CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING AGENDA
SEPTEMBER 6, 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 September 6, 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:
1. Call to Order.
2. Roll Call.
DISCUSSION AND POTENTIAL ACTION ITEMS
3. Appointment of Labor Negotiator: Jose Antonio Ramirez, City Manager, Relating to Labor Negotiations with Employee Organization Operating Engineers Local Union No. 3, Representing the Livingston Police Officers’ Association.
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 Labor Negotiator
(Government Code Section 54957.6)
Agency Negotiator: City Manager Jose Antonio Ramirez
Employee Organization: Operating Engineers Local Union No. 3 (OE3)
Representing the Livingston Police Officers’ Association (LPOA)
CALL TO ORDER Next Resolution Number: 2011-57
Next Ordinance Number: 596
Pledge of Allegiance.
Closed Session Announcements
Changes to the Agenda.
AWARDS, PRESENTATIONS, APPOINTMENTS AND PROCLAMATIONS
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.
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.
3. Resolution Awarding Construction Contract to Harris Builders Inc, Turlock, California for the Picnic Areas and Restroom Facilities at the Walnut Sports Complex Project 06-01680, the Appropriation and Expenditure of Funds, and Authorizing the City Manager to Execute a Construction Contract and Any Change Orders Thereto with Harris Builders Inc.
DISCUSSION AND POTENTIAL ACTION ITEMS
9. Resolution Approving Submittal of a Grant Application to the Department of Homeland Security for the 2011 Assistance to Firefighters Grant to Assist in the Purchase of New Equipment and Training for the Livingston Fire Department.