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June 28, 2011

San Ramon City Hall
2222 Camino Ramon

CLOSED SESSION – 6:15 P.M.
REGULAR MEETING – 7:00 P.M.

Agenda Questions: Please call the City Clerk (925) 973-2539

Documents received after publication of this Agenda and considered by the City Council in its deliberation will be available for inspection in the City Clerk’s office at 2222 Camino Ramon,
San Ramon during normal business hours and in the red binder at the Council meeting.

1.

CALL TO ORDER/ ROLL CALL

2

CLOSED SESSION

2.1

Pursuant to Government Code § 54957 for City Council to meet with its Labor Negotiators: Eva Phelps, Toni Renault, and Greg Rogers concerning Negotiations with SEIU Local 1021.
NO ACTION WAS TAKEN

2.2

Pursuant to Government Code §54957 to evaluate the position of City Attorney.
THE COUNCIL AUTHORIZED THE MAYOR TO NEGOTIATE AND EXECUTE A NEW CONTRACT WITH THE CITY ATTORNEY TO EXPIRE MARCH 31, 2013 AND TO PROVIDE A RELOCATION ALLOWANCE; 4-0, ROWLEY ABSENT

3.

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

4.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

4.1

Changes and additions to the agenda.

4.2

Boards, Committee and Commission meetings.  All meetings are held in City Hall unless otherwise noted.

Monday – July 4
8:15 A.M. - Run San Ramon – San Ramon Central Park
1:00 to 10:00 P.M. - Red, White, and Blue Picnic and Fireworks Show – San Ramon Central Park

Monday – July 4 – City Offices Closed

Tuesday – July 5
7:00 P.M. - Planning Commission - CANCELLED

Wednesday– July 6
4:00 P.M. – Policy Committee

Thursday – July 7
6:30 P.M. - Contra Costa Mayors’ Conference – Moraga

Monday – July 11
3:00 P.M. - Southwest Area Transportation Committee – Orinda City Hall
4:00 P.M. - Senior Advisory Committee – Alcosta Senior and Community Center Park and Gardens,
9300 Alcosta Blvd.

5.

SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS

5.1

Recognition of the City of San Ramon Special Olympic Athletes and Coaches for their accomplishments at the Northern California Regional Basketball, Bocce, and Swimming Competitions.  Presented by Mayor Wilson.

5.2

Recognition of Sana Sareshwala, Parks and Community Services Commission 2010/11 Student Commissioner.  Presented by Mayor Wilson.

5.3

Proclamation Recognizing Engineering Specialist Matt Valenzuela for his Military Service 2006-2011.  Presented by Mayor Wilson.

5.4

Recognition of Kay Wang, Chairperson of the Weifang Cultural Exchange Program, for Her Leadership in Bringing the Weifang, China Delegation to the City's 2011 Art & Wind Festival.  Presented by Mayor Wilson.

5.5

Presentation on Hannah Park.  Recognition by Mayor Wilson.

6.

CITY COUNCIL APPOINTMENTS

7.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

7.1

Minutes of the May 24, 2011 regular meeting.
APPROVED AS PRESENTED 3-0-1-1; PERKINS ABSTAIN, ROWLEY ABSENT

7.2

Minutes of the June 14, 2011 regular meeting.
CONTINUED TO NEXT MEETING

7.3

Minutes of the June 18, 2011 special meeting.
CONTINUED TO NEXT MEETING

8.

CONSENT CALENDAR

Consent Calendar items are considered routine and are acted upon by the City Council with a single action.  Members of the audience wishing to provide public input may request that the City Council remove the item from the Consent Calendar.

8.1

Register of Demands as presented by the City Treasurer (Period ending May 31, 2011).

Recommendation:  Approve Register of Demands.
APPROVED 4-0; ROWLEY ABSENT

8.2

Ordinance No. 427 – Approving the Prezoning (Prezone 11-610-001) of Approximately 88.67 Acres in Gale Ranch Phase 3 as Planned Development (PD) and Public and Semi-Public (PS).

Recommendation:  Adopt Ordinance No. 427.
APPROVED 4-0; ROWLEY ABSENT

8.3

Resolution No. 2011-069 – Authorizing the Mayor to Execute an Agreement with Burr, Pilger, Mayer for Audit Services and the Preparation and Reporting of the Annual State Controller’s Reports for a Two Year Period in an Amount Not to Exceed $105,700.

Recommendation:  Adopt Resolution No. 2011-069.
APPROVED 4-0; ROWLEY ABSENT

8.4

Resolution No. 2011-070 – Authorizing the Mayor to Enter Into an Agreement with Michael Brandman Associates for Professional Services to Assume the Balance of the Previously Authorized Contract with Cannon Design Group for the Preparation of the North Camino Ramon Specific Plan and Related Environmental Documents.

Recommendation:  Adopt Resolution No. 2011-070.
APPROVED 4-0; ROWLEY ABSENT

8.5

Resolution No. 2011-071 – Approving the City of San Ramon Measure C Growth Management Program Compliance Checklist for Allocation of Local Street Maintenance and Improvement Funds for Calendar Years 2008 and 2009 in the Amount of $595,000 and Authorizing Staff to Submit the Compliance Checklist to the Contra Costa Transportation Authority.

Recommendation:  Adopt Resolution No. 2011-071.
APPROVED 4-0; ROWLEY ABSENT

8.6

Resolution No. 2011-072 – Authorizing the Mayor to Execute an Agreement
with Sansei Gardens, Inc. for the Construction of the Bollinger Canyon Road Median Landscaping Project (CIP 5414) in an Amount Not to Exceed $125,000.   

Recommendation:  Adopt Resolution No. 2011-072.
APPROVED 4-0; ROWLEY ABSENT

8.7

Resolution No. 2011-073 – Approving Amendment No. 3 to the City of San Ramon Police Services Employees Memorandum of Understanding.

Recommendation:  Adopt Resolution No. 2011-073.
APPROVED 4-0; ROWLEY ABSENT

9.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

9.1

Public Hearing:  Resolution No. 2011-074 – Confirming the Landscaping and Lighting District No. 1984-1 District Diagram and Assessments and Levying the Landscaping and Lighting District No. 1984-1 Assessments for Fiscal Year 2011/12.

Recommendation:  Adopt Resolution No. 2011-074.
APPROVED 4-0; ROWLEY ABSENT

10.

NEW BUSINESS

10.1

Teen Council Annual Report.
Staff Report by Esther Lucas, Division Manager, Recreation Services.

Recommendation:  Accept Report.
ACCEPTED REPORT

10.2

Resolution No. 2011-075 – Requesting and Consenting to Consolidation of Elections and Setting Specifications of the Election Order.
Staff report by Patricia Edwards, City Clerk.

Recommendation:  Adopt Resolution No. 2011-075.
APPROVED 4-0; ROWLEY ABSENT

10.3

Presentation of the Contra Costa County Hazard Mitigation Plan Update.
Resolution No. 2011-076 – Authorizing the Adoption of the Contra Costa County Hazard Mitigation Plan Update.
Staff Report by Steven Spedowfski, Senior Administrative Analyst.

Recommendation:  Adopt Resolution No. 2011-076.
APPROVED AS AMENDED 4-0; ROWLEY ABSENT

10.4

Resolution No. 2011-077 – Approving a Suspension of Pay for Performance Salary Adjustment, an Increase in Employee Paid CalPERS Contributions, and an Unpaid Furlough for Unrepresented Employees.
Staff Report by Toni Renault, Employee Services Division Manager.

Recommendation:  Adopt Resolution No. 2011-077.
APPROVED AS CORRECTED 4-0; ROWLEY ABSENT

10.5

Resolution No. 2011-078 – Approving the Unilateral Implementation of the City’s Best and Final Offer Made to SEIU Local 1021 During Negotiations for a Successor Memorandum of Understanding.
Staff Report by Sheryl Schaffner, City Attorney.

Recommendation:  Adopt Resolution No. 2011-078.
APPROVED 4-0; ROWLEY ABSENT

11.

CITY MANAGER COMMENTS

No Council deliberation or decision is anticipated.

12.

PUBLIC COMMENT

At this time, those in the audience are encouraged to address the City Council on any item not already included in tonight’s agenda. No Council action can be taken at this meeting on issues raised during Public Comment.  Comments should not exceed five minutes.  Those wishing to have an item brought before the City Council for consideration must request so during a City Council meeting.  Upon Council approval, the item will be placed on the Council Policy Committee Agenda for further consideration.

13.

CITY COUNCIL COMMENTS

No Council deliberation or decision is anticipated.

13.1

Councilmembers’ Reports and Comments.

13.2

Mayor’s Reports and Comments.

I hereby certify the attached public meeting notice was posted 48 hours prior to the noted meeting:
Pat Edwards signature
Dated: June 24, 2011


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