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Streaming Video Home Page AGENDA SUMMARY
CITY COUNCIL MEETING
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2015
6:00 P.M.
ARROYO GRANDE CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS
215 E. BRANCH STREET, ARROYO GRANDE



1.
CALL TO ORDER
2.
ROLL CALL
3.
MOMENT OF REFLECTION
4.
FLAG SALUTE:
Toastmasters International
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
6.a.
Honorary Proclamation Recognizing February 24, 2015 as World Spay Day
6.b.
Mayor’s Commendation Recognizing Five Cities Fire Authority Firefighter Christopher Martinez
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  Any Council Member may request that any item be withdrawn from the Consent Agenda to permit discussion or change the recommended course of action.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 January 16, 2015 through February 15, 2015.
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 January 31, 2015, as required by Government Code Section 53646(b).
8.c.
Consideration of Approving a One-Year Extension to the Contract with Waterboys Plumbing, Inc. for the Plumbing Retrofit Program
Recommended Action: 1) Approve a one-year extension to the contract with Waterboys Plumbing, Inc. in the amount of $72,935; and 2) Authorize the Mayor to execute the first amendment to contract.
8.d.
Consideration of Adoption of an Ordinance Relating to Emergency Water Shortage Restrictions and Regulations
Recommended Action: Adopt an Ordinance repealing Section 13.05.040, amending Section 13.05.030 and adding Chapter 13.07 to the Arroyo Grande Municipal Code relating to Water Conservation and Emergency Water Shortage Restrictions and Regulations.
9.
PUBLIC HEARINGS:
None.
10.
Old Business:
None.
11.
NEW BUSINESS:
11.a.
Consideration of Pre-Application No. 15-001; Specific Plan Designation, General Plan Amendment, Development Code Amendment, Tentative Tract Map and Lot Line Adjustment; Location - Traffic Way and East Cherry Avenue; Applicants – Dorfman Homes, Inc., Mangano Homes Inc., and Arroyo Grande Valley Japanese Welfare Association
Recommended Action: Review the conceptual plans and authorize processing of a General Plan Amendment and Specific Plan for the project.
11.b.
Consideration of Fiscal Year 2014-15 Mid-Year Budget Report
Recommended Action: 1) Approve detailed budget adjustments listed in the Mid-Year Budget Report; 2) Approve Schedule A; 3) Approve (Deny) requests for additional appropriations in the General Fund, Sales Tax Fund and Street Fund; and 4) Adopt a Resolution creating the Accounting Manager job classification.
11.c.
Consideration of the Status of the City’s California Public Employees’ Retirement System Plans
Recommended Action: 1) Receive and review information on the status of the City’s retirement plans with the California Public Employees’ Retirement System, and 2) Direct staff to engage Bartel Associates, LLC to provide actuarial analysis services.
12.
CITY COUNCIL REPORTS:
(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 Redevelopment Agency (4) California Joint Powers Insurance Authority (CJPIA) (5) Other

(b) MAYOR PRO TEM BARNEICH: (1) Zone 3 Water Advisory Board (2) Homeless Services Coordinating Council (HSOC) (3) Other
(c) COUNCIL MEMBER GUTHRIE: (1) San Luis Obispo Council of Governments/San Luis Obispo Regional Transit Authority (SLOCOG/RTA) (2) South County Transit (SCT) (3) Tourism Committee (4) Brisco/Halcyon Interchange Subcommittee (5) California Joint Powers Insurance Authority (CJPIA) (6) Other
(d) COUNCIL MEMBER BROWN:
(1) Integrated Waste Management Authority Board (IWMA)
(2) Economic Vitality Corporation (EVC) (3) Other

(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, or to comment on any scheduled Closed Session items.  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:
(a) CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL – EXISTING LITIGATION pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(d)(1):
Name of Case: Santa Maria Valley Water Conservation District v. City of Santa Maria, et al. and related actions, Santa Clara Superior Court, Case No. CV 770214

Adjourn to Closed Session.
17.
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.
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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