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04/28/1992249 City Council Meeting Page 2 Tuesday, April 28, 1992 - 7:00 P.M. PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD P.C. 1. Mike di Milo. 781 -1/2 Peach Street, expressed frustration over the lengthy building code enforcement process he is experiencing regarding his downtown business. Tom Baasch, Chief Building Official, was directed to respond to Mr. di Milo's concerns tomorrow. CONSENT AGENDA C -1 CULTURAL HERITAGE COMMITTEE BYLAWS (File No. 453) Council considered amending the bylaws of the Cultural Heritage Committee concerning appointment of members from the three Historical Preservation Districts and a provision for a person knowledgeable about local archaeology to serve on the committee if possible. Councilmember Pinard said that she was concerned that the designation for a person knowledgeable in local archaeology would limit citizens from serving and allow those who had served for many years in the past to go off the committee for a year and then be appointed again. After discussion, moved by Roalman /Reiss (4 -1, Councilmember Pinard voting no), Resolution No. 8004 was adopted amending the bylaws of the Cultural Heritage Committee to provide that, if possible, the membership include a person knowledgeable in local archaeology, and, if possible, one City resident from each of the three Historical Preservation Districts comprise the membership. APPOINTMENTS ' Al. CULTURAL HERITAGE COMMITTEE (File No. 123) Council considered three appointments to the Cultural Heritage Committee. Councilmember Pinard was opposed to the appointment of Dr. Dan Krieger because, although he has not served on the Cultural Heritage Committee since March of 1991, he has served on this committee for many years in the past. She felt that his appointment should be deferred and applications of those not appointed reviewed again. After discussion, moved by Roalman /Reiss (4 -1, Councilmember Pinard voting no), to appoint Jack Lewis to a four -year term to expire March 31, 1996, Victoria Wood to a three -year term to expire March 31, 1995, and Dan Krieger to a three -year term to expire on March 31, 1992. ---- ---- — ----- — ------- ----------- ------ ---------------------------------------------------- PRESENTATION Mayor Dunin presented a proclamation to members of the Chamber of Commerce declaring May 3 -9, 1992 as "City of San Luis Obispo Tourism Week" and thanked them for their efforts in strengthening the tourist industry in San Luis Obispo. PUBLIC HEARING 1. STONERIDGE II ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT REPORT (File No. 462) Council held a public hearing to consider certification of the revised Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the Stoneridge fI Annexation project (continued from 4/21/92 at 4:00 p.m.). Pam Ricci. Associate Planner, reviewed the agenda report. Karen Smith from Ogden Environmental and Stephen Orosz of Penfield -Smith were on hand to answer questions on the EIR. After this review, staff and the consultants answered questions and concerns from Councilmembers. 250 City Council Meeting Page 3 Tuesday, April 28, 1992 - 7:00 P.M. Councilmember Roalman noted that a provision for the use of reclaimed water for each lot landscape irrigation and /or toilet flushing had been stricken from the EIR. After discussion, Council concurred that the provision for the possibility of the use of gray water for individual lots be restored to the document. Mayor Dunin declared the public hearing open. Erik .iustesen, representing RRM Design Group, addressed Council concerns related to relocating wetland areas, water consumption figures, the capture of seep water, use of reclaimed water and drainage problems. Gary Williams. 555 Lawrence Drive, expressed concerns related to maintaining the integrity of the neighborhood by limited cross traffic and the use of Lawrence Drive and a thoroughfare. He was also troubled about street connections and felt there would be a need to install a traffic light on Lawrence Drive. He felt that height limitations should be strictly adhered to with no opportunity left open to push building heights to 20 feet. Richard Stevens. 309 Lawrence Drive, said he was not clear what the actual envelope of the project would be and felt that the open space presented a fire danger. Cliff Branch 141 San Rafael, Avila Beach, expressed frustration over the protracted process in the development of Stoneridge II and urged the Council to approve the EIR. Ann Patton. 550 Bluerock Court, said she was unclear about the proposed density of the project and was also concerned about traffic circulation and the need for a traffic light on Lawrence Drive. Phil Ashley, 1586 La Cita Court, said water should be targeted for wetland development before approval of the EIR. Larry Wright, 515 Lawrence Drive, said it was very important that the 15 foot height limit be enforced and that drainage be addressed. Mike Cowdrey, 551 Lawrence Drive, commended the planning stall' on the improvements to the current EIR but said he still had concerns regarding drainage from the development. Roy HantY, 569 Lawrence Drive, also asked that the development be strictly held to the 15 foot height limit. 9:15 P.M., Mayor Dunin declared a recess. 9:30 P.M., City Council reconvened; all Councilmembers present. John Kin , the applicant, responded to some of the concerns expressed by neighbors at this public hearing. He said that specific problems of critical lots would be addressed during the planned development process. Mayor Dunin declared the public hearing closed. After discussion, Council concurred that the Errata to Section 4.1.4 should be amended to allow for Council review of height and privacy issues for Lots 1 -18 during the development plan process and delete the provision for a maximum building height of 20 feet with the approval of an administrative use permit. Moved by Ranna /Reiss, (4 -1, Councilmember Pinard voting no), Resolution No. 8005 was adopted certifying the Environmental Impact Report on Stoneridge 11 as amended this evening. 1 251 City Council Meeting Page 4 Tuesday, April 28, 1992 - 7:00 P.M. 2. CIRCULATION ELEMENT (File No. 462) Due to the lateness of the hour, Council concurred that this item be continued to date certain, Monday, May 11, 1992 beginning at 12 Noon. 3. CITIZEN'S ADVISORY COMMITTEE STATUS (File No. 1023) John Dunn. City Administrative Officer, reviewed the functions of the Citizen's Advisory Committee (continued from 4/7/92). After brief discussion, moved by Roalman /Reiss, (5 -0) to reaffirm the status of the Citizen's Advisory Committee as a "Continuing Special Purpose Committee." 4. SURPLUS CITY PROPERTY (File No. 165) Council considered declaring two motorcycles as surplus City property (continued from 4/7/92). Councilmember Reiss questioned why the San Mateo Police Department was interested in two motorcycles that we considered surplus. Ken Hampian. Assistant City administrative Officer explained that San Mateo has a training program for motorcycle officers and that these motorcycles would be used in this program, not by enforcement personnel on the streets. Councilmember Pinard said that she felt the City's amortization on City property was too short. Mayor Dunin concurred with Councilmember Pinard and said reports to Council on surplus property should be more detailed. Moved by Ranna /Roalman (5 -0), Resolution No. 8006 adopted declaring two motorcycles listed in Exhibit "A" as surplus City property. Moved by Ranna /Roalman, (5 -0), staff directed to bring the Fleet Management Plan before Council for review. COMMUNICATIONS Comm. 1. Councilmember Pinard said she would like to see the art in the Italian Street Painting Festival, which took place on April 25 and 26, preserved for a longer period after next year's festival. Comm. 2. Mayor Dunin said that he had received a letter from President Warren Baker stating that the Performing Arts Center is on schedule. 10:35 p.m., there being no further business to come before the City Council, Mayor Dunin adjourned the meeting to Monday, May 4, 1992 at 12 Noon. APPROVED BY COUNCIL: 5/19/92 Pa Voges, City Cl By: Kim Condon, istant City Clerk KC:cm