March 27, 2012

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AGENDA

APPLE VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL/

SUCCESSOR AGENCY

March 27, 2012

 CLOSED SESSION BEGINS AT 5:00 P.M.

REGULAR SESSION 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 Section 2.04.030 of the Town of Apple Valley Municipal Code and are subject to removal from the Chambers or arrest.

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TOWN COUNCIL CLOSED SESSION

CALL TO ORDER

ROLL CALL

COUNCILMEMBERS:

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

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

PUBLIC COMMENTS

CLOSED SESSION

1. Closed Session

A. Public Employee Discipline/Dismissal/Release

TOWN COUNCIL REGULAR SESSION

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

ROLL CALL

COUNCILMEMBERS:

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

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

OPENING CEREMONIES

INVOCATION:

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE:

PRESENTATIONS:

Presentation to Mr. Michael Carrier from the Office of Supervisor Brad Mitzelfelt
Presentation to Mr. Michael Carrier from the Town of Apple Valley
Letter of Recognition – Mr. David Zook, Chief of Staff – San Bernardino County First District

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. Town Council/Management Retreat – Friday, April 6, 2012

B. Regular Meeting – Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Closed Session at 5:00 p.m.

Regular Session 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.

2. Approval of Minutes of the Town Council

A. Regular Meeting – March 13, 2012

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

3. Amendment To The Joint Powers Agreement For The Victor Valley Transit Authority

Recommendation:
That the Town Council approve the Amendment to the Joint Powers Agreement for the Victor Valley Transit Authority which allows for the functions of the Treasurer and Auditor/Controller to be conducted “in house”.

4. Adopt Resolution No. 2012-11, Adopting A Countywide Vision For Our Future

Recommendation:
That the Town Council adopt Resolution No. 2012-11, Adopting a Countywide Vision for our Future.

5. Treasurer’s Report – Month of January 2012 and Schedule of Revenues, Expenditures and Changes in Fund Balance for the Parks & Recreation Fund and the Apple Valley Golf Club Fund

Recommendation:
That the Town Council Receive and file the January 2012 Treasurer’s Report.

6. Agreement Authorizing the Purchase of an Easement for the Sale of the Cell Site Located at 14955 Dale Evans Parkway (Flag Pole)

Recommendation:
A. Adopt attached Resolution Number 2012-15 authorizing the sale of a cell tower easement at the cellular site at 14955 Dale Evans Parkway.

B. Authorize the Town Manager to sign the closing documents for the sale of an easement at the cellular site at 14955 Dale Evans Parkway within the base of the existing flag pole.

PUBLIC HEARINGS

7. Appeal (No. 2012-01) Of The Planning Commission’s Denial Of General Plan Amendment No. 2010-02, A Request For Approval Of A General Plan Amendment To Change The Current Land Use Designation Of (R-E) Residential Estate (1 Du Per 1 To 2.5 Gross Acres) To (R-Sf) Residential Single-Family (1 Du Per 0.4 To 0.9 Net Acres), Denial Of Zone Change No. 2010-02 From The Current Zoning Designation (R-E) Residential Estate (1 Du Per 1 To 2.5 Gross Acres) To (R-Sf) Residential Single-Family (1 Du Per 0.4 To 0.9 Net Acres) Zoning Designation, And Denial Of Tentative Tract Map No. 18763, A Request To Subdivide The Approximately 135 Acres Into 168 Single-Family Lots And Ten (10) Acre Park/Retention Basin.

Recommendation
Move to open the public hearing and take testimony.

Close the public hearing. Then:

A. Find that, pursuant to the State Guidelines to Implement the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), Section 15270 (a), a project which is denied is Exempt from CEQA.

B. Find that, the facts presented within the staff report for the Council hearing of March 27, 2012, including the comments of the public and Planning Commissioners as reflected in the Planning Commission Meetings minutes of January 18, 2012 to deny Appeal No. 2012-01.

C. Deny General Plan Amendment No. 2010-02, Zone Change No. 2010-02 and Tentative Tract Map No. 18763

LEGISLATIVE MATTERS

REPORTS, REQUESTS AND COMMUNICATIONS

BUSINESS OF THE COUNCIL

8. Contracting of Landscape Maintenance Services for the Town’s Park System

Recommendation:
Provide direction to Staff with regard to contracting out Parks Landscape Maintenance Services.

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