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MINUTES OF THE CITY COUNCIL
OF THE CITY OF DUBLIN


REGULAR MEETING – JANUARY 15, 2013

 

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7:05 p.m.

Mayor Sbranti stated the meeting could not be officially called to order because there was not a quorum present. Cm. Hart would be absent as he was recovering from surgery. Cm. Haubert was expected to arrive at approximately 7:30 p.m. The official meeting would be called to order with Cm. Haubert's arrival.

A presentation was made by the Livermore Valley Winegrowers Association regarding a year in review.

Cm. Haubert arrived at 7:14 p.m.

A regular meeting of the Dublin City Council was held on Tuesday, January 15, 2013, in the City Council Chambers of the Dublin Civic Center. The meeting was called to order at 7:25 p.m., by Mayor Sbranti.

1 ROLL CALL

PRESENT: Councilmembers Biddle, Haubert, and Mayor Sbranti

ABSENT: Cm. Hart

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

The pledge of allegiance to the flag was recited by the City Council, Staff and those present.

ORAL COMMUNICATIONS

2 Presentation from the Livermore Valley Winegrowers Association

7:05 p.m. 3.1

This item was heard before the start of the official meeting due to the lack of a quorum, the City Council received the report.

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

7:26:00 PM 3.2

On motion of Mayor Sbranti, seconded by Vm. Biddle and by unanimous vote (Cm. Hart absent), the City Council confirmed the Mayor's recommendation of appointment of Timea Iharosi to the Heritage and Cultural Arts Commission.

ACTION 4

5 Acceptance of Donation Grant from the Altamont Cruisers Car Club

7:28:41 PM

On motion of Vm. Biddle, seconded by Cm. Haubert and by unanimous vote (Cm. Hart absent), the City Council accepted the $3,000 donation, approved the budget change and formally recognized the donor.

6 Public Comments

7:36:06 PM 3.4

Stephanie Ericson, Dublin resident, provided public comment.

Jan Cornish-Barcus, Livermore Amador Valley Transit Agency (LAVTA) representative, provided public comment regarding changes in LAVTA bus routes in Dublin.

Bruce Fielder, Dublin resident, provided public comment.

7 CONSENT CALENDAR

7:42:45 PM Items 4.1 through 4.7

Cm. Haubert pulled Item 4.3 for further discussion.

On motion of Vm. Biddle, seconded by Cm. Haubert and by unanimous vote (Cm. Hart absent), the City Council took the following actions:

ACTION 8

Approved 4.1 Minutes of December 18, 2012 Regular City Council meeting;

Adopted 4.2

RESOLUTION NO. 1 - 13

AUTHORIZING TEMPORARY STREET CLOSURES FOR THE
2013 ST. PATRICK'S DAY PARADE AND
SHAMROCK 5K FUN RUN AND WALK

Adopted 4.4

RESOLUTION NO. 3 - 13

AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO PURCHASE FURNITURE FROM ONE WORKPLACEPURSUANT TO THE U.S. COMMUNITIES GOVERNMENT PURCHASING AGREEMENT

Adopted 4.5

ORDINANCE NO. 1 - 13

APPROVING A PLANNED DEVELOPMENT REZONE
WITH RELATED STAGE 1 AND STAGE 2 DEVELOPMENT PLAN FOR THE MOLLER RANCH PROJECT (APNS 985-0001-001-01 and 985-0001-001-02)

PLPA-2011-00003

ORDINANCE NO. 2 - 13

APPROVING A DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT
BETWEEN THE CITY OF DUBLIN AND BRADDOCK & LOGAN SERIVICES, INC. FOR MOLLER RANCH (APNS 985-0001-001-01 and 985-0001-001-02)

PLPA-2011-00003

Received 4.6 the Check Issuance Report and Electronic Funds Transfersreport.

Approved 4.7 Change Order #3 and authorized the City Manager to approve change orders up to a cumulative of $102,594 which were the remaining funds appropriated for improvements, as long as no individual change order exceeds $25,000.

9 The City Council pulled Item 4. 3, Parks and Community Services Marketing Plan - Consultant Services Agreement for further discussion.

On motion of Vm. Biddle, seconded by Cm. Haubert and by unanimous vote (Cm. Hart absent), the City Council adopted

RESOLUTION NO. 2 - 13

APPROVING AN AGREEMENT WITH BW RESEARCH PARTNERSHIP
FOR DEVELOPMENT OF A PARKS AND COMMUNITY SERVICES DEPARTMENT MARKETING AND PROMOTIONS PLAN

ACTION 10

WRITTEN COMMUNICATIONS -None.

11 PUBLIC HEARINGS

Introduction of Ordinance Amending

12 Dublin Municipal Code Chapter 5.100 (Parks and Recreation Areas and Facilities)

7:49:57 PM 6.1

Mayor Sbranti opened the public hearing.

Bruce Fiedler, Dublin resident, provided public comment on this item.

Mayor Sbranti closed the public hearing.

On motion of Vm. Biddle, seconded by Cm. Haubert and by unanimous vote (Cm. Hart absent), the City Council waived the reading and introduced an Ordinance amending Chapter 5.100 of the Dublin Municipal Code relating to the regulation of Parks and Recreation Areas and Facilities.

ACTION 13

UNFINISHED BUSINESS- None

NEW BUSINESS

14 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

7:55:17 PM 8.1

By consensus, the City Council directed Staff to return with rules that included defining the meaning of political activity in the same manner as federal law defines political activity; and prohibiting political activity at the Civic Center, except for candidate forums and not including the parking lot in the definition of the Civic Center.

15 OTHER BUSINESS

8:18:48 PM

Brief information only reports were provided by the City Council and/or Staff, including Committee Reports and meetings attended at City expense (AB1234).

16 ADJOURNMENT

10.1

There being no further business to come before the City Council, the meeting was adjourned at 8:24:36 PM in memory of Staff Sgt. Sean Diamond and our fallen troops.

Minutes prepared by Caroline P. Soto, City Clerk.

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Mayor

ATTEST: ___________________________

City Clerk

DUBLIN CITY COUNCIL MINUTES
REGULAR MEETING
JANUARY 15, 2013