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, MARCH 6, 2018
6:00 P.M. CLOSED SESSION
6:30 P.M. REGULAR MEETING





6:00pm CLOSED SESSION:
CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATOR 
Closed Session Pursuant to Cal. Gov’t Code Section 54957.6
Agency Negotiators: Todd Cusimano, Town Manager and Glen Berkheimer, IEDA 
Employee Organizations: Department Heads, Mid-Management Group and SEIU
 
PUBLIC EMPLOYEE PERFORMANCE EVALUATION
Closed Session Pursuant to Cal. Gov’t Code Section 54957
Title:  Town Manager

6:30pm REGULAR MEETING:
1.

CALL TO ORDER, SALUTE TO THE FLAG, ROLL CALL

1.I. Report out of Closed Session from March 6, 2018 Regular Meeting

1.II Report out of Closed Session From February 20, 2018 Regular Town Council Meeting Regarding the Following Items:
9.I CONFERENCE WITH REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATOR 
        Closed Session Pursuant to Cal. Gov’t Code Section 54956.8
Property: 512 Tamalpais Drive, The Wash Tub Laundromat
Property Negotiator: Michael Gralnick
Agency Negotiator: Vesa Becam, Keegan & Coppin Company
Under Negotiation: Price and Terms of Payment

9.II CONFERENCE WITH REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATOR 
        Closed Session Pursuant to Cal. Gov’t Code Section 54956.8
        Property: 152 Willow Avenue 
Agency Negotiator: Todd Cusimano, Town Manager
Under Negotiation: Price and Terms of Payment

9.III PUBLIC EMPLOYEE PERFORMANCE EVALUATION
        Closed Session Pursuant to Cal. Gov’t Code Section 54957
        Title: Town Manager

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.

PRESENTATION

3.I.

Coalition Connection: Update to Council Provided By Linda Henn, Project Coordinator, and Kelsey Fernandez, Assistant Coordinator

(The Coalition Connection is a collaborative comprised of the Twin Cities Coalition for Healthy Youth and the Ross Valley Healthy Community Collaborative)
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 No. 10/2018 (1) Endorsing The Corte Madera Women’s Improvement Club, (2) Allowing Three Temporary Signs In The Public Right-Of-Way From April 23, 2018 To April 28, 2018 Publicizing The Corte Madera Women’s Improvement Club “Giant Indoor Yard Sale”; 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.iii.

Supplemental Budget Appropriation to Increase Contribution to Central Marin Police Authority (CMPA) By $66,176 to Resolve Deficits in the Insurance Fund

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

Consider A Three-Year Lease Agreement For Workforce Housing For Use Of Town Owned Residence Located At 152 Willow Avenue; And Authorizing The Town Manager To Execute The Agreement

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

Accept Annual Statement of Investment Policy

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

Receive and File Investment Transactions Monthly Report for January 2018

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

Approval of Warrants and Payroll for the Period 2/01/18 through 2/28/18: Warrant Check Numbers 218003 through 218216; Payroll Check Numbers 5720 through 5746; Payroll Direct Deposit Numbers 34010 through 34195; Payroll Wire Transfer Numbers 2278 through 2289 and Wire Transfer of 2/01/18.

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

Approval of Minutes of February 20, 2018 Town Council Meeting

4.II.

SANITARY DISTRICT ITEMS: NONE

5.

PUBLIC HEARINGS


5.I.

Public Hearing On Appeal Application PL-2018-0021, An Appeal of Design Review Application PL-2017-0045 For A New 4,360 Square Foot, Two Level, Single Family Dwelling At 8 Westward Drive

(Report from Doug Bush, Associate Planner)
6.

BUSINESS ITEMS


6.I.

TOWN BUSINESS ITEMS

6.I.i.

Consider Amendment and Re-Introduction of Ordinance 975, To Be Approved By The Voters At The June 5, 2018 Election, To Repeal The Existing Special Property Tax Currently Imposed For Storm Drainage And Flood Control Infrastructure; To Increase, And Extend Until Repealed By The Voters, The General Transactions And Use Tax From a ½-Cent Tax To A ¾-Cent Tax; And Require Annual Audit And Citizen Oversight Of Tax Expenditures

(Report from Todd Cusimano, Town Manager and Peter Brown, Public Works Director)
 
6.I.ii.

Consider Adoption of Resolution 08/2018 Of The Town Council Of The Town Of Corte Madera:

(A) Calling And Giving Notice Of The Holding Of A Special Election On June 5, 2018 To Consider Adoption Of A Measure To (1) Repeal The Special Drainage Property Tax ($98 Per Residential Unit Or Per 1,000 Commercial Square Feet); (2) Extend The Existing General 1/2¢ Sales Tax (Transaction And Use Tax) At A 3/4¢ Rate Until Ended By Voters;  And (3) Require An Annual Audit Of, And A Citizens Advisory Committee To Oversee, The Transaction And Use Tax Expenditures; (B) Requesting Consolidation Of The Special Election With The June 5, 2018 Statewide Primary Election; (C) Directing The Town Attorney To Prepare An Impartial Analysis Of The Measure Pursuant To Elections Code Section 9280; And (D) Authorizing Two Councilmembers To Draft, Sign And Submit A Ballot Argument In Favor Of The Measure And Any Rebuttal Argument, And To Select Community Members To Sign Those Arguments.
(Report from Rebecca Vaughn, Town Clerk)

6.I.iii.

Consideration and Possible Action to Adopt Resolution 09/2018 Approving the Housing Element Annual Report

(Report from Adam Wolff, Director of Planning and Building)
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 March 20, 2018 Town Council Meeting

 
9.

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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