CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
REGULAR MEETING
CITY OF HALF MOON BAY
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 2024
HYBRID MEETING (SEE NEXT PAGE)
ADCOCK COMMUNITY CENTER
535 KELLY AVENUE
HALF MOON BAY, CA 94019
Joaquin Jimenez, Mayor
Harvey Rarback, Vice Mayor
Robert Brownstone, Councilmember
Deborah Penrose, Councilmember
Debbie Ruddock, Councilmember
7:00 PM
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ROLL CALL / PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
APPROVAL OF AGENDA
PROCLAMATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS
MAYOR’S ANNOUNCEMENTS OF COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES AND COMMUNITY SERVICE
REPORT OUT FROM RECENT CLOSED SESSION MEETINGS
CITY MANAGER UPDATES TO COUNCIL
PUBLIC FORUM

  1. CONSENT CALENDAR
    1.A WAIVE READING OF RESOLUTIONS AND ORDINANCES
    1.B WARRANTS FOR THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER 2023
    Staff Recommendation: Accept the warrants list for the month of November 2023.
    STAFF REPORT
    ATTACHMENT
    1.C WARRANTS FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2023
    Staff Recommendation: Accept the warrants list for the month of December 2023.
    STAFF REPORT
    ATTACHMENT
    1.D TENANT PROTECTIONS – RESIDENTIAL RENTAL REGISTRATION AND RELATED MATTERS
  • SECOND READING
    Staff Recommendation: Waive second reading and adopt an ordinance: 1) creating a new Title
    6 of the Half Moon Bay Municipal Code titled “Housing;” 2) creating a new Chapter 6.02 titled
    “Housing Definitions;” 3) creating a new Chapter 6.04 titled “Residential Rental Registration;”
    4) creating a new Chapter 6.10 titled “Residential Lease Terms;” and 5) rescinding Chapter 7.70
    “Residential Rental Security Measures” in its entirety.
    STAFF REPORT
    ORDINANCE
    1.E ANIMAL CONTROL ORDINANCE – SECOND READING
    Staff Recommendation: Waive second reading and adopt an ordinance amending portions of
    Chapter 8.04 (Animal Control) of the Half Moon Bay Municipal Code to update provisions for
    animal control.
    STAFF REPORT
    ORDINANCE
    1.F MAYOR’S AMENDED LIST OF CITY COUNCIL REPRESENTATIVES AND DESIGNATED
    ASSIGNMENTS FOR 2024
    Staff Recommendation: Accept Mayor Jimenez’s Amended List of City Council Representatives
    and Designated Assignments for 2024.
    STAFF REPORT
    ATTACHMENT
    1.G RECLASSIFICATION OF THE SENIOR MANAGEMENT ANALYST TO ASSISTANT TO THE CITY
    MANAGER CLASSIFICATION
    Staff Recommendation: Adopt a resolution authorizing the reclassification of the Senior
    Management Analyst to Assistant to the City Manager in the City Manager’s office.
    STAFF REPORT
    RESOLUTION
    1.H TREASURER’S REPORT FOR THE QUARTER ENDING DECEMBER 31, 2023
    Staff Recommendation: By motion, accept the Treasurer’s Report for the quarter ending
    December 31, 2023.
    STAFF REPORT
    ATTACHMENT
    1.I DENY CLAIM OF JOHN ROSSI
    Staff Recommendation: Deny the attached liability claim presented to the City of Half Moon
    Bay, as recommended by the Pooled Liability Assurance Network Joint Powers Authority (PLAN
    JPA) and Sedgwick representatives.
    STAFF REPORT
    ATTACHMENT
    1.J DENY CLAIM OF PAUL NAGENGAST
    Staff Recommendation: Deny the attached liability claim presented to the City of Half Moon
    Bay, as recommended by the Pooled Liability Assurance Network Joint Powers Authority (PLAN
    JPA) and Sedgwick representatives.
    STAFF REPORT
    ATTACHMENT
  1. ORDINANCES AND PUBLIC HEARINGS
    2.A RESIDENTIAL RENTAL REGISTRATION FEE AND RELATED MATTERS
    Staff Recommendation: Conduct a public hearing and adopt a resolution: 1) establishing a
    new fee titled, “Residential Rental Registration Fee” in the amount of $75 and adding the
    fee to the City user fee schedule as presented in Exhibit A to the resolution; 2) authorizing
    staff to offer no fee registration between June 1 and June 30, 2024, as an incentive to early
    registration; 3) applying the automatic Consumer Price Index (CPI) adjustment beginning
    July 1, 2025; 4) allocating up to $150,000 in City Affordable Housing Funds to cover initial
    start-up and implementation costs of the program; and 5) directing Staff to direct user fees,
    late fees, and citations related to FY 2024-25 residential rental registration be directed to
    the City Affordable Housing Fund. Note: This fee will be in effect sixty (60) days from
    approval, April 6, 2024.
    STAFF REPORT
    RESOLUTION
    2.B APPEAL OF THE PLANNING COMMISSION DECISION TO CONDITIONALLY APPROVE
    COASTAL DEVELOPMENT PERMIT FILE NO. PDP-16-032 FOR THE CONSTRUCTION
    OF GRAVEL TRAILS AND BEACH STAIRS AT NORTH WAVECREST ROAD
    Staff Recommendation: Continue the public hearing to a date certain of March 5, 2024.
  2. RESOLUTIONS AND STAFF REPORTS
    3.A MUNICIPAL ENERGY PROJECTS
    Staff Recommendation: 1) move forward with the comprehensive solar photovoltaic (PV)
    system purchase to meet the City Half Moon Bay’s sustainability goals of carbon-free
    electricity for all municipal facilities by 2025 and increase the energy efficiency of all
    municipal facilities and operations; or 2) adopt a resolution authorizing the City Manager to
    deploy Solar Photovoltaic Systems at Agency facilities in partnership with the Agency’s
    public power provider, Peninsula Clean Energy through a standard Power Purchase
    Agreement with Peninsula Clean Energy, should the project result in financial and/or
    community benefits.
    STAFF REPORT
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    ATTACHMENT 5
    3.B SEWER AUTHORITY MID-COASTSIDE (SAM) OPERATIONS BUDGET AMENDMENT REQUEST
  • PRINCETON PUMP STATION AND MONTARA FORCE MAIN CAPITAL REPLACEMENT
    PROJECTS
    Staff Recommendation: Adopt a resolution deferring the requested budget augmentation
    increasing the prior approved IPS capital replacement projects (Princeton Pump Station &
    Montara Force Main) pending a renewed stipulation to pay under protest or final
    resolution in the court action.
    STAFF REPORT
    RESOLUTION
    ATTACHMENT 2
    COMMISSION / COMMITTEE UPDATES
    FOR FUTURE DISCUSSION / POSSIBLE AGENDA ITEMS
    CITY COUNCIL REPORTS
    ADJOURNMENT