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.

 

 

May 07, 2013

 

 

5:30 pm
Closed Session
Council Conference Room
Conference with Labor Negotiators
Pursuant to Government Code Section 54957.6
City designated representative: Julio 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
Units #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)
[NO REPORTABLE ACTION]
and
City Council/Governing Board of the Successor Agency to
the City of Santa Clara Redevelopment Agency
Conference with Legal Counsel-Anticipated Litigation
Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(a)
Potential initiation of litigation:  1 potential cases
[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:

 

A.

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

 

3.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES:

 

A.

April 9, 2013.

 

• ACTION:

Noted and Filed

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

City Clerk

 

4.

CONTINUANCE/EXCEPTIONS:

 

A.

Cancelation of the Public Hearing for final adoption of Ordinance No. 1906 approving Amendment No. 1 to the Development Agreement with Sobrato Development Companies No. 70 for the project located at 2200 Lawson Lane.

 

• ACTION:

Noted and Filed

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

City Clerk

 

B.

Continue to May 14, 2013 the Special Permit request to allow use of a vacant lot for temporary storage of new Hyundai vehicles for a two-year period at 2330 Monroe Street (PLN2013-09683).

 

• ACTION:

Continued to a future date.

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Planning

 

5.

SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS:

 

A.

Presentation of a donation by the Santa Clara Women's League for the Health and Wellness Program at the Santa Clara Senior Center.

 

• ACTION:

Accepted the donation

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Parks

 

B.

Joint City Council/Sports and Open Space Authority/Stadium Authority/ Housing Authority Study Session to review significant proposed Capital Improvement Projects for Fiscal Year 2013-14.

 

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.)

 

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.

Approval and authorization to publish the July 2013 Mission City SCENES.

 

• ACTION:

Approved

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

City Manager

2.

Approval of the use of City Electric forces for the installation of facilities at 2525 El Camino Real and 2550, 2600 and 2755 Great America Parkway.

 

• ACTION:

Approved address correction:  2525 El Camino Real and 2550, 2600 and 2755 Great America Way.

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Electric

3.

Acceptance of the Notice of Completion for Vista Solar, Inc. for the Santa Clara Solar Research Park, Contract 2397A and authorization to record the Notice of Completion with the County Recorder.

 

• ACTION:

Approved

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Electric

4.

Approval of the revised Job Description for Assistant Water and Sewer Superintendent.

 

• ACTION:

Approved

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Human Resources

5.

Reappointment of trustee/commissioners for term ending June 30, 2017; declaration of vacancies; and set dates for promotion of vacancies, deadline for the receipt of applications, interviews to fill the vacancies and a Special Order of Business for the recognition of outgoing commission/committee members.

 

• ACTION:

Approved

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

City Clerk

 

B.

Agreements

 

1.

Approval of an Agreement for the Performance of Services with Blossom Valley Construction, Inc. in the amount of $58,540 for removal and replacement of Agnew Park basketball court and replacement of adjacent sidewalks.

 

• ACTION:

Approved

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Parks

2.

Approval of Amendment No. 1 to the Agreement for the Performance of Services with HydroScience Engineers, Inc. in an amount not to exceed $42,500, for a total not to exceed amount of $88,120, to provide water and wastewater regulatory compliance consulting services.

 

• ACTION:

Approved

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Water

3.

Approval of Call No. 13-1 for Professional Services with JACO Environmental in an amount not to exceed $84,000 to continue the recycling of old and inefficient refrigerators and freezers for an additional year.

 

• ACTION:

Approved

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Electric

4.

Approval of Call No. 13-13 for Professional Services with Harris and Associates in an amount not to exceed $70,000 to provide insurance professional services to the Electric Department.

 

• ACTION:

Approved

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Electric

5.

Approval of Amendment No. 1 to Call No. 12-6 for Professional Services with Paragon Partners LTD in an amount not to exceed $190,543, for a total not to exceed $549,223, to allow for Fiber Optic Engineering Support to the Silicon Valley Power (SVP) Fiber Enterprise.

 

• ACTION:

Approved

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Electric

6.

Approval of Amendment No. 1 to Call No 12-3 for Professional Services with Paragon Partners LTD in an amount not to exceed $101,828, for a total not to exceed amount of $370,628, to allow for Fiber Optic Construction Support to the Silicon Valley Power (SVP) Fiber Enterprise.

 

• ACTION:

Approved

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Electric

 

C.

Reports for Information and Possible Action

 

1.

Settlement of Morin v. Tennyson Electric, Inc. (City of Santa Clara as Intervener), Santa Clara Superior Court Case No. 112CV227362.

 

• ACTION:

Noted and Filed

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

City Clerk

 

D.

Minutes to Note and File

 

1.

Neighborhood-University Relations Committee - March 11, 2013.

 

• ACTION:

Noted and Filed

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

City Clerk

2.

Parks and Recreation Commission - March 19, 2013.

 

• ACTION:

Noted and Filed

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

City Clerk

3.

Senior Advisory Commission - March 25, 2013.

 

• ACTION:

Noted and Filed

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

City Clerk

 

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.

Adoption of Ordinance No. 1904, including minor edits, which adds Chapter 8.55 ("Graffiti") of Title 8 ("Health and Safety") to "The Code of the City of Santa Clara, California" to combat and prevent graffiti.

 

• ACTION:

Adopted Ordinance No. 1904.

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

City Attorney

 

B.

Approval of the Program Year 2013 Annual Plan for the use of Federal Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program and the Home Investment Partnerships Program (HOME) funds (City Fiscal Year 2013-14).

 

• ACTION:

Approved

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Housing and Comm Services Div.

 

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 Design Professional Services with Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc. in an amount not to exceed $56,500 for the Tasman Drive Traffic Study Project.

 

• ACTION:

Approved

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Public Works

 

B.

Invitation from Sister City Coimbra, Portugal to appoint two City delegates to attend the Coimbra/Sister Cities International meeting on June 12-15, 2013.

 

• ACTION:

Referred to the City Manager

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

City Manager

 

C.

Approval of a purchase order with Motorola Solutions for the purchase of radio equipment in an amount not to exceed $2,988,000, to be funded from the Fiscal Year 2013-14 proposed budget in the amount of $2,428,000 and from the Stadium Authority Fiscal Year 2012-13 budget in the amount of $560,000.

 

• ACTION:

Approved

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Chief of Police

 

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.

 

• ACTION:

Approved

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Finance

 

14.

REPORTS OF COUNCILORS AND SPECIAL COUNCIL COMMITTEES:

 

A.

Reports regarding conference attendance, if any.

 

B.

Council Member Gillmor:  Congratulated Santa Clara Sporting Club for winning 8 State Cup Championship Titles at the recent Northern California Soccer Finals, including the Under 7 Boys Team for winning 5 consecutive years and for representing California at the Regional Championship in Hawaii on June 15, 2013.

 

C.

Mayor Matthews:  1) Attended recent dedication of the Santa Clara University Solar Decathlon House event; 2) Reported on Infoblox's grand opening in Santa Clara; 3) Reported on the Santa Clara Elk’s Lodge presentation of Scholarship Awards to extraordinary students; 4) Attended the recent ribbon cutting event for rededication of the Santa Clara UPS Store; 5) Highlighted Kaiser Permanente's "Stroke Awareness Month" event.

 

15.

CITY MANAGER REPORTS:

 

16.

CLOSED SESSION MATTERS:

 

A.

City Attorney Reports:

 

B.

Set May 14, 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 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; Units #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 a Conference with Legal Counsel-Anticipated Litigation pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(a), Potential initiation of litigation:  1 potential case.

 

• ACTION:

Approved

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

City Attorney

 

17.

ADJOURNMENT:

 

A.

In Memory of Vivienne J. Bersik (mother of retired Community Service Officer Barbara Crump) and Carol Sellers, Jr. (father of Santa Clara Police Chief Mike Sellers) to Tuesday evening, May 14, 2013 at 5:30 pm for a Closed Session in the Council Conference Room and 7:00 pm for the regular scheduled meeting in the City Hall Council Chambers.