TOWN COUNCIL/SUCCESSOR AGENCY
SEPTEMBER 11, 2018
REGULAR SESSION BEGINS AT 6:30 P.M.
PLEASE SILENCE CELL PHONES UPON ENTERING THE CHAMBER
The meeting will occur in the Council Chamber located at 14955 Dale Evans Parkway in Apple Valley, California.
This is an agenda for the scheduled meeting 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 Chamber. 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 if desired, 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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TOWN COUNCIL REGULAR SESSION
CALL TO ORDER THE REGULAR SESSION OF THE TOWN COUNCIL/SUCCESSOR AGENCY 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: Pastor Josh Gerbracht, First Assembly of God
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE:
COUNCILMEMBER COMMITTEE/COMMISSION PARTICIPATION
Boards, Committees and Commissions
TOWN COUNCIL ANNOUNCEMENTS
Suggested items for future agenda:
Time, Date & Place for Next Town Council Regular or Special Meeting:
A. Regular Meeting – Tuesday, September 25, 2018 – Council Chamber
Regular Session at 6:30 p.m.
TOWN COUNCIL/SUCCESSOR AGENCY 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.
1. Approval of Minutes of the Town Council
A. Regular Meeting – August 28, 2018
Approve the subject minutes as part of the consent agenda.
2. August 2018 Commercial Warrants and Wire Transfer Schedules
That the Town Council receive, ratify, and file the Commercial Warrants and Wire Transfer Schedules as presented.
3. August 2018 Payroll / Benefits Warrants Schedule
That the Town Council receive, ratify and file the payroll/benefits warrants as presented.
4. Bear Valley Road Bus Stop Improvement No. 2018-05
A. That the Town Council review and approve the bid documents for Bear Valley Road Bus Stop Improvements Project No. 2018-05.
B. That the Town Council authorize staff to solicit bids for construction of said project.
5. Approve Change Order No. 002, Paving 18-19 – Project No. 2018-04
Approve a contract Change Order to VSS International, Inc., amending the Paving 18-19 – Project No. 2018-04 scope of work, and appropriate necessary funds from existing LTF Fund balance, subject to “Approval as to Form” by the Town Attorney and “Approval as to Content” by the Town Manager.
6. An Ordinance of the Town Council of the Town of Apple Valley, California, Amending Section 3.16.010 of Chapter 3.16 of Title 3 of the Apple Valley Municipal Code Relating to Claims for Money or Damages
A. Move to WAIVE reading of Ordinance 503 in its entirety and read by title only.
B. Move to INTRODUCE Ordinance No. 503 – An Ordinance of the Town Council of The Town of Apple Valley, California, Amending Section 3.16.010 of Chapter 3.16 of Title 3 of the Apple Valley Municipal Code Relating to Claims for Money or Damages.
REPORTS, REQUESTS AND COMMUNICATIONS
BUSINESS OF THE COUNCIL
7. Agreement between the Town of Apple Valley and the Apple Valley Unified School District for Use of the Swimming Pool
Approve the updated Swimming Pool Use Agreement between the Town and the Apple Valley Unified School District (AVUSD).
TOWN MANAGER’S COMMENTS UPDATE
DEPARTMENTAL REPORTS AND BUSINESS
Town Manager Report
8. Closed Session
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 or more potential cases.
C. Conference with Real Property Negotiators – Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.8. Property: Apple Valley Ranchos Water Company (now Liberty Utilities (Apple Valley Ranchos Water) Corp.); Authority Negotiator: Town Manager; Negotiating Parties: Liberty Utilities Co., Liberty WWH, Inc., Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp., Park Water Company, Western Water Holdings LLC, Tony Penna, General Manager, Apple Valley Ranchos Water Company; Under Negotiation: Price and Terms of Payment.
D. Conference with Legal Counsel – Existing Litigation – Pursuant to Paragraph (1) of subdivision (d) of Government Code Section 54956.9, Case No.: CIVDS1600180 – Town of Apple Valley vs. Apple Valley Ranchos Water Company Et Al.
E. Conference with Legal Counsel – Existing Litigation – Pursuant to Paragraph (1) of subdivision (d) of Government Code Section 54956.9, Case No.: CIVDS1725027 – Christina Lopez-Burton v. Town of Apple Valley.
F. Conference with Legal Counsel – Existing Litigation – Pursuant to Paragraph (1) of subdivision (d) of Government Code Section 54956.9, Case No.: CIVDS1601999 – Town of Apple Valley vs. Jess Ranch Development, Et Al.