MINUTES OF A SPECIAL MEETING OF THE CYPRESS CITY COUNCIL HELD MARCH 3, 2014

A special meeting of the Cypress City Council was called to order at 6:00 p.m. by Mayor Mills in the Executive Board Room, 5275 Orange Avenue, Cypress, California.

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

Staff present:
City Manager John Bahorski
City Attorney Bill Wynder
Assistant City Attorney Lindsay Tabaian

ORAL COMMUNICATIONS:

None.

CLOSED SESSION:

The City Attorney reported that the City Council would be meeting in Closed Session regarding Public Employee Performance Evaluation, pursuant to Government Code Section 54957, Title:  City Manager. 

The City Attorney reported that the City Council would be meeting in Closed Session regarding Public Employee Discipline/Dismissal/Release. 

At 6:02 p.m., the Mayor recessed the meeting.

The meeting was reconvened at 7:05 p.m.

REPORT OF 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, pursuant to Government Code Section 54957, to conduct the annual performance evaluation of the City Manager and to consider the subject of public employee discipline, dismissal, or release.  The City Council determined that, pursuant to Section 2.2 of the Employment Agreement between the City and City Manager, it would terminate the contract for the convenience of the City and effective immediately.  The City Council further appointed Mr. Richard M. Storey to serve as Interim City Manager and appointed Mayor Mills and Council Member Bailey to serve as an ad hoc committee to consider and make recommendations to the full City Council on a process to select the next full-time City Manager.  Each of the foregoing actions were approved by the unanimous vote of the entire City Council.

ADJOURNMENT: Mayor Mills adjourned the meeting at 7:08 p.m. to Monday, March 10, 2014, 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