Laura M. Hoffmeister, Mayor
Edi E. Birsan, Vice Mayor
Ronald E. Leone
Carlyn S. Obringer
Civic Center
1950 Parkside Drive
Concord, CA 94519

City of Concord California

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

Tuesday, January 24, 2017
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.

    Roll Call
    Pledge to the Flag - Councilmember Leone

    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. If Public Comment goes longer than 15 minutes, the Mayor may continue Public Comment to the end of the meeting.

    1. Presentation - to Pablo Fajre, CEO/Founder, and Laura McCormick, Communications Director, World Racquetball Tour, proclaiming January 26 - 29, 2017 "World Racquetball Tour's West Coast Championship Days" in the City of Concord. Introduction by Mayor Hoffmeister.


    1. Receiving - the Quarterly Treasurer's Report for the period October 1 - December 31, 2016. (No Fiscal Impact) Recommended by the City Treasurer.

    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 - award of contract for the replacement of the Newhall Park pump system as Phase 2 of Project No. 2242- components at 4 park locations in the amount of $85,250 to Kvilhaug Drilling and Pump; and authorizing the City Manager to execute the contract in a form acceptable to the City Attorney. (Measure WW Funds) Recommended by the Director of Public Works.

      This project qualifies for a Categorical Exemption pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act Guidelines Sections 15301 - Existing Facilities, 15302 - Replacement or Reconstruction, and 15304 - Minor Alterations to Land because it involves the replacement of an existing pump system and related installation work.
    2. Considering - adoption of Resolution No. 17-1 to accept funding under the California Beverage Container Recycling and Litter Abatement City/County Payment Program and allocate this funding to litter abatement activities. Recommended by the Director of Public Works.
    3. Considering - adoption of Resolution No. 17-4735.1 approving a Side Letter Agreement between the City of Concord and the Concord Police Managers' Representation Unit eliminating the $2,000 employer contribution to the Flexible Spending Account and providing in lieu an annual $2,000 (flat dollar) employer contribution to the 401K Deferred Compensation Plan. Recommended by the Director of Human Resources.
    4. Considering - approval of a disposition process change for the Town Center II Site (bounded by Galindo Street, Concord Boulevard, Clayton Road and Mira Vista) held by the City for future development as recommended by the City Council Committee on Policy Development and Internal Operations. Recommended by the Director of Community and Economic Development.
    5. Considering - adoption of Local Reuse Authority Resolution No. 17-15 (amending Local Reuse Authority Resolution No. 16-14 establishing a Community Advisory Committee) in order to ratify the addition of Daniel C. Helix as an emeritus voting member of the Concord Naval Weapons Station Reuse Project Community Advisory Committee (CAC.) Recommended by the City Clerk.

    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 - selection of candidates to interview for City Council Vacancy. Report by Joelle Fockler, City Clerk.

    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. Considering adoption of Resolution No. 17-5 approving the Addendum to the 2012 Supplemental Environmental Impact Report (SEIR) and introduction of Ordinance No. 17-425.1 amending Concord Municipal Code, Title 18, Development Code, Chapter 18.50.010(B) (Purpose - IBP Business Park) to change the land use and Zoning Map designation from Office Business Park (OBP) to Industrial Business Park (IBP) for six parcels (APNs 159-040-021-2, 159-040-024-6, 159-040-037-8, 159-040-038-6, 159-040-039-4, 159-040-095-6), located west of Port Chicago Highway and north of Bates Avenue by reading of the title only and waiving further reading. Report by Jerry Hittleman, Contract Senior Planner.

    Correspondence received at the City Council meeting will be listed here on the Annotated Agenda.
    1. Proclamation - Kiwanis Officer of the Year Summer Galer

    Closed Session Announcements
    City Manager or Staff Reports
    Council Reports


Next Meeting: Special Meeting
Date: 1/31/2017 - 6:30 PM.

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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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