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AMADOR CITY
AGENDA OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL
THURSDAY April 16, 2015, 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 19, 2015 meeting, Financial Statements
5. DESIGN REVIEW – Residence of Kenneth Miller – Last Chance Alley
6. 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.
7. PUBLIC HEARING
A. Resolution #535 - Granting a Use Permit to Dave Bissell and Sarah Allen to rent out a bedroom in their residence on a transitory basis.
B. 1. Resolution #536 - Consenting to Inclusion of property within City’s Jurisdiction in the California Home Finance Authority Community Facilities District to Finance Renewable Energy Improvements
2. Resolution #537 – Consenting to Inclusion of Properties with the City’s Jurisdiction in the California Home Finance Authority Program to Finance Renewable Energy Generation, Energy and Water Efficiency Improvements and Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure
C. Centennial Celebration Update
D. Dancing in the Streets Update
E. Update on rock wall on north side of Amador Creek and city owned rocks located in Amador Hotel parking lot
F. Sewer System Up Date
G. Discussion of sample ordinances for Special Events in Amador City as required by 2014 Grand Jury
H. Street Lights – Painting of glass panels – estimate for work from Short Circuit $400
I. Connie and Roger Peterson property – Creek maintenance and driveway
8. Committee Reports
9. City Clerk Report
CLOSED SESSION

Discussion and possible action regarding possible lawsuit by Imperial Hotel relative to collection of under-billed sewer charges pursuant to Government Code Sections 54956.7, 54956.8, 54956.9, 54956.95, 54957
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 March 19, 2015, 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 19, 2015 meeting, Financial Statements
5. DESIGN REVIEW – Les and Dana Fishburn house remodel,
6. SIGN REVIEW - Three Sisters sign in Sherrill building, Finishing Touches sign in Meyers building
7. 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.
8. PUBLIC HEARING
A. Request for Council to authorize City Counsel Larry Lacey to send letter to Imperial Hotel setting forth a repayment schedule relative to sewer under billing.
B. Presentation by R. Farrington of the Water Agency regarding AB142
C. 1.Main sewer line maintenance
2. Patch panel replacement – cost $22,000.00
D. Proposals re: rock wall on north side of Amador Creek and city owned rocks in Amador Hotel lot
E. Request for City participation in purchasing licenses from BMI, ASCAP and SESAC allowing music performance for City functions. Total amount of licenses is $1,030.00 for one year.
F. Boundary Line Resolution – Roger and Connie Peterson
G. Renewal of contract with Weber, Ghio and new price structure
H. Street lights – possible solution to brightness – Ray Brusatori
I. 2013- 2014 Fiscal Year Single Audit Report
J. Amador City Centennial celebration – Committees – Activities – Dates
K. Budget 2014-2015
9. Committee Reports
10. City Clerk Report

CLOSED SESSION

Discussion and possible action regarding License Agreement for Outside Dining with The Imperial Hotel pursuant to Government Code Sections 54956.7, 54956.8, 54956.9, 54956.95, 54957

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 February 19, 2015, 7:00 P.M.

Discussion and possible action on all items
1. CALL TO ORDER
2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
3. ROLL CALL-
Vasquez, Knox, Marks, present, Brown and Swift absent
APPROVAL OF AGENDA Vasquez moved, 2nd by Marks, approved unanimously
4. CONSENT AGENDA – Minutes of January 15, 2015 meeting, Financial Statements- Vasquez moved, 2nd by Marks, approved unanimously
5. DESIGN REVIEW
6. PUBLIC MATTERS NOT ON THE AGENDA
– Street light next to Amador Hotel painted with cream colored paint to soften light by Ray Brusatori, to be on March agenda
7. PUBLIC HEARINGS
A. Museum Update – Kathy Thomas, Director of Museum Board, reported museum received pump organ and bookcase from Methodist Church, once located in Amador City. She also reported that the exhibits in museum will undergo renovation this spring. Report from engineer revealed north side of building sliding down embankment. Second floor not a problem. Plaster that is falling off should be removed.
B. Amado City Centennial celebration – Committees – Activities – Dates- Vasquez moved 2nd by Knox to name Virginia Vasquez Chairman of Committee and she will coordinate other groups for a cohesive approach to celebration. Approved unanimously. The date set for the celebration is May 30, 2015, Historic Amador City Committee, GOLDPAN will be asked for input. Suggestions include Rotary to handle the bar, Vinciguerra possibly provide Bar B Que, Mountain Men ?
C. Budget 2014-15 to be on March agenda
D. Main Line Sewer Maintenance – Amy Geddy, City Manager of Sutter Creek, looking for new contractor to handle sewer line cleaning
E. City owned rocks in Amador Hotel back lot, liability issues raised by PARSAC – PARSAC not recommend allowing individuals to access rocks, suggests only contractors with their own liability insurance be involved with handling of rocks.
F. Rock wall on north side of Amador Creek - Vasquez moved to request Weber, Ghio to submit opinion as to best way to approach rock wall, with a limit of $10,000 for cost of project. 2nd by Knox, approved unanimously. Roark Weber to meet with Michael Brown and Ray Brusatori at site. Ray Brusatori suggested Roark Weber be used instead of Weber, Ghio as a cost saving.
G. Park Committee update – Mary Glover said Park committee will research playground equipment. ACRA may have money to contribute on a matching basis.
H. Request for funds for Dancing in the Street – Vasquez moved, 2nd by Knox to donate $500 to Dancing in the Streets. Approved unanimously. Mary Glover reported that ASCAP, BMI and third company will require payment to allow copyrighted music to be performed. Dates for event are 6/20, 6/27, 7/11, 7/18, 8/1, 8/8 for a total cost of approximately $2,400.00

8. Committee Reports – Vasquez reported there will be a local bus through Amador City. A street survey will be done to qualify for LTF funds for paving and potholes.
9. City Clerk Report
10. Meeting adjourned at 8:13 p.m.

AMADOR CITY
AGENDA OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL
THURSDAY February 19, 2015, 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 15, 2015 meeting, Financial Statements
5. DESIGN REVIEW
6. 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.
7. PUBLIC HEARINGS
A. Budget 2014-2015
B. Main sewer line maintenance
C. City owned rocks in Amador Hotel back lot, liability issues raised by PARSAC
D. Rock wall on north side of Amador Creek
E. Park Committee update
F. Museum update
G. Request for funds for Dancing in the Street
H. Amador City Centennial celebration – Committees – Activities – Dates
8. Committee Reports
9. 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 January 15, 2015, 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 18, 2014 meeting, Financial Statements
5. DESIGN REVIEW – Update on Museum steps – Selection of bid
6. 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.
7. PUBLIC HEARINGS
A. Swearing in of new officers
B. Election of Mayor and Vice Mayor
C. Matter of appointment
D. Direction to Counsel for letter to Imperial Hotel regarding payment of back sewer charges of $3,933.80 plus possible late charges
E. Citizen complaint regarding tree rounds left in creek from fallen tree in Amador Hotel property
F. Sewer issues regarding pump or circuit panel. Request for funds to purchase new back up motor.
8. Committee Reports
9. 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
MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL
THURSDAY December 18, 2014, 7:00 P.M.

Discussion and possible action on all items
1. CALL TO ORDER
2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
3. ROLL CALL-
Marks, Knox, Bragstad, Brown, Swift present
APPROVAL OF AGENDA Brown moved, 2nd by Bragstad, approved unanimously
4. CONSENT AGENDA – Minutes of November 20, 2014 meeting, Financial Statements – Brown moved, 2nd by Knox, approved unanimously
5. DESIGN REVIEW – Update on Museum steps – Brown reported there are 18 points for bids to meet so there will be no confusion. Susan Bragstad provided engineered drawings covering top step, stairs and landing, contractor to try to reuse as much material as possible and to match existing look of sidewalk, 2” redwood treds for steps and galvanized pipe hand rail. Ray Brusatori commented. Knox moved Marks 2nd to send out invitations for bids. Approved unanimously.
6. PUBLIC MATTERS NOT ON THE AGENDA – Treasurer Janet Spencer reported that approximately $700,000 is outstanding in reimbursements due the City for bridge construction. Susan Bragstad will follow up on Short Circuit and street lights.
7. PUBLIC HEARINGS
a. R-1 Zoning complaint on the below listed properties, filed by Dennis Buscher
APN 008-321-001 – Wright property – Amador Creek road
APN 008-294-010 – O’Neill property – Pig Turd Alley
APN 008-286-001 – Bissell property – East School Street (to be discussed at Jan. 2015 meeting)
APN 008-301-007 – Reddick property – God’s Hill - Busher, Farmer and O’Neill spoke on issue of conditional use permit. Bragstad moved that Conditional Use Permits be issued, at no cost to owner, on above four properties upon application by owner so that the property may be used as they are presently being used. Brown 2nd. Approved unanimously.
b. R-1 Zoning complaint on below listed property, filed by Michael Vasquez
APN 008-301-007 - Reddick property – God’s Hill – See Item 7. For action taken.
c. Request from Ray Brusatori to include Fund designation on disbursement page of Financial Statement. Clerk will provide Hand written check log and warrant request form to council and public. Brusatori disagreed with allocation of one disbursement. Brown, Knox, Bragstad and Nixon agreed with clerk’s designation.

8. Committee Reports – Terry Coulter had aerator motor repaired at cost of $1,000, to be taken out of capital improvement fund. ARSA – Ione wans huge fees for secondary treatment of waste water. Ranchers want it for irrigation. ACTC approved regional plan and plans for Highway 88. LAFCO – approved eight spheres of influence, water district for Drytown. Tim Knox and Tim Murphy are city members of LAFCO.
9. City Clerk Report – None
10. Meeting adjourned

 

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