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CITY COUNCIL
AND
REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY
AGENDA
TUESDAY, JANUARY 4, 2011

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. 22131, 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.

SPEAKER CARDS--If you wish to address the City Council please complete and submit a speaker card to the City Clerk before the scheduled meeting time. Speaker cards can be found at the east entrance to the City Council Chamber and City Hall lobby. Speaker cards will be accepted until the agenda item is called. In accordance with the Public Records Act, any information you provide on this form is available to the public.

2 P.M.

MAYOR CALLS MEETING TO ORDER

PRESENTATIONS

1. Seizing Our Destiny - Routes 7 and 10 - Oral update by Mayor Loveridge

2. Reflections on National League of Cities Presidency

3. Public Comment Period - This is the portion of the meeting specifically set aside to invite your comments regarding any items on closed sessions - Individual audience participation is limited to 3 minutes and you will be asked to state your name and city of residence. Please complete and submit a speaker card to the City Clerk.

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

4. Joint item with 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 3711 and 3723 Central Avenue, APN's 225-124-014 and 225-124-016 by City of Riverside; Belinda J. Graham, Assistant City Manager, Negotiator

5. 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 approximately 453 sq. feet of the northeast corner of the parking lot adjacent to Marcy Library, located on the north side of Central Avenue between Magnolia Avenue and De Anza Avenue, APN: 225-124-022; Richard F. and Lucille D. Christensen, Negotiators

6. 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 3887 Merrill Avenue, APN: 225-131-010, by Anthony Georgopoulos, Negotiator

7. Redevelopment Agency - Pursuant to Government Code §54956.9(a) to confer with and/or receive advice from legal counsel concerning Redevelopment Agency of the City of Riverside v. Joel Udayke dba Flowerloft, RCSC Case No. MVC 10006039

8. City Council - Pursuant to Government Code §54956.9(a) to confer with and/or receive advice from legal counsel concerning Frederick J. Haller v. City of Riverside, et al., Riverside Superior Court Case No. RIC 517597

9. City Council - Pursuant to Government Code §54956.9(a) to confer with and/or receive advice from legal counsel concerning Frederick J. Haller v. City of Riverside, WCAB Claim No.(s): 060045, 070183, 080005, 100137, 070108

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

11. City Council - Pursuant to Government Code §54957.6 to review the City Council's position and instruct designated representatives regarding salaries, salary schedules, or compensation paid in the form of fringe benefits of all Executive Management employees, all Management and Confidential employees as defined by PERS, Fire Management Unit, Riverside City Firefighters Association, Riverside Police Officers Association (Police and Police Supervisory Units), Service Employees International Union #721, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers #47, and Riverside Police Administrators Association

6:30 P.M.

INVOCATION

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAG

12. Mayor Loveridge to call upon Veterans of Foreign Wars Commander Danny Macias to introduce Voices of Democracy Student Essay winner Patrick Fullam

13. Utilities General Manager David Wright to present Riverside water quality review reflecting chromium levels lower than California and Federal standards

14. Mayor Loveridge to present a plaque to Councilmember Hart for her dedicated service as Mayor Pro Tem from July 1 through December 31, 2010

15. City Council to appoint Councilmember Mac Arthur as Mayor Pro Tem for the period of January 1 through June 30, 2011

16. Economic Success Reports - Wards 1 and 2

DISCUSSION CALENDAR--This portion of the City Council/Redevelopment Agency 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.

17. Storm update and recognition of City staff for exceptional efforts to protect life and property - Oral report (All Wards)

18. Case P10-0608 - City of Riverside - General Plan 2025 Program annual review - A Resolution of the City Council of the City of Riverside, California, amending Resolution No. 22008 and replacing in its entirety Appendix A - Implementation Plan to the General Plan 2025 - Waive further reading (All Wards)

19. Riverside Renaissance - Joint item with Redevelopment Agency - Award Bid 6883 to 3D Construction, Inc., Escondido, for $1,225,000 and change orders not-to-exceed $183,750 from Arlington 2007 Un-Programmed Taxable and Tax-Exempt Bond Funds for Hunt Park Pool Building Renovation and Skate Park Expansion Project - 4015 Jackson Street - Funds transfer (Ward 5)

20. Public Comment Period - This is the portion of the meeting specifically set aside to invite your comments regarding any items on City Council/Redevelopment Agency Consent Calendar or matters within the jurisdiction of the City Council/Redevelopment Agency - Individual audience participation is limited to 3 minutes and you will be asked to state your name and city of residence. Please complete and submit a speaker card to the City Clerk.

MAYOR/COUNCILMEMBER COMMUNICATIONS

21. Reports on conferences, seminars, and regional meetings attended by Mayor and City Council

22. City Attorney report on Closed Session discussions

CONSENT CALENDAR--All matters listed under the CONSENT CALENDAR are considered routine by the City Council/Redevelopment 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 City Council/Redevelopment Agency votes on the motion to adopt, Members of the City Council/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.

City Attorney

23. A Resolution of the City Council of the City of Riverside, California, establishing a Code of Ethics and Conduct for elected officials and members of appointed boards, commissions, and committees, and repealing Resolution No. 22093 - Waive further reading (All Wards)

24. Reimbursement of $1,100 for attorney fees and costs associated with code enforcement action and property rehabilitation - 4470 Rubidoux Avenue - Supplemental appropriation (All Wards)

25. Pursuant to passage of Measure V at November 2, 2010, Special Election, introduce an Ordinance of the City of Riverside, California, amending Chapter 5.32 of the Riverside Municipal Code to increase the rate of the City’s existing transient occupancy tax from eleven percent (11%) to twelve percent (12%) effective July 1, 2012, and to thirteen percent (13%), effective July 1, 2014 (All Wards)

26. Reimbursement of $15,000 for attorney fees and costs associated with code enforcement action and abatement of illegal outdoor storage - 3510 Van Buren Boulevard - Supplemental appropriation (All Wards)

City Clerk

27. Joint item with Redevelopment Agency and Housing Authority - Minutes of December 14 and 15, 2010

City Council

28. Transportation Committee recommends introduction of an Ordinance of the City of Riverside, California, amending Title 5 of the Riverside Municipal Code by adding Chapter 5.36 relating to the regulation of mobile food vending (All Wards)

29. Redevelopment Agency - Development Committee recommends termination of Purchase and Sale Agreement and Joint Escrow Instructions with Lake Development Group, Inc., for redevelopment of portion of California Square retail center - California Avenue/Monroe Street (Ward 5)

30. Announcement of committee meeting

a. Mayor’s Nominating and Screening Committee at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, January 4, 2011, Mayor’s Office

City Manager

31. American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 - Agreement with Riverside County Community Action Partnership for $250,000 from Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Account to administer Green TeamWorks Program - Funds transfer (All Wards)

32. Monthly investment summary and financial reports - November 30, 2010

Community Development

33. Case P10-0249 - City of Riverside - Adopt an Ordinance of the City of Riverside, California, amending Chapter 19.100 of the Riverside Municipal Code to add language related to permitted land uses for the Residential Agricultural and Residential Conservation Zones - Waive further reading (Intro. on 12-14-10, All Wards)

Development

34. A Resolution of the City Council of the City of Riverside withdrawing from and terminating the First Amended and Restated Joint Exercise of Powers Agreement of the Riverside-San Bernardino Housing & Finance Agency for low- and moderate-income lease-to-own housing program - Waive further reading (All Wards)

35. Redevelopment Agency - Award Bid 6903 to Three D Service Company, Inc., Pomona, for $73,300 plus $7,330 contingency from Su Casa Project TI Account for building demolition and lot clearing of Su Casa Apartments - 3855-3893 Third Street (Ward 1)

Mayor

36. Mayor Loveridge recommends confirmation of Citywide vacancy on Human Resources Board for seat formerly held by Rosetta Runnels effective December 3, 2010 (All Wards)

Parks, Recreation, and Community Services

37. Seizing Our Destiny - Riverside Renaissance - Award Bid 6907 to Panter’s Hardwood Floors, Inc., Banning, for $56,000 from Parks, Recreation, and Community Services Budget for replacement flooring and water vapor emission control system for Orange Terrace Community Park banquet room - 20010 Orange Terrace (Ward 4)

38. Seizing Our Destiny - Agreement with Excel Landscape, Inc., for $143,280 from Parks, Recreation, and Community Services Department Budget for landscape maintenance of Arlington Heights Sports Park through December 31, 2011 - 9401 Cleveland Avenue (Ward 5)

Police

39. Declare retired Police Service Dog “Aldo” as surplus property and donate to retired K9 Officer Mike Mears (All Wards)

Public Utilities

40. Seizing Our Destiny - Introduce an Ordinance of the Council of the City of Riverside approving the Power Sales Agreement by the City with the Southern California Public Power Authority for the La Paz Solar Tower Project for purchase of renewable energy (All Wards)

41. Transfer Ab Brown Sports Complex from Water Fund to Electric Fund from Electric Fund Balance - Supplemental appropriation - 3700 Placentia Lane (Ward 1)

42. Seizing Our Destiny - McDonald’s Restaurant rebate of $171,930 from Public Benefits, Non-Residential Photovoltaic System Rebate Program Account for 57.31 kW photovoltaic system - 2241 University Avenue (All Wards)

43. Seizing Our Destiny - Cooperative agreement with Western Municipal Water District of Riverside County for non-potable/recycled water deliveries (All Wards)

44. Award Bid 6909 to United Paving Company, La Mirada, for $209,393.65 from Public Utilities Water Main Replacement and Public Works Capital Improvements-Street Projects accounts for trench resurfacing, hydrant and service laterals, and street improvements - Beatty Drive between Brockton Avenue and Arch Way (Ward 3)

Public Works

45. A Resolution of the City Council of the City of Riverside, California, amending Resolution No. 21878 known as the Master Parking Schedule Resolution to change the existing timed parking zone on the east side of Brockton Avenue from Magnolia Avenue to 200 feet north of Nelson Street from two-hour to one-hour parking between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. of any day except Sundays and holidays - Waive further reading (Ward 3)

46. A Resolution of the City Council of the City of Riverside, California, amending Resolution No. 21878 known as Master Parking Schedule Resolution to establish a two-hour parking zone between the hours of 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. of any day except Sunday and holidays, on both sides of Lyman Street from Kansas Avenue to Franklin Avenue - Waive further reading (Ward 1)

47. Revise boundaries of 50-mile-per-hour speed limit on Alessandro Boulevard from “Whitestone Drive to Central Avenue” to “Whitestone Drive to Chicago Avenue”, reinstate 40-mile-per-hour speed limit on Alessandro Boulevard from Chicago to Central Avenues for northbound direction of travel only, and establish 35-mile-per-hour speed limit zone on John Street from Cleveland Avenue to southerly terminus - Introduce an Ordinance of the City of Riverside, California amending Section 10.76.010 of the Riverside Municipal Code designating the prima facie speed limits for streets and portions thereof in accordance with the provisions of Sections 10.20.020 and 10.20.030 (Wards 3, 4, and 5)

48. Award Request for Proposal No. 1234 to Toter, Inc., for $462,999 from Public Works Solid Waste Budget and State of California Department of Conservation Recycling Grant Account for purchase of solid waste automated carts through June 30, 2012 (All Wards)

49. Increase change order authority for purchase order with Godwin Pumps of America, Inc., to $90,000 from Public Works Department Budget and Federal Emergency Management Agency disaster mitigation reimbursements for emergency rental of five diesel dry self-priming pumps at Water Quality Control Plant (All Wards)

50. Award Bid 6901 to Elite Bobcat Service, Inc., Corona, for $566,623.30 from Public Works Department Budget for thirty-four wheelchair ramps along Andrew Street between Farnham Place and Jackson Street and Jackson Street between Andrew Street and Magnolia Avenue, rehabilitate deteriorated asphalt pavement, reconstruct damaged curb, gutter, sidewalk and wheelchair ramps, traffic striping on Campbell Avenue between Crest and Chadbourne Avenues, and rehabilitate asphalt pavement on Campbell Avenue between Chadbourne and Mitchell Avenues (Wards 5 and 7)

51. Seizing our Destiny - Joint item with Redevelopment Agency - Award Bid 6889 to Unique Performance Construction, Inc., Costa Mesa, for $106,542 plus $150,000 for project costs including ten percent contingency from 14th Street Roadway Widening, University Ave-Park Victoria, and 2791 University Ave-Park Victoria accounts to construct six-foot-high free standing block wall, tubular gates, gutter, and asphalt pavement on sly. side of alley approximately 200 feet sly. of University between Eucalyptus and Kansas Avenues - 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 University Corridor/Sycamore Canyon Merged Redevelopment Project Area for the alley project on University Avenue between Eucalyptus Avenue and Kansas Avenue - 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 University Corridor/Sycamore Canyon Redevelopment Project Area for the alley project on University Avenue between Eucalyptus Avenue and Kansas Avenue - Waive further readings - Funds transfer (Ward 2)

52. Contract with C.P. Construction, Inc., for $103,300 from Public Works Department Budget and Federal Emergency Management Agency disaster mitigation reimbursements - A Resolution of the City Council of the City of Riverside, California, (1) declaring that the removal and replacement of a collapsed primary effluent line at Riverside Water Quality Control Plant is of urgent necessity for the preservation of life, health and property; (2) authorizing the repair work to be performed without competitive bidding pursuant to Purchasing Resolution No. 21182 and City Charter Section 1109; (3) awarding a contract to C.P. Construction Company, Inc. for the necessary removal and replacement work; and (4) authorizing the City Manager to execute the necessary contract documents - Waive further reading - Supplemental appropriation (All Wards)

53. Agreement with Skanska USA Civil West for not-to-exceed $700,000 from Public Works Department Budget and Federal Emergency Management Agency disaster mitigation reimbursements - A Resolution of the City Council of the City of Riverside, California, (1) declaring that the replacement of the drainage culvert and roadway repair on Chicago Avenue between Central Avenue and Le Conte Drive is of urgent necessity for the preservation of life, health and property; (2) authorizing the work to occur without competitive bidding pursuant to Purchasing Resolution No. 21182 and City Charter Section 1109; (3) awarding a contract to Skanska USA Civil West; and (4) authorizing the City Manager to execute the necessary contract documents - Waive further reading - Supplemental appropriation (Wards 2 and 3)

MAYOR/COUNCILMEMBER COMMUNICATIONS

54. Legislative reports

a. League of California Cities - City Advocate Weekly dated December 17, 2010

b. State Budget update

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

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meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, January 11, 2011

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