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Council Agenda Committee**

Minutes

 

Monday, September 13, 2004

  1. Roll Call:  2:35 p.m.

    Present:  Councilmembers Maio, Hawley and Mayor Bates.

     

  2. Public Comment: Dave Mandell.

     

  3. Approval of Minutes of Meeting of July 12, 2004 (PDF, 16 KB).

    Action:  Moved, seconded, carried (Maio/Hawley) to approve the minutes.

     

  4. Review and Action on Draft Housing Authority Agenda for September 21, 2004 (PDF, 15 KB).

    Action:  All items approved for placement on the agenda.

     

  5. Review and Action on Draft City Council Agenda for September 21, 2004.

    Action:  All items approved for placement on the agenda with the following additions, deletions or changes:

     

    Item 30: Support Proposition 63: California Mental Health Services Act Initiative

    From: Councilmember Worthington

    Recommendation: Support Proposition 63 which would add a 1% tax on personal incomes above $1 million to provide dedicated funding for expansion of mental health services and programs.

    Contact: Kriss Worthington, Councilmember District 7, 981-7170

    Action:  Combine with Item 29 on the same topic from Mayor Bates, with Worthington and Breland as the secondary authors.

     

    Item 32: Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

    From: Councilmembers Maio and Breland

    Recommendation:  Refer to the City Manager the request to develop an Ordinance that established a quota on the number of Medical Marijuana Dispensaries at no greater than three, and to ensure that they are reasonably located away from schools and not concentrated in one particular area.

    Contact: Linda Maio, Councilmember District 1, 981-7110 and Margaret Breland, Councilmember District 2, 981-7120

    Action: Move to Action Calendar at the request of Councilmember Worthington.

     

    Item 43: University Avenue Pedestrian Improvement Plan

    a.      From: Transportation Commission

    Recommendation:  Adopt the recommendations listed in the “Summary: Pedestrian Friendly University Avenue Corridor Plan” to augment the 1996 University Avenue Strategic Plan.

    Financial Implications: Unknown.

    Contact: Peter Hillier, Secretary, 981-7010

    b.      From: City Manager

    Recommendation:  The City Manager takes no position concerning the recommendations of the Commission.

    Contact: Peter Hillier, Transportation, 981-7010

    Action: Move to Action Calendar by City Manager with a revised City Manager recommendation.

     

    Item 49: Daylighting of Strawberry Creek

    From: Councilmember Spring and Mayor Bates

    Recommendation:  Adopt a Resolution supporting the daylighting of Strawberry Creek in the downtown, if feasibility is demonstrated.

    Contact: Dona Spring, Councilmember District 4, 981-7140 and Tom Bates, Mayor, 981-7100

    Action: Held over to October 5, 2004 as requested by Councilmember Spring.

     

    The following additional items were submitted for placement on the Council agenda:

     

    Contract: Emergency Repair of Strawberry Creek Culvert on Allston Way

    From:  City Manager

    Recommendation:  Adopt a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to award a contract and any amendments to perform emergency repair work on the failed sections of the Strawberry Creek Culvert generally under Allston Way near Harold Way.

    Contact:  Rene Cardinaux, Public Works, 981-6300

    Action:  Approved for placement on the agenda

     

    Agenda for September 28th Public Hearing on Creeks Ordinance

    From:  Council Agenda Committee

    Recommendation:  Approve the order of order and time allotted for staff presentation, Council comment and public testimony for the agenda of September 28th and the public hearing on the Creeks Ordinance.

    Contact:  Sherry M. Kelly, City Clerk, 981-6900

     

  6. Review and Action on scheduling of Calendar, Public Hearings, Presentations and Work Session topics.

    1. Master Calendar (PDF, 47 KB)

      Action:  Scheduled UC Foothill Footbridge for November 9, 2004.

    2. Land Use Matters (PDF, 111 KB)

      Action:  None.

       

  7. Discussion and Action regarding process for review of the Agenda Committee and amendments to Council Rules of Procedure.

     

  8. Adjournment: 3:21 p.m.

 

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**At its March 11, 2003 meeting, the City Council adopted Resolution No. 61,968-N.S. changing the name of the Rules Committee to the “Agenda Committee” to better reflect its duties.


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