City Council – September 19, 2022

Sep 19 2022

SAN RAFAEL CITY COUNCIL - MONDAY, SEPTMBER 19, 2022

REGULAR MEETING AT 7:00 P.M.

In-Person:
San Rafael City Council Chambers
1400 Fifth Avenue, San Rafael, CA 94901

Participate Virtually:
Watch on Zoom Webinar: https://tinyurl.com/CC-2022-09-19
Watch on YouTube: www.youtube.com/cityofsanrafael
Listen by phone: (669) 900-9128
ID: 899-2635-9885
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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.

How to participate in the meeting in-person:
* Stay home if you are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms.
* Face coverings are recommended for attendees.
* Use the sign-in sheet (optional) which allows notification of potentially exposed individuals if contact tracing reveals COVID-19 transmission may have occurred in a given meeting.
* Attendance will be limited to 50 percent of room capacity (no more than 90 persons) and all in-person attendees should socially distance as recommended by public health authorities. If the Chambers are 50% occupied, please participate online instead or utilize the audio feed in the lobby.
* All attendees are encouraged to be fully vaccinated.

How to participate in the meeting virtually:

* 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 press *9 to raise your hand, and *6 to unmute yourself, then 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 – THIRD FLOOR CONFERENCE ROOM – 5:00 PM
Dial-in: (669) 444-9171, Meeting ID# 895-8038-9114#
1. Mayor Kate to announce Closed Session items.

CLOSED SESSION – THIRD FLOOR CONFERENCE ROOM – 5:00 PM
2. Closed Session

a. Conference with Legal Counsel--Anticipated Litigation
Significant Exposure to Litigation Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(d)(2): 1 case

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:

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 City Council Regular Meeting of September 6, 2022 (CC)
Recommended Action - Approve minutes as submitted
Minutes

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
Staff Report

c. Vacancies on San Rafael Boards and Commissions
Announcement of Vacancies on the Voter Approved Tax Oversight Committee (CC)
Recommended Action – Receive and file
Staff report

d. Agreement for Disbursement of Measure A Tax Proceeds and Measure A Work Plan for July 1, 2022 – June 30, 2023
Resolution Authorizing the City Manager to Execute an Agreement with the County of Marin for Disbursement of Measure A Tax Proceeds and Approving the Measure A Work Plan for July 1, 2022 - June 30, 2023 (LR)
Recommended Action – Adopt Resolution
Staff report

e. 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 $138,000 for the “Selective Traffic Enforcement Program” (“STEP”) Grant from October 1, 2022 Through September 30, 2023, 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

PUBLIC HEARING
5. Public Hearing:

a. “Streetaries” Outdoor Eating Areas Ordinance
Introduce an Adding Chapter 11.70 (“Streetaries” Outdoor Eating Areas) to Title 11 (Public Works) of the San Rafael Municipal Code; Amending Section 14.16.277 of Chapter 14.16 (Site Use and Regulations), Section 14.17.110 of Chapter 14.17 (Performance Standards), Section 14.05.020 of Chapter 14.05 (Commercial and Office Districts), Section 14.06.020 of Chapter 14.06 (Industrial Districts) and Section 14.08.020 of Chapter 14.08 (Marine District) of Title 14 (Zoning) of the San Rafael Municipal Code; and Amending Table 2.3.070.A (Use Table) of Chapter 9 (Downtown Form-Based Code) of the Downtown San Rafael Precise Plan Relating to Outdoor Eating Areas in the Public Right-of-Way (PW)
Recommended Action – Waive further reading and Introduce the Ordinance
Staff report

b. Boards & Commissions Updates
Resolution and Ordinance Changes to Existing City Boards and Commissions (CC):

i. Introduce an Ordinance of the City of San Rafael Amending Sections 2.16.030 Through 2.16.033 of the San Rafael Municipal Code Related to the Board of Library Trustees
Recommended Action – Waive further reading and Introduce the Ordinance

ii. Resolution Amending the Board of Library Trustees Bylaws
Recommended Action – Adopt Resolution

iii. Introduce an Ordinance of the City of San Rafael Amending Section 14.25.070 and Adding Sections 2.16.120 Through 2.16.122 of the San Rafael Municipal Code Related to the Design Review Board
Recommended Action – Waive further reading and Introduce the Ordinance

iv. Resolution Amending the Design Review Board Bylaws
Recommended Action – Adopt Resolution

v. Introduce an Ordinance of the City of San Rafael Amending Sections 2.16.010 Through 2.16.013 of the San Rafael Municipal Code Related to the Fire Commission
Recommended Action – Waive further reading and Introduce the Ordinance

vi. Resolution Amending the Fire Commission Bylaws
Recommended Action – Adopt Resolution
Staff report
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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September 15, 2022
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