City of Carpinteria

City Council Regular Meeting Agenda

February 27, 2012

Council Chamber, 5775 Carpinteria Avenue

5:30 p.m. Regular Agenda

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5:30 p.m.           ROLL CALL






1.            Santa Barbara Metropolitan Transit District (MTD) Status Report Presentation by Jerry Estrada, Assistant General Manager/Controller




5:35 p.m.               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.




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.


5:55 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.         Expenditures for the Period Ending February 22, 2012


3.         Minutes of the Regular Meeting Held February 13, 2012    


4.         Authorization and Award  of  Contract for City  Maintenance Project No. 15027, Linden  Avenue/Street  Maintenance 79,  to  the Lowest Responsive Bidder, Newton Construction, in the amount of $74,700


5.         Authorization for the City to Participate in the ChargePoint California and for the Mayor to sign the ChargePoint California Station Award Agreement and Master Services Subscription Agreement


                        ADMINISTRATIVE MATTERS: None




6:00 p.m.               6.         Green Heron Spring Condominiums Project, Case No. 05-1239-TEX; Consider Request for 3-Year Extension of Time to Record the Final Map and Secure Building and Engineering Permits for Property Located at 1300 and 1326 Cravens Lane, APN 004-013-026; Scott Ellinwood, Applicant


                                    Recommendation:  Adopt Resolution No. 4359, as read by title only, approving Project Number 05-1239-TEX to allow an additional three years to record the Final Map and secure the necessary Building and Engineering permits for the approved Green Heron Spring Project.


Staff presenter: Steve Goggia, Senior Planner


a.  Staff Report

b.  Public Comment

c.   City Council Determination


                        OTHER BUSINESS:


6:25 p.m.               7.         Consider the First Reading of Ordinance No. 655 Amending the Carpinteria Municipal Code, Establishing Regulations Pertaining to Commercial Establishments Dispensing Single-use Carryout Bags to Customers in the City of Carpinteria


Recommendation: Approve Ordinance No. 655, on first reading, as read by title only and direct staff to schedule the matter for a second reading.


Staff presenter: Dave Durfinger, City Manager


a.  Staff Report

b.  Public Comment

c.   City Council Determination



                        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)


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)


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)

k.         City Council/Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors

Committee (Carty & Reddington)

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


3.         Ad Hoc Committees


                                                m.        Transportation Committee (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)


7:30 p.m.           ADJOURNMENT


The next regular meeting to be held on Monday, March 12,  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, February 23, 2012, in the City Clerk's Office, on the City Hall Public Notices Board, and on the Internet.