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12/12/1995City Council Meeting Tuesday, December 12, 1995 -12:00 p.m. Page 2 PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD I There were no public comments. STUDY SESSION 1. GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEM (File No. 539) Council considered a status report on the City's GIS (Geographic Information System) Management Program. Mike McCluskev, Public Works Director, presented the history of the GIS program. Allen Hopkins. GIS Manager, demonstrated the current GIS functions and capabilities. Mike McCluskev discussed the future implementation of the program. Staff answered Council's questions regarding the GIS. 1:19 p.m. There being no further business to come before the City Council, Mayor Settle adjourned the meeting to Tuesday, December 12, 1995, at 7:00 p.m. in the Council C)wAyber. �i APPROVED BY COUNCIL: KC:dr Ffi Con ssistant City Clerk MINUTES ADJOURNED MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL CITY OF SAN LUIS OBISPO TUESDAY, DECEMBER 12, 1995 - 7:00 P.M. CITY HALL - COUNCIL CHAMBER ROOM - 990 PALM STREET SAN LUIS OBISPO, CALIFORNIA ROLL CALL: Council Members Present: Council Members Kathy Smith, Dave Romero, Bill Roalman, Vice Mayor Dodie Williams, and Mayor Allen Settle Absent: None City Staff Present: John Dunn, City Administrative .Officer; Jeff Jorgensen, City Attorney; Ken Hampian, Assistant City Administrative Officer, Kim Condon, Assistant City Clerk; Arnold Jonas, Community I Development Director; John Mandeville, Long Range Planning Manager; Bill Statler, Finance Director City Council Meeting Tuesday, December 12, 1995 - 7:00 p.m. Page 2 1 PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD P.C.1. Mary Pagel. Palm Street, said the Welding Works Building was not an appropriate location for the People's Kitchen. P.C.2. Walter Schroeder, Conejo Avenue, asked Council when corrective action would be taken to enlarge the Andrews - Alisal Drain. P.C.3. Don Smith, Vista Lago, asked Council to direct staff to look into SB 901, which would limit development in communities without adequate water. CONSENT AGENDA C -1 ANTI - CORRUPTION ACT (File No. 302) Council consider giving conceptual support to the Anti - Corruption Act of 1996, a State initiative effort to lessen the impact of money and special interests on elections. Moved by Roalman /Smith to authorize the Mayor to send a letter to the California Public Interest Research Group conceptually endorsing the Anti- Corruption Act, but defer making a formal endorsement until further analysis is available; motion carried (5 -0). C -2 WATER TRANSMISSION MAIN (File No. 500 - 9635 - 510-552) Council considered a Request for Proposals (RFP) for "Engineering Design Services Water Transmission Main: California Blvd. to Reservoir No. 2," estimated to cost $224,600. Moved by Roalman /Smith to approve RFP and authorize the City Administrative Officer to award an agreement for design services if cost does not exceed $224,600; motion carried (5 -0). C-3 DISTRICT ZONE 9 (File No. 591) Council considered the agreement between San Luis Obispo County Flood Control and Water Conservation District Zone 9 and the City of San Luis Obispo for 1995196. Moved by Roalman/Smith to 1) approve the agreement between San Luis Obispo County Flood Control and Water Conservation District Zone 9 and the City of San Luis Obispo for Streambed Clearing Program, Giant Reed Eradication Program, and Streambed Improvement Program, as amended to include, "and the California Men's Colony" in paragraph 6 of the agreement; and, 2) authorize the Mayor to execute the agreement; motion carried (5-0). C-4 POLICY FOR PLACING ITEMS ON THE AGENDA (File No. 113) Council considered amending Section 1.2.1 of Council Policies and Procedures to allow individual Council Members to place items on the City Council agenda under urgent circumstances. Moved by Roalman/Smith to adopt Resolution No. 8473 amending Section 1.2.1 of Council Policies and Procedures: motion carried (5 -0). COUNCIL LIAISON REPORTS City Council Meeting Tuesday, December 12, 1995 - 7:00 p.m. Page 3 L.R.1. Mayor Settle reported that he and Council Member Roalman had attended the December 6, 1995 SLOCOG meeting and that Bob Braitman would be speaking to SLOCOG about LAFCo's at their January 27, 1996 meeting. STUDY SESSION 1. AIRPORT AREA ANNEXATION STATUS REPORT (File No. 441,) Council considered a status report and policy review on the Airport Area Annexation. Arnold Jonas. Community Development Director, said he hoped that the Council would take action this evening leading to some positive approach to annexation. John Mandeville, Long Range Planning Manager, reviewed the current policy strategy for the Airport Area annexation, and what additional planning would be necessary before questions about development could be answered. He concluded with a summary of the staff recommendation to approve a work program for commencing the annexation of the Airport Area, including: a) Initiate amendments to the Land Use Element to delete the outdated reference to the 1995 Airport Area policy and to replace the requirement for a specific plan prior to annexation with a requirement for water delivery, wastewater collection, drainage, circulation, urban design, and cost recovery plans; b) Prepare a plan for paying the costs of consultant preparation of the required plans and a mechanism for recovering the costs of preparing the plans and of constructing necessary public facilities; C) Prepare Request for Proposals for preparation of water, sewer, drainage, circulation, and urban design plans of the area; d) Include Airport Area planning as a program for Council consideration in the 1996 CDBG Consolidated Plan; and e) Continue to process individual Airport Area annexation proposals on a case- by-case basis as individual amendments to the Land Use Element. Mayor Settle opened the public hearing. Bill Thorne San Luis Obispo resident and President of the Chamber of Commerce, supported the staff recommendation and urged the Council to move forward aggressively on the annexation. Jack Penrod representing a company with property within the annexation area, strongly support annexation and encouraged Council to take the politics out of the situation. John Ewan. San Luis Obispo, asked Council to show leadership and vision and finance a study on how the area will interface with the rest of the City. Christine Mulholland, San Luis Obispo, warned Council about the environmental damage at and around the UNOCAL site, did not approve of the use of CDBG funds to pay for development, and discouraged annexation without a specific plan and intense environmental studies. City Council Meeting Tuesday, December 12, 1995 - 7:00 p.m. Page 4 t Don Smith, Vista Lego, recommended that if the area was to be annexed, a specific plan and EIR should be done first, and that the property owners put up the capital costs for the study, but was opposed to the annexation. Norman Beko. County property owner, said the economic benefits of annexation could be substantial and of long -term benefit. Penny Raooa. San Luis Obispo, asked Council to have the political fortitude to carry out the vision of annexing the Airport Area. Bill Coy. Chamber of Commerce Board Member, said the Council should move forward to plan the area under City jurisdiction but did not believe the property owners should fund the development plan. Dana Lillev. County Planning and Building Department, recommended focused studies on the area and explained briefly how the County is planning the area. Charles Senn, San Luis Obispo, suggested the City undertake a mediation process that would include the City, County and Airport area property owners. Jim Philbin, local resident, said the property owners in the annexation area question the benefits of annexation. Marc Brazil. San Luis Obispo, felt a Specific Plan was very important in order to guarantee the annexation would be in character with the rest of the City. After discussion, moved by RomeroMilliams to direct staff to consider a "lean and mean" specific plan and research and come to Council with a funding mechanism that may include City participation in the cost; motion failed; (2-3; Council Members Roalman, Smith and Mayor Settle voting no). After discussion, moved by Settle/Williams that Council adopt recommended Mayor's motion one and six: 1) define Specific Plan in the LUE to stipulate that annexed airport land meet criteria for; A. Urban Design Plan, B) water delivery, C) wastewater collection, D) drainage, E) circulation, impact on agricultural land, and F) cost recovery plans; and, 6) direct staff to prepare a plan for paying costs of consultant preparation and method of cost recovery of required plans, plus constructing public facilities. Revised planning costs to be shared between City and property owners in a partnership, with staff providing specifics of financing options; motion carried; (3 -2; Council Members Romero and Roalman voting no). Council Member Roalman initially voted in the affirmative on the above motion. However, after the electronic vote was taken, Mr. Roalman declared that he had not understood one part of the motion which he was in disagreement with, and asked that he amend his vote to the negative. No objection was raised. Moved by Romero/Settle to direct staff to proceed with Items two, three, and four in the Mayor's recommended motion: 2) prepare Request for Proposals for preparation of water, sewer, drainage, circulation and urban design plans; 3) the 1996 CDBG Consolidated Plan should consider the Airport Area planning as a program, and 4) process individual Airport Area Annexation proposals as incremental amendments to the Land Use Element; motion carried (4-1, Council Member Roalman voting no). Mayor Settle, for the record, said he would submit his 14 questions to staff for response. Moved by Romero/Smith to direct staff to expeditiously pursue the background information for the Airport Annexation; motion carried (5 -0). City Council Meeting Tuesday, December 12, 1995 - 7:00 p.m. Page 5 Mayor Settle stated, for the record, that though he supported the last motion, he thought it had already been done in earlier motions. Comm. 1. Mayor Settl e called attention to a scroll hanging in the Chamber from the Mayor of Hiroshima of a Confucius symbol which translated says, "There is a balance between the sword and the pen." and the government is to produce that kind of balance for the benefit of the people. Comm. 2. Assistant City Administrative Officer Ken Hamoian said that the deadline for nominations for the Open Space Financing Task Force was last Friday (1218), however not enough nominations had been received. He said more nominations were expected and requested that the appointments be postponed until the second meeting in January (1116). 9:47 p.m. There being no further business to come before the City ci(, Mayor Settle adjourned the meeting to Closed Session in the Council Hearing `Room., �� APPROVED BY COUNCIL: KC:dr Assistant City Clerk CLOSED SESSION OF THE CITY COUNCIL CITY OF SAN LUIS OBISPO TUESDAY, DECEMBER 12, 1995 -10:00 P.M. CITY HALL - COUNCIL HEARING ROOM - 990 PALM STREET SAN LUIS OBISPO, CALIFORNIA ROLL CALL: Council Members Present: Council Members Kathy Smith, Dave Romero, Bill Roalman, Vice Mayor Dodie Williams, and Mayor Allen Settle Absent: None City Staff Present: John Dunn, City Administrative Officer, Jeff Jorgensen, City Attorney CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL (pursuant to Government. Code g 54956.9 (c) regarding anticipated litigation. Number of cases: 1 Council considered whether to initiate litigation; no action was taken 10:09 p.m. Mayor Settl e declared a recess to convene in open session in the Council Chamber, where City Attorney Jorgensen reported that no action had been taken. 10:10 p.m. Mayor Settle adjourned the meeting to Thursday, Janu�r 1996 in the Council Chamber. APPROVED BY COUNCIL: KC:dr Kim Condbn, Assistant City Clerk