(A) All regular meetings of the Council shall be held at Independence Hall in Woodside, California.
A person shall not be eligible to hold office as a member of the Council unless he/she resides within the geographical area making up the district from which he/she is elected or to which he/she
(A) Purpose. From time to time vacancies occur during the term of a Town Council Member that require the Town Council pursuant to Cal.
(A) Pursuant to the authority granted by the provisions of Cal. Gov't Code §§ 36501 and 37209, the office of Town Finance Director is hereby created and established.
Before entering upon the duties of his/her office, the Town Finance Director shall be bonded to assure the faithful and honest performance of his/her duties as set forth in § 31.01.
It shall be the duty of the Town Finance Director to act in all cases to promote, secure, and preserve the financial and property interests of the Town, and he/she shall have the following gener
(A) The Town Clerk shall perform the duties prescribed by law, including the duties prescribed by Cal. Gov't Code § 40801 et seq.
Unless the Town Council has appointed the Town Finance Director under this subchapter, the Town Manager or his/her designee shall act and perform the duties of Town Finance Director.
The Town Finance Director is designated as, and shall perform all the duties of the office of Treasurer under Cal.
(A) The office of Town Manager is hereby created and established. ('75 Code, § 2-1.201)
Residence in the Town at the time of the appointment of the Town Manager shall not be required as a condition of employment.
The Town Manager shall furnish a corporate surety bond to be approved by the Council in such sum as may be determined by the Council, and such bond shall be conditioned upon the faithful perform
The Town Manager shall appoint, subject to the approval of the Council, one of the other officers or department heads of the Town to serve as Town Manager Pro Tempore during any temporary absenc
The Town Manager shall receive such compensation and expense allowances as the Council shall from time to time determine.
The Town Manager shall be the administrative head of the Town government under the direction and control of the Council, except as otherwise provided in this subchapter.
The Town Manager, or his/her duly authorized and appointed representative, may attend any and all meetings of the Planning Commission and any other commissions, boards, and committees created by
(A) The Council and its members shall deal with the administrative services of the Town only through the Town Manager, except for the purposes of inquiry, and neither the Council nor any of its
It shall be the duty of each subordinate officer of the Town to cooperate with and assist the Town Manager in administering the affairs of the Town efficiently, economically, and harmoniously so
The Town Engineer shall have, in addition to any other duties assigned to him/her, the duty to enforce any of the provisions of this Code or any other ordinance of the Town, or any rule, regulat
The Town Planner shall have, in addition to any other duties assigned to him/her, the duty to enforce any of the provisions of this Code or any other ordinance of the Town, or any rule, regulati
The Town Building Official shall have, in addition to any other duties assigned to him/her, the duty to enforce any of the provisions of this Code or any other ordinance of the Town, or any rule
Pursuant to the provisions of Cal. Gov't Code § 65100, a Planning Commission, consisting of seven members, is hereby created.
(A) The members of the Planning Commission shall be appointed by the Council by a majority vote of the full membership thereof.
Each term of office of a member of the Planning Commission shall be for a period of four years and until the qualification of the successor to the member whose term expires.
No more than one member of the Planning Commission shall have his/her place of legal residence in, and be appointed from, each Councilmanic District of the Town; provided, however, the Council,
Vacancies occurring in the membership of the Planning Commission shall be filled by appointment for the unexpired portion of the term of each such office.
The Planning Commission shall have the powers and duties set forth in Cal.
The declared purposes of this chapter are to provide for the preparation and carrying out of plans for the protection of persons and property within the Town in the event of an emergency; the di
For the purposes of this chapter, “emergency” shall mean the actual or threatened existence of conditions of disaster or of extreme peril to the safety of persons and property within
(A) There is hereby created the office of Director of Emergency Services. The Town Manager shall be the Director of Emergency Services.
All officers and employees of the Town, together with those volunteer forces enrolled to aid them during emergencies, and all groups, organizations, and persons who may by agreement or operation
The Director of Emergency Services shall be responsible for the development of the Town Emergency Plan, which shall provide for the effective mobilization of all of the resources of the Town, bo
Any expenditure made in connection with emergency activities, including mutual aid activities, shall be deemed conclusively to be for the direct protection and benefit of the inhabitants and pro
It shall be a misdemeanor, punishable as set forth in § 10.99, for any person during an emergency to:
The purpose of this subchapter is to maximize the purchasing value of public funds in procurement, and to provide safeguards for maintaining a procurement system of quality and integrity.
Except as otherwise provided herein, this subchapter applies to contracts for the procurement of supplies and services, entered into by the Town.
For the purpose of this subchapter, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
There is hereby established for the Town a Division of Purchases, headed by a Purchasing Agent. The Town Manager or Manager's designee shall be the Purchasing Agent of the Town.
In accordance with this subchapter, the Purchasing Agent shall:
Consistent with this subchapter, the Purchasing Agent may adopt operational procedures relating to the execution of duties.
(Ord. effective - -96)
The Purchasing Agent may delegate authority to purchase supplies or services, and to dispose of surplus supplies, to other city officials if such delegation is deemed necessary for the effective
In every case, purchases shall be awarded on the basis of the bid or bids most advantageous to the Town.
In cases where the Purchasing Agent makes the purchase and, in the opinion of the Purchasing Agent, the most advantageous bid is not the lowest bid, the Purchasing Agent shall prepare and place
A bidder with a permanent place of business within the Town shall be preferred over a bidder without a permanent place of business within the Town, in cases where two or more bids are judged to
(A) Use. Brand name or equal specifications may be used when the purchasing agent determines that:
The Purchasing Agent shall provide a preference to the suppliers of recycled paper or paper products as defined in Cal. Pub. Cont.
The purchase of all supplies, equipment, and non-consultant services of the Town shall be made pursuant to this section.
(A) The Council finds and declares that the competitive bid process is ill-suited for the selection of consultants.
(A) In an emergency requiring the immediate preservation of the public peace, health and safety, and precluding action by the Town Council, the Purchasing Agent may purchase supplies or services
(A) Where the Purchasing Agent or Town Council are required to make purchases upon competitive bids, said Agent or Council may waive any informalities or minor irregularities or may reject any a
Purchases may be made on behalf of the Town through any governmental entity (including, but not limited to, the state of California or the county of San Mateo) pursuant to authority granted by a
Where notice is required, notice shall be given as follows:
(A) Submission in writing.
When deemed necessary by the Purchasing Agent or Town Council, any bidder may be required to submit a bid deposit or bond in an amount determined by the Purchasing Agent or Council.
When deemed necessary by the Purchasing Agent or Town Council, any person entering into a contract with the Town may be required to furnish a faithful performance deposit or bond in an amount de
(A) The Purchasing Agent may call for bids or give notice to any and all persons whatsoever or publish in any case where the same is not required by the terms of this subchapter; and is empowere
(A) The Purchasing Agent shall be empowered to utilize the request for sealed proposal method for purchase of supplies, equipment, or non-consultant services without Council approval if the amou
Upon ascertaining the price to be paid for supplies or services, the Purchasing Agent shall prepare a purchase order.
No purchase order shall be issued until it has been ascertained that there is, to the credit of the department of the Town for whose benefit such purchase is to be made, a sufficient unencumbere
Upon receipt by any department of supplies or services, the department head shall be responsible for the making of a careful check of the quality, condition, and quantity received as against his
The Purchasing Agent, upon receipt of the vendor's invoice, shall compare the same with the copy of the purchase order and the receiving report.
The Purchasing Agent shall inspect, or cause to be inspected, all deliveries of supplies or services to determine their conformance to specifications.
The Purchasing Agent shall control and supervise any and all storerooms or warehouses of the Town.
Except as otherwise provided by state law or Town ordinance, the Purchasing Agent shall be empowered to dispose of personal property of the Town which cannot be used by any department of the Tow
The Purchasing Agent may, in his/her discretion, require that a deposit in the amount of the bid or any fraction thereof accompany each bid upon the disposal of personal property.
In the event any single item of property exceeds $1,000 in current market value, the Town Council may empower the Purchasing Agent to dispose of it (in accordance with the same terms and conditi
The provisions of this subchapter shall not apply:
(A) To public works projects (governed by the provisions of the California Public Contracts Code);
(A) Creation. To comply with the provisions of Cal. Sts. & High.
This subchapter shall be known as the “Road Program of the Town of Woodside.”
(Ord. 1994-472, effective 1-11-94)
(A) The Town Council finds that the General Plan of the Town provides policies regarding the design, use, and upkeep of the road system of the Town among which the key ones are:
(A) The Town Manager shall submit a detailed report to the Town Council each year for consideration at the regular December meeting of the Town Council.
(A) Pursuant to the provisions of Cal.
(A) The Council hereby declares that the taxes required to be paid pursuant to the provisions of this subchapter are assessed pursuant to the taxing powers of the Town and solely for the purpose
For the purpose of this subchapter, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
(A) Every person constructing any new building containing a dwelling unit, including, but not limited to, servants' quarters and guest houses, in the Town shall pay the Town the following ta
All of the taxes collected pursuant to the provisions of this chapter shall be used for the purposes of financing the acquisition, construction, and maintenance of parks and recreation and open
This subchapter shall be known as the “Real Property Transfer Tax Law of the Town of Woodside.” It is adopted pursuant to the provisions of Cal. Rev. & Tax.
The County Recorder shall administer the provisions of this subchapter in conformity with the provisions of Cal. Rev. & Tax.
(A) There is hereby imposed on each deed, instrument, or writing by which any lands, tenements, or other realty sold within the Town shall be granted, assigned, transferred, or otherwise conveye
The tax imposed by the provisions of this subchapter shall not apply to any entity listed in Cal. Rev & Tax.
Claims for the refund of the taxes imposed by the provisions of this subchapter shall be governed by the provisions of Cal. Rev. & Tax.
This subchapter shall be known as the “Uniform Local Sales and Use Tax Law of the Town of Woodside.”
('75 Code, § 3-4.401) (Ord. 1973-249, effective - -73)
The rate of the sales tax and use tax imposed by the provisions of this subchapter shall be .95%.
('75 Code, § 3-4.402) (Ord. 1973-249, effective - -73)
The Council hereby declares that the provisions of this subchapter are adopted to achieve the following, among other, purposes and directs that the provisions of this subchapter be interpreted i
(A) For the privilege of selling tangible personal property at retail, a tax is hereby imposed upon all retailers in the Town, at the rate set forth in § 35.41 of this subchapter, of the gr
An excise tax is hereby imposed on the storage, use, or other consumption in the Town of tangible personal property purchased from any retailer on and after the operative date of this subchapter
(A) Except as otherwise provided in this subchapter, and except insofar as they are inconsistent with the provisions of Cal. Rev. & Tax.
If a seller's permit has been issued to a retailer pursuant to the provisions of Cal. Rev. & Tax.
There shall be excluded from the measure of tax:
(A) The amount of any sales or use tax imposed by the state upon a retailer or consumer;
(1) The amount subject to tax shall not include any sales or use tax imposed by the state upon a retailer or consumer.
No injunction or writ of mandate or other legal or equitable process shall issue in any suit, action or proceeding in any court against the state or the Town, or against any officer of the state
Prior to the operative date of this subchapter, the Town shall contract with the State Board of Equalization to perform all the functions incident to the administration and operation of this sal
The provisions of this subchapter shall be operative on January 1, 1974.
('75 Code, § 3-4.403) (Ord. 1973-249, effective - -73)
(A) Except where an appeals procedure is otherwise specifically set forth in this Code, any person excepting to the approval, denial, suspension, or revocation of a permit, or to any administrat
The appellant shall file a notice of appeal with the Town Clerk within 10 days after the date of the administrative decision concerned.
The Town Council shall conduct a hearing to consider the administrative decision of the Town Official and the arguments of the appellant.
Except as otherwise provided in Chapter 113 of this Code, any person or corporation, except those granted special privileges by the laws of the state, desiring to make use of any street or highw
Every franchise or privilege whatsoever granted by the Council shall be granted subject to the laws regulating the activity of the applicant therefor and the laws granting the franchises or priv
The grantee of any franchise granted by the Council shall not sell, transfer, or assign any franchise, or any of the rights or privileges granted thereby, except by a duly executed instrument in
Before any use, operation, or installation under any franchise shall be permitted, notification shall be given to the Town Engineer.
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