Minutes - June 23, 2008

CITY OF DALY CITY

MINUTES – REGULAR MEETING – CITY COUNCIL

JUNE 23, 2008

 

            The meeting was called to order by Mayor Klatt at 7:05 P.M.

 

ROLL CALL:           Councilmembers Present:

 

                                 Carol L. Klatt, Mayor

                                 Judith A. Christensen

                                 Maggie A. Gomez

                                 Michael P. Guingona

                                 Sal Torres

                                

                                 Staff Present:

 

                                 Patricia E. Martel, City Manager

                                 Kerry E. Burns, Assistant City Manager

                                 Kelly Schott, Assistant City Attorney

                                 Teresa M. Ricci, Assistant City Clerk

 

PRESENTATIONS:

 

Philippine Association of University Women

 

            Marcelina Munoz and Erlinda Galeon introduced members of the Philippine Association of University Women and presented a $1,000 check to Library Director Carol Simmons for the Daly City Library.

 

Commending Richard Morosi

 

            Councilmember Guingona presented a commendation to Richard Morosi, listing his scholastic achievements and contributions.

 

APPROVAL OF MINUTES:

 

Regular Meeting of April 14 and April 28, 2008

 

            It was moved by Councilmember Guingona, seconded by Councilmember Torres and carried to approve the minutes of April 12 and April 28, 2008.

 

APPROVAL OF AGENDA:

 

            It was moved by Councilmember Torres, seconded by Councilmember Guingona and carried to approve the agenda.

 

Mayor Klatt stated it was requested that Item No. 2, Adopting Salary and Other Health and Welfare and Fringe Benefits for Executive Management and Elected Officials, and Item No. 11, Authorizing Budgetary Adjustments, Appropriation of $7,000 to the Daly City Library from Donations Received ($2,000 Mr. Jonasson, $5,000 Thelma Doelger Charitable Trust), be taken at the end of the Consent Agenda.

 

CONSENT AGENDA:

 

RESOLUTIONS:

 

Setting Time and Place of Public Hearing – re: National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Program Regulatory Fee - Set Hearing 07/28/08

 

            Resolution No. 08-88, Setting Time and Place of Public Hearing Re: Maintaining Adopted Regulatory Fees Necessary to Fund Local Specific Program Activities Mandated Under the Stormwater Management Plan, and Requesting San Mateo County to Collect Such Fees

 

Adopting Composite Summary Memorandum of Understanding between the City of Daly City and the Daly City Police Officers Association

 

            Resolution No. 08-89, Adopting Composite Summary Memorandum of Understanding with the Daly City Police Officers Association (June 1, 2007 through May 31, 2010)

 

Adopting Composite Summary Memorandum of Understanding between the City of Daly City and the Daly City Police Management Association

 

            Resolution No. 08-90, Adopting Composite Summary Memorandum of Understanding with the Daly City Police Management Association (July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2010)

 

Adopting Composite Memorandum of Understanding between the City of Daly City and International Union of Operating Engineers, Stationary Engineers, Local #39

 

            Resolution No. 08-91, Adopting Composite Summary Memorandum of Understanding with the International Union of Operating Engineers, Stationary Engineers, Local #39 (September 1, 2007 through August 21, 2010)

 

Authorizing License Agreement with Musicart Studio Inc. for the Performing Arts at Doelger Art Center for July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009

 

            Resolution No. 08-92, Approving Execution of License with Musicart Studio Inc. (Doelger Art Center 200 Northgate Avenue, Daly City, California)

 

Authorizing License Agreement with Westlake School for the Performing Arts at Doelger Art Center for July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009

 

            Resolution No. 08-93, Approving Execution of License with the Westlake School for the Performing Arts (Doelger Art Center 200 Northgate Avenue, Daly City, California)

 

Accepting Funding from the Jefferson Elementary School District and Appropriating the Funding for the After School Education and Safety Program

 

            Resolution No. 08-94, Approving Receipt of Pass-Through Grant Funding from the Jefferson Elementary School District for the After School Education and Safety Program

 

Authorizing City Manager to Execute Fiscal Year 2008-09 Subgrantee Contract Agreements Under Community Development Block Grant Program (20 Agreements)

 

            Resolution No. 08-95, Approving and Authorizing Execution of Contractual Agreements for Community Service Programs Under Community Development Block Grant Program (Fiscal Year 2008-2009)

 

Adopting Updated Peninsula Partnership Staff Salary Schedule and Addition of Senior Administrative Assistant Position

 

            Resolution No. 08-96, Approving Updated Peninsula Partnership Staff Salary Schedule and Addition of Senior Administrative Assistant Position

 

Amending Traffic Regulations

 

Resolution No. 08-97 Establishing Traffic Regulations

 

1.      Convert Existing Metered Parking Spaces on the South Side of Washington Street between Junipero Serra Boulevard and San Pedro Road from One-Hour to Two-Hour Limit

2.      Designate No Parking (Red) Zone Along the North Curb of Hickey Boulevard for a Distance of 30-Feet Commencing West of St. Francis Boulevard

3.      Designate 60-ft. No Parking (Red) Zone Stop along the South Curb of 92nd Street, Commencing 72 Feet East of the Curb Return at Edgeworth Avenue. Reduce Existing 60-foot No Parking Zone on the West Curb of Edgeworth Avenue at 92nd Street by a distance of 54 Feet

4.      Rescind Resolution No. 91-270, Item 5C, Regarding 38-feet Red Zone at the Cul-de-sac on Westbrook Avenue

5.      Install a “Yield” Sign on the Southwest Corner of John Muir Drive at Lake Merced Boulevard for Eastbound Right-turn Traffic turning onto Southbound Lake Merced Boulevard

 

END OF CONSENT AGENDA

 

It was moved by Councilmember Torres, seconded by Councilmember Christensen and carried to approve and adopt the Consent Agenda, as amended.

 

RESOLUTIONS:

 

Adopting Salary and Other Health and Welfare and Fringe Benefits for Executive Management and Elected Officials

 

            City Manager Patricia Martel stated that this resolution is seeking the Council’s approval for a three-year agreement with all executive managers of the city. She noted that the agreement is virtually identical to all the other labor groups’ agreements.

 

            Vice Mayor Gomez requested the total cost of these items cumulative to the city. Councilmember Christensen stated that elected officials should not be allowed to give themselves a raise on the consent agenda. We have to make sure that all our employees are taken care of first.

 

It was moved by Councilmember Torres, seconded by Mayor Klatt and carried with Councilmember Gomez voting “No” to adopt the following resolution:

 

            Resolution No. 08-98, Adopting Salary Schedule/Benefits for Executive Management Employees and Elected Officials – October 1, 2007 through September 30, 2010

 

Authorizing Budgetary Adjustments

 

            Mayor Klatt informed the public that the library is receiving a $2,000 donation from Mr. Robert Jonasson and a $5,000 grant from the Thelma Doelger Charitable Trust.

 

It was moved by Councilmember Torres, seconded by Councilmember Guingona and carried by unanimous roll call vote to adopt the following resolution:

 

            Resolution No. 08-99, Authorizing Budgetary Adjustments and Appropriations for Fiscal Year 2007-2008

 

A.     Appropriation of $7,000 to the Daly City Library from Donations Received ($2,000 Mr. Robert Jonasson, $5,000 Thelma Doelger Charitable Trust)

 

PUBLIC HEARINGS:

 

Appropriations Limitation for Fiscal Year 2008-2009

 

            Director of Finance and Administrative Services Donald McVey stated that as required by Article XIIIB of the State Constitution, the City must adopt an appropriations limit for the following fiscal year. By resolution of June 9, 2008, Council established its intent to adopt the appropriations limitation for fiscal year 2008-2009. Calculations of the total appropriation limit is $82,799,305, while the estimated proceeds of taxes for the next year is $53,561,538, which means the city is about $30 million below its limitation.

 

            It was moved by Councilmember Guingona, seconded by Councilmember Torres and carried to close the public hearing.

 

It was moved by Councilmember Guingona, seconded by Councilmember Gomez and carried by unanimous roll call vote to adopt the following resolution:

 

            Resolution No. 08-100, Establishing City’s Appropriations Limitation for Fiscal Year 2008-2009

 

RESOLUTIONS:

 

Adoption of Comprehensive Biennial Operating and Capital Budget for Fiscal Years 2009 and 2010

 

Director of Finance and Administrative Services Donald McVey stated the budget being presented for consideration and adoption is as reviewed by the City Council during budget study sessions, including those supplemental budget changes directed to be included by the City Council. The general fund revenue budget includes an estimated $1.2 million increases in fees and charges which were reviewed by Council.

 

It was moved by Councilmember Torres, seconded by Councilmember Guingona and carried by unanimous roll call vote to adopt the following resolution:

 

      Resolution No. 08-101, Adopting Comprehensive Biennial Operating Budget and Capital Budget for Fiscal Years 2009 and 2010

 

AWARD OF BIDS/CONTRACTS:

 

Reservoir 2B Reconstruction

 

            Interim Director of Public Works Patrick Sweetland gave a presentation on awarding a reconstruction contract for Reservoir 2B. Staff recommends the Council accept all bids, waive minor irregularities and award the contract for the project to the lowest responsible bidder, Schembri Construction Company, Inc. of San Francisco, for the total bid amount of $4,138,734 and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract. If the awarded bidder fails to execute the contract within the time limit, City Manager is authorized to award the contract to the next lowest responsible bidder. Staff also recommends appropriation of $2,196,000 from the Bayshore Redevelopment Project Area fund balance to complete the project.

 

            Mr. Sweetland gave a brief background involving the replacement of Reservoir 2B, which is located near the east end of Alta Vista Way. He also discussed the lowest bidder’s and the second lowest bidder’s (Schembri Construction and Gordon N. Ball Inc., respectively) qualifications and references. Construction is anticipated to begin in July 2008 and be completed in late summer 2009. The total estimated construction budget for this project is $5,504,000.

 

            Discussion ensued with Councilmember Christensen asking about the projected life of the tank. Bill Faisat of Brown and Caldwell informed Council that it would probably be good for approximately 100 years. Councilmember Torres expressed concerns on the project’s neighborhood impact. Mr. Sweetland stated that staff will be providing Council with complete information/project inspector for concerned residents.

 

It was moved by Councilmember Torres, seconded by Councilmember Guingona and carried by unanimous roll call vote to adopt the following resolution:

 

            Resolution No. 08-102, Authorizing Execution of Construction Contract with Schembri Construction Company, Inc. for Reservoir 2B Reconstruction

 

Street Slurry Seal/Cape Seal 2008, Gellert Park Parking Lot, and Callan Boulevard and Southgate Avenue Bike Route

 

            Civil Engineer Associate Hae Won Lee gave a PowerPoint presentation on awarding a contract for street slurry seal/cape seal 2008, Gellert Park parking lot and bike route project on Callan Boulevard and Southgate Avenue. Staff recommends Council to accept all bids, waive minor irregularities, and award the contract to American Asphalt, Inc. of Hayward in the amount of $1,088,272.80 and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract.

 

            Ms. Lee gave a brief description of slurry seals and cape seals as well as information on the lowest three bidders: American Asphalt, Inc., Valley Slurry Seal Co., and Graham Contractors, Inc. The project construction is anticipated to begin in July and be completed in October 2008. Staff recognizes the inconvenience of any street maintenance work to the public and has enhanced public outreach efforts from the experience gained in previous years. In addition, a website will be created allowing residents to check on the status of the project and to better anticipate the contractor’s work schedule. Staff has also scheduled work on streets that provide access to the nearby schools.

 

            Parking lot closures at Gellert Park are anticipated on two consecutive days, on Mondays and Tuesdays. However, pedestrian pathways will be provided throughout the project so that patrons will still have access to the courts, fields and library. In addition, to further promote bike ridership, the City applied for and was awarded a $15,000 grant from the Bay Area Quality Management District to install a new bike route.

 

            Discussion ensued with Councilmember Torres asking whether the entire parking lot has to be closed down for two days. Ms. Lee pointed out that there are several reasons for closing off the entire lot, including heavy equipment, time efficiency and vehicles which get in the way once sealing occurs.

 

            Councilmember Christensen was concerned with the quality of work completed with previous slurry seal projects. She also wanted to remind staff to be aware of where polling places are located in the upcoming November election so as not to disrupt these locations with future seal projects.

 

            It was moved by Councilmember Torres, seconded by Councilmember Christensen and carried by unanimous roll call vote to close the public hearing.

 

It was moved by Councilmember Torres, seconded by Councilmember Christensen and carried by unanimous roll call vote to adopt the following resolution:

 

            Resolution No. 08-103, Authorizing Execution of Construction Contract Street Slurry Seal/Cape Seal 2008, Gellert Park Parking Lot and Bike Route Project on Callan Boulevard and Southgate Avenue with American Asphalt of Hayward, California

 

ORDINANCES:

 

Second Reading – Ordinance No. 1337, Amending the Daly City Zoning Map – Rezoning From I-D Interim District to R-1 Single Family Residential Zoning at 140 Third Avenue

 

            City Attorney Rose Zimmerman stated that this item is back for a second reading and there were no significant changes to the item. The ordinance involves a rezoning from I-D interim district to R-1 single family residential zoning at 140 Third Avenue.

 

It was moved by Councilmember Torres, seconded by Councilmember Gomez and carried by unanimous roll call vote to adopt the following ordinance:

 

            Ordinance No. 1337, Zoning Map – Rezoning from I-D Interim District to R-1 Single Family Residential Zoning at 140 Third Avenue

 

PUBLIC APPEARANCES/ORAL COMMUNICATIONS:

 

            None

 

APPOINTMENTS:

 

            Councilmember Gomez nominated Michael Maysenholder to the Library Board of Trustees.

 

It was moved by Councilmember Gomez, seconded by Councilmember Torres and carried by unanimous roll call vote to appoint Mr. Maysenholder to the Library Board, with term expiring 06/30/2011.

 

Council Committee

 

None

 

City Council

 

Councilmember Gomez announced the County’s Sheriff Emergency team will be meeting on October 23, 2008 for a County-wide earthquake exercises called Silver Sentinel. All cities are welcome to sign up for the 36-hour program. Furthermore, on September 13, 2008, the Disaster Preparedness Day will take place at the San Mateo County Fairgrounds.

 

            Mayor Klatt encouraged more people from the community to attend next year’s “Friends of the Library” event.

 

Staff

 

None

 

ADJOURNMENT:

 

It was moved by Councilmember Guingona, seconded by Councilmember Gomez and carried to adjourn the meeting in the memory of Eddie King, Donald Culp and Charles Vincent at 8:05 P.M.

 

                                                                                                               TERESA M. RICCI             

                                                                                                               Assistant City Clerk

 

Approved as submitted, this         25th        

 

day of               August                     , 2008.

 

 

                  CAROL L. KLATT                

                          Mayor