CITY OF SANTA BARBARA
FEBRUARY 26, 2013
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 hear a presentation on the development of water rates and recommend approval of the proposed water rates and ten-year rate revenue plan for Fiscal Year 2014-2015 to Council.
REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING – 2:00 P.M.
CALL TO ORDER
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
CHANGES TO THE AGENDA
Recommendation: That Council waive the reading and approve the minutes of the regular meetings of February 5 and 12, 2013, and the special meeting of February 6, 2013.
Recommendation: That Council authorize the Public Works Director, subject to approval as to form by the City Attorney, to execute a City Professional Services contract with CDM Smith, Inc., in the amount of $742,406 for final design services for the Tertiary Filtration Plant Replacement Project, and authorize the Public Works Director to approve expenditures of up to $74,240 for extra services of CDM Smith, Inc., that may result from necessary changes in the scope of work.
Recommendation: That Council:
A. Accept a gift of $5,000 from SG Acquisitions, LLC, for the Police Department's Explorer Program;
B. Increase appropriations and estimated revenues for $5,000 in the Miscellaneous Grants Fund for Fiscal Year 2013 for the Explorer Program;
C. Accept $300 from the Explorers for the Learning for Life annual fees; and
D. Increase appropriations and estimated revenues by $300 in the General Fund Police Department budget for the Community and Media Relations/PIO Program for annual Learning for Life fees.
Recommendation: That Council adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Requesting a Grant in the Amount of $21,000 from the California Department of Boating and Waterways for Maintenance of a Pumpout Facility at Santa Barbara Harbor, Located in Santa Barbara, California.
Recommendation: That Council authorize the Public Works Director to execute, subject to approval as to form by the City Attorney, an Agreement with the Cachuma Resource Conservation District and project proponents to manage the activities related to the development and submittal of an Integrated Regional Water Management Plan Grant Application, with the City's share of costs not to exceed $55,012.
Recommendation: That Council approve and authorize the Airport Director to execute, subject to approval as to form by the City Attorney, a Contract with URS Corporation for post-construction biological monitoring associated with the Airfield Safety Projects and other small projects at the Santa Barbara Airport in an amount not to exceed $63,780, and authorize the Airport Director to approve expenditures up to $6,378 for extra services that may result from necessary changes in the scope of work.
Recommendation: That Council:
A. Reprogram $20,000 of existing appropriations in the Streets Fund from the Citywide Sign Inventory Project to the Intersection Improvement Project at Anacapa and Carrillo Streets; and
B. Authorize an increase in the Public Works Director's Change Order Authority to approve expenditures for extra work for the Intersection Improvement Project at Anacapa and Carrillo Streets, Contract No. 23,907, in the amount of $50,000, for a total project expenditure authority of $417,895.
Recommendation: That Council approve a request from Habitat for Humanity of Southern Santa Barbara County (Habitat) to subordinate two City loans to allow Habitat to obtain additional bridge financing from the Housing Trust Fund of Santa Barbara County in an amount not to exceed $750,000, and authorize the Community Development Director, subject to approval as to form by the City Attorney, to execute such agreements and related documents as necessary.
Recommendation: That Council accept the January 2013 Investment Report.
11. The City Clerk has on Thursday, February 21, 2013, 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
PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT
Recommendation: That Council receive a report on the City's Capital Improvement Projects for the Second Quarter of Fiscal Year 2013.
COUNCIL AND STAFF COMMUNICATIONS
COUNCILMEMBER COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENT REPORTS
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: Jose Monclus v. City of Santa Barbara, WCAB case number unassigned.
Scheduling: Duration, 10 minutes; anytime
Report: None anticipated