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AGENDA

* COVID-19 NOTICE *
Consistent with Executive Orders N-25-20 and No. N-29-20 from the Executive Department of the State of California and the San Luis Obispo County Health Official’s March 18, 2020 Shelter at Home Order, the City Council Meeting will not be physically open to the public and City Council Members will be teleconferencing into the meeting.

HOW TO OBSERVE THE MEETING:
To maximize public safety while still maintaining transparency and public access, the meeting will be live-streamed on SLO-SPAN.org, on Spectrum cable Channel 20 in Atascadero, and on KPRL Radio 1230AM. The video recording of the meeting will repeat daily on Channel 20 at 1:00 am, 9:00 am, and 6:00 pm and will be available through the City’s website or by visiting
https://slo-span.org/static/meetings-ATASCC.php.
 
HOW TO SUBMIT PUBLIC COMMENT:
Members of the public are highly encouraged to call 805-538-2888 to listen and provide public comment via phone, or submit written public comments to cityclerk@atascadero.org by 5:00 pm on the day of the meeting. Such email comments must identify the Agenda Item Number in the subject line of the email. The comments will be read into the record, with a maximum allowance of 3 minutes per individual comment, subject to the Mayor’s discretion. All comments should be a maximum of 500 words, which corresponds to approximately 3 minutes of speaking time. If a comment is received after the agenda item is heard but before the close of the meeting, the comment will still be included as a part of the record of the meeting but will not be read into the record.
 
AMERICAN DISABILITY ACT ACCOMMODATIONS:
Any member of the public who needs accommodations should contact the City Clerk’s Office at cityclerk@atascadero.org or by calling 805-470-3400 at least 48 hours prior to the meeting or time when services are needed. The City will use their best efforts to provide reasonable accommodations to afford as much accessibility as possible while also maintaining public safety in accordance with the City procedure for resolving reasonable accommodation requests.

City Council agendas and minutes may be viewed on the City's website: www.atascadero.org.
 
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 on our website, www.atascadero.org. 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 by contacting the City Clerk's office. All documents will be available for public inspection during City Hall business hours once City Hall is open to the public following the termination of the Shelter at Home Order.

AGENDA

Tuesday, April 14, 2020

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



City Council Regular Session:



6:00 P.M.



REGULAR SESSION – CALL TO ORDER: 6:00 P.M. 
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE:Council Member Newsom 
ROLL CALL:Mayor Moreno
Mayor Pro Tem Bourbeau
Council Member Fonzi
Council Member Funk
Council Member Newsom

 
APPROVAL OF AGENDA: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.

PRESENTATIONS: None.

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 – March 24, 2020
  • Recommendation: Council approve the March 24, 2020 Draft City Council Meeting Minutes. [City Clerk]
 2.Weed/Refuse Abatement Program
  • Fiscal Impact: The City recovers costs for administering this program through recovery of the cost of abatement, plus a flat fee of $260 plus a percentage charge of 166% administrative fee, which is placed on the San Luis Obispo County Special Tax Assessment for the fiscal year 2020-2021 Tax Roll.
  • Recommendation: Council adopt Draft Resolution, declaring vegetative growth and/or refuse a public nuisance, commencing proceedings for the abatement of said nuisances, and placing all abatement fees on the San Luis Obispo County Special Tax Assessment for the fiscal year 2020-2021 Tax Roll. [Fire Department]
 3.Authorization of Representatives for State Office of Emergency Services
  • Fiscal Impact: The updated resolution will allow the City to be eligible for federal and state financial assistance.
  • Recommendations: Council adopt Draft Resolution Repealing Resolution No. 2017-003 and Updating the Authorization of Certain City Representatives to Execute State Office of Emergency Services Documents for Certain Financial Assistance. [Administrative Services]
 4.Contract Change Order with Bureau Veritas Company for Contract Plan Check Services
  • Fiscal Impact: Authorization of the change order will result in the expenditure of $46,000 in plan check services revenues.
  • Recommendations: Council authorize the City Manager to execute a change order for $46,000 for contract plan check services from $84,000 to $130,000 for the 2019/2020 purchasing contract with Bureau Veritas. [Community Development]

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 (805) 470-3400, or cityclerk@atascadero.org.)

B.PUBLIC HEARINGS:
 1. Urgency Ordinance Authorizing Delay of Transient Occupancy Tax (TOT) and Tourism Business Improvement District (TBID) Assessment Penalties and Interest
  • Fiscal Impact: The fiscal impact of approving the Urgency Ordinance is a temporary reduction in penalties and interest charges attributable to late TOT/ATBID payments in an unknown amount that is dependent on the number of late payments.
  • Recommendation: Council adopt an Urgency Ordinance authorizing the Administrative Services Director to delay penalties and interest for late Transient Occupancy Tax (TOT) and Atascadero Tourism Business Improvement District (ATBID) assessment revenues received for January, February and March 2020 transient lodging services until August 31, 2020. [City Manager]
  • Motion and Vote

  •  2. Urgency Ordinance Affirming Orders of the Emergency Services Director and Public Health Officer
  • Fiscal Impact: The adoption of this Urgency Ordinance would not have a fiscal impact to the City. Enforcement of the Urgency Ordinance would have a financial impact to the City depending upon the extent of enforcement required.
  • Recommendations: Council adopt an Urgency Ordinance of the City Council of the City of Atascadero, California Affirming Orders of The Emergency Services Director and Public Health Officer. [City Attorney]
  • Motion and Vote
  •   
    C.MANAGEMENT REPORTS:
     1. 6th Cycle Housing Element Update (CPP19-0067)
    • Fiscal Impact: None.
    • Recommendations: Council receive an update and provide feedback to staff and the Housing Element Consultant regarding housing opportunity sites and policies for inclusion in the Housing Element Update. [Community Development]
       
    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
    F.ADJOURN
    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.
     
    SPECIAL MEETING – CALL TO ORDER: 6:00 P.M.
     
    COMMUNITY FORUM: This portion of the meeting is reserved for persons wanting to address the Council on this Special Meeting Agenda.
     
    MANAGEMENT REPORTS:
     
       1. Proposed Sewer Service Rate Increases
    • Fiscal Impact: Approving staff recommendations will generate an estimated $400,000 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.  Cancel the Public Hearing on May 26, 2020 for the City Council’s consideration of the proposed wastewater rate increases.
    3. Set a new Public Hearing on June 9, 2020 for the City Council’s consideration of the proposed wastewater rate increases. [Public Works]
     
    B. ADJOURN
     
    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.