City Council approves four street improvement projects

The following is a wrap-up of the October 16 City Council meeting. You may view the full agenda or listen to an audio recording of yesterday’s meeting.

In a unanimous decision, the City Council approved several significant road rehabilitation projects in the City. These were divided under four projects, which include:

  • Additional paving along Live Oak Street from California Street to Pine Street using funds from Community Development Block Grant funds and the City for $29,543.76. This is a budget increase to an existing project that improved several areas along Broadway, Live Oak Street for the amount of $586,300 with a 10% contingency.
  • Work on the first phase of the 2017-18 Great Streets Improvement Project using I-Bank funding for the amount of $975,472.30. This project includes work on:
    • San Marino Avenue between Longden Drive and Las Tunas Drive
    • Broadway between Mission Drive and Junipero Serra Drive
    • Earle Street between Las Tunas Drive and Elm Street
    • Warner Lane between San Marino Avenue and the west end
    • Oak Lane between San Marino Avenue and the west end
    • Mission Drive between Sycamore Drive and Las Tunas Drive
    • Alanmay Avenue between Mission Drive and Junipero Serra Drive
    • Broadway Place between Broadway and Agostino Road
  • Work on Del Mar Avenue from the street 200 feet north of Valley Boulevard to Chestnut Street with new pavement, pedestrian ramps and bicycle lane striping for $1,170,596.00. The remaining 200 feet between Valley Boulevard and the southerly limit of the project will be repaved after the adjacent hotel construction project completes their off-site improvements.
  • Street improvements along Adelyn, Mount Vernon, Cresta, Pine Street and Live Oak for $975,472.30. Specifically, road rehabilitation will occur along:
    • Adelyn Drive between Mission Drive and Bradbury Drive
    • Mount Vernon Drive north of Alhambra Road
    • Cresta Avenue between Las Tunas Drive and Hermosa Drive
    • Pine Street between Las Tunas Drive and the north end
    • Live Oak Street between Pine Street and San Gabriel Boulevard

City Council approves new consultant for engineering plan checking

In a unanimous decision, the City Council approved a new consultant for Public Works for engineering plan checking services with RKA Consulting Group for an amount not to exceed $125,000. The agreement would occur for two years.

Finally, the City Council approved the following items: