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Huntington Beach Happenings

by: Chris MacDonald
Posted: May 21, 2018

HUNTINGTON BEACH...A very Happy Birthday to the following people. They are: Huntington Beach Realty Realtor Kim Bolen-Myszka, Huntington Beach Compass Realty Realtor Jody Clegg, Huntington Beach Resident Diana Brinkley, Huntington Beach Yoga Instructor Gina Sickels, Former Huntington Beach Mayor Keith Bohr, Calvary Chapel of The Harbour Anchored 247 Singer Tami Nelson, New Mexico Resident Ben Frederiksen, Buena Park City Council Member Beth Swift and Huntington Beach Waterfront Hilton Resort Marketing Person Scott O'Hanlon.


Huntington Beach Police Department Chief Robert Handy's Executive Assistant Ingrid Ono Said: Last week marked National Police Week. Established by a joint resolution of Congress in 1962, National Police Week pays special recognition to those law enforcement officers who have lost their lives in the line of duty for the safety and protection of others. The HBPD would like to thank Oka Elementary School and all the other residents and businesses here in Huntington Beach who shared their good wishes and appreciation with our department as we remembered officers across the nation.


The Huntington Beach Public Works Department Director Travis Hopkins Assistant Kirsty Wapner Said: Just a reminder: Huntington Beach Public Works Open House Downtown at Surf City Nights Tuesday, May 22 from 5:00 – 9:00 PM
Celebrating National Public Works Week
May 21-25, 2018
Free Family Fun – Exhibits, games, giveaways, equipment displays, Surf City tapping contest


From Huntington Beach City Councilman Patrick Brenden: a rundown of agenda items scheduled for the upcoming May 21st City Council meeting:

STUDY SESSION: The Public Works Department will be presenting the FY 2018/19 proposed Capital Improvement Program (CIP). The CIP identifies major public improvements to the city’s infrastructure over the next five years and includes new projects and upgrades to existing facilities of $50,000 or more. Funding will be authorized for the first year of the program upon adoption of the Fiscal Year 2018/19 budget. Future years include planned programs and are described more generally. The CIP is a comprehensive document that includes projects with unexpended funds from the previous year.

1. Council will receive and file the City Clerk's Quarterly listing of Contracts for 2018 Q1.

2. Council will receive and file the monthly update to the City's Strategic Plan.

3. Could will consider for approval appointments and reappointments to the HB Youth Board with terms to expire June 2019.

4. Council will consider approval of the West Orange County Water Board (WOCWB) proposed budget for FY 2018/19, with the City of HB amount at $448,475.

5. Council will consider approving adopting formal positions of opposition or support on a number of bills being considered in the California State Assembly.

6. Council will consider approving adopting formal positions of opposition or support on a number of bills being considered in the California State Assembly.

7. Council will consider approval of a construction contract with RJ Noble Company in the amount of $22,882,850.50 for the Heil Avenue Rehabilitation and Indianapolis Rehabilitation projects.

8.Council will consider adoption of Resolution 2018-23 authorizing an Application for Funds for the Environmental Cleanup, Tier 1 Grant Program under the Orange County Transportation Authority Measure M2 Environmental Cleanup Program.

9. Council will consider adoption of Resolution No. 2018-25 designating the CFO, the City Treasurer, the Finance Manager/Deputy City Treasurer, and the Finance Manager/Accounting Services as persons authorized to execute financial transactions in the name of the City of Huntington Beach.

10. Council will consider adoption of Resolution No. 2018-26 authorizing the City to levy the annual retirement property tax for FY 2018/19 to pay for Pre-1978 Employee Retirement Benefit Levels.

11. Council will consider approving the Annual Report and Fiscal Year 2018/19 Huntington Beach Downtown Business Improvement District (DTBID) Budget; and adoption of Resolution 2018-33 declaring the City's intention to levy an annual assessment for FY 2018/19 within the HB DTBID; and schedule a Public Hearing for June 18, 2018.

12-20. Council will consider several Professional Services Contracts.

21. Council will consider adopting Ordinance No. 4156 approving Zoning Text Amendment No. 18-001 amending Section 213.06 of the HBZSO (Ancillary Alcohol Sales in OS-PR Zoning District).

22. Council will consider approval of several entitlement actions related to the Windward Residential and Open Space project.

23. Council will consider adoption of Resolutions establishing the Consolidated Copmrehensive Citywide Master Fee and Charges Schedule (Supplemental Fee Resolution No. 5).

24. Council will consider adoption of Resolution No. 2018-34 to adopt the City's FY 2018/19 budget.

25. Council will consider adoption of MOU with the Surf City Lifeguard Employees' Association (SCLEA) for January 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019.


Huntington Beach Planning Commissioner Michael Grant Said:  At the next regularly scheduled meeting of the Huntington Beach planning commission on May 22, 2018 the evening will begin at 5:30 with a study session review of the autumn care assisted living project located on the corner of Garfield and Brookhurst. 

The 7 PM portion of the meeting the commission will review two items. 

B-1.The commission will consider conditional use permit for Jimboys Tacos.  The applicant is requesting to offer beer and wine as a supplement to the dining experience. This request includes a 182 ft. outdoor dining area. 

B-2.  The commission will consider consolidating town lots into one lot or condominium purposes. This project will consist of 29 Condos along with a 10,495 ft.² commercial component on the ground floor. This project also contains a two level subterranean parking structure.

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