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City Council | August 17, 2016 - Special Closed Session 8:00 AM

Mayor: Alan Galbraith
Vice Mayor: Peter White
City Council: Sharon Crull
Paul Dohring
Greg Pitts
St. Helena City Council
Special Closed Session Meeting
August 17, 2016
8:00 AM Special Meeting
St. Helena City Hall Conference Room
1480 Main Street, St. Helena
1.      Roll Call
2.      Public comments pertaining to the closed session
3.      Closed Session
¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† a. ¬† ¬†CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL‚ÄĒEXISTING LITIGATION; Government Code section 54956.9(d)(1):¬† Water Audit California v. City of St. Helena, Napa County Superior Court No. 16CV000680
¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† b.¬†¬†¬† CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL‚ÄĒANTICIPATED LITIGATION; Government Code section 54956.9(d)(2); one potential case
4.      Adjournment
This agenda was posted at City Hall, 1480 Main Street, St. Helena, California on August 15, 2016.
Cindy Black, City Clerk
In Compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you need special assistance to participate in this meeting, please call the City Clerk’s Office (707) 967-2792. Notification 72 hours prior to the meeting as required by Section 202 of the Americans with Disabilities Act will enable the City to make reasonable arrangements to ensure accessibility to this meeting.
The time limit within which to commence any lawsuit or legal challenge to any quasi-adjudicative decision made by the City of St. Helena is governed by Section 1094.6 of the Code of Civil Procedure, unless a shorter limitation period is specified by any other provision, including without limitation Government Code section 65009 applicable to many land use and zoning decisions, Government Code section 66499.37 applicable to the Subdivision Map Act, and Public Resources Code section 21167 applicable to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA).  Under Section 1094.6, any lawsuit or legal challenge to any quasi-adjudicative decision made by the City must be filed no later than the 90th day following the date on which such decision becomes final.  Any lawsuit or legal challenge, which is not filed within that 90-day period, will be barred.  Government Code section 65009 and 66499.37, and Public Resources Code section 21167, impose shorter limitations periods and requirements, including timely service in addition to filing.
If a person wishes to challenge the above actions in court, they may be limited to raising only those issues they or someone else raised at the meeting described in this notice, or in written correspondence delivered to the City of St. Helena, at or prior to the meeting. In addition, judicial challenge may be limited or barred where the interested party has not sought and exhausted all available administrative remedies.
Any supplemental writings or documents distributed to a majority of the City Council regarding any item on this Agenda, after the posting of the Agenda, will be available for public review in the City Clerk’s Office located at 1480 Main Street, St. Helena, California, during normal business hours.  In addition, such writings or documents will be made available on the City’s web site at  and will be available for public review at the respective meeting.


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