Please note Open Session Start
Time - 7:00 p.m.


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, January 23, 2018
6:00 p.m. Closed Session - City Council Conference Room. 1950 Parkside Drive
7:00 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. CONFERENCE WITH REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATORS pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.8
      Property: Area within Concord Community Reuse Plan
      Agency negotiators: Valerie Barone, City Manager; Guy Bjerke, Director of Community Reuse Planning
      Negotiating parties: Alan Lee, Department of the Navy
      Under negotiation: Price, Terms of Payment

  4. RECESS TO OPEN SESSION

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

  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

  8. ANNOUNCEMENTS

  9. 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 December 5, and 12, 2017, and January 2, 2018. Recommended by the City Clerk.
    2. Considering - adoption of Resolution No. 18-5 accepting Public Improvements for Tract 9163, Chestnut Grove Subdivision, and releasing the obligation of the bonds posted with the Subdivision Agreement. Recommended by the Director of Community and Economic Development.
    3. Considering - acceptance of Public Improvements for Tract 9383, La Vista Villas Subdivision, and releasing the obligation of the bonds posted with the Subdivision Agreement. Recommended by the Director of Community and Economic Development.
    4. Considering - acceptance of improvements for Citywide Accessibility Improvements #3, Project No. 2357; and directing the City Clerk to file a Notice of Completion. Recommended by the Director of Community and Economic Development.
    5. Considering - $500,000 of additional funding to Eden Housing for the Virginia Lane (1140 & 1121 Virginia Lane) Affordable Housing Rehabilitation Project; and authorize staff to execute all documents necessary to complete this transaction. Recommended by the Director of Community and Economic Development.
    6. Considering - adoption of Resolution No. 18-1 accepting and appropriating grant funding from Kaiser Permanente Community Benefit Program in the amount of $10,000 for Ellis Lake Park Health and Fitness Activities; and authorizing the City Manager to execute the grant agreement. Recommended by the Director of Parks and Recreation.
    7. Considering - adoption of Resolution No. 18-6 approving the Final Map for Subdivision 9305, 1561 Pine Street (Assessor's Parcel Number 128-010-079); approving the Subdivision Improvement Agreement for the subdivision; and authorizing the City Manager to execute the Agreement. Recommended by the Director of Community and Economic Development.
    8. Considering - reappointing Roseanne Nieto as the City of Concord representative on the Contra Costa Transportation Authority - Citizen Advisory Committee. Recommended by the Mayor.
    9. Considering - modifying the review process of the Master Developer selection process for the US Coast Guard site to have the full City Council perform the review, without prior review by the City Council's Housing and Economic Development Committee. Report by John Montagh, Economic Development Manager.


  10. CITY COUNCIL CONSIDERATION ITEM
    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. Considering - the allocation process of the City's Affordable Housing Funds. Report by Laura Simpson, Planning and Housing Manager.
    2. Considering - a proposed work program to address revitalization of key commercial sites. Report by Brian Nunnally, Business Development Manager.

      CEQA: Statutorily exempt under CEQA Guidelines Section 15262 as a project involving only feasibility or planning studies for possible future actions.


  11. 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.
    1. Second public hearing - to receive input from the community on City Council Districts to be established for district-based elections, including input on criteria for boundaries, the number of districts, and a directly elected mayor. Report by Laura Simpson, Planning Manager.


  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: Special Meeting
Date: 2/5/2018 - 6:30 PM


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 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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