Needles, CA: Summary and voting results from the Needles City Council and Needles Public Utility Authority Meeting.

Needles, CA: Summary and voting results from the Needles City Council and Needles Public Utility Authority Meeting.

A Needles City Council and Needles Public Utility Authority Meeting was held on Tuesday, April 24th, 2018 inside the Needles City Council Chambers in Needles, California.

The Needles City Council and Needles Public Utility Authority Meeting was broadcast live at ZachNews on Facebook.

** Here is a summary and the voting results that occurred during the meeting: **

**** Executive Session: ****

  • Agenda Item A:

Conference with Labor Negotiator pursuant to California Government Code $54957.6- Personnel — Agency Representative City Manager Rick Daniels – Employee Organizations: Needles Unclassified Employees Association (NUEA) and San Bernardino Public Employees Association (SBPEA) Teamsters Local 1932.

  • Agenda Item B:

Conference with legal counsel – anticipated litigation pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(d)(2) and/or(3) and/or (4) (two cases).

  • Agenda Item C:

Public Employee Discipline/Dismissal/Release pursuant to Government Code Section 54957.

 

**** Needles City Attorney Report on Executive Session: ****

  • Agenda Item A:

Needles City Attorney reports that there was no reportable action taken.

  • Agenda Item B:

Needles City Attorney reports that there was no reportable action taken.

  • Agenda Item C:

Needles City Attorney reports that there was no reportable action taken.

 

**** Public Appearances: ****

 

 

**** Interviews: ****

  • Agenda Item #1:

Interviews and possible appointment to fill a City Council vacancy with a term to expire December 11, 2018, effective May 8, 2018.

** Agenda Item Information: **

Click to access cc_042418-1-council-vacancy.pdf

Members of the Needles City Council held interviews to fill the vacant seat of Robert Richardson, M.D.

After a few minutes of discussion, members of the Needles City Council voted 4-1-1 to appoint Tom Darcy onto the Needles City Council filling Robert Richardson, M.D.’s vacant seat.

Needles City Council Member Clayton Hazlewood voted “No” on the appointment and Needles City Council Member Robert Richardson, M.D. abstain himself during the vote.

 

  • Agenda Item #2:

Interviews and possible appointments to fill a vacancy on the Personnel Commission with a term to expire December 31, 2021 and the Cemetery Commission with a term to expire December 31, 2018.

** Agenda Item Information: **

Click to access cc_042418-2-interview.pdf

At the time the Needles City Council packets were prepared, there were no applicants for the Personnel Commission and Cemetery Advisory Commission. Applicants will continued to be accepted and this agenda item will be place on the agenda at the next Needles City Council Meeting in May 2018.

** For more information on placing an applicant to be on any of the commissions, please contact Dale Jones at the City of Needles at: 1 (760) 326-2113 Ext. 345. **

 

**** Recess The Needles City Council Meeting And Convene A Joint Needles City Council / Needles Public Utility Authority Meeting: ****

  • Agenda Item #3:
  • Needles City Council / Needles Public Utility Authority Action:

Authorize the City Manager to execute Attachment F; Revision No. 3 to the Service Agreement for Network Integration Transmission Service to Contract No. 07-DSR11785 between the City and Western Area Power Administration (WAPA).

** Agenda Item Information: **

Click to access cc_042418-3-WAPA.pdf

Members of the Needles City Council unanimously voted to authorize the City Manager to execute Attachment F; Revision No. 3 to the Service Agreement for Network Integration Transmission Service to Contract No. 07-DSR11785 between the City and Western Area Power Administration (WAPA).

 

**** Adjourn Needles Public Utility Authority / Needles City Council and Reconvene Needles City Council: ****

**** Needles City Council Consent Calendar: ****

All matters listed on the Consent Calendar are Considered to be routine and will be enacted by one motion in the form listed. The Mayor or any member of the Needles City Council may pull an item from the Consent Calendar for discussion. Prior to Needles City Council action, a member of the public may address the Needles City Council on matters Scheduled on the Consent Calendar. A 3 minute time limit per person applies. Recommended Action: Approve items #4 through #8 on the Consent Calendar by affirmative roll call vote.

  • Agenda Item #4:

Approve the warrants register through April 24, 2018.

** Agenda Item Information: **

Click to access cc_042418-4-warrants.pdf

 

  • Agenda Item #5:

Approve Change Order #3 in the amount of $1,380 for the addition of a sidewalk on Coronado at Flora Vista and Rio Vista; approve Change Order #4 in the amount of $24,780 for the asphalt material delivered and placement and add 103 additional work days due to weather and accept the work completed by Pavement Recycling Systems, Inc for the Measure I Coronado and Casa Linda Street Improvement Project in the amount of $359,214.71 and direct staff to file a Notice of Completion with San Bernardino County Recorder’s Office.

** Agenda Item Information: **

Click to access cc_042418-5-pavement-recycling.pdf

 

  • Agenda Item #6:

Waive the reading and adopt Resolution Number 2018-21 adopting SB1: Road Repair and Accountability Act of 2017 Project List.

** Agenda Item Information: **

Click to access cc_042418-6-SB1.pdf

 

  • Agenda Item #7:

Needles Area Transit (NAT) Marketing Campaign funded by San Bernardino County Transportation Authority (SBCTA).

** Agenda Item Information: **

Click to access cc_042418-7-NAT.pdf

 

  • Agenda Item #8:

Status report for the Route 66 Colorado River Walk.

** Agenda Item Information: **

Click to access cc_042418-8-river-walk.pdf

 

Members of the Needles City Council unanimously voted to approve Agenda Items #4 through #8 on the Consent Calendar.

 

**** Regular Items: ****

No Regular Items. 

 

**** Presentations: ****

Members of the Needles City Council said their goodbyes to Robert Richardson, M.D. on his last day as a Needles City Council Member.

Robert Richardson, M.D. is resigning from the Needles City Council for family reasons.

City of Needles Mayor Edward T. Paget presented Robert Richardson, M.D. with a plaque thanking him for his commitment of his time and service to the City of Needles.

Afterwards, cupcakes were served to members of the Needles City Council and the public in attendance. 

Thanks Robert Richardson, M.D. for serving on the Needles City Council and our community will miss you as you set off to be with family.

 

**** Needles City Attorney’s Report: ****

  • Needles City Attorney John Pinkney:

**** Needles City Manager’s Report: ****

  • Needles City Manager Rick Daniels:

**** Needles City Council Requests: ****

  • Needles City Council Member Shawn Gudmundson:
  • Needles City Council Member Louise Evans:
  • Needles City Council Member Clayton Hazlewood:
  • Needles Vice City Mayor Jeff Williams:
  • Needles City Council Member Tona Belt:
  • Needles City Council Member Robert Richardson, M.D.:
  • Needles Mayor Edward T. Paget M.D.:

 

**** You can view the full Needles City Council and Needles Public Utility Authority Meeting agenda packet at the following City of Needles website address: ****

Click to access cc_042418-agenda%20ALL.pdf

**** You can view other City of Needles meetings agendas at the following City of Needles website address: ****

http://cityofneedles.com/Pages/Departments-Services/Boards/

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

 

 

 

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