SAN RAFAEL CITY COUNCIL – MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2023
REGULAR MEETING AT 7:00 P.M.
San Rafael City Council Chambers
1400 Fifth Avenue, San Rafael, CA 94901
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OPEN SESSION – THIRD FLOOR CONFERENCE ROOM – 6:00 PM
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1. Mayor Kate to announce Closed Session items.
CLOSED SESSION – THIRD FLOOR CONFERENCE ROOM – 6:00 PM
2. Closed Session:
a. CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL – EXISTING LITIGATION
Government Code section 54956.9(d)(1): 1 case
1. Shaleeta Boyd, et al. v. City of San Rafael, et al. (U.S. District Court, N.D. Cal., Case No. 23-cv-04085-EMC)
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 Regular City Council Meeting of September 5, 2023 (CC)
Recommended Action – Approve minutes as submitted
b. Second Amendment to Cooperation Agreement with County of Marin for Grant Programs
Authorize Execution of a Second Amendment to the City’s Cooperation Agreement with the County of Marin for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and Home Programs (CD)
Recommended Action – Authorize Execution of a Second Amendment to the City’s Cooperation Agreement with the County of Marin for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and Home Programs
c. Office of Traffic Safety Grant Approval
Resolution Accepting the State of California Office of Traffic Safety “Traffic Records Improvement Project” Grant Funds in the Amount of $12,900, and Authorizing the City Manager to Execute a Grant Agreement (PD)
Recommended Action – Adopt Resolution
d. Downtown Library Modernization Project Agreement Amendment
Approve and Authorize the City Manager to Execute a First Amendment to the Professional Services Agreement with Noll & Tam Architects for Architectural, Engineering and Interior Design Services Associated with the Downtown Library Modernization Project, for a Total Amount Not to Exceed $391,731, and to Extend the Term of the Contract by An Additional Twelve Months (LR)
Recommended Action – Approve and Authorize the City Manager to Execute a First Amendment to the Professional Services Agreement with Noll & Tam Architects for Architectural, Engineering and Interior Design Services Associated with the Downtown Library Modernization Project, for a Total Amount Not to Exceed $391,731, and to Extend the Term of the Contract by An Additional Twelve Months
5. Special Presentations:
a. Youth Art Exhibit in City Hall – Fair Housing for All (LR)
OTHER AGENDA ITEMS:
6. Other Agenda Items:
a. Permit Improvement Program & Customer Satisfaction Survey
Marin Builders Association & Marin Economic Forum Permit Improvement Program – Phase II Report (CD)
Recommended Action – Accept report
b. Fiscal Year 2022-2023 Year-End Budget Amendments
Resolution Adopting Amendments to the City of San Rafael Budget for Fiscal Year 2022-2023 for the Purpose of Confirming Authorized Appropriations and Transfers (Fin)
Recommended Action – Adopt Resolution
SAN RAFAEL SUCCESSOR AGENCY:
1. Consent Calendar: – None.
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