(Printable Agenda)

REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING

SPECIAL REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY MEETING

MARCH 25, 2008

AGENDA

 

 

ORDER OF BUSINESS

 

         12:30 p.m.   -     Ordinance Committee Meeting, Council Chamber

           1:00 p.m.   -     Special Finance Committee Meeting, David Gebhard Public Meeting Room, 630 Garden Street

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

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

           5:00 p.m.   -     Recess

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

 

 

 

ORDINANCE COMMITTEE AND FINANCE COMMITTEE MEETINGS

ORDINANCE COMMITTEE MEETING - 12:30 P.M. IN THE COUNCIL CHAMBER (120.03)

Ordinance Committee Agenda

1.                  Subject:  Title 5 Business License And Permits Update

SPECIAL FINANCE COMMITTEE MEETING - 1:00 P.M. IN THE DAVID GEBHARD PUBLIC MEETING ROOM AT 630 GARDEN STREET (120.03)

Subject:  Special Finance Committee Agenda

1.                  Subject:  February 2008 Investment Report  (See Council Agenda Item No. 9)

AFTERNOON SESSION

 

AFTERNOON SESSION

CALL TO ORDER

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

ROLL CALL

CEREMONIAL ITEMS

1.                  Subject:  Proclamation Declaring March 10-16, 2008, As CNS Brain Awareness Week  (120.04)

2.                  Subject:  Recognition Of Barney Berglund, Chairperson Of Local Organizing Committee For The Amgen Tour Of California  (120.08)

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 meeting of March 4, the special meeting of March 5 (cancelled due to lack of a quorum), adjourned regular meeting of March 10, the special meeting of March 11, and the regular meeting of March 11, 2008.

 

4.                  Subject:  Adoption Of Medical Marijuana Permanent Ordinance  (520.04)

Recommendation:  That Council adopt, by reading of title only, An Ordinance of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Amending the Municipal Code by Adding Chapter 28.80 Establishing Regulations and Procedures for Medical Cannabis Dispensaries.

 

5.                  Subject:  Contract For Construction Of The Junipero Pedestrian Bridge And Pathway Lighting Project  (530.04)

Recommendation:  That Council award and authorize the Public Works Director to execute a contract with Lee Wilson Electric Company, Inc., in their low bid amount of $41,220, for construction of the Junipero Pedestrian Bridge and Pathway Lighting Project (Project), Bid No. 3525, and to approve expenditures up to $4,122 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.

 

6.                  Subject:  Contract Relating To City Lands And Public Easements Affecting School Sites And Other Locations (330.03)

Recommendation:  That Council authorize the Public Works Director to execute a contract with Theresa Marie Green, on behalf of Green & Associates (Teri Green), in the amount of $50,000, for data research and professional land use planning services relating to City lands and public easements that affect school sites and other facilities, and authorize the Public Works Director to approve expenditures of up to $5,000 to Teri Green for extra services that may result from necessary changes in the scope of work.

 

7.                  Subject:  Professional Services Agreement To Implement A Centralized Geographic Information System (GIS)  (170.04)

Recommendation:  That Council:

A.        Find it in the City's best interest to waive the formal bid process, as authorized by Municipal Code Section 4.52.080 (k), and authorize the City's Administrative Services Director to execute a professional services agreement and issue a purchase order with RBF Consulting in an amount not to exceed $197,662, to develop a Centralized GIS; and

B.        Authorize the City's Administrative Services Director to issue required change orders to RBF Consulting, in a total amount not to exceed $10,000, to cover contingencies associated with changes to services.

8.                  Subject:  Landscaping Grant Of $17,000 From Santa Barbara Beautiful For The Plaza Vera Cruz Improvement Project  (570.05)

Recommendation:  That Council accept a $17,000 contribution from Santa Barbara Beautiful for a portion of the planting for the Plaza Vera Cruz improvement project and increase estimated revenues and appropriations in the Parks and Recreation Capital Improvement Budget.

 

9.                  Subject:  February 2008 Investment Report  (260.02)

Recommendation:  That Council accept the February 2008 Investment Report.

 

10.             Subject:  Set A Date For Public Hearing Regarding Appeal Of Fire And Police Commission Approval Of Dance Permit For The James Joyce

Recommendation:  That Council:

A.        Set the date of May 6, 2008, at 2:00 p.m. for hearing the appeals filed by Thomas and Linda Byrne and Tamara Erickson of the Fire and Police Commission approval of an application for property owned by Thomas and Linda Byrne and located at 513 State Street, Assessor's Parcel No. 037-172-012, C-M, Commercial Manufacturing Zone.  The project proposes the issuance of a dance permit to The James Joyce bar; and

B.        Set the date of May 5, 2008, at 1:30 p.m. for a site visit to the property located at 513 State Street.

REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY

11.             Subject:  Minutes

Recommendation:  That the Redevelopment Agency Board waive the reading and approve the minutes of the regular meeting of March 11, 2008.

 

12.             Subject:  Contract For Construction Of The Plaza Vera Cruz Park Improvements Project  (570.05)

Recommendation:  

A.        That the Agency Board increase appropriations in the Agency's 2003A Bond Fund by $160,708 for the Plaza Vera Cruz Park Improvements Project (Project), funded from the Agency's Capital Project Contingency Account;

B.        That the Agency Board authorize the expenditure of $440,356 for the construction of the Plaza Vera Cruz Park Improvements;

C.        That Council award and authorize the Public Works Director to execute a contract with V. Lopez Junior and Sons, Inc., in their low bid amount of $392,556, for construction of the Project, Bid No. 3472, and approve expenditures up to $39,000 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;

D.        That Council authorize the Public Works Director to execute a contract with Flowers & Associates, Incorporated, (Flowers) in the amount of $5,000, for construction support services, and to approve expenditures of up to $500 for extra services of Flowers that may result from necessary changes in the scope of work;

E.        That Council authorize the General Services Manager to issue a Purchase Order to Fugro West, Incorporated, (Fugro West) in the amount of $3,000 for material testing services, and to approve expenditures of up to $300 for extra services of Fugro West that may result from necessary changes in the scope of work; and

F.         That Council adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Approving and Adopting the Findings Required by Health and Safety Code Section 33445 for Funding of Capital Improvements at Plaza Vera Cruz Park.

13.             Subject:  Contract For Construction For The East Cabrillo Boulevard Sidewalk Replacement Project

Recommendation:  

A.        That the Agency Board authorize the expenditure of $1,202,325 for the East Cabrillo Sidewalk Replacement Project;

B.        That Council authorize the Public Works Director to execute a contract with Lash Construction (Lash) in their low bid amount of $1,071,523 for construction of the East Cabrillo Boulevard Sidewalk Replacement Project (Project), Bid No. 3543, and to approve expenditures up to $107,152 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.        That Council authorize the Public Works Director to execute a contract with Penfield & Smith (P&S) in the amount of $15,500 for construction support services, and authorize the Public Works Director to approve expenditures of up to $1,550 for extra services of P&S that may result from necessary changes in the scope of work;

D.        That Council authorize the General Services Manager to issue a Purchase Order to Pacific Materials, Inc., in the amount of $6,000 for material testing services, and to approve expenditures of up to $600 for extra services of Pacific Materials, Inc., that may result from necessary changes in the scope of work; and

E.        That Council adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Approving and Adopting the Findings Required by Health and Safety Code Section 33445 for Funding of Capital Improvements to the East Cabrillo Boulevard Sidewalk.

NOTICES

14.             The City Clerk has on Thursday, March 20, 2008, 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.             Received a letter of resignation from Creeks Advisory Committee Member Jeff Phillips; the vacancy will be part of the next City Advisory Group recruitment.

 

This concludes the Consent Calendar.

REPORT FROM THE ORDINANCE COMMITTEE

REPORT FROM THE FINANCE COMMITTEE

MAYOR AND COUNCIL REPORTS

16.             Subject:  UCSB Long Range Development Plan  (150.02)

Recommendation:  That Council receive a presentation from the University of California at Santa Barbara (UCSB) on their Long Range Development Plan.

 

CITY COUNCIL ADMINISTRATIVE AND ATTORNEY REPORTS

CITY ADMINISTRATOR

17.             Subject:  Adoption Of City Of Santa Barbara 2008 Legislative Platform  (160.02)

Recommendation:  That Council:

A.        Adopt the proposed City of Santa Barbara 2008 Legislative Platform; and

B.        Authorize the Mayor, her designee in her absence, and staff, acting on behalf of the City of Santa Barbara, to contact state and federal representatives and send letters to advocate positions consistent with the goals of the City's Legislative Platform.

     (Continued from March 18, 2008)

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

18.             Subject:  Work Trip Reduction Incentive Program Update  (670.02)

Recommendation:  That Council receive a status report on the Work Trip Reduction Incentive Program (Work TRIP).

 

COUNCIL AND STAFF COMMUNICATIONS

COUNCILMEMBER COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENT REPORTS

CLOSED SESSIONS

19.             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.  The pending litigation is Janeways v. City of Santa Barbara, et al., SBSC Case Number 01111681.

     Scheduling:  Duration, 30 minutes; anytime

     Report:  None anticipated

 

RECESS

EVENING SESSION


EVENING SESSION

 

RECONVENE

ROLL CALL

PUBLIC COMMENT

PUBLIC HEARINGS

20.             Subject:  Community Development And Human Services Committee Funding Recommendations For Fiscal Year 2009 And Housing And Urban Development Consolidated Action Plan  (610.05)

Recommendation:  That Council:

A.        Approve the funding recommendations of the Community Development and Human Services Committee for Fiscal Year 2009 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and Human Services funds;

B.        Authorize the Community Development Director to negotiate and execute agreements implementing the funding recommendations, subject to the review and approval of the City Attorney; and

C.        Authorize the City Administrator to sign all necessary documents to submit the City's Action Plan to the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

ADJOURNMENT