Council Recap

“COUNCIL RECAP”
 July 12, 2016
 – Highlight of City Council Action

  • Commended retiring Community Development Director John Prescott for his contributions and many accomplishments during his 44 years of service to the City
  • Accepted 2016 National Electrical Contractors Association Project Excellence Award on behalf of Hill Canyon Wastewater Treatment Plant
  • Received 2016 Ventura County Fair Poster
  • Cabrillo Music Theatre cast members performed song from upcoming production of “The Little Mermaid”
  • Commended departing Cabrillo Music Theatre Artistic Director Lewis Wilkenfeld for his accomplishments as both Artistic Director and Executive Director 
  • Appointed Andrew Powers Interim City Manager; designated Mayor Price and Mayor Pro Tem Bill-de la Peña to serve as Ad Hoc City Council Committee to negotiate a contract with the Interim City Manager and return to City Council at the next regular meeting (August 30, 2016); City Manager recruitment process to be addressed after November election and City Council Reorganization
  • Conducted public hearing and introduced ordinance relating to Municipal Code Amendment regarding Signs in Public Rights-of-Way; adding City Policy Statement for Message Neutrality and Message Substitution
  • Conducted public hearing regarding General Plan Amendment to allocate 206 units of Citywide Measure E Residential Capacity to Thousand Oaks Boulevard Specific Plan (SP 20) and Amendments to SP 20 to allocate the 206 units, delete “K-12” schools as a Permitted Use and Modify Other Land Use and Development Requirements; adopted resolution to approve Addendum to EIR No. 327 and General Plan Amendment  to allocate 206 dwelling units of Citywide General Plan residential capacity (Measure E capacity) to Thousand Oaks Boulevard Specific Plan (SP 20) area; introduced ordinance to approve Specific Plan Amendments to allocate the dwelling units added by amendment to land use element to mixed-use projects along Thousand Oaks Boulevard, delete “K-12” schools as a permitted use within SP 20 and modify other land use and development requirements
  • Conducted public hearing and introduced ordinance relating to Municipal Code Amendment revising parking requirements for Assisted Living Facilities, Skilled Nursing Facilities and Continuing Care Retirement Communities  
  • Adopted resolution declaring Level 1 water supply shortage pursuant to Municipal Code sections 10-2.1105; continued stay on code compliance for brown or dead lawns
  • Awarded construction contract and approved professional services agreement for design support services, specialized material inspection, materials testing and quality control services for 2016 Pavement Overlay and Resurfacing Program; authorized acceptance of Tire Rubberized Pavement Grant in amount of $86,289 from Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery and STPL Federal Grant in amount of $661,681;awarded construction contract and approved professional services agreement for design support services, specialized material inspection, materials testing and quality control services for 2016 Pavement Slurry Program; approved necessary expenditure and budget transfers 
  • Mayor Price reported on League of California Cities Public Safety Policy Committee Meeting June 3, 2016
  • Mayor Price provided update on National League of Cities (Summer Policy Forum Update June 28 – 30, 2016

    Meeting adjourned to next City Council Meeting August 30, 2016, 6:00 p.m. (City Council in Summer Recess)

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