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 Any Council Member may request that any item be withdrawn from the Consent Agenda to permit discussion or change the recommended course of action.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 January 1, 2015 through January 15, 2015.
11.a. Selection of Alternatives for Environmental Study for the Bridge Street Bridge Improvement Project; and Consideration of Amendment No. 2 to Consultant Services Agreement with Quincy Engineering, Inc. and Budget Amendment. Motion and Vote
Recommended Action: 1) Select two alternatives with which to proceed for environmental study for the Bridge Street Bridge Improvement Project: a) replace the existing supplemental truss with a new supplemental truss as the rehabilitation alternative; and b) construct a new conventional bridge with historic features as the replacement alternative for environmental study; 2) Authorize the Mayor to execute Amendment No. 2 to the Consultant Services Agreement with Quincy Engineering, Inc.; and 3) Appropriate an additional $563,500 of Local Highway Bridge Program (HBP) grant funds in the Capital Improvement Program budget for the preliminary engineering phase of the project.
(a)MAYOR HILL: (1) South San Luis Obispo County Sanitation District (SSLOCSD) (2) Brisco/Halcyon Interchange Subcommittee
(3)Oversight Board to the Successor Agency to the Dissolved Arroyo Grande
(4) California Joint Powers Insurance Authority (CJPIA)
(b) MAYOR PRO TEM BARNEICH:
(1) Zone 3 Water Advisory Board
(2) Homeless Services Coordinating Council (HSOC)
(c) COUNCIL MEMBER GUTHRIE:
(1)San Luis Obispo Council of Governments/San Luis Obispo Regional Transit Authority
(2) South County Transit (SCT)
(3) Tourism Committee
(4)Brisco/Halcyon Interchange Subcommittee
(5) California Joint Powers Insurance Authority (CJPIA)
(d) COUNCIL MEMBER BROWN: (1) Integrated Waste Management Authority Board (IWMA) (2)Economic Vitality Corporation (EVC)
(e) COUNCIL MEMBER HARMON: (1) County Water Resources Advisory Committee (WRAC)
(2)Air Pollution Control District (APCD) (3)Five Cities Fire Authority (FCFA) (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. 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.
17. CLOSED SESSION:
a. CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL – ANTICIPATED LITIGATION, significant exposure to litigation pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(d)(2): potential litigation arising out of Steve Adams’ Employment Agreement.
18. RECONVENE TO OPEN SESSION
Announcement(s) of any reportable action(s) taken in Closed Session will be made in open session, and repeated at the beginning of the next Regular City Council meeting as this portion of the meeting is not recorded or videotaped.
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