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 City Council Regular Meeting Agenda

Tuesday, December 19, 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


Lemon Grove History Minute #10

Honoring Marcos Ortega on the occasion of his retirement from Marcos' Jewelry

SDG&E Overview – Vanessa Mapula Garcia, Senior Public Affairs Manager 

San Diego Sheriff Department Body Worn Cameras – Lt. Amos, San Diego Sheriff’s Department

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 City Council Meeting Minutes
     October 3, 2017 Regular Meeting
     J. Mendoza, Arambula, Jones, M. Mendoza

    November 7, 2017 Regular Meeting
    Vasquez, J. Mendoza, Arambula, Jones, M. Mendoza

    November 14, 2017 Special Meeting
    Vasquez, J. Mendoza, Arambula, Jones, 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. Annual Local Appointments List Update

The City Council will consider the revisions to the Appointments List, which serves to provide awareness of the opportunities to serve on local regulatory and advisory boards, commissions, and committees.

Reference: Susan Garcia, City Clerk
Recommendation: Receive and File

 E. Local Agency Improvement Fee Report (Fiscal Year 2016-2017) as Required by California Government Code Section 66006
The City Council will review the report for the Improvement fees and the Transportation Uniform Mitigation Fee Program.

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

F. Mayor Pro Tem Rotation 

The City Council will consider a resolution that confirms the rotation of Councilmember Jerry Jones to serve as the Mayor Pro Tem from December 19, 2017 through December 18, 2018.

Reference:  Lydia Romero, City Manager
Recommendation:  Adopt Resolution

2. Lemon Grove Little League Memorandum of Understanding

The City Council will consider a resolution that approves the memorandum of understanding with the Lemon Grove Little League.

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


3. Traffic Commission and other Municipal Code Amendments

The City Council will consider and an ordinance proposing modifications to the Lemon Grove Municipal Code adjusting the membership of the traffic advisory committee and clarify responsibilities of staff members on current management roles.

Reference: James Lough, City Attorney
Recommendation: Conduct Second Reading and Adopt Ordinance 

4. Appointment of City Councilmembers to Committees, Commissions and Boards
Click here to view the Appointment Attachment 
Reference: Racquel Vasquez, Mayor
Recommendation: Accept Appointments

 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 Government Code Section 54956.9:
One Case

Pursuant to Government Code Section 54957: Public Employee Performance Evaluation – City Manager


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