CITY OF SANTA MONICA AGENDAS

 

REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING AND SPECIAL JOINT MEETING

 

OF THE CITY COUNCIL, HOUSING AUTHORITY, PARKING AUTHORITY

 

AND THE REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY

 

CITY HALL COUNCIL CHAMBERS - 1685 MAIN STREET

 

TUESDAY, JUNE 23, 2009

 

 

MEETING BEGINS AT 5:45 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.  CONSENT CALENDAR:  (All items will be considered and approved in one motion unless removed by a Councilmember for discussion.)

 

1-A:     Approval of minutes of the May 26, May 27, and June 9, 2009, City Council meetings.

 

            MINUTES

 

1-B:     Bid to Publish City’s Legal Notices - recommendation that the City Council award a bid to The Santa Monica Daily Press to publish the city’s legal notices for fiscal year 2009-10, pursuant to the requirements of Section 609 of the City Charter.

 

            STAFF REPORT

 

1-C      Transportation of prisoners to LAX County Courthouse - recommendation to authorize the City Manager to negotiate and execute an agreement with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department in the amount of $120,061, to provide transportation for Santa Monica Police Department prisoners to the Superior Court of California - County of Los Angeles Airport Branch.

 

            STAFF REPORT

 

1-D:     Gas and electrical facilities easements at Mountain View Mobile Home Park - recommendation to adopt resolutions authorizing the City Manager to execute a Grant of Easement to Southern California Edison for construction and maintenance of new electrical facilities services, and for construction and maintenance of gas facilities services the Mountain View Mobile Home Park, located at 1930 Stewart Street.

 

            STAFF REPORT

 

1-E:     Water Replacement/Upgrade Project - recommendation to authorize the City Manager to negotiate and execute an agreement with CSD Engineering, Inc. (a.k.a. Cannon), in the amount of $380,000, to provide design services for the Water Main Replacement/Upgrade Project.

 

            STAFF REPORT

 

1-F:     Pier Structural Upgrades and Gangway Project - recommendation to authorize the City Manager to negotiate and execute an agreement with URS Corporation in the amount of $430,000, to provide design services for the Pier Structural Upgrade and Gangway Project.

 

            STAFF REPORT

 

1-G:     Wastewater Main Replacement/Upgrade - recommendation to authorize the City Manager to negotiate and execute an agreement with Psomas in the amount of $540,000, to provide design services for the Wastewater Main Replacement/Upgrade Project.

 

            STAFF REPORT

 

1-H:     Historic Resources Analysis Services – recommendation to authorize the City Manager to approve an amendment to Contract 8912 (CCS) with PCR Services Corporation for an additional $24,672, resulting in a new total amount not to exceed $229,593.70, to provide historic resources analysis for the City Planning Division.

 

            STAFF REPORT

 

1-I:       Records Retention Schedule revisions – recommendation to adopt a resolution approving revisions to the City-wide Records Retention Schedule.

 

            STAFF REPORT

 

2.   CLOSED SESSIONS:

 

2-A:     Conference with real property negotiator (Govt. Code section 54956.8):

            Property:                              (3 parcels seaward of the 1921 Mean High Tide Line and adjacent to 850 Palisades Beach Road

            City negotiator:                   Andy Agle

            Negotiating parties:           City and Jonathan Club

            Under negotiation:            Lease pricing and terms

 

2-B:     Conference with Legal Counsel – Existing Litigation: In the Matter of Compliance with Federal Obligations by the City of Santa Monica, California, FAA Docket No. 16-02-08.

 

2-C:     Conference with Legal Counsel – Existing Litigation: United States of America and Peters v. City of Santa Monica, USDC, Case No. CV08-02695 CW (Ex).

 

2-D:     Conference with Legal Counsel – Anticipated Litigation: Initiation of litigation pursuant to Section 54956.9c (initiation of 1 case to collect transient occupancy taxes owing from on-line booking companies; retention of counsel).

 

2-E:     Conference with Legal Counsel – Anticipated Litigation: Anticipate significant exposure to litigation pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9 (b)(1): two cases.

 

2-F:     Conference with Legal Counsel – Anticipated Litigation: Anticipate significant exposure to litigation pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9 (b): matter involving signage at 1547 7th Street.  

 

2-G:     Anticipated Litigation: Initiation of Litigation pursuant to Section 54956.9c (California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Clean Up and Abatement Order No. R4-2008-0034, Former Gillette Paper Mate facility, 1681 26th Street, Santa Monica, Ca.)

 

The following is the order of business for items to be heard no earlier than 6:45 p.m., or as soon thereafter when Council returns from Closed Session.

 

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 amending Chapter 6.104 of the Municipal Code relating to massage regulations to comply with new State law.

 

            STAFF REPORT

 

7-B:     Introduction and first reading of an ordinance Amending Chapter 4 of the Municipal Code, the community Events Ordinance, to establish a permit requirement for activities or events of 75 or more persons on the City’s 3rd Street Promenade or on the Santa Monica Pier, to authorize the Bayside District corporation and the Pier Restoration Corporation to issue community event permits for events less than 150 persons, and to eliminate the annual community event permit.

 

            STAFF REPORT

 

8. STAFF ADMINISTRATIVE ITEMS:

 

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

 

ROLL CALL OF HOUSING AUTHORITY, PARKING AUTHORITY, AND THE REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY

 

8-A:     Approval of minutes of the: Housing Authority for April 8 and June 17, 2008, and April 14, 2009; Parking Authority for May 27, June 17, July 23, and November 25, 2008, and Redevelopment Agency for December 4, 2007, January 8, March 11, April 8, April 22, May 13, June 10, June 17, July 8, July 23, September 16, November 25, December 2, and December 9, 2008, January 27, February 24, March 3, March 24, April 14, April 28, and May 12, 2009.

 

            (Electronic version not available.  Visit City Clerk’s Office or branch libraries to view document.)

 

8-B:     Adoption of FY 2009-10 Budget; approval of personnel changes; adoption of resolution adjusting and establishing various rates and fees and accepting federal grant funds; and adoption of resolutions establishing the City’s GANN appropriations limit for FY 2009-10 – recommendation that the City Council adopt various resolution that: establish new classifications and adopt salary rates; establish annual adjustment to fees and set various other business and user fees and penalties; establish a fee for tobacco retail license; and establish the GANN appropriations limit; and that Council accept grant funds from the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority and from HUD.  Recom-mendation that the City Council, Housing Authority, Parking Authority and Redevelopment Agency adopt respective resolutions adopting respective budgets for Fiscal Year 2009-10.

 

            STAFF REPORT

 

ADJOURNMENT OF SPECIAL JOINT MEETING

 

8-C:     Santa Monica Pier Centennial Plans, September 9, 2009, fireworks, and West End Plaque Community Fundraising Program – recommendation to authorize the Pier Restoration Corporation’s proposed fireworks display for September 9, 2009, and the West End Plaque Community Fundraising Program to support the Pier Centennial Celebration.

 

            STAFF REPORT

 

8-D:     Zero Waste Strategic Plan and Extended Producer Responsibility Resolution – recommendation to direct staff to develop a zero waste strategic plan; and adopt a resolution supporting the California Product Stewardship Council and extended producer responsibility.

 

            STAFF REPORT

 

11.  RESOLUTIONS:

 

11-A:   Amendment to Preferential Parking Zone K – recommendation to adopt a resolution amending Preferential Parking Zone K changing the restrictions on 14th, 15th, and 16th Streets between Wilshire Boulevard and California Avenue; and on California Avenue between 14th and 16th Streets.

 

            STAFF REPORT

 

13.  COUNCILMEMBER DISCUSSION ITEMS:

 

13-A:   Annual Appointments to Boards and Commissions for terms ending June 30, 2009.

 

Board/Commission

No. of Appts.

Terms Ending

Accessibility Appeals Board

2

06/30/2009

Airport Commission

1

06/30/2009

Architectural Review Board

2

06/30/2009

Arts Commission

2

06/30/2009

Building and Safety Commission

3

06/30/2009

Commission for the Senior Community

2

06/30/2009

Commission on the Status of Women

3

06/30/2009

Convention & Visitors Bureau

2

06/30/2009

Disabilities Commission

3

06/30/2009

Housing Commission

4

06/30/2009

Landmarks Commission

2

06/30/2009

Library Board

1

06/30/2009

Personnel Board

1

06/30/2009

Planning Commission

1

06/30/2009

Recreation and Parks Commission

1

06/30/2009

Social Services Commission

2

06/30/2009

 

13-B:   Appointment to one unscheduled vacancy to the Pier Restoration Corporation for a term ending on November 10, 2009:  (Continued from June 9, 2009)

 

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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ADJOURNMENT.

 

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