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, September 25, 2018
6:00 p.m. Closed Session - Council Chamber. 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. CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL - EXISTING LITIGATION (Government Code Section 54956.9(d)(1)
      Name of case: Darrell Graham v. City of Concord, WCAB Case N. ADJ9172753

  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 - to Carole Woods, League of Women Voters, proclaiming September 25, 2018, as "Voter Registration Day" in the City of Concord. Introduction by Mayor Birsan.

  8. ANNOUNCEMENTS

  9. 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’s/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 - approval of the minutes from the meetings of June 26 and 27, 2018. Recommended by the City Clerk.
    2. Considering - adoption of Ordinance No. 18-8 entitled, "An Ordinance Amending Concord Municipal Code Title 1(General Provisions), Chapter 1.05 (General Provisions), Section 1.05.240 (Adoption of County Animal Control Ordinance)." Ordinance No. 18-8 was introduced on August 28, 2018 by reading of the title only and waiving further reading. Recommended by the City Clerk.

      CEQA: Exempt/not a project per CEQA Guidelines Sections 15060(c), 15061(b)(2) and (3), 15273, 15321, 15378, and Public Resources Code Section 21065.
    3. Considering - acceptance of Improvements for Downtown Concord Bicycle Lane Improvements project, Project No. 2277, Federal Project No. RPSTPL-5135(052); directing the City Clerk to file a Notice of Completion; approval of two construction contract change order in the total amount of $123,749.29; and approval of a related budget transfer of $123,749.29 (Project funded by: Federal Statewide Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) Grant, State Gas Tax, Measure J Local, and Measure Q). Recommended by the Director of Community and Economic Development.
    4. Considering - approval of a Services Agreement with VMI, Inc. in the amount of $110,198.90 for replacement of the audio system, including equipment, installation, and training, at the Concord Senior Center; and authorizing the City Manager to execute the Agreement in a form acceptable to the City Attorney.

      CEQA: Exempt/not a project per CEQA Guidelines Section 15061(b)(3).
    5. Considering - approval of the following (including authorizing the City Manager to execute the agreements in a form acceptable to the City Attorney): (1) Agreement for Professional Services with Pavement Engineering Inc. in the amount of $198,495 to provide design engineering and related services for the Citywide Pothole & Base Repair Project FY 2018-2020 (Project No. 2453), and Citywide Arterial & Collector Maintenance Project (Project No. 2458); (2) Agreement for Professional Services with Pavement Engineering Inc. in the amount of $79,590 to provide design engineering and related services for Denkinger Road Pavement Rehabilitation (Project No. 2459); (3) Agreement for Professional Services with Pavement Engineering Inc. in the amount of $349,640 to provide design engineering and related services for Pavement Maintenance - Zone 3 (Project No. 2443) and Pavement Maintenance - Zone 4 (Project No. 2444); and (4) approve a related budget transfer of $200,000 to Project No. 2458 (from Pavement Repair - Zone 4 Project No. 2452). Recommended by the Director of Community and Economic Development.

      CEQA: Not a project/exempt per CEQA Guidelines Section 15060 (c)(2), 15378 and/or 15061 (b)(3).
    6. Receiving - update on City Council Ad Hoc Committees. Recommended by the City Clerk.



      LOCAL REUSE AUTHORITY CONSENT CALENDAR

    7. Considering - adoption of Local Reuse Authority (LRA) Resolution No. 18-21 appointing Edward Del Beccaro to the Campus District Blue Ribbon Committee for the Campus District Visioning Project at the Former Concord Naval Weapons Station. Recommended by the Director of Reuse Planning.


  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 selection of the preferred master developer to begin formal negotiations for the acquisition and development of the former 58 acre United States Coast Guard property. Report by John Montagh, Economic Development Manager.

      CEQA: Not a project/exempt per CEQA Guidelines Sections 15060(c)(2), 15389 and/or 15061(b)(3).


  11. CORRESPONDENCE
    Correspondence received at the City Council meeting will be listed here on the Annotated Agenda.
    1. September 11, 2018, letter to Governor Brown Re; AB 2923 (Chiu) San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit: TOD Request to Veto.


  12. REPORTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
    1. Closed Session Announcements
    2. City Manager or Staff Reports
    3. Council Reports


  13. ADJOURNMENT

Next Meeting: Regular Meeting
Date: 10/2/2018 - 6:30 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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