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.

 

 

January 20, 2015

 

 

5:00 PM
Development Study Session
Council Chambers
Location: 1480 Main Street (APN 269-05-107)
Applicant/Owner: Mehdi Shahmirza
Project: Camino Main Place
Request: Proposal for a 2-story mixed use project consisting of 1,000 square feet of ground floor commercial space and 12 apartments on a 0.34-acre site at the southwest corner of Main Street and El Camino Real
and
Location: 3201 Scott Boulevard (APN: 216-45-022, 023, 024, 216-29-053, 216-46-003)
Applicant/Owner: The Irvine Company
Project: Santa Clara Square
Request: Proposal to develop a high density residential component on a portion of the housing area contemplated in Phase III (2025) of the General Plan on approximately 30.8 acres

6:00 PM
Closed Session
Council Conference Room
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 - 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)
[Approved 6-0 a Successor MOU with Police Management, Unit 9A to a 2-year

term from December 2014 to December 2016]

and

 

 


Conference with Real Property Negotiator
Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.8
Property: 90 N. Winchester Blvd., APN 303-17-047 through 049
Negotiating Party(ies): Priscilla Haynes, Santa Clara Methodist Retirement Foundation, Inc.
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 Real Property Negotiator
Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.8
Property: APN 104-03-036
Negotiating Party(ies): David Ebrahimi, D.E. Restaurants, Inc. and D.E. II Restaurants, Inc.
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(d)(1)
D.E. Restaurant, Inc., et al. v. City of Santa Clara, et al.
Santa Clara County Superior Court Case No. 114CV264438
[NO REPORTABLE ACTION]
and
Conference with Legal Counsel - Existing Litigation
Pursuant to Government Code 54956.9(d)(1)
Citizens for Responsible Development, an unincorporated association, and Tim Parker v. City of Santa Clara, et al.,
Santa Clara County Superior Court Case No. 115CV275522
[NO REPORTABLE ACTION]
and
Conference with Legal Counsel - Existing Litigation
Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(d)(1)
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]
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(d)(1)
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:

 

A.

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

 

3.

CONTINUANCE/EXCEPTIONS:

 

A.

The Public Hearing for the project located at 930 Bellomy Street has been continued to the February 24, 2015 Council meeting (PLN2014-10474).

 

• ACTION:

Approved

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Planning

 

4.

SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS:

 

A.

Presentation of the 29th Annual Holiday Decorations Awards.

 

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.)

 

B.

Update on the Marketing Committee's recommendation for a new tagline and creative design development and to seek feedback on the progress to date.

 

C.

Selection of an aluminum LED decorative streetlight for the El Camino Real Street Lighting Improvement Project and direct the procurement of the streetlights and accessories from the Capital Improvement Project 2873 - El Camino Real Street Lighting Improvement Project (CIP 2873).

 

• ACTION:

Approved Option 1

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Public Works

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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.

Note and file the Outstanding Debt Schedule as of December 31, 2014 for the City of Santa Clara, its Agencies and Corporations, including the City's share of various Joint Power Agency debt.

 

• ACTION:

Noted and Filed

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

City Clerk

2.

Pass to print an Ordinance amending Section 8.35.020 (Definitions) of Chapter 8.35 (Smoking and Tobacco Regulations) of Title 8 (Health and Safety) of the City Code to prohibit electronic cigarettes in the same manner as other regulated means of smoking.

 

• ACTION:

Passed to print Ordinance No. 1938.

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

City Attorney

3.

Acceptance of the public improvements performed by Top Grade Construction for Site 7070, EP 13029 located at 900 Kiely Boulevard (APN 290-26-022 and 030 through 042) and authorization to record a Notice of Completion.

 

• ACTION:

Approved

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Public Works

4.

Approval of the Annual Investment Policy for the City of Santa Clara, its agencies and corporations.

 

• ACTION:

Approved

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Finance

5.

Acceptance of the Triton Museum of Art Semi-Annual Acquisition Report for the period of July 1, 2014 through December 31, 2014.

 

• ACTION:

Approved

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

City Manager

6.

Acceptance of the Monthly Financial Status Reports for November 2014.

 

• ACTION:

Approved

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Finance

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

7.

Set April 21 as a Public Hearing to consider the approval of the Municipal Fee Schedule; May 19 as a Joint Study Session to review the proposed Fiscal Year 2015-16 Capital Improvement Project Budget and proposed Fiscal Year 2015-16 Operating Budget; and June 16 as a Public Hearing to consider the approval of the Fiscal Year 2015-16 Annual Budgets, including Successor Agency to the Redevelopment Agency, Stadium Authority, Sports and Open Space Authority, Housing Authority, Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and Federal Home Program.

 

• ACTION:

Approved

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Finance

8.

Note and file the Departmental Activity Report for the month of October 2014.

 

• ACTION:

Noted and Filed

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

City Clerk

 

B.

Agreements

 

1.

Approval of an Agreement for the Performance of Services with Cintas Corporation, in the amount of $77,010.18 per fiscal year and in a total not to exceed amount of $303,633, for the rental and laundering of uniforms for specific employees in Unit #6 - American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), and Units #5, 7 & 8 - Employees Association (EA) and authorization to execute Change Orders up to 10% of the contract price.

 

• ACTION:

Approved

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Human Resources

2.

Approval of Amendment No. 1 to the Agreement for the Performance of Services with Red Peak Group, in the amount of $75,000 for a total not to exceed amount of $170,000, for branding and marketing services.

 

• ACTION:

Approved

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

City Manager

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3.

Approval of an Agreement for the Performance of Services with Tennyson Electric Inc., in an amount not to exceed $89,517, for the Electric Improvement Project; an Agreement for the Performance of Services with Colebank Construction, in an amount not to exceed $68,200, for the Irrigation Booster Pump Installation and Directional Bore Project; an Agreement for the Performance of Services with Mike Davis Landscape, in an amount not to exceed $211,320, for the Hardscape Improvement Project; and an Agreement for the Performance of Services with Mike Davis Landscape Services, in an amount not to exceed $534,266.07, for the Landscape Improvement Project, all related to the El Camino Real/Lawrence Expressway On/Off Ramp Embankment Landscape Improvement Project.

 

• ACTION:

Approved

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Public Works

 

C.

Reports for Information and Possible Action

 

D.

Minutes to Note and File

 

E.

Routine Written Petitions for Approval

 

1.

Buscher Middle School Music Association: Request for Championship Team Funds, in the amount of $10,000, to perform at Disneyland and California Adventure Park in Anaheim, California, May 9-12, 2015 and authorization to execute the Contribution Agreement with Buchser Middle School Music Association. Staff recommendation: Approval.

 

• ACTION:

Approved

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Planning

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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.

Gateway Village Development Project:
Adoption of a Resolution certifying the Final Environmental Impact Report (EIR) and adopting a Statement of Overriding Considerations and the Mitigation Monitoring and Reporting Program (MMRP) and adoption of a Resolution approving a rezone from Community Commercial (CC) to Planned Development (PD), subject to conditions, to approve the mixed use project consisting of 476 apartments and up to 87,100 square feet of retail space, with associated parking, landscaping, and site improvements in conjunction with the demolition of the existing retail structures at 3610 and 3640 El Camino Real (PLN2012-09540 and CEQ2012-01149).

 

• ACTION:

Continued

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Planning

 

B.

Adoption of a Resolution ordering the abatement of a nuisance consisting of growing weeds in the City of Santa Clara.

 

• ACTION:

Adopted Resolution No. 15-8200.

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Fire Chief

 

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.

 

A.

Keith Stattenfield with announcement for Love Our Library Lallapalooza fundraiser event scheduled for Saturday, February 7th, 2015 from 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm.

 

B.

Sudhanshu Jain with comments of concern about the Climate Change.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

11.

REPORTS FOR COUNCIL ACTION:

 

A.

Approval of travel to Glendale, Arizona for the Visiting Public Safety Officials Program and various other Super Bowl XLIX related meetings over the period between January 26 through February 2, 2015; acceptance of reimbursement, in the amount of $42,316 from the SF Super Bowl Host Committee and reimbursement, in the amount of $9,950 from the Santa Clara Stadium Authority; and approval of appropriations, in the amount of $52,266. 

 

• ACTION:

Approved

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

City Manager

 

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.

 

• ACTION:

Approved

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Finance

 

13.

REPORTS OF COUNCILORS AND SPECIAL COUNCIL COMMITTEES:

 

A.

Reports regarding conference attendance, if any.

 

14.

CITY MANAGER REPORTS:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

15.

CLOSED SESSION MATTERS:

 

A.

City Attorney Reports:

 

B.

Set February 10, 2015 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 & 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) and Conference with Legal Counsel-Existing Litigation pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(d)(1); 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

 

16.

ADJOURNMENT:

 

A.

In Memory of Mary Gloria Sanchez, (mother of deceased, retired City employee Tony Sanchez), to Tuesday evening, February 10, 2015 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.