CITY OF SANTA BARBARA
JANUARY 10, 2017
CALL TO ORDER
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
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 January 31, 2017.
CHANGES TO THE AGENDA
Recommendation: That Council waive further reading and approve the minutes of the regular meeting of December 13, 2016, and the cancelled regular meetings of December 20 and 27, 2016, and January 3, 2017.
Recommendation: That Council accept the November 2016 Investment Report.
Recommendation: That Council approve a five-year lease agreement with Santa Barbara Fish Market, Inc., at an average initial base rent of $2,187.85 per month, for the 734 square foot office space located at 132 Harbor Way, Suite B, which is located above the West Marine store.
Recommendation: That Council approve an emergency Purchase Order for $44,236 to Stanek Constructors, Inc., for repair of damaged piping at the Recycled Water Treatment Plant.
Recommendation: That Council:
A. Approve the Downtown and Old Town Business Improvement District Annual Assessment Report for 2017; and
B. Adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Declaring Council's Intention to Levy Downtown Business Improvement District and Old Town Business Improvement District Assessment Rates for 2017, at a Public Hearing to be Held on February 28, 2017, at 2:00 p.m.
Recommendation: That Council authorize the City Attorney to amend Legal Services Agreement Number 21600170 with Colantuono, Highsmith & Whatley, PC to increase the not to exceed amount by $115,000 from $35,000 to $150,000 for special counsel services related to for Kendra L. Feshbach v. City Of Santa Barbara SBSC Case No. 16CV03385.
8. The City Clerk has on Thursday, January 5, 2017, 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
Recommendation: That Council receive a presentation from the Wolf Museum of Exploration and Innovation.
PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT
Recommendation: That Council:
A. Authorize an increase in the Public Works Director's Change Order Authority to approve expenditures for extra work and a claims resolution contingency, for the Charles E. Meyer Desalination Facility contract with IDE Americas, Inc., Contract No. 25,277, in the amount of $9,575,000, for a total Project expenditure authority of $60,926,654;
B. Authorize an increase in the extra services amount with Carollo Engineers, Inc., for to the Owner Support Services contract for the Charles E. Meyer Desalination Facility, Contract No. 25,222, in the amount of $200,000, for a total Project expenditure authority of $2,623,782;
C. Authorize the Public Works Director to amend and increase a City Professional Services Contract for cultural monitoring with Patrick Tumamait, Contract No. 21600039, in an amount of $25,000, for a total Project expenditure authority of $95,000;
D. Approve an increase in appropriations in the Water Fund in the amount of $9,950,000, funded from the Water Fund reserves and authorize the transfer of such funds from the Water Fund to the Water State Revolving Fund (SRF) Loan Fund to cover the proposed cost increases related to the reactivation of the Charles E. Meyer Desalination Facility, including $150,000 for City engineering staff time, until an amendment to the SRF Loan is authorized, at which time loan proceeds will be utilized to offset any use of reserves; and
E. Approve an increase in appropriations and estimated revenues in the Water SRF Loan Fund in the amount of $9,950,000, funded from the Water Fund reserves.
MAYOR AND COUNCIL REPORTS
Recommendation: That Council consider the appointment of a Mayor Pro Tempore, and Chairs and Members of the Ordinance and Finance Committees.
Recommendation: That Council consider the appointment of Liaisons to Advisory Boards and Commissions.
PUBLIC COMMENT (IF NECESSARY)
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 Santa Barbara Channelkeeper v. City of Santa Barbara, USDC Case No. CV-1103624 JHN (AGRx).
Scheduling: Duration, 15 minutes; anytime
Report: None anticipated
QUASI-JUDICIAL HEARING RULES APPLY TO THIS ITEM
Recommendation: That Council consider the appeal of John and Anna Campbell, and the basis for the Historic Landmarks Commission decision to grant Review After Final Design Approval for tenant improvements at 129 E. Anapamu Street, in consideration of the Project Compatibility criteria provided in this report.
COUNCIL AND STAFF COMMUNICATIONS
COUNCILMEMBER COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENT REPORTS