Meeting to be televised – Channel 26
REGULAR MEETING OF
BELMONT CITY COUNCIL
TUESDAY, March 25, 2003, 7:30 P.M.
TWIN PINES SENIOR AND COMMUNITY CENTER
1223 RALSTON AVENUE
TWIN PINES PARK
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REGULAR MEETING - 7:30 P.M.
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
1. SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS
A. Presentation of National Library Week 2003 Proclamation
2. PUBLIC COMMENTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS (10 Minutes)
This agenda category is limited to 10 minutes, with a maximum of 2 minutes per speaker, and is for items of interest not on the Agenda. If you wish to address the hearing body, please complete a Speaker's Card and give it to the City Clerk. If you wish to express an opinion on a non-agenda item without addressing the Council, please fill out a "Comment Form" and give to the City Clerk.
COUNCIL MEMBER COMMENTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
3. AGENDA AMENDMENTS (if any)
4. CONSENT CALENDAR
Consent Calendar items are considered to be routine and will be enacted by one motion. There will be no separate discussion on these items unless members of the Council, staff or public request specific items to be removed for separate action.
A. Approval of meeting minutes: Special and Regular City Council Meeting of 2/25/03; Special City Council Meeting of 2/28/03; Special City Council Meeting of 3/3/03; Special City Council Meeting of 3/8/03 (Council Workshop).
B. Approval of Warrant List Dated: March 7, 2003, in the total amount of $790,276.68, and March 14, 2003, in the total amount of $356,998.28.
C. Written Communication 1) Letter dated March 4, 2003, from the Public Utilities Commission re Application 97-12-020, et al., Draft Decision of Administrative law Judge Wetzell.
D. Motion to approve Claims Management Report.
E. Motion to waive reading of Ordinances.
F. Resolution authorizing the purchase of hardware, software, and installation and support services for the City’s financial system from Watchdog, Inc., in the amount of $48,089.00.
ACTION: 1). Motion to approve the Consent Calendar
A. To Consider a Rate Increase, Franchise Fee Increase, and Rate Restructuring for Solid Waste Management Services.
ACTION: 1) Open hearing; Close hearing.
2) Motion to approve/deny Resolution (Alternative 1 or Alternative 2).
3) Take other action.
B. To Consider an Amendment to the Belmont Zoning Ordinance, regarding the definition of "Floor Area, Gross".
ACTION: 1). Open hearing; Close hearing.
2). Introduce Ordinance by title Amending Section 2.60 ("Floor Area, Gross" definition of the Belmont Zoning Ordinance), waive further reading, second reading and adoption on April 8, 2003.
3). Take other action.
6. OLD BUSINESS
A. Priority Calendar: Step Three – Adopting the Calendar
ACTION: 1) Approve Project Description Forms
2) Adopt Priority Calendar
B. Discussion and Direction regarding Arts Commission Vacancy
7. NEW BUSINESS -
A. Discussion and Direction regarding Proposed Amendments to Chapter 15 Offenses - Miscellaneous; Article II, Weapons; Division 2, Firearms; and Division 3, Prohibition on the Sale of Saturday Night Specials, Also Known as Junk Guns.
8. BOARD, COMMISSION, COMMITTEE UPDATES, AND STAFF REPORTS
A. Outdoor Recreation Task Force Update.
B. Update on the Police Facility/City Hall Project.
For comments longer than 2 minutes or comments that could not be covered in the initial comment period.
PUBLIC COMMENTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS (continued)
9. MATTERS OF COUNCIL INTEREST/CLARIFICATION
Items in this category are for discussion and direction to staff only. No final policy action will be taken by Council.
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