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AGENDA

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

City Hall Council Chambers, 4th floor
6500 Palma Avenue, Atascadero, California
(Enter on Lewis Ave.)
City Council Closed Session:5:00 P.M.
City Council Regular Session:
6:00 P.M.
Successor Agency to the Community Redevelopment Agency of Atascadero:
Immediately following conclusion of the City Council Regular Session

CITY COUNCIL CLOSED SESSION: 5:00 P.M.
  1. CLOSED SESSION -- PUBLIC COMMENT

  2. COUNCIL LEAVES CHAMBERS TO BEGIN CLOSED SESSION

  3. CLOSED SESSION -- CALL TO ORDER

    1. Conference with Legal Counsel - Existing Litigation
      Government Code Section 54956.9(d)(1)
      Save Atascadero v. City of Atascadero, et al.
      San Luis Obispo County Superior Court Case No. CV 128230
    2. Conference with Labor Negotiators (Govt. Code Sec. 54957.6)
      Agency designated representatives: Rachelle Rickard, City Manager
      Employee Organizations: Atascadeo 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
    3. Conference with Real Property Negotiators (Govt. Code 54956.8)
      Property: 11612 Madreselva Lane
      Agency Negotiator: City Manager Rachelle Rickard
      Negotiating Parties: Bank of America
      Under Negotiations: Price and/or terms of payment.
    4. Conference with Real Property Negotiators
      Government Code Section 54956.8
      Property: 11612 Madreselva Lane
      Agency Negotiator: City Manager Rachelle Rickard
      Negotiating Parties: Bank of America
      Under Negotiations: Price and/or terms of payment.

  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:Mayor O'Malley
 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.
 Lighthouse Presentation
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 - July 8, 2014
  • Recommendation: Council approve the City Council Draft Action Minutes of July 8, 2014. [City Clerk]
2. Historic City Hall Project Bid Award: ACH-13a Exterior Lighting Fixture and Bulb Purchase        Motion and Vote
  • Fiscal Impact: The fiscal impact of this award will be announced at the August 12, 2014 Council meeting. The award is budgeted in CCHE grant and City Funds
  • Recommendation: Council authorize the City Manager to execute a contract, with the lowest responsible bidder, in an amount to be determined at the bid opening on August 7th, 2014, for the purchase of lighting fixtures and bulbs for the Atascadero City Hall Exterior Lighting Project. [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. 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.
 Introduction of a Municipal Ordinance Prohibiting the Possession and Sale of Synthetic Spices and/or Synthetic Bath Salts
  • Ex Parte Communications:
  • Fiscal Impact: None.
  • Recommendations: Council introduce for first reading, by title only, the Draft Ordinance adding Title 5, Chapter 16 to the Atascadero Municipal Code, prohibiting the possession and sale of certain intoxicating chemical compounds known as synthetic drugs.

 Motion and Vote


2.
 Confirming the Cost of Vegetative Growth/Refuse Abatement
  • Ex Parte Communications:
  • Fiscal Impact: The City will receive $43,312.50 from the 2014/2015 property tax rolls in weed abatement / refuse abatement assessments.
  • Recommendation: Council adopt the Draft Resolution, confirming the cost of vegetative growth (weeds) and/or refuse (rubbish) abatement. [Fire]

 Motion and Vote


3.
 Title 3 Amendment - Cardroom Ordinance - Increase in the Maximum Number of Card Tables - Removal of Betting Limits
  • Ex Parte Communications:
  • Fiscal Impact: The amendment should have a modest positive fiscal impact on the City.
  • Recommendation: Council introduce for first reading, by title only, Draft Ordinance A amending the City's Cardroom Ordinance. [Community Development]

 Motion and Vote

C.MANAGEMENT REPORTS: 
1.
 Pending General Plan Amendment - Request for Authorization to Process PLN 2009-1346 - Halcon Road / Viejo Camino - (ConsciousBuild Atascadero, LLC / Melhouse / Kirk Consulting)
  • Fiscal Impact: If the project is approved for processing, it should be required to be fiscally neutral so th eadded residential units fund their own on-site improvements and maintenance, as well as their fair share of off-site improvements and impacts to City emergency services.
  • Recommendation: Adopt Draft Resolution A authorizing staff to process a proposed General Plan Amendment application with the requirement the applicant will be responsible for full staff and/or consultant costs to process the application. [Community Development]

 Motion and Vote


2.
 Approval of Draft Resolution Authorizing a Master Agreement Between the City of ATascadero and the Successor Agency to the Community Redevelopment Agency of Atascadero
  • Fiscal Impact: The fiscal impact of this agreement is unknown at this time. Any expenditures made as a result of the Master Agreement would be paid using restricted bond proceeds pursuant to bond covenants.
  • Recommendations: City Council approve the Draft Resolution authorizing a Master Agreement between the City of Atascadero and the Successor Agency to expend excess bond proceeds. [Administrative Services]

 Motion and Vote

 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. 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. League of California Cities -- Council Liason

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

 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. City of Atascadero Finance Committee (Chair)
3. City of Atascadero Design Review Committee
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.