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11555 W. Civic Center Drive, Marana, Arizona 85653
Council Chambers, March 21, 2017, at or after 7:00 PM

Ed Honea, Mayor
Jon Post, Vice Mayor
David Bowen, Council Member
Patti Comerford, Council Member
Herb Kai, Council Member
Carol McGorray, Council Member
Roxanne Ziegler, Council Member


Pursuant to A.R.S. § 38-431.02, notice is hereby given to the members of the Marana Town Council and to the general public that the Town Council will hold a meeting open to the public on March 21, 2017, at or after 7:00 PM located in the Council Chambers of the Marana Municipal Complex, 11555 W. Civic Center Drive, Marana, Arizona.

ACTION MAY BE TAKEN BY THE COUNCIL ON ANY ITEM LISTED ON THIS AGENDA. Revisions to the agenda can occur up to 24 hours prior to the meeting. Revised agenda items appear in italics.

As a courtesy to others, please turn off or put in silent mode all electronic devices.

Meeting Times
Welcome to this Marana Town Council meeting. Regular Council meetings are usually held the first and third Tuesday of each month at 7:00 PM at the Marana Municipal Complex, although the date or time may change and additional meetings may be called at other times and/or places. Contact the Town Clerk or watch for posted agendas for other meetings. This agenda may be revised up to 24 hours prior to the meeting. In such a case a new agenda will be posted in place of this agenda.

Speaking at Meetings
If you are interested in speaking to the Council during the Call to the Public or Public Hearings, you must fill out a speaker card (located in the lobby outside the Council Chambers) and deliver it to the Town Clerk prior to the convening of the meeting.

All persons attending the Council meeting, whether speaking to the Council or not, are expected to observe the Council rules, as well as the rules of politeness, propriety, decorum and good conduct. Any person interfering with the meeting in any way, or acting rudely or loudly will be removed from the meeting and will not be allowed to return.

To better serve the citizens of Marana and others attending our meetings, the Council Chambers are wheelchair and handicapped accessible. Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation, such as a sign language interpreter, by contacting the Town Clerk at (520) 382-1999. Requests should be made as early as possible to arrange the accommodation.

Copies of the agenda are available the day of the meeting in the lobby outside the Council Chambers or online at, by linking to the Town Clerk page under Agendas, Minutes and Recent Actions. For questions about the Council meetings, special services or procedures, please contact the Town Clerk, at 382-1999, Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

This Notice and Agenda Posted no later than 24 hours prior to the meeting, at the Marana Municipal Complex, 11555 W. Civic Center Drive, the Marana Operations Center, 5100 W. Ina Road, and at under Agendas and Minutes.



At this time any member of the public is allowed to address the Town Council on any issue within the jurisdiction of the Town Council, except for items scheduled for a Public Hearing at this meeting. The speaker may have up to three minutes to speak. Any persons wishing to address the Council must complete a speaker card located outside the Council Chambers and deliver it to the Town Clerk prior to the commencement of the meeting. Individuals addressing a meeting at the Call to the Public will not be provided with electronic technology capabilities beyond the existing voice amplification and recording capabilities in the facilities. Pursuant to the Arizona Open Meeting Law, at the conclusion of Call to the Public, individual members of the Council may respond to criticism made by those who have addressed the Council, and may ask staff to review the matter, or may ask that the matter be placed on a future agenda.
The Consent Agenda contains items requiring action by the Council which are generally routine items not requiring Council discussion. A single motion and affirmative vote will approve all items on the Consent Agenda, including any resolutions or ordinances. Prior to a motion to approve the Consent Agenda, any Council member may remove any item from the Consent Agenda and that item will be discussed and voted upon separately.
C1   Resolution No. 2017-019; Relating to Development: approving a release of assurances for Saguaro Springs Block 8A and accepting public improvements for maintenance (Keith Brann)
C2   Resolution No. 2017-020: Relating to Municipal Court; approving the appointment of George Dunscomb and Maria Avilez as magistrates pro tempore for the Marana Municipal Court (Laine Sklar)
C3   Resolution No. 2017-021: Relating to Public Works; approving and authorizing the Mayor to sign an intergovernmental agreement with the Regional Transportation Authority for the Arizona Pavilions Park and Ride, and authorizing the Manager to negotiate and sign a lease with the Arizona Pavilions developer for the Arizona Pavilions Park and Ride (Lisa Shafer)
C4   Approval of March 7, 2017 Regular Council Meeting Minutes and March 14, 2017 Study Session Meeting Minutes (Jocelyn C. Bronson)
L1   Relating to Liquor Licenses; recommendation to the Arizona Department of Liquor Licenses and Control regarding a special event liquor license application submitted by Rev. Fr. Virgilio Tabo Jr. on behalf of St. Christopher Roman Catholic Church for Church Fiesta to be held on April 29, 2017 (Jocelyn C. Bronson)
A1   Ordinance No. 2017.006: Relating to Parks and Recreation; amending Marana Town Code Chapter 13-1 (Parks and Recreation Regulations); amending section 13-1-3 (Use and occupancy rules and regulations) to exclude regulation of model aircraft; adding new section 13-1-4 entitled "Model aircraft operation; definition; prohibitions; exceptions"; and designating an effective date (Jane Fairall)
A2   Resolution No. 2017-022: Relating to Parks and Recreation; approving and authorizing the Mayor to execute a Lease Agreement between the Town of Marana and Saint Christopher Roman Catholic Parish-Marana for the construction and maintenance of a pocket park in Honea Heights (Cynthia Nemeth-Briehn)
A3   Resolution No. 2017-023: Relating to Administration; approving the transfer of up to $156,000 in budgeted expenditure authority from the General Fund contingency line item in the fiscal year 2016-2017 budget to various accounts within Community Development and Neighborhood Services for expenses related to startup costs for the new Marana Animal Services division; and authorizing the increase of budgeted full-time equivalent positions from 346.63 to 348.63 for the addition of two Marana animal control officer positions (Erik Montague)
A4   Ordinance No. 2017-007; Relating to Finance; amending the Town of Marana comprehensive fee schedule; and declaring an emergency (Tony Hunter)
D1    Relating to Legislation and Government Actions; discussion and possible action regarding all pending state, federal, and local legislation/government actions and on recent and upcoming meetings of the other governmental bodies (Gilbert Davidson)
Pursuant to A.R.S. § 38-431.03, the Town Council may vote to go into executive session, which will not be open to the public, to discuss certain matters.
E1    Executive Session pursuant to A.R.S. §38-431.03 (A)(3), Council may ask for discussion or consultation for legal advice with the Town Attorney concerning any matter listed on this agenda.
E2    Executive session pursuant to A.R.S. § 38-431.03(A)(4) for discussion or consultation with the Town’s attorneys in order to consider its position and instruct its attorneys regarding the public body's position regarding settlement discussions conducted in order to resolve litigation in Town of Oro Valley v. Bennett, Pima County Superior Court No. C20160706, funded by the Town of Marana as Lead Agency for the Tangerine Corridor project.
E3    Executive session pursuant to A.R.S. § 38-431.03(A)(4) for discussion and consultation with the Town’s attorneys in order to consider its position and instruct its attorneys regarding the Town's position in pending litigation and in settlement discussions conducted in order to resolve litigation in Mandarina LLC v Town of Marana, Pima County Superior Court No C20161982.
Notwithstanding the mayor’s discretion regarding the items to be placed on the agenda, if three or more Council members request that an item be placed on the agenda, it must be placed on the agenda for the second regular Town Council meeting after the date of the request, pursuant to Marana Town Code Section 2-4-2(B).

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