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05/20/1995ROLL CALL: Council Members Present: Council Members Bill Roalman, Kathy Smith, Dodie Williams, Vice Mayor Romero and Mayor Allen K. 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, Mike McCluskey, Public Works Director; Arnold Jonas, Community Development Director, Bill Statler, Finance Director, Bob Neumann, Fire Chief; Ann Slate, Personnel Director; Jim Gardiner, Police Chief; Paul LeSage, Parks and Recreation Director, John Moss, Utilities Director 'There were no Public Comments. PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD BUDGET WORKSHOP 1. PRELIMINARY 1995 -97 FINANCIAL PLAN (File No. 233) Council review and consideration of the Preliminary Financial Plan for 1995 -97. John Dunn, City Administrative Officer, presented an overview of the preliminary financial plan, Including staffing, capital improvement plan (CIP), and proposed fee increases. Bill Statler, Director of Finance, provided the key budget features. Ken Hampian, Assistant City Administrative Officer, reviewed the results of the Council's goal setting directions. Jim Gardiner. Police Chief, reviewed the Police budget. Bob Neumann, Fire Chief, reviewed the Fire budget John Moss, Utilities Director, reviewed the Utilities budget Mike McCluskey, Director of Public Works, reviewed the Public Works budget. John Ewan, representing ECOSLO, presented a recycling outreach proposal. MINUTES REGULAR MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL CITY OF SAN LUIS OBISPO SATURDAY, MAY 209 1995 - 9:00 AM CITY HALL - COUNCIL CHAMBERS - 990 PALM STREET SAN LUIS OBISPO, CALIFORNIA ROLL CALL: Council Members Present: Council Members Bill Roalman, Kathy Smith, Dodie Williams, Vice Mayor Romero and Mayor Allen K. 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, Mike McCluskey, Public Works Director; Arnold Jonas, Community Development Director, Bill Statler, Finance Director, Bob Neumann, Fire Chief; Ann Slate, Personnel Director; Jim Gardiner, Police Chief; Paul LeSage, Parks and Recreation Director, John Moss, Utilities Director 'There were no Public Comments. PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD BUDGET WORKSHOP 1. PRELIMINARY 1995 -97 FINANCIAL PLAN (File No. 233) Council review and consideration of the Preliminary Financial Plan for 1995 -97. John Dunn, City Administrative Officer, presented an overview of the preliminary financial plan, Including staffing, capital improvement plan (CIP), and proposed fee increases. Bill Statler, Director of Finance, provided the key budget features. Ken Hampian, Assistant City Administrative Officer, reviewed the results of the Council's goal setting directions. Jim Gardiner. Police Chief, reviewed the Police budget. Bob Neumann, Fire Chief, reviewed the Fire budget John Moss, Utilities Director, reviewed the Utilities budget Mike McCluskey, Director of Public Works, reviewed the Public Works budget. John Ewan, representing ECOSLO, presented a recycling outreach proposal. City Council Meeting Saturday, May 20, 1995 - 9:00 a.m. Page 2 Mark Shaffer, Director of Ride -On Transit, requested the City's participation in the Transit Management Authority (TMA) over the next year. Dee Mason, Visitors and Conference Bureau (VCB), spoke about convention and conference planning. Jonni Biaggini, VCB, presented a study of visitor's activities in the County, and stated that 32% of their members were in the City of San Luis Obispo. Michael Rader, President of the VCB, urged the Council to accept the full funding for the VCB. Beverly Ensing, 283 Chorro, requested $300,000 for traffic calming for the Chorro Street neighborhood. Betty Schetzer, 225 Almond, thanked the Council for their support for residential neighborhoods. Richard DeBlauw, Arroyo Grande, representing property owners in the Margarita Expansion Area, expressed concern about user and impact fees. He urged Council to create a sales tax. Bob Wilkinson, representing the Firefighters' Association, requested reinstatement of three Fire positions and presented a study of staffing levels in different departments. Bill Thoma. President of the Chamber of Commerce, asked Council not to implement proposed fees and to defer capital improvement projects. Robert Middleton. Pismo Beach, spoke in support of a local income tax. Sandi Sigurdson, Executive Director of the San Luis Obispo County Symphony, asked Council to support VCB funding and ECOSLO programs. Jeff Wagner. San Luis Obispo, supported funding traffic calming and enforcement programs. Ray Nordguist, Chair of the Residents for Quality Neighborhoods (RON), asked for a Neighborhood Services Office and more assistance to neighborhoods. Robert Griffin. Chair of the Chamber of Commerce Tourism Council, urged Council not to reduce tourism funding. Pat Veesart, 976 Buchon, spoke in support of the full -time Natural Resource Director and ECOSLO funding. Dr. Richard Kreisa, San Luis Obispo, questioned additional staffing for the City Administrator's Office, and urged Council to fund and support goals established by the Environmental Quality Task Force (EQTF). Steve Boyer, 67 Chorro, supported traffic calming funding. Bob Rowntree. 808 Murray, spoke in support of neighborhood protection and parking structure planning. Phil Ashley. 1586 La Cita Court, supported ECOSLO and the environmental position, 1 City Council Meeting Saturday, May 20, 1995 - 9:00 a.m. Page 3 recommending the title be changed to City Ecologist or Natures Resource Manager. 12:25 PM Mayor Settle declared a recess for lunch. 1:30 PM Council reconvened, all Council Members present. Paul LeSage. Director of Parks and Recreation, reviewed the proposed Parks and Recreation budget. Arnold Jonas, Community Development Director, reviewed their budget. Jeff Jorgensen, City Attorney, presented the City Attorney's budget. Diane Gladwell, City Clerk, reviewed the proposed budget for City Clerk. Bill Statler, Director of Finance, reviewed the Finance budget. Ann Slate, Personnel Director, reviewed the Personnel's budget. Ken Hampian, Assistant City Administrative Officer, reviewed Administration's budget. COMMUNICATIONS There were no Communications. Moved by Romero/Williams to continue the following closed session item to Tuesday, May 23,1995 (unanimous consent): Conference with legal counsel pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9 (continued from 5116195) regarding existing litigation: Merrill v. City of San Luis Obispo and Aispuro v. City of San Luis Obispo. 3:40 PM there being no further business to come before the City Council, Mayor S tle adjourned the meeting to Monday, May 22, 1995 at 11:00 AM at the Blackstone Hotel, 840 / nterey Street, San Luis Obispo. APPROVED BY COUNCIL: DRG.jsb MINUTES ADJOURNED MEETING CITY OF SAN LUIS OBISPO MONDAY, MAY 22, 1995 - 11:00 AM BLACKSTONE HOTEL - 840 MONTEREY STREET SAN LUIS OBISPO, CALIFORNIA ROLL CALL: Council Members City