CITY OF SANTA CLARA

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CITY COUNCIL MEETING

 

AGENDA

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July 17, 2012

 


6:30 PM
Closed Session
Council Conference Room
Public Employee Appointment
Pursuant to Government Code Section 54957
Title:  City Manager
and
Conference with Legal Counsel - Anticipated Litigation
Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(c)
Initiation of litigation:  1 potential case

 

 

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.

CONTINUANCE/EXCEPTIONS:

 

A.

Reschedule to September 11, 2012 at 6:00 pm the interviews to fill one vacancy for the full term ending June 30, 2016 on the Housing Rehabilitation Loan Committee and set September 5, 2012 at 5:00 pm as the deadline for the receipt of applications.

 

B.

Reschedule to September 11, 2012 at 7:00 pm the interviews to fill one vacancy for the full term ending June 30, 2016 on the Civil Service Commission and set September 5, 2012 at 5:00 pm as the deadline for the receipt of applications.

 

4.

SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS:

 

A.

Acceptance of the Fourth Quarter Status Report for Council Principles and Priorities for 2011-2013 and set the next quarterly status report for October 30, 2012.

 

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.

Note and file the Departmental Activity Report for the month of May 2012.

2.

Acceptance of the Santa Clara Chamber of Commerce and Convention Visitor's Bureau (SCCC-CVB) Tourism Improvement District Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2011-12 as submitted by the SCCC-CVB.

3.

Acceptance of a donation from Wilcox Dad Grads and Moms Booster Club, in the amount of $1,000, to help support the 2012 Wade Brummal Foundation and authorization to transmit a letter appreciation.

4.

Acceptance of the Monthly Financial Status Reports for May 2012.

5.

Approval of the Plans and Specifications for the San Tomas Aquino/Saratoga Creek Trail On-Street Portion Enhancements Project; authorization to make minor modifications, if necessary; and authorization to advertise for bids (CE 11-12-01).

6.

Approval to delegate authority to the Interim City Manager and the Interim City Manager for the City Council acting as the Governing Board of the Successor Agency for the former Redevelopment Agency of the City of Santa Clara to approve project related documents between July 18, 2012 to August 20, 2012 and to provide a report on actions taken during recess at a City Council meeting by September 11, 2012.

7.

Acceptance of the Outstanding Debt Schedule as of June 30, 2012 for the City of Santa Clara, its Agencies and Corporations including the City's share of various Joint Power Agency debt.

 

8.

Approval and authorization to publish the September 2012 Mission City SCENES.

 

B.

Agreements

 

1.

Approval of Call No. 12-1 for Professional Services with The Cadmus Group, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $74,130, for evaluation, measurement and verification services of the Fiscal Year 2011-12 energy efficiency programs.

2.

Approval of Amendment No. 1 to Call No. 12-1 for Professional Services with Energy Experts International, in an amount not to exceed $100,000 for a total amount not to exceed $150,000, for electric estimating support.

3.

Approval of a Legal Services Agreement with Meyers, Nave, Riback, Silver & Wilson, in an amount not to exceed $125,987 per fiscal year, to provide labor relations, labor contract negotiation services and other related legal matters.

4.

Approval of Amendment No. 1 to Call No. 11-14 for Professional Services with Harris and Associates, in an amount not to exceed $70,000, for Geographical Information System (GIS) support services to the Planning and Inspection Department.

5.

Approval of an Agreement and Covenant Running with the Land (Private Construction Over City-Owned Lands and Public Easement) with Santa Barbara Equities to maintain portions of roof overhangs and public utility easements at 1285 Homestead Road; authorization to make minor modifications if necessary; and authorization to record the Agreement with the County Recorder (APN 269-22-111; SC 18,470).

6.

Approval for the City Council acting as the Governing Board of the Successor Agency for the former Redevelopment Agency of the City of Santa Clara to approve a Legal Services Agreement with Hilda Cantu Montoy, Attorney at Law, in the amount of $85,000, for legal services to the Oversight Board to the Successor Agency for the Redevelopment Agency of the City of Santa Clara. 

 

C.

Reports for Information and Possible Action

 

1.

City Council acting as the Governing Board of the Successor Agency for the former Redevelopment Agency of the City of Santa Clara amended Recognized Obligation Payment Schedule (ROPS) for the period of July 1, 2012 through December 31, 2012.

 

D.

Minutes to Note and File

 

1.

Planning Commission - May 30, 2012.

 

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.

Adoption of a Resolution certifying the Environmental Impact Report (EIR), making findings with respect thereto, and adopting a Mitigation Monitoring and Reporting Program (MMRP) and a Statement of Overriding Considerations; approval of the General Plan Amendment #2012-01 to change the land use designation from Regional Commercial to High Intensity Office/Research and Development; approval of the rezone from Thoroughfare Commercial (CT) to Planned Development (PD), subject to conditions; and approval of the Architectural Review of the project site and building design for the 5403/5405 Stevens Creek Boulevard Office Project located at 5403/5405 Stevens Creek Boulevard [CEQ2011-01130/SCH#20120022005, PLN2011-08988].

 

B.

Adoption of a Resolution confirming the report of the Fire Chief on the cost of weed abatement and confirming the assessment to pay the cost and expenses thereof in conjunction with the 2012 Weed Abatement Program.

 

8.

BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS FOR ACTION:

 

A.

Minutes of the Civil Service Commission for the meeting of July 9, 2012:  Request to note and file.
*Recommendation:  Approval to modify the Materials Handler, Water Utility Engineer and Traffic Operations Engineer job specifications.

 

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.

Adoption of a Resolution adopting local goals and policies for the Community Facilities District (CFD); adoption of a Resolution declaring its intent to establish the City of Santa Clara Community Facilities District No. 2012-1 (Special Drainage Maintenance) pursuant to the Mello-Roos Community Facilities Act of 1982 and to levy a special tax in connection therewith; and set a Public Hearing on August 28, 2012 for the formation of the CFD and the proposed special tax.

 

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.

 

14.

CITY MANAGER REPORTS:

 

15.

CLOSED SESSION MATTERS:

 

A.

City Attorney Reports:

 

16.

ADJOURNMENT:

 

A.

To Tuesday evening, August 21, 2012 at 6:00 pm for interviews to fill a vacancy on the Cultural Advisory Commission for the full term ending June 30, 2016 and 7:00 pm for the regular scheduled meeting in the City Hall Council Chambers.