CITY COUNCIL
AND
SUCCESSOR AGENCY TO THE
REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY
AGENDA


TUESDAY, JANUARY 8, 2013

 

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/Successor Agency to the Redevelopment Agency.

Pursuant to the City Council Meeting Rules adopted by Resolution No. 22131, the Members of the City Council/Successor Agency to the Redevelopment Agency and the public are reminded that they must preserve order and decorum throughout the Meeting. In that regard, Members of the City Council/Successor Agency to the Redevelopment Agency and the public are advised that any delay or disruption in the proceedings or a refusal to obey the orders of the City Council/Successor Agency to the Redevelopment Agency 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.

3 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 matters within the jurisdiction of the City Council/Successor Agency to the 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.

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

2. Successor Agency to the 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

3. Pursuant to Government Code §54956.9(a) to confer with and/or receive advice from legal counsel concerning City of Riverside v. Mark Johnson and Doreen Johnson, etc., et al., Riverside Superior Court Case No. RIC 513720

4. Pursuant to Government Code §54956.9(a) to confer with and/or receive advice from legal counsel concerning Walter Bieszczad v. City of Riverside, WCAB Claim No.(s): ADJ508343, ADJ2928133, ADJ3652030, ADJ952154, and ADJ604199

5. Pursuant to Government Code §54956.9(a) to confer with and/or receive advice from legal counsel concerning John Uriarte v. City of Riverside, WCAB Claim No.(s): ADJ459870, ADJ4154461, ADJ3009331, ADJ860692, ADJ308251, and ADJ2121879

6. Pursuant to Government Code §54956.9(a) to confer with and/or receive advice from legal counsel concerning City of Jurupa Valley v. City of Riverside, et al., before the Public Utilities Commission of the State of California; Docket No.: Pending

7. 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. Pursuant to Government Code §54956.9(b)(1) to confer with and/or receive advice from legal counsel concerning two cases of anticipated litigation

9. 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 - COUNCILMEMBER ADAMS

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAG - BOY SCOUT TROOP 8

PRESENTATIONS

10. City Clerk to administer Oath of Office to Ward 3 Councilmember

11. Mayor Bailey to call upon `Child Leadership Project Executive Learner Samantha Wilson, Youth Organizer Maune Vaca, and Norte Vista High School student Nicky Eirces to announce Arlanza Community Garden Annual Martin Luther King Day Garden Work Party on January 20, 2013

12. Economic success report - Ward 4

7 P.M.

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

13. Introduce an Ordinance of the City of Riverside, California, establishing the level of compensation of the Mayor and providing certain fringe benefits, and rescinding Ordinance No. 7116 in its entirety - Introduce an Ordinance of the City of Riverside, California, establishing the level of compensation for members of the City Council and providing certain fringe benefits, and rescinding Ordinance No. 7117 in its entirety (All Wards)

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

14. Business Ready strategy - A Resolution of the City Council of the City of Riverside, California, (1) waiving the formal bidding requirements of Resolution No. 21182 with respect to contracting with Avolve Software Corporation for procurement of ProjectDox software for electronic plan submittal and review process management for the business first initiative and (2) authorizing the City Manager to execute the necessary contract documents for the same for $406,440 from unappropriated balance of Public Utilities Electric Fund, Public Utilities Water Fund, and Air Quality Fund - Waive further reading - Supplemental appropriations (All Wards)

15. Power Sales Agreements with Southern California Public Power Authority for approximately $4.5 million annually commencing Fiscal Year 2015-16 with annual escalation of 1.5% thereafter for renewable solar photovoltaic energy and Renewable Energy Credits from Antelope Big Sky Ranch and Summer Solar Projects for twenty-five years (All Wards)

16. 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/Successor Agency to the 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

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

18. City Attorney report on Closed Session discussions

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

City Attorney

19. Reimbursement of $1,000 for attorney fees and costs associated with code enforcement action and property rehabilitation - 10389 Brookway Place - Supplemental appropriation (All Wards)

20. Reimbursement of $1,100 for attorney fees and costs associated with code enforcement action and property rehabilitation - 5204 La Sierra Avenue - Supplemental appropriation (All Wards)

City Clerk

21. Minutes of December 18, 2012

City Council

22. Finance Committee recommends 2012 audit reports and reappointment of Moss Adams L.L.P. as independent accountant for Fiscal Year 2012-13 (All Wards)

23. Announcement of committee meeting:

a. Mayor’s Nominating and Screening Committee at 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, January 8, 2013, Mayor’s Office

City Manager

24. Adopt an Ordinance of the City of Riverside, California, amending Chapter 2.08 of the Riverside Municipal Code regarding the administrative offices and departments of the City renaming Information Technology Department to Innovation and Technology Department - Waive further reading (Intro. on 12-18-12, All Wards)

Community Development

25. Case P12-0360 - Lindsay Currier on behalf of Riverside County Board of Education - Conditional use permit to establish vocational school on approximately 2.15-acre site currently developed with approximately 11,505-square-foot single-story building - 2100 Alessandro Boulevard (Ward 2)

26. Cases P12-0520 and P12-0521 - Robert Gurrola on behalf of California Baptist University - Conditional use permit to establish student services complex with bookstore and spiritual, campus, and community life facilities - Design review of plot plan and elevations for Adams Plaza rehabilitation - 3580 Adams Street (Ward 5)

27. Seizing Our Destiny - 2012-13 Housing and Urban Development Annual Action Plan amendment and Memorandum of Understanding with Public Works Department to allocate $20,000 of Community Development Block Grant funding from Unprogrammed Funds to Commerce Street Overcrossing Project - Funds transfer (Ward 2)

Finance

28. Adopt an Ordinance of the City of Riverside, California, amending Section 5.04.090.U of the Riverside Municipal Code to increase the threshold for a tax-free business tax certificate for any business conducted from a person’s residence declaring less than $10,000 gross receipts - Waive further reading (Intro. on 12-18-12, All Wards)

Fire

29. Subrecipient Agreement with City of Los Angeles for 2010 Homeland Security Grant of $101,857 for Regional Catastrophic Preparedness Grant Program through March 31, 2013 - Supplemental appropriation (All Wards)

30. Purchase fifteen Community Emergency Response Team training trailers from APC Equipment and Manufacturing, Inc., for $135,000 from Urban Area Security Initiative Account (All Wards)

Mayor

31. Mayor Bailey and Mayor Pro Tem Melendrez recommend City Council Standing Committee and regional organization assignments (All Wards)

32. Resignation of Charissa J. Leach from Cultural Heritage Board (All Wards)

Police

33. Declare Police Service Dog “Marco” as retired and surplus property and donate to retired Police Officer Mike Carroll (All Wards)

Public Works

34. Award Bid 7109 to Vasily Company, Inc., Shadow Hills, for $118,845 from Public Works Department Budget for storm drain replacement - Big Springs Road from Watkins to Valencia Hill Drives (Ward 2)

35. Development of process to establish parklets (All Wards)

36. Agreement with EnfoTech and Consulting, Inc., for $150,900 from Public Works Department Budget to establish and host web-based environmental compliance tracking database for three years (All Wards)

37. Award Bid 7124 to YSI Incorporated, Yellow Springs, Ohio, for $80,134.50 from Public Works Department Budget for Water Quality Control Plant dissolved oxygen system probes replacement (All Wards)

Successor Agency to the Redevelopment Agency

38. Minutes of December 18, 2012

39. Recommend adoption of resolution by Oversight Board confirming 11096 Hole Avenue is vested with City as public facility and Assessor Parcel Nos. 213-222-006, portion of 213-222-008, 221-110-024, 221-110-025, 150-120-021, 150-120-020, 150-102-005, and 151-100-001 as non-Successor Agency assets (Wards 1, 2, 6, and 7)

40. Recommend adoption of resolution by Oversight Board approving Non-Housing Successor Agency All Other Funds Accountant Review by Moss-Adams, LLP and remit $14,324,207 in unobligated cash balances to County Auditor Controller for distribution to taxing entities (All Wards)

MAYOR/COUNCILMEMBER COMMUNICATIONS

41. Legislative reports

a. League of California Cities - CA Cities Advocate dated December 21, 2012

b. State Budget update

c. Redevelopment update

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

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