Tuesday, March 5, 2013

 

 

 

5:30 p.m.

 

 

SPECIAL MEETING

 

 

Council Hearing Room

990 Palm Street

 

 

CALL TO ORDER:              Mayor Jan Marx

 

ROLL CALL:                        Council Members John Ashbaugh, Dan Carpenter, Vice Mayor Kathy Smith, and Mayor Jan Marx

 

PUBLIC COMMENT ON CLOSED SESSION ITEM

 

 

CLOSED SESSION

 

 

 

 

CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL – Existing Litigation                  

Pursuant to Government Code § 54956.9

SLO Homeless Alliance v City of San Luis Obispo

San Luis Obispo County Superior Court Case No. CV120204

 

 Adjourn to Regular Meeting of March 5, 2013

 

  

 

 

6:00 p.m.

 

REGULAR MEETING

 

Council Chamber

990 Palm Street

 

 

CALL TO ORDER:              Mayor Jan Marx

 

ROLL CALL:                        Council Members John Ashbaugh, Dan Carpenter, Vice Mayor Kathy Smith, and Mayor Jan Marx

 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE: Council Member Ashbaugh          

 

REPORT FROM CLOSED SESSION - (DIETRICK)

 

 

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, FEBRUARY 5, 2013; FEBRUARY 19, 2013; AND WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 20, 2013.  (CODRON/KENNEDY GRIMES)

 

RECOMMENDATION:  Waive oral reading and approve as presented.

 

C2.      FY 2013-14 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 $160,000. 2)  If a grant is awarded, authorize the City Manager to execute the necessary grant documents.

 

 

BUSINESS ITEMS

 

 

B1.      REINTRODUCE THE SOUTH BROAD STREET AREA PLAN. (JOHNSON/DAVID – 60 MINUTES)

 

RECOMMENDATION:  As recommended by the Planning Commission, include the South Broad Street Area Plan in the preferred growth alternative of the Land Use and Circulation Element update.

 

B2.      TEMPORARY COUNCIL LIAISON SUBCOMMITTEE ASSIGNMENTS 2013. (MARX/KENNEDY GRIMES – 10 MINUTES)

 

RECOMMENDATION:  Approve temporary Council Liaison Subcommittee Assignments to fill the vacant assignments left by Council Member Carter’s resignation.

 

B3.      UPDATE OF THE CITY’s flag policy.  (CODRON – 30 MINUTES)

 

RECOMMENDATION:  Approve an updated flag policy and direct the City Manager to implement the approved changes.

 

 

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.

 

   City Council regular meetings are televised live on Charter Channel 20.  The City of San Luis Obispo is committed to including the disabled in all of its services, programs, and activities.  Telecommunications Device for the Deaf (805) 781-7410.  Please speak to the City Clerk prior to the meeting if you require a hearing amplification device.  For more agenda information, call 781-7100.

 

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 February 26, 2013, 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.