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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 8/10/2023 9:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers (In Person and/or Electronic)
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ID 23-893 1  Action ItemProclamation for “Dakota Eco-garden 10-year Anniversary”PRESENTED  Action details Not available
ID 23-1172 1  Action ItemASE Blue Seal of Excellence Recognition to the Fleet Management Division of the General Services Department.PRESENTED  Action details Not available
ID 23-1218 1  Action ItemProclamation for “Dale Yurong's 40th Year Anniversary”PRESENTED  Action details Not available
ID 23-1198 1  Action ItemProclamation “Honoring Deputy Mayor Matthew Grundy”PRESENTED  Action details Not available
ID 23-1183 11.-A. Action ItemApproval of Minutes for July 20, 2023, Regular MeetingADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
ID 23-1179 11.-B. Action Item***BILL B-24 - (Intro’d July 20, 2023) (For Adoption) to Amend Section 2-1105 of the Fresno Municipal Code, relating to Campaign Contributions - Limitations on amount and document filing methods. (Subject to Mayor’s Veto)ADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
ID 23-1075 11.-C. Action ItemRESOLUTION - Concerning Measure C Extension Local Transportation Purposes Pass-Through Projects and Program Funds Annual Allocation for Fiscal Year 2023-2024ADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
ID 23-1199 11.-D. Action ItemActions pertaining to an agreement with the Fresno Area Hispanic Foundation for the Small Business Façade Program for $1,000,000: 1. Affirm the City Manager’s determination that Fresno Area Hispanic Foundation is uniquely qualified to administer the Small Business Façade Program on behalf of the City of Fresno. 2. Approve an agreement with Fresno Area Hispanic Foundation allocating $1,000,000 for the Small Business Façade Program providing grants to underserved and minority small businesses located in Council Districts 1 and 4 in an effort to improve the façade of their brick-and-mortar business.ADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
ID 23-1195 11.-E. Action ItemAward a requirements contract for automotive, heavy-duty, and construction equipment batteries for the municipal fleet to Motive Energy, LLC of Fresno, California, for three years with three, one-year optional extensions, for a total contract amount of $397,532, plus annual CPI adjustmentsADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
ID 23-1160 11.-F. Action ItemActions pertaining to the California Automated Permit Processing (CalAPP) grant. 1. Authorize the Chief Information Officer to accept $100,000 in grant funding for the CalAPP grant awarded to the City of Fresno from the California Energy Commission. 2. Authorize the Chief Information Officer to execute the Grant Agreement, extensions and all related documentation applicable to the CalAPP grant. 3. ***RESOLUTION - Adopt the 2nd Amendment to the Annual Appropriation Resolution (AAR) No 2023-185 appropriating $100,000 for the CalAPP grant (Requires five affirmative votes) (Subject to Mayor’s veto).ADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
ID 23-1044 11.-H. Action ItemApprove First Amendment to Service Agreement entered between the City of Fresno, and ACE Parking Management III, LLC to provide revenue controls, customer service, and maintenance at the City’s portfolio of parking assets adding Tower Theater Parking Lot for an increase of $51,040.80 for a total fee of $13,230,332.TABLED  Action details Not available
ID 23-1188 11.-K. Action ItemApprove an increase to the requirements contract with Dawson-Mauldin, LLC., for permanent asphalt concrete pavement repairs, in the amount of $960,000 for a total contract amount of $6,664,400 (Citywide).ADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
ID 23-1190 11.-L. Action ItemApprove the First Amendment to the consultant services agreement with Pcubed Associates Incorporated to extend the term of the contract to December 31, 2024, for the previously approved contract in the amount of $129,030, for the Forensic Investigation of Structural Components at the Fresno-Clovis Regional Wastewater Reclamation Facility (Council District 3).ADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
ID 23-1168 11.-M. Action ItemActions pertaining to the Woodward Park Pickleball Project (Council District 6) 1. ***RESOLUTION - 1st Amendment to the Annual Appropriation Resolution No. 2023-185 appropriating $283,500 for professional engineering services and design phase project management costs (Requires 5 Affirmative Votes)(Subject to Mayor’s Veto) 2. Approve an agreement for professional engineering services with Quad Knopf Inc., dba QK, of Fresno, California for $196,200, with a $25,000 contingency, for design and construction support servicesADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
ID 23-1174 11.-N. Action ItemApprove an agreement for professional engineering services with Quad Knopf Inc., dba QK, of Fresno, California for $86,930 with a $10,000 contingency, for design and construction support services for the Roeding Park Court Repurposing Project (Council District 3)ADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
ID 23-1165 11.-P. Action ItemActions pertaining to the Fresno Street and Browning Avenue Intersection Improvements Project - Bid File 12301325 (Council District 4) 1. Adopt a finding of Categorical Exemption per staff’s determination pursuant to Section 15301/Class 1, 15302/Class 2, and 15304/Class 4 of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines 2. Award a construction contract in the amount of $816,000 to St. Francis Electric, LLC., of San Leandro, CaliforniaADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
ID 23-1164 11.-Q. Action Item***BILL B-25 - (Intro’d July 20, 2023) (For adoption) - Amending Section 4-117 to the Fresno Municipal Code relating to National Targeted Hiring in contracts for any Public Work of Improvement not covered by a Project Labor Agreement and increasing median income levels for National Economically Disadvantaged Area (Subject to Mayor’s Veto)ADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
ID 23-1159 11.-R. Action ItemRESOLUTION - Approving the Final Map of Tract No. 6350, and accepting dedicated public uses offered therein except for dedications offered subject to City acceptance of developer installed required improvements - located on North Parc West Drive west of North Grantland Avenue (Council District 1)ADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
ID 23-1214 11.-T. Action ItemApprove Contract Change Order No. 1 to a requirements contract with ScrubCan, Inc. of Fresno, CA, for Business Corridor Litter Abatement Services in the amount of $245,856 for a one-year contract to include the Olive Avenue, Linden Avenue, Wishon Avenue, Fern Avenue and Van Ness Avenue business corridors in the Tower District, bringing the total contract value to $359,616 (Council District 1)ADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
ID 23-1193 11.-U. Action ItemApprove an agreement with the Fresno County Superintendent of Schools (FCSS) for the Fresno Police Department to provide a student resource officer (SRO) at the high school, Violet Heintz Educational Academy to perform regular law enforcement duties.TABLED  Action details Not available
ID 23-1150 11.-V. Action ItemApprove the First Amendment to the professional consultant agreement with PCubed Associates for the FAX Maintenance Facility HVAC and Building Improvements project to provide additional design and engineering services in the amount of $99,300.00.ADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
ID 23-1220 11.-W. Action ItemBill (for introduction) - Amending Sections 3-610, 3-616, 7-1510, 9-234 and 9-915 of the Fresno Municipal Code, relating to human rights, including protections against discrimination based on an individual’s caste and indigeneityADOPTED AS AMENDED  Action details Not available
ID 23-1113 11.-G. Action ItemActions Pertaining to Measure P Expanded Access to Arts and Culture: 1. Adopt a finding that the Cultural Arts Plan is statutorily exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15262 2. ***RESOLUTION - Adopting the City of Fresno Cultural Arts Plan as recommended by the Parks, Recreation and Arts Commission (PRAC) (Subject to Mayor’s Veto) 3. ***RESOLUTION - A Resolution of the Council of the City of Fresno Adopting the 10th Amendment to the Annual Appropriation Resolution No. 2023-185 to appropriate $194,500 for Measure P Administration Costs and $9,528,100 for grants for Expanded Access to Arts and Culture. (Requires 5 Affirmative Votes) (Subject to Mayor’s Veto) 4. Approve a five-year Administrative Services Agreement with the Fresno Arts Council for the Expanded Access to Arts and Culture Grant Program for a total annual fee not to exceed 2% of Measure P Expenditure Category 4, and authorize the City Manager or designee to execute all contract related documents on behalf of the CityADOPTED AS AMENDEDPass Action details Not available
ID 23-952 11.-I. Action ItemActions pertaining to the Consultant Services Agreement with Precision Civil Engineering, Inc.: 1. Affirm the City Manager’s determination that Precision Civil Engineering is uniquely qualified to provide the planning and environmental services related to the Residential in Office Text Amendment. 2. Approve a consultant agreement with Precision Civil Engineering for planning and environmental services related to the Residential in Office Text Amendment in the amount of $83,200.APPROVEDPass Action details Not available
ID 23-1173 11.-J. Action ItemApprove a consultant services agreement with Tetra Tech BAS, Inc., for an amount not to exceed $363,700, to conduct a composting facility feasibility study for the Fresno-Clovis Regional Wastewater Reclamation Facility (Council District 3).TABLEDPass Action details Not available
ID 23-1169 11.-O. Action ItemActions pertaining to the Mariposa Plaza Renovations - Bid File No. 12302138 (Council District 3): 1. Adopt a finding of Categorical Exemption per staff’s determination, pursuant to Section 15302/Class 2 (Replacement or Reconstruction) of the California Environmental Quality Act Guidelines 2. Award a construction contract in the amount of $2,691,094 to American Paving Co. of Fresno, California 3. Approve a service agreement in the amount of $178,633.44 with Pacific Gas and Electric CompanyAPPROVEDPass Action details Not available
ID 23-1156 11.-S. Action ItemRESOLUTION - Approving the Final Map of Tract No. 6276, and accepting dedicated public uses offered therein except for dedications offered subject to City acceptance of developer installed required improvements - located near the northwest corner of North Parc West Drive and North Grantland Avenue (Council District 1)ADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
ID 23-1078 1  Action ItemHold a public hearing and approve items related to the granting of a Non-Exclusive Roll-Off Franchise for roll-off collection services (Citywide) 1. Hearing in accordance with Fresno City Charter Section 1303 related to ordinance and adoption of ordinance 2. ***BILL No. B-22 (Introduced June 29, 2023) (For adoption) of the City of Fresno, which grants to Valley Dumpster Service LLC, a non-exclusive franchise for roll-off collection services within the City of Fresno (Subject to Mayor’s veto) 3. Authorize the Director of Public Utilities to execute an agreement of Non-Exclusive Franchise for Roll-off Collection Services with the City of FresnoADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
ID 23-1192 1  Action ItemHEARING to adopt resolutions and ordinance to annex territory and levy a special tax regarding City of Fresno Community Facilities District Number 11, Annexation Number 146 (Final Tract Map Number 6383) (Located on the northeast corner of North Armstrong Avenue and East Floradora Avenue) (Council District 7) 1. ***RESOLUTION - to Annex Territory to Community Facilities District No. 11 and Authorizing the Levy of a Special Tax for Annexation No. 146 (Subject to Mayor’s Veto) 2. ***RESOLUTION - Calling Special Mailed-Ballot Election (Subject to Mayor’s Veto) 3. ***RESOLUTION - Declaring Election Results (Subject to Mayor’s Veto) 4. ***BILL - (For introduction and adoption) - Levying a Special Tax for the Property Tax Year 2023-2024 and Future Tax Years Within and Relating to Community Facilities District No. 11, Annexation No. 146 (Subject to Mayor’s Veto)ADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
ID 23-1120 1  Action ItemHEARING to consider the adoption of the Central Southeast Area Specific Plan and related Environmental Assessment, State Clearinghouse (SCH No. 2023020138), and related actions: 1. ADOPT the Subsequent Mitigated Negative Declaration, Environmental Assessment No. P22-00400 dated February 1, 2023 (Exhibit I), prepared pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15162 and 15070 et. Seq. and the Mitigation Monitoring and Reporting Program prepared pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15097. 2. APPROVE Plan Amendment Application P22-00400 which proposes to: a. RESOLUTION - Approving repeal of the Roosevelt Community Plan, pertaining to approximately 15,721 acres (Exhibit N) b. BILL (For Introduction)(For Adoption) - Approving the repeal of the Butler/Willow Specific Plan, pertaining to approximately 563 acres (Exhibit O) c. ***RESOLUTION - Approving adoption of the Central Southeast Area Specific Plan and accompanying Planned Land Use Ma (Exhibit P) (Subject to Mayor’s Veto) d. RESOLUTION - Approving adoption of the Planned Land Use Map (Figure LU-1) of the Fresno General Plan to incorporate thTABLED  Action details Not available
ID 23-1129 1  Action ItemConsideration of Plan Amendment and Rezone Application No. P22-04389, Development Permit Application No. P22-02376, and related Environmental Assessment No. P22-04389/P22-02376 pertaining to ±4.39 acres of property located on the east side of North Armstrong Avenue between East Clinton and East Shields Avenues (Council District 7) - Planning & Development Department. 1. ADOPT - Mitigated Negative Declaration as prepared for Environmental Assessment No. P22-02376/P22-04389, dated June 16, 2023, for the proposed project pursuant to the State of California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA). 2. RESOLUTION - approving Plan Amendment Application No. P22-04389, requesting authorization to amend the Fresno General Plan and McLane Community Plan to change the planned land use designation for the subject property from Low Density Residential to Medium High Density Residential. 3. BILL - (For introduction and adoption) Rezone Application No. P22-04389, requesting authorization to amend the Official Zoning Map of the City of Fresno to rezone the subject property from the RS-1 (Residential SingADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
ID 23-1121 1  Action ItemHEARING to Consider Plan Amendment and Rezone Application No. P22-00507, Development Permit Application No. P22-00505, and related Environmental Assessment No. P22-00507/P22-00505 pertaining to ±1.23 acres of property located on the west side of North Sugar Pine Avenue between West Fir Avenue and West Beechwood Avenues. (Council District 2) - Planning & Development Department. 1. ADOPT the Mitigated Negative Declaration as prepared for Environmental Assessment No. P22-00505/P22-00507, dated December 9, 2022, for the proposed project pursuant to the State of California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA); and, 2. RESOLUTION - Approving Plan Amendment Application No. P22-00507, requesting authorization to amend the Fresno General Plan to change the planned land use designation for the subject property from Residential - Medium Density (±1.23 acres) to Commercial - General (±1.23 acres); and, 3. BILL - (For introduction and adoption) - Approving Rezone Application No. P22-00507, requesting authorization to amend the Official Zoning Map of the City of Fresno to rezone the subject properADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
ID 23-1162 1  Action ItemHEARING to consider the vacation of a portion of North Hayes Avenue, south of West Bullard Avenue (Council District 2): 1. ***RESOLUTION - Ordering the vacation a portion of North Hayes Avenue, south of West Bullard Avenue (Subject to Mayor’s Veto)ADOPTEDPass Action details Not available
ID 23-1030 1  Action ItemHEARING - Consideration of an appeal of the City Manager’s decision to approve the change of location for retail Commercial Cannabis Business Permit No. C-20-88 (Council District 5)DISCUSSED  Action details Not available
ID 23-1131 1  Action ItemHearing to Consider Development Permit Application No. P22-01346 and related Environmental Assessment No. P22-01346 pertaining to ±0.69 acres of property located on the northwest corner of East McKinley and South Fine Avenues (Council District 4) - Planning & Development Department. 1. CONSIDER Environmental Assessment (EA) No. P21-01346, dated December 8, 2022, a determination that the proposed project is categorically exempt under Section 15332/Class 32 (In-Fill Development Project) of the State of California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines; and, 2. DENY the appeal and UPHOLD the action of the Planning Commission and Planning and Development Department Director to approve Development Permit Application No. P22-01346, authorizing the construction of an automated car wash facility subject to compliance with the Conditions of Approval dated December 8, 2022.TABLED  Action details Not available
ID 23-1161 1  Action ItemHearing to consider adoption of resolutions related to the designation of properties to the Local Register of Historic Resources and adoption of findings necessary to support recommendation pursuant to FMC 12-1609 1. ***RESOLUTION - A Resolution of the City Council of the City of Fresno, California, designating the Dr. Earl R. Meyers Sr. & Mrs. Mattie B. Meyers Fresno Street Medical Arts Center located at 444 Fresno Street, Fresno California to the Local Register of Historic Resources (Council District 3) (Subject to Mayor’s veto).CONTINUEDPass Action details Not available
ID 23-1216 14.-A. Action ItemApprove a Memorandum of Understanding between the City of Fresno and the California State Office of the Attorney General (OAG) to develop a Cannabis Administrative Prosecutor Program (CAPP).APPROVEDPass Action details Not available
ID 23-1177 15.-A. Closed Session ItemCONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL-EXISTING LITIGATION Government Code Section 54956.9, subdivision (d)(1) TAT Fresno, LLC v. City of Fresno; Fresno Superior Court Case No.: 22CECG00234DISCUSSED  Action details Not available
ID 23-1178 15.-B. Closed Session ItemCONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL-EXISTING LITIGATION Government Code Section 54956.9, subdivision (d)(1) HAVEN #20, LLC v. City of Fresno; Fresno Superior Court Case No.: 22CECG00238DISCUSSED  Action details Not available
ID 23-1152 15.-C. Closed Session ItemCONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL-EXISTING LITIGATION Government Code Section 54956.9, subdivision (d)(1) Case name: 1 Community Compact v. City of Fresno, Fresno Superior Court Case No. 23CECG02740DISCUSSED  Action details Not available
ID 23-1200 15.-D. Closed Session ItemCONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL-EXISTING LITIGATION Government Code Section 54956.9, subdivision (d)(1) Ellen Nelson v. City of Fresno, et al.; Fresno Superior Court Case No.: 21CECG02750DISCUSSED  Action details Not available
ID 23-1204 15.-E. Closed Session ItemCONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL - ANTICIPATED LITIGATION Government Code Section 54956.9, subdivision (d)(2): 1 potential caseDISCUSSED  Action details Not available
ID 23-1207 15.-F. Action ItemCONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL - ANTICIPATED LITIGATION Government Code Section 54956.9, subdivision (d)(4): 1 potential caseDISCUSSED  Action details Not available
ID 23-1217 15.-G. Closed Session ItemCONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL - ANTICIPATED LITIGATION Government Code Section 54956.9, subdivision (d)(4): 1 potential caseDISCUSSED  Action details Not available
ID 23-1223 15.-H. Action ItemCONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL-ANTICIPATED LITIGATION Initiation of litigation pursuant to paragraph (4) of subdivision (d) of Section 54956.9: 1 potential caseDISCUSSED  Action details Not available
ID 23-1182 15.-I. Closed Session ItemCONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL - PUBLIC SECURITY - Government Code Section 54957(a): Discuss security of City Hall.DISCUSSED  Action details Not available