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CITY OF SANTA BARBARA

CITY COUNCIL

 

MAY 17, 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

4:00 p.m. - Interviews for City Advisory Groups (Estimated Time)

 

 

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 Fiscal Year 2017 Recommended Budget (120.03)

 

Recommendation: That the Finance Committee hear a report from staff regarding the following topics:

1. Proposed fee changes by Enterprise Funds (excluding utility rates) which would take effect on July 1, 2016.

2. Funding requests from community organizations.

 

 

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

Subject: Ordinance Committee Agenda

Subject: Recreational Vehicle Parking Regulations: Amendments To Address The Protection Of Sensitive Land Uses Under Municipal Code Chapter 10.44 (120.03)

Recommendation: That the Ordinance Committee consider the two proposed forms of Recreational Vehicle Parking Ordinance Amendments and make recommendations to the City Council.

 

REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING 2:00 P.M.

 

 

AFTERNOON SESSION

CALL TO ORDER

 

 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

 

ROLL CALL

 

 

CEREMONIAL ITEMS

 

1.            Subject: Proclamation Declaring May 2016 As General Aviation Appreciation Month (120.04)

 

CHANGES TO THE AGENDA

 

 

PUBLIC COMMENT

 

 

CONSENT CALENDAR

CITY COUNCIL

2.            Subject: Sole Source Purchase Order For B.I.G. Enterprises, Inc., Parking Attendant Kiosk For Stearns Wharf (550.08)

Recommendation: That Council authorize the General Services Manager to issue a sole source purchase order as authorized by Municipal Code Section 4.52.060 (B) (2) to B.I.G. Enterprises, Inc., for a parking attendant kiosk located on Stearns Wharf, in an amount not to exceed $43,384.

3.            Subject: Introduction Of Ordinance For The Approval Of A Building Encroachment Agreement At 6 State Street And 13 East Cabrillo Boulevard (330.10)

Recommendation: That Council introduce and subsequently adopt, by reading of title only, An Ordinance of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Approving and Authorizing the City Administrator to Execute an Encroachment Agreement to Virginia Castagnola-Hunter, as Trustee of the Virginia Castagnola-Hunter Trust Created u/d/t Dated February 20, 2002; Scott Hollister; George C. Hollister and Cathleen W. Hollister, Trustees of the GCH and CWH Trust; Catherine Wallenfels; Francesca Hunter; and Alexis Hunter Chernow, as Trustee of the Alexis Hunter Chernow Trust Created u/d/t Dated January 15, 2014; for Building Improvements on a Portion of 6 State Street (Santa Barbara County Assessor's Parcel Number 033-111-011) and 13 East Cabrillo Boulevard (Santa Barbara County Assessor's Parcel Number 033-111-012) That Will Encroach Into the Public Flood Control Easement.

4.            Subject: Introduction Of Ordinance To Quitclaim And Release The 1983 Flood Control Easement On 13 East Cabrillo Boulevard (330.03)

Recommendation: That Council introduce and subsequently adopt, by reading of title only, An Ordinance of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Authorizing the City Administrator to Execute a Quitclaim Deed Releasing the 1983 Flood Control Easement on 13 East Cabrillo Boulevard, and to Record Same in the Office of the Santa Barbara County Recorder upon Recordation of the Final Order of Condemnation in Santa Barbara Superior Court Case Number 1469840, City of Santa Barbara v. Virginia Castagnola-Hunter, et al.

5.            Subject: Resolution For Master Agreement With Caltrans For Federally Funded Transportation Projects (670.05)

Recommendation: That Council adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Authorizing the Public Works Director to Approve and Execute the Master Agreement Administering Agency-State Agreement for Federal Aid Projects, Agreement No. 05 5007F15, with the State of California, Acting By and Through the California Department of Transportation.

6.            Subject: Issuance Of Subpoenas To Assess And Collect Any Transient Occupancy Taxes Owed By Short-Term Rentals And To Investigate The Effects Of Short-Term Rentals In Residential Neighborhoods (640.09)

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

SUCCESSOR AGENCY

7.            Subject: Professional Services Agreement With Rincon Consultants, Inc., To Conduct Phase II Environmental Site Assessment At 125 Calle Cesar Chavez (330.03)

Recommendation:

A. That City Council allocate $37,200 from the General Fund's Appropriated Reserve to the Successor Agency Fund, and increase appropriations and estimated revenues in the Successor Agency Fund, for a Phase II Environmental Site Assessment for 125 Calle Cesar Chavez to be repaid by the Successor Agency in Fiscal Year 2017; and

B. That the Successor Agency execute a Professional Services Agreement with Rincon Consultants, Inc., in the amount of $37,200 to conduct a Phase II Environmental Site Assessment at 125 Calle Cesar Chavez.

 

NOTICES

8.            The City Clerk has on Thursday, May 12, 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.

 

This concludes the Consent Calendar.

 

 

REPORT FROM THE FINANCE COMMITTEE

 

 

REPORT FROM THE ORDINANCE COMMITTEE

 

 

CITY COUNCIL ADMINISTRATIVE AND ATTORNEY REPORTS

CITY ATTORNEY

9.            Subject: Revised Waterfront Hotel Development Agreement And Amendment To Chapter 28.95 Of The Zoning Ordinance (640.10)

Recommendation: That Council:

A. Make the California Environmental Quality Act findings specified in the conclusion of this Council Agenda Report;

B. (Re)-Introduce, and subsequently adopt, by reading of title only, An Ordinance of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Approving a Development Agreement for the Waterfront Hotel By and Between the City of Santa Barbara and American Tradition, LLC; and

C. Adopt, by reading of title only, An Ordinance of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Amending Chapter 28.95 of Title 28 of the Santa Barbara Municipal Code by Adding a Provision Relating to the Development Agreement Between the City of Santa Barbara and American Tradition, LLC.

 

 

PUBLIC HEARINGS

10.         Subject: Renewal Of Levy For Fiscal Year 2017 For The Wildland Fire Suppression Assessment District (290.00)

Recommendation: That Council adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Declaring Its Intention to Continue Vegetation Road Clearance, Implementation of a Defensible Space Inspection and Assistance Program, and Implementation of a Vegetation Management Program Within the Foothill and Extreme Foothill Zones; Declaring the Work to be of More Than General or Ordinary Benefit and Describing the District to be Assessed to Pay the Costs and Expenses Thereof; Approving the Engineer's Report; Confirming Diagram and Assessment; and Ordering Continuation of the Wildland Fire Suppression Assessment District for Fiscal Year 2016-17.

11.         Subject: Designation Of "The Olives" Residence, Our Lady of Sorrows Church, And The Dolores/Notre Dame School As City Landmarks (640.06)

Recommendation: That Council:

A. Adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Designating "The Olives" Residence at 2121 Garden Street as a City Landmark;

B. Adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Designating the Our Lady of Sorrows Church at 33 East Sola Street as a City Landmark; and

C. Adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Designating the Dolores/Notre Dame School at 33 East Micheltorena Street as a City Landmark.

 

 

MAYOR AND COUNCIL REPORTS

12.         Subject: Interviews For City Advisory Groups (140.05)

Recommendation: That Council:

A. Hold interviews of applicants for various City Advisory Groups; and

B. Continue interviews of applicants to May 24, 2016, and June 14, 2016.

(Estimated Time: 4:00 p.m.)

 

 

COUNCIL AND STAFF COMMUNICATIONS

 

 

COUNCILMEMBER COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENT REPORTS

 

 

PUBLIC COMMENT (IF NECESSARY)

 

 

CLOSED SESSIONS

13.         Subject: Conference With Labor Negotiator (440.05)

Recommendation: That Council hold a closed session pursuant to the authority of Government Code Section 54957.6 to consider instructions to City negotiators Kristine Schmidt, Administrative Services Director, and Bruce Barsook, Liebert Cassidy Whitmore, regarding negotiations with the General Bargaining Unit, Firefighters Association, Police Officers Association, and regarding salaries and fringe benefits for unrepresented management.

Scheduling: Duration, 30 minutes; anytime

Report: None anticipated

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

Recommendation: That Council hold a closed session to consider initiating litigation pursuant to subsection (d)(4) of Section 54956.9 of the Government Code and take appropriate action as needed (one potential case).

Scheduling: Duration, 30 minutes; anytime

Report: None anticipated

15.         Subject: Conference With City Attorney - Pending 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 Linda Curtiss v. City of Santa Barbara; SBSC Case No. 15CV00345.

Scheduling: Duration, 15 minutes; anytime

Report: None anticipated

ADJOURNMENT