Monday, September 15, 2014 – 6:00 p.m.


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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.         PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE – Mayor Graham-Mejia

4.         INVOCATION – Council Member Grose


A.  Presentation of a Retirement Plaque to David E. Pearce, for 33 Years of Dedicated Service to the City of Los Alamitos
B.  Recognition of Childhood Cancer Awareness with Presentations to Ava Rich, Childhood Cancer Survivor, and Suzie Barnhill, Community Volunteer
C.  Presentation of a Commendation to Kolina Janji as Miss Poppy
D.  Presentation of a Proclamation to Greg Gillaspy, Proclaiming Los Alamitos as a Red Shirt City
E.  Presentation of a Proclamation to Bev Harrison, Volunteer with the Alzheimer’s Association Orange County, for Alzheimer’s Awareness Month
F.  Presentation of a Proclamation to Chief Tracy McClelland, Orange County Fire Authority, for Fire Prevention Week, October 5-11, 2014


7.        WARRANTS

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                                                                   

B.  Second Reading of Ordinance No. 14-07 – Allowing Affordable Housing in the City without a Conditional Use Permit, as required by the State Department of Housing and Community Development

C.  Second Reading of Ordinance No. 14-06 – Zoning Code Changes for Bingo                                                      

D.  Second Reading of Ordinance No. 14-08 – A Zoning Code Amendment to Facilitate Remote Caller Bingo within the Community Facilities (C-F) Zone (City initiated)

E.  2014 Local Agency Biennial

F.   Approval of Amendment No. 2 to the Master Funding Agreement No. C-1-2774 between the Orange County Transportation Authority and the City of Los Alamitos          

G.  Award of Bid for Alley Improvement Project (CIP No. 14/15-02)

H.  Challenge Coins                                                               

I.  Los Alamitos Unified School District Use of Council Chambers


A.  4th of July Fireworks Location Options              

B.  Review of the Draft Individual Joint Use Agreement for McAuliffe & Oak Fields & Draft Master Joint Use Agreement with the Los Alamitos Unified School District & Discussion of Future Individual Joint Use Agreements (Continued discussion if needed)


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.



A.        Conference with Labor Negotiator
Agency Negotiators:  Gregory D. Korduner, Consultant and Cary S. Reisman, City Attorney
Employee Organization:  Los Alamitos City Employees Association         
Authority:  Government Code Section 54957.6 to subdivision (d)(4) of Section 54956.9.  One potential case.