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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 11/19/2019 1:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: City Hall, Council Chamber 100 Santa Rosa Avenue Santa Rosa, CA 95404
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes Spanish Agenda: Not available  
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19-0848 12.1Closed Session - All UnitsCC- Closed SessionCONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORS (Government Code Section 54957.6) Agency Designated Representatives: Chuck McBride, Assistant City Manager/Chief Financial Officer, Amy Reeve, Human Resources Director and Jeremia Mills, Employee Relations Manager. Employee Organizations: Santa Rosa Firefighters Association - Local 1401 (representing City Employee Unit 2); Operating Engineers Local 3, Maintenance and Utility System Operators (Employee Units 3 and 16); Santa Rosa City Employees Association (Employee Units 4, 6, 7); Santa Rosa Police Officers Association, (Employee Unit 5); Service Employees International Union Local 1021, (Employee Units 8 and 14); Public Safety Management Association (Employee Unit 9); Executive Management (Employee Unit 10); Middle Management (Employee Unit 11); Confidential (Employee Unit 12); Mechanics (Employee Unit 13); City Attorney (Employee Unit 15); Santa Rosa City Attorneys’ Association (Employee Unit 17), Santa Rosa Management Association (Employee Unit 18).received and filedPass Action details Not available
19-0892 12.2Closed Session - PG&E CPUC PSPSCC- Closed SessionCONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL - EXISTING LITIGATION (Paragraph (1) of subdivision (d) of Government Code Section 54956.9) Name of Related Cases: 1) City of Santa Rosa v. Pacific Gas & Electric Company; PG&E Corporation Court Case No.: Sonoma County Superior Court SCV-262772; 2) Coordination Proceeding Special Title: California North Bay Fire Cases Court Case No.: San Francisco Superior Court CGC-17-004955 (Judicial Council Coordination Proceeding No. 4955); 3) In re: PG&E Corporation and Pacific Gas and Electric Company, Debtors Court Case No.: United States Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of California, San Francisco Division - Chapter 11 - 19-30088 (DM) and 19-30089 (DM); and 4) Public Utilities Commission of the State of California Proceedings related to Pacific Gas & Electric Utility.received and filed  Action details Not available
19-0871 13.1Progressive Parking ReviewCC- Study SessionPROGRESSIVE PARKING REVIEW This study session will provide a review of the parking program since the inception of progressive parking strategies in January 2018.received and filed  Action details Video Video
19-0720 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 Not available
19-0847 110.2.1Election of Vice MayorCC- Mayor/Council Member ReportThe Council, in accordance with the City’s Charter Section 15 and the City Council Manual of Protocols and Procedures, will elect a Vice Mayor from among its members. The Vice Mayor will serve a term of one year.nominated  Action details Video Video
19-0898 111.1Draft Minutes 11/5/2019CC- MinutesNovember 5, 2019, Regular Meeting Minutes.Approved as submitted.  Action details Video Video
19-0872 112.1Free Garage Parking on Small Business Saturday, November 30, 2019CC- Consent - ResolutionRESOLUTION - FREE GARAGE PARKING ON SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 2019 RECOMMENDATION: It is recommended by the Finance Department that the Council, by resolution, approve free parking at the City’s five public garages on Small Business Saturday, November 30, 2019.adoptedPass Action details Not available
19-0877 112.2PSA Muniservices LLC for Revenue Audit and Consulting ServicesCC- Consent - ResolutionRESOLUTION - PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AGREEMENT WITH MUNISERVICES LLC FOR REVENUE AUDIT AND CONSULTING SERVICES RECOMMENDATION: It is recommended by the Chief Financial Officer that the Council, by resolution, approve a Professional Services Agreement with MuniServices LLC, a Delaware Limited Liability Company based in El Dorado Hills, California, for a five-year duration, in an amount not to exceed $600,000. The purpose of this agreement is to provide revenue auditing and consulting services to the City.adoptedPass Action details Not available
19-0894 112.3APPROVAL OF PURCHASE OF FOUR REPLACEMENT PARATRANSIT BUSESCC- Consent - ResolutionRESOLUTION - APPROVAL OF PURCHASE OF FOUR REPLACEMENT PARATRANSIT BUSES RECOMMENDATION: It is recommended by the Transportation and Public Works Department that the Council, by resolution, 1) approve Assignment #15-03-0377 from California Association for Coordinated Transportation (CalACT) to allow for the use of the procurement conducted by CalACT and the Morongo Basin Transit Authority, and 2) authorize the issuance of a purchase order for four replacement paratransit buses from Creative Bus Sales, Inc. for a total of $345,410.56.adoptedPass Action details Not available
19-0785 112.4Spinster Inn RezoningCC- Consent - OrdinanceORDINANCE INTRODUCTION - SPINSTER INN REZONING - CLERICAL CORRECTION, 407 SOUTH A STREET, ASSESSOR’S PARCEL NO. 010-221-016 - FILE NO. MNP14-018 RECOMMENDATION: It is recommended by the Planning and Economic Development Department that the Council, introduce an ordinance to reclassify one (1) parcel located at 407 South A Street (APN: 010-221-016) from R-2 (Medium Density Multi-Family Residential) to CG (General Commercial), consistent with the policies in the General Plan and Downtown Station Area Specific Plan.introduced on first readingPass Action details Not available
19-0825 112.5Chapter 20-39 Objective Design StandardsCC- 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 CHAPTER 20-39 - OBJECTIVE DESIGN STANDARDS FOR STREAMLINED AND MINISTERIAL RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENTS TO CREATE OBJECTIVE DESIGN STANDARDS FOR STREAMLINED AND MINISTERIAL RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENTS - FILE NUMBER REZ19-019 RECOMMENDATION: This ordinance, introduced at the November 12, 2019, Regular Meeting by a 4-0-2-1 vote (Mayor Schwedhelm and Council Member Combs absent, Council Member Tibbetts abstained), amends Title 20 adding Chapter 20-39 - Objective Design Standards for Streamlined and Ministerial Residential Developments to Title 20 of the Santa Rosa City Code.to waive reading of the text and adoptPass Action details Not available
19-0891 114.1HOST Third AmendmentCC- ReportREPORT - THIRD AMENDMENT TO HOMELESS OUTREACH SERVICES TEAM (HOST) PROGRAM AGREEMENT - HOUSING FIRST FUND AND RISK MITIGATION FOR SECTION 8 HOUSING CHOICE VOUCHER PROGRAM BACKGROUND: As part of the Fiscal Year 2019-2020 budget, Council approved $1,000,450 for the HOST program. Of this amount, $557,350 is committed to Catholic Charities via a Second Amendment to Grant Agreement for Homeless Outreach Services Team Program (Second Amendment) for the period July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2020, resulting in a balance of $443,100 to be committed for Fiscal Year 2019/2020. Catholic Charities is deploying the funds budgeted for housing assistance, necessitating commitment of the remaining $443,100. Additionally, Council, recently directed staff to expand access to risk mitigation funding to incentivize landlords to participate in the Santa Rosa Housing Authority’s Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program. Staff seeks approval of the Third Amendment to Grant Agreement for Homeless Outreach Services Team Program (Third Amendment) for the continued administration of a Housing First Funto waive reading of the text and adoptPass Action details Video Video
19-0890 115.1Railroad Square Community Benefit DistrictCC- Public HearingPUBLIC HEARING - RESOLUTION FORMING THE SANTA ROSA RAILROAD SQUARE COMMUNITY BENEFIT DISTRICT AND LEVYING THE ASSESSMENT IN CONNECTION THEREWITH (THIS ITEM WAS CONTINUED FROM THE NOVEMBER 5, 2019, REGULAR MEETING) BACKGROUND: On September 10, 2019, District property owners met the requirements of the Community Benefit District (CBD) Ordinance by submitting qualified petitions requesting the initiation of proceedings to establish the District. A Santa Rosa Railroad Square Community Benefit District Management District Plan, certified by a qualified District Assessment Engineer, was prepared and submitted to the Santa Rosa City Clerk. This Plan was made available on the City’s website and in hard copy at the City Clerk’s Office. On the same date, Council adopted a Resolution of Intention (Council Resolution RES-2019-141) to establish the District. The Resolution of Intention states that the assessment proposed to be levied and collected for Fiscal Year 2019-2020 is $231,826.09. The amount to be levied and collected for the subsequent years may be increased by a vote of the proto waive reading of the text and adoptPass Action details Video Video
19-0883 115.2Second Reading - 2019 All Electric Reach CodeCC- Public HearingPUBLIC HEARING - ORDINANCE ADOPTION - ORDINANCE OF THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SANTA ROSA MODIFYING CHAPTER 18-33 TO ADOPT BY REFERENCE, WITH LOCAL AMENDMENTS, THE 2019 CALIFORNIA ENERGY CODE, TITLE 24, PART 6 OF THE BUILDING STANDARDS CODE (ALL-ELECTRIC REACH CODE) BACKGROUND: The Santa Rosa City Council and has directed staff to pursue adoption of an All-Electric Reach Code after recommendation from the Climate Action Subcommittee. Extensive outreach and public engagement have been executed over the past several months. RECOMMENDATION: It is recommended by the Planning and Economic Development Department that the Council adopt an ordinance, introduced at the November 12, 2019 Regular Meeting by a vote of 6-0-1 (Mayor Schwedhelm absent), by reference the 2019 edition of the California Energy Code as adopted and amended by the State of California, and further amended based on local conditions, for use in Chapter 18-33 of the Santa Rosa City Code.to waive reading of the text and adoptPass Action details Video Video
19-0905 115.3PH - 2019 Bldg & Fire Code AdoptionCC- Public HearingPUBLIC HEARING - ORDINANCE INTRODUCTION - ORDINANCE OF THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SANTA ROSA MODIFYING CHAPTER 18-44 IN ITS ENTIRETY AND SUBSECTION (B) OF SECTION 18-04.015 OF THE SANTA ROSA CITY CODE CONCERNING ADOPTION OF THE 2019 CALIFORNIA FIRE CODE AS AMENDED, ORDINANCE OF THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SANTA ROSA MODIFYING CHAPTER 18 TO ADOPT BY REFERENCE, WITH LOCAL AMENDMENTS, THE 2019 CALIFORNIA BUILDING STANDARDS CODE, (NOT INCLUDING THE 2019 CALIFORNIA ENERGY CODE), THE 2018 INTERNATIONAL PROPERTY MAINTENANCE CODE, AND THE NATIONAL POLLUTANT DISCHARGE ELIMINATION PERMIT AND WASTE DISCHARGE REQUIREMENTS, AND RESOLUTION SETTING A PUBLIC HEARING FOR ADOPTION OF THE ORDINANCES (THIS ITEM WAS CONTINUED FROM THE NOVEMBER 12, 2019, REGULAR MEETING) BACKGROUND: The State of California has adopted and published the 2019 update to the California Building Standards Code. The model State codes will go into effect in all California cities and counties effective January 1, 2020. The Health and Safety Code allows local jurisdictions to change or modify the State adopted model codes based to waive reading of the text and introducePass Action details Video Video
19-0905 115.3PH - 2019 Bldg & Fire Code AdoptionCC- Public HearingPUBLIC HEARING - ORDINANCE INTRODUCTION - ORDINANCE OF THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SANTA ROSA MODIFYING CHAPTER 18-44 IN ITS ENTIRETY AND SUBSECTION (B) OF SECTION 18-04.015 OF THE SANTA ROSA CITY CODE CONCERNING ADOPTION OF THE 2019 CALIFORNIA FIRE CODE AS AMENDED, ORDINANCE OF THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SANTA ROSA MODIFYING CHAPTER 18 TO ADOPT BY REFERENCE, WITH LOCAL AMENDMENTS, THE 2019 CALIFORNIA BUILDING STANDARDS CODE, (NOT INCLUDING THE 2019 CALIFORNIA ENERGY CODE), THE 2018 INTERNATIONAL PROPERTY MAINTENANCE CODE, AND THE NATIONAL POLLUTANT DISCHARGE ELIMINATION PERMIT AND WASTE DISCHARGE REQUIREMENTS, AND RESOLUTION SETTING A PUBLIC HEARING FOR ADOPTION OF THE ORDINANCES (THIS ITEM WAS CONTINUED FROM THE NOVEMBER 12, 2019, REGULAR MEETING) BACKGROUND: The State of California has adopted and published the 2019 update to the California Building Standards Code. The model State codes will go into effect in all California cities and counties effective January 1, 2020. The Health and Safety Code allows local jurisdictions to change or modify the State adopted model codes based to waive reading of the text and introducePass Action details Video Video
19-0905 115.3PH - 2019 Bldg & Fire Code AdoptionCC- Public HearingPUBLIC HEARING - ORDINANCE INTRODUCTION - ORDINANCE OF THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SANTA ROSA MODIFYING CHAPTER 18-44 IN ITS ENTIRETY AND SUBSECTION (B) OF SECTION 18-04.015 OF THE SANTA ROSA CITY CODE CONCERNING ADOPTION OF THE 2019 CALIFORNIA FIRE CODE AS AMENDED, ORDINANCE OF THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SANTA ROSA MODIFYING CHAPTER 18 TO ADOPT BY REFERENCE, WITH LOCAL AMENDMENTS, THE 2019 CALIFORNIA BUILDING STANDARDS CODE, (NOT INCLUDING THE 2019 CALIFORNIA ENERGY CODE), THE 2018 INTERNATIONAL PROPERTY MAINTENANCE CODE, AND THE NATIONAL POLLUTANT DISCHARGE ELIMINATION PERMIT AND WASTE DISCHARGE REQUIREMENTS, AND RESOLUTION SETTING A PUBLIC HEARING FOR ADOPTION OF THE ORDINANCES (THIS ITEM WAS CONTINUED FROM THE NOVEMBER 12, 2019, REGULAR MEETING) BACKGROUND: The State of California has adopted and published the 2019 update to the California Building Standards Code. The model State codes will go into effect in all California cities and counties effective January 1, 2020. The Health and Safety Code allows local jurisdictions to change or modify the State adopted model codes based to waive reading of the text and adoptPass Action details Video Video
19-0719 120.1Upcoming Meetings ListCC- Upcoming MeetingsUPCOMING MEETINGS LISTreceived and filed  Action details Not available