City Council Meeting Wrap Up for April 22, 2014

COMPLETED DRAFT AGENDA

CITY OF SANTA MONICA

REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING AGENDA

(REGULAR MEETING OF THE REDEVELOPMENT SUCCESSOR AGENCY CANCELLED)

CITY HALL COUNCIL CHAMBERS - 1685 MAIN STREET

TUESDAY, APRIL 22, 2014

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):  Avila v. City of Santa Monica, et al., United States District Court Case Number 13-CV-03570

 

            ACTION:        Approved settlement in the amount of $117,500.

 

1-B:     Conference with Legal Counsel - Existing Litigation - Litigation has been initiated formally pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(d)(1):  Casey v. City of Santa Monica, et al., Los Angeles Superior Court Case Number SC 121 677

            ACTION:        Approved settlement in the amount of $75,000.

1-C:     Conference with Legal Counsel - Existing Litigation - Litigation has been initiated formally pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(d)(1): City of Santa Monica v. United States of America, et al., United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth District Case Number 14-55583

 

            ACTION:        Heard. No reportable action taken.

 

 1-D:    Conference with Legal Counsel - Anticipated Litigation:  Anticipate significant exposure to litigation pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9 (d)(2) -  1 case  

            ACTION:        Heard. No reportable action taken.

1-E:     Conference with Real Property Negotiator

            Property:                         1337/1345 7th St.

            City Negotiator:               Andy Agle, Dir., Housing & Economic Dev.

            Under Negotiation:          Price & Terms

            Owner of Record:            1337 7th Street LLC

 

            ACTION:        Heard. No reportable action taken.

 

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

2.  SPECIAL AGENDA ITEMS:

 

2-A:     Announcement and recognition of the Most Loved Santa Monica campaign's business winners of 2014

 

            ACTION:        Presented.

 

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 March 25, 2014, City Council meeting.

 

            ACTION:        Approved.

3-B:     Modification to Parking Operations Contract with Central Parking System - recommendation to authorize the City Manager to negotiate and execute a fifth modification to Contract No. 9050 (CCS) with Central Parking System, in the amount of $490,000 per month for operation and maintenance of the City's off-street parking facilities, resulting in a 5-year, 6 month amended contract with a new total amount not to exceed $30,842,296.

 

            ACTION:        Approved.

 

3-C:     Support of Assembly Bill 1720 Bus Axle Weights - recommendation that the City Council support Assembly Bill 1720 (Bloom) which would extend the existing exemption on transit bus axle weight limits until January 1, 2016.

 

            ACTION:        Approved.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3-D:     Award Construction Contract for Airport Administration Elevator Modernization Project - recommendation to authorize the City Manager to negotiate and execute a contract with Fast-Track Construction Corporation, in an amount not to exceed $406,780 for the Airport Administration Elevator Modernization Project, and authorize any necessary changes within budget authority.

 

            ACTION:        Approved.

 

3-E:     Support for Senate Bill 1262 - recommendation that Council support Senate Bill 1262  which provides regulation of medical cannabis in a manner that protects local control, addresses important Public safety concerns, and enhances health and safety standards.

 

            ACTION:        Not approved.

 

3-F:     Purchase and Install Additional Parking Meters - recommendation to authorize the City Manager to negotiate and execute a second modification to Contract No. 9496 (CCS) with IPS Group, Inc. in the amount not to exceed $323,000 for the purchase and installation of 350 additional parking meters with ground sensors in various locations throughout the City, and in the amount not to exceed $93,800 annually for on-going operating costs to the current contract.  This will result in a five-year amended contract with a new total amount not to exceed $10,296,950 for installation, maintenance, and operations of parking meters with future funding contingent on Council approval.

 

            ACTION:        Approved, as amended.

 

 

REGULAR MEETING OF THE REDEVELOPMENT SUCCESSOR AGENCY

 

ROLL CALL

 

3-G:     Canceled, no business to consider.

ADJOURNMENT

 

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:     Introduction and first reading of an ordinance approving the proposed Development Agreement13DEV-010 to allow Construction of a Multi-screen Movie Theater Complex on the 3rd level of Santa Monica Place at 315 Colorado Avenue; and Adopt the Mitigated Negative Declaration and Mitigation Monitoring Program prepared for the project in accordance with CEQA.

 

            ACTION:        Approved; ordinance introduced as amended.

 

7-B:     Second reading and adoption of an interim ordinance to extend until December 31, 2014 the effective date of Interim Ordinance No. 2439 (CCS) which established interim development standards and procedures pending implementation of the Land Use and Circulation Element (LUCE) through adoption of a new Zoning Ordinance.

 

            ACTION:        Adopted.

8. STAFF ADMINISTRATIVE ITEMS:

                    

8-A:     Exclusive Negotiations for Cinema Development at 1320 Fourth Street - recommendation that City Council authorize the City Manager to negotiate and execute an Exclusive Negotiating Agreement (ENA) with the team of ArcLight Cinemas and Macerich to develop and operate a multiplex cinema at 1320 Fourth Street.

 

            ACTION:        Approved.

 

8-B:     Buffer Park Design Development - recommendation that the City Council review and comment on the proposed design plans for the Buffer Park; and approve the proposed design and direct staff to move forward with construction documents.

 

            ACTION:        Approved, as amended.

 

8-C:     Certification of Qualification of Referendum Petition and Direction to City Staff - recommendation that the City Council receive and file the Certification of Qualification for a petition entitled "Referendum Against an Ordinance Passed by the City Council", referencing Ordinance No. 2454 (CCS), and direct City Staff to prepare the necessary documents for City Council action at a future City Council meeting.(Please note that this item will not include consideration of whether to reconsider and repeal the Ordinance or place it on the ballot.)

 

            ACTION:        Approved, as amended.

9.  PUBLIC HEARINGS:


 

9-A:     Public Hearing and Approval of the Proposed FY 2014-15 One-Year Action Plan Allocating Federal Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and HOME Investment Partnerships Act Program (HOME) Entitlement Grant Funds; and, authorize the City Manager to submit all documents required.

 

            ACTION:        Approved.

 

13.  COUNCILMEMBER DISCUSSION ITEMS:

 

 

 

 

13-A:   Appointment to one unscheduled vacancy on the Housing Commission for a term ending on June 30, 2017. (To be continued to a future meeting.)

           

ACTION:        Continued.

 

13-B:   Recommendation to accept Rochelle LeBlanc's resignation from the Commission for the Senior Community.

 

            ACTION:        Accepted.

 

 

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.)

 

Adjourned at 10:57 p.m.

 

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