CITY COUNCIL AGENDA ITEM
Meeting Date: March 27, 2007
Subject/Title: Adopt a Resolution accepting the public improvements for
maintenance; accepting the Maintenance Bond; and releasing the Improvement
Securities for the off-site Shady Willow Lane improvements, constructed by
Meritage Homes as part of Subdivision No. 8603, located south of Grant
Street and north of Sand Creek Road.
Prepared by: Debra Galey, Management Analyst
Submitted by: Bailey Grewal, Director of Public Works/City Engineer
Adopt a Resolution accepting the public improvements for maintenance;
accepting the Maintenance Bond; and releasing the Improvement Securities for
the off-site Shady Willow Lane improvements, constructed by Meritage Homes
(“Developer”) as part of Subdivision No. 8603, located south of Grant Street
and north of Sand Creek Road.
On September 3, 2002, by Resolution No. 02-51, Planning Commission approved
Tentative Subdivision Map No. 8603, with conditions.
On July 8, 2003, by Resolution No. 2919, City Council approved Final
Subdivision Map No. 8603, accepting the improvement securities and approving
the Subdivision Improvement Agreement.
Conditioned as a part of Tentative Subdivision Map No. 8603, the Developer
constructed Shady Willow Lane from Grant Street southerly to Sand Creek
Road, including the bridge over Sand Creek. This off-site scope of
improvements is complete and has been inspected for conformance with the
approved improvement plans including utilities, sidewalk, paving,
streetlights and fiber optics. The Developer has provided Maintenance Bonds
to cover the twelve-month warranty period for the public improvements.
As shown on the improvement plans, the Developer has installed the following
improvement quantities for Shady Willow Lane: vehicular bridge with
decorative railings, 2 traffic signals, 276 linear feet (LF) of 12” sewer
lines, 3,566 LF of various diameter waterlines, 2,694 LF of 18” to 54” storm
drain lines, 5,162 LF of curb and gutter, 3,205 LF of 5’ sidewalk, 2,517 LF
of pavement, 12 streetlights, 2,988 LF of joint trench including fiber optic
conduit and 96,059 square feet (SF) of landscaping and irrigation.
The necessary right-of-way offers of dedication and easements required for
maintenance of the public improvements were offered to the City and accepted
as a part of the final map. With the improvements now installed, it is the
appropriate time to accept the improvements and begin the warranty period.
Upon acceptance of improvements, the City will incur annual costs associated
with necessary maintenance of streets, landscaping and utilities. Routine
roadway maintenance will be funded by the General Fund and Measure “C”
transportation sales tax, with sewer and water maintenance funded through
their respective enterprise funds. Landscaping and Lighting Assessment
District (LLD) No. 02-3 has been formed for this subdivision and will be
responsible for the street lighting and landscape maintenance.
A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF BRENTWOOD ACCEPTING THE
PUBLIC IMPROVEMENTS FOR MAINTENANCE; ACCEPTING THE MAINTENANCE BOND; AND
RELEASING THE IMPROVEMENT SECURITIES FOR THE OFF-SITE SHADY WILLOW LANE
IMPROVEMENTS CONSTRUCTED BY MERITAGE HOMES AS PART OF SUBDIVISION NO. 8603,
LOCATED SOUTH OF GRANT STREET AND NORTH OF SAND CREEK ROAD.
WHEREAS, on September 3, 2002, by Resolution No. 02-51, Planning Commission
approved Tentative Subdivision Map No. 8603, with conditions; and
WHEREAS, on July 8, 2003, by Resolution No. 2919, City Council approved
Final Subdivision Map No. 8603, accepting the rights-of-way offers of
dedication, improvement securities and approving the Subdivision Improvement
WHEREAS, the required public improvements, have been completed and
constructed in substantial conformance with the approved improvement plans;
WHEREAS, Meritage Homes has posted Maintenance Bonds, guaranteeing materials
and workmanship, for a period of one year following acceptance of
NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the City Council of the City of Brentwood
with respect to Subdivision No. 8603 off-site Shady Willow Lane
improvements, developed by Meritage Homes, that:
1. Shady Willow Lane public improvements are hereby accepted for
2. The Maintenance Bond to guarantee against defects in material and
workmanship for a period of twelve months is hereby accepted.
3. The Subdivision Performance and Payment Bonds for Shady Willow Lane will
be released within sixty (60) days of the passage of this Resolution.
4. The City Clerk is hereby directed to file this Resolution with the
Recorder of Contra Costa County.
PASSED, APPROVED AND ADOPTED by the City Council of the City of Brentwood at
a regular meeting on the 27th day of March 2007 by the following vote: