March 9, 2017 - Special Meeting

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NOTICE AND CALL OF THE
TOWN OF APPLE VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL/
SUCCESSOR AGENCY
SPECIAL MEETING – MARCH 9, 2017
6:30 P.M.
(9:30 P.M. EASTERN TIME)

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN as provided by Section 54956 of the Government Code of the State of California that the Mayor has called a Special Meeting for the purposes listed below.

This Special Meeting is to be held on March 9, 2017, at 6:30 p.m., at:

MEETING LOCATION                                                                          MEETING LOCATION - TELECONFERENCE
Apple Valley Town Hall                                                                         Orlando World Center Marriott – North Tower 
Town Council Chambers                                                                      Grand Cayman Room
14955 Dale Evans Parkway                                                                8701 World Center Drive
Apple Valley, California 92307                                                         Orlando, Florida 32821

AGENDA

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION IS INVITED.  If you wish to be heard on any item on the agenda during Council’s consideration of that item or earlier if determined by Council, please so indicate by filling out a "REQUEST TO SPEAK" form at the Council meeting or notify the Clerk via phone if at the teleconference location.  Place the request in the Speaker Request Box on the table near the Town Clerk or hand to the Town Clerk at the Town Council meeting or alert the Town Clerk via voice.  (Gov. Code, § 54954.3 (a)).  Please note that, in accordance with State law, the Town Council may not consider any non-agendized business.  (Gov. Code, § 54956).

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.

CALL TO ORDER:

ROLL CALL: Council Members Cusack _____, Emick_____, Stanton _____, Mayor Pro Tem Bishop _____, Mayor Nassif _____.

OPENING CEREMONIES:

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE:

PUBLIC COMMENTS:


*This meeting is accessible to all members of the public and all members are permitted to speak at both locations.

BUSINESS OF THE COUNCIL

1.  Calling of Special Election on June 6, 2017 Requesting Authorization for the Town to Finance the Acquisition of the Apple Valley Water System, Including Related Expenses, by Incurring Debt.
Recommendation:

A.  Adopt Resolution No. 2017-08 - A Resolution of the Town Council of the Town of Apple Valley Ordering, Calling, Providing for and Giving Notice of a Special Election to be Held on June 6, 2017 for the Purpose of Submitting to the Qualified Voters of Said Town a Proposition to Authorize Said Town to Finance the Acquisition of the Apple Valley Water System, Currently Owned and Operated by Liberty Utilities, including Related Expenses, by Incurring Debt in the Maximum Amount of $150 Million, provided that the Debt is Repaid from Revenues Generated by the Water System, and not from Taxes, and further that the Town Conducts an Annual Independent Audit; and

B.  Adopt Resolution No. 2017-09 - A Resolution of the Town Council of the Town of Apple Valley, California, Setting Deadlines and Priorities for Filing Written Arguments Regarding a Town Measure and Directing the Town Attorney to Prepare an Impartial Analysis; and

C.  Adopt Resolution No. 2017-10 - A Resolution of the Town Council of the Town of Apple Valley, California, Providing for the Filing of Rebuttal Arguments for a Town Measure to be Placed on the June 6, 2017 Special Municipal Election Ballot.

CEQA Determination:
To the extent any CEQA review is required, such review was previously completed when the Town certified the EIR for the acquisition (SCH#2015061078) via Town Council Resolution No. 2015-42.  
 
ADJOURNMENT

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