Riverside City Meetings 6/20-6/26/2022
Final Budget up for public comment, vote at City Council, introducing a Building Decarbonization ordinance proposal, and a new Panera Bread location goes back to Planning Commission
Customer Relations / Finance Looks at Water Rates Study Progress
The Customer Relations / Finance Committee will hear a presentation from Riverside Public Utilities updating a contracted report on Water Rate Trends.
The Study drills down on ratemaking principles, Riverside's existing rate structures, emerging and alternative rate structures and technological trends. The report will offer recommendations based on the ultimate findings of the study, on which the Committee will be asked for feedback.
MONDAY JUNE 20 9:00AM: Customer Relations / Finance Committee | Virtual Meeting
Presentation - Water Rate Trends Study
Light Agenda for Commission on Aging
The Commission on Aging meets to consider a March absence and for their annual review of the Code of Ethics and Conduct.
MONDAY JUNE 20 4:00PM: Commission On Aging | Art Pick Council Chamber, 3900 Main St
Committee to Select 2021 City Spirit Award Recipient
City Clerk Donesia Gause will present the nominees for the 2021 City Spirit Award to the Mayor's Nominating and Screening Committee.
The presentation also features background on the award and a look at previous recipients.
The Committee will select a nominee for consideration by the City Council.
TUESDAY JUNE 21 11:00AM: Mayor's Nominating and Screening Committee | Art Pick Council Chamber, 3900 Main St
Presentation - 2021 City Spirit Award Nominees
City Council Holds Last Hearings on Budget, Zoning Streamline
The Riverside University Health System will make an informative presentation to City Council on their plan to conduct a feasibility assessment to determine Riverside's eligibility to participate in the Blue Zone Program. The Blue Zone Program is a long-term uses the principles of 'Blue Zones' (densely populated areas with exceptional longevity) to transform the health and well being of cities and communities.
The Council will determine whether to retain further forensic accounting services and/or to retain outside counsel to respond to findings in a report from Eide Baily, LLP looking at Riverside's participation in the Southern California Public Power Authority.
The first of two Public Hearings on Planning Referrals in the 3:00PM session is for a sweeping reform of Municipal Codes involving Minimum Grading Standards and General Requirements, Subdivision, and Zoning. The Council will vote on the proposals after the hearing.
The second hearing is for comment on considerations and allowances for a Quick Quack Car Wash at 360 E. Alessandro Bl. The Council has been recommended to approve the project and will vote on such after the public comment.
In the 6:15PM session the Council will hold a Public Hearing to receive comment on the proposed Fiscal Year 2022-2024 Biennial Budget and proposed Fiscal Year 2022-2024 Capital Improvement Plan, after which they will vote on adopting a resolution to approve the Proposed Annual Budget for Fiscal Year 2022-2023 totaling $1,355,280,287 and for Fiscal Year 2023-2024 totaling $1,318,136,775, delegating investment authority to the City’s Chief Financial Officer/Treasurer for the Fiscal Year ahead.
TUESDAY JUNE 21 1:00PM | City Council | Art Pick Council Chamber, 3900 Main St
Presentation - Blue Zones Assessment Program
Presentation - Forensic Review of the City of Riverside Participation in the Southern California Public Power Authority
Presentation - Zoning Streamline Phase 1
Presentation - Quick Quack Car Wash
Report - Public Hearing; Resolution – Proposed Fiscal Year 2022-2024 Biennial Budget; Delegation of Investment Authority
Director's Update, Code Review for the Museum of Riverside Board.
The Museum of Riverside Board will conduct their annual review of the Code of Ethics and Conduct and receive the Director's update regarding the main museum renovation, historic houses, collections, exhibitions and programs, budget, advisory teams, volunteer and support opportunities, marketing and communications, and staffing.
WEDNESDAY JUNE 22 3:00PM: Museum of Riverside Board | Art Pick Council Chamber, 3900 Main St
Report - Director’s Update
Community Police Review Commission: Who's Looking at Citizen Review Applicants?
The City Manager's Office will make a presentation to the Community Police Review Commission on the process of reviewing the backgrounds of those who apply to be on Civilian Review Boards. The Commission will be asked for any policy recommendations to the Safety, Wellness, and Youth Committee for discussion.
The Commission will also go into Closed Session to discuss issues pertaining to public employee personnel matters.
WEDNESDAY JUNE 22 5:30PM: Community Police Review Commission | Art Pick Council Chamber, 3900 Main St
Delayed Entitlement Proposal to Return to Planning Commission
The Planning Commission will hold a Public Hearing on entitlements requested by Costanzo Investments, LLC for a proposed Panera Bread drive-thru at 19260 Van Buren Bl.
THURSDAY JUNE 23 9:00AM: Planning Commission | Art Pick Council Chamber, 3900 Main St
Presentation - Panera Bread Drive-Thru Restaurant
Building Decarbonization Proposal Presentation for the ED, P, and B/M Committee
The Economic Development, Placemaking, and Branding/Marketing Committee will receive a presentation from Caleb Ragan, Council Assistant for Ward 3, on the Reach Riverside Building Decarbonization ordinance proposal that would provide a local amendment to the California Building Standards Code for newly constructed buildings to be all electric buildings (with certain exemptions).
The Committee will provide direction on the exploration of an Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Reach Code, and the hiring of a consultant to assist in the drafting of a retrofitting strategy (existing buildings) that would pair electrification retrofits with other needed upgrades and prioritize high-carbon emitting building types.
THURSDAY JUNE 23 3:00PM: Economic Development, Placemaking, and Branding/Marketing Committee | Art Pick Council Chamber, 3900 Main St
Human Relations Commission Considers Fair Housing Ordinance
The Human Relations Commission will receive a report from the Solis Policy Institute Local Riverside Team regarding a Fair Chance Housing Ordinance addressing housing discrimination against formerly incarcerated people and will be asked to recommend to Housing and Homelessness Committee that City Council adopt a Riverside Fair Chance Housing Ordinance in collaboration with Starting Over, Inc.
The Commission will also do their annual review of the Code of Ethics and Conduct.