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AGENDA

 

REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING

TUESDAY

JANUARY 20, 2009

 

CALL TO ORDER

 

COUNCIL CHAMBERS

211 WEST ASPEN AVENUE

5:00 P.M.

NOTICE OF OPTION TO RECESS INTO EXECUTIVE SESSION

 

 

Pursuant to A.R.S. §38-431.02, notice is hereby given to the members of the City Council and to the general public that, at this regular meeting, the City Council may vote to go into executive session, which will not be open to the public, for legal advice and discussion with the City’s attorneys for legal advice on any item listed on the following agenda, pursuant to A.R.S. §38‑431.03(A)(3).

 

 

1.      PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE, INVOCATION, AND MISSION STATEMENT

 

MISSION STATEMENT

 

 

 

The City of Flagstaff will be a sustainable, safe and vibrant community retaining the character, high quality of life and charm of a small town.  Flagstaff will offer economic opportunities, educational choices, attainable housing, a protected environment and cultural and career opportunities to a diverse population.

 

 

2.      ROLL CALL

 

 

 

MAYOR PRESLER           

VICE MAYOR WHITE           

COUNCILMEMBER BREWSTER         

COUNCILMEMBER EVANS         

 

 

COUNCILMEMBER HAUGHEY         

COUNCILMEMBER OVERTON         

COUNCILMEMBER SWANSON        

 

3.      APPROVAL OF MINUTES FROM PREVIOUS MEETINGS

 

A.

Consideration of Minutes: Special Council Meetings of September 29, 2008 and September 30, 2008.

 

RECOMMENDED ACTION: Approve the Minutes as submitted/corrected.

 

4.      PUBLIC PARTICIPATION

 

 

Public Participation enables the public to address the Council about an item that is not on the agenda.  If you wish to address the Council during Public Participation, it is not necessary to fill out a comment card.

 

Public input on agenda items will be taken after 5:30 p.m.  If you wish to address the Council at tonight's meeting on an item that is on the agenda, please complete a comment card and submit it to the recording clerk as soon as possible.  Your name will be called when it is your turn to speak.

 

You may address the Council up to three times throughout the meeting, including comments made during Public Participation.  Please limit your remarks to three minutes per item to allow everyone an opportunity to speakAt the discretion of the Chair, ten or more persons present at the meeting and wishing to speak may appoint a representative who may have no more than fifteen minutes to speak.

 

5.      CONSENT AGENDA

 

 

ALL MATTERS UNDER ‘CONSENT AGENDA” ARE CONSIDERED BY THE CITY COUNCIL TO BE ROUTINE AND WILL BE ENACTED BY ONE MOTION APPROVING THE RECOMMENDATIONS LISTED ON THE AGENDA.  UNLESS OTHERWISE INDICATED, EXPENDITURES APPROVED BY COUNCIL ARE BUDGETED ITEMS.

 

A.

Consideration of Payment of Legal Expenses:  Fred Nackard Land Company, et. al. v. City of Flagstaff.

 

 

RECOMMENDED ACTION:

Authorize additional payment of $20,000, not to exceed a total of $275,000.00, for attorney fees and costs.

 

B.

Consideration of Payment of Legal Expenses:  Agate Inc v. City of Flagstaff.

 

 

RECOMMENDED ACTION:

Authorize additional payment of $63,000, not to exceed a total of $88,000.00, for payment of attorney fees and costs.

 

C.

Consideration of Intergovernmental Agreement:  Suspending the claims of statute of limitations regarding the permanent easement at Fort Tuthill.

 

 

RECOMMENDED ACTION:

Approve the intergovernmental agreement with Coconino County.

 

D.

Consideration of Purchase under the Strategic Alliance for Volume Expenditures (SAVE) Intergovernmental Agreement:  Voice over Internet Protocol phones.

 

 

RECOMMENDED ACTION:

Authorize the purchase from NEC Unified Solutions of up to 229 phones, including licensing, in the amount not to exceed $100,000.00.

 

E.

Consideration of Intergovernmental Agreement:  Forensic science examination of criminal evidence.

 

 

RECOMMENDED ACTION:

Approve the Intergovernmental Agreement with State of Arizona, Department of Public Safety in an amount not to exceed $75,196.93.

 

F.

Consideration of Reclaimed Water Connection Rebates:  Flagstaff Unified School District and Lone Tree Investments, L.L.C.

 

 

RECOMMENDED ACTION:

Approve rebate payments to Flagstaff Unified School District in the amount of $2,403.15 and Lone Tree Investments, L.L.C., in the amount of $107,495.19.

 

6.     PUBLIC HEARING ITEMS (Public Hearing Items Will Not be Heard Prior to 5:30 p.m.)

 

A.

Consideration of Liquor License Application:  Derrik Widmark, “Diablo Burger”, 120 N. Leroux Street #111, Series 12, New License.

 

 

RECOMMENDED ACTION:

Open the public hearing.

Receive citizen input.

Close the public hearing

 

The City Council has the option to:

 

 

(1)

Forward the application to the State with a recommendation for approval;

 

 

(2)

Forward the application to the State with no recommendation; or

 

 

(3)

Forward the application to the State with a recommendation for denial based on the testimony received at the public hearing and/or other factors.

 

7.      REGULAR AGENDA

 

A.

Consideration of Applicants for Appointments:  Planning and Zoning Commission.  [The City Council may vote to discuss this matter in executive session pursuant to A.R.S. §38-431.03(A)(1).  The names of the applicants may be obtained by contacting the City Clerk.]

 

 

RECOMMENDED ACTION:

Make two appointments to terms expiring December 2011.

 

B.

Consideration of Ordinance No. 2009-01:  An ordinance changing the name of the Engineering Design and Construction Standards, 2007 Edition to “The Engineering Design and Construction Standards and Specifications for New Infrastructure”, changing the name of the Engineering Division to “The Engineering Section”; changing the name of the Community Development Department to “Community Development Division”; and adopting the “2009 Amendments to the Engineering Design and Construction Standards and Specification for New Infrastructure.”

 

 

RECOMMENDED ACTION:

Read Ordinance No. 2009-01 for the final time by title only.

Adopt Ordinance No. 2009-01.

 

C.

Consideration of Ordinance No. 2009-03:  An ordinance adopting that certain document entitled “Amendments to Chapter 10-03, Use Regulations, and 10-14, Definitions, of the Land Development Code Establishing Standards for Accessory Wind Energy Systems”, and thereby amending Title 10, “Land Development Code,” of the City Code of the City of Flagstaff by amending Chapters 10-03, Use Regulations, and Chapter 10-14, Definitions.

 

 

RECOMMENDED ACTION:

Read Ordinance No. 2009-03 for the final time by title only.

Adopt Ordinance No 2009-03.

 

8.      COUNCIL DISCUSSION ITEMS

 

A.

Consideration of Citizen Petition:  Global warming.

 

 

RECOMMENDED ACTION:

Discuss and provide direction.

 

9.      PUBLIC PARTICIPATION

 

10.    INFORMATIONAL ITEMS AND REPORTS FROM COUNCIL AND STAFF,

 

REQUESTS FOR FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS

 

11.    ADJOURNMENT