Joint Meeting of the Albany City Council and Albany Municipal Services Joint Powers Authority
7/2/2012 7:30 PM - 11:30 PM
Approved Minutes, 07 02 12
CALL TO ORDER
OPPORTUNITY FOR THE PUBLIC TO SPEAK ON CLOSED SESSION ITEMS
City Council convenes in the Council Chamber and then adjourns to Closed Session to discuss the following:
1) Labor Negotiations pursuant to Government Code Section 54957.6
Agency Negotiator: City Manager & Glenn Berkheimer, IEDA
Employee Organizations: Albany Peace Officers’ Association
2) Executive session pursuant to Government Code Section 54957 to discuss Public Employee Performance Evaluation:
Public Employee: Beth Pollard, City Manager
CALL TO ORDER
1. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
2. ROLL CALL
3. REPORT ON ACTION TAKEN IN CLOSED SESSION, IF ANY
4. CONSENT CALENDAR
(Consent Calendar items are considered to be routine by the City Council and will be enacted by one motion. By approval of the Consent Calendar, the staff recommendations will be adopted unless otherwise modified by the City Council. There will be no separate discussion on these items unless a Council Member or a member of the audience requests removal of the items from the Consent Calendar.)
4-1. Minutes, June 18, 2012
Staff recommendation: Approve
4-2. a. Ratification of City of Albany net payroll in the amount of $198,394.99; taxes, benefits & withholdings in the amount of $277,700.20. Total payroll in the amount of $476,095.19. Payroll period: 6/15/2012
b. Ratification of Albany Municipal Services JPA net payroll in the amount of $46,215.38; taxes, benefits & withholdings in the amount of $55,350.17. Total payroll in the amount of $101,565.55. Payroll period: 6/15/2012
Staff recommendation: Ratify.
4-3. Ratification of bills, claims and demands against the City of Albany in the amount of: $108,296.00 ( 5/11/2012 ); $277,901.60 ( 6/8/2012 ); $26,638.15 (6/11/2012).
Ratification of bills, claims and demands against the City of Albany Joint Powers Authority in the amount of: $ 897.20 (6/8/2012).
Staff recommendation: Ratify
4-4. Ratification of Police & Fire Pension Plan payments in the amount of $111,056.32 for the month of June, 2012.
Staff recommendation: Ratify.
4-5. Appointment of Auditors
4-5A Staff Report
Staff recommendation: That the Council approve the appointment of Badawi & Associates, CPAs, to serve as independent auditors for the City of Albany, the Albany Municipal Services Joint Powers Authority, and the City of Albany Police and Fire Relief or Pension Fund for fiscal years ending June 30, 2012 and June 30, 2013, with options for years ending June 30, 2014 through June 30, 2016.
4-6. Intention to Order Improvements and Levy Assessments in Assessment District No. 1988-1 and Assessment District No. 1996-1 for the 2012/13 Fiscal Year, and Set a Public Hearing for July 16, 2012 on the proposed assessments.
4-6A Staff Report
4-6B Reso 2012-35
4-6C Reso 2012-36
4-6D 1988-1 Part A B C
4-6E 1996-1 Part A B C
1) Approve Resolution No. 2012-35 - A Resolution of Intention to Order Improvements and Levy Assessments in Assessment District No. 1988-1 for the 2012/13 Fiscal Year (Pursuant to the Landscaping & Lighting Act of 1972), set a public hearing for July 16 , 2012 on the proposed assessment; and
2) Approve Resolution No. 2012-36 – A Resolution of Intention to Order Improvements and Levy Assessments in Assessment District No. 1996-1 for the 2012/13 Fiscal Year (Pursuant to the Landscaping & Lighting Act of 1972), set a public hearing for July 16, 2012 on the proposed assessment.
4-7. Contract for Redesign and Reconfiguration of the City’s Computer Network
4-7A Staff Report
4-7B CORE 05 02 2012
Staff recommendation: That Council authorize the City Manager to enter into a contract with CORE Education and Consulting Services for an Infrastructure Analysis, Systems Assessment, Network Roadmap, Redesign, Reconfiguration, and Security Protocols for City Information Technology systems in an amount not to exceed fifty-thousand dollars ($50,000)
4-8. Final progress report on 2010-12 City Council Objectives.
4-8A Staff Report
Staff recommendation: Receive final report.
5. GOOD OF THE CITY/PUBLIC FORUM/ANNOUNCEMENTS
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6. PRESENTATION/PUBLIC HEARING/UNFINISHED BUSINESS
6-1. Resolution No. 2012-40 to adopt a Master Fee Schedule
6-1A Staff Report
6-1B Reso 2012-40
6-1C Master Fee Schedule
Staff recommendation: Approve Resolution No. 2012-40 – A resolution of the Albany City Council establishing and amending the City of Albany Master Fee Schedule for various permits, services and fines effective July 3, 2012.
6-2. Appointments to the Homeless Task Force
6-2A Staff Report
6-2B Task Force Scope
Staff recommendation: That each Council Member identify an appointee to the Homeless Task Force based on applications received.
6-3. Appeal of the Planning and Zoning Commission Decision Denying Planning Application #08-038 – Conditional Use Permit and Design Review of a New AT & T Wireless Facility at 1035 San Pablo Avenue.
6-3A Staff Report
6-3B Final Denial Reso
6-3C Alternative Matrix
6-3D Alternate Analysis Report
6-3E Propagation Maps Alternatives
6-3F EMF Report
6-3G Photo Sims
6-3H Project Plans
6-3I Kramer Report
6-3J Correspondence Binder
6-3K Meeting Minutes Binder
6-3L AT & T Attorney Letter 04 18 12
6-3M Letter to City of Albany from AT & T 05 04 12
6-3N AT & T Appeal: Cover Letter & Exhibits
6-3O Wireless Ordinance
6-3P AT&T Mobility-Potential Lease
Planning & Zoning Commission Action: Denial of the application for Design Review and Conditional Use Permit for a new roof-mounted wireless facility at 1035 San Pablo Avenue based on the attached findings.
7. NEW BUSINESS
8. OTHER BUSINESS, REPORTS ON MEETINGS ATTENDED, ANNOUNCEMENT OF EVENTS/FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS.
(Council and staff announcements: Council Member reports on State, regional and local boards, commissions and committees to which they are appointed by the City Council; Council Member announcement of requests for future agenda items. No public comment will be taken on announcement of future agenda items).
a) City of Albany 4th of July Event – Memorial Park, Noon – 4 pm
b) Pierce Street Park Public Workshop – July 12, 6pm Site Tour (meet at Cleveland/Washington Streets), 7:30 pm Community Meeting at City Hall Council Chambers
c) Berkeley-Albany Mental Health Commission Vacancy in a
seat nominated by the Albany City Council
9. JPA NEW BUSINESS
9-1. Resolution No. JPA2012-1, to approve the updated benefits booklet and salary schedule for management and confidential employees.
9-1A Staff Report
9-1B Reso JPA2012-1
9-1C Draft Mgmt & Confid Benefits Booklet Revised
9-1D JPA Salary Schedule
9-1E PW Director/City Engineer Position Description
Staff recommendation: Approve Resolution No. JPA2012-1, a resolution of the Board of Directors of the Albany Municipal Services Joint Powers Authority approving the updated benefits booklet and salary schedule for management and confidential employees.
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