Public Works Commission

AGENDA

PUBLIC WORKS COMMISSION
CITY OF HUNTINGTON BEACH

Wednesday, November 18, 2009 – 5:00 PM

City Council Chambers

2000 Main Street
Huntington Beach, CA  92648

 

 

A. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

ROLL CALL           Herbel, Kirkorn, McGovern, O’Connell, Rivera, Siersema, Spencer

B. PRESENTATIONS-COMMENDATIONS

C. MINUTES

Minutes of October 21, 2009

D. ORAL COMMUNICATIONS

Public Comments – the Public Works Commission welcomes public comments on all items on this agenda or of community interest.  Three minutes per person, time may not be donated to others.  Commission on this date can take no action on any item not on the agenda.  This is the time to address Commission regarding items of interest or agenda items other than public hearings.  Communications on agenda items will be scheduled such that public comments may be received as close to 5:00 p.m. as possible.

E. DIRECTOR’S ITEMS

E-1.     Discuss December meeting time and Annual Holiday Lunch, December 16, 2009.

F. INFORMATION ITEMS

F-1.     Active Capital Project Report – An update on active capital projects is presented for the Commission’s information.  Project information, including description, location maps and funding sources can be found in the FY 2007/08 Capital Improvement Program notebook, or on the city’s website under Current Budget information--What’s New.  


F-2.     Upcoming City Council Study Sessions - The City Council conducts public Study Sessions on the evenings of City Council meetings, normally beginning at 4:00 p.m., in Room B-8.  A tentative listing of upcoming sessions is submitted for the Commission’s information. 

F-3.     Transfer of Ownership of City Owned Block Walls – Evaluation of transferring ownership of City owned block walls on arterial streets to adjacent owners.  Update of the request of the City Council at the July 6, 2009 Assessment District feasibility study session, and is part of the City Council Six Month Strategic Objectives.

G. ADMINISTRATIVE ITEMS

G-1.   Memo to the Charter Review Commission on Suggested Revisions to Charter Section 617 – The Commission decided to review before the next Public Works Commission Meeting and provide suggestions to the Director of Public Works.  The attached letter is a compilation of these recommendations.

Funding Source:  No funding is required for this action.

            Recommended Action:  Approve the attached letter for submittal to the Charter Review Commission.

            Alternative Action:  Suggest alternative or additional language.

H. WRITTEN COMMUNICATIONS

I. COMMISSION AND STAFF COMMENTS

J. ADJOURNMENT

 

NEXT PUBLIC WORKS COMMISSION MEETING

December 16, 2009, 5:00 p.m. City Council Chambers