CITY OF SANTA BARBARA
FEBRUARY 11, 2014
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)
Recommendation: That Finance Committee Recommend That Council
A. Approve a Restatement and Subordination of the 1994 Loan Agreement Funded with Redevelopment Agency Housing Set-aside Funds;
B. Approve a Restatement and Subordination of the Deed of Trust to secure the Restated Loan;
C. Approve a New Affordability Housing Covenant with an Extended Term of an Additional 45 Years; and
D. Authorize the Community Development Director to execute, subject to approval as to form by the City Attorney, such agreements and related City documents as necessary.
REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING – 2:00 P.M.
CALL TO ORDER
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
CHANGES TO THE AGENDA
Recommendation: That Council waive further reading and approve the minutes of the regular meeting of January 28, 2014.
Recommendation: That Council approve, and authorize the Mayor to execute, an employment agreement with Ariel Pierre Calonne to serve as the City Attorney for the City of Santa Barbara effective not later than March 17, 2014.
Recommendation: That Council adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Approving the City of Santa Barbara Records Management Policies and Procedures Manual, and Rescinding Resolution No. 12-008.
Recommendation: That Council:
A. Find it in the City's best interest to waive the formal bidding process, as authorized by City Charter Section 519 and Santa Barbara Municipal Code Section 4.52.070 (L) and authorize the Public Works Director to award a contract to SOAR Technologies, Inc., in the amount of $526,158 to re-commission the City's Gibraltar Conduit Hydroelectric Plant, including operating and maintaining the plant for one year, approve expenditures up to $78,924 to cover any cost increases that may result from necessary change orders for extra work; and
B. Award a professional services contract in the amount of $38,450 to Rockwell Construction Services, LLC, to provide construction management and inspection services, and approve expenditures up to $5,768 to cover any costs related to unanticipated extra work.
Recommendation: That Council adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Approving an Application for Funding and the Execution of a Grant Agreement for the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation WaterSMART Grant for California Urban Water Conservation Council One-Stop Rebate Program.
Recommendation: That Council:
A. Authorize the Waterfront Director to execute an agreement with the California Department of Parks and Recreation, Division of Boating and Waterways, accepting a $10,000 grant for removal of abandoned recreational boats and associated hazards to navigation; and
B. Increase Fiscal Year 2014 estimated revenue in the amount of $10,000 and appropriate the funds to the Waterfront Department's Fiscal Year 2014 Capital Fund.
Recommendation: That Council hold a public hearing and adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the City Council of the City of Santa Barbara Approving the Issuance by the California Statewide Communities Development Authority of Multifamily Housing Revenue Bonds for the Pilgrim Terrace Homes.
Recommendation: That Council adopt, by reading of title only, An Ordinance of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Amending Section 22.69.010 of the Santa Barbara Municipal Code Relating to the Conduct of Meetings of the Single Family Design Board.
Recommendation: That the City Council and Successor Agency:
A. Authorize the City Administrator and Executive Director to execute a contract between the Successor Agency and the City of Santa Barbara Public Works Engineering Division in the amount of $160,000 for design project management, permit coordination, bid phase administration, construction management, and inspection services; and
B. Approve and authorize the General Services Manager to issue Sole Source Purchase Orders pursuant to Santa Barbara Municipal Code Section 4.52.070 (K) to Ameron Pole Products for $226,042.60 and California Electrical Supply for $191,414.00 for the purchase of City Standard streetlight poles and fixtures for Phase 2 of the Lower West Downtown Lighting Project.
10. The City Clerk has on Thursday, February 6, 2014, 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.
REPORT FROM THE FINANCE COMMITTEE
CITY COUNCIL ADMINISTRATIVE AND ATTORNEY REPORTS
PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT
Recommendation: That Council adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Declaring a Stage One Drought Condition.
Recommendation: That Council:
A. Authorize the Public Works Director to secure up to 4,500 acre feet of supplemental water supplies at a cost not to exceed $3,300,000, and to execute contracts or agreements for purchase of said water in a form acceptable to the City Attorney;
B. Increase appropriations by $3,900,000 from Water Operating Fund from reserves to pay for said water purchases, and for the delivery of State Water, which is currently stored by the City in the San Luis Reservoir; and
C. Authorize the General Services manager to increase the contract with Bartkiewicz, Kronick & Shanahan for specialized water rights related legal services by $100,000 to a total amount of $123,000.
COUNCIL AND STAFF COMMUNICATIONS
COUNCILMEMBER COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENT REPORTS
Recommendation: That Council hold a closed session, per Government Code Section 54957.6, to consider instructions to City negotiator Kristine Schmidt, Acting Administrative Services Director, regarding negotiations with the 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