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CITY OF SANTA BARBARA

CITY COUNCIL

 

APRIL 28, 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

 

 

 

ORDINANCE COMMITTEE AND FINANCE COMMITTEE MEETINGS

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

Special Finance Committee Agenda

1.                  Subject: March 31, 2009, Investment Report And March 31, 2009, Fiscal Agent Report

Recommendation: That the Finance Committee recommend that Council:

A. Accept the March 31, 2009, Investment Report; and

B. Accept the March 31, 2009, Fiscal Agent Report.

(See Council Agenda Item No. 2)

2.                  Subject: Fiscal Year 2010 Recommended Operating And Capital Budget

Recommendation: That the Finance Committee hear presentations covering the General Fund revenue estimates and growth rate assumptions, an update to the General Fund multi-year forecast, and the status of reserve balances for all City funds in connection with the review of the Fiscal Year 2010 Recommended Budget.

 

REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING 2:00 P.M.

 

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 meetings of April 7, and April 14, 2009.

2.                  Subject: March 31, 2009, Investment Report And March 31, 2009, Fiscal Agent Report (260.02)

Recommendation: That Council:

A. Accept the March 31, 2009, Investment Report; and

B. Accept the March 31, 2009, Fiscal Agent Report.

3.                  Subject: Adoption Of Ordinance For Attornment Agreement With H. Oliver Dixon, Inc., And Business First Bank (330.04)

Recommendation: That Council adopt, by reading of title only, An Ordinance of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Approving an Attornment Agreement Between the City of Santa Barbara, as Lessor, H. Oliver Dixon, Inc., as Lessee, and Business First Bank, a Division of Heritage Oaks Bank, as Lender, Pertaining to Lease Agreement No. 21,810 Dated November 1, 2005.

4.                  Subject: Resolution Authorizing Financial Assistance Agreements With the State Water Resources Control Board In The Amount Of $3,941,585 For Non-Point Source Pollution Treatment Projects (150.02)

Recommendation: That Council adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Authorizing Entering into Financial Assistance Agreements with the State Water Resources Control Board and Designating a Representative to Sign the Financial Assistance Agreements, and any Amendments Thereto.

5.                  Subject: Professional Services Contract Amendment With The University Of California, Santa Barbara For Microbial Source Tracking (530.03)

Recommendation: That Council authorize the Parks and Recreation Director to amend a professional services agreement with the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) to increase the scope of work in order to conduct additional microbial source tracking in support of the Creeks Division's Laguna Channel Watershed and Water Quality Improvement Feasibility Study, and to increase amount of compensation by $26,201 from Measure B funds, bringing the total contract amount to $76,193.

6.                  Subject: Increase Professional Services Change Order Authority For The Santa Barbara Airport Consolidated Rental Car Project (560.04)

Recommendation: That Council approve additional Change Order expenditure authority for Professional Services Contract No. 22,857 with Earth Systems Pacific, due to the discovery of an underground storage tank, for the Santa Barbara Airport Consolidated Rental Car Project, in the amount of $37,500, for a total change order expenditure authority of $43,501.28.

7.                  Subject: Challenge Cost Share Agreement Between The City Of Santa Barbara, County Of Santa Barbara, And United States Department Of Agriculture Forest Service, Los Padres National Forest (150.01)

Recommendation: That Council authorize the Parks and Recreation Director to enter into a Challenge Cost Share Agreement for $10,000 with the County of Santa Barbara (County) and the United States Department of Agriculture Forest Service, Los Padres National Forest (Forest Service) for implementation of the Front Country Trails Management Recommendations.

8.                  Subject: Community Promotion Contract With Semana Nautica (230.02)

Recommendation: That Council authorize the Finance Director to execute a community promotion contract for Fiscal Year 2009 with Semana Nautica in the amount of $3,182 for May 1, 2009, to August 31, 2009.

NOTICES

9.                  The City Clerk has on Thursday, April 23, 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.

10.             Received a letter of resignation from Franklin Center Advisory Committee Member Dan La Berge; the vacancy will be part of the current City Advisory Group recruitment.

 

This concludes the Consent Calendar.

REPORT FROM THE FINANCE COMMITTEE

CITY COUNCIL ADMINISTRATIVE AND ATTORNEY REPORTS

ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES DEPARTMENT

11.             Subject: Possible Charter Amendments Affecting The Architectural Board Of Review, Harbor Commission, Park Commission And Recreation Commission, And Residency Requirements (110.01)

Recommendation: That Council:

A. Discuss interest in possible charter amendments pertaining to the size and composition of the Architectural Board of Review, Harbor Commission, Park Commission and Recreation Commission; and residency requirements for boards and commissions; and

B. Provide direction to staff on how to proceed.

PUBLIC HEARINGS

12.             Subject: Appeal Of Planning Commission Decision For 1900 Lasuen Road, El Encanto Hotel (640.07)

Recommendation: That Council:

A. Deny the appeal filed by Marc Chytilo, attorney for Jan and Johanna von Yurt, Robert and Elizabeth Leslie, and Farrokh and Sally Nazerian;

B. Uphold the Planning Commission adoption of the Mitigated Negative Declaration and approval of the Modifications, Development Plans and Transfer of Existing Development Rights for the Revised Master Plan proposed at 1900 Lasuen Road (MST2007-00140); and

C. Direct staff to prepare a Council Resolution documenting the decision of the City Council, making findings consistent with the Council decision, and specifying the conditions of approval, as amended by Council.

COUNCIL AND STAFF COMMUNICATIONS

COUNCILMEMBER COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENT REPORTS

CLOSED SESSIONS

13.             Subject: Conference With Legal Counsel - Potential Litigation (160.03)

Recommendation: That Council hold a closed session to consider potential litigation pursuant to subsection (c) of section 54956.9 of the Government Code and take appropriate action as needed.

Scheduling: Duration, 15 minutes; anytime

Report: None anticipated

14.             Subject: Conference With Labor Negotiator (440.05)

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 Unit, Firefighters Association, Police Officers Association, and Police Management Association bargaining units.

Scheduling: Duration, 30 minutes; anytime

Report: None anticipated

ADJOURNMENT