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AGENDA

REGULAR MEETING
CYPRESS CITY COUNCIL
November 9, 2020
7:00 P.M.
 
www.cypressca.org Council Chambers
5275 Orange Avenue
Cypress, California

*** NOTICE REGARDING COVID-19 ***

On March 17, 2020, Governor Newsom issued Executive Order N-29-20, which authorizes the City Council to hold public meetings via teleconferencing and suspends certain provisions of the Ralph M. Brown Act in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Consistent with the Governor's Orders, members of the public can view the City Council meeting streamed live online at www.cypressca.org/watchlive or on Spectrum Cable Channel 36. Additionally, the public may participate and provide public comment by registering at https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2565037893060879632 or listen in teleconference mode by calling (562) 247-8321 and entering Access Code 743-638-795 when prompted. No Audio Pin is necessary.

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION

Those persons wishing to make a general comment or a comment on an agenda item, may do so by registering at https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2565037893060879632. Advance registration is recommended. Following registration, you will receive an email containing a link to join the meeting webinar, enabling you to provide live comments during Public Hearing or Oral Communications portions of the meeting and view live presentations.

Alternatively, comments can be submitted via email to cityclerk@cypressca.org or by calling (714) 229-6685 to leave a voicemail message. Comments submitted by 3:00 p.m. on November 9, 2020 will be added to the City Council agenda as a Consent Calendar item.
 
             
CALL TO ORDER
7:00 P.M.
Council Chambers
 
ROLL CALL
Cypress City Council, also acting as the Ex-Officio Governing Board of Directors of the Cypress Recreation and Park District

Mayor Rob Johnson
Mayor Pro Tem Mariellen Yarc
Council Member Stacy Berry
Council Member Paulo Morales
Council Member Jon Peat
 
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
 
INVOCATION  SeaCoast Grace Church

The City Council does not endorse the content of the invocation and does not endorse the invocational speaker’s particular faith, belief and/or religious denomination. The City Council has an established neutral policy for selecting and scheduling invocational speakers. The City Council’s policy on invocations is available from the City Clerk.
 
PRESENTATIONS

Recognition of Cypress Veteran Ron Cabrera
 
ORAL COMMUNICATIONS  (Limited to 30 minutes – three minutes per speaker, unless extended by the City Council)

The public may address the City Council on any matters prior to any action taken on the agenda. Members of the public who have registered for the meeting webinar and would like to provide live comments during the meeting should click the 'hand raise' button, unmute your microphone and wait for the Mayor or City Clerk to call on you.
 = Hand Raise      = Unmute

Although Council Members may provide brief responses, the City Council may not discuss or take action on items that are not on its agenda. Speakers are requested to limit their comments to no more than three minutes.

Alternatively, comments may be submitted to cityclerk@cypressca.org or (714) 229-6685 prior to 3:00 p.m. on November 9, 2020. All comments submitted via email or voicemail prior to the deadline will be added to the agenda as a Consent Calendar item.
 
CONSENT CALENDAR
All matters listed on the Consent Calendar are to be approved with one motion unless a Council Member requests separate action on a specific item.
 
1.   Receive and File Public Comments Submitted for the November 9, 2020 City Council Meeting Click to View
 
  Prepared by:  Alisha Farnell, City Clerk

Recommendation:  Receive and file submitted public comments.
 
2.   Introduce and/or Adopt All Ordinances and Resolutions Presented for Consideration by Title Only and to Waive Further Reading
 
3.   Approve Minutes - Meetings of October 19, 2020 and October 26, 2020 Click to View
 
  Prepared by:  Alisha Farnell, City Clerk

Recommendation:  Approve as submitted.
 
4.   Accept the Arterial Rehabilitation, Project 230 Click to View
 
  Prepared by:  Doug Dancs, Director of Public Works

Recommendation:  Accept the Arterial Rehabilitation, Project 230, in the amount of $994,673.22 and approve the final payment of $49,733.66 to Hardy & Harper, Inc.
 
5.   Accept the City Hall Automatic Sliding Doors, Project 255 Click to View
 
  Prepared by:  Doug Dancs, Director of Public Works

Recommendation:  Accept the City Hall Automatic Sliding Doors, Project 255, in the amount of $147,770 and approve the final payment of $7,388.50 to The Stone Collector.
 
6.   Accept the Rubberized Playground Surfacing at Various Parks, Project 245 Click to View
 
  Prepared by:  Doug Dancs, Director of Public Works

Recommendation:  Accept the Rubberized Playground Surfacing at Various Parks, Project 245, in the amount of $749,024.80 and approve the final payment of $37,451.24 to R.E. Schultz Construction Inc.
 
7.   Accept the Tree Planting Program, Project 240 Click to View
 
  Prepared by:  Doug Dancs, Director of Public Works

Recommendation:  Accept the Tree Planting Program, Project 240, in the amount of $118,875 and approve the final payment of $5,944 to BrightView Landscape Services, Inc.
 
8.   Adopt Resolutions Approving Hiring Incentives for Lateral Police Officers, Establishing Salary and Benefits for Unrepresented Employees, and Approving a One-Time Retention Stimulus Payment to Full-Time Employees Click to View
 
  Prepared by:  Matt Burton, Director of Finance and Administrative Services

Recommendation:  

1.  Adopt a Resolution approving a $5,000 signing bonus for newly hired lateral Police Officers and a $1,000 referral fee for eligible City of Cypress employees who facilitate the hiring of a lateral Police Officer; and

2.  Adopt a Resolution establishing pay and benefits for Confidential positions; and

3.  Adopt a Resolution establishing salary ranges for Mid-Management positions; and 

4.  Adopt a Resolution establishing salary ranges for Executive Management positions; and

5.  Adopt a Resolution establishing benefits for Management positions; and

6.  Adopt a Resolution approving a one-time retention stimulus payment of $1,250 to eligible employees in the Cypress Employees' Association, Maintenance Employees' Association, Police Officers' Association, Police Management Association, Confidential positions, Mid-Management positions, Executive Management positions and the City Manager.
 
9.   Adopt a Resolution Approving the Measure M2 Annual Expenditure Report Click to View
 
  Prepared by:  Matt Burton, Director of Finance and Administrative Services

Recommendation:  Adopt a Resolution approving the Measure M2 Annual Expenditure Report for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2020.
 
10.   Adopt a Resolution Establishing an Ad Hoc Subcommittee to Enhance Public Engagement and Communication Efforts Click to View
 
  Prepared by:  Peter Grant, City Manager

Recommendation:  Adopt a Resolution establishing an ad hoc subcommittee to enhance public engagement and communication efforts.
 
11.   Approve a Letter to the Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG) in Support of an Appeal of the Regional Housing Needs Assessment (RHNA) Allocation for the City of Santa Ana Click to View
 
  Prepared by:  Alicia Velasco, Planning Director

Recommendation:  

1.  Authorize the Mayor to sign a letter in support of appeals of the City of Santa Ana’s RHNA Allocation submitted by the Cities of Garden Grove, Irvine, Newport Beach, and Yorba Linda; and

2.  Authorize staff to submit the letter to SCAG.
 
12.   Receive and File the Strategic Plan Six-Month Objectives Update Click to View
 
  Prepared by:  Peter Grant, City Manager

Recommendation:  Receive and file the strategic plan six-month objectives update.
 
13.   Approve Register of Warrants, Transfers, and Wires Issued for the Period of October 10, 2020, through October 23, 2020 Click to View
 
  Prepared by:  Matt Burton, Director of Finance and Administrative Services

Recommendation:  Approve the attached payment register summarized below for the period of October 10, 2020 through October 23, 2020:
  • Electronic Funds Transfers 8449 through 8460
  • Warrants 55057 through 55157
  • Payroll Transfers W1430
 
NEW BUSINESS
 
14.   Receive an Update from the City Manager and City Departments Regarding the COVID-19 Emergency, and Provide Direction Concerning City Operations, Allocation of City Resources, Maintenance of Essential Services, Temporary Suspension and/or Closure of Non-Essential Public Services and Facilities, Management of City Finances, Measures Necessary to Protect Public Health and Safety, and Expenditures Necessary to Meet the Community’s Needs. Click to View
 
  Prepared by: Peter Grant, City Manager

Recommendation: Receive an update on City operations in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and provide direction.
 
15.   Receive an Update on the Unofficial Results of the November 3 General Municipal Election Click to View
 
  Prepared by:  Alisha Farnell, City Clerk

Recommendation:  Receive an update from the City Clerk on the unofficial results of the November 3 General Municipal Election.
 
ORAL COMMUNICATIONS (Five minutes per speaker, unless extended by the City Council)
 
The public may address the City Council on any matters prior to any action taken on the agenda. Members of the public who have registered for the meeting webinar and would like to provide live comments during the meeting should click the 'hand raise' button, unmute your microphone and wait for the Mayor or City Clerk to call on you.
 = Hand Raise      = Unmute

Although Council Members may provide brief responses, the City Council may not discuss or take action on items that are not on its agenda. Speakers are requested to limit their comments to no more than five minutes.

Alternatively, comments may be submitted to cityclerk@cypressca.org or (714) 229-6685 prior to 3:00 p.m. on November 9, 2020. All comments submitted via email or voicemail prior to the deadline will be added to the agenda as a Consent Calendar item.
 
COUNCIL MEMBER REPORTS AND REMARKS
 
CITY MANAGER REMARKS
 
ADJOURNMENT
The next meeting will be an adjourned Regular Meeting, to be held on Monday, November 23, 2020, beginning at 5:30 p.m. in the Executive Board Room.

I hereby certify under penalty of perjury under the laws of the State of California, that the foregoing Agenda was posted on the City Hall bulletin board not less than 72 hours prior to the meeting.  Dated this 6th day of November, 2020.
 
 ________________________________
Alisha Farnell, City Clerk
 
 
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