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01/19/1982M I N U T E S REGULAR MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL CITY OF SAN LUIS OBISPO TUESDAY, JANUARY 19, 1982 - 7:00 P.M. COUNCIL CHAMBERS, CITY HALL, 990 PALM STREET SAN LUIS OBISPO, CALIFORNIA PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE ROLL CALL Councilmembers Present: GlennaDeane Dovey, Ron Dunin, Robert Griffin, Allen Settle and Mayor Melanie C. Billig Absent: None City Staff Present: Paul Lanspery, Administrative Officer; George Thacher, City Attorney; Pamela Voges, City Clerk; Geoff Grote, Legal Assistant; Roger Neuman, Police Chief; Dave Romero, Public Services Director; Jim Stockton, Recreation Director; Dan Smith, Senior Planner; Ann McKibbin, Personnel Director CONSENT ITEMS C -1 CLAIMS AGAINST THE CITY On motion of Councilman Settle, seconded by Councilman Dunin, claims against the City for the month of January 1982 be approved and ordered paid subject to the approval of the CAO. Motion carried, all ayes. C -2 COUNCIL MINUTES On motion of Councilman Settle, seconded by Councilman Dunin, the following minutes be approved as amended: December 15, 1981 - 7:00 p.m. December 29, 1981 - 10:45 a.m. and January 4, 1982 - 12:10 p.m. Motion carried, all ayes. C -3 ASSESSMENT CENTER - FIRE CHIEF On motion of Councilman Settle, seconded by Councilman Dunin, the following resolution was introduced: Resolution No. 4720 (1982 Series), a resolution of the Council of the City of San Luis Obispo authorizing an agreement between the City and Management Assessment Centers for the conducting of an assessment center for Fire Chief candidates. Passed and adopted on the following roll call vote: AYES: Councilmembers Settle, Dunin, Dovey, Griffin and Mayor Billig NOES: None ABSENT: None C -4 MEADOW PARK AND SANTA ROSA PARK IMPROVEMENTS On motion of Councilman Settle, seconded by Councilman Dunin, the following resolution was introduced: Resolution No. 4721 (1982 Series), a resolution of the Council of the City of San Luis Obispo - increasing capital outlay fund appropriations for the 1981 -1982 fiscal year in the City Council Minutes January 19, 1982 - 7:00 p.m. Page 2 amount of $9,400 to provide minor improvements to Meadow and Santa Rosa Parks (refundable grants). Passed and adopted on the following roll call vote: AYES: Councilmembers Settle, Dunin, Dovey, Griffin and Mayor Billig NOES: None ABSENT: None C -5 AUTHORIZED SIGNATURES FOR CITY BANK ACCOUNTS On motion of Councilman Settle, seconded by Councilman Dunin, the following resolution was introduced: Resolution No. 4722 (1982 Series), a resolution of the Council of the City of San Luis Obispo authorizing Rudolph C. Muravez as Finance Director /Treasurer and Paul A. Lanspery, as City Administrative Officer, to sign checks, drafts and orders for the City with Crocker National Bank. Passed and adopted on the following roll call vote: AYES: Councilmembers Settle, Dunin, Dovey, Griffin and Mayor Billig NOES: None ABSENT: None C -6 TRACT 718 - LAGUNA SHORES - CONDITIONS OF APPROVAL On motion of Councilman Settle, seconded by Councilman Dunin, the report by the Public Services Director on conditions 15 and 20 of tentative tract approval for Tract 718 located at 1301 Laguna Lane; Stan Bell, subdivider, be received and filed. Motion carried, all ayes. C -7 MONTEREY /GRAND TRAFFIC SIGNALS On motion of Councilman Settle,'seconded by Councilman Dunin, the plans and specifications for "MONTEREY /GRAND TRAFFIC SIGNALS ", City Plan No. D -58, bid estimate $61,539.33 without contingencies be approved and staff be authorized to call for bids. Motion carried all ayes. C -8 PORTABLE AIR COMPRESSOR BIDS On motion of Councilman Settle, seconded by Councilman Dunin, the following resolution was introduced: Resolution No. 4723 (1982 Series), a resolution of the Council of the City of San Luis Obispo awarding the low bid to Oster- Bauer, Compressor Corporation in the amount of $7,649 for "PORTABLE AIR COMPRESSOR ", for the Water T & D Division, bid estimate $13,000 without contingencies. (Bids opened 1/7/82) Passed and adopted on the following roll call vote: AYES: Councilmembers Settle, Dunin, Dovey, Griffin and Mayor Billig NOES: None ABSENT: None C -9 POLICE FACILITY HVAC SYSTEM MODIFICATIONS On motion of Councilman Settle, seconded by Councilman Dunin, the plans and specifications for "POLICE DEPARTMENT HEATING, VENTILATION & AIR -CON- DITIONING MODIFICATION ", bid estimate $15,000 without contingencies be approved and staff be authorized to call for bids. Motion carried, all ayes. E 1 1 I City Council Minutes January 19, 1982 - 7:00 p.m. Page 3 C -10 WATERLINE IMPROVEMENT - MILL STREET On motion of Councilman Settle, seconded by Councilman Dunin, the plans and specifications for "WATERLINE IMPROVEMENTS - MILL STREET, CHORRO TO MORRO AND GROVE TO GRAND" City Plan Nos. E -43 & E -44, bid estimates $22,378 and $30,301 without contingencies be approved and staff be authorized to call for bids. Motion carried, all ayes. PUBLIC HEARINGS 1. APPEAL OF PLANNING COMMISSION - U0818 (SMITH) Council held a public hearing to consider an appeal by Richard J. Krejsa of a decision by the Planning Commission denying his appeal of hearing officer's action approving a one -year time extension with modified conditions for approved use permit for offices on the first floor and restaurant with more than 100 seats within retail /office complex known as Promontory Project located at 410 Higuera Street; C -R -S zone. Geoff Grote, Legal Assistant and Acting Community Development Director, explained that Ken Bruce, staff member and hearing.officer on this project, was unable to be here this evening to explain his report but he then briefly went over the general policies used by the Planning Depart- ment to determine approvals of time extension applications. It was his opinion that the applicant had followed all the policies as outlined by the Planning Department.. Mayor Billig declared the public hearing open. Dan Smith, Senior Planner, reviewed for the Council a brief history of this project. He stated that on December 9, 1981, the Planning Commission had considered two appeals on the hearing officer's action granting a one -year time extension to the approved use permit. On a 4 -1 vote the Commission upheld the appeal of King Development Company and denied the appeal of Dr. Richard Krejsa. In upholding the King Development appeal, the Commission granted a one -year time extension of the use permit subject to all original conditions, except four of them which were modified. Dr. Richard Krejsa is appealing the Commission's action to the Council based on the reasons noted in his letter of appeal. Staff would recommend the appeal be denied and the Planning Commission action and granting the project use permit a one -year extension with the four conditions modified being upheld. Three of those conditions were primarily refinement of the permit. The additional requirement would require the applicant to execute the widening of Stenner and San Luis Creeks to handle a larger frequency storm and.help eliminate flooding in the area. The applicant appealed, 1) the requirement to widen the creek; and 2) to have a secondary access on Brizzolara Street. Geoff Grote, Legal Assistant and Acting Community Development Director, explained that Ken Bruce, staff member and hearing.officer on this project, was unable to be here this evening to explain his report but he then briefly went over the general policies used by the Planning Depart- ment to determine approvals of time extension applications. It was his opinion that the applicant had followed all the policies as outlined by the Planning Department.. Mayor Billig declared the public hearing open. Rob Rossi, owner and applicant, 555 Chorro Street, then gave a brief history of the project. He explained that in 1978 and 1979 they.had checked with the Community Development Department on what .would be required for this project. At that time the project was zoned.0 -R allowing for approximately 75,000 sq. ft. for the buildings. There is about 135,000 sq ft. that was able to be developed above the flood line. The project now before the Council was for between.40,000 and 44,000 sq. ft. The biggest hurdle initially and most time - consuming was the City and State discussion for the possible creek widening. They have promised to adhere to all City and Cal Trans criteria for.setback regardless of what plan was eventually adopted. He felt,all.conditions stipulated in the environmental mitigation•.studies ha& been met although the newly reinstated Tree Committee had additional suggestions and ideas to those of staff (Lane Wilson); those conditions had been met. They then went to the ARC and received unanimous approval from that commission. He felt that most of the delay (6 to 8 months) of attempting to meet the use permit conditions, were used up by the various city's, boards' and commissions' process. He explained,that all buildings were substantially above the flood line. No building was over two- stories and they were placed on the site as far-away from the freeway as possible and could City Council Minutes January 19, 1982 - 7:00 p.m. Page 4 barely be seen by freeway traffic. This was true even before the berming and landscaping was completed. Dr. Richard Krejsa, appellant, explained.that he had a long standing interest in the protection of the creeks for some 14 years. His appeal was basically a philosophical one, as his original appeal had never been officially denied by the Planning Commission; and he would appreciate the Council's courtesy to give him an aye or nay regardless of their decision on this project. He was afraid that the creek was being done in a piece meal basis, and he would urge the Council to look for a uniform plan for development of the creek. Enrico Bongio, San Luis Obispo citizen, stated that he was also con- cerned about the City and with a plan to do something with the.bridge. He felt that this was a real bottleneck and would urge mitigation of the problem. Dave Romero, Public Services Director, stated that the City had been working with the State for a number of years in an attempt to do some- thing about the bridge as it does result in increased flooding in this area. This has been a top priority, and the State has recently submit- ted two alternatives: 1) to raise the bridge, or 2) to move it further to the west and realign the stream. Staff would be supportive of the second alternative. The Promontory Project would be tied into this overall picture regardless of which decision was reached. Jamie Lopes, stated he agreed with Dr. Krejsa and felt that the general plan had been amended in 1977 to show this area as agriculture /conserva- tion. The zoning at that time was C -R. The Council had later changed it to C -R -S, now the City has a project very advanced and although the design was a good one, he did not feel it appropriate for this area. He would like to see this site left as open space, and he would encourage the Council to take a closer look at creek developments. Keith Gurnee, representing John King, the developer, agreed that a master plan was needed for the creek but felt that this project could be used as an example of the type of.developments to be built along the creek area. It utilizes a vast amount of open space and does leave the creek in its natural state. Further, it satisfied the 100 year flood/ storm criteria. Regarding the biological concerns, he stated he also has long been concerned about the creek pollution and felt that the Fish & Game had sufficient control and conditions that the developer would have to meet that the fish in the water would be fully protected. He felt that this project could be looked at as being a positive develop- ment and in keeping with the Downtown Goal Statement adopted by the Council in October of 1979. Mayor Billig questioned the developer as to their intentions of protect- ing the trees along the creek, grease and petroleum from getting into the creek and if during construction, any heavy equipment would be required to get in the creek. Further, she was concerned with regard to the parking. As the development proceeds, would the applicant be willing to live with all the conditions that might be imposed by staff which might reduce the project up to 10 percent to provide for the required parking. Keith Gurnee, representing the applicant, felt that 1) the Fish & Game had stringent enough rules that they would have to adhere to to be protective of the trees, grease, petroleum, equipment, etc. Further, he would be willing to meet any conditions imposed by the Planning Commission or Council. Dr. Krejsa cautioned the Council again that the Fish & Game restrictions were not strict enough. The Fish & Game had signed off on Diablo Canyon, Hearst Castle and other projects; and he does not feel that their restrictions would be sufficient to protect the creek. Mayor Billig declared the public hearing closed. City Council Minutes January 19, 1982 - 7:00 p.m. Page 5 On motion of Councilman Dunin, seconded by Councilman Settle, to deny the appeal and uphold the Planning Commission decision to grant a one -year time extension for the project. Councilman Settle stated he could support the project as he felt the Nolte report would be addressing those problems inherent with.the creek, and the applicant has already agreed to live with those conditions that might be imposed as a result. He could also support the requirement by 1 staff to require a loop water line from Higuera Street to Brizzolara Street but he could not support the Fire Department's requirement to require a secondary access easement across private property to Brizzolara Street. Councilwoman Dovey also stated she could support the project but reassured the appellant that the City would be looking at creek widening policy And was most anxious to adopt it as they had many of the same concerns as the appellant. Councilman Griffin agreed that this was an extraordinarily sensitive project but felt that the developer had done an excellent job. He could not support the motion, however, as he felt'that there could be other options explored in greater detail for development along the creek. He did, however, support the project. Councilman Dunin stated that he agreed with staff, Planning Commission, ARC, and City Attorney; felt that the project had received an extreme amount of attention and felt he could easily support it. Mayor Billig stated that she also had a great deal of concern with regard to this project and had not been supportive of the change in the land use designation. However, she felt the developer has done an excellent job at responding to the concerns,of the ARC, Planning Commis- sion, Council and public. Further, the applicant had.been willing to scale down the project to a -large extent. He had been very cooperative, and she felt that through the landscaping and the limited height of the project, that this would be a project both the residents and general public could be proud of. Motion carried on the following roll call vote: AYES: Councilmembers Dunin, Settle, Dovey and Mayor Billig 'NOES: Councilman Griffin ABSENT: None 2. APPEAL OF PLANNING COMMISSION - U1002 Council held a public hearing to consider an appeal by Richard W. Ferris of a decision by the Planning Commission denying his request to allow a coin - operated amusement center located at 879 Higuera Street; C -C zone. Mayor Billig stated that she had received a request.from the applicant, Mr. Ferris, confirming that the applicants for the project would agree to a City initiated continuance of this hearing to the February 16, 1982, meeting. Mayor Billig declared the public hearing open. Mr. Ferris felt that the video arcade use was legally established and all necessary permits required at theitime of initiation of the use were validly obtained. For that reason; he did not feel the City could legally demand additional permits such as the currently pending condi- tional use permit: During the pendency of this continuance, he would wish to explore the position further with City staff, as well as their attorney, to determine whether there was any purpose to be served by further processing of the pending CUP application. Mayor Billig declared the public hearing closed. City Council Minutes January 19, 1982 - 7:00 p.m. Page 6. On motion of Councilwoman Dovey, seconded by Councilman Settle, to continue this item to the February 16, 1982, Council meeting. Motion carried, all ayes. 3. LAGUNA LAKE MANAGEMENT PROGRAM The Council held a public hearing to consider public comment and possible adoption of the Laguna Lake Management Program. Dave Romero, Public Services Director, explained that in 1979 the Council had appointed a Laguna Lake Committee to solicit proposals from consultants to be hired and prepare a Management Plan and EIR for Laguna Lake. The City subsequently accepted the team of the ENVICOM Corporation and MDW Associates to conduct the work. The Council reviewed the Management Plan in meetings held in October, November and December of 1980 and provided additional direction for the consultants to complete the EIR and Management Program. Council then tentatively adopted the plan. The EIR was considered and adopted at the Council meeting of January 5, 1982. The plan now before them is the final step in the master planning for the development maintenance for Laguna Lake. The report covered the full range of possibilities for Laguna Lake allowing City flexibility to apply for grants or to move with confidence on one of the permanent solutions should funds become available, or should actions of other agencies make those more permanent solutions cost- effec- tive. The program involves three items: 1) the purchase of a mechanical weed harvester; 2) removal of sediments from the Prefumo inlet; and 3) installation of a temporary dam at the Madonna Road culvert. The City had already contracted for the mechanical weed harvester, which will be delivered around April to be used during the summer. During late summer of 1981, the City informed contractors that material could be removed from Prefumo inlet. To date, contractors have removed approximately 3,000 cu. yds. at no cost to the City. An additional 3,500 cu. yds. had been removed at City cost for fill material at the new Corporation Yard. The temporary dam at the.downstream end of Madonna Road culvert was installed by City forces in late spring of 1981 and removed prior to fall rains. He explained that Program 4 of the plan, requiring the use of treated sewage affluent to maintain the lake level, had been dropped from the Wastewater Treatment Plant grant as it appeared unlikely that it would be reincluded in the program and which is now suffering.a severe shortage of funds. Additionally, Programs 6 and 7, involving the dredging of the central lake, would await the availability of the dredge now being utilized by the Men's Colony at Chorro Reservoir. If the dredge were to become available, possibly next year, the City could make arrangements with the Men's Colony on a rental basis for the operation of the dredge. Mayor Billig declared the public hearing open. Richard Jordison, 1057 Buchon Street and a member of the Laguna Lake Committee, felt that the weed control proposed would help to keep the entire lake alive, and he would urge Council's adoption of this plan. Paul Chappell, State Fish & Game Department, submitted a letter express- ing Fish & Games' concerns with additional recommendations which could be included as a part of the Environmental Impact Report. He then read the letter into the record as follows: "The Department of Fish and Game has in the past and continues to oppose the diversion of wastewater from San Luis Obispo Creek to Laguna Lake. It is our opinion that the effects of this pro- posed diversion would cause more harm to the fish and wildlife resources of San Luis Obispo Creek than any benefit that would come to Laguna Lake. We urge the City of San Luis Obispo to reject any diversion of wastewater from San Luis Obispo Creek. In October 1981, the Department of Fish and Game commented on the Draft EIR, Laguna Lake Management Plan. In our letter, several comments were made in reference to the water quality and fishery resources of the lake. It appears as though these 1 1 1 City Council Minutes January 19, 1982 - 7:00 p.m. Page 7 comments and recommendations were not incorporated into the present report. The Department of Fish and Game wishes to reiterate those concerns and provide additional comments and recommendations. The temporary log dam at Madonna road may impede the migration of steelhead trout to Prefumo Creek. If the City elects to install such a water retention facility, the Department of 1 Fish and Game shall require the City to provide for adequate fish passage pursuant to Fish and Game Code Section 5937. Engineering plans and specifications for said facility shall be submitted to the Department of Fish and Game for review and approval before construction of such a facility. The project sponsor shall be responsible for obtaining an agreement with the Department for any alteration of the Lake or creeks pur- suant to Fish and Game Code Sections 1600 et seq. The use of the Prefumo Creek inlet as a sedimentation catch- ment basin, as described in the 1981 report, has the potential of being detrimental to fishery resources because it may act as a barrier to the migration of steelhead. The project spon- sor shall be responsible for the proper maintenance of the channel to prevent degradation of fish and wildlife habitat. We recommend that permanent haul roads be installed to prevent the destruction of the riparian community during maintenance periods. We consider the fishery section of the report to be inadequate and misleading. In Appendix D, Fauna of Laguna Lake, the section regarding the most commonly found fish, is unsatisfac- tory. One fish listed as commonly found, the mottled sculpin ( Cottus Baridi), does not occur in the State of California. Brook trout. (Salvelinus fontinalus) which were listed as ' a resident, rarely lives over four years and reproductive success in warmwater reservoirs, with dense populations of non -game species, is marginal at best... During the late 1960's, some incidental brook trout were stocked with the regular plants of rainbow trout, however,.the percentage of brook trout planted was less than 5 %. We are unaware of any brook trout in the angler catch at Laguna Lake and seriously question the accuracy of its occurrence. Channel catfish .(Istaluris punctatus), a resident of Laguna Lake for well over ten years, is not an gerbivorous species as implied by this report. Channel catfish may incidentally ingest vegetation while feeding, however, the digestion tract is not capable for assimilating vegetation. The proposal to introduce channel catfish to control aquatic vegetation is obviously not based upon scientific knowledge of this species. The report fails to identify the following species of fish, reptiles and amphibians which are residents of Laguna Lake and its adjacent environs. In Laguna Lake, both the goldfish (Carassius auratus) and carp (Cyprinus carpio) are abundant. In addition, hitch (Lovinia exilicauda);.threespine stickle- back (Gasterasteus aculeatus), western sucker (Catostomus occidentalis), prickly sculpin Cottus asper), Sacramento squawfish (Ptychocheilus grandis) and the channel catfish ' are common. While only a transient visitor, the Pacific Lamprey (Lampretta tridentata) migrates through the lake to spawn in the tributaries. Common amphibians not listed include: California newt (Taricha torosa) and the western toad (Buffo boreas). Notable reptiles missing include: Pacific pond turtle (Clemmys marmorata), western fence.lizard (Sceloporus occidentalis), western shink (eumeces shiltoniamus), common king snake (lampro pelties getulus), gopher snake, (Pituophis catenifer), common City Council Minutes January 19, 1982 - 7:00 p.m. Page 8 garter snake (Thamnophis sirtalis) and the western garter snake (Thamnophis elegans)." Upon question by Mayor Billig, Mr. Chappell stated that the:Fish & Game would have no problem with the installation of the temporary dam at the Madonna Road culvert with the exception that it not be placed during the migration period. Dave Romero, Public Services Director, explained that this would not be installed until later in the migration.season,.probably about May as it also impedes flood waters if it is done during the rainy season. Mayor Billig declared the public hearing closed. On motion of Councilman Settle, seconded by Councilman Dunin, to adopt the resolution approving the Laguna Lake Management Program. Passed and adopted on the following roll call vote: AYES: Councilmembers Settle, Dunin, Dovey, Griffin and-Mayor Billig NOES: None ABSENT: None Mayor Billig then requested that staff include the concerns outlined by Paul Chappell and the letter from Fish & Game in the Program as well as the Environmental Impact Report. Councilman Dunin agreed with comments made by Mayor Billig.and stated he was pleased that this plan finally being adopted. Councilman Griffin requested that staff review those statements mentioned on page 56 of the Report which now have language implying that there would be future improvements of the facilities at the park. It was his understanding that no improvements would be made and that this park would be left as unimproved. He would also like to see the plan include the Prefumo Creek inlet park area. It was general consensus that staff look at both of these park areas at the time future revisions are made to the plan. Mayor Billig then polled the Council as to their interest in possibly dedicating the plan or a portion of it, or adopting a Resolution of Appreciation, commending the late Foster Gruber for his efforts in bringing this plan through completion. Upon general consensus, the Council agreed to refer this.to the City Administrative Officer and the Mayor to..come up with. a resolution to be brought back at the next meeting commending the efforts of the late Foster Gruber for his contributions to this plan. Motion carried, all ayes. 8:20 p.m. Mayor Billig declared a recess. 8:30.p.m. City Council reconvened, all Councilmembers present. 4. APPEAL OF PLANNING COMMISSION - A99 -81 Council held a public hearing to consider an appeal by Mann Theatre Corporation of a decision by the Planning Commission denying their request to allow interior remodel of existing theatre to create two theatres located at 1035 Monterey Street; C -C zone (continued from 12/15/81). Mayor Billig explained that she had met with the principals of Mann Theatres in the last week and stated that they seemed to be very sensi- tive to the public concerns and had asked that the City be willing to work with them resolving some of the concerns stated by the public, as well as the Mann Theatres needs and the Fremont Theatre. She made a R City Council Minutes January 19, 1982 - 7:00 p.m. Page 9 recommendation that the Council accept the 6 -month continuance that they were requesting and direct the City Administrative Officer to do his own feasibility analysis of the Fremont Theatre, keeping in touch with the Citizens' Advisory Committee; and further, encourage citizen groups to work with them during this period. She would further recommend that the Council be willing to have a pretentative review meeting to discuss the proposal to be submitted by King and Associates for the downtown redevel- opment which includes a theatre complex. After brief discussion, on motion of Councilman Griffin, seconded by Councilman Settle, to continue this item for 6 months with the CAO directed to prepare the feasibility analysis of the Fremont Theatre and to keep the CAC apprised. Additionally, citizen groups encouraged to work with King and Associates during this time and Council to agree to hold the pretentative review to discuss proposals submitted by King and Associates.for the downtown redevelopment. Motion carried, all ayes. 5. ORDINANCE NO. 915 - ALCOHOL SALES AT SERVICE STATIONS Council held a public hearing on the final passage of Ordinance No. 915, an ordinance amending the San Luis Obispo Municipal Code to prohibit the sale of alcoholic beverages from service stations. After brief discussion, it was moved by Councilman Griffin, seconded by Councilman Settle, to refer this item to the Planning Commission for review and comment on land use zoning and any additional comments they may have. Further, to bring this.item back to the City Council by the February ;2, 1982, Council meeting. Motion carried, all ayes. C O M M U N I C A T I O N S A. Councilman Settle suggested that the Council forward a copy of the resolution adopted by the Council on January 12, 1982, expressing the need for earthquake planning.as an essential part of nuclear response preparedness, be forwarded to other interested Congressmen and Senators of the Diablo Canyon project. After brief discussion and upon general consensus, Council agreed that the Mayor be directed to write a cover letter and to include a copy of the resolution and forward to the list as submitted by.Councilman Settle. Motion carried, all ayes. Councilman Griffin requested that the cover letter be submitted to Councilman Dunin prior to being forwarded as he hoped to get Mr. Dunin's concurrence. B. Mayor Billig had submitted a memorandum to the Councilmembers concerning Council meetings and procedures. After brief discussion, it was moved by Councilman Dunin, seconded by Councilman Griffin, to .adopt the memorandum concerning Council meetings and procedures in an effort to facilitate and shorten Council meetings as much as possible. Procedures were as follows: 1. Do research and ask questions of staff before the meetings, unless of course, new information comes to light during the meeting. 2. Confine Council comments to three minutes,and try not to be repetitive. If you agree with staff recommendation or with another Councilmember's comments, so state without elaboration. 3. Obtain Chairperson's recognition before speaking. 4. Refrain from personal discussions with another Councilmembers or member of the audience. Direct all questions through the Chairperson. 5. No changes should.be made to staff reports and recommendations regarding format and language, etc., unless possible changes involve substantive policy implications. City Council Minutes January 19, 1982 - 7:00 p.m. Page 10 6. Mayor strictly time speakers and request wrap =ups. 7. Prepare to adjourn meetings by 11:30 p.m. - at 11:00 p.m. the Mayor will poll the City Council regarding their wish to.continue if involved in an important item. With the additional condition, item 8, that Councilmembers adhere to prompt Council meeting starting times. Motion carried, all ayes. 8:50 p.m. City Council adjourned to Closed Session to discuss employee negotiations. 10:25 p.m. City Council reconvened, all Councilmembers present. There being no further business to come before the City Council; Mayor Billig adjourned the meeting to Monday, January 25, at 12:10 p.m." P mela Voges,. OL ty Clerk APPROVED BY COUNCIL: 2/2/82 M I N U T E S ADJOURNED MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL CITY OF SAN LUIS OBISPO MONDAY, JANUARY 25, 1982 - 12:10 P.M. COUNCIL CHAMBER, CITY HALL, 990 PALM STREET SAN LUIS OBISPO, CALIFORNIA STUDY SESSION RnT.T. CAT.T. Councilmembers Present: GlennaDeane Dovey, Ron Dunin, Robert Griffin, Allen Settle and Mayor Melanie C. Billig Absent: None City Staff Present: Paul Lanspery, Administrative Officer; George Thacher, City Attorney; Pamela Voges, City Clerk 12:10 p.m. City Council adjourned to Closed Session to discuss Litiga- tion Matters. 12:20 City Council reconvened, all Councilmembers present. 1. MOBILE HOME PARKS Council held a public hearing to take public comments and.Council discussion regarding Mobile Home Parks. Mayor Billig explained the process by which the meeting would be con- ducted and that public testimony would be taken but that no final 1