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10/07/1982 � � CITY flF APPI� VALI,EY ttRBAN A�'FAI�2� CQP��TTEE M��itTTE� October 7, 1982 PF�SEPTT: t�laria Detersy Jc�hn McKsy (who apnlc��i�ed fc�r beir�..,g 1t3 m3.�ut�s late because th,e usu�3 '� minu.te driQe tc� Gity �a1.1 tac�� �U minutes; he wo�dered wh�.ch'w�y would be cape� f�sr th�e �t�ct€�ber 21 me�ti.�,gjy Fred Metry, I�arre �'ax��d�new committee m�m'ber�, �h��a� �chwart�, P�me1,a �dhlb�r�, C3ty Plann�er Rick Re�.1e�r� Fa13.ce ��f�.��r Jim Bc�yer. ABSENT s �h�rley �c��r3.ng. The meeting �ra� ealled to �arder at 7:3� P.m. by Glaria Det�rs. �O�IC?N, by Ms. �ch,wart�y ,seco�d�d by Mr. T�etr� to appr�v€� the �ept�mber 16x 1�$2 m�.saut�� as_ m�iled. V`C�'1'E: YES, UA3�1dIM4tTS. Comt�i���� P4ember� in�raduced them�el�es and we3comed Mr. T1av� ���erud tc� t�ie- �ap1e Va11ey Urb�n A£fa�.rs Cammittee. �ISCUS,STtJN f�F FAI,SE AI,ARM CA�LLS. �f�3.cer Boyer, 2�r. Kelle�r �.n�nrmed the GQmm�.ttee that a3.�rm ��stems tk�a� ar� direc�tly hec+ked tc� the dispatcher's �fPice eost the ow�.er ��«C�Q per mc��.th far mc,��.�csring plus the +cost c�f inst�llatican. �� 61 knowr�. syster��y 2� ar� hoo�€ed up to the Pc�l�.c� ��partr�en�. 1�r. Br�yer sh�red ir�format�.c�n he had gath�sred re�ardi�a� s��tem� iz� �urrc�u�a�diz�� cammuni,tie�w I,�.keville--system a� ta�ing care r�f fa�.�e �larr�s i.s r�ot well ar�ani�ed; they talk: �r�.�:h persons w�o+se �.3.arm �y�tem� �req�zentlq �d cr�i' {false alar�s�; inter+�s�ed an what Apple Valley adnpts. Eaga.n--reeeive o�r+ar 3 false alar�� per month� wi3:1. v3�si� witY�" homeea�ner e►r pre��.d�n� or awn�r c�� compan�; nc� real re��+rd�s ��re kept. "�urnsvil.Ze--a1�.rm sy��em wk��,th a.s i�L'apprcav+ed �l�ctrani��y hot�kup fee-i� �h.�r�ed� ce��ain typ� df bQ�c and 13:tae are us�d, sp�c3.�ic� a.�e not wr�a.tten au�. '�n La�rosse, Wisconsiny howev�ry t1�ey ume the ba��.c ,��.me sys�e�» as Burr��wi11.�; bt�t the sp�c3.fa:c� are rrar3.tten out i�. a tea�-pa�e €�rda.nance i�.vo3.�r3,n� ala.rm�. P�rticsn.s c��' th�.s c�rd�.nance aould be ad�p�ed. fc�r use by` �.pple V'all�y. �n tr�ck3.�� �larms, 'it i�s harei to determine i� the 'f�ls� �.I.�r� 3�s be�au€��s ti�' hu�an error o� a m�lfunctiona�g �ystem. Ger�erall.�� �.� ar� al�rm-is received at certaiz� time�;, �,t ca� be' determ�:ned as husn�z� �rrc��. In 1981, cr� .35? ���-�e ala�m�, 1,�8 were human errc�r" (which i.s le+�� than �0�),� �� wrere m��.�'urr��i�►z�3.n� ��s�em�x as�d 12� �rere� of ta�knt�t�. reasons �x�o fal.ldw up or invest�.�ati.crn). In 1��'1, si�een busir��s�es had '!0 t3� �ClflT`� �"t��8@ �3118.i`Et'!8. �Fl�` eaca�nple� th�,� ye�r Br��.un,'a ��anc��us� had '� ia ��nuar�y b�t only 2 since then. F�rst �ta�e Ban� st�.rted aut w�.th m��.y: but it ha� cha�ged 3t� alarm ��stem. tJf�a.cer Ba�rer poi�ted c�ut that the� would like �n see th+� arda.nan.ce wr3.tten sa tha� perhaps 6 free �`�].se �la.rms would b� p�rmitt�d ian a calenda�r ye�r or so maay per mo�t� and i.n the fut�re chan�� the ard�.nance to red�,�e the �umber of fre� alarms �13.owed. � meet�ing should be h�1d and a 2e�t�r seat to thcse 61 Awners t�� ala,rm� expl.��.ni,�.g wh�t the Po1,a.ce Dep�rtment hop�� tc� �ccc�mplish. In Sept�mb�ry 3t? alarms were received; this year there have only bes� t�ro tru� alarms ta date. �ffi��r Bc�yer�had ta �.eave the meetin� at ?•55 in orcter tc� a�,��►er �. ca�.l fc�r �. needes� i,nv�st�.��ta+an. . • IIRBA� AFFAIRS Ca��ITTE� MZ2dUTES Octaber ?, �q82 Pa�e � Committee me�bers felt that allo�in� S �a�se alarms �QUId be ��full� len��nt. It was dec�ded the ard3n�nce �h�uld be wratte� a� �traight �arward a� po�sible. 2ncluded in the orainance shnuld be the fQlla�in�. A. Deelara�ion af Pur��se--This �rdinance �s t� prne3de �ervice �ses f�r fals� �l�rms. B. Definiti�n of Fal�e A1arm--False Aiarm means a si�nal frmm an alarm s�st�m �ithin a s�ru�ture� telephane call �r other c�ntact �ith Police Qf Fir� �epartment resultin� in response by the d�p��tment �hen a� emer�en�� �ituat�on daes nat exist. C. Fee Stru��ure--The ���� of fa1�e aZarms �hall be� 1-4 w3.11 be free ;� �ehar�e of $24.�Cf. 6 a�.d thereaftery �S�.Ufl per fal�� alarm. A 3C) day graae periQd will be allo�ed �'mr a r�ew sy�tem« After the third false �larm, a 1���er wi1.l be �ent by the . PaI.3:c�a Chief to rem3.nd �h� c�vm�r that ��ter al�rr� number 4, a charge wi.l1 be made. No fe�e �.s imposed when the Pc�li�e �epar�m�nt 3.s nbtif3.ed diree� by person c�f any s3tu�tic�ss. (Mr. K�lley w�.11 chec� to see if the �ervic� fee cc�uld be included as a p4rt�.�n af th� ut�.li�y bi11.} Mr. Ifel2e�r a3.11 have a draft c�rd.inanc�e prepar�d fcr the �c�aber 21 meet��.�. NSQTIaN'�: by M�. �ahlb�rg�, secanded by Mr. Metry �o ad�our�. the meet3.n�. The m�eti�,� ad,�ourned at 8;�1 p.m.