(Printable Agenda)

JULY 1, 2008

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

2:00 p.m. - Redevelopment Agency Meeting

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 DAVID GEBHARD PUBLIC MEETING ROOM, 630 GARDEN STREET (120.03)

Special Finance Committee Agenda

  1. Subject: May 2008 Investment Report

Recommendation: That the Finance Committee recommend that Council accept the May 2008 Investment Report.

(See Council Agenda Item No. 3)

  1. Subject: Statement Of Investment Policy And Delegation Of Investment Authority For Fiscal Year 2009

Recommendation: That the Finance Committee recommend that Council:

A. Adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Adopting the Investment Policy for the City and Rescinding Resolution No. 07-065; and

B. Authorize the City Administrator/City Clerk/City Treasurer to invest or reinvest funds, or to sell or exchange securities so purchased for the City of Santa Barbara and the Redevelopment Agency of the City of Santa Barbara for Fiscal Year 2009.

(See Council Agenda Item No. 4)

  1. Subject: Interim Financing For The New Airport Rental Car Joint Use Quick Turnaround Facility

Recommendation: That the Finance Committee recommend to the City Council approval of the issuance of a $7.8 million Airport Fund six-month promissory note at a 6.50% interest rate and the purchase of the promissory note by the City's investment portfolio in order to provide interim financing for the Airport Rental Car Joint Use Quick Turnaround Facility.

 

REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING 2:00 P.M.

REGULAR REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY MEETING 2:00 P.M.

 

AFTERNOON SESSION

 

AFTERNOON SESSION

CALL TO ORDER

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

ROLL CALL

CEREMONIAL ITEMS

1.                  Subject: Employee Recognition - Service Awards 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 July 31, 2008.

CHANGES TO THE AGENDA

PUBLIC COMMENT

CONSENT CALENDAR

CITY COUNCIL

2.                  Subject: Records Destruction For Parks And Recreation 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 Parks and Recreation Department in the Administration Division and in the Active Adults, Adapted Recreation, Aquatics, Adult Sports, Community Services, Cultural Arts, Facilities and Program Registration, Teen Programs, and Tennis Services Sections of the Recreation Division.

3.                  Subject: May 2008 Investment Report (260.02)

Recommendation: That Council accept the May 2008 Investment Report.

4.                  Subject: Statement Of Investment Policy And Delegation Of Investment Authority For Fiscal Year 2009 (260.01)

Recommendation: That Council:

A. Adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Adopting the Investment Policy for the City and Rescinding Resolution No. 07-065; and

B. Authorize the City Administrator/City Clerk/City Treasurer to invest or reinvest funds, or to sell or exchange securities so purchased for the City of Santa Barbara and the Redevelopment Agency of the City of Santa Barbara for Fiscal Year 2009.

5.                  Subject: Community Promotion Contract With Old Spanish Days (180.02)

Recommendation: That Council authorize the Finance Director to execute a $60,000 Community Promotion contract with Old Spanish Days, from July 1, 2008, to May 31, 2009.

6.                  Subject: Community Promotion Contract With The Santa Barbara Symphony, Inc., For The 4th Of July Concert (230.02)

Recommendation: That Council authorize the Finance Director to execute a $15,000 Community Promotion contract with the Santa Barbara Symphony, Inc., from July 1, 2008, through September 30, 2008, for the 2008 4th of July concert.

7.                  Subject: Community Promotion Contract With Santa Barbara International Film Festival (230.02)

Recommendation: That Council authorize the Finance Director to execute a Community Promotion contract with Santa Barbara International Film Festival, from July 1, 2008, to June 30, 2009.

8.                  Subject: Community Promotion Contract With The Santa Barbara Conference And Visitors Bureau And Film Commission (230.02)

Recommendation: That Council authorize the Finance Director to execute a $1,515,655 Fiscal Year 2009 Community Promotion contract with the Santa Barbara Conference and Visitors Bureau and Film Commission, from July 1, 2008, through June 30, 2009.

9.                  Subject: Youth Watershed Education Program Contract With Art From Scrap (540.14)

Recommendation: That Council authorize the Parks and Recreation Director to execute a $46,767.46 12-month professional services contract with Art From Scrap (AFS) for youth and community watershed education programs in Fiscal Year 2009.

10.             Subject: Notice Of Completion For The Alisos Street Access Ramps (530.01)

Recommendation: That Council accept the work completed by United Shotcrete, Inc., Contract No. 22,690, for the Alisos Street Access Ramps Project, Bid No. 3526, located along Alisos Street, in the final contract amount of $47,757.52, including approved changes, and approve filing of a Notice of Completion.

11.             Subject: Santa Barbara County Green Business Program (630.02)

Recommendation: That Council approve $10,000 for the Santa Barbara County Green Business Program to certify local businesses for achievement in waste prevention, recycling, energy efficiency, water conservation, water quality, and alternative transportation.

NOTICES

12.             The City Clerk has on Thursday, June 26, 2008, 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.             Cancellation of the regular City Council meeting of July 8, 2008, due to lack of a quorum.

 

This concludes the Consent Calendar.

REPORT FROM THE FINANCE COMMITTEE

CITY COUNCIL ADMINISTRATIVE AND ATTORNEY REPORTS

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

14.             Subject: Contract For The Santa Barbara Airport Consolidated Rental Car Project (560.04)

Recommendation: That Council:

A. Award the contract with Pat McCarthy Construction, Inc., in their low bid amount of $6,326,550, for construction of the Santa Barbara Airport Consolidated Rental Car Project, Bid No. 3528, and authorize the Public Works Director to execute said contract and approve expenditures up to $632,655 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;

B. Authorize the Public Works Director to execute a contract with Pierce Goodwin Alexander & Linville in the amount of $570,658, for construction support services, and approve expenditures of up to $39,946 for extra services that may result from necessary changes in the scope of work;

C. Authorize the Public Works Director to execute a contract with Earth Systems Pacific in the amount of $85,732.50, for materials testing and inspection services, and approve expenditures of up to $6,001.28 for extra services that may result from necessary changes in the scope of work;

D. Authorize the Public Works Director to execute a contract with AG Mechanical in the amount of $49,400 for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design commissioning services, and approve expenditures of up to $4,940 for extra services that may result from necessary changes in the scope of work; and

E. Approve the issuance of a $7.8 million six-month promissory note at a 6.50% interest rate by the Airport Fund and the purchase of the promissory note by the City's investment portfolio in order to provide interim financing for the Airport Consolidated Rental Car Project.

15.             Subject: Public Hearing To Acquire Easements By Possible Eminent Domain For The Haley/De La Vina Streets Bridge Replacement Project (330.03)

Recommendation: That Council:

A. Accept the Addendum to the Certified Final Environmental Impact Statement/Environmental Impact Report for the Lower Mission Creek Flood Control Project (State Clearing House SCH No. 1998101061, dated March 10, 2008) prepared by the City's Environmental Analyst for the proposed Haley/De La Vina Streets Bridge Replacement Project; and

B. Adopt, by reading of title only, Resolutions of Necessity by the Council of the City of Santa Barbara for the Acquisition of Certain Real Property and Permanent and Temporary Easements for Construction of Public Street Improvements, Bridge and All Uses Appurtenant Thereto, in Connection with the Haley/De La Vina Streets Bridge Replacement Project, identified as follows:

1. That Real Property Occupied by a Portion of the Mission Creek Floodway, Fronting the 500 Block of De La Vina Street, Shown Together with Santa Barbara County Assessor's Parcel Number 037-161-032;

2. Certain Permanent and Temporary Easements Located on the Real Property Commonly Known as 513 and 517 De La Vina Street, Santa Barbara County Assessor's Parcel Number 037-161-032;

3. Certain Temporary Easements Located on the Real Property Commonly Known as 430 De La Vina Street, Santa Barbara County Assessor's Parcel Number 037-203-021;

4. Certain Permanent and Temporary Easements Located on the Real Property Commonly Known as 208, 210, and 212 West Haley Street, Santa Barbara County Assessor's Parcel Number 037-161-014.

ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES DEPARTMENT

16.             Subject: Telecommunications Utility User's Tax Ballot Measure (270.06)

Recommendation: That Council:

A. Adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Calling and Giving Notice of the Holding of a Special Municipal Election to Be Held in the City on Tuesday, November 4, 2008, for the Submission of a Proposed Ordinance to the Voters in order to reduce and modernize the City's existing Utility User's Tax Ordinance (Santa Barbara Municipal Code Chapter 4.24) with Respect to Utility Taxes on Telecommunications and Video Services;

B. Adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Requesting the Board of Supervisors of the County of Santa Barbara to Consolidate a Special Municipal Election to Be Held on November 4, 2008, with the Presidential General Election to Be Held on That Date Pursuant to Section 10403 of the Elections Code;

C. Adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Directing the City Attorney to Prepare an Impartial Analysis of the City Measure to Be Placed on the Ballot for the November 4, 2008, Special Municipal Election of the City of Santa Barbara;

D. Determine whether the City Council or any individual member(s) of City Council will file an argument regarding the measure and, if so, adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Authorizing the Filing of a Written Argument Regarding a City Measure to be placed on the Ballot for the November 4, 2008, Special Municipal Election; and

E. Determine if rebuttal arguments will be permitted concerning the Measure and, if so, adopt, by reading of title only, A Resolution of the Council of the City of Santa Barbara Providing for the Filing of Rebuttal Arguments for City Measures Submitted at Municipal Elections.

REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY REPORTS

17.             Subject: Police Department Locker Room Upgrade Project And Funding Options (320.01)

Recommendation: That Council and the Redevelopment Agency Board:

A. Evaluate project options to upgrade the Police Department Locker Room and consider the Finance Committee's recommendation to complete the design of Option C with the Redevelopment Agency Capital Project Contingency funds as the identified source of funding for the project;

B. Allocate $343,660 from the Redevelopment Agency Capital Project Contingency Account to fund additional design services; and

C. Authorize the General Services Manager to increase Design Services Contract No. 22,608 with Paul Poirier and Michael David Architects by $303,660 to cover the cost of additional scope changes.

CITY COUNCIL ADMINISTRATIVE AND ATTORNEY REPORTS (CONT'D)

18.             Subject: Carbon Neutral By 2020 Goal For City Facilities And Fleet (630.02)

Recommendation: That Council consider the recommendation of the Sustainability Council Committee to set a greenhouse gas emissions goal of carbon neutrality by 2020 for City facilities and fleet and, if approved, direct staff to prepare an initial plan to determine the resources and steps necessary to reach a goal of carbon neutrality by 2020.

MAYOR AND COUNCIL REPORTS

19.             Subject: Appointments To City Advisory Groups (140.05)

Recommendation: That Council:

A. Make appointments to the City Advisory Groups; and

B. Make a recommendation to the Mayor on the appointments to the Housing Authority Commission.

COUNCIL AND STAFF COMMUNICATIONS

COUNCILMEMBER COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENT REPORTS

RECESS

EVENING SESSION

EVENING SESSION

 

RECONVENE

ROLL CALL

PUBLIC COMMENT

CITY COUNCIL ADMINISTRATIVE AND ATTORNEY REPORTS

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT

20.             Subject: Plan Santa Barbara Status Report (650.05)

Recommendation: That Council provide feedback on the Plan Santa Barbara process.

ADJOURNMENT