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CITY OF SANTA BARBARA

CITY COUNCIL

JUNE 12, 2012

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

4:00 p.m. - Interviews for City Advisory Groups (Estimated Time)

 

 

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: Proposed Revisions To Reserve Policies

Recommendation: That the Finance Committee provide staff final direction on the newly proposed policies governing General Fund reserves.

 

 

 

REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING 2:00 P.M.

 

 

AFTERNOON SESSION

CALL TO ORDER

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

ROLL CALL

CHANGES TO THE AGENDA

PUBLIC COMMENT

CONSENT CALENDAR

1.            Subject: Minutes

Recommendation: That Council waive the reading and approve the minutes of the regular meeting of May 8, 2012, and the regular meeting of May 29, 2012 (cancelled).

2.            Subject: Contract For Water And Wastewater Rate Review And Revenue Plans (540.11)

Recommendation: That Council authorize the Public Works Director to negotiate and execute a contract, in a form acceptable to the City Attorney, with Raftelis Financial Consultants, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $100,000 to provide a cost of service analysis for the City of Santa Barbara water and wastewater rates and to develop a ten-year revenue plan.

3.            Subject: Ratification Of The Cachuma Conservation Release Board Fiscal Year 2013 Budget (540.03)

Recommendation: That Council ratify the Fiscal Year 2013 Cachuma Conservation Release Board budget in the amount of $643,511, with an estimated City share of $263,043.

4.            Subject: Appropriation Of Highway Bridge Program Funding For The Right-Of-Way Phase Of The Chapala Street Bridge Replacement Project (530.04)

Recommendation: That Council:

A. Accept Federal Highway Administration Highway Bridge Program Grant funding in the total amount of $291,450 for the Right-of-Way Phase of the Chapala Street Bridge Replacement Project; and

B. Authorize the increase of estimated revenues and appropriations in the Fiscal Year 2012 Streets Grants Capital Fund by $291,450 for the Chapala Street Bridge Replacement Project.

5.            Subject: Adoption Of Ordinance For Supervisors Memorandum Of Understanding (MOU), Management Salary Plans, And Cancellation of FY 2012 Furlough Deductions For Certain Employee Groups (440.02)

Recommendation: That Council 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.

6.            Subject: Fiscal Year 2012 Interim Financial Statements For The Ten Months Ended April 30, 2012 (250.02)

Recommendation: That Council accept the Fiscal Year 2012 Interim Financial Statements For The Ten Months Ended April 30, 2012.

7.            Subject: TEFRA Hearing For Housing Authority Bond Issuance (660.04)

Recommendation: That Council:

A. Hold a public hearing with respect to the proposed issuance by the Housing Authority of the City of Santa Barbara ("Housing Authority") of debt obligations in an amount of approximately $23,000,000 ("Bonds"); and

B. Adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Approving the Incurring of Tax Exempt Obligations by the Housing Authority of the City of Santa Barbara for the Purpose of Providing Financing for the Acquisition and Rehabilitation of SHIFCO and Villa La Cumbre Senior Rental Housing Facilities.

8.            Subject: Amendment To Housing Authority Loan For Bradley Studios Project (660.01)

Recommendation: That Council authorize the Assistant City Administrator to negotiate and, subject to approval by the City Attorney, to execute an amendment to a loan agreement entered in June 2008 between the Redevelopment Agency (Agency) and City of Santa Barbara Housing Authority (Housing Authority).

NOTICES

9.            The City Clerk has on Thursday, June 7, 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.

10.         A City Council site visit is scheduled on Monday, June 18, 2012, at 1:30 p.m. to the property located at 336 N. Milpas Street, which is the subject of an appeal hearing set for June 19, 2012, at 2:00 p.m.

 

This concludes the Consent Calendar.

REPORT FROM THE FINANCE COMMITTEE

CITY COUNCIL ADMINISTRATIVE AND ATTORNEY REPORTS

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

11.         Subject: Public Hearing Regarding Proposed City Utility Rate Increases (540.01)

Recommendation: That Council:

A. Hold a public hearing, as required by State law, regarding proposed utility rate increases for water, wastewater and solid waste collection services for Fiscal Year 2013; and

B. Provide direction to staff regarding any changes to the proposed Fiscal Year 2013 utility rates.

12.         Subject: Lower Mission Creek Flood Control Project Update (530.03)

Recommendation: That Council receive a status update on the Lower Mission Creek Flood Control Project.

MAYOR AND COUNCIL REPORTS

13.         Subject: Interviews For City Advisory Groups (140.05)

Recommendation: That Council hold interviews of applicants to various City Advisory Groups.

(Estimated Time: 4:00 p.m.; Continued from June 5, 2012, Agenda Item No. 13)

COUNCIL AND STAFF COMMUNICATIONS

COUNCILMEMBER COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENT REPORTS

CLOSED SESSIONS

14.         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. Pending litigation considered is a workers' compensation claim: Russell Alfino v. City of Santa Barbara, WCAB case number ADJ8059798.

Scheduling: Duration, 10 minutes; anytime

Report: None anticipated

15.         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 City's General bargaining unit, the Police Management Association, and regarding discussions with certain unrepresented managers about salaries and fringe benefits.

Scheduling: Duration, 45 minutes; anytime

Report: None anticipated

ADJOURNMENT