COUNCILMEMBERS
Laura M. Hoffmeister, Mayor
Edi E. Birsan, Vice Mayor
Ronald E. Leone
Timothy A. McGallian
Carlyn S. Obringer
Civic Center
1950 Parkside Drive
Concord, CA 94519
www.cityofconcord.org

City of Concord California

Regular Meeting of the Concord City Council
BUDGET WORKSHOP



Tuesday, May 9, 2017
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 Obringer

  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
    1. Presentation - to the City Clerk staff proclaiming the week of May 7 - May 13, 2017, as "Municipal Clerks’ Week" in the City of Concord. Introduction by Mayor Hoffmeister.
    2. Presentation - to Woody Karp, Eden Housing, proclaiming May 11-21, 2017, as "Affordable Housing Week" in the City of Concord. Introduction by Mayor Hoffmeister.

  4. ANNOUNCEMENTS
    1. Announcing - open recruitments for Community Services Commission and Parks, Recreation and Open Space Commission with a deadline for applications by Friday, June 9, 2017 at 5 p.m. to the City Clerk's Office.

  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 April 4, 2017. Recommended by the City Clerk.
    2. Receiving - the Quarterly Treasurer's Report for the period January 1 - March 31, 2017. Recommended by the City Treasurer.
    3. Considering - acceptance of improvements for the Acquisition and Installation of Full Trash Capture Devices Project, Request for Quote (RFQ) No. 2353; and directing the City Clerk to file a Notice of Completion. Recommended by the Director of Community and Economic Development.
    4. Considering - acceptance of Improvements for the Government Electric Vehicle Fleet Project, Project 2193; and directing the City Clerk to file a Notice of Completion. Recommended by the Director of Community and Economic Development.
    5. Considering - award of contract for as-needed police vehicle build-out services in the amount of $243,222 to Stommel, Inc. dba Pursuit North; and authorizing the City Manager to execute the contract in a form acceptable to the City Attorney. (Vehicle Replacement Fund) Recommended by the Director of Public Works.
    6. Considering - rejection of the low bid submitted by Gordon N. Ball, Inc. of Alamo for Downtown Concord Bicycle Lane Improvements, Project No. 2277; the award of a construction contract in the amount of $1,255,691.80 to Ghilotti Brothers, Inc. of San Rafael; staff authorization to utilize the available project contingency for contract change orders up to 10 percent of the contract amount; approval of a Professional Services Agreement in the amount of $85,678 with Swinerton Management and Consulting; authorizing the City Manager to execute the contract and agreement, subject to the approval of the City Attorney; and approval of two related budget transfers. (Federal Statewide Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) Grant, State Gas Tax, Measure J Local, and 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 (CEQA) Guidelines Sections 15301 – Existing Facilities, 15302 – Replacement and Reconstruction, and 15304 – Minor Alterations to Land.


  6. 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.

    BUDGET WORKSHOP
    1. Presentation - of proposed Biennial Budget and 10-Year Financial Forecasts. Presentation by Karan Reid, Director of Finance.


  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: 5/23/2017 - 6:30 PM.


ADA NOTICE AND HEARING IMPAIRED PROVISIONS - The Council Chamber is equipped with a T-Coil Hearing Loop. This system allows "T" coil reception of the audio proceedings. Please switch your hearing aid or cochlear device to the "T", "T" Coil or telephone position. If you would like better audio reception, a loop receiver that picks up the audio loop is available from the City Clerk.

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 Hoffmeister/Birsan 2nd Wednesday at 6:00 pm
Housing & Economic Development Leone/Obringer 4th Monday at 5:30 pm
Infrastructure & Franchise Birsan/Hoffmeister 2nd Monday at 6:00 pm
Recreation, Cultural Affairs & Community Services Obringer/McGallian 3rd Wednesday at 5:30 pm
Youth & Education McGallian/Leone 3rd Monday at 5:30 pm
 
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