ACTION REPORT
June 8, 2021
FROM: Department of Management Services
SUBJECT: Capital Improvement Program Budget for Fiscal Years 2021/2022-2027/2028
 
 
RECOMMENDATION:

1.   Determine that the project is categorically exempt pursuant to Sections No. 15378 (Project), 15061b.3 (Review of Exemption), 15304 (Minor Alterations to Land), and 15305 (Minor Alterations in Land Use Limitations) of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), and Section No. 3.22 of the Local 2019 Guidelines for Implementing CEQA, and direct staff to file a Notice of Exemption.

 

2.  Adopt Resolution No. 2021-____, of the City Council of the City of Fontana, California, adopting the Fiscal Years 2021/2022 through 2027/2028 Capital Improvement Program (CIP).

COUNCIL GOALS:
* To operate in a businesslike manner by ensuring that the public debate is based on accurate information.
* To practice sound fiscal management by emphasizing capital formation.
* To practice sound fiscal management by living within our means while investing in the future.
* To invest in the city's infrastructure (streets, sewers, parks, etc.) by maintaining and improving the city's existing infrastructure.
* To invest in the city's infrastructure (streets, sewers, parks, etc.) by providing for the development of new infrastructure.
* To invest in the city's infrastructure (streets, sewers, parks, etc.) by improving the aesthetics of the community.
* To invest in the city's infrastructure (streets, sewers, parks, etc.) by focusing on relief of traffic congestion.
DISCUSSION:

California Gov. Code Section 66002(b) states, “The Capital Improvement Plan shall be adopted by, and shall be annually adopted by, a resolution of the governing body of the local agency at a noticed public hearing.”

A meeting and hearing with the Planning Commission was held on May 18, 2021, to review the CIP for General Plan consistency. During the meeting, the Planning Commission approved a motion “finding that the information and proposed projects identified in the Fiscal Years 2021/2022 through 2027/2028 Capital Improvement Program are in conformance with the goals and policies of the 2018 General Plan; directing staff to file a Notice of Exemption; and recommending that the City Council adopt the 2021/2022 through 2027/2028 CIP.”

Additionally, discussion with the Parks, Community and Human Services Commission was held May 27, 2021, at their regularly scheduled monthly meeting.

 

A copy of the CIP document is available at the San Bernardino County Lewis Library and copies are available to interested citizens upon request.

 

 

Subsequent to printing the proposed budget documents, the City received sufficient funding to amend the FY 2021/22 budget and CIP to include the following projects:

 

South Fontana Sports Park

Estimated cost of $17.3 million

Currently funded at $10.648 million

Additional funding to be included in the amended FY 2021/22 budget/CIP to fully fund project:

 

  • $4.584 million from Fund #668 CFD #90 Ph One Summit @ Rosena
  • $2.068 million from Fund #602 Capital Improvement Fund

 

South Fontana Dog Park

Estimated cost of $500,000

Currently unfunded 

Funding to be included in the amended FY 2021/22 budget/CIP to fully fund project:

 

  • $500,000 from Fund #602 Capital Improvement Fund

 

 

FISCAL IMPACT:
Funding related to the Fiscal Years 2021/2022 and 2022/2023 Capital Budget has been included in the proposed operating budget. Carryover appropriations will be rolled over into the new fiscal year and are not included in the Capital Budget. Approval of staff recommendation will have a positive effect on long-term economic development activities.
MOTION:
Approve staff recommendation.
SUBMITTED BY: REVIEWED BY:
APPROVED BY:
ATTACHMENTS:
Description: Type:
FY 2021-22 and 2022-23 CIP Resolution Backup Material
Notice of Exemption Backup Material
ITEM: PH-A