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Tuesday, September 24, 2013

City Hall
Council Chambers, 4th floor
6500 Palma Avenue, Atascadero, California

City Council Regular Session:
6:00 p.m.
Successor Agency:Immediately following the City Council Regular Session
 PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE:Council Member Fonzi
 ROLL CALL: Mayor O'Malley
Mayor Pro Tem Sturtevant
Council Member Fonzi
Council Member Kelley
Council Member Moreno


1. Energy Awareness Proclamation
 CONSENT CALENDAR:   Motion and Vote
(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.City Council Draft Action Minutes - September 10, 2013
  • Recommendation: Council approve the City Council Draft Action Minutes of September 10, 2013. [City Clerk]

2.Draft Resolution - Directing Staff of the Charles Paddock Zoo to Proceed with the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) Accreditation Process
  • Fiscal Impact: None
  • Recommendation: Council adopt the Draft Resolution directing staff to proceed with the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) Accreditation process. [City Manager]
 UPDATES FROM THE CITY MANAGER: (The City Manager will give an oral report on any current issues of concern to the City Council.)
 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
 PLN 2011-1417 / ZCH 2011-0163 2007 - 2014 Housing Element Implementation of Program and Policies (City of Atascadero)
 Public Comment on Item
 Return to Commission
 Motion and  Vote 
  • Fiscal Impact: There is no projected fiscal impact with the proposed changes to the City's Zoning Ordinance.
  • Recommendations:
Planning Commission Recommends:
1.City Council introduce Draft Ordinance A for first reading, by title only, to approve PLN 2011-1417 (Zone Text Change ZCH 2011-0163), Housing Element Implementation Programs and Residential Code modifications; and,
2.City Council introduce Draft Ordinance B-1 for first reading, by title only, to approve PLN 2011-1417 (Zone Text Change ZCH 2011-0163) approving an emergency shelter ordinance in a site specific location with an optional meal program as a Conditional Use Permit (CUP); and,
The Council has requested the following alternative ordinance be prepared for consideration:
3.City Council introduce Draft Ordinance B-2 for first reading, by title only, to approve PLN 2011-1417 (Zone Text Change ZCH 2011-0163) approving an emergency shelter ordinance in a site specific location and allow for an open meal program as a “by right” use subject to standards within the proposed draft ordinance; and,
Planning Commission Recommends:
4.City Council introduce Draft Ordinance C for first reading, by title only, to approve PLN 2011-1417 (Zone Text Change ZCH 2011-0163), introduction of a Single Room Occupancy Unit (SRO) ordinance.
If the City Council adopts Draft Ordinance B-1, Staff recommends the City Council provide direction on the following items:
5.Direct Staff to utilize city funds for a Conditional Use Permit (CUP) fee for an open meal program if the council adopts draft Ordinance B-1.
6.Direct Staff to allow ECHO to continue the open meals program until a final decision is made on the conditional use permit.
Staff Recommends Council:
7.Specify that the masonry wall at the rear of the ECHO property must be completed within 12-months of the approval of the ordinance.
  Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Funding Reallocations
 Motion and Vote
  • Fiscal Impact: None
  • Recommendations: Council:
  1. Direct staff to eliminate the Community Services Foundation Youth Scholarships award from the 2013 CDBG cycle, and add the City of Atascadero Youth Scholarships 2013 to the CDBG cycle; and,
  2. Direct staff to include the 2012 funding for the North Coutny Adaptive Sports Program in the 2013 CDBG cycle.

 Economic Development Hotspots Council Review and Update
  • Fiscal Impact: The Hot Spot list does not have a direct fiscal impact on the City, but each project on the list has the potential for both positive and negative fiscal impacts depending on how a project is structured. Fiscal decisions on specific projects would require future Council actions at which time actual fiscal impacts would be analyzed.
  • Recommendation: Council give direction on reprioritizing Economic Development Hotspot projects
 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 O'Malley
1. City / Schools Committee
2. County Mayors Round Table
3. Integrated Waste Management Authority (IWMA)
4. SLO Council of Governments (SLOCOG)
5. 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 for Successor 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.