2011 Staff Reports

01/03/11 – Consideration of a resolution forming the 2011 Municipal Tax Review Committee and authorizing staff to open recruitment for the committee
01/03/11 – 1st Reading of Ord. 696 N.S. Amending Chapters 5 and 8 of the Municipal Code Adopting the 2010 California Building and Fire Codes
01/18/11 – 2nd Reading of Ord. 696 N.S. Amending Chapters 5 and 8 of the Municipal Code Adopting the 2010 California Building and Fire Codes
01/18/11 -Approval of a three year agreement with the City of Berkeley for Animal Shelter Services in the amount of $26,919.72 for FY 10-11 and $36,334 per year for FY-11-12 & FY 12-13
01/18/11 -Appropriate $18,814.93 to the Police Department Overtime account and $12,543.29 to the Police Department Equipment Replacement account from the FY 10-11 COPS Grant funds
01/18/11 -Receipt of 2010 annual crime report from the Police Chief

01/18/11 -Report from the Police Chief on requested staff information & recommendations as posed during the October 4, 2010 Council Meeting
01/18/11 -Introduction and 1st Reading of Ord. 697 Amending Chapter 17A of the City Code regarding Public Sewers and Private Sewer Laterals
02/07/11 – 2nd Reading of Ord. 697 N.S. amending Chapter 17A of the City Code regarding Public Sewers and Private Sewer Laterals

02/07/11 – Report on Piedmont’s participation in the 2010 US Census

02/07/11 – Presentation of the Sustainable Communities Strategy process proposed by the Association of Bay Area Governments and the Metropolitan Transportation Commission

02/07/11 – Consideration of the FY 10-11 Mid-Year Financial Report and analysis of upcoming sewer fund expenditures from the City Administrator and Finance Director

02/07/11 – Consideration of FY 10-11 mid-year budget adjustments including an appropriation of $35,000 and a transfer of $300,000 from the general fund, an appropriation of $60,000 from the equipment replacement fund, and appropriation of $450,000 from the sewer fund, and a transfer of $200,000 to the PERS Medical Fund

02/07/11 – Report to the community on the negotiations between the City and the Piedmont Swim Club

02/22/11 – Receipt of the 2nd Quarterly Report from the Public Safety Committee

02/22/11 – Approval of a charge for the 2011 Municipal Tax Review Committee

02/22/11 – Consideration of an agreement with Amland Corp in the amount of $49,949.94 for the LED Street Light Project

02/22/11 – Informational Update on the City’s Rebate Program under Energy California

03/07/11 – Approval of city council liaison assignments for the period from 3/01/11 to 2/29/12
03/07/11 - Appointment of Members to the 2011 Municipal Tax Review Committee<
03/07/11 - Consideration of the concept of use of City Property at 801 Magnolia Avenue by the Piedmont Center for the Arts
03/07/11 - Receipt of the FY 2009-2010 Audit Report

03/07/11 - Introduction of the concept of a shared Fire Chief with the City of Albany
03/21/11 – Consideration of Commission recommendations on the Moraga Canyon Sports Fields Project and direction to staff on possible additional environmental work that may be required
04-04-11   Update on the 2010 United States Census
04-04-11   Consideration of an agreement with the City of Albany for a shared Fire Chief in the amount of $133,375.720
4-04-11   Swim pool management transition plan status report and appropriation in the amount of $108,000 from the General Reserve to the Aquatics Division Fund
04-18-11   Approval of agreements for pool management services for the period 07/01/2011 to 12/31/2011;  a.  Joseph Perez in the amount of $36,000 and b.  Amanda Garcia in the amount of $27,000
04-18-11   Receipt of first quarter crime report for 2011 from the Police Chief
04-18-11   Consideration of the third quarterly report of the Public Safety Committee and a resolution extending the term of the committee to February 29, 2012
04-18-11   Report on negotiations with the City of Oakland regarding library services
04-18-11   1st Reading of Ord. 698 N.S. approving a lease agreement with Piedmont Center for the Arts for city property at 801 Magnolia Avenue
04-18-11   Consideration of rejection of low bidder, award of contract, and an agreement with Republic ITS in the amount of $52,910.00 for the LED Street Light Project
05-02-11   2nd Reading of Ord. 698 N.S. approving a lease agreement with Piedmont Center for the Arts for city property at 801 Magnolia

05-02-11   Consideration of a resolution authorizing the closure of city streets on Saturday, September 24, 2011 for the Piedmont High School Wellness Center’s FallFest 5K fund raiser

05-02-11   Consideration of a Wireless Communications Facility Application (#10-0338) submitted by T-Mobile West Corp. on behalf of PG&E at 275 Sandringham Road

05-02-11   Consideration of an appropriation of $75,384.62 to fund Piedmont’s portion of the financial obligations of the Associated Community Action Program of Alameda County

05-02-11   Presentation of the proposed FY 11-12 budget for the City of Piedmont (Proposed budget will be handed out at the meeting.)

05-16-2011   Consideration of contract for Temporary City Clerk

05-16-2011   Approval of a resolution to be presented to volunteers at the annual Volunteer Reception

05-16-2011   Consideration of Statement of Roles & Responsibilities between the City of Piedmont and EBMUD for implementation of the East Bay Private Sewer Lateral Ordinance

05-16-2011   Update on bids received for the HVAC Remodel of City Hall and Fire Department and request for staff directive on future action

06/06/11 – Consideration of a new Housing Element of the General Plan as recommended by the Planning Commission and two resolutions necessary for approval
a. Resolution adopting an updated Housing Element as a part of the General Plan
b. Resolution adopting the Housing Element Negative Declaration

06/06/11 – Draft Housing Element

06/06/11 – Consideration of a proposed fee schedule for the Piedmont Community Pool

06/06/11 – Consideration of a resolution approving the ABAG Fire Hazard Mitigation Plan

06/06/11 – PUBLIC HEARING regarding the proposed budget and fee proposals for FY 11-12 and the levy of the Municipal Services Tax and Sewer Tax

06/20/2011 – Approval of an agreement with Alameda County regarding collection of taxes

06/20/2011 - Approval of an agreement with Alameda County to participate in the CDBG Alameda Urban County Program for a three-year period

06/20/2011 - Approval of an extension of the existing agreement with Alameda County for First Responder Advanced Life Support Services

06/20/2011 - Acceptance of the Phase IV Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation Project with J. Howard Engineering in the amount of $1,603,145

06/20/2011 - Award of Contract for the 2011 Street Resurfacing Project to MCK Services, Inc. in the amount of $279,883

06/20/2011 - Consideration of FY 10-11 year-end appropriations and transfers for various departments in the amount of $270,003

06/20/2011 - PUBLIC HEARING regarding the proposed budget for FY 11-12 and the levy of the Municipal Services Tax and Sewer Tax

06/20/2011 - Consideration of adoption of the FY 11-12 budget for the City of Piedmont including the following:

a. By resolution appropriate the FY 10-11 fund balance to the applicable reserves
b. By resolution, adopt the FY 11-12 operating budget
c. By resolution, adopt the FY 11-12 capital budget
d. By resolution, approve the FY 11-12 fee schedules
e. By resolution, confirm the city’s annual appropriation (Gann) limit

06/20/2011 - Adoption of the FY 11-12 Municipal Services Tax

06/20/2011 - Adoption of the FY 11-12 Municipal Sewer Tax

07/05/11 – Approval of an agreement with Alameda County related to the city’s Community Development Block Grant funds

07/05/11 – Approval of an extension of the existing agreement with Alameda County for First Responder Advanced Life Support Services

07/05/11 – Update on EMBUD Sewer Smoke Testing Program

07/05/11 – Consideration of an offer, in principle, for the acquisition of library services from the City of Oakland for FY 10-11 and 11-12

07/18/11 – Appropriate $27,555.47 to the Police Department Equipment Replacement account from the FY 11-12 COPS Grant funds

07/18/11 - Receipt of 2011 mid-year crime report from the Police Chief

07/18/11 - Consideration of the appointment of Chester Nakahara as Director of Public Works retroactive to 07/01/2011 at a salary of $146,245 and approval of an employment agreement

07/18/11 - Receipt of a report on the implementation of adopted Environmental Task Force actions and the Climate Action Plan

08/01/11 – Designation of Councilmember Margaret Fujioka as voting delegate for the League of California Cities 2011 Annual Conference

08/01/11 - Receipt of the FY 10-11 4th Quarter Treasurer’s Report regarding the Local Agency Investment Fund (LAIF)

08/01/11 - Consideration of an appropriation in the amount of $5,750 to the Every 15 Minutes program sponsored by the Piedmont Unified School District

08/01/11 - Consideration of appropriations in the following amounts for the listed projects from Capital Improvement Project funds:
a. $30,911 for the Ronada / Ramona landscape triangle project
b. $15,000 for the City Hall Courtyard Wall Renovation
c. $75,000 for improvements to city property at 801 Magnolia Ave.

08/01/11 - Consideration of a Use Agreement with the Piedmont Center for the Arts for use of additional portions of the property at 801 Magnolia Avenue

08/01/11 - Community Pool Operations Report 

09/06/11 - Acceptance of the LED Streetlight project with Republic ITS in the amount of $52,910

09/06/11 - Acceptance of a report regarding the election timetable for the Regular Municipal Election on February 7, 2012

09/06/11 - Consideration of a resolution naming the Piedmont Park Tea Garden and Deck in honor of Jean Brown Wolfe

09/06/11 - Introduction of a report by the Municipal Services Tax Review Committee related to renewal of the Municipal Services Tax and the Municipal Sewer Tax

09/06/11 - Conduct a PUBLIC HEARING to consider the Planning Commission’s August 8, 2011 recommendation of approval of a seven-unit townhouse development at 408 Linda Avenue, including the following actions:

a. Certification of the Final Environmental Impact Report, including a Statement of Overriding Considerations and adoption of a Mitigation Monitoring Reporting Program;
b. Approval of an application for variance, design review and fence design review (#08-0099), subject to conditions of approval; and
c. Approval of a vesting tentative map application (#11-0062) to permit condominium ownership of the townhouses, subject to conditions of approval

09/06/11 – 408 Linda Avenue Project Exhibits I-VI and VIII

09/06/11 - Consideration of response to Draft EIR on ordinances proposed by Alameda County Waste Management Authority (Stopwaste.org) regarding mandatory recycling and single use bags

09/06/11 - Approval of a 3 year agreement with Novato Fire Protection District for Emergency Medical Billing Services specifying a fee of 5.6% of gross collections

 

09/19/11 – Appropriate $41,086.31 to the Police Department Equipment Replacement account from the FY 10-11 COPS Grant funds

09/19/11 – Approval of an agreement with CRW Systems, Inc. in the amount of $61,000 for purchase of business license software and upgrade of existing project tracking and permitting software

09/19/11 – Approval of a cooperative agreement with the Cities of El Cerrito,Albany, andSan Pablo to jointly solicit proposals for the procurement of municipal solar power

09/19/11 – Introduction and consideration of the 1st Reading of Ord. 699 N.S. regarding implementation of the municipal sewer surtax effective July 1, 2012

09/19/11 – Introduction and consideration of the 1st Reading of Ord. 700 N.S. regarding implementation of the municipal services tax effective July 1, 2013

09/19/11 – Discussion on Conditional Use Permit Compliance at Kehilla Community Synagogue

09/19/11 – Consideration of the award of the Calvert Court Resurfacing Project to Ransome Company in the amount of $113,160 and approval of an overall project budget of $139,486

 

10/03/11 – Rejection of all bids for the Linda Beach Tot Lot ADA Access Project

10/03/11 - 2nd Reading of Ord. 699 N.S. regarding implementation of the municipal sewer surtax effective July 1, 2012

10/03/11 - Introduction of the concept of a joint City/School District Facilities Replacement Fund

10/03/11 - Consideration of a renewal of a Conditional Use Permit for Piedmont Ballet Academy at 1333 Grand Avenue

10/03/11 - Consideration of a resolution approving procedural details for the Regular Municipal Election of February 7, 2012 including charging candidates the pro rata cost for sample ballot printing expenses

10/03/11 - Consideration of the appointment of John O. Tulloch as City Clerk/MIS Manager at a salary of $102,000 and approval of an employment agreement

10/03/11 - Approval of a 5-year agreement with Alameda County for First Response Advanced Life Support Services (FRALS) which will generate $60,000 of revenue in its first year

10/17/11 – Approval of a resolution authorizing the closure of city streets for the Piedmont High School Cross Country Team’s annual Turkey Trot fundraiser

10/17/11 - Consideration of  the Preliminary Report of the City Council Audit Subcommittee regarding the Piedmont Hills Underground Assessment District

10/17/11 - Consideration of Amendments to the Joint Powers Agreement for the Alameda Community Action Program (ACAP) to facilitate the wind down and closure of the agency

10/17/11 - Receipt of a status report on the Piedmont Community Pool

10/17/11 - Consideration of a resolution authorizing negotiations for the purchase of a Fire Engine and Ambulance, including an appropriation of an additional $28,005.89 from the General Fund

10/17/11 - Consideration of an agreement in the amount of $16,920 with Aqua Science Engineers, Inc. for underground storage tank consulting services

11/07/11 – Acceptance of the 2011 Pavement Project with MCK Services in the amount of $279,883

11/07/11 - Re-Appointment of Mr. Denny McLeod to the Alameda County Mosquito Abatement District Board for a term ending January 1, 2014

11/07/11 - Presentation by BART Board President Bob Franklin (Oral Presentation Only)

11/07/11 - Receipt of 2011 nine-month crime report from the Police Chief

11/07/11 - Appropriate $42,084.76 to the Police Department Equipment Replacement account from the FY 11-12 COPS Grant funds

11/07/11 - Consideration of a draft memorandum of understanding with Strategic Energy Innovations for the PG&E Pilot Innovator Grant which will provide $6,000 to the City over the term of the agreement

11/07/11 - Consideration of an environmentally preferable purchasing policy for the City of Piedmont

11/07/11 - Consideration of an agreement in the amount of $16,920 with Aqua Science Engineers, Inc. for underground storage tank consulting services (cont. from 10/17/11)

11/21/11 – Acceptance of the City Hall HVAC Project with American Air Conditioning in the amount of $273,096

11/21/11 – Discussion of reports and recommendations from the City Council Audit Subcommittee, the Municipal Tax Review Committee and the League of Women Voters Undergrounding Tax Force

11/21/11 – Approval of a fee schedule with Coastland Engineers for providing engineering services in relation to Phase V of the Sewer Rehabilitation project

11/21/11 – Approval of an agreement with Arborwell Tree Service in the amount of $72,067.59 for the 2011-2012 Street Tree Pruning Contract

 

12/05/11 – Consideration of an agreement with Pierce Manufacturing, Inc. and Medtec, Inc in the amount of $623,005.89 for the purchase of a new fire engine and ambulance

12/05/11 – Conduct a PUBLIC HEARING to consider the Moraga Canyon Sports Fields Project

12/19/11 - Consideration of an agreement with the Piedmont Swim Team in the amount of $16,500 for use of the Piedmont Community Pool in fiscal year 2011-2012

12/19/11 – Consideration of the City’s participation in the proposed Mandatory Recycling Ordinance and Single Use Bag Reduction Ordinance under consideration by Alameda County Waste Management Authority