Tuesday, January 17, 2012
990 Palm Street
5:00 P.M. – SPECIAL MEETING – COUNCIL CHAMBER
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
PUBLIC COMMENTS ON AGENDA ITEMS ONLY: You may address the Council on any item described in this agenda by completing a speaker slip and giving it to the City Clerk prior to the meeting. The Mayor will invite public comments before the Council takes action on each item. (Gov. Code Sec. 54954.3(a)) Your speaking time is limited to three (3) minutes. (CC&P Sec.1.3.7)
RECOMMENDATION: Adopt a Resolution to create a General Plan Task Force and define its term and responsibilities.
ADJOURN TO A CLOSED SESSION
CLOSED SESSION IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING THE 5:00 SPECIAL MEETING – COUNCIL HEARING ROOM
ANNOUNCEMENT OF CLOSED SESSION TOPICS
PUBLIC COMMENT ON CLOSED SESSION ITEMS
CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL – Existing Litigation
Pursuant to Government Code § 54956.9 (a)
(5) Abducted, Kidnapped, Abused Neglected, Endangered Afrikan Amerikan Rodgers’ Children of Tender Ages in Crisis; Otis Lee Rodgers v. City of San Luis Obispo; Kerri Rosenblum, Communications & Records Manager
San Luis Obispo Superior Court Case No. CV110603
ADJOURN TO A REGULAR MEETING
7:00 P.M. – REGULAR MEETING – COUNCIL CHAMBERS
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
CLOSED SESSION REPORT. (DIETRICK)
BADGING CEREMONY AND OATH FOR POLICE CHIEF STEVE GESELL. (LICHTIG/CANO – 10 MINUTES)
PROCLAMATION ACKNOWLEDGING DAVE CONGALTON. (MARX – 5 MINUTES)
PERIOD FOR ITEMS NOT ON THE AGENDA (not to exceed 15
RECOMMENDATION: Waive oral reading and approve as presented.
C2. FINAL ACCEPTANCE OF PUBLIC IMPROVEMENTS FOR ORCUTT ROAD FRONTAGE AND SACRAMENTO DRIVE FOR TRACT 2707 – A RESIDENTIAL CONDOMINIUM SUBDIVISION AT 953 ORCUTT ROAD (CITYVIEW LAUREL CREEK). (WALTER/HANNULA/DOSTALEK)
RECOMMENDATION: Adopt a Resolution: 1) Accepting the public improvements for the Orcutt Road frontage of Tract 2707; 2) Accepting a majority of the public improvements for Sacramento Drive of Tract 2707; 3) Releasing the securities for Orcutt Road and Sacramento Drive, and collecting a new security to guarantee completion of the remaining public improvements for Sacramento Drive; and 4) Authorizing the Director of Public Works to accept the remaining Sacramento Drive public improvements and to release the remaining Sacramento Drive security once completed.
RECOMMENDATION: As recommended by the Tree Committee, designate one tree in the City’s Exposition/Meadow Park as a Heritage Tree.
RECOMMENDATION: Appropriate $100,000 from the Flood Control and Water Conservation District Zone 9 County Advisory Board program to fund Preliminary Design Services for Mid-Higuera Bypass project, Specification No. 90649.
RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Ordinance No. 1572 (2012 Series) amending Title 17 of the San Luis Obispo Municipal Code.
RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Ordinance No. 1573 (2012 Series) amending Chapter 2.04 of the San Luis Obispo Municipal Code to change regular Council meeting dates to the first three Tuesdays of the month.
PUBLIC HEARINGS – BUSINESS ITEMS
RECOMMENDATION: Adopt a Resolution denying the appeal of the Tree Committee’s decision to not allow the removal of two palm trees at 539 Cerro Romauldo.
3. APPEAL OF PLANNING COMMISSION DECISION WHICH UPHELD THE ADMINISTRATIVE HEARING OFFICER’S DECISION TO REVOKE THE HOME OCCUPATION FOR PIANO LESSONS AT 1247 VISTA DEL LAGO (R-1-PD ZONE). (JOHNSON/LEVEILLE – 45 MINUTES)
RECOMMENDATION: Approve a Resolution denying the appeal and revoke the Home Occupation Permit for piano lessons at 1247 Vista del Lago.
RECOMMENDATION: 1) Authorize a total project budget of $193,200 for Southwood Sewerline Replacement project, Specification Number 91145; and 2) Adopt a Resolution suspending bidding requirements for the Southwood Sewerline Replacement project due to serious structural deficiencies at a creek crossing and authorizing the City Manager to execute a contract for project construction if the lowest responsible estimate is within the Engineer’s Estimate of $100,000.
RECOMMENDATION: 1) Conduct a public hearing to consider a resolution authorizing the City to enter into an agreement to participate in Pacific Gas & Electric Company’s Sustainable Solutions Turnkey Program; 2) Adopt a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into a service agreement for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Upgrades at the Water Reclamation Facility pursuant to Government Code 4217; 3) Authorize the City Manager to execute a Work Order, upon approval of the City Attorney as to form, to implement the Investment Grade Analysis with the Work Order amount not to exceed $400,000; and 4) Approve the deferral or elimination of identified Water Reclamation Facility capital improvement projects and the use of up to $400,000 of previously appropriated sewer fund capital funds to proceed with the Phase 3, 50% design.
COUNCIL LIAISON REPORTS
(not to exceed 15 minutes)
COMMUNICATIONS (not to
exceed 15 minutes)