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1994 - Valencia Mercedes co-owner Eddie Murray sets MLB record for switch-hit home runs in games (11 times) [story]


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Invocation
McLean
Call to Order
Roll Call
Flag Salute
Executive Meeting
Approval of Agenda
Awards and Recognitions
Helen Putnam Award
Recognition of Doctors who have been at Henry Mayo Hospital for 40 years
Recognition of Hunter Greene’s participation in the 2015 Baseball World Cup
Finance Award
Achievement of Excellence in Procurement Award for Purchasing
Public Participation
Staff Comments
Committee Reports/Councilmember Comments
Consent Calendar
1. Minutes of Oct 22, 2015 11:30 AM
2. Minutes of Oct 27, 2015 5:00 PM
3. Minutes of Oct 27, 2015 6:00 PM
4. 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.

document City Council Agenda Item Agenda Report
5. ACQUISITION OF A PORTION OF 24650 AVENUE ROCKEFELLER – ASSESSOR’S PARCEL NUMBER 2811-001-801

Purchase 10,874 square feet of real property located at 24650 Avenue Rockefeller for the construction of an American with Disabilities Act compliant ramp along the west side of the San Francisquito Creek Trail connecting to Newhall Ranch Road.

document City Council Agenda Item Agenda Report
a. Location Map
b. Exhibit A and B: Legal Description and Map
6. APPROVAL OF THE 2015 UPDATED HAZARD MITIGATION PLAN IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE FEDERAL DISASTER MITIGATION ACT OF 2000 (PUBLIC LAW 106-390)

Approve the update of the City of Santa Clarita Local Hazard Mitigation Plan in accordance with the Federal Disaster Mitigation Act of 2000.

document City Council Agenda Item Agenda Report
a. 2015 Hazard Mitigation Plan (available in the City Clerk’s Reading File)
7. EXECUTE RENEWAL OPTION FOR LANDSCAPE MAINTENANCE DISTRICT (LMD) CONTRACT 13-00384 TO PROVIDE LANDSCAPE MAINTENANCE SERVICES FOR ZONE 27

Consideration for approval of renewal option for Landscape Maintenance District (LMD) Contract No. 13-00384 for landscape maintenance services of Zone 27 by ValleyCrest Landscape Maintenance.  Terms of the existing contract allows for three (3), one-year renewal options.

document City Council Agenda Item Agenda Report
8. SECOND READING AND ADOPTION OF AN ORDINANCE TO GRANT VALENCIA WATER COMPANY A WATER FRANCHISE

This is the second reading and adoption of an ordinance to grant Valencia Water Company a water franchise.  The first reading of this ordinance took place on October 27, 2015 and was passed to the second reading. The current water franchise will expire December 17, 2015.  If approved this evening, the new franchise would become effective in 30 days.

document City Council Agenda Item Agenda Report
a. Ordinance
9. CHECK REGISTER NO. 21 FOR THE PERIOD 09/18/15 THROUGH 10/01/15 AND 10/08/15 ELECTRONIC FUNDS TRANSFERS FOR THE PERIOD 09/25/15 THROUGH 10/08/15

Check Register No. 21 for the Period 09/18/15 through 10/01/15 and 10/08/15.

Electronic Funds Transfers for the Period 09/25/15 through 10/08/15.

 

document City Council Agenda Item Agenda Report
a. Memo
b. Check Register #21
Public Hearing
10. FORMATION OF DRAINAGE BENEFIT ASSESSMENT AREA NO. 2015-1 (FIVE KNOLLS)

Pursuant to conditions of approval adopted during the entitlement of the Five Knolls development project, the property owner shall establish a Drainage Benefit Assessment Area to ensure the continued maintenance of any drainage improvements that are not eligible for transfer to the Los Angeles County Flood Control District for maintenance.

 

document City Council Agenda Item Agenda Report
a. Public Hearing Notice DBAA 2015-1 Five Knolls
b. Public Hearing Resolution DBAA 2015-1 (Five Knolls)
c. Engineer’s Report DBAA 2015-1 (Five Knolls) (available in City Clerk’s Reading File)
Unfinished Business
11. CALIFORNIA PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION NET ENERGY METERING SUCCESSOR PROGRAM

As mandated by Assembly Bill 327, the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) is discussing changes to the rate structure of Net Energy Metering (NEM) programs offered by California’s three Investor Owned Utilities (IOU), which must be adopted by the CPUC by December 31, 2015, to go into effect on July 1, 2017, or the date on which the utility reaches its 5% NEM program cap.

document City Council Agenda Item Agenda Report
New Business
12. INTRODUCTION AND FIRST READING OF AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE SANTA CLARITA MUNICIPAL CODE WITH REGARD TO COMMISSIONERS AND ADOPTION OF A RESOLUTION WITH REGARD TO THE FINANCIAL ACCOUNTABILITY AND AUDIT PANEL CONCERNING MEMBERSHIP AND REORGANIZATION

First reading of an ordinance clarifying terms of office and the reorganization of the three City Commissions and the Financial Accountability and Audit Panel.

document City Council Agenda Item Agenda Report
a. Commission Ordinance
b. FAAP Resolution
c. Current Local Appointments List
Public Participation II
Staff Comments
Adjournment
In memory of Janice Braly Nelsen
Future Meetings

 

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