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REGULAR MEETING OF THE COMMON COUNCIL
OF THE CITY OF EL
EL MIRAGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
13500 N. EL MIRAGE ROAD
6:00 P.M., THURSDAY, APRIL 27, 2006
TO ORDER: Mayor Fred
Waterman called the meeting to order at 6:00 P.M. and led the public in the Pledge of Allegiance
and Moment of silence.
CALL: Present were: Mayor Fred Waterman,
Vice Mayor Michele Kern, Councilmember Xavier
Bedolla, Councilmember Roy Delgado,
Councilmember Tensi Reed (by telephone), Councilmember
William Conner, City Manager BJ Cornwall,
Attorney Fredda Bisman, City Engineer Chris Young,
Police Lt. Joe Rodriguez, Acting Fire Chief Tom Christmas,
and City Clerk Edith Hoover. Councilman Rick Monzon
Consideration and action approving Resolution No. R06-04-12,
designating the election and purpose of election; designating the deadline for
voter registration; and designating the place and the last date for candidates
to file nomination papers.
Consideration and action approving
Resolution No. R06-04-14, supporting
$4.3 billion FY 2007 funding for the Community Development Block Grant
Consideration and action regarding approval of a Proclamation from City
Council of the City lf El Mirage proclaiming April as Fair Housing Month.
Councilman Delgado stated he would
like to see the resolution for the support of CDBG to come to Council earlier
Vice Mayor Kern made a motion to
approve all items on the consent agenda with one motion; seconded by Councilman
VOTE: Yea: Bedolla,
Kern, Delgado, Conner, Reed, Waterman
Mayor Waterman reported Regular
Agenda Item A has been pulled from the agenda due to the illness of presenter
Linda Kleiner’s daughter.
Mayor Waterman also reported he is
very proud the City is doing well and he is proud of the dedication of the
Presentation of an update regarding the “Together Against Graffiti”
(TAG) Committee by Linda Kleiner.
Mayor Waterman pulled this item
from the agenda as referenced above.
Consideration and action regarding approval of two positions on the
CDAC Committee. A Primary Representative
and an Alternate Representative are required.
Mayor Waterman reported Councilman
Roy Delgado would like to retain the Primary
Representative and Vice Mayor Michele Kern
would like to retain the Alternate Representative position on the CDAC
Committee. The Mayor then asked if
anyone else on Council would be interested in sitting on this committee. No one responded.
Councilman Conner made the motion
to appoint Councilman Roy Delgado as the
Primary Representative and Vice Mayor Michele Kern
as the Alternate Representative on the CDAC Committee, seconded by Councilman
SUMMARY OF CURRENT EVENTS
Vice Mayor Kern informed the
public the Kingdom In The Valley Community Church is having a Cinco de Mayo
Celebration on Saturday, May 6, 2006
at the El Mirage Elementary School from 12 Noon
to 4:00 P.M. The public is invited.
MANAGER SUMMARY OF CURRENT EVENTS
City Manager BJ Cornwall
reported Walmart’s contractors are so busy throughout the country with building
construction they have gone out to bid.
The bids are due
May 18th and will be awarded on May
26th. This in no way changes
their January 2007 opening date.
Regarding the Census, sixteen
communities protested the results of the mid semester census and they are
currently going door-to-door and taking into consideration the number of
dwelling units and vacancy rate.
Good news for the Thunderbird and
Dysart Roads intersection. The
Burlington Northern and Santa Fe Railroad have started the construction and
they are on schedule.
TO THE PUBLIC
There were no responses from the
There was no Executive Session.
Vice Mayor Kern made a motion to
adjourn at 6:09 p.m.; seconded by