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Tuesday, August 14, 2018

City Hall Council Chambers, 4th floor

6500 Palma Avenue, Atascadero, California

(Entrance on Lewis Ave.)

City Council Closed Session:

5:00 P.M.

City Council Regular Session:

6:00 P.M.







a.Conference with Labor Negotiators (Govt. Code Sec. 54957.6) Agency designated representatives: Rachelle Rickard, City Manager Employee Organizations: Atascadero Professional Firefighters, Local 3600; Atascadero Police Association; Service Employees International Union, Local 620; Mid-Management/Professional Employees; Non- Represented Professional and Management Workers and Confidential Employees







Council Member Bourbeau


Mayor O’Malley


Mayor Pro Tem Fonzi


Council Member Bourbeau


Council Member Moreno


Council Member Sturtevant


Roll Call

Recommendation: Council:


1.Approve this agenda; and

2.Waive the reading in full of all ordinances appearing on this agenda, and the titles of the ordinances will be read aloud by the City Clerk at the first reading, after the motion and before the City Council votes.


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.)    Motion and Vote

1.City Council Draft Action Minutes – July 10, 2018

Recommendation: Council approve the City Council Draft Action Minutes of the July 10, 2018, City Council meeting. [City Clerk]

2.June 2018 Accounts Payable and Payroll

Fiscal Impact: $2,362,379.59

Recommendation: Council approve certified City accounts payable, payroll and payroll vendor checks for June 2018. [Administrative Services]

3. Measure F-14 2018 Rehabilitation Project Construction Award

Fiscal Impact: Total estimated expenditure is $1,876,000 in Sales Tax Measure F-14 Funds.

Recommendations: Council:

1.Award a construction contract for $1,252,633 to Souza Construction, Inc. for the Measure F-14 2018 Rehabilitation Project (Project No. C2017R02).

2.Authorize the City Manager to execute a contract with Souza Construction, Inc. for $1,252,633 for the construction of the Measure F-14 2018 Rehabilitation Project (Project No. C2017R02).

3.Authorize the Director of Public Works to file a Notice of Completion with the County Recorder upon satisfactory completion of the Project. [Public Works]
 Motion and Vote

4.Sanitary Sewer Manhole Appropriations for State Route 41 Pavement Maintenance Project

Fiscal Impact: The authorization to have CalPortland perform the manhole adjustment work in conjunction with Caltran’s State Route 41 Pavement

Maintenance Project is expected to cost $34,475 in unbudgeted Wastewater Funds. A total appropriation of $40,000 is recommended to cover these costs and other inspection and administrative costs required to complete the project.

Recommendations: Council:

1.Authorize CalPortland Construction to perform work to adjust municipal sanitary sewer manholes in conjunction with Caltran’s State Route 41

Pavement Maintenance Project for $34,475.

2.Authorize the Administrative Services Director to appropriate $40,000 from Wastewater Fund reserves for work to adjust municipal sanitary sewer manholes in conjunction with Caltran’s State Route 41 Pavement

Maintenance Project. [Public Works]

5.Formation of Lieutenant Position

Fiscal Impact: The creation of the two Lieutenant positions and the suspension of the Administrative Sergeant and Commander positions is expected to have little to no fiscal impact.

Recommendation: Council concur with minor staffing changes in the Police Department, as recommended by the City Manager. [Police Department]

 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. Cost Confirmation of Vegetative Growth and/or Refuse Abatement

Fiscal Impact: The City will receive $43,690.38 from the 2018/2019 property tax rolls in weed abatement / refuse abatement assessments.

Recommendation: Council adopt Draft Resolution, confirming the cost of

vegetative growth (weeds) and/or refuse (rubbish) abatement. [Fire Department]
 Motion and Vote


1. El Camino Real Downtown Traffic Calming and Corridor Plan Project Update

Fiscal Impact: The Downtown Traffic Calming Study has no direct costs beyond previously approved consultant and staff costs.

Recommendation: Council review alternative layouts for El Camino Real Downtown Traffic Calming and Corridor Plan and direct staff to develop detailed layouts and cross sections of preferred alternative for draft final report. [Public Works]

2. 2017 Annual General Plan Progress Report

Fiscal Impact: None.

Recommendation: Council file report and direct staff to submit the attached 2017 Annual General Plan Progress Report to the State of California. [Community Development]

 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.SLO Council of Governments (SLOCOG)

4.SLO Regional Transit Authority (RTA)

5.Integrated Waste Management Authority (IWMA)

Mayor Pro Tem 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)

4.City of Atascadero Design Review Committee

5.Atascadero Basin Ground Water Sustainability Agency (GSA)

Council Member Bourbeau

1.City of Atascadero Design Review Committee

2.Homeless Services Oversight Council

3.City of Atascadero Finance Committee

4.SLO County Water Resources Advisory Committee (WRAC)

Council Member Moreno

1.California Joint Powers Insurance Authority (CJPIA) Board

2.City of Atascadero Finance Committee (Chair)

3.Economic Vitality Corporation, Board of Directors (EVC)

Council Member Sturtevant

1.City / Schools Committee

2.League of California Cities – Council Liaison


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.

I, Amanda Muther, Deputy City Clerk of the City of Atascadero, declare under penalty of perjury that the foregoing agenda for the August 14, 2018 Regular Session of the Atascadero City Council was posted on August 8, 2018, at the Atascadero City Hall, 6500 Palma Avenue, Atascadero, CA 93422 and was available for public review at that location.

Signed this 8th day of August 2018, at Atascadero, California.

Amanda Muther, Deputy City Clerk

City of Atascadero

City of Atascadero


The City Council meets in regular session on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at 6:00 p.m. Council meetings will be held at the City Hall Council Chambers, 6500 Palma Avenue, Atascadero. Matters are considered by the Council in the order of the printed Agenda. Regular Council meetings are televised live, audio recorded and videotaped for future playback. Charter Communication customers may view the meetings on Charter Cable Channel 20 or via the City’s website at Meetings are also broadcast on radio station KPRL AM 1230. Contact the City Clerk for more information (470-3400).

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, 6500 Palma Avenue, Atascadero, and on our website, 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.

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.


Under Agenda item, “COMMUNITY FORUM”, the Mayor will call for anyone from the audience having business with the Council to approach the lectern and be recognized.

1.Give your name for the record (not required)

2.State the nature of your business.

3.All comments are limited to 3 minutes.

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

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). 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 must be brought to the meeting on a USB drive or CD. 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.

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 (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

The Mayor will announce when the public comment period is closed, and thereafter, no further public comments will be heard by the Council.