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AMADOR CITY
AGENDA OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL
THURSDAY July 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 June 19, 2014, meeting, Financial Statements
5. Design Review: Sign approval
The Diggins
In Nuk Suk’s Place
Law Office of McEnroe and Turner (variance for size)
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. Bridge Up-Date – Change Orders – Final Payment – Release of Retention - Nathan Donnelly
RESOLUTION #529 – BRIDGE COMPLETION
B. “Sink hole” in Schoolhouse Park
C. Rebuild retaining wall on north side of Amador Creek where temporary bridge was located during bridge construction
D. Update on main sewer line maintenance and video camera results. Work performed by Triple A at a cost of approximately $3,000.00
E. Software generated errors in sewer billing of three accounts and deletion of one account
F. Grand Jury report
G. Committee Reports

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AMADOR CITY
AGENDA OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL
THURSDAY June 19, 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 May 15, 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 – Change Orders – Punch List – Final Payment – Release of Retention - Nathan Donnelly
B. Resolution #528-Resolution of the City of Amador City to Grant a Rate Adjustment to Aces Waste Services, Inc. Increase of 2.04% to compensate for inflationary cost increases to Aces Waste Services according to contract with City of Amador City
C. Possible zoning violation – Reddick property – Gods Hill – Use permit required; sewer hookup fee required
D. Negotiations with Sutter Creek regarding sewer operation and maintenance of main lines
E. ACTC Bicycle and Pedestrian funds
F. Task Orders – Up date amount of Task Orders 1, 2, and 7 with Weber, Ghio
G. Request from Law Office of McEnroe & Turner, tenants of Old City Hall:
a. Pigeon dropping and roosting problem
b. Hose bib in large planter?
c. California State Flag
H. Historic Amador City Committee re: Cement sidewalk between Victorian Closet and steps to Museum
I. Kevin Jennings request for Quit Claim Deed from City to property owners of adjacent section of O’Neil Alley
J. Hilary O’Neill – Discussion regarding City Park
K. Letter from Larry and Dean Lauer re: Operate a B&B on Las Chance Alley
L. Update on rehab of Apartment A-Review of Contract
M. Amador Whitney Museum – Approve expenditure to Wallace Kuhl for geotechnical engineering consulting services

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AMADOR CITY
MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL
THURSDAY May 15, 2014, 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 present – Swift absent
APPROVAL OF AGENDA -
4. CONSENT AGENDA: Minutes of April 17, 2014, meeting, Financial Statements – Knox moved, 2nd by Vasquez, approved, Brown abstained.
5. PUBLIC MATTERS NOT ON THE AGENDA – K. Berglund thanked those people who wrote letters in support of former postmaster, Community potluck at Imperial Hotel , Apt. A rehab to cost approx. $30,000 because contractor will do work himself, thus prevailing wage issues aren’t involved.
6. PUBLIC HEARINGS:
A. Bridge Up-Date – Nathan Donnelly – Drain holes, irrigation at Keystone Alley, staining bridge, air release line, special pedestrian signs remain on punch list
B. Invoice from Ray Brusatori for Temporary Construction Easement rental amount – Brown moved, 2nd by Knox, approved to pay invoice.
C. Possible zoning violation – Reddick property – Gods Hill – Owner of property did not apply for a conditional use permit nor for sewer hook-up for additional residential units. Counsel Lacey suggested building inspector visit property and report conditions noted. Knox moved, Vasquez 2nd that building inspector evaluate all homes that meet this requirement, Vasquez and Knox voted yes, Brown voted no.
D. Negotiations with Sutter Creek regarding sewer operation and maintenance of main lines – Mayor Vasquez reported that rather than renew the JPA with Sutter Creek a MOU might be a better vehicle; they would have the capacity to reduce the bill, SC emergency responder is Amador Mechanical using Sutter Creek’s jetting equipment; negotiations are still ongoing.
E. ACTC Bicycle and Pedestrian funds – Funds are available, there is a 20 year countywide plan; District 1 ACTC staff to resubmit application
F. Renewal of Comcast cable franchise
G. Request by City Hall tenants for WIFI connection–Trial for May,June,July
H. Committee Reports – Knox – no report; ACRA no quorum, date for Big Wheel to be changed, classes for fly fishing, cooking class.
Meeting adjourned 8:30 p.m.l

AMADOR CITY
AGENDA OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL
THURSDAY May 15, 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 April 17, 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. Invoice from Ray Brusatori for Temporary Construction Easement rental amount
C. Possible zoning violation – Reddick property – Gods Hill
D. Negotiations with Sutter Creek regarding sewer operation and maintenance of main lines
E. ACTC Bicycle and Pedestrian funds
F. Renewal of Comcast cable franchise
G. Request by City Hall tenants for WIFI connection
H. Committee Reports

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Bridge Update by Nathan Donnelly
Striping tomorrow, lighting up, electricity in. Sherrill parking lot to be graveled by 4-5-14. Locks in bathroom to be replaced. Manhole covers to be raised. If rocks left in Brusatori lot after 24 months they become his. Wayne Vinciguerra stated there is an excess amount of rocks in Brusatori lot.

Rob Super asked that stone wall at south end of detour bridge be repaired as it suffers from erosion.
Bridge Committee and public invited to attend meeting on Sunday at noon to discuss punch list.
Little City Studio drain to be made functional.

AMADOR CITY
MINUTES 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 –
Brusatori, Vasquez, Knox present – Brown and Swift absent
APPROVAL OF AGENDA – Knox moved, 2nd by Brusatori to move 6i to 6a1, approved
4. CONSENT AGENDA: Minutes of March 20, 2014, meeting, Financial Statements – Knox moved, 2nd by Brusatori, approved with exception of Financial Statements which were not available. Approved
5. PUBLIC MATTERS NOT ON THE AGENDA: - Kathleen Berglund reported on former Postmaster Tonia John and submitted her address for any interested citizen to write to her offering their support in her conflict with the Post Office. Michael Vasquez reported on status of mold and lead paint in Apartment 1. Mold has been eradicaged and flaking lead paint has been removed, apartment is waiting rehabilitation. Councilman Aaron Brusatori announced his resignation from the City Council effective Friday, April 18, 2014, citing the necessity of relocating because of his growing family.
6. PUBLIC HEARINGS:
A1. ACRA JPA Amendment eliminating Camanche as member – Knox moved, 2nd by Brusatori, approved.
A. Bridge Up-Date – Nathan Donnelly – Ribbon Cutting a success, lighting still an item because of brightness, all work to be finished by April 24, 2014, cracks in bridge due to shrinkage, the trim on Lindsay residence will be fixed, irrigation to be installed in new planter at southwest corner of Amador Hotel (coming off Amador Hotel water line) corners to be placed, time street lights go on to be adjusted by moving sensor.
B. Historic Amador City Committee
1. Pave sidewalk between Victorian Closet and steps to Museum – Weber to provide survey results – Place on May agenda
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- Bids to be opened in City Hall April 21, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. Knox moved, 2nd by Brusaatori to proceed with Quit Claim Deed including title report at a cost not to exceed $4,000. Knox, Vasquez ayes, no vote by Brusatori.
D. Approval of Temporary Full Time Engineer’s payment for month of March – no action
E. Jetting, cleaning and maintaining main line of City sewer system – Will be discussed at May Council Meeting in Sutter Creek.
F. Residential Rate Increase by ACES Waste Services for 2014-15 of 2.04% - First Hearing – Notices to be mailed pursuant to Prop. 218.
G. Request for funds to help sponsor Street Dances during summer – 7 weekends –City will sponsor one dance not to exceed $500.
H. ACTC Bicycle and Pedestrian funds for street light replacement – We will be requesting funds for street lighting and bike racks.
Closed Session cancelled.
7. Committee Reports – Request to change date of Downhill event. LAFCO Municipal services review completed. LAFCO website links to consulting firm.
Meeting adjourned at 8:20 p.m.

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

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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

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