MINUTES OF THE REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY OF
THE CITY OF SANTA CLARA FOR MEETING
HELD ON TUESDAY EVENING, MAY 11, 2010

 

 

     The Redevelopment Agency of the City of Santa Clara met, on the above-mentioned date, at 10:48 pm for the regular scheduled meeting in the City Hall Council Chambers. The Closed Session agendized for this evening’s meeting 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; Agency Negotiator: Jennifer Sparacino, Executive Director (or her designee); Under Negotiation: Purchase/ Sale/Exchange/Lease of Real Property (provisions, price and terms of payment) was not held.

 

     Present: Agency Members Dominic J. Caserta, Will Kennedy, Joe Kornder, Jamie L. Matthews, Jamie McLeod and Kevin Moore and Chairperson Patricia M. Mahan.

 

 

 

     As an item of Unfinished Business, the City Council (Council), Redevelopment Agency (Agency) and Sports and Open Space Authority (Authority), held earlier in the evening, a Joint Study Session for Review of the City’s Significant Proposed Capital Improvement Projects for Fiscal Year 2010-11 and Budget Status Update. The Mayor/Chairperson opened the Joint Study Session. The City Manager/Executive Director/Contract Administrator briefly reviewed the Director of Finance/Redevelopment Agency Treasurer/Director of Finance (SOSA)’s memo (05/04/10) and gave an electronic presentation outlining the budget briefings and public meetings schedule and additional outreach measures being taken to deliver the budget message. She stated that this is the most difficult budget situation experienced in Santa Clara and that Fiscal Year 2010-11 deficit is expected to be even larger than Fiscal Year 2009-10 due to the impact of revenue declines and Memorandums of Understanding with the employee bargaining units. She then reviewed numerous actions that have been taken to reduce budgeted expenditures and build revenues. The Director of Finance/Redevelopment Agency Treasurer/Director of Finance (SOSA) continued the electronic presentation by outlining the proposed Capital Improvement Program (CIP) budget overview. The Director of Public Works/City Engineer reviewed the following projects: San Tomas Aquino Creek Trail (Spur Trail) Extension, South of Forest Neighborhood Street Improvement Project, American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) Street Resurfacing Project and the ARRA Monroe Street Interconnect. The Director of Electric Utility reviewed the Energy Efficiency Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) Program and the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act projects, including Community Job Creation, Energy Savings to the City and Greenhouse Gas Reductions. The Director of Information Technology reviewed the Web Content Management System project and proposed future Information Technology enhancement projects, including measures to consolidate and share services and to allow for enhanced community input via the web. Council/Agency/Authority questions were answered by the Director of Public Works/City Engineer, City Manager/Executive Director/Contract Administrator, Deputy City Manager and Director of Information Technology. MOTION was made by Caserta, seconded and unanimously carried, that the Council/Agency/Authority note and file the budget information presented pertaining to the City’s Capital Improvement Projects for Fiscal Year 2010-11 and the budget status update.

 

 

 

     MOTION was made by Caserta, seconded and unanimously carried, that, per the Housing and Community Services Division Manager’s memo (05/03/10), the Agency adopt Resolution No. 10-8(RA) entitled, “A RESOLUTION OF THE REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY OF THE CITY OF SANTA CLARA, CALIFORNIA, FINDING THAT THE USE OF THE REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY'S LOW AND MODERATE INCOME HOUSING FUND FOR HOUSING PRE-DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITIES TO BE PROVIDED IN FISCAL YEAR 2009-10 OUTSIDE OF THE REDEVELOPMENT PROJECT AREAS BY CORE AFFORDABLE HOUSING, LLC WILL BENEFIT THE REDEVELOPMENT PROJECT AREAS” which makes the finding that the use of the Redevelopment Agency's Low and Moderate Income Housing Fund for Housing Pre-development Activities to be provided in Fiscal Year 2009-10 outside of the Redevelopment Project Areas by CORE Affordable Housing, LLC will benefit the Redevelopment project areas and approve, and authorize the Executive Director to execute, the Predevelopment Loan Agreement with CORE Affordable Housing, LLC for feasibility and project planning of the 1410 El Camino Real Housing project.

 

 

 

     Under Public Presentations, Stephen Hazel addressed the Agency with comments of concern regarding the proposed San Francisco 49ers stadium.

    

     Deborah Bress addressed the Agency with comments of concern regarding the proposed San Francisco 49ers stadium.

 

     Jim Redfield addressed the Agency with comments of concern regarding the proposed San Francisco 49ers stadium.

 

 

 

     The Interim Agency General Counsel stated that the 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; Agency Negotiator: Jennifer Sparacino, Executive Director (or her designee); Under Negotiation: Purchase/Sale/ Exchange/Lease of Real Property (provisions, price and terms of payment) was not held.

 

 

 

     MOTION was made by Caserta, seconded and unanimously carried, that, per the Interim Agency General Counsel’s memo (05/07/10), the Agency set Tuesday, May 18, 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; Agency Negotiator: Jennifer Sparacino, Executive Director (or her designee); Under Negotiation: Purchase/Sale/Exchange/Lease of Real Property (provisions, price and terms of payment).

 

 

 

     MOTION was made by Matthews, seconded and unanimously carried, that there being no further business, the meeting was adjourned at 11:05 pm to Tuesday evening, May 18, 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.

ATTEST:  ________________________

                     Secretary

 

APPROVE:________________________

                     Chairperson