CITY COUNCIL AGENDA ITEM NO. 4
Meeting Date: October 9, 2007
Subject/Title: 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
Prepared by: Margaret Wimberly, City Clerk
Submitted by: Karen Chew, Assistant City Manager
Accept report of Rate Schedule filed by “A Livermore Cab Company” as
required by section 5.60.150 of the Brentwood Municipal Code.
Chapter 5.60 of the Brentwood Municipal Code, (Taxicabs), was adopted by
Ordinance 17 in 1948, and section 5.60.010 was revised by Ordinance 271 in
On July 19, 2007, “A Livermore Cab” Company filed a Taxi License Application
with the City Clerk’s Office, the application listed Devin Franklin as the
owner. The Municipal Code requires that once a license application is filed,
no license be granted within forty-days after the date of the filing of the
application and that the Police Department complete a background
investigation of the license applicants.
In addition to the background investigation, proof of Liability Insurance,
which is described in section 5.60.080 of the Municipal Code (attached), is
also required for the issuance of a Taxi License.
In addition to a Taxi License for the business, a Taxi Driver’s Permit is
required for each driver of the taxi, and may be issued by the City Clerk
following the filing of a Taxi Driver’s Permit Application once the
following requirements are met: The driver must evidence a proficient
knowledge of the traffic laws of the City of Brentwood and the State of
California, and demonstrate the ability to operate a taxicab or rent car,
all to the satisfaction of the City Clerk. The driver shall be fingerprinted
by, and his record filed in, the Police Department Bureau of Identification
and, shall also provide two recent photographs and proof that the driver is
over the age of eighteen years.
Pursuant to Government Code 53075.5 a test for Controlled Substances and
Alcohol is also required for each driver. The test will be administered at
the applicant’s expense by a certified testing center, with test results
reported directly to the City, and the applicant will be notified of the
The forty-day waiting period expired on September 3, 2007, and if proof of
liability insurance is filed with the City Clerk’s office, the Taxi License
will be issued to “A Livermore Cab Company”.
The Taxi Driver’s Permits will be issued to Randell Hashagen and Ryan
Overton once the City Clerk’s office receives evidence of a valid California
Driver’s License for each driver, two recent photographs of each driver,
proof of age (over 18), and proof of negative test results for Controlled
Substances and Alcohol for each driver.
On September 14, 2007, Devin Franklin of the taxi company filed a rate
schedule with the City Clerk’s office. Section 5.160.150 of the Brentwood
Municipal Code requires that the City Clerk file a copy of the rates with
the Police Department and report the rates to the City Council. If a changed
rate schedule is filed by the owner, it must be approved by a resolution of
the City Council.
There is no fiscal impact associated with this action.
Chapter 5.60 of the Brentwood Municipal Code – Taxicabs
Rates provided by “A Livermore Cab Company”