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CITY OF SANTA BARBARA

CITY COUNCIL

 

MARCH 25, 2014

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

REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING

AFTERNOON SESSION

CALL TO ORDER

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

ROLL CALL

CEREMONIAL ITEMS

1.            Subject:  Proclamation Declaring March 25, 2014, As Arbor Day (120.04)

 

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 March 11, 2014.

 

3.            Subject:  Introduction Of Ordinance To Amend The Municipal Code Title 17 Related To Waterfront Parking (570.03)

Recommendation:  That Council introduce and subsequently adopt, by reading of title only, An Ordinance of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Amending the Municipal Code by Amending Chapter 17.36 of Title 17 Pertaining to Parking in Waterfront Parking Lots.

 

4.            Subject:  Purchase Order Increase For UCP/Work, Incorporated (570.03)

Recommendation:  That Council authorize the General Services Manager to increase the purchase order to UCP / Work, Incorporated, for janitorial services at the Waterfront Department for Fiscal Year 2015 by $31,590 for a new not-to- exceed total of $274,590.

 

5.            Subject:  California State Coastal Conservancy Grant Of $27,000 For The Santa Barbara Coastal Education And Outreach Project (570.05)

Recommendation:  That Council:

A.        Adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Authorizing the Parks and Recreation Director to Enter Into a Grant Agreement Between the City and the California State Coastal Conservancy for the Santa Barbara Coastal Education and Outreach Project; and

B.        Increase estimated revenues and appropriations by $27,000 in the Fiscal Year 2014 Parks and Recreation Department, Miscellaneous Grants Fund budget.

6.            Subject:  Records Destruction For Parks And Recreation Department (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 Parks and Recreation Department in the Administration, Parks, and Recreation Divisions.

 

7.            Subject:  Purchase Of Equipment For Arrest And Control Training (520.04)

Recommendation:  That Council:

A.        Accept a donation in the amount of $6,500 from the Santa Barbara Police Foundation for the purchase of training equipment for Arrest and Control Training; and

B.        Increase appropriations and estimated revenues in the Police Department, Miscellaneous Grants Fund, for Fiscal Year 2014 by $6,500 for the purchase of training equipment for Arrest and Control Training.

8.            Subject:  Agreement With The City Of Goleta For Video Production Services (170.01)

Recommendation:  That Council authorize the City Administrator to execute an agreement with the City of Goleta in the amount of $29,500 for video production services for recording and televising Goleta public meetings and other video production and equipment maintenance services as requested.

 

9.            Subject:  Contract For Construction Of The Corporation Yard Well - Wellhead Project (540.10)

Recommendation:  That Council:

A.        Award a contract with Brough Construction, Inc., in their low bid amount of $438,587 for construction of the Corporation Yard Well - Wellhead Project, Bid No. 3691, and authorize the Public Works Director to execute the contract and approve expenditures up to $45,000 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; and

B.        Authorize the Public Works Director to execute a contract with Carollo Engineers in the amount of $30,700 for design support services during construction of the Corporation Yard Well - Wellhead Project, and approve expenditures of up to $3,000 for extra services of Carollo Engineers that may result from necessary changes in the scope of work.

10.         Subject:  February 2014 Investment Report (260.02)

Recommendation:  That Council accept the February 2014 Investment Report.

 

11.         Subject:  Set A Date For Public Hearing Regarding Appeal Of Fire & Police Commission Decision For 805 Roadside Towing (520.01)

Recommendation:  That Council set the date of April 15, 2014, at 2:00 p.m. for hearing the appeal filed by Aaron Boucher, 805 Roadside Towing, of the Fire & Police Commission decision of suspension of 805 Roadside Towing from participation in the Police Department's Tow Rotation List.

 

12.         Subject:  Set A Date For Public Hearing Regarding Appeal Of Architectural Board Of Review Final Approval For 510 North Salsipuedes Street (People's Self-Help Housing) (640.07)

Recommendation:  That Council set the date of April 29, 2014, at 2:00 p.m. for hearing the appeal filed by Trevor J. Martinson of the Architectural Board of Review Final Approval of an application for property owned by People's Self-Help Housing and located at 510 North Salsipuedes Street, Assessor's Parcel No. 031-222-018, C-M (Commercial Manufacturing) Zone, General Plan Designation: Commercial Industrial/Medium High Residential.  The project proposes the construction of a 66,196 square-foot, three-story, 40-unit affordable apartment project with attached garage and community center.  Three existing lots will be merged to create one 41,099 square-foot property. An appeal of the Architectural Board of Review Project Design Approval was denied by Council on November 26, 2013.

 

NOTICES

13.         The City Clerk has on Thursday, March 20, 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.

14.         Cancellation of the regular City Council meeting of April 1, 2013.

 

This concludes the Consent Calendar.

CITY COUNCIL ADMINISTRATIVE AND ATTORNEY REPORTS

FINANCE DEPARTMENT

15.         Subject:  Presentation From Visit Santa Barbara (180.02)

Recommendation:  That Council receive a presentation from Visit Santa Barbara.

 

PUBLIC HEARINGS

16.         Subject:  Municipal Code Amendments Regarding Fences, Screens, Walls And Hedges  (640.02)

Recommendation:  That Council:

A.        Introduce and subsequently adopt, by reading of title only, An Ordinance of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Amending Sections 28.87.170 and 28.90.050 of the Santa Barbara Municipal Code Relating to Fences, Screens, Walls and Hedges; and

B.        Adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara to Approve Fences, Screens, Walls and Hedges Guidelines Consistent with Santa Barbara Municipal Code Section 28.87.170.

COUNCIL AND STAFF COMMUNICATIONS

COUNCILMEMBER COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENT REPORTS

CLOSED SESSIONS

17.         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 Kristine Schmidt, Acting Administrative Services Director, regarding negotiations with the Treatment and Patrol Bargaining Units, Hourly Bargaining Unit, Police Management Association, and Firefighters Association, and regarding salaries and fringe benefits for certain unrepresented management and confidential employees.

            Scheduling:  Duration, 30 minutes; anytime

            Report:           None anticipated

 

RECESS

EVENING SESSION

EVENING SESSION

 

RECONVENE

ROLL CALL

PUBLIC COMMENT

CITY COUNCIL ADMINISTRATIVE AND ATTORNEY REPORTS

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT

18.         Subject:  Community Development And Human Services Committee Recommendations For Fiscal Year 2015 And Annual Action Plan  (610.03)

Recommendation:  That Council:

A.        Approve the Fiscal Year 2015 funding recommendations of the Community Development and Human Services Committee (CDHSC) for use of Human Services and Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds;

B.        Approve the CDHSC funding contingency plan;

C.        Authorize the Community Development Director to negotiate and execute agreements implementing the funding recommendations, subject to the review and approval of the City Attorney; and

D.        Authorize the City Administrator to sign all necessary documents to submit the City's 2014-2015 Annual Action Plan to the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

ADJOURNMENT