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AGENDA SUMMARY
CITY COUNCIL MEETING
TUESDAY, AUGUST 12, 2014
6:00 P.M.
ARROYO GRANDE CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS
215 E. BRANCH STREET, ARROYO GRANDE
1.  CALL TO ORDER:          
2.  ROLL CALL          
3.  FLAG SALUTE:          
Exchange Club of the Central Coast
4.  INVOCATION:          
Guenther Mayer Harnisch
Bahai Faith
5.  AGENDA REVIEW:          
5.a.  Closed Session Announcements: 
On Tuesday, July 8, 2014, the Council met in Closed Session regarding:

Public Employee Performance Evaluation pursuant to Government Code Section 54957:
Title: City Attorney 

Conference with Labor Negotiator pursuant to Government Code Section 54957.6:
Agency Designated Representative: City Manager
Unrepresented Employee:  City Attorney

The Mayor or City Attorney will announce any reportable actions taken, if any. 

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:          
None.
7.  COMMUNITY COMMENTS AND SUGGESTIONS:          
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.
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  Any Council Member may request that any item be withdrawn from the Consent Agenda to permit discussion or change the recommended course of action.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          
Recommended Action: Ratify the listing of cash disbursements for the period July 1, 2014 through July 31, 2014.
8.b. Consideration of Statement of Investment Deposits          
Recommended Action: Receive and file the report listing the current investment deposits of the City, as of June 30, 2014, as required by Government Code Section 53646(b).
8.c. Consideration of Approval of Minutes          
Recommended Action: Approve the minutes of the Special and Regular City Council Meetings of July 8, 2014, as submitted.
8.d. Consideration of Resolution Declaring Surplus Property          
Recommended Action: Adopt a Resolution declaring certain property as surplus and authorizing its disposal and/or donation.
8.e. Consideration of Council Appointments to the Planning Commission and Architectural Review Committee          
Recommended Action: 1) Approve the recommendation of Council Member Barneich to appoint Lan George to the Planning Commission; and 2) Approve the recommendation of Council Member Barneich to appoint Mary Hertel to the Architectural Review Committee, contingent upon the appointment of Lan George to the Planning Commission.
8.f. Consideration of Sale of Parcel 007-011-052 on Old Ranch Road          
Recommended Action: Approve the Vacant Land Purchase Agreement and Joint Escrow Instructions for sale of Parcel 007-011-052 (Old Ranch Road Lot #1) for $289,000.
8.g. Consideration of Agreement for Legal Services          
Recommended Action: Approve the revised Agreement for Legal Services with Carmel & Naccasha.
8.h. Consideration of Eliminating the Waiver of Utility Fees for the South County Historical Society          
Recommended Action: 1) Approve eliminating the waiver of water and sewer costs for South County Historical Society facilities on City property and direct the City Manager to notify the South County Historical Society in writing; and 2) Approve funding for installation of water conservation irrigation retrofits on the properties.
8.i. Consideration of Temporary Use Permit 14-012 Authorizing Closure of City Streets and Use of City Property for the 77th Annual Arroyo Grande Valley Harvest Festival, Friday and Saturday, September 26-27, 2014          
Recommended Action: Adopt a Resolution approving Temporary Use Permit 14-012, authorizing closure of City streets and use of City property for the 77th Annual Arroyo Grande Valley Harvest Festival.
8.j.  Consideration of an Amendment to Consultant Services Agreement with Omni-Means for On-Call Engineering Consultant Services Related to Traffic and Circulation          
Recommended Action: Approve Amendment No. 3 to the Agreement with Omni-Means for on-call traffic and circulation engineering consultant services.
 Motion and Vote 
8.k.  Consideration of Truck Parking Restrictions Along Bell Street, Faeh Avenue to Bennett Avenue and on Bennett Avenue, Bell Street to El Camino Real          
Recommended Action: Adopt a Resolution creating a “No Truck Parking” zone on both sides of Bell Street from Faeh Avenue to Bennett Avenue and on Bennett Avenue from Bell Street to El Camino Real; and removal of parking restrictions on the south side of El Camino Real between Faeh Avenue and Bennett Avenue.
 Motion and Vote 
8.l. Consideration of an Award of Contract to American Asphalt South, Inc. for Construction of the 2014 Street Resurfacing Project, PW 2014-04          
Recommended Action: 1) Award a contract for the 2014 Street Resurfacing Project to American Asphalt South, Inc. in the amount of $286,104; 2) Authorize the City Manager to approve change orders for 10% of the contract amount, $28,610 for unanticipated costs during the construction phase of the project; and 3) Direct the City Clerk to file a Notice of Exemption.
8.m. Consideration of an Award of Contract to Crosno Construction, Inc. for the Reservoir No. 3 Exterior Recoating Project, PW 2014-13          
Recommended Action: 1) Award a contract for the subject project to Crosno Construction, Inc. in the amount of $59,000; 2) Authorize the City Manager to approve change orders for 20% of the contract amount, $11,800 for unanticipated costs during the construction phase of the project; and 3) Direct the City Clerk to file a Notice of Exemption.
8.n. Consideration of an Award of Contract to V. Lopez Jr. & Sons General Engineering Contractors, Inc. for Construction of the Leanna Drive Creek Crossing Waterline Project, PW 2013-11 and an Amendment to Consultant Services Agreement with Cannon Corporation for Inspection and Monitoring          
Recommended Action: 1) Award a contract for the subject project to V. Lopez Jr. & Sons General Engineering Contractors, Inc. in the amount of $165,578; 2) Authorize the City Manager to approve change orders for 20% of the contract amount $33,116 for unanticipated costs during the construction phase of the project; and 3) Approve a First Amendment to the Agreement for Consultant Services with Cannon Corporation to increase the “not to exceed” amount by $30,900 to perform inspection and environmental monitoring services during construction operations.
8.o. Consideration to Approve the Purchase of a Backup Pump and Motor for Sewer Lift Station No. 1          
Recommended Action: Approve the purchase of a back up submersible pump/motor for Sewer Lift Station No. 1 in the amount of $30,000. 
9. PUBLIC HEARINGS:          
None.
10. CONTINUED BUSINESS:          
10.a.  Continued Consideration of Pre-Application No. 14-002; General Plan Amendment, Specific Plan Amendment, Tentative Tract Map and Conditional Use Permit for Subdivision of Two (2) Commercial Parcels into Forty-Two (42) Residential Lots, One (1) Common Area Lot, and Two (2) Commercial Lots; Location: Southwest Corner of East Grand Avenue and South Courtland Street; Applicant: MFI Limited & NKT Commercial          
Recommended Action: Review the conceptual plans and provide comments to the applicant.
11. NEW BUSINESS:          
11.a.  Consideration of a Resolution Upholding the Appeal of the Decision of the San Luis Obispo County Health Department, Thereby Approving the Pool Plans Submitted by Best Western Casa Grande Inn          
Recommended Action: Adopt a Resolution upholding an appeal of the decision of the San Luis Obispo County Health Department, thereby approving the swimming pool plans submitted by the Best Western Casa Grande Inn. 
 Motion and Vote 
11.b.  Consideration of Alternatives to Address Complaints Regarding Late Evening Noise and Disruptions in the Village          
Recommended Action: 1) Direct staff to prepare an Ordinance that prohibits outdoor amplified noise after 10:00 p.m. and amends nuisance abatement procedures to provide the Police Department increased authority to address complaints; and 2) Appropriate $2,500 for costs related to research and preparation of the ordinance. 
 Motion and Vote 
11.c.  Consideration of an Ordinance Amending Section 3.08.020.E of the Arroyo Grande Municipal Code Regarding Bidding Thresholds Under the Uniform Public Construction Cost Accounting Act          
Recommended Action: Introduce an ordinance amending Section 3.08.020.E of the Arroyo Grande Municipal Code regarding bidding thresholds under the Uniform Public Construction Cost Accounting Act.
 Motion and Vote 
12.  COUNCIL COMMUNICATIONS:          
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.
13.  STAFF COMMUNICATIONS:          
Correspondence/Comments as presented by the City Manager.
14.  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.
15. 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.
16. CLOSED SESSION:          
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
17. RECONVENE TO OPEN SESSION          
18. ADJOURNMENT          
All Staff reports of other written documentation, including any supplemental material distributed to a majority of the City Council within 72 hours of a regular meeting, relating to each item of business on the agenda are available for public inspection during regular business hours in the City Clerk's office, 300 E. Branch Street, Arroyo Grande. If requested, the agenda shall be made available in appropriate alternative formats to persons with disability, as required by the Americans with Disabilities Act. To make a request for disability-related modification or accommodation, contact the Legislative and Information Services Department at 805-473-5414 as soon as possible and at least 48 hours prior to the meeting date.

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