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



Tuesday, October 3, 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

  4. ANNOUNCEMENTS
    1. Announcing - recruitment to fill two members on the Measure Q Oversight Committee, one for the business representative and one for a resident representative, to serve four-year terms expiring December 31, 2021, and set Friday, November 3, 2017, at 5 p.m. as the deadline for receipt of applications by 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 Resolution No. 17-74 designating individuals to serve as members of City of Concord Civic Center Corporation and authorizing the dissolution of the Corporation. Recommended by the Director of Finance.
    2. Considering - adoption of Resolution No. 17-70 authorizing the submittal of applications for CalRecycle Rubberized Pavement Grants over the next five years, authorizing joint application submittals; and authorizing the City Engineer to revise the list of participants in joint projects and execute documents related to requests and acceptance of CalRecycle funds. Recommended by the Director of Community and Economic Development.

      CEQA: Categorically exempt under Guidelines Sections 15061(b)(3) and 15378 in that it would not have the potential for causing a significant effect on the environment.


  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. Considering - adoption of Resolution No. 17-75 approving the creation of a pilot program to allow the use of autonomous robots, also known as Personal Delivery Devices (PDD), in the City's downtown, and authorizing the City Manager to issue a PDD Encroachment permit to Marble Robotics. Report by Pedro Garcia, Economic Development Specialist.

      CEQA: Categorically exempt under Guidelines Section 15305, Class 5, Minor Alterations in Land Use Limitations.
    2. Considering - the use of a negotiated sale process with the US Coast Guard to transfer a 58-acre site from the Coast Guard's ownership to the City, and the use of a competitive proposal process with the following four development teams to select a development team to create a mixed-income, multi-family residential project on the property:
        • Bridge Housing
        • DeNova Homes/ROEM
        • Integral Housing/EAH Housing
        • USA Properties Fund/Foundation for Affordable Housing/Eden Housing
      Report by John Montagh, Economic Development Manager.

      CEQA: Does not constitute a "project" under CEQA Guidelines Section 15378 and Section 15061(b)(3).


  7. CORRESPONDENCE
    Correspondence received at the City Council meeting will be listed here on the Annotated Agenda.
    1. Notes from the Sept. 13-15, 2017, League of California Cities Meeting - submitted by Vice Mayor Birsan.
    2. MCE Strategic Retreat and Update dated Sept. 21, 2017, submitted by Vice Mayor Birsan.


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

  9. ADJOURNMENT

Next Meeting: Special Meeting
Date: 10/11/2017 - 6:30 p.m.


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

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.

 
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