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MINUTES 2019/11/26--�- REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES SAN TUESDAY NOVEMBER 261h 2019, 7:00 P. M. DIMAS SAN DIMAS COUNCIL CHAMBER 245 E. BONITA AVE. 1960 CITY COUNCIL: Mayor Curtis W. Morris Mayor Pro Tern Ryan A. Vienna Councilmember Emmett Badar Councilmember Denis Bertone Councilmember John Ebiner STAFF: City Manager Ken Duran Assistant City Manager Brad McKinney Director of Public Works Krishna Patel Director of Community Development Henry Noh City Attorney Jeff Malawy Parks and Recreation Manager Tim Pagano City Clerk Debra Black Associate Engineer Steven Barragan CALL TO ORDER AND FLAG SALUTE Mayor Morris called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. and led the flag salute. ANNOUNCEMENTS/PRESENTATIONS > Holiday Extravaganza — December 7, 2019 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Parks and Recreation Manager Tim Pagano made the announcement for the event. ORAL COMMUNICATIONS (Members of the audience are invited to address the City Council on any item not on the agenda. Under the provisions of the Brown Act, the legislative body is prohibited from taking or engaging in discussion on any item not appearing on the posted agenda. However, your concerns may be referred to staff or set for discussion at a later date. If you desire to address the City Council on an item on this agenda, other than a scheduled public hearing item you may do so at this time or asked to be heard when that agenda item is considered. Comments on public hearing items will be considered when that item is scheduled for discussion. The Public Comment period is limited to 30 minutes. Each speaker shall be limited to three (3) minutes.) MEMBERS OF THE AUDIENCE 1) Resident Gil Gonzalez expressed concerned with the approval process for the project in item 3b on the consent calendar. 2) Resident Pete Sluis shared some historical data on floods in California. City Council Minutes November 26, 2019 Page 2 3) Resident Michael Pon reported a recent coyote attack on a family pet. 4) Resident Bobby Mathis thanked Councilmembers and staff for working with him on his second driveway project, but requested approval for rock material instead of concrete. 5) Resident Mabelle Pon reported a recent coyote attack on family pet. CONSENT CALENDAR (All items on the Consent Calendar are considered to be routine and will be enacted by one motion unless a member of the City Council requests separate discussion.) RESOLUTIONS AND ORDINANCES READ BY TITLE, FURTHER READING WAIVED, PASSAGE AND ADOPTION RECOMMENDED AS FOLLOWS: RESOLUTION 2019-54, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SAN DIMAS, CALIFORNIA, APPROVING CERTAIN DEMANDS FOR THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER 2019 MCTA 19-0003 Modifications to the Development Standards within the Scenic Highway Overlay Zone, Chapter 18.108 of the San Dimas Municipal Code (Introduced November 12, 2019) ORDINANCE 1274, AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SAN DIMAS, COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES ADOPTING MUNICIPAL CODE TEXT 19-0003 AMENDING CHAPTER 18.108 (SCENIC HIGHWAY OVERLAY ZONE) TO REDUCE THE REQUIRED FRONT YARD SETBACK FROM 25 FEET TO 10 FEET FOR PROPERTIES LOCATED AT THE INTERSECTION OF FOOTHILL BOULEVARD AND SAN DIMAS CANYON ROAD. (Second reading and adoption) APPROVAL OF THE CITY'S ANNUAL INDEPENDENT AUDITED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS RECOMMENDATION: Accept and approve these statements as the Annual Report by minute action. ADOPTING A RESOLUTION EXTENDING AND ADOPTING THE PAY PLAN FOR CITY EMPLOYEES TO INCREASE PART-TIME HOURLY RATES TO ADJUST FOR THE MINIMUM WAGE INCREASE EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2020 RESOLUTION 2019-55, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SAN DIMAS, COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES, ADOPTING AND EXTENDING THE PAY PLAN AND REIMBURSEMENT SCHEDULE FOR CITY EMPLOYEES RECOMMENDATION: Staff recommends the City Council approve the attached Resolution Adopting and Extending the Pay Plan to increase part-time salaries to adjust for the increase to the statewide minimum wage effective January 1, 2020. DENY CLAIM FOR AMERIPRISE VS. CITY OF SAN DIMAS (2004331 GRV) END OF CONSENT CALENDAR City Council Minutes November 26, 2019 Page 3 MOTION: Motion/seconded by Councilmembers Bertone/Ebiner to approve the consent calendar as presented. Motion carried. (5-0) YES: Badar, Berton, Ebiner, Morris, Vienna NOES: None ABSENT: None ABSTAIN: None In response to Mayor Pro Tern Vienna, City Manager Ken Duran explained the approval and noticing process that took place for item 3b. OTHER BUSINESS STREET LIGHTS — CONVERTING CITY-WIDE EDISON OWNED STREET LIGHTS FROM HPS TO LED UNDER EDISON'S OPTION E CONVERSION PROGRAM RECOMMENDATION: Staff recommends and request Council approval to proceed with the installation and conversion of all existing Edison owned street lights (excluding Acorn or Nostalgic Series lights in town core area) to a combination of 3,000k and 4,000k LED lighting fixtures as part of Edison's Option E Conversion program. 1. 3,000k LED lighting fixtures shall be selected to replace all existing Edison HPS lighting fixtures equal to or less than 9,500 lumens/100 Watts (primarily 5,800 lumens/70 Watts HPS on residential streets and 9,500 lumens/100 Watts HPS on collector streets). 2. 4,000k LED lighting fixtures shall be selected to replace all existing Edison HPS lighting fixtures greater than 9,500 lumens/100 Watts (includes 16,000 lumens/150 Watts HPS and 22,000 lumens/200 Watts HPS on arterial streets). Director of Public Works Krishna Patel clarified the which lights are being proposed for the change out. Associate Engineer Steven Barragan presented staff s report on this item. Councilmember Ebiner provided additional comments to support the selection of the 3,000k option. Mayor Pro Tem Vienna shared his experience with the lighting choices, and is supportive of the 3,000k option, but added that it should be consistence throughout the city. Mayor Morris opened the discussion to comment: Gil Gonzalez suggested the city approve the legally required lighting. Resident Reinhart shared some insight into Southern California Edison's practices for lighting. City Council Minutes November 26, 2019 Page 4 MOTION: Motion/seconded by Councilmember Ebiner/Mayor Pro Tern Vienna to approve 3,000k LED lighting fixtures to replace all existing Edison HPS lighting fixtures equal to or less than 9,500 lumens/100 Watts (primarily 5,800 lumens/70 Watts HPS on residential streets and 9,500 lumens/100 Watts HPS on collector streets). Motion carried. (4-1) YES: Badar, Bertone, Ebiner, Vienna NOES: Morris ABSENT: None ABSTAIN: None INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCE 1275 AND CALL FOR PUBLIC HEARING ORDINANCE 1275, AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SAN DIMAS AMENDING SPECIFIED CHAPTERS OF TITLE 15 OF THE SAN DIMAS MUNICIPAL CODE AND ADOPTING BY REFERENCE, THE 2019 EDITION OF THE CALIFORNIA BUILDING CODE, VOLUMES 1 & 2, THE 2019 EDITION OF THE CALIFORNIA RESIDENTIAL CODE, THE 2019 EDITION OF THE CALIFORNIA PLUMBING CODE, THE 2019 EDITION OF THE CALIFORNIA ELECTRICAL CODE, THE 2019 EDITION OF THE CALIFORNIA MECHANICAL CODE, THE 2019 EDITION OF THE CALIFORNIA FIRE CODE, AND THE 2019 EDITION OF THE CALIFORNIA GREEN BUILDING STANDARDS CODE, TOGETHER WITH CERTAIN AMENDMENTS, ADDITIONS, DELETIONS, AND EXCEPTIONS, INCLUDING FEES AND PENALTIES (First reading and introduction) RECOMMENDATION: Waive further reading and introduce Ordinance 1275 and set Public Hearing for December 12, 2019 at 7:00p.m. Superintendent of Building and Safety Eric Beilstein presented staff s report on this item. MOTION: Motion/seconded by Councilmember Bertone/Mayor Pro Tern Vienna to approve to waive further reading, introduce Ordinance 1275 and set the public hearing for December 10, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. YES: Badar, Bertone, Ebiner, Morris, Vienna NOES: None ABSENT: None ABSTAIN: None GOLD LINE UPDATE Mr. Duran shared that discussions are ongoing regarding the number of parking spaces for the four Metro Stations. He added that there will be an impact on the City yard, but we are two or three years away from the authority needing to acquire the land. He also added that staff is focusing on a relocation site for the yard. Additionally, he stated the Gold Line has retained a consultant to work with the four cities to evaluate the potential impacts of overflow parking outside the Gold Line parking structure and come up with possible solutions. City Council Minutes November 26, 2019 ORAL COMMUNICATIONS Page 5 Members of the Audience (Speakers are limited to five (5) minutes or as may be determined by the Chair.) Resident Gil Gonzalez asked if the Golf Course needed a permit for live bands, and reported picking up passengers in golf carts from the street level. Resident Pete Slues shared comments on Metro Link ridership numbers. CITY MANAGER Ask the Mayor's call in show will not air this week. CITY ATTORNEY Nothing to report. MEMBERS OF THE CITY COUNCIL Councilmembers' report on meetings attended at the expense of the local agency. Nothing reported. INDIVIDUAL MEMBER'S COMMENTS UPDATES REQUESTS: Mayor Pro Tem Vienna • Request for Association for Local Government Auditors presentation (Councilmember Ebiner seconded) • Holiday wishes Councilmember Ebiner • Holiday Extravaganza announcement • Tree trimming incident — property managers should be made aware of guidelines Councilmember Badar • Tree trimming is popular over the weekends due to lack of enforcement • Holiday wishes Councilmember Bertone • San Gabriel Council of Government received a $7 million grant to help address the homelessness issue • Holiday wishes City Council Minutes November 26, 2019 Page 6 The meeting recessed to closed session at 8:40 p.m. CLOSED SESSION PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT (Pursuant to Government Code Section 54957(b)) Title: City Manager — Performance Evaluation CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL —ANTICIPATED LITIGATION Initiation of litigation pursuant to Government Code section 54956.9(d)(4): One case. CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL —ANTICIPATED LITIGATION Significant exposure to litigation pursuant to Government Code section 54956.9(d)(2): One case. ADJOURNMENT The meeting adjourned at 8:40 p.m. d-h,j&&4 Debra Black, City Clerk Approved March 10th, 2020 Curtis W. Morris, Mayor