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SPECIAL MEETING OF THE COMMON COUNCIL

OF THE CITY OF EL MIRAGE

EL MIRAGE SENIOR CENTER

14010 N. EL MIRAGE ROAD, EL MIRAGE, ARIZONA

6:00 P.M. – TUESDAY – March 16, 2004

 

Minutes

 

CALL TO ORDER:  Mayor Robert Robles called the meeting to order at 6:00 p.m.

 

ROLL CALL:  Present were:  Mayor Robert Robles, Councilmembers Almond Cutright, Jr., Bruce Baker, Michele Kern, City Manager B. J. Cornwall, Attorney Fredda Bisman, Police Chief Dick Yost, Fire Chief Roy Levenda, Finance Director Diana Betancourt, Community Services Director Ramon Leon and City Clerk Edith Hoover.

 

CONSENT AGENDA:

 

Consideration and action regarding Resolution No. R04-03-15, declaring and adopting the results of the Primary Election held on March 9, 2004.

 

Mayor Robert Robles removed the Canvass of the Election off the Consent Agenda.

 

SPECIAL AGENDA:

 

Consideration and action regarding Resolution No. R04-03-15, declaring and adopting the results of the Primary Election held on March 9, 2004.

 

Mayor Robles presented the Certificates of Election to Kathy White and Roy Delgado.  Certificates of Nomination were presented for Xavier G. Bedolla and Steve Garza who were not present.

 

Councilmember Kern made a motion to approve Resolution No. R04-03-15, declaring and adopting the results of the Primary Election held on March 9, 2004; seconded by Councilmember Cutright.

 

VOTE:            Yea:                Baker, Cutright, Kern and Robles

                        Nay:

                        Absent:           Valdez, Ortiz, Reed

                        Motion:           Carried

 

Consideration and action regarding the approval and authorization for the payment to Arizona Department of Water Resources in the amount of $12,734.56 is for our Annual Water Withdrawal and Use Report for the calendar year 2003.

 

Water Services Director Lucky Roberts reported this is an annual fee we pay to the Arizona Department of Water Resources for water withdrawal and use for 2003.

 

Councilmember Kern made a motion to approve the authorization for the payment to Arizona Department of Water Resources in the amount of $12,734.56 for our Annual Water Withdrawal and Use Report for the calendar year 2003; seconded by Councilmember Baker.

 

VOTE:            Yea:                Baker, Cutright, Kern and Robles

                        Nay:

                        Absent:           Ortiz, Reed, Valdez

                        Motion:           Carried

 

Consideration and action regarding the contract amendment to the existing Construction Contract with MGC Contractors, Inc. for an amount not to exceed $35,000 for contracting services toward the construction of the El Mirage WWTP – SBR Basin 3 & 4 completion.  Specifically, this is for MGC’s subcontractor, Ludvik Electrical, to purchase and install controllers for equipment in sequencing batch reactors 3 & 4.

 

Water Services Director Lucky Roberts reported the original contract price was $500,000 and the additional $35,000 will provide services for the completion of SBR Basin 3 and 4.

 

Councilmember Kern made a motion to approve the contract amendment to the existing Construction Contract with MGC Contractors, Inc. for an amount not to exceed $35,000 for contracting services toward the construction of the El Mirage WWTP - SBR Basin 3 & 4 completion.  Specifically, this is for MGC’s subcontractor, Ludvik Electrical, to purchase and install controllers for equipment in sequencing batch reactors 3 & 4; seconded by Councilmember Baker.

 

VOTE:            Yea:                Baker, Cutright, Kern and Robles

                        Nay:

                        Absent:           Ortiz, Reed and Valdez

                        Motion:           Carried

 

V.                        ADJOURNMENT:

 

Councilmember Kern made a motion to adjourn at 6:06 p.m.; seconded by Councilmember Cutright.

 

VOTE:            Yea:                Baker, Cutright, Kern and Robles

                        Nay:               

                        Absent:           Ortiz, Reed and Valdez

                        Motion;           Carried

 

 

 

                                                                                    ______________________________

                                                                        Robert Robles, Mayor

 

ATTEST:

 

 

____________________________________

Edith W. Hoover, City Clerk

 

 

I hereby certify the foregoing minutes are a true and accurate record of the Special Council Meeting held on March 16, 2004 and a quorum was present.

 

 

 

                                                                                    ________________________________

                                                                                    Edith W. Hoover, City Clerk