Nancy Harter

Board President

Marty Blum


Dr. Laura Malakoff


Das Williams

Mayor Pro Tempore

Annette Cordero

Iya G. Falcone

Dr. Robert Noel

Roger L. Horton

Kate Parker

Brian B. Barnwell


Grant House


Helene Schneider



J. Brian Sarvis, Ed.D.


James L. Armstrong

City Administrator




Stephen P. Wiley

City Attorney



Special Joint Meeting of the Board of

Education and Santa Barbara City Council


Friday, January 19, 2007, 1:30 p.m.

Administration Center Board Room

720 Santa Barbara Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101


Public Comments - Public comments on listed agenda items will be taken during the time each item is considered.  Public comments on non-agenda items are taken under a separate agenda heading.  Persons wishing to address the Board and the Council are requested to turn in a “Speaker Card” prior to the agenda item.  Individuals will normally be limited to a maximum of three minutes. If the speaker needs more time, s/he may submit written comments.


Estimated Time – The time at which each item is scheduled is an estimate only.  The Board and Council may consider and act on an agenda item in a different order, or an item may be considered earlier or later than the estimated time. Additionally, discussion of agenda items may be postponed to a future meeting. All persons interested in an item listed on the agenda are advised to be present throughout the meeting to insure that they are present when the item is called.


Reports/Attachments – Copies of the report and any attachments relating to items on this agenda are available for review in the District’s Administration Center Lobby, the Clerk’s Office in City Hall, at the Reference Desk of the Main Library and online at: and


Accessibility – In compliance with the American with Disabilities Act, if you need special assistance to participate in the meeting or need this agenda provided in a disability-related alternative format, please contact the Superintendent’s Office at (805) 963-4331. 



Order of Business:


1.         Call to Order and Roll Call:  1:30 P.M.


2.         Pledge of Allegiance


To be student led.


3.         Spanish Translation/Traducción en Espańol and Headsets for Hearing Impaired


            Translation of today’s meeting in Spanish is available to the public.  Please indicate if you wish translation.  Para la reunión de esta noche hay intérprete disponible para traducción al espańol.  Por favor, indique si desea los servicios de interpretación.


Headsets for hearing impaired are available.  Please indicate if you need a headset.


4.                  Introduction of New School Board Member Kate Parker


Presenter:      Nancy Harter, Board of Education President


5.         Student Recognition


Presenter:      Brian Sarvis, Superintendent


6.         Public Comments


During this time, the Board of Education President and Mayor will acknowledge requests to speak on a topic not on the agenda, but within the subject matter jurisdiction of the Board and City Council.  Persons wishing to address the Board and Council are requested to complete a “Speaker Card” prior to this agenda item.  Comments on regular agenda items are taken at the time the item is considered.


7.         Statement of Purpose for Joint Meeting  Agenda Report


Presenters:   Nancy Harter, Board of Education President

                                    Marty Blum, Mayor


Agenda Items:  Items 8, 9, 10, 11 and 12 are based on written reports.  Presentations will be made on Items 13, 14, 15 and 16.


8.         Joint Use Progress Report


See information in written report prepared by Sarah Clayton, Recreation Program Manager, and David Hetyonk, Director of Facilities and Operations, on behalf of the Joint Use Committee.


9.         Administrative Procedures for Joint Review of Proposed Development and Construction Projects


Refer to Attachment 1 to the written report.


10.       Progress Report in Preparation for the City to Vacate Street Easements on Santa Barbara School Campuses


See information in written report prepared by City Public Works Department Staff.


11.       Report on Status of City Projects


            See written reports prepared by City Staff for information on the following:

·        Safe Routes to Schools - New Traffic Signals and Crosswalks at Intersection of Santa Barbara and Ortega Streets

·        Coronel Street Bikepath Adjacent to McKinley Elementary School Campus

·        Montecito Street Pedestrian Lighting


12.       Report on Status of School District Projects


See written reports prepared by District Staff for information on the following:

·        Santa Barbara High School Mentor-A-Scholar Program

·        Independent Physical Education Program

·        Facilities Master Plan Update


13.       Presentation on Status of School District Projects


Presenter:      David Hetyonk, Director of Facilities and Operations, will present information on the following:

·        Bond Construction Projects

·        Properties Adjacent to Washington Elementary School


14.       Report from the PARC Foundation on the Status of The Armory Project


Presenter:      Bob Patterson, Steering Committee Chair and PARC Foundation Board Member


15.       Report on School District and City Collaboration on Environmental and Sustainability Programs


Presenters:    Nina Johnson, Assistant to the City Administrator, David Hetyonk, Director of Facilities and Operations, and Michael Gonzalez, Director of Compliance.


Refer to Attachment 2: Inventory of Sustainable Community Joint Efforts


16.       Report on Status of School District Options for the Hidden Valley Property


Presenters:    Brian Sarvis, Superintendent, and Pat Saley, Land Use Consultant to the District


17.       Additional Matters for Placement on a Future Agenda


            This is an opportunity for Board and Council Members and the Superintendent and City Administrator to consider other matters of mutual interest for placement on an agenda for a future meeting.


18.       Adjournment of Joint Meeting