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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 12/3/2019 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  
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19-0915 12.1Study Session - DT Station - Preferred Alternative SelectionCC- Study SessionDOWNTOWN STATION AREA SPECIFIC PLAN UPDATE - PREFERRED ALTERNATIVE SELECTION 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 Council with an opportunity to provide feedback and guidance on the draft preferred alternative.received and filed  Action details Video Video
19-0929 15.1Sonoma County Wildfire Prevention, Emergency Alert, and Response Transactions and Use TaxCC- Study SessionSTUDY SESSION PRESENTED BY THE COUNTY SUPERVISORS TO DISCUSS A PROPOSED ONE-HALF PERCENT (0.5%) SALES TAX MEASURE ENTITLED THE “SONOMA COUNTY WILDFIRE PREVENTION, EMERGENCY ALERT, AND RESPONSE TRANSACTIONS AND USE TAX ORDINANCE” The focus of the study session is to evaluate the proposed one-half percent sales tax measure entitled the “Sonoma County Wildfire Prevention, Emergency Alert, and Response Transactions and Use Tax Ordinance”.received and filed  Action details Video Video
19-0722 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.received and filed  Action details Video Video
19-0887 110.1CA 3rd Qtr 2019 ReportCC- CMO/CAO ReportQUARTERLY REPORT OF SETTLEMENTS AND ACTIVE LITIGATION The City Attorney will report on settlements over $50,000 within the third quarter of 2019 (07/01/2019 -09/30/2019) as well as provide a summary of pending litigation against the City.received and filed  Action details Video Video
19-0926 113.1Draft Minutes 11/12/2019CC- MinutesNovember 12, 2019, Regular Meeting Minutes.Approved as submitted.  Action details Video Video
19-0774 114.1Fifth Amendment to GSA Day Management Corp. DBA Day Wireless SystemsCC- Consent - ResolutionRESOLUTION - FIFTH AMENDMENT TO GENERAL SERVICES AGREEMENT WITH DAY MANAGEMENT CORPORATION, DBA DAY WIRELESS SYSTEMS FOR MAINTENANCE, REPAIR AND INSPECTION SERVICES FOR EXISTING COMMUNICATIONS EQUIPMENT RECOMMENDATION: It is recommended by the Finance Department, that the Council, by resolution, approve the Fifth Amendment to General Services Agreement Number F000913 with Day Management Corporation, dba Day Wireless Systems, Benicia California, increasing compensation in the amount of $40,000 for a total amount not to exceed $549,826.14.adoptedPass Action details Not available
19-0946 114.2CA Salary Ordinance FY 19-20CC- Consent - ResolutionRESOLUTION - RESOLUTION APPROVING AMENDMENT NO. 2 TO CITY ATTORNEY’S EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT AND ORDINANCE TO INCREASE THE COMPENSATION OF THE CITY ATTORNEY BY PROVIDING, EFFECTIVE MAY 12, 2019, (1) A 7.5% MERIT INCREASE, AND (2) 2.5% INCREASE IN DEFERRED COMPENSATION FOR A TOTAL CONTRIBUTION OF 5% OF BASE PAY, AND EFFECTIVE JULY 7, 2019, (1) A 2.5% COST OF LIVING SALARY ADJUSTMENT, AND (2) AN INCREASE IN CONTRIBUTION BY THE CITY FOR THE 2019-2020 FISCAL YEAR EQUAL TO 0.25% OF BASE WAGE TO THE CITY ATTORNEY’S RETIREE HEALTH SAVINGS PLAN, FOR A TOTAL CONTRIBUTION OF 0.75% OF BASE WAGE RECOMMENDATION: It is recommended by the Human Resources Department that the Council, by resolution, approve Amendment No. 2 to the Employment Agreement of the City Attorney and introduce an Ordinance to increase the compensation of the City Attorney by providing, effective May 12, 2019 (1) A seven and a half percent (7.5%) merit increase, (2) a two and a half percent (2.5%) increase in deferred compensation for a total contribution of five percent (5%) of base pay, and effective July 7, 2019, (1) a two adoptedPass Action details Not available
19-0925 114.3Inclusionary Ord. Amendment - Clerical CorrectionCC- Consent - OrdinanceORDINANCE INTRODUCTION - ORDINANCE OF THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SANTA ROSA AMENDING TITLE 21 OF THE SANTA ROSA CITY CODE - CORRECTING SECTION 21-02.050.B OF CHAPTER 21-02, INCLUSIONARY HOUSING ORDINANCE, TO LIMIT HOUSING IMPACT FEE AND INCLUSIONARY HOUSING INCENTIVES TO MULTIFAMILY RESIDENTIAL AND MIXED USE PROJECTS IN THE DOWNTOWN AREA- FILE NUMBER PRJ19-036 RECOMMENDATION: It is recommended by the Planning and Economic Development Department that the Council introduce an ordinance to amend Title 21 of the Santa Rosa City Code to correct Section 21-02-050.B of the Inclusionary Ordinance to limit the Downtown Inclusionary Housing Incentive to multifamily residential or mixed use development projects located in the Downtown area of the City of Santa Rosa.adoptedPass Action details Not available
19-0819 114.4Spinster Inn RezoningCC- Consent - OrdinanceORDINANCE ADOPTION SECOND READING - ORDINANCE OF THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SANTA ROSA AMENDING TITLE 20 OF THE SANTA ROSA CITY CODE - RECLASSIFICATION OF PROPERTY LOCATED AT 407 SOUTH A STREET TO THE CG (GENERAL COMMERCIAL) DISTRICT - ASSESSOR’S PARCEL NUMBER 010-221-016; FILE NUMBER MNP14-018 RECOMMENDATION: This ordinance, introduced at the November 19, 2019, Regular Meeting by a (7-0-0) vote, reclassifies one (1) parcel located at 407 South A Street 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.adoptedPass Action details Not available
19-0950 114.5Holiday Shopping Garage User Fee ReductionCC- Consent - ResolutionRESOLUTION - HOLIDAY SHOPPING GARAGE USER FEE REDUCTION RECOMMENDATION: It is recommended by the Finance Department that the Council, by resolution, approve free parking in the five public garages on Saturdays and Sundays from December 7, 2019 through December 29, 2019.adoptedPass Action details Not available
19-0904 114.6Approval and Adoption of the City's Salary Plan and ScheduleCC- Consent - ResolutionRESOLUTION - APPROVAL AND ADOPTION OF THE CITY’S SALARY PLAN AND SCHEDULE (THIS ITEM WAS CONTINUED FROM THE NOVEMBER 5, 2019, REGULAR MEETING) RECOMMENDATION: It is recommended by the Human Resources Department that the Council, by resolution, approve and adopt the City’s Salary Plan and Schedule.to waive reading of the text and adoptPass Action details Video Video
19-0824 116.1Fire SB 1205 Inspection-Compliance ReportingCC- ReportREPORT - RESOLUTION OF THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SANTA ROSA ACKNOWLEDGING RECEIPT OF A REPORT MADE BY THE SANTA ROSA FIRE CHIEF REGARDING COMPLIANCE WITH SECTIONS 13146.2 AND 13146.3 OF THE CALIFORNIA HEALTH AND SAFETY CODE BACKGROUND: SB 1205 holds jurisdictional policy makers accountable to make progress on fire prevention resource requests and ensures fire department funding allocations account for the longstanding needs of resource deficient fire prevention bureaus. RECOMMENDATION: It is recommended by the Fire Department that the Council, by resolution, acknowledge receipt of a report made by the Santa Rosa Fire Chief regarding the inspection of certain occupancies required to receive annual inspections pursuant to Sections 13146.2 and 13146.3 of the California Health and Safety Code.to waive reading of the text and adoptPass Action details Video Video
19-0948 116.2Council Vacancy Appointment Schedule AdoptionCC- ReportREPORT - COUNCIL VACANCY APPOINTMENT PROCEDURE AND SCHEDULE BACKGROUND: Council member Julie Combs has announced her resignation from the City Council effective November 25, 2019. Her resignation creates a vacancy on the Council. Section 31 of the Santa Rosa City Charter provides that such vacancy may be filled either (a) by appointment by the Council within 60 days of the vacancy, or (b) by the calling of a special election. Council must first determine which method it prefers for the filling of the vacancy. A special election would take place no earlier than the second Tuesday in April, 2020. The City Clerk has received a preliminary estimate from the County of Sonoma that the cost of such special election could range between $184,718 and $323,257. An appointment by the Council would be governed by Council Policy No. 000-23, and would be effective upon selection of the successor. Policy No. 000-23 requires that the Council, at the earliest possible time after a vacancy occurs, adopt a schedule setting forth the time and date for: (1) submission of applications to fill directed staff toPass Action details Video Video
19-0948 116.2Council Vacancy Appointment Schedule AdoptionCC- ReportREPORT - COUNCIL VACANCY APPOINTMENT PROCEDURE AND SCHEDULE BACKGROUND: Council member Julie Combs has announced her resignation from the City Council effective November 25, 2019. Her resignation creates a vacancy on the Council. Section 31 of the Santa Rosa City Charter provides that such vacancy may be filled either (a) by appointment by the Council within 60 days of the vacancy, or (b) by the calling of a special election. Council must first determine which method it prefers for the filling of the vacancy. A special election would take place no earlier than the second Tuesday in April, 2020. The City Clerk has received a preliminary estimate from the County of Sonoma that the cost of such special election could range between $184,718 and $323,257. An appointment by the Council would be governed by Council Policy No. 000-23, and would be effective upon selection of the successor. Policy No. 000-23 requires that the Council, at the earliest possible time after a vacancy occurs, adopt a schedule setting forth the time and date for: (1) submission of applications to fill directed staff toPass Action details Video Video
19-0948 116.2Council Vacancy Appointment Schedule AdoptionCC- ReportREPORT - COUNCIL VACANCY APPOINTMENT PROCEDURE AND SCHEDULE BACKGROUND: Council member Julie Combs has announced her resignation from the City Council effective November 25, 2019. Her resignation creates a vacancy on the Council. Section 31 of the Santa Rosa City Charter provides that such vacancy may be filled either (a) by appointment by the Council within 60 days of the vacancy, or (b) by the calling of a special election. Council must first determine which method it prefers for the filling of the vacancy. A special election would take place no earlier than the second Tuesday in April, 2020. The City Clerk has received a preliminary estimate from the County of Sonoma that the cost of such special election could range between $184,718 and $323,257. An appointment by the Council would be governed by Council Policy No. 000-23, and would be effective upon selection of the successor. Policy No. 000-23 requires that the Council, at the earliest possible time after a vacancy occurs, adopt a schedule setting forth the time and date for: (1) submission of applications to fill approvedPass Action details Video Video
19-0948 116.2Council Vacancy Appointment Schedule AdoptionCC- ReportREPORT - COUNCIL VACANCY APPOINTMENT PROCEDURE AND SCHEDULE BACKGROUND: Council member Julie Combs has announced her resignation from the City Council effective November 25, 2019. Her resignation creates a vacancy on the Council. Section 31 of the Santa Rosa City Charter provides that such vacancy may be filled either (a) by appointment by the Council within 60 days of the vacancy, or (b) by the calling of a special election. Council must first determine which method it prefers for the filling of the vacancy. A special election would take place no earlier than the second Tuesday in April, 2020. The City Clerk has received a preliminary estimate from the County of Sonoma that the cost of such special election could range between $184,718 and $323,257. An appointment by the Council would be governed by Council Policy No. 000-23, and would be effective upon selection of the successor. Policy No. 000-23 requires that the Council, at the earliest possible time after a vacancy occurs, adopt a schedule setting forth the time and date for: (1) submission of applications to fill approvedPass Action details Video Video
19-0948 116.2Council Vacancy Appointment Schedule AdoptionCC- ReportREPORT - COUNCIL VACANCY APPOINTMENT PROCEDURE AND SCHEDULE BACKGROUND: Council member Julie Combs has announced her resignation from the City Council effective November 25, 2019. Her resignation creates a vacancy on the Council. Section 31 of the Santa Rosa City Charter provides that such vacancy may be filled either (a) by appointment by the Council within 60 days of the vacancy, or (b) by the calling of a special election. Council must first determine which method it prefers for the filling of the vacancy. A special election would take place no earlier than the second Tuesday in April, 2020. The City Clerk has received a preliminary estimate from the County of Sonoma that the cost of such special election could range between $184,718 and $323,257. An appointment by the Council would be governed by Council Policy No. 000-23, and would be effective upon selection of the successor. Policy No. 000-23 requires that the Council, at the earliest possible time after a vacancy occurs, adopt a schedule setting forth the time and date for: (1) submission of applications to fill approvedPass Action details Video Video
19-0948 116.2Council Vacancy Appointment Schedule AdoptionCC- ReportREPORT - COUNCIL VACANCY APPOINTMENT PROCEDURE AND SCHEDULE BACKGROUND: Council member Julie Combs has announced her resignation from the City Council effective November 25, 2019. Her resignation creates a vacancy on the Council. Section 31 of the Santa Rosa City Charter provides that such vacancy may be filled either (a) by appointment by the Council within 60 days of the vacancy, or (b) by the calling of a special election. Council must first determine which method it prefers for the filling of the vacancy. A special election would take place no earlier than the second Tuesday in April, 2020. The City Clerk has received a preliminary estimate from the County of Sonoma that the cost of such special election could range between $184,718 and $323,257. An appointment by the Council would be governed by Council Policy No. 000-23, and would be effective upon selection of the successor. Policy No. 000-23 requires that the Council, at the earliest possible time after a vacancy occurs, adopt a schedule setting forth the time and date for: (1) submission of applications to fill directed staff toPass Action details Video Video
19-0882 117.1Second Reading - 2019 Bldg & Fire Code AdoptionCC- Public HearingPUBLIC HEARING - ORDINANCE ADOPTION - 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 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 on local geologic, climatic, or topographic conditions. The Fire Department is requesting adoption of the 2019 California Fire Code with local ameto waive reading of the text and adoptPass Action details Video Video
19-0882 117.1Second Reading - 2019 Bldg & Fire Code AdoptionCC- Public HearingPUBLIC HEARING - ORDINANCE ADOPTION - 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 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 on local geologic, climatic, or topographic conditions. The Fire Department is requesting adoption of the 2019 California Fire Code with local ameto waive reading of the text and adoptPass Action details Video Video
19-0909 117.2PH - Fox Den ContinuedCC- Public HearingPUBLIC HEARING - CONTINUED HEARING ON APPEAL OF PLANNING COMMISSION DECISION TO APPROVE A CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT FOR FOX DEN INC, A CANNABIS RETAIL AND DELIVERY BUSINESS IN AN EXISTING BUILDING LOCATED AT 4036 MONTGOMERY AVE, UNIT B, SANTA ROSA, CA; ASSESSOR’S PARCEL NUMBER 013-284-012; FILE NO. CUP18-076. BACKGROUND: On January 24, 2019, the Planning Commission approved a Conditional Use Permit for a cannabis retail dispensary and delivery for medicinal and adult use in an existing 1,773 square foot building located at 4036 Montgomery Ave, Unit B. On February 1, 2019, the Kiwi Preschool and Childcare filed an appeal of the Planning Commission’s action. The grounds for the appeal are that the cannabis dispensary is an incompatible use with the Kiwi Preschool and Childcare located on the adjoining property behind the dispensary, traffic safety concerns, and that the dispensary will be detrimental to the welfare of Kiwi Preschool and Childcare. The City Council held a public hearing on the appeal on April 9, 2019 and after taking public comment and deliberating on the merits oto waive reading of the text and adopt as amendedPass Action details Video Video
19-0924 118.1Final Map - Lantana HomesCC- CommunicationFINAL MAP - LANTANA HOMES - Provided for Information.received and filed  Action details Video Video
19-0721 122.1Upcoming Meetings ListCC- Upcoming MeetingsUPCOMING MEETINGS LISTreceived and filed  Action details Not available