CITY OF SANTA MONICA AGENDAS

 

REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING AND SPECIAL JOINT MEETING

 

OF THE CITY COUNCIL AND THE PARKING AUTHORITY

 

CITY HALL COUNCIL CHAMBERS - 1685 MAIN STREET

 

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 2010

 

MEETING BEGINS AT 5:30 P.M.

 

RULES OF CONDUCT AT 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.   CLOSED SESSIONS:

 

1-A:    Conference with Real Property Negotiator:

          Property                          401 Ocean Avenue

          City Negotiator:               Andy Agle, Director of Housing & Economic Dev.

          Under Negotiation: Interest in Real Property

          Owner of Record:            Donald Morris

 

1-B:    Conference with Legal Counsel – Anticipated Litigation: Initiation of litigation pursuant to subdivision (c) of Section 54956.9: 1 case.

 

The following is the order of business for items to be heard no earlier than 6:30 p.m., or as soon thereafter when Council returns from Closed Session.  

 

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 the November 9, 2010, City Council meeting.

 

          MINUTES

 

3-B:    Water sampling, flow monitoring and reporting services for Palisades Bluffs drains – recommendation to authorize the City Manager to negotiate and execute an agreement with URS Corporation, in the amount of $150,711, to conduct water sampling, flow monitoring and reporting for the Palisades Bluffs horizontal drains.

 

          STAFF REPORT

 

3-C:    Downtown Farmers’ Market traffic control plan – recommendation to authorize the City Manager to negotiate and execute a contract with Traffic Development Services, in the amount of $199,143, for implementation of the Downtown Farmers’ Market Traffic Control Plan; and approve proposed budget adjustments.

 

          STAFF REPORT

 

3-D:    Commercial and specialty vehicle safety training Services – recommendation to authorize the City Manager to negotiate and execute a contract with Trukspect Incorporated, in the amount of $212,250 for a five-year term, for commercial and specialty vehicle and equipment safety training services.

 

          STAFF REPORT

 

3-E:    Purchase of 300-gallon refuse containers – recommendation to authorize the City Manager to award Bid No. 3004 to Rotonics Inc., for a four-year term in the amount of $560,000, to purchase and deliver 300-gallon refuse containers for the Resource Recovery and Recycling Division.

 

          STAFF REPORT

 

3-F:    Door-to-door hazardous waste transportation, management and recycling/disposal services – recommendation to authorize the City Manager to negotiate and execute a contract with Curbside, Inc, for door-to-door hazardous waste transportation, management and recycling/disposal services from 1/1/11 through 6/30/11, in the amount of $110,000 with a renewal option in the amount of $250,000 per fiscal year; and approve proposed budget changes.

 

          STAFF REPORT

 

3-G:   Fourth Modification to Professional Services Agreement No. 8998 (CCS) with Second Story for Interpretive Elements for the City’s Beach Stories Project – recommendation to authorize the City Manager to negotiate and execute a fourth amendment to Agreement No. 8998(CCS) with Second Story, in the amount of $35,000 for a total contract amount of $335,000, for additional services including the development of a website and a new module for the interactive table at the Annenberg Community Beach House.

 

          STAFF REPORT

 

3-H:    Appropriation and use of Urban Area Security Initiative grant funds – recommendation to authorize the City Manager to accept a grant fund in the amount of $60,000 from the 2008 Urban Area Security Initiative; and approve the proposed budget changes.

 

          STAFF REPORT

 

3-I:     Bulletproof Vest Partnership grant funds – recommendation to authorize the City Manager to accept grant funds in the amount of $28,783.99 from the U.S. Department of Justice Bulletproof Vest Partnership Program; and approve the proposed budget changes.

 

          STAFF REPORT

 

3-J:    Recommendation to authorize a one-year pilot advertising and signage project within the downtown parking structures.

 

          STAFF REPORT

 

3-K:    Adoption of a resolution setting forth construction, use, maintenance, occupancy and design standards for Mountain View Mobilehome Park.

 

          STAFF REPORT

 

3-L:    1660 Lincoln Boulevard lease amendment for City Print Shop and Mail Room activities – recommendation to authorize the City Manager to negotiate and execute an amendment to the existing lease to accommodate continued occupancy by the print shop and mail room at 1660 Lincoln Boulevard.

 

          STAFF REPORT

 

3-M:   Adoption of resolution in support of “Business-Friendly Principles” as a part of the Southern California Association of Governments development of a Southern California economic growth strategy.

 

          STAFF REPORT

 

3-N:    Expo Light Rail Project design integration services – recommendation to authorize the City Manager to negotiate and execute an amendment to Contract No. 9172 (CCS) with Cityworks Design, in the amount of $125,000 for a total amount of $492,799, to provide continued technical support on a time and materials basis for design integration and specifications related to the project.

 

          STAFF REPORT

 

SPECIAL JOINT MEETING WITH THE PARKING AUTHORITY:

 

ROLL CALL FOR PARKING AUTHORITY

 

3-O:   100 Wilshire – Fourth Amendment to Lease for Parking Structure No. 2 – recommendation that the City Council and the Parking Authority provide additional negotiating instructions to the City Manager/Executive Director to supplement the negotiating instructions provided on January 19, 2010, regarding a Fourth Amendment to Lease No. 1828 with Douglas Emmett 1998, LLC for parking in Parking Structure No. 2.

 

          STAFF REPORT

 

ADJOURNMENT OF SPECIAL JOINT MEETING

 

6.  ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEEDINGS:

 

6-A:    Appeal of Landmarks Commission denial of City Landmark designation of building located at 404 San Vicente Boulevard – recommendation to deny the appeal and uphold the decision of the Landmarks Commission to deny designation of the multi-family residential building as a City Landmark.

 

          STAFF REPORT

 

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 granting a taxicab franchise to  Bell Cab Company to provide taxicab services in the City of Santa Monica; second reading and adoption of an ordinance granting a taxicab franchise to Independent Taxi Owners Association to provide taxicab services in the City of Santa Monica; second reading and adoption of an ordinance granting a taxicab franchise to Metro Cab Company; second reading and adoption of an ordinance granting a taxicab franchise to TMAT Corp., dbaTaxi! Taxi!; and, second reading and adoption of an ordinance granting a taxicab franchise to the Yellow Cab Company.

 

          STAFF REPORT

 

7-B:    Introduction and first reading of an ordinance of the City of Santa Monica relating to the classification of Santa Monica Municipal Code violations as infractions or misdemeanors and clarifying that certain City Officers have the power to issue citations.

 

          STAFF REPORT

 

7-C:    Introduction and first reading an ordinance amending Santa Monica Municipal Code Section 6.49.040 regarding taxicabs to increase the maximum number of taxicabs permitted under the terms of the proposed franchise system to 300.

 

          STAFF REPORT

 

8. STAFF ADMINISTRATIVE ITEMS:

 

8-A:    Exposition Light Rail Phase 2 Maintenance Facility Buffer Zone – recommendation to authorize the City Manager to negotiate and execute real estate agreements with Santa Monica College and the Exposition Metro Line Construction Authority for the purchase and exchange of real estate interests in land located at 2909 Exposition Boulevard, 2900 Exposition Boulevard and 3400/3500 Airport Avenue, to create a buffer area adjacent to the proposed Phase 2 Exposition Light Rail Maintenance Facility. 

 

          STAFF REPORT

          POWERPOINT PRESENTATION (Given during the November 23, 2010 meeting)

 

13.  COUNCILMEMBER DISCUSSION ITEMS:

 

13-A:  Annual appointment to three positions on the Pier Restoration Corporation for terms ending on November 11, 2014.

 

13-B:  Appointment to one unscheduled vacancy on the Bayside District Corporation for a term ending on June 30, 2012.

  

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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