Current Council Agenda

Tuesday, August 4, 2020


On March 3, 2020 Governor Newsom proclaimed a State of Emergency due to COVID-19 and subsequently 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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7:00 PM City Council Special Meeting Agenda

* Pledge of Allegiance 
* Remarks by Councilmember Narum 
* 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.

1. Approve agreements with Hello Housing and ECHO Housing for First Time Homebuyer Program Administration Services

2. Adopt a resolution authorizing continued participation in the Alameda County HOME Consortium for and execution of documents to maintain eligibility of the consortium for HOME Program Funds in accordance with the National Affordable Housing Act of 1990

3. Actions of the Zoning Administrator

4. Approve agreement with Van Meter Williams Pollack for $120,400 for services related to establishing objective design standards for residential development

5. Second reading and adoption of Ordinance No. 2208 amending Municipal Code Chapter 9.32 and Title 18 to restrict the sale of flavored tobacco products, electronic smoking devices and related paraphernalia citywide; limit new tobacco sales within 1,000 feet of public schools, parks and recreation facilities; adopt minimum package sizes and pricing for tobacco products

6. Second reading and adoption of Ordinance No. 2209 to amend Pleasanton Municipal Code Chapter 9.32 to add a Tobacco Retailer Permit requirement **Brown and Testa voted no**

7. Approve plans and specifications, review bids, and award a construction contract to Suarez & Munoz Construction, Inc. in the amount of $598,000 for the Pioneer Cemetery South Hill Improvements Project, CIP No. 21765

8. Approve plans and specifications, review bids, and award a construction contract to Marshall Brothers Enterprises, Inc. in the amount of $220,734 for the Santa Rita Road (Valley to Mohr) Median Landscape Improvements Project, CIP No. 20736

9. Accept public improvements performed by Park Planet for the two playgrounds at Orloff Neighborhood Park, CIP No. 18745

10. Approve agreements with Dudek for environmental services in the amount of $45,810 and with Action Sports Construction in the amount of $49,000 for design and construction services for the downhill-only mountain bike trail at Augustine Bernal Park, CIP No. 20771

11. Approve on-call landscape architectural agreements with Callander Associates Landscape Architecture, Inc., Gates + Associates, Inc., PGA Design, Inc., and RRM Design Group

12. Accept public improvements performed by American Asphalt Repair & Resurfacing Company, Inc. for the Annual Slurry Seal of Various Streets Project, CIP No. 18504

13. Accept public improvements by Surf Thru Car Wash at 3598 Stanley Boulevard

14. Approve amendment to Subdivision Improvement Agreement for Tract 8259 with Ponderosa Homes II, Inc. to reimburse them the not-to-exceed amount of $293,595 for additional work on Valley Trails Drive and several adjacent courts

15. Approve plans and specifications, review bids, and award a construction contract to Mar Con Builders, Inc. in the amount of $6,988,000 for the Livermore Pleasanton Fire Department Fire Station No. 3 Project, CIP No. 17423, and approve third amendment to the agreement with Jeff Katz Architecture in the amount of $187,000 for construction support services for said project

16. Accept monthly disbursements and investment report for May 2020

17. Approve an amendment to agreement with Innovative Claim Solutions, Inc. to provide third party administration for the Worker’s Compensation program

18. Approve agreement with Cintas Corporation in the amount of $165,000 for Operations Services uniforms, towels, and mat service

19. Ratify fourth amendment to agreement with Terra Landscape in the amount of $626,820 for citywide median and Main Street planter bowl maintenance services

20. Ratify purchase order agreement with HACH Company by increasing the not-to-exceed amount from $95,000 to $125,000 for FY 2019/20

21. Ratify purchase order agreement with Lincoln Aquatics by increasing the not-to-exceed amount from $99,000 to 125,000 for chemical and equipment for FY 2019/20


22. Public Comment on matters not listed on the agenda – Speakers are limited to 3 minutes.

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

23. Consider adoption of a resolution accepting the FY 2020/21 Mid-Term Capital Improvement Program Budget

24. Approve amendment to agreement with HMH Engineers in the amount of $231,200 to complete the design and prepare biddable construction documents from the 35 percent design for a second westbound left-turn lane on Bernal Avenue at First Street and Sunol Boulevard, CIP No. 17556

25. Review and consider the City’s legislative framework with the 2020 focus areas and establish the City’s legislative positions on selected housing related bills and request City staff to monitor remaining legislation throughout the 2020 legislative cycle to determine whether the City Council should take a formal position


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


Posted: July 30, 2020



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