NOVEMBER 25, 2008
ORDINANCE COMMITTEE AND FINANCE COMMITTEE MEETINGS
SPECIAL FINANCE COMMITTEE MEETING - 1:00 P.M. IN
DAVID GEBHARD PUBLIC MEETING ROOM,
1. Subject: October 2008 Investment Report (Dept. Head: RDP)
Recommendation: That Finance Committee recommend that Council accept the October 2008 Investment Report.
(See Council Agenda Item No. 2)
CALL TO ORDER
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
CHANGES TO THE AGENDA
Recommendation: That Council waive the reading and approve the minutes of the regular meeting of November 11, 2008.
Recommendation: That Council accept the October 2008 Investment Report.
Recommendation: That Council adopt, by reading of title only, an Ordinance of the City Council of the City of Santa Barbara Amending Santa Barbara M unicipal Code Chapter 28.87 of the Title 28, the City's Zoning Ordinance, In Order to Temporarily Suspend the Application of Certain Provisions of Section 28.87.170 Concerning the Height Of Hedges In Required Setbacks and Along the Front Lot Line.
Recommendation: That Council authorize the Parks and Recreation Director to execute an amendment to Professional Services Contract No. 22,623 in an amount not to exceed $19,150 for a total contract amount of $139,743 for Wallace Group to provide final design plans and construction specifications for the Santa Barbara Golf Club Storm Water Management Project.
Recommendation: That Council
adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of
Recommendation: That the Redevelopment Agency Board waive the reading and approve the minutes of the regular meeting of November 11, 2008.
Recommendation: That the Agency
Board appropriate $330,000 from the Redevelopment Agency Capital Project
Contingency Account to fund hazardous material removal activities on
Agency-owned property at
8. The City Clerk has on Thursday, November 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.
9. Cancellation of the regular City Council and Redevelopment Agency meetings of December 2, 2008, due to lack of a quorum.
This concludes the Consent Calendar.
REPORT FROM THE FINANCE COMMITTEE
CITY COUNCIL ADMINISTRATIVE AND ATTORNEY REPORTS
COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT
Recommendation: That Council:
A. Initiate an amendment to City Charter Section 1506 and implementing ordinance with regard to the 60-foot building height allowance for certain commercial zones, and standards for new setbacks; and
B. Provide direction to staff and the Ordinance Committee on the provisions to be included in the amendments.
Recommendation: That Council adopt the proposed Environmental Preferred Purchasing Policy to assist City departments in purchasing products and services that minimize the City's impact on the environment.
PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT
Recommendation: That Council receive, for information only, the Capital Improvement Projects (CIP) First Quarter Report for Fiscal Year 2009.
(Continued from November 18, 2008)
Recommendation: That the Council deny
the appeal of Jacqueline M. Page and Joyce Siefker Searls, and uphold the
Single Family Design Board Preliminary Approval for proposed additions and
alterations to the existing one-story, single-family residence for Ann S. De
Bruyn Kops at
COUNCIL AND STAFF COMMUNICATIONS
COUNCILMEMBER COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENT REPORTS
Recommendation: That Council hold a closed session, per Government Code Section 54957.6, to consider instructions to City negotiator Kristy Schmidt, Employee Relations Manager, regarding negotiations with the General, Treatment and Patrol, Hourly, and Supervisory bargaining units, and regarding salaries and fringe benefits for unrepresented management and confidential employees.
Scheduling: Duration, 30 minutes; anytime
Report: None anticipated
(Continued from November 18, 2008)
MAYOR AND COUNCIL REPORTS
Recommendation: That Council interview applicants to City Advisory Groups.