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July 22, 2014

San Ramon City Hall
2222 Camino Ramon


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 2226 Camino Ramon,
San Ramon during normal business hours and in the red binder at the Council meeting.

1.

CALL TO ORDER/ROLL CALL

2.

PLEDGE OF ALLIGIANCE

3.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

3.1

Changes and additions to the agenda.

3.2

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

Wednesday – July 23
4:00 P.M. – Policy Committee - Main City Hall Conference Room – 2226 Camino Ramon

Thursday – July 24
7:00 P.M. – Housing Advisory Committee Meeting – Cancelled

Monday – Aug 4
4:00 P.M. – Senior Advisory Committee - Alcosta Senior and Community Center Park and Gardens, 9300 Alcosta Blvd.
7:00 P.M. - Special City Council Meeting - Faria Project

Tuesday – Aug 5
7:00 P.M. – Planning Commission Meeting

Thursday – Aug 7
6:00 P.M. Contra Costa Mayor’s Conference – Lafayette

Monday – Aug 11
4:00 P.M. – Finance Committee – Cancelled

4.

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.

4.1

Register of Demands as Presented by the City Treasurer (Period ending June 30, 2014.)
Staff Report

Recommendation:  Approve Register of Demands.
APPROVED 4-0-1-0; SACHS ABSENT

4.2

City of San Ramon Quarterly Investment Report (Period Ending June 30, 2014.) Staff Report

Recommendation:  Approve Report.
APPROVED 4-0-1-0; SACHS ABSENT

4.3

Minute Order No. 2014-020 – Approving Retail Survey for Distribution/Availability to City Residents. Staff Report

Recommendation:  Approve Minute Order No. 2014-020.
APPROVED 4-0-1-0; SACHS ABSENT

4.4

Minute Order No. 2014-021 – Authorizing Councilmember Hudson to Attend the American Public Transportation Association’s 2014 Legislative Conference in Houston, TX on October 12-15, 2014 Sponsored by the Central Contra Costa Transit Authority. Staff Report

Recommendation:  Approve Minute Order No. 2014-021.
APPROVED 4-0-1-0; SACHS ABSENT

4.5

Ordinance 453 – Adopting and Repealing and Replacing Chapter IX California Fire Code of Title C, Division C1 of the City of San Ramon Municipal Code and Ratifying the Amendments Adopted by the San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District Ordinance 29. Staff Report

Recommendation:  Approve Ordinance 453.
APPROVED 4-0-1-0; SACHS ABSENT

4.6

Resolution No. 2014-072 – Authorizing the Mayor to Execute Program Supplement Agreement No. N013 to Administering Agency-State Agreement No. 04-5437R with the State of California for Construction and Construction Engineering for the Citywide School Crossing Enhancement Project Federal Aid Project No. CML-5437(028), as Part of the Pedestrian Enhancement Devices Project (CIP 5413). Staff Report

Recommendation:  Approve Resolution No. 2014-072.
APPROVED 4-0-1-0; SACHS ABSENT

4.7

Resolution No. 2014-073 - Authorizing the Mayor to Execute the Second Amendment to the Agreement between the City of San Ramon and the San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District for the Transfer of a Portion of the San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District’s Property Tax Allocation to the City of San Ramon. Staff Report

Recommendation:  Approve Resolution No. 2014-073.
APPROVED 4-0-1-0; SACHS ABSENT

4.8

Resolution No. 2014-074 – Authorizing the Mayor to execute an Agreement with First Carbon Solutions-Michael Brandman (FCS) for Technical Planning Services and Review associated with the Development Plan Amendment and design revisions to the City Center Project Plaza District in an Amount Not to Exceed $32,000. Staff Report

Recommendation:  Approve Resolution No. 2014-074.
APPROVED 4-0-1-0; SACHS ABSENT

5.

SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS

5.1

Introduction of the new County Librarian Jessica Hudson by Interim Parks and Community Services Director Karen McNamara.

6.

PUBLIC COMMENT
Members of the audience are encouraged to address the City Council on any non-agenda item.  However, no Council action can be taken at this meeting on issues raised during Public Comment.  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.

For the first round of Public Comment on non-agenda items, the first five people to submit Public Comment cards to the City Clerk will have three minutes to address the Council on matters not on the agenda.  The Public Comment cards must be submitted to the City Clerk prior to the commencement of the meeting.  Any additional Public Comments will be accommodated later in the meeting.

7.

DEFERRED CONSENT ITEMS

8.

CITY COUNCIL APPOINTMENTS

8.1

Poet Laureate Appointment. Staff Report
APPOINTED KATHLEEN MOORE TO SERVE FRO A TERM EXPIRING JUNE 2016; APPROVED 4-0-1-0; SACHS ABSENT

8.2

Senior Citizen Advisory Committee Appointments. Staff Report
APPOINTED NIDO PARAS AS ALTERNATE #1 FOR A TERM EXPIRING IN JUNE 2016; APPROVED 4-0-1-0; SACHS ABSENT

8.3

Arts Advisory Committee Appointments. Staff Report
APPOINTED YINGHUA WANG TO A TERM EXPIRING IN APRIL 2016 AND FORTUNA FORD AS ALTERNATE #1 WITH A TERM EXPIRING IN APRIL 2015; APPROVED 4-0-1-0; SACHS ABSENT

8.4

Central Contra Costa Transit Authority Appointment. Staff Report
APPOINTED RANDY PEDERSOLI TO A TERM EXPRING IN JULY 2016; APPROVED 4-0-1-0; SACHS ABSENT

9.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

9.1

Minutes of the July 8, 2014 regular City Council meeting. Minutes
APPROVED 4-0-1-0; SACHS ABSENT

10.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

10.1

Public Hearing: Resolution 2014-075 – Confirming Building and Safety Services’ Statement of Expenses for Unpaid Abatement Costs, Fees and Fines, and Directing the City Clerk to Forward a Certified Copy of this Resolution to the Auditor-Controller of Contra Costa County.
Staff Report by Chief Building Inspector Vance Phillips. Staff Report
CONDUCTED PUBLIC HEARING;APPROVED 4-0-1-0; SACHS ABSENT

Recommendation: Conduct Public Hearing; Approve Resolution No. 2014-075.

11.

NEW BUSINESS

11.1

Informational Report: San Ramon’s Social Media Team Update.
Presentation by Social Media Team. PRESENTATION

Recommendation:  Receive Report.
RECEIVED REPORT

11.2

Update on Water Use and Drought Water Management Strategies.  Presentation by Division Manager Jeff Gault. Staff Report PRESENTATION

Recommendation:  Receive Report.
RECEIVED REPORT 4-0-1-0; SACHS ABSENT

11.3

Public Hearing: Introduction of Ordinance (Next in Line) - Development Agreement DA 14-850-002 – Eighth Amendment to the Bishop Ranch Annexation and Development Agreement By and Between Sunset Building Company, LLC and the City of San Ramon by Sunset Development Company, Granada Sales, Inc., SDC 7, Annabel Investment Company, Sunset Land Company, LLC, and Alexander Properties Company Relative to the Development known as Bishop Ranch. 
Staff Report by Debbie Chamberlain, Planning Manager.
Staff Report

Recommendation: Introduce the Ordinance, waive the reading, open the public hearing, receive public testimony, close the public hearing and set August 12, 2014 for adoption.
INTRODUCED THE ORDINANCE; WAIVED THE READING; CONDUCTED PUBLIC HEARING; SET AUGUST 12, 2014 FOR ADOPTION; APPROVED 4-0-1-0; SACHS ABSENT

11.4

Public Hearing: Introduction of Ordinance (Next in Line) - Development Agreement Amendment (DA 14-850-001) – Sixth Amendment to that portion of the Chevron Park Annexation and Development Agreement By and Between Sunset Building Company, LLC and the City of San Ramon Assigned to and Assumed by Sunset Building Company, LLC Relative to the City Center Project. 
Staff Report by Debbie Chamberlain, Planning Manager.
Staff Report

Recommendation: Introduce the Ordinance, waive the reading, open the public hearing, receive public testimony, close the public hearing and set August 12, 2014 for adoption.
INTRODUCED THE ORDINANCE; WAIVED THE READING; CONDUCTED PUBLIC HEARING; SET AUGUST 12, 2014 FOR ADOPTION; APPROVED 4-0-1-0; SACHS ABSENT

12.

CITY MANAGER COMMENTS

12.1

Update:  City Hall Construction Project.

13.

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 three 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.

14.

CITY COUNCILMEMBERS’ AND MAYOR’S COMMENTS

15.

ADJOURNMENT

I hereby certify the attached City Council agenda was posted 72 hours before the noted meeting:

City Clerk Signature

Dated:  July 18, 2014


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