Agenda and Packet Materials for City Council Meeting 12 01 2015

The agenda and packet are now available for the December 1, 2015 City Council Meeting.


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PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE – Led by Mayor Jim LiVecchi



Creative District Update – Michael Varnum

CITIZEN PARTICIPATION – 3 minute time limit. Citizen participation is for items not on the agenda and for agenda items that are not scheduled public hearings.





Consent Agenda (Christian Samora)

  • Approval of Agenda
  • Approval of Minutes: November 17, 2015
  • Bid Award for the 2015 Pipe Relay Sewer Project


Pedestrian Crossing Agreement with Union Pacific, 2nd Reading and Public Hearing (Dara MacDonald)

Ordinance 2015-19 approving the new pedestrian at-grade crossing agreement between the Union Pacific Railroad Company and the City of Salida


Amending Lease Agreements with Tenderfoot Communication Site Tenants, 2nd Reading and Public Hearing (Dara MacDonald)

Ordinance 2015-20 amending certain telecommunications lease agreements relating to the Tenderfoot Communication Site



2015 Budget Amendment & Public Hearing (Jan Schmidt)

Resolution 2015-90 amending amounts budgeted for the 2015 Budget Year


Adoption of Fee Schedule (Jan Schmidt)

Resolution 2015-91 establishing or updating fee schedules pursuant to various chapters of the Salida Municipal Code


Approval of the 2016 Budget and Public Hearing (Jan Schmidt)

Resolution 2015-92 summarizing expenditures and revenues for each fund, and adopting a budget for the City of Salida, Colorado, for the calendar year beginning on the first day of January 2016, and ending on the last day of December 2016


Appropriating Funds for 2016 (Jan Schmidt)

Resolution 2015-93 appropriating sums of money to the various funds and spending agencies, in the amounts and purposes set forth below, for the City of Salida, Colorado, for the 2016 budget year


Appointment of Judge & Prosecutor, 1st Reading (Dara MacDonald)

Ordinance 2015-21 appointing the Municipal Judge and Prosecutor and approving professional service contracts with both


Amendment of Salida Municipal Code Section 4-3-50(b)(4) Regarding Revenue (Dara MacDonald)

Ordinance 2015-22 to provide for a clarification in accounting of the sales tax revenue and amending chapter four of the Salida Municipal Code


Amendment of Lease with Verizon Wireless (Dara MacDonald)

Ordinance 2015-23 approving the first amendment to Tenderfoot Communication Site Option and Lease with Cellular Inc Network Corporation dba Verizon Wireless


Auditor Engagement Agreement (Jan Schmidt)

Resolution 2015-94 approving a professional services agreement with an auditing firm to provide independent accounting services


Audit Committee Professional Services Agreement (Jan Schmidt)

Resolution 2015-95 approving the engagement of Clifton Larson Allen to provide consulting services to the Audit Committee


Cancellation of Soaking Pool Contract with Diesslin Structures, Inc (Dara MacDonald)

Resolution 2015-96 cancelling the first amendment to the construction agreement relating to the Salida Hot Springs Aquatic Center Soaking Pool, Spray Feature, and other improvements


Frying Pan Arkansas Water Storage Agreement (Dara MacDonald)

Resolution 2015-97 authorizing the City Administrator to execute a temporary water storage contract with the Southeastern Colorado Water Conservancy District and the United States Bureau of Reclamation for the storage of non-project municipal and industrial water in the Fryingpan-Arkansas Project


Appointments to Boards and Commissions (Dara MacDonald)


Administrator/City Attorney/Deputy City Clerk                                   

  • City Administrator Report –Dara MacDonald
  • City Attorney Report – Karp, Neu, Hanlon, PC
  • Deputy City Clerk Report – Christian Samora


Elected Official Reports

  • City Clerk – Betty Schwitzer
  • City Treasurer –
  • Mayor – Jim LiVecchi
  • City Council- Michael Bowers, Hal Brown , Cheryl Brown-Kovacic, Rusty Granzella, Melodee Hallett and Eileen Rogers.