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CITY OF SANTA BARBARA

CITY COUNCIL

OCTOBER 6, 2009

AGENDA

 

 

 

ORDER OF BUSINESS

 

12:00 Noon - 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 NOON IN THE COUNCIL CHAMBER (120.03)

Special Ordinance Committee Agenda

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.

(Continued from September 29, 2009)

 

 

 

 

REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING 2:00 P.M.

AFTERNOON SESSION

CALL TO ORDER

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

ROLL CALL

CEREMONIAL ITEMS

1.                  Subject: 2009 Annual Charitable Giving Campaign (170.01)

Recommendation: That Council receive a report from the Chairperson on the City's 2009 Annual Charitable Giving Campaign.

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 October 31, 2009.

CHANGES TO THE AGENDA

PUBLIC COMMENT

CONSENT CALENDAR

3.                  Subject: Agreement For Surface Water And Groundwater Monitoring (540.10)

Recommendation: That Council authorize the Public Works Director to execute a joint funding agreement with United States Geological Survey (USGS) for water resources investigations related to surface water and groundwater measurements for the period of November 1, 2009, through October 31, 2010, with a City cost share not to exceed $109,100.

4.                  Subject: Resolution To Establish An Easement For Cacique Street On City Property Between Highway 101 And Milpas Street (330.03)

Recommendation: That Council adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Dedicating an Easement for Public Street and All Related Purposes on the Portion of Cacique Street Previously Vacated by Resolution No. 89-114, Owned by the City of Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County Assessor's Parcel No. 017-251-018, for the Undercrossing of Cacique Street at State Highway 101 Between Milpas Street and Alisos Street.

5.                  Subject: Adoption Of Ordinance For 2030 Las Canoas Road Annexation (680.04)

Recommendation: That Council adopt, by reading of title only, An Ordinance of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Amending Chapter 28.12 (Zone Map) of Title 28 of the Municipal Code Pertaining to the Zoning of Certain Real Property Upon Annexation to Assessor's Parcel Number 021-030-039 located at 730 Las Canoas Place.

6.                  Subject: Adoption Of Ordinance Concerning Undergrounding Utilities And Time Limits To Rebuild Nonconforming Properties Damaged Or Destroyed In Natural Disasters (530.07)

Recommendation: That Council adopt, by reading of title only, An Ordinance of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Amending Section 22.38.050 of the Santa Barbara Municipal Code Regarding Utility Undergrounding Requirements in Connection with Construction Projects, and Amending Section 28.87.038 of the Municipal Code Regarding the Reconstruction of Nonconforming Buildings Damaged or Destroyed by Natural Disasters.

7.                  Subject: Receipt Of Energy Efficiency And Conservation Block Grants (630.06)

Recommendation: That Council:

A. Authorize the receipt of American Reinvestment and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) grant funds totaling $868,200 through the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grants (EECBG) program;

B. Increase appropriations and estimated revenues by $818,200 in the Intra-City Services Fund for the portion of the grant to be used for energy efficiency and conservation projects;

C. Increase appropriations and estimated revenues by $50,000 in the General Fund, Community Development Department, budget for the portion of the grant to be used for a Climate Action Plan;

D. Authorize the Public Works Director to execute a contract with AG Mechanical Engineers for an amount not to exceed $75,230 for the design of standard Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) systems and control systems to be used for all City facilities; and

E. Authorize the Public Works Director to have Change Order authority of up to $20,000 for extra services of AG Mechanical Engineers that may result from necessary changes in the scope of work.

8.                  Subject: Golf Course Safety Improvement Master Plan (570.02)

Recommendation: That Council approve a change order of $10,000 for the Golf Course Safety Improvement Master Plan agreement with Cupp Design, contract number 21,631, negotiated in March 2005 in the amount of $150,000, to cover any cost increases that may result from extra work.

9.                  Subject: Set A Date For Public Hearing Regarding Appeal Of Planning Commission Approval For 1900 Lasuen Road (640.07)

Recommendation: That Council set the date of November 10, 2009, at 6:00 p.m. for hearing the appeal filed by Trevor Martinson of the Planning Commission approval of an application for the El Encanto Hotel and Garden Villas property owned by Orient Express Hotels, Trains & Cruises and located at 1900 Lasuen Road, Assessor's Parcel No. 019-170-022, R-2/4.0/R-H Two-Family Residential/4 Units per Acre/Resort-Residential Hotel Zones, General Plan Designation: Residential, 3 Units per Acre. The project is a revision to the approved El Encanto Hotel Revised Master Plan and consists primarily of revisions to the design of the northwest corner of the project site. The proposal includes three one-story cottages above an underground valet parking garage. The discretionary applications required for the project are Modifications and a Transfer of Existing Development Rights.

NOTICES

10.             The City Clerk has on Thursday, October 1, 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.

11.             Cancellation of the regular Redevelopment Agency meeting of October 6, 2009, due to a lack of business.

12.             A City Council site visit is scheduled for Monday, October 12, 2009, at 1:30 p.m. to the property located at 1642 and 1654 Calle Canon and 2418 Calle Montilla, which is the subject of an appeal hearing set for October 13, 2009, at 2:00 p.m.

 

This concludes the Consent Calendar.

REPORT FROM THE ORDINANCE COMMITTEE

CITY COUNCIL ADMINISTRATIVE AND ATTORNEY REPORTS

CITY ADMINISTRATOR

13.             Subject: Annual Performance Management Program Report For Fiscal Year 2009 And Comparative Indicators Report (170.01)

Recommendation: That Council:

A. Receive a status report on the City's performance management program and a summary of department performance highlights for Fiscal Year 2009; and

B. Receive a report on how the City of Santa Barbara compares with other California communities on key indicators.

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

14.             Subject: Authorization To Terminate The Green Mobile Home Park Encroachment Permit (330.10)

Recommendation: That Council:

A. Authorize and direct the Public Works Director to terminate a portion of the Encroachment Permit, Agreement No. 16,786, Ordinance No. 4788, for the Green Mobile Home Park (Park), from 120 feet south of Punta Gorda Street to Highway 101, effective September 1, 2010, in accordance with the terms of the Agreement; and

B. Authorize the Public Works Director to terminate the remainder of the Encroachment Permit effective September 1, 2011.

PUBLIC HEARINGS

15.             Subject: Appeal Of The Single Family Design Board Approval For 2105 Anacapa Street (640.07)

Recommendation: That Council deny the appeal of Tony Fischer on behalf of the Friends of Upper-Anacapa Street, and uphold the Single Family Design Board (SFDB) Preliminary Approval of the application of Barbara E. Matthews for the proposed demolition of an existing single-family residence and detached garage and construction of a two-story single-family residence and attached garage.

COUNCIL AND STAFF COMMUNICATIONS

COUNCILMEMBER COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENT REPORTS

ADJOURNMENT

To Monday, October 12, 2009, at 1:30 p.m. at 1642 and 1654 Calle Canon and 2418 Calle Montilla. (See Agenda Item No. 12)