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Current Council Agenda and Past Meeting Information

January 8, 2008
City Council Chamber, 734 Third Street, Brentwood, CA 94513

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7:00 P.M.

Call to Order
Pledge of Allegiance
Invocation: Jerry Hanoum, Mountain View Christian Center
Roll Call


A. Recognition of the ten Brentwood Arts Commission/Brentwood Library 2007 Poetry Contest Winners (C. Bronzan/P. Scherff)
B. Winner’s of the 2007 City of Brentwood Core Value Awards and acknowledgement of the past Core Value Winner’s from 2003-2006. (K. Chew/P. Scherff)
C. New Employee Introductions

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.

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 December 11, 2007. (M. Wimberly)

2. Approve ten poetry contest winner poems to be engraved on bronze plaques and installed for Veterans Park Public Art CIP Project, No. 352-52350 and amending the CIP Budget Sheet in the amount of $9,650 for the Veterans Park Public Art CIP Project, No. 352-52350. (C. Bronzan/P. Scherff)

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

4. Approve the following appointments to the Arts Commission: Greg Ruiz, Juan Castillo, and Wanda Groseclose for a two-year term, ending December 31, 2009, and Karen Halbe and Patrick McCarran for a one-year term, ending December 31, 2008. (Mayor Taylor/Council Member Stonebarger/C. Bronzan)

5. Approve the appointments of Jim Cushing and Julie Gildersleeve to the Planning Commission for two year terms expiring December 31, 2009. (C. Becnel/B. Brockman)

6. Adopt a Resolution approving an additional Fee Waiver and/or Fee Reduction/Donation request from Delta Community Services, Inc. for $120.65 for fiscal year 2007/08 for Hi-Cap Insurance Counseling to provide an additional hour of service per month (P. Scherff/M. Kaiser)

7. Adopt a Resolution approving and authorizing participation in the 2008 Regional High-Efficiency Clothes Washer Rebate Program in collaboration with other water agencies and Pacific Gas and Electric Company in the amount of $34,725, and authorizing the City Manager or her designee to execute and submit all necessary documents to participate in the Regional High-Efficiency Washing Machine Rebate Program (HEW). (B. Grewal/ C. Ehlers/ D. Williford)

8. Adopt a Resolution adopting the Contra Costa County Measure L Voter-Approved Urban Limit Line as the City of Brentwood’s Urban Limit Line for the purposes of compliance with Measure J. (H. Sword/C. McCann)

9. Adopt a Resolution accepting the Fourth Annual Residential Growth Management Program (RGMP) Allocation Recommendation as submitted by the RGMP Allocation Recommendation Committee for calendar year 2008. (P. Ehler/B. Kelleher)

10. Adopt a Resolution accepting all off-site public improvements for maintenance; accepting the Maintenance Bond; and releasing the Improvement Securities for Design Review No. 05-21, developed by R. Brothers Concrete Inc., located in the Sunset Industrial Complex. (B. Grewal/D. Galey)

11. Adopt a Resolution accepting the public improvements for maintenance; accepting the Maintenance Bond; and releasing the Improvement Securities for Subdivision No. 8486, constructed by KB Home, located south of Balfour Road and west of Concord Avenue. (B. Grewal/D. Galey)

12. Adopt a Resolution authorizing the City Engineer to reduce and release security furnished per the Subdivision Map Act (CA Government Code §66410-66499.58) to guarantee performance of various agreements and acts of work. (B. Grewal/D. Galey)

13. Adopt a Resolution approving and authorizing the City Manager or designee to execute a Deferred Improvement Agreement between Leon W. Harman, Trustee of the Leon W. Harman Family Trust and the City of Brentwood for Conditional Use Permit No. 88-10, located at 7810 Brentwood Boulevard. (B. Grewal/H. Silfies)

14. Adopt a Resolution approving and authorizing the City Manager or designee to execute a Performance of Work Contract with Western Pacific Signal, LLC, in an amount not to exceed $5,355.75, plus a 10% contingency of $535.58, for a total amount of $5,891.33, for interconnecting Sand Creek Road traffic signals, as part of the Citywide Traffic Signal Interconnect Program, CIP Project No. 336-31500. (B. Grewal/S. Kersevan)

15. Adopt a Resolution approving and authorizing the City Manager to execute Purchase Orders, Change Orders and/or Agreements with specified vendors, after approval as to form by the City Attorney, for the updated not-to-exceed dollar amounts listed on the attached Exhibit “A”. (P. Ehler/J. Malberg)

16. Waive second reading and adopt Ordinance No. 853 for a rezone (RZ 07-01) amending Chapter 9.36 of the Brentwood Municipal Code to allow consumption of alcoholic beverages in the public right-of-way and deleting Chapter 17.900 in its entirety and replacing it with a new Chapter 17.900 to establish development and operational standards for the review and approval of outdoor dining uses and merchandise displays in the public right-of-way. (H. Sword/J. Zilm)

17. Waive second reading and adopt Ordinance No. 854 for a Rezone (RZ 07-06) to modify the Planned Development No. 18 (PD-18) zoning designation for Subarea B to allow restaurant uses in up to 50% of the square footage of the center and tutoring for up to 20 students at one time as permitted uses along with other minor modifications to the text for the Shops at Country Club development located at the northwest corner of Balfour Road and West Country Club Drive (APN 019-120-037). (H. Sword/D. Hill)

18. Waive second reading and adopt Ordinance No. 855 to amend Chapter 9.50 of the Brentwood Municipal Code to permanently prohibit Medical Marijuana Dispensaries. (H. Sword/H. Kline)

Redevelopment Agency Consent Items:

19. Agency - Adopt a Resolution approving and authorizing the execution of an Affordable Housing Grant Agreement by and between the Redevelopment Agency of the City of Brentwood and Habitat for Humanity East Bay and approving a grant in the amount of $14,017.51 to assist in the rehabilitation of one unit at 544 First Street, a duplex located in the Downtown Project Area. (H. Sword/G. Rozenski/D. Kwong)

20. Agency - Approve RDA Warrant list. (P. Ehler/L. Schelbert)

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.

21. Consideration of Resolutions completing Annexation #1 to City of Brentwood Community Facilities District No. 5. (B. Grewal/D. Galey)

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.


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).


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 January 3, 2008, 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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