Andrew Meredith, Mayor
Donald Haines, Vice Mayor
Darryl Clare, Council Member
Barbara Payne, Council Member
Tim Raboy, Council Member
 
Elizabeth Aguire, City Clerk
Shaun Farrell, City Treasurer
 
Steven Rudolph, City Attorney



A G E N D A
 
REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING
 
COUNCIL CHAMBERS, 380 CIVIC DRIVE, GALT, CALIFORNIA
TUESDAY, AUGUST 19, 2008, 7:00 PM

Ted Anderson, City Manager
 
Jason Behrmann, Asst. City Manager
Curt Campion, Community Dev. Director
Loren Cattolico, Police Chief
Al Goss, Building Official
Gregg Halladay, Public Works Director
Paula Islas, Human Resources Admin.
Boyce Jeffries, Parks & Rec. Director
Inez Kiriu, Finance Director

 

*Teleconferencing location:

Marriott Courtyard Washington Northwest

1900 Connecticut Avenue Northwest, Washington DC

 

NOTE:  Speaker Request Sheets are provided on the table inside the entrances to the council chambers.  If you wish to address the council during the meeting, please complete a speaker sheet and give it to the city clerk.  A maximum of five minutes is allowed for each speaker.

 

NOTE.  If you need a disability-related modification or accommodation, including auxiliary aids or services, to participate in this meeting, please contact the City Clerk’s office, 209-366-7130, 380 Civic Drive, at least two days prior to the meeting.

 

NOTE.  Public records, including writings relating to an agenda item for open session of a regular meeting and distributed less than 72 hours prior to the meeting, are available for public inspection at the City Clerk’s Office, 380 Civic Drive, Galt, California.

 

NOTE.  Please turn off all cell phones and pagers during the council meeting.

 


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A.        CALL MEETING TO ORDER:

 

            1.  Roll Call:  Council Members: Haines, Payne, Clare, Raboy, Meredith.

            2.  Silent prayer.

            3.  Video statement.

 

B.         AGENDA APPROVAL, ADDITIONS AND/OR DELETIONS

 

C.         1 PUBLIC COMMENT - Under Government Code Section 54954.3, members of the audience may address the council on any item of interest to the public or on any agenda item before or during consideration of the item.  Please fill out a speaker sheet located on the table inside the entrances to the council chambers and forward the completed speaker sheet to the city clerk prior to addressing the council.  We request that you state whether you live within the Galt city limits or the county area. A maximum of five minutes is allowed for each speaker.

 

D.        2 INFORMATION/CONSENT CALENDAR - It is recommended that Items 1 through 4 be acted on simultaneously unless separate discussion and/or action are requested by a council member or a   

                                                                                     member of the audience.

 

            1.         SUBJECT:  Minutes of regular adjourned meeting of July 31, 2008 and special and regular meeting of August 5, 2008.

                        RECOMMENDATION:  That the city council accept the minutes as submitted.

 

            2.         SUBJECT:  City of Galt Warrants.

                        RECOMMENDATION:  That the city council approve the warrants as submitted.

 

            3.         SUBJECT: Appropriation for legal fees for the General Plan Update.

                        RECOMMENDATION:  That the city council adopt a resolution authorizing an appropriation in the amount of $24,000 for the purposes identified in the staff report.

 

            4.         SUBJECT: Award of consultant contract for materials testing and special engineering inspection services.

                        RECOMMENDATION:  That the city council adopt a resolution authorizing the city manager to execute a task order contract for as-needed materials testing and special                               

                                                                 inspection services with Neil. O. Anderson and Associates.

 

            RECOMMENDED ACTION:  That the city council approve the consent calendar as presented.

 

E.       3    PRESENTATIONS:

 

            1.         Live Webcasting – Jason Behrmann, Assistant City Manager

 

F.    4       COMMUNICATIONS:

 

G.     5      SCHEDULED MATTERS:

 

            1.         SUBJECT: Resolution establishing and increasing fees for service in the planning division of the community development department.

                        STAFF REPORT: Campion

 

                        (Open Public Hearing)

                        (Close Public Hearing)

 

                        RECOMMENDED ACTION: That the city council adopt a resolution establishing and revising the schedule of fees for planning related services.

 

H.         ORDINANCES:

 

I.          REGULAR CALENDAR:

 

             PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

 

            1.     6      SUBJECT:  Central Galt Interchange (CGIC) – selection of ornamental street lights.

                        STAFF REPORT:  Halladay

RECOMMENDED ACTION:  That the city council provide direction to staff regarding the selection of ornamental light poles and lamp fixtures for the Central Galt Interchange Project.

 

            2.    7       SUBJECT: Award of engineering services contract for design of tertiary filtration and UV disinfection upgrade improvements.

                        STAFF REPORT: Halladay

                       RECOMMENDED ACTION: That the city council adopt a resolution authorizing the city manager to sign the contract for engineering services with West Yost Associates, in the amount of

                                                                         $1,165,000 for design of the tertiary filtration and UV disinfection upgrade improvements for the city of Galt’s wastewater treatment plant.

 

J.     8       ADJOURN TO THE REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY

 

A G E N D A

REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY MEETING

 

            1.         Roll Call:  Board Members: Haines, Payne, Clare, Raboy, Meredith

 

            2.         Public Comment:

 

            3.     9      Information/Consent Agenda:

 

                        a.         SUBJECT:  Minutes of meeting of August 5, 2008.

                                    RECOMMENDED ACTION:  That the board of directors accept the minutes as submitted.

 

                        b.         SUBJECT:  Redevelopment Agency warrants

                                    RECOMMENDED ACTION:  That the board of directors approve the warrants as submitted.

 

                        RECOMMENDATION:  That the board of directors approve the consent calendar as presented.

 

            4.         Department Report:

 

                        a.     10      SUBJECT: Economic Development Strategy – building a positive image.

                                    STAFF REPORT: Behrmann

                                   RECOMMENDED ACTION: That the board of directors receive the report, make comments or suggestions as appropriate and approve the banner and wayfinding sign designs and C   

                                                                                    Street Corridor Plan. It is also recommended that the board of directors provide direction to staff regarding the prioritization of phases for the C Street    

                                                                                    Corridor Plan.

 

K.    11      ADJOURN AND RECONVENE TO THE GALT CITY COUNCIL

L.     12      CITY CLERK'S REPORT:

 

M.        COMMENTS BY STAFF:

 

N.        COMMENTS BY CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS:

 

13             VICE MAYOR HAINES:

 

            1.         SUBJECT: Appropriate $500 for leash law signage.

                        RECOMMENDATION: That council discuss and take action as deemed appropriate.

 

14             COUNCIL MEMBER PAYNE:

 

1.                   SUBJECT:  Animal control and leash law.

RECOMMENDATION:  That council discuss and take action as deemed appropriate.

 

2.                   SUBJECT:  Report on STA and Commission on Adult and Aging meetings.

 

3.                   SUBJECT:  Recognition and congratulations to Cal-Denier and SMUD for the commencement of the Cal-Denier Dairy Manure Digester Project.

 

4.                   SUBJECT:  Biodegradable plastic bags – discussion.

 

15             COUNCIL MEMBER CLARE:

 

16             COUNCIL MEMBER RABOY:

 

            1.         SUBJECT: Police Report – Grid 17.

 

17             MAYOR MEREDITH:

 

1.       SUBJECT:  Sustainable energy program request for staff time and presentation.

      RECOMMENDATION:  That council discuss and take action as deemed appropriate.

 

2.    SUBJECT:  Mayor’s program to strengthen local families – Update.

 

18 ADJOURNMENT:

 

ELIZABETH AGUIRE, CITY CLERK:  Agenda Report.  The agenda for this Galt City Council Meeting was posted in the following listed sites before the close of business at 5:00 pm on the Friday preceding the meeting:

 

1.  City Hall Lobby, 380 Civic Drive;

2.  U.S. Post Office, 600 N. Lincoln Way; and

3.  Marian O. Lawrence Library, 1000 Caroline Avenue.

 

CALENDAR OF CITY MEETINGS AND EVENTS

 

August 19         CITY COUNCIL MEETING - 7:00 pm – Regular Session

 

August 21         Beautification Committee Meeting - 3:30 pm – City Hall Community Room

 

August 28         Commission on Aging Meeting – 5:15 pm – 610 Chabolla Avenue – California Room

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September 1      Galt City Council Youth Committee Meeting – Canceled.

 

September 1      HOLIDAY – City offices will be closed – Labor Day

 

September 2      CITY COUNCIL MEETING - 7:00 pm – Regular Session

 

September 9      HOLIDAY – City offices will be closed – Admission Day

 

September 9      WWTP Upgrade Oversight Committee Meeting – 6:00 pm – City Hall Community Room

 

September 10    Parks and Recreation Commission Meeting - 7:00 pm – Council Chambers - Canceled

 

September 11    Planning Commission Meeting – 6:30 pm – Council Chambers

 

September 16    CITY COUNCIL MEETING - 7:00 pm – Regular Session

 

September 18    Beautification Committee Meeting - 3:30 pm – City Hall Community Room

 

September 25    Commission on Aging Meeting – 5:15 pm – 610 Chabolla Avenue – California Room

 

Disclaimer – The dates and times of the meetings shown are accurate as of the date of printing. Please contact the City Clerk’s office for verification.