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IN ACCORDANCE WITH PROVISIONS OF THE ARIZONA REVISED STATUTES AND THE FLAGSTAFF CITY CHARTER THE SUMMARIZED MINUTES OF CITY COUNCIL MEETINGS ARE NOT VERBATIM TRANSCRIPTS.  ONLY THE ACTIONS TAKEN AND DISCUSSION APPEARING WITH QUOTATION MARKS ARE VERBATIM.  AUDIO RECORDINGS OF CITY COUNCIL MEETINGS ARE ON FILE IN THE CITY CLERK’S OFFICE.

 

SUMMARIZED MINUTES

COUNCIL MEETING

 

August 4, 2009

5:30 p.m.

 

A meeting of the Flagstaff City Council was held on August 4, 2009 convening at 6:06 p.m., in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 211 West Aspen Avenue, Flagstaff, Arizona.

 

CALL TO ORDER

 

The meeting was called to order by Vice Mayor White.

 

1.      PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE, READING OF THE VISION STATEMENT, AND INVOCATION

 

Vice Mayor White asked those present to stand for the Pledge of Allegiance, the reading of the Vision Statement, and the Invocation.

 

2.      ROLL CALL

 

On roll call, the following were present:

 

 

Mayor Presler  -  Excused

 

Vice Mayor White

Councilmember Brewster

Councilmember Evans

Councilmember Haughey

Councilmember Overton

Councilmember Swanson

 

 

Also present were:

 

 

City Manager, Kevin Burke

City Attorney, Patricia Boomsma

 

3.       MINUTES

 

A.

Consideration of Minutes:

 

No minutes were submitted.

 

4.        PUBLIC PARTICIPATION

 

Vice Mayor White read a proclamation declaring August as Drowning Awareness Month in Flagstaff.

 

5.       CONSENT AGENDA

 

A.

Consideration of Grant Agreement:  Clean-up of a brownfield at 116 West Phoenix Avenue (Creosote Pit).

 

 

RECOMMENDED ACTION:

(A)

Authorize the acceptance of grant funds in the amount of $126,900.00; and.

 

 

(B)

Approve the grant agreement with the United States Environmental Protection Agency.

 

B.

Consideration of PC SUB 2009-002:  A request for preliminary plat approval by Rick Natenberg for Grand Summit Condominiums containing four living units on a 0.28 acre parcel located at 920 West Grand Canyon Avenue in the RM-L-E, One and Two-Family Residential District Established.

 

 

RECOMMENDED ACTION:

Approve the preliminary plat as recommended by the Planning and Zoning Commission.

 

Councilmember Overton moved to approve the Consent Agenda.  The motion was seconded by Councilmember Haughey and passed on unanimous vote.

 

6.      PUBLIC HEARING ITEMS

 

No Items were submitted.

 

7.      REGULAR AGENDA

 

A.

Consideration of Applicants for Appointments:  Disability Awareness 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 one appointment to partial term expiring March 2010.

 

Vice Mayor White moved to appoint Stephanie Rust to a partial term expiring March, 2010.  The motion was seconded by Councilmember Evans and passed on unanimous vote.

 

B.

Consideration of Applicants for Appointments:  Water 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 one appointment to a term expiring December 2010.

 

Councilmember Swanson moved to appoint John Nawakowski to a term expiring December 2010, seconded by Councilmember Haughey.  The vote was unanimous in favor.

 

C.

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 final time by title only.

Adopt Ordinance No. 2009-22.

 

Councilmember Brewster moved to read Ordinance No. 2009-22 for the final time by title only.  The motion was seconded by Councilmember Evans and passed on unanimous vote.

 

Title was read as follows:

 

 

 

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.

 

 

Councilmember Haughey moved to adopt Ordinance No. 2009-22, seconded by Councilmember Evans.  The motion passed on unanimous vote.

 

D.

Consideration of Appointments:  Presiding Magistrate and Magistrates.

 

 

RECOMMENDED ACTION:

Discuss in executive session and make appointments at Council meeting.

 

Councilmember Haughey moved to appoint Thomas Chotena as Presiding Magistrate for a two-year term, and to appoint Michael Araujo and Charlotte Beyal as Magistrates for two-year terms.  The motion was seconded by Councilmember Overton and passed on unanimous vote.

 

8.       COUNCIL DISCUSSION ITEMS

 

A.

Consideration of Council Discussion:  Northern Arizona Workforce Training Center.

 

 

RECOMMENDED ACTION:

Discuss and provide direction.

 

Council agreed to table this item to the August 18, 2009 Council Meeting.

 

9.      PUBLIC PARTICIPATION

 

None.

 

10.    INFORMATIONAL ITEMS AND REPORTS FROM COUNCIL AND STAFF, REQUESTS   FOR FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS

 

Councilmember Overton requested that Kimberly Ott, Public Information Officer, use her contacts and resources to highlight the various and extensive overlay street projects that have been completed in recent months.

 

11.    ADJOURNMENT

 

There being no further business to come before the Council, the Meeting was adjourned at 6:31 p.m.

 

 

                                                                         

MAYOR

 

ATTEST:

                                                                           

CITY CLERK

 

 

 

CERTIFICATION

 

STATE OF ARIZONA,

 

Coconino County.

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I, MARGIE BROWN, do hereby certify that I am the City Clerk of the City of Flagstaff, County of Coconino, State of Arizona, and that the above Minutes are a true and correct summary of the Meeting of the Council of the City of Flagstaff held on August 4, 2009.  I further certify that the Meeting was duly called and held and that a quorum was present.

 

DATED this 2nd day of September, 2009.

 

                                                                           

CITY CLERK