Town Hall offices will be closed Monday, May 27 in observance of Memorial Day.

Adjourned Regular Town Council Meeting: January 23, 2019

Jan 23 2019

7:00 pm Fairfax Women’s Club

Fairfax Women's Club - 46 Park Road, Fairfax 94930

 Preceded by a Special Meeting in Closed Session at 5:45 p.m. at Town Hall, 142 Bolinas Road


5:45 PM – Call to order – Public comment – Adjourn to closed session on the following matter:


Government Code section 54956.9(d)(2) and (e)(1): two cases


7:00 PM – Call to order the Adjourned Regular Meeting– PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

(Note: the January 16thmeeting was adjourned to this date due to power outage)




The Mayor shall maintain order at the meetings. The Council and the audience are expected to refrain from using profane language and/or ridiculing the character or motives of council members, staff, or members of the public and to maintain the standards of tolerance and civility. Please turn off all cellular phones or place in silent mode.

The Town Council will review the agenda at 10:00 P.M. to ascertain which items, if any, will be continued to another meeting. Any matter not started by 11:30 P.M. will be continued to an adjourned or regular council meeting unless the Council votes to suspend this rule.


Vacancies on Boards and Commissions: 3 on the Climate ActionCommittee. 2 on the Tree Advisory Committee. 1 on the Open Space Committee. 1 on the Parks and Recreation Commission. 1 on the Volunteer Board.  For information and applications visit or contact the Town Clerk.

Fairfax Food Pantry,Saturdays 9-11am, Fairfax Community Church, 2398 SFD Blvd., volunteers needed.


OPEN TIME FOR PUBLIC EXPRESSION: To address the Council on matters not on the agenda, please approach the podium and state your name and address (optional). Individuals have 3 minutes to speak; 5 minutes if representing a group. The Council is not permitted to take action and state law strictly limits the right of the Council to discuss any unagendized item unless it can be demonstrated to be of an emergency nature or the need to take immediate action arose after the posting of the agenda. (Gov. Code §54954.2)


CONSENT CALENDAR (continued from January 16th)

  1. Accept Financial Statement and Disbursement Reports November 2018 – Finance Director


  1. Approve minutes for the October 10, and December 5 and 31, 2018 Town Council meetings – Town Clerk


  1. Reappoint Esther Parber-Gonzalez to the Planning Commission – Town Manager


  1. Reappoint Cindy Swift to the Planning Commission – Town Manager


  1. Reappoint Jesse Hoffman to the Volunteer Board – Town Clerk


  1. Approve sponsorship of the Little League Opening Day Parade on March 16, 2019 – Town Manager


  1. Adopt a Resolution Endorsing the Declaration of a Climate Emergency and Requesting Regional Collaboration on an Immediate Just Transition and Emergency Mobilization Effort to Restore a Safe Climate – Councilmembers Ackerman and Lacques



  1. Discuss/consider the Planning Commission’s comments regarding an ordinance to consolidate Titles 19 & 20 (“Telecommunications”) of the Town Code which would establish uniform and comprehensive regulations for wireless telecommunication facilities (aka 5G or small cell) – Town Manager

Staff Report

Attachment A

Attachment B



Attachment C

Attachment D

Attachment E


  1. Introduce and read by title only an ordinance amending Town Code Chapter 17.112 PDD Planned Development District Zone, which amends Section 17.112.040 (B) to establish a maximum residential density based on an objective development standard of parcel slope; exempt under CEQA Guidelines Section 15060(c)(2), 15061(b)(3), and 15305. – Planning Director



  1. Discuss/consider Council Board & Committee Assignments for 2019 – Town Clerk


  1. Discuss/consider the establishment of a Citizen of the Year Award – Mayor Coler


COUNCIL REPORTS AND COMMENTS (Brief announcements and reports on Councilmember assignments, committees and activities, including reports from meetings attended at Town expense)




ADJOURNMENT in Memory of

William Sagar, Marguerite Marie Kelly, Errol Matthew Friedman, and Peter Arrigoni


If any of the matters described above is challenged in court, you may be limited to raising only those issues you or someone else raised at any public hearing described on this agenda, or in written correspondence delivered at, or prior to, this Council meeting.

If you need an accommodation to attend or participate in this meeting due to disability, please contact the Town Clerk prior to the meeting: (415) 453-1584 or

January 17, 2019
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