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City Council – November 1, 2021

Nov 1 2021



Watch on Webinar: https://tinyurl.com/cc-2021-11-01
Watch on YouTube: www.youtube.com/cityofsanrafael
Listen by phone: (669) 900-9128
ID: 817-3692-0337#


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.

OPEN SESSION - (669) 900-9128 ID: 895-5623-2853# - 6:15 P.M.
1. Mayor Kate to announce Closed Session items.

2. Closed Session:

a. Conference with Legal Counsel
Existing Litigation – Government Code section 54946,9(d)(a)
Arnold-Ince v. City of San Rafael, Marin Superior Court No. CIV 2000926

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.

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 Monday, October 18, 2021 (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 Continued Use of Teleconferencing to Hold Public Meetings of the San Rafael City Council and City Boards and Commissions During the Continuing State of Emergency Relating to the COVID-19 Pandemic (CA)
Recommended Action – Adopt Resolution
Staff Report

c. Northgate Mall Redevelopment Project Environmental Consulting Services
Resolution Approving and Authorizing the City Manager to Execute an Agreement for Professional Services with LSA Associates, Inc. for Environmental Consulting Services for the Northgate Mall Redevelopment Project in an Amount Not to Exceed $260,350 (CD)
Recommended Action – Adopt Resolution
Staff Report

d. Agreement for Project Specific and On-Call Planning Consulting Services
Resolution Approving and Authorizing the City Manager to Execute an Agreement for Professional Services with MIG, Inc. for Project Specific and On-Call Contract Planning and Environmental Consulting Services in an Amount Not to Exceed $217,000 (CD)
Recommended Action – Adopt Resolution
Staff Report

e. Information Technology Services Agreement Renewal
Resolution Authorizing the City Manager to Execute a General Service Agreement with Addendum with Xantrion, Inc., for Information Technology Services from November 1, 2021 Through October 31, 2022 In An Amount Not to Exceed $1,027,260 (DS)
Recommended Action – Adopt Resolution
Staff Report

f. Agreement to Participate in Emergency Medical Service/Ambulance Transport Service Cost Recovery Program
Resolution Authorizing the City Manager to Execute an Agreement to Allow the San Rafael Fire Department to Participate in an Intergovernmental Transfer with The California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) In Order to Increase the Department’s Reimbursement for Emergency Medical Service Ambulance Transport Services for the Service Period of January 1, 2021 Through December 31, 2021 (FD)
Recommended Action – Adopt Resolution
Staff Report

6. Special Presentations:

a. Presentation of Proclamation Supporting United Against Hate Week and Support for Not In Our Town (CM)
United Against Hate Video

b. Presentation by Marin County on Furthering Fair Housing (CD)
PowerPoint Presentation

c. Presentation by Caltrans on Proposed Roundabout at Freitas Parkway Off-Ramp (PW)
PowerPoint Presentation

7. Other Agenda Items:

a. Notice of Funding Availability for Affordable Housing
Informational Report on the Status and Scope of City of San Rafael Notice of Funding Availability (CD)
Recommended Action – Accept report
Staff Report

b. Approval of the Memorandum of Understanding with SEIU Local 1021 Child Care
Resolution Approving a Memorandum of Understanding Pertaining to Compensation and Working Conditions for SEIU Local 1021 Child Care (November 1, 2021 Through October 31, 2024) (HR)
Recommended Action – Adopt Resolution
Staff Report

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. 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.

October 28, 2021
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Lindsay Lara,
City Clerk

1400 Fifth Ave., Rm. 209
San Rafael, CA 94901
Monday-Friday: 9:00am - 4:00pm
Friday: By Appointment Only
Saturday-Sunday: Closed
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