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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 1/16/2020 9:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
Regular Meeting
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ID 20-0073 1  Action ItemElection of Council President and Vice PresidentapprovedPass Action details Not available
ID 20-0074 1  Action ItemElection of Chair and Vice Chair to the Successor Agency to the Redevelopment Agency of the City of Fresno   Action details Not available
ID20-0001 1  MinutesApproval of Minutes for December 12, 2019 and the December 12, 2019 Special Meeting.approvedPass Action details Not available
ID 20-0028 1  Ceremonial ItemProclamation of “Central High School Football Team Day”presented  Action details Not available
ID20-000110 1  Ceremonial ItemProclamation of “National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month” presented to Fresno Economic Opportunities Commission Central Valley Against Human Trafficking (CVAHT) programpresented  Action details Not available
ID 20-0012 1  Ceremonial ItemProclamation of “Point in Time Count in Fresno County”presented  Action details Not available
ID 20-0083 1  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)   Action details Not available
ID 20-0061 1  Closed Session ItemCONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL - PUBLIC SECURITY - Government Code Section 54957(a): Discuss security of City Hall   Action details Not available
ID 20-0070 1  Closed Session ItemCONFERENCE WITH REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATOR - Government Code Section 54956.8 Property: 3400 Gap Drive (portion) Negotiating Parties: City Manager Wilma Quan Under Negotiation: Terms and Conditions of Property Acquisition   Action details Not available
ID 20-005 11-A Action Item***BILL NO B-1 - (Intro. 1/16/2020) (For adoption) - Amending Section 9-2601 of the Fresno Municipal Code, relating to the use and possession of weapons. (Subject to Mayor’s veto)   Action details Not available
ID 20-0010 11-B Discussion ItemActions pertaining to the Technical Assistance (TA) grant for the Transformative Climate Communities Program: 1. Approve a Grant Agreement with the State of California Department of Conservation on behalf of the Strategic Growth Council (SGC) for technical assistance funding specifically relating to the implementation of the Transform Fresno project in the amount of $133,333; and 2. ***RESOLUTION - 24th amendment to the Annual Appropriation Resolution (AAR) No. 2019-133 appropriating $133,300 for the TA grant (Requires 5 affirmative votes) (Subject to Mayor’s veto).adopted  Action details Not available
ID20-000111 11-C Action Item***RESOLUTION - 22nd Amendment to the Annual Appropriation Resolution (AAR) No. 2019-133 to appropriate $38,000 and other future interest accrued from the deposit of grant funds from the Homeless Emergency Aid Program (HEAP) Grant for HEAP related activities (citywide) (Requires 5 affirmative votes) (Subject to Mayor’s veto)adopted  Action details Not available
ID 20-008 11-D AppointmentApprove the reappointments of Edward S. Saliba to the Fresno Madera Area Agency on Aging Board and Paul J. Bauer to the Fresno Regional Workforce Development Boardapproved  Action details Not available
ID 20-0017 11-E ResolutionRESOLUTION - Adopting the Fresno County Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan.adopted  Action details Not available
ID 20-0026 11-F Action ItemActions pertaining to the Fresno County Community Corrections Partnership (CCP), herein referred to as the ACT Agreement 1. Authorize the Chief of Police to enter into an agreement with the County of Fresno for the reimbursement of seven (7) Police Officers, one (1) Police Sergeant, and one (1) Crime Analyst who will be assigned to the Adult Compliance Team (ACT) 2. ***RESOLUTION - 21st Amendment to the Annual Appropriation Resolution (AAR) No. 2019-133 appropriating $73,000 to fully fund MAGEC and ACT staff. (Requires 5 affirmative votes) (Subject to Mayor’s veto)   Action details Not available
ID 20-0047 11-G Action ItemApprove a First Amendment to the Consultant Services Agreement with Akel Engineering Group, Inc., in the amount of not to exceed $14,067, for Wastewater Collection System Hydraulic Modeling Services, adjusting the contract amount to $143,421 (Citywide)approved  Action details Not available
ID 20-0048 11-H Action ItemActions pertaining to construction of 163 linear feet of water main replacement in North Thorne Avenue south of West Napa Avenue (Council District 3): 1. Adopt a finding of Categorical Exemption per staff determination, pursuant to Class 2 Section 15302(c) (Replacement or Reconstruction) of the California Environmental Quality Act Guidelines for Thorne Avenue Water Main Replacement. 2. Award a construction contract to West Valley Construction, Inc., in the amount of $410,984 3. Authorize the Director of Public Utilities, or designee, to sign the agreement on behalf of the City of Fresnoapproved  Action details Not available
ID 20-0049 11-I Action ItemApprove Contract Change Order No. 3 to the construction contract with Vido Artukovich & Son, Inc.,/VIDMAR, Inc., a JV, for the Phase 2 Regional Transmission Main Segments B&C Project (Bid File 3452), to decrease the total construction contract amount by $154,421.66 and to add 141 days in the contract time, adjusting the contract amount to $11,550,816.87. (Council Districts 4, 5, and 7 and Fresno County)approved  Action details Not available
ID 20-0051 11-J Discussion ItemSubmission for Informational Purposes of the Comprehensive Annual Financial Reports (CAFR) Regarding the Financial Activities of the City of Fresno Retirement Systems for the Fiscal Year Ending June 30, 2019approved  Action details Not available
ID 20-0056 11-K ResolutionRESOLUTION - Amending certain designating positions which shall be subject to the Conflict of Interest Code and defining categories of disclosure for such positions. (Council Action Only)   Action details Not available
ID 20-0057 11-L Action ItemActions pertaining to the City of Fresno Management Employees Association (CFMEA) for Unit 14 1. ***Adopt a successor Memorandum of Understanding between the City of Fresno and the City of Fresno Management Employees Association (CFMEA) for Unit 14 - Management Classes (Subject to Mayor’s veto) 2. ***RESOLUTION - 4th Amendment to FY 2020 Salary Resolution No. 2019-135, amending Exhibit 14, Unit 14 - Management Classes (CFMEA), to convert Executive Pay Ranges to Salary Step Ranges; provide a salary increase for respective classes as required by the Memorandum of Understanding between the City of Fresno and the City of Fresno Management Employees Association; and to remove the classification of Transit Maintenance Manager (Subject to Mayor’s veto)adopted  Action details Not available
ID 20-0058 11-M Action ItemActions pertaining to the International Union of Operating Engineers, Stationary Engineers, Local 39 for Unit 1 1. ***Adopt a successor Memorandum of Understanding between the City of Fresno and International Union of Operating Engineers, Stationary Engineers, Local 39, for Unit 1 (Subject to Mayor’s veto) 2. ***RESOLUTION - 5th Amendment to FY 2020 Salary Resolution No. 2019-135, amending Exhibit 1, Unit 1 - Non-Supervisory Blue Collar (Local 39), to provide a salary increase for respective classes as required by the Memorandum of Understanding between the City of Fresno and International Union of Stationary Engineers, Stationary Engineers, Local 39 (Subject to Mayor’s veto)adopted  Action details Not available
ID 20-009 11-N OrdinanceBILL - ( For Introduction) - Amending Fresno Municipal Code Chapter 3, Article 1 - Personnel to Update Outdated Language and Gender Specific Terms, Provide Clarity of Respective Provisions, and Make Other Preferred and Necessary Changes Regarding Leaves of Absences for all City employees, Employment Outside of City Service, Overtime, and References for the Proper Appointing Authority; Code amendments have been approved by the respective bargaining units.approved as amended  Action details Not available
ID 20-0069 11-O Action Item1. Council Boards and Commissions Communications, Reports, Assignments and/or Appointments, Reappointments, Removals to/from City and non-City Boards and Commissions   Action details Not available
ID 20-003 11-P Action ItemAnnual Review and Acceptance of the FY 2019 Summary of Impact Fee Waiversapproved  Action details Not available
ID 20-004 11-Q Action ItemAnnual Review and Acceptance of the FY 2019 Impact Fee Annual Report As Required By California Government Codeapproved  Action details Not available
ID 20-0060 11-R Action ItemApprove a Contract with Landscape Maintenance of America dba California Highway Adoption Co. in the amount of $197,376, to provide monthly highway litter control along California State Routes 41, 99, 168 and 180.   Action details Not available
ID 20-0062 11-S Action ItemApprove an agreement in the amount of $150,000 with the State of California - Department of Transportation (Caltrans) for the initiation of a Feasibility Study for the State Route (SR) 99/Shaw Avenue interchange (Districts 1 and 2)approved  Action details Not available
ID 20-0063 11-T Action ItemRESOLUTION - Of Intention to annex Final Tract Map No. 5434 as Annexation No. 107 to the City of Fresno Community Facilities District No. 11 and to Authorize the Levy of Special Taxes; and setting the public hearing for February 27, 2020, at 10:00 am (northeast corner of North Temperance and East McKinley Avenues) (Council District 4)adopted  Action details Not available
ID 20-0066 11-U Action ItemApprove a First Amendment to the Traffic Signal Maintenance Agreement between the City of Fresno and the County of Fresno. (Citywide)approved  Action details Not available
ID 20-0081 11-V AppointmentApprove the appointments of Adrianne Aguirre, Michael E. Vasquez, Peggy Lee Ailanjian and Melissa Craddock to the Friends of Fancher Creekapproved as amended  Action details Not available
ID 20-0067 11-W Action ItemActions pertaining to the installation of Traffic Signal Priority Intersection equipment for the Department of Transportation/FAX Division Shaw Avenue Traffic Signal Priority Project (Bid File 3690) 1. Adopt a finding of Categorical Exemption pursuant to Section 15301 of the CEQA Guidelines 2. Award a construction contract to Sturgeon Electric California LLC., of Chino, California, in the amount of $211,868approved  Action details Not available
ID 20-0024 11-X Action ItemSubmission and Acceptance of the City of Fresno Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) and the Comprehensive Annual Debt Report (CADR) for Fiscal Year 2019.approved  Action details Not available
ID 20-0021 11-Y Action ItemApprove a $1,420,500 HOME Investment Partnerships Program Agreement with FCTC Senior, LP for the construction of 180 affordable senior rental housing units at the Fancher Creek Master Plan Development site located at Marion Avenue and Fancher Creek Drive in southeast Fresno. (District 5)approved  Action details Not available
ID 20-0088 11-Z OrdinanceActions related to amending the Cannabis Retail Business and Commercial Cannabis Business Ordinance: 1. Adopt a finding that there is no possibility that this approval will have a significant effect on the environment pursuant to the common sense exemption set forth in CEQA Guidelines Section 15061(b)(3); and 2. BILL - (For introduction) - Amending Sections 9-3306, 9-3307, 9-3308, 9-3309, 9-3310, 9-3311, 9-3312, 9-3313, 9-3314, 9-3316, 9-3317, 9-3318, 9-3319, 9-3321, 9-3325, 9-3328, 9-3335, and 9-3337 of the Fresno Municipal Code related to Cannabis Retail Business and Commercial Cannabis Business.   Action details Not available
ID 20-0023 11-AA Action Item(CONTINUED - FROM JANUARY 16, 2020) ***RESOLUTION - Initiation of the Central Southeast Specific Plan (Plan), pertaining to approximately 2,200 acres in the Established Neighborhoods South of Shaw Area of the Fresno General Plan, filed by the City of Fresno Planning and Development Department Director. 1. RESOLUTION - Initiating the Central Southeast Specific Plan Proposed Land Use Map and Guiding Principles and the corresponding amendment of the General Plan, and repeal or amendment of the Specific Plan for the Butler/Willow Area and the Roosevelt Community Plan pertaining to approximately 2,200 acres located in the Established Neighborhoods South of Shaw Area to allow for future adoption of the Central Southeast Specific Plan, pursuant to Fresno Municipal Code Section 15-4902-B.   Action details Not available
ID 20-0095 11-BB Action ItemApprove a consultant services agreement with Northstar General, Inc., in the amount of $344,300 plus a $50,000 contingency, for architectural and engineering design services for an Animal Control Facility (District 2)approved  Action details Not available
ID 20-005 11-A Action Item***BILL NO B-1 - (Intro. 1/16/2020) (For adoption) - Amending Section 9-2601 of the Fresno Municipal Code, relating to the use and possession of weapons. (Subject to Mayor’s veto)approved as amendedPass Action details Not available
ID 20-0088 11-Z OrdinanceActions related to amending the Cannabis Retail Business and Commercial Cannabis Business Ordinance: 1. Adopt a finding that there is no possibility that this approval will have a significant effect on the environment pursuant to the common sense exemption set forth in CEQA Guidelines Section 15061(b)(3); and 2. BILL - (For introduction) - Amending Sections 9-3306, 9-3307, 9-3308, 9-3309, 9-3310, 9-3311, 9-3312, 9-3313, 9-3314, 9-3316, 9-3317, 9-3318, 9-3319, 9-3321, 9-3325, 9-3328, 9-3335, and 9-3337 of the Fresno Municipal Code related to Cannabis Retail Business and Commercial Cannabis Business.approvedPass Action details Not available
ID 20-0026 11-F Action ItemActions pertaining to the Fresno County Community Corrections Partnership (CCP), herein referred to as the ACT Agreement 1. Authorize the Chief of Police to enter into an agreement with the County of Fresno for the reimbursement of seven (7) Police Officers, one (1) Police Sergeant, and one (1) Crime Analyst who will be assigned to the Adult Compliance Team (ACT) 2. ***RESOLUTION - 21st Amendment to the Annual Appropriation Resolution (AAR) No. 2019-133 appropriating $73,000 to fully fund MAGEC and ACT staff. (Requires 5 affirmative votes) (Subject to Mayor’s veto)adoptedPass Action details Not available
ID 20-0060 11-R Action ItemApprove a Contract with Landscape Maintenance of America dba California Highway Adoption Co. in the amount of $197,376, to provide monthly highway litter control along California State Routes 41, 99, 168 and 180.approvedPass Action details Not available
ID 20-0020 1  Action ItemHEARING - Appeal Request: Denial of Waiver - Construction of Sidewalk Along S. Channing Avenue, APNs: 464-220-058, P19-01742continued  Action details Not available
ID 20-0065 1  Action ItemHEARING to consider Rezone Application No. P19-00801; Annexation Application No. P19-00843; Planned Development Permit Application No. P19-00846; Vesting Tentative Tract Map Nos. 6201/UGM & 6235/UGM; and, related Environmental Assessment No. P19-00801/P19-00843/P19-00846/T-6201/T-6235 pertaining to ±125 acres of property located on the east side of North Armstrong Avenue between East Clinton and East Olive Avenues (Council District 4). 1. ADOPT the Mitigated Negative Declaration prepared for Environmental Assessment (EA) No. P19-00801/P19-00843/P19-00846/T-6201/T-6235 dated December 23, 2019 for purposes of the proposed project. 2. BILL - (For introduction and adoption) - Approving Rezone Application No. P19-00801 proposing to amend the Official Zoning Map of the City of Fresno to pre-zone the subject property from the Fresno County AE-20 (Exclusive 20-acre Agricultural District) to the City of Fresno RS-3/UGM/ANX (Residential Single Family, Low Density / Urban Growth Management / Annexed Rural Residential Transitional Overlay) & RS-5/UGM/ANX (Residential Single Family, Medium Densitadopted as amendedPass Action details Not available
ID 20-0055 1  Closed Session ItemCONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL-EXISTING LITIGATION - Government Code Section 54956.9, subdivision (d)(1) 1. Efren Gonzales, et al. v. City of Fresno, et al.; Fresno Superior Court Case No.: 19CECG00371(Department of Public Utilities)   Action details Not available
ID 20-0068 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. Darling Ingredients, Inc.   Action details Not available
ID 20-0072 1  Closed Session ItemCONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL - EXISTING LITIGATION - Government Code Section 54956.9 subdivision (d)(1): 1. William Shubin as the Trustee for the Shubin Family Trust v. Successor Agency to the Redevelopment Agency of the City of Fresno, and City of Fresno   Action details Not available
ID 20-0018 1  Action ItemPresentation from the Fresno County Clerk, Brandi L. Orth Regarding the Voters Choice Actpresented  Action details Not available
ID 20-007 1  Action ItemActions pertaining to the 554th Amendment to the Master Fee Schedule: 1. Adopt a finding of statutory exemption pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15273(a) for amendments to fees pertaining to: (1) Public Utilities - (a) Solid Waste, (b) Waste Water, and (c) Water Division; (2) PARCS; (3) Parking Division - (a) Event Parking; (4) Police; (5) Public Works. 2. ***RESOLUTION - 554th Amendment to the Master Fee Schedule (MFS) Resolution No. 80-420 to Add, Adjust, Revise or Delete Various Fees (Subject to Mayor’s veto)adoptedPass Action details Not available
ID 20-0085 1  Action ItemApprove Legal Services Agreement between the Successor Agency to the Redevelopment Agency of the City of Fresno and the City of Fresnoapproved  Action details Not available
ID 20-0059 1  Action ItemRESOLUTION - Approving the Recognized Obligation Payment Schedule 20-21adopted  Action details Not available
ID 20-0079 1  Discussion ItemAppearance by Gonzalo Arambula to discuss work and labor issuescontinued  Action details Not available
ID 20-0080 1  Discussion ItemAppearance by Jason D. Poulter to discuss civil rights as a concerned citizenpresented  Action details Not available
ID 20-0090 15-A Resolution***RESOLUTION - Adopting the Safer Sidewalks to School Programadopted as amendedPass Action details Not available
ID 20-0031 1  ResolutionRESOLUTION - In support of establishing a city-wide rising youth award and ceremony to be hosted at City Halladopted as amendedPass Action details Not available