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CITY COUNCIL MINUTES
I. CALL TO ORDER
Mayor Ross called the Regular Meeting of the City Council of the City of
II. FLAG SALUTE
Councilmember Robbins led the flag salute.
III. ROLL CALL
COUNCILMEMBERS PRESENT: Hack, Ring, Robbins, Bouer, Ross
STAFF PRESENT: City Manager Keane; City Attorney Biggs; Assistant City Manager Reilly; Attorney Bruce Gridley; City Clerk Condon
V. CITY PROCLAMATIONS
Moved by Councilmember Ring, seconded by Councilmember Hack, and carried unanimously to approve Proclamation 5.1.
5.1 Proclamation – Willard Miller – 101st Birthday
VI. CONSENT CALENDAR
City Manager Keane requested items 6.1 and 6.4 be removed from the consent calendar.
Moved by Councilmember Ring, seconded by Councilmember Hack and carried unanimously to approve Consent Calendar items 6.1 through 6.7 excluding items 6.1 and 6.4.
6.2 Approved the reading by title of all ordinances and resolutions. Said ordinances and resolutions that appeared on the public agenda were determined to have been read by title only and further reading waived.
6.3 Treasurer’s Report
Received and Filed June 2005 monthly Treasurer’s Report
6.5 Aliso Creek National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Agreement
Approved an agreement between the County of Orange, the Orange County Flood Control District and the cities of Aliso Viejo, Laguna Beach, Laguna Hills, Laguna Niguel, Laguna Woods, Lake Forest, and Mission Viejo to fund and perform bacteriological monitoring, reporting, research and studies related to the Aliso Creek watershed; and authorized the Mayor to execute the agreement subject to approval as to form by the City Attorney.
6.6 Orange County District Attorney - Prosecution Services Agreement
Approved an agreement with the
6.7 Curbside, Inc. - Household Hazardous Waste Pick-Up Agreement
Approved an extension to the current household hazardous waste pick-up agreement with Curbside, Inc., and authorized the City Manager to execute the agreement subject to approval as to form by the City Attorney.
City Manager Keane advised there was a correction to item 6.1. The
Item 6.4 re
Moved by Councilmember Robbins, seconded by Councilmember Hack and carried unanimously to approve Consent Calendar items 6.1 and 6.4 as amended.
VII. PUBLIC HEARINGS
7.1 Acquisition of
City Manager Keane advised that the staff report contained specific information about this project and that copies were available at the back of the room for members of the audience. City Manager Keane provided a brief overview of the staff report and advised that the City had pursued other alternatives for location of a permanent city hall, including purchasing a vacant piece of property at Gate 12 West. The City made several offers to purchase the leased city hall building, but the owner declined to sell or negotiate price. The Public Review period for the Negative Declaration ended on June 14 and no
Mayor Ross re-opened the public hearing.
Kimberly Johnson, representing the property owner, summarized two letters that were provided to the Council the morning of the meeting. She identified her client’s concerns about the sufficiency of the environmental review process.
Bernard Orsi, representing S&P, discussed his support for the city prior to and after incorporation, current leasing values in the
The Public Hearing was closed.
Moved by Councilmember Hack, seconded by Councilmember Ring and carried unanimously to approve Resolution No. 05-17 entitled:
A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF LAGUNA WOODS, CALIFORNIA, FINDING AND DETERMINING THAT THE PUBLIC INTEREST, CONVENIENCE AND NECESSITY REQUIRE THE ACQUISITION OF 24264 EL TORO ROAD FOR PUBLC PURPOSES
7.2 Acquisition of Property for El Toro Road/Paseo de Valencia Intersection Improvements
City Manager Keane advised that negotiations are still continuing with the property owner and re
Moved by Councilmember Robbins, seconded by Councilmember Ring, and carried unanimously to continue the public hearing to
VIII. CITY COUNCIL
IX. CITY MANAGER’S REPORT
9.1 Citywide Emergency Vehicle Preemption System
A price quote was requested from the 3M Opti
The FY 04/05 budget included $101,400 for this project. Approximately $12,000 has been spent on engineering and related work. An additional $18,500 is required to
Moved by Councilmember Robbins, seconded by Mayor Pro Tem Bouer and unanimously carried to approve the following:
A. Award a contract to Macadee Electrical Construction, Inc., in the amount of $84,969, plus authorized change orders not to exceed 15% of the base amount, for installation of emergency vehicle preemption equipment; and authorized the City Manager to execute the contract and approve change orders, subject to approval of the contract as to form by the City Attorney.
B. Allocate $12,000 in Supplemental Law Enforcement Funds (SLEF) and $6,500 in California Law Enforcement Equipment Program (CLEEP) to the $101,400 already budgeted for the project.
XI. CITY ATTORNEY’S REPORT
City Attorney Biggs advised that everything is fine.
XII. COMMITTEE REPORTS
Councilmember Hack provided an update and advised the property is now owned by Lennar
Councilmember Hack advised they were working on the toll road financing.
12.3 Vector Control District (Mayor Pro Tem Bouer)
Mayor Pro Tem Bouer provided an update on
12.4 Library Board (Councilmember Robbins)
Councilmember Robbins reported they had not met and would probably meet in September. He encouraged residents to use the library facility at city hall.
Mayor Ross reported there would be a meeting on July 21st.
Councilmember Ring advised he was not able to attend the last meeting.
Councilmember Ring advised they did not have a meeting due to lack of a quorum.
XII. PUBLIC COMMENTS
Mary Wall briefly discussed the noise and pollution along
XIII. CITY COUNCIL COMMENTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
IV. CLOSED SESSION
The meeting was adjourned at to a regular meeting at on
SUSAN M. CONDON, City Clerk
BRENDA B. ROSS, Mayor
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