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04/18/1995City Council Meeting Tuesday, April 18, 1995 - 6:30 p.m. Page 2 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; Jeff Jorgensen, City Attorney A. CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL - Existing Litigation (pursuant to Government Code § 54956.9) Name of Case: Merrill v. City of San Luis Obispo and Aispuro v. City of San Luis Obispo City Attorney Jeff Jorgensen reported Council authorized ongoing preliminary settlements in the above cases. 6:45 PM Mayor Settle declared a recess to open session in the Council Chambe ,y,here a public report of the action taken in closed session would be given. �� / ; ' ►-1 x:16111/41l :]Id611L`CdlI iDiane lU Glades ' City Clerk DRG:dIr (/ MINUTES REGULAR MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL CITY OF SAN LUIS OBISPO TUESDAY, APRIL 18, 1995 - 7:00 P.M. CITY HALL - COUNCIL CHAMBERS - 990 PALM STREET SAN LUIS OBISPO, CALIFORNIA ROLL CALL: Council Members Present: Council Member 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; Deb Hossli, Assistant to the CAO; Arnold Jonas, Community Development Director PRESENTATIONS Mayor Settle presented proclamations to City employees Todd Martin, John Millar, and Eric City Council Meeting Tuesday, April 18, 1995 - 7:00 p.m. Page 2 Hackmann for their heroic actions during the recent storms. Mayor Settle presented a proclamation to Jim Polk, President of the SLO County Association of Life Underwriters for "Financial Fitness Week." PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD P.C.I. Lark Jumek spoke about planetary engineering and environmental issues. CONSENT AGENDA Moved by Romero/Williams to approve the Consent Agenda as recommended by the City Administrative Officer with the exception of item C -2; motion carried (5-0). C -1 TRANSIT SERVICES REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL (File No. 95.40) Council considered a Request for Proposal (RFP) for Transit Services contract for a term of three years, with a provision for a two year extension. John Dunn. City Administrative Officer, recommended the Council award the contract rather than the City Administrative Officer (CAO). Moved by Romero/Williams to 1) approve RFP for Transit Service for a term of three years, with a provision of a two year extension; 2) allow staff to develop a competitive bid for the City operation of the transit system; and, 3) authorize the City Council to award contract to the most responsible bidder; motion carried (5-0). C -2 MARKETING SERVICES REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL (File No. 9531) Council considered a Marketing Services Request for Proposal (RFP) as presented by the Promotional Coordinating Committee (PCC) to attract overnight tourism to the City during the off- season using a combination of paid advertising and promotional programs. Council discussed the length of the contract and adding a clause to limit firms bidding on the project to agree to provide no other marketing services for other cities in the County. Bill PvPer Chair of the PCC, stated that an "exclusivity clause" may drive away qualified vendors. Moved by RomeroWiiliams to approve and authorize the distribution of the marketing services RFP (without an exclusivity clause); motion carried (4-1, Council Member Smith voting no). C3 PUBLIC, EDUCATION, AND GOVERNMENT (PEG) ACCESS PLAN (File No. 179) Council considered approving and authorizing the Mayor to execute a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the County of San Luis Obispo to cooperatively prepare a countywide PEG Access Communication Plan which would address communication needs using cable television, Internet and telephone technologies. Moved by Romero/Williams to approve and authorize the Mayor to execute Agreement No. A -07-95- CC with the County of San Luis Obispo to cooperatively prepare a countywide PEG Access Communication Plan; motion carried (5-0). City Council Meeting Tuesday, April 18, 1995 - 7:00 p.m. C-0 TRIBUTE TO WAYNE WILLIAMS Page 3 Council considered a Resolution of Appreciation in memory of Wayne Williams for his contributions to the City Bicycle Committee and community. Bruce Collier, Chair of the Bicycle Committee, urged support of the resolution. Wendy Fertschneider, San Luis Obispo, reviewed the advocacy role of Wayne Williams. Terry Sanville, San Luis Obispo, reviewed Wayne Williams' contributions. Moved by Romero/Williams to adopt Resolution of Appreciation No. 8407 In memory of Wayne Williams for his contributions to the City Bicycle Committee and community in promoting bicycling; motion carried (5 -0). C-0 AMENDMENT TO RECOMMENDATION FOR USE OF CDBG PROJECT FUNDS (File No. 427) Council considered an amendment to the City's recommendations for use of Countywide Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Special Urban Projects Funds to add funding for the rehabilitation of the County Historic Museum (Camegie Library building). Moved by Romero/Williams to approve an amendment to the City's recommendation to the County Board of Supervisors for the use of CDBG Special Urban Project funds to include funding for the rehabilitation of the County Historical Museum; motion carried (5-0). COUNCIL LIAISON REPORTS There were no Council Liaison Reports. PUBLIC HEARINGS 1. PARKS AND RECREATION ELEMENT (File No. 462) Council held a public hearing to consider adopting the final Parks and Recreation Element of the General Plan. Paul LeSaae, Director of Parks and Recreation, reviewed the report, recommending the wording on the resolution be changed to reflect a more positive "Whereas" statement. Mayor Settle declared the public hearing open. No one spoke for or against this item. Mayor Settle declared the public hearing closed. Moved by Roalman /Romero to 1) receive and review the corrected Draft Parks and Recreation Master Plan and the Parks and Recreation Element Update, and 2) adopt Resolution No. 8408 as amended to change the last "Whereas" to read, "the unmet recreational needs have been developed through public input, 'and found to be activities for prevention and intervention in children and teens, special needs individuals including disabled persons, senior citizens, and the LJ 1 City Council Meeting Tuesday, April 18, 1995 - 7:00 p.m. Page 4 needs are addressed by the policies and programs set forth in the Master Plan" as recommended by the Director of Parks and Recreation; motion carried (5 -0). 2. WATER ALLOCATION REGULATIONS (File No. 512) Council held a public hearing to consider amending the Water Allocation Regulations to update them and make them consistent with the Urban Water Management Plan. Arnold Jonas. Community Development Director, reviewed the proposed amendment. Council discussed item (c) on page 2.7., and determined there are no pending projects applicable to this provision. Item (c) on page 2.7 should be deleted (consensus). Mayor Settl e declared the public hearing open. No one spoke for or against the item. Mayor Settle declared the public hearing closed. Council discussed retrofit requirements, definition of Safe Annual Yield, reliability reserves and siltation. ' Moved by Smith/Roalman to introduce Ordinance No. 1280 to print, determining the negative declaration for the revised Water and Wastewater Management Element covers these amendments, and to amend the Water Allocation Regulations as shown amended to delete item (c) on page 2.7 and change "Shall" to "Should" for item (d) on page 2.8; motion carried (5-0). 3. ZONING AMENDMENT - 40 PRADO ROAD (File No. 463) Council held a public hearing to consider an amendment to the Land Use Element (LUE) map to change the designation from Office to General Retail, and an amendment of the zoning map from O -PD (Office with the Planned Development overlay) to C-R (Retail - Commercial), for the property located at the northeastern comer of Prado Road and Highway 101 (40 Prado Road); Cahan Properties, applicant Arnold Jonas. Community Development Director, provided a conceptual review of the project Mayor Settle declared the public hearing open. Vic Montgomery, 3026 S. Higuera, registered municipal advocate, stated that the area was appropriate for regional retail uses and discussed community impacts as well as consistency with the tri-polar concept and General Plan. Pat Veesart, 976 Buchon Street, expressed concerns about the limited retail space, impacts of regional draws on circulation, and proposed signage. Lark Jumek. San Luis Obispo, stated the General Plan does not reflect the people's wishes. Christine Mullholland. San Luis Obispo, stated this type of project belonged in the downtown area or on Madonna Road. City Council Meeting Tuesday, April 18, 1995 - 7:00 p.m. Page 5 Scott Sherwood, 4046 Prado Road, discussed negative impacts on traffic and creeks. Brian Christianson. 818 Pismo, stated the proposal was inconsistent with policies 3.12 and 3.13 of the General Plan. Mayor Settl e declared the public hearing closed. Council discussed the impact to the proposed Dalidio project and interchange. Moved by Roalman /Settle to deny the proposed amendments based on inconsistency with the General Plan as identified in the attached resolution; motion was lost (2 -3, Council Members Smith, Williams, and Vice Mayor Romero voting no). Council discussed the project size and impact on the downtown. Moved by Romero/Williams to direct staff to continue to process the project application, with direction to evaluate issues identified by the Planning Commission with a full project analysis to include an economic impact study; motion carried (3 -2, Council Member Roalman and Mayor Settle voting no). COMMUNICATIONS COMMA. Community Development Director Arnold Jonas briefed Council on LAFCo's proposal to include a standard analysis for sphere of influence. 4. UNMET TRANSIT NEEDS (File No. 542) Council considered, based on Council-adopted definition criteria, that there are "no unmet transit needs" in the City. (Continued from 3/7195.) Mike McCluskev, Public Works Director, reviewed the service design objectives and future plans for transit services. Walter Vance, Chair of the Mass Transportation Committee, reviewed the process used to determine the recommendation, especially in the Chorro Street Neighborhood. John Schultz, San Luis Obispo, spoke about jitneys. Steve Boyer, 67 Chorro, supported traffic calming in the Chorro Street neighborhood and urged Council not to re- establish bus service on Chorro Street Pat Veesart, 976 Buchon Street, stated that the requirement for "unmet transit needs" of 15 requests was too high, and supported a bike /pedestrian bridge on Montaiban. Michael Baker. 882 Mission, supported bus service on Chorro Street and stated it took him 40 ' minutes to travel to Foothill Boulevard, and one hour to go to downtown. Council discussed impacts and alternatives available to address the concerns on Chorro Street. 1 City Council Meeting Tuesday, April 18, 1995 - 7:00 p.m. Page 6 Moved by Williams /Smith to find there are "no unmet transit needs "; motion carried (5 -0). Moved by Smith/Roalman to direct staff to continue seeking alternative solutions for Chorro Street bus riders without large buses on Chorro; focus on pedestrian/bike bridge on Montalban; motion carried (4 -1, Council Member Romero voting no). 10:00 PM there being no further business to come before the City Council, Mayor Settie-adjourned the meeting to Friday, April 21, 1995 at 9:30 AM. APPROVED BY COUNCIL: i� !L- Diane �: Gladwelt,, City Clerk DRG :jsb / MINUTES ADJOURNED MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL CITY OF SAN LUIS OBISPO FRIDAY, APRIL 21, 1995 - 9:30 AM STENNER CANYON WATER TREATMENT PLANT 1990 STENNER CREEK ROAD SAN LUIS OBISPO, CALIFORNIA 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; John Moss, Utilities Director This meeting was held solely to facilitate compliance with the Brown Act. PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD There were no Public Comments. The City Council departed from City Hall parking lot at 9:30 a.m. to attend a ribbon cutting at the Stenner Canyon Water Treatment Plant at 10:00 a.m. Council attended the ribbon cutting ceremony and toured the plant. Then: were no Communications.