CITY COUNCIL AGENDA ITEM
Meeting Date: October 10, 2000
Subject/Title: Closure of Certain Streets to Facilitate the
2000 Hometown Halloween
Submitted by: Sergeant Brian Strock, Police Department
Approved by: Jon Elam, City Manager
Adoption of Resolution authorizing the closure of certain streets and temporarily
establishing no parking restrictions and tow away zones in order to facilitate
the 2000 Hometown Halloween to be held on October 28, 2000.
The City has authorized the two previous annual events. In 1999, the City Council
funded the City’s portion of the total cost ($788.93).
The Brentwood Main Street Committee is requesting the closure of certain streets
as noted on the attached Resolution for their third annual Hometown Halloween.
In 1999, the Brentwood Main Street Committee held its second annual Hometown
Halloween in the Brentwood downtown and City Park area. The event included
a hayride, haunted house, and children “trick or treating” to local businesses
along the Oak Street corridor. Attendance at the event was in excess of 4,000
people. The total police personnel cost for the 1999 event was $788.93.
It is anticipated that the attendance this year will exceed last year’s attendance.
The event is planned to begin in City Park at 4:00 pm. From 5:00 pm to 8:00
pm the event will expand to include hayrides and pedestrians “trick or treating” along
the Oak Street corridor. An event map outlining the event area and streets
impacted by the closure is attached.
The Police Department has compiled a cost estimate for providing personnel
for the 2000 Hometown Halloween. The total cost for providing police personnel
for the 2000 Hometown Halloween is $2,229.41. Fiscal impact on the City is
estimated to be $2,229.41 if the Brentwood Main Street Committee does not support
100% of the cost.
The Police Department will deploy 1 Supervisor, 4 Full Time Officers, and 6
Police Volunteers/Explorers. These personnel will provide traffic and crowd
control before, during, and after the event.
A notice will be delivered to homes and businesses affected by the street closure
at least 7 days prior to remind them of the event, the no parking areas, and
other traffic controls in effect. In addition, the required “No Parking” signs
will be posted along the affected streets at least 72 hours prior to the event.
Attached is a map outlining the event location and the streets that will be
Personnel and Equipment Costs
Inc. Overhead Wages Only
Administrative 2 hours $ 201.58 $ 122.04
Supervisor 4.5 hours 453.55 183.06
Full Time Officers 18 hours 1547.28 617.04
Police Volunteers 27 27.00 27.00
Total 51.5 hours $2,229.41 $ 949.14
Actual personnel and equipment costs cannot be determined until the event has
concluded. The personnel cost estimates included in this report are based on
projected manpower availability and a safe orderly event not requiring additional
or unexpected police or other city services. Cost estimates do not include
personnel or equipment costs by other city departments.
In September 2000 Police Department staff met with Michele Jogopulos, President
of the Brentwood Main Street Committee. The following cost saving measures
1. The Brentwood Main Street Committee to provide barricades. Michele Jogopulos
request the barricades from the City, as they would be left over from the Liberty
High School Homecoming Parade from the night before.
2. The use of Police Volunteers and Police Explorers where appropriate reduces
overall personnel costs. Should sufficient Reserve Officer, Police Explorer
and/or Police Volunteer personnel be available to assign to the event, such
available personnel will be used to further reduce personnel costs by replacing
no more than 2 of the allotted 4 officers.
3. The Brentwood Main Street Committee to furnish the “No Parking” signs. The
signs will be posted by Police personnel.
A 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 2000 BRENTWOOD MAIN STREET COMMITTEE
HOMETOWN HALLOWEEN TO BE HELD ON OCTOBER 28, 2000.
WHEREAS, the Brentwood Main Street Committee will be holding the annual
Hometown Halloween on October 28, 2000, an event of great local significance
that attracts great numbers of people to the community, and;
WHEREAS, to accommodate the 2000 Brentwood Main Street Committee Hometown
Halloween, it is requested that the following streets be closed to traffic
and no parking and tow away zones be established between the hours of 4:30
pm and 8:00 pm on the day of the event:
Oak Street between Diablo Alley and Third Street, including the intersection
of Oak Street and Third Street.
Second Street between Oak Street and Maple Street.
Maple Street from Second Street to the east end of Maple Street.
WHEREAS, pursuant to Vehicle Code Section 21101(e), the City may temporarily
close portions of streets for parades and local special events such as the
Brentwood Main Street Committee Hometown Halloween when the closing is necessary
for the safety and protection of persons who are to use those portions of the
street 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 street 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 4:30 pm
and 8:00 pm on October 28, 2000.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the closure of the streets is necessary
for the safety and protection of persons enjoying the 2000 Brentwood Main Street
Committee Hometown Halloween 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 72 hours in advance which advises the public of these rules
and warns of immediate towing if violations occur.
PASSED, APPROVED AND ADOPTED by the City Council of the City of Brentwood
at a regular meeting held on October 10, 2000 by the following vote: