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MINUTES OF THE CITY COUNCIL
OF THE CITY OF DUBLIN


REGULAR MEETING – June 18, 2013

CLOSED SESSION


A closed session was held at 6:30 p.m., regarding:


CONFERENCE WITH REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATORS `

Property: A portion of Alameda County Assessor’s Parcel No. 905-0002-001-01 on the west side of Croak Road

Agency negotiator: Joni Pattillo, City Manager

Negotiating parties: Croak Properties LP

Under negotiation: Price and terms of payment



A regular meeting of the Dublin City Council was held on June 18, 2013, in the City Council Chambers of the Dublin Civic Center.  The meeting was called to order at 7:01 p.m., by Mayor Sbranti.

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1 ROLL CALL


PRESENT:   Councilmembers Biddle, Gupta, Hart, Haubert, and Mayor Sbranti

ABSENT:    None


PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE


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


2 REPORT ON CLOSED SESSION ACTION


Mayor Sbranti stated there was no reportable action during Closed Session.


ORAL COMMUNICATIONS


3 Introduction of New Employees


7:02 p.m.  3.1


The City Council welcomed new employees Carlos Moya, Accountant, Administrative Services Department, and Elizabeth Johnson, Intern, Economic Development/Community Development Department.

4 Certificates of Recognition for the Winners of the "Dublin Idol" Competition


7:07 p.m.  3.2


The City Council presented Certificates of Recognition to the winners of the Dublin Idol Competition.

5 Recognition of Achievement – Dublin High School Varsity Boys’ Golf


7:15 p.m.  3.3


The City Council read a Certificate of Recognition for the Dublin High School Varsity Boys’ Golf Team.

6 Acceptance of Gifts to City from Bike Month Contributing Sponsors


7:15 p.m.  3.4


On motion of Cm. Hart, seconded by Vm. Biddle and by unanimous vote, the City Council formally accepted the gifts from the Bike Month Contributing sponsors.


7 Public Comments


7:22 p.m.  3.5


No comments were made by any member of the public at this time.


8 CONSENT CALENDAR


7:23 p.m.  Items 4.1 to 4.10


On motion of Vm. Biddle, seconded by Cm. Gupta and by unanimous vote, the City Council took the following actions:

ACTION 9

Approved 4.1 Minutes of June 4, 2013;



Adopted 4.2

RESOLUTION NO. 94 - 13


APPROVING AN AGREEMENT WITH COUNTY OF ALAMEDA

FOR ADDITIONAL LIBRARY SERVICES

FOR FISCAL YEAR 2013-2014



Adopted 4.3

RESOLUTION NO. 95 - 13


APPROVING PARKING REGULATION ON GRAFTON STREET



Adopted 4.4

RESOLUTION NO. 96 - 13


ADOPTING THE MITIGATED NEGATIVE DECLARATION AND APPROVING PRELIMINARY ENGINEERING PLANS FOR DUBLIN BOULEVARD IMPROVEMENT PROJECT – SIERRA COURT/CIVIC PLAZA TO DUBLIN COURT



Adopted 4.5

RESOLUTION NO. 97 - 13


APPROVING FINAL MAP AND TRACT IMPROVEMENT AGREEMENT

FOR TRACT 7653, SORRENTO EAST – NEIGHBORHOOD 7


RESOLUTION NO. 98 - 13


APPROVING AGREEMENT FOR LONG TERM ENCROACHMENT

FOR LANDSCAPE FEATURES FOR TRACT 7653

SORRENTO EAST – NEIGHBORHOOD 7


RESOLUTION NO. 99 - 13


ACCEPTING PARK LAND DEDICATION CREDITS

FOR PARK LAND DEDICATION REQUIREMENTS FOR TRACT 7653

SORRENTO EAST – NEIGHBORHOOD 7



Adopted 4.6

RESOLUTION NO. 100- 13


ACCEPTING IMPROVEMENTS TO CIVIC CENTER MODIFICATIONS PROJECT

CONSTRUCTION CONTRACT 12-12



Adopted 4.7

RESOLUTION NO. 101 - 13


ACCEPTING IMPROVEMENTS OF THE

PUBLIC SAFETY COMPLEX DEMOLITION PROJECT, CONTRACT #13-02



Adopted 4.8

RESOLUTION NO. 102 - 13


AWARDING CONTRACT #12-13 / 12-14  

PUBLIC SAFETY COMPLEX AND MAINTENANCE YARD FACILITIES PROJECT

TO MIDSTATE CONSTRUCTION



Adopted 4.9

RESOLUTION NO. 103 - 13


APPROVING FIRST AMENDMENT TO AGREEMENT

TO ASSIGN AND ASSUME PURCHASE AND SALE AGREEMENT

AND ESCROW INSTRUCTIONS WITH UP AMADOR, LLC



Adopted 4.10

RESOLUTION NO. 104 - 13


APPROVING CONSULTING SERVICES AGREEMENTS WITH SHUMS CODA ASSOCIATES; INTERWEST CONSULTING GROUP; 4LEAF INC.; RBF CONSULTING; AND CIRCLEPOINT TO PROVIDE ON-CALL SERVICES, AND FEE AMENDMENTS TO EXISTING AGREEMENTS WITH A. S. DUTCHOVER & ASSOCIATES; CANNON DESIGN GROUP; DAVID L. BABBY; DAVID BABCOCK & ASSOCIATES; ENVIRONMENTAL FORESIGHT INC.; GRAINGER HUNT; JERRY HAAG & ASSOCIATES; KLUBER AND ASSOCIATES INC.; PAUL NIEMUTH & ASSOCIATES; PLACEMAKERS; ROSEN GOLDBERG DER & LEWITZ; STEVENSON PORTO & PIERCE; URBAN PLANNING PARTNERS; AND WRA INC.


WRITTEN COMMUNICATIONSNone.



PUBLIC HEARINGS


10 New Water Resources Element of the General Plan


7:24 p.m.  6.1


Mayor Sbranti opened the public hearing.


No public comments were received on this item.


Mayor Sbranti closed the public hearing.


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

RESOLUTION NO. 105 - 13


APPROVING A GENERAL PLAN AMENDMENT FOR THE NEW
WATER RESOURCES ELEMENT

PLPA-2013-00022

ACTION 11

12 Public Hearing: Adoption of Rates for

Garbage Collection, Disposal, and Recycling Services Provided By

Amador Valley Industries and Establishing the 2013-2014 Annual Assessment


7:41:05 PM   6.2


Mayor Sbranti opened the public hearing.


Gordon Galvan, representative from AVI, provided public comment on this item.


Mayor Sbranti closed the public hearing.


On motion of Cm. Haubert, seconded by Cm. Gupta and by unanimous vote, the City Council adopted

RESOLUTION NO. 106 - 13


AMENDING THE SCHEDULE OF SERVICE RATES

FOR INTEGRATED SOLID WASTE SERVICES


RESOLUTION NO. 107 - 13


APPROVING AND ESTABLISHING THE COLLECTION OF MINIMUM

RESIDENTIAL GARBAGE AND RECYCLING SERVICE FEES FOR FISCAL YEAR 2013-2014

ACTION 13


14 Public Hearings: Citywide Street Lighting Maintenance Assessment

District 83-1; Landscaping and Lighting Maintenance Assessment District 83-2 (Stagecoach Road); Landscaping and Lighting Maintenance Assessment

District 86-1 (Villages at Willow Creek); Landscaping and Lighting Maintenance Assessment District 97-1 (Santa Rita Area); Street Lighting Maintenance Assessment District 99-1 (Dublin Ranch Area and Tracts 7067, 7586, 8024, 8073, 8074)


7:53:32 PM   6.3


Mayor Sbranti opened the public hearings.


No public comments were received on these items.


Mayor Sbranti closed the public hearings.


On motion of Mayor Hart, seconded by Cm. Haubert and by unanimous vote, the City Council adopted

RESOLUTION NO. 108 - 13


APPROVING ENGINEER'S REPORT, CONFIRMING DIAGRAM

AND ASSESSMENT, AND ORDERING LEVY OF ASSESSMENT

CITY OF DUBLIN STREET LIGHTING MAINTENANCE ASSESSMENT DISTRICT NO. 1983-1


RESOLUTION NO. 109 - 13


APPROVING ENGINEER'S REPORT, CONFIRMING DIAGRAM

AND ASSESSMENT, AND ORDERING LEVY OF ASSESSMENT

CITY OF DUBLIN LANDSCAPING AND LIGHTING MAINTENANCE ASSESSMENT DISTRICT NO. 1983-2 (TRACT 4719)


RESOLUTION NO. 110 - 13


APPROVING ENGINEER'S REPORT, CONFIRMING DIAGRAM

AND ASSESSMENT, AND ORDERING LEVY OF ASSESSMENT

CITY OF DUBLIN LANDSCAPING AND LIGHTING MAINTENANCE

ASSESSMENT DISTRICT NO. 1986-1

(VILLAGES AT WILLOW CREEK)


RESOLUTION NO. 111 - 13


APPROVING ENGINEER'S REPORT, CONFIRMING DIAGRAM

AND ASSESSMENT, AND ORDERING LEVY OF ASSESSMENT

CITY OF DUBLIN LANDSCAPING MAINTENANCE ASSESSMENT DISTRICT 97-1

(SANTA RITA AREA)


RESOLUTION NO. 112 - 13


APPROVING ENGINEER'S REPORT, CONFIRMING DIAGRAM

AND ASSESSMENT, AND ORDERING LEVY OF ASSESSMENT

CITY OF DUBLIN STREET LIGHTING MAINTENANCE ASSESSMENT DISTRICT NO. 1999-1

(DUBLIN RANCH AND TRACTS 7067, 7586, 8024, 8073, 8074)

ACTION 15


UNFINISHED BUSINESS


16 Dublin Crossing Project Status Update


8:02:54 PM   7.1


Joe Guerra, representative of Suncal, provided comment on this item.


On motion of Mayor Sbranti, seconded by Cm. Hart and by unanimous vote, the City Council approved the Development Agreement Points as outlined in the Staff Report.

ACTION 17

18 Splatter Finale Options


8:54:11 PM   7.2


On motion of Cm. Haubert, seconded by Cm. Gupta and by unanimous vote, the City Council  approved a fireworks finale for splatter on September 21, 2013, and the continuation of fireworks or laser light shows in future years.

ACTION 19

20 Request for Increase in Sewer Capacity Assistance by Red Mountain Retail


9:02:43 PM   7.3


On motion of Cm. Hart, seconded by Vm. Biddle and by unanimous vote, the City Council authorized the allocation of additional sewer capacity to Red Mountain Retail Group.

ACTION 21


NEW BUSINESS


22 Request by Regency Centers to Participate in the Sales Tax Reimbursement Program


9:07  8.1


On motion of Cm. Haubert, seconded by Vm. Biddle and by unanimous vote, the City Council approved the request by Regency Centers for participation in the City’s Sales Tax Reimbursement Program.

ACTION 23

24 General Plan Amendment Policy and Status Report


9:14:28 PM   8.2


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

RESOLUTION NO. 113 - 13


APROVING A REVISED GENERAL PLAN AMENDMENT STUDY POLICY


and directed Staff to provide a regular update on the status of General Plan Amendments.

ACTION 25

26 East Dublin Transit Center Site A-1 General Plan and

Eastern Dublin Specific Plan Amendment Study Initiation Request


9:50:44 PM   8.3


On motion of Cm. Hart, seconded by Cm. Haubert and by unanimous vote, the City Council adopted


RESOLUTION NO. 114 - 13


APPROVING THE INITIATION OF A GENERAL PLAN AND EASTERN DUBLIN SPECIFIC PLAN AMENDMENT STUDY TO EVALUATE A PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO THE EXISTING HIGH DENSITY LAND USE DESIGNATION TO INCLUDE MEDIUM-HIGH DENSITY RESIDENTIAL USES FOR THE

2.86 ACRE A-1 SITE IN THE DUBLIN TRANSIT CENTER

(APN 986-0034-007-00)

ACTION 27


28 The Groves Lot 3 and Sub Area 3 General Plan and

Eastern Dublin Specific Plan Amendment Study Initiation Request


10:10 p.m.  8.4


Cm. Gupta stated, “Because I have an ownership in property that is within 500 feet of the Groves Lot 3, I am, out of an abundance of caution, recusing myself from participation in the City Council’s discussion of that matter.  I ask that the City Clerk make note of my recusal in the meeting minutes.”  Cm. Gupta left the dais.


Abe Gupta, Dublin resident, provided public comment on this item.


On motion of Vm. Biddle, seconded by Cm. Haubert and by unanimous vote (Cm. Gupta having recused himself), the City Council adopted


RESOLUTION NO. 115 - 13


APPROVING INITIATION OF A GENERAL PLAN AND EASTERN DUBLIN SPECIFIC PLAN AMENDMENT STUDY TO EVALUATE A PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO ALLOW MEDIUM-HIGH DENSITY AND THE EXISTING HIGH DENSITY RESIDENTIAL LAND USES FOR THE

GROVES LOT 3

(APN 985-0027-012)


Cm. Gupta returned to the dais.


Kevin Fryer, representative of MVP Properties, provided comments on this item.


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


RESOLUTION NO. 116 - 13


APPROVING INITIATION OF A GENERAL PLAN AND EASTERN DUBLIN SPECIFIC PLAN AMENDMENT STUDY TO EVALUATE A PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO CHANGE APPROXIMATELY 17.5 ACRES OF OPEN SPACE TO RURAL RESIDENTIAL AGRICULTURE AND TO CHANGE APPROXIMATELY 7.2 ACRES OF OPEN SPACE TO MEDIUM DENSITY RESIDENTIAL LAND USES  ON SUB AREA 3 OF DUBLIN RANCH

(APN 985-0048-005)

ACTION 29

30 8.4 Part 2 - Sub Area 3

ACTION 31

32 Designation of Two Council Members as

City Representatives to Discuss Compensation with City Attorney


10:32 p.m.  8.5



On motion of Mayor Sbranti, seconded by Cm. Hart and by unanimous vote, the City Council designated Vm. Biddle and Cm. Gupta to discuss compensation with the City Attorney.

ACTION 33


34 OTHER BUSINESS


10:39:37 PM  p.m.


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


City Manager Pattillo stated the first regularly scheduled meeting in July would be cancelled.


35 ADJOURNMENT


10.1


There being no further business to come before the City Council, the meeting was adjourned at 10:51:00 PM in memory of Staff Sgt. Sean Diamond and our fallen troops.


Minutes prepared by Caroline P. Soto, City Clerk/Records Manager.




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                    Mayor


ATTEST: ___________________________

    City Clerk/Records Manager