APPLE VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL/
SEPTEMBER 10, 2013
CLOSED SESSION BEGINS AT 5:00 P.M.
REGULAR SESSION 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.
When called, approach the podium and please state your name before giving your presentation. Speakers may address the Town Council for up to three (3) minutes. Speakers are to address the Town Council as a whole through the Presiding Officer. Comments to individual Council Members and/or staff are not permitted.
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A. Conference with Legal Counsel – Anticipated Litigation – Significant Exposure to litigation pursuant to subdivision (b) of Section 54956.9 (one or more potential cases).
TOWN COUNCIL REGULAR SESSION
CALL TO ORDER THE REGULAR SESSION OF THE TOWN COUNCIL MEETING – 6:30 p.m.
Cusack_____, Nassif_____, Stanton_____, Mayor Pro Tem Bishop_____, Mayor Emick_____.
(WHERE APPROPRIATE OR DEEMED NECESSARY, ACTION MAY BE TAKEN ON ANY ITEM LISTED IN THE AGENDA)
Pastor Royce Beserra, Church for Whosoever, Apple Valley, CA
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE:
Cub Scouts Flag Ceremony - Troops 356 and 956
Proclamation - United Way – Presented to Ms. Julie Norton, Desert Communities United Way
Victor Valley Transit Authority (VVTA) Consolidation – Joseph Moon, Special Projects Manager
COUNCILMEMBER COMMITTEE/COMMISSION PARTICIPATION
TOWN COUNCIL ANNOUNCEMENTS
Suggested items for future agenda:
Time, Date & Place for Next Town Council Regular or Special Meeting:
A. Regular Meeting – Tuesday, October 8, 2013
Closed Session at 5:00 p.m.
Regular Session 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.
Approve the subject minutes as part of the consent agenda.
That the Town Council receive, ratify, and file the Commercial Warrants Schedule as presented.
That the Town Council receive, ratify, and file the payroll/benefits warrants as presented.
That the Town Council receive and file the June 2013 Treasurer’s Report.
6. Adopt Ordinance No. 451 – An Ordinance of the Town Council of the Town of Apple Valley Amending Development Code Section 9.29.160 for Compliance with Federal and State Fair Housing Laws (Development Code Amendment No. 2013-004)
That the Town Council adopt Ordinance No. 451
For good cause shown, and finding a waiver will serve a public purpose, approve the waiver of the Facility Rental Fee of $165.25.
8. Adoption of Resolution No. 2013-36 Authorizing the Town Manager or Town Engineer to Execute Agreements with the California Department of Transportation to Reimburse the Town for Emergency Repairs Due to Winter Storms.
Staff recommends that the Town Council adopt Resolution No. 2013-36 “A Resolution of the Town Council of the Town of Apple Valley, California, authorizing the Town Manager or Town Engineer to execute agreements with the California Department of Transportation to reimburse the Town for emergency repairs due to winter storms.
1. Find that the proposed Ordinance No. 452 is not subject to and is Exempt from CEQA, based upon findings under CEQA Guidelines, Section 15061 Sub (b)(3) that can be seen with certainty that there is no possibility that the proposed amendment may have a significant effect on the environment.
2. Move to waive the reading of Ordinance No. 452 in its entirety and read by title only.
3. Move to Introduce Ordinance No. 452 amending Chapter 12.38 Commercial Vehicle Parking.
4. Direct Staff to File a Notice of Exemption.
REPORTS, REQUESTS AND COMMUNICATIONS
BUSINESS OF THE COUNCIL
TOWN MANAGER’S COMMENTS & LEGISLATIVE UPDATE
DEPARTMENTAL REPORTS AND BUSINESS: