Town Council Meeting: November 1, 2017

Nov 1 2017

7:00 pm Fairfax Women’s Club

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

SPECIAL MEETING, Fairfax Town Hall, 142 Bolinas Road, Fairfax

6:15 PM – Call to order – Public comment – Adjourn to closed session on the following matters:

PUBLIC EMPLOYEE PERFORMANCE EVALUATION pursuant to Government Code section 54957:
Title:  Town Manager

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

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





Fire Safety and Prevention in Fairfax – Fire-Wise Marin and Ross Valley Fire Department


  1. Accept Financial Statement and Disbursement Reports September 2017 – Finance Director
  2. Approve minutes for the October 4, 2017, Town Council meeting – Town Clerk
  3. Approve Town Council Meeting schedule for calendar year 2018 – Town Clerk
  4. Reappoint Monty Stephens to another full term on the Parks and Recreation Commission – Town Clerk
  5. Approve contract to replace the existing flashing light crosswalk system at Sir Francis Drake Boulevard and Oak Tree Lane –  Town Manager
  6. Authorize Councilmember Coler to send a letter to Jack Broadbent, Executive Officer of the Bay Area Air Quality Management District (BAAQMD) to inform him of the completion of our incentive program and to thank him for the funding – Councilmember Coler
  7. Adopt resolution restating and reconfirming the Town of Fairfax is NOT exploring or considering the closure of Bolinas Road – Councilmember Goddard
  8. Approve sponsorship of screening of Not in Our Town movie – Councilmember Goddard
  9. Approve the Notice of Completion for the Tamalpais / Mountain View Pavement Rehabilitation project – Town Manager

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


  1. Adopt an Urgency Interim Zoning Ordinance of the Fairfax Town Council, pursuant to  Government Code Section 65858, to Place a Moratorium in All Zoning Districts on the Establishment, Creation or Expansion of All Medical and Adult-Use Commercial Cannabis Activities with Exceptions; CEQA Categorical Exemption Class 8, CEQA Guidelines Sections 15060(c)(2), 15061 – Town Manager, Planning Director
  2. Introduce and read by title only an Ordinance to Amend the Town Municipal Code, Chapter 8.08 (Garbage and Rubbish Disposal), Section 8.08.050 (Duties of Owners and Occupants) to Require Source Separation of Recyclable and Compostable Materials from Solid Waste which would ban organics and recyclables from residential landfill containers; CEQA Categorical Exemption Class 8, CEQA Guidelines Sections 15060(c)(2), 15061– Town Manager



  1. Introduce and read by title only an Ordinance of the Town Council of the Town of Fairfax Amending Chapter 8.44 of the Fairfax Municipal Code, Title 8, Entitled “Clean Indoor and Outdoor Air and Health Protection – Smoking Regulations” to Prohibit Smoking in Unenclosed Service Areas, Raise the Age to Purchase Tobacco Products and Require the Licensure of Tobacco Retailers to Ensure Compliance with Tobacco Control Laws which would improve air quality and health in town; CEQA Categorical Exemption, CEQA Guidelines Sections 15060(c)(2), 15060(c)(3) – Town Manager
  2. Introduce and read by title only an Ordinance Adding Chapter 5.52 Entitled “Income-Based Rental Housing Discrimination” to the Fairfax Municipal Code, Title 5, to Increase Affordable Housing Opportunities in the Town which would prohibit landlords from discriminating against prospective renters solely on the basis that a portion of their rent was guaranteed by a third party subsidy such as a Section 8 housing voucher; CEQA Categorical Exemption Class 8, CEQA Guidelines Sections 15060(c)(2), 15061 – Town Manager
  3. Second reading by title only and adoption of an Ordinance Amending Chapter 17.48 of the Fairfax Town Code Pertaining to Accessory Dwelling Units and Junior Accessory Dwelling Units (Formerly Residential Second Units and Junior Second Units) and Amending Chapters 17.076, 17.080, 17.084, 17.088, 17.116 and 17.124 to Make Conforming Changes, including Exhibit A: Proposed Town Code Chapter 17.048 to bring Town code pertaining to Accessory Dwelling Units into compliance with State law; exempt from CEQA Public Resources Code Section 21080.17 and Class 1 Categorical Exemption– Planning Director, Town Manager
  4. Second reading by title only and adoption of an Ordinance Adding Section 15.04.065 “Electric Vehicle Charging Stations” to Town Code Chapter 15.04, Construction Codes, and Setting Forth Procedures for Expedited Permit Processing for Electric Vehicle Charging Stations; Class 3 CEQA Categorical Exemption  – Planning Director

ADJOURNMENT in memory of Richard Grossbaum, Bill Bradbury, and David Freitas

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.

October 17, 2018
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