Laura M. Hoffmeister, Mayor
Ronald E. Leone, Vice Mayor
Edi E. Birsan
Timothy S. Grayson
Daniel C. Helix
1950 Parkside Drive
Concord, CA 94519
Regular Meeting of the Concord City Council
Tuesday, October 11, 2016
6:30 p.m. Open Session. Council Chamber. 1950 Parkside Drive
Information for the public on participation at Council meetings can be found on the back of the Speaker Identification Card located near the Council Chamber entrance. Should you have any questions after consulting the Speaker Identification Card, please contact the City Clerk prior to the Council meeting.
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.
Pledge to the Flag - Vice Mayor Leone
- PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD
This is a fifteen minute Public Comment Period for items within the City Council's subject matter jurisdiction that are not on this agenda. 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.
- Presentation - by Samantha Caygill, East Bay Division, League of California Cities, presenting the City of Concord with the 2016 Helen Putnam CCS Partnership Intergovernmental Collaboration Award for the Central Family Justice Center. Introduction by Mayor Hoffmeister.
- Presentation - by Kimberli Buckley, Concord Library Senior Community Library Manager, on the Concord Library Refresh. Introduction by Mayor Hoffmeister.
- Presentation - by John Montagh, Economic Development and Housing Manager, on Visit Concord: Tourism Improvement District Annual Report. Introduction by Mayor Hoffmeister..
- CITY COUNCIL CONSENT CALENDAR
The public is entitled to address the City Council on items appearing on the Consent Calendar before or during the City Council's consideration of the 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.
- Considering - approval of the minutes from the meetings of May 11, 24, and 31, 2016. Recommended by the City Clerk.
- Considering - award of purchase of two 2017 Ford F-250 Utility Trucks to Future Ford of Concord in the amount of $53,296.32. (Annual Vehicle Replacement Fund) Recommended by the Director of Public Works.
- Considering - contract term extension with the Contra Costa Horsemen's Association for the lease of two parcels of real property located on Grant Street, for a period of one year. Recommended by the Director of Public Works.
- Considering - rejection of all bids for the Mount Diablo Street and Colfax Street Sidewalk Replacement Project, Project No. 2374; and directing staff to re-advertise at a later date. (Funded by Downtown Landscape Maintenance District Funds) Recommended by the Director of Public Works.
- Considering - adoption of Resolution No. 16-80 accepting grant funding from the California Office of Traffic Safety for Select Traffic Enforcement in the amount of $200,000, and allocating the funds to the City's Selective Traffic Enforcement program. Recommended by the Chief of Police.
- Considering - adoption of Resolution No. 16-79 accepting funds in the amount of $986,770.22 from the Mt. Diablo Unified School District for School Resource Officers; and authorizing the City Manager to execute an agreement defining the provision and funding of School Resource Officers in a form acceptable to the City Attorney. Recommended by the Chief of Police.
- Considering - approval of the purchase of TASER protection devices and warranties from TASER International in the amount of $114,012.28 to replace and upgrade current aging inventory. (General Fund) Recommended by the Chief of Police.
- Considering - designation of Council's Housing & Economic Development Committee for appeals of staff determination that a design modification to the approved Veranda Shopping Center project is major. Recommended by the Director of Community and Economic Development.
- Considering - approval of the purchase of NetApp Storage Solution in the amount of $483,154.56; and authorizing the City Manager to execute the agreement, subject to the approval of the City Attorney. (Computer Replacement Fund) Recommended by the Director of Information Technology.
- CITY COUNCIL PUBLIC HEARING
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 level for discussion and action. Further comment from the audience will not be received unless requested by the Council. No public hearing shall commence after 10 p.m. unless approved by majority vote of the City Council.
- Considering - adoption of Resolution No. 16-70 authorizing the sale of an unused 4,324-square foot portion of City-owned property located at 4050 Port Chicago Highway (APN: 100-370-013) to Pacific Ranch Investments for an appraised value of $17,300. Report by Brian Nunnally, Economic Development Manager.
- Considering - the introduction of Ordinance No. 16-7 amending Concord Municipal Code Title 2 regarding the Board of Appeals, Title 8 regarding Construction and Demolition Waste Recycling, and Title 15 to include the 2016 State Regulatory Building Codes. Report by Ryan Pursley, Plan Check Engineer.
This project qualifies for a Categorical Exemption pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act Guidelines Section 15061(b)(3) because it can be seen with certainty that there is no possibility that the activity in question may have a significant effect on the environment.
Correspondence received at the City Council meeting will be listed here on the Annotated Agenda.
- REPORTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
Closed Session Announcements
City Manager or Staff Reports
Next Meeting: Regular Meeting
Date: October 25, 2016 - 6:30 p.m.
ADA NOTICE AND HEARING IMPAIRED PROVISIONS - The Council Chamber is equipped with Easy Listener Sound Amplifier units for use by the hearing impaired. The units operate in conjunction with the Chamber's sound system. You may request the Easy Listener Phonic Ear Personal Sound Amplifier from the City Clerk for personal use during Council meetings.
In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and California Law, it is the policy of the City of Concord to offer its public programs, services and meetings in a manner that is readily accessible to everyone, including those with disabilities. If you are disabled and require a copy of a public hearing notice, or an agenda and/or agenda packet in an appropriate alternative format; or if you require other accommodation, please contact the ADA Coordinator at (925) 671-3021, at least five days in advance of the hearing. Advance notification within this guideline will enable the City to make reasonable arrangements to ensure accessibility.
|Housing and Economic Development||Leone/Helix||4th Monday, 5:30 pm, Garden Conference Room|
|Infrastructure and Franchise||Helix/Birsan||2nd Monday, 5:30 pm, Garden Conference Room|
|Policy Development and Internal Operations||Hoffmeister/Leone||2nd Thursday, 5:30 pm, Garden Conference Room|
|Recreation, Cultural Affairs and Community Services||Grayson/Hoffmeister||3rd Wednesday, 5:30 pm, City Manager's Conference Room|
|Youth and Education||Birsan/Grayson||3rd Monday, 5:30 pm, Garden Conference Room|