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 5.a.Closed Session Announcements
 Announcement of reportable actions taken, if any, from the following meeting:

Regular Meeting of November 24, 2020

 Successor Agency:
 a)Conference with Real Property Negotiator pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.8:

Property: APN: 006-151-027; Located at Faeh Avenue and El Camino Real
Agency Negotiators: Whitney McDonald, City Manager
Negotiating Parties: ELA Foods, Inc.
Under Negotiation: Price and terms of payment
 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 2020-12-08_06a Update Regarding Countywide COVID-19 Efforts.pdf
 6.b. City Manager Communications
   Recommended Action: Receive correspondence/comments as presented by the City Manager and provide direction, as necessary.
    CC 2020-12-08_06b City Manager Communications.pdf
 6.c. Installation Of Officers
   a.Receive and file the City Clerk’s report
   b.Oath of Office to be Administered by City Clerk Wetmore to Caren Ray Russom, Mayor; Kristen Barneich, Council Member; and Lan George, Council Member
   c.Remarks by Council Member Barneich
   d.Remarks by Council Member George
   e.Remarks by Mayor Ray Russom
    CC 2020-12-08_06c Installation of Officers.pdf
 6.d. Honorary Proclamation Recognizing Kelly Wetmore, Director Of Legislative And Information Services/City Clerk Upon Her Retirement From City Service
    CC 2020-12-08_06d Honorary Proclamation_City Clerk Retirement.pdf
  This public comment period is an invitation to members of the community to present issues, thoughts, 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. Members of the public may provide public comment remotely by joining the Zoom meeting utilizing one of the methods provided below. Please use the “raise hand” feature to indicate your desire to provide public comment.

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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 November 1, 2020 through November 30, 2020.
    CC 2020-12-08_08a Cash Disbursements.pdf
 8.b.Consideration Of Compensation Adjustments For Part-Time Employees And Approval Of The Updated Citywide Combined Salary Schedule
   Recommended Action: Adopt a Resolution making compensation adjustments for part-time employees in compliance with minimum wage laws and approve the updated Citywide combined salary schedule.

    CC 2020-12-08_08b Part Time Compensation Adjustments.pdf
 8.c. Consideration Of Approval Of Minutes
   Recommended Action: Approve the minutes of the Regular City Council Meeting of November 24, 2020, as submitted.

    CC 2020-12-08_08c Approval of Minutes_11-24-20.pdf
 8.d.Adoption Of 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 2020-12-08_08d Continued Local Emergency COVID19.pdf
 8.e.Consideration Of Appointment To San Luis Obispo County Housing Trust Fund Commission
   Recommended Action: Appoint the Community Development Director, or their designee, to serve as the City’s representative on the San Luis Obispo County Housing Trust Fund Commission.

    CC 2020-12-08_08e Appointment to Housing Trust Fund Commission.pdf
 8.f.Consideration Of Appointment To The Arroyo Grande Tourism Business Improvement District Advisory Board
   Recommended Action: Appoint Yvette Eagles to the Arroyo Grande Tourism Business Improvement District Advisory Board.
    CC 2020-12-08_08f Appointment to AGTBID Advisory Board_R.pdf
 8.g. Consideration To Approve An Agreement For Consultant Services With Pavement Engineering, Inc. For The 2020 Street Repairs Project, PW 2020-13
   Recommended Action: Approve an Agreement for Consultant Services with Pavement Engineering, Inc. in the amount of $126,835 for design services for the 2020 Street Repairs Project.
    CC 2020-12-08_08g Agreement for 2020 Street Repairs Projects.pdf
Consideration Of Preliminary Approval Of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Projects For Year 2021
Motion and Vote
   Recommended Action: Provide preliminary approval of proposed projects to be funded with the City’s allocation of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds for the Year 2021.

    CC 2020-12-08_09a Preliminary Approval CDBG Projects 2021.pdf
 10.a. Consideration Of One-Year Review Of Ordinance No. 703 Relating To The Possession Of Tobacco Products By Persons Under Twenty-One And Citation Statistics Related To Arroyo Grande High School
   Recommended Action: Receive and file a status update on Ordinance No. 703, Arroyo Grande Municipal Code (AGMC) section 8.36.060.

    CC 2020-12-08_10a Police Department Review of Ordinance 703.pdf
Review Of Council Appointments To Regional And Local Boards And Committees
Motion and Vote
   Recommended Action: Review the current list of appointments to those regional and local boards, commissions, and committees with Council representation, and: 1) Maintain current Council assignments and reappoint for the next two-year period, or 2) Reassign and approve new Council appointments to any of the regional and local boards and committees as desired; and 3) Direct the City Clerk to update Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) Form 806 (Agency Report of Public Official Appointments) for posting on the City website.

    CC 2020-12-08_11a Council Appointments to Regional Boards.pdf
Consideration Of Selection Of Council Member Paulding As Mayor Pro Tem
Motion and Vote
   Recommended Action: Appoint Council Member Paulding as the Mayor Pro Tem for the next one-year period, pursuant to Council policy.

    CC 2020-12-08_11b Selection of Mayor Pro Tem.pdf
  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.
  a)CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL - ANTICIPATED LITIGATION. Initiation of litigation pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(d)(4) involving 1 potential case.

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