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01/11/1982M I N U T E S ADJOURNED MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL CITY OF SAN LUIS OBISPO MONDAY, JANUARY 11, 1982 - 7:00 A.M. MAYA RESTAURANT, 1761 MONTEREY STREET SAN LUIS OBISPO, CALIFORNIA STUDY SESSION Councilmembers Present: GlennaDeane Dovey, Ron Dunin,. Robert Griffin, Allen Settle and Mayor Melanie C. Billig Absent: None City Staff Present: Paul Lanspery, Administrative Officer; Geoff Grote, Legal Assistant; Rudy Muravez, Finance Director; Ann McRibbin, Personnel Director 7:05 a.m. City Council adjourned to Closed Session to discuss Personnel Matters. 8:30 a.m. City Council reconvened, all Councilmembers present. There being no further business.to come before the City Council, Mayor Billig adjourned the meeting to 12:10 p.m. at City Hall. Pamela Voges, 9 ity Clerk APPROVED BY COUNCIL: 2/2/82 1 1 1 M I N U T E S ADJOURNED MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL CITY OF SAN LUIS OBISPO MONDAY, JANUARY 11, 1982 - 12:10 P.M. COUNCIL HEARING ROOM, CITY HALL, 990 PALM STREET SAN LUIS OBISPO, CALIFORNIA STUDY SESSION ROLL CALL Councilmembers Present: GlennaDeane Dovey, Ron Dunin, Robert Griffin and Mayor Melanie C. Billig Absent: Allen Settle City Staff Present: Paul Lanspery, City Administrative Officer; Glen Matteson, Assistant Planner; Rudy Muravez, Finance Director; Geoff Grote, Legal Assistant; Dave Romero, Public Services Director; Denise Thayer, City Council/ Clerk Secretary 1. BUDGET FORMAT FOR FISCAL YEAR 1982 -1983 Paul Lanspery, City Administrative Officer, stated that he had met with the Council Budget Subcommittee and the budget staff several times and had formulated a budget process for fiscal year 1982 -1983 which he then reviewed with the Council. Rudy Muravez, Finance Director, reviewed the budget function and discussed the different ways of reviewing and adopting a budget. After further discussion, it was the general consensus of the Council to accept the staff's recommended 1982 -1983 budget process. Councilman Settle arrived at 12:15 p.m. and took his place at the Council table. 12:45 p.m. Mayor Billig adjourned the Council to Closed Session. 1:00 p.m. City Council reconvened, all Councilmembers present. E -1. BARTHOLOW APPEAL On motion'of Councilwoman Dovey, seconded by Councilman Settle,.the following resolution was - introduced: Resolution No. 4716 (1982 Series), a resolution of the Council of the City of San Luis Obispo upholding Police Chief's dismissal of Sidney Bartholow from his position as police officer. Passed and adopted on the following roll call vote: ' AYES: Councilmembers Dovey, Settle, Dunin and Mayor Billig NOES: Councilman Griffin ABSENT: None E -2 MANAGEMENT SALARIES - CITY ATTORNEY On motion of Councilman Griffin, seconded-by Councilwoman Dovey, the following resolution was introduced: Resolution No. 4717 (1982 Series), City Council Minutes January 11, 1982 - 12:10 p.m. Page 2 a resolution of the Council of the City of San Luis Obispo amending Resolution No. 4580 (1981 Series) to increase the monthly salary of the City Attorney. Passed and adopted on the following roll call vote: AYES: Councilmembers Griffin, Dovey, Dunin, Settle and Mayor Billig NOES: None ABSENT: None E -3 CHANNEL COUNTIES DIVISION MEETING - SAN LUIS OBISPO Councilman Settle asked for Council assistance in finding a speaker for the afternoon session of the League of California Cities Channel Counties Division meeting which will be held in San Luis Obispo on February 19, 1982. He stated the speaker which was tentatively scheduled for 4:00 p.m. will not be able to make it and asked the Council for names of people who might be willing to speak in areas such as consulting, housing, land use controls or revenue impacts. He added it should be kept in mind that the budget is limited as far as being able to trans- port speakers from out of town and pay for their expenses. Councilwoman Dovey suggested a less formal presentation such as that which the City of Ventura has on their program of using citizen volun- teers. She stated she received information on their program and would be glad to share it with Councilman Settle. Councilman Dunin asked the Mayor to appoint a Council subcommittee to address the charges of the host city work on speakers and report back to the Council with their findings. Mayor Billig asked Councilwoman Dovey to work with Councilman Settle on this matter, keeping the Council appraised on their progress. She also asked that in the future, when matters like this arise, Councilmembers come to the Council in the beginning and ask to have it put on the agenda so a subcommittee may be formed to organize and communicate with City Council and staff. Councilman Dunin asked who would bear the costs for this meeting. Councilman Settle stated that the Channel Counties Division bears the costs of transporting the speakers to the meeting and the individual cities pay for any additional staffing, printing, etc., that is needed. 2. DOWNTOWN PARKING PROGRAM /METER CONVERSION Dave Romero, Public Services Director, stated that on request of Mayor Billig, he had completed a detailed analysis on the -cost effectiveness of accelerating the city's parking meter conversion program. It was his recommendation the city contract with Traffic Appliance Corporation, the firm which supplies our meters, to convert and clean a 2/3 portion of the remaining 848 meters, thus cutting the remaining conversion time from 11 to 5 months. Marcel Cote felt that if the city is going to raise the parking meter rates from 5C to 20C per hour, they should give the shoppers something in return. He recommended that time limits be removed from those meters which are converted. Dave Romero stated it was his recommendation that the 2 and 3 hour time limits be removed at the completion of the conversion program. He suggested that this be done all at once instead of piece meal so as not to confuse the patrons. Antoinette Cook asked why Santa Maria can get by without having to use parking meters and why does San Luis Obispo have so many of them. City Council Minutes January 11, 1982 - 12:10 p.m. Page 3 Dave Romero explained that all parking meter revenues are ear marked for parking. John French was pleased with the conversion program and stated revenues from the converted meters are falling in line with what had been antici- pated, lending credence to what was expected of the program. Councilman Settle asked Mr. Cote if he felt comfortable with the removal of time limit on converted meters and whether it might increase employee parking over customer parking. Marcel Cote felt at 20C an hour it would be too expensive for the average employee to feed the meter on an hourly basis. Mayor Billig supported staff recommendation based on the assumption that the program would be completed in five months. Councilwoman Dovey felt this would be a cost effective move and accepted staff's recommendation to negotiate with Traffic Appliance Corporation, and she supported adoption of a resolution to increase the parking fund appropriations for this use. Councilman Settle stated he was not sure if this expenditure to speed up the conversion process would be that cost effective. He would like to have this issue more integrated with that of the parking structure. On motion of Councilwoman Dovey, seconded by Councilman Dunin, the following resolution was introduced: Resolution No. 4715 (1982 Series), a resolution of the Council of the City of San Luis Obispo increasing parking fund appropriations by $14,000 to provide contract conversion of the downtown parking meter timing mechanisms. Passed and adopted on the following roll call vote:. AYES: Councilmembers Dovey,: Dunin, Griffin and Mayor Billig NOES: Councilman Settle ABSENT: None On motion of Councilman Settle, seconded by Councilwoman Dovey, to retain the current policy regarding the lifting of time limit on parking meters until the entire meter conversion program has been completed. Passed and adopted on the following roll call vote: AYES: Councilmembers Settle, Dovey, Dunin, Griffin and Mayor Billig NOES: None ABSENT: None Councilman Griffin left the meeting at 1:30 p.m. 3. TURBINE GENERATOR - WHALE ROCK PROJECT Paul Lanspery reviewed,.for the Council's information, the action which was taken by the Whale Rock Commission on the Turbine Generator bids. He explained that based upon the cost effectiveness of the project, the Commission voted to award the bid to the Worthington Group, Alternate B -1, at a cost of $22,850. He stated the Commission also approved an expenditure of up to $10,000 from Whale Rock funds to cover project costs not covered by state funds. After brief discussion, the report was received and filed. City Council Minutes January 11, 1982 - 12:10 p.m. Page 4 4. HIGUERA COMMERCE PARK Continued discussion of Planning Commission recommendations on Higuera Commerce Park. Glen Matteson, Assistant Planner, stated that -on December 14, 1981, after a public hearing on December 1, the Council considered Planning Commission and staff recommendations for amending the Specific Plan. The draft now being considered has been prepared to reflect the Council's choices at those meetings. Rob Strong, representing the applicant, stated that he felt there was ample material before.the Council to aid them in their decision and that he would be happy to respond to any questions the Council may have. The Council then proceeded with a page by page discussion of the Specific Plan taking the following actions: 1. Revised the phasing program: no.building shall commence before January 1984, development not to exceed 15 percent per year after that. 2. Only two driveways to be allowed providing access to Higuera Street. 3. Prohibited utility offices and regional administrative offices. 4. Eliminated quotes from the Land Use Element. After further discussion, it was the consensus of the Council that the above actions, along with other minor revisions, were to be made a part of the resolution amending the Higuera Commerce Park Specific Plan and brought back for Council adoption.- On motion of Councilwoman Dovey, seconded by Councilman Dunin, the following ordinance was introduced: Ordinance No. 916 (1982 Series), an ordinance of the City of San Luis Obispo amending the official Zone Map of the City to rezone property east of South Higuera Street and north of Tank Farm road from C /OS -20 to M -SP. Introduced and passed to print on the following roll call vote: AYES: Councilmembers Dovey, Dunin and Mayor Billig NOES: Councilman Settle ABSENT: Councilman Griffin At this point, there -was general discussion as to whether the Council wished to extend an invitation to the Architectural Review Commission for one of their members to serve on the Ad Hoc Energy Conservation Guidelines Committee. Upon general consensus, Council agreed to invite a member of the A.R.C. to serve on the Committee. There being no further business to come before the City Council, Mayor Billig adjourned the meeting at 3:20 p.m. to Tuesday, January 12, 1982, at 7:00 p.m. at City .Hall. amela Voges, 0ty Clerk APPROVED BY COUNCIL: 2/2/82 1 1 1