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Summary of City Council Actions from September 17, 2019 Meeting

September 18, 2019 - Here is a brief summary of the actions taken by the Half Moon Bay City Council at its meeting of September 17, 2019.

The Council took the actions listed below at its September 17, 2019 meeting with follow-up by staff shown in parentheses:

1) Recognized Caroline Weigandt for her 30 years of City service and congratulated her on her retirement

2) Proclaimed October 2, 2019 as Clean Air Day (Public Works)

3) Proclaimed September 15, 2019 - September 21, 2019 as Welcoming Week (Administration)

4) Proclaimed September 15, 2019 – October 15, 2019 a Hispanic Heritage Month (Administration)

5) Presented certificates to graduates of the Future Leaders Civics Academy (City Clerk)

6) Adopted a resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute the funding agreement between the City of Half Moon Bay and the Half Moon Bay Hotel Business Improvement District for $40,000 for FY 2019-20, to promote lodging at hotels within the city and administer marketing programs that increase overnight lodging and fund BID-related activities (Administration)

7) Adopted a resolution, as amended, approving the Final Map and the Subdivision

Improvement Agreement for the Carnoustie Phase 4 Subdivision and directing the City Manager to execute and record the Final Map and Subdivision Improvement Agreement with the office of the San Mateo County Recorder (Public Works / City Clerk)

8) Adopted a resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into an agreement with Townsend Public Affairs, Inc., to provide grant writing and advocacy services for a period of one year at an amount of $60,000 (City Clerk)

9) Adopted a resolution approving the Green Infrastructure Plan and authorizing the City Engineer to forward to the Regional Water Quality Control Board San Francisco Bay Region no later than September 30, 2019 (Public Works)

10) Received comments from the community and discussed the closure of Bay City Flowers (Administration)

11) Conducted a public hearing and introduced on first reading, an ordinance amending Chapter 1.30 of the Half Moon Bay Municipal Code – Contributions and Loans to City Candidate Campaigns (City Clerk)

12) By resolution, adopted the Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan and its Guidelines, as amended, the Mitigated Negative Declaration and Mitigation Monitoring and Reporting Program, and errata based upon the Findings and Evidence contained in Exhibit A of the resolution, with amendments as directed by the Planning Commission including its motion in recommending adoption of the plan, and with additional amendments pertaining to four corridor studies (Vista Trail, Frenchmans Creek Trail, Beachwood Path, and Pilarcitos Creek Trail) (Community Development)

13) Appointed three individuals (as follows) as Architectural Advisory Committee members and adopted a resolution amending the Architectural Advisory Committee Bylaws to allow for up to two alternate members (Community Development / City Clerk)

  • Architect – Linda Poncini
  • Landscape Architect – Steven Kikuchi
  • At-Large – Chad Hooker

14) By motion: 1) adopted a resolution establishing a procedure for reviewing and approving transfers of Measure D certificates from within downtown to outside downtown; and 2) adopted a resolution, as amended, approving a transfer for 2019 of up to 12 Measure D allocations from the 23 downtown base allocations to be used for project proposals for accessory dwelling units (Community Development)

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