CITY OF PLYMOUTH

CITY COUNCIL

REGULAR MEETING AGENDA

THURSDAY, August 5, 2019

6:30 PM

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

           

 

MISSION STATEMENT

 

The City of Plymouth preserves our small-town atmosphere and provides fiscally responsible services that fulfill public needs while protecting their quality of life.

 

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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

·      Invocation:         Rev. Kris McGill

 

2.        APPROVAL OF CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING AGENDA OF AUGUST 8, 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.

 

4.        PRESENTATIONS/PROCLAMATIONS/APPOINTMENTS:

NONE

 

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 REGULAR MEETING MINUTES OF:  July 11, 2019

 

5.2      MICHAEL BAKER INTERNATIONAL ENGINEERING, RENEWAL OF AMENDMENT FOR NEGOTIATED CONSULTING FEES FOR CONTINUED PLANNER SERVICES TO THE CITY OF PLYMOUTH

                       

RECOMMENDATION: Approve Amendment for continued services provided by senior level planner at a revised billing rate of $105.00 per hour

 

5.3      ACCEPT THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE/RURAL DEVELOPMENT GRANT FOR $20,000

 

RECOMMENDATION: Recommend Council Approve the Grant and authorize the use of the appropriate internal funds to match the grant and for the Mayor to sign the agreement on behalf of the City of Plymouth.

  

6.         PUBLIC HEARINGS:

 

6.1     RESOLUTION 2019-28 A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PLYMOUTH, AUTHORIZING THE PLACEMENT OF DELINQUENT UNPAID SEWER AND WATER BILLS UPON THE 2019-2020 AMADOR COUNTY TAX ROLL.

 

RECOMMENDATION: Public Hearing item continued from July 11 Council meeting - Approve resolution and Council discretion to provide possible direction

 

7.         REGULAR AGENDA ITEMS:

 

7.1     TOT REQUEST OUT OF CYCLE FOR $10,000.00 FROM “CHALLENGE OF CHAMPIONS”

                       

RECOMMENDATION: Review and Approve request for TOT grant in the amount of $10,000

 

7.2      CITY OF PLYMOUTH MUNICIPAL CODE RESTRICTION ON MAINTAINING FARM ANIMALS WITHIN CITY LIMITS

 

RECOMMENDATION: Direct Planning Commission to review current rules and determine whether changing the Municipal Code is appropriate or provide other possible direction

 

7.3      GRANT ADMINISTRATOR FOR USDA GRANT (FAIN 623026632)

 

RECOMMENDATION: Recommend City Council Approve Council Member Klinefelter as the volunteer administrator of the USDA Grant, following the City policies and processes as outlined.

                       

7.4      RESPONSE TO BUDGET QUESTIONS OF JUNE 27 FROM PLYMOUTH BUSINESS OWNER/RESIDENT

                        RECOMMENDATION:  Council discretion

                                             

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

 

9          CLOSED SESSION:

 

9.1      public employee performance evaluation (Pursuant to Government Code section 54957), Title: City Attorney

(Pursuant to Government Code section 54956.9 (d)(2))

 

9.2      PUBLIC EMPLOYEE APPOINTMENT (Pursuant to Government Code section 54957), Title: City Attorney

 

9.3      CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL – ANTICIPATED LITIGATION (Significant Exposure To Litigation Pursuant to Government Code section 54956.9 (d)(2): 1 case)

9.4      CONVENE INTO CLOSED SESSION

 

9.5      REPORT OUT OF CLOSED SESSION

 

10.      ADJOURNMENT