Top issues on this week’s public meeting agendas include budget adoptions and a potential halving of the number of massage parlors in Huntington Beach.

With the budget adoption deadline at the end of the month, several cities will be holding budget discussions this week, including two set to approve final budgets.

Fountain Valley, La Habra, La Palma, Laguna Niguel and Laguna Woods will hold discussions of their proposed budgets, with opportunities for public comment on spending priorities.

In Aliso Viejo and Mission Viejo, city leaders could actually get ahead of the game this week if they end up approving final budgets as planned. Aliso Viejo plans to spend $19.3 million overall next fiscal year, and Mission Viejo plans to adopt a $55.9-million operating budget and $9.2 million in capital improvement expenses.

And in Huntington Beach, city leaders will consider a change to its municipal code that would cut the number of massage parlors by half to 30. Police officials say many of the shops “operate as fronts for prostitution,” with around 20 maintaining ads on prostitution websites, according to a city staff report.

Here’s a sampling of items on this week’s agendas:

Anaheim City Council, Tuesday, June 5, at 5 p.m.

Approve a two-year, $1.87-million graffiti removal contract with Superior Property Services after the contractor approved last fall couldn’t meet its obligations.

New labor agreement with municipal employees union establishing a 2 percent at 60 pension formula for new hires in exchange for two one-time payments of $1,100 and a guarantee against layoffs.

Amending the municipal code to reduce the need for regulatory permits, conditional use permits and parking variances.

Amending the city’s zoning code to allow advertising signs at the proposed ARTIC transportation center.

Allowing Anaheim’s purchasing manager to make unspecified “minor changes … which may become necessary” to an existing agreement to purchase a $2.2-million airplane for the Police Department, as well as approving a different aircraft for purchase due to a “production delay.”

Closed Session

• Pending litigation: City of Anaheim v. Everardo Avalos Jr. et al.

• Anticipated litigation: one unspecified case.

• Appointment of a city manager.

• Property negotiations with the Orange County Transportation Authority over its property at Katella Avenue and Douglas Road in Anaheim.

Santa Ana City Council, Monday, June 4, at 6 p.m.

• Appointment of Paul Walters as both city manager and police commissioner.

• Purchasing property at 1221 E. 1st St. for $3.2 million for the planned widening of Grand Avenue.

• Approving up to $2.7 million in park maintenance landscape contracts with Master Landscape & Maintenance, DMS Facility Services, Vista Del Verde and Midori Landscape.

Closed Session

• Existing litigation: Harry Trattner v. City of Santa Ana; Jeffrey Talmage v. City of Santa Ana; Interinsurance Exchange of the Automobile Club v. City of Santa Ana; Pack v. Superior Court (friend of the court brief).

• Labor negotiations with the Santa Ana Police Management Association.

Costa Mesa City Council, Tuesday, June 5, at 6 p.m.

• Approval of $6.7 million in construction contracts to Black Rock Construction Co. and All American Asphalt and Pavement Coatings Co. for alley, street and sidewalk improvements.

Public hearing on a proposed city charter that would go before voters in November.

Appointing city residents to various committees.

Huntington Beach City Council, Monday, June 4, at 6 p.m.

Adopting ordinance limiting the number of massage parlors to 30 in an effort to reduce prostitution. City officials say the city now has more than 60 massage establishments.

Closed Session

• Labor negotiations with the Management Employees’ Organization.

• Existing lawsuits: Citizen’s Association of Sunset Beach v. the City of Huntington Beach; City of Huntington Beach v. Alvarez et al.

Fullerton City Council, Tuesday, June 5, at 5 p.m.

Receiving report and adopting recommendations of the city’s task force on homelessness and mental health, established in the wake of the Kelly Thomas police beating.

Closed Session

• Existing litigation: Hanson et al. v. City of Fullerton.

• Initiation of litigation: one unspecified case.

• Significant exposure to litigation: one unspecified case.

Lake Forest City Council, Tuesday, June 5, at 5 p.m.

Approval of a $73,000 one-year contract with Bonanza Steam Cleaning for graffiti removal.

Amending municipal code to prohibit camping during the day in parks and on public property.

Closed Session

• Performance evaluation of City Manager Robert Dunek.

• Labor negotiations with city manager and all city employees.

• Significant exposure to litigation: one unspecified case.

Laguna Beach City Council, Tuesday, June 5, at 6 p.m.

Consideration of a ban on skateboarding on Skyline Drive.

Aliso Viejo City Council, Wednesday, June 6, at 7 p.m.

Adopting a $19.3-million budget for fiscal year 2012-13.

Mission Viejo City Council, Monday, June 4, at 6 p.m.

Adoption of $55.9-million operating budget and $9.2-million capital improvement budget for fiscal year 2012-13.

Repealing requirement that city contractors use the E-Verify system to prevent hiring of undocumented workers in order to comply with a new state law that went into effect in January.

Fountain Valley City Council Study Session, Tuesday, June 5, at 5 p.m.

Overview of the 2012-13 operating budget and 10-year fiscal forecast.

La Habra City Council Study Session, Monday, June 4, at 6:30 p.m.

Public hearing and adoption of 2012-13 budgets.

Closed Session

• Labor negotiations with sworn and non-sworn police, general services employees, professional employees, La Habra Municipal Employees Association and all nonrepresented management groups.

• Performance evaluation of the city manager.

La Palma City Council, Tuesday, June 5, at 7 p.m.

Discussion of proposed 2012-13 budget.

Laguna Niguel City Council, Tuesday, June 5, at 7 p.m.

• Presentation and public hearing on proposed 2012-13 budget.

• Approval of Orange County Sheriff’s Department law enforcement agreement.

Closed Session

• Initiation of litigation: one unspecified case.

Laguna Woods City Council, Wednesday, June 6, at 2 p.m.

• Discussion of 2012-13 budget.

• Modifying the medical marijuana ordinance.

Closed Session

• Potential litigation: one unspecified case.


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