Joanne Mounce

Lodi City Council

Voting History 2008

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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 17, 2008

Council Member Mounce made a motion, second by Mayor Hansen, to adopt Resolution No. 2008-252 amending Memorandum of Understanding between the City of Lodi and the AFSCME Council 57 Local 146-AFL-CIO Maintenance and Operations Unit and the AFSCME Council 57 Local 146-AFL-CIO General Services Unit.

Ayes: Council Member Johnson, Mayor Pro Tempore Katzakian, Council Member Mounce, and Mayor Hansen

Noes: Council Member Hitchcock

Absent: None

December 10, 2008

CERTIFY EIR FOR LODI SHOPPING CENTER MOTION / VOTE:

Council Member Johnson made a motion, second by Mayor Hansen, to adopt Resolution No. 2008-238 certifying the Final Revised Environmental Impact Report (EIR-03-01) relating to the Lodi Shopping Center Project; State Clearinghouse No. 2003042113.

Ayes: Council Member Johnson, Mayor Pro Tempore Katzakian, and Mayor Hansen

Noes: Council Member Hitchcock and Council Member Mounce

Absent: None

November 19, 2008

MOU W/ SJC FOR ARMSTRONG ROAD AG ZONE MOTION / VOTE:

Council Member Hitchcock made a motion, second by Mayor Mounce, to direct the City Manager to enter into a Memorandum of Understanding with the County of San Joaquin and provide a not to exceed amount of $500,000 for the development of an Armstrong Road Agricultural/Cluster Zoning Classification in the unincorporated area south of Lodi, a half -mile north and south of Armstrong Road from Highway 99 to Interstate 5.

Ayes: Mayor Pro Tempore Hansen, Council Member Hitchcock, Mayor Mounce, and Council Member Katzakian

Noes: Council Member Johnson

Absent: None

REVISE FY 2008-09 BUDGET MOTION / VOTE:

Council Member Hitchcock made a motion, second by Mayor Mounce, to adopt Resolution No. 2008-231 revising the Fiscal Year 2008-09 Budget as recommended by the City Manager.

Ayes: Mayor Pro Tempore Hansen, Council Member Hitchcock, Mayor Mounce, and Council Member Katzakian

Noes: Council Member Johnson

Absent: None

 November 5, 2008

CONTRACT FOR GRAPE BOWL RENOVATION MOTION / VOTE:

Council Member Hitchcock made a motion, second by Mayor Pro Tempore Hansen, to adopt Resolution No. 2008-211 awarding the contract for architectural services for Grape Bowl Phase I Renovation to 360 - CA Schrock Architects, of San Francisco, in the amount of $117,500 and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract.

Ayes: Mayor Pro Tempore Hansen, Council Member Hitchcock, Council Member Johnson, Mayor Mounce, and Council Member Katzakian

Noes: None

Absent: None

APPLICATION FOR GRANT FUNDS FOR NATURE AREA MOTION / VOTE:

Council Member Hitchcock made a motion, second by Mayor Pro Tempore Hansen, to adopt Resolution No. 2008-214 approving applications for California River Parkways and Urban Streams Restoration Grant funds for the Lodi Lake Park Nature Area Protection Project and adopt Resolution No. 2008-215 endorsing said application.

Ayes: Mayor Pro Tempore Hansen, Council Member Hitchcock, Council Member Johnson, Mayor Mounce, and Council Member Katzakian

Noes: None

Absent: None

October 15, 2008

CERTIFY REFERENDUM PETITION RESULTS AND SET ELECTION MOTION / VOTE:

Council Member Johnson made a motion, second by Mayor Pro Tempore Hansen, to adopt Resolution 2008-203 certifying the referendum petition results and sufficiency of the petition and to adopt Resolution 2008-204 calling for a Special Election on March 3, 2009, and authorizing the City Clerk to conduct the election through the San Joaquin County Registrar of Voters.

Ayes: Mayor Pro Tempore Hansen, Council Member Hitchcock, Council Member Johnson, and Council Member Katzakian

Noes: Mayor Mounce

Absent: None

October 1, 2008

GUIDELINES FOR PAINT-UP/FIX-UP PROGRAM MOTION / VOTE:

Council Member Johnson made a motion, second by Council Member Katzakian, to adopt Resolution RDA2008-07 of the Redevelopment Agency of the City of Lodi establishing guidelines for the Residential Paint -Up/Fix-Up Program to include amendment to Section 4, stating that applications will be accepted from July 1 through September 1, that selection of applications for funding will be made by the Lodi Improvement Committee, and that priority for funding will be given to very low and low income families, and further that the matching funds component in the guidelines not change at this time.

Ayes: Mayor Pro Tempore Hansen, Council Member Hitchcock, Council Member Johnson, and Council Member Katzakian

Noes: None

Absent: Mayor Mounce

ALLOCATE START-UP FUNDS FOR SIDEWALK MOSAIC COMPETITION MOTION / VOTE:

Mayor Pro Tempore Hansen made a motion, second by Council Member Johnson, to adopt Resolution No. 2008-199 approving allocating $5,000 in start up funds to Project Lodi Art's Sidewalk Mosaic Medallion Design Competition.

Ayes: Mayor Pro Tempore Hansen, Council Member Hitchcock, Council Member Johnson, and Council Member Katzakian

Noes: None

Absent: Mayor Mounce

TRANSFER OF FUNDS TO FUND PCE/TCE LITIGATION EXPENSES MOTION / VOTE:

Council Member Hitchcock made a motion, second by Council Member Johnson, to adopt Resolution No. 2008-200 approving transfer of PCE/TCE City insurance proceeds, PCE/TCE rate, and water utility fund to fund PCE/TCE past litigation expense in the amount of $13,000,000.

Ayes: Mayor Pro Tempore Hansen, Council Member Hitchcock, Council Member Johnson, and Council Member Katzakian

Noes: None

Absent: Mayor Mounce

September 17, 2008

APPROVE GENERAL PLAN AMENDMENT FOR REYNOLDS RANCH MOTION / VOTE:

Mayor Pro Tempore Hansen made a motion, second by Council Member Johnson, to adopt Resolution No. 2008-187 approving the General Plan amendment for the Reynolds Ranch Project.

Ayes: Mayor Pro Tempore Hansen, Council Member Johnson, and Council Member Katzakian

Noes: Council Member Hitchcock, and Mayor Mounce

Absent: None

APPROVE BOUNDARIES OF SJC ENTERPRISE ZONE MOTION / VOTE:

Mayor Mounce made a motion, second by Council Member Katzakian, to adopt Resolution No. 2008-188 approving the boundaries of the targeted employment area for the San Joaquin County Enterprise Zone.

Ayes: Mayor Pro Tempore Hansen, Council Member Hitchcock, Council Member Johnson, Council Member Katzakian, and Mayor Mounce

Noes: None

Absent: None

September 3, 2008

AWARD CONTRACT FOR FINANCE RELOCATION MOTION / VOTE:

Council Member Hitchcock made a motion, second by Council Member Katzakian, to adopt Resolution No. 2008-177 awarding the construction contract for Finance Department Relocation Project to Sequoia Pacific Builders, Inc, of Roseville, in the amount of $598,160; authorizing the City Manager to execute change orders within the project budget; and appropriating $100,000 for the project, for a total project cost of $750,000.

Ayes: Mayor Pro Tempore Hansen, Council Member Hitchcock, Council Member Johnson, Council Member Katzakian, and Mayor Mounce

Noes: None

Absent: None

AWARD CONTRACT FOR RESIDENTIAL WATER METER PROJECT MOTION / VOTE:

Council Member Hitchcock made a motion, second by Council Member Johnson, to adopt Resolution 2008-178 awarding the contract for Residential Water Meter Installation Project (Phase 3) to Presidio Systems, Inc., of Livermore, in the amount of $76,981.10; authorizing the purchase of 1,930 water meters and 400 electronic radio transponders from National Meter and Automation, Inc., of Santa Rosa, in the amount of $345,963.70; and appropriating funds in accordance with staff recommendation in the amount of $18,500.

Ayes: Mayor Pro Tempore Hansen, Council Member Hitchcock, Council Member Johnson, Council Member Katzakian, and Mayor Mounce

Noes: None

Absent: None

APPROVE MID-YEAR ALLOCATION OF CDBG FUNDS MOTION / VOTE:

Mayor Pro Tempore Hansen made a motion, second by Mayor Mounce, to adopt Resolution No. 2008-179 approving the 2008 mid-year allocation of Community Development Block Grant program funds and the reallocation of available funds from previous program years, specifically $132,173 to the LOEL Center kitchen improvement project, $85,000 to the Lodi Library restroom improvement project, $11,000 to the Lodi Library literacy stations, and $4,000 for spay and neuter programs.

Ayes: Mayor Pro Tempore Hansen, Council Member Johnson, Council Member Katzakian, and Mayor Mounce

Noes: Council Member Hitchcock

Absent: None

DESIGN GUIDELINES FOR TOD MOTION / VOTE:

Mayor Pro Tempore Hansen made a motion, second by Council Member Hitchcock, to adopt Resolution No. 2008-181 approving the Design Guidelines for Transit Oriented Development for the Downtown Area.

Ayes: Mayor Pro Tempore Hansen, Council Member Hitchcock, Council Member Johnson, Council Member Katzakian, and Mayor Mounce

Noes: None

Absent: None

August 20, 2008

AMEND ORD RELATING TO MOBILE FOOD VENDORS MOTION / VOTE:

Mayor Mounce made a motion, second by Council Member Katzakian, to introduce Ordinance No. 1816 amending Lodi Municipal Code Chapter 9.18–Vending on Streets, Sidewalks, and Private Property–by repealing and reenacting Section 9.18.110 in its entirety relating to sanitation to correct the erroneous Health & Safety Code (without the amendment relating to location).

Ayes: Mayor Pro Tempore Hansen, Council Member Hitchcock, Council Member Johnson, Council Member Katzakian, and Mayor Mounce

Noes: None

Absent: None

August 6, 2008

CONTRACTS ASSOCIATED WITH SUTTER GOULD MEDICAL FACILITY MOTION / VOTE:

Mayor Pro Tempore Hansen made a motion, second by Council Member Johnson, to authorize the City Manager to enter into a contract with: 1) PBS&J to provide planning services and prepare an Environmental Impact Report; and 2) PMC, Inc., to provide project management services for a proposed Sutter Gould medical facility at West Lane and Harney Lane to be reimbursed by applicant.

Ayes: Mayor Pro Tempore Hansen, Council Member Johnson, Council Member Katzakian, and Mayor Mounce

Noes: Council Member Hitchcock

Absent: None

OPPOSE STATE BUDGET DECISION TO BORROW LOCAL FUNDS MOTION / VOTE:

Mayor Pro Tempore Hansen made a motion, second by Mayor Mounce, to adopt Resolution No. 2008-157 opposing State budget decisions that would "borrow" local government and transportation funds.

Ayes: Mayor Pro Tempore Hansen, Council Member Hitchcock, Council Member Johnson, Council Member Katzakian, and Mayor Mounce

Noes: None

Absent: None

COST SHARE FOR LOWER SJ RIVER STUDY MOTION / VOTE:

Mayor Pro Tempore Hansen made a motion, second by Council Member Hitchcock, to adopt Resolution No. 2008-158 approving City of Lodi cost share for Lower San Joaquin River Feasibility Study, authorizing the City Manager to execute cost-share agreements, and appropriating funds in the amount of $17,731.

Ayes: Mayor Pro Tempore Hansen, Council Member Hitchcock, Council Member Katzakian, and Mayor Mounce

Noes: Council Member Johnson

Absent: None

July 16, 2008

SPECS FOR FINANCING DEPARTMENT RELOCATION MOTION / VOTE:

Council Member Hitchcock made a motion, second by Council Member Katzakian, to approve the plans and specifications and authorize advertisement for bids for the Finance Department relocation from leased office space to City-owned facility.

Ayes: Mayor Pro Tempore Hansen, Council Member Hitchcock, Council Member Johnson, Council Member Katzakian, and Mayor Mounce

Noes: None

Absent: None

DIRECTION TO MODIFY MOBILE FOOD VENDOR ORD MOTION #1 / VOTE:

Mayor Pro Tempore Hansen made a motion, second by Council Member Hitchcock, to direct staff to include language in the ordinance that reflects that mobile food vendors not operate in a manner or location so as to compete with the Lodi Boys and Girls Club concessions or other similar parks or non-profit concessions.

Ayes: Mayor Pro Tempore Hansen, Council Member Hitchcock, Council Member Johnson, Council Member Katzakian, and Mayor Mounce

Noes: None

Absent: None

400-FOOT REQUIREMENT BETWEEN VENDORS MOTION #2 / VOTE (FAILED):

Council Member Hitchcock made a motion, second by Mayor Mounce, to direct staff to include language in the ordinance applying the 400-foot requirement between vendors regulation to all locations.

Ayes: Council Member Hitchcock, and Mayor Mounce

Noes: Mayor Pro Tempore Hansen, Council Member Johnson, and Council Member Katzakian

Absent: None

RETAIN LANGUAGE RE: ELECTRICITY MOTION #3 / VOTE:

Mayor Pro Tempore Hansen made a motion, second by Mayor Mounce, to direct staff to retain the existing language in the ordinance regarding electricity with the caveat that specific location concerns, including safety concerns, are passed on to staff and addressed through the conditional use permit process for each site.

Ayes: Mayor Pro Tempore Hansen, Council Member Johnson, Council Member Katzakian, and Mayor Mounce

Noes: Council Member Hitchcock

Absent: None

P/SPECS FOR RESIDENTIAL WATER METER PROJECT MOTION / VOTE:

Council Member Hitchcock made a motion, second by Council Member Katzakian, to approve the plans and specifications and authorize advertisement for bids for Residential Water Meter Installation Project (Phase 3); and approve solicitation of bids for 1,930 water meters and 400 electronic radio transponders.

Ayes: Mayor Pro Tempore Hansen, Council Member Hitchcock, Council Member Johnson, Council Member Katzakian, and Mayor Mounce

Noes: None

Absent: None

July 2, 2008

EXECUTE AGREEMENT FOR AUDIT SERVICES MOTION / VOTE:

Mayor Pro Tempore Hansen made a motion, second by Mayor Mounce, to adopt Resolution No. 2008-132 authorizing the City Manager to execute an agreement with Macias, Gini & O’Connell LLP to audit the City’s financial records for the next five years beginning fiscal year ending June 30, 2008. The motion carried by the following vote:

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

Noes: Council Members – None

Absent: Council Members - Hitchcock

ISSUANCE OF EU COPS MOTION / VOTE:

Mayor Pro Tempore Hansen made a motion, second by Council Member Johnson, to approve the proposed issuance not to exceed $65 million of Electric Utility Revenue Certificates of Participation secured by net revenues of the City’s Electric Utility Enterprise to refund the outstanding 2002 variable rate demand Certificates of Participation and to terminate 2002 Electric Utility Interest Rate Swap. The motion carried by the following vote:

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

Noes: Council Members – None

Absent: Council Members - Hitchcock

PURCHASE OF MURAL BY SEGALE MOTION / VOTE: Council Member Johnson made a motion, second by Mayor Mounce, to adopt Resolution No. 2008-134 approving the purchase of mural by artist Tony Segale to be located at the Security Safe Lock & Key Site at 209 S. Sacramento Street in the amount of $46,000. The motion carried by the following vote:

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

Noes: Council Members – None

Absent: Council Members - Hitchcock

ADOPT ORD APPROVING RDA PLAN MOTION / VOTE:

Following reading of the title, Mayor Pro Tempore Hansen made a motion, second by Council Member Katzakian, to waive reading of the ordinance in full and adopt and order to print Ordinance No. 1812 entitled, "An Ordinance of the City Council of the City of Lodi Approving and Adopting the Redevelopment Plan for the Lodi Community Improvement Project." The motion carried by the following vote:

Ayes: Council Members - Hansen, Johnson, and Katzakian

Noes: Council Members - Mayor Mounce

Absent: Council Members - Hitchcock

June 18, 2008

APPROVE EIR FOR RDA PLAN (RDA) MOTION #1 / VOTE:

The Redevelopment Agency of the City of Lodi, on motion of Member Johnson, Hansen second, adopted Resolution No. RDA2008-05 approving and certifying the Final Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the Redevelopment Plan for the Lodi Community Improvement Project by the vote shown below:

Ayes: Members – Hansen, Johnson, and Katzakian

Noes: Members – Chairperson Mounce

Absent: Members – None

Abstain: Members – Hitchcock

APPROVE EIR FOR RDA PLAN (COUNCIL) MOTION #2 / VOTE:

The City Council, on motion of Council Member Johnson, Hansen second, adopted Resolution No. 2008-115 approving and certifying the Final EIR for the Redevelopment Plan for the Lodi Community Improvement Project by the vote shown below:

Ayes: Council Members – Hansen, Johnson, and Katzakian

Noes: Council Members – Mayor Mounce

Absent: Council Members – None

Abstain: Council Members – Hitchcock

PROVISION OF LOW-MOD INCOME HOUSING (COUNCIL) MOTION #3 / VOTE:

The City Council, on motion of Council Member Johnson, Hansen second, adopted Resolution No. 2008-116 finding that the provision of low- and moderate-income housing outside the Project Area will be of benefit to the project by the vote shown below:

Ayes: Council Members – Hansen, Johnson, and Katzakian

Noes: Council Members – Mayor Mounce

Absent: Council Members – None

Abstain: Council Members – Hitchcock

PROVISION OF LOW-MOD INCOME HOUSING (RDA) MOTION #4 / VOTE:

The Redevelopment Agency of the City of Lodi, on motion of Member Johnson, Katzakian second, adopted Resolution No. RDA2008-06 finding that the provision of low- and moderate-income housing outside the Project Area will be of benefit to the project by the vote shown below:

Ayes: Members – Hansen, Johnson, and Katzakian

Noes: Members – Chairperson Mounce

Absent: Members – None

Abstain: Members – Hitchcock

FINDINGS IN RESPONSE TO WRITTEN OBJECTIOns (COUNCIL) MOTION #5 / VOTE:

TThe City Council, on motion of Council Member Johnson, Katzakian second, adopted Resolution No. 2008-117 adopting findings in response to written objections to adoption of the Redevelopment Plan for the Lodi Community Improvement Project by the vote shown below:

Ayes: Council Members – Hansen, Johnson, and Katzakian

Noes: Council Members – Mayor Mounce

Absent: Council Members – None

Abstain: Council Members – Hitchcock

INTRODUCE ORD ADOPTING RDA PLAN MOTION #6 / VOTE:

The City Council, on motion of Council Member Johnson, Katzakian second, introduced Ordinance No. 1812 approving and adopting the Redevelopment Plan for the Lodi Community Improvement Project. The motion carried by the following vote:

Ayes: Council Members – Hansen, Johnson, and atzakian

Noes: Council Members – Mayor Mounce A

bsent: Council Members – None

Abstain: Council Members – Hitchcock

AWARD CONTRACT FOR TRANSIT OPERATIONS MOTION / VOTE:

The City Council, on motion of Council Member Hitchcock, Johnson second, adopted Resolution No. 2008-118 awarding contract for fixed route, paratransit, and demand response operations for fiscal years 2008-09 to 2011-12 to MV Transportation, Inc., of Fairfield, in the amount of $1,912,153 for fiscal year 2008-09. The motion carried by the following vote:

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

Noes: Council Members – Mayor Mounce

Absent: Council Members – None

INTENT TO RECEIVE CDBG FUNDS DIRECTLY FROM HUD MOTION / VOTE:

The City Council, on motion of Council Member Hansen, Mounce second, adopted Resolution No. 2008-119 authorizing the City Manager to notify the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and San Joaquin County of the City of Lodi’s intent to discontinue participation in the urban county for the 2009-2011 period and intent to receive Community Development Block Grant funds directly from HUD as a metropolitan city; and further directed staff to report to Council at the conclusion of the three-year cycle. The motion carried by the following vote:

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

Noes: Council Members – Hitchcock

Absent: Council Members – None

APPROVE FRANCHISE AGREEMENT W/CVWS MOTION / VOTE:

The City Council, on motion of Council Member Hitchcock, Mounce second, unanimously adopted Resolution No. 2008-120 authorizing the City Manager to execute a new franchise agreement with Central Valley Waste Services, Inc.

DESIGNATE COUNCIL MEMBER TO OBSERVE NEGOTIATIONS MOTION / VOTE:

The City Council, on motion of Mayor Pro Tempore Hansen, Mounce second, unanimously designated Council Member Johnson to serve as Council observer for General Services and Maintenance & Operators labor negotiations.

June 4, 2008

ALLOCATE FUNDS FOR SEVEN REBATE PROGRAMS MOTION / VOTE:

The City Council, on motion of Council Member Hitchcock, Katzakian second, adopted Resolution No. 2008-104 authorizing the City Manager to allocate Public Benefit Program funds for seven energy efficiency rebate or related programs for the 2008-09 fiscal year in an amount not to exceed $440,000. The motion carried by the following vote:

Ayes: Council Members – Hitchcock, Katzakian, Mayor Pro Tempore Hansen

Noes: Council Members – None

Absent: Council Members – Johnson and Mayor Mounce

May 28, 2008

AUTHORIZE TRANSMITTAL OF REPORT (RE: RDA) MOTION / VOTE:

The Redevelopment Agency of the City of Lodi, on motion of Member Johnson, Katzakian second, adopted Resolution No. RDA2008-04 a uthorizing the transmittal of the report from the Agency to the City Council pursuant to law. The motion carried by the following vote:

Ayes: Members – Hansen, Johnson, and Katzakian

Noes: Members – Mayor Mounce

Absent: Members – None

Abstain: Members – Hitchcock

May 21, 2008

TERMINATE SWAP MOTION #1 / VOTE:

The City Council, on motion of Mayor Pro Tempore Hansen, Katzakian second, directed the staff to terminate the swap and obtain a fixed rate as recommended. The motion carried by the following vote:

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

Noes: Council Members – Mayor Mounce

Absent: Council Members – None

AUTHORIZING AGREEMENTS/CONSULTANTS FOR BOND ISSUANCE MOTION #2 / VOTE:

The City Council, on motion of Council Member Johnson, Hansen second, unanimously adopted Resolution No. 2008-97 authorizing 1) Stone & Youngberg to serve as senior managing underwriter and directing the City Manager to execute contracts on the City’s behalf (payable from proceeds in an approximate amount of $345,000 to $390,000); 2) the City Manager to engage Lamont Financial Services for a not -to-exceed amount of $70,000 to provide financial advisor services; 3) the City Manager to engage Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe, LLP to serve as bond counsel (payable from proceeds in an approximate amount of $110,000); and 4) the City Manager to incur other costs related to bond issuance not to exceed $77,500.

APPROVING 2008-09 BUDGET MOTION / VOTE:

The City Council passed and adopted the City of Lodi Financial Plan and Budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2008 and ending June 30, 2009, and further approved the 2008-09 Appropriations Spending Limit as follows:

1. In reference to the Police Department Budget:

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

Noes: Council Members – Hitchcock and Johnson

Absent: Council Members – None

2. In reference to the Community Center Budget:

Ayes: Council Members – Hansen, Johnson, and Katzakian

Noes: Council Members – Hitchcock and Mayor Mounce

Absent: Council Members – None

3. In reference to the Parks and Recreation Department Budget:

Ayes: Council Members – Hansen, Johnson, and Katzakian

Noes: Council Members – Hitchcock and Mayor Mounce

Absent: Council Members – None

4. In reference to the 2008-09 Financial Plan and Budget (with the exception of Police, Community, Parks and Recreation as acted upon above by separate motions):

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

Noes: Council Members – Hitchcock

Absent: Council Members – None

5. In reference to allocating $15,000 of Community Development Block Grant funds to provide an eligible spay and neuter program.

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

Noes: Council Members – None

Absent: Council Members – None

 May 7, 2008

LOAN REQUEST FOR REVOLVING LOAN FUND PROGRAM MOTION / VOTE: The City Council, on motion of Council Member Johnson, Mounce second, adopted Resolution No. 2008-80 approving the loan request of Walker-Roderick Properties LLC, Pat Walker and Jack Roderick, Guarantors, through the Community Development Block Grant funded Revolving Loan Fund Program as recommended by the City Manager. The motion carried by the following vote:

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

Noes: Council Members – Hitchcock

Absent: Council Members – None

BUSINESS POINTS FOR SOLID WASTE FRANCHISE MOTION / VOTE: The City Council, on motion of Council Member Johnson, Mounce second, unanimously approved the following Business Points for solid waste franchise renewal:

  1. Street sweeping – Central Valley Waste Services (CVWS) will pay to the City $470,000 annually as reimbursement of costs associated with street sweeping, leaf pickup, downtown cleaning and bus stop trash collection. The amount of the payment will annually increase by 80 percent of the change in the Consumer Price Index (CPI). CVWS will waive the tipping fees charged for dumping the street cleanings and fall leaves, a value of approximately $50,000.
  2. Parks trash collection – CVWS will pay to the City $71,500 annually as reimbursement of costs associated with trash collection at City parks. The amount of the reimbursement will annually increase by 80 percent of the change in the CPI.
  3. City service – CVWS will service the trash containers/bins at City facilities, including parks, at no charge to the City, a value of approximately $70,000.
  4. Billing service – CVWS will continue to reimburse the City for a share of billing expenses, and the amount will annually increase by 80 percent of the change in the annual CPI. For the past several years, the amount has been fixed.
  5. Hazardous waste – CVWS will host quarterly electronic/universal waste and annual household hazardous waste collection events at its Turner Road facility or other Lodi location.
  6. Annual rate adjustments – will be 80 percent of the change in the annual CPI.
  7. Renewal term – is another eight years with one CVWS option to renew for an additional seven years. Staff recommends that the new term start January 1, 2009.
  8. Technical ordinance revisions – CVWS has asked for clarification of some definitions of service classes.
  9. Compactor rates – CVWS has asked for a new rate for servicing certain types of large trash compactors that are labor intensive.

April 16, 2008

EMERGENCY REPLACEMENT OF CITY HALL CHILLER BARREL MOTION / VOTE:

The City Council, on motion of Mayor Pro Tempore Hansen, Hitchcock second, unanimously adopted Resolution No. 2008-66 authorizing the emergency replacement of damaged City Hall and Carnegie Forum air conditioner chiller barrel and authorizing the City Manager to execute Purchase Order to Indoor Environmental Services in the amount of $57,325.

EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT W/POLICE CHIEF MOTION / VOTE:

The City Council, on motion of Council Member Johnson, Hansen second, adopted Resolution No. 2008-67 ratifying Employment Agreement entered into between City Manager Blair King and Chief of Police David Main.  The motion carried by the following vote:

Ayes:    Council Members – Hansen, Johnson, and Katzakian

Noes:   Council Members – Hitchcock and Mayor Mounce

Absent: Council Members – None

CPI-BASED WATER AND WASTEWATER RATES MOTION / VOTE:

The City Council, on motion of Council Member Hitchcock, Hansen second, adopted Resolution No. 2008-68 adjusting CPI-based water and wastewater rates.  The motion carried by the following vote:

Ayes:    Council Members – Hansen, Hitchcock, and Katzakian

Noes:   Council Members – Johnson and Mayor Mounce

Absent: Council Members – None

RDA MOTION / VOTE (joint action of the City Council and Redevelopment Agency):

The City Council and the Redevelopment Agency of the City of Lodi, on motion of Mayor Pro Tempore Hansen, Katzakian second, unanimously adopted the following resolutions with the addition that notice shall also be provided through the annual budget process:

  • Resolution No. RDA2008-02 of the Redevelopment Agency approving rules to aid in the participation of property owners and re-entry preferences for property owners and business tenants in the Lodi Community Improvement Project;
  • Resolution No. 2008-69 of the City Council concurring with the Redevelopment Agency’s adoption of rules to aid in the participation of property owners and re-entry preferences for property owners and business tenants in the Lodi Community Improvement Project;
  • Resolution No. RDA2008-03 of the Redevelopment Agency approving the State of California Relocation Law by reference as the relocation method for the Lodi Community Improvement Project; and
  • Resolution No. 2008-70 of the City Council concurring with the approval of the Redevelopment Agency for method of relocation for the Lodi Community Improvement Project.

ORD. RE: COUNCIL SALARIES MOTION / VOTE:

Following reading of the title of Ordinance No. 1810 entitled, "An Ordinance of the City Council of the City of Lodi Amending Lodi Municipal Code Section 2.08.020 Relating to City Council Salaries as Authorized by Government Code Section 36516 (a) (3)," having been introduced at a regular meeting of the Lodi City Council held April 2, 2008, the City Council, on motion of Mayor Pro Tempore Hansen, Katzakian second, waived reading of the ordinance in full and adopted and ordered it to print by the following vote:

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

Noes:      Council Members – Mayor Mounce

Absent:    Council Members – None

Abstain:   Council Members – None

April 2, 2008

EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT W/PW DIRECTOR MOTION / VOTE:

The City Council, on motion of Mayor Pro Tempore Hansen, Johnson second, adopted Resolution No. 2008-60 ratifying the Employment Agreement entered into between City Manager Blair King and Director of Public Works F. Wally Sandelin.  The motion carried by the following vote:

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

Noes:   Council Members – Mayor Mounce

Absent: Council Members – None

PURCHASE AND SALE AGREEMENT FOR 500 S. GUILD MOTION / VOTE:

The City Council, on motion of Council Member Johnson, Hansen second, adopted Resolution No. 2008-61 authorizing the City Manager to execute $2.15 million purchase and sale agreement for 9.09-acre Electric Utility property located at 500 South Guild Avenue to GG Land Group LLC.  The motion carried by the following vote:

Ayes:    Council Members – Hansen, Johnson, and Katzakian

Noes:   Council Members – Hitchcock and Mayor Mounce

Absent: Council Members – None

March 19, 2008

SOLID WASTE RATES MOTION / VOTE:

The City Council, on motion of Council Member Hitchcock, Hansen second, unanimously adopted Resolution No. 2008-45 approving new rates for solid waste collection.

DRAFT METHODOLOGY FOR RHNA PROCESS MOTION / VOTE:

The City Council, on motion of Council Member Johnson, Katzakian second, unanimously directed the City Manager to prepare and send a letter to the San Joaquin Council of Governments on the draft methodology for the RHNA process.

MOU W/LCMMA MOTION / VOTE:

The City Council, on motion of Mayor Pro Tempore Hansen, Katzakian second, unanimously adopted Resolution No. 2008-46 amending Memorandum of Understanding between the City of Lodi and the Lodi City Mid-Management Association for the period of January 1, 2008 through December 31, 2009.

DIRECTION RE: COUNCIL SALARIES MOTION / VOTE:

The City Council, on motion of Council Member Johnson, Hansen second, increased the City Council salary from $500 per month to $860 per month, not to become effective until the next general municipal election of November 2008, as set forth in the Government Code. The motion carried by the following vote:

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

Noes:   Council Members – Mounce

Absent: Council Members – None

March 11, 2008

ENGAGE LAMONT RE: EU COPs MOTION / VOTE:

The City Council, on motion of Council Member Johnson, Katzakian second, authorized the City Manager to engage Lamont Financial Services to provide advice with regard to redemptions of Electric Utility Certificates of Participation dated 2002.  The motion carried by the following vote:

Ayes:    Council Members – Hansen, Johnson, and Katzakian

Noes:   Council Members – None

Absent: Council Members – Hitchcock and Mayor Mounce

March 5, 2008

SCOPE OF WORK FOR TRANSIT OPERATIONS MOTION / VOTE:

The City Council, on motion of Council Member Hitchcock, Hansen second, unanimously approved the scope of work for transit operations contract and authorized advertisement for request for proposals (GrapeLine, VineLine, and Dial-A-Ride), with a 45-day response time rather than 30 days.

SITING WORK FOR 60KV TRANSMISSION PROJECT MOTION / VOTE:

The City Council, on motion of Council Member Hitchcock, Johnson second, unanimously adopted Resolution No. 2008-35 awarding the professional services contract to Auriga Corporation, of Milpitas, California, to perform siting work for the West 60kV Transmission Project and appropriating funds in an amount not to exceed $34,000.

AGREEMENT FOR ONLINE PAYMENT SERVICES MOTION / VOTE:

The City Council, on motion of Council Member Hitchcock, Hansen second, unanimously authorized the City Manager to execute agreement with InfoSend, Inc., of Fullerton, CA, for online payment services in the estimated amount of $35,000 per year.

REVISED FLEET POLICY MOTION / VOTE:

The City Council, on motion of Council Member Hitchcock, Mounce second, unanimously adopted the revised Fleet Policy as recommended, with the exception of the policy guidelines relating to take home vehicles and vehicle allowance, which are to be brought back separately for Council consideration in the future.

MOU W/LCMMA MOTION / VOTE:

The City Council, on motion of Mayor Pro Tempore Hansen, Mounce second, unanimously adopted Resolution No. 2008-38 amending the Memorandum of Understanding between the City of Lodi and the Lodi City Mid-Management Association for the period of January 1, 2008 through December 31, 2009.

COMPENSATION ADJUSTMENT – UNREPRESENTED MID-MANAGERS MOTION / VOTE:

The City Council, on motion of Mayor Pro Tempore Hansen, Hitchcock second, unanimously adopted Resolution No. 2008-39 approving compensation adjustment for unrepresented mid-managers.

February 20, 2008

MOU W/IBEW MOTION / VOTE:

The City Council, on motion of Mayor Pro Tempore Hansen, Mounce second, adopted Resolution No. 2008-29 amending MOU between the City of Lodi and the International Brotherhood of Electric Workers for the period January 1, 2008 through December 31, 2011.  The motion carried by the following vote:

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

Noes:   Council Members – Hitchcock

Absent: Council Members – None

MOU W/LPDA MOTION / VOTE:

The City Council, on motion of Mayor Pro Tempore Hansen, Mounce second, adopted Resolution No. 2008-30 amending MOU between the City of Lodi and the Lodi Police Dispatchers Association for the period November 6, 2007 through April 30, 2011.  The motion carried by the following vote:

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

Noes:   Council Members – Hitchcock and Johnson

Absent: Council Members – None

CDBG RANKING POLICY MOTION / VOTE:

The City Council, on motion of Council Member Johnson, Hansen second, unanimously supported the original staff recommendation as proposed at the previous Council meeting at which the item was discussed based on a straight 60-40 split for the current year.

February 6, 2008

RFP FOR ARCHITECT SERVICES FOR GRAPE BOWL MOTION / VOTE:

The City Council, on motion of Mayor Pro Tempore Hansen, Katzakian second, approved the request for proposals and authorized advertisement for architect services to prepare the Grape Bowl Phase I Renovation design.  The motion carried by the following vote:

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

Noes:   Council Members – Mayor Mounce

Absent: Council Members – None

FORGIVING REMAINING LOAN BALANCE FOR VETERANS FOUNDATION MOTION / VOTE:

The City Council, on motion of Mayor Pro Tempore Hansen, Johnson second, adopted Resolution No. 2008-15 forgiving the remaining loan balance of $359,950 from the Lodi Veteran’s Monument Foundation, a non-profit corporation of California.  The motion carried by the following vote:

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

Noes:   Council Members – Hitchcock

Absent: Council Members – None

PARATRANSIT SERVICE POLICY MOTION/ VOTE:

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

  • Resolution No. 2008-16 approving the Paratransit Service Policy; and
  • Resolution No. 2008-17 approving implementation of changes to existing Dial-A-Ride services.

January 16, 2008

EMPLOYMENT AGREMENT W/EU DIRECTOR MOTION / VOTE:

The City Council, on motion of Council Member Hitchcock, Hansen second, adopted Resolution No. 2008-05 ratifying the employment agreement extension between the City Manager and Electric Utility Director George Morrow.  The motion carried by the following vote:

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

Noes:   Council Members – Mayor Mounce

Absent: Council Members – None

MOU W/POAL MOTION / VOTE:

The City Council, on motion of Mayor Pro Tempore Hansen, Katzakian second, adopted Resolution No. 2008-06 amending the Memorandum of Understanding between the City of Lodi and the Police Officers Association of Lodi for the period of October 9, 2007 through October 8, 2011.  The motion carried by the following vote:

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

Noes:   Council Members – Hitchcock

Absent: Council Members – None

MOU W/LPFF MOTION / VOTE:

The City Council, on motion of Mayor Pro Tempore Hansen, Mounce second, adopted Resolution No. 2008-07 amending the Memorandum of Understanding between the City of Lodi and the Lodi Professional Firefighters for the period July 1, 2007 through December 31, 2009.  The motion carried by the following vote:

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

Noes:   Council Members – Hitchcock

Absent: Council Members – None

MID-YEAR BUDGET ADJUSTMENTS

FIRE DISPATCH AND EQUIPMENT MOTION #1 / VOTE:

The City Council, on motion of Mayor Pro Tempore Hansen, Mounce second, approved the one-time adjustment of $190,000 for Fire dispatch and equipment.  The motion carried by the following vote:

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

Noes:   Council Members – Johnson

Absent: Council Members – None

GRANICUS SYSTEM MOTION #2 / VOTE:

The City Council, on motion of Mayor Pro Tempore Hansen, Katzakian second, unanimously approved the one-time adjustment of $50,000 for the Granicus system for the City Clerk’s Office.

WEB CAM IN DOWNTOWN LODI MOTION #3 / VOTE:

The City Council, on motion of Mayor Pro Tempore Hansen, Mounce second, unanimously approved the one-time adjustment of $10,000 for web cam in downtown Lodi.

TRANSFER FROM PARKS DONATIONS TO PARKS BUDGET MOTION #4 / VOTE:

The City Council, on motion of Mayor Pro Tempore Hansen, Mounce second, unanimously approved the transfer of $11,875 from Parks Donations to the Parks and Recreation budget for various small projects including riverbank repair at Lodi Lake.

B/C TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT FUNDING MOTION #5 / VOTE:

The City Council, on motion of Mayor Pro Tempore Hansen, Mounce second, unanimously appropriated $20,000 to non-departmental accounts for the training and development of Board and Commission members through attendance at seminars and/or conferences.

GRAFFITI ABATEMENT PROGRAM MOTION #6 / VOTE:

The City Council, on motion of Mayor Pro Tempore Hansen, Katzakian second, unanimously appropriated $40,000 to the Public Works Department for the graffiti abatement program.

FUNDING FOR FAILING RADIO EQUIPMENT IN POLICE DEPARTMENT MOTION #7 / VOTE:

The City Council, on motion of Mayor Pro Tempore Hansen, Katzakian second, unanimously transferred $89,000 to the Equipment Replacement Fund for failing radio equipment in the Police Department.

REVISING POSITION TITLES MOTION #8 / VOTE:

The City Council, on motion of Council Member Johnson, Hansen second, unanimously revised position titles to Assistant Planner (from Transportation Technician) and Senior Building Inspector (from Plan Check Engineer) and added the position of Code Improvement Officer – Supervisor.

REVISING 2007-08 BUDGET MOTION #9 / VOTE:

The City Council, on motion of Mayor Pro Tempore Hansen, Katzakian second, unanimously adopted Resolution No. 2008-09 revising the 2007-08 Operating and Capital Improvement Budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2007 and ending June 30, 2008.