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Posted on: June 22, 2022

City Council Meeting Recap

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The following is a recap of the City Council meeting on Tuesday, June 21, 2022. The Yorba Linda City Council:


  • Received Trauma Intervention Programs (TIP) yearly update by Executive Director, Maryellen Lowrey, and recognition of TIP volunteers.
  • Recognized St. Francis of Assisi Catholic School Academic Decathlon National Champions.
  • Made proclamation recognizing July as Parks and Recreation Month.
  • Introduced new staff member, Carlos Espinoza, Landscape Inspector.
  • Approved and authorized the Mayor to sign the Notice of Intent with Orange County Animal Care for animal control and shelter services for the period of July 1, 2022 through June 30, 2023; and directed staff to pursue any canvassing efforts for the City of Yorba Linda if they become available.
  • Directed staff to review the City’s Conflict of Interest Code, prepare a biennial report by October 1, 2022, and report back to the City Council.
  • Adopted Resolution No. 2022-5810 concerning the status and update of the Pavement Management Plan for the Measure M2 (M2) Program.
  • Approved a Professional Services Contract with BKF Engineers in the amount of $429,132 for the Yorba Linda Boulevard Improvements from Imperial Highway to Lakeview Avenue (SI201001) and authorized the City Manager to approve additional expenditures of up to $64,370 (15% of the agreement value) in contract contingencies for potential additional services and unanticipated work that may arise.
  • Adopted proposed Resolution No. 2022-5807, authorizing the City Manager, or designee, to execute all Restricted Grant Agreements and any amendments thereto with Caltrans for the Yorba Linda – Placentia Multi-Agency Active Transportation Plan project; and approved supplemental budget appropriations of $9,809 from the Miscellaneous Grant Fund (207) and $1,272 from the Traffic Mitigation Fund (404) with a corresponding increase of $11,081 to the Capital Improvement Program (CIP) budget for the Yorba Linda – Placentia Multi-Agency Active Transportation Plan project (TC221001).
  • Awarded a Maintenance Agreement to S&H Civilworks of Colton, CA for On-Call Concrete Repair Services in an amount of $612,000.00 (or approximately $306,000.00 per year) for an initial two-year term, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024, with two (2) potential additional two-year terms subject to Council approval of extensions and authorized the City Manager to approve additional annual expenditures of up to $45,900 per contract term year (15% of the annual agreement value) via contract amendment for potential additional services and unanticipated work that may arise. The City Council also authorized the City Manager to approve contract renewals, including any authorized increases, provided for within this agreement.
  • Approved a contract amendment with American Chemical & Sanitary Supply Company from the base amount of $42,000 per fiscal year to $75,000 for FY 2021/22 and extended the initial contract by one year in the amount of $75,000 for FY 2022/23.
  • Approved a contract amendment for $201,864, increasing the total not to exceed agreement compensation to $962,195 from July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2023, unless otherwise approved in writing by the City for Park Turf and Landscape Maintenance Services by Merchants Landscape Services, Inc.
  • Approved a contract amendment, in the amount $258,984.94, increasing the total not to exceed Agreement compensation to $966,131.53 from July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2023, unless otherwise approved in writing by the City for Facility and Park Landscape Maintenance Services by Artistic Maintenance, Inc.
  • Approved and adopted the annual Investment Policy for fiscal year 2022/23.
  • Adopted Resolution No. 2022-5804 establishing the appropriations limit for fiscal year 2022/23.
  • Adopted Resolution No. 2022-5808, declaring its intent to vacate the landscape easement at 24340 Via Lenardo and directed staff to draft a release of liability agreement be executed by the property owner to allow the existing above grade irrigation lines to be left in place. The City Council also set July 19, 2022, as the Public Hearing date for the vacation process.
  • Directed staff to cancel the July 5, 2022 City Council meeting.
  • Received and filed the Committee and Agency report.
  • Approved an additional contract renewal amendment for tree maintenance services to allow for an additional one-year (Fiscal Year 2022/23) term with the option for an additional subsequent extension, with West Coast Arborists (WCA), Inc., in an amount not to exceed $1,352,370.
  • Approved Change Order No. 4 for with RJM Design Group, Inc. (RJM) in the amount of $28,290.
  • Adopted Resolution No. 2022-5809, declaring the landscape easements within Tract 16144 (Local Landscape Maintenance Zone L-5A) be vacated and directed the City Clerk to cause a certified copy of the proposed resolution to be recorded in the Office of the Clerk-Recorder, County of Orange upon completion of any removal of irrigation equipment undertaken by the City. The City Council also directed staff to execute release agreements from property owners with approved requests to keep any of the existing on-grade irrigation infrastructure within the proposed vacated easement area.
  • Adopted Resolution 2022-5805 approving the fiscal year 2022/23 Mid-Term Budget adjustments as outlined in the report, which include: a. Revenue Budget adjustments listed in Attachment 1 of which $4,846,293 are in the General Fund; b. Expenditure Budget adjustments of which $5,046,104 are in the General Fund; c. Budget adjustments for the LMAD as approved in the fiscal year 2022/23 Engineer’s Report; d. Budget adjustments for the Black Gold Golf Course as outlined in the Kemper Sports budget for fiscal year 2022/23; and e. Adjustments to the Capital Improvement Program (CIP). The City Council also approved the Capital Improvement Program (CIP) Database submittals as well as the addition of Fiscal Year 28/29 to the CIP in order to remain in compliance with the Orange County Transportation Authority’s Measure M2 Guidelines and approved the staffing authorizations set forth in the Authorized Positions Listing and the revised Salary Schedule. The City Council also authorized the carryover from the fiscal year 2021/22 budget to the fiscal year 2022/23 budget of 1) unspent CIP project budgets, 2) funds encumbered for outstanding purchase orders, and 3) certain unspent operating budget account balances, and directed staff to return to the City Council with a final list of carryovers for review and final approval. • Approved a letter of opposition for Assembly Bill 2011 (Wicks).


The meeting adjourned at 9:24 p.m. to the next City Council meeting on July 19, 2022 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 June 21, 2022 meeting will be approved at the July 19, 2022 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, July 19, 2022 at 6:30 p.m. in Council Chambers at City Hall.

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