Diamond Bar Council Recap

By Natalie Kim


Diamond Bar – The May 17 Diamond Bar Council meeting began with a presentation to the outgoing Los Angeles County 4th District Supervisor Don Knabe, celebrating years of service to Diamond Bar and Los Angeles County. Following a reception for Knabe, the Council proclaimed May 2016 as Water Awareness Month.

After the public comments, the schedule of future events were read, including the Planning Commission meeting on May 24; the Parks and Recreation Commission meeting on May 26; City wide recognition of Memorial Day on May 30; and the next City Council meeting on  June 7.

The Council approved the following items on the consent calendar: City Council minutes from the meeting of May 3; the Parks and Recreation minutes from the meeting of March 24; ratification of a check register totaling $750,250.23; approval of a second contract amendment with Siemens Industry, Inc. for a one year extension for traffic signal maintenance; and appropriation of Prop A funds to the fiscal year 2015-16 CIP budget; and award the design and construction management services contract to Iteris, Inc for the Traffic Signal Infrastructure Upgrades Project Phase II. The Council agreed to amend the contract with ValleyCrest Landscape Maintenance to a six month extension and alert the company that current maintenance of landscape and parks is subpar.

Following Council reports and comments, the Council adjourned to the next meeting on June 7.