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CITY OF SANTA BARBARA

CITY COUNCIL

SEPTEMBER 21, 2010

AGENDA

 

 

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

 

 

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:  City Of Santa Barbara Insurance Programs

Recommendation:  That the Finance Committee receive a report from staff regarding the City's insurance programs covering City operations and facilities.


 

 

AFTERNOON SESSION

CALL TO ORDER

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

ROLL CALL

CHANGES TO THE AGENDA

PUBLIC COMMENT

CONSENT CALENDAR

1.                  Subject:  Minutes

Recommendation:  That Council waive the reading and approve the minutes of the regular meetings of August 31 (cancelled), and September 7, 2010 (cancelled).

 

2.                  Subject:  Adoption Of Ordinance For A 25-Year Lease With Brophy & Sons, Inc., Doing Business As Brophy Brothers' Restaurant And Clam Bar (330.04)

Recommendation:  That Council adopt, by reading of title only, An Ordinance of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Approving a 25-Year Lease with Brophy & Sons, Inc., Effective October 21, 2010.

 

3.                  Subject:  Professional Actuarial Services Agreement, GASB 45 - Accounting For Retiree Medical Benefits (430.06)

Recommendation:  That Council authorize the Finance Director to negotiate and execute a professional services agreement with Aon Consulting for an actuarial valuation of the City's post-retirement benefits, including retiree medical insurance and sick leave conversion programs in an amount not-to-exceed $31,000.

 

4.                  Subject:  Approval Of Benefit Plans Effective January 1, 2011 (430.06)

Recommendation:  That Council:

A.        Approve renewal of the Aetna and Kaiser Permanente medical plans; Delta Dental Plans; Vision Service Plan; Employee Assistance Program (EAP); Flexible Spending Accounts; Hartford Life and Disability Insurance Plans, and Allstate Voluntary Disability Plans for the term of January 1, 2011, to December 31, 2011; and

B.        Authorize the Assistant City Administrator to execute any necessary  agreements.

5.                  Subject:  California Office Of Traffic Safety Grant (520.04)

Recommendation:  That Council:

A.        Accept $139,000 from the State of California, Office of Traffic Safety, and authorize the Chief of Police to execute the Grant Agreement; and

B.        Appropriate the grant allocation of $139,000 to the Miscellaneous Grants Fund for Fiscal Year 2010-2011 for the Sobriety Checkpoint Program.

6.                  Subject:  Set A Date For Public Hearing Regarding Appeal Of Architectural Board of Review Preliminary Approval For 903 W. Mission Street

Recommendation:  That Council:

A.        Set the date of October 19, 2010, at 2:00 p.m. for hearing the appeal filed by Pam Brandon of the Architectural Board of Review Preliminary Approval of an application for property owned by Kenneth and Heidi Harbaugh and located at 903 W. Mission Street, Assessor's Parcel No. 043-113-009, R-2 Two-Family Residence Zone, General Plan Designation:  Residential, 12 Units per Acre.  The project proposes the construction of a new 525 square foot second story accessory dwelling unit above a new 623 square foot three-car garage on a 5,000 square foot lot.  The proposal includes the demolition of an existing 317 square foot non-conforming garage, and a 25 square foot covered porch to existing main residence, and a 32 square foot addition to the main residence; and

B.        Set the date of October 18, 2010, at 1:30 p.m. for a site visit to the property located at 903 W. Mission Street.

NOTICES

7.                  The City Clerk has on Thursday, September 16, 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.

8.                  Cancellation of the regular Redevelopment Agency meeting of September 21, 2010, due to lack of business.

 

This concludes the Consent Calendar.

REPORT FROM THE FINANCE COMMITTEE

CITY COUNCIL ADMINISTRATIVE AND ATTORNEY REPORTS

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

9.                  Subject:  Introduction Of Ordinance Establishing Prima Facie Speed Limits (530.05)

Recommendation:  That Council introduce and subsequently adopt, by reading of title only, An Ordinance of the City Council of the City of Santa Barbara Amending Chapter 10.60 of the Municipal Code, by Revising Section 10.60.015 Establishing Prima Facie Speed Limits on Certain Portions of Alston Road, Carrillo Street, Loma Alta Drive, and Gutierrez Street.

 

10.             Subject:  Sewer Lateral Incentive Program Modifications (540.13)

Recommendation:  That Council approve revising the Sewer Lateral Incentive Program by waiving City permit fees for City-mandated sewer lateral improvements and direct staff to revise Resolution No. 06-095 and the related Administrative Guidelines.

 

11.             Subject:  Agreement To Remove Cogeneration System At El Estero Wastewater Treatment Plant (540.13)

Recommendation:  That Council:

A.        Authorize the Public Works Director to execute a termination agreement with Alliance Monterey, LLC (Alliance), in a form acceptable to the City Attorney, to remove fuel cell co-generation equipment from the El Estero Wastewater Treatment Plant (El Estero) and to terminate the existing Power Purchase Agreement (PPA); and

B.        Receive an update on the status of the existing fuel cell co-generation system at El Estero and plans to replace the system with an engine co-generation system.

COUNCIL AND STAFF COMMUNICATIONS

COUNCILMEMBER COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENT REPORTS

CLOSED SESSIONS

12.             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 Tanis Nelson vs. City of Santa Barbara, SBSC Case No. 1339487.

            Scheduling:  Duration, 15 minutes; anytime

            Report:  None anticipated

 

13.             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, Police Managers Association, the Treatment and Patrol Bargaining Units, Firefighters Association, and the Hourly Bargaining Unit, and regarding discussions with unrepresented management about salaries and fringe benefits.

            Scheduling:  Duration, 30 minutes; anytime

            Report:  None anticipated

 

14.             Subject:  Conference With Real Property Negotiators Regarding 319 West Haley Street (330.03)

Recommendation:  That Council hold a closed session to consider instructions to its negotiators regarding the possible sale of the City-owned property, commonly known as 319 West Haley Street, pursuant to the authority of Government Code Section 54956.8.  Instructions to negotiators will direct staff regarding the price and terms of a possible sale of the City-owned parcel.  Negotiations are held pursuant to the authority of Section 54956.8 of the Government Code.  City Negotiators:  Browning Allen, Transportation Manager; Don Irelan, Senior Real Property Agent; and Stephen P. Wiley, City Attorney, on behalf of the City of Santa Barbara.  Negotiating Parties:  Pathpoint, Inc.  Under Negotiation:  Price and terms of payment of a possible sale.

            Scheduling:  Duration, 20 minutes; anytime

            Report:  None anticipated

 

ADJOURNMENT