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AGENDA - REGULAR MEETING
BELVEDERE CITY COUNCIL
NOVEMBER 14, 2016, 6:30 P.M.
City Hall Council Chambers
450 San Rafael Avenue, Belvedere, California


 COMMENTS ON AGENDA ITEMS BY MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC

The public will be given an opportunity speak on each agenda item when it is called.  Upon being recognized by the Mayor, please state your name and address, and limit your oral statement to no more than three minutes.  The Council welcomes comments and questions raised by interested citizens but typically does not respond during the comment period.


6:30 PM     CALL TO ORDER
                    PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE


1.     Interview applicant for open position on the Belvedere-Tiburon Library Agency Board.


 OPEN FORUM
This is an opportunity for any citizen to briefly address the City Council on any matter that does not appear in this agenda.  Upon being recognized by the Mayor, please state your name, address, and limit your oral statement to no more than three minutes.  Matters that appear to warrant a more lengthy presentation or Council consideration will be agendized for further discussion at a later meeting.


REPORTS & PRESENTATIONS

2.     City Council Reports.

3.     City Manager Reports.


 CONSENT CALENDAR
The Consent Calendar consists of items that the City Council considers to be non-controversial.  Unless any item is specifically removed by any member of the City Council, staff, or audience, the Consent Calendar will be adopted by one motion.  Items removed will be considered in the sequence as they appear below.  If any member of the audience wishes to have an item removed, please step to the microphone, state your name, and indicate the item.

4.     Approve minutes of the October 10, 2016, regular City Council meeting.

5.    
Approve warrants of October 2016.

6.    
Approve resolution directing City Manager to execute a grant agreement with the California State Department of Water Resources for the Belvedere Lagoon Coastal Levee System Evaluation.

7.    
Approval of employment agreement with Beth A. Pollard for Interim City Manager Services.

8.    
Approve revocable license for private improvements in the public right-of-way in front of 304 Golden Gate Avenue. Property Owner: Robert and Jody Harris.

9.    
Approve revocable license for private improvements in the public right-of-way in front of 432 Golden Gate Avenue. Property Owner: Sakura Investments, LLC.

10.   
Approve revocable license for private improvements in the public right-of-way in front of 19 Tamalpais Avenue. Property Owner: Min U. Yoon and Leslie M. Kennedy.

11.   
Approve revocable license for private improvements in the public right-of-way in front of 17 Windward Road. Property Owner: Michele Marie Lepine Living Trust.


PUBLIC HEARINGS

12.    Appeal of a Planning Commission decision of October 18, 2016, to approve Design Review, Demolition, Exception to Total Floor Area and four Variance applications for a garage, deck addition and addition to the existing residence at 2 Fern Avenue. Appellant: Geoffrey Strage, 140 Bella Vista Avenue. Property Owners: Gerry and Suzanne Morgan.
Staff recommendation: That the City Council deny the appeal and uphold the decision of the Planning Commission.



OTHER SCHEDULED ITEMS

13.    Introduction and first reading of an ordinance adopting by reference the latest editions of the State fire codes.
Staff recommendation: Approve introduction of the ordinance.


14.   
Introduction and first reading of an ordinance adopting by reference the latest editions of the State construction codes.
Staff recommendation: Approve introduction of the ordinance.


15.   
Review of Stetson Engineers Inc.’s October 2016 hydraulic study of the Rock Hill Drainage G near San Rafael Avenue and Tiburon Boulevard.
Staff recommendation: Direct staff to work with the Town of Tiburon and the property owner of 6 San Rafael Avenue to develop a project scope and cost sharing agreement for a permanent drainage solution with a 100-year flood capacity.


16.    Review current year strategy proposed for Richardson Bay Regional Agency (RBRA), consider proposed budget amendment and provide direction to the City representative.
Staff recommendation: Approve increa
sed contribution to RBRA in FY2016/17; provide feedback to City representative (Vice Mayor Winter).


17.   
Consider changes to the City Tree Ordinance, Belvedere Municipal Code Chapter 8.28.
Staff recommendation: Discuss the current ordinance and provide direction to staff on changes.


18.   
Discussion on next steps regarding deer in Belvedere.
Staff recommendation: Staff seeks additional information as to what additional information is needed or questions answered on this topic and when the Council would like to schedule this matter for deliberation and action.


19.   
Consider appointment to the Belvedere-Tiburon Library Agency Board.
Staff recommendation: Discuss applicant and make an appointment.



ADJOURN




 NOTICE: WHERE TO VIEW AGENDA MATERIALS
Staff reports and other materials distributed to the City Council are available for public inspection at the following locations:
>    Belvedere City Hall, 450 San Rafael Avenue, Belvedere.
       (Materials distributed to the City Council after the agenda packet is published are available
       for public inspection at this location only.)
>    Belvedere-Tiburon Library, 1501 Tiburon Boulevard, Tiburon.
To request automatic mailing of agenda materials, please contact the City Clerk at 415/435-8913.

NOTICE: AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT
The following accommodations will be provided upon request to persons with a disability; agendas and/or agenda packet materials in alternate formats and special assistance needed to attend or participate in this meeting.  Please make your request at the Office of the City Clerk or by calling 415/435-3838.  Whenever possible, please make your request four working days in advance.

 


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450 San Rafael Ave.
Belvedere, CA 94920-2336
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