(Printable Agenda)

AUGUST 19, 2008

AGENDA

 

 

ORDER OF BUSINESS

 

         12:30 p.m.   -     Ordinance Committee Meeting, Council Chamber

           1:00 p.m.   -     Finance Committee Meeting, David Gebhard Public Meeting Room, 630 Garden Street

           2:00 p.m.   -     City Council Meeting

 

 

ORDINANCE COMMITTEE AND FINANCE COMMITTEE MEETINGS

ORDINANCE COMMITTEE MEETING - 12:30 P.M. IN THE COUNCIL CHAMBER (120.03)

Ordinance Committee Agenda

Subject:  Project Compatibility Review Criteria

Recommendation:  That the Ordinance Committee review proposed amendments to the Architectural Board of Review Ordinance 22.68 and Historic Structures Ordinance 22.22 involving a new process for evaluating project compatibility and design review considerations.

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

Finance Committee Agenda

Subject:  July 2008 Investment Report

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

            (See Council Agenda Item No. 3)


REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING – 2:00 P.M.

AFTERNOON SESSION

 

CALL TO ORDER

 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

ROLL CALL

 

CEREMONIAL ITEMS

1.                  Subject:  Recognition Of Jose Reyes And Jose Acosta For Life Saving Efforts  (120.08)

 

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 adjourned regular meeting of August 4, 2008, and the regular meeting of August 5, 2008.

 

3.                  Subject:  July 2008 Investment Report  (260.02)

Recommendation:  That Council accept the July 2008 Investment Report.

 

4.                  Subject:  Annual Field Scheduling And Monitoring Fiscal Year 2009 Budget Appropriation  (570.07)

Recommendation:  That Council appropriate $29,085 in expenditures and $58,171 in revenues to the Parks and Recreation Department Miscellaneous Grants Fund for the Field Scheduling Program budget.

 

5.                  Subject:  Adoption Of Ordinance Amending Santa Barbara Municipal Code Section 14.23.009 And Chapter 22.80 Regarding Water Conservation Standards  (540.05)

Recommendation:  That Council adopt, by reading of title only, An Ordinance of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Amending Section 14.23.009 and Chapter 22.80 of the Santa Barbara Municipal Code Regarding Landscape Design Standards For Water Conservation.

 

6.                  Subject:  Adoption Of Ordinance And Appeal Findings Resolution For 1298 Coast Village Road  (640.07)

Recommendation:  That Council:

A.        Adopt, by reading of title only, An Ordinance Of The Council Of The City Of Santa Barbara Rezoning Certain Property And Approving A Local Coastal Program Amendment for an Application of Olive Oil & Gas LP, 1298 Coast Village Road (MST2004-00493); and

B.        Adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Denying the Appeal and Upholding the Decision of the Planning Commission to Approve the Mitigated Negative Declaration and Approve a Mixed-Use Project Located at 1298 Coast Village Road, Making Environmental Findings, Approving Certain Modifications, and Issuing a Coastal Development Permit and a Development Plan Approval for Non-Residential Development, Along with the Necessary Tentative Subdivision Map for Eight Residential Condominium Units and for a 4,800 Square-Ft. Non-Residential Commercial Development.

7.                  Subject:  Resolution To Authorize Merger Of Parcels For Fire Station No. 1 And Dedicate An Easement For Frontage Of Chapala Street  (330.03)

Recommendation:  That Council adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Approving the Execution of a Certificate of Voluntary Merger to Merge Certain Multiple Lots Underlying the Property Owned by the City of Santa Barbara Known as Fire Station No. 1, Located at 121 West Carrillo Street, and Dedicating an Easement Thereon for a Public Street Along the Frontage of Chapala Street, as Presently Traveled.

 

8.                  Subject:  Opposition To State Borrowing Of Local Government Funds  (150.04)

Recommendation:  That Council adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Opposing State Budget Decisions That Would Borrow Local Government, Redevelopment and Transportation Funds.

 

NOTICES

9.                  The City Clerk has on Thursday, August 14, 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.

10.             Cancellation of the regular Redevelopment Agency meeting of August 19, 2008, due to lack of business.

11.             The site visit scheduled for August 18, 2008, at 1:30 p.m., and the public hearing scheduled for August 19, 2008, at 2:00 p.m., both related to an appeal of the Planning Commission's decision for property located at 528 Anacapa Street, have been cancelled due to withdrawal of the appeal.

12.             Cancellation of the regular City Council meeting of August 26, 2008, and of the regular City Council and Redevelopment Agency meetings of September 2, 2008, due to lack of a quorum.

 

This concludes the Consent Calendar.

 

REPORT FROM THE ORDINANCE COMMITTEE

 

REPORT FROM THE FINANCE COMMITTEE

 

CITY COUNCIL ADMINISTRATIVE AND ATTORNEY REPORTS

FINANCE DEPARTMENT

13.             Subject:  Cottage Hospital Debt Issuance  (280.01)

Recommendation:  That Council:

A.        Hold a Public Hearing at the request of the California Statewide Communities Development Authority (CSCDA) on the issuance of debt by CSCDA on behalf of Cottage Hospital; and

B.        Adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Approving a Tax-Exempt Bond Financing to be Issued by the California Statewide Communities Development Authority to Benefit Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital and Affiliates.

 

CITY ADMINISTRATOR

14.             Subject:  Update On The City's Coordination Efforts Targeting Youth Gang Violence  (520.04)

Recommendation:  That Council receive an update on the City’s coordination efforts targeting youth gang violence.

 

15.             Subject:  Response To The 2007-2008 Grand Jury Report - Anti-Gang Efforts In The City Of Santa Barbara: Who's In Charge?"  (520.04)

Recommendation:  That Council review and approve a draft letter in response to the findings and recommendations of the 2007-2008 Santa Barbara County Civil Grand Jury report titled, Anti-Gang Efforts in the City of Santa Barbara: Who's in Charge?

 

PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT

16.             Subject:  2008 Creek And Ocean Water Quality Public Opinion Research Survey Results  (540.14)

Recommendation:  That Council receive a presentation on the 2008 Creek and Ocean Water Quality Public Opinion Research Survey Results.

 

COUNCIL AND STAFF COMMUNICATIONS

 

COUNCILMEMBER COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENT REPORTS

 

CLOSED SESSIONS

17.             Subject:  Conference With Legal Counsel - Anticipated Litigation  (160.03)

Recommendation:  That Council hold a closed session to consider anticipated litigation pursuant to subsection (c) of section 54956.9 of the Government Code and take appropriate action as needed.  One potential case.  Amicus Curiae Request - City of Irvine v. Southern California Association of Governments (Orange County Superior Court Case No. 07CC08301, Fourth District Court of Appeals Case No. G040513).

            Scheduling:  Duration, 15 minutes; anytime

            Report:  A report will follow the Closed Session if action is taken that requires reporting pursuant to Government Code section 54957.1.

 

ADJOURNMENT