Tuesday, February 7, 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

 

 

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.      SLO TRANSIT OPERATIONS AND MAINTENANCE AGREEMENT WITH FIRST TRANSIT.  (WALTER/WEBSTER)

RECOMMENDATION:  Authorize the City Manager to approve a one-year contract extension with First Transit, Inc. to perform transit operations and maintenance for the 2012-13 fiscal year.

 

C3.      RFP REQUESTING EIR CONSULTANT FOR THE JOHNSON AVENUE HOUSING PROJECT (ER 56-08).  (JOHNSON/RICCI)

 

RECOMMENDATION:  1) Approve the scope of work for Environmental Impact Report (EIR) and authorize staff to proceed with the issuance of a Request for Proposal (RFP) to qualified environmental consulting firms. Authorize the City Manager to award the contract to a qualified environmental consulting firm for the EIR, contingent upon the developer depositing with the City the amount of the contract plus a 30% administrative fee.

 

 

BUSINESS

 

 

1.         COMPREHENSIVE ANNUAL FINANCIAL REPORT FOR 2010-11.  (BOURBEAU/MALICOAT – 30 MINUTES)

 

RECOMMENDATION:  Review and discuss the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for 2010-11.

 

 

STUDY SESSION

 

 

2.         STUDY SESSION- HISTORIC PRESERVATION PROGRAM.  (JOHNSON/DUNSMORE – 45 MINUTES)

 

RECOMMENDATION:  Receive a presentation on the Historic Preservation Program.

 

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.

 

City Council regular meetings are televised live on Charter Channel 20.  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.

 

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.