GROVER BEACH CITY COUNCIL
GROVER BEACH CITY HALL - COUNCIL CHAMBER
154 SOUTH EIGHTH STREET
GROVER BEACH, CALIFORNIA
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2018, 6:00 PM
Next Resolution No. 18-XX Next Ordinance No. 18-XX
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CALL TO ORDER
MOMENT OF SILENCE
ROLL CALL Council Members Barbara Nicolls, Debbie Peterson, and Mariam Shah,
Mayor Pro Tem Jeff Lee, and Mayor John Shoals.
CLOSED SESSION ANNOUNCEMENTS
On Monday, February 5, 2018 after meeting in Closed Session regarding:
1. Conference with Labor Negotiators
Pursuant to Government Code Section 54957.6.
Agency Negotiator(s): City Manager Matthew Bronson, Special Counsel
Che Johnson, Administrative Services Director Gayla Chapman, Assistant Administrative Services Director Eve Byrd, and Management Analyst-Human Resources Karla Mattocks (May include all or some of the above)
Employee Group(s): All employee groups
(Represented: General Employees - (SEIU) Service Employees International Union, Local 620, Grover Beach Police Officers’ Association (GBPOA); and Unrepresented: Executive Management, Grover Beach Police Management and Confidential Employees Association (GBPM&CEA), Management & Confidential Employees, and Part-time Employees)
the City Council reconvened into open session, and announced there were no reportable actions taken.
At this time the City Council will review the order of business to be conducted and receive requests for, or make announcements regarding, any change(s) in the order of the day. The Council should by motion adopt the agenda as presented or as revised.
None at this time.
Any member of the public may address the Council for a period not to exceed three minutes total on any item of interest within the jurisdiction of this Council. The Council will listen to all communications; however, in compliance with the Brown Act, the Council cannot act on items not on the agenda.
The following routine items listed below are scheduled for consideration as a group. Recommendations for each item are noted in parentheses. Members of the audience may speak on any item(s) listed on the Consent Agenda. Any Council Member, the City Attorney, or the City Manager may request that an item be withdrawn from the Consent Agenda to allow for full discussion. Items withdrawn from the Consent Agenda will be heard after the rest of the Consent Agenda is approved. Motion and Vote
1. Treasurer’s Report for the Period January 26 – February 13, 2018.
(Recommended Action: Approve the Treasurer’s Report as submitted.)
2. Treasurer’s Report for the 2016 Streets Bond Account - $8,000,000 (Measure K-14: Grover Beach Street Rehabilitation; Safety Improvement Bond Measure) for the Period January 26 – February 13, 2018.
(Recommended Action: Approve the Treasurer’s Report as submitted.)
3. Treasurer’s Report for the 2017 Streets Bond Account - $15,000,000 (Measure K‑14: Grover Beach Street Rehabilitation; Safety Improvement Bond Measure) for the Period January 26 – February 13, 2018.
Recommended Action: Approve the Treasurer’s Report as submitted.
4. Minutes of City Council Meetings on November 6, 2017 and November 20, 2017.
(Recommended Action: Approved the minutes as submitted or revised.)
5. Introduction and First Reading of Amendments to Article III, Chapter 9 of the Grover Beach Municipal Code Regarding Massage Therapy Regulations – Police Chief Peters. The City Council will consider proposed amendments to the City’s regulations regarding massage establishments and technicians to clarify permitting and operating procedures. Motion and Vote
Recommended Action: Introduce and conduct first reading of the Ordinance to amend the Grover Beach Municipal Code regarding massage therapy regulations and schedule second reading and adoption for the next regularly scheduled City Council meeting.
6. Traffic Safety Improvements – Public Works Director/City Engineer Ray and Police Chief Peters. The City Council will receive information on current traffic conditions, areas of concern, and options to enhance traffic safety for vehicles, pedestrians and cyclists.
Recommended Action: Receive update on traffic safety in the City and potential improvements and provide input and direction to staff.
7. Street Repair Update – Public Works Director/City Engineer Ray. The City Council will receive an update on progress achieved on the maintenance and repair of local city streets as well as upcoming street projects, and provide direction on the selection of streets for the next series of street repair projects.
Recommended Action: Receive an update and provide comments on the status of Measure K-funded street projects, selection of the next streets for improvement, improvements to major roads, and public information efforts related to street improvements.
8. Development Review Study Report – City Manager Bronson. The City Council will receive the final report of a study conducted to evaluate the City’s development review process and identify ways to improve and streamline that process.
Recommended Action: Receive the final report of the development review study and provide input to staff in developing an implementation plan to carry out recommendations in the report.
COUNCIL COMMITTEE REPORTS
This item gives the Mayor and Council Members the opportunity to present reports to the other members regarding committees, commissions, boards, or special projects on which they may be participating.
Economic Vitality Corporation (EVC) Jeff Lee (Alt: Barbara Nicolls)
Integrated Waste Management Authority (IWMA) Jeff Lee (Alt: Debbie Peterson)
Zone Three Advisory Committee Jeff Lee (Alt: Mariam Shah)
Chamber of Commerce - Arroyo Grande & Grover Beach Barbara Nicolls (Alt: Mariam Shah)
South SLO County Sanitation District (SSLOCSD) Barbara Nicolls (Alt: Mariam Shah)
Air Pollution Control District (APCD) Mariam Shah (Alt: Jeff Lee)
Homeless Services Oversight Council (HSOC) Mariam Shah (Alt: Jeff Lee)
Visit San Luis Obispo County Mariam Shah (Alt: Jeff Lee)
Five Cities Fire Joint Powers Authority John Shoals (Alt: Barbara Nicolls)
Regional Groundwater Sustainability Project (RGSP) John Shoals (Alt: Mariam Shah)
SLO Council of Governments / SLO Regional Transit Authority John Shoals (Alt: Mariam Shah)
(SLOCOG / SLORTA)
South County Transit (SCT) John Shoals (Alt: Barbara Nicolls)
SLO Coastal Regional Sediment Management Plan (CRSMP) Debbie Peterson (Alt: Mariam Shah)
SLO County Water Resources Advisory Committee (WRAC) Debbie Peterson (Alt: Jeff Lee)
League of California Cities - Policy Committee Reports and Other League Matters
Channel Counties Division Mariam Shah
Transportation, Communication & Public Works Policy Committee Jeff Lee & Debbie Peterson
Governance, Transparency & Labor Relations Policy Committee Matthew Bronson
This item gives individual Council Members the opportunity to seek consensus for scheduling a specific item on a future agenda, authorizing staff time to provide background information and prepare a staff report for a future agenda, or to comment on Council business, City operations, projects or other items of community interest.
CITY MANAGER’S REPORTS AND COMMENTS
CITY ATTORNEY’S REPORTS AND COMMENTS
It is the intention of the City Council to meet in Closed Session concerning the following item:
1. Conference with Legal Counsel – Anticipated Litigation
Applicants: (Total of three applicants)
Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.7
Closed Session announcement(s): Please note, announcement(s) of any reportable action(s) taken in Closed Session will be made in open session, and repeated at the beginning of the next Regular City Council meeting as this portion of the meeting is not recorded or videotaped.
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Per Resolution No. 17-21, the public portion of City Council meetings will be scheduled to start at 6:00 p.m. and conclude no later than 11:00 p.m. Any open session items remaining on the agenda at 11:00 p.m. that have not been discussed or considered by the City Council will be continued to an adjourned meeting of the City Council (scheduled before the next regular meeting). However, the City Council may choose to continue the meeting past 11:00 p.m. upon a proper motion and a 4/5ths vote in favor of such an action.
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Staff reports or other written materials relating to each item of business referred to on this agenda are available from the City website www.groverbeach.org and on file in the City Clerk’s Office. A public counter copy is available for public inspection and reproduction during normal business hours at City Hall, 154 South 8th Street, Grover Beach, CA. Related materials submitted after distribution of the agenda packet are available in the City Clerk's Office during normal business hours. If you have questions regarding any agenda item, please contact the appropriate City Department. Any writings or documents regarding any item on this agenda, not exempt from public disclosure, provided to a majority of the City Council and distributed subsequent to distribution of the agenda packet will be made available for public inspection in the City Clerk’s Office during normal business hours.
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Note: This agenda was prepared and posted pursuant to Government Code Section 54954.2. This agenda is subject to amendment up to 72 hours prior to the date and time set for the meeting. Please refer to the agenda posted at City Hall for any revisions or call the City Clerk’s Office at (805) 473-4567 for more information.
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The agenda and staff reports are also available on the City’s website: www.groverbeach.org
GROVER BEACH FINANCING AUTHORITY
GROVER BEACH CITY HALL - COUNCIL CHAMBER
154 SOUTH EIGHTH STREET, GROVER BEACH, CALIFORNIA
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2018
(Meeting begins immediately following the Regular City Council Meeting scheduled on this date only if there are items scheduled for discussion.)
Notice of Meeting Cancellation
Notice is Hereby Given that there will be
no meeting of the Grover Beach
Financing Authority on this date.
I hereby certify under penalty of perjury under
the laws of the State of California, that the foregoing
agenda was posted on the City Hall bulletin board
not less than 72 hours prior to this regularly scheduled meeting date.
Donna L. McMahon, City Clerk
Dated: Thurs, February 15, 2018
CITY OF GROVER BEACH
POLICIES AND PROCEDURES FOR CONDUCT AND DECORUM AT COUNCIL MEETINGS
(Pursuant to Resolution No. 07-44, adopted 04-16-07)
1.0 DECORUM AND ORDER – COUNCIL MEMBERS
Council Members shall accord the utmost courtesy to each other, to administrative staff and to the public appearing before the City Council and shall refrain at all times from rude, abusive, and/or derogatory remarks or those that reflect upon a person’s integrity, motives or personality.
2.0 DECORUM AND ORDER – STAFF
2.1 City Manager Responsibilities
The City Manager is responsible for ensuring that members of the administrative staff observe the rules of decorum and order set forth in this Policy.
2.2 Addressing the City Council
Any administrative staff member desiring to address the City Council or members of the public shall first be recognized by the Mayor/Presiding Officer. All remarks shall be addressed to the Mayor/Presiding Officer and not to any individual Council Member or member of the public. Administrative staff members shall accord the utmost courtesy to the City Council, other administrative staff members and the public.
3.0 DECORUM AND ORDER – MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC
3.1 Addressing the City Council
Any member of the public desiring to address the City Council or members of the public shall first be recognized by the Mayor/Presiding Officer at the appropriate place on the agenda. All remarks shall be addressed to the Mayor/Presiding Officer and not to any individual Council Member, member of the administrative staff or member of the public.
3.2 Time limitation for addressing the City Council
Public comment when addressing the City Council shall be generally limited to three (3) minutes per speaker. Depending on the extent of the agenda and the number of persons desiring to speak on an issue, the Mayor/Presiding Officer may, at the beginning of the hearing, set a different time limit for each speaker. Any person may speak for a longer period of time upon approval from the Mayor/Presiding Officer, when deemed necessary, for instance when a person is speaking on behalf of a group, or has a graphic or slide presentation requiring more time.
Any member of the public making personal, impertinent, and slanderous or profane remarks or who becomes boisterous while addressing the City Council, staff or general public or while attending the City Council meeting and refuses to come to order at the direction of the Mayor/Presiding Officer, shall be removed from the Council Chambers by the sergeant-at-arms and may be barred from further attendance before the Council during that meeting. Unauthorized remarks from the audience, stamping of feet, whistles, yells, and similar demonstrations shall not be permitted by the Mayor/Presiding Officer. The Mayor/Presiding Officer may direct the sergeant-at-arms to remove such offenders from the room.1
Aggravated cases shall be prosecuted on appropriate complaint signed by the Mayor/Presiding Officer.
4.0 ENFORCEMENT OF DECORUM
In extreme cases, such as when a meeting is willfully interrupted by a group or groups of persons so as to render the orderly conduct of such meeting unfeasible and order cannot be restored by the removal of individuals as provided for in this Policy, the Mayor/Presiding Officer may order the meeting room cleared and continue in session. Only matters appearing on the agenda may be considered in such a session. Duly accredited representatives of the press or other news media, except those participating in the disturbance, shall be allowed to attend any session held pursuant to this Section. Nothing in this Section shall prohibit the City Council from establishing a procedure for readmitting an individual or individuals not responsible for willfully disturbing the orderly conduct of the meeting.