(Printable Agenda)

REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING

SPECIAL REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY MEETING

FEBRUARY 27, 2007

AGENDA

 

 

 

ORDER OF BUSINESS

 

         12:30 p.m.   -     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

           2:00 p.m.   -     Joint Redevelopment Agency/Metropolitan Transit District Board Meeting

           3:30 p.m.   -     City Advisory Group Interviews (Estimated Time)

           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 AGENDA

1.                  Subject:  Title 3 Municipal Code Updates Pertaining To Personnel

2.                  Subject:  Neighborhood Preservation Ordinance Update-First Review Of Draft Proposed Ordinance Amendments

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

FINANCE COMMITTEE AGENDA

1.                  Subject:  State Workforce Housing Reward Grant Application

2.                  Subject:  January 2007 Investment Report  (See Council Agenda Item No. 2)


AFTERNOON SESSION

 

AFTERNOON SESSION

CALL TO ORDER

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

ROLL CALL

CHANGES TO THE AGENDA

PUBLIC COMMENT

CONSENT CALENDAR

CITY COUNCIL

1.                  Subject:  Minutes

Recommendation: That Council waive the reading and approve the minutes of the regular meeting of February 6, the adjourned regular meeting of February 12, the regular meeting of February 13, and the special meeting of February 15, 2007.

2.                  Subject:  January 2007 Investment Report  (260.02)

Recommendation: That Council accept the January 2007 Investment Report.

3.                  Subject:  Adoption Of Municipal Code Amendment For Increased Flexibility In Solar Energy System Placement  (630.06)

Recommendation: That Council adopt, by reading of title only, An Ordinance of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Amending Sections 28.87.030 and 28.87.062 of the Santa Barbara Municipal Code to Provide Increased Flexibility in the Placement of Solar Energy Systems.

4.                  Subject:  Contract For Construction Of The Sidewalk Infill Project  (530.04)

Recommendation: That  Council:

A.        Authorize the Public Works Director to execute a contract with Cinary Construction Co., Inc. (Cinary), in their low bid amount of $359,098 for construction of the Sidewalk Infill Project, Bid No. 3413; and

B.        Authorize the Public Works Director to approve expenditures up to $50,000 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.

5.                  Subject:  Lauro Dam Seismic Retrofit Agreement Ratification (540.09)

Recommendation: That Council:

A.        Adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Ratifying Federal Contract No. 05-WC-20-2923, Providing for the Repayment of Funds Expended for the Federally Performed Safety of Dams Act Modification Program at Lauro Dam and Reservoir; and

B.        Authorize the Public Works Director to negotiate and execute an allocation agreement among the Cachuma Operation and Maintenance Board (COMB) and its Member Units, providing for the payment of costs associated with said Modification Program to be paid solely by the South Coast Member Units of COMB, with cost shares for such South Coast Member Units to be calculated in accordance with the provisions of the COMB Joint Powers Agreement.

6.                  Subject:  Approval Of Map And Execution Of Agreements For 709 Wentworth Avenue  (640.08)

Recommendation: That Council:

A.        Approve and authorize the City Administrator to record Parcel Map No. 20,741 by the Josephine Bonazzola Family Trust, dated December 30, 2002, for a subdivision located at 709 Wentworth Avenue, Assessor's Parcel Number 037-063-009, finding the 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.

7.                  Subject:  City Of Santa Barbara 2007 Legislative Platform  (160.02)

Recommendation: That Council:

A.        Adopt the proposed City of Santa Barbara 2007 Legislative Platform; and

B.        Authorize the Mayor, her designee in her absence, and staff, acting on behalf of the City of Santa Barbara, to contact state and federal representatives and send letters to advocate positions consistent with the goals of the City's Legislative Platform.

8.                  Subject:  Increase Change Order Authority For Sanitary Sewer Wet Weather Capacity Improvements  (540.13)

Recommendation: That Council authorize an increase in the Public Works Director's authority to approve expenditures for extra work by $195,000 to $442,300, to remove contaminated soil for the Sanitary Sewer Wet Weather Capacity Improvements Project, Contract No. 22,207, Bid No. 3488.

REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY

9.                  Subject:  Minutes

Recommendation: That the Redevelopment Agency waive the reading and approve the minutes of the regular meetings of February 6 and February 13, 2007, and the special meeting of February 15, 2007.

NOTICES

10.             The City Clerk has on Thursday, February 22, 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.

11.             The City Council site visit scheduled for Monday, February 26, 2007, at 1:30 p.m. to the property located at 3408 and 3412 State Street, has been rescheduled for Monday, March 26, 2007, at 1:30 p.m.

12.             The public hearing scheduled for February 27, 2007, at 2:00 p.m. to hear an appeal of the Planning Commission decision for property located at 3408 and 3412 State Street has been rescheduled for March 27, 2007, at 2:00 p.m.

 

This concludes the Consent Calendar.

REPORT FROM THE ORDINANCE COMMITTEE

REPORT FROM THE FINANCE COMMITTEE

JOINT REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY AND METROPOLITAN TRANSIT DISTRICT BOARD MEETING

13.             Subject:  Redevelopment Agency/Metropolitan Transit District Mixed-Use Project Planning Strategy And Feasibility Analysis

Recommendation: That the Redevelopment Agency (RDA) Board and the Santa Barbara Metropolitan Transit District (MTD) Board of Directors receive a presentation on the preliminary conclusions of the RDA/MTD Mixed-Use Project Planning Strategy and Feasibility Analysis.

MAYOR AND COUNCIL REPORTS

14.             Subject:  City Advisory Group Interviews  (140.05)

Recommendation: That Council:

A.        Hold interviews of applicants to the Architectural Board of Review, Harbor Commission and the Measure P Oversight Committee; and

B.        Make appointments to the Architectural Board of Review, Harbor Commission and the Measure P Oversight Committee on March 6, 2007.

            (Estimated Time:  3:30 p.m.)

COUNCIL AND STAFF COMMUNICATIONS

COUNCILMEMBER COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENT REPORTS

RECESS

EVENING SESSION

EVENING SESSION

 

RECONVENE

ROLL CALL

PUBLIC COMMENT

CITY COUNCIL ADMINISTRATIVE AND ATTORNEY REPORTS

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

15.             Subject:  Memorandum Of Understanding For Preliminary Design Work For The Lower Mission Creek Flood Control Project  (530.03)

Recommendation: That Council authorize the Public Works Director to execute the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for the Lower Mission Creek Improvements with the County of Santa Barbara Flood Control District (District) for preliminary design work in an amount not to exceed $38,583.00.

16.             Subject:  Capital Improvement Projects Second Quarter Report For Fiscal Year 2007  (230.01)

Recommendation: That Council receive, for information only, the Capital Improvement Projects Second Quarter Report for Fiscal Year 2007.

            (Continued from February 13, 2007)

17.             Subject:  Project Manager For Developing Solid Waste Conversion Technology For The South Coast  (630.01)

Recommendation: That Council:

A.        Authorize the Public Works Director to work with Santa Barbara County (County) to solicit proposals for an Expert Project Manager to assist with the evaluation and selection of a Municipal Solid Waste Conversion Technology Project; and

B.        Authorize the Public Works Director to draft a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the City and County to structure oversight and determine responsibilities for the City and County on the Conversion Technology Project.

ADJOURNMENT