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MARCH 10, 2009

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

Subject: Alternative Building Heights Charter Amendment

Recommendation: That the Ordinance Committee review and make a recommendation to Council on draft charter language amending City Charter Section 1506 with regard to changing the City Charter's 60-foot building height allowance for certain commercial zones.

(Continued from March 3, 2009)

 

 

REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING 2:00 P.M.

AFTERNOON SESSION

CALL TO ORDER

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

ROLL CALL

CEREMONIAL ITEMS

1.                  Subject: Proclamation Declaring March 14-15, 2009, As Lions White Cane Days (120.04)

CHANGES TO THE AGENDA

PUBLIC COMMENT

CONSENT CALENDAR

2.                  Subject: Minutes

Recommendation: That Council waive the reading and approve the minutes of the regular meeting of February 10, 2009, the special meeting of February 12, 2009, and the regular meeting of February 17, 2009 (cancelled due to lack of a quorum).

3.                  Subject: Records Destruction For The Community Development Department (160.06)

Recommendation: That Council adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Relating to the Destruction of Records held by the Community Development Department in the Records Section of the Building and Safety Division.

4.                  Subject: Contract For Design For The Santa Barbara Airport Water Distribution System Upgrade To Improve System Redundancy In Southern Area (560.04)

Recommendation: That Council authorize the Public Works Director to execute a contract with Penfield & Smith Engineers, Incorporated (Penfield & Smith), in the amount of $30,440 for design services for the Santa Barbara Airport Water Distribution System Upgrade project, and authorize the Public Works Director to approve expenditures of up to $3,040 for extra services of Penfield & Smith that may result from necessary changes in the scope of work.

NOTICES

5.                  The City Clerk has on Thursday, March 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.

6.                  Received letters of resignation from Community Development & Human Services Committee Member Michael Getto and Creeks Advisory Committee Member Michael O'Brien; the vacancies will be part of the next City Advisory Group recruitment.

 

This concludes the Consent Calendar.

REPORT FROM THE ORDINANCE COMMITTEE

CITY COUNCIL ADMINISTRATIVE AND ATTORNEY REPORTS

ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES DEPARTMENT

7.                  Subject: Recommendation To Conduct Vote By Mail General Municipal Elections (110.03)

Recommendation: That Council authorize the City Clerk to conduct the November 2009 General Municipal Election as a Vote By Mail Election.

FINANCE DEPARTMENT

8.                  Subject: Airport Terminal Project Financing Update (560.04)

Recommendation: That Council:

A. Receive an update on the Airport Terminal Project financing; and

B. Authorize staff to proceed with the sale of project bonds.

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

9.                  Subject: Contract For Construction Of Santa Barbara Airport Temporary Facilities And Site Preparation Project (560.04)

Recommendation: That Council:

A. Hold a hearing to consider any possible bid protest with respect to award of the Santa Barbara Airport Temporary Facilities and Site Preparation Project contract to the apparent lowest responsible bidder;

B. Reject all bid protests submitted by bidders to the award of the Santa Barbara Airport Temporary Facilities and Site Preparation Project contract to the apparent lowest responsible bidder;

C. Award and authorize the Public Works Director to execute a contract with Lash Construction (Lash) in their low bid amount of $3,475,850 for construction of the Santa Barbara Airport Temporary Facilities and Site Preparation Project, Bid No. 3,555, and authorize the Public Works Director to approve expenditures up to $350,000 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

D. Authorize the Public Works Director to execute a contract with Howard, Needles, Tammen & Bergendoff, Inc. (HNTB), in the amount of $648,361 for construction support services, and approve expenditures of up to $32,500 for extra services of HNTB that may result from necessary changes in the scope of work.

10.             Subject: Contract For Construction Of Santa Barbara Airport Airline Terminal Improvement Project (560.04)

Recommendation: That Council:

A. Hold a hearing to consider any possible bid protest with respect to award of the Santa Barbara Airport Airline Terminal Improvement Project contract to the apparent lowest responsible bidder;

B. Reject all bid protests submitted by bidders to the award of the Airline Terminal Improvement Project contract to the apparent lowest responsible bidder;

C. Award and authorize the Public Works Director to execute a contract with EMMA Corporation (EMMA) in its low bid amount of $32,858,000 for the base bid, plus bid alternates 1 and 2, for construction of the Santa Barbara Airport Airline Terminal Improvement Project (Project), Bid No. 3,556, and authorize the Public Works Director to approve expenditures up to $3,440,000 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;

D. Authorize the Public Works Director to execute a contract with Howard, Needles, Tammen & Bergendoff California Architects, P. C. (HNTB), in the amount of $4,181,135 for construction support services, and approve expenditures of up to $209,055 for extra services of HNTB that may result from necessary changes in the scope of work; and

E. Authorize the Public Works Director to approve a contract with Padre Associates (Padre) in the amount of $48,200, and approve expenditures of up to $4,800 for extra services of Padre that may result from necessary changes in the scope of work.

COUNCIL AND STAFF COMMUNICATIONS

COUNCILMEMBER COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENT REPORTS

ADJOURNMENT