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    Address ing the Council : Section 2.04.210 of the Alhambra Municipal Code establishes the procedures foraddressing the Council. Any person wishing to address the Council during the meeting must complete a SpeakerRequest Card and submit it to the City Clerk.

    When called upon by the Mayor, please step to the podium and give your name, address and organization or otherparty you represent, if any, in an audible tone of voice for the record. Remarks are limited to 5 minutes.

    All remarks shall be addressed to the Council as a body and not to any member thereof. No person, other than theCouncil and the person having the floor, shall be permitted to enter into any discussion, either directly or through amember of the Council, without the permission of the Mayor. No question shall be asked a Councilperson exceptthrough the Mayor.

    Standards of Decorum : Any person making personal, impertinent or slanderous remarks or who shall becomeboisterous while addressing the Council shall be forthwith, by the Mayor, barred from the meeting.

    Enforcement of Decorum : The Chief of Police, or his designee, shall be Sergeant-at-Arms of the Council meetings. The Sergeant-at-Arms shall carry out all orders and instructions given by the Mayor for the purpose of maintainingorder and decorum at the Council meeting.

    Persons Authorized to be Within Rail : No person, except City officials, their representatives, and newspaperreporters, shall be permitted within the rail in front of the Council Chamber without the express consent of the Council.

    Agenda Tracking Numbers : All numbers listed in bold after the title of each Agenda item are City Clerk trackingnumbers that are used for filing and research purposes.

    CITY OF ALHAMBRA AGENDA

    ALHAMBRA CITY COUNCILJULY 8, 2013

    MISSION STATEMENT

    The City of Alhambra is dedicated to responsive, creative leadershipand quality services, ensuring desirable neighborhoods and asupportive business environment, while being sensitive to thediversity of our community.

    VISION STATEMENT

    The City of Alhambra shall be the premier family-oriented and economically prosperouscommunity in the San Gabriel Valley.

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    AGENDARegular Meeting

    ALHAMBRA CITY COUNCILCity Council Chambers111 South First Street

    J uly 8, 20135:30 p.m.

    ROLL CALL:COUNCIL: Sham, Messina, Yamauchi, Ayala, Placido

    FLAG SALUTE: Led by Mayor Placido

    READING OF ORDINANCE TITLES

    Government Code Section 36934 requires that all ordinances be read in full prior to City Counciltaking action on the ordinance. By listing the ordinance title on the Council agenda, Council maydetermine that the title has been read.

    Recommended Action: By motion, determine that the titles to all ordinances which appearon this public agenda have been read, and waive further reading.

    PUBLIC HEARING

    1. PROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 23 OF THE ALHAMBRA MUNICIPALCODE (AMC) PERTAINING TO PROHIBITING DONATION BOXES - F2M13-41,N2M13-91, O2M13-4619

    This is the time and place set by Notice No. N2M13-91 for the Alhambra City Council tohold a public hearing to consider the adoption of an ordinance amending Chapters 23.04and 23.85 of Title 23 of the Alhambra Municipal Code (AMC) to prohibit the placementof Donation Boxes as it pertains to existing and future boxes, and making findings insupport thereof. For the purposes of this discussion/hearing, a Donation Box meansany metal, plastic, cardboard or wooden box, bin, container, trailer, accessory structure,or similar facility located outside of an enclosed building or in a parking lot or publicplace, provided by a person, organization, or collection center for the primary purpose of receiving or storing donated items, including household goods and clothing. Staff believes that donation boxes are blight, a drain of City resources, and are improperlymaintained by their owners; as such, the best remedy is to prohibit their placementwithin the City of Alhambra.

    Recommended Action: After receiving public testimony, the Mayor should closethe public hearing and the City Council should direct the City Attorney to introduce andgive first reading by title only, waiving further reading, to the following ordinance entitled:

    Ordinance No. O2M13-4619: An Ordinance of the City Council of theCity of Alhambra, California, amending Chapters 23.04 and 23.85 of theAlhambra Municipal Code pertaining to donation boxes

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    which ordinance shall return for a second reading and adoption at the next City Councilmeeting

    CLOSED SESSION & CITY ATTORNEY ANNOUNCEMENT re SAME - F2M13-14

    The City Council will move into a closed session pursuant to applicable law, including the BrownAct (Government Code Sec. 54950, et seq. ) for the purposes of conferring with the Citys RealProperty Negotiator, and/or conferring with the City Attorney on potential and/or existinglitigation, and/or discussing matters covered under Government Code Section 54957(Personnel), and/or conferring with the Citys Labor Negotiators as follows; provided, however,prior to so moving into closed session, the City Attorney shall make any announcementsrequired by the Brown Act pertaining to such closed session matters:

    Conference wi th Real Property Negotiator (Govt. Code Section 54956.8): None

    Conference with Legal Counsel--Existing Litigation (Govt. Code Section54956.9(d)(1): None

    Conference with Legal Counsel - Anti cipated Litigation: Significant exposureto litigation pursuant to Govt. Code Section 54956.9(d)(2): 3 matters. Initiation of litigation pursuant to Govt. Code Section 54956.9(d)(4): 1 matter.

    Discussion of Personnel Matters (Govt. Code Section 54957): None

    Conference with Citys Labor Negotiator (Govt. Code Section 54957.6): Richard Bacio, Assistant City Manager/Personnel Director, re ManagementEmployees, Alhambra Police Miscellaneous Association, Alhambra PoliceOfficers Association, Alhambra Police Management Association, Alhambra FireFighters Association, and the Alhambra City Employees Association.

    RECONVENE & CITY ATTORNEY REPORT: In the event the City Council moves into aclosed session, the City Council shall reconvene at 7:00 p.m. and the City Attorney shall reportupon the closed session if required.

    CEREMONIAL

    2. COMMENDATIONS: EAGLE SCOUTS SEAN NGUYEN & CHUCK TAN BOYSCOUT TROOP #277 F2M13-3

    Mayor PLACIDO and the City Council wish to commend SEAN NGUYEN and CHUCKTAN, who, as members of BOY SCOUT TROOP 277, have attained the rank of EAGLE SCOUT . It is a pleasure for the Council to acknowledge this achievement, whichMr. Nguyen fulfilled through his service project to improve his schools facilities and Mr.

    Tan fulfilled by his service project to make emergency rescue easier for his community. The Eagle Scout award is one of the highest honors a young man can earn signifyingan interest in public service, ecology, and the great outdoors as well as the attainment of personal achievement through exemplary character, leadership ability and communityservice. Mayor PLACIDO will present the commendations to Mr. Nguyen and Mr. Tan .

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    PUBLIC HEARING

    3. EDWARD BYRNE MEMORIAL JUSTICE ASSISTANCE GRANT (JAG) F2M5-41,N2M13-92, M2M13-66

    This is the time and place set by Notice No. N2M13-92 for the City Council to hold apublic hearing to receive community input concerning the use of funds received underthe United States Department of J ustice, Bureau of J ustice Assistance, Edward ByrneMemorial Justice Assistance Grant (J AG) Program. Uses being proposed include, butare not limited to, continued participation in the Foothill Air Support Team (FAST)program and continued service with PredPol (predictive policing software) whichprovides real-time crime prediction designed for officers in the field.

    Recommended Action: After receiving public testimony, the Mayor should closethe public hearing and the Council should adopt Minute Order No. M2M13-66 asfollows:

    RESOLVED by the Alhambra City Council that this Council herebyauthorizes the Interim City Manager, or her designee, to apply for UnitedStates Department of J ustice, Bureau of J ustice Assistance -- EdwardByrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (J AG) Program funds in theamount of $14,845; and,

    BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED by the Alhambra City Council that thisCouncil hereby ratifies the action of the Interim City Manager indesignating the Chief of Police as the administrator for said Grant.

    PRESENTATION

    4. STRATEGIC PLAN UPDATE F2M11-36

    On April 17, 2013, the City Council and Executive Staff met to review the current three-year goals (2011-2014) and six-month objectives to implement the Citys strategic plan.Approximately every six months, the City Council and Executive Staff meet to update theobjectives. During the strategic planning process, it was determined that staff will reviewthe progress of the goals and objectives and present to the City Council the status on amonthly basis.

    Recommended Action: Council receive and order filed this informational report

    presented this evening.

    CONSENT AGENDA (Item Nos. 5 18)

    All items listed under the Consent Agenda are considered by the City Council to be routine andwill be enacted by one motion unless a citizen or Council member requests otherwise; in whichcase, the item will be removed for separate consideration.

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    5. DONATION TO THE NATIONAL LAW ENFORCEMENT

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