Millbrae City Council Meeting Recap for Nov. 12, 2019
Following the Pledge of Allegiance, the Millbrae City Council presented several proclamations and commendations including: proclamation proclaiming November 11, 2019, as Veterans’ Day; proclamation proclaiming December 3, 2019, as Giving Tuesday; proclamation proclaiming the month of November as National American Indian Heritage Month; and, commendations for the Mid-Peninsula Boys and Girls Club.
Following the proclamations and commendation ceremonies, the City Council received presentations from the Millbrae Rotary Club, the San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office Millbrae Police Bureau, and a presentation on the United Against Hate campaign and week’s activities.
The City Council unanimously approved, with a vote of 5-0, the items 5, 6, 7, 9, and 10 on the consent calendar.
Item 5 - Approval of a partial street closure of Magnolia Avenue (between the Sheriff’s Department driveway and Library Avenue), and waiving a lift rental fee and staff costs for the Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony event on December 7, 2019.
Item 6 - Resolution declaring a trusted system for the management of records and the automation of retention requirements.
Item 7 - Appointment to the Cultural Arts Advisory Committee.
Item 9 - Resolution accepting the Larkspur Pump Station Retaining Wall Project as complete and filing of notice of completion.
Item 10 - Resolution awarding professional service agreements for on-call engineering services related to the Millbrae Water Pollution Control Plant to Lee & Ro, Inc. and Trussell Technologies, Inc. in a total amount not-to-exceed $200,000 for a one (1) year base term, with an option to exercise four (4) one-year options with a total amount not-to-exceed $200,000 per option year.
Item 8 - approve, by motion, parking lot closures, street closures, as well as a City facility rental fee and staff fee waiver for the Lunar New Year event on January 26, 2020 – was removed from the consent calendar and continued to the December 10th City Council meeting. Staff is working with the applicant on some parade route changes and revisions to fees.
Under new business, the City Council unanimously approved, by a vote of 5-0, items 19, 20 and 21.
Item 19 - Adoption of Fiscal Year 2019-2020 Parks & Recreation Commission Work Plan.
Item 20 - Adoption of Fiscal Year 2019-2020 Youth Advisory Committee Work Plan.
Item 21 - Adoption of Fiscal Year 2019-2020 Cultural Arts Advisory Committee Work Plan.
Under existing business, the City Council requested that the Millbrae Sister Cities Commission review item 14 - approve resolutions to form friendship city relationships with the City of Hengyang and the City of Dongguan in China – and provide a recommendation to the City Council.
During the public hearing, the City Council unanimously approved, on a vote of 5-0, item 11 - (1) receive input regarding the adoption of the City of Millbrae Service and Fee Schedule; (2) at the conclusion of the public hearing, consider adopting a resolution approving the proposed City of Millbrae service and fees for City Clerk, Finance, Public Works (Engineering and Utilities), and Recreation (including Parks) as of the effective date for each fee schedule attached to the resolution or as soon as practical thereafter; and (3) continue public hearing to January 14, 2020 for building and planning fees.
Under existing business, the City Council unanimously approved, on a vote of 5-0, item 12 - resolution awarding a professional services agreement to Swinerton Management and Consulting for project and construction management services for the Millbrae Recreation Center Restoration Project.
Under new business, the City Council unanimously approved, on a vote of 5-0, item 16 - adopt a resolution amending employment agreement with City Manager Thomas C. Williams.
Under new business, the City Council unanimously approved, on a vote of 5-0, item 17 - consider formation of a City Council Infrastructure Sub-committee to address infrastructure and all other public works related interests and to disband the Sewer Modernization Sub-committee.
Under new business, the City Council unanimously approved, on a vote of 5-0, item 15 - receive a 2018 – 2019 preliminary year end budget update and adopt a resolution (1) amending the 2019 – 2020 Adopted Budget, (2) amending the Adopted Five-Year Capital Plan for Fiscal Years 2019 through 2023, and (3) authorizing purchases of vehicles and equipment included in the Fiscal Year 2019 Capital Budget and Capital Plan, and (4) authorizing the City Manager to execute specific agreements exceeding $50,000.
The City Council moved items 13 and 18 to a subsequent meeting.
Item 13 – Informational report on the draft final City of Millbrae Classification and Compensation Study.
Item 18 – Informational report on the Broadway Trees Replanting Project.
A recording of the City Council meeting can be viewed at https://youtu.be/quYDczBsGQw.
The entire meeting agenda, attachments and presentations can be viewed at https://www.ci.millbrae.ca.us/Home/Components/Calendar/Event/7880/48.
Proclamation proclaiming November 11, 2019, as Veterans’ Day
Proclamation proclaiming December 3, 2019, as Giving Tuesday
Proclamation proclaiming the month of November as National American Indian Heritage Month
Commendations for the Mid-Peninsula Boys and Girls Club
Presentation by the Millbrae Rotary Club
Annual report from the San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office Millbrae Police Bureau
Presentation on the United Against Hate campaign and week’s activities.