Council Recap

July 8, 2014 – Highlight of City Council Action:

  • Received presentation of 2014 Ventura County Fair Poster
  • Received Area Housing Authority presentation highlighting its programs
  • Received 101/23 Construction Update
  • Cabrillo Music Theatre cast members performed song from its upcoming production “Bye Bye Birdie”
  • Conducted public hearing regarding Expenditure Plan for Supplemental Law Enforcement Service Fund (SLESF); approved expenditure plan of grant funds pursuant to SLESF guidelines, so City may continue to benefit from grant funds  under SLESF to partially offset contract costs of two bike patrol deputies (contract costs: $466,856) and one misdemeanor detective (contract costs: $232,122)
  • Considered request to award FY 2013-14 Community Events Endowment Fund off-cycle emergency grant to Cabrillo Music Theatre; approved $9,500 pledge if they reach $190,500 in fundraising by August 1, 2014 to bring them to $200,000 goal
  • Received Water Conservation Program Incentives Update Report
  • Received report on 2014 Pavement Overlay Program (CI 5162); waived minor bid irregularity; awarded construction contract to Toro Enterprises, Inc., in amount of $3,509,919.97 plus contingency of $351,255.03; approved Professional Services Agreement with Twining, Inc., for materials testing and quality control services for project in amount of $130,054, plus contingency of $26,016, (term July 8, 2014 – June 30, 2015); approved budget transfers and appropriations as outlined in staff report
  • Received report on 2014 Pavement Resurfacing Program (MI 2007); rejected Intermountain Slurry Seal, Inc.’s bid of June 9, 2014, for being non-responsible; awarded construction contract to All American Asphalt in amount of $6,942,700, plus contingency of $619,219; approved deductive change order in amount of $751,414 with All American Asphalt; approved Professional Services Agreement with BTC Labs – Vertical V in amount of $147,429, plus contingency of $29,535 for materials testing and quality control services (term: July 8, 2014 – June 30, 2015); approved budget transfers and appropriations as outlined in staff report
  • Approved acquisition of Open Space Parcel in Skyline Area, located near Southern Terminus of South Skyline Drive (CI 1227); authorized City Manager or designee to execute all documents necessary to effectuate purchase by City, including authority to accept deed, subject to resolution of any liens, and encumbrances affecting said parcel; approved budget appropriation and expenditure of funds in amount of $32,000 ($30,000, plus closing costs not-to-exceed $2,000) for one parcel; authorized subsequent transfer from City to Conejo Open Space Conservation Agency
  • Councilmembers Bill-de la Peña, Irwin, Price, Adam, and Fox provided verbal status updates on the Visioning 2064 Community Meetings July 1, 2014

    Meeting adjourned to next City Council Meeting September 9, 2014, 6:00 p.m. City Council Meeting July 22, 2014 canceled; City Council in summer recess.

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