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08/17/1953ir-7 L�I 1 1 1 1 Noes: None Absent: None - Resolution No. 1239 (New Series) - A Resolution commending The Board of Supervisors of San. Luis Obispo County was passdd and adopted on motion of Paul W.Davis, seconded by Nels Eeck upon the following roll call vote: Ayes: Nels Beck,,Paul W.Davis, Richard E.Gragg, Kenneth L ^l.Jones, Fred H. Lucksinger Noes: None Absent: None Request of the City Attorney for permission to leave the State was granted by the Council on motion of Nels Beck, seconded by Richard E.Gragg. Communication from the Office of the Rent Stabilizatioh was ordered received and filed on motion of Kenneth W.Jones, seconded by Richard E.Gragg. On motion of Paul W.Davis, seconded by Kenneth W.Jones, the meeting adjourned. Approved this ,Z day of City Clerk Citv Hall, ii:onday August 17, 1953 - 7:30 P.M. The City Council of the City of San Luis Obispo met in regular session; Mayor Fred H.Lucksinger presiding. Present: Nels Beck, Paul W.Davis', Richard E.Gragg, Kenneth W.Jones, Fred H.Lucksinger Absent: None The Minutes of the meeting of August 3, 1953 were approved. Claims against the City for the month of August, 1953 were ordered paid, subject to the approval of the heads of the respective departments and the Mayor. Resolution No. 1240 (New Series) - A Resolution establishing a City Water Resources Committee was passed and adopted on motion of Kenneth W.Jones, seconded by Richard E. Gragg upon the following roll call vote: Ayes: Nels Beck, Paul W.Davis, Richard E.Gragg, Kenneth W.Jones, Fred H.Lucksinger Noes: None Absent: None Mayor Lucksinger appointed the following to be members of the City Water Resource: Committee: Timothy I. O'Reilly, Chairman, rrank Holt, Member Appointments were approved on motion of Nels Beck, seconded by Paul tiJ.Davis. Ordinance No. 385 (New Series) - An Ordinance levying a tax for the current fiscal year 1953 -54, etc. etc. was finally passed on moticn of Paul W.Davis, seconded by Nels Beck upon the following roll call vote: Ayes: Nels Beck, Paul 1d.Davis, Richard E.Gragg, Kenneth v- .Jones, Fred H.Lucksinger Noes: None Absent: None 0133 34 1 Ordinance.No. 386 (New Series) - An Ordinance providing-for the acquisition of certa. real property by the City of San Luis Obispo from J.W. Fisher was finally passed on motion. of Kenneth W.Jones, seconded by Richard E. Gragg upon the following roll call vote: Ayes: Nels Beck, Richard E. Gragg, Kenneth VI.Jones, Fred H. Lucksinger Noes: None Absent: None Abstain fron voting: Paul W.Davis The City Clerk reported the following bids were received on CHORRO STREET BRIDGE WIDENING: 1 - Friant Construction Co. 16,2$7.42 2 - Walter J.Schmid 12,213.12 3 - Owl Triick & Construction Co. 15,$47.10 4 - Hemereck & Easter 14,990.10 5 - Madonna Construction Co. 12,501.$0 6 - O.R.Ochs & Son 132204.66 , 7 - Zuiderweg Construction Co. 17,304.66 City Engineer, Homer Hamlin, recommended that after reviewing all bids, that the bid be awarded to Walter-J.Schmid for $12,213.12; on motion of Paul V!.Davis, seconded by Nels Beck it was moved that the contract be awarded to Walter J.Schmid. Motion carried. The City Clerk reported the following bids were received on "PAINTING CITY RECREATION BUII..DING" : 1 - Howard Clark 1707.00 2 - Harry J.Orvis. 1238.00 3 - G.F.Rhodes 1030.00 The Commissioner of Supplies, Kenneth W.Jones, recommended that the contract be awarded to G.F.Rhodes for $1030.00; on motion of Kenneth W.Jones, seconded by Richard .Gragg, the contract was awarded to G.F. Rhodes. Motion carried. The City Clerk reported the following bids were received on One (1) 1953 - one -half ton Pickup truck: 1 w/0 trade in w /trade in 1942 Ford 1 - Arland Chevrolet Co. $ 1400 plus tax 2 - Standard Motors Co. 1483.52 inc. tax 1333.52 inc. tax 3 - E.H.Thresh & Co. 1448.93 " " No bid Commissioner of Supplies, Kenneth W.Jones, recommended that the bid be awarded to tandard Motors for $1333.52 and trade of 1942 Ford Truck; on motion of Kenneth W.Jones, seconded by Richard E. Gragg, the bid was awarded to Standard Motors. Motion carried. Resolution No. 1241 (New Series) - A Resolution increasing the 1953 -54 Water Budget was passed and adopted on motion of Richard E. Gragg, seconded by Paul W.Davis upon the following roll call vote; Ayes: Nels Beck, Paul W.Davis, Richard E. Gragg, Kenneth W.Jones, Fred H.Lucksinger Noes; None , Absent: None Resolution No. 1242 (New Series) - A Resolution transferring Funds from the 1953 -54 nbudgeted Reserve was passed and adopted on motion of Richard L.Gragg, seconded by Kenneth .Jones upon the following roll call vote: yes: Nels Beck, Paul W. Davis, Richard E.Gragg, Kenneth '"".Jones, Fred H.Lucksinger oes: None bsent: None Resolution No. 1243 (New Series) - A Resolution in creasing the Sewer Capital Outlay get was passed and adopted on motion of Nels Beck, seconded by Kenneth W.Jones upon e following roll call vote: yes: Nels Beck, Richard E. Gragg, Kenneth W. Jones, Fred H.Lucksinger oes: None Absent: Pione Abstain from voting: Paul W.Davis The request of the City Planning Commission and by common consent of the Countil a joint meeting will be held at the City Hall at 7:30 P.M. Thursday, August"20, 1953 to receive the Street & Highway Master Plan from Hahn, Wise & Associates, Planning Con- sultants. At the request of the City Library Board and by common consent of the Council, a joint meeting will be held at the City Hall at 7:30 P.M., Wednesday, August 10, 1953 to discuss a new City Public Library Building. was referred to the Traffic Committee on motion of Kenneth ih'.Jones, seconded by Richard E. Gragg. At this time, the City Council opened the bids for Sale of Surplus Automobile at auction. City Clerk reported no written bids were received. The Mayor then asked if anyone present wanted to bid -- there were no oral bids - The City Clerk was in- strutted to re- advertise for sale and to have an add placed in a more conspicuous position in the newspaper. Mr. Banning Garrett, Chairman of the Citizens Business License Committee, presentE to the Council for their consideration the Proposed Business License Ordinance. Mr. Garrett presented to the Council, his committee and thanked them for the work done on the ordinance. Mr. Garrett then commented on the work of the committee, giving the Council the background on the study made by the committee of the varicus phases of the Proposed License Ordinance. Mayor Lucksinger thanked Mr. Garrett and each member of his committee for their outstanding job done by the committee on the Proposed License Ordinance. Re: Communication from O.R.Ochs & Son relative to request for payment of $2000 for Final Payment on the City Hall Contract; CityEngineer, G.H.Hamlin, recommended to the Council that O.R.Ochs & Son be paid the balance due him on the City Hall Contract. On motion of Paul V;.Davis, seconded by Fred H.Lucksinger, it was moved that O.H.Ochs & Son be paid $2000, balance due on the City Hall Bldg. Contract. Motioncarried. Communication from Wm. Rooney he: Cyclone fence, was ordered received and filed. Mr. W. V. McPeak presented a petition to the City Council regarding surfacing of Old Morro Road and the placing of SLOW or SPEED LIMIT Sign at the entrance of Old Morro Road and Highway No. 1; same was ordered received and filed. Mr.J. Anderson asked the Council whad had happened to the Committee the Council appointed to investir� ate the noises in the vicinity of the Anderson Hotel. Acting Chief of Police, Lawrence Elsea reported that he had contacted the local Garbage Co. and that they promised to cooperate by rearranging their schedule so as to arrive at the hotel area at a later time for garbage pickup. Mr. J.Anderson also protested to the Council that he could not place a non- electrical sign on his hotel for one of his tenants. He stated that this type of sign was 35 E Communications: Communication from Emmett C'Reilly Re: placing a marked crosswalk on Monterey Street was referred to the Traffic Committee on motion of Kaineth W. Jones, seconded by Nels Beck. Communication from the Dept. of Public Works, State of California Re: Overhead Sign at the crest of the Cuesta Grade was ordered received and filed on motion of Kenneth W. Jones, seconded by Richard E. Gragg. Comm. from Rodnev V.Johrison Re: Stop Sign at the intersection of Foothill Blvd. was referred to the Traffic Committee on motion of Kenneth ih'.Jones, seconded by Richard E. Gragg. At this time, the City Council opened the bids for Sale of Surplus Automobile at auction. City Clerk reported no written bids were received. The Mayor then asked if anyone present wanted to bid -- there were no oral bids - The City Clerk was in- strutted to re- advertise for sale and to have an add placed in a more conspicuous position in the newspaper. Mr. Banning Garrett, Chairman of the Citizens Business License Committee, presentE to the Council for their consideration the Proposed Business License Ordinance. Mr. Garrett presented to the Council, his committee and thanked them for the work done on the ordinance. Mr. Garrett then commented on the work of the committee, giving the Council the background on the study made by the committee of the varicus phases of the Proposed License Ordinance. Mayor Lucksinger thanked Mr. Garrett and each member of his committee for their outstanding job done by the committee on the Proposed License Ordinance. Re: Communication from O.R.Ochs & Son relative to request for payment of $2000 for Final Payment on the City Hall Contract; CityEngineer, G.H.Hamlin, recommended to the Council that O.R.Ochs & Son be paid the balance due him on the City Hall Contract. On motion of Paul V;.Davis, seconded by Fred H.Lucksinger, it was moved that O.H.Ochs & Son be paid $2000, balance due on the City Hall Bldg. Contract. Motioncarried. Communication from Wm. Rooney he: Cyclone fence, was ordered received and filed. Mr. W. V. McPeak presented a petition to the City Council regarding surfacing of Old Morro Road and the placing of SLOW or SPEED LIMIT Sign at the entrance of Old Morro Road and Highway No. 1; same was ordered received and filed. Mr.J. Anderson asked the Council whad had happened to the Committee the Council appointed to investir� ate the noises in the vicinity of the Anderson Hotel. Acting Chief of Police, Lawrence Elsea reported that he had contacted the local Garbage Co. and that they promised to cooperate by rearranging their schedule so as to arrive at the hotel area at a later time for garbage pickup. Mr. J.Anderson also protested to the Council that he could not place a non- electrical sign on his hotel for one of his tenants. He stated that this type of sign was 35 E 6 prohibited by Ordinance. This protest regarding the sift was turned over to the Commig� ion of Public 'adorks, Paul W.Davis, with power to act. Communication from Public Administration Service Re: draft contract covering the per- sonnel studies of the municipal service; on motiori of Paul W.Davis, seconded by Nels Beck, the Mayor was authorized to sign contract with the Public Administration Service for classification and salary survey. Communication from Dorothy Babcock relative to grading; road to Terrace Hill; Paul W. avis reported that the City Engineer had been instructed to grade and fill chuck holes as er their request. Comm. from California Highway Commission Re: Resolution relative to policy with relation to procedure in the adoption of routings of Freeways was ordered received and filed on motion of Richard E. Gragg , seconded by Kenneth W.Jones. Communication from The Prudential Ins. Co. Re: refund of 0-00 ( duplicate payment of taxes;) on motion of Nels Beck, seconded by Paul W.D,vis, the refund of $3.00 was authorized. The following Step Increases for employees were presented to the Council for approval: - William H. Le Vier - from Step #1 to :3tep #2 - at 254.00 per month - J. M. McKenzie " a2 to it #3 240.00 " - Sally D.Vgrnon- TM " #1 to " #2 215.00 n motion of Paul 'd.DPvis, seconded by Nels Beck the above increases were granted. The following appointment was approved on motion of Nels Beck, seconded by Paul W. Davis , on a six month's probationary period:- Jerry L. Frederick - Police Officer - effective Aug. 16, 1953 - $ 268.00 per moth On motion of Nels Beck, seconded by Kenneth W.Jones, Robert FiliDponi was hired as janitor for the Police Station, effective August 16, 1953 on a contract basis of $50.00 per month. Resolution No. 1244 (New Series) - A Resolution transferring from the Unbudgeted Reserve was pass--3 and adopted on motion of Nels Beck, seconded by Paul u.Davis upon the eollowinE roll call vote: Ayes: Nels Beck, Paul W.Davis, Richard E. Gragg, Kenneth vd.Jones, Fred H. Lucksinger Voes: None bsent: None The following application for Contractor's License was received and on motion of Paul .Davis, seconded by Kenneth W.Jones, the bond was approved, surety accepted and regis- tration granted: Utah Construction Co. - Class "A" - General Contractor The Merchandising Bond of Frances W.Beaver for Candy Shop at the Andereon Hotel was City Clerk for the month of July, 1953 approved on motion of N -ls Beck, seconded by Paul W. Davis. City Collector " " " " eport The following transfer of licenses were granted: City Bldg. Inspector " r, rf eport of Coral Isle , 958 Monterey St. from James Peoples to Stephen Cattaneo & Marion John. Comet Delivery Service - 695 Higuera St. from B. C. Jones to Donald F. Griffin San Luis The Photo Finishers - 365 Marsh St. fron Wm. B. matter of a business license for J.J. Donovan Hinote to J.A. dba "San Luis Lutz News Agency" 1 was ordered held over to the next meeting, The following reports were ordered received and filed on motion of Nels Beck, seconded Kenneth W.Jones: eport of the City Clerk for the month of July, 1953 eport of the City Collector " " " " eport of the City Bldg. Inspector " r, rf eport of the Police Dept. it n n 1 1 1 The minutes of the meetings of the Board of Library Trustees for July 14, 20th nd 27th, 1953 were ordered received and filed on motion of Paul W.Davis, seconded by nneth W.Jones. Discussion of Council policy of Inspection Fees to be charged to Subdividers for improvements in new Subdivisions, whether to use a percentage of total cost of improve- ments or to have subdivider deposit a fixed amount and then pay additional if' cost of inspection is higher or City to refund if cost of inspection is less. After much dis- cu3sion, the following Resolution was adopted and passed on motion of Paul W. Davis, seconded by Fred H.Lucksinger that all Subdividers be charged 30 of the total cost of im- provements for the cost of inspection. If the inspection cost is less, then the balance will be refunded to the Subdivider. Resoluticn No. 1245 (New Series) - Resolution of Policy Regarding Costs of Sub- division Inspection was passed and adopted upon the following roll call vote: Ayes: Nels Beck, Paul-W.Davis, Richard E.Gragg, Kenneth Vl.Jones, Fred H. Lucksinger Noes: None Absent: None On motion of Paul W.Davis, seconded by Nels Beck the following contract payments were ordered paid: L. E. WEBB CONSTRUCTION CO. - Toro Street Waterline - Estimate #1 L. E. WEBB CONSTRUCTION CO. - Foothill Blvd. Waterline Imp.- ?1 #2 W.?� LYLES CO.- Johnson & Woodbridge Waterlines - Estimate #1 - " #2 - ( Final) W. M. LYLES CO. - Murray Street Waterline - MADONNA CONSTRUCTION - Street Resurfacing Proj B - VALLEY PAVING - Street Resurfacing Proj. A - $ 1791.00 164$.77 1033.20 114.$0 " #2 - 429.30 " #1 - 199$75.72 //1 197178.43 GRANITE CONSTR. CO. - Grand Ave. Street Imp: Proj #20 - Est. #2 HENRY DALESSI - Johnson St. Imp. #18 Est. #2 4,403.09 9,730.98 On motion of Nels Beck, seconded by Kenneth W.Jones, it was moved that the Acting Chief of Police, L. Elsea'ssalary be raised to $419.00 per month, effective August 16, 1953 on a temporary basis, while acting as Chief. Old Business Re: Communication from the Pacific Coast Building Officials Conference was ordered received and filed. Re: Petition of property owners on 1300 Block on Pismo Street was ordered received and fil on motion of Paul W.Davis, seconded by Kenneth W. Jones. Re: Request of George Bushong to erect a fence on the corner of Pacific and Carmel Streets was granted on motion of Paul W.Davis, seconded by Kenneth W.Jones. 1 Re: Request of Chas. Lewelling that the Council amend the Card Table Ordinance to permit them to stay open until 2 A.M. was referred to the City Attorney to prepare an Amendment to the Ordinance on recommendation of Councilman Nels Beck. Re: Request of Park and Recreation Commission for fence at Santa Rosa Park was ordered received and filed on motion of Paul ',V. Davis, seconded by Fred H.Lucksinger. Re: Request of Postmaster Wm. O'Donnell for collection box on the west side of Marsh Street at Morro St. was approved on motion of Nels Beck, seconded by Paul W.Davis and that the parking meter will be removed upon receipt of the collection box. Communication from Maino Construction Co. was held over. Re: Furnishing water on the ROY POWLL PROPERTY, the City Attorney was instructed to pre- pare letter for Council r6lative to this matter, and the City Clerk to notify Mr. Westfall to be at the next Council meeting or to send a representative for the Council's answer 37