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

City of Concord California

Regular Meeting of the Concord City Council/City Council Sitting as the Local Reuse Authority



Tuesday, August 14, 2018
6:30 p.m. Open Session - Council Chamber. 1950 Parkside Drive



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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.


  1. OPENING
    Roll Call
    Pledge to the Flag - Vice Mayor Obringer

  2. 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.

  3. PRESENTATIONS
    1. Presentation - by Pete Parkinson, AICP, President of the American Planning Association, California Chapter, to the City of Concord of the "Great Places in California Award." Introduction by Andrea Ouse, Director of Community and Economic Development.
    2. Presentation - of the proceeds from the Mayor's Cup Golf Tournament held May 11, 2018, to Chante Richardson and Jessica Lawler, Friends of the Library; and Wendy Jones, First Tee. Presentation by Mayor Birsan.
    3. Presentation - by Elaine Schroth, Executive Director, Visit Concord, on Visit Concord's activities. Introduction by Andrea Ouse, Director of Community and Economic Development.

  4. ANNOUNCEMENTS

  5. CITY COUNCIL/LOCAL REUSE AUTHORITY (LRA) CONSENT CALENDAR
    The public is entitled to address the City Council/LRA on items appearing on the Consent Calendar before or during the City Council/LRA's consideration of the Consent Calendar. Adoption of the Consent Calendar may be made by one motion of the City Council/LRA, 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.

    CITY COUNCIL CONSENT CALENDAR

    1. Considering - adoption of Ordinance No. 18-5 entitled, "An Ordinance of the City Council of the City of Concord Amending the Municipal Code to Establish Chapter 8.17 Food and Beverage Service Ware Regulations." Ordinance No. 18-5 was introduced on June 26, 2018. Recommended by the City Clerk.
    2. Considering - rejection of all bids submitted for the Diamond Boulevard Pavement Rehabilitation (Project No. 2422); and directing staff to re-advertise the project for bids. Recommended by the Director of Community and Economic Development.
    3. Considering - approval of an Agreement for Professional Services with Harris & Associates, Inc. in the amount of $174,423 to provide design engineering and related services for the Oak Grove Road Pavement Rehabilitation Phase 2 (Project No. 2423); and authorizing the City Manager to execute the agreement in a form acceptable to the City Attorney. Recommended by the Director of Community and Economic Development.
    4. Considering - adoption of Resolution No. 18-57 approving a contract with Contra Costa County authorizing the acceptance and appropriation of State AB 109 (Public Safety Realignment Act) funds in the amount of $141,149 to partially offset the cost of one existing police officer to provide coordinated support of AB 109 law enforcement activities, and authorizing and directing the City Manager to execute the related contract. Recommended by the Chief of Police.
    5. Considering - award of contract to Valentine Corporation in the amount of $307,305.90 for the Holbrook Creek Bank Stabilization Project No. 2428, and authorizing the City Manager to execute a contract in a form acceptable to the City Attorney. (General Fund Capital Project Appropriations) Recommended by the Director of Public Works.

      CEQA: Exempt under CEQA Guidelines Section 15304, 15307, 15308, and/or 15333.
    6. Considering - approval of Construction Change Order No. 1 in the total amount of $22,600; authorizing a budget transfer of $30,000 for the Willow Pass Park Restroom and Concession Facility Replacement - Field 1 (Project No. 2334); and authorizing staff to use project contingency funds for contract change orders within staff's authority for the various project contracts: building procurement, utility relocation, and site work. (General Fund, Measure Q, and Capital Improvement Program Funds) Recommended by the Director of Community and Economic Development.

      LOCAL REUSE AUTHORITY CONSENT CALENDAR

    7. Considering - approval of an Agreement for Professional Services with HR&A Advisors, Inc. (HR&A) in an amount not to exceed $151,500 for specialized real estate and financial advice related to the Concord Reuse Project at the Concord Naval Weapons Station; and authorizing the Executive Director of the Local Reuse Authority to execute the agreement, in a form acceptable to the City Attorney. (Funding will be provided by the Master Developer and a loan to the LRA from the City) Recommended by the Director of Community Reuse Planning.
    8. Considering - approval of an Agreement for Professional Services with Fieldman Rolapp & Associates (Fieldman) in an amount not to exceed $14,975 providing municipal financial advisory services for the Concord Reuse Project at the former Concord Naval Weapons Station (CNWS); and authorizing the Executive Director of the Local Reuse Authority to execute the agreement in a form acceptable to the City Attorney. (Funding will be provided by the Master Developer and a Loan to the Local Reuse Authority from the City) Recommended by the Director of Community Reuse Planning.
    9. Considering - approval of an Agreement for Professional Services with H. T. Harvey & Associates (HTH) in an amount not to exceed $335,250 associated with preparation of site wide permits for sensitive habitat and species on the Concord Naval Weapons Station and assistance with the California Environmental Quality Act assessment of the Specific Plan; and authorizing the Executive Director of the LRA to execute the agreement, subject to approval of the City Attorney. (Funding provided by the Master Developer) Recommended by the Director of Community Reuse Planning.


  6. CORRESPONDENCE
    Correspondence received at the City Council meeting will be listed here on the Annotated Agenda.
    1. July 27, 2018, Letter to Senator Anthony Portantino re: AB 2923 (Chiu/Grayson) San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit: Notice of Opposition
    2. August 2, 2018, Letter to Lori Ajax, Chief, Bureau of Cannabis Control re: Bureau of Cannabis Control Proposed Regulations - July 2018


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


  8. ADJOURNMENT

Next Meeting: Special Meeting
Date: 8/22/2018 - 6:00 PM.


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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.

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