AGENDA – REGULAR MEETING
BELVEDERE CITY COUNCIL
APRIL 12, 2021
5:30 P.M. CLOSED SESSION
6:30 P.M. OPEN SESSION
REMOTE MEETING

COVID-19 ADVISORY NOTICE
Due to Covid concerns and consistent with State Executive Orders No. 25-20 and No. 29-20, the meeting will not be physically open to the public. Members of the City Council and staff will participate in this meeting remotely. 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.

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Topic: Belvedere Regular City Council Meeting
 Time: April 12, 2021, 5:30 P.M.
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       AGENDA – REGULAR MEETING
BELVEDERE CITY COUNCIL
APRIL 12, 2021
5:30 P.M. CLOSED SESSION
6:30 P.M. OPEN SESSION
VIA REMOTE ZOOM MEETING

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 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.
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5:30 PM           CALL TO ORDER

PUBLIC COMMENT ON CLOSED SESSION AGENDA ITEM
ADJOURN TO CLOSED 
                                                        

CLOSED SESSION
1A. Significant exposure to litigation pursuant to Government Code section 54956.9(d)(2): (One potential case) Claims filed by Yema Khalif and Hawi Awash on January 25, 2021, on file with the City Clerk's Office.
1B.  Significant exposure to litigation pursuant to Government Code section 54956.9(d)(2) and (e)(1): (One potential case).

6:30 PM          RECONVENE IN OPEN SESSION 

                                                            

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 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 may be agendized for further discussion at a later meeting.

REPORTS AND PRESENTATIONS                                                

2.  City Council reports.

3.  City Manager report.
4. Police Department quarterly 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.

5. Approve minutes of the March 8, 2021 regular meeting. 

6.  Approve warrants of March 2021.
7. Declare the cost to provide Fire Protection and Emergency Services in Fiscal Year 2021-2022 will exceed $450,000.
8. Approve resolution allocating Road Repair and Accountability Act (SB1) funds to be included in the 2021/22 Fiscal Year (FY) Capital Improvement Plan Budget. 
9. Second Reading of Ordinance Amendment to Belvedere Municipal Code Chapter 20.04, Design Review, adding Section 20.04.200 regarding Analysis of “Substantial Improvement” for Floodplain Regulation Purposes; and Adopt Resolution Amending Administrative Policy Manual, Section 14.7 Administration of Substantial Improvement Requirements for Projects within Designated Floodplains.

PUBLIC HEARING
10. Consider recommendations by the Belvedere Historic Preservation Committee and the Planning Commission to designate 308 Golden Gate Avenue a City of Belvedere Historic Property, pursuant to Title 21 of the Belvedere Municipal Code.

11.Introduction and first reading of an Ordinance of the City of Belvedere removing and replacing section 10.36.200 of chapter 10.36 “stopping, standing, and parking” of the Belvedere Municipal Code regarding 72-hour parking rule.

OTHER SCHEDULED ITEMS                                                 
12. First reading of a resolution for the period of July 1, 2020, through June 30, 2023, ratifying a memorandum of understanding between the City and the Belvedere Peace Officers Association (BPOA) establishing salary and benefits for those personnel
Staff recommendation: Review and approve first reading of the resolution establishing salaries and benefits for BPOA employees. Pursuant to Belvedere Administrative Policy 20.5.2, the resolution will also appear on the May 10, 2021, regular City Council agenda for final approval.

13. Adoption of a Pension Funding Policy, including creation of a 115 Pension Trust, various revisions to the Administrative Policy Manual, and a budget amendment for the 2020/21 Fiscal Year.

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.)

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: 4/07/2021
Amended: 4/08/2021