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April 17, 2002
Leisure World Administration Building
23522 Paseo de Valencia
Laguna Woods, CA 92653
AGENDA DESCRIPTION: The Agenda descriptions are intended to give notice, to members of the public, of a general summary of items of business to be transacted or discussed. The listed Recommended Action represents staff or a particular Committee's recommendation. The City Council may take any action, which it deems to be appropriate on the agenda item and is not limited in any way by the recommended action. Any person wishing to address the City Council on any matter, whether or not it appears on this agenda, is requested to complete a "Request to Speak" form available at the door. The completed form is to be submitted to the City Clerk prior to an individual being heard by the City Council. Whenever possible, lengthy testimony should be presented to the City Council in writing (8 copies) and only pertinent points presented orally. Requests to speak to items on the agenda shall be heard at the appropriate point on the agenda; requests to speak about subjects not on the agenda will be heard during the Public Comment section of the meeting.
I. CALL TO ORDER
II. FLAG SALUTE
III. ROLL CALL
COUNCILMEMBERS: _Hack _ Ross _Ring _
_ McLaughlin, Mayor Pro Tem _Bouer, Mayor
V. CITY PROCLAMATIONS
All proclamations listed under this section will be enacted by one vote, unless Members of the City Council request specific items be removed for separate action. Proclamations will then be read and presented.
5.1 Proclamation - Fire Service Recognition Day - May 11, 2002
5.2 Proclamation - Volunteer Appreciation Week - April 22-28, 2002
5.3 Proclamation - Veteran Appreciation Month - May 2002
5.4 Proclamation - Clean Air Month - May 2002
VI. CONSENT CALENDAR
All matters listed under the Consent Calendar are considered routine and will be enacted by one vote. There will be no separate discussion of these items unless Members of the City Council, the public, or staff request specific items be removed from the Consent Calendar for separate action.
6.1 City Council Minutes from the adjourned regular meeting of March 15, 2002, March 20, 2002 and April 3, 2002.
RECOMMENDED ACTION: Approve minutes as submitted.
6.2 Approve the reading by title of all ordinances and resolutions. Said ordinances and resolutions that appear on the public agenda shall be determined to have been read by title only and further reading waived.
RECOMMENDED ACTION: Waive reading of ordinances and resolutions.
6.3 Treasurer's Report
RECOMMENDED ACTION: Receive and File March 2002 monthly Treasurer's Report.
6.4 Warrant Register
RECOMMENDED ACTION: Approve the April 17, 2002 Warrant Register in the amount of $524,637.13.
VII. PUBLIC HEARINGS
Public Hearings are scheduled for a time certain of 2:00 p.m. or as soon thereafter as possible. City Council, when considering the matter scheduled for hearing, will take the following actions: A. Receive staff report; B. Open the Public Hearing; C. Receive Public Comment; D. Close Public Hearing. Council comment and questions; 8. Take appropriate actions. Those wishing to address the City Council during the Public Hearing must complete a Request to Speak Form and provide it to the City Clerk prior to the Public Hearing.
VIII. COUNCIL BUSINESS
8.1 State of the City Message (Mayor Bouer)
RECOMMENDED ACTION: Receive and file.
8.2 Council Reorganization
RECOMMENDED ACTION: Consider nominations and elect a Mayor and Mayor Pro Tem to serve for the period April 2002 to November 2002.
8.3 Community Services Committee Appointment
RECOMMENDED ACTION: Ratify Councilmember Ross' nomination Of Ellen Dalrymple to the City's Community Services Committee.
8.4 Human Relations Advisory Committee
A. Ratify Councilmember Brenda Ross's Appointment of Perry King, Sr. to the Human Relations Advisory Committee.
B. Formalize the appointment of Victor Kay as Chair of the Human Relations Advisory Committee through November 2002.
C. Increase the Human Relations Advisory Committee membership from six to eleven members.
8.5 Council Subcommittees
A. Disband City Council ad hoc subcommittees.
B. Establish a two member standing committee of the City Council to deal with utilities (water, urban run-off, electricity, gas, cable television, telephone and telecommunications) issues; and appoint Councilmembers Ring and Hack as committee members.
8.6 City Council Meeting Schedule
RECOMMENDED ACTION: Shift the budget workshop meeting scheduled for Friday, April 26, 2002 to Wednesday, May 1, 2002.
8.7 Conservation and Planning League Initiative (Councilman Hack)
A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF LAGUNA WOODS, CALIFORNIA, SUPPORTING THE PLANNING AND CONSERVATION LEAGUE'S TRAFFIC CONGESTION RELIEF AND SAFE SCHOOL BUS ACT PROPOSED AS A STATEWIDE TRANSPORTATION INITIATIVE BALLOT MEASURE
IX. CITY MANAGER'S REPORT
9.1 Electricity Conservation and Action Program
A. Authorize the Council Utilities Committee to negotiate a contact with a lobbying firm, in an amount not to exceed $35,000, to assist the City with State electric legislation and regulations; and
B. Authorize the expenditure of up to $15,000 to provide technical assistance to residents who wish to modify their billing plans and/or make improvements to their homes to conserve electricity.
9.2 Land and Water Conservation Grant
A. Approve the proposed resolution authorizing the city to apply for a Land and Water Conservation grant ($215,000) entitled:
A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF LAGUNA WOODS, CALIFORNIA APPROVING THE APPLICATION FOR LAND AND WATER CONSERVATION FUNDS TO ACQUIRE 10 ACRES FOR THE LAGUNA COAST WILDERNESS PARK
B. Authorize the allocation of the City's $215,000 in 2000 State Bond Act funds ($163,000 Per Capita Grant and the $52,409 Roberti-Z'Berg-Harris Grant Program) as the City's required 50% match for the Federal Land and Water Conservation Grant Program.
9.3 General Plan
A. Give staff direction regarding the designation of land use in the proposed General Plan;
B. Authorize staff to apply to the State for an additional three and a half month extension (October 1, 2002) for preparation of the City's housing element;
C. Authorize a $20,000 increase in the budget for General Plan preparation; funding to come from the Reserve for Economic Uncertainties.
9.4 United Laguna Hills Mutual Streetlight Program
RECOMMENDED ACTION: Authorize a $30,000 increase in the budget for re-metering streetlights within United Laguna Hills Mutual; funding to come from the Reserve for Economic Uncertainties account.
X. CITY ATTORNEY'S REPORT
XI. COMMITTEE REPORTS
11.1 Laguna Canyon Foundation (Councilmember Ring)
11.2 El Toro Reuse Planning Authority (Councilmember Hack)
11.3 San Joaquin Hills Transportation Corridor Authority (Councilmember Hack)
11.4 Vector Control District (Mayor Bouer)
11.5 Library Board (Councilmember Ross)
11.6 Orange County Fire Authority (Councilmember Ross)
XII. PUBLIC COMMENTS
At this time members of the public may address the City Council regarding any items within the subject matter jurisdiction of the City Council. NO action may be taken on items not listed on the agenda unless authorized by law.
XIII. CITY COUNCIL COMMENTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
XIV. CLOSED SESSION
The meeting is adjourned to (time and date to be determined by the Council) at Laguna Woods City Hall, 24264 El Toro Road, Laguna Woods, CA 92653.
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