City of Carpinteria

Room:  City Council Chamber

5775 Carpinteria Avenue

Time:   5:30 p.m. Regular Meeting

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Agenda Publication & Posting Date:  4/8/10



Regular Meeting of the City Council

Monday, April 12, 2010








·               The time at which an item on the agenda is scheduled to be heard is an estimate only.  The City Council may consider and act on an agenda item in any order it deems appropriate.  In addition, an item may be considered earlier or later than the Estimated Time, depending on the length of time which is devoted to other agenda items.  All persons interested in an item listed on the agenda are advised to be present throughout the meeting to ensure that they are present when the item is called.


·               The regular meeting tonight is being broadcast live over Government Access Television Channel 18.  The City Council meetings will be rebroadcast on Wednesdays at 7:00 p.m. and Saturdays at 5:00 p.m.


·               Materials related to an item on this Agenda submitted to the City Council after distribution of the agenda packet are available for public inspection in the City Clerk’s Office at 5775 Carpinteria Avenue, Carpinteria, during normal business hours. Such documents are also available on the City of Carpinteria website at subject to staff’s ability to post the documents before the meeting.


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·               If you wish to speak on a matter scheduled for consideration in a closed session held at the beginning of the agenda, you will have an opportunity to address the City Council before the Council retires to its closed session deliberations.




5:30 P.M.



5:31 p.m.





5:32 p.m.







5:35 p.m.



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.


5:50 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.


1.   Minutes of the regular meeting held March 22, 2010


2.   Expenditures for the period ending April 9, 2010


3.   Cooperative Agreement related to emPowerSBC (previously named the Central Coast Energy Independence Program), a municipal energy financing program for residential and commercial property owners




5:55 p.m.

4.   Consideration of making an appointment to fill the vacancy on the Tree Advisory Board


(Staff presenter: Dave Durflinger, City Manager)




6:10 p.m.

5.   Revised Measure A Program of Projects


Adoption of the City’s five-year program of projects to be funded by Measure A sales tax funds pursuant to Section 18 of Ordinance No. 5 of the Santa Barbara County Local Transportation Authority. The proposed Local Program of Projects includes funds for major street maintenance and repairs, drainage work, transit assistance, bikeways and certain transportation related capital improvement projects


(Staff presenter:  Charles Ebeling, Public Works Director)


a.   Staff Report

b.   Public Hearing

c.   City Council determination




6:15 p.m.

6.   Consideration of a resolution which would establish a 50% reduction of the Development Impact Fees for affordable housing projects providing 100% of the units in the low and very-low income category range for a period of no less than 55 years


(Staff presenter:  Steve Goggia, Senior Planner)


a.   Staff Report

b.   Public Comment

c.   City Council determination


6:35 p.m.

7.   Review of the Year 2009 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


(Staff presenter:  Jackie Campbell, Community Development Director)


a.   Staff Report

b.   Public Comment

c.   City Council determination


6:50 p.m.

8.   Consideration of resolutions approving applications to the State of California for Urban Greening Grants to be used to partially fund the acquisition of 0.69 acres of open space known as APN 004-105-015 in the City of Carpinteria and to fund construction of the Palm to Linden Trail


(Staff presenter: Matt Roberts, Parks & Recreation Director)


a.   Staff Report

b.   Public Comment

c.   City Council determination


7:35 p.m.

9.   Consideration of Closeout Agreements with Contractors For Recent Capital Improvement Projects


(Staff presenter: Charles Ebeling, Public Works Director)


a.   Staff Report

b.   Public Comment

c.   City Council determination


7:50 p.m.

10. Contract for construction demolition services (APN 003-242-018) - This item was noticed but has subsequently been removed from the agenda


7:55  p.m.



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)


8:00 p.m.



The next regular meeting to be held on Monday, April 26, 2010, at 5:30 P.M., in the Council Chamber, City Hall, 5775 Carpinteria Avenue, Carpinteria, California.



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