City of Carpinteria

City Council Regular Meeting Agenda

March 26, 2012

Council Chamber, 5775 Carpinteria Avenue

5:30 p.m. Regular Agenda


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5:30 p.m.           ROLL CALL







1.            Presentation of Employee Service Awards and Introduction of Matt Banks, Community Resource Deputy/Detective


2.            Proclamation of the Carpinteria City Council Designating April 2012 as Carpinteria Beautiful Month




5:55 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.



6:15 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.


                        3.         Minutes of the Regular Meeting Held March 12, 2012


4.         Expenditures for the Period Ending March 21, 2012


5.         Resolution No.5366 entitled, A Resolution of the City Council of the City of Carpinteria Authorizing the Filing of a Claim with the Santa Barbara County Association of Governments for Allocation of Transportation Development Act Fund for Fiscal Year 2012-13


6.         Resolution No. 5362 entitled, A Resolution of the City Council of the City of Carpinteria Ordering the City Manager to Prepare an Assessment Diagram, Plans, Specifications, Estimate and Report, Pursuant to the Provisions of Division 14, Part 1, Street and Highways Code, Street Lighting Act of 1919, as amended, for the Furnishing of Electric Current for the Maintenance of Certain Lighting Fixtures and Appliances in all Portions of the City in Street Lighting Assessment District No. 1 for the Period Beginning July 1, 2012 and ending in June 30, 2013


7.         Resolution No. 5363 entitled, A Resolution of the City Council of the City of Carpinteria Ordering the City Engineer to Prepare and File a Report in Accordance with Chapter 3, Part 2, Landscaping and Lighting Act of 1972, Commencing with Section 22620, California Streets and Highways Code, for the Purpose of Considering the Levy of an Assessment for the Fiscal Year 2012-13, Carpinteria Lighting, Landscaping and Right-of-Way Improvement District No. 3


8.         Resolution No.5364 entitled, A Resolution of the City Council of the City of Carpinteria Ordering  that a Report be Prepared in Accordance with Chapters 3 and 4 of the “Parking and Business Improvement Area Law of 1989” of the California Streets and Highways Code, as Amended, Commencing with Section 36500, for the Acquisition, Construction or Maintenance of Parking Facilities and Other Eligible Improvements and Business Promotion Activities in the Central Business District of the City of Carpinteria, for Fiscal Year Commencing July 1, 2012 and Ending June 30, 2013, Carpinteria Parking and Business Improvement Area District No. 4


9.         Resolution No. 5367 entitled, A Resolution of the City Council of the City of Carpinteria Initiating Proceedings to Set the Annual Assessment for Assessment District No. 5, Pursuant to the Municipal Improvement Act of 1913


10.       Receive and File Report of the City’s Median Home Sale Prices for 2011; and Adopt Resolution No. 5365 entitled, A Resolution of the City Council of the City of Carpinteria Adopting In-lieu Housing Fees for 2012 Associated with the Inclusionary Housing Ordinance No. 590





6:30 p.m.           11.       Measure A Program of Projects for Fiscal Years 2012/13 to Fiscal Years 2016/17 (CONTINUED FROM MARCH 12, 2012)

Recommendation:  Adopt Resolution No. 5361, as read by title only, adopting the Measure A Five Year Local Program of Projects for Fiscal Years 2012/13 to 2016/17.

Staff presenter: Charles Ebeling, Public Works Director/City Engineer/Traffic Engineer

a.  Staff Report

b.  Public Comment

c.   City Council Determination




6:50 p.m.           12.       Appointments to the Integrated Pest Management Committee


Recommendation:  Make appoint members to the Integrated Pest Management Committee.


Staff presenter:  Matt Roberts, Parks and Recreation Director


a.  Staff Report

b.  Public Comment

c.   City Council Determination


7:10 p.m            13.       Receive Recommendations on the Community Development Block Grant  (CDBG) Public Services Grant Applications and allocate Program Funds


Recommendation:  Approve the recommendations of the Community Development Block Grant Committee and allocate program funding as stated in the staff report.

  Staff presenter:  Shanna Farley, Assistant Planner


a.  Staff Report

b.  Public Comment

                                    c.  City Council Determination


7:25 p.m.               14.       Review of the 2011 Annual Report to the State Department of Housing and Community Development on the Status of the Housing Element and Progress on Implementation of its Goals, Policies and Objectives


Recommendation:  Receive the Annual Report on the status of the Housing Element Program Implementation and direct the Community Development Director to submit the document to the State Department of Housing and Community Development.


Staff presenter:  Shanna R. Farley, Assistant Planner


a.  Staff Report

b.  Public Comment

                                    c.  City Council Determination


7:45 p.m.           15.       Appointment  of Council Representatives to Regional Agencies and Committees


Staff presenter:  Dave Durflinger, 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 County 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)


7:55 p.m.           ADJOURNMENT


The next regular meeting to be held on Monday, April 9, 2012 at 5:30 P.M., in the Council Chamber, City Hall, 5775 Carpinteria Avenue, Carpinteria, California.


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This agenda was posted on Thursday, March 22, 2012, in the City Clerk's Office, on the City Hall Public Notices Board, and on the Internet.