Current Council Agenda

Regular Meeting

Tuesday, April 20, 2021

 7:00 p.m.

Governor Newsom proclaimed a State of Emergency due to COVID-19 and issued Executive Order N-25-20 suspending provisions of the Brown Act allowing meetings via teleconferencing and members of the public to observe and offer comments telephonically or electronically.

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• Pledge of Allegiance
• Remarks by Councilmember Balch
• Roll Call


CONSENT CALENDAR – Items listed on the consent calendar are considered routine in nature and may be enacted by one motion. If discussion is required, that particular item will be removed from the consent calendar and will be considered separately.

City Manager 

1. Approve minutes of February 2 and March 2, 2021

2. Adopt a resolution in support of equal treatment for Asian American and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) 

Community Development

3. Actions of the Zoning Administrator

4. Approve agreement with Open Counter Enterprises, Inc. in the amount of $20,000 for software subscription licensing services


5. Approve plans and specifications, review bids, and award construction contract to JJR Construction, Inc. in the amount of $813,816 for the Annual Curb and Gutter Project, CIP No. 21509

6. Approve a construction contract with GradeTech, Inc. in the amount of $2,582,986.56 for the Downtown Transportation Corridor Parking Lot Project, CIP No. 17448; and approve third amendment to agreement with HMH Engineers in the amount of $51,500 for additional design and construction support services; and approve an agreement with Pakpour Consulting Group, Inc. in the amount of $175,000 for construction support services

7. Proclamation declaring April 30, 2021 as Arbor Day in the City of Pleasanton to maintain the City’s “Tree City USA” designation

8. Accept public improvements performed by Bay Cities Paving & Grading, Inc. for the Annual Street Resurfacing and Preventative Maintenance Project, CIP No. 20503


9. Accept the monthly disbursements and investment report for February 2021


10. Public Hearing: Adopt a resolution to approve the 2021 Weed Abatement Program and authorizing the abatement of weeds, rubbish, dirt, or refuse upon or in front of certain described properties within the City of Pleasanton

Human Resources

11. Approve third amendment to agreement with Renne Public Law Group, LLP for legal services 


Library and Recreation

12. Approve seventh amendment to agreement with Monte Vista Memorial Investment Group in the amount of $210,020 for burial services and grounds maintenance at the Pleasanton Pioneer Cemetery

13. Public Hearing: Adopt a Resolution amending the Master Fee Schedule for the Pleasanton Pioneer Cemetery

14. Approve second amendment to agreement with Preservation Arts in the amount not to exceed $42,000 for public art maintenance 


Operations Services 

15. Approve software agreement with Selectron for Interactive Voice Response (IVR) services in the amount of $216,800 for a period of five years

16. Approve first amendment to agreement with Harvey Electric in the amount of $200,000 for electrical repairs for FY 2020/21

17. Approve the purchases of one animal control truck for the Police Department and one dump truck for Operations Services from National Auto fleet in the amount of $141,996; and two dump trucks for Operations Services from Interstate Truck Center in the amount of $348,000



18. Proclamation declaring April 18-24 National Crime Victims' Rights Week

19. Public Comment regarding items not listed on the agenda – Speakers are limited to 3 minutes.


PUBLIC HEARINGS AND OTHER MATTERS - If necessary to assure completion of the following items, the Mayor may alter time limits.

20. Consider introduction and waive first reading of an ordinance adopting a voluntary campaign contribution limit of $1,000 per person, and reduce the voluntary campaign expenditure limit to $15,000 for a council member candidate and $25,000 for a mayoral candidate by amending Municipal Code Chapter 1.22

21. Public Hearing: Consider the following related to Housing and Human Services Grants and Community Grant Program:

A. Approve allocations for Housing and Human Services Grant and Community Grant Program Funds for 2021 grant funding cycle (City FY 2021/22)

B. Approve the Annual Action Plan for FY 2021/22 for use of the federal Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Funds


COUNCIL REPORTS: Brief reports on conferences, seminars, and meetings attended by the Council



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There is a 90-day limit for the filing of a challenge in the Superior Court to certain City administrative decisions and orders, which require a hearing by law, the receipt of evidence, and the exercise of discretion. The 90-day limit begins on the date the decision is final (Code of Civil Procedure § 1094.6). Further, if you challenge an action taken by the City Council in court, you may be limited, by California law, including but not limited to Government Code §65009, to raising only those issues you or someone else raised in the public hearing, or in written correspondence delivered to the City Council prior to or at the public hearing. The City Council may be requested to reconsider a decision if the request is made prior to the next City Council meeting, regardless of whether it is a regular or special meeting.

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