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City Council Meeting Recap

City Council Recap

The following is a recap from the City Council meeting on Tuesday, May 19, 2020. The Yorba Linda City Council:

  • Received an update on COVID-19 by the Orange County Health Care Agency Director, Dr. Clayton Chau and County Health Officer Dr. Nichole Quick.
  • Received a presentation on Law Enforcement Services by Chief of Police Services, Lt. Cory Martino.
  • Authorized the City Clerk to:
    • 1) accept the Public Improvements of Tract 17793 and release the Onsite and Offsite Faithful Performance and Labor and Materials bonds to 90 percent of the original amount and retain 10 percent of the original amount for a one-year warranty period;
    • 2) release, in one year (May 19, 2021), if no liens have been filed, the remaining 10 percent of the Onsite and Offsite Faithful Performance and Labor and Materials bonds;
    • 3) release the remaining 10 percent of the Grading bond; and
    • 4) release 100 percent of the Monumentation bond.
  • Approved proposed Amendment No. 2 with Stantec Consulting Services, Inc. in the amount of $33,917 for Final Close Out Activities at the former Ultramar Gas Station Site; and authorized the City Manager to execute the proposed Amendment No. 2. The City Council also approved the appropriation of $33,917 to the project account which will come from excess General Fund Operating Reserves.
  • Adopted Resolutions 2020-5671, 2020-5672, 2020-5673, and 2020-5674, declaring its intent to vacate designated landscape easements within or adjacent to Tract 9813, Tract 10731, Tract 11455, and Tract 11485. The City Council set June 16, 2020 or as soon thereafter as the Public Hearing date for the vacation process, and instructed Staff to publish and post notices as appropriate.
  • Authorized the City Clerk to reduce Faithful Performance and Labor & Material Bonds to 30 percent of the original amounts; reduce Grading Bond to 30 percent of the original amount; and release Subdivision Monument Bond 100 percent of the original amount for Tract 17459.
  • Authorized the City Clerk to:
    • 1) accept the Public Improvements of Tract 17617 and release the Faithful Performance and Labor and Materials bonds to 90 percent of the original amount and retain 10 percent of the original amount for a one-year warranty period;
    • 2) release, in one year (May 19, 2021), if no liens have been filed, the remaining 10 percent of the Faithful Performance and Labor and Materials bonds;
    • 3) release 90 percent of the Grading and Erosion Control bond;
    • 4) release, in one year (May 19, 2021), if no liens have been filed, the remaining 10 percent of Grading and Erosion Control bond; and
    • 5) release 100 percent of the Monumentation bond.
  • Received the first reading of Ordinance No. 2020-1080 adding Chapter 15.60 and related sections to Title 15 of the Yorba Linda Municipal Code to provide an expedited, streamlined permitting process for electric vehicle charging stations ("EVCS") required by Assembly Bill 1236 (Chapter 598, Statutes 2015).
  • Upheld the Local Emergency Proclamation made by the Director of Emergency Services on March 16, 2020.
  • Conducted a Public Hearing to tabulate the Proposition 218 Ballots for Local Landscaping Zone L-2E resulting in 77% ($41,876) Yes votes and 23% ($12,274) No votes; therefore indicating that a Majority Protest does not exist and adopted Resolution No. 2020-5675 pursuant to the provisions of the Landscaping and Lighting Act of 1972, confirming the diagram and assessments for Fiscal Year 2020/2021 for Local Landscaping Zone L-4A.
  • Received a report by Staff regarding the temporary relaxation of outdoor dining patio regulations for restaurants during the COVID-19 pandemic.


The meeting adjourned at 9:01 p.m. to the next City Council Meeting on June 2, 2020 at 6:30 p.m.  

NOTE: Council Recaps briefly summarize and highlight topics from the City Council Meeting agenda.  This recap is provided by City staff as a public service and is not an official record of Council action. The official record of approved minutes from the May 19, 2020 meeting will be approved at the June 2, 2020 meeting and will be available for viewing thereafter.

FUTURE MEETINGS

Regular City Council meetings take place on the first and third Tuesday of the month. The next regular meeting will be held on Tuesday, June 2, 2020 at 6:30 p.m. in Council Chambers at City Hall.


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