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12/16/1968City Council Minutes December 2, 1968 Page 10 On motion of Councilman Miller, seconded by Councilman Gallagher, that 733 Higuera Street be granted a 4 1/2" encroachment into the public right -of -way. Motion carried. On motion of Councilman Gallagher, seconded by Councilman Blake, the meeting adjourned. APPROVED: January 6, 1968 . FITZPATRICK CITY CLERK MINUTES REGULAR MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL December 16, 1968 - 7:00 P.M. City Hall Invocation: Rev. Wirth, United Methodist Church Roll Call Present: Emmons Blake, Frank Gallagher, Arthur F. Spring, Donald Q. Miller, Clell W. Whelchel City Staff Present:: R. D. Young, Planning Director; J. H. Fitzpatrick, City Clerk.; H. Johnson, City Attorney; R. D. Miller, Adminis- trative Officer; J. Stockton, Park and Recreation Repre- sentative; D. F. Romero, City Engineer; E. Rodgers, Police Chief; P. Clark, Librarian. On motion of Councilman Gallagher, seconded by Councilman Miller, the minutes of the meeting of November 18, 1968, were approved as corrected. On motion of Councilman Blake, seconded by Councilman Miller, claims against the City for the month of December, 1968, were approved and ordered paid subject-to- the approval of the Administrative Officer. Motion carried. 1. Communication from the Santa Lucia Council, Boy Scouts of America; requesting Council permission to work on a conservation program in the Laguna Lake Park area in cooperation with the Audobon Society and Forestry Service. The major project will consist of removing trash and brush from the area, planting trees and develop- ing a stream and building fishing spots. They would like to start this project with a camporee over the weekend of January 25 -26, 1969. J. Stockton, Park and Recreation Supervisor, reported to the City Council that-the Park and Recreation Commission and the Boy Scouts had gotten together and gone over the program and the Commission recommends to the City Council that the Boy Scouts be granted permission for this project, with the work to be done under the direction of the'Park and Recreation Staff. On motion of Councilman Gallagher, seconded by Councilman Miller, that the request of the Santa Lucia Council of Boy Scouts of America be approved and that they be allowed to hold a campout as requested. Motion carried. 2. Communication from 0. J. Gullickson, Deputy Director of Civil Defense regarding appointment of the following individuals to the Civil Defense Disaster and Advisory Board. [ J 1 i C City Council Minutes December 16, 1968 Page 2 Col. R. W. Green, U. S. Army Capt. Wm. Hogan, U. S. Coast Guard Cola Arnold Frank, U. S. Army Engineer On motion of Councilman Miller, seconded by Councilman Gallagher, the appointments to the Civil Defense and Disaster Advisory Board were made as recommended. Motion carried. 3. Communication from the City Employees Association requesting a' meeting with the City Council regarding Assembly Bill 1228 was continued to January 6, 1968. 4. Communication from the San Luis Garbage Company requesting that they be granted a ten -year contract commencing January 1, 1969, for the collection and disposal-of all garbage refuse and rubbish in the City of San Luis Obispo, in accordance with the terms of the garbage contract. For this privilege the San Luis Garbage Company will pay the City 2 3/4% of gross receipts with a minimum of $1,500 per year. Councilman Blake reported for the City Council Committee that they had gone over the proposed contract with the garbage company's representatives and recommended that the new contract be awarded effective January 1, 1969. On motion of Councilman Miller, seconded by Councilman Gallagher, that the City award the new contract with the San Luis Garbage Company and the Mayor be authorized to sign the contract upon adoption of Ordinance No. 429. Motion carried. On motion of Councilman Miller, seconded by Councilman Gallagher, the following resolution was introduced. Resolution-to. 1893, a resolution of intention to grant a contract for collection of garbage and refuse for ten (10) years commen- cing January 1, 1969. Passed and adopted on the following roll call vote. AYES: Emmons Blake, Frank Gallagher, Arthur F. Spring, Donald Q. Miller, Clell W. Whelchel NOES: None ABSENT: None 29. On motion of Councilman Gallagher, seconded by Councilman Miller, the follow- ing ordinance was introduced for final passage. Ordinance No. 429, an ordinance amending the garbage and refuse disposal ordinance. Passed and adopted on the following roll call vote: AYES: Emmons Blake, Frank Gallagher, Arthur F. Spring, Donald Q. Miller, Clell W. Whelchel NOES: None ABSENT: None 6. At this time the City Council held a public hearing on the request-of Walter B. Roselip to revert to acreage all of Block 24, Phillips Syndicate Addition. R. D. Young, Planning Director, presented to the City Council the recommendation of the Planning Commission that this block be reverted to acreage so that other subdivisions might be accomplished. Mayor Whelchel declared the public hearing open. No one appeared before the City Council. Mayor Whelchel declared the public hearing closed. City Council Minutes December 16, 1968 Page 3 On motion of Councilman Blake, seconded by Councilman Miller, the .following resolu- tion was introduced. Resolution No. 1887, a resolution approving the request of Mr. Walter B. Roselip to revert to acreage Lots 1 - 18, Block 24, Phillips Syndi- cate Addition. Passed and adopted on the following roll call vote-,- AYES: Emmons Blake, Frank Gallagher, Arthur F. Spring, Donald Q. Miller, Clell W. Whelchel NOES: None ABSENT: None R. D. Young stated that in many cases, due to the uses of the lots and the breaking up of the lots that the only way legal lot opening could be accomplished would be through the procedure of reverting the subdivision back to acreage and he requested that the authority to do this be granted to the Planning Commission by the City Council. On motion of Councilman Miller, seconded by Councilman Gallagher, the following resolution was introduced. Resolution No. 1888, a resolution delegating to the City Planning Commission authority to review and approve or disapprove reversion to acreage final maps. Passed and adopted on the.following roll call vote: AYES: Emmons Blake, Frank Gallagher, Arthur F. Spring, Donald Q. Miller, Clell W. Whelchel NOES: None ABSENT: None 14. Communication from Don Good, representing Silver City Mobile Home Lodge, 860 South Higuera Street, requesting that the main ramp be a street type ramp instead of a commercial driveway ramp. This would lessen the dragging of the rear end of the mobile coaches upon entering and leaving the park, and further -that the middle ramp be 40' wide instead of the maximum 30' wide. D. F. Romero, City Engineer, stated he had no objection to this request, but that the Council was the only one who could grant exceptions to the driveway ramp regu- lations. On motion of Councilman Gallagher, seconded by Councilman Miller, that the request of Don Good be granted. Motion carried. On motion of Councilman Blake, seconded by Councilman Gallagher, the Planning Commission was asked to study the lack•of guest parking•in trailer parks and mobile home parks and see if this should be included in the use permit for these develop- ments. Motion carried. 15. R. D. Young, Planning Director, reported on a proposal for lighting the rear of the Mission Mall property and the City bridge over the creek in the Mission Plaza area. He continued that the estimated cost of the project would be approximately $1,700. He further stated that if the Taylor plan was put into effect for the development of the Mission Plaza, then this $1,700 would be lost as the lights would all have to be removed. On motion of Councilman Gallagher, seconded by Councilman Miller, that this matter be continued and that a cost estimate be procured from Pacific Gas and Electric for lighting in the Mission Plaza area. Motion carried, Councilman Blake- voting no. 16. The City Clerk reported that only one bid had been received for towing and hauling abandoned vehicles in the City of San Luis Obispo. City Council Minutes December 16, 1968 Page 4 Bill's Auto Wrecking P. 0. Box 378 Oceano, California $11.75 per vehicle for hauling and dis- posal of vehicles abandoned within the City. The matter was referred to the Police Chief for investigation of bid. i 8. David D. West, Project Director, Division of Delinquency Prevention for the Department of Youth Authority appeared before the City Council and presented the Preliminary Community Survey of youth needs in the City of San Luis Obispo. Mr. West explained the purpose of his investigation and then presented his recom- mendations to the Council. The report was.ordered received and filed and copies sent to the County Coordinating Council. 9. The City Council held a public hearing on the appeal of Charles and William Baker from a denial by the Planning Commission of a requested rezoning from PD R -3 to R -H -S of that- property lying westerly of the Tropicana and Islander student housing complexes. R. D. Young, Planning Director, presented the following reasons from the Planning Commission for denying the rezoning. 1. The applicant's property is located immediately west of the present Tropicana Village near Ramona Avenue and is approximately 5.8 acres in size. 2. Present zoning is PD /R -3 and a preliminary development plan with 82 multiple units and 7 single family dwellings has been approved for the property. The density for that plan being approximately 1 unit per 2,860 sq. ft. The ex- tension of Ramona Drive to provide a through street, and Palomar Avenue, were also an integral part of the plan. 3. The requested R -H -S zoning would permit a density of 1 unit for each 1200 sq. ft. of land area. A use permit would be required for all development and site layout, landscaping, and building design would require approval of the Commis- sion. 4. A number of adjoining property owners spoke in opposition to the proposed R -H -S zoning. It was their opinion that the present student housing develop- ment created traffic and noise problems-and that the R -H -S zone would permit a greater density, thereby increasing these problems. 5. The Commission was of the opinion that the property should be developed in . accordance with the approved preliminary planned development. The density proposed.under the approved plan would be more compatible with adjoining single family development and the surrounding neighborhood densities per- mitted by the R -H district. , William Baker appeared before the City Council on behalf of his appeal for re- zoning from a denial by the Planning Commission. . He stated that the rezoning was requested because under the PD district they were restricted to student housing and that a change to R -H would allow non - students to live in his development. He stated that if the R -H zone were approved, he is planning to improve the streets by putting Ramona Drive through and extending Palomar Drive and Luneta Drive. ' He continued that what he was asking for was to remove the 84 unit dormitory and replace it with about 100 apartments with approximately the same density. He continued that if this change were allowed the City would gain about 1700 ft. of improved street, plus the extension of sewer and water lines in the improved streets. Mr. Hoffman, 65 Broad Street, spoke in favor of the change from student housing.to apartments. City Council Minutes December 16, 1968 Page 5 B. Phaklides, 499 Luneta Drive, opposed the requested rezoning on the basis of traffic, noise and congestion in the area. He feels that the Baker brothers should proceed under the approved planning district. He further requested the City Council to protect the adjacent single family pro- perties from encroachment by high density residential use. Mrs. Gladys Forden, 89 North Broad Street, was opposed to a change in zoning to R -H -S due to the noise and congestion in the area caused by the student'residents of Tropicana and Islander student housing. John Ross, 580 Serrano Drive objected to the appeal by Mr. Baker. He stated that the presentation made to the City Council by Mr. Baker was a different presenta- tion than the one made to the Planning Commission which was denied. Mayor Whelchel stated that all that was being considered at this meeting was the appeal of the Bakers from a denial by the Planning Commission. Roger Bailey, 80 Verde Drive, objected to the appeal and urged denial by the Council of this appeal. Willard Waggoner, 92 Verde Drive, objected to the requested rezoning on the basis that the R -H density would downgrade the adjacent residential properties. Dale Parker, 482 Luneta Drive, objected to the requested rezoning on the basis that the R -H density would downgrade the adjacent residential properties. Mrs.J. Ballard, 81 N. Broad Street, objected to the rezoning on the basis of noise and traffic. Mrs. Forsyth, 524 Serrano Drive, objected to the rezoning as it would be a det- riment to the entire area. W. Baker stated that it was now his plan to withdraw from the requested rezoning to R -H -S, that property facing Luneta Drive and limit that area to single family development. He continued that he felt the opening of Ramona Drive by his organization would help the traffic flow from the area on the south side of Foothill Blvd. Bill Phaklides again objected to the rezoning due to the noise and annoyance caused by the young people living in these developments. Mr. Hoffman, 65 N. Broad, explained to the City Council that the Baker Brothers now supply three busses to move students from the housing area to the college, and that most of the students leave their cars and take the bus to school. Mayor Whelchel declared the public hearing closed. Mayor Whelchel stated that he felt no change had been presented by Baker and felt that the Council should act on the appeal in accordance with the decision of the Planning Commission. He continued that he felt that the original planning district as approved by the City did protect the adjacent property owners -and was opposed to increasing the density on this property. Councilman Blake stated he could see no reason for a change in zoning to allow higher density use on this property. He continued that the planning district is a good use and if the developer wished to amend the development with other uses they have the right to ask for an amendment by the Planning Commission. He stated he would support the denial by the Planning Commission. On motion of Councilman Gallagher, seconded by Councilman Blake, that the appeal be denied and the decision of the Planning Commission upheld. Motion carried. City Council Minutes December 16, 1968 Page 6 10. At this time the City Council held a public hearing on the recommendation'of the Planning Commission to rezone Lots 3 thru 12, Block 2 of the Phillips Syndi- cate Addition from R -1 to R -H -S. R. D.Younng, Planning Director, presented the following reasons from the Planning Commission for recommending this rezoning. 1. The subject property is located adjacent to U. S. Freeway 101 and has frontage on Stafford Street which is terminated by a cul -de -sac. 2. Property to the north is zoned R -1 and is developed for Church use.' The prop- erties contiguous to the west are zoned R -2 and R -H and are developed with multi- family residences 3. The Planning Commission was'of the opinion that the subject property was appropriate for multi - family use and that the R -H zoning would not be in con- flict with the General Plan. However, it was the consensus of the Commission that the "S" classification should be attached to the R -H zone in order to ensure that future development will be designed to be compatible with surround- ing-properties. Mayor Whelchel declared the public hearing open. No one appeared before the City Council. Mayor Whelchel declared the public hearing closed. On motion of Councilman Miller, seconded by Councilman Gallagher, the following ordinance was introduced. Ordinance No. 436, an ordinance rezoning property located on the south side of Stafford Street between abandoned Motley.Street and Highway 101 from R -1 to R -H -S district. Passed to print on the following roll call vote: AYES: Emmons Blake, Frank Gallagher, Arthur F. Spring, Donald Q. Miller, Clell W. Whelchel NOES: None ABSENT: None 9 :45 P.M. Mayor Whelchel declared a recess. 9:55 P.M. meeting recovered with all Councilmen present. 11. At this time the City Council held'a public auction on a parcel of City owned property declared surplus to City needs. The property is located on Howard Street adjacent to 101 Freeway. Mayor Whelchel declared the public auction open. E. Rodgers bid $4,000. No other bids were received. Mayor Whelchel declared the public auction closed. On motion of Councilman Blake, seconded by Councilman Spring, the following ordinance was introduced. Ordinance No. 437, an ordinance confirming the sale of Howard Street property to E. Rodgers. Passed to print on the following roll call vote: AYES: Emmons Blake, Frank Gallagher, Arthur F. Spring, Donald Q. Miller, Clell W. Whelchel NOES: None ABSENT: None City Council Minutes December 16, 1968 Page 7 12. At this time the City Council held a public hearing on the report of the Superintendent of Streets on the cost of sidewalk installation under the provisions of Ordinance No. 257 on the following property. D. E. & M. C. Atkinson $187.00 159 N. Tassajara San Luis Obispo Property owner requested the three year payment option. Mayor Whelchel declared the public hearing open. No one appeared before the City Council. Mayor Whelchel declared the public hearing closed. On motion of Councilman.Spring, seconded-by Councilman Gallagher, the following resolution was introduced. Resolution No. 1889, a resolution confirming costs of sidewalk installation under provisions of Ordinance No. 257. Passed and adopted on the following roll call vote: AYES: Emmons Blake, Frank Gallagher, Arthur F. Spring Donald Q. Miller, Clell W. Whelchel NOES: None ABSENT: None 13. At this time the City Council held a'public hearing'on the report of the, Superintendent of Streets on the cost of sidewalk installation under the provi- sions of the 1911 Improvement Act on the following property. San Luis Coastal Unified School District 1499 San Luis Drive San Luis Obispo Mayor Whelchel declared the public hearing open. No one appeared before the City Council. Mayor Whelchel declared the public.hearing closed. On- motion of Councilman Spring, seconded by Councilman Gallagher, the following resolution was introduced. Resolution No. 1890, a.resolution confirming cost of sidewalk installation under the provisions of the 1911 Improvement Act. Passed and adopted on the following roll call vote: AYES: Emmons Blake, Frank Gallagher, Arthur F. Spring, Donald Q. Miller, Clell W. Whelchel NOES: None ABSENT: None 5. Communication from Roger M. Brown, requesting that the City Council accept the improvements to Flora Street in Sherwood Terrace, Tract No. 375 upon completion.of improvements to City standards. After completion he would then file the necessary bond for the improvement of Carla Court in the same tract. D. F. Romero, City Engineer, stated that he could see no serious objection to the installation, however, there were no precedents for similar action. He explained further that all improvements thus installed have been controlled in accordance with City standards. City Council Minutes December 16, 1968 Page 8 0n motion of Councilman Miller, seconded by Councilman Spring, that the City accept that portion of Flora- Street in Tract No. 375 upon 100° completion of the improve- ments subject to the approval of the City Engineer. Motion carried. 17. Communication from the City-Engineer regarding installation of directional signals in the City to 101 Freeway and Highway 1. D. F. Romero, City Engineer, stated that this installation had been delayed for a ' recommendation from a citizen's group but that no recommendation had been received in the past six months, and urged the City Council to proceed with sign installa- tion for the convenience of motorists. On motion of Councilman Miller, seconded by Councilman Spring that the City Engineer be authorized to install directional signs in the City. Motion carried, Councilman Blake voting no. 18. Communication from the City Engineer requesting that the City Council adopt a resolution requesting the Division of Highways to widen the California Boulevard Bridge over 101 Freeway, to match the improvements made by the City to the westerly side of California Boulevard. On motion of Councilman Blake, seconded by Councilman Gallagher, the following resolution was introduced. Resolution No. 1891, a resolution requesting the Division of Highways to widen California Boulevard Bridge over 101 Freeway. Passed and adopted on the following roll call vote: AYES: Emmons Blake, Frank Gallagher, Arthur F. Spring, Donald Q. Miller, Clell W. Whelchel NOES: None ' ABSENT: None 19. Communication from the City Engineer regarding dumping in the Laguna Lake Park property stating that he has informed all earth moving contractors to cease dumping materials in the Laguna Lake Park area except for clean fill only. He stated it was hi's understanding that the Park and Recreation Commission wanted no additional dumping anywhere in the park except for clean earth fill. D. F. Romero wanted to inform the City Council that if this was true it would take many years to bring the present filled area up to the design grade, since the City and private contractors very seldom have clean fill only.. He continued that since the grading ordinance prohibits the dumping of materials on private property it would be necessary for the Public Works Department to locate an alternate dumping site in the County or to haul surplus materials to the City dump on Edna Road. He therefore requested direction from the Council as to whether it wished him to proceed with the acquisition of a County dumping site. . Communication from the Park and Recreation Commission stating that they had com- plied with the request of the City Council regarding the placing of fill material in the Laguna Lake Park and it was the feeling of the Commission that no additional fill should be allowed in the lake or on the park as they feel that additional fill will change the topography of the area and depart from the master plan for the development of the Laguna Lake Park. Further the Park and Recreation Commission asked that the stockpiling of material along Madonna Road be stopped as it is an open invitation for illegal dumping. The matter was continued to January 6; 1968. 20. Communication from the City Engineer forwarding traffic counts on Madonna Road and Oceanaire Drive which were taken on November 25, 1968. City Council Minutes December 16, 1968 Page 9 D. F. Romero, City Engineer, stated that, based on the traffic counts taken on this intersection it is far short of meeting the total volume for traffic signals and recommended that the City notinstall signals at this time. The communication was ordered received and filed. 21. D. F. Romero, City Engineer, presented for the City Council's consideration the specifications for the demolition of the Madonna Apartments on Monterey Street. He explained the scope of the demolition and the condition in which the land was to be left after demolition. On motion of Councilman Gallagher, seconded by Councilman Miller, the specifications were approved and -the City Engineer was authorized to call for bids. 22. Communication from the City Engineer informing the City Council that the Board of Supervisors have now passed to print an ordinance adopting a plan line along the easterly side of South Higuera Street between Prado Road and the southerly City limits. Therefore he suggested that the City Council pass an ordinance for the setback line for those properties within City jurisdiction between the same limits. On motion of Councilman Gallagher, seconded by Councilman Spring, the following resolution was introduced. Resolution No. 1892, a resolution of intention to establish a setback line along South Higuera Street from Prado Road to the south- erly City limits. Passed to print on the following roll call vote: AYES: Emmons Blake, Frank Gallagher, Arthur F. Spring, Donald Q. Miller, Clell W. Whelchel NOES: None ABSENT: None 23. Communication from the City Engineer forwarding a series of pedestrian counts taken on California Boulevard, Kentucky Street and Hathway Avenue during the latter part of November. D. F. Romero stated that the largest pedestrian count occurs on the easterly side of California Boulevard, but he continued that a good redrock walkway exists.in. the area so that there is no danger to the pedestrians from traffic and it has an all weather access.. He continued that there is some parking on Kentucky-Street with very little curb and gutter and therefore there is no defined walking area. The cars are parked as close to the landscaped yards as possible, so the pedestrians must pass them in the street. He felt that due to the relatively slow vehicular traffic in the area there is very little pedestrian hazard. . There is about the same number of pedestrians-on Hathway as Kentucky but the ped- estrians must walk in the street since the sidewalk area is occupied by landscaping, retaining walls and other obstructions. He felt that a substantial pedestrian hazard exists in the area due to the high speed and large volume of traffic on Hathway Street. Based on this study, the City Engineer recommended that to alleviate the greatest pedestrian hazard the greatest need for sidewalks was on Hathway and that sidewalks should be placed on the easterly and southerly sides of Hathway and the City should proceed with this installation as the first priority, with the easterly side of California Boulevard having second priority. The matter was referred to the Traffic Committee for study and report to the City Council. 1 1 1 City Council Minutes December 16, 1968 Page 10 24. Communication from J. Ries, 645 Higuera Street regarding a claim he filed against the City which was denied by the insurance company for sewer damage to his property. Communication from W. C. Prince, insurance adjuster, to Joe Ries stating that his claim for damage had been denied on the basis that the City had no prior knowledge of the sewer plug or other neglect on the part of the City in the maintenance of the sewer system, and therefore denied the claim. D. F. Romero, City Engineer, explained that the City has had a great deal of pro- blems in the sewer line in the immediate area and has had to clean it at six month intervals approximately. He suggested that the problem could be helped considerably were the City to follow provisions in the Plumbing Code calling for maintenance of grease traps. On motion of Councilman Miller, seconded by Councilman Gallagher, that the claim be returned to the insurance company for re -study based on the new information. Motion carried. On motion of Councilman Gallagher, seconded by Councilman Miller, that the ap- propriate City staff be instructed to inspect the grease traps on Higuera Street. Motion carried. 25. Communication from the State of California, Department of Public Health, re- declaring Monterey, San Benito, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara and Ventura Counties as a rabies area effective December 2, 1968, was ordered received and filed. 26. Communication from the California Roadside Council regarding proposed changes in Bureau of Public Roads policy was ordered received and filed, on motion of Councilman Miller, seconded by Councilman Gallagher. Motion carried. 27. Consideration by the Council of the approval of the tentative map of Tract ' No. 383 was continued. 28. Communication from the Pacific Gas and Electric Company regarding the under- ground conversion program in the City of San Luis Obispo in accordance with California Public Utilities Commission Decision No. 73078 which makes funds avail- able for this conversion. The matter was referred to the City Council and Planning Commission joint study session in January, 1969. 30. On motion of Councilman Spring, seconded by Councilman Blake, the following bidinance was introduced for final passage. Ordinance No. 432,-in Ordinance of the City of San Luis Obispo approving the annexation to said City of certain un- inhabited territory designated the "Faulstich Annexation." Finally passed on the following roll call vote: AYES: Emmons Blake, Frank Gallagher, Arthur F.'Spring, Donald Q. Miller, C1ell W. Whelchel NOES: None ABSENT: None 31. R. D. Miller, Administrative Officer, presented for the Council's considera- tion suggested specifications for replacement of automotive and contractor's equipment approved in the 1968 -69 Budget. The Administrative Officer was authorized to call for bids. 32. Communication from the Administrative Officer requesting permission to make the annual salary and working conditions survey required by the City Charter, in January, 1969. On motion of Councilman Gallagher, seconded by Councilman Miller, the request was approved. Motion carried. City Council Minutes December 16, 1968 Page 11 On motion of Councilman Gallagher, seconded by Councilman Spring, the following salary step increases were approved: Hammond, Norman R. - Utility Plant Operator I From Step 2 or $480 to Step 3.or $508 Hyer, Arlene A. - Recreation Supervisor From Step 1 or $535 to Step 2 or,$570 Bettiga, James - Maintenance Man II From Step 4 or $535 to Step 5 or $565 Austin, Marjorie E. From Step 1 or $405 Cornell, Marjorie A From Step 1 or $385 Patton, Beverly J. From Step 1 or $405 Harmon, Johnie L. From Step 3 or $652 - Stenographer to Step 2 or $430 - Dispatcher Clerk to Step 2 or $405 - Stenographer to Step 2 or $430 Police Officer to Step 4 or $690 34. R. D. Miller, Administrative Officer, announced the appointment of Sharon A. Brady as stenographer in the Public Works Department effective December 26, 1968, at Step 1 or $405 per month, subject to a one year probationary period. 35. On motion of Councilman Gallagher, seconded by Councilman Spring, the Mayor was authorized to accept and record on behalf of the City a grant deed for street widening on Johnson Avenue from John W. Davis and Ramona R. Davis. 36. At this time the City Council appointed Mrs. Jean Ferrini as a member ofthe Parks and Recreation Commission to complete the term of Mrs. Joan Buckley who resigned. 37. On motion of Councilman Spring, seconded by Councilman Miller, the City staff was authorized to proceed with the negotiations for the acquisition of property from French and Hathway for widening on Johnson Avenue. Motion carried. 38. Communication from L. D. Van Over Construction Company reporting the loss of 20 street barricades with flashing amber lights during the construction of the Chorro Street Sewer Line and asking that the City do what they could to help re- cover these items. The matter was referred to the Police Department for action and answer to the L. D. Van Over Construction Company. 39. Communication from Mrs. Dorothy Slater, 1042 Ritchie Road, Grover City, questioning the Pizza Pantry in San Luis Obispo allowing eighteen year -old girls to visit the establishment while eighteen year -old boys.are not allowed. The City Clerk was asked to write Mrs. Slater and explain this matter. 40. Communication from Manuel Cardoza, Jr., lessee of graze land at the Whale Rock Reservoir, stating that he is not able to pay the full grazing lease on the property and asking the City to buy the fence and corrals on this property. , The matter was referred to the Whale Rock Commission for recommendation of termination of lease. 41. On motion of Mayor Whelchel, seconded by Councilman Gallagher, the following resolution was introduced. Resolution No. 1886; a resoltuion wishing a Merry Christmas to the people of San Luis Obispo.