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AGENDA SUMMARY
CITY COUNCIL MEETING
TUESDAY, JANUARY 13, 2015
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:
Boy Scout Troop 413
 
4.  INVOCATION:
Pastor Ron Dee
Harvest Bible Fellowship
 
5. AGENDA REVIEW:
5.a.  Closed Session Announcements 
On Monday, January 5, 2015, 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
 
6.a.  Presentation by Visit San Luis Obispo County regarding the Proposed San Luis Obispo County Tourism Marketing District
6.b.  Honorary Proclamation Recognizing Jim DeCecco for His Volunteer Efforts in Making Arroyo Grande a Bicycle Friendly Community
 
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  Any Council Member may request that any item be withdrawn from the Consent Agenda to permit discussion or change the recommended course of action.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 December 1, 2014 through December 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 November 30, 2014.
 
8.c.  Consideration of Acceptance of the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report
Recommended Action: Receive and file the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2014.
 
8.d. Consideration of Award of Consultant Services Agreements to Wohlford Consulting and Colgan Consulting Corporation for User Fee and Development Impact Fee Studies
Recommended Action:  1) Award a consultant services agreement to Wohlford Consulting for the preparation of a full cost of services (user fee) study; and 2) Award a consultant services agreement to Colgan Consulting Corporation for the preparation of a development impact fee study.
 
8.e. Consideration of Approval of Minutes
Recommended Action: Approve the minutes of the Regular City Council Meeting of October 28, 2014, Special City Council Meeting of November 19, 2014, Regular City Council Meeting of November 25, 2014, Special City Council Meeting of December 1, 2014, Special City Council Meeting of December 3, 2014, Special City Council Meeting of December 9, 2014, Regular City Council Meeting of December 9, 2014, Special City Council Meeting of December 18, 2014, and Special City Council Meeting of January 5, 2015, as submitted.
 
8.f. Consideration of the Purchase of a Replacement 1/4 Ton Pick-up Truck
Recommended Action: Award the bid for the purchase of a replacement '-ton pick-up truck to Mullahey Ford in the amount of $21,373.33.
 
8.g. Consideration of Acceptance of the Larchmont Drive Rehabilitation Project, PW 2014-12
Recommended Action: 1) Accept the project improvements as constructed by Ferravanti Grading & Paving in accordance with the plans and specifications for the subject project; 2) Direct staff to file a Notice of Completion; and 3) Authorize release of the retention, thirty-five (35) days after the Notice of Completion has been recorded, if no liens have been filed.
 
8.h. Consideration of Acceptance of the Hoosegow Park ADA Improvements Project, PW 2014-02 and Appropriation of Park Development Funds
Recommended Action: 1) Accept the improvements as constructed by J&P Construction, Inc. for the subject project; 2) Direct staff to file a Notice of Completion; 3) Authorize the appropriation of $20,000 from the Park Development Fund for the purchase of park furnishings; and 4) Authorize release of retention, thirty-five (35) days after the Notice of Completion has been recorded if no liens have been filed.
 
8.i. Consideration of Acceptance of the Leanna Drive Creek Crossing Waterline Project, PW 2013-11
Recommended Action: 1) Accept the improvements as constructed by V. Lopez Jr. & Sons General Engineering Contractors, 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.j. Consideration of a First Amendment to Agreement for Consultant Services with Harris Architecture and Design for the Corporation Yard Renovation Project, PW 2013-012
Recommended Action: Approve the First Amendment to the Agreement for Consultant Services with Harris Architecture and Design, reviving the agreement and extending the term of the agreement to December 31, 2015.
 
8.k. Consideration of Approval of Final Parcel Map 14-001, Subdividing One Parcel into Two (2) Parcels at 1450 Chilton Street; Applied for by Patrick Kimball and Carlos Castaneda
Recommended Action: Approve Final Parcel Map 14-001; Subdividing one (1) parcel into two (2) parcels at 1450 Chilton Street; applied for by Patrick Kimball and Carlos Castaneda.
8.l.  Consideration of Adoption of an Ordinance Approving the First Amendment to Development Agreement 09-002 to Modify the Legal Description of the 5-Acre Property Located at the Northeast Corner of West Branch Street and Old Ranch Road (APN 007-011-056)  
Recommended Action: Adopt an Ordinance approving the First Amendment to Development Agreement 09-002 to modify the legal description of the 5-acre property located at the northeast corner of West Branch Street and Old Ranch Road (APN 007-011-056).
 
9. PUBLIC HEARINGS:
 
9.a.  Consideration of Preliminary Approval of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Projects for Year 2015     Motion and Vote
Recommended Action:  Provide preliminary approval of proposed projects to be funded with the City’s allocation of CDBG funds for the Year 2015.
 
10. CONTINUED BUSINESS:
 
10.a.  Consideration of a Resolution Denying Without Prejudice General Plan Amendment 14-002; Specific Plan Amendment 14-001, Vesting Tentative Tract Map 14-001, and Conditional Use Permit 14-009; Location: Southwest Corner of East Grand Avenue and South Courtland Street; Applicants – MFI Limited and NKT Commercial; Representative – RRM Design Group     Motion and Vote
Recommended Action: Adopt a Resolution denying without prejudice General Plan Amendment 14-002; Specific Plan Amendment 14-001, Vesting Tentative Tract Map 14-001, and Conditional Use Permit 14-009.
 
10.b.  Consideration of Adoption of a Policy to Have a Moment of Silence or a Moment of Reflection at the Beginning of City Council Meetings     Motion and Vote
Recommended Action: Consider the adoption of a policy of having a moment of silence or a moment of reflection instead of an invocation at the beginning of City Council meetings.
 
10.c.  Consideration of Agreement with Regional Government Services for Interim City Manager Services     Motion and Vote
Recommended Action: Execute an agreement with Regional Government Services to provide Interim City Manager services.
 
11. NEW BUSINESS:
 
11.a.  Consideration of the Proposed San Luis Obispo County Tourism Marketing District    Motion and Vote
Recommended Action: Adopt a Resolution granting consent to the San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors to establish the San Luis Obispo County Tourism Marketing District inclusive of lodging properties within the City of Arroyo Grande, to be funded by a 1% gross room rental assessment.
 
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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