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05/06/1974MINUTES REGULAR MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL CITY OF SAN LUIS OBISPO, CALIFORNIA Monday, May 6, 1974 - 7:00 P.M. Council Chambers, City Hall Pledge Roll Call PRESENT: John C. Brown, Myron Graham,T. Keith Gurnee, Jesse Norris, Mayor Kenneth E. Schwartz ABSENT: None Citv Staff PRESENT: J.H. Fitzpatrick, City Clerk; R.D. Miller, Administrative Officer; A.J. Shaw, Jr., City Attorney; David Williamson, Assistant Admini- strative Officer; William Flory, Director of Park and Recreation; R.A. Paul, Water Depart- ment Director; D.F. Romero, City Engineer; Lee Schlobohm, Fire Chief; Robert Strong, Director of Planning and•Building ------------------ ---------------------------------------------- 1. Mayor Schwartz presented Frank Reed, Waste Water Plant Operator, the William H. Hatfield Award for outstanding performance in Waste Water Plant Operation for Management and Advancement of ' Knowledge in the field of Water Pollution Control from the Tri- Counties Water Pollution Control Association. 2. The City Council held a public hearing on the recom- mendation of the Planning Commission to rezone 2211 Broad Street from M, (Manufacturing District), to C -N -S, (Neighborhood Com- mercial Combining District). Robert Strong, Planning Director, presented the City Council the basis for the recommendation of the Planning Commission in rezoning the property from M to C -N -S. He stated the subject property is located at the intersection of South and Broad Streets at 2211 Broad and is currently zoned M. The property is developed with an abandoned service station. The applicant requested rezoning of the subject property from M to C -N uses. The surrounding land uses in- clude residential and office uses in the same block and residential, commercial and church uses in contiguous blocks. The applicant de- sired to rezone the property in conformance with the General Plan to allow the establishment of neighborhood commercial uses on the subject property. He concluded that it was the opinion of the Commission that the requested rezoning would not adversely affect the health, safety and welfare of persons living and working in the vicinity provided that design control was exercised and the use would be in conformance with the objectives of the General Plan. Robert Strong continued that the commission determined that the "S" ' (design control) designation should be added due to possible traffic problems on Broad and South Streets and because of the neighborhood residential and church uses. Mayor Schwartz declared the public hearing open. City Council Minutes May 6, 1974 Page 2 Jerry Holland, applicant, spoke in support of the rezoning applica- tion stating that the existing service station building would be re- modeled with modifications for conversion to a retail liquor store. Rev. Robert Bowers, Minister of the Church of Christ, on South Street ' submitted a letter objecting to the rezoning stating that without the "S" design control- classification they would continue to be opposed to the rezoning, but with the "S" designation of the Planning Commis- sion they felt would allow for better planning at this particular busy intersection. Further, it would give tenants in the neighbor- hood more option in what might be located across the street from their new church building now under construction at 2201 Lawton Street. Mavor Schwartz declared the public hearing closed. The City Council and staff discussed the implication of adding the "S" suffix to the requested rezoning. Councilman Gurnee stated he was in support of keeping the "S" desig- nation of the rezoning for control purposes which would involve the remodeling and modification of an abandoned service station building. Councilman Norris stated that he too was in support of the Planning Commission's recommendation, and he would support the "S" designa- tion. On motion of Councilman Gurnee, seconded by Councilman Norris, the following ordinance was introduced: ORDINANCE NO. 615 (1974 Series), an ordinance amending the official zone map of the City of San Luis Obispo (to rezone 2211 Broad Street). Passed to print on the following roll call vote: AYES: Councilmen Gurnee, Norris, Brown, Graham, and Mayor Schwartz NOES: None ABSENT: None 3. At this time the City Council considered the final passage of ORDINANCE NO. 613. An ordinance of the City of San Luis Obispo repealing certain obsolete and pre - empted sections of the Municipal Code related to trespassing, vehicle parking on private property, abandoned ice boxes, intoxication, drinking in public, and false re- ports to Police Department. Mayor Schwartz declared the public hearing open. No one appeared before the City Council for or against the final passage of the ordinance. Mayo- Schwartz declared the public hearing closed. On motion of Councilman Graham, seconded by Councilman Brown, 1 ORDINANCE NO. 613 was introduced for final passage on the following roll call vote: AYES: Councilmen Grahm, Brown, Gurnee, Norris and Mayor Schwartz NOES: None ABSENT: None City Council Minutes May 6, 1974 Page 3 4. Councilman T. Keith Gurnee brought to the Council's attention that in approving the Final Map of Tract 467, Los Verdes Park. Precise Plan, Phase II and also during the recent Council discussion concerning the establishment of bicycle lanes along Los Osos Valley Road between Phase I and Phase II of Tract 467, it was learned for the first time that Los Osos Valley Road was being constructed approximately 20 feet narrower through the Garden Homes development than anywhere else within the City, in violation of City requirements and standards as well as in violation of County standards. Councilman Gurnee continued that the Precise Plan for Phase II sustained the violation for an additional section of Los Osos Valley Road. He informed the City Council that if they permitted structures to be built within Phase it without correction of this violation, it could be very expensive to the City to later condemn land to correct this problem. He also felt there appeared to be a conflict between the circulation plans of the City and the County concerning the major connection of Los Osos Road from Highway 101 to South Higuera Street and then on out to the airport area. He also felt that ap- proval of Phase II without further consideration of the street widths and the County plan could lead to a..loss of gas tax revenue. He, therefore, urged the City Council to consider complete and thorough staff reports on these problems. David Williamson, Assistant Administrative Officer, submitted a re- port in chronological date order of the road alignment and width for Los Osos Valley Road through Los Verdes Park, or Tract 467, starting with 1961 when the first City General Plan was adopted and showing a road alignment connection Los Osos Valley Road to Higuera Street by a route closely approximating that finally constructed in 1973.. David Williamson reviewed each action to date relative to this ex- tension of Los Osos Valley Road through Tract 467. He concluded in summary that a 64/34 foot section for Los Osos Valley Road had been shown on the street and highway elements of the City's General Plan adopted by the City and County since 1961 through this area. Further, the alighment finally constructed had been shown on Division of High- way plans submitted for City review and approval since 1971. Further, the City General Plan had shown the alignment finally constructed since its adoption in 1973. All presentations, maps, construction plans and agreements have reflected both the alignment and width finally constructed,. Construction of the street section for Unit I was substantially completed as of this date, and plans and maps for Unit 2 were at a final stage for checking. Further, the County staff had agreed to the constructed alignment and would recommend a mod- ification to the.County Select.System maps, thus, the City would be able to expend Gas Tax Revenues on this project. David Williamson, Assistant Administrative Officer, recommended that in his opinion the constructed street section through Los Verdes Park followed long- standing City standards for a frontage road treatment, and fo;lowed the City General Plan and highway agr -eQmenfi He further believed the roadway section was comparable or better than the County standard. Inadequacies which might or might not become significant in the distant future were brought about by the inclusion of bike lanes on this roadway. If traffic at some future time would require the original full lane widths, which was not likely under the present General Plan, several alternates would present themselves: A. Bike lanes might be moved to the frontage roads, B. Curb, gutter and sidewalk could be moved back on each side within the present right -of -way, City Council Minutes May 6, 1974 Page 4 C. The street could be widened on one side or both sides, utilizing the five foot landing area behind the curb on the frontage roads. This, of course, would require approval of the Home Owners Associa- tion and acquisition of a road easement. ' Considering that Buckley Road east of Los Verdes Park was two lanes, and that the adopted City General Plan indicated this road exten- sion at the edge of the urban fence, it would appear unlikely that significant traffic problems would occur on this portion of Los Osos Valley Road due to inadequate lane widths within present life times. Therefore, it was his recommendation that no change in the width or alignment of the already constructed portions in Tract 467 be made. D.F. Romero, City Engineer, submitted a letter from George C. Proto- papas, County Engineer, for the County of San Luis Obispo stating he would recommend to the Board of Supervisors that select system item no. 305 be modified to reflect the alignment proposed by the City of San Luis Obispo for Los Osos Valley Road through Tract 467. However, he felt that it would be in the best interest of the County residents residing in the vicinity of San Luis Obispo County Airport to extend the easterly extension of Los Osos Road further easterly across South Higuera Street and connect, via a curve, to Buckley Road. If the City of San Luis Obispo would consider purchasing the necessary rights - of-way,.he felt the County would consider constructing the necessary road improvements. He felt adequate right -of -way should be provided to allow for the construction, when warranted, of a 12 foot left turning lane, 4 -12 foot travel lanes and 2 -8 foot bike lanes within the City and eight foot bike lanes could also serve as emergency parking lanes. Although, he concluded that approval of the request to modify the , select system was not contingent upon the City providing adequate rights -of -way for left turning traffic, bike lanes, or connections to Buckley Road. Warren Dolezal, stated, as the developer of the Tract, he agreed with the staff's recommendation as presented by the Assistant Administra- tive Officer. Councilman Gurnee, stated he felt that the City Council should require compliance by the developer with the County section with an eight foot bike lane width. Councilman Norris.felt the Council should follow the prior action of the Planning Commission, the City Council, City Engineer and County Engineer and should not change dimensions now, and he would support the recommended staff decision. Councilman Brown, stated he felt that the existing approved road section appeared adequate and felt that it would handle proposed traffic for many years to come. Councilman Graham stated he would rather see eight foot bike lanes, but as the improvements were in, he felt he could live with it and also the Citv residents could live with it for many years to ' come. Mayor Schwartz discussed with the City Engineer the adopted street widths of the City General Plan and County General Plan in this area. He felt the General Plan street width should be more clearly defined, and he would accept the recommendation, although, he felt uncomfortable with five foot bike lanes. City Council Minutes May 6, 1974 Page 5 8:05 P.M., Councilman Norris left the meeting. 7A. D.F. Romero, City Engineer, submitted for the City Council's consideration amendments to the 1973/74 Annual Transportation Claim in the amount of $150,105.10. After discussion with the City Engineer of the rearranged priorities of the 73/74 claim, it was moved by Councilman Gurnee, seconded by Councilman Brown the following resolu- tion was introduced: RESOLUTION NO. 2600 (1974 Series), a resolution of the Council of the City of San Luis Obispo revising the City's 1973/74 annual transportation claim against the local transportation fund of the County of San Luis Obispo to reflect final project status. Passed and adopted on the following roll call vote: AYES: Councilmen Gurnee, Brown, Graham, and Mayor Schwartz NOES: None ABSENT: Councilman Norris 78. D.F. Romero, City Engineer, then presented for the City Council's consideration the 1974/75 Annual Transportation Claim in the amount of $189,710.25 against the local transportation fund of the County of San Luis Obispo. And that $51,147.81 in the Claim was determined to be that portion of Transportation Claim to be On motion of Councilman Norris, seconded by Councilman Brown that the City Council lift the temporary prohibition on con- struction of Phase II, Tract 467. Motion carried. All ayes, Councilman Gurnee voting no. 5. D.F. Romero, City Engineer, submitted a report on the cost of improving the shoulder on the west side of Higuera Street between Creekside and Garden Homes Development. The anticipated repair of the shoulder at a minimum, consisting of paving five feet of width could be accomplished by the City for a cost of ap- proximately $700. A more permanent repair, similar to that being conducted by the County on South Higuera Street beyond the City limits, would call for reconstruction of the shoulder with base and paving approximately eight feet wide, which he felt would cost approximately $2,000. In either event, he felt that the improvement would be lost when the adjacent property was developed and the street was widened. On this basis, he recommended to the City Council that they adopt a minimum improvement to be made for the $700 total cost. On motion of Councilman Brown, seconded by Councilman Graham that the City Council accept the recommendation of the City Engineer for minimal repair of the shoulder for a bicycle path with cost not to exceed $700. Motion carried, all ayes. 6. D.F. Romero, City Engineer, then presented for the Council's consideration the street priority list for 1974/75 fiscal year as reviewed by the City Council and updated as of May 2, 1974. D.F. Romero briefly reviewed the street priority construction priority - for select system streets, reconstruction, over -lays, etc. 1 On motion of Councilman Gurnee, seconded by Councilman Norris that the City Council adopt the street priority list for 1974/75 as amended by the City Council. Motion carried, all ayes, no noes. 8:05 P.M., Councilman Norris left the meeting. 7A. D.F. Romero, City Engineer, submitted for the City Council's consideration amendments to the 1973/74 Annual Transportation Claim in the amount of $150,105.10. After discussion with the City Engineer of the rearranged priorities of the 73/74 claim, it was moved by Councilman Gurnee, seconded by Councilman Brown the following resolu- tion was introduced: RESOLUTION NO. 2600 (1974 Series), a resolution of the Council of the City of San Luis Obispo revising the City's 1973/74 annual transportation claim against the local transportation fund of the County of San Luis Obispo to reflect final project status. Passed and adopted on the following roll call vote: AYES: Councilmen Gurnee, Brown, Graham, and Mayor Schwartz NOES: None ABSENT: Councilman Norris 78. D.F. Romero, City Engineer, then presented for the City Council's consideration the 1974/75 Annual Transportation Claim in the amount of $189,710.25 against the local transportation fund of the County of San Luis Obispo. And that $51,147.81 in the Claim was determined to be that portion of Transportation Claim to be City Council Minutes May 6, 1974 Page 6 used as the City's share of a Transportation Planning Project, and the County of San Luis Obispo was hereby authorized and re- quested to designate said sum to the area Council for the pre- paration of the comprehensive regional transportation plan. On motion of Councilman Gurnee, seconded by Councilman Graham, the following resolution was introduced: RESOLUTION NO. 2601 (1974 Series), a resolution of the Council of the City of San Luis Obispo approving the City's 1974/75 annual transportation claim against the local transportation fund of the County of San Luis Obispo, and designating a portion thereof for planning purposes. Passed and adopted on the following roll call vote: AYES: Councilmen Gurnee, Graham, Brown, and Mayor Schwartz NOES: None ABSENT: Councilman Norris 8:10 P.M. Councilman Norris tool; his place at the Council table. 3. D.F. Romero, City Engineer, submitted a report to the City Council on his department's contact with residents on Meinecke Street to see if the property owners were willing to pay the cost of modification of the driveways to conform to a City proposed and financed curb, gutter and sidewalk project, if the City of- fered three -year financing at 3% interest. He continued the resi- dents were also asked their views regarding a municipal improvement on the north side only with the City paying all costs. He then submitted a summary of the interviews as accomplished by his de- partment. It was the consensus of the interviews of the property owners on Meinecke Street that they did not wish sidewalks on both sides, nor did they wish to pay for modifying their driveways with a three - year 3% payment plan. The Majority of the property owners wished the sidewalk on the north side of Meinecke Street only, with the City paying all costs and no cost by the property owners. D.F. Romero continued that the summary of the interviews showed that the City �!ould be unable to obtain unanimity among property owners, but that the overwhelming majority were not willing to make any financial contribution toward the project. He then concluded that it was his opinion that there were other pro- jects within the community of higher priority than this sidewalk improvement. However, he stated if the Council wished to proceed, he would recommend that the alternate which would provide a six foot sidewalk on the north side of Meinecke Street only be followed. This alternate would imply that the City would bear the cost of modification of the private driveways as it did on Chorro Street. Councilman Graham stated he was in support of the City putting in the sidewalk on one side at the City's expense, and he would go along with the property owners, placing it on the north side. 1 1 u City Council Minutes May 6, 1974 Page 7 Councilman Gurnee also agreed with Councilman Graham's comments stating he felt the City had a moral obligation to put in side- walks after the ones placed by the property owners were removed by the City. He too agreed with the sidewalk on the north side ' of Meinecke only. Councilman Norris felt the City should move on to other items of much more importance to the City as it was his feeling the property owners on Meinecke Street did not wish to cooperate on installing any of the improvements on the property. Councilman Graham stated he did not object to receiving and filing the problem, but felt that the City Council should commit themselves, put in the sidewalk where needed and at public ex- pense. Mavor Schwartz also felt the City had some obligation to install sidewalk on one side of the street at public expense, as it was his information that the City had removed the sidewalk placed by the property owners, and he did not feel that they should be required to place another sidewalk after having one removed by the City. On motion of Councilman Graham, seconded by Councilman Gurnee that the City authorize the preparation of plans and specifications for installation of sidewalk on the north side of Meinecke Street at total City expense. Motion carried on the following vote: AYES: Councilmen Graham, Gurnee and Mayor Schwartz NOES: Councilmen Brown and Norris ABSENT: None 9. Communication from Wilsey & Ham, Planning Consultants for the Sinsheimer Recreation Complex, submitted a request to the City Council for an increase in their planning program due to increase in cost of preparation of the construction documents for the restrooms, consession and press box building for Sinsheimer Park. Wilsey & Ham stated that they would incur a substantial increase in their cost for the preparation of these documents and they felt the reason for the increase was due primarily to requirements to process the plans through the State Office of Architecture and Construction and secondarily to the enlargement of the building itself. They then briefly reviewed the type of building to be constructed, the sizes and the equipment within the building. They concluded that with the requirement that the State Office of Architecture and Construction approve any plans for buildings being built on public property or school property that the criteria for submittal increased the required number of drawings, changed the format of the plans and specifications and would add tremendously to the cost of preparations. Further, in order -to meet the require- ' ments of Title ZI of the California Administrative Code, the build- ings must be engineered and follow very stringent requirements. Therefore, they requested $5,000 in additional consulting fees for this one portion of the contract alone. David Williamson, Assistant Administrative Officer, submitted a report analyzing the request of Wilsey & Ham for additional funds City Council Minutes May 6, 1974 - Page 8 to complete the Sinsheimer Park Master Plan. David Williamson stated that the letter agreement between the consultant cnd the City, itemized design and planning services totaling $40,000. Included in the contract amounts were planning services and architectural plans and details for restrooms, press box and concessions. He stated that the main reason for requesting a fee increase on behalf of Wilsey & Ham was the result of costs incurred because of time delays in processing plans through the State Office of Arcgutectyre abd Construction, and secondly that the building itself had been increased in size. It was the staff's belief that the consultant had been aware from the beginning that Sin - sheimer Park was school district property, thus, the State Office of Architecture and Construction approval was necessary, and as noted, the consultant was of the opinion on April 15 that the increased size of the building would not add substantially to the cost of design and plans, and could be absorbed in the existing budget. It is also the opinion of the staff that the $40,000 contract to master plan a park of this size was ample rather than conservative and included allowances for unforeseen expenses. The contract letter, March 27, 1973, had been mutually agreed upon by both parties and after considering the fairness and equity of the existing contract and this request, it was the staff's recommendation to the City Council that the consultant's request be rejected, and that in the alternative the balance of the con- tract be renegotiated. Finally, it was the staff's understanding that the City had made progress payments approximating $24,000 or sixty percent of the total contract amount; however, the City had not yet received completed work equaling the same percentage. Therefore, he suggested that completed v,ork items be provided be- fore any further payments were advanced reserving twenty percent until project completion to assure that all items would be per- formed pursuant to the original agreement. On motion of Councilman Gurnee, seconded by Councilman Brown that the City Council deny the request of Wilsey 8 Ham for an in- crease of $5,000 in their master plan budget for Sinsheimer Park program, and that the City Clerk be instructed to notify Wilsey & Ham or the City Council's decision. Motion carried, all Ayes. 10. At this time the City Council considered the final ac- ceptance of the off -site improvements in Tract 460, A. Volny, Developer. D.F. Romero, City Engineer, stated that all improvements were in the tract, the subdivision was completed and that all the sub- division requirements had been met. Further, the as -built plans had been received, had been checked, and he recommended to the City Council that the public improvements of Tract 460 be accepted by the City. On motion of Councilman Brown., seconded by Councilman Norris the following resolution was introduced: RESOLUTION NO. 2602 , (1974 Series), a resolution of the Council 6f the City of San Luis Obispo accepting the off -site improvements in Tract 460. (Volny, developer). City Council Minutes May 6, 1974 Page 9 Passed and adopted on the following roll call vote: AYES: Councilmen Brown, Norris, Graham and Mayor Schwartz ' NOES: Councilman Gurnee ABSENT: None II. D.F. Romero, City Engineer, submitted a report to the City Council regarding the possibility of formation of an under- ground utility district in conjunction with the Broad Street widening, Highway 227, being proposed for construction in the 74/75 year by the State Department of Transportation. D.F. Romero reveiwed the time involved in formation of the district, the necessary public hearings, and the passage of var- ious ordinances, which he felt would take about three months for technical processing of the district. Further, he reported he had discussed this matter with each of the utility companies involved the cost of the project and the problems related in the formation of this district. The utility companies informed him that they would take up to 9 to 12 months to engineer the district and that construction time would involve 13 to 24 months addi- tional. Therefore, the Council was now talking of 30 months at the soonest and 39 months at the longest for completion of the work. Normally, the City Council had allowed the utility companies a period of 6 months from the time the underground work was complete, prior to the final removal of all overhead facilities, in order to allow property owners time to conduct necessary electrical modifications. Therefore, if the City Council were to form an underground utility district in con- junction with the Broad Street widening, the project would take from a minimum of 36 months to a maximum of 45 months. The City Engineer continued that the State of California had informed him that they must be under contract by June 30, 1975, or risk the loss of funds which were made available by the cancellation of another highway project. He continued that the State estimated construction time would require approximately 24 months, with utility work having to commence about six months into the contract, or approximately 20 months from today's date. The state did not feel that it could delay the contract or work around an underground contract which might not be completed for 45 months from this date. The City Engineer concluded that on this basis, it would appear that the time schedule already committed on this project would simply not permit undergrounding of utilities. Finally, the utility companies had given the City a rough esti- mate of the cost of undergrounding from Capitolio Way to High Street on Broad Street to be approximately $500,000. If this amount of money were not available to the utility companies as ' part of the P.U.C. regulation, the money would have to be ad- vanced by the City, thereby placing a serious restriction on other City projects proposed in the next several years. The City Council continued further discussion of this under- ground utility district for further investigation by the Coun- cil subcommittee. City Council Minutes May 6, 1974 Page 10 IIA. The City Council considered a communication from John Williams regarding bike lanes in conjunction with the Broad Street widening and submitted several recommendations for their consideration. IIB. John Williams submitted several alternates for con- sideration of bike lanes on Broad Street, and reviewed the pos- sibility of a parking prohibition and striping lanes adjacent to the curbs, adjacent to a parking lane, which would be a five foot strip eight feet out from the curb line. This would exist on the east side of Broad Street and a normal five foot bike lane adjacent to the curb on the west side of Broad Street. He felt this would be a good solution to reduce conflict between motorists and cyclists, and would allow for smooth regulated flow of traffic for both bikes and automobiles. He also felt the solution required no extra funds, no redesign of right -of- way or further acquisition, and would serve the cyclists' needs much more than sidewalks or more elaborate solutions. He therefore recommended that the City Council adopt the proposal as a recom mendation to the State Department of Transportation. Councilman Gurnee stated that he liked the presentation of John Williams, and he would agree with the proposal for Broad Street. Councilman Brown also stated that he approved with the recommen- dation of John Williams. On motion of Councilman Brown, seconded by Councilman Graham that the City Council accept the recommendation of John Williams for bike lanes on Broad Street for staff guidance in negotiations with the State for improvements of Broad Street. Motion carried, all ayes. 12. A Communication from the Human Relations Commission submitting a report on their examination of the proposal for Mid- dlehouse for a one -time capital funding from the City's Revenue Sharing funds in the amount of $12,690. Mrs. Pat Barlow, Chairwoman, and other members of the Human Re- lations Commissions visited the existing Middlehouse facility, talked with the directors and the founder regarding their program for alcoholic rehabilitation. It was the feeling of the Human Relations' investigating team that there was a definite need for additional space to accommodate female alcoholics at the Mid- dlehouse establishment. Mrs. Barlow stated that the funds requested represented the City's share 27% of the total construction cost of $47,000 which included previous construction indebtedness spread over the county on a per capita basis. It was the recom- mendation of the Human Relations Commission that this request was justified, and recommended to the City Council its approval for funding. The Human Relations Commission then submitted a narrative report on the Middlehouse operation and its service to the community. The 512,690 requested by Middlehouse through the Human Relations Commission was based on the County -wide popula- tion of 1970 with the other. cities and the county contributing their share. Peter Andre, Attorney, appeared before the City Council on behalf of Middlehouse's. request for City funds and to pay off a portion of the construction of an addition to the facility for female al- coholics. Mr. Andre continued that this was an unknown area to i 1 1 City Council Minutes May 6, 1974 Page II many people, but that the problem of alcoholism affected many women and they needed a half -way house to get back into the main stream of life. Further, he felt that a $12,690 investment in saving some people was very little the City could do on behalf ' of this project. He hoped that the City Council would come forth with the funds as recommended by the Human Relations Com- mission. Councilman Gurnee - stated that he was in support of the request, he felt it was a worthy program, but that he wished the matter of funds to be continued to the budget study for inclusion in the budget. Councilman Norris stated that it was a good program, helped many people, and he would support the request for funds. Councilman Brown also stated he felt that the City should support the request of Middlehouse, it was a good program and he would support its operation. Councilman Graham stated while he thought it was a good program, he wondered if the committee felt that the requested funds could be given to Middlehouse over a period of three years instead of in a lump sum.1 In this way, additional funds could be developed for other social services and still take care of Middlehouse over a number of years. Mayor Schwartz also felt that this was a good program, it was a benefit to the citizens and to the community, but wondered if it ' would be better for the Council to consider it in the 1974/75 budget request from the Human Relations Commission. After discussion by the City Council, the matter was continued to the budget session at which time the Human Relations Commission budget would be discussed. 13. A memorandum from David Williamson, Assistant Administra- tive Officer, regarding the complaints of Helmut Schleicher re- garding the retaining wall and grading done by the owners at 1645 Encino Court. David Williamson reviewed the background of.the problems in Tracts 290 and 305 which were approved in 1960, and in which the resi- dents at 1645 Encino Court exists. He also submitted a report prepared by Central Coast Laboratories on compaction tests and a report by Fred H. Schott and Associates, Civil & Structural En- gineers hired by the City on April 17, 1974 to study the retaining wall at 1645 Encino Court. The report stated that there was no evidence of failure in the wall and that apparently everything was done according to the code. The development of the property complied with the City's codes and ordinances and accepted engineer- ing standards. Dr. Helmut Schleicher, 2640 El Cerrito Court, stated that he did not agree with the reports of the engineer, Mr. Robert Williams; and he had not had an opportunity to study the documents as pre- pared by Fred Schott and asked that the City Council continue dis- cussibn on this matter until he had an opportunity to study the problem. I City Council Minutes May 6, 1974 Page 12 Councilman Norris stated the best of his ability to receive and file the important. that he had looked into this matter to and he would be willing, at this time, matter and move on to something more Councilman Brown agreed stating that he felt the City Council had been more than cooperative in listening to Dr. Schleicher's complaints, but that he felt the work now that three engineers had certified the work as being done according to code and or- dinance, he would be willing to receive and file the matter. The majority of the council felt the matter could be continued to May 20, 1974 for final presentation by Dr. Schleicher. 9:35 P.M. Mayor Schwartz declared a recess. 9:50 P.M. The City Council reconvened, all Councilmen present. 14. Stan Bower, 2704 Loomis, Cuesta Park Animal Hospital, appeared before the City Council requesting an adjustment in his water bill, which was extremely high due to a break in the line over which he had no control. He explained the conditions of the water bill received by him and his attempts to try to find the leaks, if any. He stated he had always attempted to keep his property and his water lines in proper order, but unless it was brought to his attention there would be no way in which he would know there was a broken water line. He asked the City Council to give sime consideration to reducing his water bill at it was quite expensive. F.A. Paul., Water Department Director, presented the City's side of the problem stating that it was true there was an extremely .. high water bill on the Bower property but that the water was de- livered through the meter and that the leaks occurred between the meter and Dr. Bowers' property. He stated the fact that the lines apparently had worn out through electrolysis might be- beyond the control of the property owner, but he would recommend that there was no basis for adjustment in accordance with the ordin- ances on the books at this time. On motion of Councilman Graham, seconded by Councilman Brown that the City Council relieve the property owner by a one -third reduction in the water bill with payment of the balance be made over a six -month period. The basis for this reduction was that the line was damaged by electrolysis, which was beyond the control of the property owner and that this was disaster relief by the City Council. Motion carried, Councilman Gurnee voting no. 15. The Waterways Planning Board minutes of their meetings of April 5 and 19, 1974 were ordered received and filed, with action duly noted of the Waterways Planning Board. 16. Memorandum from Councilman T. Keith Gurnee regarding interim changes to the subdivision and grading policy. Councilman Gurnee stated that the Council must remember that in considering__t`ie approval of the Roger Brown, Sherwood Terrane Tract 471, that a number of inadequacies within the City's sub- division and grading ordinance and their administration and en- forcement by the City staff were brought to light. Too often f] U City Council Minutes May 6, 1974 Page 13 the ordinances of the City and their application had been cri- ticized and their shortcomings exposed, and no corrective action was initiated. While the City Council had committed itself to a comprehensive revisi.on of the City zoning, subdivision, and grading ordinances, by outside consultants, he felt that the Council should take some interim action to amend its policies and standards until a complete overhaul of these standards could be made. He, there- fore, recommended that the City Council adopt the following interim policies and standard revisions in anticipation of a new ordinance. I. Require that the characteristic terrain within each proposed individual lot dictate the size of that lot or, require that the City's cross - slopes standards be applied to each individual lot rather -than to the subdivision as a whole. 2. Shift the enforcement of the subdivision and grading or- dinances from the Engineering Department to the Planning Depart- ment, or effectively implement the interdepartmental team ap- proach to land development as approved by the City Council some time ago. 3. Require that I-ot area and design standards be strictly en- forced in hillside or sloping areas and that variances or ex- emptions to lot dimension standards not be granted in these areas. 4. P,equire that keen scrutiny be devoted by the Planning Depart- ment, the Engineering Department, and the Planning Commission to possible on -site and off -site cummulative environmental impacts of each proposed subdivision and each major grading operation proposed by land developments- 5. Require that all tentative and final tract maps submit grading plans accurately depicting existing and proposed grades, maximum and average cut and fill depths, areas subjected land grading and disturbances, and cross - section profiles of maximum and normal characteristic cuts and fills relative to human scade and the scale of the proposed structures. In addition to the interim amendments to policies and City ordinance he felt the City Council should direct their consultants or staff to evaluate and recommend amendments to the subdivision and grading ordinances of the City in evolving special standards to hillside developments. A. Re- evaluate lot size cross -slope requirements for sloping areas to restrict development to large lot sizes or to density transfer areas involving a minimal disturbance of land. E. Develop criteria for determining environmental impact of hill- side development. C. Relax City street and.sidewalk right -of -way requirements in areas of steep grade D. Require architectural and site controls for all construction on lands over ten percent grade. City Council Minutes May 6, 1974 Page 14 E. Regulate winter or rainy season grading operations or re- strict grading in hillside areas to the non - winter months to minimize erosion and waterway siltation caused by rains and the scarification of land F. Require as a condition of development the sustained planting of cut, fill and other erosion sensitive areas with erosion - preventative vegetative materials Therefore he requested that the City Council endorse the recom- mended interim amendments, direct the administrative staff to design for and accommodate the necessary administrative adjustments and direct staff to prepare pertinent amendments to the City's subdivision and grading ordinances. And further, that the pro- posed re- evaluation and establishment of hillside development standards should be taken into consideration by the City staff and consultants. Robert Stronq, Planning Director, stated that the Engineering and Planning & Building Departments were rewriting the grading ordinance and also were preparing interim changed to the sub- division ordinance to be in operation until the new consultants had submitted new ordinances for the Council's consideration which would be here in six months to a year. In the mean time, he suggested that the City require an E.I.R. on all areas of sensitive nature which would bring the points to the Council's attention and Planning Commission as suggested by Councilman Gurnee. Councilman Norris stated that he was opposed to the acceptance 1 of the recommendations of Councilman Gurnee as he felt that all these recommendations would do was add cost to the development of lots within the City and that with the shortage of lots avail- able for development it was just adding cost to the citizens who were trying to buy a house to live in. D.F. Romero, City Engineer, suggested to the City Council that Councilman Gurnee's recommendations should not be adopted to- night without a complete discussion of the implication of each recommendation. He felt that the recommendations of Councilman Gurnee should be referred to the City staff for study and recom- mendation to the City Council and Planning Commission. Councilman Brown agreed that the recommendations presented by Councilman Gurnee should first be referred to the staff for com- ment and clarification before the City Council took any action. Councilman Graham also felt that the City staff should first re- view Councilman Gurnee's recommendation and submit reports to the City Council on action to be taken on each item and further, the implication and cost factor that might be involved in their adop- tion by the City Council. Mayor Schwartz stated that he d.id not feel that the City Council should adopt interim policies until the staff at least had made a recommendation and study of the interim proposals. He felt strongly on a cooperative approach to development with staff working together, not in opposition, which would be bad for the public. He agreed that the staff should take direction from item 5 of Councilman Gurnee's interim policies which would City Council Minutes May 6, 1974 Page 15 The recommendation for interim changes was referred to staff for studv and answer to the City Council 17. Memorandum from Councilman T. Keith Gurnee urging the adoption of amendment to the zoning ordinance prohibiting certain residential development in excess of the densities shown on the General Plan pending completion of the new zoning ordinance. Councilman Gurnee stated that the City had recently committed itself to a definitive planning.program by placing sorely needed planning studies in a high 'priority on the City's Capital Improve- ment Program and by retaining highly qualified staff and consultant teams. He felt one aspect of this planning program was a comprehen- sive revision of the City's zoning and subdivision ordinances, the completion of which would not be received by the City before the end of the year. He continued that while the Council should expect much of these new ordinance revisions in guiding the orderly future growth of the Community, the prospect of the comprehensive revamping should not deter the Council from enacting measures to treat . acute problems that occurred in our existing ordinances in the interim period. He felt that one of these particularly blatant problems was the simple inconsistency of the density allowances of the current zoning ordinance with the density prescriptions put forth in the adopted General Plan. He then submitted for the Council's consideration a table showing both the theoretical and typical residential density allowances which were grossly out of line with the dwelling unit density prescriptions of the General Plan, particularly in the case of multiple dwellings. He felt the inconsistencies were self- evident,.yet development proposals continue to be processed according to the outmoded densities of the zoning ordinance. He felt the problem was of sufficient urgency that it represented a continuing violation of State statutes to have zoning ordinances inconsistent with the General Plans, and he felt it merited immediate and decisive Council action. He felt that as the progress and realization of an amendment to make the maximum allowable densities of our zoning ordinance consistent with the density prescriptions of the General Plan would take nearlV three months, and he felt the City Council could not tolerate the continued approval of developments that ' were inconsistent with the General Plan. He therefore submitted for the Council's consideration a proposed ordinance as an urgency measure and requested its consideration by the City Council. He then presented an urgency ordinance of the City of San Luis Obispo prohibiting certain residential development in excess of the densities shown on the General Plan pending completion of the new zoning ordinance. require that all tentative and final tract maps submit grading plans accurately depicting existing and proposed grades, maximum and average cut and fill depths, areas subjected land grading and disturbances, and cross - section profiles of maximum and norman characteristic cuts and fills relative to human scale and the scale of proposed structure. The recommendation for interim changes was referred to staff for studv and answer to the City Council 17. Memorandum from Councilman T. Keith Gurnee urging the adoption of amendment to the zoning ordinance prohibiting certain residential development in excess of the densities shown on the General Plan pending completion of the new zoning ordinance. Councilman Gurnee stated that the City had recently committed itself to a definitive planning.program by placing sorely needed planning studies in a high 'priority on the City's Capital Improve- ment Program and by retaining highly qualified staff and consultant teams. He felt one aspect of this planning program was a comprehen- sive revision of the City's zoning and subdivision ordinances, the completion of which would not be received by the City before the end of the year. He continued that while the Council should expect much of these new ordinance revisions in guiding the orderly future growth of the Community, the prospect of the comprehensive revamping should not deter the Council from enacting measures to treat . acute problems that occurred in our existing ordinances in the interim period. He felt that one of these particularly blatant problems was the simple inconsistency of the density allowances of the current zoning ordinance with the density prescriptions put forth in the adopted General Plan. He then submitted for the Council's consideration a table showing both the theoretical and typical residential density allowances which were grossly out of line with the dwelling unit density prescriptions of the General Plan, particularly in the case of multiple dwellings. He felt the inconsistencies were self- evident,.yet development proposals continue to be processed according to the outmoded densities of the zoning ordinance. He felt the problem was of sufficient urgency that it represented a continuing violation of State statutes to have zoning ordinances inconsistent with the General Plans, and he felt it merited immediate and decisive Council action. He felt that as the progress and realization of an amendment to make the maximum allowable densities of our zoning ordinance consistent with the density prescriptions of the General Plan would take nearlV three months, and he felt the City Council could not tolerate the continued approval of developments that ' were inconsistent with the General Plan. He therefore submitted for the Council's consideration a proposed ordinance as an urgency measure and requested its consideration by the City Council. He then presented an urgency ordinance of the City of San Luis Obispo prohibiting certain residential development in excess of the densities shown on the General Plan pending completion of the new zoning ordinance. City Council Minutes May 6, 1974 Page 16 Councilman Norris stated that he did not see this matter as an urgency matter, and felt the City was moving ahead with review- ing and adopting of new zoning ordinances, not alone without a new General Plan. He also felt that everyone felt that the 1973 General Plan was no good and a new one was being prepared and he did not see why the City Council should adopt an urgency ordinance which was in conflict with a plan that nobody respected. The City Attorney, A.J. Shaw explained the provisions of para- graph four of the urgency ordinance, which was done in confor- mance with California Government Code Section 65850 which would require a four - fifths vote of the City Council in order to enact said ordinance. Councilman Norris continued that he felt this matter should go to the Planning Commission for formal hearing without the City Council changing land uses without hearings. Councilman Brown also stated he failed to see the urgency of this matter. He felt it first should go to the Planning Commission for public hearings on the proposed changes for public consider- ation. Councilman Graham agreed with Councilman Brown's comments as he felt that there was a lack of urgency and he felt that the Planning Commission should get public input before adopting such an ordinance. Mavor Schwartz also stated that he did not feel there was an urgency in this matter. He felt that with the City proposing new ordinances and General Plan with new consultants, that it should be prepared by consultation with each other. He felt that Councilman Gurnee's memo should be sent to the Planning Commission for their information. Councilman Gurnee spoke in support of his urgency ordinance, which he felt would put this City in general compliance with State Law. On motion of Councilman Norris, seconded by Mayor Schwartz that the memorandum be referred to the Planning Commission for their information. Motion carried on the following roll call vote: AYES: Councilman Norris, Mayor Schwartz, Council- men Brown and Graham NOES: Councilman Gurnee ABSENT: None 13. A.J. Shaw, City Attorney, submitted to the City Coun- cil a lengthy opinion by the California Appellate Court, which held that LAFCO must prepare an E.I.R. in connection with pro- posed annexations of territory to a City. Such an E.I.R. ap- peared to be in addition to any E.I.R. which may be prepared by a City for a proposed annexation. The City A.ttorneyfelt that this was a matter for urgent con- A 1 1 City Council Minutes May 6, 1974 Page 17 sideration and coordination by the City and LAFCO so that un- necessary duplication may be avoided. He felt that this prob- lem should be resolved before the City accepted any more ap- plications for annexation. The City Council discussed with the City Attorney the impli- cation of the Appellate Court's decision in this matter. The City Council decided to take no action, but asked Council- man Brown, the City's representative on LAFCO, to take this matter up with them for information and action and to bring back any recommendation that the City Council feels was ap- propriate. 18A. Memorandum from David Williamson, Assistant Admini- strative Officer, David Williamson stated that he was asked for a status report on the adoption of procedures and policies by the Architectural Review Commission. He continued that City Ordinance No. 600 provided for the establishment of an Archi- tectural Review Commission effective May I, 1974 and for City Council approval of bylaws, procedures and policies to be used by the Commission. He stated that bylaws and procedures had been adopted by the Architectural Review Commission, however there had been some question concerning the applicability of these procedures and their effect on the operational aspects of several City depart- ments. These matters were now in process of being cleared up and a full report will be presented to the City Council at their May 20, 1974 meeting. David Williamson stated that he had advised the Community De- velopment Departments and the staff assigned to the Architec- tural Review commission that business should be conducted as usual by the A.R.C. until the Council had adopted A.R.C. bylaws, procedures and guidelines. The Architectural Review Commission would be meeting on May 13, 1974 which was prior to the next City Council meeting. In order not to unduly delay projects in progress, he had advised staff members serving the A.R.C. to use the preliminary bylaws and procedures until these procedures were formally adopted by the City Council. The City Council stated that this was a proper decision and that they were looking forward to discussing the A.R.C. procedures at their next meeting on May 20. 19. The City Council received a. lengthy report from the Mission Plaza Develoement Committee on the next phase of im- provement for the Mission Plaza area. The Committee stated that since November, 1973 when the Committee was established, consisting of representatives of the Park 8 Recreation Commis- sion, Design Review Board, the Downtown Association, the Water- ways Planning Board and staff members from the Engineering, Park 8 Recreation and Planning Departments, who had prepared a report for the next phase of development of the Mission Plaza project for the Council's consideration. The initial step by the Com- mittee had been the adoption of a statement of what the Mission Plaza Project represented. City Council Minutes May 6, 1974 Page 18 The purpose of the Mission Plaza Project was to provide a place to present the City's heritage, history, culture and way of life in an interesting and educational manner which would serve and please the City's citizens and its visitors. The objective was to make Mission Plaza a place that in itself would speak of the life and people of San Luis Obispo. The Mission Plaza Development Committee then submitted a re- port to be the basis of a preparation for a Master Plan for the Mission Plaza, which would include such elements as a circu- lation element, a creek element, museum expansion element, ar center enlargement, information center and chamber of Com- merce offices, community center, play areas, etc. The committee also submitted a letter from the Design Review Board and agreeing with the concepts of the report presented by the Committee feeling that the report contained many good ideas and represented a point from which master planning of the proposed area could begin, and offering their continued sup- port to the Mission Plaza Development Committee through repre- sentation of Members of the Design Review Board. After discussion with representatives, various staff members representative of the Mission Plaza Development Committee, they requested Council approval to solicit proposals from Architects to design the next phase of the Mission Plaza area on the basis outlined in their report presented this evening. On motion of Councilman Gurnee, seconded by Councilman Graham that the City Council adopt the proposal as Council guidelines for the Mission Plaza development Committee, and that the staff be author ized to solicit proposals from Architects for development of the Master Plan. CONSENT ITEMS: C -1 Payment was authorized for claims against the City of San Luis Obispo subject to approval by the Administrative Officer. C -2 Consideration of the City Council minutes of January 16; February II and 26; March 1,6.and 11; and April 8 and 10, 1974 was continued to the next meeting. C -3 On motion of Councilman Norris, seconded by Councilman Brown the following contract payments were approved: Karleskint -Crum, Inc. Est. #3 13,725.46 MEADOW PARK, PHASE III City Plan No. 4 -74 Ted Watkins Construction Est. #2 13,551.20 CREEK BANK REPAIRS City Plan No. 23 -74 0 1 I R. Burke Corp. STREET RESURFACING PROJECT City Plan No. 35 -74 City Council Minutes May 6, 1974 Page 19 Est. #1 24,153.88 ' Mid -State Const. Co. Est. #7 9,303.40 SENIOR CITIZENS CENTER C.O. #2 250.00 ADDITION Dennis Landscape C.C.O. #1 546.00 Street Tree Planting Foothill & Santa Rosa C -4 The request from Associated California Employees Local Coordinating Council requesting City Council support of the de- velopment of a Health Maintenance Organization (HMO) in the County of San Luis Obispo was approved and the City Clerk was to submit a letter to ACE Local Coordinating Council. C -5 The request from El Camino Foreign Car Club for use of Santa Rosa Park for 6th Annual Concours D' Elegance on May 26, 1974 using a public address system was approved subject to the control of the public address system. C -6 The Administrative Officer announced the following ap- pointments: Frank A. Brown as Janitor beginning at Step I or $536 effective May I, 1974, subject to one -year probationary period; and Gary D. Orback as Police Officer beginning at Step I or $816, effective June I, 1974, subject to one -year probationary period. C -7 The continued consideration of the EASEMENT from PG &E and Pacific Telephone & Telegraph Company (continued from April I, 1974) for overhead wires near the Recreation Center was ap- proved and the following resolution was introduced: RESOLUTION NO. 2603 (1974 Series) a resolution of the Council of the City of San Luis Obispo granting an easement for public utility purposes across City owned property at the City Recreation Center. Passed and adopted on the following roll call vote: AYES: All NOES: None ABSENT: None C -8 The CORPORATION GRANT DEED from Reeder Development Corporation for Higuera Street widening was accepted and the Mayor was authorized to record. C -9 The CORPORATION GRANT DEED from Arnold A. Volny and Diana M. Volny, Volny Construction Inc., for the purpose of street widening on Peach Street was accepted and the Mayor was authorized to record. City Council Minutes May 6, 1974 Page 20 C -10 The Claim against the City of San Luis Obispo from Josephine Bowden for damage done when sewage backed up into her house was denied and the claim was referred to the insur- ance carrier. C - II The Claim against the City of San Luis Obispo from Hart T. Goodman for damage done to his car on April 5, 1974 was denied and the claim was referred to the insurance car- rier. C -12 The Communication from-the Department of Finance regarding the January, 1974 population estimate for cities in California, also copies of statistical tables for comparison purposes was ordered received and filed. On motion of Councilman Brown, seconded by Councilman Norris all the consent items were approved. Councilman Gurnee left the meeting at 11:30 P.M. B -I City Clerk reported on the following bids received for BULLOCK LANE SEWER EXTENSION; Citv Plan No. 39 -74. Bids opened May I, 1974 at 2:00 P.M. Engineer's Estimate $6,930.00 R. Baker Const. Co., Inc. 4,474.55 P. 0. Box 419 Arroyo Grande, CA Charles A. Pratt Const. Co. 5,638.26 P. 0. Box 1295 San Luis Obispo, CA The low bid of R. Baker Const. Co. approved on motion of Coun- cilman Brown, seconded by Councilman Pdorris. B -2 The City Clerk reported on the following bids received for SEWER SIPHONS PROJECT, Citv Plan No. 13 -74. Bids opened on May I, 1974 at 2:30 P.M. Engineer's Estimate $16,850.00 Walter Bros. Const. Co., Inc 25,000.00 P. 0. Box 809 San Luis Obispo, CA R. Baker Const. Co., Inc 49,320.00 P. 0. Box. 419 Arroyo Grande, CA Charles A. Pratt Const. Co. 57,581.35 P. 0. Box 1295 San Luis Obispo, CA David F. Romero, City Engineer, stated that Walter Bros. had informed him that this firm had made an error in its bid in not taking into proper account Fish and Game requirements, and had asked that its bid be withdrawn. A.J. Shaw, City Attorney, explained the legal responsibilities of the City on the contractor and asked that in the future Fish & Game requirements be included as a separate bid item to be considered by the City Council. D.F. P,dmero stated in fairness to all that he recommended that all bids be rejected and that the project be rebid with full knowledge of all bidders. 1 1 1 City Council Minutes May b, 1974 Page 21 On motion of Mavor Schwartz, seconded by Councilman Graham that the City Council release Walter Brothers from their bid and further that all bids be rejected and that the City readvertise for bids with full information available to all bidders. Motion carried. B -3 City Clerk's report of the following bids received for I.O.O.F. CEMETERY WALL RECONSTRUCTION, City Plan No. 41 -74. Bids opened May 1, 1974 at 3:00 P.M. Engineer's Estimate $3,347.40 J.D. Concrete 3,347.77 2815 Johnson Avenue San Luis Obispo, CA Walter Bros. Const. Co. 3,451.93 P. 0. Box 309 San Luis Obispo, CA On motion of Councilman Brown, seconded by Councilman Norris, the low bid of J.D. Concrete was accepted. B -4 The City Clerk reported on the following bids received for WATERWAY OBSTRUCTION ABATEMENTS NO. 2, City Plan No. 42 -74. Bids opened May I, 1974 at 3:30 P.M. Engineer's Estimate $3,450.00 1 Walter Bros. Const. Co. 4,050.00 P. O. Box 809 San Luis Obispo, CA On the motion of Councilman Brown, seconded by Councilman Nort'is the low bid of Walter Brothers Const. Co. was accepted. B -5 City Clerk reported on MATERIALS FOR PLAY EQUIPMENT AT MEADOW PARK. Bids opened May b, 1974. Jesse Bentley $1,550.00 plus tax Boyde Const. Co. 1,700.00 plus tax San Luis Mill NO BID On motion of Councilman Brown, seconded by Councilman Norris the low bid of Jesse Bentley was accepted. 11:40 P.M. Councilman Gurnee returned to the meeting TRAFFIC COMMITTEE REPORT: TC -1 74 -5 -IT It has been reported to us that the yellow loading zone on the Pismo Street frontage of Kwik -Way Market at the corner of Pismo and Osos is no longer being used. It is therefore suggested that this zone which is approximately two car spaces long be converted to two hour parking. We have also asked Mr. Romero to contact the business and see that City Council Minutes May 6, 1974 Page 23 abutting the west side of Sacramento. We agree that the present situation is hazardous and recommend that signs be installed in the sidewalk designating the parking restriction. TC -9 74 -5 -9T Mr. Romero has continued to look at the traf- fic situation at Laurel and Johnson and feels visibility would be improved by eliminating one more car space on the west side of Johnson north of Laurel Lane. We so recommend. On motion of Councilman Gurnee, seconded by Councilman Norris the following resolution was introduced: RESOLUTION NO. 2604 (1974 Series), a resolution of the Council of the City of San Luis Obispo establishing restricted parking on portions of Pismo, Nipomo and South Streets; eliminating parking restrictions on portions of Pismo Street and Higuera Street; prohibiting parking on portions of Johnson Avenue and Sacramento Drive; and establishing stop signs on Broad Street and Clover Drive. Passed and adopted on the following roll call vote: AYES: Councilmen Gurnee, Norris, Brown, Graham, and Mayor Schwartz NOES: None ABSENT: None ' TC -10 74 -5 -IOT Suggestion for four -way stops at Patricia and Highland and Patricia and Daly by Arthur C. Duarte, 572 Patricia; at Osos and Palm suggested by Mrs. S.M. Forden, 770 Serrano Drive. TC -II 74 -5 -IIT Another request from the Sinsheimer PTA for a hearing on the matter of imposing further parking restrictions on Augusta St. Before doing anything further on this, we would like to have the benefit of the bikeway study recom mendations being prepared by John Williams. This is also true of the bike lane proposal along the east side of lower Higuera referred to the Traffic Committee by the Council. TC -12 74 -5 -12T Another request from the Housing Authority for a second passenger loading zone in front of the Anderson Hotel on Morro Street. We are afraid of such a zone on a narrow street and also, we don't feel it would be as useful as the Monterey St. entrance because of the half flight of steps involved which could pre- sent a problem for older and /or handicapped residents. TC -13 74 -5 -13T Suggestion of Ray Sabersky, 1344 Pacific Street, that the intersection of Pacific and Pepper be closed. The fire department, police department and the public works department recommend against this as do several of the neighbors. City Council Minutes May 6, 1974 Page 24 TC -14 74 -5 -14T Suggestion by Mrs. Forden that stop sign on Murray at Broad be removed and request -from Robert E. Barrows, 770 Meinecke Street, for several marked crosswalks on Chorro Street. The time has come for the previously scheduled review of the Broad St. stop signs by the Traf- fic Committee and we feel that the final dis- position of that item might have an effect on these other suggestions. Traffic Committee Item No. TC -14 was held over for further study. The City Council adjourned to Executive Session. The City Council adjourned to a joint study meeting with the Citizens! Advisory Committee on May 13, 1974 at 7:30 P.M., on motion of Councilman Brown, seconded by Councilman Graham, all ayes. ,APPROVED: August 19, 1974 �- i. �p trick, City Clerk 1 1 1