Tuesday, July 12, 2011

6:30 PM


Andy Morin, Mayor

Kerri Howell, Council Member                                                                                  Steve Miklos, Council Member

Ernie Sheldon, Vice Mayor                                                                                        Jeff Starsky, Council Member





1.                  Call to Order:

2.                  Roll Call:        Council Members:      Miklos, Sheldon, Starsky, Howell, Morin


The City Council has adopted a policy that no new item will begin after 10:30 p.m.  Therefore, if you are here for an item that has not been heard by 10:30 p.m., you may leave, as the item will be continued to a future Council Meeting.


3.                  Pledge of Allegiance:

4.                  Agenda Update:          Assistant City Manager

5.                  Scheduled Presentations:

a.                   Business Showcase - Friends of the Folsom Zoo Sanctuary

b.                  Presentation by Placerville and Sacramento Valley Railroad Association (P&SVRR)on Status of Excursion Rail Service on Sacramento/Placerville Transportation Corridor JPA Rail Line

6.                  Business from the Floor:

Members of the public are entitled to address the City Council concerning any item within the Folsom City Council's subject matter jurisdiction.  Public comments are limited to no more than three minutes.  Except for certain specific exceptions, the City Council is prohibited from discussing or taking action on any item not appearing on the posted agenda.

7.                  Consent Calendar:

Items appearing on the Consent Calendar are considered routine and may be approved by one motion.  City Council Members may pull an item for discussion.

a.                   Approval of the June 28, 2011 Special/Regular Meeting Minutes

b.                  Appointment of an At-Large Member to the Landscaping and Lighting District Advisory Committee (Blue Ravine Oaks)

c.                   Resolution No. 8868 - A Resolution Authorizing the City Manager to Execute an Agreement with Joe A. Gonsalves & Sons for State Legislative Advocacy Services for the City of Folsom for FY 2011/12

d.                  Resolution No. 8869 -  A Resolution Authorizing the City Manager to Amend Existing Contracts for Building Plan Check and Inspection Services with Bureau Veritas, Inc., 4leaf, Inc., Willdan Engineering and Interwest Consulting Group to Extend the Effective Date of Each Contract Until June 30, 2012 and to Establish a Fiscal Year 2011/12 Budget of $125,000 (Total Aggregate) for These Services

8.                  Old Business:

a.                   Ordinance No. 1149 - An Uncodified Ordinance of the City of Folsom Approving the Folsom South Tier 1 Development Agreement (Second Reading and Adoption)

9.                  Public Hearing:

a.                   Resolution No. 8872 - A Resolution Approving the Final Engineer's Report, Confirming the Diagrams and Assessments, and Ordering the Levy of Assessments for Maintenance and Servicing of Improvements within the City of Folsom Landscaping and Lighting Districts for Fiscal Year 2011/12 for American River Canyon North, American River Canyon North No. 2, American River Canyon North No. 3, Blue Ravine Oaks, Briggs Ranch, Broadstone, Broadstone Unit No. 3, Cobble Ridge, Cobble Hills Ridge II/Reflections II, Folsom Heights, Fieldstone Meadows, Hannaford Cross, La Collina Dal Lago, Lake Natoma Shores, Los Cerros, Natoma Station, Natoma Valley, Prairie Oaks Ranch, The Residences at American River Canyon, Sierra Estates, Silverbrook, Steeplechase, Willow Creek Estates East, Willow Creek Estates South and Willow Springs

10.              New Business:

a.                   Resolution No. 8870 - A Resolution Approving Planning Studies as Part of Implementation of the Folsom Plan Area Specific Plan

11.              Convene Joint City Council / Redevelopment Agency Meeting:

a.                   Roll Call: City Council / Board Members:        Miklos, Sheldon, Starsky, Howell, Morin

b.                  Consent Calendar:

i.                    Approval of the June 28, 2011 Joint City Council / Redevelopment Agency Special Meeting Minutes

c.                   Public Hearing:

i.                    Granite Folsom, L.P. - Affordable Housing Units at 1150 Sibley Street, Folsom

a.                   Resolution No. 8871 - A Resolution Authorizing the Execution of a Loan of $2,829,035 to Granite Folsom, L.P., A California Limited Partnership, for the Development of 80 Affordable Housing Units at 1150 Sibley Street, Folsom, California (Continued to July 26, 2011)

b.                  Resolution No. 354-R - A Resolution Approving and Authorizing Execution of a Disposition and Development Agreement and Providing a Loan of $1,710,965 to Granite Folsom, L.P., a California Limited Partnership, for the Development of 80 Affordable Housing Units at 1150 Sibley Street, Folsom, California (Continued to July 26, 2011)

d.                  Adjournment:

12.              Reconvene City Council Meeting:

13.              City Manager Reports:

14.              Council Comments:

15.              Adjournment:


NOTICE:  Members of the Public are entitled to directly address the City Council concerning any item that is described in the notice of this meeting, before or during consideration of that item.  If you wish to address Council on an issue, which is on this agenda, please complete a blue speaker request card, and deliver it to a staff member at the table on the left side of the Council Chambers prior to discussion of the item.  When your name is called, stand to be recognized by the Mayor and then proceed to the podium.  If you wish to address the City Council on any other item of interest to the public, when the Mayor asks if there is any “Business from the Floor,” follow the same procedure described above.  Please limit your comments to three minutes or less.


As presiding officer, the Mayor has the authority to preserve order at all City Council meetings, to remove or cause the removal of any person from any such meeting for disorderly conduct, or for making personal, impertinent, or slanderous remarks, using profanity, or becoming boisterous, threatening or personally abusive while addressing said Council, and to enforce the rules of the Council.




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