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CITY OF SANTA BARBARA

CITY COUNCIL

 

MARCH 3, 2015

AGENDA

 

 

 

ORDER OF BUSINESS

 

12:30 p.m. - Finance Committee Meeting, David Gebhard Public Meeting Room,

630 Garden Street

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)

Subject: Finance Committee Agenda

Subject: Fiscal Year 2015 Mid-Year Review

Recommendation: That the Finance Committee recommend that Council:

A. Hear a report from staff on the status of revenues and expenditures in relation to budget for the six months ended December 31, 2014;

B. Accept the Fiscal Year 2015 Interim Financial Statements for the Six Months Ended December 31, 2014; and

C. Approve the proposed mid-year adjustments to Fiscal Year 2015 appropriations and estimated revenues as detailed in the attached schedule of Proposed Mid-Year Adjustments.

(See Agenda Item No. 8)

 

 

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 March 31, 2015.

CHANGES TO THE AGENDA

PUBLIC COMMENT

CONSENT CALENDAR

2.            Subject: Minutes

Recommendation: That Council waive further reading and approve the minutes of the special meeting of February 18, 2015.

3.            Subject: Approval Of Preferential Parking For Santa Barbara Old Town Trolley (550.01)

Recommendation: That Council approve an application for preferential parking by the Santa Barbara Old Town Trolley Company until such time that the City Council terminates the privilege, the applicant no longer meets the requirements of Santa Barbara Municipal Code 10.44.250, or Santa Barbara Municipal Code 10.44.250 is revised, whichever occurs first.

4.            Subject: Professional Services Agreement with Godbe Research (530.01)

Recommendation: That Council:

A. Approve and authorize the City Administrator to negotiate and execute a not-to-exceed $36,000 contract for professional services with Godbe Research to conduct a comprehensive opinion poll related to a possible revenue generating ballot measure; and

B. Direct the Infrastructure Council Committee to work with staff and the consultant to develop the poll and report back by May 2015.

NOTICES

5.            The City Clerk has on Thursday, February 26, 2015, 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.

6.            A City Council site visit is scheduled for Monday, March 9, 2015, at 1:30 p.m. to the property located at 1912 Mission Ridge Road, which is the subject of an appeal hearing set for March 10, 2015, at 2:00 p.m.

 

This concludes the Consent Calendar.

REPORT FROM THE FINANCE COMMITTEE

MAYOR AND COUNCIL REPORTS

7.            Subject: Interview And Possible Appointment For Vacancy On Single Family Design Board (140.05)

Recommendation: That Council hold an interview, and possibly appoint, the applicant for the unscheduled vacancy on the Single Family Design Board.

CITY COUNCIL ADMINISTRATIVE AND ATTORNEY REPORTS

FINANCE DEPARTMENT

8.            Subject: Fiscal Year 2015 Mid-Year Review (230.04)

Recommendation: That Council:

A. Hear a report from staff on the status of revenues and expenditures in relation to budget for the six months ended December 31, 2014;

B. Accept the Fiscal Year 2015 Interim Financial Statements for the Six Months Ended December 31, 2014; and

C. Approve the proposed mid-year adjustments to Fiscal Year 2015 appropriations and estimated revenues as detailed in the attached schedule of Proposed Mid-Year Adjustments.

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

9.            Subject: Capital Improvement Projects: Second Quarter Report For Fiscal Year 2015 (230.01)

Recommendation: That Council receive the City's Capital Improvement Projects Second Quarter Report for Fiscal Year 2015.

COUNCIL AND STAFF COMMUNICATIONS

COUNCILMEMBER COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENT REPORTS

CLOSED SESSIONS

10.         Subject: Conference With City Attorney - 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 Debra A. Corral, et al., v. City of Santa Barbara, et al., SBSC Case No.1466439.

Scheduling: Duration, 15 minutes; anytime

Report: None anticipated

ADJOURNMENT

To Monday, March 9, 2015, at 1:30 p.m. at 1912 Mission Ridge Road. (See Item No.6)