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April 24, 2007
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
5:30 P.M.

CALL TO ORDER REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY
Roll Call

PUBLIC COMMENTS
At this time the public is permitted to address the Redevelopment Agency on items that are on the Closed Session Agenda, or items not on the agenda. Persons addressing the 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 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 Agency and, if relevant, the Agency may direct it to the appropriate staff member.

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

1. Redevelopment Agency Closed Session pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.8 CONFERENCE WITH REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATORS. Property: 400 Guthrie Lane. Negotiating Party: Paul Taylor. Agency Negotiators: Howard Sword/Gina Rozenski. Under Negotiation: Price and terms of payment.

CONVENE CITY COUNCIL – 734 Third Street, City Council Chamber

JOINT CITY COUNCIL/REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY WORKSHOP
6:00 P.M.

CALL TO ORDER CITY COUNCIL/REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY
Roll Call

PUBLIC COMMENTS
At this time the public is permitted to address the City Council/Redevelopment Agency on items that are not on the Workshop 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.

Review of the 2007/08 – 2011/12 Capital Improvement Program. (P. Ehler)

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

RECONVENE CITY COUNCIL/REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY – 734 Third Street, City Council Chamber

Pledge of Allegiance
Roll Call
REPORT ON CLOSED SESSION (If any)

PRESENTATIONS

A. Proclamation declaring May as National Drown-Prevention Month

PUBLIC COMMENTS
At this time the public is permitted to address the City Council/Redevelopment Agency on items that are on the Consent Calendar or 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.

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 minutes of the City Council/Redevelopment Agency meeting of April 10, 2007. (M. Wimberly)

2. Accept the proclamation declaring May as Water Awareness Month. (B. Grewal)

3. Accept the American Public Works Association National Public Works Week proclamation (B. Grewal)

4. Accept the resignation of Cameron Sessions from the Brentwood Advisory Neighborhood Committee (BANC). (P. Scherff/B. Gary)

5. Direct Parks & Recreation Staff to work with the Lions Club on the Youth in Government Day Program for March of 2008. (P. Scherff/B. Gary)

6. Receive and file informational report on final map approval by the City Manager of Subdivision No. 8311, Carmel Estates, developed by Pulte Homes. (B. Grewal/J. Ward)

7. Adopt a Resolution approving and authorizing the Water Division to begin implementation of a Pilot High Efficiency Toilet Rebate Program in the amount not to exceed $2,000. (B. Grewal/C. Ehlers/D. Williford)

8. Adopt a Resolution adopting the Amendment to the 2005 Urban Water Management Plan as recommended by and approved by the California Department of Water Resources. (B. Grewal/C. Ehlers/D. Williford)

9. Adopt a Resolution approving and authorizing the City Manager to sign an Affordable Housing Agreement between the City of Brentwood and Pulte Homes Corporation, a Michigan Corporation for Subdivision 8311 (Carmel Estates) (H. Sword/K. Reed)

10. Adopt a Resolution of the City Council of the City of Brentwood approving the application for grant funds from the Environmental Enhancement and Mitigation Program under Section 164.56 of the Streets and Highways Code for the Highway Landscaping and Urban Forestry on Sand Creek Road East (C. Bronzan/K. Wahl)

11. Adopt a Resolution amending the City Council/Administrative Policy No. 10-9, Use of Vehicles and Related Equipment. (P. Ehler/D. Davies/M. Huber)

12. Adopt a Resolution declaring the intent to establish the City of Brentwood Community Facilities District No. 5 to levy a special tax to finance certain public facilities and services and approving a Proposed Boundary Map; Adopt a Resolution declaring the necessity to incur bonded indebtedness, and set a date of June 12, 2007 at 7:00 p.m. for the public hearing. (B. Grewal/D. Galey)

13. Consideration of actions pertaining to the City’s Consolidated Landscape & Lighting Assessment Districts & Citywide Park Maintenance District No. 98-1 for Fiscal Year 2007/08, including the adopting of a Resolution declaring the intention to order improvements, levy and collect assessments and declaring the intention to annex territory to Assessment Districts Nos. 02-3 Apricot Way, 02-7 San Jose and Sand Creek, 02-9 Balfour Plaza, 02-10 Lone Tree Center, and 06-2 Palmilla. (B. Grewal/D. Galey)

14. Adopt a Resolution approving and authorizing the City Manager or designee to execute Amendment No. One to the Professional Services Agreement with Mark Thomas & Company, in the amount of $21,230, plus a 10% contingency, for the Sand Creek Road Widening, UPRR to O’Hara Avenue, CIP Project No. 336-31680. (B. Grewal/F. Lideros)

15. Adopt a Resolution awarding the bid and approving and authorizing the City Manager or designee to execute a Construction Contract and necessary documents for the Non-Potable Water Distribution System – Phase I, CIP Project No. 592-59120, and the Water System Connections/Regulating, CIP Project No. 562-56280 with William G. McCullough Company, in the amount of $361,343, plus a 10% contingency of $36,134.30, for a total amount of $397,477.30. (B. Grewal/F. Lideros)

16. Adopt a Resolution approving and authorizing the City Manager or designee to execute a Reimbursement Agreement with Barrington Estates, LLC, Tentative Subdivision Map No. 8548, consisting of 494 units, located south of Sunset Road, immediately west of the current City limits, north of Jennifer Street, for costs associated with Master Plan Facility Improvements. (B. Grewal/L. Vargas)

17. Adopt a Resolution approving and authorizing the City Manager or designee to execute a Purchase Agreement with Richard Taylor for a portion of real property, generally located on the south side of Lone Tree Way adjacent to the railroad tracks between Fairview Avenue and O’Hara Avenue, for the Lone Tree Way – Union Pacific Undercrossing, CIP Project No. 336-31340. (B. Grewal/M. Sullivan)

18. Adopt a Resolution approving and authorizing the City Manager or designee to execute a Purchase Agreement and any necessary related documents with East Contra Costa Irrigation District (ECCID) for a portion of real property, generally located on the south side of Lone Tree Way between Fairview Avenue and O’Hara Avenue, for the Lone Tree Way – Union Pacific Undercrossing, CIP Project No. 336-31340. (B. Grewal/M. Sullivan)

19. Adopt a Resolution approving and authorizing the City Manager or designee to execute a Grant Deed and such other documents as may be needed to hereby convey a portion of City owned property into the City’s roadway system, on the south side of Lone Tree Way at the intersection of Giannini Ranch Road (between Empire Avenue and Windy Springs Lane) for the Lone Tree Way Widening – Segments 1 & 2, CIP Project No. 336-31270. (B. Grewal/M. Sullivan)

20. Adopt a Resolution approving and authorizing the City Manager or designee to execute an Agreement between Standard Pacific Corp., a Delaware corporation and the City of Brentwood for the acquisition of certain real property for street and other public purposes required for the Sand Creek Road Extension project, generally located at the intersection of the existing Sand Creek Road and Brentwood Boulevard between Brentwood Boulevard and Sellers Avenue. (B. Grewal/M. Sullivan)


21. Adopt a Resolution approving and authorizing the City Manager to amend the Easement Documents and execute the necessary documents with the Contra Costa Water District pertaining to long term treated water services as a part of the Surface Water Treatment Facility - Phase I & II, CIP Project No. 562-56290. (B. Grewal/P. Eldredge)

22. Adopt a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute an agreement with LPA, Inc., for the architectural design of the New City Hall, Civic Center Parking Facility and Civic Center Plaza in an amount not to exceed $2,922,218, plus 10% contingency of $292,218 for a total of $3,214,436. (D. Landeros/G. Leech)

23. Adopt a Resolution amending the 2006/07 – 2010/11 Capital Improvement Program (CIP) to include the American Avenue Improvements project and approving the contract documents and authorizing staff to advertise the project and also approving and authorizing the City Manager or designee to execute a Reimbursement Agreement with the Brentwood Union School District for the Improvements. (B. Grewal/P. Eldredge)

24. Adopt a Resolution approving and authorizing the City Manager or designee to execute a Joint Exercise of Powers Agreement between the City of Brentwood and the State Route 4 Bypass Authority for the realigned Jeffery Way. (B. Grewal/P. Eldredge)

25. Waive second reading and adopt Ordinance 841 describing the Redevelopment Agency’s program to acquire real property by eminent domain in accordance with Senate Bill 53. (H. Sword/D. Kwong)

PUBLIC HEARINGS
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.

26. Adopt a Resolution approving the Final Engineer’s Report, Levying Assessments and Ordering Improvements in Randy Way Sewer Line Assessment District. (B. Grewal/D. Galey)

27. Adopt a Resolution amending the 2006/2007 Master Fee Schedule and Cost Allocation Plan adopted by Resolution No. 2006-198 by revision the planning fees. The proposed amendment will allow the City to recover staff costs associated with the processing of development applications for planning services. (H. Sword/H. Kline)

28. An appeal filed by Matt Ellison of K & E Properties of the Planning Commission’s denial of an amendment to an approved design review for the City Block retail center to allow for a four-way signalized intersection at the Balfour Road entrance. The center is generally located on the vacant land at the southwest corner of the intersection of Griffith Lane and Balfour Road, west of the In-Shape City fitness center. (H. Sword/D. Hill)

29. WITHDRAWN - An appeal filed by Robert Selders of Equus Group of the Planning Commission’s approval of a conditional use permit for a master sign program for The Shops at Country Club. The Shops at Country Club retail center is located at the northwest corner of Balfour Road and West Country Club Drive.(H. Sword/D. Hill)

30. Introduce and waive first reading of an Ordinance of the City of Brentwood Amending in part Chapter 17.725 of the City of Brentwood Municipal Code and Ordinance 790 relating to the City’s Affordable Housing Program (H. Sword/E. Bonneville/K. Reed)


NEW BUSINESS

31. Adopt a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to sign a Letter of Intent to support the formation of the East Bay Regional Communications System (EBRCS) Governed by a Joint Powers Authority (JPA) for Alameda and Contra Costa Counties and authorizing the Mayor to sign a Letter of Support to the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors for establishing the EBCRS, and to contribute a good faith contribution of $100 per radio used by the City of Brentwood ($13,000) to the JPA (M. Evenson/B. Strock)

32. Authorize the Mayor to send a letter to the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors opposing the redeployment of the third firefighter from Brentwood. (D. Landeros)

OLD BUSINESS

33. Presentation regarding curfew (M. Evenson/B. Strock)

34. Consider whether to adopt a policy providing for invocations to be given at the beginning of a regular City Council meeting and if so, approve a Resolution adopting a City Council meeting invocation policy. (D. Landeros/D. Brower)

INFORMATIONAL REPORTS FROM COUNCIL MEMBERS

REQUEST FOR FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS:

I COUNCIL MEMBER REQUESTED ITEM(S) Council may have a brief discussion of the requested item and upon concurrence by the majority of the membership of the City Council present that staff time and City resources be spent on an item, it shall be scheduled for a future meeting. The Council will take no other action on the listed items. Council concurrence that staff time or City resources be spent on an item does not signify approval of a particular item, just that the Council wishes to have it studied further and the Council may, at a future time, decide not to pursue the item further.

A) Consideration of request from Council Member Richey to have an update from the Neighborhood Improvement Committee.

II NEW REQUESTS (Council Members wishing to have an agenda item placed on a future agenda shall make a request under this section of the agenda. These items will be included on the agenda for the next Council meeting).

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 April 19, 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 www.brentwoodca.gov
 

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