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Sausalito City Council Agenda
December 11, 2007

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 and requests that Roll Call be taken
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 LABOR NEGOTIATOR pursuant to CGC § 54957.6
Agency Negotiator: City Manager
Employee Organizations: SEIU 1021 and Sausalito Firefighters Assoc. IAFF Local 1775

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

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 LEGAL COUNSEL – Existing litigation pursuant to subdivision (b) of CGC § 54956.9
Notices of Intent to Sue from Northern California River Watch

5. CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUSEL – Anticipated litigation pursuant to subdivision (b) of CGC § 54956.9 (one potential case)

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. Introduction of new Finance Accounting Technician Yixuan Ma
B. Presentation of Proclamation to Captain Bouchard, FF/Engineer Blount, FF Frazier
    and PM Moran for outstanding service at the Witch Fire
C. Introduction and Swearing in of Police Sergeant Bill Fraass, Corporals Michael Striek
    and Steve Veveiros, Officer Joshua Schulman, Administrative Aide I Dawn Barbour,
    Administrative Aide II Susan Barnes and Chaplain Doug Huneke

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 MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETING (Estimated time: 5 minutes)

A. Approval of Action Minutes from the November 13, 2007 Regular City Council Meeting

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 actions taken at the OMIT Committee meeting of November 5, 2007
2) Receive and file actions taken at the Finance Committee meeting of November 7,
    2007
3) Receive and file actions taken at the Sausalito Public Safety Facilities meeting of
    November 8, 2007
4) Receive and file draft minutes of the November 1 Sustainability Commission Meeting
5) Acknowledge actions taken at the November 28 meeting of the Planning
    Commission
6) Authorize payment of overtime expenses to the Southern Marin Fire Protection
    District for the months of August and September and totaling $27,152.80
    (attachment)
7) Use of Park Bond Monies to repair and resurface the Basketball Court located at 420
    Litho Street   (attachment)
8) Approve Third Amendment to Agreement with Glass Architects for preparation of a
    set of bid documents for furnishings for both the Police and Fire Station Buildings
    (attachment 1attachment 2) 
9) Approval of an Encroachment Agreement to all the encroachment of a projecting
    sign and awning in the public right of way for the business located at 599 B
    Bridgeway (APN 065-132-04), as recommended by the Planning Commission for
    application No. SP/DR/EA 07-004   (attachment)

Item No. 5 PUBLIC HEARINGS - None

Item No. 6 BUSINESS ITEMS (Estimated time: 1 hour, 30 minutes)

A. City Council Election of Mayor to serve December 12, 2007 through December 2, 2008

1) Nominations by Councilmembers for Mayor
2) Vote on nominations and announcement of Mayor

B. City Council election of Vice Mayor to serve December 12, 2007 through December 2, 2008

1) Nominations by Councilmembers for Vice Mayor
2) Vote on nominations and announcement of Vice Mayor
3) Presentation to outgoing Mayor Kelly

C. Approve First Amended and Restated Agreement by and between the City of Sausalito and the Southern Marin Fire Protection District to Provide Fire Protection Services (City Attorney Mary Wagner/Fire Chief Denis Walsh)   (attachment 1attachment 2)

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

D. Approval of Memorandum of Understanding between the City of Sausalito and the Southern Marin Professional Firefighters, Sausalito Group, IAFF Local 1775 (Deputy Planning Director Kevin Bryant)   (attachment)

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

E. Approval of Memorandum of Understanding between the City of Sausalito and the Marin Association of Public Employees, SEIU – Miscellaneous Employees (Deputy Planning Director Kevin Bryant)   (attachment)

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

F. Approve Audit/Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for the Year Ended June 30, 2007 (Finance Director Louise Ho)

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

G. Receive and file first quarter Treasurer’s Report for July through September 2007 (Finance Director Louise Ho)   (attachment)

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

H. Gabrielson Park Improvements and Jazz by the Bay stage relocation (Special Events Coordinator Jeanne Friedel)   (attachment)

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

I. Receive and file third quarter Police Department Statistical Report for July through September 2007 (Police Chief Scott Paulin)   (attachment)

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

J. Review process proposal from Waterfront & Marinship Action Committee (Deputy Planning Director Kevin Bryant)   (attachment)

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

K. Consider awarding monies from the Holiday Parking Donation Fund in response to the request from Homeward Bound “The Next Key Center” (Administrative Services Manager Dale Vaughn)

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

L. Approve recommendation to close City Hall during the week December 24, 2007 through January 1, 2008 (City Manager Adam Politzer)   (attachment)

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

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 and Council questions
b. PUBLIC COMMENT
c. 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 Reports

1. Councilmember Reports

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

Item No. 8 Adjournment

The next City Council Regular meeting is scheduled for January 8, 2008 at 7:00 pm.

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