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.

 

 

July 07, 2015

 

 

6:00 pm
City Hall Reception Lobby
Interviews to fill a vacancy on the Parks and Recreation Commission

 

Closed Session
Council Conference Room
Conference with Labor Negotiators
Pursuant to Government Code Section 54957.6
City designated representatives: Julio J. Fuentes, City Manager (or designee)
Employee Organization(s):
Unit #1 - Santa Clara Firefighters Association, IAFF, Local 1171
Unit #2 - Santa Clara Police Officer's Association
Unit #3 - IBEW Local 1245 (International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers)
Unit #4 - City of Santa Clara Professional Engineers
Units #5, 7 & 8 - City of Santa Clara Employees Association
Unit #6 - AFSCME Local 101 (American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees)
Unit #9 - Miscellaneous Unclassified Management Employees
Unit #9A - Unclassified Police Management Employees
Unit #9B - Unclassified Fire Management Employees
Unit #10 - PSNSEA (Public Safety Non-Sworn Employees Association)
[NO REPORTABLE ACTION]
and
Public Employee Performance Evaluation
Pursuant to Government Code section 54957
Title: City Manager
[NO REPORTABLE ACTION]
and
Public Employee Performance Evaluation
Pursuant to Government Code section 54957
Title: City Attorney
[NO REPORTABLE ACTION]
and
Conference with Legal Counsel - Existing Litigation
Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(d)(1)
Vinod K. Sharma, et al. v. Successor Agency to the
Redevelopment Agency of the City of Santa Clara, et al.
Sacramento County Superior Court Case No. 34-2013-80001396
and
Governing Board of the Successor Agency to the
City of Santa Clara Redevelopment Agency
Conference with Legal Counsel - Existing Litigation
Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(d)(1)
Vinod K. Sharma, et al. v. Successor Agency to the
Redevelopment Agency of the City of Santa Clara, et al.
Sacramento County Superior Court Case No. 34-2013-80001396
[
Authorized the transfer of the following properties to the Successor Agency:
1) Great America Theme Park, 2) Santa Clara Hilton Hotel,
3)  North and South parking lots at Great America Theme Park,
4) Gateway Parcel 2, 5) Santa Clara Hyatt Hotel,
6) Techmart office building located at 5201 Great America Parkway
7) Martinson Child Development Center located at 1350 Hope Drive and
authorized the City Manager to remit to the Santa Clara County Auditor Controller
the amount remaining due on the other funds due diligence review
in the amount of $23,002,235 from the land sale reserve fund]

 

 

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 STATEMENT OF VALUES:

 

 

2.

ROLL CALL:

 

A.

Present:  Council Members Davis, Gillmor, Kolstad, Marsalli and O'Neill and Mayor Matthews:  Absent:  Council Member Caserta (excused).

 

3.

CONTINUANCE/EXCEPTIONS:

 

4.

SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS:

 

A.

Presentation by the Healthier Kids Foundation Santa Clara County of the VisionFirst Program.

 

• ACTION:

By Council consensus referred to the City Manager and the City/School Liaison Committee.

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

City Manager

 

B.

Appointment to fill a vacancy on the Parks and Recreation Commission for the partial term ending June 30, 2018.

 

• ACTION:

Appointed Joe Martinez.

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Parks

 

C.

Update on Statewide drought impacts on the City and on the Northern California Power Agency hydroelectric projects.

 

 

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.)

 

  1.

Steve Silva;  Request for clarification of the Council's action of June 16, 2015 in approving additional staffing for the Fire Department.   [Council set the item for the July 14, 2015 City Council meeting].

 

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

 

1.

Approval of the revised job descriptions for Director of Water and Sewer Utilities and Assistant Director of Water and Sewer Utilities.

 

• ACTION:

Approved

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Human Resources

2.

Approval of the use of City Water Utility forces to install public water improvements at 3448 Cecil Avenue, 3588 Forest Avenue, 1980 Scott Boulevard and 721 Ridge Road.

 

• ACTION:

Approved

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Water

3.

Approval of the use of City Electric forces for the installation of facilities at 2575 Augustine Drive and 2700 Augustine Drive.

 

• ACTION:

Approved

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Electric

4.

Acceptance of a donation of $525 from the Santa Clara Women's League to help support the Senior Center Health & Wellness Program and authorization to transmit a letter of appreciation.

 

• ACTION:

Approved

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Parks

5.

Acceptance of a donation of $1,000 from the San Jose Pioneer Lions Club for the purchase of supplies for the Fire Department's public education programs; approval of estimated revenue and appropriation of the donation and to carry forward unspent funds to future years; and authorization to transmit a letter of appreciation.

 

• ACTION:

Approved

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Fire Chief

 

6.

Pass to print an Ordinance adding Chapter 8.60 ("Unmanned Aircraft Systems") to Title 8 ("Health and Safety") of the City's Code to prevent the flying of drones in certain areas of the City.

 

• ACTION:

Passed to print Ordinance No. 1942.

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

City Attorney

 

B.

Agreements

 

1.

Approval of Amendment No. 2 to the Agreement for the Performance of Services with West Coast Coating Consultants to extend the term of the agreement to September 30, 2016 for consulting and inspection services for the Northside Tanks Rehabilitation Project.

 

• ACTION:

Approved

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Water

2.

Approval of an Agreement and Covenant Running with the Land with JJ Viso Enterprises, LLC to defer the installation of City standard public improvements along the frontages of 2460 De La Cruz Boulevard and authorization to record the agreement (APN 230-03-091; SC 18,746).

 

• ACTION:

Approved

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Public Works

3.

Approval of Call No. 15-1 for Professional Services with dystrick design, Inc. in an amount not to exceed $281,525 to support the Electric Utility's Marketing and Communications needs.

 

• ACTION:

Approved

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Electric

4.

Approval of Amendment No. 1 to the Agreement for the Performance of Services with Vision Technology Solutions, LLC, dba Vision Internet Providers for a total additional contract approval not to exceed $11,800 for City website redesign and content implementation services.

 

• ACTION:

Approved

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Information Technology

5.

Approval of the Reaffirmation, Ratification and Amendment No. 1 to the Antenna Ground Lease Agreement with T-Mobile West, LLC to add an additional fixed term through March 31, 2016, under essentially the same terms and conditions of the original agreement.

 

• ACTION:

Approved

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Information Technology

 

6.

Approval of Amendment No. 1 to the Agreement with David J. Powers & Associates, Inc. in the amount of $80,502 for additional environmental consulting services including Phase I Environmental Site Assessment and Traffic Analysis on the International Swim Center and International Swimming Hall of Fame Project in Central Park and authorization to make minor, non-substantive modifications, as necessary.

 

• ACTION:

Approved

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Parks

7.

Approval of the Contribution Agreement with the Triton Museum of Art in the amount of $289,560 for the museum's general operating expenses for Fiscal Year 2015-16.

 

• ACTION:

Approved

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

City Manager

8.

Approval of an Agreement for the Performance of Services with Beltramo Electric, Inc. in the amount of $60,800 for Traffic Signal Controller Cabinets and LaneLight Delineation System Installation on Lafayette Street and authorization to make minor, non-substantive modifications to the agreement, if necessary.

 

• ACTION:

Approved

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Public Works

9.

Approval of an Agreement for the Performance of Services with The Avogadro Group, LLC in an amount not to exceed $62,990 to provide emission testing at the Donald Von Raesfeld (DVR), Gianera and Santa Clara Cogeneration power plants.

 

• ACTION:

Approved

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Electric

10.

Approval of an Agreement for the Performance of Services with NexLevel Information Technology, Inc. in an amount not to exceed $391,180 to provide consulting services to support program management for the Advanced Metering and Utility Communication Infrastructure Implementation Program.

 

• ACTION:

Approved

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Electric

 

C.

Reports for Information and Possible Action

 

D.

Minutes to Note and File

 

1.

Youth Commission - January 13, 2015.

 

• ACTION:

Noted and Filed

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

City Clerk

2.

Youth Commission  - February 10, 2015.

 

• ACTION:

Noted and Filed

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

City Clerk

3.

Youth Commission - March 10, 2015.

 

• ACTION:

Noted and Filed

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

City Clerk

4.

Parks and Recreation Commission - April 21, 2015.

 

• ACTION:

Noted and Filed

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

City Clerk

5.

Senior Advisory Commission - April 27, 2015.

 

• ACTION:

Noted and Filed

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

City Clerk

 

E.

Routine Written Petitions for Approval

 

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.

Adoption of a Resolution approving, confirming and adopting the Traffic Mitigation Impact Fee Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2015-16.

 

• ACTION:

Adopted Resolution No. 15-8251.

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Public Works

 

B.

Adoption of a Resolution approving the Vesting Tentative Subdivision Map for the Gateway Village mixed use project located at 3610 and 3640 (3700) El Camino Real (PLN2012-09542).

 

• ACTION:

Adopted Resolution No. 15-8252 with amended language to reflect the intention of saying the density is consistent with redevelopment along the El Camino Real corridor.

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Planning

 

8.

BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS FOR ACTION:

 

A.

Parks and Recreation Commission - Minutes of March 17, 2015:  Request to note and file.
* Recommendation for the adoption of a Resolution renaming the Reed Street Dog Park to "Ray Gamma Dog Park" in honor of former Parks and Recreation Commissioner Ray Gamma.

 

• ACTION:

Referred the renaming of the Reed Street Dog Park to the Facilities Naming and Honorary Recognition Ad Hoc Committee and noted and filed the Minutes.

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Parks

 

9.

CONSENT ITEMS PULLED FOR DISCUSSION:

 

 

10.

PUBLIC PRESENTATIONS:

 

This item is reserved for persons to address the Council on any matter not on the agenda that is within the subject matter jurisdiction of the City. 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 staff, may briefly respond to statements made or questions posed, and the Council may request staff to report back at a subsequent meeting. Although not required, 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.

Authorization to negotiate and execute a Joint Use Agreement with the Santa Clara Unified School District (SCUSD) for the closure of Bellomy Street (between Jackson Street and Washington Street) for a term of 50 years and to make minor non-substantive modifications to documents, if necessary.

 

• ACTION:

Approved

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Parks

 

B.

Authorization to negotiate and execute a Joint Use Agreement with Santa Clara Unified School District (SCUSD) for the Buchser Middle School Tennis Courts.

 

• ACTION:

Approved the agreement and authorized minor, non-substantive modifications to documents, if necessary.

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Parks

 

C.

Approval of an Agreement for the Performance of Services with Trimark Associates, Inc./Westin Engineering, Inc. in the amount of $8,647,473 for the Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) Master Plan Project (WA 30251); approval of appropriations and transfers in the amount of $7,000,000 to fund the project; and authorization to execute change orders up to 10% of the original contract price, or $865,000, for a total not-to-exceed amount of $9,512,473.

 

• ACTION:

Approved

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Water

 

12.

BILLS AND CLAIMS/PROGRESS PAYMENTS:

 

A.

Approval of Bills and Claims and Progress Payments.

 

• ACTION:

Approved

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Finance

 

13.

REPORTS OF COUNCILORS AND SPECIAL COUNCIL COMMITTEES:

 

A.

 

Reports regarding conference attendance, if any.

 

B.

Council Member Davis reported on her recent attendance at the Ethics Committee and announced the upcoming meeting on August 3, 2015.

 

C.

Council Member Marsalli complimented the Parks and Recreation Department staff and the Santa Clara Rotary Club for the outstanding Silicon Valley BBQ Championships held recently.   He also complimented the Parks and Recreation Department staff for their work on the 4th of July All-City Picnic and Fireworks.  He reported on his attendance along with Mayor Matthews at the Santa Clara Fire Department and Sunnyvale Public Safety Department joint academy graduation and congratulated the Santa Clara Fire Chief for nine newly-graduated firefighters for Santa Clara.

 

D.

Council Member Kolstad reported on his participation as a judge along with Mayor Matthews and other council members at the Silicon Valley BBQ competition.

 

E.

Mayor Matthews provided a handout on his attendance at recent community events.

 

14.

CITY MANAGER REPORTS:

 

15.

CLOSED SESSION MATTERS:

 

A.

City Attorney Reports:

 

B.

Set July 14, 2015 at 6:00 pm in the Council Conference Room for a Conference with Labor Negotiators pursuant to Government Code Section 54957.6, City designated representatives: Julio J. Fuentes, City Manager (or designee), Employee organization(s):  Unit #1 - Santa Clara Firefighters Association, IAFF, Local 1171; Unit #2 - Santa Clara Police Officer's Association; Unit #3 - IBEW Local 1245 (International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers); Unit #4 - City of Santa Clara Professional Engineers; Units #5, 7 & 8 - City of Santa Clara Employees Association; Unit #6 - AFSCME Local 101 (American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees); Unit #9 - Miscellaneous Unclassified Management Employees; Unit #9A - Unclassified Police Management Employees; Unit #9B - Unclassified Fire Management Employees; Unit #10 - PSNSEA (Public Safety Non-Sworn Employees Association) and a Conference with Legal Counsel - Existing Litigation pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(d)(1), Vinod K. Sharma, et al. v. Successor Agency to the Redevelopment Agency of the City of Santa Clara, et al., Sacramento County Superior Court Case No. 34-2013-80001396.

 

• ACTION:

Approved

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

City Attorney

 

16.

ADJOURNMENT:

 

A.

To Tuesday evening, July 14, 2015, at 6:00 pm for Interviews for the Cultural Commission at the City Hall reception lobby and a Closed Session in the Council Conference Room and 7:00 pm for the regular scheduled meeting in the City Hall Council Chambers.