City of Glendale City Council Workshop Agenda Mayor Jerry Weiers Vice Mayor Ray Malnar Councilmember Jamie Aldama Councilmember Joyce Clark Councilmember Ian Hugh Councilmember Lauren Tolmachoff Councilmember Bart Turner LOCATION CHANGED TO GLENDALE CIVIC CENTER 5850 West Glendale Avenue 5750 West Glenn Dr. Glendale, AZ 85301 Tuesday, March 24, 2020 12:30 PM Council Chambers Civic Center Workshop One or more members of the City Council may be unable to attend the Workshop or Executive Session Meeting in person and may participate telephonically, pursuant to A.R.S. § 38-431(4).
Changes for City of Glendale March 24th City Council Meetings The Glendale City Council meetings will be closed to the public during City Council Workshops and City Council Voting meetings until further notice. This action follows guidelines from the federal government stating that no more than 10 people should be gathered in a room at the same time. New procedure for public participation: Email Comments To submit comments on a voting meeting agenda item, or to comment in the Call to the Public for non-agenda items, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline for submitting comments is Tuesday, March 24, 2020 at 4:30 p.m. Please note, that only emails received by that time will be considered and included in the record. The Clerk will read the first five minutes of your written comments for agenda items, and the first three minutes of your written comments for Call to the Public, non-agenda items. Your entire email will be included into the record. Recorded Comments Resident can submit recorded comments on a voting meeting agenda item, or to comment in the Call to the Public for non-agenda items, by calling 623-930-2686 and leaving a voicemail recording of your comments. The deadline for submitting comments is Tuesday, March 24, 2020 at 4:30 p.m. Please note, that only voicemails received by that time will be considered and included in the record. The Clerk will play the first five minutes of your comments for agenda items, and the first three minutes of your comments for Call to the Public, non-agenda items. To Watch or Listen Live: Facebook Live on Glendale’s Facebook page: www.facebook.com/GlendaleAZ Residents can call and listen to the meeting by following these steps: Dial 602-666-0783 Enter the Meeting ID 626560611 Attendee ID: Just push # (pound)
CITY ATTORNEY'S REPORT This report allows the City Attorney to update the City Council. The City Council may only acknowledge the contents to this report and is prohibited by state law from discussing or acting on any of the items presented by the City Attorney since they are not itemized on the Council Workshop Agenda.
A. The City Council will meet with the City Attorney for legal advice, discussion and consultation regarding the City’s position in pending or contemplated litigation, including settlement discussions conducted in order to avoid or resolve litigation (A.R.S. § 38-431.03(A)(3)(4))
B. Council will meet to discuss and consider records exempt by law from public inspection and are specifically required to be maintained as confidential by state or federal law (A.R.S. § 38-431.03(A)(4))
9. PERSONNEL MATTERS
A. The City Council will be discussing appointments and matters relating to the following boards, commissions and other bodies (A.R.S. § 38-431.03(A)(3)(4)): Arts Commission Audit Committee Aviation Advisory Commission Board of Adjustment Business Council Committee (Temporary) Citizen Bond Election Committee (Ad Hoc) Citizens Active Transportation Advisory Committee Citizens Transportation Oversight Commission Citizens Utility Advisory Commission City Code Review Council Committee (Temporary) Community Development Advisory Committee Glendale Municipal Property Corporation Historic Preservation Commission Human Relations Commission Industrial Development Authority Judicial Selection Advisory Board Library Advisory Board Municipal Property Corporation Parks and Recreation Advisory Commission Personnel Board Planning Commission Public Safety Personnel Retirement Boards - Fire and Police Risk Management/Workers Compensation Trust Fund Board
Upon a public majority vote of a quorum of the City Council, the Council may hold an executive session, which will not be open to the public, regarding any item listed on the agenda but only for the following purposes: (i) discussion or consideration of personnel matters (A.R.S. § 38-431.03(A)(1)); (ii) discussion or consideration of records exempt by law from public inspection (A.R.S. § 38-431.03(A)(2)); (iii) discussion or consultation for legal advice with the city’s attorneys (A.R.S. § 38-431.03(A)(3)); (iv) discussion or consultation with the city’s attorneys regarding the city’s position regarding contracts that are the subject of negotiations, in pending or contemplated litigation, or in settlement discussions conducted in order to avoid or resolve litigation (A.R.S. § 38-431.03(A)(4)); (v) discussion or consultation with designated representatives of the city in order to consider its position and instruct its representatives regarding negotiations with employee organizations (A.R.S. § 38-431.03(A)(5)); or (vi) discussing or consulting with designated representatives of the city in order to consider its position and instruct its representatives regarding negotiations for the purchase, sale or lease of real property (A.R.S. § 38-431.03(A)(7)). Confidentiality Arizona statute precludes any person receiving executive session information from disclosing that information except as allowed by law. A.R.S. § 38-431.03(F). Each violation of this statute is subject to a civil penalty not to exceed $500, plus court costs and attorneys’ fees. This penalty is assessed against the person who violates this statute or who knowingly aids, agrees to aid or attempts to aid another person in violating this article. The city is precluded from expending any public monies to employ or retain legal counsel to provide legal services or representation to the public body or any of its officers in any legal action commenced for violation of the statute unless the City Council takes a legal action at a properly noticed open meeting to approve of such expenditure prior to incurring any such obligation or indebtedness. A.R.S. § 38-431.07(A)(B). SPECIAL ACCOMMODATIONS For special accommodations please contact the City Clerk’s Office at 623-930-2252 extension 1 at least 3 business days prior to the meeting. POSTING VERIFICATION This agenda was posted on 3/13/20 at 4:30 p.m. by CV.