THE LAGUNA WOODS CITY COUNCIL
July 21, 2004
Laguna Woods City Hall
24264 El Toro Road
Laguna Woods, CA 92653
AGENDA DESCRIPTION: The Agenda descriptions are intended to give notice, to members of the public, of a general summary of items of business to be transacted or discussed. The listed Recommended Action represents staff or a particular Committee’s recommendation. The City Council may take any action, which it deems to be appropriate on the agenda item and is not limited in any way by the recommended action. Any person wishing to address the City Council on any matter, whether or not it appears on this agenda, is requested to complete a “Request to Speak” form available at the door. The completed form is to be submitted to the City Clerk prior to an individual being heard by the City Council. Whenever possible, lengthy testimony should be presented to the City Council in writing (8 copies) and only pertinent points presented orally. Requests to speak to items on the agenda shall be heard at the appropriate point on the agenda; requests to speak about subjects not on the agenda will be heard during the Public Comment section of the meeting.
III. ROLL CALL
COUNCILMEMBERS: _ Hack _ McLaughlin _ Bouer
_ Ross, Mayor Pro Tem, _ Ring, Mayor
All proclamations listed under this section will be enacted by one vote, unless Members of the City Council request specific items be removed for separate action. Proclamations will then be read and presented.
5.1 Commendation – Merlin Sant – 100th Birthday
All matters listed under the Consent Calendar are considered routine and will be enacted by one vote. There will be no separate discussion of these items unless Members of the City Council, the public, or staff request specific items be removed from the Consent Calendar for separate action.
6.1 City Council Minutes from the budget workshop of June 16, 2004, regular meeting of June 16, 2004 and adjourned regular meeting of June 28, 2004.
RECOMMENDED ACTION: Approve minutes as submitted.
6.2 Approve the reading by title of all ordinances and resolutions. Said ordinances and resolutions that appear on the public agenda shall be determined to have been read by title only and further reading waived.
RECOMMENDED ACTION: Waive reading of ordinances and resolutions.
6.3 Treasurer’s Report
RECOMMENDED ACTION: Receive and File June 2004 monthly Treasurer’s Report.
6.4 Warrant Register
RECOMMENDED ACTION: Approve the July 21, 2004 Warrant Register in the amount of $1,133,072.04.
6.5 Notice of Completion – El Toro Road Tree Relocation Project from Willow Tree Shopping Center to Paseo de Valencia.
VII. PUBLIC HEARINGS
Public Hearings are scheduled for a time certain of 2:00 p.m. or as soon thereafter as possible. City Council, when considering the matter scheduled for hearing, will take the following actions: A. Receive staff report; B. Open the Public Hearing; C. Receive Public Comment; D. Close Public Hearing; E. Council comment and questions and take appropriate actions. Those wishing to address the City Council during the Public Hearing must complete a Request to Speak Form and provide it to the City Clerk prior to the Public Hearing.
7.1 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG): Prioritization of Proposed FY 2005-06 Projects
VIII. CITY COUNCIL
8.1 Code of Ethics (agendized by Mayor Pro Tem Ross)
RECOMMENDED ACTION: Consider revising the existing employee Code of Ethics (Administrative Policy 4.1) to included elected and appointed officials.
8.2 League of California Cities: Appointment of Voting Delegates
RECOMMENDED ACTION: Appoint Mayor Robert Ring as primary voting delegate and Mayor Pro Tem Ross as alternate voting delegate for all matters relating to the League of California Cities.
9.1 Smoking Regulations
RECOMMENDED ACTION: Introduce and approve first reading of an ordinance regulating smoking in the City of Laguna Woods, entitled:
AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF LAGUNA WOODS, CALIFORNIA, PROHIBITING SMOKING IN OR AROUND WORKPLACES AND OTHER PLACES OPEN TO AND USED BY THE PUBLIC
9.2 911 Emergency Services Ambulance Service
RECOMMENDED ACTION: Accept the recommendation of the Orange County Fire Authority’s (OCFA) professional grading panel, and authorize OCFA to award a 911 emergency services ambulance service contract for Operating Area 35 to Doctor’s Ambulance, Inc.
9.3 Trash Collection Franchise
RECOMMENDED ACTION: Discuss components of the request for proposal (RFP) and provide direction to staff to proceed to solicit proposals.
11.1 El Toro Reuse Planning Authority (Councilmember Hack)
11.2 Orange County Corridor Authorities (Councilmember Hack)
11.3 Vector Control District (Councilmember Bouer)
11.4 Library Board (Councilmember McLaughlin)
11.5 Orange County Fire Authority (Mayor Pro Tem Ross)
11.6 Laguna Canyon Foundation (Mayor Ring)
11.7 Coastal Greenbelt Authority (Mayor Ring)
XII. PUBLIC COMMENTS
At this time members of the public may address the City Council regarding any items within the subject matter jurisdiction of the City Council. NO action may be taken on items not listed on the agenda unless authorized by law.
XIII. CITY COUNCIL COMMENTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
XIV. CLOSED SESSION
A City Council will meet in closed session pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.8, to give direction to it’s real property negotiator, Leslie Keane, with respect to the purchase of an approximately one acre property located at 24264 El Toro Road (APN 621-121-27). Negotiating party: Raintree Realty LLC. Under negotiation: price and terms of payment.
The meeting is adjourned to an Adjourned Regular Meeting at 3:00 p.m. on August 12, 2004 at the Laguna Woods City Hall, 24264 El Toro Road, Laguna Woods, CA 92653.
AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT: In compliance with Americans with Disabilities Act, if you need special assistance to participate in this meeting, please contact the City Clerk at (949) 639-0500 (Voice) or, TDD (949) 639-0535 or the California Relay Service at (800) 735-2929 if you have a TDD or (800) 735-2922 if you do not have a TDD. Notification 48 hours prior to the meeting should enable the City to make reasonable arrangements to assure accessibility to the meeting.
AGENDA: The City Council agenda and agenda back-up materials are available from the Office of the City Clerk, after 3:00 p.m., on the Friday prior to the City Council meeting. Copies of the agenda are provided at no cost. Agenda back-up materials are available at City Hall for inspection and copies are available at a per page copy cost. If you wish to be added to the e-mail or regular mail list to receive a copy of the agenda, a request must be made to the City Clerk in writing. Copies of the agenda are mailed only if stamped, self-addressed envelopes are provided. The City of Laguna Woods mailing address is 24264 El Toro Road, Laguna Woods, CA 92653. Phone: (949) 639-0500, FAX (949) 639-0591.
AFFIDAVIT OF POSTING
STATE OF CALIFORNIA )
COUNTY OF ORANGE )
CITY OF LAGUNA WOODS )
I, SUSAN M. CONDON, CITY CLERK OF THE CITY OF LAGUNA WOODS, hereby certify, under penalty of perjury, that I caused the posting of this agenda by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, July 16, 2004 in the public display cases in front of City Hall, 24264 El Toro Road; and at Home Depot Center, between Starbucks and Stater Brothers at 24332 El Toro Road and at Valencia Center next to Long’s Drugstore 24167 El Toro Road.
Posted by: Susan M. Condon, City Clerk