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LA MESA CITY COUNCIL
AGENDA


A Regular Meeting of the City Council via Teleconference

Tuesday, June 9, 2020

6:00 p.m.

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



Mark Arapostathis, Mayor
Bill Baber, Vice Mayor
Kristine Alessio, Councilmember
Colin Parent, Councilmember
  Akilah Weber, Councilmember

 

Materials related to an item on this agenda submitted to the Council after distribution of the agenda packet are available for public inspection in the City Clerk’s Office, 8130 Allison Avenue, during normal business hours.

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IMPORTANT NOTICE REGARDING JUNE 9, 2020 COUNCIL MEETING FORMAT IN RESPONSE TO COVID-19 PANDEMIC

This meeting is being conducted utilizing teleconferencing and electronic means consistent with State of California Executive Order N-29-20 dated March 17, 2020, regarding the COVID-19 pandemic. The City Council meeting may be viewed live on Cox Cable Channel 24 (within La Mesa City limits), AT&T U-Verse Channel 99 (in the San Diego Region),the City’s website (www.cityoflamesa.us) or Facebook Live (www.facebook.com/lamesaca).

Public Comments for Items
not on the Agenda
Members of the public who wish to make public comments may submit their comments by email to be read aloud at the Council meeting by the City Clerk. Email comments must be submitted to the City Clerk at comments@cityoflamesa.us by 4:00 p.m. the day of the Council meeting and be no more than 300 words. Any language beyond the 300 words shall not be read during the Council meeting. The counting of words, for the purposes of public comment submissions, shall follow the same standards as set forth in Elections Code § 9 (see Attachment A). Please note in your email subject line that this is for “PUBLIC COMMENT”. All email comments shall be subject to the same rules as would otherwise govern speaker comments at the Council meeting.

Public Comments for Items
on the Agenda
Members of the public who wish to make comments on items on the agenda may do so via Zoom at the La Mesa Community Center, 4975 Memorial Drive, La Mesa, California, 91942. Social distancing will be strictly enforced by City personnel at all times. It is strongly encouraged that all attendees wear a facial covering while waiting to speak regarding an agenda item. Comments may also be submitted in the same manner as stated above regarding items not on the agenda. Please note in your email subject line the agenda item number related to the comment.
Documents:
  1. ATTACHMENT A.pdf
 

ROLL CALL

 

INVOCATION – COUNCILMEMBER PARENT

 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

CITY MANAGER COMMENTS

 

COMMUNITY BULLETIN REPORTS

 

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

 

CONSENT CALENDAR

(Items 1 through 7)

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

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

 

2. APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES FOR THE CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING HELD TUESDAY, MAY 26, 2020

Documents:
  1. ITEM 2.pdf
 

3. APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES FOR THE CITY COUNCIL EMERGENCY MEETINGS HELD SUNDAY, MAY 31, 2020, TUESDAY, JUNE 2, 2020, WEDNESDAY, JUNE 3, 2020, AND THURSDAY, JUNE 4, 2020

Documents:
  1. ITEM 3.pdf
 

4. A. RESOLUTION CALLING FOR THE HOLDING OF A GENERAL MUNICIPAL ELECTION TO BE HELD ON TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2020, FOR THE ELECTION OF CERTAIN OFFICERS AS REQUIRED BY THE PROVISIONS OF THE LAWS OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA RELATING TO GENERAL LAW CITIES;

B.  RESOLUTION  REQUESTING THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF THE COUNTY OF SAN DIEGO TO CONSOLIDATE A GENERAL MUNICIPAL ELECTION TO BE HELD ON NOVEMBER 3, 2020, WITH THE STATEWIDE GENERAL ELECTION TO BE HELD ON THE DATE PURSUANT TO § 10403 OF THE ELECTIONS CODE; AND

C.  RESOLUTION ADOPTING REGULATIONS FOR CANDIDATES FOR ELECTIVE OFFICE PERTAINING TO CANDIDATES STATEMENTS SUBMITTED TO THE VOTERS AT AN ELECTION TO BE HELD ON TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2020

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

5. RESOLUTION ACCEPTING AN IRREVOCABLE OFFER OF DEDICATION OF RIGHT-OF-WAY ALONG ALTO DRIVE FOR TENTATIVE PARCEL MAP TPM 18-03 (HOFMANN), A THREE-LOT PARCEL MAP LOCATED AT 9415-9425 LEMON AVENUE IN THE R1S-P (SUBURBAN RESIDENTIAL / SCENIC PRESERVATION OVERLAY) ZONE

Staff Reference: Mr. Kusiak
Documents:
  1. ITEM 5.pdf
 

6. RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A STANDARD AGREEMENT FOR SPECIALIZED PROFESSIONAL SERVICES BETWEEN THE CITY OF LA MESA AND KEYSER MARSTON ASSOCIATES, INC. FOR REAL ESTATE ADVISORY SERVICES RELATED TO THE PROCESSING OF THE PROPOSED ALVARADO SPECIFIC PLAN

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

7. RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CHANGE ORDER NO. 1 TO CONTRACT WITH AMERICAN ASPHALT SOUTH, INC. FOR BID NO. 20-23, 2020 SLURRY SEAL PROJECT (VARIOUS LOCATIONS)

Staff Reference: Mr. Firsht
Documents:
  1. ITEM 7.pdf
 

STAFF REPORT

 

8. A. CONSIDERATION OF RESOLUTION CONFIRMING AND RATIFYING THE RULES AND REGULATIONS AS ISSUED BY THE DIRECTOR OF EMERGENCY AND DISASTER PURSUANT TO LA MESA MUNICIPAL CODE SECTION 2.56.060, AS A RESULT OF RIOTING AND LOOTING RELATED TO A POLICE PROTEST COMMENCING ON MAY 30, 2020, FOR THE DIRECT PROTECTION AND BENEFIT OF THE CITIZENS OF THE CITY OF LA MESA; AND

Staff recommends the Council approve and adopt the Resolution.

Staff Reference: Mr. Humora

B. RIOTING AND LOOTING RELATED TO A POLICE PROTEST STATUS – DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE DIRECTION TO CITY MANAGER / DIRECTOR OF EMERGENCY AND DISASTER REGARDING SAME

Staff recommends the Council discuss the rioting and looting related to police protest response status if so desired and possibly provide direction to the City Manager / Director of Emergency and Disaster regarding the same.

Staff Reference: Mr. Humora
Documents:
  1. ITEM 8.pdf
 

HEARING

 

9. CONSIDERATION OF RESOLUTION ESTABLISHING A LICENSE APPLICATION FEE FOR COMMERCIAL ADULT-USE CANNABIS CULTIVATION, MANUFACTURING, DISTRIBUTION, AND TESTING LABORATORY BUSINESSES AS AUTHORIZED BY LA MESA MUNICIPAL CODE SECTIONS 6.11.250A3 AND 6.11.250B2

Staff recommends the Council adopt the Resolution establishing license application fees for the application and licensing process for commercial adult-use cannabis businesses as identified above to recover the full cost of the license application review and approval process.

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

COUNCIL COMMITTEE REPORTS (3 MINUTE LIMIT)

 

AB 1234 REPORTS (GC 53232.3(d))

 

CITY ATTORNEY REMARKS

 

ADJOURNMENT