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MINUTES 2020/02/11CITY COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES TUESDAY FEBRUARY 111b, 2020 7:00 P. M. SAN DIMAS COUNCIL CHAMBER S"NJ 245 EAST BONITA AVENUE DI TELECONFERENCE NOTICE Pursuant to Government Code Section 54953, Subdivision (b), the following Council meeting will include teleconference participation by Councilmember Ebiner from: Hyatt Place Verona / Madison 845 Liberty Drive, Verona, Wisconsin 53593 - Board Room CITY COUNCIL ROLL CALL: Mayor Curtis W. Morris, Mayor Pro Tern Ryan A. Vienna, Councilmember Emmett Badar Councilmember Denis Bertone, Councilmember John Ebiner-Via teleconference STAFF: City Manager Ken Duran, Assistant City Manager Brad McKinney, Director of Public Works Shari Garwick, Director of Parks and Recreation Hector Kistemann, Director of Community Development Henry Noh, City Attorney Jeff Malawy, City Clerk Debra Black CALL TO ORDER AND FLAG SALUTE Mayor Morris called the meeting to order and led the flag salute at 7:00 p.m. 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 ask to 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.) Mayor Morris introduceD Ivan Magana the newly appointed Youth Commissioner to the Parks and Recreation Commission. 1) San Dimas High School Government Teacher Mr. Dave Mitlbrandt announced students in audience tonight for class project. 2) Resident Bobby Mathis voiced concern with ongoing issues regarding his property. City Council Minutes February 11, 2020 Page 2 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 request separate discussion.) Resolutions read by title, further reading waived, passage and adoption recommended as follows: RESOLUTION 2020-06, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SAN DIMAS, CALIFORNIA, APPROVING CERTAIN DEMANDS FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY, 2020. Approval of the Study Session minutes of February 26, 2019 and June 11, 2019 Deny Claim 2007732 GRV (Moreno vs. City of San Dimas) Approval of Resolution 2020-07, Annual Update of Parking Prohibition on Certain Streets RESOLUTION 2020-07, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SAN DIMAS, COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES, PROHIBITING PARKING OR STOPPING OF VEHICLES ON CERTAIN STREETS Civic Center Park Playground Replacement Project RECOMMENDED ACTION: a. Authorize the City Manager to execute purchase agreement for the exercise equipment b. Appropriate $10,000 to account 22.4410.603.000 from the Fund 22 Fund Balance Adopt Salary Resolution 2020-08 RESOLUTION 2020-08, 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 RECOMMENDED ACTION: Adopt Resolution 2020-08. END OF CONSENT CALENDAR Councilmember Ebiner, suggested that item 3b, page five, paragraph four of the June 11, 2019 City Council minutes, identified the name of the crosswalk as San Dimas Avenue and Commercial Street. MOTION: Motion/seconded by Councilmembers Bertone/Badar to approve the consent calendar with the requested update to the June 11, 2019 minutes. Motion carried. (5-0) City Council Minutes February 11, 2020 Roll Call Vote: Mayor Morris: Yes Mayor Pro Tem: Yes Councilmember Badar: Yes Councilmember Bertone: Yes Councilmember Ebiner: Yes OTHER BUSINESS Gold Line Update City Manager Ken Duran, updated the Council with the following details: • Contractor has started some of the survey and utility work along the right of way • There will be some community open house meetings in March Temporary Extension of the existing Mobile Home Accord to June 30, 2020 Page 3 Mr. Duran reported that in 1995 the City facilitated a Mobile Home Accord that was voluntarily agreed to by the owners of the five mobile home parks in the City and representatives of the park residents. The purpose of the Accord is to establish parameters on base rents, rent increases and allowable pass-thru items in order to allow for the park owners to keep up with the costs to maintain the parks and also protect residents from experiencing excessive increase. The term of the original Accord was for five years, as were the subsequent renewals. There have only been a few minor adjustments of the Accord over the past 25 years. The current Accord expired December 31, 2019. Staff has been in contact with the park owners on renewal of the Accord and some of them have expressed a desire to discuss some possible amendments. If there are amendments it may take a few months to negotiate them between the owners and residents. Since the Accord has technically expired, the owners have agreed to a short-term extension of the existing Accord to allow time for preparation, and negotiations if necessary, for a new Accord. The current Mobile Accord expired December 31, 2019.The City has been in contact with the mobile home park owners on a renewal of the Accord. Some of the owners have requested discussion on possible amendments to the Accord. To allow for time to discuss and if necessary negotiate amendments staff and the owners are recommending a temporary extension of the current Accord. Responding to Councilmember Bertone, Mr. Duran replied that the park managers notify the residents of the five parks of the public meeting with the City and Park Owners. Councilmember Ebiner shared that some of the resident's concerns are that park owners have the ability to raise rents by 3 % even though the CPI may be less. City Council Minutes February 11, 2020 Page 4 Mayor Morris explained that during the negotiations five years ago, the park owners were willing to drop the bottom limit if the top limit was increased; the residents were against not having the top increased. He stated their primary concern was to make sure their rents would not increase if the cost of living increased substantially. He added that they have always been more concerned with the top number and realized that agreeing to the three percent (3%) on the low end is what buys them the limit on the top. MOTION: Motion/seconded by Councilmembers Bertone/Badar to approve a temporary extension of the Mobile Home Accord to June 30, 2020. Mayor Morris: Yes Mayor Pro Tem: Yes Councilmember Badar: Yes Councilmember Bertone: Yes Councilmember Ebiner: Yes PUBLIC HEARING Municipal Code Text Amendment Regarding Directional Signs in the Public Right -of -Way (Memo to Postpone) Public Works Director Shari Garwick announced that the advertised date for the hearing was tonight instead of February 25, 2020 and therefore a postponement is required. City Attorney Jeff Malawy explained that the Council should vote to continue the hearing to a date certain and it will not need to be renoticed. MOTION: Motion/seconded by Councilmembers Badar/Bertone to continue this item to the February 25, 2020 meeting. Motion carried. (5-0) Roll Call Vote: Mayor Morris: Yes Mayor Pro Tem Vienna: Yes Councilmember Badar: Yes Councilmember Bertone: Yes Councilmember Ebiner: Yes ORAL COMMUNICATIONS Members of the Audience (Speakers are limited to five -minutes or as may be determined by the Chair.) 1) Resident Bobby Mathis voiced concern with ongoing issues regarding his property. City Manager City Council Minutes February 11, 2020 Page 5 • Announced the continuation of study session item -request for decorative lights in city trees • National Night Out program discussed at study session - develop a program were a singular community event and neighborhood events are both accommodated. • Annual State of the City Event on February 20, 2020 • Ask the Mayor Show will air this. week • Director of Community Development Henry Noh — announcement of SP23 survey ended February, staff is compiling data, update meeting February 19, 2020 — 7:00 p.m. Tentative Joint Study Session with Council and Planning Commission on March 10, 2020. • February 25, 2020 5:00 Study Session — update on budget and input for upcoming budget discussions City Attorney Nothing reported. Members of the City Council Councilmembers' report on meetings attended at the expense of the local agency Nothing reported. Council initiated requests, comments and updates. Mayor Pro Tem Vienna • Expecting to hear from each director what their budget priorities are • Candidates did a good job with the Candidate Forum — it can be seen on KWST, You Tube and the City website • Request report of calls for service during the time that the church run shelter has been open Councilmember Badar • Thanked high school students for attending the meeting. Councilmember Bertone • Gold Line Open House on March 12, 2020 at 5 :3 0 p.m. The meeting recessed to closed session at 7:35 p.m. City Council Minutes February 11, 2020 Page 6 CLOSED SESSION PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT (Pursuant to Government Code Section 54957(b)) Title: City Manager — Performance Evaluation ADJOURNMENT Following the closed session, the City Attorney made a public announcement that "the City Council met and discussed the one closed session matter on the agenda and provided direction to the City Attorney. No reportable action was taken." The meeting adjourned at approximately 8:40 pm. Debra Black, City Clerk Approved: August 11, 2020 Emmett G. Badar, Mayor