Turlock City Council Meeting Agenda 12-13-11

Tuesday’s December 13th Turlock City Council meeting agenda will begin with a reception honoring retiring City Clerk Rhonda Greenlee at 6pm. The regular Council meeting will begin at 7pm with the new appointed City Clerk, Kellie Weaver, taking the oath of office. In addition, Council will be recognizing CSUS Women’s Soccer Team for their 2011 CCAA Tournament Championship, and appointments to both the Planning Commission and the Parks, Recreation & Community Commission.

 
Items of interest for discussion include an Economic Development Business Model for the Turlock Municipal Airport, an update on Turlock’s Business Incentive Program, and an update on the 2011 Christmas Parade.
 
Action items of interest include the final reading of an updated street tree ordinance requiring property owners to keep the space of hanging limbs from the street at an increased height of at least 16 feet but not more than 20 feet and sidewalk clearance at a minimum of 7 feet but not more than 10 feet. Also on the agenda under action items is the approval of the Turlock Convention and Visitors Bureau’s $211,645 budget for 2012 to be paid from Transient Occupancy Tax.
 
The City Council agenda also includes a closed session evaluation of City Manager Roy Wasden.


People may also watch the Council video live from a link on the City of Turlock website or on Charter channel 2.

View the complete Turlock City Council Agenda Packet in pdf form here:
 
 
Text Version:
 


City Council Agenda 
DECEMBER 13, 2011 
7:00 p.m. 
City of Turlock Yosemite Room 
156 S. Broadway, Turlock, California 
 
6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.   Reception Honoring Rhonda Greenlee, Retiring City Clerk 

1. A. CALL TO ORDER 
B. SALUTE TO THE FLAG

2. PROCLAMATIONS, RECOGNITIONS, APPOINTMENTS, ANNOUNCEMENTS & 
PRESENTATIONS 
A.  Appointment: Oath of Office for City Clerk 
B.  Recognition:  Retirement of City Employee Rhonda Greenlee, Executive Assistant to the 
City Manager/City Clerk, December 29, 2011 
C.  Proclamation:  California State University Stanislaus, Women’s Soccer 2011 California 
Collegiate Athletic Association Tournament Champions  
D.  Appointment: Planning Commission 
E.  Appointment: Parks, Recreation & Community Commission 

3. A. SPECIAL BRIEFINGS:  
1. Economic Development Business Models for the Turlock Municipal Airport, California 
State University Stanislaus, Masters of Public Administration Students
B. STAFF UPDATES:   
1. Business Incentive Program Update and Check Presentation to Dr. Prashant S. Parmar, 
DDS, Accurate Family Dental (McNally-Dial)
2. Christmas Parade Update (Packwood) 
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 October 27, 2011 in the amount of $1,410,160.53; 
Demands of November 3, 2011 in the amount of $1,078,149.36; Demands of November 
10, 2011 in the amount of $1,414,014.11; Demands of November 17, 2011 in the 
amount of $2,355,701.13 
B.  Motion:  Accepting Minutes of 5:00 p.m. Special Joint Turlock City Council/Planning 
Commission Meeting of November 8, 2011; Minutes of Regular Meeting of November 8, 
2011 
C.  Motion:  Approving Contract Change Order No. 1 in the amount of $95,576.15 (Fund 
305) for City Project No. 0804B, “Turlock Public Safety Facility, Category 2 – Demolition, 
Grading and Site Paving,” bringing the contract total to $1,004,802.15 
D.  Motion:  Accepting the Capital Facility Fee Program report for Fiscal Year 2010/11 
E. 1.  Motion:  Awarding bid and approving an agreement in the amount of $421,907 (Fund 
215) with Elite Landscaping, Inc. of Clovis, California, for City Project No. 
0871/RPSTPLE-5165(053), “Christoffersen Parkway Median Landscaping” 
 2.  Resolution:  Approving the transfer of $150,000 from account number 305-40-
440.51270 “Christoffersen-Geer to Olive Median” into account number 215-40-
420.51210 “Christoffersen Parkway/Geer Road to Olive” Council Agenda 
F. 1.  Resolution:  Approving the repayment of funds from a non-federal source as required 
by the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the 
State of California Housing and Community Development Department (HCD) in the 
amount of $12,238 from account number 605-10167.472001_001 and authorizing funds 
to be remitted to HUD as specified in Exhibit A 
 2.  Resolution:  Appropriating $35,421 to account number 110-10-112.47217 “HUD 
Grant Repayment” from Fund 110 “General Fund” reserve balance for the repayment of 
funds from a non-federal source as required by the United States Department of 
Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and authorizing the wire transfer per HUD’s 
instructions 
G.  Resolution:  Authorizing the Purchasing Officer to dispose of surplus property by any 
means determined to be in the best interest of the City 
H.  Motion:  Approving the purchase of one (1) Caterpillar 907H Compact Wheel Loader 
through the State of California (CMAS Contract No. 4-09-23-0027A), from Holt of 
California, located in Sacramento, California for the Parks, Recreation & Public Facilities 
Division, in an amount not to exceed $87,793, without compliance to the formal bid 
procedure 
I.  Motion:  Approving the service agreement with Todd Gayman, DBA Root Tamers of 
Redding, California, for chemical root control treatment of sewer lines for the Municipal 
Services Utilities Division for a period of twelve (12) months, in an amount not to exceed 
$10,000 
J.  Motion:  Approving Amendment No. 1 to the service agreement between the City of 
Turlock and Applied Pest Management, Inc., to include pest control services to all Fire 
Stations in an additional amount of $405 annually, increasing the annual amount of the 
agreement from $2,640 to $3,045 
K.  Resolution:  Accepting donations received from October through December of FY 
2011/12 to be deposited as per the attached worksheet, for a variety of Parks, 
Recreation & Public Facilities Division programs, scholarships, and activities 
L.  Resolution:  Appropriating $13,000 to account number 217-50-510.41002_000 “Parttime help” and $2,000 to associated benefits from Fund 217 “Streets” reserve balance to 
cover the cost of hiring two (2) part-time employees in the Streets Maintenance area 
M.   Motion:  Accepting the report regarding the changes to the City of Turlock Facility 
Affiliate Program 
N.  Motion:  Approving the renewal of the Memorandum of Understanding between the City 
of Turlock and the Turlock Unified School District to offer youth basketball programs 
within the community 
O.  Resolution:  Accepting an allocation of funds, execution of a grant agreement and the 
commitments necessary to administer the Selective Traffic Enforcement Program 
(STEP) grant through the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) from October 1, 2011 
to September 30, 2012 in an amount not to exceed $90,000 and appropriating said 
funds for expenditures in Fund 266 “Police Grants” for FY 2011-12 
P. 1.  Resolution:  Accepting an allocation of funds, execution of a grant agreement and the 
commitments necessary to hosting and administering the “Avoid the 12 – Stanislaus 
County” grant program through the California Office of Traffic Safety from October 1, 
2011 to September 30, 2012, in an amount not to exceed $188,000 and appropriating 
said funds for expenditures in Fund 266 “Police Grants” for FY 2011-12 
 2.  Motion:  Approving a Memorandum of Understanding between the City of Turlock 
Police Department and Modesto Police Department, Stanislaus County Sheriff’s 
Department, Ceres Police Department, Oakdale Police Department, Newman Police 
Department, CSU Stanislaus University Police Department, and Stanislaus County Council Agenda 
Probation Department beginning October 1, 2011 and ending September 30, 2012 for 
participation in the “Avoid the 12-Stanislaus County” grant program through the 
California Office of Traffic Safety 
Q.  Resolution:  Authorizing the approval and execution of the City of Turlock to enter into an 
Amendment to the Stanislaus Drug Enforcement Agency Joint Powers Agreement 
previously adopted on June 9, 2008 
R.  Resolution:  Accepting donations valued at $380 from various donors in support of the 
Turlock Fire Department’s Annual Open House and Safety Fair held on October 15, 
2011 
S.  Motion:  Approving an agreement between the City of Turlock and Jarvis, Fay, Doporto 
& Gibson for legal services related to compliance with CEQA and related land use laws 
for the City’s updated General Plan, including review of the Draft and Final EIR and 
related CEQA documentation for the General Plan 
T.  Resolution:  Approving the withdrawal of the City of Turlock from the Pacific Housing and 
Finance Agency, a joint powers financing agency established in 1997 pursuant to the 
Marks Roos Local Bond Pooling Act 
U.  Resolution:  Making certain findings and determinations in compliance with Section 
XIII.B of the California Constitution and Section 7910 of the California Government Code 
and setting the Appropriation Limit for the City of Turlock for the 2011-12 fiscal year 
V.  Resolution:  Appropriating amounts as detailed in Attachment “A” from each Fund’s 
respective reserve balance for a 4.5% base pay equity adjustment from November 16, 
2011 to November 16, 2012 
W.  Resolution:  Appropriating $1,580 to account number 110-10-112.47070_006 “Property 
Taxes-144 S. Broadway (Downtown Business District)” from Fund 110 “General Fund” 
reserve balance for the direct assessments for this property 
X.  Resolution:  Authorizing the creation of one (1) new job classification of 
Secretary/Deputy City Clerk and the reclassification of two (2) positions in Administrative 
Services; and Appropriating $1,158 to account number 110-10-102.41001 “Salary” and 
$291 to respective benefits accounts from Fund 110 “General Fund” reserve balance; 
Appropriating $2,376 to account number 110-10-103.41001 “Salary” and $597 to 
respective benefits accounts from  Fund110 “General Fund” reserve balance; 
Appropriating $2,375 to account number 110-10-110.41001 “Salary” and $462 to 
respective benefits accounts from Fund 110 “General Fund” reserve balance; and 
Appropriating $80 to account number 110-10-110.41050 “Bilingual” and $15 to 
respective benefits accounts from Fund 110 “General Fund” reserve balance 
Y.  Resolution:  Authorizing the request to the CalPERS Board of Administrators to approve 
an extension in accordance with Government Code Section 21221(h) for the temporary 
employment of David Young 

6. FINAL READINGS:    
A.  Recommended Action: 
Ordinance:  Amending Turlock Municipal Code Title 10, Chapter 2, Section 5 regarding 
height requirements for trees, overhanging public streets, alleys, and sidewalks 
as introduced at the November 11, 2011 meeting. 

7. PUBLIC HEARINGS:  None Council Agenda 

8. SCHEDULED MATTERS:
A. Request to accept the Convention and Visitors Bureau Annual Report for 2011, 
approving the 2012 budget and authorizing the execution of any and all related 
documents.  (Van Guilder) 
Recommended Action: 
Motion:  Accepting the Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) Annual Report for 2011 
and approving the 2012 Budget 
Resolution:  Authorizing the execution of any and all documents relative to the 
Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) including but not limited to any amendments to 
the current agreement 

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 
Public Employee Annual Performance Evaluation, Cal. Gov’t Code §54957 
Title:  City Manager 

12. ADJOURNMENT 


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