MINUTES OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SANTA CLARA
FOR MEETING HELD ON TUESDAY EVENING, APRIL 8, 2014

 

 

     The City Council of the City of Santa Clara met at 6:00 pm, on the above-mentioned date, in the City Hall Council Chambers for the regular scheduled meeting. With a quorum present and with no public comment, the Council then met for a Closed Session in the Council Conference Room for a Conference with Labor Negotiators pursuant to Government Code Section 54957.6; City designated representative: Julio J. Fuentes, City Manager (or designee); Employee Organization(s): Unit #1 - Santa Clara Firefighters Association, IAFF, Local 1171; Unit #2 - Santa Clara Police Officer's Association; Unit #3 - IBEW Local 1245 (International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers); Unit # 4 - City of Santa Clara Professional Engineers; Units # 5, 7 & 8 - City of Santa Clara Employees Association; Unit #6 - AFSCME Local 101 (American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees); Unit # 9 - Miscellaneous Unclassified Management Employees; Unit # 9A - Unclassified Police Management Employees; Unit #9B - Unclassified Fire Management Employees; Unit # 10 - PSNSEA (Public Safety Non-Sworn Employees Association; Conference with Real Property Negotiator pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.8; Property: APN 224-02-002; 224-02-013; 224-02-014; 224-02-020; and 224-02-023

Negotiating Party(ies): Steve Zamudio, Colliers International; City Negotiator: Julio J. Fuentes, City Manager (or designee); Under Negotiation: Purchase/Sale/Exchange/Lease of Real Property  (provisions, price and terms of payment); Conference with Real Property Negotiator pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.8; Property: Transmission facilities and entitlement connecting the Westwing Substation, 11400 W Hatfield Road, Peoria, Arizona, to the midpoint of the Victorville-Lugo transmission line; Negotiating Party(ies): Phillip C. Grigsby, Duke-American Transmission Company, LLC; City Negotiator: Julio J. Fuentes, City Manager (or designee); Under Negotiation: Purchase/Sale/ Exchange/ Lease of Real Property (provisions, price and terms of payment); City Council/Council acting as the Governing Board of the Successor Agency to the City of Santa Clara Redevelopment Agency Conference with Legal Counsel - Existing Litigation pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(a); Vinod K. Sharma, et al. v. Successor Agency to the Redevelopment Agency of the City of Santa Clara, et al., Sacramento County Superior Court Case No. 34-2013-80001396; City Council/Council acting as the Governing Board of the Successor Agency to the City of Santa Clara Redevelopment Agency Conference with Legal Counsel - Anticipated Litigation pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(a); Potential initiation of litigation: 1 potential case; and Conference with Legal Counsel - Anticipated Litigation pursuant to Government Code

 

Section 54956.9(b); Potential exposure to litigation: 1 potential case (City Attorney – 04/04/14).

 

 

 

     The Council reconvened in the Council Chambers at 7:01 pm and the regular meeting was opened with the recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance and Statement of Values in the Council Chambers.

 

 

 

     Present: Council Members Debi Davis, Patrick Kolstad, Patricia M. Mahan, Jerry Marsalli and Teresa O'Neill and Mayor Jamie L. Matthews. Absent: Lisa M. Gillmor (excused).

 

     Staff present: City Manager, Assistant City Manager – Alan Kurotori, Assistant City Manager – Sheila Tucker, Economic Development Officer/Assistant City Manager, Director of Planning and Inspection, Director of Public Works/City Engineer, City Attorney and City Clerk/Auditor.

 

 

 

     MOTION was made by Davis, seconded and unanimously carried with Mahan absent (temporarily off the dais) (Gillmor absent), that the Council excuse Council Member Gillmor from attendance at this evening’s meeting.

 

 

 

     As a Special Order of Business, there was a Joint City Council/Stadium Authority presentation on the Transportation Management and Operations Plan (TMOP) - Public Transit Access at Levi's Stadium by Valley Transportation Authority (VTA). The Economic Development Officer/Assistant City Manager reviewed her memo (04/01/14) and gave an electronic presentation highlighting the TMOP. She then introduced Jim Unites, VTA Transit Operations and Planning Deputy Director, who addressed the Council/Stadium Authority with comments and made an electronic presentation regarding the transit plan for Levi’s Stadium. Mr. Unites and the Economic Development Officer/Assistant City Manager answered Council/Stadium Authority questions.

 

 

 

     MOTION was made by Mahan, seconded and unanimously carried (Gillmor absent), that, per the Director of Electric Utility’s memo (03/20/14), the Council approve setting the salary for the Journey Lineworker position candidate Chad St. Clair at step 4 of the salary range for D1-32.

 

 


 

 

     MOTION was made by Mahan, seconded and unanimously carried (Gillmor absent), that, per the Director of Public Works/City Engineer’s memo (04/01/14), the Council adopt Resolution No. 14-8124 entitled, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY OF SANTA CLARA, CALIFORNIA, OF INTENTION TO ORDER THAT THE ALTERNATIVE METHOD FOR THE LEVY OF BENEFIT ASSESSMENT BE MADE APPLICABLE TO CITY OF SANTA CLARA PARKING MAINTENANCE DISTRICT NO. 122, PROVIDING FOR NOTICE OF HEARING THEREON, APPROVING DIRECTOR'S REPORT, AND PROVIDING FOR NOTICE OF HEARING ON DIRECTOR'S REPORT FOR FISCAL YEAR 2014/15” which approves the intention to order that the alternative method for the levy of benefit assessment be made applicable to Parking Maintenance District No. 122set June 10, 2014 as a Public Hearing to approve the Fiscal Year 2014-15 Director's Report; and authorize the publication and posting of the notice of public hearing.

 

 

 

     MOTION was made by Mahan, seconded and unanimously carried (Gillmor absent), that, per the Director of Electric Utility’s memo (03/20/14), the Council approve the Project Manual for Unit Price Bidding and Construction of Electric Utility Substructures and Aerial Fiber Optic Cable Master Construction Agreement (Public Works Project 2006A); direct the City Manager to solicit bids for the Project; and delegate authority to the City Manager to award the contract to the lowest responsible and responsive bidder.

 

 

 

     MOTION was made by Mahan, seconded and unanimously carried (Gillmor absent), that, per the City Attorney’s memo (04/08/14), the Council adopt Ordinance No. 1923 entitled, “AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF SANTA CLARA, CALIFORNIA, TO AMEND CHAPTER 3.40 (BUSINESS TAX) TO TITLE 3 (REVENUE AND FINANCE) OF THE CODE OF THE CITY OF SANTA CLARA, CALIFORNIA TO STREAMLINE AND PROVIDE IMPROVED TRANSPARENCY IN CURRENT PROCESSES” which amends Chapter 3.40 (Business Tax) of Title 3 (Revenue and Finance) of the City Code.

 

 

 

     MOTION was made by Mahan, seconded and unanimously carried (Gillmor absent), that, per the Director of Public Works/City Engineer’s memo (03/24/14), the Council approve the Plans and Specifications for Street Corporation Yard Bunker Wash Area Sewer Connection Project; authorize the City Manager to make minor modifications, if necessary; and authorize the advertisement for bids (CE 13-14-07).

 

 


 

 

     MOTION was made by Mahan, seconded and unanimously carried (Gillmor absent), that, per the Director of Parks and Recreation’s memo (04/05/14), the Council accept a donation from the Chad & Kendra Olson Giving Fund, in the amount of $300, to help fund the restoration and education project of Ulistac Natural Area and authorize the transmittal of a letter of appreciation signed by the Mayor and City Manager.

 

 

 

     MOTION was made by Mahan, seconded and unanimously carried (Gillmor absent), that, per the Director of Parks and Recreation’s memo (03/31/14), the Council accept the donation of two Koala Kare Changing Stations, valued at $596.16, from the Santa Clara Swim Club for installation at the Mary Gomez Pool locker rooms and authorize the transmittal of a letter of appreciation signed by the Mayor and City Manager.

 

 

 

     MOTION was made by Mahan, seconded and unanimously carried (Gillmor absent), that, per the City Clerk/City Auditor’s memo (03/28/14), the Council reappoint the following members for the term ending June 30, 2018: Board of Library Trustees: Ashish Mangla; Cultural Commission: Kathleen Ryan; Historical and Landmarks Commission: Brian Johns and Regina “Jeannie” Mahan; Parks and Recreation Commission: Michael E. O’Halloran; Planning Commission: Raj Chahal and Yuki Ikezi; and Senior Advisory Commission: Wanda Buck; declare vacancies for the full term ending June 30, 2018 for the following: Civil Service Commission: 1 vacancy and Parks and Recreation Commission: 1 vacancy; set April 22, 2014 as a Special Order of Business for the promotion of vacancies; set May 23, 2014 at 5:00 pm for the receipt of applications; set June 10, 2014 at 6:00 pm for interviews on the Parks and Recreation Commission and 7:00 pm for interviews on the Civil Service Commission; and set June 10, 2014 as a Special Order of Business for the presentation of appropriate plaques, tiles and certificates to the following outgoing members: Civil Service Commission: Beverly Lynne Silva and Parks and Recreation Commission: Raymond G. Gamma.

 

 

 

     MOTION was made by Mahan, seconded and unanimously carried (Gillmor absent), that, per the Senior Staff Aide’s memo (04/01/14), the Council approve and authorize the publication of the May 2014 Mission City SCENES.

 

 


 

 

     MOTION was made by Mahan, seconded and unanimously carried (Gillmor absent), that, per the Director of Water and Sewer Utilities’ memo (03/25/14), the Council accept the work performed by Commercial Pump & Mechanical, Inc. on Destruction of Wells No. 1-02, 19 and 33 Project (WA 30147) and authorize the recordation of the Notice of Completion with the County Recorder.

 

 

 

     MOTION was made by Mahan, seconded and unanimously carried (Gillmor absent), that, per the City Attorney’s memo (04/08/14), the Council adopt Ordinance No. 1922 entitled, “AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF SANTA CLARA, CALIFORNIA, AMENDING SECTION 9.05.005 (DEFINITIONS) AND ADDING NEW SECTIONS 9.05.160 (PROHIBITED CONDUCT IN SPORTING AND ENTERTAINMENT EVENTS), 9.05.165 (ACTIVITIES AND CONDUCT PROHIBITED IN PARKING FACILITIES ADJACENT TO THE STADIUM OR PARKING FACILITIES USED FOR STADIUM EVENTS) AND 9.05.170 (PENALTIES) TO CHAPTER 9.05 (IN GENERAL) OF TITLE 9 (PUBLIC PEACE, MORALS AND WELFARE) OF THE CODE OF THE CITY OF SANTA CLARA, CALIFORNIA GOVERNING CONDUCT AT THE STADIUM AND SURROUNDING AREA” which amends Chapter 9.05 (In General) of Title 9 (Public Peace, Morals and Welfare) by amending Subchapter 9.05.005 (Definitions) and adding new Subchapters 9.05.160 (Prohibited Conduct in Sporting and Entertainment Events), 9.05.165 (Activities and Conduct Prohibited in Parking Facilities Adjacent to the Stadium or Parking Facilities used for Stadium Events) and 9.05.170 (Penalties) of the City Code governing conduct at Levi's Stadium, parking lots and surrounding areas.

 

 

 

     MOTION was made by Mahan, seconded and unanimously carried (Gillmor absent), that, per the Director of Planning and Inspection’s memo (04/01/14), the Council note and file the proposed restated Covenants Conditions and Restrictions (CC&Rs) and bylaws for the Harrison Street Townhomes.

 

 

 

     MOTION was made by Mahan, seconded and unanimously carried (Gillmor absent), that, per the City Attorney’s memo (04/08/14), the Council pass to print Ordinance No. 1922 entitled, “AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF SANTA CLARA, CALIFORNIA, AMENDING CHAPTER 2.130 (POLITICAL CAMPAIGN FINANCE REFORM ACT OF TITLE 2 (ADMINISTRATION AND PERSONNEL) OF THE CODE OF THE CITY OF SANTA CLARA, CALIFORNIA" which amends Chapter 2.130 (Political Campaign Finance Reform Act) of Title 2 (Administration and Personnel) of the City Code to reflect updates to the Political Campaign Finance Reform Act.

 

 


 

 

     MOTION was made by Mahan, seconded and unanimously carried (Gillmor absent), that, per the Director of Electric Utility’s memo (04/04/14), the Council approve, and authorize the City Manager to execute, a Call Agreement with Soudi Consultants, Inc. and Call No. 14-1 for Professional Services, in an amount not to exceed $86,500, to provide Electric System protection services related to Fairview Substation; Call No. 14-2 for Professional Services, in an amount not to exceed $72,500 to provide Electric System coordination studies and establish relay settings for the Phase Shifting Transformer installation; Call No. 14-3 for Professional Services, in an amount not to exceed $142,500, to provide Protection Support Services for the 115kV Bus Reactor Installation; and Call No. 14-4 for Professional Services, in an amount not to exceed $128,500, to provide Protection Support Services for the 60kV Bus Reactor Installation.

 

 

 

     MOTION was made by Mahan, seconded and unanimously carried (Gillmor absent), that, per the Director of Water and Sewer Utilities’ memo (03/25/14), the Council approve, and authorize the City Manager to execute, Amendment No. 3 to the Agreement for Design Professional Services with GHD, Inc. and Service Order No. 8, in an amount not to exceed $39,000 for a total not to exceed amount of $511,000, to provide specialized engineering services.

 

 

 

     MOTION was made by Mahan, seconded and unanimously carried (Gillmor absent), that, per the Director of Electric Utility’s memo (03/31/14), the Council approve, and authorize the City Manager to execute, Amendment No. 1 to the Agreement for the Performance of Services with Davey Tree Surgery Company, in an amount not to exceed $115,000 for a total not to exceed amount of $2,498,635, to provide tree trimming and power line clearance services.

 

 

 

     MOTION was made by Mahan, seconded and unanimously carried (Gillmor absent), that, per the Director of Parks and Recreation’s memo (03/25/14), the Council approve, and authorize the City Manager to execute, a Display Agreement with Fireworks & Stage FX America, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $30,000, for the fireworks display at Central Park on July 4, 2014.

 

 


 

 

     MOTION was made by Mahan, seconded and unanimously carried (Gillmor absent), that, per the Director of Electric Utility’s memo (03/25/14), the Council approve, and authorize the City Manager to execute, a Receivables Resolution Agreement with Iberdrola Renewables, LLC, M-S-R Public Power Agency and Modesto Irrigation District, in an amount not to exceed $726,987.56, to reimburse Iberdrola Renewables, LLC for billing corrections.

 

 

 

     MOTION was made by Mahan, seconded and unanimously carried (Gillmor absent), that the Council note and file the following Informational Memo’s: Arbor Day/Earth Day Celebration to be held Friday, April 25, 2014 (Director of Public Works/City Engineer – 03/10/14); City of Santa Clara selected for "2014 Water Agency of the Year" Award by WateReuse Association, California Section (Director of Water and Sewer Utilities – 03/24/14); Recognition by the Arbor Day Foundation -  2013 Tree City USA and Growth Awards (Recognition —2013 Tree City USA and Growth Award – 03/24/14); and "Breaking out of the Box" Art Exhibition and Opening Reception Thursday, April 17, 2014 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm at City Hall (Executive Assistant to the City Manager – 04/03/14).

 

 

 

     MOTION was made by Mahan, seconded and unanimously carried (Gillmor absent), that the Council note and file the Minutes of the Youth Commission for the meeting of January 13, 2014.

 

 

 

     MOTION was made by Mahan, seconded and unanimously carried (Gillmor absent), that the Council note and file the Minutes of Parks and Recreation Commission for the meeting of February 18, 2014.

 

 

 

     MOTION was made by Mahan, seconded and unanimously carried (Gillmor absent), that the Council note and file the Minutes of Marketing Committee for the meeting of February 19, 2014.

 

 

 

     MOTION was made by Mahan, seconded and unanimously carried (Gillmor absent), that, per the Director of Parks and Recreation’s memo (04/08/14), the Council approve the request from the Santa Clara Kiwanis Club to use the City Hall Reflection Pond for the Annual Fish Derby to be held on May 3, 2014.

 

 

 

     PUBLIC HEARING: The Mayor declared the public hearing open for consideration of the project located at 1575 Pomeroy Avenue, including adoption of a Resolution approving a rezone from R1-6L Single Family to PD-Planned Development, subject to conditions and making a determination that the project is categorically exempt from California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) under Guidelines 15303(b) (Class 3 - New Construction or Conversion of Small Structures) (PLN2012-09318). The Director of Planning and Inspection reviewed his memo (04/04/14) and made an electronic presentation regarding the proposed project. He then answered Council questions. Kurt Anderson, Anderson Architects, LLC, (applicant) addressed the Council with comments and also made an electronic presentation. Mr. Anderson then answered Council questions. James Rowen and Eddie Souza addressed the Council with comments in opposition to the proposed project. Mr. Souza then answered Council questions. Kevin Moore then addressed the Council also in opposition of the proposed project. Stephen Hazel addressed the Council with general comments. Mr. Anderson then addressed the Council with comments. With no further public comment, MOTION was made by Davis, seconded and unanimously carried (Gillmor absent), that the Council close the public hearing. MOTION was then made by Mahan, seconded and unanimously carried (Gillmor absent), that the Council deny the project located at 1575 Pomeroy Avenue, including adoption of a Resolution approving a rezone from R1-6L Single Family to PD-Planned Development, subject to conditions and making a determination that the project is categorically exempt from California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) under Guidelines 15303(b) (Class 3 - New Construction or Conversion of Small Structures) (PLN2012-09318).   

 

 

 

     MOTION was made by Mahan, seconded and unanimously carried (Gillmor absent), that, per the Director of Public Works/City Engineer (04/08/14), the Council award the Public Works contract for the Lafayette Street Traffic Signal Interconnect and Coordination Project (CE 12-13-08) to the responsive and responsible bidder, Daleo, Inc., in the amount of $1,490,298 and authorize the City Manager to execute change orders up to 10% of the original contract price, or $149,030, for a total not to exceed amount of $1,639,328.

 

 

 

     MOTION was made by Davis, seconded and unanimously carried (Gillmor absent), that the Council note and file the Minutes of the Senior Advisory Commission for the meeting of February 24, 2014 and, per the Director of Parks and Recreation’s memo (03/19/14), the Council note and file the recommendation to maintain the existing hours of operation at the Senior Center until such time as financially feasible to staff the facility for more hours.

 

 

 

     MOTION was made by Davis, seconded and unanimously carried (Gillmor absent), that the Council note and file the Minutes of the Civil Service Commission for the meeting of March 10, 2014 and approve the recommendation to approve the modified job specification for Equipment Operator.

 

 

 

     The Council proceeded to consider the 2121 Laurelwood Road U-Haul Project, including adoption of a Resolution adopting a Mitigated Negative Declaration and Mitigation Monitoring or Reporting Program; adoption of a Resolution rezoning the property from Planned Development (PD) to Light Industrial (ML) to allow conversion and expansion of an existing legal nonconforming commercial warehouse use to a self-storage facility; and adoption of a Resolution approving a Use Permit to allow outdoor vehicle storage and leasing in conjunction with a reduced minimum on-site parking requirement, subject to conditions. (CEQ2013-01164, PLN2013-09776). Council comments were made and the Director of Planning and Inspection answered Council questions. MOTION was made by Davis, seconded and unanimously carried (Gillmor absent), that the Council continue the 2121 Laurelwood Road U-Haul Project, including adoption of a Resolution adopting a Mitigated Negative Declaration and Mitigation Monitoring or Reporting Program; adoption of a Resolution rezoning the property from Planned Development (PD) to Light Industrial (ML) to allow conversion and expansion of an existing legal nonconforming commercial warehouse use to a self-storage facility; and adoption of a Resolution approving a Use Permit to allow outdoor vehicle storage and leasing in conjunction with a reduced minimum on-site parking requirement, subject to conditions (CEQ2013-01164, PLN2013-09776).

 

 

 

     Under Public Presentations, taking into account the speakers present regarding the project located at 2325 Park Avenue, the Director of Planning and Inspection provided a general update on the project. The City Attorney noted that an Ordinance regarding boarding houses would be placed on the agenda for the April 22, 2014 Council meeting. The Director of Planning and Inspection answered Council questions. Nick Lallas, Margie Slivinske, Stacey Thorn, Mark Colbeck, Mark Kelsey, Joe Hastings (provided handout), Debra Van Overen, Noreen Carlson, Stan Carlson, Bob O’Keefe, Joseph Moore, Mark Gilley, Carl Hoffman, Susan Colbeck and Kevin Park addressed the Council with comments of concern. By consensus, the Council referred to the City Manager the questions of what can be done to place a hold on the project before further construction is done and if the amended plans could be reviewed by the Historical and Landmarks Commission (HLC).

 

     Stephen Hazel addressed the Council with general comments of concern.

 

 


 

 

     MOTION was made by Kolstad, seconded and unanimously carried (Gillmor absent), that, per the Director of Planning and Inspection’s memo (04/01/14), the Council approve appropriations of $34,000 to the Housing Element Update 2014 Project (account 539-5532-80100-6535) funded by a transfer from the Building Inspection Reserve (account 063-44465); approve, and authorize the City Manager to execute, a Professional Services Agreement with Environmental Science Associates (ESA) to prepare a Housing and General Plan Land Use update, in an amount not to exceed $128,663; and appoint Council Members Davis and O’Neill to a Land Use Steering Committee for the Housing & General Plan Land Use Update 2015.

 

 

 

     MOTION was made by Mahan, seconded and unanimously carried (Gillmor absent), that the Council approve the bills and claims and Progress Payments.

 

 

 

     Under Reports of Councilors and Special Council Committees, Mayor Matthews reported on his attendance at the Library Foundation and Friends celebration at the Northside Library.

 

 

 

     The City Attorney reported that earlier in the evening, the Council met for a Closed Session in the Council Conference Room for Conference with Labor Negotiators pursuant to Government Code Section 54957.6; City designated representative: Julio J. Fuentes, City Manager (or designee); Employee Organization(s): Unit #1 - Santa Clara Firefighters Association, IAFF, Local 1171; Unit #2 - Santa Clara Police Officer's Association; Unit #3 - IBEW Local 1245 (International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers); Unit # 4 - City of Santa Clara Professional Engineers; Units # 5, 7 & 8 - City of Santa Clara Employees Association; Unit #6 - AFSCME Local 101 (American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees); Unit # 9 - Miscellaneous Unclassified Management Employees; Unit # 9A - Unclassified Police Management Employees; Unit #9B - Unclassified Fire Management Employees; Unit # 10 - PSNSEA (Public Safety Non-Sworn Employees Association) and that there was no reportable action; Conference with Real Property Negotiator pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.8; Property: APN 224-02-002; 224-02-013; 224-02-014; 224-02-020; and 224-02-023

Negotiating Party(ies): Steve Zamudio, Colliers International; City Negotiator: Julio J. Fuentes, City Manager (or designee); Under Negotiation: Purchase/Sale/Exchange/Lease of Real Property  (provisions, price and terms of payment) and that there was no reportable action; Conference with Real Property Negotiator pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.8; Property: Transmission facilities and entitlement connecting the Westwing Substation, 11400 W Hatfield Road, Peoria, Arizona, to the midpoint of the Victorville-Lugo transmission line; Negotiating Party(ies): Phillip C. Grigsby, Duke-American Transmission Company, LLC; City Negotiator: Julio J. Fuentes, City Manager (or designee); Under Negotiation: Purchase/Sale/Exchange/Lease of Real Property (provisions, price and terms of payment) and that there was no reportable action; City Council/Council acting as the Governing Board of the Successor Agency to the City of Santa Clara Redevelopment Agency Conference with Legal Counsel - Existing Litigation pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(a); Vinod K. Sharma, et al. v. Successor Agency to the Redevelopment Agency of the City of Santa Clara, et al., Sacramento County Superior Court Case No. 34-2013-80001396 and that there was no reportable action; City Council/Council acting as the Governing Board of the Successor Agency to the City of Santa Clara Redevelopment Agency Conference with Legal Counsel - Anticipated Litigation pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(a); Potential initiation of litigation: 1 potential case and that there was no reportable action; and Conference with Legal Counsel - Anticipated Litigation pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(b); Potential exposure to litigation: 1 potential case and that there was no reportable action.

 

 

 

     MOTION was made by Davis, seconded and unanimously carried (Gillmor absent), that, per the City Attorney’s memo (04/04/14), the Council set April 22, 2014 at 6:00 pm for a Closed Session in the Council Conference Room for a Conference with Labor Negotiators pursuant to Government Code Section 54957.6; City designated representative: Julio J. Fuentes, City Manager (or designee); Employee Organization(s): Unit #1 - Santa Clara Firefighters Association, IAFF, Local 1171; Unit #2 - Santa Clara Police Officer's Association; Unit #3 - IBEW Local 1245 (International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers); Unit #4 - City of Santa Clara Professional Engineers; Units # 5,7 & 8 - City of Santa Clara Employees Association; Unit # 6 - AFSCME Local 101 (American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees); Unit # 9 - Miscellaneous Unclassified Management Employees; Unit #9A - Unclassified Police Management Employees; Unit #9B - Unclassified Fire Management Employees; and Unit #10 - PSNSEA (Public Safety Non-Sworn Employees Association); Conference with Legal Counsel - Existing Litigation pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(a); Vinod K. Sharma, et al. v. Successor Agency to the Redevelopment Agency of the City of Santa Clara, et al., Sacramento County Superior Court Case No. 34-2013-80001396; and a Conference with Legal Counsel - Anticipated Litigation pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(a); Potential initiation of litigation: 1 potential case.

 

 


 

 

     MOTION was made by Davis, seconded and unanimously carried (Gillmor absent), that, there being no further business, the Council adjourn the meeting at 8:27 pm, to Tuesday evening, April 22, 2014 at 6:00 pm for Closed Session in the Council Conference Room and at 7:00 pm for the regular scheduled meeting in the City Hall Council Chambers.

 

 

 

 

 

 ATTEST:  ________________________

                     City Clerk

 

 

APPROVE: ________________________

                     Mayor