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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 11/19/2020 9:00 AM Minutes status: Draft  
Meeting location: Electronic Only
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ID 20-00383 1  Ceremonial ItemProclamation of “Valley Caregivers Month”   Not available Not available
ID 20-001518 1  Ceremonial ItemProclamation of "Dr. Joseph Castro Day”   Not available Not available
ID 20-001493 15-A 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 20-001520 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. 115 (Final Tract Map No. 6280) (northeast corner of North Polk and West Dante Avenues) (Council District 2) 1. ***RESOLUTION - to Annex Territory to Community Facilities District No. 11 and Authorizing the Levy of a Special Tax for Annexation No. 115 (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. 115 (Subject to Mayor’s Veto)   Not available Not available
ID 20-001546 1  Action ItemConsideration of Variance Application No. P20-02831, a request to vary height standards to allow for the development of an 80-foot tall, 14-foot high by 48-foot wide double-sided digital LED billboard at 7221 North Howard Avenue, located on the west side of North Howard Street, between Herndon and Alluvial Avenues. (Council District 6) - Planning & Development Department. 1. CONSIDER Environmental Assessment No. P20-02831, dated November 4, 2020, a determination that the proposed project is exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) through a Class 3 Categorical Exemption; and, 2. CONSIDER Variance Application No. P20-02831 requesting authorization to vary height standards to allow for an 80-foot tall, 14-foot high by 48-foot wide double-sided digital LED billboard to be located on the subject property.   Not available Not available
ID 20-001533 11-A Action ItemApproval of minutes for November 5, 2020 Regular Meeting.   Not available Not available
ID 20-001547 11-B ResolutionRESOLUTION - Amending certain designated positions which shall be subject to the Conflict of Interest Code and defining categories of disclosure for such positions   Not available Not available
ID 20-001581 11-C Action ItemApprove the 2021 Council Meeting Schedule.   Not available Not available
ID 20-001444 11-D Action ItemActions pertaining to Ventura Street-Kings Canyon Road Corridor Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) Adaptive Project (from Van Ness to Chestnut Avenues) - Bid File No. 3767 (Council Districts 3, 5 and 7) 1. Adopt a finding of Categorical Exemption per staff’s determination, pursuant to Section 15301(c) Class 1 of the California Environmental Quality Act Guidelines (CEQA) 2. ***RESOLUTION - 45th Amendment to the Annual Appropriation Resolution No. 2020-159 appropriating $382,000 for the Ventura Street-Kings Canyon Road Corridor Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) Adaptive Project (Requires 5 affirmative votes) (Subject to Mayor’s veto) 3. Award a construction contract in the amount of $1,578,972 to Audeamus Inc., dba Sebastian of Fresno, CA, as the lowest responsive and responsible bidder for the Ventura Street-Kings Canyon Road Corridor ITS Adaptive Project (from Van Ness to Chestnut Avenues)   Not available Not available
ID 20-001445 11-E Action ItemActions pertaining to the Shields Avenue Bankside Trail Project from Fresno Street to First Street (Council District 7): 1. Adopt Environmental Assessment No. P20-01778, dated October 21, 2020, a determination that the proposed project for the Mid-Town Trail qualifies for the streamlined analysis set forth in the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines Section 15183 (Projects Consistent w/ a Community Plan, General Plan, or Zoning) 2. RESOLUTION - Authorizing the Public Works Director or designee to negotiate and execute all right-of-way acquisition documents and agreements necessary to complete the Shields Avenue Bankside Trail Project from Fresno Street to First Street   Not available Not available
ID 20-001522 11-F Action ItemApprove Amendment No. 1 to the Agreement with the Fresno County Transportation Authority for Freeway Litter Abatement Services (Citywide)   Not available Not available
ID 20-001446 11-G Action ItemActions pertaining to solar projects proposed at three new City of Fresno facilities: 1) Fresno Animal Shelter 2) Fire Station 18, and 3) Southeast Police Sub-Station (Council Districts 1, 4 and 5): 1. Adopt findings pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines; a. Adopt an Addendum to the Finding of Conformity prepared for Environmental Assessment No. EA-16-011, dated October 15, 2020 for the Energy Services Agreement-Solar with FFP BTM Solar, LLC at the Southeast Police Substation; b. Adopt a finding of Categorical Exemptions pursuant to Sections 15303/Class 3; 15304-Class 4; and 15311/Class 11 of the CEQA Guidelines for the Energy Services Agreement-Solar with FFP BTM Solar, LLC at Fire Station 18; 2. Approve the award of a cooperative purchase Energy Services Agreement-Solar with FFP BTM Solar, LLC, for the design, financing, construction, installation, operation, and maintenance of a 337 kW (DC) (estimated) solar photovoltaic system at the Animal Shelter; 3. Approve the award of a cooperative purchase Energy Services Agreement-Solar with FFP BTM   Not available Not available
ID 20-001521 11-H Action ItemApprove the second amendment to the consultant agreement for Certified Access Specialist (CASp) Inspection Services with The Taylor Group Architects for a total contract value of $210,000(Citywide)   Not available Not available
ID 20-001523 11-I Action ItemApprove a Consent to Assignment for Landscape Maintenance Services performed by All Commercial Landscape Service, Bid Files No. 9273 and 9433 (Citywide)   Not available Not available
ID 20-001525 11-J Action ItemComplete Streets Policy Annual Report - first annual report (Citywide)   Not available Not available
ID 20-001526 11-K Action ItemApprove agreement for sale of 0.87 acres vernal pool preservation credits in the amount of $60,900 from the Great Valley Conservation Bank owned by California Conservation Holdings, LLC, a California Limited Liability Company, for the Veterans Boulevard State Route 99 Interchange and Extension Project (Council District 2)   Not available Not available
ID 20-001527 11-L Action ItemActions pertaining to the Blackstone Avenue and Abby Street Corridors (from Divisadero Street to Olive Avenue) Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) Adaptive Project - Bid File No. 3759 (Council Districts 3 and 7) 1. Adopt a finding of Categorical Exemption per staff’s determination, pursuant to Section 15301(c) Class 1 of the California Environmental Quality Act Guidelines (CEQA) 2. ***RESOLUTION - 42nd Amendment to the Annual Appropriation Resolution No. 2020-159 appropriating $301,000 for the Blackstone Avenue and Abby Street Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) Adaptive Project from McKinley Avenue to Divisadero Street (Requires 5 affirmative votes) (Subject to Mayor’s veto) 3. Award a construction contract in the amount of $1,420,012 to Audeamus Inc., dba Sebastian of Fresno, CA, as the lowest responsive and responsible bidder   Not available Not available
ID 20-001528 11-M Action ItemApprove an agreement for Professional Engineering Services with TJKM of Pleasanton, California in the amount $85,410 with a $5,000 contingency for the design and construction support services for the Midtown Fresno Multimodal Interconnectivity Project (Council Districts 1, 3, and 7)   Not available Not available
ID 20-001529 11-N Action ItemActions pertaining to the Olive Avenue Streetscape Project from Roosevelt Avenue to Yosemite Avenue - Bid File No. 3745 (Council Districts 1 and 3) 1. Adopt a finding of Categorical Exemption per staff determination, pursuant to Sections 15301/ Class 1, 15302/Class 2, and 15304/Class 4 of the California Environmental Quality Act guidelines 2. Award a construction contract in the amount of $834,681.00 to A.J. Excavation of Fresno, California   Not available Not available
ID 20-001530 11-O Action ItemActions pertaining to the Chestnut Avenue Overlay Project between Kings Canyon Road and Butler Avenue (Council District 5): 1. ***RESOLUTION - 44th Amendment to the Annual Appropriation Resolution No. 2020-159 appropriating $98,000 for the Chestnut Avenue AC Overlay Project from Kings Canyon Road to Butler Avenue (Requires 5 votes) (Subject to Mayor’s Veto) 2. Approve an agreement for Professional Engineering Services with North Coast Engineering Inc. of Paso Robles, California in the amount of $97,997 with a $5,000 contingency for design and construction support services   Not available Not available
ID 20-001532 11-P Action ItemActions pertaining to the Tulare Avenue Complete Streets Project between 6th Street to Cedar Avenue (Council Districts 5 and 7): 1. ***RESOLUTION - 43rd Amendment to the Annual Appropriation Resolution No. 2020-159 appropriating $40,500 for the Tulare Avenue Complete Streets Project Between 6th Street and Cedar Avenue (Requires 5 affirmative votes) (Subject to Mayor’s veto) 2. Approve an agreement for Professional Engineering Services with Peters Engineering Group for $193,360, with a $10,000 contingency, for design and construction support services   Not available Not available
ID 20-001542 11-Q Action ItemAdopt Resolution of Intent Number 1139-D to vacate a portion of East Illinois Avenue between North Valeria Street and North Fresno Street (Council District 7)   Not available Not available
ID 20-001390 11-R Action ItemActions related to Lease Agreement of City-owned land at the Fresno-Clovis Regional Wastewater Reclamation Facility (RWRF) (Council District 3): 1. Adopt a finding of Categorical Exemption pursuant to Sections 15301/Class 1, 15304/Class 4, and 15325/Class 25 of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines; 2. Approve a Fifth Amendment to the Lease and Agreement with Mr. James Cook for 550 acres of City-owned land at the RWRF, to include a payment arrangement for an amount totaling $116,885 to be paid in 17 installments of $6,875.59, beginning the fourth quarter of calendar year 2020 and continuing on a quarterly basis for 16 subsequent quarters; and to grant one four-year extension, for the period of January 1, 2021 through December 31, 2024.   Not available Not available
ID 20-001480 11-S Action ItemActions related to the Specific Plan of the Southeast Development Area: 1. ***RESOLUTION - 47th Amendment to the Annual Appropriation Resolution No. 2020-159 to appropriate $625,000 from the SB 2 Planning Grant for Environmental services related to the Specific Plan of the Southeast Development Area (Requires 5 votes) (Subject to Mayor’s veto) 2. Approve a Consultant Services Agreement with First Carbon Solutions for environmental assessment services related to the Specific Plan of the Southeast Development Area in an amount not to exceed $625,000   Not available Not available
ID 20-001455 11-T Action ItemApprove the award of a cooperative purchase agreement to AMS.NET of Livermore, California, in the amount of $338,136, for networking equipment and associated wireless equipment to be installed at the Department of Transportation FAX Division bus yard and authorize the Director of Transportation to execute the documents   Not available Not available
ID 20-001482 11-U Action ItemApprove the appointment of Sabrina Kelley to the Housing Authority Board.   Not available Not available
ID 20-001501 11-V Action ItemApprove the reappointment of Lawrence Garcia to the Fresno Metropolitan Flood Control Board, and the reappointment of Fely Guzman to the Fresno Regional Workforce Investment Board.   Not available Not available
ID 20-001582 11-W Action ItemAPPROVE - Second Amendment to the Exclusive Negotiation Agreement by and between the City of Fresno and Tutelian & Company, Inc.   Not available Not available
ID 20-001524 11-X Action ItemApprove an Amendment to the Agreement with Kings View Corporation extending the time of performance to June 30, 2021, and increasing the contract value by $54,936, for a total contract amount of $726,883 for homeless outreach and assessment services   Not available Not available
ID 20-001548 11-Y Action ItemApprove City Attorney amended contract.   Not available Not available
ID 20-001269 11-Z Action ItemActions pertaining to agreement between the City of Fresno and Omni Financial, LLC: 1. Adopt a finding of Categorical Exemption pursuant to Section 15301/Class 1 of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) guidelines. 2. Approve an agreement between the City of Fresno and Omni Financial, LLC, a California limited partnership, for parking and common area maintenance at North Cedar Avenue between East Hampton Way and Dakota Avenue.   Not available Not available
ID 20-001470 11-AA 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) 3. Authorize the City Manager, or designee, to approve Environmental Site Assessment and Property Condition Assessment consultant services in accordance with AO 6-19, not to exceed $250k   Not available Not available
ID 20-001539 11-BB ResolutionActions pertaining to Commercial Cannabis Activity: 1. ***RESOLUTION - 46th Amendment to the Annual Appropriation Resolution No. 2020-159 appropriating $71,700 for the Cannabis Consulting and Support Services Agreement (Subject to Mayor’s Veto) 2. Approve an Agreement Amendment with Hinderliter, de Llamas, and Associates for Professional Cannabis Consulting and Support Services   Not available Not available
ID 20-001556 11-CC Action ItemRESOLUTION - Initiating a Rezone and adding a condition of zoning to prohibit the issuance of an alcohol license for real property located at the northwest corner of North Cedar Avenue and East Tulare Street pursuant to Fresno Municipal Code Section 15-5803-B   Not available Not available
ID 20-001557 11-DD Action ItemApprove Purchase and Sale Agreement with Fresno Economic Opportunities Commission for the sale of Pride Park (APN 467-292-05T)   Not available Not available
ID 20-001509 11-EE Action ItemConsider Amended and Restated Disposition and Development Agreement with Noyan Frazier Capital L.P. for the South Stadium project.   Not available Not available
ID 20-001522 11-F Action ItemApprove Amendment No. 1 to the Agreement with the Fresno County Transportation Authority for Freeway Litter Abatement Services (Citywide)   Not available Not available
ID 20-001525 11-J Action ItemComplete Streets Policy Annual Report - first annual report (Citywide)   Not available Not available
ID 20-001390 11-R Action ItemActions related to Lease Agreement of City-owned land at the Fresno-Clovis Regional Wastewater Reclamation Facility (RWRF) (Council District 3): 1. Adopt a finding of Categorical Exemption pursuant to Sections 15301/Class 1, 15304/Class 4, and 15325/Class 25 of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines; 2. Approve a Fifth Amendment to the Lease and Agreement with Mr. James Cook for 550 acres of City-owned land at the RWRF, to include a payment arrangement for an amount totaling $116,885 to be paid in 17 installments of $6,875.59, beginning the fourth quarter of calendar year 2020 and continuing on a quarterly basis for 16 subsequent quarters; and to grant one four-year extension, for the period of January 1, 2021 through December 31, 2024.   Not available Not available
ID 20-001582 11-W Action ItemAPPROVE - Second Amendment to the Exclusive Negotiation Agreement by and between the City of Fresno and Tutelian & Company, Inc.   Not available Not available
ID 20-001524 11-X Action ItemApprove an Amendment to the Agreement with Kings View Corporation extending the time of performance to June 30, 2021, and increasing the contract value by $54,936, for a total contract amount of $726,883 for homeless outreach and assessment services   Not available Not available
ID 20-001539 11-BB ResolutionActions pertaining to Commercial Cannabis Activity: 1. ***RESOLUTION - 46th Amendment to the Annual Appropriation Resolution No. 2020-159 appropriating $71,700 for the Cannabis Consulting and Support Services Agreement (Subject to Mayor’s Veto) 2. Approve an Agreement Amendment with Hinderliter, de Llamas, and Associates for Professional Cannabis Consulting and Support Services   Not available Not available
ID 20-001509 11-EE Action ItemConsider Amended and Restated Disposition and Development Agreement with Noyan Frazier Capital L.P. for the South Stadium project.   Not available Not available
ID 20-001578 14-B Action ItemApprove agreement with United Health Centers to fund COVID testing events   Not available Not available
ID 20-001565 14-A Action ItemExtension of the Senior Aid for Food and Resources Program   Not available Not available
ID 20-001560 1  Action ItemRESOLUTION- Accepting and approving the report from the Commission on Police Reform, and creating an ongoing committee to oversee implementation   Not available Not available
ID 20-001537 15-B Closed Session ItemCONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL-EXISTING LITIGATION Government Code Section 54956.9, subdivision (d)(1) Case Name: 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)   Not available Not available
ID 20-001544 15-C Closed Session ItemCONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL-EXISTING LITIGATION Government Code Section 54956.9, subdivision (d)(1) Case Name: Estate of Steven Willis, et al. v. City of Fresno, et al. (Everest National Insurance Company) United States District Court Case No.: 1:09-CV-01766-LJO-DLB (Personnel/Risk Department)   Not available Not available
ID 20-001558 15-D Closed Session ItemCONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL-EXISTING LITIGATION - Government Code Section 54956.9, subdivision (d)(1): Case Name: City of Fresno v. United States Department of Interior, Bureau of Reclamation; US Court of Federal Claims 16-1276L   Not available Not available
ID 20-001577 15-EClosed 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 Sponsor: Council President Arias   Not available Not available