Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final-revised
Meeting date/time: 11/7/2023 7:00 PM  
Meeting location: City Hall, 2263 Santa Clara Avenue, Council Chambers, 3rd Floor, Alameda CA 94501
The agenda was revised on November 1, 2023 at 5 pm to remove Item 5-H since it duplicated Item 5-G
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2023-3454 12-AConsent Calendar ItemRecommendation to Approve Jennifer Ott, City Manager, Abigail Thorne-Lyman, Base Reuse and Economic Development Director, Andrew Thomas, Strategic Advisor, Ted Anderson, Managing Director, Cushman & Wakefield, and Len Aslanian, Assistant City Attorney, as Real Property Negotiators for Roughly 32,500 Square Feet of Space within 2505 Monarch Street, Building 22 at Alameda Point. (Gold Bar Spirits Company, Inc.) (Base Reuse and Economic Development 29061822)  Not available Not available
2023-2687 12-BConsent Calendar ItemRecommendation to Approve Jennifer Ott, City Manager, Abigail Thorne-Lyman, Base Reuse and Economic Development Director, Andrew Thomas, Strategic Advisor, Ted Anderson, Managing Director, Cushman & Wakefield, and Len Aslanian, Assistant City Attorney, as Real Property Negotiators for 1605 Ferry Point, Alameda, CA (US Ecology, formerly known as NRC Environmental Services). (Base Reuse 29061822)  Not available Not available
2023-3494 14-AClosed Session ItemCONFERENCE WITH REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATORS (Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.8) PROPERTY: Approximately 32,500 square feet of space within 2505 Monarch Street (Building 22) Alameda Point, Alameda, CA CITY NEGOTIATORS: City Manager Jennifer Ott, Base Reuse and Economic Development Director Abigail Thorne-Lyman, Strategic Advisor Andrew Thomas, Ted Anderson, Managing Director, Cushman & Wakefield, and Assistant City Attorney Len Aslanian NEGOTIATING PARTIES: City of Alameda and Gold Bar Spirits Company, Inc. UNDER NEGOTIATION: Price and Terms of Lease  Not available Not available
2023-3497 14-BClosed Session ItemCONFERENCE WITH REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATORS (Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.8) PROPERTY: 1605 Ferry Point (Building 15) Alameda Point, Alameda, CA CITY NEGOTIATORS: City Manager Jennifer Ott, Base Reuse and Economic Development Director Abigail Thorne-Lyman, Strategic Advisor Andrew Thomas, Ted Anderson, Managing Director, Cushman & Wakefield, and Assistant City Attorney Len Aslanian NEGOTIATING PARTIES: City of Alameda and US Ecology, formerly known as NRC Environmental Services UNDER NEGOTIATION: Price and Terms of Lease  Not available Not available
2023-3435 14-CClosed Session ItemCONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORS (Government Code Section 54957.6) CITY NEGOTIATORS: Jennifer Ott, City Manager, Jessica Romeo, Human Resources Director, Edward Kreisberg, Outside Counsel, and Doug McManaway, Deputy City Attorney EMPLOYEE ORGANIZATIONS: International Association of Firefighters Local 689 (IAFF) UNDER NEGOTIATION: Salaries, Employee Benefits and Terms of Employment  Not available Not available
2023-3506 14-DClosed Session ItemCONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL - EXISTING LITIGATION Pursuant to Government Code § 54956.9(a) CASE NAME: City of Alameda v. Sheehan COURT: Superior Court of the County of Alameda CASE NUMBERS: 22CV009959, 23CV037442, 23CV038384 COURT: In the Court of Appeal of the State of California, First Appellate District, Division Two CASE NUMBER: A168300  Not available Not available
2023-3605 1 Closed Session ItemNovember 7, 2023 Closed Session Announcement  Not available Not available
2023-3524 13-AProclamation/Special OrderProclamation Declaring November 2023 as California’s Sikh Awareness and Appreciation Month in Alameda.  Not available Not available
2023-3069 13-BProclamation/Special OrderProclamation Declaring November 2023 as Lung Cancer Awareness Month.  Not available Not available
2023-3609 1 Proclamation/Special OrderProclamation Declaring November 12 through 18, 2023 as United Against Hate Week.  Not available Not available
2023-3518 15-AConsent Calendar ItemMinutes of the Special and Regular City Council Meetings Held on October 3, 2023. (City Clerk)  Not available Not available
2023-3525 15-BConsent Calendar ItemBills for Ratification. (Finance)  Not available Not available
2023-3472 15-CConsent Calendar ItemRecommendation to Authorize the City Attorney to Execute a Five-Year Agreement with George Hills Company for Third-Party Claims Administration in an Amount Not-to-Exceed $555,009 for Five Years. (City Attorney 61123042)  Not available Not available
2023-3486 15-DContinued Agenda ItemRecommendation to Adopt the City of Alameda 2023-2026 Strategic Plan. (City Manager 10021030) [Continued from November 7, 2023]  Not available Not available
2023-3503 15-EConsent Calendar ItemRecommendation to Approve First Amendment to the City’s Attorney Employment Agreement Granting Three Additional Administrative Leave Days Consistent with the Same Being Previously Granted to Other Executive Management Employees. (Human Resources 10023040)  Not available Not available
2023-3462 15-FConsent Calendar ItemRecommendation to Authorize the Purchase of One Compact Track Loader Consistent with Vehicle Replacement Policy in Amount Not-to-Exceed $152,562 from Peterson CAT. (Public Works 60141581)  Not available Not available
2023-3463 15-GConsent Calendar ItemRecommendation to Authorize the City Manager to Execute an Agreement with Ray’s Electric for Streetlight Conduit Replacement on Fernside Boulevard Project, P.W. No. 06-23-18, in an Amount, Not-to-Exceed $824,369, including Contingency. In accordance with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), this action is categorically exempt from further environmental review pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15301 (Existing Facilities). (Public Works 310)  Not available Not available
2023-3464 15-IConsent Calendar ItemRecommendation to Authorize the City Manager to Execute a Construction Agreement with Branco Construction, Inc. for the Fire Station No. 4 Dormitory Conversion and Renovation Project for an Amount Not-to-Exceed $263,000. In accordance with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), this action is categorically exempt from further environmental review pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Sections 15301 (Existing Facilities), 15302 (Replacement or Reconstruction), and (15303 New Construction of Small Structures). (Public Works C41000)  Not available Not available
2023-3480 15-JConsent Calendar ItemRecommendation to Authorize the Purchase of Two (2) Pierce Manufacturing, Inc. Enforcer 1500 GPM Pumpers/Engines from Golden State Fire Apparatus in an Amount Not-to-Exceed $2,452,522; and Adoption of Resolution Amending the Fleet Replacement Fund (601) Budget to Reduce Expenditure Budget for Fiscal Year 2024-25 by $1,522,500 and Increase Expenditure Budget for Fiscal Year 2023-24 by $1,002,000 to Purchase Two Fire Apparatus Engines. (Public Works 60141581)  Not available Not available
2023-3458 15-KConsent Calendar ItemRecommendation to Authorize the City Manager to Execute an Agreement with Bay Cities Paving and Grading, Inc. for Clement Avenue Safety Improvements, Project No. P.W.08-23-19, for a Not- to-Exceed Amount of $4,791,344, including Contingency; and Adoption of Resolution Amending the Fiscal Year 2023-24 Capital Budget by Defunding Revenue and Appropriations in Capital Improvement Program C11000 by $175,000, Defunding Revenue and Appropriations in Capital Improvement Program C61000 by $325,000, and Increasing Revenue and Appropriations for Capital Improvement Program C65200 by $500,000. In accordance with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), this action is categorically exempt from further environmental review pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15301 (Existing Facilities). (Public Works 310)  Not available Not available
2023-3460 15-LConsent Calendar ItemAdoption of Resolution Authorizing Submittal of Application for All CalRecycle Grants for which the City is Eligible. In accordance with California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), this project is categorically exempt from further environmental review pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15308 (Actions by Regulatory Agencies for Protection of the Environment). (Public Works 26241630)  Not available Not available
2023-3414 15-MConsent Calendar ItemAdoption of Resolution Authorizing the City Manager to Execute All Necessary Documents with the Metropolitan Transportation Commission to Accept $742,000 in Grant Funding and Provide the Necessary Local Match for the Demand-Based Parking Pricing and Curb Management Strategies in the Business Districts and Ferry Terminals Project. This project is exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15303. (Planning, Building and Transportation 26541642)  Not available Not available
2023-3476 15-NConsent Calendar ItemAdoption of Resolution Authorizing the City Manager to Execute a Grant Agreement between the State of California Department of Parks and Recreation, Division of Boating and Waterways, and the City of Alameda by and through the Alameda Police Department; and Adoption of Resolution Amending the Fiscal Year 2023-24 Police Grants Fund (Fund 221) Estimated Revenue and Expenditures Budget by $200,000 for the Surrendered and Abandoned Vessel Exchange Grant. This action is categorically exempt from environmental review under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines sections 15061(b)(3) (common sense exemption) and 15321 (law enforcement activities). (Police 10031130)  Not available Not available
2023-3498 15-OConsent Calendar ItemFinal Passage of Ordinance Authorizing the City Manager to Execute a Second Amendment to the Lease with Park Street Wine Cellars, Inc. for Approximately 700 Square Feet of Retail Space in the Historic Alameda Theatre Located at 2315 Central Avenue, Suite 122, to Modify Lease Term and Accelerated Rent Deferral Repayment Schedule. In accordance with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), this action is categorically exempt from further environmental review pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15301 (Existing Facilities). (Base Reuse and Economic Development 24061810)  Not available Not available
2023-3499 15-PConsent Calendar ItemFinal Passage of Ordinance Authorizing the City Manager to Execute a First Amendment to the Lease with Play House, LLC, Doing Business as Director’s Cut (Project Burger), for Approximately 1,850 Square Feet of Retail Space in the Historic Alameda Theatre Complex, Located at 2319 Central Avenue, to Modify Monthly Rent and Lease Term, Establish Operating Provisions, and Relieve Outstanding Rent. In accordance with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), this action is categorically exempt from further environmental review pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15301. (Existing Facilities). (Base Reuse and Economic Development 24061810)  Not available Not available
2023-3523 15-QContinued Agenda ItemFinal Passage of Ordinance Amending Article XV of the Alameda Municipal Code, Amending and Enhancing the Rent Control Program’s Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) Program and Terminating the Current Moratorium on CIP Applications and Making Other Necessary Updates. These actions are exempt from environmental review because they are not projects as defined under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) [CEQA Guidelines, Section 15378 (b)(2)] or because of no significant environmental impact [CEQA Guidelines, Section 15061]. (City Attorney) [Continued from November 7, 2023]  Not available Not available
2023-3451 16-AContinued Agenda ItemRecommendation to Clarify that the Previously Approved Animal Shelter Operator Agreement with Friends of the Alameda Animal Shelter Includes an Annual Increase Based on the Percentage Change in the Consumer Price Index for a Total 10-Year Compensation Estimate of $11,574,639. (City Manager 10021030) [Continued from October 17, 2023]  Not available Not available
2023-3439 16-BContinued Agenda ItemAdoption of Resolution Supporting Local, State, and Federal Efforts to Exonerate the Port Chicago 50. (City Manager 10021030) [Continued from October 17, 2023]  Not available Not available
2023-3448 17-ARegular Agenda ItemWorkshop to Provide Direction on De-Pave Park Design Options, including the Proposed Removal of Building 29 and Whether to Keep or Remove Building 25. The environmental effects of the design options have been addressed previously in an approved Environmental Impact Report and therefore no additional environmental review is necessary concerning Council direction on this item. Section 15162 and 15163, California Environmental Quality Act Guidelines. (Recreation 10051400)  Not available Not available
2023-3473 17-BRegular Agenda ItemRecommendation to Receive a Status Report on the Commercial Streets Program; Authorize the City Manager to Execute an Agreement with Ray’s Electric to Furnish and Install Commercial Streets Concrete Barriers for a Not-to-Exceed Amount of $343,747.68; and Authorize the City Manager to Extend the Parklet Program and Issue Updated Parklet License Agreements. In accordance with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), this action is categorically exempt from further environmental review pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15301 (Existing Facilities). (Public Works 310)  Not available Not available
2023-3500 17-CRegular Agenda ItemRecommendation to Provide Direction to Staff to Explore the Feasibility of Placing a Revenue Measure on a Future Ballot for Potential Infrastructure Funding or Other Possible Revenue Measures, including the City Manager Entering into Agreements with: (1) Clifford Moss for an Initial Feasibility Assessment in an Amount Not-To-Exceed $30,000; and (2) Fairbank, Maslin, Maullin, Metz & Associates (FM3) for Survey Development, Implementation, and Associated Analysis in an Amount Not-to-Exceed $40,750. These actions are not subject to further environmental review under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), Section 15378 (b)(4), CEQA Guidelines. (City Manager 10021030)  Not available Not available
2023-3496 17-DContinued Agenda ItemIntroduction of Ordinance Authorizing (1) the Transfer of 0.65 Acres to the Alameda Unified School District (AUSD), (2) the Conveyance of an Easement to AUSD for Parking and Access Purposes, (3) the Acceptance of an Easement from AUSD for Parking and Access Purposes, and (4) the City Manager to Execute All Necessary Documents in Connection Therewith to Facilitate the Renovation and Rebuild of Wood Middle School. These actions are categorically exempt from further environmental review under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA). CEQA Guidelines, Section 15305 (Minor Alterations in Land Use Limitations). (City Manager and City Attorney 10023040) [Continued from November 21, 2023; public comment was called and is closed]  Not available Not available
2024-3452 110-ACouncil ReferralConsider Directing Staff to Draft an Ordinance Amending the Sunshine Ordinance to Move to a Hearing Officer Model to Hear Sunshine Ordinance Complaints. (Mayor Ezzy Ashcraft and Councilmember Jensen) [Not heard on October 17, November 7, 21, December 5, 19, 2023 or January 2, 2024]  Not available Not available
2024-3516 110-BCouncil ReferralConsider Directing Staff to Draft an Ordinance Prohibiting Animal Testing and Experimentation on Property Owned or Controlled by the City of Alameda. (Councilmembers Herrera Spencer and Vella) [Not heard on November 7, 21, December 5, 19, 2023 or January 2, 2024]  Not available Not available