CITY OF PLACERVILLE
CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
Regular City Council Meeting
December 14, 2004
City Council Chambers – Town Hall
549 Main Street, Placerville, CA 95667
6:30 P.M. Closed Session
7:00 P.M. Open Session
6:30 P.M. CLOSED SESSION
Pursuant to the cited authority (all references to the Government Code), the City Council will hold a Closed Session to discuss the following items:
Govt. Code 54957.6 Conference with Labor Negotiator: David Mackowiak
Employee Organization: Police Officers’ Association
Govt. Code 54956.9 Conference with Legal Counsel – Existing Litigation – One Case
1. Claimant: Harrell Motors
Agency Claimed Against: City of Placerville
7:00 P.M. OPEN SESSION
1. CALL TO ORDER & PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAG
2. ROLL CALL: Acuna, Colvin, Hagen, Rivas, Washburn
3. ANNOUNCEMENTS TO THE PUBLIC
4. CLOSED SESSION REPORT – City Attorney Driscoll
5. ADOPTION OF AGENDA
6. CEREMONIAL MATTERS
6.1 Oath of Office Administered to City Councilmember Carl Hagen
The City Clerk will administer the Oath of Office to Carl Hagen to fill the unexpired term of office ending November, 2006. Following the Oath of Office, Councilmember Hagen will take his seat on the Council dais.
6.2 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 Vice-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.
6.3 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.
6.4 National Night Out Award (Chief Nielsen)
The Chief of Police will announce that Placerville has received a national first place award for cities under 15,000 population for their annual National Night Out event held last August.
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.
7.1 Oral Communication
Speakers are limited to five 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 Ordinances and Resolutions will be waived unless a Councilmember requests otherwise.
8.1 Minutes of November 23, 2004 (Ms. Zito)
Recommendation by the City Clerk to approve the Minutes of the regular City Council meeting of November 23, 2004.
8.2 Minutes of the Special Council Meeting of November 30, 2004 (Ms. Zito)
Recommendation by the City Clerk to approve the Minutes of the Special City Council meeting of November 30, 2004.
8.3 Warrant Register (Mr. Warren)
Recommendation by the Director of Administrative Services to approve the Warrant Register.
8.4 Payroll Registers (Mr. Warren)
Recommendation by the Director of Administrative Services to approve the Payroll Registers for pay periods 11 and 12.
8.5 State Citizen’s Option for Public Safety (COPS) Grant Acceptance (Chief Nielsen)
Resolution No. ______
Recommendation by the Chief of Police that the Council adopt a Resolution authorizing the acceptance of the State Citizen’s Option for Public Safety (COPS) grant as follows:
1. Accepting the 2004/2005 COPS grant which totals $100,026.29; and
2. Approving the use of these grant monies to fund:
§ Traffic Officer $62,000.00
§ Traffic Vehicle $38,026.29
8.6 Agreement Between the City of Placerville and El Dorado Transit for Use and Maintenance of Mosquito Park and Bus Facility (Mr. Driscoll)
Resolution No. _______
Recommendation by the City Manager/Attorney that the Council adopt a resolution authorizing the City Manager and Public Works Director to execute an agreement between the City and El Dorado Transit for the use and maintenance of the Mosquito Park and Bus facility.
8.7 Robinson-Menton Annexation (Briw Ridge Court)
Resolution No. _______
Recommendation by the Director of Community Development that the Council adopt a Resolution authorizing the filing of a Preliminary Annexation Application with the Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCO) for 4.99 acres located at 200 Briw Ridge Court.
8.8 Agreement with Gold Bug Park Development Committee, Inc. (Mr. Mueller)
Resolution No. _______
Recommendation by the Director of Public Services that the Council adopt a Resolution approving an agreement between the City and the Gold Bug Park Development Committee, Inc. establishing responsibilities for the planning, development and operations of Gold Bug Park, and authorize the Director of Public Services to execute the agreement.
8.9 Revision of the City’s Policy Against Harassment (Ms. Zito)
Resolution No. ________
Recommendation by the Human Resource Officer that the City Council adopt a Resolution revising the City’s Personnel System Rules and Regulations, 11.06, Employee Conduct, Policy Against Harassment, to conform to current federal, state and local prohibitions against all illegal forms of harassment.
8.10 Resolution Authorizing the Mayor, City Manager and City’s Labor Negotiator to Execute a Memorandum of Understanding Setting Forth Salary and Benefit Provisions with the Placerville Police Officers’ Association (POA) (Mr. Driscoll)
Resolution No. ________
Recommendation by the City Manager/Attorney that the City Council adopt a Resolution authorizing the Mayor, City Manager and the City’s labor negotiator to execute a Memorandum of Understanding setting forth salary and benefit provisions with the Placerville Police Officers’ Association.
9. ORDINANCES – None Scheduled
10. PUBLIC HEARINGS
10.1 General Plan Amendment 04-01 - Housing Element Update (Mr. Calfee)
Recommendation by the Director of Community Development that the Council take the following actions:
1. The Mayor may open the Public Hearing for public comment. At the conclusion of the public comment, close the Public Hearing.
2. That the Council adopt a Resolution amending the City of Placerville General Plan repealing the current Housing Element and adopting a new Housing Element valid through 2009.
11. DISCUSSION/ACTION ITEMS
11.1 Special Event - Antique Street Faire 2005 (Chief Nielsen)
Recommendation by the Chief of Police that the City Council approve the Special Events application for the 2005 Antique Street Faire submitted by Lisa Crummett representing the Placerville Downtown Association. The event shall include a Main Street closure from Bedford Street West to Center Street on Sunday, September 25, 2005 from 5:00 A.M. to 6:00 P.M.
11.2 Placerville Downtown Association’s Request for City Support in Donation for “Wheelbarrows on Parade” Art Project (Mr. Driscoll)
Recommendation by the City Manager/Attorney that the City Council adopt a Resolution approving the Placerville Downtown Association’s request for a City contribution of $2,000 for the “Wheelbarrows on Parade” art project, and authorize the appropriation of said sum from the Contingency for Unforeseen Operating Expenditures.
11.3 Planning Commission Request -Historic District Mailer (Mr. Calfee)
No staff recommendation.
11.4 Cancellation of the December 28, 2004 Regularly Scheduled Council meeting (Ms. Zito)
Recommendation from the City Clerk that the Council cancel the regularly scheduled Council meeting of December 28, 2004, and that by approval of this request, the media and public are notified of the cancellation.
11.5 Request By El Dorado County Registrar of Voters to Use Town Hall as a Polling Place for the Special Districts Election to be held on Tuesday, March 8, 2005 (Mr. Driscoll)
Recommendation by the City Manager/Attorney that the City Council cancel the regularly scheduled March 8, 2005 Council meeting and approve the El Dorado County Registrar of Voters’ request to use Town Hall on that date from 6:30 a.m. until 9:30 p.m. as a polling place and further that as March 2005 approaches, the Council consider setting a Special Council meeting to replace the cancelled meeting.
11.6 Water Treatment Plant Bypass Project, Declaration of Emergency Condition, Award Design Contract, and Allocation of Funding (Mr. Pesses)
Resolution No. _______
Recommendation by the Director of Public Works that the City Council take the following actions:
1. Authorize the appropriation of $16,111 from the City’s General Liability Fund for the purpose of obtaining design engineering services to construct a bypass waterline and appurtenances near the City Water Treatment Plant; and
2. Authorizing the City Manager to execute an agreement with Owen Engineering for $16,111 for professional engineering services necessary to proceed with design of a replacement water line and associated fittings, valves, and connections to replace the existing leaking waterline and valves adjacent to the decommissioned Water Treatment Plant (WTP) on Pardi Way.
12. ITEMS PULLED FROM THE CONSENT CALENDAR
13. COUNCILMEMBERS REPORTS/ITEMS INITIATED BY
14. STAFF REPORTS
14.1 City Hall Update/Status (Oral Report by Mr. Driscoll)
15. UPCOMING ITEMS
The regular City Council meeting scheduled for December 28, 2004 will be cancelled.
The next Regular Council meeting will be held on January 11, 2004: 6:00 P.M. Closed Session; 7:00 P.M. Regular Session.
Susan Zito, CMC