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JULY 14, 2020
6:00 P.M.

In compliance with the State and County Shelter at Home Orders, and pursuant to the Governor’s Executive Order N-29-20, which allows for a deviation of teleconference rules required by the Ralph M. Brown Act, City Council meetings will be held by teleconference only until further notice. Meetings can be viewed on Channel 20 and are live-streamed on the City’s website and on . Members of the public may provide public comment during the meeting by calling 1-833-493-5844 or by submitting written public comments to the Clerk of the Council at [email protected].
 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
 6.a. Update Regarding Countywide COVID-19 Efforts
   Recommended Action: Receive update, accept public comments, discuss, and provide direction, as necessary.
    CC 2020-07-14_06a Update Regarding Countywide COVID-19 Efforts.pdf
Consideration Of Confirmation Of Appointment Of Chief Of Police
Motion and Vote
   Recommended Action: Confirm the appointment of Mike Martinez as the Chief of Police. If confirmed, the City Clerk will administer the Oath of Office.
    CC 2020-07-14_06b Confirmation of Appointment of Chief of Police.pdf
  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.
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.
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 June 16, 2020 through June 30, 2020.
    CC 2020-07-14_08a Cash Disbursement.pdf
 8.b.Consideration Of Agreement For Auditing Services
   Recommended Action: Approve an Agreement for auditing services with Moss, Levi & Hartzheim LLP, Certified Public Accountants, for a period of three years, with an option to extend for two additional one-year periods, and authorize the Mayor to execute the Agreement.
    CC 2020-07-14_08b Agreement for Auditing Services.pdf
 8.c. Adoption Of A Resolution Declaring A Continued Local Emergency Related To The Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic
   Recommended Action: Adopt a Resolution declaring a continued local emergency related to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

    CC 2020-07-14_08c Continued Local Emergency COVID19.pdf
 8.d.Consideration Of Acceptance Of The 2019 Street Repairs Project, PW 2019-01
   Recommended Action: 1) Accept the project improvements as constructed by Ferravanti Grading & Paving in accordance with the plans and specifications for the 2019 Street Repairs Project, PW 2019-01; 2) Direct staff to file a Notice of Completion; and 3) Authorize release of retention, thirty-five (35) days after the Notice of Completion has been recorded, if no liens have been filed.

    CC 2020-07-14_08d Acceptance of 2019 Street Repairs Project.pdf
 8.e.Consideration To Approve A Purchase Order With Wallace Group For Fats, Oils And Grease (FOG) Program Inspection Administration And Inspection
   Recommended Action: Approve a purchase order with Wallace Group in an amount not to exceed $28,000 for the administration and inspection of the City’s FOG Program.

    CC 2020-07-14_08e Approve Purchase Order_FOG Program.pdf
 8.f.Consideration Of A First Amendment To Contract For Consultant Services With Filippin Engineering, Inc. For The Bridge Street Bridge Project, PW 2020-01
   Recommended Action: 1) Approve a First Amendment to the Contract for Consultant Services with Filippin Engineering, Inc. to include additional services; and 2) Authorize the Mayor to execute the First Amendment.

    CC 2020-07-14_08f Approve Amendment No. 1_Bridge St Bridge.pdf
 8.g.Authorization To Purchase Water Meters
   Recommended Action: Approve the purchase of water meters from Aqua Metric in the amount of $48,000 during FY 2020/21.

    CC 2020-07-14_08g Authorization to Purchase Water Meters.pdf
 8.h.Consideration Of A Resolution Approving The Installation Of Two (2) Irrigation Wells On Property Zoned Agriculture; Location – 500 Fair Oaks Avenue; Applicant – Leroy Saruwatari
   Recommended Action: Adopt a Resolution approving the request by Leroy Saruwatari to drill and install two (2) new wells for irrigation water on an existing agricultural parcel at 500 Fair Oaks Avenue.

    CC 2020-07-14_08h Approval of Installation of Irrigation Wells_Fair Oaks Ave_R.pdf
 8.i.Consideration Of Approval Of A Fourth Amendment To The Agreement For Consultant Services With GHD Inc., For The General Plan Circulation Element Update (GPA 19-001)
   Recommended Action: Approve the Fourth Amendment to the Agreement for Consultant Services with GHD Inc. for preparation of the General Plan Circulation Element Update, interim VMT Guidelines, Transportation Impact Analysis Guidelines, Transportation Impact Fee Update, and required environmental review.

    CC 2020-07-14_08i Amendment to Agreement_Circulation Element Update.pdf
Consideration Of Placing A Local Transaction And Use Tax (“Sales Tax”) Measure On The November 3, 2020 Ballot
Motion and Vote
   Recommended Action: 1) Adopt the proposed Resolution ordering the submission to the qualified electors of the City a measure relating to the establishment of a local transactions and use tax (hereinafter referred to as a "sales tax") at the General Municipal Election to be held on Tuesday, November 3, 2020, as called by Resolution No. 4994; 2) Introduce the proposed Ordinance adding Chapter 3.23 to Title 3 of the Arroyo Grande Municipal Code regarding a transactions and use tax; 3) Adopt the proposed Resolution setting priorities for filing a written argument regarding a City measure and directing the City Attorney to prepare an impartial analysis of the measure; 4) Adopt the proposed Resolution providing for the filing of rebuttal arguments for City measures submitted at municipal elections; and 5) Approve the argument to be submitted in favor of the measure.

    CC 2020-07-14_10a Proposed Ballot Measure_Nov 2020 Election.pdf
Consider Approval Of Third Amendment To The Joint Exercise Of Powers Agreement For The Five Cities Fire Authority
Motion and Vote
   Recommended Action: Adopt the Resolution approving the Third Amendment to the Joint Exercise of Powers Agreement for the Five Cities Fire Authority.

    CC 2020-07-14_10b Approval of 3rd Amendment to FCFA JPA.pdf
Consideration Of Adoption Of An Uncodified Urgency Ordinance Providing That All State And County Orders And Regulations Applicable Within The Jurisdiction Of The City Of Arroyo Grande And Issued In Response To COVID-19 As Being Expressly Enforceable By City Officials; An Urgency Ordinance Adding Chapter 1.18 To Title 1 Of The Arroyo Grande Municipal Code Relating To Administrative Citations, Fines And Penalties; And A Resolution Establishing Administrative Fines And Penalties
Motion and Vote     Motion and Vote       Motion and Vote
   Recommended Action: Adopt the Uncodified Urgency Ordinance; adopt the Urgency Ordinance adding Chapter 1.18 to Title 1 of the Arroyo Grande Municipal Code; and adopt the Resolution establishing administrative fines and penalties.

    CC 2020-07-14_11a Administrative Citations_Uncodified Urgency Ordinance.pdf
Consideration Of Introduction Of An Ordinance Related To Electronic Filing And Administration Of Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) Campaign Disclosure Statements And Statement Of Economic Interests Forms
Motion and Vote
   Recommended Action: Introduce an Ordinance adding Chapter 2.06 to Title 2 of the Arroyo Grande Municipal Code relating to electronic filing of campaign statements and statements of economic interests.

    CC 2020-07-14_11b Introduce Ordinance_FPPC Electronic Filing.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.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
    1.Homeless Services Oversight Board (HSOC)
    2.Zone 3 Water Advisory Board
    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)
    1.Community Action Partnership San Luis Obispo (CAPSLO)
    2.County Water Resources Advisory Committee (WRAC)
    3.Regional Water Initiatives
    4.Visit SLO CAL Advisory Board
  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.
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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