This public comment period is an invitation to members of the community to present issues, thought, or suggestions on matters not scheduled on this agenda. Comments should be limited to those matters that are within the jurisdiction of the City Council. The Brown Act restricts the Council from taking formal action on maters not published on the agenda. In response to your comments, the Mayor or presiding Council Member may:
Direct City staff to assist or coordinate with you.
A Council Member may state a desire to meet with you.
It may be the desire of the Council to place your issue or matter on a future Council agenda.
Please adhere to the following procedures when addressing the Council:
Comments should be limited to 3 minutes or less.
Your comments should be directed to the Council as a whole and not direct to individual Council member
Slanderous, profane or personal remarks against any Council Member or member of the audience shall not be permitted.
8. CONSENT AGENDA: Motion and Vote
The following routine items listed below are scheduled for consideration as a group. The recommendations for each item are noted. Any member of the public who wishes to comment on any Consent Agenda item may do so at this time. Any Council Member may request that any item be withdrawn from the Consent Agenda to permit discussion or change the recommended course of action. The City Council may approve the remainder of the Consent Agenda on one motion.
8.a Consideration of Cash Disbursement Ratification
Recommended Action: Ratify the listing of cash disbursements for the period October 1, 2015 through October 15, 2015.
8.c. Consideration of a Resolution Fixing the Employer Contribution at an Equal Amount for Employees and Annuitants Under the Public Employees' Medical and Hospital Care Act with Respect to the Unrepresented Members' Group
Recommended Action: Adopt a Resolution fixing the employer contribution at an equal amount and annuitants under the Public Employees' Medical and Hospital Care Act with respect to the Unrepresented Members' Group.
8.h. Consideration of Temporary Use Permit Case No. 15-019; Authorizing "Halloween in the Village"on Saturday, October 31, 2015 and Directing Staff to Implement Related Safety Measures Including No Parking Zones, Street Closures and Warning Devices
Recommended Action: Adopt a Resolution approving Temporary Use Permit 15-019, applied for by the Village Improvement Association, to authorize Halloween in the Village and directing staff to implement safety measures, including closure of East and West Branch Streets between Traffic Way and Mason Street, no parking zones, and the detour of automobile traffic on Saturday, October 31, 2015.
8.i. Consideration of Amendments to Consultant Services Agreements with Wood Rodgers and Point C for the Brisco Interchange Project; Status Report on Brisco On and Off-Ramp Closure at Brisco Road and US 101; and Consideration of Modification to the Test Closure Opening Date
Recommended Action: 1) Authorize the City Manager to execute an amendment to the agreement with Wood Rodgers for continued design services for the Brisco Interchange Project for a cost not to exceed $165,000 and term extension to December 31, 2016; 2) Authorize the City Manager to execute an amendment to the agreement with Point C for continued consultant services for the Brisco Interchange Project for a cost not to exceed $35,000 and term extension of December 31, 2015; 3) Direct staff to prepare a Caltrans permit modification to terminate the Brisco Ramp Test closure on January 1, 2016; and 4) Reallocate $200,000 from the construction phase of the project. Motion and Vote
8.j. Consideration of Adoption of an Ordinance Approving Development Agreement 15-002 for Development of Property Located at the Southwest Corner of East Grand Avenue and Courtland Street; Applicant -- NKT Commercial; Representative -- RRM Design Group
Recommended Action: Adopt an Ordinance approving Development Agreement 15-002.
11.b. Consideration of Parks Infrastructure Assessment Report and Parks Asset Replacement Schedule and Kingo Park Playground Structure Replacement
Recommended Action: 1) Receive and provide comments and direction on the draft Parks Infrastructure Assessment Report and Replacement Schedule; and 2) Allocate $25,000 from the Local Sales Tax fund for the replacement of the Kingo Park playground structure. Motion and Vote
(e)COUNCIL MEMBER HARMON: (1)County Water Resources Advisory Committee (WRAC)
(2)Air Pollution Control District (APCD) (3)Five Cities Fire Authority (FCFA) (4)Other
Any Council Member may ask a question for clarification, make an announcement, or report briefly on his or her activities. In addition, subject to Council Policies and Procedures, Council Members may request staff to report back to the Council at a subsequent meeting concerning any matter or take action to direct staff to place a matter of business on a future agenda.
Correspondence/Comments as presented by the City Manager.
15. COMMUNITY COMMENTS AND SUGGESTIONS:
This public comment period is an invitation to members of the community to present issues, thoughts, or suggestions, or to comment on any scheduled Closed Session items. Comments should be limited to those matters that are within the jurisdiction of the City Council. The Brown Act restricts the Council from taking formal action on matters not published on the agenda.
a.CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATOR pursuant to Government Code Section 54957.6: Agency Designated Representative: Dianne Thompson, City Manager Employee Organization: Service Employees International Union, Local 620
17.RECONVENE TO OPEN SESSION
Announcement(s) of any reportable action(s) taken in Closed Session will be made in open session, and repeated at the beginning of the next Regular City Council meeting as this portion of the meeting is not recorded or videotaped.
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