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City Council Meeting Agenda
Thursday, January 21, 2021
January 21, 2021
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 Recognitions
20.2 Employee of the Quarter
20.3 Update from ODOT
30. Oral Requests and Communications from the Audience
Due to restrictions with public gatherings, no in-person public comments will be heard during this meeting. We encourage comments be submitted via email at email@example.com
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 January 7, 2021 Regular Meeting
50. Consent Calendar
60. Items Removed from Consent Calendar
70. Ordinances and Resolutions
70.1 COUNCIL BILL 2021-03
AN ORDINANCE ratifying and authorizing execution of an Employment Separation Agreement with Lori Cooper related to the end of her employment with the City of Medford.
70.2 COUNCIL BILL 2021-04
RESOLUTION appointing representatives to voting positions as the City representatives on certain boards, councils, committees and commissions.
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.
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80.1 COUNCIL BILL 2020-138 CONTINUED FROM NOVEMBER 5, 2020
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)
80.2 COUNCIL BILL 2021-05
AN ORDINANCE approving an amendment to the Medford Comprehensive Plan, to adopt the Urbanization Plan for planning unit MD-3c into the Neighborhood Element for two tax lots located west of North Foothill Road and east of McLoughlin Drive (Tax lots 2600 and 2700 of 37-1W-09). (UP-20-266) (Land Use, Legislative)
80.3 COUNCIL BILL 2021-06
AN ORDINANCE proclaiming annexation to the City of Medford of approximately 160.53 acres of property located west of North Foothill Road and east of McLoughlin Drive along 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 Exclusive Agricultural (EA) overlay; and the properties will be removed from Medford Rural Fire Protection District #2. (ANNX-20-267) (Land Use, Quasi‑Judicial)
80.4 COUNCIL BILL 2021-07
AN ORDINANCE amending sections 10.012, 10.327, 10.358, 10.702, 10.705, 10.707 10.708, 10.710, 10.712, 10.713, 10.721, 10.741, 10.743, and 10.837 of the Medford Municipal Code (MMC) pertaining to the adoption of certain flexible development standards for residential and commercial developments. (DCA-19-012) (Land Use, Legislative)
90. Council Business
90.1 Proclamations issued
School Choice Week - January 24 through January 30, 2021
90.2 Committee Reports and Communications
a. Council Officers Update
100. City Manager and Staff Reports