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Cerritos City Council Meeting Minutes

MINUTES OF A REGULAR MEETING OF THE
CITY COUNCIL AND THE CITY OF CERRITOS,
AS SUCCESSOR AGENCY TO THE CERRITOS
REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY HELD AUGUST 9, 2012

1. CALL TO ORDER

The meeting was called to order at 7:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers at Cerritos City Hall, 18125 Bloomfield Avenue, Cerritos, California.

2. INVOCATION

The invocation was provided by Roger Garrett, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.

3. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Girl Scout Troop 513.

4. ROLL CALL

The following members of the City Council/Successor Agency were in attendance:

Council/Agency Member Carol Chen
Council/Agency Member Joseph Cho, Ph.D.
Council/Agency Member Mark Pulido
Mayor Pro Tem/Vice Chair Bruce Barrows
Mayor/Chair Jim Edwards

5. PRESENTATIONS

Proclamations were presented to: Barb and Bob Ashley (60th Wedding Anniversary) and in Honor of National Korean War Veterans Recognition Day.

6. PUBLIC COMMENTS AND SUGGESTIONS

Ram Kakkar, resident, invited the community to the upcoming Indian Independence Day event in Norwalk and commented on the recent shooting incident in Milwaukee.

CONSENT CALENDAR

7. Approval of Register of Demands

7A. City of Cerritos dated August 9, 2012 (COUNCIL)

MOTION: It was moved by Pulido and seconded by Barrows to approve the Register of Demands dated August 9, 2012 in the total amount of $3,404,065.31. The motion carried unanimously.

7B. Successor Agency dated August 9, 2012 (SUCCESSOR AGENCY)

MOTION: It was moved by Pulido and seconded by Barrows to approve the Register of Demands dated August 9, 2012 in the total amount of $71,000.00. The motion carried unanimously.

8. Approval of Treasurer's Report for the period ending June 30, 2012 (COUNCIL/SUCCESSOR AGENCY)

MOTION: It was moved by Pulido and seconded by Barrows to approve the Treasurer's Reports for the period ending June 30, 2012. The motion carried unanimously.

9. Approval of Minutes

9A. City Council/Successor Agency Regular Meeting of July 26, 2012 (COUNCIL/SUCCESSOR AGENCY)

MOTION: It was moved by Pulido and seconded by Barrows to approve the City Council/Successor Agency Regular Meeting Minutes of July 26, 2012. The motion carried unanimously.

END OF CONSENT CALENDAR

10. PUBLIC HEARINGS

10A. A PROPOSAL BY RK INVESTMENTS, P.O. BOX 367, ARTESIA, CALIFORNIA, 90702, TO REMODEL AND EXPAND THE EXISTING SALES SHOWROOM OF THE CERRITOS DODGE-CHRYSLER-JEEP DEALERSHIP LOCATED AT 18803 STUDEBAKER ROAD, CERRITOS, CALIFORNIA, 90703. THE SUBJECT PROPERTY IS ZONED DEVELOPMENT AREA FIVE (ADP-5) (APNS 7038-012-020 AND 7038-012-021). (COUNCIL)

PRECISE PLAN 83-19(A)(2012) AMENDMENT*

A staff report was provided by Sandy Cisneros, Senior Planner. A PowerPoint Presentation was displayed.

Mayor Edwards opened the public hearing and public comments.

Scott Dickenson, applicant, requested support for the proposed remodel.

Mayor Edwards closed public comments and the public hearing.

MOTION: It was moved by Barrows and seconded by Pulido to approve Precise Plan 83-19(A)(2012) Amendment, making the findings set forth in Planning Commission Resolution No. 2012-25. The motion carried unanimously.

11.NEW AND OLD BUSINESS

11A. Designation of Voting Delegate and Alternate(s) for the League of California Cities Annual Conference to be held September 5-7, 2012. (COUNCIL)

A staff report was provided by Vida Barone, City Clerk.

MOTION: It was moved by Chen and seconded by Pulido to affirm the existing voting delegate (Mayor Pro Tem Barrows) and voting alternate (Mayor Jim Edwards) to participate in the League of California Cities Annual Business Meeting to be held September 7, 2012. The motion carried unanimously.

11B. Consideration to waive reading of and adopt A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CERRITOS AUTHORIZING THE DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC WORKS/CITY ENGINEER TO EXECUTE, ON BEHALF OF THE CITY OF CERRITOS, PROGRAM SUPPLEMENT AGREEMENT NO. 010-N TO ADMINISTERING AGENCY – STATE AGREEMENT NO. 07-5325R FOR FEDERAL AID PROJECTS COVERING THE CONSTRUCTION PHASE OF PROJECT 13055 (FEDERAL NO. STPL-5325[015]): 183RD STREET PAVEMENT REHABILITATION FROM GRIDLEY ROAD TO PALO VERDE AVENUE. (COUNCIL)

A staff report was given by Kanna Vancheswaran, Assistant City Engineer.

MOTION: It was moved by Pulido and seconded by Cho to waive further reading and adopt Resolution No. 2012-20, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CERRITOS AUTHORIZING THE DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC WORKS/CITY ENGINEER TO EXECUTE, ON BEHALF OF THE CITY OF CERRITOS, PROGRAM SUPPLEMENT AGREEMENT NO. 010-N TO ADMINISTERING AGENCY – STATE AGREEMENT NO 07-5325R FOR FEDERAL AID PROJECTS COVERING THE CONSTRUCTION PHASE OF PROJECT 13055 (FEDERAL NO. STPL-5325 [015]): 183RD STREET PAVEMENT REHABILITATION FROM GRIDLEY ROAD TO PALO VERDE AVENUE. The motion carried unanimously.

11C. Consideration to waive reading of and introduce AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF CERRITOS ADDING CHAPTER 9.47 TO TITLE 9 OF THE CERRITOS MUNICIPAL CODE TO PROHIBIT REGISTERED SEX OFFENDERS FROM ENTERING INTO OR UPON CITY OWNED FACILITIES AND LOITERING THEREON. (COUNCIL)

A staff report was given by Greg Berg, Director of Community and Safety Services.

Paul Bellenbaum, resident, expressed concerns with the potential restriction of civil liberties that this ordinance may create.

MOTION: It was moved by Chen and seconded by Barrows to waive reading of and introduce AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF CERRITOS ADDING CHAPTER 9.47 TO TITLE 9 OF THE CERRITOS MUNICIPAL CODE TO PROHIBIT REGISTERED SEX OFFENDERS FROM ENTERING INTO OR UPON CITY OWNED FACILITIES AND LOITERING THEREON.

The motion passed pursuant to the following vote:

AYES: Chen, Pulido, Barrows, Edwards
NOES: Cho
ABSENT: None
ABSTAIN: None

11D. Consideration and adoption of the Third Recognized Obligation Payment Schedule Workbook ("ROPS III") of the City of Cerritos, as Successor Agency to the Cerritos Redevelopment Agency, for the period beginning January 1, 2013 to conform with Health and Safety Code Sections 34167(h) and 34169(g), in compliance with Assembly Bill 1X 26 and Assembly Bill 1484. (SUCESSOR AGENCY)

A staff report was given by Geri DeMasi, Budget Manager.

MOTION: It was moved by Barrows and seconded by Pulido to:

1.Receive and file the report;

2.Waive reading of and adopt RESOLUTION NO. CSA 2012-4, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY OF CERRITOS, AS SUCCESSOR AGENCY TO THE CERRITOS REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY, ADOPTING THE THIRD RECOGNIZED OBLIGATION PAYMENT SCHEDULE WORKBOOK ("ROPS III") FOR THE PERIOD BEGINNING JANUARY 1, 2013, IN COMPLIANCE WITH THE PROVISIONS OF AB 1X 26 AND AB 1484;

3.Authorize staff to transmit the adopted ROPS III workbook to all appropriate regulatory and oversight agencies as required by AB 1X 26 and Ab 1484;

4.Authorize staff to implement all actions necessary to fulfill all notification and posting requirements as required by AB 1X 26 and AB 1484.

The motion carried unanimously.

12. Legislative Items

12A. Report on Pending Legislation

12B. Action to support or oppose specific legislation pending in the California Legislature or pending in the California Governor's Office for signature.

Art Gallucci, City Manager, announced that the City is tracking various trailer bills related to the dissolution of Redevelopment currently moving through the state legislature.

13. City Council Communications/Committee Reports/Report on Meetings

Reports were provided by Councilmembers Chen, Cho, and Pulido, Mayor Pro Tem Barrows, and Mayor Edwards.

CONSENSUS (Chen): Directed staff to evaluate the impact of state legislation which would place surcharges on various Sanitation District charges and prepare a letter on behalf of the City Council as appropriate. Councilmember Pulido did not participate in the consensus building on this item, citing his recusal due to employment with the State of California.

CONSENSUS (Cho): Directed staff to explore the feasibility and costs associated with conducting an additional Korean Navy Band and Color Band performance at the CCPA.

14. ADJOURNMENT

The meeting adjourned at 8:34 p.m. in memory of Bruna Emelia Caballeros.

ATTEST:
/s/Vida Barone
Vida Barone, City Clerk

/s/Jim Edwards
Jim Edwards, Mayor/Chair

/s/Art Gallucci
Art Gallucci, Successor Agency Secretary

Approved: August 23, 2012

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