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Given the recent increase in COVID-19 cases in San Luis Obispo County, and in compliance with Assembly Bill (AB) 361, which allows for a deviation of teleconference rules required by the Ralph M. Brown Act, City Council meetings will be conducted by video/teleconferencing through Zoom Webinar until further notice. Meetings will be broadcast live on Channel 20 and streamed on the City’s website and Members of the public may participate and provide public comment on agenda items during the meeting by joining the Zoom meeting or by submitting written public comments to the Clerk of the Council at [email protected].
 5.a.Closed Session Announcements

 5.b.Ordinances read in title only

 6.a. Update Regarding Countywide COVID-19 Efforts
   Recommended Action: Receive update, accept public comments, discuss, and provide direction, as necessary.
    CC 2021-10-12_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 2021-10-12_06b City Manager Communications.pdf
 6.c. Honorary Proclamation Declaring October 2021 As “Domestic Violence Action Month”
    CC 2021-10-12_06c Honorary Proclamation - Domestic Violence Action Month.pdf
 6.d. Mayor’s Commendation Recognizing The Southwest Regional Council Of Carpenters Local Union 805
    CC 2021-10-12_06d Mayors Commendation - Local Union 805.pdf
 6.e. Presentation From San Luis Obispo Council Of Governments – Commute With Confidence
    CC 2021-10-12_06e Rideshare Presentation_Commute with Confidence.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 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 directed to individual Council members.
  • 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 September 16, 2021 through September 30, 2021.
    CC 2021-10-12_08a Cash Disbursements.pdf
 8.b.Consideration Of Approval Of Minutes
   Recommended Action: Approve the minutes of the Special and Regular City Council Meetings of September 28, 2021, as submitted.
    CC 2021-10-12_08b Approval of Minutes_09-28-21.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 2021-10-12_08c Continued Local Emergency COVID-19.pdf
 8.d.Cancellation Of The December 28, 2021 City Council Meeting
   Recommended Action: Cancel the regularly scheduled Council meeting of December 28, 2021 due to the holidays.
    CC 2021-10-12_08d Cancellation of Dec 28 CC Meeting.pdf
 8.e.Consideration To Approve An Agreement For Consultant Services With Salas O’Brien For The Five Cities Fire Authority Station 1 Emergency Generator Replacement Project, PW 2021-09
   Recommended Action: 1) Approve an Agreement for Consultant Services with Salas O'Brien in the amount of $46,780 for design and construction support services of the FCFA Station 1 Emergency Generator Replacement Project; and 2) Approve an amendment to the Fiscal Year 2021-22 Capital Improvement Program budget to transfer $4,280 of General Fund from fund balance to the subject project.
    CC 2021-10-12_08e FCFA Genrator Replacement.pdf
 8.f.Consideration Of A Resolution Amending The Public Art Guidelines And Public Art Donation Program
   Recommended Action: Adopt a Resolution amending the Public Art Guidelines and Public Art Donation Program.
    CC 2021-10-12_08f Amendment to the Public Art Guidelines.pdf
 8.g.Approve And Authorize The Mayor On Behalf Of The City Council To Sign A Letter Of Support For The Sustainable Transportation Planning Grant Application For An Active Transportation Plan
   Recommended Action: Approve and authorize the Mayor to sign the letter of support for the STPG grant application.
    CC 2021-10-12_08g Sustainable Transportation Planning Grant_Letter of Support.pdf
 8.h. Authorize A Resolution To Reduce Penalties For Past Due Water Bills Related To The COVID-19 Pandemic
Recommended Action: Adopt a Resolution to allow the City’s Administrative Services Director to reduce penalties to 10% of customers’ original water bill from May 2020 through November 2021.
Motion and Vote
    CC 2021-10-12_08h Resolution to Reduce Penalties for Past Due Water Bills related to COVID.pdf
 9.a. Continued Consideration Of Approval Of A Resolution Declaring A Stage 1 Water Shortage Emergency
Recommended Action: 1) Conduct a Public Hearing in accordance with Water Code Section 350, et seq.; 2) Adopt a Resolution declaring a Stage 1 Water Shortage Emergency and implementing Emergency Water Shortage Restrictions and Regulations in accordance with California Water Code Section 350, et seq., and Arroyo Grande Municipal Code Section 13.07.030(A); and 3) Appropriate $2,800 from water fund balance and $1,200 from sewer fund balance for the cost to mail out baseline letters.
Motion and Vote
    CC 2021-10-12_09a Resolution Declaring Stage 1 Water Shortage Emergency.pdf
 10.a. Discuss And Consider Allocations Of Anticipated American Rescue Plan Act Funding Not Previously Allocated By Council
Recommended Action: 1) Appropriate $1,254,275 of ARPA Funds to additional Water, Sewer, and Stormwater Infrastructure projects and qualified anticipated City expenditures related to the COVID-19 pandemic as recommended by the Ad Hoc Committee; and 2) Consider and provide direction regarding allocation of the remaining $552,016 of anticipated ARPA Funds to other qualified uses consistent with US Treasury guidance.
Motion and Vote
    CC 2021-10-12_10a Allocations of Anticipated American Rescue Plan Act Funding.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.
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