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Minutes - March 26, 2007

CITY OF DALY CITY

MINUTES – REGULAR MEETING – CITY COUNCIL

MARCH 26, 2007

 

            The meeting was called to order by Mayor Gomez at 7:00 P.M.

 

ROLL CALL:           Councilmembers Present:

 

                                 Maggie Gomez, Mayor

                                 Judith A. Christensen

                                 Carol L. Klatt

                                 Sal Torres

 

                                 Councilmembers Absent:

 

                                 Michael P. Guingona

 

                                 Staff Present:

 

                                 Patricia Martel, City Manager

                                 Kerry Burns, Assistant City Manager

                                 Rose Zimmerman, City Attorney

                                 Teresa Ricci, Assistant City Clerk

 

COUNCIL COMMITTEE REPORTS:

 

            There were no reports.

 

APPROVAL OF MINUTES:

 

            It was moved by Councilmember Torres, seconded by Councilmember Christensen and carried to approve the minutes of February 12, 2007.

 

APPROVAL OF AGENDA:

 

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

 

Councilmember Christensen requested that Item No. 7, Supporting the Socially Responsible Contractor’s Code of Conduct, be taken at the end of the Consent Agenda.

 

CONSENT AGENDA:

 

COMMUNICATIONS:

           

Department of Public Works – re: Approving Plans and Specifications, Affirming CEQA Determination and Authorizing Solicitation of Bids for Street Resurfacing 2007-08               

 

RESOLUTIONS:

 

Adopting Proposed Assignment of Red Light Photo Enforcement Program Administrator (Hourly) Classification to Salary Range 112                                                                         

 

            Resolution No. 07-45, Amending Recurrent and Part-Time Hourly Rates Schedule

 

Authorizing the City Manager to Execute an Agreement with REDFLEX Traffic Systems, Inc. to Implement and Install the Red Light Camera Photo Enforcement Program                      

 

            Resolution No. 07-46, Approving and Authorizing Execution of the Professional Services Agreement with Redflex Traffic System, Inc.

 

Authorizing Reclassification of Hourly Pay Rate for Police Cadet

 

            Resolution No. 07-47, Amending Recurrent and Part-Time Hourly Rates Schedule

 

Authorizing Appropriation of Funds in the Amount of $24,000 from the Accumulated Fund Balance of $133,942 in the Traffic Safety Fund                                                                                 

 

            Resolution No. 07-48, Authorizing Budgetary Adjustments and Appropriations for Fiscal Year 2006-2007

 

Accepting Funds from the California Office of Traffic Safety in the Amount of $39,999.56 for the Annual “Click It or Ticket” Safety Belt Traffic Enforcement Program                             

 

            Resolution No. 07-49, Approving Receipt of Grant Funds from the California State Office of Traffic Safety for the Daly City Police Department

 

Reauthorizing the Professional Services Contract with Maze & Associates for Audit Services 

 

            Resolution No. 07-50, Approving Renewal of Agreement with Maze and Associates Accountancy Corporation for Auditing Services for Fiscal Years 2006-2007, 2007-2008 and 2008-2009

 

Accepting Notice of Completion for the Emergency Repairs of Fire Station No. 92

 

            Resolution No. 07-51, Accepting Completion of Certain Project in the Department of Public Works (Fire Station No. 92)

 

Authorizing Submittal of Applications to the Transportation and Land Use Coalition (TALC) for Safe Routes to Transit (SR2T) Program Funding                                                    

 

            Resolution No. 07-52, Authorizing Submission of a Grant Application to the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) Re: Safe Routes to Transit (SR2T) Program

 

Authorizing the City Manager to Execute a Grant Agreement for the City of Daly City on Behalf of the Daly City Peninsula Partnership Collaborative with the Silicon Valley Community Foundation to Partially Fund the Summer Kindergarten Readiness Program

 

            Resolution No. 07-53, Approving and Authorizing Execution of a Grant Agreement with the Silicon Valley Community Foundation for the Daly City Peninsula Partnership Collaborative Program (January 1, 2007 through August 31, 2007)

 

Designating Authorized Agents on Behalf of the City of Daly City to Obtain Financial Assistance for Local Claims Under P.L. 93-288 as Amended by the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act of 1988                                                                       

 

            Resolution No. 07-54, Designating Authorized Agents on Behalf of the City of Daly City to Obtain Financial Assistance for Local Claims Under P.L. 93-288 as Amended by the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act of 1988

 

Authorizing the City Manager to Execute the Grant Agreement and Amendment for the City of Daly City with the State of California Department of Education to Fund the After School Education and Safety (ASES) Program for Bayshore Elementary School Robertson Intermediate School in the Amount of $262,500                                                                            

 

            Resolution No. 07-55, Authorizing Execution of Grant Agreement with the State of California Department of Education to Fund the After School Education and Safety Program (Bayshore Elementary School and Robert Intermediate School)

 

END OF CONSENT AGENDA

 

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

 

RESOLUTIONS:

 

Supporting the Socially Responsible Contractor’s Code of Conduct

 

            Assistant to the City Manager Joseph Curran stated that the following resolution calls for the Council to support the Contractor’s Code of Conduct. The resolution would require the wealthy corporations within the biotech and high-tech industries of the Silicon Valley to make sure that the companies they contract for food service workers provide these workers with a livable wage and access to health care benefits for themselves and their dependents.

 

            Annette Hipona, President of Original Daly City Protective Association, stated that Original Daly City wholeheartedly endorses this resolution that supports food service workers.

 

            The following individuals expressed support for the resolution:

 

            Adriana Gonzales, 389 Winchester, Genentech cafeteria worker

            Catherine Cusick, Organizing Coordinator of United Here of International Local Nos. 2 and 19, on behalf of many workers contracted in the cafeterias of Genentech

 

            Ms. Cusick introduced various members who work in food service.

 

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

 

            Resolution No. 07-56, Supporting the Socially Responsible Contractor’s Code of Conduct

 

COMMUNICATIONS:

 

Planning Commission – re: Approving Tentative Parcel Map to Merge Three Contiguous Lots into One Lot at 6031 and 6041 Mission Street                                                                                                         

 

Senior Planner Tatum Mothershead gave a PowerPoint presentation of the proposed project site and reviewed the agenda report. Ms. Mothershead reported that this is a tentative parcel map to merge three parcels at 6031 and 6041 Mission Street. This is related to a use permit that was approved by Council in July 2004, which would allow construction of a 12-unit mixed use senior affordable housing project. The merger of the lots would create a lot that would be 5,850 square ft., which would accommodate the approved senior housing. Planning Commission recommends that the tentative map be approved subject to the findings and conditions contained in the staff report.

 

Discussion ensued with Ms. Mothershead answering Mayor Gomez’ question regarding parking allowance. Given that this is a senior affordable project, the use permit was given a significant parking reduction, which is allowed through the zoning ordinance.

 

Ms. Mothershead also answered Councilmember Christensen’s questions regarding the CEQA exemption whether environmental protections will be guaranteed throughout the demolition. In terms of CEQA, Ms. Mothershead stated that a project is exempt if it is not listed with the County as a known toxic site. However, the property owner has a phase I environmental assessment on the site. Staff has also been in contact with County for a removal plan for the auto repair business.

 

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

 

            Resolution No. 07-57, Adopting Findings of Fact Following Public Hearing and Approving Tentative Parcel Map Re; Minor Subdivision (MS06-5) and Environmental Assessment on 6031 and 6041 Mission Street Lot Merger of Three Contiguous Lots into One Lot

 

PUBLIC APPEARANCES/ORAL COMMUNICATIONS:

 

            Marian Mann, 125 Coronado #201, announced that on Sunday, April 1, 2007, the Host’s Lions Club will be collecting eyeglasses at the parking lot of Serra Bowl between the hours of 11 A.M. and 3 P.M. These eyeglasses, which will be screened and processed accordingly, will go to places like Africa, India, and Mexico for people who cannot afford them.

 

APPOINTMENTS:

 

            There were no appointments.

 

REPORTS:

 

Council Committee

 

The Council Committees reported on the following:

 

Design Review Permit DR07-2, Landmark Plaza 6501 Mission Street (Klatt/Gomez)

 

Conceptual Review CR07-1, Interior Tenant Improvements, ADA Upgrades, and Minor Exterior Façade Improvements to an Existing Jack in the Box Restaurant, Located at 7217 Mission Street (Gomez/Klatt)

 

            CDBG Advisory Committee Re: 2007/08 CDBG Fund Allocation for Legal Aid Society of San Mateo County (Christensen/Klatt)

 

CDBG Advisory Committee Re: 2007/08 CDBG Fund Allocation for Human Investment Project (Christensen/Klatt)

 

City Council

 

There were no reports.

 

Staff

 

There were no reports.

 

ADJOURNMENT:

 

It was moved by Councilmember Torres, seconded by Councilmember Klatt and carried to adjourn the meeting at 7:38 P.M. in memory of Antwanisha Morgan and William Kleinheinz.

 

 

                                                                                                      TERESA M. RICCI                      

                                                                                                      Assistant City Clerk

Approved as submitted, this         14th        

 

day of                  May                      , 2007.

 

 

                  MAGGIE A. GOMEZ            

                           Mayor