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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 3/16/2017 1:30 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
Regular Meeting
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
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ID17-330 1  Ceremonial ItemCertificate of Recognition to Miss Fresno County Kelsey Schultiespresented  Action details Not available
ID17-388 1  Ceremonial ItemProclamation of “National Agriculture Week”presented  Action details Not available
ID17-439 1  Ceremonial ItemADD ON CEREMONIAL - Proclamation of “Inspiration Park”presented  Action details Not available
ID17-351 1  Ceremonial ItemProclamation of “Fresno EOC Sanctuary and Youth Services for 2017 National Safe Place Week”presented  Action details Not available
ID17-384 1  MinutesApproval of minutes from March 2, 2017approvedPass Action details Not available
ID17-93 1  MinutesApproval of minutes from March 9, 2017approvedPass Action details Not available
ID17-272 11-A ResolutionRESOLUTION - Of Intention to annex territory associated with the Conditional Use Permit No. 2015-191 Development, Annexation No. 15, to City of Fresno Community Facilities District No. 9 (southeast corner of North Brawley and West Herndon Avenues); and setting the public hearing for April 13, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. (Council District 2)approved  Action details Not available
ID17-322 11-B Action ItemRESOLUTION - Authorizing the appropriation of $44,000 in surplus funds from Assessment District No. 131 to be re-used for maintenance of district improvements (Council District 2)approvedPass Action details Not available
ID17-346 11-C Action ItemActions pertaining to the acquisition of 61,246 square feet of property owned by Ramon and Cecilia Echeveste (Council District 2): 1. Approve the acquisition of 61,246 square feet of property (APN 504-081-16S) owned by Ramon and Cecilia Echeveste, in the amount of $168,427.00 for the future Veterans Boulevard project. 2. Authorize the Public Works Director, or his designee, to sign all documents necessary to complete the transaction.approvedPass Action details Not available
ID17-325 11-D Discussion ItemActions pertaining to the Decisions for Life program 1. ***RESOLUTION - 47th amendment to the Annual Appropriation Resolution (AAR) No. 2016-118 appropriating $40,000 of Decisions for Life (DFL) program carryover to continue operating this program during this fiscal year. (Requires 5 affirmative votes)approvedPass Action details Not available
ID17-332 11-E Action ItemAuthorize the Chief of Police to enter into a lease agreement between the City of Fresno and Signature Flight Support Corporation for the continued lease of office and hangar space used by the Fresno Police Department’s “Skywatch” Air Support Unit at the Fresno Yosemite International Airport.approvedPass Action details Not available
ID17-338 11-F Action ItemActions pertaining to construction of Calcium Hydroxide tanks and feed system at the Northeast Surface Water Treatment Plant (NESWTF) Bid File 3528 (Council District 6): 1. Adopt findings of Class 1/ Section 15301(b) and Class 3/ Section 15303 Categorical Exemptions pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act Guidelines. 2. Award a construction contract in the amount of $225,782.28 to Smith Construction Company, Inc., of Fresno, California.approvedPass Action details Not available
ID17-339 11-G Action ItemApprove the First Amendment to the Professional Consultant Services Agreement with The Solís Group for $48,230 for additional services for the City of Fresno’s 80-million gallon per day Southeast Surface Water Treatment Facility project (citywide).   Action details Not available
ID17-340 11-H Action ItemApprove a three-year service contract for $193,889.16 to Commercial Cleaning Systems for Janitorial operations at the Fresno Clovis Regional Wastewater Reclamation Facility (Bid File 9375)approvedPass Action details Not available
ID17-366 11-I Ordinance***BILL NO. B-13 - (Intro. 3/9/2017) (For adoption) - Amending subsection (f) of Section 3-402 and adding Section 3-427 to Article 4 of Chapter 3 of the Fresno Municipal Code (FMC), of Tier 2 of the Fire and Police Retirement System to allow the election to redeposit retirement contributions upon reemployment with the CityadoptedPass Action details Not available
ID17-400 11-J AppointmentApprove the appointment of Alvin L. (Al) Smith to the Civil Service BoardapprovedPass Action details Not available
ID17-339 11-G Action ItemApprove the First Amendment to the Professional Consultant Services Agreement with The Solís Group for $48,230 for additional services for the City of Fresno’s 80-million gallon per day Southeast Surface Water Treatment Facility project (citywide).continued  Action details Not available
ID17-289 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. 14 (Final Parcel Map No. 2012-06) (northwest corner of East Central and South Orange Avenues) (Council District 3) 1. ***RESOLUTION - Annexing Territory to Community Facilities District No. 9 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 2016-2017 and Future Tax Years Within and Relating to Community Facilities District No. 9, Annexation No. 14approvedPass Action details Not available
ID17-353 1  Action ItemTEFRA HEARING - To hear and consider information concerning the proposed issuance of Revenue Bonds by California Statewide Communities Development Authority for the purpose of financing the acquisition, construction and equipping of King’s Canyon Apartments by King’s Canyon Affordable Housing, LP in an amount not to exceed $35,000,000 1. ***RESOLUTION - Approving a tax-exempt bond financing to be issued by the Authority to benefit King’s Canyon Affordable Housing, LP in the aggregate principal amount not to exceed $35,000,000.approvedPass Action details Not available
ID17-301 1  Action ItemCONTINUED HEARING to consider adoption of the resolution related to the designation of a property to the Local Register of Historic Resources 1.***RESOLUTION - Designating the David and Frances Bruner Home located at 215 N. Clark Street, Fresno, California to the Local Register of Historic Resources (Council District 7).rejectedPass Action details Not available
ID17-334 1  Action ItemResolution of Support for the creation of a Citizens’ Public Safety Advisory Board (CPSAB) and related changes to the Office of Independent Review (OIR).approvedPass Action details Not available
ID17-399 1  Action ItemHEARING to consider application by the property owners to delist the Frank J. Craycroft Home (HP#182) located at 6545 N. Palm Avenue from the Local Register of Historic Resources pursuant to FMC 12-1614 (Council District 6) 1.*** RESOLUTION - Rescinding the designation of the Frank J. Craycroft Home (HP#182) located at 6545 N. Palm Avenue from the Local Register of Historic Resourcescontinued  Action details Not available
ID17-318 1  Discussion ItemAppearance by Zoyer Zyndel to discuss Transgender Day of Visibility scheduled for April 11, 2017 (Speaker resides in Clovis)presented  Action details Not available
ID17-324 13-A Action ItemAward a purchase contract in the amount of $495,210.11 for the purchase of nineteen (19) OEM police vehicles via a “piggyback” purchase based on a prior competitive bid contract with Riverside County (RFQ #PUARC-1491/P.O. PUARC-59105) (Citywide)approvedPass Action details Not available
ID17-327 13-B Action ItemActions pertaining to the Shields Avenue Pavement Overlay from Blackstone to Palm Avenues - Bid File 3518 (Council Districts 1 and 7) 1. Adopt a finding of Categorical Exemption per staff determination, pursuant to Section 15301(c) 1 of the California Environmental Quality Act Guidelines (CEQA) for the Shields Avenue Pavement Overlay from Blackstone to Palm Avenues 2. Award a Construction Contract with Cal Valley Construction of Fresno, California (Cal Valley) in the amount of $651,583 for the Shields Avenue Pavement Overlay from Blackstone to Palm Avenues and authorize the Public Works Director or designee to sign a contract on behalf of the Citycontinued  Action details Not available
ID17-329 15-A Closed Session ItemCONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL-EXISTING LITIGATION - Government Code Section 54956.9, subdivision (d)(1) 1. HH-Fresno LLC v. City of Fresno, et al.; Federal Court for the Eastern District of California Case No.: 1:17-CV-00163-LJO-BAM.presented  Action details Not available
ID17-383 15-B Closed Session ItemCONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL - ANTICIPATED LITIGATION - Government Code Section 54956.9, subdivision (d)(2) Significant Exposure to Litigation: Josh Peterson, Wathen Castanos Homes; Mike Miller, Lennar Homes; Dave Williams, California Commercial Land Sales; Mike Prandini, Building Industry Association; Darius Assemi, Granville Homes, et al. v. City of Fresno.presented  Action details Not available
ID17-368 15-CClosed SessionClosed Session ItemPUBLIC EMPLOYEE PERFORMANCE EVALUATION - Government Code Section 54957 Title: City Attorney Sponsor: Council President Olivier CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORS - Government Code Section 54957.6 City Negotiator(s): Council President Clint J. Olivier Unrepresented Employee: City Attorneytabled  Action details Not available
ID17-369 15-Dclosed sessionClosed Session ItemPUBLIC EMPLOYEE PERFORMANCE EVALUATION - Government Code Section 54957 Title: City Clerk Sponsor: Council President Olivier CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORS - Government Code Section 54957.6 City Negotiator(s): Council President Clint J. Olivier Unrepresented Employee: City Clerktabled  Action details Not available
ID17-423 1  Closed Session ItemCONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL - DECIDING WHETHER TO INITIATE LITIGATION Government Code Section 54956.9, subdivision (d)(4) 1. City of Fresno v. Simon Thaler and Michael Thalerpresented  Action details Not available