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CITY OF SANTA BARBARA

CITY COUNCIL

 

NOVEMBER 19, 2013

AGENDA

 

 

 

ORDER OF BUSINESS

 

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

           5:00 p.m.   -     Recess

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

 

 

AFTERNOON SESSION

CALL TO ORDER

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

ROLL CALL

CHANGES TO THE AGENDA

PUBLIC COMMENT

CONSENT CALENDAR

1.            Subject:  Introduction Of Ordinance To Establish Brinkerhoff Avenue As A One-Way Street (530.05)

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 10.60 of the Municipal Code by Revising Section 10.60.030, Establishing Brinkerhoff Avenue as a One-Way Street.

 

2.            Subject:  Increase To Afterschool Services Provided In The City/Santa Barbara Unified School District Afterschool Opportunities For Kids Program (570.06)

Recommendation:  That Council increase estimated revenues and appropriations by $18,632 in the Parks and Recreation Department Fiscal Year 2014 Miscellaneous Grants Fund for the Afterschool Opportunities for Kids (A-OK) Program.

 

3.            Subject:  Contract For Engineering Operation And Maintenance Support Services At El Estero Wastewater Treatment Plant (540.13)

Recommendation:  That Council approve and authorize the Public Works Director to execute a contract with Mimiaga Engineering Group in the amount of $177,830 for Engineering Operation and Maintenance Support Services at the El Estero Wastewater Treatment Plant, and approve expenditures of up to $17,550 for extra services of Mimiaga Engineering Group that may result from necessary changes in the scope of work, for a total of $195,380.

 

4.            Subject:  Appropriation Of Asset Forfeiture Funds For The Council On Alcoholism And Drug Abuse Criminal Justice Early Identification Specialist Position And "Kids Fight Drugs" Calendar (520.04)

Recommendation:  That Council:

A.        Authorize the Chief of Police or his designee to execute a three-year agreement with the Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse to fund the Early Identification Specialist position;

B.        Appropriate $141,000 for Fiscal Years 2014 - 2016 budgets in the Police Department Police Asset Forfeiture and Grants Fund from available asset forfeiture reserves for continued funding for the Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse (CADA) Criminal Justice Early Identification Specialist position; and

C.        Appropriate $15,000 for Fiscal Year 2014 - 2016 budgets in the Police Department Police Asset Forfeiture and Grants Fund from available asset forfeiture reserves to pay the Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse for the City of Santa Barbara's share of the cost for the "Kids Fight Drugs" calendar.

5.            Subject:  Sea Landing Pedestrian Walkway Project (570.03)

Recommendation:  That Council increase appropriations from $250,000 previously approved to the amount of $320,000 in the Harbor Preservation Fund from available reserves for the Sea Landing Pedestrian Walkway Project for a total appropriations increase of $70,000

 

6.            Subject:  Setting Date Of Public Hearing To Consider Designation Of City Landmark (640.06)

Recommendation:  That Council set December 10, 2013, at 2:00 p.m. as the date and time for a public hearing on the Historic Landmarks Commission's recommendation that the following resource be designated as a City Landmark:  2112 Santa Barbara Street, Assessor's Parcel Nos. 025-252-006 and -007, The Hodges House.

 

NOTICES

7.            The City Clerk has on Thursday, November 14, 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.

8.            A City Council site visit is scheduled for Monday, November 25, 2013, at 1:30 p.m. to the property located at 510 N. Salsipuedes Street, which is the subject of an appeal hearing set for November 26, 2013, at 2:00 p.m.

 

This concludes the Consent Calendar.

CITY COUNCIL ADMINISTRATIVE AND ATTORNEY REPORTS

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT

9.            Subject:  Adoption Of Updated Traffic Impact Significance Thresholds (530.05)

Recommendation:  That Council adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Establishing Updated Traffic Impact Significance Thresholds Consistent with the City Traffic Management Strategy in the Non-Residential Growth Management Program.

 

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

10.         Subject:  Las Positas Road At Cliff Drive Intersection Improvements Project Update (530.04)

Recommendation:  That Council:

A.        Receive an update on the status of the Las Positas Road at Cliff Drive Intersection Improvements Project; and

B.        Provide direction to staff regarding final design of a new traffic signal at the intersection of Las Positas Road and Cliff Drive.

PUBLIC HEARINGS

11.         Subject:  Public Hearing And Amendment Of Citywide Franchise With MarBorg Industries, Inc.  (510.04)

Recommendation:  That Council:

A.        Hold a public hearing, as required by the City Charter Section 1401, regarding an amendment to the exclusive franchise for Citywide solid waste collection services with MarBorg Industries, Inc., a California Corporation; and,

B.        Introduce and subsequently adopt, by reading of title only, An Ordinance of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Amending the Exclusive Ten-Year Franchise for Citywide Solid Waste Collection and Disposal Services Granted by the City to MarBorg Industries, Inc., a California Corporation, on February 12, 2013 by City Ordinance No. 5608.

COUNCIL AND STAFF COMMUNICATIONS

COUNCILMEMBER COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENT REPORTS

CLOSED SESSIONS

12.         Subject:  Conference With Labor Negotiator (440.05)

Recommendation:  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 General Bargaining Unit, Treatment and Patrol Bargaining Units, Hourly Bargaining Unit, Police Management Association, and regarding salaries and fringe benefits for certain unrepresented management and confidential employees.

Scheduling: Duration, 30 minutes; anytime

Report:           None anticipated

 

13.         Subject:  Conference With Legal Counsel - Pending Litigation (160.03)

Recommendation:  That Council hold a closed session to consider pending litigation pursuant to subsection (d)(1) of section 54956.9 of the Government Code and take appropriate action as needed.  The pending litigation is Luke Brost as Trustee for the Luke Brost Living Trust, et al., v. City of Santa Barbara, SBSC Case No. 1342979/Court of Appeal Case No. B246153; and Ruben Barajas and Pamela Barajas As Trustees For The Ruben And Pamela Barajas Living Trust v. City of Santa Barbara, SBSC Case No. 1383054/Court of Appeal Case No. B246153.

Scheduling:  Duration, 15 minutes;  anytime

Report:           None anticipated

 

RECESS

EVENING SESSION


EVENING SESSION

 

RECONVENE

ROLL CALL

PUBLIC COMMENT

MAYOR AND COUNCIL REPORTS

14.         Subject:  Interviews For City Advisory Groups (140.05)

Recommendation:  That Council hold interviews of applicants to various City Advisory Groups.

                  (Continued from November 12, 2013, Agenda Item No. 13)

 

ADJOURNMENT

To Monday, November 25, 2013, at 1:30 p.m. at 510 N. Salsipuedes Street.  (See Item No. 8)