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07/21/1992n 1 [1 City Council Meeting July 21, 1992 - 7:00 P.M. MINUTES REGULAR MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL CITY OF SAN LUIS OBISPO TUESDAY, JULY 21, 1992 - 7:00 P.M. COUNCIL CHAMBERS - CITY HALL - 990 PALM STREET SAN LUIS OBISPO, CALIFORNIA ROLL CALL Councilmembers Page 2 Present: Councilmembers Penny Rappa, Jerry Reiss, Bill Roalman and Mayor Dunin Absent: Councilmembers Peg Pinard City Staff Present: Ken Hampian, Acting City Administrative Officer; Jeff Jorgensen, City Attorney; Pam Voges, City Clerk; Wayne Peterson, Acting Public Works Director; Arnold Jonas, Community Development Director; Bill Statler, Finance Director; Bob Neumann, Fire Chief; Ann McPike, Personnel Director; Harry Watson, Transit Manager; Pam Ricci, Associate Planner PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD P.C.1. Richie Ray Walker was upset that the City did not take legal action to insure the referendum is placed on the ballot. P.C.2. Pat Veesart was concerned about.the cutbacks being made to the bike program; specifically Orcult & Laurel Lane. He urged the Council to reinstate the project & fund the $40,000 necessary. P.C.3. David Friend, 555 Ramona Drive, did not support charging $.25 per page for copying. P.C.4. Timothy Farrell, 555 Ramona Drive, was concerned about the City not legally supporting the issue of State Water on the ballot. P.C.S. Ed Sheehan, 941 Bluebell, supported the French Park project and wanted to see restrooms and meeting rooms included. PRESENTATION Mayor Dunin and Lance Evans, from the Chamber of Commerce, welcomed 32 students who were visiting from the Koger Kamp in cooperation with the Al Wooten Heritage Center of South Central Los Angeles. CONSENT AGENDA Moved by Reiss /Roalman (4-0 -1 Councilwoman Pinard absent) the Consent Calendar was approved as recommended by the City Administrative Officer. City Council Meeting Page 3 Tuesday, July 21, 1992 - 7:00 P.M. C-1 COUNCIL MINUTES Moved by Reiss/Roalman (4 -0-1, Councilwoman Pinard absent) to approve the following minutes as amended: Tuesday, June 16, 1992 at 6:30 P.M; and Tuesday, June 16, 1992 at 7:00 P.M. C-2 UTILITY BILLING ADJUSTMENT COMMITTEE (File No. 516) Council considered establishing a Utility Billing Adjustment Committee for the purpose of evaluating customer billing concerns. Moved by Retss/Roalman (440 -1, Councilwoman Pinard absent), Resolution No. 6032 was adopted establishing a Utility Billing Adjustment Committee as recommended. C-3 MISSION STREET PLAY LOT PROJECT (File No. S-19Y) Council considered plans and specifications and the solicitation of bids for the °Mission Street Play Lot Renovation, City Plan No. S-19r estimated to cost $61,000 including contingencies. Moved by Reiss /Roalman (44-1, Councilwoman Pinard absent), approved plans and specifications for Mission Street Play Lot Renovation, authorized solicitation of bids and authorized the City Administrative Officer to award contract (A- 67- 92 -CC) if the lowest responsible bid is within engineer's cost estimate as recommended. C-4 LAGUNA LAKE GOLF COURSE IRRIGATION PROJECT (File No. N -03Y) Council considered plans and specifications for °Laguna Lake Golf Course Irrigation Improvement, City Plan No. N -03r estimated to cost $75,000 excluding contingencies. Moved by Reiss /Roalman (4 -0-1, Councilwoman Pinard absent), approved plans and specifications for Golf Course Irrigations Project, authorized solicitation of bids and authorized the City Administrative Officer to award contract (A- 68- 92 -CC) if the lowest responsible bid is within engineer's cost estimate. C-5 SEISMIC SAFETY CORRECTIONS (File No. S -34X) Council considered plans and specifications for "Seismic Safety Corrections - Fire Station No. 2, City Plan No. S -34X° estimated to cost $71,000 including contingencies. Moved by Reiss / oalman (4 -0-1, Councilwoman Pinard absent), approved plans and specifications for Seismic Safety Corrections for Fire Station No. 2, authorized solicitation of bids, and authorized the City Administrative Officer to award contract (A- 69- 92 -CC) if lowest responsible bid is within engineer's cost estimate. City Council Meeting Page 4 Tuesday, July 21, 1992 - 7:00 P.M. C-6 LANDSCAPE AND BALL FIELD PROJECT (File No. S -181f) Council considered plans and specifications for'E.A. French Park: Landscape and Ball Field, City Plan No. S-18r estimated to cost $188,000 excluding contingencies. Moved by Reiss/Roalman (4 -0-1 -, Councilwoman Pinard absent), approved plans and specifications for E.A. French Park: Landscape and Ball Field, authorized solicitation of bids, and authorized the City Administrative Officer to award contract (A- 70- 92-CC) if the lowest responsible bid is within engineer's cost estimate as recommended. C-7 FLEET MANAGEMENT PROGRAM (File No. 162) Council considered and reviewed the Fleet Management Program and 1992 -93 vehicle replacements. Moved by Reiss/,Roalman (4 -0-1, Councilwoman Pinard absent), received and filed the report on the City's Fleet Management Program and approved the vehicle replacement schedule for 1992 -93 as recommended. C-8 CALIFORNIA CONSERVATION CORPS (File No. 501) Council considered an agreement with the California Conservation Corps for maintenance services. Moved by Reiss /Roalman (4 -0-1, Councilwoman Pinard absent), directed staff to use California Conservation Corps (CCC) labor for 11 City projects with a total estimated value of $112,000 (an estimated $45,700 would go to the CCC for labor), and 2) authorized the Mayor to send a letter of commitment to the CCC pledging use of CCC labor on the 11 designated projects as recommended. C -9 ARCHITECTURAL SERVICES (File No. 92 -04) Council considered certifying the list of qualified architects for the design of the new Headquarters Fire Station/Recreation Administration Building and authorizing staff to negotiate a contract for design services. Moved by Reiss /Roalman (4 -0-1, Councilwoman Pinard absent), certified the enclosed list of qualified architects for the design of the new Headquarters Fire Station /Recreation Administration Building, and 2) authorized staff to negotiate a contract (A- 71- 92-CC) with Ross Levin Maclntyre & Varner Associates for design services and return to Council for contract approval and execution as recommended. COUNCIL LIAISON REPORTS There were no Council Liaison Reports. PUBLIC HEARINGS 1. PLAN CHECK FEES (File No. 402) Council held a public hearing to consider establishing a 50% reduction in plan review fees for building City Council Meeting Page 5 Tuesday, July 21, 1992 - 7:00 P.M. permit applications involving identical buildings (continued from 6/1/92 and 7/7/92). Moved by Roalman /Raooa to continue this Item without discussion to date certain, Tuesday, August 4, 1992 at the request of staff. Motion carried (4 -0-1, Councilwoman Pinard absent). 2. SOLICITOR PERMIT FEES (File No. 479) Council held a public hearing to consider an ordinance establishing the issuance of solicitor permits and providing non - refundable fees for processing the application (continued from 7/7/92). Bill Stotler, Finance Director, briefly reviewed the agenda report with the recommendation that Council 1) introduce an ordinance to print allowing Council to delegate Issuance of solicitor permits, and 2) adopt a resolution establishing the Police Department as Council's designee to issue solicitor permits, and establishing non - refundable fees for processing the solicitor application for a permit. Mayor Dunin left the meeting; Vice -Mayor Raaoa presiding. Vice -Mayor Raooa declared the public hearing open. David Friend spoke in opposition to the fee. Greg , 2068 Victoria Street, asked for a definition as to what is a solicitor's permit and who is considered a solicitor or peddler. Mayor Dunin returned to the meeting. Mayor Dunin declared the public hearing closed. Moved by Roaiman /Reiss. Ordinance No. 1215 was introduced to print, in summary form, allowing Council to delegate issuance of solicitor permits; and Resolution No. 8033 was adopted establishing the Police Department as the Council's designee to issue solicitor permits and establishing non- refundable fees. Motion carried (4 -0-1, Councilwoman Pinard absent). 3. BROAD STREET ANNEXATION (File No. 441) Council held a public hearing to consider a General Plan Amendment, pre - zoning and 78-acre annexation known as the Broad Street Annexation (continued from 6/16/92). Arnold Jonas, Community Development Director, briefly reviewed the agenda report with the recommendation that Council: 1. Adopt a resolution amending the General Plan Lend Use Map from Rural Industrial and Interim Conservation /Open Space to Service Commercial /Light Industrial; 2. Introduce an ordinance to print pre - zoning the annexation area to C -S-PD, C-S-S and M -S as shown on Exhibit °C -; 3. Approve a model Pre - Annexation Agreement to be entered into between the City and interested property owners prior to final annexation; and 1 City Council Meeting Tuesday, July 21, 1992 - 7:00 P.M. Page 6 4. Adopt a resolution of application to LAFCO, and authorize staff to submit to LAFCO the final annexation application for the Broad Street area. Mayor Dunin declared the public hearing open. Vic Montgomery. 3026 S. Higuera Street and representing Lots 92, 95, 98, 99 and 100, spoke in support of the project. Tom Courtney. 870 Industrial Way and representing Lots 90, 91, and 94, spoke in support of the project. Joe Browning, of Valacal Company, Laguna Hills, California, representing UPS, supported the annexation request but expressed concern about inadequate drainage that he believed should have been taken care of first by the County and an arrangement made with the City prior to the annexation taking place. David Romero. 2025 Skylark Lane, spoke in support of the annexation. David Friend, spoke in support of the project. Williams Wafters, representing the Coleman Company, stated that based upon the agreement that they now have, they could also support the annexation. Mayor Dunin declared the public hearing closed. Upon question by Councilman Roalman, no capital cost would be incurred within the first year unless shared expenses relative to a signalization or a fire hydrant but even that would not occur until development began. He also stated that the City would not be responsible for any of the drainage problems. After brief discussion, moved by Raaoa /Reiss: 1. Resolution No. 8034 was adopted amending the General Plan Land Use Map from Rural Industrial and Interim Conservation /Open Space to Service Commercial /Light Industrial. Motion carried (44)-1, Councilwoman Pinard absent). 2. Ordinance No. 1216 was introduced to print pre - zoning the annexation area to C -S-PD, C-S-S and M-S as shown on Exhibit *Cu. Motion carried (4 -0-1, Councilwoman Pinard absent). 3. Approved a model Pre - Annexation Agreement to be entered into between the City and interested property owners prior to final annexation. Motion carried (4 -0-1, Councilwoman Pinard absent). 4. Resolution No. 8035 was adopted as application to LAFCO, and staff authorized to submit to LAFCO the final annexation application for the Broad Street area as recommended. City Council Meeting Page 7 Tuesday, July 21, 1992 - 7:00 P.M. 4. STONERIDGE DRIVE ANNEXATION (File No. 441) Council held a public hearing to consider a General Plan Amendment, Prezoning /Preliminary Development Plan, and Annexation to allow residential development of about 10 acres of land located immediately west of the Stoneridge I tract, west of Broad Street (500 Stoneridge Drive); John King, applicant (continued from 4/28/92). Arnold Jonas. Community Development Director, reviewed the agenda report with the recommendation that Council take 3 actions: 1. Adopt a resolution amending the General Plan Land Use Element map to designate the 10.1 acres below the DLL as Single Family Residential, based on findings; 2. Introduce an ordinance prezoning the property above the DLL C /OS -40, and the 10.1 acres belowthe DLL R -1 -PD, including approval of a preliminary development plan and a density bonus to allow 7.15 density units per net acre (reference Findings 4, 5 & 6 as required by Municipal Code Section 17.62.040); and, 3. Adopt the attached resolution recommending LAFCO initiate proceedings of the annexation as recommended. Mayor Dunin declared the public hearing open. Eric Justason, representing RRM, spoke in support of the annexation stating that they were in support of the staff and Planning Commission's report and recommendations. Bill Ashlev thought that it was a good project but was still concerned about having reliable source of water for the wetlands. He also supported the concept for the smaller lots. David Romero. 2075 Skylark Lane, spoke in support of the project. Cliff Branch, partners in the project, submitted letters into the record supporting their request. The letters were from Lynn Garrison and Dale Kaiser. David Friend spoke in support of the project. Richard Stevens. 309 Lawrence Dr. opposed to the approval of the largest lot that was being proposed and urged the development line be left where it is currently. Dan Scam spoke in support of the project. John King submitted 8 letters of residents who urged support of the project. Della Haile spoke in support of the project. Mike Deneve spoke in support. Jeffrey Emerick, 549 Blueridge Drive, spoke in support. Ann Patten, 550 Bluerock, spoke in support. City Council Meeting Page 8 Tuesday, July 21, 1992 - 7:00 P.M. Steve Ceminiti spoke in support. Tommy Gonar, resident in Stoneridge Drive, spoke in support. Cliff Loy ez spoke in support. Ted Boll, 524 Lawrence Dr., was opposed. Eric Justason stated that this project had the most stringent envelope anywhere in the City. Burt Townsend. Lawrence Drive, also spoke in opposition to the project. He was pleased with the redesign for Stoneridge II over the Stoneridge I. Roy Hanes, 569 Lawrence Drive, spoke in support of a better drainage system. Susan Price resident of Stoneridge Drive, spoke in support. J.G. King, 698 Lawrence Drive, spoke in support. Mike Calvery also urged that a drainage solution be provided. Mayor Dunin declared the public hearing closed. Councilwoman Raooa supported the building envelope rather than the density bonus. After brief discussion, moved by Raooa /Reiss: 1. Resolution No. 8036 was adopted amending the General Plan Land Use Element map to designate the 10.4 acres below the DLL as Single Family Residential, based on findings as amended. Motion carried (3 -1 -1, Councilman Roalman voting no and Councilwoman Pinard absent); 2. Ordinance No. 1217 was introduced to print rezoning the property above the DLL C /OS -40, and the 10.4 acres below the DLL R -1 -PD, including approval of a preliminary development plan as amended. Motion carried (3 -1 -1, Councilman Roalman voting no and Councilwoman Pinard absent); and, 3. Resolution No. 8037 was adopted recommending LAFCO initiate proceedings of the annexation as amended. Motion carried (3 -1 -1, Councilman Roalman voting no and Councilwoman Pinard absent). 9:20 P.M. Mayor Dunin declared a recess. 9:30 P.M. City reconvened; Councilwoman Pinard absent. 5. SPECIAL ASSESSMENT COLLECTION FEES (File No. 291) Council held a public hearing to consider amending the agreement with the County for the collection City Council Meeting Page 9 Tuesday, July 21, 1992 - 7:00 P.M. of special assessments which will increase the collection charge from $1.00 to $2.00 per yea r p er Assessors Parcel Number. Bill Statler. Finance Director, briefly reviewed the agenda report with the recommendation that Council, by motion, authorize the Mayor to sign an amended agreement with the County of San Luis Obispo for collection of special assessments as recommended in the staff report. Mayor Dunin declared the public hearing open. No one spoke for or against the proposed assessment. Mayor Dunin declared the public hearing closed. Moved by Roalman /Rappa authorized the Mayor to sign an amended agreement (A- 72- 92-CC) with the County of San Luis Obispo for the collection of special assessments as recommended. BUSINESS ITEMS S. PROPOSITION 116 TRANSPORTATION PROJECTS (File No. 549) A. Council considered an application for an °off-the -top° allocation of Proposition 116 grant funds to purchase two transit coaches; B. Council considered funding priorities and authorizing the submittal of Proposition 116 grant applications for a Multi -Modal Transit Transfer Center and Railroad Bicycle Path, and endorsement of County's Orcult and Tank Farm Bike Lane project; and C. Council considered a Request for Proposals for Preliminary Engineering Project for Regional Multi -Modal Transit Transfer Center. Ken Hampian. Assistant City Administrative Officer, reviewed the agenda report with the recommendation that Council take the following actions: A. Adopt a resolution authorizing staff to apply for $500,000 Proposition 116 grant allocation to purchase two transit coaches and authorize the City Administrative Officer to sign. B. 1) Adopt resolutions authorizing the City Administrative Officer to sign and submit grant applications for the Mufti -Modal Transfer Center and Railroad Bicycle Path; 2) by minute action, identify the Multi -Modal Transfer Center as having the highest priority for Proposition 116 funding with the Railroad Bicycle Path having second priority; and 3) by minute action, consider supporting Proposition 116 funding bike lanes on outer Orcutt Road and Tank Farm Road within the County as recommended. C. Recommended approving the issuance of a Request for Proposals (RFP) for the completion of Preliminary Engineering Project for a Regional Multi -Modal Transit Transfer Center, and authorize the City Administrative Officer to award contract if the most responsive vendor is within the project estimate. , Mayor Dunin declared the public hearing open. D City Council Meeting Tuesday, July 21, 1992 - 7:00 P.M. Page 10 Pat Veesart was supportive of all modes of transportation other than the automobile but was opposed to the Mufti -Modal Transfer site. He felt that the dollars would be better spent on bicycles. He also urged that the Southern Pacific Railroad Bike Project be shown as a first priority. Lance Evans, representing the Chamber of Commerce, spoke in support of the inner Mufti -Modal Transfer Facility. David Friend also supported the recommendations. Ira Monroe, 145 South Street, spoke in support of the recommendations, particularly urged wheelchair accessibility. Philip Iloti, 555 Toro, spoke in support of more bike lanes and connecting bike with buses. Brett Cross was concerned about the timing of the projects given the current financial state. Mayor Dunin declared the public hearing closed. After brief discussion, A. Moved by Raooa/Roelman, Resolution No. 8038 was adopted authorizing staff to apply forthe $500,000 Proposition 116 grant allocation and authorized the City Administrative Officer to sign the application. Motion carried (4 -0-1, Councilwoman Pinard absent). 1 B. Moved by Roalman /Raooa, Resolution Nos. 8039 and 8040 were adopted authorizing the City Administrative Officerto sign and submit grant applications forthe Multi -Modal Transfer Center and the Railroad Bicycle Path. Motion carried (4 -0-1, Councilwoman Pinard absent). Moved by Rama /Reiss, identified the Mufti -Modal Transfer Center as having the highest priority for Proposition 116 funding with the Railroad Bicycle Path having second priority. Motion carried (4 -0-1, Councilwoman Pinard absent). C. Moved by Rapp /Roalman, approved the issuance of a Request for Proposals for the completion of Preliminary Engineering Project for a Regional Multi -Modal Transit Transfer Center, and authorize the City Administrative Officer to award contract (A-73- 92-CC) if the most responsive vendor is within the project estimate. Motion carried (4 -0-1, Councilwoman Pinard absent). 7. NUISANCE ABATEMENT (File No. 722) Council considered a statement of costs to abate a public nuisance at 663 Church Street; Ilmar Peter Jackson, property owner (continued from 2/18/92, 3/17/92, and 7/7/92). Bob Neumann, Fire Chief, briefly reviewed the agenda report with the recommendation that Council adopt a resolution confirming a statement of costs to abate a public nuisance at 663 Church Street ' as recommended. Mayor Dunin asked for public comment. City Council Meeting Page 11 Tuesday, July 21, 1992 - 7:00 P.M. No one spoke for or against this item. Councilman Reiss expressed concern for Mr. Jackson and urged the staff to do whatever possible to help this man from losing his home. After discussion, moved by RapR@ /Roalman, Resolution No. 8041 was adopted confirming a statement of costs to abate the public nuisance as recommended. Motion carried (3 -1 -1, Mayor Dunin voting no and Councilwoman Pinard absent). 8. FISCAL CRISIS UPDATE (File No. 1051) Council considered the State's budget crisis and its impact on the City of San Luis Obispo (continued from 6/30/92 and 7/7/92). Ken Hamoian, Acting City Administrative Officer, stated that there was nothing new to report and hoped that there would be new information forthcoming. 10:40 P.M. there being no further business to come before the meeting, Mayor Dunin adjourned the meeting to closed session to discuss real property negotiations. 11:00 P.M. there being no further business to come before the City Council, Mayor Dunin adjourned the meeting. I APPROVED BY COUNCIL: 8/18/92 Pany Voges, City C PV:cm tk MINUTES REGULAR MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL CITY OF SAN LUIS OBISPO TUESDAY, AUGUST 4, 1992 - 7:00 P.M. COUNCIL CHAMBERS - CITY HALL - 990 PALM STREET SAN LUIS OBISPO, CALIFORNIA ROLL CALL Councilmembers Present: Councilmembers Peg Pinard, Penny Rappa, Jerry Reiss, Bill Roalman, and Mayor Dunin Absent: None City Staff Present: John Dunn, City Administrative Officer, Jeff Jorgensen, City Attorney;