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CITY COUNCIL AGENDA 

 Tuesday, December 8, 2009

City Hall 

Council Chambers

6907 El Camino Real, Atascadero, California

 

 

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Community Redevelopment Agency: 6:00 P.M.
 

CLOSED SESSION: 5:00 P.M.

1. PUBLIC COMMENT – CLOSED SESSION

2. CALL TO ORDER

a. CONFERENCE WITH REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATORS (Govt. Code Sec. 54956.8)

Property address: 6005 El Camino Real, Atascadero, California

Agency Negotiator: Wade McKinney, Executive Director

Negotiating Parties: Carlton Hotel Investments, LLC

Under Negotiation: Instruction to negotiator will concern price and terms of payment.

3. ADJOURN

 CLOSED SESSION REPORT

REGULAR SESSION: 6:00 P.M.

 ROLL CALL:
Chairperson O’Malley

Vice Chairperson Kelley

Board Member Béraud

Board Member Clay

Board Member Fonzi

 APPROVAL OF AGENDA: Roll Call

 Motion and Vote

BOARD REORGANIZATION:

1.  Board Appointment of Chairperson The Board Secretary will accept nominations from the Board Members.
 
 Motion and Vote

2.  Board Appointment of Vice-Chairperson
The new Chairperson will accept nominations from the Board Members.
 
 Motion and Vote
 

 COMMUNITY FORUM:

(This portion of the meeting is reserved for persons wanting to address the Board on any matter not on this agenda and over which the Board has jurisdiction. Speakers are limited to three minutes. Please state your name and address for the record before making your presentation. The Board 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 Board.)
 
A.  CONSENT CALENDAR:
 
 Motion and Vote
1. Community Redevelopment Agency Draft Minutes – November 10, 2009
„X Board Secretary Recommendation: Board approve the Community Redevelopment Agency minutes of November 10, 2009. [Board Secretary]

B. PUBLIC HEARINGS:

1.  Allocation of Funds for Zoo Entrance and Gift Shop Project
 
 Motion and  Vote

„X Ex Parte Communications

„X Fiscal Impact: $670,660 of budgeted Redevelopment Agency Funds

„X Recommendations: Agency Board:

1. Adopt the Draft Resolution irrevocably allocating funds for completion of the Zoo Entrance and Gift Shop Project, and authorize the Executive Director to execute a Financing Agreement, if necessary, with the City of Atascadero;

OR

2. Direct Staff to not use Agency funds for completion of the Zoo Entrance and Gift Shop Project. [Executive Director] Amended on December 4, 2009 2. Allocation of Funds for Lake Park Sign and Frontage Improvements Project

„X Ex Parte Communications

„X Fiscal Impact: $430,180 of budgeted Redevelopment Agency Funds

„X Recommendation: Agency Board adopt the Draft Resolution irrevocably allocating funds for Lake Park Sign and Frontage Improvements Project and authorize the Executive Director to execute a Financing Agreement with the City of Atascadero. [Executive Director]

2.  Allocation of Funds for Lake Park Sign and Frontage Improvements Project
 
 Motion and Vote

„X Ex Parte Communications

„X Fiscal Impact: $430,180 of budgeted Redevelopment Agency Funds

„X Recommendation: Agency Board adopt the Draft Resolution irrevocably allocating funds for Lake Park Sign and Frontage Improvements Project and authorize the Executive Director to execute a Financing Agreement with the City of Atascadero. [Executive Director]

3.  Allocation of Funds for Zoo Wall Improvement Project
 
 Motion and Vote

„X Ex Parte Communications

„X Fiscal Impact: With the adoption of the draft resolution and authorization to execute the financing agreement, the Agency commits $240,000 to the Zoo Wall Improvement Project. If the Board does not adopt the draft resolution, there is no fiscal impact.

„X Recommendations: Agency Board:

1. Adopt the Draft Resolution irrevocably allocating funds for completion of the Zoo Wall Improvement Project and authorize the Executive Director to enter a Financing Agreement with the City of Atascadero;

OR

2. Direct Staff to not use Agency funds for completion of the Zoo Wall Improvement Project. [Executive Director]

C. MANAGEMENT REPORTS:

1.  Business Stimulus Program: Loan Program for Downtown Affordable Housing and Related Retail Uses
 
 Motion and Vote

„X Fiscal Impact: Loans would be capped at $100,000 per affordable housing unit built. The total cost of the program is $500,000. Funding for this program is available in the Affordable Housing Fund.

„X Recommendations: Agency Board:

1. Find the program consistent with the Council approved housing policy; and,

2. Authorize the Administrative Services Director to appropriate $500,000 from the Redevelopment Low/Moderate income Housing Fund for the Downtown Affordable housing Program; and,

3. Authorize the Executive Director to implement the program and sign related loan documents and agreements. [Executive Director]

 BOARD ANNOUNCEMENTS AND REPORTS:

(On their own initiative, the Board Members may make a brief announcement or a brief report on their own activities. Board 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 Board may take action on items listed on the Agenda.)

D. ADJOURNMENT TO CITY COUNCIL MEETING



 City Council:  Immediately following the conclusion of the Community Redevelopment Agency meeting

 PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE: Council Member Kelley    

 ROLL CALL:   Mayor Béraud

     Mayor Pro Tem Fonzi

     Council Member Clay

     Council Member Kelley

     Council Member O’Malley

 APPROVAL OF AGENDA: Roll Call
 
 Motion and Vote 
 
 CITY COUNCIL REORGANIZATION: 
 
1.  Council Appointment of Mayor
– The City Clerk will accept nominations from the Council Members

 Motion and Vote 
 
 
2.  Council Appointment of Mayor Pro Tem
– The new Mayor will accept nominations from the Council Members

 Motion and Vote 

 Motion and  Vote 

 COUNCIL COMMENTS  

COUNCIL REORGANIZATION RECESS  

PRESENTATIONS:  

1.  Employee Service Awards  

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. 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 Meeting Draft Minutes – November 10, 2009

§ Recommendation: Council approve the Draft Meeting Minutes of November 10, 2009. [City Clerk]  

 

2. Property Donation Acceptance - Approval of the Acceptance of Grant Deed from the Morgan Stanley Dean Witter Trust to the City of Atascadero - Lot No. 50, Unit 6 located in California Valley, APN: 084-211-011

§ Description: This property is being donated to the City as a gift to benefit the City’s Zoo and/or Parks System.

§ Fiscal Impact: The property is currently worth an estimated $10,000.

§ Recommendation: Council authorize the City Manager to execute the Acceptance of Grant Deed for real property being donated to the City as a gift by Morgan Stanley Dean Witter Trust to benefit the City’s Zoo and/ or Parks System, a lot, No. 50, Unit 6, located in California Valley, as per the Record of Survey recorded in book 10, page 86 records of the County of San Luis Obispo.   [Community Services]  

 

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