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.

 

 

February 12, 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
Unit #6 - American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), Local 101
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
Conference with Real Property Negotiator
Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.8
Property:  APN 104-43-030; APN 104-42-019; APN 104-55-017; APN 104-55-016; APN 104-43-052;
APN 104-43-051; APN 104-43-004; APN 104-42-014; APN 104-43-049;
Negotiating Party(ies):  Roger Goodell, Commissioner (or his designee),
National Football League, a not-for-profit trade association under Section 501(c)(6) of the Internal Revenue Code;
City Negotiator: Julio Fuentes, City Manager (or his designee)
Under Negotiation:  Purchase/Sale/Exchange/Lease of Real Property
(provisions, price and terms of payment)

[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 case

[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:

 

4.

SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS:

 

A.

Presentation of 2012 Historic Home Tour proceeds in the amount of $8,865 by the Historic Preservation Society of Santa Clara and the Old Quad Residents Association for City-specific programs.

 

• ACTION:

Approved

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

City Manager

 

B.

Promotion of International Exchange Commission vacancies and set March 20, 2013 as the deadline for the receipt of applications, with interviews to be held on March 26, 2013 at 6:00 pm.

 

• ACTION:

Referred to the Council Goal Setting process.

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

City Manager

 

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.

Approval to set the salary for newly-hired lateral Police Officer Nicholas Bronte at Step 2, Salary B, Grade 31.

 

• ACTION:

Approved

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Chief of Police

2.

Approval to set the salary for Journey Lineworker David Johns at Step 4 (Schedule D1-32).

 

• ACTION:

Approved

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Electric

3.

Set February 26, 2013 for a public hearing to consider the Appeal submitted by Deborah Costa of the Planning Commission's action on the project located at 3499 The Alameda (PLN2012-09176).

 

• ACTION:

Approved

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Planning

4.

Approval of the use of City Electric forces for the installation of facilities at 2140 El Camino Real and 2929 Mission College Boulevard.

 

• ACTION:

Approved

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Electric

5.

Approval of a $34,050 increase in funding for the Homestead Road/Kiely Boulevard Traffic Signal Interconnect and Coordination Project (CE 11-12-02) and the total for City Manager change order approval from 10% ($118,868) to 12.9% ($152,918).

 

• ACTION:

Approved

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Electric

 

 

Dir. Public Works

 

B.

Agreements

 

1.

Approval of Service Order No. 4 for Design Professional Services with Schaaf & Wheeler Consulting Civil Engineers in an amount not to exceed $26,820 to provide bid and construction services for the Well Destruction Project (WA 30147).

 

• ACTION:

Approved

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Water

2.

Approval of an Agreement and Covenant Running with the Land with Coresite Coronado Stender, LLC to defer the installation of City standard sidewalk along the frontage of 2900 Coronado Drive and authorization to record the Agreement (APN 216-46-020; SC 18,598).

 

• ACTION:

Approved

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Public Works

3.

Approval of Call No. 13-4 for Professional Services with Harris and Associates in an amount not to exceed $105,950 for onsite representative, project management and Geographical Information System (GIS) services for the Mission 60kV Extension Project.

 

• ACTION:

Approved

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Electric

4.

Approval of Call No. 13-1 for Professional Services with Paragon Partners Ltd. in an amount not to exceed $75,000 for Electric Department Field Administration Maintenance Services.

 

• ACTION:

Approved

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Electric

5.

Approval of Call No. 13-1 for Professional Services with Harris and Associates in an amount not to exceed $38,400 for onsite representative, project management and Geographical Information System (GIS) services for the De La Cruz Junction Railroad Crossing and Kenneth Substation Force Main Project.

 

• ACTION:

Approved

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Electric

6.

Approval of Call No. 13-2 for Professional Services with Harris and Associates in an amount not to exceed $101,810 for overall program and project management services for the Electric Engineering Division.

 

• ACTION:

Approved

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Electric

7.

Approval of Service Order No. 5 for Design Professional Services with GHD Inc. in an amount not to exceed $26,688 to provide mitigation and monitoring services for burrowing owl activities at the Northside Tanks site.

 

• ACTION:

Approved

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Water

8.

Approval of an Agreement for the Performance of Services with Pump Repair Service Company in an amount not to exceed $250,000 to perform routine inspection and maintenance and non-routine repairs to storm pump station equipment.

 

• ACTION:

Approved

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Streets

9.

Approval of an Agreement and Covenant Running with the Land with Silicon Valley CA-I, LLC to defer the installation of City standard sidewalk along the frontage of 3393 Octavius Drive and authorization to record the Agreement (APN 216-45-025; SC 18,590).

 

• ACTION:

Approved

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Public Works

10.

Approval of Call No. 13-3 for Professional Services with Harris and Associates in an amount not to exceed $108,825 for onsite representative, project management and Geographical Information System (GIS) services for the Tasman Demolition Project.

 

• ACTION:

Approved

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Electric

11.

Approval of an Agreement for the Performance of Services with Precision Iceblast Corporation in an amount not to exceed $200,000 over the three year term to provide maintenance, repair and cleaning for the Heat Recovery Steam Generator (HRSG) at the Donald Von Raesfeld (DVR) Power Plant.

 

• ACTION:

Approved

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Electric

12.

Approval of Call No. 13-5 for Professional Services with Harris and Associates in an amount not to exceed $31,575 for onsite representative, project management and Geographical Information System (GIS) services for the Mission Water Main Extension Project.

 

• ACTION:

Approved

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Electric

13.

Approval of Call No. 13-6 for Professional Services with Harris and Associates in an amount not to exceed $159,675 for onsite representative, project management and Geographical Information System (GIS) services for the Mission Substation Project.

 

• ACTION:

Approved

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Electric

 

C.

Reports for Information and Possible Action

 

1.

72nd Annual Camellia Show - February 23-24, 2013 at the Community Recreation Center.

 

• ACTION:

Noted and Filed

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

City Clerk

 

D.

Minutes to Note and File

 

1.

Senior Advisory Commission - November 26, 2012.

 

• 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.

Project Located at 4306 Fillmore Street:  Adoption of a Resolution approving the rezoning from Single Family (R1-6L) to Planned Development (PD), subject to conditions and approval of a Tentative Parcel Map to subdivide the site into two parcels, subject to conditions [PLN2012-09360 and PLN2012-09379].

 

• ACTION:

Adopted Resolution No. 13-7999 and Resolution No. 13-8000.

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Planning

 

B.

Approval of the Monitoring Well Encroachment Agreement with Stantec Consulting Services to construct and maintain three groundwater monitoring wells within the public right-of-way along Bellomy Street across from 2665 The Alameda (APN 230-12-012; S.C. 18,599).

 

• ACTION:

Approved

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Public Works

 

C.

Request to continue to March 12, 2013 the Public Hearing for the rezoning of the property located at 1079 Alviso Street from Downtown Commercial (CD) to Planned Development (PD) (PLN2012-09486).

 

• ACTION:

Approved

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Planning

 

D.

Request to continue to February 26, 2013 the Public Hearing for the Fiscal Year 2013-14 Annual Plan for the Use of Federal Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and Home Investment Partnerships Act (HOME) Entitlement Funds.

 

• ACTION:

Approved

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Planning

 

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.

Maureen Jones:  Concerns regarding water fluoridation.

 

B.

James Rowen:  Welcomed City Manager Julio Fuentes to Santa Clara and made comments regarding diabetes testing.

 

11.

REPORTS FOR COUNCIL ACTION:

 

A.

Approval of an appropriation increase for Water Utility Capital Fund 592, Services and Development Improvements Project 7006, in the amount of $150,000 funded by newly identified development fee revenue not included in the Fiscal Year 2012-13 adopted budget.

 

• ACTION:

Approved

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Water

 

B.

Acceptance and approval to appropriate a Donation in the amount of $275 from the Korean-American Chamber of Commerce and the San Jose Pioneer Lions Club for the Fire Department's Smoke Detector Replacement Program.

 

• ACTION:

Approved

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Fire Chief

 

C.

Approval to transfer the remaining $704,010.92 of Proposition 1B funding to a new Capital Improvement Project for various City-wide traffic improvements and of estimated revenue interest income in the amount of $8,000.

 

• ACTION:

Approved

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Public Works

 

D.

Approval of estimated revenue and appropriations in the amount of $10,000 from the City of Milpitas for recruit firefighters' participation in the Joint Firefighter Academy hosted by the City.

 

• ACTION:

Approved

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Fire Chief

 

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.

Mayor Matthews:  Welcomed City Manager Julio Fuentes on behalf of the Council and the community of Santa Clara.

 

B.

Council Member Davis:  Announced the Triton Museum of Art exhibition "Echoes of Islam".

 

C.

Council Member Mahan:  Announced the upcoming Annual Camellia Show at the Community Recreation Center.

 

14.

CITY MANAGER REPORTS:

 

A.

City Manager Julio Fuentes acknowledged welcoming remarks and expressed appreciation for the City and the community of Santa Clara.

 

15.

CLOSED SESSION MATTERS:

 

A.

City Attorney Reports:

 

B.

Set February 26, 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; Unit #6 - American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), Local 101; 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 Real Property Negotiator pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.8; Property:  APN 104-43-030; APN 104-42-019; APN 104-55-017; APN 104-55-016; APN 104-43-052; APN 104-43-051; APN 104-43-004; APN 104-42-014; APN 104-43-049; Negotiating Party(ies):  Roger Goodell, Commissioner (or his designee), National Football League, a not-for-profit trade association under Section 501(c)(6) of the Internal Revenue Code; City Negotiator:  Julio Fuentes, City Manager (or his designee); Under Negotiation:  Purchase/Sale/Exchange/Lease of Real Property (provisions, price and terms of payment) and 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

 

16.

ADJOURNMENT:

 

A.

In Memory of Gilbert "Sonny" Metzgar (longtime Santa Clara resident and husband of retired City employee Eleanor Metzgar) and Foster Steven Lopes (longtime Santa Clara resident, former Senior Advisory Commissioner, served on City committees and teacher for Santa Clara Unified School District) to Tuesday evening, February 26, 2013 at 5:30 pm for a Closed Session and 7:00 pm for the regular scheduled meeting in the City Hall Council Chambers.