City of Chula Vista

Regular City Council Meeting

MINUTES

Meeting #:
Date:
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Location:
Council Chambers, 276 Fourth Avenue, Chula Vista, CA
Present:
  • Councilmember Chavez, 
  • Deputy Mayor Gonzalez, 
  • Councilmember Morineau, 
  • Councilmember Preciado, 
  • and Mayor McCann 
Also Present:
  • City Manager Kachadoorian, 
  • City Attorney Verdugo, 
  • and City Clerk Bigelow 

Minutes are prepared and ordered to correspond to the agenda.


1.

  

The meeting was called to order at 5:00 p.m.

2.

  

City Clerk Bigelow called the roll.

Led by Councilmember Chavez.

Item 4.3 was removed from the consent calendar by Councilmember Preciado.

John Acosta spoke regarding Items 4.1 and 4.2.

  • Moved byMayor McCann
    Seconded byDeputy Mayor Gonzalez

    To approve the recommended actions appearing below consent calendar Items 4.1 through 4.2. The headings were read, text waivedThe motion was carried by the following vote:

    Yes (5)Mayor McCann, Councilmember Chavez, Councilmember Preciado, Deputy Mayor Gonzalez, and Councilmember Morineau
    Result, Carried (5 to 0)
  • Approval of a motion to read only the title and waive the reading of the text of all resolutions and ordinances at this meeting.


ITEMS REMOVED FROM THE CONSENT CALENDAR

Frank Carson spoke regarding his qualifications and responded to comments from Councilmembers.

John Acosta spoke regarding park maintenance and issues related to homelessness, and submitted written comments.

Robert spoke regarding listening to staff.

  • Moved byMayor McCann
    Seconded byCouncilmember Preciado

    To adopt Resolution No. 2024-132, heading read, text waived. The motion was carried by the following vote:

    Yes (5)Mayor McCann, Councilmember Chavez, Councilmember Preciado, Deputy Mayor Gonzalez, and Councilmember Morineau
    Result, Carried (5 to 0)

    Item 4.3 heading:

    RESOLUTION NO. 2024-132 OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CHULA VISTA RATIFYING CITY MANAGER’S APPOINTMENT OF FRANK CARSON AS DIRECTOR OF PARKS AND RECREATION EFFECTIVE JULY 12, 2024


Susan D. Walter spoke regarding her historic property.

Alan C. spoke in opposition to managed lanes on Interstate 805.

The following individuals spoke in support of fair compensation for ACE employees:

- Lizbett Espinoza

- Martie Solomon

John Acosta spoke regarding safety at the marina.

Marianna Saponara and Miriam Figueroa, representing the Nacion Ave Crusaders, spoke regarding traffic and safety in the Nacion Ave area.

Delia Dominguez Cervantes expressed concern regarding unlicensed fruit stands on street corners.

Sharmane Estolano spoke regarding meetings with councilmembers.

Robert spoke regarding accountability.

6.

  

For action on this item, refer to the section Items Removed from the Consent Calendar, above.

Alan C spoke regarding Palomar Hotel and Harborside Park.

John Acosta spoke regarding matters related to homelessness.

Robert spoke regarding Harborside Park.

  • Moved byCouncilmember Preciado
    Seconded byMayor McCann

    To adopt Resolution No. 2024-133, heading read, text waived. The motion was carried by the following vote:

    Yes (5)Mayor McCann, Councilmember Chavez, Councilmember Preciado, Deputy Mayor Gonzalez, and Councilmember Morineau
    Result, Carried (5 to 0)

    Item 6.2 heading:

    RESOLUTION NO. 2024-133 OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CHULA VISTA MAKING VARIOUS AMENDMENTS TO THE FISCAL YEAR 2023-24 BUDGET TO ADJUST FOR VARIANCES AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR (4/5 VOTE REQUIRED)


Alan C spoke regarding ADUs and historical sites.

John Acosta spoke regarding conflicts of interest.

Robert spoke regarding various matters.

  • Moved byDeputy Mayor Gonzalez
    Seconded byMayor McCann

    To place on second reading and adopt Ordinance No. 3575, heading read, text waived. The motion was carried by the following vote:

    Yes (5)Mayor McCann, Councilmember Chavez, Councilmember Preciado, Deputy Mayor Gonzalez, and Councilmember Morineau
    Result, Carried (5 to 0)

    Item 6.3 heading:

    ORDINANCE NO. 3575 OF THE CITY OF CHULA VISTA COMPREHENSIVELY AMENDING CHULA VISTA MUNICIPAL CODE TITLE 8 (HEALTH AND SANITATION), TITLE 12 (STREETS AND SIDEWALKS), TITLE 13 (SEWERS), TITLE 15 (BUILDINGS AND CONSTRUCTION), TITLE 18 (SUBDIVISIONS), AND TITLE 19 (PLANNING AND ZONING). (SECOND READING AND ADOPTION)


  • Moved byDeputy Mayor Gonzalez
    Seconded byMayor McCann

    To make a referral to the Planning Commission to return a report and recommendation within 90 days on allowing up to two detached accessory dwelling units on a lot with an existing single-family dwelling. The motion carried by the following vote:

    Yes (4)Councilmember Chavez, Councilmember Preciado, Deputy Mayor Gonzalez, and Councilmember Morineau
    No (1)Mayor McCann
    Result, Carried (4 to 1)

Deputy City Manager Chase gave a presentation.

The following individuals spoke in opposition:

- Alan C.

- John Acosta

- Robert

The following individuals spoke in support:

- Steve Stenberg

- Victor Avina

Delia Dominguez Cervantes spoke regarding using quality materials and reducing repairs.

  • Moved byCouncilmember Preciado
    Seconded byCouncilmember Chavez

    To adopt Resolution No. 2024-134 and place the below ordinance on first reading. The headings were read, text waived. The motion was carried by the following vote:

    Yes (5)Mayor McCann, Councilmember Chavez, Councilmember Preciado, Deputy Mayor Gonzalez, and Councilmember Morineau
    Result, Carried (5 to 0)

    Item 6.4 headings:

    A) ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF CHULA VISTA AMENDING TITLE 3, CHAPTER 3.33 OF THE CHULA VISTA MUNICIPAL CODE TO CONTINUE A TEMPORARY ONE­HALF CENT GENERAL TRANSACTIONS AND USE TAX TO BE ADMINISTERED BY THE CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF TAX AND FEE ADMINISTRATION (FIRST READING) (4/5 VOTE REQUIRED)

    B) RESOLUTION NO. 2024-134 OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CHULA VISTA 1) AMENDING RESOLUTION NO. 2024-054 CALLING A GENERAL MUNICIPAL ELECTION TO BE HELD ON TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2024; 2) ORDERING SUBMISSION TO THE QUALIFIED VOTERS OF THE CITY, A PROPOSED ORDINANCE RELATING TO THE EXTENSION OF A ONE-HALF CENT GENERAL TRANSACTIONS AND USE TAX; 3)  AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR TO SUBMIT BALLOT ARGUMENTS IN FAVOR OF THE MEASURE; AND 4) DIRECTING THE CITY ATTORNEY TO PREPARE AN IMPARTIAL ANALYSIS OF THE MEASURE (4/5 VOTE REQUIRED)


7.

  

There were none.

8.

  

There were none.

9.

  

Mayor McCann reported on attendance at recent events and made community announcements.

10.

  

Councilmembers reported on attendance at recent events and made community announcements.

Councilmember Chavez reported on an air quality report from SANDAG and stated she would work with the City Manager to bring the report to the City.

Deputy Mayor Gonzalez reported on a recent MTS Board meeting.

10.1

  

Councilmember Preciado stated that the subcommittee had no report at that time.

The following members of the public spoke:

- Alan C.

- Delia Dominguez Cervantes

- Robert

11.

  

City Clerk Bigelow announced board and commission vacancies.

12.

  

There were none.

13.

  

The meeting was adjourned at 7:09 p.m.

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