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  MINUTES
ORO VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL
REGULAR SESSION
MAY 6, 2020
ORO VALLEY COUNCIL CHAMBERS
11000 N. LA CAÑADA DRIVE
             
REGULAR SESSION AT OR AFTER 6:00 PM
             
CALL TO ORDER
  Mayor Winfield called the meeting to order at 6:00 p.m.
             
ROLL CALL
Present: Joseph C. Winfield, Mayor  
  Melanie Barrett, Vice-Mayor  
  Joyce Jones-Ivey, Councilmember  
  Josh Nicolson, Councilmember  
  Rhonda Piña, Councilmember  
  Bill Rodman, Councilmember  
  Steve Solomon, Councilmember  
             
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
  Mayor Winfield recited the Pledge of Allegiance. 
             
UPCOMING MEETING ANNOUNCEMENTS
  Town Clerk Mike Standish announced the upcoming Town meetings. 
             
COUNCIL REPORTS
  Councilmember Jones-Ivey recognized the following Oro Valley Yourth Advisory Council's graduating members:

Kaeline Stewart - Basis Oro Valley
Catherine Xia - Basis Oro Valley
Joann Chang - Ironwood Ridge High School 
Ben Falter - Ironwood Ridge High School
Anna Bai - Ironwood Ridge High School
Emily Pickard - Ironwood Ridge High School
Alex Kaber - Ironwood Ridge High School
Abigail McWilliams - Canyon Del Oro High School
Ethan Woodard - Canyon Del Oro High School
Quincy Carrillo - Canyon Del Oro High School
Gracie Garelick - Pusch Ridge Academy
             
TOWN MANAGER'S REPORT
  • Update on Town Operations
  • COVID-19 Town Update and Possible Discussion Thereon
  Town Manager Mary Jacobs provided an overview of Economic Development week and recognized the Oro Valley Community and Economic Development team for their efforts in providing outreach to local businesses. Ms. Jacobs also provided an overview of activities performed by the Oro Valley Chamber of Commerce, Visit Tucson and other partners that provided assistance to local businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Ms. Jacobs and Oro Valley Police Chief Kara Riley provided an update regarding the COVID-19 pandemic that included Police Department and Emergency Operation Center updates and recognition of staff and Town partners for their service during the pandemic.

Discussion ensued amongst Council and staff regarding the COVID-19 Town Update.

Ms. Jacobs provided the following information regarding the COVID-19 pandemic:
 
  • Status of communication with Pima County counterparts
  • Possible reimbursement of COVID-19 related expenses through Pima County from the allocation of the Federal Cares Act funds
  • Re-opening guidelines and policies for the Town of Oro Valley
  • Amendment to the Mayor's Declaration of Emergency
  • Finalization of the recommended budget

Discussion continued amongst Council and staff regarding the COVID-19 Town updates. 
             
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
  There were no presentation items. 
             
CONSENT AGENDA
             
A. Minutes - April 1, 2020
             
B. Resolution No. (R)20-15, designating David Gephart as Chief Fiscal Officer, authorized to submit the Town's Annual Expenditure Limitation Report (AELR) to the Auditor General
             
C. Resolution No. (R)20-16, authorizing and approving an Intergovernmental Agreement (IGA) between the Town of Oro Valley and the Pima County Jail to provide officer coverage for video proceedings between the jail and the Court
  Motion by Mayor Joseph C. Winfield, seconded by Councilmember Rhonda Piña to approve Consent Agenda items (A) - (C).
  Vote: 7 - 0 Carried
             
REGULAR AGENDA
             
1. PUBLIC HEARING: PURSUANT TO A.R.S. §9-463.05, TO DISCUSS AND REVIEW POSSIBLE CHANGES TO THE DEVELOPMENT IMPACT FEES CHARGED BY THE TOWN OF ORO VALLEY
  Strategic Initiatives Manager Amanda Jacobs presented item #1 and included the following:
 
  • Purpose
  • Non-Residential Fee Comparison
  • Next Steps

Ms. Jacobs introduced Carson Bise, President of TishlerBise.  Mr. Bise continued the presentation and included the following:
 
  • TischlerBise
  • Overview of Adoption Process
  • Parks and Recreation
  • Draft Parks and Recreational Development Fees
  • Police
  • Draft Police Development Fee
  • Streets
  • Proposed Streets Development Fees
  • Water
  • Proposed Water Facilities Development Fees
  • Utility Fee Comparison: Current vs. Proposed
  • Town Fee Comparison: Current vs. Proposed
  • SF Unit Fee Comparison: Other Communities

Mayor Winfield opened the public hearing. 

The following individuals spoke regarding item #1.

Vice President of the Tucson Metro Chamber Michael Guymon 
Oro Valley resident Timothy Bohen
Oro Valley resident and President and CEO of the Greater Oro Valley Chamber of Commerce Dave Perry

Mayor Winfield closed the public hearing. 

Discussion ensued amongst Council, staff and Mr. Bise regarding the proposed changes to the Development Impact Fees.
  Council requested that staff look into the financial and legal implications regarding any possible changes to or deferment of collecting Development Impact fees by the Town and return to Council with this information by June 17, 2020.
             
FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS
  No future agenda items were requested. 
             
ADJOURNMENT
  Motion by Mayor Joseph C. Winfield, seconded by Councilmember Rhonda Piña to adjourn the meeting at 7:59 p.m.
  Vote: 7 - 0 Carried
                                                                      ________________________________
                                                                      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 session
of the Town of Oro Valley Council of Oro Valley, Arizona held on the 6th day of May 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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