CITY OF ALHAMBRA AGENDA ALHAMBRA CITY COUNCIL FEBRUARY 11, 2013

MISSION STATEMENT The City of Alhambra is dedicated to responsive, creative leadership and quality services, ensuring desirable neighborhoods and a supportive business environment, while being sensitive to the diversity of our community.

VISION STATEMENT The City of Alhambra shall be the premier family-oriented and economically prosperous community in the San Gabriel Valley.

Addressing the Council: Section 2.04.210 of the Alhambra Municipal Code establishes the procedures for addressing the Council. Any person wishing to address the Council during the meeting must complete a Speaker Request Card and submit it to the City Clerk. When called upon by the Mayor, please step to the podium and give your name, address and organization or other party you represent, if any, in an audible tone of voice for the record. Remarks are limited to 5 minutes. All remarks shall be addressed to the Council as a body and not to any member thereof. No person, other than the Council and the person having the floor, shall be permitted to enter into any discussion, either directly or through a member of the Council, without the permission of the Mayor. No question shall be asked a Councilperson except through the Mayor. Standards of Decorum: Any person making personal, impertinent or slanderous remarks or who shall become boisterous while addressing the Council shall be forthwith, by the Mayor, barred from the meeting. Enforcement of Decorum: The Chief of Police, or his designee, shall be Sergeant-at-Arms of the Council meetings. The Sergeant-at-Arms shall carry out all orders and instructions given by the Mayor for the purpose of maintaining order and decorum at the Council meeting. Persons Authorized to be Within Rail: No person, except City officials, their representatives, and newspaper reporters, shall be permitted within the rail in front of the Council Chamber without the express consent of the Council. Agenda Tracking Numbers: All numbers listed in bold after the title of each Agenda item are City Clerk tracking numbers that are used for filing and research purposes.

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AGENDA Regular Meeting ALHAMBRA CITY COUNCIL City Council Chambers 111 South First Street February 11, 2013 5:30 p.m. ROLL CALL: COUNCIL: FLAG SALUTE: READING OF ORDINANCE TITLES Government Code Section 36934 requires that all ordinances be read in full prior to City Council taking action on the ordinance. By listing the ordinance title on the Council agenda, Council may determine that the title has been read. Recommended Action: By motion, determine that the titles to all ordinances which appear on this public agenda have been read, and waive further reading. Sham, Yamauchi, Placido, Ayala, Messina Led by Mayor Messina

PUBLIC HEARING 1. FOURTH AMENDMENT TO THE CITY OF ALHAMBRA 2012-2013 ANNUAL ACTION PLAN FOR THE HOMEBUYER PROGRAM AND HOUSING REHABILITATION PROGRAMS - F2M12-35, N2M13-1, M2M13-13 This is the time and place set by Notice No. N2M13-1 for the City Council to hold a public hearing on the proposed Fourth Amendment to the City of Alhambra’s 2012-2013 Annual Action Plan to receive comment on the proposed changes. In addition, the City of Alhambra is soliciting public comment with regard to the proposed reprogramming and utilization of CDBG and HOME funds. Staff is seeking authorization to increase the level of funding currently allocated to the Home Buyer Program by $300,000 to provide down payment assistance to qualified First Time Homebuyers. Funds to be used are from unallocated program income and staff is seeking authorization to commit and spend the funds on the aforementioned program. Staff is also seeking authorization to increase the funding currently allocated to the HOME and CDBG Housing Rehabilitation Programs by $500,000 for HOME and $40,000 for CDBG to provide assistance to qualified homeowners. The funds to be used are from unallocated program income and staff is seeking authorization to commit and spend the funds on the aforementioned program. On February 5, 2013, staff presented the proposed Fourth Amendment to the Housing and Community Development Citizen Advisory Committee. The Committee unanimously recommended approval of the Fourth Amendment to the 2012-2013 Annual Action Plan. The 30-day review period began January 9, 2013 and concluded February 8, 2013 and no comments were received at the time this report was written. Recommended Action: After receiving public testimony, the Mayor should close the public hearing and, at the City Council’s discretion, approve the Fourth Amendment to the City of Alhambra’s 2012-2013 Annual Action Plan to reallocate $300,000 to the 2 2-11-13

Homebuyer Program, $500,000 to HOME Housing Rehabilitation, and $40,000 to CDBG Housing Rehabilitation. (M2M13-13)

CLOSED SESSION & CITY ATTORNEY ANNOUNCEMENT re SAME - F2M13-14 The City Council will move into a closed session pursuant to applicable law, including the Brown Act (Government Code Sec. 54950, et seq.) for the purposes of conferring with the City’s Real Property Negotiator, and/or conferring with the City Attorney on potential and/or existing litigation, and/or discussing matters covered under Government Code Section 54957 (Personnel), and/or conferring with the City’s Labor Negotiators as follows; provided, however, prior to so moving into closed session, the City Attorney shall make any announcements required by the Brown Act pertaining to such closed session matters: Conference with Real Property Negotiator (Govt. Code Section 54956.8): None Conference with Legal Counsel--Existing Litigation (Govt. Code Section 54956.9(d)(1): 1. 2. Kachaturian v. City of Alhambra, LASC Case No. GC048528 Lifan Feng & Li Hua Cheng v. City of Alhambra et al., LASC Case No. GC049930

Conference with Legal Counsel - Anticipated Litigation: Significant exposure to litigation pursuant to Govt. Code Section 54956.9(d)(2): 1 matter. Initiation of litigation pursuant to Govt. Code Section 54956.9(d)(4): 4 matters. Discussion of Personnel Matters (Govt. Code Section 54957): Assistant City Manager/Personnel Director/Risk Manager Conference with City’s Labor Negotiator (Govt. Code Section 54957.6): Richard Bacio, Assistant City Manager/Personnel Director, re Management Employees, Alhambra Police Miscellaneous Association, Alhambra Police Association, Alhambra Fire Fighters’ Association, and the Alhambra City Employees’ Association.

RECONVENE & CITY ATTORNEY REPORT: In the event the City Council moves into a closed session, the City Council shall reconvene at 7:00 p.m. and the City Attorney shall report upon the closed session if required. CEREMONIAL 2. COMMENDATIONS: HOLIDAY HOME DECORATIONS – F2M13-3 Mayor MESSINA and the Alhambra City Council, on behalf of the citizens of Alhambra, wish to recognize and commend Alhambra homeowners for embellishing their homes during the 2012 Christmas season with imaginative and decorative displays that were enjoyed by both adults and children in our community and offered a fine example of civic pride and community spirit. 3 2-11-13

GILBERT & DAVID ARMENTA 329 South Fremont Avenue JOE KWAN 325 South Fremont Avenue GARY & SANDRA TAYLOR 321 South Fremont Avenue MIGUEL & YOLANDA HERNANDEZ 405 South Fremont Avenue

PRESENTATION 3. METRO EXPRESSLANES PILOT PROGRAM – F2M13-16 Ms. Stephanie Wiggins, Executive Officer for the Congestion Reduction Demonstration Initiative of Metro, will make a presentation regarding the Metro ExpressLanes. The Metro ExpressLanes are a pilot program that will convert the 14 miles of carpool lanes (diamond lanes) on the I-10 El Monte Busway between Alameda Street/Union Station to I-605 into ExpressLanes starting February 23, 2013. Lanes that are currently carpool lanes in both directions will be Express Lanes. The project also provides an additional ExpressLane for 9 miles on the I-10 El Monte Busway between I-710 and I-605 in both directions through re-striping. No general purpose lanes are taken away to create the second ExpressLane between I-710 and I-605. Recommended Action: report. City Council receive and order filed the informational

CONSENT AGENDA (Item Nos. 4 – 9) All items listed under the Consent Agenda are considered by the City Council to be routine and will be enacted by one motion unless a citizen or Council member requests otherwise; in which case, the item will be removed for separate consideration. 4. AUTHORIZE ANNUAL FOURTH OF JULY FIREWORKS SHOW & AWARD CONTRACT FOR PYROTECHICS PROVIDER – F2M7-50, C2M13-8, M2M13-11 Staff requests that the City Council authorize the presentation of the annual Fourth of July fireworks show in Almansor Park on July 4, 2013, approve the expenditure in the fiscal year 2013-2014 budget and approve entering into a contract with Zambelli Fireworks Manufacturing Corporation to provide the pyrotechnic show. Recommended Action: City Council authorize the production of the annual Fourth of July fireworks show on July 4, 2013; authorize entering into a contract with Zambelli Fireworks Manufacturing Corporation for production of the aerial pyrotechnic show in Almansor Park at a cost of $17,500; and, instruct the Finance Director to record 50% of 4 2-11-13

the cost ($8,750) in fiscal year 2012-2013 as a prepaid expenditure in account number 101.13210 and record the entire cost of $17,500 as an expenditure in fiscal year 20132014 in account number 101.60.6110.66314. (M2M13-11)

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AWARD OF CONTRACT: INMATE PHONE SYSTEM FOR POLICE DEPARTMENT JAIL – F93-52, N2M12-47, C2M13-9, M2M13-12 Staff requests that the City Council approval to enter into an agreement with Legacy Inmate Communications for operation and maintenance of the inmate pay telephone system in the Alhambra City jail. Recommended Action: City Council authorize and approve the Chief of Police to enter into an agreement, subject to final language approval by the City Manager and City Attorney, with Legacy Inmate Communications to provide inmate phone services for the Police Department jail facility; and, direct staff to undertake the steps necessary to finalize Council’s action. (M2M13-12)

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MINUTES Recommended Action: City Council review and approve as submitted the Minutes of the January 28, 2013 regular Meeting of the Alhambra City Council.

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CLASS SPECIFICATION: DEPUTY FIRE MARSHALL – F2M13-2, M2M13-14 Before a class specification becomes effective, it must be approved by the City Council. Therefore, staff requests that the City Council approve the adoption of the class specification for the newly established position of Deputy Fire Marshal. The Deputy Fire Marshal will fill the vacancy created by the retirement of the Fire Prevention Specialist. Recommended Action: City Council adopt the class specification for the position of Deputy Fire Marshal as described in the Assistant City Manager/Personnel Director’s February 11, 2013 report on file in the Office of the City Clerk. (M2M13-14)

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PERSONNEL ACTIONS – F2M13-2 Recommended Action: City Council ratify the actions of the City Manager set forth in that certain Personnel Actions document dated February 11, 2013 showing the various appointments, classifications, salary changes, etc., since the last City Council meeting.

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DEMANDS - F2M13-1

Recommended Action: City Council approve as submitted Final Check List (142440 thru 142642) in the amount of $1,447,398.03 for the period ending January 24, 2013, Schedule of Wire Transfers in the amount of $396,936.63 for the week ending 5 2-11-13

January 18, 2013 and Schedule of Wire Transfers in the amount of $1,748,840.13 for the week ending January 25, 2013; and, Final Check List (142643 thru 142792) in the amount of $732,913.81 for the period ending January 31, 2013. ORDINANCE – SECOND READING 10. REVISION OF THE CITY OF ALHAMBRA NOISE ORDINANCE & ALHAMBRA MUNICIPAL CODE CHAPTER 18.02 – F2M11-23, O2M13-4611 Staff requests that the City Council consider second reading and adoption of an ordinance revising the City’s noise ordinance, Alhambra Municipal Code Section 18.02, regarding noise and vibration control regulations. The proposed revision will simplify the existing ordinance to facilitate its application and enforcement. The proposed ordinance has also been updated to include the various mixed use projects on Main Street in the downtown area from Atlantic Boulevard to Garfield Avenue. Recommended Action: City Council direct the City Attorney to give second reading by title only to the following ordinance entitled: Ordinance No. O2M13-4611: An Ordinance of the City Council of the City of Alhambra approving a revision to Chapter 18.02 (Noise and Vibration Control Regulations) of the Alhambra Municipal Code after which the Council, by motion, may adopt Ordinance No. O2M13-4611.

ORAL COMMUNICATIONS (TIME LIMITATION - 5 MINUTES) Citizens wishing to address the Council on any matter which is within the subject matter jurisdiction of the City Council not on the Agenda may do so at this time. Please state your NAME and ADDRESS CLEARLY for the record. Please note that while the City Council values your comments, pursuant to January 1, 1987 amendments to the Brown Act, the City Council cannot respond nor take any action until such time as the matter may appear as an item on forthcoming agendas.

COUNCIL COMMUNICATIONS (ANNOUNCEMENTS & FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS) F2M13-7 Each Councilmember at his discretion may address the Council and public on matters of general information and/or concern, including announcements and future agenda items. ADJOURNMENT: The next regularly scheduled meeting of the Alhambra City Council will be held on Monday, February 25, 2013 at 5:30 p.m., in the Alhambra City Hall Council Chambers, 111 South First Street, Alhambra, California.

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NOTICE Agenda Items: Copies of the staff reports or other written documentation relating to the items listed on this agenda are on file with the City Clerk in Alhambra City Hall, located at 111 South First Street, Alhambra, California, and are available for inspection during regular office hours, Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Broadcast of Meeting: The regular meetings of the Alhambra City Council are recorded and are broadcast on Charter Channel 3 at 7:30 p.m. on the Thursdays and Mondays following the meeting. Recordings are also available for viewing by the public at the Alhambra Public Library and, upon appointment, in the Administrative Services Department. Americans with Disabilities Act: If you require special assistance to participate in any City meeting (including assisted listening devices), please contact the City Clerk's Office (626) 5705090. Notification of at least 72 hours prior to the meeting will enable the City to make reasonable arrangements to ensure accessibility to this meeting.

LAUREN MYLES, CMC CITY CLERK

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