(Printable Agenda)

REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING

REGULAR REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY MEETING

AUGUST 8, 2006

AGENDA

 

 

 

ORDER OF BUSINESS

 

           1:00 p.m.   -     Finance Committee Meeting, Room 15

           2:00 p.m.   -     City Council Meeting Begins

           2:00 p.m.   -     Redevelopment Agency Meeting

           5:00 p.m.   -     Recess

           6:00 p.m.   -     City Council Meeting Reconvenes

           6:00 p.m.   -     Single Family Design Guidelines And Neighborhood Preservation Ordinance Update

 

 

ORDINANCE COMMITTEE AND FINANCE COMMITTEE MEETINGS

FINANCE COMMITTEE MEETING - 1:00 P.M. IN ROOM 15 (120.03)

FINANCE COMMITTEE AGENDA

1.                  Subject:  Mental Health Association Project At 617 Garden Street  (See Agenda Item No. 9)


AFTERNOON SESSION

 

AFTERNOON SESSION

CALL TO ORDER

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

ROLL CALL

CHANGES TO THE AGENDA

PUBLIC COMMENT

COUNCILMEMBER COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENT REPORTS

CONSENT CALENDAR

CITY COUNCIL

1.                  Subject:  Minutes

Recommendation: That Council waive the reading and approve the minutes of the adjourned regular meeting of July 24, 2006, and the regular meeting of July 25, 2006.

2.                  Subject:  Santa Barbara Energy Efficiency Partnership Program With Southern California Edison Company (380.01)

Recommendation: That Council:

A.                 Authorize the City Administrator to execute the Agreement to Jointly Deliver the Santa Barbara Energy Efficiency Partnership Program between the City of Santa Barbara (City) and Southern California Edison Company (SCE); and

B.                 Direct staff to participate in the Greater Santa Barbara Energy Efficiency Partnership, designating the City's Public Works Facilities Manager as the Energy Champion.

3.                  Subject:  Contract For Construction Inspection Services For The Cottage Hospital Public Improvements - Offsite Storm Drain Project (530.04)

Recommendation: That Council:

A.                 Authorize the Public Works Director to execute a contract with Penfield & Smith Engineers, Incorporated (Penfield & Smith), in the amount of $91,148 for construction inspection services for the City of Santa Barbara-owned improvements in the Cottage Hospital Public Improvements - Offsite Storm Drain, Water, and Sewer Project; and

B.                 Authorize the Public Works Director to approve expenditures of up to $9,114 for extra services of Penfield & Smith that may result from necessary changes in the scope of work.

4.                  Subject:  Appropriation Of Additional Funds To The Library Department  (230.05)

Recommendation: That Council:

A.                 Appropriate to the Fiscal Year 2006-2007 operating budget of the Library Department $24,000 from the Library Gift Trust for the purpose of staffing for the Adult Literacy Program and computer equipment replacements; and

B.                 Appropriate to the Fiscal Year 2006-2007 operating budget of the Library Department $71,000 from the County Library Reserve Fund for the purpose of online databases, website redesign, and Library programming.

5.                  Subject:  Set A Date For Public Hearing Regarding Appeal Of Planning Commission Approval For 517 Chapala Street (Dept. Head:  PAC)

Recommendation: That Council:

A.                 Set the date of September 26, 2006, at 2:00 p.m. for hearing the appeal filed by Kathryn L. Dole of the Planning Commission approval of an application for property owned by H & R Investments, LP, and located at 517 Chapala Street, Assessor's Parcel Number 037-163-007 & -008, C-2 Commercial Zone, General Plan Designation: General Commerce. The project consists of a lot merger, demolition, and the construction of a three-story, mixed-use development with six residential condominium units and two commercial condominium units.  The discretionary applications required are Modifications, Development Plan Approval, and a Tentative Subdivision Map; and

B.                 Set the date of September 25, 2006, at 1:30 p.m. for a site visit to the property located at 517 Chapala Street.

6.                  Subject:  Adoption Of Ordinance For Lease Agreement With Reggie Drew, Doing Business As Stearns Wharf Bait And Tackle (330.04)

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 Reggie Drew, Doing Business as Stearns Wharf Bait and Tackle, Commencing on August 18, 2006, for the Bait and Tackle Shop Operating at 232 Stearns Wharf at a Monthly Rent of $623 or 10% of Gross Sales, Whichever is Greater.

NOTICES

7.                  The City Clerk has on Thursday, August 3, 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.

8.                  Received a letter of resignation from Sister Cities Board Member George Potter; the vacancy will be part of the next City Advisory Group recruitment.

 

This concludes the Consent Calendar.

REPORT FROM THE FINANCE COMMITTEE

REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY REPORTS

9.                  Subject:  Mental Health Association Project At 617 Garden Street  (660.04)

Recommendation: That the Agency Board approve an increase of $500,000 in Redevelopment Agency Housing Set-Aside funds to the previously approved loan of $4,600,000 to the Mental Health Association in Santa Barbara County for development of an affordable housing project at 617 Garden Street, and authorize the Executive Director to execute a Loan Agreement for $5,100,000 with Mental Health Association in Santa Barbara County and related documents in a form acceptable to Agency Counsel.

CITY COUNCIL ADMINISTRATIVE AND ATTORNEY REPORTS

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

10.             Subject:  Lower Mission Creek Flood Control Project Update (530.03)

Recommendation: That Council hear a status update on the Lower Mission Creek Flood Control Project.

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT

11.             Subject:  Lease And Sublease For Sobering Center At Faulding Hotel (520.04)

Recommendation: That Council authorize the City Administrator to enter into a lease for space at the rear of the Faulding Hotel and to enter into a sublease with Thresholds to Recovery for operation of a Sobering Center in such space, each in a form approved by the City Attorney.

12.             Subject:  Los Portales Project At 535 E. Montecito Street (660.04)

Recommendation: That Council consider several project alternatives and affordability provisions for the Los Portales Project and provide the applicants and Staff with feedback regarding the project.

COUNCIL AND STAFF COMMUNICATIONS

CLOSED SESSIONS

13.             Subject:  Conference With Legal Counsel - Pending Litigation (160.03)

Recommendation: That Council hold a closed session to consider pending litigation pursuant to subsection (a) of section 54956.9 of the Government Code and take appropriate action as needed.  The pending litigation is Homes on Wheels, et al., v. City of Santa Barbara, et al., Santa Barbara Superior Court Case No. 1112384.

            Scheduling:  Duration, 15 minutes; anytime          

            Report:  None anticipated

RECESS

EVENING SESSION

EVENING SESSION

 

RECONVENE

ROLL CALL

PUBLIC COMMENT

CITY COUNCIL ADMINISTRATIVE AND ATTORNEY REPORTS

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT

14.             Subject:  Single Family Design Guidelines And Neighborhood Preservation Ordinance Update Package (640.02)

Recommendation: That Council:

A.                 Consider overall Draft updates to the Single Family Design Guidelines (SFDG), Architectural Board of Review Guidelines, and Neighborhood Preservation Ordinance (NPO);

B.                 Discuss key issues and provide direction on major points; and

C.                Refer the Update Package to the Ordinance Committee, Finance Committee, Citizens Advisory Group Subcommittee, and the Architectural Board of Review (ABR) for consideration as described in Section III of the Council Agenda Report (CAR).

ADJOURNMENT