Current Council Agenda

City Council Meeting Agenda

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

7:00 p.m.

City Council Chamber

200 Old Bernal Avenue

Pleasanton, CA 94566



Pledge of Allegiance * Remarks by Councilmember Testa * Roll Call


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.

1. Introduction of an omnibus ordinance amending the Municipal Code regarding: amend §1.24.010 to make violations of cemetery rules subject to administrative citation; amend §2.29.070 to clarify term of officers of Youth Commission; amend §2.38.020 to have Housing Commission duties reflect actual practice; amend Chapter 3.22 to change name of public facilities fee to capital facilities fee; amend Chapter 3.26 to change name of traffic development fee to transportation fee; amend §5.28.010 to update reference to state law regarding downtown business improvement district; amend §11.36.100 to prohibit parking in bike lanes; add §11.36.160 requiring vehicle parked for 72 hours on street to move minimum distance; amend §14.04.090 regarding water bill responsibility and utility bill language; amend §14.04.130 to authorize city manager to adopt policy for discontinuation of residential water service for non-payment as required by state law; add a new Chapter 17.14 Water Efficient Landscaping; amend sections of Chapter 17.16 Tree Preservation to clarify hearing process and security; amend Chapter 17.40 to update the name of the lower-income housing fee to affordable housing fee, correct reference to state law and update for actual accounting practices; repeal Chapter 17.46; amend §18.84.160 Accessory Structures to remove out-of-date provision; amend §§18.124.100 and 18.124.270 to allow zoning administrator to extend use permit under certain circumstances; adopt resolution authorizing the City Attorney to settle certain fines and cost recovery matters; adopt resolution authorizing City Engineer to accept certain public improvements and determine when projects require public improvement agreements; adopt resolution amending the Master Fee Schedule to formalize passport execution fee, and Happy Valley Specific Plan Pro-rata Water and Sewer infrastructure fees

2. Second reading and adoption of Ordinance No. 2191 adding a new Chapter 6.38 to Title 6, repealing Section 11.64.120, and amending Sections 6.36.010 and 13.08.090 of the Municipal Code relating to sidewalk vendors

3. Actions of the Zoning Administrator

4. Adopt resolutions approving the engineer's reports, budgets and setting June 18, 2019 as the public hearing date for 2019-2020 assessments for Lighting and Landscape Maintenance Districts 1984-1 (Ponderosa-Del Prado), 1993-1 (Windsor), 1993-2 (Bonde Ranch), 1994-1 (Oak Tree Farm), and 1955-1 (Moller Ranch)

5. Accept monthly disbursements and investment report for March 2019

6. Adopt a resolution authorizing submittal of applications to the Metropolitan Transportation Commission for transportation development act funds and the Alameda County Transportation Commission for Measure B/BB funds for the paratransit door-to-door program


7. Presentation of Commendation to Jessica Binzoni for work with Hope+Future International 

8. Presentation of Proclamation recognizing May 9-19 as East Bay Affordable Housing Week 

9. Presentation of Proclamation recognizing May as Lupus Awareness Month 

10. Public Comment from the audience regarding items not listed on the agenda – Speakers are encouraged to limit comments to 3 minutes.

If necessary to assure completion of the following items, the Mayor may establish time limits for the presentations by individual speakers.

11. PUBLIC HEARING: Consider Fiscal Year 2019-20:
(a) Adopt a resolution allocating Housing and Human Services Grants and Community Grant Program Funds 
(b) Approve the Action Plan for use of Federal Community Development Block Grant Funds


Brief reports on conferences, seminars, and meetings attended by the Mayor and City Council




Under Government Code §54957.5, any writings/documents regarding an open session item on this agenda provided to a majority of the City Council after distribution of the agenda packet will be available for public inspection at City Hall in the City Clerk’s Office, 123 Main Street, Pleasanton.

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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