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AMADOR CITY (print agenda)
AGENDA OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL
THURSDAY November 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 October 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. Marijuana Ban Ordinance #178 – Second Hearing
B. Appointment of new Council Member
C. FEMA update
D. Culbert Park Update
E. Maintenance – White and yellow striping continuing,
School house park general maintenance, clean out culvert opening,
Sand bagging washed away walls of Amador Creek

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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AMADOR CITY (print agenda) (print packet)
AGENDA OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL
THURSDAY October 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 September 21, 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. Marijuana Dispensary Ordinances
B. Air BnB Ordinance notification procedures
C. Jamison's Ale House Insurance Rider; Loud music
D. FEMA update
E. Culbert Park Update
F. Grease Trap –Small Town Café
G. Robello Property Clean Up – Expense added to tax bill
H. Maintenance – White and yellow striping continuing,
Clean up of Frenchman's Creek, schoolhouse park general maintenance

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 (print minutes)
THURSDAY September 21, 2017, 7:00 P.M.

Discussion and possible action on all items
1. CALL TO ORDER
2. PLEDGE OF Allegiance
3. ROLL CALL-
Vasquez, Bragstad, Groth present, Knox and Brown absent
APPROVAL OF AGENDA – Groth moved, 2nd by Vasquez, approved unanimously
4. CONSENT AGENDA – Minutes of August 17, 2017, Financial Statements – Vasquez moved, 2nd by Groth, approved unanimously
5. PUBLIC MATTERS NOT ON THE AGENDA – Kim Roberts asked that the disposition of animal waste in plastic bags be on the October agenda.
6. Public Hearing
A. Amador Senior Center, Machellee Allison, Laurie Webb – Laurie Webb is retiring and Machellee Allison will be the new Director – Discussion only
B. SB1 Project List: Revise Budget to add $11,204 to Fund 014-a for street maintenance and rehabilitation (RMRA) – Groth moved, 2nd by Vasquez to approve adding $11,204 for Street Maintenance and Rehabilitation to Amador City Budget Fund 14-a in compliance with SB1- approved unanimously
C. Resolution 558-Giving Consent to County to Establish Amador County Tourism Marketing District - Groth moved, 2nd by Vasquez, approved unanimously
D. Letter from "CalFire" re shortage of manpower for Creek Clean Up – Discussion only
E. Vagrancy Ordinance – Discussion only
F. Air BnB Ordinance Oversight Committee -Update – Letters to be sent to existing Air BnB establishments within Amador City – to be on next month's agenda
G. FEMA update – Two projects rejected – Amador Creek culvert cleaning under minimum and redirecting runoff on private property; Retaining wall on God's Hill rejected because it is on private property
H. Culbert Park Update – No action – still waiting to hear from Rancheria, Mayor Bragstad recommended asking Kathleen Lynch to draw up plans for park area.
I. Maintenance - Crosswalk painting continuing; floors in public restrooms downtown to be re-painted to avoid odors being absorbed by exposed concrete – Discussion only
J. Amador Hotel fire line – Dokken Engineering response – City Clerk to contact Jeff Campbell for estimate.
K. Agenda Process: Discussion only – Effort to provide more review time by Council Members to be implemented on a trial basis.
a. City Council Review of Agenda items
b. Submission of Agenda Items

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 agenda) (print packet)
AGENDA OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL

THURSDAY September 21, 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 August 17, 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. Amador Senior Center, Machellee Allison, Laurie Webb
B. SB1 Project List: Revise Budget to add $11,204 to Fund 014-a for street maintenance and rehabilitation (RMRA)
C. Resolution 557-Giving Consent to County to Establish Amador County Tourism Marketing District
D. Letter from “CalFire” re shortage of manpower for Creek Clean Up
E. Vagrancy Ordinance
F. Air BnB Ordinance Oversight Committee -Update
G. FEMA update
H. Culbert Park Update –
I. Maintenance - Crosswalk painting continuing; floors in public restrooms downtown to be re-painted to avoid odors being absorbed by exposed concrete
J. Amador Hotel fire line – Dokken Engineering response
K. Agenda Process:
a. City Council Review of Agenda items
b. Submission of Agenda Items

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.

MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL (print minutes)
THURSDAY August 17, 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, Bragstad, Knox, and Groth present
APPROVAL OF AGENDA – Knox moved, 2nd by Brown, approved unanimously
4. CONSENT AGENDA – Minutes of July 20, 2017, Financial Statements – Knox moved, 2nd by Brown, approved unanimously
5. PUBLIC MATTERS NOT ON THE AGENDA – None
6. Public Hearing
A. Jim Rooney, County Assessor – Amador City Assessments – Discussion Only
B. RESOLUTION 555 - Abandonment of highway easement on Hwy 49/Main Street – Buckeye Mill Road – Brusatori – Vasquez moved to retain for the City an easement of 10 feet along fog line and abandon the remainder to property owner AaronBrusatori, 2nd by Brown, Bragstad and Vasquez voted yes, Knox, Groth and Brown voted no.
C. Vagrancy Ordinance – To be on September agenda
D. Change Street Lights from Sodium Vapor to LED – Ony Cobra head lights affected
E. Air BnB Ordinance Oversight Committee –Meeting scheduled for following Monday at 10:00 a.m.
F. FEMA update
G. Culbert Park Update – A public hearing to be held after design submitted
H. Planting of permanent “Christmas Tree” downtown – Removed from agenda
I. Maintenance - Crosswalk painting continuing; floors in public restrooms downtown to be re-painted to avoid odors being absorbed by exposed concrete
J. Amador Hotel fire line – Dokken Engineering response

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 agenda) (print packet)
AGENDA OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL
THURSDAY August 17, 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 July 20, 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. Jim Rooney, County Assessor – Amador City Assessments
B. RESOLUTION 555 - Abandonment of highway easement on Hwy 49/Main Street – Buckeye Mill Road – Brusatori –
C. Vagrancy Ordinance
D. Change Street Lights from Sodium Vapor to LED
E. Air BnB Ordinance Oversight Committee -Update
F. FEMA update
G. Culbert Park Update –
H. Planting of permanent "Christmas Tree" downtown – ACBCA
I. Maintenance - Crosswalk painting continuing; floors in public restrooms downtown to be re-painted to avoid odors being absorbed by exposed concrete
J. Amador Hotel fire line – Dokken Engineering response

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 July 20, 2017, 7:00 P.M.

Discussion and possible action on all items
1. CALL TO ORDER
2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
3. ROLL CALL-
Vasquez, Knox, Bragstad, Groth present, Brown absent
APPROVAL OF AGENDA – Vasquez moved, 2nd by Knox, approved unanimously
4. CONSENT AGENDA – Minutes of June 15, 2017, Financial Statements – Knox moved, 2nd by Groth, approved unanimously
5. PUBLIC MATTERS NOT ON THE AGENDA – Vagrancy Ordinance to be on August agenda

6. Public Hearing
A. Bike and Pedestrian Presentation, Drinking Fountain – Alison Platt – Discussion only – Imperial Hotel and/or Kiosk for walking tour info;
Bicycle parking/water fountain located at 3 possible locations Andrae's, Old City Hall, South Parking Lot; traffic calming another project
B. RESOLUTION 555 - Abandonment of highway easement on Hwy 49/Main Street – Buckeye Mill Road – Brusatori – Groth moved, 2nd by Vasquez to post new dimension of 8 feet and make final determination in August meeting, approved unanimously
C. RESOLUTION 557 – Resolution Approving Rate Increase - ACES Rate Adjustment – Letters sent out to rate payers in compliance with Proposition 218 – Vasquez moved, 2nd by Knox, approved unanimously
D. Formation of Air BnB Ordinance Oversight Committee – Vasquez, Groth, Davidson on committee
E. FEMA update – Funding approved.
F. Culbert Park Update – Letter sent to Rancheria asking for assistance
G. Planting of permanent "Christmas Tree" downtown – ACBCA – ACBCA to come back with suggested location in August.
H. Maintenance - Crosswalk painting – paint purchased – painting begun; O'Neil Alley adjacent to Biagi residence being cleared of overhanging brush; floors in public restrooms downtown to be re-painted to avoid odors being absorbed by exposed concrete
I. Amador Hotel fire line – Dokken Engineering response
J. Budget – 2017-2018 - $15,000 line item for SB1 – Vasquez moved, 2nd by Knox, approved unanimously, Groth abstained
K. Possible C-2 Zoning Change to allow Marijuana dispensary-
Comments from the audience M. Hamilton – No, C. Sethre – No, Aaron Brusatori – No, M. Glover- No., Sheriff Ryan – No. Groth moved, 2nd by Vasquez, that we no longer look into zoning change in C2 zones to allow marijuana dispensary. Approved unanimously – Revitalization Committee to be formed.

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 agenda) (print packet)
AGENDA OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL
THURSDAY July 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 June 15, 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. Bike and Pedestrian Presentation, Drinking Fountain – Alison Platt
B. RESOLUTION 555 - Abandonment of highway easement on Hwy 49/Main Street – Buckeye Mill Road – Brusatori –
C. RESOLUTION 557 – Resolution Approving Rate Increase - ACES Rate Adjustment – Letters sent out to rate payers in compliance with Proposition 218
D. Formation of Air BnB Ordinance Oversight Committee
E. FEMA update
F. Culbert Park Update – Letter sent to Rancheria asking for assistance
G. Planting of permanent "Christmas Tree" downtown – ACBCA
H. Maintenance - Crosswalk painting – paint purchased; O'Neil Alley adjacent to Biagi residence being cleared of overhanging brush; floors in public restrooms downtown to be re-painted to avoid odors being absorbed by exposed concrete
I. Amador Hotel fire line – Dokken Engineering response
J. Budget – 2017-2018
K. Possible C-2 Zoning Change to allow Marijuana dispensary

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 June 15, 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, Bragstad, Knox, Groth present
APPROVAL OF AGENDA – Knox moved, 2nd by Brown, approved
4. CONSENT AGENDA – Minutes of May 18, 2017, Financial Statements – Knox moved, 2nd by Vasquez, approved
5. PUBLIC MATTERS NOT ON THE AGENDA – Discussion items only, no action to be taken. Vice Mayor Knox introduced a possible marijuana dispensary addition to our C-2 Zoning Ordinance. To be on July agenda. Fire Dept. to trim trees at no charge and to send letter to property owners of property that needs clearing of fire hazard.

6. Public Hearing

A. RESOLUTION 555 - Abandonment of highway easement on Hwy 49/Main Street – Buckeye Mill Road – Brusatori – Mayor Bragstad requested a better map of property in question and how it relates to Hwy 49 and Buckeye Mill Road; Councilman Groth stated it irresponsible to abandon easement. Groth moved, 2nd by Knox to continue in July.
B. RESOLUTION 556 – Setting new Business License annual amount of $50 per year. Knox moved, Brown 32nd, approved unanimously
C. ACES Rate Adjustment – Letters sent out to rate payers in compliance with Proposition 218 -
D. FEMA update - discussion only
E. Bike and Pedestrian Presentation, Drinking Fountain – Alison Platt to be at July meeting
F. Dancing in the Street – Request for donation - $250 voted as donation to event.
G. Culbert Park Update – How to proceed – Letter to be sent to Rancheria asking for assistance.
H. Encroachment onto Culbert Park by adjacent property owner-See letter – Requesting Additiional insured endorsement naming the City as additional insured before opening for business
I. City Maintenance – Street/pedestrian markings to be refreshed, update on City sign at North end of town

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 agenda) (print packet)
AGENDA OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL
THURSDAY June 15, 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 May 18, 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 555 - Abandonment of highway easement on Hwy 49/Main Street – Buckeye Mill Road – Brusatori –
B. RESOLUTION 556 – Setting new Business License annual amount of $50
C. ACES Rate Adjustment – Letters sent out to rate payers in compliance with Proposition 218
D. FEMA update
E. Bike and Pedestrian Presentation, Drinking Fountain – Alison Platt to be at July meeting
F. Dancing in the Street – Request for donation
G. Culbert Park Update – How to proceed
H. Encroachment onto Culbert Park by adjacent property owner-See letter
I. City Maintenance – Street/pedestrian markings to be refreshed, update on City sign at North end of town
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 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-
Brown, Vasquez, Bragstad, Knox, Groth present
APPROVAL OF AGENDA – Knox moved, 2nd by Vasquez, approved unanimously
4. CONSENT AGENDA – Minutes of March 16, 2017, Financial Statements – Vasquez moved, 2nd by Groth, approved with Knox and Vasquez abstaining
5. PUBLIC MATTERS NOT ON THE AGENDA – Letter to Matt Griggs re: Amador Hotel water line, Contact PARSAC re: grant for weed abatement for fire prevention; contact Ione regarding pond liner; overhead branches by 14550 and 14521 Church Street; Frances Farmer Oak Knoll cemetery concerns; update on status of Memorial Marker – waiting for stone
6. Public Hearing
A. Resolution #554- Setting Short Term Rentals Use Permit Fees – Vasquez moved, 2nd by Knox approved with Bragstad voting no.
B. Ordinance #177 – Business License – Third Hearing – Knox moved,Groth 2nd, approved unanimously
C. Bike and Pedestrian Presentation, Drinking Fountain – Mayor Bragstad recommended several bike rack locations in downtown at old City Hall, Kiosk and Andrae’s Bakery. Also, a drinking fountain at the Rest Rooms
D. Aces Rate Adjustment – Vasquez moved, 2nd by Groth to proceed with Proposition 218 and approved rate adjustment, approved unanimously. Also contract to be amended to provide for recycling and green waste.
E. Culbert Park Update – How to proceed – Vasquez requested a delay in development of Park, also contacting the Rancheria was recommended
F. Encroachment onto Culbert Park by adjacent property owner – Councilman Michael Vasquez stepped down and left the room for this discussion. City Attorney Ethan Turner advised the Council that the City’s property rights are not affected by actions of adjacent owner.
G. Handicap parking space in south parking lot – Michael Vasquez to research
H. City Maintenance – Red Striping and No Parking along Amador Creek across from Post Office, North City Sign, flag pole light – Red striping finished at Creek, flag pole has solar light attached, north City sign is being worked on. Mayor Bragstad requested that street markings be redone.
I. Granting of Easement to Roger and Connie Peterson across city property to access their driveway – City Attorney Turner reported that there is a problem with line of site
J. Letter to First American Title Company regarding failure to collect sewer fees due at close of escrow. – Payment received
K. ACRA Annual Report – moved to A on agenda – Vasquez moved Knox 2nd to approve assessment of $950 payable to ACRA – approved unanimously
L. Committee Reports – All reservoirs to have tops sandbagged

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 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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