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AGENDA SUMMARY
CITY COUNCIL MEETING
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 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:
Girl Scout Cadette Troop 40246
 
 
4.  INVOCATION:
The Reverend Merritt Greenwood
Saint Barnabas Episcopal Church
 
 
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:
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  Any Council Member may request that any item be withdrawn from the Consent Agenda to permit discussion or change the recommended course of action.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/Vote Motion/Vote
 
8.a.  Consideration of Cash Disbursement Ratification
Recommended Action: Ratify the listing of cash disbursements for the period October 16, 2014 through November 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 October 31, 2014, as required by Government Code Section 53646(b).
 
8.c.  Consideration of a Resolution Adopting Procedures for Implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
Recommended Action: Adopt a Resolution adopting procedures for implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
 
8.d.  Consideration of Amendment No. 2 to Consultant Services Agreement with Liebert Cassidy Whitmore
Recommended Action: Approve and authorize the Acting City Manager to execute Amendment No. 2 to the Consultant Services Agreement with Liebert Cassidy Whitmore for labor negotiations services.
 
8.e. Consideration of a Resolution Adopting an Amendment to the Full Flex Cafeteria Plan Section 125
Recommended Action: Adopt a Resolution establishing an amendment to the Full Flex Cafeteria Plan Section 125 for the Management Group, Fire Management Group, Arroyo Grande Police Officers’ Association, Service Employees International Union, Local 620; International Association of Fire Fighters Local 4403, and the Five Cities Fire Authority Management Group.
 
8.f.  *Consideration of Approval of Minutes
Recommended Action: Approve the minutes of the Regular City Council meeting of September 23, 2014, as submitted. 
 
8.g. Consideration of Cancellation of December 23, 2014 City Council Meeting
Recommended Action: Cancel the regularly scheduled meeting on December 23, 2014.
 
 
8.h. Consideration of Resolution to Close Escrow on Sale of Parcels 007-011-053 and 007-011-054 on Old Ranch Road
Recommended Action:  Adopt a Resolution authorizing the sale of Old Ranch Road Parcel 007-011-053 (Lot #2) for $278,000 and Parcel 007-011-054 (Lot #3) for $272,000 and authorizing the Acting City Manager to execute final sale documents.
 
8.i. Consideration of Adoption of an Ordinance Adding Section 9.16.072 to Chapter 9.16 of the Arroyo Grande Municipal Code Relating to Music or Noise after 10:00 P.M. in Commercial Districts
Recommended Action:  Adopt an Ordinance adding Section 9.16.072 to Chapter 9.16 of the Arroyo Grande Municipal Code adding new regulations relating to music or noise after 10:00 p.m. in Commercial Districts.
 
8.j. Consideration of Amendments to Agreements with The Wallace Group and Water Systems Consulting
Recommended Action: 1) Approve a second amendment to the agreement with The Wallace Group for on-call engineering services; and 2) Approve a second amendment to the Agreement with Water Systems Consulting for on-call engineering services.
 
8.k.  Consideration of Temporary Use Permit Case No. 14-017; Revised Street Closure Times for the Annual Arroyo Grande Village Christmas Parade, November 30, 2014
Recommended Action: Adopt a Resolution revising the hours of street closure under Temporary Use Permit 14-017 for the Annual Arroyo Grande Village Christmas Parade.
 
8.l.  Consideration of Resolution to Declare Surplus Property
Recommended Action: Adopt a Resolution declaring used equipment as surplus and authorizing its sale, donation, or disposal.
 
8.m. Consideration of Plot Plan Review 12-009; Heritage Square Park Restroom - Short Street; City of Arroyo Grande
Recommended Action:  Adopt a Resolution approving the project design.
 
8.n. Consideration of Appointment of Acting City Manager
Recommended Action:  Appoint Deborah Malicoat as Acting City Manager until an Interim City Manager can be hired.
 
9.  PUBLIC HEARINGS:
 
 
9.a. Consideration of a Public Art Chumash Arborglyph Sculpture at 126 S. Mason Street; Applicant- Yak Titu Titu Yak Tilhini Northern Chumash Tribe; Staff Project No. 14-006
Recommended Action:  Continue to a date uncertain in order to provide an opportunity for additional input from the Native American community prior to Council consideration of the project.
 
10.  CONTINUED BUSINESS:
None.
 
 
11.  NEW BUSINESS:
 
 
 
11.a. Consideration of Pre-Application No. 14-005; Specific Plan Designation, General Plan Amendment, Development Code Amendment and Lot Line Adjustment; Location East Cherry Avenue; Applicant: Japanese Welfare Association
Recommended Action: Review the conceptual plans and provide comments to the applicant.
 
11.b.  Consideration of Ordinance Amending Chapter 3.46 of the Arroyo Grande Municipal Code Relating to Exemptions and Vacation Rentals and Homestays
Recommended Action:  Introduce an Ordinance amending Chapter 3.46 of the Arroyo Grande Municipal Code to provide that the same exemptions that apply to the Transient Occupancy Tax apply to Arroyo Grande Tourism Business Improvement District assessments and amend the definition of “lodging” to include vacation rentals and homestays.
Documents: CC 11.b. Ordinance Amend TBID.pdf Motion/Vote
 
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. 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.

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. If you would like to subscribe to receive email or text message notifications when agendas are posted, you can sign up online through our Notify Me feature.

City Council Meetings are cablecast live and videotaped for replay on Arroyo Grande's Government Access Channel 20. The rebroadcast schedule is published at www.slo-span.org.


* Amended Agenda 11/21/14, 10:30 a.m.
Item 8.f. Modification to Recommended action description