CITY OF SANTA CLARA

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CITY COUNCIL MEETING

 

AGENDA

A complete agenda packet with back-up reports is available at either City Library beginning Saturday before the Tuesday meeting or at the City Clerk's Office on weekdays.  A complete agenda packet is also available at the City Council meeting and on the City's website.

 

February 28, 2012

 

5:00 PM
Closed Session
Council Conference Room
Conference with Real Property Negotiator
Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.8
Property:  APN 104-43-030; APN: 104-3-051; APN: 104-43-052; APN: 104-42-014; and APN: 104-42-019
Negotiating Party(ies):  Santa Clara Stadium Authority 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)
and
Conference with Real Property Negotiator
Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.8
Property: APN: 097-05-097 and APN: 097-83-001
Negotiating Party(ies): Carlyle at Santa Clara, LLC and Bella Vista at Santa Clara, LLC
City Negotiator: Jennifer Sparacino, City Manager (or her designee)
Under Negotiation: Purchase/Sale/Exchange/Lease of Real Property
(provisions, price and terms of payment)
and
6:00 pm
Study Session
City Hall Council Chambers
In-depth Discussion of the Charter Review Committee
Recommendations related to City Elections

 

 

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 24, 2012.

 

B.

January 24, 2012 - Redevelopment Agency.

 

4.

CONTINUANCE/EXCEPTIONS:

 

5.

SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS:

 

A.

Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) staff presentation of the El Camino Real (ECR) Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Corridor Project Conceptual Engineering in the City of Santa Clara.

 

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.

Proposed San Francisco 49ers stadium

 

1.

Adoption of a Resolution approving a Ground Lease Agreement with the Santa Clara Stadium Authority for City-owned property to be developed for a professional football stadium.

2.

Approval of the Final Map Tract 10118 for the subdivision of the City-owned parcels to facilitate the 49ers Stadium project generally located at 4900 Centennial Boulevard; authorization to make minor modifications, if necessary; and authorization to record the Final Map with the County Recorder (APNs 104-43-001, 030, 047, 049 & 050 104-06-012, 013, 014, 017, 039, 040 & 085).

3.

Adoption of a Resolution authorizing the execution of Amendment No. 2 to the Lease Agreement with the Forty Niners, Limited and the execution of the First Amendment to the Reservation of Easement Rights Agreement which amends the legal description of the leased premises to conform to the legal description for the Training Facility parcel created pursuant to the Subdivision Map for the Stadium Project.

 


 

C.

Study Session for In-depth Discussion of the Charter Review Committee Recommendations related to City Elections

 

1.

Review of Charter Review Committee recommendations and City staff analysis as follows and take action to proceed with one or more of the options and/or direct the City Manager to conduct further research:
1) Revise the Charter to allow at-large elections;
2) Consider the proportional representation voting system by the end of the 2012 calendar year and possible implementation by 2014;
3) Create a program to encourage voter registration among minorities to address voter registration for the 2014 election and allocate funds to monitor the system by January 1, 2013; and
4) Address the "Barriers to the City Council Service" list (attached to the November 17, 2011 Charter Review Committee Minutes) with extreme regard to candidate recruitment.

 

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.

Direct the City Manager to implement the proceeding required by AB2514 to determine targets, if any, for energy storage systems.

2.

Approval for the use of City Electric forces for the installation of facilities at 2564 Tasman Drive.

3.

Acceptance of the Monthly Financial Status Reports for November 2011 as presented.

4.

Approval for the use of City Water Utility forces for the water main connection at Santa Clara Gateway, 5451-5455 Great America Parkway and Walgreens, 2120 El Camino Real.

5.

Adoption of a Resolution approving the Association of Bay Area Governments report "Taming Natural Disasters" as the City of Santa Clara's Local Hazard Mitigation Plan, subject to final review by the City Attorney's Office.

6.

Acceptance of a donation from Mark Ingram in memory of Thomas Ingram, in the amount of $350, to help support the Health and Wellness Program at the Senior Center and authorization to transmit a letter of appreciation.

7.

Acceptance of the Santa Clara Convention Center and Convention-Visitor's Bureau (SCCC-CVB) Activity Report for Fiscal Year 2011-12 Second Quarter, as submitted by the SCCC-CVB.


 

8.

Approval of the substitution of Steel Works, Inc. with Trans-Tex Fabricating Company, O'Brien Steel Erectors, Golden State Steel, Gerard Daniels Worldwide, Linden Steel and Construction, Inc., and Cable Moore, Inc. as the structural steel and miscellaneous metal Subcontractors for the Tasman Drive Parking Structure Project (CE 10-11-11).

9.

Adoption of a Resolution repealing Resolution No. 7275 which established a Disabled Parking zone on Normandy Way, in front of 1240 Normandy Way.

10.

Adoption of a Resolution establishing a No Stopping or Parking Zone at any time, on the west side of Monroe Street from a point 11 feet north of the north curb of Fremont Street to a point 47 feet north of the north curb of Fremont Street.

11.

Adoption of a Resolution establishing a No Stopping or Parking Zone at any time, on both sides of Cheeney Street from a point 20 feet south of the south curb of Esperanca Avenue to a point 45 feet south of the south curb of Esperanca Avenue and a No Stopping or Parking Zone at any time, on the west side of Esperanca Avenue from a point 78 feet north of the south curb of Esperanca Avenue to a point 88 feet north of the south curb of Esperanca Avenue.

 

B.

Agreements

 

C.

Reports for Information and Possible Action

 

1.

2011-12 Operating Budget and Capital Improvement Project Budget Awards from the California Society of Municipal Finance Officers (CSMFO).

 

D.

Minutes to Note and File

 

1.

Youth Commission - January 10, 2012.

 

E.

Routine Written Petitions for Approval

 

1.

John Hurley, St. Clare Parish & School - 725 Washington Street: Request for a Special Permit for two years to conduct a three-day Annual Community Festival to be held in the parking lot. Staff recommendation: Approval, subject to conditions (PLN2012-09036). 

2.

Laura Galvin, Shorenstein Realty Services - 3965 Freedom Circle: Request for a Special Permit for one year to allow a 9' by 105' foot temporary leasing banner to be mounted on the building parapet. Staff recommendation: Approval, subject to conditions (PLN2012-09047).

 


 

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 a Resolution denying the rezoning from R1-6L (Single-Family) to PD (Planned Development) for the property located at 1091 Fremont Street (PLN2010-08245).

 

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.

Informational Memo: Plans and Specifications prepared by City staff and Steinberg Architects for the Northside Branch Library project (CE 11-12-09).

 

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.

 

14.

REPORTS OF COUNCILORS AND SPECIAL COUNCIL COMMITTEES:

 

A.

Reports regarding conference attendance, if any.

 

15.

CITY MANAGER REPORTS:

 


 

16.

CLOSED SESSION MATTERS:

 

A.

City Attorney Reports:

 

B.

Set March 6, 2012 at 5:30 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 104-43-030; APN: 104-43-051; APN: 104-43-052; APN 104-42-014; and APN: 104-42-019; Negotiating Party(ies):  Santa Clara Stadium Authority 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).

 

17.

ADJOURNMENT:

 

A.

To Tuesday evening, March 6, 2012 at 7:00 pm for the regular scheduled meeting in the City Hall Council Chambers.