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CITY OF SANTA BARBARA

CITY COUNCIL AND REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY

DECEMBER 15, 2009

AGENDA

 

 

 

ORDER OF BUSINESS

 

12:00 Noon - 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 FINANCE COMMITTEE MEETING - 12:00 NOON IN THE DAVID GEBHARD PUBLIC MEETING ROOM, 630 GARDEN STREET (120.03)

Subject: Special Finance Committee Agenda

1. Subject: Redevelopment Agency Fiscal Year 2010 Interim Financial Statements For The Four Months Ended October 31, 2009

Recommendation: That the Finance Committee recommend that the Redevelopment Agency Board accept the Redevelopment Agency Fiscal Year 2010 Interim Financial Statements for the Four Months Ended October 31, 2009.

(See Council/Redevelopment Agency Agenda Item No. 15)

2. Subject: Fiscal Year 2010 Interim Financial Statements For The Four Months Ended October 31, 2009

Recommendation: That the Finance Committee recommend that Council accept the Fiscal Year 2010 Interim Financial Statements for the Four Months Ended October 31, 2009.

(See Council/Redevelopment Agency Agenda Item No. 2)

3. Subject: November 2009 Investment Report

Recommendation: That the Finance Committee recommend that Council accept the November 2009 Investment Report.

(See Council/Redevelopment Agency Agenda Item No. 3)

4. Subject: Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) For The Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 2009

Recommendation: That the Finance Committee:

A. Receive a report from staff on the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2009; and

B. Accept the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2009.

(See Council/Redevelopment Agency Agenda Item No. 21)

 

 

 

 

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

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 adjourned regular meeting of October 12, and the regular meetings of October 13, and November 10, 2009.

2.                  Subject: Fiscal Year 2010 Interim Financial Statements For The Four Months Ended October 31, 2009 (250.02)

Recommendation: That Council accept the Fiscal Year 2010 Interim Financial Statements for the Four Months Ended October 31, 2009.

3.                  Subject: November 2009 Investment Report (260.02)

Recommendation: That Council accept the November 2009 Investment Report.

4.                  Subject: Adoption Of Ordinance For Tree Preservation And Landscape Plan Policy Recommendations (570.05)

Recommendation: That Council adopt, by reading of title only, An Ordinance of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Amending Chapters 15.20 and 15.24 and Title 22 of the Santa Barbara Municipal Code Relating to the Preservation of Trees and the Maintenance of Approved Landscape Plans.

5.                  Subject: Adoption Of Medical Marijuana Dispensary Suspension Ordinance (520.04)

Recommendation: That Council adopt, by reading of title only, An Ordinance of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Temporarily Suspending the Opening or Operation of New Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Otherwise Allowed Under Santa Barbara Municipal Code Chapter 28.80 on an Interim Basis.

6.                  Subject: Proclamation Guidelines Added To Conduct Of Council Meetings Resolution (120.02)

Recommendation: That Council adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Concerning the Conduct of City Council Meetings Commencing January 12, 2010, and Rescinding Resolution No. 05‑073.

7.                  Subject: Update To Records Management Policies And Procedures Manual (160.06)

Recommendation: That Council adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Approving the City of Santa Barbara Records Management Policies and Procedures Manual, and Rescinding Resolution No. 07-066.

8.                  Subject: Decision And Findings Resolution For The Approval Of The 226 & 232 Eucalyptus Hill Drive Project (640.07)

Recommendation: That Council adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Regarding the Appeal of the City Planning Commission's Approval of Two Additional Residences for 226 and 232 Eucalyptus Hill Drive Pursuant to the Authority of Santa Barbara Municipal Code Section 28.93.030(E) and the Approval of a Lot Line Adjustment Between the Two Adjacent Applicant Parcels.

9.                  Subject: Professional Services Contract With URS Corporation For Design And Feasibility Analysis Of A MacKenzie Park Parking Lot Runoff Infiltration Project (540.14)

Recommendation: That Council:

A. Authorize the Parks and Recreation Director to execute a City professional services agreement with URS Corporation in the amount of $56,470 to perform a feasibility study and prepare final design plans and construction specifications for a MacKenzie Park Parking Lot Runoff Infiltration Project; and

B. Authorize the Parks and Recreation Director to increase these services by 10 percent, or $5,647, if necessary in order to cover any cost increases that may result from final design review and construction requirements.

10.             Subject: Contract For Water Conservation Technical Evaluation (540.05)

Recommendation: That Council authorize the Public Works Director to negotiate and execute a contract with Maddaus Water Management in a form approved by the City Attorney in the amount of $66,880, for preparation of a water conservation technical evaluation of the City's Water Conservation Program as an element of the City's Long-Term Water Supply Program (LTWSP) update, and authorize the General Services Manager to approve expenditures of up to $6,688 for extra services of Maddaus Water Management that may result from necessary changes in the scope of work.

11.             Subject: Contract For Groundwater Modeling Program (540.10)

Recommendation: That Council:

A. Approve a three-year cooperative water resources program between the City and the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) to update and enhance groundwater models; evaluate the sustainable yield of the City's groundwater resources; and develop decision rules for use in managing supplies from groundwater; and

B. Authorize the Public Works Director to execute annual Joint Funding Agreements with the USGS for Fiscal Years 2010, 2011, and 2012, to implement the three-year program, with the City's portion of the aggregate cost not to exceed $376,925.

12.             Subject: Donation Of Firefighting Equipment To The Fire Department By The Santa Barbara Firefighters Alliance (330.05)

Recommendation: That Council accept the donation of rescue and safety equipment from the Santa Barbara Firefighters Alliance to the City of Santa Barbara Fire Department, valued at approximately $30,000.

13.             Subject: Set A Date For Public Hearing Regarding Appeal Of Planning Commission Approval For 803 N. Milpas Street (640.07)

Recommendation: That Council:

A. Set the date of January 26, 2010, at 2:00 p.m. for hearing the appeal filed by Rick Feldman of the Planning Commission approval of an application for property owned by 803 N. Milpas Street LLC and located at 803 N. Milpas Street, Assessor's Parcel No. 031-042-028, C-2 Commercial Zone, General Plan Designation: General Commerce. The project proposes a mixed used development consisting of five mixed use residential/commercial condominums, one live/work unit, two residential units, and one commercial condominium. The discretionary applications required for the project are a Tentative Subdivision Map, a Modification, a Development Plan, and Design Review by the Architectural Board of Review; and

B. Set the date of January 25, 2010, at 1:30 p.m. for a site visit to the property located at 803 N. Milpas Street.

REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY

14.             Subject: Minutes

Recommendation: That the Redevelopment Agency Board waive the reading and approve the minutes of the special meeting of October 27, 2009.

15.             Subject: Redevelopment Agency Fiscal Year 2010 Interim Financial Statements For The Four Months Ended October 31, 2009

Recommendation: That the Redevelopment Agency Board accept the Redevelopment Agency Fiscal Year 2010 Interim Financial Statements for the Four Months Ended October 31, 2009.

NOTICES

16.             The City Clerk has on Thursday, December 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.             The public hearing scheduled for December 15, 2009, at 2:00 p.m. to hear an appeal of the Single Family Design Board's approval for 803 Rametto Lane has been cancelled due to withdrawal of the appeal.

18.             Cancellation of the regular City Council meetings of December 22, and December 29, 2009, and the regular City Council and Redevelopment Agency meetings of January 5, 2010.

 

This concludes the Consent Calendar.

REPORT FROM THE FINANCE COMMITTEE

CITY COUNCIL ADMINISTRATIVE AND ATTORNEY REPORTS

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT

19.             Subject: Two-Year Review Of Neighborhood Preservation Ordinance (640.02)

Recommendation: That Council:

A. Review and comment on the attached report, Two-Year Review of Neighborhood Preservation Ordinance/Single Family Design Guidelines Update (NPO Update);

B. Initiate recommended changes with Staff to work with a subcommittee of the Single Family Design Board and the Ordinance Committee; and

C. Direct Staff to return to Council with ordinance and guideline amendments for adoption.

FINANCE DEPARTMENT

20.             Subject: Voter Survey Regarding Single-Use Bag Tax (630.01)

Recommendation: That Council consider the recommendation from the Solid Waste Committee to conduct a voter survey about a possible tax on single-use paper and plastic bags applicable to retail establishments over 30,000 square feet and the amount of tax that voters would be willing to pay.

21.             Subject: Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) For The Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 2009 (250.02)

Recommendation: That Council:

A. Receive a report from staff on the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2009; and

B. Accept the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2009.

MAYOR AND COUNCIL REPORTS

22.             Subject: Appointments To City Advisory Groups (140.05)

Recommendation: That Council make appointments to the City advisory groups.

COUNCIL AND STAFF COMMUNICATIONS

COUNCILMEMBER COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENT REPORTS

ADJOURNMENT