CITY COUNCIL
REGULAR MEETING
Monday, November 18, 2013 – 5:30 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.  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 Murphy
Mayor Pro Tem Graham-Mejia
Mayor Kusumoto

3. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE – Council Member Edgar

4. INVOCATION – Mayor Pro Tem Graham-Mejia

5. SPECIAL ORDERS OF THE DAY

A. Presentation of a Plaque of Appreciation to Outgoing Interim City Manager Gregory D. Korduner

B. Introduction of Incoming City Manager Bret Plumlee

C. RECESS – Reception in Council Chamber Lobby

RECONVENE – 6:00 p.m.

6. PRESENTATIONS

A. Presentation of Plaques of Appreciation to Former Commissioners for Their Dedicated Service to the Community: Larry Andrade, Planning Commission; Althea Miller, Cable Television Commission; Daniel Patz, Personnel Appeals Commission; Beth Piburn, Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Arts Commission; and, Norman Wray, Traffic Commission

B. Presentation of a Proclamation for Small Business Day to Jack and Cindy Zarember, Cartridge World; Shaun Ward, PPE Suppliers; and, Naomi Rockenmacher, Kumon of Los Alamitos

C. Project Update by Dave Hunt, City Engineer, Regarding Coyote Creek Park

D. Presentation by Dustin Reilich, Director of Municipal Development, Regarding the HERO Program

E. Presentation by Chief Jones, Orange County Fire Authority (OCFA), regarding the Ambulance Request for Proposals (RFP) Process

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.

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.  (City Clerk)

 B. (Finance)

 C.  (Community Development)

 D.  (City Attorney)

 E.  (Public Works)

 F.  (City Engineer)

 G.  (City Manager)

 H.  (Community Development)

I.  (City Manager)

 J.  (Finance)

 K.  (Engineering)

 L.  (City Manager)

 M. (Community Development)

 10. PUBLIC HEARINGS

A.  (Community Development)

11. ORDINANCE

A.  (City Engineer)

12. DISCUSSION ITEMS

A. (City Clerk)

B.(Community Development)

13. MAYOR AND COUNCIL INITIATED BUSINESS

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.

 14. ITEMS FROM THE CITY MANAGER

 15. CLOSED SESSION

 A. CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL – ANTICIPATED LITIGATION
Significant exposure to litigation pursuant to subdivision (b) of Section 54956.9. One potential case.

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

C. CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATOR
City Negotiator: Gregory D. Korduner, Interim City Manager
Unrepresented Employees: Executive Management, Middle Management and Non-Management Employees
Authority: Government Code Section 54957.6

16. DISCUSSION ITEMS

A.  (City Manager)

17. ADJOURNMENT