Current Council Agenda

Tuesday, May 18, 2021

7:00 p.m.

 Geologic Hazard Abatement District Special Meeting 

 City Council Regular Meeting


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 Testa
· 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 meeting minutes of April 29, 2021

2. Approve Memorandum of Understanding with the Alameda County Sheriff's Office for the Operation of the East County Animal Shelter

3. Approve FY2021/22 – FY2022/23 City Council Work Plan

Community Development Department

4. Actions of the Zoning Administrator 


5. Adopt resolution authorizing the Mayor to execute right of way contracts and grant temporary construction easements to the Alameda County Transportation Commission for the I680 Southbound Express Lanes between State Route 84 and Alcosta Boulevard Project

6. Adopt resolutions approving the Engineer's Reports for Landscape Maintenance Districts 1984-1 (Ponderosa-Del Prado), 1993-1 (Windsor), 1993-2 (Bonde Ranch), 1994-1 (Oak Tree Farm) and 1995-1 (Moller Ranch); declaring the intention to assess properties for the cost to operate and maintain the districts; and setting June 15, 2021 at 7 p.m. as the date and time for the public hearing


7. Adopt and waive second reading of Ordinance No. 2215 amending Title 3 of the Pleasanton Municipal Code to add a new Chapter 3.44 establishing a Johnson Drive Economic Development Zone (JDEDZ) Transportation Fee

Operations Services

8. Approve the purchase of a flusher truck from Vac-Con, Inc. in the amount of $344,178.59

9. Approve the purchase of a rotary mower from Turf Star Western in the amount of $111,112.14


10. 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.

11. Continued from May 4, 2021 – Adopt and waive second reading of Ordinance No. 2214 amending Municipal Code Chapter 1.22 to add a $1,000 voluntary campaign contribution limit and decrease the existing voluntary campaign expenditure limit to $24,000 for a council member candidate and to $30,000 for a mayoral candidate *Councilmembers Balch and Narum voted “no”

12. Introduction of the 2023-2031 (6th RHNA Cycle) Housing Element Update and 6th Cycle Regional Housing Needs Allocation process including the draft public participation plan


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’s Office at

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