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REGULAR MEETING

SHAFTER CITY COUNCIL

TUESDAY, JANUARY 3, 2006

 

STUDY SESSION: 6:00 p.m.

A study session to review the Heritage Ranch Specific Plan

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

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE: Council Member Johnston

INVOCATION: Council Member Nelson

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 November 14, 2005, December 6, 2005 and December 14, 2005

C. Weed Nuisance Assessment - Property located at 170 West Ash, APN -026-182-14,

Harold Gero

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. Zone Change No. 05-30/Tentative Tract No. 6540: a proposal to change the zoning on 19.55 acres from CF (Community Facilities) to R-1 (Low Density Residential) and to subdivide the property into 84 single family residential lots and one sump lot, with proposed lot sizes ranging from 6,528 square feet to 10,654 square feet. The subject property is located at the northwest corner of Mark Avenue and North Valley Street and is designated for Low Density Residential (LR) development. (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. Acceptance of Target Grant: authorize expenditure of Target Grant in the amount of $1,205 and approve appropriate budget amendments. (City Manager Guinn)

2. Acceptance of Offsite Dedication - Parcel Map 11314 (Mission Lakes): accept dedications of right of way established with Parcel Map 11314. (City Manager Guinn)

3. Acceptance of Temporary Drainage Easement from Jeffries Family Limited Partnership, Tract 6467 - Phase I. (City Manager Guinn)

4. Abatement of Property Located at 464 Gibson Lane: authorize the demolition of public nuisance at 464 Gibson Lane in amount not to exceed $4,500 and amend the budget accordingly. (City Manager Guinn)

5. Establishment of Formation Fee for new Landscape and Lighting District: adoption of Resolution No. 06-1811 setting fee of $1,500. (City Manager Guinn)

6. Budget Amendment for new Building Inspector Position and New Building Permit Revenue Projections: approve expenditure amendment of $38,500 for new Building Inspector II position and revenue amount of an additional $75,000 in building permit fees. (City Manager Guinn)

7. Information Bulletin No. 06-01

Investment Report - November 2005

Overtime Report - November 2005

ORDINANCE:

1. Ordinance no. 05-571, entitled an ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SHAFTER MAKING FINDINGS AND ADOPTING THE PRE-ZONING (PRE-ZONE NO. 05-34) FOR CERTAIN PROPERTY BEING ANNEXED TO THE CITY OF SHAFTER UNDER ANNEXATION NO. 78. for second reading and adoption by title only and reading be waived.

CLOSED SESSION:

Closed Session pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9 (b)

Conference with Legal Counsel - Anticipated Litigation (2 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., December 29, 2005. Further information regarding this Agenda notice is available at City Hall, 336 Pacific Avenue, Shafter, California

Dolores Robinson S/S, City Clerk