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CITY OF REDLANDS

CITY COUNCIL

 

A G E N D A
JUNE 16, 2020


 

PAUL W. FOSTER
Mayor

DENISE DAVIS
Mayor Pro Tempore

PAUL BARICH
Council Member

EDDIE TEJEDA
Council Member

TONI MOMBERGER
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, JUNE 16, 2020
 
This will be a teleconference meeting in the City Council Chambers, Civic Center, 35 Cajon Street, Redlands, California.

Following public health recommendations to limit public gatherings during the Covid-19 pandemic, City Manager Charles M. Duggan Jr., acting as the City of Redlands Emergency Services Director has directed that City Council/ Successor Agency meetings be closed to the public until further notice or until the current local State of Emergency has been lifted. The Council Chamber will not be open to the public during the City Council/Successor Agency meetings.

In order to have your public comment read into the public record at the meeting, members of the public are asked to submit comments up until 5 p.m. the day before the City Council/Successor Agency meeting by email at publiccomment@cityofredlands.org or through the public comment form on the City’s website at https://www.cityofredlands.org/public-speaker-form. Written comments may also be provided by 5 p.m. the day before the City Council/Successor Agency meeting directly to the City Clerk’s Office at 35 Cajon Street. At the beginning of your request, please make a note on your request if this is a general comment to the City Council or a comment on a specific agenda item, please include the agenda item number(s). 
 
All votes during the teleconferencing meetings will be conducted by roll call.

The meetings can be observed online via the City's website and on Redlands TV Channel 3 (Spectrum) and Channel 35 (Frontier). In addition, a remote viewing area is available in the breezeway outside City Hall for those who do not have cable TV or internet access. Please observe appropriate physical distancing and use face coverings when in the remote viewing area. Individuals with a disability, consistent with the Americans with Disabilities Act, who need assistance with public comment, may contact the City Clerk by telephone at (909) 798-7531 or by email at jdonaldson@cityofredlands.org at least two hours before the meeting to make alternate arrangements.
 
PLEASE NOTE: In accordance with the San Bernardino County Health Officer's Order, social distancing practices will be observed. Following public health recommendations to limit public gatherings during the Covid-19 pandemic, City Manager Charles M. Duggan, Jr., acting as the City of Redlands Emergency Services Director has directed that City Council/Successor Agency meetings be closed to the public until further notice or until the current local State of Emergency has been lifted. In order to have your public comment read into the public record at the meeting, members of the public are asked to submit comments (250 words or less) up until 5 p.m. the day before the City Council/Successor Agency meeting by email to publiccomment@cityofredlands.org or through the public comment form on the City’s website at https://www.cityofredlands.org/public-speaker-form. Written comments may also be provided by 5 p.m. the day before the City Council/Successor Agency meeting directly to the City Clerk’s Office at 35 Cajon Street. At the beginning of your comment, please make a note on your request if this is a general comment to the City Council or a comment on a specific agenda item, please include the agenda item number(s). All general and specific agenda item public comments will be read at the beginning of the meeting.
 
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
(In accordance with the San Bernardino County Health Officer's Order, social distancing practices will be observed. Following public health recommendations to limit public gatherings during the Covid-19 pandemic, City Manager Charles M. Duggan, Jr., acting as the City of Redlands Emergency Services Director has directed that City Council meetings be closed to the public until further notice or until the current local State of Emergency has been lifted. City Clerk Donaldson will read all public comments related to a closed session matter, up to 250 words, into record if they are received in accordance with the deadlines stated above.)
 
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)

One Case:
  1. Long v. City of Redlands, et al;, San Bernardino Superior Court Case No. CIVDS 1924676
 
2.   Conference with real property negotiators - Government Code §54956.8
(Facilities and Community Services Director Boatman)
 
Property:                   APN 0170-142-07-0000
Agency Negotiators: Charles M. Duggan, Jr., Chris Boatman
Negotiating Party: Monica Contreras on behalf of Southern California Edison
Under Negotiation: Terms of payment and price for possible purchase of grant of easement over City property
 
3.   Conference with labor negotiator - Government Code §54957.6
(Assistant City Manager McConnell)
 
Agency Negotiator: Charles M. Duggan, Jr., City Manager and Janice McConnell, Assistant City Manager                        
Employee Organization: Redlands Police Officers Association
 
D.   Reconvene City Council Meeting
 
E.   Invocation by Council Member Eddie Tejeda - 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.   Public Comments - City Council
(In accordance with the San Bernardino County Health Officer's Order, social distancing practices will be observed.  Following public health recommendations to limit public gatherings during the Covid-19 pandemic, City Manager Charles M. Duggan, Jr., acting as the City of Redlands Emergency Services Director has directed that City Council/Successor Agency meetings be closed to the public until further notice or until the current local State of Emergency has been lifted. City Clerk Donaldson will read all public comments, up to 250 words, into record if they are received in accordance with the deadlines stated above)
 
H.   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 June 2, 2020 (City Clerk Donaldson) Click to View
 
2.   Authorize the Chief of Police to sign the Los Angeles Police Department Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force Memorandum of Agreement (Police Chief Catren) Click to View
 
3.   Approve Resolution No. 8104 approving the destruction of certain public records (Police Chief Catren) Click to View
 
4.   Approve Resolution No. 8103 approving Agreement 3CA04823 with the Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) for wildland protection during the 2020-2021 fiscal year (Fire Chief Topoleski) Click to View
 
5.   Approve Resolution No. 8105 rescinding Resolution No. 7489 to amend the terms and conditions for portal-to-portal compensation for Fire Department personnel responding to emergency incidents as dictated by the California Fire Assistance Agreement (Fire Chief Topoleski) Click to View
 
6.   Approve Resolution Nos. 8107 and 8108 establishing the special tax levy within the City of Redlands Community Facilities District No. 2003-1 (Redlands Business Center) and 2001-1 (Northwest Development Project) (Management Service/Finance Director Garcia) Click to View
 
7.   Authorize a sole source purchase order of Neptune water meters from Ferguson Waterworks in an amount not to exceed $129,705.43 and determine that approval of this purchase order 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 Chow) Click to View
 
8.   Adopt Ordinance No. 2909, adding Chapter 8.38 to the Redlands Municipal Code, establishing a process for managing, and uniform standards for acting upon, requests for installation of Onsite Wastewater Treatment Systems (Municipal Utilities and Engineering Director Chow) Click to View
 
9.   Approve a grant of easement to Southern California Edison for a portion of Community Park and determination that approval of the easement 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
 
10.   Receive and file the Annual Report from the Citrus Preservation Commission (Facilities and Community Services Director Boatman) Click to View
 
11.   Approve the sole source purchase of plexiglass enclosures at various locations within City facilities from C-shields in the amount of $50,000, and approve an additional appropriation of the same (Chris Boatman, Facilities and Community Services Director). Click to View
 
I.   Public Hearings
(With the City Council Chamber currently closed to the public due to the COVID-19 pandemic, public comments or written comments associated with Public Hearings are requested to be submitted to the City Clerk's office by 5:00 p.m. on Monday, June 15, 2020.  Detailed instructions on how to submit comments are provided on page 2 of this Agenda.  Comments received will be read into the record during the public hearing process.)
 
1.   Resolution Nos. 8093 AND 8094
(Mayor to declare meeting open as a public hearing)
  1. PUBLIC HEARING to consider Resolution No.8093 -  Calling a special election of the question of levying special taxes within the territory to be annexed to Community Facilities District No. 2004-1; and
     
  2. PUBLIC HEARING to consider Resolution No. 8094 - Declaring results of special election of Annexation No. 22 to Community Facilities District No. 2004-1 (Municipal Utilities and Engineering Director Chow)
Click to View
 
2.   Resolution No. 8102 overruling objections and proceeding with the abatement of subject properties (Fire Chief Topoleski)

(Mayor to declare meeting open as a public hearing)
Click to View
 
3.   Griffin Residential, LLC,  Applicant
(Mayor to declare meeting open as a public hearing)
  1. Consideration of Resolution No. 8095 (Mitigated Negative Declaration) – A request to adopt a Mitigated Negative Declaration and Mitigation Monitoring/Reporting Program prepared for the proposed project consisting a General Plan amendment, Specific Plan amendment, and Subdivision Map.
  2. Consideration of Resolution No. 8096 (Socio-Economic Cost/Benefit Study) – A request to adopt a socio-economic cost/benefit study prepared for the project described below.
  3. Consideration of Resolution No. 8098 (General Plan Amendment No. 141) – A request to amend the General Plan land use designation of 37.2 acres from Commercial to Low Density Residential, with a maximum density up to six (6.0) residential dwelling units per acre. 
  4. Consideration of Resolution No. 8099 – A request to approve the land use re-designation of properties designated as “Urban Reserve” in the Redlands General Plan (as of June 1, 1987) or in active agricultural production (as of November 3, 1986) to permit residential density greater than the Residential Estate (R-E) classification as the same existed as of June 1, 1987.
  5. Consideration of Resolution No. 8097 (Specific Plan No. 40, Amendment No. 45) – A request to amend the East Valley Corridor Specific Plan (EVCSP) to change the Land Use Map and remove the 37.2-acre project site from the boundaries of the EVCSP.
  6. Consideration of Resolution No. 8100 (Specific Plan No. 62) – A request to approve the “Heritage Specific Plan” as the new zoning designation for 37.2 acres of land located on the west side of Texas Street, north side of San Bernardino Avenue, and south side of Pioneer Avenue and establish development standards to accommodate single-family residential development at a density of 5.7 dwelling units per acre. The project proposes to construct 207 single family one-story and two-story homes, new interior streets to serve the project, private recreational open space areas and on-site amenities, landscape and lighting, and related improvements including drainage basins and public/private utility connections.
  7. Consideration of Resolution No. 8101 (Tentative Tract Map No. 20257) – A request to subdivide 37.2 acres into 207 single-family residential lots and seven lettered lots for landscaping, recreational open space, and stormwater basins.
(Development Services Director Desatnik)
Click to View
 
J.   Communications
 
1.   Discussion and possible action to join the League of California Cities' Coalition to Support Local Recovery as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and calling on Governor Newsom to support funding for critical local services (Councilwoman Toni Momberger) Click to View
 
2.   Presentation of Community Priorities Survey and Support for Municipal Services (Management Services/Finance Director Garcia) Click to View
 
K.   New Business
 
1.   Consideration of "First Reading" of Ordinance No. 2913 (with second reading proposed for July 7, 2020) adding Chapter 3.18 to the Redlands Municipal Code, Enacting a One-Cent General Transactions and Use Tax for possible submission to the voters of the City of Redlands for the November 2020 General Election; and first review of a Resolution placing the sales tax ordinance on the November 2020 General Election ballot (City Manager Duggan / City Attorney McHugh / Management Services/Finance Director Garcia) Click to View
 
2.   Consideration of Salary Resolution No. 8090 Establishing a Salary Schedule and Compensation Plan for City Employees and an authorization for an additional appropriation in the amount of $319,000 (Assistant City Manager McConnell) Click to View
 
3.   Consideration of a Side Letter of Agreement between the City of Redlands and the Redlands Police Officers Association (Assistant City Manager McConnell) Click to View
 
4.   Consideration of the use of the state's Fiscal Year 20/21 Citizens' Option for Public Safety Program Funds for the purpose of ensuring public safety (Police Chief Catren) Click to View
 
5.   Consideration of the continuation of the Fire Department's membership in the CONFIRE Joint Use Authority for Fiscal Year 2020-2021 and pay associated annual fees in an amount not to exceed $665,531 (Fire Chief Topoleski)  Click to View
 
6.   Consideration of Amendment No. 1 to the Cooperative Agreement with San Bernardino County Transportation Authority for the Interstate 10 at Alabama Street Interchange Project in the amount of $516,856; approve an additional appropriation of the same; and determination that this amendment 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 Chow)  Click to View
 
7.   Consideration of Resolution No. 8081 approving annual purchase orders for the Facilities and Community Services Department for Fiscal Year 2020-21; and determination that the agreements are 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
 
8.   Consideration of Resolution No. 8112 authorizing the City Manager to negotiate and approve agreements with local restaurants for temporary outdoor dining venues within public right-of-way and portions of streets located in the downtown area of the City (Development Services Director Desatnik) Click to View
 
L.   Individual Council Member Announcements and/or Reports on Activities
(No collective discussion or action.)
 
M.   Adjournment in memory of Heroes of Redlands Award recipient Jeffry James Brice.
The next regular meeting of the City Council will be held on July 7, 2020.
 
 
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)
 
Any writings or documents distributed to a majority of the City Council regarding an open session agenda item less than 72 hours before this meeting are available for public inspection at the City Clerk's Office or at the dais of the City Clerk once the open session begins.

Staff reports or other written documentation relating to items referred to on the agenda are available on the City’s website referenced below.

Regular meetings are televised live on Redlands TV Channel 3 (Spectrum) and Channel 35 (Frontier) and re-broadcasted at 7:00 P.M. the following Wednesday, Friday and Sunday; and at 9:00 A.M. Thursday, Saturday and Monday. Agendas, staff reports and minutes of the City Council of the City of Redlands are available on the Internet:

 
http://www.cityofredlands.org

    

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