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City Council – November 20, 2023

Nov 20 2023

AGENDA

SAN RAFAEL CITY COUNCIL – MONDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 2023

REGULAR MEETING AT 7:00 P.M.
San Rafael City Council Chambers
1400 Fifth Avenue, San Rafael, CA 94901

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How to participate in the meeting:

* Provide them in-person at the meeting. You are welcome to come to the meeting and provide public comment in-person. Each speaker will have 2-minutes to provide public comment.
* Submit your comments by email to city.clerk@cityofsanrafael.org by 4:00 p.m. the day of the meeting.

If you experience technical difficulties during the meeting, please contact city.clerk@cityofsanrafael.org.

OPEN SESSION – THIRD FLOOR CONFERENCE ROOM – 5:30 P.M.
1. Mayor Kate to announce Closed Session items.

CLOSED SESSION – THIRD FLOOR CONFERENCE ROOM – 5:30 P.M.
2. Closed Session:

a. CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL – ANTICIPATED LITIGATION
Significant exposure to litigation (Paragraph (2) of subdivision (d) of Government Code Section 54956.9): One potential case

b. CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL – EXISTING LITIGATION

i. CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL–EXISTING LITIGATION
Government Code section 54956.9(d)(1): 1 case
Shaleeta Boyd, et al. v. City of San Rafael, et al. (U.S. District Court, N.D. Cal., Case No. 23-cv-04085-EMC)

ii. CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL–EXISTING LITIGATION
(Paragraph (1) of subdivision (d) of Government Code Section 54956.9)
1 case: Crimmins v. CSR

iii. CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL–EXISTING LITIGATION
(Paragraph (1) of subdivision (d) of Government Code Section 54956.9) 1 case:
Anthony Alex v. City of San Rafael, et al.
(Marin Superior Court Case No. SCV-270064)

CITY MANAGER AND COUNCILMEMBER REPORTS:
(including AB 1234 Reports on Meetings and Conferences Attended at City Expense)
3. City Manager and 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.

4. Consent Calendar Items:

a. Approval of Minutes
Approve Minutes of the Regular City Council Meeting of November 6, 2023 (CC)
Recommended Action – Approve minutes as submitted
Minutes

b. City Council Meeting Time Change
Final Adoption of Ordinance No. 2031: An Ordinance of the City Council of the City of San Rafael Amending Section 2.04.010 of the San Rafael Municipal Code Concerning Regular Meetings (CC)
Recommended Action – Final Adoption of Ordinance No. 2031
Ordinance No. 2031

c. Downtown Business Improvement District (BID) Business Assessment Annual Renewal
Resolution Declaring the City Council’s Intention to Levy an Annual Assessment for Calendar Year 2024 for the Downtown San Rafael Business Improvement District (ED)
Recommended Action – Adopt Resolution
Staff Report

d. Agreement to Participate in a Medi-Cal Intergovernmental Transfer Cost Recovery Program
Authorize the City Manager to Execute an Agreement Allowing the San Rafael Fire Department to Participate in a Medi-Cal Intergovernmental Transfer (IGT) Program with the California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) for the Service Period of January 1, 2022 through December 31, 2022 (FD)
Recommended Action – Authorize the City Manager to execute an agreement allowing the San Rafael Fire Department to participate in a Medi-Cal Intergovernmental Transfer (IGT) program with the California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) for the service period of January 1, 2022 through December 31, 2022
Staff Report

e. State and Federal Summary Criminal History for Employee Background Information
Resolution Authorizing the City of San Rafael to Access State and Federal Summary Criminal History for Employee Background Information Through the Department of Justice (HR)
Recommended Action – Adopt Resolution
Staff Report

f. California State Preschool Program Continued Funding Application for Fiscal Year 2024-2025
Resolution Approving the City of San Rafael to Enter into a Funding Agreement with the California Department of Education for the Purpose of Providing Childcare and Development Services (LR)
Recommended Action – Adopt Resolution
Staff Report

g. California Department of Parks and Recreation Division of Boating and Waterways Grant Approval
Resolution Approving the Acceptance and Appropriation of California Department of Parks and Recreation Division of Boating and Waterways Grant Funds in the Amount of $76,099 for the “Boating Safety and Enforcement Equipment” Grant, and Authorizing the City Manager to Execute a Grant Agreement and any other Documents Related to the Grant (PD)
Recommended Action – Adopt Resolution
Staff Report

h. Police Accountability and Advisory Committee
Resolution Repealing and Replacing Resolution 15525 Establishing the City of San Rafael Police Accountability and Advisory Committee (PD)
Recommended Action – Adopt Resolution
Staff Report

i. Office of Traffic Safety Grant Approval
Resolution Approving the Acceptance and Appropriation of State of California Office of Traffic Safety Grant Funds in the Amount of $69,000 for the “Selective Traffic Enforcement Program” (“STEP”) Grant from October 1, 2023, Through September 30, 2024, and Authorizing the City Manager to Execute a Grant Agreement and any other Documents Related to the Grant (PD)
Recommended Action – Adopt Resolution
Staff Report

j. Special Event Street Closure
Resolution Authorizing the Temporary Closure of Streets for the San Rafael Winter Wonderland Event (PD)
Recommended Action – Adopt Resolution
Staff Report

OTHER AGENDA ITEMS:
5. Other Agenda Items:

a. Year-End Audited Financial Statements and Related Audit Reports
Fiscal Year 2022-23 Annual Comprehensive Financial Report; Memorandum on Internal Control; Report of Required Communications; Child Development Program Financial Report; and Gann Appropriations Limit (Fin)
Recommended Action – Accept the Fiscal Year 2022-23 Annual Comprehensive Financial Report, Memorandum on Internal Control, Report of Required Communications, Child Development Program Financial Report, and GANN Appropriations Limit Report
Staff Report

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.
Correspondence

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 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 city.clerk@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. To request Spanish language interpretation, please submit an online form at https://www.cityofsanrafael.org/request-for-interpretation/.

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Lindsay Lara,
City Clerk

1400 Fifth Ave., Rm. 209
San Rafael, CA 94901
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