MEETINGS

SPECIAL RICHMOND HOUSING AUTHORITY
REGULAR RICHMOND CITY COUNCIL
(Meetings are virtual)

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Community Services Building
440 Civic Center Plaza
Richmond, CA 94804
Members:
  • Thomas K. Butt, Mayor
  • Demnlus Johnson III, Councilmember at Large
  • Nathaniel Bates, Councilmember at Large
  • Claudia Jimenez, Councilmember District 6
  • Eduardo Martinez, Vice Mayor at Large
  • Melvin Willis, Councilmember District 1
  • Gayle McLaughlin, Councilmember District 5
  • Jaycine Scott, Housing Authority Tenant Commissioner

Link to City Council Agendas/Packets
http://www.ci.richmond.ca.us/4157/City-ofRichmond-Council-Meetings

Register to receive notification of new agendas, etc.
http://www.ci.richmond.ca.us/list.aspx

 

CORONAVIRUS DISEASE (COVID-19) ADVISORY

 

PURSUANT to the Governor of the State of California’s Assembly Bill 361  and in the interest of the public health and safety, attendance at the City of Richmond City Council meeting will be limited to Council members, essential City of Richmond staff, and members of the news media. Public comment will be confined to items appearing on the agenda and will be limited to the methods provided below.

 

How to watch the meeting from home:

  1. KCRT – Comcast Channel 28 or AT&T Uverse Channel 99
  2. Livestream online at http://www.ci.richmond.ca.us/3178/KCRT-Live

 

Public comment may be submitted by mail, eComment, email and/or Zoom video conference in the manner that follows, provided that no member of the public may submit more than one verbal comment per agenda item.

 

Via mail: received by 1:00 p.m. the day of the meeting, sent to 450 Civic Center Plaza, 3rd Floor, Office of the Clerk, Richmond, CA 94804.

 

Via eComments: eComments are available once an agenda is published. Locate the meeting in "upcoming meetings" and click the comment bubble icon. Click on the item you wish to comment on. eComments can be submitted when the agenda is published and until the conclusion of public comments for the agenda item. eComments can be viewed by the City Council and members of the public as they are submitted. Email your comment to cityclerkdept@ci.richmond.ca.us should you have difficulty submitting an eComment during a meeting.

 

Via email: to cityclerkdept@ci.richmond.ca.us by 1:00 p.m. the day of the meeting.

Emails MUST contain in the subject line 1) public comments – Open Session prior to Closed Session; 2) public comments – Open Forum; or 3) public comments agenda item #__ [include the agenda item number].  All such email with correctly labeled subject lines will be posted on-line and emailed to the City Council before the meeting is called to order.  Email received after 1:00 p.m. will be posted on-line following the meeting as part of the supplemental materials attached to the meeting minutes.

 

Via Zoom by video conference: for Open Session and City Council: Please click the link below to join the webinar:

https://zoom.us/j/99312205643?pwd=MDdqNnRmS2k4ZkRTOWhlUldQOUF1Zz09

Passcode: ccmeeting

 

By iPhone one-tap:  US: +16699006833,,99312205643#  or +13462487799,,99312205643# 

By Telephone:   Dial (for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location):  US: +1 669 900 6833 or +1 346 248 7799 or +1 253 215 8782 or +1 312 626 6799 or +1 929 205 6099 or +1 301 715 8592 

Webinar ID: 993 1220 5643 

International numbers available: https://zoom.us/u/aehrwCgISx

 

To comment by video conference: click on the Participants button at the bottom of your screen and select the “Raise Your Hand” button to request to speak when Public Comment is being asked for. When called upon, press the unmute button. After the allotted time, you will then be re-muted.  **

 

To comment by phone: you will be prompted to “Raise Your Hand” by pressing “*9” to request to speak when Public Comment is asked for. When called upon, you will be asked to unmuted by pressing *6.  After the allotted time, you will then be re-muted. Instructions of how to raise your hand by phone are available at: 

https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/201362663 -Joining-a-meeting-by-phone. **

 

**The mayor will announce the agenda item number and open public comment when appropriate. 

 

 The City cannot guarantee that its network and/or the site will be uninterrupted. To ensure that the City Council receives your comments, you are strongly encouraged to submit your comments in writing in advance of the meeting.

 

AB 361 Procedures in the Event of Technical Difficulties: In the event the meeting broadcast is disrupted, or if a technical issue on the agency's end disrupts public participation, the legislative body board cannot take any further action on the agenda until the technical issue is resolved. 

 

Properly labeled public comments will be considered a public record, put into the official meeting record, available after the meeting as supplemental materials, and will be posted as an attachment to the meeting minutes when the minutes are posted: http://www.ci.richmond.ca.us/Archive.aspx?AMID=31.

 

Accessibility for Individuals with Disabilities:

Upon request, the City will provide for written agenda materials in appropriate alternative formats, or disability-related modification or accommodation, including auxiliary aids or services and sign language interpreters, to enable individuals with disabilities to participate in and provide comments at/related to public meetings. Please submit a request, including your name, phone number and/or email address, and a description of the modification, accommodation, auxiliary aid, service or alternative format requested at least two days before the meeting.  Requests should be emailed to cityclerkdept@ci.richmond.ca.us or submitted by phone at 510-620-6513, ext. 9, or 510-620-6509.  Requests made by mail to City Clerk’s Office, City Council meeting, 450 Civic Center Plaza, Richmond, CA 94804 must be received at least two days before the meeting. Requests will be granted whenever possible and resolved in favor of accessibility.

 

Effect of Advisory on In-person public participation:

During the pendency of Assembly Bill 361, the language in this Advisory portion of the agenda supersedes any language contemplating in-person public comment.

 


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C.1
PUBLIC EMPLOYEE PERFORMANCE EVALUATION (Government Code Section 54957)
 

  • Title:  City Clerk

C.2
CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL - EXISTING LITIGATION (paragraph (1) of Subdivision [d] of Government Code Section 54956.9)
 

  • SPRAWLDEF et al. v. City of Richmond
  • The Guidiville Rancheria of California, et al. v. The United States of America, et. al.
  • North Coast Rivers Alliance et al./Point Molate Alliance et al. v. City of Richmond
  • City of Richmond v. Thomas K. Butt

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CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL - ANTICIPATED LITIGATION (Significant exposure to litigation pursuant to paragraph (2) or (3) of Subdivision (d) [as applicable] of Government Code Section 54956.9)
 

  • Three Cases

In light of the California Court of Appeal's decision in Fowler v. City of Lafayette, the City Attorney's Office is attaching to this agenda four communications regarding the amended judgment and various agreements related to Point Molate. These letters provide the existing facts and circumstances for going into closed session on these items pursuant to California Government Code Section 54956.9(d)(2) and (e)(3).

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                                                           6:25 p.m.

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  • ADOPT a resolution requiring the continued use of teleconferencing for the meetings of the Board of Commissioners of the Richmond Housing Authority pursuant to the provisions of AB 361 – City Clerk’s Office (Pamela Christian 510-620-6513).

  • ADOPT a resolution approving a contract with Automatic Door Systems, Inc. to complete the Nevin Plaza front door repair project, for an amount not to exceed $24,591 including a ten (10) percent contingency ($2,229) – Richmond Housing Authority (Nannette Beacham 510-621-1300).

  • ADOPT a resolution approving an emergency contract with JT Plumbing to complete plumbing repairs at Nevin Plaza for an amount not to exceed $11,485 – Richmond Housing Authority (Nannette Beacham 510-621-1300).

  • ADOPT a resolution approving an emergency contract amendment with CD & Power DBA Got Power to continue to provide load testing, and emergency or urgent repairs to generators at Nevin Plaza in the amount of $8,457.66, for a not to exceed total contract amount of $11,457.66, and extending the term to June 30, 2022 – Richmond Housing Authority (Nannette Beacham 510-621-1300).

APPROVE the minutes of the January 25, 2022, special Richmond Housing Authority meeting - City Clerk's Office (Pamela Christian 510-620-6513).

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W.1

  • ADOPT a resolution requiring the continued use of teleconferencing for the meetings of all City legislative bodies pursuant to the provisions of Assembly Bill 361 – City Clerk’s Office (Pamela Christian 510-620-6513).

APPROVE the minutes of the January 25 and February 1, 2022, regular City Council meetings - City Clerk's Office (Pamela Christian 510-620-6513).

W.2

APPROVE a contract with Action Data Systems, LLC to design and develop a mobile and web application for a geolocated, historical walking tour of certain historical sites within the City of Richmond, for an amount not to exceed $15,000, from March 15, 2022, to December 31, 2025 – Community Development Department (Lina Velasco 510-620-6706).

  • ADOPT a resolution accepting the 2021 Annual Progress Report for the City’s Housing Element (2015-2023) – Community Development Department (Lina Velasco 510-620-6706).

W.3

  • APPROVE the purchase of DebtBook software using the National Cooperative Purchasing Alliance (NCPA) contract, to aid the City in meeting Governmental Accounting Standard GASB 87 – Accounting for Leases, in an amount not to exceed $13,500, for a term of one year beginning March 16, 2022, through March 15, 2023, with a possible two year extension, for a total contract amount not to exceed $40,500 – Finance Department (Belinda Brown 510-620-6740/Delmy Cuellar 510-620-6790).

W.4

  • ADOPT a resolution to accept and appropriate $360,335 in funding from the Contra Costa County Health Services Hazardous Materials Division; and APPROVE a one-year interagency agreement from July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2022, in support of the Fire Department’s Hazardous Materials Response Program – Fire Department (Chief Angel Montoya 510-307-8041).

W.5

  • APPROVE a contract with Matrix Consulting Group in an amount not to exceed $124,000 to conduct an emergency services data analysis – Human Resources Department (Anil Comelo 510-620-6609).

  • ADOPT a resolution amending the salary schedule for Neighborhood Change Agent, Resident Housing Manager, Senior Resident Housing Manager Classifications – Human Resources Department (Anil Comelo/ Sharrone Taylor 510-620-6600).

W.6

  • APPROVE an amendment to the contract with Alliance Graphics, Inc. to provide additional graphic art services and promotional products for RichmondWORKS and the RichmondBUILD Academy. The contract term will be extended through June 30, 2023, and the contract amount will be increased by $11,000, for a total contract amount not to exceed $51,000 – Library and Community Services Department (Tamara Walker/Fred Lucero 510-621-1562)

W.7

  • APPROVE appointment(s) to the Richmond-Zhoushan Sister City Commission; APPOINT Ed Medina, new appointment, seat #7, term expiration date December 31, 2024; Jason Tran, new appointment, seat #9, term expiration date December 31, 2024 – Office of the Mayor (Mayor Tom Butt 510-620-6503). 

  • APPROVE appointment(s) to the Personnel Board; APPOINT Larry Wirsig, new appointment, seat #3, Council appointed, term expiration December 31, 2027; APPOINT Vernetta Buckner, new appointment, seat #5, Council appointed, term expiration December 31, 2027 - Office of the Mayor (Mayor Tom Butt 510-620-6503).

  • APPROVE appointment(s) to the Community Police Review Commission; APPOINT Steven Lacy, re-appointment, seat #7, term expiration date November 1, 2024 - Office of the Mayor (Mayor Tom Butt 510-620-6503).

  • APPROVE an appointment to the Design Review Board; APPOINT Marcus Christeson, new appointment, seat #6, term expiration date of March 17, 2024 - Office of the Mayor (Mayor Tom Butt 510-620-6503).

  • APPROVE appointment(s) to update the Library Commission; APPOINT Thomas Kaun new appointment, seat #3, term expiration date July 1, 2025 - Office of the Mayor (Mayor Tom Butt 510-620-6503).

  • APPROVE appointment(s) to the Urban Forest Advisory Committee; APPOINT Robert Stanley, new appointment, seat #4, term expiration date November 17, 2024; Stewart Winchester, new appointment, seat #8, term expiration date November 17, 2024 - Office of the Mayor (Mayor Tom Butt 510-620-6503)

W.8

  • ADOPT a resolution for authorization to appropriate $175,000 in revenues and $175,000 in expenditures related to plan review and inspection services for development projects into the Public Works Department Fiscal Year 2021-2022 budget – Public Works Department (Joe Leach 510-620-5478).

  • APPROVE a resolution amending NCE (Richmond Engineering Consultant Company) on-call professional services contract to increase their contract funding capacity by $2,060,000, to an amount not to exceed $3,860,000 - Public Works Department (Joe Leach 510-620-5478).

  • ADOPT a resolution authorizing the city manager or their designee to execute all required documents to facilitate the acceptance of the 6,800-sf land donation by POGO Park - Public Works Department (Joe Leach 510-620-5478/Greg Hardesty 510-620-6920).

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  • ADOPT a resolution adopting Local Goals and Policies Relating to Community Facilities Districts; ADOPT a resolution of intention to establish the City of Richmond Community Facilities District No. 2022-1 (Point Molate), and to Designate Three Improvement Areas therein, to Authorize the Levy of a Special Tax to Pay the Cost of Acquiring or Constructing Certain Facilities, Provide Certain Services and Pay for Certain Incidental Expenses and to Pay Debt Service on Bonded Indebtedness; and ADOPT a resolution of intention to Incur Bonded Indebtedness Within the City of Richmond Community Facilities District No. 2022-1 (Point Molate), and Each of the Three Improvement Areas Therein. There is no requirement of General Fund support for these Bond measures - Public Works Department (Joe Leach 510-620-5478).

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