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 February 12, 2008
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

WORKSHOP – DOWNTOWN INFRASTRUCTURE AND STREETSCAPE
5:30 P.M.

CALL TO ORDER
Roll Call

PUBLIC COMMENTS
At this time the public is permitted to address the Council/Redevelopment Agency on items that are on the Workshop Agenda, 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 Council/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 Council/Agency and, if relevant, the Council/Agency may direct it to the appropriate staff member.

1. Conduct workshop on the Downtown Infrastructure/Streetscape

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

Pledge of Allegiance
Roll Call

PRESENTATIONS
A. Emergency Kits & Senior Scam busters (B. Russell-Cambra)

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 January 22, 2008. (M. Wimberly)

2. Receive and file informational item on Brentwood Senior Commons. (H. Sword/G. Rozenski)

3. Receive and file the 2007 Cornfest Evaluation Report. (H. Sword/L. Maurer)


4. Set the date of February 26, 2008, to hear an appeal filed by Matt Ellison of K & E Properties of the Planning Commission’s effective denial of an amendment to an approved design review (DR 05-27) for the City Block retail center to allow for a left-in turn pocket for westbound traffic at the main Balfour Road entrance. The center is generally located on the vacant land at the southwest corner of the intersection of Griffith Lane and Balfour Road, west of the In-Shape City fitness center. (H. Sword/D. Hill)

5. Adopt a Resolution approving the Contract Documents, and awarding the Construction Contracts (Exhibit “A”) and authorizing the City Manager or designee to execute necessary documents for Senior Adult Education Center CIP No. 522-52280 and Aquatic Complex/Concession Stand CIP No. 522-52300 (Group C) plus 10% contingencies. Reject all bids submitted for Bid Packages #11 – Fire Sprinkler and #12 Storefront and Glazing and direct staff to re-bid these bid packages. (C. Bronzan/P. Scherff)

6. Adopt a Resolution confirming names for new park facilities in the Vineyards at Marsh Creek Development as recommended by the Parks and Recreation Commission. (C. Bronzan/K. De Silva)

7. Adopt a Resolution accepting the work performed by California Landscape Dimensions and release of the bonds for the Community Beautification project, CIP Project No. 522-52220. (C. Bronzan/K. De Silva)

8. Adopt a Resolution accepting road right-of-ways landscaping improvements for DR 03-02, Brentwood Senior Commons, located north of Oak Street, west of Garin Parkway, and east of Larkspur Way, by Eden Housing, Inc. (C. Bronzan/K. De Silva)

9. Adopt a Resolution amending the CIP Budget Sheet for the Aquatic Complex Improvements Project, CIP No. 352-52403. (K. De Silva/M. Azamey)

10. Adopt a Resolution approving the classification description and salary range for Assistant Parks and Recreation Director and repeal the classification description and salary range for Landscape/Facilities Manager (P. Standley/K. Chew)

11. Consideration of various actions pertaining to existing Landscape and Lighting Assessment Districts for Fiscal Year 2008/09, including; annexation of territory; designation of the Engineer of Work; and approving and authorizing the City Manager or designee to execute a Professional Services Agreement with Francisco & Associates, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $145,000, plus a 10% contingency of $14,500, for a total amount of $159,500, for Assessment Engineering Services. (B. Grewal/D. Galey)

12. Adopt a Resolution accepting Sand Creek Road right-of-way and median landscaping improvements and warranty bond for Subdivision No. 8551, Gregory Ranch Townhomes, located south of Sand Creek Road, east of Marsh Creek and west of Brentwood Boulevard, by D.R. Horton. (C. Bronzan/K. DeSilva)

13. Adopt a Resolution amending the 2007/08 – 2011/12 Capital Improvement Program (CIP) to include the budget for the Citywide Sign/Identification Program. (H. Sword/L. Maurer)

14. Adopt a Resolution approving City Council/Administrative Policy Number 10-14 Interest Rate SWAP Policy (P. Ehler/J. Malberg)


15. Adopt a Resolution appointing an underwriter, bond and disclosure counsel, Swap provider and Swap advisor; authorizing the City Manager to enter into agreements with an Underwriter, Bond and Disclosure Counsel, Swap provider and Swap advisor; and declaring official intent to reimburse certain expenditures from proceeds of indebtedness in connection with the financing of the new water treatment plant to be constructed by the Contra Costa Water District and refinancing prior obligations issued for the water enterprise; and authorizing necessary staff to undertake the proceedings of debt issuance for future council consideration (P. Ehler/J. Malberg)

16. Adopt a Resolution approving and authorizing the City Manager or designee to execute a Reimbursement Agreement with Brentwood Specialty Center, LLC, for Design Review No. 06-08, a commercial center, located at the northwest corner of Sand Creek Road and Shady Willow Lane, for costs associated with Master Plan Facility Improvements. (B. Grewal/L. Vargas)

Redevelopment Agency Consent Items:

17. Adopt a Resolution authorizing the Executive Director to execute a Professional Services Agreement with McDonough Holland & Allen for the legal services associated with Downtown Parking Structures Capital Improvement Project; authorizing the Agency Treasurer to transfer funds from the Redevelopment Agency of the City of Brentwood Tax Allocation Bonds, Series 2001, to the Downtown Parking Structure Capital Improvement Project #337-37204 in the amount of $300,000; and approving an amendment to the Agency’s 2007/08 Budget in the amount of $300,000. (H. Sword/G. Rozenski)

18. Approve RDA Warrant List (P. Ehler/L. Schelbert)

OLD BUSINESS

19. Adopt a Resolution approving a revised Agreement between City of Brentwood and Liberty Union High School District related to Joint Use of Facilities and authorize the City Manager or her designee to execute the agreement. (C. Bronzan/P. Scherff)

20. Adopt a Resolution consenting to the creation of a new district governing board for the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District based on proportional representations of unincorporated portions of the County of Contra Costa, the City of Brentwood and the City of Oakley populations; requesting that the existing district governing board adopt the necessary resolutions to effectuate the governing board changes to provide for proportional population representations, method of appointment, director qualifications vacancies and elections of officers (D. Landeros)

NEW BUSINESS

21. Introduce and waive the first reading of an Ordinance amending Brentwood Municipal Code Chapter 1.08 to provide for the recordation and release of notices of pending action on private property for nuisance violations and to clarify the authority and procedures for the recordation of liens to recover past due citation fines and abatement costs; and amending Brentwood Municipal Code Chapter 8.00 to include in the definition of a public nuisance: violations of City zoning regulations, permits and conditions of approval; and certain nuisance behaviors. (H. Sword/L. Kidwell)

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 COUNCIL MEMBER REQUESTED ITEM(S) Council may have a brief discussion of the requested item and upon concurrence by the majority of the membership of the City Council present that staff time and City resources be spent on an item, it shall be scheduled for a future meeting. The Council will take no other action on the listed items. Council concurrence that staff time or City resources be spent on an item does not signify approval of a particular item, just that the Council wishes to have it studied further and the Council may, at a future time, decide not to pursue the item further.

A. Consideration of a Request from Council Member Richey to consider taking an official position on the proposed peripheral canal.

B. Consideration of a Request from Mayor Taylor to consider communicating support of the United States Military

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).

ADJOURNMENT


NOTICE
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POSTING STATEMENT
On February 7, 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 www.brentwoodca.gov
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