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CITY OF SANTA BARBARA

CITY COUNCIL

 

APRIL 21, 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:Finance Committee Review Of The Proposed Two-Year Financial Plan For Fiscal Years 2016 And 2017

Recommendation:That the Finance Committee:

A.††††††† Consider and approve the proposed Finance Committee review schedule and topics related to the Proposed Two-Year Financial Plan for Fiscal Years 2016 and 2017, including the Recommended Budget for Fiscal Year 2016; and

B.††††††† Provide staff any additional topics the Committee wishes to include in their review.

 

 

REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING Ė 2:00 P.M.

 

 

AFTERNOON SESSION

CALL TO ORDER

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

ROLL CALL

CEREMONIAL ITEMS

1.            Subject:Proclamation Declaring April 2015 As DMV/Donate Life California Month (120.04)

2.            Subject:Proclamation Declaring April 2015 As The 45th Anniversary Of The Community Environmental Council And Santa Barbara Earth Day Festival (120.04)

CHANGES TO THE AGENDA

PUBLIC COMMENT

CONSENT CALENDAR

3.            Subject:Minutes

Recommendation:That Council waive further reading and approve the minutes of the adjourned regular meeting of March 23, 2015, and the regular meetings of March 24 and April 7, 2015.

4.            Subject:Introduction Of Ordinances Establishing Speed Limits (530.05)

Recommendation:That Council:

A.††††††† Introduce and subsequently adopt, by reading of title only, An Ordinance of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Amending Chapter 10.60 of the Municipal Code by Revising Section 10.60.015, Establishing Prima Facie Speed Limits on Certain Portions of Las Positas Road, Cliff Drive, Cabrillo Boulevard, Bath Street, Calle Real, Castillo Street, Chapala Street, Milpas Street, Salinas Street, State Street, and Valerio Street; and

B.††††††† Introduce and subsequently adopt, by reading of title only, An Ordinance of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Amending Chapter 10.20 of the Municipal Code by Revising Sections 10.20.020 and 10.20.025 Pertaining to Speed Zoning Adjacent to Children's Playgrounds, and Adding Section 10.20.040 Pertaining to Extended Speed Zoning Near Schools.

5.            Subject:Adoption of Ordinances re Sidewalk Behavior and Panhandling (520.04)

Recommendation:That Council adopt, by reading of title only, the following 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 CodeRegarding 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.

6.            Subject:Purchase Of Historical Properties Web Application (640.06)

Recommendation:That Council:

A.††††††† Approve a professional services agreement with PixelPushers, Inc., doing business as Civica Software, for the acquisition and implementation of the Historical Properties Web Application (HPWA), in an amount not to exceed $37,200;

B.††††††† Approve additional services that may be identified during the implementation of HPWA, in an amount not to exceed $3,800; and

C.††††††† Transfer $16,000 from the Capital Outlay Fund from the Reserve for Technology Upgrades to the Community Development Department's Building and Safety Division's budget to cover a portion of this agreement; and

D.††††††† Increase appropriations and estimated revenues by $16,000 in the General Fund, Community Development Department.

7.            Subject:Professional Services Agreement For Design Of Central Library Exterior Restoration Project (570.04)

Recommendation:That Council authorize the Public Works Director to execute a Professional Services Agreement with Architectural Resources Group, Inc. (ARG), in the amount of $37,000, with $3,700 available for extra services, for the Design Of Central Library Exterior Restoration Project at 40 East Anapamu Street.

8.            Subject:Contract For Sycamore Creek Channel Improvements And Punta Gorda Street Bridge Replacement Post-Construction Restoration Specialist Services (530.03)

Recommendation:That Council authorize the Public Works Director to execute a City Professional Services contract with Cardno, Inc., in the amount of $51,202 for post-construction restoration specialist services for the Sycamore Creek Channel Improvements and Punta Gorda Street Bridge Replacement Project, and authorize the Public Works Director to approve expenditures of up to $5,120 for extra services that may result from necessary changes in the scope of work.

9.            Subject:Authorize Payment Of Phase 2 Attorney Fees To The Firm Of Cappello & NoŽl, LLP, Relating To Banales, Et Al., V. City of Santa Barbara (110.03)

Recommendation:That Council authorize the payment of additional attorney fees in the amount of $78,088 to the law firm of Cappello & NoŽl, LLP, for completion of Phase 2 of the case relating to Banales, et al., v. City of Santa Barbara.

10.         Subject:Set A Date For Public Hearing Regarding Appeal Of Single Family Design Board Approvals For 1215 East Cota Street (640.07)

Recommendation:That Council:

A.††††††† Set the date of May 5, 2015, at 2:00 p.m. for hearing the appeal filed by Trevor Martinson, agent for Roger Goldtrap, of the Single Family Design Board's Project Design Approval for property owned by Leslie Colasse and located at 1215 East Cota Street, Assessor's Parcel No. 031-190-022, R-2, Two-Family Residential Zone, General Plan Designation: Medium Density residential (12 du/acre).The project proposes to demolish an existing one-car garage, mud room, and split-level bedroom at an existing 1,398 square foot two-level residence, and construct a new master suite with additions in the same location above a covered driveway.The proposal also includes a new 650 square foot three-car garage with an attached 300 square foot accessory structure, a kitchen remodel, and exterior improvements.The proposed total of 2,300 square feet on an 11,285 square foot lot is 59% of the guideline maximum floor-to-lot area ratio (FAR).This project has previously obtained Staff Hearing Officer approval for an interior setback modification; and

B.††††††† Set the date of May 4, 2015, at 1:30 p.m. for a site visit to the property located at 1215 East Cota Street.

NOTICES

11.         The City Clerk has on Thursday, April 16, 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.         Receipt of communication advising of vacancy created on the Parks and Recreation Commission with the resignation of Chris Casebeer; the vacancy will be part of the current City Advisory Groups Semi-Annual Recruitment.

 

This concludes the Consent Calendar.

REPORT FROM THE FINANCE COMMITTEE

CITY COUNCIL ADMINISTRATIVE AND ATTORNEY REPORTS

CITY ADMINISTRATOR

13.         Subject:Legislative Platform (160.02)

Recommendation:That Council:

A.††††††† Adopt the legislative platform that guides the City's support or opposition to regional, state and federal legislative issues; and

B.††††††† Authorize the Mayor, Councilmembers, and staff, on behalf of the City of Santa Barbara, to contact regional, state and federal representatives to advocate for legislation and actions consistent with the goals of the legislative platform.

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT

14.         Subject:2015 Homeless Point In Time Count and Vulnerability Survey Report(660.04)

Recommendation:That Council receive a report from the Central Coast Collaborative on Homelessness (C3H) on the 2015 Homeless Point In Time Count and Vulnerability Survey.

FINANCE DEPARTMENT

15.         Subject:Recommended Two-Year Financial Plan For Fiscal Years 2016 And 2017 (230.05)

Recommendation:That Council:

A.††††††† Receive the Recommended Two-Year Financial Plan for Fiscal Years 2016 and 2017, including the Recommended Operating and Capital Budget for Fiscal Year 2016;

B.††††††† Hear a report from staff in connection with the filing of the Recommended Two-Year Financial Plan for Fiscal Years 2016 and 2017; and

C.††††††† Approve the proposed Schedule of Council Budget Review Meetings and Public Hearings of the Recommended Two-Year Financial Plan for Fiscal Years 2016 and 2017.

PUBLIC HEARINGS

16.         Subject:Appeal Of Single Family Design Board Approval Of A New Residence At 2405 State Street (640.07)

Recommendation:That Council:

A.††††††† Deny the appeal of Jim and Debbie Arnesen of the Single Family Design Board's decision to grant Project Design Approval and Final Approval for the proposed new residence; and

B.††††††† Direct staff to return to Council with Decision and Findings reflecting the outcome of the appeal.

COUNCIL AND STAFF COMMUNICATIONS

COUNCILMEMBER COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENT REPORTS

ADJOURNMENT