The Town of Corte Madera - Marin County, California
AGENDA

CORTE MADERA TOWN COUNCIL
AND THE BOARD OF SANITARY DISTRICT NO. 2, A SUBSIDIARY
DISTRICT TO THE TOWN OF CORTE MADERA
TOWN HALL COUNCIL CHAMBERS
300 TAMALPAIS DRIVE
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 2018
6:30 P.M.


1.

CALL TO ORDER, ROLL CALL AND SALUTE TO THE FLAG

1.I.

Report out of Closed Session From January 16, 2018 Regular Town Council Meeting Regarding the Following Items:

9.I CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATOR
Closed Session Pursuant to Cal. Gov’t Code Section 54957.6
Agency Negotiator:  Todd Cusimano, Town Manager
Employee Organization:  Corte Madera Fire Battalion Chiefs 
 
9.II CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL – EXISTING LITIGATION
Closed Session Pursuant to Cal. Gov’t Code Section 54956.9(d)(1)
Name of case: J. Lourenzo v. Town of Corte Madera, MCSC Case No. CIV1702261

2.

OPEN TIME FOR PUBLIC COMMENT


Please confine your comments during this portion of the agenda to matters not already on this agenda.  Speakers will be limited to three (3) minutes unless otherwise specified by the Mayor or the Presiding Officer. 

The public will be given an opportunity to speak on each agenda item at the time it is called.  The Council may discuss and/or take action regarding any or all of the items listed below.  Once the public comment portion of any item on this agenda has been closed by the Council, no further comment from the public will be permitted unless authorized by the Mayor or the council and if so authorized, said additional public comment shall be limited to the provision of information not previously provided to the Council or as otherwise limited by order of the Mayor or Council.



3.

PRESENTATIONS

3.I  Presentation of Awards for Holiday Home Decorating Contest

3.II Presentation of Certificate of Appreciation to Darrell Heppner for Service to the Town of Corte Madera

3.III   Informational Update On  Sales Tax Override and Consideration and Possible Action to Provide Direction to Staff Regarding Potential Renewal of Sales Tax Measure
(Town Manager Todd Cusimano and Director of Public Works Peter Brown will provide a presentation and update to Town Council regarding the current ½ cent sales tax override)

4.

CONSENT CALENDAR


The purpose of the Consent Calendar is to group items together which are routine or have been discussed previously and do not require further discussion. They will be approved by a single motion. Any member of the Town Council, Town Staff, or the Public may request removal of an item for discussion. Rescheduling of the item(s) will be at the discretion of the Mayor and Town Council.


4.I.

TOWN ITEMS

4.I.i.

Authorize Introduction and/or Adoption of Resolutions and Ordinances by Title Only.

(Standard procedural action – no backup information provided)
4.I.ii.

Adopt Resolution 03/2018 Transferring Ownership of Certain Streetlights from the Town of Corte Madera to the Marin General Services Authority (MGSA) and Delegating Authority to the Director of Public Works to Transfer Certain Streetlights to MGSA on an Ongoing Basis

(Report from Todd Cusimano, Town Manager)
4.I.iii.

Adopt Resolution No. 04/2018 (1) Endorsing The Redwood High School Foundation, (2) Allowing A Temporary Sign In The Public Right-Of-Way From February 26, 2018 To March 23, 2018 Publicizing The Redwood High School Foundation Golf Tournament And Auction Party Fundraiser; And (3) Determining That The Project Is Exempt From The California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Pursuant To CEQA Guidelines 15061(B)(3)

(Report from Doug Bush, Associate Planner)
4.I.iv.

Discussion and Possible Action To Authorize the Town Manager to Enter Into a Renewal of the Joint Use Agreement Between the Reed School District and the Town of Corte Madera for Continued Use of Granada Park

(Report from Mario Fiorentini, Director of Recreation and Leisure Services)
4.I.v.

Authorize Public Works Director to Submit a Caltrans Planning Grant to Prepare a Climate Adaptation Plan For the Town of Corte Madera

(Report from Peter Brown, Director of Public Works)
4.I.vi.

Authorize The Town Manager To Execute The Contract Between The Town Of Corte Madera And The Transportation Authority Of Marin (TAM) To Receive A Transportation Fund For Clean Air (TCFA) Grant To Go Towards Bicycle And Pedestrian Related Improvements On The Corridor Between Madera Boulevard and Fifer Avenue, Provide Report Regarding Overall Project Concept and Request that Council Provide Direction to Staff to Come Back at a Later Date in 2018 to Update Council on Progress for the Design of the Tamal Vista Complete Streets Project

(Report from Peter Brown, Director of Public Works)
4.I.vii.

Approval of Warrants and Payroll for the Period 1/11/18 through 1/25/18: Warrant Check Numbers 217877 through 217963; Payroll Check Numbers 5695 through 5704; Payroll Direct Deposit Numbers 33822 through 33943 and Payroll Wire Transfer Numbers 2266 through 2272.

(Report from Daria Carrillo, Finance Director)
4.I.viii.

Approval of Warrants and Payroll for the Period 1/26/18 through 1/31/18: Warrant Check Numbers 217694 through 218002; Payroll Check Numbers 5705 through 5719; Payroll Direct Deposit Numbers 33944 through 34009; Payroll Wire Transfer Numbers 2273 through 2277 and Wire Transfer of 1/31/18.

(Report from Daria Carrillo, Finance Director)
4.I.ix.

Approval of Minutes of January 16, 2018 Town Council Meeting

4.II.

SANITARY DISTRICT ITEMS: NONE

5.

PUBLIC HEARINGS


5.I.

Public Hearing for Consideration of Appeal Application PL-2018-0008 Requesting Reversal Of The Planning Commission’s Approval Of Design Review Application PL-2017-0125 For A 542 Square Foot Addition At 22 Seminole Avenue

(Report from Douglas Bush, Associate Planner)
5.II.

Public Hearing For Consideration And Possible Adoption Of General Plan Amendments To The Land Use Element Of The Corte Madera General Plan Amending: 1) Base Housing Densities And Maximum Floor Area Ratios (“FAR”) In Areas Designated Mixed-Use Commercial On The Town’s General Plan Land Use Diagram; 2) The Land Use Designation Of The Town’s Gravel Lot Located On Redwood Highway (APN: 024-032-019) From Mixed-Use Region-Serving Commercial To Region-Serving Commercial; and 3) Modifying Related General Plan Text Where Necessary for Consistency With Above Amendments.

(Report from Adam Wolff, Director of Planning and Building)
 
6.

BUSINESS ITEMS


6.I.

TOWN BUSINESS ITEMS

6.I.i.

Discussion Regarding Challenges and Constraints Within the Current Configuration of Public Works/Engineering Office Space and Possible Direction to Staff Regarding Opportunities to Ease Overcrowding

(Town Manager Todd Cusimano and Director of Public Works Peter Brown will provide a presentation to Town Council regarding the current configuration of workspace for Public Works/Engineering staff and request input and direction to staff)
6.I.ii.

Discussion and Possible Action to Approve Draft Letter of Opposition to Senate Bill 827 (Weiner) Planning and Zoning: Transient-Rich Housing Bonus

(Report from Rebecca Vaughn, Town Clerk)
6.II.

SANITARY DISTRICT BUSINESS ITEMS: NONE

7.

COUNCIL AND TOWN MANAGER REPORTS

Town Manager Report
Council Reports
      

8.

REVIEW OF DRAFT AGENDA FOR UPCOMING TOWN COUNCIL MEETING

8.I.

Review of Draft Agenda for February 20, 2018 Town Council Meeting

9.

CLOSED SESSION


9.I.

TOWN CLOSED SESSION ITEMS

9.I.i.

PUBLIC EMPLOYEE PERFORMANCE EVALUATION

Closed Session Pursuant to Cal. Gov’t Code Section 54957
Title:  Town Manager

9.II.

SANITARY DISTRICT CLOSED SESSION ITEMS

9.II.i.

CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL – PENDING LITIGATION

Deciding whether or not to initiate litigation pursuant to California Government Code Section 54956.9(d)(4): One potential case.
9.III.

Report Out of Closed Session

 
10.

ADJOURNMENT

TOWN COUNCIL STAFF REPORTS ARE USUALLY AVAILABLE BY 5:00 P.M., FRIDAY PRIOR TO THE COUNCIL MEETING, AND MAY BE OBTAINED AT THE CORTE MADERA TOWN HALL, OR BY CALLING 927-5050. AGENDA ITEMS ARE AVAILABLE FOR REVIEW AT CORTE MADERA LIBRARY, FIRE STATION 13 (5600 PARADISE DRIVE) AND THE TOWN HALL.  IF YOU CHALLENGE THE ACTION OF THE TOWN COUNCIL IN COURT, YOU MAY BE LIMITED TO RAISING ONLY THOSE ISSUES YOU OR SOMEONE ELSE RAISED AT THE PUBLIC HEARING DESCRIBED IN THIS AGENDA, OR IN WRITTEN CORRESPONDENCE DELIVERED TO THE TOWN CLERK, AT OR PRIOR TO THE PUBLIC HEARING.

Any member of the public may request placement of an item on the agenda by submitting a request to the Town Clerk. The public is encouraged to contact the Town Manager at 415-927-5050 for assistance on any item between Council meetings.


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