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AGENDA


Tuesday, June 11, 2013


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

City Council Closed Session:4:00 p.m.
City Council Regular Session:
6:00 p.m.

CITY COUNCIL CLOSED SESSION:     4:00 p.m.
  1. CLOSED SESSION -- PUBLIC COMMENT

  2. COUNCIL LEAVES CHAMBERS TO BEGIN CLOSED SESSION

  3. CLOSED SESSION --CALL TO ORDER

    1. Conference with Labor Negotiators (Govt. Code Sec. 54957.6)
      Agency designated representatives: Wade McKinney, City Manager
      Employee Organizations: Atascadero Firefighters Bargaining Unit; Atascadero Police Association; Service Employees International Union, Local 620; Mid-Management/Professional Employees; Non-Represented Professional and Management Workers and Confidential Employees

    2. Public Employee Performance Evaluation (Govt. Code 54957)
      Title: City Manager

    3. Conference with Legal Counsel - Existing Litigation
      Government Code Section 54956.9(d)(1)
      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. Presentation of San Luis Obispo Council of Governmetns (SLOCOG) US 101 Mobility/Aesthetics Study by Jessica Berry (SLOCOG) and Kendall Flint (Flint Strategies)
A.
 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 Draft Action Minutes -- May 14, 2013
  • Recommendation: Council approve the City Council Draft Action Minutes of May 14, 2013. [City Clerk]

2.Parking& Business Improvement Area (PBIA) Assessment
      
  • Description: The annual PBIA assessment has ben 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 june 25, 2013. [City Manager]

3.Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) License - Off-Sale Beer and Wine - PLN 2013-1463 / ABC 2013-0017 - 6985 San Luis Avenue (Harvest Natural Foods/Arsanis)
  • Description: Alcohol Beverage Control license request to allow the sale of beer and wine at Harvest Natrual Foods for consumpion off-site.
  • Fiscal Impact: None.
  • Recommendation: Council adopt Draft Resolution "A" finding that a public convenience or necessity would be served by allowing the issuance of Type 20 ABC license fo the sale of beer and wine for off-site consumption at Harvest Natural Foods at 7985 San Luis Avenue. [Community Development]
 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.)
B.PUBLIC HEARINGS:

1.
 Placement of Sewer Service Charges on the 2013-2014 Propery Tax Rolls
  • Ex Parte Communications: Ex Parte communications are any communications to a Council Member, concerning a pending matter before the Council, that occur in the absence of the other Council Members. Examples may include conversations, site visits, public meetings, etc.
  • Fiscal Impact: The City will bill $1,744,534.22 in sanitation srvice charges for Fiscal Year 2013-2014.
  • Recommendation: Council adopt Draft Resolution placing sewer service charges on the 2013-2014 property tax rolls. [Public Works]

 Motion and Vote


2.
 2013-2015 Operating and Capital Budget
  • Ex Parte Communications: Ex Parte communications are any communications to a Council Member, concerning a pending matter before the Council, that occur in the absence of the other Council Members. Examples may include conversations, site visits, public meetings, etc.
  • Fiscal Impact: The total revenues are budgeted at $26,539,040 and $25,409,670 for fiscal years 2013-2014 and 2014-2015, respectively. Total expenditures are budgeted at $32,975,670 and $28,590,390 for fiscal years 2013-2014 and 2014-2015, respectively. The Draft Resolution amending the 2012-2013 budget would increase revenues by $2,285,970 and would increases expenses by $870,830
  • Recommendations: Council:
    1. Adopt a Draft Resolution of the City Council of the City of Atascadero adopting the budgets for the 2013-2014 and 2014-2015 fiscal years and delegating to the City Manager the authority to implement same; and,
    2. Adopt Draft Resolution of the City Council of the City of Atascadero amending fiscal year 2012-2013 budget; and,
    3. Adopt Draft Resolution of the City Council of the City of Atascadero adopting the fiscal year 2013-2014 annual spending limit; and,
    4. Adopt Draft Resolution of the City Council of the City of Atascadero amending specified fees for City services. [Administrative Services]
 Motion and Vote
C.MANAGEMENT REPORTS:

1. Strategic Planning 2013 Action Plan Update - Development Policy Changes
  • Fiscal Impact: Each of the items discussed will require follow-up action by the Council where the fiscal impact will be analyzed at that time. Most of the research and report preparation listed can be accomplished by staff by reprioritizing other projects.
  • Recommendation: Council direct staff to implement changes to the City's development policies and standards contained in the staff report. [Community Development]

2. Acceptance of Proposals for Contract Plan Check Services for Building Services
  • Fiscal Impact: The plan check contract is expected to exceed $100,000 per year. The cost is paid for by a percentage of the building plan check fee, which is collected at the time of permit submittal.
  • Recommendations: Council follow the interview panel's recommendation and place on an eligibility list, and award contracts for plan check services to, California Code Check, BroadSpec, and Bureau Veritas. [Community Development]

 Motion and Vote


3. CEQA Modernization - Council Policy Position
  • Fiscal Impact: Minimal: Staff could prepare an appropriate letter at a minimal cost to the City.
  • Recommendations: Council direct staff to prepare a letter from the Mayor and Council to the Governor, supporting the CEQA Working Group's policy principles for CEQA Modernization. [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.
Mayor Tom O'Malley
Mayor O'Malley will announce his appointment to fill the vacancy on the Design Review Committee created by the resignation of Susan DeCarli.
D. COMMITTEE REPORTS:     (The following represent standing committiees. 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. SLO Council of Governments (SLOCOG)
5. SLO Regional Transit Authority (RTA)

 Mayor Pro Tem Sturtevant
1. City / Schools Committee
2. City of Atascadero Finance Committee
3. Community Action Partnership of SLO County
4. League of California Cities -- Council Liason

 Council Member Fonzi
1. Air Pollution Control District
2. City of Atascadero Design Review Committee 
3. Oversight Board for Successor Agency to the Community Redevelopment Agency of Atascadero
4. SLO Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCo) - alternate

 Council Member Kelley
1. Atascadero State Hospital Advisory Committee
2. City of Atascadero Design Review Committee
3.Economic Vitality Corporation, Board of Directors (EVC)
4. Homeless Services Oversight Council

 Council Member Moreno
1. California Joint Powers Insurance Authority (CJPIA) Board
2. Finance Committee (Chair)
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.
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