Tuesday, December 3, 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, Carlyn Christianson, Vice Mayor Kathy Smith, and Mayor Jan Marx

 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE: Council Member Smith

 

 

 

PRESENTATIONS

 

 

CALIFORNIA AMERICAN PLANNING ASSOCIATION AWARD FOR THE CITY OF SAN LUIS OBISPO CLIMATE ACTION PLAN (MARX – 10 MINUTES)

 

 

 

APPOINTMENTS

 

 

A1.      VICE MAYOR APPOINTMENT FOR 2014 (LICHTIG/MEJIA – 10 MINUTES)

 

 

RECOMMENDATION: Appoint Council Member Carlyn Christianson as Vice Mayor to serve a one-year term commencing upon appointment.


 

 

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.

 

 

 

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.      WAIVE READING IN FULL OF ALL RESOLUTIONS AND ORDINANCES (MEJIA)

 

RECOMMENDATION:  Waive reading of all resolutions and ordinances as appropriate

 

 

C2.      MINUTES OF TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 2013.  (CODRON/MEJIA)

 

RECOMMENDATION:  Waive oral reading and approve as presented.

 

 

C3.      WATER TANK MAINTENANCE 2014 PROJECT - SPECIFICATION no. 91152 (MATTINGLY/LAWRENCE)

 

RECOMMENDATION:  1) Approve the Special Provisions for “Water Tank Maintenance Project 2014, Specification No. 91152”; 2) authorize staff to advertise for bids; and 3)  authorize the City Manager to award the contract if the lowest responsible bid is within the Engineer’s Estimate.


 

C4.      SANTA ROSA PARK PLAY EQUIPMENT REPLACEMENT PROJECT -SPECIFICATION NO. 91028 (GRIGSBY/FRASER)

 

RECOMMENDATION:  1) Approve plans and specifications for the "Santa Rosa Park Play Equipment Replacement Project, Specification No. 91029”; 2)  authorize staff to advertise for construction bids and authorize the City Manager to award a contract if the lowest responsible bid is less than the Engineer’s Estimate of $150,000; 3) authorize the transfer of $157,996 from the Play Equipment Replacement master construction account to the equipment acquisition ($129,000), construction ($26,250), and design ($2,746) phases of the project’s account; and 4) approve a California Multiple Award Schedule (CMAS) agreement purchase with Landscape Structures, Inc. in an amount not-to-exceed $129,000 for the purchase of play equipment for Santa Rosa Park Play Equipment Replacement project and authorize the Finance Director to execute a purchase order following the bid opening.

 

 

C5.      SUPERVISORY CONTROL AND DATA ACQUISITION (SCADA) TWO-YEAR MAINTENANCE AND SUPPORT CONTRACT EXTENSION (PADILLA / SCHMIDT)

 

RECOMMENDATIONApprove and authorize the Mayor to execute an agreement with Emerson Process Management for an additional two-years of SCADA maintenance and support in the amount of $62,800.

 

 

C6.      GREEN WASTE PROCESSING (MATTINGLY/MUNDS)

 

RECOMMENDATIONApprove the continued use of green waste as Alternative Daily Cover at Cold Canyon Landfill for an additional year.

 

 

C7.      COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT Curb Ramps 2014 - Specification No. 91210 (grigsby/guzman)

 

RECOMMENDATION:  1) Approve plans and specifications for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Curb Ramp 2014 Project, Specification No. 91210; 2) authorize staff to advertise for bids; 3) authorize the City Manager to award the contract if the lowest responsible bid is within the Engineer’s Estimate of $105,000; and 4) approve the transfer of $3,451 in CDBG funds from the CDBG Curb Ramps 2012 project to the CDBG Curb Ramps 2013 project.


 

 

STUDY SESSION ITEMS

 

 

SS1.   community choice aggregation Programs (related to energy generation choices) (mattingly/munds – 45 minutes)

 

RECOMMENDATION:  Receive information regarding Community Choice Aggregation Programs.

 

 

 

BUSINESS ITEMS

 

 

B1.      SEWER RATE STRUCTURE CHANGE FOR PUBLIC AND PRIVATE SCHOOLS (mattingly/hix/munds – 20 minutes)

 

RECOMMENDATION:  Direct staff to proceed with eliminating “Average Daily Attendance” from the sewer rate structure.

 

 

 

PUBLIC HEARINGS

 

 

PH1.   ADOPTION OF THE 2013 CALIFORNIA BUILDING and fire CODES with LOCAL AMENDMENTS - ORDINANCE (JOHNSON/OLSON -30 MINUTES)

 

 

RECOMMENDATION:  Introduce an ordinance entitled “An Ordinance of the City Council of the City of San Luis Obispo, California, amending Title 15 of the Municipal Code to adopt and amend the latest editions of the California Building Standards Codes and adopting findings of fact to support the amendments.”


 

 

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)

 

 

 

 

ADJOURNMENT

 

 

Adjourn to a Special Meeting to be held on Tuesday, December 10, 2013 at 6:00 p.m. in the City Council Chambers, 990 Palm Street, San Luis Obispo, California.

 

The next Regular Meeting will be held on Tuesday, January 7, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. in the City Council Chambers located at 990 Palm Street, San Luis Obispo, California.

 

 

 

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