Documenter: Ramiro Merino


  • The Council approved the budget amendment for the golf course for the fiscal year 2021. 

  • The Council approved the bid award for Water Treatment Plan Brine Waste Hauler. 

  • The Board thanked the first responders and the city staff for their continuous work with keeping business moving forward. 

Lemoore City Council Board Members

  • Stuart Lyons, Mayor and Council Member for District A

  • Patricia Matthews, Mayor Pro Tem and Council Member for District E

  • Jim Chaney, Council Member for District B

  • Frank Gornick, Council Member for District C

  • David Orth, Council Member for District D

The Scene

The Lemoore City Council meeting was called to order at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 4, 2021 by Mayor Stuart Lyons. The meeting was streamed live virtually through Zoom, where a total of five participants showed up throughout the night. The in-person meeting consisted of all five council members, which included Mayor Stuart Lyons, Mayor Pro Tem and Council Member Patricia Matthews, Council Members Jim Chaney, Frank Gornick and David Orth. City Staff and contract employees also present included City Manager Olson, Assistant City Manager Speer, Police Chief Kendall, City Attorney Lerner, Community Development Director Holwell, and City Clerk Avalos. Due to the global pandemic, physical attendance by the public cannot be accommodated given the current circumstances and the need to ensure the health and safety of the City Council, City staff, and the public as a whole. The Zoom camera was directed towards the Council, where City Council Members were visible. The Council all wore masks for the duration of the meeting.


Closed Session Report

There was no closed session report. 

Public Comment

There was no public comment. 

Ceremonial Presentations

There were no ceremonial presentations. 

Department and City Manager Reports 

There were no Department or City Manager Reports. 

Consent Calendar

The Council unanimously voted to approve the agenda items on the consent calendar. 

  • Approval – Minutes – Regular Meeting – April 20, 2021

  • Approval – Second Reading – Ordinance 2021-03-Approving Zoning Map Amendment No. 2021-02, Changing the Zoning Map from Parks & Recreation to Professional Office for Property Located at the Northeast Corner of 19 ½ Avenue and Cedar Lane, in the City of Lemoore

  • Approval – Approve Budget Amendment for Golf Course for Fiscal Year 2021

  • Approval – Approval of Bid Award – Water Treatment Plan Brine Waste Hauler

  • Approval – Notice of Completion – Tract No. 839 G.J. Gardner

New Business

There was no new business. 

Brief City Council Reports and Request

  • Council Member Orth: He attended the monthly committee meeting. He said that buildings in downtown Hanford were demolished and the renovated project will cost $30 million. 

  • Council Member Gornick: No report. 

  • Council Chaney: Reminded everyone about Mother’s Day this Sunday. 

  • Mayor Pro Tem Matthews: She thanked all first responders, and the city staff employees for doing a great job with keeping things moving. She said there is a Bike Night event this Thursday and that the ceremony museum has an ice cream social coming up. 

  • Mayor Lyons: Thanked the first responders for keeping the community safe. He also thanked the staff for all of their hard work. 


  • The meeting adjourned at 7:50 p.m. 

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