City of Carpinteria

 City Council Regular Meeting Agenda

Monday, August 27, 2012

Council Chambers

 5775 Carpinteria Avenue, Carpinteria, CA 93013


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

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5:00 p.m.           CALL TO ORDER


                        ROLL CALL




                                TEMPORARY ADJOURNMENT TO CLOSED SESSION


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

purpose of discussion of the following:


1.         Conference with Real Property Negotiator(s) – Government Code Section 54956.8


            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, Beth Collins-Burgard and Dylan Johnson, Deputy City Attorneys, 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


                        CALL TO ORDER


                        ROLL CALL








5:32 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.


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 July 23, 2012


2.         Expenditures for the Period Ending August 22, 2012


3.         Ratification of Resolution No. 5402, as read by title only, a Resolution of the City of Carpinteria City Council Commending and Thanking Rich Medel for his 40 Years of Service with the Boys & Girls Club of Carpinteria


4.            Receive the Quarterly Investment Results and Certifications Concerning Compliance with Investment Policy and Cash Flow Needs for the Next Six Months


5.            Adopt Resolution No. 5405, as read by title only, A Resolution of the City of Carpinteria City Council Approving Tax Deferral of Member Paid Contributions IRC 414(h)(2) Employer Pick Up and Repealing Resolution No. 5348




5:52 p.m.             6.         Camp 4 Housing Project in the Santa Ynez Valley


Recommendation: That the City Council Discuss and determine whether or not to direct staff to formally agendize a presentation regarding the Camp 4 Housing Project in the Santa Ynez Valley.


Staff presenter: Dave Durflinger, City Manager


a.  Staff Report

b.  Public Comment

c.  City Council Determination


6:05 p.m.             7.         Discuss the Coordination of a Joint Meeting with the Planning Commission and Architectural Review Board for Conceptual Review of the Bluffs III Resort Proposal


Recommendation: That the City Council discuss a date and coordinate a joint meeting with the Planning Commission and Architectural Review Board for the purpose of a conceptual review of the Bluffs III Resort proposal. 

Staff presenter: Dave Durflinger, City Manager

a.  Staff Report

b.  Public Comment

c.  City Council Determination


                        OTHER BUSINESS:


6:15 p.m.                 8.         Initiation of an Amendment to the Carpinteria Municipal Code (CMC) Section 9.40, Curfew, to Include a Daytime Curfew for Minors


Recommendation: Direct staff to return with options for establishing daytime curfew regulations as an amendment to CMC Section 9.40.


Staff presenter: Dave Durflinger, City Manager


a.  Staff Report

b.  Public Comment

c.  City Council Determination


6:35 p.m.             9.         COAST Safe Routes to School Program Update


Recommendation: Receive and file the Coalition for Sustainable Transportation’s annual report regarding activities to support alternative transportation in Carpinteria.


Staff presenter: Erin Maker, Environmental Coordinator


a.  Staff Report

b.  Public Comment

c.  City Council Determination


6:55 p.m.             10.       Participation in the State-Wide Proposition 84 Process          


Recommendation: Authorize the City Manager to sign a Memorandum of Understanding with the County of Santa Barbara for continued participation in the State-wide Proposition 84 grant process and related integrated Regional Water Management activities in Santa Barbara County.


Staff presenter: Erin Maker, Environmental Coordinator


a.  Staff Report

b.  Public Comment

c.  City Council Determination


7:15 p.m.             11.       Appropriate $50,000 from the Major Asset Replacement and Repair Reserve Fund and Authorize Staff to Procure Two New or

                                    Late Model Used Sedans for the City Motor Pool to Replace the Existing 1997 Sedans         


Recommendation: Adopt Resolution No. 5402, as read by title only, appropriating $50,000 from the Major Asset Replacement and Repair Reserve Fund and authorizing staff to procure two new or late models used sedans for the City Motor Pool to replace the existing 1997 sedans.


Staff presenter: Matt Roberts, Parks and Recreation Director


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)

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


3.         Ad Hoc Committees


                                                n.         Transportation Committee (Stein)

                                    o.         Public Facility Site Acquisition/Development Committee

                                                (Carty & Stein)

                                    p.         Budget Committee (Stein & Clark)

                                    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)


 8:10 p.m.           ADJOURNMENT


The next regular meeting to be held on Monday, September 10, 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, August 23, 2012 in the City Clerk's Office, on the City Hall Public Notices Board, and on the Internet.