CITY OF CARSON

REGULAR MEETING OF THE REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY

 

CITY HALL COUNCIL CHAMBERS

701 EAST CARSON STREET

CARSON, CA 90745

 

November 7, 2007

 

5:00 P.M.

 

CRA - Agenda Posted - Approval of Executive Session (Closed Session)

AGENDA POSTED: NOVEMBER 1, 2007

“In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, if you require a disability related modification or accommodation to attend or participate in this meeting, including auxiliary aids or services, please call the City Clerk’s office at 310-952-1720 at least 48 hours prior to the meeting.” (Government Code Section 54954.2)

 

CALL TO ORDER:

 

 

ROLL CALL:

 

 

APPROVAL OF EXECUTIVE SESSION AGENDA (CLOSED SESSION)

 

 

CRA - Closed Session - Report On Executive Session (Closed Session)

EXECUTIVE SESSION (CLOSED SESSION) (Items) 5:00 P.M. – 5:45 P.M.

 

Legal Counsel

ITEM NO. (1)                      CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL - EXISTING LITIGATION (RESOLUTION NO. 07-62)  (CITY MANAGER)

RECOMMENDATION for the Redevelopment Agency:

1.                  WAIVE further reading and ADOPT Resolution No. 07-62, "A RESOLUTION OF THE REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY OF THE CITY OF CARSON, CALIFORNIA, CALLING A CLOSED SESSION TO CONFER WITH LEGAL COUNSEL REGARDING ONE (1) MATTER OF EXISTING LITIGATION:  RICHARD RAND V. CARSON REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY, CASE NO. CV 03-1913 GPS (PJWx) & 9TH CIRCUIT NO. 06-56451."

ACTION:

Property Negotiator

ITEM NO. (2)                      CONFERENCE WITH AGENCY REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATORS

Property:

21814 Avalon Boulevard

Agency Negotiators:

Jerry G. Groomes, Clifford W. Graves

Negotiating Parties:

Thomas Safran

Under Negotiation:

Terms, Price and Conditions

 

RECOMMENDATION for the Redevelopment Agency:

 

1.         INSTRUCT real property negotiators.

 

ACTION:

 

REPORT ON EXECUTIVE SESSION (CLOSED SESSION)

 

REPORT ON EXECUTIVE SESSION (CLOSED SESSION)

 

 

REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY

REGULAR BUSINESS MEETING

 

6:00 P.M. – 9:45 P.M.

 

CRA - Flag Salue - Approval of Minutes

FLAG SALUTE:

 

INVOCATION:

 

PASTOR ROMAN PEL, CARSON CHRISTIAN CHURCH

APPROVAL OF REGULAR BUSINESS AGENDA:

Chairman/Mayor requests the audience to fill out Speaker Forms to indicate those items on which they want to speak, and turn them into the City Clerk/Agency Secretary at the beginning of the meeting, in order to be recognized by the Chairman/Mayor.  Agenda arranged so that speakers may be heard early.  Agency/Council to indicate items to be pulled.

Chairman/Mayor requests the audience to fill out Speaker Forms to indicate those items on which they want to speak, and turn them into the City Clerk/Agency Secretary at the beginning of the meeting, in order to be recognized by the Chairman/Mayor.  Agenda arranged so that speakers may be heard early.  Agency/Council to indicate items to be pulled.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES:

 

OCTOBER 16, 2007          (REGULAR)

OCTOBER 17, 2007          (ADJOURNED REGULAR)

OCTOBER 29, 2007          (SPECIAL JOINT)

CRA - Notice to Public - Oral Comm Public

NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC

 

NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC

Public testimony may be given on any agenda item as it is called and will be LIMITED TO THREE MINUTES PER SPEAKER.  Please fill out a Speaker Form in order to be identified correctly in the minutes.  The forms are provided on the podium in the Council Chambers.  All Speaker Forms must be turned in to the City Clerk/Agency Secretary at the beginning of the meeting.

NEW BUSINESS CONSENT

 

NEW BUSINESS CONSENT (Items)   

These items are considered to be routine items of AGENCY/COUNCIL business and have, therefore, been placed on the CONSENT CALENDAR.  If AGENCY/COUNCIL wishes to discuss any item or items, then such item or items should be removed from the CONSENT CALENDAR.  For items remaining on the CONSENT CALENDAR, a single motion to ADOPT the recommended action is in order.

 

ITEM NO. (3)                      REQUEST FOR APPROVAL TO EXERCISE THE OPTION TO EXTEND FOR A ONE-YEAR PERIOD A CONSULTANT RETAINER AGREEMENT WITH MDG ASSOCIATES, INC., TO PROVIDE HOUSING INSPECTION SERVICES RELATED TO THE NEIGHBORHOOD PRIDE PROGRAM AND THE COMMERCIAL REHABILITATION PROGRAM  (ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)  (THIS IS A JOINT AGENDA ITEM WITH COUNCIL ITEM NO. 6)

RECOMMENDATION for the Redevelopment Agency:

TAKE the following actions:

1.                  APPROVE the agreement for a one-year extension with MDG Associates in an amount not to exceed $385,000.00.

2.                  AUTHORIZE the Agency Chairman to execute the agreement following approval as to form by the Agency Counsel.

ACTION:

ITEM NO. (4)                      DESIGN OVERLAY REVIEW NO. 1000-07:  APPROVAL TO CONSTRUCT A 41,734 SQUARE-FOOT LIGHT INDUSTRIAL WAREHOUSE BUILDING.  PROPERTY IS LOCATED AT 21205 S. MAIN STREET WITHIN THE MH (MANUFACTURING, HEAVY) ZONE, THE LIGHT INDUSTRIAL GENERAL PLAN LAND USE DESIGNATION, AND WITHIN THE REDEVELOPMENT PROJECT AREA NO. 1 (RESOLUTION NO. 07-60)  (DEVELOPMENT SERVICES)

RECOMMENDATION for the Redevelopment Agency:

TAKE the following actions:

1.                  APPROVE Design Overlay Review No. 1000-07, subject to the conditions of approval attached as Exhibit "B" to Resolution No. 07-60 (Exhibit No. 2).

2.                  WAIVE further reading and ADOPT Resolution No. 07-60, "A RESOLUTION OF THE REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY OF THE CITY OF CARSON, CALIFORNIA, APPROVING DESIGN OVERLAY REVIEW NO. 1000-07."

ACTION:

ITEM NO. (5)                      LETTER OF AGREEMENT BETWEEN SOUTHWEST LOS ANGELES COUNTY SMALL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CENTER AND CARSON REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY TO PROVIDE ONE-ON-ONE COUNSELING SERVICES AND BUSINESS ASSISTANCE WORKSHOPS  (ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)

RECOMMENDATION for the Redevelopment Agency:

TAKE the following actions:

1.                  APPROVE the attached Letter of Agreement dated October 18, 2007, from Alex Vaughn, Director of Small Business Development Center.

2.                  AUTHORIZE the Agency Chairman to sign the Letter of Agreement following the approval as to form by the Agency Counsel.

ACTION:

DEMANDS

 

 

DEMANDS (Items)

ITEM NO. (6)                      RESOLUTION NO. 07-59 ALLOWING CLAIMS AND DEMANDS AGAINST PROJECT 1 FUND IN THE AMOUNT OF $153,946.48, DEMAND NUMBERS 1-004037 THROUGH 1-004067; PROJECT 2 FUND IN THE AMOUNT OF $80,013.13, DEMAND NUMBERS 2-003690 THROUGH 2-003707; PROJECT 3 FUND IN THE AMOUNT OF $1,057.40, DEMAND NUMBER 3-000420; AND PROJECT 4 FUND IN THE AMOUNT OF $221,884.85, DEMAND NUMBERS 4-000147 THROUGH 4-000151

ACTION:

SPECIAL ORDERS OF THE DAY:

 

 

SPECIAL ORDERS OF THE DAY (Items)

Any person wishing to testify is requested to complete a speaker card, available on the podium in the Council Chambers.  TESTIMONY WILL BE LIMITED TO THREE MINUTES PER PERSON.  Any subject of controversy will be limited to a total of fifteen minutes of testimony per side; those wishing to address the Council are requested to select three speakers to represent your opinion.

 

UNFINISHED BUSINESS:

 

 

UNFINISHED BUSINESS (Items)

NEW BUSINESS DISCUSSION

 

 

NEW BUSINESS DISCUSSION (Items)

ITEM NO. (7)                      ADOPTION OF THE FY 2007/08 REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY BUDGETS, RESOLUTION NO. 07-61  (ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES)

RECOMMENDATION for the Redevelopment Agency:

1.                  WAIVE further reading and ADOPT Resolution No. 07-61, "A RESOLUTION OF THE REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY OF THE CITY OF CARSON, CALIFORNIA, ADOPTING THE FY 2007/08 REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY BUDGETS AND APPROVING APPROPRIATIONS FOR THE 2007/08 FISCAL YEAR."

ACTION:

ITEM NO. (8)                      ACTION ITEMS CONCERNING THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE NEW BOYS & GIRLS CLUB OF CARSON CLUBHOUSE, TEEN CENTER AND GYMNASIUM TO BE CONSTRUCTED AT CARSON PARK  (PUBLIC SERVICES)

RECOMMENDATION for the Redevelopment Agency:

TAKE the following actions:

1.                  APPROVE the conceptual design of the new Boys & Girls Club of Carson.

2.                  AUTHORIZE the release of a request for proposals (RFP) to hire an architect.

3.                  AUTHORIZE staff to negotiate a lease agreement with representatives of the Boys & Girls Club of Carson regarding the use of the new clubhouse, teen center and gymnasium.

ACTION:

ORAL COMMUNICATIONS - MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC

 

ORAL COMMUNICATIONS – MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC

This is the appropriate time for members of the general public to address those matters under the jurisdiction of the Agency/Council, and not on the posted Agenda.  Any person wishing to address the Agency/Council is requested to complete a Speaker Form, available on the podium in the Council Chambers.  TESTIMONY WILL BE LIMITED TO THREE MINUTES PER PERSON.  Under the provisions of the Brown Act, no action can be taken on these items, and there can be no discussion of the items, other than to place it on the agenda for a future meeting.

 

CRA - Oral Comm (Staff) - Adjourn

ORAL COMMUNICATIONS I (STAFF)

 

9:45 P.M. – 10:00 P.M.

ORAL COMMUNICATIONS I (STAFF)

 

 

ORAL COMMUNICATIONS II (AGENCY/COUNCIL)

ORAL COMMUNICATIONS II (COUNCIL/AGENCY)

 

 

UNFINISHED/CONTINUED EXECUTIVE SESSION ITEMS (CLOSED SESSION)

REPORT ON EXECUTIVE SESSION (CLOSED SESSION):

REPORT ON CLOSED SESSION

 

ADJOURNMENT

 

ADJOURNMENT