Current Council Agenda


Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Regular Meeting 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. 

The virtual meeting will be broadcast live on Channel 29 and at  and

If you wish to speak on an item listed on this agenda or under public comment, please submit a speaker card here or at by 7:00 p.m. the day of the meeting.

Join the meeting using this URL

If you experience a problem joining the meeting with the above URL, you may join by performing one of the following:

From any Mac or PC open your browser to
Enter the Meeting ID: 91294937422 and Click Join
If you have the Zoom client installed - Open and Launch Meeting
Otherwise – Click on Download and Run Zoom
If you cannot download or run the application – Click on Join from your browser

From any Smartphone or Tablet, you will have to download the Zoom App
Click on Join a Meeting
Enter the Meeting ID: 91294937422  and Click Join

To join by phone
Dial +1(669) 900-6833 or +1(253) 215-8782
When prompted: Enter Webinar ID: 91294937422

* Pledge of Allegiance * Remarks by Councilmember Arkin * 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.

City Manager

1. Approve minutes of November 17 and December 1, 2020

2.  Adopt a resolution approving Down Payment Assistance Program preferences for Pleasanton Unified School District, City of Pleasanton, Livermore-Pleasanton Fire Department and Alameda County employees, and employees of not-for-profit agencies providing social services to Pleasanton residents

Community Development

3. Actions of the Planning Commission and Zoning Administrator

4. Adopt a resolution prohibiting parking of vehicles over twenty feet in length on the north side of the I-580 freeway sound wall on Pimlico Drive from 3897 Brockton Drive due east to 3783 Pimlico Drive

5. Introduce and waive first reading of an ordinance amending Title 11, Chapter 11.20, Section 11.20.010 of the Pleasanton Municipal Code changing the speed limit on portions of Stoneridge Drive from 45 MPH to 40 MPH

6. Approve on-call CEQA agreements with FirstCarbon Solutions, Placeworks, and Rincon Consultants, LLC


7. Accept public improvements performed by VSS International, Inc. for the Annual Slurry Seal Project, CIP No. 20504

8. Approve agreements with Biggs Cardosa Associates, Inc., and Moffatt & Nichol for on-call general structural engineering and bridge preventative maintenance services

9. Accept public improvements performed by Olympus and Associates, Inc. and approve Contract Amendment No. 1 for the third-party coating inspection firm CSI Services, Inc. for an additional $2,505 increasing the agreement amount to $102,458 for the Bi-Annual Water Tank Corrosion Repairs Project, CIP No. 18127


10. Approve first amendment to the Memorandum of Understanding with Alameda County Health Care Services Agency for the provision of COVID-19 testing services at the Alameda County Fairgrounds

11. Approve second amendment to the Memorandum of Understanding with the City of Dublin, the City of Livermore, and Stanford Health Care – ValleyCare for the provision of COVID-19 testing services at the Alameda County Fairgrounds

12. Approve lease agreement with the Alameda County Fairgrounds for use of property to provide COVID-19 testing services

Library and Recreation

13. Approve sixth amendment with Monte Vista Memorial Investment Group in the amount not to exceed $184,580 for grounds maintenance and burials at the Pleasanton Pioneer Cemetery

Operations Services

14. Approve first amendment to contract with Carollo Engineers for additional services related to preparing the basis design report for the Per-And Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) Treatment at Wells 5, 6, and 8 Rehabilitation Project, CIP No. 21166, in the amount of $100,000


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

If necessary to assure completion of the following items, the Mayor may alter time limits.

16. Consider adoption of a resolution authorizing the City Manager to purchase Renewable 100 as the default electricity product for Pleasanton’s municipal accounts and designating Brilliant 100 as the default product for residential, commercial, industrial accounts

17. Public Hearing: Consider introduction and waive first reading of an ordinance approving amendments to Chapters 18.08, 18.28, 18.32, 18.36, 18.44, 18.46, 18.84, 18.88 and 18.106 of the Pleasanton Municipal Code to comply with state legislation for accessory dwelling units; and adoption of a resolution amending the Master Fee Schedule for accessory dwelling units


Brief reports on conferences, seminars, and meetings attended by the 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 by emailing the City Clerk’ Office at

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.

Accessible Public Meeting

The City of Pleasanton can provide special assistance for persons with disabilities to participate in public meetings. To make a request for a disability-related modification or accommodation (e.g., an assistive listening device), please contact the City Clerk’s Office  at or (925) 931-5027 at the earliest possible time. If you need sign language assistance, please provide at least two working days’ notice prior to the meeting date.