PURSUANT TO GOVERNMENT CODE SECTION 54953(e) AND THE RECOMMENDATION OF THE HEALTH OFFICER OF THE COUNTY OF SONOMA, CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS WILL BE PARTICIPATING CITY COUNCIL MEETINGS EITHER VIA ZOOM WEBINAR OR IN-PERSON, SOCIALLY DISTANCED, IN THE COUNCIL CHAMBER AT 100 SANTA ROSA AVENUE. Go to srcity.org/VirtualParticipation for more information on virtual meeting public participation. If you have any additional questions, please contact Stephanie Williams at cityclerk@srcity.org.

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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 8/13/2019 2:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: City Hall, Council Chamber 100 Santa Rosa Avenue Santa Rosa, CA 95404
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19-0514 12.1PB InterviewsCC- AppointmentThe Council will interview applicants for the Personnel Board’s three At-Large vacancies and two Labor Representative vacancies.table  Action details Not available
19-0568 13.1Closed SessionCC- Closed SessionCONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL - ANTICIPATED LITIGATION Initiation of litigation pursuant to paragraph (4) of subdivision (d) of Government Code Section 54956.9: one potential case Robert Martin et. Al. v. The City of Boise United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, Case No. 15-35845 Request for Amicus support for City of Boise’s Petition for Writ of Certiorari to the United States Supreme CourtNo action was taken by the City Council  Action details Not available
19-0586 14.1Study Session - GP Update Work PlanCC- Study SessionGENERAL PLAN UPDATE WORK PLAN Joint Planning Commission and Council study session to review the proposed General Plan Update Request for Proposal (RFP) including the scope of work to complete a comprehensive update of the Santa Rosa 2035 General Plan.received and filed  Action details Video Video
19-0576 18.1Fire 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.received and filedPass Action details Video Video
19-0351 19.1CA 2nd Qtr 2019 ReportCC- CMO/CAO ReportQUARTERLY REPORT OF SETTLEMENTS AND ACTIVE LITIGATION The City Attorney will report on settlements over $50,000 within the second quarter of 2019 (04/01/2019 -06/30/2019) as well as provide a summary of pending litigation against the City.received and filedPass Action details Video Video
19-0623 112.1Draft Minutes 07/23/2019CC- MinutesJuly 23, 2019, Regular Meeting Minutes.Approved as submitted.  Action details Video Video
19-0565 115.1Housing Discrimination OrdinanceCC- ReportREPORT - AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF SANTA ROSA AMENDING THE SANTA ROSA CITY CODE ADDING A NEW CHAPTER 10-46, HOUSING ANTI-DISCRIMINATION CODE BACKGROUND: Santa Rosa is experiencing a housing crisis exacerbated by the wildfire disaster in 2017. The City Council adopted a Comprehensive Housing Strategy under its Tier 1 Goals, including the adoption of a local ordinance prohibiting rental housing discrimination against people using rental subsidies issued through government and non-profit agencies. Rental housing subsidies are intended to increase affordable housing opportunities by making market-rate housing affordable to qualifying families. The Santa Rosa Housing Authority (SRHA) administers Housing Choice Vouchers for approximately 2,000 households in the City; the Council has funded rental assistance through Rapid Rehousing and similar programs. Households who have rental assistance under these programs have difficulty finding landlords who are willing to accept the subsidy; SRHA reports that in the last year 61% of the households who were issued vouchers were able to ucontinuePass Action details Video Video
19-0520 116.1Preferential Parking Permit ProgramCC- Public HearingPUBLIC HEARING - PREFERENTIAL PARKING PERMIT PROGRAM BACKGROUND: Parking has become constrained on certain streets in the West End making it difficult for residents, employees and customers to find parking. Some business owners have asked the City to offer preferential parking permits that would allow employees of eligible businesses to park on the street in designated areas, beyond the posted time limit. RECOMMENDATION: It is recommended by the Finance Department that the Council: 1) introduce an ordinance adding Chapter 11-26 Preferential Parking to the City Code, to establish an on-street employee permit program; and 2) by resolution, adopt the revised Schedule of Parking User Fees.approvedPass Action details Video Video
19-0588 116.2Santa Rosa Fire Department Annual Weed Abatement Program ReportCC- Public HearingPUBLIC HEARING - SANTA ROSA FIRE DEPARTMENT ANNUAL WEED ABATEMENT PROGRAM REPORT BACKGROUND: Santa Rosa City Code section, Chapter 9.08 requires a public hearing to hear objections to the cost of weeds and/or rubbish abatement. The City Council grants or overrules such protests. The City Council, by resolution, may confirm the itemized report of the costs of abatement. The City Council authorizes the Santa Rosa Fire Department, County Auditor and Tax Collector to enact a special assessment as a lien upon respective parcels subject to the Weed and Rubbish Abatement Program. RECOMMENDATION: It is recommended by the Santa Rosa Fire Department that the Council, by resolution, ratify and confirm the itemized report of the Fire Department of the cost of weed and rubbish abatement as provided for in Sections 9-08.020, 9-08.080, and 9-08.090 of the Santa Rosa City Code.approvedPass Action details Video Video
19-0584 121.1Upcoming Meetings ListCC- Upcoming MeetingsUPCOMING MEETINGS LISTreceived and filed  Action details Not available