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DECEMBER 13, 2005
CITY OF BRENTWOOD
CITY COUNCIL/REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY AGENDA
City Council Chamber, 734 Third Street, Brentwood, CA 94513

A complete packet of information is available for public review at City Hall or on our website at www.brentwoodca.gov

CLOSED SESSION
5:00 P.M.

CALL TO ORDER
Roll Call

CITIZEN COMMENTS
At this time the public is permitted to address the City Council/Redevelopment Agency on items that are not on the agenda and items listed under Closed Session. Persons addressing the City Council/Redevelopment Agency 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 City Council/Redevelopment Agency. Please file your name with the Mayor on the form provided at the podium. Speakers desiring answers to questions should direct them to the City Council/Redevelopment Agency and, if relevant, the City Council/Redevelopment Agency may direct the questions to the appropriate staff member.

ADJOURN TO CLOSED SESSION – 150 City Park Way, City Hall Conference Room

City Council Closed Session pursuant to Government Code 54956.8: CONFERENCE WITH REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATORS. Properties: a. Approximately a ½ acre portion of property at APN 013-041-006 b. 4525 Sellers Avenue. Negotiating Parties: a. Dan Smith and b. John Geddes. City Negotiators: Howard Sword/Donna Landeros/Bailey Grewal. Under Negotiation: Price and terms of payment.

Redevelopment Agency Closed Session pursuant to Government Code 54956.8: CONFERENCE WITH REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATORS. Property: 400 Guthrie Lane, Brentwood. Negotiating Parties: Paul Taylor and Kevin Vornhagen. Agency Negotiators: Howard Sword/Linda Maurer/Gina Rozenski. Under Negotiation: Price and terms of payment

City Council/Redevelopment Agency Closed Session pursuant to Government Code 54956.8: CONFERENCE WITH REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATORS Property: Remnant property located at N.E. corner of 2nd Street and Central Avenue. Negotiating Party: Brent Aasen. City Negotiator: Howard Sword/Gina Rozenski. Under negotiation: Price and terms of payment.

JOINT CITY COUNCIL/REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY MEETING
7:00 P.M.

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

Pledge of Allegiance Beginning Resolution No. 2005-277
Roll Call Beginning Ordinance No. 819
Beginning RDA Resolution No. 104
REPORT ON CLOSED SESSION (If any)

PRESENTATIONS
A. Veteran’s Proclamation honoring Mitchell Alvarez
B. Presentation of Holiday Parade Award (P. Zolfarelli)
C. Arts Commission Year in Review (Jim Bryant, Arts Commission Chair)

AGENDA REVIEW

CITIZEN COMMENTS
At this time the public is permitted to address the City Council/Redevelopment Agency on items that are not on the agenda and items listed on Consent Calendar. Persons addressing the City Council/Redevelopment Agency 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 City Council/Redevelopment Agency. Please file your name with the Mayor on the form provided at the podium. Speakers desiring answers to questions should direct them to the City Council/Redevelopment Agency and, if relevant, the City Council/Redevelopment Agency may direct the questions to the appropriate staff member.

CONSENT CALENDAR
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 City Council/Redevelopment Agency Minutes of November 8, 2005 and special City Council meetings of November 9, 2005, November 16, 2005 and November 29, 2005. (M. Wimberly)

2. Adopt a Resolution approving an amendment to the Purchase Agreement between the City and R Brothers Concrete for an extension of the City’s Option to Repurchase period by one hundred twenty (120) days for issuance of building permits for site at Sunset Industrial Complex, for a reduction by one hundred twenty (120) days for issuance of a Certificate of Occupancy, and direct staff to take actions and authorize the City Manager to execute documents necessary for the amendment. (H. Sword/G. Rozenski)

3. Authorize staff to exercise the City’s option to repurchase a parcel at Sunset Industrial Complex owned by Pottery World following the expiration of the building permit issuance deadline, and direct staff to take actions and authorize the City Manager to draft and execute documents and grant deeds necessary for the repurchase transaction. (H. Sword/G. Rozenski)

4. Redevelopment Agency - Adopt a Resolution for a budget amendment and authorize the appropriation of expenditures necessary to repurchase a parcel at Sunset Industrial Complex owned by Pottery World following the expiration of the building permit issuance deadline. (H. Sword/G. Rozenski)

5. Adopt a Resolution approving a change order in the amount of $100,000 for Contra Costa County General Services and authorizing the City Manager or her designee to execute the change order. (P. Zolfarelli/J. Gallegos)

6. Approve the appointment of Charles Handwork to the Brentwood Advisory Neighborhood Committee (BANC) for a three-year term commencing December 13, 2005 and ending December 31, 2008. (Council Member Taylor)

7. Adopt a Resolution certifying the results of the Special Municipal Election held on November 8, 2005, declaring the results and such other matters as provided by law. (K. Chew/M. Wimberly)

8. Adopt a Resolution establishing local limits for wastewater discharge as required by City of Brentwood Municipal Code section 13.04.115A. (P. Zolfarelli/D. Stoops)

9. Waive second reading and adopt Ordinance 817 approving the Downtown Specific Plan (SP 05-01), the Addendum to the Specific Plan and the development standards for all the properties located within the Downtown Specific Plan area; and waive second reading and adopt Ordinance 818 approving a Rezone Amendment (RZ 05-18) to the City’s Zoning Ordinance changing the Central Business (CB), Thoroughfare Commercial (C-3), Commercial/Office/ Business (COB), Commercial/Office/Residential (COR), Single Family Residential (R-1-6), Moderate Density Residential (R-2), High Density Residential (R-3), Open Space (OS), Planned Development (PD) 37, Industrial Commercial (IC) and Public Facility (PF) zoning designations to a new Downtown (DT) zoning designation for the Downtown Specific Plan area and remove the Central Business District (CB), PD-37, and Industrial Commercial (IC) zoning designations from the Brentwood Municipal Code and adopt a new zoning designation for the Downtown (DT) Zoning District and all relevant development regulations, standards and uses regulations contained within. (H. Sword/J. Zilm)

10. Adopt a Resolution accepting Improvements for Subdivision No. 8210, Brookfield Homes, Shadow Lakes Unit 4, located north of Balfour Road and west of Roundhill Drive. (B. Grewal/D. Galey)

11. Adopt a Resolution accepting Improvements for Subdivision No. 8659, Brookfield Homes, Shadow Lakes Unit 10, located north of Balfour Road and west of Roundhill Drive. (B. Grewal/D. Galey)

12. Adopt a Resolution accepting Improvements for Subdivision No. 8661, Braddock and Logan, Stonehaven, located north of Central Boulevard and east of Fairview Avenue. (B. Grewal/D. Galey)

13. Adopt Resolutions: 1. Approving Annexation #2 Boundary Map to City of Brentwood Community Facilities District No. 4 (CFD No. 4). 2. Declaring the intent to annex territory to Community Facilities District No. 4, levy a special tax in such territory and set a date of January 24, 2006 at 7:00 p.m. for the Public Hearing. 3. Approving and authorizing the City Manager to execute Amendment One to the Professional Services Agreement with Francisco and Associates, Inc. to provide Assessment Engineering Services for Community Facilities District No. 4, in an amount not to exceed $120,000. (B. Grewal/D. Galey)

14. Adopt a Resolution accepting the work performed by Melloni Construction (Package #9 Carpentry), Coast Building and McKay Construction for the New Police Facility, CIP Project No. 337-3142 and City Data Center, CIP Project No. 337-3709 and direct the City Clerk to file the Notices of Completion with the County Recorder. (K. Chew/M. Huber)

15. Adopt a Resolution approving and authorizing the City Manager to execute a Professional Services Agreement with BKF Engineers, Surveyors, Planners in an amount of $57,000, plus a 10% contingency of $5,700, for the Second Street / Pine Street Traffic Signal, CIP Project No. 336-3158 and amend the CIP Budget Sheet to reflect a revised scope of work and funding sources. (B. Grewal/P. Eldredge)

16 Adopt a Resolution approving and authorizing the City Manager to execute the following Contract Term Amendments for time extensions and amount amendments for Professional Services Agreements as needed for various project completions: Amendment Four with Bellecci & Associates, Inc. for the Lone Tree Way Widening; Amendment Four with Gray Bowen and Company for the Lone Tree Way Widening; Amendment One with Biggs Cardosa Associates, Inc. for the Communication Tower (Police Station); Amendment One with BKF Engineers for the Sarah Street Water Distribution System Improvements; Amendment One with Control Manufacturing, Inc. for the Water Distribution Telemetry/SCADA; Amendment One with JSP Automation for the Wastewater Treatment Plant; Amendment Two with Kimley Horn & Associates for the Zone 1 Reservoir 1.3; Amendment Two with The Covello Group for the Zone 1 Reservoir 1.3; Amendment Two with Luhdorff & Scalmanini Consulting Engineers for the Water Well #15; Amendment One with Mark Thomas & Company for the Empire Avenue Expansion – North; Amendment One with Milani & Associates for the Grant Street School Infrastructure; Amendment Three with The Covello Group for the Sunset Industrial Complex; Amendment Two with RGM and Associates for the New Police Station, which includes a contract increase of $18,000; Amendment One with Transcomp Systems for the Tower Software Package, which includes a contract increase of $35,000; Amendment One with Sweetser and Associates for the Solid Waste Transfer Station. (B. Grewal/L. Sanders)

17. Adopt a Resolution approving and authorizing the City Manager to execute Amendment Three to the Professional Service Agreement with William J. Silva, P.E. to provide Transportation Engineering Services including, but not limited to, plan check, construction inspection public services for transportation issues for the City of Brentwood on an as-needed basis in an amount not to exceed $50,000, through June 30, 2006. (B. Grewal/B. Scott)

18. Adopt a Resolution authorizing the City Engineer to temporarily close Concord Avenue from Balfour Road to Fairview Avenue for a period not to exceed five working days, for the State Route 4 Bypass (“Bypass”) Authority to facilitate necessary utility relocations for the Bypass Segment 3 Construction. (B. Grewal/B. Bornstein)

19. Adopt a Resolution to reject the bid received for the Chloramination of Wells, CIP Project No. 562-5617 and authorize staff to re-advertise the project for bid and return to City Council for award of the contract. (B. Grewal/P. Eldredge)

20. Adopt a Resolution approving and authorizing the City Manager to execute a Reimbursement Agreement with the City of Antioch for the Empire Avenue Extension North – Phase l, CIP Project No. 336-3151. (B. Grewal/P. Eldredge)

21. Adopt a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute a Professional Services Agreement with RGM and Associates for the New City Hall, CIP Project No. 337-3139. (K. Chew/G. Leech)

22. Adopt a Resolution approving and authorizing the City Manager to execute a professional services agreement with Gruen Gruen + Associates in an amount not to exceed $80,000 for the update of the Economic Development Strategic Action Plan. (H. Sword/L. Maurer)

23. Redevelopment Agency - Acceptance of Redevelopment Agency’s Blight Progress Report, Property Report and Housing Activities Report for Fiscal Year Ending 2005. (H. Sword/G. Rozenski)

24. Redevelopment Agency - Receive the Redevelopment Agency Financial Statements for Fiscal Year 2004/2005. (P. Ehler/D. Alessio)

25. Approve the seasonal banner public art design and concept entry area for the Rose Garden project by Pulte Homes, Subdivision #8561. (C. Bronzan/R. Burr-Siegel)

26. Approve the public art design and concept for Siena Village by Blackhawk/Nunn and the senior housing project by A.F. Evans, Subdivision #8781. (C. Bronzan/R. Burr-Siegel)

27. Approve Youth Commission recommendation to recognize a vacancy for the position of Adult Advisor. (C. Bronzan/T. Burt)

28. Set the date of January 10, 2006, to hear the appeal of a Planning Commission decision denying General Plan Amendment No. 01-01 and Rezone No. 05-04 for the Bridle Gate project, located west of the State Route 4 Bypass, on both sides of the Sand Creek Road extension. (H. Sword/E. Nolthenius)

29. Adopt a Resolution authorizing submittal of a grant proposal to the Metropolitan Transportation Commission FY 2006/2007 Transportation Development Act (TDA) Article 3 Pedestrian/Bicycle Program for funding of the Creek Road Trail Connection to Marsh Creek Trail project, CIP 522-5212. (C. Bronzan/K. Wahl)

30. Adopt a Resolution authorizing submittal of an application to the California Department of Transportation Bicycle Transportation Account (BTA) for funds in the amount $156,000 in FY2006-07 for the bicycle and pedestrian improvements in the Brentwood Boulevard Widening – Central Project, CIP 336-3149. (B. Grewal/K. Wahl)

31. Excusing Mayor Swisher’s Absences from Regular and Special City Council/Redevelopment Agency Meetings since October 11, 2005. (K. Chew/M. Wimberly)

32. Adopt a Resolution approving reduced funding to the Brentwood Agricultural Land Trust for Fiscal Year 2005/05 from $272,962 to $132,265.09. (H. Sword/L. Maurer/D. Davies)

33. Reject the claim of SBC for broken conduit. (K. Chew)

PUBLIC HEARINGS
Persons addressing the City Council/Redevelopment Agency are asked to file their name with the Mayor on the form provided at the podium. The City Council Redevelopment Agency 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.

34. Approve a Resolution adopting the 2005 Urban Water Management Plan as submitted by Brown and Caldwell, Environmental Engineers and Consultants. (P. Zolfarelli/C. Ehlers/D. Williford)

35. Consideration of an Ordinance to amend the conditionally permitted uses in Subarea “A” of Planned Development-56, Sunset Industrial Park. (H. Sword/J. Zilm)

36. Redevelopment Agency - Consideration of a Resolution to make findings and approve the Aggregation of Affordable Housing Units within the Brentwood and North Brentwood Project Areas. (H. Sword/G. Rozenski/D. Kwong)

37. Redevelopment Agency – Consideration of a Resolution approving, authorizing the Executive Director to execute, an Industrial Lease and Option to Purchase Agreement with Precision Cabinets, L.C., for 400 Guthrie Lane and to execute such other documents as may be needed to complete the transaction. (Sword/Rozenski/Maurer)

OLD BUSINESS

38. Adopt a Resolution amending the 2005/06 – 2009/10 Capital Improvement Program (CIP) to include the budget for the Tuscany Soundwall Extension. (B. Grewal/E. Kim)

39. Adopt a Resolution approving and authorizing the City Manager to execute a Grant Agreement between the City of Brentwood and the California Cultural and Historical Endowment (CCHE) for the John Marsh Rehabilitation Project, CIP 352-5234 and revising the CIP 352-5234 project sheet accordingly. (C. Bronzan/K. Wahl)

NEW BUSINESS

40. Consideration, discussion and direction to staff regarding Downtown Specific Plan Action Plan (Sword/Rozenski/Maurer)

41. Receive the Independent Auditors Report and Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for Fiscal Year 2004/2005. (P. Ehler/K. Breen)

INFORMATIONAL REPORTS FROM STAFF – No action required

42. Informational Report on Subdivision No. 8539, developed by RHS Construction, located on the northwest corner of Sycamore Avenue and Barbara Street; Final Map Approval. (M. Wimberly)

43. Informational Report of Subdivision No. 8701, developed by Horace and Norrine Siino, located on Cathy Court, west of Fairview Avenue and south of Lone Tree Way; Final Map Approval. (M. Wimberly)

44. Informational Report regarding impacts to the City of Brentwood due to a potential break in a levee or failure of the Los Vaqueros Dam. (Lt. Brian Strock)

INFORMATIONAL REPORTS FROM COUNCIL MEMBERS

REQUESTS FOR FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS

ADJOURNMENT

NOTICE
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}

POSTING STATEMENT
On December 8, 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 www.brentwoodca.gov
 

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