(Printable Agenda)

REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING

REGULAR REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY MEETING

NOVEMBER 14, 2006

AGENDA

 

 

 

ORDER OF BUSINESS

 

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

           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

 

 

ORDINANCE COMMITTEE AND FINANCE COMMITTEE MEETINGS

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

ORDINANCE COMMITTEE AGENDAS

1.                  Subject:  Amendments To Recreational Vehicle Parking Restrictions, Addition Of Night Watch Person Exemption, And City Parking Lots For Inclusion In The Safe Parking Program

 

AFTERNOON SESSION

CALL TO ORDER

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

ROLL CALL

CEREMONIAL ITEMS

1.                  Subject:  Proclamation Declaring November 14, 2006, As Family Caregivers Day  (120.06)

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 October 31, 2006.

3.                  Subject:  Adoption Of Ordinance For Lease Agreement With Char West  (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 John K. Williams, Inc., Doing Business as Char West, Commencing on December 14, 2006, at a Rent of $3,466 Per Month or 11.4% of Gross Sales, Whichever is Greater, for a 1,069 Square-Foot Restaurant and Office Space Located at 221 Stearns Wharf.

4.                  Subject:  Adoption Of Ordinance For Lease Agreement With Great Pacific Ice Cream Company  (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 John K. Williams, Inc., Doing Business as Great Pacific Ice Cream Company, Commencing on December 14, 2006, at a Rent of $3,458 Per Month or 15% of Gross Sales, Whichever is Greater, for a 395 Square-Foot Ice Cream Shop Located at 219-A Stearns Wharf.

5.                  Subject:  Revised City Advisory Group Guidelines And Resolutions  (140.02)

Recommendation: That Council:

A.                 Adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Approving the Revised Guidelines for the City of Santa Barbara Advisory Groups and Rescinding Resolution No. 03-001; and

B.                 Adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Establishing the Policy of the City Council Relative to Successive Terms of Members of Advisory Groups and Rescinding Resolution No. 95-106.

6.                  Subject:  Reorganization And Position Changes In The Parks And Recreation Department  (410.06)

Recommendation: That Council 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 Parks and Recreation Department Effective November 14, 2006.

7.                  Subject:  Acceptance Of Grant From First 5 Santa Barbara County  (520.03)

Recommendation: That Council:

A.                 Accept a grant of $28,200 from First 5 Santa Barbara County for child passenger seat installation training; and

B.                 Increase appropriations and estimated revenue in the Fiscal Year 2007 Fire Department Operating Budget in the amount of $28,200.

8.                  Subject:  Contract For Construction For Punta Gorda South Sidewalk And Lighting  (530.04)

Recommendation: That Council:

A.                 Award and authorize the Public Works Director to execute a contract with Lash Construction, Incorportated (Lash), in their low bid amount of $140,689, for construction of the Punta Gorda South Sidewalk and Lighting Project, Bid No. 3483; and

B.                 Authorize the Public Works Director to approve expenditures up to $14,069 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.

REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY

9.                  Subject:  Minutes

Recommendation: That the Redevelopment Agency waive the reading and approve the minutes of the regular meeting of October 3, 2006.

NOTICES

10.             The City Clerk has on Thursday, November 9, 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.

11.             Received a letter of resignation from Downtown Parking Committee member Dale Lauderdale; the vacancy will be part of the next City Advisory Group recruitment.

12.             A City Council site visit is scheduled on Monday, November 20, 2006, at 1:30 p.m. to the property located at 601 East Micheltorena Street, which is the subject of an appeal hearing set for November 21, 2006, at 6:00 p.m.

 

This concludes the Consent Calendar.

REPORT FROM THE ORDINANCE COMMITTEE

REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY REPORTS

13.             Subject:  Contract For Construction Of State Street Sidewalk Improvements Project, Phase IV, 400-500 Blocks, And Phase I Modifications, 1000-1200 Blocks  (530.04)

Recommendation:

A.                 That Council waive minor bid irregularities and award and authorize the Public Works Director to execute a contract with Lash Construction, Incorporated (Lash), in their low bid amount of $2,745,125, for construction of the State Street Sidewalk Improvements Project (Project), Phase IV, 400-500 blocks, and Phase I modifications, and authorize the Public Works Director to approve expenditures up to $275,000 to cover any cost increases that may result from contract change orders for extra work, and differences between estimated bid quantities and actual measured quantities for payment;

B.                 That Council authorize the Public Works Director to execute a contract with Penfield & Smith Engineers (P&S) for $87,000, for engineering design services during construction for the Project's Phase IV (400-500 blocks) and Phase I modifications (1000 - 1200 blocks), and authorize the Public Works Director to approve extra services of up to $8,700 that may result from necessary changes in the scope of work;

C.                That Council authorize the General Services Manager to issue a Purchase Order to Fugro West, Incorporated (Fugro), in the amount of $8,775 for material testing, and authorize the General Services Manager to approve expenditures of up to $900 for extra services of Fugro that may result from necessary changes in the scope of work;

D.                That the Redevelopment Agency (RDA) Board authorize the expenditure of $68,000 for a promotional campaign to be administered by the Downtown Organization, and authorize the General Services Manager to approve expenditures of up to $6,800 for extra services that may result from an extended construction duration; and

E.                 Increase appropriations in the RDA's 2003A Bond Fund by $1,914,296 for the Project, funded from $1,192,074 in unappropriated reserves in the 2003A Bond Fund, and existing appropriations for the same project in the General Capital Improvement Fund ($500,000), and the 2001 Bond Fund ($222,222).

CITY COUNCIL ADMINISTRATIVE AND ATTORNEY REPORTS

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT

14.             Subject:  Tenant Displacement Assistance Ordinance  (640.09)

Recommendation: That Council introduce and subsequently adopt, by reading of title only, An Ordinance of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Amending Title 28 of the Santa Barbara Municipal Code to Add Chapter 28.89, The Tenant Displacement Assistance Ordinance, Concerning Relocation Assistance for Residential Tenants Displaced by Land Use Changes.

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

15.             Subject:  Contract For Professional Services For Preparation Of Americans With Disabilities Act Survey And Transition Plan Report  (530.01)

Recommendation: That Council:

A.                 Authorize the Public Works Director to execute a contract with Gilda Puente-Peters, Architects (GPPA), in the amount of $215,870, for professional services for the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Survey and Transition Plan Report, and approve expenditures up to $43,174 for extra services that may result from necessary changes in the scope of work, for a total of $259,044; and

B.                 Appropriate $166,681 from General Fund Unappropriated Reserve Funds to the Fiscal Year 2007 Public Works Engineering Division budget.

MAYOR AND COUNCIL REPORTS

16.             Subject:  Municipal Election Reform  (110.03)

Recommendation: That the City Council refer the subject of campaign finance reform to the Council Ordinance Committee for the consideration of a possible City "Campaign Finance Disclosure Ordinance" and to determine the advisability of other possible City election reform measures, such as a City "Video Voter" program and the use of an "All Mail-In Ballot" process for City elections.

COUNCIL AND STAFF COMMUNICATIONS

RECESS

EVENING SESSION

EVENING SESSION

 

RECONVENE

ROLL CALL

PUBLIC COMMENT

CITY COUNCIL ADMINISTRATIVE AND ATTORNEY REPORTS

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT

17.             Subject:  Plaza De La Guerra Infrastructure Design Status  (570.05)

Recommendation: That Council review and provide direction to staff regarding the initial Plaza de la Guerra infrastructure design concepts.

ADJOURNMENT

To Monday, November 20, 2006, at 1:30 p.m. for a site visit to the property located at 601 East Micheltorena.  (See Item No. 12)