MAY 15, 2014 Special Meeting



MAY 15, 2014

6:00 P.M.

Notice is hereby given that the City Council will hold a Special Meeting on May 15, 2014, at the City Council Chambers, 1416 C Street, Livingston, California. Persons with disabilities who may need assistance should contact the Deputy City Clerk at least 24 hours prior to this meeting at (209) 394‑8041, Ext. 121. Any writings or documents pertaining to an open session item provided to a majority of the members of the legislative body less than 24 hours prior to the meeting shall be made available for public inspection at Livingston City Hall, 1416 C Street. The Special Meeting will begin at 6:00 p.m. The City Council will adjourn to the City Hall Conference Room for Closed Session. Members of the public may address the City Council concerning any item described in this notice and agenda before consideration of that item. No City business other than that described in this notice and agenda shall be considered by the City Council.


Roll Call. Next Resolution No. 2014-21

Next Ordinance No. 614

Pledge of Allegiance.

Changes to the Agenda.


At a special meeting, members of the public wishing to address the Council for any matter on the agenda may do so at this time. Note, under the provisions of the California Government Code, the City Council is prohibited from discussing or taking action on any item not on the agenda. Comments are normally limited to three (3) minutes.

Please note that under California Government Code section 54954.3(a) (The Brown Act), Special Meeting agendas need only provide an opportunity for members of the public to directly address the legislative body concerning any item that has been described in the meeting agenda before or during consideration of the item. The public will have an opportunity to comment on matters not on the agenda at regularly scheduled Council Meetings.


1. Direct City Engineer to Design/Spec and Advertise for Bid the Scope of Work for Water Line Improvement Project Phase III.

(Note from TheGardeningSnail – this item was Continued to the May 20th Regular Council Meeting at the request of Gurpal Samra who stated he wanted more time to talk to staff)

CLOSED SESSION (City Council will adjourn to City Hall Conference Room for Closed Session).

A “Closed” or “Executive” Session of the City Council may be held in accordance with state law which may include, but is not limited to, the following types of items: personnel matters, labor negotiations, security matters, providing instructions to real property negotiators, conference with legal counsel regarding pending litigation. The Closed Session will be held at the City Hall Conference Room located at 1416 C Street, Livingston, California. Any public comment on Closed Session items will be taken before the Closed Session. Any required announcements or discussion of Closed Session items or actions following the Closed Session will be made in the City Hall Conference Room, 1416 C Street, Livingston, California.

1. Conference with Legal Counsel – Existing Litigation

(Government Code Section 54956.9(d)(1))

California River Watch v. City of Livingston

United States District Court – Eastern District of California

Case No. 1:14CV-00437-AWI-MJS


(Note from TheGardeningSnail – The Report out of Closed Session was “no reportable action”. But it should be noted that council was in Closed Session talking about this item for well over an hour.)



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