March 24, 2015

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AGENDA

APPLE VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL/
SUCCESSOR AGENCY

MARCH 24, 2015
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 TOWN COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING – 6:30 p.m. 

ROLL CALL

COUNCILMEMBERS: 

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

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

OPENING CEREMONIES

INVOCATION:  Pastor Steve Colangelo, Lucerne Bible Fellowship   

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE: 

PRESENTATIONS: Presentation – Dreamers Visionaries Leaders Recognition to Apple Valley Town Council

 Presentation – Teen Recognition, Alicia Dannelley, Recreation Coordinator

 Special Recognition – Town of Apple Valley Town Council

 Presentation – Preliminary Business Valuation Estimates of Apple Valley Ranchos Water Company, Marc Puckett, Assistant Town Manager

PUBLIC COMMENTS

COUNCILMEMBER COMMENTS AND 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, April 14, 2015 – 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 – March 10, 2015
Recommendation:

That the Town Council approve the subject m0inutes as part of the consent agenda.

2. Acceptance of Work, Notice of Completion, and Release of Retention for the Deep Creek Road Overlay, Project No. 2014-03
Recommendation:

That the Town Council:

1. Accept the work completed as part of the Deep Creek Road Overlay, Project 2014-03, for a total cost of $245,586.33.
2. Direct the Town Clerk to file the Notice of Completion for the contract work.
3. Direct the Finance Director to release the retained funds 30 days after the Notice of Completion has been filed, provided no claims are filed against the contractor.

3. Approve Additional Funding to Complete the Refurbishing of the Existing Well at the Apple Valley Golf Course
Recommendation:

That the Mayor and Town Council approve a budget amendment and authorize an expenditure in an amount not to exceed $84,000.00, to complete the work necessary to refurbish the existing irrigation well at the Apple Valley Golf Course.

PUBLIC HEARINGS

None.

REPORTS, REQUESTS AND COMMUNICATIONS

BUSINESS OF THE COUNCIL

4. Public Hearing #2 – Consolidated Plan Fourth-Year Action Plan for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and the Home Investment Partnerships (HOME) Programs for Fiscal Year 2015-2016
Recommendation:

1. Open public hearing.
2. Close public hearing.
3. That the Town Council approve the Community Development Citizen Advisory Committee recommendations for funding proposed projects under the 2015-2016 CDBG and HOME programs as part of the Town’s Fourth-Year Action Plan, which is an integral component of the Consolidated Plan; approve the draft Action Plan and authorize the Town Manager to execute all necessary HUD documents on behalf of the Town.

TOWN MANAGER’S COMMENTS & LEGISLATIVE UPDATE

DEPARTMENTAL REPORTS AND BUSINESS:

STAFF REPORTS

CORRESPONDENCE

CLOSED SESSION

5. Closed Session
  
A. Conference with Legal Counsel – Anticipated Litigation – Significant exposure to litigation pursuant to Paragraph (2) of subdivision (d) of Section 54956.9: one or more potential cases.

B. Conference with Legal Counsel – Anticipated Litigation – Initiation of litigation pursuant to Paragraph (4) of subdivision (d) of Section 54956.9: one potential case.

C. Conference with Legal Counsel – Existing Litigation – Pursuant to Paragraph (1) of subdivision (d) of Government Code Section 54956.9, Case Name:  Application No. 14-01-002, In the Matter of the Application of Park Water Company-Apple Valley Ranchos Water Company Water System (U346W) for Authority to Increase Rate Charges for Water Service by $3,127,463.00 or 14.88% in 2015, $2,056,455.00 or 8.48% in 2016, and $2,160,731.00 or 8.19% in 2017.

D. Conference with Legal Counsel – Existing Litigation – Pursuant to Paragraph (1) of subdivision (d) of Government Code Section 54956.9, Case Name:  Application No. 14-11-013 Joint Application of Liberty Utilities Co., Liberty WWH, Inc., Western Water Holdings, LLC, Park Water Company (U314W), and Apple Valley Ranchos Water Company (U346W) for Authority for Liberty Utilities Co. to Acquire and Control Park Water Company and Apple Valley Ranchos Water Company.

E. Conference with Real Property Negotiators – Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.8. Property: Apple Valley Ranchos Water Company; Authority Negotiator: Town Manager; Negotiating Parties: Park Water Company, The Carlyle Group, Carlyle Infrastructure Partners, Western Water Holdings LLC; Under Negotiation: Price and terms of payment.

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