May 26, 2009

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AGENDA

 

APPLE VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL/

REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY

REGULAR MEETING

6:30 P.M.

 

                                                            May 26, 2009

                                                               

The Town Council/Redevelopment Agency Regular Meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m., with Closed Session items first and the remainder of the Regular Meeting immediately following.  The meeting will occur in the Council Chambers located at 14955 Dale Evans Parkway in Apple Valley, California. 

 

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION IS INVITED.  Any member of the public may speak on any matter within the subject matter jurisdiction of the Council/Redevelopment Agency.  If you wish to be heard on any item on the closed session or remaining items of this Regular Meeting agenda, including matters not on the agenda but within the subject matter jurisdiction of the Council/Redevelopment Agency, please so indicate by filling out a REQUEST TO SPEAK form and place the request in the Speaker Request Box on the table near the Town Clerk or hand to the Town Clerk at the beginning of the meeting or before the item or matter is heard.  No action or discussion shall be undertaken on any item not appearing on the posted agenda, except that members of the Town Council/Redevelopment Agency or its staff may briefly respond to statements made or questions posed by persons exercising their public testimony rights under Section 54954.3.  Public Comments are limited to three (3) minutes per speaker. 

 

The Town of Apple Valley recognizes its obligation to provide equal access to those individuals with disabilities.  Please contact the Town Clerk’s Office at (760) 240-7000 two working days prior to the scheduled meeting for any requests for reasonable accommodations.

 

Materials related to an item on this agenda submitted to the Council after distribution of the agenda packet are available for public inspection in the Town Clerk’s Office at 14955 Dale Evans Parkway, Apple Valley, CA during normal business hours.  Such documents are also available on the Town of Apple Valley website at www.applevalley.org subject to staff’s ability to post the documents before the meeting.

 

CALL TO ORDER THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE TOWN COUNCIL/REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY MEETING – 6:30 p.m. 

 

ROLL CALL:

 

COUNCILMEMBERS/BOARDMEMBERS: 

 

Allan_____, Coleman_____, Sagona_____, Mayor Pro Tem Nassif_____, Mayor Roelle_____.

 

(WHERE APPROPRIATE OR DEEMED NECESSARY, ACTION MAY BE TAKEN ON ANY ITEM LISTED IN THE AGENDA)

 

 

TOWN COUNCIL/REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY CLOSED SESSION

 

1. Closed Session

A.    Conference with Legal Counsel – Existing Litigation under Government Code Section 54956.9(a) – Town of Apple Valley vs. High Desert Community Foundation Inc., San Bernardino Superior Court Case No. CIVSS 806940.

B.    Negotiations with Real Property Negotiator – Property located at 15200 Rancherias Road, Apple Valley; Negotiating Parties: Lana Dugan; Town Negotiator(s): Town Manager or Finance Director or Designee.  Negotiations involve both price and terms of payment.

 

OPENING CEREMONIES

 

INVOCATION:            

                             

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE:        

 

PRESENTATIONS:   

 

Introduction of Luz Reyes – Apple Valley Postmaster

 

Certificates of Participation – Apple Valley Teen Zone

 

Victor Valley Wastewater Reclamation Authority (VVWRA) – Status Update -Logan Olds, General Manager

     

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENTS: 

 

APPLE VALLEY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE – BUSINESS RETENTION UPDATE

 

PUBLIC COMMENTS

 

COUNCILMEMBER COMMENTS AND COMMITTEE/COMMISSION PARTICIPATION

 

Boards, Committees and Commissions

 

TOWN COUNCIL ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

Suggested items for next agenda:

 

Time, Date & Place for Next Town Council Regular or Special Meeting:

A. Special Meeting – Tuesday, June 9, 2009, 4:00 p.m. – Council Chambers

B. Regular Meeting – Tuesday,  June 9, 2009, 6:30 p.m. – Council Chambers

 

CONSENT AGENDA

 

Recommendation:   Adopt all below listed items on the Consent Agenda in one motion.  The Consent Agenda is composed of routine non-controversial items of business and will be adopted in whole in one motion unless a request is made by a Council Member to remove a specific item.

 

 

2. Approval of Minutes of the Town Council 

A. Special Meeting – May 12, 2009

B. Regular Meeting – May 12, 2009

 

Recommendation:

Approve the subject minutes as part of the consent agenda.

 

3. Claimant – Alex Olivas

Recommendation:

Reject the claim of Alex Olivas

 

4. Claimant – Joe Velezquez

Recommendation:

Reject the claim of Joe Velezquez

 

5. Ratify Purchase of Blowers for Sewer Lift Stations 3A #1 & #2

Recommendation:

Ratify the purchase of four new aeration blowers from Yardley Pump & Vacuum, Inc. for Lift Stations AD3A #1 & #2 in an amount not to exceed $22,180.65.

     

6. Ratify Purchase Of The Guillotine Dog Doors For The Apple Valley Municipal Animal Shelter

Recommendation:

Ratify the purchase of guillotine dog doors from Houndquarters, Inc.

 

7. Ratify Purchase Of The Walk In Freezer For The Apple Valley Municipal Animal Shelter

Recommendation:

Ratify the purchase of Walk in Freezer from Inland Restaurant Supply.

 

8. Ratify Purchase Of The Commercial Washer Extractor And Commercial Gas Heated Dryer For The Apple Valley Municipal Animal Shelter

Recommendation:

Ratify the purchase of the Milnor washer extractor and Cissell gas heated dryer from WSD – Western State Design

 

9. Contract Amendment for New Public Works Facility Improvements

Recommendation:

Authorize a contract amendment to the existing professional services contract with Adrian·Gaus Architects, Inc. in an amount not to exceed $376,338, subject to "Approval as to Form" by the Town Attorney and "Approval as to Content" by the Town Manager.

 

10. Request To Vacate A Road Easement On Parcel 3 Of Parcel Map 1437

Recommendation:

1. Find that the road easement located on the parcel 3 as shown on Parcel Map 1437, is determined to be excess, and not required for street or highway purposes;    

2. Adopt Resolution No. 2009-15, “A Resolution of the Town Council of the Town of Apple Valley, California, vacating the street easement at parcel 3, Parcel Map 1437, pursuant to the Streets and Highways Code Section 8334 (a)”;     

3. Instruct the Town Clerk to cause the Resolution vacating the street easement to be recorded in the office of the County Recorder of the County of San Bernardino, pursuant to Section 8336 of the Streets and Highways Code.

 

11. Award Contract For Professional Engineering and Design Services for the Highway 18 Raised Median Project from Navajo Road to Central Road

Recommendation:

Award a contract to Hall & Foreman, Inc. for Professional Engineering and Design Services in the amount of $85,600, subject to “Approval as to Form” by the Town Attorney and “Approval as to Content” by the Town Manager.

 

12. Continuance Of General Plan Amendment No. 2008-001:  A Request To Consider A Comprehensive Update Of The Town Of Apple Valley General Plan, Including All Mandated Elements. 

Continuance Of Annexation 2008-001:  A Request To Consider The Annexation Of 4.3 Square Miles Known As The “Golden Triangle,” And Located East Of Interstate 15, North Of Johnson Road, West Of Dale Evans Parkway, And South Of Morro Road. 

Continuance Of Annexation 2008-002:  A Request To Consider The Annexation Of 1.3 Square Miles Located South Of Quarry Road And East Of Central Road.

Recommendation:

Continue the public hearing to the Town Council’s Special Meeting of June 9, 2009.

 

13. Adopt A Cat Month Awareness Campaign

Recommendation:

1. Direct staff to implement Adopt-A Cat Month during the Month of June. 

2. Direct staff to offer microchipping of cats at a discounted rate of $10.00 for the month of June.

 

14. A Resolution Of The Town Council Of The Town Of Apple Valley, California  Finding a  Severe Fiscal Hardship will Exist if Additional Town Property Tax Funds are Seized and Additional Unfunded Mandates are Adopted by the State of California

Recommendation:

Adopt Resolution No. 2009-16 Finding a Severe Fiscal Hardship Will Exist if Additional Town Property Tax Funds are Seized and Additional Unfunded Mandates are Adopted by the State of California

 

15. Award Bid For Printing Of Our Town Newsletter, 2009-2010 Fiscal Year

Recommendation:

Award bid for printing and mail preparation services for Our Town newsletter to Faust Printing, in the amount not to exceed $22,374.

 

16. Authorize The Renewal Of The Preventative Veterinary Services Contract – Animal Establishment Inspections With The County Of San Bernardino

Recommendation:

Authorize the three-year contract for $2500 per year with the County of San Bernardino to conduct inspections of animal establishments within the Town of Apple Valley

 

17. A Resolution Of The Town Council Of The Town Of Apple Valley Amending The Grade, Step And Salary Plan For Job Classifications For The Town Of Apple Valley

Recommendation:

Adopt Resolution No. 2009-17, a Resolution of the Town Council of the Town of Apple Valley  the Grade, Step and Salary Plan for Job Classifications for the Town of Apple Valley

 

18. State Legislative Advocacy Services

Recommendation:

Authorize the Town Manager to execute a contract with Lehman Levi Pappas & Sadler for a fee of $4,000 per month to provide general State legislative advocacy services to the Town.

 

19. Enactment of Resolution Relating to Reorganization of Town Management Staff

Recommendation:

Adopt Resolution Number 2009-18, a Resolution of the Town Council of the Town of Apple Valley Modifying the Existing Classification Plan of the Town of Apple Valley.

 

PUBLIC HEARINGS

 

20. Five Year Consolidated Plan Amendment, to Include Community Development Block Grant Recovery (CDBG-R) Program Funds

Recommendation:

1. Open public hearing.

2. Close public hearing.

3. That the Town Council approve the substantial Amendment to the 2008-2009 Action Plan to incorporate the Community Development Block Grant Recovery (CDBG-R) Program, and authorize and direct the Town Manager to execute any necessary contract related documents on behalf of the Town.

 

LEGISLATIVE MATTERS

 

REPORTS, REQUESTS AND COMMUNICATIONS

 

BUSINESS OF THE REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY

 

21. Owner Participation Agreement Between The Apple Valley Redevelopment Agency And Housing Partners I, Inc., For The Development Of An 80-Unit Senior Housing Project.

Recommendation:

That the Apple Valley Redevelopment Agency approve the Owner Participation Agreement/Loan Agreements between the Town of Apple Valley and Housing Partners I; and authorize the Executive Director to execute the subject agreements.

 

TOWN MANAGER’S COMMENTS & LEGISLATIVE UPDATE

 

DEPARTMENTAL REPORTS AND BUSINESS:

 

STAFF REPORTS

 

CORRESPONDENCE

 

CLOSED SESSION

 

Further Closed Session, if necessary and if not completed during the above 6:30 p.m. portion of this agenda, including any or all items described in that portion of this agenda.  Reportable actions during closed session will be announced.

 

ADJOURNMENT