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City Council – October 4, 2021

Oct 4 2021

SAN RAFAEL CITY COUNCIL – MONDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2021

REGULAR MEETING AT 7:00 P.M.
Watch on Webinar: https://tinyurl.com/cc-2021-10-04
Watch on YouTube: www.youtube.com/cityofsanrafael
Listen by phone: (669) 900-9128
ID: 817-3692-0337#

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 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: 862-4798-8695# - 6:15 P.M.
1. Mayor Kate to announce Closed Session items.

CLOSED SESSION
2. Closed Session:

a. Conference with Labor Negotiators – Government Code Section 54957.6
Lead Negotiator: Timothy L. Davis (Burke, Williams & Sorensen)
Agency Designated Representatives: Jim Schutz, Cristine Alilovich, Robert Epstein, Nadine Hade, Sylvia Gonzalez, Susan Andrade-Wax, Catherine Quffa, Kelly Albrecht
Employee Organization: SEIU - Childcare

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
Correspondence

CITY MANAGER’S REPORT:
3. City Manager’s Report:

COUNCILMEMBER REPORTS:
(including AB 1234 Reports on Meetings and Conferences Attended at City Expense)
4. 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.

5. Consent Calendar Items:

a. Approval of Minutes
Approve Minutes of City Council / Successor Agency Regular Meeting of Monday, September 13, 2021, and Monday, September 20, 2021 (CC)
Recommended Action – Approve minutes as submitted
Minutes

b. Vacancies on San Rafael Boards and Commissions
Announcement of Vacancies on the Cannabis Industry Tax Oversight Committee and the Pickleweed Advisory Committee (CC)
Recommended Action – Receive and file
Staff report

c. Citizen of the Year 2021
Resolution of Appreciation to Recipient of The Richard P. O’Brien and Mary Ferrario O’Brien Citizen of the Year Award 2021 (CC)
Recommended Action – Adopt Resolution
Staff report
Staff report

d. 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

e. Office of Traffic Safety Grant Approval
Resolution Approving Use of State of California Office of Traffic Safety Grant Funds in the Amount of $105,000 for the “Selective Traffic Enforcement Program” (“STEP”) Grant from October 1, 2021 Through September 30, 2022, 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

f. City Council Appointments to Committees
Approve Revised City Council Appointments to Committees 2021 Appointing Maribeth Bushey and Eli Hill to the Ad Hoc Water Policy Committee (CC)
Recommended Action – Approve Appointments
Staff report

g. Job Classification and Compensation Adjustments – Update to Management Analyst Series and Adjust Senior Accounting Assistant Compensation
Resolution Approving the Following Personnel Classification and Compensation Adjustments: (HR)

i. Align the Management Analyst Series, such that There is a More Logical Progression When Promoting from a Management Analyst to the Senior Management Analyst Level
ii. Create a Senior Management Analyst I and II Job Specification
iii. Approve Adjustment to the Senior Accounting Assistant Salary by Adopting Change to the SEIU Salary Schedule
Recommended Action – Adopt Resolution
Staff report

SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS
6. Special Presentations:

a. Presentation of Resolution of Appreciation to Recipient of The Richard P. O’Brien and Mary Ferrario O’Brien Citizen of the Year Award 2021

b. Presentation of Proclamation for National Disability Awareness Month (CD)
Proclamation

c. Presentation of Proclamation for Fire Prevention Week (FD)
Proclamation

d. Presentation by Caltrans on the Harbor Bridge Project (PW)

OTHER AGENDA ITEMS
7. Other Agenda Items:

a. Resident Engagement
Informational Report on Findings from Interviews about Neighborhood & Resident Engagement in San Rafael (CM)
Recommended Action – Accept report
Staff report
Correspondence
Correspondence

b. Transit Center Relocation Draft Environmental Impact Report
Resolution Approving and Authorizing the Mayor to Sign a Letter to the Golden Gate Bridge, Highway & Transportation District Summarizing City Comments on the San Rafael Transit Center Relocation Project (SRTC) Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR); File P21-012 (PW)
Recommended Action – Adopt Resolution
Staff report
Correspondence

PUBLIC HEARING
8. Public Hearing:

a. Traffic Mitigation Fee (TMF) Increase – 2040 General Plan
Resolution to Update the Citywide Traffic Mitigation Fee as Recommended by the 2040 General Plan Report Titled “City of San Rafael Transportation Fee Nexus Report” (PW)
Recommended Action – Adopt Resolution
Staff report

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. 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.


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September 29, 2021
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Lindsay Lara,
City Clerk

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San Rafael, CA 94901
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Friday: By Appointment Only
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