The following is a recap of the City Council meeting on Tuesday, July 20, 2021. The Yorba Linda City Council:
- Received the Chamber of Commerce’s Quarterly Update and Business of the Month recognitions by Susan Wan Ross, CEO of the Yorba Linda Chamber of Commerce.
- Recognized Station Donuts as the City’s Business of the Quarter.
- Received a law enforcement services update by Chief of Police Services, Captain Cory Martino.
- Authorized the City Manager to enter a 60-month (five year) lease agreement with Quadient Leasing USA, Inc. for the postage meter machine at City Hall for the amount of $14,142.00 ($235.70 per month).
- Canceled the Street Lighting and Landscape Maintenance Assessment District (LMAD) special assessment fees from assessment years 2015 to 2020 for APN 351-641-53, and directed staff to provide written authorization to the Office of the Treasurer-Tax Collector to remove the specified charges.
- Approved the plans and specifications for the City Hall Electric Vehicle Charging Station Infrastructure and found that the Project is categorically exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), Class 1, pursuant to CEQA Guidelines, Section 15301. The Council also accepted the bid withdrawal from Inter-Pacific; and awarded the public works construction contract to Bunker Engineering in the amount of $91,851 and rejected all other bids.
- Approved a contract extension, in the amount of $201,864.00 from July 1, 2021 to June 30, 2022 for Park Turf and Landscape Maintenance Services to Merchants Landscape Services, Inc.
- Adopted Ordinance No. 2021-1085 approving Zone Change 2021-01 - Shea Homes to re-zone 13.1 acres of unaddressed vacant property, owned by the City of Yorba Linda and informally referred to as the "West Bastanchury Site" from RE (Residential Estate) to PD (Planned Development) to facilitate development of 23 single-family residential estate lots.
- Adopted Resolution No. 2021-5760 Proclaiming the Termination of the Local Emergency declared by the Director of Emergency Services on March 16, 2020.
- Conducted a public hearing and adopted Resolution No. 2021-5759, pursuant to the provisions of the Landscaping and Lighting Act of 1972, ordering that the costs for certain improvements in the Citywide Yorba Linda Lighting and Landscaping Maintenance Assessment District shall be raised through installments over a period of years, confirming the diagram boundaries and assessments for FY 2021/22 for the Citywide Yorba Linda Lighting and Landscaping Maintenance Assessment District, overruling all protests concerning the assessments, and levying the assessments confirmed therein. The Council also concurred with staff’s recommendation to resume Proposition 218 proceedings for Local Landscape Zone L-1 A and initiate outreach to the Zone to determine if there is interest from the property owners to initiate a petition process.
- Approved the plans and specifications for the Adventure Playground Renovation Project and awarded the contract for the Project including the base bid and all additive alternatives to Lehman Construction Inc. for $6,103,271, consented to the subcontractor substitution, and rejected all other bids. The City Council also authorized an increase in the maximum annual on-call task order amount for Griffin Structures Inc. to $201,250 for construction management services, which includes a 15% contingency, approved the professional services agreement with Griffin Structures, and authorized $75,000 for furniture, fixtures, and equipment.
- Designated Mayor Huang as a voting delegate for League of California Cities 2021 Annual Conference, and designated Council Member Hernandez as an alternate.
The meeting adjourned at 8:05 p.m. to the next City Council meeting on August 3, 2021 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 July 20, 2021 meeting will be approved at the August 3, 2021 meeting and will be available for viewing thereafter.
Regular City Council meetings take place on the first and third Tuesday of the month.
The next regular meeting will be held on Tuesday, August 3, 2021 at 6:30 p.m. in Council Chambers at City Hall.