Tuesday, January 14, 2014




5:00 p.m.




Council Chamber

990 Palm Street



CALL TO ORDER:              Mayor Jan Marx


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


PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE: Council Member Christianson




PUBLIC COMMENTS ON AGENDA ITEMS ONLY:  You may address the Council on any item described in this agenda by completing a speaker slip and giving it to the City Clerk prior to the meeting.  The Mayor will invite public comments before the Council takes action on each item. (Gov. Code Sec. 54954.3(a))  Your speaking time is limited to three (3) minutes. (CC&P Sec.1.3.7)









RECOMMENDATION: 1) Review the Planning Commission’s recommended changes to the Land Use Element (LUE) and provide direction to staff regarding edits or changes; 2) adopt a Resolution entitled “A Resolution of the City Council of the City of San Luis Obispo, California, endorsing the draft Land Use Element to be considered through the Environmental Impact Report (EIR) process (GPI 15-12)”, related to the General Hospital and north side of Foothill sites; and 3) adopt a Resolution entitled “Resolution of the City Council of the City of San Luis Obispo, California, endorsing the draft Land Use Element to be considered through the EIR process (GPI 15-12)”.


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)








A Study Session will be held on Tuesday, January 21, 2014 at 4:00 p.m. to discuss Infrastructure Financing Alternatives.  The Regular meeting will commence at 6:00 p.m. in the City Council Chambers located at 990 Palm Street, San Luis Obispo, California.




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City Council regular meetings are televised live on Charter Channel 20.  Agenda related writings or documents provided to the City Council are available for public inspection in the City Clerk’s Office located at 990 Palm Street, San Luis Obispo, during normal business hours, and on the City’s website www.slocity.org.   Persons with questions concerning any agenda item may call the City Clerk’s Office at (805) 781-7100.