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City Council
Regular Meeting
6/13/2017 6:00 PM
City Council Chambers

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

 

Joint Meeting with
Board of Library Trustees
Successor Agency to the former Redevelopment Agency
Hereinafter the titles Mayor, Mayor Pro Tem, Councilmember, City Manager, City Attorney, and City Clerk may be used also to indicate Mayor/Chair/President, Mayor Pro Tem/Vice-Chair/Vice President, City Manager/Executive Director, City Attorney/Counsel, and City Clerk/Secretary
Invocation
Smyth
Call to Order
Roll Call
Roll Call
Flag Salute
Executive Meeting
Approval of Agenda
Awards and Recognitions
Danielle Wick and SCV All Stars Cheer
APWA’s 2017 Top Ten Public Works Leaders of the Year
Public Participation
Staff Comments
Committee Reports/Councilmember Comments
Consent Calendar
1. Minutes of May 23, 2017 5:00 PM
2. Minutes of May 23, 2017 6:00 PM
3. STATE LEGISLATION: ASSEMBLY BILL 190

Authored by Assembly Member Marc Steinorth (R-40-Rancho Cucamonga), Assembly Bill 190 proposes to require a local agency’s planning department to approve or disapprove the design of a development project within 30 days of the date an application has been determined to be complete.  If an application is not approved or disapproved within 30 days, the design of the development project is deemed approved on the 31st day.

document City Council Agenda Item Agenda Report
a. Assembly Bill 190 (Steinorth)
4. STATE LEGISLATION: ASSEMBLY BILL 1250

Authored by Assembly Member Reginald Jones-Sawyer (D-59-Los Angeles), Assembly Bill 1250 establishes requirements for the use of personal service contracts by counties and cities.  Specifically, this bill requires a local agency to conduct an audit before entering or renewing a contract.

document City Council Agenda Item Agenda Report
a. Assembly Bill 1250 (Jones-Sawyer)
5. STATE LEGISLATION: ASSEMBLY BILL 1350

Authored by Assembly Member Laura Friedman (D-43-Glendale), Assembly Bill 1350 proposes to require a city or county, that has not met at least one-third of its share of the regional housing need for low-income and very low income housing, to pay a penalty to the Department of Housing and Community Development.

document City Council Agenda Item Agenda Report
a. Assembly Bill 1350 (Friedman)
6. FEDERAL LEGISLATION: H.R. 1557

United States Representative Steve Knight (R-CA-25) has introduced H.R. 1557, the Soledad Canyon Consistency Act.  The bi-partisan measure is co-sponsored by Representative Brad Sherman (D-CA-30), Representative Adam Schiff (D-CA-28), and Representative Judy Chu (D-CA-27).  Subject to valid existing rights, the bill seeks to withdraw from mineral entry the lands that were the subject of the two cancelled mining contracts (CA-20139 and CA-22901) between the Bureau of Land Management and CEMEX.  Enactment of the legislation will prohibit the Secretary of the Interior from entering into new contracts, leases or other conveyance for purposes of mining at the site in Soledad Canyon, which was the subject of the two contracts.  It is recommended that the City Council support H.R. 1557.

document City Council Agenda Item Agenda Report
a. H.R. 1557, As Introduced 03-16-17
b. Soledad Canyon Map A 01-21-16
7. FEDERAL LEGISLATION: HOUSE RESOLUTION 2116

Authored by Congressman Steve Knight (R-25-CA), House Resolution 2116 proposes to amend the Reclamation Wastewater and Groundwater Study and Facilities Act to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to participate in a series of water reclamation projects to provide a new water supply to communities previously impacted by perchlorate contamination plumes.

document City Council Agenda Item Agenda Report
a. House Resolution 2116 (Knight)
8. FEDERAL LEGISLATION: HOUSE RESOLUTION 2156

Authored by Congressman Steve Knight (R-25-CA), House Resolution 2156 proposes to establish a national memorial and national monument to commemorate the victims of the Saint Francis Dam collapse of March 12, 1928.

document City Council Agenda Item Agenda Report
a. House Resolution 2156 (Knight)
9. SAN GABRIEL MOUNTAINS NATIONAL MONUMENT REVIEW AND PUBLIC COMMENT

On April 26, 2017, President Trump issued Executive Order 13792, which initiated a review of all national monument designations or expansions made under the Antiquities Act of 1906, since January 1, 1996 and containing 100,000 acres or more.  The San Gabriel Mountains National Monument, containing 346,177 acres, was designated by President Obama in October 2014 under authority of the Antiquities Act and therefore, meets the criteria established under President Trump’s Executive Order.   As part of the review process, the Secretary of the Interior is seeking public comment regarding national monument designations under review by June 25, 2017.  A draft comment letter seeking retention of the San Gabriel Mountains National Monument designation as made by President Obama has been prepared by staff for the City Council’s consideration.

document City Council Agenda Item Agenda Report
a. San Gabriel Mountains National Monument letter to Dept. of the Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke
10. PROPOSED PURCHASE OF PERMANENT SEWER CONNECTION

This action recommends the purchase of a permanent connection to the Los Angeles County Sanitation District for the disposal of nuisance groundwater originating from Drainage Benefit Assessment Area (DBAA) 18.

document City Council Agenda Item Agenda Report
a. Santa Clarita DBAA 18 (Bakerton Pump Station) Connection Fee
11. STONECREST SLOPE LANDSCAPE AND LIGHTING DISTRICT T52 LANDSCAPE MODIFICATIONS, PROJECT NO R3005

Award a construction contract to Stay Green, Inc. for LLD Zone T52 Landscape Modifications, Project R3005

document City Council Agenda Item Agenda Report
a. Bid Comparison Worksheet
b. Bid Response – Stay Green (available in the City Clerk’s Reading File)
c. Bid Specifications (available in the City Clerk’s Reading File)
d. Irrigation Plans (available in the City Clerk’s Reading File)
12. CHECK REGISTER NO. 11

Check Register No. 11 for the Period 04/28/17 through 05/11/17 and 05/18/17 in the aggregate amount of $6,192,701.19. Electronic Funds Transfers included in Check Register No. 11 for the Period 05/01/17 through 05/12/17 in the aggregate amount of $961,973.69.

document City Council Agenda Item Agenda Report
a. Memo – Check Register 11
b. Check Register No. 11 (available in the City Clerk’s Reading File)
Public Hearings
13. FISCAL YEAR 2017-2018 ANNUAL OPERATING BUDGET AND CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM

The proposed budget was presented to the City Council along with the Planning Commission, the Parks, Recreation, and Community Services Commission, and the Arts Commission during the Joint Budget Study Session on May 3, 2017.  In addition, on June 6, 2017, the Planning Commission made a finding by minute action, that the Draft Fiscal Year 2017-2018 Capital Improvement Program is consistent with the City’s General Plan.

The Fiscal Year 2017-2018 Budget totals $197.7 million.  This includes funding for the Capital Improvement Program, the Redevelopment Successor Agency, operations and maintenance, personnel, and debt services.  When compared to the current year’s adopted budget, the proposed fiscal Year 2017-2018 Budget represents a 10.1% decrease, equivalent to $22.3 million less than the adopted Fiscal Year 2016-2017 Budget.

 

document City Council Agenda Item Agenda Report
a. Public Hearing Notice
b. Draft Annual Operating Budget and Capital Improvement Program Fiscal Year 2017-2018 (available in the City Clerk’s Reading File)
14. ANNUAL ADJUSTMENT OF FEES AND AMENDMENTS TO THE FEE SCHEDULE

For Fiscal Year 2017-18, staff recommends Citywide fees and charges be increased by the December year-end Consumer Price Index (CPI) for the urban consumers of the Los Angeles, Riverside, and Orange County area.  The percentage increase, as reported by the United States Department of Labor, is 2.0 Percent.

document City Council Agenda Item Agenda Report
a. Public Hearing Notice
b. Resolution
15. ANNUAL LEVY OF ASSESSMENTS FOR SPECIAL DISTRICTS

As an annual required procedure, staff presents for City Council’s consideration the Final Engineer’s Reports for the various special districts and requests approval to provide the Los Angeles County Auditor Controller necessary data for the assessments to appear on the Fiscal Year 2017-18 Property Tax Rolls.

 

document City Council Agenda Item Agenda Report
a. Public Hearing Notice FY 17-18 LLD Annual Levy
b. 6-13-17 Public Hearing Notice FY 17-18 Tourism Marketing District
c. LLD FY 2017-18 Resolution
d. GVROSMD FY 17-18 Resolution
e. DBAA FY 2017-18 Resolution
f. TMD FY 2017-18 Resolution
g. FY 2017-18 Recommended Rate Table
h. LLD FY 2017-18 Engineer’s Report (available in the City Clerk’s Reading File)
i. DBAA FY 2017-18 Engineer’s Report (available in the City Clerk’s Reading File)
j. GVROSMD FY 2017-18 Engineer’s Report (available in City Clerk’s Reading File)
k. TMD FY 2017-18 Annual Report (available in the City Clerk’s Reading File)
l. LLD FY 2017-18 Assessment Roll (available in the City Clerk’s Reading File)
m. DBAA FY2017-18 Assessment Roll (available in the City Clerk’s Reading File)
16. ANNUAL LEVY OF ASSESSMENTS FOR SPECIAL DISTRICTS FOR LANDSCAPING AND LIGHTING DISTRICT ZONES T23 AND T23A

As an annual procedure, the City Council is required to conduct the Public Hearing for Landscaping and Lighting District, Zones T23 and T23A, adopt this resolution, and direct staff to provide the Los Angeles County Auditor Controller necessary data for the assessments to appear on the Fiscal Year 2017-18 Property Tax Rolls.

document City Council Agenda Item Agenda Report
a. Public Hearing Notice
b. LLD Zones T23 T23A FY 2017-18 Resolution
c. FY 2017-18 Recommended Rate Table
d. LLD FY 2017-18 Engineer’s Report (available in the City Clerk’s Reading File)
e. LLD FY 2017-18 Assessment Roll (available in the City Clerk’s Reading File)
17. ANNUAL LEVY OF ASSESSMENTS FOR SPECIAL DISTRICTS FOR LANDSCAPING AND LIGHTING DISTRICT ZONE T4

As an annual procedure, the City Council is required to conduct the public hearing for Landscaping and Lighting District Zone T4, adopt this resolution, and direct staff to provide the Los Angeles County Auditor Controller necessary data for the assessments to appear on the Fiscal Year 2017-18 Property Tax Rolls.

document City Council Agenda Item Agenda Report
a. Public Hearing Notice
b. LLD Zone T4 FY 2017-18 Resolution
c. FY 2017-18 Recommended Rate Table
d. LLD FY 2017-18 Engineer’s Report (available in the City Clerk’s Reading File)
e. LLD FY 2017-18 Assessment Roll (available in the City Clerk’s Reading File)
Unfinished Business
18. APPOINT COUNCILMEMBER AND ALTERNATE TO SERVE ON THE SANTA CLARITA VALLEY GROUNDWATER SUSTAINABILITY AGENCY BOARD

Appoint one Councilmember and potential alternate to represent the City of Santa Clarita on the Groundwater Sustainability Agency Board.

 

document City Council Agenda Item Agenda Report
19. PROPOSED UPDATES TO SANTA CLARITA MUNICIPAL CODE, CHAPTER 6.02 – MANUFACTURED HOME RENT ADJUSTMENT PROCEDURES

An update of Chapter 6.02 of the Santa Clarita Municipal Code.  The proposed changes are being brought to the City Council for discussion and direction.

document City Council Agenda Item Agenda Report
a. Matrix of 6.02 Issues – Specific to Sections
b. Matrix of 6.02 Issues – General Comments
c. 6.02 FINAL REDLINE
Public Participation II
Staff Comments
Adjournment
Future Meetings
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