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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final-revised
Meeting date/time: 7/25/2019 9:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
Regular Meeting
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ID19-1959 1  MinutesApproval of amended minutes for June 10, 2019.approved as amendedPass Action details Not available
ID19-1400 1  MinutesApproval of minutes for June 27, 2019approvedPass Action details Not available
ID19-1958 1  Ceremonial ItemPresentation of the SPCA Pet of the Monthpresented  Action details Not available
ID19-1960 1  Ceremonial ItemProclamation of “Paige Morales Day”presented  Action details Not available
ID19-11040 1  Ceremonial ItemProclaiming the Month of July as "CITY OF FRESNO PARKS AND RECREATION MONTH""presented  Action details Not available
ID19-1762 11-B Action ItemRESOLUTION - Approving the Submittal of Functional Classification Changes for Local Streets and Roads to the California Department of Transportation (Council Districts 3 and 7).continued  Action details Not available
ID19-1857 11-C Action ItemReject all bids for the Maroa Heights Phase II Water Main Replacement Project - Bid File 3640 (Council District 2 and Fresno County)approved  Action details Not available
ID19-1942 11-D Action ItemActions pertaining to Resolution of Intent Number 1131-D to vacate Elgin Avenue and North James Street between Golden State Boulevard and State Route 99; and setting the public hearing for August 15, 2019 at 10:00 A.M. (Council District 2) 1. Adopt a finding of Mitigated Negative Declaration for Environmental Assessment Number TPM-2017-12 (Document Number E201810000248) per staff determination under Sections 15065 and 15177 of the California Environmental Quality Act and Public Resource Code 21157.1 and 21157.6 (b)(1) 2. RESOLUTION - Adopt the attached Resolution of Intent Number 1131-D to vacate Elgin Avenue and North James Street between Golden State Boulevard and State Route 99approved  Action details Not available
ID19-1943 11-E Action ItemRESOLUTION - Of Intention to annex Final Tract Map No. 5631 as Annexation No. 101 to the City of Fresno Community Facilities District No. 11 and to Authorize the Levy of Special Taxes; and setting the public hearing for August 22, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. (west side of North Polk Avenue between West Gettysburg and Ashlan Avenues) (Council District 1)adopted  Action details Not available
ID19-1945 11-F Action ItemRESOLUTION - Of Intention to Annex the territory known as Assessor’s Parcel Number 330-021-03 as Annexation No. 40 to the City of Fresno Community Facilities District No. 9 and to Authorize the Levy of Special Taxes; and setting the public hearing for August 22, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. (R-P East Investments Development) (east side of South East Avenue north of East Central Avenue) (Council District 3)continued  Action details Not available
ID19-1941 11-G Action ItemActions pertaining to dual jurisdiction construction projects between the County of Fresno and the City of Fresno for the improvement, repair or maintenance of roads and associated traffic signals, bridges and facilities (Citywide) 1. Approve the Master Dual Jurisdiction Cooperative Agreement between the County of Fresno and the City of Fresno and authorize the Public Works Director to execute the agreement on behalf of the City 2. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the Public Works Director to execute Project Specific Supplement Agreements pursuant to Master Dual Jurisdiction Cooperative Agreement with the County of Fresno for dual jurisdiction road construction projects   Action details Not available
ID19-1968 11-H Action ItemRESOLUTION - Authorizing the Submission of the Travel by Trail, Fresno! Trail Network Wayfinding, Promotion and Connectivity Plan to the California Department of Transportation for the 2019-20 Sustainable Transportation Planning Grant Program Call for Projects and Authorizing the Execution of Restricted Grant Agreements and Amendments for the Project with the California Department of Transportation by the Public Works Director or Designee (Citywide)adopted  Action details Not available
ID19-1989 11-I Action ItemRESOLUTION - Of Intention to annex Final Tract Map No. 6211 as Annexation No. 104 to the City of Fresno Community Facilities District No. 11 and to Authorize the Levy of Special Taxes; and setting the public hearing for August 22, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. (west side of North Millbrook Avenue, south of East Nees Avenue) (Council District 6)adopted  Action details Not available
ID19-1992 11-J Action ItemApprove an Agreement with Pacific Gas and Electric Company in the amount of $62,099.06 to Install Applicant Requested Common Special Facilities for the installation of a new service connection for the Veterans Boulevard Project at the intersection of Veterans Boulevard and Bullard Avenue (Council District 2)approved  Action details Not available
ID19-1994 11-K Action ItemApprove a substitution of a listed Subcontractor DL Masonry, for Construct Well Site Improvements at Pump Station 210A (Council District 1)approved  Action details Not available
ID19-1865 11-L Action ItemRESOLUTION - To claim funds of $3,434.83 for uncashed checks dated January 02, 2015, through December 30, 2015, and $470.00 for two bond deposits dating from 2002, and 2006, and transfer said funds from “Special Fund” 63539 to the General Fund 10101adopted  Action details Not available
ID19-11009 11-M Action ItemBILL - (for introduction) - Amending Sections 1-302, 1-305(d), 7-910(b), 10-704(b), 10-1602(a), 10-1609, and 11-304(c) of the Fresno Municipal Code related to code enforcement.approved  Action details Not available
ID19-1949 11-N AppointmentApprove the re-appointment of Jack Tracy to the Civil Service Board and the appointment of Don Priest to the Fresno-Clovis Community Media Authority (JPA)approved  Action details Not available
ID19-1954 11-O Action ItemApprove a (3) three year requirements contract with the possibility of (2) two one year extensions for Cost Allocation Plan (CAP) and Indirect Cost Rate Proposal (ICRP) services in the amount of $23,000 per year with MGT of America, Inc.approved  Action details Not available
ID19-1964 11-P Action ItemApprove a 10-year agreement with Cen Cal Business Finance Group, Inc. (Cen Cal) to administer the Revolving Loan Fund (RLF) Program   Action details Not available
ID19-1966 11-Q Action ItemApprove the 2019 Administrative Plan for the City of Fresno’s Revolving Loan Fund Program   Action details Not available
ID19-1969 21-R Action Item***RESOLUTION 1st Amendment to the Position Authorization Resolution (PAR) No. 2019-134 adding one (1) position to the Retirement Division, effective July 29, 2019 (Subject to Mayor’s Veto)adopted  Action details Not available
ID19-1963 11-S Action ItemRESOLUTION - Of Intention by the Council of the City of Fresno, California, to grant a Non-Exclusive Franchise for roll-off collection services within the City of Fresno and setting the public hearing for September 19, 2019 (Citywide)   Action details Not available
ID19-11001 11-T Action ItemActions pertaining to the cleaning and dewatering of Digester 6 at the Fresno/Clovis Regional Wastewater Reclamation Facility (Bid File 3674) (Council District 3): 1. Adopt a finding of Categorical Exemption pursuant to Class 1, Section 15301 (Existing Facilities) of the California Environmental Quality Act Guidelines 2. Award a construction contract to Wastewater Solids Management Inc., in the amount of $196,960 3. Authorize the Director of Public Utilities, or designee, to sign the agreement on behalf of the City of Fresnoapproved  Action details Not available
ID19-11002 11-U Action ItemActions pertaining to the cleaning and dewatering of Digester 8 at the Fresno/Clovis Regional Wastewater Reclamation Facility (Bid File 3673) (Council District 3): 1. Adopt a finding of Categorical Exemption pursuant to Class 1, Section 15301 (Existing Facilities) of the California Environmental Quality Act Guidelines 2. Award a construction contract to Wastewater Solids Management Inc., in the amount of $196,960 3. Authorize the Director of Public Utilities, or designee, to sign the agreement on behalf of the City of Fresnoapproved  Action details Not available
ID19-1993 11-V Action ItemAward a consultant services agreement to Blair, Church & Flynn Consulting Engineers in an amount of not to exceed $131,700 for the design of Recycled Water Extension to West Creek Village/Martin Luther King Activity Center (Council District 3 and Fresno County)approved  Action details Not available
ID19-1971 11-W ResolutionActions pertaining to the property located on the southeast corner of Broadway and Elizabeth APN 452-114-34T (Property): 1. ***RESOLUTION - approving the Application of Lowell Community Development Corporation for Statewide Park Development and Community Revitalization Program Grant funds and stating intention to accept project and contract obligations upon successful completion of project and State’s approval of the transfer should the Grant be awarded (Subject to Mayor’s Veto) 2. Approve Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the City of Fresno and Lowell Community Development Corporation for operations and maintenance of the park upon completion 3. Authorize the City Manager to take all actions and execute all documents necessary to facilitate the Proposition 68 application and associated park development consistent with the MOUadopted  Action details Not available
ID19-1974 11-X Action ItemActions pertaining to Senior Hot Meals Program: 1. Authorize Annual Renewal of Site Management Contract No. 20-0310 Title III C1 Nutrition Site Management (Senior Hot Meals Program) with Fresno-Madera Area Agency on Aging (FMAAA); 2. Authorize the Interim PARCS Director or Designee to Execute the Contract and Sign All Necessary Documents.approved  Action details Not available
ID19-1961 11-Y Action ItemActions pertaining to the 2019/2020 Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) grant 1. Authorize the Chief of Police to accept $100,000 in grant funding for the 2019/2020 Alcoholic Beverage Control grant awarded to the Fresno Police Department from the State of California Alcoholic Beverage Control and execute the agreement and all related documents applicable to the 2019/2020 grant. 2. ***RESOLUTION - Authorizing acceptance of the grant award from the State of California Alcoholic Beverage Control for the Fresno Police Department’s 2019/2020 Grant Assistance Program. (Subject to Mayor’s veto)adopted  Action details Not available
ID19-1975 11-Z Action ItemActions related to submitting an application to the State of Good Repair Program for funding to replace the City’s bus wash and vacuum systems: 1. Adopt a finding of Class 1 Categorical Exemption for Existing Facilities pursuant to the CEQA Guidelines. 2. RESOLUTION - Authorizing Application for and Acceptance of Funding from the California State of Good Repair (SGR) Program, Approving the Associated FY 2019-20 Project List, and Authorizing Execution of Certifications and Assurances   Action details Not available
ID19-11047 11-AA AppointmentApprove the appointment of Daniel Brannick to the District 1 Plan Implementation Committee and the appointment of Alex Belanger to the Capital Projects Oversight Board.approved  Action details Not available
ID19-11049 11-BB OrdinanceBILL - (For introduction) Amending Section 3-125 to the Fresno Municipal Code relating to stipends for city council internship.   Action details Not available
ID19-11030 1  Discussion ItemPresentation by The Gualco Group, Inc.presented  Action details Not available
ID19-1977 1  Action ItemHEARING to consider the proposed Annual Assessment for the City of Fresno Landscaping and Lighting Maintenance District No. 1 (Citywide) 1. ***RESOLUTION - Confirming the diagram and assessment and levy of annual assessment, 2019-2020, for Landscaping and Lighting District No. 1 (Subject to Mayor’s Veto)adoptedPass Action details Not available
ID19-1951 1  Action ItemWORKSHOP - Fresno Grizzlies Community Engagementpresented  Action details Not available
ID19-1957 1  Action ItemApprove a consultant services agreement with Campbell Strategy and Advocacy, LLC., for an amount not to exceed $180,000 for Professional Lobbying and Consulting Services in California.approved as amendedPass Action details Not available
ID19-1956 1  Discussion ItemAppearance by Jezrell L. II Crawford to cordially invite the City Council to the Black Spiritual Consulate (BSC) meeting (Speaker resides in District 6)   Action details Not available
ID19-1948 1  Discussion ItemAppearance by Gonzalo Arambula to discuss C.P.S. and Child Support Issues   Action details Not available
ID19-11017 1  Discussion ItemAppearance by Amber Hillman to express concern regarding the homeless, City parks, public safety and Code Enforcement (Speaker resides in District 3)   Action details Not available
ID19-11018 1  Discussion ItemAppearance by Megan Antijunti to express her concern regarding code enforcement issues. (Speaker resides in District 3)   Action details Not available
ID19-1995 1  Discussion ItemAppearance by Sharon Rodriguez to discuss the parking issues around the Veterans Hospital (Speaker resides in District 7)   Action details Not available
ID19-11012 1  Discussion ItemAppearance by Mary Padilla to discuss the Advance Peace Proposal. (Speaker resides in District 2)   Action details Not available
ID19-1776 13-B Action ItemWORKSHOP - Shared Mobility Devicespresented  Action details Not available
ID19-1941 11-G Action ItemActions pertaining to dual jurisdiction construction projects between the County of Fresno and the City of Fresno for the improvement, repair or maintenance of roads and associated traffic signals, bridges and facilities (Citywide) 1. Approve the Master Dual Jurisdiction Cooperative Agreement between the County of Fresno and the City of Fresno and authorize the Public Works Director to execute the agreement on behalf of the City 2. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the Public Works Director to execute Project Specific Supplement Agreements pursuant to Master Dual Jurisdiction Cooperative Agreement with the County of Fresno for dual jurisdiction road construction projectsadoptedPass Action details Not available
ID19-1964 11-P Action ItemApprove a 10-year agreement with Cen Cal Business Finance Group, Inc. (Cen Cal) to administer the Revolving Loan Fund (RLF) ProgramcontinuedPass Action details Not available
ID19-1966 11-Q Action ItemApprove the 2019 Administrative Plan for the City of Fresno’s Revolving Loan Fund ProgramcontinuedPass Action details Not available
ID19-1963 11-S Action ItemRESOLUTION - Of Intention by the Council of the City of Fresno, California, to grant a Non-Exclusive Franchise for roll-off collection services within the City of Fresno and setting the public hearing for September 19, 2019 (Citywide)adoptedPass Action details Not available
ID19-1975 11-Z Action ItemActions related to submitting an application to the State of Good Repair Program for funding to replace the City’s bus wash and vacuum systems: 1. Adopt a finding of Class 1 Categorical Exemption for Existing Facilities pursuant to the CEQA Guidelines. 2. RESOLUTION - Authorizing Application for and Acceptance of Funding from the California State of Good Repair (SGR) Program, Approving the Associated FY 2019-20 Project List, and Authorizing Execution of Certifications and AssurancesadoptedPass Action details Not available
ID19-1940 1  Action ItemHEARING to Consider Plan Amendment Application No. P18-03569, Rezone Application No. P18-03569, Modification of Zoning Conditions Application No. P18-03569 and related Environmental Assessment No. P18-03659 filed by Jeff Roberts of Assemi Group, Inc. These applications pertain to approximately 6.9 acres of property located on the corner of North Colonial and West San Jose Avenues. (Council District 2) 1. ADOPT CEQA Environmental Assessment No, P18-03569, a Mitigated Negative Declaration dated May 22, 2019. 2. RESOLUTION - Approving Plan Amendment Application No. P18-03569 proposing to amend the Fresno General Plan and the Bullard Community Plan planned land use for ±1.0 acre of property at the northeast corner of North Colonial and West San Jose Avenues from Residential Medium Density to Regional Mixed-Use. 3. BILL (For introduction and adoption) - Approving Rezone Application No. P18-03569 requesting authorization to rezone ±1.0 acre of property at the northeast corner of North Colonial and West San Jose Avenues from RS-5/EQ (Residential Single Family/Equine Overlay) to RMX (RegiadoptedPass Action details Not available
ID19-1919 23-A Action ItemApprove Agreement with Kingsview Corporation in the amount of $671,947 for homeless outreach and assessment servicesapprovedPass Action details Not available
ID19-1985 13-C Discussion ItemActions pertaining to the 2017 Transformative Climate Communities (TCC) Grant and Transform Fresno Plan project regarding the Inside Out Community Garden: 1. Adopt a finding that the project is categorically exempt from CEQA pursuant to the Class 4 Categorical Exemption set forth in CEQA Guidelines Section 15304(b); and 2. Approve a Sub-Recipient Agreement with Fresno Economic Opportunities Commission (EOC) for the Inside Out Community Garden totaling $98,000.approvedPass Action details Not available
ID19-1987 13-D Discussion ItemActions pertaining to the 2017 Transformative Climate Communities (TCC) Grant and Transform Fresno Plan project regarding the Chinatown Urban Greening Project: 1. Adopt a finding that the project is categorically exempt from CEQA pursuant to the Class 1, Class 2, and Class 4 Categorical Exemptions set forth in CEQA Guidelines Section 15301, 15302, and 15304(b). 2. Approve a Sub-Recipient Agreement with the City of Fresno Department of Public Works for Chinatown Urban Greening Project totaling $7,943,598; and 3. ***RESOLUTION - 2nd amendment to the Annual Appropriation Resolution (AAR) No. 2019-133 appropriating $331,500 from the TCC Grant (Requires 5 affirmative votes) (Subject to Mayor’s veto).adoptedPass Action details Not available
ID19-1988 13-E Discussion ItemApprove a Sub-Recipient Agreement with United States Green Building Council Central California for the Community Engagement Plan (CEP) - Southwest Green Trails Project totaling $138,540 pertaining to the 2017 Transformative Climate Communities grant and Transform Fresno plan.approvedPass Action details Not available
ID19-1947 13-F Action ItemActions related to the construction of the Buffer Median Island Bus Stop Upgrades Project: 1. Adopt a finding of Categorical Exemption pursuant to Section 15301/Class 1 of the California Environmental Quality Act Guidelines; 2. Award a construction contract to JT2, Inc., dba Todd Companies, of Visalia, California, in the amount of $1,581,517.00 for the construction of the Buffer Median Island Bus Stop Upgrades Project (Bid File 3616)approvedPass Action details Not available
ID19-1967 13-G Action ItemActions pertaining to the comprehensive administration of the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) programs 1. Approve a First Amendment to the Consulting Services Agreement with Michael Baker International in the amount not to exceed $226,000 for ongoing consultant services through June 30, 2020; and 2. Approve Second Amendment to Consulting Services Agreement with Usona Development, LLC in the amount not to exceed $609,020 for ongoing consultant services through June 30, 2020; 3. Authorize the Planning and Development Department Director, or designee, to sign the amendments on behalf of the City of Fresno.continuedPass Action details Not available
ID19-11003 13-H Action ItemActions pertaining to Permanent Asphalt Concrete Pavement Repairs (Bid File 9506) (Citywide): 1. Adopt a finding of Categorical Exemption pursuant to Class 1/Section 15301 (Existing Facilities), Class 2/Section 15302 (Replacement and Reconstruction), Class 3/Section 15303 (New Construction or Conversion of Small Structures), and Class 4/Section 15304 (Minor Alterations to Land) of the California Environmental Quality Act Guidelines 2. Award a one-year requirements contract to Dawson-Mauldin LLC., in the amount of $1,426,100 for Fiscal Year 2020, with provisions for up to three one-year extensionsapprovedPass Action details Not available
ID19-1946 13-I Action ItemActions related to Funding Agreements with the Fresno County Transportation Authority and Caltrans for 2018/19 Pilot Litter Abatement Program 1. Approve Funding Agreement with the Fresno County Transportation Authority for 2018/19 Pilot Litter Abatement Program for $100,000 2. Approve Delegated Maintenance Agreement with the Department of Transportation for 2018/19 Program Function Roadside Litter/Debris Pickup for $200,000 3. ***RESOLUTION - 1st Amendment to the Annual Appropriations Resolution No. 2019-133 Appropriating $210,000 for the Freeway Litter Control Abatement Project (Requires 5 affirmative votes) (Subject to Mayor’s veto)adoptedPass Action details Not available
ID19-11043 14-A Action ItemBILL - (for introduction) Adding Section 4-203 to the Fresno Municipal Code concerning the disposition of real property.   Action details Not available
ID19-11050 14-B Resolution***RESOLUTION - Amending the Transparency in City Government Act to Prohibit Retroactive Raises and Raises After an Employee Has Given Notice (Subject to Mayor’s Veto)adopted as amendedPass Action details Not available
ID19-1983 15-A Closed Session ItemCONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORS - Government Code Section 54957.6 City Negotiators: Jeffrey Cardell, Ken Phillips Employee Organizations: 1. International Union of Operating Engineers, Stationary Engineers, Local 39 (Local 39) 2. Fresno City Employees Association (FCEA) 3. Fresno Police Officers Association (FPOA Basic) 4. International Association of Firefighters, Local 753, Unit 5 (Fire Basic) 5. Amalgamated Transit Union, Local 1027 (ATU) 6. International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 100 (IBEW) 7. Fresno Police Officers Association (FPOA Management) 8. International Association of Firefighters, Local 753, Unit 10 (Fire Management) 9. City of Fresno Professional Employees Association (CFPEA) 10. City of Fresno Management Employees Association (CFMEA) 11. Operating Engineers, Local Union No. 3, Fresno Airport Public Safety Supervisors (FAPSS) 12. Operating Engineers, Local Union No. 3, Fresno Airport Public Safety Officers (FAPSO)   Action details Not available
ID19-1991 15-B Closed Session ItemCONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL-EXISTING LITIGATION - Government Code Section 54956.9, subdivision (d)(1) 1. Estate of Casimero Casillas, et al. v. City of Fresno, et al.’ United States District Court Case No.: 1:16-CV-01042 AWI SAB (Fresno Police Department).   Action details Not available
ID19-11008 15-C Closed Session ItemCONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL-EXISTING LITIGATION - Government Code Section 54956.9, subdivision (d)(1) 1. Ana Ramirez-Vela, et al. v. City of Fresno, et al.; Fresno Superior Court Case No.: 16CECG03001 (Fire Department).   Action details Not available
ID19-11014 15-D Closed Session ItemCONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL-EXISTING LITIGATION - Government Code Section 54956.9, subdivision (d)(1) 1. Jeannette DeMoss, et al. v. City of Fresno, et al.; Fresno Superior Court Case No.: 18CECG01679 (Fresno Police Department).   Action details Not available
ID19-11028 15-E Closed Session ItemPUBLIC EMPLOYEE PERFORMANCE EVALUATION - Government Code Section 54957 Title: City Attorney   Action details Not available
ID19-11036 15-F Closed Session ItemCONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORS - Government Code Section 54957. City Negotiator(s): Council President Paul Caprioglio; Unrepresented Employee: City Attorney   Action details Not available
ID19-11057 15-G Closed Session ItemCONFERENCE WITH REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATOR - Government Code Section 54956.8 Property involving land within the City’s North Fulton District Real Estate Resources as described in the Exclusive Negotiation Agreement by and between City of Fresno and Tutelian & Company, Inc., for North Fulton Mall Development Opportunities Negotiating Parties: City Manager, Tutelian & Company, Inc.   Action details Not available