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REGULAR MEETING OF THE CONCORD CITY COUNCIL/CITY COUNCIL SITTING AS THE LOCAL REUSE AUTHORITY

Tuesday, July 7, 2015
6:30 p.m.
City Council Chamber
1950 Parkside Drive, Concord, CA




ROLL CALL

PLEDGE TO THE FLAG - Councilmember Helix

PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD

  1. PRESENTATIONS
    1. Presentations - to PG&E Government Relations Manager Tom Guarino proclaiming July 2015 as "National Safe Digging Month." Introduction by Mayor Grayson..
    2. Presentations - by Tom Guarino, PG&E Government Relations Manager, on the PG&E Pipeline Project "Coming off Pause." Introduction by Mayor Grayson.
    3. Presentations - by Tom Dalziel, Contra Costa County Clean Water Coordinator, on the Municipal Regional Stormwater Permit. Introduction by Mayor Grayson.
  2. ANNOUNCEMENTS

    CITY COUNCIL MATTERS

  3. CITY COUNCIL CONSENT ITEMS:
    1. Approving - the minutes from the meeting of June 9, 2015. (No Fiscal Impact) Recommended by the City Clerk.
    2. Authorizing - the write-off of the uncollectible accounts receivable in the amount of $231,228 effective June 30, 2015. (General Funds, CIP, Sewer Fund) Recommended by the Director of Finance.
    3. Awarding - a construction contract in the amount of $99,592 to Rosas Brothers Construction of Oakland for Cowell Road Safety Improvements (Project No. 2314); and approving a related budget transfer in the amount of $50,000. (Measure J, TDA Grant) Recommended by the Director of Community and Economic Development.
    4. Awarding - a construction contract in the amount of $640,000 to Bay Line Cutting and Coring, Inc. of Berkeley; approving a professional services agreement with Park Engineering of Orinda in the amount of $73,750.55 for construction management services for the Citywide Bridge Repair Program - Group 1 Bridges Construction Project No. CIP-1601; and authorizing the City Manager to execute the agreements. (Bridge Preventative Maintenance Program Grant and General Funds) Recommended by the Director of Communitiy and Economic Development.
    5. Authorizing - the expenditure of FY 2015-16 funds for maintenance support agreements to support the programs and applications used by the City; and authorizing the Director of Information Technology to execute any supporting documents. (General Funds) Recommended by the Director of Information Technology.

      SYSTEMMANUFACTURER/SUPPLIERTERMAMOUNT
      Accela AutomationAccela Government Software12/21/15-12/20/16 43,052.37
      HR/Finance SystemInfor (name change from Lawson)07/01/15-06/30/16110,200.33
      SmartNet MaintenanceCisco/Quest7/1/15-6/30/1669,993.13
      East Bay Regional Communications SystemEBRCSA - JPA07/01/15-06/30/16185,280.00
      ACCJIN (Criminal Justice System)Contra Costa CountyFY 2014/201515,248.93
      ARIES (Sheriff's Office Info Exchange)Contra Costa CountyFY 2014/201533,400.00
      CLETS (maintenance)Contra Costa CountyFY 2013/20141,800.00
      CLETS (level II software access)Contra Costa CountyFY 2013/20147,674.81
      Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD)TriTech08/01/15-08/01/16119,186.02
      $585,835.59
    6. Awarding - a construction contract in the amount of $584,105 to J-Walt Construction of Woodland; waiving minor bid irregularities; approving a professional services agreement with Swinerton Management and Consulting of Concord in the amount of $57,205 for construction management services for Centre Concord Moveable Walls and Coverings (Project No. 2182); and authorizing the City Manager to execute the agreements. (Building Maintenance, CDBG & General Funds) Recommended by the Director of Community and Economic Development.
    7. Approving - the first amendment to lease agreement with the First 5 Contra Costa Children and Families Commission for the use of the Monument Community First 5 Center; and authorizing the City Manager to execute the amendment. (Rental Income) Recommended by the Director of Parks and Recreation.
    8. Approving - amendment to lease agreement with Monument Impact for the use of the Keller House; and authorizing the City Manager to execute the amendment. (Rental Income) Recommended by the Director of Parks and Recreation.
    9. Authorizing - the application for 2015-16 CalRecycle Used Oil Payment Program Funding; and authorizing the Director of Public Works, or his designee, to execute all necessary documents. Resolution No. 15-46 for adoption. Recommended by the Director of Public Works.
    10. Approving - a professional services agreement with Ben Noble, City and Regional Planning, in the not-to-exceed amount of $100,000 to provide an analysis of the Subdivision Ordinance for compliance with the Development Code and pertinent State and Federal regulations and prepare proposed modifications to update the Subdivision Ordinance (Project No. 2308). (Building Permit Surcharge Fees) Recommended by the Director of Community and Economic Development.
    11. Authorizing -the City of Concord's participation in the SunShares Residential Solar Installation Program. Resolution No. 15-48 for adoption. Recommended by the Director of Community and Economic Development.
    12. Authorizing - the acceptance of the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) grant funding in the amount of $30,526 from the Federal Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program; and appropriating the funds to be used to partially fund two limited service officer trainee positions. Resolution No. 15-47 for adoption. Recommended by the Chief of Police.
    13. Authorizing - the Mayor to sign on behalf of the full City Council a letter of opposition to the tentative order reissuing the Municipal Regional Stormwater Permit (MRP 2.0). (No fiscal impact) Recommended by the Director of Community and Economic Development.
    14. Authorizing - Professional Services Agreement with HdL Coren & Cone for property tax management and audit services in an amount not to exceed $20,000 plus 25 percent of the property tax revenue recovered by the consultant during the agreement period of July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2018; and authorizing the City Manager to execute the agreement. (General Funds) Recommended by the Director of Finance.
  4. CITY COUNCIL CONSIDERATION ITEM:
    1. Consideration - of the appointment of three applicants to serve on the Commission on Aging, each for a term ending June 30, 2019 and seven applicants to the Community Services Commission, three for terms ending June 30, 2017 and four for terms ending June 30, 2019. (No Fiscal Impact) Report by Council Committee on Recreation, Cultural Affairs & Community Service.

      Staff recommendation: Appoint three applicants to serve on the Commission on Aging, each for a term ending June 30, 2019 and seven applicants to the Community Services Commission, three for terms ending June 30, 2017 and four for terms ending June 30, 2019. Staff further recommends the City Clerk announce a new recruitment for five positions on the Concord Pleasant Hill Health Care District.
  5. CITY COUNCIL PUBLIC HEARING:
    1. Consideration - of an amendment to Concord Municipal Code Title 15 (Buildings and Building Regulations), in order to add a new Chapter 15.115 (Solar Energy Systems) to create an expedited, streamlined permitting process for small residential rooftop solar systems as required by Assembly Bill 2188 (Chapter 521, Statutes 2014.) Ordinance No. 15-6 for introduction. Report by Robert Woods, Chief Building Official.

      Staff recommendation: Hear the report, take public testimony and introduce Ordinance No. 15-6 by reading of the title only and waiving further readings.
    2. Consideration - of an Ordinance amending District IMX of the Development Code allowing certain outdoor activities with a Use Permit and amending Table 18.45.020 for consistency. An addendum to the 2012 EIR to the Development Code has been prepared and approved by the Planning Commission with the recommendation it be forwarded to the City Council for adoption. Resolution No. 15-49 for adoption. Ordinance No. 15-5 for introduction.

      Staff recommendation: Hear the report, take public testimony, adopt Resolution No. 15-49 and introduce Ordinance No. 15-5 by reading of the title only and waiving further readings.
    3. This item is continued to a date uncertain to allow staff additional time to review
      Consideration - of an Ordinance amending District WMX of the Development Code deleting certain industrial uses and amending Table 18.45.020 for consistency. An addendum to the 2012 EIR to the Development Code has been prepared an approved by the Planning Commission with the recommendation it be forwarded to the City Council for adoption. Resolution No. 15-50 for adoption. Ordinance No. 15-7 for introduction.

      Staff recommendation: Hear the report, take public testimony, adopt Resolution No. 15-50 and introduce Ordinance No. 15-7 by reading of the title only and waiving further readings.


    CITY COUNCIL SITTING AS THE LOCAL REUSE AUTHORITY

  6. LOCAL REUSE AUTHORITY CONSENT ITEM:
    1. Consideration - of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Contra Costa Transportation Authority (CCTA) and the City of Concord Local Reuse Authority (LRA) on the development and operation of Gomentum Station Connected Vehicles (CV) and Autonomous Vehicle Program (AC) on the former Concord Naval Weapons Station (CNWS).

      Staff recommendation: Hear the report; take public testimony; approve the MOU between CCTA and the City of Concord; and authorize the City Manager to execute the MOU.
  7. CORRESPONDENCE - City Council correspondence not selectively included in the following list is available for inspection during normal business hours by contacting the City Clerk at 671-3390.
  8. PUBLIC COMMENTS ON PRESENTATION ITEMS
  9. CLOSED SESSION REPORTS
  10. COUNCIL AND STAFF REPORTS
  11. ADJOURNMENT

NEXT REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING: 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, July 14, 2015.
PLEASE NOTE LATER STARTING TIME.

Committee Chair/Member Meeting Time
Housing and Economic Development Helix/Leone 4th Monday, 5:30 pm, Garden Conference Room
Infrastructure and Franchise Hoffmeister/Birsan 2nd Monday, 5:30 pm, Garden Conference Room
Policy Development and Internal Operations Grayson/Hoffmeister 2nd Thursday, 5:30 pm, Garden Conference Room
Recreation, Cultural Affairs and Community Services Helix/Grayson 4th Thursday, 5:30 pm, City Manager's Conference Room
Youth and Education Leone/Birsan 3rd Monday, 5:30 pm, Garden Conference Room


Notice to Public

There is a 90-day limit for the filing of a challenge in the Superior Court to certain City administrative decisions and orders which require a hearing by law, the receipt of evidence, and the exercise of discretion. The 90-day limit begins on the date the decision is final (Code of Civil Procedure Section 1094.6). Further, if you challenge an action taken by the City Council in court, you may be limited, by California law, including but not limited to Government Code Section 65009, to raising only those issues you or someone else raised in the public hearing, or in written correspondence delivered to the City Council prior to or at the public hearing. The City Council may be requested to reconsider a decision if the request is made prior to the next City Council meeting, regardless of whether it is a regular or special meeting (Policy and Procedure No. 2, Section 4.24). For information on the next regular or special City Council meeting, please call (925) 671-3495

Agenda Reports: Agenda reports are available for public viewing in a binder on the front staff desk.

Public Comment Period: This is a fifteen-minute Public Comment Periodfor items not on this agenda, and each speaker will be limited to approximately three minutes. State law prohibits the City Council from acting at this meeting on any matter raised during the Public Comment Period.

Agendized Items – The public is entitled to address the City Council on items appearing on the agenda before or during the City Council’s consideration of that item. Each speaker will be limited to approximately three minutes.

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Consent Calendar: Adoption of the Consent Calendar may be made by one motion of the City Council, provided that any Councilmember, individual or organization may request removal of an item from the Consent Calendar for separate consideration. If a request for removal of an item from the Consent Calendar has been received, the Mayor may defer action on the particular item and place the same on the regular agenda for consideration in any order s/he deems appropriate.

Public Hearings: Persons who wish to speak on Public Hearings listed on the agenda will be heard when the public hearing is opened, except on public hearing items previously heard and closed to public comment. After the public has commented, the item is closed to further public comment and brought to the Council/Agency level for discussion and action. Further comment from the audience will not be received unless requested by the Council/Agency. No public hearing shall commence after 10 p.m. unless approved by majority vote of the City Council.

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The following is a list of regular Council Committee meeting dates. Most meetings are held in the Garden Conference Room, 1950 Parkside Drive, Concord. NOTE: Meetings are subject to change or cancellation. For latest information and committee agendas please call 671-3158.

Correspondence received that constitutes a public record under the Public Records Act concerning any matter on this agenda is available for inspection during normal business hours by contacting the City Clerk's office at 1950 Parkside Drive, Wing A, Concord, CA.

Meeting Records: DVDs of most City Council meetings are available for listening or viewing in the City Clerk's office and at the Concord Public Library. Copies of the DVDs may be purchased. Contact the Community Relations Manager at (925) 671-3272 for further information.

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