City Council – November 21, 2022
SAN RAFAEL CITY COUNCIL – MONDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 2022
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.
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* 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.
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OPEN SESSION – THIRD FLOOR CONFERENCE ROOM – 6:15 PM
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1. Mayor Kate to announce Closed Session items.
CLOSED SESSION – THIRD FLOOR CONFERENCE ROOM – 6:15 PM
2. Closed Session:
a. CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL–EXISTING LITIGATION
(Paragraph (1) of subdivision (d) of Government Code Section 54956.9)
1 case: Crimmins v. CSR
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 Regular and Special Meetings of November 7, 2022 and the City Council Special Meeting of November 2, 2022 (CC)
Recommended Action – Approve minutes as submitted
Minutes 11/07/22 Regular
Minutes 11/07/22 Special
Minutes 11/02/22 Special
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. Downtown Business Improvement District (BID) Business Assessment Annual Renewal
Resolution Declaring the City Council’s Intention to Levy an Annual Assessment for Calendar Year 2023 for the Downtown San Rafael Business Improvement District (ED)
Recommended Action – Adopt Resolution
d. Accepting Grant Funds to Support Resilience Planning
Resolution Accepting the Grant of Funds from the State Coastal Conservancy and Marin Community Foundation for the Canal Community Resilience Planning Project and Appropriating Funds in the Amount of $762,000 for Project #31100 (CM)
Recommended Action – Adopt Resolution
5. Public Hearing:
a. Triennial Building Code Ordinance Amendments
Final Adoption of Ordinance 2021: An Ordinance Amending Title 12 (Building Regulations) of the Municipal Code of the City of San Rafael, to Adopt by Reference the 2022 Edition of the California Building Code, the California Residential Code, the California Mechanical Code, the California Plumbing Code, the California Electrical Code, the California Existing Building Code, the California Green Building Construction Standards Code, the California Historical Building Code, the California Energy Code, and the California Referenced Standards Code, with Appendices and Amendments Herein; to Adopt by Reference the 2021 Edition of the International Property Maintenance Code and the International Swimming Pool and Spa Code, with Amendments Herein; Adopting Administrative and Program Provisions for the Codes; Adopting New Chapter 12.350 with Administrative and Program Regulations on Gate Safeguards; and Adopting Findings of Fact Supporting the Amendments to the Codes (CD)
Recommended Action – Final adoption of Ordinance No. 2021
b. Ordinance Amending Green Building Codes
Introduction of an Ordinance Amending Title 12 (Building Regulations) of the Municipal Code of the City of San Rafael, by Amending the 2022 California Green Building Standards Code for Electric Vehicle Chargers; Amending the 2022 California Mechanical Code and the 2022 California Plumbing Code to Limit Fuel Gas in Existing Single Family Homes and Duplexes, and Prohibit Fuel Gas in New Construction with Limited Exceptions; and Adopting Findings of Fact Supporting the Amendments to the Codes (CD)
Recommended Action – Waive further reading of the ordinance and refer to it by title only, and introduce the Ordinance
c. Master Fee Schedule
Resolutions Amending the City of San Rafael Master Fee Schedule to Adopt a Comprehensive Master Fee Update and Establishing an Annual CPI Increase with Max Annual Increase of 3%; Updating to the Affordable Housing In-Lieu Fee; and the Repeal of Resolutions Where Fees and Fee Methodology are Otherwise Referenced (Fin)
Recommended Action – Continued to a future City Council meeting
OTHER AGENDA ITEMS
6. Other Agenda Items:
a. Year-End Financial Statements and Related Audit Reports
Fiscal Year 2021-2022 Annual Financial Report; GANN Appropriations Limit; Memorandum on Internal Control; Report of Required Communications; and the Child Development Program Financial Report (Fin)
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/.
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