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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final-revised
Meeting date/time: 10/22/2020 9:00 AM Minutes status: Draft  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
Regular Meeting
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ID 20-0042 1  Ceremonial ItemProclamation of “Breast Cancer Awareness Month”   Not available Not available
ID 20-001370 1  Action ItemProclamation for “Domestic Violence Awareness Month”   Not available Not available
ID 20-001439 1  Action ItemProclamation of “Richard Dale Keys Sr. Day”   Not available Not available
ID 20-001399 11-A Action ItemApproval of minutes for October 12, 2020 Special Meeting, October 12, 2020 , October 13, 2020, and October 14, 2020 Budget Hearings.   Not available Not available
ID 20-001344 11-B Action Item***RESOLUTION- Approving the issuance of revenue bonds by the California Municipal Finance Authority for the purpose of refinancing the California Statewide Communities Development Authority Revenue Bonds, Series 2012A and certain other matters pertaining thereto (Subject to Mayor’s veto)   Not available Not available
ID 20-001337 11-C Action ItemApprove the award of a purchase contract to Winner Chevrolet of Elk Grove, California, for the purchase of ten Chevrolet Bolts in the amount of $289,050 (Bid File 3778)   Not available Not available
ID 20-001356 11-D Action ItemReject all bids for a product requirements contract for schedule guide printing services, and the department will re-bid the contract (Bid File 9542)   Not available Not available
ID 20-001411 11-E Action ItemActions pertaining to the installation of Immaculight-Illumipure ultraviolet disinfecting fixtures at various Parks, After School, Recreation and Community Services facilities: 1. Adopt finding of Categorical Exemption pursuant to sections 15301(c), 15301(d) and 15301(e) of the California Environmental Quality Act Guidelines 2. Approve a change order to construction contract with Alliance Building Solutions, Inc. utilizing CARES funding in the amount of $991,000 to provide and install 200 Immaculight-Illumipure ultraviolet disinfecting fixtures at various Parks, After School, Recreation and Community Services facility locations   Not available Not available
ID 20-001385 11-F Action ItemActions pertaining to the approval of an agreement between Borrelli and Associates Inc., of Fresno, CA in the amount of $177,800 plus a contingency of $12,000 for the design and preparation of construction documents for the Municipal Service Center Generator Replacement Project (Council District 3)   Not available Not available
ID 20-001432 11-G Action Item***BILL NO. 48 (Intro. 10/15/2020) (For adoption) - Amending the uncodified ordinance to adopt changes and additions to the official list of designated special speed zones for various streets within the City of Fresno pursuant to Section 14-1501 of the Fresno Municipal Code (Citywide) (Subject to Mayor's Veto)   Not available Not available
ID 20-001350 11-H Action Item***RESOLUTION - Authorizing a grant application to the California State Department of Housing and Community Development (California HCD) for funding under the CalHome Program and execution of a standard agreement and other required program documents for the repair, rehabilitation or replacement of manufactured homes in the City of Fresno (Subject to Mayor’s Veto)   Not available Not available
ID 20-001409 11-I Action ItemApprove a Consultant Services Agreement with De Novo Planning Group for environmental assessment services related to the proposed Southeast Fresno Regional Park and Soccer Complex in an amount not to exceed $100,000.   Not available Not available
ID 20-001433 11-J Action Item***BILL NO. 49 (Intro. 10/15/2020) (For adoption) - Repealing Sections 2-1303 and 2-1309 of the Fresno Municipal Code Regarding the Housing and Community Development Commission (Subject to Mayor's Veto)   Not available Not available
ID 20-001395 11-K Action ItemActions pertaining to Violence Reduction Services Agreement: 1. ***RESOLUTION - 29TH Amendment to AAR No. 2020-159 appropriating $125,000 for the Fresno Advance Peace Project Agreement (Requires 5 affirmative votes) (Subject to Mayor’s veto) 2. Approve Agreement with Fresno Economic Opportunities Commission in the amount of $125,000 for violence reduction services for the Fresno Advance Peace Project.   Not available Not available
ID 20-001405 11-L Action ItemApprove the appointment of Sabrina Kelley to the Housing Authority Board.   Not available Not available
ID 20-001420 11-M Action ItemActions pertaining to the Mayor’s Faith Based Partnership Agreement: 1. ***RESOLUTION - 29th Amendment to AAR No. 2020-159 appropriating $19,000 for the Faith Based Partnership Amended Agreement (Requires 5 affirmative votes) (Subject to Mayor’s Veto); 2. Approve Third Amendment to Agreement with Fresno Pacific University’s Center for Community Transformation (CCT) in the amount of $18,000 and an additional $1,000 for reimbursement of meeting expenses, for a total amount not to exceed $69,000 for services under the Mayor’s Faith Based Partnership Council.   Not available Not available
ID 20-001406 11-N Action ItemActions pertaining to the CARES Act Emergency Solutions Grant Round 2 (ESG-CV2) funding from the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD): 1. ***RESOLUTION - Adopting and approving submission of Substantial Amendment 2019-05 to the 2019-2020 Annual Action Plan to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to program $8,845,443 in Emergency Solutions Grant Round 2 (ESG-CV2) funds to prevent, prepare for, and respond to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and authorizing the City Manager to sign all necessary implementing documents (Requires 5 affirmative votes) (Subject to Mayor’s Veto); and 2. Approve an Amendment to the HEARTH Emergency Solutions Grant (HESG) Agreement with the County of Fresno Department of Social Services in the amount of $2,100,000 for a total award of $4,098,334.50 for implementation of the Joint COVID-19 Homeless Response Plan.   Not available Not available
ID 20-001408 11-O Action ItemActions pertaining to the acquisition of 1625 G Street (APN 465-084-30): 1. Adopt a finding that this approval is exempt from the requirements of CEQA pursuant to the common sense exemption set forth in CEQA Guidelines 15061(b)(3), and that it can be see with certainty that there is no possibility that this approval will have significant effect on the environment. 2. Approve Purchase and Sale Agreement with 1626 Fresno MRP, LLC, in the amount of $5,750,000 for real property located at 1625 G Street (APN 465-084-30) (District 3).   Not available Not available
ID 20-001334 11-P AppointmentApprove the appointment of Sherry Neil to the Fresno Regional Workforce Development Board   Not available Not available
ID 20-001423 11-Q Action ItemRESOLUTION - Supporting California’s Proposition 20 on the November 2020 Ballot.   Not available Not available
ID 20-001404 11-R Action ItemApprove an agreement with Olympic Property Services, LLC., for Chinatown area clean-up, not to exceed $250,000.   Not available Not available
ID 20-001402 11-S Action ItemActions related to United Health Centers construction of clinics in Southeast and West Fresno: 1. Adopt a finding of Categorical Exemption pursuant to Section 15332/Class 32 of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines 2. ***RESOLUTION - 34th Amendment to AAR No. 2020-159 appropriating $10,000,000 for the United Health Centers projects in Southeast and West Fresno (Requires 5 Votes) (Subject to Mayor’s Veto) 3. Approve Agreement with United Health Centers   Not available Not available
ID 20-001403 11-T Action ItemActions pertaining to the purchase of hotels to provide interim housing for at-risk residents due to COVID-19: 1. Adopt a finding of Categorical Exemption pursuant to Section 15301/Class 1 and Section 15303/Class 3 of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines 2. ***RESOLUTION - Adopting the 39th Amendment to the Annual Appropriation Resolution No. 2020-159 to appropriate $4,500,000 in CARES Act Funds to fund acquisition of interim housing (Requires 5 Votes) (Subject to Mayor’s Veto) 3. Approve material terms and delegate authority to the City Manager to enter into Agreement(s) to provide interim housing for at-risk residents due to COVID-19, subject to approval by the City Attorney’s Office.   Not available Not available
ID 20-001431 11-U Action ItemRESOLUTION - Initiating a Text Amendment to the Zoning Ordinance of the City of Fresno to Amend Chapter 15, Article 27, Section 15-2706 of the Fresno Municipal Code relating to the Sale of Alcoholic Beverages for Offsite Consumption and Section 15-6704 relating to Food and Beverage Sales definitions, pursuant to Fresno Municipal Code Section 15-5803-A(1)   Not available Not available
ID 20-001434 11-V Ordinance*** BILL NO. 51 (Intro. 10/15/2020) (For adoption) - Extending the Economically Disadvantaged Neighborhoods Act to 2022 (Subject to Mayor's Veto)   Not available Not available
ID 20-001435 11-W Ordinance*** BILL NO. 52 (Intro. 10/15/2020) (For adoption) - Extending the Commercial Build Act to 2022 (Subject to Mayor's Veto)   Not available Not available
ID 20-001365 11-X Action ItemActions pertaining to approximately 3.06 acres consisting of one parcel generally located at the southwest corner of Florence and Walnut and seven parcels located at the northwest corner of Florence and Plumas Avenue. 1. Adopt a finding of Categorical Exemption pursuant to Article 19, Section 15332 (Class 32-Infill) of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) 2 Approve a Disposition and Development Agreement between the City of Fresno in its capacity as Housing Successor and Self-Help Enterprises for property located at the southwest corner of Florence and Walnut Avenues and the northwest corner of Plumas and Florence Avenues.   Not available Not available
ID 20-001341 1  Action ItemHEARING to adopt resolutions and ordinance to annex territory and levy a special tax regarding CITY OF FRESNO COMMUNITY FACILITIES DISTRICT NO. 11, Annexation No. 114 (Final Tract Map No. 6235) (northeast corner of North Armstrong and East Olive Avenues) (Council District 4) 1. ***RESOLUTION - to Annex Territory to Community Facilities District No. 11 and Authorizing the Levy of a Special Tax for Annexation No. 114 (Subject to Mayor’s Veto) 2. ***RESOLUTION - Calling Special Mailed-Ballot Election (Subject to Mayor’s Veto) 3. ***RESOLUTION - Declaring Election Results (Subject to Mayor’s Veto) 4. ***BILL - (For introduction and adoption) - Levying a Special Tax for the Property Tax Year 2020-2021 and Future Tax Years Within and Relating to Community Facilities District No. 11, Annexation No. 114 (Subject to Mayor’s Veto)   Not available Not available
ID 20-001442 1  Action ItemCONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL - PUBLIC SECURITY - Government Code Section 54957(a): Matters posing a threat to the security of public buildings, the security of essential public services, and to the public’s right of access to public services and public facilities, and related actions pertaining to the Declaration by Governor Newsom of a State of Emergency to Help State Prepare for Broader Spread of COVID-19, and related local concerns.   Not available Not available
ID 20-001374 1  Action Item(CONTINUED TO 1:30 P.M.) Consideration of Conditional Use Permit Application No. P20-00545, located on the northwest corner of North Cedar Avenue and East Tulare Street (Council District 7) - Planning and Development Department. 1. ADOPT Environmental Assessment No. P20-00545 dated July 23, 2020, a determination that the proposed project is exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) through a CEQA Guidelines 15332/Class 32 Categorical Exemption (In-fill development). 2. ADOPT the finding pursuant to Government Code Section 65863(b)(2) that there is substantial evidence in the record that remaining sites identified in the Housing Element can accommodate the City of Fresno’s share of the Regional Housing Needs Assessment (RHNA). 3. DENY the appeal and UPHOLD the Planning Commission’s and Planning and Development Director’s actions on approval of Conditional Use Permit Application No. P20-00545 which requested authorization to develop a 3,131-square-foot 7-11 convenience store and service station, subject to compliance with the Conditions of Approval dated July 2   Not available Not available
ID 20-001401 1  Action Item(CONTINUED FROM 10:05 A.M.) Consideration of Conditional Use Permit Application No. P20-00545, located on the northwest corner of North Cedar Avenue and East Tulare Street (Council District 7) - Planning and Development Department. 1. ADOPT Environmental Assessment No. P20-00545 dated July 23, 2020, a determination that the proposed project is exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) through a CEQA Guidelines 15332/Class 32 Categorical Exemption (In-fill development). 2. ADOPT the finding pursuant to Government Code Section 65863(b)(2) that there is substantial evidence in the record that remaining sites identified in the Housing Element can accommodate the City of Fresno’s share of the Regional Housing Needs Assessment (RHNA). 3. DENY the appeal and UPHOLD the Planning Commission’s and Planning and Development Director’s actions on approval of Conditional Use Permit Application No. P20-00545 which requested authorization to develop a 3,131-square-foot 7-11 convenience store and service station, subject to compliance with the Conditions of Approval da   Not available Not available
ID 20-001400 1  Action ItemContinued Budget Hearings - Vote on Final Budget.   Not available Not available
ID 20-001430 13-A Action Item***RESOLUTION - Authorizing and directing Finance to decline City participation in the optional federal payroll tax deferral program (Subject to Mayor’s veto).   Not available Not available
ID 20-001413 14-A Action ItemRESOLUTION - Approving the honorary street name change designating Lane Avenue in Southeast Fresno to also be known as “Liles Avenue” at the entrance to Sunnyside High School.   Not available Not available
ID 20-001330 15-ACLOSED SESSIONClosed Session ItemCONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL-EXISTING LITIGATION Government Code Section 54956.9, subdivision (d)(1) Case Name: Colony Energy Partners LLC v. City of Fresno Fresno County Superior Court Case No.: 20CECG01930 (Public Utilities)   Not available Not available
ID 20-001407 15-BClosed SessionClosed Session ItemCONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL-EXISTING LITIGATION Government Code Section 54956.9, subdivision (d)(1) Case Name: Norma Aguayo v. City of Fresno, et al. Fresno County Superior Court Case No.: 19CECG02026 (Public Works Department)   Not available Not available
ID 20-001428 15-CClosed SessionClosed Session ItemPUBLIC EMPLOYEE PERFORMANCE EVALUATION 1. Government Code Section 54957(b): Consider the appointment, employment, evaluation of performance, discipline, or dismissal of a public employee Title: City Clerk 2. Government Code Section 54957.6: Conference with Labor Negotiator City Negotiator: Council President Miguel Arias Unrepresented Employee: City Clerk   Not available Not available
ID 20-001429 15-DClosed SessionClosed Session ItemPUBLIC EMPLOYEE PERFORMANCE EVALUATION 1. Government Code Section 54957(b): Consider the appointment, employment, evaluation of performance, discipline, or dismissal of a public employee Title: City Attorney 2. Government Code Section 54957.6: Conference with Labor Negotiator City Negotiator: Council President Miguel Arias Unrepresented Employee: City Attorney   Not available Not available
ID 20-001436 15-E Closed Session ItemCONFERENCE WITH REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATOR - Government Code Section 54956.8 Property: 1625 G Street Fresno, CA 93706 (APN 465-084-30) Negotiating Parties: City Manager, 1626 Fresno MRP, LLC Under Negotiations: Price and terms of acquisition   Not available Not available
ID 20-001492 1  Action ItemCommunity Emails Received. 1. Vote No on Measure 16 2. Requesting help from Fresno City & County Officials   Not available Not available