Tuesday, January 3, 2012

 

 

 

7:00 p.m.

 

REGULAR MEETING

 

Council Chamber

990 Palm Street

 

 

CALL TO ORDER:                Mayor Jan Marx

 

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

 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

 

APPOINTMENTS

 

 

A1.      COUNCIL LIAISON SUBCOMMITTEE ASSIGNMENTS 2012.  (MARX/CARPENTER – 5 MINUTES)

 

RECOMMENDATION:  Approve Council Liaison Subcommittee assignments for calendar year 2012.

 

A2.      COUNCIL COMPENSATION COMMITTEE.  (cano – 15 minutes)

 

RECOMMENDATION:  Nominate and appoint a five member citizen committee, and three alternates, to serve on the Council Compensation Committee.

 

A3.      APPOINTMENT TO THE HUMAN RELATIONS COMMISSION.  (CARPENTER/SMITH – 5 MINUTES))

 

RECOMMENDATION:  Appoint Theresa Merkle to the Human Relations Commission to fill an unscheduled vacancy with a term ending March 31, 2013.


 

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.      ADOPTION OF AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 17 OF THE MUNICIPAL CODE (ZONING REGULATIONS); CITY FILE #: GPI 83-07 & GPI 8-11.  (JOHNSON/LEVEILLE)

 

RECOMMENDATION:  Adopt Ordinance No. 1571 (2012 Series) amending Title 17 of the Municipal Code.

 

C3.      CHORRO STREET RECONSTRUCTION MEASURE Y PROJECT, SPECIFICATION No. 91043.  (WALTER/GUZMAN)

 

RECOMMENDATION:  1) Approve plans and specifications for the Chorro Street Reconstruction Project, Specification No. 91043; and 2) Authorize staff to advertise for bids and authorize the City Manager to award the contract if the lowest responsible bid for the Chorro Street Reconstruction Project is within the Engineer’s Estimate of $300,000.

 

C4.      STATUS UPDATE REGARDING CONSULTANT SELECTION FOR LAND USE AND CIRCULATION ELEMENTS UPDATE.  (JOHNSON/MURRY)

 

RECOMMENDATION:  Receive and file the status report.

 

C5.      LEASE OF CITY OWNED PROPERTY AT 860 PACIFIC STREET, SUITE 101-102.  (WALTER/HORCH)

 

RECOMMENDATION:  Adopt a resolution to:  1) Approve the commercial lease agreement between the City of San Luis Obispo and Julie Stowasser; and 2) Authorize the Director of Public Works to execute the commercial lease agreement and all necessary paperwork.

 

C6.      ANNUAL STATEMENT OF DEVELOPMENT IMPACT FEES.  (BOURBEAU/MALICOAT)

 

RECOMMENDATION:  Receive and file annual statements of revenues and expenditures from development impact fees for 2010-11 (water, wastewater and transportation).

 

 

PUBLIC HEARING

 

 

1.         GENERAL PLAN AMENDMENT REQUEST (FROM OFFICE TO GENERAL RETAIL); AND REZONE (FROM OFFICE (O) TO DOWNTOWN-COMMERCIAL (C-D) ZONE), AND ENVIRONMENTAL REVIEW, (1231-1233 GARDEN STREET, 734-740 PACIFIC STREET, 1234 BROAD STREET).  (JOHNSON/LEVEILLE – 45 MINUTES)

 

RECOMMENDATION:  As recommended by the Planning Commission:  1) Introduce by title only an ordinance to rezone the property from Office (O) zone to the Downtown-Commercial (C-D) zone; and 2) Approve the resolution amending the General Plan from Office to General Retail; and adopting the Negative Declaration of Environmental Impact.

 

 

BUSINESS ITEM

 

 

2.         PALM NIPOMO PARKING STRUCTURE DIRECTION.  (WALTER/MANDEVILLE – 45 MINUTES)

 

RECOMMENDATION:  Direct staff to prepare and advertise a Request for Proposals for environmental services to prepare a focused environmental impact report (EIR) for the Palm Nipomo parking structure project and authorize the City Manager to award if the contract is within the project budget.

 

3.         CITY COUNCIL POLICIES AND PROCEDURES.  (DIETRICK/CANO – 45 MINUTES)

 

RECOMMENDATION:  Adopt a resolution amending the City Council Policies and Procedures.

 

 

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.

  

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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.