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  MINUTES
ORO VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL
REGULAR SESSION
FEBRUARY 19, 2020
ORO VALLEY COUNCIL CHAMBERS
11000 N. LA CAÑADA DRIVE
             
*REGULAR SESSION AT OR AFTER 5:30 PM
             
CALL TO ORDER
  Mayor Winfield called the meeting to order at 5:32 p.m.
             
ROLL CALL
Present: Joseph C. Winfield, Mayor  
  Melanie Barrett, Vice-Mayor  
  Joyce Jones-Ivey, Councilmember  
  Rhonda Piña, Councilmember  
  Steve Solomon, Councilmember  
Absent: Josh Nicolson, Councilmember
  Bill Rodman, Councilmember
             
EXECUTIVE SESSION - Pursuant to ARS 38-431.03(A)(1) Personnel matters - Police Chief Daniel G. Sharp's annual performance review
  Mayor Winfield announced that the following staff members would be joining Council in the Executive Session: Police Chief Danny Sharp, Town Attorney Gary Cohen and Town Clerk Mike Standish. 
  Motion by Mayor Joseph C. Winfield, seconded by Councilmember Steve Solomon to go into Executive Session at 5:33 p.m. pursuant to ARS 38-431.03(A)(1) Personnel matters - Police Chief Daniel G. Sharp's annual performance review
  Vote: 5 - 0 Carried
 
Other: Councilmember Josh Nicolson (ABSENT)
  Councilmember Bill Rodman (ABSENT)
             
RESUME REGULAR SESSION AT OR AFTER 6:00 PM
  Mayor Winfield resumed the Regular Session at 6:03 p.m.
             
ROLL CALL
  Present:             Joseph C. Winfield, Mayor
                          Melanie Barrett, Vice-Mayor
                          Joyce Jones-Ivey, Councilmember
                          Rhonda Piña, Councilmember
                          Steve Solomon, Councilmember

 Absent:             Josh Nicolson, Councilmember
                          Bill Rodman, Councilmember
             
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
  Mayor Winfield led the audience in the Pledge of Allegiance. 
             
UPCOMING MEETING ANNOUNCEMENTS
  Town Clerk Mike Standish announced the upcoming Town meetings.
             
COUNCIL REPORTS
  Councilmember Jones-Ivey recognized Sebastian Colondres, a Junior at Basis Oro Valley, for his outstanding community service and academic excellence.
             
TOWN MANAGER'S REPORT
  Town Manager Mary Jacobs reported that the Town's Public Works Department would be adjusting the traffic signals on La Cañada at Naranja Drive with a scheduled completion of February 21st. 

Ms. Jacobs also reported that construction has started for the access point into the Safeway Plaza on Tangerine Road. Construction for this project was expected to be completed in a month.

Ms. Jacobs encouraged residents to participate in the Parks and Recreation Master Plan Needs Assessment. Information was available on the Town's website. 

Ms. Jacobs also reported that the Town was building a new website and asked residents to provide feedback by viewing the beta test site. More information regarding the beta site was available on the Town's website.
             
ORDER OF BUSINESS
  Mayor Winfield reviewed the order of business and stated that the order would stand as posted. 
             
INFORMATIONAL ITEMS
  There were no informational items. 
             
CALL TO AUDIENCE
  No comments were received. 
             
PRESENTATIONS
             
1. Presentation regarding the retirement of K-9 Bruno and the introduction of new K-9 Risu
  Oro Valley Police Officer Roger Reynolds introduced K-9 Risu as the newest Oro Valley Police K-9. Risu was donated by Oro Valley resident Lisa Bayless. 

Councilmember Piña recognized Oro Valley Police K-9 Bruno who recently retired from the Oro Valley Police Department and gave a brief history of Bruno's service.  
             
2. Recognition of outgoing Board and Commission Members
  Mayor Winfield recognized the following outgoing Board and Commission members:

Mike Shoeppach - Board of Adjustment
Grant Kalasunas - Historic Preservation Commission
Robert Swope - Planning and Zoning Commission
Thomas Gribb - Planning and Zoning Commission
Anne Campbell - Water Utility Commission
Thomas Vetrano - Municipal Property Corporation
C. Kent Russell - Municipal Property Corporation
Donald Taylor - Municipal Property Corporation
Charles Kill - Budget and Finance Commission
Ellen Guyer - Parks and Recreation Advisory Board
Nathan Basken - Planning and Zoning Commission
             
3. Recognition of Police Chief Danny Sharp for his service to the Town of Oro Valley
  Mayor Winfield presented Oro Valley Police Chief Danny Sharp with a proclamation and thanked him for his leadership and service to the Oro Valley Police Department and community.

Town Manager Mary Jacobs presented Chief Sharp with an official key to the Town of Oro Valley.

Council expressed their appreciation and well wishes to Chief Sharp.
             
CONSENT AGENDA
             
A. Minutes - January 27, January 28, and February 5, 2020
             
B. Request for approval of a Final Plat for a 227-lot residential subdivision located within the Rancho Vistoso Planned Area Development, approximately 1 mile west of Oracle Road off of Rancho Vistoso Boulevard, adjacent to the Big Wash Trailhead 
             
C. Resolution No. (R)20-04, approving the dedication of a public trail easement for a portion of Trail No. 322 to the Town of Oro Valley from the Vistoso Community Association as part of the development of Tranquilo at Rancho Vistoso, a residential subdivision located approximately 1 mile west of Oracle Road off of Rancho Vistoso Boulevard, adjacent to the Big Wash Trailhead
             
D. Resolution No. (R)20-05, approving the Agenda Committee assignment for the period of March 1, 2020, to May 31, 2020
             
E. Resolution No. (R)20-06, designating Kevin Artz as Chief Fiscal Officer, authorized to submit the Town's Annual Expenditure Limitation Report (AELR) to the Auditor General
             
F. A request to transfer General Fund contingency to the Capital Fund and to amend the FY 2019/20 adopted budget to account for close-out of the police evidence/substation building
 
  Motion by Councilmember Steve Solomon, seconded by Councilmember Joyce Jones-Ivey to approve Consent Agenda items (A) - (F). 
  Vote: 5 - 0 Carried
 
Other: Councilmember Josh Nicolson (ABSENT)
  Councilmember Bill Rodman (ABSENT)
             
REGULAR AGENDA
             
1. DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ACTION ON RESOLUTION NO. (R)20-07, PROPOSING A PERMANENT ADJUSTMENT TO THE 1979-80 BASE EXPENDITURE LIMITATION FOR THE TOWN OF ORO VALLEY
  Interim Chief Financial Officer Kevin Artz presented item #1 and included the following:

Background
Estimated State-Imposed Limitation
Why doesn't the State-Imposed Limitation work in Oro Valley?
Permanent Base Adjustment Option
Budget and Finance Commission (BFC)
Base Adjustment to $1,400,000
Base Adjustment to $1,650,000
Calendar
Recommendation
  Motion by Vice-Mayor Melanie Barrett, seconded by Councilmember Steve Solomon to approve Resolution No. (R) 20-07, proposing a permanent adjustment to the 1979-80 base expenditure limitation of the Town, and amending the expenditure base adjustment amount to $1,377,683.
  Discussion ensued amongst Council and staff regarding item #1. 
  Councilmember Nicolson joined the meeting at 7:08 p.m.

Discussion continued amongst Council and staff regarding item #1.
  Motion by Vice-Mayor Melanie Barrett, seconded by Councilmember Steve Solomon to amend the original motion and to approve Resolution No. (R) 20-07, proposing a permanent adjustment to the 1979-80 base expenditure limitation of the Town in the amount of $1,127,683.
  Vote: 6 - 0 Carried
 
Other: Councilmember Bill Rodman (ABSENT)
             
2. DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ACTION ON RESOLUTION NO. (R)20-08, ADOPTING THE 2019-2029 LAND USE ASSUMPTIONS AND INFRASTRUCTURE IMPROVEMENT PLANS DATED DECEMBER 19, 2019, FOR THE TOWN OF ORO VALLEY
  Strategic Initiatives Manager Amanda Jacobs provided an overview of item # 2 and included the following;

Purpose
Arizona Fee Comparison
Next Steps
Recommendation
  Motion by Councilmember Steve Solomon, seconded by Councilmember Rhonda Piña to approve Resolution No. (R)20-08, adopting the 2019-2029 land use assumptions and infrastructure improvement plans for the Town of Oro Valley dated December 19, 2019.
  Discussion ensued amongst Council and staff regarding item #2. 
  Motion by Councilmember Steve Solomon, seconded by Councilmember Rhonda Piña to approve Resolution No. (R)20-08, adopting the 2019-2029 land use assumptions and infrastructure improvement plans for the Town of Oro Valley dated December 19, 2019.
  Vote: 6 - 0 Carried
 
Other: Councilmember Bill Rodman (ABSENT)
             
3. DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ACTION ON RESOLUTION NO. (R)20-09, PROVIDING NOTICE OF INTENT TO INCREASE CERTAIN DEVELOPMENT IMPACT FEES FOR THE TOWN OF ORO VALLEY
  Strategic Initiatives Manager Amanda Jacobs provided a brief overview of item #3.
  Motion by Vice-Mayor Melanie Barrett, seconded by Councilmember Josh Nicolson to approve Resolution No. (R)20-09, providing notice of intent to increase certain development impact fees for the Town of Oro Valley.
  Vote: 6 - 0 Carried
 
Other: Councilmember Bill Rodman (ABSENT)
             
4. DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ACTION REGARDING A MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING WITH HSL REGARDING TOWN GOLF
  Town Manager Mary Jacobs provided a brief summary of item #4. 
  Discussion ensued amongst Council and staff regarding item #4. 
  Motion by Mayor Joseph C. Winfield, seconded by Councilmember Steve Solomon to authorize Town Manager Mary Jacobs to execute the Memorandum of Understanding between the Town of Oro Valley and HSL as presented. 

Discussion continued amongst Council and staff regarding item #4. 
  Vote: 6 - 0 Carried
 
Other: Councilmember Bill Rodman (ABSENT)
             
5. *POSSIBLE APPROVAL OF ANY ITEMS DISCUSSED IN EXECUTIVE SESSION
  Motion by Mayor Joseph C. Winfield, seconded by Councilmember Rhonda Piña that Chief Sharps annual performance review be deemed outstanding.
  Vote: 6 - 0 Carried
 
Other: Councilmember Bill Rodman (ABSENT)
             
FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS
  No future agenda items were requested. 
             
CALL TO AUDIENCE
  No comments were received. 
             
ADJOURNMENT
  Motion by Mayor Joseph C. Winfield, seconded by Councilmember Steve Solomon to adjourn the meeting at 8:08 p.m.
  Vote: 6 - 0 Carried
 
Other: Councilmember Bill Rodman (ABSENT)
                                                                         _________________________________     
                                                                         Michelle Stine, MMC
                                                                         Deputy Town Clerk

I hereby certify that the foregoing minutes are a true and correct copy of the minutes of the regular and study session
of the Town of Oro Valley Council of Oro Valley, Arizona held on the 19th day of February 2020. I further certify that
the meeting was duly called and held and that a quorum was present.

Dated this _____ day of ____________________, 2020.


___________________________
Michael Standish, CMC
Town Clerk

    

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