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AMADOR CITY
AGENDA OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL
THURSDAY April 17, 2014, 7:00 P.M.

Discussion and possible action on all items
1. CALL TO ORDER
2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
3. ROLL CALL, APPROVAL OF AGENDA
4. CONSENT AGENDA:
Minutes of March 20, 2014, meeting, Financial Statements
5. PUBLIC MATTERS NOT ON THE AGENDA: Discussion items only, no action to be taken. Any person may address the council at this time on any subject matter within the jurisdiction of the Amador City Council. Any item that requires action will be deferred to a subsequent council meeting. Five minute time limit.
6. PUBLIC HEARINGS:
A. Bridge Up-Date – Nathan Donnelly
B. Historic Amador City Committee
1. Pave sidewalk between Victorian Closet and steps to Museum
2. Repair holes in curb wall on west side of Main Street
C. Schaeffer’s Diggins sidewalk and handicap ramp proposal-Schedule Special Meeting for Monday, April 21, 2014, to award bid. Quitclaim Deed between Pam Diggins and City
D. Approval of Temporary Full Time Engineer’s payment for month of March
E. Jetting, cleaning and maintaining main line of City sewer system
F. Residential Rate Increase by ACES Waste Services for 2014-15 of 2.04% - First Hearing
G. Request for funds to help sponsor Street Dances during summer – 7 weekends
H. ACTC Bicycle and Pedestrian funds for street light replacement
I. ACRA JPA Amendment eliminating Camanche as member.

CLOSED SESSION
Pursuant to Government Code Sections 54956.7, 54956.8, 54956.9, 54956.95, 54957 – Discussion and possible action regarding possible lawsuit with Tenants in Apt.; Contract and/or lawsuit negotiations with Vinciguerra Construction; Right of Way Easement with Brusatori Family Trust
RESUME OPEN MEETING SESSION
7. Committee Reports
In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you are a disabled person and you need a disability-related modification or accommodation to participate in this meeting, then please contact Joyce Davidson at (209)267-0682 or fax (209) 267-0682. Requests must be made as early as possible, and at least two full business days before the start of the meeting.

AMADOR CITY
MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL
THURSDAY, March 20, 2014, 7:00 P.M.

Discussion and possible action on all items
1. CALL TO ORDER
2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
3. ROLL CALL-
Brown, Brusatori, Vasquez, Knox, Swift present-Approval of Agenda- Knox moved, 2nd by Brown approved
4. CONSENT AGENDA: Minutes of February 20, 2014, meeting, Financial Statements- Knox moved, 2nd by Brown, approved
5. PUBLIC MATTERS NOT ON THE AGENDA- Mary Ann McCamant read a letter from GOLDPAN stating their preference for maintaining old Fire House as a Museum for antique fire equipment including truck. The Historic Amador City Committee also voiced their agreement with GOLDPAN as it relates to Fire House Museum. Street Dances to be held again commencing June 21, 2014 and lasting for 7 weeks, skipping Fair Weekend. Banjo Festival June 14, two bands, performances and workshops. City Clean Up scheduled for May 24 between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m., Bridge Dedication 4-5 (later changed to 4-12), Big Wheel scheduled for 9-13.
A. ACRA – Joint Powers Agreement- Brusatori moved 2nd by Knox to place amendment to JPA on April agenda. Four ayes, Vasquez voted no.
B. Bridge Up-Date – Nathan Donnelly
C. Historic Amador City Committee
1.Replace lighting for consistency – substitute “warm” bulbs- Dokken will assist
2.Paint crosswalk at Kiosk – “contained” Abbey Road style – included with highway striping - Brusatori moved, 2nd by Knox to authorize striping of crosswalk and to pay for cost out of bridge funds. Approved.
3. Schaeffer’s Diggins sidewalk solution – recommended proposal-Brusatori moved, 2nd by Knox to combine this item with 6D. Approved
D. Schaeffer’s Diggins sidewalk and handicap ramp proposal –Knox moved, 2nd by Brown to send letter to T. Weatherby accepting drawing and to confirm his price of $500 for engineering and scope of work. Approved, with no vote by Brusatori. Quitclaim Deed to be on April agenda.
E. Dokken Engineering - Grant for Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety – Upgrade and lighting at South end of town – Mayor Vasquez to seek funding from ACTC Pedestrian and Bicycling Program – on April’s agenda
F. Approval of Temporary Full Time Engineer’s payment for month of February $800.50.- Brusatori moved, 2nd by Knox, approved.
G. Jetting, cleaning and maintaining main line of City sewer system
H. Design Review – Residence at 14121 Main Street – Sacramento Windows, Inc .- Brusatori moved, 2nd by Knox to approve as submitted. Approved.
I. Housing Element – Use same format as other cities in county
J. Bridge Dedication Ceremony tentatively set for April 5, 2014- Subsequently moved to April 12, 2014.
K. Residential Rate Increase by ACES Waste Services for 2014-15 of 2.04% - Hearing set for April agenda
CLOSED SESSION
Pursuant to Government Code Sections 54956.7, 54956.8, 54956.9, 54956.95, 54957 – Discussion and possible action regarding possible lawsuit with Tenants in Apt.; Real Estate negotiations regarding Old City Hall, Contract and/or lawsuit negotiations with Vinciguerra Construction; Right of Way Easement with Brusatori Family Trust
RESUME OPEN MEETING SESSION
l. Committee Reports

Meeting adjourned

 

AGENDA OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL
THURSDAY, March 20, 2014, 7:00 P.M.
Discussion and possible action on all items
1. CALL TO ORDER
2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
3. ROLL CALL, APPROVAL OF AGENDA

4. CONSENT AGENDA: Minutes of February 20, 2014, meeting, Financial Statements
5. PUBLIC MATTERS NOT ON THE AGENDA: Discussion items only, no action to be taken. Any person may address the council at this time on any subject matter within the jurisdiction of the Amador City Council. Any item that requires action will be deferred to a subsequent council meeting. Five minute time limit.
6. PUBLIC HEARINGS:
A. ACRA – Joint Powers Agreement
B. Bridge Up-Date – Nathan Donnelly
C. Historic Amador City Committee
1.Replace lighting for consistency – substitute “warm” bulbs
2.Paint crosswalk at Kiosk – “contained” Abbey Road style – included with highway striping
3. Schaeffer’s Diggins sidewalk solution – recommended proposal
D. Schaeffer’s Diggins sidewalk and handicap ramp proposal
E. Dokken Engineering - Grant for Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety – Upgrade and lighting at South end of town
F. Approval of Temporary Full Time Engineer’s payment for month of February $800.50.
G. Jetting, cleaning and maintaining main line of City sewer system
H. Design Review – Residence at 14121 Main Street – Sacramento Windows, Inc .
I. Housing Element – Use same format as other cities in county
J. Bridge Dedication Ceremony tentatively set for April 5, 2014
K. Residential Rate Increase by ACES Waste Services for 2014-15 of 2.04%
CLOSED SESSION
Pursuant to Government Code Sections 54956.7, 54956.8, 54956.9, 54956.95, 54957 – Discussion and possible action regarding possible lawsuit with Tenants in Apt.; Real Estate negotiations regarding Old City Hall, Contract and/or lawsuit negotiations with Vinciguerra Construction; Right of Way Easement with Brusatori Family Trust
RESUME OPEN MEETING SESSION
7. Committee Reports

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you are a disabled person and you need a disability-related modification or accommodation to participate in this meeting, then please contact Joyce Davidson at (209)267-0682 or fax (209) 267-0682. Requests must be made as early as possible, and at least two full business days before the start of the meeting.

AMADOR CITY
AGENDA OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL
THURSDAY, February 20, 2014, 7:00 P.M.
Discussion and possible action on all items
1. CALL TO ORDER
2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
3. ROLL CALL, APPROVAL OF AGENDA
CLOSED SESSION:

Determine rental rate for Old City Hall
Determine rental rate for patio at Imperial Hotel
RESUME OPEN MEETING
4. CONSENT AGENDA:
Minutes of January 16, 2014, meeting, Financial Statements
5. PUBLIC MATTERS NOT ON THE AGENDA: Discussion items only, no action to be taken. Any person may address the council at this time on any subject matter within the jurisdiction of the Amador City Council. Any item that requires action will be deferred to a subsequent council meeting. Five minute time limit.
6. PUBLIC HEARINGS:
A. Selection of Mayor and Vice Mayor
B. Bridge Up-Date – Nathan Donnelly
1. Direction to Dokken Engineering to include a rolled curb at Tony Antonini’s property to allow for driveway access
C. Direction to City Engineer to prepare the following and advertise for bid as soon as possible:
1. Planters and Cross Walk at south Parking Area
2. Schaeffers Diggins Sidewalk – Quit Claim Deed, plan revision, specs, bid package and advertise
3. Light pole replacement of lights 62,33and 60. Relocation of light 60 to the west end of proposed cross walk. Plans, specs, bid package and advertise.
D. Historic Amador City Committee –
1. South Cross Walk
2. Planter at south end of Sherrill lot
E. Approval of Temporary Full Time Engineer’s payment for month of January $825.50
F. License Agreement with Imperial Hotel for outdoor dining
G. Discussion of Zoning Ordinance as it relates to R-1
H. Sewer Issues: Main Line Blockage, maintenance of main line
7. Committee Reports

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you are a disabled person and you need a disability-related modification or accommodation to participate in this meeting, then please contact Joyce Davidson at (209)267-0682 or fax (209) 267-0682. Requests must be made as early as possible, and at least two full business days before the start of the meeting.

AMADOR CITY
AGENDA OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL
THURSDAY, January 16, 2014, 7:00 P.M.
Discussion and possible action on all items

1. CALL TO ORDER
2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
3. ROLL CALL, APPROVAL OF AGENDA
4. CONSENT AGENDA:
Minutes of December 19, 2013, meeting, Financial Statements
5. PUBLIC MATTERS NOT ON THE AGENDA: Discussion items only, no action to be taken. Any person may address the council at this time on any subject matter within the jurisdiction of the Amador City Council. Any item that requires action will be deferred to a subsequent council meeting. Five minute time limit.
6. PUBLIC HEARINGS:
A. Selection of Mayor and Vice Mayor
B. Bridge Up-Date – Nathan Donnelly
1. Bridge Selection Committee Meeting – 1-4-14-Crosswalk at Andrae’s
C. Historic Amador City Committee – Presentation
D. Approval of Temporary Full Time Engineer’s payment for month of December
E. Update on Ordinance for use of city property for outdoor dining
F. Update on sidewalk at Schaeffer’s Diggins
G. Housing Element – Discussion
H. Reddick property at 14521 God’s Hill – Possible R-1 zone violation
I. Spraying of city streets and Oak Knoll Cemetery
7. Committee Reports
8. City Clerk Report

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you are a disabled person and you need a disability-related modification or accommodation to participate in this meeting, then please contact Joyce Davidson at (209)267-0682 or fax (209) 267-0682. Requests must be made as early as possible, and at least two full business days before the start of the meeting.

AMADOR CITY
AGENDA OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL
THURSDAY, December 19, 2013, 7:00 P.M.
Discussion and possible action on all items

1. CALL TO ORDER
2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
3. ROLL CALL,
APPROVAL OF AGENDA
4. CONSENT AGENDA:
Minutes of November 21,2013, Financial Statements
Sign review committee – Andrew Smalldon
5. PUBLIC MATTERS NOT ON THE AGENDA: Discussion items only, no action to be taken. Any person may address the council at this time on any subject matter within the jurisdiction of the Amador City Council. Any item that requires action will be deferred to a subsequent council meeting. Five minute time limit.
6. PUBLIC HEARINGS:
A. Bridge Up-Date – Nathan Donnelly
1. Bid from Rubini Tree Service for $2,850 for removal of Cottonwood and Old English Walnut
B. Review of report and recommendations by Charles R. Leitzell, P.E. as it relates to damage by trucks to the Lindsay residence.
C. Approval of Temporary Full Time Engineer’s payment for month of November - $881.00 (gross)
D. Resolution # 527 - RESOLUTION TO GRANT A RATE ADJUSTMENT TO ACES WASTE SERVICES INC. ACES Waste Services Contract - 6.24% rate increase to cover landfill costs and refuse ate index adjustment –
E. Request by Imperial Hotel for permission to use portion of city property in front of hotel for additional outdoor dining space – review of data from other communities.
F. Housing Element – Resolution No. 525 – Amending and Updating Housing Element (CGCS 65580) – Request by Mayor to write letter
To Tom Bigelow requesting relieve from burden of Housing Element
7. Committee Reports
8. City Clerk Report


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AMADOR CITY
AGENDA OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL
THURSDAY, November 21, 2013, 7:00 P.M.
Discussion and possible action on all items

1. CALL TO ORDER
2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
3. ROLL CALL,
APPROVAL OF AGENDA
4. CONSENT AGENDA:
Minutes of October 17,2013, Financial Statements
5. PUBLIC MATTERS NOT ON THE AGENDA:
Discussion items only, no action to be taken. Any person may address the council at this time on any subject matter within the jurisdiction of the Amador City Council. Any item that requires action will be deferred to a subsequent council meeting. Five minute time limit.
6. PUBLIC HEARINGS:
A. Bridge Up-Date – Nathan Donnelly
1. Damage done to driveway behind Post Office – Antonini property
B. Central Sierra Economic Development District Revised JPA
C. Approval of Temporary Full Time Engineer’s payment for month of October - $2,050.00 (gross)
D. ACES Waste Services Contract - 6.24% rate increase to cover landfill costs and refuse rate index adjustment – Discussion only
E. Request by Imperial Hotel to lease a portion of sidewalk in front of hotel for additional outdoor dining space
F. Housing Element – Resolution No. 525 – Amending and Updating Housing Element (CGCS 65580)
G. Zoning violation – APN 008-301-007 – Shirley Ruddick, owner
H. Creek Cleaning
I. Resolution #526 – APPROVAL OF ALL EXPENDITURES, ENDEAVORS, PROJECTS AND OR PROPOSALS NOT INCLUDED IN THE AMADOR CITY BUDGET
J. 2013-2014 BUDGET
K. Street cleaning sweeper for gutters throughout city.
L. Recommendation from Gene Weatherby to calibrate sewer inflow and outflow meters.
7. Committee Reports
8. City Clerk Report


In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you are a disabled person and you need a disability-related modification or accommodation to participate in this meeting, then please contact Joyce Davidson at (209) 267-0682 or (209) 267-0682 (fax). Requests must be made as early as possible, and at least two full business days before the start of the meeting.

AMADOR CITY
AGENDA OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL
THURSDAY, October 17, 2013, 7:00 P.M.
Discussion and possible action on all items

1. CALL TO ORDER
2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
3. ROLL CALL,
APPROVAL OF AGENDA
4. CONSENT AGENDA:
Minutes of September 19,2013, Minutes of October 4, 2013 Special Meeting, Financial Statements
5. PUBLIC MATTERS NOT ON THE AGENDA: Discussion items only, no action to be taken. Any person may address the council at this time on any subject matter within the jurisdiction of the Amador City Council. Any item that requires action will be deferred to a subsequent council meeting. Five minute time limit.
6. PUBLIC HEARINGS:
A. Bridge Up-Date – Nathan Donnelly
B. Central Sierra Economic Development District Revised JPA – L. Cope
C. Approval of Temporary Full Time Engineer’s payment for month of September - $2,083.24 (gross)
D. ACES Waste Services Contract - 6.24% rate increase to cover landfill costs and refuse rate index adjustment – Discussion only
E. Street Lights- Possible elimination of designated street lights – Public response to letter sent out identifying lights for possible elimination
F. Housing Element – Resolution No. 525 – Amending and Updating Housing Element (CGCS 65580)
G. Building Inspector and procedures for building permits, costs, etc.
H. Peterson Right of Way issue
I. Topping of certain trees for safety reasons (Cottonwoods and Walnut Tree) – Memo from Kathleen Lynch
J. Purchase of new wall furnace for Apt. A at cost of $2,745.00
K. Retail sales out of vehicles on Main Street (Ordinance 17.60.180 Rummage sales and flea markets)
L. 2013-2014 Budget
7. Committee Reports
8. City Clerk Report


In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you are a disabled person and you need a disability-related modification or accommodation to participate in this meeting, then please contact Joyce Davidson at (209) 267-0682 or (209) 267-0682 (fax).  Requests must be made as early as possible, and at least two full business days before the start of the meeting.

AMADOR CITY
AGENDA OF A SPECIAL MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL
Friday, October 4, 2013, 7:00 P.M. 
Discussion and possible action on all items    

1.  CALL TO ORDER
2.  PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE  
3.  ROLL CALL,
     APPROVAL OF AGENDA         
4.  PUBLIC HEARINGS:
A.  Aces Waste Services, Inc. - 6.24% Rate increase

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AMADOR CITY
AGENDA OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL
THURSDAY, September 19, 2013, 7:00 P.M.
Discussion and possible action on all items

1. CALL TO ORDER
2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
3. ROLL CALL,
APPROVAL OF AGENDA
4. CONSENT AGENDA:
Minutes of August 15, 2013, Minutes of August 27, 2013 Special Meeting, Financial Statements
Sign Application – Country Living
5. PUBLIC MATTERS NOT ON THE AGENDA: Discussion items only, no action to be taken. Any person may address the council at this time on any subject matter within the jurisdiction of the Amador City Council. Any item that requires action will be deferred to a subsequent council meeting. Five minute time limit.
6. PUBLIC HEARINGS:
A. Bridge Up-Date – Nathan Donnelly
1. Use of Sutter Creek Fire Dept. lot on Amador Creek Road
B. Approval of Temporary Full Time Engineer’s payment for month of August - $5,201.50 (gross)
C. ACES Waste Services Contract - 6.24% rate increase to cover landfill costs and refuse rate index adjustment.
D. Street Lights
E. Housing Element
7. Committee Reports
8. City Clerk Report

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you are a disabled person and you need a disability-related modification or accommodation to participate in this meeting, then please contact Joyce Davidson at (209) 267-0682 or (209) 267-0682 (fax).  Requests must be made as early as possible, and at least two full business days before the start of the meeting.

AMADOR CITY
AGENDA OF A SPECIAL MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL
Tuesday, August 27, 2013, 7:00 P.M.
Discussion and possible action on all items

1. CALL TO ORDER
2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
3. ROLL CALL,
APPROVAL OF AGENDA
4. PUBLIC HEARINGS:

A. Replacement of City’s share of sidewalk, railing and portion of porch over-hang in front of Shaeffer’s Diggins, Main Street – Diggins-Curtis-Biagi.

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AMADOR CITY
AGENDA OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL
THURSDAY, August 15, 2013, 7:00 P.M.
Discussion and possible action on all items

1. CALL TO ORDER
2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
3. ROLL CALL,
APPROVAL OF AGENDA
4. CONSENT AGENDA:
Minutes of July 18, 2013 meeting, Financial Statements
5. PUBLIC MATTERS NOT ON THE AGENDA: Discussion items only, no action to be taken. Any person may address the council at this time on any subject matter within the jurisdiction of the Amador City Council. Any item that requires action will be deferred to a subsequent council meeting. Five minute time limit.
6. PUBLIC HEARINGS:
A. Bridge Up-Date – Nathan Donnelly
B. Schaeffer’s Diggins – Sidewalk – Pam Diggins
C. Sewer Billing – Aquatic Cow – Dave Shevey
D. Notice of Code Violation from County – Dave Shevey
E. Sign Application – Biagi/Curtis Tasting Bar in Schaeffer’s Diggins
F. Design Review – Garage – O’Neil Alley – Les and Dana Fishburn
G. LAFCO – Amador City Sphere of Influence
H. Street Lights
I. Budget
7. Committee Reports
8. City Clerk Report

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you are a disabled person and you need a disability-related modification or accommodation to participate in this meeting, then please contact Joyce Davidson at (209) 267-0682 or (209) 267-0682 (fax).  Requests must be made as early as possible, and at least two full business days before the start of the meeting.

CITY OF AMADOR CITY
CONSENT AGENDA
July 18, 2013

NOTE: Items listed on the consent agenda are considered routine and may be enacted by one motion. Any item may be removed for discussion and possible action, and made part of the regular agenda at the request of a Council member(s).

1. BUDGET MATTERS: Financial Report
2. APPROVAL OF MINUTES:
Minutes of June 20, 2013
Minutes of July 1, 2013
Minutes of July 10, 2013
3. RESOLUTIONS: Resolution # 524 Authorizing Mayor Knox to execute Program Supplement No. N001 Rev. 2 to State Agreement for Federal Aid Projects
4. AGREEMENTS
5. MISCELLANEOUS APPOINTMENTS/RESIGNATIONS
6. SIGN REVIEW
7. DESIGN REVIEW
8. GENERAL CORRESPONDENCE:

1. Letter to Rebecca Neilon re: Water Agency invoices and request for reimbursement
2. Letter to Rusty Pierce
3. E-Mail from Kin Ong re: street lights

AMADOR CITY
AGENDA OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL
THURSDAY,  July 18, 2013, 7:00 P.M. 
Discussion and possible action on all items 

1.  CALL TO ORDER
2.  PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE                                                              
3.  ROLL CALL,
     APPROVAL OF AGENDA          
4.  CONSENT AGENDA: See Attached
5. PUBLIC MATTERS NOT ON THE AGENDA: Discussion items only, no action to be taken.  Any person may address the council at this time on any subject matter within the jurisdiction of the Amador City Council.  Any item that requires action will be deferred to a subsequent council meeting.  Five minute time limit.
6.  PUBLIC HEARINGS:   
A. Bridge Up-Date – Rebecca Neilon
1.  Authorize Councilmen Brusatori and Brown to jointly approve change orders equal to or less than $25,000 and authorize City Council to approve change orders greater than $25,000.
B.  Budget discussion,  procedural handling of debit and credit  (disbursements and receipts) and financial reports – Mary Louise Nixon
C.  Increase in compensation and contract for accounting services – Mary  Louise Nixon
D.  Amador City Sphere of Influence – Bragstad, Infusimo, Vasquez
E.  Schaeffer’s Diggins – Stephen Curtis – Sidewalk
F.  Request by Michelle Bowers to be included in Ken McDonnell’s Month to Month Tenancy Agreement 
G.  Sewer Billing – Aquatic Cow – Dave Shevey
H.  Request by City Clerk to purchase new computer and software - $644.18
7.  Committee Reports
8.  City Clerk Report

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you are a disabled person and you need a disability-related modification or accommodation to participate in this meeting, then please contact Joyce Davidson at (209) 267-0682 or (209) 267-0682 (fax).  Requests must be made as early as possible, and at least two full business days before the start of the meeting.

AMADOR CITY
AGENDA OF A SPECIAL MEETING OF THE AMADOR CITY COUNCIL
Wednesday, July 10, 2013, 6:00 P.M.
Discussion and possible action on all items

1. CALL TO ORDER
2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
3. ROLL CALL,
APPROVAL OF AGENDA
4. PUBLIC HEARINGS:

1. Award Bridge Replacement Contract or reject bids received

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you are a disabled person and you need a disability-related modification or accommodation to participate in this meeting, then please contact Joyce Davidson at (209) 267-0682 or (209) 267-0682 (fax). Requests must be made as early as possible, and at least two full business days before the start of the meeting.

AMADOR CITY
AGENDA OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL
THURSDAY, June 20, 2013, 7:00 P.M.
Discussion and possible action on all items  

1.  CALL TO ORDER
2.  PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE                                                                 
3.  ROLL CALL,
APPROVAL OF AGENDA
4.  CONSENT AGENDA: See below
5. PUBLIC MATTERS NOT ON THE AGENDA:
Discussion items only, no action to be taken. Any person may address the council at this time on any subject matter within the jurisdiction of the Amador City Council. Any item that requires action will be deferred to a subsequent council meeting. Five minute time limit.
6. PUBLIC HEARINGS:
A. Mary Louise Nixon – Accounting Controls
B. Bridge Up-Date – Rebecca Neilon
C. Task Order #2 – Dokken Engineering, Burne Engineering
D. Task Order # 3 - Weber, Ghio and Assoc.
E. Task Order #4 - Weber Ghio and Assoc.
F. Construction Engineer Services –Roark Weber – Temporary Full Time Employee to fulfill CAL Trans requirement
G. Streetscape Plans
H. Up Date re: Out of City Sewer Service
7. Committee Reports
8. City Clerk Report


CLOSED SESSION

BRUSATORI Law Suit Relative to Sewer Billing Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9

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CITY OF AMADOR CITY
CONSENT AGENDA
June 20, 2013
NOTE: Items listed on the consent agenda are considered routine and may be enacted by one motion. Any item may be removed for discussion and possible action, and made part of the regular agenda at the request of a Council member(s).

1. BUDGET MATTERS: Financial Report
2. APPROVAL OF MINUTES:
Minutes of May 16, 2013
3. RESOLUTIONS: #523 – DIRECTING PG&E TO TURN OFF INDICATED STREET LIGHTS
4. AGREEMENTS: None
5. MISCELLANEOUS APPOINTMENTS/RESIGNATIONS: None
6. SIGN REVIEW: AJNA, Amador Hotel, - Rose Navarro
7. DESIGN REVIEW: Glover residence – solar panel installation
8. GENERAL CORRESPONDENCE:
1. Letters from Amy Turner, R. & C. Lane, V. & M. Broucaret re Sphere of Influence
2. Memo from Weber, Ghio & Assoc. re: Hazard Mitigation Plan Update

AMADOR CITY
AGENDA OF A SPECIAL MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL
MONDAY, May 20, 2013, 6:00 P.M.
Discussion and possible action on all items  

1.  CALL TO ORDER
2.  PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE                                                                 
3.  ROLL CALL,
APPROVAL OF AGENDA
4.  CONSENT AGENDA:
5. PUBLIC MATTERS NOT ON THE AGENDA:
Discussion items only, no action to be taken.  Any person may address the council at this time on any subject matter within the jurisdiction of the Amador City Council.  Any item that requires action will be deferred to a subsequent council meeting.  Five minute time limit.
6.  PUBLIC HEARINGS:
1.  Authorize Councilman Brusatori to endorse MOA Amendment #2 relating to bridge replacement
2.  Continue discussion from May 16, 2013, of Housing Element

WORKSHOP
Workshop with CPA Mary Louise Nixon regarding preparation of financial report.           
7.  Committee Reports
A.  Other Committee Reports
B.  City Clerk Report

      
In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you are a disabled person and you need a disability-related modification or accommodation to participate in this meeting, then please contact Joyce Davidson at (209) 267-0682 or (209) 267-0682 (fax).  Requests must be made as early as possible, and at least two full business days before the start of the meeting.

AMADOR CITY
AGENDA OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL
THURSDAY, May 16, 2013, 7:00 P.M. 
Discussion and possible action on all items  

1.  CALL TO ORDER
2.  PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE                                                              
3.  ROLL CALL,
APPROVAL OF AGENDA      
4.  CONSENT AGENDA:
See consent agenda below.
5. PUBLIC MATTERS NOT ON THE AGENDA: Discussion items only, no action to be taken. Any person may address the council at this time on any subject matter within the jurisdiction of the Amador City Council. Any item that requires action will be deferred to a subsequent council meeting. Five minute time limit.
6. PUBLIC HEARINGS:
A. Bridge Update
1. Streambed Alteration Agreement – California Fish and Game
Task Order #8
B. Amador City’s Sphere of Influence
C. Housing Element of Amador City General Plan
D. Street Closure of Water Street and Highway 49 June 22 thru July 20
“Dancing in the Street”
E. Schedule City wide clean up date
F. Feist Wines – Sign request

7. Committee Reports
a. Other Committee Reports
b. City Clerk Report

CLOSED SESSION

Brusatori Law Suite Relative to Sewer Billing Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you are a disabled person and you need a disability-related modification or accommodation to participate in this meeting, then please contact Joyce Davidson at (209) 267-0682 or (209) 267-0682 (fax).  Requests must be made as early as possible, and at least two full business days before the start of the meeting.

CITY OF AMADOR CITY
CONSENT AGENDA
May 16, 2013
NOTE:  Items listed on the consent agenda are considered routine and may be enacted by one motion.  Any item may be removed for discussion and possible action, and made part of the regular agenda at the request of a Council member(s).

1. BUDGET MATTERS
: Financial Report
2. APPROVAL OF MINUTES:
  Minutes of April 18, 201
3.  RESOLUTIONS: None
4. AGREEMENTS: None
5. MISCELLANEOUS APPOINTMENTS/RESIGNATIONS:  None
6. ISCELLANEOUS: None           
7. GENERAL CORRESPONDENCE:
1. Letter from Mary Louise Nixon re: Workshop
2. Letter from Jeanine Foster re: Hazard Mitigation
3. Letter from Amador Water Agency re: rate hikes
4. Letters to split parcel owners re: Sphere of Influence
5. E-mail from Wendy Box re: CalRecycle Payment Program
6. Memo from Weber re: O’Neil Alley Encroachment
7. Letter from Amador Whitney Museum re: restoration/repair
8. Letter from P. G. & E. re: increase in rate for street lights

AMADOR CITY
MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL
THURSDAY, April 18, 2013, 7:00 P.M.
Discussion and possible action on all items

1. CALL TO ORDER
2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
3. ROLL CALL,
Brusatori, Knox, Vasquez, Swift present, Brown absent
   APPROVAL OF AGENDA – Brusatori moved,2nd by Vasquez approved
4. CONSENT AGENDA: See Attached – Vasquez moved, 2nd by Brusatori, approved
5. PUBLIC MATTERS NOT ON THE AGENDA: Discussion items only, no action to be taken. Any person may address the council at this time on any subject matter within the jurisdiction of the Amador City Council. Any item that requires action will be deferred to a subsequent council meeting. Five minute time limit.
6. PUBLIC HEARINGS:
A. Bridge Up Date – Rebecca Neilon – Right of Way checks authorized, Work should begin in mid July and end in early November
B. Approval of Request for Task Order # 7 – Local Hazard Mitigation Plan Update – Brusatori moved, 2nd by Swift approved
C. Sphere of Influence for Amador City - Letters to be sent to split parcel owners
D. Amador Hotel – Ray Brusatori – Request for credit for back charges billed. – Vasquez moved 2nd by Swift to credit Account 110 for back charges billed, approved, with no vote by Knox
E. Housing Element -
F. Proclamation – Daffodils – Vasquez moved 2nd by Brusatori, approved.
7. Committee Reports
a. Other Committee Reports
b. City Clerk Report

CLOSED SESSION

Brusatori Law Suite Relative to Sewer Billing Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9

AMADOR CITY
AGENDA OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL
THURSDAY, April 18, 2013, 7:00 P.M. 
Discussion and possible action on all items  

1.  CALL TO ORDER
2.  PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE                                                              
3.  ROLL CALL,
APPROVAL OF AGENDA      
4.  CONSENT AGENDA:
See concent agenda below.
5. PUBLIC MATTERS NOT ON THE AGENDA: Discussion items only, no action to be taken. Any person may address the council at this time on any subject matter within the jurisdiction of the Amador City Council. Any item that requires action will be deferred to a subsequent council meeting. Five minute time limit.
6. PUBLIC HEARINGS:
A. Bridge Up Date – Rebecca Neilon
B. Approval of Request for Task Order # 7 – Local Hazard Mitigation Plan Update
C. Sphere of Influence for Amador City
D. Amador Hotel – Ray Brusatori – Request for credit for back charges billed.
E. Housing Element
F. Proclamation – Daffodils
7. Committee Reports
a. Other Committee Reports
b. City Clerk Report

CLOSED SESSION

Brusatori Law Suite Relative to Sewer Billing Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you are a disabled person and you need a disability-related modification or accommodation to participate in this meeting, then please contact Joyce Davidson at (209) 267-0682 or (209) 267-0682 (fax).  Requests must be made as early as possible, and at least two full business days before the start of the meeting.

CITY OF AMADOR CITY
CONSENT AGENDA
April 18, 2013

NOTE: Items listed on the consent agenda are considered routine and may be enacted by one motion. Any item may be removed for discussion and possible action, and made part of the regular agenda at the request of a Council member(s).

1. BUDGET MATTERS: Financial Report
2. APPROVAL OF MINUTES:
Minutes of March 21, 2013
3. RESOLUTIONS:
#521 – Authorize City to Acquire Right of Way for Amador City Bridge Replacement Project
#522 – Authorizing Dokken Engineering to Advertise to Receive Bids for Main Street Bridge Replacement Project
4. AGREEMENTS: None
5. MISCELLANEOUS APPOINTMENTS/RESIGNATIONS: Air Resources Board and ARSA
6. MISCELLANEOUS: Sign Review –Feist Wines
7. GENERAL CORRESPONDENCE:
1. Letter to Amador Whitney Museum
2. Letter to Feist Wines regarding back sewer charges
3. Letter to Mary Louise Nixon
4. E-Mail from Kirk Lindsay re: pigeons in town
5. Letters to Meyers, Cafferata and Sherrill re: back sewer charges
6. Letter to M. Vasquez, ACTC re: Relinquishment of section of SR-16

AMADOR CITY
MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL
THURSDAY, March 21, 2013, 7:00 P.M.
Discussion and possible action on all items

1. CALL TO ORDER
2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
3. ROLL CALL,
Brown, Brusatori, Knox, Vasquez, Swift present
APPROVAL OF AGENDA – Brusatori moved, 2nd by Brown Approved
4. CONSENT AGENDA: See Attached – Vasquez moved, 2nd by Swift approved with exception of financial statement
5. PUBLIC MATTERS NOT ON THE AGENDA – Vasquez discussed bathrooms and cleaning schedule due to complaints received, Daffodil planting discussed – proclamation to be issued at April meeting.
6. PUBLIC HEARINGS:
A. Bridge Up Date – Bridge Selection Committee – Vasquez moved to accept changes to Bridge plans per ad hoc committee (see attached) , Brusatori 2nd, approved, No vote by Swift. Also, recommendation to hire Gary Ghio as full time City Engineer and Public Works Director during bridge construction discussed.
B. Sign Review – Bellflower Garden Shop – Brusatori moved, 2nd by Brown approved
C. Back Charges for Sewer Accounts 26, 34, 157 and 177 - Account 34 (Feist Wines) discussed first – Vasquez moved 2nd by Brown to issue back charges from August, 2011 until account set up – approved
Accounts 26, 157 and 177 – Brusatori moved to bill back charges for three years – no second – motion died. Brusatori moved to not bill for back charges, 2nd by Brown, approved with No vote by Brusatori
D. PARSAC Grant of $7,532.00 – Loss Prevention – Three possibilities discussed – playground equipment, weed spraying, sewer line flushing
E. Amador Whitney Museum – Update and discussion – Vasquez to send letter to Museum regarding findings.
7. Committee Reports
a. Other Committee Reports – ARSA cancelled, ACRA – Hub, Bingo, Kennedy Mine BBQ, AT – 3 new busses, ACTC – Pine Grove project, Plymouth project updates, LAFCO – excess funds to reduce our contribution
b. City Clerk Report - none

CLOSED SESSION

Brusatori Law Suite Relative to Sewer Billing Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9

Meeting adjourned at 8:45 p.m.

AMADOR CITY
AGENDA OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL
THURSDAY, March 21, 2013, 7:00 P.M. 
Discussion and possible action on all items  

CLOSED SESSION

BRIDGE UP DATE – OBTAINING RIGHT OF WAY EASEMENTS

1.  CALL TO ORDER
2.  PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE                                                              
3.  ROLL CALL,
APPROVAL OF AGENDA      
4.  CONSENT AGENDA:
See concent agenda below.
5. PUBLIC MATTERS NOT ON THE AGENDA: Discussion items only, no action to be taken.  Any person may address the council at this time on any subject matter within the jurisdiction of the Amador City Council.  Any item that requires action will be deferred to a subsequent council meeting.  Five minute time limit.
6.  PUBLIC HEARINGS:               
A. Bridge Up Date – Bridge Selection Committee
B. Sign Review – Bellflower Garden Shop
C. Back Charges for Sewer Accounts 26, 34, 157 and 177
D. PARSAC Grant of $7,532.00 – Loss Prevention
E. Amador Whitney Museum – Update and discussion
7. Committee Reports                                  
a.  Other Committee Reports
b.  City Clerk Report

CLOSED SESSION

Brusatori Law Suite Relative to Sewer Billing Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you are a disabled person and you need a disability-related modification or accommodation to participate in this meeting, then please contact Joyce Davidson at (209) 267-0682 or (209) 267-0682 (fax).  Requests must be made as early as possible, and at least two full business days before the start of the meeting.

CITY OF AMADOR CITY
CONSENT AGENDA
March 21, 2013
NOTE:  Items listed on the consent agenda are considered routine and may be enacted by one motion.  Any item may be removed for discussion and possible action, and made part of the regular agenda at the request of a Council member(s).

1. BUDGET MATTERS
: Financial Report
2. APPROVAL OF MINUTES:
  Minutes of  Jan. 17, 2013,meeting and February  21, 2013
3.  RESOLUTIONS: None
4. AGREEMENTS: None
5. MISCELLANEOUS APPOINTMENTS/RESIGNATIONS:  None
6. ISCELLANEOUS: None           
7. GENERAL CORRESPONDENCE:
            1. Letter from Sheriff’s Office – mid-year report re status of Office Communications Bureau – 3-13-13
            2.   Letter to Rustic Barn Photography re: late rent – 2-28-13
            3.   E-Mail from Mary Ann McCamant re:  Street Dances – 3-18-13
            4.   E-Mail from Norm Hulett re:  DBE – 3-11-13
            5.   E-Mail from Deputy Garrison – re:  Stop Sign -  3-3-13

AMADOR CITY
AGENDA OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL
THURSDAY, February 21, 2013, 7:00 P.M. 
Discussion and possible action on all items  

CLOSED SESSION

BRIDGE UP DATE – OBTAINING RIGHT OF WAY EASEMENTS

1.  CALL TO ORDER
2.  PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE                                                              
3.  ROLL CALL,
APPROVAL OF AGENDA      
4.  CONSENT AGENDA:
Items listed below are considered routine and may be enacted by one motion.  Any item may be removed for discussion and made a part of the regular agenda at the request of a council member.
A.  Treasurer's report: Review, approve report, warrants & income, current financial statement.
B.  Review, approve minutes of January 17, 2013
C.  Correspondence file.
5. PUBLIC MATTERS NOT ON THE AGENDA: Discussion items only, no action to be taken.  Any person may address the council at this time on any subject matter within the jurisdiction of the Amador City Council.  Any item that requires action will be deferred to a subsequent council meeting.  Five minute time limit.
6.  PUBLIC HEARINGS:               
A.  Bridge Up Date – Rebecca Neilon
B. Weber – Ghio –  Increase in Bridge Task Order #3 from $9,500 to $19,500
C. General Plan – Housing Element Up Date
D. Back Charges for Sewer Accounts#26, 34, 157 and 177
E. Committee Assignments
F. Bridge Selection Committee
G. Proposed Change in Consent Agenda Format
H. Resolution # 520 – Equity Transfer from Fund 18 to Fund 1
7. Committee Reports                                  
a.  Other Committee Reports
b.  City Clerk Report

CLOSED SESSION

Brusatori Law Suite Relative to Sewer Billing Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you are a disabled person and you need a disability-related modification or accommodation to participate in this meeting, then please contact Joyce Davidson at (209) 267-0682 or (209) 267-0682 (fax).  Requests must be made as early as possible, and at least two full business days before the start of the meeting.

AMADOR CITY
MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL
THURSDAY, January 17, 2013, 7:00 P.M.
Discussion and possible action on all items

1. CALL TO ORDER
2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
3. ROLL CALL,
Brown, Knox, Brusatori, Vasquez, Swift present
APPROVAL OF AGENDA – Vasquez moved, 2nd by Brown, Approved
4. CONSENT AGENDA: Knox moved, 2nd by Vasquez, approved
5. PUBLIC MATTERS NOT ON THE AGENDA: Discussion items only, no action to be taken. Any person may address the council at this time on any subject matter within the jurisdiction of the Amador City Council. Any item that requires action will be deferred to a subsequent council meeting. Five minute time limit.
6. PUBLIC HEARINGS:
A. Election of Mayor and Vice Mayor – Mayor Brusatori nominated Michael Vasquez for Mayor, Councilman Michael Brown nominated Tim Knox for Mayor. By secret ballot two votes for Vasquez, three votes for Knox. Michael Vasquez, Michael Brown, and Aaron Brusatori were all nominated for Vice Mayor and all refused to serve. Tim Knox nominated John Swift for Vice Mayor. Tim Knox elected Mayor, John Swift elected Vice Mayor.
B. Oath of Office – John Swift
C. Bridge Update – Dokken Engineering – Among items discussed was directional signage design and color scheme – request made that it coordinate with existing signs, the temporary “bridge” across creek for one way traffic will be constructed using a “levee” design/structure. Construction time to be approx. 18 weeks. Vibration monitoring will be conducted to safeguard old buildings in immediate vicinity, particularly the Imperial Hotel.
D. Procedures for Sewer Adjustments, Refunds and Back Charges – Discussion only
E. Request for Refund – Account #105, Tony Antonini – Discussion only
F. Recommendations of Refunds and Back Charges for sewer accounts identified by Council for adjustment at the October 18, 2012, meeting. – Brusatori moved, 2nd by Vasquez to send letter to sewer #’s 26, 157, 177 and 34 regarding discussion of back charges at February Council Meeting. Approved, Brown, Vasquez, Brusatori, Swift, No – Knox.
G. Discussion of professional weed abatement for city streets and cemeteries. Vasquez moved, 2nd by Swift to not hire professional weed abatement for streets and cemeteries for this year. Approved.
7. Committee Reports
a. Bridge Up Date - Park Up Date
b. Other Committee Reports
c. City Clerk

CLOSED SESSION

POSSIBLE LITIGATION – Real Estate Issues

CENTRAL SIERRA PLANNING AGENCY – DISCUSSION OF LAWSUIT PURSUANT TO GOVERNMENT CODE SECTION 54956.9

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you are a disabled person and you need a disability-related modification or accommodation to participate in this meeting, then please contact Joyce Davidson at (209) 267-0682 or (209) 267-0682 (fax). Requests must be made as early as possible, and at least two full business days before the start of the meeting.

AMADOR CITY - AGENDA OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL
THURSDAY, January 17, 2013, 7:00 P.M.
Discussion and possible action on all items

1. CALL TO ORDER
2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
3. ROLL CALL,
APPROVAL OF AGENDA
4. CONSENT AGENDA:
Items listed below are considered routine and may be enacted by one motion. Any item may be removed for discussion and made a part of the regular agenda at the request of a council member.
A. Treasurer's report: Review, approve report, warrants & income, current financial statement.
B. Review, approve minutes of December 20, 2012
C. Correspondence file.
5. PUBLIC MATTERS NOT ON THE AGENDA: Discussion items only, no action to be taken. Any person may address the council at this time on any subject matter within the jurisdiction of the Amador City Council. Any item that requires action will be deferred to a subsequent council meeting. Five minute time limit.
6. PUBLIC HEARINGS:
A. Election of Mayor and Vice Mayor
B. Oath of Office – John Swift
C. Bridge Update – Dokken Engineering
D. Procedures for Sewer Adjustments, Refunds and Back Charges
E. Request for Refund – Account #105, Tony Antonini
F. Recommendations of Refunds and Back Charges for sewer accounts identified by Council for adjustment at the October 18, 2012, meeting.
G. Discussion of professional weed abatement for city streets and cemeteries.
7. Committee Reports
a. Bridge Up Date - Park Up Date
b. Other Committee Reports
c. City Clerk

CLOSED SESSION

POSSIBLE LITIGATION – Real Estate Issues

CENTRAL SIERRA PLANNING AGENCY – DISCUSSION OF LAWSUIT PURSUANT TO GOVERNMENT CODE SECTION 54956.9

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you are a disabled person and you need a disability-related modification or accommodation to participate in this meeting, then please contact Joyce Davidson at (209) 267-0682 or (209) 267-0682 (fax). Requests must be made as early as possible, and at least two full business days before the start of the meeting.

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