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Current Council Agenda and Past Meeting Information


January 23, 2007
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

7:00 P.M.


Pledge of Allegiance
Roll Call


A. Presentation to Marna Huber for her service on the Contra Costa Transportation Authority Citizens Advisory Committee.


At this time the public is permitted to address the City Council/Redevelopment Agency on items that are on the Consent Calendar or items that are not on the agenda. 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 it to the City Council/Redevelopment Agency and, if relevant, the City Council/Redevelopment Agency 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 the City Council/Redevelopment Agency meeting of January 9, 2007. (M. Wimberly)

2. Adopt a Resolution approving and authorizing the City Manager to execute a Professional Services Agreement with Loving & Campos Architects, Inc. for the final design of Fire Station No. 53, CIP Project No. 337-37030, in the amount of $255,500, plus a 10% contingency of $25,550, for a total amount of $281,050. (B. Grewal/A. Salam)

3. Adopt a Resolution accepting the work performed by Grade Tech, Inc. for the American Avenue Extension (Widening Phase), CIP Project No. 336-31560, and directing the City Clerk to file the Notice of Completion with the County Recorder. (B. Grewal/B. Bornstein)

4. Adopt a Resolution approving and authorizing the City Manager or designee to execute a Deferred Improvement Agreement between Robert and Claire Keith and the City of Brentwood for MS No. 356-05, located at the northwest corner of Windy Springs Lane and Amber Lane. (B. Grewal/J. Ward)

5. Adopt a Resolution approving and authorizing the City Manager or designee to execute a Grant of Easement with East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD) for the extension of Adams Lane, generally located between Lone Tree Way and Grant Street, east of O’Hara Avenue. (B. Grewal/J. Ward)

6. Receive and file the 2006 Cornfest Evaluation Report. (H. Sword/G. Rozenski)

7. Approve a Resolution amending the 2006/07 Operating Budget and approving the recommended mid-year budget adjustments. (P. Ehler/K. Breen)

8. Approve procedure for items requested by Council Members under the Request for Future Agenda Items portion of the agenda; and adopt a Resolution amending Council Policy 110-1 and adding Rule 13.A Procedure for Requests for Future Agenda Items. (K. Chew/M. Wimberly)

Redevelopment Agency Consent Items:

9. Agency – Authorize the Executive Director to execute a Professional Services Agreement with Gates & Associates to prepare the Downtown Streetscape Design Standards and Guidelines, in the amount of $81,345, authorize the Executive Director to execute change orders up to 10% of the contract amount, and approve a Resolution authorizing the Agency Treasurer to use funds from the Redevelopment Agency of the City of Brentwood tax Allocation Bonds, Series 2001, to fund the Agreement. (H. Sword/G. Rozenski)

10. Approve RDA Warrant List dated January 23, 2007. (P. Ehler/L. Schelbert)

Persons addressing the Council/Redevelopment Agency 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 Public Comments.

11. Adopt a Resolution Approving the East Contra Costa County Habitat Conservation Plan/Natural Community Conservation Plan (HCP/NCCP), the Related Implementing Agreement, the Related Joint Exercise of Powers Agreement Creating the East Contra Costa County Habitat Conservancy, and Adopting the Environmental Findings as Responsible Agency for the Final Environmental Impact Report for the HCP/NCCP; and Appoint a City Council Representative and Alternate To The East Contra Costa County Habitat Conservancy Board. (H. Sword/ W. Rhodes)


12. Approve recommendations from Council Members Becnel and Brockman regarding committee scope and assignments: 1. Land Use & Development, 2. Neighborhood Improvement Committee, 3. Agricultural Enterprise, and 4. Vineyards. (D. Landeros)


13. Update and discussion of the City’s Agricultural Enterprise Program. (H. Sword/L. Maurer)




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 January 18, 2007, 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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