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

AGENDA CITY COUNCIL
REGULAR MEETING
Monday, November 16, 2015 – 5:00 p.m.

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1.         CALL TO ORDER

2.         ROLL CALL
Council Member Grose
Council Member Hasselbrink
Council Member Kusumoto
Mayor Pro Tem Edgar
Mayor Murphy

3.         CLOSED SESSION

A.        CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL – ANTICIPATED LITIGATION
Pending litigation pursuant to subdivision (d)(4) of Section 54956.9.  One potential case.

B.        CONFERENCE WITH REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATORS
Property:  APN 242-212-08, APN 242-212-10, APN 242-212-11, and APN 130-012-46
Agency Negotiator: Bret M. Plumlee, City Manager; Steven A. Mendoza, Development Services Director; and, Peter Wallin, Special Counsel
Negotiating Parties: Lincoln Property Company and the Joint Forces Training Base
Under Negotiation: Price and Terms of Payment
Authority: Government Code Section 54954.5 (b)

4.         ROLL CALL

City Council
Council Member Grose
Council Member Hasselbrink
Council Member Kusumoto
Mayor Pro Tem Edgar
Mayor Murphy

Sunburst Youth Academy Student Council – Class 16
Chavez, James                                Palomares, Michael
Alvarez, Christopher                       Reyes, Jovanny
Flores, Nainelit                                 Miley, Destiny
Lopez, Jesus                                                Padilla, Stepahny
Molina, Stephanie                           Valvo, Alexandra

5.         PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
Room Representative, Stephanie Molina

INVOCATION
President, James Chavez

6.         PRESENTATIONS

A. Presentation of a Proclamation to Bernardo Cobian, Owner of Café Del Sol, for Small Business Saturday

B. Presentation of a Certificate of Recognition to Ted Apodaca, News Enterprise, in Appreciation for his Service as Editor

7.         ORAL COMMUNICATIONS
At this time, any individual in the audience may come forward to speak on any item within the subject matter jurisdiction of the City Council. Remarks are to be limited to not more than five minutes per speaker.

8.         WARRANTS Approve the Warrants for November 16, 2015, in the amount of $147,815.77, ratify the Warrants for October 20, 2015, to November 15, 2015, in the amount of $769,816.61, and authorize the City Manager to approve such expenditures as are legally due and within an unexhausted balance of an appropriation against which the same may be charged for the time period of November 17, 2015 to December 13, 2015.

ROLL CALL
Council Member Grose
Council Member Hasselbrink
Council Member Kusumoto
Mayor Pro Tem Edgar
Mayor Murphy

9.         CONSENT CALENDAR
All Consent Calendar items may be acted upon by one motion unless a Council Member requests separate action on a specific item.

A.        Approval of Minutes Approve the Minutes of the Regular meeting of October 19, 2015.

B.        Adopt Ordinance No. 2015-06 – City Boards, Commissions, and Committees At its regular meeting of October 19, 2015, the City Council introduced Ordinance No. 2015-06.  This Ordinance will streamline the Los Alamitos Municipal Code (LAMC) as it relates to City’s Boards, Commissions, and Committees.

Recommendation:  Adopt Ordinance No. 2015-06, entitled, “AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF LOS ALAMITOS, CALIFORNIA, AMENDING TITLE 2 BY REPEALING CHAPTERS 2.32 THROUGH 2.50 AND ADDING CHAPTERS 2.30 THROUGH 2.40 RELATED TO CITY BOARDS, COMMISSIONS, AND COMMITTEES.”

C.        Adopt Ordinance Nos. 2015-07 and 2015-08 – Massage Ordinance Amendment (City initiated) At its regular meeting of October 19, 2015 the City Council Ordinance Nos. 2015-07 & 2015-08.  This is Zoning Ordinance Amendment (ZOA) 15-02 to amend Title 5 and Title 17 of the Los Alamitos Municipal Code relating to those sections where they refer to Massage Establishments (Citywide) (City initiated).

Recommendations:

1.         Adopt Ordinance No. 2015-07, entitled, “AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF LOS ALAMITOS, CALIFORNIA, REPEALING AND RE-ADOPTING CHAPTER 5.32 OF THE LOS ALAMITOS MUNICIPAL CODE RELATING TO MASSAGE ESTABLISHMENTS”; and,

2.         Adopt Ordinance No. 2015-08, entitled, “AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF LOS ALAMITOS, CALIFORNIA, AMENDING TITLE 17 OF THE LOS ALAMITOS MUNICIPAL CODE RELATING TO MASSAGE ESTABLISHMENTS.”

D.        2016 Race on the Base Medal Purchase This report addresses the purchase of Race on the Base medals for all race finishers and award winners. Every participant finisher in each race receives a medal as part of his/her registration fee. Overall and age group award winners also receive a medal. This item has been placed on the agenda because the cost of the purchase exceeds the purchasing limit of the City Manager. Race registration revenue offsets the cost of the medals.

Recommendation: Authorize the City Manager to purchase participant and award medals for the Race on the Base from Crown Trophy of Cypress for an amount not to exceed $12,000.

E.        Purchase of Two (2) 2016 Dodge Charger Police Vehicles This is a request to purchase two (2) 2016 Dodge Charger Police Pursuit Vehicles (black & white) per Los Alamitos Municipal Code 2.60.110 – Purchases through other agencies. This report requests authorization to utilize Purchase Order #412-380345 agreement between the City of Anaheim and McPeeks Dodge of Anaheim.

Recommendation: Authorize the City Manager to purchase two (2) 2016 Dodge Charger Police Pursuit Vehicles (black & white) from McPeek Dodge for $57,394.54.

F.         Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Project List for Fiscal Year 2016-17 This report sets forth a recommended project list for Fiscal Year 2016-2017 of the County’s Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program and approval of the City’s participation in the program which may be due in January, 2016.

Recommendations:

1.         Adopt Resolution No. 2015-32 entitled “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF LOS ALAMITOS, CALIFORNIA, APPROVING THE CITY’S PARTICIPATION IN FISCAL YEAR 2016-2017 COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT (CDBG) PROGRAM WITH THE COUNTY OF ORANGE”; and,

2.         Direct Staff to prepare applications for submittal to the County of Orange; and,

3.         Authorize the City Manager to execute all CDBG program documents for Fiscal Year 2016-2017 and appropriate amendments, if any, as they become available.

G.       Limited Parking in Old Town East and Medical Center Area This Staff report requests the establishment of time-limited parking within the Commercial Area of Old Town East, the Medical Center Area and surrounding area.

Recommendation: Adopt Resolution No. 2015-31, entitled, “A RESOLUTION OF CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF LOS ALAMITOS, CALIFORNIA, ESTABLISHING LIMITED PARKING WITHIN THE COMMERCIAL AREA OF OLD TOWN EAST, MEDICAL CENTER AREA AND ADJACENT AREA.”

H.        Treasurer’s Quarterly Investment Report – September 2015 The item for City Council consideration is receipt of the Treasurer’s Quarterly Investment Report.

Recommendation:  Receive and file the Treasurer’s Quarterly Investment Report – September 2015.

I.          Limited Parking within City Owned Parking Lots This Staff report requests the establishment of time-limited parking on City owned parking Lots.

Recommendation: Adopt Resolution No. 2015-25, entitled, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF LOS ALAMITOS, CALIFORNIA, ESTABLISHING LIMITED PARKING ON CITY OWNED PROPERTY.”

J.         Probationary Period for Promoted or Transferred Employees This report seeks City Council approval of a change to the City’s Personnel Policies and Procedures Manual which establishes a twelve month probationary period for regular employees promoted or transferred to another position in the City.

Recommendation: Approve Resolution No. 2015-33 titled “A resolution of the City Council of the City of Los Alamitos, California, revising the City’s Personnel Policies and Procedures Manual and Repealing Resolution No. 2051”.

K.        Rivers and Mountains Conservancy Proposition 1 Grant Application The Rivers and Mountains Conservancy (RMC) has been delegated the responsibility by the State of California to administer the grant program under the Water Quality, Supply and Infrastructure Improvement  Act of 2014 (Proposition 1) in its jurisdiction, setting up necessary procedures and requiring applicants to submit a certified resolution to accompany the application.

Recommendation: Adopt Resolution 2015-35, entitled “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF LOS ALAMITOS, CALIFORNIA, APPROVING THE APPLICATION FOR GRANT FUNDS FOR THE WATER QUALITY, SUPPLY AND INFRASTRUCTURE IMPROVEMENT ACT OF 2014 (PROPOSITION 1), FOR THE PURPLE PIPE PROJECT.”

L.         Resolution No. 2015-34 – Adopting the June 30, 2015, Measure M2 Expenditure Report Each agency who receives Measure M2 funds is required by the OCTA to adopt via resolution an annual Expenditure Report to account for the use of Measure M2 funds.

Recommendation:  Adopt Resolution No. 2015-34, entitled, “A RESOLUTION OF CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF LOS ALAMITOS, CALIFORNIA, CONCERNING THE JUNE 30, 2015 MEASURE M2 EXPENDITURE REPORT FOR THE CITY OF LOS ALAMITOS.”

10.       PUBLIC HEARINGS

A.        Introduce Ordinance 2015-03 – A Zoning Ordinance Amendment (ZOA 15-03) to Create a Medical Overlay Zone in compliance with the 2015-2035 General Plan Consideration of a Zoning Ordinance Amendment (ZOA 15-03) to create a Medical Overlay Zone to allow more flexible uses for certain parcels in the Planned Light Industrial Zone to comply with the new 2015-2035 General Plan and to amend the zoning map by placing the Overlay Zone on specified parcels, as recommended by the Planning Commission (City initiated).

Recommendations:

1.         Open the Public Hearing; and, if appropriate,

2.         Determine that the proposed project has met the requirement of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines and has been reviewed in compliance with the provisions of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA).  The City Council of the City of Los Alamitos, California, certified the Final Environmental Impact Report on March 23, 2015 for the Los Alamitos General Plan to include land use changes for various parcels and adopting environmental findings, a statement of overriding considerations and a mitigation monitoring and reporting plan pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act.  As zoning is required to be consistent with the General Plan, the impacts relating to the zone changes are identical to the impacts that were covered in the Program EIR and there are no new impacts which would occur from such changes.  As such, the zone changes are within the scope of the Program EIR #2013121055.

3.         Introduce, waive reading in full and authorize reading by title only of Ordinance No. 2015-03, and set for second reading; and,

4.         City Attorney Reisman read the title of Ordinance No. 2015-03, entitled, “AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF LOS ALAMITOS, CALIFORNIA, APPROVING ZONING ORDINANCE AMENDMENT (ZOA) 15-03 TO AMEND SECTIONS 17.04.020, 17.10.020, and 17.12.010 OF THE LOS ALAMITOS MUNICIPAL CODE TO CREATE A MEDICAL OVERLAY ZONE AND TO AMEND THE ZONING MAP TO PLACE THE MEDICAL OVERLAY ZONE ON PROPERTIES GENERALLY NORTH OF THE LOS ALAMITOS MEDICAL CENTER SPECIFIC PLAN AREA, WHICH PROPERTIES ARE ALL IN THE PLANNED LIGHT INDUSTRIAL (P-m) ZONE OF THE CITY (City initiated).”

B.        Introduce Ordinance 2015-09 – A Zoning Ordinance Amendment (ZOA 15-08) to Create a Retail Overlay Zone in compliance with the 2015-2035 General Plan Consideration of a Zoning Ordinance Amendment (ZOA 15-08) to create  a Retail Overlay Zone to allow more flexible uses for certain parcels in the Planned Light Industrial Zone to comply with the new 2015-2035 General Plan and to amend the zoning map by placing the Overlay Zones on specified parcels, as recommended by the Planning Commission (City initiated).

Recommendations:

1.         Open the Public Hearing; and, if appropriate,

2.         Determine that the proposed project has met the requirement of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines and has been reviewed in compliance with the provisions of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA).  The City Council of the City of Los Alamitos, California, certified the Final Environmental Impact Report on March 23, 2015 for the Los Alamitos General Plan to include land use changes for various parcels and adopting environmental findings, a statement of overriding considerations and a mitigation monitoring and reporting plan pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act.  As zoning is required to be consistent with the General Plan, the impacts relating to the zone changes are identical to the impacts that were covered in the Program EIR and there are no new impacts which would occur from such changes.  As such, the zone changes are within the scope of the Program EIR #2013121055.

3.         Introduce, waive reading in full and authorize reading by title only of Ordinance No. 2015-09, and set for second reading; and,

4.         City Attorney Reisman read the title of Ordinance No. 2015-09, entitled, “AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF LOS ALAMITOS, CALIFORNIA, APPROVING ZONING ORDINANCE AMENDMENT (ZOA) 15-08 TO AMEND SECTIONS 17.04.020, 17.10.020, and 17.12.010 OF THE LOS ALAMITOS MUNICIPAL CODE TO CREATE A RETAIL OVERLAY ZONE AND TO AMEND THE ZONING MAP TO PLACE THE RETAIL OVERLAY ZONE OVER THose PROPERTies COMMONLY KNOWN AS the ARROWHEAD PROPERTIES, WHICH PROPERTIES ARE ALL IN THE PLANNED LIGHT INDUSTRIAL (P-m) ZONE OF THE CITY (City initiated).”

11.       DISCUSSION ITEMS

A.        Sober Living Home This report provides an explanation of Sober Living Homes and how they are permitted to operate within neighborhoods.

Recommendation: Review and Discuss and provide direction as necessary.

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
The City Council will adjourn to December 14, 2015, at 6:00 p.m.