(Printable Agenda)

REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING

REGULAR REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY MEETING

JULY 3, 2007

AGENDA

 

 

ORDER OF BUSINESS

 

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

2:00 p.m. - City Council Meeting

2:00 p.m. - Redevelopment Agency Meeting

 

 

ORDINANCE COMMITTEE AND FINANCE COMMITTEE MEETINGS

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

SPECIAL FINANCE COMMITTEE AGENDA

1.                  Subject: Redevelopment Agency Fiscal Year 2007 Interim Financial Statements For The Eleven Months Ended May 31, 2007 (See Council Agenda Item No. 14)

2.                  Subject: Fiscal Year 2007 Interim Financial Statements For The Eleven Months Ended May 31, 2007 (See Council Agenda Item No. 3)

3.                  Subject: Purchase Of New Utility Billing System (See Council Agenda Item No. 20)

4.                  Subject: Statement Of Investment Policy For Fiscal Year 2008

 

AFTERNOON SESSION

 

AFTERNOON SESSION

CALL TO ORDER

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

ROLL CALL

CEREMONIAL ITEMS

1.                  Subject: Employee Recognition - Service Award Pins (410.01)

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 July 31, 2007.

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 June 19, 2007.

3.                  Subject: Fiscal Year 2007 Interim Financial Statements For The Eleven Months Ended May 31, 2007 (250.02)

Recommendation: That Council accept the Fiscal Year 2007 Interim Financial Statements for the Eleven Months Ended May 31, 2007.

4.                  Subject: Community Promotion Contract With The Santa Barbara Symphony, Inc., In Connection With The 4th Of July Concert (230.02)

Recommendation: That Council authorize the Finance Director to execute a Community Promotion contract with the Santa Barbara Symphony, Inc., in an amount of $15,000 for July 1, 2007, through September 30, 2007, for this year's 4th of July concert.

5.                  Subject: Community Promotion Contract With The Santa Barbara Conference And Visitors Bureau And Film Commission (180.02)

Recommendation: That Council authorize the Finance Director to execute the Fiscal Year 2008 Community Promotion contract with the Santa Barbara Conference and Visitors Bureau in an amount of $1,470,082 for the term of July 1, 2007, through June 30, 2008.

6.                  Subject: Community Promotion Contract With Old Spanish Days (180.02)

Recommendation: That Council authorize the Finance Director to execute a Community Promotion contract with Old Spanish Days in an amount of $60,000 covering the period from July 1, 2007, to May 31, 2008.

7.                  Subject: Contract For Construction Of Reservoir No. 1 Structural Repair And Groundwater Control Project (540.09)

Recommendation: That Council:

A. Authorize the Public Works Director to execute a contract with Schock Contracting Company (Schock), in their low bid amount of $787,000, for construction of the Reservoir No. 1 Structural Repair and Groundwater Control Project, Bid No. 3485;

B. Authorize the Public Works Director to approve expenditures up to $78,700 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; and

C. Authorize the General Services Manager to issue a Purchase Order to Carollo Engineers (Carollo), in the amount of $55,824, for construction support services, and approve expenditures of up to $5,600 to Carollo for extra services that may result from necessary changes in the scope of work.

8.                  Subject: Approval Of Map And Execution Of Agreements For 1102 East Canon Perdido Street And 822 North Voluntario Street (640.08)

Recommendation: That Council:

A. Approve and authorize the City Administrator to record Parcel Map No. 20,747 by Gregory R. and Deborah J. Tice, for a subdivision located at 1102 East Canon Perdido Street and 822 North Voluntario Street, Santa Barbara County Assessor's Parcel Numbers 031-060-001 and 031-060-042, 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.

9.                  Subject: Increase Purchase Order Issued To Poirier & David, Architects For The City Hall Basement Office Expansion Project (230.01)

Recommendation: That Council authorize the General Services Manager to increase Purchase Order No. 377234, issued to Poirier & David, Architects, by $26,000, for a total of $46,000, to complete the design, plans and specifications for the City Hall Basement Office Expansion Project.

10.             Subject: Lease Agreements For Franklin Neighborhood Center, Westside Community Center, And Louise Lowry Davis Recreation Center (330.04)

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

 

Franklin Neighborhood Center

        Brotherhood of Santa Barbara

        Cornelia Moore Dental Foundation

        Endowment for Youth

 

Westside Community Center

        Community Action Commission/Senior Nutrition Program

        Independent Living Resources Center

        Work Inc.

 

Louise Lowry Davis Recreation Center

        United Cerebral Palsy Association of Los Angeles, Ventura, and Santa Barbara Counties

11.             Subject: Adoption 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 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.

12.             Subject: Set A Date For Public Hearing Regarding Appeal Of Planning Commission Decision For 1829 State Street And 11 West Pedregosa Street

Recommendation: That Council:

A. Set the date of August 14, 2007, at 2:00 p.m. for hearing the appeal filed by Troy A. White, Dudek, on behalf of the applicant, of the Planning Commission's Denial of an application for property owned by Emmet Hawkes, Hawkes Family Trust, and located at 1829 State Street and 11 West Pedregosa Street, Assessor's Parcel Number 027-031-006 and 029-031-007, respectively, C-2/R-4 Zones, Commercial and Hotel/Motel/Multiple Residence Zones, General Plan Designation: Offices and General Commerce. The project proposes the development of a three-story mixed-use building on two parcels. The proposed mixed-use project would provide 2,360 net square feet of commercial space and six residential condominiums, and the discretionary applications required are Setback Modifications, a Tentative Subdivision Map, a Conditional Use Permit, and Development Plan Approval; and

B. Set the date of August 13, 2007, at 1:30 p.m. for a site visit to the property located at 1829 State Street and 11 West Pedregosa Street.

REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY

13.             Subject: Minutes

Recommendation: That the Redevelopment Agency Board waive the reading and approve the minutes of the regular meeting of June 19, 2007.

14.             Subject: Redevelopment Agency Fiscal Year 2007 Interim Financial Statements For The Eleven Months Ended May 31, 2007

Recommendation: That the Redevelopment Agency Board accept the Redevelopment Agency Fiscal Year 2007 Interim Financial Statements for the Eleven Months Ended May 31, 2007.

NOTICES

15.             The City Clerk has on Thursday, June 28, 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.

16.             Cancellation of the regular City Council and Redevelopment Agency meeting of July 10, 2007, due to lack of a quorum.

 

This concludes the Consent Calendar.

REPORT FROM THE FINANCE COMMITTEE

CITY COUNCIL ADMINISTRATIVE AND ATTORNEY REPORTS

ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES DEPARTMENT

17.             Subject: General Municipal Election Of November 6, 2007 (110.03)

Recommendation: That Council:

A. Adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Calling and Giving Notice of the Holding of a General Municipal Election to Be Held in the City on Tuesday, November 6, 2007, for the Election of Certain Officers as Required by the Provisions of the Charter and for the Submission of a Charter Amendment to Transition to Regular City Elections in Even-Numbered Years;

B. Adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Adopting Regulations for Candidates for Elective Office Pertaining to Candidates' Statements Submitted to the Voters at the General Municipal Election to Be Held in the City on Tuesday, November 6, 2007;

C. Adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Directing the City Attorney to Prepare an Impartial Analysis of the City's Charter Amendment Measure to Be Placed on the Ballot for the November 6, 2007, General Municipal Election;

D. Determine whether the City Council or any individual member(s) of City Council will file an argument regarding the proposed Charter Amendment related to Charter Section 1300, and if so, adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Setting Priorities for Filing a Written Argument Regarding the City's Charter Amendment Measure to Be Placed on the Ballot for the November 6, 2007, General Municipal Election;

E. Provide staff direction on other potential charter amendments; and

F. Cancel the November 6, 2007, City Council Meeting due to the holding of the stand-alone election.

CITY ATTORNEY

18.             Subject: Municipal Election Campaign Disclosure Ordinance (110.03)

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

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT

19.             Subject: Single Family Design Board And Architectural Board Of Review Guidelines (640.02)

Recommendation: That Council adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara to Adopt Updated Architectural Board of Review and New Single Family Design Board Guidelines.

20.             Subject: Historic Preservation Incentives (610.04)

Recommendation: That Council:

A. Review and consider various incentives for property owners of historic resources as outlined in the Council Agenda Report;

B. Refer the item to Ordinance Committee for further consideration of an ordinance to implement the Mills Act Program, and zoning ordinance amendments to encourage rehabilitation and preservation of historic structures; and

C. Refer the item to Finance Committee for further investigation of the financial impacts to City revenues as a result of the possible implementation of the Mills Act or other selected financial incentives.

FINANCE DEPARTMENT

21.             Subject: Purchase Of New Utility Billing System (210.01)

Recommendation: That Council:

A. Authorize the Finance Director to negotiate and execute a professional services agreement in a form acceptable to the City Attorney with Advanced Utility Systems for the acquisition and implementation of a utility billing system in an amount not to exceed $450,000;

B. Authorize the Finance Director to approve additional services, if necessary, that may be identified during the implementation phase, in an amount not to exceed $45,000 (10%); and

C. Authorize the Finance Director to negotiate and execute a two-year technical support and maintenance agreement in a form acceptable to the City Attorney in an amount of $43,750 per year.

MAYOR AND COUNCIL REPORTS

22.             Subject: Authorization To Paint The Light Blue Line On City Streets (530.04)

Recommendation: That Council:

A. Approve installation of the Public Art Action called the Lightblueline (LBL) on City streets by the LBL organization and authorize Public Works staff to assist with this effort; and

B. Appropriate $12,000 from the General Fund Appropriated Reserves to the Fiscal Year 2008 Streets Fund to cover cost of material and Streets staff time in assisting with the application of LBL.

23.             Subject: City Advisory Group Appointments (140.05)

Recommendation: That Council make appointments to City Advisory Groups.

COUNCIL AND STAFF COMMUNICATIONS

COUNCILMEMBER COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENT REPORTS

ADJOURNMENT