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City Council Meeting Recap for October 23, 2018

Post Date:10/25/2018 7:11 PM

On Tuesday, October 23rd, the Millbrae City Council hosted its second meeting of the month.

Following the Pledge of Allegiance, the Millbrae City Council received a presentation on the Millbrae Yellow Command Exercise that took place on Sept. 6, 2018. During the exercise, City staff responded to a mock earthquake, managing response efforts from the City’s emergency operations center in the Chetcuti Community Room. This exercise was critically important as it helped City staff, Millbrae CERT volunteers, and other allied agencies practice strategic and field response operations in the wake of a major disaster. 

City staff gave an update on the status of sewer modernization efforts along Broadway. Currently, major construction work along Broadway is ahead of schedule. By the end of next week, 900 feet of new sewer main line will be installed between Taylor and La Cruz. Construction crews will then move on to work between La Cruz and Victoria.

By a 5-0 vote, the City Council unanimously approved the following consent items:

Item 5 - Cancellation of regularly scheduled City Council meeting of December 25, 2018

Item 6 - Resolution amending the Conflict of Interest Code

Item 7 - Resolution approving amendments to the Records Retention Schedule

The City Council received an informational update on the state of the Millbrae Recreation Center Restoration Project (Item 8). Currently, Group 4 is synthesizing the information collected from local residents to present a conceptual design recommendation to the City Council. Measure II is a local ballot measure that, if passed, will allow the City to issue $12 million in bonds to fund the rebuilding of the Millbrae Recreation Center.

Item 9 – The City Council voted on the adoption of a resolution approving an affordable housing regulatory agreement and declaration of restrictive covenants at the Millbrae Serra Station Project. Through the agreement, the project will include 444 residential units, of which, 15% (67 units) must be rented to households of low and moderate income. Item 9 was unanimously approved by the City Council.

The City Council received a report on the fiscal year 2018-2019 Community Enhancement Advisory Committee work plan (Item 10).  No action was taken on this item.  The Council directed staff to bring this item back at a later time.

The entire City Council meeting can be viewed online at www.mctv.tv. The meeting agenda and staff reports can be view at https://www.ci.millbrae.ca.us/Home/Components/Calendar/Event/7148/48.

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