Tuesday, March 20, 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

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 OF TUESDAY, March 20, 2012.  (CODRON/CANO)

 

RECOMMENDATION:  Waive oral reading and approve as presented.

 

C2.      RAW WATERLINE RECOATING, SPECIFICATION NO. 90983. (Walter/VanBeveren)

 

RECOMMENDATION: 1) Approve plans and specifications for the Raw Waterline Recoating Project, Specification No. 90983.  2) Approve the transfer of $250,000 into the project’s construction and construction management phases from the Water Treatment Plant Major Facility Maintenance account.  3) Authorize staff to advertise for bids and authorize the City Manager to award the contract if the lowest responsible bid is within the Engineer’s Estimate of $190,000.

 

C3.      AUTHORIZE A GRANT APPLICATION FOR THE HOUSING RELATED PARKS PROGRAM. (Walter/Fraser)

 

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt a resolution authorizing staff to apply to the California State Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) for $117,450 of Housing Related Parks (HRP) Grant program funds to be applied towards the Santa Rosa Park playground equipment replacement project.

 

C4.      STORM DRAIN REPAIRS AT VARIOUS LOCATIONS - PHASE 1, SPECIFICATION NO. 91037 A MEASURE Y PROJECT. (Walter/Guzman)

 

RECOMMENDATION: 1) Approve plans and specifications for the Phase 1 Storm Drain Repairs at Various Locations Project, a Measure Y – ˝ cent sales tax funded project, Specification No. 91037.  2) Authorize staff to advertise for bids and authorize the City Manager to award the contract if the lowest responsible bid for the Phase 1 Storm Drain Repairs at Various Locations Project is within the Engineer’s Estimate of $269,000.  3) Authorize an advance of the 2012-13 Storm Drain Replacement funding of $350,000 to the project account to allow for award of the contract.

 

C5.      ADOPTION OF AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 15 OF THE MUNICIPAL CODE (BUILDING/FIRE CODE); CITY FILE #: GPA/ER 77-10 (JOHNSON/DUNSMORE)

 

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Ordinance #1575 (2012 Series) amending Title 15 of the Municipal Code.

 

BUSINESS ITEMS/PUBLIC HEARINGS

 

 

1.         safe parking pilot program at prado day center & direction regarding PUBLIC STREET PARKING RESTRICTIONS. (Johnson/Gesell/Walter/Corey – 1 Hour, 30 minutes)

 

RECOMMENDATION: 1) Adopt a resolution to temporarily suspend the enforcement of Municipal Code Chapter 17.16.015 (Recreational vehicle as dwelling unit) for six months for a portion of 43 Prado Road and authorize the City Manager to enter into an agreement with Community Action Partnership of San Luis Obispo County, Inc. (CAPSLO) to implement a safe parking pilot program at the Prado Day Center for a six month time period with conditions outlined in Attachment 10;  2) Direct staff to return to the Council in six months to report on the success of the pilot program and consider changes to Title 17 of the Municipal Code to establish a permanent safe parking program;  3) Direct staff to develop amendments to the Municipal Code to improve parking enforcement to address persons sleeping in vehicles that are not participating in an authorized safe parking program.

 

2.         Land use and circulation elements update - STATUS AND INTRODUCTION OF CONSULTANT TEAM. (Johnson/Murry – 30 Minutes)

 

RECOMMENDATION: Receive the update and provide comments as appropriate.

 

3.         taxi rate increase. (Walter/Webster – 30 Minutes)

 

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt a resolution approving a taxi rate increase based on continued high retail gasoline prices

 

4.         CANCELLATION OF CITY COUNCIL MEETINGS. (CONDRON/CANO – 15 MINUTES)

 

RECOMMENDATION: 1) Cancel the Regular City Council Meetings of Tuesday, August 14 and 21, and December 18, 2011.  2) Cancel the Regular City Council Meeting of Tuesday, November 6, 2012, due to Federal, State, and Municipal Elections.

 

 

 

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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