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CITY OF REDLANDS

CITY COUNCIL

 

A G E N D A
NOVEMBER 16, 2021


 

PAUL BARICH
Mayor

EDDIE TEJEDA
Mayor Pro Tempore

PAUL W. FOSTER
Council Member

DENISE DAVIS
Council Member

JENNA
GUZMAN-LOWERY

Council Member

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JEANNE DONALDSON
City Clerk

ROBERT DAWES
City Treasurer
CHARLES M. DUGGAN JR.
City Manager

DANIEL J. McHUGH
City Attorney




5:00 p.m. Open Public Meeting, Public Comment (Closed Session)
6:00 p.m. Open Session (Public Meeting)
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City Council Chambers
Civic Center, 35 Cajon Street, Redlands, California

 

 
 
             
A G E N D A
 
The following information comprises the agenda for the regular meeting of the City Council of the City of Redlands at the times noted below in the City Council Chambers, Civic Center, 35 Cajon Street, Redlands, California, on:
 
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 2021
 
PLEASE NOTE: Anyone desiring to speak on an agendized item at this meeting may do so during the consideration of that item. Speakers are encouraged to turn in a "Speaker Sign Up Sheet" before the meeting is convened. However, completion of speaker forms is not required to speak before the City Council. Please do not disturb the City Clerk or her assistant while a meeting is in progress. After the meeting has convened, you may place the speaker form in the basket at the table along the north wall of the Chambers. Forms are available prior to the meeting in the Office of the City Clerk or in the Council Chambers during the meeting. Due to time constraints and the number of persons who may wish to give oral testimony, time restrictions are placed on oral testimony. You may wish to make your comments in writing to assure that you are able to express yourself adequately. Comments will be limited to three minutes.

 
PLEASE SILENCE CELL PHONES, PAGERS AND OTHER ELECTRONIC
COMMUNICATION DEVICES UPON ENTERING THE CHAMBERS
  
 
 
5:00 P.M.
 
A.   Call City Council Meeting to Order.
 
B.   Public Comment
(Any person wishing to provide public comment on a closed session matter may do so at this time.)
 
C.   Recess City Council Meeting to a Closed Session
 
1.   Conference with legal counsel:  Existing Litigation - Government Code §54956.9(d)(1)
(City Attorney McHugh)
Three Cases:
  1. Steve Rogers v. City of Redlands, San Bernardino Superior Court Case No. CIVSB2126031
  2. Laurel Falconieri and Leslie Martinez v. City of Redlands, San Bernardino Superior Court Case No. CIVSB2114106
  3. Sally Marie Young v. City of Redlands, et al., San Bernardino Superior Court Case No. CIVDS1910352
  4. Heidi Kirkendoll v. City of Redlands, et al., San Bernardino Superior Court Case No. CIVDS1933311
  5. Coalition to Save Redlands Orange Groves v. City of Redlands
 
2.   Conference with legal counsel:  Anticipated Litigation - Government Code §54956.9(d)(e)(2)
(City Attorney McHugh)
One Case:
  1. Facts and circumstances: A significant exposure to litigation exists based upon the facts and circumstances set forth in a letter for the Initial Study/Mitigated Negative Declaration for the 301 West Palm Avenue Residential Development Project  
 
3.   Conference with real property negotiators - Government Code §54956.8
(Facilities and Community Services Director Boatman)
Property:     APN: 0168-031-12-0000
Agency Negotiators:  Charles M. Duggan, Jr. and Chris Boatman
Negotiating Party:  Gil Brown, Coyote Aviation
Under Negotiation:  Terms of payment and price of possible lease of property by the City
 
4.   Conference with real property negotiators - Government Code §54956.8
(Facilities and Community Services Director Boatman)
Property:                   APN: 0292-157-16-0000 
Agency Negotiators: Charles M. Duggan, Jr. and Chris Boatman
Negotiating Party: AFCA Holdings, LLC and Josh Kaplan
Under Negotiation: Terms of payment and price of possible purchase of property by the City




 
 

 
 
 
6:00
 
D.   Reconvene City Council Meeting
 
E.   Invocation by Council Member Davis - Pledge of Allegiance
(In keeping with long-standing traditions of legislative invocations, this City Council meeting may include a brief invocation. Such invocations are not intended to proselytize or advance any one, or to disparage any other, faith or belief. Neither the City nor the City Council endorses any particular religious belief or form of invocation.)
 
F.   Closed Session Report
(No reportable action taken in closed session unless otherwise announced by the City Attorney at this time.)
 
G.   Presentations
 
1.   Presentation of Proclamation declaring November 27, 2021, as Small Business Saturday to Redlands Chamber of Commerce (Mayor Barich)
 
2.   Presentation of proclamation declaring November as Veterans, Military, and Their Families Month to the American Legion Auxiliary Phillip Marmelejo Unit 650 (Mayor Barich)
 
H.   Public Comments - City Council
(At this time, the City Council will provide an opportunity for the public to address them on any subject, within the jurisdiction of the City Council, which is not already scheduled on this agenda. However, any matter that requires action will be referred to staff for a report and possible action at a subsequent meeting. Comments will be limited to three {3} minutes.)
 
I.   Consent Calendar
(The following routine items have been recommended for approval and will be acted upon simultaneously unless separate discussion and/or action is requested by a Councilmember or a member of the audience.)
 
1.   Approve minutes of the regular meeting of November 2, 2021 (City Clerk Donaldson) Click to View
 
2.   Authorize issuance of a proclamation declaring November as Veterans, Military, and Their Families Month (Mayor Barich) Click to View
 
3.   Authorize issuance of a proclamation declaring November 27, 2021 as Small Business Saturday (Mayor Barich) Click to View
 
4.   Authorize issuance of a proclamation declaring November 20, 2021, as National Transgender Day of Remembrance in the City of Redlands (Council Member Davis) Click to View
 
5.   Approve recommendation for an appointment to the Cultural Arts Commission (Mayor Barich)

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6.   Approve an Intergovernmental Purchase of Data Domain Appliances, Software, Support, and Services for Data Backups, Archiving, and Disaster Recovery, from Ahead, Inc., dba Kovarus, in the amount of $169,498.75 (Management Services/Finance Director Garcia)  Click to View
 
7.   Approve the acceptance of a $250,000 Highway Safety Improvement Program grant and determine this action is exempt from environmental review pursuant to Section 15061(b)(3) of the State's Guidelines implementing the California Environmental Quality Act (Municipal Utilities and Engineering Director Harris) Click to View
 
8.   Approve Resolution No. 8265 establishing a 235 foot "No-Parking" zone on the 9th Street cul-de-sac between Central Avenue and Stuart Avenue and determine the resolution is exempt from environmental review pursuant to Section 15301(c) of the State's guidelines implementing the California Environmental Quality Act (Municipal Utilities and Engineering Director Harris) Click to View
 
9.   Authorize the issuance of the Sole Source purchase of specific Joint Utilities Laboratory equipment and associated services directly from Thermo Electron North America LLC in an amount not-to-exceed $72,634.70 (Municipal Utilities and Engineering Director Harris) Click to View
 
10.   Report regarding Emergency Resolution No. 8065 proclaiming the existence of a local emergency in response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus Disease 2019) (Fire Chief Topoleski) Click to View
 
11.   Approve an additional appropriation from the Public Facilities Fund (251) - Fire Facilities Account, which is a Development Impact Fee fund, in the amount of $20,500 to obtain architectural services from PBK-WLC Design Consultant for the Fire Station Needs Assessment Project (Fire Chief Topoleski) Click to View
 
12.   Approve sale of a 1995 Type III Brush Engine to the Indian Valley Community Services District (Fire Chief Topoleski) Click to View
 
13.   Approve the First Amendment to the Agreement for Generator Repair and Preventative Maintenance with On Power Industries in the amount of $120,000 (Facilities and Community Services Director Boatman) Click to View
 
14.   Approve a request for in-kind support in the amount of $21,340 related to the Kiwanis Christmas Parade event hosted by the Noon Kiwanis Club of Redlands to be held on December 4, 2021 (Facilities and Community Services Director Boatman) Click to View
 
15.   Approve a Rental and Use Agreement with Redlands Theatre Festival for use of the Sewall Theatre within Prospect Park and determine that approval of the Rental and Use Agreement with Redlands Theatre Festival is exempt from environmental review pursuant to Section 15061 (b)(3) of the State's guidelines implementing the California Environmental Quality Act (Facilities and Community Services Director Boatman)

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J.   Communications
 
1.   Video Series: Working for You: Making Redlands a Better Place (Public Information Officer Baker) Click to View
 
2.   Recognition of military service members whose banners have been retired from the Redlands Hometown Heroes Military Banner Program (Council Member Foster) Click to View
 
K.   Public Hearings
 
1.   ELITE SIGN SERVICES, INC., APPLICANT
(Mayor to declare meeting open as a public hearing)

1. PUBLIC HEARING to consider Resolution No. 8272 for Sign Conditional Use Permit No. 27 - A request to construct a 224.5 square-foot non-illuminated wall sign on an existing industrial warehouse/distribution building. The project site is located at 1950 Palmetto Avenue in the Regional Industrial (EV/IR) District of the East Valley Corridor Specific Plan (APN: 0292-044-17-0000). The proposal is exempt from environmental review pursuant to Section 15311(a) of the California Environmental Quality Act Guidelines for on-premises signs. (Development Services Director Desatnik)

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2.   REDLANDS PALM INVESTMENTS, LLC.
(Mayor to declare meeting open as a public hearing)

A PUBLIC HEARING for the consideration of Resolution No. 8242 for the development applications described below: 
  1. Socio-Economic Cost/Benefit Study prepared for the proposed project in accordance with Measure U.
     
  2. Tentative Parcel Map No. 20185 – A request to subdivide an approximately 8.8 acre parcel into four lots described as follows: Parcel 1 (1.54 acres) for the preservation of an existing single family home located on West Palm Avenue;  Parcel 2 (0.45 acre) for the preservation of existing citrus grove located at the southeast corner of West Palm Avenue and Alvarado Street; Parcel 3 (0.82 acre) for the preservation of an existing single-family home located on Alvarado Street; Parcel 4 for the creation of a 6.0-acre portion to be further subdivided by Tentative Tract Map No. 20305 into 28 residential lots. The subject parcel is located at 301 West Palm Avenue (APN: 0173-231-05-0000).
     
  3. Conditional Use Permit No. 1143 – A request for a Planned Residential Development on approximately 6.8 acres consisting of 28 single-family residential lots and five open space lots located on the southeast corner of West Palm Avenue and Alvarado Street, in the Residential Suburban (R-S) District.
     
  4. Tentative Tract Map No. 20305 – A request to subdivide Parcels 3 and 4 (6.82 acres) of Tentative Parcel Map No. 20185 into 28 lots for future single-family residential development and five lettered lots for open space, located on the southeast corner of West Palm Avenue and Alvarado Street, in the Residential Suburban (R-S) District.
     
  5. Variance No. 810 – A request to deviate from the required yard requirements contained in Redlands Municipal Code Section 18.152.040 (Exceptions for Large Scale Developments; Yard Variances for Housing) which states that the front yard requirements may be varied by not more than five feet (5') in either direction, provided that the average front yard for the entire frontage is not less than that required in the district. Approval of the requested Variance would allow a minimum front yard setback of 18 feet and a maximum setback of 62 feet, and would affect lots 6 and 8 in the proposed Tentative Tract Map No. 20305.
     
  6. Variance No. 811 – A request to deviate from Redlands Municipal Code Section 18.152.070(G)(1) (Exceptions for Projections into Yards) which allows for portions of a main building on a residential lot to project into the rear yard setback to within 10 feet of the rear property line, provided that the projection is less than 30 feet wide, and if rear yard open space is provided with a minimum dimension of 15 feet and area of 2,100 square-feet. Approval of the requested Variance would allow a reduction to the required minimum rear yard open space to 1,112 square-feet, and would affect a total of 20 lots in the proposed Tentative Tract Map No. 20305. (Development Services Director Desatnik
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3.   PUBLIC HEARING to consider an amendment to the Redlands Municipal Code pertaining to development standards, and an amendment to the Downtown Specific Plan related to on-site parking requirements. 
 (Mayor to declare meeting open as a public hearing)
  1. Consideration of a Notice of Exemption pursuant to Section 15061(b)(3) of the California Environmental Quality Act Guidelines. 
     
  2. Ordinance Text Amendment No. 360 – A proposal to amend Title 18 of the Redlands Municipal Code by modifying Chapter 18.92.080(B) pertaining to developments standards in the C-3, General Commercial District to allow residential density in accordance with the existing provisions of Measure “U,” and modify on-site parking requirements for mixed use development projects located within one-half mile of a train station.
     
  3. Specific Plan Amendment No. 22 to the Downtown Specific Plan (Specific Plan No. 45) – A proposal to amend Section III, Part C (Property Development Standards), sub-sections 1.7 and 3.7 of Specific Plan No. 45, to modify the on-site parking requirements for mixed use development and multifamily attached residential development projects located within one-half mile of a train station. (Development Services Director Desatnik)
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L.   New Business
 
1.   Consideration of an agreement with the County of San Bernardino for access and maintenance of the police 800 MHZ radio system in an amount not to exceed $124,502.15 for FY 2021-2022, $298,805.16 for FY 2022-2023, $298,805.16 for FY 2023-2024, $298,805.16 for FY 2024-2025, $298,805.16 for FY 2025-2026 and $174,303.01 for FY 2026-2027 (Police Chief Catren) Click to View
 
2.   Consideration of a determination of exemption pursuant to Sections 15262 and 15061(b)(3) of the State's guidelines implementing the California Environmental Quality Act and, consideration of urgency Ordinance No. 2928 of the City of Redlands establishing a temporary 45-day moratorium on certain new development projects for properties located within the Commercial Industrial (EV/IC) District of the East Valley Corridor Specific Plan that are identified on the list of potential housing sites prepared in conjunction with the City’s Housing Element update (6th Cycle Housing Element)  (Development Services Director Desatnik) Click to View
 
3.   Consideration of Resolution No. 8268 to adopt the City of Redlands Local Hazard Mitigation Plan (Fire Chief Topoleski)  Click to View
 
4.   Consideration of Ordinance No. 2929 amending Chapter 13.64 of the Redlands Municipal Code to implement mandatory residential and commercial recycling of commingled recyclables and organic waste, and determination that approval of the ordinance is exempt from environmental review pursuant to Section 15061 (b)(3) of the State's guidelines implementing the California Environmental Quality Act (Facilities and Community Services Director Boatman)   Click to View
 
5.   Consideration of approval of an additional appropriation in the amount of $704,128 for expenditures and $1,501,971 for revenues associated with 300 E. State Street (Facilities and Community Services Director Boatman) Click to View
 
6.   Consideration of a Memorandum of Understanding with Shangri-La Industries and Step Up on Second Street for the development and supportive services delivery for the Redlands Good Nite Inn motel conversion project, approval of a Resolution No. 8282 authorizing the joint application to and participation in the Homekey Grant Program, and determine that the project is categorically exempt from environmental review pursuant to Section 15301 of the State's guidelines implementing the California Environmental Quality Act (Facilities and Community Services Director Boatman)  Click to View
 
7.   Consideration of Resolution No. 8266 Establishing a Utility Bill Assistance Program - continued discussion (Management Services/Finance Director Garcia) Click to View
 
8.   Discussion and possible action relating to the cancellation of the January 4, 2022, regular meeting of the City Council (Mayor Barich) Click to View
 
M.   Individual Council Member Announcements and/or Reports on Activities
(No collective discussion or action.)
 
N.   Adjournment
The next regular meeting of the City Council will be held on December 7, 2021.
 
 
If you challenge any proposed development entitlement listed on this agenda in court, you may be limited to raising only those issues you or someone else raised at the public hearing described in this notice, or in written correspondence delivered to the City Council at or prior to this public hearing.

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you need special assistance to participate in this meeting, please contact Goutam Dobey, of the Municipal Utilities and Engineering Department at (909) 798-7584 ext 2. Notification 48 hours prior to the meeting will enable the City to make reasonable arrangements to ensure accessibility to this meeting.
(28 CFR 35.102-35.104 ADA Title II)
 
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Staff reports or other written documentation relating to items referred to on the agenda are available at the A. K. Smiley Public Library, 125 West Vine Street, Redlands, California, and on the City’s website referenced below.

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