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Town Council Meeting: December 7, 2016

Dec 7 2016

7:00 pm Fairfax Women’s Club

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

Fairfax Women’s Club, 46 Park Road
Wednesday, December 7, 2016, at 7:00 p.m.
Proceeded by a Special Meeting  in Closed Session at 6:00 p.m. at Town Hall, 142 Bolinas Road

SPECIAL MEETING, Town Hall, 142 Bolinas Road

PUBLIC EMPLOYEE PERFORMANCE EVALUATION pursuant  to Government Code Section 54957(b)(1):
TITLE: Town Manager

Reconvene in Women’s Club

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


  1. Appointment of Artist-in-Residence for a two-year term – Town Manager
  2. Human Rights Day Proclamation – Mayor Goddard
  3. Adoption of a Resolution reciting the fact of the General Election held on November 8, 2016, declaring the result and such other matters as provided by law– Town Clerk
  4. Reorganization of the Town Council: Selection of Mayor and Vice Mayor – Town Clerk



  1. Marin County Open Space proposal in the Elliot Preserve (Cascade) – Marin County Parks and Open Space


  1. Accept Financial Statement and Disbursement Reports October 2016 – Finance Director
  2. Receive Marin Sanitary Services Third Quarterly Report (July-September 2016) – Town Clerk
  3. Authorize the Town Manager to sign Amendment to extend Agreement for four years to provide dispatch services to the Town of Ross / Police Department – Police Chief
  4. Receive report on the Planning Commission’s meeting to discuss additional issues identified by the Town Council regarding the draft ordinance rezoning CH (Highway Commercial) parcels to CC (Central Commercial) and schedule a joint special meeting with the Council/Planning Commission to discuss– Town Manager
  5. Adoption of a resolution consenting to the construction of two bridges in the Elliott Nature Preserve within the Cascade Canyon Open Space Preserve – Town Manager
  6. Approval of replacement of water fountain in the downtown area – Town Manager
  7. Receive report from the Parks and Recreation Commission (PARC) withdrawing Peri Park as a location for the bicycle pump track and exploring other locations in Town – Town Manager
  8. Receive report from the Town’s Zero Waste Committee recommending future revisions to the Town’s zero waste goals – Town ManagerZero Waste Committee
  9. Authorize Councilmember Coler to prepare and send a letter to CPUC urging them to expedite the rehearing on their decision regarding SmartMeter™ Opt-Out Provisions – Councilmember Coler
  10. Receive Report on Special Town Council Meeting December 12, 2016 – Town Clerk

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



  1. Second Reading by Title Only and Adoption of Ordinance No. 803 of the Town Council of the Town of Fairfax Amending Chapter 15.04 of the Town Code and Adopting by Reference the 2016 California Building Standards Code, California Code of Regulations, Title 24, Parts 1, 2, 2.5, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 10, 11 and 12, which Consists of the California Administrative, Building, Residential, Electrical, Mechanical, Plumbing, Energy, Historical Building, Existing Building, Green Building Standards, and Referenced Standards Codes, and Adopting the 2015 Edition of the International Property Maintenance Code Together with Certain Additions, Insertions, Deletions and Changes thereto – Building Official
  2. Second Reading by Title Only and Adoption of Ordinance No. 804 of the Town Council of the Town of Fairfax Amending Chapter 8.04 of the Fairfax Municipal Code, Adopting By Reference The 2016 California Fire Code (California Code Of Regulations, Title 24, Part 9), the 2015 International Fire Code, and Appendix A of the 2015 International Wildland-Urban Interface Code, Together With Certain Additions, Insertions, Deletions and Changes thereto,  for the Purpose of Prescribing Regulations Governing Conditions Hazardous to Life And Property From Fire or Explosion; Providing for the Issuance of Permits for Hazardous Uses or Operations; and Establishing a Fire Prevention Bureau and Providing Officers Therefor and Defining their Powers and Duties – Town ManagerFire Chief
  3. Appeal of Planning Commission conditions of approval for a Use Permit to allow live music performances outdoors on a covered patio and in the rear yard area of an existing commercial establishment, Peri’s Bar, 29 Broadway; CEQA categorically exempt, § 15301. – Town Manager, Principal Planner


  1. Adopt a Resolution Approving a Methodology for a Traffic Impact Study for a 10-lot residential subdivision of the property known as the “Wall” Property (APN #’s 001-150-12, 001-160-09, 001-171-51 and 001-251-31) – Town ManagerPrincipal Planner
  2. Adopt a Resolution amending and restating Resolution No. 16-29 adopted on November 2, 2016 modifying the sale of Town of Fairfax 2016 Certificates of Participation from a public offering to a private placement for the purpose of refinancing certain Town of Fairfax CalPERS retirement obligations – Finance Director, Town Manager
  3. Adoption of a resolution authorizing the substitution of the “Women’s Club” (aka Council Chambers) to replace the Pavilion that currently serves as security for a Solar Panel Lease Agreement as required for the Certificates of Participation (COPs) refinancing for certain Town CalPERS retirement obligations– Finance Director, Town Manager


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