(Printable Agenda)

SEPTEMBER 23, 2008

AGENDA

 

 

ORDER OF BUSINESS

 

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

2:00 p.m. - City Council Meeting

 

ORDINANCE COMMITTEE AND FINANCE COMMITTEE MEETINGS

SPECIAL 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.

 

REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING 2:00 P.M.

 

AFTERNOON SESSION

CALL TO ORDER

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

ROLL CALL

CEREMONIAL ITEMS

1.                  Subject: Proclamation Declaring September 26, 2008, As Meso Awareness Day (120.04)

2.                  Subject: Proclamation Declaring September 21-27, 2008, As National Rehabilitation Awareness Week (120.04)

3.                  Subject: Proclamation Declaring September 22-29, 2008, As Suicide Prevention Week (120.04)

4.                  Subject: Helen I. Pontius National Award Of Merit 2008 Presented To Nancy Rapp, Parks And Recreation Director (120.08)

CHANGES TO THE AGENDA

PUBLIC COMMENT

CONSENT CALENDAR

CITY COUNCIL

5.                  Subject: Minutes

Recommendation: That Council waive the reading and approve the minutes of the special meeting of September 4, 2008 (cancelled due to lack of a quorum), the special meetings of September 8, 2008, and the regular meeting of September 9, 2008.

6.                  Subject: Santa Barbara Airport World War II Memorial (560.04)

Recommendation: That Council:

A. Authorize the General Services Manager to issue a Purchase Order to Alliance Contracting Inc., in their low bid amount of $177,335, for construction of the Santa Barbara Airport World War II Memorial, Bid No. 4855;

B. Authorize the Airport Director to approve expenditures up to $17,734 to cover 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. Authorize the General Services Manager to issue a Purchase Order to David Black and Associates, in the amount of $2,800 for general construction support services related to site layout, landscaping and graphic design;

D. Authorize the General Services Manager to issue a Purchase Order to Smith Engineering Associates, in the amount of $2,550 for construction support services related to electrical design; and

E. Authorize the General Services Manager to issue a Purchase Order to Penfield and Smith for $38,265 for construction engineering services.

7.                  Subject: Agreements For Afterschool Recreation Programs (570.06)

Recommendation: That Council:

A. Authorize the Parks and Recreation Director to enter into three agreements with the Santa Barbara School Districts (SBSD) for the Recreation Afterschool Program (RAP), Junior High Afterschool Sports and Recreation Program, and Afterschool Opportunities for Kids (A-OK!); and

B. Appropriate $230,591 in expenditures and $122,791 in revenues to the Parks and Recreation Department Fiscal Year 2009 General Fund budget for the Recreation Afterschool Program (RAP) and Junior High Afterschool program.

8.                  Subject: Santa Barbara Amateur Radio Club Equipment Shelter Replacement At Vic Trace Reservoir (530.01)

Recommendation: That Council:

A. Grant conceptual approval for the Santa Barbara Amateur Radio Club to replace their two existing radio equipment shelters with one new shelter at Vic Trace Reservoir;

B. Authorize the Public Works Director to draft a Joint Use Agreement and Site Lease that provides for a new roof for the existing City communications shelter to be integrated with the new Santa Barbara Amateur Radio Club shelter; and

C. Direct the Public Works Director to return to Council and submit the Joint Use Agreement and Site Lease for review and consideration of approval.

9.                  Subject: Contract For Maintenance Program And Inventory Management Project At El Estero Wastewater Treatment Plant (Phase 3) (540.13)

Recommendation: That Council authorize the Public Works Director to execute a contract with Linjer, Inc. (Linjer), in an amount not to exceed $210,700 for the Maintenance Program and Inventory Management Project at the El Estero Wastewater Treatment Plant (El Estero), and authorize the Public Works Director to approve $21,000 for extra services that may result from unanticipated changes in the scope of work.

10.             Subject: Cancellation Of November 4, 2008, City Council And Redevelopment Agency Meetings (120.09)

Recommendation: That Council cancel the November 4, 2008, City Council and Redevelopment Agency meetings.

NOTICES

11.             The City Clerk has on Thursday, September 18, 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.

12.             The public hearing scheduled for September 23, 2008, at 2:00 p.m. to hear the appeal of the Planning Commission approval for 101 East Victoria Street, has been postponed indefinitely.

13.             A City Council site visit is scheduled on Monday, September 29, 2008, at 1:30 p.m. to the property located at 800 Santa Barbara Street, which is the subject of an appeal hearing set for September 30, 2008, at 6:00 p.m.

 

This concludes the Consent Calendar.

REPORT FROM THE ORDINANCE COMMITTEE

CITY COUNCIL ADMINISTRATIVE AND ATTORNEY REPORTS

AIRPORT DEPARTMENT

14.             Subject: GAP Fire Flood Protection And Mitigation Project (150.04)

Recommendation: That Council:

A. Approve and authorize the Airport Director, subject to approval by the City Attorney, to execute an Agreement for Cost Sharing of the Gap Fire Flood Protection and Mitigation Project: Aerial Hydromulching between the City of Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County Flood Control and Water Conservation District, and the City of Goleta; and

B. Appropriate $70,000 to be funded from Airport reserves above policy.

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT

15.             Subject: Introduction Of Compatibility Review Criteria Ordinance (640.02)

Recommendation: That Council introduce and subsequently 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.

FINANCE DEPARTMENT

16.             Subject: Measure G Fiscal Impact Report (110.03)

Recommendation: That Council accept the Fiscal Impact Report on Measure G, the Telecommunication and Video Users Tax Reduction and Modernization Ordinance.

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

17.             Subject: Underground Utility Assessment District Program Level Of Support Update (530.07)

Recommendation: That Council receive an update and provide direction on the Underground Utility Assessment District (UUAD) Program, including the program's level of neighborhood support thresholds.

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. The pending litigation is Javier Bravo, et al., v. City of Santa Maria, et al., USDC Case Number CV 06-6851 FMC (SHx).

Scheduling: Duration, 10 minutes; anytime

Report: None anticipated

ADJOURNMENT

To Monday, September 29, 2008, at 1:30 p.m. at 800 Santa Barbara Street. (See Agenda Item No. )