Tuesday, September 25, 2012



6:00 P.M.







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 Smith        



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.





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.





RECOMMENDATION:  Waive oral reading and approve as presented.                



C2.      MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS TO TITLE 9 (pUBLIC PEACE, MORALS AND WELFARE), TITLE 10 (VEHICLES AND tRAFFIC) AND TITLE 17 (ZONING) in response to the august 9, 2012, settlement agreement with the SLO HOmeless alliance. (dietrick\johnson\mattingly)


RECOMMENDATION: 1) Adopt Ordinance No. 1584 (2012 Series) amending Titles 9, 10, and 17 of the Municipal Code regarding overnight camping on public streets and City owned parking lots. 2) Adopt a resolution establishing a parking fine for Section 10.34.020 of the Municipal Code.


C3.      Resolution supporting constitutional amendment restricting corporate spending in the electoral process. (codron/richardson)


RECOMMENDATION: Adopt a resolution supporting a Constitutional Amendment or legislative actions restricting corporate spending in the electoral process and ensuring that only human beings, not corporations, have constitutionally protected rights of free speech.






PH1.   Appeal of THE Planning Commission’s APPROVal OF a night club (SLO Brewing Company) relocation in the Historic Downtown Commercial (C-D-H) zone. (a 57-12). (johnson/carloni)


RECOMMENDATION: Adopt the resolution (Attachment 12), denying the appeal, and upholding the Planning Commission’s action to approve the nightclub relocation within the Downtown Commercial zone, based on findings, and subject to conditions.




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)





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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, Maeve Kennedy Grimes, City Clerk, do hereby certify that on September 19, 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.  Reposted September 21, 2012 at 4:45 p.m. Internet access to agendas and related material is available prior to Council Meetings at