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CITY OF SANTA BARBARA

CITY COUNCIL

REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY

FEBRUARY 10, 2009

AGENDA

 

 

ORDER OF BUSINESS

 

12:00 p.m. - Special Finance Committee Meeting, David Gebhard Public Meeting Room, 630 Garden Street

2:00 p.m. - City Council Meeting Begins

2:00 p.m. - Redevelopment Agency Meeting

5:00 p.m. - Recess

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

 

 

ORDINANCE COMMITTEE AND FINANCE COMMITTEE MEETINGS

SPECIAL FINANCE COMMITTEE MEETING - 12:00 P.M. IN DAVID GEBHARD PUBLIC MEETING ROOM, 630 GARDEN STREET (120.03)

Special Finance Committee Agenda

1.                  Subject: Carbon Neutral Goal For City Operations

Recommendation: That Finance Committee review a preliminary financial feasibility plan to achieve carbon neutrality by 2020 for City operations and make a recommendation to Council on proceeding with the greenhouse gas emissions goal.

 

 

REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING 2:00 P.M.

REGULAR REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY MEETING 2:00 P.M.

 

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 January 20, 2009 (cancelled due to lack of a quorum), and the regular meeting of January 27, 2009.

2.                  Subject: Termination Of The Proclamation For A Local Emergency (Tea Fire) (520.02)

Recommendation: That Council adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Terminating a Local Emergency Due to the Tea Fire.

3.                  Subject: Adoption Of Ordinance For The 2008-2010 General Unit Memorandum Of Understanding (440.02)

Recommendation: That Council adopt, by reading of title only, An Ordinance of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Adopting the Memorandum of Understanding Between the City of Santa Barbara and the Santa Barbara City Employees' Association (General Unit).

4.                  Subject: Introduction Of Ordinance For Ten-Year License Agreement With The Santa Barbara Youth Sailing Foundation (330.04)

Recommendation: That Council approve a license agreement with the Santa Barbara Youth Sailing Foundation, and introduce and subsequently adopt, by reading of title only, An Ordinance of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Approving a Ten-Year License Agreement With the Santa Barbara Youth Sailing Foundation, Effective March 26, 2009, for a 2,500 Square-Foot Water Space in Marina 1, at an Initial Rent of $595 per Month.

5.                  Subject: Introduction Of Ordinance To Approve Property Transfer For Highway 101 Operational Improvements Project (670.07)

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 City Administrator to Execute the Property Transfer Agreement with the State of California Department of Transportation, and Subsequently, Subject to Review and Approval by the City Attorney, to Execute Any Deeds to Provide for the Transfer of Certain Properties Owned in Fee by the City of Santa Barbara Required for the State Highway Route 101 Milpas Street to Hot Springs Road Operational Improvements Project, and Accepting the Ownership in Fee of Certain Non-Freeway Properties to be Relinquished by the State of California Department of Transportation, Underlying and Adjacent to the Roundabout at Milpas Street, Now Existing Adjacent to State Highway.

6.                  Subject: Introduction Of Ordinance For Airport Zoning Map Revision - 1600 Cecil Cook Place (640.09)

Recommendation: That Council:

A. Introduce and subsequently adopt, by reading of title only, An Ordinance of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Amending Title 29 of the Santa Barbara Municipal Code to Rezone 9.04 Acres of Airport Approach and Operations Zone (A-A-O) to Aviation Facilities Zone (A-F) in the Coastal Zone at the Santa Barbara Municipal Airport; and

B. Recommend approval of a Local Coastal Program Amendment to the California Coastal Commission to change the corresponding LCP zoning pursuant to State Public Resources Code 30514.

7.                  Subject: Emergency Purchase Orders Issued For The Tea Fire (520.02)

Recommendation: That Council retroactively approve the issuance of emergency purchase orders to Tierra Contracting, Inc., in the amount of $79,970 to construct debris racks, and to Acacia Erosion Control, Inc., in the amount of $73,000 for slope stabilization and erosion control.

8.                  Subject: Preliminary Economic Development Designation For 352 Hitchcock Way Project (640.09)

Recommendation: That Council make a preliminary finding that the project proposed for 352 Hitchcock Way meets the definition of an Economic Development Project, and grant the proposed project a Preliminary Economic Development Designation for 7,925 square feet of non-residential floor area.

9.                  Subject: Acceptance Of Southern California Edison Energy Leaders Pilot Program Revenues (380.01)

Recommendation: That Council accept and appropriate the Southern California Edison (SCE) Energy Leaders Pilot Program incentive revenue for $66,699.34 in the General Fund Capital Outlay, Downtown Parking and Water Operating funds, and appropriate $36,805 for additional General Fund sustainability projects.

10.             Subject: Appropriation Of Airport Improvement Program Grant Fund (560.04)

Recommendation: That Council increase appropriations and estimated revenue by $1,647,802 in the Airport's Grant Fund for the final phase of mitigation for the Runway Safety Area project, to be funded from Federal Aviation Administration Airport Improvement Program (AIP) Grant No. 03-06-0235-37, including the City's 5% match portion ($233,390) to be funded from Airport reserves above policy.

11.             Subject: State Workforce Housing Reward Program Projects (570.07)

Recommendation: That Council redirect the remaining balance of State Workforce Housing Reward Funds from the Franklin Center project ($98,362) to other Park and Recreation facility projects.

12.             Subject: Proposed Change To Parking Violation Penalties And Related Fees (550.01)

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 establishing certain City fees, including water and wastewater rates and rescinding resolution Nos. 07-052, 07-085 and 08-013, adjusting parking violation penalties and related fees effective March 1, 2009.

REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY

13.             Subject: Minutes

Recommendation: That the Redevelopment Agency waive the reading and approve the minutes of the regular meetings of December 16, 2008, and January 13, 2009.

14.             Subject: Notice To City Council And Redevelopment Agency Board Regarding Real Estate Interest In Redevelopment Project Area From Agency Boardmember (620.01)

Recommendation: That the Council and the Agency Board receive the notice of City Councilmember and Redevelopment Agency Boardmember Grant House of real estate interest in the Redevelopment Project Area in compliance with California Redevelopment Law Section 33130.

15.             Subject: Educational Revenue Augmentation Fund Payment (150.02)

Recommendation:

A. That Council authorize the Finance Director to notify the Santa Barbara County Auditor that the Redevelopment Agency's Educational Revenue Augmentation Fund payment will be made by the Redevelopment Agency from Redevelopment Agency tax increment revenues; and

B. That the Redevelopment Agency Board authorize the appropriation and expenditure of $1,403,758 from the Redevelopment Agency's General Fund to pay the Agency's obligation to the state-imposed Educational Revenue Augmentation Fund.

NOTICES

16.             The City Clerk has on Thursday, February 5, 2009, 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.

17.             Cancellation of the regular City Council and Redevelopment Agency meeting of February 17, 2009, due to lack of a quorum.

18.             Received a letter of resignation from Creeks Advisory Committee Member Daniel Hochman; the vacancy will be part of the next City Advisory Group recruitment.

 

This concludes the Consent Calendar.

REPORT FROM THE FINANCE COMMITTEE

REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY REPORTS

19.             Subject: West Beach Public Art Program Professional Services Contract (610.04)

Recommendation: That Council and the Agency Board:

A. Authorize the General Services Manager to execute a purchase order not to exceed $123,100 with Richard Irvine and Raphel Perea de la Cabada for design, fabrication and construction consulting of public art for three of the four plazas of the West Beach Public Art Program as part of the Redevelopment Agency-funded West Beach Pedestrian Improvement Project; and authorize the General Services Manager to approve expenditures up to $12,300 for extra services that may result from necessary changes to the scope of work;

B. Authorize the General Services Manager to execute a purchase order not to exceed $25,600 with Lori Ann David for design, fabrication and construction consulting of public art for one of the four plazas of the West Beach Public Art Program as part of the Redevelopment Agency-funded West Beach Pedestrian Improvement Project; and authorize the General Services Manager to approve expenditures up to $2,500 for extra services that may result from necessary changes to the scope of work; and

C. Adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara and the City of Santa Barbara Redevelopment Agency Approving and Adopting the Findings Required by Health and Safety Code Section 33445 for Funding of Capital Improvements for the West Beach Public Art Program.

CITY COUNCIL ADMINISTRATIVE AND ATTORNEY REPORTS

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT

20.             Subject: Introduction Of Ordinance For 535 E. Montecito Street, Los Portales Specific Plan (SP-10) (660.04)

Recommendation: That Council introduce and subsequently adopt, by reading of title only, An Ordinance of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Adopting a Specific Plan for the Los Portales Specific Plan Area ("SP-10 Zone") for Property Located at 535 E. Montecito Street, Assessor's Parcel Number 031-351-010.

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

21.             Subject: Outdoor Lighting And Streetlight Design Guidelines (530.04)

Recommendation: That Council hear a report from the Streetlight Design Guidelines Advisory Group and adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Establishing and Approving the City's Outdoor Lighting and Streetlight Design Guidelines Dated as of February 10, 2009.

COUNCIL AND STAFF COMMUNICATIONS

COUNCILMEMBER COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENT REPORTS

RECESS

EVENING SESSION

 

EVENING SESSION

 

RECONVENE

ROLL CALL

PUBLIC COMMENT

CITY COUNCIL ADMINISTRATIVE AND ATTORNEY REPORTS

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

22.             Subject: State And De La Vina Intersection Reconfiguration Project (530.04)

Recommendation: That Council:

A. Direct Staff to continue with the Transportation and Circulation Committee's (TCC) recommended concept for the State and De La Vina Intersection Reconfiguration Project;

B. Approve the final design elements for the Project as presented to the Architectural Board of Review (ABR) on May 8, 2008; and

C. Authorize an increase in MNS Engineering's contract in the amount of $20,000 to complete the Project design.

ADJOURNMENT