Staff Reports

Staff reports for the current City Council meeting are available here Reports are listed by date and subject and do not contain attachments which may have been sent to the city council as part of the report.

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10/15/18 – Approval of a Conditional Use Permit for Eduardo Rocha of Rocha Jiu Jitsu for a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Academy at 1333 Grand Avenue 

10/15/18 – Consideration of the Award of the 2018-2019 Street Tree Pruning Project Contract to Arborwell, Inc. in the Amount of $187,201.95

10/15/18 – Receipt of a Report on the Condition of the Piedmont Community Pool and Possible Direction to Staff on Next Steps 

10/15/18 – Receipt of a Report on the One Year Pilot Program for Public Safety Cameras and Possible Direction to Staff on Next Steps 

10/15/18 – Presentation from Computer Courage and ClientFirst Technology Services Regarding the Status of the Implementation of the Information Technology Strategic Plan

10/15/18 – Consideration of a Citywide Plan for Street Traffic Striping 

10/15/18 – Consideration of the Award of the 2018 Street Traffic Striping Project to Chrisp Company in the Amount of $276,414.95, Determining the Project to be Exempt from CEQA, and Setting an Overall Project Budget of $336,386.40

 


Archived Staff Reports

01/16/18 – Consideration of Appropriations of the Private Donations Received for the Hampton Park Improvement Project

01/16/18 - 2nd Reading of Ord. 737 N.S. Granting a Franchise to Republic Services for Solid Waste Services and Approval of a Collection Services Agreement

01/16/18 - Introduction and 1st Reading of Ord. 739 N.S. Amending Division 17.40 of the City Code to Prohibit Short Term Rentals

01/16/18 - Consideration of a Heritage Tree Policy for Trees on City Property as Recommended by the Park Commission

01/16/18 - Verbal Report from the Aquatics Subcommittee

02/05/18 – Introduction and 1st Reading of Ordinance 740 N.S. Approving an Agreement to Reinstate and Amend Facility Use Agreement with Piedmont Educational Foundation

 02/05/18 – Consideration of a Resolution Designating the City Administrator and Finance Director as the City’s Agent for Applications for Federal and State Disaster Assistance 

02/05/18 – Presentation from East Bay Community Energy

02/05/18 – Receipt of the 2017 Year End Crime Report from the Police Chief 

02/05/18 – Consideration of the Purchase of Two Replacement Police Vehicles at a Cost of $53,962.64 per Vehicle 

02/05/18 – Consideration of Possible Direction to Staff Regarding Amendments to the City Charter

03/05/18 – 2nd Reading of Ordinance 740 N.S. Approving an Agreement to Reinstate and Amend Facility Use Agreement with Piedmont Educational Foundation 

03/05/18 – Consideration of an Agreement for Development of a Master Plan for Coaches Playfield with Callander Associates in the Amount of $24,985 and an Additional Appropriation of $10,000 to Fund the Project’s Contingency

03/05/18 – Consideration of the Following Actions Related to the Possible Amendment of the City Charter

a. Approval of a Resolution Proposing Amendments to the City Charter Modifying Term Limits for the City Council, Eliminating the 25% Cap on the General Fund Reserve, and Amending Sections Related to the Filling of Vacancies on the City Council and Board of Education

b. Approval of a Resolution Calling a Special Municipal Election for June 5, 2018, Requesting the Consolidation of the Special Municipal Election with the Statewide General Election, and Adding a Measure Relating to Amendments to the Charter of the City of Piedmont

03/05/18 – Consideration of Options Regarding a Direct Argument and a Rebuttal Argument Regarding the Charter Amendment Measure on the June 5, 2018 Ballot 

03/05/18 – Consideration of Regulatory Parameters Related to the Permitting of Short-Term Rentals 

03/05/18 – Consideration of Memoranda of Understanding with the Following Labor Groups for the Period of 7/1/2017 through 6/30/2020:

a. Piedmont Firefighters Association – Captains Unit – 7/1/2017 through 6/30/2020

b. SEIU Local 1021 – General Unit – 03/05/2018 through 6/30/2021

c. SEIU Local 1021 – Public Works Unit – 03/05/2018 through 6/30/2021

 03/05/18 – Approval of a Part Time Fire Prevention Officer Position in the Fire Department for a Two Year Period

 03/05/18 – Consideration of a Resolution Amending the Interim Design Guidelines Regarding the Recess of Windows and Making Technical Corrections

03/19/18 – Receipt of the Annual Progress Report on the Implementation of the City’s Housing Element

03/19/18 – Consideration of the Climate Action Plan 2.0 as Recommended by the Climate Action Plan Task Force

03/19/18 – Approval of a Resolution Adopting East Bay Clean Energy’s Brilliant 100 Plan for City of Piedmont Municipal Electrical Accounts

03/19/18 – Receipt of a Report on Updates to the City’s Facilities Maintenance Program

03/19/18 – Consideration of Fixing the Employer Contribution at an Equal Amount for Employees and Annuitants Under the Public Employees’ Medical and Hospital Care Act; AND Electing to Rescind Health Benefit Vesting Under Section 22893 of the Public Employees’ Medical and Hospital Care Act

03/19/18 – Consideration of FY 16-17 Year-End Appropriations and Carryforwards

03/19/18 – Consideration of FY 16-17 Year End Fund Transfers

03/19/18 – Consideration of the FY 17-18 Mid-Year Financial Report

03/19/18 – Consideration of a Date for a Council Work Session to Discuss Possible Amendments to the City Charter

04/16/18 – Approval of Resolutions Allocating Transportation Development Act (TDA) Article 3 Funds for the Oakland Avenue Bridge Railing Pedestrian Safety Project and Allocating SB 1 Funds to Magnolia Avenue Paving

04/16/18 -Approval of a Resolution Establishing the Pension Rate Stabilization Fund with Public Agency Retirement Services

04/16/18 -Approval of Resolutions Taking Positions on State Legislative Items and Propositions

a. Endorsing Proposition 69 & Supporting SB 1 – Transportation Funding

b. Endorsing Senate Bill 3 –Veterans and Affordable Housing Bond

c. Endorsing SB 5 – Drought, Water, Parks, Climate, Coastal Protection, & Outdoor Access Bond

d. Opposing Senate Bill 827 – Planning and Zoning: Transit-Rich Housing Bonus

04/16/18 -Appointment of Yildiz Duransoy as the Planning Commission Alternate for a Term Ending March 31, 2019

04/16/18 -Consideration of Employment Resolutions for the Following Unrepresented Labor Groups for the Period of 07/01/17 through 06/30/2020:

a. Confidential Employees

b. Professional, Technical & Supervisory Employees

c. Recreation/Childcare Employees

d. Mid-Management Employees (Parks & Project Manager; Building Official, Police Captain; and Police Support Services Commander)

e. Management Employees (City Clerk, Finance Director, Fire Chief, Planning Director, Police Chief, Public Works Director, and Recreation Director)

04/16/18 -Consideration of an Updated Investment Policy

04/16/18 -Presentation from Piedmont Council, Boy Scouts of America

04/16/18 -Consideration of Dracena Park Signage & Upper Lawn Improvements and Establishment of a Budget for the Project

04/16/18 -Introduction and 1st Reading of Ord. 741 N.S. Updating Leash Law Provisions, Clarifying Off Leash Areas, and Updating Outdated Provisions

04/16/18 -Introduction and 1st Reading of Ord. 742 N.S. Amending Chapter 17 – Planning and Land Use of the City Code Regarding Short Term Rentals

04/16/18 -Consideration of an Amendment to the Policy Allowing for Residents with Certain Physical Limitations to Receive “On-Premisis” (Backyard) Service at Curbside Rates

04/16/18 -Introduction and 1st Reading of Ord. 743 N.S. Making Technical Corrections to Chapter 17 – Planning and Land Use

04/30/18 – Consideration of a Resolution Adopting the Public Agencies Post-Employment Benefits Trust Administered by Public Agency Retirement Services

04/30/18 - Consideration of Possible Direction to Staff Regarding Amendments to the City Charter

05/07/18 – 2nd Reading of Ord. 742 N.S. Amending Chapter 17 – Planning and Land Use of the City Code Regarding Short Term Rentals and Approval of a Resolution Settings Fines and Fees for Short Term Rentals

05/07/18 – 2nd Reading of Ord. 743 N.S. Making Technical Corrections to Chapter 17 – Planning and Land Use

05/07/18 – Receipt of a Report on the Timeline for the November 6, 2018 General Municipal Election

05/07/18 – Approval of a Resolution to be Presented to Volunteers at the Annual Volunteer Reception for 2018

05/07/18 – Receipt of the FY 2016-2017 Audited Financial Statements

05/07/18 – Receipt of a Report on the 35% Conceptual Design for the Linda Beach Master Plan and Possible Direction to Staff

05/07/18 – Update on the Service Options Offered by East Bay Community Energy

05/07/18 – Receipt of the Police Department Quarterly Report for the 1st Quarter of 2018

05/07/18 – Introduction and 1st Reading of Ord. 744 N.S. Amending Chapter 9 (Garbage) of the City Code to Conform to the New Collection Services Agreement

05/07/18 – Consideration of Agreements with Pacific General Engineering in the Amount of $35,660 and Mark W. Shulkamp Electric Company in the Amount of $52,340 for Installation of New Street Lighting on the Oakland Avenue Bridge

05/07/18 – Consideration of the Third Amendment to the Employment Agreement between the City of Piedmont and Paul Benoit

05/21/18 - 2nd Reading of Ord. 744 N.S. Amending Chapter 9 (Garbage) of the City Code to Conform to the New Collection Services Agreement

05/21/18 – Presentation from Boy Scouts of America, Piedmont Council

05/21/18 – PUBLIC HEARING Regarding the Proposed Budget and Fee Proposals for FY 18-19 and the Levy of the Municipal Services Tax and Sewer Tax

a. Presentation of Report from the Budget Advisory & Financial Planning Committee

b. Report on the FY 18-19 Budget Proposal

05/21/18 – Consideration of the Default Electrical Service Option for East Bay Community Energy Residential Customers

06/04/18 – Approval of the Fifth Amendment to the Emergency Medical Services First Responder Advanced Life Support and Ambulance Transport Services Agreement between the City and the County of Alameda

06/04/18 – Approval of a Resolution Opposing the Tax Fairness, Transparency, and Accountability Act

06/04/18 – Approval of an Agreement with Piedmont Station LLC for Maintenance of Improvements on City Property

06/04/18 – Approval of an Exemption for CARE/FERA and Medical Baseline Customers From Automatic Enrollment in the 100% Renewable Service Option for East Bay Community Energy (EBCE) Residential Customers and Approval of Enrollment of Municipal Electrical Accounts into the EBCE 100% Renewable Service Option

06/04/18 – Consideration of a Resolution Declaring the City of Piedmont as a Sanctuary City

06/04/18 – Consideration of Possible Amendments to the City Charter

06/04/18 – PUBLIC HEARING Regarding the Proposed Budget for FY 18-19 and the Levy of the Municipal Services Tax and the Municipal Sewer Tax and Consideration of the Following:

a. By Resolution, Adopt the FY 18-19 Operating Budget

b. By Resolution, Adopt the FY 18-19 Other Funds Budget

c. By Resolution, Approve the FY 18-19 Schedule of Fees and Charges

d. By Resolution, Confirm the City’s Annual Appropriation (Gann) Limit

06/04/18 – Consideration of a Resolution Levying the FY 18-19 Municipal Services Tax

06/04/18 – Consideration of a Resolution Levying the FY 18-19 Municipal Sewer Tax

06/18/18 – Approval of a Renewed Agreement with Alameda County Regarding Collection of Taxes

06/18/18 – Consideration of a Resolution Setting Procedural Details for the General Municipal Election of November 6, 2018

06/18/18 – Consideration of an Agreement with Abbe and Associates LLC for Solid Waste Outreach Consulting Services in the Amount of $74,500

06/18/18 – Consideration of a Resolution Appointing Warren McLaren as Interim Fire Chief and Declaring an Exception to the 180 Day Waiting Period for Hiring of Annuitants

06/25/18 – Town Hall Meeting to Discuss Possible Amendments to the City Charter and Direction to Staff on Next Steps

07/16/18 – Approval of a Renewed Agreement with Alameda County Related to the City’s Community Development Block Grant Funds 

07/16/18 – Consideration of the Following Actions Related to the Possible Amendment of the City Charter

a. Approval of a Resolution and Measure Proposing Amendments to the City Charter to Modify Term Limits for the City Council, Modify the Procedures for Filling of Vacancies in Elected Offices, and Make Other Amendments to Conform the Charter to Modern Practice

b. Approval of a Resolution and Measure Proposing Amendments to the City Charter to Clarify the Reporting Structure for Officers of the City, Clarify the Departments Responsible for Maintenance of Park Lands and Recreational Facilities, and Make Other Amendments to Conform the Charter to Modern Practice 

07/16/18 – Consideration of Options Regarding a Direct Argument and a Rebuttal Argument Regarding the Charter Amendment Measure on the November 6, 2018 Ballot 

07/16/18 – Receipt of a Report on the 2016 Greenhouse Gas Emissions Inventory and Implementation Status of the Climate Action Plan 2.0 

07/16/18 – 2nd Reading of Ord. 741 N.S. Updating Leash Law Provisions, Clarifying Off Leash Areas, and Updating Outdated Provisions and Consideration of a Resolution Setting a Fine for Violations of Animal Related Provisions

08/06/18 – Appointment of Voting Delegate and Alternates for the 2018 League of California Cities Conference

08/06/18 – Approval of a Resolution Opposing S 3157 – STREAMLINE Small Cell Deployment Act

08/06/18 – Approval of a Renewed Facility Use Agreement with the Piedmont Swim Team until August 14, 2020

08/06/18 – Consideration of the Award of Contract for the City Hall Restroom Improvement Project to Alex Kushner, General Contractor in the Amount of $154,472; Approval of an Overall Construction Budget of $169,919; Authorization for the Public Works Director to Execute Change Orders; and a Determination that the Project is Exempt from CEQA

08/20/18 – Approval of an Amendment to Resolution 24I-18, Updating the Titles of Schoolmates Employees

08/20/18 – Approval of the Purchase of Two Replacement Police Vehicles at a Cost of $56,996.05 per Vehicle

08/20/18 – Approval of a Conditional Use Permit for Alan Statman of Trust Matters for a Financial Services Office at 1345 Grand Avenue, Suites 101 and 102

08/20/18 – Receipt of the Police Department Quarterly Report for the 2nd Quarter of 2018

09/04/18 – Approval of the Purchase of Replacement Body Worn Cameras for the Police Department in the Amount of $95,353.30 for Five Years 

09/04/18 – Approval of a Resolution Aligning the Salary of the Plans Examiner Position with the Recommendations of the 2017 Classification Study

09/04/18 – Appointment of Captain Scott Barringer as Interim Fire Chief effective September 8, 2018

09/04/18 – 2nd Reading of Ord. 741 N.S. Updating Leash Law Provisions, Clarifying Off Leash Areas, and Updating Outdated Provisions and Approval of a Resolution Settings Fines for Dog Related Infractions

09/04/18 – Receipt of a Report on the 2018 Pavement Project Report and Approval of a Contract for Design Services with Coastland Civil Engineering in the Amount of $98,076 

09/17/18 – Presentation from East Bay Regional Park District Board Member Dee Rosario on Measure FF on the November 6, 2018 General Election Ballot (Verbal Presentation Only)

09/17/18 – Consideration of the Appointment of Bret Black as Fire Chief Effective October 1, 2018 and Approval of a Resolution Outlining Benefits and Setting Salary at $193,164

09/17/18 – Receipt of a Report on the Progress of the Recreation Center Veterans’ Hall Master Plan

10/01/18 – Approval of the Biennial Update of the City’s Conflict of Interest Code (City Council Policy #24) 

10/01/18 -Authorization for the City Administrator to Sign Three Documents Related to the East Bay Sewer Collection Systems Agencies 

10/01/18 – Consideration of a Resolution in Support of East Bay Regional Parks District Measure FF 

10/01/18 -Consideration of a Report on Traffic and Safety Conditions on Oakland Avenue 

10/01/18 – Consideration of the Award of the 2018 Street Traffic Striping Project to Chrisp & Company in the Amount of $276,414.95, Determining the Project to be Exempt from CEQA, and Setting an Overall Project Budget of $336,386.40


 

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