FOR SPECIAL MEETING HELD ON THURSDAY EVENING, NOVEMBER 6, 2008
The City Council met at 4:35 p.m. for a Special Meeting in the City Hall Council Conference Room.
Present: Council Members Dominic J. Caserta, Will Kennedy, Patrick Kolstad, Jamie McLeod and Kevin Moore and Mayor Patricia M. Mahan.
Absent: Council Member Joe Kornder.
Staff present: City Manager, City Attorney and City Clerk/City Auditor.
MOTION was made by Moore, seconded and unanimously carried, that the Council excuse Council Member Joe Kornder from this evening’s meeting.
There were no public comments under Public Presentations.
The Mayor opened a special City Council meeting for a Closed Session in the Council Conference Room for a Conference with Agency Labor Negotiator pursuant to Government Code Section 54957.6; City Negotiator: Jennifer Sparacino, City Manager (or her designee); Employee Organizations: 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 and Unit #10 – PSNSEA (Public Safety Non-Sworn Employees Association). There was no reportable action.
The City Attorney reported that during the Closed Session held before the Council meeting of October 28, 2008, pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(a), (Existing Litigation - David Rodriguez v. City of Santa Clara Civil Service Commission Board of Review, et al. California Court of Appeal, Sixth Appellate District Case No. H030557 (Santa Clara County Superior Court Case No. CV013374), the Council unanimously voted to refrain from appealing the case.
There being no further business, the special meeting was adjourned at 4:38 p.m. to Tuesday evening, November 18, 2008 at 5:00 p.m. for a Closed Session in the Council Conference Room and to 7:00 p.m. for the regular scheduled meeting in the City Hall Council Chambers.