Tuesday, February 18, 2014

 

 

4:00 PM

 

 

 

SPECIAL MEETING

 

 

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

 

 

 

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)

 

 

 

 

STUDY SESSION

 

 

SS1.   ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT STRATEGIC PLAN IMPLEMENTATION: INFRASTRUCTURE FINANCING ANALYSIS: STUDY SESSION NO. 2 (codron/l.johnson – 90 MINUTES)

 

Staff Recommendation

 

Participate in a study session on infrastructure financing and receive and file the report.

 

 

Adjourn to Regular Meeting of February 18, 2014


 

 

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, Kathy Smith, Vice Mayor Carlyn Christianson, and Mayor Jan Marx

 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE: Council Member Christianson

 

 

 

PRESENTATIONS

 

 

PROCLAMATION – WORLD SPAY DAY (MARX – 5 MINUTES)

 

Presentation of a Proclamation to the Feline Network of the Central Coast, proclaiming February 25, 2014, as “World Spay Day” in the City of San Luis Obispo.

 

 

 

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

 

Recommendation

 

Waive reading of all resolutions and ordinances as appropriate.

 

 

C2.      MINUTES OF TUESDAY, JANUARY 14, 2014 (MEJIA)

 

Recommendation

 

Waive oral reading and approve the City Council Special Meeting minutes of the January 14, 2014.

 

 

C3.      CODE AMENDMENT TO ALLOW SLACKLINING WITHIN CITY PARKS – ORDINANCE INTRODUCTION (stanwyck/villarreal)

 

Parks and Recreation Commission and Tree Committee Recommendation

 

Introduce an Ordinance entitled “An Ordinance of the City Council of the City of San Luis Obispo, California, amending Section 12.24.150 of Chapter 12.24 of the Municipal Code to allow slacklining in City parks.”

 

 

C4.      2014 standard specifications and engineering standards – Resolution (grigsby/lynch/horn)

 

Recommendation

 

1.    Adopt a Resolution entitled “A Resolution of the City Council of the City of San Luis Obispo, California, approving revised Standards Specifications and Engineering Standards for Construction.”

 

2.    Authorize the release of projects currently in design under the 2010 City Standard Specifications on a case by case basis.

 

 

C5.      SCHEDULE OF CITY COUNCIL MEETINGS FOR 2014 (MEJIA)

 

Recommendation

 

1.    Cancel the Regular City Council Meeting of August 5, 2014.

 

2.    Reschedule the Regular City Council Meeting of November 4, 2014, due to Federal, State, and Municipal Elections to Monday, November 10, 2014.

 

3.    Schedule a Special City Council Meeting for Monday, December 1, 2014.


C6.      2014/15 TRANSPORTATION GRANT FUNDING – RESOLUTION (grigsby/ hudson)

 

Recommendation

 

1.    Accept, and appropriate, $365,000 in Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality grant funding for a Park and Ride facility on Calle Joaquin.

 

2.    Accept, and appropriate, $1,670,000 in Regional State Highway Account grant funding for railroad crossing upgrades at Foothill and California, Railroad Safety Trail (Taft to Pepper), and an augmentation of the Los Osos Valley Road interchange budget.

 

3.    Accept, and appropriate, $360,100 in Urban State Highway Account grant funding for various intersection and corridor operational improvements.

 

4.    Accept, and appropriate, $448,800 in Highway Safety Improvement Program grant funding and appropriate $49,900 of traffic operations funding for the local match to widen and install a two-way left turn lane at 50 Higuera Street.

 

5.    Adopt a Resolution entitled “A Resolution of the City Council of the City of San Luis Obispo, California, committing the necessary local match and stating the assurance to complete San Luis Obispo Council of Governments (SLOCOG) Regional Discretionary funded projects.”

 

 

C7.      CONTRACT AWARD – COMMUNITY dEVELOPMENT bLOCK gRANT (CDBG) cUrb Ramps 2014 (grigsby/guzman)

 

Recommendation

 

1.    Award, and authorize the Mayor to execute, a contract with DOD Construction for the CDBG Curb Ramps 2014 Project, Specification No. 91210, including the base project and additive alternate, for a total contract amount of $123,104.

 

2.    Approve the transfer of $30,549 from the Master Street Reconstruction and Resurfacing Account for the CDBG Curb Ramps 2014 Project, Specification No. 91210.

 


 

BUSINESS ITEMS AND PUBLIC HEARINGS

 

 

B1.      INTERIM UPDATE OF THE 5-YEAR GENERAL FUND FISCAL FORECAST (LICHTIG/PADILLA/LAMERS – 30 MINUTES)

 

Recommendation

 

1.    Receive an update to the 5-Year General Fund Fiscal Forecast.

 

2.    Provide direction to the City Manager regarding the recommended allocation of one-time and ongoing budget resources to fund proposed supplemental funding requests as well as the additional proposed uses of the General Fund reserve amount that exceeds the 20% minimum level.

 

 

B2.      2013-14 MID-YEAR BUDGET REVIEW - RESOLUTION (LICHTIG/PADILLA/ LAMERS – 30 MINUTES)

 

Recommendation

 

1.    Review and discuss the City’s financial condition and status of Major City Goals.

 

2.    Approve revenue and expenditure changes presented in the accompanying Mid-Year Budget Review document, which is on file with the City Clerk.

 

3.    Provide direction regarding the proposed uses of the General Fund excess reserve over the 20% level.

 

4.    Adopt a Resolution entitled “A Resolution of the City Council of the City of San Luis Obispo, California, approving changes to the 2013-14 Budget, including the approval of supplemental funding requests and proposed uses of the General Fund Reserve that exceeds the 20% minimum level.”

 

 

PH3.   SEWER RATE STRUCTURE CHANGE FOR PUBLIC AND PRIVATE SCHOOLS –  resolution (mattingly/hix/munds – 10 minutes)

 

Recommendation

 

Adopt a Resolution entitled “A Resolution of the City Council of the City of San Luis Obispo, California, eliminating the Average Daily Attendance sewer rate structure for schools” provided there is no majority protest against such change.


 

B4.      REPORT ON FIRE DEPARTMENT AUTOMATIC AID (olson – 20 minutes)

 

Staff Recommendation

 

Authorize the Fire Chief to continue to monitor and execute the automatic aid agreement with CAL FIRE.

 

 

B5.      UNITED STATES POSTAL SERVICE RESOLUTION (dietrick – 15 minutes)

 

Staff Recommendation

 

Pursuant to Council direction, consider a proposed resolution presented by a representative of the California State Association of Letter Carriers, which is outside the scope of the City’s adopted Legislative Platform, entitled “A Resolution of the City Council of the City of San Luis Obispo, California, supporting the Postal Service Protection Act.”

 

 

 

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, February 25, 2014 at 4:00 p.m. in the City Council Chambers, 990 Palm Street, San Luis Obispo, California.

 

The next Regular meeting to be held on Tuesday, March 4, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. in the City Council Chambers located at 990 Palm Street, San Luis Obispo, California.

 

 


 

 

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