January 25, 2011

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AGENDA

APPLE VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL/

REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY

REGULAR MEETING

6:30 P.M.

                                                                                         January 25, 2011

The Town Council/Redevelopment Agency Regular Meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m., with Closed Session items first and the remainder of the Regular Meeting immediately following. The meeting will occur in the Council Chambers located at 14955 Dale Evans Parkway in Apple Valley, California.

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION IS INVITED. Any member of the public may speak on any matter within the subject matter jurisdiction of the Council/Redevelopment Agency. If you wish to be heard on any item on the closed session or remaining items of this Regular Meeting agenda, including matters not on the agenda but within the subject matter jurisdiction of the Council/Redevelopment Agency, please so indicate by filling out a REQUEST TO SPEAK form and place the request in the Speaker Request Box on the table near the Town Clerk or hand to the Town Clerk at the beginning of the meeting or before the item or matter is heard. No action or discussion shall be undertaken on any item not appearing on the posted agenda, except that members of the Town Council/Redevelopment Agency or its staff may briefly respond to statements made or questions posed by persons exercising their public testimony rights under Section 54954.3. Public Comments are limited to three (3) minutes per speaker.

The Town of Apple Valley recognizes its obligation to provide equal access to those individuals with disabilities. Please contact the Town Clerk’s Office at (760) 240-7000 two working days prior to the scheduled meeting for any requests for reasonable accommodations.

Materials related to an item on this agenda submitted to the Council after distribution of the agenda packet are available for public inspection in the Town Clerk’s Office at 14955 Dale Evans Parkway, Apple Valley, CA during normal business hours. Such documents are also available on the Town of Apple Valley website at www.applevalley.org subject to staff’s ability to post the documents before the meeting.

CALL TO ORDER THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE TOWN COUNCIL/REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY MEETING – 6:30 p.m.

ROLL CALL:

COUNCILMEMBERS/BOARDMEMBERS:

Coleman_____, Emick_____, Roelle_____, Mayor Pro Tem Stanton_____, Mayor Nassif_____.

(WHERE APPROPRIATE OR DEEMED NECESSARY, ACTION MAY BE TAKEN ON ANY ITEM LISTED IN THE AGENDA)

TOWN COUNCIL/REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY CLOSED SESSION

1. Closed Session

None.

OPENING CEREMONIES

INVOCATION:

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE:

PRESENTATIONS:

Recognition of Deputies Stan Conway and Chris Crosswhite, Apple Valley Police Department

Certificates of Appreciation – Various Members of Committees/Commissions

Certificates of Appointment - Various Members of Committees/Commissions

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENTS:

PUBLIC COMMENTS

APPLE VALLEY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE – BUSINESS RETENTION UPDATE

COUNCILMEMBER COMMENTS AND COMMITTEE/COMMISSION PARTICIPATION

Boards, Committees and Commissions


TOWN COUNCIL ANNOUNCEMENTS

Suggested items for next agenda:

Time, Date & Place for Next Town Council Regular or Special Meeting:

A. Regular Meeting – Tuesday, February 8, 2011, 6:30 p.m. – Council Chambers

TOWN COUNCIL/REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY CONSENT AGENDA

Recommendation: Adopt all below listed items on the Consent Agenda in one motion. The Consent Agenda is composed of routine non-controversial items of business and will be adopted in whole in one motion unless a request is made by a Council Member to remove a specific item.

2. Approval of Minutes of the Town Council

A. Regular Meeting – January 11, 2010

Recommendation:
Approve the subject minutes as part of the consent agenda.

PUBLIC HEARINGS

3. A Request To Consider An Amendment To Title 9 "Development Code" Of The Town Of Apple Valley Municipal Code By Amending Title 9 “Development Code” Of The Town Of Apple Valley Municipal Code By Amending Section 9.74.040 “Definitions” As It Relates To Kiosk Signs And Amending Chapter 9.74 By Adding Section 9.74.155 “Village District Business Directional Kiosk Signs And Commemorative Banners” As It Relates To Off-Site Kiosk Business Directional Signs And Commemorate Banners On Light Poles Within The Village District

Recommendation:
Move to open the public hearing and take testimony. Close the public hearing. Then:

1. Determine that, pursuant to Section 15061(b)(3) of the State Guidelines to Implement the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), it can be determined that the activity is covered by the general rule that CEQA applies only to projects that have the potential for causing a significant effect on the environment. Where it can be seen with certainty that there is no possibility that the activity in question may have a significant effect on the environment, the activity is EXEMPT from further CEQA review.
2. Find the facts presented within the staff report support the required Findings for approval of an amendment to the Development Code and adopt the Findings.
3. Find that the proposed Town Council Ordinance is consistent with the Goals and Objectives of the adopted Town of Apple Valley General Plan and that it is necessary to preserve the health, safety and general welfare of the citizens of Apple Valley.
4. Move to waive the reading of Ordinance No. 417 in its entirety and read by title only.
5. Introduce Ordinance No. 417, amending Chapter 9.74 by adding Section 9.74.155 that establishes regulations to allow business directional kiosks and commemorative banner program within the Village Business District.
6. Direct staff to file a Notice of Exemption.

LEGISLATIVE MATTERS

REPORTS, REQUESTS AND COMMUNICATIONS

BUSINESS OF THE COUNCIL

4. Water Rates Update

Recommendation:
Provide direction to staff.


5. Discussion Regarding the Placement of Selected Wording in the Town Council Chambers

Recommendation:
Provide direction to staff.


6. Community Choice Aggregation Feasibility Study Update

Recommendation:
That the Town Council receive and file the CCA feasibility status report and direct staff to monitor and actively participate with other local governments to pursue reform changes with the CPUC that may make Community Choice Aggregation feasible for the Town in the future.


7. Amended and Restated Interim Food and Beverage License Agreement

Recommendation:
Approve amended agreement and authorize the Town Manager to execute the amended interim food and beverage license agreement.

8. Discussion of Implementing the Use of the E-Verify System to Verify Employment Eligibility at the Town Of Apple Valley

Recommendation:
Provide direction to staff.

9. Review of Animal Services Hours of Operation

Recommendation:
Provide direction to staff.

TOWN MANAGER’S COMMENTS & LEGISLATIVE UPDATE

DEPARTMENTAL REPORTS AND BUSINESS:

STAFF REPORTS

CORRESPONDENCE

CLOSED SESSION

Further Closed Session, if necessary and if not completed during the above 6:30 p.m. portion of this agenda, including any or all items described in that portion of this agenda. Reportable actions during closed session will be announced.

ADJOURNMENT

MOTION