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City Council / Board of Library Trustees
Joint Regular Meeting
11/24/2015 6:00 PM
City Council Chambers

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

 

 

Invocation
Boydston
Call to Order
Roll Call
Flag Salute
Executive Meeting
Approval of Agenda
Awards and Recognitions
Recognize Deputy Bertola for helping to deliver a baby
Proclamation naming December 3, 2015, “Princess Cruises Day” in honor of their 50th Anniversary
Public Participation
Staff Comments
Committee Reports/Councilmember Comments
Consent Calendar
1. Minutes of Nov 10, 2015 6:00 PM
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.

document City Council Agenda Item Agenda Report
3. CITIZENS’ OPTION FOR PUBLIC SAFETY (COPS) GRANT – FISCAL YEAR 2015-2016

Assembly Bill 1913 (Schiff-Cardenas Crime Prevention Act), signed into law in 2000, provides funding to cities and counties for frontline law enforcement officers and juvenile justice initiatives. Fiscal Year 2015-16 marks the 20th year the City of Santa Clarita has been eligible to receive grant funding from this program, which was originally adopted in 1996 via Assembly Bill 3229 (Brulte). The City of Santa Clarita’s estimated allocation for Fiscal Year 2015-16, based on population, is $333,301.

document City Council Agenda Item Agenda Report
a. Letter from LASD
4. PURCHASE OF TWO AUTOMATIC LICENSE PLATE READER (ALPR) TRAILERS

The purchase of two Automatic License Plate Reader (ALPR) trailers was approved during the 2015-2016 budget process. ALPR technology is used by law enforcement agencies to notify deputies if a license plate of interest has been detected. The addition of trailers with this technology will allow Sheriff Deputies to scan license plates for connections to crime activity, while simultaneously having the ability to display speed or traffic messages as necessary.

document City Council Agenda Item Agenda Report
5. LETTER OF SUPPORT FOR LOS ANGELES TO HOST 2024 SUMMER OLYMPICS

On September 1, 2015, the United States Olympic Committee announced its official selection of Los Angeles as the United States host city candidate for the 2024 Summer Olympics. Given the regional impact of the Olympics, Mayor Garcetti requested support for the Los Angeles 2024 Olympic bid.

document City Council Agenda Item Agenda Report
6. RESOLUTION TO ESTABLISH SPEED LIMIT ON GOLDEN VALLEY ROAD, BETWEEN NEWHALL RANCH ROAD AND SEVENTY FEET NORTH OF CLAREMORE WAY

City Council adopt a resolution establishing a 50 mile-per-hour speed limit on the recently completed section of Golden Valley Road, between Newhall Ranch Road and the City/County limit line 70 feet north of Claremore Way.

document City Council Agenda Item Agenda Report
a. Resolution
b. Engineering and Traffic Survey
c. Location Map
7. UPPER SANTA CLARA RIVER ENHANCED WATERSHED MANAGEMENT PROGRAM CALIFORNIA ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY ACT ACTION

The environmental effects of the projects described in the Programmatic Environmental Impact Report on the Upper Santa Clara River Watershed Enhanced Watershed Management Program, prepared by the Los Angeles County Flood Control District, are submitted for consideration and acceptance.

 

document City Council Agenda Item Agenda Report
a. Exhibit A Findings of Fact in Support Related to Significant Environmental Impacts for Enhanced Watershed Management Program (available in the City Clerk’s Reading File)
b. Final Program Environmental Impact Report (available in the City Clerk’s Reading File)
8. LANDSCAPE MAINTENANCE CONTRACT EXTENSION LMD ZONES T-46 AND T-47

Authorize a seven-month extension of the existing landscape maintenance contract with Stay Green, Inc. Servicing LMD Zones T-46 (Northbridge) and T-47 (Northpark).

document City Council Agenda Item Agenda Report
a. Original Bid Response SGI Exhibit B 1346 (Available in the City Clerk’s Reading Reading File)
b. Contract Amendment10-00445-C SGI T46 T47 1346 (Available in the City Clerk’s Reading File)
9. SECOND READING AND ADOPTION OF AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE SANTA CLARITA MUNICIPAL CODE WITH REGARD TO COMMISSIONERS CONCERNING MEMBERSHIP AND REORGANIZATION

Second reading and adoption of an ordinance clarifying terms of office and the reorganization of the three City Commissions and approval of the Local Appointments List.

document City Council Agenda Item Agenda Report
a. Commisson Ordinance
b. Local Appointments List
10. PURCHASE AND DELIVERY OF FIVE 45-FOOT COMPRESSED NATURAL GAS POWERED COMMUTER COACHES FROM MOTOR COACH INDUSTRIES

In order to replace commuter buses that have reached the end of their useful life, City’s Transit Division is in need of five 45-foot CNG-powered commuter buses.

document City Council Agenda Item Agenda Report
a. Victor Valley-Santa Clarita RFP 2013-04 (available in the City Clerk’s Reading File)
b. RFP 2013-04 Technical Proposal for Commuter Coaches – Motor Coach Industries, Inc. (available in the City Clerk’s Reading File)
c. November 2015 MCI Pricing (available in the City Clerk’s Reading File)
11. AWARD OF SUPPLEMENTAL TREE SERVICE CONTRACT

Award a one-year supplemental tree service contract to Four Seasons Landscape to address citywide reforestation needs and tree-service requests accelerated by the prolonged drought in a timely manner.

document City Council Agenda Item Agenda Report
a. UF 15 16 08 Solicitation (available in the City Clerk’s Reading File)
b. UF 15 16 08 Four Seasons (available in the City Clerk’s Reading File)
12. CHECK REGISTER NO. 22 FOR THE PERIOD 10/02/15 THROUGH 10/15/15 AND 10/22/15 ELECTRONIC FUNDS TRANSFERS FOR THE PERIOD 10/09/15 THROUGH 10/22/15

Check Register No. 22 for the Period 10/02/15 through 10/15/15 and 10/22/15.

Electronic Funds Transfers for the Period 10/09/15 through 10/22/15.

 

document City Council Agenda Item Agenda Report
a. Memo
b. Check Register No. 22 (available in the City Clerk’s Reading File)
Public Hearings
13. MASTER CASE 15-047 (UNIFIED DEVELOPMENT CODE 15-002) AMENDMENT (2015 UDC Update)

An update of the City of Santa Clarita’s Unified Development Code to ensure consistency with federal and state regulations and the General Plan, as required by State Law.

document City Council Agenda Item Agenda Report
a. Public Hearing Notice
b. Ordinance
c. Exhibit A- 2015 UDC Update Draft Redline Amendments
d. Exhibit B- Negative Declaration & Initial Study
e. Planning Commission Staff Report & Resolution (available in the City Clerk’s Reading File)
f. Planning Commission Correspondence (available in City Clerk Reading File)
Public Participation II
Staff Comments
Adjournment
Future Meetings
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