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HIGHLIGHTED ITEMS OF THE AGENDA LINK TO DOWNLOADABLE PDF FILES PERTAINING TO EACH ITEM

Note that the City Council may, at its discretion, consider agenda items out of the order in which they are listed. The public may comment on any item on the agenda that has not previously been subject to public comment. To give everyone an opportunity to be heard and to ensure the presentation of different points of view, Council requests that members of the audience who speak: 1) Always address the Chair; 2) State his/her name; 3) State views succinctly; and 4) Limit presentations to three (3) minutes.

5:30 P.M. CALL TO ORDER IN THE COUNCIL CHAMBERS AT CITY HALL, 420 LITHO STREET

A. Mayor Kelly calls the meeting to order
B. Mayor Kelly announces Closed Session items
C. PUBLIC COMMENT on Closed Session items
D. City Council adjourns to CLOSED SESSION to consider the following:

1. CONFERENCE WITH REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATOR pursuant to CGC § 54956.8
Property: 18 Pearl Street, Sausalito
Negotiating Parties: Dana and Kent Whitson
City Negotiator: City Attorney
Under Negotiation: Price and Terms

2. CONFERENCE WITH REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATOR pursuant to CGC § 54956.8
Property: Marinship Park and Martin Luther King (MLK) Park
Negotiating Parties: Sausalito Art Festival Foundation
City Negotiator: City Attorney
Under Negotiation: Price and Terms

3. CONFERENCE WITH REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATOR pursuant to CGC § 54956.8
Property: Sausalito Marine Properties; Foot of Locust Street
Negotiating Parties: Zacks Inc. dba Sausalito Marine
City Negotiator: City Manager and City Attorney
Under Negotiation: Price and Terms

4. CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATOR pursuant to CGC § 54957.6
Agency Negotiator: City Manager
Employee Organizations: SEIU 1021 and Sausalito Firefighters Assoc. IAFF Local 1775

5. CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL –Existing litigation pursuant to subdivision (b) of CGC § 54956.9 (one case)
Sausalito v. Alta Mira Treatment Program

7:00 P.M. COUNCIL WILL RECONVENE FOR REGULAR MEETING IN COUNCIL CHAMBERS

BUSINESS MEETING BEGINS (Estimated time: 10 minutes)

A. Roll Call
B. Pledge of Allegiance
C. Closed Session Announcements (if any)
D. PUBLIC COMMENT on Closed Session Items
E. Approval of Agenda

SPECIAL PRESENTATION - NONE

COMMUNICATIONS (Estimated time: 15 minutes)

PUBLIC COMMUNICATIONS: This is the time for the City Council to hear from citizens regarding matters that are not on the agenda. Comments on matters that are on the agenda shall be made at the time the Council considers those matters. Except in very limited situations, state law precludes the Council from taking action on or engaging in discussions concerning items of business that are not on the agenda. However, the Council may refer matters not on the agenda to City staff or direct that the subject be agendized for a future meeting. Speakers are limited to 3 minutes each.

ACTION MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETING (Estimated time: 5 minutes)

A. Approve Action Minutes for City Council Regular Meeting of October 2, 2007
B. Approve Action Minutes for City Council Special Meeting of October 4, 2007
C. Approve Action Minutes for City Council Special Meeting of October 8, 2007

CONSENT CALENDAR (Estimated time: 5 minutes)

REMOVAL OF ITEMS FROM THE CONSENT CALENDAR: Matters listed under the Consent Calendar are considered routine and non-controversial, require no discussion, are expected to have unanimous Council support, and may be enacted by the Council in one motion in the form listed below. There will be no separate discussion of Consent Calendar items. However, before the Council votes on a motion to adopt the Consent Calendar items, Councilmembers, City staff, or members of the public may request that specific items be removed from the Consent Calendar for separate action. Items removed from the Consent Calendar will be discussed later on the agenda, when public comment will be heard on any item that was removed from the Consent Calendar.

A. PUBLIC COMMENT: Requests to remove item(s) from the Consent Calendar
B. Motion to approve the following Consent Calendar items:

1. Acknowledge Actions Taken by the Planning Commission at meeting on October 10, 2007
2. Approve expenditures from the Fire Grant Fund to help fund and exercise specialist and other maintenance projects
3. Receive and file minutes from the September 19 meeting of the Parks and Recreation Commission
4. Receive and file actions taken at the October 8 meeting of the Finance Committee
5. Receive and file actions taken at the October 8 meeting of the OMIT Committee

PUBLIC HEARINGS - (Estimated time: 15 minutes)

A. Introduction and first reading, by title only, of an Ordinance of the City of Sausalito amending chapter 11.20 of the Sausalito Municipal Code regarding environmentally acceptable packaging material (City Attorney Mary Wagner)

1. Oral report and City Council questions
2. PUBLIC COMMENT
2. City Council discussion and direction or motion to adopt

BUSINESS ITEMS (Estimated time: 60 minutes)

A. Holiday Parking Program (Finance Director Louise Ho)

1. Oral report and City Council questions
2. PUBLIC COMMENT
3. City Council discussion and direction

B. Quarterly Budget Update – PowerPoint (Finance Director Louise Ho)

1. Oral report and City Council questions
2. PUBLIC COMMENT
3. City Council discussion and direction

C. Update on Pension Obligation Bond to Pay Off CalPERS Side Fund Unfunded Accrued Actuarial Liabilities - PowerPoint (Finance Director Louise Ho)

1. Oral report and City Council questions
2. PUBLIC COMMENT
3. City Council discussion and direction

D. Receive Oral Update on Police and Fire Buildings Process (Deputy Planning Director Kevin Bryant)

1. Oral report and City Council questions
2. PUBLIC COMMENT
3. City Council discussion and direction

E. Quarterly Report on Code Enforcement Activities (Deputy Planning Director Kevin Bryant)

1. Oral report and City Council questions
2. PUBLIC COMMENT
3. City Council discussion and direction

CITY MANAGER REPORTS, CITY COUNCIL APPOINTMENTS, COUNCIL DISCUSSIONS AND COUNCILMEMBER REPORTS

A. City Manager Reports

1. City Manager Information for Council

a. Oral report
b. Council questions
c. PUBLIC COMMENT
d. Council discussion and direction, if any

2. Future Agenda Items

a. City Council questions
b. PUBLIC COMMENT
c. Council discussion and direction, if any

B. City Council Appointments and Councilmember Reports

1. City Council Appointments to Boards, Commissions and Committees

a. City Council Appointments to two positions on the Trees and Views Committee (Administrative Services Manager Dale Vaughn)

1) Mayor’s nominations
2) Councilmember nominations
3) PUBLIC COMMENT
4) Vote on Nominees and Announcement of Appointments

2. Councilmember Reports

a. Reports and City Council questions
b. PUBLIC COMMENT
c. Council discussion and direction, if any

Adjournment

The next City Council Regular meeting is scheduled for November 13, 2007 at 7:00 pm.

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