December 8, 2019 – Agenda for a Regular City Council Meeting Tuesday, December 10, 2019. Editor’s note: Supporting documents for agenda items can be downloaded here.
Closed Session – 6:15 PM
Regular Meeting – 6:30 PM
City Hall – Beryl P. Robinson, Jr. Conference Room
317 Broad Street, Nevada City, CA 95959
CLOSED SESSION: 6:15 PM
Under Government Code Section 54950 members of the public are entitled to comment on the closed session agenda before the Council goes into closed session.
- Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9 the City Manager, Catrina Olson and City Attorney, Hal DeGraw are requesting a closed session conference to confer on litigation involving the City in the case of Friends of Spring Street vs. Nevada City, et al., Nevada County Superior Court Case No. CIV 1304393, Appellate Case No. C081195.
REGULAR MEETING – 6:30 PM – Call to Order
Roll Call: Mayor Senum, Vice Mayor Minett, Council Members Moberg, Parker and Strawser
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
BUSINESS FROM THE FLOOR
- PUBLIC COMMENT
Under Government Code Section 54954.3, members of the public are entitled to address the City Council concerning any item within the Nevada City Council’s subject matter jurisdiction. Comments on items NOT ON THE AGENDA are welcome at this time. Normally, public comments are limited to no more than three minutes each. Except for certain specific exceptions, the City Council is prohibited from discussing or taking action on any item not appearing on the posted agenda.
- COUNCIL MEMBERS REQUESTED ITEMS AND COMMITTEE REPORTS:
- 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, City staff or the public request specific items to be removed from the Consent Calendar for separate discussion and action.
A. Subject: Accounts Payable Activity Report – November 2019
Recommendation: Receive and file.
B. Subject: Bear Yuba Land Trust (BYLT) Trail Maintenance Contract
Recommendation: Pass Resolution 2019-XX, a Resolution of the City of Nevada City adopting 2020 trail Maintenance Contract with Bear Yuba Land Trust (BYLT) and authorize the City Manager.
C. Subject: Award of Contract for Pioneer Park Picnic Area Bathroom Improvements in Nevada City
Recommendation: Pass Resolution 2019-XX, a Resolution of the City Council of the City of Nevada City to award a contract to Barsotti Contracting in the amount of $43,900.00 plus $7,000.00 in contingencies for Pioneer Park Picnic Area Bathroom Improvements in Nevada City and authorize the Mayor to sign.
D. Subject: Award of Contract for Roof Replacement at 775 Zion Street
Recommendation: Pass Resolution 2019-XX, a Resolution of the City Council of the City of Nevada City to award a contract to Matco Construction in the amount of $37,500 plus $6,000 contingencies for Roof Replacement at 775 Zion Street in Nevada City and authorize the Mayor to sign.
- APPROVAL OF ACTION MINUTES:
A. City Council Meeting – November 13, 2019
B. Special City Council Meeting – December 2, 2019
- DEPARTMENT REQUESTED ACTION ITEMS AND UPDATE REPORTS:
A. Subject: A Resolution for the Purchase of (2), Ford F-250’s from Teichert Construction Co. for the Water and Wastewater Department
Recommendation: Pass Resolution 2019-XX, a Resolution of the City Council of the City of Nevada City to award purchase from Teichert Construction Co. for $25,000.00 for (2) vehicles (2012 Ford F-250 and 2014 Ford F-250) for the City of Nevada City Water and Wastewater Departments.
B. Subject: City Letter Acknowledging Compliance with Settlement Agreement to Allow Terra Alta to Proceed with Map Recordation for the First 7 Lots of Deer Creek Park II A
Recommendation: Review, approve and authorize the Mayor to sign the letter of compliance for Deer Creek Park II.
- PUBLIC HEARINGS:
- OLD BUSINESS:
- NEW BUSINESS:
A. Subject: Request for Placement of a Menorah Display in Robinson Plaza from December 22-30, 2019
Recommendation: Approve placement of the Menorah display.
B. Subject: Consideration of Removal or Sanctioning of the Current Mayor
Recommendation: Consider, discuss and possibly act on the removal or sanctioning of the current Mayor. Additionally, or in the alternative, provide direction to staff on whether amendments to the City Code of Conduct are desired.
A. Thank you Nevada City Police Department
11.CITY MANAGER’S REPORT:
The City Council welcomes you to its meetings which are scheduled at 6:30 PM on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of each month. Your interest is encouraged and appreciated. This meeting is recorded on DVD and is televised on local public television Channel 17. Other special accommodations may be requested to the City Clerk 72 hours in advance of the meeting. Please turn off all cell phones or similar devices. Action may be taken on any agenda item. Agenda notices are available at City Hall. 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 Hall at 317 Broad Street, Nevada City, CA during normal business hours.
ANY MEMBER OF THE PUBLIC DESIRING TO ADDRESS THE COUNCIL ON ANY ITEM ON THIS AGENDA: After receiving recognition from the Mayor, give your name and address, and then your comments or questions. Please direct your remarks to the Councilmembers. In order that all interested parties have an opportunity to speak, please limit your comments to the specific item under discussion. All citizens will be afforded an opportunity to speak, consistent with their Constitutional rights. Time limits shall be at the Mayor’s discretion. IF YOU CHALLENGE the Council’s decision on any matter in court, you will be limited to raising only those issues you or someone else raised at the meeting or Public Hearing described on this agenda, or in written correspondence delivered to the City Council at, or prior to, the meeting or Public Hearing.
NOTICE: As presiding officer, the Mayor has the authority to preserve order at all City Council meetings, to remove or cause the removal of any person from any such meeting for disorderly conduct, or for making personal, impertinent, or slanderous remarks, using profanity, or becoming boisterous, threatening or personally abusive while addressing said Council and to enforce the rules of the Council