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Consistent with Executive Order N-29-20 and N-08-21 the City Council Meeting will not be physically open to the public and City Council Members will be teleconferencing into the meeting.


To maximize public safety while still maintaining transparency and public access, the meeting will be live-streamed on, on Spectrum cable Channel 20 in Atascadero, and 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
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 [email protected] by 12:00 pm on the day of the meeting. Such email 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 day. Please 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 [email protected] 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:
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, September 28, 2021

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

City Council Regular Session:

6:00 P.M
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.
 a.September 14, 2021
 1. Employee Recognition
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 – September 14, 2021
  • Recommendation: Council approve the September 14, 2021 Draft City Council Regular Meeting Minutes. [City Clerk]

 2.August 2021 Accounts Payable and Payroll
  • Fiscal Impact: : $3,238,088.52

  • Recommendation: Council approve certified City accounts payable, payroll and payroll vendor checks for August 2021. [Administrative Services]
 3.Wildland Fire Engine Replacement
  • Fiscal Impact: : $447,754.91

  • Recommendation: Council authorize the City Manager to execute a contract with South Coast Fire Equipment, Inc. for a total cost of $447,754.91 to build and deliver a Pierce/International FX3 Type-3 Fire Engine. [Fire Department]
 4.June 2021 Investment Report
  • Fiscal Impact: None.

  • Recommendation: Council receive and file the City Treasurer’s report for quarter ending June 30, 2021. [City Treasurer]
UPDATES FROM THE CITY MANAGER(The City Manager will give an oral report on any current issues of concern to the City Council.)

: (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].)
  Notice of Public Hearing Cancellation:
 1.Ordinance to Amend Title 11, Subdivisions, of the Atascadero Municipal Code Related to Dedications, Tentative Maps, Parcel and Final Maps, and Subdivision Improvement Requirements
 1. AMC Title 9, Chapter 5 Accessory Dwelling Unit Text Amendments
  • Fiscal Impact: None.
  • Recommendation: Council review a series of State law amendments that apply to Accessory Dwelling Units and provide staff direction for text amendments to Atascadero Municipal Code (AMC) Title 9, Chapter 5, Accessory Dwelling units. [Community Development]
 2. Labor Agreements and Salary Schedules for Fiscal Years 2021-2022, 2022- 2023 & 2023-2024
  • Fiscal Impact: For Fiscal Year 2021-2022, it is estimated that these catch-up salary adjustments will cost approximately $1.5 million. Each of the additional years is expected to cost an additional $650,000 - $700,000.
  • Recommendations: Council:
    1. Approve the Memorandum of Understanding for Atascadero Police Association.
    2. Approve the Memorandum of Understanding for Atascadero Professional Firefighters Local 3600.
    3. Approve the Memorandum of Understanding for, MidManagement/Professional Employees.
    4. Approve the Side Letter of Agreement for the Local 620 Service Employees International Union.
    5. Adopt Draft Resolution for Non-Represented Professional and Management Workers and Confidential Employees.
    6. Approve the City Manager Employment Agreement Amendment.
    7. Approve the Salary Schedule for Fiscal Years 2021-2022, 2022-2023, & 2023-2024. [City Manager]
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. 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.