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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 8/15/2019 9:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
Regular Meeting
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
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ID19-11088 1  Action ItemApproval of minutes for July 25, 2019.approvedPass Action details Not available
ID19-11124 1  Ceremonial ItemProclamation of “Ralph Tobar Rodriguez Day with American Legion 509”presented  Action details Not available
ID19-1999 1  Ceremonial ItemProclamation of “Breastfeeding Awareness Month”presented  Action details Not available
ID19-11031 1  Ceremonial ItemProclamation of “Leo Zavala Day”presented  Action details Not available
ID19-11140 1  Ceremonial ItemPresentation of a Certificate of Recognition to “District 1 Intern Pawan Brar”presented  Action details Not available
ID19-11006 11-A Action ItemAward a three year Services Contract for Janitorial Services at City of Fresno’s Regional Wastewater Reclamation Facility (RWRF) to Geil Enterprises, Inc., in the amount not to exceed $141,222 per year, with provision for up to two one-year extensions (Bid File 9470) (Citywide)approved  Action details Not available
ID19-11067 11-B Action ItemActions related to revising the City’s Fats Oils and Grease (FOG) Program requirements for sewage and water disposal and related Fresno Municipal Code (FMC) sections: 1. Adopt findings of Categorical Exemption pursuant to sections 15307/Class7 and 15308 Class/8 of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines 2. ***BILL - (For introduction) - Amending Fresno Municipal Code sections 6-302, 6-320, 6-321.1, 6-323, 6-327, 6-335, and 6-336 (All Council Districts)(Subject to Mayor’s Veto)approved  Action details Not available
ID19-11076 11-C Action ItemRESOLUTION - To authorize submittal of applications to The Recycling Partnership for payment programs and related authorizations (Citywide)adopted  Action details Not available
ID19-11077 11-D Action ItemBILL - (for Introduction) - Granting a non-exclusive roll-off franchise for roll-off collection within the City of Fresno to HD Matthews Demolition & Excavation, in preparation for a public hearing on the matter and final vote to approve the Non-Exclusive Roll-Off Franchise on September 19, 2019 (Citywide)approved  Action details Not available
ID19-11083 11-E Action ItemApprove the Second Amendment to the professional consultant agreement with Stantec Architecture, Inc., to provide design and engineering services, plan check, and any construction administration for the replacement of HVAC equipment for the Department of Transportation Administration Building as a stand-alone construction project in the amount of $56,077.00 and authorize the Director of Transportation or designee to execute all related documentsapproved  Action details Not available
ID19-11085 11-F Action ItemApprove the award of a purchase contract to Fresno Truck Center of Fresno, California, for the purchase of two Freightliner M2 106 cab and chassis trucks in the amount of $187,551 (Bid File 3670)approved  Action details Not available
ID19-11068 11-G ResolutionRESOLUTION - Of Intention to annex Final Tract Map No. 5587 as Annexation No. 100 to the City of Fresno Community Facilities District No. 11 and to Authorize the Levy of Special Taxes; and setting the public hearing for September 19, 2019 at 10:05 a.m. (northwest corner of West McKinley and North Brawley Avenues) (Council District 3)adopted  Action details Not available
ID19-11070 11-H ResolutionRESOLUTION - 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 September 19, 2019 at 10:05 a.m. (R-P East Investments Development) (east side of South East Avenue north of East Central Avenue) (Council District 3)adopted  Action details Not available
ID19-11079 11-I Action ItemApprove an agreement for Professional Engineering Services with Kittelson & Associates, Inc., for $199,905 for the Systemic Safety Analysis Report Program to evaluate the roadway networks within the City of Fresno (Citywide)approved  Action details Not available
ID19-11081 11-J Action ItemRESOLUTION - Of Intention to annex Final Tract Map No. 6214 as Annexation No. 103 to the City of Fresno Community Facilities District No. 11 and to Authorize the Levy of Special Taxes; and setting the public hearing for September 19, 2019 at 10:05 a.m. (property surrounded by East Clinton, North Armstrong, East McKinley, and North Fowler Avenues) (Council District 4)adopted  Action details Not available
ID19-11071 11-K Action ItemApprove a 10-year agreement with Cen Cal Business Finance Group, Inc. (Cen Cal) to administer the Revolving Loan Fund (RLF) Programcontinued  Action details Not available
ID19-11072 11-L Action ItemApprove the 2019 Administrative Plan for the City of Fresno’s Revolving Loan Fund Programcontinued  Action details Not available
ID19-11075 11-M Ordinance***BILL NO. B-18 - (Intro. 7/25/2019) (For adoption) - 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. (Subject to Mayor’s veto)adopted  Action details Not available
ID19-1923 31-N Action ItemApprove a requirements contract to Sequoia Western, in an amount not to exceed $350,000 for weed and public nuisance abatement services.continued  Action details Not available
ID19-11123 11-O AppointmentApprove the reappointment of Susan Smith to the Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committeeapproved  Action details Not available
ID19-11136 11-P AppointmentApprove the appointments of Dillon Savory and Ryan Kenny to the District 1 Project Review Committeeapproved  Action details Not available
ID19-11129 11-Q Action ItemConsider approval for a Council override vote of Resolution No. 2019-155 vetoed by Mayor Brand on August 5, 2019 (Council action to override Mayoral veto requires 5 affirmative votes) 1. RESOLUTION NO. 2019-155 - Amending the Transparency in City Government Act to Prohibit Retroactive Raises and Raises After an Employee Has Given Noticeapproved  Action details Not available
ID19-11078 1  Action ItemHEARING - To vacate Elgin Avenue and North James Street between Golden State Boulevard and State Route 99 (Council District 2) 1. ***RESOLUTION - Ordering the vacation of Elgin Avenue and North James Street between Golden State Boulevard and State Route 99 (Subject to Mayor’s Veto)adoptedPass Action details Not available
ID19-1970 1 TEFRA Hearing - CSCDA - Pleasant Village ApartmentsAction ItemTEFRA HEARING - To hear and consider information concerning the proposed issuance of Multifamily Housing Revenue Bonds by California Statewide Communities Development Authority for the purpose of financing or refinancing the acquisition, rehabilitation, improvement and equipping of Pleasant Village Apartments 1. ***RESOLUTION - Approving the issuance by the California Statewide Communities Development Authority of Multifamily Housing Revenue Bonds, in an aggregate principal amount not to exceed $15 million for the purpose of financing or refinancing the acquisition, rehabilitation, improvement and equipping of Pleasant Village Apartments and certain other matters relating thereto (Subject to Mayor’s veto).adoptedPass Action details Not available
ID19-11059 1  Discussion ItemAppearance by Daniel Lorente to discuss the desecration of his younger brother, USMC Cpl. Farrell Gilliam’s burial site at Mountain View Cemetery. (Speaker resides in District 1) (Cemetery located in District 3)   Action details Not available
ID19-11094 1  Discussion ItemAppearance by Marylou Padilla to discuss the elimination of the violence in video games (Speaker resides in District 2)   Action details Not available
ID19-11046 1  Action ItemCONTINUED HEARING to consider Plan Amendment and Rezone Application No. P18-03582, Conditional Use Permit Application No. P18-03583 and Environmental Impact Report (EIR) State Clearinghouse (SCH) No. 2018111043 as part of a City-initiated Plan Amendment and Rezone pursuant to Fresno Municipal Code (FMC) Section 15-5803: (Council District 3) 1. RESOLUTION - Certifying Final EIR SCH No. 2018111043 for the Relocation of the Darling Rendering Plant; and, a. ADOPT Findings of Fact as required by Public Resources Code Section 21082(a) and CEQA Guidelines, Section 15091; and, b. APPROVE a Mitigation Monitoring and Reporting Program as required by Public Resources Code Section 21081.6 and CEQA Guidelines Section 15092; and, c. ADOPT the Statement of Overriding Considerations as required by Public Resources Code, Section 21081(b) and CEQA Guidelines, Section 15093. 2. RESOLUTION - Approving Plan Amendment Application No. P18-03582 proposing to amend the Fresno General Plan from the Public Facilities planned land use designation to the Heavy Industrial planned land use designation 3. adoptedPass Action details Not available
ID19-11117 1  Action ItemConsider a 2nd Amendment to the Disposition and Development Agreement between the City of Fresno, the City of Fresno in its capacity as Housing Successor to the former Redevelopment Agency and Noyan Frazier Capital LP.approved  Action details Not available
ID19-11066 1  Action Item(CONTINUE TO SEPTEMBER 19, 2019 AT 10:15 A.M.) HEARING pertaining to Fresno County Airport Land Use Compatibility Plan: 1. ADOPT a finding that it can be seen with certainty that there is no possibility that this project will have a significant effect on the environment pursuant to the common sense exemption set forth in CEQA Guidelines Section 15061(b)(3) 2. RESOLUTION - Finding of Consistency between the City of Fresno’s Land Use Plans and Regulations and the December 2018 Fresno County Airport Land Use Compatibility Plan 3. BILL - (For introduction) - Approving Text Amendment Application No. P19-01036 amending sections 15-104-B-4; 15-5206; 15-5306; 15-5506-D; 15-5811-A; 15-5905-A; 15-6006-A; and 15-6104-B of the Fresno Municipal Code (FMC), which gives the December 2018 Fresno County Airport Land Use Compatibility Plan priority over all other local land use plans and regulations in the event of a conflict   Action details Not available
ID19-11045 1  Action ItemHEARING to consider Development Permit Application No. P19-00141, and related Environmental Assessment filed by Robert Vermeltfoort of Vermeltfoort Architects, Inc., on behalf of Herndon Fir Partners LLC, for a development permit located on the south side of East Fir Avenue between North Whitney and North Dearing Avenues (Council District 6) 1. ADOPT - Environmental Assessment No. P19-00141 dated July 17, 2019, a determination that the proposed project is exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) through a Class 32 Categorical Exemption. 2. APPROVE - Development Permit Application No. P19-00141, a proposal to construct four (4) shell buildings totaling 36,325 square feet on a ±3.11-acre vacant site zoned O (Office), subject to compliance with the Conditions of Approval dated July 17, 2019.approvedPass Action details Not available
ID19-11004 13-A Action ItemApprove Contract Change Order No. 2 to the construction contract with Garney Construction for the Recycled Water Transmission Main, Southwest Quadrant, Project SW1B, to increase the total construction contract amount by $1,293,710 and add 303 days in the contract time (Bid File 3413) (Council District 3 and Fresno County)approvedPass Action details Not available
ID19-11005 13-B Action ItemApprove Contract Change Order No. 9 to the construction contract with Garney Construction, for the Kings River Pipeline Project, to increase the total construction contract amount by $2,207,730 and add 156 days in the contract time (Council District 5 and Fresno County)approvedPass Action details Not available
ID19-11073 13-C 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.approved as amendedPass Action details Not available
ID19-1965 14-A AppointmentCouncil Boards and Commissions Communications, Reports, Assignments and/or Appointments, Reappointments, Removals to/from City and non-City Boards and Commissions: 1. Association for the Beautification of Highway 99 - Soria, Arias 2. Budget Sub-Committee - Soria, Chavez, Caprioglio 3. Cannabis Ad Hoc Committee - Soria, Caprioglio, Arias 4. Council of Governments - Mayor Brand-Ex-Officio (Caprioglio) 5. CDBG Sub-committee - (Pertaining to Housing and addressing the allocation of Funds) - Caprioglio, Soria, Arias 6. Code Enforcement Sub-Committee - Bredefeld, Caprioglio, Soria 7. Economic Development Corporation Serving Fresno County - Caprioglio-Ex-Officio, City Manager Wilma Quan and (Chavez - Alternate) 8. Enterprise and Construction Management Oversight Board - Chavez, Bredefeld-Alternate 9. Finance and Audit Committee - Bredefeld, Esparza- Chair, Vacant 10. Fresno Area Workforce Investment Corporation - Soria 11. Fresno County Transportation Authority (FCTA) - Mayor Brand-Ex-Officio, (Caprioglio - Alternate) 12. Fresno Regional Workforce Development Board - Soria 13.continued  Action details Not available
ID19-11074 14-B OrdinanceBILL - (For introduction) - Adding Section 4-203 to the Fresno Municipal Code concerning the disposition of real property.approvedPass Action details Not available
ID19-11139 14-C Action Item***RESOLUTION - In support of the County’s sale of the former University Medical Center (UMC) site for development of affordable housing (Subject to Mayor’s veto)adoptedPass Action details Not available
ID19-11086 15-A Closed Session ItemCONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL-EXISTING LITIGATION - Government Code Section 54956.9, subdivision (d)(1) 1. Robert Mesel, et al. v. City of Fresno, et al.; Fresno Superior Court Case No.: 17CECG02064 (Transportation Department).   Action details Not available
ID19-11087 15-B Closed Session ItemCONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL-EXISTING LITIGATION - Government Code Section 54956.9, subdivision (d)(1) 1. Isiah Murrietta-Golding, et al. v. City of Fresno, et al.; United States District Court Case No.: 1:18-cv-00314 (Police Department).   Action details Not available
ID19-11097 15-C 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, Unit 1 Local 39 (Local 39) 2. City of Fresno Professional Employees Association, Unit 13 (CFPEA) 3. City of Fresno Management Employees Association, Unit 14 (CFMEA) 4. Operating Engineers, Local Union No. 3, Fresno Airport Public Safety Supervisors, Unit 15 (FAPSS)   Action details Not available
ID19-11127 15-D Closed Session ItemCONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL - PUBLIC SECURITY - Government Code Section 54957(a): Discuss security of City Hall   Action details Not available
ID19-11142 15-E Closed Session ItemCONFERENCE WITH REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATOR - Government Code Section 54956.8 Property: 4736 N. Blythe Negotiating Parties: City Manager Wilma Quan, Oceanside Investment Group, LLC.   Action details Not available
ID19-11141 1  Discussion ItemWORKSHOP - Developing the Region’s Inclusive and Vibrant Economy (DRIVE) Initiativepresented  Action details Not available