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CITY OF SANTA BARBARA

CITY COUNCIL

 

NOVEMBER 10, 2015

AGENDA

 

 

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 November 30, 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 October 19, 2015, the regular meetings of October 20 and 27, 2015, and the regular meeting (cancelled) of November 3, 2015.

3.            Subject: Reclassification Of Maintenance Worker Positions In The Facilities Management Division Of The Public Works Department (530.01)

Recommendation: That Council adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Amending Resolution No. 15-056, the Position and Salary Control Resolution for Fiscal Year 2016, Affecting the Public Works Department, Effective November 14, 2015.

4.            Subject: A Resolution Denying The Appeal Of The Montecito Association And Upholding The Decision Of The Parks And Recreation Commission Regarding Tree Removal At 1187 Coast Village Road. (570.08)

Recommendation: That Council adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution Of The Council Of The City Of Santa Barbara Denying The Appeal Of The Montecito Association And Upholding The Decision Of The Parks and Recreation Commission To Approve The Removal of Two Canary Island Pine Trees Located In The Front Setback at 1187 Coast Village Road, Pursuant to Council's Direction of October, 2015.

5.            Subject: Adoption Of Ordinance To Grant Easements To The County Flood Control District (150.04)

Recommendation: That Council adopt, by reading of title only, an Ordinance of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Approving the Granting of Easements on City Owned Airport Properties to the County of Santa Barbara Flood Control and Water Conservation District for Flood Control and All Related Purposes, and Authorizing the City Administrator to Execute as Necessary the Grant Deeds in a Form Approved by the City Attorney.

6.            Subject: Contract For Construction Of Westside Sidewalk Access Ramp Project (530.04)

Recommendation: That Council award a contract with Brough Construction, Inc., in their low bid amount of $191,703 for construction of the Community Development Block Grant 2015-2016 Westside Sidewalk Access Ramp Project, Bid No. 3788, and authorize the Public Works Director to execute the contract and approve expenditures up to $28,755 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.

7.            Subject: Contract For Design For The Zone 3 (Westside, Hidden Valley, Campanil, And West Mesa Neighborhoods) Pavement Maintenance Project (530.04)

Recommendation: That Council:

A. Approve the selection of Flowers & Associates, Inc., to provide professional engineering design and construction management services for the annual Pavement Maintenance Projects scheduled for Fiscal Years 2016 through 2018; and

B. Authorize the Public Works Director to execute a City Professional Services contract with Flowers & Associates, Inc., in the amount of $106,544 for design services of the Fiscal Year 2016 Pavement Maintenance Project, and authorize the Public Works Director to approve expenditures of up to $10,656 for extra services that may result from necessary changes in the scope of work.

8.            Subject: Emergency Increase In Purchase Order Authority For Repairs To The Laguna Channel (540.06)

Recommendation: That Council authorize the General Services Manager to increase an existing maintenance and repair purchase order with Granite Construction Company, Inc., by $84,000 for emergency repairs to the Laguna Channel for a new not-to-exceed total of $157,985.

9.            Subject: Contract Amendment With USGS For Groundwater Modeling In Support Of Studying The Feasibility Of Alternatives To Screened Ocean Intake For Desalination (540.10)

Recommendation: That Council authorize the Public Works Director to execute an Amendment to the Joint Funding Agreement with the United States Geological Survey (USGS) for groundwater modeling services in the amount of $66,400, and approve expenditures of up to $15,000 for extra services that may result from unforeseen changes in the scope of work, raising the City's portion of cost in the Joint Funding Agreement to $488,325.

10.         Subject: Aircraft Noise Monitoring And Flight Tracking Services License and Maintenance / Technical Support Agreement (560.14)

Recommendation: That Council:

A. Authorize the City's General Services Manager to execute a 12-month agreement with Harris Inc. in the amount of $71,000 pursuant to the Sole Source provisions of the Santa Barbara Municipal Code Section 4.52.070(K) for flight tracking services and maintenance and technical support for noise monitoring equipment at the Airport; and

B. Authorize the City's General Services Manager to execute any agreements or change orders for a subsequent 12-months in the amount of $78,000, for a two-year contract total not to exceed $149,000.

11.         Subject: Donation For Police K9 Program (520.04)

Recommendation: That Council accept a donation of $20,000 from the Santa Barbara Police Foundation for the Police K9 Program Trust Fund.

12.         Subject: Donation For Animal Control Program Equipment (520.05)

Recommendation: That Council:

A. Accept a donation of $4,500 from the Deborah K. Oldham Trust of 2001;

B. Approve an increase in appropriations and estimated revenues in the amount of $4,500 in Fiscal Year 2016 in the Police Department Miscellaneous Grants Fund for Animal Control equipment that will help enhance public safety and service;

C. Accept a donation of $8,310 from Stephen and Joy Frank; and

D. Approve an increase in appropriations and estimated revenues in the amount of $8,310 in Fiscal Year 2016 in the Police Department Miscellaneous Grants Fund for an all-terrain vehicle (ATV) which will enhance public safety and service.

13.         Subject: Appropriation Of Human Services Grant Funds For Youth Apprenticeship And Santa Barbara Arts Alliance Programs (570.05)

Recommendation: That Council increase appropriations and estimated revenues in the Fiscal Year (FY) 2016 Parks and Recreation Department Miscellaneous Grant Fund, in the amount of $15,000, for two Human Services Grant awards.

14.         Subject: Contributions From Parks And Recreation Community Foundation (570.05)

Recommendation: That Council:

A. Accept a contribution from the Parks and Recreation Community (PARC) Foundation in the amount of $45,000 for Parks and Recreation Department programs; and

B. Increase appropriations and estimated revenues in the Fiscal Year (FY) 2016 Parks and Recreation Department Miscellaneous Grants Fund in the amount of $45,000.

15.         Subject: Police Officer And Public Safety Dispatcher Recruitment Incentive Program (520.04)

Recommendation: That:

A. Adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Establishing a Police Officer Recruitment Incentive Program Providing Referral Incentives for City Employees and Hiring Incentives for New Police Officers; and

B. Adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Establishing a Public Safety Dispatcher Recruitment Incentive Program Providing Referral Incentives for City Employees and Hiring Incentives for New Public Safety Dispatchers.

CONSENT PUBLIC HEARING

16.         Subject: TEFRA (Tax Equity And Fiscal Responsibility Act) Hearing For 510 N. Salsipuedes (Jardin De Las Rosas Apartments) Debt Issuance (660.01)

Recommendation: That Council hold a public hearing and adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the City Council of the City of Santa Barbara approving the issuance of revenue bonds by the California Municipal Finance Authority in an aggregate principal amount not to exceed $15,000,000 for the purpose of financing the acquisition, construction, improvement, and equipping of a 40-unit multifamily rental housing facility and certain other matters relating thereto.

NOTICES

17.         The City Clerk has on Thursday, November 5, 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.

18.         A City Council site visit is scheduled for Monday, November 16, 2015, at 1:30 p.m. to the property located at 806 Alberta Avenue, which is the subject of an appeal hearing set for November 17, 2015, at 2:00 p.m.

 

This concludes the Consent Calendar.

CITY COUNCIL ADMINISTRATIVE AND ATTORNEY REPORTS

CITY ATTORNEY

19.         Subject: Updated City Council Rules Of Procedure (120.02)

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 2.04 Of The Santa Barbara Municipal Code Pertaining To Council Meetings; and

B. Adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution Of The Council Of The City Of Santa Barbara Adopting Rules Of Procedure Governing The Conduct Of City Council Meetings And Rescinding Resolution No. 09-097.

20.         Subject: Newly Adopted Medical Marijuana Legislation (160.02)

Recommendation: That Council:

A. Receive an update on the potential impacts to the City of Santa Barbara resulting from new legislation regulating cultivation, sale, and licensing of medical marijuana; and

B. Provide direction to the Community Development Department and the City Attorney's Office related to mobile marijuana delivery services and the cultivation of marijuana for medicinal purposes within the City.

21.         Subject: Short Term Residential Rental Subpoenas (350.05)

Recommendation: That Council receive certified copies of subpoenaed records related to unlawful vacation rentals that are subject to the City's Ordinance prohibiting their operation.

COUNCIL AND STAFF COMMUNICATIONS

COUNCILMEMBER COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENT REPORTS

CLOSED SESSIONS

22.         Subject: Conference With City Attorney - Existing 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 Karen Fox, et al. v. City of Santa Barbara, et al., SBSC Case No. 1469026.

Scheduling: Duration, 15 minutes; anytime

Report: None anticipated

ADJOURNMENT

To Monday, November 16, 2015, at 1:30 p.m. at 806 Alberta Avenue. (See Agenda Item No.18)