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CITY OF SANTA BARBARA

CITY COUNCIL

JULY 17, 2012

AGENDA

 

 

 

ORDER OF BUSINESS

 

12:30 p.m. - Ordinance Committee Meeting, Council Chamber

2:00 p.m. - City Council Meeting

 

 

ORDINANCE COMMITTEE AND FINANCE COMMITTEE MEETINGS

ORDINANCE COMMITTEE MEETING - 12:30 P.M. IN THE COUNCIL CHAMBER (120.03)

Ordinance Committee Agenda

Subject: Proposed Amendments To Municipal Code Chapter 9.116, Civil Defense And Disaster

Recommendation: That the Ordinance Committee consider a report from staff outlining proposed revisions to Chapter 9.116 of the Municipal Code to strengthen the City's ability to mitigate, prepare, respond, and recover from emergencies as well as providing for compliance with current state law and federal mandates.

 

 

 

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 special meetings of June 18, 19, and 21, 2012, and the regular meetings of June 26, and July 3, 2012.

2.            Subject: Certification Of The Election Results Of The Official Canvass For The Special Municipal Election Of June 5, 2012 (110.03)

Recommendation: That Council adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Certifying the Election Results of the Official Canvass for the Special Municipal Election Held in the City on June 5, 2012.

3.            Subject: Adoption Of Ordinance For The Santa Barbara Zoological Gardens Lease (330.04)

Recommendation: That Council adopt, by reading of title only, An Ordinance of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Approving a Thirty-Five Year Lease Agreement With A Fifteen-Year Lease Option, Between the City of Santa Barbara and the Santa Barbara Zoological Gardens Foundation, for Continued Lease of the Property Being Operated as the Santa Barbara Zoological Gardens, Commonly Known as the Santa Barbara Zoo.

4.            Subject: Resolution Approving Application For Local Groundwater Assistance Grant (540.08)

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 a Groundwater Management Plan Grant Application in an Amount of $250,000 and Execute an Agreement With the California Department of Water Resources Local Groundwater Assistance Grant Program.

5.            Subject: Introduction Of Ordinance For A Lease Agreement With Channel Island Outfitters, Inc., Doing Business As Paddle Sports Of Santa Barbara (330.04)

Recommendation: That Council introduce and subsequently adopt, by reading of title only, An Ordinance of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Approving a Five-Year Lease Agreement with One Five-Year Option with Channel Island Outfitters, Inc., Doing Business As Paddle Sports of Santa Barbara, at a Monthly Rent of $2,762.75, for Approximately 956 Square Feet of Retail Space and 374 Square Feet of Water Area Adjacent to the Navy Pier in the Santa Barbara Harbor, Effective August 24, 2012.

6.            Subject: Fiscal Year 2012 Interim Financial Statements For The Eleven Months Ended May 31, 2012 (250.02)

Recommendation: That Council accept the Fiscal Year 2012 Interim Financial Statements for the Eleven Months Ended May 31, 2012.

7.            Subject: Amendment To Caltrans Agreement For State Route 192 Utility Relocations (530.04)

Recommendation: That Council authorize the Public Works Director to execute an amendment to Utility Agreement No. 05-UT-1015.703 with the California Department of Transportation, District 5, for relocation of City water line facilities, which increases the reimbursement by the City to Caltrans for relocation costs to a total of $138,980.

8.            Subject: Contract For Construction Of The El Estero Wastewater Treatment Plant Influent Pumps Replacement Project (540.13)

Recommendation: That Council:

A. Award a contract with GSE Construction Co. in their low bid amount of $2,583,700 for construction of the El Estero Wastewater Treatment Plant Influent Pumps Replacement Project, Bid No. 3607;

B. Authorize the Public Works Director to execute the contract and approve expenditures up to $258,370 to cover any cost increases that may result from contract change orders for extra work and differences between estimated bid quantities and actual quantities measured for payment;

C. Authorize the Public Works Director to execute a contract with Brown & Caldwell in the amount of $178,892 for design support services during construction, and approve expenditures of up to $17,890 for extra services of Brown & Caldwell that may result from necessary changes in the scope of work; and

D. Authorize the Public Works Director to execute a contract with Mimiaga Engineering Group in the amount of $264,000 for construction management services, and approve expenditures of up to $26,400 for extra services of Mimiaga Engineering Group that may result from necessary changes in the scope of work.

9.            Subject: Contract For Development Of Wastewater Collection System Strategic Management Program - Phase III (540.13)

Recommendation: That Council authorize the Public Works Director to execute a contract with Brown and Caldwell in the amount of $100,925 for Wastewater Collection system maintenance-related business process development and the related Sewer System Management Plan update, and authorize the Public Works Director to approve expenditures of up to $10,093 for extra services of Brown and Caldwell that may result from necessary changes in the scope of work, for a total of $111,018.

10.         Subject: Contract For Survey Services For Wastewater Collection System Survey Project (540.13)

Recommendation: That Council authorize the Public Works Director to execute a City Professional Services Contract with Penfield and Smith in the amount of $211,780 for survey services for the Wastewater Collection System Survey Project, and authorize the Public Works Director to approve expenditures of up to $21,180 for extra services that may result from necessary changes in the scope of work.

11.         Subject: California Department Of Forestry And Fire Protection Urban Forest Management Plan Grant Award (570.05)

Recommendation: That Council increase revenues and appropriations by $71,092 in the Parks and Recreation Department Fiscal Year 2013 Miscellaneous Grants Fund for the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) Urban and Community Forestry Grant.

12.         Subject: Cancellation Of August 21, 2012, City Council Meeting (120.09)

Recommendation: That Council cancel the August 21, 2012, City Council meeting.

13.         Subject: Set A Date For Public Hearing Regarding Appeal Of Architectural Board Of Review Approval For 901 Olive Street (640.07)

Recommendation: That Council:

A. Set the date of August 7, 2012, at 2:00 p.m. for hearing the appeal filed by Grant Castleberg of the Architectural Board of Review approval of an application for property owned by 901 Holdings LLC and located at 901 Olive Street, Assessor's Parcel No. 029-302-018, C-2 Commercial Zone, General Plan Designation: Commercial/Medium High Residential (15-27 Dwelling Units per Acre). The project proposes the construction of 10 one-story, studio apartment units and 9 two-story, one-bedroom apartment units above a new two-level parking structure. The new apartment units and parking structure will be added to an existing two-story office building; total development would be 60,060 square feet with a maximum height of 51 feet on a 33,005 square-foot lot. The project also includes alterations to the existing office building. The Staff Hearing Officer granted a zoning modification for a reduction in the number of required parking spaces; and

B. Set the date of August 6, 2012, at 1:30 p.m. for a site visit to the property located at 901 Olive Street.

NOTICES

14.         The City Clerk has on Thursday, July 12, 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.

15.         Received a letter of resignation from Neighborhood Advisory Council Member Sharon Byrne; the vacancy will be part of the next recruitment for City Advisory Groups.

16.         Received a communication advising of a vacancy created on the Measure P Committee with the death of Member Gary Buffington; the vacancy will be part of the next City Advisory Groups recruitment.

 

This concludes the Consent Calendar.

REPORT FROM THE ORDINANCE COMMITTEE

CITY COUNCIL ADMINISTRATIVE AND ATTORNEY REPORTS

FINANCE DEPARTMENT

17.         Subject: General Fund Reserve Policies (210.01)

Recommendation: That Council consider newly proposed policies governing the establishment and use of General Fund reserves recommended by the Finance Committee.

18.         Subject: Proposed Budget Strategy For Impacts Of Redevelopment Agency Dissolution (620.01)

Recommendation: That Council hear a report from staff on the proposed budget strategy to address the financial impact of the Redevelopment Agency dissolution.

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

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

Recommendation: That Council:

A. Confirm that Kimberly Avenue shall remain a two-way street;

B. Approve the proposed Mason Street Bridge Project width design and roadway geometry in accordance with City, State, and Federal standards, with design exceptions as approved by the City Engineer;

C. Accept Federal Highway Administration Highway Bridge Program grant funding in the amount of $5,106,236 for the Mason Street Bridge Replacement Project, and authorize the increase of estimated revenues and appropriations in the Fiscal Year 2013 Streets Capital Fund by $5,106,236 for the Mason Street Bridge Replacement Project; and

D. Authorize the Public Works Director to execute a City Professional Services contract with Bengal Engineering, Inc., in a form acceptable to the City Attorney, in the amount of $550,340 for final design services for the Mason Street Bridge Replacement Project, and authorize the Public Works Director to approve expenditures of up to $55,034 for extra services of Bengal Engineering, Inc., that may result from necessary changes in the scope of work.

COUNCIL AND STAFF COMMUNICATIONS

COUNCILMEMBER COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENT REPORTS

CLOSED SESSIONS

20.         Subject: Conference with Legal Counsel - Anticipated Litigation (160.03)

Recommendation: That Council hold a closed session to consider significant exposure to litigation (two potential cases) pursuant to subsection (b)(1) of section 54956.9 of the Government Code and take appropriate action as needed.

Scheduling: Duration, 30 minutes; anytime

Report: None anticipated

21.         Subject: Conference with Real Property Negotiators - 701 E. Haley Street (330.03)

Recommendation: That Council hold a closed session pursuant to the authority of Government Code Section 54956.8 in order to provide direction to the City Administrator and to the City Attorney regarding the possible lease of real property owned by the City commonly known as 701 E. Haley Street.

Property: 701 E. Haley Street (Primo Boxing - Youth Sports Center)

City Negotiators: Nancy Rapp, Scott Vincent.

Negotiating Party: Primo Boxing - Joe and Jean Pommier

Under Negotiation: Rent and terms of lease.

Scheduling: Duration, 20 minutes; anytime

Report: None anticipated

ADJOURNMENT