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City Council Meeting Agenda
Thursday, November 05, 2020
November 5, 2020
Medford City Hall, Council Chambers
411 W. 8th Street, Medford, Oregon
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10. Roll Call
20. Recognitions, Community Group Reports
20.1 Employee of the Quarter
20.2 Rogue Disposal & Recycling, Inc. Update
20.3 Downtown Medford Association Update
30. Oral Requests and Communications from the Audience
Comments will be limited to 4 minutes per individual, group or organization. This time limit may be shortened at the discretion of the Mayor. Comments on all matters scheduled for a Public Hearing under Agenda Item 80 must be given during the public hearings on those matters. PLEASE SIGN IN.
40. Approval or Correction of the Minutes of the October 15, 2020 Regular Meeting
50. Consent Calendar
50.1 COUNCIL BILL 2020-131
A RESOLUTION setting the public hearing date and initiating annexation to the City of Medford of approximately 1.92 acres located on the north side of Stewart Avenue approximately 330 feet west of Cherry Street. The Jackson County zoning designation of RR‑2.5 (Rural Residential, 2.5 acre minimum) will be changed to the City SFR-00 (Single Family Residential, one dwelling unit per existing lot) zoning district and the property will be removed from Medford Rural Fire Protection District #2. (ANNX-20-271) (Land Use, Quasi-Judicial)
50.2 COUNCIL BILL 2020-132
AN ORDINANCE authorizing execution of a Settlement Agreement in the City of Medford v. Argonaut Insurance Group, et al., and Northland Insurance Company litigation.
50.3 COUNCIL BILL 2020-133
A RESOLUTION approving and adopting the City’s 2020 Tax and Continuing Disclosure Policy (Finance Policy Number 7100), which will replace the current Bond Policy (Administrative Regulation 320).
60. Items Removed from Consent Calendar
70. Ordinances and Resolutions
70.1 COUNCIL BILL 2020-134
AN ORDINANCE approving a 10-year Naming Rights Agreement, between Rogue Credit Union and the City of Medford, for naming-rights and advertising and promotional opportunities at the Medford Sports and Events Complex.
80. Public Hearings
For land use matters and other quasi-judicial appeals, comments are limited to a total of 30 minutes for applicants and/or their representatives. They may request a 5-minute rebuttal time. Appellants and/or their representatives are limited to a total of 30 minutes and if the applicant is not the appellant they will also be allowed a total of 30 minutes. All other participants will be limited to 4 minutes.
For matters that are legislative or administrative and are not quasi-judicial, comments are limited to 4 minutes per individual, group or organization. PLEASE SIGN IN.
YOU ARE ENCOURAGED TO SUBMIT WRITTEN COMMENTS INSTEAD OF TESTIFYING IN PERSON. IF YOU PROVIDE TIMELY WRITTEN TESTIMONY BY NOON OF THE DATE OF THE MEETING, YOU NEED NOT TESTIFY IN PERSON.
80.1 COUNCIL BILL 2020-135
AN ORDINANCE amending sections 10.012, 10.018, 10.314, 10.337, and 10.819A, of the Medford Municipal Code pertaining to temporary and non-temporary shelters. (DCA‑20‑243) (Land Use, Legislative)
80.2 COUNCIL BILL 2020-136
AN ORDINANCE amending sections 10.012, 10.108, 10.110, 10.142, 10.162, 10.168, 10.202, 10.702, 10.703, and 10.714, and adding Section 10.171 of the Medford Municipal Code, related to multi-family development standards and the application process for pad lot development and platting. (DCA-20-127) (Land Use, Legislative)
80.3 COUNCIL BILL 2020-137
AN ORDINANCE approving an amendment to the Medford Comprehensive Plan, to adopt the Urbanization Plan for planning unit MD-4 into the Neighborhood Element for five tax lots located east of Foothill Road, north of Hillcrest Road, and south of McAndrews Road. (Tax lots 101, 300, and 301 of 37-1W-21D; and 500 and 501 of 37‑1W‑22). (UP-20-209) (Land Use, Legislative)
80.4 COUNCIL BILL 2020-138
AN ORDINANCE proclaiming annexation to the City of Medford of approximately 230.75 acres of property located northeast of North Foothill Road and Hillcrest Road, and including the abutting public rights-of-way along Hillcrest Road and McAndrews Road and a strip of public land abutting McAndrews Road. The County zoning designations of Exclusive Farm Use (EFU) and Open Space Reserve (OSR) will be changed to the City’s SFR-00 (Single Family Residential -1 dwelling unit per existing lot) holding zone, along with the E-A (Exclusive Agricultural) overlay; the Historic Preservation Overlay will be applied to the 6.6 acres that comprise the Hillcrest Orchard Historic District as listed on the National Register of Historic Places; and the properties will be removed from Medford Rural Fire Protection District #2. (ANNX-20-210) (Land Use, Quasi-Judicial)
90. Council Business
90.1 Proclamations issued
90.2 Committee Reports and Communications
a. Council Officers Update
100. City Manager and Staff Reports
100.1 Community Planning Assistance for Wildfire (CPAW) Recommendation