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11/15/1995City Council Meeting Tuesday, November 15, 1995 - 7:00 Page 4 9:10 PM Council reconvened, all Council Members present. Council discussed the multi- source water policy and fee implementation options. Mayor Pinard declared the public hearing open. Leslie Ramsay. Executive Director of the San Luis Obispo Building Improvement Association, stated that if fees were implemented, houses would not be built because of the cumulative effect of fees. Pierre Rademaker, representing the Chamber of Commerce Water Task Force, supported the adoption of the plan, and stated they were not for or against water impact fees. Steven Barasch, 225 Prado Road, requested a delay of the fees because of the burden placed on residential building. Phil Ashley, representing the Environmental Quality Task Force (EQTF), presented six recommendations for changes in the plan. Charles Senn. 2840 El Cerrito, requested Council exclude commercial condominium conversions from the requirement for separate water meters. Marilyn Britton, Executive Director of the County Farm Bureau, spoke against the EQTF recommendations and requested a guarantee that there would be no negative impacts because of ' water releases (page 14). Mayor Pinard declared the public hearing closed. Moved by Romero /Settle to approve the initial environmental study (ER 25-93) and the negative declaration of environmental impacts; motion carried (5-0). Council discussed the retrofit policy and its impact on revenues. Moved by Rappa /Settle to amend page 14, Chapter 2, last paragraph, line 2 to read, °Recognizing the Importance of the continued production of food and fiber, as well as open space"; motion carried (5-0). Moved by Settle /Roalman to add a fifth bullet to page 26 "providing water for habitat management°; motion carried (4-1, Council Member Romero voting no) Moved by Rappa /Settle to adopt Resolution No. 8370, adopting the Urban Water Management Plan as amended and including chapter two as the Water Element to the General Plan, effective December 15, 1994; motion carried (5-0). Council discussed alternatives to protect the reliability reserve. Moved by Roalman /Settle to adopt Option #3 (Charter amendment), which provides for an election to be held at the next municipal election and to reaffirm the language in the Urban Water Management Plan policy 2.4 to not allow the water reserve to be used for additional development; motion carried (4-1, Council Member Romero voting no).