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

City of Concord California

Regular Meeting of the Concord City CouncilCouncil/City Council Sitting as the Successor Agency to the Concord Redevelopment Agency

Tuesday, April 24, 2018
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.

    Roll Call
    Pledge to the Flag - Councilmember McGallian

    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.

    1. Presentation - of the Daniel C. Helix Award of Excellence to Sean Cofer, Maintenance Worker II, by Director of Public Works Justin Ezell. Introduction by Mayor Birsan.


    The public is entitled to address the City Council/Successor Agency on items appearing on the Consent Calendar before or during the City Council's/Successor Agency's consideration of the Consent Calendar. Adoption of the Consent Calendar may be made by one motion of the City Council/Successor Agency, 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 Items

    1. Considering - approval of the minutes from the meetings of March 6 and 20, 2018. Recommended by the City Clerk.
    2. Considering - approval of Resolution No. 18-38 supporting the submittal of a grant application to the Contra Costa Transportation Authority, in cooperation with Monument Impact, for funding the operations of the Monument Community Shuttle. Recommended by the Director of Community and Economic Development.
    3. Considering - adoption of Resolution Nos. 18-28, 18-29, 18-30, 18-31, 18-32, 18-33, 18-34, and 18-35 accepting the preliminary Engineer's Reports and ordering improvements in the Downtown Landscape Maintenance District, Pine Hollow Landscape Maintenance District, Landscaping and Lighting Maintenance District No. 3, and the Citywide Street Lighting Assessment District; and setting A Public Hearing For May 22, 2018. Recommended by the Director of Public Works.
    4. Considering - adoption of Resolution No.18-37 adopting a List of Projects for Fiscal Year 2018-19 funded by SB 1: The Road Repair and Accountability Act of 2017 - Oak Grove Road Pavement Rehabilitation - Phase II (Project No. 2423): pavement rehabilitation of Oak Grove Road from Whitman Road to Treat Boulevard; $2 million in RMRA funds. Recommended by the Director of Community and Economic Development.

      CEQA: Not a "project" under CEQA Guidelines 15060(c)(2) and 15378; in the alternative, exempt pursuant to Section 15061(b)(3).
    5. Considering - approval of a Parking License Agreement with Six Flags Concord LLC to allow temporary employee parking within the City of Concord's property located on Waterworld Way for a fee of $875 per month from May through September 2018; and authorizing the City Manager to execute the agreement. Recommended by the Director of Public Works.

      CEQA: Categorically exempt pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Sections 15301 - Existing Facilities, 15303 - New Construction and Small Structures and/or 15305 - Minor Alterations in Land Use Limitations.
    6. Considering - rejection of all bids for the Sanitary Sewer Restoration Service Request for Bid #2396; and directing staff to re-advertise at a later date. (Sewer Operating funds) Recommended by the Director of Public Works.
    7. Considering - a Letter of Understanding between the City of Concord and Teamsters Local Union 856 on the City's decision to contract out landscape maintenance services within street medians and certain small parks; and authorizing the creation of five new positions in the Public Works Department. (Existing Approved General Fund).

      Successor Agency to the Concord Redevelopment Agency Consent Item

    8. Considering - adoption of Successor Agency Resolution No. 18-782S approving an Agreement of Purchase and Sale for $435,000 and Initial Escrow Instructions between the Successor Agency as Seller, and La Pinata of Concord, Inc. as Buyer, for the property located at 1956 Colfax St., Concord, CA (APN 126-074-019); and authorizing the Agency Chair to execute all documents, deeds, and similar instruments needed to complete the transaction in a form acceptable to the City Council.

      CEQA: approving the Purchase and Sale Agreement is not a "Project" as defined by the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to Public Resources Code sections 21065 and 21080 and CEQA Guidelines sections 15352, or 15378.

    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 - approval of the proposed approach for expending an expected $27 million in street repair/rehabilitation funding over the next five years for inclusion in the Five-Year Pavement Expenditure Plan and in FY 2018-19 and FY 2019-20 Capital Improvement Plan. Report by Aldrich Bautista, Associate Civil Engineer.

      CEQA: Not a project under CEQA Guidelines Sections15060(c)(2), 15061(b)(3), 15262, or 15378..
    2. Considering - accomplishments related to the City's Capital Improvement Program over the last year and recommendations regarding a proposed Capital Budget for Fiscal Years 2018-2019 and 2019-2020. Report by Kevin Marstall, Interim City Engineer.

      CEQA: Not a project under CEQA Guidelines Section 15060(c)(2), 15061(b)(3), 15262, or 15378.
    3. Considering - adoption of the Broadband Master Plan and providing implementation direction to staff. Report by Jeff Lewis, Director of Information Technology.

      CEQA: Statutorily exempt pursuant to California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines Section 15262 - Feasibility and Planning Studies.

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

    Closed Session Announcements
    City Manager or Staff Reports
    Council Reports


Next Meeting: Regular Meeting
Date: 5/1/2018 - 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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