CITY OF SANTA BARBARA
JUNE 5, 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 recommend that Council approve a loan amendment that would change the terms of a loan previously made to the Housing Authority.
REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING – 2:00 P.M.
CALL TO ORDER
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
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 June 30, 2012.
CHANGES TO THE AGENDA
Recommendation: That Council waive the reading and approve the minutes of the special meetings of May 9, and May 14, 2012, the regular meeting of May 15, 2012, and the special meeting of May 21, 2012.
Recommendation: That Council authorize the Public Works Director to execute an Agreement with Easy Lift Transportation, Incorporated, for paratransit services for the elderly and mobility-impaired, in an amount not to exceed $229,416.73 for Fiscal Year 2013.
Recommendation: That Council approve and authorize the Chief of Police to negotiate and execute a Service Agreement with Thresholds to Recovery, Inc., in a form approved by the City Attorney, to operate the Sobering Center in Fiscal Year 2013, beginning July 1, 2012, and ending June 30, 2013, with annual fees not to exceed $196,920.
Recommendation: That Council approve and authorize the City Administrator to execute and record Parcel Map Number 20,800 and standard agreements relating to the approved subdivision at 1550 and 1600 West Mountain Drive.
Recommendation: That Council authorize the Public Works Director to execute a License Agreement with the Santa Barbara Beach House Hotel, L.P., in a form of agreement approved by the City Attorney, for use of the unused portion of Chapala Street for temporary valet hotel parking.
Recommendation: That Council authorize the Public Works Director to execute a contract with V&A Consulting Engineers, Inc., in the amount of $213,400 for flow monitoring and sampling services for the El Estero Wastewater Treatment Plant, and authorize the Public Works Director to approve expenditures of up to $21,340 for extra services of V&A Consulting Engineers, Inc., that may result from necessary changes in the scope of work.
8. The City Clerk has on Thursday, May 31, 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.
This concludes the Consent Calendar.
REPORT FROM THE FINANCE COMMITTEE
CITY COUNCIL ADMINISTRATIVE AND ATTORNEY REPORTS
Recommendation: That Council:
A. Adopt the 2012 Legislative Platform that guides the City's support or opposition to state and federal legislation; and
B. Authorize the Mayor, Councilmembers, and staff, on behalf of the City of Santa Barbara, to contact state and federal representatives to advocate for legislation consistent with the goals of the Legislative Platform.
10. Subject: Introduction Of Ordinance For Supervisors Memorandum Of Understanding (MOU), Management Salary Plans, And Cancellation Of Fiscal Year 2012 Furlough Deductions For Certain Employee Groups (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 Adopting the 2012-2013 Supervisors MOU; Adopting the 2012-2013 Management Salary Plans for Unrepresented Non-Safety Managers, Including the City Administrator and the City Attorney, and for Certain Unrepresented Safety Managers; and Cancelling Three Pay Periods of Fiscal Year 2012 Furlough Deductions for these Supervisors and Managers, and for Confidential Employees.
COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT
Recommendation: That Council approve three grants totaling $585,000 in federal HOME Investment Partnerships Program funds to establish rental assistance programs targeted to homeless persons and to persons in danger of becoming homeless: one grant to the Housing Authority of the City of Santa Barbara for $300,000, one grant to Transition House for $150,000, and one grant to Casa Esperanza for $135,000, and authorize the Assistant City Administrator to execute subrecipient agreements and make non-substantive changes in a form approved by the City Attorney.
Recommendation: That Council adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Declaring Its Intention to Continue Vegetation Road Clearance, Implementation of a Defensible Space Inspection and Assistance Program, and Implementation of a Vegetation Management Program Within the Foothill and Extreme Foothill Zones; Declaring the Work to be of More Than General or Ordinary Benefit and Describing the District to be Assessed to Pay the Costs and Expenses Thereof; Approving the Engineer's Report; Confirming Diagram and Assessment; and Ordering Continuation of the Wildland Fire Suppression Assessment District for Fiscal Year 2012-13.
MAYOR AND COUNCIL REPORTS
Recommendation: That Council:
A. Hold interviews of applicants to various City Advisory Groups; and
B. Continue interviews of applicants to June 12, 2012.
(Estimated Time: 4:00 p.m.; Continued from May 22, 2012, Agenda Item No. 27)
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