Turlock City Council Meeting Agenda 08-10-10

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City Council Agenda
AUGUST 10, 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
 
2. PROCLAMATIONS, RECOGNITIONS, APPOINTMENTS, ANNOUNCEMENTS &
PRESENTATIONS
A. Proclamation: Alexandria Backus, Miss Stanislaus 2010
B. Proclamation: Retirement of Jim Artrip, Fire Captain
C. Proclamation: Retirement of Tim Huber, Fire Captain
 
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
B. STAFF UPDATES
1. Public Safety Facility Update (Pitcock)
 
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 thematter. 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 07/15/10 in the amount of $2,328,639.22; Demands
of 07/22/10 in the amount of $656,774.46
B. Motion: Accepting Minutes of Regular Meeting of July 27, 2010; Minutes of Special
Meeting of July 27, 2010
C. Motion: Approving the Rehabilitation Forgivable Loan #4388-LL, in the amount of
$10,000 (Fund 192), where the City of Turlock will be in third position, as prescribed by
the Adopted Rehabilitation Loan Policies and Procedures
D. Motion: Approving Amendment No. 1 to an Agreement with Pervo Paint Company
(Contract No. 09-738), to change the name from Pervo Paint Company to Ennis Traffic
Safety Solutions, for traffic line paint
E. 1. Motion: Approving an agreement with Hilmar Cheese Corporation for the temporary
disposal of milk processing by-products at the City of Turlock Regional Water Quality
Control Facility
2. Motion: Authorizing the City Manager to execute future agreements for the disposal
of milk processing by-products utilizing this same agreement as a template for future
users and allowing future users to initiate a like agreement without the requirement of
City Council approval
F. Motion: Approving the template Agreement for Special Services which facilitates
partnerships between the Recreation Division and private businesses to offer recreation
opportunities to the community and authorizing the City Manager to approve Special
Services Agreements for Recreation related programs
G. Resolution: Authorizing the retirement of Turlock Police Department canines “Asta” and
“Stitch” and selling the retired canines to their current handlers, Officer Steve Rodrigues
and Officer Mike Stapler, in the amount of one dollar ($1.00) each
H. Motion: Accepting the 2008-09 audited financial reports for the City of Turlock
I. Motion: Rejecting Claim for Damages filed by Susan Salo
 
6. FINAL READINGS:
A. Recommended Action:
Ordinance: Amending Turlock Municipal Code Title 2, Chapter 1, regarding Council
voting as introduced at the July 27, 2010 special meeting.
 
7. PUBLIC HEARINGS:
A. Request to amend Turlock Municipal Code §6-4-505 to reduce the annual Wastewater
Capacity Charge penalty fees from 100% to 10% of the Wastewater Treatment Capacity
Charge for industrial users. (Cooke)
 
Recommended Action
Ordinance: Amending Turlock Municipal Code Title 6, Chapter 4, Article 5, Section 05
regarding Wastewater Capacity Charges
 
8. SCHEDULED MATTERS:
A. Consideration of an appeal by Kamal and Irene Bahadur regarding charges for staff time
and materials to enforce violations of the California Building and Electrical Codes and
Chapters 8-1 and 8-2 of the Turlock Municipal Code at 433 S. Laurel. (Picciano)
 
Recommended Action:
Motion: Denying the Appeal of Hearing Officer’s Decision and Order determining that
the charges for staff time and materials to enforce violations of the California Building
and Electrical Codes and Chapters 8-1 and 8-2 of the Turlock Municipal Code at 433
South Laurel are reasonable in the circumstances of the case
 
B. Request to acknowledge the City of Turlock’s support of intercollegiate athletic events at
California State University Stanislaus through the dissemination of event information in
City promotional materials to publicize the events and enhance the economic activity in
Turlock. (Van Guilder)
 
Recommended Action:
Resolution: Acknowledging the City of Turlock’s support of intercollegiate athletic events
at California State University Stanislaus through the dissemination of event information
in City promotional materials to publicize the events and enhance the economic activity
in Turlock
 
C. Request to affirm the City of Turlock’s participation in the Smart Valley Places
COMPACT to receive federal grant funds; and authorizing the submittal of applications
for state grant funds to 1) create a countywide CEQA Impact Modeling Tool and 2)
create a Shared Planning Principles for Stanislaus County. (Whitmore)
 
Recommended Action:
Resolution: Agreeing and affirming that the City of Turlock will participate in the Smart
Valley Places COMPACT, in conjunction with the other Smart Valley Places COMPACT
partner cities
Resolution: Authorizing the submittal of an application for grant funds for Sustainable
Communities Planning Grant and Incentives Program under the Safe Drinking Water,
Water Quality and Supply, Flood Contract, River and Coastal Protection Bond Act of
2006 (Proposition 84) for a Stanislaus Countywide CEQA Impact Modeling Tool
Resolution: Authorizing the submittal of an application for grant funds for Sustainable
Communities Planning Grant and Incentives Program under the Safe Drinking Water,
Water Quality and Supply, Flood Contract, River and Coastal Protection Bond Act of
2006 (Proposition 84) for Shared Planning Principles among local agencies in Stanislaus
County
 
D. Request to award bid and approve an agreement with Champion Industrial Contractors
of Modesto for City Project No. 10-50, “Emergency AC Replacement at PD,” pursuant to
Resolution 2010-028. (Pitcock)
 
Recommended Action:
Motion: Awarding bid and approving an agreement in the amount of $16,719 (Fund
110), with Champion Industrial Contractors of Modesto, for City Project No. 10-50,
“Emergency AC Replacement at PD”
Motion: Reaffirming the emergency of the City Manager and declaring that there is a
need to continue with the replacement of the three (3) air conditioning units at the Police
Department
 
E. Request to approve an amendment to the FY 2010/2011 budget to cover remaining
consultant costs associated with the preparation of landscape design plans for the
Monte Vista Interchange and the Golden State Corridor from Canal Drive to Taylor Road
and a Master Way Finding Sign Plan, and to approve Amendment No. 1 to Contract No.
0864 with Gates and Associates to amend the “Term of the Agreement” to allow an
additional nine (9) months to complete the contract. (Whitmore)
 
Recommended Action:
Resolution: Approving an amendment to the FY 2010/11 budget to appropriate
$3,797.04 of unspent funds from FY 2009/10 in account number 150/472-7-101
“Landscape Design Plans” to FY 2010/11 to cover the remaining consultant costs
associated with the preparation of landscape design plans for the Monte Vista
Interchange and the Golden State Corridor from Canal Drive to Taylor Road, and a
Master Way Finding Sign Plan
Motion: Approving Amendment No. 1 to Contract No. 0864 awarded on March 24, 2009,
to Gates and Associates, to prepare landscape design plans for the Monte Vista
Interchange and the Golden State Corridor from Canal Drive to Taylor Road and a
Master Way Finding Sign Plan, to amend the “Term of the Agreement” to allow an
additional nine (9) months to complete the contract by changing the ending date from
March 31, 2010 to December 31, 2010
 
F. Request to amend Resolution No. 2000-242 regarding the Elected Officials Schedule of
Benefits Package. (Wasden)
 
Recommended Action:
Resolution: Amending Resolution No. 2000-242 regarding the Elected Officials
Schedule of Benefits Package
 
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
 
 
 
Public Financing Authority
Special Meeting Agenda
AUGUST 10, 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 Public Financing Authority 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 Board 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 Board Member 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 the March 9, 2010 Meeting of the Turlock Public Financing
Authority
B. Motion: Accepting the 2008-09 audited financial reports for the Turlock Public Financing
Authority
 
5. PUBLIC HEARING: None
 
6. SCHEDULED MATTERS: None
 
7. ADJOURNMENT
The foregoing meeting is hereby called by Chairman John S. Lazar at the
above mentioned date and time pursuant to California Government Code
§54956.
_____________________________________
JOHN S. LAZAR, Chairman
 
 
 
Redevelopment Agency
Special Meeting Agenda
AUGUST 10, 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 Redevelopment Agency 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 Agency 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 Agency Member prior to this meeting for study. Unless the Chairman, an Agency Member or member of the audience has questions concerning the Consent Calendar, the items are approved at one time by the Agency. The action taken by the Agency in approving the consent items is set forth in the explanation of the individual items.
A. Motion: Accepting Minutes of July 13, 2010 Special Meeting of the Turlock
Redevelopment Agency
B. Motion: Accepting the 2008-09 audited financial reports for the Turlock Redevelopment
Agency
 
5. PUBLIC HEARING: None
 
6. SCHEDULED MATTERS:
A. Request to approve an amendment to the FY 2010/2011 budget to cover remaining
consultant costs associated with the preparation of landscape design plans for the
Monte Vista Interchange and the Golden State Corridor from Canal Drive to Taylor Road
and a Master Way Finding Sign Plan, and to approve Amendment No. 1 to Contract No.
0864 with Gates and Associates to amend the “Term of the Agreement” to allow an
additional nine (9) months to complete the contract. (Whitmore)
 
Recommended Action:
Resolution: Approving an amendment to the FY 2010/11 budget to appropriate
$3,797.04 of unspent funds from FY 2009/10 in account number 150/472-7-101
“Landscape Design Plans” to FY 2010/11 to cover the remaining consultant costs
associated with the preparation of landscape design plans for the Monte Vista
Interchange and the Golden State Corridor from Canal Drive to Taylor Road, and a
Master Way Finding Sign Plan
Motion: Approving Amendment No. 1 to Contract No. 0864 awarded on March 24, 2009,
to Gates and Associates, to prepare landscape design plans for the Monte Vista
Interchange and the Golden State Corridor from Canal Drive to Taylor Road and a
Master Way Finding Sign Plan, to amend the “Term of the Agreement” to allow an
additional nine (9) months to complete the contract by changing the ending date from
March 31, 2010 to December 31, 2010
 
7. ADJOURNMENT
The foregoing meeting is hereby called by Chairman John S. Lazar at the
above mentioned date and time pursuant to California Government Code
§54956.
_____________________________________
JOHN S. LAZAR, Chairman
 

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