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

REVISED AGENDA CITY COUNCIL
REGULAR MEETING
Monday, September 19, 2016 – 5:45 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.  Each matter on the agenda, no matter how described, shall be deemed to include any appropriate motion, whether to adopt a minute motion, resolution, payment of any bill, approval of any matter or action, or any other action. Items listed as “for information” or “for discussion” may also be the subject of an “action” taken by the City Council at the same meeting.  Any written materials relating to an item on this agenda submitted to the City Council after distribution of the agenda packet are available for public inspection in the City Clerk’s Office, 3191 Katella Ave., Los Alamitos CA 90720, during normal business hours.  In addition, such writings or documents will be made available for public review at the respective public meeting.  It is the intention of the City of Los Alamitos to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) in all respects.  If, as an attendee, or a participant at this meeting, you will need special assistance beyond what is normally provided, please contact the City Clerk’s Office at (562) 431-3538, extension 220, 48 hours prior to the meeting so that reasonable arrangements may be made.  Assisted listening devices may be obtained from the City Clerk at the meeting for individuals with hearing impairments.  Persons wishing to address the City Council on any item on the City Council Agenda will be called upon at the time the agenda item is called or during the City Council’s consideration of the item and may address the City Council for up to three minutes.

1.         CALL TO ORDER

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

3.         PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE     
Council Member Grose will lead the Pledge of Allegiance.

4.         INVOCATION      
Council Member Kusumoto will give the Invocation.

5.         CLOSED SESSION

A.        CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL – ANTICIPATED LITIGATION
Pending Litigation pursuant to Government Code sec. 54956.9 (d) (3) (Based on existing facts and circumstances, the legislative body of the local agency is meeting only to decide whether a closed session is authorized pursuant to paragraph (d) (2).)

B.      CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL – ANTICIPATED LITIGATION
Pending Litigation pursuant to Government Code sec. 54956.9 (d) (2) (A point has been reached where, in the opinion of the legislative body of the local agency on the advice of its legal counsel, based on existing facts and circumstances, there is a significant exposure to litigation against the local agency.) 1 potential case.

6.         PRESENTATIONS

A.        Presentation of Certificates of Recognition to the 2016 Olympic Gold Medal USA Women’s Water Polo Players, Kaleigh Gilchrist and Courtney Mathewson

B.        Presentation of Certificates of Recognition to the Los Alamitos Volunteer Program (LAVP) Participants

C.        Presentation of a Proclamation to Orange County Fire Authority’s Chief Edwards for Fire Prevention Week

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 September 19, 2016, in the amount of $57,153.82, ratify the Warrants for August 16, 2016 to September 18, 2016, in the amount of $1,038,680.47, 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 September 20, 2016 to October 16, 2016.

ROLL CALL
Council Member Edgar
Council Member Grose
Council Member Kusumoto
Mayor Pro Tem Hasselbrink
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 August 15, 2016 Regular Council meeting.

B.        Treasurers Quarterly Investment Report – June 2016 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 – June 2016.

C.        Fiscal Year 2015-16 Results and Fund Balance Reservations This report provides the City Council with an update on Fiscal Year 2015-16 revenues and expenditures and recommends adjustments to fund balance reserves based on feedback and direction from the Budget Standing Committee.

Recommendations:

1.         Receive and file this year-end report for Fiscal Year 2015-16; and,

2.         Approve carryover of appropriations to Fiscal Year 2016-17 for various projects as outlined in this report; and,

3.         Adopt Resolution No. 2016-31, entitled “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF LOS ALAMITOS, CALIFORNIA, ESTABLISHING A FUND BALANCE POLICY FOR THE GENERAL FUND AND REPEALING RESOLUTION NO. 2015-23”; and,

4.         Adopt Resolution No. 2016-32, entitled “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF LOS ALAMITOS, CALIFORNIA, ESTABLISHING A FUND BALANCE POLICY FOR THE INTERNAL SERVICE FUNDS AND REPEALING RESOLUTION NO. 2014-23”; and,

5.         Approve transfers from the General Fund in the amounts of $100,000 to the Police Capital Internal Service Fund and $350,000 to the Self-Insurance Trust Fund; and,

6.         Approve transfer of $71,898 from the Rivers & Mountains Conservancy (RMC) Fund to the General Fund to reimburse it for costs associated with the Coyote Creek project and approve a transfer in the same amount from the General Fund to the Police Capital Internal Service Fund.

D.        Award of Bid for ADA Ramps (CIP No. 15/16-04) This report recommends awarding a bid for the reconstruction of ADA Ramps in Old Dutch Haven, Suburbia, Greenbrook and installation of 4 detectable warning surface mats in the Highland neighborhoods.

Recommendations:

1.         Award construction of the ADA Ramps (CIP No. 15/16-04) to Ruiz   Concrete and Paving, Inc. in the amount of $61,388.00; and,

2.         Authorize the Mayor to execute the contract for the project; and,

3.         Authorize City Engineer to add work and execute change orders in an amount not to exceed the contingency reserve of 10% or $6,139.00 for a maximum contract amount of $67,527.00.

E.        Award of Bid for Old Dutch Haven Neighborhood Streets Project (CIP No. 16/17-02) This report recommends awarding a bid for the reconstruction of the Old Dutch Haven Neighborhood Streets Project.

Recommendations:

1.         Award construction of the Old Dutch Haven Neighborhood Streets Project (CIP No. 16/17-02) to All American Asphalt in Corona, California, in the amount of $281,342.80; and,

2.         Authorize the Mayor to execute the contract for the project; and,

3.         Authorize City Engineer to add work and execute change orders in an amount not to exceed the contingency reserve of 10% or $28,134.28, and $20,000 for construction management for a maximum contract amount of $329,477.08.

F.        Approval of Plans and Specifications, and Authorization to Bid for Kinmont/Farnham Street Improvement Project (CIP No. 16/17-03) This report recommends actions to facilitate the construction of the Kinmont/Farnham Street Improvement Project (CIP No. 16/17-03).

Recommendations:

1.         Approve the plans and specifications for the construction of the Kinmont/Farnham Street Improvement Project (CIP No. 16/17-03); and,

2.         Authorize Staff to advertise and solicit bid proposals.

G.      LEFT BLANK INTENTIONALLY

H.        Authorization to Purchase 800 MHz Portable and Mobile Radios In conjunction with the County of Orange 800 MHz Countywide Coordinated Communications System migration to an 800 MHz – P25 compliant system, Motorola is offering discounted Portable and Mobile radios if purchased by December of this year.  To proceed, the Police Department is requesting authorization to purchase seven (7) vehicle mounted mobile radios and thirty-five (35) portable radios to replace the soon to be obsolete radios.

Recommendation:  Authorize the purchase of seven (7) vehicle mounted mobile radios and thirty-five (35) portable radios to replace the soon to be obsolete radios in furtherance of the 800 MHz Migration Project.

I.          Professional Services Agreement for Professional Real Estate and Economic Consulting Services with Jones Lang LaSalle Americas, Inc. (JLL) This report requests the modification adding a section to the Professional Services Agreement after it was approved during the City Council meeting of July 18, 2016. Jones Lang LaSalle services were obtained to assist the City in the disposition of City owned properties.

Recommendation:   Consider accepting the additional language for the Professional Services Agreement with Jones Lang LaSalle Americas, Inc. (JLL) for Professional Real Estate and Economic Consulting Services.

10.       PUBLIC HEARING

A.        Continued Consideration of Ordinance No. 2016-05 – A Zoning Ordinance Amendment (ZOA 16-05)  Amending the Uses Allowed within the Planned Light Industrial (P-M) Zone         Continued consideration of changes to uses allowed within the City’s Industrial Zone (other zones to follow) as recommended by the Planning Commission during their April 27, 2016 meeting (City initiated).

Recommendations:

1.         Continue the open Public Hearing; and, if appropriate,

2.         Determine that the proposed project is exempt from the provisions of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to Section 15061(b)(3) under the general rule that CEQA does not apply to activities which can be seen with certainty to have no effect on the environment; and,

3.         Introduce, waive reading in full and authorize reading by title only of Ordinance No. 2016-05, and set for second reading; and,

4.         City Attorney Reisman read the title of Ordinance No. 2016-05, entitled, “AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF LOS ALAMITOS, CALIFORNIA, APPROVING ZONING ORDINANCE AMENDMENT (ZOA) 16-05, THEREBY MAKING CHANGES TO THE TABLE OF ALLOWED USES IN SECTION 17.10.020, TABLE 2-04, SECTION 17.38.140 RELATING TO RECYCLING FACILITIES, AND DEFINITIONS IN CHAPTER 17.76, OF THE LOS ALAMITOS MUNICIPAL CODE  (CITY INITIATED).”

11.       DISCUSSION ITEMS

A.        Provide Direction to the Voting Delegate Regarding the 2016 Annual Conference Resolution Packet The League of California Cities Annual Conference will be held in Long Beach from October 5-7, 2016.  At the meeting of June 20, 2016 the City Council designated Council Member Grose as its Voting Delegate to the Annual Business Meeting and Mayor Pro Tem Hasselbrink and Council Member Kusumoto as the Voting Alternates.  This is an opportunity for the City Council to provide direction as to its position on the proposed resolutions.

Recommendation:  Provide direction to Council Member Grose, the City’s Voting Delegate, on the City’s position on the 2016 Annual Conference Resolutions Packet.

B.        November 8, 2016 General Municipal Election – Proposition 64 Resolution of Opposition and City Attorney Analysis The City Council has requested an opportunity to discuss the upcoming ballot initiative related to the Adult Use of Marijuana.

Recommendation: Review, discuss and, if appropriate, adopt a Resolution of Opposition and consider instructing the City Attorney to draft an Urgency Ordinance.

12.       MAYOR AND COUNCIL INITIATED BUSINESS

A.        November 8, 2016 General Municipal Election – Cypress Ballot Initiative (Los Alamitos Race Track Property) The City Council has requested an opportunity to discuss options available in light of the proposed 170 acre development in the City of Cypress. This discussion was continued from the July 18, 2016 and August 15, 2016 Council meetings.

Recommendation: It is recommended that the Council direct Staff to educate and inform the public about the Ballot Measure and take action as the City Council deems appropriate.

B.        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