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CITY OF SANTA BARBARA

CITY COUNCIL

FINANCING AUTHORITY

 

JUNE 4, 2013

AGENDA

 

 

ORDER OF BUSINESS

 

           2:00 p.m.   -     City Council Meeting

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

           4:00 p.m.   -     City Advisory Group Interviews (Estimated Time)

 

 

 

REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING – 2:00 P.M.

SPECIAL FINANCING AUTHORITY 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 June 30, 2013.

 

CHANGES TO THE AGENDA

PUBLIC COMMENT

CONSENT CALENDAR

CITY COUNCIL

2.            Subject:  Minutes

Recommendation:  That Council waive the reading and approve the minutes of the regular meeting of April 23, 2013 (revised), the special meetings of May 15 and 20, 2013, and the regular meeting of May 21, 2013.

 

3.            Subject:  Resolution Approving Water Wise Commercial Industrial Incentive Program (540.05)

Recommendation:  That Council adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Establishing Incentives and Approving Administrative Procedures for the Water Wise Commercial, Industrial, and Institutional Incentive Program.

 

4.            Subject:  Adoption Of Resolution Related To The Denial Of An Appeal Concerning Whiskey Richards' Dance Permit (520.01)

Recommendation:  That Council adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the City Council of the City of Santa Barbara Making Certain Findings Related to Its Denial of an Appeal from a Decision of the Fire and Police Commission Concerning Whiskey Richards Dance Permit Pursuant to Santa Barbara Municipal Code Chapter 5.20.

 

5.            Subject:  Adoption Of Ordinance For The Approval Of Encroachments At 33 West Victoria Street (330.10)

Recommendation:  That Council adopt, by reading of title only, An Ordinance of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Approving an Encroachment Permit to Luria - New Vic LLC, a California Limited Liability Company, and Ensemble Theatre Company, Inc., a California Nonprofit Corporation, for the Property Known as 33 West Victoria Street and 1236 Chapala Street, Santa Barbara County Assessor's Parcel Number 039-181-001, Which Is Owned by Child Abuse Listening Mediation, Inc., a California Nonprofit Public Benefit Corporation, for Site Improvements That Will Encroach Into the Public Right-of-Way and City Parking Lot No. 5, and Authorizing the City Administrator to Execute Same.

 

6.            Subject:  Fiscal Year 2013 Interim Financial Statements For The Ten Months Ended April 30, 2013 (250.02)

Recommendation:  That Council accept the Fiscal Year 2013 Interim Financial Statements for the Ten Months Ended April 30, 2013.

 

7.            Subject:  Purchase Of IBM Coplink Law Enforcement Notification System (520.04)

Recommendation:  That Council:

A.        Accept $125,000 from the County of Santa Barbara and authorize the Chief of Police to execute a grant agreement with the County of Santa Barbara for the funding necessary for the sole source purchase of IBM's proprietary Supervised Release Monitor and Alert system (SRMA);

B.        Increase appropriations and estimated revenues by $125,000 in the Miscellaneous Grants Fund for Fiscal Year 2013 for the Supervised Release Monitor and Alert Module; and

C.        Find it in the City's best interest to waive formal bid procedures as authorized by Municipal Code Section 4.52.070 and authorize the General Services Manager to award a purchase order contract with IBM, within approved budgets, as the sole-source supplier for Coplink Supervised Release Monitor and Alert Module.

8.            Subject:  Proposed Lease Agreement With The National Oceanic And Atmospheric Administration For Office Space Located At 113 Harbor Way (330.04)

Recommendation:  That Council approve a five-year lease agreement with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration for a 452-square foot office space located at 113 Harbor Way at a monthly rate of $1,396.68.

 

9.            Subject:  Cachuma Conservation Release Board Fiscal Year 2013-2014 Budget Ratification (540.03)

Recommendation:  That Council ratify the Cachuma Conservation Release Board Fiscal Year 2013-2014 budget.

 

10.         Subject:  Donation To Animal Control (520.05)

Recommendation:  That Council:

A.        Accept a donation of $5,000 from the Deborah K. Oldham Trust of 2001; and

B.        Approve an increase in appropriations and estimated revenues in the amount of $5,000 in Fiscal Year 2013 to the General Fund, Police Department, budget for maintenance of one Animal Control vehicle for one year and the purchase and installation of an energy efficient washer/dryer at the facility.

11.         Subject:  Legislative Platform (160.02)

Recommendation:  That Council:

A         Adopt the legislative platform that guides the City's support or opposition to state and federal legislation; and

B.        Authorize the Mayor, Councilmembers, and staff, on behalf of the City of Santa Barbara, to contact state and federal representatives to advocate for legislation consistent with the goals of the legislative platform.

FINANCING AUTHORITY

12.         Subject:  Minutes

Recommendation:  That the Financing Authority Board waive the reading and approve the minutes of the special meeting of May 7, 2013.

 

NOTICES

13.         The City Clerk has on Thursday, May 30, 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 ADMINISTRATIVE AND ATTORNEY REPORTS

ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES DEPARTMENT

14.         Subject:  Adoption Of Resolutions Relating To The General Municipal Election Of November 5, 2013 (110.03)

Recommendation:  That Council:

A.        Adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Calling for the Holding of a Vote-By-Mail General Municipal Election to be Held in the City on Tuesday, November 5, 2013, for the Election of Certain Officers as Required by the Provisions of the Charter and for the Submission To The Voters a Proposition Measure for the Enactment of a City Ordinance Authorizing the Exchange of Certain City Real Property Near the Fremont Army Reserve Center and the City's MacKenzie Park to the United States Government Pursuant to the Requirements of City Charter Section 520;

B.        Adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Authorizing the Conduct of a Vote-By-Mail Election for the November 5, 2013, General Municipal Election;

C.        Adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Directing the City Attorney to Prepare Impartial Analyses of the City's Ballot Measure to Be Placed on the Ballot for the November 5, 2013, General Municipal Election; and.

D.        Determine whether the City Council or any individual member(s) of City Council will file an argument regarding the proposed Measure, and if so, adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Setting Priorities for Filing a Written Argument Regarding a City Measure to Be Placed on the Ballot for the November 5, 2013, General Municipal Election.

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT

15.         Subject:  Loan To Peoples' Self-Help Housing Corporation For A New Affordable Housing Project At 510-520 N. Salsipuedes And 601 E. Haley Street (660.04)

 

Recommendation:  That Council approve a $900,000 loan to Peoples' Self-Help Housing Corporation from federal Home Investment Partnership Program (HOME) funds for the development and construction of low income rental housing at 510-520 N. Salsipuedes Street and 601 E. Haley Street (Haley and Salsipuedes Apartments) and Authorize the Community Development Director, subject to Approval as to Form by the City Attorney, to Execute Such Agreements and Related Documents as may be necessary.

 

PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT

16.         Subject:  Andrée Clark Bird Refuge Status Report (570.05)

Recommendation:  That Council receive a status report on the Parks and Recreation Department's projects to address vegetation maintenance and water quality improvement at the Andrée Clark Bird Refuge.

 

PUBLIC HEARINGS

17.         Subject:  Public Hearing For The Parking And Business Improvement Area Annual Assessment Report For Fiscal Year 2014 (550.10)

Recommendation:  That Council:

A.        Consider appropriate protests to the Parking and Business Improvement Area Annual Assessment Report 2014, as required under the California Parking and Business Improvement Area Law of 1989;

B.        Adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Fixing and Assessing the Parking and Business Improvement Area Assessment Rates for Fiscal Year 2014, and Confirming Approval of the Parking and Business Improvement Area Annual Assessment Report for Fiscal Year 2014; and

C.        Authorize staff to implement the process to start the Parking and Business Improvement Area assessment for entities in the Parking and Business Improvement Area that are not currently paying into the system, which include nonprofit performing arts theaters, museums, and nonprofit business offices.

MAYOR AND COUNCIL REPORTS

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

Recommendation:  That Council:

A.        Hold interviews of applicants to various City Advisory Groups; and

B.        Continue interviews of applicants to June 18, 2013.

                        (Estimated Time:  4:00 p.m.; Continued from May 21, 2013)

COUNCIL AND STAFF COMMUNICATIONS

COUNCILMEMBER COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENT REPORTS

CLOSED SESSIONS

19.         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

 

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 Police Bargaining Unit, and the General Bargaining Unit, and regarding discussions with certain unrepresented employees and managers about salaries and fringe benefits.

            Scheduling:  Duration, 30 minutes; anytime

            Report:  None anticipated

 

21.         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 (two potential cases).

            Scheduling:  Duration, 15 minutes; anytime

            Report:  None anticipated

 

ADJOURNMENT