CITY OF SANTA MONICA AGENDAS

 

REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING AND SPECIAL JOINT MEETING

 

OF THE CITY COUNCIL AND THE REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY

 

CITY HALL COUNCIL CHAMBERS - 1685 MAIN STREET

 

TUESDAY, APRIL 13, 2010

 

MEETING BEGINS AT 5:45 P.M.

 

RULES OF CONDUCT IN COUNCIL MEETINGS

 

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:     Solid Waste Route Optimization Software and Field Monitoring System – recommendation to authorize the City Manager to negotiate and execute a contract with the Institute of Information Technology, in the amount of $368,245, for route optimization software, programming services, mobile field terminals and annual software maintenance.

 

            STAFF REPORT

 

1-B:     Traffic signal timing plan for Downtown Area – recommendation to authorize the City Manager to negotiate and execute a contract with KOA Corporation, in the amount of $150,000, for traffic signal timing plans for the Downtown Area.

 

            STAFF REPORT

 

1-C:     One wheel loader with multi-purpose bucket – recommendation to award Bid No. 2992 to Bejac Corporation, in the amount of $134,938, to furnish and deliver one new wheel loader with multi-purpose bucket for the Street Maintenance Division.

 

            STAFF REPORT

 

1-D:     Approval of Statement of Official Action denying appeal of Landmarks Commission approval of Certificate of Appropriateness Application 09-015 for 1047 9th Street. 

 

            STAFF REPORT

 

1-E:     Pump maintenance service, purchase and repair – recommendation to award Bid No. 2999 to PumpMan, in the amount of $850,000, for maintenance, repair services, and purchase of replacement equipment.

 

            STAFF REPORT

 

1-F:     New on-street signage design for the Big Blue Bus – recommendation to authorize the City Manager to negotiate and execute a contract with CHK America, in the amount of $179,550, to develop and design new on-street bus stop signage and for on-going maintenance services to support these signs during service changes.

 

            STAFF REPORT

 

1-G:     Recommendation to adopt resolution approving Final Tract Map No. 65423 for a 5-unit condominium project at 1543 11th Street.

 

            STAFF REPORT

 

1-H:     CARB Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) Service Truck - Recommendation to award Bid No. 2994 to Thorson Motor Center, in the amount of $112,303.55, for the purchase and delivery of one CARB certified CNG-powered service truck with utility body for the Big Blue Bus.

 

            STAFF REPORT

 

2.   CLOSED SESSIONS:

 

2-A:     Conference with Real Property Negotiators

            Property:                  3221 Donald Douglas Loop South

            City Negotiator:      Bob Trimborn, Airport Manager

            Under Negotiation: Terms of Lease

            Owner of Record:   Brian Vidor

 

2-B:     Conference with Legal Counsel – Anticipated Litigation:  Initiation of litigation pursuant to subdivision (c) of Section 54956.9: one case.

 

2-C:     Conference with Legal Counsel – Anticipated Litigation:  Initiation of litigation pursuant to subdivision (c) of Section 54956.9: 1044 4th Street.

 

2-D:     Conference with Legal Counsel – Anticipated Litigation: Anticipate significant exposure to litigation pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9 (b): 2510 7th Street and 1236 25th Street.

 

2-E:     Conference with Legal Counsel – Existing Litigation: Chlubna et al. v. City of Santa Monica, USDC Case No. CV09-5046 CBM (Ex).

 

2-F:     Conference with Legal Counsel – Existing Litigation: Griffin v. City of Santa Monica, United States District Court Case No. CV 09-07545.

 

2-G:     Conference with Legal Counsel – Anticipated Litigation: Anticipate significant exposure to litigation pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(b)(1); and Initiation of Litigation pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(c): Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, Block 16 of the Woodlawn Cemetery.

 

2-H:     Conference with Real Property Negotiator

            Property:                  2525 Michigan Avenue

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

            Under Negotiation: Interest in Real Property

            Lessee of Record: Bergamot Station, LTD

 

2-I:       Conference with Legal Counsel – Anticipated Litigation: Anticipate significant exposure to litigation pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(b)(1): In the Matter of Operating Industries, Inc. Site, U. S. EPA Docket 2010-04.

 

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.

 

INSPIRATION:

 

3.  STUDY SESSION:

 

3-A:     Homeless Update.

 

4.  SPECIAL AGENDA ITEMS:

 

4-A:     Swearing in of new Fire Chief Scott Ferguson.

 

4-B:     Proclamation recognizing Holocaust Remembrance Day in the City of Santa Monica.

 

6.  ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEEDINGS:

 

6-A:     Appeal of Planning Commission approval of a Conditional Use Permit to operate a bed and breakfast facility at 2219 Ocean Avenue – recommendation to deny appeal and uphold Planning Commission’s approval of Conditional Use Permit 09-005 for the operation of a bed and breakfast facility based on the draft findings and subject to the proposed conditions.  Appellant:  Scott Spell; Applicant:  John K. Heidt.

 

            STAFF REPORT                 POWERPOINT PRESENTED AT COUNCIL MEETING

 

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 of the City of Santa Monica amending Section 6.16.010 of the Municipal Code relating to challenges to taxes assessed by the City. (Introduced March 23, 2010.)

 

            STAFF REPORT

 

7-B:     Development Agreement and Final Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for a campus enhancement and parking improvement plan for the St. Monica Catholic Community Campus at 725 California Avenue – recommendation to introduce for first reading an Ordinance approving the Development Agreement between the City, The Archdiocese of Los Angeles Education and Welfare Corporation and the Roman Catholic Archbishop of Los Angeles; adopt a Resolution certifying the Final EIR; and, adopt a Resolution making findings necessary to approve the St. Monica’s Catholic Community Campus enhancement project, adopting a Statement of Overriding Considerations, and adopting a Mitigation Monitoring Program.

 

            STAFF REPORT                 POWERPOINT PRESENTED AT COUNCIL MEETING

 

8. STAFF ADMINISTRATIVE ITEMS:

 

8-A:     Farmers Market Rules regarding prepared food vendors – recommendation to: adopt Section 2.3.2 of the Rules, Regulations and Policy Guide relating to the recruitment and operation of prepared and pre-packaged food; approve the proposed selection criteria; and approve the amended prepared and pre-packaged food stall rates and fees.

 

            STAFF REPORT

 

SPECIAL JOINT MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL AND REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY:

 

ROLL CALL OF REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY

 

8-B:     Palisades Garden Walk & Town Square – recommendation that City Council authorize the City Manager to negotiate and execute a contract with James Corner Field Operations, in the amount of $3,200,000, for design and construction bid document preparation for the project; that the City Council and the Redevelopment Agency authorize the City Manager/Executive Director to execute a Reimbursement Agreement between the City and the Redevelopment Agency for costs associated with the scope of work of the project.

 

            STAFF REPORT                 POWERPOINT PRESENTED AT COUNCIL MEETING

 

ADJOURNMENT OF SPECIAL JOINT MEETING

 

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.)

 

ADJOURNMENT.

 

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