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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

 

March 6, 2007

6:00 p.m.

 

A Meeting of the Flagstaff City Council was held on March 6, 2007 convening at 6:00 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 Mayor Donaldson.

 

1.      PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

Mayor Donaldson asked those present to stand for the Pledge of Allegiance.

 

2.      INVOCATION

 

Mayor Donaldson led a moment of silence.

 

3.      ROLL CALL

 

On roll call, the following were present:

 

 

Mayor Donaldson

 

Vice-Mayor Overton

Councilmember Cooper

Councilmember Haughey

Councilmember Kelty

Councilmember Swanson

Councilmember White

 

 

Also present were:

 

 

Interim City Manager, John Holmes

City Attorney, Patricia Boomsma

 

4.       MINUTES

 

A.

Consideration of Minutes: Regular Council Meeting of January 16, 2007.

 

RECOMMENDED ACTION: Approve the Minutes as submitted/corrected.

 

5.        PUBLIC PARTICIPATION

 

Robert Azell, Flagstaff resident, expressed disappointment at the decision of Tesla Motor Company not to build a plant in Flagstaff.

 

Steve Schoner, Flagstaff resident, indicated opposition to the use of chemical de-icers in Flagstaff.

 

6.       CONSENT – GENERAL

 

A.

Consideration of Purchase under the Arizona Counter-Drug Procurement Program Intergovernmental Agreement:  Logos imaging radiographic processor system for the Police Department bomb squad.

 

 

RECOMMENDED ACTION:

Approve the use of grant funds from the Department of Homeland Security to purchase a Logos imaging radiographic processor system in the amount of $22,090.00, plus applicable tax and freight.

 

B.

Consideration of Acceptance of Grant Funds and Purchase under the Arizona Department of Homeland Security:  Replacement fire station generator and transfer switch.

 

 

RECOMMENDED ACTION:

Accept the grant funds from the Arizona Department of Homeland Security to be applied toward the purchase of a replacement fire station generator and transfer switch for Fire Station No. 1 in an amount not to exceed $19,413.00.

 

C.

Consideration of Allocation of Funds:  Social services.

 

 

RECOMMENDED ACTION:

Approve the third-year allocation of funds to United Way under the existing contract in the amount of $342,390.00 for FY 07/08.

 

Councilmember Kelty moved to approve the Consent-General Calendar with the exception of Item C.  The motion was seconded by Councilmember Cooper and passed on unanimous vote.

 

Returning to Item 6C, Councilmember Kelty moved to accept the recommended action, seconded by Vice-Mayor Overton. 

 

Councilmember Swanson declared a conflict of interest and removed himself from the podium, and so did not enter into discussion or vote.

 

The motion passed on unanimous vote.

 

7.      CONSENT – CONTRACTUAL

 

A.

Consideration of Annual Bid:  City vehicles.

 

 

RECOMMENDED ACTION:

(1)

Approve the bid from Bob Sellers Toyota for one hybrid compact sedan in the amount of $23,918.00, plus applicable sales tax;

 

 

(2)

Approve the bid from Integrity Chrysler/Jeep/Dodge for one minivan in the amount of $17,436.00, plus applicable sales tax; and

 

 

(3)

Approve the bid from Jim Babbitt Ford for three 1‑1/2 ton, 4X4 pickup cab and chassis; two 3/4-ton, 4X2 pickup trucks; one 3/4-ton, 4X4 extended cab pickup truck with snowplow package; and two police cruisers in the total amount of $190,322.91, plus applicable sales tax.

 

B.

Consideration of Bids:  Two heavy extrication tools for the Fire Department.

 

 

RECOMMENDED ACTION:

Approve the bid from Extrication Concepts in the amount of $54,000.00, plus applicable taxes.

 

C.

Consideration of Bids:  Security surveillance system for the Law Enforcement Administrative Facility.

 

 

RECOMMENDED ACTION:

Approve the proposal from Climatech Building Technology Group in an amount not to exceed $48,124.00.

 

D.

Consideration of Bids:  Integrated pest management services.

 

 

RECOMMENDED ACTION:

Approve the bid from Conn Pest Control in the amount of $20,460.00, plus applicable tax, and a 10% contingency.

 

E.

Consideration of Bids:  Solid waste trucks (budgeted and unbudgeted).

 

 

RECOMMENDED ACTION:

(1)

Approve the proposal from Freightliner, Sterling, and Western Star and authorize an initial order for five commercial front loaders with 2008 American LaFrance Condor and Neway Mammoth bodies; four residential trucks with 2008 American LaFrance Condor and Heil 40 yard bodies; two roll-off trucks, with 2008 Sterling 9500 and Galbreath bodies; and one rear loader with 2008 American LaFrance Condor with Heil durapack body in the amount of $2,548,517.21, plus applicable taxes; and

 

 

(2)

Authorize ongoing future purchases of City vehicles per the staff summary attachment, to come back for Council consideration.

 

F.

Consideration of Extension of Service Contracts:  Four on-call agency construction management contracts and one on-call testing and construction observation service contract.

 

 

RECOMMENDED ACTION:

Approve the extensions of four on-call agency construction managements contracts with Robertson Management Services, Inc.; Abacus Project Management, Inc.; Vanir Construction Management, Inc.; and PB Americas, Inc. (previously Parsons Brinkerhoff Construction Services, Inc.), each in an amount not to exceed $250,000.00 per year, and approve the extension of an on-call testing and construction observation services contract with Western Technologies, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $250,000.00 per year.

 

G.

Consideration of Donation Agreement:  Fully shielded lighting fixtures for the Thorpe Park tennis courts.

 

 

RECOMMENDED ACTION:

Approve the donation agreement with Lowell Observatory.

 

H.

Consideration of Service Agreement:  Aerial photography and digital terrain models.

 

 

RECOMMENDED ACTION:

Approve the agreement with Sanborn Map Company, Inc., for aerial photography within the City boundary in the amount of $71,322.00, plus a 2-mile buffer area image in the amount of $19,507.00.

 

I.

Consideration of Construction Manager Risk, Construction Phase Service Contract:  Pulliam Airport Master Plan improvements, Runway 3-21 extension and safety area project.

 

 

RECOMMENDED ACTION:

(1)

Approve the contract with Ames Construction, Inc., for a guaranteed maximum price in an amount not to exceed $15,852.514.76, subject to approval by the Federal Aviation Administration and the Arizona Department of Transportation Aeronautics Division, including a contract allowance in the amount of $500,000.00 to cover potential costs associated with unanticipated or additional items of work;

 

 

(2)

Authorize the City Manager to execute the necessary documents; and

 

 

(3)

Authorize change order authority in the amount of $792,625.74 (5%) to cover potential costs associated with unanticipated or additional items of work.

 

J.

Consideration of Memorandum of Understanding:  Joint Terrorism Task Force.

 

 

RECOMMENDED ACTION:

Approve the Memorandum of Understanding with the U.S. Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Investigation.

 

Councilmember Cooper moved to approve the Consent-Contractual Calendar with the exception of Items A and E.  The motion was seconded by Councilmember Kelty and passed on unanimous vote.

 

Returning to Item 7A, Councilmember Swanson moved to accept the recommended action, seconded by Councilmember White.

 

Members of the Council indicated support for the two diesel pickup trucks, and noted that related issues are the environment, sustainable fuel, and a sustainable fleet.

 

Councilmember White moved to amend to provide for two diesel pickup trucks in Section 2 of the following recommended action:

 

 

1.

Accept the bid from Bob Sellers Toyota for the purchase of one hybrid compact sedan at a cost of $23,918.00, plus applicable sales tax;

 

 

2.

Accept the bid from Integrity Chrysler/Jeep/Dodge for one minivan at a cost of $17,435.00, plus applicable sales tax; and

 

 

3.

Accept the bid from Jim Babbitt Ford for three 1-1/2 ton, 4X4 pick up cab and chassis, two 3/4 ton, 4X2 pick up trucks; one 3/4-ton, 4X4 extended cab pick up truck (w/snowplow package) and two police cruisers in the amount of $209,370.90, plus applicable sales tax.

 

 

The motion was seconded by Councilmember Cooper and passed on unanimous vote.

 

Returning to Item 7E, Councilmember Haughey moved to accept the recommended action, seconded by Councilmember Cooper.

 

The vote was unanimous in favor.

 

8.      BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS:

 

A.

Consideration of Appointments:  Clean and Green Committee.

 

 

RECOMMENDED ACTION:

Discuss in Executive Session and, at the Council meeting, make one appointment to a partial term expiring October, 2007, and one appointment to a partial term expiring October, 2008.

 

Councilmember White moved to appoint John Mead to a term expiring October, 2008, and James Sell to a term expiring October, 2007.  Councilmember Haughey seconded the motion, which passed on unanimous vote.

 

B.

Consideration of Appointment:  Water Commission

 

 

RECOMMENDED ACTION:

Discuss in Executive Session and, at the Council meeting, make an appointment to a term expiring December, 2009.

 

Councilmember Haughey moved to appoint Richard Kersey to a term expiring December, 2009,  seconded by Vice-Mayor Overton.  The vote was unanimous in favor.

 

C.

Consideration of Appointments:  Disability Awareness Commission.

 

 

RECOMMENDED ACTION:

Discuss in Executive Session and, at the Council meeting, make one appointment to a partial term expiring March, 2009, and one appointment to a term expiring March, 2010.

 

Councilmember White moved to appoint Jim Tuck to a term expiring December, 2009.  Councilmember Cooper seconded the motion, which passed on unanimous vote.

 

D.

Consideration of Appointments:  Traffic Commission.

 

 

RECOMMENDED ACTION:

Discuss in Executive Session and, at the Council meeting, make one appointment to a partial term expiring July, 2007, and one appointment to a term expiring July, 2009.

 

Vice-Mayor Overton moved to appoint Joan Jamieson to a term expiring July, 2009, and Willis Jensen to a term expiring July, 2007.  Councilmember White seconded the motion.  The vote was unanimous in favor.

 

E.

Consideration of PC SUB 06-020:  A request for tentative plat approval from Michael Manson for the Fourth Street/Soliere Subdivision, a 16-lot single-family residential and 15-lot manufactured home residential subdivision on a 7.71 acre site located at 1400 North Fourth Street in the R1, Residential District and the MH-E, Manufactured Home Park District Established.

 

 

RECOMMENDED ACTION:

The Planning and Zoning Commission recommends approving the tentative plat with the conditions outlined in the staff summary and its attachments, 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 Cooper moved to approve the recommended action.  The motion was seconded by Councilmember White, and passed on unanimous vote.

 

9.       PUBLIC HEARINGS

 

A.

Consideration of Public Hearing:  Amendments to wastewater local limits for prohibitions and standards for discharge.

 

 

RECOMMENDED ACTION:

Open the public hearing.

Receive citizen input.

Close the public hearing.

 

Vice-Mayor Overton moved to open the public hearing, seconded by Councilmember White.  The vote was unanimous in favor.

 

There being no input, Councilmember Haughey moved to close the public hearing, seconded by Vice-Mayor Overton.  The motion passed on unanimous vote.

 

B.

Consideration of Ordinance No. 2007-23:  An ordinance amending Title 7 of the Water and Wastewater Code to amend Wastewater Prohibitions and Standards for Discharge.

 

 

RECOMMENDED ACTION:

Read Ordinance No. 2007-23 for the first time by title only.

 

Councilmember Haughey moved to read Ordinance No. 2007-23 for the first time by title only, seconded by Vice-Mayor Overton.  The motion passed on unanimous vote and title was read as follows:

 

 

Ordinance No. 2007-23

 

 

 

An ordinance amending Title 7 of the Water and Wastewater Code to amend Wastewater Prohibitions and Standards for Discharge.

 

 

10.     ORDINANCES AND RESOLUTIONS

 

A.

Consideration of Ordinance No. 2007-13:  An ordinance of the City Council of the City of Flagstaff, Arizona (“City”), amending City Code Section 4-01-001-0005 “Amendments” regarding the International Building code, 2003 Edition, and the International Residential Code, 2003 Edition.

 

 

RECOMMENDED ACTION:

Read Ordinance No. 2007-13 for the first time by title only.

 

Councilmember White moved to read Ordinance No. 2007-13 for the first time by title only, seconded by Councilmember Cooper.

 

Members of the Council opposed to the 16% driveway slope standard expressed concerns that this  limitation may make it economically unfeasible to build on some lots, including some affordable housing projects.  It was suggested that the proposed amendment include an exception for driveways exceeding the 16% slope when there is an economic impact.

 

Councilmembers in favor of the driveway slope standard noted that the standard addresses health and safety issues which should not be set aside for economic reasons.

 

Councilmember Haughey moved to amend the ordinance to add an exception for driveway slopes exceeding 16% when there is an economic impact.  Vice-Mayor Overton seconded the motion.

 

The motion failed on roll call vote as follows:

 

 

Mayor Donaldson

Vice-Mayor Overton

Councilmember Cooper

Councilmember Haughey

Councilmember Kelty

Councilmember Swanson

Councilmember White

Nay

Nay

Nay

Aye

Nay

Nay

Nay

 

Councilmember Haughey moved to amend the ordinance to strike the driveway design and accept the remaining portion of the ordinance, seconded by Vice-Mayor Overton.

 

The motion failed on roll call vote as follows:

 

 

Mayor Donaldson

Vice-Mayor Overton

Councilmember Cooper

Councilmember Haughey

Councilmember Kelty

Councilmember Swanson

Councilmember White

Nay

Aye

Nay

Aye

Nay

Nay

Nay

 

The main motion passed on a majority vote with Mayor Donaldson and Councilmembers Kelty, Cooper, Swanson and White voting in favor, and Vice-Mayor Overton and Councilmember Haughey voting against.  Title was read as follows:

 

 

Ordinance No. 2007-13

 

 

 

An ordinance of the City Council of the City of Flagstaff, Arizona (“City”), amending City Code Section 4-01-001-0005 “Amendments” regarding the International Building code, 2003 Edition, and the International Residential Code, 2003 Edition.

 

 

B.

Consideration of Ordinance No. 2007-14:  An ordinance rezoning a total of approximately 6.69 acres of land located at 2650 South Beulah Boulevard from UC, Urban Commercial District, Conditional (6.03 acres) and RR, Rural Residential District (.66 acres), to Urban Commercial District, Conditional.  (Marriott)

 

 

RECOMMENDED ACTION:

Read Ordinance No. 2007-14 for the first time by title only.

 

Councilmember White moved to read Ordinance No. 2007-14 for the first time by title only, seconded by Councilmember Cooper.  The motion passed on majority vote with Mayor Donaldson, Vice-Mayor Overton, and Councilmembers Cooper, Haughey, Kelty and White voting in favor, and Councilmember Swanson voting against.  Title was read as follows:

 

 

Ordinance No. 2007-14

 

 

 

An ordinance rezoning a total of approximately 6.69 acres of land located at 2650 South Beulah Boulevard from UC, Urban Commercial District, Conditional (6.03 acres) and RR, Rural Residential District (.66 acres), to Urban Commercial District, Conditional. 

 

 

C.

Consideration of Ordinance No. 2007-18:  An ordinance of the Mayor and Council of the City of Flagstaff, Arizona, amending Title 2 of the Flagstaff City Code by adding Chapter 2-21 entitled “Stormwater Advisory Committee”, for the purpose of codifying the Stormwater Advisory Committee, and clarifying its membership.

 

 

RECOMMENDED ACTION:

Read Ordinance No. 2007-18 for the final time by title only.

Adopt Ordinance No. 2007-18.

 

Councilmember Cooper moved to read Ordinance No. 2007-18 for the final time by title only, seconded by Vice-Mayor Overton.  The motion passed on majority vote with Mayor Donaldson, Vice-Mayor Overton, and Councilmembers Cooper, Haughey, Kelty and Swanson voting in favor, and Councilmember White voting against.  Title was read as follows:

 

 

Ordinance No. 2007-18

 

 

 

An ordinance of the Mayor and Council of the City of Flagstaff, Arizona, amending Title 2 of the Flagstaff City Code by adding Chapter 2-21 entitled “Stormwater Advisory Committee”, for the purpose of codifying the Stormwater Advisory Committee, and clarifying its membership.

 

 

Councilmember Haughey moved to adopt Ordinance No. 2007-18.  The motion was seconded by Councilmember Cooper and passed on unanimous vote.

 

D.

Consideration of Ordinance No. 2007-21:  An ordinance amending Chapter 2, Section 12 of the Flagstaff City Code for the purpose of changing the membership of the Flagstaff Traffic Commission, establishing advisory committees, and making additional minor changes in the wording of the chapter.

 

 

RECOMMENDED ACTION:

Read Ordinance No. 2007-21 for the final time by title only.

Adopt Ordinance No. 2007-21.

 

Councilmember Cooper moved to read Ordinance No. 2007-21 for the final time by title only, seconded by Councilmember Haughey.  The motion passed on majority vote with Major Donaldson, Vice-Mayor Overton, and Councilmembers Cooper, Haughey, Kelty, and Swanson voting in favor, and Councilmember White voting against.  Title was read as follows:

 

 

Ordinance No. 2007-21

 

 

 

An ordinance amending Chapter 2, Section 12 of the Flagstaff City Code for the purpose of changing the membership of the Flagstaff Traffic Commission, establishing advisory committees, and making additional minor changes in the wording of the chapter.

 

 

Councilmember Haughey moved to adopt Ordinance No. 2007-21, seconded by Vice-Mayor Overton.  The motion passed on majority vote with Major Donaldson, Vice-Mayor Overton, and Councilmembers Cooper, Haughey, Kelty, and Swanson voting in favor, and Councilmember White voting against.

 

E.

Consideration of Ordinance No. 2007-22:  An ordinance rezoning a total of approximately 14.38 acres of land located at 644 North Locust Street from RR, Rural Residential, to UR, Urban Residential.

 

 

RECOMMENDED ACTION:

Read Ordinance No. 2007-22 for the first time by title only.

 

Vice-Mayor Overton moved to read Ordinance No. 2007-22 for the first time by title only, seconded by Councilmember White.  The motion passed on majority vote, with Mayor Donaldson, Vice-Mayor Overton, and Councilmembers Cooper, Haughey, Kelty and White voting in favor, and Councilmember Swanson voting against.  Title was read as follows:

 

Ordinance No. 2007-22

 

 

 

An ordinance rezoning a total of approximately 14.38 acres of land located at 644 North Locust Street from RR, Rural Residential, to UR, Urban Residential.

 

 

F.

Consideration of PC SUB 06-018:  A request for tentative plat approval by Butler and Lone Tree, L.L.C. for “Aspen Place at the Sawmill”, a subdivision containing 131 residential parcels and 11 commercial parcels on a 40.31-acre site located at 825 East Butler Avenue in the HR, High Density Residential and UC, Urban Commercial Zoning Districts.

 

 

RECOMMENDED ACTION:

The Planning and Zoning Commission recommends approving the tentative plat with the conditions outlined in the staff summary and its attachments, 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 White moved to approve the recommended action, seconded by Councilmember Swanson.  The vote was unanimous in favor.

 

G.

Consideration of Resolution No. 2007-15:  A resolution approving the Second Amended Development Agreement between the City of Flagstaff and Butler and Lone Tree, L.L.C.  (Aspen Place at the Sawmill)

 

 

RECOMMENDED ACTION:

Read Resolution No. 2007-15 by title only.

Adopt Resolution No. 2007-15.

 

Councilmember Haughey moved to read Resolution No. 2007-15 by title only.  The motion was seconded by Councilmember White, and passed on unanimous vote.  Title was read as follows:

 

 

Resolution No. 2007-15

 

 

 

A resolution approving the Second Amended Development Agreement between the City of Flagstaff and Butler and Lone Tree, L.L.C.

 

 

Councilmember Haughey moved to adopt Resolution No. 2007-15, seconded by Councilmember White.  The vote was unanimous in favor.

 

H.

Consideration of Resolution No. 2007-17:  A resolution of Council of the City of Flagstaff, Coconino County, Arizona, (A) declaring its intention to improve the area within the corporate limits of the City of Flagstaff, Arizona, to be known as “City of Flagstaff, Arizona, Aspen Place at the Sawmill Improvement District” described in Exhibit “A” and indicated on the map in Exhibit “B” hereto by furnishing of all labor, materials, transportation, services and equipment necessary to grade the site known as the “Sawmill Site” located generally southwest of Butler Avenue and Sawmill Road and east of Lone Tree Road and construct asphaltic concrete pavement, concrete curbs, gutters, ribbon curbs, median improvements, driveways, sidewalks, sidewalk ramps, valley gutters and aprons, alley entrances, trail improvements, storm drain facilities, water facilities, reclaimed water facilities, sanitary sewer facilities, landscaping and irrigation improvements, signing and striping improvements, dry utility improvements, and street lighting and traffic signals together with all necessary adjuncts and appurtenances with respect to certain streets on and around such site as described (1) on the preliminary plans for such improvements, and (2) in summary fashion in Exhibit “C” hereto; (B) determining that improvements bonds be issued to represent the cost and expenses thereof; (C) declaring (1) such improvements to be of more than local or ordinary public benefit, and (2) that the costs of such improvements be assessed upon such district, and (D) providing that such improvements be provided for under the provisions of Title 48, Chapter 4, Article 2, Arizona Revised Statutes, as amended.

 

 

RECOMMENDED ACTION:

Read Resolution No. 2007-17 by title only.

Adopt Resolution No. 2007-17.

 

Councilmember White moved to read Resolution No. 2007-17 by title only, seconded by Councilmember Haughey.

 

Addressing a discrepancy between the number of residential units in the staff report and previous resolutions, Michael Kerski indicated that the previous resolutions specified the number of parcels, not units. There is a difference in buildable lots because some are multi-family, and included in the total number of units.  The resolution has been reviewed closely, and may be an example for similar developments in other areas of town.

 

The motion passed on unanimous vote and title was read as follows:

 

 

Resolution No. 2007-17

 

 

 

A resolution of Council of the City of Flagstaff, Coconino County, Arizona, (A) declaring its intention to improve the area within the corporate limits of the City of Flagstaff, Arizona, to be known as “City of Flagstaff, Arizona, Aspen Place at the Sawmill Improvement District” described in Exhibit “A” and indicated on the map in Exhibit “B” hereto by furnishing of all labor, materials, transportation, services and equipment necessary to grade the site known as the “Sawmill Site” located generally southwest of Butler Avenue and Sawmill Road and east of Lone Tree Road and construct asphaltic concrete pavement, concrete curbs, gutters, ribbon curbs, median improvements, driveways, sidewalks, sidewalk ramps, valley gutters and aprons, alley entrances, trail improvements, storm drain facilities, water facilities, reclaimed water facilities, sanitary sewer facilities, landscaping and irrigation improvements, signing and striping improvements, dry utility improvements, and street lighting and traffic signals together with all necessary adjuncts and appurtenances with respect to certain streets on and around such site as described (1) on the preliminary plans for such improvements, and (2) in summary fashion in Exhibit “C” hereto; (B) determining that improvements bonds be issued to represent the cost and expenses thereof; (C) declaring (1) such improvements to be of more than local or ordinary public benefit, and (2) that the costs of such improvements be assessed upon such district, and (D) providing that such improvements be provided for under the provisions of Title 48, Chapter 4, Article 2, Arizona Revised Statutes, as amended.

 

 

Councilmember White moved to adopt Resolution No. 2007-17.  The motion was seconded by Councilmember Cooper and passed on unanimous vote.

 

I.

Consideration of Resolution No. 2007-18:  A resolution of the Mayor and City Council of the City of Flagstaff, Coconino County, Arizona, adopting a notice of intent to enter into a retail development incentive agreement for Aspen Place at the Sawmill project.

 

 

RECOMMENDED ACTION:

Read Resolution No. 2007-18 by title only.

Adopt Resolution No. 2007-18.

 

Councilmember Haughey moved to read Resolution No. 2007-18 by title only, seconded by Councilmember Cooper.  The vote was unanimous in favor.  Title was read as follows:

 

 

Resolution No. 2007-18

 

 

 

A resolution of the Mayor and City Council of the City of Flagstaff, Coconino County, Arizona, adopting a notice of intent to enter into a retail development incentive agreement for Aspen Place at the Sawmill project.

 

 

Councilmember Haughey moved to adopt Resolution No. 2007-18.  The motion was seconded by Councilmember White and passed on unanimous vote.

 

 

11.     OTHER BUSINESS

 

A.

Consideration of Street Closures:  Summit Center Classic bicycle race.

 

 

RECOMMENDED ACTION:

Approve the proposed street closures on Aspen Avenue, San Francisco Street, Birch Avenue, Leroux Street, Cherry Avenue, and Beaver Street for Saturday, May 26, 2007.

 

Councilmember White moved to approve the recommended action, seconded by Councilmember Haughey.

 

Responding to concerns about whether any scheduled events might be taking place at Wheeler Park on the same date, Ben Fisk reported that the City had not been notified of any such events.

 

The vote was unanimous in favor.

 

B.

Consideration of Sale of City Property:  5 parcels of City property in Koch Field totaling 21.5 acres.

 

 

RECOMMENDED ACTION:

Approve sale of the properties at open public auction.

 

Councilmember Cooper moved to approved the recommended action.  The motion was seconded by Councilmember Haughey.

 

Councilmembers requested a list of potential uses for proceeds from the sale.

 

The motion passed on unanimous vote.

 

C.

Consideration of Increase in Funding:  Community Fourth of July fireworks display.

 

 

RECOMMENDED ACTION:

Approve an additional $7,000.00 in funding to Continental Country Club.

 

Councilmember White moved to approve the recommended action, seconded by Councilmember Haughey.

 

Discussion centered around whether the expenditure could come from the community events fund of $100,000, and the option of approving less than the requested amount in order to conserve contingency funding.

 

Councilmember Cooper moved to amend the motion to grant a total of $12,000 in funding, with the additional expenditure from the contingency fund.  The motion died due to lack of a second.

 

The main motion passed on unanimous vote.

 

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

 

Boy Scouts from Troup 36, sponsored by the Catholic Church, were introduced.

 

Councilmember White requested identified a list of topics that has been assigned to Councilmembers traveling to Washington D.C., and indicated that he is doing housing transportation.

 

Councilmember Kelty reported that, together with the Youth Commission, she attended the Governor’s Youth Commission Day at the Capitol.

 

13.    ADJOURNMENT

 

There being no further business to come before the Council, the Meeting was adjourned at 7:17 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 March 6, 2007.  I further certify that the Meeting was duly called and held and that a quorum was present.

 

DATED this 17th day of April, 2007.

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                         

CITY CLERK