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CITY OF SANTA BARBARA

CITY COUNCIL

 

AUGUST 11, 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

 

 

 

REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING 2:00 P.M.

 

AFTERNOON SESSION

AFTERNOON SESSION

 

CALL TO ORDER

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

ROLL CALL

CHANGES TO THE AGENDA

PUBLIC COMMENT

CONSENT CALENDAR

1.            Subject: Minutes

Recommendation: That Council waive further reading and approve the minutes of the special meeting of July 20, 2015, and the regular meeting of July 21, 2015.

2.            Subject: Adoption Of Ordinance For Lease Agreement With D&G Lin, LLC (330.04)

Recommendation: Adopt, by reading of title only, An Ordinance of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Approving and Authorizing the Airport Director to Execute a Twenty-Year Lease Agreement, With Two Five-Year Options, for 167,713 Square Feet of Land at 6210 Hollister Avenue, at the Santa Barbara Airport, With D&G Lin, LLC, a California Limited Liability Company, at a Monthly Rental of $20,000, Exclusive of Utilities, Effective Upon Issuance of a Certificate of Occupancy by the City.

3.            Subject: Authorization To Submit A Recreational Trails Program Grant Application For The Douglas Family Preserve Trails Restoration Project (570.05)

Recommendation: That Council adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Approving the Application for Grant Funds for up to $300,000 from the Recreational Trails Program.

4.            Subject: Proposed Amendments To Purchasing Code (340.02)

Recommendation: That Council introduce and subsequently adopt by reading of title only An Ordinance of the City Council of the City of Santa Barbara Amending Title 4, Chapter 4.52, of the Santa Barbara Municipal Code to Update and Increase the Monetary Thresholds Governing the Solicitation of Informal Quotations and Formal Bids for the Purchase of Ordinary Goods and Services.

5.            Subject: Resolution To Accept A Waterline Easement And To Vacate The Superseded Waterline Easements At 182 And 202 La Vista Grande (540.06)

Recommendation: That Council adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara, Accepting an Easement for a Public Waterline on a Portion of the Real Property Commonly Known as 202 La Vista Grande, Santa Barbara County Assessor's APN 015 130 002, and Adopting an Order Summarily Vacating and Abandoning Certain Superseded Portions of the Existing Easement for Water Pipelines at 182 and 202 La Vista Grande, Both Within the Limits of Said City.

6.            Subject: Adoption Of Ordinance For Grant Funding Agreement For Recycled Water Enhancement Project For A Grant Of $1,045,222 (540.13)

Recommendation: That Council adopt, by reading of title only, An Ordinance of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Authorizing the Approval and Execution by the Public Works Director of a Proposition 84 Integrated Regional Water Management Subgrant Agreement with the Santa Barbara County Water Agency, and Any Amendments Thereto, Subject to Approval as to Form by the City Attorney, Regarding Grant Funding Award for the City of Santa Barbara Recycled Water Enhancement Project.

7.            Subject: Contract For Construction Of The Highway Safety Improvement Program Traffic Signal Upgrades Project (530.05)

Recommendation: That Council:

A. Award a contract with Lee Wilson Electric Company, Inc., in their low bid amount of $1,208,570 for construction of the Highway Safety Improvement Program Traffic Signal Upgrades Project, Bid No. 3682; and authorize the Public Works Director to execute the contract and approve expenditures up to $120,857 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;

B. Transfer $582,227 of available appropriations from the Streets Capital Fund to the Streets Grant Fund and appropriate for the use of the project; and

C. Increase appropriations and estimated revenues related to the Highway Safety Improvement Program grant funding by $900,000 in the Fiscal Year 2016 Streets Grant Fund to cover the cost of construction for the Traffic Signal Upgrades Project.

8.            Subject: Resolution To Postpone Proceedings To Form A New Business Improvement District In The Milpas Or Eastside Area (550.10)

Recommendation: That Council adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Establishing Policy That Council Will Not Accept Petitions or Initiate Proceedings for the Formation of a New Business Improvement District in the Milpas or Eastside Area Prior to January 12, 2016.

9.            Subject: Adoption Of Resolution For Sole Source Authorization For The Secondary Process Improvements Project at El Estero Wastewater Treatment Plant (540.13)

Recommendation: That Council adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Authorizing the Specification of REXA Actuators as Sole Source Equipment for the Secondary Process Improvement Project at El Estero Wastewater Treatment Plant, Pursuant to California Public Contracting Code 3400(C).

10.         Subject: Resolutions To Execute Documents To Collect Prepaid Mobile Telephony Services Surcharges And To Examine Records (270.06)

Recommendation: That Council:

A. Authorize the City Administrator to Enter Into an Agreement with the California Board of Equalization in Order to Receive Utility Users Taxes Imposed on Consumers of Prepaid Mobile Services;

B. Adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Authorizing the City Administrator and the City Attorney to Execute Certain Documents Required by the Board of Equalization to Collect the City's Utility Users Tax on Prepaid Wireless Service; and

C. Adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Authorizing the Examination of Prepaid Mobile Telephony Services Surcharge and Local Charge Records.

 

NOTICES

11.         The City Clerk has on Thursday, August 6, 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.

CITY COUNCIL ADMINISTRATIVE AND ATTORNEY REPORTS

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

12.         Subject: Introduction Of Ordinance To Amend Municipal Code Chapter 5.66, News Racks (530.04)

Recommendation: That Council introduce and subsequently, adopt by reading of title only, An Ordinance of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Amending Chapter 5.66 of the Santa Barbara Municipal Code to Establish News Rack Regulations.

PUBLIC HEARINGS

13.         Subject: Introduction Of An Ordinance And Adoption Of Resolutions For Annexation Of The Santa Barbara Museum Of Natural History's Western Parcels (680.04)

Recommendation: That Council:

A. Consider the Planning Commission's recommendation to annex the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History's Western Parcels;

B. Introduce and subsequently adopt, by reading of title only, An Ordinance of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Amending Chapter 28.12 (Zone Map) of Title 28 of the Municipal Code Pertaining to Zoning Upon Annexation of Assessor Parcel Numbers 023-250-039; -066; and -068, and a portion of the Las Encinas Road Easement, in the Upper East Neighborhood;

C. Adopt, by a reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Requesting Initiation of Proceedings for a Reorganization of Boundaries, Annexation to the City of Santa Barbara and Detachment from the Mission Canyon Lighting District, Santa Barbara County Fire Protection District, and County Service Area 12 for Certain Real Property Known Assessor Parcel Numbers 023-250-039; -066; and -068, and a portion of the Las Encinas Road Easement;

D. Adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Amending the General Plan Map of the City of Santa Barbara Pertaining to Assessor's Parcel Numbers 023-250-039; -066; and -068, and a portion of the Las Encinas Road Easement Which Will Be Annexed to the City of Santa Barbara; and

E. Consider and determine the project exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act.

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

Recommendation: That Council deny the appeal of Trevor Martinson, agent for adjacent neighbors Rinaldo and Lalla Brutoco, and uphold the Single Family Design Board decision to grant Final Approval for additions to an existing single-family residence.

COUNCIL AND STAFF COMMUNICATIONS

COUNCILMEMBER COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENT REPORTS

RECESS

EVENING SESSION

EVENING SESSION

 

RECONVENE

ROLL CALL

PUBLIC COMMENT

PUBLIC HEARINGS

15.         Subject: Vacation Rental Enforcement And Home Sharing Ordinance (640.09)

Recommendation: That Council:

A. Allocate $80,000 from the General Fund appropriated reserves to the City Attorney's Office Fiscal Year 2016 budget to cover the cost of legal services;

B. Allocate $90,000 from the General Fund appropriated reserves to the Community Development Department's Fiscal Year 2016 budget and incur as an ongoing cost to augment existing zoning enforcement staff and cover the cost of increased zoning enforcement related to Vacation Rentals;

C. Allocate $10,000 from the General Fund appropriated reserves to the Finance Department's Fiscal Year 2016 budget and incur as an ongoing cost for staffing overtime costs related to increased zoning enforcement of Vacation Rentals; and

D. Initiate a Zoning Ordinance amendment to allow Home Sharing Rentals.

CITY COUNCIL ADMINISTRATIVE AND ATTORNEY REPORTS

CITY ATTORNEY

16.         Subject: Issuance of Legislative Subpoena To Support Vacation Rental Enforcement (640.09)

Recommendation: That Council adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Issuing Subpoenas for Certain Records Related to Short-Term Vacation Rentals in the City.

ADJOURNMENT