SEPTEMBER 20, 2011 Regular and Special Meeting Agendas

CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING AGENDA

SEPTEMBER 20, 2011

SPECIAL MEETING: 6:30 P.M.

REGULAR MEETING: 7:00 P.M.

Notice is hereby given that the City Council will hold a Regular Meeting on September 20, 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 24 hours prior to the meeting shall be made available for public inspection at Livingston City Hall, 1416 C Street. The Special Meeting will be held in accordance with state law prior to the Open Session beginning at 6:30 p.m. The agenda shall be as follows:

Special Meeting

1. Call to Order.

2. Roll Call.

CITIZEN COMMENTS

This section of the Special Meeting agenda allows members of the public to address the City Council on any item 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, the City Council is prohibited from taking action on any item not on the agenda.

Please note that under California Government Code section 54954.3(a) (The Brown Act), Special Meeting agendas need only provide an opportunity for members of the public to directly address the legislative body concerning any item that has been described in the meeting agenda before or during consideration of the item. The public will have an opportunity to comment on matters not on the agenda at regularly scheduled City Council Meetings.

DISCUSSION AND POTENTIAL ACTION ITEMS

3. Resolution Authorizing the Application and Acceptance of San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District Public Benefit Grant Program Funds

ADJOURNMENT

** PLEASE NOTE THAT THE CITY COUNCIL’S AGENDIZED 6:30 P.M. CLOSED SESSION HAS BEEN CANCELLED. THE CITY COUNCIL WILL HOLD THIS SPECIAL MEETING IN ITS PLACE.

CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING AGENDA
SEPTEMBER 20, 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 20, 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

1 . Call to Order.

2. Roll Call.

CLOSED SESSION

A "Closed" or "Executive" Session of the City Council or the Livingston Redevelopment Agency may he 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.

3. Conference with Labor Negotiator

(Government Code Section 54957.6)

Agency Negotiator: City Manager Jose Antonio Ramirez

Employee Organizations: All Represented and Unrepresented City Employees.

Regular Meeting

CALL TO ORDER Next Resolution Number: 2011-60

Next Ordinance Number: 596

Pledge of Allegiance.

Roll Call.

Closed Session Announcements

Changes to the Agenda.

AWARDS, PRESENTATIONS, APPOINTMENTS AND PROCLAMATIONS

1 . Jeremy Hofer, Fresno Community Development Financial Institution, Opportunities for Small Business Financing.

2. Guadalupe Valdes, Area Specialist, Rural Development, USDA, Single Family Housing Repair Loans/Grants.

3. Bryce Dias, Project Associate, Great Valley Center, Livingston’s Greenhouse Gas Emissions Inventory of Local Government Operations.

GRANT ANNOUNCEMENTS

4. 2011 COPS Secure Our Schools Grant Award.

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

5. Resolution Approving the Proposed Street Name Changes to Livingston-Cressey Road and Lincoln Boulevard and Authorizing the City Engineer to File a Notice of Correction of the Final Maps with the Merced County Recorder’s Office.

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.

6. Resolution Awarding Construction Contract to Lawrence Backhoe Service, Atwater, CA, for the Replacement of Water Valves on Peach Avenue and Authorizing the City Manager to Execute a Construction Contract and Any Change Orders Thereto with Lawrence Backhoe Service.

7. Approval of Minutes of Meeting Held on September 6, 2011.

8. Approval of Warrant Register Dated September 14, 2011.

DISCUSSION AND POTENTIAL ACTION ITEMS

9. Resolution Approving Providing Workers’ Compensation Coverage for Certain City Volunteers.

10. Resolution Amending Livingston Park and Field Rules Concerning Dogs in City Parks.

11. Resolution Approving a Conceptual Park Design for the Little Guys and Gals Field and Authorizing the Parks and Recreation Commission to Begin Fundraising Activities.

12. Provide Staff Direction on the Recruitment of a Police Chief.

13. Shortel Telecommunication Service Contract with KTS Services of Northern California, Inc.

ADJOURNMENT

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