(Printable Agenda)

REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING

REGULAR REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY MEETING

SEPTEMBER 12, 2006

AGENDA

 

 

 

 

ORDER OF BUSINESS

 

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

           2:00 p.m.   -     City Council Meeting

           2:00 p.m.   -     Redevelopment Agency Meeting

 

 

ORDINANCE COMMITTEE AND FINANCE COMMITTEE MEETINGS

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

ORDINANCE COMMITTEE AGENDA

1.                  Subject:  Tenant Displacement Assistance Ordinance

NOON 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 September 30, 2006.

CHANGES TO THE AGENDA

PUBLIC COMMENT

COUNCILMEMBER COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENT REPORTS

CONSENT CALENDAR

CITY COUNCIL

2.                  Subject:  Minutes

Recommendation: That Council waive the reading and approve the minutes of the regular meetings of August 15, August 22, and August 29, 2006 (cancelled due to lack of quorum).

3.                  Subject:  Community Promotion Contract With Summer Solstice Celebration, Inc.  (230.02)

Recommendation: That Council authorize the Finance Director to execute a Community Promotion contract with Summer Solstice Celebration, Inc., in an amount of $45,914 to support year-round salary and production expenses.

4.                  Subject:  Renewal Of Agreement With Major League Softball  (570.06)

Recommendation: That Council authorize the Parks and Recreation Director to execute a two-year agreement with Major League Softball, Inc., to perform adult softball league services.

5.                  Subject:  License Agreement With The Santa Barbara Swim Club  (570.07)

Recommendation: That Council authorize the Parks and Recreation Director to execute a license agreement with the Santa Barbara Swim Club (SBSC) for the use of Los Baņos del Mar Swimming Pool.

6.                  Subject:  Revised Minimum Standard Requirements For Airport Aeronautical Services  (560.01)

Recommendation: That Council adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Approving the Revised Minimum Standard Requirements for Airport Aeronautical Services at the Santa Barbara Airport and Repealing Resolution No. 98-098.

7.                  Subject:  Professional Services Contract For Safety Area Grading Mitigation  (560.04)

Recommendation: That Council authorize the Airport Director to execute a contract with URS Corporation (URS), in an amount not to exceed $121,539 for services associated with the Safety Area Grading project mitigation maintenance and monitoring, and authorize the Airport Director to approve expenditures up to $12,154 for extra services that may result from necessary changes in the scope of work.

8.                  Subject:  Consent To Assignment Agreement And Amendment With Twin Lakes Golf Course, LLC  (570.02)

Recommendation: That Council:

A.                 Approve and authorize the Airport Director to execute a Consent to Assignment Agreement assigning Lease No. 20,722, as amended, between the City and J&J Golf Management Company, Inc., to Twin Lakes Golf Course, LLC, a California Limited Liability Company, for operation of the Twin Lakes Golf Course, 6030 Hollister Avenue, at the Santa Barbara Airport; and

B.                 Approve and authorize the Airport Director to execute a second Lease Amendment to Lease No. 20,722, amending Article XXXII, "Leasehold Guaranty."

9.                  Subject:  Notice Of Completion For The Santa Barbara Airport Verhelle Road Bridge At San Pedro Creek Project  (530.04)

Recommendation: That Council accept the work completed by Lash Construction, Contract No. 21,707, Bid No. 3425, for the Santa Barbara Airport Verhelle Road Bridge at San Pedro Creek Project, in the final contract amount of $1,256,684, including approved changes, and approve the filing of a Notice of Completion.

10.             Subject:  Notice Of Completion For The Sheffield Water Quality Project Permanent Reservoirs  (540.09)

Recommendation: That Council accept the work completed by SSC Construction, Inc. (SSC), Contract No. 21,144, for the Sheffield Water Quality Project Permanent Reservoirs (Sheffield), Bid No. 3314, located at 605 Mission Ridge Road, in the final contract amount of $14,594,216.17, including approved changes, and approve filing a Notice of Completion.

11.             Subject:  Santa Barbara Beautiful Grant For The San Roque Creek Steward Project  (540.14)

Recommendation: That Council increase appropriations and estimated revenues in the Creeks Division Fiscal Year 2007 Operating Budget by $10,000 for a grant from Santa Barbara Beautiful for the San Roque Creek Stewardship Project at Stevens Park.

12.             Subject:  Art From Scrap Contract For Youth Watershed Education Programs  (540.14)

Recommendation: That Council authorize the Parks and Recreation Director to execute a 1-year professional services contract with Art From Scrap (AFS) in the amount of $37,372 for the provision of youth watershed education programs.

13.             Subject:  Purchase Order For The El Estero Wastewater Treatment Plant Equalization Basin  (540.13)

Recommendation: That Council:

A.                 Find that the materials and services for the proposed Equalization Basin at the El Estero Wastewater Treatment Plant (El Estero) can be procured at a lower price by awarding a Purchase Order to Spiess Construction Company, Incorporated (Spiess), and that the City may dispense with public bidding, pursuant to Section 519 of the City Charter; and

B.                 Authorize the General Services Manager to issue a Purchase Order to Spiess for construction of an Equalization Basin at the El Estero Wastewater Treatment Plant in the amount of $488,295 and $73,250 for additional services as required.

14.             Subject:  Professional Services Agreement To Create An Enterprise Geographic Information System (GIS) Implementation Plan  (170.04)

Recommendation: That Council:

A.                 Authorize the City's General Services Manager to execute a professional services agreement with RBF Consulting in an amount not to exceed $30,000, to develop an Enterprise GIS Implementation Plan; and

B.                 Authorize the City's Information Systems Supervisor to issue required Change Orders to RBF Consulting, in a total amount not to exceed $4,000, to cover contingencies associated with changes to services.

15.             Subject:  Set A Date For Public Hearing Regarding Planning Commission Approval For 40 Pine Drive

Recommendation: That Council:

A.                 Set the date of October 24, 2006, at 2:00 p.m. for hearing the appeal filed by Martha Hogan of the Planning Commission approval of an application for property owned by Justin J. and Michelle M. Pawl and located at 40 Pine Drive, Assessor's Parcel No. 049-100-019, E-3/PUD, One-Family Residence and Planned Unit Development Zone, General Plan Designation:  Residential, Five Units per Acre.  The project proposes the merger of two existing parcels and subsequent subdivision to create two new parcels; and

B.                 Set the date of October 23, 2006, at 1:30 p.m. for a site visit to the property located at 40 Pine Drive.

REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY

16.             Subject:  Minutes

Recommendation: That the Redevelopment Agency waive the reading and approve the minutes of the regular meetings of August 1, and August 8, 2006.

17.             Subject:  Contract For Construction For Chapala Intersection Improvements  (530.04)

Recommendation:

A.                 That the Agency Board appropriate $158,300 from the Redevelopment Agency Project Contingency Fund to the Chapala Street Improvement Fund for construction of the Chapala Intersection Improvements;

B.                 That Council award and authorize the Public Works Director to execute a contract with Granite Construction Company, in their low bid amount of $737,966.20, for construction of the Chapala Intersection Improvements at De La Guerra & Gutierrez Streets, Bid No. 3480;

C.                That Council authorize the Public Works Director to approve expenditures up to $73,800 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; and

D.                That Council authorize the Public Works Director to execute a contract with Penfield and Smith Engineers for the construction phase design services in an amount not to exceed $19,275, and authorize the Public Works Director to approve expenditures up to $1,928 for extra services that may result from necessary changes in the scope of work.

18.             Subject:  Transition House Subordination Request For 421-425 East Cota Street  (660.04)

Recommendation:

A.                 That the Redevelopment Agency Board approve the subordination of an Agency loan for the Transition House property located at 421-425 East Cota Street to a refinanced first trust deed loan;

B.                 That Council approve an amendment to its affordability covenant on the Transition House property and adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Approving the Conditional Subordination of the Affordability Covenant on the Mixed Use Property Located at 421-425 East Cota Street and Owned by Transition House to a Refinanced First Trust Deed Loan; and

C.                That Council and the Redevelopment Agency Board authorize the City Administrator and Executive Director to execute the affordability covenant amendment and subordination agreements subject to approval by the City Attorney and Agency Counsel.

NOTICES

19.             The City Clerk has on Thursday, September 7, 2006, 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.

20.             The public hearing scheduled for September 12, 2006, at 2:00 p.m., to hear appeal of the Architectural Board of Review's approval with conditions for the Granada Theater property located at 1214 State Street has been continued to October 17, 2006, at 2:00 p.m.

21.             The site visit scheduled for September 18, 2006, at 1:30 p.m. to the property located at 210 Miegs Road, has been continued to December 11, 2006, at 1:30 p.m.

 

This concludes the Consent Calendar.

REPORT FROM THE ORDINANCE COMMITTEE

CITY COUNCIL ADMINISTRATIVE AND ATTORNEY REPORTS

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT

22.             Subject:  Allocation Of Community Promotion Grants And Contract With County Arts Commission For Fiscal Year 2007  (230.02)

Recommendation: That Council:

A.                 Review and approve the City of Santa Barbara Arts Advisory Committee grant recommendations for Fiscal Year 2007; and

B.                 Authorize the Community Development Director to execute a $575,295 contract with the Santa Barbara County Arts Commission as approved in the Fiscal Year 2007 budget.

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

23.             Subject:  Contract For Construction Of Sanitary Sewer Wet Weather Capacity Improvement Project  (540.13)

Recommendation: That Council:

A.                 Award and authorize the Public Works Director to execute a contract with Whitaker Contractors, Inc. (Whitaker), in their low bid amount of $2,472,873 for construction of the Sanitary Sewer Wet Weather Capacity Improvement Project, Bid No. 3488;

B.                 Authorize the Public Works Director to approve expenditures up to $247,300 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; and

C.                Authorize the General Services Manager to issue a Purchase Order to Martyn Field Services (Martyn), in the amount of $6,800, for material testing services, and authorize the General Services Manager to approve expenditures up to $700 for extra services of Martyn that may result from necessary changes in the scope of work.

24.             Subject:  Introduction Of Ordinance To Require Inspection Of Private Sewer Laterals  (640.09)

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 the Municipal Code by Adding Chapter 14.46 (Building Sewer Inspections) and Repealing Sections 14.40.005, 14.40.050 and 14.44.170 of Title 14, and Amending Section 28.87.220 of Chapter 28.87 of the Santa Barbara Municipal Code Pertaining to a Sewer Inspection Program, Other Sewer Requirements and With Respect to Zoning Information Reports;

B.                 Approve a $200,000 Fiscal Year 2007 Wastewater Fund pilot rebate program for private sewer lateral inspections or repairs in accordance with the following criteria: 

1.                  For single-family through three-unit properties, a per-property rebate for half the cost of sewer lateral repairs, up to $2,000;

2.                  Where the sewer lateral is in good condition, a rebate in an amount of up to $150 for sewer lateral inspections; and

C.                Appropriate $200,000 from the Wastewater Fund Reserves to the Fiscal Year 2007 Wastewater Fund Operating Budget.

MAYOR AND COUNCIL REPORTS

25.             Subject:  City Advisory Group Subcommittee Status Report  (140.02)

Recommendation: That Council:

A.                 Receive a status report from the City Advisory Group Subcommittee;

B.                 Approve the City Advisory Group Subcommittee's recommended administrative changes to the appointment process; and

C.                Provide direction to the City Advisory Group Subcommittee related to more complex items.

COUNCIL AND STAFF COMMUNICATIONS

CLOSED SESSIONS

26.             Subject:  Conference with Legal Counsel - Anticipated Litigation  (160.03)

Recommendation: That Council hold a closed session to consider anticipated litigation pursuant to subsection (b) of section 54956.9 of the Government Code and take appropriate action as needed.  There is significant exposure to litigation: one potential case.

          Scheduling:  Duration, 20 minutes; anytime

          Report:  None anticipated

27.             Subject:  Conference With Labor Negotiator (Police)  (440.05)

Recommendation: That Council hold a closed session, per Government Code Section 54957.6, to consider instructions to the City's labor negotiators, Bruce Barsook, Liebert Cassidy Whitmore, and Kristy Schmidt, Employee Relations Manager, regarding negotiations with the Police Officers' Association.

          Scheduling:  Duration, 15 minutes; anytime

          Report:  None anticipated

ADJOURNMENT