AUGUST 16, 2011

AMENDED AGENDA

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CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING AGENDA

AUGUST 16, 2011

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 August 16, 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 6:00 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

1. Call to Order.

2. Pledge of Allegiance.

3. Roll Call.

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.

4. Conference with Legal Counsel – Existing Litigation Government Code Section 54956.9(a)

a. City of Livingston v. The Dow Chemical Company, et al.

San Francisco Superior Court, Case No.CGC-05-442837

San Bernardino Superior Court, Case No. SVCSS 120627

Judicial Council Coordination Proceeding No. 4435

  • (Note from TheGardeningSnail: The Links takes you to what I was able to find. There may be more out there. I just haven’t found it yet. Given that this litigation has been going on since 2005, I thought some of you just might like the ability to find out a little more.)

Regular Meeting

CALL TO ORDER Next Resolution Number: 2011-55

Next Ordinance Number: 596

Pledge of Allegiance.

Roll Call.

Changes to the Agenda.

AWARDS, PRESENTATIONS, APPOINTMENTS AND PROCLAMATIONS

1. Presentation by Kristen Lucas, City of Livingston Animal Control Officer.

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.

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.

2. Adopt Resolution Approving Amendment No. 2 to the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) Between the City of Livingston and Merced County Workforce Investment Board for Enterprise Zone Marketing and Program Management Services.

3. Waive the Second Reading and Adopt Ordinance No. 593 of the City Council of the City of Livingston Amending Livingston Municipal Code Section 5-6-2(B) Concerning Amendments and Rezonings

4. Waive the Second Reading and Adopt Ordinance No. 594 of the City Council of the City of Livingston Amending Livingston Municipal Code Title 5, Chapter 3 Relating to Farmworker Housing, Emergency Shelters and Transitional and Supportive Housing As Required by the City’s Housing Element..

5. Waive the Second Reading and Adopt Ordinance No. 595 of the City Council of the City of Livingston Authorizing the City to Participate in the ABx1 27 Voluntary Alternative Redevelopment Program.

6. Approval of Minutes of Meeting Held on August 2, 2011.

7. Approval of Warrant Register Dated August 10, 2011.

DISCUSSION AND POTENTIAL ACTION ITEMS

8. Adoption of Resolution No. 2011-___Authorizing the City Manager to Enter into an Agreement for Building Department Contract Staff Support Services.

9. Discussion – Renaming of Livingston-Cressey Road to North Main Street.

ADJOURNMENT

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