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.

 

 

March 30, 2010

 

 

6:00 PM
Closed Session – Cancelled

 

 

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

 

3.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES:

 

A.

February 16, 2010.

 

• ACTION:

Noted and Filed

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

City Clerk

 

4.

CONTINUANCE/EXCEPTIONS:

 

5.

SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS:

 

A.

Recognition of exchange students from Sister City Izumo, Japan as part of the Exchange Programs coordinated by the Santa Clara Sister Cities Association.

 

 

 

 

B.

Recognition of visiting dignitaries and students from Limerick, Ireland and review of proposed Friendship City Memorandum of Understanding.

 

• ACTION:

Referred the proposed Friendship City Memorandum of Understanding to the City Manager.

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

City Manager

 

C.

Presentation of "Idea of the Month" for the March 2010 Employee Suggestion Award and Certificate of Recognition to Mary Lee Bottelli, Engineering Aide, Electric Department for her efforts to consolidate the City's Geographical Information System (GIS) Program.

 

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 adopting written findings and responses to comments or objections received in connection with consideration of the adoption of the Bayshore North Redevelopment Plan Amendment No. 20 in accordance with the provisions of Health and Safety Code Section 33363; and pass to print an Ordinance approving and adopting the proposed Amendment No. 20 to the Redevelopment Plan for the Bayshore North Project.

 

• ACTION:

Adopted Resolution No. 10-7705 and passed to print Ordinance No. 1855.

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

City Attorney

 

 

Dir. Planning

2.

Adoption of a Resolution adopting goals and policies for Community Facilities Districts; adoption of a Resolution of intention to establish Community Facilities District: City of Santa Clara Community Facilities District No. 2010-1; and adoption of a Resolution of intention to incur bonded indebtedness.

 

• ACTION:

Adopted Resolution Nos. 10-7706, 10-7707 and 10-7708.

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

City Manager

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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.

Approval of the revised job description for Recreation Superintendent.

 

• ACTION:

Approved

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Human Resources

2.

Acceptance of the Monthly Financial Status Reports for January 2010.

 

• ACTION:

Approved

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Finance

3.

Note and file the Departmental Activity Report for the month of January 2010.

 

• ACTION:

Noted and Filed

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

City Clerk

4.

Acceptance of a donation from Kiwanis Club of Santa Clara Foundation, in the amount of $700, to help support the 2010 Easter Egg Hunt and authorization to transmit a letter of appreciation.

 

• ACTION:

Approved

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Parks

5.

Acceptance of a donation from Raymond Franke, in the amount of $150, to help support the Senior Center Health and Wellness Program and authorization to transmit a letter of appreciation.

 

• ACTION:

Approved

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Parks

6.

Acceptance of the work performed by Vanguard Construction for the Removal of Barriers to the Physically Challenged Fiscal Year 2008-09 and authorization to record the Notice of Completion with the County Recorder (CE 08-09-01).

 

• ACTION:

Approved

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Public Works

7.

Acceptance of the work performed by Randazzo Enterprises, Inc. for the 3575 De La Cruz Boulevard - Site Demolition Project and authorization to record the Notice of Completion with the County Recorder (CE 09-10-04).

 

• ACTION:

Approved

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Public Works

 

 

 

8.

Adoption of a Resolution authorizing the filing of an application for federal jobs for Main Street Act of 2010 funding and stating the assurance to complete the Countywide Street Overlay and Traffic Signal Controller Cabinet Replacement projects, if funded.

 

• ACTION:

Adopted Resolution No. 10-7709.

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Public Works

9.

Approval of the use of City Water Utility forces for the installation of facilities at 2901 Coronado Drive.

 

• ACTION:

Approved

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Water

10.

Approval of the use of City Water Utility forces for the installation of facilities at 2530 Lafayette Street.

 

• ACTION:

Approved

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Water

11.

Adoption of a Resolution repealing Resolution No. 07-7407 and amending the City Council Travel and Expense Reimbursement Policy to be consistent with Government Code and Assembly Bill 1234 (AB1234).

 

• ACTION:

Adopted Resolution No. 10-7710.

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

City Manager

12.

Acceptance of the Mid-Year Revenue Report for Fiscal Year 2009-10.

 

• ACTION:

Approved

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Finance

13.

Approval to continue the Bright Home Program, Neighborhood Conservation and Improvement Program (NCIP) for 2010 and note and file the Bright Home Program 2009 accomplishments.

 

• ACTION:

Approved

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Housing and Comm Services Div.

 

B.

Agreements

 

1.

Approval of Call No. 10-1 for Professional Services with Adhara Systems, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $34,000, to conduct a 2010 pavement condition survey.

 

• ACTION:

Approved

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Streets

2.

Approval of a Scheduling Coordinator Agreement, Meter Service Agreement for Scheduling Coordinators and the Congestion Revenue Rights (CRR) Entity Agreement with California Independent System Operator Corporation (CAISO).

 

• ACTION:

Approved

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Electric

 

 

3.

Approval of an Agreement for the Performance of Services with West Coast Coating Consultants, in an amount not to exceed $45,000, to provide consulting and inspection services for the Downtown Tank Rehabilitation Project.

 

• ACTION:

Approved

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Water

4.

Approval of a Memorandum of Understanding to create the South Bay Information Sharing System (SBISS) South Bay Region Node for the purpose of sharing data and communications between law enforcement agencies.

 

• ACTION:

Approved

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Chief of Police

5.

Approval of an Agreement for the Performance of Services with Vicki Vanderburg, Inc. dba Power Systems Operations, in an amount not to exceed $300,000 in Fiscal Year 2009-10, for market redesign technology upgrade settlements software maintenance.

 

• ACTION:

Approved

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Electric

6.

Approval of an Agreement for the Performance of Services with Able Underground Construction, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $50,000, for the cleaning and closed circuit television inspection of sanitary sewer mains and laterals.

 

• ACTION:

Approved

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Water

7.

Approval of Amendment No. 1 to the HOME Loan Agreement with the Bill Wilson Center, in an amount of $100,000, to proceed with necessary building rehabilitation in Spring 2010; and adoption of a Resolution making certain findings with respect to a Second Amendment to the Affordable Housing Loan Agreement between the Redevelopment Agency of the City of Santa Clara and Bill Wilson Center.

 

• ACTION:

Approved and adopted Resolution No. 10-7711

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Housing and Comm Services Div.

 

C.

Reports for Information and Possible Action

 

1.

Annual Community Assessment by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for Program Year 2008.

 

• ACTION:

Noted and Filed

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

City Clerk

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2.

Pending Issuance of License for Northern California Power Agency (NCPA) Lodi Energy Center (LEC) by the California Energy Commission (CEC), Process for City Council Approval of LEC Power Sale Agreement and LEC Project Management and Operations Agreement with NCPA and Issuance of Bonds for Construction of LEC.

 

• ACTION:

Noted and Filed

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

City Clerk

 

D.

Minutes to Note and File

 

1.

Planning Commission - February, 3, 2010.

 

• ACTION:

Noted and Filed

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

City Clerk

2.

Neighborhood-University Relations Committee - November 2, 2009.

 

• ACTION:

Noted and Filed

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

City Clerk

 

E.

Routine Written Petitions for Approval

 

8.

BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS FOR ACTION:

 

A.

Civil Service Commission Minutes - March 8, 2010:  Request to note and file.
*Recommendation:  Approval of the job modification for Mechanical Maintenance Foreperson.

 

• ACTION:

Approved Commission recommendation and noted and filed the Minutes.

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

City Clerk

Director of Human Resources

 

 

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.

Kim Ferm: Comments regarding the 211 Santa Clara County program of the United Way Silicon Valley.

 

 

 

 

 

11.

REPORTS FOR COUNCIL ACTION:

 

A.

Adoption of an Emergency Ordinance making findings and adopting a Moratorium on uses not normally permitted in the Industrial Zoning Districts (MP, ML, MH).

 

• ACTION:

Adopted Ordinance No. 1856.

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

City Attorney

 

 

Dir. Planning

 

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.

 

14.

CITY MANAGER REPORTS:

 

15.

CLOSED SESSION MATTERS:

 

A.

Set April 20, 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 regarding 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); a 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; and for a Conference with Legal Counsel (Existing Litigation) pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(a); Superior Court of California, County of Los Angeles; Judicial Council Coordination Proceeding No. 4512; Coordination Proceeding Title (Rule 3.550); Electric Refund Cases; Included actions:  Pacific Gas and Electric Company, et al. v. Arizona Electric Power Cooperative, Inc., et al. (Los Angeles Superior Court Case No. BC369141).

 

• ACTION:

Approved

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

City Attorney

 

 

 

 

 

16.

ADJOURNMENT:

 

A.

In Memory of Elizabeth "Bette" Cranney (retired City employee, Central Library and Police Crime Prevention of the Police Department), Keiko Lowery (wife to Brian Lowery, Chair of the Santa Clara Citizens Advisory Committee), Robby John "RJ" Garcia (son to Craig Connelly, President of the Santa Clara Lions Football Club), Fess Parker (actor and founder of Great America Theme Park) and Phyllis Gross (City employee with the Communications and IT Departments and lifetime Santa Clara resident) to Tuesday evening, April 20, 2010 at 6:00 pm for Closed Session in the Council Conference Room and to 7:00 pm for the regular scheduled meeting in the City Hall Council Chambers.