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CITY OF SANTA BARBARA

CITY COUNCIL

 

JULY 1, 2014

AGENDA

 

 

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 July 31, 2014.

 

CHANGES TO THE AGENDA

PUBLIC COMMENT

CONSENT CALENDAR

CITY COUNCIL

2.            Subject:  Minutes

Recommendation:  That Council waive further reading and approve the minutes of the regular meeting of June 24, 2014.

 

3.            Subject:  Adoption of Ordinance For Unrepresented Safety Managers Salary Plan Amendment (440.02)

Recommendation:  That Council adopt, by reading of title only, An Ordinance of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Amending Ordinance No. 5587, the 2012-2015 Salary Plan Applicable to Certain Unrepresented Safety Managers, To Provide for Employee Payment of PERS Member Contributions and Offsetting Salary Increases.

 

4.            Subject:  Community Action Commission CalGrip Grant Funding For Youth Employment (460.08)

Recommendation:  That Council:

A.        Accept a disbursement from the Community Action Commission (CAC) in the amount of $26,304 for Parks and Recreation Department programs; and

B.        Increase appropriations and estimated revenues in the Fiscal Year 2015 Parks and Recreation Department Miscellaneous Grants Fund in the amount of $26,304.

5.            Subject:  Designation Of Voting Delegate For The League Of California Cities Annual Conference (180.01)

Recommendation:  That Council designate Mayor Helene Schneider as the voting delegate for the League of California Cities Annual Conference.

 

6.            Subject:  Introduction Of Ordinance For Lease Agreement With Goleta Building Materials, Inc. (330.04)

Recommendation:  That Council introduce and subsequently adopt by reading of title only, An Ordinance of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Approving and Authorizing the Airport Director to Execute a 10-year Lease Agreement, With One 5-year Option, With Goleta Building Materials, Inc., a California Corporation, Effective August 7, 2014, For a Monthly Rental of $10,698, Exclusive of Utilities.

 

7.            Subject:  Goleta Slough Ecosystem Management Plan Update And Estuary Inlet Modeling (560.01)

Recommendation:  That Council:

A.        Accept and authorize the Airport Director to execute a grant, subject to approval as to form by the City Attorney, in the amount of $30,000 from the County of Santa Barbara Coastal Resource Enhancement Fund (CREF) for  estuary inlet modeling  for the Goleta Slough Ecosystem Management Plan  sea-level rise study;

B.        Accept a US Fish and Wildlife Service Coastal Program grant, subject to approval as to form by the City Attorney,  in the amount of $16,480 to contribute to the preparation of an update to the Goleta Slough Ecosystem Management Plan;

C.        Increase appropriations and estimated revenues in the Airport Capital Fund by $46,480, of which $30,000 will be funded from the CREF grant, and $16,480 from the US Fish and Wildlife Service grant; and

D.        Approve and authorize the Airport Director to execute a Contract Amendment with ESA PWA for preparation of additional modeling as a part of the update to the Goleta Slough Ecosystem Management Plan in a total contract amount not to exceed $141,494.

8.            Subject:  Used Oil Collection and Recycling Program Grant (570.03)

Recommendation:  That Council:

A.        Adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Authorizing the Waterfront Director to Submit an Application to the California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) for the Fiscal Year 2015 Used Oil Payment Program Grant (OPP Grant), in the Amount of $25,600; and

B.        Increase appropriations and estimated revenues in the Waterfront Operating Fund by $25,600, for Fiscal Year 2015 based on the fact that the funds have already been allocated and receipt of the funds is only awaiting adoption of the required resolution and submittal of the grant application.

9.            Subject:  Integrated Regional Water Management Drought Grant Application For Recycled Water Plant Replacement (540.13)

Recommendation:  That Council adopt, by reading of title only, a Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Authorizing the Public Works Director 1) to Prepare and File an Application to Obtain a 2014 Integrated Regional Water Management Drought Grant of up to $2 Million for the City of Santa Barbara's Recycled Water Enhancement Project, and 2) to Enter Into an Agreement with the State of California, and Any Amendments Thereto, Subject to Approval as to Form by the City Attorney, to Receive a Grant for the City of Santa Barbara Recycled Water Enhancement Project.

 

10.         Subject:  Authorization For Agreement For Legal Services (540.10)

Recommendation:  That Council authorize the Public Works Director to execute a professional services agreement with the law firm of Best, Best & Krieger, LLP, in a form acceptable to the City Attorney, in an amount not to exceed $200,000 for special legal services to the City on matters related to the renewal of the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit for the Desalination Plant.

 

11.         Subject: Adoption Of Ordinance On Second Amendment To Montecito Library Site Lease (570.04)

Recommendation:  That Council adopt, by reading of title only, An Ordinance of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Approving and Authorizing the Library Director to Execute the Second Amendment to the Montecito Hall Lease Agreement with the County of Santa Barbara and the Montecito Association for the Operation of the Montecito Branch of the Santa Barbara Public Library System.

 

SUCCESSOR AGENCY

12.         Subject:  Increase In Construction Change Order Authority For The Temporary Relocation Of The 9-1-1 Call Center (520.04)

Recommendation:  That the Successor Agency authorize an increase in the Executive Director's Change Order Authority to approve expenditures for extra work for the Temporary Relocation of the 9-1-1 Call Center Project, Contract No. 24,699 in the amount of $200,000, for a total Change Order expenditure authority of $292,711.

 

NOTICES

13.         The City Clerk has on Thursday, June 26, 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.         Receipt of communication advising of vacancy created on the Sister Cities Board with the resignation of Barbara Ellis. The vacancy will be part of the next City Advisory Groups Recruitment.

 

This concludes the Consent Calendar.

PUBLIC HEARINGS

15.         Subject:  Update On Municipal Code Amendments Related To Fences, Screens, Walls And Hedges  (640.02)

Recommendation:  That Council:

A.        Receive an update from staff on three items following the adoption of Municipal Code amendments related 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

16.         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, Administrative Services Director, regarding negotiations with the Treatment and Patrol Bargaining Unit.

Scheduling: Duration, 30 minutes; anytime

Report:           None anticipated

 

ADJOURNMENT