Joanne Mounce

Lodi City Council

Voting History 2009

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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 16, 2009

WATER METER INSTALLATION GUIDE MOTION / VOTE:

Council Member Hansen made a motion, second by Council Member Johnson, to accept the water meter program privately-contracted meter installation guide. The above motion carried by the following vote:

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

Noes: Council Member Mounce

Absent: None

TRANSIT FARE INCREASES MOTION / VOTE:

Council Member Mounce made a motion, second by Mayor Pro Tempore Hitchcock, to adopt Resolution No. 2009-175 approving fare increases for GrapeLine Fixed Route and Dial-A-Ride/VineLine Services as recommended with the addition of a 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. service for both services. The above motion carried by the following vote:

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

Noes: None

Absent: None

AGREEMENTS RELATING TO SURFACE WATER TREATMENT FACILITY MOTION / VOTE:

Council Member Hansen made a motion, second by Council Member Johnson, to adopt Resolution No. 2009-176 awarding professional services agreement to Ecologic, Inc., of Rancho Cordova, for value engineering review of Surface Water Treatment Facility and Transmission Project preliminary design in the amount of $50,000 and appropriating funds; and adopt Resolution No. 2009-177 awarding professional services agreement to HDR, Inc., of Folsom, for final design of Surface Water Treatment Facility and Transmission Project in the amount of $1,737,302, appropriating funds in the amount of $2,000,000, and approving selection of pall membrane systems. The above motion carried by the following vote:

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

Noes: Council Member Mounce, and Mayor Pro Tempore Hitchcock

NOVEMBER 18, 2009

ORD. RE: VENDING ON STREETS, SIDEWALKS & PRIVATE PROPERTY MOTION / VOTE:

Council Member Mounce made a motion, second by Mayor Pro Tempore Katzakian, to introduce Ordinance No. 1827 amending Lodi Municipal Code Title 9 - Public Peace, Morals, and Welfare - by repealing and reenacting Chapter 9.18, "Vending on Streets, Sidewalks, and Private Property," in its entirety. The above motion carried by the following vote:

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

Noes: None

Absent: None

COMMITMENT TO HEAL CAMPAIGN MOTION / VOTE:

Mayor Hansen made a motion, second by Council Member Hitchcock, to adopt Resolution No. 2009-165 setting forth the City of Lodi’s commitment to obesity prevention as outlined in the Healthy Eating Active Living (HEAL) Campaign. The above motion carried by the following vote:

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

Noes: None

Absent: None

SPECIAL MEETING RE: NEW RDA PROJECT/TAX INCREMENT PLAN MOTION / VOTE:

Council Member Johnson made a motion, second by Mayor Hansen, to set a special City Council meeting for June 9, 2010, to discuss the possibility of developing a new proposed Redevelopment Project/Tax Increment Plan. The above motion carried by the following vote:

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

Noes: None

Absent: None

HOLIDAY AT THE LAKE MOTION / VOTE:

Council Member Johnson made a motion, second by Mayor Pro Tempore Katzakian, to approve the "Holiday at the Lake" event for December 11 - 12, 2009. The above motion carried by the following vote:

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

Noes: None

Absent: None

NOVEMBER 4, 2009

UPDATE PLANNING DIVISION/FIRE INSPECTION FEES MOTION / VOTE:

Mayor Hansen made a motion, second by Council Member Hitchcock, to adopt Resolution No. 2009-157 updating the Planning Division’s hourly rate and setting various Fire Inspection fees. The above motion carried by the following vote:

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

Noes: None

Absent: Council Member Mounce

ORD. ESTABLISHING OBLIGATIONS OF CABLE OPERATORS MOTION / VOTE:

Council Member Hitchcock made a motion, second by Council Member Johnson, to introduce Ordinance No. 1826 establishing the obligations of cable operators providing service in the City of Lodi under a State franchise agreement. The above motion carried by the following vote:

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

Noes: None

Absent: Council Member Mounce

OCTOBER 21, 2009

DIRECTION RE: TRANSIT REDUCTIONS (ALT. B) MOTION / VOTE:

Mayor Hansen made a motion, second by Mayor Pro Tempore Katzakian, to adopt Resolution No. 2009-147 accepting Alternative B as recommended and directing staff to bring back to Council for further consideration options associated with increasing Saturday hours, providing some Sunday service, and possible fare increases. The above motion carried by the following vote:

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

Noes: Council Member Johnson, and Council Member Mounce

Absent: None

AMEND SJC MULTI-SPECIES PLAN AND SETTING DEV. FEES FOR 2010 MOTION / VOTE:

Council Member Hitchcock made a motion, second by Council Member Mounce, to introduce Ordinance No. 1825 amending the San Joaquin County Multi-Species Habitat Conservation and Open Space Plan and adopt Resolution No. 2009-148 setting the Development Fees for 2010. The above motion carried by the following vote:

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

Noes: None

Absent: None

AWARD CONTRACT FOR LODI AVENUE RECONSTRUCTION PROJECT MOTION / VOTE:

Council Member Mounce made a motion, second by Mayor Hansen, to adopt Resolution No. 2009-149 awarding the contract for Lodi Avenue Reconstruction Project, Union Pacific Railroad to Cherokee Lane (ESPL 5154 (036)), to Granite Construction Company, of Watsonville in the amount of $2,098,885, and appropriating funds in the amount of $2,518,662. The above motion carried by the following vote:

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

Noes: None

Absent: None

AGMT. TO PURCHASE PROPERTY RE: SENIOR HOUSING PROJECT MOTION / VOTE:

Mayor Hansen made a motion, second by Council Member Mounce, to adopt Resolution No. 2009-150 authorizing the City Manager to execute an Option Agreement to purchase real property pursuant to the terms of the Purchase and Development Agreement with Eden Housing, Inc. regarding Senior Housing Project at 2245 Tienda Drive. The above motion carried by the following vote:

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

Noes: None

Absent: None

OCTOBER 7, 2009

AWARD CONTRACT FOR GRAPE BOWL ALL WEATHER SURFACE MOTION / VOTE:

Council Member Johnson made a motion, second by Mayor Pro Tempore Katzakian, adopt Resolution No. 2009-133 awarding the contract for professional services for the Grape Bowl all weather surface project to Beals Alliance of Sacramento and appropriating funds. The above motion carried by the following vote:

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

Noes: Council Member Mounce

Absent: Council Member Hitchcock

APPROVE REALLOCATION OF URBAN CDBG & HOME FUNDS MOTION / VOTE:

Council Member Mounce made a motion, second by Mayor Hansen, adopt Resolution No. 2009-134 approving the reallocation of available Urban County Community Development Block Grant and HOME Program funding. The above motion carried by the following vote:

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

Noes: Council Member Johnson

Absent: Council Member Hitchcock

APPROVE NEW RATES FOR SOLID WASTE COLLECTION MOTION / VOTE:

Council Member Johnson made a motion, second by Mayor Pro Tempore Katzakian, adopt Resolution No. 2009-135 approving new rates for solid waste collection, excluding Item No. 6 of the Exhibit. The above motion carried by the following vote:

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

Noes: None

Absent: Council Member Hitchcock

AGMT. FOR WATER METER PLANNING, DESIGN, AND PROG. MGMT. MOTION / VOTE:

Council Member Johnson made a motion, second by Mayor Hansen, adopt Resolution No. 2009-136 awarding professional services agreement to RMC Water and Environment, of Walnut Creek, for Water Meter Planning, Design, and Program Management Services Project in the amount of $2,815,183 and appropriating funds in the amount of $3,250,000. The above motion carried by the following vote:

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

Noes: Council Member Mounce

Absent: Council Member Hitchcock

SEPTEMBER 30, 2009

DIRECTION TO DEVELOP POLICY FOR INVOCATIONS MOTION / VOTE:

Mayor Hansen made a motion, second by Council Member Johnson, give direction to the City Attorney to develop a policy for uncensored invocations to be given prior to the beginning of a Council meeting, listed on the agenda, that actively encourages all religions to participate, with a call to civic responsibility for non-religious groups, a disclaimer with acknowledgement of diversity and non-endorsement, and prohibiting the elevation or demeaning of one religion over others. The above motion carried by the following vote:

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

Noes: None

Absent: None

SEPTEMBER 16, 2009

APPROVE GRAPE BOWL FACILITY RENOVATION/MAINT. FEE MOTION / VOTE:

Council Member Mounce made a motion, second by Mayor Pro Tempore Katzakian, to adopt Resolution No. 2009-126 approving the Grape Bowl Facility Renovation and/or Maintenance Fee Policy. The above motion carried by the following vote:

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

Noes: None

Absent: None

SEPTEMBER 2, 2009

LEASE, DEVELOPMENT, CLEANUP OF LODI ENERGY CENTER SITE MOTION / VOTE:

Council Member Hitchcock made a motion, second by Mayor Hansen, to authorize the City Manager to enter into an MOU between NCPA and the City of Lodi regarding the lease, development, and cleanup of the Lodi Energy Center site. The above motion carried by the following vote:

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

Noes: None

Absent: Council Member Johnson, and Council Member Mounce

APPROVE SSMP AND STAFFING ADDITIONS MOTION / VOTE:

Council Member Hitchcock made a motion, second by Mayor Hansen, to adopt Resolution No. 2009-125 approving the City of Lodi Sewer System Management Plan and approving staffing additions (with the exception of the Management Analyst position). The above motion carried by the following vote:

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

Noes: None

Absent: Council Member Johnson, and Council Member Mounce

AUGUST 19, 2009

AMENDING BUDGET IN RESPONSE TO PROPOSITION 1A MOTION / VOTE:

Council Member Mounce made a motion, second by Mayor Hansen, to adopt Resolution No. 2009-116 amending the budget in response to Proposition 1A property tax "borrowing" by pursuing the California Communities Bond option, followed by a borrowing from the PCE/TCE fund if necessary. The above motion carried by the following vote:

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

Noes: Council Member Hitchcock, and Council Member Johnson

Absent: None

ENDORSE DOWNTOWN SUMMIT MOTION / VOTE:

Council Member Mounce made a motion, second by Mayor Hansen, to endorse holding a one-day (five-hour) Downtown Summit to gather and rally Downtown property owners and merchants to review the progress of Downtown revitalization, assess current conditions, and look toward the future. The above motion carried by the following vote:

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

Noes: None

Absent: None

CONTINUE PROVIDING CABLE TV BROADCAST OF COUNCIL MEETINGS MOTION / VOTE:

Council Member Mounce made a motion, second by Mayor Hansen, to continue providing cable television broadcasts of City Council meetings by utilizing paid stage technicians to operate the cameras and collect the additional 1% from Comcast pursuant to law. The above motion carried by the following vote:

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

Noes: None

Absent: None

AUGUST 11, 2009

CLEANUP AGREEMENT WITH DTSC ON LODI ENERGY CENTER SITE MOTION / VOTE:

Mayor Hansen made a motion, second by Council Member Johnson, to authorize the City Manager to enter voluntary cleanup agreement with the Department of Toxic Substances Control for soil removal on the Lodi Energy Center site. The above motion carried by the following vote:

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

Noes: None

Absent: None

JOINT APPLICATION WITH EDEN DEVELOPMENT FOR HOME FUNDING MOTION / VOTE:

Mayor Hansen made a motion, second by Council Member Mounce, to adopt Resolution No. 2009-111 authorizing the City Manager to submit a joint application with Eden Development, Inc., to the State of California Department of Housing and Community Development for HOME Investment Partnerships Program funding; and if selected, the execution of a standard agreement, and amendments thereto, and of any related documents necessary to participate in the HOME Investment Partnerships Program. The above motion carried by the following vote:

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

Noes: None

Absent: None

AUGUST 5, 2009

EST. GUIDELINES FOR FIRST-TIME HOME BUYER PROGRAM MOTION / VOTE:

Council Member Hitchcock made a motion, second by Mayor Hansen, to adopt Resolution No. 2009-107 establishing guidelines for a first-time home buyer program and authorizing an application to the State Department of Housing and Community Development for $800,000 of HOME funding. The above motion carried by the following vote:

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

Noes: None

Absent: None

RIGHT TO NEGOTIATE AGREEMENT FOR SENIOR HOUSING PROJECT MOTION / VOTE:

Mayor Hansen made a motion, second by Council Member Mounce, to adopt Resolution No. 2009-108 authorizing the City Manager to execute an Exclusive Right to Negotiate Agreement with Eden Development, Inc. regarding affordable senior housing project at 2245 Tienda Drive and to adopt Resolution No. 2009-109 authorizing the reallocation of available CDBG and HOME Program funding to Eden Development, Inc. for the affordable senior housing project. The above motion carried by the following vote:

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

Noes: None

Absent: None

PROF. SERVICES AGREEMENT WITH PALS MOTION / VOTE:

Council Member Mounce made a motion, second by Mayor Hansen, to authorize the City Manager to enter into a Professional Services Agreement with People Assisting Lodi Shelter (PALS) to perform the Shelter’s administrative functions as directed in the 2009-10 budget. The above motion carried by the following vote:

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

Noes: None

Absent: None

SOLICITATION FOR BIDS FOR ARTIFICIAL TURF DESIGN SERVICES MOTION / VOTE:

Council Member Johnson made a motion, second by Mayor Pro Tempore Katzakian, to authorize solicitation of bids for artificial turf design services. The above motion carried by the following vote:

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

Noes: Council Member Hitchcock, and Council Member Mounce

Absent: None 

July 15, 2009

ADJUST WASTEWATER RATES MOTION / VOTE:

Council Member Johnson made a motion, second by Mayor Hansen, to adopt Resolution No. 2009-100 adjusting the wastewater rates. The motion carried by the following vote:

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

Noes: Council Member Hitchcock, and Council Member Mounce

Absent: None

June 17, 2009

HARNEY LANE ALTERNATIVE TO MEASURE K RR GRADE SEPARATION MOTION / VOTE:

Mayor Hansen made a motion, second by Council Member Johnson, to adopt Resolution No. 2009-89 authorizing the Harney Lane alternative to Measure K Railroad Grade Separation Project. The motion carried by the following vote:

Ayes: Council Member Johnson, Council Member Mounce, and Mayor Hansen

Noes: None

Absent: Council Member Hitchcock and Mayor Pro Tempore Katzakian

P/SPECS FOR LODI AVENUE RECONSTRUCTION PROJECT MOTION / VOTE:

Mayor Hansen made a motion, second by Council Member Johnson, to approve plans and specifications and authorize advertisement for bids for Lodi Avenue Reconstruction Project and adopt Resolution No. 2009-91 approving Mitigated Negative Declaration 09-01. The motion carried by the following vote:

Ayes: Council Member Johnson, Council Member Mounce, and Mayor Hansen

Noes: None

Absent: Council Member Hitchcock, and Mayor Pro Tempore Katzakian

June 10, 2009

APPROVE 2009-10 BUDGET AND APPROPRIATIONS SPENDING LIMIT MOTION / VOTE:

Mayor Hansen made a motion, second by Council Member Johnson, to adopt Resolution No. 2009-76 approving City of Lodi Financial Plan and Budget for fiscal year beginning July 1, 2009 and ending June 30, 2010, and approving Fiscal Year 2009-10 Appropriation Spending Limit. The motion carried by the following vote:

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

Noes: Council Member Mounce

Absent: None

MODIFY LABOR UNIT MOUS MOTION / VOTE:

Council Member Hitchcock made a motion, second by Council Member Johnson, to authorize staff to modify labor unit Memorandums of Understanding according to signed Tentative Agreements. The motion carried by the following vote:

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

Noes: Council Member Mounce

Absent: None

June 3, 2009

CONTRACT FOR EIR FOR LODI WEST 60KV POWER LINE PROJECT MOTION / VOTE:

Council Member Mounce made a motion, second by Mayor Hansen, to adopt Resolution No. 2009-74 authorizing the City Manager to enter into contract with InSite Environmental, Inc. to prepare an Environmental Impact Report for the Lodi West 60kV Power Line Project to be located west of the City of Lodi. The motion carried by the following vote:

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

Noes: Council Member Johnson

Absent: None

May 20, 2009

DECLARING FISCAL HARDSHIP MOTION / VOTE:

Council Member Mounce made a motion, second by Council Member Johnson, to adopt Resolution No. 2009-67 at the request of the League declaring fiscal hardship due to State’s ongoing seizure of local property tax funds for the ERAF and its continued adoption of unfunded mandates. The motion carried by the following vote:

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

Noes: None

Absent: None

EXTEND MORATORIUM ON MEDICAL MARIJUANA MOTION / VOTE:

Council Member Johnson made a motion, second by Council Member Hitchcock, to adopt urgency Ordinance No. 1823 to extend interim Ordinance No. 1822, an uncodified urgency interim ordinance to establish a moratorium on the establishment and operation of medical marijuana dispensaries. The motion carried by the following vote:

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

Noes: None

Absent: None

WAIVE CPI INCREASE FOR WATER FUND MOTION / VOTE:

Mayor Hansen made a motion, second by Council Member Johnson, to waive the CPI increase for the water fund for fiscal year 2009-10 and maintain the water rate schedule as approved on April 16, 2008. The motion carried by the following vote:

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

Noes: Council Member Mounce

Absent: None

USE OF GRAPE BOWL FOR CONCERT MOTION / VOTE:

Council Member Johnson made a motion, second by Mayor Pro Tempore Katzakian, to approve use of the Grape Bowl outside of Council-approved restrictions for a concert, without the prohibition of a one-time use.

Council Member Hitchcock made a motion, second by Council Member Mounce, to amend the above motion to make the approval subject to a one-time use.

The motion to amend the original motion carried by the following vote:

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

Noes: Council Members - Council Member Johnson

Absent: Council Members – None

The motion to approve the amended motion approving use of the Grape Bowl outside of Council-approved restrictions for a concert for a one-time use carried by the following vote:

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

Noes: Council Members - Council Member Johnson

Absent: Council Members - None

BUDGET REDUCTION FOR DLBP MOTION / VOTE:

Council Member Mounce made a motion, second by Council Member Hitchcock, to support the Downtown Lodi Business Partnership in the 2009-10 budget with a 15% reduction from last year’s contribution amount of $34,000. The motion carried by the following vote:

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

Noes: Council Member Johnson

Absent: None

May 13, 2009

#1) FAILED MOTION TO DENY THE WAL-MART PROJECT / VOTE:

Council Member Hitchcock made a motion, second by Council Member Mounce, to deny the proposed project. The motion failed by the following vote:

Ayes: Council Member Hitchcock and Council Member Mounce

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

Absent: None

#2) APPROVE WAL-MART PROJECT MOTION / VOTE:

Council Member Johnson made a motion, second by Mayor Hansen, to adopt Resolution No. 2009-58 approving Use Permit File No. U-02-12 to allow the construction of a commercial shopping center in the C-S zone and allow the sale of alcoholic beverages at the Wal-Mart Supercenter; approving the Tentative Parcel Map 03-P-001 to create 12 parcels for the project relating to the Lodi Shopping Center; and providing the architectural approval of a new commercial building to be constructed at 2640 W. Kettleman Lane (Wal-Mart) and making findings and statements of overriding considerations pursuant to CEQA. The motion carried by the following vote:

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

Noes: Council Member Hitchcock, and Council Member Mounce

Absent: None

May 6, 2009

APPROVAL FINAL PLANS FOR CDBG PROGRAM MOTION / VOTE:

Council Member Hitchcock made a motion, second by Council Member Mounce, to adopt Resolution No. 2009-56 approving Final 2009-14 Consolidated Plan, Citizen Participation Plan, and 2009-10 Action Plan for the Federal allocation of CDBG Program and the allocation of available 2008-09 CDBG-R funding through the Urban County, including a 50/50 split with the City and County for the Lodi Community Center Project. The motion carried by the following vote:

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

Noes: None

Absent: None

DEBENEDETTI PARK SPECS, CONTRACT, AND APPROPRIATION MOTION / VOTE:

Council Member Mounce made a motion, second by Mayor Pro Tempore Katzakian, to adopt Resolution No. 2009-57 approving DeBenedetti Park modified grading design, directing preparation of plans and specifications for phased improvements, authorizing the City Manager to execute contract amendment for DeBenedetti Park rough grading contract with A.M. Stephens Construction Company, Inc., of Lodi, in the amount of $163,000 and appropriating additional funds in the amount of $180,000 from Impact Mitigation Fees. The motion carried by the following vote:

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

Noes: None

Absent: None

AUTHORIZE FARMERS MARKET AT LODI LAKE MOTION / VOTE:

Council Member Johnson made a motion, second by Mayor Hansen, to authorize a Farmers Market to be held at Lodi Lake for a one-year period, with no more than 24 vendors, and no arts and crafts. The motion carried by the following vote:

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

Noes: Council Member Hitchcock

Absent: None

April 21, 2009

APPROVE EXPENDITURE FOR JUSTICE ASSISTANCE GRANT MOTION / VOTE:

Mayor Hansen made a motion, second by Council Member Mounce, to approve the proposed expenditure program for Lodi’s share of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act’s Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant. The motion carried by the following vote:

Ayes: Council Member Hitchcock, Council Member Mounce, and Mayor Hansen

Noes: None

Absent: Council Member Johnson, and Mayor Pro Tempore Katzakian

April 15, 2009

ACTION RE: GRAPE BOWL SPECS, APPROPRIATION, AND TURF MOTION / ACTION:

Council Member Hitchcock made a motion, second by Council Member Johnson, to

  1. approve plans and specifications and authorize advertisement for bids for ADA improvements at the Grape Bowl;
  2.  appropriate additional funding in the amount of $150,000 from the one-time proceeds of the sale of the Lockeford property to fully leverage the San Joaquin County grant match requirement of a 1.5-to-1 funding ratio; and
  3. approve the recommendation of the Recreation Commission to appropriate $1.2 million from the Park Impact Mitigation Fee program to install an artificial turf field at the Grape Bowl. The motion carried by the following vote:

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

Noes: None

Absent: Council Member Mounce

MORATORIUM ON MEDICAL MARIJUANA DISPENSARIES MOTION / VOTE:

Council Member Johnson made a motion, second by Mayor Hansen, to adopt uncodified urgency interim Ordinance No. 1822 to establish a moratorium on the establishment and operation of medical marijuana dispensaries. The motion carried by the following vote:

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

Noes: None

Absent: Council Member Mounce

April 1, 2009

APPROVE DRAFT PLANS FOR CDBG FUNDS MOTION / VOTE:

Council Member Hitchcock made a motion, second by Council Member Mounce, to adopt Resolution No. 2009-35 approving the Draft Consolidated Plan, Citizen Participation Plan, and Action Plan and the 2009-10 Federal allocation of Community Development Block Grant funds, and further reallocating available funds from previous program years. The motion carried by the following vote:

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

Noes: None

Absent: None

ADOPT NEW LMC SECTION RE: ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT RATES MOTION / VOTE:

Council Member Hitchcock made a motion, second by Council Member Mounce, to introduce Ordinance No. 1820 amending Chapter 13.20, "Electrical Service," by adding a new Section 13.20.315 titled, "Schedule EDR - Economic Development Rates." The motion carried by the following vote:

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

Noes: None

Absent: None

CONTRACT FOR FOURTH OF JULY FIREWORKS MOTION / VOTE:

Council Member Johnson made a motion, second by Mayor Pro Tempore Katzakian, to authorize the City Manager to enter into a contract with Pyro Spectaculars in a manner that is consistent with Program B, as outlined in the staff report and blue sheet, to provide a 4th of July fireworks show in the amount of $16,000. The motion carried by the following vote:

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

Noes: Council Member Johnson

Absent: None

NEGOTIATIONS FOR AFFORDABLE SENIOR HOUSING PROJECT MOTION / VOTE:

Mayor Hansen made a motion, second by Council Member Mounce, to authorize the City Manager to enter into negotiations with Eden Housing, Inc., in regard to affordable senior housing development located at 2246 Tienda Drive. The motion carried by the following vote:

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

Noes: None

Absent: None

ORD. RE: CARDROOMS MOTION / VOTE:

Mayor Hansen made a motion, second by Mayor Pro Tempore Katzakian, to introduce Ordinance No. 1821 repealing and reenacting Lodi Municipal Code Title 5 – Permits and Regulations – Chapter 5.12, "Cardrooms," increasing the number of legal cardroom games, expanding cardroom hours, and increasing the number of tables. The motion carried by the following vote:

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

Noes: Council Member Hitchcock, and Council Member Mounce

Absent: None

March 18, 2009

AGREEMENT FOR DESIGN AND EIR FOR SURFACE WATER PLANT MOTION / VOTE:

Mayor Hansen made a motion, second by Council Member Johnson, to adopt Resolution No. 2009-31 authorizing the City Manager to execute professional services agreement with HDR, Inc., of Folsom, for preparation of preliminary design and Environmental Impact Report for the Surface Water Treatment Facility in the amount of $857,924 and to adopt Resolution No. 2009-32 executing second amendment to 2003 agreement for purchase of water from Woodbridge Irrigation District by the City of Lodi permitting City to sell a portion of its banked water and appropriating funds in the amount of $987,000.  The motion carried by the following vote:

Ayes:    Council Member Johnson, Mayor Pro Tempore Katzakian, and Mayor Hansen
Noes:   Council Member Hitchcock, and Council Member Mounce
Absent: None

SELL SURPLUS CAISO CRRS FOR EUD’S BENEFIT MOTION / VOTE:

Mayor Hansen made a motion, second by Mayor Pro Tempore Katzakian, to adopt Resolution No. 2009-33 to sell surplus California Independent System Operator (CAISO) "Congestion Revenue Rights" for Lodi Electric Utility’s Benefit.  The motion carried by the following vote:

Ayes:    Council Member Hitchcock, Mayor Pro Tempore Katzakian, Council Member Mounce, and Mayor Hansen
Noes:   Council Member Johnson
Absent: None

MODIFYING MOU FOR AFSCME MOTION / VOTE:

Council Member Mounce made a motion, second by Council Member Hitchcock, to adopt Resolution No. 2009-34 approving modification to Memorandum of Understanding for AFSCME Council 57 Local 146-AFL-CIO Maintenance and Operators Unit.  The motion carried by the following vote:

Ayes:    Council Member Hitchcock, Council Member Johnson, Mayor Pro Tempore Katzakian, Council Member Mounce, and Mayor Hansen
Noes:   None
Absent: None

March 11, 2009

CERTIFY FINAL REVISED EIR FOR LODI SHOPPING CENTER MOTION / VOTE:

Council Member Johnson made a motion, second by Mayor Hansen, to adopt Resolution No. 2009-27 certifying the Final Revised Environmental Impact Report (EIR-03-01) relating to the Lodi Shopping Center Project as recommended by the City Attorney.  The motion carried by the following vote:

Ayes:    Council Member Johnson, Mayor Pro Tempore Katzakian, and Mayor Hansen
Noes:   Council Member Hitchcock, and Council Member Mounce
Absent: None

March 4, 2009

RFP FOR EIR FOR POWER LINE PROJECT MOTION / VOTE:

Council Member Hitchcock made a motion, second by Council Member Mounce, to approve the issuance of a request for proposals from qualified consultants to prepare an Environmental Impact Report for the Electric Utility Department power line project.  The motion carried by the following vote:

Ayes:    Council Member Hitchcock, Mayor Pro Tempore Katzakian, Council Member Mounce, and Mayor Hansen
Noes:   Council Member Johnson
Absent: None

BUILDING CODE FEES MOTION / VOTE:

Council Member Hitchcock made a motion, second by Council Member Johnson, to adopt Resolution No. 2009-25 approving Community Development Department Building Code related fees as recommended with the exception of water heaters and the $500 or less project category.  The motion carried by the following vote:

Ayes:    Council Member Johnson, Mayor Pro Tempore Katzakian, Council Member Mounce, and Mayor Hansen
Noes:   Council Member Hitchcock
Absent: None

BUILDINGS FEES RELATING TO WATER HEATERS MOTION / VOTE:

Mayor Pro Tempore Katzakian made a motion, second by Council Member Johnson, to approve Community Development Department Building Code related fees for water heaters at 25% of cost recovery and $500 or less valuated projects at 25% of cost recovery.  The motion carried by the following vote:

Ayes:    Council Member Johnson, Mayor Pro Tempore Katzakian, Council Member Mounce, and Mayor Hansen
Noes:   Council Member Hitchcock
Absent: None

DESIGNATED PERIOD FOR TWO YEARS ADDITIONAL SERVICE CREDIT MOTION / VOTE:

Council Member Mounce made a motion, second by Council Member Johnson, to adopt Resolution No. 2009-26 granting designated period for two years additional service credit.  The motion carried by the following vote:

Ayes:    Council Member Hitchcock, Council Member Johnson, Mayor Pro Tempore Katzakian, Council Member Mounce, and Mayor Hansen
Noes:   None
Absent: None

February 18, 2009

INCREASE PARKING FINES MOTION / VOTE:

Council Member Johnson made a motion, second by Council Member Mounce, to adopt Resolution No. 2009-19 increasing parking fines for both the Lodi Municipal Code and California Vehicle Code Sections.  The motion carried by the following vote:

Ayes:    Council Member Johnson, Mayor Pro Tempore Katzakian, Council Member Mounce, and Mayor Hansen
Noes:   None
Absent: Council Member Hitchcock

MODIFICATIONS TO MOUS MOTION / VOTE:

Mayor Hansen made a motion, second by Council Member Johnson, to adopt Resolution No. 2009-20 approving: 1) modifications to Memorandums of Understanding (MOU) for Police Officers Association of Lodi, Lodi Police Dispatcher’s Association, and Lodi Police Mid-Management Organization; 2) modifications to MOU for Lodi Professional Firefighters; 3) modifications to Fire Mid-Management Statement of Benefits; 4) modifications to MOU for Lodi City Mid-Management Association; 5) modifications to unrepresented Confidential benefits and to Executive Management contracts and Statement of Benefits; and 6) modifications to MOUs for AFSCME Council 57 Local 146-AFL-CIO General Services and Maintenance & Operations and IBEW.  The motion carried by the following vote:

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

FY 2008-09 MID-YEAR BUDGET ADJUSTMENTS MOTION / VOTE

Mayor Hansen made a motion, second by Council Member Johnson, to adopt Resolution No. 2009-21 approving fiscal year 2008-09 mid-year budget adjustments.  The motion carried by the following vote:

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

TWO YEARS SERVICE CREDIT FOR SPECIFIED CLASSIFICATIONS MOTION / VOTE:

Mayor Hansen made a motion, second by Council Member Johnson, to authorize the City Manager to post cost to grant two years service credit to specified classifications under Government Code Section 20903.  The motion carried by the following vote:

Ayes:    Council Member Johnson, Mayor Pro Tempore Katzakian, Council Member Mounce, and Mayor Hansen
Noes:   None
Absent: Council Member Hitchcock

P/SPECS FOR PHASE 1 DEMOLITION AT GRAPE BOWL MOTION / VOTE:

Mayor Hansen made a motion, second by Mayor Pro Tempore Katzakian, to approve the plans and specifications and authorize advertisement for bids for Phase I demolition work at the Grape Bowl, 221 Lawrence Avenue.  The motion carried by the following vote:

Ayes:    Council Member Johnson, Mayor Pro Tempore Katzakian, Council Member Mounce, and Mayor Hansen
Noes:   None
Absent: Council Member Hitchcock

February 11, 2009

GENERAL PLAN ALTERNATIVE MOTION / VOTE:

Council Member Hitchcock made a motion, second by Council Member Mounce, to move forward with the Preferred General Plan Alternative as recommended.  The motion carried by the following vote:

Ayes:    Council Member Hitchcock, Council Member Johnson, Mayor Pro Tempore Katzakian, Council Member Mounce, and Mayor Hansen
Noes:   None
Absent: None

RESCIND FINAL EIR FOR LODI SHOPPING CENTER MOTION / VOTE:

Council Member Mounce made a motion, second by Mayor Hansen, to adopt Resolution No. 2009-15 rescinding certification of the Final Revised Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the Lodi Shopping Center project located at 2640 West Kettleman Lane and reset the public hearing for March 11, 2009, at 6:30 p.m. to consider the appeals of Browman Development Company and Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. regarding the decision of the Planning Commission to not certify the Final Revised EIR.  The motion carried by the following vote:

Ayes:    Council Member Hitchcock, Council Member Johnson, Mayor Pro Tempore Katzakian, Council Member Mounce, and Mayor Hansen
Noes:   None
Absent: None

SECOND AMENDMENT TO WOW MUSEUM LEASE MOTION / VOTE:

Mayor Hansen made a motion, second by Council Member Hitchcock, to adopt Resolution No. 2009-16 authorizing the City Manager to enter into a Second Amendment to World of Wonders Science Museum Lease.  The motion carried by the following vote:

Ayes:    Council Member Hitchcock, Council Member Johnson, Mayor Pro Tempore Katzakian, Council Member Mounce, and Mayor Hansen
Noes:   None
Absent: None

ORD. REPEALING AND REENACTING SEWER SERVICE CHAPTER MOTION / VOTE:
Council Member Mounce made a motion, second by Mayor Hansen, to introduce Ordinance No. 1819 amending Lodi Municipal Code Title 13 - Public Services - by repealing and reenacting Chapter 13.12, "Sewer Service," in its entirety.  The motion carried by the following vote:

Ayes:    Council Member Hitchcock, Council Member Johnson, Mayor Pro Tempore Katzakian, Council Member Mounce, and Mayor Hansen
Noes:   None
Absent: None

January 21, 2009

APPROVE CONVERSION TO PARALLEL PARKING ON CENTRAL MOTION / VOTE:

Council Member Hitchcock made a motion, second by Council Member Mounce, to adopt Resolution No. 2009-09 amending Section 4 of Traffic Resolution No. 97-148 by approving conversion from angle parking to parallel parking on west side of Central Avenue from Eden Street to the alley north of Eden Street.  The motion carried by the following vote:

Ayes:    Council Member Hitchcock, Council Member Johnson, Mayor Pro Tempore Katzakian, Council Member Mounce, and Mayor Hansen
Noes:   None
Absent: None

ORD. RE: LODI TOURISM BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT MOTION / VOTE:

Council Member Hitchcock made a motion, second by Council Member Johnson, to introduce Ordinance No. 1818 amending Lodi Municipal Code Title 12 Streets, Sidewalks, and Public Places by repealing and reenacting Chapter 12.07 relating to the Lodi Tourism Business Improvement District (LTBID).  The motion carried by the following vote:

PURCHASE AGREEMENT FOR 217 EAST LOCKEFORD MOTION / VOTE:

Mayor Hansen made a motion, second by Council Member Mounce, to adopt Resolution No. 2009-10 authorizing the purchase agreement for City-owned property at 217 East Lockeford Street.  The motion carried by the following vote:

Ayes:    Council Member Johnson, Council Member Mounce, and Mayor Hansen
Noes:   Council Member Hitchcock
Abstentions:     Mayor Pro Tempore Katzakian
Absent: None

CONSULTANT CONTRACT W/RAD BARTLAM MOTION / VOTE:

Mayor Hansen made a motion, second by Mayor Pro Tempore Katzakian, to adopt Resolution No. 2009-11 approving consultant services contract with Konradt Bartlam to serve as Community Development Director.  The motion carried by the following vote:

Ayes:    Council Member Hitchcock, Council Member Johnson, Mayor Pro Tempore Katzakian, and Mayor Hansen
Noes:   Council Member Mounce
Absent: None

ECONOMIC STIMULUS PROJECTS MOTION / VOTE:

Council Member Mounce made a motion, second by Council Member Hitchcock, to endorse the potential Economic Stimulus projects as recommended and set forth the Lodi Lake embankment project as a separate project.  The motion carried by the following vote:

Ayes:    Council Member Hitchcock, Council Member Johnson, Mayor Pro Tempore Katzakian, Council Member Mounce, and Mayor Hansen
Noes:   None
Absent: None

LEVELING MECHANISM FOR ECA MOTION / VOTE:

Council Member Johnson made a motion, second by Council Member Hitchcock, to direct the City Manager to research and recommend leveling mechanism for the ECA.  The motion carried by the following vote:

Ayes:    Council Member Hitchcock, Council Member Johnson, and Council Member Mounce
Noes:   Mayor Pro Tempore Katzakian, and Mayor Hansen
Absent: None

January 7, 2009

AUTHORIZE CA TO DRAFT ORD. RE: CARDROOMS MOTION / VOTE:

Council Member Johnson made a motion, second by Mayor Pro Tempore Katzakian, to authorize the City Attorney to draft an ordinance increasing the number of legal cardroom games, expanding cardroom hours, and increasing the number of tables.  The motion carried by the following vote:

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

DEBENEDETTI PARK ROUGH GRADING MOTION / VOTE:

Mayor Hansen made a motion, second by Council Member Johnson, to bring back a more detailed report regarding costs for the two different plans as referenced by the City Manager.  The motion carried by the following vote:

Ayes:    Council Member Hitchcock, Council Member Johnson, Mayor Pro Tempore Katzakian, and Mayor Hansen
Noes:   None
Absent: Council Member Mounce