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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 10/1/2019 12:30 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: City Hall, Council Chamber 100 Santa Rosa Avenue Santa Rosa, CA 95404
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19-0778 12.1Closed Session - Vannucci (homeless)CC- 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]No action was taken by the City CouncilPass Action details Video Video
19-0302 12.2City Attorney EvaluationCC- Closed SessionPUBLIC EMPLOYEE - EVALUATION OF PERFORMANCE (Government Code Section 54957(b)) Title: City AttorneyNo action was taken by the City CouncilPass Action details Video Video
19-0643 12.3CA EmploymentCC- Closed SessionCONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORS (Government Code Section 54957.6) Agency Designated Representatives: Mayor Tom Schwedhelm Unrepresented Employee: City AttorneyNo action was taken by the City Council  Action details Video Video
19-0711 13.1Fir Ridge SSCC- Study SessionAMENDMENT TO MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING (MOU) BETWEEN THE CITY OF SANTA ROSA AND SANTA ROSA CITY SCHOOLS TO ALLOW ALTERNATIVES TO CONSTRUCTION OF AFFORDABLE HOUSING OR SCHOOL FACILITIES ON FIR RIDGE DRIVE, LOT “F” (APN 173-620-030) The City of Santa Rosa ("City") and Santa Rosa City Schools ("District"), are parties to an Agreement regarding development of the Fir Ridge site ("Site"), located in the City of Santa Rosa (APN 173-620-030). Pursuant to the original subdivision approvals, the Site is designated for development of either an elementary school or low and/or moderate-income housing. In 2016, Council approved a Memorandum of Understanding (“MOU”) to extend the term of the Agreement to allow the District until June 30, 2020, to commence construction of affordable housing for lower income District employees on the Site or sell the Site to a third party for construction of affordable units. The MOU provides that, in the event the District fails to meet this deadline, the Agreement shall terminate and the District shall transfer title of the Site to the City to enable the Cireceived and filed  Action details Video Video
19-0695 17.1Fire 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 filed  Action details Video Video
19-0679 16.1Domestic Violence Awareness MonthCC- ProclamationPROCLAMATION - DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AWARENESS MONTHpresented  Action details Video Video
19-0742 16.2Active Aging WeekCC- ProclamationPROCLAMATION - ACTIVE AGING WEEKpresented  Action details Video Video
19-0749 16.3Fire Prevention WeekCC- ProclamationPROCLAMATION - FIRE PREVENTION WEEKpresented  Action details Video Video
19-0708 110.2.1SCM&CMA Letters of Interest NBD LOCC Exec BoardCC- Mayor/Council Member ReportThe City Council will, by motion, provide direction to the Mayor regarding letters of interest received for appointment to the following vacancies, which will be made by the Board of Directors of the Sonoma County Mayors’ and Councilmembers’ Association at its meeting on October 10, 2019: (1) North Bay Division, League of California Cities Executive Board, one position. Term expires two years from appointment. · Letter received from Susan Harvey, City of Cotati (withdrawn 9/25/2019) · Letter received from Mike Healy, City of PetalumanominatedPass Action details Video Video
19-0772 110.3.1Matter from Council - Revising Council Vacancy PolicyCC- Matters from CouncilREQUEST FOR AGENDA ITEM TO CONSIDER REVISING COUNCIL POLICY 000-23, PROCEDURE FOR FILLING COUNCIL VACANCIES BACKGROUND: At the September 24, 2019 City Council Meeting, Council Member Combs requested a future agenda item to consider revising Council Policy 000-23 - PROCEDURE FOR FILLING COUNCIL VACANCIES. Council Member Tibbetts concurred with the request.directed staff toFail Action details Video Video
19-0759 111.1Draft Minutes 09/10/2019CC- MinutesSeptember 10, 2019, Regular Meeting Minutes.Approved as submitted.  Action details Video Video
19-0680 112.1PSA for Investment Advisory Services wtih PFMCC- Consent - ResolutionRESOLUTION - PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AGREEMENT FOR INVESTMENT ADVISORY SERVICES WITH PFM ASSET MANAGEMENT LLC. RECOMMENDATION: It is recommended by the Chief Financial Officer that the Council, by resolution, approve a Professional Services Agreement with PFM Asset Management LLC, San Francisco, CA, for a five-year duration, calculated on the value of assets managed, in an amount not to exceed $1,500,000. The purpose of this agreement is to provide investment advisory services to the City.adoptedPass Action details Not available
19-0715 112.2UFO A/V Design-Build to PCD Inc.CC- Consent - ResolutionRESOLUTION - CONTRACT AWARD - DESIGN-BUILD FOR AUDIO/VISUAL SYSTEM AT UTILITIES FIELD OPERATIONS BUILDING RECOMMENDATION: It is recommended by the Information Technology and Finance Departments, that the Council, by resolution, award a Design-Build Contract, Number F001997, to PCD, Inc., Santa Rosa, California, for the removal of the existing audio/visual (A/V) system, to deliver the design-build plan of a new system, and provide installation of the new system at the Utilities Field Operations (UFO) building at 35 Stony Point Road, for a total amount not to exceed $412,191.84. The replacement of the A/V system is to meet current and future meeting needs and will utilize the most current technology and design to improve the meeting experience and increase usability for ADA purposes.adoptedPass Action details Not available
19-0728 112.3Amendment to City Classification and Salary PlanCC- Consent - ResolutionRESOLUTION - AMENDMENT TO THE CITY CLASSIFICATION AND SALARY PLAN CREATING THE CLASSIFICATION OF STORM WATER AND CREEKS MANAGER AND RECLASSIFYING ONE VACANT SUPERVISING ENGINEER POSITION TO STORM WATER AND CREEKS MANAGER RECOMMENDATION: It is recommended by the Human Resources Department that the Council, by resolution, amend the City’s Classification and Salary Plan to create a new classification of Storm Water and Creeks Manager and reclassify one Supervising Engineer position, to Storm Water and Creeks Manger in the Water Department.adoptedPass Action details Not available
19-0752 112.44200 and 4224 Sonoma Hwy RezoningCC- Consent - OrdinanceORDINANCE ADOPTION SECOND READING - ORDINANCE OF THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SANTA ROSA PREZONING THE PROPERTIES LOCATED AT 4200 AND 4224 SONOMA HIGHWAY, ALSO IDENTIFIED AS ASSESSOR’S PARCEL NOS. 032-010-023 AND 032-010-005, RESPECTIVELY, TO THE CG (GENERAL COMMERCIAL) ZONING DISTRICT; FILE NO. PRJ18-050 RECOMMENDATION: This ordinance, introduced at the September 24, 2019, Regular Meeting by a (6-0-1) vote (Council Member Tibbetts absent), rezones the properties located at 4200 and 4224 Sonoma Highway to the CG (General Commercial) Zoning District.adoptedPass Action details Not available
19-0188 112.5Housing Anti-Discrimination Ordinance AdoptionCC- Consent - OrdinanceORDINANCE ADOPTION SECOND READING - ORDINANCE OF THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SANTA ROSA AMENDING THE SANTA ROSA CITY CODE ADDING A NEW CHAPTER 10-46, HOUSING ANTI-DISCRIMINATION CODE RECOMMENDATION: This ordinance, introduced and amended at the September 24, 2019, Regular Meeting by a (5-1-0-1) vote (Council Member Sawyer voted no, Council Member Tibbetts abstained), adds Chapter 10-46 to the Santa Rosa City Code prohibiting rental housing discrimination based on source of income, including Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers, HUD VASH Vouchers, and other rent subsidies.to waive reading of the text and adoptPass Action details Video Video
19-0705 115.1Establish Minimum WageCC- Public HearingPUBLIC HEARING - ORDINANCE ADDING CHAPTER 10-45 TO THE SANTA ROSA CITY CODE TO ESTABLISH MINIMUM WAGES TO BE PAID BY EMPLOYERS BACKGROUND: California Senate Bill 3 (Leno) was signed into law on April 4, 2016, setting the stage to raise the state minimum wage by set amounts each year to reach $15.00 per hour by January 1, 2022, for employers with 26 or more employees, and by January 1, 2023, for employers with 25 or fewer employees. After the $15.00 per hour threshold is reached, the state minimum wage will increase annually based on the Consumer Price Index up to 3.5% per year. SB 3 maintains existing exemptions in the State’s minimum wage law. Pursuant to a proposal from labor, and community organizations for Santa Rosa to expedite the State timeline, and following similar actions taken by neighboring jurisdictions, this ordinance outlines a $15.00/hour minimum wage for employers with 26 or more employees and a $14.00 minimum wage for 25 or fewer employees effective July 1, 2020. On January 1, 2021, the ordinance further outlines the minimum wage for employers with 25 or fewer emto waive reading of the text and adopt  Action details Video Video
19-0705 115.1Establish Minimum WageCC- Public HearingPUBLIC HEARING - ORDINANCE ADDING CHAPTER 10-45 TO THE SANTA ROSA CITY CODE TO ESTABLISH MINIMUM WAGES TO BE PAID BY EMPLOYERS BACKGROUND: California Senate Bill 3 (Leno) was signed into law on April 4, 2016, setting the stage to raise the state minimum wage by set amounts each year to reach $15.00 per hour by January 1, 2022, for employers with 26 or more employees, and by January 1, 2023, for employers with 25 or fewer employees. After the $15.00 per hour threshold is reached, the state minimum wage will increase annually based on the Consumer Price Index up to 3.5% per year. SB 3 maintains existing exemptions in the State’s minimum wage law. Pursuant to a proposal from labor, and community organizations for Santa Rosa to expedite the State timeline, and following similar actions taken by neighboring jurisdictions, this ordinance outlines a $15.00/hour minimum wage for employers with 26 or more employees and a $14.00 minimum wage for 25 or fewer employees effective July 1, 2020. On January 1, 2021, the ordinance further outlines the minimum wage for employers with 25 or fewer emto waive reading of the text and introduce as amendedPass Action details Video Video
19-0710 115.2HAP - Inclusionary Housing & Comm. LinkageCC- Public HearingPUBLIC HEARING - ORDINANCE OF THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SANTA ROSA AMENDING TITLE 21 OF THE SANTA ROSA CITY CODE, UPDATING CHAPTER 21-02, HOUSING ALLOCATION PLAN, TO MODIFY THE REQUIREMENTS AND INCENTIVES FOR PROVIDING ON-SITE INCLUSIONARY HOUSING UNITS, A RESOLUTION UPDATING THE HOUSING IMPACT FEE, AND A RESOLUTION TO ESTABLISH A COMMERCIAL LINKAGE FEE FOR NEW COMMERCIAL DEVELOPMENT WITHIN THE CITY OF SANTA ROSA BACKGROUND: The recommended amendments to the Housing Allocation would reduce the current inclusionary percentage and expand financial incentives and alternative compliance measures to encourage inclusionary (on-site) affordable housing development. The recommended In-Lieu fee increase would expand the Housing Authority’s capacity to fund affordable housing projects. RECOMMENDATION: It is recommended by the Planning and Economic Development Department that the Council (1) introduce an ordinance amending City Code Chapter 21-02, Housing Allocation Plan, to amend the requirements and incentives for providing on-site inclusionary housing units, (2) by resolution, amend tto waive reading of the text and introduce as amendedPass Roll call Video Video
19-0710 115.2HAP - Inclusionary Housing & Comm. LinkageCC- Public HearingPUBLIC HEARING - ORDINANCE OF THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SANTA ROSA AMENDING TITLE 21 OF THE SANTA ROSA CITY CODE, UPDATING CHAPTER 21-02, HOUSING ALLOCATION PLAN, TO MODIFY THE REQUIREMENTS AND INCENTIVES FOR PROVIDING ON-SITE INCLUSIONARY HOUSING UNITS, A RESOLUTION UPDATING THE HOUSING IMPACT FEE, AND A RESOLUTION TO ESTABLISH A COMMERCIAL LINKAGE FEE FOR NEW COMMERCIAL DEVELOPMENT WITHIN THE CITY OF SANTA ROSA BACKGROUND: The recommended amendments to the Housing Allocation would reduce the current inclusionary percentage and expand financial incentives and alternative compliance measures to encourage inclusionary (on-site) affordable housing development. The recommended In-Lieu fee increase would expand the Housing Authority’s capacity to fund affordable housing projects. RECOMMENDATION: It is recommended by the Planning and Economic Development Department that the Council (1) introduce an ordinance amending City Code Chapter 21-02, Housing Allocation Plan, to amend the requirements and incentives for providing on-site inclusionary housing units, (2) by resolution, amend tto waive reading of the text and adoptPass Action details Video Video
19-0710 115.2HAP - Inclusionary Housing & Comm. LinkageCC- Public HearingPUBLIC HEARING - ORDINANCE OF THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SANTA ROSA AMENDING TITLE 21 OF THE SANTA ROSA CITY CODE, UPDATING CHAPTER 21-02, HOUSING ALLOCATION PLAN, TO MODIFY THE REQUIREMENTS AND INCENTIVES FOR PROVIDING ON-SITE INCLUSIONARY HOUSING UNITS, A RESOLUTION UPDATING THE HOUSING IMPACT FEE, AND A RESOLUTION TO ESTABLISH A COMMERCIAL LINKAGE FEE FOR NEW COMMERCIAL DEVELOPMENT WITHIN THE CITY OF SANTA ROSA BACKGROUND: The recommended amendments to the Housing Allocation would reduce the current inclusionary percentage and expand financial incentives and alternative compliance measures to encourage inclusionary (on-site) affordable housing development. The recommended In-Lieu fee increase would expand the Housing Authority’s capacity to fund affordable housing projects. RECOMMENDATION: It is recommended by the Planning and Economic Development Department that the Council (1) introduce an ordinance amending City Code Chapter 21-02, Housing Allocation Plan, to amend the requirements and incentives for providing on-site inclusionary housing units, (2) by resolution, amend tto waive reading of the text and adoptPass Action details Video Video
19-0707 114.1Approval of GSA F002035-Landscape ServicesCC- ReportREPORT - APPROVAL OF GENERAL SERVICES AGREEMENT NUMBER F002035 - FOR CITYWIDE LANDSCAPE SERVICES BACKGROUND: For over ten years the city has contracted landscape maintenance services for parks, civic sites and roadway landscaping to supplement its own small crew of park maintenance staff. The current contract, through an extension expires on September 30, 2019. During the final year of the current contract only organic weed control methods were used at the direction of Council. Based upon the Council study session on September 24, 2019, staff recommend a new landscape contract that only includes mowing services for irrigated turf sites. City maintenance crews will augment the remaining maintenance services while community feedback regarding landscape maintenance success is solicited. RECOMMENDATION: It is recommended by the Transportation and Public Works and Finance Departments that the Council, by resolution, approve award of a General Services Agreement subject to final approval to form by the City Attorney’s office to Signature Coast Holdings, LLC, dba Coast Landscape Manato waive reading of the text and adoptPass Action details Video Video
19-0709 114.2Urgency Ord. - Mobile Home Park ClosureCC- ReportREPORT - URGENCY ORDINANCE RESILIENT CITY COMBINING DISTRICT AMENDMENT FOR MOBILE HOME PARK CLOSURES BACKGROUND: Beginning on the evening of October 8, 2017, and continuing for days thereafter, a series of wildfire events damaged or destroyed thousands of residential and commercial structures within the City of Santa Rosa. On October 13, 2017, the City Council ratified a proclamation of local emergency in the City of Santa Rosa. To facilitate and expedite the reconstruction process, on October 24, 2017, the Council adopted an urgency ordinance establishing the Resilient City (-RC) Combining Zoning District, to be applied to the base zoning of each property most severely impacted by the Fires. Proposed is an urgency ordinance to amend Section 20-28.100 of the Santa Rosa City Code, Resilient City (-RC) Combining District, to facilitate the recovery process for mobile home park sites severely impacted by the Tubbs fire of October 2017 by more efficiently addressing the park closure process. The proposed urgency ordinance would be effective immediately upon enactment. Under to waive reading of the text and adopt as amendedPass Roll call Video Video
19-0741 114.3LOCC VotingCC- ReportREPORT - COUNCIL DIRECTION TO VOTING DELEGATE FOR LEAGUE OF CALIFORNIA CITIES 2019 ANNUAL CONFERENCE REGARDING COUNCIL POSITION ON THE RESOLUTIONS COMING BEFORE THE LEAGUE GENERAL ASSEMBLY BACKGROUND: Policy development is a vital and ongoing process within the League of California Cities for determining legislative and program strategies for important issues facing cities throughout California. Policies are submitted for consideration by the General Assembly at the Annual Conference to be voted on by delegates from the cities. Each member city has one Voting Delegate at the General Assembly, which will be held in Long Beach on October 16-18, 2019. There are two separate issues that have been submitted by resolution to the General Resolutions Committee for recommendation and voting at the General Assembly. These are to call on: (1) The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) to amend Rule 20A to include Very High Fire Hazard Severity Zones on the list of eligibility criteria and to increase funding allocations of Rule 20A projects for the undergrounding of overhead utiliapprovedPass Action details Video Video
19-0727 120.1Upcoming Meetings ListCC- Upcoming MeetingsUPCOMING MEETINGS LISTreceived and filed  Action details Video Video