Amended Agenda

Tuesday, June 5, 2012

 

 

 

Time Change 5:00 p.m.

 

SPECIAL 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

 

PUBLIC COMMENT ON CLOSED SESSION ITEM

 

 

CLOSED SESSION

 

 

Added Item

CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORS

Pursuant to Government Code § 54957.6

 

Agency Negotiators:                  Rick Bolanos, Monica Irons, Katie Lichtig, Michael Codron, Christine Dietrick, Greg Zocher, Charles Bourbeau

Employee Organizations:         San Luis Obispo City Employees’ Association (SLOCEA)

                                                      San Luis Obispo Police Officers’ Association (POA)

 

CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL – Existing Litigation

Pursuant to Government Code § 54956.9

San Luis Obispo Police Officers Association v. City of San Luis Obispo

Public Employment Relations Board, Case No. LA-CE-729-M

 

 

Adjourn to Regular Meeting of June 5, 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

 

REPORT FROM CLOSED SESSION - (DIETRICK)

 

 

PRESENTATIONS

 

 

MAYOR’S AWARDS FOR COMMUNITY SERVICE (SLO HIGH) – (MARX – 15 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.

 

 

 

 

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, MAY 8, 2012; AND MAY 15, 2012.  (CODRON/SCHROEDER)

 

RECOMMENDATION:  Waive oral reading and approve as presented.

 

C2.      CALLING NOVEMBER 6, 2012 GENERAL MUNICIPAL ELECTION. (CODRON/SCHROEDER)

 

RECOMMENDATION: 1) Adopt a Resolution calling for, and giving notice of, a General Municipal Election on Tuesday, November 6, 2012, and adopting regulations pertaining to candidates' statements.  2) Adopt a Resolution requesting that the San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors consolidate the November 6, 2012, General Municipal Election with the Statewide General Election to be held on that date. 

 

C3.      INTRODUCTION OF AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 2.04 OF THE SAN LUIS OBISPO MUNICIPAL CODE; COUNCIL MEETING DATE CHANGE. (CODRON/SCHROEDER)

 

RECOMMENDATION: Introduce by title only an Ordinance amending Chapter 2.04 of the San Luis Obispo Municipal Code to restore regular Council meeting dates to the first and third Tuesday of the month and meeting time to 6:00 P.M.

 

C4.      LICENSE AGREEMENT GRANTING RIGHT-OF-WAY FROM HERB FILIPPONI AND JOANN DENBOW ON PROPERTY BETWEEN IRISH HILLS NATURAL RESERVE AND JOHNSON RANCH OPEN SPACE. (CODRON/HAVLIK)

 

RECOMMENDATION: 1) Approve a License Agreement with Herb Filipponi and JoAnn Denbow to permit construction and use of a non-motorized multi-use trail crossing a portion of the Filipponi/Denbow property adjacent to Irish Hills Natural Reserve and Johnson Ranch Open Space.  2) Approve a Release, Waiver of Liability, Assumption of Risk and Indemnity Agreement providing legal protections to Mr. Filipponi and Ms. Denbow for public use of the Licensed Area.  3)  Authorize the Mayor to sign the License and Release Agreements. 

 

C5.      ADOPTION OF AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 17 OF THE MUNICIPAL CODE (ZONING REGULATIONS); CITY FILE #: R/TA 101-11. (JOHNSON/DAVIDSON)

 

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Ordinance No. 1578 (2012 Series) amending Title 17 of the Municipal Code regarding alcohol outlet regulations.

 

C6.      ADOPTION OF AN ORDINANCE AMENDING FRONT YARD PARKING REGULATIONS OF THE MUNICIPAL CODE AND Removing the 72-HOUR Timeframe for property maintenance standards violations; CITY FILE #: TA 143-11. (JOHNSON/LEVEILLE)

 

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Ordinance  No. 1579 (2012 Series) amending front yard parking regulations of the Municipal Code and removing the 72-hour timeframe for property maintenance standards violations. 

 

C7.      FY 2012-13 california office of traffic safety “AVOID
THE 14” grant application.
(GESELL/ELLSWORTH)

 

RECOMMENDATION: 1) Approve the submittal of a grant application to the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) for an Avoid the 14 grant in an amount not to exceed $230,000.  2)  If a grant is awarded, authorize the City Manager to execute the necessary grant documents.

 

C8.      FIRE PREVENTION AND SAFETY GRANT. (HINES/COX)

 

RECOMMENDATION: 1) Authorize the City’s submittal of a grant application in the amount of $230,000 to Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for fire prevention and safety grant for 2012-13.  2)  Authorize the City Manager to accept and appropriate the funds to the Fire Department if the grant is awarded to the City.

 

C9.      SLO TRANSIT CAPITAL PROJECTS AMENDMENT. (WALTER/WEBSTER)

 

RECOMMENDATION: 1) Adopt a resolution authorizing the Public Works Director to execute all required documents and any amendments thereto with the California Department of Transportation and California Emergency Management Agency regarding transit security grants. 2) Authorize the Finance Director to award contracts and execute Purchase Orders for bus stop safety and security equipment in accordance with the City procurement policy if costs are within the budgeted amounts.

 

C10.    RESOLUTION REAUTHORIZING the county’s COLLECTION OF fire and life safety inspection fees. (HINES/MAGGIO)

 

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt a resolution enabling the continued collection of multi-dwelling property fire and life safety inspection fees via the secured property tax roll administered by the County.

 

 

BUSINESS ITEMS

 

B1.      InTRODUCTION OF MENACING AND aggressive ANIMAL ORDINANCE. (GESELL/PROLL) – 30 MINUTES

 

RECOMMENDATION: Introduce by title only an ordinance adding Section 6.20.070 (Menacing and Aggressive Animals) to Chapter 6.20 the San Luis Obispo Municipal Code prohibiting menacing and aggressive animals in the City.

 

B2.      Consideration of possible Ballot Measures for the November 2012 General Election regarding UTILITY USER TAX ORDINANCE MODERNIZATION AND MEASURE Y REAUTHORIZATION. (BOURBEAU/CODRON/MCCLURE) – 1 HOUR 30 MINUTES

 

RECOMMENDATION:  1) Provide direction regarding placement of a measure on the November 6, 2012, general election ballot for an ordinance modernizing the City’s existing Utility Users Tax (UUT) to reflect changes in technology and state and federal law, and to reduce the tax rate on telecommunications services from 5% to 4.8%. 2) Direct staff not to pursue reauthorization of Measure Y during the 2012 general election.

 

B3.      ADOPTION OF A RESOLUTION APPROVING A BARGAIN SALE AGREEMENT WITH THE FILIPPONI AND TWISSELMAN FAMILIES TO PURCHASE 89 ACRES OF PROPERTY ABOVE JOHNSON AVENUE, AND APPROPRIATING AN ADDITIONAL $67,500 OF HALF-CENT SALES TAX (MEASURE Y) FUNDS TO COMPLETE THE TRANSACTION (CODRON/HAVLIK) – 30 MINUTES

 

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt a resolution: 1) Approving the Bargain Sale Agreement for Purchase and Sale of Real Property with Herbert and Diane Filipponi, Darrell and Nola Twisselman, and Kenneth and Rosemary Twisselman for 89 acres of land above Johnson Avenue in the unincorporated area of San Luis Obispo County, as a “bargain” (i.e., below market value) purchase, and subject to non-substantive changes approved by the City Attorney; 2) Transferring $67,500 from the Unallocated Reserve resulting from the over-realization of the City’s half-cent sales tax (Measure Y) revenues in the current fiscal year to the Open Space Capital Improvement Fund; and 3) Authorizing  the negotiation of an amendment to the existing conservation easement held by the Land Conservancy of San Luis Obispo County covering the former Bowden Ranch at Reservoir Canyon Natural Reserve to include the purchased property.

 

 

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. 

 

 

Text Box: POSTING STATEMENT:  I, Sheryll Schroeder, Interim City Clerk, do hereby certify that on May 30, 2012, by 5:00 p.m., a true and correct copy of this agenda was posted on the bulletin board outside City Hall.  Reposted June 4, 2012 at 2:30 p.m. Internet access to agendas and related material is available prior to Council Meetings at www.slocity.org.
 
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Sheryll Schroeder, MMC
Interim City Clerk