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01/24/1995City Council Meeting Tuesday, January 24, 1995 - 7:00 p.m. Page 2 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; Arnold Jonas, Community Development Director, Bill Statler, Finance Director; Bob Neumann, Fire Chief; Paul LeSage, Recreation Director There were no Public Comments. PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD CONSENT AGENDA Moved by Romero/Roalman to approve the Consent Agenda as recommended by the City Administrative Officer, motion carried (5-0). C -1 DEPARTMENT REORGANIZATION Consideration of organizational transfer of Special Events and Council Secretary functions. Moved by Romero/Roalman to approve two minor organizational changes; motion carried (5-0). COUNCIL LIAISON REPORTS C.L.R.1. Vice Mayor Romero reported on the population reduction and return- to-custody facilities at the California Mens Colony. C.L.R.2. Council Member Roalman stated he met with Ron DeCarli, who stated Cal Trans funding for the Highway 1 bypass study would not be available in the near future. PUBLIC HEARINGS 1. CABLE TELEVISION RATE REDUCTION (File No. 143) Council held a public hearing to consider prescribing Sonic Cable Television's rates for basic service tier and related equipment and service charges, and ordering refunds to subscribers. (Continued from 1117195.) Ken Hampian. Assistant City Administrative Officer, reviewed legal papers and public records ' request that had been received. Deb Hossii. Assistant to the City Administrative Officer, reviewed the proposal to change rates and order refunds, which had been forwarded to Sonic in November. City Council Meeting Tuesday, January 24, 1995 - 7:00 p.m. Mayor Settle declared the public hearing open. Page 3 Bob Schiebelhut and Greg Blume attorneys representing Sonic Cable Television, discussed the difference in the calculation of rates, stated the County had approved their proposal, and objected to the approach utilized by the City's consultant, Carl Pilnick. They objected to including items four and five in the draft resolution. Mayor Settle declared the public hearing closed. Council discussed rates, refunds and possible litigation, and that the FCC would require items four and five whether or not they were included In the resolution. Mayor Settle stated it was unfortunate that Sonic's correspondence did not articulate the points Sonic had objected to in .their arguments tonight (items four and five in the resolution), but had asked for a continuation and made requests for thousands of pages of public records. Moved by Roalman/Romero to adopt Resolution No. 8386 prescribing rates for basic service tier and related equipment and service charges, and ordering refunds to subscribers as amended to combine #4 and #5 to read, "The Council orders Sonic to abide by FCC regulation regarding the establishment of separate charges for remote control units, addressable converters, and advertising practices that reflect total cable rates "; motion carried (5 -0). COMMUNICATIONS There were no Communications. BUSINESS ITEMS 2. GOAL SETTING (File No. 230) Council continued review and consideration of goat-setting for the 1995 -97 Financial Plan. (Continued from 1121195.) John Dunn. City Administrative Officer, reviewed the status of the goal setting process. Phil Ashley. 1586 La Cita Court, speaking as an Individual, stated there were 300 programs from the General Plan that should be implemented and advocated a wildlife biologist be hired by the City in a separate departrnerit, and urged adoption of the Environmental Quality Task Force (EQTF) goals. Carla Saunders, San Luis Obispo, speaking as an individual, supported the adoption of the four goals proposed by the EQTF. Richard Kreisa, representing the EQTF, recommended adoption of four major goals that were outlined in their proposal on Saturday. L 1 Scott Greaorv. Director of Governmental Affairs for the Chamber of Commerce, urged the Council to use 19 points as the cut-off for budget goals. ' Council discussed three tiers of ranking for goal priorities: C City Council Meeting Tuesday, January 24, 1995 - 7:00 p.m. Major City Goals: Important City Goals: As Resources Permit: Greater than 20 16 through 20 10 through 16 Page 4 Mayor Settle stated that all categories would be attempted (as goals in the budget), but the focus would be on the first two categories. Council Member Williams requested to change C-5 to a rating of "5." Council Member Smith requested her ratings be changed as follows: C-2: 3 D-13: 4 D -10: 4 E -2: 4 D-9: 4 Council discussed proposed goals from the EQTF and their forthcoming joint meeting. Moved by Romero/Wlliams to approve the Financial Plan goals as amended; motion carried by unanimous consent. 9:30 PM there being no further business to come before the City Council, the meeting to Tuesday, February 7, 1995 at 7:00 PM. APPROVED BY COUNCIL: Clerk DRG :jsb MINUTES COUNCIL SUBCOMMITTEE TO THE PROMOTIONAL COORDINATING COMMITTEE CITY OF SAN LUIS OBISPO MONDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 1995 - 9:00 AM CITY HALL - COUNCIL HEARING ROOM - 990 PALM STREET SAN LUIS OBISPO, CALIFORNIA ROLL CALL: Council Subcommittee: Council Members Dodie Williams and Kathy Smith council Member Williams called the meeting to order at 9:00 a.m. The following candidates were Interviewed: 9:00 a.m. - Carol Ann Lockary 9:15 a.m. - Bruce Farhangi Council Member Williams recessed the meeting at 9:30 a.m. 10:00 a.m., Council Member Williams reconvened the meeting. The interviews continued: 10:00 a.m. - Anne Cruickshanks