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CITY OF SANTA BARBARA

CITY COUNCIL

MARCH 22, 2011

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 Begins

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: Review Of Solid Waste Budget

Recommendation: That the Finance Committee hear a report from staff on the financial status of the Solid Waste Fund and proposed rate adjustments for Fiscal Year 2012.

 

REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING 2:00 P.M.

AFTERNOON SESSION

 

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 meeting of January 25, the special meeting of February 7, and the regular meetings of February 8, and February 22, 2011 (cancelled).

2.                  Subject: Adoption Of Ordinance For The Amendment Of Concession Agreement With First Class Concessions, Inc. (330.04)

Recommendation: That Council adopt, by reading of title only, An Ordinance of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Approving an Amendment of Concession Agreement No. 23,445, Dated June 22, 2010, Between the City of Santa Barbara and First Class Concessions, Inc., for Operation of the Food and Beverage Concession at the Airport.

3.                  Subject: Adoption Of Ordinance For A Lease Agreement With Leather Depot, Inc. (330.04)

Recommendation: That Council adopt, by reading of title only, An Ordinance of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Approving A Five-Year Lease with One Five-Year Option with Leather Depot, Inc., Doing Business As Coastal Treasures, with a Base Rent of $2,427 Per Month, for the 610 Square-Foot Retail Store Located at 217-E Stearns Wharf, Effective April 21, 2011.

4.                  Subject: Adoption Of Ordinance Regarding Temporary Suspension Of Certain Hedge Regulations (640.02)

Recommendation: That Council adopt, by reading of title only, An Ordinance of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Amending Santa Barbara Municipal Code Chapter 28.87 of Title 28, the City's Zoning Ordinance, in Order to Temporarily Suspend the Application of Certain Provisions of Section 28.87.170 Concerning the Height of Hedges in Required Setbacks and Along the Front Lot Line.

5.                  Subject: Application For Grant Funding For Mission Creek Lagoon And Laguna Channel Restoration And Flood Reduction Project (530.03)

Recommendation: That Council adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Approving the Application for $5,175,000 in Grant Funds from the Flood Corridor Program Under the Safe Drinking Water, Water Quality and Supply, Flood Control, River and Coastal Protection Bond Act of 2006 (Proposition 84) and the Disaster Preparedness and Flood Prevention Bond Act of 2006 (Proposition 1E).

6.                  Subject: Acceptance Of Street Easement At 2501-2511 Medcliff Road (330.03)

Recommendation: That Council adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Accepting a Street Easement for Public Street Uses on a Portion of the Real Property Commonly Known as 2501-2511 Medcliff Road, Authorizing City Public Works Director to Execute Same, and Consenting to the Recordation by City Clerk of Said Street Easement Deed in the Official Records, County of Santa Barbara.

7.                  Subject: Acceptance Of Utility Easement For Street Light Pedestal At 2437 Calle Andalucia (530.07)

Recommendation: That Council adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Accepting a Utility Easement for the Installation and Use of Public Street Light Utility Pedestal and Facilities on a Portion of the Real Property Commonly Known as 2437 Calle Andalucia, Authorizing City Public Works Director to Execute Same, and Consenting to the Recordation by City Clerk of Said Utility Easement Deed in the Official Records, County of Santa Barbara.

8.                  Subject: Authorization For The Allocation Of Transportation Development Act Funds (150.03)

Recommendation: That Council adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Authorizing the Filing of a Claim with the Santa Barbara County Association of Governments (SBCAG) for Allocation of $56,584 in Transportation Development Act (TDA) Funds for Fiscal Year 2012.

9.                  Subject: Contract For Construction For The Modoc Road Pavement Preparation Project (530.04)

Recommendation: That Council:

A. Waive the formal bidding requirements, as authorized by Municipal Code Section 4.52.070 (L), Best Interest to Waive;

B. Authorize the General Services Manager to issue a Purchase Order Contract to Lash Construction, Inc. (Lash), in the low bid amount of $77,244 for construction of the Modoc Road Pavement Preparation Project (Project), Bid No. 5059; and

C. Authorize the General Services Manager to approve expenditures of up to $7,725 to cover any cost increases that may result from contract change orders for extra work and differences between estimated bid quantities and actual quantities measured for payment.

10.             Subject: Rental Property Lease Agreements For Police Recruit Housing And Retroactive Approval Of Purchase Order Number 384872 Issued To The Discovery Group, Inc. (520.04)

Recommendation: That Council:

A. Grant authority to the Chief of Police through June 30, 2016, to negotiate and execute rental property leases, utility service contracts, and furniture rental agreements, as necessary and in a form acceptable to the City Attorney, for the purpose of police recruit housing; and

B. Retroactively approve Purchase Order Number 384872 in the amount of $27,900 issued on January 3, 2011, to the Discovery Group, Inc., for housing and related services for police recruits.

NOTICES

11.             The City Clerk has on Thursday, March 17, 2011, 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.

 

This concludes the Consent Calendar.

REPORT FROM THE FINANCE COMMITTEE

CITY COUNCIL ADMINISTRATIVE AND ATTORNEY REPORTS

FINANCE DEPARTMENT

12.             Subject: Professional Services Agreement For Zone 1 Hauler Franchise Renewal (630.01)

Recommendation: That Council:

A. Authorize the Finance Director to negotiate and execute a Professional Services Agreement, in a form acceptable to the City Attorney, with HF&H Consultants, LLC, in an amount not to exceed $110,200 for competitive contracting assistance; and

B. Appropriate $110,200 from the available reserves of the City's Solid Waste Fund to cover these contract costs and direct staff to require any successful Zone 1 Hauler to reimburse the City for these costs as part of the franchise agreement to be awarded.

PUBLIC HEARINGS

13.             Subject: Appeal Of Parks And Recreation Commission Denial Of Tree Removal At 320 Cooper Road (570.08)

Recommendation: That Council deny the appeal filed by Peter Hornemann, and uphold the Parks and Recreation Commission decision to deny the removal of a Quercus agrifolia (Coast Live Oak) located in the minimum front setback at 320 Cooper Road.

CITY COUNCIL ADMINISTRATIVE AND ATTORNEY REPORTS (CONT'D)

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

14.             Subject: Six-Year Capital Improvement Program - Fiscal Year 2012 Through 2017 (230.01)

Recommendation: That Council receive the Six-Year Capital Improvement Program for Fiscal Year 2012 through 2017.

COUNCIL AND STAFF COMMUNICATIONS

COUNCILMEMBER COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENT REPORTS

CLOSED SESSIONS

15.             Subject: Conference With Legal Counsel - Anticipated Litigation (160.03)

Recommendation: That Council hold a closed session to consider significant exposure to litigation (one potential case) pursuant to subsection (b)(1) of section 54956.9 of the Government Code and take appropriate action as needed.

Scheduling: Duration, 20 minutes; anytime

Report: None anticipated

16.             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 General, Treatment and Patrol, and Supervisory bargaining units and regarding discussions with unrepresented management about salaries and fringe benefits.

Scheduling: Duration, 30 minutes; anytime

Report: None anticipated

RECESS

EVENING SESSION

EVENING SESSION

 

RECONVENE

ROLL CALL

PUBLIC COMMENT

CITY COUNCIL ADMINISTRATIVE AND ATTORNEY REPORTS

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT

17.             Subject: Community Development And Human Services Committee Funding Recommendations For Fiscal Year 2012, Policy Amendment And Housing And Urban Development 2011 Action Plan (610.05)

Recommendation: That Council:

A. Approve the Fiscal Year 2012 funding recommendations of the Community Development and Human Services Committee (CDHSC) for use of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and Human Services funds;

B. Approve the CDHSC funding contingency plan;

C. Authorize the CDHSC to adjust funding as per the approved contingency plan without further Council action upon receipt of the actual entitlement amount awarded;

D Authorize the Community Development Director to negotiate and execute agreements implementing the funding recommendations, subject to the review and approval of the City Attorney;

E. Authorize the City Administrator to sign all necessary documents to submit the City's 2011 Action Plan to the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD); and

F. Authorize staff to amend CDBG and Human Services grant applications, program applications, policies, and agreements as necessary to implement regulations under the Federal Funding Accountability and Transparency Act of 2006 (FFATA) that became effective as of October 1, 2010, subject to the review and approval of the City Attorney.

ADJOURNMENT