CITY OF SANTA CLARA

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CITY COUNCIL MEETING

 

AGENDA

A complete agenda packet with back-up reports is available at either City Library beginning Saturday before the Tuesday meeting or at the City Clerk's Office on weekdays.  A complete agenda packet is also available at the City Council meeting and on the City's website.

 

May 08, 2012

 

6:00 PM
Closed Session
Council Conference Room
Personnel Matters
Pursuant to Government Code Section 54957(b)(1)
Public Employee Appointment
Title:  City Manager

 

 

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.

Approval to excuse Council Member Kolstad.

 

B.

Approval to excuse Council Member Mahan.

 

3.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES:

 

A.

April 10, 2012.

 

4.

CONTINUANCE/EXCEPTIONS:

 


 

5.

SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS:

 

A.

Presentation of a donation check from the Santa Clara Women's League, in the amount of $20,000, to be used for the Health and Wellness Program at the Senior Center.  

 

B.

Promotion of a vacancy on the Housing Rehabilitation Loan Committee.

 

C.

Promotion of a vacancy on the Civil Service Commission.

 

D.

City Council, Santa Clara Stadium Authority and Sports and Open Space Authority Joint Study Session to review significant proposed Capital Improvement Projects (CIP) for Fiscal Year 2012-13.

 

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.

Adoption of a Resolution, acting as the Governing Board of the Successor Agency for the Redevelopment Agency of the City of Santa Clara, approving the Recognized Obligation Payment Schedule (ROPS) for the period of July 1, 2012 - December 31, 2012, approving the Successor Agency Administrative Budget, and authorizing all actions necessary to effectuate associated requirements of ABX1 26 (the "Dissolution Act").

 

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 for the use of City Water Utility forces for the water service connections at 500 El Camino Real and 3572 Homestead Road.

2.

Approval to refer the Joint Venture: Silicon Valley Network budget request, in the amount of $25,000 for Fiscal Year 2012-13, to the May 22, 2012 Budget Study Session.

3.

Acceptance of the Monthly Financial Status Reports for February 2012.

4.

Approval of the Guidelines regarding Conference, Training and Travel for City Board/Commissions for Fiscal Year 2012-13, which discourages out-of-state travel and out-of-country travel due to financial constraints.

 

B.

Agreements

 

1.

Approval of Call No. 12-2 for Professional Services with Consolidated Engineering Laboratories, in an amount not to exceed $50,232, for material testing and geotechnical construction inspection at Mission Substation to Juliette Substation and Mission Substation to Northern Receiving Station (NRS) 60kV Transmission Line.

2.

Approval of an Agreement for the Performance of Services with Able Underground Construction, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $50,000 in Fiscal Year 2011-12 and $200,000 in Fiscal Year 2012-13, subject to appropriations, for the cleaning and closed circuit television inspection of the City of Santa Clara sanitary sewer mains and laterals.

3.

Approval of a Call Agreement with Consolidated Engineering Laboratories and Call No. 12-1 for Professional Services, in an amount not to exceed $125,501.10, for material testing and geotechnical construction inspection services at Mission Substation.

4.

Approval to renew the Agreement for Countywide Household Hazardous Waste Collection Program with the County of Santa Clara, which enables Santa Clara residents to use any of the Countywide Household Hazardous Waste Program's (CoHHWP) drop-off events to dispose of household hazardous waste and authorization to execute future amendments to the agreement involving the allocation of City funds above the revenue generated by the household hazardous waste component of the Assembly Bill 939 (AB 939) Implementation Fee.

5.

Approval to renew the Agreement for Countywide Assembly Bill 939 (AB 939) Implementation Fee with the County of Santa Clara, which authorizes the County to continue to collect and distribute the landfill disposal fee of $4.10 per ton generated on behalf of the City.

6.

Approval to execute an Agreement and Covenant Running with the Land [Deferment of Public Improvements and Payment of Traffic Signal Contribution] with Graphic Packaging International, Inc. to defer construction of City standard street improvements along a portion of the property frontage and defer payment of traffic signal modification costs for 2500 and 2600 De La Cruz Boulevard and authorization to record the Agreement with the County Recorder (APN 230-03-100; SC 18,554).

 

C.

Reports for Information and Possible Action

 

1.

Preliminary Candidate's Guide for the General Municipal Election of November 6, 2012.

2.

Silicon Valley Power (SVP) receives American Public Power Association's Reliable Public Power Provider (RP3) Recognition.

 

D.

Minutes to Note and File

 

E.

Routine Written Petitions for Approval

 

1.

Dave Stein - The Starving Musician, 3939 Stevens Creek Boulevard: Request for a Special Permit to allow two temporary advertising murals, measuring 18' by 5' and 17' by 5' square feet, to be located on the front window May 8, 2012 - May 8, 2014. Staff recommendation: Approval, subject to conditions (PLN2012-09152).

 

8.

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.

Approval of an Agreement and Covenant Running with the Land to Maintain a Portion of Roof Overhang with Santa Barbara Equities to retain and maintain a portion of a roof overhang within the public right-of-way at 1285 Homestead Road and authorize the recordation of the Agreement with the County Recorder (APN 269-22-111; SC 18,477).

 

B.

Approval of the 2012-13 Annual Plan for Program Year 2012 for the Use of Federal Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program and Home Investment Partnerships Program Funds (HOME); authorization to execute the documents for submission to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) by May 15, 2012; approval of the substantial amendment to the City's Program Year 2011 Annual Plan to create a new project, the City Hall ADA Compliance Study; and approval to transfer $36,200 to the project from the Neighborhood Conservation and Improvement Program (NCIP).

 

9.

BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS FOR ACTION:

 

10.

CONSENT ITEMS PULLED FOR DISCUSSION:

 

11.

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.

 

12.

REPORTS FOR COUNCIL ACTION:

 

A.

Adoption of a Resolution authorizing the receipt of $73,130,000 from the Sports and Open Space Authority for deposit into the City General Fund Land Sale Reserve from the sale proceeds of the Bella Vista Apartments parcel and the Carlyle Apartments parcel.

 

B.

Acceptance and appropriation of a donation from the Santa Clara Swim Club of an Endless Pool, valued at $50,000, for installation at the George F. Haines International Swim Center and authorization to transmit a letter of appreciation.

 

C.

Acceptance and appropriation of a donation from the Santa Clara Swim Club for locker room floor resurfacing, the purchase of new shower heads and one Dyson Hand Dryer, valued at $23,175, for installation at the George F. Haines International Swim Center and authorization to transmit a letter of appreciation.

 

13.

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.

 

14.

REPORTS OF COUNCILORS AND SPECIAL COUNCIL COMMITTEES:

 

A.

Reports regarding conference attendance, if any.

 

15.

CITY MANAGER REPORTS:

 

16.

CLOSED SESSION MATTERS:

 

A.

City Attorney Reports:

 

B.

Set May 15, 2012 at 6:00 pm for a Closed Session in the Council Conference Room for personnel matters pursuant to Government Code Section 54957(b)(1); Public Employee Appointment Title: City Manager and for a Conference with Legal Counsel (Anticipated Litigation) pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(b); City as potential defendant: 1 (number of distinct cases or potential cases to be discussed).

 

17.

ADJOURNMENT:

 

A.

To Tuesday evening, May 15, 2012 at 7:00 pm for the regular scheduled meeting in the City Hall Council Chambers.