AGENDA – REGULAR MEETING

BELVEDERE CITY COUNCIL

AUGUST 8, 2022, 6:30 P.M.

TELECONFERENCE 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 teleconference 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. The Council will take public comment by email or by speaking at the meeting.  Members of the public are entitled to provide public comment once on each agenda item when it is called.  Those who wish to comment on an agenda item during the meeting should use the “raise hand” function or should write “I wish to make a public comment” in the chat section.  If you have called into the meeting and wish to speak, please press *9.   Council will not entertain comments made in the chat function.  Upon being recognized by the Mayor, please limit your oral statement to no more than three minutes.  

 

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. 

 

 

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Topic: Belvedere Regular City Council Meeting

 Time: August 8, 2022, 6:30 P.M.

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COMMENTS ON AGENDA ITEMS BY MEMBERS OF THE AUDIENCE 

Members of the public are encouraged to participate remotely via Zoom or telephone. The Council will take public comment by email or by speaking at the meeting.  Members of the public are entitled to provide public comment once  on each agenda item when it is called.  Those who wish to comment on  an agenda item during the meeting should use the “raise hand” function or should write “I wish to make a public comment” in the chat section.   If you have called into the meeting and wish to speak, please press *9.  Council will not entertain comments made in the chat function.  Upon being recognized by the Mayor, please limit your oral statement to no more than three minutes.  The Council welcomes comments 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 placed on the agenda for further discussion at a later meeting.



REPORTS AND PRESENTATIONS
1.    City Council reports.
2.    City Manager report.
3.    Presentation of the City of Belvedere Spotlight Award to Mauricio Avila of Mill Valley Refuse Service.
4.    Presentation by the Ranch Director Jessica Hotchkiss providing an update on the Ranch.
5.    Interviews of the following applicants for an appointment to the Finance Committee:
          -Will Lyon
          -Stephen Roulac


CONSENT CALENDAR
The Consent Calendar consists of items that the City Council considers to be routine, or Council 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.
6.    Approve minutes of the July 11, 2022, regular meeting.
7.    Approve warrants for June 2022.
8.    Adopt a Resolution approving an amendment to the Memorandum of Understanding for the Miscellaneous Employee Group providing a 1% Cost of Living salary increase for the 2022-2023 Fiscal Year.
9.    Adopt a Resolution approving an amendment to the Memorandum of Understanding for the Police Employee Group providing a 1% Cost of Living salary increase for the 2022-23 Fiscal Year.
10.  Adopt a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute an Amendment to the City’s Professional Services Agreement with MIG, Inc. to increase the not to exceed limit of the Agreement.
11.  
Adopt an Ordinance of the City Council of the City of Belvedere amending the Belvedere Municipal Code by Amending Title 2, Chapter 2.28 “Planning Commission."
12.  Approve the response to Marin County Civil Grand Jury Report regarding a Countywide Approach to Electrifying Marin County Buildings.
       -Correspondence
            * Carolyn Lund
13.  Appoint Larry Binkley to the Marin County Commission on Aging.
14.  
Adopt a Resolution Authorizing the Continuation of Teleconference Public Meetings Pursuant to Government Code section 54953(e) (Assembly Bill 361).
15.  Waive Further Reading and Authorize Introduction and/or Adoption of Resolutions and Ordinances by Title Only (Standard procedural item – no backup information provided).


INDIVIDUAL CONSENT CALENDAR
Individual Consent Calendar Items are considered non-controversial but require individual motions for approval due to necessary recusals.
16.  Authorize the City to enter into a Mills Act Agreement for the property at 428 Golden Gate Avenue, as recommended by the Historic Preservation Committee The Mills Act is a tax abatement program for the purposes of historic preservation. CEQA status: Categorically exempt pursuant to Section 15331. Property Owner: Shawn and Debbie Bennett. 
17.  Approve a revocable license for proposed private improvements on the City tide lot “The Strip” for the property located at 310 Beach Road, as recommended by the Planning Commission.
         -Correspondence
                *Jean Bordon


PUBLIC HEARING
18.  Adoption of a Resolution amending the City’s Master Schedule of Fees, Charges & Application Fees.
Staff recommendation: Adopt the Resolution.


OTHER SCHEDULED ITEMS
19.  Discussion and possible action on the Construction Impact Committee draft report.
Staff recommendation: Review and discuss the findings of the Construction Impact Committee and provide staff with direction with respect to specific recommendations of the Committee. 
        -Correspondence 
                 *Linda Bine
                 *Susan Cluff
             *Wendy Miller

20.  Adopt a Resolution establishing a Citizens' Advisory Committee for the Protect Belvedere Project
Staff recommendation: Adopt the Resolution.

 21.  Appoint a voting delegate and alternate for the League of California Cities’ Annual Conference.
Staff recommendation: Appoint a voting delegate and alternate.


22. Discussion of and Possible Action to Appoint a Member to the Finance Committee.

Staff recommendation: Appoint one applicant to the Finance Committee. 

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: 8/5/2022