City of Carpinteria

 City Council Regular Meeting Agenda

Monday, June 25, 2012

Council Chambers

 5775 Carpinteria Avenue, Carpinteria, CA 93013


5:30 p.m. Regular Agenda


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5:30 p.m.             CALL TO ORDER


                        ROLL CALL






1.            Presentation by CalGRIP representatives.


2.            Presentation by South Coast Task Force on Youth Gangs representatives.




6:00 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 three 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.


6:20 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 June 11, 2012.


4.            Expenditures for the period ending June 6, 2012.


5.         Designation of a Voting Delegate for the 2012 League of California Cities’ Annual Conference and Approve Councilmember Kathleen Reddington’s Travel to the Conference.


6.         Close-Out of City Maintenance Project No. 15027, Linden Avenue/Street Maintenance 79.




6:25 p.m.             7.         Resolution No. 5396 and 5397 Revising Conditions of Employment for Management and Miscellaneous Personnel


Recommendation:   Adopt Resolution No. 5396 and 5397 as read by title only, adopting revisions to the Condition of Employment for Management and Miscellaneous Personnel


Staff Presenter:  Arlene Balmadrid, Human Resources Administrator


                                    a.  Staff Report

b.  Public Comment

c.  City Council Determination


6:35 p.m.                   8.       Resolution No. 598 Approving and Adopting the Memorandum of Understanding for Fiscal Year 2012-2014 between the City and Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 620 Representing employees in the General Service and Public Works Bargaining Units


Recommendation:   Adopt Resolution No. 5398, as read by title only, adopting the Memorandum of Understanding for Fiscal Year 2012-2014 between the City of Carpinteria and Service Employees International (SEIU) Local 620 and authorize the City Manager to implement the changes effective July 1, 2012.


Staff Presenter:  Arlene Balmadrid, Human Resources Administrator



                                    a.  Staff Report

b.  Public Comment

c.  City Council Determination


                        OTHER BUSINESS:


6:45 p.m.                 9.         Initiation of Amendment to Carpinteria Municipal Code (CMC) Chapter 8.51 Pertaining to Commercial Establishments Dispensing Single-Use Carryout Bags to Customers in the City of Carpinteria  


Recommendation:   Direct staff concerning amendment to the City’s single-use bag regulations at CMC 8.51.


Staff presenter: Dave Durflinger, City Manager


a.  Staff Report

b.  Public Comment

c.  City Council Determination


7:30 p.m.            10.       Informational Report on Warming Centers on the South Coast of Santa Barbara County


Recommendation:  Receive informational report regarding warming centers on the South Coast of Santa Barbara County


Staff presenter:  Kevin Silk, Assistant to the City Manager


a.  Staff Report

b.  Public Comment

c.  City Council Determination



7:55 p.m.             11.       Authorization to Release a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for On Call Professional Services Program 2012


Recommendation:  That the City Council  authorize the Department of Public Works to release a Request for Qualifications(RFQ) for On-Call Professional Services in order to establish qualified on-call consultant lists in a verity of technical categories for a period of up to five years


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


                                    a.  Staff Report

b.  Public Comment

c.  City Council Determination


8:10 p.m.             12.       Approval of Contract with Bengal Engineering for a Hydraulics and Hydrology Study for the Carpinteria Avenue Bridge Project


Recommendation: That the City Council authorize execution of an engineering agreement with Bengal Engineering for the scope and cost of work in in the attachment to staff report.


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


                                    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)

(Clark/Alt. Reddington)

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. Reddington)

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 & Carty)

k.         City Council/Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors

Committee (Carty & Reddington)

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


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)

                                    q.         Law Enforcement Contract Committee (Carty & Reddington)


                                                                       4. City Representatives on other Committees


r.          Community Media Access Center (Gary Dobbins)

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

t.          Santa Barbara Metropolitan Transit District (Chuck McQuary)


8:00 p.m.           ADJOURNMENT


The next regular meeting to be held on Monday, July 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, June 21, 2012 in the City Clerk's Office, on the City Hall Public Notices Board, and on the Internet.