Needles, CA: What occurred at the Needles City Council and Needles Public Utility Authority Meeting: Tuesday, June 11th, 2013:

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Needles, CA: What occurred at the Needles City Council and Needles Public Utility Authority Meeting: Tuesday, June 11th, 2013:

Here is what occurred at the Needles City Council and Needles Public Utility Authority Meeting was held on Tuesday, June 11th, 2013:

**** More information will be added soon after going through a last fact checking, but the video will not be ready to be posted onto ZachNews on YouTube due to very poor video and very hard to hear audio. ZachNews is working on the video. Sorry for the inconvenience. ****

** Executive Session: **

– Item A: California Government Code 54957.6 – Conference with labor negotiators – City Designated Representative: City Manager David Brownlee and SBEMP Attorney – Employee Organization: Needles Unclassified Employees Association (NUEA).

**** No reportable action taken. ****

– Item B: California Government Code 54956.9(A) – Pending Litigation, conference with legal counsel regarding City of Needles vs. Keith Enterprises, LLC (Case Number CIVNS1100085).

**** Information Coming Soon. ****

** Public Appearance: **

**** An announcement regarding the upcoming event. The Road to the Needles Centennial Mustache Mixer is being held on Wednesday, June 19th, 2013 at Riverfront Cafe is inside the beautiful Rainbo Beach Resort located at 3520 Needles Highway just north of Interstate 40 in Needles, California.

The Mustache Mixer will start at 5:00pm PT and will have a 50/50 drawing, door prizes, appetizers, and much more.

The Mustache Mixer is sponsored by the Needles Centennial Committee, Needles Downtown Business Alliance, and the Needles Chamber of Commerce and is part of the Road to the Needles Centennial countdown to the big Needles Centennial Celebration being held Friday to Sunday, October 4th to 6th, 2013 in Needles, California.

More information regarding the 100 years of Needles, California being incorporated celebration is on the Needles Centennial Celebration Facebook Page at:

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Needles-Centennial-Celebration/326894890746195 ****

** Presentation: **

– Item #1: A PowerPoint Presentation will be given by representatives of the Needles Dog Park Committee and discussion to officially designate a larger area located at the east corner of Duke Watkins Park (across the street from the Days Inn and Suites and the Dog Shelter) as the Needles Dog Park location as outline in the attached drawing.

**** Information Coming Soon. ****

– Item #2: Discussion regarding possible future use of the city owned building located at 801 Third Street – A presentation will be made by Mr. Mike Dunlap regarding his proposal and request for a lease of the city owned property mentioned above currently occupied by the Tri-State Alano Club; representatives from the  Tri-State Alano Club will be present.

**** Information Coming Soon. ****

** Public Hearing: **

– Item #3: Public hearing noticed to consider all evidence and testimony for or against approval of a fee increase at the Needles Recreation and Aquatic Centers effective July 1st, 2013.

**** Members of the Needles City Council voted unanimously to approved this agenda item. ****

** Needles City Council and Needles Public Utility Authority Joint Meeting: **

– Item #4: Public hearing noticed to consider all evidence and testimony for or against adoption of the proposed 2013-2014 NPUA Budget.

**** Members of the Needles Public Utility Authority voted 6 to 1 to approved this agenda item. ****

– Item #5: Public hearing noticed to consider all evidence and testimony for or against adoption of the proposed 2013-2014 Budget.

**** Updating. ****

– Item #6:

Needles Public Utility Authority Action: Approve the purchase of three new FC300ERT Radio Transceivers and desktop docks from Inland  Water Works Supply Co. in the amount of $10,035.00.

Needles City Council Action: Approve the purchase of three new FC300ERT Radio Transceivers and desktop docks from Inland  Water Works Supply Co. in the amount of $10,035.00.

**** Needles Public Utility Authority Action: Members of the Needles Public Utility Authority voted unanimously to approved this agenda item. ****

**** Needles City Council Action: Members of the Needles City Council voted unanimously to approved this agenda item. ****

– Item #7:

Needles Public Utility Authority Action: Execute that certain Agreement for Wastewater System Operation – Amendment 1A superseding and voiding Amendment 1 and being retroactively effective April 1st, 2013.

Needles City Council Action: Execute that certain Agreement for Wastewater System Operation – Amendment 1A superseding and voiding Amendment 1 and being retroactively effective April 1st, 2013.

**** Needles Public Utility Authority Action: Members of the Needles Public Utility Authority voted unanimously to approved this agenda item. ****

**** Needles City Council Action: Members of the Needles City Council voted unanimously to approved this agenda item. ****

** Consent Calendar: **

(Recommended Action: Approve Items #8 through #14 on the Consent Calendar by affirmative roll call vote):

**** Members of the Needles City Council voted unanimously to approve agenda items #8 through #14 with agenda item #9 being pulled off all together from the agenda and agenda item #10 being pulled for discussion. ****

– Item #8: Approve the warrants register through June 11th, 2013.

**** Members of the Needles City Council voted unanimously to approved this agenda item. ****

– Item #9: Approve the minutes of the register meeting of May 14th, and the special and regular meetings on May 28th, 2013.

**** Agenda item was pulled off all together from the agenda. The packet wasn’t ready in time. ****

– Item #10: Waive the reading and adopt Ordinance No. 533-AC amending Chapter 4, “Animal Control” Section 4-15 “Permitting animals to run at large” adding Section 4-15.1 “Rules to observe within the Needles Dog Park.”

**** This agenda item was pulled for discussion by Needles City Council Member Jim Lopez. After a quick question regarding the agenda item, members of the Needles City Council voted unanimously to approved this agenda item. ****

– Item #11: Waive the reading and adopt Resolution No. 2013-21 approving small purchase procedure for the rehabilitation and construction project for the El Garces Intermodal Transportation Facility.

**** Members of the Needles City Council voted unanimously to approved this agenda item. ****

– Item #12: Waive the reading and adopt Resolution No. 2013-23 approving a Fifth Amendment to and Extension of the License between the City of Needles and Bonnie Baker Senior Center for the use of the kitchen and a portion of the dining area in the Needles Senior Citizens Center during the 2013-2014 fiscal year.

**** Members of the Needles City Council voted unanimously to approved this agenda item. ****

– Item #13: Approve filing of a claim for Local transportation Fund (LTF), State Transit Assistance Fund (STAF), and Measure I Operations and Elderly and Handicapped for the fiscal year 2013-2014.

**** Members of the Needles City Council voted unanimously to approved this agenda item. ****

– Item #14: Approve and authorize the Mayor to execute Agreement Extension No. 29 between the City of Needles and Needles Senior Citizens Club Inc. to provide specialized transportation services to the elderly and disabled and pre-scheduled medical transport services into Arizona for the 2013-2014 fiscal year.

**** Members of the Needles City Council voted unanimously to approved this agenda item. ****

** Regular Items: **

– Item #15: Mayor to appoint a new City Treasurer.

**** Information and Name Voted On Coming Soon. ****

– Item #16: Discussion on directing staff to publish a notice of public hearing regarding adoption of an ordinance providing accountability for social hosts of minors.

**** Information Coming Soon. ****

– Item #17: Discussion on purchasing a sponsor package for the upcoming Needles Centennial Celebration to be held October 4-6, 2013.

**** This agenda item was a discussion. ****

– Item #18: Discussion and possible action to determine procedure for payment of outstanding Colorado River Medical Center bills and to authorize payment of said bills.

**** Members of the Needles City Council voted unanimously to approved this agenda item. ****
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More information regarding what is on the agenda is at the following City of Needles website addresses:

Click to access cc_06-11-13-agenda-linked.pdf

Click to access cc_06-11-13-agenda.pdf

http://cityofneedles.com/Pages/Departments-Services/City-Clerk/2013_Board%20Mtg-Council.html

For more information regarding the Needles City Council Meeting, please contact the City of Needles’ City Clerk Dale Jones at 1 (760) 326-2113 Ext: 345.

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