(Printable Agenda)

REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING

REGULAR REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY MEETING

JANUARY 9, 2007

AGENDA

 

 

 

ORDER OF BUSINESS

 

         12:00 p.m.   -     Special Ordinance Committee Meeting, Council Chamber

           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

 

 

ORDINANCE COMMITTEE AND FINANCE COMMITTEE MEETINGS

SPECIAL ORDINANCE COMMITTEE MEETING - 12:00 P.M. IN THE COUNCIL CHAMBER (120.03)

SPECIAL ORDINANCE COMMITTEE AGENDA

1.                  Subject:  Fire Service Promotional Continuous Examinations

2.                  Subject:  Municipal Election Reform

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

FINANCE COMMITTEE MEETING AGENDA

1.                  Subject:  Presentation On Revised Construction Management Program In The Public Works Department

2.                  Subject:  Fiscal Year 2007 Interim Financial Statements For The Five Months Ended November 30, 2006  (See Agenda Item No. 5)


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 January 31, 2007.

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 special meeting of December 11, the regular meeting of December 12, the special meetings of December 18, and the regular meetings of December 19, and December 26, 2006 (cancelled due to lack of a quorum).

3.                  Subject:  Purchase Of One Custom Spartan Fire Engine  (340.08)

Recommendation: That Council find it in the City's best interest to waive the formal bid procedure as authorized by Municipal Code 4.52.080(k), and authorize the General Services Manager to issue a purchase order to Hi-Tech Emergency Vehicle Service, Inc., in the amount of $417,882.52 for the assembly and delivery of one custom Spartan Fire Engine meeting the same specifications as the vehicle assembled and delivered to the Rocklin Fire Department, California.

4.                  Subject:  Acceptance Of Grant From The United States Department Of Homeland Security Assistance To Firefighters Grant Program  (520.02)

Recommendation: That Council:

A.                 Accept a grant for $140,328 from the United States Department of Homeland Security Fiscal Year 2006 Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program; and

B.                 Increase appropriations and estimated revenue in the Fiscal Year 2007 Fire Department Operating Budget in the amount of $140,328.

5.                  Subject:  Fiscal Year 2007 Interim Financial Statements For The Five Months Ended November 30, 2006  (250.02)

Recommendation: That Council accept the Fiscal Year 2007 Interim Financial Statements for the Five Months Ended November 30, 2006.

6.                  Subject:  Adoption Of Ordinance Approving A Lease Agreement With Stearns Wharf, Inc., Doing Business As Old Wharf Trading 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 Stearns Wharf, Inc., Doing Business As Old Wharf Trading Company, Commencing on February 1, 2007, at an Average Rent of $6,716 Per Month, $4.86 Per Square Foot, or 10% of Gross Sales, Whichever is Greater, for a 1,383 Square-Foot Retail Space Located at 217-A Stearns Wharf.

7.                  Subject:  Adoption Of Ordinance Approving A Lease Agreement With Topside  (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 Stearns Wharf, Inc., Doing Business As Topside, Commencing on February 1, 2007, at an Average Rent of $4,963 Per Month, $5.03 Per Square Foot, or 10% of Gross Sales, Whichever is Greater, for a 986 Square-Foot Retail Space Located at 217-D Stearns Wharf.

8.                  Subject:  Adoption Of Ordinance Approving A Lease Agreement With Nature's Own Gallery  (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 Nature's Own Gallery, Inc., Commencing on February 1, 2007, at an Average Rent of $1,906 Per Month, $4.41 Per Square Foot, or 10% of Gross Sales, Whichever is Greater, for a 423 Square-Foot Retail Space Located at 217-C Stearns Wharf.

9.                  Subject:  Adoption Of Ordinance Approving A Lease Agreement With Deep Blue Sea  (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 Jon Marshall and Jim Marshall, Doing Business As Deep Blue Sea, Commencing on February 1, 2007, at an Average Rent of $1,929 Per Month, $4.92 Per Square Foot, or 10% Of Gross Sales, Whichever is Greater, for a 392 Square-Foot Retail Space Located at 219-C Stearns Wharf.

10.             Subject:  Adoption Of Ordinance Approving A Lease Agreement With Mother Stearns Candy  (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 Neil and Judi Bruskin, Doing Business As Mother Stearns Candy Company, Commencing on February 1, 2007, at an Average Rent of $1,976 Per Month, $5.04 Per Square Foot, or 10% of Gross Sales, Whichever is Greater, for a 392 Square-Foot Retail Space Located at 219-B Stearns Wharf.

11.             Subject:  Contract For Construction Of The Water Main Replacement Project, Fiscal Year 2006-2007  (540.06)

Recommendation: That Council:

A.                 Award and authorize the Public Works Director to execute a contract with Tierra Contracting, Inc. (Tierra), waiving a minor bid irregularity, in their low bid amount of $1,471,516 for construction of the Water Main Replacement Project, Fiscal Year 2006-2007, Bid No. 3452;

B.                 Authorize the Public Works Director to approve expenditures up to $148,000 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, Incorporated (Martyn), in the amount of $5,010 for material testing services, and approve expenditures up to $500 for extra services that may result from necessary changes in the scope of work.

12.             Subject:  Contract For Construction Of The Montecito Street Lighting Project, Milpas Street To Soledad Street  (530.04)

Recommendation: That Council:

A.                 Wave minor bid irregularities, award and authorize the Public Works Director to execute a contract with Traffic Signal Maintenance, Incorporated (TSM), in their low bid amount of $80,355 for construction of the Montecito Street Lighting Project, Milpas Street to Soledad Street, and authorize the Public Works Director to approve expenditures up to $12,000 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; and

B.                 Authorize the General Services Manager to issue a Purchase Order to Santa Barbara Electrical Design, Incorporated, in the amount of $6,000 for design services during construction, and $600 for extra services of Santa Barbara Electrical Design, Incorporated, that may result from necessary changes in the scope of work.

13.             Subject:  Contract For A Study Of Pollutant Sources In Lower Mission Creek With The U.S. Department Of The Interior, U.S. Geological Survey  (530.03)

Recommendation: That Council authorize the Public Works Director to execute a contract with the U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), in an amount not to exceed $59,000, for the third and final year of a study to evaluate sources of microbial contamination in Mission Creek and the nearby surf zone.

14.             Subject:  One-Stop Rebate Program Agreement With California Urban Water Conservation Council  (540.05)

Recommendation: That Council approve and authorize the Water Resources Manager to execute the attached contract with California Urban Water Conservation Council to participate in the Statewide One-Stop Rebate Program, and authorize the Water Resources Manager to execute any amendment not to exceed a total up-front contract cost of $45,000.

REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY

15.             Subject:  Minutes

Recommendation: That the Redevelopment Agency Board waive the reading and approve the minutes of the regular meetings of December 5 and December 19, 2006.

16.             Subject:  Revised Professional Services Agreement For The RDA/MTD Mixed-Use Project - Planning Strategy And Feasibility Analysis

Recommendation: That the Redevelopment Agency Board:

A.                 Authorize an increase in an amount not to exceed $13,500 to Redevelopment Agency Agreement No. 458 with Urban Studio for additional costs that may result from changes in the scope of work associated with the RDA/MTD Mixed-Use Project - Planning Strategy and Feasibility Analysis (Analysis);

B.                 Authorize the Executive Director to execute amended Redevelopment Agency Agreement No. 458 with Urban Studio for a total contract amount not to exceed $123,455 for preparation of the Analysis; and

C.                Authorize the Executive Director to accept $20,900 from the Metropolitan Transit District (MTD), for their contribution to the Analysis, and deposit it into the 2003A Bond Account for the RDA/MTD Mixed-Use Project.

NOTICES

17.             The City Clerk has on Thursday, January 4, 2007, 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.             City Advisory Group Recruitment:

Recommendation:

A.                 That the City Clerk's Office will accept applications for vacancies on the Architectural Board of Review, Harbor Commission, and Oversight Committee (Measure P) through Friday, February 2, 2007, at 5:00 p.m.; and

B.                 That the City Council will conduct interviews of applicants for vacancies on the Architectural Board of Review, Harbor Commission, and Oversight Committee on Tuesday, February 27, 2007, at 2:00 p.m.

19.             Received a letter of resignation from Architectural Board of Review Member Bruce Bartlett; the vacancy will be part of the current City Advisory Group recruitment.

20.             Received a letter of resignation from Historic Landmarks Committee Member Vadim Hsu; the vacancy will be part of the next City Advisory Group recruitment.

21.             Received a memorandum advising of the vacancy created on the Franklin Center Advisory Committee with the departure of Member Araceli Villalpando; the vacancy will be part of the next City Advisory Group recruitment.

22.             Cancellation of the regular City Council and Redevelopment Agency meeting of January 16, 2007, due to lack of a quorum.

 

This concludes the Consent Calendar.

REPORT FROM THE ORDINANCE COMMITTEE

REPORT FROM THE FINANCE COMMITTEE

REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY REPORTS

23.             Subject: Request from Councilmembers Horton and Falcone to Grant Additional $500,000 for Granada Theatre Restoration (Dept. Head: PAC; Other Depts.: RDP, SPW; Est. Time: 20 mins.)

Recommendation: That the Redevelopment Agency Board consider a request from Councilmembers Iya Falcone and Roger Horton for an allocation of an additional $500,000 in Agency funding for the Granada, Center for the Performing Arts, Project.

CITY COUNCIL ADMINISTRATIVE AND ATTORNEY REPORTS

CITY ADMINISTRATOR

24.             Subject:  Ordinance For Introduction For New Police Memorandum Of Understanding  (440.02)

Recommendation: That Council:

A.                 Ratify the Memorandum of Understanding between the City and the Santa Barbara Police Officers' Association for the period of July 1, 2006, through December 31, 2009, by introduction and subsequent adoption of, by reading of title only, An Ordinance of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Adopting the Memorandum of Understanding Between the City of Santa Barbara and the Santa Barbara Police Officers' Association;

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 Salaries of Police Sworn, Non-Sworn, and Police Managers;

C.                Introduce and subsequently adopt, by reading of title only, An Ordinance of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Amending Ordinance No. 5356, the Management Salary Plan, for Fiscal Years 2005 through 2008; and

D.                Increase appropriations from General Fund unappropriated reserves by $692,904 in the Fiscal Year 2007 Police Department budget for increased salary and benefit costs.

25.             Subject:  New Police Records Management System  (160.06)

Recommendation: That Council:

A.                 Authorize the Chief of Police to negotiate and execute a contract with Versaterm Software Systems for the acquisition and implementation of an integrated records management and computer aided dispatch software system;

B.                 Appropriate $284,992 from the General Fund unappropriated reserves to the Fiscal Year 2007 Police Department budget to fund a portion of the system's Fiscal Year 2007 capital costs; and

C.                Authorize the General Services Manager to increase the professional services purchase order to Deltawrx by $17,500 to a not-to-exceed amount of $32,500 to conclude their contract design and negotiations with Versaterm.

PUBLIC HEARINGS

26.             Subject:  Appeal Of Planning Commission Approval Of 40 Pine Drive  (640.07)

Recommendation: That Council deny the appeal of Martha Hogan and uphold the Planning Commission's decision to approve the Street Frontage Modifications, Public Street Waiver and Tentative Subdivision Map for the proposed project located at 40 Pine Drive, subject to the revised conditions of approval.

COUNCIL AND STAFF COMMUNICATIONS

CLOSED SESSIONS

27.             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 Ruben Lino v. City of Santa Barbara, et al., SBSC Case Number 1159182.

          Scheduling:  Duration, 15 minutes; anytime

          Report:  None anticipated

28.             Subject:  Conference With Real Property Negotiator  (330.03)

Recommendation: That Council hold a closed session pursuant to the authority of section 54956.8 of the Government Code to consider instructions to City staff and the City Attorney regarding potential lease negotiations with the Sares-Regis  Group for real property located at 6100 Hollister Avenue at the Airport, bounded by Hollister Avenue, Frederic Lopez Road, Francis Botello Road and David Love Place, owned by the City of Santa Barbara (Parcel 22 of the Airport Specific Plan Map, City Parcel Map No. 20,608).  City Negotiators are:  Karen Ramsdell, Airport Director; Paul Casey, Community Development Director; Sarah Knecht, Assistant City Attorney.

          Scheduling:  Duration, 15 minutes; anytime

          Report:  None anticipated

RECESS

EVENING SESSION


EVENING SESSION

 

RECONVENE

ROLL CALL

PUBLIC COMMENT

CITY COUNCIL ADMINISTRATIVE AND ATTORNEY REPORTS

PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT

29.             Subject:  Oak Park Alcohol Rules  (570.05)

Recommendation: That Council designate Oak Park as a park where consumption of alcohol is prohibited except by permit, and adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Permitting the Consumption of Alcohol in Certain City-Owned Public Areas and Repealing Resolution No. 99-120.

ADJOURNMENT