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CITY OF SANTA BARBARA

CITY COUNCIL

 

APRIL 14, 2015

AGENDA

 

 

REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING 2:00 P.M.

 

AFTERNOON SESSION

CALL TO ORDER

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

ROLL CALL

CEREMONIAL ITEMS

1.            Subject: Proclamation Declaring April 12-18, 2015 As National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week (120.04)

2.            Subject: Proclamation Declaring April 12-18, 2015 As Week Of The Young Child (120.04)

CHANGES TO THE AGENDA

PUBLIC COMMENT

CONSENT CALENDAR

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

Recommendation: That Council 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 City Water Resources properties, for a one-time fee of $780 per location, effective April 27, 2015.

4.            Subject: Strategic Prevention Framework State Incentive Grant To Address Underage And Excessive Drinking And Driving (520.04)

Recommendation: That Council:

A. Accept an additional $15,000 from the County of Santa Barbara Alcohol, Drug & Mental Health Services (ADMHS) Strategic Prevention Framework State Incentive Grant to address underage and excessive drinking and alcohol related motor vehicle accidents for Fiscal Year 2015; and

B. Increase appropriations and estimated revenues by $15,000 in the Police Miscellaneous Grants Fund for Fiscal Year 2015.

5.            Subject: Authorization For The Allocation Of Transportation Development Act Funds (670.05)

Recommendation: That Council adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Authorizing the Filing of a Claim with the Santa Barbara County Association of Governments for Allocation of $71,663 in Transportation Development Act Funds for Fiscal Year 2016.

6.            Subject: Contract For Construction Of Elings Park Recycled Water Pump Station Project (540.06)

Recommendation: That Council:

A. Award a contract with Pacific Coast Excavation, in their low bid amount of $213,874 for construction of the Elings Park Recycled Water Pump Station Project, Bid No. 3722; and authorize the Public Works Director to execute the contract and approve expenditures up to $21,390 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; and

B. Authorize the Public Works Director to execute a contract with Mimiaga Engineering Group in the amount of $23,400 for construction support services, and approve expenditures of up to $2,340 for extra services of Mimiaga Engineering Group that may result from necessary changes in the scope of work.

7.            Subject: Contract Amendment For Contract Plan Review Services (610.01)

Recommendation: That Council approve an amendment to Agreement No. 21500032 to increase total compensation for contract plan review services Agreement 21500032 and the associated Purchase Order by $77,500 for a total of $112,500.00.

NOTICES

8.            The City Clerk has on Thursday, April 9, 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.

9.            A City Council site visit is scheduled for Monday, April 20, 2015, at 1:30 p.m. to the property located at 2405 State Street, which is the subject of an appeal hearing set for April 21, 2015, at 2:00 p.m.

 

This concludes the Consent Calendar.

CITY COUNCIL ADMINISTRATIVE AND ATTORNEY REPORTS

CITY ATTORNEY

10.         Subject: Sidewalk Behavior and Panhandling Ordinances (520.04)

Recommendation: That Council introduce and subsequently adopt, by reading of title only, the following Ordinance Committee recommended ordinances:

A. An Ordinance Of The Council Of The City Of Santa Barbara Amending Section 2.28.030 Of The Santa Barbara Municipal Code To Grant The Library Director The Authority To Promulgate And Post Facility Specific Regulations;

B. An Ordinance Of The Council Of The City Of Santa Barbara Amending Title 9 Of The Municipal Code By Adding Chapter 9.07 To Prohibit Urinating Or Defecating In Public;

C. An Ordinance Of The Council Of The City Of Santa Barbara Amending Section 9.48.010 Of The Municipal Code Regarding Commercial Use Of City Streets To Prohibit The Use Of Public Street Furniture As A Venue For Selling Or Offering For Donation;

D. An Ordinance Of The Council Of The City Of Santa Barbara Amending Section 9.50.010 Of The Santa Barbara Municipal Code To Prohibit Active Panhandling In Specified Locations;

E. An Ordinance Of The Council Of The City Of Santa Barbara Amending Section 9.97.010 Of The Santa Barbara Municipal Code Regarding Sitting Or Lying On Sidewalks And Paseos Along Certain Downtown Portions Of State Street; and

F. An Ordinance Of The Council Of The City Of Santa Barbara Amending Section 9.98.010 Of The Santa Barbara Municipal Code Regarding Pedestrians Blocking Public Sidewalks.

AIRPORT DEPARTMENT

11.         Subject: Airport Aircraft Rescue And Firefighting (ARFF) Budget Discussion (560.01)

Recommendation: That Council hear a staff discussion on potential adjustments to the Fire Department staffing for Federal Aviation Administration required Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting (ARFF) services at the Airport.

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

12.         Subject: Stage Two Drought Update (540.01)

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

13.         Subject: Potential Stage Three Drought Condition Response Measures (540.01)

Recommendation: That Council receive a presentation and provide direction to staff on the potential Stage Three Drought Condition modified conservation target, water use regulations, and development restrictions.

COUNCIL AND STAFF COMMUNICATIONS

COUNCILMEMBER COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENT REPORTS

CLOSED SESSIONS

14.         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 Alexander Cruz v. City of Santa Barbara; WCAB Case numbers ADJ7371091 and ADJ7371090.

Scheduling: Duration, 20 minutes; anytime

Report: None anticipated

15.         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 Martin Valencia v. City of Santa Barbara; WCAB Case number ADJ8407029.

Scheduling: Duration, 20 minutes; anytime

Report: None anticipated

16.         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 Mark Vierra v. City of Santa Barbara; WCAB Case number ADJ9535185.

Scheduling: Duration, 20 minutes; anytime

Report: None anticipated

17.         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 Luke Brost as Trustee for the Luke Brost Living Trust, et al., v. City of Santa Barbara, SBSC Case No. 1342979/Court of Appeal Case No. B246153.

Scheduling: Duration, 20 minutes; anytime

Report: None anticipated

18.         Subject: Conference With City Attorney - Anticipated Litigation (160.03)

Recommendation: That Council hold a closed session to decide whether to initiate litigation pursuant to Section 54956.96 of the Government Code and take appropriate action as needed. (one potential case).

Scheduling: Duration, 30 minutes; anytime

Report: Report anticipated

19.         Subject: Public Employee Performance Evaluation - Government Code Section 54957 (160.01))

Recommendation: That Council hold a closed session for a Public Employee Performance Evaluation per Government Code Section 54957.

Title: City Attorney

Scheduling: Duration, 40 minutes; anytime

Report: None anticipated

ADJOURNMENT

To Monday, April 20, 2015, at 1:30 p.m. at 2405 State Street. (See Item No. 9)