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Posted on: May 17, 2023

City Council Meeting Recap

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The following is a recap from the City Council meeting on Tuesday, May 16, 2023. The Yorba Linda City Council:  

Recognized Dr. Jacob Eisenbach  

Recognized unsung hero Toni Jean Munoz 

Recognized Dr. Quentin Goodman 

Recognized Girl Scouts Troop 8225 

Presented a proclamation recognizing drowning prevention awareness 

Presented a proclamation recognizing May 21 – 27th as National Public Works Week 

Received Law Enforcement Services Update from Chief of Police Services, Captain Walehwa 

Adopted Resolution No. 2023-5844 authorizing the City Manager to execute agreements and other documents necessary to facilitate the City’s participation in the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program. 

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, 2023 through June 30, 2024. 

Approved the Award of a Professional Services Agreement to Iteris, Inc., in the amount of $1,217,951.98 for the Design of the Yorba Linda Boulevard/Weir Canyon Regional Traffic Signal Synchronization Project (RTSSP) TC231003 and authorized the City Manager to approve additional expenditures up to $182,692.80 (15% of the agreement value) in agreement contingencies for potential additional services and unanticipated work that may arise, for a total potential agreement amount not-to-exceed $1,400,644.78. 

The City Council also approved an appropriation of $315,000 in Lighting and Signal Fund (407) in place of existing Measure M2 Funding for Project TC231003. 

The City Council also authorized the City Manager to sign and execute the contract services agreement and potential future amendments to the agreement within the designated contingency amount, on behalf of the City Council. 

Approved Amendment No. 2 to the June 1, 2021, Agreement with Steadfast Security Guard Services in an amount not to exceed $125,000, extending services through May 31, 2024. 

Awarded a three-year contract for park turf and landscape maintenance to Merchants Landscape Services, Inc., of Santa Ana, CA in the amount of $693,000.00 ($231,000.00 annually) and rejected all other bids; and upon receipt of appropriate documents, authorized the City Manager to execute the contract. 

Approved a new five-year agreement for law enforcement services with the Orange County Sheriff’s Department beginning with fiscal year 2023-24. 

Received and filed staff’s presentation regarding the proposed Fiscal Year 2023/24 and 2024/25 Two-Year Operating Budget and provided feedback to staff regarding any changes to the proposed Two-Year Operating Budget that the City Council would like to see incorporated into the final version of the budget. 

Adopted proposed Resolution No. 2023-5845, approving the Engineer’s Report regarding the levy of an annual assessment within the City of Yorba Linda Street Lighting and Landscaping Maintenance Assessment District (LMAD) for Fiscal Year 2023/2024. 

 The City Council also adopted proposed Resolution No. 2023-5846, declaring its intention to levy and collect assessments within the City of Yorba Linda Street Lighting and Landscaping Maintenance Assessment District (LMAD) for Fiscal Year 2023/2024, and setting a time and place for a public hearing concerning the levy of annual assessments. 

The meeting adjourned at 8:40 p.m. to the next regularly scheduled City Council/Successor Agency to the Yorba Linda Redevelopment Agency joint meeting is June 6, 2023. 

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 16, 2023 meeting will be approved at the June 6, 2023 meeting and will be available for viewing thereafter. 

View the entire May 16, 2023 agenda. 

Approved Meeting Minutes can be accessed on the Agendas and Minutes page once available. 


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 6, 2023 at 6:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers at City Hall. 

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