City of Sonora
City Council Meeting
Amended Agenda
March 16, 2020

                 NOTICE: THIS MEETING WILL BE HELD IN ACCORDANCE WITH EXECUTIVE ORDER N-25-20, ISSUED BY CALIFORNIA GOVERNOR GAVIN NEWSOM ON MARCH 12, 2020,                     THE RALPH M. BROWN ACT (CALIFORNIA GOVERNMENT CODE SECTION 54950, ET SEQ.), AND THE FEDERAL AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT.          

             THIS MEETING WILL BE HELD IN THE CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS AT CITY HALL. IN AN EFFORT TO CONTROL THE SPREAD OF COVID-19, THE CITY WILL IMPOSE SOCIAL                      DISTANCING MEASURES FOR ALL INDIVIDUALS PRESENT AND REQUIRE INDIVIDUALS TO MAINTAIN AT LEAST SIX FEET OF DISTANCE FROM OTHERS PRESENT.                                 ALTERNATIVE MEANS OF ACCESS TO THE MEETING MAY BE NECESSARY AS CIRCUMSTANCES ARISE. ALL INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE AT HIGHER RISK FOR SEVERE ILLNESS                      FROM  COVID-19 ARE STRONGLY ENCOURAGED TO CONSIDER SUCH ALTERNATIVE MEANS OF ACCESS.

                                 4:30 PM                                                                                                                                        Closed Session       

CALL TO ORDER

A. ROLL CALL

B. PUBLIC COMMENTS

C. ADJOURN INTO CLOSED SESSION
1. Conference with Legal Counsel – Anticipated Litigation – Significant exposure to litigation pursuant  to Government Code Section 54956 9 (d)(2) Once case

D. RECONVENE INTO OPEN SESSION {City Council Chambers}
1. Announce Action Taken, if any, during Closed Session

                               5:00 p.m.                                                                                                                                       OPEN SESSION

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

A.  ROLL CALL

B. CITY CLERKS REPORT ON AGENDA POSTING


C. APPROVAL OF THE AGENDA

D. PRESENTATIONS
Fire Department Introductions and Swearing in of
1. Intern Firefighter Dustin Donnelly
2. Volunteer Firefighter Brian Bock

E.  PUBLIC COMMENT (NON-AGENDA ITEMS)
The public may address the Council on any item of public interest not otherwise on the agenda that is within the jurisdiction of the City.  No action may be taken.  Matters to be addressed may be referred to City Staff or placed on a subsequent meeting Agenda.  Speakers are limited to a five (5) minute presentation

F. CONSENT CALENDAR
Items on the Consent Calendar are considered routine and will be voted on in one motion unless a Council member or member of the public has a question or wishes to discuss an item. In that case, the item will be removed from the Consent Calendar and considered separately.

  1. Approval of disbursements in the amount of $142,774.58 for payroll, inclusive of employee salaries, employer and employee taxes and retirement contributions and miscellaneous voluntary employee deductions

G. UNFINISHED BUSINESSES

1.None

H.  PUBLIC HEARING
1. None

I. NEW BUSINESS

1. Adopt Resolution 03-16-2020-A Ratifying a Proclamation of a local State of Emergency in the City of Sonora due to the Serious public health threat of COVID-19 (Cprpmavoris)
2.
 Accept the 2019 General Plan Update
3. Authorize the possession and consumption of alcoholic beverages, limited to beer and wine in Coffill Park between the hours of 5 p.m. and 11 p.m. on June 13, July 11, August 8,             September 12 and October 10, 2020, to accommodate the Sonora Chamber of Commerce’s Second Saturday Concert Series.
4.Approve a modification to the Schedule of Benefits in the Employment Agreement for the City administrator, Mary Rose Rutikanga, and authorise the Mayor to execute the                        Amendment on behalf of the City. 

J,  MONTHLY REPORTS
1.  Community Development Department
2. Fire Department
3. Police Department
4. Public Works Department

K.  VISION SONORA COMMITTEE REPORT
1. None

L.  COMMUNICATIONS
1. None

M. COUNCIL MEMBER/DEPARTMENT HEAD REPORTS

N. ADJOURNMENT

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you need special assistance to participate in this meeting, please contact the City Administrator at City Hall (209) 532-4541, mrutikanga@sonoraca.com.  Notification 48 hours prior to the meeting will enable the City to make reasonable arrangements to ensure accessibility to this meeting (28 CFR 35.102-35.104 ADA Title II).

 Materials related to an item on this Agenda submitted to the City Council after distribution of the agenda packet are available for public inspection in the City Administrator’s Office at 94 N. Washington Street, Sonora, CA 95370 during normal business hours (8:00 am – 4:00 pm, Monday through Friday, excluding holidays). The agenda and supporting public documents are also available on our City website www.sonoraca.com listed under the agenda/minutes link on the Government page.

City Hall
City of Sonora
94 N. Washington St.
Sonora, CA 95370

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