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Tuesday, December 9, 2014
6:00 P.M.

City Hall Council Chambers, 4th floor
6500 Palma Avenue, Atascadero, California
(Enter on Lewis Ave.)
 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.  Presentation by Homeless Services Oversight Council (HSOC) of San Luis Obispo County – Welcome Home Kit Drive
  2.  Presentation by Michael Manchak, President & CEO of the Economic Vitality Corporation
 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.)     Motion and Vote
1.  City Council Draft Action Minutes – November 25, 2014
  • Recommendation: Council approve the City Council Draft Action Minutes of November 25, 2014. [City Clerk]

 Motion and Vote

2. City Council 2015 Meeting Schedule
  • Fiscal Impact: None.
  • Recommendations: Council approve the City Council meeting schedule for 2015. [City Manager]
3. Reciting the Fact of the General Municipal Election Held on November 4, 2014
  • Fiscal Impact: None.
  • Recommendations: Council adopt the Draft Resolution, reciting the fact of the General Municipal Election held on November 4, 2014, declaring the result and such other matters as provided by law. [City Clerk]
4. Confirm the Appointment of the Director of Public Works
  • Fiscal Impact: The Director of Public Works/City Engineer starting annual salary of $117,052.20 is included in the Public Works budget for fiscal year 2014-2015
  • Recommendation: Council concur and confirm the appointment of Nick Debar as Director of Public Works/City Engineer. [City Manager]
5. October 2014 Accounts Payable and Payroll
  • Fiscal Impact: $1,665,580.34
  • Recommendation: Council approve certified City accounts payable, payroll and payroll vendor checks for October 2014. [Administrative Services].
6.  Recycling/Green Waste Contract
  • Fiscal Impact: None.
  • Recommendation: Council authorize the City Manager to execute a contract with North San Luis Obispo County Recycling, Inc. (NSLOCR) for the exclusive disposal of curbside recyclable and green waste materials originating within the City limits. [Public Works]

Motion and Vote

  1.  Administration of Oaths of Office – Mayor Tom O’Malley, Council Members Heather Moreno and Brian Sturtevant, along with City Clerk, Marcia McClure Torgerson and City Treasurer, Gere W. Sibbach will be sworn in by Deputy City Clerk Lori Mlynczak.
  1.  Presentation to Outgoing City Treasurer Joe Modica
  1.  Council Appointment of Mayor Pro Tem. The Mayor will accept nominations from the Council Members and will appoint a Mayor Pro Tem. Motion and Vote
 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
  1.  2015 Community Development Block Grants - Draft Recommendations
  • Fiscal Impact: The 2015 allocation is estimated to be $131,714.
  • Recommendation: Council develop and adopt draft funding recommendations for the 2015 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds. [Public Works]

 Motion and Vote

  2.  PLN 2014-1506 - (GPA 2014-0029 / ZCH 2014-0174 / LMG 2014-0013) - General Plan Land Use Element Amendment – Cycle C 2014 - Former Atascadero Library Site - 6850 Morro Road, 6925 & 6907 Atascadero Avenue (County of San Luis Obispo)
  • Fiscal Impact: None.
  • Recommendation:
    Planning Commission Recommends the City Council:
    1. Adopt Resolution A certifying Proposed Negative Declaration 2014-0008; and,
    2. Adopt Resolution B approving General Plan Amendment 2014-0029, changing the General Plan Land Use Designations of the subject lots from Public Facilities (P) and General Commercial (GC) to General Commercial (GC) and High Density Residential (HDR) based on findings; and,
    3. Introduce for first reading, by title only, Draft Ordinance A approving Zone Change 2014-0174, changing the zoning designation of the subject lots from Public (P) and Commercial Professional (CP) to Commercial Retail (CR) and Residential Mulitfamily-20 (RMF-20), based on findings; and,
    4. Adopt Resolution C approving Lot Merger 2014-0013, to merge APN 030-282-033 and APN 030-282-027, based on findings and subject to Conditions of Approval. [Community Development.

 Motion and Vote

  3.  Proposed Anti-Scavenging Ordinance
  • Fiscal Impact: None.
  • Recommendation: Council introduce for first reading, by title only, the Draft Ordinance adding Section 6-4.20 to Chapter 4 of Title 6 of the Atascadero Municipal Code, creating an infraction offense for unauthorized individuals who engage in scavenging activities. [Police]

 Motion and Vote

  1.  Resolution of Support for the Formation of a Separate and Distinct Groundwater Sustainability Agency for the Atascadero Groundwater Basin
  • Fiscal Impact: None.
  • Recommendation: Council adopt the Draft Resolution supporting the formation of a separate and distinct groundwater sustainability agency for the Atascadero Groundwater Basin. [Community Development]

 Motion and Vote

  2.  Dormant Building Permit Program Sunset - Phase 5 – 2014
  • Fiscal Impact: The Dormant Permit Program fees are significantly lower than the City’s current fee schedule. Ending the program is expected to improve City permit revenues and Capital Facility Impact Fees collection.
  • Recommendation: City Council allow Phase 5 of the Dormant Permit Program to expire on December 31, 2014, and adopt Draft Resolution A allowing certain economic development priority project permit applications to remain active for one additional year. [Community Development]

 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 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. League of California Cities -- Council Liason

 Council Member Fonzi
1. Air Pollution Control District
2. Oversight Board for Successor Agency to the Community Redevelopment Agency of Atascadero
3. SLO Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCo)

 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. City of Atascadero Finance Committee (Chair)
3. City of Atascadero Design Review Committee
  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.