City Council Regular Meeting Agenda

Tuesday, March 21, 2017, 6:00 p.m.

Lemon Grove Community Center 3146 School Lane,
Lemon Grove, CA

The City Council also sits as the Lemon Grove Housing Authority, Lemon Grove Sanitation District Board, Lemon Grove Roadway Lighting District Board, and Lemon Grove Successor Agency

Call to Order

Pledge of Allegiance

Changes to the Agenda

Presentations

Introduction of Cassandra Mendenhall, Executive Assistant

Lt. Chris May Recognition of Service

Public Comment

(Note: In accordance with State Law, the general public may bring forward an item not scheduled on the agenda; however, the City Council may not take any action at this meeting. If appropriate, the item will be referred to staff or placed on a future agenda.)

1.            Consent Calendar

(Note: The items listed on the Consent Calendar will be enacted in one motion unless removed from the Consent Calendar by Council, staff, or the public. Items that are pulled will be considered at the end of the agenda.)

A. Approval of Meeting Minutes   
    March 7, 2017 – Regular Meeting
    Members present: Vasquez, Arambula, Jones, J. Mendoza, and M. Mendoza

B. City of Lemon Grove Payment Demands

     Reference:  Gilbert Rojas, Interim Finance Director
     Recommendation:  Ratify Demands

C. Waive Full Text Reading of All Ordinances on the Agenda                 

     Reference:  James P. Lough, City Attorney
     Recommendation: Waive the full text reading of all ordinances included in this agenda;
     Ordinances shall be introduced and adopted by title

D. Resolution Amending the Heartland Joint Powers Agreement

The City Council will consider a resolution amending the Heartland Communications Facility Authority Joint Powers Agreement to allow participation by San Miguel Fire Protection District.

Reference: Division Chief Drum, Heartland Fire & Rescue
Recommendation: Adopt Resolution

E. Regional Transportation Congestion Improvement Plan Fee Amendment

The City Council will consider a resolution amending RTCIP fee, from $2,357 to $2,404.14, effective July 1, 2017; February 24, 2017, the SANDAG Board of Directors approved the minimum 2 percent increase.

Reference: Mike James, Assistant City Manager/Public Works Director
Recommendation: Adopt Resolution

2. Fiscal Year 2016-17 Mid-Year Budgets

The City Council will consider adopting a resolution approving Fiscal Year 2016-17 Mid-Year Budgets.

Reference: Gilbert Rojas, Interim Finance Director
Recommendation:  Adopt Resolution

3. Award Construction Contract for the Connect Main Street Segment I Phase I Project (Contract No. 2017-16)

The City Council will consider a resolution awarding a contract for the construction of the Connect Main Street Segment I Phase, I Project to New Century Construction in the amount of $291,641.50.

Reference: Mike James, Assistant City Manager/Public Works Director and Tim Gabrielson, City Engineer
Recommendation:  Adopt Resolution

4. Public Hearing for Review of the 2016 General Plan Annual Progress Report

The City Council will conduct a public hearing and consider a resolution accepting the 2016 General Plan Annual Progress Report and authorizing submittal of the Report to the California State Office of Planning and Research and the Department of Housing and Community Development.

Reference: Eric Craig, Associate Planner and David De Vries, Development Services Director
Recommendation:  Conduct Public Hearing and Adopt Resolution

5. Annual Financial Report for Fiscal Year 2015-16

Click here to view Badawi & Associates report.

The City Council will receive the Year 2015-16 independent audit from Badawi & Associates.

Reference: Gilbert Rojas, Interim Finance Director
Recommendation:  Receive and File

City Council Oral Comments and Reports on Meetings Attended at the Expense of the City.

(GC 53232.3 (d) states that members of a legislative body shall provide brief reports on meetings attended at the expense of the local agency at the next regular meeting of the legislative body.)

Department Director Reports (Non-Action Items)

Closed Session

Conference with Legal Counsel – Anticipated Litigation Significant exposure to litigation pursuant to paragraph (2) or (3) of subdivision (d) of Section 54956.9: Three Cases

Adjournment

 

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