CITY OF PLYMOUTH
REGULAR MEETING AGENDA
THURSDAY, MAY 23, 2019
Council Chambers 9426 Main Street Plymouth, California
Leonard Burns, Mayor
Peter Amoruso, Council Member
Valerie Klinefelter, Council Member
Jon Colburn, Council Member
Keith White, Vice Mayor
The City of Plymouth preserves our small-town atmosphere and provides fiscally responsible services that fulfill public needs while protecting their quality of life.
The City Council welcomes you to its meetings, which are scheduled at 6:30 p.m. on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of each month. Participation in the meetings is encouraged and appreciated. This meeting will be recorded. Council Chambers are wheelchair accessible. Other special accommodations may be requested by contacting the City Clerk 72 hours in advance of the meeting. Please silence all cell phones or similar devices.
The City Council has adopted a policy that no new items will be called after 10:00 PM unless otherwise motioned by the City Council before 10:00 PM please be aware that an item that has not been heard by 10:00 PM may be continued to a future Council Meeting.
1. CALL TO ORDER/ROLL CALL:
· Roll Call
· Flag Salute
2. APPROVAL OF CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING AGENDA OF MAY 23, 2019
3. PUBLIC COMMENT:
Under Government Code Section 54954.3, citizens wishing to address the Council for any matter not on the agenda may do so this time by completing and submitting a Speaker Submittal Form to the City Clerk. For items on the agenda, speakers will be called up to the podium by the Mayor at the point on the agenda when the item will be heard. Speakers are encouraged to keep comments to three minutes or less and to state name and community of residence.
Under provisions of the California Government Code, the City Council is prohibited from discussing or taking action on any item not on the agenda unless it can be demonstrated to be of an emergency nature or an urgent need to take immediate action arose after the posting of the agenda.
5. Consent Calendar ITEMS:
All matters listed under the Consent Calendar are to be considered routine by the City Council and will be enacted by one motion in the form listed. There will be no separate discussion of these items unless, before the City Council votes on the motion to adopt, members of the Council, staff or the public request specific items to be removed from the Consent Calendar for separate discussion and action (roll call vote).
5.1 APPROVAL OF MINUTES OF: May 9, 2019
5.2 RESOLUTION 2019 - 22 A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PLYMOUTH ADOPTING A TICKET POLICY PURSUANT TO FAIR POLITICAL PRACTICES COMMISSION REGULATIONS
RECOMMENDATION: The City Council adopt Resolution 2019-22 of the City Council of the City of Plymouth Adopting a Ticket Policy Pursuant to the Fair Political Practices Commission Regulations
5.3 RESOLUTION NO. 2019 - 25 A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PLYMOUTH AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO ADD BLUE SHIELD HEALTH INSURANCE PROVIDER TO EMPLOYEE BENEFITS THROUGH THE FIRE DISTRICT ASSOCIATION OF CALIFORNIA (FDAC)
RECOMMENDATION: Council approve Resolution 2019- 25 Authorizing the City Manager to add Blue Shield Health Insurance to current offerings through Fire District Association of California.
6. PUBLIC HEARINGS:
6.1 INTRODUCE AND WAIVE FIRST READING OF ORDINANCE 2019-01 AMENDING TITLE 19 OF THE PLYMOUTH MUNICIPAL CODE TO PROVIDE PARKING WAIVERS IN THE HISTORIC DOWNTOWN AREA.
RECOMMENDATION: That the City Council introduce and waive the first reading and move to a second reading Ordinance 2019-01, thereby recommending that the City Council approve amendments to Title 19 of the Plymouth Municipal Code.
6.2 INTRODUCE AND WAIVE FIRST READING OF ORDINANCE 2019-02 AMENDING TITLE 19 OF THE PLYMOUTH MUNICIPAL CODE, INCLUDING CHANGES TO THE DESIGN REVIEW PROCESS AND APPLICABILITY OF DESIGN REVIEW TO PROPOSED PROJECTS.
RECOMMENDATION: That the City Council introduce and waive the first reading and move to a second reading Ordinance 2019-02, thereby recommending that the City Council approve amendments to Title 19 of the Plymouth Municipal Code, including changes to design review process.
7. REGULAR AGENDA ITEMS
7.1 CONSIDERATION OF APPOINTMENT OF A CITY CLERK TO FILL THE TERM OF THE ELECTED CITY CLERK
RECOMMENDATION: Council to consider the applicants during this meeting and make a selection for appointment. Appointment is at Council’s discretion.
7.2 REVIEW OF RESOLUTION #2014-03 – SISTER CITY RELATIONSHIP WITH THE CITY OF JOCOPTEPEC, MEXICO
RECOMMENDATION: Council discretion regarding further direction.
7.3 INFORMATIONAL REPORT ON THE PROPANE EXPLOSION ON DECEMBER 20, 2018 / WHEELER LOOP
RECOMMENDATION: Council Information
8. COUNCIL/STAFF COMMUNICATIONS – Brief reports on matters of general interest
8.1 City Manager’s Report
8.2 Mayor & Council Members’ Reports
8.3 Council Requests for Future Agenda Items