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File #: 20-26    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Calendar Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 12/23/2019 In control: Council and Authorities Concurrent Meeting
On agenda: 1/14/2020 Final action:
Title: Action on: (1) Agreement with Superion, LLC for Residential and Business Alarm Management Software and (2) Introduction of an Ordinance Amending Chapter 8.40 of the City Code ("False Alarm Regulation") [Council Pillar: Deliver and Enhance High Quality Efficient Services and Infrastructure]
Attachments: 1. RTC 19-809 from Dec. 10, 2019, 2. Agreement for Services with Superion LLC, 3. Ordinance amending SCCC Chapter 8.40.pdf, 4. Alarm Permit Program Community Meeting PowerPoint, 5. POST MEETING MATERIAL
REPORT TO COUNCIL
SUBJECT
Title
Action on: (1) Agreement with Superion, LLC for Residential and Business Alarm Management Software and (2) Introduction of an Ordinance Amending Chapter 8.40 of the City Code ("False Alarm Regulation") [Council Pillar: Deliver and Enhance High Quality Efficient Services and Infrastructure]

Report
BACKGROUND
On December 10, 2019, the City Council unanimously voted to defer Report to Council 19-809, Action on: (1) Agreement with Superion, LLC for Residential and Business Alarm Management Software, (2) Resolution Amending the Municipal Fee Schedule, and (3) Introduction of an Ordinance Amending Chapter 8.40 of the City Code ("False Alarm Regulation"), to January 14, 2020.

In the meantime, the Police Department was asked to conduct two public meetings on the topic, described in further detail below. The Resolution Amending the Municipal Fee Schedule will be brought forward for Council consideration in conjunction with the adoption of the Ordinance (second reading) on January 28, 2020.

DISCUSSION
The Police Department coordinated two public meetings about the Alarm Permit program. Advertising for the meetings included:

* Update on Council action, pending community meetings and where to locate January 14, 2020, City Council packet and audio/video from the meeting on existing Facebook and Nextdoor threads
* New message regarding pending community meetings on City / SCPD website, eNotify, Facebook, Nextdoor, Nixle and Twitter
* Private messages to 14 residents who commented (positive or with concerns) on Nextdoor based on original post regarding the Alarm Permit program about the upcoming community meetings
* Emails to two individuals who shared comments on this topic to the Mayor and Council (six comments were received; four individuals were duplicate to those who commented on Nextdoor)
* Invite to the Mayor and Council of the Alarm Permit community meetings

Additional reminder-type messaging was distributed on January 2, 2020.
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