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CITY OF BRENTWOOD
CITY COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES
MARCH 22, 2005

CALL TO ORDER (07:00 PM)

Roll Call
Present: Beckstrand; Gutierrez; Swisher; Taylor; Vacancy One

PRESENTATIONS (7:01 PM)

A. Proclamation recognizing April 3 - 9, 2005 as the Week of the Young Child.

Catherine Robbins, East County Regional Group, accepted the proclamation and introduced Michelle Stewart, Parent Voices, Gloria Hardsoe, Parents and Providers Partnering for the Education of Young Children and Corrinne Sierra, Delta First Five Center.

B. Proclamation establishing April as National Poetry Month.

Ron Beatty accepted the proclamation.

AGENDA REVIEW (07:03 PM)

AGENDA REVIEW

Item 14 Pull from the agenda.

Item 16 Brochure updated for clarity.

Motion: Approve Agenda Review as recommended.
Moved by Gutierrez, seconded by Beckstrand.
Vote: Motion carried 4-0.
Yes: Beckstrand; Gutierrez; Swisher; Taylor
Vacancy: One.

CITIZEN COMMENTS (07:04 PM)

John Case was called to speak regarding safety issues at Deer Ridge. He was concerned that someone would get injured and he said he felt there had not been any changes made to resolve issues.

CONSENT CALENDAR (07:08 PM)

1. Approved Minutes of March 8, 2005. (K. Chew/C. Garcia)

2. Adopted Resolution No. 2005-57 approving the Purchase Agreement with Claude and Wanda Thompson for a portion of property identified as APN 012-100-038, generally located at the northwest corner of McClarren Road and Walnut Boulevard for the Walnut Boulevard Widening, CIP Project No. 336-3056. (B. Grewal/M. Sullivan)

3. Adopted Resolution No. 2005-58 authorizing the City Manager to execute a Contract Change Order with Associated Right of Way Services, Inc. for $20,000, plus a 10% contingency for the Walnut Boulevard Widening, CIP Project No. 336-3056. (B. Grewal/M. Sullivan)

4. Adopted Resolution No. 2005-59 accepting the work performed by Cassani Landscaping, for the Landscaping Project for Water (Potable) Production Facilities, CIP Project No. 562-5634, and direct the City Clerk to file a Notice of Completion with the County Recorder. (B. Grewal/R. Craig)

5. PULLED FOR DISCUSSION - Adopt a Resolution approving Amendment No. 1 to the Reimbursement Agreement with Pulte Home Corporation, Subdivision No.s 8561 & 8675, located north of Lone Tree Way and east of the Union Pacific Railroad for costs associated with Master Plan Facility Improvements. (B. Grewal/L. Vargas)

6. PULLED FOR DISCUSSION - Adopt a Resolution approving a Reimbursement Agreement with Signature Properties, Subdivision No. 8537 (TSM 7605), located south of Chestnut Street and east of Garin Parkway, for costs associated with Master Plan Facility Improvements. (B. Grewal/P. Eldredge)

7. Adopted Resolution No. 2005-60 authorizing the City Manager to approve Professional Services Agreements with MCE Corporation, Cagwin and Dorward, and West Coast Arborists for citywide landscape and tree maintenance for the City of Brentwood and authorize the City Manager to approve necessary documents for the base bid, extra work and extensions as appropriate. (C. Bronzan/K. DeSilva)

8. Approved Park and Recreation Commission recommendations for names for new parks. (C. Bronzan/J. Hansen)

9. Adopted Resolution No. 2005-61 approving Policy No. 10-11, Authorized City Officials, Executives, and Employees Regarding Warrants, Banking, Trust and Investment Accounts. (P. Ehler/D. Davies)

10. Adopted Resolution No. 2005-62 establishing authorization for designated City officials, executives and employees to act on behalf of the City of Brentwood with regard to the Citys accounts with Bank of the West. (P. Ehler/D. Davies)

11. Adopted Resolution No. 2005-63 establishing authorization for designated City officials, executives and employees to act on behalf of the City of Brentwood with regard to the Citys accounts with Local Agency Investment Fund (LAIF). (P. Ehler/D. Davies)

12. Adopted Resolution No. 2005-64 establishing authorization for designated City officials, executives and employees to act on behalf of the City of Brentwood with regard to the Citys accounts with Bank of New York Western Trust Company. (P. Ehler/D. Davies)

13. Adopted Resolution No. 2005-65 establishing authorization for designated City Officials, executives and employees to act on behalf of the City of Brentwood with regard to the Citys accounts with US Bank. (P. Ehler/D. Davies)

14. REMOVED FROM THE AGENDA PER AGENDA REVIEW - Adopt a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute a contract and related documents with Biggs Cardosa Associates, Inc., to provide Design Services for the Lone Tree Way Union Pacific Undercrossing, CIP Project No. 336-3134, in the amount of $1,315,000.00 plus a 10% contingency. (B. Grewal/B. Bornstein)

CONSENT CALENDAR ACTIONS (07:08 PM)

Motion: Approve CONSENT CALENDAR Items 1 - 4 and 7-13 as recommended.
Moved by Beckstrand, seconded by Taylor.
Vote: Motion carried 4-0.
Yes: Beckstrand; Gutierrez; Swisher; Taylor
Vacancy: One.

5. Adopt a Resolution approving Amendment No. 1 to the Reimbursement Agreement with Pulte Home Corporation, Subdivision Nos. 8561 & 8675, located north of Lone Tree Way and east of the Union Pacific Railroad for costs associated with Master Plan Facility Improvements. (B. Grewal/L. Vargas)

Motion: Approve waiving full reading and adopting Resolution No. 2005-66 approving Amendment No. 1 to the Reimbursement Agreement with Pulte Home Corporation, Subdivision Nos. 8561 & 8675, located north of Lone Tree Way and east of the Union Pacific Railroad for costs associated with Master Plan Facility Improvements.
Moved by Taylor, seconded by Beckstrand.
Vote: Motion carried 3-0.
Yes: Beckstrand; Gutierrez; Taylor
Abstain: Swisher
Vacancy: One.

6. Adopt a Resolution approving a Reimbursement Agreement with Signature Properties, Subdivision No. 8537 (TSM 7605), located south of Chestnut Street and east of Garin Parkway, for costs associated with Master Plan Facility Improvements. (B. Grewal/P. Eldredge)

Motion: Approve waiving full reading and adopting Resolution No. 2005-67 approving a Reimbursement Agreement with Signature Properties, Subdivision No. 8537 (TSM 7605), located south of Chestnut Street and east of Garin Parkway, for costs associated with Master Plan Facility Improvements.
Moved by Beckstrand, seconded by Gutierrez.
Vote: Motion carried 3-0.
Yes: Beckstrand; Gutierrez; Taylor
Abstain: Swisher
Vacancy: One.

NEW BUSINESS (07:08 PM)

15. Presentation by Fire Chief, Doug Dawson, regarding the Fire District Master Plan.

Fire Chief, Doug Dawson, presented a report on the Fire District Master Plan. He explained the goal of the study and said that the master plan would address questions related to mission, goals and objectives, performance and efficiency, community risk and demand for service, growth projections, organization and staffing, deployment and concentration of resources, level of service, standards for response coverage and needs assessment. A master plan work group had been formed to include elected representatives and alternates from seven communities including the Sheriff's Office, California Highway Patrol, American Medical Response and East County Planning Commission. Expectations would be brought forth from communities and stakeholders as to what levels of fire service and emergency medical responses should be within the Fire District.

City Manager, Donna Landeros, explained that Erik Nolthenius, Assistant Planner, attended all meetings and distributed information on the City's behalf. Input would be made directly to the City's representative and consultant.

Mayor Swisher informed that he would join the City's representative, Jeff Altman, to the task force.

16. Adopt a Resolution authorizing the implementation of the Balanced Billing Program for residential Utility customers. (P. Ehler/K. Breen)

Director of Finance and Information Systems, Pamela Ehler, introduced Kerry Breen, Accountant, who presented a staff report regarding the Balanced Billing Program. He explained that in order to sign up for the Balanced Billing Program, there needed to be a twelve month good payment history with the City and brochures would be sent out with the April utility bill mailing.

Motion: Approve waiving full reading and adopting Resolutoin No 2005-68 implementing the "Balanced Billing Program" for residential Utility customers.
Moved by Taylor, seconded by Gutierrez.
Vote: Motion carried 4-0.
Yes: Beckstrand; Gutierrez; Swisher; Taylor
Vacancy: One.

17. Accept the annual report on Village Community Resource Center (VCRC) 2005 Strategic Plan, approving City involvement and continuing the seven-year Community Investment Grant to the VCRC. (P. Ehler/G. Leech)

Motion: Continue to April 12, 2005.
Moved by Swisher, seconded by Gutierrez.
Vote: Motion carried 4-0.
Yes: Beckstrand; Gutierrez; Swisher; Taylor
Vacancy: One.

INFORMATIONAL REPORTS FROM COUNCIL MEMBERS - None (07:32 PM)

REQUESTS FOR FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS - None (07:33 PM)

ADJOURNMENT (07:33 PM)

Motion: Adjourn Council Meeting.
Moved by Swisher, seconded by Gutierrez.
Vote: Motion carried 4-0.
Yes: Beckstrand; Gutierrez; Swisher; Taylor
Vacancy: One.

Respectfully Submitted,

Cynthia Garcia
Interim City Clerk 

 

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