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ED Street Closure; Parade of Lights 2012c►Tr oF�� Agenda Item No: 3.e Meeting Date: December 3, 2012 SAN RAFAEL CITY COUNCIL AGENDA REPORT Department: Economic Development Prepared by: Stephanie Lovette, Manager City Manager Approval: SUBJECT: Resolution Authorizing a Street Closure for the Annual Community Action Marin Lighted Boat Parade on Yacht Club Drive on December 22, 2012 from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. RECOMMENDATION: Approve Resolution. BACKGROUND: Community Action Marin, (CAM) and the Marin County maritime community will celebrate the beginning of the holiday season with its annual "Lighted Boat Parade" in the San Rafael Canal. An estimated 80 to 100 beautifully lit boats will participate in this year's parade, expected to be one of the largest ever. For the 8t" consecutive year Community Action Marin has joined together with the San Rafael Yacht Club, Marin Yacht Club, the Classic Yacht Association, and the Loch Lomond Yacht Club to bring the residents of San Rafael and Marin County the largest lighted boat parade in Northern California. A celebrity judging panel will determine "best boats" awards. TV and radio personality Celeste Perry will MC this year's parade. Community Action Marin is proud to bring this annual holiday event to Marin County in appreciation for 46 years of support from its residents and local businesses. This is the first time that the event has needed a street closure. Due to the traffic impact on Yacht Club Drive, a closure at the west end of the road adjacent to the San Rafael Yacht Club will provide space to assist parking and traffic flow for event. City Staff will over see the closure and appropriate signage. FISCAL IMPACT: None. ACTION REQUIRED: Approve the attached resolution. FOR CITY CLERK ONLY File No.: 1(-1-7 Council Meeting: / t Disposition: RESOLUTION NO. 13468 RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SAN RAFAEL AUTHORIZING A STREET CLOSURE FOR THE COMMUNITY ACTION MARIN ANNUAL LIGHTED BOAT PARADE ON YACHT CLUB DRIVE ON DECEMBER 22, 2012 FROM 2 P.M. TO 8 P.M. WHEREAS, the Lighted Boat Parade event necessitates a temporary street closure for the Annual Community Action Marin Lighted Boat Parade on Yacht Club Drive on December 22, 2012 from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m.; and WHEREAS, after reviewing plans for the event and the traffic patterns, City staff has determined and recommended that, in the interest of the safety and welfare of pedestrian and auto traffic in the area, the above street should be temporarily closed to through traffic for the date and times described above. THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SAN RAFAEL HEREBY RESOLVES AS FOLLOWS: 1. That all of the above findings are true and correct; 2. That, pursuant to the authority of Vehicle Code section 21101(e), for the safety and protection of persons, both pedestrians and vehicle drivers, the City Council hereby authorizes the temporary closure of the above listed street for the date and times described above. 1, ESTHER C. BEIRNE, Clerk of the City of San Rafael, hereby certify that the foregoing Resolution was duly and regularly introduced and adopted at a regular meeting of the City Council of the City of San Rafael, held on Monday, the third day of December, 2012, by the following vote, to wit: AYES: Councilmembers: Connolly, Heller, McCullough & Mayor Phillips NOES: Councilmembers: None ABSENT: Councilmembers: None ESTHER C. BEIRNE, Ci Cle CITY OF SAN RAFAEL ROUTING SLIP / APPROVAL FORM INSTRUCTIONS: USE THIS FORM WITH EACH SUBMITTAL OF A CONTRACT, AGREEMENT, ORDINANCE OR RESOLUTION BEFORE APPROVAL BY COUNCIL / AGENCY. SRRA / SRCC AGENDA ITEM NO. 3•e DATE OF MEETING: December 3 2012 FROM: Stephanie Lovette DEPARTMENT: Economic Development DATE: November 26 2012 1U 0 i70Z010111LVA 1: 4019 Resolution Authorizing a Street Closure for the Annual Community Action Marin Lighted Boat Parade on Yacht Club Drive on December 22, 2012 from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** (LOWER HALF OF FORM FOR APPROVALS ONLY) APPROVED AS COUNCIL / AGENCY AGENDA ITEM: r � a City Manager (signature) APPROVED AS TO FORM: 41 City Attorney (signature) 014 -e— A�� ow A