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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 FEBRUARY 14, 2013

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 Mahesh Bhatt, All World Gayatri Pariwar, USA.

3. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Girl Scout Troop 183.

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

5. PRESENTATIONS

Proclamations were presented as follows:

Suburban Football for Youth of Cerritos — Steelers Junior Clinic Gold Team (2012 Orange County Junior All American Football Super Bowl Championship at Harbor City College on December 1, 2012).

Suburban Football for Youth of Cerritos — Steelers Clinic Gold Team (2012 Orange County Junior All American Football Super Bowl Championship at Harbor City College on December 1, 2012).

Suburban Football for Youth of Cerritos — Steelers Junior Pee Wee Team (2012 Orange County Junior All American Super Bowl Championship at Harbor City College on December 1, 2012).

6. PUBLIC COMMENTS AND SUGGESTIONS

Chris Tierheimer, resident, spoke regarding a recent newspaper article on Council travel expenses.

Captain Keith Swennson, resident, spoke regarding the Sheriff's Department's recent crime-fighting activities.

CONSENT CALENDAR

7. Approval of Register of Demands

7A. City of Cerritos dated February 14, 2013 (COUNCIL)

MOTION: It was moved by Barrows and seconded by Pulido to approve the Register of Demands dated February 14, 2013 in the total amount of $11,639,037.58. The motion carried unanimously.

7B. Successor Agency dated February 14, 2013 (SUCCESSOR AGENCY)

MOTION: It was moved by Barrows and seconded by Pulido to approve the Register of Demands dated February 14, 2013 in the total amount of $71,338.20. The motion carried unanimously.

8. Approval of Treasurer's Report for the period ending December 31, 2012 (COUNCIL/SUCCESSOR AGENCY)

MOTION: It was moved by Barrows and seconded by Pulido to approve the Treasurer's Report for the period ending December 31, 2012. The motion carried unanimously.

9. Approval of Minutes

9A. City Council/Successor Agency Regular Meeting of January 24, 2013 (COUNCIL/SUCCESSOR AGENCY)

MOTION: It was moved by Barrows and seconded by Pulido to approve the City Council/Successor Agency Regular Meeting Minutes of January 24, 2013. The motion carried unanimously.

END OF CONSENT CALENDAR

10. NEW AND OLD BUSINESS

10A. Consideration to waive reading of and adopt A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CERRITOS GRANTING AN EASEMENT DEED TO SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA EDISON FOR UTILITY PURPOSES AT THE WALMART COMMERCIAL PROPERTY LOCATED AT 12701 TOWNE CENTER DRIVE, CERRITOS, CA 90703. (COUNCIL)

A staff report was given by Hal Arbogast, Director of Public Works. A PowerPoint presentation was displayed.

MOTION: It was moved by Barrows and seconded by Chen to waive further reading and adopt Resolution No. 2013-02, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CERRITOS GRANTING AN EASEMENT DEED TO SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA EDISON FOR UTILITY PURPOSES AT THE WALMART COMMERCIAL PROPERTY LOCATED AT 12701 TOWNE CENTER DRIVE, CERRITOS, CA 90703. 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.

CONSENSUS (Barrows): Directed staff to bring back item on March 14, 2013 agenda related to the Marketplace Fairness Act.


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

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

13. ADJOURNMENT

The meeting adjourned at 7:50 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: February 28, 2013

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