City of Carpinteria

City Council Regular Meeting Agenda

Monday, November 22, 2010

Council Chamber, 5775 Carpinteria Avenue

5:30 p.m. Regular Agenda

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5:30 p.m.           CALL TO ORDER


5:31 p.m.           ROLL CALL






1.         Presentation by Southern California Gas Company on the subject of Pipeline System Safety








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.


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.                  Expenditures for the Period Ending November 17, 2010


3.         Conoco Phillips Tentative Parcel Map Recordation Together with the Notice of Additional Information and Agreement for Land Development Improvements; Case No. 03-1101-PM/CDP and 08-1432 TEX; Property located at 4401 and 4405 Via Real


                        ADMINISTRATIVE MATTERS: None


                                PUBLIC HEARINGS: None


6:05 p.m.               OTHER BUSINESS:


4.         Historical Society and Museum Event Sponsorship


Recommendation:  Consider a request from the Carpinteria Valley Historical Society and Museum of History to be an event sponsor of the “30th Annual Holiday Faire” and direct staff as determined appropriate.


Staff presenter: Charlie Ebeling, Public Works Director


a.  Staff Report

b.  Public Comment

c.  City Council Determination


                        5.         Tree Advisory Board Annual Tree Tour Recommendations for City Tree Replacements


Recommendation:  Approve the Tree Advisory Board Recommendations as presented in the Staff Report.


Staff presenter: Charlie Ebeling, Public Works Director


a.  Staff Report

b.  Public Comment

c.  City Council Determination





                          6.       Tree Advisory Board Recommendations for Special Condition Street Trees


Recommendation: Direct staff to prepare bid documents for the replacement of street trees, curb, and gutter; and for sidewalk repairs at four Linden Avenue locations.


Staff presenter: Charlie Ebeling, Public Works Director


a.  Staff Report

b.  Public Comment

c.  City Council Determination


                          7.       Amendment to the Municipal Code Title 15, Buildings and Construction


Recommendation:  Receive report and direct staff to prepare an amendment to update the City’s existing building ordinance (CMC Title 15) to implement energy efficiency standards that go beyond Title 24 Standards by 15 percent; and to organize and conduct outreach meetings with the local community.


Staff presenter: Jackie Campbell, Community Development Director


a.  Staff Report

b.  Public Comment

c.  City Council Determination


  8.       Recordation of a Lien Against the Property at 4634 Ninth Street to Recover Demolition and Administrative Costs in the Amount of $38,598.12


Recommendation: Adopt Resolution No. 5288 confirming the accounting, ordering, and payment; and direct staff to record a lien against the property if all monies are not submitted to the City by the property owners after 45 days from the date of the adoption of the resolution.


Staff presenter: Jackie Campbell, Community Development Director


a.  Staff Report

b.  Public Comment

c.  City Council Determination


9.                  Consider Cancelling the City Council Meeting of December 27, 2010


Staff presenter: Dave Durflinger, City Manager


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)

(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)


6:45 p.m.           ADJOURNMENT


The next regular meeting to be held on Monday, December 13, 2010, 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, November 18, 2010, at 4:00 p.m. in the City Clerk's Office, on the City Hall Public Notices Board, and on the Internet.