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City Council Regular Agenda – March 21, 2016

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

AGENDA CITY COUNCIL
REGULAR MEETING
Monday, March 21, 2016 – 6:00 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. 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 should complete a blue “Request to Speak” card and 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 Edgar

4.         INVOCATION – Council Member Grose

5.         PRESENTATIONS

A.        Presentation of a Certificate of Recognition to Darin Minter, Semi Dice, for 40 Years of Business

B.        Presentation of Certificates of Recognition to Dr. Herb and Dr. Lois Abrams for 45 Years of Business

C.        Presentation of a Proclamation to West-Comm Representatives for National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week

6.         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.

7.         WARRANTS Approve the Warrants for March 21, 2016, in the amount of $120,483.17, ratify the Warrants for February 17, 2016 to March 20, 2016, in the amount of $794,867.66, 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 March 22, 2106 to April 17, 2016.

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

8.         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 February 21, 2016, Special meeting, February 21, 2016 Regular meeting, and March 1, 2016 Special meeting.

B.        Adopt Ordinance 2016-01 – Amending Chapter 5.18 Remote Caller Bingo to Streamline the Expiration Dates of Such License
In September 2014, the City Council added Chapter 5.18 to the Municipal Code to allow for Remote Caller Bingo. This item seeks to remedy some inconsistencies in the Chapter as it pertains to expiration dates. The City Council introduced Ordinance 2016-01, at its February 16, 2016 meeting.

Recommendation:  Adopt Ordinance No. 2016-01, entitled, “AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF LOS ALAMITOS, CALIFORNIA AMENDING SECTIONS 5.18.025 AND 5.18.070 RELATING TO REMOTE CALLER BINGO LICENSE EXPIRATION DATES.”

C.        Strategic Planning Consultant Professional Services Agreement This report recommends approval of an agreement with Kelly Associates Management Group LLC for Strategic Planning consultant services.

Recommendations:

1.         Approve the Professional Services Agreement with Kelly Associates Management Group LLC for Strategic Planning consultant services.

2.         Review and approve the Scope of Services as set forth in Exhibit A of Attachment 3.

D.        Waste Hauler Agreement Extension This report recommends an extension to the Solid Waste Services Contract with Consolidated Disposal Service/Republic Services, Inc. for an additional five (5) years commencing January 1, 2017 and terminating on December 31, 2021.

Recommendation:  Adopt Resolution No. 2016-05, entitled, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF LOS ALAMITOS, CALIFORNIA, APPROVING AN EXTENSION TO THE CITY’S FRANCHISE AGREEMENT WITH CONSOLIDATED DISPOSAL SERVICE, LLC FOR THE COLLECTION OF RESIDENTIAL AND COMMERCIAL SOLID WASTE.

E.        Decertification of the City Employee Association (CEA) and Petition to be represented by Teamsters Local 911 The City Employee Association (CEA) submitted a Decertification Petition outlining their desire to no longer be represented by the CEA and seeking to be represented by Teamsters Local 911 as their sole and exclusive representative for purposes of wages, hours and terms and conditions of employment.

Recommendation: Approve Resolution No. 2016-06 entitled, “A RESOLUTION OF CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF LOS ALAMITOS, CALIFORNIA, WHEREBY THE BARGAINING UNIT PROPOSED BY TEAMSTERS LOCAL 911 IS RECOGNIZED AS AN APPROPRIATE UNIT”.

F.         Reject All Bids for Replacement of City Hall Generator CIP 15/16-03 On March 2, 2016 construction bids were publicly opened for the replacement of City Hall Generator CIP 15/16-3 and four bids were received. The lowest bidder was Global Power Group with the total bid amount of $150,000; however, the bid significantly exceeds the appropriated construction budget of $95,000.

Recommendations:

1.         Reject all bids received for the replacement of City Hall Generator CIP 15/16-3; and

2.         Authorize the City Engineer to re-advertise for bids with a smaller 30 kilowatt generator to construct the project at the lowest cost to the City.

G.        Award of Bid for Catalina Street Truck Crossing and Sidewalk Rehabilitation Project (CIP No. 15/16-01) This report recommends award a bid for the construction of Catalina Street Truck Crossing and Sidewalk Rehabilitation Project (CIP No. 15/16-01)

Recommendations:

1.         Award construction of the Catalina Street Truck Crossing and Sidewalk  Rehabilitation Project (CIP No. 15/16-01) to FS Contractors, Inc in Sylmar, Ca. in the amount of $99,396.50; 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 $9,939.65 for a maximum contract amount of $109,336; and,

4.         Authorize an additional appropriation of $33,986.15 from the Measure M Fund.

H.        Resolution 2016-08 – Authorizing the City Manager to Execute Right of Way Certifications This resolution is required by Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) in conjunction with the City of Los Alamitos receiving funding for the Cerritos Avenue Street Improvements.

Recommendation:  Adopt Resolution No. 2016-08, entitled, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF LOS ALAMITOS, CALIFORNIA, AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO EXECUTE RIGHT OF WAY CERTIFICATIONS FOR FEDERALLY FUNDED PROJECTS WITH THE CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (CALTRANS).”

I.          Approval of Non-Exclusive Permit Contracts to Rainbow Environmental Services, Universal Waste Systems, Inc., and Ware Disposal Inc. for Non-Exclusive Residential Roll Off and Temporary Bin Services The City’s exclusive franchise agreement for residential and commercial refuse collections services specifies that the provision of residential roll-off and temporary bin services shall be competitive and non-exclusive. Staff prepared a Request for Proposals (RFP) and received three responses. Staff recommends that the City Council approve permit contracts with the three firms that responded to the RFP.

Recommendation:  Adopt Resolution No. 2016-09 entitled, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF LOS ALAMITOS APPROVING THE AWARD OF NON-EXCLUSIVE PERMIT CONTRACTS TO RAINBOW ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES, UNIVERSAL WASTE SYSTEMS, INC., AND WARE DISPOSAL INC. FOR THE PROVISION OF ROLL-OFF AND TEMPORARY BIN SERVICES FOR RESIDENTIAL CUSTOMERS.”

J.         Appropriation of Funds - Subdivision Map Act Investigation This agenda item seeks an appropriation for Engineering, Legal and Title  work connected to a Subdivision Map Act compliance Investigation for properties at 4411 Katella Avenue.

Recommendations:

1.         Authorize an appropriation of $9,050.00 from General Fund Reserves for  Engineering, Legal and Title work to investigate the compliance with the Subdivision Map Act for the property at 4411 Katella Avenue; and

2.         Instruct staff to return to the City Council for additional appropriation if expenditures exceed $9,050.00.

K.        Council Initiation of a General Plan Amendment/Zoning Map Amendment for Assessor Parcel Nos. 242-212-08, 242-241-09, 242-212-10 and 242-212-11 (4411 Katella) from the current General Plan Designation (Planned Industrial with Retail Overlay) to Retail Business and amend the Zoning Map (Planned Light Industrial with Retail Overlay) to General Commercial
Mayor Pro Tem Hasselbrink and Council Member Kusumoto are requesting Council reassessment of the Retail Overlay Zone and to determine if a Resolution of Intention is appropriate to provide direction to Staff and the Planning Commission to initiate a General Plan Amendment and a Zoning Map Amendment to the 28 acres Arrowhead property.

Recommendation: Adopt Resolution No 2016-07, entitled, “A RESOLUTION OF INTENTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF LOS ALAMITOS,  CALIFORNIA, TO DIRECT THE PLANNING COMMISSION TO INITIATE A GENERAL PLAN AMENDMENT AND ZONING MAP AMENDMENT FOR ORANGE COUNTY ASSESSOR PARCEL NOS. 242-212-08, 242-241-09, 242-212-10 AND 242-212-11 GENERALLY DESCRIBED AS ARROWHEAD PROPERTIES (4411 KATELLA AVENUE) AND CONSIDER A GENERAL PLAN AMENDMENT AND ZONING MAP AMENDMENT RECOMMENDATION TO THE CITY COUNCIL.”

L.         Authorize an Encroachment Permit with Banners of Honor Inc. and Dekra-Lite Banners of Honor, Inc. is interested in renewing the banner program to place banners in Los Alamitos along Katella Avenue and Lexington Drive to honor the men and women of the military.

Recommendation: Authorize the City Engineer to approve a modified Encroachment Permit with Banners of Honor, Inc. and Dekra-Lite with the recommended conditions.

9.         DISCUSSION ITEMS

A.        Cable Operations Update and Role of the Cable Television Commission This report provides the City Council with a six-month update on cable operations since October 1, 2015 (the date that OUR Los Al began providing Cable Operations Manager services) and seeks direction from the City Council regarding the role of the Cable Television Commission.

Recommendations:

1.         Receive and file the six-month update on cable operations; and,

2.         Provide direction regarding the role of the Cable Television Commission.

10.       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.

11.       ITEMS FROM THE CITY MANAGER

12.       ADJOURNMENT

 

 

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