CITY OF SANTA MONICA

 

SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING AGENDA

 

CITY HALL COUNCIL CHAMBERS - 1685 MAIN STREET

 

TUESDAY, APRIL 30, 2013

 

 

MEETING BEGINS AT 5:30 P.M.

 

 

CALL TO ORDER

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

ROLL CALL

 

(This is a special City Council meeting.  Public comment is restricted to only items listed on the agenda.)

 

1.   CLOSED SESSIONS:

 

1-A:    Public Employee Evaluation.

          Title of Employees: City Manager and City Attorney

 

I-B:     Conference with Legal Counsel – Anticipated Litigation: Anticipate significant exposure to litigation pursuant to Government Code section 54956.9(d)(2): 1 case

 

 

The following is the order of business for items to be heard no earlier than 6:30 p.m.

 

 

3.  CONSENT CALENDAR:  (All items will be considered and approved in one motion unless removed by a Councilmember for discussion.)

 

3-A:    Contract Modification for Operating the Landing Fee Program at Santa Monica Municipal Airport recommendation to authorize the City Manager to negotiate and execute a first modification to Contract No. 9384 (CCS) with Vector-US, Inc., in the amount of $58,344 to provide for the image capture of aircraft operations, data management and reports, billing, and payment collections for the Santa Monica Airport landing fee program, resulting in a four-year amended contract with a new total amount not to exceed $458,344.

 

          STAFF REPORT

 

3-B:    Award Construction Contract for Santa Monica Airport Runway, Taxiway and Parking Lot Improvements -- recommendation to authorize the City Manager to negotiate and execute a contract with PALP, Inc., dba Excel Paving Company, in an amount of not to exceed $672,525 for the Santa Monica Airport Runway, Taxiway and Parking Lot Improvements; authorize the issuance of an after-hours construction permit to remove rubber deposits from the runway between the hours of 9 PM and 6 AM for a period of four nights, contingent on satisfying notification requirements as contained in Santa Monica Municipal Code 4.12.110; and authorize the Director of Public Works to issue any necessary change orders to complete additional work within budget authority.

 

          STAFF REPORT

 

8. STAFF ADMINISTRATIVE ITEMS:

 

8-A:    Santa Monica Airport Campus Phase III Findings, Landing Fee Study and the Future of Santa Monica Airport Operations – recommendation to adopt the proposed Resolution revising Santa Monica Airport (the “Airport” or “SMO”) landing fees and making them applicable to all aircraft as of August 1, 2013; approve the development of a pilot program for retrofitting aircraft used in flight training with mufflers or other sound mitigation equipment and direct staff to include $200,000 for the pilot program in the proposed FY 2013-15 City budget; review and comment on the proposals formulated through Phase III of the Airport Visioning Process and information provided by staff and the community; and direct staff to (1) continue to identify and analyze the possibilities for current and future actions to reduce Airport noise, air pollution and safety risks through Airport reconfiguration, revised leasing policies, voluntary agreements, mandatory restrictions, and all other means; (2) continue to assess the potential risk and benefits of closing or attempting to close all or a portion of the Airport; and (3) return to Council, by March of 2014, with an assessment of both so that Council can determine whether the City should, after the expiration of its current obligations, implement additional changes that will reduce adverse Airport impacts and enhance the Airport’s benefit to the community or whether the City should undertake closure of all or part of the Airport.

 

          STAFF REPORT

 

11.  RESOLUTIONS:

 

11-A:  Adopt a Resolution Amending the Santa Monica Airport Landing Fee Program – recommendation to adopt the attached resolution to change the landing fee program from the current $2.07 per thousand pounds of certificated maximum gross landing weight to $5.48 and apply the fee to itinerant and based aircraft at the Santa Monica Airport (Airport), effective August 1, 2013, and approve the budget changes as outlined in the Financial Impacts and Budget Actions section of this report.

 

          STAFF REPORT

          POWERPOINT PRESENTATION

 

13.  COUNCILMEMBER DISCUSSION ITEMS:

 

13-A:  Request of Mayor Pro Tem O'Day and Councilmember McKeown that the Council direct staff to update the resolution on Move to Amend originally presented to the City Council on January 24, 2012 to include reference to the planned Move to Amend national mobilization on May 10th, 2013, and bring it to the Council for a vote on May 14, 2013.

 

          MEMO

 

 

Note: The consent calendar may be heard after Items 8-A and 11-A. Items 8-A and 11-A may be heard together.

 

 

ADJOURNMENT.

 

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