Needles City Council and Needles Public Utility Authority (NPUA) Meeting happening today.

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Needles, CA: There will be a Needles City Council and Needles Public Utility Authority (NPUA) Meeting being held on Tuesday, December 11th, 2012 starting at 6:00pm PT with an Executive Session Meeting starting at 5:00pm PT at the Needles City Council Chambers located on J Street at Bailey Avenue in Needles, California.

Agendas for all Needles City Council Meetings, Needles Public Utility Authority (NPUA) Meetings, Needles Planning Commission Meetings, Board of Hospital Trustees Meeting, Needles Recreation and Park Commission Meetings, and other City of Needles Meetings can be found on the City of Needles website at: http://www.cityofneedles.com/
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Here are a few of the agenda items coming up at the Needles City Council and Needles Public Utility Authority (NPUA) Meeting being held on Tuesday, December 11th, 2012:

** (As stated on the Needles City Council and Needles Public Utility Authority (NPUA) Meeting agendas and their website links to the agenda items as posted date for Tuesday, December 11th, 2012) **

** Executive Session: **

– Item A: California Government Code 54957.6 – Conference with labor negotiators – City Designated Representative: City Manager David Brownlee – Employee Organization: San Bernardino Public Employees Association (SBPEA).

** Needles City Council Meeting Agenda Items: **

 

** Consent Calendar: **


** (Recommended Action: Approve Items #1 through Item #5 on the Consent Calendar by affirmative roll call vote.) **

 

– Item #3: Authorize staff to accept the work completed by Rod Herndon Construction for the Dugout Cover & Gates at the New Ball Field within Duke Watkins Park and file “Notice of Completion” with the San Bernardino County Recorder.

 

http://cityofneedles.com/2012-website-file-posting/City_Council/December/cc_12-11-12-3.pdf

 

 

– Item #4: Authorize staff to accept the work completed by Stewart Concrete for the Concrete Flat Work at the New Ball Field within Duke Watkins Park and file “Notice of Completion” with the San Bernardino County Recorder.

 

http://cityofneedles.com/2012-website-file-posting/City_Council/December/cc_12-11-12-4.pdf

 

 

– Item #5: Waive the reading and adopt Ordinance No. 548-AC amending Article IV “Operation of Vehicles” Sections 13-29 and 13-30-1 specific to speed limits. (2nd Reading – Adopt)

 

http://cityofneedles.com/2012-website-file-posting/City_Council/December/cc_12-11-12-5.pdf

 

 

** Regular Items: **

 

– Item #6: Waive the reading and adopt Resolution No. 2012-48 Reciting the Fact of the General Municipal Election held on November 6th, 2012, declaring the results, and such other matter as provided by law.

 

Administer Oath of Office and deliver Certificate of Election to newly (re)elected Mayor Edward T. Paget, M.D. and Council Members Jim Lopez, Tony Frazier, and Tom Darcy.

 

Seating of Mayor and Incoming Councilmembers – Presentation to outgoing Vice Mayor Pat Murch.

 

http://cityofneedles.com/2012-website-file-posting/City_Council/December/cc_12-11-12-6.pdf

 

 

**** Roll Call of Needles City Council and Selection of a Vice Mayor: ****

 


** Needles Public Utility Authority (NPUA) Meeting Agenda Items: **

– Item #7:

Needles City Council Action: Direct the City Clerk to codify Ordinance 545-AC, an Ordinance of the People of the City of Needles, California approving a not to exceed 2.5% Utility Users Tax and reducing the franchise fees charged to the NPUA from 7.5% to 5% by adding Chapter 20A “Utility User Tax” and Waive the reading and adopt Resolution No. 2012-49 establishing a Utility Users Tax of 2.5% to be applied to electric, water, and sewer use charges as authorized the voters.

 

http://cityofneedles.com/2012-website-file-posting/City_Council/December/cc_12-11-12-7.pdf

 

 

– Item #8:

 

Needles City Council Action: Resolution No. 2012-50 setting revised water rates in order to implement the voter approved Utility Users Tax.

 

Resolution No. 2012-51 setting revised wastewater rates in order to implement the voter approve Utility Users Tax.

 

Resolution No. 2012-52 setting revised electric rates in order to implement the voter approve Utility Users Tax.


Needles Public Utility Authority Action: Resolution No. 12-11-2012-NPUA setting revised water rates in order to implement the voter approved Utility Users Tax.

 

Needles Public Utility Authority Action: Resolution No. 12-11-2012-1-NPUA setting revised wastewater rates in order to implement the voter approved Utility Users Tax.

 

Needles Public Utility Authority Action: Resolution No. 12-11-2012-2-NPUA setting revised electric rates in order to implement the voter approved Utility Users Tax.

 

http://cityofneedles.com/2012-website-file-posting/City_Council/December/cc_12-11-12-8.pdf

 

 

** Needles City Council Meeting Agenda Items: Part 2: **

 

** Consent Calendar: Part 2: **


** (Recommended Action: Approve Items #9 through Item #11 on the Consent Calendar by affirmative roll call vote.) **

 

– Item #9: Authorize the City Clerk to publish a notice of the vacancies on various Boards and Commissions due to expiration of terms as of December 31st, 2012.

 

http://cityofneedles.com/2012-website-file-posting/City_Council/December/cc_12-11-12-9.pdf

 

 

– Item #10: Authorize the City Clerk to publish a notice to fill an unexpected vacancy on the Board of Public Utilities resulting from the November 6th, 2012 General Municipal Election.

 

http://cityofneedles.com/2012-website-file-posting/City_Council/December/cc_12-11-12-10.pdf

 

 

– Item #11: Direct the City Clerk to codify Ordinance 543-AC, an Ordinance of the People of the City of Needles, California adding to Chapter 20, Article VIII “Marijuana Business Tax” and Waive the reading and approve for introduction Ordinance No. 549-AC establishing the Marijuana Business Tax at 10% as authorized by the voters and amending Chapter 20, Article VIII “Marijuana Business Tax” Section 20-40.20 “Amount Tax Owed.” (1st Reading – Post)

http://cityofneedles.com/2012-website-file-posting/City_Council/December/cc_12-11-12-11.pdf

 


** Regular Items: **

– Item #12: Discussion on attending the 2013 New Mayor and Council Members Academy scheduled for January 16-18, 2013 in Sacramento.

 

http://cityofneedles.com/2012-website-file-posting/City_Council/December/cc_12-11-12-12.pdf

 

 

– Item #13: Discussion regarding canceling the regular meeting of Wednesday, December 26th, 2012 due to the Christmas and New Year Holiday’s.

http://cityofneedles.com/2012-website-file-posting/City_Council/December/cc_12-11-12-13.pdf

** The full Regular Needles City Council and Needles Public Utility Authority Meeting agenda as posted date for Tuesday, December 11th, 2012 at the following website: **

http://cityofneedles.com/2012-website-file-posting/City_Council/December/cc_12-11-12-agenda-linked1.pdf
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For more information regarding the Needles City Council Meeting, please contact Dale Jones at the City of Needles City Clerk’s Office at: 1 (760) 326-2113 Ext. 345.

 

 

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