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CITY OF SANTA BARBARA

CITY COUNCIL

 

MARCH 1, 2016

AGENDA

 

 

 

ORDER OF BUSINESS

 

12:30 p.m. - Finance Committee Meeting, David Gebhard Public Meeting Room,

630 Garden Street

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

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)

Finance Committee Agenda

Subject: Options For Increasing Streets Program Infrastructure Funding (120.03)

Recommendation: That the Finance Committee provide input to staff on options to increase funding for street-related capital infrastructure.

 

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

Ordinance Committee Agenda

Subject: Amendment To Section 7.16.320 Of The Santa Barbara Municipal Code To Allow The Combination Of Discrete Water, Sewer And Refuse Services Onto One Utility Bill (120.03)

Recommendation: That the Ordinance Committee forward to Council for introduction, An Ordinance of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Amending Section 7.16.320, Billing and Collection, of the Santa Barbara Municipal Code to Allow the City, at Its Own Discretion, to Join Discrete Water, Sewer and/or Refuse Accounts When the Discrete Accounts Contain Corresponding Customer Identification Information and Corresponding Service Locations.

 

 

 

REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING 2:00 P.M.

 

AFTERNOON SESSION

CALL TO ORDER

 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

ROLL CALL

 

CEREMONIAL ITEMS

1.            Subject: Proclamation Declaring Santa Barbara Museum Of Natural History's 100th Anniversary (120.04)

2.            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 March 31, 2016.

CHANGES TO THE AGENDA

PUBLIC COMMENT

CONSENT CALENDAR

3.            Subject: Minutes

Recommendation: That Council waive further reading and approve the minutes of the regular meeting of February 9, 2016.

 

4.            Subject: Adoption Of An Ordinance For A Lease Agreement With Chandlery On The Breakwater, Inc. (570.03)

Recommendation: That Council adopt, by reading of title only, An Ordinance of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Approving a Five-Year Lease Agreement with One Five-Year Option with Chandlery on the Breakwater, Inc., at an Average Initial Base Rent of $1,541.15 per Month, for the Premises Located at 125 Harbor Way, Suites #3, 4, and 5, Effective April 1, 2016.

 

5.            Subject: Adoption Of Ordinance Extending Lease Agreements With Santa Barbara Unified School District For Fire Station No. Five And Eastside Library (570.04)

Recommendation: That Council adopt, by reading of title only, An Ordinance of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Authorizing the City Administrator to Execute Amendments Extending the Term of Lease Agreement No. 4,840, for Use and Maintenance of Fire Station No. 5 with the Santa Barbara Unified School District, and Lease Agreement No. 24,336 with the Santa Barbara Unified School District for Its Use of a Portion of the Eastside Library and Franklin Center Real Property, Both Through April 30, 2018.

6.            Subject: Grant From California State Parks Division Of Boating And Waterways For Replacement Of Pumpout Facilities (570.03)

Recommendation: That Council adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Requesting a Grant in the Amount of $73,000 from the California State Parks Division of Boating and Waterways for the Replacement of Boat Pumpout Facilities at Santa Barbara Harbor.

7.            Subject: Resolution Accepting Grant Deed From The Trust For Public Land For Vacant Land Along Lower Arroyo Burro Watershed (330.03)

Recommendation: That Council adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Accepting a Grant Deed from the Trust for Public Land for Real Property Along the Lower Arroyo Burro Watershed.

8.            Subject: Award Of Independent Audit Contract Of The City's Financial Statements (220.03)

Recommendation: That Council approve, and authorize the Finance Director to execute, an extension of the existing professional services agreement for two years with Lance, Soll & Lunghard, LLP, Certified Public Accountants (LSL), to perform independent audits of the City of Santa Barbara for the fiscal years ending June 30, 2016, and June 30, 2017, in a total two-year amount not to exceed $140,714.

9.            Subject: State Grant Provided To Address Underage Drinking, Excessive Drinking, And Alcohol-Related Vehicle Accidents (520.04)

Recommendation: That Council:

A. Accept an additional $1,832 for a total of $30,330 from the County of Santa Barbara Alcohol, Drug, & Mental Health Services (ADMHS) Strategic Prevention Framework State Incentive Grant in order to address underage and excessive drinking, and alcohol-related motor vehicle accidents for Fiscal Year 2016; and

B. Increase appropriations and estimated revenues by $1,832 in the Police Miscellaneous Grants Fund for Fiscal Year 2016.

 

10.         Subject: Loan Restatement Request On Property Located At 1018-1028 Castillo Street (Castillo Homes) (660.04)

Recommendation: That Council:

A. Approve a Restatement of a 1986 Loan Agreement funded with Redevelopment Agency Housing Set-aside Funds;

B. Approve a Restatement of the Deed of Trust securing the Restated Loan Agreement;

C. Approve Amendments to the Existing Affordability Covenant; and

D. Authorize the Community Development Director to execute, subject to approval as to form by the City Attorney, such agreements and related City documents as necessary.

 

11.         Subject: Amendment To The Professional Services Contract For Background Investigations Regarding Police Department Personnel (520.04)

Recommendation: That Council authorize the Interim Chief of Police to execute an amendment to the professional services agreement with Sintra Group, increasing the contract from $10,000 to $50,000 to conduct background investigations for prospective Police Department personnel for Fiscal Year 2016.

NOTICES

12.         The City Clerk has on Thursday, February 25, 2016, 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.

13.         A City Council site visit is scheduled for Monday, March 7, 2016, at 1:30 p.m. to the property located at 1818 Castillo Street, which is the subject of an appeal hearing set for March 8, 2016, at 2:00 p.m.

 

This concludes the Consent Calendar.

 

REPORT FROM THE FINANCE COMMITTEE

 

REPORT FROM THE ORDINANCE COMMITTEE

 

CITY COUNCIL ADMINISTRATIVE AND ATTORNEY REPORTS

CITY ATTORNEY

14.         Subject: Vacation Rental Enforcement Update (640.09)

Recommendation: That Council review and receive a report from staff on the status of the City's enforcement efforts on vacation rentals.

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

15.         Subject: Capital Improvement Program Status Report Second Quarter Fiscal Year 2016 (230.01)

Recommendation: That Council accept the Capital Improvement Program Status Report for the Second Quarter of Fiscal Year 2016.

COUNCIL AND STAFF COMMUNICATIONS

 

COUNCILMEMBER COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENT REPORTS

 

PUBLIC COMMENT (IF NECESSARY)

 

CLOSED SESSIONS

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

Recommendation: That Council hold a closed session to consider whether to initiate litigation (one potential case), pursuant to Government Code sections 54956.9(d)(4) , arising out of damages incurred as a result of Southern California Edison's delay of the City's Punta Gorda Bridge Project.

Scheduling: Duration, 15 minutes; anytime

Report: None anticipated

ADJOUNMENT

To Monday, March 7, 2016, at 1:30 p.m. at 1818 Castillo Street. (See Agenda Item No. 13)