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, AUGUST 15, 2017
7:10 P.M.


7:10 CLOSED SESSION
1. CALL TO ORDER
2. PUBLIC COMMENT ON CLOSED SESSION ITEMS
3. CLOSED SESSION

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 Firefighters’ Association

CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL-ANTICIPATED LITIGATION 
Significant exposure to litigation pursuant to paragraph (2) of subdivision (d) of Section 54956.9:  (1 potential case regarding calculation of overtime for Corte Madera firefighters under the Fair Labor Standards Act.)



1.

7:30pm: OPEN SESSION

CALL TO ORDER, ROLL CALL AND SALUTE TO THE FLAG

1.I  Report Out of Closed Session
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

1. Certificate of Appreciation for Nancy Fiedler, Senior Programs Coordinator for the Parks and Recreation      Department
2. Proclamation in Support of Child Support Awareness Month

 
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.

Waive Further Reading and Authorize Introduction and/or Adoption of Ordinances and Resolutions By Title Only

This item contains standard language authorizing Town Council to introduce and/or adopt Resolutions and Ordinances by Title only and waive further reading.  

4.I.ii.

Consideration and Possible Adoption of Resolution No. 39/2017 Endorsing The Corte Madera Beautification Committee’s Oktoberfest And Allowing Temporary Signs In The Public Right-Of-Way From September 14, 2017 To October 16, 2017 Advertising The Oktoberfest Celebration And Determining That The Project Is Exempt From The California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Pursuant To CEQA Guidelines 15061(B)(3)

(Report from Phil Boyle, Senior Planner)
4.I.iii.

Consideration and Possible Adoption of Resolution No. 40/2017 Endorsing Spark (Larkspur-Corte Madera Schools Foundation) And Allowing Signs In The Public Right-Of-Way From August 23, 2017 To September 17, 2017 Advertising The Spark Foundation’s Annual “Fun Run” And Determining That The Project Is Exempt From The California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Pursuant To CEQA Guidelines 15061(B)(3).

(Report from Phil Boyle, Senior Planner)
4.I.iv.

Consideration and Possible Approval of Response to Marin County Civil Grand Jury Report Entitled “The Budget Squeeze – How Will Marin Fund Its Public Employee Pensions?”

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

Consideration and Possible Adoption of Ordinance No. 968 Updating Corte Madera Municipal Code Chapter 2.14 “Flood Control Board” Section 2.14.010 “Membership”

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

Consideration and Possible Approval of a Revised Letter of Opposition to Senate Bill 35, Affordable Housing: Streamlined Approval Process

(Report from Rebecca Vaughn, Town Clerk)
4.I.vii.

Consideration and Possible Approval of Mariner Cove Storm Drainage Improvements-Phase 2, Project No. 16-012: Adoption of Resolution 42/2017 Awarding A Public Works Contract to Team Ghilotti And Authorizing Expenditures For Construction Of Project #16-012, ”Mariner Cove Storm Drainage Improvements-Phase 2”

(Report from Kelly Crowe, Senior Civil Engineer)
 
4.I.viii.

Consideration and Possible Approval of Resolution No. 37/2017 Authorizing the Town Manager to Enter Into a Professional Services Agreement with Tyler Technologies for Implementation, Maintenance and Ongoing Support of the Incode Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) System

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

Consideration and Possible Approval of Warrants and Payroll for the Period 7/27/17 through 8/09/17:

Warrant Check Numbers 216649 through 216724,  Payroll Check Numbers 5545 through 5559, Payroll Direct Deposit Numbers 32534 through 32680 and Payroll Wire Transfer Numbers 2186 through 2190.

(Report from George T. Warman, Jr., Director of Administrative Services/Town Treasurer) 

4.I.x.

Consideration and Possible Approval of Warrants and Payroll for the Period 7/13/17 through 7/26/17:

Warrant Check Numbers 216649 through 216724,  Payroll Check Numbers 5545 through 5559, Payroll Direct Deposit Numbers 32534 through 32680 and Payroll Wire Transfer Numbers 2186 through 2190.

(Report from George T. Warman, Jr., Director of Administrative Services/Town Treasurer) 
4.I.xi.

Consideration and Possible Approval of Minutes of August 1, 2017 Town Council Meeting With Recommended Edits As Noted In Red

4.II.

SANITARY DISTRICT ITEMS


4.II.i.

Consideration and Possible Action to Accept Ad-Hoc Committee’s Recommended Revisions to the Central Marin Sanitation Agency (CMSA) Joint Powers Authority (JPA) Agreement

(Report from Todd Cusimano, District Manager)
5.

PUBLIC HEARINGS


5.I.

Continued Public Hearing for Consideration and Possible Introduction of Ordinance 967 To Amend The Town of Corte Madera Municipal Code (CMMC) Section 18.08 (R-Residential Districts) and Section 18.24 (General Provisions and Exceptions) to Increase the Allowable Maximum Portion of Parcels that May Be Covered By Structures in R-1 Medium Density Residential Zones.

(Report from Doug Bush, Associate Planner)
6.

BUSINESS ITEMS


6.I.

Consideration and Possible Action to Approve Resolution No. 38/2017 Authorizing The Mayor To Sign The Central Marin Fire Authority Joint Powers Agreement Between the City of Larkspur and the Town of Corte Madera and Possible Appointment of Two Members and One Alternate Member to the Fire Council

(Report from Todd Cusimano, Town Manager)
 
6.II.

Consideration and Possible Introduction of Ordinance No. 969 Amending Section 2.04.010 Of The Corte Madera Municipal Code (Meetings) To Change The Start Time Of Town Council Meetings From 7:30pm To 6:30pm

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

Presentation and Discussion of Options for Banning or Regulating (1) Cannabis Businesses and (2) Cultivation of Cannabis for Personal Use and Possible Direction to Staff

(Report from Todd Cusimano, Town Manager; Adam Wolff, Director of Planning and Building and Teresa Stricker, Town Attorney)
7.

TOWN MANAGER AND COUNCIL REPORTS

 -  Town Manager Report
 -  Council Reports
      

8.

REVIEW OF DRAFT AGENDA FOR UPCOMING TOWN COUNCIL MEETING

8.I.

Review of Draft September 19, 2017 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.

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