Belmont City Council Meeting
- Date: 04/25/2000 7:30 PM
- Location: Twin Pines Senior & Community Center
1223 Ralston Ave, Twin Pines Park
Belmont, California 94002
REGULAR MEETING OF
BELMONT CITY COUNCIL
TUESDAY, April 25, 2000, 7:30 P.M.
TWIN PINES SENIOR AND COMMUNITY CENTER
1223 RALSTON AVENUE
TWIN PINES PARK
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 650/637-2990 for TDD services. Notification in advance of the meeting will enable the City to make reasonable arrangements to ensure accessibility to this meeting.
SPECIAL MEETING: 6:00 P.M.
A. Conference with Legal Counsel, on going litigation, pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9
- Eakin vs. City of Belmont, San Mateo Superior Court Case #409126
B. Conference with Legal Counsel, anticipated litigation, pursuant to Government Code Section 54957.8
1. 2 cases
- Discussion and direction to select Executive Search Consultants for the Planning and Community Development Director and City Manager recruitment.
- Discussion and direction regarding the Fox Community Playground.
AGENDA STUDY SESSION - 7:15 P.M.
REGULAR MEETING - 7:30 P.M.
REPORT FROM CLOSED SESSION
1. SPECIAL ORDERS OF THE DAY/PRESENTATIONS (none)
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 and Regular Meeting Minutes for March 28, 2000; Special Jt. Council/Belmont/Redwood Shores Elementary School District Meeting March 30, 2000; Special Meeting Study Session Goal Setting April 3, 2000; Special Jt. Council/Finance Commission Meeting April 6, 2000; Special and Regular Meeting April 11, 2000.
B. Approval of Warrant List Dated: April 6, 2000 in total amount of $134,734.05 and dated April 13, 2000 in total amount of $69,485.36.
C. Written Communication 1). Letter from San Mateo Co. Pre-Hospital Emergency Medical Services Group selected as the Grand Prize recipient for the 2000 California Cities Helen Putnam Award for Excellence in the Public Safety Category; 2). Rec. 4/12 Jt. Reply comments of San Diego Gas & Electric co. (U 902-E), S. Cal. Edison, ORA & TURN on the proposed decision of ALJ O’Donnell, Rulemaking 96-11-004; 3). Rec. 4/17 Request for extension on Docket #96-09-045 Report on System Reliability from Pacificorp to the PUC; 4).Rec. 4/17 re: Pacificorp’s (U-901-E) Report on System Reliability as required by D.96-09-045 A. 94-12-005/I.95-02-015; 5). Notice of Changes in proposed gas rates from PG&E.
D. Resolution authorizing advertising for sealed bids for City Contract No. 406, Ralston Avenue Sanitary Sewer Improvement Project.
E. Resolution approving a Permanent Encroachment Agreement for the construction of a Keystone Retaining Wall and Two Concrete Steps within the public right-of-way at 2110 Lyon Avenue. (Owner M/M Sandoval, APN# 044-012-090)
F. Resolution authorizing payment for Change Order No. 89 for an amount Not to Exceed $191,202.00 for changes in job specification for ballast, Ralston/Harbor/Holly Grade Separation Project, Phase B, Kiewit Pacific Corp., City Contract No. 330-B.
G. Resolution approving an Encroachment Agreement between the City of Belmont and Winstar Communications of California, Inc. (Winstar) for the installation of Fiber Optic Network Facilities within the Public Right-of-Way. (Southern section of OCR)
H. Resolution authorizing the Acting City Manager to execute an agreement with DMG- MAXIMUS to perform a Master Fee Study and related professional services. (NTE $50,000)
I. Resolution engaging Executive Search Firm to conduct a recruitment for a Planning and Community Development Director and City Manager.
K. Resolution authorizing the filing of applications for Safe Routes to School Program funding with the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) for three projects:
- a US Highway 101 Bicycle/Pedestrian Bridge Project in the amount of $300,000, committing the necessary local match for the project in the amount of $50,000;
- School Areas Traffic Calming Demonstration Projects in the amount of $200,000, committing the necessary local match for the project in the amount of $25,000; and
- Ralston Middle School Safety and Congestion Upgrades in the amount of $160,000, committing the necessary local match for the project in the amount of $20,000, and stating the assurance of City of Belmont to complete the projects
K. Resolution authorizing the Police Chief to destroy certain records after having received approval of the City Attorney.
L. Resolutions of Appreciation for M. Malekos, for outstanding public service on the Finance Commission.
M. Resolution of Appreciation for M. Feldman, for outstanding public service on the Finance Commission.
N. Resolution of Appreciation for E. Stuller for outstanding public service on the Finance Commission.
O. Resolution appointing/reappointing B. Ledoux and D. Sepah Mansour as Finance Commissioners. (Terms to end 3/2002)
P. Motion to add a public member to the Library Task Force.
Q. Resolution authorizing and agreement for consulting services with Thomas Lewcock as Interim City Manager
ACTION: 1). Motion to approve the Consent Calendar
5. PUBLIC/HEARINGS (none)
6. OLD BUSINESS
A. Consideration of amending scope of services with Curtis Williams for Planning consulting Services to complete City of Belmont Annexation Projects.
ACTION: 1). Motion to amend scope of services
B. Consideration of Resolution in support of mutual cooperation between the City of Belmont and the Harbor Industrial Association.
ACTION: 1). Motion to approve/deny Resolution
C. Consideration of Ordinance amending Chapter 5, Article II Animal Control Ordinance.
ACTION: 1). Introduce Ordinance by title;
waive further reading;
2). Continue to 5/9 for
second reading and adoption
3.). Take other action
7. NEW BUSINESS – (none)
8. BOARD, COMMISSION, COMMITTEE UPDATES, AND STAFF REPORTS
A. Grade Separation Report
B. Direct Access/Ralston 101 Report
C. Traffic Calming Committee Update
9. MATTERS OF COUNCIL INTEREST/CLARIFICATION
A. Discussion and direction regarding public spaces at Ralston/Old County Road.
(train station plaza design and lot). (Cook)
B. Discussion regarding adhering to Council protocols in regard to Public Comment section of the agenda.(Hahn)
C. Discussion and direction regarding City response to Measure A Extension.
D. Discussion on discussion items (Wright)
E. Discussion and direction regarding the City Noise Ordinance.(Rianda)
BELMONT REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY
Tuesday, April 25, 2000, 7:30 P.M.
TWIN PINES SENIOR AND COMMUNITY CENTER
1223 RALSTON AVENUE
TWIN PINES PARK
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 650/637-2990 for TDD services. Notification in advance of the meeting will enable the City to make reasonable arrangements to ensure accessibility to this meeting.
1. ROLL CALL
2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE Led by Girl Scout Troop 2454, Sandpiper School. Troop Leader Alexandra Sloan.
3. PUBLIC/DIRECTORS COMMENTS
If you are addressing the Agency on a non-agenda item, the Agency's general policy is to refer items to the staff for attention or have a matter placed on a more comprehensive action or report. This agenda category is limited to 10 minutes for items of interest not on the Agenda, to be allocated as determined by the Chair. If you wish to address the hearing body, please complete a speaker's card and give it to the City Clerk.
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 a member of the Agency, staff or public request specific items to be removed for separate action.
4. Approval of Warrants dated April 6, 2000 in total amount of $608.36 and dated April 13, 2000 in total amount of $5,139.36.
End of Consent Calendar
ACTION: Adopt Consent Calendar
as presented or amended
5. Consideration of Resolutions to adopt:
A. Housing Agreement between the Belmont Redevelopment Agency and Oxford Associates; and
B. Resale Restriction Agreement and option to purchase between Belmont Redevelopment Agency and purchaser.
ACTION: Motion to approve/deny Resolutions
6. Consideration of a Resolution requesting assistance for home buyers of two of the Oxford Subdivision below market units.
ACTION: Motion to approve/deny Resolution