Photo credit: Martha E. Ture, Mt. Tamalpais Photography
October 4, 2023 Highlights
Special meeting item—Presentation by Gary Naja-Riese, Homelessness and Whole Person Care Director at Marin
County Health and Human Services
Gary Naja-Riese, provided a presentation to the Council on Homelessness and Whole Person Care efforts in Marin County and the Town of Fairfax.
Ordinance Amending the Town’s Zoning Code to Prohibit New Gas Stations and Prohibit Expansion of Fossil Fuel Infrastructure for Existing Gas Stations
The Council introduced a proposed law to prohibit new gas stations and the growth of existing ones in the town. The second reading and possible adoption of the ordinance is scheduled for the November 1, 2023, Town Council meeting.
Ordinance relating to inclusionary housing requirements; a Resolution relating to affordable housing requirements and affordable housing in-lieu fees and commercial/non-residential linkage fees
The Council heard a presentation from Fairfax Planning Director, Jeff Beiswenger, recommending the adoption of a set of policies and fees to create affordable housing in Fairfax. The policies are essential for offering housing to people of all income levels in the town. The policies are meant to work together to address the housing crisis in the state and town.
The Council voted to approve the two resolutions. The second reading and possible adoption of the ordinance is scheduled for the November 1, 2023, Town Council meeting.
Resolution declaring the conditions at 67 Live Oak Road a public nuisance
The Council heard a presentation about the problematic conditions occurring at a residence in Town. The Council directed staff to move forward with the abatement of the nuisance by hiring a contractor to remove the various debris on and under the carport and hire a towing company to remove the inoperable automobile. Staff will return to Council at a future date with an update on the abatement process.
All consent calendar items were approved.
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