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CITY OF SANTA BARBARA

CITY COUNCIL

DECEMBER 10, 2013

AGENDA

 

 

 

ORDER OF BUSINESS

 

2:00 p.m. - City Council Meeting

2:00 p.m. - Special Financing Authority Meeting

 

 

 

AFTERNOON SESSION

REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING 2:00 P.M.

SPECIAL FINANCING AUTHORITY MEETING 2:00 P.M

 

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 December 31, 2013.

CHANGES TO THE AGENDA

PUBLIC COMMENT

CONSENT CALENDAR

2.            Subject: Minutes

Recommendation: That Council waive further reading and approve the minutes of the regular meeting of November 12, 2013, and the adjourned regular meeting of November 25, 2013.

3.            Subject: Resolution Of Council Findings Regarding Arlington Village (640.07)

Recommendation: That Council adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Denying the Appeal and Upholding the Decision of the Historic Landmarks Commission to Approve the Application of Metropolitan Theatres Corporation for a Project Located at 1330 Chapala Street (MST2013-00169) and Known As the "Arlington Village" Project.

4.            Subject: Local Coastal Program Grant Application Resolution (650.04)

Recommendation: That Council adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Supporting a Grant Application to Update the City of Santa Barbara Local Coastal Program (LCP) to Address Sea-Level Rise, Coastal Hazards and Other Climate Change-Related Impacts.

5.            Subject: Authorization Of Payment To Southern California Edison For Interconnection At The City's Hydroelectric Plant (380.01)

Recommendation: That Council authorize the Public Works Director to approve payment to Southern California Edison for installation of interconnection equipment at the City's Hydroelectric Plant in the amount of $106,628, and an additional $10,663 to cover any unforeseen costs.

6.            Subject: Extension Of Banking Services Agreement (210.03)

Recommendation: That Council authorize the Finance Director to negotiate and execute a second amendment to banking services agreement, in a form acceptable to the City Attorney, with Union Bank, to provide banking services on the same terms and conditions as Agreement No. 22,312 and the First Amendment dated December 14, 2011, for an additional two months through February 28, 2014.

7.            Subject: Entrada De Santa Barbara Owner Participation Agreement, Substantial Encroachment And Land Development Agreements (700.07)

Recommendation: That Council:

A. Authorize the City Administrator to execute an Amendment to the April 2004 Owner Participation Agreement with 35 State Street Hotel Partners, LLC, in a form of agreement approved by the City Attorney;

B. Authorize the Public Works Director to execute a standard City Land Development Agreement (and related subsidiary agreements), in a form of agreement approved by the City Attorney, for the remaining public improvements associated with the Entrada Project; and

C. Authorize the Public Works Director to execute a standard City Substantial Encroachment Agreement for the Entrada Project's Hotel Arcade on East Mason Street..

8.            Subject: Contract For Design Of Lift Station Improvement Project (540.13)

Recommendation: That Council authorize the Public Works Director to execute a City Professional Services contract with MNS Engineers in the amount of $188,350 for design services for the Lift Station Improvement Project, and authorize the Public Works Director to approve expenditures of up to $18,835 for extra services of MNS Engineers that may result from necessary changes in the scope of work.

9.            Subject: Agreement For Fats, Oils, And Grease Inspection Services For Food Services Establishments (540.13)

Recommendation: That Council authorize the Public Works Director to execute a one-year City professional services agreement with Wallace Group for fats, oils, and grease inspection services for the City's food service establishments in an amount not to exceed $149,575, and authorize the Public Works Director to approve expenditures of up to $14,958 for extra services that may result from necessary changes in the scope of work.

10.         Subject: Professional Services Agreement For Final Design Of Santa Barbara Police Department Vehicle Access Security Gate Project (320.01)

Recommendation: That Council authorize the Public Works Director to execute a Professional Services Agreement with Kruger, Bensen, Ziemer Architects, Inc., in the amount of $25,750 for the final design of the Vehicle Access Security Gate Project at the Santa Barbara Police Department at 215 East Figueroa Street, and authorize the Public Works Director to approve expenditures of up to $2,575 for extra services that may result from necessary changes in the scope of work.

11.         Subject: Professional Services Agreement For Santa Barbara Police Department HVAC Design (320.01)

Recommendation: That Council authorize the Public Works Director to execute a standard City Professional Services contract with Mechanical Engineering Consultants for $150,000 for the design of a new heating, ventilation and air conditioning system for the Police Department building.

12.         Subject: Declaration Of Fire Engine As Surplus, And Donation Of Said Fire Engine (520.03)

Recommendation: That Council authorize the General Services Manager to prepare all documentation required to donate one (1) surplus 1983 Mack fire engine, Vehicle No. 1264, to Allan Hancock College Regional Fire Academy.

NOTICES

13.         The City Clerk has on Thursday, December 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.

 

This concludes the Consent Calendar.

CITY COUNCIL AND FINANCING AUTHORITY REPORTS

14.         Subject: 2014 Waterfront Refunding Revenue Bonds (210.05)

Recommendation:

A. That the Board adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Board of Directors of the Santa Barbara Financing Authority Authorizing the Execution and Delivery by the Authority of an Installment Sale Agreement, a Trust Agreement and a Letter Agreement for Purchase in Connection With the Execution and Delivery of Santa Barbara Financing Authority Waterfront Refunding Revenue Bonds, Series 2014, Authorizing the Execution and Delivery of Such Bonds in an Aggregate Amount Not to Exceed $14,000,000, and Authorizing Related Actions;

B. That Council introduce, by reading of title only, an Ordinance of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Authorizing the Execution and Delivery by the City of an Installment Sale Agreement and a Letter Agreement for Purchase and Approving the Execution of a Trust Agreement by the Authority in Connection with the Execution and Delivery of Santa Barbara Financing Authority Waterfront Refunding Revenue Bonds, Series 2014, and Authorizing Related Actions; and

C. That Council approve and authorize the City Administrator to execute a Commitment Letter between the City and Compass Bank.

CITY COUNCIL ADMINISTRATIVE AND ATTORNEY REPORTS

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT

15.         Subject: Freedom Warming Centers Funding Request (660.04)

Recommendation: That Council:

A. Consider the request from The Unitarian Society to support the Freedom Warming Centers' pilot emergency overflow site;

B. If approved, authorize the Assistant City Administrator to execute an agreement with The Unitarian Society for up to $15,000 for the operation of the pilot emergency overflow site from December 15, 2013, through March 31, 2014, subject to City Attorney approval as to form; and

C. Appropriate $15,000 from the Overnight Accommodation reserves funds held within the General Fund..

PUBLIC HEARINGS

16.         Subject: Proposed City Landmark Designation Of The Hodges House And Property Improvements At 2112 Santa Barbara Street (640.06)

Recommendation: That Council adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Designating the Hodges House and Property Improvements at 2112 Santa Barbara Street as a City Landmark.

CITY COUNCIL ADMINISTRATIVE AND ATTORNEY REPORTS (CONT'D)

17.         Subject: Mills Act Historic Property Contract For 2112 Santa Barbara Street - Assessor's Parcel Nos. 025-252-006 And -007 (640.06)

Recommendation: That Council consider approval of an exception to the Mills Act contract limits outlined in Santa Barbara Municipal Code Section 22.22.160.C.4(m) for historic property at 2112 Santa Barbara Street, subject to completion of City Landmark Designation, and authorize the Community Development Director to execute a historic property contract.

18.         Subject: General Plan Safety Element Update (650.06)

Recommendation: That Council adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Adopting the 2013 Safety Element Update to the General Plan and Making Environmental Findings Pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act.

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

COUNCIL AND STAFF COMMUNICATIONS

COUNCILMEMBER COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENT REPORTS

CLOSED SESSIONS

19.         Subject: Public Employment/Public Employee Appointment (160.01)

Recommendation: Continuation of the December 5, 2013 closed session, pursuant to Section 54957 of the Government Code, regarding the appointment of an interim City Attorney. The Council will announce in open session the selection of the Interim City Attorney.

Position Title: Interim City Attorney

Scheduling: Anytime.

Report: The Council will announce the selection of the Interim City Attorney.

20.         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 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

ADJOURNMENT