AMENDED 06/26/2019
Monday, July 1, 2019- 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

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.  Council Members may attend the meeting telephonically occasionally. 


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.

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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 at 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.

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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. 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
1. Recognition of Centennial Plus 10 Committee Held
F. TOWN MANAGER'S REPORT  which may include discussion regarding Police, Fire, Capital Improvement Projects, Economic Development, Airport, Budget, Permits, Staff Recognition 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 June 17, 2019 and the Special Meeting of June 17, 2019 - Amy Brown, Town Clerk Approved
b.   Consider Resolution Number 2232, Approving the Town's Pension Funding Policy for Public Safety Personnel Retirement System (PSPRS) - Tarah Mayerhofer, Human Resources and Risk Manager Approved
c.   Consider Resolution No. 2235, Approving and Authorizing the Town Manager to Execute an Access Easement Agreement with Arthur and Karen Barber, Relating to the Access to the Landfill Property - Vince Lorefice, Town Manager Approved
2.   Public Hearing on a New Liquor License Application, Series #12 for Gila Monster Eatery, 1235 West Wickenburg Way, Applicant Justin Russell Aldred Escamilla, and Forward a Recommendation to the Arizona Department of Liquor Licenses and Control - Amy Brown, Town Clerk Approved
3.   Consider Resolution No. 2233, Approving and Authorizing the Mayor to Execute the Airport Property Lease Agreement with Kelly and Laurie Elsner for Land at the Municipal Airport for Aircraft Hangars - Herschel Workman, Public Services Director Approved
4.   Presentation and Discussion Regarding the Henry Wickenburg Brand - Herschel Workman, Public Services Director Presented
5.   Consider Resolution No. 2225, Adopting the Primary Property Tax Rate for Fiscal Year 2019-20 in Compliance with the "Truth in Taxation" Provisions of Arizona Revised Statutes; Providing for Repeal of Conflicting Resolutions; Providing for Severability and Declaring an Emergency  – Stephanie Wojcik, Finance Director Approved
6.   Discussion and Direction to Staff Regarding Possibly Rescinding Resolution 2221 for the Development Agreement with Gateway Oasis VI, LLC Related to Development of Heritage Square, Discussion Regarding the Referendum Regarding this Resolution and Discussion Regarding Options for Proceeding Including Whether to Rescind the Resolution and Direct Staff to Negotiate a Land Lease with the Developer for Consideration at the Next Council Meeting - Vince Lorefice, Town Manager Held
7.   Discussion, Direction to Staff and Possible Action Regarding the Amended and Restated Agreement with the Wickenburg Regional Economic Development Partnership Related to the Acquisition and Development of the Real Property known as the Forepaugh Property - Vince Lorefice, Town Manager Held
8.   Consider Resolution 2236, Approving and Authorizing the Mayor to Execute a Cooperative Purchasing Contract with Standard Construction Company, Inc. for Wastewater Repair Services in the Amount of $99,875.67, in accordance with the Terms and Conditions Submitted to the City of El Mirage Job Work Order Contract No. PW19-JOC02 and Authorize Use of Wastewater Contingency Funds in the Amount Not to Exceed $110,000 - Herschel Workman, Public Services Director 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) and (A)(4) for discussion or consultation with the Town Attorney regarding (1) legal advice regarding the acquisition and development of real property by the Wickenburg Economic Development Partnership (“WEDP”) known as the “Forepaugh Property” and (2) consideration of the Town’s position and possible instructions to the Town Attorney regarding the Town's position regarding breaches of the Amended and Restated Agreement dated July 17, 2017 and the Original Agreement dated July 25, 2016, both related to the Forepaugh Property, which is the subject of negotiations and settlement discussions in order to avoid litigation and resolve legal disputes between the Town and the WEDP. Held
K. ADJOURNMENT - Mayor Pereira Approved
Posted on June 25, 2019, by 5:00 p.m., posted on June 26, 2019 by 5:00 PM at the following locations and amendment:
Town Hall
155 N. Tegner, Suite A
Public Library
164 E. Apache Street
Amy Brown, Town Clerk