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CITY COUNCIL,
REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY,
AND
HOUSING AUTHORITY
AGENDA
TUESDAY, AUGUST 09, 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.

1 P.M.

MAYOR CALLS MEETING TO ORDER

1.   Public Comment Period - This is the portion of the meeting specifically set aside to invite your comments regarding any closed session items - 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.

 2.   Redevelopment Agency – Pursuant to Government Code §54956.9(b)(1) to confer with and/or receive advice from legal counsel concerning one case of anticipated litigation

3.    Redevelopment Agency – Pursuant to Government Code §54956.9(c) to confer with and/or receive advice from legal counsel concerning one case of anticipated litigation

4.   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 3911 University Avenue, APN: 213-262-006, by Greyhound Lines, Inc., a Delaware corporation; Peter C. Flanderka, Esq., Bononi Law Group, Negotiator

5.   City Council - Pursuant to Government Code §54956.9(a) to confer with and/or receive advice from legal counsel concerning City of Riverside v. Kates Family Trust, et al., Riverside Superior Court Case No. RIC10022416

6.    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 10510 Dufferin Avenue, APN: 239-090-001, by John Alex Bremer and Laura Joyce Bremer, Trustees of the Bremer Family 1995 Living Trust; John Bremer/Sean Varner, Esq., Negotiators

7.    City Council - Pursuant to Government Code §54956.9(b)(1) to confer with and/or receive advice from legal counsel concerning one case of anticipated litigation

8.    City Council - Pursuant to Government Code §54956.9(a) to confer with and/or receive advice from legal counsel concerning Jesus Castillo v. City of Riverside, WCAB Claim No. 100052

9.    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

3 P.M.

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

10.  Joint item with Housing Authority - Sale of 3105 Redwood Drive to Housing Authority for $160,000 for affordable housing and sale of 2555, 2565, 2567, and 2585 Fairmount Court and 2627 Fairmount Boulevard for $300,000 for future Fairmount Park expansion - Funds transfer - Supplemental appropriation (Cont. fr/ 6-28-11, Ward 1) - Continue to August 23, 2011, at 7 p.m.

11.   Michael Morales - Appeal of Code of Ethics Adjudicating Body decision issued on July 19, 2011 (All Wards)

6:30 P.M.

 INVOCATION

 PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAG

 12. Mayor Loveridge to call upon Riverside Arts Council Executive Director Patrick Brien who will recognize Jon Brosius as Arts Honoree of the Month for August

13.  Mayor Loveridge to call upon Councilmember Bailey to present a Proclamation to IEBC President Gretchen Andrews and American Academy of Pediatrics Chapter 2 Committee on Breastfeeding Chair Touraj Shafai to recognize World Breastfeeding Week

14.  Mayor Loveridge to call upon FIRST Team 2493: Robokong representative Rick Sisk to update on their accomplishments

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

 15. Seizing Our Destiny - Utility Services/Land Use/Energy Development Committee recommends Energy Innovations Grant to University of California Riverside of $99,000 from Public Benefits Funds-Energy Innovations Grant Program - Non-Residential Account to research designing efficient miniaturized energy-storage devices (All Wards)

16.  Award Bid 6988 to Mamco, Inc., Riverside, for $218,117.75 from Public Works Department Budget for closure of Jane Street and construction of street cul-de-sacs at Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad crossing (Ward 4)

17.  Public Comment Period - This is the portion of the meeting specifically set aside to invite your comments regarding any City Council/Redevelopment Agency/Housing Authority Consent Calendar items or matters within the jurisdiction of the City Council/Redevelopment Agency/Housing Authority - 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

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

19.  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

 20. Reimbursement of $3,000 for attorney fees and costs associated with code enforcement action and property rehabilitation - 8744 Mesa Oak Drive - Supplemental appropriation (All Wards)

21.  Adopt an Ordinance of the City of Riverside, California, amending Riverside Municipal Code Chapter 10.16 related to traffic control devices and adding Chapter 10.17 related to painting of addresses on curbs - Waive further reading (Intro. on 7-26-11, All Wards)

City Clerk

22.  Joint item with Redevelopment Agency - Minutes of July 26, 2011

City Council

23.  Councilmember Bailey recommends temporary sign code suspension for businesses affected by Magnolia Avenue Grade Separation along Magnolia Avenue between Central and Jurupa Avenues and Merrill Avenue from Magnolia to Brockton Avenues (Ward 3)

24.  Announcement of committee meetings

 a.   Community Services and Youth Committee at 3:30 p.m. on Monday, August 8, 2011, Seventh Floor Conference Room

 b.   Finance Committee at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, August 10, 2011, Seventh Floor Conference Room

 Community Development

 25. Case P11-0192 - California Baptist University - Revised conditional use permit to establish 317-space parking lot and renovate A.C.E. Hawthorne House for incorporation into California Baptist University campus located on six contiguous parcels totaling approximately 4.02 acres - 3747 Monroe Street (Ward 5)

26.  Cases P07-1387 and P07-1388 - Brett Karger - Annexation 115 - Karger - A Resolution of the City Council of the City of Riverside, California, ordering the reorganization to the City of Riverside of that certain contiguous uninhabited territory known as “Annexation 115 - Karger, generally located southerly of Indiana Avenue, approximately 703-feet easterly of Buchanan Street” and designated as “LAFCO No. 2011-01-1 reorganization to include Annexation 115 (Karger) to the City of Riverside and detachment from the Riverside County Waste Resources Management District” - Waive further reading - Introduce an Ordinance of the City of Riverside, California, amending Section 1.12.070 of the Riverside Municipal Code by adding to the Sixth Ward the territory designated as “LAFCO No. 2011-01-1 reorganization to include Annexation 115 to the City of Riverside and detachment from the Riverside County Waste Resources Management District” as of the effective date of such annexation to the City of Riverside (Ward 6)

Development

27.  Relocation Plan for Riverside Avenue Grade Separation Project (Ward 3)

28.     Adopt an Ordinance of the City Council of the City of Riverside, California, determining it will comply with the Voluntary Alternative Redevelopment Program pursuant to Part 1.9 of Division 24 of the California Health and Safety Code in order to permit the continued existence and operation of the Redevelopment Agency of the City of Riverside - Waive further reading (Intro. on 7-26-11, All Wards)

29.  Purchase and Sale Agreements with Arturo and Gabriela Ramos for $460,000 and Rukhsana K. Arshad, as Trustee for the Cook Trust UDT October 6, 2008, for $202,000 and not-to-exceed $10,000 for related title, escrow, and closing costs from Tyler Street Widening Project Account - 10251 Adobe and 10307 Cook Avenues, respectively (Ward 6)

Fire

30.  Donation from BMW of Riverside of 2001 BMW Model 325i sedan valued at $7,600 for vehicle extrication training (All Wards)

 General Services

31.  Councilmember Hart requests substitution for Councilmember Mac Arthur on Development Committee for discussion of property leasing program - 10530-60 Magnolia Avenue (Ward 6)

32.  Award Bid 6986 to Tarulli Tire, Inc., Santa Ana, for $132,029.20 from General Services Department Budget for tire recapping through June 30, 2012 (All Wards)

33.  Award Bid 6989 to Eagle Road Service and Tire, Inc., Riverside, for $136,799.03 from General Services Department Budget for purchase of tires and tubes for various City vehicles (All Wards)

34.  Award Bid 6990 to Los Angeles Truck Centers, LLC, Whittier, for $417,524.24 from Public Works Department Budget for purchase of compressed natural gas Road Slurry Truck (All Wards)

35.  Seizing Our Destiny - Award Bid 6959 to Champion Electric, Inc., Riverside, for $79,750 from AB 2766 Air Quality Improvement Fund for engineering services and installation of eleven electric vehicle charging stations at seven locations (Wards 1, 3, and 4)

Mayor

36.  Mayor Loveridge recommends Roberts Consulting Group, Inc., for not-to-exceed $30,000 from City Manager's Department Budget for City Manager recruitment (All Wards)

Police

37.  Donations from Marie J. Fritts and BMW of Riverside for $7,938.75 and $15,000, respectively, for purchase and training of narcotics detection canine - Supplemental appropriation - Funds transfer (All Wards)

Public Works

38.  Award Bid 6969 to Kasa Construction, Inc., Ontario, for $729,001 from Public Works Department Budget for site grading, parking lot, utilities, and landscaping for Water Quality Control Plant Expansion Project management facility (All Wards)

MAYOR/COUNCILMEMBER COMMUNICATIONS

 39. Legislative reports

 a.   League of California Cities - City Advocate Weekly dated July 29, 2011

b.        State Budget update

c.        Redevelopment update

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

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The next regular City Council/Redevelopment Agency
meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, August 23, 2011

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