CITY OF PLACERVILLE

CITY COUNCIL AGENDA

 

Regular City Council Meeting

December 11, 2007

 

City Council Chambers – Town Hall

549 Main Street, Placerville, CA  95667

No Closed Session Scheduled

6:30 P.M. Council Reception

7:00 P.M. Open Session

 

6:30 P.M. Council Reception

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Courtesy Announcement

Before we proceed, please turn off all cellular telephones, personal pagers, and other communication devices, as a courtesy to others, and to limit interference with our audio and video broadcast equipment. 

Thank you for your cooperation.

 

7:00 P.M. OPEN SESSION

 

1.                 CALL TO ORDER & PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAG

 

The Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag will be led by Boy Scout Pack 406.

 

2.      ROLL CALL:        Acuna, Borelli, Colvin, Hagen, Rivas

 

 

3.      ANNOUNCEMENTS TO THE PUBLIC

 

3.1           Highway 50 Operational Improvement Report (Mr. Restaino)

 

Mic Restaino, CalTrans Senior Resident Engineer, will update the Council on the various aspects of the Highway 50 Operational Improvement Project. 

           

 

4.      CLOSED SESSION REPORT – City Attorney Driscoll

 

5.      ADOPTION OF AGENDA

 

 

6.      CEREMONIAL MATTERS

 

6.1           Motion for the City Council to Adjourn the Meeting Sine-Die, and Appoint the City Manager as Temporary Chairperson

 

Recommendation to adjourn the meeting Sine-Die and to appoint the City Manager/Attorney as Temporary Chairperson.  The Mayor will then pass the gavel to the City Manager/Attorney.  At this time, the City Manager/Attorney will call the meeting to order and request nominations from the Council for the election of Mayor.  Any Councilmember may make a nomination, and a second.  A voice vote will be taken.  Following a majority vote by the Council, the City Manager/Attorney will pass the gavel to the newly elected Mayor who will call for nominations for Vice-Mayor.

 

6.2           The Mayor Calls for Nominations for Vice-Mayor

 

The newly elected Mayor will call for a motion and a second to nominate candidate(s) within the Council for the position of Vice-Mayor.  Following a majority vote for the election of Vice-Mayor, the regular order of business will resume. 

 

7.      PUBLIC COMMENT – BRIEF – NON-AGENDA ITEMS

 

This portion of the meeting is reserved for persons wishing to address the Council on any matter not on the Agenda that is within the subject matter jurisdiction of the City Council. State law prohibits the Council from acting on items not listed on the Agenda except by special action of the City Council under specified circumstances.   The Mayor reserves the right to limit the speaker’s time to three minutes.  The Mayor will recognize you and when you come to the microphone, please state your name for the record.  You are not allowed to make personal attacks on individuals or make comments which are slanderous or which may invade an individual’s personal privacy.

 

7.1           Oral Communication

 

Speakers are limited to three minutes.  State law prohibits the Council from acting on items not listed on the Agenda except by special action of the City Council under specified circumstances.

 

PLEASE GIVE ANY WRITTEN MATERIAL PRESENTED AT THE MEETING TO THE CITY CLERK FOR THE PUBLIC RECORD.

 

7.2    Written Communication

 

 

8.      CONSENT CALENDAR

 

NOTE:  All matters listed under the Consent Calendar are considered routine and will be enacted by one motion by roll call vote unless any member of the Council or audience wishes to remove an item for discussion.  The reading of the full text of all Resolutions will be waived unless a Councilmember requests otherwise.

 

8.1           Minutes of the Regular City Council Meeting of November 27, 2007 (Ms. Zito)

 

Recommendation to approve the Minutes of the regularly scheduled City Council meeting of November 27, 2007.

 

8.2           Warrant Register (Mr. Warren)

 

Recommendation by the Director of Finance to approve the Warrant Register.

 

8.3    Payroll Register  (Mr. Warren)

 

Recommendation by the Director of Finance to approve the Payroll Register.

 

          8.4    Measure J Quarterly Financial Report (Mr. Warren)

 

Recommendation by the Director of Finance that the City Council acknowledge and file the Measure J quarterly financial report for the period ending September 30, 2007.

 

 

 

         

8.5    Ellis & Associates Agreement (Mr. Youel)

 

                   Resolution No. _______

 

Recommendation by the Director of Community Services that the City Council adopt a Resolution authorizing the Director of Community Services to execute an agreement between the City of Placerville and Jeff Ellis & Associates, Inc., to participate in the Comprehensive Aquatic Risk Management Program.

 

 

8.6    Resolution Adopting a Continuing Budget Appropropriation for the Sewer Enterprise Fund (Mr. Warren)

 

                   Resolution No. ______

 

Recommendation by the Director of Finance that the City Council adopt a Resolution authorizing interim operating expenditure controls for the period of January 1 through March 21, 2008 for the Sewer Enterprise Fund.

 

8.7    Award of Contract – Benham Park Basketball Court Resurfacing (Mr. Youel)

 

                   Resolution No. ______

 

Recommendation by the Director of Community Services that the City Council adopt a Resolution awarding a contract to Van’s Paving & Grading, Inc., in the amount of $7,147.80, to resurface the basketball court play surface at Benham Park, and further, to authorize the Director of Community Services to execute the proposal provided by Van’s Paving and Grading, Inc.

 


8.8           Authorize the Mayor to Request an Extension for the

Safe Routes to School (Mr. Tippett)

 

                   Resolution No. ______

 

Recommendation by the City Engineer for the City Council to adopt a Resolution authorizing the Mayor to execute a request for an extension of the project deadline to the Cooperative Work Agreement, (CWA) funding the Safe Routes to School Grant (Middletown Road).

 

          8.9    City Manager/Attorney Contract

 

                   Resolution No. _______

 

Pursuant to the Council’s direction, attorney Bill Wright has prepared an Employment Agreement for City Manager/City Attorney services. (No staff report attached)

 

8.10      Authorization for the Submittal of a Transportation Enhancement (TE) Application to the El Dorado County Transportation Commission for the Purpose of Obtaining a $185,000 Grant for El Dorado Trail Improvements Between Clay Street and Bedford Street, and Authorization for the Submittal of a Transportation Enhancement Application for $10,242.68 for Street Lights as Part of the Hwy. 50 Operational Improvements Project (Mr. Pesses/Mr. Driscoll)

 

Resolution No. ______                       Resolution No. ______

 

Recommendation by the City Manager and Director of Public Works that the City Council adopt Resolutions for the following action:

 

1.                 Authorizing the submittal of a Transportation Enhancement (TE) Application to the El Dorado County Transportation Commission (EDCTC) for the purpose of obtaining a $185,000 grant for El Dorado Trail improvements, Clay Street to Bedford Street; and

2.                 Authorizing the filing of a TE application in the amount of $10, 242.68 for streetlights as part of the Hwy. 50 Operation Improvements (Hwy. 50 Ops) Project.

 

9.      ITEMS PULLED FROM THE CONSENT CALENDAR

 

 

 

10.    ORDINANCES

 

10.1  First Reading of an Ordinance Amending Municipal Code

2-2-4, Relating to Terms of Office for Planning Commissioners, and Adoption of a Resolution Approving the City of Placerville Committee, Commission and Board Policy Manual (Ms. Zito)

 

Ordinance No. ________                   Resolution No. _______

 

Recommendation by the City Clerk that the City Council take the following action:

 

1.     Adopt a Resolution incorporating the City Council legislation established in Resolution No. 5902 (Recreation & Parks Commission), and Resolution 5929 (Community Pride Committee), and adopting a Committee, Commission and Board Policy Manual, outlining in one comprehensive document, the efficient operation and legally required issues relating to the City’s committees, commissions and boards; and

2.     Introduce an Ordinance amending City Municipal Code

2-2-4, relating to terms of office for Planning Commissioners to confirm the Council’s action taken on March 27, 2007; and

3. Waive the First Reading of said Ordinance.

 

 

 

11.     PUBLIC HEARINGS  

 

11.1       Stancil/Dover Project – Findings for Denial (Mr. Calfee)

 

City Council directed staff to prepare Findings for Denial of the project consistent with the City Council’s deliberations on November 27, 2007.

 


 

11.2      General Plan Amendment/Zone Change/Site Plan Review/ and Boundary Line Adjustment  (Wagener) (Mr. Calfee)

 

Recommendation by the Director of Community Development that the City Council, based on a unanimous (5-0) vote by the Planning Commission, take the following action:

 

1.       Find that it can be seen with certainty that there is no possibility that the project may have an impact on the environment and therefore the project is exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act;

                   2.       Approve the General Plan Amendment 06-01;

                   3.       Approve Zone Change 06-01;

                   4.       Approve Tentative Parcel Map 06-06 (Boundary Line

Adjustment)

5.       Approve Site Plan Review 06-06 for the construction of one two unit multi-family dwelling, parking, landscaping and exterior lighting with the findings and Conditions of Approval stated herein; and

6.       Add conditions 29 through 32, listed on page 15 of the staff report.

 

 

12.    DISCUSSION/ACTION ITEMS

 

12.1      Authorize Staff to Proceed with Appraisals and Designate Universal Field Services to Conduct the Appraisals and Act as Negotiating Agent for Purchase of Right-of-Way at Blairs Lane Bridge at Hangtown Creek (CIP 40604) (Mr. Tippett)

 

Recommendation by the City Engineer that the City Council authorize staff to proceed with appraisals for the Blairs Lane Bridge Project at Hangtown Creek and to designate Universal Field Services as the agent authorized conduct the appraisals and act as the City’s negotiating agent.

 


 

 

13.           COUNCILMEMBERS REPORTS/ITEMS INITIATED BY

COUNCILMEMBERS

 

14.    STAFF REPORTS

 

          14.1  Holiday Parade Recap (Chief Nielsen)

 

 

15.    UPCOMING ITEMS

 

 

16.    ADJOURNMENT

 

The next Regular Council meeting will be held on January 8, 2008: 6:00 P.M. Closed Session; 7:00 P.M. Regular Session.

 

 

 

Susan Zito, CMC

City Clerk

 

 

CERTIFICATION OF AGENDA POSTING

 

I, Susan C. Zito, CMC, City Clerk of the City of Placerville,

Declare that the foregoing Agenda for the December 11, 2007

Regular Meeting of the Placerville City Council

Was posted and available for review on December 7, 2007

At the City Hall of the City of Placerville, 3101 Center Street,

Placerville, CA   95667.

The Agenda is also available on the City website at

www.ci.placerville.ca.us

 

Signed this seventh day of December, 2007 at Placerville, California.

 

 

 

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Susan C. Zito, CMC, City Clerk