Council Notes


June 2nd Council Meeting Notes

• Minimum Wage Lawsuit Rejected
• VA Home Resolution Simplified
• Flag Rec Renamed for Hal Jenson
• Tentative Budget Passes
• Street Paving List

6:00PM MEETING
ITEM 15A
RENAME FLAG REC CENTER
A resolution of the City Council of the City of Flagstaff renaming the Flagstaff Recreation Center located at 2403 North Izabel Street to the “Hal Jensen Recreation Center”
PASSED 7-0

ITEM 15B
ASSISTED CARE VETERANS HOME RESOLUTION PASSES!
My motion to simplify the Veterans Home Resolution, to give Flagstaff better odds at getting an assisted care Veterans facility, PASSED 5-2 with Barotz and Putzova opposing. Thanks to all that supported these amendments, especially our veterans as well as Councilmembers Evans, Brewster, Overton and Mayor Nabours. Now let’s get the ball rolling and move onto the next step and work towards getting this facility built.
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ITEM 15C
MINIMUM WAGE LAWSUIT
Council voted to NOT join the Flagstaff Living Wage Coalitions lawsuit against the state of Arizona. It was a 4-3 vote with myself, Nabours, Overton and Brewster opposed to joining the lawsuit. 

TENTATIVE BUDGET PASSES
-NO PROPERTY TAX INCREASE
-POLICE BROUGHT TO MARKET PAY
-2% EMPLOYEE PAY RAISE
-DISPATCH PAY INCREASE
-OVER $10,000,000 IN ROAD REPAIRS
-ONLY A 1.5% INCREASE YEAR OVER YEAR BUDGET
-WASH IMPROVEMENTS
-NEW HEART MONITORS FOR FIRE DEPT.
and much more

4:00PM MEETING

ITEM 8
LIQUOR LICENSE
Drury Inn liquor license recommended for approval.  
PASSED 6-0
ITEM 9A
Reimbursement payment to W.L. Gore andAssociates for oversizing of new public waterline. $356,000.
PASSED 6-0

ITEM 9B
PAVING CONTRACT 
Nearly $3,000,000 paving contract awarded to C&E, a Flagstaff company, to pave 35 streets this summer.  
PASSED 6-0

ITEM 9C
Contract with Southwest Tank and Steel, Inc. in the amountof $249,178.00 (Cheshire Water Tank Rehabilitation).
PASSED 6-0

ITEM 9D
Purchase of one (1) 906H2 Compact WheelLoader on a National IPA cooperative purchase agreement with the City of Tucson-Bid#12077 (Approve purchase of 906H2 Compact Wheel Loader from Empire Machinery in the amount of
$86,106.25).
PASSED 6-0

ITEM 10B. An ordinance of the Flagstaff City Council authorizing the City of Flagstaff to accept specific deeds of real property and easements and providing for the repeal of conflicting ordinances, severability, and authority for clerical corrections, and establishing an effective date.

PASSED 6-0

ITEM 10C
A resolution of theFlagstaff City Council declaring the Revised Stormwater Utility Credit Manual a public record and an ordinance adopting the Revised Stormwater Utility Credit Manual by reference.
PASSED 6-0

ITEM 10D
A resolution and ordinance of the Flagstaff City Council adopting by reference revised sewer discharge limitations.
PASSED 6-0

ITEM 10E
A resolution of the City Council of the City ofFlagstaff, Coconino County, Arizona, declaring official and adopting the results of the Special Election held on May 19, 2015.
PASSED 6-0

ITEM 10F
Intergovernmental Agreement/JointProject Agreement (IGA/JPA) 11-085 between the State of Arizona and the City of Flagstaff acting for and on behalf of the Flagstaff Metropolitan Planning Organization, Amendment 4 for Fiscal Year 2.
PASSED 6-0

ITEM 10G
A resolution and ordinance of the Flagstaff City Council adopting by reference minor amendments to the City Code.
PASSED 6-0

ITEM 10H
PROCUREMENT MANUAL
A resolution of the City Council of the City ofFlagstaff, Arizona, repealing Resolution No. 2013-19, Procurement Code Manual, and adopting a new Procurement Code Manual to incorporate a new Article (Article 31) relating to procurement from Arizona certified nonprofit agencies that serve or employ individuals with disabilities.
PASSED 6-0

ITEM 10J
Arizona Department of Transportation IntergovernmentalAgreement for light-emitting diode (LED) Street Lighting Procurement for Research. $199,000, $20,000 from the city, the rest from the state. This is to improve street lighting to enhance dark skies.
PASSED 6-0

STREETS TO BE PAVED
Aztec St. – Beal Rd. to Thorpe St.
W. Beal Rd. – Rockridge Rd. to W End
W. Lava Ln. – Rockridge Rd. to End
Basalt Ln. – Rockridge Rd. to End
Whipple Rd. – Navajo Rd. to Fort Valley Rd.
Whiting Rd. – Navajo Rd. to Fort Valley Rd.
Anderson Dr. – Aztec St. to Navajo Dr.
Fort Valley Frontage Rd. – Fort Valley Rd to Murray Rd.
Hazel Way – Talkington Dr. to End
Davis Dr. – Talkington Dr. to End
Talkington Dr. – Meade Ln. to Crescent Dr.
Lantern Ln. – Talkington Dr. to End
Meteor Dr. – Crescent Dr. to Crescent Dr.
Kramer St. – End to End
Foothills Way – Fremont Blvd. to End
Eddy Dr. – Wilson Dr. to West End of Cul De Sac
Shannon Dr. – Prescott Rd. to Wilson Dr.
Wilson Dr. – Shannon Dr. to Fremont Blvd.
Nicole Ln. – Peakview St. to End
Red Rock Ln. – Snowcap Way to Peakview St.
Sheila Dr. – Brenda Loop to Fremont Blvd.
Mountain Dr. – Peakview St. to Fremont Blvd.
Lois Ln. – Peak View to End
Peakview St.- Ft. Valley Rd. to Shannon Dr.
Kendrick St. – Mikes Pike St. to Butler Ave.
Mikes Pike St. – Route 66 to Phoenix Ave.
Leroux St. – Cottage Ave. to Phoenix Ave.
Dupont Ave. – Verde St. to Agassiz St.
Verde St. – Franklin Ave. to End

OTHER ITEMS OF INTEREST
– Flagstaff City Council Member would “LOVE to pass gun control”. 
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=wRBtqcRvlS8

– AFP Opposes Living Wage Lawsuit. Interesting related letter to the editor about special interest groups. 

– Oravits and Flagstaff Liberty Alliance oppose party ordinance 

– Statewide Recognition Oravits/Nabours for standing up for the free market


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