City Hall Council Chambers 6907 El Camino Real, Atascadero, California
REGULAR SESSION –- CALL TO ORDER:
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE:
Mayor O’Malley Mayor Pro Tem Kelley Council Member Clay Council Member Fonzi Council Member Sturtevant
APPROVAL OF AGENDA:
Employee Service Awards
Update on Disaster Response Trailer – PG&E Challenge Grant
Presentation by Michael E. Manchak, President and CEO of the Economic Vitality Corporation
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.)
Fiscal Impact: The estimated payments required of the City to participate in the Alternative Voluntary Redevelopment Program are $1,516,774.00 in FY 2011-12 and $400,000 per year in succeeding fiscal years.
Recommendations: Council adopt on second reading, by title only, the Draft Ordinance, determining to comply with the Alternative Voluntary Redevelopment Program pursuant to Part 1.9 of Division 24 of the California Health and Safety Code in order to permit the continued existence and operation of the Atascadero Community Redevelopment Agency. [City Attorney]
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. Comments made during Community Forum will not be a subject of discussion. A maximum of 30 minutes will be allowed for Community Forum, unless changed by the Council. Any members of the public who have questions or need information, may contact City Clerk Marcia Torgerson who is available during normal business hours at 470-3400, or firstname.lastname@example.org.)
Fiscal Impact: Fiscal impact and risk depends on the amount of funding being spent during this interim time. Amounts range from $0 to $716,800.
Recommendation: Council direct staff on whether or not to continue certain priority redevelopment projects and activities on behalf of the Redevelopment Agency during the period the Supreme Court of California is reviewing legal challenges to ABX1 26 and 27. [City Manager]
Fiscal Impact: Approval of this agreement will result in the expenditure of $95,983.00 previously budgeted Blight Elimination Funds for these capital improvement projects. Staff will be bringing forward a conceptual project design and budget at a future meeting.
Recommendation: Council authorize the City Manager to execute an agreement with North Coast Engineering, Inc. in the amount of $95,983.00 for engineering design to prepare working drawings, plans and specifications for the Downtown Pedestrian Bridge and Centennial Plaza projects. [Public Works]
Fiscal Impact: The fiscal impact of rejecting the bids is minimal as all plans, specifications and contracts have been developed. Minor staff time and minimal advertisement costs will be the only proposed expenses to re-bid the project.
Reject all bids for the Lake Park Sign and Frontage project; and,
Authorize the Public Works Director to re-bid the project. [Public Works]
Recommendation: Council adopt the Draft Resolution adopting a framework for employee-employer relations. [City Manager]
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.)
Mayor Tom O’Malley
IWMA – Proposed Ban of Plastic and Paper Bags Mayor O’Malley announced at the August 9, 2011 City Council meeting that the San Luis Obispo County Integrated Waste Management Authority (IWMA) Board is considering a ban on all plastic and paper bags. Mayor O’Malley asked that this issue be placed on this agenda so that the Council and community could provide him with input on the issue
Mayor Pro Tem Bob Kelley
Ferrocarrill Gate – Possible Public Safety Barrier Mayor Pro Tem Kelley reported at the August 9, 2011City Council meeting that he is concerned about the gate on Ferrocarrill Road that separates the neighborhood into two areas. He expressed concern with the possible delay in emergency response times because of this gate and wants the City Council to discuss the issue.
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
INDIVIDUAL DETERMINATION AND / OR ACTION:
1. City Council 2. City Clerk 3. City Treasurer 4. City Attorney 5. City Manager
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.