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File #: 19-249    Name:
Type: Staff Report Status: Agenda Ready - Legislative Business
File created: 3/14/2019 In control: City Council
On agenda: 4/24/2019 Final action: 4/24/2019
Title: A report regarding an ordinance amending Title 2 of the South San Francisco Municipal Code to establish the Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee by ordinance. (Jason Rosenberg, City Attorney)
Attachments: 1. Attachment 1 - Comments from the BPAC
Related files: 19-278
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A report regarding an ordinance amending Title 2 of the South San Francisco Municipal Code to establish the Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee by ordinance. (Jason Rosenberg, City Attorney)

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Recommendation
Staff recommends the City Council introduce an Ordinance amending Title 2 of the South San Francisco Municipal Code to establish the Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee by ordinance, and waive further reading.

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BACKGROUND/DISCUSSION
The City desires to adopt by ordinance a Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee ("BPAC") to advise and make recommendations to the City Council on policy, programming, improvements, operation, maintenance, accessibility, and usage of bicycle and pedestrian facilities throughout the City. The proposed ordinance would add Chapter 2.82 "Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee" to the Municipal Code.

The City Council is authorized to appoint seven members with a demonstrated interest in bicycle and pedestrian facilities and planning. At least four of the members must be residents of the City at the time of their appointment and continuously during their appointment. No more than three members may reside outside the City but must work at least 20 hours per week in the City. Like other boards and commissions, BPAC members shall serve a term of four years with a three year term limit, and a term is defined as two years plus one day.

At its January 9, 2019 special meeting, the existing BPAC met to discuss the draft ordinance and received comments for City Council consideration. All comments and editions are captured as redlined edits reflected in Attachment 1, and the ordinance presented incorporates BPAC input and comments.

As set forth in the proposed Section 2.82.070 "Committee role and responsibilities," BPAC's role is set forth as follows:

a) Help create multi-modal transportation options that enable safe, attractive, comfortable, and independent access for pedestrians, bicy...

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