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Cerritos City Council Meeting Minutes

MINUTES OF A REGULAR MEETING OF THE CERRITOS CITY COUNCIL AND THE SUCCESSOR AGENCY TO THE CERRITOS REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY HELD ON OCTOBER 25, 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 Mayor/Chair Edwards.

3. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Girl Scout Troop 6783.

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

The Water Resources Vision Award/Groundwater Storage Pioneer Award was presented to the City on behalf of the Central Basin Municipal Water District.

A Proclamation was presented to U.S. Armor Corporation (Business Spotlight Program).

The Friends of the 1st CEB displayed a memorial donated by the group which will be installed at the 1st CEB Headquarters at Camp Pendleton.

6. PUBLIC COMMENTS AND SUGGESTIONS

None.

CONSENT CALENDAR

7. Approval of Register of Demands

7A. City of Cerritos dated October 25, 2012 (COUNCIL)

MOTION: It was moved by Pulido and seconded by Cho to approve the Register of Demands dated October 25, 2012 in the total amount of $6,245,478.81. The motion carried unanimously.

7B. Successor Agency dated October 25, 2012 (SUCCESSOR AGENCY)

MOTION: It was moved by Pulido and seconded by Cho to approve the Register of Demands dated October 25, 2012 in the total amount of $11,706,031.06. The motion carried unanimously.

8. Approval of Minutes

8A. City Council/Successor Agency Regular Meeting of October 11, 2012 (COUNCIL/SUCCESSOR AGENCY)

MOTION: It was moved by Pulido and seconded by Cho to approve the City Council/Successor Agency Regular Meeting Minutes of October 11, 2012. The motion carried unanimously.

END OF CONSENT CALENDAR

9. PUBLIC HEARINGS

9A. Consideration to waive reading of and adopt AN URGENCY ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CERRITOS EXTENDING URGENCY ORDINANCE NO. 972 WHICH ESTABLISHED A MORATORIUM ON NEW WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATION FACILITIES IN THE PUBLIC RIGHT-OF-WAY AND PROHIBITING THE ISSUANCE OF BUILDING PERMITS, USE PERMITS, AND ANY OTHER LAND USE ENTITLEMENTS RELATED THERETO. (COUNCIL)

A staff report was given by Eduardo Vega, Associate Planner.

Leslie Daigle, representing Verizon Wireless, requested that the wireless telecommunication providers be provided an opportunity to provide input into the proposed final ordinance.

Ram Kakkar, resident, spoke in support of wireless services for the residents.

MOTION: It was moved by Barrows and seconded by Pulido to waive reading of and adopt Urgency Ordinance No. 973, AN URGENCY ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CERRITOS EXTENDING URGENCY ORDINANCE NO. 972 WHICH ESTABLISHED A MORATORIUM ON NEW WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATION FACILITIES IN THE PUBLIC RIGHT-OF-WAY AND PROHIBITING THE ISSUANCE OF BUILDING PERMITS, USE PERMITS, AND ANY OTHER LAND USE ENTITLEMENTS RELATED THERETO. The motion was carried pursuant to the following roll call vote:

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

10. NEW AND OLD BUSINESS

10A. Consideration and award of contract for Cerritos Park East millwork improvements, Project No. 12795, Bid No. 1152-13. (COUNCIL)

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

MOTION: It was moved by Pulido and seconded by Chen to reject the bid received for Cerritos Park East millwork improvements, Project No. 12795, Bid No. 1152-13 and direct staff to re-evaluate the project scope and re-advertise for bids. The motion carried unanimously.

10B. Consideration and award of contract for Cerritos Park East parking lot rehabilitation; and construction of Artesia Boulevard bike lane improvement, Project No. 10199, Bid No. 1151-13. (COUNCIL)

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

Paul Bellenbaum, resident, inquired as to the location of the business which was awarded the bid.

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

1. Award a contract for the Cerritos Park East parking lot rehabilitation and construction of Artesia Boulevard bike land improvements, Project No. 10199, Bid No. 1151-13 to All American Asphalt in the amount of $98,098 and reject all other bids; and
2. Authorize staff to negotiate a change order to include necessary repairs to the Cerritos Swim and Fitness Center parking area in an amount not to exceed $33,000.

The motion carried unanimously.

10C. Consideration and award of a professional services contract to perform citywide engineering and traffic survey. (COUNCIL)

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

MOTION: It was moved by Chen and seconded by Pulido to award a professional services contract to Albert Grover & Associates in amount not to exceed $28,675 to complete the engineering and traffic survey. The motion carried unanimously.

10D. Consideration and award of a sole source contract for updating and maintaining the Water Division's Supervisor Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) system. (COUNCIL)

A staff report was given by Charles Emig, Water Superintendent.

MOTION: It was moved by Barrows and seconded by Pulido to table this item to a future City Council meeting. The motion carried unanimously.

11. Legislative Items

11A. Report on Pending Legislation

None.

11B. Action to support or oppose specific legislation pending in the California Legislature or pending in the California Governor's Office for signature.

None.

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

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

13. ADJOURNMENT

The meeting adjourned at 8:21 p.m.

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

/s/Jim Edwards
Jim Edwards, Mayor/Chair

/s/Art Gallucci
Art Gallucci, City Manager/Executive Director

Approved: November 5, 2012

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