City Council Meeting

 

Special Executive Session Agenda

 

Tuesday, July 11, 2017, 10:00 AM

Lower Level Conference Room, 201 South Cortez Street

Prescott AZ 86303

(928) 777-1100

 

Harry Oberg, Mayor

Jim Lamerson, Mayor Pro Tem                            Billie Orr, Councilwoman

Steve Blair, Councilman                                          Steve Sischka, Councilman

Greg Lazzell, Councilman                                          Jean Wilcox, Councilwoman

                                         

The following Agenda will be considered by the Prescott City Council at its Special Executive Session pursuant to the Prescott City Charter, Article II, Section 13. Notice of the meeting is given pursuant to Arizona Revised Statutes, Section 38-431.02.  One or more members of the Council may be attending the meeting through the use of a technological device

 

1.              CALL TO ORDER

2.              ROLL CALL

3.              Call to Enter into Executive Session

Upon a public majority vote of the members constituting a quorum, the Council may hold an executive session that is not open to the public for the purposes set forth below.  When the executive session ends, Council may adjourn or return to open session.

Recommended Action:  MOVE to recess into executive session.

4.              Executive Session

1.              Discussion or consultation with designated representatives of the city to consider its position and instruct its representatives regarding negotiations for the purchase, sale, or lease of real property. A.R.S. 38-431.03(A)(3), (4) & (7).

-              Sale of City Property on 6th Street

2.              Discussion or consultation for legal advice with the city’s attorneys as to the city’s position regarding contracts that are the subject of negotiations, in pending or contemplated litigation, or in settlement discussions conducted in order to avoid litigation A.R.S. 38-431.03(A)(3) & (4). 

-    SR 89 Road Project 

5.              Adjournment

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION

 

Upon a public majority vote of a quorum of the City Council, the Council may hold an executive session, which will not be open to the public, regarding any item listed on the agenda but only for the following purposes:

 

(I)            Discussion or consideration of personnel matters (A.R.S. §38-431.03(A)(1));

(II)          Discussion or consideration of records exempt by law (A.R.S. §38-431.03(A)(2));

(III)        Discussion or consultation for legal advice with the city’s attorneys (A.R.S. §38-431.03(A)(3));

(IV)       Discussion or consultation with the city’s attorneys regarding the city’s position regarding contracts that are the subject of negotiations, in pending or contemplated litigation, or in settlement discussions conducted in order to avoid litigation (A.R.S. §38-431.03(A)(4));

(V)         Discussion or consultation with designated representatives of the city to consider its position and instruct its representatives regarding negotiations with employee organizations  (A.R.S. §38-431.03(A)(5));

(VI)       Discussion, consultation or consideration for negotiations by the city or its designated representatives with members of a tribal council, or its designated representatives, of an Indian reservation located within or adjacent to the city  (A.R.S. §38-431.03(A)(6);

(VII)      Discussion or consultation with designated representatives of the city to consider its position and instruct its representatives regarding negotiations for the purchase, sale or lease of real property (A.R.S. §38-431.03(A)(7)).

 

 

 

Confidentiality

 

Arizona statute precludes any person receiving executive session information from disclosing that information except as allowed by law. A.R.S. §38-431.03(F). Each violation of this statute is subject to a civil penalty not to exceed $500, plus court costs and attorneys’ fees. This penalty is assessed against the person who violates this statute or who knowingly aids, agrees to aid or attempts to aid another person in violating this article. The city is precluded from expending any public monies to employ or retain legal counsel to provide legal services or representation to the public body or any of its officers in any legal action commenced for violation of the statute unless City Council takes a legal action at a properly noticed open meeting to approve of such expenditures prior to incurring any such obligation or indebtedness. A.R.S. §38-431.07(A)(B).

 

 

CERTIFICATION OF POSTING OF NOTICE

The undersigned hereby certifies that a copy of the foregoing notice was duly posted at Prescott City Hall on

_______________at _______________m. in accordance with the statement filed by the Prescott City Council with the City Clerk.

 

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Dana R. DeLong, CMC, City Clerk