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REGULAR MEETING OF THE COMMON COUNCIL

OF THE CITY OF EL MIRAGE

EL MIRAGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

13500 N. EL MIRAGE ROAD

6:00 P.M., THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2006

 

Agenda

 

I.                    CALL TO ORDER

 

Pledge of Allegiance

Moment of Silence

 

II.                  ROLL CALL

 

Mayor Fred Waterman                           Vice Mayor Michele Kern

Councilmember Xavier Bedolla            Councilmember Rick J. Monzon

Councilmember Roy Delgado               Councilmember Tensi Reed

Councilmember William Conner

 

III.                CONSENT AGENDA

 

All items listed under the Consent Agenda will be voted on with one motion.  If discussion is desired regarding any Consent Agenda Item, that item will be removed from the Consent Agenda and voted on separately.

 

1.                  Consideration and Action regarding approval of the second reading of Ordinance No. O06-02-03, adopting the codification of Chapter 15, “Floodplain Management” of the City Code of the City of El Mirage, Arizona.

 

2.                  Consideration and Action regarding Resolution No. R06-02-05, declaring as a Public Record that certain document titled “Chapter 21, Zoning Ordinance” of the City Code of the City of El Mirage.

 

3.                  Consideration and Action regarding Ordinance No. O06-02-05, adopting the chapter number change for the Zoning Ordinance and codification of Chapter 21, “Zoning Ordinance” of the City Code of the City of El Mirage, Arizona.

 

4.                  Consideration and action regarding Resolution No. R06-02-06, authorizing the City to enter into a contract with Community Services of Arizona (CSA) as Housing Consultant for the El Mirage Housing Rehabilitation Program.

 

 

5.                  Consideration and Action regarding Resolution No. R06-02-08, amending Resolution No. R05-11-31 authorizing the City to submit applications to Maricopa County Community Development  for Community Development Block Grant funds and execute awarded agreements, and declaring an emergency.

 

6.                  Consideration and action regarding Resolution No. R06-02-09, authorizing the City to submit applications to Maricopa County Community Development and/or Maricopa County Department of Transportation for Street Improvement Funds and execute awarded agreements.

 

IV.               MAYOR’S COMMENTS

 

The City Council may not discuss or act upon any matter in the summary unless the specific matter is properly noticed for legal action.

 

V.                 REGULAR AGENDA

 

A.                 Presentation of Certificates of Appreciation by Mayor Waterman to Chris Hicks, Gerald Miller, and Brad Gresham of DeVry University.  These students, volunteering for the City’s Information Technology Department as part of their Senior Class Project, provided necessary project evaluation and implementation services of data systems in support of the City’s information technology initiatives.  These services, provided under close supervision of City and DeVry University staff, saved the City an estimated $5,000.00 of consulting services.

 

B.                 Consideration and action regarding giving the City Manager the authority to approve up to $380,000 for the purchase of a centrifuge for the Wastewater Treatment Plant.

 

C.                Consideration and action regarding convening into Board of Adjustment AND Public Hearing for the purpose of receiving public comment relative to a request by Gino Diaz for a variance to allow a 5’ front yard setback in R-1a (rather than 20’) for a carport addition to a residence at 14206 N. Alto Street.

 

D.                Consideration and action regarding closing the Public Hearing and reconvening into Board of Adjustment.

 

E.                 Consideration and possible action on request by Gino Diaz for variance to allow a 5’ front yard setback in R-1a (rather than 20’) for a carport addition to residence at 14206 N. Alto Street.

 

F.                 Consideration and action regarding closing the Board of Adjustment and reconvening into Regular Session.

 

G.                Consideration and action regarding convening into Public Hearing for the purpose of receiving public comment relative to:

 

1.   A request by Northern Utah Storage LLC for site plan approval for a Family Dollar Store at 12445 NW Grand Ave. (Grand Ave. west of Acoma Dr.)

 

2.   An update and revision of the El Mirage Five Year Consolidated Plan for FY 2005-2009.

 

H.                 Consideration and action regarding closing the Public Hearing and reconvening into Regular Session.

 

I.                     Consideration and action regarding a request by Northern Utah Storage LLC for site plan approval for a Family Dollar Store at 12445 NW Grand Ave. (Grand Av. West of Acoma Dr.).

 

J.                  Consideration and action to approve Resolution No. R06-02-07 to update and revise the El Mirage Five Year Consolidated Plan for FY 2005-2009.

 

VI.               COUNCIL SUMMARY OF CURRENT EVENTS

 

The City Council may not discuss or act upon any matter in the summary unless the specific matter is properly noticed for legal action.

 

VII.             CITY MANAGER SUMMARY OF CURRENT EVENTS

 

The City Council may not discuss or act upon any matter in the summary unless the specific matter is properly noticed for legal action.

 

VIII.           CALL TO THE PUBLIC

 

Items related under this portion of the agenda cannot be discussed or acted upon by the Common Council of the City of El Mirage until the provisions of the Open Meeting Law have been complied with.

 

IX.               EXECUTIVE SESSION

 

Discussion and consultation for legal advice with the City’s Attorney concerning a possible litigation settlement.  A.R.S. §38-431.03(A)(3) and (4).

 

X.                 REGULAR SESSION

 

K.                 Consideration and action regarding the approval of a Settlement Agreement between the City of El Mirage and PERC.  “Cost” Settlement Agreement is $1,741,600.   Consideration and action regarding giving Fredda Bisman (City Attorney) authority to approve the Escrow Instructions (Exhibit E of the Settlement Agreement).

 

XI.               ADJOURNMENT