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AGENDA SUMMARY
CITY COUNCIL MEETING
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 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:
Five Cities Fire Authority
 
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:
 Presentation by SLO Regional Rideshare regarding Rideshare Month (October)
 
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  Any Council Member may request that any item be withdrawn from the Consent Agenda to permit discussion or change the recommended course of action.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 August 16, 2015 through August 31, 2015.
8.b. Consideration of Approval of Minutes
Recommended Action: Approve the minutes of the Regular City Council Meeting of August 25, 2015, as submitted.
8.c.  Consideration of a Resolution Pledging to Follow Best Practices of Civility and Civil Discourse in all Meetings   
8.d.
Consideration of a Resolution Restricting Parking on North Mason Street
Recommended Action: Adopt a Resolution establishing a “No Parking” zone on the East side of North Mason Street from East Branch Street to Le Point Street.
8.e.
Consideration of Temporary Use Permit 15-012; Authorizing Closure of City Streets and Use of City Property for the 78th Annual Arroyo Grande Valley Harvest Festival, Friday and Saturday, September 25-26, 2015
Recommended Action: Adopt a Resolution approving Temporary Use Permit 15-012, authorizing closure of City streets and use of City property for the 78th Annual Arroyo Grande Valley Harvest Festival.
8.f.
Consideration of Amendments to Consultant Services Agreements with Fugro Consultants, Inc. and Water Systems Consulting Inc. to Conduct Water Sampling, Preparation of the Northern Cities Management Area 2015 Annual Monitoring Report, and Associated Technical Support Services for the Northern Cities Management Area Work Program
Recommended Action: 1) Approve and authorize the Mayor to execute Amendment No. 2 to the Agreement for Consultant Services with Fugro Consultants, Inc., and 2) Approve and authorize the Mayor to execute Amendment No. 7 to the Agreement for Consultant Services with Water Systems Consulting, Inc.
8.g.
Consideration of a Resolution Authorizing the Chief of Police to Execute an Agreement with the California Office of Traffic Safety Grant Program to Help Address Ongoing Traffic Safety Concerns and Appropriate the Funding
Recommended Action: Adopt a Resolution authorizing the Chief of Police to execute an agreement with the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) to help address ongoing traffic safety concerns and appropriate the funding for the activities.
9.
PUBLIC HEARINGS:
9.a.
Continued -- Consideration of General Plan Amendment 14-002; Specific Plan Amendment 14-001, Conditional Use Permit 14-009, Vesting Tentative Tract Map 14-001, and Development Agreement 15-002; Subdivision of Two (2) Commercial Parcels into Thirty-Eight (38) Residential Lots, One (1) Common Area Lot, and Three (3) Commercial Lots; Location: Southwest Corner of East Grand Avenue and South Courtland Street; Applicant: NKT Commercial; Representative – RRM Design Group
Recommended Action: The Planning Commission recommends that the City Council adopt a Resolution denying General Plan Amendment 14-002; Specific Plan Amendment 14-001, Vesting Tentative Tract Map 14-001, and Conditional Use Permit 14-009, and Development Agreement 15-002.
10.
OLD BUSINESS:
10.a.
Consideration of Temporary Closure of the Highway 101 at Brisco Road Ramps
Recommended Action: 1) Receive update on the planning status of the temporary closure of the Highway 101 at Brisco Road ramps; 2) Approve the closure plan for the Highway 101 at Brisco Road ramps; and 3) Authorize the City Manager to award the closure plan construction work up to $75,000.
11.
NEW BUSINESS:
11.a.
Consideration of Farroll Avenue Speed Limits
Recommended Action: Review the status of the roadway signage and posted speed limits on Farroll Avenue; and 1) Direct staff to remove school zone signage on Farroll Avenue between Elm Street and Oak Park, and remove senior facility signage on Farroll Avenue between Elm Street and Oak Park Boulevard; and 2) Adopt a Resolution establishing the speed limit on Farroll Avenue from Halcyon Road to Oak Park Boulevard.
11.b.
Consideration of League of California Cities Annual Conference Resolutions
Recommended Action: Provide direction regarding City positions on the League of California Cities resolutions.
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, 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.
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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