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CITY OF SANTA BARBARA

CITY COUNCIL

REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY

MARCH 30, 2010

AGENDA

 

 

ORDER OF BUSINESS

 

         11:00 a.m.   -     Special Ordinance Committee Meeting Begins, Council Chamber

       12:00 Noon   -     Special Ordinance Committee Meeting Recess

       12:00 Noon   -     Special Finance Committee Meeting, David Gebhard Public Meeting Room, 630 Garden Street

         12:30 p.m.   -     Special Ordinance Committee Meeting Reconvenes

           2:00 p.m.   -     City Council Meeting

           2:00 p.m.   -     Special Redevelopment Agency Meeting

 

SPECIAL ORDINANCE COMMITTEE MEETING - 11:00 A.M. IN THE COUNCIL CHAMBER (120.03)

Special Ordinance Committee Agenda

1.                  Subject:  Neighborhood Preservation Ordinance Two-Year Review

Recommendation:  That the Ordinance Committee review and comment on the proposed changes in Titles 22 and 28 of the Santa Barbara Municipal Code (SBMC) and forward proposed amendments to Council for adoption.

            (Time Certain:  11:00 a.m.)

2.                  Subject:  Medical Marijuana Dispensary Ordinance Revisions

Recommendation:  That the Ordinance Committee:

A.        Review allowable areas for dispensaries with protection for the highest priority substance abuse recovery facilities; and

B.        Discuss the concept of Medical Marijuana collectives and cooperatives, and consider possible Municipal Code regulations to ensure compliance with the State Health and Safety Code regarding the distribution of Medical Marijuana to "qualified patients" by "primary care givers."

                        (Time Certain:  12:30 p.m.; Continued from March 16, 2010)


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

Special Finance Committee Agenda

1.                  Subject:  Six-Year Capital Improvement Program For Fiscal Years 2011 Through 2016

Recommendation:  That the Finance Committee review the Six-Year Capital Improvement Program (CIP) for Fiscal Years 2011 through 2016.

2.                  Subject:  Fiscal Year 2010 Budget Balancing And Adjustments

Recommendation:  That the Finance Committee recommend:

A.        That Council hear a report from staff, as a follow-up to the special budget work session held on February 25, 2010, to continue the discussion of recommended measures to help offset projected General Fund revenue shortfalls in Fiscal Year 2010;

B.        That Council approve the transfer of $480,000 from the Self-Insurance Fund to the General Fund, representing charges allocated to the General Fund above amounts needed to fund the General Fund's portion of the Fiscal Year 2010 workers' compensation and liability programs based on an analysis of claims paid to date;

C.        That Council approve the transfer of $440,000 from the Solid Waste Fund to the General Fund, representing unrestricted funds intended to reimburse the City's General Fund for the use of the City's public right-of-way; and

D.        That the Redevelopment Agency Board allocate and authorize the expenditure of up to $480,000 from the Agency's Project Contingency Account to fund the required relocation lease costs of the Fire Department's Administrative Staff due to the Agency-funded Fire Station No. 1 Annex Renovation Project.

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


AFTERNOON SESSION

 

AFTERNOON SESSION

CALL TO ORDER

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

ROLL CALL

CEREMONIAL ITEMS

1.                  Subject:  Proclamation Declaring April 2010 As National Poetry Month (120.04)

CHANGES TO THE AGENDA

PUBLIC COMMENT

CONSENT CALENDAR

CITY COUNCIL

2.                  Subject:  Minutes

Recommendation:  That Council waive the reading and approve the minutes of the regular meeting of March 16, 2010.

 

3.                  Subject:  February 2010 Investment Report (260.02)

Recommendation:  That Council accept the February 2010 Investment Report.

 

4.                  Subject:  Human Services Contract Assignment For Homemaker Program (610.05)

Recommendation:  That Council authorize the assignment of Family Service Agency Human Services Contract No. 23,042 in the remaining amount of $3,750 for the period of October 1, 2009, to June 30, 2010, to Visiting Nurse & Hospice Care of Santa Barbara for operation of the Homemaker Program.

 

5.                  Subject:  Increase In Change Order Authority For The Marilla Avenue Sidewalk Infill Project (530.04)

Recommendation:  That Council approve an increase in the change order authority for Contract No. 23,174 with Aguilera Brothers Construction, Inc. (Aguilera), for extra work for the Marilla Avenue Sidewalk Infill Project (Project), in the amount of $7,000, for a total change order authority of $17,500.

 

6.                  Subject:  Contract For Cultural Resources Studies For The Chapala, Cota, And Mason Street Bridge Replacement Projects (530.04)

Recommendation:  That Council authorize the Public Works Director to execute a City professional services contract with Applied EarthWorks, Inc. (Applied EarthWorks), in the amount of $218,585, for mandated cultural resource studies and analyses services during design of the Chapala, Cota, and Mason Street Bridge Replacement Projects (Bridge Projects), and authorize the Public Works Director to approve expenditures of up to $21,858 for extra services of Applied EarthWorks that may result from necessary changes in the scope of work.

 

7.                  Subject:  West Beach Dredging Project (570.03)

Recommendation:  That Council:

A.        Appropriate $175,000 out of the Waterfront Department's Harbor Preservation Fund unappropriated reserves for the West Beach maintenance dredging project; and

B.        Authorize the General Services Manager to issue a purchase order in an amount not to exceed $175,000 to AIS Construction Company to dredge approximately 20,000 cubic yards of sand off West Beach.

8.                  Subject:  Property Tax Exchange Agreements For Las Canoas Reorganization (680.04)

Recommendation:  That Council:

A.        Adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara in the Matter of Providing for a Negotiated Exchange of Property Tax Revenues Pertaining to the Las Canoas Reorganization, an Annexation of Property Referred to as Parcel A Located at 2030 Las Canoas Road (APN 021-010-061) to the City of Santa Barbara, Detachment from the Santa Barbara County Fire Protection District and Detachment from County Service Areas 32 and 12; and

B.        Adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara in the Matter of Providing for a Negotiated Exchange of Property Tax Revenues Pertaining to the Las Canoas Reorganization, a Concurrent Annexation of a Narrow Strip of Land Underlying Calle Real near Old Mill Road Referred to as Parcel B to the City of Santa Barbara, Detachment from the Santa Barbara County Fire Protection District, Detachment from the Goleta Water District and Detachment from County Service Areas 3 and 32.

9.                  Subject:  Set A Date For Public Hearing Regarding Single Family Design Board Preliminary Denial Of 1464 La Cima Road (640.07)

Recommendation:  That Council:

A.        Set the date of May 18, 2010, at 2:00 p.m. for hearing the appeal filed by Scott McCosker of the denial of an application for property located at 1464 La Cima Road, Assessor's Parcel No. 041-022-032, R-1 Single Family Residence Zone, General Plan Designation:  Residential-3 units per acre.  The project proposes the removal of existing non-permitted Alan block retaining walls, minor grading and construction of concrete block and Alan block retaining walls.  The project is located in the Hillside Design District; and

B.        Set the date of May 17, 2010, at 1:30 p.m. for a site visit to the property located at 1464 La Cima Road.

REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY

10.             Subject:  License Agreement Regarding Public Art In Jardin de las Granadas

Recommendation:  That the Redevelopment Agency Board approve and authorize the Executive Director to execute, subject to approval by Agency Counsel, a License Agreement with the Santa Barbara County Arts Commission regarding Installation, Use, Maintenance and Removal of Art on Redevelopment Agency (RDA)-owned property at 21 East Anapamu Street commonly known as Jardin de las Granadas.

 

NOTICES

11.             The City Clerk has on Thursday, March 25, 2010, 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.

12.             Received a letter of resignation from Creeks Advisory Committee Member Roger Schlueter; the vacancy will be part of the next City Advisory Group recruitment.

13.             Cancellation of the regular City Council and Redevelopment Agency meetings of April 6, 2010.

 

This concludes the Consent Calendar.

REPORT FROM THE ORDINANCE COMMITTEE

REPORT FROM THE FINANCE COMMITTEE

CITY COUNCIL ADMINISTRATIVE AND ATTORNEY REPORTS

FINANCE DEPARTMENT

14.             Subject:  Professional Services Contract For Survey On Single-Use Bag Tax (630.01)

Recommendation:  That Council consider entering into a professional services agreement with Fairbank, Maslin, Maullin, Metz & Associates for an amount not to exceed $23,319 to develop and conduct a voter survey regarding a possible tax on single-use bags.

 

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

Recommendation:  

A.        That Council hear a report from staff, as a follow-up to the special budget work session held on February 25, 2010, to continue the discussion of recommended measures to help offset projected General Fund revenue shortfalls in Fiscal Year 2010;

B.        That Council approve the transfer of $480,000 from the Self-Insurance Fund to the General Fund, representing charges allocated to the General Fund above amounts needed to fund the General Fund's portion of the Fiscal Year 2010 workers' compensation and liability programs based on an analysis of claims paid to date;

C.        That Council approve the transfer of $440,000 from the Solid Waste Fund to the General Fund, representing unrestricted funds intended to reimburse the City's General Fund for the use of the City's public right-of-way; and

D.        That the Redevelopment Agency Board allocate and authorize the expenditure of up to $480,000 from the Agency's Project Contingency Account to fund the required relocation lease costs of the Fire Department's Administrative Staff due to the Agency-funded Fire Station No. 1 Annex Renovation Project.

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT

16.             Subject:  Update On Strategies To Address Community Issues Related To Homelessness In The City Of Santa Barbara (660.04)

Recommendation:  That Council receive an update on the twelve recommended strategies outlined in Strategies to Address Community Issues Related to Homelessness in the City of Santa Barbara.

 

CITY ADMINISTRATOR

17.             Subject:  Introduction Of Ordinance For Cancellation Of Management Salary Increase And Suspension Of Salary Increase For Supervisors (440.02)

Recommendation:  That Council introduce and subsequently adopt, by reading of title only, An Ordinance of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Amending Ordinance No. 5485, the 2008-2010 Salary Plan for Unrepresented Managers and Professional Attorneys.

 

COUNCIL AND STAFF COMMUNICATIONS

COUNCILMEMBER COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENT REPORTS

CLOSED SESSIONS

18.             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 Landslide Repair Foundation v. City Of Santa Barbara, SBSC Number 1304297.

            Scheduling:  Duration, 15 minutes; anytime

            Report:  None anticipated

 

19.             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.  Pending litigation considered is:  Juanita Doyle v. City of Santa Barbara, WCAB, Case Number ADJl42497.

            Scheduling:  Duration, 10 minutes; anytime

            Report:  None anticipated

 

20.             Subject:  Conference With Labor Negotiator (440.05)

Recommendation:  That Council hold a closed session, per Government Code Section 54957.6 to consider instructions to City negotiator Kristy Schmidt, Employee Relations Manager, regarding negotiations with the Police Officers Association, the Police Managers Association, the General Bargaining Unit, the Treatment and Patrol Bargaining Units, the Firefighters Association, the Hourly Bargaining Unit, and the Supervisory Employees Association, and regarding discussions with unrepresented management and confidential employees about salaries and fringe benefits.

            Scheduling:  Duration, 15 minutes; anytime

            Report:  None anticipated

 

ADJOURNMENT