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04-13-2021 Special Meeting Agenda Tuesday, April 13, 2021 San Luis Obispo Page 1 Based on the threat of COVID-19 as reflected in the Proclamations of Emergency issued by both the Governor of the State of California, the San Luis Obispo County Emergency Services Director and the City Council of the City of San Luis Obispo as well as the Governor’s Executive Order N-29-20 issued on March 17, 2020, relating to the convening of public meetings in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the City of San Luis Obispo will be holding all public meetings via teleconference. There will be no physical location for the Public to view the meeting. Below are instructions on how to view the meeting remotely and how to leave public comment. Additionally, members of the City Council are allowed to attend the meeting via teleconference and to participate in the meeting to the same extent as if they were present. Using the most rapid means of communication available at this time, members of the public are encouraged to participate in Council meetings in the following ways: 1. Remote Viewing - Members of the public who wish to watch the meeting can view: • View the Webinar (recommended for the best viewing quality): ➢ URL: https://slocity-org.zoom.us/j/92758086887?pwd=cnovYlRueldRemRIRktxNnBzdWFXQT09 ➢ Telephone Attendee: +1 (669) 669-900-6833 Webinar ID: 927 5808 6887; Passcode: 645409 Note: The City utilizes Zoom Webinar for City Council Meetings. All attendees will enter the meeting muted. An Attendee tutorial is available on YouTube; please test your audio settings. • Televised live on Charter Cable Channel 20 • View a livestream of the meeting on the City’s YouTube channel: http://youtube.slo.city 2. Public Comment - The City Council will still be accepting public comment. Public comment can be submitted in the following ways: • Mail or Email Public Comment ➢ Received by 3:00 PM on the day of meeting - Can be submitted via email to emailcouncil@slocity.org or U.S. Mail to City Clerk at 990 Palm St. San Luis Obispo, CA 93401. All emails will be archived/distributed to councilmembers, however, submissions after 3:00 p.m. on the day of the meeting may not be archived/distributed until the following day. Emails will not be read aloud during the meeting. • Verbal Public Comment ➢ In Advance of the Meeting - Call (805) 781-7164; state and spell your name, the agenda item number you are calling about and leave your comment. The verbal comments must be limited to 3 minutes. All voicemails will be forwarded to the Council Members and saved as Agenda Correspondence. Voicemails will not be played during the meeting. ➢ During the meeting – Join the webinar (instructions above). Once public comment for the item you would like to speak on is called, please raise your virtual hand, your name will be called, and your microphone will be unmuted. If you have questions, contact the office of the City Clerk at cityclerk@slocity.org or (805) 781-7100. San Luis Obispo City Council Agenda April 13, 2021 Page 2 5:30 PM SPECIAL MEETING TELECONFERENCE Broadcast via Webinar CALL TO ORDER: Mayor Heidi Harmon ROLL CALL: Council Members Carlyn Christianson, Jan Marx, Andy Pease, Vice Mayor Erica A Stewart, and Mayor Heidi Harmon PRESENTATIONS 1. ADVISORY BODY RECOGNITION (PURRINGTON – 30 MINUTES) The Mayor and City Council will recognize Advisory Body members for their service. PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD FOR ITEMS NOT ON THE AGENDA (Not to exceed 15 minutes total) The Council welcomes your input. 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. PUBLIC HEARING AND BUSINESS ITEMS 2. INTRODUCE AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE SAN LUIS OBISPO MUNICIPAL CODE TO ADD CHAPTER 8.10 (SHOPPING CARTS), AND AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 12.04 (ENCROACHMENTS AND EXCAVATIONS) AND CHAPTER 12.20 (PARK REGULATIONS) (STANWYCK / AVAKIAN / HORN – 90 MINUTES) Recommendation: 1. Introduce an Ordinance entitled, “An Ordinance of the City Council of the City of San Luis Obispo, California, amending Title 8, Health and Safety, of the Municipal Code to add Chapter 8.10 pertaining to the unauthorized removal of shopping carts from retail establishments and to facilitate retrieval of abandoned shopping carts;” and 2. Introduce an Ordinance entitled, “An Ordinance of the City Council of the City of San Luis Obispo, California, amending Chapter 12.04 and Chapter 12.20 of the San Luis Obispo Municipal Code to clarify expressly that tents and similar structures are prohibited encroachments in public parks” consistent with a previously issued clarifying Memorandum; and 3. Based upon input from the Parks and Recreation Commission meeting of April 7, 2021, provide direction to staff on whether, and in what form, to proceed with regulation of child play areas within City parks, including potential limitation of use of designated child play areas based on age or intended purpose of play equipment in the area. San Luis Obispo City Council Agenda April 13, 2021 Page 3 STUDY SESSION ITEMS 3. 2020 URBAN WATER MANAGEMENT PLAN AND WATER SHORTAGE CONTINGENCY PLAN (FLOYD / BOERMAN / METZ – 45 MINUTES) Recommendation: 1. Receive a presentation on the 2020 Urban Water Management Plan and Water Shortage Contingency Plan; and 2. Provide comments and direction to guide final Water Shortage Contingency Plan development. LIAISON REPORTS AND COMMUNICATIO NS (Not to exceed 15 minutes) Council Members report on conferences or other City activities. 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. I n 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 The next Regular City Council Meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, April 20, 2021 at 5:30 p.m., via teleconference. LISTENING ASSISTIVE DEVICES are available for the hearing impaired--please see City Clerk. The City of San Luis Obispo wishes to make all of its public meetings accessible to the public. Upon request, this agenda will be made available in appropriate alternative formats to persons with disabilities. Any person with a disability who requires a modification or accommodation in order to participate in a meeting should direct such request to the City Clerk’s Office at (805) 781-7100 at least 48 hours before the meeting, if possible. Telecommunications Device for the Deaf (805) 781-7410. City Council regular meetings are televised live on Charter Channel 20. Agenda related writings or documents provided to the City Council are available for public inspection in the City Clerk’s Office located at 990 Palm Street, San Luis Obispo, California during normal business hours, and on the City’s website www.slocity.org. Persons with questions concerning any agenda item may call the City Clerk’s Office at (805) 781-7100.