A. Introductory Items
1. Pledge of Allegiance
2. Observance of a Moment of Silence
3. Roll Call
1. Roll Call
4. Public Comment
5. City Manager Announcements (Item for general announcements and informational items only. No action will be taken on this item.)
6. Approval of the Agenda
7. Approval of Minutes
1. Minutes of Nov 8, 2017 10:00 AM
2. Minutes of Nov 8, 2017 12:00 PM
B. Consent Agenda
Staff Report (For Possible Action): Approval of Privileged Business Licenses
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a. Business_License_Site_Visits_-_Privileged_Business_License_12-6-17
1. Approval of Privileged Business Licenses
a. New - Alcohol
1. Red's Home Plate, Jack Sterling, 250 Evans Avenue, Suite 101 - Dining Room Alcohol
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b. New - Gaming
1. Sartini Gaming, LLC db at 40 Mile Saloon, Stephen A. Arcana, 1495 South Virginia Street - Six Slots
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c. Supplemental - Cabaret
1. Laughing Planet Cafe LLC, Tim Healion, 941 North Virginia Street - Add-On Cabaret
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2. Mendoza's Bar and Grill, Juan Mendoza, 551 East Moana Lane - Cabaret
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a. LDC15-00048 (Scurti's Billards, Bar and Grill;Knockouts)
d. Supplemental - Privileged
1. Global Goods Shop, Jared Marlisa, 1155 West Fourth Street, Suite 119 - Secondhand Merchandise
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e. Medical Marijuana - Cultivation Facility
1. Helios Flower NV, Kiera Sears, 800 Stillwell Road, Suite 60, Medical Marijuana - Cultivation Facility
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2. Staff Report (For Possible Action): Bid Award and Approval of Contract to Garden Shop Nursery Landscape Division, Inc. for routine maintenance of landscaped rights-of-way in Landscape Maintenance Districts in the total amount of $196,560 for two years, which includes a contingency account for major landscape and irrigation repairs in an amount not to exceed $100,000. (General Fund)
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a. LMD Agreement
b. B.2 Landscape Maintenance District mapPresented/Distributed at Meeting
3. Staff Report (For Possible Action): Approval of the Fleet Buy Program for Fiscal Year 17/18 to include the purchase of 30 vehicles pursuant to Chapter 332 of the Nevada Revised Statutes joinder, competitive bidding provisions and the City Purchasing Policy in an amount not to exceed $2,810,000. (Fleet Management Fund)
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a. FY18 Equipment Replacements
4. BLIC-2017-137 : Staff Report (For Possible Action): Approval of Agreement with Resource Concepts Inc. (RCI) for the development of the Vegetation Management Plan Phase 2 in an amount not to exceed $113,000. (Sewer Fund)
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a. Resouce Concepts Inc Agreement
5. Staff Report (For Possible Action): Approval of Interlocal Agreement with the Regional Transportation Commission for reimbursement to the City for staff time spent on the 2018 Regional Traffic Signal Timing Project in an amount not to exceed $50,000.
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a. 2018 Signal Timing Agreement
6. Staff Report (For Possible Action): Approval of Contract with Sada Systems for continued maintenance of Google Apps for Government in an amount not to exceed $155,890. (General Fund)
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a. City of Reno - 2017 - G Suite Renewal signed
7. Staff Report (For Possible Action): Approval of City joinder to the NASPO ValuePoint Cooperative Purchasing Organization contract #06913 with Harris RFCD for replacement of 800MHz public safety radios in accordance with NRS 332.195, in an amount not to exceed $500,000. (Special Ad Valorem Capital Projects Fund - FY18 Capital Improvement Plan)
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a. 1443650728_Public_Safety_Communications_Harris_Master_Agreement
b. Public_Safety_Communications_Harris_Dealers-1-28-16
c. 1498601194_Public_Safety_Radios_Power Products_NV_2015-2020_Executed_PA
d. 1461167752_Harris Amendment 1 4-19-16
8. Staff Report (For Possible Action): Acceptance of Grant from the Nevada State Emergency Response Commission for the 2018 State Emergency Response Commission (SERC), United We Stand (UWS) grant via Washoe County Local Emergency Planning Committee to the City of Reno Police Department for purchase of a PortaCount Pro Respirator Fit Tester in the amount of $9,295.
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a. SERC UWS 2018 Grant award
C. Cash Disbursements
1. Staff Report (For Possible Action): Acceptance of Cash Disbursement Reports for Oct 29 through Nov 11, 2017.
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a. 20171103 Vendors
b. 20171103 Temp Vendors
c. 20171110 Vendors
d. 20171110 Temp Vendors
D. Proclamations
E. Presentations
1. Presentation of the Reno Police Department Chief's Certificate of Commendation to citizens: Michael Orlick, Jr., Stephen Conroy, Ronald Petrie and Shawn Sulli for efforts during a reported home invasion/robbery of an elderly person - Jason Soto, Chief, Reno Police Department.
2. Update and overview of the Criminal, Civil, Family Support and Administration divisions and programs in the Washoe County District Attorney's Office - Christopher J. Hicks, Washoe County District Attorney.
a. E.2 Reno City Council_new with videoPresented/Distributed at Meeting
3. Update and overview on the action of the Truckee Meadows Water Authority (TMWA) decision to expand service into the Verdi area and proposal to acquire certain private utilities, and options related to City of Reno participation in the expansion of utility services into that area - John Enloe, Director of Natural Resources Planning and Management, TMWA.
F. Public Hearings - 1:00 PM (Items scheduled to be heard at a specific time will be heard no earlier than the stated time, but may be heard later.)
1. Staff Report (For Possible Action): Ordinance Introduction - Bill No. ________ Case No. LDC18-00016 (Double R Apartments) Ordinance to amend Title 18, Chapter 18.08 of the Reno Municipal Code, entitled "Zoning," Section 18.08.102(b).1356, to change the text in the South Meadows III Planned Unit Development (PUD) Design Standards to: allow for multifamily residential as an allowed use in a ±15 acre portion of Planning Unit J located on the northeast corner of Double R Boulevard and Double Diamond Parkway, south of Technology Drive within the ±669 acre South Meadows III PUD; together with other matters properly relating thereto.
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a. Display Maps
b. Exhibit A - Minute Order
c. Exhibit B - Proposed Changes to the PUD Handbook
d. Exhibit C - Planning Commission Staff Report
e. Exhi;bit D - Draft Planning Commission Minutes
f. Correspondence for Item F.1 on 12-6-2017Distributed After Initial Posting
g. F.1 Correspondence Received D. YoungDistributed After Initial Posting
2. Staff Report (For Possible Action): Ordinance Introduction - Bill No. ________ Case No. LDC18-00022 (440 Ridge Street Zone Change) Ordinance to amend Title 18, Chapter 18.08 of the Reno Municipal Code, entitled "Zoning," rezoning a ±5,500 square foot site located on the south side of Ridge Street ±51 feet east of Clay Street within the Professional Office (PO) zone, to add the Historic Landmark (HL) Overlay District designation to the property located at 440 Ridge Street; together with other matters properly relating thereto.
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a. Display Maps
b. Planning Commission Staff Report - November 1, 2017
c. Draft Planning Commission Meeting Minutes
G. Ordinances - Adoption
1. 6440 : Staff Report (For Possible Action): Ordinance Adoption - Bill No. 7009 Case No. LDC17-00052 (Meridian 120 Zone Change) Ordinance to amend Title 18, Chapter 18.08 of the Reno Municipal Code, entitled "Zoning," rezoning four parcels totaling ±273.2 acres generally located immediately south of Interstate 80 southeast of the intersection of Boomtown Garson Road and Blue Heron Circle from Industrial Commercial (IC) to Arterial Commercial (AC) on ±15.9 acres; Hotel Casino (HC) to Arterial Commercial (AC) on ±18.1 acres; and Hotel Casino (HC) to Single Family Residential – 9,000 square feet (SF9) on ±3.3 acres; together with other matters properly relating thereto.
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a. Display Maps
2. 6441 : Staff Report (For Possible Action): Ordinance Adoption - Bill No. 7010 Case No. TXT17-00005 (Mortensen-Garson Overlay Planning Area 3 Zone Change) Ordinance amending the Reno Municipal Code Title 18, “Annexation and Land Development,” Chapter 08, “Zoning,” Section 18.08.406(i), entitled “Mortensen-Garson Overlay District,” modifying certain figures and tables as necessary to facilitate base zoning map amendments from Industrial Commercial (IC) to Arterial Commercial (AC) on ±15.9 acres; Hotel Casino (HC) to Arterial Commercial (AC) on ±18.1 acres; and Hotel Casino (HC) to Single Family Residential – 9,000 square feet (SF9) on ±3.3 acres together with other matters properly related thereto. The ±37.3 acre site is generally located immediately south of Interstate 80 southeast of the intersection of Boomtown Garson Road and Blue Heron Circle.
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3. 6442 : Staff Report (For Possible Action): Ordinance Adoption - Bill No. 7011 Case No. LDC17-00060 (McCarran/Sutro Master Plan and Zoning Map Amendments) Ordinance to amend Title 18, Chapter 18.08 of the Reno Municipal Code, entitled "Zoning", rezoning a ±3.37 acre site located on the northeast corner of the North McCarran Boulevard/Sutro Street intersection from ±1.71 acres of Industrial (I) and ±1.66 acres of Multifamily - 21 dwelling units per acre (MF21) to ±3.37 acres of Community Commercial (CC); together with other matters properly relating thereto.
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a. Display Maps
H. Resolutions
1. 8470 : Staff Report (For Possible Action): Resolution No. ________ Resolution donating Senior Citizen Advisory Committee funds to the Center for Healthy Aging to defray expenses for the Caregiver Awards Recognition Luncheon on November 29, 2017 in the amount of $500. (General Fund)
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I. Ordinances - Introduction
J. Standard Department Items
City Attorney
1. Staff Report (For Possible Action): Presentation, discussion and potential direction to staff to repeal Title 8, Chapter 8.10, Section 8.10.100 of the Reno Municipal Code entitled "Registers Open for Inspection"; together with other matters properly relating thereto. This item was continued from the November 15, 2017 City Council meeting.
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2. Staff Report (For Possible Action): Discussion and potential direction to the City Attorney’s Office to sign on to an amicus curiae brief supporting the State of Nevada's Petition for Writ of Mandamus or Prohibition filed in State of Nevada, Division of Forestry v. District Court, Supreme Court Case No. 74271 (Little Valley Fire).
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a. State of Nevada Writ of Mandamus
Community Development
3. Staff Report (For Possible Action): Presentation, discussion and potential direction to staff to amend Reno Municipal Code, Title 8, "Public Peace, Safety and Morals", Chapter 8.22, entitled “Nuisances”, to revise nuisance definition and enforcement and adopt special assessments for cost recovery; together with other matters properly relating thereto. This item was continued from the November 15, 2017 City Council meeting.
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4. Staff Report (For Possible Action): Presentation, discussion and potential direction to staff to amend Reno Municipal Code, Title 8, “Public Peace, Safety and Morals”, by adding Chapter 8.38, entitled “Odor Nuisances”; together with other matters properly relating thereto. This item was continued from the November 15, 2017 City Council meeting.
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5. Staff Report (For Possible Action): Presentation, discussion and potential direction to staff to amend Title 4, Chapter 4.04, entitled "General Provisions" of the Reno Municipal Business License Code, Sections 4.04.150 and 4.04.180 to revise standards for license suspension or revocation and duties of licensee; together with other matters properly relating thereto. This item was continued from the November 15, 2017 City Council meeting.
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Finance & Administration
6. Staff Report (For Possible Action): Discussion and potential direction to staff regarding draft guidelines for Developer Special Assessment District Financing for the City of Reno.
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a. SAD Guidelines Draft 11.02.17 Appr by FAB
b. SAD Guidelines FAQs 11.20.17Distributed After Initial Posting
Parks, Recreation & Community Services
7. Staff Report (For Possible Action): Presentation, discussion and potential direction to staff regarding a request from Great Basin Youth Soccer League for the construction of temporary soccer fields at Moana Springs Park.
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a. Moana_Concept_Plan_April_2_2012
b. SNCA Option Agreements
c. Amendment #2 to Option Agreement - SNCA
d. GBYSL Moana Expansion Request
Public Works
8. Presentation and update on flood mitigation efforts in the North Valleys by Washoe County and the City of Reno.
a. FINAL - WC_COR JOINT PRESENTATION_2017 DEC 6 RENO COUNCILPresented/Distributed at Meeting
City Manager's Office
9. Staff Report (For Possible Action): Presentation, discussion and potential direction to staff to enter into a special counsel agreement with Wetherall Group, Ltd., et al., to pursue City of Reno legal claims against the manufacturers and distributors of prescription opioids.
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a. Wetherall Special Counsel Agt (Opioids)
K. City Clerk
1. Elected Official Appointments to Boards and Commissions
1. Staff Report (For Possible Action): Council Appointments from the following pool of Mayor and Council Members: David Bobzien, Jenny Brekhus, Oscar Delgado, Naomi Duerr, Neoma Jardon, Paul McKenzie, and/or Hillary Schieve, to each of the following openings for Public Bodies including Boards, Commissions, Districts, Subcommittees and other Public Groups: Access Advisory Committee, Airport Noise Authority, Animal Services Advisory Board, Artown, Building Enterprise Fund Advisory Committee, Capital Projects Surcharge Advisory Subcommittee, Civil Service Commission, Community Assistance Center Transitional Governing Board, Downtown Maintenance District Advisory Committee, Downtown Police Special Assessment District Committee, Financial Advisory Board, Historical Resources Commission, Nevada League of Cities Board of Directors, National League of Cities, Oversight Panel for School Facilities, Recreation and Parks Commission, Redevelopment Agency Advisory Board, Regional Transportation Commission, Reno Arts and Culture Commission, Reno City Council Subcommittee on Council Rules and Regulations, Reno City Planning Commission, Reno Tahoe Airport Authority, Senior Citizen Advisory Committee, Sierra Arts Foundation, Special Events Sponsorship Committee, Special Events Subcommittee, Stadium Authority, Truckee Meadows Water Reclamation Facility (TMWRF) Joint Coordinating Committee, Truckee Meadows Regional Governing Board, Urban Forestry Commission, and Youth City Council.
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a. Boards and Commissions - 2018 List
b. B&C Appointments by Councilmember - Current
Second Motion - Stadium Authority
Third Motion - RTC
L. Mayor and Council
1. City Council Comments, including announcements regarding City boards and commissions, activities of local charitable organizations and upcoming local and community events. (Non-Action Item)
2. 8471 : Staff Report (For Possible Action): Resolution No. ________ Resolution donating Council Donation Funds to the Reno Philharmonic Association to support their mission to increase diverse music education and community engagement programming in the amount of $500. (General Fund)
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3. 8472 : Staff Report (For Possible Action): Resolution No. ________ Resolution donating Council Donation Funds to the Food Bank of Northern Nevada to support their mission to feed the hungry and solve hunger for tomorrow through community partnerships in the amount of $500. (General Fund)
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4. 8473 : Staff Report (For Possible Action): Resolution No. ________ Resolution donating Council Donation funds to The Children’s Cabinet to offset costs associated with their family programs and services in the amount of $500. (General Fund)
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5. Staff Report (For Possible Action): Approval of the reallocation of Council Donation Funds to the City of Reno’s Capital Projects Fund in the Parks, Recreation, and Community Services Department to support the goals of ReLEAF Reno to increase Reno’s quality of life by expanding its urban forest in the amount of $5,000. (General Fund)
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6. 9998 : Staff Report (For Possible Action): Resolution No. ________ Resolution donating Council Donation Funds to Secret Witness to support their mission to solve crimes and improve public safety by generating information, not otherwise available which helps law enforcement in preventing crime, arresting and prosecuting suspects in the amount of $500. (General Fund)
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M. Public Hearings - 6:00 PM (Items scheduled to be heard at a specific time will be heard no earlier than the stated time, but may be heard later.)
1. Staff Report (For Possible Action): Case No. LDC17-00061 (Meridian 120 South Villages 1 & 2) Appeal of the Planning Commission’s denial of a tentative map to develop a 78 lot single family residential subdivision. The ±53.6 acre site is located southeast of the intersection of Boomtown Garson Road and Blue Heron Circle in the Large Lot Residential – 1 Acre (LLR1), Single Family Residential – 9,000 Square Feet (SF9), Open Space (OS), Hotel Casino (HC) zones and the Mortensen-Garson Overlay District. The site has a Master Plan Land Use designation of Special Planning Area/Mortensen-Garson Neighborhood Plan. The appeal was brought by Andrew Durling with Wood Rodgers, and possible action by the Council could be to either affirm, modify, or reverse the denial and if denial is reversed the Council may directly approve the tentative map or remand back to the Planning Commission.
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a. Display Maps
b. Appeal Letter for LDC17-00061 (Meridian 120 South Village 1 & 2)
c. Draft Planning Commission Meeting Minutes from October 4, 2017
d. Memo to Planning Commission with recommended changes to conditions of approval
e. Interoffice Memo Meridian 120 south
f. Planning Commission Staff Reports
g. Correspondence re M.1 on 12-06-17
h. Correspondence for Item M.1 on 12-6-2017Distributed After Initial Posting
Second Motion
N. Public Comment
O. Adjournment