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• SUMMARY OF ACTIONS •

 

This document is prepared as a Summary only and is not intended to be an official record of Council and Authority Actions.

The official Minutes of the meeting are available in the City Clerk’s Office approximately four weeks following the meeting.

 

CITY COUNCIL

STADIUM AUTHORITY

SPORTS AND OPEN SPACE AUTHORITY

HOUSING AUTHORITY

 

November 07, 2017

 

 

5:00 PM JOINT CITY COUNCIL/PLANNING COMMISSION MEETING

6:00 PM STUDY SESSION

7:00 PM REGULAR MEETING

City Hall Council Chambers

 

 

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AB23 ANNOUNCEMENT: Members of the Santa Clara Stadium Authority, Sports and Open Space Authority and Housing Authority are entitled to receive $30 for each attended meeting.

 

Note: The City Council and its associated Authorities meet as separate agencies but in a concurrent manner. Actions taken should be considered actions of only the identified policy body.  

 

LEGEND: City Council (CC); Stadium Authority (SA); Sports and Open Space Authority (SOSA); Housing Authority (HA); Successor Agency to the City of Santa Clara Redevelopment Agency (SARDA)

 

1.

5:00 PM JOINT CITY COUNCIL/PLANNING COMMISSION MEETING:

 

A.

Confirmation of Quorum.

CC

 

2.

MONTHLY INFORMATIONAL JOINT CITY COUNCIL/PLANNING COMMISSION DINNER MEETING:

 

A.

The Planning Commission will provide the City Council with an update on current activities and potential future projects.

CC

 

3.

6:00 PM STUDY SESSION:

 

A.

Confirmation of a Quorum.

CC

 

4.

ANNOUNCEMENT OF STUDY SESSION:

 

A.

Housing Affordability for Teacher Stability presentation regarding housing assistance for teachers.

CC

 

·         ACTION:

By Council consensus, referred to the City Manager for inclusion in the Council Goal Setting process.

 

 

·         ASSIGNMENT:

City Manager

 

 

5.

7:00 PM REGULAR MEETING CALL TO ORDER:

 

6.

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE AND STATEMENT OF VALUES:

 

7.

ROLL CALL:

 

A.

Present:  Members Caserta, Davis, Kolstad, Mahan, O'Neill and Watanabe and Mayor/Chairperson Gillmor.

 

 

8.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES:

 

A.

September 28, 2017 - Special Meeting.

CC

 

·         ACTION:

Noted and Filed

 

 

·         ASSIGNMENT:

City Clerk

 

 

B.

October 10, 2017.

CC SA SOSA HA

 

·         ACTION:

Noted and Filed

 

 

·         ASSIGNMENT:

City Clerk

 

 

 

Stadium Authority Secretary

 

 

 

Agency Secretary

 

 

 

Clerk

 

 

9.

CONTINUANCE/EXCEPTIONS:

 

10.

SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS:

 

A.

Presentation of a Proclamation recognizing Law Enforcement Records and Support Personnel Day.

CC

 

B.

Presentation of a Proclamation recognizing November as Sikh Awareness and Appreciation Month 2017.

CC

 

C.

Presentation of Inaugural Halloween Decoration Awards.

CC

 

D.

Recognition of Jan-Yu Weng for his service on the Planning Commission.

CC

 

E.

Presentation of Funds to Local Charities from the 2017 Santa Clara Art & Wine Festival Proceeds.

CC

 

F.

Interviews and appointment to fill one vacancy on the Planning Commission for the partial term ending June 30, 2020.

CC

 

·         ACTION:

Appointed Lance Saleme to the Planning Commission for the partial term ending June 30, 2020.

 

 

11.

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 use of City Water Utility forces for the installation of service connections at 1050 Benton Street, 956 Maryann Drive, 730 Locust Street, 148 N. Cypress Avenue and 1871 Bellomy Street.

CC

 

·         ACTION:

Approved with the exception of 1871 Bellomy Street.

 

 

·         ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Water and Sewer

 

2.

Approval of the use of City Electric forces for the installation of facilities at Benton Street and Moraga Street; Monroe Street and Glade Drive; 3449 Machado Drive, northwest corner of San Tomas Expressway at Benton Street and west side of San Tomas Expressway north of Homestead Road.

CC

 

·         ACTION:

Approved

 

 

·         ASSIGNMENT:

Chief Electric Utility Officer

 

3.

Set December 19, 2017 for a public hearing to consider the appeal submitted by Barbara Martin of the Planning Commission's denial of a variance request to legalize a 335 square foot accessory building with a 3-foot-yard setback where five feet is required for 167 Cronin Drive.

CC

 

·         ACTION:

Approved

 

 

·         ASSIGNMENT:

City Clerk

 

4.

Acceptance of the work performed by Canyon Springs Enterprise, RSH Construction Inc., for a final contract price of $3,491,116.66 for the Corporation Yard Water Storage Tank and Pump Station Project (WA 30236).

CC

 

·         ACTION:

Approved

 

 

·         ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Water and Sewer

 

5.

Adoption of a Resolution ordering the vacation of the underground electric easements at 2788 San Tomas Expressway [APN 224-11-068 (2017-18); SC 18,918].

CC

 

·         ACTION:

Adoption of Resolution No. 17-8477.

 

 

·         ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Public Works

 

6.

Acceptance and appropriation of the Citizens' Option for Public Safety Grant for FY2017-18 in the amount of $189,695 to be used by the Police Department for the purchase of equipment; and authorization to execute all documents and the rollover of unexpended funds to future years.

CC

 

·         ACTION:

Approved

 

 

·         ASSIGNMENT:

Chief of Police

 

 

B.

Agreements

 

 

1.

Approval of an Agreement for the Performance of Services with Mintier Harnish, LP to prepare a Zoning Code update for a total not-to-exceed cost of $201,320.

CC

 

·         ACTION:

Approved

 

 

·         ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Community Development

 

2.

Approval of an Agreement for the Performance of Services with Professional Meters, Inc. in an amount not-to-exceed $1,411,737 to provide for Advanced Metering Infrastructure meter installation services.

CC

 

·         ACTION:

Approved

 

 

·         ASSIGNMENT:

Chief Electric Utility Officer

 

3.

Acceptance and appropriation of a $35,000 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety for the Police Department's Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Program and approval of the Grant Agreement and all related documents.

CC

 

·         ACTION:

Approved

 

 

·         ASSIGNMENT:

Chief of Police

 

 

C.

Bills and Claims/Progress Payments

 

 

1.

Approval of Bills and Claims and Progress Payments.

 

 

·         ACTION:

Approved

 

 

·         ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Finance

 

 

D.

Reports for Information and Possible Action

 

 

E.

Minutes to Note and File

 

 

1.

Parks and Recreation Commission - September 19, 2017.

CC

 

·         ACTION:

Noted and Filed

 

 

·         ASSIGNMENT:

City Clerk

 

2.

Planning Commission - September 27, 2017.

CC

 

·         ACTION:

Noted and Filed

 

 

·         ASSIGNMENT:

City Clerk

 

3.

Youth Commission - September 12, 2017.

CC

 

·         ACTION:

Noted and Filed

 

 

·         ASSIGNMENT:

City Clerk

 

 

F.

Routine Written Petitions for Approval

 

 

1.

Lorna Reynolds, Save Mart Supermarkets - 3705 El Camino Real: Request for a Special Permit to allow seasonal Christmas tree sales events from November 20, 2017 through December 24, 2017 and November 19, 2018 through December 24, 2018 in the Lucky Supermarket parking lot.  Staff recommendation: Approval, subject to conditions (PLN2017-12893).

CC

 

·         ACTION:

Approved

 

 

·         ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Community Development

 

2.

Lorna Reynolds, Save Mart Supermarkets - 234 Saratoga Avenue: Request for a Special Permit to allow seasonal Christmas tree sales events from November 20, 2017 through December 24, 2017 and November 19, 2018 through December 24, 2018 in the Lucky Supermarket parking lot.  Staff recommendation: Approval, subject to conditions (PLN2017-12894).

CC

 

·         ACTION:

Approved

 

 

·         ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Community Development

 

3.

Approval of the request for Championship Team Funding in the amount of $1,510 for the Santa Clara High School Music Boosters to compete in the Western Band Association marching band competition in Union City, CA on November 11, 2017 and reimbursement for eligible expenses for past competitions in Dublin and San Jose, CA on October 21 and November 4, 2017.

Staff Recommendation: Approval subject to execution of a Contribution Agreement with the group.

CC

 

·         ACTION:

Approved

 

 

·         ASSIGNMENT:

Assistant City Manager

 

 

12.

PUBLIC PRESENTATIONS:

 

[This item is reserved for persons to address the Council/Stadium Authority/Sports and Open Space Authority/Housing Authority on any matter not on the agenda that is within the subject matter jurisdiction of the City or Authorities. The law does not permit action on, or extended discussion of, any item not on the agenda except under special circumstances. The governing body, or staff, may briefly respond to statements made or questions posed, and appropriate body 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 speaker cards available in the Council Chambers.]

 

 

A.

Howard Myers gave a presentation on development in Santa Clara.

 

 

B.

Kirk Vartan expressed comments on the lack of affordable housing.

 

 

C.

Scott Lane expressed comments of concern.

 

 

D.

Beau Jean Blatte and Rosavida Cruz expressed comments of concern on traffic and public safety on Newhall Street.

 

 

E.

Deborah Bress expressed comments of concern.

 

 

13.

CONSENT ITEMS PULLED FOR DISCUSSION:

 

14.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS:

 

[Possible Reconsideration of Actions Taken at Immediately Preceding Meeting. (See Summary of Actions for potential reconsideration, which is in the Agenda Packet Binder in the Council Chambers.)]

 

 

A.

Request for reconsideration of the Council's action of October 24, 2017 in approving the mixed-use senior apartment development at 2232-2240 El Camino Real.

 

 

·         ACTION:

No motion was made for reconsideration.

 

 

15.

REPORTS FOR ACTION:

 

A.

Pass to print an Ordinance adding Chapter 18.106 ("Historic Preservation") to Title 18 ("Zoning") of "The Code of the City of Santa Clara, California".

CC

 

·         ACTION:

Passed to print Ordinance No. 1972 including the requirement that projects to alter or demolish a historic resource, or projects located within 200 feet of a historic resource, be first referred to the Historical and Landmarks Commission and directed the City Manager to conduct a review of the Ordinance at 18 months after adoption to determine the effectiveness of the ordinance in achieving the City's preservation program goals and return to Council prior to the 18 month review with an updated City's Historic Resource Inventory to include all properties that have been designated by the Council and to develop a work program and budget for a comprehensive survey of properties that might be eligible for designation as historic resources.

 

 

·         ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Community Development

 

 

 

City Attorney

 

 

B.

Pass to print an Ordinance amending Section 18.06 ("Definitions") and Chapter 18.102 ("Medical Marijuana Dispensaries") of Title 18 ("Zoning") "The Code of the City of Santa Clara, California", to temporarily prohibit all commercial marijuana activity through December 31, 2018, and impose reasonable restriction on indoor marijuana growth for personal use.

CC

 

·         ACTION:

Passed to print Ordinance No. 1973.

 

 

·         ASSIGNMENT:

City Attorney

 

 

C.

Approval and adoption of the Energy Storage Procurement Plan for Silicon Valley Power to evaluate energy storage as an Element of Electric Utility Power Supply Plans in compliance with California Assembly Bill 2514.

CC

 

·         ACTION:

Approved.

 

 

·         ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Electric Utility

 

 

D.

Authorization to sign a letter of support for the Santa Clara Valley Water District's Water Storage Investment Program application for funding for the Pacheco Reservoir Expansion Project.

CC

 

·         ACTION:

Approved

 

 

·         ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Water and Sewer

 

 

16.

WRITTEN PETITION:

 

A.

Eugene W. Emmerich III on behalf of the neighborhood:  Request for the placement of a stop sign at the intersection of Newhall and Alviso streets. 

CC

 

·         ACTION:

Referred to the City Manager.

 

 

·         ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Public Works

 

 

17.

BIDS AND PROPOSALS:

 

A.

Award Public Works Contract No. 2404M for the Northern Receiving Station (NRS) Breaker Replacement Project to the lowest responsive and responsible bidder, Newtron, LLC, in an amount not to exceed $704,530 and authorization to execute contract and change orders up to 10% of the original contract price, or $70,453 for a total not-to-exceed amount of $774,983.

CC

 

·         ACTION:

Approved

 

 

·         ASSIGNMENT:

Chief Electric Utility Officer

 

 

18.

REPORTS OF MEMBERS AND SPECIAL COMMITTEES (CC SA SOSA HA):

 

A.

Reports regarding conference attendance, if any.

 

 

19.

CITY MANAGER/EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR REPORTS:

 

20.

REPORTS OF ACTION TAKEN IN CLOSED SESSION MATTERS:

 

21.

ADJOURNMENT:

 

A.

In Memory of the victims of the attack in Manhattan, New York on October 31, 2017 and the victims of the shooting in Sutherland Springs, Texas on November 5, 2017. The next regular scheduled meeting is on Tuesday evening, November 21, 2017, in the City Hall Council Chambers.

CC SA SOSA HA