January 15, 2013 City Council Agenda

REGULAR MEETING
TUESDAY JANUARY 15, 2013
DUBLIN CIVIC CENTER, 100 CIVIC PLAZA
DUBLIN CITY COUNCIL
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REGULAR MEETING 7 p.m.

1.

CALL TO ORDER
2.

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAG

3.

ORAL COMMUNICATIONS

3.1.

Presentation from the Livermore Valley Winegrowers Association [STAFF REPORT]

The City Council will receive an update from Chris Chandler, the Executive Director of the Livermore Valley Winegrowers Association, on their programs and activities to support the wine region.

STAFF RECOMMENDATION:

Receive the report.

3.2.

Mayor's Recommendation for Appointment to Heritage and Cultural Arts Commission

[STAFF REPORT]

On December 18, 2012, the City Council approved the Mayor’s appointments to the City’s Commissions and Committees. The City Council will consider the Mayor’s recommendation for a vacancy on the Heritage and Cultural Arts Commission.

STAFF RECOMMENDATION:

Confirm the Mayor’s recommendation of appointment to the Heritage and Cultural Arts Commission or provide other appropriate direction.

3.3.

Acceptance of Donation Grant from the Altamont Cruisers Car Club [STAFF REPORT]

Dublin Police Services’ Crime Prevention Unit was given a donation from the Altamont Cruisers Car Club. The donation amount of $3,000 will be used for presenting alcohol and drug awareness programs throughout the City of Dublin. The Dublin City Council will present the Altamont Cruisers Car Club with a Certificate of Appreciation for their donation.

STAFF RECOMMENDATION:

Accept the $3,000 donation, approve the Budget Change and formally recognize the donor.
3.4.

Public Comments

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4.

CONSENT CALENDAR

Consent Calendar items are typically non-controversial in nature and are considered for approval by the City Council with 1 single action. Members of the audience, Staff or the City Council who would like an item removed from the Consent Calendar for purposes of public input may request the Mayor to remove the item.

4.1.

Minutes of the Regular City Council Meeting of December 18, 2012 [STAFF REPORT]

The City Council will consider the approval of the minutes of the Regular City Council meeting of December 18, 2012.

STAFF RECOMMENDATION:

Approve the minutes of the Regular City Council meeting of December 18, 2012.

4.2.

Street Closures for 2013 St. Patrick’s Day Celebration [STAFF REPORT]

California Vehicle Code section 21101, subdivision (e), provides that local authorities may, by Ordinance or Resolution, temporarily close a portion of any street under their jurisdiction for “celebrations, parades, local special events, and other purposes” as long as the authorities determine that the closing is “necessary for the safety and protection of persons who are to use that portion of the street during the temporary closing.” In order to close streets affected by the 2013 St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Shamrock 5k Fun Run and Walk, it is necessary for the City Council to adopt a Resolution.
STAFF RECOMMENDATION:

Adopt Resolution authorizing temporary street closures for the 2013 St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Shamrock 5K Fun Run and Walk.
4.3.

Parks and Community Services Marketing Plan - Consultant Services Agreement

[STAFF REPORT]

The Fiscal Year 2012-2013 Parks and Community Services budget includes funding for the development of a marketing and promotions plan. Staff is recommending BW Research Partnership as a consultant to conduct market research and develop a comprehensive written marketing and promotions strategy for the Department.

STAFF RECOMMENDATION:

Adopt Resolution approving an Agreement with BW Research Partnership to develop a comprehensive written marketing and promotions plan for the Parks and Community Services Department.
4.4.

Authorization to Purchase Furniture as Part of the Civic Center Remodel Project through U.S. Communities Purchasing Agreement [STAFF REPORT]

Staff is seeking City Council authorization to purchase furniture from One Workplace as part of the Civic Center Remodel Project.

STAFF RECOMMENDATION:

Adopt Resolution authorizing the City Manager to purchase furniture from One Workplace pursuant to the U.S. Communities Government Purchasing Agreement.

4.5.

Moller Ranch Planned Development rezone with Related Stage 1 and Stage 2 Development Plans, and a Development Agreement for a 226.3-acre project area Located Along the East Side of Tassajara Road south of the City Limits [STAFF REPORT]

The City Council will hold a second reading of Ordinances approving a Planned Development Rezone with related Stage 1 and Stage 2 Development Plan and a Development Agreement between the City of Dublin and Braddock & Logan Services, I.

STAFF RECOMMENDATION:

Waive the reading and adopt an Ordinance approving a Planned Development Rezone with related Stage 1 and Stage 2 Development Plan for the Moller Ranch project; and waive the reading and adopt an Ordinance approving a Development Agreement between the City of Dublin and Braddock and Logan Services, Inc. for Moller Ranch.

4.6.

Check Issuance Report and Electronic Funds Transfers [STAFF REPORT]

The City Council will receive a listing of payments issued from December 1, 2012 - December 31, 2012 totaling $12,308,270.58.

STAFF RECOMMENDATION:

Receive the report.

4.7.

Civic Center Modifications Change Order Request [STAFF REPORT]

Staff is seeking City Council authorization for Change Order #3 to the Civic Center Modifications Project, Contract No. 12-12, which will expand the number of areas being re-carpeted as part of this improvement project.

STAFF RECOMMENDATION:

Approve Change Order #3 and authorize the City Manager to approve change orders up to a cumulative of $102,594 which are the remaining funds appropriated for improvements, as long as no individual change order exceeds $25,000.


5.

WRITTEN COMMUNICATION - None.
6.

PUBLIC HEARINGS

6.1.

Introduction of Ordinance Amending Dublin Municipal Code Chapter 5.100 (Parks and Recreation Areas and Facilities) [STAFF REPORT]

At the December 4, 2012 City Council Meeting, the City Council adopted an Ordinance which included an amendment to Dublin Municipal Code Chapter 5.56 (Smoking Pollution Control) to prohibit smoking within any City park. Staff is recommending an update to Dublin Municipal Code Chapter 5.100 - Section 5.100.110 (Activities in parks - Prohibited acts) and the Standard Park Rules Signs to reflect this change.

STAFF RECOMMENDATION:
Conduct the public hearing, deliberate, waive the reading and INTRODUCE an Ordinance amending Chapter 5.100 of the Dublin Municipal Code relating to the regulation of Parks and Recreation Areas and Facilities.

7.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS - None.

8.

NEW BUSINESS

8.1.

Review of City Policies Prohibiting City Councilmembers from Engaging in Political Activities During City Council Meetings, at the Civic Center and While Representing the City in an Official Capacity [STAFF REPORT]

The City Council will receive a presentation on existing policies adopted by the City Council that prohibit Councilmembers from engaging in political activities during City Council meetings, at the Civic Center and while representing the City in an official capacity, and will provide direction on changes, if any, that it would like made to these policies.

STAFF RECOMMENDATION:

Receive the staff presentation, deliberate, and provide Staff with direction on any desired changes to the policies established by Resolutions 19-11 and 26-08.



9.

OTHER BUSINESS

Brief INFORMATION ONLY reports from Council and/or Staff, including Committee Reports and Reports by Council related to Meetings Attended at City Expense (AB 1234).



10.

ADJOURNMENT

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The City of Dublin promotes and supports a high quality of life which ensures a safe and secure environment that fosters new opportunities.