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, June 5, 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: Michele Ligouri v. City of Concord, WCAB Case No. ADJ9773810

  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 Nicole Howell, Executive Director, Long term Care Ombudsman for Contra Costa and Solano Counties, and Brian Hayes, Adult Protective Services (APS), proclaiming June 2018 "Elder and Dependent Adult Abuse Awareness Month" in the City of Concord. Introduction by Mayor Birsan.
    2. Presentation - by Contra Costa Water District Director Ernesto Avila on Contra Costa Water District Projects and Activities. Introduction by Mayor Birsan.
    3. Presentation - to Wendy Gutshall, Director, Public and Government Affairs; Shane Ryan, District Manager; and John Lavasse, Store Director, Safeway, for its cooperation and investments concerning the Downtown Concord store. Introduction by John Montagh, Economic Development Manager.

  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 - award of contract to Graham Contractors, Inc. in the amount of $1,958,000 for the 2018 Citywide Residential Pavement Maintenance Project No. 2434, authorizing transfer of funds from the Pavement Maintenance Program PJ No. 2157 holding account, and authorizing the City Manager to execute the contract in a form acceptable to the City Attorney (Residual General Funds appropriated at mid-year for roadway maintenance) Recommended by the Director of Community and Economic Development.

      CEQA: Exempt under CEQA Guidelines Sections 15301, 15302, and 15304.
    2. Considering - (1) rejection of all bids for Measure Q Maintenance Project #7 (Project No. 2378) and directing staff to re-advertise the project for bids; and (2) award of an Agreement for Professional Services in the amount of $211,957.60 with Ghirardelli Associates for constructability review, construction management, inspection, and materials testing services for the project; and authorizing the City Manager to execute the agreement in a form acceptable to the City Attorney. (Funded by Measure Q Lease Revenue Funds) Recommended by the Director of Community and Economic Development.

      CEQA: Not a project/exempt under CEQA Guidelines Sections 15060(c)(2), 15378, and 15061(b)(3).
    3. Considering - (1) rejection of the sole bid for Measure Q Repair Project #8 (Project No. 2379) and directing staff to re-advertise the project for bids; and (2) award of an Agreement for Professional Services in the amount of $142,027.50 with Park Engineering, Inc. for constructability review, construction management, inspection, and materials testing services for the project; and authorizing the City Manager to execute the agreement, in a form acceptable to the City Attorney. (Funded by Measure Q Lease Revenue Funds) Recommended by the Director of Community and Economic Development.

      CEQA: Not a project/exempt under CEQA Guidelines Sections 15060(c)(2), 15378, and 15061(b)(3).
    4. Considering - award of purchase of five 2018 Ford Utility Police Interceptors to Towne Ford in the amount of $135,975. (Annual Vehicle Replacement Fund) Recommended by the Director of Public Works.


    5. LOCAL REUSE AUTHORITY CONSENT CALENDAR

    6. Considering - approval of an amendment to an Agreement for Professional Services increasing the not to exceed amount by $68,800 for a total contract amount of $157,800 and extending the term of the agreement to June 30, 2019 with Towill, Inc. to provide land surveying services related to the Area Plan for the former Concord Naval Weapons Station; and authorize the Executive Director of the Local Reuse Authority to execute the agreement, subject to approval from the City Attorney. (Funding has been provided by a loan to the Local Reuse Authority (LRA) from the City). Recommended by the Director of Local 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 - appointment to fill one unscheduled vacancy on the Concord Pavilion Community Outreach Committee. Report by Joelle Fockler, City Clerk.


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

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


  13. ADJOURNMENT

Next Meeting: Special Meeting
Date: 6/6/2018 - 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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