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REGULAR MEETING OF THE COMMON COUNCIL

OF THE CITY OF EL MIRAGE

EL MIRAGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

13500 N. El Mirage Rd.

6:00 P.M., Thursday, March 23, 2006

 

Minutes

 

 

I.                    CALL TO ORDER

Mayor called the meeting to order at 6:00p.m. then led the public in the Pledge of Allegiance and Moment of Silence.

 

II.                  ROLL CALL

Present were:  Mayor Fred Waterman, Vice Mayor Michele Kern, Councilors Xavier Bedolla, Bill Conner, Roy Delgado and Rick Monzon, City Manager BJ Cornwall, Attorney Fredda Bisman, City Engineer/Operations Director Chris Young, Interim Police Chief Brian Beamish, and Deputy City Clerk Michelle Szweda

Absent were Councilor Tensi Reed, Acting Fire Chief Tom Christmas (vacation), and City clerk Edith Hoover (ill)

 

III.                CONSENT AGENDA

 

1.                  Consideration and action approving the second reading of Ordinance O06-02-04 amending the Zoning Ordinance Map and rezoning property east of El Mirage Rd. and one-fourth mile south of Peoria Ave. from I-1 Garden Industrial to I-2 General Industrial Zone.

2.                  Consideration and action regarding the award of contract for Dietz Crane Arsenic Adsorption Treatment System (PW06-W01).

3.                  Consideration and action approving Resolution R06-03-10 approving a Project Technical Assistance Grant Agreement with the Water Infrastructure Finance Authority of Arizona (WIFA) for a Credit Assessment of the City’s Financial and Operating conditions.

 

Councilor Delgado wanted to add the word “well” in item 2 after “Dietz Crane” for clarification.

 

Councilor Delgado made a motion to approve with the addition of the word “well”; seconded by Vice Mayor Kern.

 

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

                              Nay:

                              Absent:  Reed

                              Motion:  Carried

 

IV.               MAYOR’S COMMENTS

 

Mayor attended the Sun City Elks meeting on Tuesday where they presented our CAP Director, Lorenzo Aguirre, the Distinguished Citizenship Award.  It was a surprise to Lorenzo and he deserves it.

 

V.                 REGULAR AGENDA

 

No items were submitted.

 

VI.               COUNCIL SUMMARY OF CURRENT EVENTS

 

No comments.

 

VII.             CITY MANAGER SUMMARY OF CURRENT EVENTS

 

City Manager BJ Cornwall read a letter from Ben Lewis, President of the Rancho El Mirage HOA (see attached) and thanked staff.  The final escrow has come through for PERC there will be more updates to follow.  The numbers are still being worked for the Census.  Wal-Mart is planning a ground breaking for the week of April 10th.

 

VIII.           CALL TO THE PUBLIC

 

No comments.

 

IX.               ADJOURNMENT

 

Vice Mayor Kern made a motion to adjourn at 6:09 p.m.; seconded by Councilor Bedolla.

 

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

                              Nay:

                              Absent:  Reed

                              Motion:  Carried