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CITY OF SANTA BARBARA

CITY COUNCIL

JUNE 14, 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

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

 

 

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)

Subject:  Finance Committee Agenda

1.         Subject:  Proposed Loan Increase For The Housing Authority's Bradley Studios Project

Recommendation:  That the Finance Committee consider and recommend to the Redevelopment Agency Board approval of a $2,000,000 loan increase in Agency Housing Setaside funds to the Housing Authority of the City of Santa Barbara for the development of the Bradley Studios affordable housing project located at 512-518 Bath Street.

2.         Subject:  Ensemble Theatre Grant Request For Redevelopment Agency Funds

Recommendation:  That the Finance Committee consider the Ensemble Theatre's grant request for $1,000,000 in Redevelopment Agency capital funds for the purchase and installation of equipment at the Victoria Theatre.

 

 

REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING – 2:00 P.M.

 

 

AFTERNOON SESSION

CALL TO ORDER

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

ROLL CALL

CEREMONIAL ITEMS

1.                  Subject:  Letter Of Recognition Santa Barbara Airport Completion Of The Airline Terminal Project June 2011 (120.08)

 

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 meetings of April 12, and May 17, 2011, and the special meeting of May 23, 2011.

3.                  Subject:  Increase Appropriations In The Streets Capital Fund For The Property Located At 319 West Haley Street  (150.03)

Recommendation:  That Council:

A.        Approve an increase in appropriations in the Streets Fund in the amount of $420,000 to buy-out Santa Barbara County Association of Governments' (SBCAG) interest in the real property located at 319 West Haley Street (Haley Street Property), of which $170,000 will be funded from unappropriated Streets Fund reserves, $250,000 will come from a transfer of appropriated funds in the Measure D Fund, and the balance of $50,000 will come from an allocation of existing appropriations in the Streets Fund for the Carrillo/Anacapa Intersection Improvement Project, for a total of $470,000 for the buy-out;

B.        Approve the transfer of appropriations in the amount of $250,000 from the Carrillo/Anacapa Intersection Improvement Project in the Measure D Fund to the Streets Fund to cover a portion of the cost to buy-out SBCAG's interest in the Haley Street Property; 

C.        Approve an increase in appropriations and estimated revenues in the Fiscal Year 2012 recommended budget by $36,968 in the Streets Fund, in recognition of lease income to be generated and received from the property at 319 West Haley Street, half of which was previously recognized as revenue in the General Fund;

D.        Reduce appropriated reserves and estimated revenues in the General Fund in Fiscal Year 2012 by $18,485 related to the shift of lease revenues from the General Fund to the Streets Fund; and

E.        Terminate City Agreement No. 15,909 with SBCAG, dated March 5, 1991.

4.                  Subject:  Records Destruction For Community Development 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 Community Development Department in the Housing and Redevelopment Division.

 

5.                  Subject:  Youth Watershed Education Program Contract With Art From Scrap (570.06)

Recommendation:  That Council authorize the Parks and Recreation Director to execute a 12-month professional services contract with Art From Scrap in the amount of $56,299.25 funded from Measure B revenues for the provision of youth and community watershed education programs in Fiscal Year 2012.

 

6.                  Subject:  Acceptance Of Easement For Public Trail Uses At 1401 Jesusita Lane (330.03)

Recommendation:  That Council adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Accepting a Trail Easement for Public Trail Uses on a Portion of the Real Property Commonly Known as 1401 Jesusita Lane, Santa Barbara County Assessor's Parcel Number 055-240-022.

 

7.                  Subject:  Proposition 40 Grant Funds For The Los Baños Pool Automated Chemical Feed System Upgrade Project (570.07)

Recommendation:  That Council increase estimated revenues and appropriations in the Parks and Recreation Fiscal Year 2011 operating budget in the amount of $5,546.25 for a California Clean Water, Clean Air, Safe Neighborhood Parks and Coastal Protection Act of 2002 (Proposition 40) Per Capita grant.

 

8.                  Subject:  Cachuma Conservation Release Board Budget Ratification (540.03)

Recommendation:  That Council ratify the Fiscal Year 2012 Cachuma Conservation Release Board (CCRB) budget in the amount of $461,140, with an estimated City of Santa Barbara share of $177,917.

 

9.                  Subject:  Issuance Of Purchase Order To Approve Engel & Gray For Biosolids Composting (540.13)

Recommendation:  That Council find it in the City's best interest to waive the formal bid process as provided by Municipal Code Section 4.52.070 (k) and authorize the General Services Manager to issue a purchase order to Engel & Gray, Inc. (E&G) to provide the City with an in-county site for biosolids composting services for the purchase of a limited amount of finished compost at a cost of $46.63 per ton for Fiscal Year 2012 and the following four fiscal years in accordance with approved budgets.

 

10.             Subject:  Introduction Of Ordinance For Rule Of The List For Dispatch And Parking Enforcement Vacancies (450.01)

Recommendation:  That Council introduce and subsequently adopt, by reading of title only, An Ordinance of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Amending Section 3.16.200 of Santa Barbara Municipal Code Title 3 Pertaining to Certification of Eligibles from an Employment List for Certain Non-Sworn Police Department Vacancies.

 

11.             Subject:  General Municipal Election Of November 8, 2011  (110.03)

Recommendation:  That Council:

A.        Adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Calling for the Holding of a Vote-By-Mail General Municipal Election to be Held in the City on Tuesday, November 8, 2011, for the Election of Certain Officers as Required by the Provisions of the Charter;

B.        Adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Authorizing the Conduct of a Vote-By-Mail Election for the November 8, 2011, General Municipal Election;

C.        Adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Provisionally Requesting the Board of Supervisors of the County of Santa Barbara to Consolidate a General Municipal Election to be Held on November 8, 2011, with the Statewide Special Election to be Held on the Date Pursuant to Section 10403 of the Elections Code, in the event the Governor calls a Statewide Special Election allowing the City to proceed with a consolidated election; and

D.        Cancel the November 8, 2011, City Council meeting due to the holding of the general municipal election.

NOTICES

12.             The City Clerk has on Thursday, June 9, 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.

13.             Received a letter of resignation from Rental Housing Mediation Task Force Member Barbara Smith-Sherrill; the vacancy will be part of the next City Advisory Group recruitment.  (580.03)

 

This concludes the Consent Calendar.

REPORT FROM THE FINANCE COMMITTEE

CITY COUNCIL ADMINISTRATIVE AND ATTORNEY REPORTS

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

14.             Subject: Public Hearing Regarding Proposed City Utility Rate Increases (230.05)

Recommendation:  That Council:

A.        Hold a Public Hearing, as required by State law, regarding proposed utility rate increases for water, wastewater, and solid waste collection services for Fiscal Year 2012; and

B.        Provide direction to staff regarding any changes to the proposed Fiscal Year 2012 utility rates.

15.             Subject: Adoption Of Long-Term Water Supply Plan And Urban Water Management Plan (540.08)

Recommendation:  That Council:

A.        Hold a Public Hearing regarding adoption of the City's updated Long-Term Water Supply Plan (LTWSP) and the 2010 update of the City's Urban Water Management Plan (UWMP);

B.        Adopt the City's updated LTWSP as the policy basis for management of the City's water supply for the period through approximately 2030; and

C.        Adopt and authorize the Public Works Director to transmit the City's updated UWMP to the California Department of Water Resources, such adoption to include modifications as may be approved by the Public Works Director to ensure compliance with State UWMP requirements, provided that any such modifications are not inconsistent with the updated LTWSP.

MAYOR AND COUNCIL REPORTS

16.       Subject: Ordinance Revising The City's Sign Ordinance Concerning The Regulation Of Signs On Gas Pumps (640.02)

Recommendation:  That Council:

A.        Reconsider its adoption of revisions to the City's Sign Ordinance as adopted on June 7, 2011, at the request of Councilmember Bendy White; and

B.        Re-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.

CITY COUNCIL ADMINISTRATIVE AND ATTORNEY REPORTS (CONT’D)

CITY ADMINSTRATOR’S OFFICE

17.             Subject:  Introduction Of Ordinance For 2011-2013 Treatment And Patrol (TAP) Memorandum Of Understanding (440.02)

Recommendation:  That Council Ratify the Memorandum of Understanding between the City and the Service Employees' International Union, Local 620, Airport and Harbor Patrol Officers' and Treatment Plants' Bargaining Units, for the period of January 1, 2011 through December 31 2013, by introduction and subsequent adoption of, by reading of title only, An Ordinance of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Adopting the 2011-2013 Memorandum of Understanding Between the City of Santa Barbara and the Patrol Officers' and Treatment Plants' Bargaining Units (TAP Units).

 

18.             Subject:  Introduction Of Ordinance For Extension To Supervisors Memorandum Of Understanding (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. 5484, the 2009-2011 Memorandum of Understanding between the City of Santa Barbara and the Santa Barbara City Supervisory Employees' Bargaining Unit (Supervisors' Unit) to Include a Supplemental Agreement.

 

19.             Subject:  Introduction Of Ordinance For Management Salary Plans (440.03)

Recommendation:  That Council introduce and subsequently adopt, by reading of title only, An Ordinance of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Setting Forth and Approving a Salary Plan for Unrepresented Managers and Professional Attorneys for the period of June 14, 2011 through June 30, 2012; and a Salary Plan for Sworn Fire Managers and Unrepresented Sworn Police Managers for the period of June 14, 2011 through June 30, 2012.

 

MAYOR AND COUNCIL REPORTS (CONT'D)

20.             Subject:  Interviews For City Advisory Groups (140.05)

Recommendation:  That Council hold interviews of applicants to various City Advisory Groups.

            (Estimated Time:  4:00 p.m.; Continued from June 7, 2011, Item No. 24)

 

PUBLIC HEARINGS

21.             Subject:  Appeal Of Planning Commission Approval Of 900 Calle De Los Amigos Valle Verde Retirement Facility (640.07)

Recommendation:  That Council deny the appeal of the Law Office of Marc Chytilo, representing Hidden Oaks Homeowners Association, and the appeal of Weinberg, Rodger & Rosenfeld, representing the Service Employees International Union-United Healthcare Workers West ("UHW") and Friends of Valle Verde ("FVV"); certify the Environmental Impact Report; uphold the Planning Commission approval of the Lot Line Adjustment, the Conditional Use Permit Amendment and the Modifications; and direct Staff to return with an appropriate Resolution of Decision and Findings.

COUNCIL AND STAFF COMMUNICATIONS

COUNCILMEMBER COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENT REPORTS

CLOSED SESSIONS

22.             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

ADJOURNMENT