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CITY OF SANTA BARBARA

CITY COUNCIL

 

MARCH 10, 2015

AGENDA

 

 

 

ORDER OF BUSINESS

 

†††††††††† 2:00 p.m.†† -†††† City Council Meeting Begins

†††††††††† 5:00 p.m.†† -†††† Recess

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

 

 

AFTERNOON SESSION

CALL TO ORDER

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

ROLL CALL

CHANGES TO THE AGENDA

PUBLIC COMMENT

CONSENT CALENDAR

1.            Subject: Children's And Main Library Furniture Sole Source Agreements (570.04)

Recommendation:That Council:

A.††††††† Authorize the Library Director to execute a sole source award of a purchase order in the amount of $93,085, with $9,309 available for extra services, to Yamada Enterprises for a custom furniture purchase for the Children's Library and main floor at 40 E. Anapamu Street.

B.††††††† Authorize the Library Director to execute a sole source award of a purchase order in the amount of $60,666, with $6,066 available for extra services, to K.I. for a custom furniture purchase for the Children's Library and main floor at 40 E. Anapamu Street.

C.††††††† Increase appropriations and estimated revenues in the General Fund Capital Outlay Fund by $169,126 funded from a $101,607 transfer from the Santa Barbara Public Library Foundation for Children's Library furniture, and $67,519 from the Peggy Maximus Trust for main floor furniture and extra services that may result from necessary changes.

2.            Subject:Authorize Payment Of Attorney Fees To The Firm Of Cappello & NoŽl, LLP Relating To Banales, et al., v. City of Santa Barbara (110.03)

Recommendation:That Council:

A.††††††† Authorize the payment of $599,500 to the law firm of Cappello & NoŽl, LLP for the cost of attorneys fees relating to Banales, et al., v. City of Santa Barbara; and

B.††††††† Increase appropriations from General Fund reserves to the City Attorney's Office in the amount of $500,000 to partially cover the settlement costs, with the remaining $100,000 to be funded from the balance of appropriations established in the City Attorney's Office for litigation costs in the Banales case.

NOTICES

3.            The City Clerk has on Thursday, March 5, 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.

4.            Receipt of communication advising of vacancy created on the Police and Fire Commission with the resignation of Diego Torres-Santos; the vacancy will be part of the next City Advisory Groups recruitment.

 

This concludes the Consent Calendar.

CITY COUNCIL ADMINISTRATIVE AND ATTORNEY REPORTS

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

5.            Subject:Stage Two Drought Update (540.05)

Recommendation:That Council receive an update on the status of the current drought and related efforts.

PUBLIC HEARINGS

6.            Subject:Public Hearing Regarding Proposed Water Rate Increases For Fiscal Year 2016 (540.01)

Recommendation:That Council:

A.††††††† Hold a public hearing, as required by State law, regarding proposed rate increases for water services for Fiscal Year 2016; and

B.††††††† Provide direction to staff regarding any changes to the proposed Fiscal Year 2016 water rates.

7.            Subject:Appeal Of Single Family Design Board Approval Of Additions To Residence At 1912 Mission Ridge Road (640.07)

Recommendation:That Council deny the appeal of Susan M. Basham of Price, Postel & Parma, LLP, agent for various neighbors, and uphold the Single Family Design Board decision to grant Project Design Approval for additions to an existing single-family residence.

COUNCIL AND STAFF COMMUNICATIONS

COUNCILMEMBER COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENT REPORTS

CLOSED SESSIONS

8.            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 Fire Management Association, Supervisors Association, General Bargaining Unit, and regarding salaries and fringe benefits for certain unrepresented management and confidential employees.

††††††††††† Scheduling: Duration, 30 minutes; anytime

††††††††††† Report: None anticipated

RECESS

EVENING SESSION

EVENING SESSION

 

RECONVENE

ROLL CALL

PUBLIC COMMENT

CITY COUNCIL ADMINISTRATIVE AND ATTORNEY REPORTS

PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT

9.            Subject:Golf Course Financial Sustainability Proposal (570.02)

Recommendation:That Council:

A.††††††† Approve a proposal for the General Fund to refinance $1,169,651 of Golf Fund debt at three percent interest over a 20-year term;

B.††††††† Confirm prior Council direction to continue with the same golf course operating model using City employee maintenance; and

C.††††††† Direct staff to enhance golf marketing efforts and proceed with securing pro shop and restaurant concession agreements which would be in effect July 1, 2016.

ADJOURNMENT