Meeting to be televised –
REGULAR MEETING OF
BELMONT CITY COUNCIL
Tuesday, May 24, 2005 7:30 PM
TWIN PINES SENIOR AND COMMUNITY CENTER
20 TWIN PINES LANE
Please Note: Special Belmont Fire Protection District is held before Regular City Council Meeting at 7:30 P.M.
In Compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you need special assistance to participate in this meeting, please contact the City Clerk at 650/595-7413. The speech and hearing-impaired may call 650/637-2999 for TDD services. Notification in advance of the meeting will enable the City to make reasonable arrangements to ensure accessibility to this meeting.
CLOSED SESSION - 6:15 P.M.
A. Conference with Labor Negotiator, Jack Crist, pursuant to Government Code Section No. 54957.6: 1) MMCEA, 2) AFSCME.
B. Conference with Real Property Negotiator, Public Works Director Davis, Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.8, for Property Located at 700 Island Parkway (APN# 040 360 400)
C. Conference with Legal Counsel – Anticipated Litigation; Significant Exposure to Litigation Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(b)--one case
Said Special Meeting to be held in the Game Room, Senior and Community Center, and is not open to the public.
REGULAR MEETING - 7:30 P.M.
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
REPORT FROM CLOSED SESSION
1. SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS
2. PUBLIC COMMENTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
This agenda category is limited to 15 minutes, with a maximum of 3 minutes per speaker, and is for items of interest not on the Agenda. If you wish to address the hearing body, please complete a Speaker's Card and give it to the City Clerk. If you wish to express an opinion on a non-agenda item without addressing the Council, please fill out a "Comment Form" and give to the City Clerk.
COUNCIL MEMBER COMMENTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
3. AGENDA AMENDMENTS (if any)
CONVENE A JOINT MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL AND FINANCE COMMISSION
Roll Call (Commissioners)
Joint Work Session
A. 2006 Budget Overview
B. Finance Commission Input
C. Council Direction
D. Public Comment
E. Concluding Actions
ADJOURN FINANCE COMMISSION MEETING
4. CONSENT CALENDAR
Consent Calendar items are considered to be routine and will be enacted by one motion. There will be no separate discussion on these items unless members of the Council, staff or public request specific items to be removed for separate action.
A. Approval of Minutes of Special and Regular Meeting of April 26, 2005.
B. Police Department/City Hall Project - May Monthly Update
C. Belmont Library/Belameda Park Project - May Monthly Update
D. Resolution Approving a Three-Year Extension of the Cooperation Agreement with San Mateo County for the Housing Rehabilitation Loan Program
E. Resolution Approving Plans and Specifications, Authorizing Advertisement for Sealed Bids, Approving Award of Contract to the Lowest Responsible Bidder for an Amount not to Exceed $217,750, Approving a Construction Contingency not to Exceed $21,775, and Authorizing the City Manager to Execute a Contract for Ralston Avenue Traffic Signal Interconnect Upgrade, City Contract Number 446
F. Resolution Approving Award of Contract to JMB Construction, Inc. for an Amount not to Exceed $399,020, Approving a Construction Contingency not to Exceed $39,902, and Authorizing the City Manager to Execute a Contract for Sanitary Sewer Construction and Modifications - Lyall Way, City Contract Number 465
ACTION: 1) Motion to approve the Consent Calendar.
5. HEARINGS (None)
6. OLD BUSINESS
A. Discussion and Direction Concerning Recent South Bayside Waste Management Authority (SBWMA) and Browning-Ferris Industries Waste Systems of North America, Inc., Division of Allied Waste Industries, Inc. (BFI) Activities
7. NEW BUSINESS
A. Resolution Approving a Three-Year Extension of the Cooperation Agreement with San Mateo County for Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Funding
ACTION: 1) Motion to Approve/Deny Resolution
2) Take other action.
3) Refer back to staff for further direction
B. Discussion and Direction on Issues Related to Preparation of Noise Ordinance
8. COMMISSION, COMMITTEE, AND COUNCIL INTERGOVERNMENTAL ASSIGNMENT UPDATES, AND STAFF ITEMS (None)
PUBLIC COMMENTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS (if any)
For comments longer than 3 minutes or comments that could not be covered in the initial comment period.
9. MATTERS OF COUNCIL INTEREST/CLARIFICATION
Items in this category are for discussion and direction to staff only. No final policy action will be taken by Council.
A. Discussion and Direction Regarding the use of a Pedestrian Flag system at certain crosswalks on Ralston Avenue (Warden).
B. Consideration of an amendment to Section 5-35 of the Municipal Code to permit ownership of pygmy goats (Warden).
C. Consideration of amending Section 10.5.1 and 10.5.2 of the Zoning Code regarding extensions of time for Planning Commission and Administrative entitlements (Mathewson).
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