Link to Agenda Here


July 7, 2022
6:00 PM

The Mission of the City of Coalinga is to provide for the preservation of the community character by delivering quality,  responsive City services, in an efficient  and cost-effective   manner,  and to develop, encourage,  and promote a diversified economic base in order to ensure the future financial stability of the City for its citizens.

Notice is hereby given that the City Council will hold a Regular Meeting, on July 7, 2022 in the City Council Chambers, 155 West Durian Avenue, Coalinga, CA. Persons with disabilities who may need assistance should contact the City Clerk at least 24 hours prior to the meeting at 935-1533 x113. Anyone interested in translation services should contact the City Clerk at least 24 hours prior to the meeting at 935-1533 x113. The Meeting will begin at 6:00 p.m. and the Agenda will be as follows:


1.   Pledge of Allegiance

2.   Changes to the Agenda

3.   Council's Approval of Agenda


1.Presentation of Westlands Water District 2022 West Side Scholarship to Recipients Michael Mahfood and Emmie Walker by Elizabeth Jonasson of Westlands Water District

2.Presentation of a Key to the City to Former Chief of Police, Darren Blevins, in Honor of his Many Years of Service to the Community

3.Presentation of CoStar and LoopNet Web Services by Jorge Recinos, Director of Digital Advertising


This section of the agenda allows members of the public to address the City Council on any item within the jurisdiction of the Council. Members of the public, when recognized by the Mayor, should come forward to the lectern, identify themselves and use the microphone. Comments are normally limited to three (3) minutes. In accordance with State Open Meeting Laws, no action will be taken by the City Council this evening and all items will be referred to staff for follow up and a report.

Citizen Comments submitted in writing to the City Clerk by 5:00pm on the day of the City Council meeting shall be distributed to the City Council and included in the record, however they will not be read.



1.Approve MINUTES - May 19, 2022

2.Approve MINUTES - June 16, 2022

3.Check Register: 05/01/2022 - 05/31/2022

4.Information Only: Mobile Solar Trailer with Surveillance Cameras

5.Notice of Completion 7th Street Rehabilitation Project Including Mountainview Project No. PW21-003 / #2893

6.Rejection of Claim for Damages Presented by Shancee Monclova

7.Authorize City Manager to Sign and Submit Local Transportation Development Funds for Fiscal Year 2022-2023

8.Adopt Resolution No. 4102 – Acceptance of Public Street Easement related to Site Plan Review (SPR-A-18-01) Residence Project

9.Consider and Adopt Resolution No. 4103 – Intention to Vacate a Public Street Easement on adjoining APN 083-396-16s (840 Chianti Circle Property) and Setting a Date for a Public Hearing

10.Approve Renewal of the Mutual Aid Agreement with Pleasant Valley State Prison

11.Authorize Public Works & Utilities Department to Purchase Seven (7) Additional Solar Powered Lights from Solar One for the Wastewater Plant Project

12.Direct Staff to Order In God We Trust Sign for City Council Chambers and Plaque Dedicating Clock Tower to Former City Equipment Mechanic and Planning Commissioner Oscar Garza


1.Presentation by Team California and Discussion, Direction and Potential Action regarding Approving a Membership Agreement for Economic Development Services

Robin Reimold, President & CEO of TeamCalifornia

2.Discussion regarding Natural Gas Update

Sean Brewer, Assistant City Manager

3.Discussion, Direction and Potential Action regarding a Voting Delegate and Up to Two (2) Alternate Voting Delegates for the Annual Business Meeting at the League of California Cities 2022 Annual Conference in Long Beach, California

Marissa Trejo, City Manager

4.Discussion and Direction regarding Zoning Violation Fines for Semi Truck Parking

Sean Brewer, Assistant City Manager


1.   City Manager's Announcements

2.   Councilmembers' Announcements/Reports

3.   Mayor's Announcements



1.REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATIONS - Government Code Section 54956.8. CONFERENCE WITH REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATORS. PROPERTY: APN: 073-020-58S located in Fresno County off of Palmer Avenue. CITY NEGOTIATORS: City Manager, Marissa Trejo; Assistant City Manager, Sean Brewer; and City Attorney, Mario Zamora. NEGOTIATING PARTIES: David Wood. UNDER NEGOTIATION: Price and Terms of Payment


Closed Session: A "Closed" or "Executive" Session of the City Council, Successor Agency, or Public Finance Authority may be held as required for items as follows: personnel matters; labor negotiations; security matters; providing instructions to real property negotiators; legal counsel regarding pending litigation; and protection of records exempt from public disclosure. Closed session will be held in the Administration Building at 155 W. Durian Avenue and any announcements or discussion will be held at the same location following Closed Session.