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NOTICE OF SPECIAL MEETING
ARROYO GRANDE CITY COUNCIL

AGENDA SUMMARY
TUESDAY, DECEMBER 9, 2014
4:00 PM

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

1.  CALL TO ORDER
2. ROLL CALL
3. FLAG SALUTE
4. PUBLIC COMMENT
Members of the public wishing to address the City Council on any item described in this Notice may do so when recognized by the Presiding Officer.
5.  CITY COUNCIL CLOSED SESSION:

PUBLIC EMPLOYEE APPOINTMENT pursuant to Government Code Section 54957:

Title: Interim City Manager
6. RECONVENE TO OPEN SESSION:
Announcement of reportable action taken in Closed Session, if any.
7. ADJOURNMENT
This agenda was prepared and posted pursuant to Government Code Section 54956. 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 Legislative and Information Services Department at 805-473-5400.



AGENDA SUMMARY
CITY COUNCIL MEETING
TUESDAY, DECEMBER 9, 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:
El Camino 4-H Group
 
4.  INVOCATION:
Pastor Randy Ouimette
Saint John's Lutheran Church;
Five Cities Fire Authority Chaplain
 
5.  AGENDA REVIEW:
5.a. Closed Session Announcements 
On Wednesday, December 3, 2014, the Council met in Closed Session regarding:

- Public Employee Appointment pursuant to Government Code Section 54957:
Title: Interim City Manager

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:
Presentation by Visit SLO
 
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.
 
8.a. Consideration of Cash Disbursement Ratification
Recommended Action: Ratify the listing of cash disbursements for the period November 16, 2014 through November 30, 2014.
 Motion and Vote 
8.b. Consideration of Approval of Minutes
Recommended Action: Approve the minutes of the Special City Council Meeting of October 8, 2014 and the Regular City Council Meeting of October 14, 2014, as submitted.
 Motion and Vote 
 
9. PUBLIC HEARINGS:
 
 
9.a.  Consideration of Adoption of Ordinance Amending Chapter 3.46 of the Arroyo Grande Municipal Code Relating to Exemptions and Vacation Rentals and Homestays
Recommended Action:  Adopt 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.
 Motion and Vote 
 
9.b.  Consideration of a Resolution Adopting a Mitigated Negative Declaration and Approving General Plan Amendment 14-002; Specific Plan Amendment 14-001, Vesting Tentative Tract Map 14-001, and Conditional Use Permit 14-009; Subdivision of Two (2) Commercial Parcels into Forty-one (41) Residential Lots, One (1) Common Area Lot, and Two (2) Commercial Lots; Location: Southwest Corner of East Grand Avenue and South Courtland Street; Applicants: MFI Limited and NKT Commercial; Representative: RRM Design Group
Recommended Action: The Planning Commission recommends the City Council adopt a Resolution adopting a Mitigated Negative Declaration and approving General Plan Amendment 14-002, Specific Plan Amendment 14-001, Vesting Tentative Tract Map 14-001; and Conditional Use Permit 14-009.
 Motion and Vote 
 
10. CONTINUED BUSINESS:
None.
 
11. NEW BUSINESS:
 
 
11.a  Consideration of Consultant Services Contract for City Manager Recruitment
Recommended Action: Approve and authorize the Mayor to execute a consultant services agreement with Peckham & McKenney to provide recruitment services for the position of City Manager.
 Motion and Vote 
 
11.b.  Consideration of Modifications to Invocation Policy
Recommended Action: Provide direction to staff on modifications to the City’s invocation policy.
 Motion and Vote 
 
11.c.  Consideration of Appointments of Council Members to Regional and Local Boards, Commissions, Committees and Subcommittees
Recommended Action: Make new appointments to those regional and local boards, commissions, and committees with Council representation, and authorize the City Clerk to update FPPC Form 806 (Agency Report of Public Official Appointments) for posting on the City website.
 Motion and Vote 
 
11.d.  Consideration of an Ordinance Approving the First Amendment to Development Agreement 09-002 to Modify the Legal Description of the Property
Recommended Action: Introduce an Ordinance approving the First Amendment to the Development Agreement 09-002 to Modify the Legal Description of the Property.
 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. CLOSED SESSION:
None.
 
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.

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