Joanne Mounce

Lodi City Council

Voting History 2007

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Following is my voting history for the year shown, as recorded by the City Clerk. Events are shown from the most recent to oldest.

December 19, 2007 Regular Meeting

AGREEMENT RE: LODI ENERGY CENTER MOTION / VOTE:

The City Council, on motion of Mayor Pro Tempore Hansen, Katzakian second, adopted Resolution No. 2007-247 authorizing the City Manager to execute an updated Second Phase Member Agreement with the Northern California Power Agency for financing the planning and development activities of the Lodi Energy Center in the amount of $3,030,000. The motion carried by the following vote:

Ayes: Council Members – Hansen, Johnson, Katzakian, and Mayor Mounce

Noes: Council Members – None

Absent: Council Members – Hitchcock

FIRST AMENDMENT TO WOW SCIENCE MUSEUM LEASE MOTION / VOTE:

The City Council, on motion of Mayor Pro Tempore Hansen, Mounce second, adopted Resolution No. 2007-248 authorizing the City Manager to enter into a First Amendment to the World of Wonders Science Museum Lease to extend commencement of rent obligation. The motion carried by the following vote:

Ayes: Council Members – Hansen, Johnson, Katzakian, and Mayor Mounce

Noes: Council Members – None

Absent: Council Members – Hitchcock

CDBG ALLOCATION POLICY MOTION / VOTE:

The City Council, on motion of Council Member Johnson, Mounce second, adopted Resolution No. 2007-249 establishing the Community Development Block Grant Allocation Policy. The motion carried by the following vote:

Ayes: Council Members – Johnson, Katzakian, and Mayor Mounce

Noes: Council Members – Hansen

Absent: Council Members – Hitchcock

NEGOTIATIONS WITH CENTRAL VALLEY WASTE SERVICES MOTION / VOTE:

The City Council, on motion of Mayor Pro Tempore Hansen, Mounce second, authorized staff to commence negotiations with Central Valley Waste Services (Waste Management) to exercise contract renewal option. The motion carried by the following vote:

Ayes: Council Members – Hansen, Johnson, Katzakian, and Mayor Mounce

Noes: Council Members – None

Absent: Council Members – Hitchcock

November 21, 2007 Regular Meeting

PIXLEY PARK PROPERTY EXCHANGE AGREEMENT MOTION / VOTE:

The City Council, on motion of Mayor Johnson, Katzakian second, adopted Resolution No. 2007-230 approving the Supplemental Agreement to the Pixley Park Property Exchange Agreement with G-REM, Inc., providing for a time extension for the Pixley Park Land Exchange Agreement and the Improvement Agreement for the Public Improvements of Pixley Park Site Grading and authorizing the City Manager and City Clerk to execute the agreement on behalf of the City. The motion carried by the following vote:

Ayes: Council Members – Hansen, Katzakian, Mounce, and Mayor Johnson

Noes: Council Members – Hitchcock

Absent: Council Members – None

RDA BASE YEAR MOTION / VOTE (joint action of Council and RDA):

The Redevelopment Agency, on motion of Chairperson Johnson, Hansen second, adopted Resolution No. RDA2007-03 establishing the base year assessment for the Lodi Community Improvement Project and authorizing the transmittal of a map and boundary description as required by law and pay required filing fees to the State Board of Equalization. The motion carried by the following vote:

Ayes: Members – Hansen, Katzakian, and Chairperson Johnson

Noes: Members – Mounce

Absent: Members – None

Abstain: Members – Hitchcock

RDA COOPERATIVE AGMT. MOTION / VOTE (joint action of Council and RDA):

The City Council and Redevelopment Agency, on motion of Mayor/Chairperson Johnson, Hansen second, adopted Resolution No. 2007-231 authorizing the City Manager to execute an Amended and Restated Cooperative Agreement with the Redevelopment Agency of the City of Lodi; adopted Resolution No. RDA2007-04 authorizing the Executive Director to execute an Amended and Restated Cooperative Agreement with the City of Lodi; and further directed staff to exclude the power of eminent domain from the Redevelopment Plan. The motion carried by the following vote:

Ayes: Council Members/Members – Hansen, Hitchcock, Katzakian, and

Mayor/Chairperson Johnson

Noes: Council Members/Members – Mounce

Absent: Council Members/Members – None

FEE SCHEDULE FOR MOBILE FOOD VENDORS MOTION / VOTE:

The City Council, on motion of Council Member Hansen, Mounce second, unanimously adopted Resolution No. 2007-232 establishing a fee schedule for the permit to operate for mobile food vendors.

SJC MULTI-SPECIES HABITAT CONSERVATION PLAN FEES MOTION / VOTE:

The City Council, on motion of Council Member Hansen, Mounce second, adopted Resolution No. 2007-233 amending the San Joaquin County Multi-Species Habitat Conservation and Open Space Plan development fees for 2008. The motion carried by the following vote:

Ayes: Council Members – Hansen, Katzakian, Mounce, and Mayor Johnson

Noes: Council Members – Hitchcock

Absent: Council Members – None

PROCURE ELECTRICITY AND/OR NATURAL GAS MOTION / VOTE:

The City Council, on motion of Mayor Johnson, Mounce second, unanimously adopted Resolution No. 2007-234 authorizing the City Manager and/or Electric Utility Director to procure electricity and/or natural gas to reduce the Electric Utility Department’s open position (energy and capacity not fully procured on an advanced basis) for fiscal years 2008-09 through 2010-11 in accordance with the City of Lodi Energy Risk Management Policies at a total cost not to exceed $10 million for each year.

ACCEPTING MUNICIPAL SERVICES REVIEW MOTION / VOTE:

The City Council, on motion of Council Member Hansen, Mounce second, unanimously adopted Resolution No. 2007-235 accepting the Municipal Services Review for the City of Lodi and forwarding the document to the San Joaquin Local Agency Formation Commission for adoption.

ADOPTING BUILDING AND FIRE CODES MOTION / VOTE:

Following reading of titles of the ordinances listed below, having been introduced at a regular meeting held November 7, 2007, Council, on motion of Mayor Pro Tempore Mounce, Hansen second, waived reading of the ordinances in full and adopted and ordered them to print by the following vote:

Ayes: Council Members – Hansen, Hitchcock, Katzakian, Mounce, and Mayor Johnson

Noes: Council Members – None

Absent: Council Members – None

Abstain: Council Members – None

· Ordinance No. 1804 entitled, "An Ordinance of the Lodi City Council Adopting the ‘2007 California Building Code,’ Volumes 1 and 2; Thereby, Repealing and Re-Enacting Lodi Municipal Code Chapter 15.04 in its Entirety";

· Ordinance No. 1805 entitled, "An Ordinance of the Lodi City Council Adopting the ‘2007 California Mechanical Code’; Thereby, Repealing and Re-Enacting Lodi Municipal Code Chapter 15.08 in its Entirety";

· Ordinance No. 1806 entitled, "An Ordinance of the Lodi City Council Adopting the ‘2007 California Electrical Code’; Thereby, Repealing and Re-Enacting Lodi Municipal Code Chapter 15.16 in its Entirety";

· Ordinance No. 1807 entitled, "An Ordinance of the Lodi City Council Adopting the ‘2007 California Plumbing Code’; Thereby, Repealing and Reenacting Lodi Municipal Code Chapter 15.12 in its Entirety"; and

· Ordinance No. 1808 entitled, "An Ordinance Repealing and Reenacting Chapter 15.20 of Title 15 of the City of Lodi Municipal Code Regulating and Governing Fire Prevention and Adopting by Reference a Certain Code Known as the ‘California Fire Code, Title 24, California Code of Regulations, Part 9,’ Incorporating the 2006 Edition of the International Fire Code and the 2006 Edition of the International Fire Code Standards, as Adopted and Compiled by the International Code Council."

November 7, 2007 Regular Meeting

REALLOCATE CDBG FUNDS FOR AFFORDABLE HOUSING PROJECT MOTION / VOTE:

The City Council, on motion of Council Member Hansen, Mounce second, unanimously adopted Resolution No. 2007-218 approving the reallocation of $863,343.18 in available Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and HOME Program income for an affordable housing project.

MOTION / VOTE (joint action of the City Council and Public Improvement Corporation):

The City Council and Lodi Public Improvement Corporation, on motion of Council

Member/Director Hansen, Johnson second, adopted the following resolutions and further approved the use of a surety reserve:

· Resolution 2007-219 approving forms of an Installment Purchase Agreement, a Certificate Purchase Contract, a Preliminary Official Statement, a Continuing Disclosure Certificate, and an Escrow Agreement relating to Wastewater System Revenue Certificates of Participation, 2007 Series A; and approving and authorizing certain other matters relating thereto; and

· Resolution No. LPIC2007-01 approving the forms and authorizing the execution and delivery of an Installment Purchase Agreement and a Trust Agreement in connection with City of Lodi Wastewater System Revenue Certificates of Participation, 2007 Series A; and approving and authorizing certain other matters related thereto.

The motion carried by the following vote:

Ayes: Council Members/Directors – Hansen, Katzakian, Mounce, and Mayor/President Johnson

Noes: Council Members/Directors – Hitchcock

Absent: Council Members/Directors – None

REDEVELOPMENT SURVEY AREA MOTIONS / VOTES:

MOTION #1:

Mayor Pro Tempore Mounce made a motion to select Option B as the redevelopment survey area. The motion died for lack of a second.

MOTION #2 / VOTE:

The City Council, on motion of Mayor Johnson, Hansen second, selected Option A1 as the redevelopment survey area. The motion carried by the following vote:

Ayes: Council Members – Hansen, Katzakian, and Mayor Johnson

Noes: Council Members – Mounce

Absent: Council Members – None

Abstain: Council Members – Hitchcock

MOTION #3 / VOTE:

The City Council, on motion of Council Member Hansen, Mounce second, added Option A1(a) – Lodi Avenue corridor – to the redevelopment survey area. The motion carried by the following vote:

Ayes: Council Members – Hansen, Katzakian, Mounce, and Mayor Johnson

Noes: Council Members – None

Absent: Council Members – None

Abstain: Council Members – Hitchcock

MOTION #4 / VOTE:

The City Council, on motion of Mayor Johnson, Mounce second, added Option A1(b) – Lockeford Street area – to the redevelopment survey area. The motion carried by the following vote:

Ayes: Council Members – Hansen, Katzakian, Mounce, and Mayor Johnson

Noes: Council Members – None

Absent: Council Members – None

Abstain: Council Members – Hitchcock

MOTION #5:

NOTE: Due to a potential conflict of interest stemming from the location of his personal residence within the area of Option A1(c), Council Member Katzakian abstained from discussion and voting on this matter and vacated his seat at the dais at 9:58 p.m.

Mayor Pro Tempore Mounce made a motion to add Option A1(c) – northern area – to the redevelopment survey area.

DISCUSSION:

In response to Council Member Hansen, City Attorney Schwabauer stated that conflicting out both Council Members Hitchcock and Katzakian could have an adverse affect on future redevelopment-related actions as three votes would be required.

The motion died for lack of a second.

NOTE: Council Member Katzakian returned to his seat at 10:00 p.m.

MOTION #6 / VOTE:

The City Council, on motion of Council Member Hansen, Johnson second, added Option A1(d) –

industrial area – to the redevelopment survey area. The motion carried by the following vote:

Ayes: Council Members – Hansen, Katzakian, and Mayor Johnson

Noes: Council Members – Mounce

Absent: Council Members – None

Abstain: Council Members – Hitchcock

MOTION #7 / VOTE:

The City Council, on motion of Mayor Johnson, Hansen second, adopted Resolution No. 2007-220 designating the redevelopment survey area [as approved by the previous actions to include Options A1, A1(a), A1(b), and A1(d)] for study purposes and directing that the Planning Commission select a redevelopment project area from all or part of the survey area. The motion carried by the following vote:

Ayes: Council Members – Hansen, Katzakian, and Mayor Johnson

Noes: Council Members – Mounce

Absent: Council Members – None

Abstain: Council Members – Hitchcock

October 17, 2007 Regular Meeting

NEGOTIATE W/UPRR FOR AFFORDABLE HOUSING PROJ. PROPERTY MOTION / VOTE:

The City Council, on motion of Mayor Johnson, Mounce second, unanimously adopted Resolution No. 2007-206 authorizing the City Manager to enter into negotiations with Union Pacific Railroad for the acquisition of properties located at 232 North Washington Street, 242 Rush Street, and 420 East Lockeford Street as part of an affordable housing project.

SITE SELECTION FOR SURFACE WATER TREATMENT FACILITY MOTION/ VOTE:

The City Council, on motion of Mayor Pro Tempore Mounce, Hansen second, approved the staff recommendation of the vacant 13 acres at the west side of Lodi Lake for the preferred site selection with additional monetary value from the appraisal being dedicated to parks and recreation and approved the selection of membrane treatment technology for the Lodi Surface Water Treatment Facility. The motion carried by the following vote:

Ayes: Council Members – Hansen, Katzakian, Mounce, and Mayor Johnson

Noes: Council Members – Hitchcock

Absent: Council Members – None

DECLARE EMERGENCY FOR SEWER PIPELINE MOTION / VOTE:

The City Council, on motion of Council Member Hansen, Mounce second, unanimously adopted Resolution No. 2007-208 declaring local emergency for Domestic Outfall Sewer Pipeline; dispensing the City’s bidding requirements in accordance with LMC §3.20.070; and authorizing City Manager to negotiate change orders of up to $7,750,000 with Western Water Constructors, Inc., of Santa Rosa, for the emergency repair of the Domestic Outfall Sewer Pipeline.

PARTICIPATE IN CO. ENTERPRISE ZONE MOTION / VOTE:

The City Council, on motion of Mayor Pro Tempore Mounce, Hansen second, unanimously approved participation in the County Enterprise Zone efforts and directed staff to complete the application process as necessary.

October 3, 2007 Regular Meeting

AWARD BROKERAGE SERVICE TO SELL SURPLUS PROPERTY MOTION / VOTE:

The City Council, on motion of Council Member Hansen, Katzakian second, adopted Resolution No. 2007-195 awarding brokerage services to sell surplus City-owned real estate properties to Coldwell Banker Commercial, Duncan Company, Inc., of Woodbridge, by the following vote:

Ayes: Council Members – Hansen, Hitchcock, Katzakian, and Mounce

Noes: Council Members – None

Absent: Council Members – None

Abstain: Council Members – Mayor Johnson

AGREEMENT W/PAM DEVELOPMENT FOR SENIOR HOUSING PROJECT MOTION/ VOTE:

The City Council, on motion of Council Member Hansen, Hitchcock second, adopted Resolution No. 2007-198 authorizing the City Manager to execute an exclusive feasibility study period agreement with PAM Development, Inc. for Railroad Avenue senior housing project with the addendums as provided by the City Attorney. The motion carried by the following vote:

Ayes: Council Members – Hansen, Hitchcock, Katzakian, and Mayor Johnson

Noes: Council Members – Mounce

Absent: Council Members – None

CALIFORNIA SOLAR INITIATIVE SURCHARGE MOTION / VOTE:

Following reading of title of Ordinance 1802 entitled, "An Ordinance of the City Council of the City of Lodi Amending Lodi Municipal Code Title 13 – Public Services – Adding Section 13.20.185, ‘Section CSS – California Solar Initiative Surcharge,’" having been introduced at a regular meeting held September 19, 2007, Council, on motion of Mayor Johnson, Hansen second, waived reading of the ordinance in full and adopted and ordered it to print by the following vote:

Ayes: Council Members – Hansen, Hitchcock, Katzakian, and Mayor Johnson

Noes: Council Members – Mounce

Absent: Council Members – None

CONNECTIONS OUTSIDE CITY MOTION / VOTE:

Following reading of title of Ordinance 1803 entitled, "An Ordinance of the City Council of the City of Lodi Amending Lodi Municipal Code Title 13 – Public Services – Chapter 13.12, ‘Sewer Service,’ by Repealing and Reenacting Section 13.12.150 Relating to Connections Outside City," having been introduced at a regular meeting held September 19, 2007, Council, on motion of Mayor Pro Tempore Mounce, Katzakian second, waived reading of the ordinance in full and adopted and ordered it to print by the following vote:

Ayes: Council Members – Hansen, Katzakian, Mounce, and Mayor Johnson

Noes: Council Members – Hitchcock

Absent: Council Members – None

September 19, 2007 Regular Meeting

CONTRACT WITH BARTLAM FOR GP UPDATE MOTION / VOTE:

The City Council, on motion of Council Member Hansen, Katzakian second, adopted Resolution No. 2007-190 appropriating funds and authorizing the City Manager to enter into a contract with Rad Bartlam to provide General Plan project management services for a total cost $78,400 for two years. The motion carried by the following vote:

Ayes: Council Members – Hansen, Katzakian, Mounce, and Mayor Johnson

Noes: Council Members – Hitchcock

Absent: Council Members – None

AGREEMENT RE: COMBUBUSTION TURBINE PROJECT NO. 1 MOTION / VOTE:

The City Council, on motion of Council Member Hansen, Mounce second, unanimously adopted Resolution No. 2007-192 authorizing execution of agreement for layoff and sale relating to Combustion Turbine Project Number One.

WORK PLAN FOR COMBINATION OF HSS & PARKS AND RECREATION MOTION / VOTE:

The City Council, on motion of Mayor Johnson, Hansen second, unanimously adopted Resolution No. 2007-193 approving the Work Plan for the combination

UTILITY RATES RE: MOBILE HOME PARK SERVICE MOTION / VOTE:

Following reading of the title of Ordinance No. 1801 entitled, "An Ordinance of the Lodi City Council Amending Chapter 13.20, ‘Electrical Service,’ by Repealing and Reenacting Section 13.20.210, ‘Schedule EM,’ Relating to Mobile Home Park Service Rates," having been introduced at a regular meeting of the Lodi City Council held September 5, 2007, the City Council, on motion of Mayor Pro Tempore Mounce, Hansen second, waived reading of the ordinance in full and adopted and ordered it to print by the following vote:

Ayes: Council Members – Hansen, Hitchcock, Katzakian, Mounce, and Mayor Johnson

Noes: Council Members – None

Absent: Council Members – None

September 5, 2007 Regular Meeting

RFP FOR ROGET PARK JOINT DEVELOPMENT PROJECT MOTION / VOTE:

The City Council, on motion of Council Member Hansen, Mounce second, approved the request for proposals for Roget Park Joint Development Project. The motion carried by the following vote:

Ayes: Council Members – Hansen, Katzakian, Mounce, and Mayor Johnson

Noes: Council Members – Hitchcock

Absent: Council Members – None

WSWPCF FINANCING PLAN MOTION / VOTE:

The City Council, on motion of Council Member Hansen, Hitchcock second, unanimously received the White Slough Water Pollution Control Facility Capital Improvement Project update and authorized the City Manager to effectuate the financing plan for the project.

FREEWAY COMMERCIAL OVERLAY ZONE CLASSIFICATION MOTION / VOTE:

The City Council, on motion of Mayor Pro Tempore Mounce, Johnson second, directed staff to prepare a draft amendment to the Lodi Municipal Code that will add a Freeway Commercial Overlay Zone classification. The motion carried by the following vote:

Ayes: Council Members – Hansen, Katzakian, Mounce, and Mayor Johnson

Noes: Council Members – Hitchcock

Absent: Council Members – None

RESPONSE TO GRAND JURY RE; EMS MOTION / VOTE:

The City Council, on motion of Mayor Johnson, Hitchcock second, unanimously authorized response to San Joaquin County Grand Jury regarding its investigation of the request for proposal process used by San Joaquin County Emergency Medical Services.

August 1, 2007 Regular Meeting

WEIGHT LIMIT/COMMERCIAL VEHICLE RESTRICTIONS MOTION / VOTE:

The City Council, on motion of Council Member Hitchcock, Mounce second, unanimously adopted Resolution No. 2007-158, as amended by City Attorney Schwabauer, amending Traffic Resolution No. 97-148, Weight Limit/Commercial Vehicle Restrictions, by adding Guild Avenue, Victor Road, and Turner Road to the list of approved truck access routes.

MOU WITH LODI POLICE MID-MANAGEMENT ORGANIZATION MOTION / VOTE:

The City Council, on motion of Mayor Pro Tempore Mounce, Hansen second, adopted Resolution No. 2007-159 amending Memorandum of Understanding between the City of Lodi and the Lodi Police Mid-Management Organization for the period of July 1, 2007 through September 30, 2011.

The motion carried by the following vote:

Ayes: Council Members – Hansen, Katzakian, Mounce, and Mayor Johnson

Noes: Council Members – Hitchcock

Absent: Council Members – None

July 19, 2007 Special Joint Meeting w/RDA

AGREEMENTS RELATED TO REDEVELOPMENT PROJECT AREA MOTION / VOTE:

The Redevelopment Agency, on motion of Chairperson Johnson, Hansen second, adopted Resolution No. RDA2007-02 authorizing the City Manager/Executive Director to execute the following professional service agreements for the purpose of conducting various tasks related to forming a Redevelopment Project Area.

  • Fraser & Associates – tasks related to financial analysis and feasibility (not to exceed $40,500);
  • Stradling Yocca Carlson & Rauth – special legal counsel (not to exceed $37,750); and
  • GRC Consultants – Environmental Impact Report, preparation of reports and documents, and conditions analysis (not to exceed $177,000).

The motion carried by the following vote:

Ayes: Members – Hansen, Katzakian, Mounce, Johnson

Noes: Members – None

Absent: Members – Hitchcock

July 18, 2007 Regular Meeting

PROMISSORY NOTE PAYABLE TO JAMES E. DEAN MOTION / VOTE:

The City Council, on motion of Mayor Johnson, Katzakian second, adopted Resolution No. 2007-143 approving the execution by the City Manager of a $245,000 promissory note payable to James E. Dean as surviving trustee of the James E. Dean Family Trust with interest of 6% and interest only payments to be made on a quarterly basis. The motion carried by the following vote:

Ayes: Council Members – Hansen, Katzakian, and Mayor Johnson

Noes: Council Members – Mounce

Absent: Council Members – Hitchcock

VENDING ON STREETS, SIDEWALKS, AND PRIVATE PROPERTY MOTION / VOTE:

The City Council, on motion of Mayor Pro Tem Mounce, Hansen second, introduced, with the amended language of Section 9, Ordinance No. 1800 amending Lodi Municipal Code Title 9 – Public Peace, Morals, and Welfare – Chapter 9.18, “Vending on Streets and Sidewalks,” by repealing and reenacting Chapter 9.18, “Vending on Streets, Sidewalks, and Private Property.”

The motion carried by the following vote:

Ayes: Council Members – Hansen, Katzakian, Mounce, and Mayor Johnson

Noes: Council Members – None

Absent: Council Members – Hitchcock

DOWNTOWN HOTEL AGREEMENT WITH RUSS MUNSON MOTION / VOTE:

The City Council, on motion of Council Member Hansen, Mounce second, adopted Resolution No. 2007-146 authorizing the City Manager to execute a Downtown Hotel Exclusive Exploration Period Agreement with Russ Munson. The motion carried by the following vote:

Ayes: Council Members – Hansen, Katzakian, Mounce, and Mayor Johnson

Noes: Council Members – None

Absent: Council Members – Hitchcock

June 20, 2007 Regular Meeting

RENEW LINE OF CREDIT WITH F&M BANK MOTION / VOTE:

The City Council, on motion of Mayor Pro Tempore Mounce, Johnson second, adopted

Resolution No. 2007-122 renewing line of credit with Farmers and Merchants Bank in the amount of $3,000,000, at no cost to the City of Lodi, for the Lodi Electric Utility through June 30, 2008.

The motion carried by the following vote:

Ayes: Council Members – Katzakian, Mounce, and Mayor Johnson

Noes: Council Members – None

Absent: Council Members – Hansen and Hitchcock

June 6, 2007 Regular Meeting

APPROVE EXTENSION OF LEASE OF MAPLE SQUARE MOTION / VOTE:

The City Council, on motion of Mayor Pro Tempore Mounce, Hitchcock second, adopted Resolution No. 2007-111 approving a one-year extension of lease of Maple Square, 2 East Lodi Avenue, for the period of July 1, 2007 to June 30, 2008, to Alcoholics Anonymous. The motion carried by the following vote:

Ayes: Council Members – Hitchcock, Hansen, Katzakian, and Mounce

Noes: Council Members – Mayor Johnson

Absent: Council Members – None

ADJUST CPI-BASED WATER AND WASTEWATER RATES MOTION / VOTE:

The City Council, on motion of Council Member Hansen, Hitchcock second, adopted Resolution No. 2007-113 adjusting the Consumer Price Index-based water and wastewater rates. The motion carried by the following vote:

Ayes: Council Members – Hitchcock, Hansen, Katzakian, and Mayor Johnson

Noes: Council Members – Mounce

Absent: Council Members – None

ANIMAL SHELTER TASK FORCE MOTION / VOTE:

The City Council, on motion of Mayor Pro Tempore Mounce, Johnson second, directed staff to return to Council with appropriate action to dissolve the Animal Shelter Task Force and create the Lodi Animal Shelter Advisory Commission to include information pertaining to membership, terms, meetings, purpose, etc. The motion carried by the following vote:

Ayes: Council Members – Hansen, Katzakian, Mounce, and Mayor Johnson

Noes: Council Members – Hitchcock

Absent: Council Members – None

EXPENDITURE TOWARD DART MOTION / VOTE:

The City Council, on motion of Council Member Hansen, Mounce second, authorized expenditure of $500 toward DART, contingent upon the County providing financial support for the project first and receipt of an accounting of the funds. The motion carried by the following vote:

Ayes: Council Members – Hansen, Hitchcock, Katzakian, and Mounce

Noes: Council Members – Mayor Johnson

Absent: Council Members – None

EXPENDITURE TO ESTABLISH THE ANGEL CAPITAL FUND MOTION / VOTE:

The City Council, on motion of Council Member Hansen, Katzakian second, authorized the expenditure of $10,000 as financial support to establish the Angel Capital Fund. The motion carried by the following vote:

Ayes: Council Members – Hansen, Katzakian, and Mayor Johnson

Noes: Council Members – Hitchcock and Mounce

Absent: Council Members – None

May 30, 2007 Special Joint Meeting w/RDA

BUDGET ADOPTION MOTION #1 / VOTE:

The City Council, on motion of Council Member Hansen, Hitchcock second, eliminated the frozen/mandatory vacancies program by the following vote:

Ayes: Council Members – Hansen, Hitchcock, Mounce, and Mayor Johnson

Noes: Council Members – Katzakian

Absent: Council Members – None

MOTION #2 / VOTE:

The City Council, on motion of Mayor Johnson, Hansen second, unanimously adopted Resolution No. 2007-94 adopting the fiscal year 2007-08 Operating and Capital Improvement Budget and further approving the fiscal year 2007-08 Appropriations Spending Limit.

MOTION #3 / VOTE:

The City of Lodi Redevelopment Agency, on motion of Chairperson Johnson, Hansen second, adopted Resolution No. RDA2007-01 appropriating $300,000 for the community Redevelopment Agency as part of the fiscal year 2007-08 Operating and Capital Improvement Budget. The motion carried by the following vote:

Ayes: Agency Members – Hansen, Hitchcock, Katzakian, and Chairperson Johnson

Noes: Agency Members – Mounce

Absent: Agency Members – None

MOTION #4 / VOTE:

The City Council, on motion of Council Member Hansen, Mounce second, unanimously

authorized the reorganization of the Code Enforcement Division from the Community

Development Department to the Police Department.

MOTION #5 / VOTE:

The City Council, on motion of Council Member Hansen, Mounce second, unanimously approved the proposed Library capital improvements as recommended by the City Manager.

MOTION #6 / VOTE:

The City Council, on motion of Mayor Johnson, Hansen second, unanimously authorized staff to pursue options for consolidating Parks and Recreation Department and Hutchins Street Square.

May 16, 2007 Regular Meeting

ORDINANCE RE: MOBILE HOME PARK SERVICE RATES MOTION / VOTE:

The City Council, on motion of Council Member Hitchcock, Johnson second, unanimously introduced Ordinance No. 1798 amending Chapter 13.20, “Electrical Service,” by amending §13.20.210, Schedule EM (Mobile Home Park Service), to become effective July 6, 2007, or as soon thereafter as practicable under state law, with the proposed language revisions outlined by the City Attorney.

ORDINANCE RE: ENERGY COST ADJUSTMENT MOTION / VOTE:

The City Council, on motion of Council Member Hitchcock, Johnson second, introduced Ordinance No. 1799 amending Chapter 13.20, “Electrical Service,” by replacing §13.20.175, Schedule MCA (Market Cost Adjustment) with Schedule ECA (Energy Cost Adjustment), to become effective July 6, 2007, or as soon thereafter as practicable by state law, with periodic review by the Budget and Finance Committee and quarterly review by the City Council. The motion carried by the following vote:

Ayes: Council Members – Hansen, Hitchcock, Katzakian, and Mayor Johnson

Noes: Council Members – None

Absent: Council Members – Mounce

CONTROL POINT FOR EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT & COLA MOTION #1 / VOTE:

The City Council, on motion of Council Member Hansen, Johnson second, adopted Resolution No. 2007-91 approving control point adjustments for Executive Management, as detailed below, and approving a 4% COLA for the positions of Police Chief, Public Works Director, and Fire Chief. The motion carried by the following vote:

Ayes: Council Members – Hansen, Katzakian, and Mayor Johnson

Noes: Council Members – Hitchcock

Absent: Council Members – Mounce

Proposed Annual
Control Point High Point
Police Chief 124,376 137,118
Fire Chief 117,387 129,418
Public Works Director 119,933 132,226
Community Center Director 95,609 105,419
Community Development Director 118,173 133,006
Deputy City Manager 112,769 124,338
Electric Utility Director 132,662 160,716
Parks and Recreation Director 117,112 129,106

MOTION #2 / VOTE:

The City Council, on motion of Council Member Hansen, Johnson second, adopted Resolution No. 2007-92 approving a 4% COLA for unrepresented mid-management employees (i.e. Deputy City Attorney, Finance Division Manager, Budget Division Manager, and Management Analysts I and II in the Human Resources-Risk Management Division). The motion carried by the following vote:

Ayes: Council Members – Hansen, Hitchcock, Katzakian, and Mayor Johnson

Noes: Council Members – None

Absent: Council Members – Mounce

SALARY ADJUSTMENTS FOR CITY ENGINEER & PW DIRECTOR MOTION / VOTE:

The City Council, on motion of Council Member Hansen, Katzakian second, adopted Resolution No. 2007-93 approving reclassification and salary adjustment for City Engineer (salary range: $8,629 to $10,488) and equity pay adjustment for Public Works Director (control point: $10,517 and high point: $11,427). The motion carried by the following vote:

Ayes: Council Members – Hansen, Katzakian, and Mayor Johnson

Noes: Council Members – Hitchcock

Absent: Council Members – Mounce

May 2, 2007 Regular Meeting

AGREEMENT FOR FINANCE DEPARTMENT RELOCATION MOTION / VOTE:

The City Council, on motion of Council Member Hitchcock, Hansen second, adopted Resolution No. 2007-77 authorizing the City Manager to execute a professional services agreement with Wenell Mattheis Bowe for Finance Department relocation in the amount of $82,000. The motion carried by the following vote:

Ayes: Council Members – Hansen, Hitchcock, Katzakian, and Mounce

Noes: Council Members – Mayor Johnson

Absent: Council Members – None

TIMELINE FOR ACCELERATED WATER METER RETROFIT POLICY MOTION / VOTE:

The City Council, on motion of Council Member Hansen, Hitchcock second, approved staff’s recommendation and timeline for the accelerated Water Meter Retrofit Policy by the following vote:

Ayes: Council Members – Hansen, Hitchcock, Katzakian, and Mayor Johnson

Noes: Council Members – Mounce

Absent: Council Members – None

ADJUSTMENTS TO CM AND CA EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENTS MOTION #1 / VOTE:

The City Council, on motion of Mayor Johnson, Hansen second, adopted Resolution No. 2007-80 approving a salary increase for the City Manager of $160,000 per year. The motion carried by the following vote:

Ayes: Council Members – Hansen, Hitchcock, Katzakian, and Mayor Johnson

Noes: Council Members – Mounce

Absent: Council Members – None

MOTION #2 / VOTE:

The City Council, on motion of Mayor Johnson, Mounce second, unanimously adopted Resolution No. 2007-81 approving a salary increase for the City Attorney of $140,000 per year.

ELECTION RESULTS & ORDINANCE LEVYING TAX IN CFD MOTION #1 / VOTE:

The City Council, on motion of Mayor Pro Tempore Mounce, Hansen second, unanimously adopted Resolution No. 2007-82 declaring the results of the special election held on April 11, 2007, in Community Facilities District No. 2007-1 (Public Services).

MOTION #2 / VOTE:

The City Council, on motion of Mayor Pro Tempore Mounce, Hansen second, unanimously introduced Ordinance No. 1797 levying and apportioning the special tax in Community Facilities District No. 2007-1 (Public Services).

April 18, 2007 Regular Meeting

CONTRACT FOR DELTA COLLEGE MOTION / VOTE:

The City Council, on motion of Council Member Hansen, Johnson second, approved the contract to provide management services to Delta College for the preparation of an Environmental Impact Report for the Delta College Lodi Campus. The motion carried by the following vote:

Ayes: Council Members – Hansen, Katzakian, and Mayor Johnson

Noes: Council Members – Hitchcock and Mounce

Absent: Council Members – None

CARDROOM APPEAL MOTION / VOTE:

The City Council, on motion of Mayor Johnson, Mounce second, adopted Resolution No. 2007-71 denying the appeal from Kenneth R. Owen regarding the Planning Commission’s approval of a Conditional Use Permit for Wine Country Casino and Restaurant located at 1800 South Cherokee Lane and further directed that the following two conditions be incorporated into the Conditional Use Permit: 1) limit the hours of operation to 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 a.m., Monday through Sunday; and 2) prohibit the use of the word “casino” in all signage. The motion carried by the following vote:

Ayes: Council Members – Hansen, Katzakian, Mounce, and Mayor Johnson

Noes: Council Members – Hitchcock

Absent: Council Members – None

April 10, 2007 Special Meeting

WSWPCF PHASE 3 PROJECT MOTION/ VOTE:

The City Council, on motion of Council Member Hansen, Mayor Johnson second, adopted Resolution No. 2007-67 certifying the Negative Declaration and authorizing the City Manager to execute the following contracts for the White Slough Water Pollution Control Facility Phase 3 Improvements Project (for a total amount of $17,543,774 for the contracts) and to adjust existing appropriations for a total project cost of $20,600,000 (NOTE: The appropriation adjustments include closing completed engineering tasks and projects with no net increase in appropriations):

  • Construction contract – Western Water Constructors, Inc., of Santa Rosa ($16,387,000);
  • Testing and inspection contract – Krazan & Associates, of Modesto ($354,320);
  • Environmental survey – LSA & Associates, of Rocklin ($2,000); and
  • Construction administration services contract – West Yost & Associates ($800,454).

The above motion carried by the following vote:

Ayes: Council Members – Hansen, Hitchcock, Katzakian, and Mayor Johnson

Noes: Council Members – None

Absent: Council Members – Mounce

April 4, 2007 Regular Meeting

SURFACE WATER FACILITY MOTION / VOTE:

The City Council, on motion of Mayor Johnson, Katzakian second, unanimously adopted Resolution No. 2007-56 awarding the contract to HDR, Inc., of Folsom, for surface water treatment facility conceptual design and feasibility evaluation for water supply and transmission system in the amount of $400,000 and authorizing the City Manager to execute the contract.

DEVELOPMENT CODE UPDATE MOTION:

Council Member Hansen made a motion, Mounce second, to approve the new Development Code Update Plan and adopt Resolution No. 2007-57 authorizing the City Manager to enter into a contract with Jacobson & Wack in the amount of up to $55,000 for contract services related to the completion of the Development Code update.

DISCUSSION:

Mayor Pro Tempore Mounce stated she believed the proposed development code will help address issues in the aging parts of the City.

VOTE:

The above motion carried by the following vote:

Ayes: Council Members – Hansen, Katzakian, Mounce, and Mayor Johnson

Noes: Council Members – Hitchcock

Absent: Council Members – None

ESTABLISHING CDF MOTION / VOTE:

The City Council, on motion of Council Member Hansen, Mounce second, unanimously adopted Resolution No. 2007-59 establishing Community Facilities District No. 2007-1 (Public Services) and calling an election for April 11, 2007, for the purpose of submitting the levy of the special tax and the establishment of an appropriations limit to the qualified electors of the proposed Community Facilities District.

GINI AND LMH PROJECTS MOTION #1 / VOTE:

The City Council, on motion of Mayor Pro Tempore Mounce, Hansen second, unanimously adopted Resolution No. 2007-61 certifying Negative Declaration 06-03 as adequate environmental documentation for the Gini Project General Plan amendment and rezone.

MOTION #2 / VOTE:

The City Council, on motion of Council Member Hitchcock, Hansen second, adopted Resolution No. 2007-62 certifying Negative Declaration 06-04 as adequate environmental documentation for the Lodi Memorial Hospital Project General Plan amendment and rezone. The motion carried by the following vote:

Ayes: Council Members – Hansen, Hitchcock, Katzakian, and Mounce

Noes: Council Members – None

Absent: Council Members – None

Abstain: Council Members – Mayor Johnson

MOTION #3 / VOTE:

The City Council adopted Resolution No. 2007-63 by the following motions/votes:

  • On motion of Mayor Pro Tempore Mounce, Hansen second, unanimously amended the Land Use Element of the Lodi General Plan by redesignating 1333 and 1325 South Central Avenue from Eastside Residential to General Commercial (Gini Project); and

  • On motion of Council Member Hitchcock, Hansen second, amended the Land Use Element of the Lodi General Plan by redesignating 1201, 1139, 1133, 1127, 1121, and 1115 West Cardinal Street from Low Density Residential to Office (Lodi Memorial Hospital Project)

by the following vote:

Ayes: Council Members – Hansen, Hitchcock, Katzakian, and Mounce

Noes: Council Members – None

Absent: Council Members – None

Abstain: Council Members – Mayor Johnson

MOTION #4 / VOTE:

The City Council, on motion of Mayor Pro Tempore Mounce, Katzakian second, unanimously introduced Ordinance No. 1795 amending the Official District Map of the City of Lodi and thereby rezoning 1325 and 1333 South Central Avenue (APN 047-270-11 and 047-270-12) from RE-1, Single Family Residential Eastside, to C-2, General Commercial, for the Gini Project.

MOTION #5 / VOTE:

The City Council, on motion of Council Member Hitchcock, Hansen second, introduced Ordinance No. 1796 amending the Official District Map of the City of Lodi and thereby rezoning 975, 999, and 1031 South Fairmont Street; 1200 West Vine Street; and 1201, 1139, 1133, 1127, 1121, and 1115 West Cardinal Street from R-C-P, Residential-Commercial-Professional Office, and R-2, Residence District, to PD, Planned Development, for the Lodi Memorial Hospital Project. The motion carried by the following vote:

Ayes: Council Members – Hansen, Hitchcock, Katzakian, and Mounce

Noes: Council Members – None

Absent: Council Members – None

Abstain: Council Members – Mayor Johnson

MOTION #6 / VOTE:

The City Council, on motion of Council Member Hitchcock, Mounce second, adopted Resolution No. 2007-64 approving the Lodi Memorial Hospital Project Development Plan. The motion carried by the following vote:

Ayes: Council Members – Hansen, Hitchcock, Katzakian, and Mounce

Noes: Council Members – None

Absent: Council Members – None

Abstain: Council Members – Mayor Johnson

FLAG CITY WASTEWATER SERVICES MOTION / VOTE:

The City Council, on motion of Council Member Hansen, Katzakian second, adopted Resolution No. 2007-65 authorizing the City Manager to execute an MOU with San Joaquin County, including terminology for design standards, for provision of domestic wastewater treatment services for County Service Area 31 (Flag City). The motion carried by the following vote:

Ayes: Council Members – Hansen, Katzakian, and Mayor Johnson

Noes: Council Members – Hitchcock and Mounce

Absent: Council Members – None

FOURTH OF JULY MOTION / VOTE:

The City Council, on motion of Mayor Johnson, Mounce second, unanimously adopted Resolution No. 2007-66 approving a one-year contract with Pyro Spectaculars, Inc., for 2007 Fourth of July fireworks display, in the amount of $22,000, and approved the proposed venue location of the undeveloped 13-acre area west of Lodi Lake.

March 21, 2007 Regular Meeting

WESTSIDE ANNEXATION MOTION #1:

Council Member Hitchcock made a motion, Katzakian second, to adopt Resolution No. 2007-48 certifying the final Lodi Annexation EIR (EIR-05-01), adopting Findings and Statement of Overriding Considerations, and adopting the Mitigation Monitoring and Reporting Program for the Westside Annexation Project.

DISCUSSION:

Mayor Pro Tempore Mounce stated she could not support the motion without the buffer requirement.

VOTE:

The above motion carried by the following vote:

Ayes: Council Members – Hitchcock, Katzakian, and Mayor Johnson

Noes: Council Members – Mounce

Absent: Council Members – None

Abstain: Council Members – Hansen

MOTION #2 / VOTE:

The City Council, on motion of Council Member Hitchcock, Katzakian second, adopted the following resolutions:

  • Resolution No. 2007-49 approving and forwarding to LAFCO for action the request of Tom Doucette, FCB, for an annexation of 151 acres of land into the corporate limits of the City of Lodi (Westside Project);
  • Resolution No. 2007-50 approving the request of Tom Doucette, FCB, for an amendment to the Bicycle Transportation Master Plan to implement the Westside Project; and
  • Resolution No. 2007-51 approving the request of Tom Doucette, FCB, for an amendment to the conceptual Land Use/Circulation Plan of the Westside Facilities Master Plan.

The motion carried by the following vote:

Ayes: Council Members – Hitchcock, Katzakian, and Mayor Johnson

Noes: Council Members – Mounce

Absent: Council Members – None

Abstain: Council Members – Hansen

MOTION #3 / VOTE:

The City Council, on motion of Council Member Hitchcock, Johnson second, introduced Ordinance No. 1793 approving the request of Tom Doucette, FCB, for pre-zoning to PD (Planned Development) on 151 acres (Westside Project). The motion carried by the following vote:

Ayes: Council Members – Hitchcock, Katzakian, and Mayor Johnson

Noes: Council Members – Mounce

Absent: Council Members – None

Abstain: Council Members – Hansen

MOTION #4 / VOTE:

The City Council, on motion of Council Member Hitchcock, Mounce second, introduced Ordinance No. 1794 adopting a Development Agreement pertaining to the development of 151 acres located on the west side of Lower Sacramento Road between the Woodbridge Irrigation District canal and Vine Street (Westside Project) (Development Agreement GM-05-002). The motion carried by the following vote:

Ayes: Council Members – Hitchcock, Katzakian, Mounce, and Mayor Johnson

Noes: Council Members – None

Absent: Council Members – None

Abstain: Council Members – Hansen

SOLID WASTE RATES MOTION / VOTE:

The City Council, on motion of Council Member Hitchcock, Mounce second, unanimously adopted Resolution No. 2007-53 approving new rates for solid waste collection.

REVISED CDBG AND HOME FUNDS MOTION / VOTE:

The City Council, on motion of Council Member Hitchcock, Mounce second, unanimously repealed Resolution 2007-40 and adopted Resolution No. 2007-54 approving the revised distribution of the 2007-08 Federal allocation of Community Development Block Grant and HOME Program funds and the reallocation of available funds from previous program years.

March 7, 2007 Regular Meeting

RODEMS AGREEMENT MOTION / VOTE:

The City Council, on motion of Council Member Hansen, Johnson second, adopted Resolution No. 2007-38 ratifying the employment agreement entered into between City Manager Blair King and Community Center Director James Rodems. The motion carried by the following vote:

Ayes: Council Members – Hansen, Hitchcock, Katzakian, and Mayor Johnson

Noes: Council Members – Mounce

Absent: Council Members – None

CDBG AND HOME FUNDS MOTION / VOTE:

The City Council, on motion by Council Member Hansen, Mounce second, unanimously adopted Resolution No. 2007-40 allocating $263,275 in HOME funds and $100,000 in CDBG funds to the LOEL Center, with the understanding that the LOEL Center provides the remainder of the originally requested funds within the current year as leveraging funds, and $38,654 in CDBG funds to the Salvation Army, thereby reducing the handicap ramp retrofit allocation to $54,339, and approving the remainder of the CDBG and HOME program allocations as recommended by staff.

LODI PROJECT MOTION / VOTE:

The City Council, on motion of Council Member Hansen, Hitchcock second, unanimously adopted Resolution No. 2007-41 authorizing the City Manager to execute a Member Agreement (Second Phase) with the Northern California Power Agency for financing the planning and development activities of the new Lodi Project, in the amount of $1,928,605, to examine the feasibility of the development of a 255 megawatt natural gas-fired power plant to be located at Lodi’s steam injected turbine site at White Slough.

February 21, 2007 Regular Meeting

ROGET PARK MOTION / VOTE:

The City Council, on motion of Mayor Pro Tempore Mounce, Hansen second, unanimously directed staff to move forward with Concept D, with the exception of blending Concept B by removing three lots for park development instead of residential development, with an Option 2 approach for the other land to allow for multiple housing options to be presented by potential developers.

ESTABLISH CFD MOTION / VOTE:

The City Council, on motion of Council Member Hansen, Hitchcock second, unanimously adopted Resolution No. 2007-33 adopting local goals and policies, declaring intention to establish Community Facilities District No. 2007-1 (Public Services) and to levy a special tax therein, and setting public hearing for April 4, 2007, to receive public input and to act to form the district.

AFFORDABLE HOUSING REVIEW COMMITTEE MOTION / VOTE:

The City Council, on motion of Council Member Hitchcock, Hansen second, unanimously established an Ad Hoc Council Committee for the purpose of reviewing the Railroad Avenue Affordable Housing Project proposals, selected Council Member Hansen and Mayor Pro Tempore Mounce to serve on the Committee, and further directed that the Committee include a representative from the Planning Commission and Lodi Improvement Committee.

February 7, 2007 Regular Meeting

CDBG CONSULTANT MOTION:

Council Member Hansen made a motion, Mounce second, to adopt Resolution No. 2007-20 authorizing the City Manager to execute a contract for professional services to Pacific Municipal Consultants for CDBG Program administration services.

DISCUSSION:

Council Member Hitchcock stated she would not support the motion based on her concerns that the services were provided in-house and a need to review the entire budget when filling positions.

In response to Mayor Johnson, Mr. Hatch stated a CDBG program administrator can be home grown over the course of time after a full recruitment, but the biggest challenge seems to be that a full-time person is not needed.

Council Member Hansen stated that due to previous difficulties with administering the program, he will continue to support the motion.

In response to Council Member Hitchcock, Mr. Hatch stated Mr. Wood was working on the CDBG program and will continue to supervise the consultant. Mr. Hatch stated Mr. Wood continues to have a heavy workload and expertise in the area is needed.

In response to Mayor Johnson, Mr. Hatch stated the CDBG program administration costs, including the consultant fees, are covered by CDBG funds.

Mayor Pro Tempore Mounce thanked staff for bringing the matter forward quickly in light of the auditor’s concerns regarding the same.

VOTE:

The above motion carried by the following vote:

Ayes: Council Members – Hansen, Katzakian, Mounce, and Mayor Johnson

Noes: Council Members – Hitchcock

Absent: Council Members – None

FINANCIAL ADVISORY SERVICES MOTION / VOTE:

The City Council, on motion of Council Member Hansen, Hitchcock second, unanimously appointed two firms (Lamont Services, Inc. and Fieldman Rolapp and Co.) to provide various financial advisory services related to the issuance of debt and other financial activities for the City of Lodi.

TERMINATION OF SWAP MOTION / VOTE:

The City Council, on motion of Council Member Hitchcock, Hansen second, unanimously adopted Resolution No. 2007-21 repealing Resolution No. 2006-219 and authorizing the City Manager to execute a termination of the 2003 Swap Agreements at the time market conditions are deemed favorable at a cost not to exceed $150,000.

TRANSMISSION & SUBSTATION CHARGE MOTION / VOTE:

The City Council, on motion of Mayor Pro Tempore Mounce, Hansen second, unanimously adopted Resolution No. 2007-22 amending the Electric Utility Department Rules and Regulations No. 15 to assess a Transmission and Substation System Charge on new developments outside existing City limits as of August 1, 2006.

SJC MULTI-SPECIES HABITAT FEE MOTION:

Council Member Hansen made a motion, Mounce second, to adopt Resolution No. 2007-23 amending the San Joaquin County Multi-Species Habitat Conservation and Open Space Plan development fees.

DISCUSSION:

Council Member Hansen stated much work and analyzing was done to arrive at the $13,000 amount and stated he would support the same.

Council Member Hitchcock stated she would reluctantly support the motion because she anticipates significant increases at a later date.

VOTE:

The above motion carried by a unanimous vote.

MID-YEAR BUDGET ADJUSTMENTS MOTION #1 / VOTE:

The City Council, on motion of Mayor Johnson, Hansen second, unanimously voted to not approve the budget increase in connection with the low-income discounts.

MOTION #2 / VOTE:

The City Council, on motion of Council Member Hitchcock, Hansen second, voted to approve the arts grant as submitted. The motion carried by the following vote:

Ayes: Council Members – Hansen, Hitchcock, Katzakian, and Mayor Johnson

Noes: Council Members – Mounce

Absent: Council Members – None

MOTION #3:

Council Member Hansen made a motion, Johnson second, to approve the proposed permit technician position in the Community Development Department.

DISCUSSION:

Council Member Hitchcock stated she would not be supporting the position because she would like to see the entire picture for vacant positions as a part of the budget.

VOTE:

The above motion carried by the following vote:

Ayes: Council Members – Hansen, Katzakian, and Mayor Johnson

Noes: Council Members – Hitchcock and Mounce

Absent: Council Members – None

MOTION #4 / VOTE:

The City Council, on motion of Council Member Hitchcock, Hansen second, unanimously approved the reallocation of transfers as submitted.

MOTION #5 / VOTE:

The City Council, on motion of Mayor Johnson, Katzakian second, adopted Resolution No. 2007-24 revising the adopted 2006-07 Operating and Capital Improvement Budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2006 and ending June 30, 2007, incorporating the four actions taken above. The motion carried by the following vote:

Ayes: Council Members – Hansen, Hitchcock, Katzakian, and Mayor Johnson

Noes: Council Members – Mounce

Absent: Council Members – None

EU FUND PAYMENT FORMULA MOTION / VOTE:

The City Council, on motion of Council Member Hansen, Mounce second, unanimously adopted Resolution No. 2007-25 reducing the electric utility fund payment in-lieu of taxes amount as previously established at 12% to an amount established by formula.

PROJECT OPPORTUNITY MOTION #1 / VOTE:

The City Council, on motion of Council Member Hansen, Mounce second, unanimously directed staff to seek real estate appraisals for 1119 to 1120 Awani Drive (3.65 acres).

MOTION #2 / VOTE:

The City Council, on motion of Mayor Johnson, Hansen second, unanimously directed staff to seek real estate appraisals for 217 East Lockeford Street (1.36 acres).

MOTION #3 / VOTE:

The City Council, on motion of Council Member Hansen, Mounce second, unanimously directed staff to seek real estate appraisals for Century Boulevard right-of-way/west of Stockton Street (3.06 acres).

In response to Council Member Hansen, Chief Pretz stated the subject properties are too close to Station 1 for the new station site.

In response to Mayor Pro Tempore Mounce, Mr. King stated other property is being reviewed for an animal shelter.

Mayor Johnson suggested placing the Maple Street property on the list for appraisal.

MOTION #4 / VOTE:

The City Council, on motion of Council Member Hansen, Johnson second, directed staff to secure bids for sale of 9.09 acres at 500 South Guild Avenue. The motion carried by the following vote:

Ayes: Council Members – Hansen, Katzakian, Mounce, and Mayor Johnson

Noes: Council Members – Hitchcock

Absent: Council Members – None

Further, the matter pertaining to the sale of conservation easements for undetermined White Slough property (100 to 150 acres) was tabled.

January 17, 2007 Regular Meeting

CFD BOND COUNSEL MOTION / VOTE:

The City Council, on motion of Council Member Hitchcock, Katzakian second, approved the contract with Kronick Moskovitz Tiedemann & Girard for services as bond counsel in connection with the formation of Community Facilities Districts. The motion carried by the following vote:

Ayes: Council Members – Hitchcock and Katzakian

Noes: Council Members – Mayor Johnson

Absent: Council Members – Hansen and Mounce

ELECTRIC RESERVE FUND POLICY MOTION / VOTE:

The City Council, on motion of Council Member Hitchcock, Katzakian second, adopted Resolution No. 2007-13 establishing an Electric Reserve Fund Policy. The motion carried by the following vote:

Ayes: Council Members – Hitchcock, Katzakian, and Mayor Johnson

Noes: Council Members – None

Absent: Council Members – Hansen and Mounce

January 3, 2007 Regular Meeting

SJGOG ONE VOICE MOTION / VOTE:

The City Council, on motion of Council Member Hansen, Johnson second, selected the Highway 99 interchange improvements project to be nominated for the San Joaquin Council of Governments’ One Voice trip by the vote shown below:

Ayes: Council Members – Hansen, Katzakian, Mounce, and Mayor Johnson

Noes: Council Members – None

Absent: Council Members – Hitchcock

BIA FEE MOTION / VOTE:

The City Council, on motion of Council Member Hansen, Johnson second, introduced Ordinance No. 1789 amending Title 12 – Streets, Sidewalks, and Public Places – Chapter 12.06, “Downtown Lodi Business Improvement Area No. 1,” by repealing and reenacting Section 12.06.050, “Establishment of Benefit Fee.” The motion carried by the following vote:

Ayes: Council Members – Hansen, Katzakian, and Mayor Johnson

Noes: Council Members – Mounce

Absent: Council Members – Hitchcock

LOITERING MOTION / VOTE:

The City Council, on motion of Mayor Johnson, Mounce second, introduced Ordinance No. 1790 amending Lodi Municipal Code, Title 9 – Public Peace, Morals, and Welfare – Chapter 9.08, “Offenses Against Property,” by repealing and reenacting Section 9.08.080, “Definitions,” adding Section 9.08.115, “Loitering in Certain Public Places Prohibited,” and deleting Section 9.08.160, “Violation – Infraction.” The motion carried by the following vote:

Ayes: Council Members – Hansen, Katzakian, Mounce, and Mayor Johnson

Noes: Council Members – None

Absent: Council Members – Hitchcock

AGGRESSIVE SOLICITATION MOTION / VOTE:

The City Council, on motion of Council Member Hansen, Mounce second, introduced Ordinance No. 1791 amending Lodi Municipal Code, Title 9 – Public Peace, Morals, and Welfare – to add Chapter 9.15, “Prohibition Against Certain Forms of Aggressive Solicitation,” as amended. The motion carried by the following vote:

Ayes: Council Members – Hansen, Katzakian, Mounce, and Mayor Johnson

Noes: Council Members – None

Absent: Council Members – Hitchcock

MASSAGE ESTABLISHMENTS MOTION / VOTE:

The City Council, on motion of Council Member Hansen, Mounce second, introduced Ordinance No. 1792 repealing and reenacting Chapter 5.32 of the Lodi Municipal Code pertaining to massage establishments, as amended. The motion carried by the following vote:

Ayes: Council Members – Hansen, Katzakian, and Mounce

Noes: Council Members – Mayor Johnson

Absent: Council Members – Hitchcock