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SPECIAL EMERGENCY MEETING OF THE COMMON COUNCIL

OF THE CITY OF EL MIRAGE

EL MIRAGE SENIOR CENTER

14010 N. EL MIRAGE ROAD, EL MIRAGE

5:00 P.M., WEDNESDAY, MARCH 2, 2005

 

 

Emergency Minutes

 

 

I.            CALL TO ORDER:  Mayor Fred Waterman called the meeting to order at 5:02 P.M.

 

II.            ROLL CALL:  Present were:  Mayor Fred Waterman, Vice Mayor Michele Kern, Councilmember Rick Monzon, Councilmember Kathleen White, Councilmember Xavier Bedolla, Councilmember Roy Delgado, Councilmember Tensi Reed, Fire Chief Roy and City Clerk Edith Hoover.

 

III.            EMERGENCY AGENDA:

 

Consideration and action regarding Resolution No. R05-03-07, declaring an emergency due to excessive flooding from repeated recent significant rain facing dangerous sewage and street deterioration conditions.

 

Fire Chief Roy Levenda explained the purpose of this declaration and its necessity in light of significant rain damage during recent storms.  He reported our estimates are relatively low, approximately $8,000.  Only staffing beyond the norm and actual costs are allowed.  A letter from Finance Director Diana Betancourt explained the importance to the City because of our current financial position.  We cannot add anything more than the submitted amount.  Vice Mayor Kern request a list of the claims after they are made.

 

Vice Mayor Kern made a motion to approve Resolution No. R05-03-07, declaring an emergency due to excessive flooding from repeated recent significant rain facing dangerous sewage and street deterioration conditions; SECONDED BY councilor Tensi Reed.

 

VOTE:      Yea:    Monzon, White, Bedolla, Kern, Delgado, Reed, Waterman

                  Nay:   

                  Motion:           Carried          

 

IV.            ADJOURNMENT:  Councilmember White made a motion to adjourn at 5:09 P.M.; seconded by Councilmember Monzon. 

 

VOTE:      Yea:    Monzon, White, Bedolla, Kern, Delgado, Reed, Waterman

                  Nay:

                  Motion: Carried