SAN RAFAEL CITY COUNCIL – MONDAY, MARCH 1, 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/.
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CLOSED SESSION AT 5:30 P.M.
Listen by phone: (669) 900-9128,
Public Comment in Open Session at 5:30 P.M. https://tinyurl.com/Closed-2021-03-01
1. Mayor Kate to announce Closed Session item.
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; Unrepresented Mid-Management; Unrepresented Executive Management
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:
(including AB 1234 Reports on Meetings and Conferences Attended at City Expense)
4. 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.
5. Consent Calendar Items:
a. Approval of Minutes
Approve Minutes of City Council / Successor Agency Regular Meeting of Tuesday, February 16, 2021 and Special Meeting of Wednesday, February 17, 2021 (CC)
Recommended Action – Approve minutes as submitted
b. Housing Development Policies and Permitting
Second Introduction and Final Adoption of Ordinance 1990: 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) (CC)
Recommended Action – Final Adoption of Ordinance 1990
c. Public Art Projects
Second Introduction of Final Adoption of Ordinance 1991: 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 (CD)
Recommended Action – Final Adoption of Ordinance 1991
d. Interim Financial Update and Budget Amendments to Reflect Operational Activity; Mid-Year Personnel Changes
i. First Fiscal Year 2020-2021 Interim Financial Update
ii. Resolution Adopting Amendments to the 2020-2021 Budget
iii. Mid-Year Personnel Changes
Recommended Action – Adopt Resolution
e. Fire Stations 54 & 55 Contractor Prequalification Procedures – Essential Facilities Projects
Resolution Approving Use of a Prequalification Process and Authorizing the City Manager and Assistant City Manager to Act as the Prequalification Appeals Panel for the Fire Station 54 and Fire Station 55 Projects (PW)
Recommended Action – Adopt Resolution
OTHER AGENDA ITEMS:
6. Other Agenda Items:
a. Age-Friendly San Rafael Strategic Action Plan
Informational Report on the Age-Friendly San Rafael Strategic Action Plan 2020-2023 (LR)
Recommended Action – Accept report
7. Public Hearings:
a. Opportunity Zone Renter Protections
First Introduction of An Ordinance of the City of San Rafael City Council Adding Chapter 10.111 to the San Rafael Municipal Code, Entitled “Relocation Assistance in Opportunity Zones” (CD)
Recommended Action – Pass Ordinance to print
OTHER AGENDA ITEMS (continued):
8. Other Agenda Items:
a. City Council Appointments to Committees
Approve Revised City Council Appointments to Committees 2021 (CC)
Recommended Action – Approve Appointments
SAN RAFAEL SUCCESSOR AGENCY:
1. Consent Calendar: – None
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