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AGENDA SUMMARY
CITY COUNCIL MEETING
TUESDAY, AUGUST 26, 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:
Arroyo Grande Lions Club
4.
 INVOCATION:
Pastor Randy Ouimette
Saint John's Lutheran Church;
Five Cities Fire Authority Chaplain
5.
AGENDA REVIEW:
5.a.  Closed Session Announcements: 
On Tuesday, August 12, 2014, the Council met in Closed Session regarding:

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

The Mayor or City Attorney will announce 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:          Motion and  Vote
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  Any Council Member may request that any item be withdrawn from the Consent Agenda to permit discussion or change the recommended course of action.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.
8.a.
Consideration Of Cash Disbursement Ratification
Recommended Action: Ratify the listing of cash disbursements for the period August 1, 2014 through August 15, 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 July 31, 2014, as required by Government Code Section 53646(b).
8.c.
Consideration Of A Resolution To Implement Paying And Reporting Of Employer Paid Member Contributions (EPMC) To The California Public Employees’ Retirement System (PERS) For The Management Employees Of The Safety Fire Group
Recommended Action: Adopt a Resolution to implement the paying and reporting of the EPMC to the California PERS for the Management employees of the Safety Fire Group.
8.d.
 Consideration Of Approval Of Minutes
Recommended Action: Approve the minutes of the Regular City Council meeting of August 12, 2014, as submitted.
8.e.
Consideration Of Acceptance Of The 2014 Concrete Repair And Via La Barranca Drainage Improvements Project, PW 2014-11
Recommended Action: 1) Accept the improvements as constructed by V. Lopez Jr. & Sons, Inc. for the subject project; 2) Direct staff to file a Notice of Completion; and 3) Authorize release of retention, thirty-five (35) days after the Notice of Completion has been recorded, if no liens have been filed.
8.f.
Consideration Of A Resolution Adopting The 2014 San Luis Obispo County Integrated Regional Water Management (IRWM) Plan
Recommended Action: Adopt a Resolution authorizing the 2014 San Luis Obispo County Integrated Regional Water Management Plan.
8.g.
 Consideration Of Adoption 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: Adopt 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.
9.
PUBLIC HEARINGS:
None.
10.
CONTINUED BUSINESS:
10.a.
 Consideration Of Water Conservation Public Education Program And Water Shortage Contingency Plan Ordinance Alternatives
Recommended Action:  1) Approve the proposed water conservation public education program; 2) Authorize the City Manager to execute a consultant services agreement with Verdin Marketing, Inc. to develop and implement the water conservation public education program; 3) Appropriate $70,000 from the Water Neutralization Fund for the water conservation public education program; and 4) Direct staff to develop a Water Shortage Contingency Plan Ordinance based on two emergency stages, which will require residential customers to reduce water usage by an identified percentage during a Stage 1 emergency and allocate a minimum amount of water per household during a Stage 2 emergency.
 Motion and  Vote 
11.
NEW BUSINESS:
None.
12.
 CITY COUNCIL REPORTS:
(a) MAYOR FERRARA:
(1) San Luis Obispo Council of Governments/San Luis Obispo Regional Transit Authority (SLOCOG/SLORTA)
(2) South San Luis Obispo County Sanitation District (SSLOCSD)
(3) Other

(b) MAYOR PRO TEM GUTHRIE:
(1) South County Area Transit (SCAT)
(2) Economic Vitality Corporation (EVC)
(3) California Joint Powers Insurance Authority (CJPIA)
(4) Other

(c) COUNCIL MEMBER COSTELLO:
(1) Air Pollution Control District (APCD)
(2) Five Cities Fire Authority (FCFA)
(3) Other

(d) COUNCIL MEMBER BROWN:
(1) Integrated Waste Management Authority Board (IWMA)
(2) County Water Resources Advisory Committee (WRAC)
(3) O
ther

(e) COUNCIL MEMBER BARNEICH:
(1) Zone 3 Water Advisory Board
(2) Homeless Services Coordinating Council (HSOC)
(3) Tourism Committee
(4) Other
13.
 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.
14.
 STAFF COMMUNICATIONS:
Correspondence/Comments as presented by the City Manager.
15.
 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.
16.
CLOSED SESSION:
None.
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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