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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final-revised
Meeting date/time: 11/17/2016 1:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
Regular Session
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
Meeting video: eComment: Not available  
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ID16-163 1  MinutesApproval of minutes from November 3, 2016approvedPass Action details Not available
ID16-1247 11-A Action ItemApprove the First Amendment to Agreement with VSCE, a California corporation, in the amount of $35,973 for additional Material and Special Inspection associated with Fresno Area Express (FAX) Livability Grant Project; and to extend the completion date of the agreement to December 31, 2017.approvedPass Action details Not available
ID16-1294 11-B Discussion ItemApprove the First Amendment to Memorandums of Understanding (MOUs) with California State University Fresno Foundation and Crime Stoppers for projects identified in the 2014 Project Safe Neighborhoods (PSN) grant program agreement with California Office of Emergency Services (CalOES).approvedPass Action details Not available
ID16-1264 11-C Action Item***RESOLUTION - Ninth Amendment to Fiscal Year 2017 Salary Resolution No. 2016-120, adding the Transit classification and salary range to Unit 3, Exhibit 3, Non-Supervisory White Collar(FCEA); and amending to provide salary range increases for classifications Water Conservation Representative, Plans Examiner, and Senior Plans Examiner in Unit 3, Exhibit 3, Non-Supervisory White Collar (FCEA), and Parking Supervisor in Unit 13, Exhibit 13-1, Exempt Supervisory and Professional (CFPEA)approvedPass Action details Not available
ID16-1268 11-D Action ItemActions pertaining to the acquisition of 2.97 acres from APN 504-081-17s, owned by Gerald T. Griffin, for the construction of the Veterans Boulevard interchange over State Route 99 (Council District 2): 1. Approve the acquisition of 2.97 acres of property owned by Gerald T. Griffin in the amount of $490,000 for the construction of the Veterans Boulevard interchange over State Route 99 near Bullard Avenue and Bryan Avenue; 2. Authorize the Public Works Director, or his designee, to sign all documents necessary to complete the transaction.approvedPass Action details Not available
ID16-1277 11-E Action Item***RESOLUTION - 6th amendment to the Annual Appropriation Resolution (AAR) No. 2016-118 to appropriate $250,000 in developer contributions for the acquisition of right-of-way for public street and public utility easements for Tract Map 5341 on Clinton Avenue between Fowler Avenue and Locan Avenue (Council District 4) (Requires 5 affirmative votes)approvedPass Action details Not available
ID16-1280 11-F Action ItemApprove and ratify a Memorandum of Understanding with the Fresno Food Exposition for $125,000approvedPass Action details Not available
ID16-1301 11-G Action ItemApprove First Amendment to Lease Agreement between the City of Fresno and SkyWest Airlines, Inc., for hangar facility and ramp space at Fresno Yosemite International Airport (Council District 4)approvedPass Action details Not available
ID16-1307 11-H Action ItemActions related to Cost Sharing of State Highway Electrical Facilities: 1. Approve an agreement with the State of California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) for Cost Sharing of State Highway Electrical Facilities 2. RESOLUTION - Granting Authority to the Public Works Director or Designee to sign an Agreement and Future Amendments for Sharing the Cost of State Highway Electrical Facilities with the State of California Department of TransportationapprovedPass Action details Not available
ID16-1310 11-I Action ItemAuthorize the Director of Public Works, or his designee, to sign on behalf of the Director of Transportation in order to execute a purchase agreement between the City of Fresno and Fresno County, allowing the City of Fresno to purchase easement deeds in Courthouse Park for a total price of $150,531, supporting improvements to Fresno Area Express Courthouse Park Intermodal Transit Center and Bus Rapid Transit projects (District 3)   Action details Not available
ID16-1311 11-J Action ItemApprove the Department of Transportation Title VI Triennial ProgramapprovedPass Action details Not available
ID16-1312 11-K Action ItemActions pertaining to the Clinton and Palm Traffic Signal Modification - Project Bid File No. 3463 (Council District 1) 1. Adopt a finding of Categorical Exemption pursuant to Class 1 Section 15301(c) (existing facilities) of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines 2. Award a construction contract to Kertel Communications Inc., dba Sebastian of Fresno, California for $379,382   Action details Not available
ID16-1325 11-L OrdinanceAction relating to repealing and adding Building Regulations in the Fresno Municipal Code 1. ***BILL NO. B-46 (Intro. 11/3/16) (For adoption) - Adopting express findings related to local climatic, topographical and geological conditions that make the City’s amendments to the California Mechanical Code and California Plumbing Code reasonably necessary and repealing Sections 11-101 through Section 11-109 of Article1, Chapter 11 of the Fresno Municipal Code and adding Sections 11-101 through Section 11-109 of Article1, of Chapter 11 to adopt and amend the California Building, Residential, Electrical, Mechanical, Plumbing, Energy and Green Building Standards Codes.approvedPass Action details Not available
ID16-1328 11-M OrdinanceActions related to repealing and adding Fire and Life Safety Regulations in the Fresno Municipal Code 1. Adopt the finding that this project is not subject to the requirements of the California Environmental Quality Act pursuant to CEQA Guidelines, Section 15061(b)(3) as there is clearly no possibility the adoption of the 2016 California Fire Code or amendments may have a significant adverse effect on the environment. 2. ***BILL NO. B-47 - (Intro. 11/3/2016) (For adoption) - Repealing Article 5 of Chapter 10, and adding Article 5 to Chapter 10 of the Fresno Municipal Code relating to fire and life safety regulations   Action details Not available
ID16-1334 11-N Action ItemActions pertaining to Digester #2 Rehabilitation at the Regional Wastewater Reclamation Facility (Bid File 3470) (Council District 3) 1. Adopt a finding if Categorical Exemption of Class 1, pursuant to Section 15301(b) (Existing facilities) of the California Environmental Quality Act Guidelines 2 .***RESOLUTION - 23rd amendment to Annual Appropriation Resolution (AAR) No. 2016-118 appropriating $630,000 for Rehabilitation of Digester #2 at the Regional Wastewater Reclamation Facility (Requires 5 affirmative votes) 3. Award a $543,070 contract to F.D. Thomas, Inc., of Central Point, OregonapprovedPass Action details Not available
ID16-1352 11-O ResolutionRESOLUTION - Amending the Council Rules of Procedure concerning eligibility for Council President.approvedPass Action details Not available
ID16-1330 11-P Ordinance***BILL NO. B-48 (Intro. 11/3/2016) (For adoption) - Adding subsection (c) to Section 2-402 of the Fresno Municipal Code, relating to City Manager authority.adoptedPass Action details Not available
ID16-1284 1  Action ItemProclamation of “S. BEN BENAVIDEZ DAY”presented  Action details Not available
ID16-462 1  Ceremonial ItemProclamation of “PREMATURITY AWARENESS MONTH”presented  Action details Not available
ID16-1328 11-M OrdinanceActions related to repealing and adding Fire and Life Safety Regulations in the Fresno Municipal Code 1. Adopt the finding that this project is not subject to the requirements of the California Environmental Quality Act pursuant to CEQA Guidelines, Section 15061(b)(3) as there is clearly no possibility the adoption of the 2016 California Fire Code or amendments may have a significant adverse effect on the environment. 2. ***BILL NO. B-47 - (Intro. 11/3/2016) (For adoption) - Repealing Article 5 of Chapter 10, and adding Article 5 to Chapter 10 of the Fresno Municipal Code relating to fire and life safety regulationscontinuedPass Action details Not available
ID16-1312 11-K Action ItemActions pertaining to the Clinton and Palm Traffic Signal Modification - Project Bid File No. 3463 (Council District 1) 1. Adopt a finding of Categorical Exemption pursuant to Class 1 Section 15301(c) (existing facilities) of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines 2. Award a construction contract to Kertel Communications Inc., dba Sebastian of Fresno, California for $379,382approvedPass Action details Not available
ID16-1310 11-I Action ItemAuthorize the Director of Public Works, or his designee, to sign on behalf of the Director of Transportation in order to execute a purchase agreement between the City of Fresno and Fresno County, allowing the City of Fresno to purchase easement deeds in Courthouse Park for a total price of $150,531, supporting improvements to Fresno Area Express Courthouse Park Intermodal Transit Center and Bus Rapid Transit projects (District 3)continuedPass Action details Not available
ID16-1188 1  Action ItemHEARING - Regarding the vacation of the “F” - “G” alley between Stanislaus Street and Tuolumne Street and a portion of Tuolumne Street. (Council District 3). 1. ***RESOLUTION - Ordering the vacation of the “F” - “G” alley between Stanislaus Street and Tuolumne Street and a portion of Tuolumne Street.approvedPass Action details Not available
ID16-1337 1  Closed Session ItemCONFERENCE WITH REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATOR - Government Code Section 54956.8 Property: APN 466-215-20T (1903 Mariposa) Negotiating Party: City Manager Bruce Rudd Under Negotiation: Price and terms of paymentpresented  Action details Not available
ID16-1377 1  Action ItemApprove exercise of right of first refusal and Purchase and Sale Agreement for 2.81 acres of property at 1903 Mariposa (APN 466-215-20T), and assignment of Purchase and Sale Agreement to California High Speed Rail Authority.approvedPass Action details Not available
ID16-1331 1  Discussion ItemAppearance by Zoyer Zyndel to discuss the Annual International Transgender Day of Remembrance to honor those in the transgender community who have died by suicide or murderpresented  Action details Not available
ID16-1299 1  Action ItemHEARING regarding the vacation of the Broadway Diagonal between “H” Street and Broadway Plaza and the Broadway Plaza - “H” Street Alley between Merced Street and the Broadway Diagonal. (Council District 3) 1. ***RESOLUTION - Ordering the vacation of the Broadway Diagonal between “H” Street and Broadway Plaza and the Broadway Plaza - “H” Street Alley between Merced Street and the Broadway Diagonal.approvedPass Action details Not available
ID16-1314 1  Action ItemHEARING to consider Plan Amendment Application No. A-16-005, Rezone Application No. R 16 006, Development Permit Application No. D-16-031 and related Environmental Assessment No. A-16-005/R-16-006/D-16-031, filed by Nick Yovino Jr. of California Land Consulting, on behalf of Marcil Awad of Drew Court LLC. These applications pertain to approximately ±2.27 acres of property located on the south side of E. Shepherd Avenue between N. Millbrook and N. Cedar Avenues. a. Adopt the Mitigated Negative Declaration prepared for Environmental Assessment No. A-16-005/R-16-006/D-16-031 dated June 3, 2016. b. RESOLUTION - Approving Plan Amendment Application No. A-16-005 proposing to amend the Fresno General Plan and Woodward Park Community Plan to change the planned land use designation for the subject property from Medium Low Density Residential planned land use to the Medium High Density Residential planned land use designation. c. BILL (For introduction and adoption) - Approving Rezone Application No. R-16-006 to rezone the subject property from the RS-4/UGM (Residential Single Family, MedapprovedPass Action details Not available
ID16-1300 1  Discussion ItemAppearance by Yolanda L. Moreno to discuss the maintenance of her alley and the property line   Action details Not available
ID16-1363 1  Action ItemActions pertaining to Economic Incentive Agreement with ULTA, Inc., a Delaware Corporation 1. Adopt an Environmental Finding of No Possibility of Significant Effect Environmental Assessment No. EA-16-036. 2. Approve the attached Economic Incentive Agreement with ULTA, Inc. a Delaware Corporation for the creation of up to 1,200 jobs at a Business Activity Center(s), including but not limited to an e-commerce distribution/fulfillment center to be located in Fresno.approvedPass Action details Not available
ID16-1329 12-G Action ItemActions related to Copper River Ranch Water Supply Implementation Agreement: 1. Approve Copper River Ranch Water Supply Implementation Agreement. 2. ***RESOLUTION - 28th amendment to the Annual Appropriation Resolution (AAR) No. 2016-118 to appropriate $4,291,300 for water supply infrastructure. (Requires 5 affirmative votes)approvedPass Action details Not available
ID16-1350 12-A Action Item***RESOLUTION - 528th amendment to the Master Fee Schedule (MFS) Resolution No. 80-420approved as amendedPass Action details Not available
ID16-1351 12-B Action ItemActions Pertaining to the FY 2017 Budget Update for the General Fund. 1. ***RESOLUTION - 21st amendment to the Annual Appropriation Resolution (AAR) No. 2016-118 to appropriate $6,710,900 for operating programs and capital improvement projects citywide (Requires 5 affirmative votes) 2. ***RESOLUTION - 2nd amendment to the Position Authorization Resolution (PAR) No. 2016-119, adding three positions to the Development and Resource Management Department, effective November 3, 2016approvedPass Action details Not available
ID16-1238 12-C Action ItemActions pertaining to Fresno Police Officers Association (FPOA), representing Unit 4, Non-Supervisory Police 1. ***Approve a Side Letter of Agreement with the Fresno Police Officers Association (FPOA), representing Unit 4, Non-Supervisory Police, Regarding Police Corporal Assignments 2. ***Approve a Side Letter of Agreement with the Fresno Police Officers Association (FPOA), representing Unit 4, Non-Supervisory Police, Regarding Senior Police Officer, Corporal, and Sergeant Assignments 3. ***Approve a Side Letter of Agreement with the Fresno Police Officers Association (FPOA), representing Unit 4, Non-Supervisory Police, Regarding Patrol Matrix Assignments and Preferred StaffingapprovedPass Action details Not available
ID16-1302 12-D Action ItemApprove the Index-Based Rate Adjustments (Rate Period 6) for Commercial Solid Waste Franchise Services as Requested by Allied Waste Services and Mid Valley Disposal for Disposal of Multi-Family, Commercial Solid Waste, Recyclable and Organic Material.approvedPass Action details Not available
ID16-1303 12-E Action ItemApprove a revised funding agreement in the amount of $28 million with the California High-Speed Rail Authority (CHSRA) for construction of a new overpass over the high-speed rail alignment and the Union Pacific Railroad (UPRR) tracks at Veterans Boulevard (Council District 2).approvedPass Action details Not available
ID16-1304 12-F Action ItemActions pertaining to the Herndon Avenue widening between Polk Avenue and Milburn Avenue (Council District 2) 1. Approve Amendment No. 1 to the Measure "C" Cooperative Agreement for the widening of Herndon Avenue from Polk Avenue to Milburn Avenue (Urban Project K-11) to reallocate previously approved funding between project phases 2. Authorize the Public Works Director or designee to execute the amendment, on behalf of the CityapprovedPass Action details Not available
ID16-1333 14-A Action ItemActions pertaining to taxicab regulations: 1. BILL - (for introduction) - Amending portions of Chapter 9, Article 9 of the Fresno Municipal Code relating to taxicab regulations. 2. ***RESOLUTION - Establishing rates of fare to be charged by taxicabs in the City of Fresno.approvedPass Action details Not available
ID16-1271 1 CAO ApprovalAction ItemHEARING to consider initiation of the Southwest Fresno Specific Plan, pertaining to approximately 3,255 acres in the South Development Area of the Fresno General Plan, filed by the City of Fresno Development and Resource Management Department Director 1. Direct staff to continue working with the Steering Committee and community to refine the plan and commence the Program Environmental Impact Report. 2. RESOLUTION - Initiating the Southwest Fresno Specific Plan Draft Preferred Alternative and the corresponding amendment of the Fresno General Plan, the Fresno Chandler Airport Land Use Compatibility Plan and Airport Environs Plan, and the Repeal or Amendment of the Edison Community Plan pertaining to approximately 3,255 acres located in the South Development Area to allow for future adoption of a Southwest Fresno Specific Plan.continued  Action details Not available
ID16-1353 1  Resolution***RESOLUTION - Regarding the Anti-Slum Enforcement Team and Landlord-Tenant Ombudsman ProgramapprovedPass Action details Not available