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LA MESA CITY COUNCIL
AGENDA


A Regular Meeting of the City Council

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

6:00 p.m.

City Council Chambers
La Mesa City Hall
8130 Allison Avenue
La Mesa, California



Mark Arapostathis, Mayor
Colin Parent, Vice Mayor
Kristine Alessio, Councilmember
Bill Baber, Councilmember
  Guy McWhirter, Councilmember

 

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ROLL CALL

 

INVOCATION – COUNCILMEMBER MCWHIRTER

 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

CITY MANAGER COMMENTS

 

COMMUNITY BULLETIN REPORTS

 

PRESENTATION

 

POLICE CHIEF’S QUARTERLY OPERATIONS REPORT

 

ADDITIONS AND/OR DELETIONS TO THE AGENDA

 

PUBLIC COMMENTS - (TOTAL TIME - 15 MINUTES)

NOTE: In accordance with state law, an item not scheduled on the agenda may be brought forward by the general public for comment; however, the City Council will not be able to discuss or take any action on the item at this meeting. If appropriate, the item will be referred to Staff or placed on a future agenda.
 

CONFLICT DISCLOSURES

 

BOARD AND COMMISSION APPOINTMENT

 

1. RESOLUTION APPOINTING A MEMBER TO THE ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY COMMISSION

Staff Reference: Ms. Wiegelman
Documents:
  1. ITEM 1.pdf
 

CONSENT CALENDAR

(Items 2 through 6)

The Consent Calendar includes items previously considered by the Council. Unless discussion is requested by members of the Council or audience, all Consent Calendar items may be approved by one motion.
 

2. APPROVAL OF MOTION TO WAIVE THE READING OF THE TEXT OF ALL ORDINANCES AND RESOLUTIONS AT THIS MEETING

 

3. APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES FOR THE CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING HELD TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 2018

Documents:
  1. ITEM 3.pdf
 

4. RESOLUTION APPROVING THE AMENDED CITY OF LA MESA COMPENSATION PLANS FOR FY 2018-2019 AND FY 2019-2020 LISTING POSITIONS, SALARY RANGES/BANDS AND PAY STEPS

Staff Reference: Ms. Freeman
Documents:
  1. ITEM 4.pdf
 

5. RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING SUBMITTAL OF GRANT APPLICATIONS TO THE SAN DIEGO ASSOCIATION OF GOVERNMENTS (SANDAG) FOR SPECIALIZED TRANSPORTATION GRANT PROGRAM FUNDS FOR THE RIDES4NEIGHBORS PROGRAM AND ACCEPTING AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS; COMMITTING THE NECESSARY LOCAL MATCH FOR THE PROJECTS IF AWARDED; AND APPOINTING THE DIRECTOR OF COMMUNITY SERVICES, OR DESIGNEE, TO EXECUTE ALL AGREEMENTS AND ANY AMENDMENTS; AND COMPLETE THE PROJECT

Staff Reference: Ms. Richardson
Documents:
  1. ITEM 5.pdf
 

6. RESOLUTION APPROVING AND AUTHORIZING AN AGREEMENT BETWEEN HELIX WATER DISTRICT AND CITY OF LA MESA TO PROVIDE CUSTOMER WATER-CONSUMPTION DATA FOR SEWER BILLING PURPOSES

Staff Reference: Mr. Leja
Documents:
  1. ITEM 6.pdf
 

STAFF REPORTS

 

7. RESOLUTION APPROVING THE MACARTHUR PARK OPPORTUNITIES AND CONSTRAINTS STUDY FOR THE CITY OF LA MESA

Staff recommends the Council adopt the resolution approving the MacArthur Park Opportunities and Constraints Study and consider next steps in the park planning process.

Staff Reference: Ms. Richardson
Documents:
  1. ITEM 7.pdf
 

8. CONSIDERATION OF THE EXTENSION OF THE SPECIAL EVENT PERMIT FOR THE LA MESA VILLAGE FARMERS’ MARKET

Staff recommends the Council (1) consider whether or not to continue the operation of the Farmers’ Market on La Mesa Boulevard, with or without additional new conditions, or to relocate the market to an alternate location; (2) if the Council decides to relocate the Farmers’ Market to an alternate location, extend the Special Event Permit for an additional 4-6 months, to allow the La Mesa Village Association (LMVA), Brian’s Farmers’ Market, and City staff, time to identify an alternate site and prepare an implementation plan before submitting a revised Special Event Permit; and (3) continue the cost recovery policy of 100% cost recovery for small events that do not serve alcohol and that require minimum City support.

Staff Reference: Ms. Garrett
Documents:
  1. ITEM 8.pdf
 

9. REVISIONS TO EMERGENCY SHELTER REGULATIONS TO IMPLEMENT HOUSING ELEMENT PROGRAM OBJECTIVES AS REQUIRED BY STATE LAW

Staff recommends the Council direct staff to provide a framework and alternatives for Planning Commission discussion and recommendation for adoption by the City Council.

Staff Reference: Mr. Kusiak
Documents:
  1. ITEM 9.pdf
 

10. DIRECTION REGARDING THE REGULATION OF DOCKLESS BICYCLES AND SCOOTERS

Staff recommends the Council provide direction to staff on the appropriate programs to regulate shared dockless bicycles and scooters in the City.

Staff Reference: Mr. Leja
Documents:
  1. ITEM 10.pdf
 

11. RESOLUTION OF INTENTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF LA MESA APPROVING AN AMENDMENT TO THE CONTRACT BETWEEN THE BOARD OF ADMINISTRATION OF THE CALIFORNIA PUBLIC EMPLOYEES’ RETIREMENT SYSTEM AND THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF LA MESA

Staff recommends the Council adopt the Resolution of Intention to approve an amendment to the contract between the Board of Administration of the California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS) and the City Council of the City of La Mesa, to provide a mandatory employee contribution of .5% of salary as provided under Government Code Section 20516(a) applicable to all Classic CalPERS unrepresented employees and all Classic CalPERS La Mesa City Employees’ Association (LMCEA) members.

Staff Reference: Ms. Freeman
Documents:
  1. ITEMS 11 and 12.pdf
 

ORDINANCE: FIRST READING

 

12. AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF LA MESA AUTHORIZING AN AMENDMENT TO THE CONTRACT BETWEEN THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF LA MESA AND THE BOARD OF ADMINISTRATION OF THE CALIFORNIA PUBLIC EMPLOYEES’ RETIREMENT SYSTEM

Staff recommends the Council approve the introduction and first reading of the Ordinance authorizing an amendment to the contract between the City Council of the City of La Mesa and the Board of Administration of CalPERS, to provide a mandatory employee contribution of .5% of salary as provided under Government Code Section 20516(a) applicable to all Classic CalPERS unrepresented employees and all Classic CalPERS LMCEA members.

Staff Reference: Ms. Freeman
Documents:
  1. ITEMS 11 and 12.pdf
 

HEARINGS

 

13. CONSIDERATION OF HPC 18-02 (HOFMANN) – A REQUEST TO DESIGNATE THE PROPERTY LOCATED AT 9415-9425 LEMON AVENUE IN THE R1S-P (SUBURBAN RESIDENTIAL / SCENIC PRESERVATION OVERLAY) ZONE AS A HISTORIC LANDMARK AND TO ESTABLISH A PROPERTY PRESERVATION (MILLS ACT) AGREEMENT FOR THE SITE

Staff recommends the Council adopt (1) the resolution designating the Adams Residential Complex located at 9415-9425 Lemon Avenue as a Historic Landmark; and (2) the resolution authorizing execution of a Historic Landmark Property Preservation Agreement with the owners of the Historic Landmark known as the Adams Residential Complex located at 9415-9425 Lemon Avenue.

Staff Reference: Mr. Kusiak
Documents:
  1. ITEM 13.pdf
 

14. CONSIDERATION OF HPC 18-04 (KILL) – A REQUEST TO DESIGNATE THE PROPERTY LOCATED AT 9397 LEMON AVENUE IN THE R1S-P (SUBURBAN RESIDENTIAL / SCENIC PRESERVATION OVERLAY) ZONE AS A HISTORIC LANDMARK AND TO ESTABLISH A PROPERTY PRESERVATION (MILLS ACT) AGREEMENT FOR THE SITE

Staff recommends the Council adopt (1) the resolution designating the Christopher and Marie Hinck House located at 9397 Lemon Avenue as a Historic Landmark; and (2) the resolution authorizing execution of a Historic Landmark Property Preservation Agreement with the owners of the Historic Landmark known as the Christopher and Marie Hinck House located at 9397 Lemon Avenue.

Staff Reference: Mr. Kusiak
Documents:
  1. ITEM 14.pdf
 

15. CONSIDERATION OF AN APPEAL OF THE PLANNING COMMISSION’S APPROVAL OF CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT CUP 17-04 – A REQUEST FOR A MEDICAL MARIJUANA DISPENSARY PROPOSED AT 7180 UNIVERSITY AVENUE, IN THE C-F-D-MU (GENERAL COMMERCIAL / FLOODPLAIN OVERLAY / URBAN DESIGN OVERLAY / MIXED USE OVERLAY) ZONE

Staff recommends the Council uphold the Planning Commission’s approval of Conditional Use Permit CUP 17-04 based on the findings and subject to conditions set forth in Planning Commission Resolution PC-2018-16, thus denying the appeal.

Staff Reference: Mr. Kusiak
Documents:
  1. ITEM 15.pdf
 

16. RESOLUTION ADOPTING AN AMENDMENT TO THE REGIONAL TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM (RTIP) AND THE TRANSNET LOCAL STREET IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM OF PROJECTS FOR FISCAL YEARS 2019 THROUGH 2023

Staff recommends the Council adopt the resolution adopting/approving an amendment to the TransNet Local Street Improvement Program of Projects for Fiscal Years 2019 through 2023.

Staff Reference: Mr. Leja
Documents:
  1. ITEM 16.pdf
 

COUNCIL COMMITTEE REPORTS (3 MINUTE LIMIT)

 

17. UPDATE FROM THE CIVIC CENTER MASTER PLAN SUBCOMMITTEE ON THE OLD POLICE STATION SITE

Documents:
  1. ITEM 17.pdf
 

AB 1234 REPORTS (GC 53232.3(d))

 

CITY ATTORNEY REMARKS

 

ADJOURNMENT