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AGENDA SUMMARY
CITY COUNCIL MEETING
TUESDAY, MARCH 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:
Cub Scouts
Boy Scouts
Order of Arrow
 
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:       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  Any Council Member may request that any item be withdrawn from the Consent Agenda to permit discussion or change the recommended course of action.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 March 1, 2015 through March 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 February 28, 2015, as required by Government Code Section 53646(b).
8.c.Consideration of Approval of Minutes
Recommended Action: Approve the minutes of the Special and Regular City Council Meetings of March 10, 2015, and the Special City Council Meeting of March 16, 2015, as submitted.
8.d.Consideration of an Award of Contract to Insituform Technologies, Inc. for the 2015 Sewer Lining Project, PW 2015-04
Recommended Action: 1) Award a contract for the 2015 Sewer Lining Project to Insituform Technologies, Inc. in the amount of $119,577; and 2) Authorize the Interim City Manager to approve change orders for 10% of the contract amount, $11,958, for unanticipated costs during the project; and 3) Direct the City Clerk to file a Notice of Exemption.
8.e.  Consideration of Purchase of In-Pavement Replacement Lights for East Branch Street Crosswalks
Recommended Action: Approve the purchase of twenty-eight (28) solar powered, radio controlled light units from Silicon Constellations in the amount of $30,800.59.
8.f.   Consideration of Approval of City Landscape Area Water Conservation Program
Recommended Action: The Parks and Recreation Commission recommends the City Council approve the recommendation to implement water conservation and turf removal measures for the City’s parks and landscape areas, with a modification to allow for approximately 4,000 square feet of turf at the Meadowlark Drive entrance to the Foremaster residential development on Oak Park Boulevard.
 Motion and Vote 
 
9. PUBLIC HEARINGS:
 
 
9.a.   Consideration of Amended Conditional Use Permit Case No. 15-001, Lot Merger 15-001, and Variance 15-001; Location: Oak Park Professional Plaza (APNs 007-771-053, -062, and -072); Applicant: Russ Sheppel
Recommended Action: The Planning Commission recommends the City Council approve the proposed modifications to an approved project by adopting a Resolution approving Amended Conditional Use Permit, Variance, and Lot Merger for the construction of an approximately 55,000 square-foot, 70-bed assisted living/memory care facility and 16-unit independent living facility.
 Motion and  Vote 
 
10. OLD BUSINESS:
 
 
10.a.   Consideration of a Budget Appropriation of State Grant – Citizens Option for Public Safety (COPS) Funds
Recommended Action: Approve the Chief of Police’s recommendation to appropriate the balance of COPS funds, in the amount of $183,121.05, to continue the multi-year program for the replacement and enhancement of the Police communications and technology.
 Motion and Vote 
 
11. NEW BUSINESS:
 
 
11.a.   Consideration of Modifications to Police Department Staffing
Recommended Action: Approve modifying staffing in the Police Department in order to address the revised needs of the Police Department and community.
 Motion and Vote      Motion and Vote
 
11.b.   Monthly Water Supply and Demand Update
Recommended Action: Receive the monthly Water Supply and Demand Update.
 
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 Interim 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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