SAN RAFAEL CITY COUNCIL – MONDAY, AUGUST 3, 2020
REGULAR MEETING AT 7:00 P.M.
Telephone: (669) 900-9128,
CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) ADVISORY NOTICE
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OPEN SESSION – (669) 900-9128, MEETING ID 851-2675-0545# – 5:30 PM
1. Mayor Phillips announced Closed Session items.
CLOSED SESSION – (669) 900-9128, MEETING ID: 851-2675-0545#- 5:30 PM
2. Closed Session:
a. Conference with Labor Negotiators; Government Code Section 54957.6
Agency Designated Representatives: (Jim Schutz, Cristine Alilovich, Diana Bishop)
Employee Organization: San Rafael Police Association, San Rafael Police Mid-Managers Association
b. Conference with Real Property Negotiators
Government Code Section 54956.8
Property: 815 C Street and 855 C Street
Agency negotiators: Ethan Guy; Gerald Ramiza, Special Counsel; Elizabeth Seifel, Real Estate Advisor
Negotiating parties: Centertown Associates Ltd.
Under Negotiation: Price and Terms of Payment of Ground Lease Option
REGULAR MEETING – VIRTUAL MEETING
Telephone: (669) 900-9128,
CITY MANAGER’S REPORT:
3. City Manager’s Report:
OPEN TIME FOR PUBLIC EXPRESSION – 7:00 PM
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.
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.
4. Consent Calendar Items:
a. Approval of Minutes
Approve Minutes of City Council / Successor Agency Regular Meeting of Monday, July 20, 2020 (CC)
Recommended Action – Approve minutes as submitted
b. Nine-Year, One-Quarter Percent Transactions and Use Tax Ballot Measure
Report on the City Attorney’s Impartial Analysis of the San Rafael Transactions and Use Tax ballot measure on the November 3, 2020 General Municipal Election Ballot; and Authorize Mayor Phillips and/or His Designee to Prepare an Argument in Favor of the Measure and to Prepare a Rebuttal Argument in Opposition to Any Arguments Against the Measure, to be Published in the Ballot Materials for the November 3, 2020 General Municipal Election (CA)
Recommended Action – Accept report and approve staff recommendation
c. Southern Heights Bridge Replacement
Resolution Approving and Authorizing the City Manager to Execute a Professional Services Agreement with Substrate, Inc. for Construction Management, Inspection, and Materials Testing Services Associated with the Southern Heights Boulevard Bridge Replacement Project, City Project No. 11282, In An Amount Not to Exceed $425,000 Funded by the Highway Bridge Program Grant (PW)
Recommended Action – Adopt Resolution
OTHER AGENDA ITEMS
5. Other Agenda Items:
a. Wildfire Prevention In San Rafael
Informational Report on the Marin Wildfire Prevention Authority and Current Activities that Reduce Wildfire Risk in San Rafael; and Resolution Accepting the City of San Rafael’s Final Wildfire Prevention and Protection Action Plan (FD)
Recommended Action – Accept report and adopt resolution
COUNCILMEMBER REPORTS / REQUESTS FOR FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS:
(including AB 1234 Reports on Meetings and Conferences Attended at City Expense)
6. Councilmember Reports:
SAN RAFAEL SUCCESSOR AGENCY:
1. Consent Calendar: – None
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