REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING AGENDA
CITY HALL COUNCIL
TUESDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2013
MEETING BEGINS AT 5:30 P.M.
CALL TO ORDER
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
(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):
McKnight v. City of Santa Monica, Los Angeles Superior Court Case Number BC 450336
1-B: Conference with Legal Counsel – Existing Litigation – Litigation has been initiated formally pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(d)(1):
Lexion v. City of Santa Monica, Los Angeles Superior Court Case Number BC 463353
1-C: Conference with Legal Counsel – Existing Litigation – Litigation has been initiated formally pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(d)(1):
Piturro v. City of Santa Monica, Los Angeles Superior Court Case Number SC 116 489
1-D: 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, Federal Aviation Administration and Michael P. Huerta, in his Official Capacity as Administrator of the FAA, United States District Court Case Number 2:31-CV 8046 JFW (VBKx)
1-E: Conference with Legal Counsel – Anticipated Litigation – Anticipate significant exposure to litigation pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9 (d)(2): 1 case
1-F: Conference with Legal Counsel – Potential Litigation: Consideration of whether to initiate litigation pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9 (d)(4): 1040 Fourth Street, #108
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: Approval of minutes of October 22, 2013, City Council meeting.
3-B: Annual Report on the City’s Child Care Linkage Program – recommendation that the City Council receive the Child Care Linkage Program Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2012-13.
3-C: Professional Services Agreement Modification for Design Services for Pico Branch Library – recommendation to authorize the City Manager to negotiate and execute a seventh modification to Professional Services Agreement No. 9180 (CCS) in the amount of $28,215 with Koning Eizenberg Architects (KEA), to provide additional construction administration and design services to complete the Pico Branch Library Project, resulting in a new agreement in the amount of $996,153.
3-D: Bid Award for Refuse Bin Repair – recommendation to award Bid #4104 for refuse bin repair (welding and fabrication services) to Weldworx, Inc., a California-based company, in an amount not to exceed $60,000 for FY 2013-14, with two one-year options to renew at the same price, terms, and conditions, for a total award amount not to exceed $180,000 over a three-year period.
3-E: Bid Award for Fleet Washing Services – recommendation to award Bid #4102 for fleet washing services for refuse and recycling collection and street sweeping vehicles to Qualified Mobile, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $56,000 for FY 2013-14, with two one-year options to renew at the same price, terms, and conditions, for a total award amount not to exceed $176,000 over a three-year period.
3-F: Purchase Order and Bid Award Increases for Asbestos and Hazardous Materials Abatement Contractor Services – recommendation to: 1) approve a change order to purchase order 21994-OF in the amount of $100,000 with Castlerock Environmental, for asbestos and hazardous materials abatement at various City facilities for the remainder of FY 2013-14. This would result in a revised purchase order total not to exceed $150,000 through June 30, 2014; and, 2) approve an increase in the amount of $100,000 to the bid award to Castlerock Environmental for asbestos and hazardous materials abatement from July 1, 2014 through January 8, 2016 for a new three-year amended agreement total not to exceed $350,000.
3-G: Reject Bid for the Purchase of One CNG Truck-Mounted Loader – recommendation to reject all bids received on October 7, 2013 for the purchase and delivery of one new compressed natural gas (CNG) truck-mounted loader; and, direct staff to reissue a bid in order to obtain the best bidder for the purchase and delivery of one new CNG truck-mounted loader.
3-H: Purchase of One Air/Light/ Rescue Utility Truck – recommendation to authorize the City Manager to negotiate and execute a contract with Emergency Vehicle Group, Inc. a California based company, in an amount not to exceed $720,000 for the purchase of a Rescue Utility truck.
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 amending Section 2.12.260 of the Santa Monica Municipal Code Granting Limited Authority to the Finance Director to Waive Debts and Taxes Deemed Uncollectable and Make Available as a Matter of Public Record a List of the Largest Tax Delinquencies.
7-B: Second Reading and adoption of an Ordinance amending Chapter 6.112 of the Santa Monica Municipal Code clarifying conditions for suspension, denial or revocation of street performance permits, and authorizing staff to promulgate official regulations governing the Pier street performance lottery system in order to prohibit certain disruptive behaviors, including but not limited to, the selling or giving away of performance space awarded by the lottery.
7-C: Introduction and first reading of an Ordinance prohibiting agreements that limit tenant participation in the public process.
8. STAFF ADMINISTRATIVE ITEMS:
8-A: Adoption of the 2013-2021 Housing Element of the City’s General Plan and a Negative Declaration in Compliance with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) – recommendation to adopt the attached resolutions: 1) adopting the Initial Study/Negative Declaration, prepared in compliance with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), which concludes that the project would not result in any significant impacts on the environment; and 2) adopting the 2013-2021 Housing Element as part of the City’s General Plan. On November 6, 2013, the Planning Commission unanimously recommended that the City Council adopt the Initial Study and proposed Negative Declaration which was completed in compliance with CEQA and unanimously recommended that the City Council adopt the 2013 -2021 Housing Element as an element of the City’s General Plan.
8-B: 4th/5th and Arizona Exclusive Negotiating Agreement – recommendation that the City Council: 1) authorize the City Manager to negotiate and execute an Exclusive Negotiating Agreement (ENA) with the team led by Metropolitan Pacific Capital, Clarett West, and DLJ West Capital (“Metro Pacific team”) to develop the City-owned property between 4th and 5th Streets, south of Arizona Avenue (“Site”).
13. COUNCILMEMBER DISCUSSION ITEMS:
13-A: Annual Appointment to two positions on the Clean Beaches & Ocean Parcel Tax Citizens Oversight Committee for terms ending on December 31, 2015.
13-B: Annual Appointment to one position on the L.A. County Vector Control District for a term ending on December 31, 2017.
13-C: Request of Mayor O’Connor, Mayor Pro Tem O’Day and Councilmember McKeown that the Council support the non-profit Samohi Orchestra Parents Association with a $25,000 matching grant from the Council discretionary funds, to assist in scholarships for students from lower-income families to participate in the Santa Monica Symphony Orchestra European performance and cultural tour, including Vienna, Prague, and Baden-Baden, in April of 2014.
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.)
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