MINUTES OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SANTA CLARA
FOR MEETING HELD ON TUESDAY EVENING, JANUARY 11, 2011

 

 

     The City Council of the City of Santa Clara met at 6:00 pm, on the above-mentioned date, 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 Organization(s): Unit #1 - Santa Clara Firefighters Association, IAFF, Local 1171; Unit #2 - Santa Clara Police Officer's Association; Unit #3 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, IBEW, Local 1245; Unit #4 - City of Santa Clara Professional Engineers; Units #5, 7 and 8 - City of Santa Clara Employees Association; Unit #6 - American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, AFSCME, Local 101; Unit #9 - Miscellaneous Unclassified Management Employees; Unit #9A - Unclassified Police Management Employees; Unit #9B - Unclassified Fire Management Employees; and Unit #10 - Public Safety Non-Sworn Employees Association, PSNSEA and for a Conference with Legal Counsel (Existing Litigation) pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(a);  Deena Luce v. City of Santa Clara, Santa Clara County Superior Court No. 110-CV-185296.

 

 

 

     The Council then met at 7:00 pm for the regular scheduled meeting in the City Hall Council Chambers.  The meeting was opened with the recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance and the reading of an Invocation Prayer.

 

 

 

     Present:  Council Members Lisa M. Gillmor, Will Kennedy, Patrick Kolstad, Patricia M. Mahan, Jamie McLeod and Kevin Moore and Mayor Jamie L. Matthews.

 

     Staff present: City Manager, Acting Assistant City Manager, Director of Planning and Inspection, Director of Public Works/City Engineer, Interim City Attorney and City Clerk/Auditor.

 

 

 

     MOTION was made by Mahan, seconded and unanimously carried with Gillmor and Kolstad abstaining (not yet Council Members at time of meeting), that the Minutes for the special meeting held on November 30, 2010 be adopted as written.

 

 

 

     MOTION was made by Mahan, seconded and unanimously carried with Gillmor and Kolstad abstaining (not yet Council Members at time of meeting) and Mayor Matthews abstaining (not present at the meeting), that the Minutes for the meeting held on December 7, 2010 be adopted as written.

 

 

     MOTION was made by Kennedy, seconded and unanimously carried with Gillmor abstaining (not yet a Council Member at time of meeting), that the Minutes for the meeting held on December 14, 2010 be adopted as written.

 

 

 

     The Council proceeded to consider the request for cancellation of the scheduled Impasse Hearing for the Santa Clara Police Officers Association (POA) (Unit #2). The City Manager reviewed her memo (01/06/11) and stated that the previously scheduled Impasse Hearing for the POA was not necessary at this time. MOTION was made by Mahan, seconded and carried with Kennedy and McLeod dissenting, that the Council cancel the previously scheduled Impasse Hearing for the Santa Clara Police Officers Association (POA) (Unit #2).

 

 

 

     As an exception to the agenda, MOTION was made by McLeod, seconded and unanimously carried, that the Council consider the presentation of the 25th Annual Holiday Decoration Awards earlier than agendized.  The City Manager then introduced the item and the Administrative Analyst to the City Manager reviewed her memo (01/01/10) and gave an electronic presentation.  The Mayor presented certificates to the following winners: Best Residence:  Brazil/Roberts Home – 1827 Laine Avenue; The George Home – 992 Madeline Lane; The Chavez Home – 345 Sloat Court; The Berner Home – 2583 Johnson Place; The Nabhan Home – 704 Valley Way; The Crocker Home – 4292 Burdick Lane; Best Tree:  The Nabhan Tree – 704 Valley Way; Best Neighborhood:  Liberty Towers, 890 Main Street; and Best Business:  Seniore’s Pizza, 940 Monroe Street.  Photographs were taken. 

 

 

 

     As a Special Order of Business, the Assistant Director of Water & Sewer Utilities introduced John Stufflebean, City of San Jose’s Environmental Services Department Director, who then addressed the Council with an electronic presentation on the development of the draft recommended alternative for the San Jose/Santa Clara Water Pollution Control Plant Master Plan (Director of Water & Sewer Utilities - 01/04/11).  Mr. Stufflebean and the City Manager then answered Council questions. 

 

 


 

 

     As an item of Unfinished Business, the Council proceeded to consider the request to ratify the Agreement on Amendment and Extension to Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Miscellaneous Unclassified Management Employees Association (Unit #9) and the Agreement on Amendment and Extension to Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the City of Santa Clara Employees Association (Units #5, 7 and 8) (City Manager - 01/06/11).  The City Manager reviewed her memo and reported that in addition to the above-mentioned bargaining units, the Santa Clara Firefighters Association, IAFF, Local 1171 (Unit #1) and the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, AFSCME, Local 101 (Unit #6) had voted in favor of the City’s proposals for concessions and the Santa Clara Police Officers Association (POA) (Unit #2) had reached a tentative agreement. A furlough program had been included for all bargaining groups that had reached agreement on concessions, and she noted that information on the program was available on the City’s website. She also stated that layoffs would be effective January 16, 2011 for those bargaining units that were not able to reach agreement with the City. A Council discussion followed. MOTION was then made by McLeod, seconded and carried with Kennedy dissenting, that the Council ratify the Agreement on Amendment and Extension to Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Miscellaneous Unclassified Management Employees Association (Unit #9) and the Agreement on Amendment and Extension to Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the City of Santa Clara Employees Association.

 

 

 

     MOTION was made by McLeod, seconded and unanimously carried, that, per the Director of Public Works/City Engineer's memo (01/04/11), the Council accept the work performed by Able Septic for the public improvements, including the installation of new storm drain main, manholes and lateral, new sanitary sewer main, manhole, laterals and cleanouts, new water meter services, new underground electric, new driveways and replacement of curb, gutter, sidewalk and pavements performed for Site No. 6817, EP 12534 located at 1888 and 1898 Fairway Glen Drive and authorize the recordation of the Notice of Completion with the County Recorder (APN's 097-16-041 and 097-16-042).

 

 

 

     MOTION was made by McLeod, seconded and unanimously carried, that, per the Director of Finance's memo (01/04/11), the Council accept the Monthly Financial Status Reports for June 2010 as presented.

 

 

 

     MOTION was made by McLeod, seconded and unanimously carried, that, per the Director of Finance's memo (12/27/10), the Council approve and authorize the City Manager to extend current policies with Navigators Specialty Insurance Company for the period of February 7, 2011 to July 1, 2011 for the Convention Center Maintenance District #183 Parking Garage and Common Areas and authorize payment of insurance premiums, in the amount of $10,454.06, to Alliant Insurance Services.

 

 

 

     MOTION was made by McLeod, seconded and unanimously carried, that, per the Senior Staff Aide's memo (12/29/10), the Council approve and authorize the publication of the March 2011 Mission City SCENES.

 

 

 

     MOTION was made by McLeod, seconded and unanimously carried, that, per the Interim City Attorney's memo (01/04/11), the Council adopt Ordinance No. 1871 entitled, “AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF SANTA CLARA, CALIFORNIA, AMENDING TITLE 18 (ENTITLED ‘ZONING’) BY ADDING A NEW CHAPTER 18.88 (ENTITLED ‘LANDSCAPE PERMIT PROVISIONS’) AND REPEALING THE CURRENT AND ADDING A NEW ARTICLE VI (ENTITLED ‘LANDSCAPE WATER EFFICIENCY’) OF CHAPTER 13.15 (ENTITLED ‘WATER’) OF TITLE 13 (ENTITLED ‘PUBLIC SERVICES’) OF ‘THE CODE OF THE CITY OF SANTA CLARA, CALIFORNIA’ REGARDING WATER” which amends Title 18 (Zoning) by adding a new Chapter 18.88 (Landscape Permit Provisions) and repeals the current and adds a new Article VI (Landscape Water Efficiency) of Chapter 13.15 (Water) of Title 13 (Public Services) of the City Code to provide a procedural framework for approval of water efficient landscaping projects.

 

 

 

     MOTION was made by McLeod, seconded and unanimously carried, that, per the Director of Finance's memo (01/04/11), the Council adopt Resolution No. 11-7814 entitled, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY OF SANTA CLARA, CALIFORNIA, ACCEPTING THE AB1600 REPORT ON DEVELOPMENT IMPACT FEES FOR FISCAL YEAR ENDED JUNE 30, 2010 AND MAKING FINDINGS REGARDING THE CONTINUING NEED FOR UNEXPENDED BALANCES OF IMPACT FEES AS OF JUNE 30, 2010” which accepts the AB1600 Report on Development Impact Fees for Fiscal Year ended June 30, 2010 and makes findings regarding the continuing need for unexpended balances of impact fees as of June 30, 2010.

 

 


 

 

     MOTION was made by McLeod, seconded and unanimously carried, that, per the Senior Staff Aide's memo (06/14/10), the Council accept the Triton Museum of Art letter dated January 3, 2011 regarding semi-annual acquisitions to the City for the reporting period June 1, 2010 through December 31, 2010.

 

 

 

     MOTION was made by McLeod, seconded and unanimously carried, that, per the Director of Electric Utility's memo (01/04/11), the Council approve the use of City Electric forces for the installation of facilities at 794 Benton Street, 1313 Memorex Drive, 5166 Stars and Stripes Drive, 2590 Walsh Avenue and the west side of Northwestern Parkway north of Walsh Avenue.

 

 

 

     MOTION was made by McLeod, seconded and unanimously carried, that, per the Interim City Attorney's memo (01/04/11), the Council adopt Ordinance No. 1873 entitled, “AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF SANTA CLARA, CALIFORNIA, AMENDING CHAPTER 15.15 (ENTITLED‘BUILDING CODE’), CHAPTER 15.20 (ENTITLED ‘ELECTRIC CODE’), CHAPTER 15.30 (ENTITLED ‘MECHANICAL CODE’), CHAPTER 15.35 (ENTITLED ‘PLUMBING CODE’), AND CHAPTER 15.75 (ENTITLED ‘INTERNATIONAL EXISTING BUILDING CODE’) AND ADDING CHAPTER 15.17 (ENTITLED ‘RESIDENTIAL CODE’) OF TITLE 15 (ENTITLED ‘BUILDINGS AND CONSTRUCTION’) OF ‘THE CODE OF THE CITY OF SANTA CLARA, CALIFORNIA,’ BY ADOPTING THE FOLLOWING MODEL CODES AS AMENDED BY THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA, AND WITH LOCAL AMENDMENTS: 1.    INTERNATIONAL BUILDING CODE (2009 EDITION) 2. INTERNATIONAL RESIDENTIAL CODE (2009  EDITION) 3. NATIONAL ELECTRICAL CODE (2008 EDITION) 4. UNIFORM MECHANICAL CODE (2009 EDITION) 5. UNIFORM PLUMBING CODE (2009 EDITION) 6. INTERNATIONAL EXISTING BUILDING CODE (2009 EDITION)” which amends Chapter 15.15 (Building Code), Chapter 15.20 (Electric Code), Chapter 15.30 (Mechanical Code), Chapter 15.35 (Plumbing Code) and Chapter 15.75 (International Existing Building Code) and adds Chapter 15.17 (Residential Code) of Title 15 (Buildings and Construction) of the City Code by adopting Model Codes, as amended by the State of California and with local amendments.

 

 

 

     MOTION was made by McLeod, seconded and unanimously carried, that, per the Director of Public Works/City Engineer's memo (01/04/11), the Council approve, and authorize the City Manager to execute, an Agreement and Covenant Running with the Land [Payment Schedule for Sanitary Sewer Development Fees] with 1101 Space Park Partners, LLC for payment schedule for sanitary sewer development fees at 1101 Space Park Drive and authorize the recordation of the Agreement with the County Recorder (APN 224-08-139; S.C.18,465).

 

 

 

     MOTION was made by McLeod, seconded and unanimously carried, that, per the Director of Parks and Recreation's memo (12/20/10), the Council approve, and authorize the City Manager to execute, the First Amendment to the Master Contract with the County of Santa Clara, in the amount of $126,690, for the Senior Nutrition Program to provide congregate meals at the Santa Clara Senior Center.

 

 

 

     MOTION was made by McLeod, seconded and unanimously carried, that, per the Director of Electric Utility’s memo (12/21/10), the Council approve, and authorize the City Manager to execute, an Electric Service Agreement with National Semiconductor Corporation for the sale of electricity at a discounted rate in exchange for a long term commitment to purchase electrical energy from Silicon Valley Power beyond the year 2010.

 

 

 

     MOTION was made by McLeod, seconded and unanimously carried, that, per the Director of Streets and Automotive Service’s memo (12/29/10), the Council approve, and authorize the City Manager to execute, an Agreement for the Performance of Services with Ace Parking Management, in an amount not to exceed $127,500 in Fiscal Year 2010-11 for a total not to exceed amount of $775,000 over the three-year term of the agreement, for parking control services at the Santa Clara Convention Center Complex (Maintenance Assessment District #183).

 

 

 

     MOTION was made by McLeod, seconded and unanimously carried, that, per the Director of Electric Utility's memo (12/21/10), the Council approve, and authorize the City Manager to execute, a Call Agreement with Harris and Associates and Call Nos. 11-1, 11-2 and 11-3 for Professional Services, in a total not to exceed amount of $677,000, for onsite representative services for Walsh/Uranium and Kenneth Substations and Miscellaneous Project Management Services for the Electric Engineering Division.

 

 


 

 

     MOTION was made by McLeod, seconded and unanimously carried, that the Council note and file the Informational Memo’s entitled, "Launch of Mobile Website and 'Friendly Links' for the City's Website" (Director of Information Technology - 12/22/10); "'American City & County' magazine features Electric Utility/Silicon Valley Power in article titled, 'EPA Launches Green Power Community Challenge'" (Acting Assistant City Manager and Director of Electric Utility's memo - 01/03/11); and "California Green Building Code" (Director of Planning and Inspection - 01/11/11).

 

 

 

 

 

     MOTION was made by McLeod, seconded and unanimously carried with Mahan abstaining (son is a Commissioner on the International Exchange Commission), that the Council note and file the Minutes of the International Exchange Commission for the meeting held on December 7, 2010. 

 

 

 

 

 

     MOTION was made by McLeod, seconded and unanimously carried, that the Council note and file the Minutes of the Board of Library Trustees for the meeting held on November 1, 2010.

 

 

 

 

 

     MOTION was made by McLeod, seconded and unanimously carried, that the Council note and file the Minutes of the Planning Commission for the meeting held  November 17, 2010 (Director of Planning and Inspection - 01/03/11).

 

 

 

 

 

     MOTION was made by McLeod, seconded and unanimously carried, that the Council note and file the Minutes of the Historical and Landmarks Commission for the meeting held October 7, 2010 (Director of Planning and Inspection - 01/03/11).

 

 

 

 

 

     MOTION was made by McLeod, seconded and unanimously carried, that the Council note and file the Minutes of the Planning Commission for the meeting held on October 27, 2010 (Director of Planning and Inspection - 01/03/11).

 

 

 

 

 

     MOTION was made by McLeod, seconded and unanimously carried, that the Council note and file the Minutes of the Historical and Landmarks Commission for the meeting held September 7, 2010 (Director of Planning and Inspection - 01/03/11).

 

 


 

 

     PUBLIC HEARING:  The Mayor declared the public hearing open to consider the acceptance and appropriation of Citizens Option for Public Safety (COPS) grant funding.  There being no public input, MOTION was made by Kennedy, seconded and unanimously carried, that the Council close the public hearing.  MOTION was then made by Mahan, seconded and unanimously carried, that, per the Chief of Police’s memo (12/08/10), the Council accept and appropriate the Citizens Option for Public Safety (COPS) grant funding, in the amount of $142,899, to be used to purchase equipment to be used in the Field Operations Division and authorize the City Manager and Chief of Police to execute the request to the Santa Clara County Supplemental Law Enforcement Oversight Committee (SLEOC) for distribution in COPS funding.

 

 

 

 

 

     PUBLIC HEARING:  The Mayor declared the public hearing open to consider a Resolution amending the 2010-11 Municipal Fee Schedule to include charges for residential parking permits, currently set at $18.  There being no public input, MOTION was made by Mahan, seconded and unanimously carried, that the Council close the public hearing.  MOTION was then made by Mahan, seconded and unanimously carried, that, per the Director of Finance's memo (12/28/10), the Council adopt Resolution No. 11-7815, entitled "A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY OF SANTA CLARA, CALIFORNIA, AMENDING THE 2010-11 MUNICIPAL FEE

SCHEDULE TO INCLUDE CHARGES FOR RESIDENTIAL PARKING PERMITS" which amends the 2010-11 Municipal Fee Schedule to include charges for residential parking permits, currently set at $18.

 

 

 

 

 

     MOTION was made by McLeod, seconded and unanimously carried, that, the Council approve the recommendation contained within the Senior Advisory Commission Minutes for the meeting held on October 25, 2010 to recognize and participate in an Elder Abuse Awareness Day in June 2011 and note and file the Minutes.

 

 

 

 

 

     The Council proceeded to consider the Informational Memo regarding an update on local efforts to ban single-use carryout bags. The City Manager reviewed the Acting Director of Streets and Automotive Services/City Arborist’s memo (01/07/11) and noted that there was no staff recommendation for action at this time. Additionally, she noted that a letter had been received from the Executive Director of Save the Bay (Acting Director of Street & Automotive Services – 01/11/11), which urged the Council to direct staff to move forward with an ordinance similar to what was recently passed by the City of San Jose and provided clarifying comments. Allison Chan, representing Save the Bay, addressed the Council to reiterate the comments contained within the above-referenced letter, urging the Council to direct staff to move forward with drafting an Ordinance banning single-use carryout bags. A Council discussion followed. MOTION was made by McLeod and seconded that the Council continue the issue of potentially banning single-use carryout bags for one month with a report back at a regular scheduled Council meeting. The motion failed to pass with Gillmor, Mahan, Moore and Mayor Matthews dissenting. MOTION was then made by Mahan, seconded and unanimously carried, that the Council refer the issue of potentially banning single-use carryout bags to the next Council Goal Setting Session. The Council duly noted and filed correspondence that had been received regarding this issue (Executive Assistant to the Mayor/City Council - 01/11/11).

 

 

 

     The Council proceeded to consider this evening’s actions related to the Chief of the Police Department position, including declaring the vacancy and options for filling the vacant office (City Clerk/Auditor – 01/06/11); Informational Memo entitled, “Chief of Police Vacancy” (Interim City Attorney – 01/06/10) and Informational Memo entitled, “Appointment of Assistant Police Chief to the position of Acting Police Chief” (City Manager – 01/06/11). The City Manager introduced the item and stated that Chief of Police Steve Lodge retired in December 2010. As this is an elected position outlined in the City Charter, there were several options for Council consideration to determine the manner in which the office could be filled mid-term, including a) Council appointment of a Chief of Police; b) calling a Special Election; or c) if the Council fails to appoint a Chief of Police or cause an election to be held, the City Manager could appoint an Acting Chief of Police to act until a Chief of Police is elected. The City Charter outlines that candidates for the office of Chief of Police shall meet the minimum eligibility and qualification requirements imposed by state law and upon candidates for the office of sheriff. The City Manager stated that the most outstanding candidate for the position at this time, Assistant Chief of Police Kevin Kyle, does not meet the above-mentioned eligibility requirements due to the fact that he is not a Santa Clara resident. She further stated that, avoiding the cost of a special election is particularly critical at this time since there are no budgeted funds for an election, and the City is coping with a serious fiscal crisis. In light of those considerations, the City Manager noted that retired Chief Lodge provided a memorandum recommending that if the City Council chose not to appoint a Chief of Police or set a special election, that the City Manager appoint Assistant Chief of Police Kevin Kyle as Acting Chief of Police to serve until an election is held. She stated that by appointing Assistant Chief of Police Kyle as Acting Chief of Police, the City avoids significant costs associated with a special election and, from an operational standpoint, would provide continuity of leadership and effective management for one of the largest operational departments in the City of Santa Clara, as well as provide for an opportunity to further develop and mentor Police Command Staff for future candidates for Chief of Police allowing for a strong pool of potential interested candidates from which the Santa Clara electorate could vote for as the next Chief of Police. The City Clerk/Auditor then reviewed his memo which outlined the City Charter sections that relate to the filling of a vacancy for elected offices in the City of Santa Clara and some specific requirements regarding the office of the Chief of Police Department and precedents of what Council has done the past two times the office of the Chief of the Police Department has become vacant mid-term. He then reviewed the recommendation to declare the office of the Chief of the Police Department vacant and either appoint a new Chief of Police within 30 days or call a Special Election for June 7, 2011 to fill the vacancy. The Interim City Attorney then reviewed her memo regarding the options for filling the vacancy, including that the Council may fill the vacancy by appointment within 30 days after the office is declared vacant or forthwith cause an election to be held. She further stated that should the Council fail to appoint or call an election, the City Charter or state law does not prohibit the City Manager in appointing an Acting Chief of Police to act until a Chief of Police is elected. A Council discussion followed and the Interim City Attorney and City Clerk then answered Council questions. The following people addressed the Council in favor of appointing Assistant Chief of Police Kyle as Acting Chief of Police: Steve Lodge (retired Santa Clara Chief of Police) and Pat Nikolai (President of Unit #2, Santa Clara Police Officer’s Association). Further Council comments were made and the City Attorney and City Clerk made clarifying comments. MOTION was made by Kolstad, seconded and unanimously carried, that the Council declare the office of Chief of the Police Department vacant and take no further action at this time.

 

 


 

 

     The Council proceeded to consider Mayor Matthew’s memo (01/07/11) regarding the appointment to City Council Committees for the 2011 Calendar Year and the filling of one remaining vacancy on the Child Care and Preschool Committee. The City Manager requested the addition of the Legislative Action Committee (LAC).  A Council discussion followed.  MOTION was made by Moore, seconded and unanimously carried, that, the Council approve the appointments to the City Council Committees List for the 2011 calendar, as amended to approve Council Member McLeod as the Chair for the Ethics Committee and Council Member Mahan as Member; Council Member McLeod as the primary member to the San Jose/Santa Clara Clean Water Financing Authority and Council Member Mahan as alternate;  and Council Member McLeod as the primary member to the Mission City 21 Committee; authorize the filling of one remaining vacancy on the Child Care and Preschool Committee and approve the addition of the Legislative Action Committee (LAC) with Mayor Matthews as the primary member and Council Member Mahan as alternate.  

 

 

 

     MOTION was made by Mahan, seconded and unanimously carried, that the Council approve the Bills and Claims and Progress Payments.

 

 

 

     Council Member McLeod stated that a vigil for victims of the Tucson, Arizona tragedy would be held at the First Unitarian Church in San Jose on January 13, 2011.

 

 

 

     The City Manager reported that staff is closely following the Governor’s budget proposal and the potential impacts as it relates to the City and Redevelopment Agency.

 

 

 

     The Interim City Attorney reported that the Council held earlier in the evening at 6:00 pm, on the above-mentioned date, 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 Organization(s): Unit #1 - Santa Clara Firefighters Association, IAFF, Local 1171; Unit #2 - Santa Clara Police Officer's Association; Unit #3 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, IBEW, Local 1245; Unit #4 - City of Santa Clara Professional Engineers; Units #5, 7 and 8 - City of Santa Clara Employees Association; Unit #6 - American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, AFSCME, Local 101; Unit #9 - Miscellaneous Unclassified Management Employees; Unit #9A - Unclassified Police Management Employees; Unit #9B - Unclassified Fire Management Employees; and Unit #10 - Public Safety Non-Sworn Employees Association, PSNSEA and that the Council unanimously authorized and instructed the City Manager to execute any amendments to memoranda of understanding (MOU) or successor MOUs where such amendments or successor MOUs are consistent with the instructions the Council has given to the City Manager, its designated representative, in closed sessions held pursuant to Government Code Section 54957.6, provided that any such amendment to any MOU or successor MOU has first been reduced to writing and signed by both the bargaining representatives of the majority employee organization for the bargaining unit and by the authorized representatives of the municipal employee relations officer. Immediately following the execution of any such amendment of successor MOU, the City Manager shall publicly identify the bargaining reprsentatives and the MOU that has been amended or the successor MOU, as required by Government Code Section 54957.1, subdivision (a)(6). The Interim City Attorney then stated that the Council also met in Closed Session for a Conference with Legal Counsel

(Existing Litigation) pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(a); Deena Luce v. City of Santa Clara; Santa Clara County Superior Court No. 110-CV-185296 and that there was no reportable action.

 

 

 

     MOTION was made by Gillmor, seconded and unanimously carried, that per the Interim City Attorney (01/07/11), the Council set Tuesday, January 25, 2011 at 6:00 pm 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 Organization(s): Unit #1 - Santa Clara Firefighters Association, IAFF, Local 1171; Unit #2 - Santa Clara Police Officer's Association; Unit #3 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, IBEW, Local 1245; Unit #4 - City of Santa Clara Professional Engineers; Units #5, 7 and 8 - City of Santa Clara Employees Association; Unit #6 - American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, AFSCME, Local 101; Unit #9 - Miscellaneous Unclassified Management Employees; Unit #9A - Unclassified Police Management Employees; Unit #9B - Unclassified Fire Management Employees; and Unit #10 - Public Safety Non-Sworn Employees Association, PSNSEA.

 

 


 

    

     MOTION was made by Kolstad, seconded and unanimously carried, that there being no further business, the meeting was adjourned at 9:22 pm in Memory of Dorothy May Loader (mother to Bob Loader, former City Clerk's office employee), Dorothy Therese Musso (aunt to Martin Von Raesfeld, City Fire Marshal), Amos Brokaw (long time member of the San Jose Meeting House and Quaker Community) and the victims of the Tucson, Arizona tragedy to Tuesday evening, January 25, 2011 at 6:00 pm for a Closed Session in the Council Conference Room and to 7:00 pm for the regular scheduled meeting in the City Hall Council Chambers.

 

 

 

 ATTEST:  ________________________

                     City Clerk

 

APPROVE: ________________________

                     Mayor