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  MINUTES
ORO VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL
REGULAR SESSION
DECEMBER 4, 2019
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 (attended via phone)  
  Joyce Jones-Ivey, Councilmember  
  Josh Nicolson, Councilmember (attended via phone)  
  Rhonda Piña, Councilmember  
  Bill Rodman, Councilmember  
  Steve Solomon, 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 reported that December 3rd, 2019 was International Persons with Disabilities Day. Ms. Jones-Ivey also reported that the Amphi School District partnered with the Beacon Group to help train and develop students with disabilities. 

Councilmember Jones-Ivey recognized Ella Maughan, a fifth grade student at Copper Creek Elementary, for her academic excellence and her outstanding community service. 
             
TOWN MANAGER'S REPORT
  Town Manager Mary Jacobs reported that construction has concluded at the Moore and La Cañada Road intersection and the roundabout has opened. A follow-up video will be presented in the near future to address constituent questions about the roundabout. 

Town Clerk Mike Standish announced that new artwork was on display in the Council Chambers by artist Karen Brungardt. 
             
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
  Oro Valley resident Greg Kishi spoke regarding the summary and focus group results for the Oro Valley Police Chief selection process.

Whitney Pearce spoke in support of the Honeybee Canyon trail. 

Oro Valley resident John Gausman spoke in support of the Honeybee Canyon trail system. 

Oro Valley resident Tyler Shepperd spoke in support of the Honeybee Canyon trail system. 

Jeff Gicklhorn spoke regarding the conservation of the Honeybee Canyon trail system. 
             
PRESENTATIONS
             
1. Presentation and recognition of the Oro Valley Rotary Club for their donation to enhance the Community Center's Kids Korner
  Parks and Recreation Director Kristy Diaz-Trahan recognized the Oro Valley Rotary Club for their donation and enhancements to the Oro Valley Community Center's Kids Korner. 

Mr. Steve Witthoeft, representing the Oro Valley Rotary Club, spoke regarding their efforts and donations to the Community Center Kids Korner. 
             
2. Presentation and update by President/CEO Brent DeRaad of Visit Tucson
  Oro Valley Strategic Initiatives Manager Amanda Jacobs introduced Visit Tucson's President/CEO Brent DeRaad.

Mr. DeRaad presented item #2 and included the following:
  • Travel Impacts on Pima County
  • Visit Tucson
  • Metro Tucson Lodging - 2018 vs. 2012
  • Peak-Season Growth
  • Reasons for Travel Growth
  • Oro Valley's ROI
  • What Does Your Investment Buy?
  • Oro Valley Leisure Marketing 
  • Strategic Leadership Plan - 19-20 - 20-21
  • Metro Tucson Tourism Master Plan

Ms. Jacobs concluded the presentation with a brief update regarding the next steps for the Metro Tucson Tourism plan. 
  Discussion ensued amongst Council and staff regarding presentation item #2. 
             
CONSENT AGENDA
  Councilmember Piña requested that item (C) be removed from the Consent Agenda for discussion. 
             
A. Minutes - November 6, 2019
             
B. Adoption of the 2020 regular Town Council meeting schedule
             
D. (Re)appointments to any or all of the various boards and commissions:  Board of Adjustment (BOA), Budget and Finance Commission (BFC), Historic Preservation Commission (HPC), Parks and Recreation Advisory Board (PRAB), Planning and Zoning Commission (PZC), Stormwater Utility Commission (SWUC), Water Utility Commission (WUC), and PAG Regional Transportation Authority Environmental Planning Advisory Committee (PAG - EPAC) (Packet materials updated 12-4-19 @ 11:15 am)
             
E. Resolution No. (R)19-57, approving the Town's Legislative Agenda, protocols guiding the Town’s priorities for the 2020 legislative session and any lobbying activities
  Motion by Councilmember Bill Rodman, seconded by Councilmember Joyce Jones-Ivey to approve Consent Agenda items (A-B) and (D-E). 
  Vote: 7 - 0 Carried
             
C. Ratify the Planning Division Work Plan for FY 19/20 - FY 20/21
  Councilmember Piña requested clarification on Consent Agenda item C. 

Planning Manager Bayer Vella clarified Councilmember Piña's questions regarding item C. 
  Motion by Councilmember Rhonda Piña, seconded by Councilmember Steve Solomon to approve item C of the Consent Agenda. 
  Vote: 7 - 0 Carried
             
REGULAR AGENDA
             
1. NOMINATION AND ELECTION OF VICE MAYOR
  Councilmember Jones-Ivey nominated Vice-Mayor Barrett to serve as Vice Mayor for 2020, seconded by Mayor Winfield.

Councilmember Solomon nominated Councilmember Rodman to serve as Vice Mayor for 2020, seconded by Councilmember Piña.

Discussion ensued amongst Council and staff regarding item #1.
  Motion by Councilmember Joyce Jones-Ivey, seconded by Mayor Joseph C. Winfield to approve the nomination of Vice Mayor Melanie Barrett as Vice Mayor for 2020.
  Vote: 5 - 2 Carried
 
OPPOSED: Councilmember Rhonda Piña
  Councilmember Steve Solomon
             
2. AMENDING VARIOUS SECTIONS OF THE ORO VALLEY TOWN CODE RELATING TO SPECIAL EVENT PERMITS
             
A. RESOLUTION NO. (R)19-56, DECLARING THE PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO THE VARIOUS SECTIONS OF THE SPECIAL EVENTS SECTION OF THE ORO VALLEY TOWN CODE, PROVIDED AS EXHIBIT "A" WITHIN THE ATTACHED RESOLUTION AND FILED WITH THE TOWN CLERK, A PUBLIC RECORD
  Motion by Councilmember Bill Rodman, seconded by Councilmember Joyce Jones-Ivey to approve Resolution No. (R)19-56, declaring the proposed amendments to various sections of the Special Events Code of the Oro Valley Town Code, attached hereto as Exhibit "A" and filed with the Town Clerk, a public record.
  Vote: 7 - 0 Carried
             
B. ORDINANCE NO. (O)19-09, AMENDING VARIOUS SECTIONS OF ARTICLE 8-3 OF THE ORO VALLEY TOWN CODE RELATING TO THE SPECIAL EVENTS PERMIT
  Stategic Initiatives Amanda Jacobs gave an overview of item #2B.

Discussion ensued amongst Council and staff regarding item #2B.

Mayor Winfield opened the public hearing. 

No comments were received. 

Mayor Winfield closed the public hearing. 

Town Attorney Gary Cohen recommended that this item return to Council at the next regular meeting and be agendized as a public hearing. 
  Motion by Councilmember Steve Solomon, seconded by Councilmember Joyce Jones-Ivey to continue Ordinance No. (O)19-09 to the January 8th, 2020 Town Council meeting and include the Public Hearing. 
  Vote: 7 - 0 Carried
             
3. PRESENTATION REGARDING THE TOWN’S PROGRESS ON IMPLEMENTING THE YOUR VOICE, OUR FUTURE GENERAL PLAN
  Principal Planner Millini Simms presented item #3 and included the following:
 
  • Purpose
  • General Plan
  • Fulfilling Promises
  • Implementing the General Plan
  • Notable Achievements
  • Future Items
  • Summary and Next Steps

Discussion ensued amongst Council and staff regarding item #3.
             
FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS
  No future agenda items were requested. 
             
CALL TO AUDIENCE
  No comments were received. 
             
EXECUTIVE SESSION - Pursuant to A.R.S. §38-431.03(1), and/or (2), and/or 3) and/or (4) regarding pending search for a new police chief.
  Discussion ensued amongst Council and staff regarding the Executive Session item. 
  Motion by Mayor Joseph C. Winfield, seconded by Councilmember Joyce Jones-Ivey to go into Executive Session at 7:42 p.m. pursuant to A.R.S. §38-431.03(1), and/or (2), and/or 3) and/or (4) regarding pending search for a new police chief. 

Mayor Winfield stated that the following staff would join Council in Executive Session: Town Manager Mary Jacobs, Town Attorney Gary Cohen, Ms. Catherine Tuck Parrish from the Novak Consulting Group and Town Clerk Mike Standish. 

Discussion continued regarding the Executive Session item. 
  Vote: 4 - 3 Carried
 
OPPOSED: Councilmember Rhonda Piña
  Councilmember Bill Rodman
  Councilmember Steve Solomon
             
RESUME REGULAR SESSION
  Mayor Winfield resumed the Regular Session at 9:41 p.m.
             
ADJOURNMENT
  Motion by Mayor Joseph C. Winfield, seconded by Councilmember Bill Rodman to adjourn the meeting at 9:42 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 4th day of December 2019. I further certify that the
meeting was duly called and held and that a quorum was present.


Dated this _____ day of ____________________, 2019.



___________________________
Michael Standish, CMC
Town Clerk

    

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