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CITY COUNCIL,
REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY,
AND
HOUSING AUTHORITY
AGENDA

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 13, 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/Redevelopment Agency/Housing Authority.

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.

2 P.M.

MAYOR CALLS MEETING TO ORDER

WORKSHOP

1. Austin, Texas’ "Best Practices" recommendations update (All Wards)

3 P.M.

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

2. Issuance of $4,190,000 limited obligation refunding improvements bonds - Resolution of the City Council of the City of Riverside declaring intention to refinance the outstanding bonds of the Riverside Auto Center Assessment District - Resolution of the City Council of the City of Riverside approving and confirming report and reassessment for the refunding of the outstanding bonds for the Riverside Auto Center Assessment District - Resolution of the City Council of the City of Riverside authorizing the issuance and sale of refunding bonds for the Riverside Auto Center Assessment District - Waive further readings (Wards 4 and 5)

3. Case P11-0241 - City Council - Zoning text amendment - Introduce an Ordinance of the City of Riverside, California, to amend Title 19 of the Riverside Municipal Code to add Chapter 19.427, Vehicle Wholesale Business, to the Riverside Municipal Code establishing definition and site location, operation, and development standards (All Wards)

4. Public Safety Committee recommends denial of Alpha Ambulance request for Non-Emergency Basic Life Support and Critical Care Transport franchise (All Wards)

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

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

6. City Council - Pursuant to Government Code §54956.9(a) to confer with and/or receive advice from legal counsel concerning The Estate of Jeremy Sadach v. City of Riverside, et al., RCSC Case No. RIC 515283

6a. Joint item with Redevelopment Agency - Pursuant to Government Code §54956.9(a) to confer with and/or receive advice from legal counsel concerning City of Riverside, et al. v. Bank of America, N.A., et al., USDC Case No. EDCV09-08284 SJD; In re Municipal Derivatives Antitrust Litigation MDL. No. 1950; Master Civil Action No. 08-2516 (S.D.N.Y.)

7. City Council - Pursuant to Government Code §54956.9(b)(3)(c) to confer with and/or receive advice from legal counsel concerning Tort Claim of Victoria Club v. City of Riverside, et al., Claim No.: 11-06-18

8. City Council - Pursuant to Government Code §54956.9(a) to confer with and/or receive advice from legal counsel concerning City of Riverside v. City of Rialto, et al., San Bernardino Superior Court Case No. CIVDS1100716

9. 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

10. Housing Authority - 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 §54956.8 to instruct City’s Negotiator, Scott C. Barber, regarding price and terms of payment for the purchase, sale, exchange or lease of 3615 and 3625 Main Street, by Mei Wei Enterprises Group; Daryl Lee, Abacus Management Group; Mei Wei Enterprises Group, Negotiators

12. City Council - Pursuant to Government Code §54956.9(a) to confer with and/or receive advice from legal counsel concerning John Johnson v. City of Riverside, WCAB Claim No.(s): ADJ753363; ADJ2784147; and ADJ1604281

13. 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

14. Mayor Loveridge to call upon Riverside County Department of Animal Services Director Robert Miller to introduce the Home for the Holidays pet adoption program

15. Mayor Loveridge to call upon Lifestream representatives Eric Martinez and Mariana Fowles to announce an upcoming blood drive

16. Mayor Loveridge to call upon Riverside Arts Council Executive Director Patrick Brien who will recognize California Baptist University Dean of the School of Music Gary Bonner as Arts Honoree of the Month for December

17. Mayor Loveridge to call upon Optimist Club representative Mark Cloud to present the Youth Appreciation Program

18. Mayor Loveridge to call upon Human Relations Commission Chair Georgia C. Warnke to recognize the Day of Inclusion

19. Economic Success Report - Ward 7

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.

20. Mayor Loveridge recommends a Resolution of the City Council of the City of Riverside, California, in support of the transfer of Ontario International Airport (ONT) to local control - Waive further reading (All Wards)

21. Governmental Affairs Committee recommends 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. 22149 to clarify scope of review upon appeal - Waive further reading (All Wards)

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

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

24. 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/Housing Authority 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/Housing Authority votes on the motion to adopt, Members of the City Council/Redevelopment Agency/Housing Authority 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

25. Reimbursement of $1,600 for attorney fees and costs associated with code enforcement action and property rehabilitation - 6767 Farrier Avenue - Supplemental appropriation (All Wards)

26. Reimbursement of $5,000 for attorney fees and costs associated with code enforcement action and property rehabilitation - 5611 Harold Street - Supplemental appropriation (All Wards)

27. Adopt an Ordinance of the City of Riverside, California amending Chapter 5.75 of the Riverside Municipal Code to include Section 5.75.027 Rights of Tenant-To-Be disclosure that rental agreements exceeding one-year term not subject to City rent stabilization - Waive further reading (Intro. on 12-6-11, All Wards)

City Clerk

28. Resignation of Patricia Lock-Dawson from Planning Commission (All Wards)

29. Joint item with Redevelopment Agency and Housing Authority - Minutes of December 5 and 6, 2011

City Council

30. Utility Services/Land Use/Energy Development Committee recommends California Renewable Energy Resources Act (SBX1-2) Enforcement Program (All Wards)

31. Utility Services/Land Use/Energy Development Committee recommends Pole Attachment and Conduit License with communication providers for attachment fee in accordance with Assembly Bill 1027 (All Wards)

32. Finance Committee recommends a Resolution of the City Council of the City of Riverside, California, adopting regulatory accounting for Public Utilities Department for hedging and derivative transactions - Waive further reading (All Wards)

33. Agreement with Scott C. Barber for City Manager - A Resolution of the City Council of the City of Riverside, California, amending Resolution No. 21052 Part I, describing the fringe benefits to reflect certain changes regarding City Manager position - Waive further reading (All Wards)

34. Finance Committee recommends 2011 audit reports (All Wards)

34a. Councilmember Davis recommends transfer of $24,900 from City Council Budget to City Sponsorship Program Budget to support sponsorship of various activities and events (Ward 4)

35. Announcement of committee meeting:

a. Utility Services/Land Use/Energy Development Committee at 3 p.m. on Thursday, December 15, 2011, Mayor’s Ceremonial Room

Community Development

36. Introduce an Ordinance of the City of Riverside, California, amending Riverside Municipal Code Sections 6.14.020 and 6.15.020 regarding property maintenance and the abatement of public nuisances for the purpose of updating the sections to reflect the changes to Title 19 (All Wards)

Development

37. A Resolution of the City Council of the City of Riverside, California, authorizing participation in the Riverside County Mortgage Credit Certificate (MCC) Program - Waive further reading (All Wards)

38. Seizing Our Destiny - Amendment of 2010-11 Housing and Urban Development Annual Action Plan to reprogram Community Development Block Grant funds of $91,600 from Reid Park Fencing Installation Improvement Project to Clubhouse Renovation Project - Memorandum of Understanding with Parks, Recreation, and Community Services for reprogrammed funds - Funds transfer (Ward 1)

39. Redevelopment Agency - Reimbursement Resolutions of the Board of Directors of the Redevelopment Agency of the City of Riverside regarding reimbursement of qualified expenditures from anticipated bond proceeds in the University Corridor/Sycamore Canyon Merged Redevelopment Project Area (Fire Station #4 Improvements), La Sierra/Arlanza Redevelopment Project Area (Doty-Trust Park Improvements), Magnolia Center Redevelopment Project Area (Brockton Arcade Improvements), and Merged Downtown/Airport Industrial - Hunter Park/Northside Redevelopment Project Areas’ (Main Library Enviromental Impact Report), (Convention Center Improvements), and (Marketplace Sign Improvements) - Waive further readings (All Wards)

40. Joint item with Redevelopment Agency - Redevelopment Agency Annual Financial Reports for Fiscal Year 2010-11 (All Wards)

Fire

41. Award Bid 7032 to Global Protection, LLC, New Jersey, for $199,543.11 from Urban Area Security Initiative funds for thirteen disaster shelter trailers and equipment for disaster sheltering enhancement (All Wards)

General Services

42. Agreement with Xerox Corporation for $137,654.16 from General Services Department Budget for equipment and publishing services for term of 5.5 years (All Wards)

Mayor

43. Mayor Loveridge recommends annual reaffirmation of “Building a More Inclusive Riverside Community” statement and designation of December 17 as Riverside’s “Day of Inclusion” (All Wards)

Parks, Recreation, and Community Services

44. Agreement with Valley Maintenance Corporation, for $236,700 from Parks, Recreation, and Community Services Department Budget for janitorial maintenance services of various community centers through December 31, 2012 (All Wards)

Police

45. Extension of Agreements with Bauman’s Towing, Certified Towing, Double A Towing, Exclusive Towing, Inland Towing, Master Mechanic Towing, Patriot Towing, Pepe’s Towing, Victoria Towing, Royal Towing, Sierra Towing, Tippy’s Towing, and Triple L Towing for official Police tow service through December 31, 2012 (All Wards)

46. Allstate Foundation grant of $7,500 for Teen to Teen Program to raise awareness and educate young drivers of distracted driving risks - Supplemental appropriation (All Wards)

47. Participation in 2011-12 West County Narcotics Task Force - Accept Anti-Drug Abuse Program grant of $76,383 for Senior Office Specialist position including overtime - Supplemental appropriation (All Wards)

48. Memorandum of Understanding with Riverside County District’s Attorney Office, Riverside County Sheriff’s and Probation Departments, and additional law enforcement agencies within the County including University of California, Riverside, to participate in Sexual Assault Felony Enforcement (SAFE) Regional Task Force through June 30, 2013 (All Wards)

Public Utilities

49. Appoint voting representatives and alternates for Mutual Water Company 2012 Annual Shareholders' meetings (All Wards)

50. Amended and Restated Second Amendment to San Onofre Operating Agreement with City of Anaheim, San Diego Gas and Electric Company, and Southern California Edison Company reflecting rights and obligations subsequent to Anaheim ownership transfer to SCE (All Wards)

51. Adopt an Ordinance of the City of Riverside, California, repealing Ordinance 7113 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 - Waive further reading (Intro. on 12-6-11, All Wards)

Public Works

52. Riverside Renaissance - Increase change order authority for Bid 6782 with Riverside Construction Company, Inc., for $1,680,051.75 from Public Works Department Budget for unforeseen conditions and scope modifications for Magnolia Avenue Underpass at Union Pacific Railroad Grade Separation Project (Ward 3)

53. Agreements with River City Testing, GeoMat Testing Laboratories, Construction Testing and Engineering, Hilltop Geotechnical, Inc., and Southern California Soil and Testing, Inc., for not-to-exceed $150,000 each from Public Works Department Budget for laboratory and field testing of materials for various projects through December 31, 2013 (All Wards)

54. Adopt an Ordinance of the City of Riverside, California amending Title 14, Public Utilities, Sections 14.12.230 and 14.12.315 of the Riverside Municipal Code pertaining to discharge of wastes into City’s storm drain system - Waive further reading (Intro. on 12-6-11, All Wards)

MAYOR/COUNCILMEMBER COMMUNICATIONS

55. Legislative reports

a. League of California Cities - CA Cities Advocate dated December 2, 2011

b. State Budget update

c. Redevelopment update

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

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