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AGENDA

GROVER BEACH CITY COUNCIL

GROVER BEACH CITY HALL - COUNCIL CHAMBER

154 SOUTH EIGHTH STREET

GROVER BEACH, CALIFORNIA

MONDAY, APRIL 16, 2018, 6:00 PM

Next Resolution No. 18-27

Next Ordinance No. 18-04

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CALL TO ORDER

MOMENT OF SILENCE

FLAG SALUTE

ROLL CALL Council Members Barbara Nicolls, Debbie Peterson, and Mariam Shah, Mayor Pro Tem Jeff Lee, and Mayor John Shoals.

CLOSED SESSION ANNOUNCEMENTS

On Monday, April 2, 2018 after meeting in Closed Session regarding:

1. Conference with Legal Counsel-Anticipated Litigation

Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(d)(2) and 54956.9(e)(3) Significant exposure to litigation: (One potential case); and

Existing facts and circumstances sufficient to conclude the potential for litigation: (Receipt of written threat of litigation)

2. Conference with Labor Negotiators

Pursuant to Government Code Section 54957.6.

Agency Negotiator(s): Special Counsel Che Johnson, City Manager Matthew

Bronson, Administrative Services Director Gayla Chapman, Assistant Administrative Services Director Eve Byrd, Management Analyst-Human Resources Karla Mattocks, and Accountant Heidi Stockert (May include all or some of the above)

Employee Group(s): All employee groups

(Represented: General Employees - (SEIU) Service Employees International Union, Local 620, Grover Beach Police Officers’ Association (GBPOA); and Unrepresented: Executive Management, Grover Beach Police Management and Confidential Employees Association (GBPM&CEA), Management & Confidential Employees, and Part-time Employees)

the City Council reconvened into open session, and announced there were no reportable actions taken.

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AGENDA REVIEW

At this time the City Council will review the order of business to be conducted and receive requests for, or make announcements regarding, any change(s) in the order of the day. The Council should by motion adopt the agenda as presented or as revised.

CEREMONIAL CALENDAR

1.Proclamation Declaring April 27, 2018 as National “Arbor Day”.

PRESENTATION

2.South County Transit/Regional Transit Authority Consolidation – Executive Director Geoff Straw, San Luis Obispo Regional Transit Authority.

PUBLIC COMMUNICATIONS

Any member of the public may address the Council for a period not to exceed three minutes total on any item of interest within the jurisdiction of this Council. The Council will listen to all communications; however, in compliance with the Brown Act, the Council cannot act on items not on the agenda.

CONSENT AGENDA

The following routine items listed below are scheduled for consideration as a group. Recommendations for each item are noted in parentheses. Members of the audience may speak on any item(s) listed on the Consent Agenda. Any Council Member, the City Attorney, or the City Manager may request that an item be withdrawn from the Consent Agenda to allow for full discussion. Items withdrawn from the Consent Agenda will be heard after the rest of the Consent Agenda is approved.

3.Treasurer’s Report for the Period March 23, 2018 - April 9, 2018.

(Recommended Action: Approve the Treasurer’s Report as submitted.)

VOICE VOTE

4.Treasurer’s Report for the 2016 Streets Bond Account - $8,000,000 (Measure K-14: Grover Beach Street Rehabilitation; Safety Improvement Bond Measure) for the Period March 23, 2018 - April 9, 2018.

(Recommended Action: Approve the Treasurer’s Report as submitted.)

VOICE VOTE

5.Treasurer’s Report for the 2017 Streets Bond Account - $15,000,000 (Measure K-14: Grover Beach Street Rehabilitation; Safety Improvement Bond Measure) for the Period March 23, 2018 - April 9, 2018.

Recommended Action: Approve the Treasurer’s Report as submitted.

VOICE VOTE

6.Minutes of the City Council Meeting on February 5, 2018.

(Recommended Action: Approved the minutes as submitted or revised.)

VOICE VOTE

7.2017 Annual Report on the Status of the General Plan – Community Development Director Buckingham. The City Council will receive a report on the status of the City’s General Plan and the progress made towards implementing its goals and policies.

(Recommended Action: Receive and file the General Plan Annual Progress Report and authorize its submission to the State.)

VOICE VOTE

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8.Adoption of Economic Development Assistance Policy Framework – City Manager Bronson. The City Council will consider establishing a policy for providing City assistance to catalyst economic development projects to guide City discussions and negotiations between the City and respective developers and property owners.

(Recommended Action: Adopt the Resolution approving a policy framework for providing assistance or incentives to economic development projects that generate significant tax revenues or other benefits to the City.)

ROLL CALL VOTE

9.Resolution Confirming a List of Street Projects Funded by SB 1: The Road Repair and Accountability Act – Public Works Director/City Engineer Ray and Capital Improvement Project Manager Wiggin. The City Council will consider formally adopting a list of projects identified to receive approximately $302,764 in state funding over the next two fiscal years.

(Recommended Action: Adopt the Resolution to incorporate the list of street projects

funded by SB 1: The Road Repair and Accountability Act into the 2018-19 budget.)

ROLL CALL VOTE

PUBLIC HEARING

10.Annual Master Fee Schedule Update – Administrative Services Director Chapman and Accountant Stockert. The City Council will consider proposed updates to City fees based on CPI of 2.79% for the Los Angeles-Riverside-Orange Count Index plus an additional 1.21% due to other cost increases.

Recommended Action: Adopt the Resolution updating the Citywide Master Fee Schedule approving cost increases based on the Consumer Price Index and reflecting costs incurred by the City.

ROLL CALL VOTE

REGULAR BUSINESS

11.2018-19 Budget Development Update – City Manager Bronson and Administrative Services Director Chapman. The City Council will receive an update on the status of the budget development process for 2018-19 and provide input and direction on various budget items to continue aligning City resources to the identified Council priorities.

Recommended Action: Receive information on items related to development of the 2018-19 budget including draft work programs for the Major City Goals and initial budget recommendations, potential ballot measures to generate additional revenues, and funding requests from nonprofit agencies and provide input and direction to staff.

12.Options for Amending Commercial Cannabis Tax Structure – City Manager Bronson. The City Council will consider options for amending the current tax structure for gross receipts, cultivation, manufacturing and distribution of cannabis.

Recommended Action: Receive information on potential options for amending the City’s commercial cannabis tax structure and provide direction to staff on desired amendments.

13.Development Application 18-06Pre-Application Development Review of Proposed Hotels, Restaurant and Residential Subdivision at 1598 El Camino Real (Applicant: Ram Krupa Real Estate, LLC) – City Manager Bronson, Community Development Director Buckingham, and Senior Planner Castillo. The City Council will

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consider the conceptual design of a project consisting of two hotels, a restaurant site, single-family residential lots, and the preservation of an open space area to provide both the applicant and staff with direction on pertinent General Plan land use policies that could affect the proposed project design, and provide input on a preliminary framework for providing financial assistance to the developer.

Recommended Action:

1)Waive the requirement for development of a Master Plan as allowed by General Plan Land Use Element Policy LU-3.4;

2)Provide direction to staff and the applicant on the proposed development consistency with General Plan Land Use Element Policies 3.4, 9.1, and 9.2; and

3)Provide direction to staff on a framework for providing financial assistance to the proposed project.

14.Potential Amendments to the Grover Beach Sign Ordinance (Development Code Section 3.60) – Community Development Director Buckingham and Senior Planner Castillo. The City Council will consider potential amendments to the City’s sign regulations.

Recommended Action: Receive information on the Grover Beach sign ordinance in the City’s Development Code and provide direction to staff on potential amendments to the sign ordinance.

COUNCIL COMMITTEE REPORTS

This item gives the Mayor and Council Members the opportunity to present reports to the other members regarding committees, commissions, boards, or special projects on which they may be participating.

Economic Vitality Corporation (EVC)

Jeff Lee (Alt: Barbara Nicolls)

Integrated Waste Management Authority (IWMA)

Jeff Lee (Alt: Debbie Peterson)

Zone Three Advisory Committee

Jeff Lee (Alt: Mariam Shah)

Chamber of Commerce - Arroyo Grande & Grover Beach

Barbara Nicolls (Alt: Mariam Shah)

South SLO County Sanitation District (SSLOCSD)

Barbara Nicolls (Alt: Mariam Shah)

Air Pollution Control District (APCD)

Mariam Shah (Alt: Jeff Lee)

Homeless Services Oversight Council (HSOC)

Mariam Shah (Alt: Jeff Lee)

Visit San Luis Obispo County

Mariam Shah (Alt: Jeff Lee)

Five Cities Fire Joint Powers Authority

John Shoals (Alt: Barbara Nicolls)

Regional Groundwater Sustainability Project (RGSP)

John Shoals (Alt: Mariam Shah)

SLO Council of Governments / SLO Regional Transit Authority

John Shoals (Alt: Mariam Shah)

(SLOCOG / SLORTA)

 

South County Transit (SCT)

John Shoals (Alt: Barbara Nicolls)

SLO Coastal Regional Sediment Management Plan (CRSMP)

Debbie Peterson (Alt: Mariam Shah)

Steering Committee

 

SLO County Water Resources Advisory Committee (WRAC)

Debbie Peterson (Alt: Jeff Lee)

League of California Cities - Policy Committee Reports and Other League Matters

Channel Counties Division

Mariam Shah

Transportation, Communication & Public Works Policy Committee

Jeff Lee & Debbie Peterson

Governance, Transparency & Labor Relations Policy Committee

Matthew Bronson

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COUNCIL COMMUNICATIONS

This item gives individual Council Members the opportunity to seek consensus for scheduling a specific item on a future agenda, authorizing staff time to provide background information and prepare a staff report for a future agenda, or to comment on Council business, City operations, projects or other items of community interest.

CITY MANAGER’S REPORTS AND COMMENTS

CITY ATTORNEY’S REPORTS AND COMMENTS

CLOSED SESSION

None at this time.

ADJOURNMENT

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Per Resolution No. 17-21, the public portion of City Council meetings will be scheduled to start at 6:00 p.m. and conclude no later than 11:00 p.m. Any open session items remaining on the agenda at 11:00 p.m. that have not been discussed or considered by the City Council will be continued to an adjourned meeting of the City Council (scheduled before the next regular meeting). However, the City Council may choose to continue the meeting past 11:00 p.m. upon a proper motion and a 4/5ths vote in favor of such an action.

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Staff reports or other written materials relating to each item of business referred to on this agenda are available from the City website www.groverbeach.org and on file in the City Clerk’s Office. A public counter copy is available for public inspection and reproduction during normal business hours at City Hall, 154 South 8th Street, Grover Beach, CA. Related materials submitted after distribution of the agenda packet are available in the City Clerk's Office during normal business hours. If you have questions regarding any agenda item, please contact the appropriate City Department. Any writings or documents regarding any item on this agenda, not exempt from public disclosure, provided to a majority of the City Council and distributed subsequent to distribution of the agenda packet will be made available for public inspection in the City Clerk’s Office during normal business hours.

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Note: This agenda was prepared and posted pursuant to Government Code Section 54954.2. This agenda is subject to amendment up to 72 hours prior to the date and time set for the meeting. Please refer to the agenda posted at City Hall for any revisions or call the City Clerk’s Office at (805) 473-4567 for more information.

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The agenda and staff reports are also available on the City’s website: www.groverbeach.org

AGENDA

GROVER BEACH FINANCING AUTHORITY

GROVER BEACH CITY HALL - COUNCIL CHAMBER

154 SOUTH EIGHTH STREET, GROVER BEACH, CALIFORNIA

MONDAY, APRIL 16, 2018

(Meeting begins immediately following the Regular City Council Meeting scheduled on this date only if there are items scheduled for discussion.)

Notice of Meeting Cancellation

Notice is Hereby Given that there will be

no meeting of the Grover Beach Financing Authority on this date.

I hereby certify under penalty of perjury under

the laws of the State of California, that the foregoing agenda was posted on the City Hall bulletin board not less than 72 hours prior to this regularly scheduled meeting date.

Posted:

_____/s/________________________________

Donna L. McMahon, City Clerk Dated: Thurs, April 12, 2018

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Mon, April 16, 2018

CITY OF GROVER BEACH

POLICIES AND PROCEDURES FOR CONDUCT AND DECORUM AT COUNCIL MEETINGS

(Pursuant to Resolution No. 07-44, adopted 04-16-07)

1.0DECORUM AND ORDER – COUNCIL MEMBERS

Council Members shall accord the utmost courtesy to each other, to administrative staff and to the public appearing before the City Council and shall refrain at all times from rude, abusive, and/or derogatory remarks or those that reflect upon a person’s integrity, motives or personality.

2.0DECORUM AND ORDER – STAFF

2.1City Manager Responsibilities

The City Manager is responsible for ensuring that members of the administrative staff observe the rules of decorum and order set forth in this Policy.

2.2Addressing the City Council

Any administrative staff member desiring to address the City Council or members of the public shall first be recognized by the Mayor/Presiding Officer. All remarks shall be addressed to the Mayor/Presiding Officer and not to any individual Council Member or member of the public. Administrative staff members shall accord the utmost courtesy to the City Council, other administrative staff members and the public.

3.0DECORUM AND ORDER – MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC

3.1Addressing the City Council

Any member of the public desiring to address the City Council or members of the public shall first be recognized by the Mayor/Presiding Officer at the appropriate place on the agenda. All remarks shall be addressed to the Mayor/Presiding Officer and not to any individual Council Member, member of the administrative staff or member of the public.

3.2Time limitation for addressing the City Council

Public comment when addressing the City Council shall be generally limited to three (3) minutes per speaker. Depending on the extent of the agenda and the number of persons desiring to speak on an issue, the Mayor/Presiding Officer may, at the beginning of the hearing, set a different time limit for each speaker. Any person may speak for a longer period of time upon approval from the Mayor/Presiding Officer, when deemed necessary, for instance when a person is speaking on behalf of a group, or has a graphic or slide presentation requiring more time.

3.3Removal

Any member of the public making personal, impertinent, and slanderous or profane remarks or who becomes boisterous while addressing the City Council, staff or general public or while attending the City Council meeting and refuses to come to order at the direction of the Mayor/Presiding Officer, shall be removed from the Council Chambers by the sergeant-at-arms and may be barred from further attendance before the Council during that meeting. Unauthorized remarks from the audience, stamping of feet, whistles, yells, and similar demonstrations shall not be permitted by the Mayor/Presiding Officer. The Mayor/Presiding Officer may direct the sergeant-at-arms to remove such offenders from the room.1

3.4Prosecution

Aggravated cases shall be prosecuted on appropriate complaint signed by the Mayor/Presiding Officer.

4.0ENFORCEMENT OF DECORUM

In extreme cases, such as when a meeting is willfully interrupted by a group or groups of persons so as to render the orderly conduct of such meeting unfeasible and order cannot be restored by the removal of individuals as provided for in this Policy, the Mayor/Presiding Officer may order the meeting room cleared and continue in session. Only matters appearing on the agenda may be considered in such a session. Duly accredited representatives of the press or other news media, except those participating in the disturbance, shall be allowed to attend any session held pursuant to this Section. Nothing in this Section shall prohibit the City Council from establishing a procedure for readmitting an individual or individuals not responsible for willfully disturbing the orderly conduct of the meeting.