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04/11/1995Council Meeting Tuesday, April 6, 1995 - 3:00 p.m. Council Members Roalman, Williams and Vice Mayor Romero voting no). Page 3 Moved by SmithiWilliams to approve the expanded Economic Development Program in concept, pending further economic consideration in the budget process; motion carried (4-1, Council Member Roalman voting no). Council discussed page 3 -24. Moved by RoalmanlWilliams to delete the staff recommendation and replace with "should be"; motion carried (4-1, Vice Mayor Romero voting no). Council discussed neighborhood traffic management and traffic calming, open space, downtown street resurfacing and parking facilities, ECOSLO performance, proposed transit center, flood protection, sidewalk improvements and the widening of Higuera Street. 6:10 PM there being no further business to come before the City Council, Mayor Settle ad.oumed the meeting to Tuesday, April 11, 1995 at 7:00 PM for a Nacimiento Pipeline Project - ht Study Session at the Paso Robles Golf Club, Paso Robles, Califo�— i APPROVED BY COUNCIL: Di ne R G adwell, ty Clerk DRG:jsb ' MINUTES ADJOURNED MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL CITY OF SAN LUIS OBISPO TUESDAY, APRIL 11, 1995 - 7:00 P.M. PASO ROBLES GOLF CLUB 1600 COUNTRY CLUB DRIVE PASO ROBLES, CALIFORNIA PARTICIPATING AGENCIES: San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors Atascadero City Council Atascadero Mutual Water Company Board Paso Robles City Council Templeton Community Services District San Luis Obispo City Council ROLL CALL: San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors Present: Supervisors Ovitt, Chair Blakely Absent: Supervisors Brackett, Delany, Laurent Atascadero City Council: Present: Council Members Carden, Highland, Johnson, Luna Absent: Mayor Bewley City Council fleeting Tuesday, Apra 11, 1995 - 7:00 p.m. Page 2 Atascadero Mutual Water Company Board: Present Director Vierra, V.P. Platz, President Jones Absent Director Davis Paso Robles City Council: Present Council Members Iversen, Martin, Picanco, Mayor Macklin Absent Council Member Heggarty San Luis Obispo City Council Present Council Members Roalman, Romero, Smith, Williams, Mayor Settle Absent: None Templeton Community Services District Present: Board Members Engels, Gannon, Thompson, President Beere Purpose: The purpose of this joint meeting and study session Is to provide the above agencies with background information and an update of the status of the Nacimiento Pipeline Project. The Nacimiento Pipeline Project is a project of common interest and importance to the attending agencies. The intent of this study session is to identify areas of common interest as well as areas of concern and to discuss these areas in an open format. 1. Open Meeting - Mayor Walt Macklin, Chair; Mayor Allen K. Settle, Co -Chair Walt Macklin, Mayor of Paso Robles, called the meeting to order and welcomed those present to Paso Robles. David Blakely, San Luis Obispo County Supervisor, led the Pledge of Allegiance. Steve Martin. Paso Robles Council Member, gave an invocation. Allen Settle, Mayor of San Luis Obispo, thanked the City of Paso Robles and provided an overview of the meeting. II. Public Comment - For matters not on the agenda. Maximum time: 3 minutes. Russ Colmaine, Box 1990, Atascadero, was pleased with the meeting and stated there was a great need to deal with the watershed in the Salinas River area. III. Introductions - Introduction of CouncillBoard members present by Mayors/Chairmen. IV. Presentation by County of San Luis Obispo Staff and Boyle Engineering (45 min.) A. Project Description • Reliability • Water Quality , • Coordination with Monterey County Operations • Future Water Supply Guarantee City Council Meeting Tuesday, April 11, 1995 - 7:00 p.m. Page 3 B. Current Project Status C. Project Schedule and Major Next Steps D. Participating Agencies E. Cost Estimates F. Funding Alternatives G. CEQA Compliance H. Nacimiento Participant Advisory Committee • Organization • Function 1. Future • Phase 11 Analysis - EIR and Preliminary Design • Consultant Selection • Possible Joint Powers Agency (JPA) for Construction/Operation • Construction • Operation George Gibson, Special Projects Engineer for the County of San Luis Obispo, presented Information on the Nacimiento project He stated the water source would be very reliable, water quality would be excellent, and the location(s) of the water treatment plant(s) and pipeline routes would need to be determined. A draft of Phase I was distributed discussing the reliability evaluation. Phase 11 will cover the Environmental Impact Report (EIR), and Phase III will provide the professional design. V. Other Agency Comments (20 min.) A. Monterey County Water Resources Agency Joe Madruga. Monterey County Water Resources Agency, spoke of water conservation release priority for the Nacimiento Dam. San Luis Obispo County has an allocation of 17,500 acre feet total, which is less than 4% of the total capacity. 9:10 PM Paso Robles Mayor Macklin declared a recess. 9:35 PM Meeting reconvened; Paso Robles City Council Members Iversen and Atascadero Mutual Water Company Board President Jones absent. B. Water World (Lake Concessionaire) Dan Heath, representing Water World, stated that Nacimiento was not a reliable source of water, and urged the widening of the spillway. ' Christine Ferrara. Boyle Engineering, reviewed the intake evaluation and possible treatment plant locations. VI. Council /Board Discussion (1 hr.) City Council Meeting Tuesday, April 11, 1995 - 7:00 p.m. Page 4 A. At this point, Council and Board Members may wish to ask questions of County Staff and Consultant concerning information presented. The importance of cooperation, timing, agency commitment and financial participation was discussed. George Gibson, Special Projects Engineer for the County of San Luis Obispo, clarified that only the engineering feasibility study and EIR had agreements; there were no obligations to date on water distribution. He discussed alternatives including forming a Joint Powers Authority. B. Other issues for possible discussion: • Agency commitment • Timing: Do all agencies need water now • Salinas Dam Project • Nacimiento Participants Advisory Committee - Role, Membership, Organization • Possible formation of JPA - Advantages, Disadvantages, Timing C. Future Meetings - Other Suggested Topics • Tax Sharing Agreements Regarding Annexations • Solid Waste • Regional Water Management • Possible tour of Nacimiento Dam, Treatment Plant Site and Pipeline Route After discussion, there was consensus to meet in the fall. VIII. Public Comment (40 min.) Eric Greening, Atascadero 5th alternate on the County Water Advisory Committee, stated he did not want treated water released into creeks. City Council Meeting Page 4 Tuesday, April 11, 1995 - 7:00 PM Pat Veesart, San Luis Obispo, urged continued regional cooperation to ensure environmental issues were addressed at the start of the process. Bob Edel, Heritage Ranch, objected to the proposed location of the water treatment plant because of traffic and noise, impacts. Phil Ashley. San Luis Obispo, urged the project not be "fast-tracked ", that he favored this project over Salinas Dam, and expressed concerns about blow-off valves releasing treated water into creeks. IX, Adjournment 11:10 PM there being no further business, APPROVED BY COUNCIL: DRG Paso Robles Mayor Macklin aimed/ ,t / he /me /etinng�,� 91ane Gladwel ' City Clerk D 1