(Printable Agenda)

REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING

SPECIAL REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY MEETING

JULY 31, 2007

AGENDA

 

 

ORDER OF BUSINESS

 

           1:00 p.m.   -     Finance Committee Meeting, Room 15

           2:00 p.m.   -     City Council Meeting

           2:00 p.m.   -     Special Redevelopment Agency Meeting

 

 

ORDINANCE COMMITTEE AND FINANCE COMMITTEE MEETINGS

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

1.                  Subject:  June 30, 2007, Investment Report And June 30, 2007, Fiscal Agent Report  (See Council Agenda Item No. 2)

 

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 regular meeting of July 17, 2007.

 

2.                  Subject:  June 30, 2007, Investment Report And June 30, 2007, Fiscal Agent Report  (260.02)

Recommendation:  That Council:

A.        Accept the June 30, 2007, Investment Report; and

B.        Accept the June 30, 2007, Fiscal Agent Report.

3.                  Subject:  Election Authorization For Medicare-Only Coverage For Eligible PERS Miscellaneous Members  (430.08)

Recommendation:  That Council adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Requesting Authorization to Conduct a Division of the Retirement System for Medicare-Only Coverage Among Eligible Members of the PERS Miscellaneous Retirement Plan.

 

4.                  Subject:  Annual Field Scheduling And Monitoring Fiscal Year 2008 Budget Appropriation  (150.05)

Recommendation:  That Council appropriate $33,531 in expenditures and $61,000 in revenues to the Parks and Recreation Department Miscellaneous Grants Fund for the Field Scheduling Program budget.

 

5.                  Subject:  Notice Of Completion For The El Estero Wastewater Treatment Plant Equipment Upgrades  (540.13)

Recommendation:  That Council accept the work completed by Lash Construction, Inc. (Lash), Contract No. 21,556, for the El Estero Wastewater Treatment Plant Equipment Upgrades, Bid No. 3347A, located at 520 East Yanonali Street, in the final contract amount of $5,933,560, including approved changes, and approve filing of a Notice of Completion.

 

6.                  Subject:  Contract For Construction For The Santa Barbara Airport South Apron Rehabilitation Project  (560.04)

Recommendation:  That Council:

A.        Award and authorize the Public Works Director to execute a contract with Granite Construction in their low bid amount of $1,515,649, for construction of the Santa Barbara Airport South Apron Rehabilitation Project, Bid No. 3508;

B.        Authorize the Public Works Director to approve expenditures up to $151,565 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;

C.        Authorize the Public Works Director to execute a contract with Mead & Hunt in the amount of $125,000 for construction support services, including materials testing, and approve expenditures of up to $12,500 for extra services that may result from necessary changes in the scope of work; and

D.        Authorize the Public Works Director to execute a contract with MNS Engineers, Incorporated, in the amount of $105,020 for construction management and inspection services, and approve expenditures of up to $10,502 for extra services that may result from necessary changes in the scope of work.

7.                  Subject:  Response To The Report Of The 2006-2007 Santa Barbara County Civil Grand Jury Entitled "Law, Justice & Public Safety: Selected Community Challenges"  (150.04)

Recommendation:  That Council authorize the Mayor and the Chief of Police to provide the City Council's Response to the report of the 2006-2007 Santa Barbara County Civil Grand Jury entitled "Law, Justice & Public Safety:  Selected Community Challenges."

 

8.                  Subject:  Approval Of Map And Execution Of Agreements For 523 And 531 Chapala Street  (640.08)

Recommendation:  That Council:

A.        Approve and authorize the City Administrator to record Parcel Map No. 20,727, by Who-ville, LLC, a California Limited Liability Corporation, for a subdivision located at 523 and 531 Chapala Street, Santa Barbara County Assessor's Parcel Numbers 037-163-021 and 037-163-004, and find the Parcel Map in conformance with the General Plan for the City of Santa Barbara (City); and

B.        Approve and authorize the City Administrator to execute and record an Agreement Relating to Subdivision Map Conditions Imposed on Real Property and an Agreement for Land Development Improvements.

9.                  Subject:  Issuance Of Purchase Order For Biosolids Composting  (630.01)

Recommendation:  That Council:

A.        Find it in the City's best interest to select Engel & Gray, Inc., to provide biosolids composting services and waive the formal bid process as authorized by Municipal Code 4.52.080 (k); and

B.        Authorize the General Services Manager to award purchase order contracts to Engel & Gray, Inc., for biosolids composting and for the purchase of a limited amount of finished compost in accordance with approved budgets for the next four years.

10.             Subject:  Approval Of Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition Contractors  (540.01)

Recommendation:  That Council:

A.        Find it to be in the City's best interest to select AIA Automation, Inc., Pacific Rim, Inc., and Hi-Tech Concepts as sole-source Contractors for Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) programming and integration services, without bids, as authorized by Municipal Code Section 4.52.080 (k); and

B.        Authorize the General Services Manager to award purchase orders to these contractors for services and equipment, in accordance with the approved budgets for the next two years.

11.             Subject:  Introduction Of Ordinance For Federal Aviation Administration Agreement  (560.01)

Recommendation:  That Council:

A.        Approve and authorize the Airport Director, subject to approval by the City Attorney, to execute a 20-year Memorandum of Agreement, dated August 7, 2007, No. DTFAWP-07-L-00075, with the U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), for all navigation equipment at the Santa Barbara Municipal Airport, with no monetary consideration; and

B.        Introduce and subsequently adopt, by reading of title only, An Ordinance of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Approving a Memorandum of Agreement, Dated August 7, 2007, Between the City of Santa Barbara and the U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Aviation Administration, for all Navigation Equipment at the Santa Barbara Municipal Airport.

12.             Subject:  Relocation Of Navigation Equipment For Runway Safety Area Project  (560.04)

Recommendation:  That Council:

A.        Approve and authorize the Airport Director, subject to approval by the City Attorney, to execute an Amendment to Reimbursable Agreement, DTFAWP-05-Z-00006, with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Western-Pacific Region, amending Article 5, Scope of Work, and Article 7, Estimated Cost for the relocation of navigation equipment, at a not to exceed cost of $2,371,046.48, at the Airport; and

B.        Approve additional change order expenditure authority for the Santa Barbara Airport Runway 7-25 Relocation Project, Contract No. 22,403, in the amount of $1,131,382, for a total change order expenditure authority of $2,026,326.

REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY

13.             Subject:  Minutes

Recommendation:  That the Redevelopment Agency Board waive the reading and approve the minutes of the special meetings of June 26, and July 3, 2007.

 

NOTICES

14.             The City Clerk has on Thursday, July 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.

 

This concludes the Consent Calendar.

REPORT FROM THE FINANCE COMMITTEE

REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY REPORTS

15.             Subject:  Proposed Amendment To The Central City Redevelopment Project Plan To Extend Agency's Power Of Eminent Domain  (620.04)

Recommendation:  

A.        That the Redevelopment Agency Board adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Redevelopment Agency of the City of Santa Barbara, Approving and Adopting the Report to the City Council on the Proposed Amendment to the Redevelopment Plan for the Central City Redevelopment Project to Extend the Redevelopment Agency's Power of Eminent Domain as authorized by California Redevelopment Law Section 33333.4(a)(3), and Submit the Report, Proposed Amendment and Negative Declaration Addendum Relating thereto to the City Council; and

B.        That Council introduce and subsequently adopt, by reading of title only, An Ordinance of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Amending Ordinance Nos. 3566, 3923, 4438, 4894, 5098, 5089, 5314, 5363 and 5388, and Approving and Adopting the Proposed Amendment to the Redevelopment Plan for the Central City Redevelopment Project.

CITY COUNCIL ADMINISTRATIVE AND ATTORNEY REPORTS

PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT

16.             Subject:  Interview And Appointment Of Youth Intern Applicant To Park And Recreation Commission  (570.08)

Recommendation:  That Council:

A.        Interview applicant Christina Gonzalez for the position of Youth Intern on the Park and Recreation Commission; and

B.        Request that Mayor Blum appoint Christina Gonzalez to the position of Youth Intern on the Park and Recreation Commission.

17.             Subject:  National League Of Cities Council On Youth, Education, And Families Platform  (180.01)

Recommendation:  That Council:

A.        Endorse a City of Santa Barbara Youth, Education, and Families Platform; and

B.        Adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara in Support of the City Platform of the National League of Cities' Council on Youth, Education, and Families for Strengthening Families and Improving Outcomes for Children and Youth.

MAYOR AND COUNCIL REPORTS

18.             Subject:  Water Commission Appointment  (140.05)

Recommendation:  That Council make an appointment to the Water Commission for a term expiring December 31, 2008.

 

19.             Subject:  Response To The Report Of The 2006-2007 Santa Barbara County Civil Grand Jury Entitled "Representation In Local Government, Why And How It Should Be Improved"  (150.04)

Recommendation:  That Council authorize the Mayor to provide the City Council's Response to the report of the 2006-2007 Santa Barbara County Civil Grand Jury entitled "Representation in Local Government, Why and How It Should Be Improved."

 

COUNCILMEMBER COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENT REPORTS

COUNCIL AND STAFF COMMUNICATIONS

CLOSED SESSIONS

20.             Subject:  Conference With Real Property Negotiator

Recommendation:  That the Redevelopment Agency hold a closed session to consider instructions to Redevelopment staff regarding real property negotiations with Children's Discovery Museum Santa Barbara regarding the potential leasehold disposition of Redevelopment Agency-owned parcels Assessor's Parcel Number 033-075-012, 125 Garden Street, and Assessor's Parcel No. 033-075-014, 125 State Street.  Negotiations will be conducted by David Gustafson, Housing and Redevelopment Manager, Paul Casey, Agency Deputy Director, and the Agency Counsel on behalf of the Redevelopment Agency, and are held pursuant to the authority of Government Code Section 54956.8, with Paul Selwyn, President, as representative of Children's Discovery Museum.  Under negotiation:  possible leasehold disposition.

                        Scheduling:  Duration, 20 minutes; anytime

                        Report:  None anticipated

 

21.             Subject:  Conference With Real Property Negotiators  (330.03)

Recommendation:  That the Council hold a closed session to consider instructions to its negotiators regarding real property negotiations for a City lease of a portion of Assessor's Parcel Number 039-312-003, 925 De La Vina Street, owned by Amita Limited, LLC.  City staff negotiators will be Paul Casey, Community Development Director, David Gustafson, Assistant Community Development Director/Housing and Redevelopment Manager and the City Attorney, with commercial brokerage representation by Bob Tuler of Radius Group.  Owner representation will be by Paul Gamberdella of Radius Group.  Negotiations are held pursuant to the authority of Government Code Section 54956.8.  Under negotiation: possible lease.

                        Scheduling:  Duration, 20 minutes; anytime

                        Report:  None anticipated

 

ADJOURNMENT