Council Meeting: June 23, 2009

Item: 1-A

 

(NOT APPROVED)

 

CITY OF SANTA MONICA

 

CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

 

MAY 26, 2009

 

MAY 27, 2009

 

JUNE 9, 2009

 

A regular meeting of the Santa Monica City Council was called to order by Mayor Genser at 5:52 p.m., on Tuesday, May 26, 2009, at City Council Chambers, 1685 Main Street.

 

Roll Call:          Present:            Mayor Ken Genser

                                                Mayor Pro Tem Pam O’Connor (arrived at 6:01 p.m.)

                                                Councilmember Richard Bloom

                                                Councilmember Gleam Davis

                                                Councilmember Robert T. Holbrook

                                                Councilmember Kevin McKeown

                                                Councilmember Bobby Shriver (arrived at 6:09)

 

                        Also Present:    City Manager P. Lamont Ewell

                                                City Attorney Marsha Jones Moutrie

                                                City Clerk Maria M. Stewart

 

CONVENE/PLEDGE

 

On order of the Mayor, the City Council convened at 5:52 p.m., with Councilmember Shriver and Mayor Pro Tem O’Connor absent.  Don Patterson, Assistant Director of Public Works, led the assemblage in the Pledge of Allegiance.

 

CONSENT CALENDAR:

 

All items were considered and approved in one motion unless removed by a Councilmember for discussion.

 

Member of the public Joey Fullmer commented on Consent Calendar items.

 

Motion by Councilmember Davis, seconded by Councilmember Holbrook, to approve all items on the Consent Calendar as presented, reading resolutions by title only and waiving further reading thereof.  The motion was approved by the following vote:

 

AYES:             Councilmembers McKeown, Davis, Holbrook, Bloom, Mayor Genser

NOES:             None

ABSENT:        Councilmember Shriver, Mayor Pro Tem O’Connor

 

CHARNOCK WELL FIELD RESTORATION

 

1-A:     Charnock Well Field Restoration Project - Guaranteed Maximum Price Amendment for Construction – recommendation to:  authorize the City Manager to negotiate and execute an amendment to the  Agreement No. 8892 (CCS) with Black and Veatch Construction, Inc., for construction of the Project in an amount not to exceed $48,000,000 plus a 10% contingency of $4,800,000, for a total of $52,800,000; authorize the City Engineer to issue any necessary change orders to complete additional work within budget authority; authorize the City Manager to negotiate and execute a professional services agreement No. 9067 (CCS) with Converse Consultants for geotechnical inspection services on the Charnock Well Field Restoration Project in an amount not to exceed $204,545 plus a 10% contingency of $20,455, for a total of $225,000; authorize the City Manager to negotiate and execute a professional services agreement No. 9068 (CCS) with Willdan Group, Inc., for deputy inspection and materials testing services on the Charnock Well Field Restoration Project in an amount not to exceed $320,000 plus a 10% contingency of $32,000, for a total of $352,000; appropriate $52,800,000 from the Charnock Fund Balance into Account No. C050878.589900; and appropriate $577,000 from the Charnock Fund Balance into Account No. C050878.589150, was approved.

 

1334 5th STREET

 

1-B:     Lease Agreement for the Property Located at 1334 5th Street – recommendation to authorize the City Manager to negotiate and execute Lease No. 9069 (CCS) with Angelo’s Pawn Shop for the property located at 1334 5th Street, was approved.

 

STUDY SESSION:

 

City Manager P. Lamont Ewell provided an overview and context of the City’s current economic state and a general status of the budget.  Respective department directors presented individual departmental budgets as follows:

 

2009-2010 Budget Study Session Presentations:

            Budget Overview:

            Context

                        Budget Balancing Strategies/Results

            Capital Improvements Program

            City Council and City Manager (OSE, Airport)

            Records and Election Services

            City Attorney

            Human Resources

            Finance

            Library

            Community Maintenance

            Housing & Economic Development

 

On order of the Mayor, the information was received and filed.

 

ORDINANCE

 

MASSAGE ORDINANCE

 

Councilmember Bloom was excused at 10:11 p.m.

 

7-A:     Second reading and adoption of Ordinance No. 2289 (CCS) entitled: “AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF SANTA MONICA ADDING SECTION 6.104.055 TO THE MUNICIPAL CODE EXTENDING MASSAGE TECHNICIAN PERMITS FOR TWO MONTHS, was presented.

 

Motion by Councilmember McKeown, seconded by Mayor Pro Tem O’Connor, to adopt ordinance, reading by title only and waiving further reading thereof.  The motion was approved by the following vote:

 

AYES:             Councilmembers Holbrook, Davis, Shriver, McKeown, Mayor Pro Tem O’Connor, Mayor Genser

NOES:             None

ABSENT:        Councilmember Bloom

 

PUBLIC INPUT:

 

Members of the public Pro Se, Joey Fullmer, Denise Barton and M. Ross commented on various local issues.

 

ADJOURNMENT:

 

On order of the Mayor, the City Council meeting was adjourned at 10:18 p.m.

 

ATTEST:                                                         APPROVED:

 

 

Maria M. Stewart                                             Ken Genser

City Clerk                                                        Mayor