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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 11/14/2023 1:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: City Hall - Art Pick Council Chamber 3900 Main Street, Riverside Live Webcast at: or
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23-3402 1To comment on Consent Calendar, Closed Sessions and any matters within the jurisdiction of the City Council, you are invited to participate in person or call at (669) 900-6833 and enter Meeting ID: 926 9699 1265. Press *9 to be placed in the queue to speak. Individuals in the queue will be prompted to unmute by pressing *6 when you are ready to speak. To participate via ZOOM, use the following link: Select the "raise hand" function to request to speak. An on-screen message will prompt you to "unmute" and speak. Video Video
23-3390 2Brief reports on conferences, seminars, and regional meetings attended by Mayor and City Council, Ward updates, and announcements of upcoming events Announcement of Committee meetings: Safety, Wellness and Youth Committee at 1 p.m., on Wednesday, November 15, 2023, Art Pick Council Chamber Housing and Homelessness Committee at 3:30 p.m., on Monday, November 27, 2023, Art Pick Council Chamber Video Video
23-3392 3Intergovernmental relations and legislative update (City Manager) (All Wards) (5-minute presentation) Video Video
23-3393 4Homeless solutions update (Housing and Human Services) (All Wards) (5-minute presentation) Not available
23-3394 5Sustainability update (City Manager) (All Wards) (5-minute presentation) Not available
23-3395 6Legal Update (City Attorney) (All Wards) (5-minute presentation) Not available
23-3400 7Declaration of conflicts of interest on any agenda items (City Council) Video Video
23-3472 8Mayor Lock Dawson to introduce Internal Audit Manager Brian Freeland Video Video
23-3467 9Mayor Lock Dawson to present a certificate to Jayden Zariyah Murillo for athletic achievement as 3 Division United States Champion and representing Riverside with Team USA in Abu Dhabi for International Mixed Martial Arts Federation Youth World Title (5-minute presentation) Video Video
23-3401 10RIVERSIDE PROSPERS Success Report - Ward 3 (5-minute presentation) Video Video
23-3473 11Approve outside counsel budget of $550,500 for retention of Irma Rodriguez Moisa Partner at Atkinson, Andelson, Loya, Ruud & Romo, to serve as associated counsel in case of Jessica Tonkovich and Richard de Argon v. City of Riverside, Riverside Superior Court Case No. CVRI2103441 - Authorize City Attorney to execute Outside Counsel Engagement Letter (All Wards) Not available
23-3592 12Approve outside counsel budget of $389,875 for retention of Theodore L. Senet at Gibbs Giden, to serve as associated counsel in the case of Griffith Company v. City of Riverside, Riverside Superior Court Case No. CVRI2303544 - Authorize City Attorney execute Outside Counsel Engagement Letter (All Wards) Not available
23-3589 13Appoint Sandra Woods-Adeyeye to Human Relations Commission Ward 2 seat (All Wards) Not available
23-3389 14Request for Proposal 2270 - Agreement with Focus Language International Inc., Victorville, for not-to-exceed $175,000, annually from Office of Communications Professional Services fund Account for Spanish interpreter services at City Council, Committee, and on-call meetings as needed through June 30, 2024, with two additional two-year extension options, not-to-exceed five year (All Wards) Not available
23-3375 15Purchase, Sale and Development Agreement with James E. Thornell for $150,000 less all title, escrow and miscellaneous related costs, for total not-to-exceed $10,000, for approximately 20,712 square feet of City-owned vacant land located at 3472 and 3473 Farnham Place and 9384 Martha Way, bearing Assessor’s Parcel Numbers 233-062-010, 233-062-011 and 233-074-009 (Ward 5) Not available
23-3386 16Mills Act Historic Property Preservation Agreements with Bylin, Christopher Q. and Schneider, Abigail M., Silveira, Fabio Mazzotti and Marin-Silveiram Caren V., Gamble, Jacob Lee and Holly V., Pirritano, Leslie J. and Mary E., Zurer, Seth and Peterson, Kerensa, Chartier, Gary and Homer, Alicia, Adcock, Nicholas D. and Sydnee E. - Adcock Family Trust, Gunkel, Matthew and Danielle, Baresi, Lee and Sterling-Baresi, Elizabeth Ann, J.F. Davidson Investment, LLC., Davidson, Ian James, One Fifth, LLC., Romero, Hector Manuel and Obeji, Christopher John, and Silva, Leighton - 4008 Third Street, 3881 Loring Drive, 4466 Eleventh Street, 3543 Castle Reagh Place, 3609 Castle Reagh Place, 3543 Larchwood Place, 4405 Mission Inn Avenue, 4593 Beatty Drive, 3573 Beechwood Place, 4587 Mission Inn Avenue, 3850 Vine Street, 4495 Fifth Street, 3675, 3685, 3695 Main Streets, 4654 Merrill Avenue, 5015 Magnolia Avenue, 3533 Elmwood Drive, and 3844 Linwood Place (Wards 1 and 3) Not available
23-3383 17Award Bids 8001 and 8002 to BP Ford, Long Beach, for $117,450.88 from Central Garage Fund, Central Garage Motor Pool, Automotive Equipment Account for two replacement Ford F150 trucks for Public Utilities, Electric Field Operations Division (All Wards) Not available
23-3470 18A Resolution of the Housing Authority of the City of Riverside, California, pursuant to Assembly Bill 1486 (Government Code Section 54221(f)(1)(F)(i) declaring as surplus the City property located at 2882 Mission Inn Avenue and identified as Assessor Parcel Number 211-131-001, Riverside, California - Waive further reading (Ward 2) Not available
23-3378 19Agreement with Gless Ranch, Inc., for $226,000 lease revenue and 35 percent profit share of net income in profit years for crop care management and maintenance at parcels located on Victoria Avenue between La Sierra and Myrtle Avenues through June 30, 2028, with four five-year extension options (Ward 5) Not available
23-3376 20Second Amendment to Lease Agreement with Inland Empire Latino Lawyers, Inc., for one-year term extension for $7,712.52 for 555 square feet of tenant office space, Room 113, at Cesar Chavez Community Center at Bobby Bonds Park to provide free services to Riverside residents through September 17, 2024 - 2060 University Avenue (Ward 1) Not available
23-3379 21Increase change order authority to 15 percent for Agreement with BrightView Golf Maintenance, Inc., for $82,000 General Fund, Parks and Recreation-Parks, Professional Services Account for annual landscape maintenance services at Fairmount Golf Course through December 31, 2023 (Ward 1) Not available
23-3380 22Appropriate $12,983.69 to General Fund, Parks Professional Services Account from Special Deposits Fund, Facility Rental Cleaning Deposit Account - Funds Transfer - Five affirmative votes required (All Wards) Not available
23-3256 23Bureau of Justice Assistance, 2023 Patrick Leahy Bulletproof Vest Partnership Program grant acceptance of $3,600.17 for police bulletproof vests from April 1, 2023 through August 31, 2025 - Supplemental appropriation - Five affirmative votes required (All Wards) Not available
23-3224 24A Resolution of the City Council of the City of Riverside, California, authorizing the application and acceptance of a State Airport Loan in the amount of $2,000,000 from the California Department of Transportation pursuant to the California Aid for Airports Program, and authorizing the execution of all necessary documents related to the Loan Application and Agreement - Waive further reading (General Services) (Ward 3) (10-minute presentation) Video Video
23-3593 25Pursuant to Government Code §54956.9(d)(1) to confer with and/or receive advice from legal counsel concerning Matthew Gepford v. City of Riverside, WCAB Claim No.(s): 210193 / ADJ14275113; 200122 / ADJ13290956; 200208 / ADJ13290956 Not available
23-3496 26Pursuant to Government Code §54956.9(d)(1) to confer with and/or receive advice from legal counsel concerning People of the State of California, by and through the City of Riverside v. Pepe’s Inc., Riverside Superior Court Case No. CVRI2205025 Not available
23-3459 27Pursuant to Government Code §54956.9(d)(1) to confer with and/or receive advice from legal counsel concerning Valerie Vargas v. City of Riverside, et al., Riverside Superior Court Case No. CVRI2103914 Not available
23-3328 28Pursuant to Government Code §54957(a) for consultation with Chief of Police Larry Gonzalez, or his respective deputy, and Chief Information Officer George Khalil regarding threat to public services or facilities Not available
23-3325 29Pursuant to Government Code §54956.9(d)(2) to confer with and/or receive advice from legal counsel concerning anticipated litigation - one case Not available
23-3326 30Pursuant to Government Code §54956.9(d)(4) to confer with and/or receive advice from legal counsel concerning the City Council deciding whether to initiate litigation - one case Not available
23-3327 31Pursuant to Government Code §54957.6 to review the City Council's position and instruct designated representatives regarding salaries, salary schedules, or compensation paid in the form of fringe benefits of all Executive Management employees except the City Manager, City Attorney, and City Clerk, all Management and Confidential employees as defined by PERS, Fire Management Unit, Riverside City Firefighters Association, Riverside Police Officers Association (Police and Police Supervisory Units), Service Employees International Union #721, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers #47, and Riverside Police Administrators Association Not available
23-3397 32City Attorney report on Closed Session discussions Not available
23-3398 33Items for future City Council consideration as requested by Mayor or Members of the City Council - City Manager/City Attorney reports Not available