CITY OF SANTA CLARA

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CITY COUNCIL MEETING

 

AGENDA

 

 

February 22, 2011

 

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6:00 pm
Closed Session
Council Conference Room
Conference with Real Property Negotiator
pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.8
Property: APN 097-05-097 (23 acres on the northwest corner of Lick Mill Blvd and Hope Drive);

APN 097-83-001 (11 acres on the east side of Lick Mill Blvd at Hope Drive) and

APN 097-05-105 (10 acres on the west side of Lick Mill Blvd, 1,300 feet north of Hope Drive);

Negotiating Party(ies): The Shimon Ben Joseph Foundation (Interland);

City Negotiator: Jennifer Sparacino, City Manager (or her designee);

Under Negotiation: Purchase/Sale/Exchange/Lease of Real Property

(provisions, price and terms of payment).

 

 

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 INVOCATION PRAYER:

 

2.

ROLL CALL:

 

3.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES:

 

A.

January 25, 2011.

 

4.

CONTINUANCE/EXCEPTIONS:

 

 

 

 

 

5.

SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS:

 

A.

Presentation of proceeds from the Historic Preservation Society of Santa Clara and Old Quad Residents Association 2010 Historic Home Tour, in the amount of $4,568, for City-specific programs and authorization to transmit letters of appreciation.

 

B.

Announcement of "The Big Read", an initiative of the National Endowment of the Arts and presentation of a Plaque of Appreciation to The Beautiful Foundation for their donation, in the amount of $6,000, for the Library collection.

 

C.

Informational Memo: Review of the agenda for the Council Goal Setting Program scheduled for Saturday, March 12, 2011 from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm at the Santa Clara Convention Center, 5001 Great America Parkway.

 

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.

Pass to print an Ordinance adopting Amendment No. 23 to the Redevelopment Plan for the Bayshore North Project Area to eliminate the Debt Incurrence Time Limit (SB 211 Amendment) to allow the issuance of bonds in support of the construction of a professional football stadium or other City infrastructure improvements in the Bayshore North Project Area.

 

C.

Pass to print an Ordinance adopting Amendment No. 4 to the Redevelopment Plan for the University Project Area and pass to print an Ordinance adopting Amendment No. 24 to the Redevelopment Plan for the Bayshore North Project Area both of which extend the effectiveness of the respective Redevelopment Plans, extend the associated time to collect tax increment for repayment of debt resulting from the two Project Areas and allows for an additional year for the repayment of debts.

 

D.

Adoption of a Resolution approving the Public Improvements Grant and Cooperation Agreement for the construction of the North Bayshore Area Library Project and adoption of a Resolution approving a Public Improvements Grant and Cooperation Agreement for infrastructure improvements for the Bayshore North Redevelopment Project Area.

 

E.

Adoption of a Resolution approving a Public Improvements Grant and Cooperation Agreement for Infrastructure Improvements for the University Redevelopment Project Area.

 

 

 

 

F.

Adoption of a Resolution authorizing the execution of a Joint Exercise of Powers Agreement with the Redevelopment Agency to authorize the creation of the Santa Clara Stadium Authority.

 

G.

Adoption of a Resolution making certain findings related to a Cooperation Agreement to Assist a Publicly Owned Stadium between the Redevelopment Agency and the Santa Clara Stadium Authority.

 

H.

Adoption of a Resolution establishing a Housing Authority to help assure the protection and use of housing funds for the benefit of residents of Santa Clara.

 

I.

Approval to ratify the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Police Officers Association (POA) (Unit #2) and the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Unclassified Police Management Employees (Unit #9A) and apply any salary and fringe benefit changes to the elected position of Chief of Police, consistent with prior City Council action.

 

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 Santa Clara Convention Center and Convention-Visitor's Bureau (SCCC-CVB) Activity Report for Fiscal Year 2010-11 Second Quarter.

2.

Pass to print an Ordinance amending Section 1.15.010 (State Provisions - Applicability of Chapter) and Section 1.15.030 (Contents of Claim - Review of Sufficiency) of Chapter 1.15 (Claims Against the City) of Title 1 (General Provisions) of the City Code regarding procedures for processing claims filed against the City, its officers, employees and agents.

3.

Approval to take a position of support on Senate Bill 23/SBX1 2 by Senator Simitian; authorization (retroactively) to transmit a letter of support; and authorization to take follow-up actions as appropriate.

4.

Approval for the use of City Electric forces for the installation of facilities at 3105 Alfred Street and 2446 Robinson Avenue.

5.

Adoption of a Resolution authorizing the establishment of a Priority Development Area (PDA) designation under the FOCUS Program for the 2010-2035 General Plan designated El Camino Real Focus Area and Santa Clara Station Focus Area.


 

6.

Approval of the plans and specifications for the Homestead Road Traffic Signal Interconnect and Coordination Project; authorization to make minor modifications and authorization to advertise for bids (CE 10-11-06).

7.

Approval of the plans and specifications for Industrial 3A - Package 3 Recycled Water Pipeline Crossing at Central Expressway and US 101 Project; authorization to make minor modifications; and authorization to advertise for bids (WA 1829).

8.

Adoption of a Resolution authorizing and approving the issuance of City of Santa Clara Electric Revenue Refunding Bonds, Series 2011A, in an amount not to exceed $65 million; approving the form and authorizing the execution of an amended and restated Electric Revenue Bond Indenture and a First Supplemental Electric Revenue Bond Indenture pursuant to which such bonds are to be issued; approving the form of and authorizing certain documents in connection with the issuance, securing and sale of such bonds; and authorizing the execution of all necessary documents, in substantially similar form as presented, to complete the transaction.

9.

Approval of the Results and Goals for the Silicon Valley Power (SVP) Public Benefit Program through Fiscal Year 2009-10 and authorization to report this information to customers and others.

10.

Acceptance of the work performed by Sposeto Engineering, Inc. on the Removal of Barriers to the Physically Challenged Fiscal Year 2010-11 and authorization to record a Notice of Completion with the County Recorder (CE 10-11-09).

11.

Approval and authorization to publish the April 2011 Mission City SCENES.

12.

Note and file the Departmental Activity Report for the month of December 2010.

 

B.

Agreements

 

1.

Approval of an Agreement for the Performance of Services with ACCO Engineered Systems, in an amount not to exceed $100,000, to provide annual maintenance and repair to the air conditioning system at the Donald Von Raesfeld (DVR) Power Plant.

2.

Approval of Amendment No. 1 to Call No. 10-2 for Professional Services with Milton Security Group LLC, at no additional cost, to extend the term for Subscriber Management and WiFi Management for the Electric Department Marketing Division until December 31, 2011.

3.

Approval of Amendment No. 2 to the Electric Service Agreement with Owens Corning Sales LLC to retain sales of electricity to Owens Corning at a discounted rate.


 

4.

Approval of a Call Agreement with Soudi Consultants and Call No. 11-1 for Professional Services, in an amount not to exceed $19,500, for electric system protection studies and establishment of relay settings related to De La Cruz Junction Substation.

5.

Approval of Call No. 11-1 for Professional Services with NexLevel Information Technology, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $221,040, to provide consulting services to support program management for the Advanced Metering and Utility Communication Infrastructure Implementation Program.

6.

Approval of a Call Agreement for Engineering and Design Services with Electrical Consultants, Inc. and Call No. 11-1 for Professional Services, in an amount not to exceed $100,000, for miscellaneous engineering transmission line design and drafting services.  

7.

Approval of Amendment No. 1 to Call No. 10-1 for Professional Services with Consolidated Engineering Laboratories, at no additional cost to the City, to extend materials testing and construction inspection services for Kenneth Substation to December 31, 2011.

8.

Approval of Call No. 11-8 for Professional Services with Harris & Associates, in an amount not to exceed $50,000, for preparation of bid documents for various Electric Department projects.

9.

Approval of Call No. 11-9 for Professional Services with Harris & Associates, in an amount not to exceed $10,650, for preliminary civil design services for the Photovoltaic Demonstration Project.

 

C.

Reports for Information and Possible Action

 

1.

Report of Proclamations issued to individuals with 30 or more years of service: Carol Ragsdale (Santa Clara Unified School District), Harriett J. Robles (West Valley Mission Community College District), Larry Wilson (Santa Clara Water District), Donald Hale (Building Maintenance Division, Public Works Dept.), Darrell Mackie (Engineering Department), Robert List (Santa Clara Fire Department), Mary Cebrian (Finance Department), Douglas Abernethy (Street Department), Stephen Lodge (Santa Clara Police Department) and Terri Kolstad (Santa Clara Police Department).

2.

70th Annual Camellia Show.

 

D.

Minutes to Note and File

 

1.

Planning Commission - January 12, 2011.

 


 

E.

Routine Written Petitions for Approval

 

1.

Wilcox High School Chargerettes Drill Team: Request for Championship Team Funding, in the amount of $1,092 in matching funds, for travel to Anaheim, CA to compete in the USA Dance/Drill National Championship from March 24-27, 2011. Staff recommendation: Approval, subject to the execution of a Contribution Agreement with the Santa Clara Unified School District (SCUSD)/Wilcox High School Chargerettes Drill Team.

 

8.

BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS FOR ACTION:

 

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 transmit a letter to the Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board (JPB) opposing the proposed closure of Santa Clara Station and reduction in Caltrain service.

 

B.

Approval to monitor pending Federal legislation regarding the delay of proposed Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulation of carbon emissions and to continue to work with the American Public Power Association (APPA), Northern California Power Agency (NCPA) and the California Municipal Utilities Association in support of effective climate change legislation and regulations aimed at the reduction of green house gases.

 

12.

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.

 


 

13.

REPORTS OF COUNCILORS AND SPECIAL COUNCIL COMMITTEES:

 

A.

Reports regarding conference attendance, if any.

 

B.

Approval to appoint Council Member McLeod to serve as the representative on the Bay Area Water Supply and Conservation Agency (BAWSCA) and the San Francisco Bay Area Regional Water System Financing Authority (RFA) to continue the City's involvement in the planning and funding in the Hetch-Hetcy regional water supply system.

 

14.

CITY MANAGER REPORTS:

 

15.

CLOSED SESSION MATTERS:

 

A.

Set March 15, 2011 at 6:00 pm for a Closed Session in the Council Conference Room for a Conference with Real Property Negotiator pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.8; Property: APN 104-43-051, APN 104-43-052, APN 104-43-030, APN 104-42-014 and APN 104-42-019; Negotiating Party(ies): Cedar Fair and the San Francisco 49ers; City Negotiator: Jennifer Sparacino, City Manager (or her designee); Under Negotiation: Purchase/Sale/Exchange/Lease of Real Property (provisions, price and terms of payment).

 

16.

ADJOURNMENT:

 

A.

To Saturday, March 12, 2011 at 8:00 am for the Council Goal Setting Program at the Santa Clara Convention Center, 5001 Great America Parkway, and to Tuesday evening, March 15, 2011 at 7:00 pm for the regular scheduled meeting in the City Hall Council Chambers.