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CLOVERDALE REVEILLE, CLOVERDALE, CALIFORNIA • WEDNESDAY, MAY 18,2011 -- Page 3 0 POLICE LOG CONT. 0 CITY COUNCIL CONT. mission. 5:59 p.m. Citizen on S. Franklin reports being harassed. 6:56 p.m. Officer out with a suspi- cious subject at furber park. 7:09 p.m. Report of a subject tres- passing in the field behind St. Pe- ter&apos;s Church. 7:38 p.m. Officer out with four on S. Foothill Blvd. Officer arrested one juvenile for possession of mari- juana. 8:54 p.m. Male juvenile reports his bike was stolen from behind Cafe Nitro. 11:39 p.m. Officer out at Clover- dale Cemetery for a subject sleep- ing in a vehicle. Friday, May 13 5:47 a.m. Citizen requests to speak with an officer regarding a strange phone call. 10:56 a.m. Officer out with a tru- ant on Clark Ave. 11:19 a.m. Report of streetlights not working on S. Cloverdale Blvd. 5:56 p.m. Report of loud music coming from a residence on S. Clo- verdale Blvd. 9:00 p.m. Report of juveniles throwing rocks at vehicles on First St. 10:01 p.m. Report of a male and female involved in a heated verbal argument on S. Cloverdale Blvd. Officer reports two subjects were leaving a party on Lile Ln. when the argument occurred. 11:11 p.m. Report of a loud noise coming from Vintage Meadows Park. Saturday, May 14 2:15 a.m. Report of yelling and screaming, along with commotion in the roadway on S. Foothill Blvd. 9:37 a.m. 911 caller requests an officer for a trespasser on McCray Rd. 12:43 p.m. Caller on S. Foothill Blvd. reports vandalism to his mail- box overnight. 3:43 p.m. Report of a group of juveniles attempting to put a bench in a tree near the playground at Jef- ferson School. 3:45 p.m. 911 caller requests an officer for a verbal altercation be- tween the caller's ex-husband and her boyfriend. 4:45 p.m. Citizen requests to speak to an officer regarding juve- niles taking flowers from her yard, 4:52 p.m. Report of loud music in the area of Quik Stop. Officer warned and advised responsible party. 9:00 p.m. Report of really loud has been loitering at a local gas sta- tion for the last couple of days. Sub- ject has a bicycle and personal belongings that he is storing on the side of the building. Officer moved subject along. 3:07 p.m. Report of a female yell- ing and throwing items in front of Antiques and Uniques. 5:53 p.m. Officer out with a suspi- cious vehicle at the Cloverdale Cemetery. 7:01 p.m. Caller requests an offic- er move three subjects and a dog that are loitering in front of Ray's Food Place. Officer moved subjects along• SALE CONT. clude wine tasting classes, Wine Club events, and wine blending seminars. Local expertise will be utilized Ted and Deanna are designing a Tuscan inspired interior. Warm, in- viting and relaxing will be woven into the theme. Several established businesses in Cloverdale are lend- ing their expertise to the redesign of the building. Albert Walker of Walker Design is drawing up the building plans. Tim Persons of MPK construction will be doing the build out and improvements to the building. Scott Persons of NorCal Computers will provide the com- puter and networking services to Vino di Amore. Ted and Deanna are hoping to be open as soon as possible once reno- vations are completed and proper licensing is in place. They expect to be open sometime between mid- June and mid-July. -Deanna Starr ERAU CONT. able. The World Wide Campus of ERAU currently offers under-grad- uate certificate and degree pro- grams, as well as graduate certificates and graduate degrees in many aviation-related fields, engi- neering and business. Aviation ca- reers are diverse, including aviation law, airport management, safety and many more categories• According to Cox, "It would be great to offer local students afford- able access to this exceptional edu- cational opportunity. This could be big for Cloverdale because we music coming from apartments on could serve students throughout '9:07 p.m. Subject was arrested for dents-will cover the costs."  drunk driving on W. kside O.** Td˘lf locating a 10:03 p.m. 911 caller reports someone threw a beer can over his fence and hit his window. 10:04 p.m. Report of a family dis- turbance on Sherwood Cir. Sunday, May 15 3:53 a.m. Caller from Best West- ern Inn reports a male subject walk- ing around the parking lot with a bat. 7:50 a.m. Caller on Chelsea Cir. reports an unwanted guest at her front door. Officer contacted male subject who was attempting to wash the subjects windows. 8:43 a.m. 911 caller on Chelsea Cir. reports the male subject has re- turned to her residence. Officer re- ports subject was only on the property to retrieve items for wash- ing the windows. 10:46 a.m. Request for a civil standby on Marguerite Ln. 12:19 p.m. Caller reports she left two items in a local motel room and the manager refuses to give her the items back or to allow her to go into the room and retrieve them. 2:34 p.m. Report of a subject that ERAU World-Wide classroom in Cloverdale will €ontinue with Re- gor and Franklin visiting possible classroom sites on June 10. As de- velopments occur, information is expected to be forthcoming at fu- ture city council and chamber meet- ings. Interested members of the community can contact a council member to express support of this project• FIRE CALLS Monday, May 9 Medical aid on W. Brookside Dr. for a male subject feeling ill. Medical aid on Las Colinas Ln. for a male subject needing assis- tance due to weakness. Tuesday, May 10 Public assist on Portofino Way for a homeowner with malfunction- ing smoke detectors. Wednesday, May 11 Medical aid on Mulberry St. for a subject with a possible stroke. Thursday, May 12 Medical aid on N. Main St. for an elderly female with a ground level fall. Friday, May 13 Medical aid on Blair St. for a 33 year old male with abdominal pain and vomiting. Medical aid on Creekside for an 88 year old male with difficulty breathing. Public assist on Healdsburg Ave. for an elderly fall victim. Public assist on N. Main St. for an elderly female fall victim• Saturday, May 14 Medical aid on Red Mountain Dr. for a male subject with an altered level of consciousness. Report of a subject who was un- der the influence pulling a fire alarm on S. Cloverdale Blvd. Sunday, May 15 Medical aid for a male subject with a tick in his buttocks. Subject was transported to Healdsburg Hospital. sent Bay Area, North. Bay or Sono- ma County interests, The League of Cities Legislative Council repre- sents 486 cities with the goal of ad- vocating on behalf of them. Maacks would like to see all agency issues brought, before full Council at regularly noticed public meetings. "To make decisions with- out proper notice is not good for the people," he argued. "The two big words in council boot camp this January were transparency and ac- countability." He added, "We don't want to create a crisis and I think there are some issues with the state constitution." "I'm looking at the audience and we have six people in the audi- ence," responded Mayor Wolter. "The constituents elected us to make those tough "decisions." Councilmember Russell felt the issue was being overblown. She said supporting the agencies doesn't mean leaving all the deci- sion-making to them. To a reference Maacks made as to members of the community having concerns of be ' ing uninformed about past deci- sions in these matters, Palla responded, "I strongly object. I'm not aware it's happened in the past. I need a specific situation. We are transparent. We do represent the people. I feel if they had a concern they'd be here. I hear good things in the street, but I don't think they'll be shy [about telling us what they think]. They will show up for the Lighting and Landscape meeting." In the vote to endorse the Region- al Legislative Agendas Coun- cilmember Maacks was the lone nay vote. Other new business City council unanimously ap- proved a resolution to endorse the 350 iGrow Home and Garden Chal- lenge for 2011, scheduled for May 14-15. Councilmember Russell thanked Melanie Bagby and Mardi Grainger for transforming the Gar- den Oasis lot, and for teaching com- munity food production skills. Also discussed was a toolkit of incentives for new or expanding. businesses fromthe Economic De! velopment plan adopted in August• 2010. Councilmember Russell wanted the toolkit to speak the lan- guage of business with offerings such as "fast-track permitting" as opposed to statements about what has been done to make the city more business-friendly in the past. She will send Regor ideas such as ommuaicating: size. of, h,maket, which may go bevotd city limits.. Co,uncflrrfember Maacks wants' tle prfoi.0tocessl 'reamlined ot-. line and perhaps allowing pread- ing of fee payments. "We're competing with other cities, so we need a financial incentive," he said. Proclamations/Presentations. Police Officer of the Year, Rachel Cardin, and Police Employee of the Year Joe Miller were acknowledged for outstanding service in advance of the presentations to take place in' 4"4 KLEISER CONT. funding is available from the Rotary and because water is available. The district is also exploring the possibility of applying for Prop. 84 grant funds. Greg Isom of Isom arid Associates of Santa Rosa, attended last month's school board meeting to discuss the prospect. Prop. 84 is a park bond act that was passed in 2006. A major fundraising effort occurring right now is the sale of memorial bricks that will be placed in the center of the park. The Rotary Club committee, headed by Tillman, has already raised over $1300 in brick sales which range in price (based on size) from $50 to $500. The goal, according to Tillman, is to raise $35,000 for the park. All contribu- / tions are tax deductible because the money goes to the Rotary Club, which in turn is donating the money for the park. The effort has a website: www.kleiserpark.org. It is possible to visit the website and order and pay for your brick on line: The bricks will be used in the center area of the park where the old fountain foundation remains. The committee will have a booth  at Wild West Day in Cloverdale on Saturday, May 21 and will also be present at Friday Night Live and the Farmer's Market this summer. The deadline to order your brick is July 1. For more information call Tiffany Kinsey at 894-1012• the plaza Saturday, May 14. Councilmember Russell, a sup- porter of the CA Clean Cars Cam- paign and member of the state advisory committee, gave a presen- tation as to the progress and impor- tance of the movement. She meets monthly with the advisory commit- tee via teleconference and said the movement will bring about jobs. She pointed out China is investing in clean car technology and we need to get ahead of thattrend. Ad- difi{ly, sh pointed'out that'pol ± luti6fl  illness, such as asthma, causes California to lose 28,000 work days each year and about 9,500 school days. About 400 pre- matur,e deaths and 400 heart attacks cahbe"ttributed to poor air annu- al#2 Clean cars mean lowe costs to fuel, repair and operate, as well as l'ss wear and tear on the highways. Cleaner cars will save consumers money. We nciw spend $82 million on gas and diesel every day. New standard :will save alYprox $13 bil- lion/ aiiuatly accordin to w.calcleancars.org. OUncilmember Verbal Report • Councilmember Russell attended Supervisor Mike McGuire's town meting, She accepted an appomt- met .to serve.on an ad hoc commit- tgto deal With exploration of generating local energy. She is a political party official so she cannot participate in redistricting, but she is concerned that Sonoma County will be split or redirected under Woolsey's district and that Marin County will dominate. Councilmember Palla reports that we should take a position on FB286 to impose reforms on rede- velopment agencies, an alternative to eliminating them. He suggests writing letters of support. The League of Cities strongly opposes AB506 which prevents local gov- ernments from filing bankruptcy without state permission. Coun- cilmember Maacks was the only op- posing vote to writing letters in support before reading the entire position. Councilmember Cox reports he and other city representatives have had discussions with Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University about lo- cating here. Finance & Administration Sub- committee Finding humor in presenting the least colorful legal aspects of coun- cil business, Counsel Eric Danly municipal code-sections relating 4-- dev,c=v feeare to  u,p, dat- elace. He explained, ' This ' " iSih.up action of eriabling leg- islaCanl including two fees for which study is not complete. It does not obligaf or commit the council in terms "ofmOnetary changes to fees." Another objective is to modern- ize the language and make it easier to understand. Counsel will return Garage sale benefitting Cloverdale dog park The address for the garage sale this Saturday, May 21 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Clover Springs is 144 West Brookside. The address was omitted from a press release published in last week's paper. Hors.eshow & Rene Food, Refreshments School officer Mac Baker of the CIoverdale Police Department conducts the Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) classes at Washington School. He is pictured with superintendent Claudia Frandsen handing out D.A.R.E. t-shirts to recent graduates. The classes help students make positive choices when confronted with drug, alcohol and tobacco use. with resolutions to update the fee amounts in accordance with the fee studies. There was no public com- "ment and, following the razor- sharp reading of what is possibly the longest and driest action title in the history of Cloverdale, Coun- cilmember Cox received applause. The council vote was unanimously fn favor• Not surprisingly, there was no public comment. Additionally, Council was in full agreement on a resolution to amend the personnel system to revise one employee classification. The City Manager said increasing the Senior Planner position from .8 full-time equivalent to 1.0 full-time equiva- lent would allow the city to direct a small portion of the time to the gen- eral fund, and it assures qualified staff is always on-hand when de- velopment activity returns. Subcommittee reports The only subcommittee reporting was the Airport Subcommittee. The runway project has begun and the airport closed May 9 for 21 business day s . The subcommittee is still working on the pilot leases• Mayor Wolter polled council members and the audience to see if they want to continue having sub- committee reports given at council meetings. Audience member Nan- cy Turpen Lucas said she likes the subcommittee reports, but suggest- ed they be combined with the coun- cil member activity reports. Mayor Wolter suggested the approved minutes be added to the packet and the reports remain on the agenda. City Manager report • Progress is being made on the franchise negotiation with North Bay. The school recycling program is being discussed. North Bay wants to do a community clean-up. A special house cleaning pick-up is being scheduled for June, and street sweeping should be in place next month. The city contracted with R3 to do the customer rate review and North Bay will pay consultant costs. • She reported the Business Jour- nal construction conference was ac- tually more supportive of city work to cooperate with developers and flexibility in timing of fees than in the past. A construction industry analyst pointed out that the region- al development strategies keep the industry more involved. • Regor was scheduled to report for Bike to Work Day duty in the plaza on Thursday May 12 at 5:30 a.m, BOSWOltTH & SON GENEKAL MEKCHANDISE SINCE 1911 ......... -STOPBY-AND-SEE OUR SELECTION OF: Ph'11lothing  a *;< ...... ' ' fOfMe6- ...... and Wi  .........   ' ,e. Straw Hats .e. Jewelry .e- Animal Feed 4. Horse Tack & Grooming Supplies  Vegetable Seeds Work Boots .e. MoFcasin s .e. Garden Supplies • IN DOWNTOWN CEYSERVILLE . 857-3463 - Mon.-Sat. 9-5:30 (cloSed for lunch 12-1) bosworthandson.com Privac, Space & Views Large home at the end of a private road with deck, pergola and custom outdoor kitchen. Borders a large ranch. $845,000 Ron & Jane Pavelka 894-1575 A Home of Distinction Elegant Del Webb single story on peaceful cul-de-sac. Unique floor plan w/l 0 foot ceilings and spacious kitchen. $596,000 Debbie Adler 292-0688 Large, well-maintained 4BD home in gorgeous country setting, minutes to town. Deck, views, outbuilding & potting shed. $485,000 Ron & Jane Pavelka 894-1575 Clover Springs Home Impeccable 2BD/2BA with large windows and skylights to bring in tots of natural light. Active 55+ community• $355,000 Debbie Adler 292-0688 ! Open floor plan, covered ;; . patio & v!ews! 301pepperwood.com $345,000 ' Debbie Adler 292-0688 894-1575 Rescheduled for Sunday, May 22 Doors open at noon ° $20 cover charge 707-321-5731 ° 31555 McCray Rd.