CITY OF SANTA MARIA, CALIFORNIA

CITY HALL COUNCIL CHAMBERS

AGENDA OF THE CITY COUNCIL

 

 

Mayor Larry Lavagnino

Mayor Pro Tem Bob Orach

Councilmember Alice Patino

Councilmember Leo Trujillo

Councilmember Hilda Zacarías

 

 

City Manager Tim Ness

City Attorney Gil Trujillo

City Clerk Patti Rodriguez

Chief Deputy City Clerk Patricia Perez

Ex-Officio Clerk of the City Council

 

 

REGULAR MEETING

JUNE 3, 2008

6:30 P.M.

 

 

This agenda is prepared and posted pursuant to Government Code Section 54954.2.  By listing a topic on this agenda, the City Council has expressed its intent to discuss and act on each item.  In addition to any action identified in the summary description of each item, the action that may be taken by the City Council shall include:  a referral to staff with specific requests for information; continuance; specific direction to staff concerning the policy or mission of the item; discontinuance of consideration; authorization to enter into negotiations and execute agreements pertaining to the item; adoption or approval; and disapproval.  Items not on the agenda may not be discussed or acted upon except under emergency circumstances.  (Government Code Section 54954.2).

 

Copies of the staff reports or other documentation relating to each item of business referred to on the agenda are on file in the Office of the City Clerk, 110 East Cook Street, Room 3, available for public inspection during City Hall business hours, and in the Library the Friday before the meeting. Any writing or documents provided to a majority of the City Council after distribution of the Agenda will also be available for public inspection in the Office of the City Clerk and the Library.  If requested, the agenda and supporting documents shall be made available in alternative formats to persons with a disability.  The City Clerk’s Office will answer any questions regarding the agenda.

 

The City of Santa Maria welcomes orderly participation at its meetings from all members of the public.  Orderly participation means speaking only on items of City business or on subjects within the City’s control.  Though the City Council wants to hear your concerns and values your input, it is inappropriate to defame, yell, or use profane language.  All cellular telephones and pagers are to be turned off or set to vibrate, and signs are not to be displayed in a manner which violates the rights of others or prevents others from watching or fully participating in the Council meeting.  Pursuant to Government Code Section 36813, the Mayor is authorized to prohibit such conduct, up to and including ordering anyone that disrupts the meeting to be removed from the City Council Chambers.

 

Participation includes assistance under the Americans with Disabilities Act to provide an equally effective opportunity for individuals with a disability to participate in and benefit from City activities. For the hearing impaired, the City has assisted listening equipment available. For TDD (Telecommunications Devices for the Deaf) service, please call (800) 735-2929.  In order for the City to make reasonable accommodation arrangements for the use of this assisted listening equipment, notification is required by at least 4:00 p.m. the Friday before the meeting by calling 925-0951, extension 307.  This equipment can also be used for translation by Spanish-only speaking persons.  To allow the City to coordinate and request a Spanish translator from the volunteer corps, call 925-0951, extension 307 by 1:00 p.m. on Monday before the meeting.  Para permitir a la Ciudad el poder coordinar y solicitar a un traductor para español del cuerpo de voluntarios, llame al 925-0951, extensión 307 a la 1:00 de la tarde el lunes antes de la junta.

 


INVOCATION:

 

 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAG:    

 

 

CALL TO ORDER:              Mayor Lavagnino

 

 

ROLL CALL:                        Councilmembers Orach, Patino, Trujillo, Zacarías, and Mayor Lavagnino

 

 

1.      PROCLAMATIONS/COMMENDATIONS/PRESENTATIONS

 

A.     Proclamation declaring June 20, 2008, as the 10th Year Anniversary of Santa Maria’s All-America City status and June 22, 2008, as the:

 

“HOMETOWN CELEBRATION”

 

in the City of Santa Maria, as a celebration of our All-America City designation and a tribute to the countless numbers of people who have, over the years, contributed to the health and well-being of the Santa Maria community.

 

B.    Proclamation declaring the month of June 2008 as:

 

“MAKE-A-WISH FOUNDATION MONTH OF JOY”

 

in the City of Santa Maria and applauding the commitment that the Make-A-Wish Foundation makes to children with life-threatening medical conditions, families and communities.

 

 

2.      PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD (NOT TO EXCEED A TOTAL OF 15 MINUTES):

 

The Council values your input.  Individual speakers are limited to three minutes or as directed by the Mayor.  To address the Council you are asked to fill out a Request to Speak Form and provide it to City Staff PRIOR TO this part of the agenda.  This assists the Clerk in accurately preparing the minutes of the meeting.  Once the public comment period commences, no other speakers will be allowed to submit a Request to Speak Form.  This time is reserved to accept comments from the public on Consent Agenda items, Closed Session items, or matters not otherwise scheduled on this agenda.  Direction to staff may be given; however, State law does not allow action to be taken by the Council on matters not on the printed agenda at this meeting.  The law requires that notice be given to the public at large to allow for full disclosure and discussion and decisions on important public issues.  To have City Council discussions and decisions on unnoticed items would prevent the type of public input necessary to make governmental decisions.

 

 

3.      CONSENT CALENDAR:

 

The following routine items are presented for City Council approval without discussion as a single agenda item in order to expedite the meeting.  The Consent Calendar is approved by roll call vote with one motion.  These items are discussed only on request of Councilmembers.  Members of the public may speak on Consent Calendar items during the Public Comment Period.

 

SHOULD A COUNCILMEMBER WISH TO DISCUSS OR DISAPPROVE ANY ITEM, it must be dropped from the blanket motion of approval and considered as a separate item.

 

ROLL CALL:      Councilmembers Orach, Patino, Trujillo, Zacarías, and Mayor Lavagnino

 

CITY MANAGER/CITY CLERK:

 

A.     Recommendation of City Staff to waive the reading in full of all ORDINANCES and RESOLUTIONS.  Ordinances on the Consent Agenda will be adopted by the same vote cast at the first meeting, unless City Council indicates otherwise.

 

B.     Recommendation of City Staff that the City Council approve the MINUTES of the Regular City Council Meeting of May 20, 2008.

 

a.      Minutes to be approved.

 

C.    Recommendation of City Staff that the City Council receive the 2008-10 PROPOSED BUDGET, direct staff to distribute the documents, and set the time for a public hearing for consideration of the budget for June 17, 2008.

 

a.      Receive the proposed budget and set June 17, 2008, at 6:30 p.m., as the date and time for the public hearing.

 

D.    Recommendation of City Staff that the City Council accept as complete the public improvements associated with ROSE GARDEN VILLAGE II, Tract 5836, and release a Faithful Performance Bond in the reduced amount of $50,000 for the construction and installation of public improvements with an order that the Contractor, Labor and Material bond be retained until December 2008 and the Guarantee and Defective Material bond be retained until June 2009.

 

a.      Faithful Performance Bond #0360316 to be released.

 

E.     Recommendation of City Staff that the City Council accept as complete the public improvements associated with ROSE GARDEN VILLAGE, Tract 5725, Unit 2, and release a Faithful Performance Bond in the amount of $323,792 for the construction and installation of boundary walls with an order that the Contractor, Labor and Material bond be retained until December 2008.

 

a.      Faithful Performance Bond #0400003 to be released.

 

ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES DEPARTMENT:

 

F.     Payment of WARRANTS.

 

a.      To be ordered ratified subject to having been certified as being in conformity with the budget and having been approved for payment by the Director of   Administrative Services.

 

G.    Payment of PAYROLL.

 

a.      To be ordered ratified subject to having been certified by the proper Department Heads, as shown on records on file in the Department of Administrative Services, and having been approved for payment by the Director of Administrative Services.

 

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT:

 

H.     Recommendation of City Staff that the City Council conduct the second reading of ORDINANCE NO. 2008-09 by title only rezoning 1.36 acres located at 1670 E. Donovan Road from PD/R-3/Senior (Planned Development/High Density Residential/Senior) to PF (Public Facilities) for Fire Station No. 3, and adopt the Ordinance.

 

a.      Ordinance No. 2008-09 to be adopted.

 

I.         Recommendation of City Staff that the City Council conduct the second reading of ORDINANCE NO. 2008-10 by title only approving amendments to Chapter 34 of Title 12 of the Santa Maria Municipal Code relating to sign regulations, and adopt the Ordinance.

 

a.      Ordinance No. 2008-10 to be adopted.

 

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT:

 

J.      Recommendation of the Traffic Committee that the City Council adopt a resolution approving the establishment of ANGLE PARKING on West Church Street between Depot Street and Smith Street.

 

a.      Resolution No. 2008-80 to be adopted approving the angle parking.

 

 

REGULAR BUSINESS:

 

4.      REVISED DRAFT STORM WATER MANAGEMENT PLAN.  The City Council is requested to receive the City of Santa Maria Revised Draft Storm Water Management Plan and authorize its submittal to the Central Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board (RWQCB).

 

a.   Staff report to be made.   (Director of Utilities)

 

b.   Council discussion.

 

c.   Receive and file the Plan and authorize staff to submit the Plan to the RWQCB.

 

ROLL CALL:     Councilmembers Orach, Patino, Trujillo, Zacarías, and Mayor Lavagnino

 

 

REPORT BY CITY MANAGER:

 

 

ORAL REPORTS OF COUNCILMEMBERS AND OFFICERS (INCLUDING AB1234 REPORTS):

 

 

CLOSED SESSION:  The City Council will recess to Closed Session to discuss:

 

CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL – ANTICIPATED LITIGATION pursuant to subdivision (b) of Government Code Section 54956.9.  (1 potential case)

 

CONFERENCE WITH REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATORS pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.8:

      Property Address:             1111 W. Betteravia

      Agency Negotiators:         City Manager and City Attorney

      Negotiating Parties:          Rob Rossi

      Under negotiations:          Price and Terms of Payment

 

 

ADJOURNMENT:          

 

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

 

CITY COUNCIL MEETINGS ARE TELEVISED LIVE ON COMCAST CABLE TELEVISION CHANNEL 23 AND ARE REBROADCAST AT 9:00 A.M. ON THURSDAYS AND ON THE FOLLOWING TUESDAY AT 6:30 P.M.  COUNCIL MEETING VIDEOS ARE ALSO AVAILABLE FOR VIEWING ON THE CITY'S WEB SITE.  YOUR ATTENDANCE AT THIS PUBLIC MEETING MAY RESULT IN THE RECORDING AND BROADCAST OF YOUR IMAGE AND/OR VOICE.

 

IF YOU CHALLENGE A DETERMINATION MADE ON A MATTER ON THIS AGENDA IN COURT, YOU MAY BE LIMITED TO RAISING ONLY THOSE ISSUES YOU OR SOMEONE ELSE RAISED AT THE PUBLIC HEARING DESCRIBED ON THIS AGENDA, OR IN WRITTEN CORRESPONDENCE TO THE CITY COUNCIL AT, OR PRIOR TO, THE PUBLIC HEARING.

 

THE NEXT REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING WILL BE HELD ON TUESDAY, JUNE 17, 2008.  THE DEADLINE FOR SUBMITTING ITEMS FOR THE JUNE 17TH MEETING IS JUNE 5, 2008.

 

 

CITY CALENDAR

 

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Planning Commission

June 4, 2008

CANCELLED

 

 

 

 

 

Block Grants Advisory

Committee

June 9, 2008

City Hall Conference Room

5:30 p.m.

 

 

 

 

Landmark Committee

June 10, 2008

City Hall Conference Room

4:00 p.m.

 

 

 

 

Recreation and Parks

Commission

June 10, 2008

City Council Chambers

6:30 p.m.

 

 

 

 

Library Board

June 10, 2008

Library Conference Room

7:00 p.m.

 

 

 

 

Code Compliance Board

June 12, 2008

City Council Chambers

4:00 p.m.

 

 

 

 

All-America City Committee

June 16, 2008

City Hall Conference Room

5:30 p.m.

 

 

 

 

Planning Commission

June 18, 2008

City Council Chambers

6:30 p.m.