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Tuesday, October 28, 2008

City Hall Council Chambers

6907 El Camino Real, Atascadero, California

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6:00 P.M.


Immediately following the conclusion of the

Redevelopment Agency meeting


Mayor Brennler


Mayor Brennler

Mayor ProTem Béraud

Council Member Clay

Council Member Luna

Council Mayor O’Malley


 Motion and Vote

Roll  Call


 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. DRAFT MINUTES: Council meeting draft minutes are listed on the Consent Calendar for approval of the minutes. Should anyone wish to request an amendment to draft minutes, the item will be removed from the Consent Calendar and their suggestion will be considered by the City Council. If anyone desires to express their opinion concerning issues included in draft minutes, they should share their opinion during the Community Forum portion of the meeting.)

1. City Council Draft Minutes – September 9, 2008

„X Recommendation: Council approve the City Council Special Meeting Minutes of September 9, 2008. [City Clerk]


2. City Council Draft Minutes – September 23, 2008

„X Recommendation: Council approve the City Council Meeting Minutes of September 23, 2008. [City Clerk]


3. Qualified Firms List - Engineering Services

„X Fiscal Impact: The costs of Engineering Services are billed directly to the capital project accounts.

„X Recommendation: Council authorize the City Manager to enter into ongoing contracts for contract engineering services with firms on the "General Engineering Services Qualified Firms List." [Public Works]


4.  Consideration of Request from the Atascadero Main Street (AMS) - Permission to Install Brackets and Banners in the Downtown

 Motion and Vote

„X Fiscal Impact: None.

„X Recommendations: Council:

1. Approve the request from Atascadero Main Street (AMS) to grant them permission to install brackets and banners on the streetlight poles in the Downtown in the locations designated on the attached map; and,

2. Direct staff to have the Community Redevelopment Agency of Atascadero pay the required fee for the Administrative Use Permit. [City Manager]


5. Temporary Road Closure – Atascadero Main Street - Winter Wonderland

„X Fiscal Impact: $220.00 for the installation of Road Closed signs by Public Works Staff.

„X Recommendation: Council approve a request by Atascadero Main Street for road closures for Winter Wonderland on December 12, 2008. [Public Works]


(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 three 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.)




1.  Central Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board Stormwater Management Plan (SWMP) Update

„X Fiscal Impact: None.

„X Recommendation: Council receive and file this report. [Public Works]


2.  Campaign Ordinance (Continued from 10/14/08 Council Meeting)

 Motion and Vote

„X Fiscal Impact: The fiscal impact of the adoption of this Ordinance will be the staff time involved in the implementation of the Ordinance and the Candidate Statement fees the City will have to cover. The staff time will include: processing of Declaration of Candidacy Statements, calculation of expenditure limit each election season, public noticing requirements, press releases, postings on the website and processing of additional Late Contribution Reports. The Candidate Statement fees will be approximately $250.00 per candidate.

„X Action: If Council desires to adopt this campaign ordinance:

Council introduce for first reading by title only the Draft Ordinance amending the Atascadero Municipal Code by adding Chapter 19 to Title 2, adopting an ordinance to be known as "Atascadero Campaign Ordinance. [City Attorney]

3.  Human Services Grants

 Motion and Vote

„X Description: Approval of the distribution of $20,000 in grant funds to assist local service providers that have a profound impact on the community.

„X Fiscal Impact: The program is budgeted at $20,000.

„X Recommendation: Council approve Human Services Grants to the Agencies and in the amounts recommended by the Finance Committee in Attachment A. [City Manager]


4.  Proposed Urgency Ordinance and A Regular Ordinance Pertaining to

Summary Nuisance Abatement Procedures

 Motion and Vote

„X Fiscal Impact: The ordinance would allow the City to recover its costs in the event summary abatement is necessary to address an imminent threat to public safety. The exact fiscal impact cannot be determined in advance of a particular summary abatement action.

„X Recommendations: Council:

1) Adopt the Draft Urgency Ordinance amending Section 9-8.107 of Title 9, Chapter 8 of the Atascadero Municipal code pertaining to summary nuisance abatement procedures.


2) Introduce for first reading by title only, the Draft Ordinance amending Section 9-8.107 of title 9, Chapter 8 of the Atascadero Municipal Code pertaining to summary nuisance abatement procedures. [City Attorney]

5.  Affordable Housing Funds Policy – PLN 2007-1266 (City of Atascadero)

 Motion and Vote

„X Fiscal Impact: None.

„X Recommendation: Council adopt the Draft Resolution, approving the City of Atascadero Affordable Housing Funds Policy with attached Affordable Housing Participation Checklist. [Community Development]


(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.)


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

Mayor Brennler

1. County Mayors Round Table

2. Air Pollution Control District (APCD)

3. Finance Committee

Mayor Pro Tem Béraud

1. Integrated Waste Management Authority (IWMA)

2. City / Schools Committee

Council Member Clay

1. City / Schools Committee

2. Atascadero Youth Task Force

Council Member Luna

1. Finance Committee

Council Member O’Malley

1. S.L.O. Council of Governments (SLOCOG)

2. S.L.O. Regional Transit Authority (SLORTA)

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

4. League of California Cities – Council Liaison and CITIPAC Board Member E.


1. City Council

2.  City Clerk Parks and Recreation Commission Youth Representative – need two Council Members appointed for interview.

3. City Treasurer

4. City Attorney

5. City Manager

a. Commission Attendance Report

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, Victoria Randall, Deputy City Clerk of the City of Atascadero, declare under the penalty of perjury that the foregoing agenda for the October 28, 2008 Regular Session of the Atascadero City Council was posted on October 22, 2008 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 22
nd day of October, 2008 at Atascadero, California.


Victoria Randall, 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 6:00 p.m. unless there is a Community Redevelopment Agency meeting commencing at 6:00 p.m. in which event the Council meeting will commence immediately following the conclusion of the Community Redevelopment Agency meeting. Council meetings will be held 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 Front Counter of City Hall, 6907 El Camino Real, Atascadero, and on our website, 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 video taped and audio 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 lectern. If you wish to speak for, against or comment in any way:

1. You must approach the lectern 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 3 minutes

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. Digital presentations brought to the meeting on a USB drive or CD is preferred. Access to hook up your laptop to the City's projector can also 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 lectern 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).

Staff Reports / Attachments
A-1 CC Draft Minutes 09 09 08.pdf   148.46 kb.Download
  A-1 CC Draft Minutes 09 09 08.pdf
A-2 CC Draft Minutes 09 23 08.pdf   197.36 kb.Download
  A-2 CC Draft Minutes 09 23 08.pdf
A-3 Engineering Services- 08.pdf   58.33 kb.Download
  A-3 Engineering Services- 08.pdf
A-4 Att. 1.pdf   31.56 kb.Download
  A-4 Att. 1.pdf
A-4 Att. 2.pdf   1.55 mb.Download
  A-4 Att. 2.pdf
A-4 Att. 3.pdf   3.26 mb.Download
  A-4 Att. 3.pdf
A-4 Main St. Banner Report.pdf   88.02 kb.Download
  A-4 Main St. Banner Report.pdf
A-5 Road Closure - Wtr.Wonderland .pdf   175.44 kb.Download
  A-5 Road Closure - Wtr.Wonderland .pdf
C-1 Att A- SWMP.pdf   7.3 mb.Download
  C-1 Att A- SWMP.pdf
C-1 Att B- SWMP.pdf   71.01 kb.Download
  C-1 Att B- SWMP.pdf
C-1 Att C - SWMP.pdf   58.76 kb.Download
  C-1 Att C - SWMP.pdf
C-1 Att. B.RWQCB matrix .pdf   160.31 kb.Download
  C-1 Att. B.RWQCB matrix .pdf
C-1 Att. C - R.Young memo.pdf   74.98 kb.Download
  C-1 Att. C - R.Young memo.pdf
C-1 SWMP.pdf   60.11 kb.Download
  C-1 SWMP.pdf
C-1A -- Att. D - swmp.pdf   983.45 kb.Download
  C-1A -- Att. D - swmp.pdf
C-2 Att. Campaign Ordinance.pdf   81.72 kb.Download
  C-2 Att. Campaign Ordinance.pdf
C-2 Campaign Ordinance.pdf   91.14 kb.Download
  C-2 Campaign Ordinance.pdf
C-3 Human Srvcs Grants.pdf   126.82 kb.Download
  C-3 Human Srvcs Grants.pdf
C-4 Att. Regular Ordinance.pdf   58.47 kb.Download
  C-4 Att. Regular Ordinance.pdf
C-4 Att. Urgency Ordinance .pdf   60.43 kb.Download
  C-4 Att. Urgency Ordinance .pdf
C-4 Nuisance Ordinance.pdf   83.84 kb.Download
  C-4 Nuisance Ordinance.pdf
C-5 Affordable Housing Policy.pdf   1.84 mb.Download
  C-5 Affordable Housing Policy.pdf
E-5 Commission Attendance.pdf   40.67 kb.Download
  E-5 Commission Attendance.pdf