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STUDY SESSION @ 3:00 PM This meeting is being held virtually
This Agenda may not reflect the actual order of items. The order of items is subject to change based on Council action.
3:00 PM STUDY SESSION
1. ROLL CALL - Hawkins-Manuelian, DeGolia, Widmer, Mayor Lewis
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. PROVIDE STAFF WITH DIRECTION REGARDING REACH CODES –PROPOSED ELECTRIFICATION REACH CODES FOR 2019 ENERGY CODE
Report: Building Official, Mike Greenlee
Recommendation: Staff recommends the City Council consider the options of electrification reach codes as written, to help reduce carbon emissions associated with new construction, reduce costs in new construction, improve indoor air quality and safety of our building stock, support affordable housing, and increase adoption of electric vehicles.
4. CLIMATE ACTION PLAN PROGRESS REPORT
Report: Sustainability Coordinator, Douglas Kim
Recommendation: Receive and file a five-year Progress Report on the Town’s implementation of the 2016 Climate Action Plan.
5. LEAF BLOWER SUBCOMMITTEE REPORT
Report: Councilmember Widmer & Councilmember Hawkins-Manuelian
Recommendation: Provide feedback on the next steps for Council related to gas-powered lawn equipment use.
6. PROVIDE STAFF WITH DIRECTION ON WILDFIRE HOME HARDENING
Recommendation: Provide feedback on Wildfire Home Hardening for the Town.
7. COUNCIL REPORTS/COMMENTS
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.
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)
TELECONFERENCING AND COVID-19 NOTICE:
The Council is required (1) to post notice and agendas as otherwise provided by the Brown Act and applicable law, (2) allow members of the public to access the meeting via call-in line or internet-based service line, (3) provide details on the agenda on how to access the meeting and give public comment, (4) provide an opportunity to comment pursuant to Government Code section 54954.3 and allow a reasonable amount of time during public comment for a person to register, login, and comment, and (5) monitor the call-in line and/or internet-based service line to ensure no disruption hinders access or ability to comment, if there is, take no action until public access is restored. The Town is not required to provide a location to attend in-person.
The Governor proclaimed a state of emergency due to the COVID-19 virus pandemic on March 4, 2020. The proclamation remains active and applies statewide. The Council is meeting pursuant to Section 54953(e)(1)(B) to determine if the emergency conditions pose a threat to attendees' health and safety, warranting teleconference meetings. The Council is complying with other public access and participation obligations, as required and to ensure that any member of the public may attend, participate, and watch the City's legislative bodies conduct their business.