City of Carpinteria

Room:  City Council Chamber

5775 Carpinteria Avenue

Time:   4:30 p.m. Closed Session

            5:30 p.m. Regular Meeting


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Agenda Publication & Posting Date:  9/23/10



Regular Meeting of the City Council

Monday, September 27, 2010









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4:30 p.m.          CALL TO ORDER





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




                    Title: City Manager


5:30 p.m.          RECONVENE IN OPEN SESSION


5:31 p.m.          ROLL CALL






1.       Presentation by Chuck McQuary and Jerry Estrada representing Metropolitan Transit District (MTD) regarding the State of the MTD for the past year.








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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.


                    2.       Minutes of the regular meeting held September 13, 2010


                    3.       Expenditures for the period ending September 24, 2010


4.       Annual Review of the City’s Investment Policy


5.       Second Reading of Ordinance No. 645 Regarding Passenger Loading Zones on Seventh Street


6.               Resolution No. 5283 authorizing Recreational Trails Program Grant Application


7.       Resolution No. 5284 authorizing a change of signatures on City bank accounts






6:05 p.m.         

                    8.       Annual Review of Development Impact Fees and the Capital Improvement Plan


The City Council will review and account for the City’s Development Impact Fees and Quimby Fees.  The Council will also review the City’s Capital Improvement and Master Plans that the fee programs are based on.  The review and accounting of the fee programs is in accordance with Government Code 66002, 66006 and 66477 and Carpinteria Municipal Code 15.80.110, 15.80.160 and 16.24.080. The City Council will review the  projects contained in the City’s Capital Improvement and Master Facilities Plans and will consider an accounting of said fees, including adjustments thereof, interest and other expenditures for the construction of public facilities.


Staff presenter:  (Charles Ebeling, Public Works Director)


a.  Staff Report

b.  Public Hearing

c.  City Council determination




6:35 p.m.         

                    9.       Consideration of Funding of the South Coast Task Force on Youth Gangs programs of the Community Action Commission


(Staff presenter: Dave Durflinger, City Manager)


a.  Staff Report

b.  Public Comment

c.  City Council determination


6:50 p.m.              

                              10.     Consideration of a request by the City of Santa Barbara for the City of Carpinteria to be included in the formation of a Tourism Business Improvement District


(Staff presenter: Dave Durflinger, City Manager)


a.  Staff Report

b.  Public Comment

c.  City Council determination






                              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) (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 (Stein & 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)


7:10 p.m.          ADJOURNMENT


The next regular meeting to be held on Monday, October 11, 2010, at 5:30 P.M., in the Council Chamber, City Hall, 5775 Carpinteria Avenue, Carpinteria, California.






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