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.

 

 

May 14, 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
Units #5, 7 & 8 - City of Santa Clara Employees Association
Unit #6 - American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), Local 101
Unit #9 - Miscellaneous Unclassified Management Employees
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 224-37-068
Negotiating Party(ies);  Sargiz Isaac, Sunnyvale Imports
dba Stevens Creek Hyundai, Inc.
City Negotiator:  Julio Fuentes, City Manager (or his designee)
Under Negotiation:  Purchase/Sale/Exchange/Lease/License 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:

 

A.

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

 

3.

CONTINUANCE/EXCEPTIONS:

 

4.

SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS:

 

A.

Promotion of the opportunity to serve on the Civil Service Commission.

 

B.

Promotion of the opportunity to serve on the Senior Advisory Commission.

 

C.

Presentation of Youth Commission Scholarships.

 

D.

Recognition of outgoing Youth Commissioners.

 

E.

Approval of the appointment of three candidates and reappointment of 12 members to serve a one year term on the Youth Commission for 2013-14.

 

• ACTION:

Appointed Karla Cisneros, Emily Packer and Ryan Winter and reappointed Samia Abbasi, Ajaipal Chahal, Devleena Das, Jeffrey Hara, VyVy Nguyen, Sheryl Ratnam, Andrew Rauschhuber, Rafal Saeed, Hannah Villalpando, Michelle Vo, Shana Vu and Ashley Wong for the 2013-14 term.

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Parks

 

F.

Joint City Council, Sports and Open Space Authority, Housing Authority, Stadium Authority and Successor Agency to the City of Santa Clara Redevelopment Agency Study Session to Review Proposed Capital Improvement Project Budget for Fiscal Year 2013-14.

 

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.

PUBLIC HEARING:  Property located at 1091 Fremont Street:  Adoption of a Resolution approving a rezoning from Single-Family (R1-6L) to Planned Development (PD), subject to conditions [PLN2010-08245].

 

• ACTION:

Adopted Resolution No. 13-8037.

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Planning

 

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 Electric Utility Network Administrator Noel Sioxson at Salary Schedule A, Grade 43, Step 5.

 

• ACTION:

Approved

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Electric

2.

Approval of the use of City Electric forces for the installation of facilities at 808 Kiely Boulevard and 900 Kiely Boulevard.

 

• ACTION:

Approved

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Electric

3.

Refer the Miss Santa Clara Auxiliary budget request for $12,000 to the May 21, 2013 Budget Study Session for Fiscal Year 2013-14.

 

• ACTION:

Approved

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Finance

4.

Acceptance of the public improvements performed by Hensel Phelps for Site 7089, EP 12,821, APN 216-28-131 located at 2565 and 2625 Walsh Avenue and authorization to record a Notice of Completion with the County Recorder.

 

• ACTION:

Approved

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Public Works

5.

Acceptance of the public improvements performed by Devcon Construction for Site 6942-6943, EP 12,034, APN 224-44-21, 22 and 23 located at 2115 Lawson Lane and authorization to record a Notice of Completion with the County Recorder.

 

• ACTION:

Approved

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Public Works

6.

Refer the Joint Venture:  Silicon Valley Network budget request for $25,000 to the May 21, 2013 Budget Study Session for Fiscal Year 2013-14.

 

• ACTION:

Approved

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Finance

7.

Refer the disposition of funds from the Give A Little...Help A Lot community donation campaign to the May 21, 2013 Budget Study Session for Fiscal Year 2013-14, with recommendation that the Cultural Advisory Commission provide input on the use of donations made to Art in Public Places, Concerts in the Park and Keep Santa Clara Clean, and note and file the campaign's progress report.

 

• ACTION:

Approved

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Finance

 

B.

Agreements

 

1.

Approval of Call No. 13-1 for Professional Services with Energy & Resource Solutions, Inc. in an amount not to exceed $1,121,516 for management and administration of the Business Energy Efficiency Public Benefit Program for Fiscal Year 2013-2014.

 

• ACTION:

Approved

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Electric

2.

Approval of an Agreement for the Performance of Services with Parker Security and Locksmith Services in an amount not to exceed $65,000 for the 2013 Santa Clara Senior Center Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Improvements Automated Door Opener Project.

 

• ACTION:

Approved

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Parks

3.

Approval of the Fiber Lease Agreement with Lit San Leandro, LLC for a Short-Term Fiber Lease in support of the June 3-9, 2013 M2M Challenge Contest as part of a sponsorship of the "Annual Connected World Conference".

 

• ACTION:

Approved

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Electric

4.

Approval of an Agreement for the Performance of Services with Packet Fusion, Inc. in the amount of $211,550 to implement Phase I and II of a Voice Over IP (VolP) Telephony System and in the amount of $614,450, upon adoption of the Fiscal Year 2013-14 Budget, for Phase III and IV, for a total contract approval not to exceed $836,000.

 

• ACTION:

Approved with revised amount of $624,450 for Phase III and IV.

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Information Technology

5.

Approval of the Work for Others Agreement No. 64556 with Battelle Memorial Institute, Pacific Northwest Division, in an amount not to exceed $125,000 for a study on the potential impacts of increasing the use of solid state lighting with lighting controls; appropriation of estimated grant revenue in the amount of $65,000 from American Public Power Association's Demonstration of Energy & Efficiency Developments (DEED) and for the use of $60,000 available in Fiscal Year 2012-13 budget to fund the study.

 

• ACTION:

Approved

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Electric

 

C.

Reports for Information and Possible Action

 

D.

Minutes to Note and File

 

1.

Cultural Advisory Commission - April 8, 2013.

 

• ACTION:

Noted and Filed

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

City Clerk

2.

Planning Commission - April 10, 2013.

 

• 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.

Adoption of a Resolution approving Water Rate Schedule 2013-1, Recycled Water Rate Schedule 2013-2 and setting the water rates for Fiscal Year 2013-14 effective immediately for water delivered on or after June 1, 2013 and billed beginning July 1, 2013 and adoption of a Resolution approving Sewer Service Schedules S-13 setting sewer service charges for Fiscal Year 2013-14 effective immediately for services provided on or after June 1, 2013 and billed on or after July 1, 2013.

 

• ACTION:

Adopted Resolution No. 13-8038 and Resolution No. 13-8039.

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Water

 

B.

Adoption of a Resolution setting the overall rates to be charged to customers for the collection and disposal of garbage, refuse, Clean Green, recycling, Annual Clean Up Campaign and household hazardous waste in the residential, institutional and commercial property zoned areas, effective with the July 2013 billing cycle.

 

• ACTION:

Adopted Resolution No. 13-8040.

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Streets

 

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.

Howard Gibbins:  Expressed his desire to continue operating a hot dog concession stand at the Great America train station.

 

11.

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

 

12.

REPORTS OF COUNCILORS AND SPECIAL COUNCIL COMMITTEES:

 

A.

Reports regarding conference attendance, if any.

 

13.

CITY MANAGER REPORTS:

 

14.

CLOSED SESSION MATTERS:

 

A.

City Attorney Reports:

 

B.

Set May 21, 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, Units #5, 7 & 8 - City of Santa Clara Employees Association, Unit #6 - American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), Local 101, Unit #9 - Miscellaneous Unclassified Management Employees, Unit #9A - Unclassified Police Management Employees, Unit #9B - Unclassified Fire Management Employees, Unit #10 - Public Safety Non-Sworn Employees Association (PSNSEA) 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

 

15.

ADJOURNMENT:

 

A.

In Memory of Mary "Martha" Blair (mother of Parks and Recreation Commissioner Chuck Blair and long time Santa Clara resident) to Tuesday evening, May 21, 2013 at 5:30 pm for a Closed Session in the Council Conference Room and 7:00 pm for the regular scheduled meeting in the City Hall Council Chambers.