City Considers Joining with Oroville Dam Coalition
The Council may consider joining with a coalition of community groups, local governments and agencies, businesses, labor groups and individuals by participating with a coalition letter, with use of the City's logo in the coalition's letterhead, to be sent to the Governor's office and the Secretary of Natural Resource's office, specifying concerns, requests, and questions related to the recent Oroville Dam Spillway incident.
2017 California Cultural Districts Pilot Program
The Council may consider a letter acknowledging partnership and subsequent application for the 2017 California Cultural Districts pilot program.
Sponsorship of the OACC/OEA Dinner
The Council considered a Silver sponsorship of the Oroville Chamber of Commerce and Oroville Economic Alliances’ Leading the Way, 2017 annual dinner event.
Grant Agreement for the Oroville Arts & Downtown Beautification Project
The Council considered a Grant Agreement with Artist, Shyla Cook, for the Ishi Mural proposal relating to the Oroville Arts & Downtown Beautification Project.
City Contracts with Hope Center for Weed Abatement
Authorized the Public Safety Department to utilize the services of The Hope Center for weed abatement and community cleaning projects, in an amount not to exceed available funds in the Public Safety Department's budget, in the amount of $16,160.
Fee waiver for Hmong New Year Festival
To approve the fee waiver request from the Oroville Hmong New Year Festival Committee in the amount of $6,415 (65% of the fee), for Police Services relating to the Oroville Hmong New Year Festival, to be held October 8-9, 2016
2016/2017 City Budget Reductions
Following discussion, a motion was made by Vice Mayor Chan Wilcox, seconded by Council Member Del Rosario, to: 1. Direct staff to initiate an additional 19.3% reduction to all City Departmental budgets. 2. Allocate all reduction funding to a General Fund Reserve Account, identified as “Cost Reductions from 2016/2017”. 3. Direct staff to return to Council for any necessary Departmental budget increases. 4. Authorize recommended adjustments, in the amount of $23,361, to the 2016/2017 City Budget, as indicated at the August 9, 2016 adjourned meeting of the Oroville City Council.
City Votes to Not Fund Chamber for Visitor Center Services
A motion was made by Council Member Simpson, seconded by Council Member Berry, to: 1) Authorize recommended adjustments to City Budget for fiscal years 2016/2017, as indicated in the August 9, 2016 staff report. 2) Direct staff to work with Stott Outdoors in regards to displaying advertising on the digital Welcome to Oroville sign for the Chamber of Commerce. 3) Reduce the amount of$ 5,000 from the 2016/2017 City Budget relating to the support of the Annual Center for Economic Development Conference. 4) Fund the Professional Services Agreement with Bryce Consulting, in an amount not to exceed $ 14,420,', to complete a city-wide total compensation study, through the Personnel Officer's budget. 5) Reduce the City Treasurer' s Outside Services budget in the amount of $28 6) Postpone funding, in the amount of $10,000, relating to the Oroville Area Chamber of Commerce for tourism services.
Low-Income Housing Program June 14, 2016
The Council will review and consider entering into an Option Agreement with Valley Star Partners, LLC, for the purchase of the property identified as 2355 Feather River Blvd. (APN: 035-030-099) and also review and consider entering into an Exclusive Negotiation Agreement with Jamboree Housing Corporation to provide an exclusive right to negotiate with the City regarding the terms and conditions of a Disposition and Development Agreement that will provide for the terms, conditions and provisions for City’s sale of the property to Jamboree and Jamboree’s design, financing, construction, development, and operation and maintenance of the proposed housing project on the site.
1% Increase in Sales Tax in Oroville added to November Election June 21, 2016
Adopt Resolution No. 8516 ...For the submission to the voters a question relating to the approval of Ordinance No. 1816, an ordinance adding Chapter 3.18 to the Oroville Municipal code regarding a transactions and use tax to be administered by the State Board of Equalization.