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AGENDA

 

REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING

 

TUESDAY, AUGUST 21, 2007

 

CALL TO ORDER

 

COUNCIL CHAMBERS

211 WEST ASPEN AVENUE

6:00 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.      PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE, INVOCATION, AND MISSION STATEMENT

 

 

MISSION 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 DONALDSON       

VICE MAYOR OVERTON         

COUNCILMEMBER COOPER         

COUNCILMEMBER HAUGHEY         

 

 

COUNCILMEMBER KELTY        

COUNCILMEMBER SWANSON        

COUNCILMEMBER WHITE        

 

3.      APPROVAL OF MINUTES FROM PREVIOUS MEETINGS

 

A.

Consideration of Minutes: Regular Council Meeting of June 19, 2007; and Special Council Meetings of June 19, 2007; June 25, 2007; June 29, 2007; and July 6, 2007.

 

RECOMMENDED ACTION: Approve the Minutes as submitted/corrected.

 

4.      PUBLIC PARTICIPATION

 

 

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 speak.

 

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 Real Estate Exchange Agreement:  Fire Station No. 2 site and monument sign location.

 

 

RECOMMENDED ACTION:

Approve the real estate exchange agreement with the San Francisco de Asis Parish.

 

B.

Consideration of Appointment:  City Manager.

 

 

RECOMMENDED ACTION:

Discuss in Executive Session and, at the Council meeting, approve the employment agreement with John E. Holmes.

 

6.      REGULAR AGENDA

 

A.

Consideration of Resolution No. 2007-46:  A resolution designating the document known as “The 2007 Amendments to Title 7 of the Flagstaff City Code, Municipal Refuse Collection Service” as a public record.

 

 

RECOMMENDED ACTION:

Read Resolution No. 2007-46 by title only.

Adopt Resolution No. 2007-46.

 

B.

Consideration of Ordinance No. 2007-50:  An ordinance of the City Council of the City of Flagstaff, Arizona, adopting “The 2007 Amendments to Title 7 of the Flagstaff City Code, Municipal Refuse Collection Service.”

 

 

 

RECOMMENDED ACTION:

Read Ordinance No. 2007-50 for the first time by title only.

C.

Consideration of Appointment:  On-call Municipal Judge.  [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 two-year term.

 

D.

Consideration of Applicants for Appointments:  Diversity 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 a term expiring February, 2008, and one appointment to a term expiring February, 2009.

 

E.

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 an extended term expiring March, 2010.

 

F.

Consideration of Applicants for Appointments:  City County Public Library Board.  [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 November, 2009, and ratify the appointment of Harriet Young to a term expiring November, 2010.

 

G.

Consideration of Continued Funding:  Intake triage unit.

 

 

RECOMMENDED ACTION:

Approve the annual report and approve payment to The Guidance Center for Fiscal Year 2007/08 in the amount of $100,000.00.

 

H.

Consideration of Resolution No. 2007-43:  A resolution of the Flagstaff City Council approving an intergovernmental agreement for the sale of water to the Northern Arizona University Centennial Forest Field Campus.

 

 

RECOMMENDED ACTION:

Read Resolution No. 2007-43 by title only.

Adopt Resolution No. 2007-43.

 

I.

Consideration of Resolution No. 2007-44:  A resolution of the City Council of the City of Flagstaff, Arizona, approving the Beautification and Public Art Commission recommendation to award $20,000.00 to the Coconino Coalition for Children and Youth Assets Animal Project.

 

 

RECOMMENDED ACTION:

Read Resolution No. 2007-44 by title only.

Adopt Resolution No. 2007-44.

 

J.

Consideration of Public Art:  Coconino Coalition for Children and Youth Assets Animal Project.

 

 

RECOMMENDED ACTION:

The Beautification and Public Art Commission recommends approving the location of art pieces within landscaped areas along designated public right-of-way near Heritage Square, the Visitors’ Center, City Hall, in city parks, and on the FUTS trail adjacent to Route 66.

 

K.

Consideration of Resolution No. 2007-45:  A resolution authorizing the submission of a grant application to the Arizona Transportation Enhancement Program for the South San Francisco and Beaver Street calming project and authorizing the acceptance upon award of the grant agreement.

 

 

RECOMMENDED ACTION:

Read Resolution No. 2007-45 by title only.

Adopt Resolution No. 2007-45.

 

l.

Consideration of Appointments:  Open Spaces 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 natural sciences term expiring April, 2010; and one appointment to an at-large term expiring April, 2010.

 

7.     PUBLIC HEARING ITEMS

 

A.

Consideration of Liquor License Application:  Lingmin Zhu “Bella Donna Fine Dining”, 2500 So. Woodlands Village Boulevard, No. 8, Series 12, New License.

 

 

RECOMMENDED ACTION

Open the public hearing.

Receive citizen input.

Close the public hearing.

 

The City Council has the portion 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.

 

8.      COUNCIL DISCUSSION ITEMS  

 

A.

Consideration of 2008 Resolutions:  League of Arizona Cities and Towns.

 

 

RECOMMENDED ACTION

Discuss, and make recommendations for the various 2008 League of Arizona Cities and Towns resolutions.

 

9.      INFORMATIONAL ITEMS AND REPORTS FROM COUNCIL AND STAFF,

 

REQUESTS FOR FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS

 

10.    ADJOURNMENT