Viewing Issues? Click here.

Audio Only

Streaming Video Home Page

  Click Here to Start


Tuesday, January 27, 2009
City Hall Council Chambers
6907 El Camino Real, Atascadero, California
City Council Closed Session: 5:00 P.M.
City Council Regular Session: 6:00 P.M.




a. Conference with Legal Counsel – Anticipated Litigation (Govt. Code Sec. 54956.9 (c)) Initiation of Litigation - One Potential Case

b. Public Employee Appointment (Govt. Code Sec. 54957) Director of Public Works

c. Conference with Real Property Negotiators (Govt. Code Sec. 54956.8)
Property: Easement from Capistrano Avenue to Stadium Park along
APN# 029-105-028
Agency Negotiator: Wade McKinney, City Manager
Negotiating Parties: Dr. Gary Renzaglia and Ms. Sandy Hughes
Under Negotiation: Instruction to negotiator will concern price and terms of payment





Mayor Béraud
Mayor Pro Tem Fonzi
Council Member Clay
Council Member Kelley
Council Mayor O’Malley



1.  Recognition of Outgoing Commissioners

2.  PG&E Recognition of City for Enrollment in “Climate Smart” Program

A.  CONSENT CALENDAR: (All items on the consent calendar are considered to be routine and non-controversial by City staff and will be approved by one motion if no member of the Council or public wishes to comment or ask questions. If comment or discussion is desired by anyone, the item will be removed from the consent calendar and will be considered in the listed sequence with an opportunity for any member of the public to address the Council concerning the item before action is taken. DRAFT MINUTES: Council meeting draft minutes are listed on the Consent Calendar for approval of the minutes. Should anyone wish to request an amendment to draft minutes, the item will be removed from the Consent Calendar and their suggestion will be considered by the City Council. If anyone desires to express their opinion concerning issues included in draft minutes, they should share their opinion during the Community Forum portion of the meeting.)

1. Alvord Field Concession and Restroom Project Award

 Motion and  Vote

X Fiscal Impact: Approval of this contract will result in the expenditure of $146,694 in previously allocated funds.

X Recommendations: Council:

1. Authorize the City Manager to execute a contract with Nick E. Pokrajac, Inc. in the amount of $146,694.00 for the Construction of the Alvord Field Concession and Restroom building; and,

2. Authorize the Director of Administrative Services to move $ 42,600 of Redevelopment Agency Funds from the Lake Park Frontage Improvement project the Alvord Field Concession and Restroom Building Project; and,

3. Authorize the City Engineer to file a Notice of Completion when the project is complete. [Public Works]

2.  Acceptance of New Fare Media on Fixed Route Transit Service

X Fiscal Impact: Minimal fiscal impact is anticipated, revenue per rider will be monitored on a monthly basis to ensure no loss of revenue.

X Recommendation: Council approve the acceptance of day and monthly passes on the local fixed route service. [Public Works]

COMMUNITY FORUM: (This portion of the meeting is reserved for persons wanting to address the Council on any matter not on this agenda and over which the Council has jurisdiction. Speakers are limited to three minutes. Please state your name for the record before making your presentation. The Council may take action to direct the staff to place a matter of business on a future agenda. A maximum of 30 minutes will be allowed for Community Forum, unless changed by the Council.)

 Motion and  Vote

 Community Forum


1.  Del Rio Road Specific Plan and EIR - Wal-Mart / The Annex - EIR Request of Proposal Process - Wal-Mart Project Description Review - Specific Plan Boundary Adoption - Public Review Process

X Fiscal Impact: The fiscal impact of the Specific Plan and EIR process on the City is expected to be minimal. The City’s cost recovery fees will require that planning staff time is covered for the preparation of Specific Plan and EIR.

X Recommendations: Council:

 Motion and  Vote

1. Direct staff to issue requests for proposals (RFP’s) for an Environmental Impact Report (EIR) per the City’s purchasing policy for the Del Rio Road Specific Plan area; and,

2. Adopt Draft Resolution A approving a study area boundary for the Del Rio Road Specific Plan. [Community Development]
 Motion and  Vote
 Motion and  Vote

2.  Central Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board Draft 2009 Storm Water Management Plan Update – NPDES Phase II

X Fiscal Impact: Staff estimates that the total costs will be approximately $900,000 over the next five years. This includes the costs to generate the draft 2009 Storm Water Management Plan. The plan does contain language that allows the City’s expenses to be reduced during fiscally challenging times.

X Recommendations: Council:

1. Receive report and provide comment on the draft 2009 Storm Water Management Plan (Storm Water Plan), and;

2. Authorize staff to file the Storm Water Plan with the Central Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board (Water Board) to maintain compliance with the January 29, 2009 deadline. [Public Works]

 Motion and  Vote


1.  Request by San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors (SLOBOS) for Consent to Create a San Luis Obispo Tourism Business Improvement District (SLOTBID)

X Fiscal Impact: If the BID passes county-wide, the revenues raised will depend on the number of cities that choose to participate but are anticipated to be in the $1 million to $2 million per year range.

X Recommendation: Council adopt Draft Resolution, authorizing the San Luis Obispo Board of Supervisors to create the San Luis Obispo Tourism Business Improvement District, and granting the San Luis Obispo Board of Supervisors jurisdiction for all the purposes in connection with creation and operation of the proposed San Luis Obispo Tourism Business Improvement District, with input from the lodging businesses and participating cities. [Community Services]

 Motion and  Vote

 COUNCIL ANNOUNCEMENTS AND REPORTS: (On their own initiative, Council Members may make a brief announcement or a brief report on their own activities. Council Members may ask a question for clarification, make a referral to staff or take action to have staff place a matter of business on a future agenda. The Council may take action on items listed on the Agenda.)

D.  COMMITTEE REPORTS: (The following represent standing committees. Informative status reports will be given, as felt necessary):

Mayor Béraud
1. City / Schools Committee
2. County Mayors Round Table
3. Finance Committee
4. Integrated Waste Management Authority (IWMA)

Mayor Pro Tem Fonzi
1. Air Pollution Control District
2. Finance Committee

Council Member Clay
1. City / Schools Committee

Council Member Kelley
1. Atascadero Youth Task Force

Council Member O’Malley
1. Economic Vitality Corporation, Board of Directors (EVC)
2. League of California Cities – Council Liaison and CITIPAC Board Member
3. SLO Council of Governments (SLOCOG)
4. SLO Regional Transit Authority (SLORTA)


1. City Council
2. City Clerk
3. City Treasurer
4. City Attorney
5. City Manager
a. Commission Attendance Report


Please note: Should anyone challenge any proposed development entitlement listed on this Agenda in court, that person may be limited to raising those issues addressed at the public hearing described in this notice, or in written correspondence delivered to the City Council at or prior to this public hearing. Correspondence submitted at this public hearing will be distributed to the Council and available for review in the City Clerk's office.
I, Victoria Randall, Deputy City Clerk of the City of Atascadero, declare under the penalty of perjury that the foregoing agenda for the January 27, 2009 Regular Session of the Atascadero City Council was posted on January 20, 2009 at the Atascadero City Hall, 6907 El Camino Real, Atascadero, CA 93422 and was available for public review in the Customer Service Center at that location.
Signed this 20th day of January, 2009, at Atascadero, California.
Victoria Randall, Deputy City Clerk
City of Atascadero
City of Atascadero

WELCOME TO THE ATASCADERO CITY COUNCIL MEETING The City Council meets in regular session on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at 6:00 p.m. unless there is a Community Redevelopment Agency meeting commencing at 6:00 p.m. in which event the Council meeting will commence immediately following the conclusion of the Community Redevelopment Agency meeting. Council meetings will be held at the City Hall Council Chambers, 6907 El Camino Real, Atascadero. Matters are considered by the Council in the order of the printed Agenda.
Copies of the staff reports or other documentation relating to each item of business referred to on the Agenda are on file in the office of the City Clerk and are available for public inspection during City Hall business hours at the Front Counter of City Hall, 6907 El Camino Real, Atascadero, and on our website, An agenda packet is also available for public review at the Atascadero Library, 6850 Morro Road. Contracts, Resolutions and Ordinances will be allocated a number once they are approved by the City Council. The minutes of this meeting will reflect these numbers. All documents submitted by the public during Council meetings that are either read into the record or referred to in their statement will be noted in the minutes and available for review in the City Clerk's office. Council meetings are video taped and audio recorded, and may be reviewed by the public. Copies of meeting recordings are available for a fee. Contact the City Clerk for more information (470-3400). In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you need special assistance to participate in a City meeting or other services offered by this City, please contact the City Manager’s Office or the City Clerk’s Office, both at (805) 470-3400. Notification at least 48 hours prior to the meeting or time when services are needed will assist the City staff in assuring that reasonable arrangements can be made to provide accessibility to the meeting or service.
TO SPEAK ON AGENDA ITEMS (from Title 2, Chapter 1 of the Atascadero Municipal Code) Members of the audience may speak on any item on the agenda. The Mayor will identify the subject, staff will give their report, and the Council will ask questions of staff. The Mayor will announce when the public comment period is open and will request anyone interested to address the Council regarding the matter being considered to step up to the lectern. If you wish to speak for, against or comment in any way:
1. You must approach the lectern and be recognized by the Mayor
2. Give your name and address (not required)
3. Make your statement
4. All comments should be made to the Mayor and Council
5. No person shall be permitted to make slanderous, profane or negative personal remarks concerning any other individual, absent or present
6. All comments limited to 3 minutes
7. No one may speak for a second time until everyone wishing to speak has had an opportunity to do so, and no one may speak more than twice on any item.

If you wish to use a computer presentation to support your comments, you must notify the City Clerk's office at least 24 hours prior to the meeting. Digital presentations brought to the meeting on a USB drive or CD is preferred. Access to hook up your laptop to the City's projector can also be provided. You are required to submit to the City Clerk a printed copy of your presentation for the record. Please check in with the City Clerk before the meeting begins to announce your presence and turn in the printed copy. The Mayor will announce when the public comment period is closed, and thereafter, no further public comments will be heard by the Council. TO SPEAK ON SUBJECTS NOT LISTED ON THE AGENDA Under Agenda item, “COMMUNITY FORUM”, the Mayor will call for anyone from the audience having business with the Council to: Please approach the lectern and be recognized Give your name and address (not required) State the nature of your business
This is the time items not on the Agenda may be brought to the Council’s attention. A maximum of 30 minutes will be allowed for Community Forum (unless changed by the Council).


Staff Reports / Attachments
A-1 Alvord Field Project Award.pdf   56.03 kb.Download
  A-1 Alvord Field Project Award.pdf
A-1Att - Alvord Field Att. 1.pdf   26.38 kb.Download
  A-1Att - Alvord Field Att. 1.pdf
A-1Att - Alvord Field Att. 2.pdf   54.45 kb.Download
  A-1Att - Alvord Field Att. 2.pdf
A-2 - Transit Passes.pdf   57.34 kb.Download
  A-2 - Transit Passes.pdf
B-1 - Wal-Mart EIR process.pdf   3.86 mb.Download
  B-1 - Wal-Mart EIR process.pdf
B-2 - Storm Water Mgmt Plan Update.pdf   259.35 kb.Download
  B-2 - Storm Water Mgmt Plan Update.pdf
B-2Att - Att A.pdf   300.76 kb.Download
  B-2Att - Att A.pdf
B-2Att - Att B.pdf   152.49 kb.Download
  B-2Att - Att B.pdf
B-2Att - Att C.pdf   4.88 mb.Download
  B-2Att - Att C.pdf
B-2Att - Att D.pdf   131.33 kb.Download
  B-2Att - Att D.pdf
C-1 - SLOTBID.pdf   60.9 kb.Download
  C-1 - SLOTBID.pdf
C-1Att - BID Draft Reso.pdf   9.63 kb.Download
  C-1Att - BID Draft Reso.pdf
C-1Att - DRAFT BID.pdf   49.77 kb.Download
  C-1Att - DRAFT BID.pdf
E-5a - Commission Attendance.pdf   84.92 kb.Download
  E-5a - Commission Attendance.pdf