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REGULAR MEETING

SHAFTER CITY COUNCIL

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2006

 

CALL TO ORDER : 7:00 p.m.

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE: Mayor pro tem Prout
INVOCATION: Pastor Dean Long

ROLL CALL: Mayor Florez
Mayor pro tem Prout
Council Member Colvard
Council Member Johnston
Council Member Nelson

APPROVAL OF AGENDA: ROLL CALL

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.

PRESENTATION:

Presentation of Resolution of Commendation to Pastor Dean Long.

CONSENT CALENDAR: ROLL CALL
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 February 7, 2006

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. Tentative Tract No. 6777: The project is a proposal to subdivide 40.24 acres into 139 single family residential lots and one sump lot. The proposed lot sizes range from 8,039 square feet to 11,511 square feet. The project site is located at the southeast corner of South Shafter Avenue and East Los Angeles Avenue. The subject property is zoned for R-1 (Residential-Low Density) development. ROLL CALL (City Manager Guinn)

2. Tentative Tract No. 6738: The project is a proposal to subdivide 10.23 acres into 36 single family residential lots and one sump lot. The proposed lot sizes range from 7,740 square feet to 10,217 square feet. The project site is located at the southwest corner of West Tulare Avenue and the North Reiker Street alignment. The subject property is zoned for R-1 (Residential-Low Density) development. ROLL CALL (City Manager Guinn)

3. Development Agreement for Tentative Tract No. 6467: A Development Agreement between the City of Shafter and Jeffries Family Limited Partnership., which will address development requirements associated with approved Tract 6467. A Negative Declaration was prepared and posted for the project as part of a previous project. Pursuant to CEQA Section 15162, no additional environmental review is necessary. (City Manager Guinn)

4. Development Agreement for Tentative Tract No. 6222: A Development Agreement between the City of Shafter and Lerdo Partners LLC., which will address development requirements associated with approved Tract 6222. A Negative Declaration was prepared and posted for the project as part of a previous project. Pursuant to CEQA Section 15162, no additional environmental review is necessary. (City Manager Guinn)

5. Development Agreement No. 06-03: A Development Agreement between the City of Shafter and Suburban Land Reserve Inc., A Utah Company, for development of the property within the boundaries of the adopted Mission Lakes Specific Plan, which is located on the north side of 7th Standard Road, west of Calloway Canal, to eliminate uncertainty in planning and provide for the orderly development of the property, ensure progressive installation of necessary improvements, provide for public services appropriate to the development of the property, and generally serve the purposes for which development agreements under Sections 65864, et seq. of the Government Code are intended. An Addendum to the Certified Final Program Environmental Impact Report for the City of Shafter 2005 General Plan Update and related actions has been prepared for the project.

Resolution No. 06-1822 / ROLL CALL (City Manager Guinn)

6. Zone Change No. 06-36: A revision to the City’s Zoning Ordinance (Title 17), Chapter 4, for land within the Shafter Corporate Limits. Zoning Ordinance revisions are specifically related to the E (Estate) residential zone district yard setback requirements. (City Manager)

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. Request for Public Hearing/Workshop for Potential Fluoridation Program:
(City Manager Guinn)

2. Maple School Water Project Feasibility Meeting Request: (City Manager Guinn)

3. Highway 99 Beautification Committee: appointment of a City of Shafter representative(s) for the Highway 99 Beautification Committee (City Manager Guinn)

4. Notice of Completion and Acceptance/2005 Shafter Avenue Improvement Project (CDBG 18.04.1) (City Manager)

5. Shafter Avenue Storm Drain Improvements / Acceptance of Improvements:
(City Manager Guinn)

6. Information Bulletin No. 06-02
Investment Report - December 2005
Overtime Report - January 2006

ORDINANCE:

Ordinance No. 06-574, entitled an ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SHAFTER MAKING FINDINGS AND ADOPTING THE HERITAGE RANCH SPECIFIC PLAN (ZONE CHANGE NO. 05-03) FOR CERTAIN PROPERTY ON THE NORTH SIDE OF SEVENTH STANDARD ROAD BETWEEN THE CALLOWAY AND THE FRIANT-KERN CANALS for second reading and adoption by title only and waive reading. ROLL CALL (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.

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This is to certify that this Agenda notice was posted at City Hall and the Police Department by 5:00 p.m., February 16, 2006. Further information regarding this Agenda notice is available at City Hall, 336 Pacific Avenue, Shafter, California
Dolores Robinson S/S, City Clerk