Current Council Agenda


Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Special Meeting - Closed Session 6:00 p.m.

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. 

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* Pledge of Allegiance
* Remarks by Councilmember Pentin
* 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 Council

1. Ratify Mayor’s appointments to various boards and commissions

City Manager

2. Approve regular meeting minutes of May 5, June 2 and 16, July 21, 2020 and special meeting minutes of July 21, 2020

Community Development

3. Actions of the Zoning Administrator and Planning Commission

Economic Development

4. Approve temporary deferral of rent payments for one year for Pleasanton Downtown Association’s use of use of City property at 333 Division Street due to financial hardship from COVID-19

Operations Services

5. Ratify lease agreement with Pacific Mobile Structures, Inc. for the not-to-exceed amount of $162,325 for temporary office trailers at Operations Service Center to meet COVID-19 building occupancy guidelines 

6. Ratify lease agreement with Royal Restrooms for the not-to-exceed amount of $122,568 for portable restrooms at the Operations Service Center to meet COVID -19 building occupancy guidelines


7. 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.

8. Approve modifications to the City’s Down Payment Assistance Program to increase maximum loan amount, restructure the loan terms, and adopt a shared appreciation loan policy for repayment


COUNCIL REPORTS: 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.

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