(Printable Agenda)

REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING

 

JULY 17, 2007

AGENDA

 

 

ORDER OF BUSINESS

 

         12:00 p.m.   -     Special Ordinance Committee Meeting, Council Chamber

         12:30 p.m.   -     Special Finance Committee Meeting, Room 15

           2:00 p.m.   -     City Council Meeting

 

 

ORDINANCE COMMITTEE AND FINANCE COMMITTEE MEETINGS

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

ORDINANCE COMMITTEE AGENDA

1.                  Subject:  Proposed Dance Permit Ordinance Revisions

2.                  Subject:  Proposed Amendments To The Santa Barbara Municipal Code, Revised Claim Requirements - Proposed New SBMC Chapter 1.35

SPECIAL FINANCE COMMITTEE MEETING - 12:30 P.M. IN ROOM 15 (120.03)

FINANCE COMMITTEE AGENDA

1.                  Subject:  Comparative Indicators Report

2.                  Subject:  Financing Plan For Fire Station No. 1 Seismic Renovation Project


AFTERNOON SESSION

CALL TO ORDER

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

ROLL CALL

CHANGES TO THE AGENDA

PUBLIC COMMENT

CONSENT CALENDAR

1.                  Subject:  Minutes

Recommendation:  That Council waive the reading and approve the minutes of the regular meetings of June 26 and July 3, 2007, and the regular meeting of July 10, 2007 (cancelled due to lack of a quorum).

 

2.                  Subject:  Community Promotion Contract For The Santa Barbara Region Chamber Of Commerce To Support Operation Of The Visitor Information Center  (230.02)

Recommendation:  That Council authorize the Finance Director to execute a Community Promotion contract with the Santa Barbara Region Chamber of Commerce in an amount of $59,492 to support year-round expenses of the Visitor Information Center.

 

3.                  Subject:  Renewal Of Wharf Woody Agreement  (670.08)

Recommendation:  That Council authorize the Waterfront Director to execute an agreement with the Santa Barbara Metropolitan Transit District (MTD) for the Wharf Woody Shuttle service for Fiscal Year 2008, in an amount not to exceed $29,354.

 

4.                  Subject:  Adoption Of Ordinance Approving Franklin Center Lease Agreement  (580.04)

Recommendation:  That Council adopt, by reading of title only, An Ordinance of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Approving a Ten-Year Lease With One Ten-Year Option Between the City of Santa Barbara and the County of Santa Barbara at the Franklin Neighborhood Center.

 

5.                  Subject:  Animal Control Donation  (520.05)

Recommendation:  That Council:

A.        Authorize the acceptance of an $8,336 donation from the Deborah K. Oldham Trust of 2001 to the Santa Barbara Police Department's Animal Control Program for maintenance of an Animal Control vehicle for one year; and

B.        Increase estimated Fiscal Year 2008 General Fund revenue by $8,336 and appropriate the funds to the Police Department's Animal Control Program budget.

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

Recommendation:  That Council:

A.        Approve and authorize the Airport Director to execute a 20-year Memorandum of Agreement, 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 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.

7.                  Subject:  Sole Source Purchase Of Park Structure For Bohnett Park Expansion Project  (570.05)

Recommendation:  That Council:

A.        Find it in the City's best interest to approve Icon Shelter Systems as the supplier for a prefabricated architectural art element for the Bohnett Park Expansion Project, without bids, as authorized by Municipal Code Section 4.52.080 (k); and

B.        Authorize the General Services Manager to award a purchase order contract to RecWest in the amount of $95,900.

8.                  Subject:  Lease Agreements For Westside Community Center  (580.04)

Recommendation:  That Council authorize the Parks and Recreation Director to execute the following lease agreements for space at the Westside Community Center:

            Santa Barbara Center for the Performing Arts

            Special Olympics of Southern California

 

9.                  Subject:  Increase Purchase Order Number 375834 With Harry Bate & Associates  (560.01)

Recommendation:  That Council approve and authorize the General Services Manager to increase purchase order number 375834 with Harry Bate & Associates by $2,410 for a total purchase order amount of $27,410.

 

10.             Subject:  Notice Of Completion For The Montecito Street Lighting Project, Milpas Street To Soledad Street  (530.04)

Recommendation:  That Council accept the work completed by Traffic Signal Maintenance, Incorporated, (TSM), Contract No. 22,287, for the Montecito Street Lighting Project, Milpas Street to Soledad Street, in the final contract amount of $80,703.39, including a net of approved changes of $348.39, and approve filing of a Notice of Completion.

 

11.             Subject:  Acceptance Of A Storm Drain Easement At 515 Fellowship Road  (330.03)

Recommendation:  That Council:

A.        Authorize the Public Works Director to execute an Easement Purchase Agreement with William Shalhoob, Trustee of the Romp Family Revocable Trust, Dated September 2, 1992, for the purchase of a public storm drain easement on a portion of the real property commonly known as 515 Fellowship Road (Assessor's Parcel Number 041-220-013), in the amount of $13,000; and

B.        Adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Accepting an Easement for Public Storm Drain Purposes on a Portion of the Real Property Commonly Known as 515 Fellowship Road.

12.             Subject:  Statement Of Investment Policy And Delegation Of Investment Authority For Fiscal Year 2008  (260.01)

Recommendation:  That Council:

A.        Adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Amending the Investment Policy for the City and Rescinding Resolution No. 06-049; and

B.        Authorize the City Administrator/City Clerk/City Treasurer to invest or reinvest funds, or to sell or exchange securities so purchased for the City of Santa Barbara and the Redevelopment Agency of the City of Santa Barbara for Fiscal Year 2008.

13.             Subject:  Adoption of Ordinance Regarding Municipal Election Campaign Disclosures  (110.03)

Recommendation:  That Council adopt, by reading of title only, An Ordinance of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Enacting a City Municipal Election Campaign Disclosure Ordinance By Amending Santa Barbara Municipal Code Chapter 2.03.

 

NOTICES

14.             The City Clerk has on Thursday, July 12, 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.

15.             Cancellation of the regular Redevelopment Agency meeting of July 17, 2007, due to lack of business.

16.             Water Commission Recruitment, Interview and Appointment Schedule:

A.        The City Clerk's Office will accept applications through Friday, July 20, 2007, at 5:00 p.m. to fill an unscheduled vacancy on the Water Commission;

B.        The City Council will conduct interviews of applicants for the unscheduled vacancy on Tuesday, July 31, 2007, at 4:00 p.m. (estimated time); and

C.        The City Council will make the appointment to fill the vacant position on Tuesday, July 31, 2007.

17.             A City Council site visit is scheduled for Monday, July 23, 2007, at 1:30 p.m. to the property located at 561 W. Mountain Drive, which is the subject of an appeal hearing set for July 24, 2007, at 2:00 p.m.

 

This concludes the Consent Calendar.

REPORT FROM THE ORDINANCE COMMITTEE

REPORT FROM THE FINANCE COMMITTEE

CITY COUNCIL ADMINISTRATIVE AND ATTORNEY REPORTS

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT

18.             Subject:  Solar Design Recognition Awards 2007  (630.06)

Recommendation:  That Council grant the 2007 Solar Design Recognition Awards.

 

AIRPORT DEPARTMENT

19.             Subject:  Airline Terminal Improvement Project  (560.04)

Recommendation:  That Council authorize staff to complete all design and permitting for the Airline Terminal Improvement Project.

 

COUNCIL AND STAFF COMMUNICATIONS

COUNCILMEMBER COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENT REPORTS

CLOSED SESSIONS

20.             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: Kevin Nevel v. City of Santa Barbara, WCAB, case number VNO 0386396.

            Scheduling:  Duration, 10 minutes; anytime

            Report:  None anticipated

 

21.             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 negotiators, Bruce Barsook, Liebert Cassidy Whitmore, and Kristy Schmidt, Employee Relations Manager, regarding negotiations with the Firefighters' Association.

            Scheduling:  Duration, 1 hour; anytime

            Report:  None anticipated

 

ADJOURNMENT

To Monday, July 23, 2007, at 1:30 p.m. for a site visit to 561 W. Mountain Drive.  (See Agenda Item No. 17)