This week the Santa Ana City Council will face a slew of issues, including the Downtown Inc. special tax district, the fixed guideway project, an application for a gay nightclub and renaming a future Latino cultural plaza at French and Fourth streets.
In Costa Mesa, council members are scheduled to approve an evaluation process for bid proposals for city services. Council members will also consider outsourcing jail services. And Councilwoman Wendy Leece is asking council members to take a pay cut.
Here are the details of city council meeting this week.
Santa Ana City Council, Monday, August 1
- Setting a public hearing to modify the boundaries of the special tax district that funds Downtown Inc.
- Postponing indefinitely the purchase of new street sweepers.
- An agreement with a team of contractors headed by Cordoba Corp. for early engineering analysis of the fixed guideway project.
- A $75,000 agreement with Liebert Cassidy Whitmore to assist in labor negotiations.
- A conditional use permit for Velvet Lounge, a gay restaurant and nightclub proposed for Fourth Street.
- Naming a future Latino cultural plaza at the corners of French and Fourth Street.
Huntington Beach City Council, Monday, August 1
- Study session for the proposed fiscal year 2011-2012 budget.
- Contracting with Orange County for animal care services.
- Letters opposing and supporting two state Assembly bills.
- A labor agreement with the city’s Police Officers Association.
- A development agreement with Sares-Regis group for a 487-unit apartment complex.
- Requirements for issuing entertainment permits.
- An ordinance to pay the state’s fee for retaining the city’s redevelopment agency.
- Examining the planning commission review process for expanding businesses and project study sessions.
San Juan Capistrano City Council, Tuesday, August 2
- Adding to the assessors’ rolls to fund bonds related to open space measures.
- Whether to refund revenue from an increased water rate because the city never issued bonds for water projects?
- Further study of elimination of redevelopment agencies.
Costa Mesa City Council, Tuesday, August 2
- The evaluation process for outsourcing services.
- Outsourcing the city’s jail services.
- Mayor Gary Monahan requests city staff to research E-verify.
- Examining City Council compensation and benefits.
- Councilwoman Wendy Leece asks city staff to research the Costa Mesa Transparency and Accountability Reform Act.
Fullerton City Council, Tuesday, August 2