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Minutes - January 22, 2007

CITY OF DALY CITY

MINUTES – REGULAR MEETING - CITY COUNCIL

JANUARY 22, 2007

 

            The meeting was called to order by Mayor Gomez at 7:03 P.M.

 

ROLL CALL:     Councilmembers Present:

 

                           Maggie Gomez, Mayor

                           Judith A. Christensen

                           Michael P. Guingona

                           Carol L. Klatt

                           Sal Torres

 

                           Staff Present:

 

                           Patricia E. Martel, City Manager

                           Kerry E. Burns, Assistant City Manager

                           Rose L. Zimmerman, City Attorney

                           Maria E. Cortes, City Clerk

 

            City Manager Patricia Martel introduced the new Assistant City Manager Kerry Burns.

 

PRESENTATION:

 

Smoke Detectors

 

            Fire Chief Ron Myers reported on the importance of having smoke detectors.  He stated that statistically most people have smoke detectors, but they do not maintain them.  We are going to look at organizing an outreach program to assist seniors in maintaining their smoke detectors.

 

            Information Officer and Fire Safety Inspector Angelina Ciucci gave a PowerPoint presentation on smoke alarm facts, installation and maintenance tips.  Inspector Ciucci stated we applied for assistance to Firefighter Grants in the amount of $31,390 for a comprehensive smoke alarm program.

 

            Discussion ensued with Chief Myers answering Councilmember Torres’ inquiry about the door hangers being available in different languages and working with the City’s rehabilitation assistance plan to assist seniors with installing and maintaining smoke detectors.

 

            In addition to Councilmember Christensen’s suggestion of using the homeowners association’s newsletters, City Manager Patricia Martel informed the Council that she would be meeting with all the homeowner associations to discuss this issue.  She stated we usually make a presentation about fire prevention activities during Fire Prevention Month, but this is such a serious problem that I would like to make this an on-going campaign this year leading up to “Make a Difference Day”.

 

COUNCIL COMMITTEE REPORTS:

 

            Councilmember Christensen reported on the Housing Committee meeting regarding the transfer of $1.5 million from the California Housing Finance Agency HELP funds from the City to the Agency, and the Citywide Inclusionary Housing ordinance.

 

APPROVAL OF MINUTES:

 

            There were no minutes.

 

APPROVAL OF AGENDA:

 

            It was moved by Councilmember Guingona, seconded by Councilmember Christensen and carried to approve the agenda.

 

CONSENT AGENDA

 

            Mayor Gomez requested that Item No. 2, Accepting Report on Collection and Use of Developer Public Facility Fees in Fiscal Year 2005-2006; and Item No. 4, Approving Amendment to the Contract between the City of Daly City and the County of San Mateo Human Services Agency for $80,000 to Provide Child Abuse Prevention and Intervention Services in the “Our Second Home” Program of the Daly City Peninsula Partnership Collaborative, be taken at the end of the Consent Agenda.

 

COMMUNICATIONS:

 

City Treasurer - re: Quarterly Cash Investment Report

 

RESOLUTIONS:

 

Authorizing Execution of Contract for Professional Services with Public Resource Management Group LLC for Cost Allocation and User Fees Services                                                                                         

 

            Resolution No. 07-9, Approving and Authorizing Execution of Professional Services Agreement with Public Resources Management Group LLC

 

Authorizing Transfer of $1.5 Million California Housing Finance Agency Housing Enabled by Local Partnership (HELP) Program Funds from the City of Daly City to the Daly City Redevelopment Agency    

 

            Resolution No. 07-10, Authorizing Transfer of Award of HELP Funds from City of Daly City to Daly City Redevelopment Agency

 

Authorizing the City Manager to Approve Construction Change Orders on the War Memorial Community Center Project                                                                                                                                   

 

            Resolution No. 07-11, Authorizing Construction Change Orders to Existing Construction Contract with Arntz Builders Re: War Memorial Community Center Project

 

Commending John Warren Upon his Retirement

 

            Resolution No. 07-12, Commending John Warren on the Occasion of his Retirement

 

Authorizing Budgetary Adjustments

 

            Resolution No. 07-13, Authorizing Budgetary Adjustments and Appropriations for Fiscal-Year 2006-2007

 

            A.     Appropriation of $15,000 from Library Book Sales to Purchase Furniture for Westlake and Serramonte Libraries

            B.      Appropriation of Grant from PG&E for the Daly City Business Center to Assist in Business Development and Outreach in the Amount of $5,000

 

Approving Cost Share with North Coast County Water District for Seismic Assessment of Christen-Hill Reservoir Site                                                                                                                                   

 

            Resolution No. 07-14, Authorizing Approval of Cost Share with North Coast County Water District for Seismic Assessment of Christen-Hill Reservoir

 

Reconfirming the City of Daly City Investment Policy as Required by State Law

 

            Resolution No. 07-15, Adopting Statement of Investment Policy for the City of Daly City

 

CHECK REGISTERS:

 

            Check Registers for the Month of December 2006

 

END OF CONSENT AGENDA

 

            It was moved by Councilmember Torres, seconded by Councilmember Guingona and carried to approve and adopt the Consent Agenda, as amended.

 

COMMUNICATIONS:

 

Accepting Report on Collection and Use of Developer Public Facility Fees in Fiscal Year 2005-2006   

 

            Deputy Director of Finance and Administrative Services Michael Wilson reported on the collection and use of development Public Facility Fees in Fiscal-Year 2005-06.  Mr. Wilson stated each year, the City is required to report on the Public Facility Fees that we collect from developers for projects in the City.  These fees are based on studies of city needs that are necessitated by growth in the City and the impact of the various developments in assessed fees to cover the costs of additional city’s services and facilities.

 

            It was moved by Councilmember Guingona, seconded by Councilmember Klatt and carried to accept the report.

 

RESOLUTIONS:

 

Approving Amendment to the Contract between the City of Daly City and the County of San Mateo Human Services Agency for $80,000 to Provide Child Abuse Prevention and Intervention Services in the “Our Second Home” Program of the Daly City Peninsula Partnership Collaborative                                        

 

            Assistant Director of Parks and Recreation Ed Barney reported on the amendment to the contract with the County of San Mateo Human Services Agency to provide a portion of the mental health services for “Our Second Home” program, which is one of the Daly City Peninsula Partnership Collaborative.

 

            Staff recommends that the City Council adopt a resolution to approve the second and third year of funds at $40,000 each from the San Mateo Human Services Agency for this year and next year.

 

            It was moved by Councilmember Klatt, seconded by Councilmember Guingona and carried by unanimous roll call vote to adopt the following resolution:

 

            Resolution No. 07-16, Authorizing Execution of Amendment to Agreement with County of San Mateo Human Services Agency to Provide Child Abuse Prevention and Intervention Services in the Our Second Home Program (Daly City Peninsula Partnership Collaborative)

 

Finding of Public Convenience and Necessity for Alcohol Beverage Control License for Daly City Market at 333 – 87th Street                                                                                                                                       

 

            Senior Planner Tatum Mothershead stated the owner of Daly City Market is relocating from 6775 Mission Street to 333 – 87 th Street, and has applied for a Type 20 license to sell beer and wine for consumption off premises.  The application is pending with ABC.  Due to a higher than average crime rate in the area, ABC will consider Daly City’s position on this application. Ms. Mothershead highlighted some of the findings that are outlined in the Council’s report.

 

            The applicant has submitted over 300 letters in support.  Daly City/Colma Chamber of Commerce submitted a letter in support of the business.  Pegasus Group, property manager of 333 – 87th Street, also submitted a letter of support.  We also received five letters and two petitions opposing this application.

 

            Discussion ensued with Ms. Mothershead answering Council’s questions regarding the sale of alcohol to minors.

 

            Councilmember Christensen spoke in support of the business.

 

            The following individuals spoke in support of the business:

 

            Marcos Gutierrez, Radio 1010, 827 Washington Street

            Christina Valle, 19100 Crest Avenue, #35, Castro Valley

 

            It was moved by Mayor Gomez, seconded by Councilmember Guingona and carried with Councilmember Klatt voting “No” to adopt the following resolution:

 

            Resolution No. 07-17, Adopting Findings in Response to an Application for a Type 20 Liquor License – Daly City Market – 333 87th Street

 

ORDINANCES:

 

Second Reading, Ordinance No. 1329, Amending the Daly City Zoning Map – Rezoning Certain Parcels to Planned Development (PD-65) and Adopting Planned Development Standards – Sullivan Pierce Senior Apartments and Retail Center, Daly City, California (165 Pierce Street)                                    

 

            It was moved by Councilmember Torres, seconded by Councilmember Klatt and carried with Mayor Gomez abstaining to adopt the following ordinance:

 

            Ordinance No. 1329, Amending the Daly City Zoning Map – Rezoning Certain Parcels to Planned Development (PD-65) and Adopting Planned Development Standards – Sullivan Pierce Senior Apartments and Retail Center, Daly City, California

 

PUBLIC APPEARANCES/ORAL COMMUNICATIONS:

 

            Marian Mann, 125 Coronado Avenue, #201, stated she received five letters and seven telephone calls in positive response to the holiday decoration contest.  This year, the deadline will be December 21st so that we can take pictures before the decorations are taken down.

 

            Bob Murray, 198 Thiers Street, spoke favorably of the smoke detector presentation by the Fire Department.  He asked if the City could do something about getting people to clean up their garages.

 

            City Manager Patricia Martel explained that the City cannot tell a property owner what to do with their property, but during the course of an inspection, the City could notify the property owner of any hazardous condition they observed and recommend that they remove the hazard.

 

APPOINTMENTS:

 

Board/Commission Membership - Committee Appointments

 

            It was moved by Mayor Gomez, seconded by Councilmember Guingona and carried to appoint Christine Fuller to the San Mateo County Mosquito Abatement Board.

 

REPORTS:

 

Council Committee

 

            The Council Committees reported on the following:

 

            Lake Merced Bike Lanes (Klatt/Guingona)

            Conceptual Review CR06-14, Administrative Use Permit AUP06-12, 7367 Mission Street, Wireless Facility (Klatt/Guingona)

 

City Council

 

            Councilmember Christensen inquired as to the status of the generator that was blocking the sidewalk at Franklin D. Roosevelt School.

 

            City Manager Patricia Martel stated it has been agendized for the School Board’s approval to work with the City.  We are agreeable to working with the school district to find an appropriate location at the school to install a concrete pad that would be a more permanent location.  In the meantime, we have moved the generator from that site and taken it to the Reservoir closest to that location.

 

Staff

 

            City Manager Patricia Martel announced that on Tuesday, January 30, 2007, at 6:00 P.M. there will be a Community Meeting at Woodrow Wilson School, 43 Miriam Street, to review the City’s Five-Year Implementation Plan for the Mission Street-Junipero Serra Redevelopment Project Area activities.

 

ADJOURNMENT:

 

            It was moved by Councilmember Torres, seconded by Councilmember Klatt and carried to adjourn the meeting at 8:02 P.M. in memory of Eve Aiello, Thomas Navarro Roach, Dr. Thelma Duse, Barbara Moran, Dorothy Peterson and Hazel Shea.

 

 

                                                                                                           MARIA E. CORTES                

                                                                                                                    City Clerk

 

Approved as submitted, this          26th       

 

day of                  February               , 2007.

 

               MAGGIE A. GOMEZ            

                        Mayor