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AGENDA

 

 

REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING

TUESDAY

JULY 28, 2009

 

CALL TO ORDER

 

COUNCIL CHAMBERS

211 WEST ASPEN AVENUE

5:30 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 VISION STATEMENT

 

 

VISION 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: Regular Council Meetings of November 18, 2008; December 2, 2008; December 16, 2008; January 6, 2009; January 20, 2009; February 3, 2009; February 17, 2009; June 2, 2009; and June 16, 2009; and Special Council Meetings of December 23, 2008; February 10, 2009; and June 16, 2009.

 

RECOMMENDED ACTION: Approve the minutes as submitted/corrected.

 

 

4.     PUBLIC PARTICIPATION

 

 

A.

Proclamation:  Health Reform Day

 

 

B.

Outgoing Board and Commission Member Recognition:

 

 

 

1.

Councilmember Rick Swanson

 

 

 

a.

Shonto Begay, Beautification and Public Art Commission (August 7, 2007 through June 30, 2009)

 

 

2.

Mayor Sara Presler

 

 

 

a.

Harper Johnson, Parks and Recreation Commission (January 17, 2006 through May 31, 2009)

 

 

3.

Vice-Mayor Al White

 

 

 

a.

Jerry O’Brien, Disability Awareness Commission (August 16, 2005 through May 3, 2009)

 

 

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.

 

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.

 

 

5:30 P.M. RECESS INTO SPECIAL COUNCIL MEETING.

 

 

SPECIAL COUNCIL MEETING

 

 

 

1.    CALL TO ORDER

 

 

 

2.    ROLL CALL

 

 

 

 

MAYOR PRESLER              

COUNCILMEMBER BREWSTER       COUNCILMEMBER EVANS               

COUNCILMEMBER HAUGHEY         

 

 

COUNCILMEMBER OVERTON         

COUNCILMEMBER SWANSON        

COUNCILMEMBER WHITE     

 

 

3.

Consideration of Ordinance No. 2009-23:  An ordinance levying upon the assessed valuation of the property within the City of Flagstaff, Arizona, subject to taxation a certain sum upon each one hundred dollars ($100.00) of valuation sufficient to raise the amount estimated to be required in annual budget, less the amount estimated to be received from other sources of revenue; providing funds for various bond redemptions, for the purpose of paying interest upon bonded indebtedness; and providing funds for general municipal expenses, all for the fiscal year ending the 30th day of June, 2010 and declaring an emergency.

 

 

 

RECOMMENDED ACTION:

(1)

Move to read Ordinance No. 2009-23 for the first time by title only.

 

 

 

 

(2)

Move to consider the final reading of Ordinance No. 2009-23 by title only.

 

 

 

 

(3)

Move to read Ordinance No. 2009-23 for the final time by title only.

 

 

 

 

(4)

Adopt Ordinance No. 2009-23.

 

 

4.     ADJOURNMENT OF SPECIAL COUNCIL MEEING.

 

 

SPECIAL FLOOD PLAIN BOARD MEETING

 

 

1.     CALL TO ORDER

 

 

2.     ROLL CALL

 

 

 

MAYOR PRESLER              

COUNCILMEMBER BREWSTER       COUNCILMEMBER EVANS               

COUNCILMEMBER HAUGHEY         

 

 

COUNCILMEMBER OVERTON         

COUNCILMEMBER SWANSON        

COUNCILMEMBER WHITE     

 

 

 

3.

Consideration of Public Hearing:  Extension of variance from Ordinance No. 2001-06, “Floodplain Management Regulations”, at 216 W. Phoenix Avenue, Flagstaff.

 

 

 

RECOMMENDED ACTION:

Open the public hearing.

Receive citizen input.

Close the public hearing.

 

The Water Commission recommends granting an extension of the variance to Flagstaff Shelter Services with a termination of overnight stays on September 23, 2011; and waiving the $300 processing fee.

 

 

4.     ADJOURNMENT OF SPECIAL FLOOD PLAIN BOARD MEETING.

 

 

REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING.

 

 

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 Water, Wastewater, Refuse and Recycling Services, Environmental Fee, and Stormwater Fee Write-Offs:  Fiscal Year ending June 30, 2009.

 

 

 

RECOMMENDED ACTION:

Approve the write-offs of the uncollectable delinquent and bankrupt accounts in the amount of $60,569.03.

 

 

B.

Consideration of Bids:  Water treatment chemicals.

 

 

 

RECOMMENDED ACTION:

Accept the low responsive bids from Unifilt, BCS, Calgon Carbon Corporation, Thatcher Company, DPC, Hill Brothers, and Univar for the prices listed in the staff summary attachment.

 

 

C.

Consideration of Grant Agreement:  Northern Arizona Crimes Task Force (METRO-Cycle 23).

 

 

 

RECOMMENDED ACTION:

Approve the grant agreement with the Arizona Criminal Justice Commission for Recovery funding from the U.S. Department for Justice Edward Bryne Assistance grant funds in the amount of $325,870.00.

 

 

D.

Consideration of Grant Agreement:  Cooperative Forestry Hazardous Fuels on Non-Federal Lands Assistance.

 

 

 

RECOMMENDED ACTION:

(1)

Authorize the acceptance of grant funds in the amount of $359,030.00;

 

 

 

(2)

Approve the grant agreement with Arizona State Forestry Division; and

 

 

 

(3)

Authorize the City Manager to execute the necessary documents.

 

 

6.     PUBLIC HEARING ITEMS

 

 

A.

Consideration of Liquor License Application:  Jian Liang, “Dragon Palace”, 2730 E. Lakin Drive, 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 of the testimony received at the public hearing and/or other factors.

 

 

B.

Consideration of Liquor License Application:  Kenneth Lee, “Skippers Cove”, 1926 N. Fourth Street, #8B, 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 of the testimony received at the public hearing and/or other factors.

 

 

C.

Consideration of Liquor License Application:  David Hernandez Jimenez, “Mia’s Lounge”, 26 S. San Francisco Street, Series 06, Person Transfer.

 

 

 

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 of the testimony received at the public hearing and/or other factors.

 

 

7.      REGULAR AGENDA

 

 

A.

Consideration of Ordinance No. 2009-06:  An ordinance of the City Council of the City of Flagstaff, Arizona, amending Flagstaff City Code, Title 4, Building Regulations, by adopting the “2009 Amendments to the City Code, Title 4, Building Regulations” by reference.

 

 

 

RECOMMENDED ACTION:

Read Ordinance No. 2009-06 for the final time by title only.

Adopt Ordinance No. 2009-06.

 

 

B.

Consideration of Ordinance No. 2009-19:  An ordinance amending Title 3, “Business” of the Flagstaff City Code by adding a new Chapter 10, entitled “User Fees”, to provide for planning fees, engineering fees, fire fees, police fees, recreation fees, city clerk fees, cemetery fees, and tax licensing and revenue fees.

 

 

 

RECOMMENDED ACTION:

(1)

Move to read Ordinance No. 2009-19 for the first time by title only.

 

 

 

(2)

Move to consider the final reading of Ordinance No. 2009-22 by title only.

 

 

 

(3)

Move to Read Ordinance No. 2009-19 for the final time by title only.

 

 

 

(4)

Adopt Ordinance No. 2009-19.

 

 

C.

Consideration of Resolution No. 2009-37:  A resolution of the City Council of the City of Flagstaff, Arizona, declaring as a public record that certain document filed with the City Clerk and entitled “2009 Legal Descriptions of Real Properties to be Acquired for Flood Control and Redevelopment within the Rio de Flag Control Project and the Flagstaff Redevelopment Area.”

 

 

 

RECOMMENDED ACTION:

Read Resolution No. 2009-37 by title only.

Adopt Resolution No. 2009-37.

 

 

D.

Consideration of Ordinance No. 2009-22:  An ordinance amending Ordinance No. 1983, authorizing the acquisition of real property for flood control and redevelopment within the Rio de Flag Flood Control project and the Flagstaff redevelopment area, adding additional parcels needed for said project as set forth in the “2009 Legal Descriptions of Real Property to be Acquired for Flood Control and Redevelopment within the Rio de Flag Flood Control Project and the Flagstaff Redevelopment Area” previously declared to be a public record.

 

 

 

RECOMMENDED ACTION:

Read Ordinance No. 2009-22 for the first time by title only.

 

 

E.

Consideration of Resolution No. 2009-38:  A resolution of the City Council of the City of Flagstaff, Arizona, establishing a 2010 Bond Advisory Task Force.

 

 

 

RECOMMENDED ACTION:

Read Resolution No. 2009-38 by title only.

Adopt Resolution No. 2009-38.

 

 

8.      COUNCIL DISCUSSION ITEMS

 

 

A.

Consideration of Council Discussion:  Co-sponsorship of League Resolution

 

 

 

RECOMMENDED ACTION:

Discuss and provide direction.

 

 

B.

Consideration of Council Discussion:  Greater Arizona Mayors

 

 

 

RECOMMENDED ACTION:

Discuss and provide direction.

 

 

9.      PUBLIC PARTICIPATION

 

 

10.    INFORMATIONAL ITEMS AND REPORTS FROM COUNCIL AND STAFF,

 

 

a.

Discussion of Schedule for City Fest/Town Hall.

 

 

b.

Check-in on Campaign Policies.

 

 

c.

Discussion of Agenda Review for August 4 Council Meeting.

 

 

REQUESTS FOR FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS

 

 

11.    ADJOURNMENT