SUMMARY OF ACTIONS TAKEN BY

CITY OF SANTA CLARA CITY COUNCIL

THIS DOCUMENT IS PREPARED AS A SUMMARY ONLY AND IS NOT INTENDED TO BE AN OFFICIAL RECORD OF CITY COUNCIL ACTIONS. THE OFFICIAL MINUTES OF EACH MEETING ARE AVAILABLE IN THE CLERK’S OFFICE APPROXIMATELY THREE WEEKS FOLLOWING THE MEETING.

 

 

March 03, 2009

 

 

 

REGULAR MEETING

7:00 PM in the City Hall Council Chambers

 

 

APPEAL OF HEARING DECISIONS OF THE CITY COUNCIL MUST BE MADE TO THE SUPERIOR COURT WITHIN 90 CALENDAR DAYS OF FINAL ACTION. BECAUSE OF THE AGENDA PROVISION FOR RECONSIDERATION, FINAL ACTION IS DEEMED TO OCCUR AT THE END OF THE NEXT REGULAR MEETING PURSUANT TO CITY COUNCIL POLICY (P&P 042). (CODE OF CIVIL PROCEDURE SECTION 1094.6)

 

1.

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE AND INVOCATION PRAYER:

 

2.

ROLL CALL:

 

A.

Present:  Council Members Caserta, Kennedy, Kornder, Matthews, McLeod and Moore and Mayor Mahan.

 

3.

CONTINUANCE/EXCEPTIONS:

 

4.

SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS:

 

A.

Promotion of 68th Annual Camellia Show - March 7-8, 2009 at the Community Recreation Center, 969 Kiely Boulevard.

 

5.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS:

 

A.

Possible Reconsideration of Actions Taken at Immediately Preceding Meeting. (See Summary of Actions for potential reconsideration, which is attached to the posted Agenda and is in the Agenda Packet Binder in the Council Chambers.)

 

 

 

 

 

 

B.

Progress update on construction monitoring at Mansion Grove Apartments.

 

• ACTION:

Accepted the progress report; directed the City Manager to coordinate with Project Sentinel regarding leasing issues and with Prometheus Real Estate Group's General Contractor Safety Compliance Officer to review bi-weekly audits and to provide an updated progress report in 60 days (May 5, 2009 Council meeting).

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Planning

 

6.

CONSENT CALENDAR:

 

[Items listed on the CONSENT CALENDAR are considered routine and will be adopted by one motion.  There will be no separate discussion of the items on the CONSENT CALENDAR unless discussion is requested by a member of the Council, staff, or public.  If so requested, that item will be removed from the CONSENT CALENDAR and considered under CONSENT ITEMS PULLED FOR DISCUSSION.]

 

A.

Departmental Reports

 

B.

Agreements

 

1.

Approval of an Agreement with Waterproofing Associates, in an amount not to exceed $236,207, for a roof replacement at the Electrical Administration Building.

 

• ACTION:

Approved

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Electric

2.

Approval of Call No. 09-1 with United Design Services, in an amount not to exceed $138,000, for the Zeno Substation Drawing Conversion.

 

• ACTION:

Approved

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Electric

3.

Approval of Call No. 09-1 with Harris & Associates, in an amount not to exceed $397,000, for Electric Substation and Transmission Line Project Management Services.

 

• ACTION:

Approved

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Electric

4.

Approval of Call No. 09-4 with MTH Engineers, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $479,400, for engineering, design and construction support for Kenneth Substation.

 

• ACTION:

Approved

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Electric

 


 

C.

Reports for Information and Possible Action

 

1.

American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) - Economic Stimulus Funding.

 

• ACTION:

Noted and Filed

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

City Clerk

 

D.

Minutes to Note and File

 

1.

Senior Advisory Commission - January 26, 2009.

 

• ACTION:

Noted and Filed

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

City Clerk

2.

Board of Library Trustees - February 2, 2009.

 

• ACTION:

Noted and Filed

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

City Clerk

 

E.

Routine Written Petitions for Approval

 

1.

Santa Clara Kiwanis Club:  Request to use the City Hall Reflection Pond for the Annual Fish Derby on April 25, 2009.  Staff Recommendation:  Approval subject to the execution of a Contribution Agreement in an amount not to exceed $1,000 to defray the costs of this community event.

 

• ACTION:

Approved

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Parks

 


 

7.

ITEMS SET FOR HEARING:

 

[Planning Commission items not being appealed, or which are not related to an appeal, will be heard under BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS FOR ACTION.]  If you challenge a City Council land use decision in court, you may be limited to raising only those issues you or someone else raised at this hearing before the City Council or in written correspondence delivered to the City at, or prior to, the City Council hearing on the matter.  (California Government Code Section 65009)

 

A.

Allocation of Fiscal Year 2009-10 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and HOME Investment Partnerships Act (HOME) Entitlement Funds:
1)  Approval to allocate the funds;
2)  Authorization to adjust the appropriation amounts accordingly;
3)  Authorization to prepare the 2009-10 Annual Plan for CDBG and HOME programs for Council approval prior to submission to Housing and Urban Development (HUD) by May 15, 2009; and
4)  Referral of proposed housing services projects to the Redevelopment Agency for consideration to fund from the Redevelopment Agency Affordable Housing Fund.

 

• ACTION:

Approved staff recommendations and referred the ADA restroom project at the Morgan Pavilion (Triton Museum); one time funding measures for projects with reduced funding and funding match for the Healthy Kids Program to the Fiscal Year 2009-10 Budget Study Session.

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Housing and Comm Services Div.

 

8.

BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS FOR ACTION:

 

9.

CONSENT ITEMS PULLED FOR DISCUSSION:

 

10.

PUBLIC PRESENTATIONS:

 

This portion of the meeting is reserved for persons desiring to address the Council on any matter not on the agenda.  The law does not permit Council action on, or extended discussion of, any item not on the agenda except under special circumstances.  The Council, or its staff, may briefly respond to statements made or questions posed and may request the City Manager to report back at a subsequent meeting.  Please submit to the City Clerk your name and subject matter on forms available by the door in the Council Chambers.

 

11.

REPORTS FOR COUNCIL ACTION:

 

A.

Approval of an amendment to the Fiscal Year 2008-09 Annual Plan for use of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and HOME Investment Partnerships Act (HOME) Entitlement Funds, transferring $18,000 from the Neighborhood Conservation and Improvement Program to the Housing and Community Services Division Contracted Services account for the Outreach & Escort (O & E) Special Needs Transportation program.

 

• ACTION:

Approved

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Housing and Comm Services Div.

 

12.

BILLS AND CLAIMS/PROGRESS PAYMENTS:

 

(Lists are available in the Council Office and the City Clerk's Office.)

 

A.

Approval of Bills and Claims and Progress Payments.

 

13.

REPORTS OF COUNCILORS AND SPECIAL COUNCIL COMMITTEES:

 

A.

Reports regarding conference attendance, if any.

 

B.

Council Member McLeod:  Provided an update on attending a recent Recycling Waste & Reduction Commission meeting regarding the plastic bag policy. 

 

C.

Council Member Kornder:  Provided information on attending the recent NCPA/APPA Workshop in Washington, DC regarding Clean Electric Energy.

 

D.

Mayor Mahan:  Month of February - Senior Center Month and reviewed the Proclamation from the Governor which discussed the importance of the Senior Community and the upkeep of the Senior Center.

 

14.

CITY MANAGER REPORTS:

 

15.

CLOSED SESSION MATTERS:

 

A.

Set Tuesday, March 17, 2009 at 5:00 pm for a Closed Session in the Council Conference Room for a Conference with Real Property Negotiator pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.8 regarding Property:  APN 104-43-051, APN 104-43-052, APN 104-43-030, APN 104-42-014 and APN: 104-42-019; Negotiating Party(ies):  Cedar Fair and the San Francisco 49ers; City Negotiator:  Jennifer Sparacino, City Manager (or her designee); Under Negotiation:  Purchase/Sale/Exchange/Lease of Real Property (provisions, price and terms of payment).

 

• ACTION:

Approved and set Tuesday, March 10, 2009 at 5:00 pm for special meeting in the Council Chambers for a Closed Session in the Council Conference Room.

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

City Attorney

 


 

16.

ADJOURNMENT:

 

A.

In Memory of Gary Langhorst (past President and Lieutenant Governor of the Santa Clara Kiwanis Club) to Tuesday evening,
March 10, 2009 at 5:00 pm for a special meeting in the City Hall Council Chambers for a Closed Session in the Council Conference Room and to Tuesday evening, March 17, 2009 at 5:00 pm for a Closed Session in the Council Conference Room and to 7:00 pm for the regular scheduled meeting in the City Hall Council Chambers.