Tuesday, November 13, 2012

 

 

6:00 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

 

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.

 

 

 

BUSINESS ITEM

 

 

B1.      fINAL rEPORT: wATER rATE stRUCTURE sTUDY. (MATTINGLY/HORTON/MUNDS – 60 MINUTES)

 

RECOMMENDATION:

1)    Approve the water rate structure which establishes a fixed charge plus a two tier variable water rate structure for all water customers, effective July 1, 2013, with final adoption as part of the 2013-2015 Financial Plan; and

2)    Direct staff to continue its public outreach efforts to inform water customers of the changes in water rate structure and report back to the Council on community feedback prior to final rate structure adoption.

 

 

 

 

BUDGET WORKSHOP

 

 

BW1.  SETTING THE TABLE: BACKGROUND MATERIALS FOR 2013-15 GOAL-SETTING AND FINANCIAL PLAN PROCESS. (LICHTIG/BOURBEAU/CODRON/JOHNSON/MATTINGLY – 120 MINUTES)

 

RECOMMENDATION:

Review and discuss the accompanying background information in preparation for the 2013-15 goal-setting and Financial Plan process:

 

1) Status of 2011-13 Goals and Objectives. 

2) Status of General Plan Implementation Programs.

3) Status of Current Capital Improvement Plan Projects.

4) Long-Term Capital Improvement 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 November 6, 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.