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01/10/1995City Council Meeting Tuesday, January 10, 1995 - 7:00 p.m. Page 2 Consideration of the minutes of: Tuesday, October 11, 1994 at 7:00 p.m; Friday, October 14, 1994, at 1:30 p.m.; Tuesday, October 25, 1994 at 6:30 p.m.; Tuesday, October 25, 1994 at 7:00 p.m.; Friday, October 28, 1994 at 9:00 a.m.; Friday, October 28, 1994 at 1:30 p.m.; Tuesday, November 1, 1994 at 7:00 p.m.; Tuesday, November 15, 1994 at 6:30 p.m.; Tuesday, November 15, 1994 at 7:00 p.m.; Tuesday, November 22, 1994 at 7:00 p.m.; Tuesday, November 29, 1994 at 7:00 p.m.; Wednesday, November 30, 1994 at 7:00 p.m.; Thursday, December 1, 1994 at 12:00 p.m.; Tuesday, December 6, 1994 at 7:00 p.m.; Tuesday, December 13, 1994 at 6:30 p.m.; and, Tuesday, December 13, 1994 at 7:00 p.m. Moved by Romero/Roalman to waive oral reading and approve minutes as amended; motion carried (5-0)• COUNCIL LIAISON REPORTS 1 There were no Council Liaison Reports. Mayor Settle requested Fire Chief Bob Neumann update Council on the status of flooding on the Leichter property (Old Soda Works Building); demolition of the building is not anticipated immediately. John Moss. Utilities Director, reported that a "Live Stream" had been determined on the Salinas River and reported on reservoir capacity. BUSINESS ITEMS 1. BUDGET WORKSHOP (File No. 230) Council considered budget workshop materials in preparation for the Council goal -setting session to be held on January 21, 1995. John Dunn. City Administrative Officer, reviewed the state of the City, past budget reductions, and gave a financial forecast. Bill Statier. Finance Director, reviewed the Financial Plan process and major work programs. Arnold Jonas. Community Development Director, reviewed work program resource assessment to implement the Land Use Element and Housing Element, stating that they would have staffing to implement 12 or 15 items. City Council Meeting Tuesday, January 10, 1995 - 7:00 p.m. Page 3 Mike McCluskev, Public Works Director, reviewed Circulation Element programs. Paul LeSage. Parks and Recreation Director, reviewed Open Space Element and Parks and Recreation Element implementation. John Moss. Utilities Director, reviewed the Water Management Plan. Bill Statler, Finance Director, reviewed the Cost of Services Study, the Management Information Systems (MIS) Master Plan, and proposed policy changes in the proposed 1995-97 Financial Plan. Moved by Romero/Williams to approve changes in Financial Plan policies for 1995 -97, approve goal - setting process for 1995 -97, and review and consider the purpose and organization of the City's Financial Plan document; motion carved (5 -0). John Dunn. City Administrative Officer, introduced Don Maruska, facilitator, who described the proposed process for the Council Goal Setting on January 21st. Dr. Richard Kreisa. San Luis Obispo, stated he was confused by the roles of the advisory bodies in the goal setting process. John Dunn. City Administrative Officer, and Council reviewed the advisory body notification and process for input. Moved by Williams /Smith to approve the proposed goal setting process; motion tamed (5-0). 2. 1993 -95 ECONOMIC STABILITY PROGRAM UPDATE (File No. 238) Council considered a status report on the implementation of the City's 1993 -95 Economic Stability Program. Ken Hamaian, Assistant City Administrative Officer, reviewed the background and current status of the program. Fourteen programs and future activities were reviewed. 9:20 PM Mayor Settl e declared a recess. 9:35 PM Council reconvened, all Council Members present. Steve Barasch, 225 Prado Road, commended the program and reviewed the state of the local economy. John Belsher. 2606 El Cerrito, supported expanding the job description on the Economic Stability Coordinator, stating that this position was the 01 priority of the Business Coalition. Pat Veesart, 976 Buchon St., stated that the Vet's Hall was utilized frequently by the community, and to examine impacts of using it as a conference center, urged the Council to determine the economic impacts to Downtown prior to approving the Dalidio development proposal, and not to encourage a huge Auto Center. Dr. Richard Kreisa. San Luis Obispo, urged the Council to change "Stability" to "Sustainability", and reviewed problems experienced in other communities with various proposals. City Council Meeting Tuesday, January 10, 1995 - 7:00 p.m. Page 4 Joe Somsei, 236 Albert Dr., urged Council to pursue high- income jobs. Bill Thoma representing the Chamber of Commerce, asked Council to consider their ".Vision" document in the budget process, and to bring "base - level" jobs to San Luis Obispo. Council discussed all individual programs, including parking needs and past proposals for Court Street. Staff directed not to spend time on the Court Street project (general consent). Council discussed efforts to encourage Auto Center expansion, including the $15,000 contribution toward fees for dealerships which relocate. Moved by Romero /Roalman to abandon this particular policy (waiving fees of $15,000 for dealership relocations); motion carried (4-1, Mayor Settle voting no). Council discussed the business attraction efforts, directing staff to strike the word, "for" and replace with "such as" on page 2 -10; (consensus). Council discussed the possibility of a pro- active economic program; discussion deferred to Council Goal Setting (consensus). Moved by Smith/Williamsto change the name of the program to "Economic Development Program'; motion carried (3 -2, Council Member Roalman and Mayor Settle voting no). 10:55 PM there being no further business to come before the City Council, or a adjourned the meeting to Tuesday, January 12, 1995 at 2:00 PM. //' / , APPROVED BY COUNCIL: DRG:cm MINUTES COUNCIL SUBCOMMITTEE TO THE PLANNING COMMISSION CITY OF SAN LUIS OBISPO THURSDAY, JANUARY 12, 1995 - 8:45 AM CITY HALL - COUNCIL HEARING ROOM - 990 PALM STREET SAN LUIS OBISPO, CALIFORNIA ROLL CALL: City Clerk Council Subcommittee: Mayor Allen K. Settle and Council Member Kathy Smith Planning Commission Chairman: Barry Karleskint Mayor Settle convened the meeting at 8:45 a.m. Candidates were interviewed as follows: 9:00 a.m. - Tom Callahan 9:15 a.m. - Helene Finger