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12/15/1992City Council Meeting Page 2 Tuesday, December 15, 1992 - 7:00 P.M. CONSENT AGENDA Moved by Settle/Romero to approve the Consent Calendar as recommended by the City Administrative Officer; motion carried (5-0). C-1 WATERMAIN IMPROVEMENT PROJECT (File No. T -0513) Council considered plans and specifications for "Watermain Improvement Project: Penny Lane - Buchon to End," City Plan No. T-0513; engineer's estimate $21,500. Moved by Settle /Romero to approve plans and specifications, authorize soliciting of bids and contract award by CAO as recommended; motion carried (5-0). C-2 SEWERMAIN IMPROVEMENT PROJECT (File No. S-42R) Council considered plans and specifications for "Sewermain Improvement Project: Prefumo Creek Crossing near Oceanaire Drive; City Plan No. S-42R; engineer's estimate $26,500. Moved by Settle /Romero to approve plans and specifications, authorize soliciting of bids and contract award by CAO as recommended; motion carried (5-0). C-3 LAGUNA LAKE IMPROVEMENTS (File No. 883) Council considered appropriating $13,970 from the Parkland Development Fund for Laguna Lake Park improvements (a fire hydrant, restroom alterations, and access trail). Moved by Settle /Romero to authorize the appropriation of funds for Laguna Lake Park improvements; motion carried (5-0). C-4 ANNUAL FINANCIAL REPORT (File 233) Council considered the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for Fiscal Year 1991 -92. Moved by Settle /Romero to receive and file the report; motion carried (5-0). C-5 TIME EXTENSION - TRACT 1827 (File No. 410) Council considered a one -year time extension for filing the final map for Vesting Tract Map No. 1827 (Fairview Station), an 18 -unit residential condominium project proposed on the southwestern corner of Florence Avenue and Bushnell Street (2175 Florence Street); P.E.T.R.A. Enterprises, subdivider. Moved by Settle /Romero to adopt Resolution No. 8099 approving the requested extension; motion carried (5-0). City Council Meeting Page 3 Tuesday, December 15, 1992 - 7:00 P.M. C-6 CANVASS RESULTS - NOVEMBER 1992 ELECTION (F ile No. 324 ) Council considered canvass results of the General Municipal Election held Tuesday, November 3, 1992. Moved by Settle /Romero to adopt Resolution No. 6100; motion carried (5-0). C-7 BUS REHABILITATION (Fie No. 92-43) Council considered awarding a contract for the rehabilitation of three transit buses. Moved by Settle/Romero to approve award and contract (A- 120.92 -CC); motion carried (5-0). PRESENTATION Vic Sterling presented a check to the City of San Luis Obispo from the Southern California Gas Company in the amount of $17,500 to defray the costs of purchasing of 10 vehicles fueled by Compressed Natural Gas. COUNCIL LIAISON REPORTS C.LR.1. Council Member Raooa spoke concerning a request by the Fire Fighters Group to the Council of Governments (COG) to establish a Joint Powers Authority (JPA) to obtain grant funds for the development of a Hazardous Materials Regional Plan. She also reported that a meeting is being held Wednesday, December 16, 1992 regarding regional rail projects. PUBLIC HEARINGS 1. UNREINFORCED MASONRY MITIGATION PROGRAM (File No. 707) Council held a public hearing to consider an ordinance amending the Municipal Code to clarify Seismic Zone to be used for required structural analysis of unreinforced masonry (URM) buildings (continued from 11/17/92) Tom Baasch. Chief Building Official, reveiwed the City's efforts and approach. Council discussed issues relating to concurrent sprinkler retrofit deadlines, upgrade costs, the State's utilization of funds and economic impacts. The change from Zone 3 to Zone 4 to match the state's lessened requirements for Zone 4. Mayor Pinard declared the public hearing open. Lance Evans, representing the Chamber of Commerce, reviewed the Seismic Task Force's recommendation to support the proposed ordinance. Mayor Pinard declared the public hearing closed. Moved by Settle/Roalman. Ordinance No. 1230 was introduced to print; motion carried (5-0). City Council Meeting Page 4 Tuesday, December 15, 1992 - 7:00 P.M. 2. TENTATIVE MAP - TRACT 1885 (File No. 410 8 (F' ) Council held a public hearing to consider a tentative map creating a 16 -unit air -space office condominium at 1411 Marsh Street between California and Pepper Streets; Jay Farbstein, owner /subdivider. Arnold Jonas, Community Development Director, and John Moss, Acting Utilities Director, reviewed the tentative map and recommendation for requiring water meters for each unit. Council asked for clarification of Planning Commission action, commercial condominium conversion inconsistencies, and potential dispute resolution between tenants. Gilbert Hoffman, Planning Commissioner, stated that the Planning Commission found that an exception was not required because subdivision act requires water be stubbed to each lot; the condominium is one lot and that Council finds a master meter acceptable; and deleting items 1-4 of section 2. Mayor Pinard declared the public hearing open. Jay Farbstein, 1411 Marsh Street, stated his intent was to retain ownership and lease out the majority of units. He spoke against metering separate units because most of his tenants use small amounts of water, shared restrooms, and would be expensive and disrupt tenants. Mayor Pinard declared the public hearing closed. Council discussed the contradictions between state subdivision map act requiring recordation of a single lot subdivision, municipal water code providing for single meters to premises, and the consistent application of law. Jeff Jorgensen, City Attorney, stated that the more restrictive code applied, but the water regulations provided for the Utility Director to make exceptions. Moved by Roalman /Pinard to adopt Resolution B denying the exception for single meters; motion failed 2 -3 (Council Members Rappa, Settle and Romero voting no). Moved by Settle/RaRr Resolution No. 8101 was adopted as amended to eliminate exception requirements, to include item #7 stating retrofit conditions, amending section 2 to state that single meters are not mandated by subdivision regulations because it is a single lot; motion carried (4-1, Mayor Pinard voting no). Moved by Rappa /Romero to direct staff to bring into conformity the City's condominium conversion regulations with other applicable codes within the City; motion carried (5-0). Council requested Planning Commission minutes be submitted with Council agenda packets. 8:35 PM Mayor Pinard declared a recess. 8:50 PM Council reconvened; all Council Members present. , 1 City Council Meeting Page 5 Tuesday, December 15, 1992 - 7:00 P.M.. .BUSINESS ITEM 4, SUBCOMMITTEE APPOINTMENTS - BUSINESS MEETING (File No. 418) Council considered Council Subcommittee appointments for a meeting with the business community. John Dunn. City Administrative Officer, reviewed Council's request to form a committee to explore business issues in the community. Council adopted Mayor Pinard's suggestion that she and Alien Settle serve on the subcommittee by general consent. COMMUNICATIONS COMMA. Vice Mayor Roalman asked Council to reconsider the appointments of two Department Heads (Public Works Director and Long Range Planner) at their meeting of Tuesday; January 5, 1993. Council reached general consent. COMM.2. Council Member Settle asked Council to agendize the fee adjustment required of non- profit organizations for their participation in Thursday Night Activities. Council reached majority consensus (3-2, Council Members Rappa and Romero voting no). COMM.3. Mayor Pinard stated she received a request from Sherry Swenson to coordinate and observe Disabled Awareness Day in conjunction with Cal Poly and other organizations. Council reached general consent (5-0). COMM.4. Council Member Romero requested Council consider adding an invocation to the Council agenda; general consent was achieved to consider this during review of Council Policies and Procedures. COMM.S. Mayor Pinard requested staff not submit late items. Council Member Raooa stated she calls or checks on Friday for late items; Mayor Pinard stated she was concerned about public review of the entire package; Council Member Settle was concerned about Planning Commission's Interpretation. 9:13 P.M. Mayor Pinard declared a recess to closed session regarding labor negotiations and existing litigation. 11:05 P.M. Council reconvened in open session to report that direction was given to negotiators. 11:07 P.M. there being no further business to come before the City Council, Mayor Pinard adjourned the meeting to date certain Tuesday, January 5, 1993 at 6:15 P.M. for closed session regarding personnel matters. APPROVED BY COUNCIL: 2/3/93 DRG:cm Diane R. Gladwell, City Clerk 1 1 City Council Meeting Tuesday, December 15, 1992 - 7:00 P.M. Page 6 of he entire package; Council Member Settle was concerned about Planning Commission's Interpretation. 9:13 P.M. Mayor Pinard declared a recess to closed session regarding labor negotiations and existing litigation. 11:05 P.M. Council reconvened in open session to report that direction was given to. negotiators. 11:07 P.M. there being no further business to come before the City Council, Mayor Pinard adjourned the meeting to date certain Tuesday, January 5, 1993 at 6:15 P.M. for closed session regarding personnel matters. APPROVED BY COUNCIL 2/3/93 RW . Gladw II, ity erk DRG:cm