October 21, 2019 – 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.

October 21, 2019 – Regular Meeting – 6:30 PM

City Hall – Beryl P. Robinson, Jr. Conference Room

317 Broad Street, Nevada City, CA 95959

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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.

REGULAR MEETING – 6:30 PM – Call to Order

Roll Call: Mayor Senum, Vice Mayor Minett, Council Members Moberg, Parker and Strawser





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.



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: Authorization for Procurement of Nevada City Wastewater Plant Clarifier Weir Wash System

Recommendation: Pass Resolution 2019-XX a Resolution of the City of Nevada City Council to authorize the procurement from Kusters Water – Zima Corp. in the amount of $65,820.00 plus $7,000.00 in contingencies for the Nevada City Wastewater Plant Clarifier Weir Wash System authorizing the City Manager or designee to sign purchase orders.


A. City Council Meeting – October 9, 2019


A. Subject: Courthouse Committee Update

Recommendation: Staff is seeking City Council’s interest in signing the attached letter supporting the Nevada City Courthouse project to occur at the current location, 201 Church Street Nevada City , CA 95959 and authorizing the City Manager to submit the letter of support to the Judicial Council’s Courthouse Facilities Advisory Committee.

B. Subject: Plaque Honoring Ellen Clark Sargent at Calanan Park Recommendation: Provide staff direction on an application by the Nevada County Historical Society to install a plaque honoring Ellen Sargent at Calanan Park

C. Subject: License Agreement Nevada County Administrative Center Sugarloaf Trail Overflow Parking Agreement with Nevada City, CA

Recommendation: Approve revised License Agreement and authorize the Mayor to sign on behalf of the City prior to County staff presenting a County Resolution for adoption to the Board of Supervisors approving the Agreement.

D. Subject: Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) Energy Efficient Retrofit Project and OnBill Financing Loan Agreement Recommendation: Review the Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) Energy Efficient Retrofit Project and On-Bill Financing Loan Agreement and authorize the City Manager to sign.

E. Subject: Award of Contract for Firms to Provide On-Call Planning Services Recommendation: Pass Resolution 2019-XX, a Resolution of the City of Nevada City awarding three professional service contracts for on-call Planning Services.

F. Subject: Monthly Update on City Council Six-Month Strategic Objectives

Recommendation: Receive and file.

G. Subject: Update on Nevada City State Route (SR) 49 Multimodal Corridor Plan Recommendation: Receive and file.

H. Subject: Request to provide the Nevada City Council Chambers for use by the Nevada City Chamber of Commerce during Victorian Christmas 2019

Recommendation: Approve request to provide the Nevada City Council Chambers for use by the Nevada City Chamber of Commerce for Santa’s Headquarters during Victorian Christmas 2019 and waive applicable fees.

I. Subject: Measure “S” Ballot Measure Extension

Recommendation: City Council to provide staff direction to work with the Measure “S” Committee on development of next steps in moving forward on preparing to place a Measure on the ballot for the November 2020 election to extend the existing Special Tax Measure “S”, due to sunset 2023.

J. Subject: 4th Quarter Financial Update, Fiscal Year (FY) 18/19 – UNAUDITED

Recommendation: Receive and file.


A. Subject: Parking Committee Recommendation to Increase Parking Meter Fees Recommendation: Pass Resolution 2019-XX, a Resolution of the City Council of the City of Nevada City establishing revised parking meter rates at all current meter locations and supersede suspended Resolution 2019-23.

B. Subject: A Resolution of the City Council of the City of Nevada City, California, Adopting a New Fee Schedule that Establishes New Fees for Wireless Telecommunication Facilities Permits

Recommendation: Pass Resolution 2019-XX, a Resolution to establish fees to cover staff costs to review and process wireless telecommunication facility permits and establish a fee deposit associated with processing telecommunication facility permits that require extraordinary hours or that require use of a consultant.


A. Subject: Ordinance for the Regulation of Wireless Telecommunication Facilities in the City
Recommendation: Provide staff direction on any sections of the adopted Ordinance that Council wants to see clarified, expanded or amended.
A. Subject: Sierra Nevada Memorial 10. ANNOUNCEMENTS: 11. CITY MANAGER’S REPORT: 12. ADJOURNMENT

Supporting documents for this agenda can be found here.