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CITY OF SANTA BARBARA

CITY COUNCIL

 

APRIL 7, 2015

AGENDA

 

 

ORDER OF BUSINESS

 

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

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

Ordinance Committee Agenda

1. Subject: Ministerial Solar Permitting Process (120.03)

Recommendation: That the Ordinance Committee receive a brief staff report and provide direction on the milestones, timeline and preparation of the City's solar permitting process ordinance.

2. Subject: Municipal Code Amendment Establishing Community Service Officers (120.03)

Recommendation: That the Ordinance Committee review the proposed amendment to Section 1 Chapter 1.20 of Title 1 of the Santa Barbara Municipal Code and forward to City Council for approval.

 

 

REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING 2:00 P.M.

AFTERNOON SESSION

 

AFTERNOON SESSION

CALL TO ORDER

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

ROLL CALL

CEREMONIAL ITEMS

1.            Subject: Proclamation Declaring April As National Poetry Month And Appointment of Poet Laureate Sojourner Kincaid Rolle (120.04)

Recommendation: That Council approve the City Arts Advisory Committee's recommendation for the City Poet Laureate from April 1, 2015, to April 1, 2017.

2.            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 April 30, 2015.

CHANGES TO THE AGENDA

PUBLIC COMMENT

CONSENT CALENDAR

CITY COUNCIL

3.            Subject: Minutes

Recommendation: That Council waive further reading and approve the minutes of the regular meeting of March 17, 2015, the regular meeting (cancelled) of March 31, 2015, and the special meetings of March 18 and March 30, 2015.

4.            Subject: Renew An Agreement To Maintain And Operate Pilgrim Terrace Community Gardens (570.05)

Recommendation: That Council authorize the Parks and Recreation Director to execute an agreement with Pilgrim Terrace Affordable, L.P., to maintain and operate the Pilgrim Terrace Community Gardens.

5.            Subject: Receipt Of Public Education Grant For Emergency Preparedness (520.02)

Recommendation: That Council:

A. Authorize the receipt of grant funds totaling $5,000 from the Aware & Prepare Initiative; and

B. Increase appropriations and estimated revenues by $5,000 in the Fire Department's General Fund Emergency Services & Public Education Division for Fiscal Year 2015.

6.            Subject: Sole Source Vendor For Mobile Air Compressor (520.03)

Recommendation: That Council authorize the City's General Services Manager to issue a purchase order to Bauer Compressors, Inc. in an amount not to exceed $60,000, according to the Sole Source provisions of Santa Barbara Municipal Code Section 4.52.070 (K), in order to fund the cost to purchase and install a Bauer K18.1 Mobile Air Compressor on the Fire Department's Hazardous Materials vehicle.

7.            Subject: Appropriation Of Asset Forfeiture Funds (520.04)

Recommendation: That Council appropriate $20,000 in the Fiscal Year 2015 Police Department Police Asset Forfeiture Fund from available reserves into the Investigative Divisions Special Investigative Account (SIF).

8.            Subject: Introduction Of Ordinance For A License Agreement With Southern California Gas Company (380.02)

Recommendation: That Council introduce and subsequently adopt, by reading of title only, An Ordinance of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Approving a 20-Year License Agreement with Southern California Gas Company, for Installation, Operation, and Maintenance of Advanced Metering Infrastructure on Certain City Properties, for a One-Time Fee of $780 Per Location, Effective May 14, 2015.

9.            Subject: Adoption Of Water Rate Increases For Fiscal Year 2016 (540.01)

Recommendation: That Council adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Establishing Certain City Fees Effective for Fiscal Year 2016, Beginning July 1, 2015, and Rescinding Resolution No. 14-058 and Portions of Resolution No. 14-045.

10.         Subject: Authorization For Agreement For Legal Services With Colantuono, Highsmith & Whatley, PC (160.01)

Recommendation: That Council:

A. Authorize the City Attorney to execute a legal services agreement with Colantuono, Highsmith & Whatley, PC, in an amount not to exceed $45,000, for special counsel services for the City's petition for review in the California Supreme Court on Rolland Jacks, et al., v. City Of Santa Barbara SBSC Case No. 1383959; and

B. Allocate $45,000 from General Fund appropriated reserves to the City Attorney's Office budget to cover the cost of legal services.

NOTICES

11.         The City Clerk has on Thursday, April 2, 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.

12.         Recruitment For City Advisory Groups

A. The City Clerk's Office will accept applications through Tuesday, May 5, 2015, at 5:30 p.m. to fill scheduled vacancies on various City Advisory Groups and the unscheduled vacancies resulting from resignations received in the City Clerk's Office through Wednesday, April 15, 2015;

B. The City Council will conduct interviews of applicants for vacancies on various City Advisory Groups on Tuesday, May 19, 2015, at 4:00 p.m. (Estimated Time), Tuesday, June 2, 2015, at 6:00 p.m., and Tuesday, June 9, 2015, at 4:00 p.m. (Estimated Time); and

C. The City Council will make appointments to fill the vacancies on various City Advisory Groups on Tuesday, June 23, 2015.

 

13.         Receipt of communication advising of vacancy created on the Community Events and Festivals Committee with the resignation of Laura McIver; the vacancy will be part of the the semiannual recruitment.

14.         The public hearing originally scheduled for April 7, 2015, at 2:00 p.m. to hear an appeal of the Historic Landmarks Commission's approval for 1320 Olive Street, has been postponed to a date uncertain.

 

This concludes the Consent Calendar.

REPORT FROM THE ORDINANCE COMMITTEE

CITY COUNCIL ADMINISTRATIVE AND ATTORNEY REPORTS

PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT

15.         Subject: Report From The Trust For Public Land On The Potential Acquisition Of Vacant Land (APNs 047-010-064 And 047-061-026) Along Lower Arroyo Burro (Former Veronica Meadows Development Site) (330.03)

Recommendation: That Council receive a presentation from the Trust For Public Land on the potential acquisition of vacant land along lower Arroyo Burro.

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

16.         Subject: 2015 Bicycle Master Plan Progress Report (670.04)

Recommendation: That the City Council receive a presentation on the 2015 Bicycle Master Plan progress.

17.         Subject: Measure A Five-Year Local Program Of Projects For Fiscal Years 2016 - 2020 Public Hearing (670.01)

Recommendation: That Council adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Adopting the Measure A Five-Year Local Program of Projects for Fiscal Years 2016 - 2020.

COUNCIL AND STAFF COMMUNICATIONS

COUNCILMEMBER COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENT REPORTS

CLOSED SESSIONS

18.         Subject: Conference With Real Property Negotiators (330.03)

Recommendation: That Council hold a closed session pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.8 to consider the possible acquisition of real property.

 

Real Property: 900-1100 Las Positas Road, Santa Barbara, CA (APN 047-010-064; 14.69 acres); (APN 047-061-026; .04 acres)

City Negotiators: Paul Casey, City Administrator; Nancy Rapp, Parks and Recreation Director.

Negotiating Parties: Trust for Public Land; Peak-Las Positas Partners

Under Negotiation: Price and Terms of Payment

Scheduling: Duration, 30 minutes; anytime

Report: None anticipated

RECESS

EVENING SESSION

EVENING SESSION

 

RECONVENE

ROLL CALL

PUBLIC COMMENT

PUBLIC HEARINGS

19.         Subject: Community Development And Human Services Committee Recommendations For Fiscal Year 2016 And 5-Year Consolidated Plan/ Annual Action Plan Public Hearing (610.05)

Recommendation: That Council:

A. Approve the Fiscal Year 2016 funding recommendations of the Community Development and Human Services Committee (CDHSC) for use of Human Services and Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds;

B. Authorize the Community Development Director to negotiate and execute grant agreements implementing the funding recommendations, subject to the review as to form by the City Attorney; and

C. Conduct a public hearing to obtain public input on the City's 5-Year Consolidated Plan for Fiscal Years 2016 through 2020, and Annual Action Plan for Fiscal Year 2016.

ADJOURNMENT