San Bruno Council Meeting April 14 2020

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FROM MARCH 14, 2020

On March 17, 2020, the Governor of California issued Executive Order N-29-20 suspending certain provisions of the Ralph M. Brown Act in order to allow for local legislative bodies to conduct their meetings telephonically or by other electronic means. Pursuant to the current Shelter-In-Place Order issued by the San Mateo County Health Officer which became effective on March 17, 2020, and which was updated and extended on March 31, 2020; the statewide Shelter-In-Place Order issued by the Governor in Executive Order N-33-20 on March 19, 2020; and the CDC’s social distancing guidelines which discourage large public gatherings, the San Bruno City Council Chambers at the Senior Center is no longer open to the public for meetings of the City Council. Members of the public may view the meeting on a livestream at or on CityNet Services Channel 1. The recorded meeting will be also be made available for viewing on the City’s YouTube channel after the meeting has concluded.

If you would like to make a Public Comment on an item not on the agenda, or comment on a particular agenda item, please email us at or at The length of all emailed comments should be commensurate with the three minutes customarily allowed per speaker, which is approximately 300 words total. Emails received before the special or regular meeting start time will be forwarded to the City Council, posted on the City’s website and will become part of the public record for that meeting. If emailed comments are received after the meeting start time, or after the meeting ends, they will be forwarded to the City Council and filed with the agenda packet becoming part of the public record for that meeting.

Individuals who require special assistance of a disability-related modification or accommodation to participate in this meeting, or who have a disability and wish to request an alternative format for the agenda, agenda packet or other writings that may be distributed at the meeting, should contact Melissa Thurman, City Clerk by 12:00 p.m. the day of the meeting at (650) 619-7070 or by email at Notification in advance of the meeting will enable the City of San Bruno to make reasonable arrangements to ensure accessibility to this meeting, the materials related to it, and your ability to comment.

April 14, 2020
7:00 p.m.
Zoom Meeting Details: 
Webinar or Meeting ID: 303 660 201 (audio only)
Participant ID: #
Webinar or Meeting Password:
Zoom Phone Line: 1-669-900-9128 (same webinar ID and password as above)

City Council meetings are conducted in accordance with Roberts Rules of Order Newly Revised and City Council Rules of Procedure. All regular Council meetings are recorded and televised on CityNet Services Channel 1 and replayed the following Thursday, at 2:00 pm. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, individuals requiring reasonable accommodations or appropriate alternative formats for notices, agendas and records for this meeting should notify us 48 hours prior to meeting. Please call the City Clerk’s Office (650) 616-7061, or email your request to Melissa Thurman, City Clerk at

1.       CALL TO ORDER

2.       ROLL CALL


Individuals allowed three minutes. It is the Council's policy to refer matters raised in this forum to staff for investigation and/or action where appropriate. The Brown Act prohibits the Council from discussing or acting upon any matter not agendized pursuant to State Law.


a.     The week of April 19 to 25, 2020 as Mosquito Awareness Week.

b.     Declare April 24, 2020 Arbor Day in San Bruno.

c.     The 2020 Census is here, be informed, be involved, be counted. More information available on the City website or by visiting the County website at

d.     Receive Report and Review Status of Local Emergency Related to Repairs to Crestmoor Canyon and Continuing Declaration of Local Emergency.


a.     Accept Accounts Payable of March 16, 23, 30 and April 6, 2020.

b.    Accept Payroll of March 6, 20 and April 3, 2020.

c.     Adopt Resolution:

       Approving the Design; and

       Authorizing the City Manager to Execute a Construction Contract with Ranger Pipelines Incorporated for the Avenues 1-3 Sewer and Water Main Replacement Project in an amount not to exceed $5,886,901.20; and

       Approving a Material Testing Contract with ENGEO in an amount not to exceed $150,000; and

       Approving a Construction Contingency of $883,000; and

       Approving a Total Project Budget in the Amount of $7,903,300.

d.    Adopt Resolution Adopting a List of Projects for Fiscal Year 2020-21 Funded by SB1: The Road Repair and Accountability Act of 2017.

e.     Adopt Resolution Authorizing Rental of Two Portable Generators, Including Installation and Delivery, in an Amount Not to Exceed $150,000.


a. Receive Update on COVID-19 Response Efforts and Preliminary Financial Impacts.


a. Discuss Potential November 2020 Ballot Measures Suggested by Marty Medina:



       Rotational Mayor

       Charter City

       Fire District

       Hotel Tax

       Term Limits

b. Discuss Potential November 2020 Ballot Measures Suggested by Linda Mason:

     Local Purchasing

     Term Limits

     Rotational Mayor

     Cannabis Dispensary

     Campaign Finance


The next Regular City Council Meeting will be held on April 28, 2020 at 7:00 p.m.


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