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 City Council Regular Meeting Agenda

Tuesday, February 20, 2018, 6:00 p.m.

Lemon Grove Community Center 3146 School Lane,
Lemon Grove, CA

The City Council also sits as the Lemon Grove Housing Authority, Lemon Grove Sanitation District Board, Lemon Grove Roadway Lighting District Board, and Lemon Grove Successor Agency

Call to Order

Pledge of Allegiance

Changes to the Agenda


Lemon Grove History Minute #13

Award Certificate to Stevie Burgueno for achieving his Boy Scout Merit Badge 

Introduction of New Employee – Jimmy Porfirio-Vilchis, Facilities Tech I

Public Comment 

(Note: In accordance with State Law, the general public may bring forward an item not scheduled on the agenda; however, the City Council may not take any action at this meeting. If appropriate, the item will be referred to staff or placed on a future agenda.)

1.        Consent Calendar

(Note: The items listed on the Consent Calendar will be enacted in one motion unless removed from the Consent Calendar by Council, staff, or the public. Items that are pulled will be considered at the end of the agenda.)

A. City of Lemon Grove Payment Demands

Reference:  Lydia Romero, City Manager
Recommendation:  Ratify Demands

B. Waive Full Text Reading of All Ordinances on the Agenda

Reference:  James P. Lough, City Attorney
Recommendation: Waive the full text reading of all ordinances included in this agenda; Ordinances shall be introduced and adopted by title.

C.  Resolution Designating Deputy City Attorneys

The City Council will consider the approval of a Resolution designating Deputy City Attorneys. 

Reference:  James P. Lough, City Attorney
Recommendation: Adopt Resolution

2. Ordinance Adding Chapter 2.36 (Planning Commission) to the Lemon Grove Municipal Code 

The City Council will consider an Ordinance that reestablishes the Planning Commission to act as the Planning Agency for the City pursuant to California Government Code Section 65101.

Reference: James P. Lough, City Attorney and Lydia Romero, City Manager

Recommendation: Discuss and Provide Direction to Staff

3. Planning Commission Analysis

The City Council will receive a draft timeline to reestablish the Planning Commission. 

Reference:  Lydia Romero, City Manager and David De Vries, Development Services Director
Recommendation: Receive report and provide direction

City Council Oral Comments and Reports on Meetings Attended at the Expense of the City.

(GC 53232.3 (d) states that members of a legislative body shall provide brief reports on meetings attended at the expense of the local agency at the next regular meeting of the legislative body.)

Department Director Reports (Non-Action Items)

Closed Session
Conference with Legal Counsel 

Conference with Legal Counsel – Anticipated Litigation Significant exposure to litigation pursuant to paragraph (2) of subdivision (d) of Section 54956.9

Two cases


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