Needles City Council Meeting Being Held on Tuesday.

Needles, CA: Needles City Council Meeting Being Held on Tuesday.

The Needles City Council Meeting will be held on Tuesday, January 24th, 2012 at the Needles City Council Chambers Building located on J Street and Bailey Ave.

The Needles City Council Meeting starts at: 6:00pm PT and the Needles City Council Executive Session starts at: 5:30pm PT.

Hot topics on the Needles City Council Meeting agenda include an update on the progress of the sale of Colorado River Medical Center, a PowerPoint Presentation by Ms. Elaine Cullen regarding the Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats (SWOT) studies done during town hall meetings held back in November 2011, and possibly appoint additional council members to the casino ad-hoc committee.
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** Needles City Council Meeting Agenda: **

– Needles City Council Executive Session:

* Item A: California Government Code 54956.9(a) – Litigation – Eugene B. & Josefina Sanosa vs. Colorado River Medical Center / City of Needles, Case Number CIVNS1100050.

– Boards and Commissions:

* Item #1: Interviews to be conducted and possible appointments made to fill current vacancies for the Board of Public Utilities, Planning Commission, Recreation and Park Commission, Cemetery Advisory Commission and Needles Housing Authority.

More Information at:

Click to access cc_01-24-12-1.pdf

– Presentation:

* Item #2: Fire Captain Martin Brown, San Bernardino County Fire Department, will review the December 2011 Administrative Monthly Report.

More Information at:

Click to access cc_01-24-12-2.pdf

* Item #3: Update on Colorado River Medical Center operations.

More Information at:

http:// **** (No Link Provided For Item #3) ****

* Item #4: Update on the progress of the sale of Colorado River Medical Center by City Attorney Pinkney.

More Information at:

http:// **** (No Link Provided For Item #4) ****

* Item #5: A PowerPoint Presentation will be given by Ms. Elaine Cullen, Western Regional Consulting, relative to the Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats (SWOT) of the City of Needles; information compiled from various community meetings.

More Information at:

http:// **** (No Link Provided For Item #5) ****

– Consent Calendar (Recommended Action: Approve Items 6 through 9 on the Consent Calendar by affirmative roll call vote):

* Item #8: Approve a proposal to continue operation of the hydrologic network and collect depth-dependent wellbore flow and water quality data from planned Project Well 3 (proposed Stage II of Lower Colorado Water Supply allowing for the full capacity of 10,000 acre-feet) through Federal Fiscal Year 2014.

More Information at:

Click to access cc_01-24-12-8.pdf

* Item #9: Acknowledge and accept a Conflict Waiver Letter from Slovak, Baron & Empey LLP regarding their representation of the City of Needles and Needles Municipal Hospital aka Colorado River Medical Center in the sale of the hospital and authorize the city manager to sign same for and on behalf of the City of Needles.

More Information at:

Click to access cc-01-24-12-9.pdf

– End of Consent Calendar.

– Regular Items:

* Item #10: Discussion to install a 60-foot high flag pole at the kiosk entrance to Jack Smith Park and replacement of the existing bronze dedication plaque with one that accurately reflects the name of the city manager who was solely responsible for bringing the project to fruition.

More Information at:

Click to access cc_01-24-12-10.pdf

* Item #11: Discussion to possibly appoint additional council members to the casino ad-hoc committee.

More Information at:

http:// **** (No Link Provided For Item #11) ****

* Item #12: Discussion, consideration and vote on formation of successor agency to Redevelopment Agency and taking procedural steps (including adopting Resolution No. 2012-1) to become the Successor Agency to the Redevelopment Agency of the City of Needles pursuant to part 1.85 of Division 24 of the California Health and Safety Code.

More Information at:

Click to access cc_01-24-12-12.pdf


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** ZachNews will have the videos of the Needles City Council Meeting being held on Tuesday, January 24th, 2012 as well as the videos from the Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats (SWOT) Needles Town Hall Meetings held back in November 2011 at ZachNews on YouTube. **

ZachNews on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/user/TheZachNews
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** The Full Needles City Council Meeting Agenda: **

Click to access City_Council_Agenda_01-24-12.pdf

For More Information, Please Contact Dale Jones at the City Clerk’s Office – City of Needles at: 1 (760) 326-2113 Ext. 345

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