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Current Council Agenda and Past Meeting Information

May 27, 2008
City Council Chamber, 734 Third Street, Brentwood, CA 94513

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7:00 P.M.


Pledge of Allegiance
Roll Call

A. Recognize student winners of the City of Brentwood Youth Commission Scholarship. (C. Bronzan/B. Gary)

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 May 13, 2008. (M. Wimberly)

2. Accept a Proclamation recognizing June as National Safety Month. (K. Chew)

3. Adopt a Resolution accepting the bid and approving the purchase of a 250-KW mobile power generator from California Diesel and Power; and authorizing the City Manager or her designee to execute a purchase order and necessary documents in an amount not to exceed $92,492.33. (B. Grewal/ C. Ehlers/ E. Brennan)

4. Adopt a Resolution authorizing the submittal of grant applications, for up to five years, to the California Integrated Waste Management Board for funding from the Targeted Rubberized Asphalt Concrete Incentive Grant Program and authorizing the City Manager or her designee to execute any and all documents necessary to secure grant funds for the Pavement Management Program, CIP 336-30830. (B. Grewal/ C. Ehlers/ J. Gallegos)

5. Adopt a Resolution approving and authorizing the City Manager or her designee to execute an amendment to the Professional Services Agreement and other related documents with Lone Tree Trucking for a total agreement amount not to exceed $164,900 ($72,000 for fiscal year 2007/08 and $92,900 for fiscal year 2008/09). (B. Grewal/ C. Ehlers/ K. Vickers)

6. Adopt a Resolution calling and giving notice of the holding of a general municipal election to be held on Tuesday, November 4, 2008, for the election of Mayor and two [2] Councilmember’s; adopt a Resolution requesting the Board of Supervisors of the County of Contra Costa to consolidate the election and adopting regulations for candidates statements, and adopt a Resolution adopting Regulations for candidates for elective office pertaining to candidates statements submitted to the voters at an election (D. Landeros/M. Wimberly)

7. Adopt a Resolution accepting the Sage Glen Estates Trail Improvements and the Lighting and Landscape District for Subdivision No. 8854, Castello Property, located at the northeast corner of Balfour Road and Fairview Avenue, by Western Pacific Housing, Inc. (C. Bronzan/R. Stromgren/L. Stadlbauer)

8. Adopt a Resolution accepting the Siena Village Park Improvements for Subdivision No. 8953, Siena Village located at 301 Cortona Way by Siena Partners LLC. (C. Bronzan/R. Stromgren/L. Stadlbauer)

9. Approve a Resolution certifying that the City of Brentwood is in compliance with the Measure C Growth Management Program and authorizing the City Manager or designee to execute the Growth Management Checklist for calendar years 2006 and 2007 for allocation of Measure C Local Street Maintenance & Improvement funds. ( B. Grewal/S. Kersevan)

10. Adopt a Resolution approving the speed limits for sections of Walnut Boulevard and O’Hara Avenue within the City of Brentwood. (B. Grewal/S. Kersevan)

11. Adopt a Resolution accepting public improvements for maintenance; accepting the Subdivision Maintenance Bond; and releasing the Subdivision Improvement Securities for Subdivision No. 8539, Casitas Del Sol, located at the northwest corner of Sycamore Avenue and Barbara Street developed by RHS Construction. (B. Grewal/D. Galey)

12. Adopt a Resolution approving and authorizing the City Manager or designee to consent to an Assignment and Assumption Agreement between Suncrest Homes 25, LLC and Discovery Builders, Inc. to assign the Property Acquisition Agreement relating to Tentative Subdivision Map No. 8954, located south of Lone Tree Way and east of O’Hara Avenue. (B. Grewal/D. Galey)

13. Adopt a Resolution approving the contract documents, awarding the bid and authorizing the City Manager or designee to execute a construction contract and necessary documents for the American Avenue Improvements, CIP Project No. 336-31681, with Granite Construction Company, in the Base Bid amount of $110,995.00, plus Bid Alternate “A” in the amount of $42,775.00, plus Bid Alternate “B” in the amount of $53,708.00 for a bid total amount of $207,478.00. (B. Grewal/P. Eldredge)

14. Adopt a Resolution approving and authorizing the City Manager to sign the extension and revision to the 2003/2008 Memoranda of Understanding (“MOU”) for the Brentwood Employee Associations – Public Works and Miscellaneous Office Divisions, as well as the Mid-Managers Group for one year with the option to extend by one additional year, and adopt a Resolution to comply with the Internal Revenue Code Section 414(h)(2) regarding continued employer payment of the employee retirement contribution. (K. Chew/P. Standley)

15. Adopt a Resolution accepting the O'Hara and Lone Tree landscape improvements in the common area for Steeplechase LLD, Subdivision No. 8674, located west of O’Hara Avenue between Neroly Road and Lone Tree Way by Richmond American Homes of California, Inc. (C. Bronzan/R. Stromgren/L. Stadlbauer)

16. Adopt a Resolution accepting the work performed by Carrier Corporation Inc. for the Aquatic Complex Improvements Project, CIP Project No. 352-52403, and directing the City Clerk to file a Notice of Completion with County Recorder. (C.Bronzan/M. Azamey)

17. (1) Adopt a Resolution adopting a Mitigated Negative Declaration; and (2) Adopt Resolution approving the appeal of and approving an amendment to the 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 located at the southwest corner of the intersection of Griffith Lane and Balfour Road. (C. McCann/D. Hill)

18. Waive second reading and adopt Ordinance No. 859 for a Rezone (RZ 07-02) to add Chapter 17.740, Residential Condominium Conversions, to the Brentwood Municipal Code establishing criteria for condominium conversions of all multi-family residential projects with five (5) and more units within the City limits. (C. McCann/D. Hill)

Redevelopment Agency Consent Items:

19. Approve warrants from Warrant lists dated April 23, 2008; April 30, 2008 and May 07, 2008. (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.

20. Adopt a resolution 1) Adopting the Negative Declaration and 2) Adopting the 2008/09-2012/13 Capital Improvement Program. (P. Ehler/K. Breen)


21. Accept Management Partners Affordable Housing Obligations and Options Assessment Report; and authorize staff to begin pursuing Recommendations 1 through 7, or recommendations formulated by the Council, to promote financial sustainability of the City’s Housing Administration Fund to continue its purpose to manage and oversee the programs and projects authorized by City’s Affordable Housing Ordinance. (C. McCann/G. Rozenski)

22. Informational report on the process of detaching from Contra Costa Fire District and Annexing to Contra Costa Fire Protection District for providing service to the City of Brentwood. (D. Landeros)

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.


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).


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 May 22, 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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