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Current Council Agenda and Past Meeting Information

 APRIL 26, 2005
City Council Chamber, 734 Third Street, Brentwood, CA 94513

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Roll Call

7:00 P.M.

RECONVENE IN OPEN SESSION – 734 Third Street, City Council Chamber

Pledge of Allegiance Beginning Resolution No. 2005-83
Roll Call Beginning Ordinance No. 800


A. Recognizing the winning participants from the National PAL art and photography contest.
B. Recognizing Mike McPoland for his service and dedication to the community.
C. Proclamation recognizing April 25th through May 1, 2005 as West Nile Virus and Mosquito and Vector Control Awareness Week.
D. Proclamation recognizing May as National Drowning Prevention Month. (B. Swisher)
E. Accept the City of Brentwood Arts Commission Quarterly Report. (Greg Ruiz, Arts Commissioner)


Persons addressing the City Council are required to limit their remarks to five (5) minutes unless an extension of time is granted by the Mayor subject to approval of the Council. Please file your name with the Mayor on the form provided at the podium. Speakers desiring answers to questions should direct it to the Council and, if relevant, the Council may direct it to the appropriate staff member.

All matters listed on the consent calendar are considered routine in nature and will be enacted by one motion. If discussion is required, that particular item will be removed from the consent calendar and will be considered separately.

1. Approve minutes of April 12, 2005 and minutes of special meeting held April 16, 2005. (K. Chew/C. Garcia)

2. Adopt a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute Change Orders involving two previously approved purchase orders, not to exceed the previously approved amounts for Linhart Peterson Powers Association and Contra Costa County Building Inspector Department. (H. Sword/R. Kidwell)

3. Adopt a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute a Consultant Services Agreement for fiscal year 2005/06 with Associated Right of Way Services, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $150,000, to continue utilizing their right-of-way services. (B. Grewal/M. Sullivan)

4. Adopt a Resolution approving an agreement for purchase of fee parcel with Ron Nunn, for real property, generally located on the west side of Jeffrey Way, for the Jeffery Way Improvements, CIP Project No. 336-3153. (B. Grewal/M. Sullivan)

5. Adopt a Resolution accepting the first 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/B. Kelleher)

6. Waive second reading and adopt Ordinance No. 799 amending Chapter 2.24 of the Brentwood Municipal Code repealing Ordinance No. 187 in total, amending sections 2.24.010 – 2.24.505 and repealing sections 2.24.060 – 2.24.140 pertaining to the personnel system. (K. Chew/P. Standley)

7. Approve a “Cloud Park” public art element within Rainbow’s End Park, included in the Rose Garden development by Pulte Homes, Subdivision No. 8561. (C Bronzan/R. Burr-Siegel)

8. Adopt a Resolution of Intention declaring the City’s intent to order improvements for the Consolidated Landscape & Lighting Assessment Districts & Citywide Park Maintenance District No. 98-1 for Fiscal Year 2005/2006, and set the date of June 14, 2005 for a public hearing. (B. Grewal/C. Bronzan/K. DeSilva/D. Galey)

9. Adopt a Resolution approving the contract documents and authorizing the City Manager to execute an agreement with Systems & Space, Inc., in the amount of $188,451, plus a 10% contingency for bid package #23 law enforcement equipment for the New Police Station, CIP Project No. 337-3142. (K. Chew/K. King/M. Huber)

10. Adopt a Resolution authorizing the purchase of the two (2) new, utility-style, work trucks and one (1) 2-yard dump truck from Bill Brandt Ford and authorizing the City Manager to execute a purchase order for these vehicles in an amount not to exceed $59,882.93. (P. Zolfarelli/J. Gallegos)

11. Adopt a Resolution authorizing the expenditure of funds to Antioch Police Department for dispatch projects. (M. Davies/K. Brown)

12. Adopt a Resolution authorizing a request to the Metropolitan Transportation Commission for the allocation of Fiscal Year 2004/05 Transportation Development Act Article 3 Pedestrian/Bicycle project funding in the amount of $31,500 for a portion of the Minnesota Avenue Sidewalk Improvement Project, no CIP number assigned. (B. Grewal/K. Wahl)

13. Approve a Resolution authorizing a request to the Metropolitan Transportation Commission for the allocation of Fiscal Year 2005-06 Transportation Development Act Article 3 Pedestrian/Bicycle project funding in the amount of $66,000 for the Signal Modifications and Upgrades Project, CIP 336-3132. (B. Grewal/K. Wahl)

14. Approve a resolution authorizing submittal of a grant proposal to the Hazard Elimination Safety Program (HES) for funding in the amount of $222,008 for the Signal Modifications and Upgrades Project, CIP 336-3132 (Applewood Common at SR4 (Brentwood Boulevard) (B. Grewal/K. Wahl)

15. Approve a resolution authorizing the filing of an application for Federal Surface Transportation Program and Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Improvement Program funding in the amount of $600,000 for the Walnut Boulevard Widening Project, CIP 336-3056. (B. Grewal/K. Wahl)

16. Adopt a Resolution terminating the Contract with Raines, Melton & Carella, Inc., for design services for Chloramination of Wells, CIP Project No. 562-5617, and execute a contract with Camp Dresser and McKee, Inc., to provide design services for Chloramination of Wells, in the amount of $110,330, plus a 10% contingency. (B. Grewal/P. Eldredge)

17. Approve the City of Brentwood Commissioner Handbook for distribution to all current and future appointees to all City Commissions. (K. Chew/C. Bronzan/H. Sword)

Persons addressing the Council are asked to file their name with the Mayor on the form provided at the podium. The Council may adopt reasonable regulations at the onset of the public hearing to facilitate public testimony. These regulations may include time limits. In the absence of such regulations, the public hearing shall follow the protocol for Citizen Comments.

18. CONTINUE TO MAY 10, 2005 - Adopt a Resolution approving the Housing Element Update of the City’s General Plan in compliance with State Law. (H. Sword/H. Kline/W. Rhodes)

19. Consideration of an Ordinance approving a Rezone and establishment of development standards for an approximate 33-acre site, and consideration of a Resolution approving a Vesting Tentative Subdivision Map to subdivide the site into 84 single-family residential lots and four remainder parcels, located north of Grant Street, on both sides of O’Hara Avenue. (H. Sword/E. Nolthenius)


20. Consider a Resolution accepting the Brentwood Grown Marketing Program Proposal and appropriating the $100,000 expenditure from the Agricultrual Trust – Land Conservation Fund. (H. Sword)

21. Authorize staff to release 106 permits to the Deer Ridge Home Builders because of real progress toward completion of subdivision improvements. (H. Sword/R. Kidwell)




In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the meeting room is wheelchair accessible and disabled parking is available at the City Hall Parking lot. If you are a person with a disability and you need disability-related modifications or accommodations to participate in this meeting, please contact the City Clerk’s Office at (925) 516-5440 or fax (925) 516-5441. Notification 48 hours prior to the meeting will enable the City to make reasonable arrangements to ensure accessibility to this meeting. {28 CFR 35.102-35, 104 ADA Title II}

On April 21, 2005, a true and correct copy of this agenda was posted on the City Hall Bulletin Board, outside City Hall, 150 City Park Way, Brentwood, CA 94513 and at our website


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