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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.

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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


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

Item No. 1 SPECIAL PRESENTATION

A. Presentation on the Sister City Delegation’s Trip to Sakaide, Japan (Sister City Committee Chair Susan Roe)

B. Introduction of the “Live” Redesigned City Website (Technology Manager Rhett Redelings)
NOTE: There will be a brief celebration of this much-anticipated event!

Item No. 2 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.

Item No. 3 ACTION REPORT OF PREVIOUS MEETING (Estimated time: 5 minutes)

A. Action Report for City Council meeting of September 18, 2007 (pdf)


Item No. 4 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. Receive and file Minutes of Library Board meeting on July 12, 2007 (pdf)

2. Receive and file Minutes of Historic Landmarks Board meeting on September 12, 2007 (pdf)

3. Receive and file Action Report for Business Advisory Committee meeting on September 20, 2007 (pdf)

4. Receive and file Action Report for Hospitality Business Development Committee meeting on September 20, 2007 (pdf)

5. Acknowledge Actions Taken by Planning Commission at meeting on September 26, 2007 (pdf)

6. Scheduled item cancelled late in packet production process 

7. Update on Police and Fire Buildings Process (Deputy Planning Director Kevin Bryant) (pdf)

8. Approve Encroachment Agreement request that is part of Application No. DR/EA/VA 07-018 to rebuild an existing car deck in the public right-of-way and in a side setback and to rebuild a public stair into the public right-of-way to the property located at 154 Santa Rosa Avenue (APN 065-112-40) 


Item No. 5 PUBLIC HEARINGS - None

Item No. 6 BUSINESS ITEMS (Estimated time: 60 minutes) 

A. Report on Capital Improvement Project: Options for Locating a CNG Fueling Station (City Engineer Todd Teachout) (pdf)

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

B. Adopt Records Retention Schedule for all City departments (City Attorney Mary Wagner) (pdf)

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

Item No. 7 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  (pdf)
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 Chair and Vice Chair positions for the five Business Vision Action Committees (Deputy Planning Director Kevin Bryant)

1) Mayor’s nominations

2) Councilmember nominations

3) PUBLIC COMMENT

4) Vote on Nominees and Announcement of Appointments 

2. Council discussion on procedure by which Proclamations and Certificates of Appreciation are presented to community members (Administrative Services Manager Dale Vaughn) (pdf)

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

3. Adopt 2008 City Council Meeting Schedule (Administrative Services Manager Dale Vaughn) (pdf)
     (balance of items for download) (pdf)
a. City Council discussion and questions
b. PUBLIC COMMENT
c. Council direction and motion to adopt

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

Item No. 8 Adjournment

• A City Council Special Meeting is scheduled for October 4, 2007 at 6:15 pm
• The next City Council Regular meeting is scheduled for October 16, 2007 at 7:00 pm.



How to obtain City Council Agendas
Posted Agendas: Agendas are posted the Friday prior to the City Council meeting date at the entrance to the City Hall at 420 Litho Street.
View on the Internet: Click for the Link: http://www.ci.sausalito.ca.us/business/council/index.htm
E-mail subscription: Send a request to Dvaughn@ci.sausalito.ca.us
Clerk’s Office: Go to the Administration counter at the City Hall at 420 Litho Street, Sausalito.
Council Meetings: Agendas are available for the public at every City Council meeting.

How to obtain City Council Agenda Packet Materials
City Clerk’s Office or the Library: A copy of the complete agenda packet is available for public review on the Friday prior to the City Council meeting at the Administration Office counter and at the Library, both located at 420 Litho Street, Sausalito.
View Staff Reports on the Internet: Follow the link: http://www.ci.sausalito.ca.us/business/council/index.htm
Council Meetings: A complete agenda packet is available for review at each City Council meeting.

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