CITY COUNCIL AGENDA ITEM NO. 15
Meeting Date: October 9, 2007
Subject/Title: 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.
Prepared By: Felix Errico, Parks Planner
Ken De Silva, Landscape/Facilities Manager
Submitted by: Craig Bronzan, Director of Parks and Recreation
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. Creek Ro by Brentwood Sand Creek Partners,
In March 2, 2004, by Resolution No. 04-9, Planning Commission approved
Vesting Tentative Subdivision Map No. 8788, with conditions.
In order for the Final Map to be recorded, the City Manager approved the
Subdivision Map, accepted the offers of dedication as shown on the
Subdivision Improvement Map, and executed the Subdivision Improvement
Agreement for Final Map No. 8833.
On October 11, 2005, City Council was notified through an information Report
of the City Manager’s approval of Final Subdivision Map No. 8833, acceptance
of improvements securities and approval of the Subdivision Agreement.
Subdivision No. 8833 is Phase IV of Tentative Subdivision Map (TSM) No. 8788
and is located on the west side of O’Hara, south of Grant Street and north
of Sand Creek Road, will be developed by Brentwood Sand Creek Partners, LLC.
(“Developer”) and contains 63 single-family residential lots.
As part of Subdivision No. 8833 improvement plans, as part of the Conditions
of Approval requirements, and as part of the Subdivision Improvement
Agreement, the Developer has constructed a 1-acre park (Caboose Park) and an
asphalt concrete (AC) trail as shown on the Final Map Parcels ‘C’, ‘D’, and
The Developer has installed the following improvements: 2460 lineal feet by
6-8 feet wide of asphalt cement trail along the railroad tracks, fencing
between the railroad tracks and trail, 1-acre park amenities, which includes
a play area, benches, picnic area, shade components, park fence, irrigation
system, turf, trees, ground cover and shrubs. The park and trail
improvements are now installed to city standards; therefore, it is
appropriate to accept the park and trail improvements as offered in the
The Developer issued two bonds to the City on the proposed subdivision:
Subdivision Improvement Bond Faithful Performance Bond in the amount of
$1,296,104.48 and Subdivision Improvement Bond Labor and Material for
$1,296,104.48. The bond amounts were based on City of Brentwood Engineers
Estimate for Public Improvements Bonding Purposes on Subdivision 8833. Under
the Miscellaneous section of the City estimate, the City indicates zero
value for landscaping and irrigation work for parks and trail improvements
on Subdivision #8833. The Developer is not required to provide any
Maintenance Bonds to cover a warranty period for any park and trail corridor
improvements in the subdivision.
Upon acceptance of Caboose Park and adjacent trail improvements, the City
will incur annual costs associated with the necessary maintenance of the
landscape improvements. The yearly estimated total maintenance cost for the
park and trail is $36,500 of which $32,500 is for the park and $4,000 is for
the trail. Landscape and Lighting Assessment District No.03-2 has been
formed for this subdivision for these costs.
Site Map of park and trail location
A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF BRENTWOOD ACCEPTING THE PARK
AND TRAIL OFFERS OF DEDICATION IN-FEE; ACCEPTING RIGHTS SHOWN ON THE FINAL
MAP FOR THE PARK AND TRAIL; ACCEPTING PARK AND TRAIL IMPROVEMENTS FOR
MAINTENANCE ON SUBDIVISON 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.
WHEREAS, in March 2, 2004 and again on May 3, 2005, by Resolution NO. 04-10,
Planning Commission approved Tentative Subdivision Map No. 8788, with
WHEREAS, on October 11, 2005, City Council was notified through an
information Report of the City Manager’s approval of Final Subdivision Map
No. 8833, acceptance of improvements securities and approval of the
Subdivision Agreement; and
WHEREAS, the required public improvements to the park and trail have been
completed and constructed in substantial conformance with the approved
NOW, THERFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the City Council of the City of Brentwood
with respect to Subdivision No. 8833 park and trail improvements, S & S
Farms Phase IV, development by Brentwood Sand Creek Partners, LLC. :
1. Offers of dedication in fee simple, as shown on the final map for park
Parcel ‘C’ and trail Parcels ‘D’, and ‘E’ are herby accepted.
2. All park and trail corridor improvements for maintenance are hereby
accepted for maintenance.
3. The City Clerk is hereby directed to file Resolution with the Recorder of
Contra Costa County.
PASSED AND APPROVED AND ADOPTED by the City Council of the city of Brentwood
at a regular meeting held on October 9, 2007, by the following vote: