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SANTA ROSA CITY COUNCIL AGENDA AND SUMMARY REPORT
REGULAR MEETING
CITY HALL, 100 SANTA ROSA AVENUE
APRIL 10, 2012

3:00 P.M. (MAYOR’S CONFERENCE ROOM, ROOM 10)

1. CALL TO ORDER AND ROLL CALL

2. INTERVIEWS FOR BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS

• Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Board – Two Applicants (One Senior Community Representative Position)

3. ANNOUNCEMENT OF CLOSED SESSION ITEMS IN MAYOR’S CONFERENCE ROOM (ROOM 10, CITY HALL)

3.1 PUBLIC COMMENT ON CLOSED SESSION ITEMS

Prior to adjournment into Closed Session, the public may speak up to three minutes on items to be addressed in Closed Session.

3.2 ADJOURN TO CLOSED SESSION IN THE MAYOR’S CONFERENCE ROOM

3.3 CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORS

Agency Designated Representatives: Fran Elm, Human Resources Director, Chris Sliz, Employee Relations Manager and Jennifer Phillips, Assistant City Manager.
Employee Organizations:  Service Employees International Union Local 1021, (Employee Unit 8 - Transit); Public Safety Management Association (Employee Unit 9)

3.5 ADJOURN CLOSED SESSIONS AND RECONVENE TO OPEN SESSION IN THE COUNCIL CHAMBER

3:30 P.M. (CITY COUNCIL CHAMBER)

4. STUDY SESSION 

4.1 IFAS (FINANCE, HUMAN RESOURCES, AND PAYROLL SYSTEM) UPDATE

Staff will present an update on the IFAS financial, human resources and payroll system implementation

4:00 P.M. (CITY COUNCIL CHAMBER)

5. ANNOUNCEMENT OF ROLL CALL

6. REPORT, IF ANY, ON STUDY AND CLOSED SESSION(S)

7. PROCLAMATIONS/PRESENTATIONS 

7.1 PROCLAMATION -- CHILD ABUSE PREVENTION MONTH/BLUE RIBBON MONTH

7.2 PROCLAMATION -- RESPONSIBLE ALCOHOL MERCHANT AWARDS 

7.3 PRESENTATION -- ECONOMIC COMPETITIVENESS TASK FORCE UPDATE ON THE GO LOCAL BUSINESS PROGRAM 

PUBLIC COMMENTS ON AGENDA ITEMS:  Except for public hearing items, comments from the public will be allowed on all agenda items at the time each item is called. Comments on public hearing items may be made when the hearing is opened.
PUBLIC COMMENTS ON NON-AGENDA ITEMS:  Comments from the public on non-agenda items will be heard under Agenda Item 15.

8. STAFF BRIEFINGS 

This time is reserved for City staff to provide a five-minute briefing to the Council on departmental issues of interest.  No action will be taken on these matters except to possibly place a particular item on a future agenda for Council consideration.

8.1 QUARTERLY REPORT ON CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM PROJECTS

Staff will provide an update on Capital Improvement Program (CIP) projects.  This is the third quarterly report on CIP projects.  The briefing will include project updates, fund transfers and major expenditures, recently completed projects and projects under construction.  CIP projects provide the infrastructure that is critical to the economic vitality and quality of life in Santa Rosa.

9. APPROVAL OF MINUTES – April 3, 2012, Regular Meeting

10. MAYOR'S/COUNCILMEMBERS’ REPORTS

10.1 STATEMENTS OF ABSTENTION BY COUNCILMEMBERS

10.2 MAYOR /COUNCILMEMBERS’ REPORTS

10.3 REPORTS BY MAYOR/COUNCILMEMBERS REGARDING VARIOUS AGENCY MEETINGS ATTENDED AND POSSIBLE COUNCIL DIRECTION TO ITS REPRESENTATIVES ON PENDING ISSUES BEFORE SUCH BOARDS (IF NEEDED)

• Sonoma County Transportation Authority (SCTA)

• Sonoma County Water Agency (SCWA) – Water Advisory Committee

• Solid Waste Advisory Group (SWAG)

• Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG)

• Other

10.4 APPOINTMENTS TO BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS

Council may vote to make an appointment to the following Board:

• Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Board (One Senior Community Representative Position) for the remainder of a four-year term to expire December 2014

11. CITY MANAGER'S/CITY ATTORNEY’S REPORTS 

12. CONSENT ITEMS

12.1 RESOLUTION -- SPEED LIMITS ON ASTON AVENUE, SEBASTOPOL ROAD, SECOND STREET, AND THIRD STREET 

This resolution, recommended by the Transportation and Public Works Department, establishes radar enforceable speed limits for a segment of Aston Avenue between Hendley Street and Brookwood Avenue, while maintaining the current speed limit of 30 mph; for a segment of Sebastopol Road between 750’ west of South Wright Road and 700’ east of Stony Point Road, while maintaining the current speed limit of 40 mph; for a segment of Second Street between E Street and Montgomery Drive, while lowering the speed limit from 30 mph to 25 mph; and for a segment of Third Street between B Street and E Street, while lowering the speed limit from 30 mph to 25 mph.

12.2 RESOLUTION -- INSTALLATION OF SPEED TABLES ON JACK LONDON DRIVE BETWEEN HIGHWAY 12 AND ROMA STREET 

This resolution, recommended by the Transportation and Public Works Department, authorizes the installation of two speed tables on Jack London Drive for the purpose of traffic calming.

CITY COUNCIL ACTING IN ITS CAPACITY AS SUCCESSOR AGENCY TO THE REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY OF THE CITY OF SANTA ROSA

12.3 RESOLUTION -- ADOPTION OF RECOGNIZED OBLIGATION PAYMENT SCHEDULE AND ADMINISTRATIVE BUDGET FOR JULY – DECEMBER 2012

This resolution, recommended by the Department of Economic Development and Housing, adopts the Administrative Budget and Recognized Obligation Payment Schedule for the period of July 1, 2012 through December 31, 2012 for the Successor Agency to the former Redevelopment Agency of the City of Santa Rosa, pursuant to Health and Safety Code §34177(j)-(l). 

13. WRITTEN COMMUNICATIONS (AND POSSIBLE COUNCIL ACTION)

13.1 QUARTERLY CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM PROJECTS UPDATE: JANUARY – MARCH 2012

14. [IF NEEDED] – ANNOUNCEMENT OF ADDITIONAL CLOSED SESSION ITEM(S), ADJOURNMENT TO CLOSED SESSION(S), RECONVENE TO OPEN SESSION, AND ANNOUNCEMENTS, IF ANY

15. PUBLIC COMMENTS ON NON-AGENDA MATTERS

This is the time when any person may address the Council on matters not listed on this agenda, but which are within the subject matter jurisdiction of the Council.  Each speaker is allowed three minutes.  To address the Council you are requested to complete the yellow Speaker’s Card and give it to the City Clerk.  If you are unable to or do not wish to wait for the public comment portion of the agenda, you are encouraged to contact the Council or City Manager directly by emailing your information to CMOffice@srcity.org or by telephoning the Council and City Manager’s Office at 707-543-3010.

16. ADJOURNMENT OF MEETING

*Did not appear on the preliminary agenda. 
**Quasi-judicial or adjudicative action.

UPCOMING MEETINGS

April 17 

Study Session – Spring Financial Update, Review of Proposed
    FY2012/13 Budget Reductions and Review of Measure O Fiscal
    Obligations
Report – Refinancing 2004A Wastewater Bonds
Report - Community Advisory Board Community Improvement Grant
      Program
Report – Council Goals and Strategic Objectives – Third Quarter
       Update
Report -- FY 2012/13 Budget Preparation and Policy Direction

April 24 No Meeting
 
May 1 

Staff Briefing – Short Range Transit Plan (SRTP)
Report – Approval of Amendment to Agreement with Sonoma County
    for Samuel Jones Hall
Public Hearing – Approval of Community Development Block Grant
    Action Plan

May 8 Mo Meeting

May 15  

Study Session – City Council FY 2012/2013 Preliminary Budget Review
Staff Briefing – Water Use Efficiency Poster Contest Awards

May 16 

Study Session – City Council FY 2012/2013 Preliminary Budget Review

May 22

May 24 No Meeting

June 5

June 12-14 

Public Hearing – City Council FY2012/2013 Budget Hearings

August 14 

Study Session – Short Range Transit Plan (SRTP)

September 11 

Public Hearing – Short Range Transit Plan (SRTP)

PENDING:

Study Session – Realignment Update
Study Session – Policy Guidelines for Shared Services
Study Session – Update on Community Policing
Report – Proposition 84 Grant Approval
Public Hearing – Ordinance Introduction – Fire Flow Requirements and
    Modification

MEETINGS FOR THE WEEKS OF APRIL 9 AND APRIL 16, 2012

April 12 - Charter Review, 5:00 p.m., Utilities Field Operations Building, 35 Stony Point Road

April 12 -  Planning Commission, 4:00 p.m., City Council Chamber, 100 Santa Rosa
Avenue

April 19 -  Zoning Administrative Hearing, 10:30 a.m., City Hall – Room 7, 100 Santa Rosa Avenue

April 19 - Board of Public Utilities, 1:30 p.m., City Hall, Council Chamber, 100 Santa Rosa Avenue

April 19 -  Design Review Board, 2:00 p.m., City Hall, Room 7, 100 Santa Rosa Avenue

April 19 -  Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Board (CANCELLED), 4:00 p.m., City Hall Annex, Room 7 A/B, 90 Santa Rosa Avenue


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