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An Adjourned Regular Meeting
of the City Council of the City of Brentwood was called to order at the
hour of 7:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers, with Mayor Kidd presiding.
McPoland, Petrovich, Young, Mayor Kidd
Discussion concerning the development of Loma Vista Park located
on Highland Way.
Manager Elam introduced the item and distributed a copy of the CC &
R’s that addresses the issue of the neighborhood park.
In addition, a copy of an e-mail from residents Kirk and Olivia
Taylor was handed out.
Planner Leana described the planning processi for Specific Planning Area
“D” from 1983 to present date, which included zoning and land uses surrounding
the park site.
Walker, 1106 Mill Creek Way, expressed the desire to have the park improved.
Garcia, 1172 Shadowcliff Way, asked if the City Manager was recommending
that the park be improved. Mr.
Elam said yes.
Adams, Superintendent of Brentwood Union School District, advised that
Loma Vista School is on schedule to open on time, and that the School
Board is agreeable to working with the City and residents to improve the
park. He cautioned
making any changes to the site before District receives official occupancy
due to site still being under the control of the State Board of Education.
Taylor, 1864 Highland Way, asked if a calculation of the site was taken.
Elam said no; however, it was approximately three to three and a half
Inspector Byrd described the irrigation system and the establishment of
Macintosh, 1049 Meadow Gate Way, asked when the temporary fence would
Byrd advised that it should be down on or near June 27, when the City
accepts the park.
Macintosh asked if Diamond Springs Drive would become a parking lot. He asked about the installation of a barrier, and inquired
about traffic problems when school opens.
McPoland advised that the City Engineer is in the process of looking at
traffic calming measures in the area.
Olivia Taylor, 1864 Highland Way, asked where the residents could go to
get direct answers when issues and rumors rise.
Kidd directed Ms. Taylor to the Planning Department and the City Manager’s
Attorney Beougher noted that the City only has control over public land
transactions, and has no control over private land deals.
Crasper, 1818 Highland Way, asked if Highland Way would become an arterial
street when it is connected to Fairview.
Leana advised that Highland Way would not be an arterial street.
Crasper, 1818 Highland Way, asked if the land north of the park site was
going to be a church.
Elam advised that the City has not received an application as of this
Council directed staff to work on the development of the park site with
a landscape architect, the neighborhood, and the School District.
being no further business, the meeting was adjourned at 8:15 p.m.
Karen Diaz, CMC
City of Brentwood City Council
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Brentwood, CA 94513
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