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REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY AGENDA ITEM 01

CITY OF BRENTWOOD
REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY MEETING
Minutes of January 22, 2002

A regular meeting of the Redevelopment Agency of the City of Brentwood was called to order at 11:02 p.m. in the Community Room at Summerset III, located at 1680 Regent Drive, Brentwood, CA 94513.

ROLL CALL
Present: Members Beckstrand, Gomes, Hill, Petrovich, Chairman McPoland
Absent: None

AGENDA REVIEW - None

CITIZEN COMMENTS- None

CONSENT CALENDAR

1. Approve Minutes of January 8, 2002.

2. Approve Warrant Nos. 62016, 62038, 62073, 62148, 62249.

3. Approve Resolution No. RA 38 amending the appointments of staff to serve as Agency Officials and approve Resolution No. RA 39 amending the designation of positions for the Conflict of Interest Code.

It was moved/seconded by Gomes/Beckstrand to approve consent calendar items 1-3 as approved by staff. Motion carried unanimously.

NEW BUSINESS

4. Conflict of interest issues regarding Agency Members in relationship to proposed Redevelopment Plan Amendment process 

Gina Rozenski, Redevelopment Analyst, explained that based on the results of the previous action to obtain a quorum, Members Beckstrand, Gomes and Chairman McPoland would be voting on the next agenda item.

5. Approve a Resolution accepting the Proposed Amendments to the Preliminary Plans for Brentwood and North Brentwood Redevelopment Project Areas, authorizing Agency Staff to file information with appropriate taxing agencies and officials, and directing the amendments to the official Redevelopment Plans be prepared

Gina Rozenski, Redevelopment Analyst, introduced the recommendation of staff to accept the proposed amendments to the preliminary plans for Brentwood and North Brentwood Redevelopment Project Areas, which was adopted by the Planning Commission on October 23, 2001. Ms Rozenski further explained that the preliminary plan is a very brief document outlining things such as building densities, population densities within the project areas, land use, boundaries, etc. 

RESOLUTION NO. RA 40

A RESOLUTION OF THE REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY OF THE CITY OF BRENTWOOD ACCEPTING THE AMENDMENTS TO THE PRELIMINARY PLANS FOR THE BRENTWOOD AND NORTH BRENTWOOD PROJECT AREAS, AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR TO FILE INFORMATION WITH APPROPRIATE TAXING AGENCIES AND OFFICIALS, AND DIRECTING THE AMENDMENTS TO THE OFFICIAL REDEVELOPMENT PLANS TO BE PREPARED

It was moved/seconded by Gomes/Beckstrand that the full reading of Resolution RA 40 be waived and that the same be adopted as recommended by staff. Motion passed by the following vote:

AYES: Members Beckstrand, Gomes, Chairman McPoland (qualified voting member)
NOES: None 
ABSENT: None
ABSTAINED: Members Hill, Petrovich

6. Solicitation of comments regarding Request for Qualifications and Proposals for the Downtown Parking Study.

Gina Rozenski, Redevelopment Analyst, solicited comments regarding Request for Qualifications and Proposals for the Downtown Parking Study. Ms. Rozenski proposed four downtown areas for possible parking areas:

· The northeast corner of Oak Street & Brentwood Blvd.
· The northwest corner of Oak Street & First Street.
· The southwest corner of Oak Street & First Street.
· An area behind businesses on First Street adjacent to the First Street City Lot.

Mayor McPoland stated that he felt it was very important to have a joint Council or Agency/Planning Commission meeting to discuss the Downtown Specific Plan rather than just move forward with a parking plan. 

Member Hill commented that he felt the area on the corner of Oak and Walnut might be another area of study.

Chairman McPoland suggested the quadrant including Rich’s Drive-In should be extended all the way to the corner.

The Agency directed staff to extend the parking area on the northeast corner of Oak Street and Brentwood Blvd. to the corner, include the lot on the corner of Walnut and Oak as a fifth option and choose a consultant for the Downtown Parking Plan, so that they can work in conjunction with the planning Commission, Council and the consultant for the Downtown Specific Plan.

7. Solicitation of comments regarding Request for Qualifications for the Downtown Specific Plan.

The Agency directed staff to choose a consultant for the Downtown Specific Plan so they can work in conjunction with the Planning Commission, Council and the consultant for the Downtown Parking Plan

CITIZEN COMMENTS - none

INFORMATIONAL REPORTS FROM AGENCY MEMBERS - none

REQUESTS FOR FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS - none

ADJOURNMENT 

There being no further business the meeting was adjourned at 11:15 p.m. 

Respectfully Submitted,

Cynthia Goulding
Deputy City Clerk

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