(Printable Agenda)

REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING

SEPTEMBER 26, 2006

AGENDA

 

 

 

ORDER OF BUSINESS

 

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

           2:00 p.m.   -     City Council Meeting

                          

 

ORDINANCE COMMITTEE AND FINANCE COMMITTEE MEETINGS

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

FINANCE COMMITTEE AGENDA

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

1.                  Subject:  August 2006 Investment Report  (See Agenda Item No. 4)

 

AFTERNOON SESSION

CALL TO ORDER

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

ROLL CALL

CEREMONIAL ITEMS

1.                  Subject:  Proclamation Declaring September 24-30, 2006 As Sea Otter Awareness Week  (120.04)

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 meeting of September 12, 2006.

3.                  Subject:  Adoption Of Ordinance To Require Inspection Of Private Sewer Laterals  (540.13)

Recommendation: That Council 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.

4.                  Subject:  August 2006 Investment Report  (260.02)

Recommendation: That Council accept the August 2006 Investment Report.

5.                  Subject:  Tobacco Prevention Program  (800.07)

Recommendation: That Council:

A.                 Accept a grant from the Santa Barbara County Health Department in the amount of $3,250; and

B.                 Increase estimated revenue in the amount of $3,250 and appropriate the funds to the Fiscal Year 2007 Miscellaneous Grant Fund.

6.                  Subject:  National Incident Management System  (520.02)

Recommendation: That Council adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Adopting the National Incident Management System (NIMS) per Homeland Security Presidential Directive (HSPD)-5.

7.                  Subject:  Contract For Professional Engineering Services For The Los Baños Del Mar Pool Repair  (570.07)

Recommendation: That Council:

A.                 Authorize the General Services Manager to execute a professional services purchase order contract with Rowley International, Incorporated (Rowley), in the amount of $10,250 for construction support services for Phase 1, the concrete repairs in the equipment room at the Los Baños Del Mar Pool; and

B.                 Authorize the General Services Manager to execute a professional services purchase order contract with Rowley in the amount of $27,980 for aquatic engineering design services for Phase 2, the repair of the pool wall gutter at the Los Baños Del Mar Pool.

8.                  Subject:  Purchase Orders For Professional Services For The Underground Utility Assessment District On Ferrelo Road  (530.07)

Recommendation: That Council:

A.                 Receive and file this report as a "Certificate of Sufficiency" that more than 60% of property owners have signed a petition for the proposed Underground Utility Assessment District (UUAD) on a portion of Ferrelo Road;

B.                 Authorize the General Services Manager to issue Purchase Orders to Penfield & Smith (P&S) for Assessment Engineer Services in the amount of $16,000 and for a Survey Map of the proposed Assessment District in the amount of $5,500, respectively;

C.                Authorize the General Services Manager to issue a Purchase Order to Southern California Edison (SCE) for Design Engineering in the amount of $12,000;

D.                Authorize the General Services Manager to issue a Purchase Order to Verizon Communications (Verizon) for Design Engineering in the amount of $2,000;

E.                 Authorize the General Services Manager to issue a Purchase Order to Cox Communications (Cox) for Design Engineering in the amount of $500;

F.                 Authorize the General Services Manager to issue a Purchase Order to Facilities Management Specialists (FMS) for Project Coordination for this and other City UUAD projects in the amount of $90,000; and

G.                Authorize the General Services Manager to issue a Purchase Order to Steve Friesen Utility Consultant (SFUC) for Project Development for this and other City UUAD projects in the amount of $9,500.

9.                  Subject:  Amended Covenant With Sharon And David Landecker To Modify The Kentia Palm Area At 2101 Mountain Avenue  (640.08)

Recommendation: That Council approve and authorize the City Administrator to execute and record an Amended Covenant Prohibiting Development and Improvements between the City of Santa Barbara and Sharon and David Landecker with respect to the Real Property located at 2101 Mountain Avenue, Assessor's Parcel No. 043-280-030, formerly called the Kentia Palm Preserve.

10.             Subject:  Approval Of Final Map And Execution Of Agreements For 826 Bath Street  (640.08)

Recommendation: That Council:

A.                 Approve and authorize the City Administrator to record Final Map No. 20,730 by CFJ Partners, LLC, a California Limited Liability Company, for a subdivision located at 826 Bath Street, Assessor's Parcel No. 037-041-022, 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.

11.             Subject:  Approval Of Final Map And Execution Of Agreements For 222 And 224 West Yanonali Street  (640.08)

Recommendation: That Council:

A.                 Approve and authorize the City Administrator to record Final Map No. 20,734 by Del Mar Development of Santa Barbara, LLC, a California Limited Liability Company, for a subdivision located at 222 and 224 West Yanonali Street, Assessor's Parcel Nos. 033-033-019 and 033-033-020, 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:  Supervisory and Management Market Adjustments

Recommendation: That Council:

A.                 Adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Authorizing Implementation of Salary Increases to Certain Supervisory and Management Classifications Over a Period of Three Fiscal Years; and

B.                 Adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Amending Resolution No. 06-055, the Position and Salary Control Resolution for Fiscal Year 2007, Affecting the Finance and Police Departments.

NOTICES

13.             The City Clerk has on Thursday, September 21, 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.

14.             The public hearing scheduled for September 26, 2006, at 2:00 p.m. to hear an appeal of the Planning Commission's approval for 517 Chapala Street has been cancelled due to withdrawal of the appeal.

 

This concludes the Consent Calendar.

REPORT FROM THE FINANCE COMMITTEE

CITY COUNCIL ADMINISTRATIVE AND ATTORNEY REPORTS

ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES DEPARTMENT

15.             Subject:  Approval Of Benefit Plans Effective January 1, 2007  (430.06)

Recommendation: That Council:

A.                 Approve renewal of the Aetna and Kaiser medical plans;

B.                 Approve the offering of an Aetna High Deductible Health Plan (HDHP) plan with an associated Health Savings Account (HSA) as an additional medical plan offering for optional HSA salary reduction deferrals for use in reimbursement of out-of-pocket medical expenses and/or savings for future retiree medical expenses; 

C.                Approve renewal of the dental, vision, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Flexible Spending Accounts, disability and life insurance plans;

D.                Approve the proposed modification to the Health Care and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts to include a grace period of 2 and ½ months after each plan year to incur and redeem eligible expenses, effective for plan year 2006 for the grace period beginning January 1, 2007;  

E.                 Approve the restated Cafeteria Plan Documents to include provisions for the Health Savings Account as an additional optional benefit, the Flexible Spending Account grace period, and other administrative changes and clarifications; and 

F.                 Authorize the Administrative Services Director to execute any necessary benefit services contracts.

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

16.             Subject:  Grant For Sustainable Landscape Television Series And Update On City's Water Conservation Program  (540.05)

Recommendation: That Council:

A.                 Receive a grant from the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation in the amount of $23,500 for developing and implementing the Sustainable Landscaping Television Series and Website Update;

B.                 Increase the estimated 2006-2007 Water Fund Revenues by $23,500 and appropriate the same to the 2006-2007 Water Fund Operating Budget; and

C.                Receive an update on the City's Water Conservation Program.

17.             Subject:  Report on Flexwork Program  (450.01)

Recommendation: That Council receive a status report on the Flexwork Program.

            (Continued from September 19, 2006)

WATERFRONT DEPARTMENT

18.             Subject:  Clean Marina Certification  (570.03)

Recommendation: That Council receive a staff report on the Clean Marinas California program and certification of Santa Barbara Harbor as a "Clean Marina."

COUNCIL AND STAFF COMMUNICATIONS

CLOSED SESSIONS

19.             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 Danielle Haarh v. City of Santa Barbara, et al., Santa Barbara Superior Court Case No. 1221241.

            Scheduling:  Duration, 15 minutes; anytime          

            Report:  None anticipated

20.             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 Janeways v. City of Santa Barbara, et al., Santa Barbara Superior Court Case Number 01111681.

            Scheduling:  Duration, 15 minutes; anytime          

            Report:  None anticipated

21.             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

                        (Continued from September 19, 2006)

22.             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:  Daniel Secord v. City of Santa Barbara, WCAB, case number GOL Unassigned.

            Scheduling:  Duration, 10 minutes; anytime

            Report:  None anticipated

                        (Continued from September 19, 2006)

23.             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:  Alfred N. Katzenstein v. City of Santa Barbara, WCAB, case number OXN 0129396.

            Scheduling:  Duration, 10 minutes; anytime

            Report:  None anticipated

                        (Continued from September 19, 2006)

ADJOURNMENT