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CITY COUNCIL AGENDA ITEM NO. 15

Meeting Date: October 23, 2001

Subject/Title: Closure of Certain Streets to Facilitate Sweeney’s Station 4 First Annual Firemens Fundraiser Benefit

Submitted by: Lieutenant Brian Strock, Police Department

Approved by: Jon Elam, City Manager

RECOMMENDATION Adoption of Resolution authorizing the temporary closure of certain streets and temporarily establishing no parking restrictions and tow away zones in order to facilitate Sweeney’s Station 4 First Annual Firemens Fundraiser Benefit for International Firefighters Association Local 1230. 

PREVIOUS ACTION This is the first event of this type.

BACKGROUND Sweeney’s Station 4 is requesting a street closure on November 10, 2001 between 11:00 a.m. and 9:00 p.m. in order to facilitate a fundraiser for the local firefighters. The funds raised will be kept locally and are to benefit the families of fallen firefighters or firefighters otherwise in need. 

Fiscal impact on the City is estimated to be $936.54. In the event that the City Council elects to fund all or part of the total cost, those funds can be charged to the Police Department’s Special Events account as approved in the 01/02 fiscal year budget.

Attached is a map of the event.

RESOLUTION NO. 

A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF BRENTWOOD AUTHORIZING THE TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF CERTAIN STREETS AND TEMPORARILY ESTABLISHING NO PARKING RESTRICTIONS AND TOW AWAY ZONES IN ORDER TO FACILITATE THE FIRST ANNUAL CONTRA COSTA COUNTY FIREMENS FUNDRAISER BENEFIT FOR LOCAL 1230.

WHEREAS, Sweeney’s Station 4 will be holding a fundraiser on November 10, 2001 between the hours of 11:00 a.m. and 9:00 p.m.; and 

WHEREAS, to accommodate the fundraiser, Sweeney’s Station 4 has requested the temporary closure of the following street as follows:

* First Street from the north curb line of Oak Street to the driveway of East Diablo Fire Station #54 between the hours of 11:00 a.m. and 9:00 p.m. 

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 Arts Commission fundraiser 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 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), the City peace officers may remove by towing any vehicle from those portions of the street where parking is prohibited. 

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the City Council of the City of Brentwood that the Police Department is ordered to close the above mentioned street, prohibit parking and establish a tow away zone between the hours of 11:00 a.m. and 9:00 p.m. for the fundraiser on November 10, 2001

PASSED, APPROVED AND ADOPTED by the City Council of the City of Brentwood at a regular meeting held on October 23, 2001 by the following vote:

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