(Printable Agenda)

REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING

REGULAR REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY MEETING

DECEMBER 5, 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.   -     City Advisory Group Interviews

 

 

ORDINANCE COMMITTEE AND FINANCE COMMITTEE MEETINGS

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

FINANCE COMMITTEE AGENDA

1.                  Subject:  Contaminated Soil Remediation At 21 East Anapamu Street And Casas Las Granadas Sitework  (See Agenda Item No. 21)

2.                  Subject:  Fiscal Year 2007 Interim Financial Statements For The Four Months Ended October 31, 2006  (See Agenda Item No. 6)

3.                  Subject:  Redevelopment Agency Fiscal Year 2007 Interim Financial Statements For The Three Months Ended September 30, 2006  (See Agenda Item No. 15)

4.                  Subject:  Redevelopment Agency Fiscal Year 2007 Interim Financial Statements For The Four Months Ended October 31, 2006  (See Agenda Item No. 16)

 

AFTERNOON SESSION

 

AFTERNOON 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 December 31, 2006.

2.                  Subject:  Award For El Carrillo Homeless Housing Project From National Association Of Local Housing Finance Agencies  (660.04)

Recommendation: That Council accept the 2006 Meritorious Achievement Award from the National Association of Local Housing Finance Agencies for the El Carrillo Homeless Housing Project.

CHANGES TO THE AGENDA

PUBLIC COMMENT

COUNCILMEMBER COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENT REPORTS

CONSENT CALENDAR

CITY COUNCIL

3.                  Subject:  Minutes

Recommendation: That Council waive the reading and approve the minutes of the regular meeting of November 14, 2006.

4.                  Subject:  Contract For Development And Implementation Of A Preventive Maintenance/Asset Management Program For Wastewater System Capital Equipment (540.13)

Recommendation: That Council:

A.                 Authorize the Public Works Director to execute a contract with Linjer, Inc. (Linjer), in an amount not to exceed $206,400, for the development and implemention of a comprehensive Preventive Maintenance/Asset Management Program for the Wastewater System Capital Equipment approach to maximize utilization of the Wastewater Fund's capital assets valued at $73,700,000; and

B.                 Authorize the Public Works Director to approve extra services of Linjer that may result from necessary changes in the scope of work at a total amount not to exceed $20,000.

5.                  Subject:  Agreement For Operation Of Bicycle Station  (670.08)

Recommendation: That Council authorize the Public Works Director to execute an agreement with the Bikestation® Coalition to operate the bicycle station in the Granada Garage for up to five years, at $25,000 per year, plus an initial Capital Budget expenditure of $85,234.

6.                  Subject:  Fiscal Year 2007 Interim Financial Statements For The Four Months Ended October 31, 2006  (250.02)

Recommendation: That Council accept the Fiscal Year 2007 Interim Financial Statements for the Four Months Ended October 31, 2006.

7.                  Subject:  Adoption Of Ordinance For Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital Foundation Workforce Housing Project  (700.09)

Recommendation: That Council adopt, by reading of title only, An Ordinance of the Council of the City Of Santa Barbara Amending Chapter 28.12 (Zone Map) of Title 28 of the Municipal Code Pertaining to Adjustment of the C-O/R-2 Zone Line for Assessor's Parcel Nos. 027-270-016, -017, -018, -019 and -030 to Follow the Proposed Property Lines for the R-2 Parcels.

8.                  Subject:  Lease Agreement With The Chandlery On The Breakwater, Incorporated  (330.04)

Recommendation: That Council approve a five-year lease with The Chandlery on the Breakwater, Inc., for 734 square feet of second-floor office space at 132-B Harbor Way, at a monthly rent of $2.50 per square foot for a total of $1,835, subject to annual CPI increases.

9.                  Subject:  Contract For Wetland Restoration Biological Monitoring And Reporting  (560.04)

Recommendation: That Council authorize the Airport Director to execute a contract with URS Corporation (URS), in an amount not to exceed $211,748.30 for services associated with wetland restoration project mitigation maintenance and monitoring, and authorize the Airport Director to approve expenditures up to $21,175 for extra services that may result from necessary changes in the scope of work.

10.             Subject:  Notice Of Completion For The Arroyo Burro Estuary Restoration Project - Civil Contract, Bid. No. 3399B  (540.14)

Recommendation: That Council accept the work completed by Peter Lapidus Construction, Incorporated (Lapidus), Contract No. 22,045, for the Arroyo Burro Estuary Restoration Project - Civil Contract, Bid No. 3399B, in the final contract amount of $620,433.81, including approved changes, and approve filing of a Notice of Completion.

11.             Subject:  Approval Of Map And Execution Of Agreement For 15 East Islay Street  (640.08)

Recommendation: That Council:

A.                 Approve and authorize the City Administrator to record Final Map No. 20,735 by Lloyd George Tupper as Trustee of the "Lloyd G. Tupper Trust" dated August 11, 1998, as to an undivided 50% interest; and Craig A. Chu and Christina Lee as Trustees of the "Craig A. Chu and Christina Lee 1993 Revocable Living Trust" dated May 22, 1993 and Gayson Jay Sun Yau Chee as Trustee of the "Chee Family Trust" dated December 19, 1998, as tenants in common to an undivided 50% interest; all as tenants in common, and find the Final Map in conformance with the General Plan for the City of Santa Barbara (City); and

B.                 Approve and authorize the City Administrator to execute and record an Agreement Relating to Subdivision Map Conditions Imposed on Real Property.

12.             Subject:  Guidelines For The Use Of City Sidewalks For Commercial Sales By Licensed Businesses  (520.04)

Recommendation: That Council adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Approving Sidewalk Sales Guidelines as Authorized by Santa Barbara Municipal Code (SBMC) Chapter 9.48.

13.             Subject:  Set A Date For Public Hearing Regarding Planning Commission Approval For 3408 & 3412 State Street

Recommendation: That Council:

A.                 Set the date of January 23, 2007, at 2:00 p.m. for hearing the appeal filed by David Tabor, Agent for Robert D. and Deborah D. Hart of the Planning Commission decision granting the appeal of James Kahan for property located at 3408 & 3412 State Street, Assessor's Parcel No. 053-322-009, C-2/SD-2, Commercial and Upper State Street Area Overlay Zones, General Plan Designation: General Commerce.  The project proposes the conversion of an existing two-story, mixed-use building into five condominium units, and the discretionary applications required are Modifications, a Tentative Subdivision Map, and a Condominium Conversion Permit; and

B.                 Set the date of January 22, 2007, at 1:30 p.m. for a site visit to the property located at 3408 & 3412 State Street.

REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY

14.             Subject:  Minutes

Recommendation: That the Redevelopment Agency Board waive the reading and approve the minutes of the regular meeting of November 14, 2006.

15.             Subject:  Redevelopment Agency Fiscal Year 2007 Interim Financial Statements For The Three Months Ended September 30, 2006

Recommendation: That the Redevelopment Agency Board accept the Redevelopment Agency Fiscal Year 2007 Interim Financial Statements for the Three Months Ended September 30, 2006.

16.             Subject:  Redevelopment Agency Fiscal Year 2007 Interim Financial Statements For The Four Months Ended October 31, 2006

Recommendation: That the Redevelopment Agency Board accept the Redevelopment Agency Fiscal Year 2007 Interim Financial Statements for the Four Months Ended October 31, 2006.

NOTICES

17.             The City Clerk has on Thursday, November 30, 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.

18.             A City Council site visit originally scheduled for Monday, December 11, 2006, at 1:30 p.m. to the property located at 210 Meigs Road, has been postponed indefinitely.

19.             The public hearing scheduled for December 5, 2006, at 2:00 p.m. to hear an appeal of the Planning Commission approval with conditions for 40 Pine Drive has been rescheduled for January 9, 2007, at 2:00 p.m.

 

This concludes the Consent Calendar.

REPORT FROM THE FINANCE COMMITTEE

REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY REPORTS

20.             Subject:  Redevelopment Agency 2006 Annual Report  (620.01)

Recommendation: That the Council and Redevelopment Agency Board:

A.                 Receive, accept, and approve the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for the Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 2006, consisting of the Auditor's Opinion and Financial Statements, and the Auditor's Compliance Report; and

B.                 Review and approve the Annual Report for the Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 2006, and direct staff to submit copies of the Annual Report to the California State Controller's Office.

21.             Subject:  Contaminated Soil Remediation At 21 East Anapamu Street And Casas Las Granadas Sitework  (610.04)

Recommendation:

A.                 That the Agency Board approve reimbursement to Peoples' Self-Help Housing Corporation in an amount not to exceed $217,100 for the remediation of contaminated soil located at 21 East Anapamu, the site of the Casas Las Granadas affordable housing project, and authorize the Deputy Director to execute a reimbursement agreement in a form acceptable to Agency Counsel;

B.                 That the Agency Board approve and authorize the General Services Manager to execute a purchase order contract with Padre and Associates, Inc., in the amount of $25,400 for testing, reporting and oversight of the contaminated soil removal, and authorize the General Services Manager to approve expenditures up to $4,600 to cover cost increases that may result from additional work;

C.                That the Agency Board approve a contract with Peikert Group Architects Limited Liability Partnership in the amount of $46,000 for design and architectural administration services for site improvements adjacent to the Casas Las Granadas affordable housing project, including the open space at 21 East Anapamu Street and sidewalk, and the relocation and replacement of nearby air conditioning equipment serving the building located at 1201 Anacapa Street, and authorize the Deputy Director to execute a Professional Design Services Contract in a form acceptable to Agency Counsel and to approve expenditures of up to $4,600 to cover cost increases that may result from additional work;

D.                That the Agency Board approve reimbursement to Peoples' Self-Help Housing Corporation in an amount not to exceed $300,000 for the site improvements adjacent to the Casas Las Granadas affordable housing project, including the relocation and replacement of nearby air conditioning equipment serving the building located at 1201 Anacapa Street and improvements to the adjacent open space, and authorize the Deputy Director to execute a reimbursement agreement in a form acceptable to Agency Counsel;

E.                 That the Agency Board allocate $217,100 from an existing appropriation in the Agency's General Capital Fund Housing Contingency Account for the soil remediation work, appropriate $80,600 from Agency Professional Services Account for the soil removal testing and oversight services and the design and architectural services, and appropriate $150,000 from the Agency Projects Contingency Account for the site improvements and air conditioning equipment relocation and replacement; and

F.                 That Council approve reimbursement to Peoples' Self-Help Housing Corporation in the amount of $49,000 for replacement of the sidewalk across from the Library on East Anapamu Street between the new mid-block crosswalk and Anacapa Street, authorize the City Administrator to execute a reimbursement agreement in a form acceptable to the City Attorney, and allocate $49,000 from the Downtown Parking Program.

CITY COUNCIL ADMINISTRATIVE AND ATTORNEY REPORTS

CITY ADMINISTRATOR

22.             Subject:  Cancellation Of Certain Council Meetings In 2007  (120.09)

Recommendation: That Council find that there will not be a quorum of Council on the following dates: January 16, February 20, May 29, July 3, August 28, September 4, November 27, December 25, 2007, and January 1, 2008.

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT

23.             Subject:  Solar Design Guidelines And Recognition Program  (630.06)

Recommendation: That Council:

A.                 Adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara to Adopt the Solar Energy System and Passive Solar Design Guidelines and Solar Recognition Program; and

B.                 Provide direction to staff regarding the initiation of a Zoning Ordinance Amendment to facilitate the installation of solar panel systems.

COUNCIL AND STAFF COMMUNICATIONS

CLOSED SESSIONS

24.             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.  Pending litigation considered is: Katrina Chase v. City of Santa Barbara, WCAB case number GOL 003280.

Scheduling:  Duration, 10 minutes; anytime

Report:  None anticipated

25.             Subject:  Conference With Legal Counsel - Anticipated Litigation  (160.03)

Recommendation: That Council hold a closed session to consider anticipated litigation pursuant to subsection (c) of section 54956.9 of the Government Code and take appropriate action as needed. One potential case.

Scheduling:  Duration, 15 minutes; anytime

Report:  None anticipated

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

Recommendation: That Council hold a closed session to consider litigation pursuant to subsection (a) of section 54956.9 of the Government Code and take appropriate action as needed.  The litigation is Matthew Barrall vs. City of Santa Barbara, Civil Service Commission of the City, et al., Santa Barbara Superior Court Case Number 1241934.

Scheduling:  Duration, 10 minutes; anytime          

Report:  None anticipated

RECESS

EVENING SESSION


EVENING SESSION

 

RECONVENE

ROLL CALL

PUBLIC COMMENT

MAYOR AND COUNCIL REPORTS

27.             Subject:  City Advisory Group Interviews  (140.05)

Recommendation: That Council hold interviews of applicants to various City Advisory Groups.

ADJOURNMENT