(Note from TheGardeningSnail: I have added links and Maps so you can get a better idea about what is going on around here.)
CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING AGENDA
SEPTEMBER 6, 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 September 6, 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 agenda shall be as follows:
1. Call to Order.
2. Roll Call.
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—Existing Litigation
((Government Code Section 54956.9(a))
Name of Case: Animal Legal Defense Fund v. City of Livingston (Note from TheGardeningSnail: According to the link above “The California Public Records Act requires utility usage data to be disclosed if doing so is in the public interest. The lawsuit… contends that Foster Farms’ water usage is indeed a matter of public interest because the Foster Farms facility uses two-thirds of the city’s water by some accounts, and the state is in the middle of a severe drought.”)
Merced County Superior Court – Case No.16CV-01222
4. Conference with Real Property Negotiator
(Government Code Section 54956.8)
Real Property: APN: 024-114-016
Negotiating Parties for City: Interim City Manager/City Attorney and Quirino and Clara Cervantes
Under Negotiation: Potential Property Purchase
5. Conference with Real Property Negotiator
(Government Code Section 54956.8)
Partial Area of Real Property: APN 24-143-011
Negotiating Parties for City: Interim City Manager/City Attorney and Flor Chavez
Under Negotiation: Lease Agreement
CALL TO ORDER Next Resolution No.: 2016-51 Next Ordinance No. 628
Pledge of Allegiance.
Closed Session Announcements.
Changes to the Agenda.
AWARDS, PRESENTATIONS AND PROCLAMATIONS
1. Presentation: Tristan Shamp, Statewide Grants Manager and Tove Beatty, Project Manager, California Consulting, will describe California Consulting’s background, grant writing services and discuss several grant applications that are currently available and which the City may wish to consider pursuing.
2. Representatives of the 4of July Committee and Carlos Vieira Foundation: Update on July 4th Celebration.
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.
3. Continuing Public Hearing and Adoption of 2015 Urban Water Management Plan and Water Shortage Contingency Plan to September 20, 2016.
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.
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.
DISCUSSION AND POTENTIAL ACTION ITEMS
9. Fiscal Year 2016-2017 Budget Presentation: Workshop #2 – Review of Street, Public Safety and Other Special Revenue and Enterprise Operating Funds.
10. Update and Possible Direction from City Council on City Logo.