AGENDA – REGULAR MEETING

    BELVEDERE CITY COUNCIL

MARCH 14, 2022, 6:30 P.M.

REMOTE MEETING


On March 3, 2020 Governor Newsom proclaimed a State of Emergency due to the COVID-19 pandemic that remains in effect.  This meeting will be held remotely consistent with Executive Order N-29-20 and Assembly Bill 361, modifying provisions of the Brown Act to allow remote meetings at the current time.  Members of the public are encouraged to participate remotely via Zoom or telephone pursuant to the information and link below. Public comment will be accepted during the meeting. The public may also submit comments in advance of the meeting by emailing the City Clerk at: clerk@cityofbelvedere.org. Please write “Public Comment” in the subject line. Comments submitted one hour prior to the commencement of the meeting will be presented to the City Council and included in the public record for the meeting. Those received after this time will be added to the record and shared with City Councilmembers after the meeting.


City of Belvedere is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. 

Topic: Belvedere Regular City Council Meeting

 Time: March 14, 2022, 6:30 P.M.

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COMMENTS ON AGENDA ITEMS BY MEMBERS OF THE AUDIENCE 

The audience will be given an opportunity to speak on each agenda item when it is called.  Upon being recognized by the Mayor, please 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.

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6:30 PM          CALL TO ORDER


OPEN FORUM                                                                                                        

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


REPORTS AND PRESENTATIONS      

1. City Council reports.
2. 
City Manager report.
3. 
Police Chief report.
4. 
Equity and Inclusion report presented by Dr. Ruben Kalra M.D.


CONSENT CALENDAR
The Consent Calendar consists of items that the City Council considers to be routine or has discussed previously and do not require further discussion.  Unless any item is specifically removed by any member of the City Council, staff, or the public, 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 public wishes to have an item removed, please raise your hand when called and indicate the item. 

5. Approve minutes of the February 14, 2022, regular meeting.
6. Approve minutes of the February 24, 2022, special meeting.
7. Approve warrants of January and February of 2022.
8. Adopt a Resolution to Continue Remote Public Meetings pursuant to Assembly Bill 361.    
9. Adopt a Resolution ratifying Lexipol Police Department Policy Manual updates.
10. Approve request from The Ranch Joint Recreation to hold a special event at Belvedere Community Park, including the use of amplified sound.
11. Adoption of an Ordinance Repealing Belvedere Municipal Code Chapter 8.08 “Garbage Collection and Disposal” and Replacing with “Solid Waste Collection and Disposal” in compliance with State law SB 1383.
12.  Waive Further Reading and Authorize Introduction and/or Adoption of Resolutions and Ordinances by Title Only.
       (Standard procedural item – no backup information provided).
13. Approve a Resolution of acceptance for a Public Utility Easement for the Golden Gate/Belvedere Undergrounding Utility District.


PUBLIC HEARING

14.  Introduction and first reading of an Ordinance Amending Belvedere Municipal Code by adding Chapter 9.80, “Parks and Community Center” regulating the use of Belvedere Parks and Community Center.
Staff Recommendation: Motion  Approve the first reading of the Ordinance. 


OTHER SCHEDULED ITEMS

15. Receive Fiscal Year 2021-22 Mid-Year Budget Review through January 31, 2022.
Staff Recommendation: Receive mid-year budget information.

16. 
Consider recommendation to adjust the Administrative Policy Manual to better define roles and responsibilities of various committees, and adopt the resolutions below:
    AA Resolutions amending section 6.1 of the Belvedere Administrative Policy to create rules for the establishment of Ad Hoc Committees of the Belvedere City Council, temporary and standing citizen advisory Committees and public Commission.
     B. A Resolution remaining and reorganizing the Parks and Open Space Committee and amending Section 6.2 of the Belvedere Administrative Policy Manual to set forth a new charter for the Parks and Open Spaces and Lane Committee. 
     C. A Resolution to amend the Belvedere Administrative Policy to add Section 6.4 setting forth the chart for the Belvedere Historic Preservation Committee. 
     D. A Resolution to amend the Belvedere Administrative policy Manual to add Section 6.3 setting four the charter for the Belvedere Traffic and Safety Committee.
Staff Recommendation: Approve the Resolutions
       *Late Correspondence: Updated March 14th, 2022 at 9:01 a.m.
               - Jean Bordon

17.
 
Consideration of request for funding for a Community Talent Showcase.
Staff Recommendation: Consider the request for funding for the Community Talent Showcase.


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:

  • Online at www.cityofbelvedere.org/archive.aspx
  • Belvedere City Hall, 450 San Rafael Avenue, Belvedere.  (Materials distributed to the City Council after the Thursday before the meeting 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) 435-3838.

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.

Posted: 3 10 2022