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MINUTES
CITY OF BRENTWOOD
CITY COUNCIL MEETING
May 11, 2004

CALL TO ORDER

Roll Call
Present: Beckstrand; Gutierrez; Swisher
Absent: Hill; Petrovich

PRESENTATIONS

A. Oath of Office for Kermit Sveen, Arts Commissioner.

Mayor Swisher administered the Oath of Office.

B. Recognition of Clayton Woolley for service on the Arts Commission. (07:05 PM)

C. National Foster Care Month Proclamation. (07:05 PM)

D. New Employee Introductions and Oath of Allegiance. (07:10 PM)

Director of Parks and Recreation, Craig Bronzan, introduced Kristin Mingst, Recreations Services Coordinator. Director of Community Development, Mitch Oshinski, introduced Roberta Bienemann , Code Enforcement Officer. Bailey Grewal, City Engineer, introduced Brenda Scott, Administrative Secretary and Jessica Ward, Permit Technician.

Mayor Swisher administered the Oath of Office.

E. National Public Works Week Proclamation. (07:07 PM)

F. Senior Advisory Board Update. (07:17 PM)
Director of Parks and Recreation, Craig Bronzan, introduced Barbara Russell-Cambra and Shelly Newton.

AGENDA REVIEW - None (07:25 PM)

CITIZEN COMMENTS (07:25 PM)
Bill Putnam, Delta Community Services, announced that a Spaghetti Feed would be held on May 22, 2004 and that tickets were $5.00.


Barbara Guise thanked the Chief of Police for solving the parking problem in the downtown area.

Adrienne Bunker explained that the traffic and noise on Balfour Road was tremendous there were many large trucks that made the windows shake and people were speeding on Balfour. She asked that speed limit be reduced to 35 mph and that the Police Department enforce the speed limit. She proposed a soundwall and said she believed that all the large developments should pay.

Greg Robinson and Father Joseph announced that the new Catholic Church on Fairview was having a dedication on June 5, 2004 and everyone was invited.

CONSENT CALENDAR (07:34 PM)

1. Approved Minutes of April 13, 2004 and April 27, 2004. (K. Diaz)

2. CONTINUED TO MAY 25, 2004 - Approve a Resolution approving a Reimbursement Agreement with Western Pacific Housing Inc. a Delaware Corporation, Subdivision No. 8413, located on the north side of Oak Street, west of Garin Parkway for costs associated with acquiring off-site right-of-way for Master Plan Facility Improvements. (B. Grewal/L. Vargas) (07:50 PM)

3. CONTINUED TO MAY 25, 2004 - Approve a Resolution approving a Reimbursement Agreement with Richmond American Homes of California, Inc., Subdivision No. 8574, located south of Sycamore Avenue, north of Spruce Street and east of Brentwood Boulevard, consisting of 53 lots, for costs associated with Master Plan Facility Improvements. (B. Grewal/L. Vargas)

4. CONTINUED TO MAY 25, 2004 - Approve a Resolution approving a Reimbursement Agreement with Meritage Homes of Northern California, Inc., Subdivision No. 8546, located south of Lone Tree Way and west of O’Hara Avenue, consisting of 99 lots, for costs associated with Master Plan Facility Improvements. (B. Grewal/L. Vargas)

5. CONTINUED TO MAY 25, 2004 - Approve a Resolution approving a Reimbursement Agreement with Meritage Homes of Northern California, Inc., Subdivision No. 8603, located south of Grant Street and east of the future Shady Willow Lane extension, consisting of 222 lots, for costs associated with Master Plan Facility Improvements. (B. Grewal/L. Vargas)

6. CONTINUED TO MAY 25, 2004 - Approve a Resolution approving a Reimbursement Agreement with Warmington Homes California, Subdivision No. 8281, located on the south side of Lone Tree Way west of Fairview Avenue, consisting of 133 lots, for costs associated with Master Plan Facility Improvements. (B. Grewal/L. Vargas)

7. Approved Resolution No. 2004-99 appointing an Underwriter, Bond Counsel, Engineer of Work and Approving Deposit and Reimbursement Agreements for CIFP 2004-1 and Assessment District No. 2004-1.

Approved Resolution No. 2004-100 declaring Official Intent to Reimburse Certain Expenditures from Proceeds of Indebtedness.

Approved Resolution No. 2004-101 of Intention to Order Improvements in Assessment District No. 2004-1 and Approving the Proposed Boundary Map.

Approved Resolution No. 2004-102 preliminarily Approving the Engineer’s Report and Setting a Date of July 13, 2004 at 7:00 p.m. for Public Hearing of Protest and Providing for Property Owner Ballots for Assessment District No. 2004-1. (B. Grewal/P. Eldredge/D. Galey)

8. Approved Resolution No. 2004-103 amending the Engineering Department’s General Budget that will include a line item, in an amount not to exceed $88,825 to allow payment to the County for Base Map Revisions as described in Resolution No. 2331, adopted July 10, 2001. (B. Grewal/M. Huber)

9. Rreferred the 2004/05 – 2008/09 Capital Improvement Program for the City of Brentwood including street, park, sewer, water and other municipal improvements to be constructed during the next five years to the Planning Commission for a consideration of conformance to the City’s General Plan at their regular scheduled meeting of May 18, 2004. (P. Ehler/B. Grewal)

10. Approved Resolution No. 2004-104 amending Council Policy 10-4, City of Brentwood Investment Policy. (P. Ehler)

11. Approved the appointments of Richard Koscher and Deena Foley to the Arts Commission, for three year terms expiring December 31, 2006. (C. Bronzan/T. Homan)

12. Continued to June 8, 2004, the public hearing to determine whether a material breach of cable television franchise has occurred – assignment of franchise without the City’s approval. (D. Beougher)

13. Approved Resolution No. 2004-105 authorizing the City Manager to purchase six (6) Ford Crown Victoria Interceptors, one (1) Expedition and one (1) E-350 Cargo Van for the Police Department from Bill Brandt Ford, at a cost not to exceed $189,500.00 and authorize the purchase of required emergency equipment and installation from Emergency Vehicle Services (EVS) in an amount not to exceed $110,051.00. (M. Davies/K. King)

14. Approved Resolution No. 2004-106 approving Temporary Use Permit No. 04-18 to allow for the closure of City right-of-way for the staging of an auto processional Sunday, June 5, 2004, from 9:00 am to 11:30 am. (M. Oshinsky/T. Nielsen)

15. Set the date of May 25, 2004 at 6:00 p.m. for a Joint Workshop between the City Council and Planning Commission to review the 100% Schematic Design for the New City Hall, CIP Project No. 337-3139 and review interim downtown and long term Civic Center alternatives. (H. Sword/M. Huber)

CONSENT CALENDAR ACTIONS (07:34 PM)
Motion: Approve CONSENT CALENDAR Items 1 and 7-15 as recommended.
Moved by Beckstrand, seconded by Gutierrez.

Vote: Carried 3-0.
Yes: Beckstrand; Gutierrez; Swisher

PUBLIC HEARINGS (07:35 PM)

16. Consideration of Residential Growth Management Program (RGMP) allocations for Western Pacific Housing located at the northeast corner of Balfour Road and Fairview Avenue. (M. Oshinsky/D. Hill)

Mayor Swisher delcared a conflict of interest and left the Council Chamber.

Vice Mayor Beckstrand opened the public hearing.

Motion: Approve continuance of the public hearing to May 25, 2004.
Moved by Beckstrand, seconded by Gutierrez.

Vote: Carried 3-0.
Yes: Beckstrand; Gutierrez; Swisher

NEW BUSINESS (07:37 PM)

17. Discussion and approval of Park & Recreation Commission recommendation for new park names. (C. Bronzan/K. DeSilva)

Craig Bronzan presented a staff report noting that Balfour Park would be a way to honor Veterans by naming the park Veterans Park and he asked if Council believed that was appropriate.

Ernie Rodrigues commented that it would be a place to honor all Veterans and he asked Council to consider naming the park Veteran's Park.

Mayor Swisher asked how the City would memorialze the park.

Director Bronzan stated that Parks could meet with the Veterans to discuss alterations to the planned park and would bring back a recommendation.

Council Member Beckstrand said she believed that Balfour Park was the most suitable park and that a flag pole could be lit up 24-hours per day.

Ray Shipley commented that a Veteran's Park should be more towards the downtown area and that it would be more respectful and solemn and near the hub of government.

Parks & Recreation Commissioner, Lanny Brown, said that they were running out of opportunities and that this would be the last big park to be named.

Jan Melloni, Parks & Recreation Commissioner, said that Balfour Park would be a hub and a place where the memorial where would be visited.

Council Member Gutierrez asked that the Arts Commission review the plans for Veteran's Park.

Motion: Approve Approve Veteran's Park and recommendations for new park names.

Moved by Beckstrand, seconded by Gutierrez.

Vote: Carried 3-0.
Yes: Beckstrand; Gutierrez; Swisher

INFORMATIONAL REPORTS FROM STAFF - No action required

18. Affordable Housing Agreement – Pulte Homes, Rose Garden Subdivision located at Neroly and Empire. (E. Bonneville)

19. Affordable Housing Agreement – Western Pacific Housing, Providence Place located at Apricot Way and “C” Street. (E. Bonneville)

20. Subdivision No. 8842, Sunset Industrial Complex, located north of Sunset Road; Final Map Approval. (K. Diaz)

INFORMATIONAL REPORTS FROM COUNCIL MEMBERS

REQUESTS FOR FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS - None. (07:58 PM)

ADJOURNMENT (07:58 PM)
Motion: Approve ADJOURNMENT
Moved by Swisher, seconded by Beckstrand.

Vote: Carried 3-0.
Yes: Beckstrand; Gutierrez; Swisher

Respectfull Submitted,

Cynthia Garcia

Assistant City Clerk
 

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