Tuesday, March 4, 2014

 

 

5:00 PM

 

 

 

SPECIAL MEETING

 

 

Council Hearing Room

990 Palm Street

 

 

CALL TO ORDER:              Mayor Jan Marx

 

ROLL CALL:                        Council Members John Ashbaugh, Dan Carpenter, Kathy Smith, Vice Mayor Carlyn Christianson, and Mayor Jan Marx

 

PUBLIC COMMENT ON CLOSED SESSION ITEM

 

 

CLOSED SESSION – Based on the advice from the City Attorney discussion in open session of the following described matters would prejudice the position of the City in anticipated litigation.

 

 

A.           CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL – Anticipated Litigation, Pursuant to Government Code § 54956.9 (d)(2)

 

Consideration of legal issues arising out of location of a public sewer lift station on private property APN 004-511-021

 

 

 

Adjourn to Regular Meeting of March 4, 2014


 

 

6:00 p.m.

 

REGULAR MEETING

 

Council Chamber

990 Palm Street

 

 

CALL TO ORDER:              Mayor Jan Marx

 

ROLL CALL:                        Council Members John Ashbaugh, Dan Carpenter, Kathy Smith, Vice Mayor Carlyn Christianson, and Mayor Jan Marx

 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE: Council Member Ashbaugh

 

CITY ATTORNEY REPORT ON CLOSED SESSION

 

 

PRESENTATIONS

 

 

PROCLAMATION – THE MUSTANG WAY – (MARX – 5 MINUTES)

 

Presentation of a Proclamation to Cal Poly University Associated Students, Inc., recognizing, supporting and endorsing the principles of The Mustang Way.

 

 

 

PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD FOR ITEMS NOT ON THE AGENDA (not to exceed 15 minutes total)

The Council welcomes your input.  You may address the Council by completing a speaker slip and giving it to the City Clerk prior to the meeting.  At this time, you may address the Council on items that are not on the agenda.  Time limit is three minutes.  State law does not allow the Council to discuss or take action on issues not on the agenda, except that members of the Council or staff may briefly respond to statements made or questions posed by persons exercising their public testimony rights (Gov. Code Sec. 54954.2).  Staff may be asked to follow up on such items.

 

 

 

 

CONSENT AGENDA

A member of the public may request the Council to pull an item for discussion. Pulled items shall be heard at the close of the Consent Agenda unless a majority of the Council chooses another time. The public may comment on any and all items on the Consent Agenda within the three minute time limit.

 


 

C1.      WAIVE READING IN FULL OF ALL RESOLUTIONS AND ORDINANCES

 

Recommendation

 

Waive reading of all resolutions and ordinances as appropriate.

 

C2.      MINUTES OF THE CITY COUNCIL MEETINGS OF JANUARY 21, 2014, JANUARY 28, 2014, AND FEBRUARY 4, 2014 (MEJIA)

 

Recommendation

 

Waive oral reading and approve the City Council Meetings minutes of the January 14, 2014, January 28, 2014, and February 4, 2014.

 

C3.      Approve agreement with FINANCIAL ADVISOR (PADILLA)

 

Recommendation

 

Approve the agreement with Public Financial Management, Inc. to provide advice and analysis on short and long-term financial issues.

 

C4.      Approve Extension to agreement with chandler asset management (PADILLA)

 

Recommendation

 

Approve the extension to the existing agreement with Chandler Asset Management for Investment Advisor services until November 2014.

 

 

C5.      MARSH STREET PARKING GARAGE LIGHTING REPLACEMENT - SPECIFICATION NO. 91226 (grigsby/mcguire)

 

Recommendation

 

1.    Approve plans and specifications for "Marsh Street Parking Garage Lighting Replacement, Specification No. 91226.”

 

2.    Authorize staff to advertise for bids and authorize the City Manager to award the contract if the lowest responsible bidder is within the Engineer’s Estimate of $104,000.

 

3.    Approve the transfer of $15,000 from the project’s construction management account to the construction account at the time of bid award.


 

C6.      AMEND SCOPE OF WORK WITH JOHNSON AVIATION TO PROVIDE TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE THROUGH ENVIRONMENTAL REVIEW PROCESS AND AIRPORT LAND USE COMMISSION REFERRAL PROCESS FOR THE LAND USE AND CIRCULATION ELEMENTS UPDATE (JOHNSON/MURRY)

 

Recommendation

 

Authorize the Community Development Director to increase the scope of work and execute a contract amendment in an amount not to exceed $80,000 under an existing agreement with Johnson Aviation in order to provide technical assistance during the update of the Land Use and Circulation Elements.

 

 

 

PUBLIC HEARINGS

 

 

PH1.   appeal of tree committee decision to ALLOW tree removal at 1570 PENNY LANE - resolution (GRIGSBY/LYNCH/COMBS – 45 MINUTES)

 

Tree Committee Recommendation

 

Adopt a resolution entitled “A resolution of the City Council of the City of San Luis Obispo, California, denying an appeal of the Tree Committee decision to approve tree removal Requests At 1570 Penny Lane.”

 

PH2.   appeal of tree committee decision to deny a tree removal application at 590 marsh street - RESOLUTION (GRIGSBY/LYNCH/COMBS – 30 MINUTES)

 

Tree Committee and Architectural Review Commission Recommendation

 

Adopt a resolution entitled “A resolution of the City Council of the City of San Luis Obispo, California, denying an appeal to the Tree Committee decision to deny a tree removal request at 590 Marsh Street.”


 

PH3.   REQUEST TO INITIATE AMENDMENTS TO THE ORCUTT AREA SPECIFIC pLAN, INCLUDING ADJUSTMENT OF THE URBAN RESERVE LINE, REZONING OF 3.6 ACRES OF OPEN SPACE TO SINGLE-FAMILY RESIDENTIAL, and reconfiguration of 2.8 acres zoned RESIDENTIAL and park (CITY FILE NO. SPA 95-13) - RESOLUTION (JOHNSON/WATSON/LEVEILLE – 90 MINUTES)

 

Staff Recommendation

 

1.    Adopt a resolution entitled “A resolution of the City Council of the City of San Luis Obispo, California, authorizing initiation of specific plan amendments to the Orcutt Area Specific Plan for the Righetti Ranch Project (SPA 95-13) while maintaining the existing Conservation/Open Space Zoning and preserving the Urban Reserve Line (URL) in the current adopted location.”

 

Planning Commission Recommendation

 

2.    Adopt a resolution entitled “A resolution of the City Council of the City of San Luis Obispo, California, authorizing initiation of specific plan amendments to the Orcutt Area Specific Plan for the Righetti Ranch Project (SPA 95-13) including evaluation and further consideration of adjustment of the Urban Reserve Line (URL) and rezoning of approximately 3.6 acres of Conservation and Open Space Zoning (C-OS) to Single-Family Residential (R-1-SP).”

 

 

 

BUSINESS ITEMS

 

 

B1.      APPROVAL OF FINAL DESIGN AND AUTHORIZATION TO CONCLUDE LEASE NEGOTIATIONS FOR the GARDEN STREET TERRACES PROJECT - resolution (JOHNSON/CODRON/RICCI/L. JOHNSON – 60 MINUTES)

 

Architectural Review Commission Recommendation

 

1.    Adopt a resolution entitled “A resolution of the City Council of the City of San Luis Obispo, California, approving the final design of the Modified Garden Street Terraces Mixed-Use Development Project in the C-D & C-D-H Zones (ARC 124-06; 1119, 1123-1127, 1129-1137 Garden Street and 712, 720, 722, 728, 736, 748 Marsh Street).”


 

2.      Adopt a resolution entitled “A resolution of the City Council of the City of San Luis Obispo, California adopting and ratifying the Memorandum of Agreement between the City of San Luis Obispo and Garden Street SLO Partners L.P. providing for a long term 99 year lease for parking lot #2.”

 

 

COUNCIL LIAISON REPORTS (not to exceed 15 minutes)

Council Members report on conferences or other City activities.  Time limit—3 minutes.

 

COMMUNICATIONS (not to exceed 15 minutes)

At this time, any Council Member or the City Manager may ask a question for clarification, make an announcement, or report briefly on his or her activities.  In addition, subject to Council Policies and Procedures, they may provide a reference to staff or other resources for factual information, request staff to report back to the Council at a subsequent meeting concerning any matter, or take action to direct staff to place a matter of business on a future agenda. (Gov. Code Sec. 54954.2)

 

 

 

 

ADJOURNMENT

 

 

Adjourn to a Closed Session to be held on Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at 3:00 p.m. in the City Council Hearing Room, 990 Palm Street, San Luis Obispo, California.

 

A Special Meeting to discuss Infrastructure Financing Alternatives will begin at 4:00 p.m., and the Regular meeting will commence at 6:00 p.m., in the City Council Chambers, 990 Palm Street, San Luis Obispo, California.

 

 

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