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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, NOVEMBER 9, 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 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 approving the destruction of records which have surpassed their retention period as approved by the Arizona State Library, Archives and Public Records.

 

2.                  Consideration and action approving Resolution No. R06-11-28, declaring a public need and necessity and a public purpose; authorizing the acquisition of real property located in the City limits of the City of El Mirage, Maricopa County, Arizona, known as Assessor’s Parcels 501-29-096, 501-29-097 and 501-29-098 through gift, purchase, or eminent domain; and authorizing and directing the Mayor, City Manager, City Clerk and City Attorney to do all acts, execute all documents and pay all costs and fees necessary for the acquisition of said real property.

 

3.                  Consideration and action approving Regular Council Meeting Minutes from October 12 and October 26, 2006.

 

4.                  Consideration and action regarding award of construction contract for Phase I and Phase II CDBG Downtown Water System Improvements.

 

 

5.                  Consideration and action regarding approval to spend $59,802.83 to upgrade the City’s Telecommunications system to include interconnectivity to all City facilities.  These upgrades to the Inter-Tel PBX system are required to accommodate the additional capacity needed for recent building expansions to accommodate the Municipal Court and Cada Uno facility.

 

 

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.     Consideration and action regarding convening into the Board of Adjustment and into Public Hearing to consider a requested variance from the Zoning Ordinance.

 

B.     Consideration and action regarding closing the public hearing of the Board of Adjustment.

 

C.    Consideration and action on request by Rancho El Mirage Homeowners Association for a variance to allow 6’ (vs. 4’) wrought iron fences in front yard setbacks in R-1a/65db for private parks located at 12400 W Acoma Dr., 13851 N. 126th Ave., and 12602 W. Thunderbird Road.

 

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

 

E.     Consideration and action on opening the Public Hearing on request for conditional use permit to allow a 1200 sq. ft. garage in r-1/70db at 12710 W. Sunnyside Circle.

 

F.     Consideration and action on closing the Public Hearing on zoning items.

 

G.    Consideration and action on request by Jeff Collinsworth for conditional use permit to allow a 1,200 sq. ft. garage in R-1/70 db at 12710 W. Sunnyside Circle in Grande Mirage.

 

 

H.     Consideration and action to convene into Public Hearing to solicit citizen participation in the needs and priorities for funding under CDBG, HOME and other funding grants for fiscal year 2007/2008.

 

I.         Consideration and action to close the Public Hearing regarding soliciting citizen participation in the needs and priorities for funding under CDBG, HOME and other funding grants for fiscal year 2007/2008.

 

J.      Consideration and action to approve Resolution R06-11-29, a Resolution of the City Council of the City of El Mirage, Maricopa County, Arizona, authorizing the City to submit applications to Maricopa County Community Development for Community Development Block Grant Funds and execute awarded agreements.

 

K.     Consideration and action to approve Resolution R06-11-30, a Resolution of the City Council of the City of El Mirage, Maricopa County, Arizona, authorizing the City to submit applications to the Maricopa County Community Development for HOME Investment Partnerships Program Funds and execute awarded agreements.

 

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

 

No Executive Session has been requested.

 

X.                 ADJOURNMENT