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Cerritos City Council Meeting Minutes

MINUTES OF A SPECIAL MEETING OF THE CERRITOS CITY COUNCIL AND THE SUCCESSOR AGENCY TO THE CERRITOS REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY HELD ON NOVEMBER 5, 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 Dr. Brian Suk-Boo Lee, Artesia-Cerritos United Methodist Church.

3. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Girl Scout Troop 1473.

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.
Mayor Pro Tem/Vice Chair Bruce Barrows
Mayor/Chair Jim Edwards

MOTION: It was moved by Edwards and seconded by Cho to excuse Councilmember Pulido from tonight's meeting. The motion carried unanimously (Pulido absent).

5. PRESENTATIONS

Proclamations were presented to Aaron Lai and Nathan Kin-Chung Leung (achievement of Eagle Scout designation).

6. PUBLIC COMMENTS AND SUGGESTIONS

Romeo Ricarte, Cerritos resident, spoke regarding naming rights for buildings at local schools.

Wayne Scott, Cerritos resident, spoke regarding a claim he filed regarding sewer lateral damage due a tree root on his property.

Jayaraman Ramakrishnan, Cerritos resident, requested an official tree study for the City of Cerritos.

Bob Houska, Cerritos resident, thanked the City and Council for their support in honor of his wife, Annamae.

CONSENT CALENDAR

7. Approval of Register of Demands

7A. City of Cerritos dated November 5, 2012 (COUNCIL)

MOTION: It was moved by Barrows and seconded by Cho to approve the Register of Demands dated November, 2012 in the total amount of $7,336,437.31. The motion carried unanimously (Pulido absent).

7B. Successor Agency dated November 5, 2012 (SUCCESSOR AGENCY)

MOTION: It was moved by Barrows and seconded by Cho to approve the Register of Demands dated November 5, 2012 in the total amount of $71,000.00. The motion carried unanimously (Pulido absent).

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

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

9. Approval of Minutes

9A. City Council/Successor Agency Regular Meeting of October 25, 2012 (COUNCIL/SUCCESSOR AGENCY)

MOTION: It was moved by Barrows and seconded by Cho to approve the City Council/Successor Agency Regular Meeting Minutes of October 25, 2012. The motion carried unanimously (Pulido absent).

END OF CONSENT CALENDAR

10. NEW AND OLD BUSINESS

10A. Consideration and consent by the City Council of the City of Cerritos to the execution of a sublease by Townsend Automotive Group, LLC, a California Limited Liability Company, to LRJ Automotive, LLC, a California Limited Liability Company, and approval of an Estoppel Certificate from the City of Cerritos and a sublease recognition, non-disturbance and attornment agreement among the parties, with respect to the operation of the Cerritos Jaguar-Land Rover Dealership franchise, located at 10861 183rd Street, Cerritos, California (APN 7034-017-909). (COUNCIL)

A staff report was given by Ryan Carey, Management Analyst.

MOTION: It was moved by Barrows and seconded by Cho to authorize the City Manager to execute documents, including the Estoppel Certificate and Sublease Recognition, Non-Disturbance and Attornment Agreement, substantially in the form included with the report with such changes as the City Manager may deem appropriate, to facilitate, acknowledge and consent to the sublease of the property located at 10861 183rd Street, Cerritos, California, between Townsend Automotive Group and LRJ Automotive. The motion carried unanimously (Pulido absent).

10B. Review and consideration of user group fees and use policies for Cerritos athletic fields and the Cerritos Olympic Swim and Fitness Center. (COUNCIL)

A staff report was given by Sherre Titus, Recreation Superintendent.

MOTION: It was moved by Chen and seconded by Cho to approve the following fee adjustments for all City-sponsored user group classifications:

Athletic field use:

1. Increase the after 8:00 p.m. field usage fee from $15 per hour to $20 per hour for all applicable classifications.
2. Implement a $5.00 per hour field usage fee for all applicable classifications.
3. Increase the field light usage fee from $15.00 per hour to $20.00 per hour for all applicable classifications.
4. Increase the tournament fee for Group A Organizations from $5.00 per hour per field or $50.00 per field per day to $10.00 per hour per field or $100 per field per day.
5. Increase the tournament fee for Group B Organizations from $7.00 per hour per field or $75.00 per day to $15.00 per hour per field or $150.00 per field per day.
6. Increase water and drag fee to $5.00 per field for all uses and for all applicable classifications.
7. Increase the Group F Classification field usage fee to $20.00 per hour per field from $15.00 per hour per field.

Pool Use:

1. Implement a pool usage fee of $5.00 per hour for one-third section of the pool, $10.00 per hour for two-thirds section of the pool and $15.00 per hour for the entire pool for practice time for all classifications.
2. Increase the pool usage fee for meets for two-thirds of the pool from no charge to $30.00 per hour and for the entire pool from $20.00 per hour to $40.00 per hour. Usage of one-third of the pool would remain unchanged at $20.00 per hour.

The motion carried unanimously (Pulido absent).

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 Councilmember Chen, 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 19, 2012

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