City of Carpinteria

Room:  City Council Chamber

5775 Carpinteria Avenue

Time:   4:30  Closed Session

             5:30 p.m. Regular Meeting

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Agenda Publication & Posting Date:  11/10/09

 

 

 

Regular Meeting of the City Council

Monday, December 14, 2009

 

A G E N D A

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INFORMATION ABOUT CITY COUNCIL MEETINGS:

 

·                     The time at which an item on the agenda is scheduled to be heard is an estimate only.  The City Council may consider and act on an agenda item in any order it deems appropriate.  In addition, an item may be considered earlier or later than the Estimated Time, depending on the length of time which is devoted to other agenda items.  All persons interested in an item listed on the agenda are advised to be present throughout the meeting to ensure that they are present when the item is called.

 

·                     The regular meeting tonight is being broadcast live over Government Access Television Channel 18.  The City Council meetings will be rebroadcast on Wednesdays at 7:00 p.m. and Saturdays at 5:00 p.m.

 

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ESTIMATED

TIME:

4:30 p.m.           CALL TO ORDER

 

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 NEGOTIATORS

 

                        Property:  5300 Block of Foothill Road (within El Carro Park) APN: 004-005-004

 

                        Agency negotiator:  Dave Durflinger, City Manager, Peter Brown, City Attorney, Alexandra Barnhill, Deputy City Attorney

 

                        Negotiating Party: Carpinteria Valley Water District

 

                        Under negotiation:  Price and terms of payment

 

2.         CONFERENCE WITH REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATORS Property:  5103 Carpinteria Avenue

 

                        Agency Negotiators:  Dave Durflinger, City Manager, Kevin Silk, Assistant to the City Manager Matt Roberts, Parks and Recreation Director, Peter Brown, City Attorney, Alexandra Barnhill, Deputy City Attorney

 

Negotiating parties:  Friends of the Carpinteria Library Under negotiation:  Price, Terms of Payment

 

5:30 p.m.           RECONVENE IN OPEN SESSION

 

                        ROLL CALL

 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

5:32 p.m.           INTRODUCTIONS, PROCLAMATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS

 

                            PUBLIC INFORMATION REPORTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

CITY MANAGER’S REPORT

 

5:35 p.m.               PRESENTATIONS BY CITIZENS/PUBLIC COMMENT

 

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.

 

            1.         Minutes of the regular meeting held November 23, 2009

 

            2.         Minutes of the special meeting held November 30, 2009

 

            3.         Expenditures for the period ending December 11, 2009

 

            4.         Second reading of Ordinance No. 642 entitled: AN ORDINANCE OF THE CARPINTERIA CITY COUNCIL AMENDING SECTION 2.20.070 OF THE CARPINTERIAL MUNICIPAL CODE AS SUCH RELATES TO THE PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT”

 

            5.         Making appointment to fill an existing vacancy on the Carpinteria First Committee (Leigh-Anne Anderson)

 

            6.         Adoption of Resolution No. 5226 approving the application for grant funds from the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program and finding the proposed project exempt from CEQA under Section 115301 Class 1

 

PUBLIC HEARINGS: 

 

6:00 p.m.       7.         Consideration of the Draft Open Space Management Plan for the Carpinteria Bluffs Nature Preserve and Tar Pits Park          

 

Attachment:            Carpinteria Open Space Management Plan

 

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

 

                        a.         Staff Report

                        b.         Public Comment

                        c.         City Council determination

 

6:20 p.m.       8.         Project Number:  09-1531-ORD – Water Efficient Landscaping

 

                        The City Council will consider an Ordinance amending Chapter 15.90: Water Efficient Landscaping of Title 15: Buildings and Construction of the Carpinteria Municipal Code, by replacing it in its entirety. The amendment is necessary to comply with the Water conservation in Landscaping Act of 2006 (Assembly Bill 1881, Laird) which require cities and counties to adopt the California Department of Water Resources’ updated Model Water Efficient Landscape Ordinance by January 1, 2010.

 

                        (Staff presenter:  Steve Goggia, Senior Planner)

 

                        a.         Staff Report

                        b.         Public Comment

                        c.         City Council determination

 

OTHER BUSINESS

 

6:40 p.m.       9.         Consideration of approval of the Elections Code Section 9212 Report prepared for the Paredon Oil & Gas Development Initiative

 

(Staff presenter:  Dave Durflinger, City Manager, Jackie Campbell, Community Development Director, Peter Brown, City Attorney and Alexandra Barnhill, Deputy City Attorney)

 

a.         Staff Report

b.         Public Comment

c.         City Council determination

 

7:10 p.m.       10.       Consideration of City Council’s adoption of the Paredon Initiative or submittal of the Paredon Initiative to a vote of the voters of the City pursuant to Elections Code Section 9214 and, in the latter event, consideration of adoption of resolutions calling a Special Election, requesting consolidation of the election with Santa Barbara County Election Department, providing for the filing of rebuttal arguments and preparation of impartial analysis by the City Attorney,  to submit to the voters the Paredon Oil and Gas Development Initiative; consideration of schedule for required steps in the election process

 

a.         Staff Report

b.         Public Comment

c.         City Council determination

 

(Staff presenter:  Dave Durflinger, City Manager, Peter Brown, City Attorney and Alexandra Barnhill, Deputy City Attorney)

 

7:30 p.m.       11.       Consideration of selection of an alternate City Council representative to the Air Pollution Control District Board

 

(Staff presenter:  Dave Durflinger, City Manager)

 

a.         Staff Report

b.         Public Comment

c.         City Council determination

 

7:40 p.m.       12.       Consideration of cancellation of the December 28, 2009 Council meeting and closure of City Hall on December 24, 2009

 

(Staff presenter:  Dave Durflinger, City Manager)

 

a.         Staff Report

b.         Public Comment

c.         City Council determination

 

7:50 p.m.       13.       Consideration of schedule and approach to annual work and strategic planning

 

(Staff presenter:  Dave Durflinger, City Manager)

 

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) (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 (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)

 

8:05 p.m.       ADJOURNMENT

 

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

 

 

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you need special assistance to participate in this meeting, please contact the City Clerk’s Department (805) 684-5405, extension 403.  Notification 72 hours prior to the meeting will enable the City to make reasonable arrangements to ensure accessibility to this meeting. 28 CFR 35.102-35.104 ADA Title II.