SAN JACINTO CITY COUNCIL IN A 5-0 MOOD

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The San Jacinto City Council was in a conciliatory mood last night when (after the usual; preliminaries were out of the way, they voted 5-0 to pass all items on the agenda, out of a single negative vote.

Approved minutes of October 19, 2021.

Received and filed Treasurer’s Report for the month ending September 30, 2021.

Approved Ordinance 21-09, an ordinance of the City of San Jacinto, California, adding Chapter 33 of Title 8 and Section 08.170 of Title 3 to the San Jacinto Municipal Code, and modifying Section 32, 120 of Title 8 of the San Jacinto Municipal Code, regarding mandatory compliance with Senate Bill (SB) 1383 Short-Lived Climate Pollutant Reduction Act, exempting the ordinance from environmental review under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) under the California Code of Regulations pursuant to sections 15060(c)(2), 15060(c)(3) and 15061(b)(3) in that the proposed regulations do not constitute a project under CEQA and have no potential to result in a direct or reasonably foreseeable indirect physical change in the environment. The proposed ordinance is further categorically exempt from CEQA Guidelines pursuant to Section 15308(Class8), Actions by Regulatory Agencies for Protection of the Environment, on the grounds that it can be seen with certainty that the enhanced solid waste regulations will not have a significant effect on the environment and that the new requirements, which strengthen requirements for the handling of solid waste, represent actions by a regulatory agency (the City) for the protection of the environment; and, INTRODUCE Ordinance 21-09 for first reading entitled:

AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF SAN JACINTO, CALIFORNIA, ADDING CHAPTER 33 OF TITLE 8 AND SECTION 08.170 OF TITLE 3 TO THE SAN JACINTO MUNICIPAL CODE, AND MODIFYING SECTION 32.120 OF TITLE 8 OF THE SAN JACINTO MUNICIPAL CODE,

REGARDING MANDATORY COMPLIANCE WITH SENATE BILL (SB) 1383 SHORT-LIVED CLIMATE POLLUTANT REDUCTION ACT.

Adopted Resolution No. 3889, amending the Transportation Uniform Mitigation Fee (TUMF) program schedule, incorporating a 3% Construction Cost Index (CCI) adjustment for all TUMF land-use types, effective January 1, 2022, for all proposed development in the City of San Jacinto.

Approved the plans and specifications for the 2021 Citywide Slurry Seal and Grind & Overlay Project (CIP 18-002); Award the construction contract to Hardy & Harper, Inc. for the sum of $1,907,000; Allocate 10% of the bid amount for soft costs and 10% of the bid amount for construction contingencies; reject all other bids; authorize the City Manager to execute the construction contract, and allocate an additional $560,250 from Measure A funds and $106,750 from SB-1 RMRA to the project.

City Manager update and adjournment. As slick as an ice skating rink which has become the mantra for San Jacinto City Council Meetings. Oh, if all meetings went so smoothly instead of dragging on for hours and hours into the wee hours of the following morning.

Just saying.

Rusty Strait | Senior Reporter

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