(Printable Agenda)

REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING

REGULAR REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY MEETING

MAY 8, 2007

AGENDA

 

 

 

ORDER OF BUSINESS

 

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

FINANCE COMMITTEE AGENDA

  1. Subject:  Budget Review Of The Golf Fund Capital Program, Parks And Recreation Fees And Park Ranger Staffing

AFTERNOON SESSION

 

AFTERNOON SESSION

CALL TO ORDER

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

ROLL CALL

CEREMONIAL ITEMS

1.                  Subject:  Letter of Recommendation Recognizing 125 Continuous Years Of Service By The City Of Santa Barbara Fire Department  (120.04)

CHANGES TO THE AGENDA

PUBLIC COMMENT

CONSENT CALENDAR

CITY COUNCIL

2.                  Subject:  Minutes

Recommendation:  That Council waive the reading and approve the minutes of the regular meeting of April 24, 2007.

 

3.                  Subject:  Adoption Of Neighborhood Preservation Ordinance Update  (640.02)

Recommendation:  That Council adopt, by reading of title only, An Ordinance of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Amending Titles 22 and 28 of the Santa Barbara Municipal Code Relating to Design Review of Proposed Land Development and Establishing a Maximum Net Square Footage Standard (Floor to Lot Area Ratios) for Single Family Homes.

 

4.                  Subject:  Three-Year License Agreement With Santa Barbara Water Taxi, LLC  (330.08)

Recommendation:  That Council approve a three-year license agreement with Santa Barbara Water Taxi, LLC, for a water taxi service, shoreboat service, and limited charter service operating from Santa Barbara Harbor.

 

5.                  Subject:  Purchase Order For Work, Incorporated  (570.03)

Recommendation:  That Council find it in the City's best interest to waive the formal bid procedure as authorized by Municipal Code Section 4.52.080 (k), and authorize the General Services Manager to issue a purchase order to Work, Incorporated, for janitorial services at the Waterfront Department for Fiscal Year 2008 in an amount not to exceed $232,000.

 

6.                  Subject:  License Agreement With Santa Barbara Yacht Club For Breakwater Flags Display  (330.08)

Recommendation:  That Council approve a month-to-month license agreement with the Santa Barbara Yacht Club allowing the Club to install and maintain display flags on the Harbor Breakwater.

 

7.                  Subject:  Contract For Construction For The Sidewalk Infill Project, Bid No. 3467  (530.04)

Recommendation:  That Council:

A.  Award and authorize the Public Works Director to execute a contract with General Pavement Management (GPM) in their low bid amount of $432,720, for construction of the Sidewalk Infill Project, Bid No. 3467; and

B.  Authorize the Public Works Director to approve expenditures up to $52,000 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.

8.                  Subject:  Local Coastal Program Amendment for Staff Hearing Officer Process and Exclusion/Exemption Categories in the Coastal Zone  (650.04)

Recommendation:  That Council:

A.  Introduce and subsequently adopt, by reading of title only, An Ordinance of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Deleting Section 28.45.009 of the Santa Barbara Municipal Code in its Entirety and Adopting a New Chapter 28.44 of Title 28 of the Santa Barbara Municipal Code Amending the Provisions of the Coastal Overlay Zone; and

B.  Adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Acknowledging Receipt of the California Coastal Commission's Resolution of Approval and Resolution of Certification; Accepting and Agreeing to Suggested Conditions and Modifications; Announcing Adoption of Amending Ordinance; and Agreeing to Issue Coastal Development Permits.

9.                  Subject:  Notice Of Completion For The Milpas Street Beautification Project  (530.04)

Recommendation:  That Council accept the work completed by Granite Construction Company, Contract No. 22,142, for the Milpas Street Beautification Project, Bid No. 3411, located at Milpas Street, in the final contract amount of $1,006,110.18, including approved changes, and approve filing of a Notice of Completion.

 

10.             Subject:  Notice Of Completion For The Punta Gorda South Sidewalk And Lighting Project  (530.04)

Recommendation:  That Council accept the work completed by Lash Construction, Inc. (Lash), Contract No. 22,251, for the Punta Gorda South Sidewalk and Lighting Project, Bid No. 3483, located along Punta Gorda and Voluntario Streets, between Indio Muerto Street and Sycamore Creek Bridge, in the final contract amount of $149,725.22, and approve filing of a Notice of Completion.

 

11.             Subject:  Notice Of Completion For Area I Restoration At The Airport  (560.04)

Recommendation:  That Council accept the work completed by Nature's Image, Contract No. 21,795, for the Area I Restoration Project located at the Santa Barbara Airport (Bid No. 3447), in the final contract amount of $2,047,474, including approved changes, and approve filing of a Notice of Completion.

 

REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY

12.             Subject:  Subordinations For Refinancing Of Casa Esperanza Homeless Shelter At 816 Cacique Street  (660.04)

Recommendation:  That Council and the Redevelopment Agency Board:

A.  Approve the subordination of both the City and the Agency loans for Casa Esperanza, the homeless shelter located at 816 Cacique Street to a refinanced first trust deed loan; and

B.  Authorize the City Administrator and Executive Director to execute the subordination agreements and related documents in a form acceptable to the City Attorney and Agency Counsel.

NOTICES

13.             The City Clerk has on Thursday, May 3, 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.

 

This concludes the Consent Calendar.

REPORT FROM THE FINANCE COMMITTEE

CITY COUNCIL ADMINISTRATIVE AND ATTORNEY REPORTS

FINANCE DEPARTMENT

14.             Subject:  Cottage Hospital Debt Issuance  (700.09)

Recommendation:  That Council:

A. Hold a Public Hearing at the request of the California Statewide Communities Development Authority (CSCDA) on the issuance of debt by CSCDA on behalf of the Cottage Hospital; and

B. Adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Approving a Tax-Exempt Bond Financing to be Issued by the California Statewide Communities Development Authority to Benefit Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital and Affiliates.

PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT

15.             Subject:  Mission Creek Fish Passage Project - Caltrans Channel  (530.03)

Recommendation:  That Council:

A.  Adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Authorizing the Parks and Recreation Director to Accept Grant Funds and Execute a Grant Agreement for $155,000 from the California Department of Fish and Game (CDFG) Fisheries Restoration Grant Program for the Mission Creek Fish Passage Project at the Caltrans Channel;

B.  Authorize the Parks and Recreation Director to accept grant funds in the amount of $180,000 from the Environmental Defense Center (EDC) for the Mission Creek Fish Passage Project at the Caltrans Channel;

C.  Increase appropriations and estimated revenues by $335,000 in the Creeks Division Capital Fund for the Mission Creek Fish Passage Project at the Caltrans Channel; and

D.  Authorize the Parks and Recreation Director to execute a professional services agreement with Northwest Hydraulic Consultants (NHC) in the amount of $199,200 to test the performance of conceptual design plans using a flume model and prepare a feasibility report for fish passage project alternatives on Mission Creek at the Caltrans Channel.

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT

16.             Subject:  Request From Councilmembers Barnwell And Horton Regarding Regulations And Limits On The Height Of Buildings In El Pueblo Viejo District  (640.06)

Recommendation:  That Council consider a request from Councilmembers Barnwell and Horton regarding possible regulations and limits on the height of buildings in the El Pueblo Viejo District.

 

CITY ADMINISTRATOR

17.             Subject:  Citywide 9/80 Schedule  (630.02)

Recommendation:  That Council approve the implementation of a standard Citywide 9/80 work schedule by extending public service hours of many City offices, counters and operations and closing on alternating Fridays, effective on Monday, July 9, 2007.

 

COUNCIL AND STAFF COMMUNICATIONS

COUNCILMEMBER COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENT REPORTS

CLOSED SESSIONS

18.             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 City of Santa Barbara v. County of Santa Barbara, et al., SBSC Case Number 1241801.

            Scheduling:  Duration, 15 minutes; anytime

            Report:  None anticipated

 

19.             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. Pending litigation considered is: Lydia Uribe v. City of Santa Barbara, WCAB, case numbers GOL 87658; 87659; 87660; and 87661.

Scheduling: Duration, 10 minutes; anytime

Report: None anticipated

 

RECESS

EVENING SESSION


EVENING SESSION

 

RECONVENE

ROLL CALL

PUBLIC COMMENT

CITY COUNCIL ADMINISTRATIVE AND ATTORNEY REPORTS

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT

20.             Subject:  Upper State Street Study  (650.08)

Recommendation:  That Council adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Approving the Upper State Street Study Improvement Measures; Directing Staff to Return to Council with an Implementation Work Program; and Providing Interim Direction for the Review of Development Projects In the Upper State Street Area.

 

ADJOURNMENT