(Printable Agenda)

 

JUNE 17, 2008

AGENDA

 

 

ORDER OF BUSINESS

 

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

12:30 p.m. - Finance Committee Meeting, David Gebhard Public Meeting Room, 630 Garden Street

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

5:00 p.m. - Recess

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

 

 

ORDINANCE COMMITTEE AND FINANCE COMMITTEE MEETINGS

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

Special Ordinance Committee Agenda

Subject: Proposed Social Host Ordinance

Recommendation: That the Council Ordinance Committee review a proposed draft City "Social Host" Ordinance and make recommendations to the City Council regarding its possible adoption.

FINANCE COMMITTEE MEETING - 12:30 P.M. IN DAVID GEBHARD PUBLIC MEETING ROOM, 630 GARDEN STREET (120.03)

Finance Committee Agenda

Subject: Police Department Locker Room Upgrade Project And Funding Options

Recommendation: That the Finance Committee evaluate project options to upgrade the Police Department Locker Room and recommend that Council adopt Option A with an identified source of funding.

 

REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING 2:00 P.M.

AFTERNOON SESSION

 

AFTERNOON SESSION

CALL TO ORDER

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

ROLL CALL

CEREMONIAL ITEMS

1.                  Subject: Proclamation Declaring June 19, 2008, As National "Dump The Pump" Day (120.04)

CHANGES TO THE AGENDA

PUBLIC COMMENT

CONSENT CALENDAR

2.                  Subject: Minutes

Recommendation: That Council waive the reading and approve the minutes of the regular meeting of June 3, 2008.

3.                  Subject: Adoption Of Ordinance For Mooring Lease Agreement With Voyage Partners, LLC (330.04)

Recommendation: That Council adopt, by reading of title only, An Ordinance of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Approving a Five-Year Lease, with One Five-Year Option, Effective July 17, 2008, for the 2,520 Square-Foot Berth Area Located at Marina 4-B, at an Initial Monthly Rent of $1,666.66 per Month.

4.                  Subject: Records Destruction For The Police Department (160.06)

Recommendation: That Council adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Relating to the Destruction of Records Held by the Police Department in the Business Office, Parking Enforcement, Internal Affairs and the Records Bureau.

5.                  Subject: Appropriation Of Funds For The Council On Alcoholism And Drug Abuse "Kids Fight Drugs" Calendar Program (520.04)

Recommendation: That Council appropriate $9,118 from Asset Forfeiture Funds to pay to the Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse for the City of Santa Barbara's share of the expense for the "Kids Fight Drugs" Calendar Program for 2008.

6.                  Subject: Approval Of Expedited Purchasing Process For Marina One Firewater System (570.03)

Recommendation: That Council retroactively approve the issuance of an expedited public bidding process and emergency purchase order in the amount of $73,489 to Schock Contracting Corporation as the low bidder to install an upgraded firewater system in Marina One.

7.                  Subject: Right-Of-Way Certifications For Federally Funded Transportation Projects (670.05)

Recommendation: That Council adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Authorizing and Directing the Public Works Director to Execute Right-of-Way Certifications Required for Projects Administered by the State of California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), and Rescinding Resolution No. 99-042.

8.                  Subject: Notice Of Completion For Phase I Taxiway B Realignment, East Runway Improvements, And Runway 7-25 Relocation (560.04)

Recommendation: That Council accept the work completed by Granite Construction, Contract No. 22,403, for the Santa Barbara Airport Phase I Taxiway B Realignment, East Runway Improvements, and Runway 7-25 Relocation, Bid No. 3430, in the final contract amount of $13,616,521.89, including approved changes, and approve filing of a Notice of Completion.

9.                  Subject: Approval Of Map And Execution Of Agreements For 116 East Yanonali Street (640.08)

Recommendation: That Council approve and authorize the City Administrator to execute and record Final Map No. 20,756 for a one-lot mixed-use residential and commercial condominium subdivision, finding the Final Map in conformance with the State Subdivision Map Act, the City's Subdivision Ordinance, the Tentative Subdivision Map, and other standard agreements relating to the approved subdivision; and authorize the City Engineer to record a removal document for the Land Development Agreement when the public improvements are complete.

NOTICES

10.             The City Clerk has on Thursday, June 12, 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.

11.             Received a letter of resignation from Mosquito and Vector Management District Board Member David Pritchett; the vacancy will be part of a future City Advisory Group recruitment.

 

This concludes the Consent Calendar.

REPORT FROM THE ORDINANCE COMMITTEE

REPORT FROM THE FINANCE COMMITTEE

CITY COUNCIL ADMINISTRATIVE AND ATTORNEY REPORTS

12.             Subject: Renewal Of Levy For Fiscal Year 2008-09 And Increase In Levy By Consumer Price Index For The Wildland Fire Suppression Assessment District (290.00)

Recommendation: That Council adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Declaring Its Intention to Continue Vegetation Road Clearance, Implementation of a Defensible Space Inspection and Assistance Program, and Implementation of a Vegetation Management Program Within the Foothill and Extreme Foothill Zones; Declaring the Work to be of More Than General or Ordinary Benefit and Describing the District to be Assessed to Pay the Costs and Expenses Thereof; Approving the Engineer's Report; Confirming Diagram and Assessment; and Ordering Levy of the Wildland Fire Suppression Assessment District for Fiscal Year 2008-09.

PUBLIC HEARINGS

13.             Subject: Public Hearing Regarding Proposed Utility Rates Increases (230.05)

Recommendation: That Council:

A. Hold a public hearing, as required by Proposition 218, regarding proposed utility rate increases for water, wastewater, and solid waste collection services for Fiscal Year 2009; and

B. Consider the recommendation of the Water Commission regarding water rates and allotments for agricultural irrigation customers.

CITY COUNCIL ADMINISTRATIVE AND ATTORNEY REPORTS (CONT'D)

CITY ADMINISTRATOR

14.             Subject: City Council Committee On Homeless Services And Neighborhood Impacts (660.04)

Recommendation: That Council establish a Council Committee comprised of three Councilmembers to study a range of issues related to homeless services and neighborhood impacts and, with input from community members, make recommendations to the Council on strategies to address the issues.

POLICE DEPARTMENT

15.             Subject: Committee On Legislation Report Regarding Alcohol Impact Areas (520.04)

Recommendation: That Council:

A. As requested by the Committee on Legislation, receive a report from the Police Department regarding Alcohol Impact Areas; and

B. Provide direction to the Police Department on next steps if any.

COUNCIL AND STAFF COMMUNICATIONS

COUNCILMEMBER COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENT REPORTS

CLOSED SESSIONS

16.             Subject: Conference With Real Property Negotiators - Acquisition Of Properties, Haley/De La Vina Bridge Replacement Project (330.03)

Recommendation: That Council hold a closed session to consider instructions to Public Works staff and the City Attorney regarding real property negotiations to acquire certain property and easements concerning the following: 1) The property commonly known as 430 De La Vina Street, Santa Barbara County Assessor's Parcel Number 037-203-021; 2) The property commonly known as 513 De La Vina Street, Santa Barbara County Assessor's Parcel Number 037-161-032; and 3) The property occupied by a portion of the Mission Creek floodway fronting the 500 block of De La Vina Street, shown together with Santa Barbara County Assessor's Parcel Number 037-161-032. City Negotiators: Christine F. Andersen, Public Works Director; Don Irelan, Senior Real Property Agent; and Stephen P. Wiley, City Attorney, on behalf of the City of Santa Barbara, pursuant to the authority of Government Code Section 54956.8. Negotiating Parties: David G. Flint (430 De La Vina Street); Joyce M. Eggers (513 De La Vina Street); and Arthur O. Norton or assigns (Mission Creek floodway, 500 Block De La Vina Street). Under Negotiation: Price and terms of property acquisitions.

Scheduling: Duration, 30 minutes; anytime

Report: None anticipated

17.             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 Ampersand Publishing, LLC, v. City Of Santa Barbara; Santa Barbara Transportation And Circulation Committee, et al., SBSC Number 1266463.

Scheduling: Duration, 15 minutes; anytime

Report: None anticipated

RECESS

EVENING SESSION

 

EVENING SESSION

 

RECONVENE

ROLL CALL

PUBLIC COMMENT

MAYOR AND COUNCIL REPORTS

18.             Subject: Interviews For City Advisory Groups (140.05)

Recommendation: That Council interview applicants to City Advisory Groups.

PUBLIC HEARINGS

19.             Subject: Annexation Of 900-1100 Las Positas Road And Adoption Of The Veronica Meadows Specific Plan And Associated Approvals; And Appeal Of The Planning Commission Certification Of The Environmental Impact Report For The Veronica Meadows Specific Plan (640.07)

Recommendation: That Council:

A. Deny the appeal of Wittwer & Parkin, LLP, attorney for Citizens Planning Association and Santa Barbara Urban Creeks Council, and uphold the Planning Commission certification of the Environmental Impact Report for the Veronica Meadows Specific Plan;

B. Adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Certifying the Environmental Impact Report, Adopting the Mitigation Monitoring And Reporting Program, And Adopting Findings Of Fact And A Statement Of Overriding Consideration For The Veronica Meadows Project (Veronica Meadows Specific Plan) (MST99-00608);

C. Adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Initiating the Annexation of the Veronica Meadows Specific Plan Area to the City of Santa Barbara. An Application Of Peak Las Positas Partners, 900-1100 Block Of Las Positas Road (Veronica Meadows Specific Plan) (MST99-00608);

D. Adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Approving A Tax Exchange Agreement With The County Of Santa Barbara Pertaining To An Application Of Peak Las Positas Partners, 900-1100 Block Of Las Positas Road (Veronica Meadows Specific Plan) (MST99-00608);

E. Adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Approving A General Plan Amendment And A Local Coastal Plan Amendment For An Application Of Peak Las Positas Partners, 900-1100 Block Of Las Positas Road (Veronica Meadows Specific Plan) (MST99-00608);

F. Adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Approving A Lot Line Adjustment For An Application of Peak Las Positas Partners, 900-1100 Block of Las Positas Road (Veronica Meadows Specific Plan) (MST99-00608);

G. Adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Approving A Coastal Development Permit For An Application of Peak Las Positas Partners, 900-1100 Block Of Las Positas Road (Veronica Meadows Specific Plan) (MST99-00608);

H. Adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Approving A Public Street Waiver And Tentative Subdivision Map For An Application of Peak Las Positas Partners, 900-1100 Block Of Las Positas Road (Veronica Meadows Specific Plan) (MST99-00608);

I. Adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Making Certain Findings Under Santa Barbara City Charter Section 520 For An Application of Peak Las Positas Partners, 900-1100 Block Of Las Positas Road (Veronica Meadows Specific Plan) (MST99-00608); and

J. Introduce and subsequently adopt, by reading of title only, An Ordinance of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Prezoning Certain Property And Adopting A Zoning Code Amendment For The Veronica Meadows Specific Plan Area.

ADJOURNMENT