City of Pleasanton

City Council Agenda

City Council Meeting Agenda

Tuesday, May 5, 2009

7:00 p.m.

City Council Chamber

200 Old Bernal Avenue


• Pledge of Allegiance

• Introductory remarks by Councilmember McGovern

• Roll Call


CONSENT CALENDARItems 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.

Administrative Services

1. Approve special meeting minutes of April 6, 2009 and regular meeting minutes of April 7, 2009

Community Development

2. Accept or appeal actions of the Zoning Administrator and Planning Commission

3. Introduction of ordinance amending Section 11.36.210 of the Pleasanton Municipal Code creating a three hour limited time parking zone

4. Adopt a resolution authorizing an application to the Metropolitan Transportation Commission for allocation of Transportation Development Act (TDA) Article 3 funds for bicycle detection equipment at selected signalized intersections and installation of bicycle racks at City facilities

5. Approve easements to the Alameda County Flood Control and Water Conservation District Zone 7 for a flood control outfall structure on Bernal Creek at the Arroyo de la Laguna (Bernal Property) and access to this structure

6. Second reading of Ordinance No. 1990 approving PUD-77, Dutra Trust; application for Planned Unit Development (PUD) development plan approval to subdivide a ten-acre site located at 1053 Happy Valley Road into five single-family residential lots and one open space parcel **Sullivan voted no at introduction


7. Accept the Monthly Disbursements and Investment Report for March 2009

Parks and Community Services

8. Authorize submittal of FY 2008/2009 applications for Alameda County Measure B Funds and Transportation Development Act (TDA) Article 4.5 Funds for the Pleasanton Paratransit Service

9. Accept proposed gift from Nancy and Gary Harrington “Monet’s Bench”, a bronze sculpture by artist Gary Lee Price

10. Accept proposed gift from Pleasanton artist Debbie Wardrope “Century House”, a pastel painting


11. Presentation of proclamation proclaiming May as Older Americans Month

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 MATTERSIf necessary to assure completion of the following items, the Mayor may establish time limits for the presentations by individual speakers.

13. Continued from April 7, 2009 – Public Hearing: PAP-133/PMCC-2, Gilchrist & Rutter, Vineyard Villa Consider an appeal of the Planning Commission’s denial of an application for a Vesting Tentative Map converting a 208-unit mobile home park located at 3263 Vineyard Avenue into residential condominium units (Attachments)

14. Continued to May 19, 2009 – Consideration of a resolution establishing an irrevocable trust, related documents and an interim investment strategy, for the purpose of pre-funding retiree medical benefits

15. Consideration of a resolution requesting Pleasanton Water Customers voluntarily reduce their water demand by 20% during the calendar year 2009

16. Consideration and introduction of a resolution amending compensation and other benefits for the City Attorney


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



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