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CITY OF SANTA BARBARA

CITY COUNCIL

REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY

JUNE 7, 2011

AGENDA

 

 

 

ORDER OF BUSINESS

 

12:30 p.m. - Ordinance Committee Meeting, Council Chamber

2:00 p.m. - City Council Meeting

2:00 p.m. - Redevelopment Agency Meeting

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

 

ORDINANCE COMMITTEE AND FINANCE COMMITTEE MEETINGS

ORDINANCE COMMITTEE MEETING - 12:30 P.M. IN THE COUNCIL CHAMBER (120.03)

Ordinance Committee Agenda

Subject: Airport Ordinance Update and Security Program Resolution

Recommendation: That Ordinance Committee:

A. Review and recommend that the City Council introduce and subsequently adopt an ordinance amending Title 18 of the Santa Barbara Municipal Code pertaining to operations at the Santa Barbara Airport; and

B. Review and recommend that the City Council adopt a resolution of the City of Santa Barbara adopting rules and regulations pertaining to restricted areas in the Santa Barbara Airport.

 

 

 

REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING 2:00 P.M.

REGULAR REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY MEETING

 

 

AFTERNOON SESSION

CALL TO ORDER

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

ROLL CALL

CEREMONIAL ITEMS

1.                  Subject: Proclamation Declaring June 8, 2011, As World Oceans Day (120.04)

2.                  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 June 30, 2011.

CHANGES TO THE AGENDA

PUBLIC COMMENT

CONSENT CALENDAR

CITY COUNCIL

3.                  Subject: Minutes

Recommendation: That Council waive the reading and approve the minutes of the special meetings of April 27, May 5, and May 9, 2011, the regular meeting of May 10, 2011, and the special meetings of May 12, and May 16, 2011.

4.                  Subject: Fiscal Year 2011 Interim Financial Statements For The Ten Months Ended April 30, 2011 (250.02)

Recommendation: That Council accept the Fiscal Year 2011 Interim Financial Statements for the Ten Months Ended April 30, 2011.

5.                  Subject: Adoption of Sign Ordinance Revisions (640.02)

Recommendation: That Council adopt, by reading of title only, An Ordinance of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Amending Sections 22.70.020 and 22.70.030 of the Santa Barbara Municipal Code Relating to Sign Regulations.

6.                  Subject: Records Destruction For Airport Department (160.06)

Recommendation: That Council adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Relating to the Destruction of Records Held by the Airport Department in the Administration Division.

7.                  Subject: Submission Of Grant Application For Non-Point Source Water Pollution Reduction Project (540.14)

Recommendation: That Council adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Authorizing the Parks and Recreation Director, or Designee, to Submit an Application to the State Water Resources Control Board for Grant Funding of $500,000 from the Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF) for the Infrastructure Retrofit - Storm Water Quality Improvement Project.

8.                  Subject: Alcoholic Beverage Control Grant Assistance To Local Law Enforcement Agencies (520.04)

Recommendation: That Council:

A. Adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Authorizing Acceptance of Funding Granted by the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control for the Alcoholic Beverage Control Grant Assistance to Local Law Enforcement Agencies Project;

B. Authorize the Police Chief to execute the grant agreement award; and

C. Appropriate the City's grant allocation of $60,000 to the Miscellaneous Grant Fund.

9.                  Subject: Approval Of Emergency Purchase Order For Digester Building Sludge Line Repair At The El Estero Wastewater Treatment Plant (540.13)

Recommendation: That Council authorize the General Services Manager to award an after-the-fact Purchase Order Contract in the amount of $66,640 to Lash Construction, Inc. (Lash), for the emergency repair of the Digester Building Sludge Lines at the El Estero Wastewater Treatment Plant (El Estero).

10.             Subject: Approval Of Emergency Purchase Orders For Response To Milpas Roundabout Sewer Main Break (540.13)

Recommendation: That Council authorize the General Services Manager to approve after-the -fact Emergency Purchase Orders to:

A. Tierra Contracting, Inc. (Tierra), for assisting City staff with emergency response services to prepare the site and install a temporary bypass pumping system at the Milpas Roundabout, in an amount not to exceed $24,000;

B. Rain For Rent for providing rental and delivery of a temporary bypass pumping system at the Milpas Roundabout, in an amount not to exceed $23,668.90; and

C. Southland Water Technologies for delivery and installation of a wireless level sensing alarm and a one-year service contract, in an amount not to exceed $2,654.50.

11.             Subject: Contract For Development Of Wastewater Collection System Strategic Management Program, Phase II (540.13)

Recommendation: That Council authorize the Public Works Director to execute a contract with Brown and Caldwell in the amount of $144,820 to continue development of the Collection System Capital Planning and related Sewer System Management Plan activities, and authorize the Public Works Director to approve expenditures of up to $14,482 for extra services of Brown and Caldwell that may result from necessary changes in the scope of work, for a total not-to-exceed amount of $159,302.

12.             Subject: Agreement With The Santa Barbara Metropolitan Transit District For Transit Services (150.05)

Recommendation: That Council authorize the Public Works Director to execute a two-year Master Agreement (Agreement) for fiscal years 2012 and 2013, in a form of agreement acceptable to the City Attorney, with the Santa Barbara Metropolitan Transit District (MTD) for transit services in an amount not to exceed $1,391,521 for Fiscal Year 2012.

13.             Subject: Renewal Of Agreement For Paratransit Services With Easy Lift Transportation, Incorporated (670.01)

Recommendation: That Council authorize the Public Works Director to execute an agreement with Easy Lift Transportation, Incorporated (Easy Lift), for paratransit services for elderly and mobility-impaired people, in an amount not to exceed $229,416.73 for Fiscal Year 2012.

14.             Subject: Appropriation Of Auto Theft Funds (520.04)

Recommendation: That Council increase appropriations by $6,400 in the Police Asset Forfeiture and Grants Fund from Auto Theft Program reserves for use in the production and airing of a Public Service Announcement commercial educating the public on preventing auto theft.

REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY

15.             Subject: Minutes

Recommendation: That the Redevelopment Agency Board waive the reading and approve the minutes of the regular meeting of March 15, 2011, and the special meeting of March 29, 2011.

16.             Subject: Redevelopment Agency Fiscal Year 2011 Interim Financial Statements For The Ten Months Ended April 30, 2011

Recommendation: That the Redevelopment Agency Board accept the Redevelopment Agency Fiscal Year 2011 Interim Financial Statements for the Ten Months Ended April 30, 2011.

NOTICES

17.             The City Clerk has on Thursday, June 2, 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.

18.             A City Council site visit is scheduled on Monday, June 13, 2011, at 1:30 p.m. to the property located at 900 Calle de los Amigos, which is the subject of an appeal hearing set for June 14, 2011, at 2:00 p.m.

 

This concludes the Consent Calendar.

REPORT FROM THE ORDINANCE COMMITTEE

CITY COUNCIL ADMINISTRATIVE AND ATTORNEY REPORTS

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

19.             Subject: Public Hearing For The Parking And Business Improvement Area Annual Assessment Report For Fiscal Year 2012 (550.10)

Recommendation: That Council:

A. Consider appropriate protests to the Parking and Business Improvement Area Annual Assessment Report for Fiscal Year 2012, as required under the California Parking and Business Improvement Area Law of 1989; and

B. Adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Fixing and Assessing the Parking and Business Improvement Area Assessment Rates for Fiscal Year 2012, and Confirming Approval of the Parking and Business Improvement Area Annual Assessment Report for Fiscal Year 2012.

FIRE DEPARTMENT

20.             Subject: Renewal Of Levy For Fiscal Year 2012 For The Wildland Fire Suppression Assessment District (290.00)

Recommendation: That Council adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Declaring Its Intention to Continue Vegetation Road Clearance, Implementation of a Defensible Space Inspection and Assistance Program, and Implementation of a Vegetation Management Program Within the Foothill and Extreme Foothill Zones; Declaring the Work to be of More Than General or Ordinary Benefit and Describing the District to be Assessed to Pay the Costs and Expenses Thereof; Approving the Engineer's Report; Confirming Diagram and Assessment; and Ordering Continuation of the Wildland Fire Suppression Assessment District for Fiscal Year 2012.

CITY ADMINISTRATOR

21.             Subject: 2011 Legislative Platform (160.02)

Recommendation: That Council:

A. Adopt the 2011 Legislative Platform that guides the City's support or opposition to state and federal legislation; and

B. Authorize the Mayor, Councilmembers, and staff, on behalf of the City of Santa Barbara, to contact state and federal representatives to advocate for legislation consistent with the goals of the Legislative Platform.

REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY REPORTS

22.             Subject: Resolutions Approving The Transfer Of All Real Property Of The Redevelopment Agency Of The City Of Santa Barbara To The City Of Santa Barbara (620.03)

Recommendation:

A. That the Agency Board adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Redevelopment Agency of the City of Santa Barbara Approving the Transfer of All Interests in Real Property, Including All Leaseholds and Easements, Owned by the Redevelopment Agency of the City of Santa Barbara to the City of Santa Barbara to Implement the Provisions Set Forth in the Multi-Year Cooperation Agreement and the Redevelopment Plan for the Central City Redevelopment Project Area; and

B. That Council adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Accepting Title to All Interests in Real Property, Including Leaseholds and Easements, Owned by the Redevelopment Agency of the City of Santa Barbara, as Legally Described in Exhibit A Attached Hereto, and Authorizing the Recordation of the Grant Deed in the Official Records, in the Office of the County Recorder, County of Santa Barbara, State of California, to Implement the Provisions Set Forth in the Multi-Year Cooperation Agreement and the Redevelopment Plan for the Central City Redevelopment Project Area.

PUBLIC HEARINGS

23.             Subject: Appeal Of The Architectural Board of Review Approval Of The Review After Final Of 336 North Milpas Street (640.07)

Recommendation: That the Council deny the appeal of Tony Fischer on behalf of the Mary Z. Frangos Trust, and uphold the Architectural Board of Review (ABR) approval of the Review After Final of the application of Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market for changes to an entry tower, entry ramps, doors, and a roof parapet.

MAYOR AND COUNCIL REPORTS

24.             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 June 14, 2011.

(Estimated Time: 4:00 p.m.; Continued from May 24, 2011, Item No. 19)

COUNCIL AND STAFF COMMUNICATIONS

COUNCILMEMBER COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENT REPORTS

CLOSED SESSIONS

25.             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: Warner McGrew v. City of Santa Barbara, case number GOL 0101359.

Scheduling: Duration, 10 minutes; anytime

Report: None anticipated

26.             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 and Supervisory bargaining units, and regarding discussions with unrepresented management about salaries and fringe benefits.

Scheduling: Duration, 30 minutes; anytime

Report: None anticipated

ADJOURNMENT

To Monday, June 13, 2011, at 1:30 p.m. at 900 Calle de los Amigos. (See Agenda Item No. 18)