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SPECIAL MEETING OF THE COMMON COUNCIL

OF THE CITY OF EL MIRAGE

EL MIRAGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

13500 N. El Mirage Rd.

5:30 P.M, Thursday, September 29, 2005

 

Minutes

 

I.      CALL TO ORDER

Mayor called the meeting to order at 5:35p.m.  He wanted to let everyone know that two of our Fireman were burned fighting a recent fire.  Scott Bjornstad a Yuma Police Officer was shot.  He is our City Engineer/Operations Director Chris Young’s son and that is why Chris is not here tonight.  There was no flag again so the Mayor continued to lead the public in a Moment of Silence.

 

II.      ROLL CALL

Present were:  Mayor Fred Waterman, Vice Mayor Michele Kern, Councilmembers Xavier G. Bedolla, Roy Delgado, Rick Monzon, Tensi Reed, City Manager BJ Cornwall, Attorney Fredda Bisman, Acting Fire Chief Tom Christmas, City Clerk Edith Hoover

Absent was Lt. Bill Seltzer.

Excused was City Engineer/Operations Director Chris Young

 

III.      SPECIAL AGENDA

 

A.   Consideration and action approving Resolution R05-09-24 declaring and adopting the results of the Special Election held September 13, 2005.

 

City Clerk Edith Hoover explained that after every election, a Resolution adopting the results must be done.

 

Vice Mayor Kern made a motion to approve; seconded by Councilor Delgado.

 

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

                        Nay:

                        Absent:

                        Motion: Carried

 

B.  Consideration and action approving a Highway-Rail Signal Interface Agreement with BNSF Railway Company.

 

City Manager BJ Cornwall explained that this agreement is to provide a pre-emption system at the intersection of Dysart & Thunderbird.  We have been working diligently to correction the issues with that intersection.  This agreement allows BNSF to install the system so when a train comes it will put the gates down and turn the signals red.  This is a temporary improvement.  The City of Surprise is helping pay for this temporary and the permanent solution.

 

Vice Mayor Kern made a motion to approve; seconded by Councilor Delgado.

 

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

                        Nay:

                        Absent:

                        Motion: Carried

 

C.  Consideration and action approving an Intergovernmental Agreement with the Maricopa County for Detective Service with a term of November 1, 2005 through June 30, 2007.

 

REMOVED

 

XI.       ADJOURNMENT

Councilor Delgado made a motion to adjourn at 6:42 p.m.; seconded by Councilor Monzon.

 

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

                        Nay:

                        Absent:

                        Motion: Carried