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City Council Meeting Agenda
Thursday, April 01, 2021
April 1, 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 Downtown Medford Association
30. Oral Requests and Communications from the Audience
Due to restrictions with public gatherings, no in-person public comments will be heard under this Agenda Item during this meeting. The City Council encourages written comments. Submit your comments by regular mail to City Council, 411 W. 8th Street or by email to PublicComments@cityofmedford.org. Comments must be received by noon othe date of the meeting to be noted in the record. Please include the date of the Council meeting with your comments.
Public Hearing Comments: Oral comments on all matters scheduled for a public hearing must be given during the public hearings on those matters under Agenda Item 80.
40. Approval or Correction of the Minutes of the March 18, 2021 Regular Meeting
50. Consent Calendar
60. Items Removed from Consent Calendar
70. Ordinances and Resolutions
70.1 COUNCIL BILL 2021-21- SECOND READING
AN ORDINANCE amending page 20 of the Rules and Regulations for Executive and Non‑Represented Employees and approving an amended Salary Schedule for Executive Employees effective July 1, 2021.
70.2 COUNCIL BILL 2021-22
AN ORDINANCE approving and awarding a contract with Intermountain Slurry Seal, Inc., in the amount of $144,144.00, to perform slurry seal maintenance on 20 street sections in the City of Medford.
70.3 COUNCIL BILL 2021-23
AN ORDINANCE amending Sections 5.257 and 5.990 of the Medford Municipal Code relating to prohibited camping, lying and sleeping on publicly-owned and publicly‑controlled property.
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. PLEASE COMPLETE A PUBLIC COMMENT FORM BEFORE SPEAKING.
For matters that are legislative or administrative and are not quasi-judicial: Comments are limited to 4 minutes per individual, group or organization. PLEASE COMPLETE A PUBLIC COMMENT FORM BEFORE SPEAKING.
YOU ARE ENCOURAGED TO SUBMIT WRITTEN COMMENTS INSTEAD OF TESTIFYING IN PERSON. PLEASE SEND WRITTEN COMMENTS TO THE PLANNING DEPARTMENT VIA EMAIL TO PLANNING@CITYOFMEDFORD.ORG OR FIRST CLASS MAIL TO 200 S. IVY STREET.
COMMENTS MUST BE RECEIVED BY NOON OF THE DATE OF THE MEETING TO BE INCLUDED IN THE RECORD. PLEASE INCLUDE THE HEARING TOPIC AND THE DATE OF THE COUNCIL MEETING WITH YOUR COMMENTS. IF YOU SUBMIT WRITTEN COMMENTS PRIOR TO THE MEETING, YOU DO NOT NEED TO SPEAK DURING THE MEETING TO HAVE STANDING TO APPEAL.
80.1 COUNCIL BILL 2021-24
AN ORDINANCE approving an amendment to the Medford Comprehensive Plan, to adopt the Urbanization Plan into the Neighborhood Element of the Comprehensive Plan for three parcels totaling approximately 37.5 acres, located on the southeast corner of Garfield Street and South Holly Street. The subject tract of land comprises the entirety of Planning Unit MD-7a. (371W31D TL 2300 & 2400; and 371W31CD TL 600) (UP-20-367) (Land Use, Legislative)
80.2 COUNCIL BILL 2021-25
AN ORDINANCE proclaiming annexation to the City of Medford of a tract of land located at the southeast corner of Garfield Street and South Holly Street, consisting of three parcels totaling approximately 37.5 acres. The annexation changes the Jackson County zoning designation of Exclusive Farm Use (EFU) to City holding zone designation SFR-00 (Single-Family Residential, one dwelling unit per lot), and removes the property from Medford Rural Fire Protection District #2. (Tax Lots 371W31D TL 2300 & 2400; and 371W31CD TL 600) (File No. ANNX-20-368) (Land Use, Quasi-Judicial)
80.3 COUNCIL BILL 2021-26
AN ORDINANCE proclaiming annexation to the City of Medford of portions of 15 properties, totaling 4.06 acres (177,063 square feet), to accommodate widening of North Foothill Road, running north/south from Delta Waters Road to Hillcrest Road; a portion of Delta Waters Road west of North Foothill Road (approximately 175 feet); and the future South Stage Road, running approximately 1,000 feet west of North Phoenix Road. The annexation changes current County zoning designations of Exclusive Farm Use (EFU), RR-5, and Open Space Reserve (OSR) to City holding zone SFR-00 (Single-Family Residential, one dwelling unit per existing lot) and the annexed areas will be removed from Medford Rural Fire Protection District #2. (File No. ANNX-20-285) (Land Use, Quasi-Judicial)
90. Council Business
90.1 Proclamations issued
Water Conservation Month
Days of Remembrance
Fair Housing Month
90.2 Committee Reports and Communications
a. Council Officers Update
100. City Manager and Staff Reports
100.1 BUILD Grant Update – Alex Georgevitch