Regular Meeting of the Capitola City Council – 6 PM
All correspondence received prior to 5:00 p.m. on the Wednesday preceding a Council Meeting will be distributed to Councilmembers to review prior to the meeting. Information submitted after 5 p.m. on that Wednesday may not have time to reach Councilmembers, nor be read by them prior to consideration of an item.
Council Members Yvette Brooks, Joe Clarke, Alexander Pedersen, Kristen Brown, and Mayor Margaux Keiser.
Presentations are limited to eight minutes.
Additional information submitted to the City after distribution of the agenda packet.
Please review the Notice of Remote Access for instructions. Oral Communications allows time for members of the Public to address the City Council on any “Consent Item” on tonight’s agenda, or on any topic within the jurisdiction of the City that is not on the “General Government/Public Hearings” section of the Agenda. Members of the public may speak for up to three minutes, unless otherwise specified by the Mayor. Individuals may not speak more than once during Oral Communications. All speakers must address the entire legislative body and will not be permitted to engage in dialogue. A maximum of 30 minutes is set aside for Oral Communications.
Comments are limited to three minutes.
All items listed as “Consent Items” will be enacted by one motion in the form listed below. There will be no separate discussion on these items prior to the time the Council votes on the action unless members of the City Council request specific items to be discussed for separate review. Items pulled for separate discussion will be considered following General Government. Note that all Ordinances which appear on the public agenda shall be determined to have been read by title and further reading waived.
Recommended Action: Approve check registers dated March 17, 2023, March 31, 2023, and April 14, 2023.
Recommended Action: Authorize a consolidated coastal development permit for the Regional Broadband Middle Mile Project.
Recommended Action: Declare two Police Department vehicles as surplus property and authorize the sale of the vehicles; authorize the City Manager to purchase a replacement vehicle in an amount not to exceed $55,000; and adopt a resolution amending the Fiscal Year 2022-23 Adopted Budget.
Recommended Action: Authorize the City Manager to execute a Professional Services Agreement with Moffatt and Nichol in an amount not to exceed $34,488 for design, permitting, and construction support services for the repair of for the Stockton Avenue Bridge in substantially similar form, as approved by the City Attorney, as the attached agreement.
Recommended Action: Adopt a resolution upholding the Planning Commission’s decision to deny Application #22-0282 and approving a modified Conditional Use Permit and Coastal Development Permit for an existing takeout establishment to allow beer and wine sales for onsite consumption at 401 Capitola Avenue (Capitola Tap House).
All items listed in “General Government / Public Hearings” are intended to provide an opportunity for public discussion of each item listed. The following procedure pertains to each General Government item: 1) Staff explanation; 2) Council questions; 3) Public comment; 4) Council deliberation; 5) Decision.
Recommended Action: Consider options for memorial plaques currently installed on the Capitola Wharf; review and approve changes to Administrative Policy I-7: Memorial Program.
Recommended Action: Approve an administrative policy to formalize the process for public officials to receive reimbursement for training and travel.
Notice of In-Person & Remote Access
Meetings are open to the public for in-person attendance at the Capitola City Council Chambers located at 420 Capitola Avenue, Capitola, California, 95010
Other ways to Watch:
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City of Capitola, California YouTube Channel
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Meeting ID: 833 2817 3113
Meeting Passcode: 678550
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Via Zoom Application: Use participant option to “raise hand”. The moderator will unmute you
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Notice regarding City Council: The City Council meets on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month at 6:00 p.m., in the City Hall Council Chambers located at 420 Capitola Avenue, Capitola.
Agenda and Agenda Packet Materials: The City Council Agenda and the complete Agenda Packet are available for review on the City’s website: www.cityofcapitola.org and at Capitola City Hall prior to the meeting. Agendas are also available at the Capitola Post Office located at 826 Bay Avenue Capitola. Need more information? Contact the City Clerk’s office at 831-475-7300.
Agenda Materials Distributed after Distribution of the Agenda Packet: Pursuant to Government Code §54957.5, materials related to an agenda item submitted after distribution of the agenda packet are available for public inspection at the Reception Office at City Hall, 420 Capitola Avenue, Capitola, California, during normal business hours.
Americans with Disabilities Act: Disability-related aids or services are available to enable persons with a disability to participate in this meeting consistent with the Federal Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Assisted listening devices are available for individuals with hearing impairments at the meeting in the City Council Chambers. Should you require special accommodations to participate in the meeting due to a disability, please contact the City Clerk’s office at least 24 hours in advance of the meeting at 831-475-7300. In an effort to accommodate individuals with environmental sensitivities, attendees are requested to refrain from wearing perfumes and other scented products.
Televised Meetings: City Council meetings are cablecast “Live” on Charter Communications Cable TV Channel 8 and are recorded to be rebroadcasted at 8:00 a.m. on the Wednesday following the meetings and at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday following the first rebroadcast on Community Television of Santa Cruz County (Charter Channel 71 and Comcast Channel 25). Meetings are streamed “Live” on the City’s website at www.cityofcapitola.org by clicking on the Home Page link “Meeting Agendas/Videos.” Archived meetings can be viewed from the website at any time.