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In accordance with City Council Resolution No. 2021-073 and the requirements of AB 361, 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 participate in live public comment through the Zoom platform using the link above or by calling 805-538-2888 to listen and provide public comment via phone.

If you wish to comment but not via a live platform, please email 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 email. The 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, December 14, 2021

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

City Council Regular Session:

City Council Closed Session:

6:00 P.M

Immediately Following Regular Session
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.November 23, 2021
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 – November 23, 2021
  • Recommendation: Council approve the November 23, 2021 Draft City Council Regular Meeting Minutes. [City Clerk]

 2.City Council 2022 Meeting Schedule
  • Fiscal Impact: None
  • Recommendation: Council approve the City Council meeting schedule for 2022. [City Manager]
 3.Contract Award General Plan Update Project – Phase 1 Contract (GPA21-0067)

  • Fiscal Impact: Approval of Phase I of the planning consultant services will use $43,016 of budgeted General Funds. The City has budgeted $450,000 for fiscal year 2021-22 and $635,000 for fiscal year 2022-23 to encompass all phases of the General Plan Update. Staff will be continuing to seek grant funding opportunities as an alternative to using General Funds.

  • Recommendation: Council authorize the City Manager to execute a contract with MIG, Inc. to provide planning consultant services for Phase 1 of the preparation of the Atascadero General Plan Update Project. [Community Development]
 4.Virtual Meetings – AB 361 Requirements
  • Fiscal Impact: None

  • Recommendation: Council adopt Draft Resolution making findings consistent with the requirements of AB 361 to continue to allow for the conduct of virtual meetings. [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.)

: (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. 2022 Community Development Block Grant Draft Recommendations
  • Fiscal Impact: Approval of Atascadero’s total 2022 CDBG allocation would result in the estimated revenue and expenditure of $139,465 of CDBG funds

  • Recommendation: Council develop and adopt draft recommendations for the 2022 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds. [Public Works]
Motion and Vote
 2. Urgency Ordinance Adopting Interim Standards for the Implementation of Senate Bill 9

  • Fiscal Impact: None

  • Recommendation: Council adopt an Urgency Ordinance adopting interim standards for the implementation of Senate Bill 9 (Government Code Sections 65852.21 and 66411.7), regarding urban lot splits and urban (second) dwelling units on single-family zoned sites in the City of Atascadero. [Community Development]
Motion and Vote
 3. Community Facilities District 2005-1 – Annexation No. 24

  • Fiscal Impact: Assessments for the Halcon annexation are estimated to be between $2,200 - $2,400 annually beginning in fiscal year 2022-2023, and adjusted each year for inflation.

  • Recommendation: Council:
    1. Conduct the public hearing for the proposed annexation.
    2. Adopt Draft Resolution A; authorizing the territory identified in City Council Resolution 2021-068 to be annexed into Community Facilities District No. 2005-1, authorizing the levy of a special tax and submitting the levy of a special tax to qualified electors.
    3. Direct the City Clerk to conduct a landowner vote of annexation and collect and count the ballots.
    Council to recess until ballots are counted
    4. Adopt Draft Resolution B, declaring the results of a special annexation landowner election for Annexation No. 24, determining the validity of prior proceedings and directing the recording of an amendment to the notice of special tax lien.
    5. Introduce for first 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. 24. [Community Development]
Motion and Vote
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


  a.Conference with Legal Counsel – Anticipated Litigation
Initiation of litigation pursuant to Section 54956.9(d)(4): One case
  b.Conference with Legal Counsel – Existing Litigation
Government Code Sec. 54956.9(d)(1)
Name of Case: Sunderland v. City of Atascadero and Phil Dunsmore
San Luis Obispo Superior Court Case No. 21CVP-0074

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