Los Alamitos City Council – Regular Session – Feb. 19, 2019

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AGENDA CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING

Tuesday, February 19, 2019 – 6:00 p.m.

1. CALL TO ORDER

2. ROLL CALL

Mayor Kusumoto; Mayor Pro Tem Murphy; Council Member Chirco; Council Member Grose; Council Member Hasselbrink

3. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

4. INVOCATION

5. PRESENTATIONS

  • A. Presentation of a Commendation to William F. Cass, United States Navy Veteran, in Celebration of His 100th Birthday;
  • B. Introduction of School Resource Officer Shawn Watkins C. and Newly Sworn Police Officers Eddie Gonzalez, DeAngelo Gossett, Marc Ryan Navarro, and Kevin Steinhauser, Records Specialist Veronica Wilson, and Police Aide Hannah Martinez.
  • Presentation of a Proclamation to Kathi Kent, North Orange County Regional Occupational Program, in Recognition of Career Technical Education Month
  • E. Presentation by Becky Esparza, Orange County Human Relations, Providing an Annual Report
  • F. Presentation by James Peterson, Government Relations Manager, Providing an Overview of Southern California Gas

6. ORAL COMMUNICATIONS

7. COUNCIL ANNOUNCEMENTS

8. ITEMS FROM THE CITY MANAGER

9. WARRANTS

Approve the Warrants for February 19, 2019, in the amount of $68,816.38 ratify the Warrants for January 23, 2019 to February 19, 2019 in the amount of $819,223.03 and authorize the City Manager to approve such expenditures as are legally due for the time period of February 20, 2019 to March 17, 2019. ROLL CALL

10. CONSENT CALENDAR

  • A. APPROVAL OF MINUTES CITY COUNCIL MINUTES OF JANUARY 22, 2019 (City Clerk).
  • B. LEAGUE OF CALIFORNIA CITIES (LOCC) 2019 Policy Committee Meetings (City Clerk) This report seeks authorization for Council Member Dean Grose to attend the two remaining 2019 LOCC Policy Committee meetings and to be reimbursed for travel expenses for the June 2019 Policy Committee meeting in Sacramento. Recommendation: Authorize Council Member Grose to attend the two remaining 2019 LOCC Policy Committee meetings and to be reimbursed for travel expenses associated with the June meeting in Sacramento in an amount not to exceed $300.
  • C. PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP CONFERENCE & EXPO (City Manager) This report seeks authorization for City Manager, Bret Plumlee, to attend the 2019 Public-Private Partnership Conference & Expo in Dallas, Texas and to be reimbursed for associated travel expenses. Recommendation: Authorize the City Manager to attend the conference and to be reimbursed for all associated travel expenses in an amount not to exceed $1,500.
  • D. TREASURER’S QUARTERLY INVESTMENT REPORT – DECEMBER 2018 (Finance) The item for City Council consideration is receipt of the Treasurer’s Quarterly Investment Report. Recommendation: Receive and file the Treasurer’s Quarterly Investment Report – December 2018.
  • E. FISCAL SUSTAINABILITY MANAGER (City Manager) seeks approval for: (1) the new Fiscal Sustainability Manager Job Description; and (2) an amendment to the Part-Time Hourly Rate Schedule. Recommendation:
  • F. AWARD OF BID FOR ANNUAL PARK AND LANDSCAPE MAINTENANCE SERVICES (RFP 2018- 01) (Development Services)   Recommendation:
    • 1. Award the bid for Annual Park and Landscape Maintenance Services to Greentech Landscape in the amount of $76,422.48; and,
    • 2. Authorize the Mayor to execute the Landscape Maintenance Services Agreement with Greentech Landscape for the project. City Council Regular Agenda February 19, 2019
  • G. APPROVAL OF THE ORANGE COUNTY TAXI ADMINISTRATION PROGRAM REGULATIONS (Finance)
  • H. EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT PERFORMANCE GRANT 2018 (Police) The California Office of Emergency Services is offering the Emergency Management Performance Grant (EMPG) to all Orange County cities. Funds provided under the EMPG must be used to support activities that contribute to the Operational Area’s capability to prevent, prepare for, mitigate against, respond to, and recover from emergencies and disasters, whether natural or manmade. This City’s grant allocation is for $1,489. The performance period for the FY18-19 EMPG is July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019.
  • Recommendation:
  • 1. Approve an appropriation adjustment recognizing $1,489 in Emergency Management Performance Grant funds in the City General Fund account; and,
  • 2. Adopt Resolution No. 2019-05, entitled, “A RESOLUTION OF CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF LOS ALAMITOS, CALIFORNIA, AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER AND HIS DESIGNEE(S) TO OBTAIN 2018 EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT PERFORMANCE GRANT FUNDS THROUGH THE COUNTY OF ORANGE”; and,
  • 3. Authorize the City Manager to execute a one year agreement with the County of Orange, for the period of July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019, for the Emergency Management Performance Grant to provide assistance with state and local emergency preparedness, in an amount to exceed $1,489, subject to nonsubstantive changes approved by the City Manager and City Attorney.

11. DISCUSSION ITEMS

  • A. RESIDENTIAL PERMIT PARKING REVIEW (citywide) (Development Services) As a result of the provisions set forth in the Los Alamitos Municipal Code, the Traffic Commission is responsible for reviewing the City’s Residential Permit Parking Program once every three years. The Commission spent several meetings in 2018 reviewing the City Council Regular Agenda February 19, 2019  parking programs for Old Town West, Old Town East, New Dutch Haven, Carrier Row and Greenbrook/Woodcrest neighborhoods. This effort included providing opportunity for residents and property owners from these neighborhoods to address the Commission either in writing or during the meetings. The information being provided to the City Council is representative of the Traffic Commission’s recommendation.
  • Recommendation:
    • 1. Review and discuss the Permit Parking Program; and,
    • 2. Adopt Resolution No. 2019-06, entitled, “A RESOLUTION OF CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF LOS ALAMITOS, CALIFORNIA, TERMINATING THE PERMIT PARKING PROGRAM IN THE NEW DUTCH NEIGHBORHOOD AND REPEALING RESOLUTION NO. 986.”

12. CLOSED SESSION

  • A. CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL – ANTICIPATED LITIGATION
  • B. CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATOR City Negotiator: Bret M. Plumlee, City Manager Employee Organization: Teamsters Local 911 Authority: Government Code Section 54957.6 13. ADJOURNMENT

Author: losaltv

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