Council Recap

May 12, 2015 – Highlight of City Council Action:

  • Commended retiring Area Housing Authority Executive Director Douglas Tapking for his many years of service to the community
  • Proclaimed May 17 – 23, 2015 Public Works Week
  • Received American Public Works Association Award for Project of the Year in the Structural Category for Pederson Reservoir Structural Retrofit Project
  • Conducted public hearing regarding FY 2015-16 Community Development Block Grant Action Plan and related documents for U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development; approved allocation of $103,287 from City’s Social Services Endowment Fund to match $83,593 from City’s FY 2015-16 CDBG grant for total Social Services budget of $186,880 for 28 grants; authorized City Manager to proportionately adjust draft Action Plan allocations should HUD revise amount of City’s FY 2015-16 CDBG entitlement grant from $574,017; adopted resolution approving revised Citizen Participation Plan
  • Conducted public hearing regarding zone change from P-L (Public, Quasi-Public, and Institutional Lands and Facilities) to C-2 (Highway and Arterial Business) and development agreement with Conejo Valley Unified School District (CVUSD) relative to property located southeast corner of East Kelley Road and Newbury Road; introduced ordinances to approve Mitigated Negative Declaration, zone change from P-L to C-2, and development agreement between City and CVUSD for public infrastructure improvements related to subject property; authorized expenditure of up to $3,000,000 of Redevelopment Successor Agency bond proceeds; Applicant: CVUSD
  • Received report on Housing Assistance Program for Seniors (HAPS); approved one-time emergency General Fund budget appropriation of $110,000 to fund HAPS FY 2015-16; directed staff to work with local non-profit organizations to identify alternative sources of funding for HAPS beyond City’s one-time funding FY 2015-16

Meeting adjourned to next City Council Meeting May 26, 2015, 6:00 p.m.

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