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CITY COUNCIL and REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY Agenda

TUESDAY, June 24, 2008

ART PICK COUNCIL CHAMBER, CITY HALL

3900 MAIN STREET, RIVERSIDE, CA 92522

CITY CLERK'S OFFICE 951-826-5557

MISSION STATEMENT

The City of Riverside is committed to providing high quality municipal services to ensure a safe, inclusive, and livable community

PLEASE NOTE--The numerical order of items on this agenda is for convenience of reference. Items may be taken out of order upon request of the Mayor or Members of the City Council and Redevelopment Agency.

Pursuant to the City Council Meeting Rules adopted by Resolution No. 21553, the Members of the City Council and the public are reminded that they must preserve order and decorum throughout the Meeting. In that regard, Members of the City Council and the public are advised that any delay or disruption in the proceedings or a refusal to obey the orders of the City Council or the presiding officer constitutes a violation of these rules.

3 P.M.--CITY COUNCIL

COUNCILMEMBER ADAMS CALLS MEETING TO ORDER

PUBLIC HEARINGS/PLANNING REFERRALS AND APPEALS --Audience participation is encouraged.

1. Land Use Committee and staff recommend a Resolution of the City Council of the City of Riverside, California: (1) recording receipt of written protests, comments or objections to proposed annual rate adjustments for commercial and residential solid waste collection services; (2) approving annual rate adjustments for commercial solid waste collection services, for a ten year period, effective July 1, 2008; and (3) approving annual rate adjustments for residential solid waste collection services, for five years, effective July 1, 2008 - Waive further reading (All Wards)

2. Public Comment Period - This is the portion of the meeting specifically set aside to invite your comments regarding any items on closed sessions, Redevelopment Agency Consent Calendar, or other matters within the jurisdiction of the Redevelopment Agency - Individual audience participation is limited to 3 minutes and you will be asked to state your name and city of residence.

AGENCY CONSENT CALENDAR--All matters listed under the CONSENT CALENDAR are considered routine by the Agency and may be enacted by one motion in the form listed below. There will be no separate discussion of these items unless, before the Redevelopment Agency votes on the motion to adopt, Members of the Redevelopment Agency or staff request specific items be removed from the Consent Calendar for separate action.

Removed consent items will be discussed immediately after adoption of the balance of the Consent Calendar.

3. A Resolution of the Redevelopment Agency of the City of Riverside, California, finding that planning and administrative expenses from the Agency’s low and moderate income housing funds for the 2008-2009 Fiscal Year are necessary for the production, improvement or preservation of low and moderate income housing - Waive further reading (All Wards)

4. Riverside Renaissance - Transfer $155,000 from La Sierra/Arlanza Project Area Unprogrammed 2007 Tax-Exempt Bond Funds Account for planning, engineering design, environmental assessment, geotechnical study, and related services for extension of Collett Avenue from Buchanan Street to Napa Lane (Ward 7)

CLOSED SESSIONS - Time listed is approximate. The City Council may adjourn to the below listed Closed Sessions at their convenience during this City Council meeting.

5. City Council - Pursuant to Government Code §54956.8 to instruct City’s Negotiator, Bradley J. Hudson, regarding price and terms of payment for the purchase, sale, exchange, or lease of 3203 Harrison Street, APN 234-231-045; 2970, 2990, 3030, 3050, 3070, 3110, 3140, 3196, and 3200 Meyers Street, APN 234-240-014; and 3051, 3075, and 3125 Meyers Street, APN 234-270-017; by CTF5-Citrus Park, LLC, a California Limited Liability Company; Dan Culler, CT Realty Corporation, Negotiator

6. City Council - Pursuant to Government Code §54956.9(a) to confer with and/or receive advice from legal counsel concerning Jason Schlieper v City of Riverside, et al., Riverside Superior Court Case No. RIC 473305

7. City Council - Pursuant to Government Code §54956.9(c) to confer with and/or receive advice from legal counsel concerning two cases of anticipated litigation

8. Redevelopment Agency - Pursuant to Government Code §54956.8 to instruct Agency’s Negotiator, Bradley J. Hudson, regarding price and terms of payment for the purchase, sale, exchange, or lease of 3876 Sixth Street and 3620 Fairmount Boulevard, APN’s 213-221-001 and 002, respectively; by Pamela C. Bacich, Alexa Foster and Steve Foster, husband and wife, Roy Arthur Horning and Cynthia C. Horning, trustees, U/D/T dated June 16, 2000, and James C. Rainey and Alison Bell Rainey as Trustees of the James and Alison Rainey Living Trust 2006 dated April 27, 2006; Steve Foster, Negotiator

6:15 P.M.--CITY COUNCIL

9. Report from Human Relations Commission Chair Omar M. Zaki (All Wards)

6:30 P.M.

INVOCATION

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAG

10. Councilmember Gardner will recognize third grader Quinn Douhan for her community activism

11. Councilmember Adams will recognize Ana de la Tejera with the Spark Plug Award for her work with the Arlanza Community

12. Councilmember Adams to call upon Riverside East Rotary member Finn Comer and Old Farts Racing Team member Mark Godfrey to give an update on the 2008 Show ‘N Go Car Show

DISCUSSION CALENDAR--This portion of the City Council's Agenda is for all matters where staff and public participation is anticipated. Audience participation is encouraged.

PLEASE NOTE--Individual audience participation is limited to 3 minutes.

13. Oral report - Police Department Strategic Plan update (All Wards)

14. Riverside Renaissance - Joint item with Redevelopment Agency - Design-Build Agreement with Paul C. Miller Construction Co., Inc., and MVE Institutional Architects for $6,300,000 and five percent contingency from Parks, Recreation, and Community Services Department budget and La Sierra/Arlanza Project Area 2007 Unprogrammed Tax-Exempt Account to construct senior center at La Sierra Park consisting of 13,800-square-foot center with disabled parking lot, drop off area, patio space, visitor and service entrances, computer training and billiards rooms, arts and crafts room with patio, fitness center, dining hall, kitchen, library, and administrative offices and formal entry, reception area, 400-square-foot replacement office space, painting of interior hallways, and facade improvements to existing Community Center - 5215 La Sierra Avenue - A Resolution of the City Council of the City of Riverside, California, adopting findings pursuant to Health & Safety Code Section 33445 and authorizing payment of costs for publicly owned projects within the La Sierra/Arlanza Redevelopment Project Area for the senior center at La Sierra Park - A Resolution of the Redevelopment Agency of the City of Riverside, California, adopting findings pursuant to Health & Safety Code Section 33445 and authorizing payment of costs for publicly owned projects within the La Sierra/Arlanza Redevelopment Project Area for the senior center at La Sierra Park - Waive further readings - Funds transfer (Ward 7)

15. Public Comment Period - This is the portion of the meeting specifically set aside to invite your comments regarding any items on City Council Consent Calendar, joint Consent items with the Redevelopment Agency, or matters within the jurisdiction of the City Council - Individual audience participation is limited to 3 minutes, and you will be asked to state your name and city of residence.

CONSENT CALENDAR--All matters listed under the CONSENT CALENDAR are considered routine by the City Council and may be enacted by one motion in the form listed below. There will be no separate discussion of these items unless, before the City Council votes on the motion to adopt, Members of the City Council or staff request specific items be removed from the Consent Calendar for separate action.

Removed consent items will be discussed immediately after adoption of the balance of the Consent Calendar.

City Clerk

16. Joint item with Redevelopment Agency - Minutes of June 17, 2008

City Council

17. Land Use Committee and staff recommend Second Amendment to Commercial Non-Exclusive Solid Waste Agreements with Arakelian Enterprises, Inc., dba Athens Services, Inc., Burrtec Waste Industries, Inc., and CR&R, Inc., to extend term through June 30, 2018, require low emission alterative fuel fleet, and modify operational and service provisions to enhance recycling services, cleaning and maintenance of vehicles and bins, construction and demolition debris diversion, and CURE program - Request Public Works Department to develop and present fuel rate adjustment - A Resolution of the City Council of the City of Riverside, California, authorizing Second Amendments to the Commercial Non-Exclusive Solid Waste Agreements for integrated solid waste management services with Burrtec Waste Industries, Inc., CR&R, Inc. and Arakelian Enterprises, Inc. dba Athens Services - Waive further reading (All Wards)

City Manager

18. A Resolution of the City Council of the City of Riverside, California declaring its intention to levy and collect assessments within the Riverwalk Landscape Maintenance District for Fiscal Year 2008-2009, approving report, and providing for notice of the time and place of a public hearing on the proposed assessments - Waive further reading - Schedule public hearing for July 22, 2008, at 3 p.m. (Ward 7)

19. A Resolution of the City Council of the City of Riverside, California declaring its intention to levy and collect assessments within Landscape Maintenance District No. 88-1 (Sycamore Highlands) for Fiscal Year 2008-2009, approving report, and giving notice of the time and place of a public hearing on the proposed assessments - Waive further reading - Schedule public hearing for July 22, 2008, at 3 p.m. (Ward 2)

20. A Resolution of the City Council of the City of Riverside, California declaring its intention to levy and collect assessments within Street Lighting District No. 1 for Fiscal Year 2008-2009, approving report, and giving notice of the time and place of a public hearing on the proposed assessments - Waive further reading - Schedule public hearing for July 22, 2008, at 3 p.m. (All Wards)

Community Development

21. Adopt an Ordinance of the City of Riverside, California, amending Title 5 of the Riverside Municipal Code by repealing in its entirety Chapter 5.36, relating to billposting (Intro. on 6-17-08, All Wards)

Development

22. Fourth amendment to agreement with Robert Stein Group for operation and management of Municipal Auditorium - 3485 Mission Inn Avenue (Ward 1)

23. Purchase and Sale Agreement with Isidore and Marie Claire Camou for $1,573,000 for acquisition and $10,000 for title, escrow, and related closing costs from 2007 Un-programmed Taxable Bond Account and University Corridor/Sycamore Canyon Project Area Available Fund Balance Account for land assembly purposes - 1393 University Avenue - Supplemental appropriation - Funds transfer (Ward 2)

23a. Joint item with Redevelopment Agency - Agreements with Riverside Downtown Partnership and Arlington Business Partnership for $100,000 each from Arlington and Downtown/Airport Capital Projects Funds for Fiscal Year 2008-09 Business Improvement District matching funds for public improvements in Arlington and Downtown Business Improvement Districts - Supplemental appropriations (All Wards)

General Services

24. Joint item with the Redevelopment Agency - Award Bid 6613 to Southwest Construction Company, Fallbrook, for $88,327 from La Sierra Un-Programmed Tax-Exempt Bond Funds Account - A Resolution of the City Council of the City of Riverside, California, adopting findings pursuant to Health & Safety Code Section 33445 and authorizing payment of costs for publicly owned projects within the La Sierra/Arlanza Redevelopment Project Area that consists of concrete drive and approach replacement at Arlanza Fire Station No. 7 - A Resolution of the Redevelopment Agency of the City of Riverside, California, adopting findings pursuant to Health & Safety Code Section 33445 and authorizing payment of costs for publicly owned projects within the La Sierra/Arlanza Redevelopment Project Area that consists of concrete drive and approach replacement at Arlanza Fire Station No. 7 - Waive further readings - Funds transfer - 10191 Cypress Avenue (Ward 7)

Information Technology

25. Annual purchase orders totaling $2,227,000 to Microsoft, VisionAir, Sunguard BiTech, Sunguard DR, Structure Group, Synergen SPL, Compulink, ESRI, Oracle, Maximus, Ventyx, AT&T/Cisco, Accela, and EMC from Information Technology Department budget for software maintenance agreements (All Wards)

Mayor

26. Mayor Loveridge supports International Relations Council recommendation to dissolve Sister City relationship with Pietermaritzburg, South Africa (All Wards)

27. Mayor Loveridge recommends acceptance of $4,500 from Allstate Insurance Company and Altura Credit Union for 2008 All America City Reunion - Supplemental appropriation (All Wards)

Museum

28. Transfer $18,255 from Charles F. and Wilhelmina E. Clark Botanical Fund to support Metropolitan Museum botanical collection - Supplemental appropriation (Ward 1)

Parks, Recreation, and Community Services

29. Designate childcare center at Bordwell Park as Nati Fuentes Centro de Niños -
2008 Martin Luther King Boulevard (Ward 2)

30. Riverside Renaissance - Award Bid 6639 to Westbrook Fence Co., San Bernardino, for $236,059 from Parks, Recreation, and Community Services Department budget and Redevelopment Agency Account for installation of ornamental steel fence and reinforced concrete mow strip within fenceline around Bobby Bonds artificial turf soccer/football field - 2060 University Avenue (Ward 2)

31. Third amendment to agreement with Chang H. Yang dba Bell Building Maintenance for $28,896 from Parks, Recreation, and Community Services Department budget to extend term through June 30, 2009, for janitorial maintenance at various parks and community centers (All Wards)

32. Third amendment to agreement with Excel Landscape, Inc., for $119,772 from General Services, Library, Police, Public Utilities, and Fire Department budgets to expand scope of landscape maintenance services to include Public Utilities Casa Blanca Customer Resource Center, Emergency Operations Center/Training Center, Corporation Yard, Arlington Library and various other City locations through June 30, 2009 (All Wards)

Police

33. 2008 Justice Assistance Grant application to United States Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance for $67,492 for one Evidence Technician position to reduce crime and improve public safety - Funds transfer - Supplemental appropriation (All Wards)

Public Works

34. Riverside Renaissance - Award Bid 6603 to All American Asphalt, Inc., Corona, for $2,793,000 from Public Works Department budget to rehabilitate deteriorated pavement, curb, gutter, sidewalk, and construction of 44 wheelchair ramps to comply with Americans with Disabilities Act requirements on Mission Inn Avenue between Arfon Way and Eucalyptus Avenue, Lime Street from Ninth Street to Mission Inn Avenue, and University Avenue from Lime to Mulberry Streets, construct right turn lane on northbound Lime Street at University Avenue, and install protected/permissive left turn phasing on Lime Street at Mission Inn and University Avenues (Wards 1 and 2)

35. Riverside Renaissance - Joint item with Redevelopment Agency - Award Bid 6632 to Hillcrest Contracting, Inc., Corona, for $784,808.25 and 15 percent contingency from La Sierra/Arlanza Un-Programmed Tax-Exempt Bonds Funds Account to construct medians with landscaping and irrigation, curb ramps, sidewalks, driveways, pavement, and 15 wheelchair ramps to comply with Americans with Disabilities Act requirements on Hughes Alley from Magnolia to Diana Avenues and Park Sierra Drive from Magnolia to Diana Avenues - Receipt of $125,000 from General Growth Properties in lieu of construction for Hughes Alley improvements - A Resolution of the City Council of the City of Riverside, California, adopting findings pursuant to Health & Safety Code Section 33445 and authorizing payment of costs for publicly owned projects within the La Sierra/Arlanza Redevelopment Project Area for the Hughes Alley and Park Sierra Street Improvements - A Resolution of the Redevelopment Agency of the City of Riverside, California, adopting findings pursuant to Health & Safety Code Section 33445 and authorizing payment of costs for publicly owned projects within the La Sierra/Arlanza Redevelopment Project Area for the Hughes Alley and Park Sierra Street Improvements - Waive further readings - Funds transfer (Wards 5 and 6)

MAYOR/COUNCILMEMBER COMMUNICATIONS

36. Legislative report

a. League of California Cities Priority Focus dated June 13, 2008

37. Brief reports on conferences, seminars, and meetings attended by Mayor and City Council

38. Items for future City Council consideration as requested Mayor or Members of the City Council - City Manager Reports

 

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The following meetings are scheduled for Tuesday, July 8, 2008

City Council at 1 p.m. for closed sessions

Redevelopment Agency at 2 p.m.

City Council at 6:30 p.m. for Discussion and Consent Calendars 

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City of Riverside Mission Statement
The City of Riverside is committed to providing high quality municipal services to ensure
a safe, inclusive, and livable community
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LISTENING ASSISTIVE DEVICES are available for the hearing impaired--please see City Clerk.

The City of Riverside wishes to make all of its public meetings accessible to the public. Upon request, this agenda will be made available in appropriate alternative formats to persons with disabilities, as required by Section 202 of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.
Any person with a disability who requires a modification or accommodation in order to participate in a meeting should direct such request to the City's ADA Coordinator at
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