City of Cypress

5275 Orange Avenue ~ Cypress, CA 90630 ~ 714-229-6700

MINUTES OF A REGULAR MEETING OF THE CYPRESS CITY COUNCIL HELD MAY 28, 2013

A regular meeting of the Cypress City Council was called to order at 7:00 p.m. by Mayor Narain in the Council Chambers, 5275 Orange Avenue, Cypress, California.

Members present:
Mayor Prakash Narain
Mayor Pro Tem Leroy Mills
Council Member Doug Bailey
Council Member Mariellen Yarc
Members absent:
Council Member Rob Johnson

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

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

INVOCATION:  The invocation was given by City Attorney Wynder.

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

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

Patricia Rudner, Cypress, spoke regarding Measures A and L.

Elinor Stein, Cypress, spoke regarding restrictive covenants.

Manfred Stein, Cypress, spoke regarding Measures A and L.

Shelley Henderson, O.C. Breeze, stated that the first anniversary print edition of the newspaper would be delivered this week.

Don Seward, Cypress, spoke regarding Measure A.

Lois Waddle, Los Alamitos, spoke regarding the presentation by Council Member Bailey at the May 13, 2013 Council meeting.

Maureen Weedon, Cypress, spoke regarding Measure D and the proposed development on Katella Avenue.

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 Bailey and seconded by Mayor Pro Tem Mills, to approve Consent Calendar Items No. 1 through 8.

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

AYES:        4    COUNCIL MEMBERS:   Yarc, Bailey, Mills and Narain
NOES:        0    COUNCIL MEMBERS:   None
ABSENT:    1    COUNCIL MEMBERS:   Johnson

Item No. 1:   APPROVAL OF CITY COUNCIL MINUTES OF THE MEETINGS OF MAY 13 AND MAY 20, 2013.

Recommendation:   That the City Council approve the Minutes of the Meetings of May 13 and May 20, 2013, 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:   AUTHORIZE EXECUTION OF COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT (CDBG) CONTRACT FOR FISCAL YEAR 2013-2014.

Recommendation:   That the City Council adopt the Resolution by title only, approving the City’s participation in the Urban Counties Program for the expenditure of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds, and authorize the Mayor, City Manager, Assistant City Manager, Acting Director of Community Development, and/or their designees to execute the associated contract, and all other documents and instruments required by the County of Orange and/or the Federal Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for participation in the Urban Counties Program, on behalf of the City Council.

RESOLUTION NO. 6365

A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CYPRESS,
AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF A CONTRACT FOR THE AWARD
OF COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT (CDBG) FUNDS
THROUGH THE COUNTY OF ORANGE FOR THE PROGRAM YEAR
SPANNING JULY 1, 2013 THROUGH JUNE 30, 2014.

Item No. 4:   CLOSED CIRCUIT CAMERA SYSTEM UPGRADE.

Recommendation:   That the City Council: 1) Award a Professional Contract Services Agreement for the upgrade of the existing closed circuit television (CCTV) system to Leverage Information Systems, 3100 East Cedar Street, Suite 13, Ontario, CA 91761, in the amount of $45,000; and 2) Authorize a contingency of $4,500 (10% of bid amount) and direct the Director of Public Works/City Engineer to issue any necessary change orders to complete additional work within budgetary authority; and 3) Approve the increase in appropriations in the Capital Improvement Projects Fund by $49,500 to account number 415-80600-8061.4186 (Public Facility Project, Public Works Contracts) for the upgrade of the existing Closed Circuit Television system; and 4) Approve the transfer of $49,500 from the Narcotics Asset Seizure Fund (281-99999.4501_415) to the City’s Capital Improvement Fund (415-99999.3901_281).

Item No. 5:   AWARD OF CONTRACT TO DATA TICKET, INC. FOR PARKING CITATION PROCESSING.

Recommendation:   That the City Council: 1) Award a three (3) year contract for $18,620 with Data Ticket, Inc., 4600 Campus Drive, Suite 200, Newport Beach, California, for processing parking citations (commencing July 1, 2013 and ending June 30, 2016) with the option to extend for an additional two (2) years; and 2) Grant signature authority to the positions of City Manager, Finance Director or Police Chief to execute such contracts as necessary.

Item No. 6:   APPROVAL OF FINAL TRACT MAP NO. 17503. PROPERTY LOCATED AT 4963 & 4911 CAMP STREET.

Recommendation:   That the City Council approve Final Tract Map No. 17503 and authorize the City Clerk to sign the record map.

Item No. 7:   REVIEW OF INVESTMENT REPORT FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL, 2013.

Recommendation:   That the City Council receive and file the Investment Report for the month of April, 2013.

Item No. 8:   APPROVAL OF COMMERCIAL WARRANT LIST AND WIRE TRANSFERS FOR FISCAL YEAR 2012-13 FOR WARRANTS NO. 26069 THROUGH 26193.

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

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

Council Member Bailey:

Attended the Cypress Police Appreciation luncheon.  Participated in City Commissioner interviews.  Spoke regarding Measure D and supporting residents’ right to vote.

Council Member Yarc:

Attended a Cypress Chamber of Commerce Board meeting.  Attended the Cypress Police Appreciation luncheon.  Attended a fundraiser for the Woman’s Club of Anaheim.  Attended a West-Comm Board meeting.  Attended the Soroptimist scholarship awards.  Attended the State Woman’s Club annual conference.

Mayor Pro Tem Mills:

Conducted an OCCOG Executive Committee meeting.  Attended a Habitat for Humanity presentation at the Joint Forces Training Base.  Represented the Mayor at the ACC-OC City Selection Committee meeting.  Attended the Cypress Police Appreciation luncheon.  Participated in City Commissioner interviews.  Conducted an OCCOG Board of Directors meeting.  Attended the Memorial Day event at Cypress Forest Lawn.  Read the names of Cypress veterans who were killed in combat.  Congratulated Cypress High School and Oxford Academy on attaining perfect 10’s on the State Academic Performance Index (API) ranking.

Mayor Narain:

Attended the Cypress Police Appreciation luncheon.  Attended a Korean festival in Irvine.  Attended an O.C. Sanitation District Board meeting.  Participated in City Commissioner interviews.  Participated in the Memorial Day event at Cypress Forest Lawn.

ITEMS FROM CITY MANAGER: 

The City Manager stated that the advertisement regarding Measure A was not in the local newspaper due to the Memorial holiday schedule. 

ADJOURNMENT: Mayor Narain adjourned the meeting at 7:38 p.m. to Monday, June 10, 2013, 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