MINUTES OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SANTA CLARA
FOR MEETING HELD ON TUESDAY EVENING, MARCH 26, 2013

 

 

     The City Council of the City of Santa Clara met at 5:35 pm, on the above-mentioned date, in the City Hall Council Chambers with the following Council Members present:  Debi Davis, Patricia M. Mahan, Jerry Marsalli and Teresa O’Neill and Mayor Jamie L. Matthews.  The Council then met for a Closed Session in the Council Conference Room for a Conference with Labor Negotiators pursuant to Government Code Section 54957.6; City designated representative: 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 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW), Local 1245; Unit #4 - City of Santa Clara Professional Engineers; Unit #5, 7 & 8 – City of Santa Clara Employees Association; Unit #6 - American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), Local 101; Unit #9 – Miscellaneous Unclassified Management Employees; Unit #9A - Unclassified Police Management Employees; Unit #9B - Unclassified Fire Management Employees; Unit #10 - Public Safety Non-Sworn Employees Association (PSNSEA); a Conference with Real Property Negotiator pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.8; Property: APN 104-43-054; Negotiating Party(ies):  James Evans, Executive Vice President, Ontario Airport Hotel Corporation; City Negotiator: Julio J. Fuentes, City Manager (or designee); 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 and Conference with Legal Counsel-Anticipated Litigation pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(a), potential initiation of litigation: 1 potential case (City Attorney’s memos – 03/22/13).  

 

 

 

     The Council then met at 7:00 pm for the regular scheduled meeting in the City Hall Council Chambers.  The meeting was opened with the recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance and Statement of Values.

 

 

 

     Present:  Council Members Debi Davis, Patricia M. Mahan, Jerry Marsalli and Teresa O’Neill and Mayor Jamie L. Matthews.  Absent:  Council Members Lisa M. Gillmor and Patrick Kolstad.

 

 

     Staff present: City Manager, Assistant City Manager, Director of Planning and Inspection, Director of Public Works/City Engineer, City Attorney and City Clerk/Auditor.

 

 

 

     MOTION was made by Davis, seconded and unanimously carried (Gillmor and Kolstad absent), that the Council excuse Council Members Gillmor and Kolstad from attendance at this evening’s meeting (memos from Executive Assistant to Mayor and City Council – 03/19/13 and 03/22/13).

 

 

 

     MOTION was made by Davis, seconded and unanimously carried (Gillmor and Kolstad absent), that the Minutes for the meeting of February 26, 2013 be adopted as written.

 

     MOTION was made by Marsalli, seconded and unanimously carried (Gillmor and Kolstad absent), that the Minutes for the meeting of March 1, 2013 – Special Meeting be adopted as written.

 

 

 

     MOTION was made by Marsalli, seconded and unanimously carried (Gillmor and Kolstad absent), that, per the Director of Planning and Inspection’s memo (03/21/13), the Council continue up to six months (September 24, 2013) the adoption of a resolution approving the rezoning of the property at 930 Bellomy Street from Single-Family Residential (R1-6L) to Planned Development (PD), subject to conditions, to provide time for staff and the applicant to develop mutually beneficial conditions of approval for the project (PLN2012-09472).

 

 

 

     As a Special Order of Business, the Council proceeded with the presentation by Jeff Henderson, Pacific Municipal Consultants (PMC), regarding the City’s Climate Action Plan which identifies sources of greenhouse gas emissions caused by actions within the City and estimates how these emissions may change over time.  The Director of Planning and Inspection introduced Mr. Henderson who reviewed the progress of the City’s Climate Action Plan.  Sudhanshu Jain addressed the Council with general comments regarding renewable energy.  (Director of Planning and Inspection – 03/19/13).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

    

     Also as a Special Order of Business, the City Manager reviewed his memo (03/20/13) regarding the adoption of the City of Santa Clara Strategic Plan for 2013-2015 and the Six-Month Strategic Objectives from March 1, 2013 through September 1, 2013.  The Assistant City Manager reviewed the Executive Assistant to the City Manager’s memo (03/26/13) regarding revised dates on the Six-Month Strategic Objectives.  MOTION was made by Davis, seconded and unanimously carried (Gillmor and Kolstad absent), that the Council adopt the City of Santa Clara Strategic Plan for 2013-2015 and the Six-Month Strategic Objectives from March 1, 2013 through September 1, 2013, as revised, with monthly updates to the Council and schedule the Six-Month Strategic Planning Retreat for September 13, 2013 from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm at the Santa Clara Convention Center, 5001 Great America Parkway, Santa Clara.

 

    

     The Mayor/Chairperson opened a Joint Meeting of the City Council and the Sports and Open Space Authority.  The Director of Finance/Director of Finance, SOSA reviewed his memo (03/21/13) and the Fiscal Year 2012-13 Mid-Year Revenue Report.  The City Manager/Contract Administrator presented additional information regarding the Report.  MOTION was made by Davis, seconded and unanimously carried (Gillmor and Kolstad absent), that the Council accept the Fiscal Year 2012-13 Mid-Year Revenue Report, including revised Exhibit I (Estimates for 2012-13).

 

 

     The Council proceeded to consider the Director of Public Works/City Engineer’s memo (03/19/13) regarding the request submitted by the residents of Chapman Court, Hilmar Street and Morse Street (between Chapman Court and Hilmar Street) that the City implement a “Resident Only” parking program on these streets due to non-neighborhood residents taking up parking spaces from the residents and other nuisance concerns.  The Director of Public Works/City Engineer reviewed his memo and the residents’ request.  He gave an electronic presentation showing a map of the area and reviewed the staff recommendation to note and file the request.  The Council noted the memo (03/26/13) submitted by the Executive Assistant to the Mayor and Council regarding correspondence received from March 22 to March 26, 2013.  A Council discussion followed and the Director of Public Works/City Engineer answered Council questions.  The following residents addressed the Council regarding the parking concerns in the area:  Margie Slivinske, Glenn Slivinske, Patti Long, Jonathan Fung (provided handout), Chris Lasserot, Debbie VanOveren, James Rowen, Katherine Walker, Darlene Stoops, Lisa Maldonado, Kevin Park, Patricia Wilder, Monica Mitchel, Valerie Pierce, Bob Long, Rick Stoops and Neil Solmer.  A Council discussion followed and the Director of Public Works/City Engineer and the City Manager answered Council questions. 

By Council consensus, the Council referred the item to the City Manager to provide time for staff to meet with the residents and address their concerns and explore additional parking for the businesses in the area and to return to Council.

 

 

MOTION was made by Davis, seconded and unanimously carried (Gillmor and Kolstad absent), that, per the Director of Finance’s memo (03/13/13), the Council adopt Resolution No. 13-8015 entitled “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY OF SANTA CLARA, CALIFORNIA, AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO EXECUTE AN AGREEMENT WITH THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA TO PARTICIPATE IN THE FRANCHISE TAX BOARD CITY BUSINESS TAX PROGRAM (SB 1146)” which authorizes the City Manager to execute an Agreement with the State of California to participate in the Franchise Tax Board City Business Tax Program (SB 1146).

 

 

 

     MOTION was made by Davis, seconded and unanimously carried (Gillmor and Kolstad absent), that, per the Public Communications Manager’s memo (03/13/13), the Council approve and authorize the publication of the May 2013 Mission City SCENES.

 

 

 

     MOTION was made by Davis, seconded and unanimously carried (Gillmor and Kolstad absent), that, per the Director of Parks and Recreation’s memo (03/11/13), the Council approve the revised as-needed Job Descriptions for Instructor-Lifeguard and Pool Manager.

 

 

 

     MOTION was made by Davis, seconded and unanimously carried (Gillmor and Kolstad absent), that, per the Director of Parks and Recreation’s memo (03/19/13), the Council accept the donation from the Kiwanis Club of Santa Clara Foundation in the amount of $200 to help support the 2013 Easter Egg Hunt at Central Park and authorize the transmitting of a letter of appreciation.

 

 

 

     MOTION was made by Davis, seconded and unanimously carried (Gillmor and Kolstad absent), that, per the Director of Parks and Recreation’s memo (03/19/13), the Council accept the donation from Frederick and Carrell Rankin in the amount of $100 to help support the Health and Wellness Program at the Senior Center and authorize the transmitting of a letter of appreciation.

 

 

 

     MOTION was made by Davis, seconded and unanimously carried (Gillmor and Kolstad absent), that, per the City Manager (03/14/13), the Council note and file the Departmental Activity Report for the month of January 2013.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

     The Mayor/Chairperson opened a Joint Meeting of the City Council and the City of Santa Clara Housing Authority and a MOTION was made by Davis, seconded and unanimously carried (Gillmor and Kolstad absent), that, per the Housing and Community Services Division Manager’s memo (03/14/13), the Council adopt the 2013 Federal Income Guideline Schedule applicable to the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program and Home Investment Partnerships Act Program (HOME), effective December 11, 2012 and the Housing Authority adopt the 2013 State Income Guideline Schedule applicable to the Affordable Housing Set-Aside Fund, effective February 25, 2013.

 

     MOTION was made by Davis, seconded and unanimously carried (Gillmor and Kolstad absent), that, per the Director of Finance’s memo (03/19/13), the Council accept the Monthly Financial Status Reports for January 2013.

 

     MOTION was made by Davis, seconded and unanimously carried (Gillmor and Kolstad absent), that, per the Housing and Community Services Division Manager’s memo (03/13/13), the Council set May 7, 2013 as the date of a public hearing to review and approve the City’s One Year Annual Plan for Program Year 2013-14 regarding the use of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and Home Investment Partnerships Act (HOME) Entitlement funds and authorize the publication of the Notice of the Public Hearing and Availability for Public Review of the Program Year 2013-14 Annual Plan and Final Statement of Objectives and Proposed Uses of CDBG and HOME Entitlement funds.

 

     MOTION was made by Davis, seconded and unanimously carried (Gillmor and Kolstad absent), that, per the Director of Electric Utility’s memo (03/19/13), the Council approve and authorize the City Manager to execute Amendment No. 1 to the Agreement for the Performance of Services with Dick Brown’s Technical Service in an amount not to exceed $300,000 for a total not to exceed amount of $450,000 to provide Department of Transportation Gas Pipeline Maintenance for the Donald Von Raesfeld (DVR) Power Plant.

 

     MOTION was made by Davis, seconded and unanimously carried (Gillmor and Kolstad absent), that, per the Director of Electric Utility’s memo (03/19/13), the Council approve and authorize the City Manager to execute the Agreement for the Performance of Services with American Power Systems, LLC in an amount not to exceed $250,000 to provide switchgear battery replacement at the Electric Department’s Generation and Substation Facilities.

 

 

 

     MOTION was made by Davis, seconded and unanimously carried (Gillmor and Kolstad absent), that, per the Director of Public Works/City Engineer’s memo (03/19/13), the Council approve and authorize the City Manager to execute the Agreement for Design Professional Services with Carollo Engineers, Inc. in an amount not to exceed $235,000 for the Sanitary Sewer Improvement Project – Phase II (Monroe Street, Chromite Drive, Machado Avenue and Nobili Avenue) and authorize the City Manager to make minor non-substantive modifications, if needed.

 

 

 

     MOTION was made by Davis, seconded and unanimously carried (Gillmor and Kolstad absent), that, per the Director of Electric Utility’s memo (03/05/13), the Council approve and authorize the City Manager to execute Amendment No. 1 to Call No. 12-2 for Professional Services with Consolidated Engineering Laboratories in an amount not to exceed $24,708.91, increasing the total not to exceed amount to $74,940.91, for additional material testing and construction inspection services at the Mission 60kV Extension project.

 

 

 

     MOTION was made by Davis, seconded and unanimously carried (Gillmor and Kolstad absent), that, per the Director of Electric Utility’s memo (03/05/13), the Council approve and authorize the City Manager to execute Call No. 13-1 for Professional Services with David J. Powers & Associates, Inc. in an amount not to exceed $62,035 to prepare an Initial Study in accordance with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) standards for the Serra Substation Reconductoring Project.

 

 

 

     MOTION was made by Davis, seconded and unanimously carried (Gillmor and Kolstad absent), that the Council note and file the following Informational Memos: City Auditor’s Annual Report – Fiscal Year 2011-12 (City Clerk/Auditor – 03/21/13) and Report of Proclamations Issued to Individuals with 30 or more Years of Service from December 15, 2012 to March 15, 2013:  Kevin Kyle (Acting Police Chief, Police Department) and Gene Guerrero (Electric Crew Foreperson, Electric Department).

 

 

 

     MOTION was made by Davis, seconded and unanimously carried (Gillmor and Kolstad absent), that, per the Director of Planning and Inspection’s memo (03/19/13), the Council approve, subject to conditions, the retroactive request submitted by Christine Alegado, Harbor Freight Tools, for a Special Permit for two years to allow outdoor sales events in the parking lot at 5241 Stevens Creek Boulevard on March 8-10, 2013, June 7-9, 2013 and October 11-13, 2013 (2014 dates to be determined) (PLN2013-09682).

 

 

 

     MOTION was made by Davis, seconded and unanimously carried (Gillmor and Kolstad absent, that, per the Director of Planning and Inspection’s memo (03/19/13), the Council approve, subject to conditions, the request submitted by Bob Bauer, Russell’s Furniture, for a Special Permit for two years to allow outdoor sales events in the parking lot at 2645 El Camino Real on May 23-28, 2013, August 29-September 3, 2013, May 22-27, 2014 and August 28-September 3, 2014 (PLN2013-09712).

 

 

 

     By Council consensus, referred the Special Permit process to the City Manager to review and streamline.

 

 

 

     PUBLIC HEARING:  The Mayor declared the Public Hearing open to consider the adoption of Resolutions 1) certifying the Environmental Impact Report (EIR) and adopting a Mitigation Monitoring and Reporting Program (MMRP) and 2) granting Architectural Review approval of the Santa Clara Town Centre Project located at 2000-2118 El Camino Real (CEQ2011-01128/SCH#2012032023, PLN2011-08990).  The Director of Planning and Inspection reviewed his memo (03/19/13) and gave an electronic presentation regarding the project.  He answered Council questions.  Alex Byer, project owner, addressed the Council with comments regarding the history of the project.  He introduced Charles Kahn, the project’s architect, who addressed the Council with an electronic presentation of the project and answered Council questions.  Bob Olson, Construction Manager, answered Council questions regarding the timeline of the project.  John Dues, Target Regional Development Manager, addressed the Council regarding the proposed development of the Target retail building on the site.  MOTION was made by Marsalli, seconded and unanimously carried (Gillmor and Kolstad absent), that the Council close the Public Hearing.  MOTION was then made by Marsalli, seconded and unanimously carried (Gillmor and Kolstad absent), that the Council adopt Resolution No. 13‑8018 entitled “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY OF SANTA CLARA, CALIFORNIA, CERTIFYING THE ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT REPORT, MAKING FINDINGS WITH RESPECT THERETO, AND ADOPTING A MITIGATION MONITORING AND REPORTING PROGRAM AND A STATEMENT OF OVERRIDING CONSIDERATIONS FOR THE SANTA CLARA TOWN CENTRE PROJECT LOCATED AT 2000-2118 EL CAMINO REAL, SANTA CLARA” which certifies the Environmental Impact Report (EIR) and adopts a Mitigation Monitoring and Reporting Program (MMRP) for the Santa Clara Town Centre Project and Resolution No. 13-8019 entitled “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY OF SANTA CLARA, CALIFORNIA, GRANTING ARCHITECTURAL REVIEW APPROVAL OF THE SANTA CLARA TOWN CENTRE PROJECT LOCATED AT 2000-2118 EL CAMINO REAL, SANTA CLARA” which grants Architectural Review approval, subject to conditions, for the Santa Clara Town Centre Project.

 

 

 

     PUBLIC HEARING:  The Mayor declared the Public Hearing open to consider the adoption of Resolutions 1) certifying the Environmental Impact Report (EIR) and adopting a Mitigation Monitoring and Reporting Program (MMRP) and 2) granting Architectural Review approval of the Bowers Office Development Project located at 3000 Bowers Avenue (CEQ2012-01147/SCH#2012062052, PLN2012-09162).  The Director of Planning and Inspection reviewed his revised memo (03/19/13) and gave an electronic presentation regarding the project.  He answered Council questions concerning increased traffic issues in the area due to the project.  Rich Truempler, project applicant and John Duquette, architect addressed the Council with an electronic presentation regarding the project.  Mr. Duquette answered Council questions.  MOTION was made by Mahan, seconded and unanimously carried (Gillmor and Kolstad absent), that the Council close the Public Hearing.  MOTION was then made by Mahan, seconded and unanimously carried (Gillmor and Kolstad absent), that the Council adopt Resolution No. 13‑8020 entitled “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY OF SANTA CLARA, CALIFORNIA, CERTIFYING THE ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT REPORT, MAKING FINDINGS WITH RESPECT THERETO, AND ADOPTING A MITIGATION MONITORING AND REPORTING PROGRAM FOR THE 3000 BOWERS AVENUE OFFICE DEVELOPMENT PROJECT LOCATED AT 3000 BOWERS AVENUE, SANTA CLARA” which certifies the Environmental Impact Report (EIR) and adopts a Mitigation Monitoring and Reporting Program (MMRP) for the Bowers Office Development Project located at 3000 Bowers Avenue and Resolution No. 13-8021 entitled “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY OF SANTA CLARA, CALIFORNIA, GRANTING ARCHITECTURAL REVIEW APPROVAL OF THE 3000 BOWERS AVENUE OFFICE DEVELOPMENT PROJECT LOCATED AT 3000 BOWERS AVENUE, SANTA CLARA” which grants Architectural Review approval, subject to conditions, for the Bowers Office Development Project located at 3000 Bowers Avenue. 

 

 

 

PUBLIC HEARING:  The Mayor declared the Public Hearing open to consider an Ordinance approving Amendment No. 1 to the Development Agreement with PR II Kiely Boulevard, LLC for the Gallery at Central Park Project located at 900 Kiely Boulevard to allow an in‑lieu payment to satisfy the required affordable housing obligation for Development Area Plan No. 1 (apartment units).  The City Manager informed the Council that, in an abundance of caution, he would recuse himself from this item due to a potential conflict of interest concerning his withdrawn application to rent an apartment from the project’s developer and he stepped down from the dais.  The Director of Planning and Inspection reviewed his memo (03/19/13) and answered Council questions.  Kevin Park addressed the Council with comments of concern regarding the number of proposed units, parking reduction, and the use of affordable housing funds.  The Director of Planning and Inspection and the City Attorney responded to Mr. Park’s questions.  MOTION was made by O’Neill, seconded and unanimously carried (Gillmor and Kolstad absent), that the Council close the Public Hearing.  MOTION was then made by Mahan, seconded and unanimously carried (Gillmor and Kolstad absent), that the Council pass to print Ordinance No. 1903 entitled “AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF SANTA CLARA, CALIFORNIA, APPROVING AN AMENDMENT TO THE DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF SANTA CLARA AND PR II KIELY BOULEVARD LLC FOR THE PROPERTY LOCATED AT 900 KIELY BOULEVARD, SANTA CLARA” which approves and authorizes the City Manager to execute Amendment No. 1 to the Development Agreement with PR II Kiely Boulevard, LLC to allow an in-lieu payment to satisfy the required affordable housing obligation for Development Area Plan No. 1 (apartment units) of the Gallery at Central Park Project located at 900 Kiely Boulevard and set April 9, 2013 for a Public Hearing for the final adoption of Ordinance No. 1903.

 

     The City Manager returned to the dais.

 

     MOTION was made by Mahan, seconded and unanimously carried (Gillmor and Kolstad absent), that, per the Director of Water and Sewer Utilities’ memo (03/18/13), the Council award the contract for the Northside Tanks Rehabilitation Project (WA 30124) to the lowest responsive and responsible bidder, Utility Service Company, Inc., in the amount of $1,698,000 and authorize the City Manager to execute contingencies up to 10% of the original contract price, or $169,800.

 

     MOTION was made by Davis, seconded and unanimously carried (Gillmor and Kolstad absent), that, per the recommendations contained in the Minutes of the Civil Service Commission for the meeting of March 11, 2013, the Council approve the Modified Job Specification for Office Specialist II and note and file the Minutes.

 

     The Council proceeded to consider the Director of Finance’s memo (03/20/13) regarding the City of Santa Clara Single Audit Report for the year ended June 30, 2012.  The Director of Finance answered Council questions.  A Council discussion followed.  MOTION was made by Mahan, seconded and unanimously carried (Gillmor and Kolstad absent), that the Council accept the City of Santa Clara Single Audit Report for the year ended June 30, 2012, prepared by the City’s independent auditor, Maze & Associates, as previously recommended by the Council Audit Committee.

 

     The Council proceeded to consider the Director of Finance’s Informational Memo (03/19/13) regarding the 2012-13 Operating Budget and Capital Improvement Project Budget Awards from the California Society of Municipal Finance Officers.  Council Member Davis commended the Finance Department for receiving the award.  MOTION was made by Mahan, seconded and unanimously carried (Gillmor and Kolstad absent), that the Council note and file the memo.

 

     Under Public Presentations:  James Rowen addressed the Council with comments of clarification regarding the Citizens Advisory Committee minutes process (provided handout).

 

 

 

     MOTION was made by Mahan, seconded and unanimously carried (Gillmor and Kolstad absent), that, per the Fire Chief (03/18/13), the Council approve the estimated revenue of $42,558.37 from the Santa Clara County Emergency Medical Services Agency (536-7861-55500-4088) and appropriations to the new Fire Department Capital Improvement Project (536-7861-80500-4088) to complete the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) System First Responder Projects.

 

 

 

     MOTION was made by Davis, seconded and unanimously carried (Gillmor and Kolstad absent), that, per the City Librarian (03/19/13), the Council accept the estimated revenue of $40,000 from the California State Library-Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) Award #40-8182 for the Santa Clara City Library’s Discover Santa Clara Project for the period of March 1, 2013 to August 31, 2013, Discover Santa Clara (112-1241-55580-(G)CSL10) and approve appropriation of the grant funds of $40,000 as follows:  a) $9,840 to Library, As Needed Salaries (112-1241-87020-(G)CSL10) for as-needed library staff services for implementing Discover Santa Clara; b) $2,700 to Library, Office Supplies (112-1241-87500-(G)CSL10) for supplies for the implementation of Discover Santa Clara; c) $6,100 to Library, Printing, Binding and Books (112-1241-87580-(G)CSL10) for resources to assist small business owners; d) $16,360 to Library, Contractual Services (112-1241-87870-(G)CSL10) for the services of the Project Coordinator and workshop presenters for small businesses and e) $5,000 to Library, Advertising and Community Promotion (112-1241-87710-(G)CSL10) for costs related to publicizing the services the library offers through Discover Santa Clara and approve unexpended appropriations to be re-appropriated each fiscal year over the life of the grant.

 

 

 

     MOTION was made by Mahan, seconded and unanimously carried (Gillmor and Kolstad absent), that the Council approve the Bills and Claims and Progress Payments.

 

 

 

     Council Member Davis announced the Triton Museum of Art “April in Paris Gala” on April 27, 2013, the “Mid-Summer Art Fair” on June 22, 2013 and the Photo Competition and Exhibition from April 16 to June 23, 2013.

 

 

 

     Council Member Marsalli announced the Easter Egg Hunt at Central Park on March 30, 2013.

 

 

 

     Mayor Matthews referenced his calendar Activity Report.

 

 

 

     The City Attorney reported that earlier in the evening the Council met for a Closed Session in the Council Conference Room for a Conference with Labor Negotiators pursuant to Government Code Section 54957.6; City designated representative: 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 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW), Local 1245; Unit #4 - City of Santa Clara Professional Engineers; Unit #5, 7 & 8 – City of Santa Clara Employees Association; Unit #6 - American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), Local 101; Unit #9 – Miscellaneous Unclassified Management Employees; Unit #9A - Unclassified Police Management Employees; Unit #9B - Unclassified Fire Management Employees; Unit #10 - Public Safety Non-Sworn Employees Association (PSNSEA) and that there was no reportable action; a Conference with Real Property Negotiator pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.8; Property: APN 104-43-054; Negotiating Party(ies): James Evans, Executive Vice President, Ontario Airport Hotel Corporation; City Negotiator: Julio J. Fuentes, City Manager (or designee); Under Negotiation:  Purchase/Sale/Exchange/Lease of Real Property (provisions, price and terms of payment) and that there was no reportable action; and the 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 and that there was no reportable action and Conference with Legal Counsel-Anticipated Litigation pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(a); Potential initiation of litigation:  1 potential case and that there was no reportable action.

 

 

 

     MOTION was made by Mahan, seconded and unanimously carried (Gillmor and Kolstad absent), that, per the City Attorney’s memo (03/22/13), the Council set April 9, 2013 at 5:30 pm for a Closed Session in the Council Conference Room for a Conference with Labor Negotiators, pursuant to Government Code Section 54957.6; City designated representative: 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 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW), Local 1245; Unit #4 - City of Santa Clara Professional Engineers; Unit #5, 7 & 8 – City of Santa Clara Employees Association; Unit #6 - American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), Local 101; Unit #9 – Miscellaneous Unclassified Management Employees; Unit #9A - Unclassified Police Management Employees; Unit #9B - Unclassified Fire Management Employees and Unit #10 - Public Safety Non-Sworn Employees Association (PSNSEA) and a Conference with Legal Counsel-Anticipated Litigation; pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(a), Potential initiation of litigation:  1 potential case.

 

 

 

    

 

 

 

 

 

     MOTION was made by Marsalli, seconded and unanimously carried (Gillmor and Kolstad absent), that, there being no further business, the meeting was adjourned at 9:22 pm in Memory of Mildred Uchytil (longtime Santa Clara resident and member of the Santa Clara All America City Team in 2001) to Tuesday evening, April 9, 2013 at 5:30 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.

 

 

 

 

 

 ATTEST:  ________________________

                     City Clerk

 

 

 

 

APPROVE: ________________________

                     Mayor