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Current Council Agenda and Past Meeting Information


August 14, 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
Invocation – Elder Arthur Mijares, Mt. View Christian Center
Roll Call

At this time the public is permitted to address the City Council/Redevelopment Agency on items that are on the Consent Calendar, Requests for Future Agenda Items, or items 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.

A. Proclamation recognizing the efforts of Tom Christ on behalf of the Police Department (M. Evenson/J. Martinez).

B. New Employee Introductions (K. Chew)

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 July 24, 2007. (M. Wimberly)

2. Adopt a Resolution approving the Public Art Design and Concept by Vickie Sowell for Public Art Elements at King Park for CIP Project No. 352-52404. (C. Bronzan/K. De Silva)

3. Adopt a Resolution approving the Public Art Design and Concept by Dayton Claudio for public art element in the primary park in the Barrington Development, Standard Pacific Homes, Subdivision #8548. (C. Bronzan/K. De Silva)

4. Adopt a Resolution approving the Public Art Design and Concept by Bryan Tedrick for public art element in the primary park in the Barrington Development, Subdivision #8548. (C. Bronzan/K. De Silva)

5. Adopt a Resolution of the City Council of the City of Brentwood approving and authorizing the City Manager to Execute a Purchase Order for Contra Costa County Officials Inc, not to exceed $60,000. (P. Scherff/T. Burt)

6. Adopt a Resolution approving and authorizing the City Manager to execute revised Funding Agreement PS0624 in the amount of $205,899 between the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) and the City of Brentwood for the Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Program. (B. Grewal/K. Wahl)

7. Adopt a Resolution approving and authorizing the Police Chief to sign an agreement with Contra Costa County Probation Department regarding a Community Probation Officer assigned to the Brentwood Police Department. (M. Evenson/B. Strock)

8. Adopt a Resolution amending the 2007/08 – 2011/12 Capital Improvement Program for Downtown Parking Structures. (H. Sword/G. Rozenski)

9. Adopt a Resolution approving and authorizing the City Manager or designee to execute Amendment No. One to the Professional Services Agreement with LPA, Inc., in the amount of $1,306, 368, plus a 10% contingency of $130,636.80 for a total of $1,437,004.80 to include the New Community Center (K. Chew / G. Leech)

10. Adopt a Resolution approving Temporary Use Permit No. 07-11 to allow the Brentwood Arts Commission the use of City-owned property for the annual Art, Wine and Jazz Festival, located within City Park and affecting the closure of surrounding streets. (H. Sword/J. Strandberg)

11. Adopt a Resolution accepting Improvements for Subdivision No. 8546, Sterling Preserve II, located south of Lone Tree Way and west of O’Hara Avenue, developed by Meritage Homes. (B. Grewal/D. Galey)

12. Adopt a Resolution approving the contract documents, awarding the bid and authorizing the City Manager or designee to execute a construction contract and necessary documents for the Sellers Avenue Sewer Lift Station Expansion and Upgrade, CIP Project No. 592-59150, with Pacific Mechanical Corporation, in the amount of $613,700, plus a 10% contingency of $61,370, for a total amount of $675,070. (B. Grewal/P. Eldredge)

13. Adopt a Resolution supporting legislation developed by the Contra Costa Transportation Authority to revise Senate Bill 1210, a bill that was passed in 2006, changing the legal process by which public agencies acquire properties by eminent domain. (B. Grewal/S. Kersevan)

14. Adopt a Resolution of the City Council of the City of Brentwood adopting guidelines for the submission and tabulation of protests in connection with rate hearings conducted pursuant to Article XIIIX, Section 6 of the California Constitution. (P. Ehler/D. Davies/M. Huber)


15. Adopt a Resolution Which: 1) Endorses the Civic Center Master Site Plan Concept, 2) Directs Staff to Pursue Basic LEED Certification as a minimum on the Civic Center Buildings and 3) Amends the Following Capital Improvement Projects to Accelerate the Project Timelines and Financing to Allow for the Construction of the Civic Center: City Park, Civic Center Plaza, the Library Relocation, New City Hall and the New Community Center. (K. Chew / G. Leech)



I 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).


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 August 9, 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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