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CITY OF ATASCADERO

CITY COUNCIL

AGENDA

Tuesday, April 24, 2007

Closed Session: 6:00 p.m.

Redevelopment Agency: 6:30 p.m.

City Council: 7:00 P.M.

City Hall

Council Chambers

6907 El Camino Real, Atascadero, California

CLOSED SESSION: 6:00 P.M.

1. PUBLIC COMMENT – CLOSED SESSION

2. CALL TO ORDER

a. CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORS (Govt. Code Sec.

54957.6)

Agency Designated Representatives: City Manager Wade McKinney,

Assistant City Manager Jim Lewis Employee Organizations: Department Heads, Confidential, Atascadero Police Association, Atascadero Professional Fire Fighters Association Local 3600.

b. CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL - Existing Litigation

(Govt. Code Sec. 54956.9 (a))

1. City of Atascadero v. Pacific Gas and Electric

3. ADJOURN

 

CLOSED SESSION REPORT

 

REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY: 6:30 P.M.

REGULAR SESSION: 7:00 P.M.

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE: Mayor Luna

ROLL CALL:

Mayor Luna

Mayor Pro Tem Brennler

Council Member Béraud

Council Member Clay

Council Member O’Malley

 

COMMUNITY FORUM: (This portion of the meeting is reserved for persons wanting to address the Council on any matter not on this agenda and over which the Council has jurisdiction. Speakers are limited to five minutes. Please state your name for the record before making your presentation. The Council may take action to direct the staff to place a matter of business on a future agenda. A maximum of 30 minutes will be allowed for Community Forum, unless changed by the Council.)

 

APPROVAL OF AGENDA: Roll Call

 

PRESENTATIONS:

 

1. Proclamation declaring May 2007 as “Bike Month” and May 14-18, 2007 as “Bike to Work & School Week.”

 

2. Parks and Recreation Commissioner Service Award Presentations to Robert Livick, Jr. and Bill Ausman.

 

COUNCIL ANNOUNCEMENTS AND REPORTS: (On their own initiative, Council Members may make a brief announcement or a brief report on their own activities. Council Members may ask a question for clarification, make a referral to staff or take action to have staff place a matter of business on a future agenda. The Council may take action on items listed on the Agenda.)

 

A. CONSENT CALENDAR:

Motion and Vote

(All items on the consent calendar are considered to be routine and non-controversial by City staff and will be approved by one motion if no member of the Council or public wishes to comment or ask questions. If comment or discussion is desired by anyone, the item will be removed from the consent calendar and will be considered in the listed sequence with an opportunity for any member of the public to address the Council concerning the item before action is taken.)

 

1. City Council Meeting Minutes – March 27, 2007

? City Clerk Recommendation: Council approve the City Council Meeting Minutes of March 27, 2007. [City Clerk]

 

2. March 2007 Accounts Payable and Payroll

? Fiscal Impact: $3,373,233.30.

? Recommendation: Council approve certified City accounts payable, payroll and payroll vendor checks for March 2007. [Administrative Services]

 

3. Amendment to the City of Atascadero Contract with the California

Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS)

? Description: Request for authorization to amend the contract formula with CalPers from 2% @ 55 to 2.5% @ 55 for non-safety members.

? Fiscal Impact: 1% of miscellaneous salaries (approximately $25,000 in 2007-2008).

? Recommendation: Council adopt on second reading, by title only, the Draft Ordinance of the City Council of the City of Atascadero authorizing an amendment to the contract between the City Council of the City of Atascadero and the Board of Administration of the California Public Employees’ Retirement System. [City Manager]

 

4. Adjustments to Part-Time Employee Salary Schedule

? Description: Approval of salary increases for part-time employee positions due to staffing shortages.

? Fiscal Impact: The cost related to the increase in the minimum wage will be approximately $60,000 per year.

? Recommendation: Council approve the new salary schedule for part-time employees raising salaries of part-time positions to remain competitive in the market place. [City Manager]

 

5. Addition to Engineering and Inspection Services List

? Fiscal Impact: The costs of Engineering and Inspection Services are billed directly to the capital improvement accounts.

? Recommendation: Council adopt the Modified Engineering and Inspection Services Qualified List. [Public Works]

 

6. Subdivision Improvement Agreement Final Map 2006-0149 (Tract 2681) 2865 Ferrocarril Road (TTM 2004-0059) (Tharp)

? Description: Approval of the Agreement requires the developer to

complete the subject improvements in one and one half years and

bond for the improvements.

? Fiscal Impact: None.

? Recommendation: Council authorize the City Manager to execute a

Subdivision Improvement Agreement for improvements required by Final Map 2006-0149. [Public Works]


7. Temporary Road Closure – Family Bike Event

? Fiscal Impact: $160.00 per event for the installation of Road Closed signs by Public Works Staff.

? Recommendation: Council approve a request by the Community Services Department for the temporary road closure of Palma Avenue, from East Mall to West Mall, from 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. for a Family Bike Event to be held on May 11th, 2007. [Public Works]

 

8. Temporary Road Closure – Hot El Camino Cruise Nite 2007

? Fiscal Impact: None.

? Recommendation: Council approve the Draft Resolution authorizing the closure of El Camino Real, from Curbaril to Entrada, on Friday, August 17, 2007 from 5:00 - 8:30 p.m. and the closure of East Mall, Palma and West Mall from 1:00 - 8:30 pm. [Community Services]

 

9. Memorial Bench Request – Atascadero Lake Park

? Fiscal Impact: None.

? Recommendation: Council approve a request by Lee Swam, Bob Christian, Rich Scheider, and Rita Robinson to install a Memorial Bench at Atascadero Lake Park, at bench site #1, in honor of Jerry Robinson. [Community Services]

 

B. PUBLIC HEARINGS:

 

1. Weed/Refuse Abatement Program

Motion and Vote

? Description: This annual program addresses the abatement of vegetative growth and/or refuse, which constitute a hazard. Request is for Council to direct staff to begin the program for this year.

? Fiscal Impact: The City recovers costs for administering this program through the 150% administrative fee, which is placed on the San Luis Obispo County Special Tax Assessment for the fiscal year 2007-2008 Tax Roll.

? Recommendation: Council adopt the Draft Resolution, declaring vegetative growth and/or refuse a public nuisance, commencing proceedings for the abatement of said nuisances, and placing all abatement fees on the San Luis Obispo County Special Tax Assessment for the fiscal year 2007-2008 Tax Roll. [Fire]

 

C. MANAGEMENT REPORTS:

 

1. Stadium Park Public Planning Process Update

Motion and Vote

Motion and Vote

Motion and Vote

? Fiscal Impact: None.

? Recommendation: Council review Stadium Park Planning progress report and provide staff and planning committee direction on specific issues identified in the report as may be appropriate. [Community Services]

 

2. Request for Funding Assistance from the Upper Salinas – Resources Conservation District (RCD) for the Atascadero Creek/Salinas River Trails Enhancement Project

Motion and Vote

? Fiscal Impact: The total cost of this request from the RCD is $9,350 to be appropriated from the General Fund Reserves and the waiving of an additional $2,612 in project permit fees.

? Recommendations: Council:

1. Authorize the Administrative Services Director to appropriate $9,350 from the General Fund Reserves to assist RCD with the Atascadero Creek/Salinas River Trails Enhancement Project; and,

2. Direct staff to waive the $2,612 permit fees for the Atascadero

Creek/Salinas River Trails Enhancement Project. [Community

Services]

 

3. California Cultural and Historical Endowment (CCHE) Grant Agreement

Motion and Vote

? Description: Adoption of the Draft Resolution authorizes the execution of the grant agreement and approves its terms and conditions.

? Fiscal Impact: $2,000,000 in grant funding for the restoration of

Atascadero’s Historic City Hall.

? Recommendation: Council adopt the Draft Resolution approving the grant agreement for California Cultural and Historical Endowment funds for restoration of the historic City Hall and authorizing the Administrative Services Director to execute the agreement. [Administrative Services]

 

4. Fee Waiver Request for Sunken Gardens Park

Motion and Vote

? Fiscal Impact: Potential fees of $100-$200, either collected or waived.

? Recommendation: Council review and deny the request for a fee waiver for use of the Sunken Gardens for a Peace Fair on May 26th, 2007. [Community Services]

 

5. Native Tree Mapping and Inventory Project Final Report Presentation

? Description: The Atascadero General Plan identified the need for a GIS based inventory of Atascadero’s woodlands and sensitive habitats. The completion of the Native Tree Mapping and Inventory project implements this General Plan program. [Community Development]


6. Development Services Permit Streamlining Program Update Presentation

? Description: Staff will present a report updating the status of the latest efforts to improve the permitting process. [Community Development]


D. COMMITTEE REPORTS:
(The following represent standing committees. Informative status reports will be given, as felt necessary):

 

Mayor Luna

1. County Mayor’s Round Table

2. Finance Committee

3. S.L.O. County Flood Control & Water Conservation District Water Resources Advisory Committee

4. Nacimiento Water Purveyors’ Contract Technical Advisory Group

5. North County Water Purveyors Group

 

Mayor Pro Tem Brennler

1. Air Pollution Control District (APCD)

2. Economic Opportunity Commission (EOC)

3. Atascadero Youth Task Force

 

Council Member Béraud

1. Integrated Waste Management Authority (IWMA)

2. City / Schools Committee

 

Council Member Clay

1. City / Schools Committee

 

Council Member O’Malley

1. S.L.O. Council of Governments (SLOCOG) / S.L.O. Regional Transit

Authority (SLORTA)

2. Finance Committee

3. Economic Vitality Corporation, Board of Directors (EVC)

4. League of California Cities – Council Liaison

 

E. INDIVIDUAL DETERMINATION AND/OR ACTION:

 

1. City Council

2. City Clerk

3. City Treasurer

4. City Attorney

5. City Manager -

a. Commission Attendance Reports

 

F. ADJOURNMENT:

Please note: Should anyone challenge any proposed development entitlement listed on this Agenda in court, that

person may be limited to raising those issues addressed at the public hearing described in this notice, or in written

correspondence delivered to the City Council at or prior to this public hearing. Correspondence submitted at this

public hearing will be distributed to the Council and available for review in the City Clerk's office.

I, Shannon Sims, Deputy City Clerk of the City of Atascadero, declare under the penalty of perjury that the foregoing agenda for the April 24, 2007 Regular Session of the Atascadero City Council was posted on April 17, 2007 at the Atascadero City Hall, 6907 El Camino Real, Atascadero, CA 93422 and was available for public review in the Customer Service Center at that location. Signed this 17th day of April, 2007 at Atascadero, California.

___________________________________

Shannon Sims, Deputy City Clerk

City of Atascadero

 

City of Atascadero

WELCOME TO THE ATASCADERO CITY COUNCIL MEETING

The City Council meets in regular session on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at 7:00 p.m., at the City Hall Council Chambers, 6907 El Camino Real, Atascadero. Matters are considered by the Council in the order of the printed Agenda. Copies of the staff reports or other documentation relating to each item of business referred to on the Agenda are on file in the office of the City Clerk and are available for public inspection during City Hall business hours at the Central Receptionist counter and on our website, www.atascadero.org. An agenda packet is also available for public review at the Atascadero Library, 6850 Morro Road. Contracts, Resolutions and Ordinances will be allocated a number once they are approved by the City Council. The minutes of this meeting will reflect these numbers. All documents submitted by the public during Council meetings that are either read into the record or referred to in their statement will be noted in the minutes and available for review in the City Clerk's office. Council meetings are recorded and may be reviewed by the public. Copies of meeting recordings are available for a fee. Contact the City Clerk for more information (470-3400). In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you need special assistance to participate in a City meeting or other services offered by this City, please contact the City Manager’s Office or the City Clerk’s Office, both at (805) 470-3400. Notification at least 48 hours prior to the meeting or time when services are needed will assist the City staff in assuring that reasonable arrangements can be made to provide accessibility to the meeting or service. TO SPEAK ON AGENDA ITEMS (from Title 2, Chapter 1 of the Atascadero Municipal Code) Members of the audience may speak on any item on the agenda. The Mayor will identify the subject, staff will give their report, and the Council will ask questions of staff. The Mayor will announce when the public comment period is open and will request anyone interested to address the Council regarding the matter being considered to step up to the podium. If you wish to speak for, against or comment in any way:

1. You must approach the podium and be recognized by the Mayor

2. Give your name and address (not required)

3. Make your statement

4. All comments should be made to the Mayor and Council

5. No person shall be permitted to make slanderous, profane or negative personal remarks concerning any other individual, absent or present

6. All comments limited to 5 minutes (unless changed by the Council)

7. No one may speak for a second time until everyone wishing to speak has had an opportunity to do so, and no one may speak more than twice on any item. If you wish to use a computer presentation to support your comments, you must notify the City Clerk's office at least 24 hours prior to the meeting. Access to hook up your laptop to the City's projector will be provided. You are required to submit to the City Clerk a printed copy of your presentation for the record. Please check in with the City Clerk before the meeting begins to announce your presence and turn in the printed copy. The Mayor will announce when the public comment period is closed, and thereafter, no further public comments will be heard by the Council.

TO SPEAK ON SUBJECTS NOT LISTED ON THE AGENDA

Under Agenda item, “COMMUNITY FORUM”, the Mayor will call for anyone from the audience having business with the Council to:

Please approach the podium and be recognized

Give your name and address (not required)

State the nature of your business

This is the time items not on the Agenda may be brought to the Council’s attention. A maximum of 30 minutes will be allowed for Community Forum (unless changed by the Council). TO HAVE ITEMS PLACED ON AGENDA All business matters to appear on the Agenda must be in the Office of the City Manager 14 days preceding the Council meeting. Should you have a matter you wish to bring before the Council, please mail or bring a written communication to the City Manager’s office in City Hall prior to the deadline.

Staff Reports

Staff Reports / Attachments
A - 1: CC Draft Minutes 03/27/07   142.1 kb.Download
  A - 1: CC Draft Minutes 03/27/07
A - 2: March 2007 A/P & Payroll   82.46 kb.Download
  A - 2: March 2007 A/P & Payroll
A - 3: CalPERS Amendment   156.67 kb.Download
  A - 3: CalPERS Amendment
A - 4: P/T Salary Schedule   102.18 kb.Download
  A - 4: P/T Salary Schedule
A - 4: P/T Salary Schedule (att.)   62.37 kb.Download
  A - 4: P/T Salary Schedule (att.)
A - 5: Engineering/Inspection Srvs   111.48 kb.Download
  A - 5: Engineering/Inspection Svcs
A - 6: Subdivision Improvement   105.8 kb.Download
  A - 6: Subdivision Improvement
A - 7: Rd. Closure - Bike Event   152.18 kb.Download
  A - 7: Rd. Closure - Bike Event
A - 8: Rd. Closure - Cruise Nite   89.34 kb.Download
  A - 8: Rd. Closure - Cruise Nite
A - 8: Rd. Closure - Cruise Nite (att.)   56.63 kb.Download
  A - 8: Rd. Closure - Cruise Nite (att.)
A - 9: Memorial Bench Request   86.32 kb.Download
  A - 9: Memorial Bench Request
B - 1: Weed/Refuse Abatement   88.93 kb.Download
  B - 1: Weed/Refuse Abatement
B - 1: Weed/Refuse Abatement (att.)   103.69 kb.Download
  B - 1: Weed/Refuse Abatement (att.)
B - 1: Weed/Refuse Abatement (att.)   66.29 kb.Download
  B - 1: Weed/Refuse Abatement (att.)
B - 1: Weed/Refuse Abatement (att.)   103.76 kb.Download
  B - 1: Weed/Refuse Abatement (att.)
C - 1: Stadium Park Planning   112.55 kb.Download
  C - 1: Stadium Park Planning
C - 1: Stadium Park Planning (att.)   82.51 kb.Download
  C - 1: Stadium Park Planning (att.)
C - 1: Stadium Park Planning (att.)   48.23 kb.Download
  C - 1: Stadium Park Planning (att.)
C - 1: Stadium Park Planning (att.)   38.16 kb.Download
  C - 1: Stadium Park Planning (att.)
C - 2: RCD Funding Assistance   92.16 kb.Download
  C - 2: RCD Funding Assistance
C - 2: RCD Funding Assistance (att.)   102.5 kb.Download
  C - 2: RCD Funding Assistance (att.)
C - 3: CCHE Grant Agreement   88.73 kb.Download
  C - 3: CCHE Grant Agreement
C - 3: CCHE Grant Agreement (att.)   88.73 kb.Download
  C - 3: CCHE Grant Agreement (att.)
C - 4: SG Fee Waiver Request   89.17 kb.Download
  C - 4: SG Fee Waiver Request
C - 5: Native Tree Mapping Present.   116.37 kb.Download
  C - 5: Native Tree Mapping Present.
C - 6: Permit Streamlining Present.   437.36 kb.Download
  C - 6: Permit Streamlining Present.

 

 

 

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