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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, May 26, 2005
CALL TO ORDER
the meeting to order at 6:00p.m. and led the public in the Pledge of Allegiance and
Moment of Silence.
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 Bill Farrell for Fredda Bisman, Police
Chief Dick Yost, Fire Chief Roy Levenda,
City Clerk Edith Hoover
1. Consideration and action regarding approval of
Resolution R05-05-16 authorizing a three year cooperation agreement between the
City and the Maricopa County Community Development Block Grant/Home Programs
for fiscal years 2006-2008.
2. Consideration and action regarding approval of
Resolution R05-05-17 declaring and adopting the results of the Special Election
held on May 17, 2005.
Councilor White made a
motion to approve the consent agenda; seconded by Councilor Monzon.
Bedolla, Delgado, Kern, Monzon, Reed, Waterman, White
read a commendation for Pete Sarzoza for extraordinary customer service.
A. Consideration and action regarding convening into
public hearing for the purpose of receiving public comment regarding a Series
12- restaurant liquor license for Henry Galindo for Lupita’s Mexican
Restaurant, 12420 W. Thunderbird Rd. (the Mercado)
Vice Mayor Kern made
a motion to convene into Public Hearing; seconded by Councilor Delgado.
Chief Yost explained the liquor license process and explained the Police department
does not find reason to oppose.
Wells 12901 W Desert Cove. She
would like them to oppose this license. She feels it is not compatible with
the location. She is concerned about the applicant and the number of Police
calls to this location.
Mayor asked what a series 12 liquor license is. Chief says they can sell all
types of liquor. Based on what the department found and the rules they follow,
there is no reason to oppose this.
A1. Consideration and action regarding closing the public
hearing and reconvening into Regular Session.
Vice Mayor Kern made a motion to close the public hearing and
reconvene into regular session; seconded by Councilor Reed.
A2.Consideration and action regarding a Series 12-
restaurant liquor license for Henry Galindo for Lupita’s Mexican Restaurant, 12420 W. Thunderbird Rd. (the Mercado)
Vice Mayor Kern
made a motion to approve; seconded by Councilor Reed.
B. Consideration and action regarding the necessity
for Work Study Sessions and their effectiveness.
Vice Mayor Kern
made a motion that Work Studies will be scheduled on an as needed basis;
seconded by Councilor White.
COUNCIL SUMMARY OF CURRENT
EVENTS -- NONE
CITY MANAGER SUMMARY OF
Cornwall: They met with Burlington
Northern/Santa Fe regarding Dysart & Thunderbird intersection; it will be a
minimum of three months for just the temporary signalization. The Senior Center
project is done ahead of schedule and on budget. Cactus and El Mirage is in
the bid phase. Code enforcement has started 210 cases 15 of which are criminal
cases. We are going to bring in temporary help. We have been working with the
Perryville prison to have prisoner help clear our weeds, until then, we will
bring in a temporary crew. We received $500,000 from CDGB and $280,000 for the
HOME program. The APS franchise agreement passed.
CALL TO THE PUBLIC -- NONE
and consultation for legal advice with the City’s attorneys to consider the
City’s position and instruct its representatives regarding the acquisition of
real property through annexation and possible litigation involving property
acquisition through annexation.
38-431.03(3)(4) and (7).
Mayor Kern made a motion to convene into executive session at 6:__p.m.;
seconded by Councilor Bedolla.
Reed made a motion to reconvene into regular session at 7:16p.m.; seconded
by Councilor Delgado.
Reed made a motion to adjourn at 7:17p.m.; seconded by Vice Mayor Kern.