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CITY OF SANTA BARBARA

CITY COUNCIL

DECEMBER 17, 2013

AGENDA

 

 

 

ORDER OF BUSINESS

 

12:30 p.m. - Finance Committee Meeting, David Gebhard Public Meeting Room,

630 Garden Street

12:30 p.m. - Ordinance Committee Meeting, Council Chamber

2:00 p.m. - City Council Meeting

2:00 p.m. - Successor Agency 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: Self Insured Workers' Compensation Program Annual Report (Dept. Head: RS)

Recommendation: That the Finance Committee recommend that Council receive the Self Insured Workers' Compensation Program Annual Report for the year ended June 30, 2013.

(See Council Agenda Item No. 4)

 

ORDINANCE COMMITTEE MEETING - 12:30 P.M. IN THE COUNCIL CHAMBER (120.03)

Ordinance Committee Agenda

Subject: Single Family Design Board Quorum Amendment To Santa Barbara Municipal Code Section 22.69.010.C (Dept. Head: PAC; Other Depts: SPW; Est. Time: 30 Min.)

Recommendation: That the Ordinance Committee consider amending the Single Family Design Board Review conduct of meeting requirements to change the quorum standard to allow one licensed architect instead of two in establishing the minimum required four member quorum.

 

 

REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING 2:00 P.M.

SUCCESSOR AGENCY MEETING 2:00 P.M.

 

AFTERNOON SESSION

CALL TO ORDER

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

ROLL CALL

CHANGES TO THE AGENDA

PUBLIC COMMENT

CONSENT CALENDAR

CITY COUNCIL

1.            Subject: Minutes

Recommendation: That Council waive further reading and approve the minutes of the regular meeting of November 26, 2013 and the cancelled meeting of December 3, 2013.

2.            Subject: November 2013 Investment Report (260.02)

Recommendation: That Council accept the November 2013 Investment Report.

3.            Subject: Fiscal Year 2014 Interim Financial Statements For The Four Months Ended October 31, 2013 (250.02)

Recommendation: That Council Accept the Fiscal Year 2014 Interim Financial Statements for the Four Months Ended October 31, 2013.

4.            Subject: Self Insured Workers' Compensation Program Annual Report (350.08)

Recommendation: That Council receive the Self Insured Workers' Compensation Program Annual Report for the year ended June 30, 2013.

5.            Subject: Professional Services Agreements For Cable And Natural Gas Franchise Fee And Utility Users Tax (UUT) Audit Services (220.03)

Recommendation: That Council authorize the Finance Director to execute professional services agreements with MuniServices, LLC, in a form acceptable to the City Attorney, to conduct audits of Franchise Fee and Utility Users' Tax collections of Cox Communications, and the Southern California Gas Company.

6.            Subject: Contract For Construction For Community Development Block Grant 2013-14 Sidewalk Access Ramp Project (610.05)

Recommendation: That Council:

A. Award a contract with DPM Construction Company in their low bid amount of $94,960 for construction of the Community Development Block Grant 2013-14 Sidewalk Access Ramp Project, Bid No. 3697; and

B. Authorize the Public Works Director to execute the contract and approve expenditures up to $14,250 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.

7.            Subject: Professional Services Agreement For Biosolids System Assessment (540.13)

Recommendation: That Council authorize the Public Works Director to execute a standard City Professional Services Agreement with Camp, Dresser, McKee, & Smith, Inc., in the amount of $372,592 for engineering assessment services for the Biosolids Handling System, and authorize the Public Works Director to approve expenditures of up to $37,259 for extra services that may result from necessary changes in the scope of work.

8.            Subject: Renewal Of Electric Vehicle Charging Network Services Agreement (330.05)

Recommendation: That Council authorize the Public Works Director to negotiate and execute a five-year contract with ChargePoint, Inc., subject to approval of the City Attorney, for continued enrollment in the ChargePoint Network.

9.            Subject: Contract With InterVISTAS Consulting LLC For Air Service Development (560.01)

Recommendation: That Council authorize the Airport Director to execute a contract, subject to approval as to form by the City Attorney, with InterVISTAS Consulting LLC for specialized air service development support for the Santa Barbara Airport, in an amount not to exceed $40,000.

10.         Subject: Creeks Fund Transfer to Golf Fund For Obligations Related To Restoration Project (570.02)

Recommendation: That Council:

A. Approve a transfer of $27,400 from the Creeks Capital Fund to the Golf Capital Fund for obligations incurred related to the Upper Las Positas Creek Restoration and Storm Water Management Project; and

B. Increase appropriations and estimated revenues in the Fiscal Year 2014 Golf Capital Fund, Golf Club Infrastructure Renewal Project, in the amount of $27,400, bringing the project funding total to $97,400.

11.         Subject: One-Year Rental Agreement For Skofield House (570.05)

Recommendation: That Council authorize the Parks and Recreation Director to enter into a one-year rental agreement with Troy Scott, for the Skofield Park House at Skofield Park, with a monthly rent of $2,400, commencing January 1, 2014, and ending December 31, 2014.

12.         Subject: Parks And Recreation Community Foundation Contributions For Neighborhood And Outreach Services Programs (570.05)

Recommendation: That Council:

A. Accept a contribution from the Parks and Recreation Community (PARC) Foundation in the amount of $16,500 for Parks and Recreation Department programs;

B. Increase appropriations and estimated revenues in the Fiscal Year 2014 Parks and Recreation Department General Fund in the amount of $8,500; and

C. Increase appropriations and estimated revenues in the Fiscal Year 2014 Parks and Recreation Department Miscellaneous Grants Fund in the amount of $8,000.

13.         Subject: Records Destruction For City Attorney's Office (160.06)

Recommendation: That Council adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Relating to the Destruction of Records Held by the City Attorney's Office.

14.         Subject: Amendment To The Position And Salary Control Resolution (410.01)

Recommendation: That Council adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Amending Resolution No. 13-050, the Position and Salary Control Resolution for Fiscal Year 2014, Affecting the City Attorney's Office, Effective December 28, 2013.

SUCCESSOR AGENCY

15.         Subject: Appropriation Of Unencumbered Redevelopment Agency Bond Proceeds (620.01)

Recommendation: That the Successor Agency:

A. Approve an increase in appropriations in the total amount of $2,530,000 and an increase in estimated revenues by $411,129 in the 2001 RDA Bond Fund for the Bath Street Pocket Park Project ($250,000) and the Police Department 911 Call Center Project ($2,280,000), of which $2,118,871 will be funded from unspent 2001 bond proceeds and $411,129 will be funded from a transfer from the 2003 RDA Bond Fund; and

B. Approve an increase appropriations by $11,778,155 in the 2003 RDA Bond Fund to fund the Cabrillo Bath House and Pavilion Renovation Project ($9,117,026), the West Downtown Lighting Project - Phases II and III ($1,300,000), the Ensemble Theater/Victoria Hall Project ($950,000); and to partially fund the Police Department 911 Call Center Project through a transfer of $411,129 to the 2001 RDA Bond Fund, with all $11,778,155 to be funded from unspent 2003 bond proceeds.

NOTICES

16.         The City Clerk has on Thursday, December 12, 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.

17.         Cancellation of the regular City Council meetings of December 24, and December 31, 2013.

 

This concludes the Consent Calendar.

REPORT FROM THE FINANCE COMMITTEE

REPORT FROM THE ORDINANCE COMMITTEE

CITY COUNCIL ADMINISTRATIVE AND ATTORNEY REPORTS

ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES DEPARTMENT

18.         Subject: Receipt of CalGRIP 2014/2015 Grant Funds (520.04)

Recommendation: That Council:

A. Authorize the receipt of a $500,000 CalGRIP grant from the Board of State and Community Corrections;

B. Increase Fiscal Year 2014 estimated revenues and appropriations in the Miscellaneous Grants Fund by $500,000; and

C. Authorize the City Administrator to enter into agreements to accept and distribute the CalGRIP 2014/2015 grant funds.

CITY ADMINISTRATOR

19.         Subject: Grant Agreement With Legal Aid Regarding Dario Pini (610.05)

Recommendation: That Council:

A. Authorize the City Administrator to execute a grant agreement, in a form of agreement acceptable to the City Attorney, with the Legal Aid Foundation of Santa Barbara County ("Legal Aid") in an amount not to exceed Twenty-Five Thousand Dollars ($25,000) in order to reimburse Legal Aid for providing legal services to the tenants of city landlord Dario Pini; and

B. Allocate $25,000 from appropriated reserves to the City Attorney's Office to fund the proposed grant to Legal Aid.

POLICE DEPARTMENT

19.         Subject: Police Department Update (520.04)

Recommendation: That Council receive an oral presentation from the Police Chief regarding the Santa Barbara Police Department.

MAYOR AND COUNCIL REPORTS

20.         Subject: Appointments To City Advisory Groups (140.05)

Recommendation: That Council make appointments to the City's advisory groups.

COUNCIL AND STAFF COMMUNICATIONS

COUNCILMEMBER COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENT REPORTS

CLOSED SESSIONS

21.         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 Edith Martinez vs. City of Santa Barbara, et al., SBSC No. 1402992.

Scheduling: Duration, 15 minutes; anytime

Report: None anticipated

22.         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

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

Recommendation: That Council hold a closed session pursuant to Section 54957 of the Government Code regarding the City Attorney selection process.

Scheduling: Duration, 60 minutes; anytime

Report: None anticipated

ADJOURNMENT