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Salida City Council will hold its second meeting of the month at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 22, in City Council Chambers, Room 190 in the Touber Building, 448 E. First St. in Salida. The Monday work session was canceled due to the federal holiday.

Agenda items for the regular meeting include:

  • A proposed stipulation in Division 2 Water Court case 2018CW3008 with Mount Massive Lakes and Homestake Trout Club. Salida filed the case seeking to (a) obtain a conditional water storage right for the Salida Golf Course ponds, (b) amend the city’s plan for augmentation to include the Briscoe Ditch as the point of diversion for filling the ponds and (c) include return flows from the ponds as a source of augmentation water.
  • A public hearing for the Loyal Duke Lodge hotel and restaurant liquor license application.
  • Consideration of Resolution 2019-02, which would increase fines for violating the two-hour parking limit in downtown from $10 to $20 (as previously approved) and add a $5 late charge for fines not paid within seven days.
  • First reading of Ordinance 2019-01 amending Salida Municipal Code Section 8-1-30 (5) relating to parking violation fines.
  • Consideration of a community solar garden subscription agreement that would allow the city of Salida to purchase solar energy from the proposed solar garden to be located at the northwest corner of U.S. Highway 285 and County Road 140.
  • Appointment of three members of City Council to the Audit Committee.
  • Consideration of Resolution 2019-03, which would approve an amended revocable License to Encroach agreement with Rosewood Ventures LLC for the Integrate building at 139 W. Third St. The building encroaches into the city’s G Street right-of-way by approximately 9 inches and into the Third Street right-of-way by approximately 6 inches. A previous license to encroach expired in 2011.
  • Staff reports covering a variety of topics, including job description changes for a new finance director, a Future 50 update, a Police Department report, a Fire Department report, a Public Works report a Parks and Recreation report and a SteamPlant report.
  • Council members’ and mayor’s reports.

The meeting will also include an opportunity for citizens to comment on topics not scheduled for public hearing. Comments are limited to three minutes per person.