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CITY OF SANTA BARBARA

CITY COUNCIL

OCTOBER 25, 2011

AGENDA

 

 

 

ORDER OF BUSINESS

 

12:30 p.m. - Finance Committee Meeting, David Gebhard Public

Meeting Room, 630 Garden Street

2:00 p.m. - City Council Meeting

 

 

ORDINANCE COMMITTEE AND FINANCE COMMITTEE MEETINGS

FINANCE COMMITTEE MEETING - 12:30 P.M. IN THE DAVID GEBHARD PUBLIC MEETING ROOM, 630 GARDEN STREET (120.03)

Finance Committee Agenda

Subject: September 30, 2011, Investment Report And September 30, 2011, Fiscal Agent Report (Dept. Head: RS)

Recommendation: That the Finance Committee recommend that Council:

A. Accept the September 30, 2011, Investment Report; and

B. Accept the September 30, 2011, Fiscal Agent Report.

(See Council Agenda Item No. 1)

 

 

 

 

REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING 2:00 P.M.

 

AFTERNOON SESSION

CALL TO ORDER

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

ROLL CALL

CHANGES TO THE AGENDA

PUBLIC COMMENT

CONSENT CALENDAR

CITY COUNCIL

1.            Subject: September 30, 2011, Investment Report And September 30, 2011, Fiscal Agent Report (260.02)

Recommendation: That Council:

A. Accept the September 30, 2011, Investment Report; and

B. Accept the September 30, 2011, Fiscal Agent Report.

2.            Subject: Contract With Arcadis US, Inc., For Environmental Services For The Chapala Bridge Replacement Project (530.04)

Recommendation: That Council authorize the Public Works Director to execute a City Professional Services contract with Arcadis US, Inc., in the amount of $13,500 for environmental services for the Chapala Bridge Replacement Project relating to the impact of pile driving in Mission Creek, and authorize the Public Works Director to approve expenditures of up to $1,350 for extra services of Arcadis US, Inc., that may result from necessary changes in the scope of work.

3.            Subject: Contract For Construction With Lash Construction For Intersection Improvement Project At Anacapa And Carrillo Streets (530.04)

Recommendation: That Council:

A. Accept Federal Highway Safety Improvement Program funding in the total amount of $400,000;

B. Increase estimated revenues by $400,000 in the Fiscal Year 2012 Streets Capital Fund and appropriate $400,000 for the Intersection Improvement Project at Anacapa and Carrillo Streets;

C. Award a contract with Lash Construction in their low bid amount of $319,895 for construction of the Intersection Improvement Project at Anacapa and Carrillo Streets, Bid No. 3576; and

D. Authorize the Public Works Director to execute the contract and approve expenditures up to $48,000 to cover any cost increases that may result from contract change orders for extra work and differences between estimated bid quantities and actual quantities measured for payment.

4.            Subject: Contract For Capital Asset Management Support Services For El Estero Wastewater Treatment Plant (540.13)

Recommendation: That Council authorize the Public Works Director to execute a contract with Carollo Engineers, Inc., in the amount of $223,927 to provide capital asset management support services for the El Estero Wastewater Treatment Plant, and authorize the Public Works Director to approve expenditures of up to $24,881 for extra services of Carollo Engineers, Inc., that may result from necessary changes in the scope of work, for a total not-to-exceed amount of $248,808.

5.            Subject: Contract With Leach Mounce Architects For Design Services For The Temporary Relocation Of The 9-1-1 Call Center (550.05)

Recommendation: That Council authorize the Public Works Director to execute a City Professional Services contract with Leach Mounce Architects in the amount of $190,808 for design services for Tenant Improvements to the Granada Garage Office Building for the Temporary Relocation of the 9-1-1 Call Center, and authorize the Public Works Director to approve expenditures of up to $19,000 for extra services of Leach Mounce Architects that may result from necessary changes in the scope of work.

6.            Subject: Authorization To Submit A Land And Water Conservation Fund Grant Application For Up To $300,000 For The Mesa Lane Steps Reconstruction Project (570.05)

Recommendation: That Council adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Authorizing the Parks and Recreation Director to Submit a Grant Application to the California Department of Parks and Recreation Under the Land and Water Conservation Fund Program for the Mesa Lane Steps Reconstruction Project.

7.            Subject: Participation In UCSB/UCSD Application For Federal Sea Grant Funding (650.08)

Recommendation: That Council approve an in-kind staff time contribution, not to exceed $25,000, for City participation as a community partner in a UCSB/UCSD application for a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Sea Grant to research the vulnerability and adaptation of Santa Barbara coastal ecosystems to climate change effects.

8.            Subject: Declare Property At 136 W. Haley Street As Excess And Subject To Disposal By Public Auction (330.03)

Recommendation: That Council declare the real property located at 136 W. Haley Street as excess to the City's needs and authorize staff to begin the process required by the City Charter and Municipal Code for the disposition of said property.

9.            Subject: Final Community Priority Designation For Children's Museum At 125 State Street (640.09)

Recommendation: That Council find that the Children's Museum development project at 125 State Street meets the definition of a Community Priority Project, and grant the project a Final Community Priority Designation for an allocation of 5,106 square feet of nonresidential floor area.

10.         Subject: Adoption Of An Ordinance For A Lease With Greyhound Lines, Inc. (330.04)

Recommendation: That Council adopt, by reading of title only, An Ordinance of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Approving a Ten-Year Lease with Two Five-Year Options with Greyhound Lines, Inc., to Lease the City-Owned Building at 224 Chapala Street for a Passenger Bus Service Facility, Effective November 17, 2011.

11.         Subject: Add Public Employee Retirement System Cost Sharing Alternatives To Memorandum Of Understanding (430.08)

Recommendation: That Council:

A. Introduce and subsequently adopt, by reading of title only, An Ordinance of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Amending the 2010-2013 Police Officers Association Memorandum Of Understanding to Include an Alternative Public Employee Retirement System Cost Sharing Scenario;

B. Introduce and subsequently adopt, by reading of title only, An Ordinance of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Amending the 2011-2013 Patrol Officers' and Treatment Plants' Bargaining Units (Treatment and Patrol Units) Memorandum Of Understanding to Include an Alternative Public Employee Retirement System Cost Sharing Scenario; and

C. Introduce and subsequently adopt, by reading of title only, An Ordinance of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Amending the 2009-2012 Supervisory Employees' Bargaining Unit Memorandum Of Understanding to Include an Alternative Public Employee Retirement System Cost Sharing Scenario.

NOTICES

12.         The City Clerk has on Thursday, October 20, 2011, posted this agenda in the Office of the City Clerk, on the City Hall Public Notice Board on the outside balcony of City Hall, and on the Internet.

13.         A City Council site visit is scheduled on Monday, October 31, 2011, at 1:30 p.m. to the property located at 1117 Las Alturas Road, which is the subject of an appeal hearing set for November 1, 2011, at 2:00 p.m.

 

This concludes the Consent Calendar.

REPORT FROM THE FINANCE COMMITTEE

CITY COUNCIL ADMINISTRATIVE AND ATTORNEY REPORTS

CITY ADMINISTRATOR

14.         Subject: Annual Performance Management Program Report For Fiscal Year 2011 And Comparative Indicators Report (170.01)

Recommendation: That Council:

A. Receive a status report on the City's performance management program and a summary of department performance highlights for Fiscal Year 2011; and

B. Receive a report on how the City of Santa Barbara compares with other California communities on key indicators.

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT

15.         Subject: Human Services And Community Development Block Grant Application Release And Funding Process (610.05)

Recommendation: That Council:

A. Approve the City of Santa Barbara's Community Development Block Grant Administrative Manual and the updated City of Santa Barbara's Citizen Participation Manual;

B. Review and provide input and direction to the Community Development and Human Services Committee on funding priorities for the Fiscal Year 2013 Human Services and Community Development Block Grant allocation process;

C. Authorize staff to release the Fiscal Year 2013 funding application along with the committee application-review process, criteria and schedule;

D. Establish a funding commitment from the Fiscal Year 2013 General Fund in the amount of $703,256 for the Human Services Program; and

E. Authorize the allocation of up to $75,000 from Fiscal Year 2013 Human Services Program funds to pay the City's share of staffing costs associated with a regional homeless collaborative.

COUNCIL AND STAFF COMMUNICATIONS

COUNCILMEMBER COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENT REPORTS

CLOSED SESSIONS

16.         Subject: Closed Session Regarding Real Property (330.03)

Recommendation: That Council hold a closed session pursuant to Section 54956.8 of the Government Code to consider real property negotiations between the staff of the City Administrator's Office for the City of Santa Barbara and the staff of the Santa Barbara County Executive Officer concerning a possible lease of parking spaces to the County. The subject real property is known as: Granada Parking Garage, 1221 Anacapa Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101, APNs 039-183-046 and -054.

Scheduling: 30 minutes; anytime

Report: None anticipated

17.         Subject: Conference With Labor Negotiator (440.05)

Recommendation: That Council hold a closed session, per Government Code Section 54957.6, to consider instructions to City negotiator Kristy Schmidt, Employee Relations Manager, regarding negotiations with the Hourly Employees' bargaining unit.

Scheduling: Duration, 15 minutes; anytime

Report: None anticipated

ADJOURNMENT

To Monday, October 31, 2011, at 1:30 p.m. at 1117 Las Alturas Road. (See Item No. )