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CITY OF SANTA BARBARA

CITY COUNCIL

 

SEPTEMBER 10, 2013

AGENDA

 

REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING 2:00 P.M.

 

 

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, 2013.

2.            Subject: Proclamation Dedicating The John T. Rickard Airport Terminal (120.04)

CHANGES TO THE AGENDA

PUBLIC COMMENT

CONSENT CALENDAR

3.            Subject: Minutes

Recommendation: That Council waive the reading and approve the minutes of the regular meetings of August 6, and August 13, 2013, and the regular meetings of August 20, August 27, and September 3, 2013 (cancelled).

4.            Subject: Contract For Construction For Runway 15R-33L Pavement Rehabilitation (560.04)

Recommendation: That Council:

A. Accept, and authorize the Airport Director to execute on behalf of the City, a Federal Aviation Administration Grant offer, No. 306-0235-46, in an amount not to exceed $2,690,106 in Airport Improvement Program funds for rehabilitation of Taxiways C, H, and J, Phase II and rehabilitation of Runway 15R, Phase I;

B. Approve a transfer of $277,141 from the Airport Operating Fund from available reserves representing the City's 9.34 percent grant match;

C. Award a contract with Granite Construction in their low bid amount of $1,743,655 for construction of the Runway 15R-33L Pavement Rehabilitation project, Bid No. 3703, and Authorize the Public Works Director to execute the contract and approve expenditures up to $85,823 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;

D. Approve a transfer of $85,823 from the Airport Operating Fund from available reserves representing the budget for contract change orders for construction of the Runway 15R-33L Pavement Rehabilitation project;

E. Authorize the Public Works Director to execute a contract with Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc., in the amount of $ 198,357 for construction support services, and approve expenditures of up to $13,300 for extra services of with Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc., that may result from necessary changes in the scope of work; and

F. Increase appropriations and estimated revenue by $3,053,070 in the Airport's Grants Fund to be funded from the Federal Aviation Administration Airport Improvement Program grant, No. 306-0235-46, totaling $2,690,106, and the City's $277,141 match from reserves, and the $85,823 transfer from the Airport Operating Fund for the construction change order authorization.

5.            Subject: Award Of Professional Services Agreement To Rincon Consultants, Inc. (630.01)

Recommendation: That Council authorize the issuance of a Professional Services Agreement with Rincon Consultants, Inc., subject to review and approval of the form of agreement by the City Attorney and the Finance Director, in an amount not to exceed $300,000 for the monitoring and reporting program for Las Positas Closed Landfill for a term of up to three years with an optional two-year extension as additional one year increments.

6.            Subject: Agreements For Afterschool Recreation Programs (570.06)

Recommendation: That Council:

A. Authorize the Parks and Recreation Director to enter into two agreements with the Santa Barbara Unified School Districts (SBUSD) for the Recreation Afterschool Program (RAP) and Afterschool Opportunities for Kids (A-OK);

B. Decrease appropriations and estimated revenues in the Fiscal Year 2014 Parks and Recreation Department Miscellaneous Grants Fund in the amount of $9,044; and

C. Increase appropriations and estimated revenues in the Fiscal Year 2014 Parks and Recreation Department General Fund in the amount of $9,044.

7.            Subject: Revisions To City's Emergency Management Plan (520.02)

Recommendation: That Council adopt by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Adopting the January 2013 Revisions to the City of Santa Barbara Emergency Management Plan.

8.            Subject: Resolution Of Acceptance For Mission Creek Easement At 306 West Ortega Street (330.03)

Recommendation: That Council adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara for Acceptance of a Permanent Easement Interest Located at 306 West Ortega Street, and Consenting to the Recordation of the Mission Creek Exclusive Easement Deed in the Official Records, County of Santa Barbara.

9.            Subject: Acquisition Of Real Property For The Mason Street Bridge Replacement Project (330.03)

Recommendation: That Council adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara to Acquire and Accept the Real Property Interests Located at 135 Kimberly Avenue, 16 W. Mason Street, and 28 W. Cabrillo Boulevard, Relating to the Mason Street Bridge Replacement Project, and Authorizing the Public Works Director to Execute Such Agreements and Documents as Necessary for the Acquisition and Acceptance of Said Real Property Interests, Subject to Approval of the Form of the Agreement by the City Attorney, and Record Said Real Property Interests in the Official Records of the County of Santa Barbara.

10.         Subject: Contract For Construction For The Conejo Road Sewer Main Extension And Acceptance Of Public Utility Easement (540.13)

Recommendation: That Council:

A. Award a contract with Tierra Contracting in their low bid amount of $84,829 for construction of the Conejo Road Sewer Main Extension, Bid No. 3693;

B. Authorize the Public Works Director to execute the contract and approve expenditures up to $10,179 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; and

C. Adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara for Acceptance of a Permanent Easement Interest Located at 450 Conejo Road, and Authorizing the Public Works Director to Execute an Easement Purchase Agreement in the Amount of $5,600, and Consenting to the Recordation of the Public Utility Easement Deed in the Official Records, County of Santa Barbara.

11.         Subject: Certification Of Administrative Citation Program Unpaid Fines List (640.04)

Recommendation: That Council adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Certifying the Amounts of Administrative Citations Greater than 60 Days Past Due for the Purpose of Either Referral to a Collection Agency or Filing a Lien Against the Property.

12.         Subject: Library Program Grants From CA State Library, American Riviera Bank, And National Endowment For The Arts (570.04)

Recommendation: That Council:

A. Authorize the Library Director to accept a $17,000 grant from the California State Library to develop and implement the program "Apps for All";

B. Authorize the Library Director to accept a $1,000 grant from American Riviera Bank in support of the "Apps for All" project;

C. Authorize the Library Director to accept a $15,850 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts to develop and implement the Big Read program;

D. Authorize the Library Director to accept a $4,500 grant from the Santa Barbara Foundation to develop and implement the Big Read program; and

E. Approve an increase to Estimated Library Grant Revenues; and increase the appropriations for the Grant Program in the General Fund, by $38,350.

NOTICES

13.         The City Clerk has on Thursday, September 5, 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.

14.         The City Council will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, October 1, 2013, at 2:00 p.m. to consider the appeal filed by Stephen Joseph, representing the Save the Plastic Bag Coalition, of the Planning Commission's certification of the Final Environmental Impact Report for the City's proposed Single-Use Carryout Bag Ordinance.

15.         The site visit scheduled for September 9, 2013, at 1:30 p.m., and the public hearing scheduled for September 10, 2013, at 2:00 p.m. to hear an appeal of the Park and Recreation Commission's decision to deny the removal of two front setback trees located at 2610 Hacienda Court has been cancelled due to withdrawal of the appeal.

 

This concludes the Consent Calendar.

CITY COUNCIL ADMINISTRATIVE AND ATTORNEY REPORTS

CITY ADMINISTRATOR

16.         Subject: Intent to Award Gas Franchise to SoCalGas (510.04)

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, with an Option to Extend for 10 Additional Years, to Southern California Gas Company and to Set the Time and Place for a Public Hearing Pursuant to Article XIV of the City Charter.

PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT

17.         Subject: Neighborhood Health Fair And Family Fun Day (570.06)

Recommendation: That Council receive information on the Neighborhood Health Fair and Family Fun Day.

COUNCIL AND STAFF COMMUNICATIONS

COUNCILMEMBER COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENT REPORTS

CLOSED SESSIONS

18.         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 regarding the price and terms of payment of a possible ground lease or property purchase.

Scheduling: Duration, 30 minutes; anytime

Report: None anticipated

19.         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

20.         Subject: Conference with Real Property Negotiators (330.03)

Recommendation: That Council hold a closed session pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.8 to consider the possible purchase of real property.

Real Property: 3742 Foothill Road, Santa Barbara, California, APN 055-020-034.

City Negotiators: Cameron Benson, Creeks Manager and Stephen P. Wiley, City Attorney; N. Scott Vincent, Assistant City Attorney.

Negotiating Parties: Brigette von dem Hagen for property owner Sandra De Forrest Trust.

Under Negotiation: Price and terms of purchase of real property.

Scheduling: Duration, 20 minutes; anytime

Report: None anticipated

ADJOURNMENT