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citylogo_sealCity Council / Board of Library Trustees
Joint Regular Meeting
1/27/2015 6:00 PM
City Council Chambers

23920 Valencia Blvd. 1St Floor   Santa Clarita, CA 91355



Invocation – Acosta Call to Order Roll Call  Roll Call Flag Salute  The Bacon Bunch Patrol of Troop 499 Executive Meeting Approval of Agenda Awards and Recognitions  Santa Clarita Christian School Girls’ Volleyball CIF Championship Team Presentations  Holly Schroeder, of the Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Corporation (SCVEDC), to present to Council the SCVEDC 2014 accomplishments. Public Participation Staff Comments Committee Reports/Councilmember Comments Consent Calendar 1.APPROVAL OF MINUTES

The minutes of the Joint City Council and Board of Library Trustees meeting are submitted for approval.

documentAgenda Item Agenda Report  a.13JAN2015-Special Meeting  b.13JAN2015-Regular Meeting 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.


The summary vacation of a portion of the public right-of-way known as Market Street, near the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center, south of Newhall Avenue.

documentAgenda Item Agenda Report  a.Resolution  b.Exhibit A – Legal Description  c.Exhibit B – Plat  d.Exhibit C – Legal Description  e.Exhibit D – Plat  f.Aerial Map of Vacation 4.ANNUAL BRIDGE PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE PROGRAM, PROJECT M0093 – AWARD CONSTRUCTION CONTRACT

This project will provide preventive maintenance and repairs to various bridges in the City of Santa Clarita.


documentAgenda Item Agenda Report  a.Bridge Location Map  b.Rejected Bid Proposal for O’Donnell Construction, Inc. (available in the City Clerk’s Reading File)  c.Contract for Peterson-Chase General Engineering Construction, Inc. (available in the City Clerk’s Reading File) 5.NEWHALL AVENUE HIGHWAY SAFETY IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM (HSIP) PROJECT (NEWHALL AVENUE AT 8TH STREET, 9TH STREET, AND LYONS AVENUE), PROJECT T2008 – AWARD CONSTRUCTION CONTRACT

This project will improve the overall safety of Newhall Avenue by upgrading the pedestrian crossings at three locations with pedestrian bulb-outs and realigning existing crosswalks. This project will also modify the existing pedestrian ramps bringing them into compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

documentAgenda Item Agenda Report  a.Location Map  b.Contract for FS Construction (available in the City Clerk’s Reading File) 6.CITY HALL ACCESS IMPROVEMENTS, PROJECT F1021 – AWARD CONSTRUCTION CONTRACT

This project will construct modifications to existing concrete ramps and walkways, install metal handrails, apply an emulsion seal coat on the parking lot, provide new signing and striping, and minor landscaping repairs.

documentAgenda Item Agenda Report  a.Location Map  b.Contract for Draper Construction (available in the City Clerk’s Reading File) 7.APPROVAL OF FINAL TRACT MAP AND ACCEPTANCE OF OFFERS OF DEDICATION FOR TRACT NO. 60258-02, FIVE KNOLLS (FORMERLY KEYSTONE)

Pursuant to Section 66474.1 of the Subdivision Map Act, approve Final Tract Map for Tract No. 60258-02. The map is for subdivision purposes and is located west of Golden Valley Road and north of Newhall Ranch Road.

documentAgenda Item Agenda Report  a.Tract No. 60258-02 – Exhibit Map  b.Tract No. 60258-02 – Fact Sheet 8.COMMUNITY SERVICES AND ARTS GRANTS FOR FISCAL YEAR 2014-15

The approval of the recommendations by the grants rating committee for the annual Community Services and Arts Grants program.

documentAgenda Item Agenda Report  a.Attachment A – Community Services Grants Proposed Funding 2014-15  b.Attachment B – Community Services Grants – Proposals Not Recommended for 2014-15 Funding 9.MASTER CASE 13-096; ZONE CHANGE 13-004 SOLEDAD CANYON ROAD CORRIDOR PLAN, SECOND READING

The Soledad Canyon Road Corridor planning area consists of 181 acres and more than 1.4 million square feet of commercial building space west of Solamint Road and east of the Santa Clara River, near Camp Plenty Road.  The Soledad Canyon Road Corridor Plan will update the City of Santa Clarita’s zoning regulations and zoning map for the Soledad Canyon Road Corridor, resulting in a document that will guide future development within the planning area.


documentAgenda Item Agenda Report  a.Ordinance  b.Exhibit A to Ordinance (available in the City Clerk’s Reading File)  c.Negative Declaration and Initial Study (available in City Clerk’s Reading File) 10.LOCAL APPOINTMENTS LIST

Section 54970 of the Government Code, also known as “The Maddy Act” requires that the legislative body must cause to be prepared a list of appointments of all ongoing boards, commissions, and committees which are appointed by the City Council.


In order to meet growing demand for commuter services to and from the Santa Clarita Valley, City’s Transit Division is in need of five (5) 45-foot CNG powered commuter buses.

documentAgenda Item Agenda Report  a.RFP 2013-04 Technical Proposal for Commuter Coaches – Motor Coach Industries, Inc. (available in the City Clerk’s Reading File)  b.RFP 2013-04 Price Proposal for Commuter Coaches – Motor Coach Industries, Inc. (available in the City Clerk’s Reading File) 12.FISCAL YEAR 2013-14 COMPREHENSIVE ANNUAL FINANCIAL REPORT AND OTHER RELATED REPORTS

FISCAL YEAR 2013-14 COMPREHENSIVE ANNUAL FINANCIAL REPORT AND OTHER RELATED REPORTS – The City’s independent audit firm, McGladrey  LLP, has completed the City’s annual audit for fiscal year ending June 30, 2014.  McGladrey LLP, conducted the audit in accordance with generally accepted auditing standards, whereby an audit plan was prepared and followed to obtain reasonable assurance the City’s financial statements were free from material misstatements.

documentAgenda Item Agenda Report  a.Air Quality Improvement Fund 6-30-14 (available in the City Clerk’s Reading File)  b.Appropriations Limit Calculation 6-30-14 (available in the City Clerk’s Reading File)  c.Compliance Report (A-133) Single Audit 6-30-14 (available in the City Clerk’s Reading File)  d.Comprehensive Annual Financial Report 6-30-14 (available in the City Clerk’s Reading File)  e.Open Space Preservation District 6-30-14 (available in the City Clerk’s Reading File)  f.Report to the Honorable Mayor and Members of the City Council (SAS 114) (available in the City Clerk’s Reading File)  g.Transit Enterprise Fund 6-30-14 (available in the City Clerk’s Reading File) 13.CHECK REGISTER NO. 26 FOR THE PERIOD 11/28/14 THROUGH 12/11/14 AND 12/18/14. ELECTRONIC FUNDS TRANSFERS FOR THE PERIOD 12/05/14 THROUGH 12/18/14. CHECK REGISTER NO. 1 FOR THE PERIOD 12/12/14 THROUGH 12/25/14 AND 12/31/14. ELECTRONIC FUNDS TRANSFERS FOR THE PERIOD 12/19/14 THROUGH 12/31/14.

Check Register No. 26 for the Period 11/28/14 through 12/11/14 and 12/18/14.

Electronic Funds Transfers for the Period 12/05/14 through 12/15/14.

Check Register No. 1 for the Period 12/12/14 through 12/25/14 and 12/31/14.

Electronic Funds Transfers for the Period 12/19/14 through 12/31/14.

documentAgenda Item Agenda Report  a.Check Register No. 26 (available in the City Clerk’s Reading File)  b.Check Register No. 1 (available in the City Clerk’s Reading File) New Business 14.COUNCIL COMMITTEE APPOINTMENTS

On an annual basis, the City Council updates the Council Committee Appointments List.  Mayor McLean transmitted a memo to each Councilmember with the 2014 Council Committee Appointments list for discussion at this time.


documentAgenda Item Agenda Report  a.2014 Council Committee Appointment List Public Participation II Staff Comments Adjournment Future Meetings


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