Top items on this week’s public meeting agendas include Tustin approving a massive apartment development and Huntington Beach banning camping in public areas.

While the attention of most in the county is fixed on election results Nov. 6, Tustin city leaders are set to approve a 533-unit apartment development at the former Tustin Marine Corp helicopter base.

The apartment complex is being proposed by The Irvine Co., which would pay the city $30 million for the land and another $15 million for infrastructure construction.

In Huntington Beach, the City Council is scheduled to ban camping and storage of personal property in public areas, including parks and the Civic Center. The measure, which would be punishable by a misdemeanor, is similar to ordinances in other cities aimed at discouraging homeless people from sleeping in public.

Tustin City Council, Tuesday, Nov. 6, at 7 p.m.

Approval of The Irvine Co. development of 533 apartments at the former Tustin Marine Corps helicopter base. The company would buy the land from the city for $30.1 million and pay $15.3 million toward construction of infrastructure.

Huntington Beach City Council, Monday, Nov. 5, at 6 p.m.

Approve prohibiting camping and storage of personal property in public areas, including parks and the Civic Center. Violations are punishable as a misdemeanor.

Approve appropriation of $97,000 for the settlement of City of Huntington Beach v. Alvarez, et al., related to the Garfield Avenue Widening Project.

Approve appropriation of $297,000 to repair an oil well at the Civic Center. The well is expected to provide $347,000 in annual revenue, according to city staff.

Increase by $72,000 an existing environmental review contract with RBF Consulting for the cleanup and reuse of the former firing range in Huntington Central Park.

Increase an existing contract with the law firm Kane, Ballmer & Berkman from $99,000 to $349,000, because city officials “determined that the funds budgeted were inadequate.”

San Clemente City Council, Tuesday, Nov. 6, at 6 p.m.

Approving a two-year extension for purchasing electricity from Nobles Americas, which city staff estimate will save the city $83,000 next year.

Increasing by $24,000 an existing contract with RBF Consulting for the Interstate 5-Avenida Vista Hermosa project.

Yorba Linda City Council, Tuesday, Nov. 6, at 6:30 p.m.

Presentation updating the public on the city’s transition to Sheriff’s Department police services.

Appointing Finance Director Dave Christian to fill in as the temporary city manager when the city manager is absent. His annual salary is also set to be increased by 5 percent.

Lake Forest City Council, Tuesday, Nov. 6, at 7 p.m.

Purchase of 125 Microsoft Office 2010 software licenses at $265 per license.

Aliso Viejo City Council, Wednesday, Nov. 7, at 7 p.m.

Approving the city treasurer’s statement for September, showing about $1.4 million spent that month, $940,000 received and an ending cash balance of $35 million.


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