City Council
Jan 8 2019 - 7:00pm

CITY OF GRASS VALLEY

CITY COUNCIL MEETING

Lisa Swarthout, Mayor                                               Ben Aguilar, Vice Mayor

Jan Arbuckle              Howard Levine                       Hilary Hodge

CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS AUTHORITY AND REDEVELOPMENT “SUCCESSOR AGENCY”

REGULAR MEETING OF THE GRASS VALLEY CITY COUNCIL,

7:00 P. M., TUESDAY, JANUARY 8, 2019

 

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 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 lower right hand button “Meetings on Video - City Council” 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 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/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).

 

1.         Approval of the and Regular Meeting Minutes of December 11, 2018

RECOMMENDATION: Council approve the minutes as submitted.

 

2.         Local Emergency Proclamation

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

           

3.         Employment Agreement for Fire Investigation Services

RECOMMENDATION: That Council approve the Public Employees' Retirement System (PERS) for hiring of an annuitant for temporary training, fire investigation and special enforcement services related to investigation, prevention and enforcement pursuant to Government Code Section 21224(a). Agreement, subject to legal review.

 

4.         Memorial Park Pickleball Courts Project – Final Acceptance

RECOMMENDATION: That Council 1) accept the Memorial Park Pickleball Courts Project as complete, 2) authorize the Assistant City Engineer to file a Notice of Completion with the County Recorder, and 3) authorize the Finance Director to execute the necessary budget transfers to fully fund the project.

 

5.         Timberwood Estates Final Map 05PLN-04 - Subdivision Improvement Agreement; and Accept Public Easements

RECOMMENDATION: That Council 1) approve Final Map 05PLN-04, 2) Authorize the Mayor to execute the Subdivision Improvement Agreement, subject to legal review, and 3) adopt Resolution 2019-01 accepting public easements in the Timberwood Estates development.

 

6.         Appointment of City Council Members and Staff to Boards and Commissions.

RECOMMENDATION: Approve Mayor Swarthout’s recommended appointments of Council Members and staff to various Boards and Commissions.

 

7.         Adoption of a Resolution in support of Nevada County’s application for a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) for a proposed day center and transitional housing project located in the City that would be operated by Foothill House of Hospitality (Hospitality House).

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution 2019-02

 

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

           

G.        PUBLIC HEARING

 

H.        ADMINISTRATIVE

 

8.         Recognized Obligation Payment Schedule (ROPS 19-20) for July 2019 through June 30, 2020

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution SA2019-01 approving the Recognized Obligation Payment Schedule (ROPS19-20) for the time period July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020. 

 

9.         Acceptance of the Final Report on the 2013 Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Brownfields Grant Program

RECOMMENDATION: Informational only, no action required.    

 

10.       Community Funding Request (Grass Valley-Nevada City Cultural District)

RECOMMENDATION: That the City Council consider community group funding request presentation and direct staff on desired funding for remaining portion of Fiscal Year 2018/19.

 

11.       Measure E - Replacement Restrooms and Potential Field Space Opportunity

RECOMMENDATION: That the City Council 1) approve the purchase of two (2) prefabricated restrooms from Public Restroom Company; 2) authorize the City Manager to execute contract with Public Restroom Company in amount not to exceed $142,100 per turnkey structure installed, subject to legal review; 3) authorize the City Manager to execute change orders up to 10% of the contract amount; and 4) authorize the Finance Director to execute the necessary budget transfers to fully fund the project.

 

I.          BRIEF REPORTS BY COUNCIL MEMBERS

 

J.         ADJOURN

 

 

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