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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://attendee.gotowebinar.com/rt/6139706321275143948.
 
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, May 12, 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 Fonz 
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 – April 28, 2020
  • Recommendation: Council approve the April 28, 2020 Draft City Council Regular and Special Meeting Minutes. [City Clerk]
 2.March 2020 Investment Report
  • Fiscal Impact: None
  • Recommendation: Council receive and file the City Treasurer’s report for quarter ending March 31, 2020. [Administrative Services]
 3.Apple Valley Assessment Districts
  • Fiscal Impact: Annual assessments for 2020/2021 will total $38,500 for road/drainage system maintenance and $63,000 for landscape and lighting maintenance. These amounts will be assessed to the owners of parcels in Apple Valley.
  • Recommendations: Council:
    1. Adopt Draft Resolution A initiating proceedings for the levy and collection of annual assessments for Atascadero Street and Storm Drain Maintenance District No. 01 (Apple Valley) for fiscal year 2020/2021.
    2. Adopt Draft Resolution B accepting and preliminarily approving the Engineer’s Annual Levy Report regarding the Atascadero Street and Storm Drain Maintenance District No. 01 (Apple Valley).
    3. Adopt Draft Resolution C declaring the City’s intention to levy and collect annual assessments within Atascadero Street and Storm Drain Maintenance District No. 01 (Apple Valley) in fiscal year 2020/2021, and to appoint a time and place for the public hearing on these matters.
    4. Adopt Draft Resolution D initiating proceedings for annual levy of assessments for the Atascadero Landscaping and Lighting Maintenance District No. 01 (Apple Valley) for fiscal year 2020/2021 pursuant to the provisions of Part 2 of Division 15 of the California Streets and Highways Code.
    5. Adopt Draft Resolution E for preliminary approval of the Annual Engineer’s Levy Report for the Atascadero Landscaping and Lighting Maintenance District No. 01 (Apple Valley) for fiscal year 2020/2021.
    6. Adopt Draft Resolution F declaring the City’s intention to levy and collect assessments for the Atascadero Landscaping and Lighting Maintenance District No. 01 (Apple Valley) for fiscal year 2020/2021. [Administrative Services]
 4.De Anza Estates Assessment Districts
  • Fiscal Impact: Annual assessments for 2020/2021 will total $30,562 for road/drainage system maintenance and $15,875 for landscape and lighting maintenance. These amounts will be assessed to the owners of parcels in De Anza Estates. The City General Fund will contribute $1,400 for the fiscal year 2020/2021 for half of the maintenance costs of the trails and open space.
  • Recommendations: Council:
    1. Adopt Draft Resolution A initiating proceedings for the levy and collection of annual assessments for Atascadero Street and Storm Drain Maintenance District No. 03 (De Anza Estates) for fiscal year 2020/2021.
    2. Adopt Draft Resolution B accepting and preliminarily approving the Engineer’s Annual Levy Report regarding the Atascadero Street and Storm Drain Maintenance District No. 03 (De Anza Estates).
    3. Adopt Draft Resolution C declaring the City’s intention to levy and collect annual assessments within Atascadero Street and Storm Drain Maintenance District No. 03 (De Anza Estates) in fiscal year 2020/2021, and to appoint a time and place for the public hearing on these matters.
    4. Adopt Draft Resolution D initiating proceedings for annual levy of assessments for the Atascadero Landscaping and Lighting Maintenance District No. 03 (De Anza Estates) for fiscal year 2020/2021 pursuant to the provisions of Part 2 of Division 15 of the California Streets and Highways Code.
    5. Adopt Draft Resolution E for preliminary approval of the Annual Engineer’s Levy Report for the Atascadero Landscaping and Lighting Maintenance District No. 03 (De Anza Estates) for fiscal year 2020/2021.
    6. Adopt Draft Resolution F declaring the City’s intention to levy and collect assessments for the Atascadero Landscaping and Lighting Maintenance District No. 03 (De Anza Estates) for fiscal year 2020/2021. [Administrative Services]
 5.Las Lomas (Woodridge) Assessment Districts
  • Fiscal Impact: Annual assessments for 2020/2021 will total $92,932 for road/drainage system maintenance and $66,049 for landscape and lighting maintenance. These amounts will be assessed to the owners of parcels in Las Lomas (Woodridge). The City General Fund will contribute $1,850 for the fiscal year 2020/2021 for 25% of the maintenance costs of the trails and open space.
  • Recommendations: Council:
    1. Adopt Draft Resolution A initiating proceedings for the levy and collection of annual assessments for Atascadero Street and Storm Drain Maintenance District No. 02 (Woodridge) for fiscal year 2020/2021.
    2. Adopt Draft Resolution B accepting and preliminarily approving the Engineer’s Annual Levy Report regarding the Atascadero Street and Storm Drain Maintenance District No. 02 (Woodridge).
    3. Adopt Draft Resolution C declaring the City’s intention to levy and collect annual assessments within Atascadero Street and Storm Drain Maintenance District No. 02 (Woodridge) in fiscal year 2020/2021, and to appoint a time and place for the public hearing on these matters
    4. Adopt Draft Resolution D initiating proceedings for annual levy of assessments for the Atascadero Landscaping and Lighting Maintenance District No. 02 (Woodridge) for fiscal year 2020/2021 pursuant to the provisions of Part 2 of Division 15 of the California Streets and Highways Code.
    5. Adopt Draft Resolution E for preliminary approval of the Annual Engineer’s Levy Report for the Atascadero Landscaping and Lighting Maintenance District No. 02 (Woodridge) for fiscal year 2020/2021.
    6. Adopt Draft Resolution F declaring the City’s intention to levy and collect assessments for the Atascadero Landscaping and Lighting Maintenance District No. 02 (Woodridge) for fiscal year 2020/2021.[Administrative Services]
 6.2019 General Plan & Housing Element Annual Progress Report
  • Fiscal Impact: None.
  • Recommendation: Council receive and file the 2019 Annual General Plan and Housing Element Progress Report and the 2019 HCD Annual Progress Report. [Community Development]
 7.Cooperation Agreement with the County of San Luis Obispo for Department of Housing and Urban Development Community Development Programs for Fiscal Years 2021 through 2023
  • Fiscal Impact: The Cooperative Agreement will provide continued availability of CDBG funding for CDBG eligible programs in Atascadero over the next three years. The current annual award amount is approximately $140,000, of which 13% will be retained by the County to cover expenses for administrative project oversight, resulting in approximately $122,000 in available funding to the City for CDBG programs.
  • Recommendation: Council approve the Cooperation Agreement with the County of San Luis Obispo for joint participation in the Community Development Block Grant Program, the Home Investment Partnerships Program, and the Emergency Solutions Grant Program for Fiscal Years 2021 through 2023. [Public Works]
 8.Local Roadway Safety Plan
  • Fiscal Impact: Approving recommendations will result in the City receiving grant funding totaling $72,000 from Caltrans and expenditures from the Local Transportation Fund up to $15,000 to cover the 10% local share of participating costs ($8,000) and any costs related to staff time and additional consultant fees (up to $7,000).
  • Recommendations: Council:
    1. Approve the California Department of Transportation grant funding allocation of $72,000 to prepare a Local Roadway Safety Plan (LRSP).
    2. Authorize the Director of Administrative Services to appropriate $15,000 in Local Transportation Funds to fund the local share of participating costs for the LRSP. [Public Works]
 9.Atascadero Tourism Business Improvement District (ATBID) Board Appointment of Four Board Members to Fill Vacancies
  • Fiscal Impact: None
  • Recommendations: Council:
    1. Appoint Lucian Caprau to the ATBID Advisory Board for the vacant position for a term expiring June 30, 2021.
    2. Appoint Patricia Harden, Amar Sohi, and Deana Alexander to the ATBID Advisory Board for terms expiring June 30, 2022. [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 (805) 470-3400, or cityclerk@atascadero.org.)

B.PUBLIC HEARINGS:
 1. Weed Abatement – Hearing of Objections
  • Ex-Parte Communications:
  • Fiscal Impact: None. Costs of the weed abatement program are recovered through the assessments charged to non-compliant parcels that must be abated by the City Contractor. Those property owners who comply with the Municipal Code are not assessed or charged.
  • Recommendations: Council:
    1. Hear all objections to the proposed removal of vegetative growth and/or refuse and allow or overrule any objections.
    2. Authorize the Fire Chief to proceed and perform the work of abatement. [Fire Department]
Motion and Vote
C.MANAGEMENT REPORTS:
 1. Cannabis Regulations Update (CPP 2020-011)
  • Fiscal Impact: None.
  • Recommendation: Council provide staff direction on cannabis activities and regulations. Community Development]
 2. Council Norms and Procedures Consideration of Amendments
  • Fiscal Impact: None
  • Recommendation: Council review and approve an amendment to the Council Norms and Procedures. [City Manager]
D. DISCUSSION ITEM: Discussion of COVID 19 issues including oral updates by Mayor Moreno and City Manager Rickard, questions by City Council, public comment and comments by City Council.
  1. Coronavirus (COVID-19) update – Mayor Moreno
  2. Coronavirus (COVID-19) update – City Manager Rickard
E. 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
F.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
G.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.