AMENDED 10/01/2020
Monday, October 5, 2020- 5:30 P.M.   

Rui Pereira, Mayor
Royce Kardinal, Vice Mayor

Chris Band, Council Member
Kristy Bedoian, Council Member
Kelly Blunt, Council Member
Sam Crissman, Council Member
David Stander, Council Member

The Mayor of the Wickenburg Town Council finds that it is in the best interests of the Town and its community to conduct this public meeting primarily through technological access in order to serve the public purpose of assisting with the minimization of the potential spread of COVID-19. Council members will participate in the meeting via telephone, as authorized by A.R.S. Section 38-431(4), or in-person, in the Town Hall Council Chambers. A limited public audience will be allowed to attend in-person. Seating will be on a first come, first serve basis with only 15 people allowed in the Council Chambers. Masks will be required. Doors will open at 5:00 PM. 
Members of the public may attend by watching Cox Cable Channel 11, Facebook Live, or by calling into a conference call at 1-253-215-8782 meeting ID 533-193-3281 (alternate phone number 1-301-715-8592). If you want to make a comment regarding an item or Call to the Public, please email your comments of 250 words or less to by noon on Monday and they will be read into the record. Please note in the email what agenda item you want your comments read. If you are attending in person, you will need to fill out a Speaker Form and come to the podium when your name is called.
The Mayor hereby authorizes this action to serve the goal of protecting Town residents, staff, and in the interests of public safety.

Pursuant to A.R.S. § 38-431.02, notice is hereby given to the members of the Wickenburg Town Council and to the general public that the Town Council will hold a meeting open to the public on the above date, time, and location. Minutes of its proceedings shall be taken and filed with the Town Clerk for Public Inspection.

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. Revisions appear in all italic print.  Council may decide to change the order in which items are heard at the meeting.
As a courtesy to others, please turn off or put in silent mode all cell phones.

Meeting Times
Welcome to this Wickenburg Town Council meeting. Regular Council meetings are usually held the first and third Monday of each month at 5:30 PM in the Wickenburg Council Chambers, 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.

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 at the entrance door) 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 conduct of the meeting or otherwise not following the Council rules will be removed from the meeting.

To better serve the citizens of Wickenburg and others attending our meetings, the Council Chambers are wheelchair and handicapped accessible. Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation by contacting the Town within 48 hours of the scheduled meeting at 928-684-5411 (Voice & TTY).

Copies of the agenda are available the day of the meeting in the Council Chambers or online at For questions about the Council meetings, special services or procedures, please contact the Town Clerk, at 928-684-5451 ext. 1517, Monday through Thursday from 7:00 AM to 6:00 PM. Council meetings are televised live on Cox Cable Channel 11.

A.   CALL TO ORDER - Mayor Pereira Held
B.   PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - Mayor Pereira Held
C.   INVOCATION - Pastor Duane Middleton, Mt. Hope Assembly of God Church
The Invocation May Be Offered By a Person of Any Religion, Faith, Belief, or Non-Belief, as Well as By Council Members or Staff. A List of Volunteers is Maintained By the Town Clerk and Interested Persons Should Contact the Clerk for Further Information.
D.   ROLL CALL - Mayor Pereira Held
F.   TOWN MANAGER'S REPORT which may include discussion regarding Police, Fire, Capital Improvement Projects, Economic Development, Airport, Budget, Permits, Staff Recognition, Branding and Current Events - Vince Lorefice, Town Manager Held
G.   CALL TO THE PUBLIC - Mayor Pereira
Comments not related to an agenda item may be addressed during the call to the public.  However, public comments may only address issues that pertain to the jurisdiction of the public body.  Council Members will not be able to discuss or take legal action on matters raised during the call to the public.  Council may respond to criticism, ask staff to review a matter, or ask that a matter be put on a future agenda so it can be discussed.
1.   Approval of the Consent Agenda -
All items listed under the Consent Agenda are considered to be routine matters and will be enacted by one motion and vote of the Town Council. There will be no separate discussion on these items unless a Council Member requests, in which event the item will be removed from the consent agenda and considered in its normal sequence on the agenda.
a.   Approval of Minutes - Regular Meeting of September 21, 2020 Click to View Approved
b.   Consider Approving and Authorizing the Mayor to Execute a Contract with CR&R, Inc. for Transportation of Solid Waste - Herschel Workman, Public Services Director Click to View Approved
c.   Consider Approving and Authorizing the Mayor to Execute a Long Term Fire Truck Lease Agreement with Congress Fire District - Ed Temerowski, Fire Chief Click to View Approved
d.   Consider Resolution No. 2277, Amending and Revising the Salary Plan, the Organizational Chart and Approving the Job Descriptions for Deputy Town Manager / Economic Development and Public Information & Grant Program Administrator - Vince Lorefice, Town Manager Click to View Approved
e.   Consider Approval of the Mayor's Honorary Consul Appointment for Portugal in Arizona - Vince Lorefice, Town Manager Click to View Approved
2.   Public Hearing Related to Public Input on Qualified Projects for the 2021-2022 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Funding Cycle - Herschel Workman, Public Services Director Click to View Held
3.   Public Hearing and Council consideration of an Application by The Meadows Behavioral Healthcare for an Amendment to an Existing Conditional Use Permit on parcel 505-03-019L, Located at 2075 North Vulture Mine Road Zoned R1-35 Single Family Residential including 33.48 acres, to Permit Additional Residential Care and Office Space on the Property for Patients and Staff - Steve Boyle, Community Development Director Click to View Approved
4.   Public Hearing and Consideration of Ordinance No. 1209, Amending Chapter 14 Zoning Article 14-17 Off-Street Parking and Loading Regulations Section 14-17-2 Off-Street Parking Regulations to Exclude the C-2 Central Business and Decrease all Assembly, Commercial and Industrial Off-Street Parking Regulations by 50%; Amending Article 14-11 Commercial Districts Section 14-11-4 Yard, Height and Area Regulations by Decreasing the Street Side Yard Setback to 0 feet in the C-2 Central Business Zoning District and the Interior Side Yard Setback to 10 Feet when Property is Adjacent to a Residential Zone - Item Tabled to Meeting on November 2, 2020 at 5:30 PM Click to View Tabled
5.   Presentation, Discussion and Direction to Staff Regarding the Business Survey related to Covid-19 - Sarah Brown, Recreations Coordinator  Click to View Presented
6.   Consider Approval of a Preliminary Plat at Wickenburg Ranch for Parcel O Phase 2 and Parcel O South - Steve Boyle, Community Development Director Click to View Approved
7.   Consider Approval of a Preliminary Plat at Wickenburg Ranch for Parcel U - Steve Boyle, Community Development Director Click to View Approved
I.   EXECUTIVE SESSION - (Council May Vote to Go Into Executive Session Pursuant to A.R.S §38-431.03(A)(3) to Receive Legal Advice from the Town Attorney on Any of the Above Agenda Items.)
1.   An executive session pursuant to A.R.S. § 38-431.03(A)(3) for discussion or consultation for legal advice with the Town Attorney regarding the sale of the Forepaugh property, status of escrow, environmental cleanup, and the Attorney General Office's closure of a complaint filed by a resident related to the sale. Held
2.   An executive session pursuant to A.R.S. § 38-431.03(A)(3) for discussion or consultation for legal advice with the Town Attorney regarding the Town’s regulations for medical marijuana dispensaries and possible Code amendments regarding recreational marijuana in response to the Smart and Safe Arizona Act, Proposition 207, which is on the November 3, 2020 general election ballot. Held
K.   ADJOURNMENT - Mayor Pereira Approved
Posted on September 29, 2020, by 5:00 p.m. at the following locations:
Amended Agenda Posted on October 1, 2020, by 5:00 p.m. at the following locations:
Town Hall
155 N. Tegner, Suite A
Amy Brown, Town Clerk


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