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CITY OF SANTA BARBARA

REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING

AGENDA

 

NOVEMBER 10, 2009

 

 

ORDER OF BUSINESS

 

         12:30 p.m.   -     Finance Committee Meeting, David Gebhard Public Meeting Room, 630 Garden Street

           2:00 p.m.   -     City Council Meeting Begins

           4:00 p.m.   -     Interviews for City Advisory Groups (Estimated Time)

           5:00 p.m.   -     Recess

           6:00 p.m.   -     City Council Meeting Reconvenes

 

 

ORDINANCE COMMITTEE AND FINANCE COMMITTEE MEETINGS

FINANCE COMMITTEE MEETING - 12:30 P.M. IN THE DAVID GEBHARD PUBLIC MEETING ROOM, 630 GARDEN STREET (120.03)

Finance Committee Agenda

Subject:  Fiscal Year 2010 Balancing And Adjustments

Recommendation:  That the Finance Committee recommend that Council:

A.        Approve the adjustments to budgeted revenues and expenditures for Fiscal Year 2010 as detailed in the Summary of Recommended Budget Adjustments to address the projected revenue shortfall in the General Fund; and

B.        Adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Amending Resolution No. 09-043, Establishing Certain City Fees, Including Water and Wastewater Rates, to Authorize Adjustments to Parks and Recreation Fees and Adjust the Fee for Reserving Library Materials.

            (See Council Agenda Item No. 15)

 

AFTERNOON SESSION

 

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 November 30, 2009.

2.                  Subject:  Proclamation Declaring November 2009 As End Domestic Violence Month (120.04)

CHANGES TO THE AGENDA

PUBLIC COMMENT

CONSENT CALENDAR

3.                  Subject:  Minutes

Recommendation:  That Council waive the reading and approve the minutes of the adjourned regular meeting of October 5, 2009, and the regular meetings of October 6, 2009, and October 20, 2009.

4.                  Subject:  TEFRA Hearing For Mental Health Association's Purchase Of Facilities At 617 Garden Street (240.03)

Recommendation:  That Council hold a public hearing and adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the City Council of the City of Santa Barbara Approving the Issuance of Bonds by the California Municipal Finance Authority in an Amount not to Exceed $2,000,000 for the Purpose of Financing the Acquisition of Facilities for the Mental Health Association in Santa Barbara County, and Certain Other Matters Relating Thereto.

5.                  Subject:  Approval Of Emergency Purchase Order And Approval Of Sole Source Vendor For Repairs To Equipment At El Estero Wastewater Treatment Plan (540.13)

Recommendation:  That Council:

A.        Retroactively approve emergency Purchase Order No. 382921 in the amount of $64,148 to JWC Environmental for parts and labor needed to repair existing rag and trash removal equipment at the El Estero Wastewater Treatment Plant (El Estero); and

B.        Approve JWC Environmental as the sole source vendor for future parts and repair of Wastewater influent screening equipment.

6.                  Subject:  Contract For Design Services For The Zone 4 Pavement Maintenance Project And Acceptance Of Grant Funds (530.04)

Recommendation:  That Council:

A.        Approve the selection of Flowers and Associates (Flowers) to provide professional engineering design and construction management services for the annual Pavement Maintenance Project scheduled for Fiscal Years 2010 through 2012;

B.        Authorize the Public Works Director to execute a contract with Flowers in the amount of $59,280 for design services for the Zone 4 Pavement Maintenance Project (Project), and approve expenditures of up to $5,928 for extra services of Flowers that may result from necessary changes in the scope of work; and

C.        Accept Local Surface Transportation Program (LSTP) Grant funding in the amount of $347,000, and increase appropriations and estimated revenues by $347,000 in the Fiscal Year 2010 Streets Capital Fund for the Project.

7.                  Subject:  Approval Of Purchase Order For Dewatering Equipment At The William B. Cater Treatment Plant (540.10)

Recommendation:  That Council:

A.        Authorize the purchase of a dewatering belt press from Aspen Rentals in the amount of $376,000 for use at the William B. Cater Water Treatment Plant (Cater) pursuant to section 4.52.070 (L) of the Santa Barbara Municipal Code whereby the City Council finds it in the best interest of the City to forego normal bidding processes;

B.        Approve an increase to the existing Purchase Order in the amount of $18,000 to allow for one additional month of the rental expenditure with Gold Coast Stabilization for a dewatering belt press; and

C.        Approve an increase to the existing Purchase Order in the amount of $68,250 to allow the continuation of the rental expenditure for the Rain for Rent mixing tank for an additional 30 months.

8.                  Subject:  Contract For Annual Wastewater Flow Monitoring (540.13)

Recommendation:  That Council award and authorize the Public Works Director to execute a contract with V&A Engineering (V&A) for $212,000 for a Wastewater Flow Monitoring Project and for expenditures up to $21,200 to cover any cost increases that may result from extra services.

9.                  Subject:  Approval Of Map And Execution Of Agreements For 412 And 414 Anacapa Street (640.08)

Recommendation:  That Council approve and authorize the City Administrator to execute and record Parcel Map Number 20,785 for a subdivision at 412 and 414 Anacapa Street (finding the Parcel Map in conformance with the State Subdivision Map Act, the City's Subdivision Ordinance, and the Tentative Subdivision Map), and other standard agreements relating to the approved subdivision.

10.             Subject:  Approval Of Map And Execution Of Agreements For 1829 State Street And 11 West Pedregosa Street (640.08)

Recommendation:  That Council approve and authorize the City Administrator to execute and record Final Map Number 20,769 for a subdivision at 1829 State Street and 11 West Pedregosa Street (finding the Final Map in conformance with the State Subdivision Map Act, the City's Subdivision Ordinance, and the Tentative Subdivision Map), and other standard agreements relating to the approved subdivision, and authorize the City Engineer to record a removal document for the Land Development Agreement when the public improvements are complete.

11.             Subject:  Approval Of Map And Execution Of Agreements For 618 San Pascual Street (640.08)

Recommendation:  That Council approve and authorize the City Administrator to execute and record Parcel Map Number 20,782 for a subdivision at 618 San Pascual Street (finding the Parcel Map in conformance with the State Subdivision Map Act, the City's Subdivision Ordinance, and the Tentative Subdivision Map), and other standard agreements relating to the approved subdivision.

12.             Subject:  Set A Date For Public Hearing Regarding Appeal Of Single Family Design Board Approval For 803 Rametto Lane (640.07)

Recommendation:  That Council:

A.        Set the date of December 15, 2009, at 2:00 p.m. for hearing the appeal filed by Raye Haskell of the Single Family Design Board final approval of an application for property owned by Jane Barrett and located at 803 Rametto Lane, Assessor's Parcel No. 015-120-010, A-2 One-Family Residence Zone, General Plan Designation:  Residential, Two Units per Acre.  The project consists of construction of additions to the first floor and a new second story to an existing 1,837 square-foot, one-story single-family residence located in the Hillside Design District; the proposed total of 3,832 square feet is 77% of the maximum floor-to-lot area ratio guideline; and

B.        Set the date of December 14, 2009, at 1:30 p.m. for a site visit to the property located at 803 Rametto Lane.

NOTICES

13.             The City Clerk has on Thursday, November 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.

14.             A City Council site visit is scheduled for Monday, November 16, 2009, at 1:30 p.m. to the property located at 226 and 232 Eucalyptus Hill Drive, which is the subject of an appeal hearing set for November 17, 2009, at 2:00 p.m.

 

This concludes the Consent Calendar.

REPORT FROM THE FINANCE COMMITTEE

CITY COUNCIL ADMINISTRATIVE AND ATTORNEY REPORTS

FINANCE DEPARTMENT

15.             Subject:  Fiscal Year 2010 Balancing And Adjustments (230.05)

Recommendation:  That Council:

A.        Approve the adjustments to budgeted revenues and expenditures for Fiscal Year 2010 as detailed in the Summary of Recommended Budget Adjustments to address the projected revenue shortfall in the General Fund; and

B.        Adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Amending Resolution No. 09-043, Establishing Certain City Fees, Including Water and Wastewater Rates, to Authorize Adjustments to Parks and Recreation Fees and Adjust the Fee for Reserving Library Materials.

PUBLIC HEARINGS

16.             Subject:  Appeal Of Planning Commission Decision For 415 Alan Road (640.07)

Recommendation:  That Council deny the appeal of Steven Amerikaner, agent for Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Seybold, and uphold the Planning Commission decision to deny the initiation of the Zone Change, General Plan Amendment and Local Coastal Program Amendment at 415 Alan Road.

MAYOR AND COUNCIL REPORTS

17.             Subject:  Interviews For City Advisory Groups (140.05)

Recommendation:  That Council:

A.        Hold interviews of applicants to various City Advisory Groups; and

B.        Continue interviews of applicants to November 17, 2009, at 6:00 p.m.

                        (Estimated Time:  4:00 p.m.)

COUNCIL AND STAFF COMMUNICATIONS

COUNCILMEMBER COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENT REPORTS

RECESS

EVENING SESSION

 

EVENING SESSION

 

RECONVENE

ROLL CALL

PUBLIC COMMENT

PUBLIC HEARINGS

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

Recommendation:  That Council deny the appeal filed by Trevor Martinson and uphold the Planning Commission approval of the Modifications and Transfer of Existing Development Rights for the project revisions proposed at the El Encanto Hotel.

ADJOURNMENT

To Monday, November 16, 2009, at 1:30 p.m. at 226 and 232 Eucalyptus Hill Drive.  (See Agenda Item No. 14)