AMENDED 08.05.17 (Item 3A       Added)

City Council Meeting

 

Special Executive Session Agenda

 

Tuesday, August 8, 2017, 1:00 PM

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.              Call to Enter into Executive Session

3.              Executive Session

A.              Legal Matters

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

1.              Downtown Street Project

2.              Potential Property Donation

3.              Mountain Artist Guild claim for damages/Alarcon Street Project

4.              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:

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

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

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

(4)    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));

(5)    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));

(6)    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);

(7)    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)).

 

 

THE CITY OF PRESCOTT ENDEAVORS TO MAKE ALL PUBLIC MEETINGS ACCESSIBLE TO PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES. With 48 hours advanced notice, special assistance can be provided for sight and/or hearing-impaired persons at this meeting. Reasonable accommodations will be made upon request for persons with disabilities or non-English speaking residents. Please call the City Clerk (928) 777-1272 to request an accommodation to participate in this public meeting. Prescott TDD number is (928) 445-6811. Additionally, free public relay service is available from Arizona Relay Service at 1-800-367-8939 and more information at www.azrelay.org

 

 

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).