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ARCADIA CITY COUNCIL <br /> REGULAR MEETING MINUTES <br /> TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2015 <br /> CALL TO ORDER — Mayor Kovacic called the meeting to order at 5:30 p.m. <br /> ROLL CALL OF CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS <br /> PRESENT: Council Member Beck, Chandler, Tay, Wuo, and Kovacic <br /> ABSENT: None <br /> PUBLIC COMMENTS — No one appeared. <br /> CLOSED SESSION <br /> a. Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(d)(1) to confer with legal counsel <br /> regarding the matter of Save the Arcadia Highlands v. City of Arcadia, City Council of <br /> the City of Arcadia, and Does 1 through 10; and Robert Tong, Bowden Development, <br /> Inc., 29 East Orange Grove Avenue, LLC, and Does 11 through 25; Los Angeles <br /> Superior Court (Central District — Stanley Mosk Courthouse); Court Case No. <br /> BS 154327. <br /> No reportable action was taken on the Closed Session item. <br /> STUDY SESSION <br /> a. Report, discussion and direction regarding policies on the use of artificial turf as <br /> landscaping. (Continued from August 18, 2015) <br /> Recommended Action: Provide Direction <br /> The City Council heard a report from staff regarding policies on the use of article turf as <br /> landscaping; and after hearing the report from staff, it was the consensus of the City Council <br /> that staff modify the artificial turf policy to allow up to 15% of front yards and street side yards to <br /> be covered by artificial turf if part of a cohesive landscape plan approved by staff. <br /> b. Report, discussion and direction regarding the water and sewer rates study. <br /> Recommended Action: Receive and File <br /> The City Council heard a report from staff regarding the water and sewer rate study; and after <br /> hearing the report from staff, the proposed water and sewer rates will be brought back to the <br /> City Council for a public hearing. <br /> The Closed Session and Study Session adjourned at 6:46 p.m. <br /> View full version of this City Council meeting <br /> 1 09-15-2015 <br />