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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 1/8/2019 1:00 PM Minutes status: Draft  
Meeting location: City Hall, Council Chamber 100 Santa Rosa Avenue Santa Rosa, CA 95404
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Not available  
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19-0034 12.1Closed Session - DrakeCC- Closed SessionCONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL - EXISTING LITIGATION (Paragraph (1) of subdivision (d) of Government Code Section 54956.9) Name of Case: Nicholle Vannucci, et al. v. County of Sonoma, et al. Court Case No. USDC Northern District of California Case No. 3:18-cv-01955-VC   Not available Not available
19-0003 13.1Downtown Specific Plan Update - Scope and VisioningCC- Study SessionDOWNTOWN STATION AREA SPECIFIC PLAN UPDATE - SCOPE AND VISIONING The City has initiated an update to the Downtown Station Area Specific Plan, which was originally adopted in 2007. This study session will provide the Planning Commission and the Council an opportunity to review the scope and vision of the update and to provide feedback to City staff.   Not available Not available
19-0004 15.1General Plan 2035 UpdateCC- Study SessionGENERAL PLAN 2035 UPDATE The General Plan expresses the City’s community vision and contains goals and policy that shape future housing and job development, foster healthy and resilient neighborhoods, protect and manage natural resources, and promote social and economic equity. The Santa Rosa General Plan 2035, which was adopted in November 2009, is in need of an update to address changes in State law, as well as changes in the community, since its adoption. While a limited scope update to address the State law changes would be sufficient, due to the recent focus on resiliency, housing, commercial and industrial uses and newly annexed land, among other issues, a comprehensive update to the General Plan is recommended.   Not available Not available
19-0023 19.1Fire Recovery RebuildCC- Staff BriefingFIRE RECOVERY AND REBUILD UPDATE This will be a standing item on the agenda. No action will be taken except for possible direction to staff.   Not available Not available
18-0257 113.1Draft Minutes 12/18/2018CC- MinutesDecember 18, 2018, Regular Meeting Minutes.   Not available Not available
18-0931 114.12018 Edward Byrne Memorial GrantCC- ConsentMOTION - APPROVAL OF THE 2018 EDWARD BYRNE MEMORIAL JUSTICE ASSISTANCE GRANT APPLICATION RECOMMENDATION: It is recommended by the Police Department that the Council, by motion, approve the application for the Edward Byrne Justice Assistance Grant Program that was made available for public comment for a period of 30 days; and authorize the Mayor to sign the required Certifications and Assurances.   Not available Not available
18-0901 114.2Second Amendment to F000656 IPS Group, INC.CC- Consent - ResolutionRESOLUTION - SECOND AMENDMENT TO GENERAL SERVICES AGREEMENT NO. F000656 WITH IPS GROUP, INC. - PARKING METER SERVICES AND SUPPLIES. RECOMMENDATION: It is recommended by the Finance Department that the Council, by resolution, approve the Second Amendment to General Services Agreement (GSA) F000656 with IPS Group, Inc., San Diego, California, to increase compensation by $600,000, for a total amount not to exceed $1,158,121.50. The additional funds will be used for additional parking meters, parking meter replacement parts, and communication and credit card fees.   Not available Not available
19-0011 114.3Tentative Map Extension Ordinance AdoptionCC- Consent - OrdinanceORDINANCE ADOPTION SECOND READING - ORDINANCE OF THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SANTA ROSA AMENDING TITLE 20 OF THE SANTA ROSA CITY CODE - ADDING SECTION 20-16.120, ONE-TIME, AUTOMATIC, 12 MONTH EXTENSION FOR TENTATIVE MAPS AND ASSOCIATED ENTITLEMENTS, TO ADDRESS HOUSING NEEDS WITHIN THE CITY FOLLOWING THE TUBBS AND NUNS FIRES OF OCTOBER 2017 - FILE NUMBER REZ18-012 RECOMMENDATION: This ordinance, introduced at the December 18, 2018, Regular Meeting by a 7-0-0 vote, amends City Code Chapter 20-16, Resilient City Development Measures, to add a one-time, automatic, 12-month extension to approved tentative maps and associated entitlements, to address housing needs within the City following the Tubbs and Nuns fires of October 2017.   Not available Not available
19-0002 116.1Downtown Specific Plan Update - Comm Engmt StrategyCC- ReportREPORT - COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT STRATEGY - DOWNTOWN STATION AREA SPECIFIC PLAN UPDATE BACKGROUND: On November 27, 2018, the City Council authorized the Mayor to sign a Professional Services Agreement with Dyett & Bhatia Urban and Regional Planners for preparation of the Downtown Station Area Specific Plan Update. Since that time City staff and Dyett & Bhatia have developed a Community Engagement Strategy for the project, the purpose of which is to ensure that effective, diverse communication occurs through a community-wide outreach and engagement program. RECOMMENDATION: It is recommended by the Planning and Economic Development Department that the Council, by motion, waive Council Policy 000-06 regarding appointments to Boards/Commissions/Committees, accept the Community Engagement Strategy for the Downtown Station Area Specific Plan Update, and authorize the Director of Planning and Economic Development to appoint members of the Community Advisory Committee as necessary.   Not available Not available
18-0890 117.1Density Bonus Ordinance UpdateCC- Public HearingPUBLIC HEARING - DENSITY BONUS ORDINANCE UPDATE BACKGROUND: The amendment would update the Santa Rosa Zoning Code Chapter 20-31 (Density Bonus and Other Developer Incentives) to: (1) to conform with recent amendments to the State density bonus law, as codified in Government Code Section 65915, which allows eligible housing development (five or more dwelling units) within the City to increase residential density by up to 35 percent density above the applicable maximum general plan land use density; (2) add provisions for a local supplemental density bonus that allows eligible housing development within the boundaries of the Downtown Station Area Specific Plan and North Santa Rosa Station Area Specific Plan areas within the City to increase residential density up to 100 percent above the applicable maximum general plan land use density; and (3) other procedural and administrative amendments, consistent with the State density bonus law, related to the definitions, review authorities, application requirements, review procedures, and findings. On October 25, 2018, following public hea   Not available Not available
19-0026 122.1Upcoming Meetings ListCC- Upcoming MeetingsUPCOMING MEETINGS LIST   Not available Not available