CITY OF SANTA MONICA
REGULAR ADJOURNED CITY COUNCIL MEETING AGENDA

CITY HALL COUNCIL CHAMBERS - 1685 MAIN STREET

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 5, 2000

CLOSED SESSION FROM 6:15 TO 7:00 P.M.

OPEN SESSION BEGINS AT 7:00 P.M.

CALL TO ORDER

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

INSPIRATION

ROLL CALL

4. SPECIAL AGENDA ITEMS:

4-A: Recognition of service rendered by retiring Councilmember and former Mayor Paul Rosenstein.

8. ORDINANCES: (No public discussion is permitted on ordinances for second reading and adoption.)

8-A: Introduction and first reading of a Green Building Ordinance for commercial and multifamily residential construction; introduction and first reading of a construction and demolition material waste management ordinance for all construction in Santa Monica; recommendation to approve Green Building Guidelines; adoption of resolution certifying a negative declaration evaluating the environmental impacts of the guidelines and implementing ordinances; and adoption of a resolution specifying local factors which justify more stringent energy efficiency standards.

Staff Report

8-B: Introduction and first reading of an ordinance amending Santa Monica Municipal Code Section 4.04.280 and 4.040.290 relating to dangerous animals.

Staff Report

8-C: Second reading and adoption of an ordinance designating the four residential buildings located at 137, 141, 145, and 147 Bay Street as an Historic District.

Staff Report

9. STAFF ADMINISTRATIVE ITEMS:

9-A: Proposed guidelines for leasing of non-aviation properties at the Santa Monica Airport and City-owned properties within the Bayside District and at Bergamot Station - recommendation to approve the proposed Leasing Guidelines for the subject properties and authorization for the City Manager to implement the guidelines, as approved. (Public hearing closed on November 28, 2000.)

Staff Report

To be considered with Item 9-B.

9-B: Study and Strategies for preservation of Santa Monica Affordable Artist Housing and Studio Space - recommendation to receive and file the proposed Study of Artist Live/Work and Studio Space in Santa Monica and Strategies to Preserve and Enhance Affordable Artist Housing and Studio Space, and authorize staff to proceed with implementation. (Public hearing closed on November 28, 2000.)

Staff Report

To be considered with Item 9-A.

9-C: Informational report on potential fluoridation of City drinking water -recommendation to review information presented and provide policy direction to staff. (Public hearing closed on November 28, 2000.)

Staff Report

12. RESOLUTIONS:

12-A: Resolution to provide health coverage for Domestic Partners for Police and Fire members - recommendation to adopt Resolution to provide coverage for Domestic Partners under the CalPERS Health Plan for Safety (Police & Fire) members.

Staff Report

14. COUNCILMEMBER DISCUSSION ITEMS:

14-A: Appointment to one unscheduled vacancy on the Landmarks Commission for a term ending June 30, 2002. (Continued from November 28, 2000.)

14-B: Appointment to one full term on the Pier Restoration Corporation for term ending November 10, 2004. (Continued from November 28, 2000.)

14-C: Appointments to the Pier Restoration Corporation - Appointments to the following terms on the Pier Restoration Corporation: One appointment for a term ending November 2001; three appointments for terms ending November 2002; three appointments for terms ending November 2003; and 2 appointments for terms ending November 2005, as recommended by the Pier Restoration Corporation. (Continued from November 28, 2000.)

14-D: Request of Councilmember McKeown to direct staff to evaluate the potential for streamlining planning and permitting processes for projects demonstrating certain levels of sustainability achievement above minimum green building guideline standards.

14-E: Councilmember Rosenstein requests Council direction to staff to solicit public input and return with recommendations on naming city venues (like Virginia Park, Main Library and the new Olympic Drive) after Martin Luther King and Cesar Chavez.

14-F: Councilmember Rosenstein requests Council adoption of a "no net-new street sign" policy and direction to staff to review and remove excessive street signs (like those on the east end of Pico and the east end of Colorado).

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

16. CLOSED SESSIONS:

16-A: Conference with Legal Counsel - Existing Litigation: U-Haul Company, et al., v. City of Santa Monica, Case No. CV 00-10225 NM (Rzx)

16-B: Conference with Legal Counsel - Existing Litigation: David Levy, et al., v. City of Santa Monica, Case No. SC 063147.

16-C: Conference with Legal Counsel - Claim against the City of Santa Monica: Claim No. CSM 00-0820 - Alice Fellows.

16-D: Conference with Legal Counsel - Claim against the City of Santa Monica: Claim No. CSM 00-0822 - Sleep 'n Aire.

16-E: Conference with Legal Counsel - Anticipated Litigation.  Number of cases: Two.

ADJOURNMENT.