(Printable Agenda)

REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING

SPECIAL REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY MEETING

MAY 22, 2007

AGENDA

 

 

ORDER OF BUSINESS

 

         11:00 a.m.   -     Special Finance Committee Meeting, Room 15

         12:00 p.m.   -     Special 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

SPECIAL FINANCE COMMITTEE MEETING - 11:00 A.M. IN ROOM 15 (120.03)

SPECIAL FINANCE COMMITTEE AGENDA   

1.                  Subject:  April 2007 Investment Report  (See Agenda Item No. 16)

2.                  Subject:  Fiscal Year 2008 Budget Review - Community Development Fees And Staffing Levels, Parking Citations And Youth Programs / Youth Violence  (Dept. Head:  RDP)

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

SPECIAL ORDINANCE COMMITTEE AGENDA

1.                  Subject:  Proposed Dance Permit Ordinance Revisions

 

AFTERNOON SESSION

 

AFTERNOON SESSION

CALL TO ORDER

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

ROLL CALL

CEREMONIAL ITEMS

1.                  Subject:  Proclamation Declaring May 19-25, 2007, As Safe Boating Week  (120.04)

2.                  Subject:  Proclamation Declaring May 20-26, 2007, As Public Works Week  (120.04)

CHANGES TO THE AGENDA

PUBLIC COMMENT

CONSENT CALENDAR

CITY COUNCIL

3.                  Subject:  Minutes

Recommendation:  That Council waive the reading and approve the minutes of the special meetings of May 3 and May 7, 2007, the regular meeting of May 8, 2007, and the special meeting of May 10, 2007.

 

4.                  Subject:  Contract For Street Tree And Park Tree Inventory To West Coast Arborists, Inc., As Sole Source Vendor  (570.05)

Recommendation:  That Council:

A.        Find it in the best interest of the City to waive competitive bidding pursuant to Municipal Code section 4.52.080(k);

B.        Authorize the General Services Manager to issue a purchase order to West Coast Arborists, Inc., to perform a street tree and park tree inventory in the City of Santa Barbara for $62,100; and

C.        Authorize the General Services Manager to increase the purchase order by 10%, or $6,210, if additional funds are needed to complete the tree inventory.

5.                  Subject:  Renewal Of Levy For Fiscal Year 2007-2008 And Increase In Levy By Consumer Price Index For The Wildland Fire Suppression Assessment District  (290.00)

Recommendation:  That Council adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Declaring its Intention to Renew the Wildland Fire Suppression Assessment District Within the Foothill and Extreme Foothill Zones; Declaring the Work to be of More Than General or Ordinary Benefit and Describing the District to be Assessed to Pay the Costs and Expenses Thereof; Preliminarily Approving the Updated Engineer's Report; Stating Intention to Levy Assessments for Fiscal Year 2007-2008; and Establishing a Time of 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, June 19, 2007, in the City Council Chambers for a Public Hearing on the Wildland Fire Suppression Assessment District.

 

6.                  Subject:  Reinstatement Of July 3 And Cancellation Of July 10 Council Meetings  (120.09)

Recommendation:  That Council reinstate the July 3, 2007, Council Meeting and cancel the July 10, 2007, Council Meeting.

 

7.                  Subject:  Acceptance Of 1009 Del Sol Avenue Street Easement Deed  (330.03)

Recommendation:  That Council adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Accepting a Street Easement at 1009 Del Sol Avenue, Santa Barbara County Assessor's Parcel No. 045-074-001.

 

8.                  Subject:  Agreement For Air Service Development With Transystems/Cambell-Hill  (560.01)

Recommendation:  That Council approve and authorize the Airport Director, subject to approval by the City Attorney, to execute a Professional Services Contract with TranSystems/Cambell-Hill for air service development, in an amount not to exceed $115,500.

 

9.                  Subject:  Contract For Evaluation Of Influent Screening Alternatives For The 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) in the amount of $36,858, and authorize the Public Works Director to approve expenditures up to $3,700 to cover cost increases that may result from contract change orders for extra work.

 

10.             Subject:  Used Oil Recycling Block Grant Application - Thirteenth Cycle  (630.01)

Recommendation:  That Council:

A.        Adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Authorizing the Water Resources Manager to Submit an Application to the State of California Integrated Waste Management Board for Fiscal Year 2008 Used Oil Recycling Block Grant - Thirteenth Cycle, in the Amount of $23,549;

B.        If the grant is funded, accept the Used Oil Recycling Block Grant - Thirteenth Cycle, in the amount of $23,549, for Fiscal Year 2008;

C.        Authorize the City General Services Manager to issue a Purchase Order in the amount of $23,549 to the Community Environmental Council (CEC) for the development of educational and promotional activities; and

D.        Increase Fiscal Year 2008 Miscellaneous Grants Fund estimated revenue and appropriations by $23,549, for the Used Oil Recycling Block Grant.

11.             Subject:  Authorization Of Professional Services Agreement With Flowers And Associates To Provide Transportation Engineering Services  (530.05)

Recommendation:  That Council:

A.        Authorize the Public Works Director to execute an agreement, in an amount not to exceed $40,000, with Flowers and Associates, for professional services to provide Transportation Engineering services on an interim basis until the position of Supervising Traffic Engineer is filled; and

B.        Authorize the Public Works Director to approve extra services of Flowers and Associates in an amount not to exceed $6,720.

12.             Subject:  Contracts For Design Of The Consolidated Rental Car Facility  (560.04)

Recommendation:  That Council:

A.        Authorize the Public Works Director to execute a contract with Pierce Goodwin Alexander & Linville (PGAL) in the amount of $400,389 for design services associated with the Santa Barbara Airport Consolidated Rental Car Project (SBACRCP), and approve expenditures up to $28,027 for extra services that may result from necessary changes in the scope of work; and

B.        Authorize the Public Works Director to execute a contract with Padre Associates (Padre) in the amount of $35,000 for environmental support services associated with the SBACRCP, and approve expenditures up to $3,500 for extra services that may result from necessary changes in the scope of work.

13.             Subject:  State Of California Office Of Traffic Safety Grant  (520.04)

Recommendation:  That Council:

A.        Accept an additional $24,791 from the State of California Office of Traffic Safety for the California Seat Belt Compliance Campaign and authorize the Chief of Police to execute the grant agreement; and

B.        Appropriate the additional grant allocation of $24,791 to the Miscellaneous Grant Fund.

14.             Subject:  Parking And Business Improvement Area Annual Assessment Report 2008 - Intention To Levy  (550.10)

Recommendation:  That Council:

A.        Approve the Parking and Business Improvement Area (PBIA) Annual Assessment Report 2008; and

B.        Adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Declaring Council's Intention to Levy Parking and Business Improvement Area Assessment Rates for the 2008 Fiscal Year, at a Public Hearing to be Held on June 5, 2007, at 2:00 p.m.

15.             Subject:  Contract For Construction Of Area B Pavement Preparation Project  (530.04)

Recommendation:  That Council:

A.        Award and authorize the Public Works Director to execute a contract with Lash Construction (Lash) in their low bid amount of $478,902 for construction of the Area B Pavement Preparation Project, Bid No. 3499; and

B.        Authorize the Public Works Director to approve expenditures up to $47,890 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.

16.             Subject:  April 2007 Investment Report  (260.02)

Recommendation:  That Council accept the April 2007 Investment Report.

 

17.             Subject:  Freeway Maintenance Agreement For The Mission Street Bikeway Project  (530.04)

Recommendation:  That Council approve and authorize the Public Works Director to sign a Freeway Maintenance Agreement (Agreement) between the City of Santa Barbara and Caltrans for the Mission Street Bikeway Project.

 

18.             Subject:  Notice Of Completion For The Sanitary Sewer Wet Weather Capacity Improvements Project  (540.13)

Recommendation:  That Council accept the work completed by Whitaker Contractors, Inc. (Whitaker), Contract No. 22,207, for the Sanitary Sewer Wet Weather Capacity Improvements Project, Bid No. 3488, located on the 300-500 blocks of Quarantina Street and the 400-600 blocks of Montecito Street, in the final contract amount of $2,915,173, including approved changes, and approve filing of a Notice of Completion.

 

19.             Subject:  Adoption Of Ordinance For Lease Of City Attorney's Office Space At 740 State Street  (160.01)

Recommendation:  That Council adopt, by reading of title only, An Ordinance of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Authorizing the City Attorney to Execute Amendment No. 2 to Agreement No. 16,332 with BDC Management, as Agents for the Owners, to Extend the Term of Lease for the City Attorney's Office at 740 State Street, Suite 201, Commencing in August 2007, and Ending in August 2012.

 

20.             Subject:  Amendment To Agreement With The County Of Santa Barbara For Westside Storm Water Control Project  (530.04)

Recommendation:  That Council authorize the City Administrator to execute Amendment No. 3 to Agreement No. 17,697 for the Westside Storm Water Control Project.

 

21.             Subject:  Purchase Of Three Self Check-Out Systems For The Central Library  (330.05)

Recommendation:  That Council:

A.        Find it in the City's best interest to waive the formal bid process, as authorized by Municipal Code 4.52.080 (k), and authorize the General Services Manager to issue a purchase order to Checkpoint System for three Electromagnetic Self Check-Out Systems, in an amount not to exceed $55,500; and

B.        Appropriate $40,000 from the Miscellaneous Library Trust Account to the Fiscal Year 2007 Library Department operating budget for the purchase of self check-out systems for the Central Library.

REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY

22.             Subject:  Minutes

Recommendation:  That the Redevelopment Agency Board waive the reading and approve the minutes of the regular meeting of May 8, 2007.

 

NOTICES

23.             The City Clerk has on Thursday, May 17, 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.

24.             Cancellation of the regular City Council meeting of May 29, 2007, due to lack of a quorum.

25.             Received letters of resignation from Lower Westside Community Center Advisory Committee Member Andrea Padilla and Community Development & Human Services Committee Member Lorraine Cruz Carpenter; the vacancies will be part of the current City Advisory Group recruitment.

 

This concludes the Consent Calendar.

REPORT FROM THE FINANCE COMMITTEE

REPORT FROM THE ORDINANCE COMMITTEE

REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY REPORTS

26.             Subject:  Santa Barbara Railroad Station Historic Railcar

Recommendation:  That the Redevelopment Agency Board:

A.        Increase appropriations in the RDA's 2003A Bond Fund Historic Rail Car Account by $364,500 for the Project, funded from $364,500 in the RDA's General Capital Project Contingency Account of which $288,279 would be reimbursed to the Agency from CALTRANS TEA Funds;

B.        Authorize the Deputy Director to execute a professional services and purchase agreement, with Fillmore & Western Railway Company (Fillmore & Western), in a form acceptable to Agency Counsel and in an amount not to exceed $295,000, for restoration, transport and sale of the circa 1929 Southern Pacific Business Car Santa Barbara; and

C.        Authorize the Deputy Director to approve expenditures of up to $29,500 to cover any cost increases that may result from contract change orders for extra work.

CITY COUNCIL ADMINISTRATIVE AND ATTORNEY REPORTS

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

27.             Subject:  Status Report On Underground Utility Assessment Districts (UUAD) And Adopt A Resolution Confirming Initiation Of UUAD Ferrelo Road (530.07)

Recommendation:  That Council:

A.        Receive an update and status report of Underground Utility Assessment Districts; and

B.        Adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Initiating Proceedings for the Formation of an Underground Utility Assessment District (UUAD) for the 1200 block of Ferrelo Road.

28.             Subject:  Purchase Orders For Professional Services To Initiate The Underground Utility Assessment District On Eucalyptus Hill Road  (530.07)

Recommendation:  That Council:

A.        Receive and file this report as a "Certificate of Sufficiency" that the residents on a portion of Eucalyptus Hill have submitted a petition signed by the property owners of not less than 60% of the land area proposed to be included within the benefit assessment district, requesting that a Underground Utility Assessment District (UUAD) be initiated; and

B.        Adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Initiating Proceedings for the Formation of an Underground Utility Assessment District for Eucalyptus Hill Road.

MAYOR AND COUNCIL REPORTS

29.             Subject:  Request From Councilmembers Barnwell And Falcone To Hear A Report From The Maritime Museum  (180.02)

Recommendation:  That Council hear a presentation from the Maritime Museum.

 

COUNCIL AND STAFF COMMUNICATIONS

COUNCILMEMBER COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENT REPORTS

CLOSED SESSIONS

30.             Subject:  Conference With Labor Negotiator - Fire  (440.05)

Recommendation:  That Council hold a closed session, per Government Code Section 54957.6, to consider instructions to the City's labor negotiator, Kristy Schmidt, Employee Relations Manager, regarding negotiations with the Firefighters Association.  (Continued from May 15, 2007)

            Scheduling:  Duration, 90 minutes; anytime

            Report:  None anticipated

 

RECESS

 

EVENING SESSION

 

RECONVENE

ROLL CALL

PUBLIC COMMENT

PUBLIC HEARINGS

31.             Subject:  Appeal Of Architectural Board Of Review Design Review Approval For Neighborhood Traffic Calming And Safe Routes To School Projects  (640.07)

Recommendation:  That Council deny the appeal of Dale Francisco filed on behalf of Santa Barbara Safe Streets, St. Francis Friends & Neighbors, and Upper East Association, and uphold the Architectural Board of Review decision to grant Final Approval of the Neighborhood Traffic Calming and Safe Routes to School projects.

 

ADJOURNMENT