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CITY MANAGER REPORT:
Correspondence/Comments as presented by the City Manager.
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 Any Council Member may request that any item be withdrawn from the Consent Agenda to permit discussion or change the recommended course of action.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
Consideration Of Cash Disbursement Ratification
Recommended Action: Ratify the listing of cash disbursements for the period January 1, 2016 through January 15, 2016.
Consideration To Approve An Agreement For Consultant Services With Ravatt Albrecht & Associates, Inc. For The City Council Chambers Access Improvement Project, PW 2015-14
Recommended Action: 1) Approve an Agreement for Consultant Services with Ravatt Albrecht & Associates in the amount of $30,000; 2) Authorize the City Manager to approve change orders up to 10% of the contract amount in the amount of $3,000 for additional work and/or unanticipated costs during the design and environmental review process; and 3) Authorize the Mayor to execute the Agreement for Consultant Services.
Consideration Of Development Code Amendment Case No. 15-003; Adoption Of Ordinance Adding Chapter 16.62 To Title 16 Of The Arroyo Grande Municipal Code Regarding Medical Marijuana; Location – Citywide; Applicant – City Of Arroyo Grande
Recommended Action: Adopt an Ordinance adding Chapter 16.62 to Title 16 of the Arroyo Grande Municipal Code relating to medical marijuana dispensaries, cooperatives and collectives, cultivation of medical marijuana, and deliveries of medical marijuana or medical cannabis products.
Continued Public Hearing - Consideration Of Lot Merger No. 15-002; Conditional Use Permit No. 15-006; And Mitigated Negative Declaration; Construction Of An Approximately 45,000 Square-Foot, Three Story Medical Office Building; Location – Northwest Corner Of Fair Oaks Avenue And Woodland Drive; Applicant – Triple P, LLC; Representative – Studio Design Group
Recommended Action: The Planning Commission recommends the City Council adopt a Resolution adopting the Mitigated Negative Declaration and approving the project.
Consideration Of An Ordinance Regulating Expanded Polystyrene Food Containers And Products; Location - Citywide; Applicant – City Of Arroyo Grande
Recommended Action: Introduce an Ordinance adding Chapter 8.34 to the Arroyo Grande Municipal Code prohibiting the use of expanded polystyrene food or drink containers and the retail sale of non-encased expanded polystyrene products.
Review And Provide Direction Regarding Amendments To The Policy/Procedure For Conducting City Council Business
Recommended Action: Review the current Policy/Procedure for Conducting City Council Business and determine if the Council wishes to request amendments to the policy for consideration at a future meeting.
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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 HARMON: (1)County Water Resources Advisory Committee (WRAC)(2)Air Pollution Control District (APCD)(3)Five Cities Fire Authority (FCFA)(4)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)Other
(e) COUNCIL MEMBER BARNEICH: (1)Zone 3 Water Advisory Board(2)Homeless Services Coordinating Council (HSOC)(3)Other
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a.PUBLIC EMPLOYEE PERFORMANCE EVALUATION pursuant to Government Code Section 54957:
Title: City Manager
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