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August 18, 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 August 18, 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 from City Staff and Fresno Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCo) on the Annexation Process

2.The CrisCom Company - Quarterly Report


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.Continued Public Hearing for the Introduction and Waiving of the First Reading of Ordinance No. 853 - City Initiated Zoning Text Amendment (No. ZTA 22-01) Amending the Planning and Zoning Code Related to Accessory Dwelling Units (ADU's), Floodplain Regulations and Density Bonus

Sean Brewer, Assistant City Manager

2.Adopt Resolution No. 4111 Postponing the Increase of the Refuse Rate from July 1, 2022 to September 1, 2022


1.Approve MINUTES - August 4, 2022 (Special)

2.Approve MINUTES - August 4, 2022

3.Waive Second Reading and Adopt Ordinance No. 854 - City Initiated Zoning Text Amendment (No. ZTA 19-04) Amending the Planning and Zoning Code Related to In-Home Family Daycare Facilities

4.Waive Second Reading and Adopt Ordinance No. 855 Related to Establishing Violations and Penalties of the Planning and Zoning Code and Further Adopting Resolution No. 4110 Updating the Fines Related to Violations of the Planning and Zoning Code.

5.Adopt Resolution No. 4112 Reinstating a Moratorium on Swimming Pools, Spas, Hot Tubs, Inflatable Water Slides and the Like, and Decorative Fountains or Water Features Effective Immediately and Until the City Proclaims the Water Conservation Emergency to be Over or Repealed by a Subsequent Resolution

6.Adopt Resolution No. 4113 Increasing Natural Gas Rates by 50 percent effective September 1, 2022 for one year ending September 1, 2023

7.Approve Purchase of Ambulance Power-Load Gurney System from Stryker Equipment

8.Authorize City Manager to Continue Moving Forward with New Animal Shelter Project based on City Engineer's Cost Estimate

9.Authorize Assistant City Manager to Execute a Task Order with the City Engineer for Preliminary Engineering and Construction Engineering Services for the Cherry Lane Reconstruction Project

10.Authorize Assistant City Manager to Execute a Task Order with the City Engineer to Provide Civil Engineering Design and Construction Engineering support services for the regrading of Radio Filed & Sludge Pond at the WWTP

11.Public Works, Utilities & Community Development Quarterly Report for April-June 2022


1.Discussion, Discussion and Potential Action related to Adding Stop Signs and Various Safety Improvements at the intersection of Hayes/Harrison/3rd Street

Sean Brewer, Assistant City Manager

2.Presentation, Discussion, Direction and Potential Action related to Water Supply, Conservation, and Rate Increase: USBR Water Supply Status, Conservation Progress, Additional Purchase Opportunities, Planned Water Total for Year, and Potential Impact on Customer Rates

Sean Brewer, Assistant City Manager


1.   City Manager's Announcements

2.   Councilmembers' Announcements/Reports

3.   Mayor's Announcements



1.CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORS – Government Code 54957.6. CITY NEGOTIATORS: City Manager, Marissa Trejo and City Attorney, Mario Zamora. EMPLOYEE (ORGANIZATION): General Employees and Nonrepresented Employees


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.