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CITY COUNCIL SPECIAL MEETING
AGENDA SUMMARY


Tuesday, February 22, 2022, 5:30 p.m.

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Webinar ID: 832 5584 8846
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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 www.slo-span.org. 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].
1. CALL TO ORDER
2. ROLL CALL
3. FLAG SALUTE
4. PUBLIC COMMENT ON CLOSED SESSION ITEMS
5. CLOSED SESSION
The City Council will recess to a closed session for the following:
 a) CONFERENCE WITH REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATORS pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.8:
 Property: 400 West Branch Street

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

Negotiating parties: Dev Patel, on behalf of Kamla Hotels

Under negotiation: Price and terms of payment
 RECONVENE

The City Council will reconvene to open session at 6:00 p.m. in conjunction with the City Council Regular Meeting and announcement(s) of any reportable action(s) taken in closed session will be made under Item 5.a.
6.ADJOURNMENT
  


CITY COUNCIL MEETING
AGENDA SUMMARY

Tuesday, February 22, 2022, 6:00 p.m.

Please click the link below to join the Zoom Meeting:
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83255848846
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 www.slo-span.org. 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].
1. CALL TO ORDER
2. ROLL CALL
3. MOMENT OF REFLECTION
4. FLAG SALUTE
5. AGENDA REVIEW
 5.a.Closed Session Announcements
The City Attorney will announce reportable actions taken, if any, from the Special Meeting of January 11, 2022:

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

Property: 400 West Branch Street

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

Negotiating parties: Dev Patel, on behalf of Kamla Hotels

Under negotiation: Price and terms of payment

 

 5.b.Ordinances read in title only

None
6.SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS
 6.a. Update Regarding Countywide COVID-19 Efforts
  (McDONALD)

Recommended Action:
Receive update, accept public comments, discuss, and provide direction, as necessary.

 6.b. City Manager Communications
(McDONALD)

Recommended Action:
Receive correspondence/comments as presented by the City Manager and Provide direction, as necessary.
 6.c. Annual Presentation from Central Coast Community Energy (CCCE)
7. COMMUNITY COMMENTS AND SUGGESTIONS:
 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.

  • Click the link below to join the webinar: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83255848846; Webinar ID: 832 5584 8846

  • Or by Telephone: 1-669-900-6833; 1-346-248-7799
    Press * 9 to “raise hand” for public comment

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.
8. CONSENT AGENDA:

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
  (VALENTINE)

Recommended Action:
It is recommended the City Council ratify the attached listing of cash disbursements for the period of January 16 through January 31, 2022.
 8.b.Consideration of Fiscal Year 2021-22 Mid-Year Financial Status Report and Request to Approve One Budget Adjustment Request
  (VALENTINE)

Recommended Action:
Receive, consider, and file the FY 2021-22 Mid-Year Financial Status Report; and approve one Budget Adjustment Request in the amount of $27,550 for the addition of an Associate Engineer position in the Public Works Department.
 8.c.Consideration of Adoption of a Resolution Declaring a Continued Local Emergency Related to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic
  (McDONALD)

Recommended Action:
Adopt a Resolution declaring a continued local emergency related to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
 8.d.Consideration 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)
  (MATSON/CARMEL)

Recommended Action:
Adopt a Resolution authorizing the continuance of remote teleconference meetings pursuant to Government Code Section 54953(e)(3).
 8.e.Consideration of Approval of Minutes
  (MATSON)

Recommended Action:
Approve the minutes of the Regular City Council Meeting of February 8, 2022, as submitted.
 8.f.Consideration of Adoption of a Resolution Adopting and Authorizing Submittal of a Notification of Intent to Comply in Accordance with SB 619 to CalRecycle
(McDONALD)
  Recommended Action:
Adopt a Resolution adopting and authorizing submittal of a Notification of Intent to Comply in accordance with SB 619 to CalRecycle.
 8.g.Consideration of 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
(ROBESON)
  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.h.Consideration of Resolution Accepting an Offer of Dedication for Street, Drainage, Slope and Public Utility Easements Per Parcel Map AG PM 06-0004 and Acceptance of Castillo Del Mar Extension Project Improvements, PW 2021-05
(ROBESON)
  Recommended Action:
Adopt a Resolution: 1) rescinding the action to reject the offer of dedication for street, drainage, slope and public utility easements, 2) accepting the offer of dedication for street, drainage, slope and public utility easements known as Castillo Del Mar as identified on Parcel Map AG PM 06-0004, and 3) accepting the project improvements as constructed by J.J. Fisher Construction, Inc. in accordance with the plans and specifications for the Castillo Del Mar Extension Project, PW 2020-05; and direct staff to file a Notice of Completion, and authorize release of retention, thirty-five (35) days after the Notice of Completion has been recorded, if no liens have been filed.
 8.i.Consideration of a Resolution Approving an Updated Freeway Maintenance Agreement with the State of California for the Portion of State Highway Route (SR) 101 within the City of Arroyo Grande
(ROBESON)
  Recommended Action:
1) Adopt a Resolution approving and authorizing the Mayor to execute the Freeway Maintenance Agreement for the portion of State Highway Route (SR) 101 within the City of Arroyo Grande; and 2) Direct the City Clerk to forward the Resolution, Freeway Maintenance Agreement, and Letter of Self Insurance to the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans).
 8.j.Consideration of Rejection of All Bids or Awarding a Contract for the Base Bid and Additive Alternative for Construction of the Swinging Bridge Retrofit Project, PW 2021-06, and Appropriation of Funds from the Sales Tax Fund Balance
(ROBESON)
  Recommended Action:
Reject all bids and direct staff to solicit new bids after modifications are made to the construction documents for the Swinging Bridge Retrofit Project (PW2021-06).
 8.k.Monthly Water Supply and Demand Update
(ROBESON)
  Recommended Action:
Receive and file the monthly Water Supply and Demand Report.
9.PUBLIC HEARINGS
 9.a. Public Hearing on the Creation of a District-Based Election System and Consideration of Draft District Maps
  Recommended Action:
1) Receive a report from the consultant and staff on the districting process and outreach efforts; 2) Conduct a public hearing to consider draft maps; 3) Provide direction on which maps should be considered for final selection at the next Public Hearing; and 4) Provide direction on a proposed election sequence.
10.OLD BUSINESS
 10.a.Receive an Update on Progress Toward Council Goals and Priorities for Fiscal Year 202122
(McDONALD)
  Recommended Action:
Receive an update regarding progress toward the City Council’s Fiscal Year 2021-22 Goals and Priorities.
11.NEW BUSINESS
 11.aDiscussion Regarding Municipal Code Requirements Related to the Sale and Discharge of Class C (“Safe and Sane”) Fireworks
(McDONALD/LIEBERMAN)
  Recommended Action:
Discuss Arroyo Grande Municipal Code Section 8.08 related to the sale and discharge of Class C (“Safe and Sane”) fireworks, and provide direction to staff regarding potential changes to the existing code section, such as a complete prohibition of fireworks in the City or other modifications.
12.CITY COUNCIL REPORTS
 12a.MAYOR RAY RUSSOM:
  1.California Joint Powers Insurance Authority (CJPIA)
  2.Central Coast Community energy (CCE)
  3.City Selection Committee
  4.South San Luis Obispo County Sanitation District (SSLOCSD)
  5.Tourism Business Improvement District Advisory Board
  6.Other
 12bMAYOR PRO TEM GEORGE:
  1.County Water Resources Advisory Committee (WRAC)
  2.Visit SLO CAL Advisory Board
  3.Other
 12cCOUNCIL MEMBER BARNEICH:
  1.Audit Committee
  2.Homeless Services Oversight Council (HSOC)
  3.Zone 3 Water Advisory Board
  4.Other
 12d.COUNCIL MEMBER STORTON:
  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
  5.Other
 12e.COUNCIL MEMBER PAULDING:
  1.Air Pollution Control District (APCD)
  2.Brisco/Halcyon Interchange Subcommittee
  3.Council of Governments/Regional Transit Authority/ South County Transit (SLOCOG/SLORTA/SCT)
  4.REACH SLO Advisory Commission
  5.Other
13.COUNCIL COMMUNICATIONS
 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.
14.CLOSED SESSION
 None
15.ADJOURNMENT
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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