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 12, 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.


  1. OPENING
    Roll Call
    Pledge to the Flag - Councilmember Hoffmeister

  2. 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.

  3. PRESENTATIONS

  4. ANNOUNCEMENTS

  5. TREASURER'S REPORT
    1. Receiving - the Quarterly Treasurer's Report for the period January 1 - March 31, 2018. (No Fiscal Impact) Report by City Treasurer Patti Barsotti.

  6. 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 meeting of April 2, 2018. Recommended by the City Clerk.
    2. Considering - adoption of Ordinance No. 18-3 entitled, "An Ordinance Amending the Municipal Code and Development Code to Establish a Commercial Cannabis Overlay District, Associated Development Standards, and a Licensing Framework for Cannabis Manufacturing, Cannabis Testing Laboratories, and Cannabis Distribution." Ordinance No. 18-3 was introduced on April 10, 2018, by reading of the title only and waiving further reading. Recommended by the City Clerk.

      CEQA: Not a project under Public Resources Code 21065, Guidelines Sections 15060(c)(2), 15061(b)(3), or 15378; in the alternative, is Categorically Exempt pursuant to California Environmental Quality Act Guidelines Section 15308 - Actions by Regulatory Agencies for Protection of the Environment.
    3. Considering - adoption of Ordinance No. 18-4 entitled, "An Ordinance Amending Concord Municipal Code Chapter 2.10 (Officers and Employees), Article II (Compensation), Section 2.10.020 (Councilmembers) Increasing Councilmember Compensation by 4 percent, to $1,352 per month, to be Effective after the November 2018 City Council Election." Ordinance No. 18-4 was introduced on May 22, 2018, by reading of the title only and waiving further reading. Recommended by the City Clerk.
    4. Considering - rejection of all bids for the Custodial Services Request for Bid #2398, and directing staff to re-advertise at a later date. Recommended by the Director of Public Works.
    5. Considering - approval of an agreement between Contra Costa County and the City of Concord for the Kirker Pass Road Northbound Truck Lanes Project. Recommended by the Director of Community and Economic Development.

      CEQA: The County is the lead agency pursuant to Public Resources Code Section 21067 and is, therefore, responsible for conducting the appropriate environmental review.
    6. Considering - acceptance of improvements for Citywide Accessibility Improvements #4, Project No. 2376; and directing the City Clerk to file a Notice of Completion. Recommended by the Director of Community and Economic Development.
    7. Considering - adoption of Resolution No. 18-48 approving five easements for five properties for the Commerce Avenue Complete Streets Project, Project No. 2085, and authorizing the City Manager to accept the easements, execute any documents necessary or desirable to effect the easement acquisitions, subject to approval of the City Attorney, and provide the agreed compensation to the property owners. (Measure Q, Measure J) Total compensation to property owners of $8,250.

      CEQA: Categorically exempt pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines Sections 15301 – Existing Facilities, 15302 – Replacement and Reconstruction, and 15304 – Minor Alterations to Land.
    8. Considering - approval of 28 Master Services Agreements (MSAs) for various consultant services for the Community and Economic Development Department; approval of 14 Master Services Agreement Amendments for extensions of time; and authorizing the City Manager to execute the Agreements and Amendments. Recommended by the Director of Community and Economic Development.

      CEQA: Not a project under Guidelines Section 15378.
    9. Considering - a Product and Service Agreement with NOVATime Technology, Inc. for time and attendance software in an amount not to exceed $202,200 (including a 20% contingency) to be funded by the Information Technology Project #2398; and authorizing the City Manager to execute the Agreement. Recommended by the Director of Finance.
    10. Considering - adoption of Resolution No. 18-53 calling for and ordering a General Municipal Election and Specifications of the Election Order for the purpose of electing a total of three members of the City Council to seats in Districts 1, 3, and 5, one member for each district, and the City Treasurer, each for full terms of four years, and requesting and consenting to the consolidation of said General Municipal Election with the General Election to be held on November 6, 2018. Recommended by the City Cler.
    11. Considering - changes to the Regulatory Agreements with Resources for Community Development for Riley Court and Camara Circle Apartments. Recommended by the Director of Community and Economic Development.
    12. Considering - acceptance, appropriation, and expenditure of California 9-1-1 Emergency Communications Branch (CA 9-1-1 Branch) funds in the amount of $399,000 for the replacement of the City's existing 9-1-1 call taking system; and authorizing the City Manager or designee to execute associated agreements, subject to the approval of the City Attorney. Recommended by the Chief of Police.


  7. CITY COUNCIL/LOCAL REUSE AUTHORITY (LRA) CONSIDERATION ITEMS
    The public is entitled to address the City Council/LRA on items appearing on the agenda before or during the City Council's/LRA's consideration of that item. Each speaker will be limited to approximately three minutes.
    1. Considering - approval of the 2018-19 City of Concord Investment Policy. Report by City Treasurer Patti Barsotti.

      CEQA: Not a project under CEQA Guidelines Section 15378(b)(4)
    2. Considering - a letter of support for the acquisition of GoMentum Station Incorporated by the American Automobile Association of Northern California. Report by Guy Bjerke, Director of Community Reuse Planning.


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

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


  10. ADJOURNMENT

Next Meeting: Regular Meeting
Date: 6/26/2018 - 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 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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