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Tuesday, March 24, 2020

City Hall Council Chambers, 4th floor
6500 Palma Avenue, Atascadero, California
(Entrance on Lewis Ave.)

City Council Regular Session:

6:00 P.M.

ROLL CALL:Mayor Moreno
Mayor Pro Tem Bourbeau
Council Member Fonzi
Council Member Funk
Council Member Newsom

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.


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 – March 10, 2020 and March 17, 2020
  • Recommendation: Council approve the March 10, 2020 Draft City Council Meeting Minutes and the March 17, 2020 Draft City Council Special Meeting Minutes. [City Clerk]
 2.February 2020 Accounts Payable and Payroll
  • Fiscal Impact: $2,062,897.06
  • Recommendation: Council approve certified City accounts payable, payroll and payroll vendor checks for February 2020. [Administrative Services]
 3.2020 Pavement Resurfacing Project Construction Award
  • Fiscal Impact: $569,213.00
  • Recommendations: Council:

    1. Award a construction contract for $569,213 to Souza Engineering Contracting, Inc. for the 2020 Pavement Resurfacing Project and the remaining portion of the F-14 Pavement Rehabilitation Project.

    2. Authorize the City Manager to execute a contract with Souza Engineering Contracting, Inc. for $569,213 for the construction of the 2020 Pavement Resurfacing Project and the remaining portion of the F-14 Pavement Rehabilitation Project. [Public Works]

 4.San Anselmo Road (West) Pavement Rehabilitation Construction Award
  • Fiscal Impact: $479,775.00
  • Recommendations: Council:

    1. Award a construction contract for $368,755 to Papich Construction Company, Inc. for the San Anselmo Road (West) Pavement Rehabilitation Project (Project No. C2019R01).

    2. Authorize the City Manager to execute a contract for $368,755 with Papich Construction Company, Inc. to construct the San Anselmo Road (West) Pavement Rehabilitation Project.

    3. Authorize the Director of Administrative Services to allocate an additional $111,000 in Local Transportation Funds to the San Anselmo Road (West) Pavement Rehabilitation Project. [Public Works]
 5. Temporary Change of Cancellation Policy for Facility Rentals
  • Fiscal Impact: Although the City is experiencing significant downturns in facility rental income and recreation income, allowing refunds versus requiring the renters to book another date will only have a slight negative impact on City revenues.
  • Recommendation: Council authorize the City Manager to allow refunds for facility rentals that were cancelled due to concerns regarding COVID-19 Coronavirus. [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.)

1. City Manager Rickard will discuss and request Council direction regarding City actions in response to COVID-19.

(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 (805) 470-3400, or [email protected].)

 1. Results of Voter Opinion Survey on Feasibility of a Potential Future Tax Ballot Measure
  • Fiscal Impact: None.
  • Recommendation: Council receive and file the Revenue Measure Feasibility Survey Summary Report prepared by True North Research. [City Manager]
  •  2. Proposed Sewer Service Rate Increases
  • Fiscal Impact: Approving staff recommendations will generate an estimated $430,000 in additional revenue from sewer service charges collected in FY20/21 over FY19/20 amounts.
  • Recommendations: Council:

    1. Direct staff to administer the Proposition 218 majority protest process and send out notice of the proposed increases to all property owners connected to the municipal sanitary sewer system.

    2. Set a Public Hearing on May 26, 2020 for the City Council’s consideration of the proposed wastewater rate increases.

    3. Approve a budget amendment and authorize the Director of Administrative Services to appropriate $7,500 from the Wastewater Fund for costs related to the Proposition 218 majority protest process. [Public Works]
  • Motion and Vote
  • D. COUNCIL ANNOUNCEMENTS AND COMMITTEE REPORTS: (On their own initiative, Council Members may make a brief announcement or a brief report on their own activities. The following represent standing committees. Informative status reports will be given, as felt necessary):
     Mayor Moreno
    1. City Selection Committee
    2. County Mayors Round Table
    3. Economic Vitality Corporation, Board of Directors (EVC)
    4. SLO Council of Governments (SLOCOG)
    5. SLO Regional Transit Authority (RTA)

    Mayor Pro Tem Bourbeau
    1. City / Schools Committee
    2. City of Atascadero Finance Committee
    3. Integrated Waste Management Authority (IWMA)
    4. SLO County Water Resources Advisory Committee (WRAC)

    Council Member Fonzi
    1. Air Pollution Control District
    2. Atascadero Basin Ground Water Sustainability Agency (GSA)
    3. City of Atascadero Design Review Committee
    4. SLO Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCo)

    Council Member Funk
    1. City of Atascadero Finance Committee
    2. Homeless Services Oversight Council
    3. League of California Cities – Council Liaison

    Council Member Newsom
    1. California Joint Powers Insurance Authority (CJPIA) Board
    2. City / Schools Committee
    3. City of Atascadero Design Review Committee
    4. Visit SLO CAL Advisory Committee
    E. INDIVIDUAL DETERMINATION AND / OR ACTION: (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.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.