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A G E N D A
CHINO HILLS CITY COUNCIL
REGULAR MEETING
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2020

5:30 P.M. CLOSED SESSION
7:00 P.M. PUBLIC MEETING/PUBLIC HEARING


CIVIC CENTER, CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS
14000 CITY CENTER DRIVE, CHINO HILLS, CALIFORNIA

 
This agenda contains a brief general description of each item to be considered. Except as otherwise provided by law, no action shall be taken on any item not appearing on the agenda unless the City Council makes a determination that an emergency exists or that a need to take immediate action on the item came to the attention of the City subsequent to the posting of the agenda. The City Clerk has on file copies of written documentation relating to each item of business on this Agenda available for public inspection in the Office of the City Clerk, in the public binder located at the entrance to the Council Chambers, and on the City's website at www.chinohills.org  while the meeting is in session. Materials related to an item on this Agenda submitted to the Council after distribution of the agenda packet are available for public inspection in the Office of the City Clerk at 14000 City Center Drive, Chino Hills, CA during normal business hours.

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PLEASE SILENCE ALL PAGERS, CELL PHONES AND OTHER ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT WHILE COUNCIL IS IN SESSION. Thank you.


 
  CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS  
     
  ART BENNETT, MAYOR  
  BRIAN JOHSZ, VICE MAYOR  
  RAY MARQUEZ  
  CYNTHIA MORAN  
  PETER J. ROGERS  
     
BENJAMIN MONTGOMERY MARK D. HENSLEY CHERYL BALZ
CITY MANAGER CITY ATTORNEY CITY CLERK
 
 
             
5:30 P.M. - CALL TO ORDER / ROLL CALL
 
1.   PUBLIC COMMENTS: At this time members of the public may address the City Council regarding any items appearing on the Closed Session agenda. Those persons wishing to address the City Council are requested to complete and submit to the City Clerk a "Request to Speak" form available at the entrance to the City Council Chambers. Comments will be limited to three minutes per speaker.
 
RECESS INTO CLOSED SESSION

CLOSED SESSION
 
2.   Liability Claims pursuant to Government Code Section 54961, Claimants:
  1. Alison Willes, an individual, v. City of Chino Hills, a public entity; RBF Consulting, a California corporation; Trident Contractors, Inc., a California corporation; GMU Geotechnical, Inc., a California corporation; John McCarthy, an individual, and Does 1 through 10, inclusive - San Bernardino County Superior Court Case No. CIVDS 1800686
     
  2. Bria Montiel, an individual, by and through her Guardian ad Litem, Susan Montiel v. City of Chino Hills, a public entity; and Does 1 through 50 inclusive San Bernardino County Superior Court Case No. CIVDS 1812461
     
  3. Martin Perez, an individual v. City of Chino Hills, a public entity; and Does 1 through 100 inclusive - San Bernardino County Superior Court Case
    No. CIVDS 1803220
     
  4. Guadalupe Ortiz, an individual v. Michael Smithling, Kelly Brown, Blake Burns, Pride Fumigation, M S L Properties, Inc., Inland Valley Humane Society, City of Chino Hills, a public entity; and Does 1 through 100 inclusive - Riverside County Superior Court Case No. RIC 1812475
     
  5. Lourdes La Verne, an individual v. City of Chino Hills, a public entity, and Does 1 to 50 inclusive - San Bernardino County Superior Court Case
    No. CIVDS 1905790
     
  6. Ernesto Valdivieso, an individual v. Angie Nixon, Computer Service Company, City of Chino Hills, a public entity, and Does 1 to 50 inclusive - San Bernardino County Superior Court Case No. CIVDS 1913058
 
3.   Conference with Legal Counsel pursuant to Government Code Section
54956.9(d)(1) - Existing Litigation (2 cases): 
  1. Southern California Edison Company v. City of Chino Hills - CIVDS 1609846
     
  2. Southern California Edison Company v. County of San Bernardino, City of Chino Hills, et al. - CIVDS 1409458
 
4.   Conference with Real Property Negotiators pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.8 for price and terms for property located at APN Nos. 1017-241-28 and 1030-341-68; Benjamin Montgomery, City’s Negotiator and Chino Valley Independent Fire District, Negotiator
 
5.   Conference with Legal Counsel pursuant to Government Code Section
54956.9(d)(1) - Existing Litigation - Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. v. San Bernardino County; City of Chino Hills; City of Rancho Cucamonga; City of Redlands, San Bernardino County Superior Court Case No. CIVDS 1937969
 
7:00 P.M. - CONVENE MEETING / ROLL CALL
 
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAG
 
INVOCATION:  Pastor Lin Wells, Calvary Chapel Chino Hills
 
PRESENTATION
 
6.   RECOGNITION - Recognizing Canyon Hills Junior High School as a 2020 School to Watch
 
ANNOUNCEMENT OF ACTION TAKEN IN CLOSED SESSION
 
7.   PUBLIC COMMENTS: At this time members of the public may address the City Council regarding any items within the subject matter jurisdiction of the Council, whether or not the item appears on the agenda, except testimony on Public Hearing items must be provided during those hearings. Individual audience participation is limited to three minutes per speaker. Please complete and submit a speaker card to the City Clerk.
 
CONFLICT OF INTEREST ANNOUNCEMENTS: Council Member abstentions shall be stated at this time for recordation on the appropriate item.
 
CITY DEPARTMENT BUSINESS
 
CONSENT CALENDAR (21 ITEMS) - All matters listed on the Consent Calendar are considered routine by the City Council and may be enacted by one motion in the form listed below. There will be no separate discussion of these items unless, before the City Council votes on the motion to adopt, Members of the City Council or staff request the matter to be removed from the Consent Calendar for separate action. Removed consent items will be discussed immediately after the adoption of the balance of the Consent Calendar.
 
8.   Approve January 28, 2020, City Council Meeting Minutes
 
9.   Receive and file City’s Official Reports pursuant to City’s Travel, Training and Meetings Reimbursement Policy for period of January 15 through 28, 2020
 
10.   Approve Warrants and Wires over $25,000 for period of January 16 through 29, 2020 in amount of $1,683,478.08
 
11.   Receive and file Monthly Financial Report for month ended November 30, 2019
 
12.   Receive and file Investment Report for month ended December 31, 2019
 
13.   Receive and file update on Census 2020 activities
 
14.   Authorize execution of agreement with ECS Imaging, Inc., in total amount not-to-exceed $89,570 for Laserfiche Avante document imaging hardware and software support services through February 21, 2025
 
15.   Introduce an Ordinance entitled: "An Ordinance of the City of Chino Hills Adopting by Reference and Amending the 2019 Edition of the California Fire Code With Errata, and the 2018 International Fire Code Regulating and Governing the Safeguarding of Life and Property From Fire and Explosion Hazards, Hazardous Materials and From Conditions Hazardous to Life or Property in the Occupancy of Buildings and Premises; Providing for the Issuance of Permits and Collection of Fees; and Repealing and Replacing Chapter 8.16 of the City of Chino Hills Municipal Code in its Entirety" and schedule public hearing for February 25, 2020,
at 7:00 p.m.
 
16.   Authorize execution of agreement with ECORP Consulting, Inc., in amount not-to-exceed $49,835, including two one-year renewal options to prepare Mitigation Negative Declaration Report in compliance with California Environmental Quality Act for Reserve at Chino Hills Project
 
17.   Accept Rolling Ridge Pavement Rehabilitation Project by All American Asphalt as complete; authorize City Clerk to record Notice of Completion; authorize release of retention monies in amount of $44,452.10, forty-five days after acceptance; and other related actions
 
18.   Adopt an Ordinance entitled: "An Ordinance of the City Council of the City of Chino Hills, California Amending Chino Hills Municipal Code Chapter 13.05 Utility Billing, Section 13.05.060 "Billing And Collection - Generally", Section 13.05.070 “Late Payment of Utility Bills”, Section 13.05.080 “Disputes”, Section 13.05.110 “Proration of Charges”, Section 13.05.130 “Notices” and Section 13.05.140 “Discontinuance of Service” and Finding That This Ordinance is Exempt From Review Under the California Environmental Quality Act - Second Reading (Introduced January 28, 2020)
 
19.   Adopt resolution to approve design and plans, authorize staff to solicit bids, and determine that project is exempt from review under California Environmental Quality Act for construction of Mystic Canyon Drive Pavement Rehabilitation Project
 
20.   Adopt resolution to approve design and plans, authorize staff to solicit bids, and determine that project is exempt from review under California Environmental Quality Act for construction of Valle Vista Drive/Bayberry Drive Pavement Rehabilitation Project
 
21.   Adopt resolution to approve design and plans, authorize staff to solicit bids, and determine that project is exempt from review under California Environmental Quality Act for construction of the Fiscal Year 2019-20 Street Improvement Program
 
22.   Award bid and contract to Copp Contracting, Inc., in amount of $301,287.10 for Slate Drive Pavement Rehabilitation project and authorize City Manager to approve cumulative change orders up to 10 percent ($30,129) of awarded contract amount
 
23.   Authorize execution of Amendment No. 1 to Agreement No. A2017-256 with Azteca Landscape, Inc., increasing total not-to-exceed amount including contingencies to $6,611,480.81; and Amendment No. 2 to Agreement No. A2017-257 with Excel Landscape, Inc., increasing total not-to-exceed amount, including contingencies and a correction to Amendment No. 1, to $6,649,511.68 for City landscape maintenance services
 
24.   Accept Final Parcel Map No. 19846 (Rincon) - Executive Development, LLC, Applicant, consisting of nine numbered and one lettered commercial parcels on 10.5 acres on northerly side of Pomona-Rincon Road at intersection of Pomona-Rincon Road and Soquel Canyon Parkway; authorize execution of Monumentation and Subdivision Improvement Agreements; accept deposit to set monuments at $15,000; deposit to guarantee and warrant completed improvements at $5,524.25; and authorize City Clerk to record final map
 
25.   Adopt Resolution ordering Fiscal Year 2020-21 Engineer’s Report for Chino Hills Landscape and Lighting District No. 1
 
26.   Adopt Resolution ordering Fiscal Year 2020-21 Engineer’s Report for Chino Hills Vellano Landscape and Lighting Maintenance District
 
27.   Adopt Resolution ordering Fiscal Year 2020-21 Engineer’s Report for Chino Hills Special Maintenance Areas 1 and 2
 
28.   Adopt Resolution ordering Fiscal Year 2020-21 Engineer’s Report for Chino Hills Los Serranos Lighting Maintenance District
 
DISCUSSION CALENDAR - This portion of the City Council Agenda is for all matters where staff and public participation is anticipated. Individual audience participation is limited to three minutes. Please complete and submit a speaker card to the City Clerk.
 
29.   Introduce Ordinances entitled: "An Ordinance of the City of Chino Hills, Repealing and Replacing Chapter 12.32 City-Owned Open Space Use Regulations in Its Entirety" and "An Ordinance of the City of Chino Hills, Repealing and Replacing Chapter 12.40 Park and Recreational Facilities Use Regulation in Its Entirety" to revise open space, parks, and facility regulations substantially, and determine that the Ordinances are exempt from review under California Environmental Quality Act - For first readings by title only - Waive further readings
 
30.   Authorize execution of one-year agreement with Koppel & Gruber Public Financing in the amount of $95,055 including four one-year renewal options for Proposition 218 noticing services; adopt a budget amendment resolution increasing the Sewer Fund budget by $31,685; approve form of notice of proposed sewer rate increases and protest ballots; direct staff to administer Proposition 218 majority protest and send notice of proposed rates and protest ballots to all property owners and current sewer service customers in accordance with Resolution No. 2015R-043; and set public hearing for May 12, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. to consider the proposed sewer rate increases
 
PLANNING COMMISSION MATTERS - This portion of the City Council Agenda is for matters from the February 4, 2020 Planning Commission Meeting. No action is required unless two members of the City Council wish to request a review of the matter, in accordance with Section 16.58.070 of the Chino Hills Municipal Code. Expiration of the public appeal period on Planning Commission Item 7a is February 18, 2020, 5:30 p.m.
 
31.   Conditional Use Permit 19CUP05 - Kids Empire Family Entertainment Center at Crossroads Marketplace; Dora Barrientos, Applicant: The Planning Commission adopted a Resolution approving Conditional Use Permit 19CUP05 for the operation of a 13,714-square foot family entertainment center within the Crossroads Marketplace shopping center and determining that the project is exempt from review under the California Environmental Quality Act based on findings of fact and subject to Conditions of Approval
 
PUBLIC HEARING - This portion of the City Council Agenda is for all matters that legally require an opportunity for public input. Individual audience participation is encouraged and is limited to three minutes. Please complete and submit a speaker card to the City Clerk.
 
32.   Provide direction for prioritization and allocation of eligible public service projects for 2020-21 Community Development Block Grant funds
 
PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICER REPORT
 
SAFETY UPDATES - Police and Fire
 
COUNCIL REPORTS

California Institution for Men/Women Citizens Advisory Committee - Council Member Marquez

Southern California Association of Governments - Council Member Marquez

Chino Valley Unified School District - Council Member Moran

Omnitrans - Council Member Moran

Chino Basin Desalter Authority - Council Member Rogers

Inland Empire Utility Agency - Council Member Rogers
 
COUNCIL COMMENTS
 
ADJOURN IN MEMORIAM AND IN HOPEAdjourn in tribute and honor of those who serve and have served in the Armed Forces at home and abroad. Their sacrifice and strength protect the goals and ideals that have made this Country great.
 
 

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