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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 4/9/2015 8:30 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
Regular Session
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
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ID#15-269 1  Ceremonial ItemPresentation of the SPCA Pet of the Monthpresented  Action details Not available
ID#15-133 1  Ceremonial ItemPresentation by representatives of Earth Day Fresno to provide information on this year’s eventspresented  Action details Not available
ID#15-161 1  Ceremonial ItemProclamation of “Maker Month”presented  Action details Not available
ID#15-270 1  Ceremonial ItemResolution of Commendation to the Fleet Management Division of the Transportation Department for earning the ASE Blue Seal of Excellence Recognition for the 15th consecutive yearcontinued as noted  Action details Not available
ID#15-277 1  Ceremonial ItemProclamation of “Detective Edgar Valle-Sandoval Day”continued as noted  Action details Not available
ID#15-272 1  MinutesApproval of City Council minutes from March 26, 2015approvedPass Action details Not available
ID#15-273 1  MinutesApproval of Successor Agency minutes from March 26, 2015approvedPass Action details Not available
ID#15-207 11-A Action ItemApprove Contract Change Order Numbers 9 & 10 pertaining to the large diameter water transmission main In northeast Fresno, Chestnut Avenue from Teague Avenue to Ashlan Avenue, Segment 1 (Council District 6)approvedPass Action details Not available
ID#15-227 11-B Action ItemApprove the Automatic Aid agreement between the City of Fresno and the City of ClovisapprovedPass Action details Not available
ID#15-241 11-C ResolutionRESOLUTION - Approve the filing of a Sustainable Agricultural Lands Conservation Program grant application to develop a Farmland Preservation Program and authorize the Director of the Development and Resource Management or designee to accept a grant award up to $100,000 and conduct all negotiations and execute and submit all related documents, contracts, agreements, and amendments which may be necessary for the development of the program   Action details Not available
ID#15-243 11-D Action ItemRESOLUTION - Approving the summary vacation of portions of N. Bryan Avenue, W. Sierra Avenue, and approximately 1681 feet of N. Weber, all lying southwest of N. Riverside DriveadoptedPass Action details Not available
ID#15-245 11-E Action ItemRESOLUTION - Authorizing the execution of certifications and assurances and the annual filing of applications for acceptance of and execution of all document and instruments related to the State of California Low Carbon Transit Operations Program   Action details Not available
ID#15-251 11-F Action ItemActions pertaining to the West Avenue Intelligent Transportation System (“ITS”) Wireless Traffic Signals Synchronization Project from McKinley Avenue to Herndon Avenue - Bid File 3345 (Council Districts 1, 2 and Fresno County) 1. Adopt a finding of Categorical Exemption per staff determination, pursuant to Section 15301(c) of the CEQA Guidelines for the West Avenue ITS Wireless Project from McKinley Avenue to Herndon Avenue 2. Award a construction contract to Crosstown Electrical and Data, Inc. of Irwindale, California in the amount of $296,475 for the West Avenue ITS Wireless Project from McKinley Avenue to Herndon AvenueapprovedPass Action details Not available
ID#15-255 11-G Action ItemActions pertaining to awarding contract for well rehabilitation: 1. Adopt finding of a Categorical Exemption per staff determination pursuant to Section 15301 of the California Environmental Quality Act Guidelines, and 2. Award a contract in the amount of $237,680 to Zim Industries, Incorporated, to furnish and install 14-inch Ful-Flow liner and Gravel Pack to rehabilitate the potable water well at Pump Station 244 - Bid File 3360 (Council District 2)approvedPass Action details Not available
ID#15-257 11-H Action Item1.Adopt finding of a Categorical Exemption pursuant to CEQA Guidelines, Section 15312, for the sale of a small abandoned water well parcel known as 4881 E. Brown Avenue, APN 494-101-14T, to the adjacent property owner, Andrew Romanov (located in Fresno County) 2.Authorize the City Manager or his designee to execute an Agreement for Purchase and Sale of Real Property and complete the sale of excess land at 4881 E. Brown Avenue, APN 494-101-14T to the adjacent property owner, Andrew Romanov (located in Fresno County)approvedPass Action details Not available
ID#15-260 11-I Action ItemRESOLUTION - Rescinding and replacing Resolution No. 2009-80 regarding City policy on the distribution and use of the tickets and skybox for the Multipurpose Stadium (Chukchansi Park)approvedPass Action details Not available
ID#15-262 11-J Action ItemAward a contract in the amount of $144,001 to Transportation Management & Design, Inc. (“TMD”) for fixed-route scheduling and training services - Bid File No. 022814JDapprovedPass Action details Not available
ID#15-264 11-KRESOLUTION - Identifying the terms and conditions for Fire Dept response away from their official duty station and assigned to an emergency incidentAction ItemRESOLUTION - Identifying the terms and conditions for Fire Department response away from their official duty station and assigned to an emergency incidentadoptedPass Action details Not available
ID#15-266 11-L Action Item***BILL NO. B-7- (Intro. 3/26/15) (For adoption) - Amending Sections 12-216.3-B, 12-325-D-2-B, and 12-306-N-37 of the Fresno Municipal Code to allow the use of a family restaurant, game and entertainment center within a mixed use development with a minimum of 20 acres that is zoned C-PadoptedPass Action details Not available
ID#15-267 11-M Action Item***BILL NO. B-8- (Intro. 3/26/15) (For adoption) - Amending Section 12-2103 by amending Subsection (c) and adding Subsection (g), amending Section 12-2104 and adding Sections 12-2104.1 and 12-2108 to the Fresno Municipal Code relating to medical marijuana cultivation - Council Subcommittee on medical marijuana - Council President Baines, Councilmember Olivier and former Councilmember Xiong   Action details Not available
ID#15-241 11-C ResolutionRESOLUTION - Approve the filing of a Sustainable Agricultural Lands Conservation Program grant application to develop a Farmland Preservation Program and authorize the Director of the Development and Resource Management or designee to accept a grant award up to $100,000 and conduct all negotiations and execute and submit all related documents, contracts, agreements, and amendments which may be necessary for the development of the programrejectedPass Action details Not available
ID#15-245 11-E Action ItemRESOLUTION - Authorizing the execution of certifications and assurances and the annual filing of applications for acceptance of and execution of all document and instruments related to the State of California Low Carbon Transit Operations ProgramadoptedPass Action details Not available
ID#15-267 11-M Action Item***BILL NO. B-8- (Intro. 3/26/15) (For adoption) - Amending Section 12-2103 by amending Subsection (c) and adding Subsection (g), amending Section 12-2104 and adding Sections 12-2104.1 and 12-2108 to the Fresno Municipal Code relating to medical marijuana cultivation - Council Subcommittee on medical marijuana - Council President Baines, Councilmember Olivier and former Councilmember XiongrejectedFail Action details Not available
ID#15-246 1  ResolutionHEARING to adopt resolutions and ordinance to annex territory and levy a special tax regarding City of Fresno Community District No. 9, Annexation No. 7 (Final Parcel Map No. 2014-05) (east side of North Maple Avenue south of East McKinley Avenue) (Council District 7) 1. RESOLUTION - Annexing Territory to Community Facilities District No. 11 and Authorizing the Levy of a Special Tax 2. RESOLUTION - Calling Special Mailed-Ballot Election 3. RESOLUTION - Declaring Election Results 4. *** BILL - (For introduction and adoption) - Levying a Special Tax for the Property Tax Year 2014-2015 and Future Tax Years Within and Relating to Community Facilities District No. 9, Annexation No. 7, Final Parcel Map No. 2014-05adoptedPass Action details Not available
ID#15-268 1  Discussion ItemAppearance by Doug Richert, Co-Chair of the Downtown Fresno Coalition, to discuss the Fulton Mall Reconstruction Projectpresented  Action details Not available
ID#15-275 1  Action ItemAppearance by Rick Morse to discuss medical marijuanapresented  Action details Not available
ID#15-034 12-A Action ItemRESOLUTION - Authorizing the submission of two (2) new grant applications to the Fresno Council of Governments for 2013 Lifeline Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Improvement Program (“CMAQ”) and authorizing the execution of all application related documents by the Public Works Director or designeeadoptedPass Action details Not available
ID#15-248 12-B Action ItemApprove a first amendment to agreement with BKF Engineers in the amount of $76,600 to provide professional engineering services for the evaluation of Class IV bicycle facilities between Downtown Fresno and the Tower District and the preparation of a feasibility study for a Class I bicycle trail along the Herndon Canal and Mill Ditch canal banks and to authorize the Public Works Director or designee to sign and execute the standardized agreement on behalf of the City (Council District 1, 3 ,4 and 7)approvedPass Action details Not available
ID#15-249 12-C Action Item1.*** Adopt a Memorandum of Understanding (“MOU”) between the City of Fresno (“City”) and the Amalgamated Transit Union, Local 1027 (“ATU”) - Unit 6 (Bus Drivers), covering the period April 6, 2015 through June 30, 2017 2.*** RESOLUTION - 3rd amendment to Salary Resolution No. 2014-108 amending salaries in Exhibit 6, Bus Drivers (ATU)adoptedPass Action details Not available
ID#15-271 1  Action ItemCONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL - DECIDING WHETHER TO INITIATE LITIGATION Government Code Section 54956.9, Subdivision (d)(4) 1. State of California, et al. v. BP America Production Company, et al.S.F. Superior Court Case No. CGC-12-522063presented  Action details Not available
ID#15-276 1  Closed Session ItemCONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL - ANTICIPATED LITIGATION - Government Code Section 54956.9(d)(4) Significant Exposure to Litigation: 1. City of Fresno v. PulteGroup, Inc.presented  Action details Not available
ID#15-283 1  Closed Session ItemCONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL - DECIDING WHETHER TO INITIATE LITIGATION, Government Code Section 54956.9(c): 1. City of Fresno v. U.S. Department of Interior, Bureau of Reclamationpresented  Action details Not available
ID#15-250 12-D Action ItemActions pertaining to the Friant-Nees-Palm Intelligent Transportation System (“ITS”) Traffic Signals Synchronization Project from Fresno Street to south of Herndon Avenue - Bid File 3370 (Council Districts 2 and 6) 1. Adopt a finding of Categorical Exemption per staff determination, pursuant to Section 15301(c) of the CEQA Guidelines for the Friant-Nees-Palm ITS Project from Fresno Street to south of Herndon Avenue 2. Award a Construction Contract with Kertel Communications, Inc. dba Sebastian of Fresno, California in the amount of $928,798 for the base bid and add alternates 1 and 2 for the Friant-Nees-Palm ITS Project from Fresno Street to south of Herndon AvenueapprovedPass Action details Not available
ID#15-252 12-E Action ItemApprove the substantive terms of a recommended Third Amendment to the Agreement with Orange Avenue Disposal Company, Inc. (“OAD”) dated February 25, 2004 (“2004 Agreement”), for a Transfer Station Surcharge of $4.73 per ton for transfer station operations and hauling of the City’s municipal solid waste.approvedPass Action details Not available
ID#15-254 12-F Action ItemRESOLUTION - Adopt Substantial Amendment No. 2015-004 to the FY 2014-2015 Annual Action Plan authorizing $200,000 of HOME Investment Partnerships Community Housing Development Organization (HOME-CHDO) funds to Habitat for Humanity Fresno County, Inc., for the Lotus Avenue/Effie Street single-family housing project and authorize the City Manager to sign all implementing documents as required by HUD and approved as to form by the City AttorneyadoptedPass Action details Not available
ID#15-258 12-G Action ItemActions pertaining to professional engineering services related to the Downtown Recycled Water Facility (Council District 3) 1. ***RESOLUTION - 45th amendment to the Annual Appropriation Resolution (AAR) No. 2014-95 to appropriate $3,138,600 for design and construction support services for the Downtown Recycled Water Facility (Requires 5 affirmative votes) 2. Award a Professional Services contract to Parsons Water and Infrastructure, Inc., a Delaware corporation, in the amount of $4,128,592 to provide design and construction support servicesadoptedPass Action details Not available
ID#15-259 12-H Action ItemActions pertaining to professional engineering services related to the East Central Recycled Water Facility (Council District 4) 1. ***RESOLUTION - 44th amendment to the Annual Appropriation Resolution (AAR) No. 2014-95 to appropriate $2,619,900 for design and construction support services for the East Central Recycled Water Facility (Requires 5 affirmative votes) 2. Award a Professional Services contract to Carollo Engineering, Inc., a Delaware corporation, in the amount of $4,609,874 to provide design and construction support servicesadoptedPass Action details Not available
ID#15-281 12-I Action ItemApprove the First Amendment to Amended and Restated Stadium Sublease AgreementcontinuedPass Action details Not available
ID#15-232 1  AppointmentCouncil Boards and Commissions Communications, Reports, Assignments and/or Appointments, Reappointments, Removals to/from City and non-City Boards and Commissions: 1. Council of Governments - Swearengin-Ex-Officio (Olivier-Alternate) 2. Financial Audit Committee - Brand - Chair, Olivier and Brandau 3. Fresno Area Workforce Investment Corporation - Baines 4. Fresno County Transportation Authority (FCTA) - Swearengin, Brandau 5. Fresno Regional Workforce Investment Board - Baines, Renena Smith 6. Fresno County Zoo Authority - Swearengin (Baines-Alternate) 7. Fresno Madera Area Agency on Aging Board - Olivier 8. Joint Powers Financing Authority - Baines, Vacant, Swearengin 9. San Joaquin River Conservancy Board - Swearengin (Brandau-Alternate) 10. Association for the Beautification of Highway 99 - Baines 11. Upper Kings Basin Integrated Regional Water Management JPA - Brandau, Alternates - Soria, Georgeanne White and Thomas Esqueda 12. Economic Development Corporation Serving Fresno County - Brandau-Ex-Officio (Baines-Alternate) 1continuedPass Action details Not available