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01/21/1995MINUTES . ' ADJOURNED MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL CITY OF SAN LUIS OBISPO SATURDAY, JANUARY 21, 1995 - 8:30 AM COMMUNITY ROOM - CITYICOUNTY LIBRARY - 995 PALM STREET SAN LUIS OBISPO, CALIFORNIA 1 1 ROLL CALL: Council Members Present: Council Members Bill Roalman, Kathy Smith, Dodie Williams, Vice -Mayor Dave Romero and Mayor Allen Settle Absent: None City Staff Present: John Dunn, City Administrative Officer, Diane Gladwell, City Clerk; Jeff Jorgensen, City Attorney; Ken Hampian, Assistant City Administrative Officer; Mike McCluskey, Public Works Director, Arnold Jonas, Community Development Director; Bob Neumann, Fire Chief; Jim Gardiner, Police Chief; Bill Statier, Director of Finance; Jill Sylvain, Acting Personnel Director, Paul LeSage, Director of Parks and Recreation; John Moss, Utilities Director GOAL SETTING WORKSHOP Mayor Alien Settle and John Dunn. City Administrative Officer, reviewed the purpose, process and guidelines for the workshop. Don Maruska, workshop facilitator, was introduced and gave an overview of the goal setting process and the guidelines for discussion. . Mayor Settle, Vice Mayor Dave Romero and Council Members Bill Roalman, Kathy Smith, and Dodie Williams reviewed their visions of San Luis Obispo in five to ten years, as summarized in the agenda packet. Council then discussed their hopes as submitted with the agenda packet, categorizing them by maior themes and determining why they were important This information was recorded on easel sheets. 10:45 AM Mayor Settl e declared a recess. 11:00 AM Council reconvened; all Council Members present. Greg Macedo. Parks and Recreation Commission Chair, reviewed their goals which included approving and implementing the Parks S Recreation Element, improving youth fields and compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act Curt lllingworth. Architectural Review Commission (ARC) Chair, stated their goals included revision of the ARC guidelines and sign regulations. City Council Meeting Saturday, January 21, 1995 - 8:30 a.m. Page 2 Pam Copeland, Business Improvement Association President, reviewed goals that included the relocation of People's Kitchen, alleviation of panhandling, Highway 101 signage, downtown beautification programs, and City-wide promotion. Garth Kornreich, Cultural Heritage Committee Chair, stated their goals included the preservation of Important historic buildings and walking tours, and property owners assistance programs. Dr. Richard Kreisa, Environmental Quality Task Force (EQTF) spokesperson, stated that public and advisory body Input should have been received prior to the Council and staff formulating their visions and hopes for the goal setting process; candidate goals suggested by the EQTF were listed In the agenda packet George Movian, Housing Authority Executive Director, stated their .goals included a downtown viability- revitalization and homeownership program. Katchy Andrews. Jack House Advisory Committee Chair, stated that this would be the twentieth anniversary of the Jack House, and they would like to acquire parking facilities. John Bria. Join Recreational Use of School District Property Committee, presented goals including expanding use agreements with schools, approval of the Parks & Recreation Element, and the completion of Sinsheimer Park. Chuck Adoff. Personnel Board Chair, stated they were looking for opportunities to serve the City. Barry Karleskirit Planning Commission Chair, reviewed goals Including completion of 93 -95 Financial Plan, workshops, a Tourist Concept Committee and Master Plan and seismic retrofit programs. Natalie Di-gains, Promotional Coordinating Committee (PCC) spokesperson, stated their desire to penetrate additional target markets, and to have 25% of the funds received from transient occupancy taxes (TOT) directed to the PCC. Mary Lou Johnson. San Luis Obispo, stated the #1 priority for Council should be traffic management in neighborhoods. Dennis Schmidt 396 Buckley Road, expressed concerns about open space and annexation policies and their impact on the jobs/housing imbalance. Dr. David Chipping. Los Osos, stated the management of resources should be the top priority, including an inventory of what we currently have, a plan that is not project - driven, education, and an agreement with the County and other outside agencies. Dr. Richard Kreisa, San Luis Obispo, urged Council to take a 100 -year viewpoint and place a higher value on public input. Ned Roaoway. San Luis Obispo, urged Council to use economic considerations In annexation policies. Bob Rowntree. 808 Murray Ave, suggested traffic management, pedestrian plans and neighborhood programs. City Council Meeting Saturday, January 21, 1995 - 8:30 a.m. Page 3 Dave Garth, Chamber of Commerce Executive Director, stated he was a registered municipal advocate. He suggested goals including a permanent home for People's Kitchen, sports tourism, interagency cooperation, and focus on attraction of "base4evel" jobs. Kathi Settle, San Luis Obispo, urged the Council to communicate with the School District on subjects including neighborhood safety, recreational facilities and volunteers. Mike.Multari. San Luis Obispo, urged Council to select and build civic amenities such as open space. Patrick Newbold, San Luis Obispo, spoke in favor of traffic calming programs for neighborhoods. Dr. Bert Forbes, San Luis Obispo, reviewed the need for "base - level" jobs, tax revenues, and supported a business visitation program. Carol Florence, representing the San Luis Obispo Business Coalition, supported the Economic Development Program, and offered to inventory commercial property and assist in the "red -team" concept for private -sector recruitment Pat Martin. Mozart Festival Executive Director, urged Council to increase funding for grants -in -aid. Jill Anderson. Pacific Operatory Theatre Executive Director, asked for continued support for the ' cultural arts. Lyndon Thompson. Morro Bay, reviewed the impact of cultural art; on the City. Sandy Sigurdson, San Luis Obispo County Symphony Manager, urged Council to support arts programs and tourism. Oscar Dodds representing the Community Concert Association, spoke in support of community arts. 12:20 PM Mayor Settl e declared a recess for lunch. 1:OO PM Council reconvened, all Council Members present. Bill Statier, Director of Finance, presented an overview of the five -year financial forecasL Don ,Maruska workshop facilitator, outlined the criteria for a major city goal. Council discussed candidate goals. 2:45 PM Mayor Settle declared a recess. 3:00 PM Council reconvened; all Council Members present. Council continued to discuss candidate goals. ' Don Maruska workshop facilitator, reviewed the process to prioritize candidate goals. 3:20 PM Mayor Settle declared a recess. City Council Meeting Saturday, January 21, 1995 - 8:30 a.m. 3:45 PM Council reconvened; all Council Members present. Page 4 Council Members prioritized goals, which were then tallied by Finance Department staff in attachment A. 5:45 PM there being no further business to come before the City Council, Ma or Set�tlfadjoumed the meeting to Tuesday, January 24, 1995 at 7:00 PM APPROVED BY COUNCIL: Clerk DRG:jsb MINUTES CITY COUNCIL SUBCOMMITTEE TO THE MASS TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE CITY OF SAN LUIS OBISPO MONDAY, JANUARY 23, 1995 -1:00 PM CITY HALL - FINANCE CONFERENCE ROOM - 990 PALM STREET SAN LUIS OBISPO, CALIFORNIA ROLL CALL: Council Subcommittee: Vice Mayor Dave Romero and Council Member Dodie Williams Mass Transportation Committee Chair. Walter Vance Vice Mayor Romero convened the meeting at 10:00 a.m. The following candidates were interviewed: 1:00 P.M. - Randall LaVack 1:15 P.M. - Starr Livesay 1:30 p.m. - Ann Schaefer 1:45 p.m., there being no further business to come before the Council Subcommittee, Vice Mayor Romero adjourned the meeting. APPROVED BY COUNCIL: R2r-- MINUTES ADJOURNED MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL CITY OF SAN LUIS OBISPO TUESDAY, JANUARY 24, 1995 - 7:00 PM COUNCIL CHAMBER - CITY HALL - 990 PALM STREET SAN LUIS OBISPO, CALIFORNIA 1 ROLL CALL: 1