(Printable Agenda)

 

REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING

REGULAR REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY MEETING

February 13, 2007

AGENDA

 

 

 

ORDER OF BUSINESS

 

        12:30 p.m.  -    Finance Committee Meeting, Room 15

          2:00 p.m.  -    City Council Meeting

          2:00 p.m.  -    Redevelopment Agency Meeting

 

 

ORDINANCE COMMITTEE AND FINANCE COMMITTEE MEETINGS

SPECIAL FINANCE COMMITTEE MEETING - 12:30 P.M. IN ROOM 15 (120.03)

FINANCE COMMITTEE AGENDA          

1.                  Subject:  Loan To Habitat For Humanity For Acquisition Of Property Located At 618 San Pascual Street  (See Agenda Item No. 13)

2.                  Subject:  Fiscal Year 2007 Mid-Year Review  (See Agenda Item No. 14)


 

CALL TO ORDER

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

ROLL CALL

CHANGES TO THE AGENDA

PUBLIC COMMENT

COUNCILMEMBER COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENT REPORTS

CONSENT CALENDAR

CITY COUNCIL

1.                  Subject:  Minutes

Recommendation: That Council waive the reading and approve the minutes of the special meeting of January 29, 2007, and the regular meeting of January 30, 2007.

2.                  Subject:  Approve Trash And Recycling Receptacle Vendor For Public Spaces  (630.01)

Recommendation: That Council:

A.        Find it in the City's best interest to waive the formal bid process as authorized by Municipal Code Section 4.52.080(k), and authorize the General Services Manager/Purchasing Agent to issue purchase orders to Forms and Surfaces, Inc. (F&S), to provide recycling and trash containers for installation in public spaces; and

B.        Authorize the General Services Manager/Purchasing Agent to issue purchase orders to F&S for the continued provision of stainless steel outdoor recycling and trash containers, as approved by the Historic Landmarks Commission and Architectural Board of Review for a period of five years, for a total annual amount not to exceed $75,000.

3.                  Subject:  Grant Appropriation For Oak Park Bridge  (570.05)

Recommendation: That Council increase estimated expenditures and revenues by $130,000 in the Fiscal Year 2007 Parks and Recreation Capital Fund for the construction of the Oak Park Bridge.

4.                  Subject:  Contract For Design Of Influent Pumps At El Estero Wastewater Treatment Plant  (540.13)

Recommendation: That Council authorize the Public Works Director to execute a professional services contract with Carollo Engineers (Carollo) for the design of influent pumps at the El Estero Wastewater Treatment Plant in the amount $43,190, and authorize the Public Works Director to approve expenditures up to $5,000 to cover cost increases that may result from contract change orders for extra work.

5.                  Subject:  Set A Date For Public Hearing Regarding Appeal Of Historic Landmarks Commission Preliminary Approval For 1528 State Street

Recommendation: That Council:

A.        Set the date of March 13, 2007, at 2:00 p.m. for hearing the appeal filed by Hannah-Beth Jackson on behalf of 1532 State Street Homeowners Association of the Historic Landmarks Commission preliminary approval of an application for property owned by Afra Guity and located at 1528 State Street, Assessor's Parcel Number 027-232-012, C-2 Commercial Zone, General Plan Designation:  General Commerce and Offices.  The project proposes demolition of existing commercial space, and construction of new commercial space and three new residential condominium units; and

B.        Set the date of March 12, 2007, at 1:30 p.m. for a site visit to the property located at 1528 State Street.

6.                  Subject:  Set A Date For Public Hearing Regarding Appeal Of Planning Commission Approval For 1776 Eucalyptus Hill Road

Recommendation: That Council:

A.        Set the date of March 20, 2007, at 2:00 p.m. for hearing the appeal filed by John Manning of the Planning Commission approval of an application for property owned by Eucalyptus Modern, LLC, and located at 1776 Eucalyptus Hill Road, Assessor's Parcel Number 015-161-054, A-2 One-Family Residence Zone, General Plan Designation:  Residential, 2 Units per Acre.  The project proposes the subdivision of one parcel into two lots, and the discretionary applications required ara a Tentative Subdivision Map and Neighborhood Preservation Ordinance Findings; and

B.        Set the date of March 19, 2007, at 1:30 p.m. for a site visit to the property located at 1776 Eucalyptus Hill Road.

7.                  Subject:  Set A Date For Public Hearing Regarding Appeal Of Planning Commission Approval For 1443 San Miguel Avenue

Recommendation: That Council:

A.        Set the date of April 10, 2007, at 2:00 p.m. for hearing the appeal filed by Doris Blethrow and Shaun Rai, property owners representing themselves and adjacent neighbors, of the Planning Commission's Approval of an application for property owned by Kevin and Jill Dumain and located at 1443 San Miguel Avenue, Assessor's Parcel Number 045-132-033, E-3/SD-3 Single-Family/Coastal Overlay Zone, General Plan Designation:  Residential, Five Units Per Acre. The project proposes demolishing an existing 413 square-foot residence and 85 square-foot storage shed and constructing a new 2,356 square-foot three-story residence with an attached 461 square-foot two-car garage; and

B.        Set the date of April 9, 2007, at 1:30 p.m. for a site visit to the property located at 1443 San Miguel Avenue.

REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY

8.                  Subject:  Minutes

Recommendation: That the Redevelopment Agency waive the reading and approve the minutes of the special meeting of January 30, 2007.

NOTICES

9.                  The City Clerk has on Thursday, February 8, 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.

10.             Received a communication advising of the resignation of Rental Housing Mediation Task Force Member Russell Boggie; the vacancy will be part of the next City Advisory Group recruitment.

11.             The public hearing scheduled for February 13, 2007, at 2:00 p.m. to consider the sale of a Redevelopment Agency owned moderate income affordable three-bedroom condominium located at 3738 Greggory Way #4, has been continued to March 6, 2007, at 2:00 p.m.

12.             Cancellation of the regular City Council and Redevelopment Agency meeting of February 20, 2007, due to lack of a quorum.

 

This concludes the Consent Calendar.

REPORT FROM THE FINANCE COMMITTEE

REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY REPORTS

13.             Subject:  Loan To Habitat For Humanity For Acquisition Of Property Located At 618 San Pascual Street

Recommendation: That the Redevelopment Agency Board:

A.        Award Habitat for Humanity $400,000 in State Housing Enabled by Local Partnership Program (HELP) funds in the form of a deferred loan for acquisition of the property located at 618 San Pascual Street for future development of affordable housing; and

B.        Authorize the Executive Director to execute a loan agreement and related documents in a form approved by Agency Counsel.

CITY COUNCIL ADMINISTRATIVE AND ATTORNEY REPORTS

FINANCE DEPARTMENT

14.             Subject:  Fiscal Year 2007 Mid-Year Review  (230.04)

Recommendation: That Council:

A.        Hear a report from staff on the status of revenues and expenditures in relation to budget as of December 31, 2006;

B.        Accept the Fiscal Year 2007 Interim Financial Statements for the Six Months Ended December 31, 2006; and

C.        Approve the adjustments to appropriations and estimated revenues as shown in the attached Schedule of Recommended Mid-Year Budget Adjustments.

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT

15.             Subject:  Introduction Of Municipal Code Amendment For Increased Flexibility In The Placement Of Solar Energy Systems  (630.06)

Recommendation: That Council introduce and subsequently 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.

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

16.             Subject:  Agreements For Highway 101 Project From Milpas Street To Hot Springs Road And Cabrillo Boulevard  (670.07)

Recommendation: That Council:

A.        Adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara, Authorizing the City Administrator, Subject to Review and Approval by the City Attorney, to Approve the Freeway Agreement with the State of California, Acting by and Through the Department of Transportation, Relating to the Highway 101 Operational Improvements Project Between the Milpas Street and Hot Springs Road and Cabrillo Boulevard Interchanges, Pursuant to Coastal Development Permit Approved by Resolution No. 059-04 of the Planning Commission, Adopted on December 16, 2004;

B.        Authorize the City Administrator and the Public Works Director, Subject to Review and Approval by the City Attorney, to Subsequently Negotiate Other Required Highway 101 Project Related Agreements with the State of California, as may become necessary, including but not limited to a Freeway Maintenance Agreement, a Property Exchange Agreement, a Construction Cooperative Agreement, and a Utility Relocation Agreement, Subject to Final Review and Approval by the Council of the City of Santa Barbara; and

C.        Receive a report from staff on the current status and the tentative schedule of the Highway 101 Operational Improvements Project anticipated by Caltrans.

17.             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.

MAYOR AND COUNCIL REPORTS

18.             Subject:  Request From Board Members Horton And House For $500,000 Acquisition Bridge Loan To Santa Barbara Trust For Historic Preservation

Recommendation: That the Redevelopment Agency Board consider a request from Board Members Roger Horton and Grant House to approve a $500,000 Acquisition Bridge Loan to the Santa Barbara Trust for Historic Preservation for purchase of 126 East Canon Perdido Street.

PUBLIC HEARINGS

19.             Subject:  Appeal Of Planning Commission Approval For 1575 La Vista Del Oceano Drive  (640.07)

Recommendation: That Council deny the appeal of Matthew Edwards, and uphold the Planning Commission's decision to approve the Modifications for the proposed new residence at 1575 La Vista del Oceano Drive, making the findings in the Council Agenda Report and subject to the Conditions of Approval in Planning Commission Resolution 055-06.

COUNCIL AND STAFF COMMUNICATIONS

CLOSED SESSIONS

20.             Subject:  Conference With Legal Counsel - Pending Litigation  (160.03)

 

Recommendation: That Council hold a closed session to consider litigation pursuant to subsection (a) of section 54956.9 of the Government Code and take appropriate action as needed.  The litigation is Michael Tocher, vs. City Of Santa Barbara, et al., U.S. District Court Case Number CV 05-7050 CAS (SSx).

            Scheduling:  Duration, 15 minutes; anytime

            Report:  None anticipated.

21.             Subject:  Public Employee Performance Evaluation - City Administrator  (170.01)

 

Recommendation: That Council hold a closed session for a Public Employee Performance Evaluation per Government Code Section 54957.  Title:  City Administrator.

            Scheduling:  Duration, 60 minutes; anytime

            Report:  None anticipated

22.             Subject:  Public Employee Performance Evaluation - City Attorney  (160.01)

 

Recommendation: That Council hold a closed session for a Public Employee Performance Evaluation per Government Code Section 54957.  Title:  City Attorney.

            Scheduling:  Duration, 60 minutes; anytime

            Report:  None anticipated

ADJOURNMENT