(Printable Agenda)

REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING

REGULAR REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY MEETING

NOVEMBER 20, 2007

AGENDA

 

 

ORDER OF BUSINESS

 

         12:00 p.m.   -     Special Finance Committee Meeting, Room 15

           2:00 p.m.   -     City Council Meeting Begins

           2:00 p.m.   -     Redevelopment Agency Meeting

           3:30 p.m.   -     City Advisory Group Interviews (Estimated Time)

           5:00 p.m.   -     Recess

           6:00 p.m.   -     City Council Meeting Reconvenes

 

 

ORDINANCE COMMITTEE AND FINANCE COMMITTEE MEETINGS

SPECIAL FINANCE COMMITTEE MEETING - 12:00 P.M. IN ROOM 15 (120.03)

Special Finance Committee Agenda

1.                  Subject:  October 2007 Investment Report  (See Agenda Item No. 12)

2.                  Subject:  Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) For The Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 2007 (See Agenda Item No. 25)

3.                  Subject:  Professional Actuarial Services Agreement GASB 45 - Accounting For Retiree Medical Benefits

AFTERNOON SESSION

 

AFTERNOON SESSION

CALL TO ORDER

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

ROLL CALL

CEREMONIAL ITEMS

1.                  Subject:  Proclamation Declaring November 14, 2007, As World Diabetes Day  (120.04)

2.                  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 November 30, 2007.

 

CHANGES TO THE AGENDA

PUBLIC COMMENT

CONSENT CALENDAR

CITY COUNCIL

3.                  Subject:  Minutes

Recommendation:  That Council waive the reading and approve the minutes of the regular meetings of October 23 and 30, the regular meeting of November 6 (cancelled due to the holding of the stand-alone election), and the special meeting of November 8, 2007.

 

4.                  Subject:  September 30, 2007, Investment Report And September 30, 2007, Fiscal Agent Report  (260.02)

Recommendation:  That Council:

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

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

5.                  Subject:  Purchase Order For Drafting Services For Water And Wastewater Main Improvement Projects  (540.06)

Recommendation:  That Council authorize the General Services Manager to issue a Purchase Order to Penfield & Smith in the amount of $45,362 for drafting services on the Water and Wastewater Main Improvement Projects, Fiscal Year 2008 and expenditures up to $4,500 to cover any cost increases that may result from change orders for extra work.

            (Continued from November 13, 2007)

6.                  Subject:  Agreement For Surface Water And Groundwater Monitoring  (540.10)

Recommendation:  That Council authorize the Public Works Director to execute a joint funding agreement with the United States Geological Survey (USGS) for water resources investigations related to surface water and groundwater measurements for the period of November 1, 2007, through October 31, 2008, with a City cost share of $101,300.

            (Continued from November 13, 2007)

 

7.                  Subject:  Introduction Of Ordinance For 2007 Fire Code Adoption  (520.03)

Recommendation:  That Council introduce and subsequently adopt, by reading of title only, An Ordinance of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Amending Santa Barbara Municipal Code Chapter 8.04, Adopting by Reference the 2006 Edition of the International Fire Code, the 2007 California Fire Code, Appendix Chapter 1, Appendix Chapter 4 and Appendices B, C and H of Said Codes; Adopting Local Amendments to Said Codes; and Repealing Ordinance No. 5257 (Adoption of the Previous Uniform Fire Code).

            (Continued from November 13, 2007)

8.                  Subject:  Introduction Of 2007 State Building Codes Ordinance  (640.04)

Recommendation:  That Council introduce and subsequently adopt, by reading of title only, An Ordinance of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Repealing Ordinance No. 5256 in its Entirety and Amending Santa Barbara Municipal Code Chapter 22.04, Adopting by Reference, the California Administrative Code, 2007 Edition; the California Building Code, 2007 Edition; the Uniform Housing Code, 1997 Edition; the Uniform Code for the Abatement of Dangerous Buildings, 1997 Edition; the California Plumbing Code, 2007 Edition; the California Mechanical Code, 2007 Edition; the California Electrical Code, 2007 Edition; the California Historical Building Code, 2007 Edition; the California Existing Building Code, 2007 Edition; and the California Energy Code, 2007 Edition; Adopting Local Revisions to Said Codes; and Adopting, Deleting, and Amending Certain Appendix Chapters of Said Codes.

            (Continued from November 13, 2007)

9.                  Subject:  Capital Improvement Projects First Quarter Report For Fiscal Year 2008  (230.01)

Recommendation:  That Council receive, for information only, the Capital Improvement Projects (CIP) First Quarter Report For Fiscal Year 2008.

            (Continued from November 13, 2007)

10.             Subject:  Notice Of Completion For The Area B Pavement Preparation Project  (530.04)

Recommendation:  That Council accept the work completed by Lash Construction, Inc., Contract No. 22,438, for the Area B Pavement Preparation Project, Bid No. 3499, for planned locations in the final contract amount of $510,237.94, including approved changes, and approve filing of a Notice of Completion.

            (Continued from November 13, 2007)

11.             Subject:  Notice Of Completion For The Chapala Street Intersection Improvement Project  (530.04)

Recommendation:  That Council accept the work completed by Granite Construction Co., Contract No. 22,202, for the Chapala Street Intersection Improvement Project, Bid No. 3480, located at the intersections of Chapala and Gutierrez Streets, and Chapala and De La Guerra Streets, in the final contract amount of $811,766.20, including approved changes, and approve filing of a Notice of Completion.

 

12.             Subject:  October 2007 Investment Report  (260.02)

Recommendation:  That Council accept the October 2007 Investment Report.

 

13.             Subject:  Introduction Of Ordinance For Agreement For Construction And Operation Of Firestone Road Lift Station And Collection System Facilities At The Airport  (540.13)

Recommendation:  That Council:

A.        Approve and authorize the Airport Director to execute, subject to approval of the City Attorney, an Agreement for Construction and Operation of Firestone Road Lift Station and Collection System Facilities between the City of Santa Barbara and Goleta Sanitary District at an estimated cost of $2,811,950; and

B.        Introduce and subsequently adopt, by reading of title only, An Ordinance of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Approving an Agreement for Construction and Operation of Firestone Road Lift Station and Collection System Facilities Between the City of Santa Barbara and the Goleta Sanitary District, Dated January 3, 2008, at the Airport.

14.             Subject:  561 West Mountain Drive Subdivision Approval (640.07)

Recommendation:  That Council:

A.        Grant the appeal of Craig and Suzan Christenson and revise the Planning Commission's decision as directed by the Council during the July 24, 2007 appeal hearing; and

B.        Adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Approving Lot Frontage Modifications (3), a Public Street Waiver, Neighborhood Preservation Ordinance Findings and a Tentative Subdivision Map for an Application of Brent Daniels, L & P Consultants, agent for Jorgensen Ranch, LLC, 561 West Mountain Drive (MST2004-00206).

15.             Subject:  Parks And Recreation Community Foundation Annual Report  (570.05)

Recommendation:  That Council receive the Annual Report from the Parks and Recreation Community (PARC) Foundation for the period September 1, 2006, through August 31, 2007.

 

16.             Subject:  Approval Of Map And Execution Of Agreements For 2530 Mesa School Lane  (640.08)

Recommendation:  That Council:

A.        Approve and authorize the City Administrator to record Parcel Map No. 20,729 by Harry Wright, for a subdivision located at 2530 Mesa School Lane, Santa Barbara County Assessor's Parcel Number 041-292-039, finding the Parcel Map in conformance with the General Plan for the City of Santa Barbara (City);

B.        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; and

C.        Authorize the Public Works Director to execute and record a document removing the conditions of the Agreement for Land Development Improvements from the owner's chain of title upon completion of the public improvements.

17.             Subject:  Rejection Of Mission Street At Route 101 Class II Bike Lane And Sidewalk Improvements Project Bids  (530.04)

Recommendation:  That Council:

A.        Reject all bids for construction of the Mission Street at Route 101 Class II Bike Lane and Sidewalk Improvements Project (Project), and direct staff to re-bid the Project; and

B.        Authorize the General Services Manager to increase the Design Services Contract No. 21,811 with MNS Engineers (MNS), by $66,000 to cover the cost of additional services to make design changes and re-bid.

18.             Subject:  Certification Of The Election Results Of The Official Canvass For The General Municipal Election Of November 6, 2007  (110.03)

Recommendation:  That Council adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Reciting the Fact of the General Municipal Election Held on November 6, 2007, Declaring the Results and Such Other Matters as Provided by Law.

 

19.             Subject:  Cancellation Of Certain Council And Redevelopment Agency Meetings In 2008  (120.09)

Recommendation:  That Council and the Redevelopment Agency find that there will not be a quorum of the two bodies on the following dates:  January 22, February 19, May 27, July 8, August 26, September 2, December 2, and December 30, 2008, and January  6, 2009.

 

20.             Subject:  Set A Date For Public Hearing Regarding Appeal Of Architectural Board Of Review Approval For 601 E. Anapamu Street

Recommendation:  That Council:

A.        Set the date of January 29, 2008, at 2:00 p.m. for hearing the appeal filed by Cheri Rae McKinney on behalf of La Muralla Owners Association of the Architectural Board of Review approval of an application by agent Karen Quinn, BDC Management Company, and located at 601 E. Anapamu Street, Assessor's Parcel No. 029-142-019, R-3 Multi-Family Zone, General Plan Designation:  Residential - 12 units per acre.  The project proposes new site repairs and improvements that include:  landscaping, walkways, retaining walls, stairs, minor pool repair work, and removal and replacement of various trees on the property and within the front yard setback; and

B.        Set the date of January 28, 2008, at 1:30 p.m. for a site visit to the property located at 601 E. Anapamu Street.

REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY

21.             Subject:  Minutes

Recommendation:  That the Redevelopment Agency Board waive the reading and approve the minutes of the regular meetings of October 23 and October 30, 2007.

 

22.             Subject:  Acquisition Of Real Property At 633 And 635 Bath Street For The Mission Creek Flood Control Enhancements Project  (530.03)

Recommendation:  That the Agency Board:

A.        Authorize expending $1,175,000 from the Agency's Mission Creek Flood Control Enhancements Project Account to purchase real property at 633 Bath Street and 635 Bath Street;

B.        Authorize the Executive Director and Deputy Director to execute all documents necessary for the Agency's purchase of the real property at 633 Bath Street for the appraised fair market value of $500,000, plus related costs, and the real property at 635 Bath Street for the appraised fair market value of $620,000, plus related costs, in a form approved by Agency Counsel;

C.        Adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Redevelopment Agency of the City of Santa Barbara Adopting the Relocation Impact Statement and Last Resort Housing Plan for Lower Mission Creek Acquisition/Relocation Project (Bath and Ortega Streets) Dated December 12, 2005, for 633 and 635 Bath Street;

D.        Adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Redevelopment Agency of the City of Santa Barbara Adopting the Replacement Housing Plan for the Lower Mission Creek Acquisition/Relocation Project (Bath & Ortega Streets) Dated March 6, 2006, for 633 and 635 Bath Street; and

E.        Authorize the Executive Director and Deputy Director to approve tenant relocation benefits of up to $50,000, consistent with the Relocation Impact Statement and Last Resort Housing Plan for Lower Mission Creek Acquisition/Relocation Project dated December 12, 2005.

NOTICES

23.             The City Clerk has on Thursday, November 15, 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.

24.             Cancellation of the regular City Council meeting of November 27, 2007, due to lack of a quorum.

 

This concludes the Consent Calendar.

REPORT FROM THE FINANCE COMMITTEE

CITY COUNCIL ADMINISTRATIVE AND ATTORNEY REPORTS

FINANCE DEPARTMENT

25.             Subject:  Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) For The Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 2007  (250.02)

Recommendation:  That Council:

A.        Receive a report from staff on the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for the Fiscal Year ended June 30, 2007; and

B.        Accept the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for the Fiscal Year ended June 30, 2007.

PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT

26.             Subject:  Update On Youth Violence Issues And Prevention Programs Implemented By Parks And Recreation And Police Departments  (520.04)

Recommendation:  That Council hear a presentation from Parks and Recreation, and Police Department staff on the status of youth violence and youth programs.

 

MAYOR AND COUNCIL REPORTS

27.             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 December 4, 2007, at 6:00 p.m.

                         (Estimated Time 3:30 p.m.)

COUNCIL AND STAFF COMMUNICATIONS

COUNCILMEMBER COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENT REPORTS

RECESS

EVENING SESSION

EVENING SESSION

 

RECONVENE

ROLL CALL

PUBLIC COMMENT

CITY COUNCIL ADMINISTRATIVE AND ATTORNEY REPORTS

CITY ADMINISTRATOR

28.             Subject: Community Environmental Council Presentation On Regional Energy Blueprint  (630.06)

Recommendation:  That Council

A.        Receive a presentation from the Community Environmental Council (CEC) on "A New Energy Direction:  A Blueprint for Santa Barbara County"; and

B.        Forward the regional energy plan to the Sustainability Council Subcommittee for review and discussion.

ADJOURNMENT