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Town of Atherton

CITY COUNCIL 
AGENDA
December 7, 2016
TOWN COUNCIL CHAMBERS
      
94 Ashfield Road
      
Atherton, California




This Agenda may not reflect the actual order of items. The order of items is subject to change based on Council action.

6:30 PM CLOSED SESSION IN CONFERENCE ROOM


ROLL CALL   Lewis, Lempres, Widmer, Wiest, DeGolia

PUBLIC COMMENTS 

Public Announcement of Closed Session Items

CLOSED SESSION

CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL – ANTICIPATED LITIGATION   (Significant exposure to litigation pursuant to subsection (b) of Government Code Section 54956.9): 

One (1) Case

7:00 REGULAR SESSION

1. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

2. ROLL CALL Lewis, Lempres, Widmer, Wiest, DeGolia

3. PRESENTATIONS

APPOINTED COUNCIL MEMBERS

Presentation of Certificates and Oath of Office for Council Members Appointed due to Cancelled November 8, 2016 Election – Administered by City Clerk

COUNCIL REORGANIZATION 

 a) Message from Outgoing Mayor 
 b) Nominations and Selection of Mayor and Vice Mayor 
 c) Oath of Office -New Mayor and Vice Mayor
 d) Message from Incoming Mayor

4. PUBLIC COMMENTS
(This portion of the meeting is reserved for persons wishing to address the Council on any matter not on the Agenda that is within the subject matter jurisdiction of the City Council. State law prohibits the Council from acting on items not listed on the Agenda except by special action of the City Council under specified circumstances. Speakers’ time is limited to three minutes. Additionally, the public may address the Council on any subject listed on the Consent and Regular Agenda.  Each speaker may address the Council once for a limit of three minutes.)

5. REPORT OUT OF CLOSED SESSION - Report out by City Attorney

6. CITY MANAGER’S REPORT

7. COMMUNITY ORGANIZATION ROUNDTABLE REPORT   

CONSENT CALENDAR   (Items 8-9)
(Consent Calendar items are routine in nature and are generally considered in one motion and adopted by a single vote of the City Council.  If discussion regarding a Consent Calendar item is desired, the member(s) of the City Council, public, and/or staff wishing to pull the item should so indicate at the time the Mayor calls for consideration of the Consent Calendar.)

8. APPROVAL OF NOVEMBER 7 CITY COUNCIL/CCAC SPECIAL MEETING MINUTES
Report: City Clerk Theresa DellaSanta
Recommendation: Approve meeting minutes

9. APPROVAL OF AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND TITLE 15 OF THE ATHERTON MUNICIPAL CODE ADOPTING BY REFERENCE THE 2016 CALIFORNIA BUILDING STANDARDS CODE, RETAINING EXISTING MODIFICATIONS, AND AMENDING CHAPTER 15.52.040 OF THE ATHERTON MUNICIPAL CODE TO COMPLY WITH 2016 CALIFORNIA GREEN BUILDING CODE AND CONFORM TO CAL-RECYCLE’S STATEWIDE GOAL OF 75% FOR THE YEAR 2020 AS STATED IN CA AB 341 (CHAPTER 476, STATUES OF 2011)
Report: Community Services Director Mike Kashiwagi
Recommendation: Approve ordinance to amend Title 15 of the Atherton Municipal Code adopting by reference the 2016 California Building Standards Code, retaining existing modifications, and amending chapter 15.52.040 of the Atherton Municipal Code to comply with 2016 California Green Building Code and conform to Cal-Recycle’s statewide goal of 75% for the year 2020 as stated in CA AB 341 (chapter 476, statues of 2011)

PUBLIC HEARING – None

REGULAR AGENDA – (Items 10-12)

10. UPDATE – ATHERTON FAIR OAKS QUIET ZONE
Report: Community Services Director Mike Kashiwagi
Recommendation: Review and discuss staff report and provide any additional direction to staff

11. ACCEPT THE CIVIC CENTER PROJECT STATUS UPDATE; RECEIVE AND APPROVE SUSTAINABILITY ITEMS
Report: City Engineer Marty Hanneman
Recommendation:
1. Receive update on the December 5th, 2016 joint Civic Center Advisory Committee and City Council meeting; and
2. If needed, receive and approve from the Green Building Committee recommendations on sustainability items and costs for the Civic Center and Library project; and
3. Receive update on SFPUC water line; and 
4. Receive project schedule update

12. CONSIDERATION OF AN ORDINANCE TO ADD CHAPTER 9.06 OF THE ATHERTON MUNICIPAL CODE REGULATING OPERATION OF UNMANNED AIRCRAFT SYSTEMS (AKA DRONES, MODEL AIRCRAFT)
Report: Assistant City Attorney Jennifer Larson
Recommendation: Discuss and consider an ordinance regulating operation of unmanned aircraft systems within the Town. Direct the City Clerk to notice and schedule a public hearing at the next available City Council meeting and consider adoption of ordinance.

13. COUNCIL REPORTS/COMMENTS

14. FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS

15.   PUBLIC COMMENTS

16. ADJOURN – Adjourn to Reception for Appointed Council Members 



PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION:
If you challenge a Town zoning, planning, or any other decision in court, you may be limited to raising only those issues you or someone else raised at the public hearing described in this agenda, or in written correspondence delivered to the City Council at, or prior to, the public hearing. Judicial review of any Town administrative decision may be had only if a petition is filed with the court not later than the 90th day following the date upon which the decision becomes final. Judicial review of environmental determinations may be subject to a shorter time period.

Copies of all staff reports and documents subject to disclosure that relate to each item of business referred to on the agenda are available for public inspection by 5:00 p.m. the Friday before each regularly scheduled City Council meeting at the Atherton Library, 2 Dinklespiel, Station Lane, and the Town Administrative Offices, 91 Ashfield Road, Atherton, CA 94027. Additionally, agendas and staff reports may be accessed on the town website.
In compliance with SB 343, materials related to an item on this Agenda submitted to the City Council after distribution of the agenda packet are available for public inspection in the Town Administrative Offices,
91 Ashfield Road, during normal business hours.

The order of items appearing on this agenda is not a guarantee of the order the items may be heard by the City Council.
Items on this Agenda may be reordered at the discretion of the City Council at the meeting.

Pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you need special assistance in this meeting, please contact the City Clerk’s Office at (650) 752-0500. Notification of 48 hours prior to the meeting will enable the City to make reasonable arrangements to ensure accessibility to this meeting. (29 CRF 35.104 ADA Title II)