SAN RAFAEL CITY COUNCIL – TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2023
REGULAR MEETING AT 7:00 P.M.
San Rafael City Council Chambers
1400 Fifth Avenue, San Rafael, CA 94901
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CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) ADVISORY NOTICE
In response to Assembly Bill 361, the City of San Rafael is offering teleconference without complying with the procedural requirements of Government Code section 54953(b)(3). This meeting will be held in-person, virtually using Zoom and is being streamed to YouTube at www.youtube.com/cityofsanrafael.
How to participate in the meeting in-person:
* Stay home if you are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms.
How to participate in the meeting virtually:
* Submit public comment in writing before 4:00 p.m. the day of the meeting to email@example.com.
If you experience technical difficulties during the meeting, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 AND COUNCILMEMBER REPORTS:
(including AB 1234 Reports on Meetings and Conferences Attended at City Expense)
3. City Manager and Councilmember Reports:
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 the City Council Special Meetings of January 30, 2023 and February 2, 2023 and the City Council Regular Meeting of February 6, 2023 (CC)
Recommended Action – Approve minutes as submitted
b. Use of Teleconferencing for Public Meetings During State of Emergency
Resolution Pursuant to Assembly Bill 361 Making Findings and Confirming the Need for the Use or Continued Use of Teleconferencing to Hold Public Meetings of the City’s Legislative Bodies During the Continuing State of Emergency Relating to the COVID-19 Pandemic (CA)
Recommended Action – Adopt Resolution
c. Vacancies on San Rafael Boards and Commissions
Announcement of Vacancies on the Fire Commission, Planning Commission and Pickleweed Advisory Committee (CC)
Recommended Action – Receive and file
d. Pickleweed Advisory Committee Appointment
Reappoint Janet Tanchez to Fill One Four-Year Term to the End of December 2026 on the Pickleweed Advisory Committee Due to the Expiration of Term of Janet Tanchez (CC)
Recommended Action – Approve Appointment
e. Report on 2022 Fire Prevention Inspections of Certain Occupancies
Resolution Acknowledging Receipt of a Report Made by the Fire Chief Regarding the 2022 Annual Fire Department Inspection of Certain Occupancies Pursuant to Section 13146.4 of the California Health and Safety Code (FD)
Recommended Action – Adopt Resolution
f. The Taxpayer Protection and Government Accountability Act
Resolution Opposing the Proposed Ballot Measure: The Taxpayer Protection and Government Accountability Act (CM)
Option – Adopt Resolution
OTHER AGENDA ITEMS
5. Other Agenda Items:
b. Boards, Commissions & Committees Rules and Procedures Update
Update on Boards, Commissions & Committees Rules and Procedures and Provide Feedback on an Annual Appointment Process (CC)
Recommended Action – Accept report
SAN RAFAEL SUCCESSOR AGENCY:
1. Consent Calendar: None.
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 and at City Hall, 1400 Fifth Avenue, and placed with other agenda-related materials on the table in front of the Council Chamber prior to the meeting. Sign Language interpreters may be requested by calling (415) 485-3066 (voice), emailing email@example.com 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. To request Spanish language interpretation, please submit an online form at https://www.cityofsanrafael.org/request-for-interpretation/.