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 16, 2010

 

 

6:00 pm
Closed Session
Council Conference Room

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)
[NO REPORTABLE ACTION]
and
Conference with Legal Counsel
(Existing Litigation)
Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(a)
Cedar Fair, L.P. v. City of Santa Clara, et al.
Santa Clara County Superior Court No. 109CV158836
[NO REPORTABLE ACTION]
and
Conference with Legal Counsel
(Existing Litigation)
Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(a)
Douglas Carter and Angel's Care Collective v. City of Santa Clara
Santa Clara County Superior Court No. 110CV163336
[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 INVOCATION PRAYER:

 

2.

ROLL CALL:

 

A.

Council Members present: Kennedy, Kornder, Matthews, McLeod and Moore and Mayor Mahan. Council Members absent: Caserta (excused).

 

3.

CONTINUANCE/EXCEPTIONS:

 

4.

SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS:

 

A.

Acceptance of a donation from the Historic Preservation Society and Old Quad Residents Association from the 2009 Historic Home Tour, in the amount of $3,850, for City-specific programs and authorization to transmit letters of appreciation.

 

• ACTION:

Approved

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Senior Staff Aide

 

B.

Informational presentation by representatives of the California High Speed Rail Authority (CHSRA) regarding the California High Speed Train Project.

 

• ACTION:

Noted and Filed

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

City Clerk

 

 

Dir. Planning

 

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.

Adoption of a Resolution opposing Proposition 16, the "New Two-Thirds Vote Requirement of Local Public Electricity Providers," California State Ballot Petition 09-0015 and authorization to submit copies of the Resolution on request.

 

• ACTION:

Adopted Resolution No. 10-7699.

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Electric

 


 

2.

Approval to appoint Thomas Granvold, Megan Olson and Dale Schouten to the Bicycle Advisory Committee to serve three year terms ending December 31, 2012.

 

• ACTION:

Approved

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Public Works

3.

Approval of the Energy Efficiency and Renewable Results and Goals for the Silicon Valley Power Public Benefits Program for Fiscal Year 2008-09 and authorization to report the information to customers and others.

 

• ACTION:

Approved

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Electric

4.

Approval and authorization to publish the April 2010 Mission City SCENES.

 

• ACTION:

Approved

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Senior Staff Aide

5.

Acceptance of a donation from the Santa Clara Sporting Club, in the amount of $1,000, to help support the Wade Brummal Youth Sports Scholarship/Grant Program and authorization to transmit a letter of appreciation.

 

• ACTION:

Approved

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Parks

6.

Approval of the List of Designated Positions, including Disclosure Categories, which lists those positions that require the incumbents to file Conflict of Interest Statements, Form 700.

 

• ACTION:

Approved

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Human Resources

City Attorney

7.

Approval to extend Chad Wozniak's, Electric Division Manager, Leave of Absence to July 5, 2010.

 

• ACTION:

Approved

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Human Resources

8.

Adoption of a Resolution establishing No Stopping, Standing, or Parking at Any Time zone on the north side of Lafayette Alley, east of Lafayette Street.

 

• ACTION:

Referred to the City Manager.

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

City Manager

 

 

Dir. Public Works

9.

Set March 9, 2010 for a Public Hearing to consider adoption of the Resolution to join the CaliforniaFIRST program and authorization to publish the Notice of Public Hearing.

 

• ACTION:

Approved

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Electric

 


 

B.

Agreements

 

1.

Approval of Call No. 10-1, Call No. 10-2, and Call No. 10-3 for Professional Services with Harris & Associates, in a total not to exceed amount of $794,600, for project management and construction on-site representative services at Palm, Kenneth, Uranium, and Walsh Substations and the Mission 60kV extension.

 

• ACTION:

Approved

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Electric

2.

Approval of Amendment No. 1 to the Agreement for Services with Osmose Utilities Services, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $51,765, for pole inspection, customer-to-transformer linkage survey and installation of protective coverings on equipment ground wires.

 

• ACTION:

Approved

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Electric

3.

Approval of Call No. 10-1 for Professional Services with Tetra Tech EM, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $24,102, for verification of 2008 Greenhouse Gas Inventory.

 

• ACTION:

Approved

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Electric

 

C.

Reports for Information and Possible Action

 

1.

Library Journal Index of Public Library Service names Santa Clara City Library as a "Star Library".

 

• ACTION:

Noted and Filed

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

City Clerk

2.

69th Annual Camellia Show - February 20-21, 2010 at the Community Recreation Center, 969 Kiely Boulevard.

 

• ACTION:

Noted and Filed

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

City Clerk

3.

Special Municipal Election June 8, 2010 General Information Packet.

 

• ACTION:

Noted and Filed

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

City Clerk

 

D.

Minutes to Note and File

 

1.

International Exchange Commission - February 2, 2010.

 

• ACTION:

Noted and Filed

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

City Clerk

2.

Planning Commission - January 13, 2010.

 

• 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.

Chol Chong, representing San Jose Korean Presbyterian Church, 3028 and 3001 Oakmead Village Drive: Request to reconsider Council's action of January 12, 2010 adopting Resolution No. 10-7690 which denies the applicant's request for a Conditional Use Permit to allow the use of an existing industrial building for a place of assembly. Staff recommendation: Uphold Council's action to deny the Conditional Use Permit (PLN2009-07682).

 

• ACTION:

Continued to the March 9, 2010 Council meeting.

 

• 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.

Sahar Taghvali: Comments regarding American Cancer Society Relay for Life.

 

B.

Deborah Bress: Comments regarding proposed San Francisco 49ers stadium.

 

11.

REPORTS FOR COUNCIL ACTION:

 

A.

Approval of the Sixth Amendment to the Master Contract with the County of Santa Clara for the Senior Center Nutrition Program Fiscal Year 2009-10, in the amount of $2,113 for a total contract amount of $123,013, to provide additional senior nutrition congregate meals and approval and appropriation of funds to the Senior Nutrition Program budget.

 

• ACTION:

Approved

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Parks

 


 

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.

 

B.

Mayor Mahan: Comments regarding the 69th Annual Camellia Show.

 

14.

CITY MANAGER REPORTS:

 

15.

CLOSED SESSION MATTERS:

 

A.

Set March 9, 2010 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) and Conference with Legal Counsel (Existing Litigation) Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(a) Cedar Fair, L.P. v. City of Santa Clara, et al. Santa Clara County Superior Court No. 109CV158836.

 

• ACTION:

Approved

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

City Attorney

 

16.

ADJOURNMENT:

 

A.

In Memory of Robert L. Enos (father to Mimi Wicker, retired from the Santa Clara Police Department) to Tuesday evening, March 9, 2010 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.