Council Recap:

January 27, 2015

The following is the recap from the City Council meeting on Tuesday, January 27, 2015:


  1. Approval of Joint City Council and Board of Library Trustees minutes from the January 13, 2015 meetings. 
  2. Read titles of all ordinances that appear in the public agenda in accordance with Government Code Section 36934. 
  3. Adopt resolution for the summary vacation of the public right-of-way known as Market Street, along the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center frontage, and reserve easements for public utility purposes. 
  4. Award contract to Peterson-Chase General Engineering Construction, Inc. for the Annual Bridge Preventive Maintenance Program which provides preventative maintenance and repairs to various bridges in the City. 
  5. Award contract to FS Construction for the Newhall Avenue Highway Safety Improvement Program which will improve the overall safety of Newhall Avenue by upgrading the pedestrian crossings at three locations with pedestrian bulb-outs, realigning existing crosswalks and modifying existing pedestrian ramps to bring them into compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. 
  6. Award contract to Draper Construction for the City Hall Access Improvements project which will construct modifications to existing concrete ramps and walkways, install metal handrails, apply an emulsion seal coat on the parking lot, provide new signing and striping, and make minor landscape repairs. 
  7. Approval of Final Tract Map for Tract No. 60258-02 located west of Golden Valley Road and north of Newhall Ranch Road, and accept on behalf of public the offers of easements for sanitary sewer and sanitary sewer ingress and egress purposes, covered storm drains, appurtenant structures, the easements for flood control purposes, and the right, but not obligation to prohibit any and all allowable uses within open space. 
  8. Approve the Community Services and Arts Grant Committee’s project recommendations for Fiscal Year 2014-2015. Approve Canyon Theatre Guild’s Art Grant. 
  9. Adopt ordinance to approve the Soledad Canyon Road Corridor Plan which will update Santa Clarita’s zoning regulations and zoning map for the Soledad Canyon Road corridor, and result in a document that will guide future development within the planning area. 
  10. Approval of the Local Appointments List, in concordance with “The Maddy Act” which requires the legislative body to prepare a list of appointments of all ongoing boards, commissions and committees appointed by City Council. 
  11. Award contract to Motor Coach Industries for the purchase and delivery of five, 45-foot compressed natural gas (CNG) powered commuter buses. 
  12. Approval of the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report and other related reports for fiscal year ending June 30, 2014. 
  13. Check register Nos. 26 and 1. 

* Items No. 8 and 9 were pulled for a separate vote


14. Review, discuss, make changes to, and approve the City Council Committee Appointments list for 2015. Approved by Council Action


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 10, 2015 at 6:00 p.m. in Council Chambers at City Hall.

View the full agenda for the January 27 City Council meeting.

Meeting Minutes can be accessed here once available.

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