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AGENDA

      Tuesday, June 28, 2011

        City Hall
        Council Chambers
        6907 El Camino Real, Atascadero, California
City Council Closed Session 5:15
Community Redevelopment
Agency Meeting:
6:00
City Council
Regular Session:
Immediately following the conclusion of the Community Redevelopment Agency meeting
CLOSED SESSION –- CALL TO ORDER: 5:15 P.M.
1. CLOSED SESSION -- PUBLIC COMMENT
2. COUNCIL LEAVES CHAMBERS TO BEGIN CLOSED SESSION
3. CLOSED SESSION -- CALL TO ORDER
a.

Conference with Real Property Negotiators
(Govt. Code Sec. 54956.8)
      Property Address: 5901 East Mall, Atascadero, CA
      City Negotiator: Wade McKinney, City Manager
      Negotiating Parties: Robert E. and Elise G. Olson
        Under Negotiation: Instruction to negotiator will concern price and/or terms of payment.

b. Conference with Real Property Negotiators
      (Govt. Code Sec. 54956.8)
      Property Address: 6700 El Camino Real, Atascadero, CA
      City Negotiator: Wade McKinney, City Manager
      Negotiating Parties: Jimmie D. Shores
        Under Negotiation: Instruction to negotiator will concern price and/or terms of payment.
c. Conference with Real Property Negotiators
      (Govt. Code Sec. 54956.8)
      Property Address: 6760 El Camino Real, Atascadero, CA
      City Negotiator: Wade McKinney, City Manager
      Negotiating Parties: Hubert W. Laprade
        Under Negotiation: Instruction to negotiator will concern price and/or terms of payment.
4. CLOSED SESSION -- ADJOURNMENT
5. COUNCIL RETURNS TO CHAMBERS
6.  CLOSED SESSION -- REPORT
 REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY: 6:00 P.M.
 REGULAR SESSION –- CALL TO ORDER: Immediately following the conclusion       of the Community Redevelopment         Agency meeting
 PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE: Mayor Pro Tem Kelley
 ROLL CALL: Mayor O’Malley
      Mayor Pro Tem Kelley
      Council Member Clay
      Council Member Fonzi
        Council Member Sturtevant
 APPROVAL OF AGENDA:  Roll Call
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. Historic City Hall Project Bid Awards: ACH-11 Structural Steel and Miscellaneous Metals and ACH-20 Electrical
Fiscal Impact: The total fiscal impact of these awards is $1,256,757 in budgeted City Hall Project Funds, including funding from FEMA, CalEMA and the Community Redevelopment Agency of Atascadero.
Recommendations: Council:
1. Award bid to, and authorize the City Manager to execute a contract with,Shollenbarger-Borello, dba Golden State Steel, in the amount of $494,300 base bid for the ACH-11 Structural Steel and Miscellaneous Metals construction services for the Historic City Hall Project, and direct staff to work with the contractor to value engineer the ladder and catwalk portion of the work; and,
2. Award bid to, and authorize the City Manager to execute a contract with, Taft Electric in the amount of $762,457 base bid for the ACH-20 Electrical construction services for the Historic City Hall Project; and,
3. Authorize the Director of Public Works to file a Notice of Completion with the County Recorder upon satisfactory completion of each project. [Administrative Services]
2. Parking & Business Improvement Area (PBIA) Assessment
Description: The annual PBIA assessment has been set at 0.00.
Fiscal Impact:  None.
Recommendation: Council adopt the Draft Resolution of Intention, declaring intent to levy annual Downtown Parking & Business Improvement Area assessment, and set a public hearing for July 12, 2011. [City Manager]
3. Annual Road Striping and Pavement Marking Award
Fiscal Impact: Approval of this agreement will result in the expenditure of $ 73,903.47 for Fiscal Year 2011-12 and $ 73,903.47 for Fiscal Year 2012-13. The expense for these services will be charged to allocated funds in the Street Maintenance Division budget.
Recommendation: Council authorize the City Manager to execute a contract with Toste Construction, Inc. in the amount of $ 147,806.94 for two years of annual road striping and pavement marking services. [Public Works]
4. Qualified Firms List – Professional Services
Fiscal Impact: There is no fiscal impact from establishing these pre-qualified firm lists. The costs of engineering services are billed directly to the capital project or budgeted accounts for contracted services.
Recommendation: Council authorize the City Manager to enter into ongoing contracts for professional services with firms on the Engineering Services - Qualified Firms List – June 2011. [Public Works]
5. Downtown Landscape Maintenance Services Award
Fiscal Impact: Approval of the agreement with Gilbert’s Landscapes will result in the annual expenditure of $ 16,068.00 in Redevelopment Agency funds specifically allocated for landscape maintenance services.
Recommendation: Council authorize the City Manager to execute a two-year agreement with Gilbert’s Landscapes for landscape maintenance services in the Atascadero Downtown Area. [Public Works]
6. AtascaderoTransit Fixed Route Service - Cuesta College Subsidized Ridership
Fiscal Impact: It is anticipated that, due to the elimination of the North County Shuttle service and the inclusion of SLORTA in the subsidy agreement, revenue could drop 75% or more, or approximately $15,300.
Recommendations: Council:
1. Adopt a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the City of Atascadero, the City of El Paso de Robles and the San Luis Obispo Regional Transit Authority (SLORTA) regarding coordination of fixed route transit services and Cuesta College subsidized ridership; and,
2. Adopt a North County Regional Cooperative Transit Agreement between the City of Atascadero, the City of El Paso de Robles, the San Luis Obispo Regional Transit Authority and the San Luis Obispo County Community College District (Cuesta College). [Public Works]
 UPDATES FROM THE CITY MANAGER: (The City Manager will give an oral report on any current issues of concern to the City Council.)
 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 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.)
B. PUBLIC HEARINGS:
1.

 PPN 2004-0141 Amendment - Atascadero City Hall Repair and Rehabilitation Project - Certification of Amended Mitigated Negative Declaration (City of Atascadero)

 Motion and Vote

Ex Parte Communications:
Fiscal Impact: Removal of the two deodar cedar trees would cost less than saving the trees, with a net saving of least $57,000 in project costs.
Recommendation:  Council adopt Draft Resolution A, certifying an amendment to Mitigated Negative Declaration 2006-0038 for the Atascadero City Hall Repair Project, which includes the removal of the remaining two (2) deodar cedar trees on Palma with incorporated mitigation. [Community Development]
2.

 PLN 2011-1404 - AUP 2011-0051 - Downtown Wayfinding Signage

 Motion and Vote

Ex Parte Communications:
Fiscal Impact: The estimated cost to purchase a total of two (2) illuminated decorative street signs and four (4) kiosks as designed is approximately $48,118.63 of Blight Elimination Funds. It is estimated that yearly maintenance for the proposed wayfinding signage is approximately $500.
Recommendation:  Council
1. Adopt Draft Resolution A approving PLN 2011-1404/AUP 2011-0051 permitting the installation of six (6) illuminated wayfinding signs in the Downtown along El Camino Real, Entrada Avenue and Traffic Way; and,
2. Authorize an exemption of the formal bidding process in accordance with Section II 3.1.h.4 of the City of Atascadero Purchasing Policy and award the purchase of a total of two (2) illuminated decorative street signs and four (4) kiosks as designed to Signs of Success, Inc. for $48,118.63. [Community Development]
C. MANAGEMENT REPORTS:
1.

 Atascadero Lake Park - Veterans Memorial Monument Sign Options Selection

 Motion and  Vote
Amending  Motion and Vote
Fiscal Impact: No fiscal impact to the City as the Veterans Memorial Monument granite sign will be funded by the Foundation.
Recommendation: Council review, modify and/or approve one of two Faces of Freedom Veterans Memorial monument sign options, presented by the Atascadero Veterans Memorial Foundation, for installation at the Atascadero Lake Park adjacent to SR41. [Community Services]
2.

 Memorandums of Understanding for the Atascadero Police Officers Association, Mid-Management/Professional Employees Association, Service Employees International Union Local 620, Atascadero Professional Firefighters Association Local 3600 and Resolution for Non-Represented Professional and Management Workers and Confidential Employees; Adoption of Two-Tier Pension System and Employee Contributions to PERS

 Motion and Vote

Fiscal Impact: The MOUs will result in a budget savings of nearly $300,000 annually.
Recommendation:  Council approve the Memorandums of Understanding (MOUs) for the Atascadero Police Officers Association, Mid-Management/Professional Employees Association, Service Employees International Union Local 620, Atascadero Professional Firefighters Association Local 3600, and adopt the Draft Resolution for Non-Represented Professional and Management Workers and Confidential Employees. [City Manager]
3.

 Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) Grant

 Motion and Vote

Fiscal Impact: Addition of $206,737 in grant revenues and addition of $206,737 in firefighter salary and benefit expenditures. Although there is no net fiscal effect on the General Fund bottom line, the City will be receiving the services of an additional firefighter for two years providing a service gain for the City.
Recommendation: Council approve and accept the SAFER Grant [Fire]
 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.)
D.  COMMITTEE REPORTS:   (The following represent standing committees. Informative status reports will be given, as felt necessary):
Mayor O’Malley
      1. City / Schools Committee
      2. County Mayors Round Table
      3. Integrated Waste Management Authority (IWMA)
      4. League of California Cities – CITIPAC Board Member
      5. SLO Council of Governments (SLOCOG)
        6. SLO Regional Transit Authority (SLORTA)
Mayor Pro Tem Kelley
      1. Atascadero State Hospital Advisory Committee
      2. Atascadero Youth Task Force
      3. City of Atascadero Design Review Committee
      4. City of Atascadero Finance Committee
      5. Economic Vitality Corporation, Board of Directors (EVC)
        6. Homeless Services Oversight Council
Council Member Fonzi
      1. Air Pollution Control District
      2. City of Atascadero Design Review Committee
      3. City of Atascadero Finance Committee
        4. SLO Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCo) - alternate
Council Member Sturtevant
      1. City / Schools Committee
      2. Community Action Partnership of SLO County
        3. 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
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.