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Tuesday, November 23, 2021, 6:00 p.m.

Please click the link below to join the Zoom Meeting:
Webinar ID: 832 5584 8846
Or by Telephone: 1-669-900-6833; 1-346-248-7799

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].


Closed Session Announcements

The City Attorney will announce reportable actions taken, if any, from the Special Meeting of November 9, 2021:

a) CONFERENCE WITH REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATORS pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.8:

Property: Harden Street at North Mason Street

Agency negotiators: Whitney McDonald, City Manager; Bill Robeson, Assistant City Manager/Public Works Director

Negotiating parties: Ty Green, on behalf of Alex Carapeti and Kristiane Schmidt

Under negotiation: Price and terms of payment

b) PUBLIC EMPLOYEE PERFORMANCE EVALUATION pursuant to Government Code Section 54957:

Title: City Attorney

 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.

 6.b.City Manager Communications

Recommended Action:
Receive correspondence/comments as presented by the City Manager and Provide direction, as necessary.
 6.c.Honorary Proclamation Declaring December 10, 2021 as Human Rights Day
  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.
 8.a.Cash Disbursement Ratification

Recommended Action:
Ratify the attached listing of cash disbursements for the period of November 1 through November 15, 2021.
 8.b.Statement of Investment Deposits

Recommended Action:
Receive and file the attached report listing investment deposits of the City of Arroyo Grande as of October 31, 2021, as required by Government Code Section 53646(b).
 8.c.Approval of Minutes

Recommended Action:
Approve the minutes of the Special and Regular City Council Meetings of November 9, 2021, as submitted.
 8.d.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.
 8.e.Adoption of a Resolution Authorizing the Continuance of Remote Teleconference Meetings of the Legislative Bodies of the City of Arroyo Grande Pursuant to Government Code Section 54953(e)(3)

Recommended Action:
Adopt a Resolution authorizing the continuance of remote teleconference meetings pursuant to Government Code Section 54953(e)(3).
 8.f.Adoption of a Resolution Pursuant to Public Contract Code Section 22050 Determining to Continue Work Under Emergency Contracts for the Storm Drain System at 251 East Grand Avenue Project, PW 2021-12

Recommended Action:
Adopt a Resolution finding that there is a need to continue the emergency action for the storm drain system repairs at 251 East Grand Avenue in accordance with Public Contract Code Section 22050.
 8.g.Adoption of a Resolution Accepting Easements and Public Improvements for the East Cherry Avenue Specific Plan Project: Final Tract Map 3081 Constructed by Wathen Castanos Homes

Recommended Action:
Adopt a Resolution accepting public improvements for the East Cherry Avenue Specific Plan Project; General Plan Amendment 15-001; Specific Plan 15-001; Final Tract Map 3081 (Vesting Tentative Tract Map 15-001); Conditional Use Permit 15-004; and PUD 15-001.
 8.h.Approve an Amendment to the Fiscal Year 2021-22 Capital Improvement Budget for the Castillo Del Mar Street Extension Project, PW 2020-05

Recommended Action:
Approve an amendment to the Fiscal Year 2021-22 Capital Improvement Program budget to transfer $20,000 of Local Sales Tax funds from fund balance to the subject project.
 8.i.Monthly Water Supply and Demand Update

Recommended Action:
Receive and file the Monthly Water Supply and Demand Report.
 10.a.2021 Water Supply Alternatives Study Update

Recommended Action:
Receive and file the 2021 Water Supply Alternatives Study Update and provide direction on pursuing any or all of the two short-term and three long-term recommendations presented in the study update.
 11.aStudy Session on the City’s Temporary Parklet Program and Options for Potential Permanent Parklet Programs

Recommended Action:
1) Receive a presentation on potential long-term strategies for parklets; and 2) Provide preliminary direction to staff to guide a long-term program and policy development for the potential continuation of the parklet program.
  1.California Joint Powers Insurance Authority (CJPIA)
  2.South San Luis Obispo County Sanitation District (SSLOCSD)
  3.Tourism Business Improvement District Advisory Board
  1.Air Pollution Control District (APCD)
  2.Brisco/Halcyon Interchange Subcommittee
  3.Council of Governments/Regional Transit Authority/ South County Transit (SLOCOG/SLORTA/SCT)
  1.Homeless Services Oversight Council (HSOC)
  2.Zone 3 Water Advisory Board
  1.Brisco/Halcyon Interchange Subcommittee
  2.Five Cities Fire Authority (FCFA)
  3.Integrated Waste Management Authority Board (IWMA)
  4.South County Chambers of Commerce Governmental Affairs Committee
  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 or 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 a 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 805-473-5400 as soon as possible and at least 48 hours prior to the meeting date.
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