City of Carpinteria

City Council Regular Meeting Agenda

January 9, 2012

Council Chamber, 5775 Carpinteria Avenue

5:00 p.m. Closed Session – 5:30 p.m. Regular Agenda

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TIME:

 

5:00 p.m.           CALL TO ORDER

 

TEMPORARY ADJOURNMENT TO CLOSED SESSION

 

                        The City Council will temporarily adjourn to a closed session for the purpose of discussion of the following:

 

                        PUBLIC EMPLOYEE PERFORMANCE EVALUATION GOVERNMENT CODE SECTION 54957

                 

                        Title: City Manager, Dave Durflinger

 

5:30 p.m.           RECONVENE IN OPEN SESSION

 

5:31 p.m.           ROLL CALL

 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

5:32 p.m.           INTRODUCTIONS, PROCLAMATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS

 

                        1.         Presentation to the Carpinteria Valley Chamber of Commerce in recognition of their Centennial Anniversary.

 

                            PUBLIC INFORMATION REPORTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

CITY MANAGER’S REPORT

 

                        The City Manager will report to the City Council regarding various City and/or community events and/or matters of interest.  There will be no City Council discussion except to ask questions or refer matters to staff; and no action will be taken unless listed on a subsequent agenda.

 

5:45 p.m.               PRESENTATIONS BY CITIZENS/PUBLIC COMMENT

 

This is a time for public comments on matters not otherwise on the agenda but within the subject matter jurisdiction of the City Council.  The Public Comment period is limited to 15 minutes and divided among those persons desiring to speak. No person shall speak longer than five minutes; however, the Mayor may establish shorter periods based on the time available and/or the number of persons waiting to speak.  Persons wishing to speak on a specific item will be recognized at the time the agenda item is considered.

 

Please be aware that items on the consent calendar are considered to be routine and are normally enacted by one unanimous vote of the Council.  If you wish to speak on a consent calendar item, or on a matter scheduled for consideration in a closed session at the end of the agenda, please do so during the Presentations by Citizens/Public Comment portion of the meeting.

The City and the City Council are not responsible for the content of statements made during the public comment period, or the factual accuracy of any such statements.

 

AGENDA MODIFICATIONS:  The City Council may modify the regular agenda by tabling items, adding urgency items to the agenda or changing the order in which items are considered.  Changes to the Consent Calendar are considered at the time the Consent Calendar is considered.

 

6:00 p.m.           CONSENT CALENDAR (to be approved by roll call vote on one motion with all resolutions and ordinances as read by title only).  Individual items may be removed and considered separately at the request of a Councilmember.  Any item, which is removed from the Consent Calendar, will be added to the end of the agenda under Other Business.

                       

                        2.         Minutes of the Regular Meeting Held December 12, 2011

                                   

3.         Expenditures for the Period Ending January 4, 2012

 

4.         Authorize the Submittal of an Application for Grant Funds Under the CalGRIP Program and Authorize the City Manager to Sign the Related Operating Agreement on Behalf of the City

 

ADMINISTRATIVE MATTERS: None

 

PUBLIC HEARINGS: None

 

OTHER BUSINESS:

 

6:05  p.m.              5.         Consider a Resolution Establishing an Integrated Pest Managment Policy for the City of Carpinteria

 

Recommendation:  Adopt Resolution No. 5355, as ready by title only, establishing an Integrated Pest Management Policy for the City of Carpinteria.

 

Staff presenter:  Matt Roberts, Parks and Recreation Director

 

a.  Staff Report

b.  Public Comment

c.  City Council Determination

 

7:05 p.m.           6.         Consider an Ordinance to Amend the City’s California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS) Contract

 

Recommendation:  Approve the first reading of Ordinance No. 654, as read by title only,  amending the contract with the CalPERS, specifically modifying the terms of the retirement benefits program in order to implement the cost sharing agreement between the City and its employees.

 

Staff presenter:  Arlene Balmadrid, Human Resource Director

                                        

a.  Staff Report

b.  Public Comment

c.  City Council Determination

 

7:15 p.m.           COMMITTEE REPORTS, INQUIRIES AND OTHER MATTERS

                        PRESENTED BY COUNCILMEMBERS

 

                                Informational reports from Councilmember representatives on the committees, commissions and organizations listed below. This is also an opportunity for Councilmembers to request information from staff or seek support from fellow Councilmembers for future agenda items.

 

1.       Representatives to Regional Agencies and Committees

 

a.         Santa Barbara Association of Governments (SBCAG)

(Armendariz/Alt. Clark)

b.         Channel Counties Division, League of California Cities

            (Reddington/Alt. Stein)

c.         Beach Erosion Authority for Clean Oceans and Nourishment

(BEACON) (Reddington/Alt Carty)

d.         California Joint Powers Insurance Authority (CJPIA)

(Clark/Alt. Armendariz)

e.         Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District (APCD)

(Reddington/Alt. Clark)

f.          Santa Barbara Regional Task Group on Solid Waste

(Clark/Alt. Stein)

                                    g.         Santa Barbara Joint Housing Task Group (Carty & Reddington)

                                    h.         South Coast Homeless Advisory Committee (Reddington)

i.              South Coast Task Force on Youth Gangs Leadership and Executive Council (Carty & Clark)

 

                        2.         Joint and Special Committees

 

j.          City Council/School Board Committee (Stein & Armendariz)

k.         City Council/Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors

Committee (Carty & Reddington)

l.          City Council/Fire District Board Committee (Clark & Armendariz)

 

3.         Ad Hoc Committees

 

                                                m.         Transportation Committee (Armendariz & Stein)

                                    n.         Public Facility Site Acquisition/Development Committee

                                                (Carty & Stein)

                                    o.         Budget Committee (Stein & Clark)

                                    p.         Water District Committee (Reddington & Stein)

 

                                                                       4. City Representatives on other Committees

 

q.         Community Media Access Center (Gary Dobbins)

r.          Santa Barbara Coastal Vector Control District (Ronald Hurd)

s.         Santa Barbara Metropolitan Transit District (Chuck McQuary)

 

7:050 p.m.          ADJOURNMENT

 

The next regular meeting to be held on Monday, January 23, 2012 at 5:30 P.M., in the Council Chamber, City Hall, 5775 Carpinteria Avenue, Carpinteria, California.

 

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you need assistance to participate in this meeting, please contact the City Clerk's Office at 684-5405, extension 403 or the California Relay Service at (866) 735-2929. Notification 72 hours prior to the meeting will enable the City to make reasonable arrangements for accessibility to this meeting.

 

This agenda was posted on Thursday, January 5, 2012, in the City Clerk's Office, on the City Hall Public Notices Board, and on the Internet.