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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 JUNE 18, 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. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Mayor Pro Tem Pulido.

3. 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 George Ray
Mayor Pro Tem/Vice Chair Mark E. Pulido
Mayor/Chair Bruce Barrows

4. PUBLIC COMMENTS AND SUGGESTIONS

None.

5. NEW AND OLD BUSINESS

5A. Combined Financial Program for the City of Cerritos and the City of Cerritos as Successor Agency to the Redevelopment Agency for Fiscal Year 2013-2014. (COUNCIL)

The City Manager provided a brief overview of the City's financial status. A PowerPoint Presentation was displayed.

Ralph Westfall, resident, expressed concern about data not provided in profit and loss statements for CCPA.

Katherine Chu, resident, requested the Council not reduce funding for adaptive recreation programs.

CONSENSUS (Pulido): Directed staff to provide report regarding status of pending litigation in which the City is a party.

CONSENSUS (Barrows): Directed staff to provide report regarding allowing residents to "opt-in" and purchase power from the City.

CONSENSUS (Chen): Directed staff to reduce the proposed Council travel budget to $65,000 for the upcoming fiscal year for consideration by Council during the budget adoption hearing.

CONSENSUS (Pulido): Directed staff to bring back the potential shifting of $100,000 for the Library repair over to the Park budget for upgrades to park facilities for consideration by Council during the budget adoption hearing.

CONSENSUS (Ray): Directed staff to bring back a report regarding the cost for an independent firm to conduct a wage and benefit analysis for employees and the Council for consideration by Council during the budget adoption hearing.

CONSENSUS (Ray): Directed staff to bring back a report regarding the revenue increasing options mentioned by the City Manager during his budget report for consideration by Council during the budget adoption hearing.

MOTION: It was moved by Ray and seconded by Pulido to receive and file the report. The motion carried (5 – 0) as follows:

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

6. ADJOURNMENT

The meeting adjourned at 9:28 p.m.

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

/s/Bruce Barrows
Bruce Barrows, Mayor/Chair

Approved: June 27, 2013


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