Current Council Agenda

City Council Meeting Agenda

Tuesday, December 17, 2019

7:00 p.m.

City Council Chamber

200 Old Bernal Avenue

Pleasanton, CA 94566




* Pledge of Allegiance
* Remarks by Councilmember Testa
* 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 meeting minutes of November 19, 2019

2. Approve the re-nomination of Arne Olson as Pleasanton’s representative on the Housing Authority of the County of Alameda Housing Commission

Community Development

3. Actions of the Zoning Administrator and Planning Commission

4. Approve an agreement with Cascadia Consulting Group for $249,985 for services related to preparation of a Climate Action Plan update


5. Approve an amendment to agreement with Jeff Katz Architecture in the amount of $42,000 for additional construction support services required for the Pleasanton Library Staff Office and Storage Area Remodel Project, CIP No. 17750

6. Approve an agreement with Jeff Katz Architecture in the amount of $12,500 to perform a privacy needs assessment of Fire Station No. 2


7. Adopt a resolution making the finding that certain development impact fees subject to AB 1600 and SB 1693 collected and unexpended after five years are committed to particular projects


8. Adopt a resolution declaring that the costs for weed abatement including administrative costs, legal fees and costs, are a special assessment and impose a lien on vacant property off Fondry Court near Foothill Road, APN 946-4585-026-00 owned by Nicholas L. Jones

Human Resources

9. Adopt a resolution to amend the temporary, part-time/seasonal classification salary structure


10. Continued from December 3, 2019 - Introduction of an ordinance to amend Municipal Code §§2.28.030, 2.32.030, 2.34.030 and 2.39.030 to allow voting by youth members of the Human Services, Parks and Recreation, Library and Civic Arts Commissions as recommended by the Youth Commission


11. Adopt a resolution approving the Citizen’s Options for Public Safety Program (COPS) year 23 appropriation


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

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

13. Continued from November 19, 2019 – Public Hearing: Introduction of an ordinance to approve the application of Abbas Mash to demolish existing approximately 3,510-square-foot restaurant building; rezone the subject parcel from C-F (Freeway Commercial) District to PUD-C (Planned Unit Development – Commercial) District; and construct an approximately 10,980-square-foot, single-story, multi-tenant commercial building and related site improvements at 6455 Owens Drive

14. Public Hearing: Introduce an ordinance to add a new Section 18.140.030 Fines and Restrictions on Future Development for Illegal Historic Building Demolition to the Municipal Code; and adopt a resolution to modify the Purchasing Procedures and Manual to allow for contract cancellations when businesses violate the Municipal Code

15. Continued from December 3, 2019 - Approve loan agreement for $732,548 with the Hacienda Business Park Owners Association to renovate landscaped areas in the Hacienda Business Park

16. Ratify Mayor’s appointment of a Vice Mayor and City Council assignments to various committees and boards for calendar year 2020


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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