COUNCILMEMBERS
Laura M. Hoffmeister, Mayor
Edi E. Birsan, Vice Mayor
Ronald E. Leone
Timothy A. McGallian
Carlyn S. Obringer
Civic Center
1950 Parkside Drive
Concord, CA 94519
www.cityofconcord.org

City of Concord California

Regular Meeting of the Concord City Council



Tuesday, February 7, 2017
6:00 p.m. Closed Session - City Council Conference Room, Wing A. 1950 Parkside Drive
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.


CLOSED SESSION

  1. OPENING
    Roll Call
  2. PUBLIC COMMENT

  3. CLOSED SESSION
    1. PUBLIC EMPLOYEE APPOINTMENT pursuant to Government Code Section 54957(b)(1)
      Title: Assistant City Manager

  4. RECESS TO OPEN SESSION

  5. OPENING
    Roll Call
    Pledge to the Flag - Councilmember McGallian

  6. 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.

  7. PRESENTATIONS
    1. Presentation - by Guy Bjerke, Director, Community Reuse Planning, on the status of the Community Reuse Project. Introduction by Mayor Hoffmeister.

  8. ANNOUNCEMENTS

  9. TREASURER'S REPORT

  10. 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.

    1. Considering - approval of the minutes from the meetings of January 10 and 24, 2017. Recommended by the City Clerk.
    2. Considering - award of a construction contract in the amount of $342,203 to Rosas Brothers Construction of Oakland for the Citywide Accessibility Improvements No.3, Project No. 2357; approve a related budget transfer; and authorize staff to utilize the available project contingency for contract change orders up to 10% of the contract amount. (Community Development Block Grant, Measure J Funds) Recommended by the Director of Community and Economic Development.

      The project qualifies for a Categorical Exclusion pursuant to National Environmental Protection Act (NEPA) Section 24 CFR 58.35(a)(2) and a Categorical Exemption pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines Sections 15301 – Existing Facilities and 15302 – Replacement or Reconstruction.
    3. Considering - acceptance of improvements for the Bailey Road Pothole Repair Project and directing the City Clerk to file a Notice of Completion. Recommended by the Director of Public Works.
    4. Considering - acceptance of Improvements for Measure Q Pavement Project 3 – Walters Way and Detroit Ave/Monument Blvd Intersection, Project No. 2362, and direct the City Clerk to file a Notice of Completion. Recommended by the Director of Community and Economic Development.
    5. Considering - award of purchase of three 2017 Ford Utility Police Interceptors to Future Ford of Concord in the amount of $82,224.42 (Annual Vehicle Replacement Fund) Recommended by the Director of Public Works.


  11. CITY COUNCIL CONSIDERATION 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.
    1. Receiving - a report and providing feedback to staff on the proposed scope of work for developing a Long Range Plan to Finance City Services. Report by Brian Moura, Special Advisor.
    2. Considering - adoption of the Final Draft Todos Santos Design Guidelines. Report by Afshan Hamid, Senior Planner.

      The adoption of design guidelines does not constitute a “project” under CEQA (Guidelines Sections 15060(c), 15378 and Public Resources Code Section 21065), and does not include any new significant environmental effects or changes which would require further review to the Addendum to the SEIR, previously approved in 2014 (Guidelines Section 15162 and Public Resources Code Section 21166.).


  12. CORRESPONDENCE
    Correspondence received at the City Council meeting will be listed here on the Annotated Agenda.

  13. REPORTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
    Closed Session Announcements
    City Manager or Staff Reports
    Council Reports

  14. ADJOURNMENT

Next Meeting: Regular Meeting
Date: 2/14/2017 - 6:30 p.m.


ADA NOTICE AND HEARING IMPAIRED PROVISIONS - The Council Chamber is equipped with a T-Coil Hearing Loop. This system allows "T" coil reception of the audio proceedings. Please switch your hearing aid or cochlear device to the "T", "T" Coil or telephone position. If you would like better audio reception, a loop receiver that picks up the audio loop is available from the City Clerk.

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) 671-3031, 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.

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.

Committee Chair/Member Meeting Time
Policy Development & Internal Operations Hoffmeister/Birsan 2nd Wednesday at 6:00 pm
Housing & Economic Development Leone/Obringer 4th Monday at 5:30 pm
Infrastructure & Franchise Birsan/Hoffmeister 2nd Monday at 6:00 pm
Recreation, Cultural Affairs & Community Services Obringer/McGallian 3rd Wednesday at 5:30 pm
Youth & Education McGallian/Leone 3rd Monday at 5:30 pm
 
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