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Council Agenda Committee**

Minutes

 

Tuesday, July 5, 2005

 

  1. Roll Call:     2:34 p.m.

    Present:       Councilmembers Maio, Wozniak and Anderson.

    Absent:        Mayor Bates.

     

  2. Public Comment: Barbara Gilbert.

     

  3. Approval of Minutes of Meeting of June 20, 2005 (PDF, 116 KB).

    Action: Moved, seconded, carried (Wozniak/Maio) to approve the minutes.

     

  4. Review and Action on Draft Redevelopment Agency Special Agenda for July 12, 2005 (PDF, 39 KB).

    Action: All items approved for placement on the agenda.

     

  5. Review and Action on Draft City Council Agenda for July 12, 2005.

    Action: All items approved for placement on the agenda with the following additions, deletions or changes:

     

    Side Letters of Agreement with SEIU Local 790, SEIU Local 535, IBEW Local 1245 and Amendment to the Unrepresented Employee Manual

    From: City Manager

    Recommendation:  Adopt three Resolutions to authorize the City Manager to: 1) execute and implement a Side Letter of Agreement with Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Locals 790 and 535, including the Part-Time Recreation Leaders Association (PTRLA)/SEIU Local 535; 2) execute and implement a Side Letter of Agreement with the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 1245; and 3) amend Articles 3.05 and 3.06 of the Unrepresented Employees Manual, to provide that the City will not be required to cash out accrued vacation leave in excess of 320 hours, that employees will be required to reduce their accrued vacation leave balances to no more than 320 hours by the last pay period in February in 2006, 2007 and 2008, and that the City will not buy back up to four weeks of vacation in 2006, 2007 and 2008.

    Financial Implications: See report.

    Contact: David Hodgkins, Human Resources, 981-6805

    Action: Approved as amended.

     

    Support of Workers’ Retirement and Workplace Rights at Doten Honda

    From: Councilmembers Anderson, Worthington and Spring

    Recommendation:  Adopt a Resolution supporting the rights of workers of Machinists Local 1546 at Doten Honda and oppose the union busting tactics being used by the new ownership.

    Financial Implications: None.

    Contact: Max Anderson, Councilmember District 3, 981-7130; Kriss Worthington, Councilmember District 7, 981-7170; Dona Spring, Council District 4, 981-7140

    Action: Approved as amended.

     

    Support ACA17 to Lower Voting Registration Age to 17

    a.  From: Councilmember Capitelli

    Recommendation: Write a letter to the Legislature in support of ACA 17, a bill before the State Assembly regarding lowering the voting registration age to 17.

    Financial Implications: None.

    Contact: Laurie Capitelli, Councilmember District 5, 981-7150

    b. From: Councilmember Worthington

    Recommendation: Support California Assembly Constitutional Amendment (ACA) 17 allowing a person 17 years old, who will be 18 years old at the time of the next general election, to register and vote at that general election and at any intervening primary or special election that occurs after the person is eligible to register to vote.

    Financial Implications: None.

    Contact: Kriss Worthington, Councilmember District 7, 981-7170

    Action: Combined separate items into a single report cosponsored by Councilmembers Capitelli and Worthington.

     

    Amend Moratorium on Removal of Coast Live Oaks

    From: Councilmembers Olds, Spring and Wozniak

    Recommendation:  Amend the current Ordinance that prohibits removal of Coast Live Oak trees to include a clause that states that excessive pruning beyond what is included in the accepted standards for pruning a tree be subject to fines related to the value of the tree, to be determined by the city forester.

    Financial Implications: Unknown.

    Contact: Betty Olds, Councilmember District 6, 981-7160; Dona Spring, Councilmember District 4, 981-7140; Gordon Wozniak, Councilmember District 8, 981-7180

    Action: Moved to July 19, 2005.

     

    Added to Information Calendar

    Drayage: Disposition of Fines

    From: City Manager

    Contact:  Michael Caplan, City Manager, 981-7000

     

  6. Review and Action on Scheduling of Calendar, Public Hearings, Presentations and Work Session topics.

    1. Master Calendar (PDF, 39 KB)

    2. Land Use Matters (PDF, 106 KB)

    Action: None.

     

  7. Adjournment: 2:50 p.m.

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**At its March 11, 2003 meeting, the City Council adopted Resolution No. 61,968-N.S. changing the name of the Rules Committee to the “Agenda Committee” to better reflect its duties.


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