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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Revised
Meeting date/time: 10/19/2021 1:00 PM Minutes status: Draft  
Meeting location: City Hall - Art Pick Council Chamber 3900 Main Street, Riverside View Virtual Meeting at www.RiversideCA.gov/Meeting or www.WatchRiverside.com Originally Published: October 7, 2021
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21-3221 11CLK-PC 10-19-21PUBLIC COMMENTYou are invited to participate in person or by phone at (669) 900-6833 and enter Meeting ID: 926 9699 1265 to comment on Closed Sessions and any matters within the jurisdiction of the City Council. Press *9 to be placed in the queue to speak when the agenda item is called. Individuals in the queue will be prompted to unmute by pressing *6 to speak - Individual audience participation is limited to 3 minutes. Not available
21-3223 12Communications (Afternoon) - 10.19.21Communications (Afternoon)Intergovernmental relations and legislative update (City Manager) (All Wards) (5-minute presentation) Not available
21-3224 13Communications (Afternoon) - 10.19.21Communications (Afternoon)Homeless solutions update (City Manager) (All Wards) (5-minute presentation) Not available
21-3225 14Communications (Afternoon) - 10.19.21Communications (Afternoon)Sustainability update (City Manager) (All Wards) (5-minute presentation) Not available
21-3226 15Communications (Afternoon) 10/19/21Communications (Afternoon)Pertinent health, safety, and security updates (City Manager) (All Wards) (5-minute presentation) Not available
21-3227 16Legal update 10-19-21Communications (Afternoon)Legal update (City Attorney) (All Wards) (5-minute presentation) Not available
21-3241 17CARB presentation 10-19-21PRESENTATIONSCleaning the Air for a Healthier California presented by California Air Resources Board Deputy Executive Officer Annette Hébert (15-minute presentation) Not available
21-3349 18Delegate authority to CAO re BOE 10-19-21DISCUSSION CALENDAR (Afternoon)CONTINUED FROM 10-5-21 - Establish outside legal counsel budget in amount of $100,000 for Board of Ethics to use outside counsel in lieu of City Attorney to advise Board of Ethics and its hearing panels on specific matters at their discretion - Recognize City Attorney's statutory duty to contract legal services when Board of Ethics requests outside counsel for specific matters - Supplemental appropriation - Five affirmative votes required (City Attorney) (All Wards) (5-minute presentation) Not available
21-3247 19PH PR-2021-000949 - Van Buren 10-19-21PUBLIC HEARING/PLANNING REFERRALS AND APPEALSCase PR-2021-000949 - Mike Sadeghian of Van Buren Land Investments - General Plan amendment, Zoning Code Map amendment, Conditional Use Permit, design review and variance to construct 6,412-square-foot multi-tenant commercial building - A Resolution of the City Council of the City of Riverside, California, amending the Land Use Designation of the Riverside General Plan 2025 as to approximately .87 acre of property located at 18233 Van Buren Boulevard, from VLDR - Very Low Density Residential to C - Commercial - Waive further reading - Introduce an Ordinance of the City of Riverside, California, amending the Zoning Map of the City of Riverside pursuant to Chapter 19.090 of the Riverside Municipal Code by rezoning approximately .87 acre of property located at 18233 Van Buren Boulevard, from the R-1-1/2 acre-SP Single Family Residential and Specific Plan (Orangecrest) Overlay Zones to CR-SP-X-15-S-2 - Commercial Retail, Specific Plan (Orangecrest), Building Setback (15 feet from Van Buren Boulevard), and Building Stories (two-story maximum) Overlay Zones - Determine proposed project, a Not available
21-3248 110PH Crestview Apts - Central Ave. and Sycamore Cyn 10-19-21PUBLIC HEARING/PLANNING REFERRALS AND APPEALSCases P19-0775, P19-0776, P19-0777, P20-0307, P20-0308, P20-0309, P20-0310, and P19-0905 - Ken Assi of KA Enterprises - A Resolution of the City Council of the City of Riverside, California, certifying the Final Environmental Impact Report for the Crestview Apartments Project, making certain Findings of Fact related thereto, and adopting a Mitigation Monitoring and Reporting Program, all pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act - A Resolution of the City Council of the City of Riverside, California, amending the Land Use Designation of the Riverside General Plan 2025 for a vacant 9.44-acre parcel located at the northwest corner of Central Avenue and Sycamore Canyon Boulevard, from Commercial to Very High Density Residential - A Resolution of the City Council of the City of Riverside, California, providing for the Summary Vacation (Case No. P20-0310) of approximately 19,200 square feet of excess right-of-way segment along Sycamore Canyon Boulevard and Central Avenue, Riverside, California - Waive further readings - Introduce an Ordinance of the City of Riverside, Californ Not available
21-3249 111PH Downtown BID 10-19-21PUBLIC HEARING/PLANNING REFERRALS AND APPEALSA Resolution of the City Council of the City of Riverside, California, confirming the Annual Report of the Riverside Downtown Partnership acting in its capacity as the Advisory Board to the Downtown Parking and Business Improvement Area and levying assessments for Calendar Year 2022 - Waive further reading - Direct Riverside Downtown Partnership to expend revenues derived from Riverside Downtown Parking and Business Improvement Area annual assessment and operate programs and activities within Downtown (Finance) (Wards 1 and 2) (10-minute presentation) Not available
21-3320 112CC - PH Arlington BID - 10/19/21PUBLIC HEARING/PLANNING REFERRALS AND APPEALSCONTINUED FROM OCTOBER 5, 2021 - A Resolution of the City Council of the City of Riverside, California, confirming the Annual Report of the Arlington Business Partnership, acting in its capacity as the Advisory Board to the Arlington Business Improvement District, levying assessments for Fiscal Year 2021-2022 - Waive further reading (Finance) (Wards 5 and 6) (5-minute presentation) Not available
21-3391 112aFriends v City 10-19-21CLOSED SESSIONSPursuant to Government Code §54956.9(d)(1) to confer with and/or receive advice from legal counsel concerning Friends of Riverside Airport, LLC v. Department of the Army, et al., USDC Case No. 5:19-cv-01103-MWF-KK Not available
21-3330 113La Freniere v City 10-19-21CLOSED SESSIONSPursuant to Government Code §54956.9(d)(1) to confer with and/or receive advice from legal counsel concerning La Freniere v. City of Riverside, RCSC Case No. RIC 2003237 Not available
21-3084 114Anticipated - Exposure 10-19-21CLOSED SESSIONSPursuant to Government Code §54956.9(d)(2) to confer with and/or receive advice from legal counsel concerning one case of anticipated litigation Not available
21-3085 115Anticipated - WTI 10-19-21CLOSED SESSIONSPursuant to Government Code §54956.9(d)(4) to confer with and/or receive advice from legal counsel concerning two cases of anticipated litigation Not available
21-3086 116Labor 10-19-21CLOSED SESSIONSPursuant to Government Code §54957.6 to review the City Council's position and instruct designated representatives regarding salaries, salary schedules, or compensation paid in the form of fringe benefits of all Executive Management employees including the City Attorney and City Clerk, all Management and Confidential employees as defined by PERS, Fire Management Unit, Riverside City Firefighters Association, Riverside Police Officers Association (Police and Police Supervisory Units), Service Employees International Union #721, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers #47, and Riverside Police Administrators Association Not available
21-3351 117Evaluation of City Clerk 10-19-21CLOSED SESSIONSPursuant to Government Code §54957 for performance evaluation of City Clerk Not available
21-3217 118Mayor/Council Comm. - 10.19.21MAYOR/COUNCILMEMBER COMMUNICATIONS Brief reports on conferences, seminars, and regional meetings attended by Mayor and City Council, Ward updates, and announcements of upcoming events Safety, Wellness and Youth Committee at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, October 20, 2021, Art Pick Council Chamber/Virtual Meeting Economic Development, Placemaking, and Branding/Marketing Committee at 3 p.m. on Thursday, October 21, 2021, Art Pick Council Chamber/Virtual Meeting Not available
21-3168 119Proclamation Domestic Violence awareness month 10-19-21MAYOR'S PRESENTATIONSMayor Lock Dawson to present a Proclamation to SAFE Family Justice Center Executive Director Katie Gilbertson recognizing October as Domestic Violence Awareness month (5-minute presentation) Not available
21-3222 120Public Comment 7 PM- 10.26.21PUBLIC COMMENT 7 P.M.You are invited to participate in person or by phone at (669) 900-6833 and enter Meeting ID: 926 9699 1265 to comment on Consent Calendar items and any matters within the jurisdiction of the City Council. Press *9 to be placed in the queue to speak when the agenda item is called. Individuals in the queue will be prompted to unmute by pressing *6 to speak - Individual audience participation is limited to 3 minutes. Not available
21-3250 121Measure Z photo 10-19-21City ManagerAnnouncement of Measure Z funded Item No. 29 and grant award Item Nos. 27 and 28 Not available
21-3169 122CA Settlement Authority 10-19-21City AttorneyA Resolution of the City Council of the City of Riverside, California, amending the City’s Settlement Authority processes by repealing Resolution No. 18177, which amendment is to be effective upon adoption for recovery of funds to settle claims/lawsuits made against City - Waive further reading (All Wards) Not available
21-3175 123CLK - Minutes 10-19-21City ClerkMinutes of September 30 and October 5, 2021 Not available
21-3347 124PR-2021-001058 HE Adopt Ordinance 10-19-21Community and Economic DevelopmentCase PR-2021-001058 - City of Riverside - General Plan 2025 Update Phase 1 - General Plan Amendments (Housing Element Update, Public Safety Element Update, Environmental Justice Policies), Specific Plan Amendments, Rezoning, Zoning Text Amendments and Programmatic Environmental Impact Report - Adopt an Ordinance of the City of Riverside, California, amending Title 19 of the Riverside Municipal Code to streamline and facilitate future residential and mixed-use development consistent with the 6th Cycle 2021-2029 Housing Element Update, achieve compliance with recently adopted State Legislation, and make other non-substantive technical and clarifying changes - Adopt an Ordinance of the City of Riverside, California, amending the Zoning Map of the City of Riverside pursuant to Chapter 19.090 of the Riverside Municipal Code by rezoning land to allow for future residential and mixed-use development consistent with the 6th Cycle 2021-2029 Housing Element Update - Waive further readings (Intro. on 10-5-21, All Wards) Not available
21-3024 125FIN-SELF INSURANCE TRUST -10-19-2021FinanceFiscal Year 2020-21 Financial review of Self-Insurance Trust Funds (All Wards) Not available
21-3186 126FIRE-CHOG 2020-10-19-21FireA Resolution of the City Council of the City of Riverside, California, authorizing the submission of application and acceptance of grant award for $67,000 from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security through the California Office of Emergency Services for the Fiscal Year 2020 State Homeland Security Program Grant (SHSP), which includes the Countywide Hazmat Operation Group (CHOG) Program, and authorizing the execution of all required documents by the City Manager or his designee; and amending the Budget for Fiscal Year 2021-2022 accordingly - Waive further reading - Supplemental appropriation - Five affirmative votes required (All Wards) Not available
21-3189 127FIRE-SHSP 2020-10-19-21FireA Resolution of the City Council of the City of Riverside, California, authorizing the submission of application and acceptance of grant award for $48,109 from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security through the California Office of Emergency Services for the Fiscal Year 2020 State Homeland Security Program Grant (SHSP) and authorizing the execution of all required documents by the City Manager or his designee; and amending the Budget for Fiscal Year 2021-2022 accordingly - Waive further reading - Supplemental appropriation - Five affirmative votes required (All Wards) Not available
21-3124 128PD - JAG 2021 GRANT - 10-19-2021Police Interlocal Agreement with Banning, Beaumont, Cathedral City, Corona, Desert Hot Springs, Hemet, Indio, Jurupa, Lake Elsinore, Menifee, Moreno Valley, Palm Springs, Perris, Temecula and County of Riverside for 2021 Justice Assistance Grant Program award of $113,642 through County of Riverside for one Senior Forensic Specialist position funding salary and benefits for approximately nine months - Supplemental appropriation - Five affirmative votes required (All Wards) Not available
21-3200 129CC - Measure Z - RPD Purchase of Radios for PANS Program 10-19-2021Police MEASURE Z - Purchase of 20 Motorola APX 6000 700/800 Model 3.5 portable radios, five Motorola Enhanced APX 6500 7/800 MHZ Mobile in car radios, accessories, and three-year service warranty from Motorola Solutions for $161,509.03 from Measure Z Police Special Operations Professional Services Account for Parks and Neighborhood Specialist Team (All Wards) Not available
21-3228 130Communications - 10.19.21COMMUNICATIONSCity Attorney report on Closed Session discussions Not available
21-3229 131Communications - 10.19.21COMMUNICATIONSItems for future City Council consideration as requested by Mayor or Members of the City Council - City Manager/City Attorney reports Not available