City Council
Oct 23 2018 - 7:00pm

CITY OF GRASS VALLEY

SPECIAL CLOSED SESSION

CITY COUNCIL MEETING

 

Howard Levine, Mayor                                   Lisa Swarthout, Vice Mayor

 

Jan Arbuckle                   Ben Aguilar                     Jason Fouyer

 

NOTICE OF CLOSED SESSION MEETING

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THE CITY COUNCIL OF GRASS VALLEY WILL

HOLD A CLOSED SESSION MEETING ON TUESDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2018 AT 6:45 PM IN THE MAYOR’S CONFERENCE ROOM OF GRASS VALLEY CITY HALL, 125 EAST MAIN STREET, GRASS VALLEY, CA 94945

 

Public Comments for Closed Session Items Only

Call to Order:

Roll Call:

 

1.

Conference with Legal Counsel; Anticipated Litigation

(Gov. Code § 54956.9(d)(2) & (d)(3))

A point has been reached where, in the opinion of the City Council on the advice of its legal counsel, based on the below-described existing facts and circumstances, there is a significant exposure to litigation against the City.

The following facts and circumstances known to plaintiff or plaintiffs regarding (Gov. Code § 54956.9(e)(2))

Adjourn:

 

 

CITY OF GRASS VALLEY

REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING

 

Howard Levine, Mayor                               Lisa Swarthout, Vice Mayor

 

Jan Arbuckle                Ben Aguilar             Jason Fouyer

 

REGULAR MEETING OF THE GRASS VALLEY CITY COUNCIL,

CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS AUTHORITY AND REDEVELOPMENT “SUCCESSOR AGENCY”

7:00 P. M., TUESDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2018

 

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: 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 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 button “Meetings on Video - City Council” on the lower portion of the home page 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.

 

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 to accomplish business in the most efficient manner.

           

C.        REPORT OUT OF CLOSED SESSION

 

D.        INTRODUCTIONS AND PRESENTATIONS

 

E.        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 and speak into the microphone.  If you wish to speak regarding a         scheduled agenda item, please come to the podium when the item number and subject matter are announced and speak into the microphone. 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.

 

F.         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 the Action Minutes of the Special Closed Session and Regular City Council Meeting of October 9, 2018

                        RECOMMENDATION: Approve minutes as submitted.

 

            2.         Local Emergency Proclamation

                    RECOMMENDATION: Continuance of proclamation declaring a Local State of Emergency due to extreme weather.

 

            3.    Firefighter Paramedic, Fire Engineer Paramedic and Fire Engineer Job Description

                      RECOMMENDATION: That Council 1) approve the newly developed Firefighter Paramedic and Engineer Paramedic job descriptions, and                         2) approve an update to the Engineer job description.

 

            4.       Side Letter Agreement to Memorandum of Understanding with the International Union of Operating Engineers,  Stationary Engineers,                          Local 39 and the City of Grass Valley

                     RECOMMENDATION: That Council 1) approve the Side Letter Agreement between the International Union of Operating Engineers,                               Stationary Engineers, Local 39 and the City of Grass Valley to clarify classifications eligible for certificate(s) and license(s)                                           compensation; and 2) authorize the Mayor and City Manager to execute the Side Letter Agreement subject to legal review.

 

            5.        Authorize the City Manager to execute professional service agreements for on-call landscape design assistance services
                       RECOMMENDATION: That Council authorize the City Manager to execute professional service agreements with Living Outdoors                                    Landscapes and Foothill Associates for on-call landscape design assistance services each in the amount of $30,000 with the ability to                          approve amendments for each agreement up to $90,000

 

            6.         Timberwood Estates Grading Permit 17-03 – Accept Public Easement
                       RECOMMENDATION: That Council adopt Resolution 2018-72 accepting a public utility easement for Timberwood Estates.

 

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

 

H.        PUBLIC HEARING            

I.         ADMINISTRATIVE

 

           7.   No Place Like Home Program and Potential Competitive Funding (Informational Only)
                RECOMMENDATION: That Council receive the information from Foothill House of Hospitality concerning potential housing funding under the                 No Place Like Home Program.

 

           8.   2018 City of Grass Valley Strategic Plan (Administrative Draft) (Informational Only)
                RECOMMENDATION: That Council receive the Administrative Draft of 2018 City of Grass Valley Strategic Plan for future consideration.

 

J.         BRIEF REPORTS BY COUNCIL MEMBERS

 

K.        ADJOURN

 

 

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