Turlock City Council Special and Regular Meeting Agendas on Tuesday

The Turlock City Council will hold a special meeting to discuss the Mayor’s Gang Task Force at 6:15pm. The regular meeting at 7:00pm will include funding the Turlock Chamber of Commerce with $190,000, an approved piano bar appeal, whether to commit to TID’s Surface Water Treatment Plant, many appointments, and more. View the complete agenda in rough text format here.  The Regular Meeting will be shown on TurlockCityNews.com with live chat.
 
 
Turlock City Council Special Meeting Agenda
JANUARY 13, 2009 at 6:15 p.m.
City of Turlock Yosemite Room
156 S. Broadway, Turlock, California
 
1. CALL TO ORDER
2. WORKSHOP
A. Mayor’s Gang Task Force presentation
3. ADJOURNMENT
 
Turlock City Council Agenda
JANUARY 13, 2009 at 7:00 p.m.
City of Turlock Yosemite Room
156 S. Broadway, Turlock, California
 
1. A. CALL TO ORDER
B. SALUTE TO THE FLAG AND INVOCATION: Pastor Dave Larson, New Life Christian Center
 
2. PROCLAMATIONS, RECOGNITIONS, APPOINTMENTS, ANNOUNCEMENTS &
PRESENTATIONS
A. Appointment: Vice Mayor
B. Appointment: Planning Commission
C. Appointment: StanCOG (Member & Alternate)
D. Appointment: San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District Special City Selection
Committee (Member & Alternate)
E. Presentation: League of California Cities Update (Stephen Qualls)
F. Presentation: Turlock Community Collaborative (Hugo Ramirez)
G. Presentation: Turlock Together (Manuel Drumonde)
H. Presentation: Turlock City Employees Charities Committee (Diana Lewis)
 
3. A. TEEN ADVISORY COUNCIL BRIEFING
B. CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY STANISLAUS BRIEFING
C. COMMISSION BRIEFINGS
D. CHAMBER OF COMMERCE BRIEFING
 
4. A. MOTION WAIVING READING OF ALL ORDINANCES ON THE AGENDA, EXCEPT BY
TITLE
B. DECLARATION OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST AND DISQUALIFICATIONS
 
5. CONSENT CALENDAR:
Information concerning the consent items listed hereinbelow has been forwarded to each Councilmember prior to this
meeting for study. Unless the Mayor, a Councilmember or member of the audience has questions concerning the
Consent Calendar, the items are approved at one time by the Council. The action taken by the Council in approving
the consent items is set forth in the explanation of the individual items.
A. Motion: Accepting Demands of 11/26/08 in the amount of $344,185.60; Demands of
12/04/08 in the amount of $688,666.48; Demands of 12/11/08 in the amount of
$2,928,199.71
B. Motion: Accepting Minutes of Special Meeting of December 2, 2008; Minutes of Special
Meeting of December 9, 2008; Minutes of Regular Meeting of December 9, 2008
C. Motion: Accepting notification of Contract Change Order No. 5 in the amount of $2,280
(Fund 143) with Overaa Construction, for City Project No. 0669, “Tertiary Filters 7 & 8”
D. Motion: Accepting notification of Contract Change Order No. 2 in the amount of $12,683
(Fund 139 & 140) for City Project No. 0681, “CNG Slow Fill Station,” bringing the
contract total to $216,542
E. Motion: Approving Amendment No. 1 with Wenell Mattheis Bowe, Inc., for broadening
their scope of work to include an additional $1,650 (Fund 175) for supplementary civil
engineering services to support the design of the Carnegie Arts Center, City Project No.
0704, “Carnegie Arts Center Rebuild”
F. Motion: Approving Amendment No. 2 with RRM Design Group, increasing the original
Agreement by $11,580 (Fund 175) to a new total of $58,427, for City Project No. 0719,
“Fire Station No. 1 Parking Lot”
G. Motion: Approving Amendment No. 1 to Agreement No. 07-460, increasing Kenneth D.
Schmidt & Associates’ compensation by $10,500 (Fund 141) to $28,000, for water
quality services for the construction of a City well, City Project No. 0762, “Water Well
No. 40”
H. Motion: Approving Contract Change Order No. 1 with American Modular Systems in the
amount of $44,100 (Fund 175) for City Project No. 0803, “Interim Property and
Investigations Facility”
I. Motion: Approving Contract Change Order No. 1 with Harris Builders in the amount of
$11,730 (Fund 175) for City Project No. 0803, “Interim Property and Investigations
Facility”
J. 1. Motion: Awarding Bid and approving an Agreement in the amount of $2,857 (Fund
110 & 114) with Pacific Valley Roofing, Inc. of Ceres, California, for City Project No.
0867, “Fire Station No. 4 Engine Bay Roof Repair”
2. Resolution: Appropriating $2,000 from account number 110/421-02-28 “Contract
Special Services” to 114/700-07-32 “Roof Repair Fire Station No. 4 Engine Bay”
Council Agenda
January 13, 2009
Page 3
K. 1. Motion: Approving the purchase of one (1) mechanic’s truck with a telescopic crane
from Bonander Truck of Turlock for the Electrical/Mechanical Department of Municipal
Services in an amount not to exceed $85,794 (Fund 129 & 130)
2. Resolution: Appropriating $10,794 from the available balance in Fund 130
“Equipment Pool Replacement” reserve balance to account number 129/731-03-91
“Sewer Crane Truck,” for the purchase of one (1) mechanic’s truck with telescopic crane
from Bonander Truck, in an amount not to exceed $85,794
L. Motion: Approving Amendment No. 2 with Larry Walker Associates for the
Supplemental Monitoring Program for the San Joaquin River (SMP) in the amount of
$25,000 (Fund 129)
M. Resolution: Declaring equipment surplus and obsolete to City needs and authorizing the
sales of same at public auction by Roger Ernst and Associates; and authorizing the
donation of cellular phones to the Women/Family Shelters and/or other non-profit
organizations; and declaring certain miscellaneous equipment as scrap and not to be
sold at auction and declaring other miscellaneous scrap equipment to be sold to any
interested parties at fair market value
N. Motion: Authorizing the submittal of an application and acceptance of an allocation of
funds from Save Mart Supermarkets for the Community S.H.A.R.E.S. program for the
purpose of fundraising for Recreation activities and scholarships
O. Resolution: Authorizing the release of unclaimed checks pursuant to California
Government Code Section 50050 and 50053 to the City of Turlock
P. Motion: Accepting staff recommendation to remove utility payment drop boxes from
three locations effective March 1, 2009
Q. Motion: Rejecting Claim for Damages filed by Howard and Cathy Walton
R. Motion: Rejecting Claim for Damages filed by Mark Young
S. Motion: Rejecting Claim for Damages filed by Ashlee Reich
T. Resolution: Designating the parcel at 2530 W. Tuolumne Road, more particularly
described as Stanislaus County Assessors Parcel No. 088-010-053, as Miracle League
Field at Snider Park
 
6. FINAL READINGS: None
 
7. PUBLIC HEARINGS:
 
A. Request for approval establishing a lien for payment for the abatement of certain weeds,
obnoxious growth and other debris on property and abandoned vehicles that are a
nuisance to the public. (Boyd)
Recommended Action:
Resolution: Assessing properties for abatement costs and establishing a lien for
payment
 
B. Request to amend the Zoning Map of the City of Turlock, attached to Title 9 of the
Turlock Municipal Code [Rezone 2008-04 (City-Wide)] and find the project exempt from
the provisions of CEQA pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15061(b)(3). (Stillo)
Recommended Action:
Motion: Finding the project exempt from the provisions of CEQA pursuant to CEQA
Guidelines Section 15061(b)(3) [No Environmental Impact]
Ordinance: Amending the Zoning Map of the City of Turlock, California, attached to Title
9 of the Turlock Municipal Code [Rezone 2008-04 (City-Wide)]
 
C. Request to amend the Turlock Municipal Code Title 11 (Subdivisions) to extend the
initial life of a tentative map or a parcel map from two (2) years to three (3) years and to
allow the subdivider to request a time extension of up to twenty-four (24) months, not to
exceed a total of five (5) years from the date of the original map approval. (Whitmore)
Recommended Action:
Motion: Determining that the proposed amendments are “exempt” from the provisions of
the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section
15061(b)(3) [Review for Exemption]
Ordinance: Amending Turlock Municipal Code Title 11 (Subdivisions) to extend the
initial life of a tentative map or a parcel map from two (2) years to three (3) years and to
allow the subdivider to request a time extension of up to twenty-four (24) months, not to
exceed a total of five (5) years from the date of the original map approval
 
D. Request to grant an appeal of Planning Commission Action, amending the Conditions of
Approval, and approving Conditional Use Permit 2008-06 (Vintage Lounge), as
amended. (Whitmore)
Recommended Action:
Motion: Finding the project exempt from the provisions of CEQA pursuant to CEQA
Guidelines Section 15301 [Existing Facilities]
Resolution: Granting an Appeal of Planning Commission Action, amending the
Conditions of Approval, and approving Conditional Use Permit 2008-06 (Vintage
Lounge), as amended
 
8. CITIZEN PARTICIPATION:
This is the time set aside for citizens to address the City Council on issues within the Council jurisdiction. You will be
allowed five (5) minutes for your comments. If you wish to speak regarding an item on the agenda, you may be
asked to defer your remarks until the Council addresses the matter.
No action or discussion may be undertaken on any item not appearing on the posted agenda, except that Council
may refer the matter to staff or request it be placed on a future agenda.
 
9. SCHEDULED MATTERS:
 
A. Request to accept the report by the Turlock Regional Aviation Association (TRAA) on
the operation and management of the Turlock Municipal Airport. (French)
Recommended Action:
Motion: Accepting report by the Turlock Regional Aviation Association (TRAA) on the
operation and management of the Turlock Municipal Airport
 
B. Request to award bid and approve an agreement in the amount of $1,031,945, (Fund
141) with Vulcan Construction and Maintenance, Inc., of Fresno, California, for City
Project No. 0833, “Commercial Water Meters.” (Pitcock)
Recommended Action:
Motion: Awarding Bid and approving an Agreement in the amount of $1,031,945 (Fund
141) with Vulcan Construction and Maintenance, Inc., of Fresno, California, for City
Project No. 0833, “Commercial Water Meters”
 
C. Request to accept results of the sealed bid process for the property located at 400 B
Street and provide direction to staff with regard to method and terms of sale. (French)
Recommended Action:
Motion: Accepting results of sealed bid process for the disposition of real property
located at 400 B Street (APN No. 043-048-049), and providing direction to staff with
regard to method and terms of sale
 
D. Request to acknowledge City Council’s intent to commit to participation in the Turlock
Irrigation District Regional Surface Water Project and to approve an agreement with
ECO:LOGIC Engineers, Inc., for the preparation of a Water Rate and Development
Impact Fee Study to analyze the impacts of metered water use and the TID Regional
Surface Water Project on Water Rates and Development Impact Fees. (Madden)
Recommended Action:
Motion: Acknowledging the City Council’s intent to commit to participation in the Turlock
Irrigation District Regional Surface Water Project
Motion: Approving an agreement with ECO:LOGIC Engineers, Inc., for the preparation
of a Water Rate and Development Impact Fee Study to analyze the impacts of metered
water use and the TID Regional Surface Water Project on Water Rates and
Development Impact Fees in an amount not to exceed $45,000 (Fund 141)
 
E. Request to accept the Convention and Visitor’s Bureau (CVB) Annual Report and
approving the 2008/09 budget. (Kerr)
Recommended Action:
Motion: Accepting the Convention and Visitor’s Bureau (CVB) Annual Report and
approving the 2008/09 budget
 
F. Request to authorize staff to seek proposals for consulting services to assist in
Council/Staff team building and goal setting. (Kerr)
Recommended Action:
Motion: Authorizing staff to seek proposals for consulting services to assist Council/Staff
team building and goal setting
 
10. STAFF UPDATES
 
11. COUNCIL ITEMS FOR FUTURE CONSIDERATION
 
12. CLOSED SESSION
Conference with Real Property Negotiators, Cal. Gov’t Code §54956.8
Property: 201 W. Olive Ave. APN 061-011-054
Agency Negotiators: Tim Kerr
Negotiating Parties: Spirit Master Funding III LLC, c/o Cathy Phillips
Under Negotiation: Price and Terms of Payment
Conference with Real Property Negotiators, Cal. Gov’t Code §54956.8
Property: 210 N. Broadway APN 061-011-058
Agency Negotiators: Tim Kerr
Negotiating Parties: Gary E. Dahlstrom
Under Negotiation: Price and Terms of Payment
Public Employee Performance Evaluation, Cal. Gov’t Code §54957
Title: City Attorney
Public Employee Performance Evaluation, Cal. Gov’t Code §54957
Title: City Manager

13. ADJOURNMENT

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