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CITY OF SANTA BARBARA

CITY COUNCIL

APRIL 10, 2012

AGENDA

 

 

 

ORDER OF BUSINESS

 

12:00 Noon - Special Ordinance Committee Meeting, Council Chamber

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

SPECIAL ORDINANCE COMMITTEE MEETING - 12:00 NOON IN THE COUNCIL CHAMBER (120.03)

Ordinance Committee Agenda

Subject: Proposed Single-Use Bag Ordinance

Recommendation: That the Ordinance Committee review a draft Single-Use Bag Ordinance and provide direction to staff.

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

Finance Committee Agenda

Subject: City Reserve Policies

Recommendation: That the Finance Committee hear a report from staff on possible changes to existing policies governing reserve amounts as contained in City Council adopted Resolution No. 95-157.

(Continued from March 27, 2012)

 

 

REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING 2:00 P.M.

 

AFTERNOON SESSION

CALL TO ORDER

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

ROLL CALL

CEREMONIAL ITEMS

1.            Subject: Proclamation Declaring April 2012 As National Poetry Month (120.04)

2.            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 April 30, 2012.

3.            Subject: Resolution To The City Of Santa Barbara From The Central Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board (120.08)

Recommendation: That Council receive a resolution from Central Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board Chair Jeff Young and Executive Officer Roger Briggs commending the City on the MacKenzie Park Parking Lot Storm Water Infiltration Project.

CHANGES TO THE AGENDA

PUBLIC COMMENT

CONSENT CALENDAR

CITY COUNCIL

4.            Subject: Minutes

Recommendation: That Council waive the reading and approve the minutes of the regular meeting of February 28, 2012, and the special meeting of March 7, 2012.

5.            Subject: Records Destruction For The City Administrator's Office (160.06)

Recommendation: That Council adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Relating to the Destruction of Records Held by the City Administrator's Office.

6.            Subject: Acceptance Of A Public Utility Easement At 515 Conejo Road (330.03)

Recommendation: That Council:

A. Approve and authorize the Public Works Director to execute an Easement Purchase Agreement with Ronald J. Faoro and Elizabeth Faoro, co-trustees of Faoro Living Trust, November 20, 2009, for the purchase of a nonexclusive public utility easement on a portion of the real property commonly known as 515 Conejo Road (Assessor's Parcel No. 019-062-009), in the amount of $17,120; and

B. Adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Accepting a Nonexclusive Public Utility Easement Located on a Portion of the Real Property Commonly Known as 515 Conejo Road, Santa Barbara County Assessor's Parcel No. 019-062-009.

7.            Subject: Acceptance Of Grant Funding For Construction Of Mission Creek Fish Passage Project - Phase 2 (540.14)

Recommendation: That Council:

A. Adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Authorizing the Parks and Recreation Director, or Designee, to Accept Grant Funds from, and Execute a Grant Agreement for $1,735,500 with, the California Department of Fish and Game Fisheries Restoration Grant Program for the Mission Creek Fish Passage Project - Construction Phase 2; and

B. Increase the appropriation and estimated revenue by $1,735,500 in the Creeks Capital Fund for the Mission Creek Fish Passage Project at the CalTrans Channel.

8.            Subject: Authorization For The Allocation Of Transportation Development Act Funds (670.05)

Recommendation: That Council adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Authorizing the Filing of a Claim with the Santa Barbara County Association of Governments for Allocation of $61,113 in Transportation Development Act Funds for Fiscal Year 2013.

9.            Subject: Adoption Of Ordinance For Police Department Annex Office Lease Extension (520.04)

Recommendation: That Council adopt, by reading of title only, An Ordinance of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Approving and Authorizing the Chief of Police to Execute an Amendment to the Police Annex Office Lease with LL&A-2, the Owner and Landlord of 222 East Anapamu Street, to Extend the Term of Lease Agreement No. 20,106 for an Initial Term of Five Years, with One Five-Year Option, Effective May 10, 2012.

10.         Subject: Fiscal Year 2012 Interim Financial Statements For The Eight Months Ended February 29, 2012 (250.02)

Recommendation: That Council accept the Fiscal Year 2012 Interim Financial Statements for the Eight Months Ended February 29, 2012.

11.         Subject: Contract For Final Design Of The Chapala Street Bridge Replacement Project (530.04)

Recommendation: That Council authorize the Public Works Director to execute a City Professional Services contract with Drake Haglan & Associates, in a form acceptable to the City Attorney, in the amount of $385,801.53 for design services for the Chapala Street Bridge Replacement Project, and authorize the Public Works Director to approve expenditures of up to $38,580 for extra services of Drake Haglan & Associates that may result from necessary changes in the scope of work.

12.         Subject: Execution Of Agreement For The Operation Of The Granada Garage Bicycle Station (550.05)

Recommendation: That Council:

A. Authorize the Public Works Director to execute a License Agreement with Bikestation Coalition for the continued operation of the bicycle station located in the Granada Garage, in the amount of $8,333, until June 30, 2012; and

B Authorize the Public Works Director to execute annual License Agreements with Bikestation Coalition, in a form acceptable to the City Attorney, for Fiscal Years 2013 through 2018, in an amount up to $25,000 per year.

13.         Subject: Execution Of Agreement With New Beginnings Counseling Center For The Recreational Vehicle Safe Parking Program (660.04)

Recommendation: That Council:

A. Authorize the City Administrator to execute an Agreement with the New Beginnings Counseling Center to administer the Recreational Vehicle Safe Parking Program in City-operated parking lots for Fiscal Year 2012, maintaining the current annual funding of $43,500 from the General Fund; and

B. Authorize the City Administrator to execute a five-year Agreement, in a form acceptable to the City Attorney, with New Beginnings Counseling Center to administer the Recreational Vehicle Safe Parking Program, effective July 1, 2012.

14.         Subject: Appropriation Of Highway Bridge Program Funding For De La Guerra Street And Gutierrez Street Bridge Replacement Projects (530.04)

Recommendation: That Council:

A. Accept Federal Highway Administration Highway Bridge Program grant funding in the total amount of $575,445, for the De La Guerra Street Bridge Replacement Project;

B. Accept Federal Highway Administration Highway Bridge Program grant funding in the total amount of $663,975, for the Gutierrez Street Bridge Replacement Project;

C. Authorize the increase of estimated revenues and appropriations in the Fiscal Year 2012 Streets Capital Fund by $575,445 for design of the De La Guerra Street Bridge Replacement Project;

D. Reprogram up to $74,555 of existing surplus appropriations in the Streets Fund for the Haley/De la Vina Street Bridge Project to the De La Guerra Street Bridge Replacement Project;

E. Authorize the increase of estimated revenues and appropriations in the Fiscal Year 2012 Streets Capital Fund by $663,975 for design of the Gutierrez Street Bridge Replacement Project; and

F. Reprogram up to $86,025 of existing surplus appropriations in the Streets Fund from the Haley/De la Vina Street Bridge Project to the Gutierrez Street Bridge Replacement Project.

15.         Subject: Declaration Of Property At 306 West Ortega Street As Excess And Subject To Disposal By Public Auction (330.03)

Recommendation: That Council declare the real property located at 306 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 the 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.

SUCCESSOR AGENCY

16.         Subject: Adoption Of The Preliminary Recognized Obligation Payment Schedule And Fiscal Year 2012 Proposed Budget (620.01)

Recommendation: That Council, acting as the Successor Agency to the City of Santa Barbara Redevelopment Agency:

A. 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, Adopting a Preliminary Recognized Obligation Payment Schedule for the Period of May 1, 2012, to June 30, 2012;

B. Adopt the Redevelopment Obligation Retirement Fund and City Affordable Housing Fund Proposed Budgets for Fiscal Year 2012; and

C. Approve the transfer of remaining assets from the Redevelopment Agency to the new Successor Agency funds.

NOTICES

17.         The City Clerk has on Thursday, April 5, 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.

18.         Recruitment for City Advisory Groups:

A. The City Clerk's Office will accept applications through Monday, May 7, 2012, at 5:30 p.m. to fill vacancies on various City Advisory Groups, including three scheduled vacancies on the Living Wage Advisory Committee and Single Family Design Board with term expiration dates of June 30, 2012, two scheduled vacancies on the Housing Authority Commission with term expiration dates of June 30, 2012, and September 14, 2012, and 15 vacancies on the newly created Santa Barbara Youth Council, and unscheduled vacancies resulting from resignations received in the City Clerk's Office through Wednesday, April 18, 2012;

B. The City Council will conduct interviews of applicants for vacancies on various City Advisory Groups on Tuesday, May 22, 2012, at 6:00 p.m., Tuesday, June 5, 2012, at 4:00 p.m. (Estimated Time), and Tuesday, June 12, 2012, at 4:00 p.m. (Estimated Time); and

C. The City Council will make appointments to fill the vacancies on various City Advisory Groups on Tuesday, June 26, 2012.

 

This concludes the Consent Calendar.

REPORT FROM THE ORDINANCE COMMITTEE

REPORT FROM THE FINANCE COMMITTEE

CITY COUNCIL ADMINISTRATIVE AND ATTORNEY REPORTS

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT

19.         Subject: Average Unit-Size Density (AUD) Incentive Program (660.01)

Recommendation: That Council initiate amendments to Title 28 of the Santa Barbara Municipal Code related to implementation of the Average Unit-Size Density (AUD) Incentive Program.

PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT

20.         Subject: Contract For Technical Studies And The Initial Design Phase For The Mission Lagoon And Laguna Channel Restoration Project (540.14)

Recommendation: That Council:

A. Authorize the Parks and Recreation Director to execute a Professional Services Agreement with ESA PWA in the amount of $569,737 for technical studies and the initial design phase for the Mission Lagoon and Laguna Channel Restoration Project; and

B. Authorize the Parks and Recreation Director to approve expenditures of up to $56,974 for extra services of ESA PWA that may result from necessary changes in the scope of work.

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COUNCIL AND STAFF COMMUNICATIONS

COUNCILMEMBER COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENT REPORTS

CLOSED SESSIONS

21.         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 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

22.         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 General bargaining unit, the Supervisory bargaining unit, the Police Officers Association, and the Police Management Association and regarding discussions with confidential employees and unrepresented management about salaries and fringe benefits.

Scheduling: Duration, 45 minutes; anytime

Report: None anticipated

ADJOURNMENT