THE LAGUNA WOODS CITY COUNCIL
October 20, 2004
Laguna Woods City Hall
24264 El Toro Road
Laguna Woods, CA 92637
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.
6.1 Commendation – Anfred Oscar Nelson – 100th Birthday
6.2 Commendation – Irwin Rose – The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2004
6.3 Proclamation – Fire Prevention Week – Oct. 3-9, 2004 (ratify)
VII. CONSENT CALENDAR
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.
7.1 City Council Minutes from the regular meeting of September 15, 2004.
RECOMMENDED ACTION: Approve minutes as submitted.
7.2 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.
7.3 Treasurer’s Report
RECOMMENDED ACTION: Receive and File September 2004 monthly Treasurer’s Report.
7.4 Warrant Register
RECOMMENDED ACTION: Approve the October 20, 2004 Warrant Register in the amount of $428,841.27.
7.5 Amendment No. 6 to Agreement No. C-0-0936 between the Orange
County Transportation Authority and City of Laguna Woods
RECOMMENDED ACTION: Approve Amendment No. 6 to Agreement No. C-0-0936, an agreement between the Orange County Transportation Authority and City of Laguna Woods, and authorize the Mayor to execute the agreement, subject to review by the City Attorney for form.
7.6 Administrative Policy: Purchase Requisitions
RECOMMENDED ACTION: Approve Administrative Policy 3.4: Purchase Requisitions
7.7 Budget Adjustment: Audiovisual Equipment
RECOMMENDED ACTION: Approve the proposed expenditure of $12,675 provided by Cox Communications in accordance with the terms of their cable television franchise with the City, and authorization modifications to the current year General Fund budget.
VIII. 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.
9.1 Leisure World Cable Television Franchise (agendized by Mayor Ring)
RECOMMENDED ACTION: Discuss proposal to shift city and other governmental programming to Leisure World Channel 6.
9.2 Statewide Proposition 59: Access to Government Information
RECOMMENDED: Discuss and consider taking a position in support or opposition.
9.3 Statewide Proposition 70: Exclusive Gaming Rights
RECOMMENDED ACTION: Discuss and consider taking a position in support or opposition.
9.4 City Council Meeting Schedule
RECOMMENDED ACTION: Discuss and consider approving modifications to the December City Council meeting schedule.
9.5 Disaster Council Appointments
RECOMMENDED ACTION: Appoint two citizen-at-large members to the Laguna Woods Disaster Council.
10.1 Leisure World Gate 14 Emergency Access Plan
RECOMMENDED ACTION: Discuss the Orange County Fire Authority proposed emergency access plan for the Leisure World Gate 14 area and provide direction to staff.
10.2 Community Development Block Grant: Energy Efficiency Retrofit Program
RECOMMENDED ACTION: Award contracts to Dickson’s Heating and Air Conditioning and Shamrock Windows and Doors for the installation and replacement of heat pumps, windows and doors in qualified low income applicant residences, for an aggregate total cost not exceeding $100,000; and authorize the City Manager to execute the contracts, subject to approval of the contract as to form by the City Attorney.
XII. COMMITTEE REPORTS
12.1 El Toro Reuse Planning Authority (Councilmember Hack)
12.2 Orange County Corridor Authorities (Councilmember Hack)
12.3 Vector Control District (Councilmember Bouer)
12.4 Library Board (Councilmember McLaughlin)
12.5 Orange County Fire Authority (Mayor Pro Tem Ross)
12.6 Laguna Canyon Foundation (Mayor Ring)
12.7 Coastal Greenbelt Authority (Mayor Ring)
XIII. 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.
XIV. CITY COUNCIL COMMENTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
The meeting is adjourned to a Regular Meeting at 2:00 p.m. on November 17, 2004 at the Laguna Woods City Hall, 24264 El Toro Road, Laguna Woods, CA 92637.
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