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REGULAR MEETING OF THE
OF THE CITY OF EL MIRAGE
EL MIRAGE ELEMENTARY
13500 N. EL MIRAGE RD.
6:00 P.M, THURSDAY, April 28, 2005
CALL TO ORDER: Mayor called the meeting to order at 6:07p.m. and led
the public in the Pledge of Allegiance and Moment of Silence.
ROLL CALL Present were: Mayor Fred Waterman, Vice Mayor Michele Kern, Councilmembers Xavier G. Bedolla, Roy Delgado,
Rick Monzon, Tensi Reed, Kathleen White, City Manager BJ Cornwall,
Attorney Fredda Bisman, Police Chief Dick Yost, Finance Director Diana Betancourt, City Clerk Edith Hoover
Absent was Fire Chief Roy Levenda
Consideration and action
proclaiming the week of May 1,
2005, as “Elk’s National
and action regarding the approval of Area Agency on Aging budget amendment
for the period of July 1, 2005 to June 30, 2006 (fiscal year 05-06).
Delgado made a motion to approve the consent agenda; seconded by Councilor
VOTE: Yea: Bedolla, Delgado, Kern, Monzon, Reed, Waterman, White
Mayor read the Proclamation for Elk’s National Youth
and consultation with the City Attorney for legal advice relating to reporting
structure for Council appointees. A.R.S. §38-431.03(A)(3).
Delgado made a motion to convene into executive session at 6:12p.m.; seconded by
Delgado made a motion to close executive session and reconvene into regular
session at 6:31p.m.; seconded by Councilor Reed.
and action regarding approval of Resolution R05-04-13 declaring as a
public record that Ordinance O05-04-05, amending Chapter 3 “Administration”,
Article 3-1 “Officers in General” and Article 3-2 “Officers” as well as
Chapter 4 “Police and Fire” Article 4-1 “Police Department” and Article 4-2
“Fire Department” of the City Code and delegating certain duties and responsibilities
to the City Manager.
Mayor Kern made a motion to approve; seconded by Councilor Bedolla.
VOTE: Yea: Bedolla, Delgado, Kern, Reed, Waterman
and action regarding approval of Ordinance O05-04-05 amending
Chapter 3 “Administration”, Article 3-1 “Officers in General” and Article
3-2 “Officers” as well as Chapter 4 “Police and Fire” Article 4-1 “Police Department”
and Article 4-2 “Fire Department” of the City Code and delegating certain
duties and responsibilities to the City Manager.
Delgado made a motion to approve; seconded by Councilor Reed.
and action regarding the approval of Resolution R05-04-12 authorizing
the police department to apply for a grant from the AZ Governor’s Office of
Highway Safety to purchase a mobile DUI and traffic enforcement vehicle
for the total of $41,000.
Yost explained that this is an annual grant that the Police Department has been
very successful with acquiring in the past. This would allow them to apply for
the grant and they should know in about 3 or 4 months whether they will get it
or not. Councilor Delgado asked how long it would be before they received the
car. Chief Yost stated before the Christmas holidays. Mayor Waterman looks forward to the City having this.
Bedolla made a motion to approve; seconded by Councilor Reed.
VOTE: Yea: Bedolla, Delgado, Monzon, Reed, Waterman, White
and action regarding appointment of a representative and an alternate to
the Community Development Advisory Committee (CDAC).
Mayor Waterman stated that Councilor Delgado is currently
the representative with Vice Mayor Kern as the alternate.
Reed made a motion to keep Councilor Delgado and Vice Mayor Kern as
alternate; seconded by Councilor White.
and action regarding the approval of the award of the pre- purchase of the Long
Delivery Electrical Equipment for the new Canterbury Dr. well
and water production facility to Brown Wholesale Electric in the amount of
$34,754.15 this amount includes sales tax.
Roberts, Water Resources Manager,
stated that this was the lesser of two quotes that were given. Councilor
Delgado asked how many companies were contacted. Lucky stated it was in the
paper for a week and they only received the two bids.
Piaza(?) a resident, asked if there were any differences between the two
proposals. Lucky stated no.
Delgado made a motion to approve; seconded by Councilor Monzon.
E. Consideration and action
regarding the approval of a purchase order in the amount of $102,823.95 to Oldcastle
Precast Communications for supply and delivery of prefabricated chlorination
building and prefabricated electrical building to new Canterbury Dr. well site
by May 2005 and Dietz Crane well site by January 2006 so that the final
completion date of July 2006 will be met for both well sites to keep the City
on schedule and in compliance.
Roberts, Water Resources Manager
explained this item, they are a sole source. This did go out to bid, it is a
complete building and they gave a discount for purchasing all four buildings at
once. Councilor Delgado asked if they were the only ones who bid. Lucky again
stated they are the only company that provides this.
and action regarding the approval of the award of contract PW05-W02
for the supply of a pump and motor for the new Canterbury Dr. water production facility to Navajo Pump in the amount of
Roberts, Water Resources Manager explained this was a bid that went out to four
companies; Navajo Pump came in the lowest.
Monzon made a motion to approve; seconded by Councilor Reed.
and action regarding the approval of payment to APS in the amount of
$17,388 for the Economic Feasibility study.
Roberts explained this is for the electric to be brought to the well site.
They did a study and the City can get a refund in the future when the area is
developed. Councilor Delgado asked about another number that is in the back
up. Lucky explained they are only charging us for the installation of the
COUNCIL SUMMARY OF CURRENT
Delgado gave a summery of the Wellness Fair which had been held at the school a
couple Saturdays ago. It was successful. He wanted to acknowledge Betty
Churchill for underwriting it and thank the school for the use of the facility.
discussed two upcoming clean up events May 7th and 14th.
CITY MANAGER SUMMARY OF
Cornwall discussed Dysart and Thunderbird. Brooks Engineering will do a
temporary improvement. The city of Surprised agreed to do this with us. The
intersection will have signals all four ways. We hope to have this done in
Hall Committee is working very hard to get us a new City Hall. The City
Advisory Committee needs more volunteers. We are still working to get more
retail. We have some new things coming soon. The Senior Center renovation is
ahead of schedule and under budget. He read the water bill insert regarding
City Clean up May 7th. We have been awarded a sidewalk design grant
from MAG and will be applying for the construction grant. There had been a
Code meeting which was well attended and went very well.
CALL TO THE PUBLIC - NONE
PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENTS -
Reed made a motion to adjourn at 6:57p.m.; seconded by Councilor Delgado.