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Kristi
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posted 11-20-2009 07:50 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Kristi   Click Here to Email Kristi     Edit/Delete Message
CITY OF GRASS VALLEY
CITY COUNCIL
Lisa Swarthout, Mayor Jan Arbuckle, Vice Mayor
Yolanda Cookson Dan Miller Chauncey Poston

NOTICE OF SPECIAL MEETING (CLOSED SESSION)
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THE CITY COUNCIL and/or GRASS VALLEY REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY WILL HOLD A SPECIAL MEETING AT 6:30 P.M. ON TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 2009, IN THE MAYOR’S CONFERENCE ROOM OF GRASS VALLEY CITY HALL, 125 EAST MAIN STREET, GRASS VALLEY, TO CONSIDER THE MATTER LISTED BELOW. ANY MEMBER OF THE PUBLIC MAY COMMENT ON THIS ITEM BEFORE ITS CONSIDERATION.

1. CLOSED SESSION

I. Anticipated Litigation Conference with Legal Counsel regarding anticipated litigation pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(b) one anticipated case.

REGULAR MEETING OF THE GRASS VALLEY CITY COUNCIL,
CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS AUTHORITY AND REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY
7:00 P. M., TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 2009
COUNCIL CHAMBERS
GRASS VALLEY CITY HALL (LOWER LEVEL)
125 EAST MAIN STREET, GRASS VALLEY, CALIFORNIA
Telephone: (530) 274-4310 – Fax: (530) 274-4399
E-Mail: info@cityofgrassvalley.com Web Site:
City Council and /or the Grass Valley Redevelopment Agency welcomes you to its meetings, which are scheduled at 7 p.m. on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of each month. Your interest is encouraged and appreciated. This meeting is being broadcast “live” on Comcast Channel 17 and This meeting is being recorded by NCTV and is scheduled for rebroadcast on NCTV Channel 17. Please consult NCTV program listings as to the schedule at [URL=http://www.nevadacountytv.org]www.nevadacountytv.org
This meeting is also recorded on audio tape. Council Chambers are wheelchair accessible and listening devices are available. Other special accommodations may be requested to the City Clerk 72 hours in advance of the meeting. Action may be taken on any agenda item. Please turn off all cell phones or similar devices. Agenda materials are available at City Hall, the Grass Valley Public Library or on the City’s web site by clicking on each item’s icon. Staff reports and background information related to regular agenda items are available at City of Grass Valley City Hall, 125 East Main Street, Grass Valley, California at the office of the City Clerk.
AGENDA
A. CALL TO ORDER:
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE:
ROLL CALL:

B. AGENDA APPROVAL
The City Council reserves the right to hear items in a different order in order to accomplish business in the most efficient manner.

C. INTRODUCTIONS AND PRESENTATIONS

1. Presentation of Proclamation - NATIONAL HOSPICE/PALLIATIVE CARE MONTH
NOVEMBER 2009
RECOMMENDATION: Mayor present proclamation.

2. Sage Leadership Project
RECOMMENDATION: Approve City support and endorsement of the Sage Leadership Project


3. California Preservation Foundation May 2010 Conference Support
RECOMMENDATION: Approve City support and endorsement of California Preservation Foundation conference “Preserving a Sense of Place - the Sierra Nevada” and allow the use of the City’s name in supporting the May 2010 conference to be held in Grass Valley and Nevada City.

D. PUBLIC COMMENT – There is a time limitation of three minutes per person. For any items that are not on the agenda and within the jurisdiction or interest of the City, please come to the podium at this time. If you wish to speak regarding a scheduled agenda item, please come to the podium when the item number and subject matter are announced. When recognized, please begin by providing your name and address for the record (optional). Anyone wishing to submit written information at the meeting needs to furnish ten (10) copies to the City Clerk in advance to allow for distribution to City Council, staff and the media.

E. BRIEF REPORTS BY COUNCIL MEMBERS

F. CONSENT ITEMS – All matters listed under the Consent Calendar are to be considered routine by the City Council and/or Grass Valley Redevelopment Agency and will be enacted by one motion in the form listed. There will be no separate discussion of these items unless, before the City Council and/or Grass Valley Redevelopment Agency votes on the motion to adopt, members of the Council and/or Agency, staff or the public request specific items to be removed from the Consent Calendar for separate discussion and action (roll call vote).

4. Approval of Action Minutes of the Regular Meeting of November 10, 2009
RECOMMENDATION: Approve Minutes as submitted.

5. Warrant Registers
RECOMMENDATION: Approve warrant disbursements in the amount of $1,568,980.78 for the period October 31, 2009 through November 13, 2009.

6. Investment Reports for September 2009
RECOMMENDATION: Approve Monthly Statement of Investments for September 2009

7. Approval of agreement with Wahlstrom & Associates for the preparation of the “Glenbrook Basin Redevelopment Infill Study”
RECOMMENDATION: Authorize the Mayor to execute agreement with Wahlstrom & Associates to prepare the “Glenbrook Basin Redevelopment Infill Study”


8. Wastewater Treatment Plant Administrative Civil Liability Order N0. R5-2003-0089
RECOMMENDATION: That Council authorize the payment of $3,000 to the State Water
Pollution Cleanup and Abatement Account, and authorize the City Administrator to approve any needed budget amendments and/or transfers of Sewer Funds associated with the payment.

9. 2007/2008 Sidewalk Project – Authorize the Public Works Director/City Engineer to Execute
Construction Contracts up to $25,000
RECOMMENDATION: That Council authorize the Public Works Director/City Engineer to execute construction contracts up to $25,000 each for the 2007/2008 Sidewalk Project

10. Annual Chemical Purchase for Sewage Odor Control
RECOMMENDATION: That Council 1) authorize the Public Works Director/City Engineer to execute a purchase order up to $27,200 for Sewage Odor Control Chemicals; 2) authorize the Public Works Director/City Engineer to approve amendments up to 10% of the original agreement amount; and 3) authorize the City Administrator to approve any needed budget amendments and/or transfers of Sewer Funds associated with purchase of Sewer Odor Control Chemicals.

G. ITEMS REMOVED FROM CONSENT CALENDAR FOR DISCUSSION OR SEPARATE ACTION AND / OR ANY ADDED AGENDA ITEMS

H. PUBLIC HEARING

11. Second Reading - Amend Municipal Code Chapter 12.08 – Street and Sidewalk Construction and
Repair and Adopt City of Grass Valley Sidewalk Inspection Program
RECOMMENDATION: By motion, adopt Ordinance No. 711 to amend Municipal Code Chapter 12.08 – Street and Sidewalk Construction and Repair, updating the responsibilities of property owners to repair, maintain, and assume liability relating to sidewalk areas.

I. ADMINISTRATIVE

12. Ordinance No. 708 an ordinance of the City Council of the City of Grass Valley requiring the licensing of tobacco retailers – Second Reading and adoption
RECOMMENDATION: To take the following action: 1) Review modified Ordinance No 708 and 2) Adopt Ordinance No. 708 an ordinance of the City Council of the City of Grass Valley requiring the licensing of tobacco retailers and amending the Grass Valley Municipal Code by adding chapter 5.56 tobacco retailer licensing



13. Resolution establishing accounts, fees and compliance enforcement guidelines for Tobacco Retailer Licenses
RECOMMENDATION: To adopt Resolution No. 2009-94 establishing accounts, fees and compliance enforcement guidelines for Tobacco Retailer Licenses


14. Redevelopment Agency Budget Amendment/Transfers
RECOMMENDATION: Approve budget change to the Redevelopment Agency’s FY2009-10 annual budget to re-allocate adequate funds to cover the potential take by the State of California of an estimated $617,489 for FY2009-10 and $127,130 funds for FY2010-11 and budget transfers for adjusted project funding and authorize the Executive Director to approve transfers.

15. Collaboration Ad Hoc Sub-Committee Assignments
RECOMMENDATION: Appoint two Council Members to serve on each of four “Collaboration Ad Hoc Committees” including: 1) Law Enforcement Services; 2) Dispatch Services; 3) Recreation Services; and 4) Public Works Corporation Yard.

J. ADJOURN

[This message has been edited by Kristi (edited 11-20-2009).]

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