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City Council Standing Subcommittees

Agricultural Enterprise Committee
This committee is comprised of two Council Members. This committee reviews policies, projects, and programs directly related to agricultural enterprise within the City and along the City’s boundaries in the County’s Agricultural Core. The scope of this committee is broadly defined to include: development of policies and procedures relating to the implementation of the City’s agricultural programs, and property or conservation easement acquisition and implementation.

The committee’s work effort involves staff primarily from the Community Development Department, the department which oversees the Agricultural Enterprise Program. When agenda items are scheduled, this committee meets quarterly as needed on the first Monday of March, June, September and December at 1:00 p.m.

This committee meets quarterly on the first Monday of March, June, September and December at 1:00 p.m.

Committee Members:
Council Member Erick Stonebarger

Vice Mayor Joel Bryant

 

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Land Use and Development Committee

This committee reviews items relating to major land use and community development policy topics and citywide areas of interest, including but not limited to: general plan, zoning, permit processing, strategic initiatives, ordinances, and other major matters or projects that could affect Council policy, set precedence, be highly controversial, or result in a significant expenditure of City staff or financial resources. This committee shall include the Chair of the Planning Commission who shall serve in an advisory, non-voting role to the committee.

The committee’s work effort involves staff primarily from the Community Development Department. When agenda items are scheduled, this committee meets monthly as needed on the third Monday of each month at 9:00 a.m.

This committee meets on the third Monday of each month at 9:00 a.m.

Committee Members:
Council Member Steve Barr
Vice Mayor Joel Bryant
(Alternate Mayor Robert Taylor)

Planning Commissioner Chairperson Lance Crannell

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Neighborhood Improvement Committee

This is an ad-hoc committee responsible for researching and evaluating programs to improve Brentwood’s neighborhoods. “Improvement” is broadly defined to include public safety, property improvements, such as property maintenance, code enforcement, and street trees; as well as behavior which may affect other residents.

The work of the ad-hoc committee is to make recommendations to the full Council and to receive direction from the Council. The work of this ad-hoc committee may involve significant commitment of City resources, including staff, legal work and budget.

The ad-hoc committee works with staff as needed to prepare a prioritized work plan to present to the City Council.  This committee’s work effort involves staff from several departments. The coordinator of staff support for this committee is Karen Chew. 

 

This committee meets as needed

Committee Members:
Vice Mayor Joel Bryant
Council Member Gene Clare

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Planning Commission Standing Committees

Design Review

This committee is designed to review minor changes to Planning Commission project approvals referred to them by Planning staff, as well as specific design elements deferred to the subcommittee by the Planning Commission.

 

This committee meets 2 times a month (2nd and 4th Thursday) at 10:00 a.m. in the Vista Conference Room, 150 City Park Way, Brentwood.

Committee Members:
Planning Commissioner Lance Crannell
Planning Commissioner John D. Fink

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City Council Ad-Hoc Committees

2013/14 - 2014/15 Operating/Capital Improvement Budgets
This ad-hoc committee will offer oversight and guidance by providing policy level direction and input on the City’s Fiscal Year 2013/14 – 2015/16 operating and capital improvement budgets and Development Fee Program. It will review debt issuance and refinancing opportunities; review and/or make recommendations concerning revenues and reserves; evaluate potential funding sources for the construction and/or operation of public facilities; and consider related policies

 

This committee meets as needed

Committee Members:

Council Member Steve Barr
Council Member Erick Stonebarger

 


2013/14 - 2014/15 Fiscal Model
Standing This ad-hoc committee will review current City Council/ Administrative Policies regarding their applicability to City Council Members; consider how violations of those policies by Council Members will be treated; and, as determined necessary, recommend updates of those policies to the full Council. In addition, the ad-hoc committee will review sample local government ethics policies; work with staff in developing an ethics policy for the City; and recommend that policy to the full Council for their consideration.

 

This committee meets as needed

Committee Members:

Council Member Steve Barr
Council Member Erick Stonebarger

 


Development Impact Fee Program Update
This ad-hoc committee will offer oversight and guidance during the City’s comprehensive review and update of the Development Impact Fee Program to: mitigate impacts of development; ensure funding for the construction of public infrastructure/facilities necessary to service new development; and assist in the creation of jobs necessary to support residential development and the infrastructure required to develop business and commercial opportunity sites.

 

This committee meets as needed

Committee Members:

Council Member Joel Bryant
Council Member Erick Stonebarger

 


Downtown Specific Plan/Business Promotion

The scope of this ad-hoc committee will be to review and provide policy guidance on the amending of the Downtown Specific Plan (DSP). The DSP was adopted in 2005. The City Council adopted a Strategic Initiative in 2010 which calls for amending the plan to be more concise and user-friendly, including technical adjustments, revisions to the sign regulations, and any other policy and program changes affecting land use and development in the Downtown. The ad-hoc committee will also provide staff with comments on the City’s programs for promoting Downtown business growth.

 

This committee meets as needed

Committee Members:

Councilmember Steve Barr
Councilmember Gene Clare (Alternate Mayor Robert Taylor)


Economic Development Initiatives

The scope of this ad-hoc committee will be to review and provide policy direction on the implementation of two components of the 2010/12 City Council Goals and Strategic Plan: Business Incentives and Employment Centers. The ad-hoc committee will review major staff initiatives related to business attraction and retention, such as the establishment of new business incentives, potential deals or opportunities to attract major employers, and other similar efforts. The ad hoc committee will review the possibility of partnering with other organizations to promote regional economic development, provide employment centers, and to develop business services and training in Brentwood. Lastly, the ad-hoc committee will undertake planning for infrastructure and public services to attract desired business and commercial growth at focused opportunity sites in the City.

 

This committee meets as needed

Committee Members:
Mayor Robert Taylor
Vice Mayor Joel Bryant


Ethics Policy Development

This ad-hoc committee will review sample local government ethics policies; work with staff in developing an ethics policy for the City; and recommend that policy to the full Council for their consideration.

 

This committee meets as needed

Committee Members:
Vice Mayor Joel Bryant
Council Member Erick Stonebarger


General Plan Update

In 2011 the City Council adopted a new Strategic Initiative, directing staff to initiate a comprehensive update of the City’s General Plan. The project commenced in mid 2012 and had its first public meeting in November of 2012. The scope of this ad-hoc committee will be to review the progress of the General Plan Update on a regular basis during its approximately two-year timeframe and to provide comments to staff, consultants, and a General Plan task force committee regarding the goals and policies of the new Plan.

 

This committee meets as needed

Committee Members:
Council Member Steve Barr
Vice Mayor Joel Bryant

 


Parks and Recreation

This ad-hoc committee interviews candidates for the Park and Recreation Commission and the Arts Commission and makes recommendations to City Council for approval. The Committee also works with the Brentwood Union School District and Liberty Union High School District on possible future joint use facilities in Fiscal Year 2013/14 – 2014/15.

 

This committee meets as needed

Committee Members:
Council Member Gene Clare
Mayor Robert Taylor

(Alternate Council Member Erick Stonebarger)


Post Redevelopment Agency/Successor Agency

This ad-hoc committee is comprised of two Council Members. This committee reviews issues arising from the dissolution of the Brentwood Redevelopment Agency; provides feedback to staff and recommendations to the City Council in its role as the Successor Agency to the Brentwood Redevelopment Agency; and reviews polices and recommendations governing the use of any available funds remaining or allocated to the City for affordable housing (previously allocated to the Brentwood Redevelopment Agency’s Low and Moderate Housing Income Fund).

This committee’s work effort involves staff from the Finance Department and Community Development Department. When agenda items are scheduled, this committee meets as needed.

 

This committee meets as needed

Committee Members:
Vice Mayor Joel Bryant
Mayor Robert Taylor


Sciortino Ranch Development Agreement

This ad-hoc committee is comprised of two Council Members. This committee will facilitate discussion of a Development Agreement for Sciortino Ranch which consists of approximately 65 acres located east of the Sand Creek Road and Brentwood Boulevard intersection. Although the City Council granted a series of land use entitlements for the site in 2009, it remains undeveloped. A Development Agreement would secure the existing zoning requirements that were adopted in 2009.  

 

This committee meets as needed

Committee Members:
Mayor Taylor
Councilmember Erick Stonebarger


Sewer, Water, & Solid Waste Rates

This ad-hoc committee will meet to discuss the issues related to implementation of the 2013 sewer, water and solid waste rates. Any special requests or permit requirements received in FY 2013/14 related to these utility services will be discussed as they may impact these rates and projected long-term financial condition of the enterprises 

 

This committee meets as needed

Committee Members:
Councilmember Steve Barr
Councilmember Erick Stonebarger


The Vineyards and Los Medanos College Project

This ad-hoc committee is comprised of two Council Members and reviews major policies and programs related to matters affecting future development at The Vineyards and at the future Los Medanos College (LMC) Brentwood campus site. Some of the major aspects of this large, complex project include, but are not limited to, development of a future events center, revisions to The Vineyards development agreement, future development of the LMC Brentwood campus, future development of Pioneer Square, and other miscellaneous, major policies related to the project.

The committee’s work effort involves staff primarily from the Community Development and Public Works Departments. Meetings are held on an as-needed basis

 

This committee meets as needed

Committee Members:
Councilmember Steve Barr
Mayor Robert Taylor


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