Tuesday September 4, 2012

 

 

4:30 PM

 

 

 

SPECIAL MEETING

 

 

Council Hearing Room

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 ITEMS

 

 

CLOSED SESSION

 

 

CONFERENCE REGARDING PROPERTY NEGOTIATIONS

Pursuant to Government Code § 54956.8

PROPERTY:                           APN 002-421-018

AGENCY NEGOTIATORS:   City of San Luis Obispo:  Katie Lichtig, J. Christine Dietrick,

  Claire Clark, Michael Codron

NEGOTIATING PARTY:         Quaglino Properties

NEGOTIATIONS:                    Request for exclusive negotiations

 

CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL – Anticipated Litigation

Pursuant to Government Code § 54956.9 (c)

One (1) potential case, CBS Outdoor Incorporated

 

CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL – Anticipated Litigation

Pursuant to Government Code § 54956.9 (b)(1)

One (1) potential case, a title dispute over APNs 053-152-007 and 053-152-008, Calle Joaquin open space parcels

 

CONFERENCE REGARDING PROPERTY NEGOTIATIONS

Pursuant to Government Code § 54956.8

AGENCY NEGOTIATORS:  City of San Luis Obispo: Katie Lichtig, J. Christine Dietrick,

                                                Michael Codron

NEGOTIATING PARTY:      Gerald Weaver, on behalf of the Alice Carroll Trust

NEGOTIATIONS:                 Title dispute over APNs 053-152-007 and 053-152-008, Calle

                                                Joaquin open space parcels

 

Adjourn to Regular Meeting of September 4, 2012

 

 

 

6:00 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: Council Member Carpenter          

 

REPORT FROM CLOSED SESSION - (DIETRICK)

 

 

INTRODUCTIONS

 

 

NEW HIRES – Maeve Kennedy Grimes, City Clerk (CODRON - 5 MINUTES)

                           Jason Dornish, Network Administrator (BOURBEAU – 5 MINUTES)

                                                           

Caltrans District 5 Director, Tim Gubbins (MATTINGLY – 5 MINUTES)

 

 

APPOINTMENTS

 

 

A1.      APPOINTMENT TO THE HUMAN RELATIONS COMMISSION.

            CONFIRM appointMENT OF IVAN SIMON.

 (CARPENTER/CARTER – 5 MINUTES)

 

RECOMMENDATION: Appoint Ivan Simon to the Human Relations Commission to fill an unscheduled vacancy with a term ending March 31, 2015.

 

A2.      APPOINTMENT TO THE TOURISM BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT.

            CONFIRM appointMENT OF KIMBERLY walker.

            (CARPENTER/SMITH – 5 Minutes).

 

            Recommendation: Appoint Kimberly Walker to the Tourism Business Improvement District Committee to fill an unscheduled vacancy, term ending March 31, 2013.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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.

 

CONSENT CALENDAR

 

 

C1.      MINUTES OF REGULAR MEETING AUGUST 7, 2012 AND SPECIAL MEETING OF AUGUST 9, 2012.  (CODRON/KENNEDY GRIMES)

 

RECOMMENDATION:  Waive oral reading and approve as presented.

 

C2.      COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT ORGANIZATIONAL ASSESSMENT AND STRATEGIC PLAN.  (JOHNSON)

 

RECOMMENDATION:  (1) Authorize the issuance of a Request for Proposal for consulting services to prepare an organizational assessment and related strategic plan for the Community Development Department; and (2) authorize the City Manager to execute an agreement of up to $50,000 to perform the assessment and related strategic plan.

 

C3.      AMEND THE CITY’S CONFLICT OF INTEREST CODE (CODRON/KENNEDY GRIMES)

 

RECOMMENDATION:  Adopt a Resolution amending the City’s Conflict of Interest Code.

 

C4.      AUTHORIZING INVESTMENT OF MONIES IN THE LOCAL AGENCY INVESTMENT FUND (BOURBEAU/THOMPSON)

 

RECOMMENDATION:  Adopt a Resolution authorizing the City of San Luis Obispo to deposit and withdraw money to and from the Local Agency Investment Fund (LAIF) in the State Treasury.

 

C5.      REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS REQUESTING CONSULTANT ASSISTANCE TO PREPARE A HISTORIC CONTEXT STATEMENT. (JOHNSON/DUNSMORE)

 

RECOMMENDATION:  (1) Approve the scope of work for consultant services to prepare a Historic Context Statement and authorize staff to proceed with sending out Request for Proposal documents to qualified consulting firms; and (2) authorize the City Manager to award the contract to qualified consulting firm if the proposals are within the project budget of $22,500.

 

C6.      SANTA ROSA SEWERLINE REPLACEMENT, SPECIFICATION NO. 91180

 

RECOMMENDATION: (1) Authorize a total project budget of $743,880 for the Santa Rosa Sewerline Replacement project, Specification Number 91180; and (2) Authorize the award of the design services contract for the Santa Rosa Sewerline Replacement project to Filippin Engineering, Inc. for $90,880.

 

 

PUBLIC HEARINGS

 

 

PH1.   APPEAL OF THE TREE COMMITTEE DECISION TO DENY TREE REMOVAL APPLICATION AT 1288 MORRO STREET. (MATTINGLY/COMBS)

 

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt a Resolution denying the appeal of the Tree Committee’s decision to deny the removal of a pine tree at 1288 Morro Street.

 

 

BUSINESS ITEMS

 

 

B1.    FINANCIAL PLAN SCHEDULE FOR 2013-15. (LICHTIG/BOURBEAU)

 

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the Goal Setting Process and Timeline for development of the City’s 2013-15 Financial Plan.

 

 

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. 

 

POSTING STATEMENT:  I, Maeve Kennedy Grimes, City Clerk, do hereby certify that on August 28, 2012, by 5:00 p.m., a true and correct copy of this agenda was posted on the bulletin board outside City Hall, 990 Palm Street, San Luis Obispo, CA.   Internet access to agendas and related material is available prior to Council Meetings at www.slocity.org.