AGENDA

REGULAR MEETING

SIERRA MADRE CITY COUNCIL

COMMUNITY REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY

City Hall Council Chambers

232 W. Sierra Madre Blvd.

Monday, February 9, 2004

6:30 p.m.

 

Bart Doyle, Mayor

Robert Stockly, Mayor Pro-Tem

Doug Hayes, Council member

George Maurer, Council member

Tonja Torres, Council member

 

Nancy Shollenberger, City Clerk

Douglas Berkshire, City Treasurer

 

CALL TO ORDER/ROLL CALL

 

Council Members / Board Members

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE & MOMENT OF SILENCE / REFLECTION

 

Robert Stockly, Mayor Pro-Tem

 

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

 

Approval of minutes for Closed Session and Regular Meeting of January 26, 2004.

APPROVAL OF AGENDA

 

Majority vote of the Council to proceed with City business.

MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL REPORTS

 

Brief reports of individual Council Member activities relating to City business occurring since the last City Council meeting.

 

 

 

ACTION ITEMS*

 

 

 

1. WARRANTS

 

Approval of Resolution No. 04-014, a Resolution of the City Council of the City of Sierra Madre for payment of City Warrants #7861- #7941 in the aggregate amount of $329,364.67; Library Warrants #7946 - #7956 in the aggregate amount of $6,594.51; and Payroll Transfer in the aggregate amount of $225,163.32 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2004.

 

 

 

2. CONSENT CALENDAR

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CONSENT CALENDAR CONíT

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

a.   Recommendation to cancel March 8, 2004 City Council meeting and to direct staff to pay all necessary expenses during that time.

b.   Recommendation to approve proposed private swim lesson program user fee and part-time seasonal/temporary employee classification for private swim instructor.

c.   Recommendation to adopt Resolution No. 04-009 approving authorization to use all remaining County of L.A. 1992 Proposition A funds towards the Youth Activity Center Project.

d.   Recommendation to reject the claim presented by Jon Walters.

 

e.   Recommendation to adopt Resolution 04-004, Resolution of Intention to order public sewer improvements on E. Montecito Avenue; adopt Resolution 04-011, accepting Assessment Engineerís Preliminary Report; adopt Resolution 04-012, setting time and place of Public Hearing and directing the conduct of an assessment ballot proceeding.

f.     Recommendation to adopt Ordinance No. 1208, amending chapter 2.24 of the Municipal Code pertaining to the Senior Commission. 

g.   Recommendation to approve Resolution No. 04-008 granting a temporary use permit (T.U.P. 04-003) for the Fairview Avenue Block Party Saturday, February 28, 2004.

h.   Recommendation to approve Resolution No. 04-013 granting a temporary use permit (T.U.P. 04-004) for Friends of the Sierra Madre Library 34th Annual Wine Tasting February 27, 2004.

 

 

 

3. PUBLIC HEARING Ė ADOPTING A REVISED FEE SCHEDULE

 

Recommendation to adopt Resolution 04-010, a Resolution of the City of Sierra Madre adopting a revised fee schedule.

 

 

 

4.  SECOND READING OF ELECTION ORDINANCE 1209

 

Recommendation to adopt Ordinance 1209, changing the Municipal Election date from the second Tuesday in April of even numbered years to the first Tuesday in March of even numbered years. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Convene a meeting of the Community Redevelopment Agency, and Sierra Madre Finance Authority

 

 

 

5. MEETING OF THE COMMUNITY REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY & FINANCING AUTHORITY

 

Approval of Resolution No. 422, a Resolution of the Community Redevelopment Agency of the City of Sierra Madre for payment of Warrant #1006 in the aggregate amount of $427,746.34 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2004.

 

 

 

6. CONSENT CALENDAR

 

a.   Approval of minutes from the Meeting of the Community Redevelopment Agency, City Council and Sierra Madre Financing Authority of January 26, 2004. 

b.    Authorization of payments on behalf of CRA for February 9, 2004 for $2,902.34 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2004.

 

 

7. DISCUSSION

 

Recommendation to direct staff to prepare an Request for Proposal (RFP) for the development of new Commercial Zone standards to accommodate mixed use projects and design guidelines for the downtown area.

 
 
PUBLIC COMMENT 7:00 p.m.

This is a time and place for persons in the audience to make comments on items that are not covered on this agenda.  Members of the audience will have the opportunity to address the City Council about items that are on this agenda at the time those items are considered by the Council.

 

Under the Brown Act, Council is prohibited from taking action on items not on the agenda, but the matter may be referred to staff or to a subsequent meeting.  Each speaker will be limited to five (5) continuous minutes, which may not be delegated.  These rules will be enforced but may be changed by appropriate City Council action. 

 
PUBLIC HEARING

The appellant and/or applicant will each be provided a total of ten (10) minutes to address their item.  A portion of their allotted time may be reserved for rebuttal or a summary conclusion at the close of public comment.  All other speakers will be limited to a total of five (5) continuous minutes, which cannot be delegated.  These rules will be enforced but may be changed by appropriate City Council action.

 
ACTION ITEMS*

Regardless of a staff recommendation on any agenda item, the City Council will consider such matters, including action to approve, conditionally approve, reject, or continue such item.  Further information on each item may be procured from the Office of the City Manager.

 
ADJOURNMENT

 

The City Council/CRA will adjourn to a Regular Meeting at this same place on February 23, 2004, at 6:30 p.m. at this location.

 

 

If you require special assistance to participate in this meeting, please call the City Managerís office at (626) 355-7135 at least 24 hours prior to the meeting.