Meeting
CITY OF SAN MATEO
City Council Regular Meeting
February 16, 2021
7:00 PM




 
COUNCIL MEMBERS
Eric Rodriguez, Mayor
Rick Bonilla, Deputy Mayor
 Joe Goethals
Amourence Lee
Diane Papan
AGENDA

DUE TO THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA’S DECLARATION OF EMERGENCY – THIS MEETING IS BEING HELD PURSUANT TO
AUTHORIZATION FROM GOVERNOR NEWSOM’S EXECUTIVE ORDERS – 
CITY COUNCIL AND COMMISSION MEETINGS ARE NO LONGER OPEN TO IN-PERSON ATTENDANCE.
ANYONE CAN WATCH AND PROVIDE COMMENTS REMOTELY IN THE WAYS DESCRIBED AT THE END OF THE AGENDA.


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OPENING
CONCURRENT REGULAR MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL AND SPECIAL MEETING OF THE JOINT POWERS FINANCING AUTHORITY

CALL TO ORDER
Pledge of Allegiance
Roll Call
 
CONSENT CALENDAR – CITY COUNCIL
All matters listed under the Consent Calendar are considered by the Council to be routine and will be enacted by one motion without discussion. If discussion is desired, that item may be removed and considered separately.
 
1.

City Council Meeting Minutes – Approval

Approve the minutes of the City Council Special meeting of January 30, 2021 and the Special and Regular meetings of February 1, 2021.

2.

Ordinance Adoption – Temporary Storage Containers in the Public Right-of-Way and Comprehensive Fee Schedule Amendment

Adopt an Ordinance to amend Municipal Code Chapter 17.08.020 “Placing Certain Objects in the Public Right-of-Way” to permit temporary storage containers in the public right-of-way and adopt a Resolution to amend the Comprehensive Fee Schedule for the Temprorary Storage Container Encroachment Permit Fee. 

3.

Ordinance Adoption – Short-Term Rental Regulations 

Adopt an Ordinance to amend the San Mateo Municipal Code Chapter 5 “Business Licenses and Regulations,” to regulate the usage of Short-Term rentals.

 

4.

Emergency Rental Assistance – Agreement

Approve an agreement with Samaritan House to provide rental assistance payments to income eligible residents in the amount of $521,000 and authorize City Manager to execute the agreement in substantially the form presented.

5.

Bay Meadows Tenant Services – Agreement

Approve an agreement with Bay Meadows Affordable Associates, LLC to provide operational subsidies for tenant services at the Montara affordable housing development in the amount of $245,704 and authorize City Manager to execute the agreement in substantially the form presented.

6.

232 South Humboldt Street Affordable Housing Loan Terms – Extension

Approve an amendment to the Regulatory Agreement and two Promissory Notes with Mateo Lodge, Inc. for Humboldt House at 232 South Humboldt Street and authorize City Manager to execute the amendment in substantially the form presented.

7.

Police Department – Classification Changes and Budget Amendment

Adopt a Resolution to eliminate one filled position of Traffic Enforcement Coordinator; abolish the classification of Traffic Enforcement Coordinator; and amend the fiscal year 2020-21 budget to account for the eliminated position.

8.

Merit Employees Salary Schedules – Approval

Adopt a Resolution to authorize and approve the City of San Mateo merit employee current pay rates and ranges (salary schedule).

9.

Community Relations Commission and Library Board - Appointment Subcommittee Recommendations

Approve the recommendations from the Community Relations Commission Appointment Subcommittee to appoint Seema Patel to an unexpired term through June 10, 2022 from a seat vacated by Chris Hsiung; and from the Library Board Appointment Subcommittee to appoint Rod Linhares to an unexpired term through June 10, 2024 to a seat vacated by Kathy Shields.

10.

COVID-19 Update

Receive update on operational impacts and other City efforts related to COVID-19 and confirm rules and regulations issued by the City Manager acting as the Director of Emergency Services in response to declared emergency.

PUBLIC COMMENT
Members of the public wishing to comment on any item not appearing on the agenda may address the City Council at this time. State law prevents Council from taking action on any matter not on the agenda; your comments may be referred to staff for follow up. Public comment is limited to a total of 15 minutes; however, an opportunity for additional public comment may be provided later in the agenda.
 

NEW BUSINESS

11.

Grocery Store Workers – Hazard Pay Consideration

Receive report from staff and provide direction on the preparation of an ordinance to require the payment of hazard pay by certain grocery stores to workers who work during the pandemic.

12.

Development-Related User Fee Study – Report Review

Review findings of development-related user fee study report by Matrix Consulting Group and provide feedback prior to adoption of the fiscal year 2021-22 Master Fee Schedule.

 

NEW BUSINESS - CITY OF SAN MATEO AND JOINT POWERS FINANCING AUTHORITY
All matters listed under the Consent Calendar are considered to be routine and will be enacted by one motion without discussion. If discussion is desired, that item may be removed and considered separately.
 
13.

City of San Mateo Joint Powers Financing Authority Variable Rate Demand Revenue Bonds (Public Safety Project) Series 2007A – Letter of Credit Renewal

Adopt a Resolution as the San Mateo City Council and a Resolution as the Governing Board of the City of San Mateo Joint Powers Financing Authority, each authorizing the Finance Director to approve the Fourth Amendment to Reimbursement Agreement for the renewal of an irrevocable letter of credit with Wells Fargo Bank according to the terms specified in the agreement, for a five-year term from 4/5/21 to 4/5/26.

REPORTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
City Manager, City Attorney and Council Members report on their various assignments and liaison roles and Council requests for scheduling future items.
 

ADJOURNMENT


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AGENDAS: Agendas and material are posted on the City’s website on the Friday preceding each Council Meeting and can be viewed on the City's website at www.cityofsanmateo.org . Any supplemental material distributed to the Council after the posting of the agenda will be made part of the official record.

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