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 19, 2015

 

 

5:00 pm
Closed Session
Council Conference Room
Conference with Labor Negotiators
Pursuant to Government Code Section 54957.6
City designated representatives: Julio J. 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 - IBEW Local 1245 (International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers)
Unit #4 - City of Santa Clara Professional Engineers
Units #5, 7 & 8 - City of Santa Clara Employees Association
Unit #6 - AFSCME Local 101 (American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees)
Unit #9 - Miscellaneous Unclassified Management Employees
Unit #9A - Unclassified Police Management Employees
Unit #9B - Unclassified Fire Management Employees
Unit #10 - PSNSEA (Public Safety Non-Sworn Employees Association)
[NO REPORTABLE ACTION]
and
Conference with Real Property Negotiator
Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.8
Property:  APN 104-03-038, APN 104-03-039, APN 104-03-036,
APN 104-03-037 APN 104-01-102, APN 097-01-039, APN 097-01-073
Negotiating Party:  Stephen F. Eimer, Related California
City Negotiator:  Julio J. Fuentes, City Manager (or designee)
Under Negotiation:  Purchase/Sale/Exchange/Lease of Real Property
(provisions, price and terms of payment)
[NO REPORTABLE ACTION]
and
Conference with Legal Counsel - Anticipated Litigation
Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(d)(2) - Exposure to litigation
Number of potential cases:  1
[NO REPORTABLE ACTION]
and
Conference with Legal Counsel - Anticipated Litigation
Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(d)(2) - Exposure to litigation
Number of potential cases:  1
FACTS AND CIRCUMSTANCES:  Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(e)(2)
1. Financial support and management of Santa Clara Convention Center
[NO REPORTABLE ACTION]
and
Conference with Legal Counsel - Existing Litigation
Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(d)(1)
D.E. Restaurant, Inc., et al. v. City of Santa Clara, et al.,
Santa Clara County Superior Court Case No. 114CV264438
[NO REPORTABLE ACTION]
and
Conference with Legal Counsel - Existing Litigation
Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(d)(1)
Vinod K. Sharma, et al. v. Successor Agency to the
Redevelopment Agency of the City of Santa Clara, et al.
Sacramento County Superior Court Case No. 34-2013-80001396
[NO REPORTABLE ACTION]
and
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(d)(2) - Exposure to litigation
Number of potential cases:  1
FACTS AND CIRCUMSTANCES:  Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(e)(2)
1.  Financial support and management of Santa Clara Convention Center
[NO REPORTABLE ACTION]
and
Governing Board of the Successor Agency to the
City of Santa Clara Redevelopment Agency
Conference with Legal Counsel - Existing Litigation
Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(d)(1)
Vinod K. Sharma, et al. v. Successor Agency to the
Redevelopment Agency of the City of Santa Clara, et al.
Sacramento County Superior Court Case No. 34-2013-80001396
[NO REPORTABLE ACTION]

 

6:00 pm
City Hall Reception Lobby
Interviews to fill a vacancy on the Senior Advisory Commission

 

 

 

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 Caserta, Davis, Gillmor, Kolstad, Marsalli and O'Neill and Mayor Matthews.

 

3.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES:

 

A.

April 21, 2015.

 

• ACTION:

Noted and Filed

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

City Clerk

 

4.

CONTINUANCE/EXCEPTIONS:

 

5.

SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS:

 

A.

Study Session: Youth Soccer Park process.

 

  1.

Correspondence received concerning the Youth Soccer Park.

 

• ACTION:

Referred all information to the Additional Soccer Fields Ad Hoc Committee.

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Parks

 

B.

Review and provide direction related to the nomination of Ulistac Natural Area as a Priority Conservation Area by the Santa Clara County Open Space Authority.

 

• ACTION:

Authorized the transmittal of a letter to the Santa Clara Valley Open Space Authority supporting the nomination of the Ulistac Natural Area as a Priority Conservation Area (with clarifying language regarding the Authority's ability to create a conservation easement) by the May 30, 2015 deadline.

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Parks

 

C.

Appointment to fill a vacancy on the Senior Advisory Commission for the full term ending June 30, 2019.

 

• ACTION:

Appointed Nancy Toledo to the Senior Advisory Commission for the full term ending June 30, 2019.

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Parks

 

D.

Interviews and appointments to fill two vacancies on the Civil Service Commission for the full terms ending June 30, 2019.

 

• ACTION:

Appointed Willie D. Brown, Jr. and Carolyn G. McAllister to the Civil Service Commission for the full terms ending June 30, 2019.

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Human Resources

 

E.

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:  Review of the Proposed Operating Budget, Proposed Capital Improvement Project (CIP) Budget and Five Year Financial Plan for Fiscal Year 2015-16.

 

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.)

 

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.

Declaration of one vacancy on the Parks and Recreation Commission for the partial term ending June 30, 2018 and set June 16, 2015 as a Special Order of Business for the promotion of the vacancy, July 1, 2015 at 5:00 pm as the deadline for the receipt of applications and July 7, 2015 at 6:00 pm as the interview date and time.

 

• ACTION:

Approved

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

City Clerk

 

B.

Agreements

 

C.

Reports for Information and Possible Action

 

D.

Minutes to Note and File

 

E.

Routine Written Petitions for Approval

 

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.

Adoption of a Resolution setting the rates for collection and disposal of garbage, refuse, Clean Green, Recycling, Annual Clean-Up Campaign and household waste in the exclusive franchise area, effective with the July 2015 billing cycle, which ranges from a 3.9% to 4.5% overall rate increase for residential and commercial customers.

 

• ACTION:

Adopted Resolution No. 15-8238

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Public Works

 

B.

Adoption of a Resolution setting the rates for the Storm Drain Environmental Compliance Fee, effective with the July 2015 billing cycle, which is a minimum of $1.04 per month, for the first four residential units and $0.39 per month for each additional residential unit, and $14.17 per month, per commercial acre.

 

• ACTION:

Adopted Resolution No. 15-8239

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Public Works

 

C.

Adoption of a Resolution approving Water Rate Schedule 2015-01 and Recycled Water Rate Schedule 2015-02 and adoption of a Resolution approving Schedule S-15, Monthly Sewer Service Charges, effective with the July 2015 billing cycle, which is a 9.5% increase in the potable water rate ($4.32 per month increase based on 12 hundred cubic feet per month), a 10.8% increase in recycled water base quantity charge, and a 9.5% increase in Sewer Service Charges ($3.29 per month).

 

• ACTION:

Adopted Resolution No. 15-8240 and Resolution No. 15-8241

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Water

 

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.

 

A.

Kirk Vartan:  Comments regarding his interest in the former Bay Area Research and Extension Center (BAREC) property at 90 North Winchester Boulevard.

 

12.

REPORTS FOR COUNCIL ACTION:

 

A.

Pass to print an Ordinance amending the City Code for implementation of an updated Purchasing Ordinance.

 

• ACTION:

Passed to print Ordinance No. 1941

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

City Attorney

 

B.

Informational Memo: Update on the status of a Draft Historic Preservation Ordinance.

 

• ACTION:

By Council consensus, referred to the ad hoc Historic Preservation Ordinance Committee and to report back to Council on August 18, 2015.

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Planning

 

13.

BILLS AND CLAIMS/PROGRESS PAYMENTS:

 

A.

Approval of Bills and Claims and Progress Payments.

 

• ACTION:

Approved

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Finance

 

14.

REPORTS OF COUNCILORS AND SPECIAL COUNCIL COMMITTEES:

 

A.

Reports regarding conference attendance, if any.

 

B.

Council Member O'Neill:  Reported on her recent visit to the Harris-Lass Historic Preserve's new orchard and her attendance at a recent Senior Advisory Commission meeting where the concept of "Age Friendly Cities" was discussed.

 

15.

CITY MANAGER REPORTS:

 

16.

CLOSED SESSION MATTERS:

 

A.

City Attorney Reports:

 

B.

Set June 16, 2015 at 6:00 pm in the Council Conference Room for a Conference with Labor Negotiators pursuant to Government Code Section 54957.6, City designated representatives: Julio J. 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 - IBEW Local 1245 (International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers); Unit #4 - City of Santa Clara Professional Engineers; Units #5, 7 & 8 - City of Santa Clara Employees Association; Unit #6 - AFSCME Local 101 (American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees); Unit #9 - Miscellaneous Unclassified Management Employees; Unit #9A - Unclassified Police Management Employees; Unit #9B - Unclassified Fire Management Employees; Unit #10 - PSNSEA (Public Safety Non-Sworn Employees Association) and a Conference with Legal Counsel - Existing Litigation pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(d)(1), Vinod K. Sharma, et al. v. Successor Agency to the Redevelopment Agency of the City of Santa Clara, et al., Sacramento County Superior Court Case No. 34-2013-80001396.

 

• ACTION:

Approved

 

• ASSIGNMENT:

City Attorney

 

17.

ADJOURNMENT:

 

A.

To Tuesday evening, June 16, 2015, at 6:00 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.