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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 5/18/2021 12:00 PM Minutes status: Draft  
Meeting location: Virtual Meeting - https://srcity-org.zoom.us/J/91775475227
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Not available Spanish Agenda: Orden Del Día Orden Del Día  
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21-0449 12.1Closed Session - Public EmploymentCC- Closed SessionPUBLIC EMPLOYMENT (Government Code section 54957) Title: City Manager   Not available Not available
21-0429 12.2Closed Session - PG&E Litigation (Kincade)CC- Closed SessionCONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL - EXISTING LITIGATION (Paragraph (1) of subdivision (d) of Government Code Section 54956.9) Name of Case: County of Sonoma, City of Santa Rosa, et al. v. Pacific Gas and Electric Company, et al. Sonoma County Superior Court Case No. SCV-26739   Not available Not available
21-0435 12.3Closed Session - WaterCC- Closed SessionCONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL - EXISTING LITIGATION (Paragraph (1) of subdivision (d) of Government Code Section 54956.9) Name of Cases: In the Matter of the City of Santa Rosa’s Petition for Review of Action and Failure to Act by the California Regional Water Quality Control Board, North Coast Region, in Adopting Order No. R1-2020-0012 California State Water Resources Control Board, Water Quality Petition A-XXXX (not yet assigned, filed Sept. 18, 2020); and In the Matter of the City of Santa Rosa’s Petition for Review of Action and Failure to Act by the California Regional Water Quality Control Board, North Coast Region, in Adopting Resolution No. R1-2018-0025 California State Water Resources Control Board Water Quality Petition No. A-2605.   Not available Not available
21-0395 13.1Budget Study SessionCC- Study SessionREVIEW OF FISCAL YEAR 2021-22 OPERATIONS AND MAINTENANCE BUDGET AND CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM BUDGET Session intended to provide City Council the opportunity to receive information, and to ask questions related to the City’s overall financial stability and the proposed Fiscal Year (FY), 2021-22 Operations and Maintenance Budget and the Capital Improvement Program budget. No action is required.   Not available Not available
21-0323 16.1Water Awareness MonthCC- ProclamationPROCLAMATION - WATER AWARENESS MONTH   Not available Not available
21-0443 16.2Water Use Efficiency AwardsCC- PresentationPRESENTATION - WATER USE EFFICIENCY AWARDS   Not available Not available
21-0447 111.1April 27, 2021 Draft MinutesCC- MinutesApril 27, 2021, Regular Meeting.   Not available Not available
21-0432 111.2April 20, 2021 Draft MinutesCC- MinutesApril 20, 2021, Special Meeting.   Not available Not available
21-0408 112.1SB 1205 Fire Inspection-Compliance ReportingCC- Consent - ResolutionRESOLUTION - 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 RECOMMENDATION: It is recommended by the Fire Department that the Council, by resolution, acknowledge receipt of reports for 2019 and for 2020 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.   Not available Not available
21-0410 114.1Voluntary Water Conservation MeasuresCC- ReportREPORT - RESOLUTION REQUESTING COMMUNITY-WIDE 20% REDUCTION OF WATER USE THROUGH VOLUNTARY WATER CONSERVATION MEASURES BACKGROUND: Santa Rosa Water is requesting that the Council adopt a resolution requesting water customers voluntarily reduce their water use by 20%. The Russian River Watershed is experiencing record low rainfall and extremely dry conditions for the second year in a row. Santa Rosa Water purchases approximately 95% of our water supply from Sonoma Water. Sonoma Water’s two reservoirs, Lake Mendocino and Lake Sonoma, are at the lowest levels ever recorded for this time of year. On May 3, 2021 the Water Advisory Committee to Sonoma Water adopted a resolution requesting the Sonoma Water Contractors voluntarily reduce water use by 20% over 2020 levels. Santa Rosa Water continues to participate in a regional outreach campaign to increase water use efficiency awareness and help customers achieve water savings. RECOMMENDATION: It is recommended by the Board of Public Utilities and Santa Rosa Water that the Council, by resolution, request water customers reduce their w   Not available Not available
21-0471 1*14.2Appointment of Interim City ManagerCC- ReportREPORT - MOTION, RESOLUTION AND URGENCY ORDINANCE -- APPOINTMENT OF INTERIM CITY MANAGER AND ESTABLISHMENT OF COMPENSATION BACKGROUND: At the end of March, City Manager Sean McGlynn announced his resignation from the City of Santa Rosa to become the City Manager for the City of Escondido. The City Council seeks to appoint an Interim City Manager to fill the position temporarily while the City conducts a recruitment for a new permanent City Manager. The recruitment process can take up to six months from the time it is initiated. Based on this timing, there is a need for the City Council to hire an Interim City Manager. The City Council seeks to hire the Interim City Manager promptly so as to ensure a smooth transition and uninterrupted City operations. RECOMMENDATION: It is recommended that Council: 1) by motion, find good cause to consider this item, notwithstanding that the item did not appear on the preliminary agenda; 2) by resolution, appoint to the position of Interim City Manager; and 3) adopt an urgency ordinance establishing the salary of the Interim City Manager i   Not available Not available
21-0444 121.1Upcoming Meetings ListCC- Upcoming MeetingsUPCOMING MEETINGS LIST   Not available Not available