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CITY OF SANTA BARBARA

CITY COUNCIL

REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY

DECEMBER 6, 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

           2:00 p.m.   -     Redevelopment Agency 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:  Fiscal Year 2012 Capital Improvement Program Funding For The Andrée Clark Bird Refuge Vegetation Maintenance And Restoration Project And The Shoreline Park Safety Improvement Project

Recommendation:  That the Finance Committee recommend that Council:

A.        Allocate $236,900 from the Park Restroom Renovation Capital Improvement Program (CIP) Project to the Andrée Clark Bird Refuge Vegetation Maintenance and Restoration Project in the Capital Outlay Fund; and

B.        Transfer $146,452 from the General Fund to the Capital Outlay Fund, funded from an increase in estimated revenues, and appropriate $49,452 to the Andrée Clark Bird Refuge Vegetation Maintenance and Restoration Project and $97,000 to the Shoreline Park Safety Improvement Project. 

            (See Council Agenda Item No. 14)

 

 

REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING – 2:00 P.M.

REGULAR REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY MEETING – 2:00 P.M.

 

AFTERNOON SESSION

CALL TO ORDER

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

ROLL CALL

CEREMONIAL ITEMS

1.            Subject:  Employee Recognition - Service Award Pins (410.01)

Recommendation:  That Council authorize the City Administrator to express the City's appreciation to employees who are eligible to receive service award pins for their years of service through December 31, 2011.

 

CHANGES TO THE AGENDA

PUBLIC COMMENT

CONSENT CALENDAR

CITY COUNCIL

2.            Subject:  Minutes

Recommendation:  That Council waive the reading and approve the minutes of the adjourned regular meeting of October 10, 2011, the special meeting of October 17, 2011, the regular meetings of October 18, 2011, and October 25, 2011, the adjourned regular meeting of October 31, 2011, the regular meetings of November 1, 2011, and November 8, 2011 (cancelled), and the special meeting of November 14, 2011.

 

3.            Subject:  Fiscal Year 2012 Interim Financial Statements For The Four Months Ended October 31, 2011 (250.02)

Recommendation:  That Council accept the Fiscal Year 2012 Interim Financial Statements for the Four Months Ended October 31, 2011.

 

4.            Subject:  Adoption Of Ordinance Amending Municipal Code Title 14, Chapter 20 - Metering Requirements (540.01)

Recommendation:  That Council adopt, by reading of title only, An Ordinance of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Amending the Municipal Code by Repealing Section 14.20.160 Pertaining to Separate Water Meters.

 

5.            Subject:  Adoption Of An Ordinance Amending Municipal Code Title 28 For Veronica Meadows Specific Plan (680.04)

Recommendation:  That Council adopt, by reading of title only, An Ordinance of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Amending Municipal Code Title 28 by Amending Chapter 28.50 the "Veronica Meadows Specific Plan."

 

6.            Subject:  Approval Of An Amendment To The Metropolitan Transit District Agreement (150.05)

Recommendation:  That Council:

A.        Approve an amendment to the Agreement with the Metropolitan Transit District (MTD), in the amount of $205,000 for transit assistance for the Coastal Express Limited commuter bus; and

B.        Increase appropriations and estimated revenues in the Streets Fund by $205,000 to fund a pass-through payment to the MTD from mitigation funds paid to the City by Caltrans.

7.            Subject:  Introduction Of An Ordinance And Resolutions For The Annexation Of 455 And 457 North Hope Avenue (680.04)

Recommendation:  That Council:

A.        Consider the Planning Commission's recommendation to initiate the annexation of properties located at 455 and 457 North Hope Avenue;

B.        Make the environmental findings contained in the Council Agenda Report;

C.        Introduce and subsequently adopt, by reading of title only, An Ordinance of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Amending Chapter 28.12 (Zone Map) of Title 28 of the Municipal Code Pertaining to the Zoning Upon Annexation of Assessor's Parcel Numbers 057-191-011 and 057-191-014 Located at 455 North Hope Avenue and Assessor's Parcel Number 057-170-012 Located at 457 North Hope Avenue in the Hope Neighborhood;

D.        Adopt, by a reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Requesting Initiation of Proceedings for a Reorganization of Boundaries, Annexation to the City of Santa Barbara, Detachment from the Santa Barbara County Fire Protection District, Santa Barbara Sheriff's Office (CSA 32) and Goleta Water District for Certain Real Property Presently Located at 455 North Hope Avenue (Assessor's Parcel Numbers 057-191-011 and 057-191-014) and Located at 457 North Hope Avenue (Assessor's Parcel Number 057-170-012); and

E.        Adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Amending the General Plan Map of the City of Santa Barbara Pertaining to Assessor's Parcel Numbers 057-191-011 and 057-191-014 Located at 455 North Hope Avenue and Assessor's Parcel Number 057-170-012 Located at 457 North Hope Avenue, Which will be Annexed to the City of Santa Barbara.

8.            Subject:  Introduction Of Ordinance For A Lease Agreement With Sushi Go Go (330.04)

Recommendation:  That Council introduce and subsequently adopt, by reading of title only, An Ordinance of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Approving a Five-Year Lease Agreement with One Five-Year Option with Kyung and Sarah Wang, Doing Business as Sushi Go Go, for the Restaurant Located at 119-B Harbor Way, Effective January 13, 2012.

 

9.            Subject:  Lease Agreement With Stearns Wharf, Inc., Doing Business As Old Wharf Trading Company (330.04)

Recommendation:  That Council approve a five-year lease agreement with Stearns Wharf, Inc., doing business as Old Wharf Trading Company, at an average base rent of $12,463 per month or 10% of gross sales, whichever is greater, for a 2,369 square foot retail space located at 217-A, B and D Stearns Wharf.

 

10.         Subject:  Contract For Final Design For The Punta Gorda Street Bridge (530.04)

Recommendation:  That Council:

A.        Authorize the Public Works Director to execute a City Professional Services contract with Drake Haglan and Associates in the amount of $120,000 for final design services for the Punta Gorda Street Bridge Replacement Project, and authorize the Public Works Director to approve expenditures of up to $12,000 for extra services that may result from necessary changes in the scope of work;

B.        Reprogram $25,000 of existing appropriations in the Measure D Fund for  drainage improvements to this Project; and

C.        Reprogram $75,000 of existing surplus appropriations in the Measure D Fund for the Haley/De la Vina Street Bridge Project to this Project.

11.         Subject:  Contract For Construction For The Westside Community Development Block Grant Sidewalk Infill And Access Ramp Project (530.04)

Recommendation:  That Council:

A.        Award a contract with Mendez Concrete, Inc., waiving minor irregularities, in their low bid amount of $190,280.50 for construction of the Westside Community Development Block Grant Sidewalk Infill and Access Ramp Project, Bid No. 3642; and

B.        Authorize the Public Works Director to execute the contract and approve expenditures up to $30,000 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.

12.         Subject:  Contract For Construction For The Launch Ramp Boating Trails Project (570.03)

Recommendation:  That Council:

A.        Award a contract with Shaw Contracting, Inc., in their low bid amount of $375,625 for construction of the Launch Ramp Boating Trails Project, Bid No. 3633;

B.        Authorize the Public Works Director to execute the contract and approve expenditures up to $38,000 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;

C.        Authorize the Public Works Director to execute a contract with Moffatt & Nichol Engineers, Inc., in the amount of $12,000 for construction support services, and approve expenditures of up to $1,200 for extra services of Moffatt & Nichol Engineers, Inc.,  that may result from necessary changes in the scope of work; and

D.        Authorize the Public Works Director to execute a contract with Fugro Consultants, Inc., in the amount of $3,830 for construction testing services, and approve expenditures of up to $383 for extra services of Fugro Consultants, Inc., that may result from necessary changes in the scope of work.

13.         Subject:  Purchase Order For Installation And Monitoring Of Inclinometers In The Conejo Slide Area (640.04)

Recommendation:  That Council find it to be in the City's best interest to waive the formal bidding process in accordance with Section 4.52.020 (K) of the Santa Barbara Municipal Code and issue a Purchase Order in the amount of $63,500 to Cotton, Shires and Associates for the installation and monitoring of inclinometers in the Conejo Slide Area, and authorize the Public Works Director to approve expenditures of up to $6,350 for extra services of Cotton, Shires and Associates that may result from necessary changes in the scope of work.

 

14.         Subject:  Fiscal Year 2012 Capital Improvement Program Funding For The Andrée Clark Bird Refuge Vegetation Maintenance And Restoration Project And The Shoreline Park Safety Improvement Project (570.05)

Recommendation:  That Council:

A.        Allocate $236,900 from the Park Restroom Renovation Capital Improvement Program (CIP) Project to the Andrée Clark Bird Refuge Vegetation Maintenance and Restoration Project in the Capital Outlay Fund; and

B.        Transfer $146,452 from the General Fund to the Capital Outlay Fund, funded from an increase in estimated revenues, and appropriate $49,452 to the Andrée Clark Bird Refuge Vegetation Maintenance and Restoration Project and $97,000 to the Shoreline Park Safety Improvement Project.

15.         Subject:  Santa Barbara Beautiful Funds For The Urban Forest Program (570.05)

Recommendation:  That Council accept a contribution from Santa Barbara Beautiful in the amount of $30,000 and increase estimated revenues and appropriations in the Parks and Recreation Miscellaneous Grants Fund for the Upper State Street and Oleandar Tree Replacement Projects.

 

REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY

16.         Subject:  Redevelopment Agency Fiscal Year 2012 Interim Financial Statements For The Four Months Ended October 31, 2011

Recommendation:  That the Redevelopment Agency Board accept the Redevelopment Agency Fiscal Year 2012 Interim Financial Statements for the Four Months Ended October 31, 2011.

 

NOTICES

17.         The City Clerk has on Thursday, December 1, 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.

18.         Receipt from the Housing Authority of the City of Santa Barbara of its 2011 Annual Report (660.03)

 

This concludes the Consent Calendar.

REPORT FROM THE FINANCE COMMITTEE

CITY COUNCIL ADMINISTRATIVE AND ATTORNEY REPORTS

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT

19.         Subject:  Rental Housing Mediation Task Force Update (580.03)

Recommendation:  That Council:

A.        Receive a status report on the Rental Housing Mediation Task Force Program; and

B.        Increase estimated revenues and appropriations by $37,450 in the Community Development Department's Rental Housing Mediation Task Force Program in recognition of funding secured from the City of Goleta in the amount of $17,000, a Homeless Prevention and Rapid Re-Housing Program (HPRP) grant in the amount of $15,250 and donations in the amount of $5,200.

POLICE DEPARTMENT

20.         Subject:  Police Department Update (520.04)

Recommendation:  That Council receive an oral presentation from the Police Chief regarding the Santa Barbara Police Department.

 

PUBLIC HEARINGS

21.         Subject:  Proposed Designation Of Three Landmarks: Granada Tower State Street Façade At 1214 State Street, Moreton Bay Fig Tree At 320 W. Pueblo Street, And 105 Ontare Hills Lane (640.06)

Recommendation:  That Council:

A.        Hold a public hearing;

B.        Adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Designating the Granada Tower State Street Façade, its Two-Foot Wraparound, and its Roof Form at 1214 State Street (Assessor's Parcel Numbers 039-183-050, 039-183-051, 039-183-052) a City Landmark;

C.        Adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Designating the Moreton Bay Fig Tree (Ficus macrophylla) at 320 W. Pueblo Street (Assessor's Parcel Number 025-100-001) a City Landmark; and

D.        Adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Designating the Frederick H. Booth House and Garage at 105 Ontare Hills Lane (Assessor's Parcel Number 055-160-060) a City Landmark.

COUNCIL AND STAFF COMMUNICATIONS

COUNCILMEMBER COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENT REPORTS

CLOSED SESSIONS

22.         Subject:  Conference With Legal Counsel - Pending Litigation (160.03)

Recommendation:  That Council hold a closed session to consider pending litigation pursuant to subsection (a) of section 54956.9 of the Government Code and take appropriate action as needed. 

The pending litigation is: 

Luke Brost as Trustee for the Luke Brost Living Trust, et al., v. City of Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara Superior Court Case No. 1342979.

Ruben Barajas and Pamela Barajas as trustees for the Ruben and Pamela Barajas Living Trust, v. City of Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara Superior Court Case No.1383054.

 

                        Scheduling:  Duration, 15 minutes; anytime

                        Report:  None anticipated

 

23.         Subject:  Conference With Real Property Negotiators - Acquisition Of Easements

Recommendation:  Recommendation:  That Council hold a closed session pursuant to the authority of Government Code §54956.8 in order to provide direction to the City Public Works Director regarding the possible City acquisition of certain non-exclusive subsurface easements concerning the real properties known as 523 and 515 Conejo Road.

Property:        523 Conejo Road, APN 019-062-008

                        515 Conejo Road, APN 019-062-009

City Negotiator:  City Public Works Director and the City Attorney's office.  Negotiating Party:  Dennis Guinaugh (523 Conejo Road) and Ron and Elizabeth Faoro (515 Conejo Road).  Under Negotiation: Price, terms of subsurface easement acquisitions.

            Scheduling:  Duration, 15 minutes; anytime

            Report:  None anticipated

 

ADJOURNMENT