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Belmont City Council Meeting

Regular Meeting

REGULAR MEETING OF
BELMONT CITY COUNCIL
TUESDAY, January 25, 2000, 7:30 P.M.

TWIN PINES SENIOR AND COMMUNITY CENTER
1223 RALSTON AVENUE

TWIN PINES PARK

AGENDA

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SPECIAL MEETING: TIME 6:00 P.M.

CLOSED SESSIONS

A. Conference with Legal Counsel, anticipated litigation, pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9:

1. One case

B. Conference with Legal Counsel, anticipated litigation, pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9:

1. Seven cases

C. Conference with Property Negotiator, Susan Westman, pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.8.

1. APN’S: 040-331-030; -020

A.Public Employee Appointment, pursuant to Government Code Section 54957

1. Senior Planner

STUDY SESSION

A. Discussion regarding City Council Benefits Package.

AGENDA STUDY SESSION - 7:15 P.M.

REGULAR MEETING - 7:30 P.M.

ROLL CALL

REPORT FROM CLOSED SESSIONS

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

1. SPECIAL ORDERS OF THE DAY/PRESENTATIONS

  1. Mayor’s Proclamation naming February Library Lover's Month.
  2. Mayor’s Proclamation of Appreciation for the DARE Car contributors.
  3. Resolution of Appreciation for Lyle D. Johnson for outstanding service as the City Contract Engineer, Department of Public Works.
    D. Resolution honoring the Memory of Gesha Copney for outstanding service to the City of Belmont and the Belmont Police Department.

2. PUBLIC/COUNCIL COMMENTS

If you are addressing the City Council on a non-agenda item, the City Council's general policy is to refer items to staff for attention or have a matter placed on a future agenda for a more comprehensive action or report. This agenda category is limited to 10 minutes for items of interest not on Agenda, to be allocated as determined by the Mayor. If you wish to address the hearing body, please complete a speaker's card and give it to the City Clerk.

3. AGENDA AMENDMENTS (if any)

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 meeting minutes: Special Meeting, 12/28/99

B. Approval of Warrant List Dated: 12/29/99 in total amount of $522,620.16 and dated 1/06/00 in total amount of $777,467.42.

C. Written Communication (None)

D. Resolution approving the purchase of an Aerial Lift for the Public Works Department from Pacific Utility Equipment for an amount Not To Exceed $49,875,52.

E. Resolution of Appreciation for Lyle D. Johnson for outstanding service as the City Contract Engineer, Department of Public Works.

F. Resolution accepting work, approving contact Change Order #1 and authorization to issue Notice of Substantial Completion for Upper Lock Paving, Andreini Brothers, Inc., City Contract No. 394A.


G.Resolution approving award of contract to Casey Construction in the amount of

$ 328,758.00 for the North Road Pump Station, City Contract No. 404.

H.a Resolution authorizing sidewalk and curb ramp improvements on Granada Street between Wessex Way and entrance to Nesbit School, to Golden Bay Construction in an amount Not to Exceed $11,090.00.

H.b Resolution approving installation of a Stop Sign on Granada Street in the Southbound direction at Wessex Way.

I. Resolution rescinding Resolution No. 8638, support of Californians Opposed to School and Road Delay.

J. Ordinance approving a rezoning for a Conceptual Development Plan to allow a gymnasium, two story addition, and 25-meter swimming pool at 1540 Ralston Avenue (Appl. No. 98-1111).(2nd reading and adoption)

K. Resolution naming January 31 - February 7, 2000 as Voter Registration Week.

L. Resolution approving Investment Policy.

M. Motion approving letter to legislators requesting additional funding for library operations.

N. Resolution honoring the Memory of Gesha Copney for outstanding service to the City of Belmont and the Belmont Police Department.

ACTION: 1) Motion to approve the Consent Calendar

5. PUBLIC/HEARINGS

A. Public Hearing to consider introduction of an Ordinance approving 11 parcels on the 2500 block of Ralston Avenue (Belmont Canyon Rd.) west of Cipriani Boulevard, specifically, rezoning of an approximate 2.54-acre area from R-1B (Low Density Residential) District to HRO-2 (Hillside Residential and Open Space) District. This rezoning will make the zoning of the subject parcels conform to the General Plan (Appl. No. 99-1128).

APN: 043-320-070, -080, -100, -400, -410, -450, -580, -590, -600, -610, -620; CEQA Status: San Juan Hills Area Plan EIR; Existing Zoning: R-1B; Proposed Zoning: HRO-2; General Plan: Hillside and Open Space (San Juan Hills Area Plan); City of Belmont (Applicant).

ACTION: 1). Open hearing; Close hearing.

2). Introduce Ordinance by Title, waive further reading, set February 8, 2000 for second reading and adoption.
3). Take other action.

6. OLD BUSINESS

A. Request to City Council to reconsider actions taken on Mills Avenue regarding the installation of red curbs.
ACTION: 1). Motion to approve/deny reconsideration

7. NEW BUSINESS

A. Discussion regarding Grand Jury Report.

B. Discussion and direction on a tracking system for City Council items.

8. BOARD, COMMISSION, COMMITTEE UPDATES, AND STAFF REPORTS

A. Grade Separation Report

B. Verbal update on Oracle Project and Direct Access.

 9. MATTERS OF COUNCIL INTEREST/CLARIFICATION

A. Discussion regarding review of downtown parking availability and future planning.(Warden).

B. Discussion regarding putting business license holders on the City web-site.(Warden)

C. Discussion with school district about potential traffic mitigation's. (Warden)

D. Consideration to raise first-time homebuyer loan sales price limits. (Warden)

E. Consideration of open forum to be held for local builders and contractors. (Warden)

F. Consideration of enforcement options for parked vehicles blocking city streets. (Warden)

G. Consideration of restrictions on use of American flag for advertising. (Warden)

H. Consideration of direction to schedule a presentation and discussion for the Dr’s Jadallah and Jordon project so Council can give input and direction early in process. (Rianda)

ADJOURNMENT

 

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