MINUTES OF A REGULAR MEETING OF THE CYPRESS CITY COUNCIL HELD NOVEMBER 26, 2012

A regular meeting of the Cypress City Council was called to order at 6:30 p.m. by Mayor Bailey in the Council Chambers, 5275 Orange Avenue, Cypress, California.

Members present:
Mayor Doug Bailey
Mayor Pro Tem Prakash Narain
Council Member Phil Luebben
Council Member Leroy Mills
Council Member Todd Seymore

Staff present:
City Manager John Bahorski
City Attorney William Wynder
Successor Agency Counsel Dan Slater
Public Works Director Doug Dancs
Counsel Jeff Goldfarb

ORAL COMMUNICATIONS:

None.

CLOSED SESSION:

The City Attorney reported that the City Council would be meeting in Closed Session regarding Conference with Legal Counsel – Anticipated Litigation, pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(e), Number of Cases: One. 

At 6:31 p.m., the Mayor recessed the meeting.

7:00 P.M. SESSION:

The 7:00 p.m. session of the City Council meeting was called to order at 7:03 p.m. by Mayor Bailey.

Members present:
Mayor Doug Bailey
Mayor Pro Tem Prakash Narain
Council Member Phil Luebben
Council Member Leroy Mills
Council Member Todd Seymore

Staff present:
City Manager John Bahorski
City Attorney William Wynder
Assistant City Manager/Director of Finance and Administrative Services Richard Storey
Police Chief Jackie Gomez-Whiteley
Public Works Director Doug Dancs
Recreation and Community Services Director June Liu
Planning Manager Doug Hawkins
Assistant Director of Finance & Administrative Services Matt Burton
Administrative Services Manager Andrew Tse
Deputy City Clerk Rhonda Barone
City Clerk Denise Basham

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE: The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Mayor Bailey.

INVOCATION:  The invocation was given by City Attorney Wynder.

REPORT OF WORKSHOP AGENDA/CLOSED SESSION:

The Mayor asked for the report of the Closed Session Agenda items discussed earlier in the evening.

The City Attorney reported that the City Council met in Closed Session regarding Conference with Legal Counsel – Anticipated Litigation, pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(e), Number of Cases: One.  He stated that legal counsel recommended a litigation avoidance strategy and that preliminary negotiations were unanimously authorized by the City Council.

No other action was taken in Closed Session, nor was any solicited.

The City Attorney stated that an urgency item needed to be added to the Agenda regarding a resolution in memory of Richard Anderson.

It was moved by Council Member Seymore and seconded by Mayor Bailey, to add the urgency item to the agenda.

The motion was unanimously carried by the following roll call vote:

AYES:        5    COUNCIL MEMBERS:   Luebben, Mills, Seymore, Narain and Bailey
NOES:        0    COUNCIL MEMBERS:   None
ABSENT:    0    COUNCIL MEMBERS:   None

ORAL COMMUNICATIONS:    LIMITED TO ONE-HALF HOUR.  (THREE MINUTES PER SPEAKER, SPEAKING ONCE.)

Mayor Bailey asked anyone who wished to speak on any topic not included on the meeting Agenda to come forward.

Mariellen Yarc, Cypress Chamber of Commerce, provided an update on upcoming activities and events.

Mike McGill, Cypress, thanked the outgoing City Council Members for their service to the community.

PRESENTATIONS:

Carol Turpin, Orange County Human Relations Commission, provided an annual update for Fiscal Year 2011-2012.

Mayor Bailey presented plaques to outgoing City Council Members Phil Luebben and Todd Seymore and thanked them for their service on the City Council.

Mayor Bailey presented floral bouquets to Maricel Luebben and Terri Seymore.

Council Member Luebben spoke of his service on the City Council, and thanked City staff and the community for their support during his term in office.

Council Member Seymore spoke of his service on the City Council, and thanked his family and City staff for their support and guidance.

The meeting was recessed at 7:31 p.m.

The meeting was reconvened at 7:45 p.m.

PUBLIC HEARINGS:     7:00 P.M. (PUBLIC COMMENTS RESTRICTED TO TEN MINUTES PER SPEAKER, UNLESS EXTENDED BY THE CITY COUNCIL).

No items.

CONSENT CALENDAR:

All matters listed on the Agenda under “Consent Calendar” are to be considered by the City Council to be routine and will be enacted by one motion approving the recommendations listed on the Agenda.

It was moved by Council Member Seymore and seconded by Council Member Narain, to approve Consent Calendar Items No. 1 through 8.

The motion was unanimously carried by the following roll call vote:

AYES:        5    COUNCIL MEMBERS:   Luebben, Mills, Seymore, Narain and Bailey
NOES:        0    COUNCIL MEMBERS:   None
ABSENT:    0    COUNCIL MEMBERS:   None

Item No. 1:    APPROVAL OF CITY COUNCIL MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF NOVEMBER 13, 2012.

Recommendation:    That the City Council approve the Minutes of the Meeting of November 13, 2012, as submitted.

Item No. 2:    MOTION TO INTRODUCE AND/OR ADOPT ALL ORDINANCES AND RESOLUTIONS PRESENTED FOR CONSIDERATION BY TITLE ONLY AND TO WAIVE FURTHER READING.

Item No. 3:    SECOND READING OF AN ORDINANCE ADOPTING ZONE CHANGE NO. 2012-01, A REQUEST TO CHANGE THE ZONING OF THE PROPERTIES LOCATED AT 4911 AND 4963 CAMP STREET FROM CH COMMERCIAL HEAVY TO RM-20 RESIDENTIAL MULTIPLE-FAMILY.

Recommendation:    That the City Council adopt the Ordinance by title only, adopting Zone Change No. 2012-01.

ORDINANCE NO. 1135

AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CYPRESS,
ADOPTING ZONE CHANGE NO. 2012-01 CHANGING THE
ZONING CLASSIFICATION OF THE PROPERTIES LOCATED AT
4911 AND 4963 CAMP STREET FROM CH COMMERCIAL
HEAVY TO RM-20 RESIDENTIAL MULTIPLE-FAMILY.

Item No. 4:    PROCLAIMING THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER 2012 AS “PANCREATIC CANCER AWARENESS MONTH” IN THE CITY OF CYPRESS.

Recommendation:    That the City Council officially proclaim the month of November 2012 as “Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month” in the City of Cypress.

Item No. 5     RESOLUTION ADOPTING THE MEASURE M2 EXPENDITURE REPORT FOR THE FISCAL YEAR 2011-12.

Recommendation:    That the City Council, and acting as the ex-officio Board of Directors of the Cypress Recreation and Park District, adopt the Resolution by title only, providing the required Expenditure Report for Measure M2 Funds to the Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2012.

RESOLUTION NO. 6339

A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CYPRESS,
CONCERNING THE MEASURE M2 FISCAL YEAR ENDED
JUNE 30, 2012 EXPENDITURE REPORT FOR THE CITY OF
CYPRESS, CALIFORNIA.

Item No. 6:    REVIEW OF INVESTMENT REPORT FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER, 2012.

Recommendation:    That the City Council receive and file the Investment Report for the month of October, 2012.

Item No. 7:    APPROVAL OF COMMERCIAL WARRANT LIST AND WIRE TRANSFERS FOR FISCAL YEAR 2012-13 FOR WARRANTS NO. 24130 THROUGH 24262.

Recommendation:    That the City Council approve the attached warrant register and wire transfers for Fiscal Year 2012-13.

URGENCY ITEM:

Item No. 8:    RESOLUTION IN MEMORY OF RICHARD “DICK” ANDERSON.

Recommendation:    That that the City Council adopt the Resolution by title only, in memory of Richard “Dick” Anderson.

RESOLUTION NO. 6340

A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CYPRESS,
CALIFORNIA, IN MEMORY OF RICHARD “DICK” ANDERSON.

END OF CONSENT CALENDAR

NEW BUSINESS:

No items.

RECREATION & PARK DISTRICT MATTERS:  The Cypress City Council, Acting as the Ex Officio Governing Board of Directors.

No items.

SUCCESSOR AGENCY TO THE CYPRESS REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY MATTERSThe Cypress City Council, Acting as the Successor Agency to the Cypress Redevelopment Agency.

No items.

ORAL COMMUNICATIONS:  For Matters Not on the Agenda.

None.

ITEMS FROM CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS:

Mayor Bailey requested reports from the Council Members on their respective committee assignments.

Council Member Luebben:

Attended the Cypress Volunteers in Policing luncheon.  Spoke regarding the recent Presidential election.

Council Member Seymore:

Attended the Cypress Volunteers in Policing luncheon.  Attended an O.C. Fire Authority Board meeting. 

Council Member Mills:

Attended an OCCOG City Selection Committee meeting.  Spoke of a SCAG letter regarding the California Department of Housing and Community Development allocation submittal.

Mayor Bailey:

Attended the Cypress Volunteers in Policing luncheon.  Attended an OCCOG City Selection Committee meeting.  Attended AYSO Region 154’s Celebrating VIP Soccer *Day at Landell Elementary School.  Attended an Eagle Scout Court of Honor. 

Mayor Pro Tem Narain:

Attended an O.C. Sanitation District Administrative Committee meeting.  Attended the Cypress Volunteers in Policing luncheon.

ITEMS FROM CITY MANAGER: 

No report.

ADJOURNMENT: Mayor Bailey adjourned the meeting at 8:00 p.m. in memory of Richard Anderson to Monday, December 10, 2012, beginning at 5:30 p.m. in the Executive Board Room.

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MAYOR OF THE CITY OF CYPRESS

ATTEST:

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CITY CLERK OF THE CITY OF CYPRESS

City of Cypress Department of Administration ~ 5275 Orange Avenue ~ Cypress, CA 90630 ~ 714-229-6780