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.

 

 

August 26, 2014

 

 

6:00 pm
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
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)
[NO REPORTABLE ACTION]
and
Conference with Real Property Negotiator
Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.8
Property: APN 104-03-036, APN 104-03-038, APN 104-03-039, APN 104-03-040
Negotiating Party(ies): Kurt Wittek, Montana Property Group, LLC
City Negotiator: Julio J. Fuentes, City Manager (or designee)
Under Negotiation: Purchase/Sale/Exchange/Lease of
Real Property (provisions, price and terms of payment)
[NO REPORTABLE ACTION]
and

 


Conference with Legal Counsel - Existing Litigation
Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(a)
Weaver v. City of Santa Clara, et al., United States District Court, Northern District of California, San Jose Division Case No. CV12-06334PSG
[NO REPORTABLE ACTION]
and
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 Superior Court Case No. 34-2013-80001396
[NO REPORTABLE ACTION]
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(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
[NO REPORTABLE ACTION]

 

 

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:

 

 

Present: Council Members Davis, Gillmor, Kolstad, Mahan, Marsalli and O'Neill and Mayor Matthews.

 

3.

CONTINUANCE/EXCEPTIONS:

 

A.

The Public Hearing for the project located at 166 Saratoga Avenue has been continued to September 23, 2014 (PLN2013-10111 and CEQ2014-01169).

 

• ACTION:

Approved

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Planning

 

4.

SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS:

 

A.

Presentation of a proclamation declaring September as Adult Literacy Awareness Month.

 

 

 

 

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.)

 

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.

Acceptance of the Monthly Financial Status Reports for June 2014.

 

• ACTION:

Approved

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Finance

2.

Approval for the use of City Electric forces for the installation of facilities at 3333 Bowers Avenue; 3529 Stevens Creek Boulevard; and 3065 Bowers Avenue (at Central Expressway).

 

• ACTION:

Approved

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Electric

3.

Approval to set the revised City Council meeting dates for the 2015 calendar year.

 

• ACTION:

Approved

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

City Clerk

4.

Note and file the first monthly update of the Six-Month Strategic Objectives from July 1, 2014 through December 1, 2014 and set the next update for September 30, 2014.

 

• ACTION:

Noted and Filed

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

City Clerk

5.

Approval of the updated Housing Rehabilitation Program Procedural Manual used for administering the Neighborhood Conservation and Improvement Program (NCIP).

 

• ACTION:

Approved

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Housing and Comm Services Div.

 

B.

Agreements

 

1.

Approval of an Agreement for the Professional Services with GEI Consultants, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $554,148, to provide project management support for the Bucks Creek Project Relicensing.

 

• ACTION:

Approved

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Electric

2.

Approval of a Master Agreement for Professional Services with Questica, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $521,000, for installation and implementation of the new budget software and authorization to execute amendments not involving additional expenditures that may be required over the contract term, if necessary.

 

• ACTION:

Approved

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Finance

3.

Approval of Amendment No. 2 to the Professional Services Agreement with Keyser Marston Associates, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $51,000 for a total not to exceed amount of $100,000, for fiscal and economic services related to the Centennial Gateway Project.

 

• ACTION:

Approved

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

City Manager

 

C.

Reports for Information and Possible Action

 

D.

Minutes to Note and File

 

1.

Cultural Commission - June 2, 2014.

 

• 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.

Stevens Creek Office Project - 5409 Stevens Creek Boulevard
Adoption of a Resolution to approve the addendum to the Certified Environmental Impact Report (EIR); adoption of a Resolution approving an amendment to the Planned Development Zoning Plan, subject to conditions to add 54,900 square feet of office area to an approved 108,000 square foot office building and increasing building height from six floors to nine floors in Phase II construction of the 5403/5405 Stevens Creek Office Project; and adoption of a Resolution to approve a Tentative Parcel Map to subdivide the property into two separate parcels [CEQ204-10168/SCH# 2012022005, PLN2013-10186, PLN2014-10326].

 

• ACTION:

Denied

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Planning

 

 

B.

1593 Lexington Street
Adoption of a Resolution to uphold a Planning Commission action to deny a design review application to convert a basement into habitable living space and direct staff to work with the applicant on a revised design review application

 

• ACTION:

Continued

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Planning

 

8.

BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS FOR ACTION:

 

A.

Cultural Commission - Minutes of August 20, 2014: Request to note and file.
* Recommendation to send a proclamation and gift to Izumo, Japan to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the established Sister City relationship.

 

• ACTION:

Approved the Commission's recommendation and noted and filed the Minutes

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

City Clerk

 

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.

 

A.

Dr. Joe Hastings: General Comments

 

11.

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.

 

• ACTION:

Approved

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Finance

 

12.

REPORTS OF COUNCILORS AND SPECIAL COUNCIL COMMITTEES:

 

A.

Reports regarding conference attendance, if any.

 

1.

O’Neill: Reported on meetings she recently attended.

 

13.

CITY MANAGER REPORTS:

 

 

 

14.

CLOSED SESSION MATTERS:

 

A.

City Attorney Reports:

 

B.

Set September 23, 2014 at 6:00 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 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 and 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; and Unit #10 - PSNSEA (Public Safety Non-Sworn Employees Association) and 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.

 

• ACTION:

Approved

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

City Attorney

 

15.

ADJOURNMENT:

 

A.

To Tuesday evening, September 23, 2014 at 6:00 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.