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 Any Council Member may request that any item be withdrawn from the Consent Agenda to permit discussion or change the recommended course of action.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. Motion and Vote
8.a. Consideration of Cash Disbursement Ratification
Recommended Action: Ratify the listing of cash disbursements for the period September 1, 2015 through September 15, 2015.
8.g. Consideration of an Award of Contract to JG Contracting Corporation for Construction of the Platino Lane and Oro Drive Intersection Drainage Improvements Project, PW 2015-08
Recommended Action: 1) Award a contract for construction of the Platino Lane and Oro Drive Intersection Drainage Improvements Project to JG Contracting Corporation in the amount of $62,412; 2) Authorize the City Manager to approve change orders for 10% of the contract amount, $4,140, for unanticipated costs during the project; 3) Appropriate $35,000 from the Sales Tax Fund; and 4) Direct the City Clerk to file a Notice of Exemption.
9.a. Consideration of Introduction of an Ordinance of the City Council of the City of Arroyo Grande Adding Section 15.04.030 to Title 15 of the Municipal Code Regarding Expedited Permitting Procedures for Small Residential Rooftop Solar Systems
Recommended Action: Introduce an Ordinance adding Section 15.04.030 to Title 15 of the Arroyo Grande Municipal Code regarding expedited permitting procedures for small residential rooftop solar systems.
11.b. Consideration of Comment Letters Regarding the Phillips 66 Rail Spur Extension Project and Rail Safety, and Information Regarding Other Concurrent and Miscellaneous Projects Related to Oil Production
Recommended Action: 1) Provide direction whether to send comment letters to the County of San Luis Obispo Planning Commission and the U.S. Department of Transportation regarding the Phillips 66 Rail Spur Extension Project and rail safety respectively; and 2) Receive and file information regarding other miscellaneous and concurrent project of interest related to oil production.
(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 (SLOCOG/RTA)
(2) South County Transit (SCT)
(3) Tourism Committee
(4) Brisco/Halcyon Interchange Subcommittee
(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, 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:
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/Tenant 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.
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