(Printable Agenda)

REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING

REGULAR REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY MEETING

DECEMBER 18, 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

           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)

Finance Committee Agenda

1.                  Subject:  City Arts Advisory Grant Review Process

2.                  Subject:  Redevelopment Agency Fiscal Year 2008 Interim Financial Statements For The Four Months Ended October 31, 2007  (See Council/Redevelopment Agency Agenda Item No. 14)

3.                  Subject:  November 2007 Investment Report  (See Council/Redevelopment Agency Agenda Item No. 3)

4.                  Subject:  Fiscal Year 2008 First Quarter Review  (See Council/Redevelopment Agency Agenda Item No. 4)

5.                  Subject:  Fiscal Year 2008 Interim Financial Statements For The Four Months Ended October 31, 2007  (See Council/Redevelopment Agency Agenda Item No. 5)

6.                  Subject:  Televising Of Finance Committee Meetings

 

AFTERNOON SESSION

 

AFTERNOON SESSION

CALL TO ORDER

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

ROLL CALL

CHANGES TO THE AGENDA

PUBLIC COMMENT

CONSENT CALENDAR

CITY COUNCIL

1.                  Subject:  Adoption Of Ordinance For Rezone Of 1722 State Street  (640.09)

Recommendation:  That Council adopt, by reading of title only, An Ordinance of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Amending Chapter 28.12 (Zone Map) of Title 28 of the Municipal Code Pertaining to the Rezoning of Property in the Upper East Neighborhood.

 

2.                  Subject:  Resolution Certifying Availability Of Matching Funds For Bicycle Transportation Account Grant  (670.05)

Recommendation:  That Council adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Certifying that the City Will Make Available the Required Ten Percent Local Share of Funding, $10,000,  for the Green Bike Needs Assessment Project (Project) Should a Bicycle Transportation Account Award be Made in 2008.

 

3.                  Subject:  November 2007 Investment Report  (260.02)

Recommendation:  That Council accept the November 2007 Investment Report.

 

4.                  Subject:  Fiscal Year 2008 First Quarter Review  (250.02)

Recommendation:  That Council accept the Fiscal Year 2008 Interim Financial Statements for the Three Months Ended September 30, 2007.

 

5.                  Subject:  Fiscal Year 2008 Interim Financial Statements For The Four Months Ended October 31, 2007  (250.02)

Recommendation:  That Council accept the Fiscal Year 2008 Interim Financial Statements for the Four Months Ended October 31, 2007.

 

6.                  Subject:  Approval Of Map And Execution Of Agreements For 1533 West Valerio Street  (640.08)

Recommendation:  That Council approve and authorize the City Administrator to execute and record: 1) Parcel Map No. 20,755 for a two-lot subdivision at 1533 West Valerio Street, finding the Parcel Map in conformance with the state Subdivision Map Act, the City's Subdivision Ordinance, and the tentative subdivision map, and 2) other standard agreements relating to the approved subdivision.

 

7.                  Subject:  Approval Of Map And Execution Of Agreements For 406-420 Paseo Del Descanso  (640.08)

Recommendation:  That Council approve and authorize the City Administrator to execute and record: 1) Final Map No. 20,731 for a subdivision at 406-420 Paseo Del Descanso, finding the Final Map in conformance with the state Subdivision Map Act, the City's Subdivision Ordinance, and the tentative subdivision map, and 2) other standard agreements relating to the approved subdivision.

 

8.                  Subject:  Contract For Traffic Analysis Consultant Services For The Mission Creek Bridge Projects  (530.05)

Recommendation:  That Council authorize the Public Works Director to execute a contract with DKS Associates (DKS) in the amount of $58,150 for professional transportation planning services for the Haley, Ortega, and Cota Street Bridge Projects, and approve expenditures of up to $5,815 to DKS for extra services that may result from necessary changes in the scope of work.

 

9.                  Subject:  Sole Source Asphalt Vendor For Street Maintenance  (530.04)

Recommendation:  That Council find it in the City's best interest to authorize the General Services Manager to issue a blanket purchase order within approved budgets to Vulcan Materials Company (Vulcan) as the sole-source supplier for asphalt for the remainder of Fiscal Year 2008, with four one-year renewal options, without bids, as authorized by Municipal Code Section 4.52.080(k).

 

10.             Subject:  Purchase Order With Rincon Broadcasting LLC To Broadcast Clean Creek Messages  (540.14)

Recommendation:  That Council authorize the General Services Manager to issue a purchase order in the amount of $28,344 to Rincon Broadcasting LLC to broadcast clean creek messages as part of a public awareness campaign on water pollution prevention.

 

11.             Subject:  Increase To Change Order Authority For Reservoir No. 1 Structural Repair And Groundwater Control Project  (540.09)

Recommendation:  That Council increase the Public Works Director's authority to approve expenditures from $78,700 to $178,700 to cover anticipated cost increases from extra work for construction of the Reservoir No. 1 Structural Repair and Groundwater Control Project, Contract No. 22,467.

 

12.             Subject:  Self Insured Workers' Compensation Program Annual Report  (350.08)

Recommendation:  That Council receive a summary of the City's workers' compensation liabilities as of June 30, 2007.

 

13.             Subject:  Set A Date For Public Hearing Regarding Appeal of Historic Landmarks Commission Denial For 517 Chapala Street

Recommendation:  That Council:

A.        Set the date of March 4, 2008, at 2:00 p.m. for hearing the appeal filed by Peikert Group Architects, Agent for H&R Investments, of the decision by the Historic Landmarks Commission to deny an application for property owned by Montecito Bank & Trust, Trustee, and located at 517 Chapala Street, Assessor's Parcel No. 037-163-007, C-2 Commercial Zone, General Plan Designation:  General Commerce.  The project proposes a lot merger and the construction of a three-story mixed-use development with six two-bedroom residential condominium units and two commercial condominium spaces; and

B.        Set the date of March 3, 2008, at 1:30 p.m. for a site visit to the property located at 517 Chapala Street.

REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY

14.             Subject:  Redevelopment Agency Fiscal Year 2008 Interim Financial Statements For The Four Months Ended October 31, 2007

Recommendation:  That the Redevelopment Agency Board accept the Redevelopment Agency Fiscal Year 2008 Interim Financial Statements for the Four Months Ended October 31, 2007.

 

NOTICES

15.             The City Clerk has on Thursday, December 13, 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 meeting of December 25, 2007, and the regular City Council and Redevelopment Agency meetings of January 1, 2008, due to lack of a quorum.

 

This concludes the Consent Calendar.

REPORT FROM THE FINANCE COMMITTEE

PUBLIC HEARINGS

17.             Subject:  Appeal Of Planning Commission Approval For 3427 Sea Ledge Lane  (640.07)

Recommendation:  That Council deny the appeal of Ed Vernon and uphold the Planning Commission's decision to approve the Coastal Development Permit for the remodel and addition to the existing single family residence, and a modification for an "as-built" portion of an existing deck, making the findings in the Council Agenda Report and subject to the Conditions of Approval in Planning Commission Resolution 034-07 (Attachment 5 to the Council Agenda Report).

 

CITY COUNCIL ADMINISTRATIVE AND ATTORNEY REPORTS

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

18.             Subject:  Annual Water Supply Management Report  (540.08)

Recommendation:  That Council approve and adopt the City of Santa Barbara Water Supply Management Report for the 2007 water year, finding groundwater resources are in long-term balance under the City's program for conjunctive management of groundwater.

 

MAYOR AND COUNCIL REPORTS

19.             Subject:  City Advisory Group Appointments  (140.05)

Recommendation:  That Council:

A.        Make appointments to the City Advisory Groups; and

B.        Make a recommendation to the Mayor on the appointment to the Housing Authority Commission.

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

20.             Subject:  Consideration Of A Resolution Urging Cessation Of Combat Operations In Iraq And The Return Of U.S. Troops  (150.01)

Recommendation:  That Council consider the request of Mayor Blum and Councilmember Williams regarding a Resolution Urging Cessation of Combat Operations in Iraq and the Return of U.S. Troops.

 

ADJOURNMENT