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					CITY OF SANTA CRUZ
809 Center Street
Santa Cruz, California 95060




                                         CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
                                            REVISED 3/24/14

                                              Regular Meeting

                                              March 25, 2014


1:30 P.M.         CLOSED LITIGATION SESSION, COURTYARD CONFERENCE ROOM
2:30 P.M.         CONSENT, GENERAL BUSINESS AND PUBLIC HEARINGS, COUNCIL
                  CHAMBERS
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                                 citycouncil@cityofsantacruz.com.

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immediately preceding a Council meeting may not have time to reach Councilmembers, nor
be read by them prior to consideration of an item. Please make any communication to
Councilmembers regarding Council meeting items prior to 5:00 p.m. Monday.

Council meetings are cablecast on Comcast Channel 25 or Channel 26.

Written material for every item listed in the open sessions is available for review at the
Downtown Branch Library Reference Desk.

Time limits set by Council Policy are guidelines. Unless otherwise specified, procedures for all
items, except those approved in one motion on the Consent Agenda, are:

    •    Oral staff report
    •    Public comment - 3 minutes each; maximum total time may be established by the
         Presiding Officer at the beginning of the item
    •    Council/Agency deliberation and action
The City of Santa Cruz does not discriminate against persons with disabilities. Out of consideration for people with
chemical sensitivities we ask that you attend fragrance free. Upon request, the agenda can be provided in a format to
accommodate special needs. Additionally, if you wish to attend this public meeting and will require assistance such as
an interpreter for American Sign Language, Spanish, or other special equipment, please call the City Clerk’s
Department at 420-5030 at least five days in advance so that we can arrange for such special assistance, or email
CityClerk@cityofsantacruz.com. The Cal-Relay system number: 1-800-735-2922.
March 25, 2014 CITY COUNCIL AGENDA                                                  2

                             Closed Litigation Session

                                        1:30 PM

  The Presiding Officer will open the City Council Closed Litigation Session in a
  public meeting in the Council Chambers, for the purpose of announcing the
  agenda and receiving public testimony. Thereafter, the Councilmembers will
  move to the Courtyard Conference Room and the meeting will be closed to the
  public.

  Closed Session

  A.     Conference with Legal Counsel - Liability Claims (Government Code
         §54956.95)

         1. Claimant: James Patenaude

         Claims Against City of Santa Cruz


  B.     Conference with Legal Counsel - Existing Litigation (Government Code
         §54956.9)

         (2 cases to be discussed)

         1. The New Santa Cruz Surf School, LLC v. City of Santa Cruz - Santa
         Cruz County Superior Court Case No. CV178403

         2. Habitat & Watershed Caretakers v. City of Santa Cruz - US District
         Court Case No. H040762


  C.     Labor Negotiations (Government Code §54956.6)

         1. Employee Organization - SEIU Temporary Employees

         Tina Shull - City Negotiator
March 25, 2014 CITY COUNCIL AGENDA                                               3

                                   City Council

                                    2:30 PM

  Call to Order

  Roll Call

  Pledge of Allegiance

  Introduction of New Employees

  Presentation

  1.      Updates on the Draft 2014 Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation
          Plan.


  2.      2011-13 Report from Commission for the Prevention of Violence
          Against Women (CPVAW) with spotlight on Safety Skill/Self Defense
          Program.

  Presiding Officer's Announcements

  Statements of Disqualification

  Additions and Deletions

  Oral Communications Announcement - Community members may address the
  Council about any matter not on the agenda during Oral Communications. The
  Mayor determines when Oral Communications will commence but generally it
  will occur at approximately 5 p.m. but may occur before or after 5 p.m.
  Speakers will be invited up to the lectern by the Mayor and are asked to
  keep comments to three minutes or less, and encouraged to state name and
  community of residence. Up to 30 minutes will be allocated for Oral
  Communications. Note that in the absence of an emergency, California law
  prohibits the Council from discussing or taking immediate action on comments
  offered in Oral Communications.

  City Manager Report - The City Manager will report on events since the last
  council meeting.
March 25, 2014 CITY COUNCIL AGENDA                                                  4

  Consent Agenda

  3.     Minutes of the February 25, 2014 Joint City Council Meeting (CC)

         Motion to approve as submitted.


  4.     Minutes of the March 2, 2014 City Council and Department Head
         Retreat (CC)

         Motion to approve as submitted.


  5.     Minutes of the March 11, 2014 City Council Meeting (CC)

         Motion to approve as submitted.


  6.     Resolution Amending the City's Bail Schedule to Add New Fines for
         Ordinances Adopted by the City Council During 2013 (CA)

         Resolution amending the City of Santa Cruz's Bail Schedule and direct
         staff to forward the newly amended bail schedule to Santa Cruz County
         Superior Court.


  7.     2013 Annual Report – UCSC/City/County/CLUE                Comprehensive
         Settlement Agreement (CM)

         Motion   to   accept  the  2013    Annual    Report  of   the
         UCSC/City/County/CLUE  Comprehensive   Settlement   Agreement
         implementation.


  8.     5th Annual Festival del Nopal (Cactus Festival) Event in Santa Cruz –
         City Co-Sponsorship (CN)

         Motion to co-sponsor the 5th Annual Festival del Nopal (Cactus
         Festival) 2014 event to be held in Santa Cruz and provide a financial
         contribution to the event organizers in the amount $100 from the City
         Council special projects account to assist their event planning efforts.


  9.     Liability Claim Filed Against City of Santa Cruz (FN)

         Motion to reject liability claim of a) James Patenaude, based on staff
         recommendation.
March 25, 2014 CITY COUNCIL AGENDA                                                  5

Consent Agenda (continued)

   10.    Draft Five Year Update of the City’s Local Hazard Mitigation Plan
          (LHMP) (PW)

          Motion to adopt the Draft Five Year Update of the City’s Local Hazard
          Mitigation Plan (LHMP) in order to avoid a significant FEMA flood
          insurance increase being passed onto residents in Federal Emergency
          Management Agency (FEMA) designated Flood Zones.


   11.    Encroachment Permit for AT&T Wireless Overhead Fiber Optic
          Telecommunications Network at Mission Street Extension (PW)

         Resolution granting an encroachment permit for installation and
         maintenance      of    AT&T    Wireless    Overhead    Fiber     Optic
         Telecommunications Network mounted on existing utility poles at
         Mission Street Extension between Shaffer Road and 2611 Mission Street.


   12.    Spring 2014 Overlay Project - Western Drive and Laurel Street (PW)

          Motion to approve plans and specifications for the 2014 Overlay
          Projects (Western Drive and Laurel Street) and authorize staff to
          advertise for bids. The City Manager is hereby authorized and directed
          to execute the contract as authorized by Resolution No. NS-27,563.


   13.    Ratify Purchase Order Approval for the Emergency Ocean Street
          Sanitary Sewer Directional Drill Project (m409682) (PW)

          Motion to ratify the issuance of a purchase order to Monterey Peninsula
          Engineering (MPE) for the Emergency Ocean Street Sanitary Sewer
          Directional Drill Project in the amount of $119,416.00.


                               End Consent Agenda
March 25, 2014 CITY COUNCIL AGENDA                                                6

  General Business

  14.    Crosswalk Request on Ocean Street at Jewell (PW)

         Motion to provide direction to staff.


  15.    REVISED: Local E-Cigarette Regulations (CN)

         Motion to introduce for publication an ordinance of the City of Santa
         Cruz amending section 6.04.040, 6.06.010, 6.06.020, 6.06.030,
         6.074.010, 6.074.020, 6.07.030, 6.074.060 and 6.074.140 of the Santa
         Cruz Municipal Code pertaining to the regulation of e-cigarettes and
         tobacco and e-cigarette retailer, school, and high-risk alcohol outlet
         buffer zones.

         Updates made to this recommendation include revisions to section
         numbers 6.04.010, 6.04.020, 6.04.060, and 6.04.140 to read 6.07.010,
         6.07.020, 6.07.060, and 6.07.140, and additional language at the end
         of paragraph.


  16.    Code Compliance Study Session (PL)

         Receive a presentation on Code Compliance program and receive
         public testimony.


  17.    Amended Report for CDBG and HOME Funding - Housing and
         Community Development Program Discussion for 2014–2015 Program
         Year (ED)

         Motion to amend draft CDBG budget for the 2014 – 2015 program year
         to include projected unutilized prior CDBG funding for designated
         project.

  Council Meeting Calendar

  18.    The City Council will review the meeting calendar attached to the
         agenda and revise it as necessary.

  Council Memberships in City Groups and Outside Agencies

  19.    The Presiding Officer will provide councilmembers with the
         opportunity to update Council and the public regarding city groups and
         outside agencies.

  City Attorney Report on Closed Session
March 25, 2014 CITY COUNCIL AGENDA                                                   7

  Adjournment - The City Council will adjourn from the Regular Meeting of
  March 25, 2014 to the next Regular Meeting of April 8, 2014 for a closed session
  after the hour of 1:30 p.m. in the Courtyard Conference Room, followed by
  open sessions at the approximate hours of 2:30 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. in the
  Council Chambers.
March 25, 2014 CITY COUNCIL AGENDA                                                     8

  Advisory Body Appointments
  The following positions are vacant. Council will make appointments at a future
  meeting.


   Transportation and Public Works Commission     One (1) vacancy


  Public Hearing

  If, in the future, you wish to challenge in court any of the matters on this
  agenda for which a public hearing is to be conducted, you may be limited to
  raising only those issues which you (or someone else) raised orally at the public
  hearing or in written correspondence received by the City at or before the
  hearing.

  Any person seeking to challenge a City Council decision made as a result of a
  proceeding in which, by law, a hearing is required to be given, evidence is
  required to be taken, and the discretion in the determination of facts is vested
  in the City Council, shall be required to commence that action either 60 days or
  90 days following the date on which the decision becomes final as provided in
  Code of Civil Procedure Section 1094.6 Please refer to code of Civil Procedure
  1094.6 to determine how to calculate when a decision becomes “final.” The 60-
  day rule applies to all public hearings conducted pursuant to the City’s Zoning
  Ordinance, Title 24, Santa Cruz Municipal Code. The 90-day rule applies to all
  other public hearings.

  City Council Agenda Legislative History Addendum
  No information was submitted.

  City staff is responsible for providing the City Clerk with such documentation and
  information for the Legislative History Addendum. The information will be on
  file in the City Clerk’s Department.

  The Addendum is a listing of information specific to City Council business, but
  which does not appear on a Council meeting agenda. Such entities would
  include, but not be limited to: Court decisions, Coastal Commission Appeals of
  City Council actions, Closed Session Agreements/Settlements, which are public
  record, Association of Monterey Bay Area Governments, Local Agency Formation
  Commission.
March 25, 2014 CITY COUNCIL AGENDA                                                  9

            ADDENDUM TO CITY COUNCIL AGENDA – MARCH 25, 2014
           INFORMATION ITEMS PREVIOUSLY DISTRIBUTED TO CITY
                               COUNCILMEMBERS
     (Copies available in the Central Branch Library at the Reference Desk)


  City Clerk                                     Resignation of Michael Becker
                                                 from the Transportation and
                                                 Public Works Commission
                                                 3/13/14 (CC FYI 163)


  City Manager                                   Online Bicycle Licensing
                                                 3/7/14 (CM FYI 195)


  City Manager (Special Events)                  Downtown Association Sidewalk
                                                 Sales MARCH-NOVEMBER 2014
                                                 (typically last weekend starting
                                                 Friday and ending Sunday of
                                                 each month) 3/17/14 (CM FYI
                                                 194)


  Economic Development                           Venture Quest – Renewal of the
                                                 Municipal Wharf License for the
                                                 Business Located on the
                                                 Municipal Wharf 3/11/14 (ED
                                                 FYI 002)


  Public Works Department                        Revised City Mandatory Storm
                                                 Water Best Management
                                                 Practices for Development and
                                                 Remodeling Projects 3/5/14
                                                 (PW FYI 0085)
March 25, 2014 CITY COUNCIL AGENDA                                                    10

              ADDENDUM TO CITY COUNCIL AGENDA – MARCH 25, 2014
                             MAYOR’S PROCLAMATIONS


  1. Proclaiming Wednesday, March 12, 2014 as “Maria Luisa Estrada Terrazas Day”
     and urging all residents to join in wishing her a Happy 101st Birthday and asking
     that everyone share the love of community and family and respect for this
     place we call home and celebrate this day with close friends and family.

  2. Proclaiming Wednesday, March 12, 2014 as “Autumn and Simone Bushard
     Hunger Fighters of the Year Day” and encouraging all citizens to join in
     honoring them as an inspiring example of individuals whose efforts are
     supporting the Second Harvest Food Bank’s mission, “to educate and involve
     individuals to end hunger and alleviate malnutrition in our communities,” and
     expressing heartfelt appreciation for their contributions on behalf of all those
     in need.

  3. Proclaiming Wednesday, March 12, 2014 as “AR and Fred Pointer Hunger
     Fighters of the Year Day” and encouraging all citizens to join in honoring them
     as an inspiring example of individuals whose efforts are supporting the Second
     Harvest Food Bank’s mission, “to educate and involve individuals to end hunger
     and alleviate malnutrition in our communities,” and expressing heartfelt
     appreciation for their contributions on behalf of all those in need.

  4. Proclaiming the year 2014 as the year to go solar in Santa Cruz.

  5. Proclaiming March 14, 2014 as “Firefighter/Paramedic Clayton Ogden Day” and
     encouraging all citizens to join in expressing heartfelt appreciation for his
     contributions to protect the community.

  6. Proclaiming March 14, 2014 as “Officer Eileen Fincutter Day” and encouraging
     all citizens to join in expressing heartfelt appreciation for her contributions to
     protect the community.

  7. Proclaiming March 8, 2014 as “Wynton Marsalis Day” and encouraging all
     citizens to join in expressing heartfelt appreciation for his contributions to the
     music world and ensuring that jazz music continues to thrive.

  8. Proclaiming March 23, 2014 as “Marsha Wallace – Dining for Women Day” and
     encouraging all citizens to join in expressing heartfelt appreciation for her
     efforts to change the world one dinner at a time.

  9. Proclaiming Wednesday, March 19, 2014 as “Patrice Edwards Day” and
     encouraging all citizens to join in congratulating her as the recipient of the
     2014 Al Smith Friend of Agriculture Award for her contributions to local
     agriculture.

				
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