City of Carpinteria

Room:  City Council Chamber

5775 Carpinteria Avenue

Time:    5:30 p.m. Regular Meeting

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Posting Date:  1/7/10



Regular Meeting of the City Council

Monday, January 11, 2010







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5:30 p.m.          ROLL CALL






1.       Awarding of Mayoral Certificate to the Watershed Management Program Logo Contest Winner








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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.


5:50 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 14, 2009


3.          Expenditures for the period ending January 8, 2010


4.          Second reading of Ordinance No. 641 amending Chapter 15.90 of the Carpinteria Municipal Code: Water Efficient Landscaping




6:00 p.m.          


5.          Consideration of the Draft Open Space Management Plan for the Carpinteria Bluffs Nature Preserve and Tar Pits Park


(Continued from December 14, 2009 meeting)  (Staff presenter:  Matt Roberts, Parks & Recreation Director)


a.        Staff Report

b.        Public Comment

c.         City Council determination


6:20 p.m.    


6.          Nonconcentration of Uses Zoning Amendment – Project No. 09-1528-LCPA/ORD


The City Council will consider a Local Coastal program Amendment by adopting an ordinance to modify Section 14.20 of the Zoning code to require a Conditional Use Permit for certain uses, include revised definitions for certain uses, modify the list of uses that may not be concentrated, clarify regulations for second hand stores and antique stores in the Central Business (CB) and commercial Planned Development (CPD) zone districts; and to consider the exemption pursuant to §15183 of the Guidelines for the Implementation of CEQA


(Staff presenter:  Jackie Campbell, Community Development Director)


a.          Staff Report

b.       Public Comment

c.       City Council determination




6:40 p.m.    


7.       Consideration of the following matters related to the Paredon Oil and Gas Development Initiative:


a.       Determining whether to take a position on the Paredon Oil and Gas Development Initiative and directing staff to prepare a resolution to that end;

b.       Providing direction to staff regarding the role of the Planning Commission in assisting the City Council in taking a position;

c.       Evaluating corrections to the Elections Code 9212 report regarding Fiscal Impacts;

d.       Review additional Exhibit D, State lands Lease Map to be attached to the Elections Code 9212 Report

e.       Identifying any public education efforts the City Council may wish to direct with respect to the Initiative.


(Staff presenter:  Dave Durflinger, City Manager, Jackie Campbell, Community Development Director, Peter Brown, City Attorney and Alexandra Barnhill, Deputy City Attorney)


a.       Staff Report

b.       Public Comment

c.       City Council determination


7:30 p.m.   


8.       Consideration of Carpinteria Valley Awards Banquet Sponsorship


(Staff presenter:  Dave Durflinger, City Manager)


a.       Staff Report

b.       Public Comment

c.       City Council determination


7:45  p.m.         COMMITTEE REPORTS


                              Informational reports from Councilmember representatives on the following committees, commissions and organizations:


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) (Carty/Alt. Reddington)

d.     California Joint Powers Insurance Authority (CJPIA) (Clark/Alt. Armendariz)

e.     Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District (APCD) (Clark/Alt. Reddington)

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 (Clark)

i.        South Coast Gang Task Force Leadership Council (Carty)


                    2.       Joint and Special Committees


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

k.         City Council/Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors Committee (Carty & Stein)

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 (Reddington & Clark)


                    4.       City Representatives on other Committees


p.         Community Media Access Center (Gary Dobbins)

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

r.          Santa Barbara Metropolitan Transit District (Chuck McQuary)



7:50 p.m.          ADJOURNMENT


The next regular meeting to be held on Monday, January 25, 2010, at 5:30 P.M., in the Council Chamber, City Hall, 5775 Carpinteria Avenue, Carpinteria, California.




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