CITY COUNCIL AGENDA ITEM
Meeting Date: August 24, 2004
Subject/Title: Approve a Resolution accepting Improvements for Birchwood
Estates, Lafferty Homes, Subdivision No. 8048.
Prepared by: Engineering: D. Galey
Submitted by: Engineering: B. Grewal
Approve a Resolution accepting the right-of-way offers of dedication in-fee;
accepting easements, abutter’s rights and sub-surface mineral and water
rights as shown on the Final Map; accepting all on and off-site public
improvements for maintenance; accepting the Subdivision Maintenance Bond and
releasing the Subdivision Improvement Securities for Birchwood Estates,
Lafferty Homes, Subdivision No. 8048, located north of Chestnut Street and
west of Garin Parkway.
On April 1, 1997, by Resolution No. 97-16, Planning Commission approved
Tentative Subdivision Map No. 8048, with conditions.
On July 28, 1998, by Resolution No. 98-136, City Council approved Final Map
Subdivision No. 8048, accepting the improvement securities and approving the
Subdivision Improvement Agreement.
This subdivision, located north of Chestnut Street and west of Garin
Parkway, contains 51 single-family residential lots. All public improvements
required by the conditions of approval for this subdivision have been
constructed and inspected for conformance with the approved improvement
plans including sewer, water and storm drain lines, sidewalk, paving,
streetlights and fiber optics. Lafferty Homes has provided Maintenance Bonds
to cover the twelve-month warranty period for the improvements.
As required by the conditions of approval and shown on the improvement
plans, the Developer has installed the following improvement quantities:
1,893 LF of 8” sewer lines, 3,304 LF of 12” sewer lines 1,805 LF of 8”
waterlines, 963 LF of 18” storm drain lines, 357 LF of 21” storm drain
lines, 39 LF of 24” storm drain lines, 3,710 LF of curb and gutter, 3,708 LF
of 5’ wide sidewalk, 4,445 LF of pavement and 17 streetlights.
When the Final Map was approved by City Council, the right-of-way offers of
dedication were accepted subject to acceptance of improvements. The
improvements are now installed to support the new lots; therefore, it is the
appropriate time to accept the improvements, rights-of-way and easements as
offered on the Final Map.
Upon acceptance of improvements the City will incur annual costs in the
amount of approximately $19,000 associated with necessary maintenance of
streets, landscaping and utilities. Routine roadway maintenance will be
funded by the General Fund and Measure “C” gas tax with sewer and water
maintenance funded through their respective enterprise funds. Landscaping
and Lighting Assessment District (LLD) No. 98-4 has been formed for this
subdivision and will be responsible for the street lighting and landscape
Final Map Index Sheet
A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF BRENTWOOD ACCEPTING THE
RIGHT-OF-WAY OFFERS OF DEDICATION IN-FEE; ACCEPTING EASEMENTS, ABUTTER’S
RIGHTS AND SUB-SURFACE MINERAL AND WATER RIGHTS AS SHOWN ON THE FINAL MAP;
ACCEPTING ALL PUBLIC IMPROVEMENTS FOR MAINTENANCE; ACCEPTING THE SUBDIVISION
MAINTENANCE BONDS AND RELEASING THE SUBDIVISION IMPROVEMENT SECURITIES FOR
BIRCHWOOD ESTATES, LAFFERTY HOMES, SUBDIVISION NO. 8048, LOCATED NORTH OF
CHESTNUT STREET AND WEST OF GARIN PARKWAY.
WHEREAS, on April 1, 1997, by Resolution No. 97-16, Planning Commission
approved Tentative Subdivision Map No. 8048, with conditions; and
WHEREAS, on July 28, 1998, by Resolution No. 98-136, City Council approved
Final Map Subdivision No. 8048, accepting the improvement securities and
approving the Subdivision Improvement Agreement; and
WHEREAS, the required public improvements have been completed and are in
conformance with the approved improvement plans.
NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the City Council of the City of Brentwood
that the public improvements for maintenance and all offers of dedication
for rights-of-way, easements and parcels of land intended for public use as
shown on the Final Map are hereby accepted.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Maintenance Bonds to guarantee against
defects in material and workmanship for a period of twelve months are hereby
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Subdivision Performance and Payment Bonds
will be released within sixty (60) days of the passage of this Resolution.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the City Council of the City of Brentwood
directs the City Clerk to file this Resolution with the Recorder of Contra
PASSED, APPROVED AND ADOPTED by the City Council of the City of Brentwood at
a regular meeting on the 24th day of August 2004 by the following vote: