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City Council – February 16, 2021 (Tuesday)

Feb 16 2021

AGENDA

SAN RAFAEL CITY COUNCIL – TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 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 streamed through YouTube Live at www.youtube.com/cityofsanrafael. Comments submitted via YouTube Live must be submitted according to the directions located on the YouTube video description. The City is not responsible for any interrupted service. To ensure the City Council receives your comments, submit written comments to the City Clerk prior to the meeting. For more information regarding real-time public comments, please visit our Live Commenting Pilot page at https://www.cityofsanrafael.org/live-commenting-pilot/.

Want to listen to the meeting and comment in real-time over the phone? Call the telephone number listed on this agenda and dial the Meeting ID when prompted. Feel free to contact the City Clerk’s office at 415-485-3066 or by email to lindsay.lara@cityofsanrafael.org if you have any questions.

Any member of the public who needs accommodations should contact the City Clerk (email lindsay.lara@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 5:30 P.M.
Watch on Webinar: https://tinyurl.com/SPCC-2021-02-16
Listen by phone: (669) 900-9128,
ID: 831-3623-3485#

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

CLOSED SESSION
2. Closed Session:

a. Conference with Labor Negotiators - Government Code Section 54957.6
Lead Negotiators: Timothy L. Davis and Stephanie Vollmer (Burke, Williams & Sorensen)
Agency Designated Representatives: Jim Schutz, Cristine Alilovich, Nadine Hade, Thomas Wong, Carmen Valdez and Sylvia Gonzalez
Employee Organization: SEIU - Childcare; San Rafael Police Mid-Management Association; Public Employee Union, Local 1; San Rafael Firefighters’ Association; San Rafael Police Association; SEIU Local 1021; Western Council of Engineers; San Rafael Fire Chief Officers’ Association; San Rafael Police Mid-Management Association; San Rafael Fire Chief Officers’ Association; Unrepresented Mid-Management; Unrepresented Executive Management

REGULAR MEETING AT 7:00 P.M.
Watch on Webinar: https://tinyurl.com/CC-2021-02-16
Watch on YouTube: www.youtube.com/cityofsanrafael
Listen by phone: (669) 900-9128,
ID: 899-2635-9885#

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 and Special Meetings of Monday, February 1, 2021 and Special Meeting of Tuesday, January 26, 2021 (CC)
Recommended Action – Approve minutes as submitted
Minutes

b. Chief of Police Employment Agreement
Resolution Authorizing the Mayor and City Manager to Execute An Employment Agreement with David Spiller to Serve As the City of San Rafael Chief of Police (CM)
Recommended Action – Adopt Resolution
Staff Report

c. Amendment of the Current Vegetation Management Ordinance
Second Reading and Final Adoption of Ordinance 1988: An Ordinance Amending Sections 4.12.010 and 4.12.030 of the San Rafael Municipal Code to Establish Citywide Vegetation Management and Wildfire Mitigation Standards to Help Reduce the Risk of a Catastrophic Wildfire (FD)
Recommended Action – Final Adoption of Ordinance 1988
Ordinance

d. Regulation of On-Street Parking on Narrow Streets
Second Reading and Final Adoption of Ordinance 1989: An Ordinance Amending San Rafael Municipal Code Section 5.40.080 Regulating Parking on Narrow, Hilly City Streets (FD)
Recommended Action – Final Adoption of Ordinance 1989
Ordinance

PUBLIC HEARINGS:
6. Public Hearings:

a. Housing Development Policies and Permitting

i. First Introduction of An Ordinance: Consideration of An Ordinance Amending Title 14 of the San Rafael Municipal Code (Zoning) to Amend Section 14.04.040 (Property Development Standards (DR, MR, HR)), Section 14.05.030 (Property Development Standards (GC, NC, O, C/O, R/O, FBWC)), Section 14.12.040 (Exceptions to Property Development Standards), Section 14.16.030 (Affordable Housing), Section 14.16.190 (Height Bonus), Section 14.16.300 (Small Lots), and Section 14.28.040 (Public Notice And Hearing) (CD)
Recommended Action – Pass Ordinance to print

ii. Resolution Adopting “Guidelines for the Administration of the Affordable Housing Requirement Program”
Recommended Action – Adopt Resolution

iii. Resolution Adopting Density Bonus and Incentives Regulations Applicable to Housing Development Projects that Qualify for a Density Bonus as Set Forth in San Rafael Municipal Code Section 14.16.030
Recommended Action – Adopt Resolution
Staff Report
Correspondence
Correspondence
Correspondence

b. Public Art Projects

i. Informational Report Providing an Update Regarding Public Art Projects in Terra Linda and Canal Neighborhoods (CD)
Recommended Action – Accept report

ii. First Introduction of An Ordinance: Consideration of An Ordinance of the City Council of the City of San Rafael Amending San Rafael Municipal Code (SRMC) Section 14.25.040 Exempting from Environmental and Design Review Any Public Art Projects that Undergo Review Through a Separate Review Process Established by the City for that Purpose
Recommended Action – Pass Ordinance to print
Staff Report
Correspondence

OTHER AGENDA ITEMS:
7. Other Agenda Items:

a. Grand Jury Report on Roadblocks to Safe Evacuations in Marin
Resolution Approving and Authorizing the Mayor to Execute the Response to the 2019-2020 Marin County Civil Grand Jury Report Entitled “Roadblocks to Safer Evacuation In Marin” (FD)
Recommended Action – Adopt Resolution
Staff Report

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.


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City Clerk

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San Rafael, CA 94901
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