APRIL 05, 2011

CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING AGENDA

APRIL 5, 2011

CLOSED SESSION: 6:30 P.M.

OPEN SESSION: 7:00 P.M.

Notice is hereby given that the City Council will hold a Regular Meeting on April 5, 2011, 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 6:30 p.m. The Closed Session will be held in the City of Livingston City Hall Conference Room located at 1416 C Street. The agenda shall be as follows:

Closed Session

A “Closed” or “Executive” Session of the City Council or the Livingston Redevelopment Agency 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 Hall Conference Room 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.

1. Conference with Legal Counsel – Existing Litigation

Government Code Section 54956.9(a)

a. Foster Poultry Farms, Inc. v. City of Livingston, et al, California Superior Court, County of Merced, Case No. CV000752.

Regular Meeting

CALL TO ORDER Next Resolution Number: 2011-21

Next Ordinance Number: 590

Pledge of Allegiance.

Roll Call.

Closed Session Announcements.

Changes to the Agenda.

AWARDS, PRESENTATIONS, APPOINTMENTS AND PROCLAMATIONS

1. Presentation of Proclamation – National Library Week, April 10-16, 2011.

2. Presentation of Proclamation – Week of the Young Child April 8-16, 2011.

3. Presentation of Five-Year Service Pin to Police Corporal Daihn Villarreal.

4. Presentation of Plaque to Former Police Lieutenant Sharon Silva.

5. Presentation – “GIS and the City of Livingston” – Rich Green, GIS Program

Manager, Merced County Association of Governments.

6. Departmental Presentation: Community Development Director Donna Kenney.

ANNOUNCEMENTS AND REPORTS

Supervisor John Pedrozo Announcements and Reports.

Interim City Manager Announcements and Reports.

City Council Members’ Announcements and Reports.

Mayor’s Announcements and Reports.

PUBLIC HEARINGS

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.

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.

7. Resolution Approving the Merced County Association of Governments (MCAG) Work Program and Budget for Fiscal Year 2011/2012.

8. Resolution for the Acceptance of the “B” Street Pavement Rehabilitation Project, Authorizing the City Clerk to Record a Notice of Completion with Merced County and Authorizing the Interim City Manager to Release Performance and Material Bonds and to Make Final Payment of Retention Monies to Teichert Construction Company.

9. Denial of Claim for Damages from Bonnie Farley.

10. Approve Livingston Municipal Code Title 5, Chapter 3, Table 3, Footnote 1, Resolution of Intent Concerning Alcohol by the Glass in the Downtown Commercial District (DTC).

11. Approval of Minutes of Meeting Held on March 1, 2011.

12. Approval of Warrant Register Dated March 30, 2011.

DISCUSSION AND POTENTIAL ACTION ITEMS

13. City Council to Provide Staff Direction Concerning Livingston’s Proposed Participation in Merced County Association of Governments (MCAG) Service Studies.

14. City Council to Provide Staff Direction for Appointments to the Utility Rates Stakeholders Committee.

15. Review Administrative Appeal 2011-01 and Provide Staff Direction Concerning Farming within City Limits.

ADJOURNMENT

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