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05/16/1995MINUTES ' REGULAR MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL CITY OF SAN LUIS OBISPO TUESDAY, MAY 16, 1995 - 7:00 PM CITY HALL - COUNCIL CHAMBER - 990 PALM STREET 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; Arnold Jonas, Community Development Director; Jim Gardiner, Police Chief; Wayne Peterson, City Engineer PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD 1 P.C.1. Jan Heath and Janet West described the Conflict Resolution Program of the Central Coast P.C.2. Joe Somsel requested a change to the Alta Vista Parking District to provide parking passes to residents instead of property owners. . Mayor Settle presented Proclamations for *San Luis Obispo High School's 24 Hour Relay, presented to Mila La Barre -Older Americans Month, presented to Bill Storm, and -Public Works Week, presented to Fred Campbell. Council presented Employee Recognition Awards to Bernie Reiss and Kathleen Fryer. CONSENT AGENDA Moved by Romero /Smith to approve the Consent Agenda as recommended by the City Administrative Officer; motion tamed ("). C -1 HOMELESS SHELTER AGREEMENT AMENDMENTS (File No. 1046) Council considered changing the Homeless Shelter Agreement with the Economic Opportunity Commission (EOC) to clarify that the EOC will comply with HUD records management requirements, that funding for the EOC is contingent upon receiving CDBG monies, and that the* City's contribution to the homeless shelter is funded with monies from the CDBG Program. City Council Meeting Tuesday, May 16, 1995 - 7:00 p.m. Page 2 Moved by Romero /Smith to approve and authorize the Mayor to execute an amended agreement with the EOC for homeless shelter services; motion carried (5-0). C -2 STORM DRAIN IMPROVEMENT PROJECT (File No. 95 -39) Council considered awarding a contract to R. Baker Inc. in the amount of $167,752.00 for "Storm Drain Improvement Project: LizzieJohnson to Wilding," Specification No. 9549. Moved by Romero /Smith to 1) award contract to R. Baker Inc. in the amount of $167,752.00 for "Storm Drain Improvement Project: Lizzie - Johnson to Wilding," Specification No. 95-39; 2) authorize the CAD to award contract; 3) appropriate $188,400 in FEMA/OES reimbursement revenue to the project account; and, 4) appropriate $12,600 from the general fund unappropriated balance to the project account; motion carried (5 -0). C-3 EMERGENCY MEDICAL EQUIPMENT GRANT (File No. 728) Council considered submitting an application to the Office of Traffic Safety to be eligible to receive a State of California grant under the Governor's Highway Traffic Safety Program. Moved by Romero/Smith to approve the request of the Fire Department staff to submit an application to the Office of Traffic Safety to be eligible to receive a State of California grant under the Governor's Highway Traffic Safety Program; motion carried (5 -0). C-0 SANTA ROSA RECREATION CENTER PRESCHOOL PROGRAM (File No. 812) Council considered the Preschool Program at the Santa Rosa Street Recreation Center. John Dunn. City Administrative Officer, suggested adding the statement, "qualified, local, not -for- profit agencies or those willing to obtain non -profit status are encouraged to apply and will receive priority consideration" to the Request for Qualifications. Moved by Romero/Smith to 1) approve the distribution of a Request for Qualifications to solicit Interest in providing a community based preschool child care program at the Santa Rosa City Recreation Center, amended to add "qualified, local, not - for -profit agencies or those willing to obtain non -profit status are encouraged to apply and will receive priority consideration"; and, 2) authorize staff to negotiate a lease agreement with the most qualified provider at no cost for the first year and a standard rental fee for the years following and return to Council for final approval; motion carried (5 -0). C-5 DETACHED SIDEWALKS - TRACT 1750 (File No. 410) Council considered use of detached sidewalks in lieu of integral sidewalks for Tract No. 1750 (Unit 3 [Ironbark St. and Brookpine Dr., at al.]). 1 City Council Meeting Tuesday, May 16, 1995 - 7:00 p.m. Page 3 Moved by Romero/Smith to adopt Resolution No. 8416: 1) reaffirming the current preferred standard of integral sidewalks, with transitions to detached sidewalks at the back of driveway ramps; and, 2) allowing the use of detached sidewalks where determined to be necessary and logical due to ADA requirements, based on lot sizes and potential conflicts with adjacent properties and/or where at least 50% of a block already has detached sidewalks, as determined by the City Engineer; motion carried (5 -0). C-6 FINAL MAP APPROVAL - TRACT 1750 (File No. 410) Council considered approving the final map for Tract 1750 (Unit 3 - Islay Hill area), a 5940t residential subdivision at Brookpine and Ironbark; Islay Hill Investments, subdivider. Moved by Romero /Smith to adopt Resolution No. 8417 approving the final map for Tract 1750 (Unit 3) and accepting offsite water tank and access easements; motion carried (5 -0). COUNCIL LIAISON REPORTS There were no Council Liaison Reports. PUBLIC HEARINGS 1. ENHANCED NEIGHBORHOOD PROTECTION PROGRAM (File No. 422) ' Council held a public hearing to consider existing efforts and policies for neighborhood action and additional measures to further assist neighborhoods with existing resources. (Continued from 317195, 3/21195 and 5/2195.) Council discussed the request from Residents for Quality Neighborhoods to continue the item, budget implications, and alternative #2. Moved by Roalman/Smith to continue to a date uncertain; acknowledge the budget process, direct staff to work with neighborhood groups; motion carried (5 -0). 2. APPEAL - PARKING EXCEPTION (File No. 407) Council held a public hearing to consider an appeal by Alana Reynolds of a Planning Commission denial of parking exceptions at 1939 Huasna Dr.; Alana Reynolds, applicant (OTHER 15 -95). Arnold Jonas. Community Development Director, described the property and the garage that had been converted to living quarters without permit. Mayor Settle declared the public hearing open. Alana Reynolds, applicant, requested an additional uncovered parking space, stating her neighbor was willing to do a lot line adjustment. She stated the proposal was consistent with the character of the neighborhood, and could meet all three findings. Ray.Nordauist. Chair of the Residents for Quality Neighborhoods (RON), expressed concern about illegal garage conversions and the precedent that this request would establish. City Council Meeting Tuesday, May 16, 1995 - 7:00 p.m. Page 4 John Ashbaugh, San Luis Obispo, spoke in support of the applicant, stating the proposal was in line with the character of the neighborhood and expressing concern about selective enforcement. He stated he was an interested party, and was not representing the applicant. Don Smith, San Luis Obispo, said he felt the proposal would not deteriorate the neighborhood. Mayor Settle declared the public hearing closed. Council discussed the impacts of garage conversions, other enforcement activities, building code requirements, and alternatives available to the applicant. Moved by Roalman/Williams to adopt Resolution No. 8418 making findings and upholding the Planning Commission's action denying the requested parking exceptions; motion carried (5-0). COMMUNICATIONS C.L.R.1. Council Member Smith reviewed the Council /Manager Leadership Workshop held at Lake Tahoe, and requested a follow -up meeting (consensus). C.L.R.2. Mayor Settle announced the Police Memorial Services tomorrow at 9:00 AM at Mission Plaza. C.L.R.3. City Clerk Diane Gladwell extended an invitation from the County Historical Museum to celebrate their re -opening on Saturday. 3. ELKS LANE BRIDGE REPLACEMENT (File No. 91 -08) Council considered the environmental determination for the "Elks Lane Bridge Replacement," City Plan No. L -10H. Wayne Peterson, City Engineer, reviewed the environmental determination. Moved by Romero/Roalman to adopt Resolution No. 8419 determining there will be no significant environmental impacts for the bridge replacement project and approving a negative declaration; motion carried (5-0). Moved by Romero/Roalman to continue the following closed session item to Saturday, May 20,1995 (unanimous consent): Conference with legal counsel pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9 regarding existing litigation: Merrill v. City of San Luis Obispo and Aispuro v. City of San Luis Obispo. �I 8:25 PM there being no further business to come before the City Council, MavorSettle'adjourned the meeting to Saturday, May 20, 1995 at 8:30 AM in the Counci hambef. ... Y APPROVED BY COUNCIL: Diane R(-Gladwli, DRG:dir City Clerk 1