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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

 

December 20, 2005

6:00 p.m.

 

A Meeting of the Flagstaff City Council was held on December 20, 2005 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 Margie Brown, City Clerk, per Rule 7.02 of the Council Rules of Procedure.  Roll call was conducted as follows:

 

 

Mayor Donaldson, Excused

Vice-Mayor White, Excused

Councilmember Babbott, Excused

Councilmember Cooper

Councilmember Haughey

Councilmember Kelty

Councilmember Silva

 

Also present were:

 

 

City Manager, Dave Wilcox

City Attorney, Patricia Boomsma

 

Councilmember Haughey moved to appoint Councilmember Cooper as temporary chair, seconded by Councilmember Silva.  The motion passed on unanimous vote.

 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

Temporary Chair Cooper asked those present to stand for the Pledge of Allegiance.

 

INVOCATION

 

Temporary Chair Cooper led a moment of silence.

 

4.       MINUTES

 

A.

Consideration of Minutes: Regular Council Meeting of December 6, 2005.

 

RECOMMENDED ACTION: Approve the Minutes as submitted/corrected.

 

Councilmember Silva moved to approve the Minutes.  The motion was seconded by Councilmember Kelty and passed on unanimous vote.

 

5.        PUBLIC PARTICIPATION

 

Ed Ferneth, 4374 East Winter Drive in Christmas Tree Estates, suggested that decaying neighborhoods like his be used for affordable housing.  The City could offer guarantees on loans to move newer homes into the neighborhood and and construct them on existing stemwalls.

 

6.       CONSENT – GENERAL

 

No items were submitted.

 

7.      CONSENT – CONTRACTUAL

 

A.

Consideration of Extension of Bid:  Streetlight maintenance.

 

 

RECOMMENDED ACTION:

Approve the first one-year extension to Fluoresco Lighting and Signs in the amount of $1.30 per pole per month, plus the cost of ancillary items and services as needed.

 

B.

Consideration of Bids:  Komptech Crambo 6000 trailer mounted horizontal grinder.

 

 

RECOMMENDED ACTION:

Approve the proposal of Norton Environmental Equipment in the amount of $493,467.00, with an extended two-year warranty and spare parts.

 

C.

Consideration of Bids:  Disposition of hazardous waste.

 

 

RECOMMENDED ACTION:

Approve the proposal from Clean Harbors Environmental Services, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $40,000.00.

 

D.

Consideration of Bids:  Wastewater Plant improvement project.

 

 

RECOMMENDED ACTION:

Reject all bids received.

 

E.

Consideration of Addendum II to Intergovernmental Agreement:  Technology sharing between Northern Arizona University and the City.

 

 

RECOMMENDED ACTION:

Approve Addendum II.

 

Councilmember Haughey moved to approve the Consent-Contractual Calendar with the exception of Item D.  The motion was seconded by Councilmember Silva and passed on unanimous vote.

 

Returning to Item D, Councilmember Haughey to accept the recommended action, seconded by Councilmember Kelty.  The vote was unanimous in favor.

 

Returning to Item B, Councilmember Kelty moved to reconsider, seconded by Councilmember Haughey.  The motion passed unanimously.

 

Councilmember Haughey moved to approve Item B to include the statement “plus applicable taxes and shipping.”  Councilmember Silva seconded the motion which passed on unanimous vote.

 

8.      BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS

 

A.

Consideration of Appointments:  Water Commission.

 

 

RECOMMENDED ACTION:

Discuss in Executive Session and, at the Council meeting, make one appointment to a term expiring in December, 2008.

 

Councilmember Haughey moved to appoint Dan Burke to a term on the Water Commission expiring December, 2008.  The motion was seconded by Councilmember Kelty and passed on unanimous vote.

 

B.

Consideration of PC SUB 05-014:  A request for tentative plat approval from Charles Henderson for Sterling Pines, a 40-unit residential condominium subdivision on a 3.3-acre site located at 3001 East Butler Avenue in the HR, High Density Residential Zoning District.

 

 

RECOMMENDED ACTION:

The Planning and Zoning Commission recommends approving the tentative plat with the conditions outlined in the staff summary attachment, and authorizing the Mayor to sign the final plat and City/Subdivider Agreement when notified by the Development Review Board that all conditions have been met and documents are ready for recording.

 

Councilmember Silva moved to accept the recommended action, seconded by Councilmember Kelty.  The motion passed on unanimous vote.

 

9.       PUBLIC HEARINGS

 

A.

Consideration of Liquor License Application:  Felipe Tabares, “La Hacienda Night Club”, 1411 S. Milton Road, Series 07, Person and Location 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 on the testimony received at the public hearing and/or other factors.

 

Assistant City Attorney Dana Kjellgren advised the Council that the applicant is reconsidering his application.  She recommended a tabling action while efforts are made to obtain an extension from the Department of Liquor Licenses.

 

Councilmember Haughey moved to able indefinitely, seconded by Councilmember Kelty.  The vote was unanimous in favor.

 

10.     ORDINANCES AND RESOLUTIONS

 

A.

Consideration of Resolution No. 2005-127:  A resolution of the City of Flagstaff City Council Adopting a Notice of Intention to Increase Stormwater Utility rates or rate components, and establishing a date for a public hearing on the proposed increase.

 

 

RECOMMENDED ACTION:

Read Resolution No. 2005-127 by title only.

Adopt Resolution No. 2005-127.

 

Councilmember Silva moved to read Resolution No. 2005-127 by title only, seconded by Councilmember Kelty.  The motion passed on unanimous vote and title was read as follows:

 

 

Resolution No. 2005-127

 

 

 

A resolution of the City of Flagstaff City Council Adopting a Notice of Intention to Increase Stormwater Utility rates or rate components, and establishing a date for a public hearing on the proposed increase.

 

 

Councilmember Kelty moved to adopt Resolution No. 2005-127.  Councilmember Silva seconded the motion which passed on unanimous vote.

 

B.

Consideration of Resolution No. 2005-128:  A resolution of the Mayor and Council of the City of Flagstaff, Arizona, declaring, for purposes of Section 1.150-2 of the Federal Treasury Regulations, Official Intent to be Reimbursed in connection with certain capital expenditures relating to the “May 18, 2004, Bond Authorization.”

 

 

RECOMMENDED ACTION:

Read Resolution No. 2005-128 by title only.

Adopt Resolution No. 2005-128.

 

Councilmember Silva moved to read Resolution No. 2005-128 by title only, seconded by Councilmember Haughey.  The motion passed on unanimous vote and title was read as follows:

 

 

Resolution No. 2005-128

 

 

 

A resolution of the Mayor and Council of the City of Flagstaff, Arizona, declaring, for purposes of Section 1.150-2 of the Federal Treasury Regulations, Official Intent to be Reimbursed in connection with certain capital expenditures relating to the “May 18, 2004, Bond Authorization.”

 

 

Councilmember Silva moved for adoption.  The motion was seconded by Councilmember Kelty and the vote was unanimous in favor.

 

11.     OTHER BUSINESS

 

A.

Consideration of Affirmative Running Covenant to Meet Special Conditions Including Signing a Future Annexation Petition in Exchange for Present Grant of Out-of-City Water Service:  Property located in a County island at 2555 North Fort Valley Road.

 

 

RECOMMENDED ACTION:

Approve the Affirmative Running Covenant with L. Thomas Atwood and Shannon Atwood.

 

Councilmember Haughey moved to take the recommended action, seconded by Councilmember Kelty.  The motion passed unanimously.

 

B.

Consideration of Stipulation Re Order to Show Cause and Consideration of PC SUB 2005-005:  (1) Stipulation Re Order to Show Cause and (2) final plat for Lone Tree Investments, LLC for Mountain Villas at Pine Canyon subdivision containing 46 townhome lots on 10.34 acres of land located at 1751 South Castle Hills Drive, R1, Residential Zoning District (conditional).

 

 

RECOMMENDED ACTION:

(1)

Approve the Stipulation re:  Order to Show Cause.

 

 

 

(2)

Approve the final plat subject to the Stipulation.

 

Councilmember Kelty moved to approve the Stipulation re:  Order to Show Cause.  The motion was seconded by Councilmember Silva and passed on unanimous vote.

 

Councilmember Kelty moved to approve the final plat subject to the Stipulation, seconded by Councilmember Silva.  The vote was unanimous in favor.

 

12.    INFORMATIONAL ITEMS TO OR FROM MAYOR, COUNCIL OR CITY MANAGER.

 

13.    ADJOURNMENT

 

There being no further business to come before the Council, the Meeting was adjourned at 6:27 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 December 20, 2005.  I further certify that the Meeting was duly called and held and that a quorum was present.

 

DATED this 4th day of January, 2006.

 

                                                                         

CITY CLERK