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CITY OF SANTA BARBARA

CITY COUNCIL

 

JULY 14, 2015

AGENDA

 

 

 

ORDER OF BUSINESS

 

12:30 p.m. - Ordinance Committee Meeting, Council Chamber

2:00 p.m. - City Council Meeting

 

ORDINANCE COMMITTEE MEETING

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

Ordinance Committee Agenda

1. Subject: Proposal To Designate Fishing Areas On Stearns Wharf (120.03)

Recommendation: That the Ordinance Committee review designated fishing areas on Stearns Wharf and forward to Council for introduction an Ordinance of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Amending the Municipal Code by Adding Section 17.13.060.

2. Subject: Solar Energy System Permits (State Assembly Bill 2188) (120.03)

Recommendation: That the Ordinance Committee review the proposed Solar Energy Systems Ordinance required by State Assembly Bill 2188 and forward the ordinance to Council for introduction.

 

 

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 July 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 adjourned regular meeting of June 22, 2015, the regular meeting of June 23, 2015, and the regular meeting (cancelled) of July 7, 2015.

3.            Subject: Designation Of Voting Delegate For The League Of California Cities Annual Conference (180.01)

Recommendation: That Council designate Mayor Helene Schneider as the voting delegate for the League of California Cities Annual Conference.

4.            Subject: Adoption Of Ordinance Establishing Speed Limits On Certain Portions Of Loma Alta Drive (530.05)

Recommendation: That Council 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 Amending Section 10.60.015, Establishing Prima Facie Speed Limits on Certain Portions of Loma Alta Drive.

5.            Subject: Community Promotion Contract For The Santa Barbara Region Chamber Of Commerce To Support A Visitor Information Center (230.02)

Recommendation: That Council authorize the City Administrator to execute an annual community promotion contract with the Santa Barbara Region Chamber of Commerce in an amount of $57,700 to support year-round expenses of the Visitor Information Center covering the period from July 1, 2015 to June 30, 2016.

6.            Subject: Community Promotion Contract With Santa Barbara International Film Festival (230.02)

Recommendation: That Council authorize the City Administrator to execute an annual community promotion contract with Santa Barbara International Film Festival in the amount of $78,300 to support film festival programming and year-round administrative expenses.

7.            Subject: Increase The Settlement Authority Delegated To The City Administrator To Resolve A Claim For Damages (350.05)

Recommendation: That Council adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Establishing the Procedure for Handling Money or Damage Claims and Lawsuits Filed Against the City of Santa Barbara and Repealing Resolution Nos. 7966, 8336, 8337, 83-172, and 96-070.

8.            Subject: Fiscal Year 2016 Agreement For Operation Of A County-Wide Library System (570.04)

Recommendation: That Council:

A. Approve and authorize the City Administrator to execute an Agreement For Operation of a County-wide Library System for Fiscal Year 2016 between the County of Santa Barbara and the Cities of Santa Barbara, Santa Maria and Lompoc;

B. Approve an increase in estimated revenues and appropriations in the amount of $97,874 for Fiscal Year 2016 in the General Fund Library Department budget to adjust the recently adopted Fiscal Year 2016 budget for the recently approved increase in Santa Barbara County per capita funding and increase to the Library Administration fee; and

C. Approve an increase in estimated revenues in the amount of $175,224 and appropriations in the amount of $88,034 for the County Library Fund budget for Fiscal Year 2016, with the balance of $87,190 intended to go to reserves.

9.            Subject: Sole Source Vendor For Airport Mosquito Control Services (560.01)

Recommendation: That Council:

A. Authorize the City's General Services Manager to issue a Purchase Order to the Mosquito and Vector Management District of Santa Barbara County (District) for Fiscal Year 2016 in the amount of $80,817 pursuant to the Sole Source provisions of the Santa Barbara Municipal Code Section 4.52.070(K) for mosquito monitoring and control services at the Airport; and

B. Authorize the City's General Services Manager to issue Purchase Orders and Change Orders to the District for four subsequent fiscal years for mosquito monitoring and control services, in amounts not to exceed the annual appropriated budget for the program in each year, as approved by City Council.

10.         Subject: Appropriation Of Federal Aviation Administration Airport Improvement Grant For Santa Barbara Airport (560.04)

Recommendation: That Council increase appropriations and estimated revenue by $3,338,276 in the Airport's Grant Fund for the Airport Lighting and Safety Upgrade Project and north General Aviation Ramp Replacement Project, to be funded from Federal Aviation Administration Airport Improvement Program (AIP) Grant No. 03-06-0235-49, in the amount of $3,026,481 coupled with the City's 9.34% match of $311,795, to be funded from the Airport Operating Fund.

11.         Subject: Records Destruction For Public Works Department (160.06)

Recommendation: That Council adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Relating to the Destruction of Records Held by the Public Works Department in the Engineering, Fleet Management, Facilities and Energy Management, Transportation, and Water Resources Divisions.

12.         Subject: Declaration Of Real Property Acquired For Cota And Mason Bridge Projects As Excess And Subject To Disposal By Public Auction (330.01)

Recommendation: That Council declare the real property located at 221 and 230 West Cota Street, 536 Bath Street, and 20 West Mason Street, as excess to the City's needs and authorize disposition of said property according to State and local guidelines by public auction, in accordance with Santa Barbara Municipal Code (SBMC) Chapter 4.28 and Section 520 of the Santa Barbara City Charter subject to the review and approval by the City Attorney.

13.         Subject: Contract For Wastewater Rate Study (540.13)

Recommendation: That Council authorize the Public Works Director to execute a Professional Services contract with Raftelis Financial Consultants, Inc., in the amount of $38,451, to provide a wastewater rate study for the City of Santa Barbara, and approve expenditures of $3,845 for extra services that may result from necessary changes in the scope of work, for a total of $42,296.

14.         Subject: Cachuma Conservation Release Board Fiscal Year 2016 Budget Ratification (540.03)

Recommendation: That Council ratify the Cachuma Conservation Release Board Fiscal Year 2016 budget, with the City's proportional share not to exceed $567,744.

NOTICES

15.         The City Clerk has on Thursday, July 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.

 

This concludes the Consent Calendar.

REPORT FROM THE ORDINANCE COMMITTEE

CITY COUNCIL ADMINISTRATIVE AND ATTORNEY REPORTS

CITY ADMINISTRATOR

16.         Subject: Proposed Milpas Business Improvement District (290.00)

Recommendation: That Council receive a status report from the Greater Eastside Merchants Association on proposed plans to create a Milpas Business Improvement District.

POLICE DEPARTMENT

17.         Subject: Police Department Update (520.04)

Recommendation: That Council receive an oral presentation from the Police Chief regarding the Santa Barbara Police Department.

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

18.         Subject: Stage Three Drought Update (540.05)

Recommendation: That Council receive an update on the status of the current drought, drought-response capital projects, and continuing conservation efforts.

19.         Subject: Policy Direction Regarding Acquisition Of Additional State Water Project Water Rights (540.10)

Recommendation: That Council receive a presentation regarding the potential to reacquire Santa Barbara County Suspended Table A Water and direct staff on whether to pursue the opportunity any further.

COUNCIL AND STAFF COMMUNICATIONS

COUNCILMEMBER COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENT REPORTS

CLOSED SESSIONS

20.         Subject: Assistant City Administrator Appointment (170.01)

Recommendation: That Council hold a closed session, per Government Code Section 54957(b)(1), to discuss the appointment for the position of Assistant City Administrator.

ADJOURNMENT