Town Council Meeting: August 1, 2018

Aug 1 2018

7:00 pm Fairfax Women’s Club

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

Fairfax Women’s Club, 46 Park Road
Wednesday, August 1, 2018, at 7:00 p.m.
Preceded by a Special Meeting in Closed Session at 5:45 p.m. at Town Hall, 142 Bolinas Road

SPECIAL MEETING in closed session, Town Hall, 142 Bolinas Road

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

CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL – ANTICIPATED LITIGATION Government Code section 54956.9(d)(2) and (e)(1): two cases

REGULAR MEETING, Women’s Club, 46 Park Road, Fairfax

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





Two more Fairfax Chipper Days added (Fairfax residents only):

  • Sat. August 11th 9 am-3 pm at Sir Francis Drake Blvd. & Olema Road
  • Sat. August 18th 9 am-3 pm at Pavilion parking lot, targeted toward Manor Hill neighborhood
    Vacancies on Boards and Commissions: up to 6 on Climate Action Committee. Applications are available at Town Hall and on Town website. Contact Town Clerk for information.
    Fairfax Food Pantry, Saturdays 9-11am, Fairfax Community Church, 2398 SFD Blvd., volunteers needed. For updates on the Marinda Heights (a.k.a. Wall property) project: www.fairfaxbuildingplanning.orgCONSENT CALENDAR

      1. Accept Financial Statement and Disbursement Reports June 2018 – Finance Director
      1. Adoption of a resolution setting the Living Wage pursuant to the annual review requirements of Section 8.56.020 of the Town Code – Finance Director
      1. Reappoint Mallory Geitheim to a full term on the Affordable Housing Committee – Town Clerk
      1. Approve response to Grand Jury Report: Yellow School Bus for Traffic Congestion Relief – Town Manager
      1. Approve a restated and amended employment agreement with the Police Chief – Town Manager
      1. Adopt a Resolution Approving a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with SEIU Local 1021 (Fairfax Non-Management Employees) for the Period July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2021 – Town Manager
      1. Adopt a Resolution Approving a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Fairfax Police Officers’ Association (POA) for the Period July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2021 – Town Manager
      1. Adopt a Resolution Establishing Wages and Benefits for Management, Confidential, and Part-Time Employees for the Period of July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2021 – Town Manager
      1. Receive Town Treasurer’s Report as of June 30, 2018 – Town Treasurer
      1. Approve agreement with Envirolutions to conduct informal audit of residential solid waste carts– Town Manager
      1. Approve conversion of the Artist-in-Residence program into an Artist-in-Residence Collaborative –Anne Mannes
      1. Approve an increase in the Town’s matching grant amount from $750 to $1,000 for the sidewalk grant repair program – Town Manager
      1. Authorize the Mayor to sign the Bay Area Air Quality Management District’s Diesel Free By ’33 Statement of Purpose to cut diesel use to zero by 2033 – Vice Mayor Coler
      1. Adopt a Resolution Adopting an Annual Salary Schedule – Finance Director
      1. Adopt a Resolution Approving the Transportation Authority of Marin’s Final ½-cent Transportation Sales Tax Renewal Expenditure Plan – Town Clerk


      1. Ross Valley Sanitary District’s (“RVSD”)Capital Improvement Program construction projects –

    Interim Director, Ross Valley Sanitary DistrictPUBLIC HEARING


      1. Discuss/consider the Planning Commission’s work program and priorities for Fiscal Year 2018-19 – Planning Director
      1. Discuss/consider Local Cannabis Regulatory Options and provide direction to the Planning Commission – Planning Director, Town Manager

    Supplemental Item

      1. Discuss concept to reduce the use of disposable food containers, straws, and utensils – Town Manager
      1. Discuss concept of establishing an ordinance to address small cell attachment devices – Town Manager, Planning Director
      1. Introduce and read by title only an ordinance amending Chapter 8.36 (“Trees”) of the Town Code to provide the Town Council flexibility to appoint at-large member(s) to the Tree Advisory Committee; not subject to CEQA, categorically exempt – Town Manager, Planning Director

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


    In memory of John Arnold, former Fairfax Councilmember

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