COUNCILMEMBERS
Laura M. Hoffmeister, Mayor
Ronald E. Leone, Vice Mayor
Edi E. Birsan
Timothy S. Grayson
Daniel C. Helix
Civic Center
1950 Parkside Drive
Concord, CA 94519
www.cityofconcord.org

City of Concord California

Special Meeting of the Concord City Council



Tuesday, May 31, 2016
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 Birsan.

  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. 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 March 29, 2016. (No Fiscal Impact) Recommended by the City Clerk.
    2. Considering - award of contract to Mission Valley Ford Truck Sale of San Jose in the amount of $21,572 for one diesel front-mounted riding lawn mower. (Annual Vehicle Replacement Fund) Recommended by the Director of Public Works.
    3. Considering - approval of the City of Concord FY2016-17 Investment Policy. Recommended by the Director of Finance.
    4. Accepting - the improvements for Farm Bureau Road Safe Routes to School Improvements - Willow Pass Road to Wren Avenue, Project No. 2251, constructed by Graniterock Construction and directing the City Clerk to file a Notice of Completion, approving construction contract change orders in the amount of $51,208.25 and a budget transfer in the amount of $30,000 for the construction contract, approving an amendment to the Project Management Contract with Swinerton Management & Consulting in the amount of $18,840, and authorizing the City Manager to execute the amendment. (Safe Routes to School Grant, Measure J, OSIP, IT Operations, and Gas Tax Funds) Recommended by the Director of Community and Economic Development.
    5. Accepting - the improvements for Citywide Sewer Lateral Replacement Program, Project No. 2244, constructed by Overmiller, Inc., dba Roto-Rooter of Concord, and directing the City Clerk to file a Notice of Completion. Recommended by the Director of Public Works.
    6. Accepting - the improvements for Citywide Bridge Repair Program - Group 1 Bridges, Project No. 2342, and directing the City Clerk to file a Notice of Completion. Recommended by the Director of Community and Economic Development.

  6. CITY COUNCIL CONSIDERATION 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. Status Update - on the Downtown Corridors Plan. Report by Joan Ryan, Senior Planner.
    2. Status Update - on the Council Committee on Early California Architectural Review on 30% Todos Santos Design Guidelines. Report by Afshan Hamid, Associate Planner.

  7. CORRESPONDENCE
    Correspondence received at the City Council meeting will be listed here on the Annotated Agenda.
  8. REPORTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
    Closed Session Announcements
    City Manager or Staff Reports
    Council Reports
  9. ADJOURNMENT

Next Meeting: Regular Meeting
Date: 6/7/2016 - 6:30 p.m.


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Committee Chair/Member Meeting Time
Housing and Economic Development Leone/Helix 4th Monday, 5:30 pm, Garden Conference Room
Infrastructure and Franchise Helix/Birsan 2nd Monday, 5:30 pm, Garden Conference Room
Policy Development and Internal Operations Hoffmeister/Leone 2nd Thursday, 5:30 pm, Garden Conference Room
Recreation, Cultural Affairs and Community Services Grayson/Hoffmeister 3rd Wednesday, 5:30 pm, City Manager's Conference Room
Youth and Education Birsan/Grayson 3rd Monday, 5:30 pm, Garden Conference Room
 
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