1. CALL TO ORDER
2. ROLL CALL
Roll Call
3. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
4. APPROVAL OF MINUTES AND NOTICE OF WAIVING OF READING OF ALL RESOLUTIONS AND ORDINANCES INTRODUCED AND/OR ADOPTED UNDER THIS AGENDA (ACTION)
A. Minutes of Aug 8, 2017 7:00 PM
5. ANNOUNCEMENTS
A. The City of Cotati has special open office hours on Monday evenings from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. by appointment, in the Community Development Department at City Hall as part of its 'Cotati-Open for Business' program. This program provides personalized assistance and information to developers, current Cotati business owners, and those interested in starting a new business within the City.
B. The Rohnert Park-Cotati Regional library hosts events for all ages, including art exhibits, book clubs and children's programs. All events are free and open to the public. For more information, call the library at 584-9121 or visit www.sonomalibrary.org.
C. The Cotati Historical Society Museum is open regularly the 2nd Tuesday of each month from 5:00-7:00 p.m., Saturdays from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m., and by appointment. For more information call 707-794-0305.
D. Citizens interested in receiving City of Cotati community alerts via text or email are encouraged to sign up at nixle.com.
E. The City offers a variety of recreation programs for all ages. See details on the web at cotaticity.org.
6. APPROVAL OF FINAL AGENDA (ACTION)
7. CITIZEN BUSINESS AND PUBLIC COMMENT FOR CONSENT CALENDAR ITEMS
8. CONSENT CALENDAR (ACTION)
A. General Business Tax AmendmentsComment
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873 : AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF COTATI AMENDING AND RESTATING IN ITS ENTIRETY CHAPTER 5.04 ENTITLED “BUSINESS LICENSES” OF THE COTATI MUNICIPAL CODE TO REQUIRE CANNABIS TESTING LABS TO PAY THE GENERAL BUSINESS TAX AND TO AMEND PROVISIONS GOVERNING ENFORCEMENT, PENALTIES AND REFUNDS RELATING TO THE PAYMENT OF GENERAL BUSINESS TAXES AND UPDATING RELATED DEFINITIONS IN CHAPTER 8.24 ENTITLED “MEDICAL MARIJUANA DISPENSARIES”.Comment
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B. 2017 City of Cotati Holiday Tree Lighting Event in La Plaza Park.Comment
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2017 - 54 : A Resolution of the City Council of the City of Cotati Approving the 2017 City of Cotati Holiday Tree Lighting event in La Plaza Park.Comment
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a. Exhibit A Conditions of Approval Holiday Tree Lighting
C. Agreement between the City of Cotati and the County of Sonoma for Election ServicesComment
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2017 - 55 : Resolution of the City Council of the City of Cotati approving a contract with the County of Sonoma for Election Services and Authorizing the Mayor to sign the agreementComment
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a. Exhibit A 2018-2022 Cotati Elections Agreement
D. Joint Powers Agreement among Sonoma County Community Development Commission, the Town of Windsor and the Cities of Cloverdale, Cotati, Healdsburg, Rohnert Park, Sebastopol and Sonoma for Matters Related to Housing and Community DevelopmentComment
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a. Attachment A - JPA Mark Up Version
2017 - 56 : Resolution of the City Council of the City of Cotati Approving Form and Content of the Joint Powers Agreement among Sonoma County Community Development Commission, the Town of Windsor and the Cities of Cloverdale, Cotati, Healdsburg, Rohnert Park, Sebastopol and Sonoma for Matters Related to Housing and Community DevelopmentComment
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a. Exhibit A - CDC Joint Powers Agreement
E. Adoption of an Ordinance Amending Section 1.20.010 of Chapter 1.20 of the Cotati Municipal Code to Permit Code Violations to be Charged and Prosecuted as Either Misdemeanors or InfractionsComment
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874 : INTRODUCTION OF AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF COTATI AMENDING COTATI MUNICIPAL CODE CHAPTER 1.20 OF TITLE 1, TITLED “GENERAL PENALTY” TO PERMIT CODE VIOLATIONS TO BE CHARGED AND PROSECUTED AS EITHER INFRACTIONS OR MISDEMEANORSComment
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9. DIRECTION ON FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS
10. PUBLIC HEARINGS (ACTION)
A. Consideration of Objections to Report of Sewer Charges and Penalties Outstanding and Adoption of a Resolution Approving Itemized Report of Sewer Charges and Penalties Outstanding and Directing Levying of AssessmentsComment
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2017 - 53 : A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF COTATI ESTABLISHING THE OUTSTANDING SEWER CHARGES AND DIRECTING LEVYING OF ASSESSMENTS FOR FISCAL YEAR 2017-2018Comment
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B. Establishing the Outstanding Backflow Testing Charges and Levying of Assessments for Fiscal Year 2017-18Comment
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2017 - 57 : A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF COTATI ORDERING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF OUTSTANDING BACKFLOW TESTING CHARGES AND DIRECTING LEVYING OF ASSESSMENTS FOR FISCAL YEAR 2017-18Comment
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C. Adoption of an Ordinance adding Chapter 14.38 to the City of Cotati Municipal Code in order to establish a streamlined permitting process for electric vehicle charging stations as required by AB 1236 (now codified as Government Code Section 65850.7)Comment
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a. Attachment A - EV Charger Streamlined Process
875 : ADOPTION OF AN ORDINANCE ADDING CHAPTER 14.38 TO THE CITY OF COTATI MUNICIPAL CODE IN ORDER TO ESTABLISH A STREAMLINED PERMITTING PROCESS FOR ELECTRIC VEHICLE CHARGING STATIONS AS REQUIRED BY AB 1236 (NOW GOVERNMENT CODE SECTION 65850.7)Comment
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11. REGULAR AGENDA (ACTION)
A. Amend Bail ScheduleComment
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2017 - 58 : Resolution of the City Council of the City of Cotati Superseding Resolution No. 2016-2 and Approving a Revised Bail Schedule for Violations of the Cotati Municipal Code and for Parking Violations of the California Vehicle CodeComment
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a. Exhibit A- Bail Schedule
12. CITY MANAGER'S REPORT
13. CITY COUNCIL MEMBER REPORTS
14. PUBLIC COMMENT ON NON-ACTION AGENDA ITEMS
15. INFORMATION RECEIVED AFTER THE AGENDA WAS POSTED
A. Supplemental information received after the agenda was posted.Comment
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16. ADJOURNMENT
Certification of Posting of the Notice: I declare under penalty of perjury that I am employed by the City of Cotati and that I posted this notice on the bulletin boards of City Hall, Veterans' Memorial Building and the U.S. Post Office on or before August 19, 2017.
/s/ Lauren Berges, Deputy City Clerk