CITY OF LOS ALAMITOS
3191 Katella Avenue
Los Alamitos, CA 90720

AGENDACITY COUNCIL
REGULAR MEETING
TUESDAY, February 18, 2014 – 6:00 P.M.

NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC

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1. CALL TO ORDER

2. ROLL CALL

3. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE  – Council Member Grose

4. INVOCATION – Council Member Kusumoto 

5. PRESENTATIONS

A. Presentation of a Certificate of Recognition to Tom and Hattie Stretz for their Volunteer and Community Involvement

B. Presentation of the Orange County Human Relations Annual report by Representative Becky Esparza

6. ORAL COMMUNICATIONS 

7. REGISTER OF MAJOR EXPENDITURES

8. CONSENT CALENDAR 

A. Approval of Minutes

    1. Approve the Minutes of the Regular Meeting of January 21, 2014
    2. Approve the Minutes of the Adjourned Regular Meeting of January 27, 2014.
    3. Approve the Minutes of the Adjourned Regular Meeting of February 2, 2014.

B.Warrants 

C. City Manager Goals

9. PUBLIC HEARINGS 

A. Call for Review – Planning Commission’s Decision to Remove Local Landmark Designation of 10872 Chestnut Street in the Multiple- Family Residential (R-3) Zoning District (APN 242-203-02) 

10. ORDINANCES

A. Seconding Reading of Ordinance No. 2014-01 – Amend Los Alamitos Municipal Code to Allow Prosecutorial Discretion to Treat Misdemeanors as Infractions 

11. DISCUSSION ITEMS

A. Consideration of Limiting Council Comments

B. Conflict of Interest Test and Small Jurisdiction Modification 

C. Rescission of City Council Action Against Council Member Warren Kusumoto and Reimbursement for Legal Fees Expended

12. MAYOR AND COUNCIL INITIATED BUSINESS 

A. Council Announcements 

13. ITEMS FROM THE CITY MANAGER 

14. CLOSED SESSION

A. Conference with Labor Negotiator
Agency Negotiators: Gregory D. Korduner, Consultant
Employee Organization: Los Alamitos City Employee Association
Authority: Government Code Section 54957.6

B. Conference with Labor Negotiator
Agency Negotiators: Gregory D. Korduner, Consultant
Employee Organization: Police Officers Association
Authority: Government Code Section 54957.6

C. CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL – ANTICIPATED LITIGATION
Significant exposure to litigation pursuant to subdivision (c) of Section 54956.9. Two potential cases.

15. ADJOURNMENT