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WORK SESSION AGENDA

 

FLAGSTAFF CITY COUNCIL

MONDAY

FEBRUARY 2, 2009

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.

Call to Order.

 

 

2.

Roll Call:

 

MAYOR PRESLER           

VICE MAYOR WHITE           

COUNCILMEMBER BREWSTER           

COUNCILMEMBER EVANS           

 

 

 

COUNCILMEMBER HAUGHEY         

COUNCILMEMBER OVERTON          

COUNCILMEMBER SWANSON           

3.

Public Participation:

 

Public Participation enables the public to address the council about items that are not on the prepared agenda.  Public Participation appears on the agenda twice, at the beginning and at the end of the work session.  You may speak at one or the other, but not both.

 

Anyone wishing to comment on an item that is on the agenda is asked to fill out a speaker card and submit it to the recording clerk.  When the item comes up on the agenda, your name will be called.

 

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 to have an opportunity to speak.  At 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.

 

4.

General Legislative Issues:

 

a.

Guiding Principles for Advancing Flagstaff’s Interests.

 

b.

Greater Flexibility in Responding to Sudden or Unanticipated Legislative Actions.

 

c.

Energy Efficient Initiatives.

 

d.

Homeless Shelter.

 

e.

Protecting Existing Revenue Sources.

 

f.

Council Goals:

 

 

(1)

Public Safety.

 

 

(2)

Family, Youth, and Community.

 

 

(3)

Affordable Housing

 

 

(4)

Facilities and Basic Services

 

 

(5)

Community Sustainability

 

 

(6)

Fiscal Health

 

g.

Support for the Alliance for the Second Century and the Northern Arizona Intergovernmental Public Transit Authority.

 

5.

State Legislative Agenda:

 

a.

Anti-Local Preference State Laws.

 

b.

State-Shared Revenues.

 

c.

Water Resource Planning and Regional Water Solutions.

 

d.

Stimulus Plan for Economic and Educational Development.

 

6.

Federal Legislative Agenda:

 

a.

Rio de Flag Flood Control Project.

 

b.

Water Resource Planning and Regional Water Solutions

 

c.

Energy Efficient Block Grants.

 

d.

Housing Initiatives and Programs for Affordable Housing.

 

 

(1)

Homeless Shelter Funding

 

 

(2)

HOME and tax credits.

 

e.

Community Development Block Grants.

 

f.

Tax Credits for Bioscience Research and Development.

 

g.

Forest Health and Wildland Fire Funding.

 

h.

Regional Transportation.

 

 

 

7.

Informational Items To/From Mayor, Council, and City Manager.

 

8.

Public Participation.

 

9.

Adjournment.