CITY OF SANTA BARBARA
MAY 15, 2012
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)
Recommendation: That the Finance Committee consider and recommend that Council approve a $515,000 loan of federal HOME funds to Habitat for Humanity for the construction of twelve new residential ownership units affordable to low income persons located at 822-824 East Canon Perdido.
Recommendation: That the Finance Committee:
A. Receive a report on the Creeks Advisory Committee's recommendation related to providing Measure B funds for the Andrée Clark Bird Refuge Vegetation Maintenance and Restoration (Bird Refuge) Project; and
B. Provide a recommendation to City Council.
REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING – 2:00 P.M.
CALL TO ORDER
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
CHANGES TO THE AGENDA
Recommendation: That Council:
A. Authorize the Public Works Director to execute a contract with Goodwin & Thyne Properties for listing and sale of the excess residential City-owned properties known as 136 West Haley Street, 306 West Ortega Street, and 309 West Ortega Street; and
B. Authorize the Public Works Director to execute a contract with Hayes Commercial Group for the sale of the City-owned commercial property known as 20 South Milpas Street.
Recommendation: That Council authorize the Public Works Director to purchase up to 600 acre feet of Cachuma Water from the Carpinteria Valley Water District at a cost of $150 per acre foot ($90,000).
Recommendation: That Council appropriate $32,000 in the Police K-9 Trust Fund from accumulated reserves for the Santa Barbara Police Department K-9 program.
Recommendation: That Council, acting as the Successor Agency to the Redevelopment Agency of the City of Santa Barbara, authorize the City Attorney, at the request of the Oversight Board, to negotiate and enter into a legal services contract with Mark Manion, a partner with the law firm of Price, Postel and Parma, LLA, in an amount not to exceed $25,000, and to direct staff to include the legal services contract on the Recognized Obligation Payment Schedule.
5. The City Clerk has on Thursday, May 10, 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.
6. The public hearing scheduled for Tuesday, May 15, 2012, at 2:00 p.m. for the appeal of the Planning Commission decision regarding 1085 Coast Village Road has been continued to Tuesday, June 26, 2012, at 2:00 p.m. at the request of the Applicant/Appellant.
This concludes the Consent Calendar.
REPORT FROM THE FINANCE COMMITTEE
COUNCIL AND STAFF COMMUNICATIONS
COUNCILMEMBER COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENT REPORTS
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 City's General bargaining unit, the City's Supervisory bargaining unit, the SBPD Police Officers Association, and the SBPD Police Management Association, and regarding discussions with confidential City employees and unrepresented management about salaries and fringe benefits.
Scheduling: Duration, 45 minutes; anytime
Report: None anticipated