.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:  9/10/09



Regular Meeting of the City Council

Monday, September 14, 2009







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4:30 p.m.           CALL TO ORDER


                        ROLL CALL




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



(Subdivision (a) of Section 54956.9)


Name of Case: Brown vs.Venoco


Case No. 1305637, Superior Court, State of California for the

County of Santa Barbara, Anacapa Division


5:30 p.m.           RECONVENE IN OPEN SESSION






1.           Presentation by Southern California Edison Company (SCE) regarding the City’s achievements in energy savings and helping the environment in partnership with SCE








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.


                        2.         Minutes of the regular meeting held August 10, 2009


                        3.         Expenditures for the period ending September 11, 2009




5:55 p.m.          

4.         The City Council will consider the request of Rich Ridgway,

Investec Real Estate, applicant, to consider Case No. 07-1407-DP/CDP/TEX (application filed August 24, 2009) for a four-year time extension to five years from the date of project approval (November 13, 2008) to obtain a Building Permit for the project; and to accept the exemption pursuant to CEQA Guidelines §15162. The application involves APN 001-190-017 located at 6380 Via Real.


            (Staff presenter:  Jackie Campbell, Community Development



            a.         Staff Report

            b.         Public Comment

            c.         City Council determination




6:30 p.m.          

5.         Consideration of Carpinteria First Committee work plan and

                                    budget for fiscal year 2009-10


            (Staff presenter:  Kevin Silk, Assistant to the City Manager)


            a.         Staff Report

            b.         Public Comment

            c.         City Council determination


7:00 p.m.              

6.         Consideration of Special Use Permit for Avocado Festival


            (Staff presenter:  Dave Durflinger, City Manager)


            a.         Staff Report

            b.         Public Comment

            c.         City Council determination


7:15 p.m.          

7.         Consideration of nomination and consent of at-large

                                    Neighborhood Preservation Committee members


            (Staff presenter:  Dave Durflinger, City Manager)


            a.         Staff Report

            b.         Public Comment

            c.         City Council determination


7:30 p.m.          

8.         Consideration of City Council direction and appropriation 

regarding landscape and parking design for the grounds of the Seaside Building, 5103 Carpinteria Avenue


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


            a.         Staff Report

            b.         Public Comment

            c.         City Council determination


7:50 p.m.          

9.         Consideration of adoption of Resolution No. 5212 approving

the appropriation of funding in the amount of $80,000 to augment the funding for the City of Carpinteria Shoreline Feasibility Study


            (Staff presenter:  Matt Roberts, Park and Recreation



            a.         Staff Report

            b.         Public Comment

            c.         City Council determination


8:00  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)


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)


                        2.         Joint and Special Committees


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

j.          City Council/Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors

Committee (Carty & Stein)

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


3.         Ad Hoc Committees


                                                l.          Transportation Committee (Armendariz & Stein)

                                    m.        Public Facility Site Acquisition/Development Committee

                                                (Carty & Stein)

                                    n.         Budget Committee (Reddington & Clark)


                        4.         City Representatives on other Committees


o.         Community Media Access Center (Gary Dobbins)

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

q.         Santa Barbara Metropolitan Transit District (Chuck McQuary)


8:05 p.m.           ADJOURNMENT


The next regular meeting to be held on Monday, September 28, 2009, at 5:30 P.M., in the Council Chamber, City Hall, 5775 Carpinteria Avenue, Carpinteria, California.



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