AUGUST 9, 2011
REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING – 2:00 P.M.
CALL TO ORDER
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
CHANGES TO THE AGENDA
Recommendation: That Council waive the reading and approve the minutes of the regular meeting of July 12, 2011.
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.
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.
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.
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
Recommendation: That Council:
and approve the City of
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
Recommendation: That Council:
a report on the options for intersection improvements on
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
further capital improvements to the intersection improvements on
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
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
Scheduling: Duration, 15 minutes; anytime
Report: None anticipated