This public comment period is an invitation to members of the community to present issues, thought, 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 maters 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 direct to individual Council member
Slanderous, profane or personal remarks against any Council Member or member of the audience shall not be permitted.
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 Any Council Member may request that any item be withdrawn from the Consent Agenda to permit discussion or change the recommended course of action.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
Consideration Of Cash Disbursement Ratification
Recommended Action: Ratify the listing of cash disbursements for the period March 16, 2014 through March 31, 2014.
Consideration Of A Resolution Accepting Pedestrian Easement And Public Improvements For Conditional Use Permit No. 12-005, McDonald Renovation, Located In The 400 Block Of East Grand Avenue
Recommended Action: Adopt a Resolution accepting the pedestrian easement and the public improvements for Conditional Use Permit No. 12-005, McDonalds Renovation, located in the 400 block of E. Grand Avenue.
Consideration Of Amendment No. 5 To The Agreement For Consultant Services With Water Systems Consulting, Inc. To Support The Preparation Of The Northern Cities Management Area 2013 Annual Monitoring Report And To Develop A Water Supply, Production And Delivery Plan
Recommended Action: 1) Approve and authorize the Mayor to execute Amendment No. 5 to the Consultant Services Agreement with Water Systems Consulting, Inc.
Consideration Of Adoption Of An Ordinance To Prezone A 48.74 Acre Property Adjoining The City In The Vicinity Of Castillo Del Mar And A Resolution For Initiation Of Proceedings For The Annexation Of Territory; Development Code Amendment 14-003; Applicant Heights At Vista Del Mar Group, LLC
Recommended Action: 1) Adopt an Ordinance to prezone a 48.74-acre property adjoining the City in the vicinity of Castillo Del Mar; and 2) Adopt a Resolution for initiation of proceedings for the annexation of territory.
Recommended Action: 1) Hold a public hearing on the proposed City Charter; 2) Review the draft City Charter recommended by the City Charter Advisory Committee and amended by the City Council; 3) Receive community comments and suggestions on the proposed Charter and provide direction on any changes to the proposed Charter; 4) Direct staff to continue proceeding with the process of placing a City Charter measure on the ballot at the General Municipal Election to be held on November 4, 2014; and 5) Direct staff to schedule an additional public hearing for June 24, 2014 to formally vote on the submission of the proposed Charter ballot measure to the voters.
Any Council Member 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, Council Members may 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.
Correspondence/Comments as presented by the City Manager.
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.
ADJOURN TO CLOSED SESSION:
Prior to adjournment to Closed Session, any member of the public who wishes to comment on any Closed Session item may do so at this time.
a. CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATOR pursuant to Government Code Section 54957.6:
Agency Designated Representative: Steven Adams, City Manager Represented Employees: Arroyo Grande Police Officers' Association
b. CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATOR pursuant to Government Code Section 54957.6:
Agency Designated Representative: Steven Adams, City Manager Represented Employees: Service Employees International Union, Local 620
c. CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATOR pursuant to Government Code Section 54957.6:
Agency Designated Representative: Steven Adams, City Manager Unrepresented Employees: Management Employees
d. CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATOR pursuant to Government Code Section 54957.6:
Agency Designated Representative: Timothy J. Carmel, City Attorney Unrepresented Employee: Steven Adams, City Manager
RECONVENE TO OPEN SESSION
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