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Tuesday, February 26, 2013

City Hall
Council Chambers
6907 El Camino Real, Atascadero, California

City Council Regular Session: 6:00 p.m.
City Council / Planning Commission
Special Joint Meeting - Eagle Ranch
During Recess of the City Council Regular Session
ROLL CALL: Mayor O'Malley
Mayor Pro Tem Sturtevant
Council Member Fonzi
Council Member Kelley
Council Member Moreno

  1. Proclamation for "World Spay Day"
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.  Comments made during Community Forum will not be a subject of discussion.  A maximum of 30 minutes will be allowed for Community Forum, unless changed by the Council.  Any members of the public who have questions or need information, may contact the City Clerk’s Office, between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. at 470-3400, or

RECESS:  The Mayor will call a recess for the City Council / Planning Commission Joint Special Meeting on Eagle Ranch

Atascadero City Council
Atascadero Planning Commission

Request to Begin Eagle Ranch
Specific Plan EIR

Tuesday, February 26, 2013, 6:00 P.M.


Atascadero City Hall Council Chambers
6907 El Camino Real, Atascadero, California


  1.  Request to Begin Eagle Ranch Specific Plan EIR Joint City Council & Planning Commission Study Session - PLN 2008-1280 (Eagle Ranch, LLC / RRM Design Group)
    • Fiscal Impact: The applicant is responsible for the cost of the EIR process; there is no fiscal impact to the City.
    • Recommendation: The Atascadero Design Reviw Committee (DRC) recommends: City Council and Planning Commission review the proposed project design and authorize City Staff and the applicant to begin the EIR process with project alternatives.

The City Council will adjourn to its next Regular Session on February 26, 2013, in progress; and the Planning Commission will adjourn to is next Regular Session.

RECONVENE: The Mayor will reconvene the City Council at the conclusion of the City Council / Planning Commission Joint Special Meeting

  1. 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. Historic City Hall Project Bid Award: ACH-15 Landscape / Hardscape
      • Fiscal Impact: $529,010.40 in budgeted City Hall Project Funds including funding from the 2010 bond issue.
      • Recommendations: Council:
        1. Award the bid in the amount of $529,010.40 for the ACH-15 Landscape / Hardscape services for the Historic City Hall Project to G. Sosa Construction, Inc.; and,
        2. Authorize the City Manager to execute a contract with G. Sosa Construction, Inc. in the amount of $ 529,010.40 for the ACH-15 Landscape / Hardscape services for the Historic City Hall Project; and,
        3. Authorize the Director of Public Works to file a Notice of Completion with the County Recorder upon satisfactory completion of the project. [Administrative Services]

    2. California Cultural and Historical Endowment (CCHE) Grant Agreement
      • Fiscal Impact: Increased grant revenues in the amount of $28,850 for fire/life safety, code, and ADA required upgrades of Atascadero's Historic City Hall.
      • Recommendation: Council:
        1. Adopt Draft Resolution approving the grant agreement with California Cultural and Historical Endowment for the Historic City Hall Project; and,
        2. Authorize the Administrative Services Director to execute the grant agreement. [Administrative Services]

    3. Amendment to Planning Commission Terms - Second Reading of Ordinance
      • Fiscal Impact: None.
      • Recommendation:Council adopt on second reading, by title only, the Draft Ordinance, amending Section 2-9.02 of the Atascadero Municipal Code relating to the appointment of Planning Commission Members. [City Manager]
    4. Information Technology Consolidation and Simplification Plan
      • Fiscal Impact: The total fiscal impact is the appropriation of $151,000 in Technology Replacement Funds.
      • Recommendations: Council:
        1. Authorize the Administrative Services Director to appropriate $151,000 in Technology Replacement Funds for the Technology Consolidation and Simplification Plan; and,
        2. Authorize the purchase of $133,258.27 in equipment from Helixstorm for th eTechnology Consolitation and Simplification Plan. [City Manager]
    5. Wastewater Master Plan Update Professional Engineering Services Contract Award (Contract for Professional Services)
      • Fiscal Impact: $118,485.00 of budgeted Wastewater funds.
      • Recommendation: Council authorize the City Manager to execute a contract with Michael K. Nunley and Associates for professional engineering services to update the City's Wastewater and Collection System Master Plans for the amount of $118,485.00. [Public Works]

UPDATES FROM THE CITY MANAGER: (The City Manager will give an oral report on any current issues of concern to the City Council.)

    1. Proposed Aggressive Animal Ordinance
      • Ex Parte Communications:
      • Fiscal Impact: None.
      • Recommendation: Council introduce for first reading, by title only, the draft Ordinance, amending Section 4-1.121 to Chapter 1 of Title 4 of the Atascadero Municipal Code, creating an infraction offense for ownders of menacing and aggressive animals [Police]

(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.)

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

Mayor O'Malley
1. City / Schools Committee
2. County Mayors Round Table
3. Integrated Waste Management Authority (IWMA)
4. League of California Cities - CITIPAC Board Member
5. SLO Council of Governments (SLOCOG)
6. SLO Regional Transit Authority (RTA)

Mayor Pro Tem Sturtevant
1. City / Schools Committee
2. City of Atascadero Finance Committee
3. Community Action Partnership of SLO County
4. League of California Cities -- Council Liason

Council Member Fonzi
1. Air Pollution Control District
2. City of Atascadero Design Review Committee
3. Oversight Board forSuccessor Agency to the Community Redevelopment Agency of Atascadero
4. SLO Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCo) - alternate

Council Member Kelley
1. Atascadero State Hospital Advisory Committee
2. City of Atascadero Design Review Committee
3.Economic Vitality Corporation, Board of Directors (EVC)
4. Homeless Services Oversight Council

Council Member Moreno
1. California Joint Powers Insurance Authority (CJPIA) Board
2. Finance Committee (Chair)
    1. City Council
    2. City Clerk
    3. City Treasurer
    4. City Attorney
    5. City Manager

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.