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LA MESA CITY COUNCIL
AGENDA


A Regular Meeting of the City Council, a Special Meeting of the La Mesa Public Financing Authority, and a Special Meeting of the City of La Mesa Successor Agency via Teleconference

Tuesday, June 8, 2021

6:00 p.m.

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



Mark Arapostathis, Mayor
Jack Shu, Vice Mayor
Bill Baber, Councilmember
Colin Parent, Councilmember
 Vacant, Councilmember

 

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IMPORTANT NOTICE REGARDING JUNE 8, 2021 COUNCIL REGULAR 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), Facebook Live (www.facebook.com/lamesaca), or using the following Zoom Webinar options:

The public may view the meeting live using the following remote options:

Teleconference Meeting Webinar

https://zoom.us/j/94308276810

Telephone (Audio only)

(669) 900-6833 or (253) 215-8782 
 Webinar ID: Webinar ID: 943 0827 6810

Copy and paste the webinar link into your internet browser if the webinar link does not work directly from the agenda.

Live Public Comments
To provide oral public comments during the meeting, join the Zoom meeting by computer, mobile phone, or dial in number. On Zoom video conference by computer or mobile phone, use the “Raise Hand” feature. This will notify the moderator that you wish to speak during a specific item on the agenda or during non-agenda Public Comment. Members of the public will not be shown on video but will be able to speak when called upon. If joining the meeting using the Zoom dial-in number, you may raise your hand by pressing *9. Comments will be limited to three (3) minutes. No further comments will be entertained after the Mayor closes public comment.

Written Public Comments
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 either “public comment” for non-agenda Public Comment or the agenda item number related to the comment. All email comments shall be subject to the same rules as would otherwise govern speaker comments at the Council meeting. Form correspondence of identical content signed by different individuals shall be read aloud only once during the comment period. Immediately prior to the reading of such correspondence, the name of each signatory shall be stated aloud.

Documents:
  1. ATTACHMENT A.pdf
 

ROLL CALL: CITY COUNCIL / LA MESA PUBLIC FINANCING AUTHORITY / LA MESA SUCCESSOR AGENCY

 

INVOCATION – COUNCILMEMBER BABER

 

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 4)

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. RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER, OR HIS DESIGNEE, TO SIGN AND EXECUTE THE STANDARD AGREEMENT (STD 213 EXHIBITS A THROUGH E) WITH THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA, DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT, FOR PERMANENT LOCAL HOUSING ALLOCATION FUNDING FOR HOMELESS OUTREACH SERVICES IN SUPPORT OF THE HOMELESS OUTREACH AND MOBILE ENGAGEMENT PROGRAM

Staff Reference: Mr. Tomaino
Documents:
  1. ITEM 2.pdf
 

3. A. RESOLUTION APPROVING THE 2020-2022 MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING BETWEEN THE CITY OF LA MESA AND THE LA MESA CITY EMPLOYEES’ ASSOCIATION;

B. RESOLUTION APPROVING THE AMENDED CITY OF LA MESA COMPENSATION PLAN FOR FISCAL YEAR 2020-2021 LISTING POSITIONS, SALARY RANGES/BANDS, AND PAY STEPS; AND

C. RESOLUTION APPROVING THE CITY OF LA MESA COMPENSATION PLAN FOR FISCAL YEAR 2021-2022 LISTING POSITIONS, SALARY RANGES/BANDS, AND PAY STEPS

Staff Reference: Ms. Freeman
Documents:
  1. ITEM 3.pdf
 

4. RECEIVE AND FILE THE REPORT ON ACCESSORY DWELLING UNIT DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITY

Staff Reference: Mr. Kusiak
Documents:
  1. ITEM 4.pdf
 

ORDINANCE: SECOND READING

 

5. CONSIDERATION OF AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF LA MESA ADOPTING AMENDMENTS TO THE LA MESA MUNICIPAL CODE TO DISSOLVE THE DEVELOPMENT ADVISORY BOARD AND TO DELEGATE THE FUNCTIONS THEREOF TO THE CITY DEPARTMENTS FORMERLY REPRESENTED ON THAT BOARD

Staff recommends the Council approve the second reading and adoption of the Ordinance.

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

STAFF REPORT - CITY COUNCIL - FINANCING AUTHORITY - SUCCESSOR AGENCY

 

6. A. CONSIDERATION OF THE BIENNIAL BUDGET FOR 2021-2023; AND

Staff recommends the Council adopt the 2021-2023 Preliminary Budget as proposed and direct staff to return in August with the 2021-2023 Final Budget.

B. CONSIDERATION OF RESOLUTION ADOPTING (1) THE APPROPRIATIONS LIMIT FOR FISCAL YEAR ENDING JUNE 30, 2022, AND (2) THE ANNUAL ADJUSTMENT FACTORS USED TO CALCULATE THE APPROPRIATIONS LIMIT

Staff recommends the Council adopt the Resolution pursuant to Propositions 4 and 111, establishing the Appropriations Limit for Fiscal Year 2021-2022 and selecting the growth in the new non-residential construction in the City of La Mesa, and the population growth in the City of La Mesa as the annual adjustment factors used to compute the Appropriations Limit.

Staff Reference: Ms. Royales
 

HEARING

 

7. CONSIDERATION OF RESOLUTION ADOPTING AN AMENDMENT TO THE 2021 REGIONAL TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM (RTIP) TRANSNET LOCAL STREET IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM OF PROJECTS

Staff recommends the Council adopt the Resolution adopting an amendment to the TransNet Local Street Improvement Program of Projects for Fiscal Years 2021 through 2025.

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

COUNCIL COMMITTEE REPORTS (3 MINUTE LIMIT)

 

AB 1234 REPORTS (GC 53232.3(d))

 

CITY ATTORNEY REMARKS

 

ADJOURNMENT