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03/05/1974MINUTES ADJOURNED MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL CITY OF SAN LUIS OBISPO, CALIFORNIA March 5, 1974 - 12:10 P.M. City Hall Pledge Roll Call Present: Myron Graham, T. Keith Gurnee, Jesse Norris and Mayor Schwartz Absent: John C. Brown City Staff Present: J. H. Fitzpatrick, City Clerk; R. D. Miller, Administrative Officer; A. J. Shaw, Jr., City Attorney; David Williamson, Assistant Admini- strative Officer; D. Romero, City Engineer; E. L. Rodgers, Police Chief; W. E. Flory, Parks and Recreation Director; Pat Gerety, Associate Planner. 10. Memorandum from the Planning Commission regarding <,. the annexation of a parcel owned by the City at the southeast corner of Los Oscs Valley Road and Madonna Road and recommending that the City Council approve the proposed annexation. This is the proposed fire station site. On motion of Norris, seconded by Graham, the following resolution was introduced: RESOLUTION N0. 2575 (1974 Series) A RESOLUTION OF THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SAN LUIS OBISPO GIVING, NOTICE OF THE PROPOSED ANNEXATION TO THE CITY OF TERRITORY DESIGNATED AS THE "LOS OSOS ROAD - MADONNA ROAD ANNEXATION," AND SETTING A PUBLIC HEARING. Set for public hearing on April I; 1974. Passed and adopted on the following roll call vote: AYES: Jesse Norris, Myron Graham, T. Keith Gurnee and Mayor Schwartz NOES: None ABSENT: John C. Brown II. The City Engineer presented sketches showing various alternatives for improving Meinecke Street between Broad and Chorro Street with sidewalks as requested by the petitioners. Plan A - was for sidewalks on both sides of Meinecke Street with a four -foot sidewalk area on both sides and reduced traffic way. Plan B - was for sidewalks on both sides of Meinecke Street with 6 foot sidewalk areas. Plan C -was a plan with sidewalks on both sides of Meinecke Street with an E foot walkway. Plan D - was with sidewalks on the southerly side of Meinecke Street only and 8 foot walk. City Council Minutes March 5, 1974 Page 2 City Engineer explained the benefits of each plan and recommended that the Council accept alternate B which would be a City standard if trees were not required to be planted in a sidewalk area. If they were required in a sidewalk area, then the sidewalk area should be wider. Councilman Graham stated that he supported alternate A, the four foot sidewalk width, with the property owners to improve the driveway ramps. Councilman Norris stated that he supported alternate B with the possibility of assessing the improvements to the property owners. With no assessment, he felt the City could put in the minimum sidewalk without trees and let the property owners correct their own driveways. Councilman Gurnee stated he supported alternate A with the property owners putting in the driveway improvements, although he felt that the property owners should be shown the four alternates and let them make up their minds as to the type of construction they wished and what contribution they would like to make to the project. Mavor Schwartz felt the City should support alternate B, and not always stay with a substandard width. He felt the property owners should put in the driveway ramps and property owners should also pay for trees under existing street tree planning project of cooperation with the City. On motion of Norris, seconded by Schwartz that the City adopt alternate B, with the property owners paying for driveway modi- fications, and property owners offered to participate in the tree planting behind the sidewalk if they so desired. Motion lost on the following roll call vote: AYES: Norris and Schwartz NOES: Gurnee and Graham On motion of Gurnee, seconded by Graham, that the City adopt alternate A or B with the property owners to pay for driveway improvements with option on street trees and let the property owners decide the contribution. Motion lost on the following roll call vote: AYES: Graham and Gurnee NOES: Norris and Schwartz The matter was continued to the next Council meeting, March IS, when the full Council would be present. 14A) Jim Stockton, Assistant - Director, Parks and Recreation, submitted the following communication: That the subcommittee studying the feasibility of constructing a community building in Meadow Park had through meetings in the area with the residents, through house to house survey, and through discussing the results of these meetings with staff personnel arrived at a decision concerning the immediate building needs. It recommended that a small, multi - purpose building be constructed in Meadow Park. The facilities should include restrooms that served both indoor as well as outdoor activities. _There should-be a large room, 1 1 I� City Council Minutes March 5, 1974 Page 3 1,000 to 1,200 square feet, storage of about.150 square feet and combination room of 150 square feet. The large room should be capable of being divided. into smaller units, with folding.doors. It would be desirable if the large reom.opened.on the hard service patio area where indoor activities could spread out of doors. The subcommittee recommended that the City Council authorize the architect that had been selected to prepare. pre IW nary•pIans..to include floor plan, elevations, types of construction and an estimate of construction costs. 14B) Communication from James H. Maul, AIA submitting architectural service contract for the community recreation facility in Meadow Park. On motion of Norris, seconded by Graham, that the..City Council approve the recommendation of the subcommittee and that the architect be authorized to proceed with the preparation of the necessary preliminary plans and authorize the Mayor to sign a contract with the architect. Motion carried. Councilman Gurnee hoped that in designing the building, more office space might be included to house some of the social service organizations and operations that served this portion of the community. 15) D. Romero, City Engineer, submitted a report from the State Department of Transportation regarding.bike facilities and landscape planning by the State in connection with the Broad Street widening project. He stated that the State was planning graded but not paved shoulders in the rural areas, but was-not making any provisions for bike.lanes within the.City. The State suggested that bike lanes could be provided if the.City wished to eliminate curb side parking. The engineer continued there was a good possibility that the state would provide the tree planting wells if requested by the City, but would not provide the lids or the trees. The City Engineer offered to cont.i:nue negotiating with the State for construction of the wells and locations satisfactory to the various city committees involved in the tree planting. The City Council discussed the letter and comments of the City Engineers and the matter was continued for review of the final plans of the street widening by the Division of Highways. 16) The Council's consideration of the final map of Tract No. 523, The Fig Tree, a condominium subdivision, located at the corner of Morro Street and Peach Street. The City Engineer reported that all the improvements had been installed in accordance with the subdivision map and the subdivision agreement, but that one question continued and this was the allocation for park dedication or fees in lieu of park dedication. Because of the extraordinary high cost of land in the downtown area, the in -lieu fees for this small parcel of land would cost the subdeveloper $6,859.92 for the 10 apartments. It was the. staff's feeling that when the original formula was adopted, the staff, had not an application in a high -value land, and it would appear that park dedication fees approaching $700.00 per unit would be exces= sive. Therefore the. staff recommended that a $.150.00 per unit charge be applied on this development as was .being done on other developments until the staff had had an opportunity to.... study the overall City park needs and modify the amount of money needed for park development. City Council Minutes March 5, 1974 Page 4 Councilman Gurnee disagreed with the staff recommendation and felt that the full price was in accordance with the ordinance. He said that parks must be developed at.high cost in high land value areas to serve the residen ts of the 'se developments, he felt that $150.00 per unit was not a logical cost for park deve- lopment. Councilman Norris stated he was for the arbitrary assessment recommended by. the staff which he felt would be fair to all property owners until the complete study on park needs has been submitted. D. Williamson, Asst. Administrative Officer, suggested that the Council adopt the staff recommendation on an interim basis until the Park Master Plan was completed later. on this fall, where a complete cost breaddown of needs would be available. On motion of Norris, seconded by Graham,.the following Ordinance was introduced: " ORDINANCE NO. 610 (1974 Series) AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF SAN LUIS OBISPO AMENDING THE SUBDIVISION ORDINANCE IN THE MUNI- CIPAL CODE TO LIMIT THE IN LIEU FEES FOR PARK DEDICATION PURPOSES TO A MAXIMUM OF.$150.00 PER DWELLING UNIT UNTIL DECEMBER 31, 1974. Passed and adopted on following roll call vote: Ayes:. Norris, Graham, Mayor Schwartz Noes: Gurnee . Absent: Brown The staff was authorized_to accept park dedication fees of $150.00 per dwelling unit pending the final hear.ing on the adoption of Ordinance 610. On motion of Graham, seconded by Norris, the following Resolution was introduced: RESOLUTION NO. 2571 (1974 Serjes)' A RESOLUTION APPROVING THE FINAL MAP OF TRACT 523, FIGTREE CONDOMINIUMS (KAMM -- VOLNY). Passed and adopted on the following roll call vote: Ayes: Myron Graham, Jesse Norris, Mayor Schwartz Noes: T. Keith Gurnee Absent: John C. Brown CONSENT ITEMS: C -1 Claims against the City of San Luis Obispo for the month of March had payments authorized subject to approval of Admin- istrative Officer. C -2 Council consideration of City Council minutes.of December 3, 10, and 17, 1973 and January 7 and 21, 1974 were approved and corrected. Minutes of December 17, had two minor corrections I I Li 1 C City Council Minutes March 5, 1974 Page 5 C -3 List contract payments and approve. C -4 Communication from Stewart Williams, Show Chairman, Central California Australian Shepherd Fanciers, requesting permission to use a public address system by the operators. C -5 Adopt RESOLUTION NO. 2572 (1974 Series) A RESOLUTI0N INCREASING THE 1973 -74 BUDGET. On motion of Norris; seconded by Graham, that Resolution No. 2572 be adopted. Motion carried, Councilman Brown absent. C -6 Council consideration of a Quitclaim deed from John S. Hickman for street widening purposes on Perkins Lane. Accepted deed and authorized Mayor to record. C -7 Council consideration of a Corporation Quitclaim deed from Maino Const. Co..lnc.,for street wideining purposes on Orcutt Rd. Accepted deed and authorized Mayor to record. C -8 Claim against the City of San Luis Obispo from Gladys L. Lima, 298 Ramona Drive claiming sewage back -up on 2/14/74. Deny claim and refer to insurance carrier. C -9 Request by the San Luis Obispo Acounty Association for the Retarded for permission to sponsor a Strong Bros. Animal Circus, March 20 and 21 at Madonna Road Plaza. Approve request of the County Association for the Retarded to hold the animal show at Madonna Road Plaza. C -10 Council consideration to a resolution authorizing City participation in the State's Abandoned Vehicle Abatement Program. RESOLUTION NO. 2574 (1974 Series) A RESOLUTION OF THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SAN LUIS OBISPO AUTHORIZING THE CITY TO PARTICIPATE IN THE ABANDONED VEHICLE ABATEMENT PROGRAM OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA. Resolution introduced on motion of Norris, seconded by Graham. Motion carried, Councilman Brown absent. C -II Continued consideration of communication from Kathy Scala regarding dumping of trash near 1353 Pismo Street. (Continued from 2/19/74 for staff report.) Continue until receipt of report from Southern Pacific Railroad. Hopefully the City will be able to lease the property. C -12 A resolution making transfers to the golf course account. Adopted on motion of Norris, seconded by Graham. Motion carried, Councilman Brown absent. RESOLUTION NO. 2573 (1974 Series) A RESOLUTION INCREASING THE 1973 -74 BUDGET. Account 400.16 be added to the Utility Tax Budget and be entitled "Golf Course Operation." $10,000.00 appropriated to this account. On motion of Councilman Graham, seconded by Councilman Gurnee, the meeting adjourned to 7:00 A.M. Wednesday, March 7, 1974. APPROVED: June 3, 1974% -mil ,�_H. FV1'PATRICK, CITY CLERK