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The Santa Clarita City Council will hold a special meeting on Tuesday, November 12, at 5:30 p.m., followed by its regular meeting at 6 p.m.

The special meeting will be a closed session conference with a labor negotiator.

Click here to view the agenda for the special meeting.

The Council will reconvene at 6 p.m. for the regular meeting, which will begin with an announcement from the City Attorney.

In the regular meeting, councilmembers will, among other agenda items: consider a resolution ratifying the existence of a local emergency due to the Tick Fire; approve the purchase of right-of-way and temporary grading and construction easements for the Via Princessa East extension project (see map above); approve the final tract map for the Plum Canyon subdivision at the southeast corner of Whites Canyon Road and Skyline Ranch Road; accept a donation of 54.9 +/- acres of of real property adjacent to the Needham Ranch project; consider an urgency ordinance extending the current moratorium on new businesses selling flavored tobacco products; adopt a resolution to submit an application to the Local Agency Formation Commission, or LAFCO, requesting annexation of approximately 1,786 acres of land to the city of Santa Clarita for the Tesoro del Valle Annexation Area; and discuss recent Public Safety Power Shutoffs and potential actions by the California Public Utilities Commission, and provide direction to staff.

The meetings will take place in Council Chambers at City Hall, 23920 Valencia Blvd., Santa Clarita 91355.

The full agenda can be viewed below:

Joint Meeting with
Board of Library Trustees
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
Recognition of Merry Graham
Recognizing Maya Gadbois for her performance at the 2019 BMX World Championships
Proclaim November as Native American Heritage Month
a. Native American History Month Proclamation 2019
Zonta International’s Centennial Proclamation
a. Zonta International Centennial
Small Business Saturday Proclamation
a. Proclamation Small Business Saturday KL edits
Public Participation
Staff Comments
Committee Reports/Councilmember Comments
Consent Calendar
1. Minutes of Oct 22, 2019 5:30 PM
2. Minutes of Oct 22, 2019 6:00 PM
3. CHECK REGISTER NO. 22

Check Register No. 22 for the Period 09/27/19 through 10/10/19 and 10/17/19. Electronic Funds Transfers for the Period 09/30/19 through 10/11/19.

 

document City Council Agenda Item Agenda Report
a. Memo – Check Register No. 22
b. Check Register No. 22 (available in the City Clerk’s Reading File)
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. RESOLUTION RATIFYING THE EXISTENCE OF A LOCAL EMERGENCY

This resolution will ratify the existence of a local emergency related to the Tick Fire.

document City Council Agenda Item Agenda Report
a. Resolution Proclaiming a Local Emergency 11-6-19
b. City Council Ratification Resolution
6. CITIZENS’ OPTION FOR PUBLIC SAFETY (COPS) GRANT – FISCAL YEAR 2019-20

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. The City of Santa Clarita’s estimated allocation for Fiscal Year 2019-20, based on population, is $330,543.

document City Council Agenda Item Agenda Report
7. APPROVE THE PURCHASE OF A 2019 FORD SUPER DUTY F-250 TRUCK

Purchase of a utility truck that meets the criteria for replacement.

document City Council Agenda Item Agenda Report
a. Proposal (available in the City Clerk’s Reading File)
b. National Fleet Auto Group RFP (available in the City Clerk’s Reading File)
c. National Fleet Auto Group Acceptance and Award (available in the City Clerk’s Reading File)
8. SANTA CLARITA AQUATIC CENTER – ACTIVITY POOL FLUME SLIDE REFURBISHMENT

The flume slide at the Santa Clarita Aquatic Center Activity Pool is original to the site, built in 2003.  There are several significant renovations needed to keep the slide operational and to extend its useful life.

document City Council Agenda Item Agenda Report
a. P3028 Quotation and Scope of Work Statement
b. Whitewater West Industries Ltd. Sole Source Document
9. VIA PRINCESSA EAST ROADWAY EXTENSION PROJECT — APPROVE THE PURCHASE OF A PORTION OF ASSESSOR’S PARCEL NUMBERS 2836-014-066 AND 2836-014-067 FOR ROAD RIGHT-OF-WAY AND TEMPORARY GRADING AND CONSTRUCTION EASEMENTS

Via Princessa East Roadway Extension, Project 3026 – Approve the purchase of a portion of each Assessor’s Parcel Numbers 2836-014-066 and 2836-014-067 for road right-of-way and temporary grading and construction easements.

 

document City Council Agenda Item Agenda Report
a. Location Map
b. Legal Description and Map
10. RESCIND 1,000 FEET OF THE NO STOPPING ANYTIME ZONE ALONG THE NORTH SIDE OF LOST CANYON ROAD BETWEEN LARK WAY AND CEDAR VALLEY WAY

The Fair Oaks Ranch Community unanimously agreed on improvements on Lost Canyon Road that would provide 1,000 feet of on-street parking along the north side of Lost Canyon Road, between Lark Way and Cedar Valley Way, to accommodate approximately 40 vehicles and discourage overflow parking from The Townhomes at Lost Canyon.

document City Council Agenda Item Agenda Report
a. Exhibit A
b. Location Map
c. Resolution
11. APPROVAL OF FINAL TRACT MAP, ACCEPTANCE OF OFFERS OF DEDICATION, REJECTION OF IRREVOCABLE OFFER OF DEDICATION, AND ABANDONMENT OF EASEMENT FOR TRACT NO. 73858-01 – PLUM CANYON AREA D

Pursuant to Section 66474.1 of the Subdivision Map Act, approve the final tract map, accept/reject offers of dedication, and approve abandonment of easement for Tract No. 73858-01. This map is for subdivision purposes and is located in the Plum Canyon community at the southeast corner of Whites Canyon Road and Skyline Ranch Road.

document City Council Agenda Item Agenda Report
a. Location Map
b. Fact Sheet
12. ESTABLISH A 240-FOOT NO STOPPING ANYTIME ZONE ON THE EAST SIDE OF TOURNEY ROAD

City staff conducted a sight distance analysis at the southerly driveway at 27200 Tourney Road and determined that establishing a No Stopping Anytime zone on the east side of Tourney Road, south of the southerly driveway, will improve visibility of oncoming vehicles when exiting the driveway onto Tourney Road. The proposed No Stopping Anytime zone will restrict 240 feet of on-street parking.

document City Council Agenda Item Agenda Report
a. Traffic Engineering Exhibit
b. Location Map
c. Resolution
13. ACCEPTANCE OF DONATED REAL PROPERTY OF 54.9 +/- ACRES IN THE CITY OF SANTA CLARITA, LOS ANGELES COUNTY ASSESSORS PARCEL NOS. 2827-051-025, 2827-051-026, 2827-051-027 (PORTION), 2827-051-036 (PORTION), 2827-051-037 (PORTION) AND 2827-051-060 (PORTION)

Acceptance of real property donation of 54.9 +/- acres adjacent to the Needham Ranch project.

document City Council Agenda Item Agenda Report
a. Property Location Map
Public Hearings
14. CONSIDERATION OF AN URGENCY ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SANTA CLARITA, CALIFORNIA, EXTENDING A MORATORIUM ON THE ESTABLISHMENT OF NEW TOBACCO RETAILERS WHO SELL FLAVORED TOBACCO PRODUCTS FOR AN ADDITIONAL 10 MONTHS AND 15 DAYS, THROUGH AND INCLUDING OCTOBER 7, 2020

Government Code 65858 allows the City Council to adopt interim zoning ordinances that prohibit certain land uses to preserve public health and safety and to facilitate research and study for future regulation. In response to new regulations adopted by the County of Los Angeles, on October 8, 2019, the City Council adopted a 45 day moratorium on the establishment of new tobacco retailers. Council will conduct a public hearing and determine whether or not to extend the moratorium to and through October 7, 2020. The ordinance extending the moratorium is an urgency ordinance and would require a 4/5 vote.

document City Council Agenda Item Agenda Report
a. Public Hearing Notice
b. Ordinance
c. 10 Day Report for Flavored Tobacco Moratorium
15. TESORO DEL VALLE ANNEXATION AREA – MASTER CASE 19-115: GENERAL PLAN AMENDMENT AND PREZONE FOR THE TESORO DEL VALLE ANNEXATION AREA

Adopt a resolution approving Master Case No. 19-115, adopting a Negative Declaration and authorizing the City Manager, or designee, to submit an application to the Local Agency Formation Commission requesting annexation of approximately 1,786 acres of land to the City of Santa Clarita for the Tesoro del Valle Annexation Area.

document City Council Agenda Item Agenda Report
a. Public Hearing Notice
b. Resolution – CEQA and General Plan Amendment with attached Exhibit A
c. Ordinance – Prezone with attached Exhibit A
d. Resolution – LAFCO with attached Exhibit A
e. Existing City Tesoro del Valle Annexation OVOV General Plan Land Use Designations
f. Tesoro del Valle Annexation General Plan Amendment Exhibit
g. Existing Tesoro del Valle Annexation Los Angeles County Zoning Designations
h. Letters of Support
i. Draft Negative Declaraiton and Initial Study
16. FIRST READING OF AN ORDINANCE FOR THE REGULATION OF SMALL WIRELESS FACILITIES AND ADOPTION OF A SMALL WIRELESS FACILITIES POLICY (MASTER CASE NO. 19-178, UNIFIED DEVELOPMENT CODE AMENDMENT NO. 19-002)

First reading of an ordinance regulating small wireless facilities and adopting a policy for the approval and deployment of small cellular facilities within the City public right-of-way.

document City Council Agenda Item Agenda Report
a. Public Notice
b. Ordinance with Exhibits A and B
New Business
17. FIRST READING OF AN ORDINANCE TO ADOPT THE 2019 CALIFORNIA BUILDING STANDARDS CODE WITH LOCAL AMENDMENTS, AMENDING TITLES 10, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 24, AND 25 OF THE SANTA CLARITA MUNICIPAL CODE

This ordinance adopts the 2019 California Building Standards Code with an effective date of January 1, 2020, as required by State law and also adopts local amendments to the State codes establishing higher standards for structural and fire protection in new buildings based on local climatic, geologic, and topographical conditions, floodplain management regulations, as well as administrative provisions for enforcement of the codes at the local level.

document City Council Agenda Item Agenda Report
a. 2019 CBSC Ordinance
18. PUBLIC SAFETY POWER SHUTOFF DISCUSSION

A Special Meeting will be held on November 13, 2019, by the Public Utility Commission of the State of California (CPUC). The CPUC will consider ordering an investigation into whether California’s investor-owned electric utilities prioritized safety and complied with the CPUC regulations with respect to their October 2019 Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) events. It is recommended that the City Council discuss the recent PSPS events and potential actions by the CPUC and provide direction to staff.

document City Council Agenda Item Agenda Report
Public Participation II
Staff Comments
Adjournment
In memory of Lee Shulman and Jo Ann Rodriguez
Future Meetings
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