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A G E N D A

CITY OF HAWAIIAN GARDENS CITY COUNCIL
REGULAR MEETING
Tuesday, February 11, 2020 AT 6:00 P.M.

Meeting Location: City Council Chambers, 21815 Pioneer Boulevard, Hawaiian Gardens, California.

ADA Information: The City of Hawaiian Gardens complies with the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Anyone needing special assistance please contact the City Clerk’s Department at (562) 420-2641, at least one (1) business day prior to the meeting so that we may accommodate you.

Bilingual Information: Anyone needing a Spanish bilingual translator for ORAL COMMUNICATION ONLY, please contact the City Clerk’s Department at (562) 420-2641, at least one (1) business day prior to the meeting so that we may accommodate you.

PLEASE TURN OFF PAGERS AND CELL PHONES DURING THE MEETING.

CALL TO ORDER

INVOCATION

FLAG SALUTE:

ROLL CALL

MAYOR JESSE ALVARADO
MAYOR PRO TEM LUIS ROA
COUNCILMEMBER   VICTOR FARFAN
COUNCILMEMBER   MYRA MARAVILLA
COUNCILMEMBER HANK TRIMBLE

 

PROCLAMATIONS & CERTIFICATES
 

-PRESENTATION OF CERTIFICATE AND RETIREMENT WATCH TO CONNIE SEPULVEDA FOR HER 25 YEARS OF SERVICE TO THE CITY OF HAWAIIAN GARDENS.

 

-PRESENTATION OF PROCLAMATION TO CAROLYN REED, HAWAIIAN GARDENS LIBRARY MANAGER, FOR HER YEARS OF SERVICE TO OUR COMMUNITY.

 

-PRESENTATION OF CERTIFICATE OF RECOGNITION TO GRACIELA LAGUNA FOR THE 2020 VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR.

 
PRESENTATIONS
 

-ORAL PRESENTATION AND UPDATE BY THE HAWAIIAN GARDENS LIBRARIAN CAROLYN REED.

-CITY OF HAWAIIAN GARDENS VIDEO PRESENTATION OF CITY EVENT(S).

 
PUBLIC COMMENTS-GENERAL OR ITEMS ON THE AGENDA
 

During each regular meeting, the Council shall provide members of the public the opportunity to address the City Council on any issue within the subject matter jurisdiction of the Council or to speak on items on the agenda, except for public hearing items. Each speaker shall be limited to three (3) minutes of public comment at each regular meeting. The City Council shall not discuss or take action relative to any public comment unless authorized by California Government Code Section 54954.2(b).

 
AGENDA ORGANIZATION
 
This is the time for the City Councilmembers to discuss any changes in the order of agenda items.
 
A. PUBLIC HEARING(S)
 

1. ORDINANCE NO. 589
INTRODUCE FOR FIRST READING AND CONDUCT PUBLIC HEARING TO AMEND THE HAWAIIAN GARDENS MUNICIPAL CODE (HGMC) SECTION 18.80.010 (CC-CARD CLUB OVERLAY ZONE) TO COMPLY WITH CHANGES IN STATE LAW REGARDING WORK PERMIT AND MINIMUM AGE REQUIREMENTS FOR CARD CLUBS.

COUNCIL ACTION: Conduct Public Hearing. Conduct first reading, read by title only, waive further reading and introduce Ordinance No. 589.

 

(NOTE: AGENDA ITEMS A-2 THRU A-7 WILL BE PRESENTED JOINTLY BUT ACTED UPON SEPARATELY.)

2. RESOLUTION NO. 005-2020
APPROVING CASE PLNG2019-0054 – GENERAL PLAN AMENDMENT, AN AMENDMENT TO THE GENERAL PLAN LAND USE DESIGNATION OF A PROPERTY FROM INTERMEDIATE DENSITY TO GENERAL COMMERCIAL / CASINO OVERLAY, FOR PROJECT LOCATED AT 21623 JUAN AVENUE, CITY OF HAWAIIAN GARDENS, CALIFORNIA.

COUNCIL ACTION: Conduct Public Hearing. Adopt Resolution No. 005-2020.

 

3. ORDINANCE NO. 590
INTRODUCE FOR FIRST READING AND CONDUCT PUBLIC HEARING APPROVING CASE PLNG2019-0055 – ZONE CHANGE, TO RE-ZONE A PROPERTY FROM R-3 (INTERMEDIATE DENSITY RESIDENTIAL) TO C-4 (GENERAL COMMERCIAL) / CASINO OVERLAY, FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF A 9-UNIT PRIVATE HOTEL LOCATED AT 21623 JUAN AVENUE, CITY OF HAWAIIAN GARDENS, CALIFORNIA.

COUNCIL ACTION: Conduct Public Hearing. Conduct first reading, read by title only, waive further reading and introduce Ordinance No. 590.

 

4. RESOLUTION NO. 006-2020
APPROVING CASE PLNG2019-0076 – CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT (CUP) FOR THE CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATION OF AN 11,074 SQUARE FOOT NINE-UNIT PRIVATE HOTEL AS AN ANCILLARY USE TO THE EXISTING GARDENS CASINO THE PROJECT SITE IS LOCATED AT 21623 JUAN AVENUE, CITY OF HAWAIIAN GARDENS, CALIFORNIA.

COUNCIL ACTION: Conduct Public Hearing. Adopt Resolution No. 006-2020.

 

5. RESOLUTION NO. 007-2020
APPROVING CASE PLNG2019-0077 – MINOR EXCEPTION TO ALLOW A NINE-UNIT PRIVATE HOTEL TO UTILIZE PARKING SPACES AT THE GARDENS CASINO’S PARKING LOT. THE PROPOSED PRIVATE HOTEL IS LOCATED AT 21623 JUAN AVENUE, CITY OF HAWAIIAN GARDENS, CALIFORNIA.

COUNCIL ACTION: Conduct Public Hearing. Adopt Resolution No. 007-2020.

 

6. RESOLUTION NO. 008-2020
APPROVING CASE PLNG2019-0078 – DESIGN REVIEW BOARD, FOR THE ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN OF A NINE-UNIT PRIVATE HOTEL PROJECT ON PROPERTY LOCATED AT 21623 JUAN AVENUE, CITY OF HAWAIIAN GARDENS, CALIFORNIA.

COUNCIL ACTION: Conduct Public Hearing. Adopt Resolution No. 008-2020.

 

7. ORDINANCE NO. 591
INTRODUCE FOR FIRST READING AND CONDUCT PUBLIC HEARING APPROVING CASE PLNG2019-0080 – ZONE CODE TEXT AMENDMENT, A MODIFICATION TO THE HAWAIIAN GARDENS MUNICIPAL CODE SECTION 18.20.30 (DEFINITIONS) TO ALLOW HOTELS TO HAVE A KITCHEN IN GUEST’S ROOMS. THE DEFINITION OF “HOTEL” UNDER SECTION 18.20.30 SHALL NOT APPLY TO STRUCTURES LOCATED IN THE C-4/SPACE CASINO OVERLAY ZONE.

COUNCIL ACTION: Conduct Public Hearing. Conduct first reading, read by title only, waive further reading and introduce Ordinance No. 591.

 
B. CONSENT CALENDAR
 

Items listed on the Consent Calendar are considered routine and will be enacted by one motion and one vote. There will be no separate discussion of these items. If discussion is desired, that item may be removed from the Consent Calendar and will be considered separately.

The City Council, upon approval of the Consent Calendar will waive reading in full of all ordinances and resolutions on the agenda and declare that said titles which appear on the public agenda shall be determined to have been read by title and further reading waived.

 

8. RESOLUTION NO. 009-2020
AUTHORIZING THE SUBMITTAL OF AN APPLICATION TO THE CALIFORNIA STATE DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT (HCD) FOR FUNDING UNDER THE CALHOME PROGRAM.

COUNCIL ACTION: Adopt Resolution No. 009-2020.

 

9. PRESENTATION FROM THE FINANCE DEPARTMENT OF WARRANTS PROCESSED DURING THE PERIOD OF JANUARY 18, 2020 THROUGH JANUARY 31, 2020.

COUNCIL ACTION: Receive and File.

 

10. PRESENTATION OF VARIOUS COMMISSION MINUTES AND COMMITTEE REPORTS:

• PUBLIC SAFETY COMMISSION
o December 18, 2019
• PLANNING COMMISSION
o December 18, 2019.

COUNCIL ACTION: Provide direction to staff.

 

C. DISCUSSION ITEMS

 

11. RESOLUTION NO. 010-2020
DECLARING SUPPORT FOR THE REDUCING CRIME AND KEEPING CALIFORNIA SAFE ACT OF 2020.

COUNCIL ACTION: Adopt Resolution No. 010-2020.

 

12. RESOLUTION NO. 011-2020
APPROVING A SALARY RANGE INCREASE FOR THE DEPUTY CITY CLERK CLASSIFICATION WHILE AMENDING THE SALARY SCHEDULE FOR FISCAL YEAR 2019-2020 FOR UNREPRESENTED, SEASONAL MANAGEMENT, AND RANK & FILE UNIT EMPLOYEES.

COUNCIL ACTION: Adopt Resolution No. 011-2020.

 

13. DISCUSSION OF A NEW REVENUE SOURCE.

COUNCIL ACTION: Provide direction to staff.

 

14. DISCUSSION OF MEASURE HG.

COUNCIL ACTION: Provide direction to staff.

 

D. COMMITTEE REPORT(S)

 

24. PRESENTATION OF VARIOUS COMMISSION MINUTES AND COMMITTEE REPORTS:

• RECREATION AND PARKS COMMISSION
o November 20, 2019
• SPECIAL EVENTS COMMITTEE MEETING
o January 9, 2020
o December 12, 2019

COUNCIL ACTION: Receive and file.

 

E. NEW BUSINESS

 
F. ORAL STAFF REPORTS
 
G. ORAL COUNCIL REPORTS
 

H. CLOSED SESSION

 

15. CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL – ANTICIPATED LITIGATION SIGNIFICANT EXPOSURE TO LITIGATION
PURSUANT TO CALIFORNIA GOVERNMENT CODE SECTION 54956.9 (d)(2)
NUMBER OF CASES: ONE (1) (EMPLOYEE GRIEVANCE)

 

I. ADJOURNMENT

 

Adjourn to a Regular City Council meeting to be held on Tuesday,
February 25, 2020 at 6:00 PM.