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citylogo_sealCITY OF SANTA CLARITA

JOINT CITY COUNCIL/

BOARD OF LIBRARY TRUSTEES
REGULAR MEETING

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

6:00 PM

City Council Chambers

23920 Valencia Blvd. 1 st Floor

Santa Clarita, CA 91355

 

AGENDA
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PUBLIC FINANCING AUTHORITY – No New Business
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How to Address the City Council

You may address the Council during Public Participation on any matter within the Council’s jurisdiction that is not listed on the agenda. Each person wishing to speak should prepare a presentation of not more than three (3) minutes. Public Participation speaker’s cards must be submitted to the City Clerk BEFORE this portion of the meeting begins. Public Participation takes place before the consideration of the agenda items and following the consideration of agenda items. However, each person will be allowed to speak only one time during Public Participation per meeting.

Anyone wishing to address an item on the agenda should fill out a speaker’s card and submit it to the City Clerk BEFORE the Mayor announces the item. Each person addressing the Council is given three (3) minutes to speak indicated by a colored light system on the Council dais; a green light appears when the speaker begins; a yellow light appears when 30 seconds remain and a red light appears when time has expired. Comments should be complete at this time. Each presentation may not exceed three (3) minutes.
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In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you need special assistance to participate in this meeting, please contact the City Clerk’s Office, (661) 255-4391. Notification 48 hours prior to the meeting will enable the City to make reasonable arrangements to ensure accessibility to this meeting. (28CFR 35.102-35.104 ADA Title II)
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INVOCATION – McLean

CALL TO ORDER

ROLL CALL

FLAG SALUTE

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EXECUTIVE MEETING

This time has been set aside for Councilmembers to review the agenda and obtain any further information that may be needed. Council will also discuss each individual item during the course of the meeting with the exception of the Consent Calendar, which may be approved in its entirety by one motion, unless there is a request to pull an item for discussion. No action will be taken on public agenda items during the Executive Meeting.
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APPROVAL OF AGENDA – Mayor to inquire whether there are any changes to the Agenda or if any member of the Council or the public would like to pull for discussion, any item on the Consent Calendar.
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AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS

“Heat It Up and Keep It Cool” Girl’s Robotics Team for Winning the FIRST Lego League Robotics Los Angeles Regional Championship

City Council and Fire Department recognition of Central Park Staff for life-saving actions
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PRESENTATIONS

Parks, Recreation and Community Services (PRCS) Commission Chair Dianna Boone presenting the PRCS Commission’s 2014 goals

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PUBLIC PARTICIPATION

This time has been set aside for the public to address the City Council on items NOT listed on
the agenda. The City Council will not act upon these items at this meeting other than to review and/or provide direction to staff. ALL speakers must submit a speaker’s card to the City Clerk PRIOR to the beginning of this portion of the meeting. Thirty minutes are allotted for public input at this time. The FIRST TEN people to submit a speaker card prior to the beginning of Public Participation will be heard. Speaker cards will be accepted beginning at 5:45 p.m. Any speaker cards received once the first speaker has begun will be heard at the end of the meeting regardless if the ten person limit has been met. Speakers may not exceed three (3) minutes and may only be heard once per meeting under Public Participation.
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STAFF COMMENTS (Matters of Public Participation)
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COMMITTEE REPORTS/COUNCILMEMBER COMMENTS

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CONSENT CALENDAR

All matters listed under the Consent Calendar are considered routine and will be enacted by one motion by the City Council. The items are not individually discussed by the City Council unless a request is made by a member of the public or the Council, in which case, the item(s) will be removed from the Consent Calendar and will be considered separately.
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1.
APPROVAL OF MEETING MINUTES – The minutes of the Joint City Council and Board of Library Trustees meeting are submitted for approval.
RECOMMENDED ACTION: City Council and Board of Library Trustees: Approve the minutes of the February 11, 2014, special and regular meetings.

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2.
READING OF ORDINANCE TITLES – Government Code Section 36934 requires that all ordinances be read in full prior to Council taking action on the ordinance. By listing the ordinance title on the Council agenda, Council may determine that the title has been read.
RECOMMENDED ACTION: City Council determine that the titles to all ordinances which appear on this public agenda have been read and waive further reading.

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3.
ADOPT RESOLUTION TO ADOPT UPDATED INTEGRATED REGIONAL WATER MANAGEMENT PLAN – Adopt resolution to adopt updated Integrated Regional Water Management Plan.
RECOMMENDED ACTION: City Council adopt resolution to adopt the updated Integrated Regional Water Management Plan.

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4.
CHECK REGISTER NO. 3. – Approval of the Check Register.
RECOMMENDED ACTION: City Council approve and ratify for payment the demands presented in Check Register No. 3.

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PUBLIC HEARINGS
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5.
METRO BILLBOARD REDUCTION AGREEMENT – A request by Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transit Authority (METRO) for a Development Agreement, Zone Amendment, General Plan Amendment, Zone Change, and 50-year lease of City property to remove 62 outdoor advertising structures (118 billboard faces) from the METRO right-of-way (ROW), and construct 3 double-sided digital billboards (six faces) on City-owned properties adjacent to Interstate 5 and State Route 14 (Master Case No. 13-184).
RECOMMENDED ACTION: City Council adopt a resolution adopting the Mitigated Negative Declaration for Master Case 13-184 (MC 13-184), and approve General Plan Amendment 13-003 to amend the General Plan Land Use Map; introduce and pass to second reading an ordinance entitled: “AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SANTA CLARITA APPROVING ZONE AMENDMENT 13-005 AND ZONE CHANGE 13-007, AMENDING TITLES 11 AND 17 OF THE MUNICIPAL CODE AND THE ZONING MAP OF THE CITY OF SANTA CLARITA”; and introduce and pass to second reading an ordinance entitled: “AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SANTA CLARITA ADOPTING A DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT WITH LOS ANGELES COUNTY METROPOLITAN TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY (METRO) FOR THE REMOVAL OF 62 OFF-SITE ADVERTISING STRUCTURES, AND CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATION OF THREE DIGITAL BILLBOARDS ON CITY-OWNED PROPERTY ADJACENT TO THE INTERSTATE 5 AND STATE ROUTE 14 FREEWAYS.”

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UNFINISHED BUSINESS
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APPROVAL OF A LICENSE AGREEMENT FOR A CELLULAR COMMUNICATIONS FACILITY TO BE INSTALLED ON A SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA EDISON ELECTRICAL TRANSMISSION TOWER LOCATED ON CITY-OWNED PROPERTY – License Agreement with AT&T Wireless to utilize Southern California Edison existing tower structure on City-owned property along the South Fork Trail for cellular communications devices to enhance wireless communications.
RECOMMENDED ACTION:
City Council approve the License Agreement with AT&T Wireless and Southern California Edison to install cellular communications equipment on the Southern California Edison electrical transmission tower located on City-owned property; increase anticipated revenues by $6,500 in account 100.4012.004 Franchise Fees-Others, and appropriate $2,000 to expenditure account 14502-5161.002; and authorize the City Manager, or designee, to execute all documents, subject to City Attorney approval.

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PUBLIC PARTICIPATION

This time has been set aside for any speakers that have turned in speaker cards and were not heard in the first thirty minutes allotted to address the City Council on items that are NOT on the agenda. No further speaker cards will be accepted once Public Participation begins. Speakers may not address items that have been considered this evening. Speaker cards may not be submitted relating to any items listed on the agenda.
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STAFF COMMENTS (Matters of Public Participation)
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ADJOURNMENT
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FUTURE MEETINGS

The next regular meeting of the City Council will be held Tuesday, March 11, 2014, at 6:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers, 1st floor of City Hall, 23920 Valencia Blvd., Santa Clarita, CA.
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CERTIFICATION

I, Arminé Chaparyan, Interim City Clerk, do hereby certify that I am the duly appointed and qualified City Clerk for the City of Santa Clarita and that on February 20, 2014, between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., the foregoing agenda was posted at City Hall and the Santa Clarita Sheriff’s Station.

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Arminé Chaparyan
Interim City Clerk
Santa Clarita, California

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4 Comments

  1. Relocation. Build three electronic billboards – 2 on the 14 and 1 on the 5 – no specifics on when or which would removed. Plans for these new billboards include making them cell towers at a later date.

  2. DaveR says:

    There are obviously some powerful forces at work here. The proposed signs burn electricity at an obscene rate and will mock us as we try to conserve.

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