City Council Meeting

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Monday, November 5, 2012 - 7:30pm
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CITY OF BRISBANE CITY COUNCIL
 
MEETING AGENDA
 
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2012
 
BRISBANE CITY HALL, 50 PARK PLACE, BRISBANE
 
 
 I.        6:00 P.M. CLOSED SESSION
 
            A.     Liability Claims; Khalil Jaser; pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.95
 
            B.      Conference with real property negotiator regarding 185 Visitacion, pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.8
 
            C.     Conference with real property negotiator regarding a portion of public right-of-way adjoining parcel 007-521-030, pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.8
     
 II.      7:30 P.M. CALL TO ORDER – FLAG SALUTE
 
 III.     ROLL CALL
 
 IV.      ADOPTION OF AGENDA (Deletions, Additions, Changes and Adoption)   
 
 V.       ORAL COMMUNICATIONS NO. 1
 
 VI.     CONSENT CALENDAR
 
 
 
 
 
VII.     PUBLIC HEARING
 
 
                  (The Parks and Recreation Commission recently reviewed a proposed increase to swimming pool fees and is recommending that an increase in the Youth/Senior Resident rate by $1 for drop ins and $5 for punch cards and monthly passes. Youth/Senior non-resident rates would increase $2 for drop ins, and $8 for punch cards and monthly passes. There would be a $1 surcharge for morning lap swim for al users and a $5 surcharge for people who buy a monthly pass or punch card. If a pass or punch card user doesn’t pay the $5 surcharge then each time the user would be at the pool in the morning hours he/she would need to pay an additional $1. The cost for Adult non-resident drop-ins would be $10 for weekend days in the summer.)
 
 
                  (The purpose of this ordinance is to update the Subdivision Ordinance so as to be consistent with current State law in regards to condominiums, dedication of land for park and recreation purposes, and passive or natural heating/cooling opportunities in subdivision design; and to amend the Zoning Ordinance to clarify condominium approval procedures and to revise the condominium development standards.)
 
 
                  (The purpose of this ordinance is to update the Subdivision section of the Municipal Code’s lot merger procedures to be consistent with State law.)
 
 
                  (The purpose of this ordinance is to update the Subdivision ordinances lot line adjustment procedures to be consistent with current State law, to clarify the zoning ordinance’s substandard lot provisions, and to amend the zoning ordinance to change dwelling groups from conditional uses to permitted uses in the R-2 and R-3 Districts per the Housing Element.)
 
VIII.     NEW BUSINESS
 
 
                  (On October 9th, Mayor Lentz, city staff, and members of the community met to discuss the issue of pedestrian access in town. Many concerns were raised including cars parked and blocking access to sidewalks, vehicles essentially being stored on the street, impacts of beautification of the town. Enforcement of existing laws and ordinances were also discussed. The Council will discuss these issues, take any public testimony, and give direction to staff.)
 
 
                  (During the Parks and Recreation Commission’s discussion of the Sierra Point Guidelines and the public plaza the issue of a signature piece of art was discussed. Based on this a Commissioner requested the Commission pursue the idea of creating an on-going funding source for public art on Sierra Point, the Baylands, or for other larger scale projects. Councilmembers will discuss and consider directing the Parks and Recreation Commission to develop an ordinance which would provide a method to fund public art.)
 
 
                  (The 7 Mile House Sports Bar & Grill has requested permission to use the sidewalk area in front of their restaurant for outdoor dining. This area was recently upgraded as part of the Bayshore Bus Stop Improvement Project and includes a new sidewalk approximately 12 feet in width. The proposed outdoor dining area would utilize 7-feet wide strip of the sidewalk in front of the existing restaurant, maintaining a clear sidewalk width of 5 feet for public access.)
 
 IX.     STAFF REPORTS
 
               A.   City Manager’s Report on upcoming activities
 
                      - Status report on Yard Waste Collection Day
 
                      - Update on Notice of Preparation for Baylands project
 
 X.        MAYOR/COUNCIL MATTERS
 
               A.   Subcommittee Report
 
               B.   Communications
 
               C.   Discuss proposed City Council Meeting Schedule
 
 XI.        ORAL COMMUNICATIONS
 
XII.        ADJOURNMENT


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