Tuesday, March 6, 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

 

 

PRESENTATIONS

 

 

SESLOC FEDERAL CREDIT UNION 70TH ANNIVERSARY - PROCLAMATION.  (MARX – 5 MINUTES)

 

 

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.

 

 

 

 

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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. 

 

 

CONSENT AGENDA

A member of the public may request the Council to pull an item for discussion. Pulled items shall be heard at the close of the Consent Agenda unless a majority of the Council chooses another time. The public may comment on any and all items on the Consent Agenda within the three minute time limit.

 

 

C1.      MINUTES.  (CODRON/CANO)

 

RECOMMENDATION:  Waive oral reading and approve as presented.

 

C2.      2012-13 DEPARTMENT OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE CONTROL GRANT APPLICATION.  (GESELL/ELLSWORTH)

 

RECOMMENDATION: 1) Authorize staff to submit a grant application to the California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control for FY 2012-13 in an amount not to exceed $30,000.  2) Adopt a resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into a contract with the State if funding is awarded.  3) Authorize the City Manager to execute the necessary grant documents upon grant award.

 

C3.      REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS – CIVIL ENGINEERING AND TRAFFIC ENGINEERING DESIGN SERVICES, SPECIFICATION NO. 90703-2012A.  (WALTER/VANBEVEREN)

 

RECOMMENDATION: 1) Approve the Request for Proposals (RFP) to provide Civil Engineering and Traffic Engineering Design Services for the Capital Improvement Program, Specification No. 90703-2012A.  2) Authorize the City Manager to execute agreements with the selected consulting firms.  3) Authorize the Finance Director to execute and amend Purchase Orders for individual Civil Engineering and Traffic Engineering consultant service contracts in an amount not-to-exceed the authorized project budget.

 

C4.      SCADA UPGRADE INTEGRATION SERVICES – REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS.  (MATTINGLY/METZ)

 

RECOMMENDATION:  1) Approve the request for proposals for the Wastewater Division’s Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition Upgrade Integration Services and authorize its issuance.  2) Authorize the City Manager to award a contract if the selected proposal is within the estimate of $100,000.

 

C5.      AUTHORIZE FUNDS FROM THE LAW ENFORCEMENT GRANT FUND/TRAFFIC IMPOUND ACCOUNT TO PURCHASE EQUIPMENT RELATED TO TRAFFIC SAFETY.  (GESELL/STALEY/ELLSWORTH)

 

RECOMMENDATION:  1)  Appropriate $16,000 from available fund balance in the Law Enforcement Grant Fund/Traffic Impound Account to purchase mobile radar units for use by the Police Department’s Traffic Safety Division personnel.  2)  Appropriate $8,200 from available fund balance in the Law Enforcement Grant Fund/Traffic Impound Account to purchase tire deflation devices to equip patrol vehicles.

 

C6.      MEMORANDUM OF AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF SAN LUIS OBISPO AND THE INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF FIREFIGHTERS, LOCAL 3523 FOR THE PERIOD OF JANUARY 1, 2012 THROUGH DECEMBER 31, 2015.  (IRONS/ZOCHER)

 

RECOMMENDATION:  1) Adopt a resolution adopting and ratifying the Memorandum of Agreement with a four-year term between the City of San Luis Obispo and the International Association of Firefighters, Local 3523.  2) Adopt a resolution ceasing to pay and report the value of the employer paid member contribution (EPMC) to the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS) for members of the International Association of Firefighters, Local 3523. 

 

C7.      FINAL READING TO REPEAL ORDINANCE 906 (1981 SERIES) TO CONSOLIDATE AND REORGANIZE THE SHARED USE OF RECREATIONAL FACILITIES (SURF) COMMITTEE WITH THE PARKS AND RECREATION COMMISSION (PRC).  (STANWYCK/BREMER)

 

RECOMMENDATION:  Adopt Ordinance 1574 (2012 Series) repealing Ordinance 906 (1981 Series) and thereby consolidating and reorganizing the Shared Use of Recreational Facilities Committee with the Parks and Recreation Commission.

 

 

 

PUBLIC HEARINGS AND BUSINESS ITEMS

 

 

1.         AMENDMENTS TO THE FIRE HAZARDS SECTION OF THE GENERAL PLAN SAFETY ELEMENT AND TEXT AMENDMENTS TO THE BUILDING CODE (GPA, ER 77-10).  (JOHNSON/HINES/DUNSMORE – 45 MINUTES)

 

RECOMMENDATION:  1)  Adopt a resolution amending the Fire Hazards section of the General Plan Safety Element.  2)  Introduce an ordinance amending Title 15 of the Municipal Code amending construction and fire codes. 3) Adopt a Negative Declaration of environmental effect (ER 77-10).

 

2.         RECOMMENDATION TO ADD THE PROPERTY LOCATED AT 868 UPHAM STREET TO THE MASTER LIST OF HISTORIC RESOURCES.  (JOHNSON/LEVEILLE – 20 MINUTES)

 

RECOMMENDATION:  As recommended by the Cultural Heritage Committee (CHC), adopt a resolution adding the property located at 868 Upham Street to the Master List of Historic Resources.

3.         DETERMINE SIZE OF TASK FORCE AND PROCESS TO SELECT PARTICIPANTS FOR TASK FORCE – LAND USE and CIRCULATION ELEMENTS UPDATE (TF-LUCE).  (JOHNSON/MURRY – 30 MINUTES)

 

RECOMMENDATION:  Select a task force size and a process by which Council will select participants for the TF-LUCE.

 

 

 

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.