SPECIAL WORK SESSION AGENDA
IN-PERSON AUDIENCES AT CITY COUNCIL MEETINGS HAVE BEEN SUSPENDED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
The meetings will continue to be live streamed on the city's website (https://www.flagstaff.az.gov/1461/Streaming-City-Council-Meetings)
PUBLIC COMMENT PROTOCOL
The process for submitting a public comment has changed and public comments will no longer be read by staff during the Council Meetings.
All public comments will be taken either telephonically or accepted as a written comment.
Public comments may be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org
If you wish to address the City Council with a public comment by phone you must submit the following information:
First and Last Name
Agenda Item number you wish to speak on
If any of this information is missing, you will not be called. We will attempt to call you only one time. We are unable to provide a time when you may be called.
All comments submitted otherwise will be considered written comments and will be documented into the record as such.
If you wish to email Mayor and Council directly you may do so at email@example.com.
Call to Order
NOTICE OF OPTION TO RECESS INTO EXECUTIVE SESSION
Pursuant to A.R.S. §38-431.02, notice is hereby given to the members of the City Council and to the general public that, at this work session, the City Council may vote to go into executive session, which will not be open to the public, for legal advice and discussion with the City’s attorneys for legal advice on any item listed on the following agenda, pursuant to A.R.S. §38-431.03(A)(3).
|2.||Pledge of Allegiance and Mission Statement
The mission of the City of Flagstaff is to protect and enhance the quality of life for all.
Public Participation enables the public to address the council about items that are not on the prepared agenda. Public Participation appears on the agenda twice, at the beginning and at the end of the work session. You may speak at one or the other, but not both. Anyone wishing to comment at the meeting is asked to fill out a speaker card and submit it to the recording clerk. When the item comes up on the agenda, your name will be called. You may address the Council up to three times throughout the meeting, including comments made during Public Participation. Please limit your remarks to three minutes per item to allow everyone to have an opportunity to speak. At the discretion of the Chair, ten or more persons present at the meeting and wishing to speak may appoint a representative who may have no more than fifteen minutes to speak.
|5.||Transportation Commission, Bicycle Advisory Committee and Pedestrian Advisory Committee Updates|
|6.||Petition - Lack of Safe and Accessible Bicycle and Pedestrian Infrastructure in Flagstaff|
Informational Items To/From Mayor, Council, and City Manager; future agenda item requests
|CITY OF FLAGSTAFF|
|STAFF SUMMARY REPORT|
|Transportation Commission, Bicycle Advisory Committee and Pedestrian Advisory Committee Updates|
|Deliver an update to the Mayor and Council on the recent and upcoming activities of the Transportation Commission and its two sub-committees the Bicycle Advisory Committee and the Pedestrian Advisory Committee.|
|Mayor and Council requested periodic updates from Boards and Commissions to occur during special works sessions during months that contain five Tuesdays.|
|CITY OF FLAGSTAFF|
|STAFF SUMMARY REPORT|
|Petition - Lack of Safe and Accessible Bicycle and Pedestrian Infrastructure in Flagstaff|
|Receive direction from Council as to how they would like to address the three issues raised in the Petition including:
- Reallocate the $157 Million allocated to new streets and street widening in Proposition 419 to fund safe bicycle and pedestrian infrastructure in the draft Active Transportation Management Plan.
- Install Protected Bike Lanes on Beaver St., San Francisco St., Butler Ave., and Fourth St. by December 2022 and Milton and West Route 66 by December 2023.
- Reduce the speed limit on Butler Ave. and Lone Tree to 25 miles per hour by August 2021.
|Staff is prepared to be responsive to the request as follows:
- $6.8M budgeted in FY22 for Bicycle and Pedestrian Infrastructure.
- Immediately begin design and in some cases construction of Bicycle and Pedestrian Infrastructure in advance of Council's adoption of the Active Transportation Master Plan.
- Immediately begin an engineering and traffic investigation for speed limits on Butler and Lone Tree.
- Continue Legal research concerning the reallocation of the funding in Proposition 419.
|Refer to the attached presentation.|