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City Council Agenda, Feb. 21

A proposed memorial to American troops killed in Iraq and Afghanistan is up for discussion in the evening session.

CITY COUNCIL MEETING: AFTERNOON SESSION 3:30 P.M.

COUNCILMEMBERS: Juliana Inman, James Krider, Peter Mott, Vice Mayor Mark van Gorder, Mayor Jill Techel

1.

CALL TO ORDER:

1.A.

Roll Call

2.

AGENDA REVIEW AND SUPPLEMENTAL REPORTS:

3.

SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS:

4.

PUBLIC COMMENT:

5.

CONSENT CALENDAR:

5.A.

Approve City Council Minutes for the Special City Council Meeting and the Regular City Council Meeting.

 

Approve City Council Minutes Special Meeting of January 30, 2012 and Regular Meeting of February 7, 2012.

5.B.

Second Reading and Final Adoption Amending Napa Municipal Code Chapter 17.08.030

 

Second reading and final adoption of an ordinance amending Napa Municipal Code Chapter 17.080.030 to increase the maximum allowable lot coverage in the RS-7, RI-7 and RT-7 zoning districts from 35 percent to 45 percent. 

5.C.

Federal Funding for Napa River/Napa Creek Flood Protection Project

 

Adopt a resolution requesting City Council support for full federal funding of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ capability for Fiscal Year 2013 for the Napa River/Napa Creek Flood Protection Project of $24,900,000 and continued annual funding at the Corps’ capability level through project completion.

5.D.

Approval of Amendments to Civil Service Rule 4, Part A., Rule 5, Part A. 2., and Rule 11, A. 4.

 

Adopt a resolution amending Civil Service Rule 4, Part A and Rule 5, Part A. 2., clarifying the noticing requirement for examinations, reordering several sections of Rule 4, deleting an obsolete reference in Rule 5, and amending Rule 11, Part A. 4., to establish the time and place of regular meetings of the Commission.

5.E.

Authorization to Submit and Execute Applications and Necessary Program Documents for CalRecycle Grants

 

Adopt a resolution to authorize the Public Works Director, the Deputy Public Works Director (Operations), or the Materials Diversion Administrator to execute and submit applications and necessary program documents for CalRecycle grants effective for the Fiscal Years 2012-13 through 2016-17.

5.F.

Annual Report on Development Impact Fees for Fiscal Year 2011

 

Annual report on development impact fees for fiscal year 2011 and five-year findings on status of fees collected as of June 30, 2011. (Additional time is needed to finalize report; this item must be continued to the next regular meeting of City Council on March 6, 2012).

6.

SUCCESSOR AGENCY BUSINESS:

6.A.

Resolution to authorize the City of Napa, as successor agency, to invest monies of the former Napa Community Redevelopment Agency in the LAIF

 

Adopt a Resolution authorizing the City of Napa, as successor agency, to invest monies of the former Napa Community Redevelopment Agency in the Local Agency Investment Fund, and authorize officers of the City to order deposits and withdrawal of monies.

7.

ADMINISTRATIVE REPORTS:

7.A.

Update on Water Customer Hardship Program

 

Proposed Water Hardship Program. 

8.

COMMENTS BY COUNCIL OR CITY MANAGER: 

9.

CLOSED SESSION: 

9.A.

CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORS (Government Code Section 54957.6): City designated representatives: Mike Parness, Nancy Weiss, Michael Barrett, Karyn Ezell, and Desiree Brun, and Emily Prescott, of Renne, Sloan, Holtzman, and Sakai LLP.  Employee organization; Napa City Employees' Association.

5:00 P.M. to 6:30 P.M. CITY COUNCIL RECESS

CITY COUNCIL MEETING: EVENING SESSION 6:30 P.M.

COUNCILMEMBERS: Juliana Inman, James Krider, Peter Mott, Vice Mayor Mark van Gorder, Mayor Jill Techel 

10.

CALL TO ORDER:

10.A.

Roll Call 

11.

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE:

12.

AGENDA REVIEW AND SUPPLEMENTAL REPORTS:

13.

COMMISSION INTERVIEWS AND APPOINTMENTS: None

14.

REPORT ACTION TAKEN IN CLOSED SESSION: 

15.

SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS:

16.

PUBLIC COMMENT:

17.

ADMINSTRATIVE REPORTS:

17.A.

Proposed Memorial for Veterans Memorial Park

 

Recommendation from the Parks and Recreation Advisory Commission to create a memorial in Veterans Memorial Park as proposed by Veterans Memorial Committee of Napa Valley, honoring soldiers of Napa County who gave their lives for their country in Iraq and Afghanistan.

18.

CONSENT HEARINGS: None

19.

PUBLIC HEARINGS/APPEALS: None

20.

COMMENTS BY COUNCIL OR CITY MANAGER:

21.

ADJOURNMENT:

The next regularly scheduled meeting of the City of Napa City Council is March 6, 2012. 

      I HEREBY CERTIFY THAT THE AGENDA FOR THE ABOVE STATED MEETING (S) WAS POSTED AT A LOCATION FREELY ACCESSIBLE TO MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC AT CITY HALL, 955 SCHOOL STREET, ON FEBRUARY 17 BY 3:30 P.M.

                                                                                    ___________________________________

            Dorothy Roberts, City Clerk  


MAYOR’S MESSAGE:

The City Council pledges to listen carefully to all sides of an issue, examine the rights of each individual, and consider the needs of our community before making a decision. Accordingly, the Council expects members of the audience to conduct themselves with courtesy and respect during the meeting. Thank you for your cooperation and for your public participation.

GENERAL INFORMATION:

Please turn off cell phones and pagers before entering the Council Chambers.

The City Council meets regularly on the first and third Tuesday of each month. The Council may also schedule additional special meetings for the purpose of completing unfinished business and/or study session. Regular meetings are held in the Council Chambers, City Hall, 955 School Street.

NOTE: Additional written information is available for items on this agenda, and may be obtained or reviewed by visiting the City website at www.cityofnapa.org; e-mailing  clerk@cityofnapa.org; or contacting the office of the City Clerk at 955 School Street, Napa, CA. 94559 by mail or in person or by telephone at (707) 257-9503.

CITY POLICY TO FACILITATE ACCESS TO PUBLIC MEETINGS:

Each City entity offers public programs, services, and meetings in a manner that is reasonably accessible to everyone, including individuals with disabilities. Each City entity complies with all applicable requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act and California law, and does not discriminate against any person with a disability. Wheelchair access to the Council Chambers and speaker’s microphone is available to all persons. 

If any person has a disability and requires information or materials in an appropriate alternative format (or any other reasonable accommodation), or if you need any special assistance to participate in this meeting, please contact the City Clerk Department at 257-9503. If any person is hearing impaired and would like information regarding this meeting, please call the City’s telecommunications device for the deaf (TTY) at 257-9506.

In making any request for assistance, advance notice to the City forty-eight hours prior to the meeting will enable the City to make reasonable arrangements.

Se les pide por favor que  avise  con 48 horas de anticipación cuando haga un pedido para asistencia. Esto les da suficiente tiempo antes de la junta para permitir que la ciudad tome medidas razonables.

CHALLENGING DECISIONS OF CITY ENTITIES:  

The time limit within which to commence any lawsuit or legal challenge to any quasi-adjudicative decision made by any City Entity (including the City of Napa or the Housing Authority of the City of Napa) is governed by Section 1094.6 of the Code of Civil Procedure, unless a shorter limitation period is specified by any other provision. Under Section 1094.6, any lawsuit or legal challenge to any quasi-adjudicative decision made by any City Entity must be filed no later than the 90th day following the date on which such decision becomes final. Any lawsuit or legal challenge, which is not filed within that 90-day period, will be barred.

If a person wishes to challenge the nature of the above actions in court, they may be limited to raising only those issues they or someone else raised at the meeting described in this notice, or in written correspondence delivered to the City of Napa, at or prior to the meeting. In addition, judicial challenge may be limited or barred where the interested party has not sought and exhausted all available administrative remedies.


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