This meeting is compliant with the Governors Executive Order N-25-20 issued on March 4, 2020, and Executive Order N-29-20 issued on March 17, 2020, allowing for deviation of teleconference rules required by the Brown Act. The purpose of this is to provide the safest environment for staff and the public while allowing for public participation. The meeting will be held by tele or video conferencing. The public may participate via: Zoom Meeting.
This Agenda may not reflect the actual order of items. The order of items is subject to change based on Council action.
4:00 PM SPECIAL SESSION
– Convene as the City Council
1. ROLL CALL
- Wiest, Widmer, Lempres, Vice Mayor Lewis, Mayor DeGolia
2. PUBLIC COMMENTS
– Public comments can be made by teleconference or emailed
directly to the City Clerk, Anthony Suber at firstname.lastname@example.org
or by text at
(This portion of the meeting is reserved for persons wishing to address the Council on any item on the Special Meeting Agenda; no other business shall be considered. Each speaker may address the Council once for a limit of three minutes.)
3. ATHERTON COVID-19 RESPONSE UPDATES
City Manager, George Rodericks
It is recommended that the City Council certify the continuing emergency, and ratify such rules and regulations enacted by the Director of Emergency Services in response to COVID-19.
Description: The item includes a written report to certify the continuing emergency, and ratify such rules and regulations enacted by the Director or Emergency Services in response to COVID-19. Council will also provide direction regarding resumption of construction activity. Staff is present to answer any questions the Council may have on the items noted in the written Report. The Council may ask questions and discuss any item presented.
4. KNOX PLAYSCHOOL RENT DEFERRAL OR REFUND DUE TO COVID-19 SHELTER IN PLACE ORDER AND RELATED SCHOOL CLOSURE
Robert Ovadia, Public Works Director
Approve deferral or reduction of rent payments for Knox Playschools until the San Mateo County Health Officer’s Shelter-in-Place Order and School Modification Orders are lifted or the school reopens.
Description: This item involves the discussion of a rent reduction/deferral requested by Knox Playschools for the Holbrook Palmer Park facility. Knox Playschool has been closed to students since March 16, 2020, due to COVID-19 Shelter-in-Place and School Operations Modification Orders issued by the San Mateo County Health Officer.
5. COUNCIL REPORTS/COMMENTS
6. PUBLIC COMMENTS
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.
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)