REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING
REGULAR REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY MEETING
MAY 1, 2007
ORDINANCE COMMITTEE AND FINANCE COMMITTEE MEETINGS
SPECIAL FINANCE COMMITTEE MEETING - 11:00 A.M. IN ROOM 15 (120.03)
CALL TO ORDER
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
Recommendation: That Council authorize the City Administrator to express the City's appreciation to employees who are eligible to receive service award pins for their years of service through May 31, 2007.
CHANGES TO THE AGENDA
Recommendation: That Council waive the reading and approve the minutes of the adjourned regular meeting of April 16, 2007, and the regular meeting of April 17, 2007.
Recommendation: That Council authorize the Finance Director to execute a Community Promotion contract with Spirit of '76 in an amount of $12,500 to commence on March 15, 2007, and terminate on August 30, 2007, according to the terms of the contract.
Recommendation: That Council authorize the Finance Director to negotiate and execute a Memorandum of Understanding with the County of Santa Barbara Sheriff's Office, in a form acceptable to the City Attorney, related to the City's participation in the Sheriff's Work Alternative Program (SWAP).
Recommendation: That Council
adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of
Recommendation: That Council authorize the Public Works Director to execute a contract with Carollo Engineers (Carollo) in the amount of $341,677 for design services for the El Estero Wastewater Treatment Plant (El Estero) Tertiary Filter Rehabilitation Project, and approve expenditures up to $34,168 for extra services of Carollo that may result from necessary changes in the scope of work.
Recommendation: That the Redevelopment Agency Board waive the reading and approve the minutes of the regular meeting of April 10, 2007.
8. The City Clerk has on Thursday, April 26, 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.
9. City Advisory Group Recruitment:
A. The City Clerk's Office will accept applications through Friday, June 1, 2007, at 5:00 p.m. to fill vacancies on various City Advisory Groups, one scheduled vacancy with a term expiration date of August 6, 2007, on the Housing Authority Commission, and the unscheduled vacancies resulting from resignations accepted by the Council through May 17, 2007;
B. The City Council will conduct interviews of applicants for vacancies on various City Advisory Groups on Tuesday, June 19, 2007, at 6:00 p.m. and Tuesday, June 26, 2007, at 2:00 p.m.; and
C. The City Council will make the appointments to fill the vacancies on various City Advisory Groups on Tuesday, July 10, 2007.
This concludes the Consent Calendar.
REPORT FROM THE FINANCE COMMITTEE
REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY REPORTS
Recommendation: That the Redevelopment Agency Board:
A. Consider terms for a $500,000 Bridge Loan to the Santa Barbara Trust for Historic Preservation regarding the acquisition of 126 East Canon Perdido Street; and
B. If desired, authorize Executive Director to execute a loan agreement and associated documents with the Trust for Historic Preservation, subject to approval by Agency Counsel.
Recommendation: That Council deny
the appeals of Tamara Erickson, Kay Morter, and Susie Thompson, thereby
upholding the Fire and Police Commission's decision to approve the dance permit
for Old Town Hospitality, LLC, dba Sandbar, at
COUNCIL AND STAFF COMMUNICATIONS
COUNCILMEMBER COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENT REPORTS
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
Scheduling: Duration, 15 minutes; anytime
Report: None anticipated
CITY COUNCIL ADMINISTRATIVE AND ATTORNEY REPORTS
COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT
Recommendation: That Council:
A. Introduce and subsequently 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;
B. Adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara to Adopt Updated Single Family Residential Design Guidelines; and
C. Recommend that Staff return to Council in July 2009 with a review of the SFDG/NPO.