SHIRLEY KIMBERLIN Everything I list turns to SOLD! 805-886-0228 email@example.com This week’s listings on the back page City Council faces full plate of issues Meeting of the minds BY CAt NeuSHul Carpinteria City Council members took care of some of the small details that make a big difference during their meeting on March 10. With agenda items involving non-controversial, yet important, topics, the council voted to award a construction contract for the seaside park project, showed support for affordable housing, appointed a member to the Architectural review Board, and started selecting committee members to plan the city’s 50th anniversary celebration. the Seaside Park project ready to begin the Carpinteria City Council voted to award a construction contract for $189,831 to DpM Construction Company for the completion of the seaside park project on the corner of Maple and Carpinteria avenues. Matt roberts, director of Carpinteria parks and recreation Department, said the city received six bids, and DPM was the lowest, by far. right now, the site is home to the Friends of the Library’s used Book store and the Farm Cart, and is in need of landscaping and refurbishing. As part of the renovation, native trees, a millstone fountain, and a wooden trellis will be added. Vice Mayor Gregg Carty said, “this is a beautiful project. I think it will be a great asset to our city.” the project is scheduled to be completed by the end of May. Affordable housing gets support the city council also voted on two items involving affordable housing. The first involved a review and acceptance of the Annual report to the state on the housing element program. shanna Farley-Judkins, assistant city planner, said there were 101 affordable housing units added in 2013, including the Lagunitas homes and the Dahlia Court Apartments. “this was a big boost for the affordable housing program,” she said. the second housing issue involved a resolution to implement a government code concerning mobile home park subdivision survey requirements. In a unanimous vote, city council members elected to implement senate Bill 510, which allows cities to use surveys of mobile home park residents as a means to determine whether to approve or reject a subdivision request. Before sB 510 was adopted, developers were able to sue cities if they based their decisions on these surveys. Mayor Brad stein said, “Considering, that this is probably our most important stock of affordable housing, this is an important step.” New member appointed to Architectural Review Board In order to fill a vacancy on the Architectural Review Board left by the resignation of architect Bill Araluce, the council reviewed a group of applicants and appointed Dylan Chappell based on his qualifications as a professional architect. Chappell’s shortened term will end Jan. 31, 2015. the ArB traditionally includes at least one architect, one contractor and one landscape architect or designer. See CITY COUNCIL continued on page 7 suBMItteD photo From left, Sal Campos, Albert Medel and Alfred Olivas seek refuge in one another’s company while their wives browse the wares at Saint Joseph Resale Shop. Friends for decades, the oldtimers shot the breeze while testing the comfort of the shop’s chairs on the morning of March 11. Recognizing a quintessential Carpinteria moment, resale shop manager Yvonne Davisson snapped the photo and sent it to Coastal View News. Moorhouse makes state athletic hall of fame Athletic halls of fame keep calling Valley high school hall of Fame. patricia Macphee Moorhouse of CarMoorhouse has been on the sBArt pinteria. the longtime Carpinterian, Board of Directors since 1980. In coach and administrator at santa 1996, she received the Louise Lowry Barbara City College will be inductDavis Award from the sBArt for ed into the California Community her many contributions to women’s College Athletic Association hall athletics in santa Barbara. of Fame in early April. Moorhouse “pat put competition in perspecwill enter the state hall as a women’s tive and provided balance in an oftennis and volleyball coach. her 19 ten over-competitive, high-pressure Western state Conference titles in 21 environment,” said Ingrid schmitz, seasons coaching the two sports in a former player who coached the the 1970s and ’80s make her the most Vaqueros to a state title in 2001. “Alsuccessful coach in sBCC history. though she wanted student-athletes she compiled a 128-16 record and to be competitive, she placed her five championships in six years as focus on effort verses outcome, volleyball coach and a 250-28 record while at the same time incorporatand 14 championships in 15 years as ing fun. At the end of the day if we tennis coach. did our best, we achieved success, Courtesy photo “pat was a great coach and role regardless of the outcome. her phiPatricia MacPhee Moorhouse will model,” said Carpinterian Debbie losophy guided teams to numerous be inducted into the California ekola, a former player who went on championships. I remember asking Community College Athletic to coach the sBCC women’s tennis her what her secret was to dealing team. “she inspired me to achieve Association Hall of Fame in early with player personalities. her regreatness on the court and in life.” April. sponse was, ‘I just treat them as if Moorhouse was the California Community College they were my daughters.’” tennis Coaches Association state Coach of the year in she will join 122 previous inductees with her entry 1991 and was inducted into the santa Barbara Athletic into the CCCAA hall of Fame. the CCCAA hall of round table hall of Fame in 1999 and the CCC tennis Fame webpage, complete with past nominees and hall of Fame in 2000. she’s also a member of the yucca bios, can be found cccaasports.org/history-hof.asp.