posted 03-07-2013 04:08 PM
CITY OF GRASS VALLEY
CITY COUNCIL MEETING
Dan Miller, Mayor Jason Fouyer, Vice Mayor
Lisa Swarthout Jan Arbuckle Howard Levine
REGULAR MEETING OF THE GRASS VALLEY CITY COUNCIL,
CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS AUTHORITY AND REDEVELOPMENT “SUCCESSOR AGENCY”
7:00 P. M., TUESDAY, MARCH 12, 2013
GRASS VALLEY CITY HALL (LOWER LEVEL)
125 EAST MAIN STREET, GRASS VALLEY, CALIFORNIA
Telephone: (530) 274-4310 – Fax: (530) 274-4399
E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Web Site: www.cityofgrassvalley.com
City Council 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 www.nevadacountytv.org. In addition to being broadcast live on TV it is also is also being broadcast “live” on the internet at www.cityofgrassvalley.com (click on the upper right hand button “Video City Council Meetings” and follow the instructions. 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, CA 95945. Materials related to an item on this agenda submitted to the Council after distribution of the agenda packet are available for public inspection in the City Clerk’s Office, 125 East Main Street, Grass Valley, CA 95945, during normal business hours. Such documents are also available on the City of Grass Valley website at www.cityofgrassvalley.com subject to the City staff’s ability to post the documents before the meeting.
A. CALL TO ORDER:
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE:
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
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. CONSENT ITEMS – All matters listed under the Consent Calendar are to be considered routine by the City Council 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 votes on the motion to adopt, members of the Council, staff or the public request specific items to be removed from the Consent Calendar for separate discussion and action (roll call vote).
1. Approval of Action Minutes of the Regular City Council Meeting of February 26, 2013
RECOMMENDATION: Approve Minutes as submitted.
2. Warrant Register
RECOMMENDATION: Approve warrant disbursements in the amount of $969,797.60 for the period February 20, 2013 through March 5, 2013.
3. Investment reports for June 2012
RECOMMENDATION: Approve Monthly Statement of Investments for June 2012.
4. Pension Obligation Refunding Bonds
RECOMMENDATION: Authorize staff to initiate the process for the potential issuance of Pension Obligation Refunding Bonds through a lease/revenue financing structure or other financing to fund outstanding PERS Side Fund Pension Obligations.
5. Authorization to Appoint/Hire Two Maintenance Assistant Positions
RECOMMENDATION: That Council appoint/hire two (2) recruits to the position of Maintenance Assistant at Step “A” of the salary range.
F. ITEMS REMOVED FROM CONSENT CALENDAR FOR DISCUSSION OR SEPARATE ACTION AND / OR ANY ADDED AGENDA ITEMS
6. Implementation of Automated Trash and Recycling Collection
RECOMMENDATION: Approve the implementation of Waste Management’s automated trash and recycling collection program
7. Initiation of a General Plan Amendment, Prezone and Annexation of the Bear River Mill Site Special Development Area and intervening properties.
RECOMMENDATION: Staff recommends the Council take the following actions: 1) Initiate an amendment to the General Plan Land Use Map for approximately 421 acres, which includes all the land in the southern Sphere of Influence on the east and west sides of Highway 49; 2) Initiate a Prezone of approximately 140 acres of land within the near term annexation horizon located east of Highway 49; 3) Initiate an Annexation of approximately 140 acres of land within the near term annexation horizon located on the east side of Highway 49; and, 4) Authorize a budget amendment of $100,000 to the Development Services Fund for this work.
8. Finance/Administrative Services Department Report for the period October 2012 – February 2013
RECOMMENDATION: Receive and file
H. BRIEF REPORTS BY COUNCIL MEMBERS