CARMEL-BY-THE-SEA CITY COUNCIL
MONDAY, APRIL 30, 2012, 5:30 P.M. – 6:30 P.M.
MONTE VERDE STREET
BETWEEN OCEAN & 7th AVENUES
ABSTRACT: Four Noteworthy 1 May 2012 City Council Agenda Items, namely Announcements from Closed Session, Resolution authorizing the City Administrator to amend an existing contract with Neill Engineering for services related to the City’s ASBS Dry Weather Diversion Grant, Provide direction regarding the placement of a 9/11 memorial on City property and Receive report and provide direction on future water supply, are presented. Excerpts from Agenda Item Summaries and Staff Reports are provided; AMENDMENT NO. 2 TO CONTRACT BETWEEN THE CITY OF CARMEL-BY-THE-SEA AND NEILL ENGINEERS FOR SERVICES is embedded.
Tuesday, May 1, 2012
4:30 p.m., Open Session
East side of
Verde Street between Ocean and Seventh Avenues
II. Roll Call
V. Announcements from Closed Session, from City Council Members and the City Administrator.
A. Announcements from Closed Session.
1. Existing Litigation -- Government Code Section 54956.9(a) - Conference with legal counsel regarding The Flanders Foundation, a California Nonprofit Public Benefit Corporation, Petitioner v. City of
Carmel-by-the-Sea, Respondents – Monterey
County Superior Court Case No. M99437/State of California Court of Appeals, Sixth District,
Civil Case No. H035818.
2. Potential Litigation -- Government Code Section 54956.9(b).2 - Conference with legal counsel regarding potential litigation – one (1) matter.
3. Property Negotiations – Gov’t. Code Section 54956.8, Between City Administrator Jason Stilwell and Rick Stemple regarding the Flanders Property.
4. Labor Negotiations – Government Code Section 54957.6(a) Meet and confer with the Carmel-by-the-Sea’s Meyers-Milias Brown Act representative, City Administrator Stilwell, to give direction regarding labor negotiations with the two bargaining units.
VII. Consent Calendar
These matters include routine financial and administrative actions, which are usually approved by a single majority vote. Individual items may be removed from Consent by a member of the Council or the public for discussion and action.
E. Consideration of a Resolution authorizing the City Administrator to amend an existing contract with Neill Engineering for services related to the City’s ASBS Dry Weather Diversion Grant.
Description: The proposed amendment would authorize Neill Engineering to provide engineering services consisting of field mapping, engineering design, preparation of project plans, specifications and bid documents for minor improvements to the City's storm drainage system as part of the ASBS Dry Weather Diversion Grant Program.
City Funds: N/ A
Grant Funds: Not to exceed $63,800
Staff Recommendation: Adopt the Resolution
Important Considerations: The City received a grant from the State Water Resources Control Board to implement a storm water diversion program that would eliminate dry weather discharges to
. The City has analyzed its dry weather flows and has identified feasible measures for eliminating those flows.
The proposed project would assist the City in implementing its grant and
complying with applicable state storm water requirements. Carmel Beach
AMENDMENT NO. 2 TO CONTRACT BETWEEN THE CITY OF
AND NEILL ENGINEERS FOR SERVICES CARMEL-BY-THE-SEA
XI. Orders of Council
B. Provide direction regarding the placement of a 9/11 memorial on City property.
Description: The memorial consists of a piece of steel from the World Trade Center that would be mounted on a pedestal to create a small statue or monument in memory of all affected by the 9/11 tragedy.
City Funds: N/ A
Grant Funds: N/ A
Staff Recommendation: Provide policy direction.
Important Considerations: The Council should discuss whether it supports a 9/11 memorial statue on City property, and if so, potential locations for the memorial.
SUBJECT: PROVIDE DIRECTION REGARDING THE PLACEMENT OF A 9/11 MEMORIAL STATUE ON CITY PROPERTY
BACKGROUND & PROJECT DESCRIPTION
A group of
have obtained a piece of steel from the with the intention
of displaying it as a 9/11 memorial in Carmel-by-the-Sea. The memorial is meant
to be a tribute to the first responders, and all those affected by the tragedy
of 9/11. World Trade
The steel was transported across the country from
Carmel, NY to .
The steel was passed from first responder to first responder as it stopped in a
number of large Carmel, CA US
cities to visit schools and firehouses along the way.
The purpose of this hearing is to determine if the Council supports placing the memorial on City property, and if so, to provide direction on potential locations. If the Council determines that a memorial is appropriate, and provides direction on a location, the matter could then be referred to the Planning Commission for the design review aspects of the project.
Some potential locations the Council could consider include, but are not limited to:
• In the gardens in front of the Police Station.
• Inside the Fire Station.
(possibly on the viewing platform) First
Thank you for taking time to chat regarding the "Resolve & Remembrance" memorial for
Carmel. I am looking
forward to working with the city and it's new
City Council members as well as moving into the new
phase of the memorial, where to place it, the design and sculpture contest.
We have so many volunteers and anxious citizens that want to help on the project. I look forward to hearing how the city wishes to work together.
If you can follow through with my request to be placed on the May's agenda so we can begin a simple dialog on,
a. location (s)
b. design & review process
Thank you. Please do not hesitate to call me or have "anyone" contact me if they have questions -or are any questions as there was much written and spoken that were not my words. I happily look forward to the process with my city and engage any and all suggestions. I just have to keep my promise therefore, my focus to see this through until completion/ unveiling.
I will await your confirmation so that we can begin working on our presentation of materials you may require for said meeting in May.
C. Receive report and provide direction on future water supply.
The next meetings of the City Council:
Special City Council Budget Meeting – 4:30 p.m.
Tuesday, May 17, 2012
Special City Council Budget Meeting – 4:30 p.m.
Tuesday, May 24, 2012
Council Workshop—5:30-6:30 p.m.
Monday, June 4, 2012
Regular Council Meeting – 4:30 p.m.
Tuesday, June 5, 2012