2005 City Council Staff Reports

1/03/05 – Award of Contract -Fiscal Year 2005 Street Tree Pruning Contract

1/03/05 – Ordinance Amending Chapter 17 Regarding Appeals, Review and Remand

1/03/05 – FY 2003-2004 Audit

1/03/05 – Recreation Childcare Employees Group Three-Year Agreement

1/03/05 – Approval of a Resolution Continuing the Appeal of 62 Farragut Avenue to the Regular Council Meeting of February 7, 2005

1/03/05 – Award of Contract to Municipal Maintenance Equipment, Sacramento in the Amount of $149,845 for the Purchase of a Schwarze Model A 9000 Street Sweeper

1/18/05 – Rezoning for 801 Magnolia Avenue

1/18/05 – Piedmont Hills Underground Assessment District – Status Report

1/18/05 – Mutual Aid Agreement Ð THE CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF FORESTRY AND FIRE PROTECTION AND THE PIEDMONT FIRE DEPARTMENT

2/07/05 – Pedestrian Safety Study on Oakland Avenue and Magnolia Avenue.

2/07/05 – Acceptance of Contract and Release of Retention with Ransome Company, San Leandro for the 2004 Street Resurfacing Project

2/07/05 – Investment Report: 2nd. Quarter Local Agency Investment Fund (LAIF) Statement

2/07/05 – Acceptance of Contract and Release of Retention with Ransome Company, San Leandro for Portsmouth Road Resurfacing.

2/07/05 – Appeal of Planning Commission Design Review Decision at 62 Farragut Avenue (#04-0461)

2/07/05 – Approval of an Agreement with the California Fire Fighter Joint Apprenticeship Committee for Pre-Employment Physical Ability Testing

2/07/05 – E-CORRESPONDENCE REGARDING TRAFFIC IMPROVEMENTS (2-7-05)

2/07/05 – AWARD OF CONTRACT TO WECO, INDUSTRIES, VALLEJO, CA. IN THE AMOUNT OF $164,300 FOR THE PURCHASE OF A SEWER EQUIPMENT COMPANY OF AMERICA (SECA) MODEL 800-HPR SEWER HYDRO FLUSHER

2/07/05 – Acceptance of a Gift from the Piedmont Garden Club in the Amount of $2,000.

2/07/05 – FY 2004-05 Mid-Year Appropriations

2/07/05 – Re-Zoning of 801 Magnolia Avenue

2/22/05 – Public Safety Personnel Vacancies Ð Fire and Police

2/22/05 – ADOPTION OF ENVIRONMENTAL NEGATIVE DECLARATION FOR THE DRACENA PARK CHILDRENS PLAY AREA PROJECT

2/22/05 – Informational Report on City of Piedmont Waste Diversion Rate, Construction and Demolition Ordinance, and Food Scrap Recycling.

2/22/05 – FBI Uniform Crime Report 2004 – Crime in United States

3/07/05 – Designating Piedmont Fire Department Ð As a Safe Haven for Abandoned Infants

3/07/05 – Planning Appeals Ordinance

3/07/05 – Site Visit Policy

3/07/05 – First Reading of an Ordinance Amending Chapter 17D, Regarding Second Units

3/21/05 – Approval of Salary and Benefit Resolutions for Management and Mid Management Employees

3/21/05 – Second Reading of Ordinance 653 N.S. Amending Chapter 17D, Regarding Second Units

3/21/05 – REQUEST FROM PIEDMONT SOCCER CLUB FOR SUNDAY USE OF BEACH PLAYFIELD

3/21/05 – Consideration of a Proposal for a Crossing Guard at the Intersection of Bonita Avenue and Oakland Avenue

3/21/05 – 801 Magnolia Avenue

4/04/05 – Wildwood/Crocker Avenues Undergrounding Assessment District

4/04/05 – 2005/2006 Community Development Block Grant Agreement

4/04/05 – Community Development Block Grant Cooperation Agreement between the County of Alameda and the City of Piedmont for Federal Fiscal Years 2006, 2007 and 2008

4/04/05 – AWARD OF CONTRACT AND SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATION FOR DRACENA PARK CHILDRENÕS PLAY AREA PROJECT

4/04/05 – Green Building Report

4/04/05 – Piedmont Hills Underground Assessment District – Status Report

4/04/05 – Resolution Providing Notice of Intent to Adopt Subdivision Ordinance

4/04/05 – Application #04-0329 to Subdivide the Property at 415 Pacific Avenue

4/04/05 – Application #04-0518 to Subdivide the Property at 71 Dudley Avenue

4/04/05 – UPDATE Ð FIELD TIME FOR SPRING UNDER 8 SOCCER

4/04/05 – Adoption of a Resolution Commending Residents of Piedmont for Volunteer Service in 2005

4/04/05 – First Reading of Ord. 655 N.S. – Development Agreement Ordinance

4/18/05 – APPROVAL OF AGREEMENT FOR JOINT USE OF FACILITIES WITH PIEDMONT UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT

4/18/05 – DRACENA CHILDRENÕS PLAY AREA PROJECT (continued from 04/04/05)

4/18/05 – Appointment of City Council Liaisons from 4/1/05 to 3/31/06

4/18/05 – Request for Funding and Appropriation from the Alameda County-Wide Homeless Continuum of Care Council

4/18/05 – 2005/2006 Transportation Development Act – Article 3 Funds

4/18/05 – Approval of an Agreement with Alta Bates Summit Medical Center to Provide 12 Lead ECG Equipment

4/18/05 – Police Chief Recruitment

4/18/05 – 2nd Reading of Ord. 655 N.S. Adding Chapter 17E to the Piedmont Municipal Code

5/02/05 – Appeal of Design Review Decision at 1 Maxwelton Road (Application #05-0089)

5/02/05 – Police Chief Recruitment (cont. from 4/18/05)

5/02/05 – Approval of a Revision to the City’s Agreement with Geoffrey L. Grote

5/02/05 – Consideration of Traffic Improvements on Oakland Avenue and Magnolia Avenue Including Possible Removal of Parking Spaces (continued from 3-21-05)

5/02/05 – Piedmont Hills Underground Assessment District

5/02/05 – FY 05-06 Budget

5/16/05 – DOROTHY CARTER MEMORIAL BENCH APPROPRIATION

5/16/05 – Investment Report: 3rd. Quarter Local Agency Investment Fund (LAIF) Statement

5/16/05 – Appointment of Shirley Price to the Centennial Committee and Sue Kawaichi to the Community Mediation Committee

5/16/05 – 801 Magnolia Avenue

5/16/05 – Approval of a Resolution Continuing the Appeal of 921 Kingston to the Regular Council Meeting of June 20, 2005

5/16/05 – Consideration of Possible Legal Action Related to Damage to City Owned Property in Piedmont Park

5/16/05 – Police Chief Recruitment

5/16/05 – Approval of an Agreement with the State Franchise Tax Board in the Amount of $500 for Disclosure of Business Locations in the City of Piedmont

5/23/05 – Wildwood/Crocker Underground Assessment District

06/06/05 – Approval of a two year extension of the existing Ambulance and Paramedic Provider Agreement with Alameda County

06/06/05 – Approval of an agreement between various cities in Alameda County and the American Heart Association for implementation of training sites

06/06/05 – Approval of a continuance of the appeal hearing regarding 139 Lexford Road to June 20, 2005 as requested by the appellant

06/06/05 – Approval of an appropriation in the amount of $36,040 to replace doors at the Veterans’ Building which have become inoperable

06/06/05 – PUBLIC HEARING regarding the proposed budget for FY 06-06, the levy of the Municipal Services Tax, and the Municipal Sewer Tax

06/06/05 – PUBLIC HEARING regarding a Conditional Use Permit for Patu at 1235 Grand Avenue, replacing the Grand Avenue Rug Gallery

06/06/05 – PUBLIC HEARING regarding a Conditional Use Permit for the Community Church at 400 Highland Avenue for expansion of facilities

06/06/05 – Consideration of the first reading of Ord. 656 N.S. which would set new criteria in Chapter 17 for second story additions (cont. from 11/29/04)

06/06/05 – PUBLIC HEARING regarding a proposed rate increase of 1.7895% for Republic Services under the existing franchise agreement for waste disposal

06/20/05 – Approval of a resolution renewing the Alameda County Operational Agreement for emergency services

06/20/05 – Authorization to apply for the Beverage Container Recycling and/or Litter Prevention Grant

06/20/05 – Approval of year end appropriations and transfers for various departments for FY 04-05

06/20/05 – Approval of construction agreements for the Wildwood/Crocker Undergrounding Assessment District

06/20/05 – PUBLIC HEARING regarding an appeal of the Planning Commission’s decision to approve with conditions design review for a new home at 139 Lexford Road (cont. from 06/06/05)

06/20/05 – Consideration of adoption of various parts the FY 05-06 budget for the City of Piedmont

06/20/05 – Adoption of the FY 05-06 Municipal Services Tax

06/20/05 – Adoption of the FY 05-06 Municipal Sewer Tax

07/05/05 – Approval of a renewed agreement with Alameda County for collection of taxes

07/05/05 – Consideration of a resolution defining possible “public facilities” uses for city owned property at 801 Magnolia and authorizing the preparation of CEQA documents

07/05/05 – Introduction of key concepts in the proposed new Subdivision Ordinance

07/05/05 – 2nd Reading of Ord. 652 N.S. amending Chapter 17 of the municipal code regarding appeals, review, and remand (cont. from 03/07/05)

07/05/05 – 1st Reading of Ord. 656 N.S. amending Chapter 17 of the municipal code regarding second story additions (cont. from 06/06/05)

07/05/05 – Consideration of award of contract for the 2005 Street Resurfacing Project to Gallagher & Burke in the amount of $419,992; to Ransome Company in the amount of $43,465; and appropriation of $20,457 to complete the work.

07/05/05 – Consideration of a request to purchase black and white police vehicles

07/18/05 – PUBLIC HEARING regarding an appeal of the Planning Commission’s decision to approve variance and design review for a second story addition and deck at 808 Blair Avenue

07/18/05 – PUBLIC HEARING regarding an appeal of the Planning Commission’s decision to deny variance and design review for enclosed living spaces at 1841 Trestle Glen Road

07/18/05 – Consideration of resolutions regarding assessments in the Wildwood/Crocker Avenues Underground Assessment District and the 1st Reading of Ord. 659 N.S. related to financing for the district

07/18/05 – Bond Purchase Contract for Wildwood/Crocker Avenues Undergrounding Assessment District

07/18/05 – Fiscal Agreement for Wildwood/Crocker Avenues Undergrounding Assessment District

07/18/05 – Proffer of Sale for Bonds for Wildwood/Crocker Undergrounding Assessment District

07/18/05 – 2nd Reading of Ord. 652 N.S. amending Chapter 17 of the municipal code regarding appeals, review, and remand (cont. from 07/05/05)

07/18/05 – 1st Reading of Ord. 656 N.S. amending Chapter 17 of the municipal code regarding second story additions (cont. from 07/05/05)

07/18/05 – Consideration of various actions related to the replacement of the City’s subdivision code

08/01/05 – 2nd Reading of Ord. 656 N.S. amending Chapter 17 of the municipal code regarding second story additions

08/01/05 – 2ndReading of Ord. 657 N.S. replacing in its entirety Chapter 19 of the municipal code regarding subdivisions

08/01/05- 2nd Reading of Ord. 658 N.S. amending Chapter 17 of the municipal code clarifying duties of the Planning Commission and City Council regarding subdivisions

08/01/05 – 2nd Reading of Ord. 659 N.S. related to financing for the Wildwood/Crocker Undergrounding Assessment District

08/01/05 – Acceptance of the 4th Quarter LAIF report from the Finance Director

08/01/05 – City Planner’s Report on Continued Appeal of Design Review Decision at 139 Lexford Road

08/01/05 – City Attorney’s Report on Continued Appeal of Design Review Decision at 139 Lexford Road

08/01/05 – Consideration of a resolution supporting the Amendment to the Measure B expenditure plan proposed by the Alameda County Transportation Authority

08/01/05 – Discussion regarding upcoming issues and potential projects for the City of Piedmont

09/06/05 – Receipt of a gift from the Piedmont Historical Society in the amount of $15,000 and appropriation of that amount to the Piedmont History Trail CIP account.

09/06/05 – Approval of a resolution supporting the Promote Respect Program and declaring the week of September 12, 2005 as “Promote Respect Week” in the City of Piedmont

09/06/05 – 1st Reading of Ord. 660 N. S. amending Section 17.20.9 to reinstate text regarding second story additions which was inadvertently omitted from the code in a prior version

09/06/05 – 1st Reading of Ord. 661 N. S. amending section 6.12 of the Piedmont Municipal Code to all for recovery of fees in nuisance actions

09/06/05 – Introduction of the Piedmont Mediation Committee

09/06/05 – Approval of a vehicle inspection brochure prepared by the Piedmont Police Department as part of its crime prevention program

09/06/05 – PUBLIC HEARING regarding an appeal of the Planning Commission’s decision to approve design review and variances for a second story addition at 453 Scenic Avenue

09/06/05 – PUBLIC HEARING regarding consideration of the Engineer’s Report for the Central Piedmont Undergrounding Assessment District

09/06/05 – Consideration of a Notice to Adopt a Negative Declaration regarding city owned property at 801 Magnolia Avenue

09/06/05 – Consideration of public policy issues relating to the decorations of city street trees by private parties

09/19/05 – Approval of a resolution commending P.G. & E. on the occasion of its 100th anniversary

09/19/05 – 2nd Reading of Ord. 660 N. S. amending Section 17.20.9 to reinstate text regarding second story additions which was inadvertently omitted from the code in a prior version

09/19/05 – 2nd Reading of Ord. 661 N. S. amending section 6.12 of the Piedmont Municipal Code to all for recovery of fees in nuisance actions

09/19/05 – Report from the City Clerk regarding the regular municipal election in March 2006

09/19/05 – Introduction of tax stabilization and reduction proposals by Councilmember Wieler

10/04/05 – Report from the Piedmont Fire and Police Chiefs regarding emergency preparedness

10/04/05 – Consideration of a Mitigated Negative Declaration regarding city owned property at 801 Magnolia Avenue of a Mitigation Monitoring Plan

10/17/05 – Consideration of a resolution approving the re-zoning of the City’s property at 801 Magnolia Avenue to Public Facilities and placing this matter before the voters at the Regular Municipal Election of March 7, 2006.

10/17/05 – Consideration of a resolution which would establish details regarding the March 7, 2006 Regular Municipal Election and request the services of the Alameda County Registrar of Voters

10/17/05 – Consideration of a tax stabilization and reduction proposal by Councilmember Wieler

10/17/05 – Consideration of a proposal from the City Administrator to organize the project list developed at the special City Council meeting of September 26, 2005

11/07/05 – Approval of an agreement with Rosas Construction for the 2005 Sidewalk Replacement Program based on per unit costs for three types of sidewalk

11/07/05 – Approval of a resolution authorizing street closures for the 4th Annual Turkey Trot fund raiser

11/07/05 – Approval of a resolution honoring residents of Piedmont who have served in the United States Armed Forces

11/07/05 – Acceptance of COPS grant funds in the amount of $100,000 and appropriation of $40,000 to the Equipment Replacement Fund and $60,000 to the Police Department Overtime Account

11/07/05 – PUBLIC HEARING regarding formation of the Central Piedmont Undergrounding Assessment District followed by a tally of the votes cast.

11/07/05 – Consideration of a tax stabilization and reduction proposal by Councilmember Wieler

11/07/05 – Consideration of a proposal from the City Administrator to organize the project list developed at the special City Council meeting of September 26, 2005

11/21/05 – Approval of a job description for Administrative Services Technician II at an annual salary of $66,612 and authorization to fill the position with a current 4-day per week employee

11/21/05 – Consideration of a direct argument regarding rezoning of 801 Magnolia Avenue on the March 2006 ballot

11/21/05 – Consideration of a proposal regarding traffic improvements on Oakland and El Cerrito Avenues

11/21/05 – Consideration of a report from the Recreations Aquatics Cooperative

11/21/05 – Background Report from the Recreation Aquatics Cooperative

12/05/05 – Acceptance of Project and Release of Retention with Ransome Company, San Leandro, for the Recreation Center driveway replacement

12/05/05 – Acceptance of the 2005 Street Resurfacing Project with Gallagher & Burke in the amount of $419,992

12/05/05 – Acceptance of the Phase III Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation Project with D’Arcy & Harty in the amount of $2,211,012

12/05/05 – Acceptance of the annual City audit report which has been reviewed and approved for filing by the Audit Committee.

12/05/05 – Approval of a Salary and Benefit Resolution for Chief Ravazza at an annual salary of $147,216

12/05/05 – 1st Reading of Ord. 662 N.S. amending in its entirety Chapter 17 of the Municipal Code

12/05/05 – Consideration of a parking standards policy which had been reviewed and recommended for approval by the Planning Commission