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CITY OF BRENTWOOD
CITY COUNCIL AND REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY MEETING MINUTES
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2006
COUNCIL CHAMBER, 7:00 P.M.

CALL TO ORDER (6:02 PM)

Roll Call
Present: Brockman; Gutierrez; Taylor
Absent: Beckstrand; Swisher

CITIZEN COMMENTS - None (6:02 PM)

1. City Council Closed Session pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9: CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL - ANTICIPATED LITIGATION. Case name: One potential case.

2. City Council Closed Session pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.8 CONFERENCE WITH REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATORS. Property: 539 Coconut Street. Negotiating Parties: Drina M. Henry/Countrywide Home Loans/Recon Trust Company. City Negotiators: Howard Sword/Ellen Bonneville/Kwame Reed. Under Negotiation: Price and terms of payment.

3. Redevelopment Agency Closed Session pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.8 CONFERENCE WITH REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATORS. Property: 3740 Walnut Boulevard, APN 012-170-006. Approximate size: 2.1560 acres. Negotiating Party: Henry Dill (representative for the Garin Family. City Negotiators: Gina Rozenski/Howard Sword. Under Negotiation: Price and terms of payment.

4. City Council Closed Session pursuant to Government Code 54957.6: CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATOR. City’s Negotiator: Brian Swisher. Unrepresented Employee: City Attorney.

ADJOURN TO CLOSED SESSION (6:03 PM)

At 6:05 PM, Council Member Beckstrand joined the City Council in Closed Session at 150 City Park Way, City Hall Conference Room.

RECONVENE IN OPEN SESSION - 734 Third Street, City Council Chamber (06:57 PM)

Roll Call
Present: Beckstrand; Brockman; Gutierrez; Taylor
Absent: Swisher

PRESENTATIONS (06:58 PM)

A. CityRead Proclamation. (Diane Lee)

Diane Reed spoke about the CityRead Program and presented books for reading. She said the book, "Epitaph for a Peach, were available at the Library.

B. Brentwood Youth Commission presents Year in Review for 05-06. (J. Dwyer )

Youth Commissioners, Belinda Ordaz, Leah Hocking, and Matt Strauss presented the Youth Commission Year in Review.

Vice Mayor Gutierrez spoke about the activities covered by the Youth Commission.

C. Finance Department - Presentation of Budget Awards (Pam Ehler)

Director of Finance and Information Systems, Pamela Ehler, presented four State awards, from California Society of Municipal Finance Officers, and two federal awards from the Government Finance Officers Association. The two national awards were for the distinguished budget presentation and for the CAFR. The four State awards were for excellence in budgeting, financial reporting and capital improvement programs. The City had received the fourth award for the "budget in brief".

D. New Employee Introductions. (K. Chew)
Pamela Ehler, Director of Finance & Information Systems, introduced Leonor Godinez, Accounting Specialist.

City Attorney, Damien Brower, introduced Karen Murphy, Assistant City Attorney, City Administration.

Director of Public Works/City Engineer, Bailey Grewal, introduced Jagtar Dhaliwal, Engineering Manager and Anthony Salam, Senior Engineer, Public Works Department.

Police Chief, Michael Davies, introduced John Alaniz, Police Officer.

Vice Mayor, Ana Gutierrez, administered the Oath of Allegiance to new employees.

AGENDA REVIEW - None (07:14 PM)

CITIZEN COMMENTS (07:14 PM)

Charles Pringle spoke about his property on Anderson Road and said he needed to have one utility, water or sewer. He explained the history of the property, and said a former Council had denied his application for an out-of-service connection. He had been speaking to Planning about an annexation of the property and said he could not do anything with his property. He asked Council to move forward with the annexation or a will-serve letter.

Mary Lopez said there were no funds for a senior center and she believed there was a $100,000 grant for the State Citizens Option Program. She felt the old Police Department or Albertson’s would make a perfect senior center and she asked Council to come to a solution to benefit seniors.

Lynda Oliver asked how much would be spent on a senior center and said she felt the City should work together with seniors to obtain a grant from the federal government for a senior center. There needed to be a plan for the senior center in writing.

Vice Member Gutierrez said she would look into a solution for funding.

Norman Wintemute, President of Brentwood Senior Citizens, said as the City grew, the number of seniors increased and something had to be done. He felt money could be raised for senior centers.

Elizabeth Gulliard said there were so few activities for seniors. Summerset had their own activities, and there was not many for seniors outside of Summerset.

CONSENT CALENDAR (07:30 PM)

1. Approved minutes of the City Council/Redevelopment Agency meeting held August 22, 2006 and the special meeting held August 17, 2006.

2. Rejected the claim of Frederick Akhile that was presented on August 3, 2006, as recommended by the City’s third-party adjuster, Municipal Pooling authority of Northern California. (K. Chew/M. Holden)

3. Accepted Arts Commissioner’s Resignation. (C. Bronzan/R. Burr-Siegel)

4. Approved request of Park and Recreation Commissioner to attend the California Association of Park and Recreation Commissioners and Board Members (CAPRCMB) fall board of directors meetings and workshop. (C. Bronzan/P. Scherff)

5. Set the appeal date of September 26, 2006, to hear the appeal of a Planning Commission decision approving Conditional Use Permit No. 06-18 for the Verizon Wireless project, located on the 75-foot wide PG&E tower line easement, just southwest of the realigned Concord Avenue and east of Fairview Avenue. (H. Sword/T. Nielsen)

6. Set the appeal date of September 26, 2006, to hear the appeal of a Planning Commission decision approving Conditional Use Permit No. 06-20 for the Verizon Wireless project, located on the 75-foot wide PG&E tower line easement, just east of the State Route 4 Bypass and south of San Jose Avenue. (H. Sword/T. Nielsen)

7. Set the date of September 26, 2006, at 6:00 PM as a workshop with the City Council regarding the City’s Agricultural Enterprise Program with a presentation from Economic and Planning Systems Inc. (EPS) (H. Sword/L. Maurer)

8. Accepted the 2005/06 Annual Report of Fee Waivers and Donations (P. Ehler/D. Davies)

9. Adopted Resolution 2006-200 authorizing acceptance of a grant from United States Tennis Association (USTA) for FY 2006/2007 for resurfacing of the Creekside tennis court. (C. Bronzan/P. Scherff)

10. Adopted Resolution 2006-201 of the City Council of the City of Brentwood Accepting Landscaping Improvements for American Avenue Along the Heritage High School Roadway Frontage. (Ken De Silva/F. Errico)

11. Adopted Resolution 2006-202 approving and authorizing the City Manager to sign an Affordable Housing Agreement between the City of Brentwood and Barrington Estates, LLC (Standard Pacific) for Subdivision 8548. (H. Sword/E. Bonneville)

12. Adopted Resolution 2006-203 approving and authorizing the City Manager to execute a Professional Services Agreement with RGM and Associates for construction management services for the 118 Oak Street Remodel, CIP Project No. 337-3713 in the amount of $70,000, plus a 10% contingency, for a total amount of $77,000. (H. Sword/R. Kidwell)

13. Adopted Resolution 2006-204 accepting Improvements for Cherry Hills, Deer Ridge Country Club Village A, KB Homes Subdivision No. 8253, located south of Balfour Road and east of Mt. View Drive. (B. Grewal/D. Galey)

14. Adopted Resolution 2006-205 accepting Improvements for Brentwood Sand Creek Partners, LLC (Lennar Communities), Subdivision No. 8789 (Phase II of VTSM No. 8788), located north of Sand Creek Road, south of Grant Street and west of O’Hara Avenue. (B. Grewal/D. Galey)

Council Member Beckstrand abstained due to the proximity of the project to her private residence.

15. Adopted Resolution 2006-206 accepting Improvements for Brentwood Sand Creek Partners, LLC (Lennar Communities), Subdivision No. 8832 (Phase III of VTSM No. 8788), located north of Sand Creek Road, south of Grant Street and west of O’Hara Avenue. (B. Grewal/D. Galey)

Council Member Beckstrand abstained due to the proximity of the project to her private residence.

16. Adopted Resolution 2006-207 approving and authorizing the City Manager to execute a Reimbursement Agreement with Brentwood Sand Creek Partners, LLC, Subdivision No. 8788, for costs associated with the northern phase of the Lone Oak Road, and Gracie Lane Sewer and Water Improvements. (B. Grewal/B. Bornstein)

Council Member Beckstrand abstained due to the proximity of the project to her private residence.

17. Adopted Resolution 2006-208 approving and authorizing the City Manager or designee to execute a Reimbursement Agreement with the Brentwood Union School District for Adams Lane Improvements. (B. Grewal/B. Bornstein)

18. Adopted Resolution 2006-209 approving an amendment to Conditions of Approval No.’s 30, 32, 35, and 47, and removal of Condition No. 44 for Vesting Tentative Subdivision Map No. 8954, located between Lone Tree Way and Grant Street, east of O’Hara Avenue, on both sides of the Adams Lane extension. (B. Grewal/B. Bornstein)

Council Member Beckstrand abstained due to the proximity of the project to her private residence.

19. Adopted Resolution 2006-210 approving and authorizing the City Manager to execute a Design Reimbursement Agreement with Chevron Pipeline Company in an amount of $75,900, plus a 10% contingency, for a total amount of $83,490, for the relocation of their existing 8" petroleum pipeline to facilitate the Lone Tree Way - Union Pacific Undercrossing, CIP Project No. 336-3134. (B. Grewal/B. Bornstein)

20. Adopted Resolution 2006-211 approving and authorizing the City Manager to execute a Program Supplement Agreement No. 002-M2 to the Administering Agency-State Agreement No. 04-5300 for reimbursement of construction costs for the Walnut Boulevard Widening Project, CIP 336-30560 (B. Grewal/K. Wahl)

21. Adopted Resolution 2006-212 submitting the General Obligation Bond Tax Rate to Contra Costa County for the 2006/07 tax roll. (P. Ehler/D. Davies)

22. Adopted Resolution 2006-213 designating specified individuals as local agency officials for the purposes of AB 1234. (D. Landeros/D. Brower/M. Wimberly)

23. Adopted Resolution 2006-214 approving and authorizing the City Manager’s signature on the FY 2006/2007 California Department of Transportation Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Race-Neutral Implementation Agreement (Agreement) and Exhibit 9-B, Local Agency DBE Annual Submittal Form, establishing the Annual Anticipated DBE Participation Level (AADPL) at 8% (B. Grewal/K. Wahl)

24. Adopted Resolution 2006-215 approving Temporary Use Permit 06-12 to allow for the use of City-owned property for the staging of the annual Art and Wine Festival, located in City Park and affecting the closure of surrounding streets within the downtown from Friday, September 29, 2006 to Sunday, October 1, 2006. (H. Sword/J. Strandberg)

25. Adopted Resolution 2006-216 approving Temporary Use Permit 06-10 to allow for the use of City-owned property for the staging of the annual Hometown Halloween sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce for one day, Saturday, October 28, 2006 between the hours of 4:00 pm and 8:30 pm. (H. Sword/J. Strandberg)

26. Adopted Resolution 2006-217 approving and authorizing the City Manager to sign a Notice of Release Agreement with Harvest Park Bowl Limited Partnership, dba, Harvest Park Bowl Center to terminate a Deferred Facility Fee Agreement for the property located at 5000 Balfour Road, Brentwood, CA. (P. Ehler/B. Kelleher)

27. Adopted Resolution 2006-218 approving and authorizing the City Manager to sign a Notice of Release Agreement with Ganesh Enterprises, Inc., dba, Holiday Inn Express, to terminate a Deferred Facility Fee Agreement for the property located at 8820 Brentwood Blvd., Brentwood, CA. (P. Ehler/B. Kelleher)

28. Adopted Resolution 2006-219 approving and authorizing the City manager to sign a Notice of Release Agreement with Valdry Court, LLC to terminate a Deferred Facility Fee Agreement for the property located at 550 Valdry Court, Buildings A,B,C, and D, Brentwood, CA. (P. Ehler/B. Kelleher)

29. Adopted Resolution 2006-220 approving and authorizing the City Manager to execute an amendatory agreement with the Contra Costa Water District pertaining to long term treated water services as a part of the Surface Water Treatment Facility - Phase II, CIP Project No. 562-56290 and amend the CIP and Water Enterprise Budgets. (B. Grewal/P. Eldredge)

30. Adopted Resolution 2006-221 approving and authorizing the City Manager to execute a Professional Services Agreement with Bartle Wells Associates, for a Water and Wastewater Rate and User Fee Study, in an amount of $50,330, plus a 10% contingency, for a total amount of $55,363. (B. Grewal/P. Eldredge)

31. Adopt three Resolutions approving the Contract Documents, awarding the Construction Contracts and authorizing the City Manager to execute said Contracts for the 118 Oak Street Remodel, CIP Project No. 337-37130: (1) Adopted Resolution 2006-222 for Bid Package #3 - Metal Stud and Gypsum to Denham Contracting, Inc. in the amount of $57,909, for (2) Adopted Resolution 2006-223 Bid Package #5 - Plumbing to Martinez Sheet Metal, Inc., in the amount of $46,232, and for (3) Adopted Resolution 2006-224 Bid Package #11 - Casework to Sierra Cabinet & Millwork, Inc. in the amount of $56,564, plus 10% contingencies. (H. Sword/R. Kidwell)

32. Waive second reading and adopt Ordinance No. 835 for a Rezone (RZ 06-07) amending the development standards for Subarea A of Planned Development 24 to allow for a second story within the maximum 30-foot height limit established for this subarea in association with a design review approval for a 30,000 square foot building identified as Building ?B’ (Phase III) of the Club One health club facility. The project is located on the vacant building pad south of the existing Club One facility at 160 Guthrie Lane. (H. Sword/D. Hill)

33. Redevelopment Agency - Adopt a Resolution RDA-115 authorizing the Agency Treasurer to appropriate funds from the Redevelopment Agency of the City of Brentwood Tax Allocation Bonds, Series 2001, to fund a Reimbursement Agreement with Brentwood Sand Creek Partners, LLC, Subdivision No. 8788, for the northern phase of Lone Oak Road Utility Improvements in the amount of $1,643,000. (H. Sword/G. Rozenski)

CONSENT CALENDAR ACTIONS (07:30 PM)

Motion: Approve Consent Calendar Items 1-33 as recommended. Council Member Beckstrand abstained on Items 14, 15, 16 and 18, and Mayor Swisher was absent.
Moved by Brockman, seconded by Taylor.
Vote: Motion carried 4-0.
Yes: Beckstrand; Brockman; Gutierrez; Taylor
Absent: Swisher

PUBLIC HEARINGS (07:31 PM)

34. Adopt a negative declaration for this project pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA). Introduce and waive the first reading of an ordinance for a Prezoning (RZ 05-21) to PD (Planned Development) - 71, and approval of a resolution initiating the annexation (A 05-01) to the City of Brentwood, of approximately 19.73 acres (APN 018-230-034) located east of the terminus of Lone Tree Way and west of Marsh Creek for the Hanson Ranch property. (H. Sword/H. Kline)

Planning Manager, Heidi Kline, presented a staff report and said the developer had requested the pre-zone, so an application could be made to LAFCO to allow annexation. Zoning standards had been established and were consistence with the general plan and allowed low density residential development. Once a development came forward, it would need to adhere to the zoning standards and return to Planning and City Council. Staff requested Council adopt the Mitigated Negative Declaration as well as the Prezone and introduce and waive first reading of the Ordinance and approve a Resolution initiating a LAFCO application for the annexation with the following change to the Resolution language for the initiation of the annexation: Whereas, the City Council introduced and waived the first reading of the prezoning.

Vice Mayor Gutierrez opened the public hearing.

David Gold, Morrison and Forrester, said he represented the Hanson estate and agreed with staff recommendation. They were pleased to have approval of Planning Commission. It had been planned under low density and was within urban limit line and in the sphere of influence. He asked Council to initiate the annexation to Brentwood and prezone the property.

Joan Douglas, Friends of Marsh Creek Watershed, said she was pleased to see concessions for the creek buffer in the project and she asked to make the creek a viable, strong element, and quality habitat for Marsh Creek.

Mike Harris spoke regarding both Items 34 and 35 and the traffic situation in the City with more houses being built. It was difficult to drop kids off in the morning. He said he felt a moratorium on building was needed and that something needed to be done on Vasco Road.

Motion: Approve closing public hearing.
Moved by Gutierrez, seconded by Taylor.
Vote: Motion carried 4-0.
Yes: Beckstrand; Brockman; Gutierrez; Taylor
Absent: Swisher

Vice Mayor Gutierrez asked about the proposal and how the project would work with the proposals.

Planning Manager, Heidi Kline, said the item was for the annexation and prezone and there would be no new net homes just by annexing the property. At the time a development or tract map was proposed, an evaluation of traffic and an environmental report would be done and staff could look at infrastructure.

Vice Mayor Gutierrez said if a development were to come up, the City would evaluate traffic, sewer, water and impacts, and look at the Highway 4 Bypass and regional roads.

Council Member Brockman said Council was working diligently on traffic.

Council Member Taylor asked about the time frame for the process and Planning Manager, Heidi Kline, stated the LAFCO process would take about three to four months.

At 7:48 pm, Mayor Swisher entered the Council Chamber and joined Council Members at the Council dais, although he did not participate during any portion of Item 34.

Motion: Adopt Resolution 2006-225 approving a Negative Declaration for the project pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA).
Moved by Taylor, seconded by Beckstrand.
Vote: Motion carried 4-0.
Yes: Beckstrand; Brockman; Gutierrez; Taylor
Absent: Swisher

Motion: Introduce and waive first reading of Ordinance 836 approving the prezoning of approximately 19.73 acres (RZ05-21) known as Hanson Ranch, located east of the terminus of Lone Tree Way and west of Marsh Creek to PD (Planned Development - 71) adding Chapter 17.528 to the Brentwood Municipal Code, which establishes uses and development standards for the site (APN 018-230-034).
The City Clerk read the title of Ordinance 836.
Moved by Taylor, seconded by Beckstrand.
Vote: Motion carried 4-0.
Yes: Beckstrand; Brockman; Gutierrez; Taylor
Absent: Swisher

Motion: Adopt Resolution 2006-226 approving the initiating of an application to the Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCO) for the Hanson Ranch annexation (No. a05-01) to the City of Brentwood, property located at the eastern terminus of Lone Tree Way and west of Marsh Creek (APN 018-230-034), with the following change to the the third "Whereas" paragraph of the proposed Resolution: Whereas, the City Council introduced and waived the first reading of the prezoning.
Moved by Taylor, seconded by Beckstrand.
Vote: Motion carried 4-0.
Yes: Beckstrand; Brockman; Gutierrez; Taylor
Absent: Swisher

35. Introduction and waiver of the first reading of an ordinance for a Rezone (RZ 05-20) to amend PD-35 to create Subarea "I" and add specific development standards in conjunction with the Parkside Villas (Alexander Homes/Baca Properties) Tentative Subdivision Map (TSM 8982) to subdivide approximately 11 acres into 37 single-family residential lots and to modify the Density Transition Policy allowing for residential lots less than 20,000 sq. ft. across from or abutting existing residential property one-acre or larger, located south of Apricot Way and west of Fairview Avenue. (H. Sword/J. Zilm)

At 7:50 p.m., Vice Mayor Gutierrez welcomed and turned the meeting over to Mayor Swisher.

Swisher joined the meeting at 7:48 p.m.

Senior Planner, Jeff Zilm, presented a staff report and said the Planning Commission had unanimously voted to recommend approval of the rezone and recommended approval of the tentative map and design review, which were contingent on the approval of the rezone to take the property to Subarea I of PD-35 and required compliance with the Density Transition Policy. The Planning Commission had added Condition No. 5 to address concerns regarding Marsh Creek.

Mayor Swisher open3d public hearing.

David Jacobson, Baca Properties, Project Consultant, said the project was an asset to the City. The Developer was providing a 1.7 acre open space area north of Sand Creek which the developer was improving without reimbursement from the City. Sand Creek Road would be widened as part of the RGMP process and median landscaping would be installed and the trail by Summerset would be improved.

Motion: Approve closing the public hearing.
Moved by Swisher, seconded by Beckstrand.
Vote: Motion carried 5-0.
Yes: Beckstrand; Brockman; Gutierrez; Swisher; Taylor

Council Member Gutierrez asked for the reason of the change in Density Transition.

Senior Planner, Jeff Zilm, said the project proposed lots in the 6,200 to 8,000 square foot range, were less than the 20,000 square feet. The homes would start at 2,600 square feet and go to 3,600 square feet.

Questions and answers between Council Members and staff ensued.

Motion: Adopt Resolution 2006-227 adopting a Mitigated Negative Declaration for the Parkside Villas project, located on the 10.72-acre parcel south of Apricot Way, west of Fairview Avenue, and north of Sand Creek (APN 019-092-032).
Moved by Brockman, seconded by Swisher.
Vote: Motion carried 5-0.
Yes: Beckstrand; Brockman; Gutierrez; Swisher; Taylor

Motion: Waive first reading and adopt Ordinance 837 approving Rezone 05-20 amending Planned Development No. 35 by adding Subsection 17.485.050 to the Brentwood Municipal Code establishing development standards for Subarea “I”, generally located on the vacant 10.72 acre site south of Apricot Way and west of Fairview Avenue. (APN-092-032) Alexander Homes/Baca Properties).
Moved by Brockman, seconded by Swisher.
Vote: Motion carried 4-1.
Yes: Beckstrand; Brockman; Swisher; Taylor
No: Gutierrez

The City Clerk read the title of Ordinance 837.

Motion: Approve Waive first reading and adopt Ordinance 837 approving Rezone 05-20 amending Planned Development No. 35 by adding Subsection 17.485.050 to the Brentwood Municipal Code establishing development standards for Subarea “I”, generally located on the vacant 10.72 acre site south of Apricot Way and west of Fairview Avenue. (APN-092-032) Alexander Homes/Baca Properties).
Moved by Brockman, seconded by Swisher.
Vote: Motion carried 5-0.
Yes: Beckstrand; Brockman; Gutierrez; Swisher; Taylor

Motion: Adopt Resolution 2006-228 approving Vesting Tentative Subdivision Map (VTSM 8982) to allow the subdivision of an approximate 11-acre site into 37 lots for single-family residential use and make the necessary findings of the City’s Density Transition policy allowing residential lots less than 20,000 sq, ft, across from or abutting existing residential property one-acre or larger, located south of Apricot Way and west of Fairview Avenue (APN 019-092-032).
Moved by Brockman, seconded by Swisher.
Vote: Motion carried 3-2.
Yes: Brockman; Swisher; Taylor
No: Beckstrand; Gutierrez

36. Approve a Resolution authorizing the City of Brentwood to accept monies from the State COPS program, and to expend the funds for law enforcement purposes. (M. Davies/K. Brown)

Police Lieutenant, Kevin King, presented a staff report and said the City had received approximately $100,000 annually since fiscal year 1996/97 for public safety use. He anticipated similar funding this year, which would be utilized for officer equipment, community policing projects and to fill the needs of wireless technology.

Mayor Swisher opened the public hearing.

Motion: Approve closing the public hearing.
Moved by Beckstrand, seconded by Taylor.
Vote: Motion carried 5-0.
Yes: Beckstrand; Brockman; Gutierrez; Swisher; Taylor

Motion: Adopt Resolution 2006-229 authorizing the City of Brentwood to accept monies from the State COPS program, and to expend the funds for law enforcement purposes.
Moved by Beckstrand, seconded by Gutierrez.
Vote: Motion carried 5-0.
Yes: Beckstrand; Brockman; Gutierrez; Swisher; Taylor

NEW BUSINESS (08:06 PM)

37. Waive first reading and introduce an Ordinance adding Chapter 9.50 to the Brentwood Municipal Code prohibiting medical marijuana dispensaries pending the completion of Studies related to the impacts with such dispensaries. (M. Davies/H. Sword/H. Kline/B. Strock)

Planning Manager, Heidi Kline, presented a staff report recommending adoption of an Ordinance adding Chapter 9.50 to the Brentwood Municipal Code prohibiting medical marijuana dispensaries pending completions by staff of studies related to the impacts associated with such dispensaries.

Mayor Swisher asked for public comments.

Motion: Approve Waive first reading and introduce Ordinance 838 adding Chapter 9.50 to the Brentwood Municipal Code prohibiting medical marijuana dispensaries pending the completion of Studies related to the impacts with such dispensaries.
The City Clerk read the title of Ordinance 838.
Moved by Beckstrand, seconded by Gutierrez.
Vote: Motion carried 5-0.
Yes: Beckstrand; Brockman; Gutierrez; Swisher; Taylor

INFORMATIONAL REPORTS FROM STAFF - No action required (08:09 PM)

38. Informational Report on Subdivision No. 8548, Barrington Phase I - Hawthorne, developed by Standard Pacific, located east of Brentwood Boulevard and south of Sunset Road; Final Map Approval. (M. Wimberly)

INFORMATIONAL REPORTS FROM COUNCIL MEMBERS (08:09 PM)

Council Member Beckstrand reported on the Highway 4 Bypass and stated the biological opinion had been received from the Army Corps of Engineers. She further reported a meeting was scheduled to award the construction contract for segment 3 of the Highway 4 Bypass which is scheduled to open by Spring 2008.

Council Member Taylor reported that he and Council Member Brockman attended California League of Cities Conference and actions taken by League voting members.

Council Member Gutierrez spoke regarding her attendanceat the Contra Costa Green Options Forum, sponsored by the County. where green building guidelies were discussed.

REQUESTS FOR FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS (08:13 PM)

Council Member Brockman requested an informational report relating to structural engineering of the tower, the amount of revenue received from the cell site on the water tower and if the City would require the cellular companies to pay for structural improvements to the water tower.

RECESS TO CLOSED SESSION

Motion: recess to Closed Session at 150 City Park Way, City Hall Conference Room.
Moved by Taylor, seconded by Gutierrez.
Vote: Motion carried 5-0.
Yes: Beckstrand; Brockman; Gutierrez; Swisher; Taylor

CLOSED SESSION REPORT (if any) - None (8:45 PM)

ADJOURNMENT (8:46 PM)

There being no further business to discuss, the City Council adjourned at 8:45 P.M.

Respectfully submitted,

Cynthia Garcia, CMC
Assistant City Clerk
 

 

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