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AGENDA SUMMARY
CITY COUNCIL MEETING
TUESDAY, JULY 28, 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:
Arroyo Grande In Bloom
Bob Lund
 
 
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:
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  Any Council Member may request that any item be withdrawn from the Consent Agenda to permit discussion or change the recommended course of action.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 June 16, 2015 through July 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 June 30, 2015, as required by Government Code Section 53646(b).
 
8.c.
Consideration of a Resolution Authorizing the Fire Station Expansion General Obligation Bond Property Tax Levy Rate
Recommended Action: Adopt a Resolution authorizing the FY 2015-16 fire station expansion property tax levy approved by voters on November 5, 2002.
 
8.d.
Consideration of a Resolution Establishing Job Descriptions and Salary Ranges for Several Positions
Recommended Action: Adopt a Resolution establishing job descriptions and salary ranges for the following positions: Geographic Information Services Technician, Utilities Manager, and Volunteer and Program Coordinator.
 
8.e.
Consideration of Approval of Exclusive Vendor Police Tow Service Agreements
Recommended Action: 1) Approve and authorize the City Manager to execute a two-year exclusive vendor police tow service agreement with College Towing South of Grover Beach for light-duty towing; and 2) Approve and authorize the City Manager to execute a two-year exclusive vendor police tow service agreement with Johnboy's Towing of Oceano for medium and heavy-duty towing.
 
8.f.
Consideration to Authorize an Award of Bid for Police Fleet Leasing Program Including Vehicles, Financing and Upfitting, and Declaring Existing Vehicles as Surplus Property
Recommended Action: 1) Award a bid for the lease purchase of seven police staff vehicles to McPeek Dodge of Anaheim, CA; 2) Award a bid for lease financing to Rabo Bank / De Lage Landen Public Finance of Wayne, PA; 3) Award a bid for the equipment upfitting for the vehicles to Drive Customs of San Luis Obispo, CA; and 4) Adopt a Resolution declaring the existing police staff vehicles and trailer as surplus and authorizing their sale.
 
8.g.
Consideration to Approve the Purchase of Tank Mixers
Recommended Action: Approve the purchase of four (4) tank mixers for Reservoirs 1, 2, 4, & 5 in the amount of $34,484.80.
 
8.h.
Consideration of Authorization to Purchase Water Meters
Recommended Action: Approve the purchase of water meters in the amount of $41,000.
 
8.i.
Consideration of Acceptance of the Crown Terrace Sewer Replacement Project, PW 2015-05
Recommended Action: 1) Accept the project improvements as constructed by D-Kal Engineering, Inc. in accordance with the plans and specifications for the subject project; 2) Direct the City Clerk 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.j.
Consideration of Monthly Water Supply, Demand and Marketing Update
Recommended Action: Receive and review the monthly Water Supply, Demand and Marketing Update Report.
 
8.k.
Consideration of Request from Planning Commissioner Keen for Consecutive Absences from Planning Commission Meetings
Recommended Action: Consent to three consecutive absences by Planning Commissioner Keen.
 
8.l.
Consideration of Accepting Open Space Easement at the Heights at Vista Del Mar ' Tract 3048
Recommended Action: Accept an Open Space Easement at the Heights at Vista Del Mar ' Tract 3048.
 
9.
PUBLIC HEARINGS:
 
 
 
9.a.
Annual Public Hearing for the Arroyo Grande Tourism Business Improvement District
Recommended Action:  1) Hold a public hearing to receive testimony regarding the City Council's intention to continue the Arroyo Grande Tourism Business Improvement District (AGTBID) and levy an annual assessment for fiscal year 2015-16; 2) Determine whether a legally sufficient number of protests have been made; 3) If a legally sufficient protest is not made, adopt a Resolution levying an annual assessment for the AGTBID for the 2015-16 fiscal year; and 4) Adopt a Resolution approving the FY 2015-16 budget for the AGTBID.
 
9.b.
Consideration of Conditional Use Permit 14-010; Sale of Distilled Spirits; Location ' 1168 W. Branch Street; Applicant: Walmart Stores, Inc; Representative ' Malou Reyes, Gresham-Savage
Recommended Action: It is recommended by the Planning Commission that the City Council adopt a Resolution approving Conditional Use Permit Case No. 14-010 for the sale of distilled spirits at Walmart.
 
10.
OLD BUSINESS:
 
 
 
10.a.
Consideration of Revised Roadway Striping for Fair Oaks Avenue between Traffic Way and Woodland Drive
Recommended Action: Approve plans to revise roadway striping and marking configurations on Fair Oaks Avenue, between Traffic Way and Woodland Drive, to incorporate bicycle lanes.
 
11.
NEW BUSINESS:
 
 
 
11.a.
Consideration of Property at Flora Lane to be Considered for Agricultural Mitigation Land
Recommended Action: Adopt a Resolution finding that the property at Flora Lane would serve as appropriate mitigation for the purposes of conversion of 13.1 acres of agricultural land.
 
11.b.
Consideration of Council Direction on the City's Water Conservation Incentive Programs
Recommended Action: 1) Increase funding for the Cash for Grass Program for FY 2015-16 and FY 2016-17 and appropriate $131,000 from the Water Neutralization Fund in FY 2015-16 for the Program; and 2) Eliminate the following water conservation incentive programs for FY 2015-16 and FY 2016-17: a) Smart Irrigation Controllers; b) Landscape Irrigation Retrofit; c. System Water Loss Mitigation.
 
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)
Other

(d) COUNCIL MEMBER BROWN:
(1) Integrated Waste Management Authority Board (IWMA)
(2) Economic Vitality Corporation (EVC)
(3) O
ther

(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:
The City Council will adjourn to Closed Session to consider the following items:

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

b. CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATOR pursuant to Government Code Section 54957.6:
Agency Designated Representative:  Bob McFall, Interim City Manager
Represented Employees:  Arroyo Grande Police Officers' Association (AGPOA)

c. CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL ' ANTICIPATED LITIGATION, significant exposure to litigation pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(d)(2): potential litigation relating to contract with GLR Construction for Police Station Addition/Tennant Improvement Project, PW 2014-08.
 
 
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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