(Printable Agenda)

SEPTEMBER 30, 2008

AGENDA

 

 

ORDER OF BUSINESS

 

12:00 p.m. - Special 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

5:00 p.m. - Recess

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

 

 

ORDINANCE COMMITTEE AND FINANCE COMMITTEE MEETINGS

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

Ordinance Committee Agenda

1.                  Subject: PlanSB Interim Zoning And Design Ordinance

Recommendation: That the Ordinance Committee begin discussions and provide initial direction to Staff on issues and standards to be addressed in a possible interim ordinance applicable to new buildings in those commercial zones of the City with a 60-foot height limitation and where residential uses are allowed.

(Continued from September 23, 2008)

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

Special Finance Committee Agenda

1.                  Subject: August 2008 Investment Report

Recommendation: That the Finance Committee recommend that Council accept the August 2008 Investment Report.

(See Council Agenda Item No. 3)


REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING 2:00 P.M.

AFTERNOON SESSION

 

AFTERNOON SESSION

CALL TO ORDER

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

ROLL CALL

CEREMONIAL ITEMS

1.                  Subject: Presentation To Council Regarding The Upcoming Charitable Giving Campaign

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 special meeting of September 12, and the adjourned regular meeting and special meeting of September 15, 2008.

3.                  Subject: August 2008 Investment Report (260.02)

Recommendation: That Council accept the August 2008 Investment Report.

4.                  Subject: Adoption Of Compatibility Review Criteria Ordinance (640.02)

Recommendation: That Council adopt, by reading of title only, An Ordinance of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Amending Chapters 22.22, 22.68, 27.07, 28.05 and 28.06 of Title 28 of the Santa Barbara Municipal Code Formalizing the Project Compatibility Analysis Process for the City Non-Residential Design Review Boards.

5.                  Subject: Records Destruction For Administrative Services 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 Administrative Services Department in the Human Resources Division.

6.                  Subject: Proposed Change To Animal Removal Fees (520.05)

Recommendation: That Council adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Amending Resolution No. 08-060, Adjusting Animal Removal Fees.

7.                  Subject: First Amendment To Lease Agreement - 1240 East Yanonali Street (330.04)

Recommendation: That Council introduce and subsequently adopt, by reading of title only, An Ordinance of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Approving and Authorizing the Execution of a Unilateral First Amendment to Lease Agreement No. 11,003 for Vehicular and Utility Access to the Real Property Located at 1240 East Yanonali Street (APN 017-520-001, -002, -003, and -004) Extending the Existing Lease with the City for an Additional Fifty (50) Year Period.

8.                  Subject: Downtown Organization Maintenance Agreement Fiscal Year 2009 (530.04)

Recommendation: That Council authorize the Parks and Recreation Director to execute an agreement in the amount of $696,400 with the Downtown Organization (DO) for landscape maintenance, sidewalk cleaning, and general maintenance of the 00-1200 blocks of State Street from Victoria Street to Cabrillo Boulevard, including the 101 underpass and various cross streets, from July 1, 2008, through June 30, 2009.

9.                  Subject: Contract For Revisions To Guidelines For Assessment Of Archaeological Resources At Santa Barbara Airport (560.01)

Recommendation: That Council approve and authorize the Airport Director to execute a contract, subject to approval by the City Attorney, with Applied Earthworks to complete revisions to the Santa Barbara Airport Guidelines for Assessment of Archaeological Resources (Guidelines) in an amount not to exceed $19,454, and authorize the Airport Director to approve expenditures up to $2,500 for extra services that may result from necessary changes in the scope of work.

10.             Subject: California Department Of Forestry And Fire Protection Urban Forestry Grant (520.03)

Recommendation: That Council:

A. Increase revenues and appropriations by $42,000 in the Parks and Recreation Department Fiscal Year 2009 Miscellaneous Grants Fund for the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) Urban Forestry Grant; and

B. Transfer $6,962 from the Parks and Recreation Department Fiscal Year 2009 Operating Budget to the Parks and Recreation Department's Fiscal Year 2009 Miscellaneous Grants Fund.

11.             Subject: Clean Beaches Initiative Proposition 50 Grant And Award Of Professional Services Agreement For The Microbial Source Tracking Protocol Development Project (530.03)

Recommendation: That Council:

A. Increase appropriations and estimated revenues by $477,280 in the Creeks Division Capital Fund for the Microbial Source Tracking Protocol Development Project, based on a grant agreement with the Clean Beaches Initiative Proposition 50 Grant Program of the State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB); and

B. Authorize the Parks and Recreation Director to execute a professional services agreement with the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) in the amount of $340,000 to conduct microbial source tracking in the Mission Creek watershed to assist in completion of the Microbial Source Tracking Protocol Development Project.

12.             Subject: Notice Of Completion For The Water Main Replacement Project 2006/2007 (540.06)

Recommendation: That Council accept the work completed by Tierra Contracting, Inc. (Tierra), Contract No. 22,286, for the Water Main Replacement Project 2006/2007, Bid No. 3452, located at various locations as shown on the attached list, in the final contract amount of $1,613,151.17, including approved changes, and approve filing of a Notice of Completion.

13.             Subject: Set A Date For Public Hearing Regarding Appeal Of Single Family Design Board Approval For 860 Jimeno Road (640.07)

Recommendation: That Council:

A. Set the date of October 28, 2008, at 2:00 p.m. for hearing the appeal filed by Tony Fischer, Attorney, representing Mike and Linda Cahill, of the Single Family Design Board approval of an application for property owned by Todd Drevo and located at 860 Jimeno Road, Assessor's Parcel No. 029-110-037, E-1 One-Family Residence Zone, General Plan Designation: Residential, 3 Units per Acre. The project involves the replacement of an existing window with a French door, addition of a new window, and conversion of an existing permitted under-story to habitable space; and

B. Set the date of October 27, 2008, at 1:30 p.m. for a site visit to the property located at 860 Jimeno Road.

NOTICES

14.             The City Clerk has on Thursday, September 25, 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.             City Advisory Groups Recruitment:

A. The City Clerk's Office will accept applications through Monday, November 3, 2008, at 5:30 p.m., to fill scheduled vacancies on various City Advisory Groups, and the unscheduled vacancies resulting from resignations received in the City Clerk's Office through Thursday, October 16, 2008;

B. The City Council will conduct interviews of applicants for vacancies on various City Advisory Groups on Tuesday, November 11, 2008, at 4:00 p.m. (Estimated Time), Tuesday, November 18, 2008, at 3:30 p.m. (Estimated Time), and Tuesday, November 25, 2008, at 6:00 p.m.;

C. The City Council Subcommittee will conduct interviews of applicants for the Franklin Center, Lower Westside Center, and Westside Center Advisory Committees, and applicants for the low income neighborhood categories on the Community Development & Human Services Committee on Thursday, November 13, 2008, at 7:00 p.m. at the Westside Community Center, 423 West Victoria Street; and

D. The City Council will make appointments to fill vacancies on various City Advisory Groups on Tuesday, December 16, 2008.

 

This concludes the Consent Calendar.

REPORT FROM THE ORDINANCE COMMITTEE

REPORT FROM THE FINANCE COMMITTEE

CITY COUNCIL ADMINISTRATIVE AND ATTORNEY REPORTS

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT

16.             Subject: Introduction Of Ordinance Amending The City's Inclusionary Housing Ordinance (640.09)

Recommendation: That Council approve revisions to the City's Inclusionary Housing Ordinance, and introduce and subsequently adopt, by reading of title only, An Ordinance of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Amending Title 28 of the Municipal Code to Revise Chapter 28.43 With Respect to Expanded Inclusionary Housing Requirements for Smaller Residential Projects Approved for Construction Within the City.

FINANCE DEPARTMENT

17.             Subject: Status Report - Solid Waste Action Plan And Single-Use Bags (630.01)

Recommendation: That Council:

A. Receive a report on the status of several key projects of the City of Santa Barbara's Solid Waste Action Plan; and

B. Receive the recommendations of the City Council Solid Waste Committee regarding the reduction of single-use bags.

COUNCIL AND STAFF COMMUNICATIONS

COUNCILMEMBER COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENT REPORTS

CLOSED SESSIONS

18.             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. Pending litigation considered is: Donald Knapp v. City of Santa Barbara, WCAB, Case Numbers GOL 0100778 and 0100832.

Scheduling: Duration, 10 minutes; anytime

Report: None anticipated

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. Pending litigation considered is: Jeffrey McCune v. City of Santa Barbara, WCAB, Case Numbers GOL 100971, 100970, 100968, 100969, 100967 and 100972.

Scheduling: Duration, 10 minutes; anytime

Report: None anticipated

RECESS

EVENING SESSION


EVENING SESSION

 

RECONVENE

ROLL CALL

PUBLIC COMMENT

PUBLIC HEARINGS

20.             Subject: Appeal Of Planning Commission Approval Of 800 Santa Barbara Street (640.07)

Recommendation: That Council deny the appeal of the Santa Barbara Trust for Historic Preservation and uphold the Planning Commission approval of the Tentative Subdivision Map and Development Plan Approval for the two- and three-story mixed-use development proposed at 800 Santa Barbara Street.

ADJOURNMENT