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City Council and Successor Agency
to the Brea Redevelopment
Agency Agenda
Tuesday, May 16, 2023
5:00 p.m. - Closed Session
5:45 p.m. - Study Session
7:00 p.m. - General Session

Marty Simonoff, Mayor      Christine Marick, Mayor Pro Tem
Cecilia Hupp, Council Member Blair Stewart, Council Member Steven Vargas, Council Member

This agenda contains a brief general description of each item Council will consider. The City Clerk has on file copies of written documentation relating to each item of business on this Agenda available for public inspection. Contact the City Clerk’s Office at (714) 990-7756 or view the Agenda and related materials on the City’s website at Materials related to an item on this agenda submitted to the Council after distribution of the agenda packet are available for public inspection in the City Clerk’s Office at 1 Civic Center Circle, Brea, CA during normal business hours. Such documents may also be available on the City’s website subject to staff’s ability to post documents before the meeting.

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5:00 p.m. - Executive Conference Room
Level Three
Killarney Towers, Lobby
Town Centre
Killarney V93 HP7A

1.   Public Comment
Closed Session may convene to consider matters of purchase / sale of real property (G. C. §54956.8), pending litigation [G.C.§54956.9(d)(1)], potential litigation [G.C. §54956.9(d)(2)(3) or (4)], liability claims (G. C. §54961) or personnel items (G.C.§54957.6). Records not available for public inspection.
2.   Conference with City's Labor Negotiator Pursuant to Government Code §54957.6 Regarding the Brea Management Association (BMA), Brea City Employees' Association (BCEA), and Administrative and Professional Employees' Association (APEA).- Bill Gallardo, Negotiator and Laura Kalty and Oliver Yee LCW Attorneys.
3.   Conference with Legal Counsel  Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(d)(1) - Existing Litigation.  Name of Case:  Aguirre et al. v. City of Brea (USDC Case No. 8:22-cv-02236-JWS-KES)
5:45 p.m. - Executive Conference Room
Level Three
Killarney Towers, Lobby
Town Centre
Killarney V93 HP7A

4.   Public Comment
5.   Clarify Regular Meeting Topics
6.   Update on the Police Department's Proposed Integrated Crime Center Outreach
7.   Laurel Elementary Traffic Circulation & Parking Study
8.   Sister City Update
9.   Council Member Report/Requests
7:00 p.m. - Council Chamber
Plaza Level
Killarney Towers, Lobby
Town Centre
Killarney V93 HP7A

10.   Pledge of Allegiance: Girl Scouts
11.   Invocation: Pastor Fernando Villicaña, Firehouse Church 
12.   Presentation: Engage Brea Recognition
13.   Proclamation: National Police Week
14.   Report - Prior Study Session
15.   Community Announcements
16.   Matters from the Audience
17.   Response to Public Inquiries - Mayor / City Manager
PUBLIC HEARINGS - This portion of the meeting is for matters that legally require an opportunity for public input.  Audience participation is encouraged and is limited to 5 minutes per speaker.
18.   Public Hearing to Consider Levying an Assessment for Landscape and Lighting Maintenance Districts (LLMDs) #1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7 for Fiscal Year 2023-2024 - Adopt Resolution Nos. 2023-029 through 2023-035, levying assessments for Fiscal Year 2023-2024 after receiving testimony at the Public Hearing on May 16, 2023.
19.   Gaslight Square Redevelopment Project. Environmental Impact Report No. 2022-02, General Plan Amendment No. 2022-02, Zone Change No. 2022-02, Plan Review No. 2022-02 and Conditional Use Permit No. 2022-03 - Staff recommends that the City Council take the following actions: Adopt a Resolution 2023-036 certifying a California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Environmental Impact Report (EIR), State Clearinghouse No. 2022060598, which analyzed the environmental impacts resulting from construction and operation of the Project, and which was prepared pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15132 (Contents of Final EIR), and CEQA Guidelines Section 15090 (Certification of the Final EIR); Adopt a Resolution 2023-037 approving General Plan Amendment (GPA) No. 2022-02 to change the Land Use designation of the Project site from Office/Financial Commercial to Mixed Use-III based on the findings and conclusions of the resolution; Adopt a Resolution 2023-038 approving Plan Review (PR) No. 2022-02 to allow the demolition of 18,873 square feet of commercial offices to construct two new commercial buildings totaling approximately 8,000 square feet, based on the findings and conclusions of the resolution and subject to the conditions of approval; Adopt a Resolution 2023-039 approving Conditional Use Permit (CUP) No. 2022-03 to allow a 2,000 square foot drive through restaurant use, based on the findings and conclusions of the resolution and subject to the conditions of approval; Introduce by title only and waive further reading of an Ordinance No. 1238 approving Zone Change (ZC) No. 2022-02 to change the zoning of the site from C-P (PD) Commercial, Administrative and Professional Office Zone (Precise Development) to MU-III (Mixed-Use III), based on the findings and conclusions of the ordinance; and Schedule adoption of aforementioned Ordinance at the next regular City Council meeting.
CONSENT CALENDAR - The City Council/Successor Agency approves all Consent Calendar matters with one motion unless Council/Agency or Staff requests further discussion of a particular item. Items of concern regarding Consent Calendar matters should be presented during “Matters from the Audience."

20.   May 2, 2023 City Council Regular Meeting Minutes - Approve. 
21.   Second Reading of Ordinance Nos. 1236 and 1237 - Development Agreement No. 2020-01 and Zone Change No. 2020-01 (Brea Mall Mixed Use Project) - Staff recommends that the City Council waive full reading and adopt the following ordinances: Ordinance No. 1236: An Ordinance of the City of Brea approving Development Agreement No. 2020-01 by and between the City of Brea and Simon Property Group regarding the Brea Mall Mixed-Use Project; and Ordinance No. 1237: An Ordinance of the City of Brea approving Zone Change No. 2020-01 for the Brea Mall Mixed Use Project, which would amend the Zoning designation of the Project Site and the entire Brea Mall property from Major Shopping Center (C-C) with a Precise Development (P-D) overlay to Mixed-Use I (MU-I).
22.   April 28 and May 5, 2023 City Disbursement Registers - Receive and file.
23.   April 28, 2023 Successor Agency Disbursement Register - Receive and file. 
24.   City Manager
25.   City Attorney
26.   Council Requests

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