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AMADOR CITY (print agenda & packet)
AGENDA OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL
THURSDAY May 18, 2017, 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 16, 2017, 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 Hearing
A. Resolution #553 - Setting Short Term Rentals Use Permit Fees
B. Ordinance #177 – Business License – Third Hearing
C. Bike and Pedestrian Presentation, Drinking Fountain t
D. Aces Rate Adjustment
E. Culbert Park Update – How to proceed
F. Encroachment onto Culbert Park by adjacent property owner
G. Handicap parking space in south parking lot
H. City Maintenance – Red Striping and No Parking along Amador Creek across from Post Office, North City Sign, flag pole light
I. Granting of Easement to Roger and Connie Peterson across city property to access their driveway
J. Letter to First American Title Company regarding failure to collect sewer fees due at close of escrow.
K. ACRA Annual Report
L. 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)890-6284 or e-mail cityclerk@amadorcity.net. 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 April 20, 2017, 7:00 P.M.

Discussion and possible action on all items
1. CALL TO ORDER
2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
3. ROLL CALL-
Brown, Bragstad, Groth present, Vasquez and Knox absent
APPROVAL OF AGENDA
4. CONSENT AGENDA – Minutes of March 16, 2017, Financial Statements – Groth moved, 2nd by Brown to approve Minutes, Financial Statements to be approved in May. Unanimously 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 Hearing
A. Short Term Rentals Ordinance – Use Permit Fees – Discussion – To be on May agenda after Sutter Creek fees are ascertained
B. Ordinance #177 – Business License – Second Hearing – Groth moved, 2nd by Brown to approve ordinance. City Clerk will find out fees from other cities.
C. Aces Rate Adjustment – Committee formed to discuss – Brown, Less Fishburn, Kim Roberts and representative from Aces.
D. Fire Hazards – Mitigation, etc. – Dominic Moreno spoke about fire prevention within city limits, with particular emphasis on fire breaks of 12 feet on field perimeters, and fuel mitigation. Survey of city to be done with fuel mitigation as a priority.
E. Dept. of OES – Storm damage : Update – Funding application to FEMA
1. Robello retaining wall
2. Amador Creek Road repairs
3. Creek retaining walls
F. Culbert Park Update – Mitigation measure of 12" road base on level area (do not disturb surface) and also request assistance from Rancheria
G. Illuminating flag pole – Solar light fixture to be purchased on line
H. Handicap parking space in south parking lot – No action
I. Amador Hotel Fire Sprinkler system//Bridge Replacement work – Ray Brusatori – Obvious old pipe used. Terms of contract to be reviewed. Matt Griggs to be contacted for update.
J. Pheasant Hill notice of subdivision of property adjacent to city limits of Amador City – Information only
K. Sign Applications: Ferdani Farmhouse Market, Time for Tea, Lucy's Spice Box – Groth moved, 2nd by Brown to approve all three signs. Approved unanimously

AMADOR CITY (print agenda) (print packet)
AGENDA OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL
THURSDAY April 20, 2017, 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 16, 2017, 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 Hearing
A. Short Term Rentals Ordinance – Use Permit Fees - Discussion
B. Ordinance #177 – Business License – Second Hearing
C. Aces Rate Adjustment
D. Fire Hazards – Mitigation, etc.
E. Dept. of OES – Storm damage :
1. Robello retaining wall
2. Amador Creek Road repairs
3. Creek retaining walls
F. Culbert Park Update
G. Illuminating flag pole
H. Handicap parking space in south parking lot
I. Amador Hotel Fire Sprinkler system//Bridge Replacement work – Ray Brusatori
J. Pheasant Hill notice of subdivision of property adjacent to city limits of Amador City
K. Sign Applications: Ferdani Farmhouse Market, Time for Tea, Lucy’s Spice Box

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) 890-6284 or e-mail cityclerk@amadorcity.net. Requests must be made as early as possible, and at least two full business days before the start of the meeting.

AMADOR CITY (print minutes)
MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL
THURSDAY March 16, 2017, 7:00 P.M.

Discussion and possible action on all items
1. CALL TO ORDER
2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
3. ROLL CALL-
Brown, Bragstad, Groth present; Vasquez and Knox absent
APPROVAL OF AGENDA- Brown moved, 2nd by Groth, approved unanimously
4. CONSENT AGENDA – Minutes of February 16, 2017, Financial Statements – Groth moved, 2nd by Bragstad, approved with Brown abstaining
5. PUBLIC MATTERS NOT ON THE AGENDA – Member of the audience asked what procedure was for filing a complaint against a neighbor.
6. Public Hearing
A. Ordinance #175 – Short Term Rentals Ordinance – Third Hearing- Groth moved, 2nd by Brown, approved unanimously. Council will observe a 120 grace period and if in that time number of Air BnB properties is perceived as excessive, Council will consider setting a limit for city.
B. Ordinance #177 – Business License – First Hearing – Brown moved, 2nd by Groth to approve and hear Ordinance Second Hearing in April. Approved unanimously
C. Fire Hazards – Mitigation, etc. A 12 foot fire break around pasture land is recommended. Dominic Moreno will be at April meeting.
D. Memorial Marker – Virginia Vasquez – Plaque received and shown to audience. Search for suitable rock now.
E. Dept. of OES – Storm damage :
1. Robello retaining wall
2. Culvert on Amador Creek Road (Budrick residence)
3. Creek retaining wall
Application to FEMA for assistance in repairs to be made.
F. Kim Roberts property on Amador Creek Road – Drainage/water runoff – Discussion of possible solutions – Fema funds will be requested
G. Culbert Park Update – Susan Bragstad met with Robin Peters who requested location of designated corners from survey. There is a positive outlook for park.
H. Illuminating flag pole – April agenda
I. Handicap parking space in south parking lot – April ageda
J. Amador Hotel Fire Sprinkler system//Bridge Replacement work – Ray Brusatori – Ian will install temporary repair; Matt Griggs has been contacted at Dokken Engineering. Ray Brusatori will e-mail pictures of leak location to be forwarded on to Dokken.

AMADOR CITY (print agenda)
AGENDA OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL
THURSDAY March 16, 2017, 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 16, 2017, 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 Hearing
A. Ordinance #175 – Short Term Rentals Ordinance – Third Hearing
B. Ordinance #177 – Business License – First Hearing
C. Fire Hazards – Mitigation, etc.
D. Memorial Marker – Virginia Vasquez
E. Dept. of OES – Storm damage :
1. Robello retaining wall
2. Culvert on Amador Creek Road (Budrick residence)
3. Creek retaining wall
F. Kim Roberts property on Amador Creek Road – Drainage/water runoff
G. Culbert Park Update
H. Illuminating flag pole
I. Handicap parking space in south parking lot
J. Amador Hotel Fire Sprinkler system//Bridge Replacement work – Ray Brusatori

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)890-6284 or e-mail cityclerk@amadorcity.net. Requests must be made as early as possible, and at least two full business days before the start of the meeting.

AMADOR CITY (print minutes)
MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL
THURSDAY February 16, 2017, 7:00 P.M.

Discussion and possible action on all items
1. CALL TO ORDER ,
2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
3. ROLL CALL- Brown, Vaquez, Knox, Bragstad and Groth present
APPROVAL OF AGENDA – Knox moved 2nd by Groth to approve with deletion of H and I, approved unanimously
4. CONSENT AGENDA – Minutes of January 19, 2017, Financial Statements – Knox moved, 2nd by Vasquez to approve minutes and review Financial Statements in March
5. PUBLIC MATTERS NOT ON THE AGENDA – Kim Roberts property to be on March agenda
6. Public Hearing
A. Presentation by Dominic Moreno regarding potential fire hazards – Discussion in March –Mr. Moreno was unable to make meeting
B. Appointment of Treasurer – Two candidates – Holly Groth and Paul Marsh. Knox moved to appoint Holly Groth, Vasquez 2nd, approved, with Dave Groth stepping down
C. Memorial Marker –Virginia Vasquez – Plaque ordered, Carol Sethre is looking for suitable rock
D. Dept. of OES – Storm damage :
1. Robello retaining wall – Application started to receive money from FEMA for repairs – Kathony Jerauld spoke about inaccessibility of steps down to street due to collapse of retaining wall. She and Susan Bragstad will look at property – Counselor Turner outlined steps to mitigate hazard of remaining wall if property owner does nothing.
2. Culvert on Amador Creek Road (Budrick residence)
3. Creek retaining wall
E. Ordinance #175 – Short Term Rentals Ordinance - An ordinance regulating the use of private residences as short term rentals: Second Hearing – Public comments from Joyce Sandau, Carol Sethre, Ann Kel-Artinian, mostly expressing concerns but in favor of ordinance. Vasquez moved, 2nd by Knox to approve Ordinance 175, approved unanimously
F. Culbert Park Update – Dave Groth, Maggie Hamilton, Susan Bragstad on review committee. Sutter Creek report in excess of 400 pages illustrates red tape in dealing with toxics. Robin Peters willing to attend our Council Meeting to discuss what was done in Sutter Creek. Future plans for park include picnic table, parking and isolation of toxic area.
G. City Engineers Contract Renewal – Federal Aid Projects 5 year renewal
H. Illuminating flag pole – March meeting
I. Handicap parking space in south parking lot – March meeting

Vasquez moved to adjourn, Groth 2nd, meeting adjourned.

AMADOR CITY (print agenda)
AGENDA OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL
THURSDAY February 16, 2017, 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 January 19, 2017, 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 Hearing

A. Presentation by Dominic Moreno regarding potential fire hazards
B. Appointment of Treasurer
C. Memorial Marker – Virginia Vasquez
D. Dept. of OES – Storm damage :
1. Robello retaining wall
2. Culvert on Amador Creek Road (Budrick residence)
3. Creek retaining wall
E. Ordinance #175 – Short Term Rentals Ordinance - An ordinance regulating the use of private residences as short term rentals: Second Hearing
F. Culbert Park Update
G. City Engineers Contract Renewal – Federal Aid Projects 5 year renewal
H. Illuminating flag pole and fire truck
I. Handicap parking space in south parking lot

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)890-6284 or e-mail cityclerk@amadorcity.net. Requests must be made as early as possible, and at least two full business days before the start of the meeting.

AMADOR CITY (print minutes)
MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL
THURSDAY January 19, 2017, 7:00 P.M.

Discussion and possible action on all items
1. CALL TO ORDER
2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
3. ROLL CALL-
Brown, Vasquez, Knox, Bragstad, Groth present
APPROVAL OF AGENDA – Vasquez moved, 2nd by Brown, approved unanimously
4. CONSENT AGENDA – Minutes of December 15, 2016, Financial Statements – Brown moved, 2nd by Vasquez, approved unanimously
5. PUBLIC MATTERS NOT ON THE AGENDA –

6. Public Hearing


A. Election of Officers and new Committee appointments - Knox nominated Susan Bragstad for Mayor, Vasquez nominated Brown for Mayor, Brown declined, 2nd by Brown for Bragstad, approved unanimously. Brown nominated Knox for Vice Mayor, Vasquez 2nd, approved unanimously.
Michael Vasquez on ACRA, Susan Bragstad on ARSA, Tim Knox on Air, Michael Vasquez on Waste Management
B. Posting Treasurer position availability
C. Memorial Marker – Virginia Vasquez – Hunt for appropriate rock to support plaque beginning
D. Ordinance #175 – Short Term Rentals Ordinance - An ordinance regulating the use of private residences as short term rentals: First Hearing
1. Require business license
2. Submit permit app., pay annual permit fee
3. Notify neighbors of intended use
4. Provide info. of a local operator for purpose of responding to complaints
5. Register for and pay transient occupancy tax
E. Ordinance #176 – Weed and nuisance abatement in City – Michael Brown to contact Dominic Moreno and request he address Council and City about fire hazard abatement within city limits
F. Illuminating flag pole – Discussion, audience participation with suggestions, flag pole and fire truck museum on next month's agenda
G. Handicap parking space in south parking lot
H. Retaining wall failure along north bank of Amador Creek near sewer pond – Groth moved, 2nd by Knox to ask Weber for evaluation. Approved unanimously
I. Culbert Park – Groth moved, 2nd by Vasquez to form committee to research park possibilities, committee comprised of Groth, Bragstad and Maggie Hamilton. Approved unanimously.
J. Sign Review –Lucy's Spice Box – Main Street – Vasquez moved, 2nd by Brown, approved unanimously.

AMADOR CITY (print agenda)
AGENDA OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL (PDF Version)
THURSDAY January 19, 2017, 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 15, 2016, 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 Hearing

A. Election of Officers and new Committee appointments
B. Posting Treasurer position availability
C. Memorial Marker – Virginia Vasquez
D. Ordinance #175 – Short Term Rentals Ordinance - An ordinance regulating the use of private residences as short term rentals: First Hearing
1. Require business license
2. Submit permit app., pay annual permit fee
3. Notify neighbors of intended use
4. Provide info. of a local operator for purpose of responding to complaints
5. Register for and pay transient occupancy tax
E. Ordinance #176 – Weed and nuisance abatement in City
F. Illuminating flag pole
G. Handicap parking space in south parking lot
H. Retaining wall failure along north bank of Amador Creek near sewer pond
I. Culbert Park
J. Sign Review –Lucy's Spice Box – Main Street

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)890-6284 or e-mail cityclerk@amadorcity.net. 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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