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6:00 P.M.


  Mayor Ray Russom
  5.a.Closed Session Announcements
  5.b.Move that all ordinances presented for introduction or adoption be read in title only and all further readings be waived
  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 matters 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.
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  • 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.
    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 Any Council Member may request that any item be withdrawn from the Consent Agenda to permit discussion or change the recommended course of action.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 
      8.a.Consideration Of Cash Disbursement Ratification
       Recommended Action: Ratify the listing of cash disbursements for the period August 1, 2019 through August 15, 2019.
       CC 2019-08-27_08a Cash Disbursements.pdf
      8.bConsideration of Statement of Investment Deposits
       Recommended Action: Receive and file the report listing of investment deposits of the City of Arroyo Grande, as of July 31, 2019, as required by Government Code Section 53646(b).
       CC 2019-08-27_08b Statement of Investment Deposits.pdf
      8.c. Consideration of Adjustment of Sewer Connection Fees Based on Changes in the Engineering News Record Construction Cost Index
       Recommended Action: Adopt a Resolution approving an adjustment to the City’s Sewer Connection Fees based on changes in the Engineering News Record Construction Cost Index.
       CC 2019-08-27_08c Adjustment of Sewer Connection Fees.pdf
      8.d.Consideration of Approval of Minutes
       Recommended Action: Approve the minutes of the Regular City Council Meeting of August 13, 2019, as submitted.
       CC 2019-08-27_08d Approval of CC Minutes_08-13-2019.pdf
      8.e.Consideration of Amendment No. 2 to Agreement for Consultant Services with South County Chambers of Commerce, Successor in Interest to Arroyo Grande & Grover Beach Chamber of Commerce
       Recommended Action: Approve and authorize the Mayor to execute Amendment No. 2 to the Agreement for Consultant Services with the South County Chambers of Commerce consenting to the name change.
       CC 2019-08-27_08e Amendment No. 2_South County Chambers of Commerce.pdf
      8.f.Monthly Water Supply and Demand Update
       Recommended Action: Receive and file the monthly Water Supply and Demand Report.
       CC 2019-08-27_08f Monthly Water Supply and Demand Update_July 2019.pdf
      8.g. Consideration of Approval of an Agreement with GSI Water Solutions, Inc. for the Preparation of the Northern Cities Management Area Annual Report and Monitoring Program
       Recommended Action: Approve and authorize the Mayor to execute an Agreement for Consultant Services with GSI Water Solutions, Inc.
       CC 2019-08-27_08g Agreement_NCMA Annual Report Preparation.pdf
      8.h.Consideration to Approve Construction Plans and Specifications and Environmental Exemption for the 2019 Street Repairs Project, PW 2019-01
       Recommended Action: 1) Approve the construction plans & specifications for the 2019 Street Repairs Project, PW 2019-01; 2) Authorize the City Clerk to advertise for construction bids; 3) Find that the project is categorically exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to Guidelines Section 15301(c); and 4) Direct the City Clerk to file a Notice of Exemption.
       CC 2019-08-27_08h 2019 Street Repairs Project.pdf
      8.i.Consideration of Adoption of an Ordinance Amending Sections of the Arroyo Grande Municipal Code Relating to Smoking and the Regulation of Tobacco Retailers
       Recommended Action: Adopt an Ordinance amending sections of the Arroyo Grande Municipal Code relating to smoking and the regulation of tobacco retailers.
       CC 2019-08-27_08i Adopt Ordinance_Smoking and Tobacco Retailers.pdf
      8.j. Consideration of the Summary Vacation of a Portion of a Public Utility Easement Located at 825 Virginia Drive
       Recommended Action: Adopt a Resolution vacating a portion of a Public Utility Easement at 825 Virginia Drive.
       CC 2019-08-27_08j 825 Virginia Drive_Vacation of Public Utility Easement.pdf
      8.k.Consideration of Approval of Consultant Service Agreements for On-Call Building Division Staff, Plan Review and Inspection Services
       Recommended Action: 1) Approve Agreements for Consultant Services with the following firms for specified services: Interwest Consulting Group; Bureau Veritas North America; 4Leaf, Inc.; VCA Code Group; and JAS Pacific; and 2) Authorize staff to issue purchase orders for consultant services if the proposal cost is within the City Council approved project or service budget.
       CC 2019-08-27_08k Agreements_On Call Building Services.pdf
      10.a. Consideration of a Status Report for the Central Coast Blue Recycled Water Project   
       Recommended Action: Receive and file a status report for the Central Coast Blue recycled water project.
       CC 2019-08-27_10a Status Report Central Coast Blue Recycled Water.pdf
      11.a. Consideration to Approve an Agreement with Omni Design Group, Inc. for the Conceptual Design of a Replacement Recreation Services Building, PW 2019-03      Motion and Vote
       Recommended Action: 1) Approve the Agreement for Consultant Services with OMNI Design Group, Inc. in the amount of $39,400 for design and cost estimating services for a replacement Recreation Services building; and 2) Authorize the Mayor to execute the Agreement for Consultant Services.
       CC 2019-08-27_11a Agreement_Conceptual Design Recreation Services Building.pdf
     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.
       1. California Joint Powers Insurance Authority (CJPIA)
    2. South San Luis Obispo County Sanitation District (SSLOCSD)
    3.Tourism Business Improvement District Advisory Board 
       1. Homeless Services Oversight Board (HSOC)
    2. South County Homeless Task Force
    3. Zone 3 Water Advisory Board
    4. Other
       1. Air Pollution Control District (APCD)
    2. Brisco/Halcyon Interchange Subcommittee
    3. Council of Governments/Regional Transit Authority (SLOCOG/RTA)
    4. South County Transit (SCT)
    5. Other
       1. Brisco/Halcyon Interchange Subcommittee
    2. Five Cities Fire Authority (FCFA)
    3. Integrated Waste Management Authority Board
    4. South County Chambers of Commerce Governmental Affairs Committee
    5. Other
       1. Community Action Parnership San Luis Obispo (CAPSLO)
    2. County Water Resources Advisory Committee (WRAC)
    3. Regional Water Initiatives
    4. Visit SLO CAL Advisory Board
    5. Other
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