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CITY OF SANTA BARBARA

CITY COUNCIL

SEPTEMBER 18, 2012

AGENDA

 

 

 

ORDER OF BUSINESS

 

           2:00 p.m.   -     City Council Meeting Begins

           6:00 p.m.   -     City Council Meeting Reconvenes

 

 

AFTERNOON SESSION

CALL TO ORDER

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

ROLL CALL

CEREMONIAL ITEMS

1.            Subject:  Proclamation Declaring September 21, 2012 As Alzheimer's Action Day (120.04)

CHANGES TO THE AGENDA

PUBLIC COMMENT

CONSENT CALENDAR

2.            Subject:  Adoption Of Ordinance For A Lease Agreement With Clean Seas, L.L.C. (330.04)

Recommendation:  That Council 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.

 

3.            Subject:  Adoption Of Ordinance For Amendments To Municipal Code 9.116 (520.02)

Recommendation:  That Council 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.

 

4.            Subject: Adoption Of Ordinance For Signature Flight Support Corporation Restated Lease (330.04)

Recommendation:  That Council 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.

 

5.            Subject:  Adoption Of Ordinance Approving Sale Of City Surplus Real Property Located At 309 West Ortega 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 309 West Ortega Street (APN 037-113-007) to Raquel Medina, an Unmarried Woman, in the High Bid Amount of $400,300.

 

6.            Subject:  Introduction Of Ordinance Approving Sale Of City Surplus Real Property Located At 136 West Haley Street and 306 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 136 West Haley Street (APN 037-162-010) to Victor Kirschbaum, in the high bid amount of $350,000, and 306 West Ortega Street (APN 037-073-028) to G. Scott Armstrong & Cathy L. Armstrong, Trustees of the Armstrong Family Trust U/A/D 2/12/02, in the high bid amount of $250,000; and

B.        Authorize the City Administrator to Execute the Land Purchase Agreements and Escrow Instructions and Title Transfer Documents, as Approved by the City Attorney, to Effectuate the Sale of the Real Property located at 136 West Haley Street and 306 West Ortega Street.

7.            Subject:  Contract For Construction For The La Colina Road Sidewalk Infill Project (530.04)

Recommendation:  That Council:

A.        Award a contract to Mendez Concrete, Inc., waiving minor irregularities, in their low bid amount of $239,530.50 for construction of the La Colina Road Sidewalk Infill Project, Bid No. 3640;

B.        Authorize the Public Works Director to execute the contract and approve expenditures up to $25,000 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.        Accept Measure A Regional Safe Routes to School Grant funding in the total amount of $111,004 for construction of the La Colina Road Sidewalk Infill Project; and

D.        Authorize the increase of estimated revenues and appropriations in the Fiscal Year 2013 Streets Grants Capital Fund by $111,004 for the La Colina Road Sidewalk Infill Project.

8.            Subject:  Increase In Construction Change Order Authority For Cater Water Treatment Plant Advanced Treatment Project (540.10)

Recommendation:  That Council authorize an increase in the Public Works Director's change order authority to approve expenditures for extra work for the Cater Water Treatment Plant Advanced Treatment Project, Contract No. 23,803 in the amount of $886,016 for a total project change order authority of $2,284,016, bringing the total contract amount to $16,264,016.

 

9.            Subject:  Contract For Capital Campaign Counsel For Children's Library And Endowment Fundraising Campaign (570.04)

Recommendation:  That Council:

A.        Authorize the Library Director to execute a Professional Services Contract in a form of contract approved by the City Attorney, with Whaley LeVay in the amount of $96,000 for Library Capital Campaign Counsel for a fundraising campaign of $5,000,000 for a new Children's Library and an endowment for future library services;

B.        Authorize the transfer of $96,000 from the Library's Maximus Trust account to the Library Department's General Fund; and

C.        Increase estimated revenues and appropriations in the Fiscal Year 2013 Library Department, General Fund, by $96,000.

10.         Subject:  Purchase Of New Internet Website (170.04)

Recommendation:  That Council:

A.        Authorize the Administrative Services Director to negotiate and execute a professional services agreement, in a form of agreement acceptable to the City Attorney, with PixelPushers, Inc., doing business as Civica Software, for the acquisition and implementation of a new City Internet website in an amount not to exceed $130,000;

B.        Authorize the Administrative Services Director to approve additional services that may be identified during the implementation phase, in an amount not to exceed $13,000;

C.        Authorize the Administrative Services Director to negotiate and execute a technical support and maintenance agreement, in a form acceptable to the City Attorney, for up to four years at an annual cost not to exceed $5,880; and

D.        Appropriate $43,000 in the Information Systems Capital Fund from reserves to cover the portion of the project not currently covered from existing appropriations.

NOTICES

11.         The City Clerk has on Thursday, September 13, 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.

12.         Received letters of resignation from Santa Barbara Youth Council members Will Busch, Grant Sexton and Cody Sugarman; the vacancies will be part of the next recruitment for City Advisory Groups.

13.         Recruitment for City Advisory Groups:

A.        The City Clerk's Office will accept applications through Friday, October 19, 2012, at 5:00 p.m. to fill scheduled vacancies on various City Advisory Groups and the unscheduled vacancies resulting from resignations received in the City Clerk's Office through Wednesday, October 3, 2012;

B.        The City Council will conduct interviews of applicants for vacancies on various City Advisory Groups on Tuesday, October 30, 2012, at 4:00 p.m. (Estimated Time), Tuesday, November 13, 2012, at 6:00 p.m., and Tuesday, November 20, 2012, at 4:00 p.m. (Estimated Time); and

C.        The City Council will make appointments to fill vacancies on various City Advisory Groups on Tuesday, December 11, 2012.

 

This concludes the Consent Calendar.

CITY COUNCIL ADMINISTRATIVE AND ATTORNEY REPORTS

CITY ADMINISTRATOR

14.         Subject:  Introduction of Ordinance Adopting The 2012-2013 General Unit Memorandum of Understanding (440.02)

Recommendation:  That Council:

A.        Ratify the Memorandum of Understanding between the City and the Santa Barbara City Employees' Association, Local 620, Service Employees' International Union, for the period of July 1, 2012 through September 30, 2013 and provide for certain compensation and benefit adjustments for Confidential employees, by introduction and subsequent adoption of, by reading of title only, An Ordinance of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Adopting the 2012-2013 Memorandum of Understanding Between the City of Santa Barbara and the Santa Barbara City Employees' Association (General Unit) and Providing for Compensation Changes for Confidential Employees; and

B.        Adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City Of Santa Barbara Amending Resolution No. 12-042, the Position and Salary Control Resolution for Fiscal Year 2013, Affecting the Public Works Department  Effective September 18,  2012.

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT

15.         Subject:  Santa Barbara Climate Action Plan (650.06)

Recommendation:  That Council adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Adopting the Santa Barbara Climate Action Plan and Making Environmental Findings Pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act.

 

COUNCIL AND STAFF COMMUNICATIONS

COUNCILMEMBER COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENT REPORTS

CLOSED SESSIONS

16.         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 Santa Barbara Channelkeeper v. City of Santa Barbara, USDC Case No. CV-1103624 JHN (AGRx)

SCHEDULING:  Duration, 15 minutes; anytime

REPORT:  None anticipated

 

17.         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 the new Fire Management Association, and regarding discussions with certain unrepresented managers about salaries and fringe benefits.

SCHEDULING:        Duration, 30 minutes; anytime

REPORT:      None anticipated

 

RECESS

EVENING SESSION

EVENING SESSION

 

RECONVENE

ROLL CALL

PUBLIC COMMENT

CITY COUNCIL ADMINISTRATIVE AND ATTORNEY REPORTS

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

18.         Subject:  General Plan Implementation - Public Works Priorities (Dept. Head: CFA; Other Depts: SPW, RS)

Recommendation:  That Council provide direction on priorities for Public Works Department resources regarding implementation of the General Plan and other interests in Neighborhood Transportation Management Plans to address pedestrian and traffic safety.

 

ADJOURNMENT