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City Council – August 2, 2021

Aug 2 2021

AGENDA

SAN RAFAEL CITY COUNCIL – MONDAY, AUGUST 2, 2021

CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) ADVISORY NOTICE

In response to Executive Order N-29-20, the City of San Rafael will no longer offer an in-person meeting location for the public to attend. This meeting will be held virtually using Zoom and is being streamed to YouTube at www.youtube.com/cityofsanrafael.

How to participate in the meeting:

* Submit public comment in writing before 4:00 p.m. the day of the meeting to city.clerk@cityofsanrafael.org.
* Join the Zoom webinar and use the 'raise hand' feature to provide verbal public comment.
* Dial-in to Zoom's telephone number using the meeting ID and provide verbal public comment.

Any member of the public who needs accommodations should contact the City Clerk (email city.clerk@cityofsanrafael.org or phone at 415-485-3066) who will use their best efforts to provide reasonable accommodations to provide as much accessibility as possible while also maintaining public safety in accordance with the City procedure for resolving reasonable accommodation requests.

CLOSED SESSION AT 6:30 P.M.
Watch on Webinar: https://tinyurl.com/CS-2021-08-02
Listen by phone: (669) 900-9128
ID: 874-3622-7711#

OPEN SESSION
1. Mayor Kate to announce Closed Session items.

CLOSED SESSION
2. Closed Session:

a. Conference with Legal Counsel—Existing Litigation
Government Code Section 54956.9(d)(1)
Claim of J. Kelly Howard

REGULAR MEETING AT 7:00 P.M.
Watch on Webinar: https://tinyurl.com/cc-2021-08-02
Watch on YouTube: www.youtube.com/cityofsanrafael
Listen by phone: (669) 900-9128
ID: 817-3692-0337#

OPEN TIME FOR PUBLIC EXPRESSION
The public is welcome to address the City Council at this time on matters not on the agenda that are within its jurisdiction. Please be advised that pursuant to Government Code Section 54954.2, the City Council is not permitted to discuss or take action on any matter not on the agenda unless it determines

that an emergency exists, or that there is a need to take immediate action which arose following posting of the agenda. Comments may be no longer than two minutes and should be respectful to the community.

CITY MANAGER’S REPORT:
3. City Manager’s Report:

COUNCILMEMBER REPORTS:
(including AB 1234 Reports on Meetings and Conferences Attended at City Expense)
4. Councilmember Reports:

CONSENT CALENDAR:
The opportunity for public comment on consent calendar items will occur prior to the City Council’s vote on the Consent Calendar. The City Council may approve the entire consent calendar with one action. In the alternative, items on the Consent Calendar may be removed by any City Council or staff member, for separate discussion and vote.

5. Consent Calendar Items:

a. Approval of Minutes
Approve Minutes of City Council / Successor Agency Regular Meeting of Monday, July 19, 2021 and Special Meeting of Thursday, July 15, 2021 (CC)
Recommended Action – Approve minutes as submitted
Minutes

b. Temporary Street Closure to Support Vaccination Efforts in the Canal Neighborhood
Resolution Authorizing Saturday Street Closures to Support Canal Alliance’s Effort to Provide COVID-19 Vaccinations (PW)
Recommended Action – Adopt Resolution
Staff Report

c. Designation of Voting Delegate for the League of California Cities Annual Conference & Expo
Designation of Councilmember Eli Hill as Voting Delegate for the 2021 League of California Cities Annual Conference & Expo in Sacramento – September 22-24, 2021 (CC)
Recommended Action – Approve the designation of Councilmember Eli Hill as voting delegate
Staff Report

PUBLIC HEARINGS
6. Public Hearings:

a. San Rafael General Plan 2040, Downtown Precise Plan and Zoning Ordinances

i. Resolution Adopting Findings of Fact and a Statement of Overriding Consideration for General Plan 2040 and the Downtown Precise Plan (CD)
Recommended Action – Adopt Resolution

ii. Resolution Adopting San Rafael General Plan 2040 (CD)
Recommended Action – Adopt Resolution

iii. Resolution Adopting Downtown Precise Plan (CD)
Recommended Action – Adopt Resolution

iv. Consideration of An Ordinance Amending the San Rafael Municipal Code Amending Title 14 (Zoning Ordinance) and Amending the Zoning Map of the San Rafael Municipal Code to: A) Repeal the Existing Downtown Zoning Districts, and Replace with Downtown Mixed-Use (DMU) District; B) Amend, Delete and Replace Certain Zoning Provisions Applicable to Downtown San Rafael; and C) Amend, Delete and Replace Other Zoning Regulations to Comply with State Law and Incorporate Other Minor Changes, Corrections and Updates (CD)
Recommended Action – Pass Ordinance to print

v. Consideration of An Ordinance Adopting the Downtown San Rafael Precise Plan – Chapter 9 Downtown Form-Based Code to Serve as the Primary Regulatory City Zoning Code for Downtown San Rafael (CD
Recommended Action – Pass Ordinance to print
Staff Report
Correspondence
Correspondence

b. Amendments to the San Rafael Municipal Code Regarding Parks and Recreation, Parades, Assemblies, Expressive Activity and Other Activity on Public Property
Consideration of An Ordinance Amending the San Rafael Municipal Code to Change the Name of Title 19 from “Open Space” to “Public Parks, Property, and Open Space”; to Repeal Chapter 8.10 (Parks and Recreation) and Add a New Chapter 19.20 (Parks and Recreation) to Title 19; to Repeal Chapter 5.70 (Meetings Assemblies and Parades In Public Places) of Title 5 and Add a New Chapter 19.30 (Assemblies and Parades In Public Streets and Rights-Of-Way) to Title 19; to Add New Chapter 19.40 (Expressive Activities In Public Places) to Title 19; to Add New Section 5.60.054 to Chapter 5.60 (Parking Regulations); and Finding the Ordinance Exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CA/LR)
Recommended Action – Pass Ordinance to print
Staff Report

c. Spinnaker Point Drive Parking Modification Project
Resolution Adopting the Mitigated Negative Declaration and Associated Mitigation Monitoring and Reporting Program for the Spinnaker Point Drive Parking Modification Project, City Project No. 11363 (PW)
Recommended Action – Adopt Resolution
Staff Report
Correspondence

SAN RAFAEL SUCCESSOR AGENCY:
1. Consent Calendar: - None.

ADJOURNMENT:

Any records relating to an agenda item, received by a majority or more of the Council less than 72 hours before the meeting, shall be available for inspection online. Sign Language interpreters may be requested by calling (415) 485-3066 (voice), emailing Lindsay.lara@cityofsanrafael.org or using the California Telecommunications Relay Service by dialing “711”, at least 72 hours in advance of the meeting. Copies of documents are available in accessible formats upon request.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


CC-SA-Agenda-2021-08-02.pdf
July 27, 2021
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Lindsay Lara,
City Clerk

1400 Fifth Ave., Rm. 209
San Rafael, CA 94901
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Friday: By Appointment Only
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