The Town of Corte Madera - Marin County, California
AGENDA

CORTE MADERA TOWN COUNCIL
AND THE BOARD OF SANITARY DISTRICT NO. 2, A SUBSIDIARY
DISTRICT TO THE TOWN OF CORTE MADERA
TOWN HALL COUNCIL CHAMBERS
300 TAMALPAIS DRIVE
TUESDAY, JANUARY 17, 2017
7:30 P.M.


         6:45pm - CLOSED SESSION

I. CONFERENCE WITH REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATORS Property: Gravel overflow parking lot on Redwood Highway (north of Nordstrom at The Village at Corte Madera) APN 024-032-19 Agency negotiators:  Todd Cusimano, David Bracken Negotiating parties: Macerich (Giancarlo Filartiga and Cecily Barclay) Under negotiation:  Whether, and under what price and terms, the property could potentially be leased to the Village at Corte Madera

1.
7:30pm: OPEN SESSION
I.  CALL TO ORDER, ROLL CALL AND SALUTE TO THE FLAG
II. REPORT OUT OF CLOSED SESSION
2.
OPEN TIME FOR PUBLIC DISCUSSION

Please confine your comments during this portion of the agenda to matters not already on this agenda.  Speakers will be limited to three (3) minutes unless otherwise specified by the Mayor or the Presiding Officer. 

The public will be given an opportunity to speak on each agenda item at the time it is called.  The Council may discuss and/or take action regarding any or all of the items listed below.  Once the public comment portion of any item on this agenda has been closed by the Council, no further comment from the public will be permitted unless authorized by the Mayor or the council and if so authorized, said additional public comment shall be limited to the provision of information not previously provided to the Council or as otherwise limited by order of the Mayor or Council.



3.
PRESENTATION
3.I.
Recognition and Presentation of Gifts to Outgoing Councilmember Michael Lappert, Who Has Given Notification of His Impending Resignation From the Corte Madera Town Council Effective January 17, 2017
4.
TOWN MANAGER AND COUNCIL REPORTS
 -  Town Manager Report
 -  Council Reports
      

5.
CONSENT CALENDAR

The purpose of the Consent Calendar is to group items together which are routine or have been discussed previously and do not require further discussion. They will be approved by a single motion. Any member of the Town Council, Town Staff, or the Public may request removal of an item for discussion. Rescheduling of the item(s) will be at the discretion of the Mayor and Town Council.


 
5.I.
Waive Further Reading and Authorize Introduction and/or Adoption of Ordinances and Resolutions By Title Only

This item contains standard language authorizing Town Council to introduce and/or adopt Resolutions and Ordinances by Title only and waive further reading.  

5.II.
Item 5.II Was Removed From Agenda Just Prior to Publication and Has Been Left Intentionally Blank

5.III.
Consider Adoption of Resolution No. 02/2017 Endorsing the Recreation Department’s Events From February 13, 2017, Through June 30, 2017, and Approving Temporary Banners in the Public Right of Way From January 20, 2017 Through June 17, 2017; and Determining That the Project is Exempt From the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Pursuant to CEQA Guidelines 15061(B)(3)
(Report from Brian Hernandez, Recreation Supervisor)
5.IV.
Transmittal of Final June 30, 2016 Summary Financial Report (Modified Accrual Basis)
(Report from George T. Warman, Jr., Director of Administrative Services/Town Treasurer)
5.V.
Receive and File Investment Transactions Monthly Report for the Month of August, 2016
(Report from George T. Warman, Jr., Director of Administrative Services/Town Treasurer)
5.VI.
Approve Warrants and Payroll for the Period 12/01/16 through 12/21/16:
Warrant Check Numbers 215029  through 215265,  Payroll Check Numbers 5370 through 5392, Payroll Direct Deposit Numbers 30978  through 31172, Payroll Wire Transfer Numbers 2094 through 2102, and Wire Transfer of 2/01/17.

(Report from George T. Warman, Jr., Director of Administrative Services/Town Treasurer)
5.VII.
Approve Warrants and Payroll for the Period 12/22/16 through 01/11/17:
Warrant Check Numbers 215266  through 215392, Payroll Check Numbers 5393 through 5401, Payroll Direct Deposit Numbers 31173  through 31241, and Payroll Wire Transfer Numbers 2103 through 2109.

(Report from George T. Warman, Jr., Director of Administrative Services/Town Treasurer)
6.
PUBLIC HEARINGS

6.I.
Marin Country Day School Project: Continuation of Hearing in Consideration of a Mitigated Negative Declaration, General Plan Amendment, Rezoning, Design Review, and Conditional Use Permit Amendment for proposed Improvements at Marin Country Day School Located at 5221 Paradise Drive
(Report from Phil Boyle, Senior Planner)
6.II.
Marsh Restoration and Ecological Reserve Expansion at 72 Industrial Way: Consideration and Possible Adoption of Resolutions Approving of a Mitigated Negative Declaration, General Plan Amendment to Change General Plan Land Use Designation From Office to Wetlands and Marshlands, and Zoning Ordinance Amendment for a Rezoning From a Professional and Administrative Office District to a Parks, Open Space, and Natural Habitat District for Property Located at 72 Industrial Way
(Report from Adam Wolff, Director of Planning and Building)
 
7.
BUSINESS ITEMS

7.I.
Council Consideration and Possible Direction to Staff Regarding Options for Filling a Vacant Town Council Seat
(Report from Todd Cusimano, Town Manager)
7.II.
Discussion And Possible Action Concerning Council Committee Appointments
(Report from Rebecca Vaughn, Town Clerk)
7.III.
Review of Draft February 7, 2017 Town Council Agenda
7.IV.
Approval of Minutes of December 6, 2016 Town Council Meeting
8.
ADJOURNMENT

TOWN COUNCIL STAFF REPORTS ARE USUALLY AVAILABLE BY 5:00 P.M., FRIDAY PRIOR TO THE COUNCIL MEETING, AND MAY BE OBTAINED AT THE CORTE MADERA TOWN HALL, OR BY CALLING 927-5050. AGENDA ITEMS ARE AVAILABLE FOR REVIEW AT CORTE MADERA LIBRARY, FIRE STATION 13 (5600 PARADISE DRIVE) AND THE TOWN HALL.  IF YOU CHALLENGE THE ACTION OF THE TOWN COUNCIL 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 TOWN CLERK, AT OR PRIOR TO THE PUBLIC HEARING.

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