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REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING

REGULAR REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY MEETING

APRIL 7, 2009

AGENDA

 

 

 

ORDER OF BUSINESS

 

           2:00 p.m.   -     City Council Meeting

           2:00 p.m.   -     Redevelopment Agency Meeting

 

 

AFTERNOON SESSION

CALL TO ORDER

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

ROLL CALL

CEREMONIAL ITEMS

1.                  Subject:  Employee Recognition - Service Award Pins (410.01)

Recommendation:  That Council authorize the City Administrator to express the City's appreciation to employees who are eligible to receive service award pins for their years of service through April 30, 2009.

 

2.                  Subject:  Proclamation Declaring The Month Of April As DMV/Donate A Life California Month (120.04)

3.                  Subject:  Letter Of Recognition Naming David Starkey Poet Laureate For The City Of Santa Barbara (120.04)

CHANGES TO THE AGENDA

PUBLIC COMMENT

CONSENT CALENDAR

4.                  Subject:  Minutes

Recommendation:  That Council waive the reading and approve the minutes of the regular meeting of March 17 and the special meeting of March 24, 2009.

5.                  Subject:  Records Destruction For Fire 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 Fire Department in the Administration Division.

6.                  Subject:  Proposed Increase To Animal Control Fees (520.05)

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 Dog Licensing Fees, Adjusting Animal Control Fees, and Rescinding Resolution Nos. 07-052, 07-085, and 08-013.

7.                  Subject:  Mission Creek Fish Passage - Accept Grant Funding For Design Of CalTrans Channel Steelhead Migration Barrier Removal (530.03)

Recommendation:  That Council

A.        Adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Authorizing the Parks and Recreation Director to Accept Grant Funds and Execute a Grant Agreement for $500,000 from the California Department of Fish and Game (CDFG) Fisheries Restoration Grant Program for the Mission Creek Fish Passage Project at the CalTrans Channel; and

B.        Increase the appropriation and estimated revenue by $500,000 in the Creeks Division Capital Fund for the Mission Creek Fish Passage Project at the CalTrans Channel.

8.                  Subject:  Resolution Authorizing Submission Of Grant Applications Totaling $3,941,585 For Stimulus Funds For Non-Point Source Pollution Treatment Projects (530.04)

Recommendation:  That Council adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Authorizing the Parks and Recreation Director to Submit Applications to the State Water Resources Control Board for a Financing Agreement for the Catch Basin Inlet Storm Drain Screens Project, the Parking Lot Storm Water Retrofit Project, and the Upper Las Positas Creek Restoration and Storm Water Management Project.

9.                  Subject:  Two-Year Extension Of A Professional Services Contract For Independent Audit Services For The City's Annual Financial Statements For The Fiscal Years Ending June 30, 2009, And 2010 (250.02)

Recommendation:  That Council approve and authorize the Finance Director to execute the First Amendment to Santa Barbara City Agreement No. 21,950, a two-year extension of the professional services contract with Caporicci & Larson, Certified Public Accountants (Caporicci & Larson) for the audit of the City's annual financial statements for the Fiscal Years ending June 30, 2009, and 2010, for an amount not to exceed $58,250 per year ($116,500 total).

 

10.             Subject:  Human Services Contract Assignments For Homeless Shelter Meal And Domestic Violence Intervention Programs (230.02)

Recommendation:  That Council:

A.        Authorize the assignment of Community Kitchen Human Services Contract No. 22,729 in the remaining amount of $26,000 for the period of January 1 - June 30, 2009, to Casa Esperanza for operation of the Homeless Shelter Meal Program; and

B.        Authorize the assignment of Domestic Violence Solutions Human Services Contract No. 22,733 in the remaining amount of $4,750 for the period of January 1 - June 30, 2009, to Zona Seca for operation of the Domestic Violence Intervention Program.

11.             Subject:  Integrated Regional Water Management Plan Update And Proposition 84 Grant Application - Memorandum Of Understanding (540.08)

Recommendation:  That Council authorize the Public Works Director to execute a Memorandum of Understanding among various public agency cooperating partners in Santa Barbara County for Administration of the Santa Barbara Countywide Integrated Regional Water Management Plan (IRWMP) revision and Proposition 84 Grant Application, with the City's share for the consultant services provided to Dudek Consultants and Kevin Walsh, County contract employee, with expenses not to exceed $23,000.

12.             Subject:  Rejection Of Santa Barbara Golf Club Safety Plan Implementation And Upper Las Positas Storm Water Improvement Project Bids (570.02)

Recommendation:  That Council reject the bids for construction of the Santa Barbara Golf Club Safety Plan Implementation and Upper Las Positas Storm Water Improvement Project, Bid No. 3463A, and direct staff to re-bid the project.

13.             Subject:  Set A Date for Public Hearing Regarding Appeals Of Architectural Board Of Review Preliminary Approval For 1298 Coast Village Road (640.07)

Recommendation:  That Council set the date of May 5, 2009, at 6:00 p.m. for hearing the appeals filed by 1) Save Coast Village Road and 2) Anthony Fischer, Attorney, representing Protect Our Village, of the Architectural Board of Review Preliminary Approval of an application for property owned by Olive Oil & Gas, LP, and located at 1298 Coast Village Road, Assessor's Parcel No. 009-230-043, C‑1/R-2/SD3 Limited Commercial/Two-Family Residence/Coastal Overlay Zones, General Plan Designation:  General Commercial.  The project proposes the demolition of an existing gas station and service bays and construction of a new three-story, mixed-use building on an 18,196 square-foot lot.  The new building would consist of 4,800 square feet of commercial space on the ground floor and 8 residential units totaling 12,192 square feet on the second and third floors.

NOTICES

14.             The City Clerk has on Thursday, April 2, 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.

 

This concludes the Consent Calendar.

REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY REPORTS

15.             Subject:  Children's Museum Of Santa Barbara - Request For Preliminary Community Priority Designation And Approval Of Memorandum Of Understanding (640.09)

Recommendation:  

A.        That Council make a preliminary finding that the proposed children's museum at 125 State Street meets a present need directly related to general welfare, and grant the project a Preliminary Community Priority Designation for 2,500 square feet of floor area; and

B.        That the Agency Board approve the Memorandum of Understanding with the Children's Museum of Santa Barbara regarding negotiations concerning the possible development of a children's museum at 125 State Street and authorize the Executive Director to execute the Memorandum of Understanding in a form acceptable to Agency Counsel.

CITY COUNCIL ADMINISTRATIVE AND ATTORNEY REPORTS

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT

16.             Subject:  Upper State Street Setbacks (640.09)

Recommendation:  That Council direct staff to initiate possible amendments to the Upper State Street Area Special District Zone setback standards, Santa Barbara Municipal Code Chapter 28.45, in order to accommodate the future transportation needs of the street.

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

17.             Subject:  Underground Utility Assessment District Program Update And Proposed Program Enhancements (530.07)

Recommendation:  That Council:

A.        Receive an update on the Underground Utility Assessment District (UUAD) Program (Program);

B.        Approve adding a Program Neighborhood Level of Support Threshold (Support Threshold); and

C.        Approve initiating a Financial Assistance Loan Program for UUAD Property Owners, and refer to the Finance Committee to establish the Loan Program parameters.

18.             Subject:  Measure D One-Year Local Program Of Projects For Fiscal Year 2010 (150.04)

Recommendation:  That Council adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Adopting the Measure D One-Year Local Program of Projects for Fiscal Year 2010.

COUNCIL AND STAFF COMMUNICATIONS

COUNCILMEMBER COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENT REPORTS

CLOSED SESSIONS

19.             Subject:  Public Employee Performance Evaluation - Government Code Section 54957 (170.01)

Recommendation:  That Council hold a closed session for a Public Employee Performance Evaluation per Government Code Section 54957. 

            Title:  City Administrator

            Scheduling:  Duration, 40 minutes; anytime

            Report:  None anticipated

                        (Continued from March 17, 2009, Item No. 11)

20.             Subject:  Public Employee Performance Evaluation - Government Code Section 54957 (160.01)

Recommendation:  That Council hold a closed session for a Public Employee Performance Evaluation per Government Code Section 54957. 

            Title:  City Attorney

            Scheduling:  Duration, 40 minutes; anytime

            Report:  None anticipated

ADJOURNMENT