Day: June 28, 2016

Agenda for Keizer City Council

CITY OF KEIZER MISSION STATEMENT KEEP CITY GOVERNMENT COSTS AND SERVICES TO A MINIMUM BY PROVIDING CITY SERVICES TO THE COMMUNITY IN A COORDINATED, EFFICIENT, AND LEAST COST FASHION AGENDA KEIZER CITY COUNCIL REGULAR SESSION Tuesday, July 5, 2016 7:00 p.m. Robert L. Simon Council Chambers Keizer, Oregon 1. CALL TO ORDER 2. ROLL CALL 3. FLAG SALUTE 4. SPECIAL ORDERS OF BUSINESS 5. COMMITTEE REPORTS 6. PUBLIC TESTIMONY This time is provided for citizens to address the Council on any matters other than those on the agenda scheduled for public hearing. 7. PUBLIC HEARINGS 8. ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION a. RESOLUTION – Declaring a Vacancy for City Council Position Number One b. Municipal Judge Report – Councilor Check In c. RESOLUTION – Amending Fees Relating to Municipal Court Fees; Amending R2015-2570 9. CONSENT CALENDAR a. RESOLUTION – Authorizing the City Manager to Purchase Three 2017 Ford K8A AWD Police Interceptor Vehicles for Police Department b. Approval of June 20, 2016 Regular Session Minutes 10.COUNCIL LIAISON REPORTS 11.OTHER BUSINESS This time is provided to allow the Mayor, City Council members, or staff an opportunity to bring new or old matters before the Council that are not on tonight’s agenda. 12.WRITTEN COMMUNICATIONS To inform the Council of significant written communications. 13.AGENDA INPUT July 11, 2016 5:45 p.m. – City Council Work Session • Canceled July 18, 2016 7:00 p.m. – City Council...

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Skate park repairs falter

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes A group once interested in refurbishing the surfaces of Keizer’s Carlton Skate Park has pulled out of the project. Keizerite Joe Bazan and owners of Lincoln City-based Dreamland Skateparks presented a proposal to the Keizer Parks and Recreation Advisory Board in November 2014 and requested $12,000 in matching funds to cover the costs of resurfacing the park and enhancing its offerings. Bazan returned in February 2015 with a revised proposal asking for $5,000, which was unanimously approved by the board. At a meeting of the parks board Tuesday, June 14, Robert Johnson, Keizer parks manager, informed the members of the parks board that plans had fallen through. “The individual interested in resurfacing Carlson Skate Park is no longer interested. It puts $5,000 back in the matching grant pot for someone else to take the lead, or for other projects that surface in the coming year,” Johnson said. Carlson Skate Park opened in July 1999, but has since fallen into disrepair. Cracks and worn surfaces have meant that regular skateboarders and BMX bikers gather at the park and then spend a good deal of their riding time in the parking lot rather than on the ramps and bowls of the skate park. At the time of the 2015 proposal, Bazan hoped to revamp much of the park at a total cost of approximately...

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