City of Carpinteria

City Council Regular Meeting Agenda

June 27, 2011

Council Chamber, 5775 Carpinteria Avenue

5:00 p.m. Closed Session and 5:30 p.m. Regular Agenda


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5:00 p.m.           CALL TO ORDER


                        The City Council will temporarily adjourn to a closed session for the purpose of discussion of the following:


1.         Conference with Real Property Negotiators – Government Code Section 54956.8


Property:  Assessor’s Parcel No. 003-433-001; 003-432-001; and 003-431-016; Property Address: 349 Ash Avenue.


Property Owner:  Silver Sands Village, Inc.


Agency Negotiators:  Dave Durflinger, City Manager; Peter Brown City Attorney; and Alexandra Barnhill, Assistant City Attorney


Under Negotiation:  Price and Terms of Payment


5:30 p.m.           RECONVENE IN OPEN SESSION


5:31 p.m.           ROLL CALL






1.         Presentation of a resolution commending and thanking Terry Dressler for his 24 years of service with the Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District.


2.         Presentation by Patricia Bartoli-Wible representative of Southern California Edison Company regarding 2011 State of the Utility System.








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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.


6:00 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 May 31, 2011.


                        4.         Minutes of the regular meeting held June 13, 2011.


5.         Expenditures for the period ending June 22, 2011.


6.         Amendment to the lease of the Seaside Building located at 5103 Carpinteria Avenue with Friends of the Carpinteria Library.


6:03 p.m.               ADMINISTRATIVE MATTERS:


                        7.         Revise Grant Amounts for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Public Service Grant Applications.


            Recommendation: Approve the recommendations of the Community Development Block Grant Committee and re-allocate funding as recommended in the staff report.


Staff presenter:  Jackie Campbell, Community Development Director


a.  Staff Report

b.  Public Comment

c.  City Council Determination


                                8.         Approve and Adopt the Memorandum of Understanding for Fiscal Year 2011-2012 with Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 620 Representing Employees in the General Service and Public Works Bargaining Units


                                    Recommendation:  Adopt Resolution No. 5324, as read by title only, thereby approving the Memorandum of Understanding for Fiscal Year 2011-2012 with SEIU Local 620; and authorize the City Manager to implement the changes effective July 1, 2011.


Staff presenter:  Staff presenter: Arlene Balmadrid, Human Resource/Risk Management Administrator


a.  Staff Report

b.  Public Comment

c.  City Council Determination




6:10 p.m.           9.         Continuation of the Parking and Business Improvement Area (Assessment District No. 4) for Fiscal Year 2011-12, Including a $15.00 Increase in the Annual General Assessment and Application of an Annual Inflationary Adjustment.


Recommendation:  Receive the staff report, Open the public hearing and receive public testimony and/or protests concerning the continuation of the Parking and Business Improvement Area (Assessment District No. 4) for Fiscal Year 2011-12, to include an increase in the annual general assessment fee, and the addition of an annual inflationary adjustment to the general assessment amount; Close the pubic hearing and continue the District for Fiscal Year 2011-12, by adopting the Resolution No. 5325.


Staff presenter: Charles Ebeling, Public Works Director/City Engineer/Traffic Engineer and Dylan Paul, Management Analyst


a.  Staff Report

b.  Public Comment

c.  City Council Determination


6:20 p.m.           10.       Consideration of the Proposed Municipal Budget for Fiscal Year 2011-12 and Establishment of a 2011-12 Ad Hoc Budget/Finance Committee (Cont. from 6/13/11, Agenda Item No. 4)


Recommendation:  1) Receive the staff report, open the public hearing and receive public comment, provide staff with direction concerning amendments and adopt Resolution Nos. 5321, 5322, and 5323, thereby approving the Municipal Budget for 2011-12 and setting related appropriations limits in compliance with state law; and 2) Establish the Ad Hoc Finance/Budget Committee for the 2011-12 Fiscal Year


Staff presenter:  Dave Durflinger, City Manager and John Thornberry, Administrative Services Director/Finance Director


a.  Staff Report

b.  Public Hearing

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)

(Armendariz/Alt. Clark)

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. Armendariz)

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 Gang Task Force Leadership Council (Carty & Clark)


                        2.         Joint and Special Committees


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

k.         City Council/Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors

Committee (Carty & Reddington)

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

m.        City Council/Water District Committee (Reddington & Stein)


3.         Ad Hoc Committees


                                                n.         Transportation Committee (Armendariz & Stein)

                                    o.         Public Facility Site Acquisition/Development Committee

                                                (Carty & Stein)

                                    p.         Budget Committee (Stein & Clark)


                        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)


6:45 p.m.           ADJOURNMENT


The next regular meeting to be held on Monday, July 11, 2011, 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 June 23, 2011, in the City Clerk's Office, on the City Hall Public Notices Board, and on the Internet.