Needles City Council and Needles Public Utility Authority Meeting Being Held on Tuesday.

Needles, CA: The Needles City Council and Needles Public Utility Authority Meeting will be held on Tuesday, February 14th, 2012 at the Needles City Council Chambers Building located on J Street and Bailey Ave.

The Needles City Council and Needles Public Utility Authority Meeting starts at: 6:00pm PT and the Needles City Council Executive Session starts at: 5:30pm PT.
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** Needles City Council and Needles Public Utility Authority Meeting Agenda: **

– Needles City Council Executive Session:

* Item A: California Government Code 54956.9(a) –- Pending Litigation — City of Needles vs. Keith Ents USA, LLC, an Arizona Limited Liability Company, T&M Investors V, L.P., a California Limited Liability Partnership — Case Number CIVNS 1100085.

– Public Hearing:

* Item #1: Public hearing noticed to consider all evidence and testimony for or against prioritizing and approving the dollar amount of the Needles eligible projects for Community Development Block Grant funding in fiscal year 2012-2113.

More Information at:

Click to access cc_02-14-12-1.pdf

– Convene a Joint Meeting of the Needles City Council and the Needles Public Utility Authority (NPUA):

* Item #3: Needles Public Utility Authority Action — Adopt the Proposed Revised Budget for the Needles Public Utility Authority for Fiscal Year ending June 30th, 2012.

More Information at:

Click to access cc_02-14-12-3.pdf

* Item #4: Needles Public Utility Authority and Needles City Council Action – Consider the Utility Board’s recommendation to approve the City of Needles entering into a “Third Restated and Amended Option Agreement and Consent” with the County of San Bernardino for an additional six months on property known as the closed Needles Sanitary Landfill (located west side of State Route 95, south of Zoe Lane, north of Monumental Pass Road) with the condition that BFTG (Brown Field to Green, LCC / Energy Source Group) must have its financing in place before the expiry of this agreement on September 26th, 2012, pay the City the amount expended (currently estimated at $69,000.00) plus an additional $20,000.00 as articulated in the signed Reimbursement Agreement or there will be no further Restated and Amended Option Agreement and Consent entered into between the City and the County of San Bernardino.

More Information at:

Click to access cc_02-14-12-4.pdf

– Adjourn the Joint Meeting of the Needles City Council and the Needles Public Utility Authority (NPUA):

– Consent Calendar (Recommended Action: Approve Items 5 through 10 on the Consent Calendar by affirmative roll call vote):

* Item #7: Accept the bid of Coldwater Fence Inc., in the amount of $18,105.00 for the fencing of the New Bail Field at Duke Watkins Park and authorize staff to issue a Notice of Award and Notice to Proceed using CDBG funds.

More Information at:

Click to access cc_02-14-12-7.pdf

* Item #8: Approve the Amended Scope of Work, budget and schedule submitted for the I-40 Interconnect formally known as AZ95 to I-40 Interconnect.

More Information at:

Click to access cc_02-14-12-8.pdf

* Item #9: Accept the resignation of Mr. Thomas Darcy from the Board of Hospital Trustees and direct the City Clerk to post a special vacancy notice with a term to expire June 30th, 2012 at City Hall, Council Chambers and the Library on February 15th, 2012 and publish the vacancy in the Needles Desert Star on February 22nd, 2012 scheduling interviews for the regular council meeting on Tuesday, February 28th, 2012.

More Information at:

Click to access cc_02-14-12-9.pdf

* Item #10: Waive the reading and adopt Resolution No. 2012-5 authorizing the purchase of a 2012 Honda Civic GX (compressed natural gas) vehicle from Findlay Honda, Henderson, Nevada using grant and/or AB2766 funds.

More Information at:

Click to access cc_02-14-12-10.pdf

– End of Consent Calendar.

– Regular Items:

* Item #11: Report on the status of and possible action authorizing the execution and delivery of an Indenture and a Note Purchase Agreement and authorizing certain other action in connection with the issuance, sale and delivery of the Hospital’s 2011 HIT/HER Taxable Promissory Notes (aggregate principal amount not to exceed one million dollars).

More Information at:

Click to access cc_02-14-12-11.pdf

* Item #12: Discussion to consider the Parks and Recreation Commission recommendation to decline the informal proposal from Mr. Raymond Holohan to perform consulting services on the operation of Rivers Edge Golf Course, Pro Shop and Snack Bar.

More Information at:

Click to access cc_02-14-12-12.pdf

* Item #13: Approve the proposed revised budget for Fiscal Year Ending June 30th, 2012.

More Information at:

Click to access cc_02-14-12-13.pdf

* Item #14: Authorize the Mayor and council Members to attend the San Bernardino City/County Conference scheduled for March 29th-30th, 2012 in Lake Arrowhead.

More Information at:

Click to access cc_02-14-12-14.pdf

* Item #15: Discussion to adopt Resolution No. 2012-3 calling and giving notice of, on its own motion, the submission to the electors of the City of Needles, at a Special Municipal Election to be held on June 5th, 2012 Primary, a ballot measure proposal to tax marijuana businesses.

More Information at:

Click to access cc_02-14-12-15.pdf

* Item #16: Discussion on requiring a business license for vacation property / short term residential rentals.

More Information at:

Click to access cc_02-14-12-16.pdf


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** ZachNews will have the videos of the Needles City Council Meeting being held on Tuesday, February 14th, 2012 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 cc_02-14-12-agenda.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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