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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 Any Council Member may request that any item be withdrawn from the Consent Agenda to permit discussion or change the recommended course of action.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 April 16, 2016 through April 30, 2016.
Consideration Of Approval Of Agreements For Consultant Services For On-Call Building Plan Review And Inspection Services
Recommended Action: 1) Approve Agreements for Consultant Services with the following firms for specified on-call building plan review and inspection services: Bureau Veritas North America, Inc; 4Leaf Inc.; California Code Check; and JAS Pacific; and 2) Authorize staff to issue purchase orders for consultant services if the proposal cost is within the City Council approved project or service budget.
Consideration Of Update And Council Direction On The City's Water Supply And Demand Status, Water Use Restrictions And Water Conservation Incentive Programs
Recommended Action: 1) Receive and file the updated water supply and demand report; 2) Approve funding plan for water conservation programming as proposed; 3) Receive and file report on status of baseline adjustment form requests; 4) Direct staff to use existing measures in the City's Mandatory Water Use Restrictions Ordinance to direct mandatory plumbing retrofit for commercial properties; and 5) Provide direction to staff regarding options for the potential purchase and use of State Water.
Consideration Of Water And Wastewater Financial Plan And Implementation Of Temporary Drought Rates
Recommended Action: 1) Schedule a public hearing to consider adjustments to water and wastewater rates via drought rates and; 2) Direct staff to prepare and distribute a Proposition 218 notice for the proposed temporary water and wastewater drought rates.
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.
a.PUBLIC EMPLOYEE PERFORMANCE EVALUATION pursuant to Government Code Section 54957: Title: City Attorney
b.CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATOR pursuant to Government Code Section 54957.6: Agency Designated Representative: Dianne Thompson, City Manager Represented Employees: Arroyo Grande Police Officers' Association (AGPOA)
c.CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATOR pursuant to Government Code Section 54957.6: Agency Designated Representative: Dianne Thompson, City Manager Unrepresented Employees: Management Employees
Adjourn to Closed Session.
RECONVENE TO OPEN SESSION
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