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REQUEST FOR COUNCIL ACTION
January 25, 2000 _____10____
Closure of certain streets
the city has approved sponsorship and has authorized the Brentwood Chamber
of Commerce to hold the Cornfest since 1992.
of Resolution authorizing the closure of certain streets and temporarily
establishing no parking restrictions and tow away zones in order to
facilitate the Chamber of Commerce Cornfest 2000 to be held
July 7, 8, and 9, 2000.
The Brentwood Chamber of Commerce is requesting the
closure of certain streets as noted on the attached Resolution for Cornfest
2000. The Chamber
has sponsored the Cornfest for eight years starting in 1992.
Past Cornfest events were open to the public for two
(2) days. This year, the
Cornfest Committee is requesting that the Cornfest be open to the public
an additional one-half (1/2) day.
The event would be open to the public on Friday, July 7th no
earlier than 3:00 p.m. and closed no later than 11:00 p.m.; open on
Saturday, July 8th at 10:00 a.m. and closed no later than
11:00 p.m.; and open Sunday July 9, 2000 from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Greg Robinson is the Brentwood Chamber of Commerce
Chairperson for Cornfest 2000.
The Pyrotechnical Show, sponsored by the City last
year, is planned as a repeat special attraction for Cornfest 2000.
The Pyrotechnical Show is planned for Saturday evening on July
8, 2000. Greg Robinson
and the Cornfest Committee will work with Liberty Union High School
staff on the logistics.
The Cornfest committee has agreed in the past to provide extra
private security officers to assist the Police Department in securing
Due to the success of the childrens carnival
the last two years, the carnival will again be an attraction at Cornfest
2000. Due to carnival set
up times, it is requested that Maple Street between Second Street and
Third Street be closed in advance of the event, commencing Wednesday,
July 5, 2000 at 9:00 p.m.
It is requested that the other relevant closures, no
parking and tow away zones necessary to the event be established between
the hours of 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 6, 2000 and 9:00 p.m. on Sunday,
July 9, 2000.
notice of event will be delivered to the residents and businesses directly
affected by the Cornfest. The
notice will be delivered by Chamber and police volunteers one to two
weeks prior to the event.
parking signs will be posted along the affected streets encompassed
by the Cornfest at least 72 hours prior to the start of the event.
Cornfest Chairperson Greg Robinson said he has informally
contacted the businesses that may be impacted by the expanded event
hours and is working with them to address potential concerns.
As in previous years, Cornfest 2000 will
encompass a little over one city block with the focus around the City
Park. Entrances to the
event are planned for Oak Street at Midway Alley and Second Street south
of Brentwood Blvd. The
Chamber will use portable chain link fencing in conjunction with existing
fencing and buildings to establish the event grounds.
This allows the Chamber to control the overall operation of their
Chamber of Commerce/Cornfest Committee is also requesting the following
Trash pickup for the two-day event.
Use of City Council Chambers.
The Cornfest Committee has been advised to obtain general
liability insurance in addition to obtaining and/or applying for all
the necessary city permits required to hold this event.
The actual costs for providing police services to Cornfest
1999 exceed $13,214.00 with costs still accruing.
It is too early in the event planning stage to provide
a reliable cost estimate for providing police services for Cornfest
has steadily grown at the Cornfest.
This coupled with an additional event day, will place an increased
demand on police services.
The increased demand on police services may necessitate employing
peace officers from outside agencies to assist the Brentwood Police
Department with this event.
The cost of providing police services for Cornfest 2000
could exceed last years cost by 30-70 percent.
Cost estimates from Brentwood Solid Waste Enterprise
for solid waste disposal services are not available at this time.
The Cornfest Committee will provide 55 gallon drums
for the disposal of cooking oil generated by the food booths.
They will make independent arrangements to dispose of the cooking
anticipated costs include, but are not limited to, Public Works services
and associated event permit fees.
are two maps:
Map #1 Outlining
the Cornfest area. Placement of vendor booths;
restrooms, street closures, lost and found, first aid,
entrance gates, etc.
Map #2 Parking
event plans change as the event draws closer, modifications and/or amendments
to this resolution may be sought through Council.
RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF BRENTWOOD AUTHORIZING
THE CLOSURE OF CERTAIN STREETS AND TEMPORARILY ESTABLISHING NO PARKING
RESTRICTIONS AND TOW AWAY ZONES IN ORDER TO FACILITATE THE CHAMBER OF
COMMERCE CORNFEST 2000 TO BE HELD JULY 7, 8, AND 9, 2000.
the Brentwood Chamber of Commerce will start preparation
for the Cornfest on July 5, hold the Cornfest 2000 on July
7, 8 and 9, 2000 between hours not earlier than 3:00 p.m. on Friday,
July 7th, between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and not later than
11:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 8th and 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
on Sunday, July 9, 2000 with clean-up to follow; and
WHEREAS, to accommodate
the Chamber of Commerce Cornfest 2000, it is requested that
the following streets be closed to traffic, no parking and tow away
zones be established:
Street, between Second Street and the end of Third Street, between 6:00
p.m. Wednesday, July 5, 2000 and 9:00 p.m. July 9, 2000.
Street, between Midway Alley and the end of Third Street, between 5:00
p.m. Thursday, July 6, 2000 and 9:00 p.m. July 9, 2000.
Street, between Brentwood Blvd. and 30 south of Oak Street, between
the hours of 5:00 p.m. Thursday, July 6, 2000 and 9:00 p.m. on July
Street between Midway Alley and Second Street, between the hours of
5:00 p.m. Thursday, July 6, 2000 and 9:00 p.m. on July 9, 2000.
Street, between Midway Alley and the mid-block of Third Street and Fourth
Street, between the hours of 5:00 p.m. on July 6 and 9:00 p.m. on July
WHEREAS, pursuant to Vehicle Code Section 21101(e) the City may temporarily
close portions of streets for parades and local special events such
as Cornfest when the closing is necessary for the safety and protection
of persons who are to use those portions of the streets during the temporary
closure; pursuant to Vehicle Code Section 22507, the City may prohibit
parking on portions of streets during all or certain hours of the day;
pursuant to Vehicle Code Section 22651(b), (m) and (n), City peace officers
may remove by towing any vehicle from those portions of the streets
where parking is prohibited; and
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT
RESOLVED by the City Council of the City of Brentwood that the Police
Department is ordered to close the above mentioned streets, prohibit
parking and establish a tow-away zone between the hours of 6:00 p.m.
July 5, 2000 and 9:00 p.m. July 9, 2000.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED
that the closure of the streets is necessary for the safety and
protection of persons enjoying the Cornfest activities and that the
enforcement of the closure, no parking and tow-away zones shall not
occur unless signs are posted within the affected areas at least 3 days
in advance which advises the public of these rules and warns of immediate
towing if violations occur.
ADOPTED by the City Council of the City of Brentwood, at its regular
meeting of January 25, 2000, by the following votes:
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