Please note - Meeting to be held at the Senior Center, 2727 Parkside Circle. Open Session - 7:00 p.m.

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

Regular Meeting of the Concord City Council



Tuesday, July 26, 2016
5:30 p.m. Closed Session - Concord Senior Center. Dianda Room. 2727 Parkside Circle
7:00 p.m. Open Session - Concord Senior Center. Wisteria Hall. 2727 Parkside Circle



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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.



CLOSED SESSION

  1. OPENING
    Roll Call
  2. PUBLIC COMMENT
  3. CLOSED SESSION
    1. Conference with Labor Negotiators pursuant to Government Code Section 54957.6
      City Negotiators: Valerie Barone, City Manager; and Jovan Grogan, Deputy City Manager; and Jonathan Holtzman, Esq. of Renne, Sloan, Holtzman & Sakai

      Employee Organizations: Administrative, Technical & Clerical Representation Unit and Field & Operations Representation Unit of International Brotherhood of Teamsters Local 856; Professional Representation Unit of OPEIU Local 29; Peace Officer Representation Unit of Concord Police Officers Association and Police Managerial Representation Unit of Police Management Association.

      Unrepresented Units: Executive, Management & Confidential Employees
    2. Conference with Legal Counsel - Existing Litigation
      Government Code Sections 54956.9(a), (d)(1)
      Four Cases:
      a. Name of Case: Julie Flowers v. City of Concord (WCAB No. ADJ7444755)
      b. Name of Case: Tiffiny Leftwich-Barraco v. City of Concord (WCAB No. ADJ8925771)
      c. Name of Case: Matthew Rose v. City of Concord (WCAB No. ADJ9770823)
      d. Name of Case: Cinda Stoddard v. City of Concord (WCAB Nos. ADJ8676633 and ADJ8676635)


  4. RECESS TO OPEN SESSION

  5. OPENING
    Roll Call
    Pledge to the Flag - Vice Mayor Leone.

  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

  8. ANNOUNCEMENTS
    1. Announcing - a recruitment for applicants to the new Community Advisory Committee for the Local Reuse Authority; and setting Friday, September 23, 2016 at 5 p.m. as the deadline for receipt of applications by the City Clerk. Recommended by the City Clerk.

  9. 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 - award of two contracts for the Traffic Signal and Related Improvements at Various Locations Project, Project Nos. 2285 and 2293, Federal-Aid Project No. HSIPCML-5135(043): (1) a construction contract in the amount of $1,724,241 to W. Bradley Electric, Inc. of Novato, CA for installation of traffic signals at three intersections Treat Blvd./San Miguel Rd., Oak Grove Rd./Smith Lane, and Oak Grove Rd./Sierra Rd. and modification to existing traffic signal systems at 10 other signalized intersections; and (2) a Professional Services Agreement with S&C Engineers, Inc. of Oakland, CA in the amount of $164,691 for construction management, inspection and $20,977 of material testing services ($185,668 total); and authorize the City Manager to execute the agreements. (Highway Safety Improvement Program (HSIP), Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality (CMAQ), Measure J; and Gas Tax) Recommended by the Director of Community and Economic Development.

      The Project qualifies for a Categorical Exemption pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act Guidelines Section 15301 - Existing Facilities. The Project has been determined by Caltrans to be categorically excluded as defined by the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) as described in 23 CFR 771.117(c): activity (c)(27).
    2. Considering - a three-year professional services agreement with Public Financial Management Asset Management LLC (PFM) for the management of the City of Concord's investments. (General Fund) Recommended by the Director of Finance.
    3. Considering - award of site construction contract in the amount of $112,600 to Pleasanton Engineering Contractors, Inc. of Pleasanton for Ellis Lake Park Restroom Building, Project No. 2351; authorize staff to utilize the available project contingency for contract change orders up to 10% of the amount of site construction contact; authorize the City Manager to execute the contract in a form acceptable to the City Attorney; and approve a related budget transfer. (Measure Q) Recommended by the Director of Community and Economic Development.

      The project qualifies for a Categorical Exemption pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act Guidelines Section 15303 - New Construction or Conversion of Small Structures.
    4. Considering - award of a construction contract for the Measure Q Pavement Project 3 - Walters Way and Detroit Ave/Monument Blvd Intersection (Project No. 2362) in the amount of $623,333 to Granite Rock Company; authorize staff to utilize the available project contingency for contract change orders up to 10% of the contract amount; and, accept and appropriate CalRecycle grant funding (approx. $7,000) into the project budget. (Measure Q Lease Revenue Bond) Recommended by the Director of Community and Economic Development.

      This Project qualifies for a Categorical Exemption pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act Guidelines Section 15301 - Existing Facilities.
    5. Considering - designation of Voting Delegate and Alternate for the League of California Cities Annual Business Meeting scheduled for Friday, October 7, at noon, at the Long Beach Convention Center. Recommended by Mayor Hoffmeister.
    6. Considering - adoption of Resolution No. 16-55 authorizing permit parking on Red Oak Drive in the City of Concord. Recommended by the Director of Economic Development.

      The project qualifies for a Categorical Exemption pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act Guidelines Sections 15303 - New Construction or Small Structures and 15305 - Minor Alterations in Land Use Limitations.


  10. CITY COUNCIL WORKSHOP
    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. City of Concord Rental Housing Workshop


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

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

  13. ADJOURNMENT

Next Meeting: Regular Meeting
Date: 8/2/2016 - 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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