CITY OF SANTA CLARA

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CITY COUNCIL MEETING

 

AGENDA

A complete agenda packet with back-up reports is available at either City Library beginning Saturday before the Tuesday meeting or at the City Clerk's Office on weekdays.  A complete agenda packet is also available at the City Council meeting and on the City's website.

 

July 15, 2014

 

5:00 pm
Development Review Study Session
City Hall Council Chambers

File: Oracle Campus Development

Location: 4040 Palm Drive, Santa Clara  (APN:  097-08-058; 097-08-114)

Request: Review of conceptual plan to add 120,000 square feet of office space and 25,000 square feet of lab/server space increasing the total campus development to 1,075,421 square feet with approximately 2,862 parking stalls.

 

6:00 pm 
Closed Session
Council Conference Room
Conference with Real Property Negotiators
Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.8
Property: Well Site 7 on Pomeroy just south of Warburton, Well Site on Lawrence at Golden State,

APNs: 220-01-022 and 313-31-002
City Negotiator: Julio J. Fuentes, City Manager (or designee)
Negotiating Party: Neal Patel, Google Inc.
Under Negotiation: Purchase/Sale/Exchange/Lease of Real Property

(provisions, price and terms of payment)
and
Conference with Real Property Negotiators
Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.8
Property: APN 316-17-19, 250 Howard Drive, Santa Clara
City Negotiator: Julio J. Fuentes, City Manager (or designee)
Negotiating Party: Dana Pesce, Apple Inc.
Under Negotiation: Purchase/Sale/Exchange/Lease of Real Property

(provisions, price, and terms of payment)
and
Conference with Real Property Negotiators
Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.8
Property: San Juan Generating Station, 6800 N County Road, Waterflow, NM 87421
City Negotiator: Julio J. Fuentes, City Manager (or designee)
Negotiating Party: Modesto-Santa Clara-Redding Public Power Agency, Southern California Public Power Association, Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association, City of Anaheim, Public Service Company of New Mexico, Tucson Electric, City of Farmington, County of Los Alamos and Utah Associated Municipal Power Systems
Under Negotiation: Purchase/Sale/Exchange/Lease of Real Property (provisions, price and terms of payment)
and
City Council/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(a)
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

 

 

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:

 

3.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES:

 

A.

June 10, 2014.

 

4.

CONTINUANCE/EXCEPTIONS:

 

5.

SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS:

 

A.

Presentation of the City of Santa Clara/Silicon Valley Power Scholarship awards.

 

B.

Presentation by Dr. Thomas Shanks regarding the Campaign Ethics Program and Council of Trust.

 

C.

Approval of the City of Santa Clara Strategic Plan for 2013-2015 and the Six-Month Strategic Objectives from July 1, 2014 through December 1, 2014 with monthly updates to Council and schedule the next six-month Strategic Planning Retreat on January 9, 2015 to be held at the Santa Clara Convention Center.

 

6.

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.

Adoption of a Resolution repealing and establishing certain parking regulations on Camino Drive, Chapman Court, Hilmar Street, McKillop Court, Mission Street and Morse Street which establishes residential permit parking.

 

C.

Adoption of Ordinance No. 1928 adding Chapter 17.35 (Park and Recreational Land) to Title 17 (Development) of the City Code to ensure that new residential development provides adequate park and recreational land and/or pays a fee in lieu of dedications in order to mitigate the impacts of the new growth.

 

7.

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.

Acceptance of the Monthly Financial Status Reports for May 2014.

2.

Approval of the new job description for Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) As-Needed and set the pay range at $16 to $20 per hour.

3.

Approval to reappoint Dale Schouten to the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee for the term ending June 30, 2016.

4.

Approval for the use of City Electric forces for the installation of facilities at 2690 Scott Boulevard and 2727 Augustine Drive.

5.

Approval of the new job description for Assistant Fire Marshall, set the control point at $14,400 per month, and add this specification to the City's Conflict of Interest Code, Disclosure Category 1.

6.

Approval of the revised job description for Deputy City Manager.

7.

Approval to set the salary for Staff Aide II position candidate Valentina Guzman Ridad at Step 4 of salary range A26.

8.

Adoption of a Resolution requesting implementation of a Water Conservation Action plan to achieve a 20% water reduction target.

9.

Note and file the Outstanding Debt Schedule as of June 30, 2014 for the City of Santa Clara, its Agencies and Corporations, including the City's share of various Joint Power Agency debt.

10.

Approval of the Final Map for Tract 10188 which subdivides a single parcel into 7 lots for the Planned Development (PD) of 6 townhouses and 1 common lot as private drive area on an approximately 0.40 acre parcel located at 3499 The Alameda by LHL Partners, LLC; authorization to make minor modifications, if necessary; and authorization to record the Final Tract Map with the County Recorder (APN 269-16-069).

11.

Approval of the Stipulations with Request for Award to settle the claims for the injuries Jeffrey Vaden, retired Police Officer, sustained on January 21, 2006; September 1, 2007; June 13, 2008 and cumulatively through June 13, 2008.


 

12.

Approval to delegate authority to approve project related documents, stadium related documents and infrastructure maintenance related agreements between July 16, 2014 to August 18, 2014; direct that a report on actions taken during recess be submitted on September 23, 2014; and delegate authority to execute and bind City insurance related to Levi's Stadium.

13.

Note and file the Transportation Management and Operations Plan (TMOP) dated July 11, 2014 for Levi's Stadium.

 

B.

Agreements

 

1.

Approval of Call No. 14-2 for Professional Services with Flynn Resource Consultants, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $250,000, for consulting services related to transmission analysis support for the Electric Department Resource Division.

2.

Approval of the Legal Services Agreement with Liebert Cassidy Whitmore, in an amount not to exceed $100,000, for specialized legal support and other litigation matters.

3.

Approval of Call No. 14-2 for Professional Services with Milton Security Group, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $144,000, for network and security consulting support for the Electric Department Resources Division.

4.

Approval of the Release of Interest for 3499 El Camino Real as set forth in the Street Encroachment License and authorization to record the Release of Interest with the County Recorder (APN 220-02-022; SC 18,636).

5.

Approval of an Assignment and Assumption Agreement and Consent (Eklund Gardens I and II) and all related documents with the Housing Authority of the County of Santa Clara, Halford Avenue LLC, and Poinciana Drive LLC for the purpose of converting the Eklund Gardens I and II apartments from a public housing project into a project-based voucher property and authorization to record the Agreement with the County Recorder.

6.

Approval of a Contribution Agreement with Triton Museum of Art, in the amount of $289,560, for the museum's general operating expenses for Fiscal Year 2014-15.

7.

Approval of an Agreement for the Performance of Services with APC International, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $60,800, for construction inspection and management services for the Santa Clara Various Streets and Roads Preservation Project and authorization to make minor, non-substantive modifications to the Agreement, if necessary.

8.

Approval of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Unclassified Management Employees (Unit #9) for the term from December 22, 2013 through December 19, 2015, consistent with prior Council action.


 

9.

Approval of the City of Santa Clara's attestation related to the City's Power Source Disclosure Report to the California Energy Commission for 2013.

10.

Approval of a Call Agreement with Paragon Partners, Ltd.; Call No. 14-4 for Professional Services for Fiscal Year 2014-15 fiber optic support of the Silicon Valley Power (SVP) Fiber Enterprise; Call No. 14-5 for Professional Services for fiber engineering services; Call No. 14-6 for Professional Services to support the SVP Fiber Optic Expansion Project; and Call No. 14-7 for Professional Services for engineering to support the Fiber Optic Expansion Project, in a total amount not to exceed $1,241,400, to support the Silicon Valley Power Fiber Optic Enterprise.

11.

Approval of Call No. 14-1 for Professional Services with Flynn Resource Consultants, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $330,000, for California Independent System Operator, Congestion Revenue Rights, Pacific Gas & Electric and litigation support for the Electric Department Resources Division.

12.

Acceptance of the status report on the City's efforts to submit information requested by Google Fiber for its consideration of selecting Santa Clara for the future installation of a Google Fiber network; approve, as to form, a Master Network Hut License Agreement with Google Fiber; and direct individual sites to return to Council for approval.

13.

Adoption of a Resolution approving a Land Sale Agreement with the County of Sierra for the sale of approximately 50 acres of vacant land located in the City of Loyalton, California.

 

C.

Reports for Information and Possible Action

 

D.

Minutes to Note and File

 

1.

Senior Advisory Commission - May 19, 2014.

2.

Parks and Recreation Commission - April 15, 2014.

3.

Parks and Recreation Commission - March 18, 2014.

 

E.

Routine Written Petitions for Approval

 


 

8.

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.

4301, 4401 and 4551 Great America Parkway - Great America Office Expansion Project
Adoption of a Resolution certifying the Environmental Impact Report (EIR), making findings with respect thereto, and adopting a Mitigation Monitoring or Reporting program (MMRP) and a Statement of Overriding Considerations (SOC); adoption of a Resolution rezoning the properties from Planned Industrial (MP) and Planned Development/Planned Industrial (PD/MP) to Planned Development (PD) to construct up to 718,000 square feet of new office space in up to two new buildings for a maximum build-out of 1,018,000 square feet of office development; up to two, six-level parking structures and surface parking lots with a maximum of 3,360 total parking spaces; potential demolition of an existing 118,000 square foot office building; and landscaping and site improvements; and pass to print an Ordinance approving a Development Agreement with SI 34, LLC. (CEQ2007-01051/SCH#2012092041, PLN2007-06715, PLN2008-07324).

 

B.

Adoption of a Resolution confirming the report of the Fire Chief on the cost of weed abatement and confirming the assessment for the 2014 Weed Abatement Program.

 

C.

Adoption of a Resolution approving, confirming and adopting the Traffic Mitigation Impact Fee Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2014-15.

 

9.

BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS FOR ACTION:

 

10.

CONSENT ITEMS PULLED FOR DISCUSSION:

 

11.

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.

 


 

12.

REPORTS FOR COUNCIL ACTION:

 

A.

Approval of an Agreement for the Performance of Services with Red Peak Group, in an amount not to exceed $95,000, for branding and marketing services.

 

B.

Approval to designate one or more Council Members to attend the League of California Cities Annual Conference to serve as voting delegate and alternate or request the City Manager to appoint one or more staff members registered for the conference to represent the City.

 

C.

Adoption of a Resolution authorizing the negotiation and execution of a Purchase and Sale Agreement with Heidi Weidmann for the acquisition of 1031 El Camino Real, Santa Clara; establishing Capital Improvement Project (CIP) 6541 - 1031 El Camino Real; and approval of the appropriation of funds, in the amount of $1,850,000, for the project.

 

D.

Approval of the transfer of funds, in the amount of $55,000, to allow for the remodeling of the Permit Center.

 

E.

Approval and appropriation of a donation from the Mission City Community Fund, in the amount of $5,000, for the nutrition program at the Senior Center and authorization to transmit a letter of appreciation.

 

F.

Approval of an Agreement for the Performance of Services with Metropolitan Planning Group (M-Group), in an amount not to exceed $935,600, to provide Code Enforcement personnel and approval and transfer of funds, in the amount of $635,600.

 

G.

Approval and appropriation of 2015 California Office of Traffic Safety Grant funds, in the amount up to $50,000, to be used for pedestrian and bicycle safety improvements; authorization to transmit a letter of appreciation; and authorization to execute all related documents.

 

13.

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.

 

14.

REPORTS OF COUNCILORS AND SPECIAL COUNCIL COMMITTEES:

 

A.

Reports regarding conference attendance, if any.

 

15.

CITY MANAGER REPORTS:

 


 

16.

CLOSED SESSION MATTERS:

 

A.

City Attorney Reports:

 

B.

Approval to set August 19, 2014 at 6:00 pm for a Closed Session in the Council Conference Room for a Conference with Legal Counsel - Existing Litigation pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(a); 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.

 

17.

ADJOURNMENT:

 

A.

To Tuesday evening, August 19, 2014 at 7:00 pm for the regular scheduled meeting in the City Hall Council Chambers.