NOVEMBER 20, 2012

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CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING AGENDA

NOVEMBER 20, 2012

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 November 20, 2012, 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 at the City Council Chambers 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 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

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3. Conference with Legal Counsel – Potential Litigation

[(Government Code Section 54956.9(b)(2)]

Number of Cases: 1

4. Conference with Legal Counsel – Existing Litigation

[(Government Code Section 54956.9(a)] – Michael Sperry vs. City of Livingston, et al,

Merced County Superior Court Case No. CV002762

5. Conference with Labor Negotiator

(Government Code Section 54957.6)

Agency Negotiator: City Manager Jose Antonio Ramirez

Employee Organizations: All Represented City Employees

Regular Meeting

CALL TO ORDER Next Resolution Number: 2012-74

Next Ordinance Number: 600

Pledge of Allegiance.

Roll Call.

Closed Session Announcements.

Changes to the Agenda.

AWARDS, PRESENTATIONS, APPOINTMENTS AND PROCLAMATIONS

1. Presentation of Lifesaving Award to Officer Nick Kirk by Chief Ruben Chavez and Sgt. John Ramirez.

2. Introduction of Livingston Middle School Roadmap Team, Public Safety Announcement on Livingston’s Social Host Ordinance by Chief Ruben Chavez, Council Member Theresa Land, and Christopher Jensen, Alcohol and Drug Specialist, Merced County Department of Mental Health.

GRANT ANNOUNCEMENTS

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.

CITY COUNCIL FUTURE AGENDA ITEM REQUESTS.

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.

3. Approval of Warrant Register Dated November 16, 2012.

DISCUSSION AND POTENTIAL ACTION ITEMS

4. Resolution Approving a Professional Audit Services Agreement between the City of Livingston and Bryant L. Jolley, CPA, and Authorizing the City Manager to Execute the Agreement.

5. Resolution Adopting the Wastewater Utilities Operator-in-Training(OIT)/Operator I, II and III Job Descriptions and Corresponding Salary Schedules.

6. Request City Council Authorization to Initiate Recruitment for Two Full-Time Positions Within the Adopted Wastewater Utilities Operator-in-Training(OIT)/Operator I, II and III Group/Classifications.

7. Approval of Investigation Report for Crimetek Security to Operate a Private Patrol Service in the City of Livingston and Authorizing Staff to Set a Public Hearing to Consider Approval of Crimetek’s Business License Application.

8. City Council Direction to Staff Regarding Cancellation of January 1, 2013, Regular Meeting.

ADJOURNMENT

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