December 17, 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 Outgoing Mayor and Councilmember Recognition
30. Oral Requests and Communications from the Audience
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40. Approval or Correction of the Minutes of the December 3, 2020 Regular Meeting
50. Consent Calendar
50.1 COUNCIL BILL 2020-155
A RESOLUTION ratifying the Mayor’s Administrative Order dated December 10, 2020, and in effect through March 1, 2021, for a Sixth Extension of a Local State of Emergency in the City of Medford as a Result of COVID-19 Pandemic.
50.2 COUNCIL BILL 2020-156
A RESOLUTION setting the public hearing date and initiating annexation to the City of Medford for approximately 160.53 acres of property located west of North Foothill Road and east of McLoughlin Drive, together with the abutting public right-of-way along North Foothill Road. The County zoning designation of Exclusive Farm Use (EFU) 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, and the two properties will be removed from Medford Rural Fire Protection District #2. (ANNX-20-267)
50.3 COUNCIL BILL 2020-157
AN ORDINANCE approving a contract with Central Pipeline, Inc., in the amount of $1,004,080, to construct Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) ramp installations and replacements on various streets scheduled to receive asphalt overlays in 2021.
50.4 COUNCIL BILL 2020-158
A RESOLUTION adopting the eighth Supplemental Budget for the 2019-2021 biennium, resulting in a $104,025 increase in appropriations for the 2019-2021 biennium.
50.5 COUNCIL BILL 2020-159
A RESOLUTION adopting the current Investment Policy for the City of Medford.
50.6 COUNCIL BILL 2020-166
A RESOLUTION approving and endorsing Resolution #2020-7 of the Medford School Board urging Oregon Governor Kate Brown to establish metrics that follow the science and to prioritize the return of all students in grades K through 5 of the classroom.
60. Items Removed from Consent Calendar
70. Ordinances and Resolutions
70.1 COUNCIL BILL 2020-160
AN ORDINANCE approving the renaming of U.S. Cellular Community Park Field 10 to “Gary H. Wheeler Field”, in honor of Mayor Gary H. Wheeler’s decades-long public service to the citizens of Medford.
70.2 COUNCIL BILL 2020-165
A RESOLUTION authorizing allocation of Council Vision Funds, in the amount of $842,210 for various community projects and programs.
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.
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80.1 COUNCIL BILL 2020-161
A RESOLUTION adopting the City of Medford’s 2019-2020 Consolidated Annual Performance Evaluation Report (CAPER), pertaining to Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds for the 2019-20 program year.
80.2 COUNCIL BILL 2020-162
A RESOLUTION granting exemption from competitive bidding procedures for construction of the City of Medford Rogue Credit Union Community Complex project by means of the Construction Manager / General Contractor (CM/GC) process and authorizing solicitation and selection by a request for proposals.
80.3 COUNCIL BILL 2020-163
AN ORDINANCE amending sections 8.645, 8.660, 8.665 and 8.680 of the Medford Municipal Code, pertaining to Alarm System fees.
80.4 COUNCIL BILL 2020-164
AN ORDINANCE amending section 8.060 of the Medford Municipal Code, pertaining to business license and utility infrastructure impact fees for mobile food vendors.
90. Council Business
90.1 Proclamations issued
90.2 Committee Reports and Communications
- Council Officers Update
- Hospital Facilities Board Appointment
100. City Manager and Staff Reports
100.1 Vision Taskforce Creation and Membership
100.2 Update to 2021 Oregon Legislative Policy Statement
100.3 Update on Urban Campground
100.4 Community Court Direction
- Municipal Judge Pro Tem Appointment