City Council Meeting Recap for February 12, 2019
On Tuesday, February 12, the Millbrae City Council hosted its first meeting of the month.
Thank you to the Friends of the Millbrae Library for leading the City Council meeting in the Pledge of Allegiance. Following the Pledge, the Millbrae City Council received informational updates from the Friends of the Millbrae Library and the Millbrae Rotary Club.
Friends of the Millbrae Library
Millbrae Rotary Club
By a 5-0 vote, the City Council unanimously approved the following consent items:
Item 5 - Resolution authorizing the city manager or designee to execute an agreement with ECS Imaging, Inc. in the amount of $139,374 for electronic content management / records management software and implementation services for a term of three years.
Item 7 - Resolution authorizing the city manager or designee to execute an addendum to the professional services agreements with Mintier Harnish for preparation of Priority Development Area (PDA) Specific Plan and General Plan environmental documents and preparation of General Plan, Active Transportation Plan, and Parking Study.
Item 8 - Adopt resolution authorizing the city manager or designee to execute the first addendum to the agreement for professional services with Robert Half International, Inc. for temporary employees increasing total compensation from $49,800 to $65,000.
Item 10 - Adopt resolution waiving the competitive solicitation requirements for the phase one implementation of the asset information management system for the stormwater and water system, approving a professional services agreement with AIMS Teams, LLC in the aggregate amount of $86,416 and authorizing the city manager or his designee to execute the professional services agreement.
Item 11 - Adopt a resolution approving the submittal of a concept proposal for the Cultural, Community, & Natural Resource Grant Program to support the Millbrae Recreation Center restoration project.
Items 6 and 9 were removed from consent for discussion.
Item 6 - Receive informational report on the status of ordinance 771 the short term residential rental ordinance implementation. The City Council requested an oral update on the short term residential rental ordinance to supplement the staff report. Staff reported, that during the initial audit, approximately 42 short-term residential rentals were identified and contacted. As of today, 10 Short Term Residential Rental (STRR) Permits have been issued which has included payment of past Transient Occupancy Tax and Business License Tax as well as penalties and interest. The City is continuing to identify short-term rental operators who operate without a business license or STRR permit. To report unpermitted short term rentals, call the City’s Community Development Department at (650) 259-2341.
Item 9 - Resolution approving authorizing the city manager or designee to execute a professional services agreement with Water Works Engineers, LLC in an amount not-to-exceed $196,152 for the environmental and preliminary design phases of the Water Tanks Replacement Project, establishing a project contingency of $20,000, and authorizing the city manager or designee to execute contract amendments up to the project contingency amount. The City Council voted unanimously to pass item 9.
Under Existing Business, the City Council received an informational review of the Millbrae Parks and Facilities Inventory Report.
Under New Business, the City Council unanimously approved items 13 and 14.
Item 13 - Accept the Fiscal Year 2018 – 2019 Mid-Year Budget Report and Adopt Resolution Authorizing the Transfer of Up to $25,000 from the General Fund to Other Funds Including Associated Increases in Budgeted Revenues and Expenses Where Needed to Fund Unanticipated Programs and Expenses.
Item 14 - Adopt a Resolution Declaring Certain City-Owned Properties as Surplus Property Consistent with the Surplus Land Act (SLA), Government Code Section 54222 and Direct Staff to Commence Inviting Bids for the Sale of Real Property.
A recording of the City Council meeting can be viewed at https://mctv.tv/.
The entire meeting agenda, attachments and presentations can be viewed at https://www.ci.millbrae.ca.us/Home/Components/Calendar/Event/7889/48.