Current Council Agenda


Tuesday, March 21, 2017

7:00 p.m.

City Council Chamber

200 Old Bernal Avenue

Pleasanton, CA 94566




 * Pledge of Allegiance
 * Remarks by Councilmember Olson
 * 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 Council

1. Approve appointments to various boards and commissions

City Manager

2. Approve February 21, 2017 meeting minutes

3. Approve submittal of an application for Housing Related Parks Program to the State of California Department of Housing and Community Development

4. Approve allocation of $4.13 million to acquire 401 and 403 Old Bernal Avenue from the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC)

5. Adopt an Urgency Ordinance and introduce an Ordinance to reauthorize the Public, Educational, and Governmental (PEG) Fee in Municipal Code §6.54.060 on State Cable Franchisees

Community Development

6. Actions of the Zoning Administrator and Planning Commission


7. Approve plans and specifications, review bids, and award construction contract to Empire Engineering & Construction, Inc. in the amount of $711,092.50 for the Annual Curb & Gutter Replacement project, CIP No. 16509

8. Accept public improvements performed by Ghilotti Construction Company, Inc. for the Bernal Avenue Resurfacing project, CIP No. 05514


9. Accept the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) and other related audits for the year ending June 30, 2016


10. Presentation of a proclamation declaring March 2017 American Red Cross Month

11. 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.

12. Consider a resolution accepting the midyear FY 2016/17 Operating Budget and amending the FY 2016/17 Operating Budget accordingly

13. Presentation of the Bernal Property Community Farm Design and use concepts, and approve an agreement with MD Fotheringham, Landscape Architects, Inc. for preparation of a Pleasanton Community Farm Master Plan

14. Consider adoption of the 2017/2018 City Council Work Plan Priorities


COUNCIL REPORTS: 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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