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

AGENDACITY COUNCIL
REGULAR MEETING
Monday, November 17, 2014 – 5:00 p.m.

NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC – This Agenda contains a brief general description of each item to be considered. Except as provided by law, action or discussion shall not be taken on any item not appearing on the agenda.  Supporting documents, including staff reports, are available for review at City Hall in the City Clerk’s Office or on the City’s website at www.cityoflosalamitos.org once the agenda has been publicly posted.

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1.         CALL TO ORDER

2.         ROLL CALL
Council Member Edgar
Council Member Grose
Council Member Kusumoto
Mayor Pro Tem Murphy
Mayor Graham-Mejia 

3.         CLOSED SESSION

A.        PUBLIC EMPLOYEE PERFORMANCE EVALUATION
Title:                 City Manager
Authority:         Government Code Section 54957     

B.        PUBLIC EMPLOYEE PERFORMANCE EVALUATION
Title:                City Attorney
Authority:         Government Code Section 54957 

C.        CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATOR
City Negotiator:                                Bret M. Plumlee, City Manager
Unrepresented employees:             Executive Management, Middle Management and Non-Management Employees
Authority:                                         Government Code Section 54957.6

D.       CONFERENCE WITH REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATORS
Property:                                         3191 Katella Ave., Los Alamitos, CA  90720         
Agency Negotiator:                         Bret M. Plumlee, City Manager, Steven Mendoza, Community Development Director
Negotiating Parties:                        Dan Almquist
 Under Negotiation:                        Instruction to negotiator will concern price and terms of payment

 E.     CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL – INITIATION OF LITIGATION
Authority:                                           Government Code Section 54956.9 (d)(4)
Potential Cases:                                One – Consideration of whether to join Amicus Curiae Brief to California Supreme Court:  State Department of Finance v.  Commission on State Mandates (Case No. S214855)

4.      ROLL CALL

City Council
Council Member Edgar      
Council Member Grose
Council Member Kusumoto 
Mayor Pro Tem Murphy
Mayor Graham-Mejia

Sunburst Youth Academy Student Council – Class 14
Mellon, Bascom
Ramos, Justin
Gonzalez, Jacob
Brown, David
Cisneros, Jessica
Demello, Sapphire
Felix, Christian
Gonzalez, Gerardo
Hernandez, Omar
Mendez, Anayelli
Mendoza, Michael
Poulson, David
Rodriguez, Stacy
Rios, Penelope
Stewart, Adjkelai

5.     PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
Student Council President, Cadet Bascom Mellon

6.      INVOCATION
Student Council, Cadet First Sergeant David Brown

7.    PRESENTATIONS

A. Presentation of Certificates of Appointment to: Stephen Hammond – Cable Television Commissioner; Emil Jorge – Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Arts Commissioners; and, Josh Wilson – Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Arts Commissioner

B. Presentation of a Commendation to Pauline Foster for Community Service

C. Presentation of a Commendation for Small Business Saturday to Yasmine Altuner, Antica Olive Oil

D. Presentation of a Certificate of Recognition to Tom Barclay, Ganahl Lumber

E. Presentation by Senator Lou Correa Outlining His Term as Senator and Presentation of a Commendation

8.         ORAL COMMUNICATIONS

9.         WARRANTS

10.       CONSENT CALENDAR

A.  Approval of Minutes                                                                         

B.  Second Reading of Ordinance No. 14-09, Zoning Ordinance Amendment (ZOA) 14-03, to Allow Retail Uses in the Planned Light Industrial Zone (Citywide) (City initiated)  

C.  Resolution No. 2014-31 – Designation of City Treasurer

D.   Race on the Base Shirt Purchase                                              

E.  Race on the Base Medal Purchase                              

F.  Extension of Contract for On-Call Concrete Contractor 

G.  Memorandum of Understanding Between the City of Los Alamitos and the County of Orange for Public Safety Realignment and Postrelease Community Supervision Cost Reimbursement to Local Law Enforcement Agencies for Enhanced Services and Other Authorized Expenditures                                                  

H.  Resolution No. 2014-32 – Adopting the June 30, 2014, Measure M2 Expenditure Report 

I.  The League of California Cities%u2019 2015 Annual City Mangers Department Conference              

J.  Disposal of Surplus Equipment                                   

K.  Police Chaplain Selection Process                                            

L.  First Amendment to Professional Services Agreement with HdL                                            

M.  Grant Application and Environmental Purchasing Policy

N.  Exemption from Prevailing Wage            

11.       DISCUSSION ITEMS

A.   Discussion of Survey Question Regarding the 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular

B.  Approval of the revised Master Joint Use Agreement and the new Individual Joint Use  Agreements for Oak and McAuliffe Middle Schools with the Los Alamitos Unified School District      

C.  Parks & Landscape Maintenance Contract                    

D.   Discussion of City Council Travel Expenses and Travel Policy

12.       MAYOR AND COUNCIL INITIATED BUSINESS

A.        Council Announcements – At this time, Council Members may also report on items not specifically described on the Agenda that are of interest to the community, provided no action or discussion is taken except to provide Staff direction to report back or to place the item on a future Agenda.

13.       ITEMS FROM THE CITY MANAGER

14.       ADJOURNMENT