Tuesday, December 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 Carter          

 

 

INTRODUCTIONS

 

 

NEW HIRESMOLLY CANO, TOURISM MANAGER – (CODRON/CLARK – 10 MINUTES)

                          BOB HILL, NATURAL RESOURCE MANAGER – (CODRON – 10    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, NOVEMBER 13, 2012; AND NOVEMBER 20, 2012.  (CODRON/KENNEDY GRIMES)

 

RECOMMENDATION:  Waive oral reading and approve as presented.

 

C2.      RESOLUTION OF INTENTION AND SETTING A PUBLIC HEARING FOR JANUARY 22, 2013, REGARDING PROPOSED TRANSFER OF FRANCHISE ORDINANCES FOR TRANSPORTING OIL AND HYDROCARBON GASES BY CONOCOPHILLIPS PIPELINE COMPANY TO PHILLIPS 66 PIPELINE AND PHILLIPS 66 COMPANY. (DIETRICK/VISVESHWARA)

 

RECOMMENDATION: 1) Adopt a resolution declaring the City’s intention to authorize the transfer of rights and obligations under  Franchise Ordinance 1564 from ConocoPhillips Pipeline Company to Phillips 66 Pipeline and Phillips 66 Company and setting a public hearing date for January 22, 2013 pursuant to Section 1002 of the City Charter; and,  2) Adopt a resolution declaring the City’s intention to authorize the transfer of rights and obligations under Franchise Ordinance 1569 from ConocoPhillips Pipeline Company to Phillips 66 and setting a public hearing date for January 22, 2103 pursuant to Section 1002 of the City Charter.

 

C3.      REGIONAL TRANSIT AUTHORITY AMENDED JOINT POWERs AGREEMENT. (MATTINGLY/WEBSTER)

 

RECOMMENDATION: Approve a resolution to ratify the proposed amendments to the Regional Transit Authority Joint Powers Agreement.

 

C4.      ON-CALL SERVICES - REQUEST FOR Qualifications – LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN SERVICES, SPECIFICATION NO. 90703-2012B; Construction Management Services, Specification no. 90703-2012C; environmental services, SPECIFICATION no. 90358-2012; and surveying services, SPECIFICATION No. 90900-2012. (MATTINGLY/FRASER/VANBEVEREN)

 

RECOMMENDATION: 1 Approve the Request for Qualifications (RFQ) to provide on-call services for implementation of the Capital Improvement Program, as follows.  a) Landscape Architectural Design Services (Specification No. 90703-2012B), b) Construction Management Services (Specification No. 90703-2012C), c) Environmental Services (Specification No. 90358-2012), and; d) Surveying Services (Specification No. 90900-2012); 2) Authorize the City Manager to execute agreements with the selected consulting firms.  3) Authorize the Finance Director to execute and amend Purchase Orders for individual consultant service contracts in an amount not-to-exceed the authorized project budgets.

 

 

PUBLIC HEARINGS

 

 

PH1.   Adoption of Urgency Ordinance NO. 1585 AUTHORIZING AN AMENDMENT TO THE CONTRACT BETWEEN THE City of San Luis Obispo AND THE BOARD OF ADMINISTRATION OF THE CALIFORNIA PUBLIC EMPLOYEES’ RETIREMENT SYSTEM TO PROVIDE SECTION 20475 (DIFFERENT LEVEL OF BENEFITS), SECTION 21362 (2% @ 50 FULL FORMULA) and SECTION 20037 (THREE-YEAR FINAL COMPENSATION) FOR LOCAL POLICE SAFETY MEMBERS and to provide section 20475 (different level of benefits), section 21353 (2% @ 60 full formula) and section 20037 (three-year final compensation) for Miscellaneous members. (IRON/ZOCHER – 15 MINUTES)

 

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Urgency Ordinance authorizing an amendment to the contract between the City Council of the City of San Luis Obispo and the Board of Administration of the California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS). 

 

PH2.   STREET LIGHT ENERGY EFFICIENCY PROJECT. (MATTINGLY/LYNCH – 30 MINUTES)

 

RECOMMENDATION: 1) Approve a resolution for an application to receive a California Energy Commission one percent loan for conversion of street lighting to energy efficient fixtures and authorize the City Manager to execute associated documents.  2) Authorize the Mayor to execute an amendment to the City’s existing PG&E agreement to provide turnkey services for the street light conversion upon approval of a California Energy Commission loan.

 

 

BUSINESS ITEMS

 

 

B1.      ADDITION OF PROPERTIES TO THE CITY’S LIST OF CONTRIBUTING HISTORIC RESOURCES AS PART OF AN UPDATE TO THE CITY’S HISTORIC RESOURCE INVENTORY. (JOHNSON/DUNSMORE – 30 MINUTES)

 

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt a resolution endorsing the Cultural Heritage Committee’s nomination of 53 properties to the City’s list of Contributing Historic Resources.

  

B2.      fINAL rEPORT: wATER rATE stRUCTURE sTUDY. (MATTINGLY/HORTON/MUNDS – 45 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.

 

 

 

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 27, 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.