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

Town Council Meeting: May 7, 2014

May 7 2014

7:00 pm Fairfax Women’s Club

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

Preceded by a Special Meeting at 5:30 p.m. at Town Hall, 142 Bolinas Road

5:30 PM – Call to order and Adjourn to Closed Session on the following matter:

  1. PUBLIC EMPLOYEE PERFORMANCE EVALUATION pursuant to Govt. Code Section 54957
    Title: Town Manager
    Government Code section 54956.9(d)(2) and (e)(1): one case

Reconvene in Open Session at the Women’s Club, 46 Park Road:

7:00 PM – Call to order – PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE





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.


  • Fairfax Food Pantry, Saturdays 9-11, Fairfax Community Church, 2398 Sir Francis Drake Blvd, volunteers needed
  • One vacancy on Parks and Recreation Commission (applications at Town Hall and on Town website)
  • One vacancy on Affordable Housing Committee (applications at Town Hall and on Town website)
  • Fairfax Farmers Market is every Wednesday, Bolinas Park, 4-8pm
  • Marin on Fire movie will be shown here at 7pm on May 9th, followed by a discussion led by our new Fire Chief Mark Mills
  • Peri Park Playground will be closed from May 12th to May 17th for new playground equipment installation
  • Peri Park playground opening ceremony, May 17th, 9am
  • Town Center Plan Workshop, Saturday, May 17th 9am – 1pm
  • Ross Valley Flood Protection and Watershed Program Update, White Hill Middle School Building 400 (upstairs) Monday, May 19 2014, 7:00 to 8:30pm


  1. Phyllis Gould, “Rosie the Riveter”, reflects on her recent visit to the White House
  2. Presentation by St. Rita students on flag project


  1. Accept Financial Statement and Disbursement Reports March 2014
  2. Adoption of a resolution confirming the Ross Valley Paramedic Authority (RVPA) tax for the 2014-15 Fiscal Year
  3. Adoption of a resolution appointing a representative and up to two (2) alternates to the Marin Emergency Radio Authority Board of Directors
  4. Accept status update on the clean-up of the property located at 159 Willow Avenue
  5. Approve FY14-15 work plan for the use of the Town’s Measure A (County sales tax for parks) funds
  6. Appointment of applicant for PARC youth commissioner
  7. Adoption of a Proclamation in honor of Elon Rosenfeld
  8. Approve contract amendment with Stetson Engineers to prepare an application for funding under the FEMA Hazard Mitigation Assistance grant program


  1. Adopt a resolution updating Exhibit D to the Master Fee Schedule to increase youth rental fee from $25/hr to $50/hr and non-profit resident fee from $50/hr to $60/hr for the rental of Town facilities
    Supplemental Packet Item


  1. Discuss status update on noise issues regarding Deer Park Villa and consider proposed revisions to Noise Ordinance
  2. Discuss/consider the process for future General Plan and Housing Element amendments
    Supplemental Packet Item
  3. Discuss/consider the repeal of all or a portion of Ordinance No. 778 which, among other things, rezoned properties from CH (Highway Commercial) to CC (Central Commercial), added new PDD (Planned Development District) zoned properties, and rezoned properties PD (Public Domain)
    Supplemental Packet Item
  4. Discuss/consider the extension of the Special Municipal Services Tax for five years and direct staff as appropriate
  5. Adoption of a resolution adopting intended ballot language which proposes an increase in the paramedic service tax; adopting a ballot argument; calling and giving notice of the holding of an election to be held November 4, 2014; requesting the County of Marin to consolidate said election; authorizing the Town Clerk to carry out all the necessary procedures for said election; and directing that rebuttal arguments may be received
  6. Adopt resolution opposing a proposed rate increase by Ross Valley Sanitary District and directing the Town Manager to file a vote of protest in accordance with Prop. 218
  7. Discuss/consider revisions to sign ordinance to allow political signs more than 30 days prior to the election
  8. Discuss/consider a requirement for all stores, shops, eating places, food, and retail food vendors to charge a mandatory charge for paper bags provided at check out
  9. Approve response to Grand Jury Report: Get the Picture? Audiovisual Technology and Marin Law Enforcement
  10. Accept Preliminary Budget report and TC Budget workshop
    Supplemental Packet Item


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