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CITY OF SANTA BARBARA

CITY COUNCIL/REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY

SEPTEMBER 15, 2009

AGENDA

 

 

 

ORDER OF BUSINESS

 

12:00 Noon - Special Ordinance Committee Meeting, Council Chamber

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

2:00 p.m. - City Council Meeting

2:00 p.m. - Redevelopment Agency Meeting

 

 

ORDINANCE COMMITTEE AND FINANCE COMMITTEE MEETINGS

SPECIAL ORDINANCE COMMITTEE MEETING - 12:00 NOON IN THE COUNCIL CHAMBER (120.03)

Ordinance Committee Agenda

1. Subject: Amendments To Regulations Concerning The Undergrounding Of Utilities And Prescribed Time Limits To Rebuild Nonconforming Properties Damaged Or Destroyed Due To Natural Disasters

Recommendation: That the Ordinance Committee:

A. Review draft ordinance amendments to Municipal Code Chapter 22.38 (Undergrounding of Utilities) and Chapter 28.87 (Reconstruction of Damaged Nonconforming Structures); and

B. Provide any suggested changes and forward to Council for introduction and adoption.

2. Subject: Medical Cannabis Dispensary Ordinance Revision

Recommendation: That the Ordinance Committee review the existing Medical Cannabis Dispensary Ordinance, discuss options, and provide direction to staff on potential revisions.

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

Finance Committee Agenda

Subject: Funding Allocation Of City's Community Promotion Grants With The Santa Barbara County Arts Commission For Fiscal Year 2010

Recommendation: That the Finance Committee review the City's Arts Advisory Committee grant funding recommendations for Fiscal Year 2010 and forward the recommendations to the City Council for approval.

 

 

REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING 2:00 P.M.

REGULAR REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY MEETING 2:00 P.M.

 

AFTERNOON SESSION

CALL TO ORDER

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

ROLL CALL

CEREMONIAL ITEMS

1.                  Subject: Proclamation Declaring September 2009 As National Alcohol And Drug Addiction Recovery Month (120.04)

2.                  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 September 30, 2009.

CHANGES TO THE AGENDA

PUBLIC COMMENT

CONSENT CALENDAR

CITY COUNCIL

3.                  Subject: Minutes

Recommendation: That Council waive the reading and approve the minutes of the special meeting of August 12, 2009, the regular meetings of August 18, and August 25, 2009, and the regular meeting of September 1, 2009 (cancelled).

4.                  Subject: Records Destruction For Public Works 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 Public Works Department in the Administration, Facilities Maintenance, Transportation and Water Resources Divisions.

5.                  Subject: Mooring Regulations In The Harbor District (570.03)

Recommendation: That Council adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Establishing Rules and Regulations for Issuing Mooring Permits in the City of Santa Barbara Mooring Area, Setting Minimum Specifications for Installing, Inspecting, and Repairing Such Moorings, and Repealing Resolution No. 06-027.

6.                  Subject: Introduction Of Ordinance Amending Municipal Code Title 17 Regarding Waterfront Policies (570.03)

Recommendation: That Council introduce and subsequently adopt, by reading of title only, An Ordinance of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Amending Title 17 Sections 17.20.005, 17.20.220, and 17.20.265 Pertaining to Operations at the Waterfront.

7.                  Subject: Community Promotion Contract With Summer Solstice Celebration, Inc. (230.02)

Recommendation: That Council authorize the Interim Finance Director to execute a Community Promotion contract with Summer Solstice Celebration, Inc., in an amount of $42,057 to support year-round salary and production expenses.

8.                  Subject: Catch Basin Inlet Storm Drain Screens Project (540.14)

Recommendation: That Council increase the appropriation and estimated revenue by $1,789,388 in the Fiscal Year 2010 Creeks Capital Fund for the Catch Basin Inlet Storm Drain Screens Project.

9.                  Subject: Upper Las Positas Creek Restoration And Storm Water Management Project (540.14)

Recommendation: That Council increase appropriations and estimated revenues by $1,652,197 in the Creeks Capital Fund for the Upper Las Positas Creek Restoration and Storm Water Management Project.

10.             Subject: Purchase Order For Water Treatment Sludge Disposal (540.10)

Recommendation: That Council:

A. Waive the formal bidding process, as authorized by Municipal Code Section 4.52.080(k), and authorize the City General Services Manager to issue a Purchase Order to the Ventura Regional Sanitation District (VRSD) in the amount of $200,000 for the disposal of up to 6,500 tons of water treatment sludge in Fiscal Year 2010;

B. Authorize the City General Services Manager to renew the Purchase Order to the VRSD annually through Fiscal Year 2012, subject to Council approval of the annual Water Fund budget; and

C. Authorize the City General Services Manager to execute an agreement with the VRSD for delivery of water treatment sludge to the Toland Road Landfill for a three-year period.

11.             Subject: Approve Cost Sharing For The Jesusita Fire Flood Protection And Mitigation Projects (520.02)

Recommendation: That Council:

A. Approve an agreement for cost sharing of the Jesusita Fire Flood Protection and Mitigation Projects between the City of Santa Barbara and the United States Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), and authorize the Public Works Director to execute the agreement;

B. Waive the formal bid process, as authorized by Municipal Code Section 4.52.080 (Emergency Purchases), and authorize the City General Services Manager to issue a Purchase Order to AIS Construction in an amount not to exceed $315,000 for the construction of debris barriers, and Purchase Orders not to exceed $115,500 for additional Jesusita Fire mitigation work, including the installation of storm drain riser pipes, k-rail, and sandbags;

C. Approve an agreement for cost sharing of the Jesusita Fire Flood Protection and Mitigation Project: Aerial Hydromulching between the City of Santa Barbara and Santa Barbara County Flood Control and Water Conservation District, and authorize the Public Works Director to execute the agreement; and

D. Approve the expenditure of $50,000 from the Streets Fund to County Flood Control to support aerial hydromulching.

12.             Subject: Set A Date For Public Hearing Regarding Single Family Design Board Preliminary Approval Of 2105 Anacapa Street (640.07)

Recommendation: That Council:

A. Set the date of October 6, 2009, at 2:00 p.m. for hearing the appeal filed by Tony Fischer, Attorney representing Friends of Upper-Anacapa, of the Preliminary Approval of an application for property owned by Barbara E. Matthews Trust and located at 2105 Anacapa Street, Assessor's Parcel No. 025-242-011, E-1 Single Family Residence Zone, General Plan Designation: 3 Units per acre. The project proposes the demolition of an existing 1,752 square foot single-family residence and detached 340 square foot garage, and construction of a new 4,183 square foot three-story single-family residence and attached 410 square foot two-car garage. Floor to lot area ratio square footage deductions for full and partial basements result in a total of 3,375 square feet on a 9,372 square foot lot in the Mission Area Special Design District; and

B. Set the date of October 5, 2009, at 1:30 p.m. for a site visit to the property located at 2105 Anacapa Street.

13.             Subject: Set A Date For Public Hearing Regarding Appeal Of Planning Commission Denial For 1642 And 1654 Calle Canon And 2418 Calle Montilla (640.07)

Recommendation: That Council:

A. Set the date of October 13, 2009, at 2:00 p.m. for hearing the appeal filed by Joseph and Carolyn Maguire of the Planning Commission denial of an application for property located at 1642 and 1654 Calle Canon and 2418 Calle Montilla, Assessor's Parcel Nos. 041-140-006, -008, and -009, A-2 and E-1 One-Family Residence Zones, General Plan Designation: Major Hillside. The proposal is for the subdivision of two lots into six lots. Due to slope density requirements, each lot must provide more than the minimum lot area for the zone. Three existing single-family residences are proposed to remain. The discretionary applications required for the project are a Lot Area Modification, Street Frontage Modifications, a Wall Height Modification, a Tentative Subdivision Map, and Public Street Waivers; and

B. Set the date of October 12, 2009, at 1:30 p.m. for a site visit to the property located at 1642 and 1654 Calle Canon and 2418 Calle Montilla.

REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY

14.             Subject: Minutes

Recommendation: That the Redevelopment Agency waive the reading and approve the minutes of the special meeting of June 30, 2009, and the regular meetings of July 14, 2009, and July 21, 2009.

15.             Subject: Chase Palm Park Easement And Adjacent Recycled Water Easement (330.03)

Recommendation:

A. That the Redevelopment Agency (Agency) Board approve and authorize the Agency's Executive Director to execute, subject to approval by the Agency's Counsel, an amendment to the Declaration of Construction and Operating Covenants and Reciprocal Easements (Declaration), to extend the termination date to January 15, 2015, and to provide for a reciprocal underground utility easement in Chase Palm Park; and

B. That Council adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Accepting a Recycled Water Pipeline Easement Located on a Portion of the Real Property Commonly Known as 103 South Calle Cesar Chavez, Santa Barbara County Assessor's Parcel No. 017-113 020.

NOTICES

16.             The City Clerk has on Thursday, September 10, 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.             Received letters of resignation from Community Development and Human Services Committee Member Alice O'Connor and Westside Center Advisory Committee Member Carlos Guerrero; the vacancies will be part of the next advisory group recruitment.

18.             The Redevelopment Agency of the City of Santa Barbara will hold a public hearing on October 20, 2009, at 2:00 p.m. to review the Draft Implementation Plan 2010-2014 for the Central City Redevelopment Project Area.

 

This concludes the Consent Calendar.

REPORT FROM THE ORDINANCE COMMITTEE

REPORT FROM THE FINANCE COMMITTEE

CITY COUNCIL ADMINISTRATIVE AND ATTORNEY REPORTS

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT

19.             Subject: Upper State Street Area Design Guidelines (640.02)

Recommendation: That Council adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara to Adopt Updated Design Guidelines for the Upper State Street Area.

MAYOR AND COUNCIL REPORTS

20.             Subject: Request From Councilmembers Schneider And Williams Regarding A Letter Opposing New Federal Offshore Oil Drilling (630.10)

Recommendation: That Council consider the request of Councilmembers Schneider and Williams to send a letter opposing new federal offshore oil drilling.

COUNCIL AND STAFF COMMUNICATIONS

COUNCILMEMBER COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENT REPORTS

CLOSED SESSIONS

21.             Subject: Conference With Legal Counsel - Pending Litigation (160.03)

Recommendation: That Council hold a closed session to consider pending litigation pursuant to subsection (a) of section 54956.9 of the Government Code and take appropriate action as needed. The pending litigation is Rudy Munoz v. City of Santa Barbara, et al., SBSC Case Number 1302638.

Scheduling: Duration, 15 minutes; anytime

Report: None anticipated

22.             Subject: Conference With Legal Counsel - Pending Litigation (160.03)

Recommendation: That Council hold a closed session to consider pending litigation pursuant to subsection (a) of section 54956.9 of the Government Code and take appropriate action as needed. The pending litigation is Christine A. Kravetz v. City of Santa Barbara, et al., SBSC Case Number 1303351.

Scheduling: Duration. 15 minutes; anytime

Report: None anticipated

23.             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

ADJOURNMENT