ROLL CALL Mayor/Chairman Herfert, Mayor Pro Tem/Vice Chairman Touhey
Councilmembers/Commissioners Hernandez, Lane, Sanderson (arrived at 7:12 p.m.)
Others Present: Pasmant, Nichols, Fields, Bachman, Hoppe, Chung, Lee, Durbin, Freeland, Rush
REPORTING OUT FRO CLOSED SESSION
Deputy City Attorney Nichols reported the following:
City Council Conference with Labor Negotiators City Council received a report from the negotiator and gave the negotiator instructions; there was no reportable action.
Community Development Commission Conference with Real Property Negotiators Parcel 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8 of Parcel Map 60193 and 2533 East Workman Avenue CDC received a report, gave property negotiators instructions; there was no reportable action.
Hold Over Mayor Herfert requested Item II-d, be held over due to the fact that he did not receive notice of the late added item timely.
Mayor Pro Tem requested to recuse himself from any action taken on the item. Councilmember Hernandez objected to the item being held over as he received the item timely. Mayor Herfert stated he did not receive the item until this evenings meeting.
Motion by Herfert and seconded by Lane to hold Item II-d over. Motion carried 2-1. (Hernandez no, Touhey abstain, Sanderson absent).
Councilmember Sanderson arrived at 7:12 p.m.
PUBLIC COMMENT ON ITEMS ON THE AGENDA
Royall Brown Royall Brown, West Covina resident, suggested the Council consider a vacant building at West Covina Parkway and Cameron as a site for a food bank.
John Scheuplein John Scheuplein, West Covina resident, began by relaying a conversation he had with a developer regarding Mayor Pro Tem Touhey.
Mayor Herfert requested that Mr. Scheuplein be given an oath before continuing with his testimony.
Deputy City Attorney Nichols administered oath to Mr. Scheuplein. Mr. Scheuplein accepted by saying "I do."
Mr. Scheuplein addressed items on the agenda and perceived conflicts with Mayor Pro Tem Touhey.
Councilmember Hernandez stated his objection to the Mayor turning off the microphone of the speaker when the speaker exceeded his allotted time.
CONSENT CALENDAR CITY COUNCIL
Councilmember Hernandez requested Items II-a, II-b, and II-c be pulled from the consent calendar for separate consideration.
Risk Manager Hoppe presented a brief staff report regarding the placement process for property insurance.
Miscellaneous Risk Management
II-c Placement of Property Insurance for FY 2006-07
Property Insurance Recommendation is that the City Council approve placement of the Citys property insurance coverage with The Hartford for $67,125 FOR FY 2006-07.
Motion Motion by Herfert and seconded by Hernandez to approve the placement of property insurance with The Hartford for $67,125 as recommended by staff. Motion carried 5-0.
Risk Manager Hoppe presented a brief report regarding the Citys membership in BICEP and insurance coverage.
II-a Payment of FY 2006-07 Excess Liability Insurance Coverage and Approval of Continued Membership with the Big Independent Cities Excess Pool (BICEP)
Excess Liability Recommendation is that the City Council: