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02/07/1995City Council Meeting Tuesday, February 7, 1995 - 6:00 p.m. APPROVED BY COUNCIL: DRG:jsb ROLL CALL: MINUTES REGULAR MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL CITY OF SAN LUIS OBISPO TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 1995 - 7:00 PM CITY HALL - COUNCIL CHAMBERS - 990 PALM STREET SAN LUIS OBISPO, CALIFORNIA Council Members Present: Council Members Bill Roalman, Kathy Smith, Dodie Williams, Vice -Mayor Dave Romero and Mayor Allen Settle Absent: None City Staff ' Present: Diane Gladwell, City Clerk; Jeff Jorgensen, City Attorney; Ken Hampian, Assistant City Administrative Officer, Mike McCloskey, Public Works Director, Arnold Jonas, Community Development Director, Jim Gardiner, Police Chief; John Moss, Utilities Director Jeff Jorgensen, City Attorney, reported a tentative agreement had been approved in Closed Session, and would be brought back for Council approval. PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD P.C.I.. Lynn Block. Administrator of the Business Improvement Association (BIA), reviewed Decemberfest activities and presented Council with pictures of various events. P.C.2. Marco Rizzo and Elizabeth MacQueen presented a bronze model of the "Gandy Dances" sculpture proposed for the turnabout near the railroad station. CONSENT AGENDA Moved by Romero/Smith to approve the Consent Agenda as recommended by the City Administrative Officer, motion tamed (5-0). C -1 COUNCIL MINUTES Consideration of the minutes of: Tuesday, January 3, 1995 at 6:30 p.m.; Tuesday, January 3, 1995 at 7:00 p.m.; Tuesday, January 10, 1995 at 7:00 p.m.; and, Tuesday, January 12, 1995 at 2:00 p.m. City Council Meeting Tuesday, February 7, 1995 - 7:00 p.m. Page 2 1 Moved,by Romero/Smith to waive oral reading and approve minutes; motion carried (5-0). C -2 SURPLUS CITY PROPERTY (File No. 165) Council considered declaring Public Works equipment and vehicles, and Police patrol vehicles as surplus property. Moved by Romero/Smith to adopt Resolution No. 8387 declaring equipment and vehicles as surplus property; motion carried (5 -0). C-0 HEADQUARTERS FIRE STATION (File No. 95 -19C) Council considered awarding a contract to Earth Systems Consultants for an estimated cost of $43,620 for performance of all necessary materials testing for the construction of the Fire Station, Specification No. 95 -19C. Moved by Romero/Smith to award above contract to Earth Systems Consultants as recommended; motion carried (5 -0). C-0 DECEMBERFEST SUMMARY REPORT (File No. 472) Council considered a report on the Decemberfest holiday promotional program. Moved by Romero/Smith to receive and file the report; motion carried (5 -0). A -1 JACK HOUSE ADVISORY COMMITTEE (File No. 123) Council considered an appointment to the Jack House Advisory Committee for a four year term expiring on March 31, 1999. Moved by Smith/Romero to appoint Penny Rappa to the Jack House Advisory Committee; motion carried (5 -0). A -2 MASS TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE (File No. 123) Council considered an appointment to the Mass Transportation Committee to fill an unexpired term ending on March 31, 1996. Moved by Romero/Williams to appoint Randall LaVack to the Mass Transportation Committee; motion carried (5 -0). COUNCIL LIAISON REPORTS C.L.R.1. Council Member Smith reported on a meeting hosted by Residents for Quality Neighborhoods (RON) for several neighborhood associations. ` C.L.R.2. Council Member Williams expressed appreciation to Cal Poly Accounting students 1 for the VITA program, which assists low- income residents prepare IRS income tax forms. City Council Meeting Tuesday, February 7, 1995 - 7:00 p.m. Page 3 PUBLIC HEARINGS 1. ORCUTT ROAD GENERAL PLAN AND ZONING MAP AMENDMENTS (File No. 463) Council held a public hearing to consider General Plan and Zoning map amendments to change three lots on Orcutt Road, east of Laurel Lane, from Medium - density Residential (R -2) to Medium - high- density Residential (R -0); GPIR 149 -94; City of San Luis Obispo, applicant Arnold Jonas. Community Development Director, reviewed the proposal. Mayor Settle declared the public hearing open. Tom Martin, architect for the Moose Lodge, reviewed the 600 square foot addition. Lionel Johnston. 178 Brooks, expressed concerns about including additional lots in the re- zoning. Mayor Settle declared the public hearing closed. Council discussed avoidance of "spot zoning ", variances and increasing densities. Moved by Romero/Williams to adopt Resolution No. 8388 concurring with the negative declaration of environmental impact and changing the General Plan map from R -2 to R -3; motion carried (5-0). Moved by Romero/Smith to introduce Ordinance No. 1276 to print concurring with the negative declaration of environmental impact and amending the zoning map from R -2 to R -3; motion carried 2. WATER IMPACT FEE RETROFIT CREDIT (File No. 109) Council held a public hearing to consider establishing a variable water impact fee credit for the cost of retrofitting when it is mandatory as a condition of development, to be based on the number of retrofitted bathrooms required to meet water offsets, and a cost of $150 per bathroom. Gary Henderson, Water Division Manager, stated that approximately 30% of the City had been retrofitted, and reviewed past offset ratios. Mayor Settle declared the public hearing open. No one spoke for or against this item. Mayor Settle declared the public hearing closed. Council discussed retrofit rations and fee ranges. Moved by Roalman/Smith to adopt Resolution No. 8389 establishing a variable water impact fee credit for the cost of retrofitting when it is mandatory as a condition of development, to be based on the number of retrofitted bathrooms required to meet water offsets and a cost of $150 per bathroom; motion carved (3-2, Council Member Williams and Vice Mayor Romero voting no). City Council Meeting Tuesday, February 7, 1995 - 7:00 p.m. Page 4 COMMA. Mayor Settl reviewed a proposal for the Mayor and Vice -Mayor to meet with each City Employee Association (general consent). COMM.2. Vice Mayor Romero proposed an alternative to the Marsh Street traffic striping (consensus not achieved). COMM.3. Vice Mayor Romero reviewed a request from Madonna Construction for a pre - development Study Session for proposals relating to the Froom Ranch project (consensus). COMMA. Vice Mayor Romero requested approval to work with staff to preserve parking spaces on Johnson Avenue in connection with bicycle lance restriping; staff will report back. COMM.5. Council Member Roalman extended an offer from a GIS consultant to view other cities that have implemented GIS systems. BUSINESS ITEMS 3. MASTER PLAN TO REDUCE DRUG AND ALCOHOL ABUSE (File No. 1152) Council considered the County Master Plan to reduce drug and alcohol abuse as recommended by the Human Relations Commission and the Planning Commission. 1 Arnold Jonas. Community Development Director, stated the advisory bodies had recommended all proposals except for the additional Conditional Use Permit for point-of-sale locations for alcoholic beverages, since use permits were already a requirement. Moved by Williams/Roalman to adopt Resolution No. 8390 endorsing the Master plan with the exception of recommendations regarding traditional land use controls for alcohol establishments. 4. HISTORIC TAX INCENTIVE PROGRAM (File No. 458) Council considered a Cultural Heritage Committee (CHC) request to initiate a Historic Preservation Tax Incentive Program allowing historical properties to be assessed based on an income approach, rather than on comparative sales data. Council Member Smith stepped down due to a potential conflict of interest. Arnold Jonas, Community Development Director, reviewed the request. Dan Krieger. Co -Chair of the CHC, stated the incentive program prevents deterioration of historic buildings. Dick Frank. County Assessor, spoke against the proposal because it would be time - consuming for his staff to administer and other entities like the School District would be negatively impacted. Council discussed issues brought forth by the County Assessor. City Council Meeting Tuesday, February 7, 1995 - 7:00 p.m. Page 5 Moved by RoalmanWiliiams to continue the item; Cultural Heritage Committee (CHC) to conduct an additional hearing and invite the School District, Special Districts, and the County Assessor to participate, and then return to Council at the earliest possible date; motion carried (4-0-1, Council Member Smith not participating). 8:40 PM there being no further business to come before the City Council, Mayor's adjourned the meeting to Tuesday, February 14, 1995 at 1:00 PM in the Council He i / xx APPROVED BY COUNCIL: ne �.Gladwell; ity Clerk DRG:jsb CLOSED SESSION OF THE CITY COUNCIL CITY OF SAN LUIS OBISPO TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 1995 - 1:00 P.M. CITY HALL - COUNCIL HEARING ROOM - 990 PALM STREET SAN LUIS OBISPO, CALIFORNIA ROLL CALL: Council Members: I Present: Council Members Bill Roalman, Kathy Smith, Dodie Williams, Vice -Mayor Dave Romero and Mayor Allen K. Settle Absent: None City Staff: Present: Ken Hampian, Assistant City Administrative Officer, Jeff Jorgensen, City Attorney A. PUBLIC EMPLOYEE PERFORMANCE EVALUATION (pursuant to Government Code § 54957) Titles: City Administrative Officer City Attorney City Clerk B. PUBLIC EMPLOYEE PERFORMANCE EVALUATION (pursuant to Government Code § 54957.6) Agency Negotiator: Ken Hampian Unrepresented Employees: Department Heads 1:25 PM Mayor Settle declared a recess to open session in the Council Hearin I oom, where a public report of the action taken in closed session would be iven. APPROVED BY COUNCIL: :kic i Con kn,-Assistant City Clerk