City of Carpinteria

Room:  City Council Chamber

5775 Carpinteria Avenue

Time:   4:45 Closed Session

             5:30 p.m. Regular Meeting


Agenda Publication & Posting Date:  7/22/10



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Regular Meeting of the City Council

Monday, July 26, 2010









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4:45 p.m.           CALL TO ORDER




                        The City Council will temporarily adjourn to a closed session for the

                        purpose of discussion of the following:


                        a.         CONFERENCE WITH REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATORS


                                    Property: APN 004-105-15. A portion of the property (.7

                                    acre) located north of the railroad tracks, west of City

                                    Parking Lot No. 3


                                    Agency Negotiator:  Dave Durflinger, City Manager, Peter

Brown, City Attorney, Alexandra Barnhill, Deputy City Attorney, Matt Roberts, Parks and Recreation Director


                                    Negotiating parties:  Union Pacific Railroad


                                    Under negotiation:  Price and terms of payment


5:30 p.m.               RECONVENE IN OPEN SESSION


5:31 p.m.           ROLL CALL






                        1.         Presentation by Southern California Edison Company    regarding the state of the utility


2.         Presentation by Andria Ruth, MD, representing the Diabetes Resource Center on the results of the 5 year Carpinteria community assessment which was recently completed


                        3.         Presentation of the City’s Summer 2010 Outstanding     Business Partner award to Giovanni’s Pizza









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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.


6:15 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.


                        4.         Minutes of the regular meeting held July 12, 2010


                        5.         Expenditures for the period ending July 23, 2010


6.         Review of Quarterly Investment Results and certifications concerning compliance with Investment Policy and cash flow needs for the next six months


7.         Resolution No. 5272 reflecting the City of Carpinteria Traffic Safety Committee recommendation from the June 9, 2010 meeting for red curb no parking zone on Carpinteria Avenue






6:20 p.m.          

8.         The City Council will consider an appeal filed by Biosphere Industries of Development Impact Fees assessed by the City on their proposed project, a 498 square foot storage room addition to their facility at 1010 Cindy Lane. The appeal was filed by Biosphere Industries on June 2, 2010. The property is zoned Industrial Research Park (M-RP) and has a land use designation of Research Development Industrial (RDI). The property is identified as Assessor’s Parcel Number 001-190-038


            (Staff presenter:  Shanna Farley, Assistant Planner)


            a.         Staff Report

            b.         Public Comment

            c.         City Council determination




6:40 p.m.          

9.         The City Council will consider the adoption of an ordinance to amend certain Carpinteria Municipal Code provisions which relate to the possession of open containers of alcoholic beverages or consumption of alcohol from an open container.  The proposed amendments would clarify the scope of the regulation and the severity of the offenses in CMC Chapter 9.08 as well as make conforming amendments to CMC Chapters 12.24 and 10.68.


(Staff presenter:  Josh Tosney, Summer Law Clerk to City Attorney's Office)


a.  Staff Report

b.  Public Comment

c.  City Council determination


7:00 p.m.          

10.       Consideration of Sheriff’s Department Annual Report to the       City of Carpinteria


            (Staff presenter:  Lt. Eric Koopmans)


            a.         Staff Report

            b.         Public Comment

            c.         City Council determination


7:20 p.m.          

11.       Consideration of a request to submit a Development Agreement application to allow payment of an in-lieu affordable housing fee for the Lavender Court Condominiums at 4646 Carpinteria Avenue (Project No. 10-1552-DA/CDP at APNs 004-111-001 through -041)


            (Staff presenter:  Jackie Campbell, Community Development



            a.         Staff Report

            b.         Public Comment

            c.         City Council determination


7:40 p.m.          

12.       Consideration of an update of the City of Carpinteria Pavement Management Program


                                    (Staff presenter:  Charles Ebeling, Public Works Director)


            a.         Staff Report

            b.         Public Comment

            c.         City Council determination


8:10 p.m.          

13.       Consideration of Resolution No. 5268 abolishing the position description for Administrative Assistant, approving the associated layoff as both relate to the Public Works Department, establishing and approving the position of Management Analyst in the Public Works Department


            (Staff presenter:  Patricia Lemere, Human Resources



            a.         Staff Report

            b.         Public Comment

            c.         City Council determination


8:30  p.m.           COMMITTEE REPORTS


                                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)


8:35 p.m.           ADJOURNMENT


The next regular meeting to be held on Monday, August 9, 2010, at 5:30 P.M., in the Council Chamber, City Hall, 5775 Carpinteria Avenue, Carpinteria, California.






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