Regular Meeting Wednesday, January 12, 2022 07:00 PM City Hall - Council Chamber, 425 10th Street, Douglas, AZ 85607

Pursuant to A.R.S. Sec. §38-431.02, notice is hereby given to the members of the City Council and to the general public that the Mayor and Council will hold a REGULAR MEETING on WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 12, 2022, at 6:00 p.m., meeting is open to the public, at the DOUGLAS VISITOR CENTER, 345 16th Street, Douglas, AZ 85607.

If you would like to address the City Council regarding any item on the agenda, please contact the City Clerk at (520) 417-7301 or via email at alma.andrade@douglasaz.gov to complete your request to speak form.

Members of the City of Douglas Council will attend either in person or by telephone.
If authorized by a majority vote of the Council of the City of Douglas, the Council may adjourn the meeting at any time and move into Executive Session for legal advice on any agenda item, pursuant to A R.S. § 38-431.03. The Executive Session will be held immediately after the vote to go into Executive Session and will not be open to the public.

Notice is hereby given that pursuant to A.R.S. §1-602. A.9, subject to certain specified statutory exceptions, parents have a right to consent before the State or any of its political subdivisions make a video or audio recording of a minor child. Meetings of the City Council are audio and/or video recorded, and, as a result, proceedings in which children are present may be subject to such recording. Parents in order to exercise their rights may either file written consent with the City Clerk to such recording, or take personal action to ensure that their child or children are not present when a recording may be made. If a child is present at the time a recording is made, the City will assume that the rights afforded parents pursuant to A.R.S. §1-602. A.9 have been waived."

AGENDA - A copy of the agenda will be available at the office of the City Clerk at 425 Tenth Street, Douglas, Arizona at least twenty-four hours in advance of the meeting.

CONSENT AGENDA - ORDER, DEFERRAL AND ACCELERATION OF AGENDA ITEMS, MAY OCCUR, ALONG WITH VOTE WITHOUT DISCUSSION: Information concerning the consent items has been forwarded to each Council Member prior to this meeting for study and is on file at the City Clerk's Office in City Hall. Unless some other member of the audience or Council Member has a question concerning an item and asks that it be withdrawn from the consent list, the items OCCUR, ALONG WITH VOTE WITHOUT DISCUSSION: are approved at one time by the City Council. The action taken by the Council in approving consent items is set forth in the explanation of the individual items.

CALL TO THE PUBLIC - Members of the public are encouraged to view the meeting in real time by viewing the meeting via the live stream broadcast and participating via telephone per the instructions provided.

MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC can submit their questions for the Call to the Public section by email to alma.andrade@douglasaz.gov by Tuesday, JANUARY 11, 2022, by 5:00 p.m. in order to be read during meeting.

If a Call to the Public has been sent to the City Clerk, please call at (520) 417-7405 at 6:00 p.m. and wait to be called upon to participate. Action taken as a result of public comment will be limited to directing staff to study the matter or rescheduling the matter for further consideration and decision at a later date.

PUBLIC NOTICE - Live Stream and Audio/Video recording may be in progress during all public portions of Council meetings held in these Chambers. If you are in Council Chambers during the Council meeting you are consenting to be recorded and live-streamed.

Dated this 7th day of January, 2022.

AGENDA

1.CALL TO ORDER.

2.PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE.

3.INVOCATION.

4.ROLL CALL.

5.PRESENTATION of AWARDS.

  1. A.Gingerbread House Contest Winners:

    3rd Place: Carlos Benavente.

    2nd Place: Mia and Noah Villalobos.

    1st Place: Manuel Cruz and Alex Chavez.

  2. B.Douglas Business Network Best Christmas Decorated House 2021 Winners:

    3rd Place: Alexis Rosario (Rosario Family).

    2nd Place: Julie Johnson Flores & Carmen Johnson Flores.

    1st Place: Donna Henderson (Henderson Family).

    Community Members Choice:

    Jeremy & Denise Godoy (Godoy Family).

6.PERSONS WISHING TO ADDRESS THE COUNCIL IN WRITING OR VERBALLY ON ANY ITEM NOT ON THE AGENDA.

7.DISCUSSION/DECISION on APPROVAL of CONSENT AGENDA ITEMS:

  1. A.Expenditures for the month of DECEMBER 2021, totaling $3,809,203.43.

  2. B.Meeting Minutes for DECEMBER 1, and DECEMBER 8, 2021.

  3. C.Legacy Foundation Innovation Grant Acceptance for the Airport Park Walking Path Lighting.

8.DISCUSSION/DECISION on APPROVALS.

  1. A.RESOLUTION NO. 22-1483, a Resolution of the Mayor and Council of the City of Douglas, Cochise County, Arizona, AUTHORIZING the Execution of the INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT between the CITY of DOUGLAS and COCHISE COUNTY to provide certain ELECTION SUPPLIES and SERVICES for the CITY of DOUGLAS PRIMARY and GENERAL ELECTIONS scheduled for MARCH 8, 2022, AND MAY 17, 2022, respectively.

  2. B.RESOLUTION NO. 22-1484, a Resolution of the Mayor and Council of the City of Douglas, Cochise County, Arizona, AUTHORIZING the Execution of a LEASE between the CITY of DOUGLAS and A&P SOUTHWEST LLC for 42,000 SQ. Feet of VACANT LAND at JOE CAUSEY PARK within Parcel #410-14-001K2 for purposes of providing employee parking for construction contractor operations; establishing severability of components of Resolution; and establishing an effective date thereof.

9.DISCUSSION/DECISION to call for and CONDUCT an EXECUTIVE SESSION under the authority of A.R.S. §38-431.03 (A3), (A4), and (A7) to consider its position, instruct its representative and obtain legal advice regarding the negotiations of City owned properties such as: North of 11th Street, West of Pan American Avenue with parcel number 409-06-020T; 15th Street and Van Buren with parcel number 410-32-121; 1st Street and F Avenue with parcel number 409-13-190; and Golf Course, RV Park and La Perilla Apartments with parcel numbers 410-08-001, 410-08-002, 410-08-003 and 410-09-004.

  1. A.UPDATE with possible DIRECTION on the following city properties: North of 11th Street, West of Pan American Avenue with parcel number 409-06-020T; 15th Street and Van Buren with parcel number 410-32-121; 1st Street and F Avenue with parcel number 409-13-190; and Golf Course, RV Park and La Perilla Apartments with parcel numbers 410-08-001, 410-08-002, 410-08-003 and 410-09-004.

10.CITY MANAGER REPORTS.

11.INFORMATIONAL ITEMS AND REPORTS FROM COUNCIL AND FUTURE AGENDA ITEM REQUESTS.

12.ADJOURNMENT.

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