ANTIOCH CITY COUNCIL

Annotated Agenda

January 23, 2001

City Hall Council Chambers
Third and "H" Streets
Antioch

6:00 P.M.

ROLL CALL for Closed Sessions
  PUBLIC COMMENTS for Closed Sessions
CLOSED SESSIONS
  1. "Chow Property," APN's 066-041-004, 066-055-001.  Negotiating parties:  City of Antioch (buyer) and Curtis L. Johnson, representing sellers.  Under negotiation:  instruction to negotiator will concern price.
  1. "Arata Property," 1307 West Fourth Street.  Negotiating parties:  City of Antioch (buyer) and David Thomas, representing sellers.  Under negotiating:  instruction to negotiator will concern price.

These Closed Sessions are authorized by Government Code 54956.8.

  1. CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL:  Existing litigation.  In the matter of Southern Energy Company's application to the California Energy Commission for a power plant near Antioch.  This Closed Session is authorized by Government Code  54956.9.

7:00 P.M.

ROLL CALL
  PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
ANNOUNCEMENTS OF CIVIC AND COMMUNITY EVENTS
PUBLIC COMMENTS - Only unagendized issues will be discussed during this time
COUNCIL REGULAR AGENDA
  1. RESOLUTION DIRECTING ENGINEER OF WORK TO PREPARE CONSOLIDATED REPORTS FOR THE ANNUAL LEVY OF ASSESSMENTS FOR STREET LIGHTING AND  LANDSCAPE DISTRICTS.

    Recommended Action:  Motion to adopt the Resolution Resolution 2001/06, 5/0  Added:  1A.  Jobs/Housing Balance Improvement Program Grant Application Authorize Mayor to sign Agreement and give $10,000 matching funds from Manager's special project fund

  1. UPDATE ON THE FORMATION OF ARTS AND CULTURAL FOUNDATION OF ANTIOCH

    Recommended Action:  Motion to proceed with formation of the Arts and Cultural Foundation of Antioch as directed by Council  Use the old system to appoint, nominees by Mayor, appointment by Council, 4/1, Simonsen

  1. CITY/COUNTY RELATIONS STEERING COMMITTEE ON HOUSING AND GROWTH MANAGEMENT

Recommended Action:  Motion to appoint a City Council representative Change alternate "to Aex officio" to be appointed by the Manager; 5/0, Freitas and Kalinowski, alternate

  1. CONSIDERATION OF BIDS FOR CONSTRUCTION OF A PARKING LOT AT ANTIOCH COMMUNITY PARK (PW 394-7P)

    Recommended Action:  Motion to award the contract to the low bidder in the amount of unit prices bid #B, 5/0

  2. REVIEW OF PARK SUBCOMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS

Recommended Action:  Motion to direct staff on desired course of action 4/1, Conley - move forward with Meadow Creek Villages Park; Prop 12, 5/0 - manager to appoint staff member and Park & Recreation Commission to appoint one member; Policy on balance to be held in March or when appropriate

  1. DRAFT PRINCIPLES FOR AN INTERIM TREATED WATER SUPPLY WITH THE CONTRA COSTA WATER DISTRICT

    Recommended Action:  Motion to approve the Modified Draft Principles of Agreement as resubmitted by the Contra Costa Water District and direct the Public Works Director to sign the Agreement Approved 4/1, Freitas

  2. LEGISLATION AND ADVOCACY

    Recommended Action:  Motion to direct staff as to Council's desired course of action Received, 5/0

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PUBLIC HEARINGS
  1. TAIT & ASSOCIATES, INC./ARCO AM-PM REQUEST AN APPEAL OF THE PLANNING COMMISSION'S DENIAL OF A USE PERMIT AND MINOR SUBDIVISION FOR AN AUTOMOBILE SERVICE STATION (ARCO AM-PM) INCLUDING 2,800 SQUARE-FOOT FOOD MART, TWO (2) COMMERCIAL BUILDINGS, EACH 7,200 SQUARE FEET IN SIZE, AND A MINOR SUBDIVISION TO CREATE A .8-ACRE SITE FOR THE AM-PM FACILITY FROM THE APPROXIMATELY THREE (3)-ACRE ORIGINAL SITE.  THE PROJECT IS LOCATED ON THE WEST CORNER OF HILLCREST AVENUE AND WILDFLOWER DRIVE.  FILE:  UP-00-25/A (Continued from 11/28/00) ( PUBLIC HEARING OPEN)

    Recommended Action:  Motion to continue to February 13, 2001 Continue to 2/13/01

  2. JANIE KAO REQUESTS AN APPEAL OF THE PLANNING COMMISSION'S APPROVAL OF A VARIANCE TO CHAPTER 5, ARTICLE 6 OF TITLE 9 OF THE ANTIOCH MUNICIPAL CODE TO ALLOW A FIVE-FOOT (5') REDUCTION IN THE REQUIRED FRONT YARD FROM 30 FEET TO 25 FEET, A 10-FOOT REDUCTION IN THE REQUIRED 20-FOOT SIDE YARD FOR BOTH STREET SIDES AND A 10-FOOT REDUCTION IN THE REAR YARD FROM THE REQUIRED 10-FEET TO ZERO FEET (0').  THE PROPERTY IS LOCATED AT 611 EAST EIGHTEENTH STREET.  FILE:  V-00-7

    Recommended Action:  Motion to adopt the Resolution denying the appeal and approving the applicant's (Prem Arora) request for a setback variance Resolution 2001/07, 5/0 - denying appeal; eliminate 72-inch masonry wall; add Condition #43, give apartment owner one (1) year to decide whether or not he wants security lights installed at a reasonable cost by the applicant

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  1. COUNCIL CONSENT CALENDAR

  1. APPROVAL OF COUNCIL MINUTES:  January 9, 2001

    Recommended Action:  Motion to approve the minutes Approved, 5/0

  2. APPROVAL OF COUNCIL WARRANTS

Recommended Action:  Motion to approve the warrants Approved, 5/0

  1. TREASURER'S REPORT - November, 2000

  2. Recommended Action:  Motion to approve the report Approved, 5/0

  1. RESOLUTION CREATING THE CLASSIFICATION SPECIFICATION FOR BUYER I/II AND DELETING THE CLASSIFICATIONS OF PURCHASING ASSISTANT AND BUYER

Recommended Action:  Motion to adopt the Resolution Resolution 2001/08, 5/0

  1. RESOLUTION ACCEPTING WORK AND AUTHORIZING THE CITY ENGINEER TO FILE A NOTICE OF COMPLETION FOR THE DEMOLITION AND REMOVAL OF BUILDINGS AND STRUCTURES AT VARIOUS LOCATIONS (PW 469-17)

    Recommended Action:  Motion to adopt the Resolution  Resolution 2001/09, 5/0

  1. RESOLUTION APPROVING THE JOINT OPERATING AGREEMENT WITH THE CITY OF PITTSBURG FOR THE SOMERSVILLE ROAD UNDERGROUNDING PROJECT (PW-300-17)

    Recommended Action:  Motion to adopt the Resolution  Resolution 2001/10, 5/0

  2. RESOLUTION APPROVING PLANS AND SPECIFICATIONS AND AUTHORIZING THE CITY CLERK TO ADVERTISE FOR BIDS FOR THE EAST EIGHTEENTH STREET SANITARY SEWER PROJECT (PW 225-20S)

    Recommended Action:  Motion to adopt the Resolution  Resolution 2001/11, 5/0

  3. RESOLUTION ADOPTING THE 1999 GROWTH MANAGEMENT COMPLIANCE CHECKLIST FOR THE SALES TAX/TRANSPORTATION INITIATIVE (MEASURE "C")

    Recommended Action:  Motion to adopt the Resolution  Resolution 2001/12, 5/0

  4. RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A DEFERRED IMPROVEMENT AGREEMENT FOR HEIDORN RANCH ROAD, MEADOW CREEK VILLAGE, UNIT 5, SEENO COMPANY (PW 569-5)

    Recommended Action:  Motion to adopt the Resolution  Resolution 2001/13, 5/0

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PUBLIC COMMENTS

COUNCIL REPORTS/COMMUNICATIONS

STAFF COMMUNICATIONS

ADJOURNMENT 10:48 p.m.


Notice of Availability of Reports

This agenda is a summary of the actions proposed to be taken by the City Council. For almost every agenda item, materials have been prepared by the City staff for the Council's consideration. These materials include staff reports which explain in detail the item before the Council and the reason for the recommendation. The materials may also include resolutions or ordinances which are proposed to be adopted. Other materials, such as maps and diagrams, may also be included. All of these materials are available at the City Clerk's Office during normal business hours for inspection and (for a fee) copying. Copies are also made available at the Antioch Public Library for inspection. Questions on these materials may be directed to the staff member who prepared them, or to the City Clerk's Office, who will refer you to the appropriate person.

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