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CITY OF SANTA BARBARA

CITY COUNCIL

MAY 6, 2014

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

 

 

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

1.            Subject: Loan Restatement Request On Property Located At 625-627 Coronel Place

Recommendation: That Finance Committee consider and recommend that Council approve a restatement of the 1984 Loan Agreement Funded with Redevelopment Agency Housing Set-aside Funds and 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.

2.            Subject: Finance Committee Review Of The Fiscal Year 2015 Recommended Budget

Recommendation: That Finance Committee hear a report from staff regarding proposed fee changes by General Fund departments which would take effect on July 1, 2014.

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

Ordinance Committee Agenda

Subject: Average Unit-Size Density Incentive Program Review Process

Recommendation: That Ordinance Committee forward a recommendation to City Council for parameters requiring Planning Commission review of Average Unit-Size Density Incentive Program rental projects.

 

 

REGULAR CITY COUNCIL 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 May 31, 2014.

2.            Subject: Proclamation Declaring May 5-9, 2014, As Girls Incorporated Week (120.04)

CHANGES TO THE AGENDA

PUBLIC COMMENT

CONSENT CALENDAR

3.            Subject: Minutes

Recommendation: That Council waive further reading and approve the minutes of the regular meeting of April 22, 2014.

4.            Subject: Records Destruction For Administrative Services 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 Administrative Services Department in the City Clerk's Office and Human Resources Division.

5.            Subject: Records Destruction For Community Development 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 Community Development Department in the Administration, Housing and Human Services, and Building and Safety Divisions.

6.            Subject: Capital Improvement Projects: Third Quarter Report For Fiscal Year 2014 (230.01)

Recommendation: That Council accept a report on the City's Capital Improvement Projects for the Third Quarter of Fiscal Year 2014.

7.            Subject: Agreement With Ensemble Theatre Company For Parking Lot 5 Design Services (550.05)

Recommendation: That Council authorize the City Administrator to execute an Agreement for reimbursement in the amount of $29,882.92 for Parking Lot 5 Exit Design Services to the Ensemble Theatre Company.

8.            Subject: Contract For Design For Recycled Water Distribution System Modeling (540.13)

Recommendation: That Council authorize the Public Works Director to execute a City Professional Services Contract with Carollo Engineers in the amount of $42,535 for Design Services for Recycled Water Distribution System Modeling, and authorize the Public Works Director to approve expenditures of up to $4,253 for extra services of Carollo Engineers that may result from necessary changes in the scope of work.

9.            Subject: Set A Date For Public Hearing Regarding Renewal Of Levy For Fiscal Year 2015 For The Wildland Fire Suppression Assessment (290.00)

Recommendation: That Council adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Declaring its Intention to Continue the Wildland Fire Suppression Assessment Within the Foothill and Extreme Foothill Zones; Declaring the Work to be of More Than General or Ordinary Benefit and Describing the District to be Assessed to Pay the Costs and Expenses Thereof; Preliminarily Approving the Updated Engineer's Report; Stating Intention to Continue Assessments for Fiscal Year 2015; and Establishing a Time of 2:00 P.M. on Tuesday, May 20, 2014, in the City Council Chambers for a Public Hearing on the Wildland Fire Suppression Assessment.

10.         Subject: Set A Date For Public Hearing Regarding Appeal Of Architectural Board Of Review Approval For 510 N. Salsipuedes Street (640.07)

Recommendation: That Council set the date of May 20, 2014, at 2:00 p.m. for hearing the appeal filed by Trevor J. Martinson of the Architectural Board of Review Final Review 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

11.         The City Clerk has on Thursday, May 1, 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

REPORT FROM THE ORDINANCE COMMITTEE

CITY COUNCIL ADMINISTRATIVE AND ATTORNEY REPORTS

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

12.         Subject: Contract For Preliminary Design Services For Recommissioning The Charles E. Meyer Desalination Facility (540.10)

Recommendation: That Council:

A. Authorize the Public Works Director to execute a City Professional Services Contract, subject to approval as to form by the City Attorney, with Carollo Engineers, Inc., in the amount of $746,025 for preliminary design services for recommissioning the Charles E. Meyer Desalination Facility, and authorize the Public Works Director to approve expenditures of up to $74,603 for extra services of Carollo Engineers, Inc., that may result from necessary changes in the scope of work;

B. Authorize the City Administrator to negotiate and execute a City Professional Services contract, subject to approval as to form with the City Attorney, with McCabe and Company, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $90,000 for support services related to the City's existing Coastal Development Permit for the Desalination Plant; and

C. Authorize the City Attorney to negotiate and execute a City Professional Services contract with Hanson Bridgett LLP, in an amount not to exceed $25,000 for legal support services related to contracting for services to design, build, and operate the Desalination Plant, and other contractual requirements as needed.

COUNCIL AND STAFF COMMUNICATIONS

COUNCILMEMBER COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENT REPORTS

CLOSED SESSIONS

13.         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 and Firefighters Association.

Scheduling: Duration, 30 minutes; anytime

Report: None anticipated

14.         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 Donald Sipple, and New Cingular Wireless PSC LLC, et al., v. The City of Alameda, California, et al., LASC Case No. BC432270.

Scheduling: Duration, 10 minutes; anytime

Report: None anticipated

15.         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 Jeannetta Ann Purdue Rizkalla and Tarek Ramzi Rizkalla, v. City of Santa Barbara, et al., SBSC Case No.1383789.

Scheduling: Duration, 15 minutes; anytime

Report: None anticipated

16.         Subject: Conference With City Attorney - Anticipated Litigation (160.03)

Recommendation: That Council hold a closed session to consider anticipated litigation pursuant to Government Code section 54956.9(d)(2) & (e)(2) and take appropriate action as needed. The anticipated litigation is based upon significant exposure to litigation arising out of the County of Santa Barbara's claims to parking citation insurance proceeds.

Scheduling: Duration, 10 minutes; anytime

Report: None anticipated

ADJOURNMENT