CITY OF SANTA BARBARA
APRIL 15, 2014
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 meetings of March 25, 2014, and April 1, 2014 (cancelled).
Recommendation: That Council adopt, by reading of title only, An Ordinance of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Amending Title 22 of the Santa Barbara Municipal Code by Adding Chapter 22.65 Establishing Design Standards for New Development Near Highway 101 to Implement Policy ER7 of the 2011 General Plan.
Recommendation: That Council adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Adopting the Measure A Five-Year Local Program of Projects for Fiscal Years 2015 - 2019.
Recommendation: That Council authorize the City Engineer to execute a Certificate of Modification for the amendment of a previously approved building envelope on Recorded Final Map No. 20,525.
Recommendation: That Council authorize the Public Works Director to execute a City Professional Services contract with Westin Engineering, Inc., in the amount of $69,832 to perform an Advanced Metering Analysis, and approve change order authority in the amount of $6,983 for any additional unforeseen work that may be required of Westin Engineering, Inc.
Recommendation: That the Successor Agency:
A. Authorize the Executive Director to execute a contract between the Successor Agency and Moffat & Nichol, Inc., in the amount of $54,140 to prepare a coastal engineering report and sea level rise vulnerability assessment for the Cabrillo Bathhouse and Pavilion Arts Center Renovation Project, and authorize the Executive Director to approve extra work, as necessary, in an amount not to exceed $5,414, or 10 percent; and
B. Find it in the best interest to waive formal bids and authorize the Executive Director to execute a contract between the Successor Agency and Cardenas and Associates Surveying, Inc., in the amount of $3,310 for site survey services related to the above project.
9. The City Clerk has on Thursday, April 10, 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.
10. Receipt of communication advising of vacancy created on the Community Development and Human Services Committee with the resignation of Josephine Torres. The vacancy will be part of the current City Advisory Groups Semiannual Recruitment.
This concludes the Consent Calendar.
CITY COUNCIL ADMINISTRATIVE AND ATTORNEY REPORTS
Recommendation: That Council:
A. Receive a presentation on air service development at the Airport; and
B. Authorize the Airport Director to execute an Amendment to Contract No. 24,677 with InterVISTAS Consulting, LLC, to amend the scope of services to include a passenger leakage study for the Santa Barbara Airport, increasing the contract amount from $40,000 to $62,500.
PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT
Recommendation: That Council receive an update on the status of the current drought.
Recommendation: That Council:
A. Hear a presentation on proposed Stage Two Drought Water Rates;
B. Set a Public Hearing date for June 10, 2014, at 2:00 PM in the Council Chambers for Council consideration of increases in City water rates for Fiscal Year 2015; and
C. Direct staff to send a Notice of Public Hearing to customers informing them of the hearing and proposed changes to water rates.
Recommendation: That Council consider the appeal filed by Aaron Boucher, owner/operator of 805 Roadside Towing, regarding the Fire & Police Commission's decision to suspend 805 Roadside Towing from participation in the Police Department's tow rotation list.
COUNCIL AND STAFF COMMUNICATIONS
COUNCILMEMBER COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENT REPORTS
Recommendation: That Council hold a closed session, per Government Code Section 54957(b)(1), to discuss the appointment for the position of Community Development Director.
Scheduling: Duration, 20 minutes; anytime
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