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AGENDA

REGULAR MEETING OF THE

ALTURAS CITY COUNCIL

2:00 p.m.                                    CITY HALL COUNCIL CHAMBERS                       July 15, 2014

                      John E. Dederick, Mayor                                 Bobby Ray, Mayor Pro-Tem

        Cheryl Nelson                                         Jim Irvin                                               Mark Steffek   

 

CALL TO ORDER                                   Pledge of Allegiance                                   Moment of Silence

 

1.                  PUBLIC FORUM:  The public may address the Council with items not listed on the agenda.  Should a request call for action by the Council, the item will be placed on a later agenda.

 

2.                  NEW BUSINESS:  Discussion/action:  Set alternate date for the regular August 2014 City Council meeting, due to a quorum not being available for August 19th        (Mayor Dederick)

 

3.                  Discussion/action:  Second reading & adoption of Ordinance #500 amending Chapter 10 – Fire Protection, Section 10-26 to include Fire Marshal, and/or designee appointed by the Fire Chief to enter any building for inspection     (Fire Chief Jacques)

 

4.                  Discussion/action:  First reading of Ordinance #501 adding Chapter 18 – Disruption of Public Meetings to the Alturas City Code        (Mayor Dederick)

 

5.                  Discussion/action:  Adopt Resolution #2014-16 directing the City Clerk to submit to the County Clerk a measure to be placed on the November 4, 2014 ballot as follows:  Shall the Alturas City Council be authorized to continue a supplemental charge of $1.50 per meter to minimum water rates to fund Mosquito Abatement  in the City of Alturas with an annual increase of 2%, not to  exceed the annual cost of living adjustment as determined by the Consumer Price Index.  The annual increase shall become effective on July 1st of each year.”           (DPW Picotte)

 

6.                  Discussion/action:  Authorization for the Director of Public Works to advertise for bids  for the Airport joint seal of runways 13/31, apron, taxiway, and pavement re-markings; AIP Project # 3-06-003-10, and approval to award to the lowest responsible bidder           (DPW Picotte)

 

7.                  CONSENT AGENDA:  It is recommended that items _a_ and _b_ be acted on simultaneously unless separate action is requested by Council or Staff:

 

a)      Approve minutes of June 17, 2014 meeting

b)      Approve City warrants in the amount of  $184,355.63

 

 

8.                  COUNCIL/STAFF REPORTS:

 

ADJOURNMENT

 

POSTED:   July 11, 2014 on City Hall front doors & City Hall bulletin Board

 

Parties with a disability as provided by the American Disabilities Act who require special accommodations or aides in order to participate in the public meeting should make the request to the City Clerk at least 48 hours prior to the meeting.

 

If you wish to review the attachments available for each item, you can view them at the City Clerk’s Office which is located at 200 North Street, Alturas, CA  96101.  You may also contact the City Clerk at (530) 233-2512 or by email at cary@cityofalturas.org

AGENDA

REGULAR MEETING OF THE

ALTURAS CITY COUNCIL

2:00 p.m.                                     CITY HALL COUNCIL CHAMBERS                  APRIL 15, 2014

                      John E. Dederick, Mayor                                 Bobby Ray, Mayor Pro-Tem

        Cheryl Nelson                                         Jim Irvin                                               Keith Jacques   

 

CALL TO ORDER                                   Pledge of Allegiance                                   Moment of Silence

 

1.                  PUBLIC FORUM:  The public may address the Council with items not listed on the agenda.  Should a request call for action by the Council, the item will be placed on a later agenda.

 

2.                  NEW BUSINESS:  Discussion/action:  Brady Deaton, 200 East 14th Street, requests approval of an Animal Permit to keep and maintain two 4-H  sheep at his residence for the Jr.  Livestock Show through June 30, 2014

 

3.                  Discussion/action:  Discussion/action:  Allison Deaton, 200 East 14th Street, requests approval of an Animal Permit to keep and maintain two 4-H goats at her residence for the Jr. Livestock Show through June 30, 2014

 

4.                  Discussion/action:  Tom Parnow regarding the Alturas Municipal Airport Hangar Contracts

 

5.                  Discussion/action:  John Lance/Warner Mountain Lumber Co. to give an update on the progress of the lumber processing facility, and requests approval to utilize “Section 4.7 Rent Offsets” of the Industrial Lease between the City of Alturas and Warner Mountain Lumber Co.

 

6.                  Discussion/action:  2014/2015 Memorandum Of Understanding with the  Modoc Communications Systems Dispatch Center for City of Alturas dispatch services     (Mayor Dederick)

 

7.                  Discussion/action: Police Chief Barnes requests approval for City Clerk Baker to administer the Oath of Office to the two new Police Officers after successful completion of their medical and psychological evaluations                (Police Chief Barnes)

 

8.                  Discussion/action:  Approval to grant utility easement to Pacific Power at the City’s mill site property for a three-phase underground power supply relating to Warner Mt. Lumber Co.

(DPW Picotte)

 

9.                  Discussion/action:  Second reading and adoption Ordinance #499 amending Chapter 22 – Streets and Sidewalks  of the Alturas City Code relating to requirements for curbs & gutters  (Mayor Dederick)

10.              Discussion only:  consider non-benefited part-time help for the Alturas Fire Marshal position to help complete required Fire Marshal duties as required by the State of California   (Fire Chief Jacques)

 

11.              CONSENT AGENDA:  It is recommended that items _a_ through _c_ be acted on simultaneously unless separate action is requested by Council or Staff:

 

a)      Approve minutes of March 11, 2014 meeting

b)      Approve City warrants $ 176,223.10

c)      Adopt Resolution #2014-09 removing inactive water & sewer accounts $907.08

 

12.              COUNCIL/STAFF REPORTS:

 

13.              CLOSED SESSION:  G.C. Section 54956.9/Existing Litigation Update – City of Alturas vs. Adkins Engineering, Inc., et al

 

ADJOURNMENT

 

POSTED:   April 11, 2014 on City Hall front doors & City Hall bulletin Board

 

Parties with a disability as provided by the American Disabilities Act who require special accommodations or aides in order to participate in the public meeting should make the request to the City Clerk at least 48 hours prior to the meeting.

 

If you wish to review the attachments available for each item, you can view them at the City Clerk’s Office which is located at 200 North Street, Alturas, CA  96101.  You may also contact the City Clerk at (530) 233-2512 or by email at cary@cityofalturas.org

                                                     AGENDA

REGULAR MEETING OF THE

ALTURAS CITY COUNCIL

7:00 p.m.                                     CITY HALL COUNCIL CHAMBERS                MARCH 11, 2014

                      John E. Dederick, Mayor                                 Bobby Ray, Mayor Pro-Tem

        Cheryl Nelson                                         Jim Irvin                                               Keith Jacques   

 

CALL TO ORDER                                   Pledge of Allegiance                                   Moment of Silence

 

1.                  PUBLIC FORUM:  The public may address the Council with items not listed on the agenda.  Should a request call for action by the Council, the item will be placed on a later agenda.

 

2.                  NEW BUSINESS:  Discussion/action:  Approve the first reading of Ordinance #499 amending Chapter 22 – Streets and Sidewalks  of the Alturas City Code relating to curbs & gutters  (Mayor Dederick)

 

3.                  Discussion/action:   Approve the second reading and adoption of Ordinance #498 changing the time and date of the Alturas City Council meetings to the 3rd Tuesday of the month at 2:00 p.m.         (Mayor Dederick)

 

4.                  CONSENT AGENDA:  It is recommended that items _a_ through _c_ be acted on simultaneously unless separate action is requested by Council or Staff:

 

a)      Approve minutes of February 11, 2014 meeting

b)      Approve City warrants $100,863.85

c)      Adopt Resolution #2014-08 removing inactive water & sewer accounts $1,329.12

 

5.                  COUNCIL/STAFF REPORTS:

 

ADJOURNMENT

 

POSTED:   March 7, 2014 on City Hall front doors & City Hall bulletin Board

 

Parties with a disability as provided by the American Disabilities Act who require special accommodations or aides in order to participate in the public meeting should make the request to the City Clerk at least 48 hours prior to the meeting.

 

If you wish to review the attachments available for each item, you can view them at the City Clerk’s Office which is located at 200 North Street, Alturas, CA  96101.  You may also contact the City Clerk at (530) 233-2512 or by email at cary@cityofalturas.org

 

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AGENDA

REGULAR MEETING OF THE

ALTURAS CITY COUNCIL

7:00 p.m.                               CITY HALL COUNCIL CHAMBERS            FEBRUARY 11, 2014

                      John E. Dederick, Mayor                                 Bobby Ray, Mayor Pro-Tem

        Cheryl Nelson                                         Jim Irvin                                               Keith Jacques   

 

CALL TO ORDER                                   Pledge of Allegiance                                   Moment of Silence

 

1.                  PUBLIC FORUM:  The public may address the Council with items not listed on the agenda.  Should a request call for action by the Council, the item will be placed on a later agenda.

 

2.                  NEW BUSINESS:  Discussion/action:  Kelly Roberts, 317 W. Carlos St., requests approval of an Animal Permit to keep and maintain two 4-H Market Lambs at his residence through June 20, 2014/as set forth in Ordinance #202

 

3.                  Discussion/action:  Natalie Walton, 210 E. 17th St., requests approval of an Animal Permit to keep and maintain two 4-H Goats at her residence through June 20, 2014/as set forth in Ordinance #202

 

4.                  Information only:  Dee Funk, representing the Prevention Collaborative-Modoc Co. Office of Education, to give an information presentation regarding a  Skate Park project

 

5.                  Information only:  Harry Boulade, Alturas Sunrise Rotary, to review the LED Message Center Sign project for the Alturas Chamber of Commerce

 

6.                  Discussion/action:  Approval for Mayor to sign Memorandum Of Understanding between the County of Modoc and the City of Alturas for Planning Director Services        (DPW Picotte)

 

7.                  Discussion/action:  Adopt Resolution  #2014-05 authorizing the submittal of an application for a Federal Airport Improvement Program Assistance Grant         (DPW Picotte)

 

8.                  Discussion/action:  Adopt Resolution #2014-06  authorizing the submittal of an applicant with the Department of Transportation for an Airport Improvement Program Matching Grant    (DPW Picotte)

 

9.                  Discussion/action:  Adopt Resolution #2014-07 authorizing Modoc County to submit on behalf of the City of Alturas, a Used Oil Payment Program application            (DPW Picotte)

 

10.              Discussion/action:  Consider approval of  the  1st reading of Ordinance #498 changing the time and date of the Alturas City Council meetings to the 3rd Tuesday of the month at 2:00 p.m.    (Mayor Dederick)

 

11.              Discussion/action:  Appoint new Asst. OES Director for the City of Alturas to replace Steve Jacques                (Councilmembers Dederick & Irvin)

 

12.              CONSENT AGENDA:  It is recommended that items _a_ and _b_ be acted on simultaneously unless separate action is requested by Council or Staff:

 

a)      Approve minutes of January 14, 2014 meeting

b)      Approve City warrants $124,748.73

 

13.              COUNCIL/STAFF REPORTS:

 

14.              CLOSED SESSION:  

(1)      Government Code Section 54956.9/Existing Litigation Update – City of Alturas vs. Adkins

Engineering, Inc., et al;

(2)  Government Code Section 54956.9(b)/Anticipated Litigation: 1case

 

ADJOURNMENT

 

POSTED:   February 7, 2014 on City Hall front doors & City Hall bulletin Board

 

Parties with a disability as provided by the American Disabilities Act who require special accommodations or aides in order to participate in the public meeting should make the request to the City Clerk at least 48 hours prior to the meeting.

 

If you wish to review the attachments available for each item, you can view them at the City Clerk’s Office which is located at 200 North Street, Alturas, CA  96101.  You may also contact the City Clerk at (530) 233-2512 or by email at cary@cityofalturas.org

 

                                                     AGENDA

REGULAR MEETING OF THE

ALTURAS CITY COUNCIL

7:00 p.m.                               CITY HALL COUNCIL CHAMBERS            FEBRUARY 11, 2014

                      John E. Dederick, Mayor                                 Bobby Ray, Mayor Pro-Tem

        Cheryl Nelson                                         Jim Irvin                                               Keith Jacques   

 

CALL TO ORDER                                   Pledge of Allegiance                                   Moment of Silence

 

1.                  PUBLIC FORUM:  The public may address the Council with items not listed on the agenda.  Should a request call for action by the Council, the item will be placed on a later agenda.

 

2.                  NEW BUSINESS:  Discussion/action:  Kelly Roberts, 317 W. Carlos St., requests approval of an Animal Permit to keep and maintain two 4-H Market Lambs at his residence through June 20, 2014/as set forth in Ordinance #202

 

3.                  Discussion/action:  Natalie Walton, 210 E. 17th St., requests approval of an Animal Permit to keep and maintain two 4-H Goats at her residence through June 20, 2014/as set forth in Ordinance #202

 

4.                  Information only:  Dee Funk, representing the Prevention Collaborative-Modoc Co. Office of Education, to give an information presentation regarding a  Skate Park project

 

5.                  Information only:  Harry Boulade, Alturas Sunrise Rotary, to review the LED Message Center Sign project for the Alturas Chamber of Commerce

 

6.                  Discussion/action:  Approval for Mayor to sign Memorandum Of Understanding between the County of Modoc and the City of Alturas for Planning Director Services        (DPW Picotte)

 

7.                  Discussion/action:  Adopt Resolution  #2014-05 authorizing the submittal of an application for a Federal Airport Improvement Program Assistance Grant         (DPW Picotte)

 

8.                  Discussion/action:  Adopt Resolution #2014-06  authorizing the submittal of an applicant with the Department of Transportation for an Airport Improvement Program Matching Grant    (DPW Picotte)

 

9.                  Discussion/action:  Adopt Resolution #2014-07 authorizing Modoc County to submit on behalf of the City of Alturas, a Used Oil Payment Program application            (DPW Picotte)

 

10.              Discussion/action:  Consider approval of  the  1st reading of Ordinance #498 changing the time and date of the Alturas City Council meetings to the 3rd Tuesday of the month at 2:00 p.m.    (Mayor Dederick)

 

11.              Discussion/action:  Appoint new Asst. OES Director for the City of Alturas to replace Steve Jacques                (Councilmembers Dederick & Irvin)

 

12.              CONSENT AGENDA:  It is recommended that items _a_ and _b_ be acted on simultaneously unless separate action is requested by Council or Staff:

 

a)      Approve minutes of January 14, 2014 meeting

b)      Approve City warrants $124,748.73

 

13.              COUNCIL/STAFF REPORTS:

 

14.              CLOSED SESSION:  

(1)      Government Code Section 54956.9/Existing Litigation Update – City of Alturas vs. Adkins

Engineering, Inc., et al;

(2)  Government Code Section 54956.9(b)/Anticipated Litigation: 1case

 

ADJOURNMENT

 

POSTED:   February 7, 2014 on City Hall front doors & City Hall bulletin Board

 

Parties with a disability as provided by the American Disabilities Act who require special accommodations or aides in order to participate in the public meeting should make the request to the City Clerk at least 48 hours prior to the meeting.

 

If you wish to review the attachments available for each item, you can view them at the City Clerk’s Office which is located at 200 North Street, Alturas, CA  96101.  You may also contact the City Clerk at (530) 233-2512 or by email at cary@cityofalturas.org

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AGENDA

REGULAR MEETING OF THE

ALTURAS CITY COUNCIL

7:00 p.m.                                CITY HALL COUNCIL CHAMBERS            DECEMBER 10, 2013

                      John E. Dederick, Mayor                                 Bobby Ray, Mayor Pro-Tem

        Cheryl Nelson                                         Jim Irvin                                               Keith Jacques   

 

CALL TO ORDER                                   Pledge of Allegiance                                   Moment of Silence

 

1.                  PUBLIC FORUM:  The public may address the Council with items not listed on the agenda.  Should a request call for action by the Council, the item will be placed on a later agenda.

 

2.                  NEW BUSINESS:  Discussion/action:  Jim Cavasso  requests Council approval to use Business Enhancement Funds in the amount of  $2,100 for the purchase of new Main Street banners                      (DPW Picotte)

 

3.                  Discussion/action:  John Lance/Warner Mt. Lumber Co. requests waiver of 6 months of rent ($9,000)  due to improvements to the City’s mill site property – installation of a transformer                  (DPW Picotte)

 

4.                  Discussion/action:  Adopt Resolution #2013-24  adopting the 2013/2014 fiscal year budget in the amount of $ 2,474,383                     (City Treasurer MacDonnell)

 

5.                  Discussion/action:  Authorization for Mayor to sign letter to U.S. Forest Service regarding staffing  (Mayor Dederick)

 

6.                  CONSENT AGENDA:  It is recommended that items _a_ and _b_ be acted on simultaneously unless separate action is requested by Council or Staff:

 

a)      Approve minutes of November 12, 2013 meeting

b)      Approve City warrants $110,368.05

 

7.                  COUNCIL/STAFF REPORTS:

 

8.                  CLOSED SESSION:  Government Code Section 54957/Employee Performance Evaluation – Title: Finance Director, Asst. Finance Director

 

ADJOURNMENT

 

POSTED:   December 6, 2013 on City Hall front doors & City Hall bulletin Board

 

Parties with a disability as provided by the American Disabilities Act who require special accommodations or aides in order to participate in the public meeting should make the request to the City Clerk at least 48 hours prior to the meeting.

 

If you wish to review the attachments available for each item, you can view them at the City Clerk’s Office which is located at 200 North Street, Alturas, CA  96101.  You may also contact the City Clerk at (530) 233-2512 or by email at cary@cityofalturas.org

AGENDA

REGULAR MEETING OF THE

ALTURAS CITY COUNCIL

7:00 p.m.                                  CITY HALL COUNCIL CHAMBERS               NOVEMBER 12, 2013

                      John E. Dederick, Mayor                                 Bobby Ray, Mayor Pro-Tem

        Cheryl Nelson                                         Jim Irvin                                               Keith Jacques   

 

CALL TO ORDER                                   Pledge of Allegiance                                   Moment of Silence

 

1.                  PUBLIC FORUM:  The public may address the Council with items not listed on the agenda.  Should a request call for action by the Council, the item will be placed on a later agenda.

 

2.                  NEW BUSINESS:  Discussion/action:   Manuel Souza requests approval to hold a pro bull riding event at the City’s livestock arena property in June of 2014

 

3.                  Discussion/action:   Request Council determination for employee to receive uniform allowance, holiday pay, and continuation of benefits while on medical leave      (City Treasurer MacDonnell)

 

4.                  Discussion/action:  Consideration of energy savings “Lighting Proposal” from Pacific Power/Brian DeLaGrange for City Hall, Police Dept., Fire Dept buildings, Pool, Airport, and Public Works Shop           (Mayor Dederick)

 

5.                  Discussion/action:  Adopt Resolution #2013-22  adopting the City of Alturas Fund Balance Classification Policy recommended by the Government Accounting Standards Board    (City Treasurer MacDonnell)

 

6.                  Discussion/action:  Approval for Director of Public Works to enter into a contract with Wisewood Inc. for Engineering Services for the Biomass Heating District project               (DPW Picotte)

 

7.                  Information only:  Review the Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy  document for the Superior California Economic Development District       (Councilmember Irvin)

 

8.                  CONSENT AGENDA:  It is recommended that items _a_ through _c_ be acted on simultaneously unless separate action is requested by Council or Staff:

 

a)      Approve minutes of October 8, 2013 meeting

b)      Approve City warrants $270,470.82

c)      Adopt Resolution #2013-23 removing inactive water & sewer accounts $807.22

 

9.                  COUNCIL/STAFF REPORTS:

10.              CLOSED SESSION:  Government Code Section 54957 – Employee Performance Evaluation

Title:  Director of Public Works

 

ADJOURNMENT

 

POSTED:   November 8, 2013 on City Hall front doors & City Hall bulletin Board

 

Parties with a disability as provided by the American Disabilities Act who require special accommodations or aides in order to participate in the public meeting should make the request to the City Clerk at least 48 hours prior to the meeting.

 

If you wish to review the attachments available for each item, you can view them at the City Clerk’s Office which is located at 200 North Street, Alturas, CA  96101.  You may also contact the City Clerk at (530) 233-2512 or by email at cary@cityofalturas.org

 

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AGENDA

REGULAR MEETING OF THE

ALTURAS CITY COUNCIL

7:00 p.m.                                   CITY HALL COUNCIL CHAMBERS                     AUGUST 13, 2013

                      John E. Dederick, Mayor                                 Bobby Ray, Mayor Pro-Tem

        Cheryl Nelson                                         Jim Irvin                                               Keith Jacques   

 

CALL TO ORDER                                   Pledge of Allegiance                                   Moment of Silence

 

1.                  PUBLIC FORUM:  The public may address the Council with items not listed on the agenda.  Should a request call for action by the Council, the item will be placed on a later agenda.

 

2.                  NEW BUSINESS:  Victoria Larranaga, representing the Parents of Sober Grad 2013, will  present the City with a donation to the Alturas Municipal Pool

 

3.                  Discussion/action:  Authorize Director of Public Works to send letters to owners of the locomotives being stored on City property, establishing a timeframe for the property to be removed           (Councilmember Ray)

 

4.                  Discussion/action:  Adopt Resolution #2013-17 adopting the annual Appropriations Limit for FY 2013/2014           (City Treasurer MacDonnell)

 

5.                  CONSENT AGENDA:  It is recommended that items _a_ through _c_ be acted on simultaneously unless separate action is requested by Council or Staff:

 

a)      Approve minutes of July 9 & 26, 2013 meetings

b)      Approve City warrants June 2013/$205,681.51  & July 2013/$315,048.98

c)      Adopt Resolution #2013-18 removing inactive water & sewer accounts $820.93

 

6.                  COUNCIL/STAFF REPORTS:

 

7.                  CLOSED SESSION:  54956.9/Existing Litigation – City of Alturas vs Adkins Engineering, Inc., et al

 

ADJOURNMENT

 

POSTED:   August 9, 2013 on City Hall front doors & City Hall bulletin Board

 

Parties with a disability as provided by the American Disabilities Act who require special accommodations or aides in order to participate in the public meeting should make the request to the City Clerk at least 48 hours prior to the meeting.

 

If you wish to review the attachments available for each item, you can view them at the City Clerk’s Office which is located at 200 North Street, Alturas, CA  96101.  You may also contact the City Clerk at (530) 233-2512 or by email at cary@cityofalturas.org

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AGENDA

REGULAR MEETING OF THE

ALTURAS CITY COUNCIL

7:00 p.m.                                     CITY HALL COUNCIL CHAMBERS                         JULY 09, 2013

                      John E. Dederick, Mayor                                 Bobby Ray, Mayor Pro-Tem

        Cheryl Nelson                                         Jim Irvin                                               Keith Jacques   

 

CALL TO ORDER                                   Pledge of Allegiance                                   Moment of Silence

 

1.                  PUBLIC FORUM:  The public may address the Council with items not listed on the agenda.  Should a request call for action by the Council, the item will be placed on a later agenda.

 

2.                  NEW BUSINESS:  Discussion/action:  Approve second reading and adoption of Ordinance #497 which repeals the existing Chapter 6 – Civil Defense and Disaster in its entirety, and replaces it with the new Chapter 6 – Office of Emergency Services and Disaster Preparedness   (Steve Jacques)

 

3.                  Discussion/action:  Authorize City Treasurer to sign Engagement Letter from R.J. Ricciardi, Inc. to proceed with auditing services for fiscal year ending June 30, 2013    (City Treasurer MacDonnell)

 

4.                  CONSENT AGENDA:  Approve minutes of June 11 & 25, 2013 meetings

 

5.                  COUNCIL/STAFF REPORTS:

 

ADJOURNMENT

 

POSTED:   July 5, 2013 on City Hall front doors & City Hall bulletin Board

 

Parties with a disability as provided by the American Disabilities Act who require special accommodations or aides in order to participate in the public meeting should make the request to the City Clerk at least 48 hours prior to the meeting.

 

If you wish to review the attachments available for each item, you can view them at the City Clerk’s Office which is located at 200 North Street, Alturas, CA  96101.  You may also contact the City Clerk at (530) 233-2512 or by email at cary@cityofalturas.org

 

AGENDA

REGULAR MEETING OF THE

ALTURAS CITY COUNCIL

7:00 p.m.                                  CITY HALL COUNCIL CHAMBERS                            JUNE 11, 2013

                      John E. Dederick, Mayor                                 Bobby Ray, Mayor Pro-Tem

        Cheryl Nelson                                         Jim Irvin                                               Keith Jacques   

 

CALL TO ORDER                                   Pledge of Allegiance                                   Moment of Silence

 

1.                  PUBLIC FORUM:  The public may address the Council with items not listed on the agenda.  Should a request call for action by the Council, the item will be placed on a later agenda.

 

2.                  NEW BUSINESS:  Discussion only:  Discuss how to move forward with the Sierra Nevada Conservancy in regards to the biomass-based district heating       (DPW Picotte)

 

3.                  Alex Ross, requests consideration for reimbursement of a plumbing bill in the amount of $770.90 for his rental at 1309 W. 11th Street; problem was in private lateral, a portion of the private lateral had been replaced during the Waterline Project of 1992  

 

4.                  Discussion/action:  City IT service provider Sean Buie/Computer Haven to give presentation to City Council on options for a new server

 

5.                  Discussion/action:  Adopt Resolution #2013-12 approving the job description for Police Lieutenant              (Police Chief Barnes)

 

6.                  Discussion/action:  Approve the first reading of Ordinance #497 replacing Chapter 6 of the Alturas City Code relating to the Office of Emergency Services Disaster Preparedness   (Steve Jacques)

 

7.                  Discussion/action:  Approval of Animal Control Services M.O.U.  between the City of Alturas and the County of Modoc               (Police Chief Barnes)

 

8.                  Discussion/action:  Award propane bid for fiscal year 2013/2014 to low bidder  (City Clerk Baker) 

 

9.                  Discussion/action:  Award contract for Asphalt Concrete,  Premix and Class II Base for the City of Alturas for the 2013/2014 fiscal year to low bidder Larranaga Trucking & Construction         (DPW Picotte)

 

10.              Discussion/action:  Designate two Councilmembers as City representatives to be part of the FEMA/Levee System working group           (DPW Picotte)

 

11.              Discussion/action:  Adopt Resolution #2013-15 authorizing Modoc County Public Works to submit on the City’s behalf, to the California Integrated Waste Management Board a regional application  for the Used Oil Recycling Block Grant for fiscal year 2013/2014         (PWD Picotte)

 

12.              Discussion/action:  Authorization for City Treasurer to move $1,571.08 from Holding Account/EFT unknown to General Misc. Fund 01-3640-10       (City Treasurer MacDonnell)

 

13.              Discussion/action:  Adopt Resolution #2013-13 amending fees for the Livestock Arenas to include overnight  dry camping        (City Treasurer MacDonnell)

 

14.              Discussion/action:  Authorize Police Chief Barnes to begin the process of advertising and testing for a new Police Officer to fill a vacant position      (Police Chief Barnes) 

 

15.              CONSENT AGENDA:  It is recommended that items _a_ through _d_ be acted on simultaneously unless separate action is requested by Council or Staff:

 

a)      Approve minutes of May 14, 2013 meeting

b)      Approve City warrants $124,215.73

c)      Approve letter of support for the “Modoc Wild West Bike Ride”  to be held July 6, 2013/event sponsored by the Modoc Parks & Recreation District

d)     Adopt Resolution #2013-14 removing inactive water & sewer accounts $998.10

 

16.              COUNCIL/STAFF REPORTS:

 

ADJOURNMENT

 

POSTED:   June 7, 2013 on City Hall front doors & City Hall bulletin Board

 

Parties with a disability as provided by the American Disabilities Act who require special accommodations or aides in order to participate in the public meeting should make the request to the City Clerk at least 48 hours prior to the meeting.

 

If you wish to review the attachments available for each item, you can view them at the City Clerk’s Office which is located at 200 North Street, Alturas, CA  96101.  You may also contact the City Clerk at (530) 233-2512 or by email at cary@cityofalturas.org


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AGENDA

REGULAR MEETING OF THE

ALTURAS CITY COUNCIL

7:00 p.m.                                   CITY HALL COUNCIL CHAMBERS    __    _        MAY 14, 2013

                      John E. Dederick, Mayor                                 Bobby Ray, Mayor Pro-Tem

        Cheryl Nelson                                         Jim Irvin                                               Keith Jacques   

 

CALL TO ORDER                                   Pledge of Allegiance                                   Moment of Silence

 

1.                  PUBLIC FORUM:  The public may address the Council with items not listed on the agenda.  Should a request call for action by the Council, the item will be placed on a later agenda.

 

2.                  NEW BUSINESS:  Alturas Fire Department recommends approval to hire John Wellemeyer as Fire Marshal as of June 1, 2013, at Range 37, Step G, $40,394 annually  (Councilmember Jacques)

 

3.                  Discussion/action:  Approval of agreement between Sequoia Financial Services and the City of Alturas for collection services for the City’s receivable accounts    (City Treasurer MacDonnell)

 

4.                  Discussion/action:  Adopt Resolution #2013-10 setting fees for the use of the City Council Chambers          (City Treasurer MacDonnell)

 

5.                  Discussion/action:  Approval of a new phone system from Frontier Communications for the City of Alturas at a cost of $12,899.34           (City Treasurer MacDonnell)

 

6.                  Discussion/action:  Approval to upgrade copier and enter into a new lease agreement with Xerox at a cost of $198.13 per month for the Alturas Police Dept.         (Police Chief Barnes)

 

7.                  Discussion/action:  Second reading and adoption of Ordinance #496 amending Section 28-5 of the Alturas Zoning Ordinance pre-zoning certain publicly owned properties inside the City’s Sphere of Influence relating to the proposed annexation     (DPW Picotte)

 

8.                  Discussion/action:  Authorize Mayor to send a letter of appreciation to the Afternoon Rotary Club for their volunteer work and donations of materials to paint the interior of the Alturas Municipal Pool bathhouse            (DPW Picotte)

 

9.                  Discussion/action:  Formal approval for Mayor to execute Industrial Lease Agreement between the City of Alturas and Modoc Lumber Company for a lumber processing facility at the City’s mill site property       (DPW Picotte)

 

10.              Discussion/action:  Give Director of Public Works authorization to waive excess commercial sewer charges related to a water leak for commercial accounts, if staff determines water from leak did not enter the City’s sewer system; commercial sewer rates are based on the amount of water used                  (DPW Picotte)

 

11.              Discussion/action:  Clerk/Treasurer’s Office staff  request Council direction on a payment plan for water/sewer customers with an excessive water leak resulting in a high water bill 

 

12.              CONSENT AGENDA:  It is recommended that items __a__ through __c_ be acted on simultaneously unless separate action is requested by Council or Staff:

 

a)      Approve minutes of April 9 & 23, 2013 meetings

b)      Approve City warrants $259,429.98

c)      Adopt Resolution #2013-11 removing inactive water & sewer accounts $825.54

 

13.              COUNCIL/STAFF REPORTS:

 

14.              Closed Session:  G.C. Section 54957.6/Labor Negotiations with Department Heads

 

ADJOURNMENT

 

POSTED:   May 10, 2013 on City Hall front doors & City Hall bulletin Board

 

Parties with a disability as provided by the American Disabilities Act who require special accommodations or aides in order to participate in the public meeting should make the request to the City Clerk at least 48 hours prior to the meeting.

 

If you wish to review the attachments available for each item, you can view them at the City Clerk’s Office which is located at 200 North Street, Alturas, CA  96101.  You may also contact the City Clerk at (530) 233-2512 or by email at cary@cityofalturas.org

 

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AGENDA

NOTICE OF SPECIAL MEETING

ALTURAS CITY COUNCIL

CITY HALL COUNCIL CHAMBERS

 

WE, THE UNDERSIGNED, being a majority of the members of the City Council of the City of Alturas, hereby give notice of a Special Meeting, to be held Tuesday, the 23rd day of April, 2013, at 7:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers at City Hall, Alturas, California.

Pledge of Allegiance                          Moment of Silence

THIS MEETING IS CALLED BY THE MAYOR FOR THE REASONS AS LISTED:

  1. Public Hearing:  Sphere of Influence, Zoning Ordinance and Annexation Change:  This item includes a minor change to the City’s current Sphere of Influence (SOI), and the pre-zoning and annexation of certain public properties within the City’s current and proposed SOI.

 

The City’s General Plan calls for cooperation with Modoc County to assure common land use objectives and the orderly development of unincorporated lands.  Occasional adjustments to the City’s SOI, and the pre-zoning and timely annexation of properties are important steps in meeting this objective.  This item recommends a minor expansion of the City’s current SOI, and the pre-zoning and annexation of certain publically owned properties within the City’s current and proposed SOI.  This proposal does not involve any privately owned properties.

The Alturas Planning Commission and Staff recommendation is to adopt Resolution #2013-09 requesting that  LAFCO expand the City’s SOI and Annex certain publicly owned properties to the City, and approve Ordinance #496 pre-zoning said properties.  This matter will now be considered.

  1. Discussion/action:  Adopt Resolution #2013- 09 requesting that LAFCO expand the City’s SOI and annex certain publicly owned properties to the City    (DPW Picotte)

 

  1. Discussion/action:  Approve the 1st reading of Ordinance #496 pre-zoning certain properties relating to the annexation             (DPW Picotte)
  1. Discussion/action:  Approval of  Motocross Lease Agreement between the City of Alturas and Modoc Motorsports Association for use of a portion of the City’s Mill Site Property   (DPW Picotte)

 

  1. Discussion/action:  Approval of Memorandum of Understanding between the County of Modoc and the City of Alturas for Building Inspector Services        (DPW Picotte)
  2. Closed Session:  G.C. Section 54956.9/Existing Litigation – City of Alturas vs Adkins Engineering, Inc., et al

 

 

                                                                                                                 ________________________________________
                                                                                                                                JOHN E. DEDERICK, Mayor

 

DATE POSTED:   April 22, 2013                                                       ________________________________________      
BOBBY G. RAY, Mayor Pro-Tem

 

                                                                                                                                _______________________________________
__________________________________                                                 JIM IRVIN, Councilmember
Cary L. Baker, City Clerk

 

                                                                _______________________________________
                                                                CHERYL NELSON, Councilmember

 

                                                                                                                                _______________________________________
                                                                                                                                KEITH JACQUES, Councilmember

 

Parties with a disability as provided by the American Disabilities Act who require special accommodations or aides in order to participate in the public meeting should make the request to the City Clerk at least 48 hours prior to the meeting.

If you wish to review the attachments available for each item, you can view them at the City Clerk’s Office which is located at 200 North Street, Alturas, CA  96101.  You may also contact the City Clerk at (530) 233-2512 or by email at cary@cityofalturas.org

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AGENDA

REGULAR MEETING OF THE

ALTURAS CITY COUNCIL

7:00 p.m.                                  CITY HALL COUNCIL CHAMBERS                          APRIL 9, 2013

                      John E. Dederick, Mayor                                 Bobby Ray, Mayor Pro-Tem

        Cheryl Nelson                                         Jim Irvin                                               Keith Jacques   

CALL TO ORDER                                   Pledge of Allegiance                                   Moment of Silence

  1. PUBLIC FORUM:  The public may address the Council with items not listed on the agenda.  Should a request call for action by the Council, the item will be placed on a later agenda.

 

  1. NEW BUSINESS:  Discussion/action:  Chelsea Baldwin, 1311 W. 8th Street, requests approval of an Animal Permit to keep and maintain one FFA sheep for the Jr. Livestock Show from April 9, 2013 through June  21, 2013; as set forth in Ordinance #202
  1. Discussion/action:  Brady and Allison Deaton, 200 East 14th Street, request approval of an Animal Permit to keep and maintain  two market lambs, and two ewes for the Jr. Livestock Show from April 9, 2013 through June 21, 2013; as set forth in Ordinance #202

 

  1. Discussion/action:  Modoc County Sheriff Mike Poindexter requests  approval of  the Memorandum Of Understanding between the Modoc County Communications Center – 911 Dispatch and the City of Alturas for dispatch services for City Police, Fire and Public Works Departments      (Mayor Dederick)
  1. Discussion/action:  Approve Agreement between the City of Alturas and the Sunrise Rotary Club, acting as lead agency, in the construction of the Wesley Williams Memorial Beef Barn and other potential projects at the City’s Junior Livestock Show Grounds     (DPW Picotte)

 

  1. Discussion only:  Proposed Industrial Lease between the City of Alturas and Modoc Lumber Company LLC, for a portion of the City’s mill site property     (DPW Picotte)
  1. Discussion/action:  Approve budget amendment for the Alturas Fire Department in the amount of $10,000 from Acct. 4010 Salaries, to Acct. 4250 Communication Radio Maintenance   (Alturas Fire Department)

 

  1. Discussion/action:  Approve basic Facility Use Agreement for the use of the City’s Council Chambers  (City Treasurer MacDonnell)
  1. Discussion/action:  Approve long-term Facility Use Agreement with Modoc County Board of Supervisors         (City Treasurer MacDonnell)

 

  1. Discussion/action:  Approve Employment Contract with Director of Public Works  (Councilmember Irvin)
  1. Discussion/action:  Approve Employment Contract with Finance Director   (Councilmember Irvin)

 

  1. Discussion/action:  Approve Employment Contract with Asst. Finance Director (Councilmember Irvin)
  1. CONSENT AGENDA:  It is recommended that items _a_ through _c_ be acted on simultaneously unless separate action is requested by Council or Staff:

 

  1. Approve minutes of March 12, 2013 meeting
  2. Approve City warrants $138,565.43
  3. Adopt Resolution #2013-08 removing inactive water & sewer accounts $413.23
  1. COUNCIL/STAFF REPORTS:

 

  1. CLOSED SESSION:  G.C. Section 54957.8/Labor Negotiations – General Unit & Police Unit

ADJOURNMENT

 

POSTED:   April 5, 2013 on City Hall front doors & City Hall bulletin Board

Parties with a disability as provided by the American Disabilities Act who require special accommodations or aides in order to participate in the public meeting should make the request to the City Clerk at least 48 hours prior to the meeting.

If you wish to review the attachments available for each item, you can view them at the City Clerk’s Office which is located at 200 North Street, Alturas, CA  96101.  You may also contact the City Clerk at (530) 233-2512 or by email at cary@cityofalturas.org

 

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AGENDA

REGULAR MEETING OF THE

ALTURAS CITY COUNCIL

7:00 p.m.                                     CITY HALL COUNCIL CHAMBERS                   MARCH  12, 2013

John E. Dederick, Mayor                                 Bobby Ray, Mayor Pro-Tem

Cheryl Nelson                                                 Jim Irvin                                               Keith Jacques

CALL TO ORDER                                   Pledge of Allegiance                                   Moment of Silence

  1. PUBLIC FORUM:  The public may address the Council with items not listed on the agenda.  Should a request call for action by the Council, the item will be placed on a later agenda.

 

  1. NEW BUSINESS:  Ken Franklin, Modoc County Arts Council, requests a letter of support to send to the California Arts Council
  1. Discussion/action:  Council approval of proposed “Wesley Williams Memorial Beef Barn” project to be located on City property at the Jr. Livestock Grounds; the new barn will be located east of the current sheep barn/project is being sponsored by a coalition of community groups and private parties

 

  1. Discussion/action:  Appoint  City of Alturas Office of Emergency Services representative  (Mayor Dederick)
  1. Discussion/action:  Adopt Resolution #2013-05  in support of the  annual Children’s Fair to be held May 18, 2013     (City Clerk Baker)

 

  1. Discussion/action:  Authorization for the City Treasurer to sign the Release Of All Claims Of Property Damage regarding the claim for the fire incident which occurred November 28, 2012 at the City’s mill site property     (City Treasurer MacDonnell)
  1. Discussion/action:  Approval of a 4-year agreement with Pitney Bowes, Inc. to lease the postage meter at City Hall   (City Treasurer MacDonnell)

 

  1. Discussion/action:  Approve budget amendment to add a Uniform Allowance to the Animal Control budget in the amount of $400; Fund 01, Acct 4110, Dept 90         (Police Chief Barnes)
  1. Discussion/action:  Adopt Resolution #2013-07 approving the “Hangar Space Lease Agreement” for use at the City of Alturas Municipal Airport        (DPW Picotte)

 

  1. Discussion/action: Proposed Lease Agreement with Modoc Lumber Co., LLC at the City’s mill site property      (DPW Picotte)
  1. Discussion/action:  Memorandum Of Understanding with the Modoc County Sheriff’s Office regarding the Animal Control Officer      (Mayor Dederick)

 

  1. Discussion/action:  Adopt Resolution #2013-06 approving the City of Alturas Mandatory Commercial Recycling (MCR) Implementation Plan         (DPW Picotte)
  1. Discussion/action:  Appoint Superior California Economic Development (SCED) Director to represent the City of Alturas      (Mayor Dederick)

 

  1. CONSENT AGENDA:  It is recommended that items _a_ and _b_ be acted on simultaneously unless separate action is requested by Council or Staff:
  1. Approve minutes of February 12, 2013 meeting
  2. Approve City warrants $114,374.05

 

  1. COUNCIL/STAFF REPORTS:  Designate Council food committees for City sponsored Alturas Fire Department dinner Monday, April 1st
  1. Closed Session:  54956.9/Existing Litigation – City of Alturas vs Adkins Engineering, Inc., et al

54957.8/Labor Negotiations – General Unit & Police Unit

ADJOURNMENT

 

POSTED:   March 8, 2013 on City Hall front doors & City Hall bulletin Board

 

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AGENDA

REGULAR MEETING OF THE

ALTURAS CITY COUNCIL

7:00 p.m.                                     CITY HALL COUNCIL CHAMBERS             FEBRUARY 12, 2013

                      John E. Dederick, Mayor                                 Bobby Ray, Mayor Pro-Tem

        Cheryl Nelson                                         Jim Irvin                                               Keith Jacques   

CALL TO ORDER                                   Pledge of Allegiance                                   Moment of Silence

  1. PUBLIC FORUM:  The public may address the Council with items not listed on the agenda.  Should a request call for action by the Council, the item will be placed on a later agenda.

 

  1. NEW BUSINESS:  Discussion/action:  Kelly Roberts, 317 W. Carlos St., requests approval for an Animal Permit to keep and maintain two 4-H market lambs for the Jr. Livestock Show from February 1, 2013 through June of 2013
  1. Discussion/action:  Modoc Co. Supervisors Kathie Alves & Dave Allan respectfully request Council consideration to use the City Hall Council Chambers for their regular County Board Meetings held on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month

 

  1. Discussion/action:  Mike Conrad contests the City of Alturas Water & Sewer Payment Policy for his account
  1. Discussion/action:  Council approval of Animal Adoption and Dog Pound Usage Agreement between the City of Alturas and High Plateau Humane Society      (Police Chief Barnes)

 

  1. Discussion/action:  Second reading and adoption of  Ordinance #495, replacing City Code Chapter 4 – Animals and Fowl in its entirety         (Police Chief Barnes)
  1. Discussion/action:  Adopt Resolution #2013-02 adopting the job description for Chief of Police                          (Councilmember Irvin)

 

  1. Discussion/action:  Approve budget amendment in the amount of $4,005.79 to add account #4250/Radio Communication Maintenance to Fund 40, Acct  4250, Dept 40/$2,403.47; Fund 60, Acct  4250, Dept 65/$600.86; Fund 70, Acct 4250, Dept 60/$600.86; Fund 50, Acct 4250, Dept 30/$400.60 for new radios to comply with new Federal regulations          (DPW Picotte)
  1. Discussion/action:  Approve budget amendment to increase expenditures by $1,350 to Fund 01, Acct. 4220, Dept 20, for materials and supplies for new Police Department badges   (Police Chief Barnes)

 

  1. Discussion/action:  Request Council consideration to allow Police Officers to acquire their old badges     (Police Chief Barnes)
  1. Discussion/action:  Adopt Resolution #2013-03 approving the Eligibility Renewal Application State & Federal Surplus Property Program for the City of Alturas      (DPW Picotte)

 

  1. Discussion/action:  Council approval to use Employee Agreements for management employees    (Councilmember Irvin)
  1. Discussion/action:  Authorize  the City Council to send a letter to Alturas Post Master objecting to the closing of the Alturas Post Office building to the public after hours

 

  1. CONSENT AGENDA:  It is recommended that items _a_ through _c_ be acted on simultaneously unless separate action is requested by Council or Staff:
  1. Approve minutes of January 8 & 31, 2013 meetings
  2. Approve City warrants $163,309.35
  3. Adopt Resolution #2013-04 removing inactive water & sewer accounts $1,436.30

 

  1. COUNCIL/STAFF REPORTS:
  1. CLOSED SESSION:  G.C. Section 54957/Employment Contract – Chief of Police         

   G.C. Section 54956.95/Claim for Damages – Della Atkinson
   G.C. Section 54956.95/Claim for Damages – John & Sylvia Lawson
   G.C. Section 54957.8/Labor Negotiations – General Unit & Police Unit

  1. Discussion/action:  Approve Employment Contract with Chief of Police     (Councilmembers Dederick & Irvin)

                                                

ADJOURNMENT

 

POSTED:   February 7, 2013 on City Hall front doors & City Hall bulletin Board

 

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AGENDA

REGULAR MEETING OF THE

ALTURAS CITY COUNCIL

7:00 p.m.                                     CITY HALL COUNCIL CHAMBERS                  JANUARY 8, 2013

                      John E. Dederick, Mayor                                 Bobby Ray, Mayor Pro-Tem

        Cheryl Nelson                                         Jim Irvin                                               Keith Jacques   

CALL TO ORDER                                   Pledge of Allegiance                                   Moment of Silence

  1. PUBLIC FORUM:  The public may address the Council with items not listed on the agenda.  Should a request call for action by the Council, the item will be placed on a later agenda.

 

  1. NEW BUSINESS:  Natalie Walton, 210 E. 17th St., requests Council approval for an Animal Permit to keep and maintain one 4-H market goat from February 1, 2013 through June of 2013 as required by Ordinance #202, City Code Section 4-3
  1. Discussion/action:  Emily Martin representing the High Plateau Humane Society requests Council approval of the proposed Animal Adoption and Dog Pound Usage Agreement

 

  1. Discussion/action:  1st reading of proposed Ordinance #495, which would replace City Code Chapter 4 -Animals and Fowl in its entirety       (Police Chief Barnes)
  1. Discussion/action:  Council approval of Memorandum of Understanding regarding the acquisition and operation of the Automated Fingerprint Identification System between the City of Alturas and the Modoc County Probation Department       (Police Chief Barnes)

 

  1. Discussion/action:  Approve contract with Jennifer Andersen for Planning Services for the City of Alturas   (Asst. PWD Picotte)
  1. Discussion/action:  Adopt Resolution #2013-01 approving the Organizational Chart for the Department of Public Works      (Councilmembers Ray & Irvin)

 

  1. Discussion/action:  Appoint Joe Picotte as Director of Public Works/annual salary of  $ 63,319  (Councilmembers Ray & Irvin)
  1. CONSENT AGENDA:  It is recommended that items _a_ and _b_ be acted on simultaneously unless separate action is requested by Council or Staff:

 

  1. Approve minutes of December 11, 2012 meeting
  2. Approve City warrants $152,554.21
  1. COUNCIL/STAFF REPORTS:

 

  1. Closed Session:  G.C. Section 54957.8/Labor Negotiations – General Unit & Police Unit

G.C. Section 54956.9/Existing Litigation – City of Alturas vs Adkins     Engineering, Inc., et al

ADJOURNMENT

 

POSTED:   January 4, 2013 on City Hall front doors & City Hall bulletin Board

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AGENDA

REGULAR MEETING OF THE

ALTURAS CITY COUNCIL

7:00 p.m.                                CITY HALL COUNCIL CHAMBERS          DECEMBER  11, 2012

                      John E. Dederick, Mayor                                 Bobby Ray, Mayor Pro-Tem

        Cheryl Nelson                                         Jim Irvin                                                Keith Jacques   

CALL TO ORDER                                   Pledge of Allegiance                                   Moment of Silence

  1. PUBLIC FORUM:  The public may address the Council with items not listed on the agenda.  Should a request call for action by the Council, the item will be placed on a later agenda.

 

  1. NEW BUSINESS:  Discussion/action:  Emily Martin, President of  High Plateau Humane Society, requests Council consideration to waive the bill in the amount of $1,745 from the Alturas Police Department relating to City pound fees
  1. Discussion/action:  Council authorization for City Treasurer to sign the contract with R.J. Ricciardi, Inc. for the Single Audit Act for fiscal year 2012/2013       (City Treasurer MacDonnell)

 

  1. Discussion/action:  Council approval for a budget amendment to increase expenditures for Fund 02 in the amount of $3,150 , for RIMS annual support services for the Police Dept  (City Treasurer MacDonnell)
  1. Discussion/action:  Council approval to hire Bobbi Jean Kemper as part-time Administrative Clerk I, retroactive to November 26, 2012, and full-time status as of December 17, 2012/Range 28, Step A - $25,046 annually      (City Treasurer MacDonnell)

 

  1. Discussion/action:  Approve budget amendment for PPM revenue and engineering expenses for new street projects: increase Revenue by $10,000 for Fund 24, Account 3641, Dept. 30 – and increase Expenditures by $11,776 for Fund 24, Account 4650, Dept. 30       (Asst. DPW Picotte)
  1. Discussion/action:  Contract with Kim Hunter for Planning Director Services for the City of Alturas        (Councilmember Jacques)

 

  1. Discussion/action: Adopt Resolution #2012-29 amending the job description for Director of  Public Works       (Councilmember Irvin)
  1. Discussion/action:  Proposal for a 3-year License Agreement with Code Red notification system  (City Treasurer MacDonnell)

 

  1. Discussion/action:  Re-organization of the Public Works Department   (Mayor Dederick)
  1. CONSENT AGENDA:  It is recommended that items _a_ and _b_ be acted on simultaneously unless separate action is requested by Council or Staff:

 

  1. Approve minutes of November 13, 2012 meeting
  2. Approve City warrants $182,381.75
  1. COUNCIL/STAFF REPORTS:

 

  1. Closed Session:  G.C. Section 54957/Employee Performance Evaluation – Chief of Police

     G.C. Section 54957.8/Labor Negotiations – General Unit & Police Unit

ADJOURNMENT

 

POSTED:   December 7, 2012 on City Hall front doors & City Hall bulletin Board

 

 

AGENDA

REGULAR MEETING OF THE

ALTURAS CITY COUNCIL

7:00 p.m.                                     CITY HALL COUNCIL CHAMBERS                        JULY 10 , 2012

                      John E. Dederick, Mayor                               Bobby Ray, Mayor Pro-Tem

        Cheryl Nelson                                     Jim Irvin                                                    Keith Jacques   

CALL TO ORDER                                   Pledge of Allegiance                                   Moment of Silence

  1. PUBLIC FORUM:  The public may address the Council with items not listed on the agenda.  Should a request call for action by the Council, the item will be placed on a later agenda.

 

  1. NEW BUSINESS:  City Clerk Baker to administer the Oath of Office to Councilmember Bobby Ray
  1. Discussion/action:  Approve Lease Agreement between the City of Alturas and the Alturas Volunteer Fire Department for lease of the Fire Hall at 218 W. North St.    (Alturas Volunteer Fire Dept.) 

 

  1. Discussion/action:  Tom Romero, 506 Josephine St., requests Council consideration to close 6th Street at Josephine Street due to safety reasons  
  1. Discussion/action:  Award propane bid for fiscal year 2012/2013 to low bidder  (City Clerk Baker)

 

  1. Discussion/action:  Alturas Community Theater requests Council consideration to waive building permit and inspection fee for a roofing project     (Building Inspector Traugott)
  1. Discussion/action: Council approval of a Property Rental Agreement with Rene Larranaga for hay storage at the City’s mill site property    (Councilmember Jacques)

 

  1. CONSENT AGENDA:  It is recommended that items _a_ and _b_ be acted on simultaneously unless separate action is requested by Council or Staff:
  1. Approve minutes of June 12, 2012 meeting
  2. Approve letter of support for Modoc County Fair to be held August 23-26, 2012

 

  1. COUNCIL/STAFF REPORTS:
  1. CLOSED SESSION:  G.C. Section 54957/Employee Evaluation – Public Works Director Chester Robertson

 

ADJOURNMENT

POSTED:   July 6, 2012 on City Hall front doors & City Hall bulletin Board

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AGENDA

REGULAR MEETING OF THE

ALTURAS CITY COUNCIL

7:00 p.m.                                    CITY HALL COUNCIL CHAMBERS                          JUNE 12, 2012

                      John E. Dederick, Mayor                                    John Schreiber, Mayor Pro-Tem

        Cheryl Nelson                                     Bobby G. Ray                                           Keith Jacques   

CALL TO ORDER                                   Pledge of Allegiance                                   Moment of Silence

  1. PUBLIC FORUM:  The public may address the Council with items not listed on the agenda.  Should a request call for action by the Council, the item will be placed on a later agenda.

 

  1. OLD BUSINESS/ CONSENT AGENDA:  It is recommended that items “a”  through “c”  be acted on simultaneously unless separate action is requested by Council or Staff:
  1. Approve minutes of May 8, 2012 meeting
  2. Approve City warrants $ 166,169.16
  3. Approve letter of support for the Jr. Livestock Show to be held June 11-15, 2012

 

  1. NEW BUSINESS:  Discussion/action: Adopt Resolution #2012-17 declaring the results of the June 5, 2012 Consolidated General Municipal Election     (City Clerk Baker)
  1. Deputy City Clerk Lawson to administer the Oath of Office to newly elected City officials:  City Clerk Cary L. Baker, and City Councilmembers Bobby Ray, Cheryl Nelson and Jim Irvin

 

  1. Discussion/action:  City Clerk Baker calls for nominations for Mayor and Mayor Pro-tem
  1. Discussion/action:  Council appointment of  Council representative to serve on the LAFCO Board   (Mayor Dederick)

 

  1. Discussion only:  Planning Department update        (Planning Director Hunter)
  1. Discussion/action:  Review and approval of yearly contract for Plan Check services with Willdan Engineering, January 1, 2012 to December 31, 2012     (Building Inspector Traugott)

 

  1. Discussion/action:  Authorize City Treasurer MacDonnell to sign the Audit Contract with R.J. Ricciardi      (City Treasurer MacDonnell)
  1. Discussion/action:  Authorization to hire Audrie Hall as Police Clerk, retroactive to June 6, 2012, Range 31, Step B/$29,472 annually       (Police Chief Barnes)

 

  1. Discussion/action:  Authorization to retain Paula Jessup as a benefited employee in order to increase the hours she is working; wage rate to remain the same; additional benefits include PERS at 27.45%, $300/month insurance stipend and health insurance      (DPW Robertson)
  1. Discussion/action:  Approval of Resolution #2012-18 authorizing the Director of Public Works as the signatory authority for Cycle 3 of the Used Oil Payment Program, and authorization for the Director of Public Works to provide authority to the County of Modoc Public Works to submit a regional application and act as lead agency on behalf of the City of Alturas   (DPW Robertson)

 

  1. Discussion/action:  City Council review and approval of Progress Payment #2 to J.F. Shea for the Warner Street Project/$715,059.84       (Asst. DPW Picotte & DPW Robertson)
  1. Discussion/action:  Appointment/reappointment of three City Planning Commission seats with terms through June of 2016; positions currently held by Chris Lauppe, Robert Dolan and Tom Romero         (Planning Commission Liaison/Councilmember Jacques)

 

  1. Discussion/action:  Council approval of a Property Rental Agreement with Rene Larranaga for hay storage  at the City’s mill site property         (Councilmember Jacques)
  1. COUNCIL/STAFF REPORTS:

 

  1. CLOSED SESSION: 

G.C. Section 54956.9/Existing Litigation – City of Alturas vs Adkins Consulting Engineers, Inc., et al
G.C. Section 54957/Employee Evaluation – Public Works Director Chester Robertson
                                         

ADJOURNMENT

POSTED:   June 8, 2012 on City Hall front doors & City Hall bulletin Board

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AGENDA

REGULAR MEETING OF THE

ALTURAS CITY COUNCIL

7:00 p.m.                                     CITY HALL COUNCIL CHAMBERS                     MAY 08, 2012

                      John E. Dederick, Mayor                                    John Schreiber, Mayor Pro-Tem

        Cheryl Nelson                                     Bobby G. Ray                                           Keith Jacques   

CALL TO ORDER                                   Pledge of Allegiance                                   Moment of Silence

  1. PUBLIC FORUM:  The public may address the Council with items not listed on the agenda.  Should a request call for action by the Council, the item will be placed on a later agenda.

 

  1. NEW BUSINESS:  Discussion/action:  Award contract for Asphalt Concrete, Premix and Class II Base for the City of Alturas for the 2012/2013 fiscal year to low bidder Larranaga Tucking  (DPW Robertson)
  1. Discussion/action:  Adopt Resolution 2012-13 declaring certain City vehicles and equipment as surplus property, and authorizing the disposal of said vehicles and equipment  (Fire Marshal Jacques & Asst. DPW Picotte)

 

  1. Discussion/action:  Adopt Resolution #2012-12 authorizing the Director of Public Works to record the Notice of Completion for the “Alturas Municipal Airport – Remove and Remark Pavement Markings, Apply Airfield Pavement Seal, Rehabilitate Airfield Pavement Joints and Acquire Snow Removal Equipment” Project number AIP 3-06-00003-06 and 07       (DPW Robertson)
  1. Discussion/action:  Council approval to continue contracting with Willdan Engineering for Plan Check Services; this would encompass all commercial projects and non-prescriptive residential structures     (Building Inspector Traugott)

 

  1. Discussion/action:  Correspondence from the Modoc County Sheriff regarding Dispatch Services for City of Alturas Police, Fire, and Public Works Departments for the 2012/2013 fiscal year     (Mayor Dederick)
  1. Discussion:  Community service issues for the Alturas Police Department (Councilmember Schreiber)

 

  1. Discussion/action:  Consideration to hire a Police Officer and/or Community Services Officer   (Councilmember Schreiber)
  1. Discussion/action:  Approve Resolutions #2012-15 & 2012-16 authorizing the Director of Public Works to apply for and administer FAA grants, and State AIP matching grants for Displaced Threshold; Engineering T Hangar Taxiways and Snowplow Equipment Storage; Avigation Easements Runway 13; Medium Intensity Taxiway Lights; and Planning grant/total projects $562,000    (DPW Robertson)

 

  1. Discussion/action: City Council review of Progress Payment #1 to J.F. Shea for the Warner Street Project/$683,670.05    (Asst. DPW Picotte & DPW Robertson)
  1. Discussion/action: Approve budget amendments for EECBG grant to increase both revenue and expenditures by $68,826; utilizing funds unused by other communities       (DPW Robertson)

 

  1. Discussion/action:  Review of Draft Waste Discharge Requirements for Sewer Treatment Facility and City responses to draft requirements; overview of sewer rate needs in context of Draft Waste Discharge Requirements       (DPW Robertson)
  1. CONSENT AGENDA:  It is recommended that items _a_ through  c_ be acted on simultaneously unless separate action is requested by Council or Staff:

 

  1. Approve minutes of April 10, 2012 meeting
  2. Approve City warrants $ 162,544.23
  3. Adopt Resolution 2012-14 removing inactive water & sewer accounts $587.30
  1. COUNCIL/STAFF REPORTS:

 

  1. CLOSED SESSION:  G.C. Section 54956.9/Existing Litigation - City of Alturas vs Adkins Consulting Engineers, Inc., et al

ADJOURNMENT

 

POSTED:   May 4, 2012 on City Hall front doors & City Hall bulletin Board

 

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AGENDA

REGULAR MEETING OF THE

ALTURAS CITY COUNCIL

7:00 p.m.                                     CITY HALL COUNCIL CHAMBERS                 APRIL 10, 2012

                      John E. Dederick, Mayor                                    John Schreiber, Mayor Pro-Tem

        Cheryl Nelson                                     Bobby G. Ray                                           Keith Jacques   

CALL TO ORDER                                   Pledge of Allegiance                                   Moment of Silence

  1. PUBLIC FORUM:  The public may address the Council with items not listed on the agenda.  Should a request call for action by the Council, the item will be placed on a later agenda.

 

  1. NEW BUSINESS:  Discussion/action:  Marty Cohrs, Modoc Power Partners,  options at the City’s mill site property
  1. Discussion/action:  Becky Iverson requests Council approval of an Animal Permit to keep and maintain two horses in the pasture lots at the corner of Carlos & West Street/owned by Kim Fournier

 

  1. Discussion/action:  Council authorization to pay Alturas Tire invoice of  $7,782.81 for work on the  new Fire Department Wildland Truck; to be paid out of the Fire Dept. Truck Fund  savings account     (Alturas Fire Dept.)
  1. Discussion/action:  Request Council approval to transfer $40,000 from Fire Dept. Truck Fund savings account to purchase a reserve Fire Engine        (Alturas Fire Dept.)

 

  1. Discussion/action:  Second reading and adoption of Ordinance #494 changing the zoning district for Assessor’s Parcel Numbers  001-030-29, 001-030-11,  and 001-030-31 from C-1 zone to the R-1 zone      (Planning Director Hunter)
  1. Discussion/action:  Council authorization to send 45-day Notice for Public Hearing on proposed water & sewer rate adjustment, required by Prop #218/Resolution #2012-11   (DPW Robertson)

 

  1. Discussion/action:  Authorization for Mayor, or Director of Public Works, to sign a letter of opposition regarding AB 1627 Environmental Quality: Building Standards – vehicle miles traveled       (DPW Robertson)
  1. CONSENT AGENDA:  It is recommended that items _a_ through _c_ be acted on simultaneously unless separate action is requested by Council or Staff:

 

  1. Approve minutes of March 13, 2012 meeting
  2. Approve City warrants $302,632.20
  3. Adopt Resolution #2012-10 Removing inactive water & sewer accounts $654.05
  1. COUNCIL/STAFF REPORTS:

 

ADJOURNMENT

POSTED:   April 6, 2012 on City Hall front doors & City Hall bulletin Board

 

 

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AGENDA

REGULAR MEETING OF THE

ALTURAS CITY COUNCIL

7:00 p.m.                                     CITY HALL COUNCIL CHAMBERS                    MARCH 13, 2012

                      John E. Dederick, Mayor                                    John Schreiber, Mayor Pro-Tem

        Cheryl Nelson                                     Bobby G. Ray                                           Keith Jacques   

CALL TO ORDER                                   Pledge of Allegiance                                   Moment of Silence

  1. PUBLIC FORUM:  The public may address the Council with items not listed on the agenda.  Should a request call for action by the Council, the item will be placed on a later agenda.

 

  1. NEW BUSINESS:  Discussion/action:  Allison and Brady Deaton, 200 East 14th Street, request Council consideration for Animal Permits to keep and maintain two 4-H market lambs (one each) at their residence through June 15, 2012; as set forth in Ordinance #202
  1. Discussion/action:  Sunrise Rotary Club/Harry Boulade  requests Council approval to construct a 6’ x 8’ announcers booth at the Youth Park Ball Fields, located off of West C Street, and waiver of any applicable building permit fees

 

  1. Discussion/action:  Kyle Weber, representing Waste Management, requests Council approval of a commercial and residential rate increase equal to 24% across the board; as provided for in the Garbage Service Contract (dated February 23, 2006) with the City of Alturas “Exhibit A”
  1. Public Hearing:  Janice Bartram is requesting a rezone for three Assessor’s Parcels.  Two parcels are zoned as C-1 (APN 001-030-29 & 11) and APN 001-030-31 is partially zoned as C-1.  The requested rezone is to change the zoning of all parcels to R-1 (Low Density Residential).  The proposed rezone is consistent with the General Plan land use designation.  The Project site address is 1400 N. Warner Street.  A Notice of Exemption (NOE) is proposed under the following Categorical Exemptions: Class 5 – Minor Alterations in Land Use Limitations.  This is the first public hearing and review for this project (Project #RZ11-001).  This matter will now be considered.

 

  1. Discussion/action:  Approve first reading of Ordinance #494 changing the zoning district for Assessor’s Parcel Numbers 001-030-29, 001-030-11, and 001-030-31 from C-1 zone to the R-1 zone   (Planning Director Hunter)
  1. Discussion/action:  City Treasurer/City Clerk request  Council  approval to purchase Ricoh Aficio MP C3000SPF (refurbished) Copier/Fax machine at $6,643.04; Full Service Maintenance Agreement $168.72 per month

 

  1. Discussion/action:  Approval of budget amendment for grant that was awarded for the LED retrofits under the EECBG program/Energy Efficiency Community Block Grant   (DPW Robertson)
  1. Discussion/action:  Authorize the Public Works Department to engage in an agreement with CalWorks for staff through the unpaid work experience program        (DPW Robertson)

 

  1. Discussion/action:  Use of City Hall council chambers by other agencies     (Mayor Dederick)
  1. Discussion/action:  Councilmember Nelson requests review of  hay storage at City’s mill site property

 

  1. CONSENT AGENDA:  It is recommended that items _a_ through _c_ be acted on simultaneously unless separate action is requested by Council or Staff:
  1. Approve minutes of February 14, 2012 meeting
  2. Approve City warrants $124,092.77
  3. Adopt Resolution #2012-09 Supporting the annual Children’s Fair to be held May 19, 2012

 

  1. COUNCIL/STAFF REPORTS:  Council food committees for the Alturas Fire Dept annual City sponsored dinner Monday, April 2, 2012

ADJOURNMENT

 

POSTED:   March 9, 2012 on City Hall front doors & City Hall bulletin Board

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AGENDA

REGULAR MEETING OF THE

ALTURAS CITY COUNCIL

7:00 p.m.                                     CITY HALL COUNCIL CHAMBERS                    MARCH 13, 2012

                      John E. Dederick, Mayor                                    John Schreiber, Mayor Pro-Tem

        Cheryl Nelson                                     Bobby G. Ray                                           Keith Jacques   

CALL TO ORDER                                   Pledge of Allegiance                                   Moment of Silence

  1. PUBLIC FORUM:  The public may address the Council with items not listed on the agenda.  Should a request call for action by the Council, the item will be placed on a later agenda.

 

  1. NEW BUSINESS:  Discussion/action:  Allison and Brady Deaton, 200 East 14th Street, request Council consideration for Animal Permits to keep and maintain two 4-H market lambs (one each) at their residence through June 15, 2012; as set forth in Ordinance #202
  1. Discussion/action:  Sunrise Rotary Club/Harry Boulade  requests Council approval to construct a 6’ x 8’ announcers booth at the Youth Park Ball Fields, located off of West C Street, and waiver of any applicable building permit fees

 

  1. Discussion/action:  Kyle Weber, representing Waste Management, requests Council approval of a commercial and residential rate increase equal to 24% across the board; as provided for in the Garbage Service Contract (dated February 23, 2006) with the City of Alturas “Exhibit A”
  1. Public Hearing:  Janice Bartram is requesting a rezone for three Assessor’s Parcels.  Two parcels are zoned as C-1 (APN 001-030-29 & 11) and APN 001-030-31 is partially zoned as C-1.  The requested rezone is to change the zoning of all parcels to R-1 (Low Density Residential).  The proposed rezone is consistent with the General Plan land use designation.  The Project site address is 1400 N. Warner Street.  A Notice of Exemption (NOE) is proposed under the following Categorical Exemptions: Class 5 – Minor Alterations in Land Use Limitations.  This is the first public hearing and review for this project (Project #RZ11-001).  This matter will now be considered.

 

  1. Discussion/action:  Approve first reading of Ordinance #494 changing the zoning district for Assessor’s Parcel Numbers 001-030-29, 001-030-11, and 001-030-31 from C-1 zone to the R-1 zone   (Planning Director Hunter)
  1. Discussion/action:  City Treasurer/City Clerk request  Council  approval to purchase Ricoh Aficio MP C3000SPF (refurbished) Copier/Fax machine at $6,643.04; Full Service Maintenance Agreement $168.72 per month

 

  1. Discussion/action:  Approval of budget amendment for grant that was awarded for the LED retrofits under the EECBG program/Energy Efficiency Community Block Grant   (DPW Robertson)
  1. Discussion/action:  Authorize the Public Works Department to engage in an agreement with CalWorks for staff through the unpaid work experience program        (DPW Robertson)

 

  1. Discussion/action:  Use of City Hall council chambers by other agencies     (Mayor Dederick)
  1. Discussion/action:  Councilmember Nelson requests review of  hay storage at City’s mill site property

 

  1. CONSENT AGENDA:  It is recommended that items _a_ through _c_ be acted on simultaneously unless separate action is requested by Council or Staff:
  1. Approve minutes of February 14, 2012 meeting
  2. Approve City warrants $124,092.77
  3. Adopt Resolution #2012-09 Supporting the annual Children’s Fair to be held May 19, 2012

 

  1. COUNCIL/STAFF REPORTS:  Council food committees for the Alturas Fire Dept annual City sponsored dinner Monday, April 2, 2012

ADJOURNMENT

 

POSTED:   March 9, 2012 on City Hall front doors & City Hall bulletin Board

 

 

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AGENDA

REGULAR MEETING OF THE

ALTURAS CITY COUNCIL

7:00 p.m.                                  CITY HALL COUNCIL CHAMBERS          FEBRUARY 14, 2012

                      John E. Dederick, Mayor                                    John Schreiber, Mayor Pro-Tem

        Cheryl Nelson                                     Bobby G. Ray                                           Keith Jacques   

CALL TO ORDER                                   Pledge of Allegiance                                   Moment of Silence

  1. PUBLIC FORUM:  The public may address the Council with items not listed on the agenda.  Should a request call for action by the Council, the item will be placed on a later agenda.

 

  1. NEW BUSINESS:  Discussion/action:  Kylee Ward, 1005 W. 3rd Street, requests Council approval of an Animal Permit to keep and maintain one 4-H Goat at her residence through June 15, 2012; as set forth in Ordinance #202
  1. Discussion/action:  Larry Ludwig requests Council consideration for appointment as City representative on the Library Advisory Board

 

  1. Discussion/action:  Approve MOU between the City of Alturas and County of Modoc for the continuation of Planning Services from January 1, 2012 to December 31, 2012      (Planning Director Hunter)
  1. Discussion/action:  Review/adopt Resolution #2012-08 authorizing the continued use of a recreational vehicle on Assessor’s Parcel 002-140-15, owned by the Baird Family Trust; approval of an extension is required by resolution         (Planning Director Hunter)

 

  1. Discussion/action:  Review and consider minor amendments adding timeline clarifications to the Conditions of Approval for Use Permit and Site Plan (Project #11-001) as recommended by staff   (Planning Director Hunter)
  1. Discussion/action:  Consider rental of old City Hall after completion of renovation    (Police Chief Barnes)

 

  1. Discussion/action:  Adopt Resolution #2012-07 establishing a salary of $200 per month for the City’s Risk Manager position retroactive to January 2012      (Councilmember Ray)
  1. CONSENT AGENDA:  It is recommended that items _a_ through _c_ be acted on simultaneously unless separate action is requested by Council or Staff:

 

  1. Approve minutes of January 10, 23, 2012 meetings
  2. Approve City warrants $117,893.25
  3. Adopt Resolution #2012-06 removing inactive water & sewer accounts $654.05
  1. COUNCIL/STAFF REPORTS:

 

ADJOURNMENT

POSTED:   February 10, 2012 on City Hall front doors & City Hall bulletin Board

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AGENDA

REGULAR MEETING OF THE

ALTURAS CITY COUNCIL

7:00 p.m.                                     CITY HALL COUNCIL CHAMBERS              JANUARY 10, 2012

                      John E. Dederick, Mayor                                    John Schreiber, Mayor Pro-Tem

        Cheryl Nelson                                     Bobby G. Ray                                           Keith Jacques   

CALL TO ORDER                                   Pledge of Allegiance                                   Moment of Silence

  1. PUBLIC FORUM:  The public may address the Council with items not listed on the agenda.  Should a request call for action by the Council, the item will be placed on a later agenda.

 

  1. NEW BUSINESS:  Discussion/action:  Kelly Roberts, 317 W. Carlos St., requests Council approval of an Animal Permit to keep and maintain two 4-H lambs for the Jr. Livestock Show through June 15, 2012; as set forth in Ordinance #202
  1. Discussion/action:  Second reading and adoption of Ordinance #493 changing the zoning district for Assessor’s Parcel Numbers 003-221-02, 003-221-06 and 003-221-07 from C-1 zone to the C-2 zone      (Planning Director Hunter)

 

  1. Discussion/action:  Council approval of a General Plan Amendment and Rezone for Assessor’s Parcels 003-221-02, 003-221-06 & 07.  The proposed General Plan Amendment would be from Retail Office/Commercial to General Commercial.  Project is located at 107, 119 and 121 S. Main St.; Project #GPA/RZ 002)      (Planning Director Hunter)
  1. Discussion/action: Adopt Resolution #2012-02 authorizing the Director of Public Works/Assistant Director of Public Works to sign and file project documents for the closeout of the 8th Street project RSPTL 5120(004); PPNO 02-2197

 

  1. Discussion/action:  Authorization to hire two Public Works Maintenance Workers as follows:  1)  Rick Anklin, Range 28, Step C, $27,369 annually; 2)  Tylar Young, Range 28, Step A, $25,798     (Asst. DPW Picotte)
  1. Discussion/action:  Adopt Resolution #2012-03 appointing Joe Picotte as City’s representative, and Heather MacDonnell as alternate, on the PARSAC Risk Management Board     (Council Schreiber)

 

  1. Discussion/action:  Review/adopt City Drug Testing Policy        (Mayor Dederick) 
  1. CONSENT AGENDA:  It is recommended that items _a_ through _c_ be acted on simultaneously unless separate action is requested by Council or Staff:

 

  1. Approve minutes of December 13 & 20, 2011 meetings
  2. Approve City warrants $175,160.17
  3. Adopt Resolution #2012-01 removing inactive water & sewer accounts $676.10
  1. COUNCIL/STAFF REPORTS:

 

  1. CLOSED SESSION: 1)  G.C. Section 54956.9/Existing LitigationCity of Alturas vs Adkins

                                         Consulting Engineers, Inc., et al 
2)  G.C. Section 54957.6/Labor Negotiations
                                               

ADJOURNMENT

 

POSTED:   January 6, 2012 on City Hall front doors & City Hall bulletin Board

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AGENDA

NOTICE OF SPECIAL MEETING

ALTURAS CITY COUNCIL

CITY HALL COUNCIL CHAMBERS

 

WE, THE UNDERSIGNED, being a majority of the members of the City Council of the City of Alturas, hereby give notice of a Special Meeting, to be held Tuesday, the 20th day of December, 2011, at 6:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers at City Hall, Alturas, California.

Pledge of Allegiance                          Moment of Silence

THIS MEETING IS CALLED BY THE MAYOR FOR THE REASON(S) AS LISTED:

  1. PUBLIC HEARING:  Rees – General Plan Amendment / Rezone:  Project applicant Patrick Rees is requesting a General Plan Amendment and Rezone for Assessor’s Parcels 003-221-02, 003-221-06 & 07.  The proposed General Plan Amendment would be from Retail Office/Commercial to General Commercial.  The proposed Rezone is from C-1 (Retail Commercial) to C-2 (General Commercial).  Project is located at 107, 119 and 121 S. Main St.  The Planning Commission reviewed and recommended approval of this project at their regular meeting on November 16, 2011. This is the second public hearing for this project. (Project #GPA/RZ 002).  This matter will now be considered.

 

  1. Discussion/action:  1st reading of Ordinance #493 changing the zoning district for Assessor’s Parcel Numbers 003-221-02, 003-221-06 and003-221-07 from the C-1 (Retail Commercial) Zone to the C-2 (General Commercial) Zone in accordance with Ordinance #301, as filed by Patrick Rees/second reading & adoption will be on January 10, 2012         (Planning Director Hunter)
  1. Discussion/action:  Adopt Resolution #2011-50  approval for the City of Alturas to opt out of the State Disability Insurance program and authorizing a policy for Short-term Disability Insurance (STD) and Long-term Disability Insurance (LTD) through The Hartford Group effective January 1, 2012        (Mayor Dederick)

 

  1. Discussion/action:  Council authorization to hire  Richard D.  Ortiz as Police Officer at Range 38, Step A, $33,664 annually, retroactive to December 16, 2011/ City Clerk to administer Oath of Office         (Police Chief Barnes)
  1. Discussion/action:  Council authorization to hire Russell Turner as Police Officer at Range 38, Step A, $33,664 annually        (Police Chief Barnes)

 

  1. Discussion/action:  Adopt Resolution #2011-48 appointing a Risk Manager/City PARSAC representative to attend meetings in Sacramento       (Mayor Dederick)
  2. Discussion/action:  Approve Resolution #2011-51 for application for grant funds for the pre-engineering study for City of Alturas biomass based district heating in support of the forest health Sage Steppe Project       (DPW Robertson)

 

  1. CLOSED SESSION:  G.C. Section 54957/Personnel Review-Police Chief Ken Barnes

    G.C. Section 54957.6/Labor Negotiations

 

 

 

                                                                                                                 ________________________________________
                                                                                                                                JOHN E. DEDERICK, Mayor

 

DATE POSTED:   December 19, 2011                              ________________________________________      
JOHN SCHREIBER, Mayor Pro-Tem

 

                                                                                                                                _______________________________________
__________________________________                                                 BOBBY G. RAY, Councilmember
Cary L. Baker, City Clerk

 

                                                                _______________________________________
                                                                CHERYL NELSON, Councilmember

 

                                                                                                                                _______________________________________
                                                                                                                                KEITH JACQUES, Councilmember

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AGENDA

REGULAR MEETING OF THE

ALTURAS CITY COUNCIL

7:00 p.m.                                     CITY HALL COUNCIL CHAMBERS           DECEMBER 13, 2011

                      John E. Dederick, Mayor                                    John Schreiber, Mayor Pro-Tem

        Cheryl Nelson                                     Bobby G. Ray                                           Keith Jacques   

CALL TO ORDER                                   Pledge of Allegiance                                   Moment of Silence

  1. PUBLIC FORUM:  The public may address the Council with items not listed on the agenda.  Should a request call for action by the Council, the item will be placed on a later agenda.

 

  1. NEW BUSINESS:  Presentation to the Alturas Fire Department for 100 years of service to the City of Alturas/Mayor Dederick
  1. Discussion/action:  Byron Gibbons requests Council approval to lease the City’s property on Centerville Rd. for pasture for steers and horses on a year round basis depending on the availability of feed

 

  1. Discussion/action:    Project applicants Robert  G. Baird and John Love, representing the Baird Family Trust, are requesting a Use Permit for the development of a proposed commercial office building complex on Assessor’s Parcel Number 002-140-01, located at 225 W. 8th Street in Alturas      (Planning Director Hunter)
  1. Discussion/action:  Adopt Resolution #2011-48 appointing a Risk Manager/City PARSAC representative to attend meetings in Sacramento     (Mayor Dederick)

 

  1. Discussion/action:  Council approval to contract with Kathie Alves at $25.00 per hour for services as needed       (City Treasurer MacDonnell)
  1. Discussion/action:  Approve 2nd reading and adoption of Ordinance #492 adding Building Official and Planning Director to Section 15-52(b) Nuisances, Article III, giving them the authority to determine if a nuisance exists      (Building Inspector Traugott)

 

  1. Discussion/action: Council approval to waive the Building Permit fee for the remodel of the bathrooms at the Niles Theater in the amount of $86.65   (Building Inspector Traugott)
  1. Discussion:  Report on abatement of vacant and occupied buildings, and review of new Building Department notices and forms       (Building Inspector Traugott)

 

  1. Discussion/action:  Boundary adjustment on Court Street    (Mayor Dederick)
  1. Discussion/action:  Declare railroad ties at mill site property as surplus, and approval to sell  (Mayor Dederick)

 

  1. Discussion/action:  Council approval to give Mayor the authority to sign Letters of Support for Caltrans encroachment permits/parade permits  for annual “Chamber of Commerce” sponsored events throughout the year; includes Fandango Days, Christmas Lighted Parade, Balloon Fest, etc.
  1. CONSENT AGENDA:  It is recommended that items __a__ and __b_ be acted on simultaneously unless separate action is requested by Council or Staff:

 

  1. Approve minutes of November 8, 2011 meeting
  2. Approve City warrants for November 2011 $132,199.82
  1. COUNCIL/STAFF REPORTS:

 

  1. Closed Session:  G.C. Section 54957.6/Labor Negotiations

ADJOURNMENT

 

POSTED:   December 9, 2011 on City Hall front doors & City Hall bulletin Board

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AGENDA

REGULAR MEETING OF THE

ALTURAS CITY COUNCIL

7:00 p.m.                                   CITY HALL COUNCIL CHAMBERS               NOVEMBER 8,  2011

                      John E. Dederick, Mayor                                    John Schreiber, Mayor Pro-Tem

        Cheryl Nelson                                     Bobby G. Ray                                           Keith Jacques   

CALL TO ORDER                                   Pledge of Allegiance                                   Moment of Silence

  1. PUBLIC FORUM:  The public may address the Council with items not listed on the agenda.  Should a request call for action by the Council, the item will be placed on a later agenda.

 

  1. NEW BUSINESS:  Council recognition of Eric R. Haggard in achieving the rank of Eagle Scout  (Mayor Dederick)
  1. Discussion/action:  Appoint Heather MacDonnell as City Treasurer to fill the unexpired term of retired City Treasurer Kathie Alves, through June 2014; City Clerk to administer Oath of Office

 

  1. Discussion/action:  Byron Gibbons requests Council approval to lease the City’s property on Centerville Rd. for pasture for steers and horses on a year round basis depending on the availability of feed
  1. Discussion/action:  City Council to deny/approve request for an Animal Permit by Filberto Rubio to keep one horse on his property located at 611 W. Henderson St./ requested at the City Council meeting of October 11, 2011       (Police Chief Barnes)

 

  1. Discussion/action: Sara Channell requests approval of a short-term lease at the City’s mill site property to allow time for the mobile home and tools to be sold and removed   (Mayor Dederick)
  1. Discussion/action:  Fire Marshall Steve Jacques requests Council authorization to declare the Alturas Fire Dept. 1973 wild land International Fire Truck /VIN #3Q3AOCHB91456 as surplus property and trade it to Alturas Tire/Rusty Stanford in trade for labor and materials on the new wild land truck

 

  1. Discussion/action:  Council approval to donate the salvaged K-9 Police Vehicle to the Alturas Rancheria        (Police Chief Barnes)
  1. Discussion/action: Neighbor complaints of firewood processing business located at 1303 W. 9th Street   (Police Chief Barnes)

 

  1. Discussion/action:  Consideration to acquire an armored personnel vehicle from military surplus  (Police Chief Barnes)
  1. Discussion/action:  Approve 1st reading of Ordinance #491 relating to Wireless Communication Facilities     (Planning Director Hunter)

 

  1. Discussion/action:  Authorization for Mayor to sign lease between Crystal Clear Broadcasting, Inc. and City of Alturas in the amount of $80 per month to locate antenna unit on the City’s water tank.  Authorization to amend budget revenue for lease amount upon effective date of contract for budget unit into 70 3610 60     (DPW Robertson)
  1. Discussion/action:  First reading of Ordinance #492 adding Building Official and Planning Director to Section 15-52(b) Nuisances, Article III, giving them the authority to determine if a nuisance exists        (Building Inspector Traugott)

 

  1. Discussion/action:  Code Enforcement actions by the Building & Safety Division; report on new forms; and new/ongoing abatements       (Building Inspector Traugott)
  1. Discussion/action: Adopt Resolution #2011-45 adopting a City policy charging $1.50 for City employees for each payment made in compliance with each Earnings Withholding Order   (City Treasurer MacDonnell)

 

  1. Discussion/action:  Adopt Resolution #2011-46 approving the Appropriations Limit for fiscal year 2011/2012 at $5,086,682     (City Treasurer MacDonnell)
  1. CONSENT AGENDA:  It is recommended that items _a_ through _c_ be acted on simultaneously unless separate action is requested by Council or Staff:

 

  1. Approve minutes of October 11, 2011 meeting
  2. Approve City warrants $388,067.93
  3. Adopt Resolution #2011-47 removing inactive water & sewer accounts $1,471.07
  1. COUNCIL/STAFF REPORTS:

 

  1. CLOSED SESSION:  G.C. Section 54957.6/Labor Negotiations

ADJOURNMENT

 

POSTED:   November 4, 2011 on City Hall front doors & City Hall bulletin Board

 

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AGENDA

REGULAR MEETING OF THE

ALTURAS CITY COUNCIL

7:00 p.m.                                     CITY HALL COUNCIL CHAMBERS                OCTOBER 11, 2011

                      John E. Dederick, Mayor                                    John Schreiber, Mayor Pro-Tem

        Cheryl Nelson                                     Bobby G. Ray                                           Keith Jacques   

CALL TO ORDER                                   Pledge of Allegiance                                   Moment of Silence

  1. PUBLIC FORUM:  The public may address the Council with items not listed on the agenda.  Should a request call for action by the Council, the item will be placed on a later agenda.

 

  1. NEW BUSINESS: Discussion/action:  Filberto Rubio, requests consideration for an Animal Permit to keep one horse on his property located at 611 W. Henderson St. (1.5 acres)/as set forth in Ordinance #202
  1. Discussion/action:  Troy Lowrey, 719 East 8th Street, requests Council consideration to place a stop sign at East 8th & Josephine Street to improve traffic control in that area

 

  1. Discussion/action:  Byron Gibbons requests Council approval to lease the City’s property on Centerville Rd. for pasture for steers and horses on a year round basis
  1. Discussion/action:  Approve  contract with Willdan Engineering Services to provide Plan Check services for the US Forest Service project; introduction of Suzanne Park        (Building Inspector Traugott)

 

  1. Public Hearing: Baird – Site Plan, Architectural & Environmental Review, Use Permit and Parcel MapProject applicants Robert G. Baird and John Love, representing the Baird Family Trust, are requesting a Site Plan, Architectural and Environmental Review, Use Permit and Parcel Map for the development of a proposed commercial office building complex on Assessor’s Parcel Number 002-140-01, which is located at 225 W. 8th Street in Alturas.  The proposed commercial office building, if approved, will house a number of US Department of Agriculture (USDA) offices including the US Forest Service.  This is the second review; the first review and public hearing for the above referenced project was by the Alturas Planning Commission on September 28, 2011.  This matter will now be considered.
  1. Discussion/action:  Project applicants Robert G. Baird and  John Love are requesting approval of a Site Plan, Architectural and Environmental  Review, Use Permit and Parcel Map for the development of a proposed USDA commercial office building complex on Assessor’s Parcel Number 002-140-01, which is located at 225 8th Street in Alturas        (Planning Director Hunter)
  2. Discussion/action:  Approve of MOU between the City of Alturas and County of Modoc for the continuation of Planning Services for October 1, to December 31, 2011      (Planning Director Hunter)

 

  1. Public Hearing:  Discussion of proposed ordinance for “Wireless Communication Facilities” as recommended by the Alturas Planning Commission on August 17, 2011    (Planning Director Hunter)
  1. Discussion/action:  First reading of proposed Ordinance for “Wireless Communication Facilities”  (Planning Director Hunter)

 

  1. Discussion/action:  Adopt Resolution #2011-39 regarding PERS Employer Paid Member Contributions      (Asst. City Treasurer MacDonnell)
  1. Discussion/action:  Adopt Resolution #2011-40 adopting the final  amended 2010/2011 Fiscal Year Budget in the amount of $6,868,780      (City Treasurer Alves)

 

  1. Discussion/action:  Adopt Resolution #2011-41 adopting the 2011/2012 Fiscal Year Budget in the amount of $6,095,464          (City Treasurer Alves)
  1. Discussion/action:  Adopt Resolution #2011-42 changing salaries for City Clerk & City Treasurer   (Mayor Dederick)

 

  1. Discussion/action:  Adopt Resolution #2011-43 adopting job descriptions for Director of Finance and Asst. Director of Finance positions            (Mayor Dederick)
  1. Discussion/action:  Appoint Director of Finance at Range 46/Step F-$43,964; and Assistant Director of Finance at Range 45/Step M-$52,752         (Mayor Dederick)

 

  1. Discussion/action:  Council direction regarding the homeowner’s insurance cancellation notice for Mark Channell, 101 Stream Drive, required in the Residential Lease Agreement with the City of Alturas/Section 11.  Insurance/Taxes           (Councilmember Nelson)
  1. Discussion/action:  Approval of final payment to Advanced Truck Body in the amount of $163,103.45 for snow plow equipment purchase through FAA contract AIP 3-06-0003-06      (DPW Robertson)

 

  1. Discussion/Action:  Authorize Public Works Director to submit pre-application to the Sierra Nevada Conservancy under the Prop 84 Healthy Forests Grant Program  for a Category 2 project; NTE $75,000 for study, assessment, and/or project design for City of Alturas biomass-based district heating project          (DPW Robertson)
  1. Discussion/Action:  Authorization to approve up to $1,250 of expenditures for paint supplies from Community Projects Fund 83 for use in conjunction with $2,500 of PP&L grant funds received for Basque Commemorative Mural; Funds are in budget, authorization is for designation of use of budgeted funds            (DPW Robertson)

 

  1. Discussion/Action: Authorization for Mayor to sign lease between Crystal Clear Broadcasting, Inc. and City of Alturas in the amount of $80 per month to locate antenna unit on city water tank. Authorization to amend budget revenue for lease amount upon effective date of contract for budget unit into 70 3610 60          (DPW Robertson)
  1. Discussion/Action:  Authorization for Director of Public Works to sign, effective 10/03/11, the Waiver Form for Administrative Civil Liability Complaint R5-2011-0591 to waive 90 day hearing requirement in order to engage in settlement discussions with SWRCB          (DPW Robertson)

 

  1. Discussion/Action:  Authorize Mayor to sign Agreement No. 81690-B-J102 between the City of Alturas and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in the amount of $20,000 in exchange for commitment of management practices on 20 acres of City owned land for period of 10 years  (DPW Robertson)
  1. Discussion/Action: Authorization to increase Assistant Director of Public Works Joe Picotte’s salary by $6,500 annually  due to increased duties assumed,  effective July 1, 2011      (DPW Robertson)

 

  1. Discussion/Action:  Authorization to retain Consulting Engineer for Civil Engineer Review Services for USDA Forest Service Complex proposal.  Developer to be billed for cost of services in accordance with City Code          (DPW Robertson)
  1. CONSENT AGENDA:  It is recommended that items _a _ and  _b_ be acted on simultaneously unless separate action is requested by Council or Staff:

 

  1. Approve minutes of September 13, 2011 meeting
  2. Approve City warrants $91,547.76
  1. COUNCIL/STAFF REPORTS:

 

  1. CLOSED SESSION: G.C. Section 54957/Employee Evaluation – Police Chief Ken Barnes 

ADJOURNMENT

 

POSTED:   October 7, 2011 on City Hall front doors & City Hall bulletin Board

 

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AGENDA

REGULAR MEETING OF THE

ALTURAS CITY COUNCIL

7:00 p.m.                                     CITY HALL COUNCIL CHAMBERS           SEPTEMBER 13, 2011

                      John E. Dederick, Mayor                                    John Schreiber, Mayor Pro-Tem

        Cheryl Nelson                                     Bobby G. Ray                                           Keith Jacques   

CALL TO ORDER                                   Pledge of Allegiance                                   Moment of Silence

  1. PUBLIC FORUM:  The public may address the Council with items not listed on the agenda.  Should a request call for action by the Council, the item will be placed on a later agenda.

 

  1. NEW BUSINESS:  Discussion/action:  Approval of Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Modoc County Sheriff’s Office and the City of Alturas for 911 Dispatch Services
  1. Discussion/action:  Council approval to appoint Keenan & Associates as City Broker of Record for sixty days to allow them to look for employee benefit plans

 

  1. Discussion/action:  Approve Letter of Support for Carstens Motors     (Mayor Dederick)
  1. Discussion/action:  Adopt Resolution  #2011-36 authorizing the Public Works Director to apply for and manage a PacifiCorp Foundation grant up to $10,000    (DPW Robertson)

 

  1. Discussion/action: Adopt Resolution #2011-37 appropriating $100,000 for front line law enforcement operations into the FY 2011/2012 budget through the State of California  Supplemental Law Enforcement Services Funds (SLESF) Grant Program  (Police Chief Barnes)
  1. Discussion/action: Council approval to hire a third party to perform the building plan checks for the proposed Forest Service building       (DPW Robertson)

 

  1. Discussion/action:  Update on the Warner Street Project    (DPW Robertson)
  1. Discussion/action:  Letter of Interest from Robert Dolan for the vacant position on the Alturas Planning Commission through March 2012

 

  1. Discussion/action:  Adopt Resolution #2011-38 approving the job description of Public Works Foreman, and setting the salary at Range 35 - $30,865 to $46,384 annually, and authorize the Director of Public Works to advertise within the Public Works Department   (DPW Robertson)
  1. Discussion/action:  Hand-held meter reading devices for the Alturas Water Dept.   (Asst. DPW Picotte)

 

  1. CONSENT AGENDA:  It is recommended that items __a_ through __c_ be acted on simultaneously unless separate action is requested by Council or Staff:
  1. Approve minutes of August 9, 2011 meeting
  2. Approve City warrants $234,965.28
  3. Approve Letter of Support for the Modoc High School Homecoming Parade

 

  1. COUNCIL/STAFF REPORTS:
  1. CLOSED SESSION:  G. C. Section 54956.9/Anticipated Litigation – Modoc County/fees for 911 dispatch services

 

ADJOURNMENT

POSTED:   September 9, 2011 on City Hall front doors & City Hall bulletin Board

 

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AGENDA

 

NOTICE OF SPECIAL MEETING

ALTURAS CITY COUNCIL

CITY HALL COUNCIL CHAMBERS

 

WE, THE UNDERSIGNED, being a majority of the members of the City Council of the City of Alturas, hereby give notice of a Special Meeting, to be held Thursday, the 21st day of July, 2011, at 7:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers at City Hall, Alturas, California.

Pledge of Allegiance                          Moment of Silence

THIS MEETING IS CALLED BY THE MAYOR FOR THE REASON(S) AS LISTED:

  1. Closed Session: G.C. Section 54956.8/Real Property Lease Negotiation - Mill Site Property

 

  1. Closed Session:  G.C. Section 54957.6/Labor Negotiations

 

DATE POSTED:  July 19, 2011          

JOHN E. DEDERICK, Mayor

JOHN SCHREIBER, Mayor Pro-Tem

BOBBY G. RAY, Councilmember

CHERYL NELSON, Councilmember

Cary L. Baker, City Clerk

                                              

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AGENDA

REGULAR MEETING OF THE

ALTURAS CITY COUNCIL

7:00 p.m.                                     CITY HALL COUNCIL CHAMBERS                  JULY 12, 2011

                      John E. Dederick, Mayor                                    John Schreiber, Mayor Pro-Tem

        Cheryl Nelson                                     Bobby G. Ray                                           Keith Jacques   

CALL TO ORDER                                   Pledge of Allegiance                                   Moment of Silence

  1. PUBLIC FORUM:  The public may address the Council with items not listed on the agenda.  Should a request call for action by the Council, the item will be placed on a later agenda.

 

  1. NEW BUSINESS:  Discussion/action:  Todd Mitchell, representing United Pipe & Supply, information on hand held devices for reading water meters
  1. Public Hearing:  Robert & Mary Dolan, who reside at 602 N. East Street/APN 002-168-07, are requesting the abandonment of the alleyway  that lies to the east of their residence between N. East C Street to the west, and N. East D Street to the east.  The alleyway runs north and south connecting East 7th Street and East 6th Street.  The Dolans own properties bordering on both sides of the alleyway, the parcel number for the second lot is APN 002-168-17.  The abandonment of this alleyway would allow the Dolans to connect the property.  The alleyway does not contain any municipal or public utilities.  This matter will now be considered.

 

  1. Discussion/action:  Adopt Resolution #2011-27 vacating an alleyway at the request of Robert & Mary Dolan; the alleyway lies between N. East C Street to the west, and N. East D Street to the east, and runs north and south connecting East 7th Street and East 6th Street
  1. Discussion/action:  Review/approve Property Lease between the City of Alturas and Mark Channell for his residence and Specialized Wood Products business at the City’s mill site property

 

  1. Discussion/action:  Verizon Wireless, managed by American Tower Corporation, requests approval of a new Ground Lease adding four (4) additional 5-year renewal  periods with an expiration date of March 31, 2033
  1. Discussion/action: Modoc Transportation Agency requests approval of a Bus Shelter to be placed on the corner of 5th & Main Street

 

  1. Discussion/action:  Approve “Regional Participant Letter of Authorization” authorizing Modoc County Public Works to submit a regional Used Oil Payment Program (OPP) on the City’s behalf (previously referred to as the Used Oil Block Grant)
  1. Discussion/action:  Adopt Resolution #2011-29 approving the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the City of Alturas and County of Modoc for Planning Services; retroactive to July 1, 2011    (Councilmembers Jacques & Nelson)

 

  1. Discussion/action:  Adopt Resolution #2011-28  adopting the 2011/2012 Fiscal Year Budget in the amount of $5,914,378       (City Treasurer Alves)
  1. Discussion/action:  Council appointment of City representative to sit on the Indian Gaming Local Community Benefit Committee Members; committee may apply for tribal grant funding in the amount of $14,000; grant funding may be used for roads, hospital, public safety, fire safety   (DPW Robertson)

 

  1. Discussion/action:  Approve letter of support for the Modoc District Fair to apply for an encroachment permit from Caltrans to hang a banner across Main Street; Fair to be held August 18-21, 2011
  1. CONSENT AGENDA:  It is recommended that items “a”  and “b”  be acted on simultaneously unless separate action is requested by Council or Staff:

 

  1. Approve minutes of June 6, 14, & 21, 2011 meetings
  2. Adopt Resolution #2011-30 removing inactive water & sewer accounts $693.34
  1. COUNCIL/STAFF REPORTS:

 

ADJOURNMENT

POSTED:   July 8, 2011 on City Hall front doors & City Hall bulletin Board

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AGENDA

NOTICE OF SPECIAL MEETING

ALTURAS CITY COUNCIL

CITY HALL COUNCIL CHAMBERS

 

WE, THE UNDERSIGNED, being a majority of the members of the City Council of the City of Alturas, hereby give notice of a Special Meeting, to be held Tuesday, the 21st day of June, 2011, at 7:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers at City Hall, Alturas, California.

Pledge of Allegiance                          Moment of Silence

THIS MEETING IS CALLED BY THE MAYOR FOR THE REASON(S) AS LISTED:

  1. Closed Session:  G.C. Section 54956.9(a)/Existing Litigation – Conference with Legal Counsel regarding the Wastewater Treatment Plant

 

 

 

                                                                                                      
                                                                        

 

 

 

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AGENDA

REGULAR MEETING OF THE

ALTURAS CITY COUNCIL

7:00 p.m.                                 CITY HALL COUNCIL CHAMBERS                     JUNE 14, 2011

                      John E. Dederick, Mayor                                    John Schreiber, Mayor Pro-Tem

        Cheryl Nelson                                     Bobby G. Ray                                           Keith Jacques   

CALL TO ORDER                                   Pledge of Allegiance                                   Moment of Silence

  1. PUBLIC FORUM:  The public may address the Council with items not listed on the agenda.  Should a request call for action by the Council, the item will be placed on a later agenda.

 

  1. Public Hearing:  In accordance with Resolution #2008-7, adopted January 15, 2008, the City Council will consider a cost of living adjustment for water and sewer rates.  The maximum rate adjustment allowed is based on the annual Consumer Price Index as published by the California State Department of Finance for each fiscal year.  The amount published for the 2010/2011 fiscal year is 1.5%.  The City Council may consider an increase up to this amount.  The base water rate may be increased up to a maximum of  $.68 cents; base residential sewer rate may be increased up to a maximum of $.45 cents; base commercial sewer rate may be increased up to a maximum of $.36 cents; and base multi-family units sewer rate may be increased up to a maximum of  $.43 cents.  This matter will now be heard.
  1. Discussion/action:  Consider adoption of  a resolution relating to the rates for water fees

 

  1. Discussion/action:  Consider adoption of  a resolution relating to the rates for sewer fees
  1. Discussion/action:  Tony & Kathryn Claytor, 212 East 1st Street, are requesting Council consideration for an Animal Permit to keep and maintain up to four Dwarf Goats at their residence; as set forth in Ordinance #202

 

  1. Discussion/action:  Council consideration to use Recreation Funds (Fund #82)  to help with the cost of watering the County Park; last year’s total cost for June – November was $2,889.92         (Councilmembers Schreiber & Ray)
  1. Discussion/action:  Council review of letter received from Modoc County Sheriff’s Office, dated June 3, 2011, regarding operation of the public safety dispatch center

 

  1. Discussion/action:  Council review of letter received from Modoc County Public Works, dated May 31, 2011, regarding Memorandum of Understanding between the City of Alturas and County of Modoc, dated September 20, 1994, regarding garbage franchise fees
  1. Discussion/action:  Council review of letter received from Marie Smith/Modoc County Senior Citizens regarding the “Meals on Wheels” Program

 

  1. Discussion/action:  Award propane bid for the 2011/1012 fiscal year     (City Clerk Baker)
  1. Discussion/action:  Award contract for Asphalt Concrete, Premix and Class II  base for the City of Alturas for the 2011/2012 fiscal year to low bidder Larranaga Trucking & Construction      (DPW Robertson)

 

  1. Discussion/action:  Authorization to purchase a 2007 Elgin Street Sweeper from Owen Equipment, in the amount of  $42,500, and authorize financing with U.S. Bank for five (5) years at 5.9%     (Asst. PWD Picotte)
  1. Discussion/action:  Authorize Asst. PWD Joe Picotte to sign contract with Darren Taylor Construction for asphalt grinding services on East St. & Juniper St., in the amount of $3,100; retroactive to June 3, 2011           (Asst. PWD Picotte)

 

  1. Discussion/action:  Adopt Resolution  #2011-19 authorizing the Director of Public Works and/or Asst. Director of Public Works to be the authorized signatory as Right of Way agent for the City of Alturas        (DPW Robertson)
  1. Discussion/action:  Adopt Resolution  #2011-20 authorizing the Director of Public Works and/or Asst. Director of Public Works as authorized agent with signatory authority on project management documents for the Warner Street Truck Route Rehabilitation Project; RSPTL 5120(003); PPNO 02-2176         (DPW Robertson)

 

  1. Discussion/action:  Adopt Resolution #2011-21 authorizing the Director of Public Works and/or Asst. Director of Public Works as authorized agent with signatory authority on project management documents for the 8th Street Rehabilitation Project; RSPTL 5120(004); PPNO 02-2197      (DPW Robertson)
  1. Discussion/action:  Adopt Resolution #2011-22 authorizing a grant application with First 5 for program assistance for the Alturas Municipal Pool       (DPW Robertson)

 

  1. Discussion/action:  Adopt Resolution #2011-23 authorizing a grant application with Modoc Siskiyou Community Action Agency (MSCAA) for program assistance at the Alturas Municipal Pool                (DPW Robertson)
  1. Discussion/action:  Adopt Resolution #2011-24 authorizing a grant application with PacifiCorp Foundation for a Mural Project at the Alturas Municipal Pool           (DPW Robertson)

 

  1. Discussion/action:  Adopt Resolution #2011-25 authorizing the Selection Committee to send interview letters to the highest ranking RFQ respondents; conduct interviews; and negotiate contract terms with selected RFQ consultant respondents for Construction Engineering Services and Materials Testing Services for Warner Street Truck Route Rehabilitation Project; RSPTL 5120 (003); PPNO 02-2176       (DPW Robertson)

 

  1. Discussion/action:  Salary compensation change for Director of Public Works Chester Robertson to accommodate job description and work responsibility changes resulting from Modoc County CAO responsibilities; salary reduction of $23,321; current salary $63,321; new salary $40,000 annually

 

  1. Discussion/action: regarding Council formal approval for Chester Robertson’s dual roles with City and Modoc County       (Councilmember Schreiber)
  1. Discussion/action: BLM requests approval of a land lease with the City of Alturas for use of a portion of the Alturas Municipal Airport        (DPW Robertson)

 

  1. Discussion/action:  Adopt Resolution #2011-18 adopting the City of Alturas Building Permit Fee Schedule      (Building Inspector Taugott)
  1. Discussion/action:  2nd reading and adoption of Ordinance #490 adding Chapter 13.2 to the Alturas City Code, prohibiting medical marijuana dispensaries and cultivation, other than by a qualified patient and/or caregiver        (City Clerk Baker)

 

  1. CONSENT AGENDA:  It is recommended that items _a_ through _c_ be acted on simultaneously unless separate action is requested by Council or Staff:
  1. Approve minutes of May 10, 23, 2011 meetings
  2. Approve City warrants $106,854.34
  3. Adopt Resolution #2011-17 removing inactive accounts $1,029.44

 

  1. COUNCIL/STAFF REPORTS:
  1. CLOSED SESSION:  G.C. Section 54956.9(a)/Existing Litigation – Conference with Legal Counsel regarding the Wastewater Treatment Plant

 

ADJOURNMENT

 

POSTED:   June 10, 2011 on City Hall front doors & City Hall bulletin Board

 

 

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AGENDA

NOTICE OF SPECIAL MEETING

ALTURAS CITY COUNCIL

CITY HALL COUNCIL CHAMBERS

 

WE, THE UNDERSIGNED, being a majority of the members of the City Council of the City of Alturas, hereby give notice of a Special Meeting, to be held Monday, the 6th day of June, 2011, at 7:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers at City Hall, Alturas, California.

Pledge of Allegiance                          Moment of Silence

THIS MEETING IS CALLED BY THE MAYOR FOR THE REASON(S) AS LISTED:

  1. Discussion/action:  Regarding Chester Robertson’s dual positions as Modoc County CAO and City of Alturas Director of Public Works

 

 

 

DATE POSTED:  June 2, 2011 

JOHN E. DEDERICK, Mayor

JOHN SCHREIBER, Mayor Pro-Tem

BOBBY G. RAY, Councilmember

CHERYL NELSON, Councilmember

Cary L. Baker, City Clerk