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CITY OF SANTA BARBARA

CITY COUNCIL

FEBRUARY 7, 2012

AGENDA

 

 

 

ORDER OF BUSINESS

 

2:00 p.m. - City Council Meeting

 

 

AFTERNOON SESSION

 

 

 

 

REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING 2:00 P.M.

 

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 February 29, 2012.

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 regular meeting of August 2, 2011, the regular meeting of August 16, 2011, the regular meeting of September 13, 2011, the regular meeting of September 27, 2011, the regular meeting of October 11, 2011, the special meeting of December 1, 2011, and the regular meeting of December 13, 2011.

3.            Subject: Resolution Approving Application For Water Smart Grant Program (540.05)

Recommendation: That Council adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Authorizing the Public Works Director to Submit an Application, Execute a Grant Agreement in a Form Approved By the City Attorney, and Take Other Actions as May Be Necessary for City Participation in the United States Bureau of Reclamation Water Smart Grant Program, With a City Matching Contribution Not to Exceed $55,000.

4.            Subject: Lease Agreement With Barbara Sonia Adams, Doing Business As Madame Rosinka (330.04)

Recommendation: That Council approve a five-year lease agreement with Barbara Sonia Adams, doing business as Madame Rosinka at 221-B Stearns Wharf, at a rent of $750 per month.

5.            Subject: Lease Agreement With Ty Warner Sea Center For Office Space On Stearns Wharf (330.04)

Recommendation: That Council approve a five-year lease agreement with the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History's Ty Warner Sea Center, for second floor office space at 219-E Stearns Wharf, at an initial rent of $610 per month.

6.            Subject: Contract For Preliminary Design For The Las Positas Road/Cliff Drive Intersection Improvements Project (530.04)

Recommendation: That Council authorize the Public Works Director to execute a standard City Professional Services contract with Penfield & Smith in the amount of $63,332 for preliminary design services for the Las Positas Road/Cliff Drive Intersection Improvements Project, and authorize the Public Works Director to approve expenditures of up to $6,333 for extra services of Penfield & Smith that may result from necessary changes in the scope of work.

7.            Subject: Resolution Authorizing Submission Of An Urban Forestry Grant Application In The Amount Of $73,600 For The Development Of A Santa Barbara Urban Forest Management Plan (570.05)

Recommendation: That Council adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara for Funding From the Urban Forestry Grant Program Entitled, "An Urban Forest For Every City", as Provided Through Proposition 40 and/or Proposition 84.

8.            Subject: Increase In Emergency Purchase Order For Conejo Road Storm Drain Installation Project (530.04)

Recommendation: That Council retroactively approve an increase in Emergency Purchase Order No. 77843 with MGE Underground, Inc. for the Conejo Road Storm Drain Installation Project in the amount of $28,740.66 for extra work, for a total expenditure authority of $115,144.75, pursuant to Municipal Code Section 4.52.080, pertaining to emergency purchases.

9.            Subject: Extension Of MOU With Hourly Bargaining Unit (440.02)

Recommendation: That Council introduce and subsequently adopt, by reading of title only, An Ordinance of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Extending the Term of the Existing Memorandum of Understanding Between the City of Santa Barbara and the Hourly Employees' Bargaining Unit to December 31, 2012.

SUCCESSOR AGENCY

10.         Subject: Minutes

Recommendation: That Council, acting as the Successor Agency to the City of Santa Barbara Redevelopment Agency, waive the reading and approve the minutes of the regular meeting of September 13, 2011, the regular meeting of October 11, 2011, and the regular meeting of December 13, 2011.

11.         Subject: Authorization To Invest Redevelopment Successor Agency Funds In The State Of California's Local Agency Investment Fund (LAIF)

Recommendation: That Council, acting as the Successor Agency to the City of Santa Barbara Redevelopment Agency, adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara, Acting as Successor Agency to the City of Santa Barbara Redevelopment Agency, Authorizing the Investment of Monies of the Successor Agency of the City of Santa Barbara Redevelopment Agency in the State of California's Local Agency Investment Fund.

NOTICES

12.         The City Clerk has on Thursday, February 2, 2012, 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.         Received a letter of resignation from Transportation and Circulation Committee Member David Pritchett; the vacancy will be part of the next City Advisory Group recruitment.

 

This concludes the Consent Calendar.

CITY COUNCIL ADMINISTRATIVE AND ATTORNEY REPORTS

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

14.         Subject: Authorize Sale Of Excess City Property At 20 South Milpas Street (330.03)

Recommendation: That Council authorize the Public Works Director to offer the property at 20 South Milpas Street for sale in a public auction, and negotiate final sale terms as provided for and as required by the City Charter and Chapter 4.28 of the Santa Barbara Municipal Code.

15.         Subject: Declare Real Property At 309 West Ortega Street As Excess And Subject To Disposal By Public Auction (330.03)

Recommendation: That Council declare the real property located at 309 West Ortega Street in excess to the City's needs, and authorize disposition of said property according to state and local guidelines. All actions will be subject to review and approval by the City Attorney to dispose of said property by public auction in accordance with Santa Barbara Municipal Code (SBMC) Chapter 4.28 and Section 520 of the Santa Barbara City Charter.

COUNCIL AND STAFF COMMUNICATIONS

COUNCILMEMBER COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENT REPORTS

CLOSED SESSIONS

16.         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 Drew Josfan vs. Indochine, et al., USDC Case No. CV 09-07904 AHM (PLAx).

Scheduling: Duration, 30 minutes; anytime

Report: None anticipated

17.         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: Duration, 30 minutes; anytime

Report: None anticipated

ADJOURNMENT