JUNE 08, 2016

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CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING AGENDA

JUNE 8, 2016

CLOSED SESSION: 6:00 P.M.

OPEN SESSION: 7:00 P.M.

Notice is hereby given that the City Council will hold a Regular Meeting on June 8, 2016, at the City Council Chambers, 1416 C Street, Livingston, California. Persons with disabilities who may need assistance should contact the Deputy City Clerk at least 24 hours prior to this meeting at (209) 394-8041, Ext. 121. Any writings or documents pertaining to an Open Session item provided to a majority of the members of the legislative body less than 72 hours prior to the meeting shall be made available for public inspection at Livingston City Hall, 1416 C Street. The Open Session will begin at 7:00 p.m. The Closed Session will be held in accordance with state law prior to the Open Session beginning at 6:00 p.m. The Closed Session will be held at the City Council Chambers located at 1416 C Street. The agenda shall be as follows:

CLOSED SESSION

1. Call to Order.

2. Roll Call.

CLOSED SESSION

A “Closed” or “Executive” Session of the City Council or the Successor Agency to the Redevelopment Agency of the City of Livingston may be held in accordance with state law which may include, but is not limited to, the following types of items: personnel matters, labor negotiations, security matters, providing instructions to real property negotiators, conference with legal counsel regarding pending litigation. The Closed Session will be held in the City Council Chambers located at 1416 C Street, Livingston, California. Any public comment on Closed Session items will be taken before the Closed Session. Any required announcements or discussion of Closed Session items or actions following the Closed Session will be made in the City Council Chambers, 1416 C Street, Livingston, California.

3. Conference with Legal Counsel – Potential Litigation

((Government Code Section 54956.9(d)(2))

Number of Cases: 2

4. Conference with Real Property Negotiator

(Government Code Section 54956.8)

Real Property: APN: 047-140-016 and 047-140-017

Negotiating Parties for City: Interim City Manager/City Attorney

Under Negotiation: Potential Property Sale

5. Conference with Real Property Negotiator

(Government Code Section 54956.8)

Real Property: APN: 046-250-006 and 047-090-012

Negotiating Parties for City: Interim City Manager/City Attorney

Under Negotiation: Potential Property Sale

Regular Meeting

CALL TO ORDER Next Resolution No.: 2016-24 Next Ordinance No. 628

Pledge of Allegiance.

Roll Call.

Closed Session Announcements

Changes to the Agenda.

AWARDS, PRESENTATIONS, PROCLAMATIONS

1. Invocation by Police Chaplain Mike Outten.

Swearing-in of New Police Officers Donald Cole and Brando Butler

Oath of Office to be Administered by Mayor Rodrigo Espinoza

2. Presentation of Plaque of Recognition by Mayor Espinoza to Zeus Baldevia for his Selection as 2015 Police Officer of the Year.

3. Presentation of Plaque of Recognition by Mayor Espinoza to Chief Ruben Chavez and Members of the Livingston Police Department for being Honored with the 2016 James Q. Wilson Award for Excellence for the Implementation of the Department’s Community Policing Program, Mental Health and Police in Schools (MAPS) in Conjunction with the Livingston Union School District and Merced County Department of Mental Health.

4. Presentation of a Plaque to the Family of the Late Guadalupe “Lupe” Garcia in Memory, Recognition and Appreciation for his Many Contributions to the City and the Community.

ANNOUNCEMENTS AND REPORTS

Supervisor John Pedrozo Announcements and Reports.

City Staff Announcements and Reports.

City Manager Announcements and Reports.

City Council Members’ Announcements and Reports.

Mayor’s Announcements and Reports.

CITIZEN COMMENTS

This section of the agenda allows members of the public to address the City Council on any item NOT otherwise on the agenda. Members of the public, when recognized by the Mayor, should come forward to the lectern, and identify themselves. Comments are normally limited to three (3) minutes. In accordance with State Open Meeting Laws, no action will be taken by the City Council this evening. For items which are on the agenda this evening members of the public will be provided an opportunity to address the City Council as each item is brought up for discussion.

PUBLIC HEARING

5. Public Hearing to Consider Approval of a Resolution Approving the Negative Declaration and Approval of a Resolution Adopting the 2016-2024 Housing Element Update.

CONSENT CALENDAR

Items on the Consent Calendar are considered routine or non-controversial and will be enacted by one vote, unless separate action is requested by the City Manager or City Council Member. There will be no separate discussion of these items unless members of the City Council or City Manager request that specific items be removed.

6. Initiating Proceedings and Ordering the Preliminary Engineer’s Report for the Annual Levy of Assessments for Fiscal Year 2016/2017 for the Citywide Consolidated Landscape Maintenance Assessment District No. 1, Approving the Engineer’s Report, Declaring the City’s Intention to Levy Annual Assessments for the District, and Appointing a Time and a Place for a Public Hearing.

7. Initiating Proceedings and Ordering the Preliminary Engineer’s Report for the Annual Levy of Assessments for Fiscal Year 2016/2017 for the Livingston Benefit Assessment Districts, Declaring the City’s Intention to Levy Annual Assessments Within Such Districts, and Appointing a Time and Place for a Public Hearing.

8. Approval of Minutes of the Meeting Held on February 16, 2016.

9. Approval of Minutes of the Meeting Held on March 1, 2016.

10. Approval of Warrant Register Dated June 3, 2016.

DISCUSSION AND POTENTIAL ACTION ITEMS

11. Resolution Approving Revised Transportation Expenditure Plan.

12. Resolution Approving a Two (2) Year Professional Services Agreement for Planning Services and Authorizing the Interim City Manager to Execute Agreement with Selected Firm.

13. Adopt Resolutions Calling and Giving Notice of the Holding of a General Municipal Election on Tuesday, November 8, 2016, for the Election of the Mayor and Three (3) Council Members, a City Clerk, and a City Treasurer as Required by the Provisions of the Laws of the State of California Relating to General Law Cities; and Requesting the Board of Supervisors of the County of Merced Consolidate a General Municipal Election to be Held on November 8, 2016, with the Statewide General Election to be Held on the Date Pursuant to Section 10403 of the Elections Code.

14. Discussion and Council Direction: Regional Transportation Impact Fee (RTIF) Ordinance.

15. Discussion and Council Direction: Council to Consider Authorizing City’s MCAG Representative (Mayor) to Initiate Discussions on Obtaining MCAG’s Support to Improve and Expand the Hammatt 99 Overpass.

16. Discussion and Council Direction: Council to Consider Establishment of “Star of Fame/Recognition” Signage Area Erected on the Current Downtown Main Street Improvement Project (Sidewalk Areas).

ADJOURNMENT

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