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Streaming Video Home Page AGENDA SUMMARY
CITY COUNCIL MEETING
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2015
6:00 P.M.
ARROYO GRANDE CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS
215 E. BRANCH STREET, ARROYO GRANDE



1.
CALL TO ORDER
2.
ROLL CALL
3.
MOMENT OF REFLECTION
4.
FLAG SALUTE:
Bi-Ha-Pa-Ra Camp Fire Club
Mo-Ha-Pat-He Camp Fire Club
Ra-Ha-Pa-Sta Camp Fire Club
Fri-He-Sta-Bi Camp Fire Club
5.
AGENDA REVIEW:
5.a. Closed Session Announcements 

None.

5.b. Move that all ordinances presented for introduction or adoption be read in title only and all further readings be waived

6.
SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS
6.a.
Introduction and Oath of Office – Police Officer Jeramy Adams
6.b.
Recognition of Outgoing City Commission, Committee, and Board Members
7.
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.
8.
CONSENT AGENDA:
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  Any Council Member may request that any item be withdrawn from the Consent Agenda to permit discussion or change the recommended course of action.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.
8.a.
Consideration of Approval of Minutes
Recommended Action: Approve the minutes of the Special City Council Meeting of January 22, 2015 and the Regular City Council Meeting of January 27, 2015, as submitted.
8.b.
Consideration of Acceptance of the 2014 Street Resurfacing Project, PW 2014-04
Recommended Action: 1) Accept the project improvements as constructed by American Asphalt South, Inc. in accordance with the plans and specifications for the 2014 Street Resurfacing Project; 2) Direct staff to file a Notice of Completion; and 3) Authorize release of the retention, thirty-five (35) days after the Notice of Completion has been recorded, if no liens have been filed.
9.
PUBLIC HEARINGS:
None.
10.
CONTINUED BUSINESS:
None.
11.
NEW BUSINESS:
11.a.
Consideration of Council Appointment to the Parks and Recreation Commission
Recommended Action: Approve the recommendation of Council Member Brown to appoint Gregory King to the Parks and Recreation Commission.
11.b.
Presentation on Southern California Gas Company Pipeline Safety Enhancement Project and Consideration of a Waiver of the Five Year Pavement Trench Cut Prohibition
Recommended Action: Receive and comment on a presentation from Southern California Gas Company staff about the proposed Pipeline Safety Enhancement project; and approve a waiver of the Five Year Trench Cut Prohibition on new pavement for sections of West Branch Street and El Camino Real.
11.c.
Consideration of a Memorandum of Understanding with NKT Commercial Regarding Development of the Vacant Lot at the Southwest Corner of East Grand Avenue and South Courtland Street
Recommended Action: Approve a Memorandum of Understanding with NKT Commercial regarding negotiating a Development Agreement for the development of a mixed use project on the vacant lot at the southwest corner of East Grand Avenue and South Courtland Street and provide general direction to staff and the developer.
11.d.
Status Update and Consideration for Short Term and Long Term Operation of Elm Street Park Off-Leash Dog Park
Recommended Action: 1) Direct staff to either: 1) Keep the Elm Street Dog Park open using contract staff to perform basic maintenance functions; or 2) Close the Dog Park until a determination is made on the long term operation of the Dog Park; 2) Approve an appropriation of $7,800 for maintenance costs if the Council directs to keep the Dog Park open; and 3) Refer the evaluation of long term alternatives for the on-going maintenance and operation of the Dog Park to the Parks and Recreation Commission.
11.e.
Consideration of Water Conservation and Emergency Water Shortage Restrictions and Regulations
Recommended Action: 1) Introduce Ordinance repealing Section 13.05.040, amending Section 13.05.030 and adding Chapter 13.07 to the Arroyo Grande Municipal Code relating to Water Conservation and Emergency Water Shortage Restrictions and Regulations; 2) Remove the local purchasing requirement for the Water Efficient Washing Machine Rebate Program; and 3) Allow the rebates for the Smart Irrigation Controller Program and the Landscape Irrigation Retrofit Program to be combined for a total maximum rebate of $500.
11.f.
Consideration of Consultant Service Agreements for Civil Engineering, Construction Management, Materials Testing, and Land Surveying Services
Recommended Action: It is recommended the City Council approve and authorize the Interim City Manager to execute Agreements for Consultant Services to: 1) Earth Systems Pacific; Pavement Engineering Inc.; and Advantage Technical Services Inc. for materials testing services; 2) Cannon Corporation; Stantec Consulting Services Inc.; and MNS Engineers Inc. for land surveying services; 3) Filippin Engineering Inc.; MNS Engineers Inc.; Water Systems Consulting Inc.; Lenhardt Engineering Inc.; and Stantec Consulting Services Inc. for construction management services; 4) Omni Means Engineering Solutions; Wallace Group; Cannon Corporation; Water Systems Consulting Inc.; Michael K Nunley and Associates; Eikhof Design Group; Lenhardt Engineering Inc.; and North Coast Engineering Inc. for civil engineering services; 5) Direct staff to return to Council prior to contract term completion with either contract extension of up to two years or award of new agreements; and 6) Authorize staff to issue purchase orders for consultant services if the proposed cost is within the City Council approved project or service budget.
12.
COUNCIL COMMUNICATIONS:
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 take action to direct staff to place a matter of business on a future agenda.
13.
STAFF COMMUNICATIONS:
Correspondence/Comments as presented by the City Manager.
14.
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.
15.
CLOSED SESSION:
None.
16.
ADJOURNMENT
All Staff reports of other written documentation, including any supplemental material distributed to a majority of the City Council within 72 hours of a regular meeting, relating to each item of business on the agenda are available for public inspection during regular business hours in the City Clerk's office, 300 E. Branch Street, Arroyo Grande.  If requested, the agenda shall be made available in appropriate alternative formats to persons with disability, as required by the Americans with Disabilities Act.  To make a request for disability-related modification or accommodation, contact the Legislative and Information Services Department at 805-473-5414 as soon as possible and at least 48 hours prior to the meeting date.

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