(Printable Agenda)

REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING

REGULAR REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY MEETING

OCTOBER 28, 2008

AGENDA

 

 

ORDER OF BUSINESS

 

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

           2:00 p.m.   -     City Council Meeting

           2:00 p.m.   -     Redevelopment Agency Meeting

 

 

ORDINANCE COMMITTEE AND FINANCE COMMITTEE MEETINGS

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

Finance Committee Agenda

1.                  Subject:  September 30, 2008, Investment Report And September 30, 2008, Fiscal Agent Report

Recommendation:  That the Finance Committee recommend that Council:

A.        Accept the September 30, 2008, Investment Report; and

B.        Accept the September 30, 2008, Fiscal Agent Report.

                        (See Council/Redevelopment Agency Agenda Item No. 2)

2.                  Subject:  Funding For The Proposed Emergency Operations Center At Fire Station No. 1

Recommendation:  That the Finance Committee recommend that

the Redevelopment Agency (RDA) Board appropriate and authorize the expenditure of $35,000 from the RDA's Project Contingency Account to fund the design of an Emergency Operations Center (EOC) as part of the Fire Station No. 1 Seismic Renovation Project (Project), and that construction funding for this portion of the Project be allocated from the RDA Project Contingency Account.

            (See Council/Redevelopment Agency Agenda Item No. 15)

 


AFTERNOON SESSION

 

AFTERNOON SESSION

CALL TO ORDER

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

ROLL CALL

CHANGES TO THE AGENDA

PUBLIC COMMENT

CONSENT CALENDAR

CITY COUNCIL

1.                  Subject:  Minutes

Recommendation:  That Council waive the reading and approve the minutes of the regular meeting of October 14, 2008.

 

2.                  Subject:  September 30, 2008, Investment Report And September 30, 2008, Fiscal Agent Report (260.02)

Recommendation:  That Council:

A.        Accept the September 30, 2008, Investment Report; and

B.        Accept the September 30, 2008, Fiscal Agent Report.

3.                  Subject:  Adoption Of Ordinance Amendment Establishing Prima Facie Speed Limits  (530.05)

Recommendation:  That Council adopt, by reading of title only, An Ordinance of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Amending Section 10.60.015 of the Municipal Code, Reducing the Prima Facie Speed Limit on Haley Street from Chapala Street to Milpas Street from 30 to 25 Miles per Hour and Increasing the Prima Facie Speed Limit on De La Vina Street from Micheltorena Street to Haley Street from 25 to 30 Miles per Hour.

 

4.                  Subject:  Introduction Of Ordinance For Golf Professional Concession Agreement (330.04)

Recommendation:  That Council:

A.        Introduce and subsequently adopt, by reading of title only, An Ordinance of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Approving a Five-Year Golf Professional Concession Agreement Between the City of Santa Barbara and Channel Islands Golf Enterprises, Inc. with an Option for an Additional Five-Year Term at the Santa Barbara Golf Club; and

B.        Authorize the Parks and Recreation Director to execute the Golf Professional Concession Agreement with Channel Islands Golf Enterprises, Inc., subject to approval of the form of the Agreement by the City Attorney.

5.                  Subject:  Resident Permit Parking Program Addition Of Greenwell Lane (550.01)

Recommendation:  That Council adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Expanding Resident Permit Parking Area "L" in the Hacienda Drive Residential Area to Include Greenwell Lane, and Rescinding Council Resolution No. 07-082 and No. 96-042.

 

6.                  Subject:  Contract For Construction For The Laguna Channel Pump Station Engine Replacement Project (540.09)

Recommendation:  That Council:

A.        Reject the bid of V. Lopez Jr. and Sons, Inc. (V. Lopez), for the Laguna Channel Pump Station Engine Replacement Project (Project), Bid No. 3563, as non-responsive due to its failure to meet the requirements of the Project specifications;

B.        Authorize the Public Works Director to execute a contract with S.S. Mechanical Corporation (S.S. Mechanical) in the amount of $404,486, for construction of the Project, Bid No. 3563, and authorize the Public Works Director to approve expenditures up to $40,450 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; and

C.        Accept Local Surface Transportation Program (LSTP) grant funding in the amount of $347,000, and appropriate this amount in the Fiscal Year 2009 Streets Capital Fund Revenues and Operating Budgets to replenish the corresponding amount funded by the Streets Capital Pavement Maintenance Account.

7.                  Subject:  Contract For Water Supply Planning Study (540.08)

Recommendation:  That Council authorize the Public Works Director to execute a contract with Carollo Engineers in the amount of $193,900 for preparation of a water supply planning study to provide data needed for the City's Long Term Water Supply (LTWSP) update, and authorize the General Services Manager to approve expenditures of up to $19,390 for extra services of Carollo Engineers that may result from necessary changes in the scope of work.

 

8.                  Subject:  Agreement For Surface Water And Groundwater Monitoring (540.10)

Recommendation:  That Council authorize the Public Works Director to execute a joint funding agreement with the United States Geological Survey (USGS) for water resources investigations related to surface water and groundwater measurements for the period of November 1, 2008, through October 31, 2009, with a City cost share of $106,200.

 

REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY

9.                  Subject:  Minutes

Recommendation:  That the Redevelopment Agency Board waive the reading and approve the minutes of the regular meeting of October 14, 2008.

 

NOTICES

10.             The City Clerk has on Thursday, October 23, 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.             The public hearing scheduled for October 28, 2008, to hear an appeal of the Single Family Design Board's approval for 860 Jimeno Road, has been cancelled due to withdrawal of the development application.

12.             Cancellation of the regular City Council and Redevelopment Agency meetings of November 4, 2008, due to lack of a quorum.

 

This concludes the Consent Calendar.

REPORT FROM THE FINANCE COMMITTEE

CITY COUNCIL ADMINISTRATIVE AND ATTORNEY REPORTS

LIBRARY DEPARTMENT

13.             Subject:  Presentation By The Junior League And Library Staff Regarding A Partnership With The Library For Design And Renovation Of A New Children's Room (570.04)

Recommendation:  That Council receive a presentation by the Junior League and Library staff on a partnership to design, renovate and relocate the Children's room of the Central Library.

 

REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY REPORTS

14.             Subject:  Loan Increase For Mental Health Association's Affordable Housing Project At 617 Garden Street (660.04)

Recommendation:  

A.        That the Redevelopment Agency Board approve an increase of $1,200,000 in Redevelopment Agency funds to the existing loan to the Mental Health Association in Santa Barbara County for development of an affordable housing project at 617 Garden Street;

B.        That the Redevelopment Agency Board appropriate $1,200,000 from the Agency's housing contingency fund unappropriated reserves;

C.        That the Redevelopment Agency Board authorize the Agency's Deputy Director to execute a loan amendment agreement and related documents in a form acceptable to Agency Counsel and to make nonsubstantive changes; and

D.        That Council hold a public hearing and adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Approving the Issuance of Bonds by the California Municipal Finance Authority in an Amount Not to Exceed $4,000,000 for the Purpose of Financing the Acquisition of Facilities for the Mental Health Association in Santa Barbara County, and Certain Other Matters Relating Thereto.

15.             Subject:  Contract For Design Services For The Proposed Emergency Operations Center At Fire Station No. 1 (700.08)

Recommendation:  

A.        That the Redevelopment Agency (RDA) Board appropriate and authorize the expenditure of $35,000 from the RDA's Project Contingency Account to fund the design of an Emergency Operations Center as part of the Fire Station No. 1 Seismic Renovation Project;

B.        That Council authorize the Public Works Director, subject to approval by the City Attorney, to negotiate and execute a contract with Kruger Bensen Ziemer Architects, Incorporated (KBZ), in an amount not to exceed $26,000, for design of an Emergency Operations Center at Santa Barbara Fire Station No. 1;

C.        That Council authorize the Public Works Director to approve expenditures of up to $4,000 for extra services of KBZ that may result from necessary changes in the scope of work; and

D.        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 Redevelopment Agency Funding of an Emergency Operations Center at Fire Station No. 1.

COUNCIL AND STAFF COMMUNICATIONS

COUNCILMEMBER COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENT REPORTS

CLOSED SESSIONS

16.             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 Arthur Najera, et al., v. City of Santa Barbara, et al., SBSC Case No. 1187712.

            Scheduling:  Duration, 15 minutes; anytime

            Report:  None anticipated

 

ADJOURNMENT