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AGENDA SUMMARY

CITY COUNCIL MEETING
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 2012
6:00 P.M.

Arroyo Grande City Council Chambers
215 East Branch Street, Arroyo Grande

1. CALL TO ORDER:6:00 P.M.
2. ROLL CALL:
3. FLAG SALUTE:ARROYO GRANDE POLICE DEPARTMENT/ FIVE CITIES FIRE AUTHORITY
4.
 INVOCATION:
PASTOR RANDY OUIMETTE
SAINT JOHN’S LUTHERAN CHURCH;
CHAPLAIN, FIVE CITIES FIRE AUTHORITY
5. AGENDA REVIEW:
5.a.
 Closed Session Announcements: None.
5.b.
 Move that all ordinances presented for introduction or adoption be read in title only and all further readings be waived.
6.SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS:
6.a. Honorary Proclamation Declaring October 2012 as “Energy Awareness Month”
7.
 COMMUNITY COMMENTS AND SUGGESTIONS:
This public comment period is an invitation to members of the community to present issues, thoughts, or suggestions on matters  not scheduled on this agenda.  Comments should be limited to those matters that are within the jurisdiction of the City Council.  The Brown Act restricts the Council from taking formal action on matters not published on the agenda. In response to your comments, the Mayor or presiding Council Member may:
  • Direct City staff to assist or coordinate with you.
  • A Council Member may state a desire to meet with you.
  • It may be the desire of the Council to place your issue or matter on a future Council agenda.
Please adhere to the following procedures when addressing the Council:
  • Comments should be limited to 3 minutes or less.
  • Your comments should be directed to the Council as a whole and not directed to individual Council members.
  • Slanderous, profane or personal remarks against any Council Member or member of the audience shall not be permitted.
8.
 CONSENT AGENDA:
The following routine items listed below are scheduled for consideration as a group. The recommendations for each item are noted. Any member of the public who wishes to comment on any Consent Agenda item may do so at this time. Any Council Member may request that any item be withdrawn from the Consent Agenda to permit discussion or change the recommended course of action. The City Council may approve the remainder of the Consent Agenda on one motion.
 Motion and Vote
8.a.Consideration of Cash Disbursement Ratification (KRAETSCH)
Recommended Action:Ratify the listing of cash disbursements for the period August 16, 2012 through August 31 2012.
8.b.Consideration of Approval of Minutes  (WETMORE)
Recommended Action:Approve the minutes of the Special City Council Meetings of August 14, 2012 and August 21, 2012, and the Regular City Council Meeting of August 28, 2012, as submitted.
8.c.Consideration of a Resolution Amending the Conflict of Interest Code(WETMORE)
Recommended Action:  Adopt a Resolution amending the City of Arroyo Grande’s Conflict of Interest Code, including an amended Appendix of Designated Positions and Appendix of Disclosure Categories.
8.d.Consideration of a Resolution Approving Modifications to Police Department Staffing   (ANNIBALI)
Recommended Action:1) Approve modifications to staffing in the Police Department in order to address the needs in the community; and 2) Adopt a Resolution establishing a salary range for the Neighborhood Services Technician (full-time position).
8.e.Appointment of Arroyo Grande Elected Official to Participate in a Community Specific Integrated Emergency Management Course Tsunami Disaster Response Exercise at the National Emergency Training Center in Emmitsburg, Maryland  (ARANAZ)
Recommended Action:  Appoint Council Member Costello to participate in the Tsunami Disaster Response exercise being held at the Emergency Management Institute in Emmitsburg, Maryland.
9.PUBLIC HEARINGS:
9.a.

 Consideration of Introduction of an Ordinance Amending Sections 16.04.070 and 16.44.050 of the City of Arroyo Grande Municipal Code Regarding Floodplain Management; Location - Citywide (McCLISH)
Recommended Action:   Introduce an Ordinance amending Sections 16.04.070 and 16.44.050 of the Arroyo Grande Municipal Code regarding floodplain management.

 Motion and Vote

10.CONTINUED BUSINESS:

None.
11.NEW BUSINESS:
11.a.

 Consideration of a Resolution Establishing a Policy Regarding Guidelines for City Council Direction on Items from Appointed Boards and Committees (McCLISH)
Recommended Action:Adopt a Resolution establishing a policy regarding guidelines for requesting City Council direction on items from appointed boards and committees.

 Motion and Vote

12.CITY COUNCIL MEMBER ITEMS:
The following item(s) are placed on the agenda by a Council Member who would like to receive feedback, direct staff to prepare information, and/or request a formal agenda report be prepared and the item placed on a future agenda.  No formal action can be taken.

None.
13.CITY MANAGER ITEMS:
The following item(s) are placed on the agenda by the City Manager in order to receive feedback and/or request direction from the Council.  No formal action can be taken.

None.
14. COUNCIL COMMUNICATIONS:
Correspondence/Comments as presented by the City Council.
15. STAFF COMMUNICATIONS:
Correspondence/Comments as presented by the City Manager.
16. COMMUNITY COMMENTS AND SUGGESTIONS:
This public comment period is an invitation to members of the community to present issues, thoughts, or suggestions.  Comments should be limited to those matters that are within the jurisdiction of the City Council.  The Brown Act restricts the Council from taking formal action on matters not published on the agenda.
17.CLOSED SESSION

None.
18.ADJOURNMENT

All staff reports or other written documentation relating to each item of business on the agenda are available for public inspection and reproduction at cost during regular business hours in the City Clerk’s office, 300 E. Branch Street, ArroyoGrande. If requested, the agenda shall be made available in appropriate alternative formats to persons with a disability, as required by the Americans with Disabilities Act. To make a request for disability-related modification or accommodation,contact the Administrative Services Department at 805-473-5414.

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This agenda was prepared and posted pursuant to Government Code Section 54954.2.  Agenda reports
can be accessed and downloaded from the City’s website at www.arroyogrande.org