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With the reopening of California and removal of meeting capacity restrictions, the City of Atascadero has returned to in-person meetings for City Council. Residents now have the option to attend the meeting in person or to participate remotely.


To participate remotely, residents can livestream the meeting on, on Spectrum cable Channel 20 in Atascadero, and listen live on KPRL Radio 1230AM and 99.3FM. 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
Individuals who wish to provide public comment in person may attend the meeting in the City Council Chambers. Unvaccinated individuals will be required to wear a mask while in the building. Individuals who wish to provide public comment remotely may call 805-538-2888 to listen and provide public comment via phone, or submit written public comments to by 12:00 pm on the day of the meeting. The phone line will open just prior to the start of the closed session meeting and again prior to the start of the meeting. Emailed comments must identify the Agenda Item Number in the subject line of the emailThe comments will be forwarded to the City Council and made a part of the administrative record. If a comment is received after the deadline for submission but before the close of the meeting, the comment will still be included as a part of the administrative record of the meeting but will be forwarded to the City Council the next business dayPlease note, email comments will not be read into the record.
Any member of the public who needs accommodations should contact the City Clerk’s Office at 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.

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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, 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 by appointment during City Hall business hours.


Tuesday, August 10, 2021

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

City Council Closed Session:

City Council Regular Session:

5:00 P.M.

6:00 P.M
 a.Conference with Real Property Negotiators (Govt. Code 54956.8)
Real Property: 6009 Del Rio Road (APN 049141038 – City Property), 2000 Ramona Road (APN 049141039 – City Property), 2455 El Camino Real (APN 049151056 – People Self Help Housing Property), 6105 Olmeda Avenue (APN 029091001 – State of California Property), Atascadero, California, 93422
Agency Negotiator: Rachelle Rickard, City Manager
Negotiating Parties: People Self Help Housing and State of California
Subject of Negotiations: Purchase price and/or terms of payment.
 b.Conference with Labor Negotiators (Govt. Code Sec. 54957.6)
Agency designated representativesRachelle 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

a. July 13, 2021
b. August 10, 2021

Announcement(s) of any reportable action(s) taken in Closed Session that occur(s) after the adjournment of Regular Session will be made at the beginning of the next Regular City Council meeting as Closed Session is not recorded or videotaped.

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

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 – July 13, 2021
  • Recommendation: Council approve the July 13, 2021 Draft City Council Regular Meeting Minutes. [City Clerk]
 2.June 2021 Accounts Payable and Payroll
  • Fiscal Impact: : $2,703,659.29

  • Recommendation: Council approve certified City accounts payable, payroll and payroll vendor checks for June 2021. [Administrative Services]
 3.Designation of Voting Delegate - League of California Cities’ Annual Conference
  • Fiscal Impact: None.

  • Recommendation: Council designate Council Member Funk as the voting delegate for the Annual Business Meeting of the League of California Cities’ Annual Conference in September 2021 and direct the City Clerk to inform the League of the designation. [City Clerk]
Motion and Vote
 4.Approve Final Map for Tract 3141 - Grand Oaks Micro Community (4711 El Camino Real)
  • Fiscal Impact: None.

  • Recommendation: Council adopt Draft Resolution approving Final Map for Tract 3141 and accepting the offer of dedication for a public pedestrian easement on behalf of the public. [Public Works]
 5.Community Facilities District 2005-1 Annexation No. 23
  • Fiscal Impact: None

  • Recommendation: Council adopt on second reading, by title only, Draft Ordinance, authorizing the levy of special taxes in Community Facilities District 2005-1 for certain annexation territory identified as Annexation No. 23. [Community Development]
 6.Mobile and Portable Radio Replacement

  • Fiscal Impact: $480,700.00 of budgeted General Fund Measure D-20 funds.

  • Recommendation: Council authorize the City Manager to execute a contract with Motorola Solutions for a total of $480,700.00 for the purchase of mobile and portable radios for the Police and Fire & Emergency Services Departments. [Information Technology]
 7.Objective Design and Small-Lot Subdivision Standards Project Contract Award

  • Fiscal Impact: $114,705.00 in grant funding.

  • Recommendation: Council authorize the City Manager to execute a contract for $114,705.00 with MIG, Inc. to provide planning consultant services for the preparation of the Objective Design and Small-Lot Subdivision Standards Project. [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
Cascabel Accessory Structure Use Permit (USE 21-0035) Appeal – 5075 Cascabel Road
Motion and Vote 
  • Fiscal Impact: : The proposed project includes construction of accessory structures on the residential property. The City will gain slight increases in property tax from improvements to the property.

  • Recommendations: Council:

  • 1. 
    Adopt Draft Resolution A affirming the Planning Commission’s approval of the Use Permit, subject to findings and conditions of approval.


    2. Adopt Draft Resolution B reversing the Planning Commission’s action and denying the Use Permit subject to findings. [Community Development]
Confirming Cost of Vegetative Growth and/or Refuse Abatement
Motion and Vote 

  • Fiscal ImpactThe City will receive $66,983.19 from the 2021/2022 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]
2021 Sales Tax Measure D-20 Annual Report
Motion and Vote 
  • Fiscal Impact: Distribution of the 2021 Measure D-20 Annual Report is estimated to cost about $5,000 in budgeted General Funds.

  • Recommendation: Council approve the 2021 Sales Tax Measure D-20 Annual Report. [Administrative Services]
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. Regional Economic Action Coalition (REACH)
4. SLO Council of Governments (SLOCOG)
5. SLO Regional Transit Authority (RTA)

Mayor Pro Tem Newsom
1. City / Schools Committee
2. Design Review Committee
3. League of California Cities – Council Liaison
4. Visit SLO CAL Advisory Committee

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

Council Member Dariz
1. Air Pollution Control District
2. California Joint Powers Insurance Authority (CJPIA) Board
3. City of Atascadero Finance Committee

Council Member Funk
1. Atascadero Basin Ground Water Sustainability Agency (GSA)
2. Design Review Committee
3. Homeless Services Oversight Council
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.