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August 22, 2017

The following is the recap from the City Council meeting on Tuesday, August 22, 2017:

Highlights of action taken include:

  • City staff was recognized for receiving the Achievement of Excellence in Procurement award from the National Procurement Institute, Inc.  This is the seventh time the City has received this award in recognition of the City’s purchasing policies and practices.
  • Approved an agreement with the Santa Clarita Valley Committee on Aging to support additional wellness programs, transit-related services, and home-delivered meals for seniors.
  • Established 560 feet of no-parking zone between 7:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. on school days along the south side of Deputy Jake Drive between Matthew Place and McGrath Elementary School.
  • Took positions on the following legislative bills: AB 182 (Waldron); AB 1408 (Calderon); SB 167 (Skinner); SB 268 (Mendoza); and SB 540 (Roth).
  • Provided direction on the design revision of the front panel of the Fallen Veterans Monument.
  • Adopted a resolution to approve the construction and operation of a heliport as part of the proposed new Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station.
  • Approved the acquisition of 1.6+/- acres adjacent to the future Canyon Country Community Center.
  • Held a public hearing pertaining to the Old Town Newhall Specific Plan 2017 Parking Amendments. 
  • Passed to second reading an ordinance pertaining to AB 1236, which provides an expedited and streamlined permitting process for electric vehicle charging stations.
  • Passed to second reading an ordinance pertaining to AB 2188, which provides an expedited and streamlined permitting process for small residential rooftop solar energy systems.
  • Passed to second reading an ordinance pertaining to modifying and reducing the scope of landscape maintenance responsibilities associated with Landscape and Lighting District (LLD) Zone 21 (Golden Valley Ranch).

View the entire agenda of the August 22, 2017 meeting.

FUTURE MEETINGS

Regular City Council meetings take place on the second and fourth Tuesday of the month. 

The next regular meeting will be held on Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. in Council Chambers at City Hall.  


July 11, 2017

The following is the recap from the City Council meeting on Tuesday, July 11, 2017:

Highlights of action taken include:

  • Awarded contracts for consultant services to develop Safe Routes to School Plan for the eleven public schools throughout the City.
  • Proclaimed July 13, 2017 as Summer Learning Day in Santa Clarita. 
  • Proclaimed July 22 as Day of the Cowboy in Santa Clarita. 
  • Approved the increase in current security services in Santa Clarita parks, Metrolink stations, the McBean Transit Center, and various City buildings.
  • Held the second reading and adopted an ordinance amending Chapter 6.02 concerning Manufactured Home Park Rent Adjustment Procedures. 
  • Held the second reading and adopted the 2017 Sign Ordinance Update. 
  • Approved the Storm Drain and Culvert Upgrades Project to enhance drainage systems at four locations: Wiley Canyon Road north of Calgrove Boulevard, 13th Street west of Arch Street, and two locations on Sierra Highway north of The Old Road.

View the entire agenda of the July 11, 2017 meeting.

FUTURE MEETINGS

Regular City Council meetings take place on the second and fourth Tuesday of the month. 

The next regular meeting will be held on Tuesday, August 22, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. in Council Chambers at City Hall.


June 27, 2017

The following is the recap from the City Council meeting on Tuesday, June 27, 2017:

Highlights of action taken include:

  • Approved the Annual Operating Budget and Capital Improvement Program for Fiscal Year 2017-18.
  • Approved a one-time donation of $350,000 to Habitat for Humanity in support of the Enriched Neighborhood Affordable Housing Veterans’ project.
  • Approved establishing multi-way stop controls on Pamplico Drive at Carnegie Avenue and Ron Ridge Drive.
  • Held a public hearing and first reading of the 2017 Sign Ordinance Update.  The second reading will take place at the July 11, 2017 City Council meeting. 
  • Held the first reading for the amendments to Chapter 6.02.  The second reading will take place at the July 11, 2017 City Council meeting.
  • Appointed Councilmember Marsha McLean as a voting delegate for the City of Santa Clarita for the 2017 League of California Cities Annual Conference.  Additionally, designated Mayor Cameron Smyth to serve as an alternate.

View the entire agenda from the June 27, 2017 meeting.

Approved Meeting Minutes can be accessed here once available.

FUTURE MEETINGS

Regular City Council meetings take place on the second and fourth Tuesday of the month. 

The next regular meeting will be held on Tuesday, July 11, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. in Council Chambers at City Hall.  


June 13, 2017

The following is the recap from the City Council meeting on Tuesday, June 13, 2017:

Highlights of action taken include:

  • Held a public hearing on the proposed Fiscal Year 2017-18 Annual Operating Budget and Capital Improvement Program. 
  • Held a public hearing and adopted a resolution establishing annual adjustments to the schedule of fees and charges for City services.   
  • Directed staff to amend Municipal Code, Chapter 6.02, Manufactured Home Rent Adjustment Procedures.  The first reading for the amendments to Chapter 6.02 will take place at the June 27, 2017 City Council meeting.
  • Appointed Councilmember Bob Kellar to serve on the Santa Clarita Valley Groundwater Sustainability Agency Board.  Additionally, designated Councilmember Laurene Weste to serve as an alternate.

View the entire agenda from the June 13, 2017 meeting.

Approved Meeting Minutes can be accessed here once available.

FUTURE MEETINGS

Regular City Council meetings take place on the second and fourth Tuesday of the month. 

The next regular meeting will be held on Tuesday, June 27, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. in Council Chambers at City Hall.  


May 23, 2017

The following is the recap from the City Council meeting on Tuesday, May 23, 2017:

Highlights of action taken include:

  • Approved the purchase of a streetlight system from Southern California Edison.
  • Approved the Lease Agreement for the Canyon Country Community Center for the period of June 1, 2017 through January 31, 2020. 
  • Approved the plans and specifications for the Highway Safety Improvement Program, Project C0043.  Improvements will be made to the following three intersections: Orchard Village Road at Wiley Canyon Road, Seco Canyon Road at Pamplico Drive, and Soledad Canyon Road at the State Route 14/Sand Canyon Road southbound ramps.
  • Approved the purchase of fourteen Compressed Natural Gas (CNG)-powered Dial-A-Ride vehicles and one CNG-powered trolley
  • Held a public hearing and adopted a resolution approving the Engineer’s Report for Fiscal Year 2017-18 Annual Levy of Assessments for the Open Space Preservation District.

View the entire agenda from the May 23, 2017 meeting.

Approved Meeting Minutes can be accessed here once available.

FUTURE MEETINGS

Regular City Council meetings take place on the second and fourth Tuesday of the month. 

The next regular meeting will be held on Tuesday, June 13, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. in Council Chambers at City Hall.


May 9, 2017

The following is the recap from the City Council meeting on Tuesday, May 9, 2017:

Highlights of action taken include:

  • Named May as Bike Month. 
  • Adopted the 2016-17 annual overlay and slurry seal program projects for the City’s pavement management program.
  • Established no-stopping anytime zones on Camino Del Arte Drive between Copper Hill Drive and Vista Del Rio Drive.
  • Awarded a contract for the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station design of a new water service pipeline.
  • Awarded a contract for landscape maintenance services within Zone 18 (Town Center/Tourney).
  • Adopted a resolution for the Open Space Preservation District for Fiscal Year 2017-18.
  • Awarded a contract for the procurement and installation of on-board bus video surveillance equipment.
  • Adopted a resolution to approve the Memorandum of Understanding to form the Santa Clarita Valley Groundwater Sustainability Agency Board.
  • Passed to second reading the annual Stormwater Pollution Prevention Fee for fiscal year 2017-18.
  • Approved the Draft 2017-18 Annual Action Plan and Community Development Block Grant Funding Recommendations.
  • Discussed proposed updates to Municipal Code 6.02, Manufactured Home Rent Adjustment Procedures.

View the entire agenda from the May 9, 2017 meeting.

Approved Meeting Minutes can be accessed here once available.

FUTURE MEETINGS

Regular City Council meetings take place on the second and fourth Tuesday of the month. 

The next regular meeting will be held on Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. in Council Chambers at City Hall.  

 


April 25, 2017

The following is the recap from the City Council meeting on Tuesday, April 25, 2017:

Highlights of action taken include:

  • Named April as Autism Awareness Month. 
  • Recognized as a Tree City USA Community for the 27th consecutive year.
  • Adopted the Legislative Committee’s recommendation to support Senate Bill 34 (Bates).
  • Adopted the Legislative Committee’s recommendation to oppose Senate Bill 35 (Wiener) and Senate Bill 649 (Hueso).
  • Approved the City of Santa Clarita’s Transit 2017 Title VI Program.

View the entire agenda from the April 25, 2017 meeting.

Approved Meeting Minutes can be accessed here once available.

FUTURE MEETINGS

A Budget Study Session will be held on Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at 5:30 p.m. in the Century Room at City Hall.

Regular City Council meetings take place on the second and fourth Tuesday of the month. 

The next regular meeting will be held on Tuesday, May 9, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. in Council Chambers at City Hall.  


April 11, 2017

The following is the recap from the City Council meeting on Tuesday, April 11, 2017:

Highlights of action taken include:

  • Approved a three year extension to a lease agreement authorizing Bridge to Home to operate a Temporary Emergency Winter Shelter.
  • Named April 11 as Arts Day in Santa Clarita. 
  • Approved a two-year contract for the support and maintenance of the City’s financial system.
  • Held a public hearing and adopted a resolution approving the Engineer’s Report for Drainage Benefit Assessment Area No. 2017-2 (Golden Valley Ranch).
  • Appointed Victor Lindenheim as the new Parks, Recreation and Community Services Commissioner.

View the entire agenda from the April 11, 2017 meeting.

Approved Meeting Minutes can be accessed here once available.

FUTURE MEETINGS

Regular City Council meetings take place on the second and fourth Tuesday of the month. 

The next regular meeting will be held on Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. in Council Chambers at City Hall.  


March 28, 2017

The following is the recap from the City Council meeting on Tuesday, March 28, 2017:

Highlights of action taken include:

  • Adopted a resolution authorizing the reward of $10,000 regarding the disappearance of William Cierzan.
  • Adopted the 2017 Legislative Platform with amendments as recommended by the City Council Legislative Committee.
  • Approved the purchase of ten Big Belly Duo Recycling Units for placement at City bus stops.
  • Approved the Facilities Use Agreement with the Santa Clarita Community College District for use of the College of the Canyons (Valencia campus) sports facilities.
  • Adopted an ordinance pertaining to amendments to the Old Town Newhall Specific Plan.
  • Discussed Senate Bill 634 and approved to support the bill pending amendments.

View the entire agenda from the March 28, 2017 meeting.

Approved Meeting Minutes can be accessed here once available.

FUTURE MEETINGS

Regular City Council meetings take place on the second and fourth Tuesday of the month. 

The next regular meeting will be held on Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. in Council Chambers at City Hall.  


March 14, 2017

The following is the recap from the City Council meeting on Tuesday, March 14, 2017:

Highlights of action taken include:

  • Adopted a resolution authorizing the reward of $5,000 regarding the fatal hit and run of Desiree Lawson.
  • Approved to support the Metro Brighton to Roxford Double Track Project, the project aims to increase efficiency and safety for commuters. 
  • Awarded a contract to Andy Gump, Inc. for portable sanitation for various events in the City of Santa Clarita for 2017-2019.
  • Awarded the design contract to Pacific Coast Land Design, Inc. for the Orchard Village Road Median Turf Removal project. 
  • Adopted a resolution authorizing the installation of multiway stop control at the following intersections: Kelly Johnson Parkway and West Rye Canyon Road and Vista Del Rio Drive and Parkside Drive.
  • Passed to second reading an ordinance pertaining to amendments to the Old Town Newhall Specific Plan. 
  • Held a public hearing and adopted a resolution approving the Engineer’s Report for annexing parcels in District No. 1, Zone 32 (Vista Canyon).
  • Held a public hearing and adopted a resolution approving the Engineer’s Report for Drainage Benefit Assessment Area No. 2017-1 (Vista Canyon).
  • Conducted a public hearing regarding the results of the annual Community Needs Assessment. 
  • Passed to second reading an ordinance to reauthorize the Public, Educational, and Government Access (PEG) fee.

View the entire agenda from the March 14, 2017 meeting.

Approved Meeting Minutes can be accessed here once available.

FUTURE MEETINGS

Regular City Council meetings take place on the second and fourth Tuesday of the month. 

The next regular meeting will be held on Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. in Council Chambers at City Hall. 


February 28, 2017

The following is the recap from the City Council meeting on Tuesday, February 28, 2017:

Highlights of action taken include:

  • Adopted an ordinance pertaining to Library Rules of Conduct.
  • Adopted a resolution authorizing the installation of multiway stop controls at the intersections of Vista Del Rio Drive at West Creek Drive and Vista Del Rio Drive at Camino Del Arte Drive.
  • Adopted a resolution establishing a total of 340 feet of no-stopping anytime zone along the north and south sides of Avenida Velarte between Via Labrada and Via Jardin.
  • Approved the plans and specifications for the 2015-16 Paseo Bridge Maintenance and Painting Program. 
  • Adopted a resolution allowing the City of Santa Clarita to approve and enter into a form of agreement required by the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) to secure Metro Call for Projects grant funding.
  • Held a public hearing and passed to second reading an ordinance pertaining to amendments to the Old Town Newhall Specific Plan. 
  • Approved the new proposal for the Fallen Veterans Monument by Santa Clarita Valley Veterans Memorial, Inc. and authorized funding for construction plans and materials. 

View the entire agenda from the February 28, 2017 meeting.

Approved Meeting Minutes can be accessed here once available.

FUTURE MEETINGS

Regular City Council meetings take place on the second and fourth Tuesday of the month. 

The next regular meeting will be held on Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. in Council Chambers at City Hall.  


February 14, 2017

The following is the recap from the City Council meeting on Tuesday, February 14, 2017:

Highlights of action taken include:

  • Held the first reading of an ordinance pertaining to Library Rules of Conduct.
  • Adopted a resolution to initiate proceedings to form a Drainage Benefit Assessment Area in Golden Valley Ranch, the public hearing is set for April 11, 2017. 
  • Adopted an amended resolution of intent for the proposed annexation of parcels in Landscape Maintenance District No. 1, Zone 32 (Vista Canyon). 
  • Adopted a resolution consenting to the inclusion of properties within the City into the California Statewide Communities Development Authority Open Property Assessed Clean Energy programs. 
  • Designated a voting delegate and alternate delegate for the 2017 Southern California Association of Governments. 
  • Adopted a resolution reaffirming Santa Clarita’s commitment to a diverse, supportive, and inclusive community. 

View the entire agenda from the February 14, 2017 meeting.

Approved Meeting Minutes can be accessed here once available.

FUTURE MEETINGS

Regular City Council meetings take place on the second and fourth Tuesday of the month. 

The next regular meeting will be held on Tuesday, February 28, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. in Council Chambers at City Hall. 


January 24, 2017

The following is the recap from the City Council meeting on Tuesday, January 24, 2017:

Highlights of action taken include:

  • Approved a three-year Lease Agreement for an arts venue, the property is located at 24266 Main Street. 
  • Approved the 2017 Community Services and Arts Grants Committee’s program recommendations for 39 local organizations.
  • Adopted a resolution to accept the California Humanities All Quick Grant for the Santa Clarita Public Library’s “One Story One City” program.
  • Approved the plans and specifications for the McBean Parkway Pedestrian Bridge Replacement project.
  • Adopted a resolution appointing William A. Miranda to the Santa Clarita Board of Library Trustees.  Mr. Miranda took his oath of office and was sworn in as a Councilmember. 
  • Approved the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for 2015-16. 
  • Updated the City Council Committee Appointments list for 2017.
  • Adopted a resolution to initiate proceedings to form the Drainage Benefit Assessment Area in Vista Canyon, the public hearing is set for March 14, 2017.
  • Adopted an urgency ordinance regarding a moratorium on activities authorized under Proposition 64 pertaining to non-medical marijuana.
  • Held a public hearing and passed an urgency ordinance extending the moratorium on the conversion/change of any senior mobile home park to a mobile home park allowing residents of all ages, for an additional period of 12 months.

View the entire agenda from the January 24, 2017 meeting.

Approved Meeting Minutes can be accessed here once available.

FUTURE MEETINGS

A Budget Study Session will be held on Monday, February 6, 2017 at 5:30 p.m. in the Century Room at City Hall.

Regular City Council meetings take place on the second and fourth Tuesday of the month. 

The next regular meeting will be held on Tuesday, February 14, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. in Council Chambers at City Hall.  


January 10, 2017

The following is the recap from the City Council meeting on Tuesday, January 10, 2017:

Highlights of action taken include:

  • Approved the plans and specifications for the Newhall Ranch Road Bridge Widening Project over the San Francisquito Creek.
  • Adopted a resolution to create a new zone in Landscape Maintenance District No. 1, Zone 32 (Vista Canyon Ranch).
  • Approved an amendment to the 2016-17 Municipal Law Enforcement Services Agreement for one additional Motor Deputy.
  • Nominated and approved appointments to the Planning Commission, Parks, Recreation and Community Services Commission, Arts Commission, Open Space Preservation District Financial Accountability and Audit Panel, and the City’s appointment to the Los Angeles County Vector Control Board.

View the entire agenda from the January 10, 2017 meeting.

Approved Meeting Minutes can be accessed here once available.

FUTURE MEETINGS

A special meeting will be held on Tuesday, January 17, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. in Council Chambers at City Hall for the purpose of considering candidates and potentially appointing a new member to serve on the City Council. 

Regular City Council meetings take place on the second and fourth Tuesday of the month. 

The next regular meeting will be held on Tuesday, January 24, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. in Council Chambers at City Hall.