APRIL 13, 2020, 6:30 PM

On March 16, 2020, the Marin County Public Health Officer issued a legal shelter in place order. On March 31, 2020 the Marin County Public Health Officer issued an updated legal order directing all residents to shelter at their place of residence through May 3, 2020, except to perform Essential Activities. The March 31, 2020 Order prohibits the gathering of any number of people occurring outside a household unit, except for the limited purpose of participating in an Essential Activity. Additional information is available at 
This meeting is necessary so that the City of Belvedere can continue its business and is considered an Essential Activity. Consistent with Executive Orders No. 25-20 and No. 29-20 from the Executive Department of the State of California, the meeting will not be physically open to the public. Members of the City Council and staff will participate in this meeting remotely as permitted under said Executive Orders. 
As always, the public may submit comments in advance of the meeting by emailing the City Clerk at: 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. 
The meeting will be available to the public through Zoom video conference. Those who do not have access to Zoom may access the meeting by calling the number below. 

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Any member of the public who needs special accommodations to access the public meeting should email the City Clerk at, who will use her best efforts to provide assistance. 


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.

6:30 PM       CALL TO ORDER


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.


1.     City Council reports.

2.     City Manager reports.               a. Update on issues related to Covid-19.
3.     Fiscal Year 2019/20 Financial Update related to Covid-19.


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 March 9, 2020, regular meeting.

5. Approve minutes of the March 19, 2020, special meeting.

6. Approve warrants of March 2020. 

7. Declare the cost to provide Fire Protection and Emergency Services in Fiscal Year 2020-2021 will exceed $450,000.

8. Approve resolution allocating Road Repair and Accountability Act (SB 1) funds to be included in the 2020/21 Fiscal Year (FY) Capital Improvement Plan Budget.

9. Adjustment to Certain Planning Staff Positions and Compensation.

10. Resolution Confirming Emergency Order 20-1 Temporarily Suspending Residential Resale Report Inspections.


11. Adoption of a Resolution authorizing the Marin General Services  Authority (MGSA) to Collect Franchise and PEG Access Fees from Cable Television Providers and to Exercise All Powers and Functions Associated with the Digital Infrastructure and Video Competition Act; and

Introduction and First Reading of an Ordinance to Terminate the Marin Telecommunications Agency (MTA) by Repealing Belvedere Municipal Code chapter 13.12 “Telecommunications”.

12. Adoption of an Ordinance allowing administrative construction time limit extensions, and penalty waivers or reductions for projects delayed by the March 31, 2020 Marin County shelter in place order.  


13. Update on Efforts to Improve Storm Water Flow Near Intersection of Tiburon Boulevard and San Rafael Avenue. Discussion  and possible direction to staff. 


Staff reports and other materials distributed to the City Council are available for public inspection at the following locations:
Online at
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.

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 04/09/2020