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02/13/2001MINUTES CONITNUED MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL CITY OF SAN LUIS OBISPO TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2001 - 7:00 P.M. COUNCIL CHAMBER, 990 PALM STREET SAN LUIS OBISPO, CALIFORNIA ROLL CALL: Council Members Present: Council Members Jan Howell Marx, Christine Mulholland, Ken Schwartz, Vice Mayor John Ewan, and Mayor Allen K. Settle City Staff: Present: Ken Hampian, City Administrative Officer; Jeff Jorgensen, City Attorney; Lee Price, City Clerk; Wendy George, Assistant City Administrative Officer, Ron Whisenand, Development Review Manager, Bill Statler, Finance Director; Jim Gardiner, Police Chief; Mike McCluskey, Public Works Director; Paul LeSage, Parks and Recreation Director; Pam Ricci, Associate Planner and Mary Kopecky, Assistant City Clerk PUBLIC COMMENT ' Richard Kransdorf urged Council not to begin important discussions late in the evening. Members of the Gold Coast Chorus serenaded Council Member Schwartz with a chorus of "Let Me Call You Sweetheart" and "Heart of My Heart," as a Valentine gift from his wife, Martha Schwartz. CONTINUED ITEM 2. 98). Mayor Settle stepped down due to a potential conflict of interest Vice Mayor Ewan, encouraged those who had not commented at the February 6, 2001 meeting to speak, however, he noted that their comments would not be part of the official record. The public testimony period (which was closed at the end of the meeting of February 6, 2001) was not reopened, however the following individuals provided additional comments. Public Comments: Andrew Merriam, Dalidio family representative, addressed public concerns and urged Council to support the project Christine Dalidio, applicant, urged Council to support the project. —end of public comments- City Council Meeting Page 2 Tuesday, February 13, 2001 - 7:00 p.m. Development Review Manager Whisenand and Associate Planner Ricci presented the staff report. Council comments followed. Council Members Mulholland, Marx. and Ewan spoke against proceeding with the project.. Council Member Schwartz voiced support for the staff recommendation and previous Council action. ACTION: Moved by Mulholland /Marc deny the certification of the EIR; motion passed 3:1:1 (Schwartz opposed; Settle refrained). ACTION: Moved by Mulholland /Marx to adopt Resolution No. 9154 to deny the annexation and prezoning requests, based on findings that the land use categories for the site reflected on the existing Land Use Element map are no longer appropriate, and directing staff to study land use options for the property and return to the Council at a later date with a report analyzing those options; motion passed 3:1:1 (Schwartz opposed; Settle refrained). ACTION: Moved by Marx/Mulholland directed staff to come back to the Council with more information and land use options that would consider conservation of open space and preservation of agriculture; motion passed 4:0:1 (Schwartz opposed; Settle refrained). LIAISON REPORTS Council Member Mulholland reported on the January 18, 2001 California Men's Colony Citizens' Advisory Committee meeting. Council Member Mulholland reported on the January 3, 2001 meeting of the Human Relations Commission. 1 Council Member Mulholland reported on the latest County Water Resources Advisory Committee meeting. Council Member Schwartz reported that at the latest meeting of San Luis Obispo Regional Transit Authority (SLORTA), the decision to make call boxes universally accessible has been postponed until a study is completed. Council Member Schwartz noted that at the latest meeting of the San Luis Obispo Council of Governments (SLOCOG), County staff was directed to study unmet transit needs and report back. Council Member Marx updated Council on the January 10, 2001 San Luis Obispo County Flood Control and Water Conservation District Zone 9 Advisory Committee meeting. She asked Council Member Schwartz to attend the February 28, 2001 in her place. COMMUNICATIONS Council Member Marx announced that the City is currently seeking applications for most of the City's advisory bodies. She urged interested citizens to apply and return applications to the Office of the City Clerk by February 23, 2001. There being no further business to come before the City Council, Mayor Settle adjourned the meeting at 10:00 p.m. to Tuesday, February 20, 2001 at 4:00 p.m. in the Council Chamber, 990 I Palm Street, San Luis Obispo. City Council Meeting Tuesday, February 13, 2001 - 7:00 p.m. 1 APPROVED BY COUNCIL: 3/6101 F 1 Mary Assistant City Clerk Page 3