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CITY OF SANTA BARBARA

CITY COUNCIL

 

AUGUST 13, 2013

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

 

 

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: Interim Financial Statements For The Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 2013

Recommendation: That the Finance Committee recommend that Council:

A. Hear a report from staff on the status of revenues and expenditures in relation to budget for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2013;

B. Accept the Interim Financial Statements for the Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 2013; and

C. Approve the proposed adjustments to the Fiscal Year 2013 budget as detailed in the attached schedule of Proposed Budget Adjustments.

(See Council Agenda Item No. 18)

 

 

 

 

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 July 30, 2013.

2.            Subject: Adoption Of Ordinance For Attornment Agreement With H. Oliver Dixon And Montecito Bank & Trust For An Airport Property (330.04)

Recommendation: That Council adopt, by reading of title only, An Ordinance of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Approving an Attornment Agreement Between the City of Santa Barbara, H. Oliver Dixon, and Montecito Bank & Trust For Use of a Vehicle Parking Lot at the Santa Barbara Municipal Airport.

3.            Subject: Adoption Of Ordinance For 50-Year Ground Lease With Santa Barbara Children's Museum (620.06)

Recommendation: That Council adopt, by reading of title only, An Ordinance of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Approving and Authorizing the City Administrator to Execute a 50-Year Ground Lease with Santa Barbara Children's Museum on City-Owned Property Located at 125 State Street.

4.            Subject: Acceptance Of Street Easement At 901 East Cabrillo Boulevard (330.03)

Recommendation: That Council adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Accepting a Street Easement Deed for Sidewalk and Street Purposes on Portions of that Certain Property Commonly Known as 901 East Cabrillo Boulevard, Authorizing the Public Works Director to Execute the Same, and Causing the Recordation by the City Clerk of Said Easement in the Official Records with the County Recorder.

5.            Subject: July 2013 Investment Report (260.02)

Recommendation: That Council accept the July 2013 Investment Report.

6.            Subject: Fiscal Year 2014 Agreement For Countywide Library System (570.04)

Recommendation: That Council:

A. 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 2014;

B. Increase estimated revenues and appropriations in the amount of $93,779 (per capita and administrative fee) in the Fiscal Year General Fund Library Department budget; and

C. Increase estimated revenues and appropriations in the amount of $109,727 in the Fiscal Year 2014 County Library Fund budget.

7.            Subject: School Crossing Guard Agreements - Santa Barbara Unified And Hope School Districts (150.05)

Recommendation: That Council:

A. Authorize the Chief of Police to execute a Memorandum of Understanding with the Santa Barbara Unified School District for School Crossing Guard services, including Peabody Charter School, from August 2013 through June 2016; and

B. Authorize the Chief of Police to execute a Memorandum of Understanding with the Hope School District for School Crossing Guard services from August 2013 through June 2016.

8.            Subject: County Of Santa Barbara Strategic Prevention Framework State Incentive Grant To Reduce Excessive And Underage Drinking (520.04)

Recommendation: That Council:

A. Authorize the Chief of Police or his designee to execute an agreement with the County of Santa Barbara for the Strategic Prevention Framework State Incentive Grant for Fiscal Year 2014;

B. Accept $35,400 from County of Santa Barbara from the Strategic Prevention Framework State Incentive Grant to collaborate with County Alcohol and Drug Program to address underage and excessive drinking, and alcohol-related motor vehicle accidents for Fiscal Year 2014; and

C. Increase appropriations and estimated revenues by $35,400 in the Miscellaneous Grants Fund for Fiscal Year 2014.

9.            Subject: Contract For Final Design Of Cota Street Bridge Replacement Project (530.04)

Recommendation: That Council:

A. Approve and authorize the Public Works Director to execute a City Professional Services contract with Bengal Engineering, Inc., in the amount of $650,485 for final design services for the Cota Street Bridge Replacement Project, and authorize the Public Works Director to approve expenditures of up to $65,049 for extra services of Bengal Engineering, Inc., that may result from necessary changes in the scope of work; and

B. Increase appropriations by $115,000 in the Fiscal Year 2014 Streets Capital Fund from reserves generated from the proceeds of the sale of surplus properties acquired for past bridge replacement projects to the Cota Street Bridge Replacement Project to fund the City's portion necessary to complete the design costs not covered by the Federal Highway Administration.

10.         Subject: Contract For Design Of The Zone 1 Pavement Maintenance Project (530.04)

Recommendation: That Council authorize the Public Works Director to execute a City Professional Services contract with Flowers & Associates, Inc., in the amount of $76,517 for design services for the Zone 1 Pavement Maintenance Project, and authorize the Public Works Director to approve expenditures of up to $7,652 for extra services that may result from necessary changes in the scope of work for a total contract authorization of $84,169.

11.         Subject: Central Coast Collaborative On Homelessness Memorandum Of Understanding (660.04)

Recommendation: That Council authorize the City Administrator to execute a Memorandum of Understanding with the Northern Santa Barbara County United Way for the Central Coast Collaborative on Homelessness effort, subject to City Attorney approval as to form.

12.         Subject: Clean Beaches Grant Initiative Application (540.13)

Recommendation: That Council adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Rescinding Resolution No. 13-033, Authorizing and Designating the Public Works Director to Enter Into and Execute an Agreement With the State of California, Including Any Amendments Thereto, and Confirming the City's Intent to Fund the Operation and Maintenance Costs of the Wastewater Main Rehabilitation Project For a Minimum of Twenty Years.

13.         Subject: Acceptance Of Southern California Edison Funds (380.01)

Recommendation: That Council:

A. Authorize the receipt of Southern California Edison funds totaling $52,250 through the South Coast Energy Efficiency Partnership; and

B. Increase appropriations and estimated revenues in the Facilities Management Fund by $52,250 .

NOTICES

14.         The City Clerk has on Thursday, August 8, 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.

15.         Recruitment for City Advisory Groups:

A. The City Clerk's Office will accept applications through Tuesday, October 8, 2013, at 5:30 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 October 8, 2013;

B. The City Council will conduct interviews of applicants for vacancies on various City Advisory Groups on Tuesday, October 29, 2013, at 4:00 p.m. (Estimated Time), Tuesday, November 12, 2013, at 4:00 p.m. (Estimated Time), and Tuesday, November 19, 2013, at 6:00 p.m.; and

C. The City Council will make appointments to fill the vacancies on various City Advisory Groups on Tuesday, December 10, 2013.

16.         Cancellation of the regular City Council meetings of August 20, August 27, and September 3, 2013.

 

This concludes the Consent Calendar.

REPORT FROM THE FINANCE COMMITTEE

CITY COUNCIL ADMINISTRATIVE AND ATTORNEY REPORTS

CITY ADMINISTRATOR

17.         Subject: Intent To Award Gas Franchise To SoCalGas (380.02)

Recommendation: That Council adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Declaring Its Intent to Grant A 30-Year Franchise to Southern California Gas Company and to Set the Time and Place for a Public Hearing Pursuant to Article XIV of the City Charter.

FINANCE DEPARTMENT

18.         Subject: Interim Financial Statements For the Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 2013 (250.02)

Recommendation: That Council:

A. Hear a report from staff on the status of revenues and expenditures in relation to budget for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2013;

B. Accept the Interim Financial Statements for the Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 2013; and

C. Approve the proposed adjustments to the Fiscal Year 2013 budget as detailed in the attached schedule of Proposed Budget Adjustments.

PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT

19.         Subject: Urban Forest Management Plan Status Report (570.05)

Recommendation: That Council receive a status report and discuss development of the Urban Forest Management Plan.

MAYOR AND COUNCIL REPORTS

20.         Subject: Zoning Information Report Process (640.09)

Recommendation: That Council consider the request from Mayor Schneider and Councilmember Francisco regarding the requirement for Zoning Information Reports (ZIRs) at the time of sale of residential property, and provide direction on possible amendments to the Zoning Ordinance to change the requirements and/or processing of ZIRs.

COUNCIL AND STAFF COMMUNICATIONS

COUNCILMEMBER COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENT REPORTS

CLOSED SESSIONS

21.         Subject: Conference With Real Property Negotiators (330.03)

Recommendation: That Council hold a closed session pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.8 (Conference with Real Property Negotiators):

Real Property: A portion of the Airport property located at 6100 Hollister Avenue bounded by Hollister Avenue, Frederick Lopez Road, Francis Botello Road and David Love Place (Parcel 22 of the Airport Specific Plan Map, City Parcel Map No. 20,608) in the City of Santa Barbara.

City Negotiators: Karen Ramsdell, Airport Director; Paul Casey, Assistant City Administrator/Community Development Director; Stephen P. Wiley, City Attorney; Sarah Knecht, Assistant City Attorney.

Negotiating Parties: Direct Relief International - Thomas Tighe, President and CEO; Judy Partch, Director of Human Resources, Administration & Compliance.

Under Negotiation: Instructions to negotiators will concern price and terms of payment of a possible ground lease or property purchase.

Scheduling: Duration, 30 minutes; anytime

Report: None anticipated

22.         Subject: Conference With Legal Counsel - Potential Litigation (160.03)

Recommendation: That Council hold a closed session to consider potential litigation pursuant to subsection (c) of Section 54956.9 of the Government Code and take appropriate action as needed (one potential case).

Scheduling: Duration, 15 minutes; anytime

Report: None anticipated

23.         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 Bargaining Unit and General Bargaining Unit.

Scheduling: Duration, 30 minutes; anytime

Report: None anticipated

ADJOURNMENT