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CITY OF SANTA BARBARA

CITY COUNCIL

SEPTEMBER 11, 2012

AGENDA

 

 

AFTERNOON SESSION

CALL TO ORDER

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

ROLL CALL

CEREMONIAL ITEMS

1.            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 September 30, 2012.

 

2.            Subject:  Letter Of Recognition To Santa Barbara Foresters For National Baseball Congress World Series Championship (120.08)

 

CHANGES TO THE AGENDA

PUBLIC COMMENT

CONSENT CALENDAR

3.            Subject:  Minutes

Recommendation:  That Council waive the reading and approve the minutes of the regular meeting of August 14, 2012, and the regular meetings of August 21 and 28, 2012, and September 4, 2012 (cancelled).

 

4.            Subejct:  Fiscal Year 2013 Interim Financial Statements For The One Month Ended July 31, 2012 (250.02)

Recommendation:  That Council accept the Fiscal Year 2013 Interim Financial Statements for the One Month Ended July 31, 2012.

 

5.            Subject:  Introduction Of Ordinance For Amendments To Municipal Code Chapter 9.116, Civil Defense And Disaster (520.02)

Recommendation:  That Council introduce and subsequently adopt, by reading of title only, An Ordinance of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Amending Chapter 9.116 of the Santa Barbara Municipal Code Relating to Emergency Services.

 

6.            Subject:  Introduction Of Ordinance Approving Sale Of City Surplus Real Property Located At 309 West Ortega Street (330.03)

Recommendation:  That Council:

A.        Introduce and subsequently adopt, by reading of title only, An Ordinance of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Approving the Sale of the Surplus Real Property Located at 309 West Ortega Street (APN 037-113-007) to Raquel Medina in the High Bid Amount of $400,300; and 

B.        Authorize the City Administrator to Execute the Land Purchase Agreement, Escrow Instructions and Title Transfer Documents, as approved by the City Attorney, to effectuate the sale of the real property located at 309 West Ortega Street.

7.            Subject:  Introduction Of Ordinance For A Lease Agreement With Clean Seas, L.L.C. (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 Clean Seas, L.L.C., at a Monthly Rent of $2,200 for Approximately 1,800 Square Feet of Water Area Adjacent to Marina 1-F Finger in the Santa Barbara Harbor, Effective October 18, 2012.

 

8.            Subject:  Introduction Of Ordinance For Restated Lease With Signature Flight Support Corporation (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 and Authorizing the Airport Director to Execute a Restated Lease Agreement No. 12, 037 Dated August 1, 1983, As Amended, Between Signature Flight Support Corporation, a California Corporation, and the City of Santa Barbara Encompassing Approximately 938,321 Square Feet Located at 515 Robert Marxmiller Place at the Santa Barbara Airport for a Monthly Rental of $31,125 Exclusive of Utilities..

 

9.            Subject:  Adoption  Of Ordinance To Approve An On Bill Financing Agreement For The Los Banos Boiler Replacement  Project (570.07)

Recommendation:  That Council adopt, by reading of title only, An Ordinance of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Approving and Authorizing the Public Works Director to Execute an On Bill Financing Loan Agreement in the Amount of $53,032.83 with Southern California Gas Company for the Acceptance of Loan Funds to Assist in the Replacement of Pool Heaters at the Los Banos Del Mar Pool.

 

10.         Subject:  Adoption Of Ordinance Approving The Sale Of City Surplus Real Property Located At 20 South Milpas Street (330.03)

Recommendation:  That council adopt, by reading of title only, An Ordinance of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Approving the Sale of the Surplus Real Property Located at 20 South Milpas Street (APN 017-165-007) to 18-20 Milpas Investors, LLC, a California Limited Liability Company, in the high bid amount of $570,000.

 

11.         Subject:  Lease Agreement For Primo Boxing Club, Inc. (330.04)

Recommendation:  That Council:

A.        Authorize the Parks and Recreation Director to execute a one-year lease agreement with two additional one-year options for the Haley Street Youth Sports Center with Primo Boxing Club, Inc.; and

B.        Authorize a waiver of unpaid rents and penalties totaling $23,250 for Primo Boxing, Inc., associated with City Lease Agreement No. 23,094.

12.         Subject:  Community Promotion Contract With Summer Solstice Celebration, Inc. (230.02)

Recommendation:  That Council authorize the Finance Director to execute a Community Promotion contract with Summer Solstice Celebration, Inc., in an amount of $37,851 to support year-round salary and production expenses.

 

13.         Subject:  Contract For Construction For McKinley School Pedestrian Improvements Project (530.04)

Recommendation:  That Council:

A.        Award a contract with Aguilera Brothers Construction, Inc., in their low bid amount of $38,005 for construction of the McKinley School Pedestrian Improvements Project, Bid No. 3663; and

B.        Authorize the Public Works Director to execute the contract and approve expenditures up to $5,700 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.

14.         Subject:  Contract For Construction For Milpas And Cabrillo Pedestrian Safety Improvements Project (530.04)

Recommendation:  That Council:

A.        Award a contract with Lee Wilson Electric Company, Inc., in their low bid amount of $58,335 for construction of the Milpas and Cabrillo Pedestrian Safety Improvements Project, Bid No. 3672; and

B.        Authorize the Public Works Director to execute the contract and approve expenditures up to $8,750 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.

15.         Subject:  Increase In Design And Appraisal Services For The Cabrillo Boulevard Bridge Replacement Project (530.04)

Recommendation:  That Council:

A.        Authorize an increase in the extra services amount with Bengal Engineering, Inc., for final design for the Cabrillo Boulevard Bridge Replacement Project, Contract No. 22,346, in the amount of $216,867.50, for a total project expenditure authority of $1,908,118.50; and

B.        Authorize an increase in the extra services amount with Reeder, Gilman & Associates for real estate appraisal services for the Cabrillo Boulevard Bridge Replacement Project, Contract No. 24,023, in the amount of $10,000.00, for a total project expenditure authority of $49,000.00.

16.         Subject:  Cost Sharing Agreement With The City Of Goleta For Operation And Maintenance Of Shared Traffic Signals (560.01)

Recommendation:  That Council authorize the Public Works Director to execute a Cost Sharing Agreement, approved as to form by the City Attorney, with the City of Goleta for the operation and maintenance of six shared traffic signals surrounding the Santa Barbara Airport property.

 

17.         Subject:  Integrated Regional Water Management Plan Update (540.08)

Recommendation:  That Council authorize the Public Works Director to execute, subject to approval as to form by the City Attorney, a Memorandum of Understanding with the Cooperating Partners providing for the continued administration and development of an update to the Integrated Regional Water Management Plan for Santa Barbara County, with the City's share of costs not to exceed $20,000.

 

18.         Subject:  Fiscal Year 2013 Agreement For A Countywide Library System (570.04)

Recommendation:  That Council approve and authorize the City Administrator to execute an agreement between the County of Santa Barbara and the Cities of Santa Barbara, Santa Maria and Lompoc for the operation of a Countywide Library System for Fiscal Year 2013.

 

19.         Subject:  Contract With Ampco Parking System To Manage And Operate Airport Public Parking Lots (550.08)

Recommendation:  That Council approve a three-year Management Agreement, with two one-year options, with Ampco System Parking (aka ABM Parking Services), a California Corporation, to operate the public parking lots at the Santa Barbara Airport, provide shuttle service to Long Term Lot 2 for passengers and employees, and curbside attendant services, effective upon completion of the Airline Terminal Improvement Project.

 

20.         Subject: Goleta Slough Ecosystem Management Plan Update (560.09)

Recommendation:  That Council:

A.        Accept and authorize the Airport Director to execute, on behalf of the City, a grant offer of $50,000 from State Coastal Conservancy for an update to the Goleta Slough Ecosystem Management Plan (Plan) including a sea level rise study;

B.        Adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Authorizing the Execution of Grant Agreement No. 11-077 with the State Coastal Conservancy and Approving its Terms and Conditions;

C.        Accept a Goleta Valley Land Trust grant offer of $20,000 to contribute to the preparation of an update to the Goleta Slough Ecosystem Management Plan;

D.        Accept $15,000 from the Goleta West Sanitary District in contribution to the Goleta Slough Ecosystem Management Plan;

E.        Transfer $10,014 from the Airport Operating Fund from unappropriated reserves into the Airport Capital Fund to cover the Airport's portion of the cost to complete the Plan;

F.         Increase appropriations and estimated revenues in the Airport Capital Fund by $95,014, of which $50,000 will be funded from the State Coastal Conservancy Grant, $15,000 from the Goleta West Sanitary District, $18,620 from the Goleta Valley Land Trust, and $11,394 from the Airport Operating Fund; and

G.        Approve and authorize the Airport Director to execute a Contract with ESA PWA for preparation of an update to the Goleta Slough Ecosystem Management Plan, in an amount not to exceed $95,014.

21.         Subject:  State Office Of Traffic Safety Grant For Sobriety Checkpoint Program (520.04)

Recommendation:  That Council:

A.        Accept $103,200 from the State of California Office of Traffic Safety and authorize the Chief of Police to execute the Grant Agreement; and

B.        Increase appropriations and estimated revenues for the grant allocation of $103,200 to the Miscellaneous Grants Fund for Fiscal Year 2012/2013 for the Sobriety Checkpoint Program.

22.         Subject:  State Office Of Traffic Safety Grant For Selective Traffic Enforcement (520.04)

Recommendation:  That Council:

A.        Accept $86,000 from the State of California Office of Traffic Safety and authorize the Chief of Police to execute the Grant Agreement; and

B.        Increase appropriations and estimated revenues for the grant allocation of $86,000 to the Miscellaneous Grants Fund for 2012-2013 for the Selective Traffic Enforcement Program.

23.         Subject:  Purchase Order For Digital Payment Technologies Parking Equipment (550.08)

Recommendation:  That Council find it in the City's best interest to waive the formal bid procedure as authorized by Municipal Code Section 4.52.070 (L), and authorize the General Services Manager to issue a purchase order to Digital Payment Technologies Corporation for three self-pay parking stations for Waterfront Department parking lots, in an amount not to exceed $40,000.

 

24.         Subject:  Emergency Purchase Order For Ice House Compressor Replacement (330.05)

Recommendation:  That Council approve an emergency purchase order pursuant to Santa Barbara Municipal Code Section 4.52.080 (E) in the amount of $34,230 to TRJ Refrigeration, Inc., for the replacement and installation of a compressor for the Ice House.

 

25.         Subject:  Federal Criminal History Information For Emergency Medical Technician Certification (520.04)

Recommendation:  That Council adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara for the City of Santa Barbara Fire Department to Have Access to Both State and Federal Criminal History Information for the Purposes of Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Licensing and/or Certification.

 

NOTICES

26.         The City Clerk has on Thursday, September 6, 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.

27.         Received a letter of resignation from Architectural Board of Review Member Keith Rivera; the vacancy will be part of the next recruitment for City Advisory Groups.

 

This concludes the Consent Calendar.

CITY COUNCIL ADMINISTRATIVE AND ATTORNEY REPORTS

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT

28.         Subject:  City Arts Advisory Committee And Community Events And Festivals Committee Funding Recommendations And Contract With The Santa Barbara County Arts Commission For Fiscal Year 2013 (610.04)

Recommendation:  That Council:

A.        Review and approve the City of Santa Barbara Arts Advisory Committee and Community Events and Festivals Committee funding recommendations for Fiscal Year 2013; and

B.        Authorize the Assistant City Administrator/Community Development Director to execute an agreement, subject to approval by the City Attorney, with the Santa Barbara County Arts Commission in the amount of $427,260 as approved in the Fiscal Year 2013 budget.

PUBLIC HEARINGS

29.         Subject:  Appeal Of Architectural Board Of Review Approval Of 901 Olive Street (640.07)

Recommendation:  That Council deny the appeal of Grant Castleberg of the application of DesignARC, and uphold the Architectural Board of Review's Project Design Approval for the proposed mixed use project consisting of 19 new apartments, a new parking garage, and alterations to the existing office building.

 

COUNCIL AND STAFF COMMUNICATIONS

COUNCILMEMBER COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENT REPORTS

CLOSED SESSIONS

30.         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 Drew Josfan vs. Indochine, et al., USDC Case No. CV 09-07904 AHM (PLAx).

            Scheduling:  Duration, 30 minutes; anytime

            Report:  None anticipated

 

31.         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 Police Management Association, and regarding discussions with certain unrepresented managers about salaries and fringe benefits.

            Scheduling:  Duration, 30 minutes; anytime

            Report:  None anticipated

 

ADJOURNMENT