Link to Agenda Here


August 5, 2021
6:00 PM

The Mission of the City of Coalinga is to provide for the preservation of the community character by delivering quality,  responsive City services, in an efficient  and cost-effective   manner,  and to develop, encourage,  and promote a diversified economic base in order to ensure the future financial stability of the City for its citizens.

Notice is hereby given that the City Council will hold a Regular Meeting, on August 5, 2021 in the City Council Chambers, 155 West Durian Avenue, Coalinga, CA. Persons with disabilities who may need assistance should contact the City Clerk at least 24 hours prior to the meeting at 935-1533 x113. Anyone interested in translation services should contact the City Clerk at least 24 hours prior to the meeting at 935-1533 x113. The Meeting will begin at 6:00 p.m. and the Agenda will be as follows:


1.   Pledge of Allegiance

2.   Changes to the Agenda

3.   Council's Approval of Agenda


1.Presentation of the Let Freedom Ring Celebration Video

2.Presentation of Fresno County Rental Assistance Program by Leonardo Magdaleno of Westside Family Preservation Services

3.Introduction of Koz Real Estate and Altoma Real Estate Advisors, Inc

4.Presentation of the ClearGov Transparency Module

5.Presentation of Standards of Cover Overview and Recommendations


This section of the agenda allows members of the public to address the City Council on any item within the jurisdiction of the Council. Members of the public, when recognized by the Mayor, should come forward to the lectern, identify themselves and use the microphone. Comments are normally limited to three (3) minutes. In accordance with State Open Meeting Laws, no action will be taken by the City Council this evening and all items will be referred to staff for follow up and a report.



1.Approve MINUTES - July 1, 2021

2.Check Register: 06/01/2021 - 06/30/2021

3.Authorize City Manager to Enter into a Multi-year Contract with ClearGov Inc. for Budget and Transparency Software

4.Approve the Proposal Received from Enterprise for the Fleet Management Program and Authorize the City Manager to execute the related Agreements

5.Adoption of Resolution No. 4039 Regarding Certifications and Claims for Collection of Measure “C” Funds for Fiscal Year 2021-2022 and Authorization for the Financial Services Director to Sign the Local Transportation Pass Through Revenue Certifications and Claim Forms

6.Adopt Resolution No. 4041 Ad Valorem FY 2021-2022 Property Tax Assessment for Public Safety Employees of the City of Coalinga

7.Adopt Resolution No. 4042 Placing a Moratorium on Swimming Pool, Spa, Hot Tub, Decorative Fountains or Water Features Effective Immediately and Until the City Proclaims the Water Conservation Emergeny to be Over

8.Information regarding Requiring Businesses to Pay Transient Occupancy Tax for Residing Occupants Within City Limits

9.Receive Report and Approve a Regulatory Permit To Green Heaven Farms, Inc. For A Commercial Cannabis Indoor Cultivation, Manufacturing and Distribution Microbusiness

10.Consideration of Bid Award for Paving of Various Dirt Alleys

11.Authorize Assistant City Manager to Amend the Contract with Tanko Lighting to Proceed with Street Light Audit and Acquisition

12.Approve the Funding and Utilization of Tyler Enterprise Asset Management (EAM), an Asset Management Program

13.Authorize City Manager to Negotiate a Revised Contract for Animal Control Services with Gimme Love

14.Council Advisement of the Replacement of an AC Unit at the Police Department

15.Authorize City Manager to Draft and Implement a Police Recruit Job Description and Pay Scale Pursuant to the Police Recruit Program

16.Accept the Homeland Security Grant for Fiscal Year 2021-2022

17.Declare Old Police Bodyworn Cameras and Digital Patrol Cameras as Surplus and Authorize Disposal

18.Approve Agreement for Policy Manual Services from Lexipol, LLC

19.Police Department's Second Quarter Report 2021


1.Council Direction Regarding a Voting Delegate and Up to Two (2) Alternate Voting Delegates for the Annual Business Meeting at the League of California Cities 2021 Annual Conference in Sacramento, California

Marissa Trejo, City Manager

2.Introduce and Waive First Reading of Ordinance No. 848 Amending Section 6-1.26 Relating to Vicious Dogs

Darren Blevins, Chief of Police

3.Council Direction and Potential Action Related to Commercial Cannabis Outdoor/Indoor/Nursery Cultivation Tax Rates and Structure

Sean Brewer, Assistant City Manager

4.Discussion, Direction and Potential Action regarding Posing to the Voters the Question of Whether the Mayor's Position should be Elected At-Large and Placing the Item on the November 2022 Election Ballot

Marissa Trejo, City Manager

5.Discussion, Direction and Potential Action on Water Conservation Update

Sean Brewer, Assistant City Manager

6.Discussion, Direction and Potential Action regarding Cutting Off the Water Supply to Pleasant Valley State Prison and Coalinga State Hospital

Marissa Trejo, City Manager


1.   City Manager's Announcements

2.   Councilmembers' Announcements/Reports

3.   Mayor's Announcements



1.CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORS – Government Code 54957.6. CITY NEGOTIATORS: City Manager, Marissa Trejo; City Attorney, Mario Zamora. EMPLOYEE (ORGANIZATION): Coalinga Police Officer's Association and General Employees


Closed Session: A "Closed" or "Executive" Session of the City Council, Successor Agency, or Public Finance Authority may be held as required for items as follows: personnel matters; labor negotiations; security matters; providing instructions to real property negotiators; legal counsel regarding pending litigation; and protection of records exempt from public disclosure. Closed session will be held in the Administration Building at 155 W. Durian Avenue and any announcements or discussion will be held at the same location following Closed Session.