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AGENDA

GROVER BEACH CITY COUNCIL

GROVER BEACH CITY HALL - COUNCIL CHAMBERS

154 SOUTH EIGHTH STREET

GROVER BEACH, CALIFORNIA

MONDAY, JANUARY 8, 2018, 6:00 PM

(Note: This is a Regular City Council Meeting Date pursuant to Resolution No. 17-57)

Next Resolution No. 18-01

Next Ordinance No. 18-01

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TO THE MEETING WITH A COPY TO THE CITY CLERK


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and Thursdays and Sundays at 1:00 a.m., 9:00 a.m., and 6:00 p.m. the week following the meeting.

CALL TO ORDER

MOMENT OF SILENCE

FLAG SALUTE

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

CLOSED SESSION ANNOUNCEMENTS

None at this time.

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.Motion and Vote

CEREMONIAL CALENDAR

1.Certificates of Appreciation - Holiday of Lights Award Winners:

Business Categories

-Best Business:

1st Place:

Proud Pooch, 1183 W.

Grand Avenue

2nd Place:

Animal Kingdom, 1675

W. Grand Avenue

-Best Use of Lights:

Tie for 1st Place:

Velocity Tint, 1351 W. Grand Avenue, and

 

Shell Beach Floral, 260 W. Grand Avenue

2nd Place:

Spoon Trade, 260 W. Grand Avenue

-Best Window Painting:

Tie for 1st Place:

Farmers Insurance, 901 W. Grand Avenue, and

 

Beacon Clinic of Chiropractic, 902 W. Grand Avenue

Tie for 2nd Place:

SLOCO Printing, 1635 #A, W. Grand Avenue, and

 

The Best Pizza, 1301 W. Grand Avenue

-Best Classic Display:

1st Place:

Home Instead, 171 N. 9th Street

2nd Place:

Chevron, 1284 W. Grand Avenue

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Residence Categories

-Mayors Award – Best Overall in Originality:

1st Place:

1654 Seabright Avenue

Tie for 2nd Place:

600 Manhattan Avenue and 1965 Carmel Court

-City Council Award – Best Original Use of Animation:

1st Place:

952 Margarita Avenue

2nd Place:

1205 San Sorrento Court

-Commissioner’s Award – Best Use of Lights

Tie for 1st Place:

1416 Mentone Avenue and 844 Seabright Avenue

2nd Place:

30 Jalama Court

-Best Theme – Best Use of a Consistent Theme

1st Place:

634 Manhattan Avenue

2nd Place:

1190 Margarita Avenue

-Simple Elegance Award – Best Display Demonstrating Simplicity and Grace

1st Place:

1158

Monaco Court

2nd Place:

1425

Long Branch Avenue

2.Proclamation Declaring January 2018 as “Women’s March San Luis Obispo Month”.

3.Motion and Vote Introduction of the Employee of the Year - Sergeant Celis Rabena.

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.Motion and Vote

4.Treasurer’s Report for the Period November 30, 2017 to January 4, 2018. Recommended Action: Approve the Treasurer’s Report as submitted.

VOICE VOTE

5.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 November 30, 2017 to January 4, 2018.

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

VOICE VOTE

6.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 November 30, 2017 to January 4, 2018.

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

VOICE VOTE

7.Minutes of the Special City Council Meeting on Monday, September 25, 2017. Recommended Action: Approved the minutes as submitted or revised.

VOICE VOTE

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8.Second Reading and Adoption of Ordinance Nos. 17-09 and 17-10 Amending Articles IX and III of the Grover Beach Municipal Code and Approval of a Local Coastal Program Amendment Regarding the Establishment, Operation, and Regulation of Commercial Medical Cannabis Uses– Community Development Director Buckingham, City Attorney Hale, Police Chief Peters, Fire Chief Lieberman. The City Council will consider formally adopting amendments to the Cannabis Land Use and Regulatory Ordinances.

Recommended Action:

1)Conduct second reading, by title only, and adopt Ordinance No. 17-09 amending Article IX of the Municipal Code to increase the maximum number of medical cannabis retail uses to four and make revisions consistent with State law; and

2)Conduct second reading, by title only, and adopt Ordinance No. 17-10 amending Article III of the Municipal Code to revise definitions and make revisions consistent with State law; and

3)Adopt the Resolution approving a Local Coastal Program Amendment.

ROLL CALL VOTE

9.Authorization to Amend the Compensation Plan for Janitor (P/T), Recreation Coordinator (P/T), and Staff Assistant Classifications – Management Analyst-Human Resources Mattocks. The City Council will consider amending the Classification and Compensation Plan for the job classifications of Janitor (P/T), Staff Assistant, and Recreation Coordinator (P/T).

Recommended Action: Adopt the Resolution amending the salary range for the job classification of Janitor (P/T) and removing the classifications of Recreation Coordinator (P/T) and Staff Assistant.

ROLL CALL VOTE

10.Authorization to Amend the Classification and Compensation Plan for the Classification of Public Works Supervisor (Exempt) – Management Analyst-Human Resources Mattocks. The City Council will consider amend the Classification and Compensation Plan for the job classification of Public Works Supervisor.

Recommended Action: Adopt the Resolution amending the salary range for the job classification of Public Works Supervisor (Exempt).

ROLL CALL VOTE

PUBLIC HEARING

11.Introduction and First Reading of an Ordinance to Regulate the Use of Expanded Polystyrene Products – City Manager Bronson. The City Council will consider regulating the use of expanded polystyrene products or “EPS”, which is sometimes called StyrofoamTM and often used for take-out food packaging, to maximize the operating life of landfills and protect the natural environment from contamination and degradation. (Continued Public Hearing from November 6, 2017 and December 4, 2017.)Motion and Vote

Recommended Action: Conduct the Public Hearing continued from November 6, 2017, consider testimony, and conduct first reading, by title only, and introduce an Ordinance adding Chapter 7 to Article V of the Grover Beach Municipal Code to regulate Expanded Polystyrene Products and schedule second reading and adoption of the Ordinance at the next regularly scheduled City Council meeting.

VOICE VOTE

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REGULAR BUSINESS

12.Appointments to the Planning Commission – Community Development Director Buckingham. The City Council will consider recommendations from the Advisory Body Screening Committee regarding appointments to the Planning CommissionMotion and Vote .

Recommend Action: Accept the Screening Committee’s recommendations and adopt the Resolution to:

-appoint Ron Rodman to fill the remainder of the four-year term of office, scheduled to expire on May 31, 2020;

-appoint David Halverson to fill the remainder of the four-year term of office, scheduled to expire on May 31, 2021; and

-in the event of an unscheduled vacancy on the Planning Commission during calendar year 2018, schedule Council consideration of appointing Karen Bright to fill the remainder of the Commission term.

Upon adoption of the Resolution, it is further recommended that Planning Commissioners Rodman and Halverson be introduced to the City Council and members of the audience

ROLL CALL VOTE

13.Ramona Garden Park Improvements – Public Works Director/City Engineer Ray, Capital Improvement Project Manager Wiggin, and Parks & Recreation Program Director Petker. The City Council will consider options for facility maintenance, upgrades, and service enhancements at Ramona Garden Park.

Recommend Action: Receive information on the condition of the Ramona Garden Park facilities and provide direction to staff to refine the Capital Improvement Program project on park improvements

14.Measure K-14 Street Repair Update – Public Works Director/City Engineer Ray. The City Council will receive a report on the progress of street rehabilitation and repair work funded with Measure K-14 bond proceeds, and an update on associated utility upgrades and curb, gutter, and sidewalk improvements.

Recommend Action: Receive an update on Measure K-14 street repair work including the status of the current project and upcoming projects including the Long Branch Avenue improvements.

15.Appointment of Mayor Pro Tem for Calendar Year 2018 – City Attorney Hale. The Mayor is requested to select a Mayor Pro Tem for the one-year period from January 8, 2018 to December 3, 2018.

Recommend Action: For the Mayor to appoint one member of the City Council to serve a one-year appointment as Mayor Pro Tem for the City of Grover Beach, effective immediately.

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)

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Chamber of Commerce - Arroyo Grande & Grover Beach

Barbara Nicolls (Alt: Debbie Peterson)

Community Action Partnership of SLO County (CAPSLO)

Barbara Nicolls (Alt: Debbie Peterson)

South County Transit (SCT)

Barbara Nicolls (Alt: John Shoals)

Air Pollution Control District (APCD)

Mariam Shah (Alt: Jeff Lee)

Homeless Services Oversight Council (HSOC)

Mariam Shah (Alt: Jeff Lee)

Visit SLO CAL (formerly Visit San Luis Obispo County)

Mariam Shah (Alt: Debbie Peterson)

Five Cities Fire Authority

John Shoals (Alt: Barbara Nicolls)

Regional Groundwater Sustainability Project (RGSP)

John Shoals (Alt: Jeff Lee)

San Luis Obispo Council of Governments (SLOCOG) and

John Shoals (Alt: Mariam Shah)

San Luis Obispo Regional Transit Authority (SLORTA)

 

South SLO County Sanitation District (SSLOCSD)

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)

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 CHAMBERS

154 SOUTH EIGHTH STREET, GROVER BEACH, CALIFORNIA

MONDAY, JANUARY 8, 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, January 4, 2018

Agenda: Grover Beach City Council Meeting

Mon, January 8, 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.