CITY OF SANTA BARBARA
OCTOBER 14, 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 special meeting of September 29, 2014, and the regular meeting of September 30, 2014.
Recommendation: That Council authorize the Acting City Administrator to execute a Memorandum of Understanding with the Northern Santa Barbara County United Way for the Central Coast Collaborative on Homelessness (C3H) effort.
Recommendation: That Council award a contract for construction of the Fleet Operations Building Renovation Project, Bid No. 5348, with EJS Construction, Inc., in their low bid amount of $525,000, and authorize the Public Works Director to execute the contract and approve expenditures up to $52,500 to cover any cost increases that may result from contract change orders for extra work.
Recommendation: That Council award a contract with GLR Construction, Inc., in their low bid amount of $315,789 for construction of the Santa Barbara Police Department Vehicle Access Security Gate Project, Bid No. 5346; and authorize the Public Works Director to execute the contract and approve expenditures of up to $11,000 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.
Recommendation: That Council authorize the Community Development Director to execute a City Professional Services Agreement with Dyett & Bhatia, Urban and Regional Planners, in an amount not to exceed $199,910, for planning consultant services to prepare the City's new Zoning Ordinance.
Recommendation: That Council:
A. Appropriate $5,085 in the Fiscal Year 2014 Police Department Police Asset Forfeiture and Miscellaneous Grants Fund from available reserves for the purchase of an upgrade for the Cellebrite UFED Mobile Examination Workstation; and
B. Find it in the City's best interest to waive the formal bid process as authorized in Municipal Code Section 4.52.080(k) and authorize the City's General Services Manager to issue a sole source purchase order to Cellebrite for an upgrade to the Cellebrite workstation.
Recommendation: That Council:
A. Set the date of November 18, 2014, at 2:00 p.m. for hearing the appeal filed by Mike Moore, et al., of the Planning Commission approval for property owned by Charles Rudd and located at 3435 Marina Drive, Assessor's Parcel No. 047-022-005, A-1/SD-3 (One-Family Residence/Coastal Overly) Zones, General Plan/Local Coastal Plan Designation: Residential, 1 Unit per Acre. The project consists of the construction of a new two-story single-family residence of approximately 5,990 square feet, a 440 square-foot attached garage, and associated improvements on a vacant lot of 48,787 net square feet. The discretionary application required for the project is a Coastal Development Permit to allow the proposed development in the Appealable Jurisdiction of the City's Coastal Zone; and
B. Set the date of November 17, 2014, at 1:30 p.m. for a site visit to the property located at 3435 Marina Drive.
10. The City Clerk has on Thursday, October 9, 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.
CITY COUNCIL ADMINISTRATIVE AND ATTORNEY REPORTS
PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT
Recommendation: That Council receive an update on the status of the current drought.
Recommendation: That Council deny the appeal of Juan Jimenez, co-owner of Cajun Kitchen restaurant, and uphold the decision of the Historic Landmarks Commission to approve an as-built art mural for a temporary period of one year.
COUNCIL AND STAFF COMMUNICATIONS
COUNCILMEMBER COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENT REPORTS
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 Lawrence Grassini, Sharon Grassini, and Mark Schwartz, v. California Department of Transportation; City of Santa Barbara, et al. Real Parties in Interest, SBSC Case No.1468955.
Scheduling: Duration, 15 minutes; anytime
Report: None anticipated