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Closed Session (4pm) and City Council (Remote)

Closed Session (4pm) and City Council (Remote)

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AGENDA
REGULAR MEETING – VIDEO CONFERENCE
AGOURA HILLS CITY COUNCIL 
Civic Center – Council Chambers 
30001 Ladyface Court, Agoura Hills, California  91301
Wednesday, May 27, 2020
6:00 p.m.

     Agenda CC 05-27-20

NOTE: The health, well-being, and public safety of community members, public officials, and staff is a top priority for the City of Agoura Hills. Therefore, there will NOT be a physical meeting location. City Councilmembers and staff will be participating in this meeting via video conferencing. In the interest of maintaining appropriate social distancing, members of the public may participate electronically by emailing their public comments (see section on “Public Participation” below). In-person attendance in the Council Chambers will not be permitted.    

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, and in response to Governor Newsom’s State of California Executive Order N-25-20, dated March 12, 2020, and Agoura Hills Resolution No. 20-1926, Ratifying the Director of Emergency Services’ Proclamation of the Existence of a Local Emergency, adopted by the Agoura Hills City Council on March 17, 2020, to follow state guidelines on social distancing, all City facilities are closed to the public until further notice.

This meeting is being conducted utilizing video conferencing and electronic means consistent with the Governor’s State of California Executive Order N-29-20, dated March 17, 2020, regarding the COVID-19 pandemic. The live stream video can be viewed the night of the meeting on the City’s website at www.ci.agoura-hills.ca.us under “Watch Meetings Online” at the top of the webpage; the indexed archive of the meeting(s) are available on the City’s website under “City Council Agendas” at the top of the webpage. In accordance with Executive Order N-29-20, the public may only view the meeting online and/or by television; public attendance in the Council Chambers will not be permitted.

The telecast of the May 27, 2020, Regular City Council Meeting will be shown on Channel 10 for Time Warner Cable subscribers, Channel 3 for Charter subscribers, and Channel 99 for AT&T U-Verse subscribers, at a later date, and run daily until the next regularly scheduled City Council meeting. The broadcast schedule is as follows: M-10am; T-3pm; W-10am; Th-7pm; F-10am; S-3pm; and Su-7pm.

Public Participation (Public Comment):

Public Comments for items not listed on the Agenda and Non-Public Hearing items.
There are no live or call-in testimonies for the above categories; written public comments are received remotely. To ensure the City Council has the opportunity to review information prior to the meeting, please submit your written public comments by email to comments@ci.agoura-hills.ca.us by 4:00 p.m. on the meeting date (May 27, 2020). Please identify the agenda item number in the email subject line. Public comments provided via email will be posted on the City website and distributed to the City Council prior to the City Council meeting. Any public comments received after 4:00 p.m. on the meeting day through the adjournment of that meeting will be posted on the City’s website and forwarded to the City Council after the meeting. Any comments submitted via text or social media will not be accepted.

Public Hearing Items ONLY. All interested parties are cordially invited to participate in a public hearing either by submitting written public comments by email or participating live by telephone. To submit written public comments, please include the topic in the subject line and email to comments@ci.agoura-hills.ca.us by 4:00 p.m. on the meeting date (May 27, 2020) and your comments will be distributed to the City Council prior to the meeting. To participate live by telephone, please email your name and telephone number (including the area code) to comments@ci.agoura-hills.ca.us as soon as possible, but prior to the time the Mayor closes the public comment period on the public hearing. City staff will call you at the appropriate time to receive your public testimony. Public testimony is limited to three (3) minutes per speaker. A speaker’s time may not be transferred to another speaker.  

Copies of staff reports or other written documentation, relating to each item of business described in this Agenda, are posted to the City’s website at www.ci.agoura-hills.ca.us and are on file in the office of City Clerk Kimberly M. Rodrigues, Agoura Hills City Hall, 30001 Ladyface Court, Agoura Hills, California, 91301. 

NOTE: The live stream video can be viewed the night of the meeting on the City’s website at www.ci.agoura-hills.ca.us under “Watch Meetings Online” at the top of the webpage; the indexed archive of the meeting(s) are available on the City’s website under “City Council Agendas” at the top of the webpage.

CALL TO ORDER   

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

ROLL CALL

   Mayor Illece Buckley Weber 
   Mayor Pro Tem Denis Weber
   Councilmember Chris Anstead 
   Councilmember Deborah Klein Lopez
   Councilmember Linda L. Northrup

REPORT OF CLOSED SESSION

   Agenda CS 05-27-20 Cancel, Reschedule
   Agenda CS 05-27-20
   Closed Session - Item 01 052720 Public Comment posted 05/26/20

APPROVAL OF AGENDA

INTERGOVERNMENTAL, SPECIAL PURPOSE COMMITTEE, & DEPARTMENTAL REPORTS

    (City Council and Staff)

PUBLIC COMMENTS

(This section is reserved for persons wishing to submit written public comments for items not listed on the Agenda that are under the subject matter jurisdiction of the City Council. Please enter “Public Comment” in the subject line and submit your written public comments by email to comments@ci.agoura-hills.ca.us by 4:00 p.m., on Wednesday, May 27, 2020. See “Public Participation” above for full details.)

   
Public Comments - Not on Agenda 052720

CONSENT CALENDAR

(This section is reserved for persons wishing to submit written public comments for items on the Consent Calendar. Please enter the Item number (i.e., No. 1) in the subject line and submit your written public comments by email to comments@ci.agoura-hills.ca.us by 4:00 p.m., on Wednesday, May 27, 2020. See “Public Participation” above for full details.)

1.   Approve Minutes of the Special City Council Meeting of March 17, 2020

       STAFF REFERENCE: CITY CLERK RODRIGUES

       Item 01 Minutes 031720

2.   Approve Demand Warrant Register No. 829

       STAFF REFERENCE: DIRECTOR OF FINANCE PINUELAS

       Item 02 052720

3.   Approve Agreement for Consultant Services, with Karen Warner Associates, Inc., to Prepare the General Plan Housing Element Update 

       STAFF REFERENCES: COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR ADEVA
                                                         PLANNING DIRECTOR HOOPER 

      Item 03 052720

4.  Adopt Resolution No. 20-1932; A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE
      CITY OF AGOURA HILLS, CALIFORNIA, EXTENDING THE DIRECTOR OF EMERGENCY
      SERVICES’ EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 2020-01 IMPOSING EMERGENCY REGULATIONS
      RELATED TO RESIDENTIAL AND COMMERCIAL TENANT EVICTIONS, GROUP EVENTS,
      AND GATHERINGS

      STAFF REFERENCES: DEPUTY CITY MANAGER CELAYA
                                                        CITY ATTORNEY LEE 

      Item 04 052720
      Item 4 - Public Comments 052720-3 Posted 05/26/20

5.  Adopt Resolution No. 20-1933; A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF
     THE CITY OF AGOURA HILLS, CALIFORNIA, AMENDING THE COMPENSATION
     PLAN FOR CITY FULL-TIME EMPLOYEES, and Adopt Resolution No. 20-1934;
     A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF AGOURA HILLS,
     CALIFORNIA, MAINTAINING THE CURRENT EMPLOYER CONTRIBUTION TO
     HEALTHCARE PREMIUMS FOR CITY COUNCILMEMBERS THROUGH 2021 

     STAFF REFERENCES: ASSISTANT CITY MANAGER HAMBURGER
                                                       ADMINISTRATIVE ANALYST BIRD 

     Item 05 052720

6.  Adopt Resolution No. 20-1935; A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF
      THE CITY OF AGOURA HILLS, CALIFORNIA, DETERMINING THE NECESSITY
      OF BUDGET REDUCTIONS DUE TO THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC THROUGH
       THE USE OF LAYOFFS AND FURLOUGHS AND AUTHORIZING THE CITY
       MANAGER TO IMPLEMENT THESE ACTIONS IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE
       CITY’S PERSONNEL RULES 

       STAFF REFERENCE: ASSISTANT CITY MANAGER HAMBURGER

       Item 06 052720
 
PUBLIC HEARING / ORDINANCE

Public Comments - Public Hearing Item. All interested parties are cordially invited to participate in a Public Hearing either by submitting written public comments by email or participating live by telephone. To submit written public comments, please include “ADU” in the subject line and email to comments@ci.agoura-hills.ca.us by 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 27, 2020, and your comments will be distributed to the City Council prior to the meeting. To participate live by telephone, please email your name and telephone number (including the area code) to comments@ci.agoura-hills.ca.us as soon as possible, but prior to the time the Mayor closes the public comment period on the public hearing. City staff will call you at the appropriate time to receive your public testimony. Public testimony is limited to three (3) minutes per speaker. A speaker’s time may not be transferred to another speaker. 

7.  Conduct a Public Hearing, Read by Title Only, Waive Further Reading, and Adopt
      Ordinance No. 20-449U; AN INTERIM ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF AGOURA
      HILLS, CALIFORNIA, EXTENDING INTERIM ORDINANCE NO. 20-448U,
      PROHIBITING NEW ACCESSORY DWELLING UNITS AND JUNIOR ACCESSORY
      DWELLING UNITS EXCEPT THOSE THAT SATISFY SPECIFIED STANDARDS,
      DECLARING THE URGENCY THEREOF, AND FINDING THE ORDINANCE TO
      BE EXEMPT FROM THE CALIFORNIA ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY ACT

      STAFF REFERENCES: COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR ADEVA
                                                        DIRECTOR OF PLANNING HOOPER 

      Item 07 052720

DISCUSSION / ACTION

(This section is reserved for persons wishing to submit written public comments for this Discussion / Action item. Please enter “Item No. 8” in the subject line and submit your written public comments by email to comments@ci.agoura-hills.ca.us by 4:00 p.m., on Wednesday, May 27, 2020. See “Public Participation” above for full details.)

8.   Discussion of Greater Conejo Valley Chamber of Commerce’s Request for a Local
       Variance, from Los Angeles County, for an Accelerated Stage 2 Reopening

       STAFF REFERENCE: ASSISTANT CITY MANAGER HAMBURGER

       Item 08 052720
       Item 8 - Public Comments 052720 Posted 05/26/20
   
   Item 8B - Public Comment 052720 Posted 05/27/20


COUNCIL, STAFF COMMENTS

ADJOURNMENT

The next Regular Meeting of the City Council will be held at 6:00 p.m., Wednesday, June 10, 2020, in the Council Chambers of the Civic Center. It is anticipated the meeting will be held by video conference and in-person attendance by the public in the Council Chambers will not be permitted.  
 

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