Tuesday, December 6, 2011

 

7:00 p.m.                                                REGULAR MEETING                                   Council Chamber

990 Palm Street

 

CALL TO ORDER:

Mayor Jan Marx

ROLL CALL:

Council Members Dan Carpenter, Andrew Carter and Kathy Smith, Vice Mayor John Ashbaugh and Mayor Jan Marx

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

PRESENTATIONS

SLOCOG DOWNTOWN TRANSIT CENTER STUDY.  (30 MINUTES)

APPOINTMENT

A1.      VICE MAYOR APPOINTMENT FOR 2012. (CODRON/CANO – 15 MINUTES)

RECOMMENDATION:  Appoint a Vice Mayor to serve a one-year term commencing upon appointment.


PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD FOR ITEMS NOT ON THE AGENDA (not to exceed 15 minutes total): The Council welcomes your input. You may address the Council by completing a speaker slip and giving it to the City Clerk prior to the meeting. At this time, you may address the Council on items that are not on the agenda. Time limit is three minutes. State law does not allow the Council to discuss or take action on issues not on the agenda, except that members of the Council or staff may briefly respond to statements made or questions posed by persons exercising their public testimony rights (Gov. Code Sec. 54954.2). Staff may be asked to follow up on such items. Staff reports and other written documentation relating to each item referred to on this agenda are on file in the City Clerk’s Office in Room 4 of City Hall.

 

 

CONSENT AGENDA

The Consent Agenda is approved on one motion.  Council Members may pull consent items to be considered after Business items.  The public may comment on any item on the Consent Calendar.

C1.      MINUTES.  (CODRON/CANO)

RECOMMENDATION:  Waive oral reading and approve as presented.

C2.      REDUCTION IN MANAGEMENT COMPENSATION.  (IRONS)

RECOMMENDATION:  1) Adopt a resolution reducing compensation for appointed officials, department heads, and management employees resulting in an estimated $807,000 annually in savings during the term of the resolution, January 1, 2012, through December 31, 2013; 2) Accept the City Manager’s waiver of car allowance; 3) Adopt a resolution ceasing to pay and report the value of the employer paid member contribution (EPMC) to California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS); and 4) Authorize the Mayor to execute amended contracts of employment with the City Manager and the City Attorney reducing their compensation as specified in this report.

C3.      CITY COMMUNICATIONS INFRASTRUCTURE EASEMENT.  (CODRON)

RECOMMENDATION:  Authorize the Mayor to accept an easement from the owners of the Damon-Garcia Ranch for communications infrastructure, and in exchange grant a fee waiver for Subdivision Services valued at $2,949.

C4.      TRENCH REPAIR, JOB ORDER CONTRACT, SPECIFICATION NO. 91092.   (WALTER/HORN)

RECOMMENDATION:  1) Approve plans and specifications for the Trench Repair, Job Order Contract, Specification No. 91092; and 2) Authorize staff to advertise for bids and authorize the City Manager to award the contract to the lowest responsible bidder.


 

PUBLIC HEARINGS

1.                 REVIEW OF AMENDMENTS TO MUNICIPAL CODE TITLE 17:  ZONING REGULATIONS AND REVIEW OF AMENDMENTS TO THE ACCESS AND PARKING MANAGEMENT PLAN (CONTINUED FROM THE MEETING OF NOVEMBER 15, 2011).  
(MURRY/DUNSMORE/LEVEILLE/MANDEVILLE – 45 MINUTES)

RECOMMENDATION:  As recommended by the Planning Commission:  1) Introduce by title only, an ordinance to adopt the proposed amendments to Title 17 (Zoning Regulations) of the Municipal Code; and 2) Approve a resolution amending the Access and Parking Management Plan to support downtown residential parking.

STUDY SESSION

2.                 2011-12 CITYWIDE WINTER WEATHER PREPARATION.  (WALTER/CODRON/LYNCH/HAVLIK/NANCE/HANNULA – 30 MINUTES)

RECOMMENDATION:  Receive and file a report on the City’s 2011-12 winter weather preparations.

COUNCIL LIAISON REPORTS (not to exceed 15 minutes)
Council Members report on conferences or other City activities.  Time limit—3 minutes.

 

COMMUNICATIONS (not to exceed 15 minutes)
At this time, any Council Member or the City Manager may ask a question for clarification, make an announcement, or report briefly on his or her activities.  In addition, subject to Council Policies and Procedures, they may provide a reference to staff or other resources for factual information, request staff to report back to the Council at a subsequent meeting concerning any matter, or take action to direct staff to place a matter of business on a future agenda. (Gov. Code Sec. 54954.2)

ADJOURN.

 

The City of San Luis Obispo is committed to including the disabled in all of its services, programs, and activities.  Telecommunications Device for the Deaf (805) 781-7410.  Please speak to the City Clerk prior to the meeting if you require a hearing amplification device.  For more agenda information, call 781-7100.

City Council regular meetings are televised live on Charter Channel 20.  Any writings or documents provided to a majority of the City Council regarding any item on this agenda will be made available for public inspection in the City Clerk’s office located at 990 Palm Street, San Luis Obispo, during normal business hours.