Oct 6 2013

Oct. 7: Council Considers City Bonds, New City Administrator, Police Manager, and Feb. Election

– The City Council considers mosquito abatement, City Administrator search, new Police management position, bonds to pay off the CalPERS side fund, February 4, 2014 City election, and ballot arguments regarding the bond measure. – 

The Monday, October 7 , City Council meeting will start at 7:30 pm in the City Council Chambers, 120 Vista Avenue.

Regular Agenda:

– Oral presentation on Alameda County Mosquito Abatement

Hearing on the criteria (education, experience, etc) for a new City Administrator.  The staff report includes advertised compensation for the new City Administrator including pension, health and welfare, etc.

You are invited to attend this meeting to express your thoughts on the experience, education, and qualities desired in the new City Administrator. The Council also encourages those who cannot attend the meeting to submit comments via email or in writing.

You may send email to jtulloch@ci.piedmont.ca.us or via U.S. Mail to the Piedmont City Council, c/o City Clerk, 120 Vista Avenue, Piedmont, CA 94611.

– Police Support Services Manager employment resolution –  This is a new position in the Police Department to assist in administrative matters as recommended by the Police Chief.

– Second reading of an Ordinance authorizing the issuance of bonds – Report describes the ballot measure to pay off the CalPERS side fund, a pension obligation.

Resolution calling for the February 4, 2014 City election, the shared costs to be charged to candidates for City Council and School Board and the City CalPERS side fund bond measure

Nomination papers for prospective candidates for this election will be available from the City Clerk beginning October 14, 2013 and must be returned no later than 5:00 p.m. on November 8, 2013, unless an eligible incumbent fails to file, in which case the deadline is extended to November 12, 2013.

There are 3 seats up for election on the City Council and 2 seats on the Board of Education.

Direct argument and rebuttal argument for the CalPERS refinance bond measure for the February 4 ballot

– The Consent Agenda at the beginning of the meeting includes escheatment of $2,588.16 in unclaimed funds and approval of November 28 street closures for the annual Turkey Trot fundraiser.

See the entire agenda.


The public is welcome to attend the meeting in the Council Chambers, 120 Vista Avenue. This meeting will be televised live on KCOM-TV, Channel 27, the City’s government TV station and will be available through streaming video on the City’s web site www.ci.piedmont.ca.us.

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