SAN RAFAEL CITY COUNCIL – TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 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
Dial-in: (669) 900-9128, Meeting ID# 812-7652-1604
1. Mayor Kate to announce Closed Session items.
CLOSED SESSION – THIRD FLOOR CONFERENCE ROOM – 6:00 PM
2. Closed Session:
a. CONFERENCE WITH REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATORS
Property: 519 Fourth Street, San Rafael (APN 014-123-06)
Lead Negotiator: Jerry Ramiza, Burke, Williams and Sorensen
Agency Representatives: Cristine Alilovich, John Stefanski, Micah Hinkle, Alicia Guidice, Chris Hess
Negotiating parties: Seagull Prime Real Estate Fund and CRC Development LLC
Under negotiation: Price and terms of sale
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 August 21, 2023 (CC)
Recommended Action – Approve minutes as submitted
b. North San Rafael Pavement Maintenance Project
Award the Construction Agreement for the North San Rafael Pavement Maintenance Project to VSS International, Inc. in the Amount of $1,035,522 (PW)
Recommended Action – Award the construction agreement for the North San Rafael Pavement Maintenance Project to VSS International, Inc. in the amount of $1,035,522; authorize the City Manager to execute the construction agreement; and appropriate $1,190,000 for the agreement, including contingency funds of $154,478, from the Gas Tax Fund (206)
5. Special Presentations:
a. Proclamation Supporting National Suicide Prevention and Awareness Month (HR)
b. Proclamation Supporting Hispanic Heritage Month (HR)
c. Proclamation Supporting National Preparedness Month (FD)
OTHER AGENDA ITEMS:
6. Other Agenda Items:
a. Greenhouse Gas Emissions Report and Climate Action Priorities Update
i. San Rafael Greenhouse Gas Inventory Report (CM)
Recommended Action – Accept report
ii. 2023-2025 Two-Year Workplan Priorities Report (CM)
Recommended Action – Accept report
b. Electric Vehicle Strategy
Marin Countywide Electric Vehicle Acceleration Strategy and City of San Rafael Draft Workplan (CM)
Recommended Action – Accept report and provide feedback on the City of San Rafael’s Electric Vehicle Acceleration Strategy Draft Workplan
SAN RAFAEL SUCCESSOR AGENCY:
1. Consent Calendar: – None.
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