July 08, 2014

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AGENDA

APPLE VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL/ SUCCESSOR AGENCY

JULY 08, 2014

REGULAR MEETING BEGINS AT 6:30 P.M.

PLEASE SILENCE CELL PHONES AND PAGERS UPON ENTERING THE CHAMBERS

The meeting will occur in the Council Chambers located at 14955 Dale Evans Parkway in Apple Valley, California.

This is an agenda for the scheduled meeting of the Town Council of the Town of Apple Valley.

This agenda contains a brief description of each item of business to be considered at today’s meeting. In accordance with the Brown Act, this meeting agenda is posted at least 72 hours prior to the regularly scheduled meeting. The agenda, its supporting documents and all writings received by the Town Council related to these items are public records and available for review during regular business hours in the Town Clerk’s office in the Town Council Chambers. The agenda and its supporting documents, along with live and archived video of the meeting, can be viewed online at http://www.applevalley.org. However, the online agenda may not include all available supporting documents or the most current version of documents.

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.

Items listed on the Consent Calendar are expected to be routine and non-controversial and, unless the Town Council directs that an item be held for further discussion, the entire Consent Calendar will be acted upon as the first item of business. If the Town Council directs that an item listed on the Consent Calendar be held for further discussion, the item will be addressed immediately after approval of the Consent Calendar.

In accordance with the Rules of Procedure members of the public may address the Town Council on any item on the agenda and on any matter that is within the Town Council’s jurisdiction. To address the Town Council regarding an item, complete and submit the yellow card entitled Request to Speak. Please indicate on the card whether you are speaking under Public Comments or on an item that is listed on the agenda and please list the item number.

When called, approach the podium and please state your name before giving your presentation. Speakers may address the Town Council for up to three (3) minutes. Speakers are to address the Town Council as a whole through the Presiding Officer. Comments to individual Council Members and/or staff are not permitted.

Individuals, who demonstrate disruptive conduct during Town Council meetings that prevent the Town Council from conducting its meeting in an orderly manner, are guilty of a misdemeanor as stated in PC403, disrupting a public meeting, and are subject to removal from the chambers or arrest.

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.

TOWN COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING

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

ROLL CALL

COUNCILMEMBERS:

Emick_____, Nassif_____, Stanton_____, Mayor Pro Tem Cusack_____, Mayor Bishop_____.

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

OPENING CEREMONIES

INVOCATION:       Pastor Danotra Johnson, Victory in Jesus

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE:

PRESENTATIONS: 1. Employee of the Quarter – James Stastny, Custodian

                            2. Music Man Sponsor Recognition, Kathie Martin

PUBLIC COMMENTS

COUNCILMEMBER COMMITTEE/COMMISSION PARTICIPATION

Boards, Committees and Commissions

TOWN COUNCIL ANNOUNCEMENTS

Suggested items for future agenda:

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

A. Regular Meeting – Tuesday, July 22, 2014 – Council Chambers at 6:30 p.m.

TOWN COUNCIL 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.

1. Approval of Minutes of the Town Council

A. Regular Meeting – June 24, 2014

Recommendation:

That the Town Council approve the subject minutes as part of the consent agenda.

2. May 2014 - Commercial Warrants Schedule

Recommendation:

That the Town Council receive, ratify, and file the Commercial Warrants Schedule as presented.

3. May 2014 - Payroll/Benefits Warrants Schedule

Recommendation:

That the Town Council receive, ratify, and file the payroll/benefits warrants as presented.

4. Treasurer’s Report – May 2014 and Schedules of Revenues, Expenditures and Changes in Fund Balance for the Parks and Recreation Fund and the Apple Valley Golf Course Fund

Recommendation:

That the Town Council receive and file the May 2014 Treasurer’s Report.

5. Application to San Bernardino Associated Governments (SANBAG) for Local Transportation Funds – Article 8 – Other Purpose Claim

Recommendation:

Authorize the Assistant Town Manager – Finance & Administration, to apply for remaining Local Transportation Funds – Article 8 – Other Purpose Claim in the amount of $532,178 for Fiscal Year 2013-14.

6. Award Contract for Traffic Signal Maintenance

Recommendation:

That the Mayor and Town Council accept the bid submitted by Siemens, Inc. for the Town’s Traffic Signal Maintenance Contract, FY 2014-15, and award a contract for the project to Siemens Industry, Inc. subject to “Approval as to Form” by the Town Attorney and “Approval as to Content” by the Town Manager.

7. Fee Waiver Request for American Cancer Society Relay for Life

Recommendation:

That the Town Council waive fees associated with the use of Civic Center Park by the American Cancer Society for the Apple Valley Relay for Life.

8. Amendment to the Exclusive Franchise Agreement between the Town of Apple Valley and Burrtec Waste Industries, Inc.

Recommendation:

That the Town Council approve the Amendment to the Exclusive Franchise Agreement between the Town of Apple Valley and Burrtec Waste Industries, Inc., including modifications to include an amendment to Exhibit C to add the Animal Shelter to Town facilities and other administrative changes to franchise fees and contract length.

PUBLIC HEARINGS

REPORTS, REQUESTS AND COMMUNICATIONS

BUSINESS OF THE COUNCIL

9. Authorize Staff to Prepare a Request for Proposal (RFP) for Appraisal Services for the Potential Acquisition of a Water Company and other Town Related Services as Needed

Recommendation:

That Council authorize staff to prepare a Request for Proposal (RFP) for appraisal services.

10. A Discussion of the recently adopted Development Code Amendment to Title 9 “Development Code” of The Town Of Apple Valley Municipal Code amending various Sections within Chapter 9.74, "Signs and Advertising Displays"

Recommendation:

Receive and file, or provide further direction to staff.

11. Animal Services Update

Recommendation:

That the Town Council receive and file the Animal Services Update after presentation.

12. Discussion regarding Modification to the Development Code Regulation for Fencing to allow Chain Link around Vacant Parcels and Undeveloped Properties

Recommendation:

Consider initiating a Development Code Amendment and provide direction to staff.

TOWN MANAGER’S COMMENTS & LEGISLATIVE UPDATE

DEPARTMENTAL REPORTS AND BUSINESS:

STAFF REPORTS

CORRESPONDENCE

CLOSED SESSION

13. Closed Session

A. Personnel Matters – Government Code Section 54957/Public Employee Performance Evaluation: Title: Town Manager

B. Conference with Legal Counsel – Significant Exposure to litigation pursuant to subdivision (b) of Section 54956.9 (one case): Town of Apple Valley vs. Ana J. Matosantos, Director of the Department of Finance.

ADJOURNMENT