CITY OF SANTA MONICA

 

REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING AGENDA

 

AND A SPECIAL JOINT MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL,

 

THE REDEVELOPMENT SUCCESSOR AGENCY,

 

THE HOUSING AUTHORITY, THE PARKING AUTHORITY

 

AND THE PUBLIC FINANCING AUTHORITY

 

CITY HALL COUNCIL CHAMBERS - 1685 MAIN STREET

 

TUESDAY, JULY 9, 2013

 

 

MEETING BEGINS AT 5:30 P.M.

 

 

CALL TO ORDER

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

ROLL CALL

 

(Please note that Agenda Items may be reordered during the Council meeting at the discretion of the City Council.)

 

1.   CLOSED SESSIONS:

 

1-A:    Conference with Legal Counsel – Existing Litigation – Litigation has been initiated formally pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9 (d)(1): 1 case – Smith v. City of Santa Monica, Los Angeles Superior Court Case Number SC 116426

 

1-B:    Conference with Legal Counsel – Anticipated Litigation:  Anticipate significant exposure to litigation pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9 (d)(2) – 2 cases:  1)  Claim of Dunn and Robhana; 2)  1650 and 1660 Lincoln Boulevard (NMS Properties)

 

1-C:   Conference with Legal Counsel – Potential Litigation:  Consideration of whether to initiate litigation pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9 (d)(4):  2 cases

 

 

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

 

INSPIRATION:

 

2.  SPECIAL AGENDA ITEMS:

 

2-A:    Parks and Recreation Month Recognition

 


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

 

3-A:    Approval of minutes of the June 11, 2013, City Council meeting.

 

MINUTES

 

3-B:    Collections Agency Services- recommendation to authorize the City Manager to negotiate and execute a contract with NCO Financial Systems, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $200,000 for collections agency services over a two-year term.

 

STAFF REPORT

 

3-C:    Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control Grant – recommendation to authorize the City Manager to accept a no match grant award from the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control in the amount of $40,000 in support of addressing alcohol-related problems, and authorize budget changes.

 

STAFF REPORT

 

3-D:    Adopt a Resolution Approving Final Parcel Map No. 71602 to subdivide two parcels at 2510 7th Street.

 

STAFF REPORT

 

3-E:    Disposition of City-Owned Property at 1731-1733 20th Street – recommendation to adopt a resolution declaring that the City-owned remnant parcel at 1731-1733 20th Street is not needed for any public purpose and is therefore surplus property; and, authorize the City Manager to negotiate and execute a purchase and sale agreement with the Crossroads School of Arts and Science for the sale of this remnant parcel.

 

STAFF REPORT

 

3-F:    Mayors Challenge Award- recommendation to authorize the City Manager to accept an award in the amount of $1,000,000 from Bloomberg Philanthropies for the Wellbeing Project; authorize the City Manager to negotiate the associated award agreement; and authorize budget changes.

 

STAFF REPORT

 

3-G:   Professional Services Agreement for Update of the City of Santa Monica Travel Demand Forecasting Model – recommendation to authorize the City Manager to negotiate and execute a sole-source professional services agreement with Fehr and Peers, in the amount of $187,440, to update the Travel Demand Forecasting Model and convert traffic modeling data to a new software system (VISTRO); and, authorize staff to issue any necessary amendments.

 

STAFF REPORT

 

3-H:    Real-Time Beach Parking Project – recommendation to review final design of the Real-Time Beach Parking Project; direct staff to proceed with procurement of the signs; and, direct staff to publish a notice inviting bids for a construction contract.

 

STAFF REPORT

 

3-I:     Parking license agreement for 1337 7th Street – recommendation to authorize the City Manager to negotiate and execute a temporary parking license agreement with Alcion PS Sana Monica LLC, for a property located at 1337-45 7th Street to generate approximately $131,000 of revenue for a one year term with monthly renewing options; and, authorize budget changes.

 

STAFF REPORT

 

SPECIAL JOINT MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL, THE REDEVELOPMENT SUCESSOR AGENCY, THE HOUSING AUTHORITY, THE PARKING AUTHORITY, AND THE PUBLIC FINANCING AUTHORITY:

 

ROLL CALL

 

3-J:    Approval of minutes of various meetings of the Housing Authority, Parking Authority, Redevelopment Successor Agency, Public Financing Authority.

 

ADJOURNMENT OF THE SPECIAL JOINT MEETING

 

MINUTES

 

4.  STUDY SESSION:

 

4-A:    ITEM MOVED TO 8-A

 

7.  ORDINANCES:  (Public comment is permitted on ordinances for introduction and first reading.  No public discussion is permitted on ordinances for second reading and adoption.)

 

7-A:    Second Reading and Adoption of an Ordinance for Proposed Development Agreement 12DEV013 to Construct of a New Three-Story Science Learning Center and Temporary Modular Classrooms at 1731 20th Street (Crossroads School for Arts & Sciences)(Introduced June 25, 2013).

 

STAFF REPORT

 

7-B:    Second Reading and Adoption of an ordinance amending Santa Monica Municipal Code Chapter 3.56, Regulation of Alarm Systems, to authorize additional fines for second and subsequent false alarm responses in a single fiscal year and to authorize an alarm registration fee. (Introduced June 25, 2013)

 

STAFF REPORT

 

7-C:    Second Reading and Adoption of an Ordinance Amending Section 11.04.010 of the Municipal Code to Require a Payment of a Fee To File Election Nomination Papers. (Introduced June 25, 2013)

 

STAFF REPORT

 

7-D:    Introduction and Adoption of a Proposed Emergency Ordinance and Resolution Suspending Certain Provisions of the Municipal Code During Glow 2013 and Otherwise Facilitating Permitting and Production Associated with Glow 2013.

 

STAFF REPORT

 

8. STAFF ADMINISTRATIVE ITEMS:

 

8-A:    Downtown Specific Plan CEQA Analysis Parameters – recommendation to review and discuss development concepts and strategies for the Downtown Specific Plan, review and select the height and density parameters to be studied as part of the Program Environmental Impact Report (PEIR); and, direct staff to proceed with preparation of the PEIR based on Council input using the height and density options proposed in this report, or as revised by Council, as the basis for the project description required to commence CEQA analysis.

 

STAFF REPORT

POWERPOINT PRESENTATION

 

 

14.  PUBLIC INPUT:  (Public comment is permitted only on items not on the agenda that are within the subject matter jurisdiction of the City.  State law prohibits the City Council from taking any action on items not listed on the agenda, including issues raised under this agenda item.)

 

ADJOURNMENT.

 

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