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Live Update of the Prescott City Council, March 24, 2020

24 March 2020  

The Council meeting is online today due to the Coronavirus. 


 Agenda  Agenda Packet 




Pastor Raj Ahuja with Calvary Chapel of Prescott


Mayor Mengarelli


A. Roll Call


A. Update from Staff - 2020 Census

It equals to about $3000 for every person that is counted from the Federal government. 

If you send it in, nobody will come knocking on your door! It is very important that everyone responds!


A. National Vietnam War Veterans Day - March 29

Sherm Scott came to accept the honor.


A. Discussion Regarding Updates Pertaining to COVID-19.

Council Memo Printout

We don't have a copy of the information that Tyler is discussing. We'll see what we can do to get it.

Planning to train up a city employee to help small business owners work through SBA loans.

The City is willing to work on a case-by-case basis to help with utility bills, etc. 

Call the offices if you need more information.

Arizona Enrichment program - child care for Essential Service students. 

Restrooms and playgrounds are closed, although parks are open.

If using the parks and or the trails, come prepared. Bring water, and use facilities before coming. 

"We had to do this, because people won't act like adults," City Manager Michael Lamar stated. He listed things that people had been doing, such as stealing soap containers and toilet papers, smearing feces on the walls, etc.. 

They are bringing in porta-potties for many locations, according to Joe Baynes, Director of Parks & Rec.

Councilman Phil Goode suggested that the City ease up on sign ordinances and other redtape that may make it harder to do business. 

A multi-agency county-wide group has been formed to work together. 

City page of info:

B. Legislative Update.

Council Memo Printout

 The legislature is on a 3 week break.

C. Approval of Minutes for the March 10, 2020 Special Meeting/Executive Session and the March 10, 2020 Voting Meeting.

Council Memo Printout

a. March 10, 2020 Special Meeting/E-Session 

b. March 10, 2020 Voting Meeting

We got a little out of order here, but this passed.  

D. Approval of Acceptance of a Donation from the Harold James Foundation for the PUrchase of a CBE40 Pro Hybrid Screen and Projection Equipment for Free Family Movie Nights at Ken Lindley Park, in the Amount of $28,846.25 Plus Applicable Taxes.

Council Memo Printout

Family friendly and free movies.  

a. Invoice - Open Air Cinema LLC

Passes unanimously.  

E. Approval of City Contract No. 2020-173 with CentralSquare Technologies in an Amount not to Exceed $125,727.70 for TriTech Inform RMS Software Implementation using Monterrey County, California, Contract No. A-13000 Pricing. Funding Will be Split Between the Prescott Police Department, Prescott Valley Police Department and Yavapai College.

Council Memo Printout

Councilman Goode asks for the division of the costs by Prescott, Prescott Valley and Yavapai College.

Approximately 40:40:20

Passes unanimously  

F. Adoption of Resolution No. 2020-1738, Approving City Contract No. 2020-171, for a Development Agreement with Chamberlain Development for the Realignment and Widening of Willow Creek Road.

 Council Memo Printout

a. Resolution No. 2020-1738 (Chamberlain Development DA)

b. Willow Creek Road Development Agreement

 The curve will be changed - widened, directions divided. 


Blair asks about right-in-right-out anticipated problems. Asks if a signal would be better? The answer is that it would be too close to the curve, but there are options to help. 

Goode asks what traffic can be handled with the buildout.

Goode asks what "limited quality housing" is. Nobody else seems to know, either. Matt Podracke said it is unnecessary, so they will delete the phrase. 

Rusing asks how many rooftops this project will have? The information will be in the next item.

This is only in relationship to the road.

Item passes with amendment (removing "limited quality housing"). 7-0


G. Approval of Final Plat (FNP20-003) for Phase 5 of Antelope Crossings P.A.D., a 255 Lot Single-Family Planned Area Development (PAD) [Zoning is SPC]

Rusing asks how many new rooftops: 250.

She asks if services will be included with this development. 

A: The master plan has a great deal of flexibility. 

Council Memo Printout

a. FNP20-003 Antelope Crossings Phase 5 Final Plat

b. Antelope Crossings Amended Preliminary Plat

Motion passes unanimously. 

H. Approval of City Contract No. 2020-165 to Fann Contracting, Inc. for the Corsair Avenue Extension Project, in the Amount of $3,087,738.00; Approval of City Contract No. 2019-118A3, an Amendment to City Contract No. 2019-118 with Lyon Engineering & Surveying, Inc. for Post Design Services in the Amount of $178,482.00; and approval of night work. Funding is available in the Streets, Water and Wastewater Funds. 

Council Memo Printout

a. Corsair Vicinity Map

b. 02 CIP16-007 Corsair Post Design Scope_Fee March-5_2020

 Will have a "very good radiused curve".

Paved roads, curb & gutter.

They also received an economic strength grant for $500K, which is helping to fund the project.

 Passes unanimously.

I. Approval of City Contract No. 2020-172 with Capital Improvements, LLC, for the Cliff Rose Subdivision Water Main Replacement Project in the Amount of $817,885.00. Funding is Available in the Water Fund.

 Council Memo Printout

a. Cliff Rose Water Main Replacement Vicinity Map

 Rusing asks how many times a water main has to break before being considered for replacement?

 Note, PVC pipe is being rejected in certain rocky areas of the City.

Motion passes unanimously.


Quote: "Leadership to means duty, honor country. It means character and it means listening from time to time." George W. Bush 


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