AGENDA

LAKE FOREST CITY COUNCIL

 

 

Regular Meeting of the City Council

November 6, 2012

 

Lake Forest City Hall

25550 Commercentre Drive

Council Chambers

Lake Forest, California 92630

 

NOTICE:  Pursuant to Lake Forest Municipal Code Section 2.04.010, Regular Meetings of the City Council are held the First and Third Tuesday of each month at the hour of 5:30 p.m. for Closed Session matters, if required.  The Public Session of the meeting shall commence at 7:00 p.m. or as soon thereafter as possible.

 

AGENDA ON THE INTERNET:  The Agenda is available through the Internet at www.lakeforestca.gov.  You can access the document on the Friday before the meeting on Tuesday.  A brief summary of the actions taken at the meeting will be posted on the Internet the Thursday following the meeting.

 

AGENDA DOCUMENT REVIEW:  The full Agenda including all back up information is available at City Hall, 25550 Commercentre Dr., Lake Forest , California, on the Friday prior to the Tuesday meeting.

 

AGENDA DESCRIPTION:  The Agenda descriptions are intended to give notice to members of the public of a general summary of items of business to be transacted or discussed.  The listed Recommended Action represents staff’s recommendation.  The City Council may take any action which it deems to be appropriate on the agenda item and is not limited in any way by the recommended action.

 

CALL TO ORDER:                                                                                  5:30 p.m.

 

ROLL CALL:

Council Members:

Peter Herzog

 

 

Marcia Rudolph

 

 

Mark Tettemer

 

Mayor Pro Tem:

Scott Voigts

 

Mayor:

Kathryn McCullough

 

 

 

 

City Manager:

Robert C. Dunek

 

City Attorney:

Scott C. Smith

 

City Clerk:

Stephanie D. Smith

 


 

CLOSED SESSION                                                                                   5:30 p.m.

 

1.

CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL – ANTICIPATED LITIGATION

Significant exposure to litigation

Pursuant to subdivision (b) Government Code Section 54956.9

Number of potential cases:  2

 

2.

CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL - ANTICIPATED LITIGATION

Initiation of Litigation

Pursuant to subdivision (c) Government Code Section 54956.9

Number of potential cases:  1

 

3.

CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL – EXISTING LITIGATION

Pursuant to subdivision (a) of Government Code Section 54956.9

Case Name: John Doe v. City of Costa Mesa, City of Huntington Beach, City of Lake Forest, et al.

Case Number: United States District Court, Central District, Case No. 8:12-CV-01665-AG-RNB

 

RECOMMENDED ACTION:  Conduct Closed Session.

 

RECESS: City Council will recess from Closed Session for the purpose of conducting regular City business.

RECONVENE: City Council will reconvene to continue regular City business.

 

PUBLIC SESSION                                                                                     7:00 p.m.

 

PUBLIC SESSION:  At this time, the City Council will convene to consider public matters.  Those wishing to address the City Council must submit a completed “Request to Speak” form to the City Clerk prior to City Council action.

 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE: The Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag of our Country will be led by Council Member Herzog.

 

CLOSED SESSION REPORT: City Attorney will report on Closed Session.

 

PRESENTATIONS:

 

4.

REPORT BY INVESTMENT OVERSIGHT REVIEWER - QUARTER ENDING SEPTEMBER 30, 2012 submitted by Director of Finance/City Treasurer.

 

 

RECOMMENDED ACTION:  Receive and file the report from Kathy V. Lai with the firm of Macias, Gini & O'Connell.

 

REPORT FROM STUDENT LIAISON: Report from Jens Personius, Student Liaison from El Toro High School.

 

PUBLIC COMMENTS:

 

At this time, members of the public may address the City Council regarding any items within the subject matter jurisdiction of the City Council.  No action may be taken on items not listed on the agenda unless authorized by law.  Comments shall be limited to three minutes per person and an overall time limit of thirty minutes for the Public Comments portion of the agenda.

 

Any person wishing to address the City Council on any matter, whether or not it appears on this agenda, is requested to complete a "Request to Speak" form available at the door.  The completed form is to be submitted to the City Clerk prior to an individual being heard by the City Council.

 

Whenever possible, lengthy testimony should be presented to the City Council in writing (8 copies) and only pertinent points presented orally.  Additionally, a "Request to Register Written Comments" form is available at the Agenda Public Review Counter.

 

CONSENT CALENDAR - WARRANT REGISTER: (Item No. 5)

 

All matters listed under the Consent Calendar are considered routine and will be enacted by one vote.  There will be no separate discussion of these items unless Members of the City Council, the public, or staff request specific items be removed from the Consent Calendar for separate action.

 

5.

CERTIFICATION OF WARRANT REGISTER submitted by Director of Finance/City Treasurer.

 

RECOMMENDED ACTION:  Approve the warrant register in the amount of $3,321,581.95 as submitted.

 

CONSENT CALENDAR - MISCELLANEOUS: (Item Nos. 6 - 15)

 

All matters listed under the Consent Calendar are considered routine and will be enacted by one vote.  There will be no separate discussion of these items unless Members of the City Council, the public, or staff request specific items be removed from the Consent Calendar for separate action.

 

6.

WAIVE READING OF ORDINANCES AND RESOLUTIONS submitted by City Clerk.

 

RECOMMENDED ACTION:  Approve the reading, by title only, of all Ordinances and Resolutions.  Said Ordinances and Resolutions which appear on the public agenda shall be determined to have been read by title and further reading waived.

 

7.

MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL HELD ON OCTOBER 2, 2012 submitted by City Clerk.

 

RECOMMENDED ACTION:  Approve as submitted.

 

8.

ADOPT ORDINANCE NO. 247 - AMEND TITLES 5, 7, AND 9 OF THE CITY OF LAKE FOREST MUNICIPAL CODE submitted by City Clerk.

 

RECOMMENDED ACTION:  1. Conduct second reading of Ordinance No. 247 entitled:  AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF LAKE FOREST CALIFORNIA, AMENDING VARIOUS PROVISIONS IN TITLES 5, 7, AND 9 OF THE LAKE FOREST MUNICIPAL CODE.  2. Adopt Ordinance No. 247.

 

9.

CITY COUNCIL MEETING CALENDAR 2013 submitted by City Clerk.

 

RECOMMENDED ACTION:  Approve the City Council Meeting Calendar for 2013 to include a Budget Workshop on Tuesday, May 14, 2013 and the cancellation of the January 2, 2013 Regular City Council Meeting.

 

10.

CITY FINANCIAL REPORTS - QUARTER ENDED JUNE 30, 2012 submitted by Director of Finance/City Treasurer.

 

RECOMMENDED ACTION:  Receive and file.

 

11.

MICROSOFT OFFICE 2010 SOFTWARE PURCHASE submitted by Deputy City Manager/Director of Management Services.

 

RECOMMENDED ACTION:  Approve the purchase of 125 Microsoft Office 2010 licenses from Softchoice totaling $33,168.

 

12.

MASTER REIMBURSEMENT AGREEMENT WITH IRVINE RANCH WATER DISTRICT FOR CITY STREET IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS submitted by Director of Public Works/City Engineer.

 

RECOMMENDED ACTION:  1. Approve the Master Reimbursement Agreement with the Irvine Ranch Water District (IRWD) for work conducted on IRWD facilities as part of future City Street Improvement Projects.  2.   Authorize the Mayor to sign, and the City Clerk to attest, the Master Reimbursement Agreement substantially in the form attached.

 

13.

STATUS OF COMPLIANCE WITH NPDES STORMWATER PERMITS FIRST QUARTER FISCAL YEAR 2012-2013 submitted by Director of Public Works/City Engineer.

 

RECOMMENDED ACTION:  Receive and file report.

 

14.

COMPLETION REPORT FOR TRAFFIC SIGNAL SYNCHRONIZATION PHASE 1 AND 2 PROJECTS submitted by Director of Public Works/City Engineer.

 

RECOMMENDED ACTION:  Receive and file.

 

15.

MEASURE (M2) COMPREHENSIVE TRANSPORTATION FUNDING PROGRAM GRANT APPLICATIONS FOR TRAFFIC SIGNAL SYNCHRONIZATION PHASE 3 submitted by Director of Public Works/City Engineer.

 

RECOMMENDED ACTION:  1. Adopt a Resolution entitled:  A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF LAKE FOREST, CALIFORNIA, APPROVING THE SUBMISSION OF FIVE IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS TO THE ORANGE COUNTY TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY FOR FUNDING UNDER THE MEASURE M2 REGIONAL TRAFFIC SIGNAL SYNCHRONIZATION PROGRAM.  2. Authorize the City's Director of Public Works/City Engineer to send a certified copy of the Resolution for the city of Lake Forest to the lead agency cities of Mission Viejo and Irvine.

 

DISCUSSION/ACTION ITEMS:

 

The following matters are for City Council consideration/discussion/action.  Members of the public may have the opportunity to address these items if they wish to do so.  Please complete the “Request to Speak” form and give to the City Clerk.

 

16.

REQUEST FOR APPOINTMENT - LEAGUE OF CALIFORNIA CITIES, ASSOCIATION OF CALIFORNIA CITIES, ORANGE COUNTRY AND/OR THE ORANGE COUNTY CITY SELECTION COMMITTEE submitted by City Clerk.

 

RECOMMENDED ACTION:  Exercise City Council discretion regarding appointment to Agencies, Boards, Commissions and/or Committees through the League of California Cities, Association of California Cities, Orange County and/or the Orange County city Selection Committee.

 

CITY MANAGER'S REPORT:

 

At this time, the City Manager may comment on agenda and non-agenda items; and report on items of interest to the City Council and community.

 

CITY COUNCIL COMMENTS:

 

 

 

At this time, City Council Members may comment on agenda or non-agenda matters.  No discussion may take place on any item not appearing on the posted agenda.  Council Members may ask a question for clarification, respond to statements made or questions posed by the public, make a brief announcement, or make a brief report on his or her own activities.  In addition, the City Council may refer to staff or other resources for factual information, request staff to report back at a subsequent meeting or direct staff to place a matter of business on a future agenda.  No action may be taken on non-agenda matters unless authorized by law (Government Code Section 54954.2).

 

 

Council Member Herzog:

Council Member Rudolph:

Council Member Tettemer:

Mayor Pro Tem Voigts:

Mayor McCullough:

 

CONTINUED CLOSED SESSION:

 

At this time, the City Council may recess to Closed Session for conference with Legal Counsel to discuss the items listed below pursuant to Government Code requirements.  This matter is continued from the 5:30 p.m. portion of this agenda.

 

ADJOURNMENT:

 

 

In compliance with the Americans With Disabilities Act, if you need special assistance to participate in this

Meeting, including auxiliary aids or services, you should contact the Office of the City Clerk at (949) 461-3400.

Notification 48 hours prior to the Meeting will enable the City to make reasonable arrangements to assure accessibility to

this meeting.  The City Council agenda and agenda back-up materials can be obtained from the Office

of the City Clerk on the Friday prior to the City Council meeting. Copies of all Agendas, Staff Reports and Supporting

 Materials can also be found on the City’s website – www.lakeforestca.gov/services/agendas.   Agenda and agenda

 packets, if requested, will be made available in an appropriate alternative format to persons with a disability as required

 by the Americans With Disabilities Act.  Copies of the agenda are provided at no cost and agenda back-up

materials are available at the per page copy cost.

 

The City of Lake Forest mailing address is 25550 Commercentre Drive, Lake Forest, California 92630. 

Phone:  (949) 461-3400.  FAX (949) 461-3511.

 

 

CERTIFICATION:  I, Stephanie D. Smith, City Clerk of the City of Lake Forest, California, hereby certify that the foregoing agenda was posted for public review on Thursday, November 1, 2012 at 6:00 p.m.

 

 

Stephanie D. Smith, CMC

City Clerk