(Printable Agenda)

REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING

REGULAR REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY MEETING

JUNE 19, 2007

AGENDA

 

 

 

ORDER OF BUSINESS

 

           1:00 p.m.   -     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

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

1.                  Subject:  Redevelopment Agency Fiscal Year 2007 Interim Financial Statements For The Ten Months Ended April 30, 2007 (See Council Agenda Item No. 12)

2.                  Subject:  Fiscal Year 2007 Interim Financial Statements For The Ten Months Ended April 30, 2007 (See Council Agenda Item No. 2)

3.                  Subject:  Loan to Habitat for Humanity for New Affordable Housing Project at 618 San Pascual

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 special meetings of May 31 and June 4, 2007, the regular meeting of June 5, 2007, and the special meeting of June 7, 2007.

 

2.                  Subject:  Fiscal Year 2007 Interim Financial Statements For The Ten Months Ended April 30, 2007  (250.02)

Recommendation:  That Council accept the Fiscal Year 2007 Interim Financial Statements for the Ten Months Ended April 30, 2007.

 

3.                  Subject:  Acceptance Of Contributions From The Parks And Recreation Community (PARC) Foundation  (570.05)

Recommendation:  That Council:

A.        Accept a contribution of $22,600 from the Parks and Recreation Community (PARC) Foundation for Parks and Recreation Department programs; and

B.        Increase appropriations and estimated revenues in the Fiscal Year 2007 Parks and Recreation Department Miscellaneous Grants Fund in the amount of $22,600.

4.                  Subject:  Adoption Of Ordinance For Compliance with New State Community Redevelopment Law Disclosure Provisions: Eminent Domain Program  (620.06)

Recommendation:  That Council adopt, by reading of title only, An Ordinance of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Adopting the City of Santa Barbara Redevelopment Agency's Program for the Use of Eminent Domain to Acquire Real Property.

 

5.                  Subject:  Federal Aviation Administration Grant  (560.04)

Recommendation:  That Council:

A.        Accept the FAA Grant offer of $665,000 in Airport Improvement Program (AIP) grant funds for Project No. AIP 03-06-0235-36, for the purchase and installation of noise and flight track monitoring equipment;

B.        Authorize the Airport Director to execute upon receipt, on behalf of the City and subject to approval of the City Attorney, the subject grant agreement of the United States of America through the Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation, to be used in the development of the Santa Barbara Airport; and

C.        Increase appropriations and estimated revenue by $700,000 in the Airport's Grants Fund for the noise and flight track monitoring equipment, to be funded from the FAA Airport Improvement Program (AIP) Grant No. 03-06-0235-36 ($665,000 Noise funding), and the City's 5% matching portion of $35,000 to be funded from Airport reserves above policy.

6.                  Subject:  Service Agreement With Thresholds To Recovery, Inc., To Operate The Sobering Center  (520.04)

Recommendation:  That Council approve and authorize the Chief of Police to negotiate and execute a Service Agreement with Thresholds to Recovery, Inc., to operate the Sobering Center for one (1) fiscal year beginning July 1, 2007, and ending June 30, 2008, for annual fees not to exceed $183,950.

 

7.                  Subject:  Acceptance Of A Street Easement At 2530 Mesa School Lane  (330.03)

Recommendation:  That Council adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Accepting an Easement for Public Street Purposes on a Portion of the Real Property Commonly Known as 2530 Mesa School Lane.

 

8.                  Subject:  Introduction Of Ordinance For A Slope Stabilization Easement To The County Of Santa Barbara For Gibraltar Road On A Portion Of Rattlesnake Park  (330.03)

Recommendation:  That Council introduce and subsequently adopt, by reading of title only, An Ordinance of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Approving a Slope Stabilization Easement to the County of Santa Barbara (County), a Political Subdivision of the State of California, for Access and Maintenance of a Slope Above Gibraltar Road, Located Outside of the City Limits on a Portion of City-Owned Property Known as Rattlesnake Park, and Authorizing the City Administrator to Execute the Slope Stabilization Easement Deed.

 

9.                  Subject:  Adoption Of Ordinance Amending Title 17 Of The Santa Barbara Municipal Code Pertaining To Waterfront Department Policies  (570.03)

Recommendation:  That Council adopt, by reading of title only, An Ordinance of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Amending the Municipal Code by Amending Section 17.04.010, Amending Section 17.08.010, Adding Section 17.13.050, Amending Chapter 17.18, Amending Chapter 17.20 and Repealing Section 17.20.200, Pertaining to Live-Aboard Permits, Slip Permits and Other Procedures in the Waterfront.

 

10.             Subject:  Response To The Santa Barbara County Civil Grand Jury Report Entitled "Certificates Of Participation In Public Finances: Is More Scrutiny Needed?"  (150.04)

Recommendation:  That Council authorize the City Administrator to forward to the Santa Barbara County Civil Grand Jury the City's response to the Grand Jury's report on the use of Certificates of Participation in public finance.

 

REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY

11.             Subject:  Minutes

Recommendation:  That the Redevelopment Agency Board waive the reading and approve the minutes of the regular meeting of May 15, 2007, and the special meetings of May 22 and May 31, 2007.

 

12.             Subject:  Redevelopment Agency Fiscal Year 2007 Interim Financial Statements For The Ten Months Ended April 30, 2007

Recommendation:  That the Redevelopment Agency Board accept the Redevelopment Agency Fiscal Year 2007 Interim Financial Statements for the Ten Months Ended April 30, 2007.

 

NOTICES

13.             The City Clerk has on Thursday, June 14, 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.

14.             Received a communication advising of a vacancy created on the Franklin Center Advisory Committee with the departure of Member Nubia Siordia; the vacancy will be part of the next City Advisory Group recruitment.

 

This concludes the Consent Calendar.

REPORT FROM THE FINANCE COMMITTEE

CITY COUNCIL ADMINISTRATIVE AND ATTORNEY REPORTS

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT

15.             Subject:  Proposed Designation Of The Huning Mansion At 1732 Santa Barbara Street As A City Landmark  (640.06)

Recommendation:  That Council adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Designating the Huning Mansion at 1732 Santa Barbara Street (Assessor's Parcel Number 027-112-001) as a City Landmark.

 

16.             Subject:  Proposed Designation Of The D'Alfonso House At 1710 Mira Vista Avenue As A City Landmark  (640.06)

Recommendation:  That Council adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Designating the D'Alfonso House at 1710 Mira Vista Avenue (Assessor's Parcel Number 019-090-015) as a City Landmark.

 

REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY REPORTS

17.             Subject:  Professional Design Services For The Proposed Community Arts Workshop And Required Findings For Proposed Capital Improvments At 631 Garden Street  (610.04)

Recommendation:  

A.        That the Redevelopment Agency Board authorize the Deputy Director to execute a Professional Design Services Agreement, in a form acceptable to  Agency Counsel, with Poirier and David Architects, in an amount not to exceed $95,650 for final design services for the Community Arts Workshop;

B.        That the Redevelopment Agency Board authorize the Deputy Director to approve additional expenditures of up to $9,565 to cover any cost increases that may result from contract change orders for extra work; and

C.        That Council adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Approving and Adopting the Findings Required by Health and Safety Code Section 33445 for Funding of Capital Improvements at 631 Garden Street Located Outside the Redevelopment Project Area.

 

CITY COUNCIL ADMINISTRATIVE AND ATTORNEY REPORTS (CONT’D)

ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES DEPARTMENT

18.             Subject:  Agreements For Election Services Related To The November 6, 2007, General Municipal Election With Martin & Chapman Company And Donna M. Grindey, CMC  (110.03)

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);

B.        Authorize the Administrative Services Director to execute a professional services agreement with Martin & Chapman Company in an amount not to exceed $126,000 for election services, and approve expenditures up to $18,900 for extra services that may result from necessary changes in the scope of work; and

C.        Authorize the Administrative Services Director to execute a professional services agreement with Donna M. Grindey, CMC, in an amount not to exceed $55,000 for election services.

FIRE DEPARTMENT

19.             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 Continue Vegetation Road Clearance, Implementation of a Defensible Space Inspection and Assistance Program, and Implementation of a Vegetation Management Program 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; Approving the Engineer's Report; Confirming Diagram and Assessment; and Ordering Levy of the Wildland Fire Suppression Assessment District for Fiscal Year 2007-2008.

 

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

20.             Subject:  Authorization To Initiate Sale Of Excess City Land At 319 West Haley Street  (330.03)

Recommendation:  That Council:

A.        Declare the City-owned property commonly known as 319 West Haley Street (Assessor's Parcel Number 037-192-012) as excess, and eligible for disposal according to applicable laws and guidelines;

B.        Authorize the City Administrator and assigned City staff to take reasonably necessary steps, including preparation and execution of preliminary documents relating to title matters, surveys, lot validity, appraisals, environmental studies, notices to potentially interested parties, and advertising, to initiate disposal and sale of such excess property, subject to review and advice by the City Attorney; and

C.        Direct City staff to prepare and negotiate documents proposed to accomplish such disposal and sale, subject to final review and approval by Council following initial activities by City staff.

COUNCIL AND STAFF COMMUNICATIONS

COUNCILMEMBER COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENT REPORTS

CLOSED SESSIONS

21.             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., Ventura Superior Court Case Number CIV247089.

            Scheduling:  Duration, 20 minutes; anytime

            Report:  None anticipated

 

RECESS

EVENING SESSION

EVENING SESSION

 

RECONVENE

ROLL CALL

PUBLIC COMMENT

MAYOR AND COUNCIL REPORTS

22.             Subject:  City Advisory Group Interviews  (140.05)

Recommendation:  That Council:

A.        Hold interviews of applicants to various City Advisory Groups; and

B.        Continue interviews of applicants to June 26, 2007, at an estimated time of 4:00 p.m.

ADJOURNMENT