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CITY OF SANTA BARBARA

CITY COUNCIL

JUNE 10, 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 Begins

5:00 p.m. - Recess

6:00 p.m. - City Council Meeting Reconvenes

 

 

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: Police And Fire Service Retirement Plan Of 1927 Cost Of Living Increase (120.03)

Recommendation: That the Finance Committee:

A. Hear a report from staff regarding the funded status of the City's Article XV-A Service Retirement Plan established in 1927 for police and fire employees, which preceded the City's enrollment in the CalPERS retirement plan in the 1960s; and

B. Consider forwarding to City Council a recommendation, based on a recommendation of the Police and Fire Pension Commission, to increase the monthly pension benefits paid to the remaining four retirees in the plan by 10%, which would increase the total monthly benefits by $596 - from $5,965 to $6,561.

2.            Subject: Award Of Contract For Processing Of Recyclable Material To MarBorg Industries, Inc. (120.03)

Recommendation: That the Finance Committee consider and recommend authorizing the Finance Director to execute a contract with MarBorg Industries, Inc., for processing of recyclable materials.

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

Ordinance Committee Agenda

Subject: State Street Sidewalk Behavior and Panhandling Ordinances (120.03)

Recommendation: That the Ordinance Committee:

A. Review certain proposed changes to the State Street Sitting and Lying Down Ordinance and the Abusive Panhandling Ordinance; and

B. In addition, Consider enacting an ordinance to prohibit public urination and defecation.

 

 

REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING 2:00 P.M.

AFTERNOON SESSION

 

AFTERNOON SESSION

CALL TO ORDER

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

ROLL CALL

CHANGES TO THE AGENDA

PUBLIC COMMENT

CONSENT CALENDAR

1.            Subject: Minutes

Recommendation: That Council waive further reading and approve the minutes of the special meeting of May 29, 2014.

2.            Subject: Adoption of Ordinance For 2014-2017 Hourly Employees Memorandum of Understanding (440.02)

Recommendation: That Council adopt, by reading of title only, An Ordinance of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Adopting the 2014-2016 Memorandum of Understanding Between the City of Santa Barbara and the Service Employees' International Union, Local 620, Hourly Employees' Bargaining Unit.

3.            Subject: Records Destruction For The City Administrator's Office (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 City Administrator's Office.

4.            Subject: Records Destruction For The Library (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 Library Department in the Administration Division.

5.            Subject: Resolution To Accept Permanent Easement Interests At Lowena Drive (330.03)

Recommendation: That Council adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara to Accept Permanent Easement Interests Located at 1122 and 1130 North Milpas Street, and Consenting to the Recordation of the Lowena Drive Easement Deeds in the Official Records, County of Santa Barbara.

6.            Subject: Professional Services Agreement With Xerox Government Systems, LLC, For Information Technology Hosting And Support Services (170.04)

Recommendation: That Council authorize the Fire Chief to execute a Professional Services Agreement with Xerox Government Systems, LLC, in the amount of $38,000 for licensed access to the web version of FIREHOUSE Software Enterprise Version 7, for use in the Fire Department's daily operations.

7.            Subject: Request To Amend Tenant Based Rental Assistance Subrecipient Agreement With Housing Authority (660.04)

Recommendation: That Council approve and authorize the Community Development Director to execute a First Amendment to Agreement No. 20,153 Subrecipient Agreement Between the City of Santa Barbara and the Housing Authority of the City of Santa Barbara to increase the federal Home Investment Partnerships Program funds ("HOME") by $50,000, expand the geographic area within which Housing Authority may use the HOME funds to provide rental assistance and extend the term of the Agreement an additional two years.

8.            Subject: Contract For Construction For The El Estero Wastewater Treatment Plant Pilot Fats, Oil and Grease Program Phase 2 Digester Cleaning And Equipment Rehabilitation Project (540.13)

Recommendation: That Council:

A. Increase Wastewater Capital Fund appropriations and estimated revenues by $752,222, representing the total costs for the El Estero Wastewater Treatment Plant Pilot Fats, Oil and Grease Program Phase 2 Digester Cleaning And Equipment Rehabilitation Project that will be funded from a State and City Council approved loan from the Clean Water State Revolving Fund;

B. Transfer $194,173 of appropriated funds in the Wastewater Capital Fund from the El Estero Wastewater Treatment Plant Strategic Plan Implementation Project to the El Estero Wastewater Treatment Plant Pilot Fats, Oil and Grease Program, Phase 2 Digester Cleaning and Equipment Rehabilitation Project; and

C. Award a contract with Synagro - WWT, Inc., in their low bid amount of $791,725, for construction of the El Estero Wastewater Treatment Plant Pilot Fats, Oil and Grease Program Phase 2 Digester Cleaning and Equipment Rehabilitation Project, Bid No. 3727; and authorize the Public Works Director to execute the contract and approve expenditures up to $79,170 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.

9.            Subject: Sole Source Contract For Flow Metering And Sampling Maintenance Services For The El Estero Wastewater Treatment Plant (540.13)

Recommendation: That Council approve and authorize the Public Works Director to execute a City Professional Services contract with Utility Systems, Science and Software, Inc., in the amount of $44,728 for flow metering and sampling services for the El Estero Wastewater Treatment Plant, and authorize the Public Works Director to approve expenditures of up to $4,473 for extra services of Utility Systems, Science and Software, Inc., that may result from necessary changes in the scope of work.

NOTICES

10.         The City Clerk has on Thursday, June 5, 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

PUBLIC HEARINGS

11.         Subject: Public Hearing Regarding Proposed Utility Rate Increases For Fiscal Year 2015 (270.06)

Recommendation: That Council:

A. Hold a public hearing, as required by State law, regarding proposed utility rate increases for water, wastewater and solid waste collection services for Fiscal Year 2015; and

B. Provide direction to staff regarding any changes to the proposed Fiscal Year 2015 utility rates.

12.         Subject: Proposed Designation Of City Landmarks: The Santa Barbara Club At 1105 Chapala Street, The Unitarian Church At 1535 Santa Barbara Street, And The Masonic Temple At 16 East Carrillo Street (640.06)

Recommendation: That Council:

A. Adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Designating the Santa Barbara Club at 1105 Chapala Street as a City Landmark;

B. Adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Designating the Unitarian Church at 1535 Santa Barbara Street as a City Landmark; and

C. Adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Designating the Masonic Temple at 16 East Carrillo Street as a City Landmark.

COUNCIL AND STAFF COMMUNICATIONS

COUNCILMEMBER COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENT REPORTS

RECESS

EVENING SESSION

EVENING SESSION

 

RECONVENE

ROLL CALL

PUBLIC COMMENT

MAYOR AND COUNCIL REPORTS

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

Recommendation: That Council hold interviews of applicants to various City Advisory Groups.

(Continued from June 3, 2014)

ADJOURNMENT