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AGENDA


Tuesday, January 8, 2013


City Hall
Council Chambers
6907 El Camino Real, Atascadero, California


CITY COUNCIL CLOSED SESSION: 5:30 p.m.
  1. CLOSED SESSION -- PUBLIC COMMENT
  2. COUNCIL LEAVES CHAMBERS TO BEGIN CLOSED SESSION
  3. CLOSED SESSION -- CALL TO ORDER
    1. Conference with Legal Counsel -- Existing Litigation
      Government Code Section 54956.9(a)
      Save Atascadero v. City of Atascadero, et al.
      San Luis Obispo Superior Court Case No. 128230

  4. CLOSED SESSION -- ADJOURNMENT
  5. COUNCIL RETURNS TO CHAMBERS
  6. CLOSED SESSION -- REPORT
REGULAR SESSION -  CALL TO ORDER: 6:00 P.M.
 PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE: Council Member Fonzi
 ROLL CALL: Mayor O'Malley
Mayor Pro Tem Sturtevant
Council Member Fonzi
Council Member Kelley
Council Member Moreno
 APPROVAL OF AGENDA: Roll Call

PRESENTATIONS:
  1.  Life-Saving Award Presented to Nathan Otter by Atascadero Fire and Police Departments
  2.  Recognition of Brady Cherry, former Community Services Director, for over 18 years of service to the City
  1.  CONSENT CALENDAR: (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.)     Motion and Vote
    1. City Council / Planning Commission Special Joint Meeting Draft Action Minutes -- November 29, 2012
      • Recommendation: Council approve the City Council / Planning Commission Special Joint Meeting Draft Action Minutes of November 29, 2012. [City Clerk]

    2. City Council Draft Action Minutes -- December 11, 2012
      • Recommendation: Council approve the City Council Draft Action Minutes of December 11, 2012. [City Clerk]

    3. City Council Special Meeting -- North County Connection Draft Action Minutes -- December 14, 2012
      • Recommendation: Council approve the City Council Special Meeting -- North County Connection Draft Action Minutes of December 14, 2012. [City Clerk]

    4. City Council Special Meeting -- Roundtable Study Session Draft Action Minutes -- December 14, 2012
      • Recommendation: Council approve the City Council Special Meeting -- Roundtable Study Session Draft Action Minutes of December 14, 2012. [City Clerk]

    5. October 2012 Accounts Payable and Payroll
      • Fiscal Impact: $3,577,425.10.
      • Recommendation: Council approve certified City accounts payable, payroll and payroll vendor checks for October 2012. [Administrative Services]

    6. November 2012 Accounts Payable and Payroll
      • Fiscal Impact: $,677,172.64.
      • Recommendation: Council approve certified City accounts payable, payroll and payroll vendor checks for November 2012. [Administrative Services]

    7.  Amendment to the Joint Powers Agreement with the San Luis Obispo Regional Transit Authority
      • Fiscal Impact: None.
      • Recommendation: Council adopt the Draft Resolution approving the amended San Luis Obispo Regional Transit Authority Joint Powers Agreement. [Public Works]

    8.  Amendments to Salary Schedule and Approval of New Staff Positions from Salary Savings    Motion and Vote 
      • Fiscal Impact: $265,100 in net salary savings.
      • Recommendation: Council:
        1. Concur with the administrative reorganization as recommended by the City Manager, and,
        2. Extend the existing salary schedule through June 30, 2013 and amend said schedule to include the following positions:
          • Senior Building Maintenance Specialist: Range 18
          • Personnel Specialist - Confidential: Range 24c
          • Public Works Operations Manager: Range 27
          • Information Technology Manager: Range 38
            [City Manager]
 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 the City Clerk’s Office, between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. at 470-3400, or mtorgerson@atascadero.org.)

  1. PUBLIC HEARINGS: None.
    1. MANAGEMENT REPORTS:
      1.  2013 Strategic Planning Update - Community Development Department/Economic Development
        • Fiscal Impact: None.
        • Recommendation: Council receive and file this report. [Community Development]

      2.  Eagle Ranch Specific Plan EIR Consultant Contract Amendment for Additional Preliminary Studies      Motion and Vote 
        • Fiscal Impact: The fiscal impact of EIR process on the City will be revenue neutral.
        • Recommendation: Council authorize the City Manager to negotiate and execute change orders with Michael Brandman and Associates (MBA for the Eagle Ranch Environmental Impact Report (EIR) Constraints Analysis in order to include additional preliminary studies and consultant time. The total cost of the original contract, contract amendments and change orders shall not exceed $300,000 for Phase 1 prior to beginning the official EIR process. [Community Development]
       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.)

      1.  COMMITTEE REPORTS: (Mayor O'Malley will be assigning committee members to the following committees):
        Air Pollution Control District (APCD)
        California Joint Powers Insurance Authority (CJPIA) Board
        City / Schools Committee (2)
        Community Action Partnership of SLO County
        County Mayors Round Table
        Design Review Committee
        Economic Vitality Corporation, Board of Directors (EVC)
        Finance Committee
        Homeless Services Oversight Council
        Integrated Waste Management Authority (IWMA)
        League of California Cities - Council Liason
        League of California Cities - CITIPAC Board Member (appointed by League of CA Cities)
        Oversight Board for Successor Agency to the Community Redevelopment
          Agency of Atascadero (Council Member Fonzi appointed by Mayor O'Malley On December 11, 2012)
        S.L.O. Council of Governments (SLOCOG)
        S.L.O. Regional Transit Authority (SLORTA)

        Appointments made by other entities:

        Atascadero State Hospital Advisory Committee (appointed by the Governor)
        Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCO) (appointed by City Selection Committee)

      2.  INDIVIDUAL DETERMINATION AND / OR ACTION:
        1. City Council
        2. City Clerk
        3. City Treasurer
        4. City Attorney
        5. City Manager

      3. 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.