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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final-revised
Meeting date/time: 12/6/2018 9:00 AM Minutes status: Draft  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
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ID18-1389 1  Ceremonial ItemSpecial presentation to the Make a Difference Day Sponsors and Volunteers   Not available Not available
ID18-1357 1  Ceremonial ItemProclamation of “Cristian Robles Day”   Not available Not available
18-0045 1  Action ItemApproval of minutes from November 29, 2018   Not available Not available
ID18-1454 11-A Action Item***RESOLUTION - Declaration of Results of the Consolidated General Election held within the City of Fresno on November 6, 2018   Not available Not available
ID18-1507 11-B Resolution***RESOLUTION - Amending Resolution No. 2008-243 to conform retention of police records to California law. (Subject to Mayor’s veto)   Not available Not available
ID18-1387 11-C Action ItemApproval of City Council Meeting Schedule for Calendar Year 2019   Not available Not available
ID18-1179 11-D Action ItemActions pertaining to the Peace Officers Research Association of California (PORAC): 1. Approve the Chief of Police to enter into an agreement with PORAC to reimburse the City of Fresno $163,700 for the annual cost of one full time police officer elected to serve on the PORAC Board of Directors, effective January 1 through June 2019. 2. ***RESOLUTION - 4th Amendment to the Position Authorization Resolution (PAR) No. 2018-158, adding one police officer position to the Fresno Police Department, effective January 1, 2019 (Subject to Mayor’s Veto) 3. ***RESOLUTION - 14th Amendment to the Annual Appropriation Resolution (AAR) No. 2018-157 appropriating $72,900, to fund a full time police officer from January through June 2019. (Requires 5 affirmative votes) (Subject to Mayor’s Veto)   Not available Not available
ID18-1452 11-E Discussion ItemActions pertaining to the 2018 National Sexual Assault Kit Initiative (SAKI) grant program, herein referred to as the SAKI grant 1. ***RESOLUTION - 3rd Amendment to Position Authorization Resolution (PAR) No. 2018-158, adding two Police Officer positions to the Fresno Police Department, effective October 1, 2018. (Subject to Mayor’s Veto)   Not available Not available
ID18-1477 11-F Action ItemActions pertaining to the 2017 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program 1. Authorize the Chief of Police to apply for and accept $264,557 in total grant funding for the 2017 JAG Program from the U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance for the City and County of Fresno 2. Authorize the Chief of Police to execute all related documents to the application, acceptance, and administration of 2017 JAG Program 3. Authorize the Chief of Police to execute a joint agreement between the City of Fresno and the County of Fresno regarding the 2017 JAG program 4. ***RESOLUTION - 23rd amendment to the Annual Appropriation Resolution (AAR) No. 2018-157 appropriating $103,600 from the 2017 JAG program award from the U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance (Requires 5 affirmative votes) (Subject to Mayor’s Veto)   Not available Not available
ID18-1309 11-G Action ItemRESOLUTION - Authorizing certain Finance Officers of the City of Fresno (City) to sign City checks as well as various investment and commercial banking documents, and to provide verbal instruction required for the prudent financial administration and safekeeping of City funds   Not available Not available
ID18-1310 11-H Action ItemRESOLUTION - Designating and authorizing certain Finance Officers of the City of Fresno (City) to sign various investment and commercial banking documents, and to provide verbal instruction required for prudent financial administration and safekeeping of Fresno Joint Powers Finance Authority (JPFA) funds and property   Not available Not available
ID18-1311 11-I Action ItemRESOLUTION - Consenting and authorizing the investment of monies in the Local Agency Investment Fund (LAIF) in the custody of the State Treasurer for purposes of investment and authorize certain Finance Officers in connection therewith   Not available Not available
ID18-1312 11-J Action ItemRESOLUTION - Designating and authorizing the investment monies in the Local Agency Investment Fund in the custody of the State Treasurer for purposes of prudent financial administration and safekeeping of Fresno Joint Powers Financing Authority funds, and authorize certain Finance Officers of the City of Fresno in connection therewith   Not available Not available
ID18-1467 11-K Action ItemRESOLUTION - Authorizing the execution and delivery of a Master Equipment Lease Purchase Agreement and certain separate lease schedules with respect to the acquisition, purchase, financing and leasing of equipment for the public benefit; and authorizing the execution and delivery of documents required in connection therewith.   Not available Not available
ID18-1494 11-L AppointmentApprove the reappointment of Tony Canales to the Fresno Regional Workforce Development Board   Not available Not available
ID18-1498 11-M Action ItemBILL (for introduction) - Extending the exemption on development impact fees for certain projects in economically disadvantaged neighborhoods   Not available Not available
ID18-1499 11-N Action ItemBILL (for introduction) - Extending the exemption on development impact fees for the replacement or reconstruction of existing commercial structures.   Not available Not available
ID18-1492 11-O Action ItemApprove the award of a purchase contract to Braun Northwest Inc., a Washington-based corporation, for the purchase of a North Star 234-5 Type V SWAT command vehicle in the amount of $267,753.00   Not available Not available
ID18-1323 11-P Action ItemApprove the acquisition of 5,115 square feet of permanent easement from property owned by Jenco Farms, L.P., (APN 504-091-32 and 504-091-33) in the amount of $51,200 to widen West Herndon Avenue (Council District 2).   Not available Not available
ID18-1324 11-Q Action ItemApprove the acquisition of 6,349 square feet of permanent easement from property owned by Jenco Farms, L.P., (APN 503-020-12) in the amount of $57,200 to widen West Herndon Avenue (Council District 2).   Not available Not available
ID18-1325 11-R Action ItemApprove First Amendment to Agreement with Blair Church & Flynn Consulting Engineers, Inc., for $29,330 for civil engineering design service and preparation of construction documents for the Polk Avenue Widening Project, Shaw Avenue to Gettysburg Avenue (Council Districts 1 and 2).   Not available Not available
ID18-1463 11-S Action Item***RESOLUTION - 20th Amendment to the Annual Appropriation Resolution (AAR) No. 2018-157 to appropriate $219,000 Supplemental Refunds and Reimbursements to approved Developers in the Urban Growth Management and Development Impact Fee Programs (Requires 5 affirmative votes) (Subject to Mayor’s veto)   Not available Not available
ID18-1490 11-T Ordinance1. ***BILL NO. B-59 - (Intro. 11/29/2018) (For adoption) - Levying a Special Tax for the Property Tax Year 2018-2019 and Future Tax Years Within and Relating to Community Facilities District No. 11, Annexation No. 95 (Final Tract Map No. 5493) (east side of North Bryan Avenue between West Shaw and Gettysburg Avenues) (Council District 1) (Subject to Mayor’s veto)   Not available Not available
ID18-1217 11-U Action ItemApprove a vendor agreement with Sculpture Conservation Studio in the amount of $164,500 to provide non-professional maintenance services for 32 artworks located on Fulton Street between Inyo Street and Tuolumne Street (Council District 3)   Not available Not available
ID18-1462 11-V Action ItemAnnual Review and Acceptance of the FY 2018 Impact Fee Annual Report As Required By California Government Code   Not available Not available
ID18-1405 11-W Action ItemApprove Sponsorship Agreement with Pepsi Beverages Company to be Exclusive Non-Alcoholic Beverage Provider for the Fresno Convention & Entertainment Center   Not available Not available
ID18-1470 11-X Action Item***RESOLUTION - Authorizing the Director of Aviation or other authorized representative to: execute all implicated documentation for pre-application and application to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for Airport Improvement Program (AIP) grants for federal fiscal years 2019 and 2020 for both Fresno Yosemite International Airport (FAT) and Fresno Chandler Executive Airport (FCH), accept FAA AIP grant(s) for FY 2019 and FY 2020 projects at both airports including all subsequent amendments thereto offered by the FAA; and apply for and accept grants and all subsequent amendments thereto offered by the California Department of Transportation Aeronautics Division for matching funds for FY 2019 and 2020 FAA grants for the Fresno Chandler Executive Airport (Subject to Mayor’s Veto)   Not available Not available
ID18-1480 11-Y Action ItemApprove Contract Change Order No. 17 to the construction contract with W.M. Lyles Company for the City of Fresno’s Southeast Surface Water Treatment Facility Project, to reduce of the total construction contract amount by $1,015,444 (Citywide)   Not available Not available
ID18-1481 11-Z Action ItemActions pertaining to cleaning and dewatering of Digester 7 at the Fresno/Clovis Regional Wastewater Reclamation Facility (Bid File 3623) (Council District 3): 1. Adopt a finding of Categorical Exemption of Class 1, pursuant to Section 15301 (Existing Facilities) of the California Environmental Quality Act Guidelines 2. Award a construction contract in the amount of $431,818 to Evoqua Water Technologies   Not available Not available
ID18-1497 11-AA Action Item***RESOLUTION - 9th Amendment to FY 2019 Salary Resolution No. 2018-159, amending Exhibit 13-2,Unit 13, Non-Exempt Supervisory and Professional (CFPEA) to add the classification of Senior Legal Secretary and providing a salary range for the respective class; amending Exhibit 14, Unit 14, Management Classes to add the classification of ADA Coordinator and providing a salary range for the respective class, and retitle the classifications of Public Works Manager to Public Works/Public Utilities Manager and Public Works Manager - Licensed Engineer to Public Works/Public Utilities Manager - Licensed Engineer (Subject to Mayor’s Veto)   Not available Not available
ID18-1515 11-BB Action ItemApprove an Exclusive Negotiation Agreement with Tutelian & Company, Inc., for North Fulton Mall Development Opportunities   Not available Not available
ID18-1387 11-C Action ItemApproval of City Council Meeting Schedule for Calendar Year 2019   Not available Not available
ID18-1444 1 TEFRA Hearing - Trinity HealthAction ItemTEFRA HEARING - To hear and to consider information concerning the proposed issuance of Health Facility Revenue Bonds by the Michigan Finance Authority in an amount not to exceed $1,500,000,000, of which no more than $35,000,000 will be used for the purpose of financing or refinancing the costs of acquisition, construction, furnishing, and equipping of certain health care facilities located in Fresno. 1. ***RESOLUTION - Approving the issuance of the Michigan Finance Authority Revenue Bonds on behalf of Trinity Health Corporation, in one or more series, for the purpose among other things, of financing or refinancing the costs of acquisition, construction, improvement, and equipping of health care facilities owned and operated by Saint Agnes Medical Center and certain other matters relating thereto. (Subject to Mayor’s Veto)   Not available Not available
ID18-1079 1 Restore Fresno WorkshopDiscussion ItemWORKSHOP - Restore Fresno   Not available Not available
ID18-1406 1  Action ItemHold a continued public hearing and approve items related to the granting of a Non-Exclusive Roll-Off Franchise for roll-off collection services (Citywide) 1. CONTINUED HEARING in accordance with Fresno City Charter Section 1301 related to ordinance and adoption of ordinance 2. ***BILL NO. B-55 (Intro. 10/25/2018) (For adoption) of the City of Fresno, which grants to BinCo., 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 or designee, to execute an Agreement of Non-Exclusive Franchise for Roll-Off Collection Services with the City of Fresno   Not available Not available
ID18-1482 1  Action ItemRESOLUTION - Declaring a shelter crisis pursuant to Senate Bill 850 and authorizing application for $3,105,519 in Homeless Emergency Aid Program grant funds   Not available Not available
ID18-1513 14-C OrdinanceBILL - (For introduction) Repealing Ordinance No. 2006-100 and adopting an ordinance setting forth the compensation of elective officers.   Not available Not available
ID18-1139 13-C Action ItemActions pertaining to the sale of APN 468-255-11 & 468-255-15 consisting of approximately a 53,040 SF Retail Building commonly referred to as the City-owned portion of the former Gottschalks building and a 214,292 SF parking structure commonly referred to as the Spiral Garage to Brixton Capital AC LLC for $1,700,000: 1. Adopt a finding of Categorical Exemption pursuant to Section 15332/Class 32 of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines. 2. Approve the Disposition and Development Agreement with Brixton Capital AC LLC for the sale of APN 468-255-11 & 468-255-15 consisting of approximately a 53,040 SF Retail Building commonly referred to as the City-owned portion of the former Gottschalks building and a 214,292 SF parking structure commonly referred to as the Spiral Garage for $1,700,000 (District 3)   Not available Not available
ID18-1520 1  Action ItemUpdate on HERO Team ***RESOLUTION - 25th amendment to the Annual Appropriation Resolution (AAR) No. 2018-157 to appropriate $420,000 for homeless services provided by the Hero Team (WestCare) - Mayor’s Office 1.   Not available Not available
ID18-1407 1  Action ItemCONTINUED HEARING to consider Pre-zone Application No. R-17-019 and related Environmental Assessment No. R-17-019. This application pertains to ±39.3 acres of property located on the north and south sides of West Clinton Avenue between North Hayes and North Polk Avenues (Council District 3-Baines). 1. ADOPT the Mitigated Negative Declaration prepared for Environmental Assessment No. R17-019 dated September 28, 2018. 2. BILL (for introduction and adoption) - Approving Pre-zone Application No. R-17-019 pertaining to property north of West Clinton Avenue which proposes to amend the Official Zone Map from the Fresno County RR (Rural Residential) zone district to the City of Fresno RS-5/UGM (Residential Single Family, Medium Density/Urban Growth Management-14.64 acres) and the RS-4/UGM (Residential Single Family, Medium Low Density -20 acres) zone districts and that portion south of Clinton Avenue from County R-R (Rural Residential) zone district to the RS-5/UGM/cz (Residential Single Family, Medium Density/Urban Growth Management, conditions of zoning   Not available Not available
ID18-1496 1  Action ItemHEARING to consider of Plan Amendment and Rezone Application No. P18-03514, Development Code Text Amendment Application No. P18-03517 , and related Environmental Finding filed by the Development and Resource Management Department Director pertaining to 207 acres within the City of Fresno: 1. ADOPT Environmental Assessment No. P18-03514, an Addendum to Final Master Environmental Impact Report SCH No. 2012111015 (MEIR) certified by the Fresno City Council on December 18, 2014 for the Fresno General Plan and Development Code, and to Program Environmental Impact Report SCH No. 2012041009 certified by the Fresno City Council on October 20, 2016 for the Downtown Plans and Code pursuant to California Environmental Quality Act Guidelines Sections 15162 and 15164. 2. RESOLUTION - Approving Plan Amendment Application No. P18-03514, pertaining to approximately 207 acres (sites 1-10 and 12-17 as described in Exhibit A), to amend the Fresno General Plan Land Use Map (Figure LU-1), the Bullard, Fresno High, McLane, Hoover, Woodward and Downtown Neighborhoods Community Plans, the Tower District   Not available Not available
ID18-1459 1  Action ItemHEARING to consider General Plan Text Amendment Application No. P18-3553 and related Environmental Finding initiated by the Fresno City Council on March 3, 2017 through Council Resolution No. 2017-61 pertaining to all prime farmland, unique farmland or farmland of statewide importance within the sphere of influence of the City of Fresno 1. ADOPT Environmental Assessment No. P18-03553, an Addendum to Final Master Environmental Impact Report SCH No. 2012111015 (MEIR) certified by the Fresno City Council on December 18, 2014 for the Fresno General Plan and Development Code, and to Program Environmental Impact Report SCH No. 2017031012 certified by the Fresno City Council on October 26, 2017 for the Southwest Fresno Specific Plan pursuant to California Environmental Quality Act Guidelines Sections 15162 and 15164. 2. RESOLUTION - Approving the General Plan Text Amendment No. P18-03553 amending Farmland Preservation Program Policy RC-9-c, as described in Exhibit A.   Not available Not available
ID18-1483 1  Discussion ItemAppearance by Mr. J.D. McCubbin to request an explanation of the procedure of evacuating the City in case of an emergency   Not available Not available
ID18-1518 14-B Action ItemActions pertaining to Commercial Cannabis Activity: 1. Adopt a finding of statutory exemption to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to Section 26055(h) of the California Business and Professions Code. 2. ***RESOLUTION - Setting cannabis business license tax rates. (Subject to Mayor’s veto) 3. BILL - (for introduction) Adding Article 33 to Chapter 9 of the Fresno Municipal Code relating to Medicinal Cannabis Retail Business and Commercial Cannabis Business. 4. BILL - (for introduction) Adding Article 34 to Chapter 9 of the Fresno Municipal Code relating to Adult Use and Medicinal Cannabis Retail Business and Commercial Cannabis Business.   Not available Not available
ID18-1434 13-A Action ItemAuthorize the City of Fresno to enter in to a three year agreement with California State University, Fresno for $721,672.74 to provide police services at California State University, Fresno events. (Council District 4)   Not available Not available
ID18-1472 13-B Action ItemApprove award of a requirements contract to Urban Solar, Inc., an Oregon-based corporation, to purchase bus stop solar powered lighting in the amount of $547,703.19 (Citywide)   Not available Not available
ID18-1403 13-D Action Item***RESOLUTION - 546th Amendment to the Master Fee Schedule (MFS) Resolution No. 80-420 to Add, Adjust, Revise or Delete Various Fees (Subject to Mayor’s veto)   Not available Not available
ID18-1382 13-E Action ItemActions pertaining to the sale of approximately ±3.39 acres of vacant land at the intersection of Ventura Avenue and South 7th Street (APN 470-052-01T, 470-052-02T, 470-052-03T) to MM Shirin Properties, LLC.: 1. Adopt a finding of Categorical Exemption pursuant to Section 15301/Class 1, Section 15312/Class 12, and Section 15332/Class 32 of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines. 2. Approve the Disposition and Development Agreement with MM Shirin Properties, LLC for the sale of approximately ±3.39 acres of vacant land at the intersection of Ventura Avenue and South 7th Street (APN 470-052-01T, 470-052-02T, 470-052-03T) to MM Shirin Properties, LLC for $575,000 (District 5)   Not available Not available
ID18-1473 13-F Action ItemActions pertaining to the Street Lighting Improvements on Blackstone and Abby Avenues from Divisadero to Shields Avenues - Project Bid File No. 3583 (Council Districts 1, 3, and 7) 1. Adopt finding of a Categorical Exemption pursuant to Class 1 Section 15301(c) (existing facilities) of the California Environmental Quality Act Guidelines for the Street Lighting Improvements on Blackstone and Abby Avenues from Divisadero to Shields Avenues. 2. Award a construction contract to Sebastian of Fresno, California, in the amount of $1,103,000 for the Street Lighting Improvements on Blackstone and Abby Avenues from Divisadero to Shields Avenues.   Not available Not available
ID18-1476 13-G Action ItemActions pertaining to the McKinley and Blackstone Traffic Signal Modification and Railroad Improvement - Bid File 3619 (Council Districts 1 and 7) 1. Adopt a finding of Categorical Exemption per staff’s determination, pursuant to Section 15301(c) of the California Environmental Quality Act Guidelines (CEQA) 2. Award a Construction Contract to American Paving Co., of Fresno, CA in the amount of $956,015.50   Not available Not available
ID18-1315 13-H Action ItemWORKSHOP - Impact Fee Waiver   Not available Not available
ID18-1457 13-I Action ItemApprove a $2,568,000 HOME Investment Partnerships, Community Housing Development Organization Program Agreement with Self-Help Enterprises for the construction of the proposed Annadale Commons Apartments, a 40-unit affordable senior rental housing project at Annadale Avenue and Elm Avenue in southwest Fresno   Not available Not available
ID18-1475 13-J Action ItemActions related to entering into three Funding Agreements totaling $4,309,448 with the Fresno County Transportation Authority for 2018/19 Measure “C” New Technology Reserve Grant Program for Advance Transit and Transportation Projects: 1. Adopt a finding of Class 6 Categorical Exemption per staff determination, pursuant to Section 15306 of the CEQA Guidelines for a Microtransit Pilot Project. 2. Adopt a finding of a Class 1 Categorical Exemption per staff determination, pursuant to Section 15301(c) of the CEQA Guidelines for an Adaptive Signal Control Technology system in Downtown Fresno along Fresno Street, Van Ness and the Downtown Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) corridor. 3. Adopt a finding of Class 22 Categorical Exemption per staff determination, pursuant to Section 15322 of the CEQA Guidelines for an Advance Propulsion Systems Training Program. 4. Approve three Funding Agreements with the Fresno County Transportation Authority for 2018/19 Measure “C” New Technology Reserve Grant Program for Advance Transit and Transportation Projects, totaling $4,309,448 for the three projects named a   Not available Not available
ID18-1464 13-K Action ItemActions pertaining to the Police Department Southeast (PDSE) Substation (Council District 5) 1. Adopt Finding of Conformity to Master Environmental Impact Report (MEIR) SCH No. 2012111015 2. ***RESOLUTION - 22nd Amendment to the Annual Appropriations Resolution (AAR) appropriating $1,200,000 for the construction of the PDSE Substation (Requires 5 affirmative votes) (Subject to Mayor’s veto) 3. Award a construction contract to Klassen Corporation of Bakersfield, CA in the amount of $6,405,000, for the Base Bid amount of $6,515,000 less the two deductive alternates totaling ($110,000), for the PDSE Substation Bid File 3599   Not available Not available
ID18-1516 14-A Action Item***RESOLUTION - Directing an audit of homeless services funded by the City. (Subject to Mayor’s veto)   Not available Not available
ID18-1402 15-A Closed Session ItemCONFERENCE WITH REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATOR - Government Code Section 54956.8 Property: APN 438-021-92T, 35T, 93T, and 60T, and 438-062-37T and 53T Negotiating Parties: City Manager Wilma Quan-Schecter, Central Valley Community Sports Foundation   Not available Not available
ID18-1517 15-B Closed Session ItemCONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL-EXISTING LITIGATION - Government Code Section 54956.9, subdivision (d)(1) 1. South Central Neighbors United v. City of Fresno et al. - Fresno County Superior Court, Case No. 18CECG00690   Not available Not available