CITY OF SANTA MONICA AGENDAS

 

REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING AND SPECIAL JOINT MEETING

 

OF THE CITY COUNCIL, THE PARKING AUTHORITY,

 

AND THE PUBLIC FINANCING AUTHORITY

 

CITY HALL COUNCIL CHAMBERS - 1685 MAIN STREET

 

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2011

 

 

MEETING BEGINS AT 5:30 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.   CLOSED SESSIONS:

 

1-A:    Conference with Real Property Negotiator

          Property:                          1321 2nd Street (Parking Structure No. 4)

City Negotiator:               Andy Agle, Dir., Housing and Economic Dev.

          Under Negotiation:          Price & Terms

          Owner of Record:            Lessee

 

1-B:    Conference with Real Property Negotiator

           Property:                        2525 Michigan Avenue

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

           Under Negotiation:         Interest in Real Property

           Lessee of Record:          Bergamot Station, LTD

 

1-C:    Conference with Legal Counsel – Anticipated Litigation:  Anticipate significant exposure to litigation pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9 (b) – 2 cases:  Claim of Dunn and Robhana; Claim of NMS Properties

 

1-D:    Conference with Legal Counsel – Anticipated Litigation:  Consideration of whether to initiate litigation pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9

          (c):  2 cases

 

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:    Exposition Light Rail Phase 2 Maintenance Facility Update – recommendation to support the community’s preference for the selection of Scenario 2 for the Expo Light Rail Maintenance Facility design; direct staff to continue working with the Expo Construction Authority, Metro, and consultant teams on design and construction; and direct staff to continue working with the community on the buffer zone.

 

          STAFF REPORT

          POWERPOINT PRESENTATION    

 

3-B:    Brake Reline Kits – recommendation to award Bid No. 3059 to American Moving Parts and New Flyer Industries Canada LLC, in the amount of $1,000,000, for the purchase and delivery of brake reline kits to be divided evenly over a three-year term.

 

          STAFF REPORT

 

3-C:    BBB Campus Security Enhancements – recommendation to authorize the City Manager to negotiate and execute a sole-source contract with Siemens Industry, Inc. in the amount of $331,185, to expand the DVTel video security system for the BBB campus, and approve the proposed budget changes.

         

          STAFF REPORT

 

3-D:    Purchase three Street Sweepers - recommendation to award Purchase Order to Mar-Co Equipment Company, in the amount of $889,655, for the purchase and delivery of three new and unused street sweepers.

 

          STAFF REPORT              

 

3-E:    Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute a Memorandum of Understanding setting the terms and conditions of medical insurance coverage with the Coalition of Santa Monica City Employees.

          STAFF REPORT              

 

3-F:    Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute a Memorandum of Understanding with the City’s Miscellaneous (non-safety) bargaining units pertaining to retirement benefits hired on or after July 1, 2012.

          STAFF REPORT              

 

3-G:   Downtown Santa Monica, Inc., budget and work plan-recommendation to authorize preparation and execution of an amendment to the Amended and Restated Service Agreement No. 9063 (CCS) and in all ancillary agreements to incorporate the renaming of Bayside District Corporation to Downtown Santa Monica, Inc.; approve the organization’s new Bylaw and Articles of Incorporation which reference its new name; approve the FY 20011/12 Work Plan and Budget; receive the annual report for FY 2010/11.

 

          STAFF REPORT              

 

3-H:    Purchase and installation of new parking meters – recommendation to authorize the City Manager to negotiate and execute a sole-source contract with IPS, in the amount of $4,500,000, to purchase and install 5,100 parking meters, and $612,000 annually for ongoing operating costs; and, approve the proposed budget changes and appropriation of funds. 

 

          STAFF REPORT              

 

3-I:     Resolution establishing new classifications and adopting salary rates for various positions.

          STAFF REPORT              

 

3-J:    BBB Short Range Transit Plan, application for funds, drug and alcohol policy, and public hearing procedures – recommendation to adopt a resolution authorizing the City Manager to file the Short Range Transit Plan with Metro, submit grant applications and execute related grant agreements in furtherance of the plan; adopt the proposed Drug and Alcohol Policy/Procedures; and adopt the proposed Public Hearing Procedure for major service or fare changes. 

          STAFF REPORT              

 

3-K:    Allocation of staff time to the City of Bell – recommendation to authorize the allocation of no more than 80 hours of City of Santa Monica staff time at a cost not to exceed $7,000 to assist the City of Bell in the procurement of a property management firm for two mobile home parks owned by the City of Bell.

          STAFF REPORT              

 

 

4.  STUDY SESSION:

 

4-A:    Zoning Ordinance Update Goals and Timeline – recommendation to review the goals and timeline presented and direct staff to proceed with the Zoning Ordinance Update.

          STAFF REPORT              

          POWERPOINT PRESENTATION  

 

6.  ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEEDINGS:

 

6-A:    Appeal of Landmarks Commission decision to approve Certificate of Appropriateness application which allowed modifications to an approved design for the Town Square park project at 1685 Main Street, subject to conditions – recommendation to uphold appeal 11-APP-008 and approve Certificate of Appropriateness Application 11CA-005 for the modified design of Town Square Park on the Landmark City Hall parcel at 1685 Main Street.

 

          STAFF REPORT

          POWERPOINT PRESENTATION                

 

          (To be heard after Item 7-C)

 

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:    Public Hearing for Development Agreement 11DEV007 for four-story mixed use project at 702 Arizona Avenue – recommendation to hold a public hearing, receive public comment, and introduce for first reading an ordinance adopting a Development Agreement between the City and SeventhandArizona, for the project. 

 

          STAFF REPORT

          POWERPOINT PRESENTATION                

 

7-B:    Public hearing for Development Agreement 11DEV008 for a five-story mixed use project at 1317 7th Street – recommendation to hold a public hearing, receive public comment, and introduce for first reading an ordinance adopting a Development Agreement between the City and SeventhandArizona, for the project. 

 

          STAFF REPORT  

          POWERPOINT PRESENTATION              

 

7-C:    Introduction and first reading of ordinances amending various sections of Chapter 4, and Section 6.36.030 of the Municipal Code relating to the permitted community events in the City’s public spaces and parks.

 

          STAFF REPORT              

 

 

8. STAFF ADMINISTRATIVE ITEMS:

 

8-A:    Design elements for Palisades Garden Walk and town Square Project – recommendation to review and approve the design of the Palisades Garden Walk Overlook Structures as approved by the Architectural Review Board; approve the streetscape plans for Ocean Avenue and Main Street adjacent to the park areas; and, direct staff to proceed with construction documents.

 

          STAFF REPORT              

 

 

SPECIAL JOINT MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL, PUBLIC FINANCE AUTHORITY, AND THE PARKING AUTHORITY:

 

ROLL CALL OF THE PUBLIC FINANCE AUTHORITY

ROLL CALL OF THE PARKING AUTHORITY

 

8-B:    Public Hearing and Issuance of Lease Revenue/Refunding Bonds, Series 2011 – recommendation that City Council hold a public hearing, receive public comment, and  adopt a resolution authorizing execution and delivery of a ground lease, lease agreement, indenture, continuing disclosure certificate and a bond purchase agreement related to the issuance of the bonds, approving the issuance of the bonds in the amount of $45,000,000, authorizing distribution of official statement and execution of necessary documents and certificates, and related actions; authorize the City Manager to negotiate and execute documents required to accept transfer of Parcel No. 4291-009-904 from the Parking Authority to the City; approve proposed appropriation of funds and budget changes.  Recommendation that the Public Financing Authority hold a public hearing and adopt a resolution authorizing execution and delivery of a ground lease, lease agreement, indenture, an assignment agreement, an escrow agreement, and a bond purchase agreement related to the issuance of the bonds, approving the issuance of the bonds in the amount of $45,000,000, authorizing distribution of official statement, execution of necessary documents, certificates and related actions; and, approve proposed appropriation of funds and proposed budget changes.  Recommendation that the Parking Authority authorize the Executive Director to negotiate and execute the documents required to transfer Parcel No. 4291-009-904 to the City, and appropriate proposed funds and budget changes.

STAFF REPORT              

 

ADJOURNMENT OF SPECIAL JOINT MEETING

 

 

9.  PUBLIC HEARINGS:

 

9-A:    Public hearing of the annual review of the City’s Plan for Homeless Services – recommendation to hold a public hearing and receive public comment; review and comment on strategies to address homelessness; and direct staff to proceed with next steps.

 

          STAFF REPORT 

          POWERPOINT PRESENTATION               

 

 

13.  COUNCILMEMBER DISCUSSION ITEMS:

 

13-A:  Recommendation to accept Vanessa Meier’s resignation from the Measure V Citizen’s Oversight Committee and authorize the City Clerk to publish the vacancy.

 

13-B:  Recommendation to accept Richard McKinnon’s resignation from the Recreation and Parks Commission and authorize the City Clerk to publish the vacancy.

 

13-C:  Recommendation to accept Jan Williamson’s resignation from the Arts Commission and authorize the City Clerk to publish the vacancy.

 

13-D:  Recommendation to accept Hank Koning’s resignation from the Planning Commission and to authorize the City Clerk to publish the vacancy.

 

13-E:  Recommendation to accept Dryden Helgoe’s resignation from the Recreation and Parks Commission and to authorize the City Clerk to publish the vacancy.

 

13-F:  Request of Mayor pro tem Davis and Councilmember O'Day that staff be directed to work with the state to establish, on a pilot basis, an off-leash area for dogs on the beach and down to the waterline.  The pilot program would include monitoring the beach and water during the pilot program for any environmental effects.  In doing so staff should work with interested stakeholders including but not limited to Unleash the Beach to establish the parameters of the pilot.

 

 

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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