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REGULAR MEETING

SHAFTER CITY COUNCIL

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2006

STUDY SESSION: 4:30 p.m.

 

1. Review of Animal Control Ordinance

2. Review of Sign Ordinance

3. Review of Trailer Parking and Procedures

4. Review City Hall staffing and building expansion

5. Review Police Department staffing and building expansion

6. 180 Connect Consultant Agreement / City of Shafter Fiber Optics Project

CALL TO ORDER GENERAL MEETING: 7:00 p.m.

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE: Council Member Johnston

INVOCATION: Council Member Colvard

 

ROLL CALL: Mayor Florez

Mayor pro tem Prout

Council Member Colvard

Council Member Johnston

Council Member Nelson

 

APPROVAL OF AGENDA:

PUBLIC COMMENT:

This portion of the meeting is reserved for persons wanting to address the Council on any matter not on this agenda and over which the Council has jurisdiction. Speakers are limited to five minutes. Please state your name and address for the record before making your presentation. The Council may take action to direct the staff to place a matter of business on a future agenda.

CONSENT CALENDAR:

All items on the consent calendar are considered to be routine and non-controversial by City staff and will be approved by one motion if no member of the Council or public wishes to comment or ask questions. If comment or discussion is desired by anyone, the item will be removed from the consent calendar and will be considered in the listed sequence with an opportunity for any member of the public to address the Council concerning the item before action is taken.

A. Approval of Payroll and General Checks

B. Approval of Minutes January 17, 2006

C. Report and Assessment / Public Nuisance - Property Located at 790 Fresno Avenue / APN 089-052-21 / Guy J. Shamis

D. Report and Assessment / Public Nuisance - Property Located at 464 Gibson Lane / APN 026-062-19 / Rick Oden

PUBLIC HEARINGS:

Should anyone challenge any proposed action which is the subject of a Public Hearing listed on this Agenda or otherwise, that person may be limited to raising those issues addressed at the Public Hearing, or in written correspondence delivered to the City Council at or prior to this Public Hearing.

1. Continued Public Hearing / Heritage Ranch Specific Plan; A Request to approve a Specific Plan for Residential and Commercial Development. The Project site is Zoned SP (Specific Plan). The subject property is located on the north side of Seventh Standard Road between the Friant-Kern Canal and Calloway Canal, City of Shafter. (City Manager Guinn)

2. Unmet Transit Needs Hearing: adopt Resolution establishing Unmet Transit needs Finding. (City Manager Guinn)

3. Agency Sale of Property to City: adopt Resolution authorizing purchase and sale of property to City generally located on the south side of Lerdo Highway in the 5800 address book. (City Manager Guinn)

COUNCIL ANNOUNCEMENTS AND REPORTS:

On their own initiative, Council Members may make a brief announcement or a brief report on their own activities. Council Members may ask a question for clarification, make a referral to staff or take action to have staff place a matter of business on a future agenda. No formal action by the Council will be taken unless an item is identified on the Agenda.

 

CITY MANAGER COMMENTS AND REPORTS:

 

MANAGEMENT REPORTS:

1. City’s Comprehensive Annual Financial Report: Council accept the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for year ended June 30, 2005.

2. Letter of Commitment to Participate in Funding and Completion of Seventh Standard Road project: (City Manager Guinn)

3. Replacement of Three Police Vehicles: authorization to purchase three police patrol vehicles from Holiday Ford in the amount of $72,416.79. (City Manager Guinn)

 

4. Tract 6467, Phase I, Authorization to Record Final Map (Jeffries Family Limited Partnership): property located at the intersection of Fresno Avenue and Mannel Avenue directly south of the Sequoia School. (City Manager Guinn)

5. Acceptance of Offsite Dedications - Parcel Map 11134 (Methodist Church) - Lerdo Highway. (City Manager Guinn)

6. Execution of Certificate of Cancellation of Land Restrictions, Land Conservation Act (Government Code Section 51282 et. seq.) Contract Cancellation No. 05-15, Mr. Mark B. Gibbons: (City Manager Guinn)

 

CLOSED SESSION:

Closed Session pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9 (b)

Conference with Legal Counsel - Anticipated Litigation (1 case)

 

Closed Session pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.8

Conference with Real Property Negotiators

Property Owner: Mathew & Sally Chakola.

Property Location: 091-300-03 and 091-300-04

Property Negotiator: John Guinn, City Manager

Under Negotiation: Provide instructions to negotiator regarding price and terms.

 

Conference with Real Property Negotiators

Property Owner: Andrew Russell

Property Location: APN 027-240-02-001, 027-240-06-00-3, 027-240-07-00-6,

027-240-15-00-9, 027-240-16-00-2

Property Negotiator: John Guinn, Executive Director

Under Negotiation: Provide instructions to negotiator regarding price and terms.

 

Conference with Real Property Negotiators

Property Owner: City of Shafter/Wastewater Treatment Plan

Property Location: APN 090-211-04

Property Negotiator: John Guinn, Executive Director

Under Negotiation: Provide instructions to negotiator regarding price and terms.

 

CONTINUED GENERAL SESSION:

ADJOURNMENT:

PLEASE NOTE: Should anyone challenge any proposed development entitlement listed on this Agenda in court, that person may be limited to raising those issues addressed at the public hearing described in this notice, or in written correspondence delivered to the City Council at or prior to this public hearing.

In compliance with the AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT, if you need special assistance to participate in a City Council Meeting, please contact the City Manager’s Office at (661) 746-6365 at least three (3) days before the meeting or time when special services are needed. This notification will help City staff in making reasonable arrangements to provide you with access to the meeting.

 

 

This is to certify that this Agenda notice was posted at City Hall and the Police Department by 5:00 p.m., February 2, 2006. Further information regarding this Agenda notice is available at City Hall, 336 Pacific Avenue, Shafter, California

Dolores Robinson S/S, City Clerk