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Current Council Agenda and Past Meeting Information

October 9, 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

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

Pledge of Allegiance
Roll Call

PRESENTATIONS
A. Presentation from Workforce Housing Reward Program at HCD (K. Wahl)
B. Proclamation declaring October as Family History Month (Annette Beckstrand)
C. New Employee Introductions (K. Chew)

PUBLIC COMMENTS
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.

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 September 25, 2007. (M. Wimberly)

2. Proclamation recognizing October 14 – 20, 2007, as Drug Free Work Week (B. Grewal/K. Warren)

3. Set the date of November 13, 2007, to hear an appeal filed by Pulte Home Corporation of the Planning Commission’s denial of a variance from the municipal code to establish reduced setbacks and increased square footage for an existing cabana located at 2876 Falcon Court (APN 018-380-003) (H. Sword/D. Hill)

4. Report of Rate Schedule filed by A Livermore Cab Company required by section 5.60.150 of the Brentwood Municipal Code; update of A Livermore Cab Company Taxi License Application and Driver’s Permit Application (K. Chew/M. Wimberly)

5. Approve the selection of Rodda Electric, Inc., as the successful candidate to purchase 385 Carrol Court at Sunset Industrial Complex based on Council-approved sales strategy criteria ranking. (H. Sword/G. Rozenski)

6. Adopt a Resolution approving and authorizing the City Manager or designee to execute Amendment No. One to the Professional Services Agreement with Gruen Gruen + Associates in an amount not to exceed $19,900 for the update of the Economic Development Strategic Action Plan. (H. Sword/L. Maurer)

7. Adopt a Resolution approving the Sewer System Management Work Plan as the first requirement of the General Waste Discharge Requirements in completing a Sewer System Management Plan as required by the State Water Resources Control Board. (B. Grewal/ C. Ehlers/ K. Vickers)

8. Adopt a Resolution accepting the work performed by Manito Construction, Inc. for the Chloramination of Wells, CIP Project No. 562-56170, and directing the City Clerk to file a Notice of Completion with the County Recorder. (B. Grewal/P. Eldredge)

9. Adopt a Resolution approving and authorizing the City Manager or designee to execute a Professional Services Agreement with Harris & Associates, Inc. for Phase II of the Walnut Boulevard Widening, CIP Project No. 336-30560, in the amount of $32,170, plus a 10% contingency of $3,217, for a total amount of $35,387. (B. Grewal/A. Salam)

10. Adopt a Resolution accepting all public improvements for Subdivision No. 8470, Amber Park Phase I, located south of Lone Tree Way and east of Empire Avenue, developed by The Mission Peak Company. (B. Grewal/D. Galey)

11. Adopt a Resolution approving Temporary Use Permit No. 07-17 to allow for the use of City-owned property for the staging of the annual Homecoming Parade sponsored by Liberty Union High School for one day, Friday, October 26th between the hours of 5:00 pm and 7:30 pm, located within the downtown and affecting the closure of surrounding streets and approve the fee waiver in the amount of $3,371.70. (H. Sword/J. Strandberg)

12. Adopt a Resolution approving Temporary Use Permit No. 07-21 to allow for the use of City-owned property for the staging of the 25th annual Holiday Parade sponsored by the Brentwood Chamber of Commerce for one day, Saturday November 17th, 2007 between the hours of 3:00 pm and 6:00 pm, located within the downtown and affecting the closure of surrounding streets. (H. Sword/J. Strandberg)

13. Adopt a Resolution approving and authorizing the City Manager or designee to execute a second amendment to the Lease agreement with the Contra Costa Community College District pertaining to Los Medanos College located at the Brentwood Education and Technology Center and authorizing the City Manager or designee to agree to non-substantive changes to the agreement following a review of such changes by the Community Development and Finance Directors in consultation with the City Attorney. (P. Ehler/J. Malberg)

14. Adopt a Resolution amending Council Policy 110-1 Rule 13.A Procedure for Requests for Future Agenda Items. (K. Chew/M. Wimberly)

15. Adopt a Resolution accepting park and trail improvements for Subdivision No. 8833, S & S Farms Phase IV, located on the west side of O’Hara, south of Grant Street and north of Sand Creek Road by Brentwood Sand Creek Partners, LLC. (K. De Silva/F. Errico)

16. Adopt a Resolution accepting the work performed by L.D. Strobel Co., Inc. for the construction of the Communication Tower located at the Police Department, 9100 Brentwood Blvd., CIP Project No. 337-37080 and directing the City Clerk to file a Notice of Completion with the County Recorder. (P. Ehler/Y. Cho)

17. Adopt a Resolution to adjust the employer health benefits contribution for sworn and non-sworn staff as provided in the 2003/04 – 2007/08 bargaining unit labor agreements. Funding for 2007/08 and 2008/09 is included in the adopted 2007/08 – 2008/09 Operating Budget. (K. Chew/P. Standley)

18. Adopt a Resolution approving and authorizing the City Manager to execute Amendment No. 2 to the Amended and Restated Contract for Landscape Maintenance with Cagwin & Dorward for a contract price of $2,244,129 and term of January 30, 2007 to December 31, 2008, and Amending Resolution No. 2005-60 to ensure all future contract changes go to City Council for approval. (C. Bronzan/K. De Silva)

19. Adopt a Resolution approving and authorizing the City Manager to execute Amendment No. 2 to the Amended and Restated Contract for Landscape Maintenance with West Coast Arborists, Inc., for a contract price of $522,700 and term of January 30, 2007 to December 31, 2008. (C. Bronzan/K. De Silva)

20. Adopt a Resolution approving and authorizing the City Manager to execute Amendment No. 1 to the Amended and Restated Contract for Landscape Maintenance with MCE Corporation for a contract price of $4,540,671 and term of February 9, 2007 to December 31, 2008. (C. Bronzan/K. De Silva)

21. Adopt a Resolution approving and authorizing the City Manager or designee to execute an Easement Quitclaim Deed for the City-owned drainage easement pertaining to the Shady Willow Plaza project, Design Review No. 05-03, to GNG, LLC, a California Limited Liability Company. (B. Grewal/D. Boskovic)

22. Waive second reading and adopt Ordinance 848 accepting and approving a water rate Study And Adopting Revised Monthly User Charges For Water Service For Fiscal Years 2007/08 To 2012/13 And Subsequent Fiscal Years Effective November 9, 2007; and waive second reading and adopt Ordinance 849 accepting and approving a Wastewater rate study and adopting revised monthly user charges for wastewater service for fiscal years 2007/08 to 2012/13 and subsequent fiscal years, effective November 9, 2007. (P. Ehler/B. Grewal/P. Eldredge)

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.

23. Continued Public Hearing – Staff recommends that the City Council continue the public hearing to consider an application for a variance (V 07-03) to allow reduced setbacks for an existing pool and spa located at 2876 Falcon Court (APN 018-380-003) to the November 13, 2007, meeting. (H. Sword/D. Hill)

24. Consideration of an appeal filed by Sal Rahmany of the Planning Commission’s denial of a conditional use permit (CUP 07-18) to operate a check cashing business known as the Quick Check Cashing Store, located at 6660 Lone Tree Way (Suite 6), within Lone Tree Center. (H. Sword/E. Nolthenius)

25. Consideration to introduce and waive the first reading of an ordinance adding Chapter 16.168 to Title 16 of the Brentwood Municipal Code to establish implementation procedures for the East Contra Costa County Habitat Conservation Plan / Natural Community Conservation Plan and consideration of a Resolution amending the City’s 2007-2008 Cost Allocation Plan and Schedule of Fees to collect the applicable habitat conservation fees and fees necessary to recover the city’s expenses associated with administering the related Habitat Conservation Plan/ Natural Community Conservation Plan implementing ordinance (H. Sword / W. Rhodes).

26. Consideration Resolution authorizing: (1) the acceptance of monies from the State Citizens Option for Public Safety (COPS) program; (2) the expenditure of the funds for law enforcement purposes; and (3) the Chief of Police to sign any documents necessary to implement the grant (M. Evenson/J. Martinez)
INFORMATIONAL REPORTS FROM COUNCIL MEMBERS, SUBCOMMITTEES AND LIAISONS: This portion of the agenda is to provide an opportunity for Council Members to report on attendance at events, subcommittee meetings, and entities on which the Council Member has been appointed as a liaison.

REQUEST FOR FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS:

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).

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 October 4, 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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