APPLE VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL/ SUCCESSOR AGENCY
AUGUST 12, 2014
REGULAR MEETING BEGINS AT 6:30 P.M.
PLEASE SILENCE CELL PHONES AND PAGERS UPON ENTERING THE CHAMBERS
The meeting will occur in the Council Chambers located at 14955 Dale Evans Parkway in Apple Valley, California.
This is an agenda for the scheduled meeting of the Town Council of the Town of Apple Valley.
This agenda contains a brief description of each item of business to be considered at today’s meeting. In accordance with the Brown Act, this meeting agenda is posted at least 72 hours prior to the regularly scheduled meeting. The agenda, its supporting documents and all writings received by the Town Council related to these items are public records and available for review during regular business hours in the Town Clerk’s office in the Town Council Chambers. The agenda and its supporting documents, along with live and archived video of the meeting, can be viewed online at http://www.applevalley.org. However, the online agenda may not include all available supporting documents or the most current version of documents.
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.
Items listed on the Consent Calendar are expected to be routine and non-controversial and, unless the Town Council directs that an item be held for further discussion, the entire Consent Calendar will be acted upon as the first item of business. If the Town Council directs that an item listed on the Consent Calendar be held for further discussion, the item will be addressed immediately after approval of the Consent Calendar.
In accordance with the Rules of Procedure members of the public may address the Town Council on any item on the agenda and on any matter that is within the Town Council’s jurisdiction. To address the Town Council regarding an item, complete and submit the yellow card entitled Request to Speak. Please indicate on the card whether you are speaking under Public Comments or on an item that is listed on the agenda and please list the item number.
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TOWN COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING
CALL TO ORDER THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE TOWN COUNCIL MEETING – 6:30 p.m.
Emick_____, Nassif_____, Stanton_____, Mayor Pro Tem Cusack_____, Mayor Bishop_____.
(WHERE APPROPRIATE OR DEEMED NECESSARY, ACTION MAY BE TAKEN ON ANY ITEM LISTED IN THE AGENDA)
INVOCATION: Bishop Bryant, Church of Latter Day Saints
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE:
COUNCILMEMBER COMMITTEE/COMMISSION PARTICIPATION
TOWN COUNCIL ANNOUNCEMENTS
Suggested items for future agenda:
Time, Date & Place for Next Town Council Regular or Special Meeting:
A. Joint Special Meeting – Thursday, August 14, 2014 – Apple Valley Conference Center at 6:00 p.m.
B. Regular Meeting – Tuesday, August 26, 2014 – Council Chambers at 6:30 p.m.
TOWN COUNCIL 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.
That the Town Council approve the subject minutes as part of the consent agenda.
2. June 2014 - Commercial Warrants Schedule
That the Town Council receive, ratify, and file the Commercial Warrants Schedule as presented.
3. June 2014 - Payroll/Benefits Warrants Schedule
That the Town Council receive, ratify, and file the payroll/benefits warrants as presented.
4. Claimant – Verdi F. Tanriverdi
Reject the claim of Verdi F. Tanriverdi.
5. Military Recognition Banner Program
That the Town Council approve the purchase and installation of banners for each branch of the military on the light poles in the front Town Hall parking lot.
6. Resolution No. 2014-33 – A Resolution of the Town Council of the Town of Apple Valley, California, Amending Resolution No. 2013-12 Establishing Trash User Fees Increases in an Amount of Between $1.60 - $2.22 per Month, or 9.50% - 9.85% Effective August 13, 2014
1. Open the public hearing for Resolution 2014-33.
2. Determine whether a majority protest exists pursuant to Prop. 218.
3. If no majority protest exists, adopt Resolution 2014-33.
REPORTS, REQUESTS AND COMMUNICATIONS
BUSINESS OF THE COUNCIL
7. Adopt Resolution Number 2014-34, A Resolution of the Town Council of the Town of Apple Valley, California, Appointing Permanent Alternate Commissioners to the Victor Valley Wastewater Reclamation Authority (VVWRA).
Adopt Resolution No. 2014-34, A Resolution of the Town Council of the Town of Apple Valley, California, appointing permanent Alternate Commissioners to the Victor Valley Wastewater Reclamation Authority (VVWRA).
Provide direction to staff.
TOWN MANAGER’S COMMENTS & LEGISLATIVE UPDATE
DEPARTMENTAL REPORTS AND BUSINESS:
A. Conference with Legal Counsel – Anticipated Litigation – Significant exposure to litigation pursuant to Paragraph (2) of subdivision (d) of Section 54956.9: one or more potential cases.
B. Conference with Legal Counsel – Anticipated Litigation – Initiation of litigation pursuant to Paragraph (4) of subdivision (d) of Section 54956.9: one potential case.
C. Conference with Legal Counsel – Existing Litigation – Pursuant to Paragraph (1) of subdivision (d) of Government Code Section 54956.9, Case Name: Application No. 14-01-002, In the Matter of the Application of Park Water Company-Apple Valley Ranchos Water Company Water System (U346W) for Authority to Increase Rates Charges for Water Service by $3,127,463.00 or 14.88% in 2015, $2,056,455.00 or 8.48% in 2016, and $2,160,731.00 or 8.19% in 2017.