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CITY OF SANTA BARBARA

CITY COUNCIL

AUGUST 9, 2011

AGENDA

 

 

ORDER OF BUSINESS

 

2:00 p.m. - City Council Meeting

 

 

AFTERNOON SESSION

 

 

REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING 2:00 P.M.

 

CALL TO ORDER

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

ROLL CALL

CEREMONIAL ITEMS

1.                  Subject: Proclamation Declaring August 2011 As Spinal Muscular Atrophy Awareness 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 July 12, 2011.

3.                  Subject: Adoption Of Ordinance To Approve The Disposition Of Excess Portions Of City Land At Vic Trace Reservoir (330.03)

Recommendation: That Council adopt, by reading of title only, An Ordinance of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Approving the Disposition of a Certain 0.264- Acre Excess Portion of the Vic Trace Reservoir Property Known as Assessor's Parcel Number 035-033-013 to the Owners of the Adjacent Parcels of the Real Property Commonly Known as 1557, 1547 and 1537 La Crest Circle in the City of Santa Barbara.

4.                  Subject: Introduction Of Ordinance Establishing Prima Facie Speed Limits On Cota Street (530.05)

Recommendation: That Council introduce and subsequently adopt, by reading of title only, An Ordinance of the 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 Cota Street Between Santa Barbara Street and Alameda Padre Serra at 25 Miles Per Hour.

5.                  Subject: Contract For Industrial Waste Pretreatment Program Services (540.13)

Recommendation: That Council authorize the Public Works Director to execute a City Professional Services contract with Larry Walker Associates (LWA), in a form approved by the City Attorney, in the amount of $33,086 to provide required revisions to the City's Industrial Waste Pretreatment Program (Pretreatment Program) and authorize the Public Works Director to approve expenditures of up to $3,309 for extra services of LWA that may result from necessary changes in the scope of work.

NOTICES

6.                  The City Clerk has on Thursday, August 4, 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.

7.                  Cancellation of the regular Redevelopment Agency meeting of August 9, 2011, due to lack of business.

 

This concludes the Consent Calendar.

CITY COUNCIL ADMINISTRATIVE AND ATTORNEY REPORTS

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT

8.                  Subject: City Arts Advisory Committee And Community Events And Festivals Committee Funding Recommendations And Contract With The Santa Barbara County Arts Commission For Fiscal Year 2012 (610.04)

Recommendation: That Council:

A. Review and approve the City of Santa Barbara Arts Advisory Committee and Community Events and Festivals Committee Funding Recommendations for Fiscal Year 2012; and

B. Authorize the Assistant City Administrator/Community Development Director to execute an agreement with the Santa Barbara County Arts Commission for $427,260 as approved in the Fiscal Year 2012 budget.

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

9.                  Subject: Intersection Improvements For De La Vina Street At Figueroa Street And De La Vina Street At Canon Perdido Street (530.04)

Recommendation: That Council:

A. Hear a report on the options for intersection improvements on De La Vina Street at Figueroa Street and De La Vina Street at Canon Perdido Street;

B. Accept a Highway Safety Improvement Program (HSIP) grant of $326,300 for pedestrian safety improvements at the intersection of De la Vina Street and Figueroa Street, which would include curb extensions and additional lighting, and appropriate the grant funds in the Streets Capital Fund; and

C. Discontinue further capital improvements to the intersection improvements on De La Vina Street at Canon Perdido Street.

MAYOR AND COUNCIL REPORTS

10.             Subject: Request From Councilmembers Randy Rowse And Michael Self Regarding A Letter To The California Public Utilities Commission About The Southern California Edison "Smart Meter Connect" Program (380.01)

Recommendation: That Council consider a recommendation from Councilmembers Rowse and Self to contact the California Public Utilities Commission regarding the Southern California Edison "Smart Meter Connect" Program.

COUNCIL AND STAFF COMMUNICATIONS

COUNCILMEMBER COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENT REPORTS

CLOSED SESSIONS

11.             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 Donald Sipple and New Cingular Wireless PSC LLC, et al., v. The City of Alameda, California, et al., LASC Case No. BC432270.

Scheduling: Duration, 15 minutes; anytime

Report: None anticipated

ADJOURNMENT