AGENDA SUMMARY CITY COUNCIL MEETING TUESDAY, MARCH 14, 2017 6:00 P.M. ARROYO GRANDE CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS 215 E. BRANCH STREET, ARROYO GRANDE
CALL TO ORDER
MOMENT OF REFLECTION
Arroyo Grande Lions Club
5.a.Closed Session Announcements The Mayor or City Attorney will announce reportable actions taken, if any, from the following meetings:
Regular Meeting of February 28, 2017
a)Conference with Legal Counsel - Existing Litigation pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(d)(1): Name of Case: Appeal of CalPERS determination dated January 26, 2017, (CalPERS ID: 4633639204)
Special Meeting of March 11, 2017
a)Public Employment pursuant to Government Code Section 54957: Title: City Manager
5.b.Move that all ordinances presented for introduction or adoption be read in title only and all further readings be waived
COMMUNITY COMMENTS AND SUGGESTIONS:
This public comment period is an invitation to members of the community to present issues, thought, or suggestions on matters not scheduled on this agenda. Comments should be limited to those matters that are within the jurisdiction of the City Council. The Brown Act restricts the Council from taking formal action on maters not published on the agenda. In response to your comments, the Mayor or presiding Council Member may:
Direct City staff to assist or coordinate with you.
A Council Member may state a desire to meet with you.
It may be the desire of the Council to place your issue or matter on a future Council agenda.
Please adhere to the following procedures when addressing the Council:
Comments should be limited to 3 minutes or less.
Your comments should be directed to the Council as a whole and not direct to individual Council member
Slanderous, profane or personal remarks against any Council Member or member of the audience shall not be permitted.
INTERIM CITY MANAGER REPORT:
Correspondence/Comments as presented by the Interim City Manager.
The following routine items listed below are scheduled for consideration as a group. The recommendations for each item are noted. Any member of the public who wishes to comment on any Consent Agenda item may do so at this time. Any Council Member may request that any item be withdrawn from the Consent Agenda to permit discussion or change the recommended course of action. The City Council may approve the remainder of the Consent Agenda on one motion.
Motion and Vote
Consideration Of Cash Disbursement Ratification
Recommended Action: Ratify the listing of cash disbursements for the period February 16, 2017 through February 28, 2017.
Consideration Of A Resolution To Implement Paying And Reporting Of Employer Paid Member Contributions (EPMC) To The California Public Employees' Retirement System (PERS) For Safety Fire Group
Recommended Action: Adopt a Resolution to implement the paying and reporting of the Employer Paid Member Contributions (EPMC) to the California Public Employees' Retirement System (PERS) for the local Safety Fire Group.
Consideration To Approve An Agreement With The Coastal San Luis Resource Conservation District And An Award Of Contract To Christopher Scott Construction For Construction Of The Strother Park Rain Garden Project, PW 2017-02
Recommended Action: 1) Approve the construction plans and specifications for the Strother Park Rain Garden Project, PW 2017-02; 2) Award a contract for the Strother Park Rain Garden Project to Christopher Scott Construction in the amount of $34,955; 3) Authorize the Interim City Manager to approve change orders for 10% of the contract amount, $3,495 for unanticipated costs during the construction phase of the project; 4) Approve an Agreement with the Coastal San Luis Resource Conservation District to allow the use of Proposition 84 Storm Water Grant funds for the project in an amount not to exceed $50,000; and 5) Authorize the Mayor to execute the Agreement.
Consideration Of Adoption Of An Ordinance Adding New Rules For The Elm Street Off Leash Dog Park
Recommended Action: Adopt an Ordinance amending section 12.20.080(B) of the Arroyo Grande Municipal Code relating to dog park rules and prohibited activities for the Elm Street Off Leash Dog Park (Dog Park) as proposed by the Elm Street Dog Park Association (ESDPA).
Consideration Of Community Development Block Grant Projects For Year 2017 And Arroyo Grande Community Service Grant Program Allocations
Recommended Action: 1) Adopt a Resolution approving projects to be funded with the City's allocation of CDBG funds for the Year 2017; and 2) Adopt a Resolution approving projects to be funded with the City's Community Service Grant Program funds.
Consideration Of Options For Compliance With The Sustainable Groundwater Management Act Of 2014
Recommended Action: Schedule a Public Hearing to form a Groundwater Sustainability Agency (GSA) over the non-adjudicated portion of the Santa Maria Groundwater Basin within the Arroyo Grande City limits and to work with the other GSAs formed in the fringe areas of the Santa Maria Groundwater Basin to prepare a Memorandum of Agreement to manage the subject groundwater basin in compliance with the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act of 2014.
Any Council Member may ask a question for clarification, make an announcement, or report briefly on his or her activities. In addition, subject to Council Policies and Procedures, Council Members may request staff to report back to the Council at a subsequent meeting concerning any matter or request that staff place a matter of business on a future agenda. Any request to place a matter of business for original consideration on a future agenda requires the concurrence of at least one other Council Member.
COMMUNITY COMMENTS AND SUGGESTIONS:
This public comment period is an invitation to members of the community to present issues, thoughts, or suggestions, or to comment on any scheduled Closed Session items. Comments should be limited to those matters that are within the jurisdiction of the City Council. The Brown Act restricts the Council from taking formal action on matters not published on the agenda.
a)CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL - EXISTING LITIGATION pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(d)(1): Name of Case: Appeal of CalPERS determination dated January 26, 2017, (CalPERS ID: 4633639204)
RECONVENE TO OPEN SESSION
Announcement(s) of any reportable action(s) taken in Closed Session will be made in open session, and repeated at the beginning of the next Regular City Council meeting as this portion of the meeting is not recorded or videotaped.
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