AGENDA

CITY COUNCIL/SUCCESSOR AGENCY TO THE REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY FOR THE CITY OF COLTON/COLTON UTILITY AUTHORITY/COLTON PUBLIC FINANCING AUTHORITY/COLTON HOUSING AUTHORITY

REGULAR MEETING

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 3, 2013 - 5:00 P.M.

COUNCIL CHAMBERS

1.
AGENDA
1.I.
Agenda - 9/3/13
2.
CLOSED SESSION
2.I.
CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL – ANTICIPATED LITIGATION
Initiation of Litigation Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(d((4)
Number of Potential Cases: 1 (City of Grand Terrace – Sewer Agreement)

2.II.
CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL – POTENTIAL LITIGATION
Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(c)
Over-pumping of the Rialto-Colton Basin
2.III.
CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL – EXISTING LITIGATION
Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(d)(1)
Case Name:  Daniel Williams v. City of Colton, et al.
Case Number: 5:13-CV-00915-GHK(SPx) (USDC, C.D. Cal.)

2.IV.
CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL – EXISTING LITIGATION
Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(d)(1)
Case Name: Raymundo Rodriguez & Adriel Guitron v. City of Colton and Eric Fraser
            Case Number: US District Court Case No. CV-00303-SGL-OP 
                                US Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit, Case No. 09-55149

2.V.
CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORS

Pursuant to Government Code Section 54957.6
Agency Designated Representative: Bonnie Johnson, Management Services Director and Ted Cooper, Human Resources Manager
Employee Organizations: SBPEA General Unit, SBPEA Mid-managers Unit, IBEW Electric, IBEW Water/Wastewater, Colton Fire Fighters Association, Colton Police Officers Association, Colton Police Management Association, and Colton Police Dispatchers Association


3.
CITY ATTORNEY ORAL REPORT ON CLOSED SESSION ACTIONS
4.
OPEN SESSION ~ 6:00 P.M.
5.
OPEN SESSION CALLED TO ORDER
6.
INVOCATION - Pastor Bob Johnson, Colton Community Church
7.
FLAG SALUTE - Colton Color Guard
8.
ROLL CALL
9.
CEREMONIAL MATTERS

Presentations, Awards, Proclamations

9.I.
Presentation - Life Saving Medals to Colton Police Personnel:
    • Sgt. Steve Davis
    • Corporal Gary Gruenzner
    • Officer Greg Castillo
    • Officer Mike Collins
9.II.
Presentation - Business Focus – La Veranda Family Restaurant
9.III.
Presentation - Rewritten Foundation
10.
MAYOR AND COUNCIL ITEMS
11.
GIFT DISCLOSURES
Prior to rendering a decision in any proceeding involving a license, permit, contract or other entitlement pending before the city council, any council member who has received been promised a gift or gifts aggregating $50.00 or more in value within the preceding twelve months from a party or participant in the proceeding shall disclose that fact either orally or in writing during open session.  This disclosure shall be made part of the official public record of the proceeding, either as part of the minutes of the meeting or as a separate writing filed with the city. (CMC Section 2.04.030)
12.
AB 1234 ORAL REPORTS
Members of the city council shall provide brief reports on meetings attended at the expense of the city. (GC Section 53232.3(d))

13.
MAYOR AND COUNCIL DISCUSSION ITEMS
13.I.
Colton Wildlands Conservancy Support Letter.
14.
APPOINTMENTS
15.
PUBLIC COMMENT
Any person may address the City Council at this time on any matter within the subject matter jurisdiction of the City of Colton; however, any matter that requires action will be referred to staff for investigation and report at a subsequent Council meeting. The Council is prohibited by law from discussing or taking immediate action on items during this public comment period.

Persons desiring to submit paperwork to the City Council Members shall provide copy of any paperwork to the City Clerk for the Official Record.


Speakers will be limited to 5 minutes; provided, however, that the presiding officer shall have certain discretion to extend or limit time as provided for in the City Council Manual of Procedure.
16.
MAYOR AND COUNCIL ORAL REPORTS AND COMMENTS
17.
CITY TREASURER'S REPORTS
17.I.
Receive and File City Treasurer’s Report for June 2013.
18.
CONSENT CALENDAR

All matters listed under the Consent Calendar are considered by the City Council to be routine and will all be enacted by one motion. There will be no separate discussion of these items prior to the time the City Council votes on the motion, unless councilmembers, staff or the public request that specific items be discussed and/or removed for separate discussions or action.

18.I.
Warrants

 Approval of Payable Warrants #137039 to #137164, Dated 7/18/13, Totaling $1,744,782.56; Payable Warrants #137165 to #137189, Dated 7/25/13, Totaling $2,377,090.03; and a Payroll Disbursement listing for the period 8/3/13 to 8/16/13, totaling $651,057.94, on File in the Finance Department. [Staff Person: B. Johnson]

Documents: Item 1 Warrants.pdf
18.II.
Professional Services Agreement with NBS

 Award the Professional Services Agreement (PSA) to NBS in the Amount of $30,290, for the Water Rate Study. [Staff Person: A. Jakher]

18.III.
Colton Housing Authority/Rancho Mediterrania Mobile Home Park

 Approve and Adopt a Colton Housing Authority Resolution, Authorizing the Interim City Manager, as Executive Director of the Authority, to Enter into a Month-to-Month Lease Agreements on Certain Lots Owned by the Authority, at Rancho Mediterrania Mobile Home Park, and to Execute Documents to Clear Title to Abandoned Units on Lots Owned by the Authority, CHA RESOLUTION NO. CHA-04-13.  [Staff Person: A. Morgan]

18.IV.
Acceptance of Fiscal Year 2011 Homeland Security Grant

 - Approve and adopt A Resolution to Accept the Fiscal Year 2011 California Governor’s Office of Homeland Security Grant in the Amount of $21,490, and Amend the Fiscal Year 2013-2014 Budget to Include the Grant Revenue, RESOLUTION NO. R-70-13.  [Staff Person: Chief Ward]

18.V.
Letter of Participation in the Keep Your Cool Program

 – Authorize the City Manager to Execute a Letter of Participation for the Professional Services Agreement between Southern California Public Power Authority (SCPPA) and Efficiency Services Group, LLC, to Participate in the Keep Your Cool Program.  [Staff Person: D. Kolk]

18.VI.
Professional Services with Criterion Automation

 Approve and Award a Professional Services Agreement with Criterion Automation in an Amount Not-to-Exceed $100,000 for On-going Water and Wastewater Supervisory Control and Date Acquisition (SCADA) System Maintenance, Retrofit and Upgrade Services.  [Staff Person: A. Jakher]

18.VII.
Purchase of Utility Trucks for Building Maintenance and Amend Budget

 Approve and Adopt a Resolution Amending the Fiscal Year 2013-14 Budget to Increase the Electric Utility Budget by an Additional $9,852.87 and to Increase the Wastewater Utility Budget by $19,705.76; Waive the Formal Bidding Process in Accordance with the Colton Municipal Code C3.08.140(c) and Authorize the City to Piggyback on the City of Victorville’s Bid Award for the Purchase of One New ¾ Ton Pick-up Truck for Building Maintenance Division from Fairview Ford in the Amount of $29,558.63, RESOLUTION NO. R-71-13.  [Staff Person: D. Kolk/A. Jakher]

18.VIII.
Purchase of Utility Trucks for Electric Department

 Waive the Formal Bidding Process and Authorize the Electric Department to Piggyback on the City of Victorville’s Bid Award for the Purchase of Two New 3/4-Ton Pick-up Trucks with Utility Bodies for the Electric Department from Fairview Ford in the Amount of $57,606.66, in Accordance with the Municipal Code Section 3.08.140(c).  [Staff Person: D. Kolk]

18.IX.
Amending TRI County Pump Company Contract

 – Authorize and Amend the Contract to TRI County Pump Company in an Amount Not-to-Exceed $140,699.94 for Emergency Repair Work on Well Plant No. 26 (W-26).  [Staff Person: A. Jakher]

18.X.
Colton Quiet Zone Award of Construction Contract

 – Award the Contract to PTM General Engineering Services Incorporated, as the Lowest Responsive and Responsible Bidder for the Colton Quiet Zone Project in an Amount Not-to-Exceed $929,961; Authorize the City Manager or His Designee to Approve Change Orders Not-to-Exceed 10% of the Awarded Contract for the Colton Quiet Zone Project. [Staff Person: A. Jakher]

18.XI.
Laurel Street Grade Separation Project

 Approve and Adopt a Resolution Establishing the Expenditure Account for Laurel Street Grade Separation Project, RESOLUTION NO. R-72-13. [Staff Person: A. Jakher]

19.
Minutes

 Approval of Minutes for the City Council Special Meeting Held on June 3, 2013; Minutes for the Regular Meeting Held August 20, 2013, on File in the Office of the City Clerk. [Staff Person: E. Gomez]

20.
BUSINESS ITEMS
20.I.
Legislative Advocacy Services

 Approve Staff’s Recommendation to Reject the Legislative Advocacy Service Proposals and Re-direct its Funding to Retain a Grant Writing Consultant.  [Staff Person: A. Morgan]

20.II.
Quarterly Update on Electric Utility Operations. (Verbal Report) [Staff Person: D. Kolk]
21.
CITY MANAGER'S REPORTS
21.I.
Discussion Surrounding September 17, 2013 Meeting. (Verbal Report)
22.
ADJOURNMENT