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ANNOTATED AGENDA - REGULAR MEETING
BELVEDERE CITY COUNCIL
JUNE 12, 2017, 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
                   
Meeting was called to order at 6:33 PM and immediately adjourned to conduct
              the Annual Meeting of the Belvedere Public Financing Corporation.


             
Council Present: Kemnitzer, McAuliffe, McCaskill, Winter, and Mayor Campbell
              Council Absent: None


6:30 PM     ADJOURN TO CONDUCT ANNUAL MEETING OF THE BELVEDERE PUBLIC
                   
FINANCING CORPORATION IN COUNCIL CHAMBERS
                   
Minutes of the Annual meeting of the Belvedere Public Financing Corporation
              were approved and the Public Financing Corporation meeting was adjourned.



6:35 PM     RECONVENE REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING IN OPEN SESSION
                    PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

                        The regular Council Meeting was reconvened in Council Chambers.
              Mayor Campbell lead the pledge of allegiance.


 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.

One speaker from the public.


REPORTS & PRESENTATIONS

1.     City Council Reports.
Council Members Kemnitzer, Winter, and McAuliffe gave reports.

2.     City Manager Reports.
City Manager Middleton gave a report.


 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.

The Consent Calendar was approved in one motion:

3.     Approve minutes of the May 8, 2017, regular City Council meeting. - minutes approved.

4.     Approve warrants of May 2017. - warrants approved.

5.     Adopt resolution approving amended job description and salary and compensation for the position of Administrative Services Manager (first heard May 8, 2017). - resolution adopted.

6.    
Approve response to Marin County Civil Grand Jury Report, “Overcoming Barriers to Housing Affordability.” - Grand Jury response approved.

7.    
Approve response to Marin County Civil Grand Jury Report, “Marin’s Retirement Health Care Benefits: The Money Still Isn’t There.” - Grand Jury response approved.

8.    
Adopt resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute a grant agreement with the California Department of Water Resources for Belvedere Lagoon Coastal Levee System Evaluation Project. - resolution adopted.


 INDIVIDUAL CONSENT CALENDAR ITEMS
Individual Consent Calendar Items are considered non-controversial but require individual motions for approval due to necessary recusals.

The individual consent calendar was approved with an individual motion.

9.     Approve revocable license for private improvements in the public right-of-way in front of 218 Bayview Avenue. Property Owner: Michael and Anna Rzendzian. - revocable license approved.


PUBLIC HEARINGS

10.    Appeal of a Planning Commission decision made on May 16, 2017, to approve Design Review, Demolition, and Exception to Total Floor Area for a new three (3) car garage and exterior alterations to the main residence for the property located at 339 Golden Gate Avenue. Appellant: Barbara Roberts. Property Owner: Golden Gate Belvedere, LLC.
Staff recommendation: That the City Counc
il deny the appeal and uphold the decision of the Planning Commission.

Council conducted the public hearing and unanimously approved a resolution denying the appeal.

11.   
Consider resolution levying a special tax for fire and emergency medical services and fixing the rates thereof for Fiscal Year 2017-2018.
Staff recommendation: Conduct the public hearing and thereafter adopt resolution establishing assessment.

Council conducted the public hearing and unanimously approved the resolution levying a special tax for fire and emergency medical services and fixing the rates thereof for the FY2017-18.

12.   
Consider resolution approving the City of Belvedere Annual Operating and Capital Budget for Fiscal Year 2017-2018 and the Five-Year Capital Plan.
Staff recommendation: Conduct the public hearing and thereafter adopt resolution appropriating funds for the 2017-2018 Fiscal Year.

Council conducted the public hearing and unanimously approved the resolution adopting the FY2017-18 Annual Operating Budget and Five-Year Capital Plan.

13.   
Consider resolution amending the City of Belvedere Master Schedule of Fees, Charges, and Application Fees.
Staff recommendation: Adopt re
solution approving the Master Schedule.

Council conducted the public hearing and unanimously approved the resolution amending the City of Belvedere Master Schedule of Fees, Charges, and Application Fees.


OTHER SCHEDULED ITEMS

14.    Consideration of the Belvedere Finance Committee’s recommendation regarding paying off the City’s unfunded pension liability (Continued from April 11, 2017).
Staff recommendation: Adopt a resolution authorizing and directing the City Manager to negotiate an agreement to effect the pre-funding of the City’s current unfunded pension liability.

Council adopted a resolution authorizing and directing the City Manager to negotiate an agreement to effect the pre-funding of the City's current unfunded pension liability.

15.   
Consider financial contribution to fund westbound Tiburon Boulevard widening project to relieve traffic congestion at the Highway 101 interchange.
Staff recommendation: Authorize a cost-sharing contribution of up to $15,000 to help fund permits and design for the Tiburon Boulevard joint improvement project.

Council authorized a contribution of up to $15,000 to help fund the permits and design for the Tiburon Boulevard widening project to relieve traffic congestion at the Highway 101 interchange.

ADJOURN
The meeting was adjourned at 8:32 PM.



 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
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