Turlock City Council Meeting Agendas 03-09-10

View the agendas for the Turlock City Council Meeting to be held on March 9, 2010 at 7:00 p.m. at City Hall.
 
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City Council
Meeting Agenda
March 9, 2010 7:00 p.m.
City of Turlock Yosemite Room
156 S. Broadway, Turlock, California
 
 
 
1.
A. CALL TO ORDER
B. SALUTE TO THE FLAG – Girl Scouts of America Troop No. 3367
 
2. PROCLAMATIONS, RECOGNITIONS, APPOINTMENTS, ANNOUNCEMENTS &
PRESENTATIONS
A. Proclamation: Girl Scouts of America Week, March 7–13, 2010
B. Presentation: Stanislaus County Library Annual Report for FY 2008/09
C. Presentation: U.S. Census Bureau and Turlock Census Complete Count Committee
 
SPEAKER CARDS: To accommodate those wishing to address the Council and allow for staff follow-up, speaker cards are available for any agendized topic or any other topic delivered under Public Comment. Please fill out and provide the Comment Card to the City Clerk or Police Officer.
 
3.
 A. SPECIAL BRIEFINGS:
1. TEEN ADVISORY COUNCIL
 
B. STAFF UPDATES: None
 
C. PUBLIC PARTICIPATION:
This is the time set aside for members of the public to directly address the City Council on any item of interest to the public, before or during the City Council’s consideration of the item, that is within the subject matter jurisdiction of the City Council. You will be allowed three (3) 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.
 
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. Resolution: Accepting Demands of 02/04/10 in the amount of $498,114.47; Demands of
02/11/10 in the amount of $1,015,191.78
B. Motion: Accepting Minutes of Regular Meeting of February 23, 2010; Minutes of Special
Meeting of February 23, 2010
C. Resolution: Authorizing the submittal of an application for the allocation of funds, and
execution of a grant agreement with the California Department of Transportation,
Division of Mass Transportation, in the amount of $912,740 from the “Public
Transportation Modernization, Improvement, and Service Enhancement Account”
(PTMISEA) – Regional Apportionment
D. Resolution: Authorizing the Purchasing Officer to dispose of surplus property by any
means determined to be in the best interest of the City of Turlock
E. Motion: Approving an Agreement for Special Services between the City of Turlock and
MBK Engineers, Inc., for a hydraulic analysis of the impact of the proposed construction
of the Harding Drain outfall on the San Joaquin River as required by the Central Valley
Flood Protection Board, in an amount not to exceed $6,500, to be funded by Fund 184
(Sewer Bonds)
F. Resolution: Approving renewal of a Public Dance Hall Permit for Wellington’s Pub and
Restaurant, located at 10 E. Main Street, owned and operated by Anthony T. and
Dorothy L. Walker
G. Resolution: Approving and supporting the request of the County of Stanislaus to be
included in the Stanislaus Enterprise Zone
H. Resolution: Adopting a new job classification series for Land Surveyor Technician
Trainee/I/II, as outlined in the City of Turlock’s Personnel System Rules and Regulations
I. Resolution: Supporting the California High Speed Rail Authority to locate the Heavy
Maintenance Facility (HMF) in Merced County
 
6. FINAL READINGS:
A. Recommended Action:
Ordinance: Amending Turlock Municipal Code Title 3, Chapter 1, Article 1, regarding
Business Licenses as introduced at the February 23, 2010 meeting.
 
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 adopt a Negative Declaration of Environmental Effect for General Plan
Amendment 2009-03 (Draft 2007-14) Housing Element and directing staff to submit the
Draft 2007-14 Housing Element to the State Housing and Community Development
Department for a mandatory 60-day review period pursuant to Government Code
Section 65585(b). (Whitmore)
 
Recommended Action:
Resolution: Adopting a Negative Declaration of Environmental Effect for General Plan
Amendment 2009-03 (Draft 2007-14 Housing Element)
Motion: Directing staff to submit the Draft 2007-14 Housing Element to the State
Housing and Community Development Department for a mandatory 60-day review
period pursuant to Government Code Section 65585(b)
 
8. SCHEDULED MATTERS:
A. Request to approve an agreement with Sun Valley Pumping of Turlock, CA, for the
delivery of fat, oil, and grease (FOG) to facilitate the increase in methane gas production
for utilization in the Turlock Irrigation District Fuel Cell power generator system and
authorize the City Manager to execute future like agreements. (Madden)
 
Recommended Action:
Motion: Approving an agreement with Sun Valley Pumping of Turlock, CA, for the
delivery of fat, oil, and grease (FOG) to facilitate the increase in methane gas production
for utilization in the Turlock Irrigation District Fuel Cell power generator system
Resolution: Authorizing the City Manager to execute future agreements for the delivery
of fat, oil, and grease (FOG) utilizing the terms of the agreement with Sun Valley
Pumping of Turlock as a template for future users and allowing future users to initiate a
like agreement without the requirement of City Council approval
 
B. Request to rescind existing policies, procedures and standards, and adopting new and
amended policies, procedures and rehabilitation standards for administering the
Residential Rehabilitation Program by the City of Turlock to address changes in the
housing market and the addition of new funding sources. (Pitt)
 
Recommended Action:
Resolution: Rescinding the existing policies, procedures and standards, and adopting
new and amended polices, procedures and rehabilitation standards for administering the
Residential Rehabilitation Program by the City of Turlock for all funding sources
 
9. COUNCIL ITEMS FOR FUTURE CONSIDERATION
 
10. COUNCIL COMMENTS
Councilmembers may provide a brief report on notable topics of interest. The Brown Act does not allow discussion or action by the legislative body.
 
11. CLOSED SESSION
 
12. ADJOURNMENT
 
City Council
Special Meeting Agenda
March 9, 2010 7:00 p.m.
City of Turlock Yosemite Room
156 S. Broadway, Turlock, California
 
 
1. CALL TO ORDER
 
2. PUBLIC PARTICIPATION – LIMITED TO ITEMS DESCRIBED IN THE NOTICE FOR THIS MEETING
This is the time set aside for citizens to address the City Council concerning any item that has been described in the notice for the meeting before or during consideration of that item. You will be allowed three (3) 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.
 
3. DECLARATION OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST AND DISQUALIFICATIONS
 
4. 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: Approving a Specific Special Services Agreement for appraisal services for the
term of the Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP), with Cogdill & Giomi Real Estate
Appraisers and Consultants, for real estate appraisal services for the acquisition of
foreclosed and vacant homes per the guidelines for the Federal Stimulus funds received
for the City of Turlock, in an amount not to exeed $6,000
 
5. SCHEDULED MATTERS: None
 
6. ADJOURNMENT:
The foregoing meeting is hereby called by Mayor John S. Lazar at the
above mentioned date and time pursuant to California Government Code
§54956.
_____________________________________
JOHN S. LAZAR, Mayor
 
 
 
City Council
Public Financing Authority Meeting Agenda
March 9, 2010 7:00 p.m.
City of Turlock Yosemite Room
156 S. Broadway, Turlock, California
 
 
1. CALL TO ORDER
 
2. PUBLIC PARTICIPATION:
This is the time set aside for members of the public to directly address the Board on any item of interest to the public, before or during the Board’s consideration of the item, that is within the subject matter jurisdiction of the Board. You will be allowed three (3) 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 Board addresses the matter. No action or discussion may be undertaken on any item not appearing on the posted agenda, except that the Board may refer the matter to staff or request it be placed on a future agenda.
 
3. DECLARATION OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST AND DISQUALIFICATIONS
 
4. CONSENT CALENDAR:
Information concerning the consent items listed hereinbelow has been forwarded to each Board Members prior to this meeting for study. Unless the Chairman, a Board Member or member of the audience has questions concerning the Consent Calendar, the items are approved at one time by the Board. The action taken by the Board in approving the consent items is set forth in the explanation of the individual items.
 
A. Motion: Accepting Minutes of Regular Meeting of March 10, 2009
 
5. SCHEDULED MATTERS: None
 
6. ADJOURNMENT

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